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Mcconnel had earlier condemned the Republicans' move, saying they need to restore the norms and traditions of the senate and get past the unprecedented partisan filibuster. In this case, the Democrats were filibustering to keep Judge Neil Gorsuch off the high court. Judge Neil Gorsuch addresses the media after President Donald Trump nominated him to the Supreme Court on January 31.
  • North Korea 'may be able to launch sarin attack'

    North Korea 'may be able to launch sarin attack'

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    Earlier today Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe warned Parliament that Pyongyang might be able to kill Japan's citizens with poison-tipped missiles. aircraft carrier group headed to monitor North Korean nuclear ambitions, Japan, a key United States ally in the region, is being forced to confront the harsh realities of a war that never really ended.
  • Pyongyang Could Be Capable of Launching Sarin-Loaded Missiles, Japanese FM Says

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    Responding to a question about Japan's readiness at a time of increased tension, Abe told lawmakers that North Korea may already have the capability to shoot missiles with sarin as warheads. While much attention is paid to Pyongyang's threats of striking the United States mainland with intercontinental ballistic missiles, South Korea and Japan are the most at risk of North Korean attack.
  • DMZ North Korea: Trump's number 2 pays shock visit to border

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    The South's National Security Council said it would respond strongly to any further provocation. "There was a period of strategic patience but the era of strategic patience is over". "We had good intelligence before the launch and good intelligence after the launch", the adviser told reporters on condition of anonymity. Mr Trump, spending the Easter weekend at his Florida resort, reinforced his commitment to the armed forces under his control.
  • North Korea fails missile launch as Pence lands in South Korea

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    The White House foreign policy adviser traveling with Pence told reporters that the type of missile that North Korea tried to fire on Sunday was medium-range, and that it exploded about 4 to 5 seconds after it was launched. The vice president earlier visited a military installation near the DMZ, Camp Bonifas, for a briefing with military leaders at the joint U.S. On Thursday, the US military said it had dropped "the mother of all bombs", the largest non-nuclear device it has ever unleashed in ...
  • Trump reverses many positions since taking office

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    President Trump's on-the-job training is exposing how much he didn't know when he was running for the nation's highest office. While criticising Russian Federation on Wednesday , Trump said he and Xi had bonded during the Chinese president's visit to the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, where they dined together with their wives and held talks.
  • US Vice President Pence visits DMZ amid high tensions with North Korea

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    US Vice President Mike Pence visits a South Korean side building inside the border village of Panmunjeom on Monday. The latest launch - which failed when the missile blew up seconds after blast off - came a day after the North held a defiant massive military parade in Pyongyang showcasing almost 60 missiles - including a suspected new intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • Mike Pence Pledges U.S

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    Secretary of Defense James Mattis said that President Donald Trump has been briefed on the failed launch and has no comment at this time. But Pence and Hwang said they were troubled by retaliatory economic moves by China against South Korea companies following the deployment in South Korea of a USA anti-missile system known as the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD).
  • Iran's Ahmadinejad sees no threat from US

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    Trump has criticised the nuclear deal and pledged during his election campaign to stop Iran's missile programme. In fact, however, it was probable that he could give way to his political colleague, former Vice-President Hamid Baghaee, to run on his platform, although there seems little likelihood that the Ahmadinejad camp could win.
  • Abe: Japan planning for refugees in event of Korean crisis

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    USA responded to latest North Korean missile launch by sending a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier. Today, US Vice President Mike Pence visited the demilitarised border between North and South Korea and repeated that the US era of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang was over.
  • World's oldest person dies in Italy at age 117

    World's oldest person dies in Italy at age 117

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    Emma said: "My life wasn't so nice". Following the advice she gave her a doctor when she was 20 years old, she ate for almost a century three eggs a day, two raw and one boiled meat and small few fruits or vegetables. She had been in love with a boy who was killed during World War I, and had no interest in marrying someone else. She outlived all eight of her brothers and sisters, one of whom lived to 102.