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The official briefed reporters on customary condition of anonymity after U.S. Vice President Mike Pence met Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso in Tokyo to launch the U.S. Kim said the Korean Peninsula has become "the world's biggest hotspot" due to the "aggressive war drill" being conducted by the USA and South Korea there.
  • The U.S. faces a complicated landscape on the Korean peninsula

    The U.S. faces a complicated landscape on the Korean peninsula

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    A North Korean deputy foreign minister also told the BBC Monday that the country would continue to carry out missile tests "every weekly, monthly, and yearly basis". "The South Korean public in general has come out and said, 'We support these more hardline measures to deal with these problems, '" he says. Pence arrived in Tokyo from South Korea, where he assured leaders of the "iron-clad" alliance with the United States.
  • Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

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    The French interior minister says police have arrested two suspected radicals who were allegedly preparing an "imminent" terror attack in France as it prepares to vote Sunday in the first round of its presidential election. "My first measure as president will be to reinstate France's borders", Le Pen said to wide applause and cheers from the crowd of about 5,000, prompting the National Front's (FN) traditional "This is our home!" chant.
  • Spicer apologises for 'inexcusable' Hitler gaffe

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    He was accused of being insensitive to Jews and Holocaust survivors. "(Hitler) was not using the gas on his own people the same way that Assad is doing", Spicer said. "Any attack on innocent people is reprehensible and inexcusable". "I think what he was saying is that Hitler didn't take chemical weapons out in a battle-like form and do what Assad did with these children".
  • Still no verdict in Aaron Hernandez double-murder trial

    Still no verdict in Aaron Hernandez double-murder trial

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    Jurors have spent about 21 hours deliberating since Friday. The girl sat with her mother, Hernandez's longtime fiancee. Deliberations will resume around 9 a.m.in Suffolk Superior Court. Jurors have not asked a question since Monday, when they inquired about whether they could find Hernandez indirectly guilty on the witness intimidation charge.
  • South Korea: US To Renegotiate Trade Pact, Pence Says

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    The vice president said the USA will not waver on its decades-long partnership South Korea amid rising tensions with North Korea . US President Trump has asked China's President Xi Jinping to take stronger measures to stop North Korea's programmes to develop nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles.
  • Theresa May announces snap election

    Theresa May announces snap election

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    Will she try to get a mandate for a harder Brexit or a personal mandate to go soft around the edges of a hard Brexit as she sees fit in negotiations. It should be noted that this forthcoming election will be contested on existing electoral boundaries, which will favour Labour - or at least ameliorate an otherwise unappetising prospect for the party.
  • Ex-Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double-murder charges

    Ex-Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double-murder charges

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    Hernandez was on trial for two counts of first-degree murder in the shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston's South End on July 16, 2012. Daniel Conley said they believe all evidence points to Hernandez despite the verdict. Prosecutors said the killings were fueled by Hernandez's anger over a spilled drink at a nightclub.
  • Trump 'creating a war situation' says North Korean official at huge parade

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    North Korea conducted two such tests a year ago alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles . Security Council resolutions. China on Friday warned North Korea, its ally, and the United States to de-escalate tensions before the situation in the peninsula reached "an irreversible and unmanageable stage".
  • European Union calls on Turkey to seek national consensus

    European Union calls on Turkey to seek national consensus

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    Three of Turkey's biggest cities - Istanbul , Ankara and Izmir - all voted "No" to the constitutional changes, BBC reported. "On April 17, we have woken up to a new Turkey", wrote pro-government Hurriyet columnist Abdulkadir Selvi. Restrictions on media outlets, arrests of journalists, inadequate legal framework and late changes in ballot counting were cited by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe that monitored the vote.
  • Cleveland killing leads Facebook to review handling of videos

    Cleveland killing leads Facebook to review handling of videos

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    Some of those who know Stephens described him as pleasant and kind, while some said he had a gambling problem. "We want this to end with as much peace as we can bring to this right now, and we want him to turn himself in", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams told reporters, adding that local authorities were working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and regional law enforcement.
  • Commerce Definition Too Wide in GST Dispensation: Assocham

    Commerce Definition Too Wide in GST Dispensation: Assocham

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    Talking to the Hindustan Times , tax consulting firm KPMG and the Federation of Small Medium Enterprises (FISME) said that while big firms are ready to adopt the new tax structure, small companies, especially from India's enormous unorganised sector are finding it hard to align themselves with GST in the given amount of time.