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Abe has regularly pressed Trump to maintain pressure on Pyongyang, particularly on the matter of Japanese citizens who were abducted by the regime decades ago. Even so, at times he appeared somewhat bored at Ryogoku Kokugikan Stadium. Reporters traveling with the president said he did not clap or react much when the wrestlers faced him, threw ceremonial salt or swayed from side to side.
  • Jayme Closs' kidnapper sentenced to life in prison

    Jayme Closs' kidnapper sentenced to life in prison

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    Closs statement ended with a defiant message for her kidnapper, calling him a coward. Before making his decision, the Barron County judge heard from Jayme, 13, through a statement read by her attorney. Sheriff's deputies drove toward the home and, unbeknownst to them at the time, passed Patterson's auto. "I don't know where I am", she continued. Patterson told her that if anyone found out she was there, bad things would happen to her, the complaint said.
  • At least 19 students die in India fire: medical officer

    At least 19 students die in India fire: medical officer

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    Upadhyay. The fire is the latest in a long line of deadly blazes in India . Five more students who were injured were taken to nearby hospitals, he added. The fire broke out at Takshashila complex the Friday afternoon. In a video clip of the incident, some young students can be seen coming out of the windows of a coaching class and jumping off from the third and fourth floors amid thick smoke coming out from the building.
  • Ameren Missouri uses drones to help restore power and assess tornado damage

    Ameren Missouri uses drones to help restore power and assess tornado damage

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    Linda Lee Brownlee, 74, was found dead in her destroyed home near the city of Adair after someone called 911 just before 2 a.m., CT the sheriff's office said. Bynum. The National Weather Service confirmed that the deadly tornado moved over Missouri's capital Jefferson City shortly before midnight. "It looks to stay quite wet over the next week across the central portion of the country", said meteorologist Mark Chenard of the National Weather Service (NWS) Weather Prediction Center in ...
  • Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

    Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

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    However, Trump and other USA officials have brushed that aside, calling for Kim to take action on a commitment to denuclearise. But Pyongyang on Friday said that negotiations won't resume until Washington abandons its disarmament demands, and accused the US of making impossible demands and therefore deliberately sabotaging the talks.
  • North Korea calls Biden a 'fool of low IQ' for criticizing Kim

    North Korea calls Biden a 'fool of low IQ' for criticizing Kim

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    Biden, a former vice president, has recently criticized U.S. President Donald Trump , saying: "Are we a nation that embraces dictators and tyrants like [Vladimir] Putin and Kim Jong Un? ". It was the first time the USA had seized a North Korean vessel after several years of close calls on the high seas in which the country's shippers renamed their vessels, used false flags and turned off their tracking devices to avoid detection.
  • Trump Punches Back at Tillerson's 'Unprepared' Claims

    Trump Punches Back at Tillerson's 'Unprepared' Claims

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    In a statement to the Washington Post the president disputed the claim and said he was " perfectly prepared " for the meeting with Putin . The Trump-Putin exchange was reportedly expected to last 45 minutes, but it ended up dragging on for more than two hours as the Russian president ran circles around Trump on matters of global significance.
  • Julian Assange Faces New US Charges

    Julian Assange Faces New US Charges

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    Assange was arrested in April in the Ecuadorian embassy in London, ending a seven-year stint where he had lived in the embassy claiming political asylum and had also avoided extradition to Sweden on rape charges. The administration of President Donald Trump disclosed 17 charges against Assange under the Espionage Act, relating to his receipt and publication of classified military documents and diplomatic cables in 2010 and 2011.
  • Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat

    Trump bypasses Congress on Saudi arms sales, citing Iran threat

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    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior aides are pushing for the administration to invoke an emergency provision that would allow President Trump to prevent Congress from halting the sales, worth about $7 billion. Congress dealt Trump a harsh rebuke in March with a historic bipartisan resolution that would have curtailed the president's war-making powers and ended American support for the Saudi-led coalition.
  • Trump Authorizes $16 Billion to Farmers Hit by China Trade Retaliation

    Trump Authorizes $16 Billion to Farmers Hit by China Trade Retaliation

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    The U.S. Department of Agriculture said that as of Sunday farmers had planted only 49% of the corn they said they had planned to plant, the lowest percentage at this point in the calendar since 1980. Huawei has repeatedly denied that any of its products pose a security risk, noting that Beijing has never requested access to its equipment and if it did, the company would refuse to comply, reports CNN.
  • Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

    Trump says he will send 1,500 troops to Middle East

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    Pentagon officials say the move comes in response to an Iranian " campaign " against USA interests in the Middle East, blaming the Islamic Republic for a recent attack on tanker vessels at port in the UAE . Ahead of Thursday's meeting with Trump and top Pentagon officials, Shanahan said the goal of any additional forces would be to ensure the protection of USA troops and avoid the risk of Iranian miscalculation that could lead to a broader conflict.