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Kim said the Trump administration is "trumpeting about "peace by strength" by deploying "one strategic striking means after another in South Korea", citing the Carl Vinson carrier group, nuclear strategic bombers and stealth fighters. On April 16, United States and South Korean military officials also reported that Pyongyang's latest missile test had failed the same day, with the projectile exploding nearly immediately after the launch .
  • Trump Administration Delivers Message to North Korea

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    Pointing to Mr Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan, Mr Pence said North Korea "would do well not to test his resolve", or the USA armed forces in the region. "Part of the trip is the very big symbolism of listening", the adviser said. While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential test and an escalated USA response has trailed Pence as he undertakes his Asian tour.
  • French police thwart attack days before election, official says

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    French Interior Minister Matthias Fekl speaks to reporters. Separately, sources in the camp of conservative Francois Fillon said they had been warned there was a security risk for the right-wing candidate. Candidates have been heavily guarded during the election campaign, and until now there had been few security scares. Officers have been hunting the pair since last week and arrested them within minutes of each other on Tuesday.
  • What Is the Nuclear Option?

    What Is the Nuclear Option?

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    What the rest are really mad about is the way the Republican majority treated Obama's nominee, Merrick Garland, denying that well-qualified judge so much as a committee hearing, much less a vote by the full Senate. Gorsuch is expected to join a conservative-leaning voting bloc of justices, making five on the nine-member court. Democrats can choose a ruling or two as alibis for opposing Gorsuch, but their real reason is two things that happened a year ago - the shabby treatment of Garland and ...
  • "Maximum pressure and engagement" key to Trump's North Korea policy

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    China has been calling for a diplomatic resolution to escalating tensions, with Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi recently telling reporters in Beijing that, "military force can not resolve the issue". 2 official. Yesterday, the US dropped one of the largest non-nuclear bombs in the American arsenal on ISIS forces in Afghanistan. An official from South Korea's Defense Ministry couldn't immediately confirm whether any of the rockets represented a new type of ICBM.
  • Pence says USA set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

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    So when the medium-range missile test failed right after launch early Sunday morning local time, Trump was informed immediately and chose to downplay it, according to the person. The vice president earlier visited a military installation near the DMZ, Camp Bonifas, for a briefing with military leaders at the joint U.S. He said his country "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S".
  • How the Region will remember Vimy Ridge

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    Britain's Prince Charles attended the commemoration with his sons, Princes William and Harry, who dropped boots symbolizing the dead soldiers and ceramic poppies at the grand war memorial that marks the site of the battle. "As we commemorate the 100 anniversary of this historic battle, we honour our courageous soldiers' sacrifices, and are reminded that our women and men in uniform today carry on their legacy and dedication".
  • Danny Lee off to strong start at RBC Heritage tournament

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    The low scoring continued Friday after a record-low average in the opening round. Belfast's Michael Hoey shot a 73 to add to his first round 76, leaving him on three over par but he missed the cut . He said he was mentally tired after failing to reach the weekend at the Arnold Palmer Invitational and Puerto Rico Open in March. "I proved that the last couple of holes".
  • Pence, Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

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    The last time Wu visited Pyongyang, in early February a year ago, his job was to urge restraint after North Korea announced a plan to put a satellite into orbit with a long-range rocket. "We're reviewing all of our trade agreements across the world to ensure that they benefit our economy as much as they benefit our trading partners", Pence told the American Chamber of Commerce in Korea.
  • U.S. military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

    U.S. military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

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    While the North did not conduct a nuclear test, the specter of a potential escalated US response trailed Pence as he began a 10-day trip to Asia amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric. In a call with Sergei Lavrov on Friday, Wang Yi said the common goal of the two nations was to "bring all the parties back to the negotiating table", according to a statement on China's Foreign Ministry website.
  • Bash: Trump's support of O'Reilly 'inappropriate'

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    Trump, 70, defended the anchor to The New York Times on Wednesday, stating that O'Reilly "shouldn't have settled". "Because you should have taken it all the way", said Trump. They're taking a look at them because this really is a sexual harassment enterprise. Diamond, a former host on Fox News and Fox Business, wrote on Twitter to Trump that she was "saddened reading your comments".