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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said late Tuesday that Iran has been adhering to the nuclear agreement, but the Trump administration is going to review whether sanctions relief is still warranted because of Iran's sponsorship of terrorism.
  • North Korea launches missile despite USA tensions

    North Korea launches missile despite USA tensions

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    Tension had escalated sharply in the region amid concerns the reclusive North may soon conduct a sixth nuclear test or a ballistic missile test launch timed with the April 15 anniversary it calls the "Day of the Sun". Chinese experts see little immediate possibility of hostilities breaking out between the US and North Korea, but say Beijing will respond harshly to any further North Korean nuclear tests.
  • Trump orders review of visa program for highly skilled workers

    Trump orders review of visa program for highly skilled workers

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    The executive order targeting the visa programme popular with Indian tech professionals was signed yesterday by President Trump. In his new directive, the president is targeting the H-1B visa program, which the White House says undercuts US workers by bringing in large numbers of cheaper, foreign workers and driving down wages.
  • British MP's back Theresa May's snap election

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    Britain's second female prime minister, who took over last summer following her predecessor David Cameron's failure to convince voters to back the European Union , also appears to have won strong popular support for her handling of the political natural disaster unleashed by Brexit .
  • US VP Mike Pence meets Indonesian president on Asia tour

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    The US aircraft carrier strike group, composed of the Carl Vinson with guided-missile destroyers and other vessels, is understood to be around the East China Sea and heading north toward waters near the Korean Peninsula. -Korea trade agreement. "We have to be honest about where our trade relationship is falling short", said Pence, adding the Trump administration would work with businesses on reforms.
  • USA to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

    USA to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

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    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, on a trip to Asia, has repeatedly warned that the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over and on Wednesday said it would meet any attack with an "overwhelming response". & North Korea. This lends to the perception that Trump is creating a new conflict to distract the public from his abysmal approval ratings at home and his inability to pass any of the legislation he promised.
  • New Zealand favourites to win ahead of Lions visit - bookmakers

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    Hartley, who recently led the English to a record-equaling 18 straight test wins, became the third England captain in succession to miss out on Lions selection, after Steve Borthwick in 2009 and Chris Robshsaw in 2013. "We believe that Sam's experience and leadership qualities make him an obvious choice as captain". Munster will supply scrum-half Conor Murray and back rowers Peter O'Mahony and CJ Stander , while Ulster provide the same in Ireland captain and hooker Rory Best, lock ...
  • Rex Tillerson calls Iran nuclear deal a failure

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared the Iran nuclear deal a failure on Wednesday but left open the possibility the Trump administration would uphold it nonetheless. "The U.S. would be isolated from the rest of the world". It did not address Iran's alleged support of terrorism or its dismal human rights record, but focused on its commitment not to build a nuclear weapon for at least a decade and to open its facilities to United Nations inspections.
  • 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge honoured in Calgary

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    Before the prime minister spoke, Canadian Governor General David Johnston pointed to the majestic Vimy monument, unveiled between world wars in 1937, and declared it a symbol of what the battle accomplished a century ago. "Their sacrifice must inspire us to do everything to avoid that senseless losses happen again", Charles said of the long-ago Canadians who lost their lives in France.