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Kim was greeted Saturday with thunderous applause as he stepped into view on a large podium, clapping to acknowledge the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim Il Sung Square. Counteractions would occur "in such a merciless manner as not to allow the aggressors to survive", the army statement said. "So you are saying if you feel North Korea is going to be attacked, you will use nuclear weapons?" Washington has voiced concerns over Pyongyang's nuclear ...
  • United Airlines faces mounting pressure over hospitalized passenger

    United Airlines faces mounting pressure over hospitalized passenger

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    Munoz, who leads United's parent company, apologized again to Kentucky physician David Dao, his family and the other passengers who witnessed him being taken off the flight. It was at least Munoz's fourth statement about the confrontation. These complex software packages, generally outsourced from either Hewlett Packard Enterprise or IBM, combine all major passenger service functions, including pricing, shopping, reservations, ticketing, check-in and seat assignment, said Brett Snyder, founder ...
  • Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over'

    Trump on protests demanding he release his taxes: 'The election is over'

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    Organized by Philadelphia Jobs With Justice, a local nonprofit in the area, the march wanted to show specifically with the tax returns and get answers to some questions that have been surrounding the Trump campaign and now presidency. "We march because it is in the best interest of the American people to know what financial entanglements and conflicts of interest our leaders have".
  • US VP Pence arrives near demilitarised zone dividing Koreas

    US VP Pence arrives near demilitarised zone dividing Koreas

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    While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the spectre of a potential escalated United States response trailed Pence as he began a 10-day trip to Asia. He's launched dozens of projectiles and conducted three nuclear tests since coming to power after his father's death in 2011, and claimed in January to be nearly ready to test-fire an intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • 22 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

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    Military officers operate an excavator during a rescue mission after a garbage dump collapsed and buried dozens of houses in Colombo . The death toll from the collapse of th. With around 800 tons of solid waste added to the site every day, the mountain of trash has absorbed much of Colombo's garbage for several years as large areas of the capital have undergone extensive renovations.
  • Facebook releases statement

    Facebook releases statement "condemning" killing of man in Facebook video

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    Authorities are looking for Steve Stephens , 37, a case manager at a behavioral health agency in Cleveland. Officials in the OH city said they were looking for Steve Stephens in connection with the one confirmed killing but had found no evidence to support what police said was a claim he made in the video of having killed more than a dozen other people.
  • VP warns North Korea 'strategic patience' is over

    VP warns North Korea 'strategic patience' is over

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    Earlier, Pence made an unannounced visit to the perilous Demilitarized Zone separating North and South Korea , which he called the "frontier of freedom". Although the vice president said that the United States wanted to deal with North Korea "through peaceable means, through negotiations", he made it clear that military force would be used if necessary.
  • Asian economies escape 'manipulator' tag, but expect more pressure on trade

    Asian economies escape 'manipulator' tag, but expect more pressure on trade

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    With Washington pushing a trade agenda aimed at reducing deficits, experts say the most logical option is to lengthen the time period for reviewing currency market interventions from 12 months to several years. However, if for example he put a 30 percent tariff on imports from Mexico, it is nearly certain that the Mexican peso would drop in value against the U.S.
  • Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets Russia's Putin At The Kremlin

    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Meets Russia's Putin At The Kremlin

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    Syria's government has denied responsibility for the gas attack in a rebel-held area of northern Syria that killed at least 87 people, many of them children. In Moscow , Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said they'd create working groups to smooth over differences on issues where the two countries share common goals.
  • Trump 'creating a war situation' says North Korean official at enormous parade

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    If you're still suffering from possible war anxiety, another sign to watch for is whether Vice President Mike Pence travels to Seoul , South Korea, on Sunday as part of a previously scheduled tour of Asia. As NPR's Merrit Kennedy reported earlier this week, the regime said it would "hold the US wholly accountable for the catastrophic consequences to be entailed by its outrageous actions".
  • Mixed reactions greet Trump's new attitudes on Russia, China

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    On the campaign trail, Trump had called North Atlantic Treaty Organisation "obsolete". "While China now meets only one of the three criteria for currency manipulation listed in the report, the text makes clear that China's large bilateral trade surplus with the United States is by itself enough to warrant careful scrutiny of China's trade and currency practices", Prasad said .