• Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm ties as N Korea tensions rise

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    US Vice-President Mike Pence has warned North Korea not to test the United States' resolve and military prowess, while reiterating that all options to deal with the regime's nuclear threat are possible, including military action. A top White House foreign policy adviser on Sunday became the latest Trump official to warn that while diplomatic pressure was preferable, military action was "very much on the table".
  • Gunman kills 3 in Fresno; suspect wanted in other case

    Gunman kills 3 in Fresno; suspect wanted in other case

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    Authorities say the man fired 16 rounds in one minute. A spokeswoman for Catholic Charities said she doesn't believe the gunman was specifically targeting that charity. He also "suffered auditory hallucinations and had at least two prior mental health hospitalizations", according to court documents. "We offer condolences for the victims, we pray for the victims and their families".
  • 139th White House Easter Egg Roll Offers Fun, Games To Kids

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    And while White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer ditched his bunny suit , he still read "How to Catch The Easter Bunny" alongside a kid from the audience. "I want to thank the military band, all the staff and volunteers who worked tirelessly to ensure that you have a memorable experience". The affair was smaller than it was under first lady Michelle Obama, whose Easter Egg Rolls drew celebrities, professional athletes and big-name musicians.
  • Theresa May seeks Parliament's approval for snap election

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    The White House said Mrs May telephoned Mr Trump regarding her plans and that Mr Trump wished the British people the best of luck in the June 8 vote. May said she has concluded that the "only way to guarantee certainty and security for years ahead is to hold this election".
  • Samsung predicts better-than-expected quarterly profits

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    Its January-March operating income will be 9.9 trillion won ($8.8 billion), compared with 6.7 trillion won a year earlier, the South Korean company said in its earnings preview. Many thought the company would post some financial losses due to the Galaxy Note 7 battery debacle, but other divisions within the company seem to have performed better than expected.
  • No talks with Palestinian inmates on hunger strike

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    Calling for Arab and global human rights groups to expose Israeli violations against the Palestinian prisoners, the Arab League also called for an worldwide mission to investigate the conditions in which they are held in Israel's prisons. Fares added that the Prison Authority has also transferred dozens of detainees from the prisons they are held at, to various detention centers and placed many in solitary confinement, in addition to isolating the rest in one section.
  • 'Partial' relief for UP farmers, BJP forced to see reason: Rahul Gandhi

    'Partial' relief for UP farmers, BJP forced to see reason: Rahul Gandhi

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    He said the government should not differentiate between small or big farmers while announcing a loan waiver as farmers in general are in trouble due to diminishing returns and escalating costs. The congress vice president also asked the Centre to evolve a national response to the widespread distress. The move will benefit over 2.15 crore farmers, besides seven lakh others who had secured loans which turned into non-performing assets (NPAs).
  • Kathrine Switzer, Boston Marathon Pioneer, Back 50 Years Later

    Kathrine Switzer, Boston Marathon Pioneer, Back 50 Years Later

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    Her goal is for her story to inspire women of all ages to be active, strong and confident in themselves, she said. "And it's awesome to see American distance running on the upswing and being competitive in these races". For the last two years, he has completed the race for charity . Ethiopians swept the titles previous year. "A big man, a huge man, with bared teeth was set to pounce, and before I could react he grabbed my shoulder and flung me back, screaming: 'Get the hell out of my race ...
  • Why Ivanka Trump's China Ties Raise Eyebrows

    Why Ivanka Trump's China Ties Raise Eyebrows

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    And of course, Donald Trump and his family constantly using the office of the office of the presidency to enrich themselves. It is only the latest in a series of worldwide trademarks the Trump family has swiftly received since Donald Trump became President - piling on the potential conflicts of interest for him and his kin.
  • UK's Theresa May stuns with snap election call

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    Jeffrey Halley, senior market analyst at OANDA, said the election news had helped to shatter the pound's entrenched downtrend against the United States dollar. Brussels: The EU said yesterday it did not expect negotiating guidelines for Britain's exit from the bloc to be affected by the British government's call for an early general election.
  • McDonald's pit stop led police to Facebook killer

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    The posts are often downloaded, copied and uploaded again to other websites and social networks. "There is a lot of work to do here", he told a Facebook developers' conference. Godwin's daughter Debbie Godwin tells The Associated Press she would have preferred Stephens remained alive and faced prison time . Both Stephens and Godwin were African-American.