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During a visit to the demilitarized zone (DMZ) between North and South Korea on Monday, he said that "the era of strategic patience is over", while also saying the USA seeks security "through peaceable means". The two are set to launch a high-level bilateral economic dialogue, which will serve as a forum for the two countries to discuss a range of topics from economic policy, trade and investment rules to cooperation on energy and infrastructure, Kyodo News agency reported.
  • May seeks British election June 8

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    Prime Minister Theresa May accused her opponents of "political game-playing" and undermining the country in the upcoming talks to exit the European Union. "She has a lot of MPs in her own party that are hardcore "Brexiteers" and that have threatened to block some of the softer versions of Brexit that inevitably will come out of the negotiations with Brussels", said Novy.
  • Pot stocks sell off in wake of release of federal legislation

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    The legislation would set the minimum legal age for use and purchase at 18, though provinces would be able to raise the age . On April 13, the Canadian government unveiled a bill to legalize cannabis by July 1, 2018. The market action was likely a "sell the news" reaction as the legislation was largely in line with what an official task force recommended a year ago, said Aaron Salz, founder of Stoic Advisory.
  • McCain: Russia 'Probably' Knew About Syrian Chemical Attack

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    Saudi Arabia said the missile launch by Trump was the right response to "the crimes of this regime to its people in light of the failure of the global community to stop it". Assad accused the US of trying to boost the morale of "terror groups" in Syria . But Prime Minister Trudeau - also to his credit - has said Canada "fully supports" the American airstrikes.
  • Off and Running: 121st Boston Marathon Is Underway

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    The Kenyan maintained her long lead despite briefly stopping in the final miles when she realized she had grabbed a rival's water bottle from an aid station and went back to return it. Rupp, also running his first Boston, trailed by 21 seconds. HAIL HAYLEHayle gave Ethiopia its first-ever sweep past year when he pulled away from countryman and two-time champion (2013, 2015) Lelisa Desisa with about a mile to go to join Baysa on the victory stand.
  • Take our poll: has your vote changed since the 2015 General Election?

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    MPs must approve decision to dissolve Parliament part-way through full term. London's blue-chip index was on course for its biggest daily fall since January this morning as Theresa May called a general election for June 8. In order to call the early election, Ms May will need the support of two-thirds of the 650 MPs in the Commons - but Labour is expected to support her, as any opposition would look weak if it did not agree to the chance to take office.
  • ISIS Members Killed in Mosul in 4 Days: Iraqi Army

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    Iraqi government forces, backed by US advisers, artillery and air support, have cleared the east and half of western Mosul and are now focused on the Old City. Iraqi army soldiers and pro-government fighters from Popular Mobilization Units, commonly known by the Arabic word Hashd al-Sha'abi, have made sweeping gains against the Takfiri elements since launching the operation to retake Mosul.
  • U.K. Prime Minister Calls For Early Election

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    This proposal goes against her previous assertions that a general election would not be called until 2020, so what?s changed and how does it affect the investing landscape? Mrs May said the lack of "unity" in Westminster over the Brexit process was weakening the Government's negotiating hand with Brussels and meant an election was required.
  • City watchdog gears up for Brexit with mission statement

    City watchdog gears up for Brexit with mission statement

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    These principles were retaining cross-border market access, consistent global standards across regions and cooperation between regulatory authorities, United Kingdom influence over standards as well as the opportunity to recruit and maintain a skilled workforce post-Brexit.
  • North Korea 'will test missiles weekly' - Officials say

    North Korea 'will test missiles weekly' - Officials say

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    Only at a North Korean press conference at the United Nations, can you hear a diplomat say he hoped journalists had a good holiday weekend and then warn of possible thermonuclear war. The Trump administration has said military action remains an option for dealing with North Korea. Pence struck a stern tone after arriving at a US naval base in Japan from South Korea.