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Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the US rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump does not signal a USA withdrawal from trade and economic development in the region. Further, Geers said, because of the limited number of servers and access points to North Korea's very restricted internet , "if it ever came to cyberwar between the United States and North Korea, it would be an overwhelming victory for the West".
  • Erdogan says Turkey could hold referendum on European Union membership bid

    Erdogan says Turkey could hold referendum on European Union membership bid

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    Those concerns include observed irregularities on voting day and an uneven playing field during the hard campaign period, which took place under a state of emergency. Further, it would allow Erdoğan to run for two more election terms and essentially "rule by decree", as Common Dreams previously wrote . The changes would also potentially keep Erdogan in power until 2029.
  • Vijay Mallya arrested in London

    Vijay Mallya arrested in London

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    Mallya, wanted by CBI and Enforcement directorate in loan default case, was declared a wilful defaulter previous year for re-paying a sum related to Kingfisher Airlines that was grounded in 2012. Mallya was arrested on an extradition warrant, the Scotland Yard was quoted as saying by the PTI . The founder of the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines owes over 9000 crores to various banks and has been charged with cheating and conspiracy by the CBI.
  • Russia says it won't 'shield anyone' in chemical probe

    Russia says it won't 'shield anyone' in chemical probe

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    USA spending, too, has tapered off in recent years. But he clearly wasn't counting on it. "It may be just the opposite". Despite initial hopes in Moscow of better ties with the USA under President Donald Trump, the two powers have descended into a furious war of words over the attack in the town of Khan Sheikhun and the retaliatory United States strike against the forces Kremlin ally Assad.
  • Lavrov: Russia Hopes US Not to Take Unilateral Actions Against North Korea

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    Military officials here told CNN in advance that snapping photos is what North Korea does when seeing VIPs across the way - both to document their presence and intimidate. The North regularly launches short-range missiles, but is also developing mid-range and long-range missiles meant to target USA troops in Asia and, eventually, the US mainland.
  • Fugitive Former Mexican Governor Arrested in Guatemala

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    Duarte, 43, had been on the run for six months when he was apprehended in Guatemala as a result of a joint operation by the country's police force and Interpol. The former governor of Veracruz was traveling with his wife, who was not detained. Duarte stepped down as governor on October 12, weeks before the end of his term, to face the charges against him, but then promptly disappeared.
  • BJP Will Try to Come to Power in Odisha in 2019 : Naidu

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    On Saturday, PM Modi had arrived in Odisha for the Bhartiya Janta Party's two-day national executive meeting.PM Modi will visit the famous Lingaraj Temple later in the day. Echoing similar opinion, Union Minister and BJP leader Babul Supriyo hailed Prime Minister Modi for his prolonged emphasis on proactive governance and urged that ministers must not become complacent.
  • US Democrats aim to 'Make Trump Furious' in Georgia election

    US Democrats aim to 'Make Trump Furious' in Georgia election

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    Whatever was the matter with Kansas when Thomas Frank wrote his book is now less daunting for the left, believes NY magazine's Eric Levitz, who contended in a Wednesday piece that the closeness of this week's House special election in the Wichita-centric 4th District appears to spell trouble for conservatives.
  • Canada is poised to approve a law legalizing marijuana nationwide

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    The government also proposed new legislation governing impaired driving that would make it illegal to drive within two hours if an illegal level of drugs is found in the blood. "Given the uncertainty in Washington, this is not the time to be. trying to carve off new turf and expand markets and make dramatic statements about marijuana", Hickenlooper told The Denver Post last month.
  • North Korea attempts to launch ballistic missile

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    The North has a habit of test-firing missiles to mark major dates such as Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of the nation's founder Kim Il-Sung, or as gestures of defiance when top USA officials visit the region. The official said that had it been a nuclear test, "other actions would have been taken by the U.S". Pence was notified right away about the test, that it failed after four or five seconds, and, most importantly, it was not believed to be a nuclear test or an ICBM.