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The possibility of USA military action against North Korea in response to such tests gained traction after last week's strikes against Syria. Seoul's Joint Chiefs of Staff says in a statement that the missile fired from the North's eastern coastal town of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles.) It gave no further details.
  • Man forcibly removed from United Airlines flight

    Man forcibly removed from United Airlines flight

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    Overbooking is not illegal, and most airlines do it in anticipation of no-shows, according to the US Department of Transportation . Munoz said that the airline might learn from the experience, and it was continuing to look into the incident.
  • El-Sisi announces 3-month state of emergency

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    State media said at least 27 people were killed and 78 others were injured when a bomb exploded last Palm Sunday at the main prayer hall of St. George's Church in Tanta, Egypt . The nationwide state of emergency declared by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi was agreed by the cabinet on Monday. Christians were commemorating the entry of Jesus Christ into Jerusalem, which is also known as Palm Sunday.
  • New US Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch sworn in

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    He fills the almost 14-month-old vacancy created after the death of the late Justice Antonin Scalia, who anchored the court's conservative wing for almost three decades before he died unexpectedly in February 2016. Gorsuch was confirmed to the Supreme Court by a 54-45 vote after Republicans changed the rules of the Senate to confirm Supreme Court nominees. The Senate confirmed Gorsuch last week after Republicans changed chamber rules to block the minority party from being able to ...
  • 2 dead in shooting at San Bernardino's North Park Elementary

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    It was the latest in dozens of cases of gun violence at USA school campuses. Burguan said the shooter, Cedric Anderson, 53, of Riverside, entered the classroom with a large caliber revolver and opened fire "without saying anything", killing Karen Elaine Smith, also 53, also of Riverside.
  • Egyptian Christians struck on Palm Sunday

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    Suicide bomb blasts on two Coptic churches leaves 45 dead and #Egypt in a state of shock pic.twitter.com/M5moNKbDFw- euronews (@euronews) 10 avril 2017 Has anyone admitted being behind the attacks? Yes. The blast appeared to be near the altar, he said. Hours later, a suicide bomber struck the Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria's Manshyia district.
  • Egypt's Christians bury dead after church bombings

    Egypt's Christians bury dead after church bombings

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    State Department said in a statement. "These acts will not harm the unity and cohesion of the people", said Pope Tawadros II, who was leading Palm Sunday mass at St. Islamic extremists have repeatedly targeted Egypt's Christian minority in the past. The bombings came days after US President Donald Trump welcomed Sisi to Washington and expressed his support for Egypt.
  • Norwegian police neutralise 'bomb-like object'

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    Norwegian police said they carried out a controlled explosion of what they described as a bomb-like object found Saturday night in central Oslo and detained one suspect. "Every restaurant was being closed", said 23-year-old Malin Myrvold, who witnessed the scene from a fourth-story window. "We'll be back with more", Oslo police wrote on Twitter.
  • Democrat leads Georgia congressional race

    Democrat leads Georgia congressional race

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    But there is also a glaring, flat-out lie in this ad: Ossoff did not grow up in Washington, D.C. He was born in Atlanta and grew up in Northlake, Georgia - which is part of the 6th Congressional District. Both dismiss the attacks as misguided assaults on their budget votes in elected office. Trump ended up winning in the 6th Congressional District, which is affluent and mostly white, but he did so by only 1.5 percentage points.
  • China envoy holds North Korea nuclear talks as US mulls options

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    South Korean Foreign Minister Yun Byung-Se (R) talks with Wu Dawei (L), China's Special Representative for Korean Peninsula Affairs, during their meeting in Seoul . On Fox News , Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster, Trump's national security adviser, defended the deployment, describing North Korea as a "rogue regime" with a "pattern of provocative behavior".