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Deputy national security adviser K.T. MacFarland told Fox News' Chris Wallace on "Fox News Sunday" that North Korea was a problem for everybody in the region, including China - the North's strongest ally. Meanwhile, President Trump has been in talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping to pressure North Korea to stop its provocations. While China has reportedly suspended package tours to North Korea, British travel company Koryo Tours said it would keep sending tourists to the North.
  • Pence arrives at Korean DMZ after North Korea missile test

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    Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks, amid tit-for-tat saber-rattling from the USA and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea was preparing for a sixth nuclear test. U.S. officials told CNN they did not believe the missile had intercontinental capabilities, and blew up nearly immediately after launch. "The President has no further comment", said Mattis.
  • April the giraffe's calf has his 1st visit with the vet

    April the giraffe's calf has his 1st visit with the vet

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    April is said to have recovered perfectly and is eating "everything in sight". The zoo's giraffe camera will continue to show a livestream of April and her baby until Thursday, April 20. The new calf is the first giraffe born at Animal Adventure Park. Some viewers had previously complained that the content was "sexually explicit", resulting in YouTube briefly taking down the live stream in February.
  • Pence addresses troops on N. Korea 'provocation'

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    While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential escalated US response trailed Pence as he began a 10-day trip to Asia amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric. His visit comes just after a failed missile launch by the North. Secretary of Defense James Mattis said that President Donald Trump has been briefed on the failed launch and has no comment at this time.
  • USA prepared to 'utterly destroy' N Korea nuclear sites

    USA prepared to 'utterly destroy' N Korea nuclear sites

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    A White House foreign policy adviser traveling with Pence said no US response to the missile launch was expected because there was no need for the U.S.to reinforce the failure. Pointing to the quarter-century since North Korea first obtained nuclear weapons, the vice president said a period of patience followed. The left-wing Democratic United Party has been critical of the deployment of THAAD and called for more engagement with North Korea to prevent further nuclearization.
  • Japan protests N. Korean missile test attempt

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    The U.S vice president Mike Pence has declared the North Korean failed missile launch as provocative behavior. "Beijing should make clear to Pyongyang through diplomatic channels: if the DPRK in spite of the opposition of the global community (carry out a sixth nuclear test), China should cut off the vast majority of their oil supply and China should support the Security Council to pass new sanctions including this measure", the paper said , referring to North Korea by its official title, ...
  • Pence Warns North Korea Not To Test Trump

    Pence Warns North Korea Not To Test Trump

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    The test launch came on the day after North Korea's military arsenal was displayed at a parade in Pyongyang. Earlier Monday, Pence visited with US troops at Camp Bonifas, just south of the DMZ. Abe also urged China and Russian Federation to play more constructive roles on the issue. Mr Pence voiced impatience with the unwillingness of Kim Jong-Un's regime to move towards getting rid of its nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
  • INTERNATIONAL: North Korea missile launch fails, says South Korea

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    But McMaster, speaking from Kabul, Afghanistan, acknowledged the likelihood of North Korean retaliation if Washington uses military force in an attempt to stop its weapons programs. Trump has repeatedly said he will prevent Pyongyang from developing a nuclear-tipped ballistic missile capable of reaching the mainland United States.
  • Seven ISIS Militants Killed While Planning Another Attack on Christians

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    However, the ministry did not mention if this group belongs to the Islamic State (IS) group which claimed responsibility on Sunday for the bombings of two churches. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to the Christian families affected by these deadly attacks", said William Stark, the regional manager of International Christian Concern.
  • North Korea capable of sarin attack

    North Korea capable of sarin attack

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    Mr Trump is concerned over North Korea's plans to develop a missile which could reach the continental United States, but Pyongyang is more likely to target either South Korea or Japan with a strike. Tokyo is sensitive to chemical attack as sarin was used during a domestic incident in the country in 1995. North Korea marks the 105th anniversary of the birth of the state's founder Kim Il Sung on Saturday.
  • Putin Meets Tillerson Amid Crisis in US-Russia Relations

    Putin Meets Tillerson Amid Crisis in US-Russia Relations

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    Lavrov, addressing a news conference, said that Moscow is ready to restore an air safety agreement covering Syria which it had suspended after last week's USA missile strikes on Syria. Lavrov also that Putin could restore a military hotline with the USA if Washington focuses on fighting the Islamic State and other extremist groups.