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He passed the leadership to his son, Kim Jong Il, who in turn passed it to Kim Jong Un . The U.S. Navy sent the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson strike group to the Korean Peninsula region last week. "If the USA wages reckless provocation against us, our revolutionary power will instantly counter with annihilating strike, and we will respond to full-out war with full-out war and to nuclear war with our style of nuclear strike warfare", he said.
  • Turkish election board rejects calls to annul referendum result

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    Meanwhile, the prime minister has warned against street protests. (AP Photo/Petros Karadjias). People walk in central Istanbul's Taksim Square, Tuesday, April 18, 2017. " This referendum will forever remain controversial ", he told reporters. Trump also told Erdogan he cared about the friendship between Turkey and the United States, and noted there were important things to do together.
  • Pope Francis shakes hands with Bill O'Reilly

    Pope Francis shakes hands with Bill O'Reilly

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    If confirmed, the top-rated cable news host's departure will leave an enormous hole not just in the Fox News lineup, but in the entire cable news landscape. It is not known exactly how Fox News will handle O'Reilly's exit or whether he would be allowed to say goodbye to viewers on the air, according to the NY magazine report.
  • Carrier strike group wasn't headed toward N. Korea, despite Trump's saber-rattling

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    The White House said the error in the administration's original statement about the aircraft carrier's location occurred because it relied on guidance from the Defense Department. The story unravelled when the US Navy released a photograph showing the Carl Vinson thousands of kilometres away in the Sunda Strait, between the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra, on Saturday, the same day Kim Jong-un was making a show of his military arsenal in the streets of Pyongyang.
  • Russian Federation criticizes United Kingdom over canceling Johnson's trip

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    Still, Haley said the US didn't see a peaceful future Syria with Assad in power. On Thursday, President Trump authorized the use of military force in Syria, via a cruise missile strike, which targeted one of Bashar Al-Assad's airfields. Russian Federation had its own military personnel at the Syrian military airport that the USA struck with cruise missiles. Russia and Iran have accused the US of crossing "red lines" in ordering the airstrike, and the Russian embassy in the United Kingdom ...
  • Bruce Springsteen Rips 'Con Man' Trump in Protest Song

    Bruce Springsteen Rips 'Con Man' Trump in Protest Song

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    I sent it to him and he liked it. "Don't you brag to me that you never read a book / I never put my faith in a conman and his crooks", Springsteen sings in clear reference to Trump. "Don't tell me a lie/And sell it as a fact/I've been down that road before/And I ain't goin' back", Springsteen sings. Springsteen blasted Trump numerous times before and after the 2016 election, infamously calling him a "moron" in a September interview with Rolling Stone .
  • North Korea threatens weekly missile tests

    North Korea threatens weekly missile tests

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    But now, Pence will try to reassure his jittery hosts that those decades-old security commitments are ironclad, a necessity made more acute as tensions rise over Pyongyang's latest missile test and Washington's refusal to rule out military action against the regime.
  • With Parliament Backing, Britain All Set For Snap Elections

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    With the British economy so far defying predictions of a slowdown and instead showing stronger growth than expected, experts predict her ruling Conservative Party could win around 100 more seats . Here, where the local member of parliament is a Conservative but most people voted previous year to stay in the European Union, May's party has to win back those who disagree with her plans for a decisive break with the EU.
  • Russia Relations At All-Time Low

    Russia Relations At All-Time Low

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    But so far, it appears the two countries are growing further apart. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this type of relationship", Mr Tillerson warned. During his campaign, then President-elect Donald Trump pledged that he would have a much better relationship with Russian Federation than President Barack Obama had.
  • Patriots' Gronkowski Crashes White House Press Briefing

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    But let's play cynic here for a second and assume that Brady is using " family matters " as cover to skip the White House. Trump compared the Patriots' record 25-point comeback against the Atlanta Falcons to his defeat of the widely favored Democratic nominee Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonTrump draws parallels between Patriots and his White House win Who will replace Chaffetz on Oversight? No team has been this good for this long.