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The second of the two ICBMs was mounted on a North Korean-branded "Taekpaeksan" military truck which used tyres made by China-based Triangle Group, according to photos of the parade seen by Reuters. North Korea's state television aired footage of a choral performance attended by Kim Jong Un, the elder Kim's grandson, on Sunday, a day after a huge military parade in Pyongyang, which also marked the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung .
  • Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

    Pence says Trump to attend Asian summit in Nov

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    On Wednesday, Pence also reaffirmed the U.S.'s commitment to freedom of navigation in the South China Sea and said its common defense alliance with Japan extended to islands also claimed by China. Pence is speaking in Tokyo to the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Japan. Pyongyang has been a main focus of his visit and public speeches so far, during which he's stuck fast to the U.S.
  • US reverses stance on deportee's status

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    At 1 a.m. the night of his arrest, according to the National Immigration Law Center, Montes was deported to Mexicali, Calexico's twin city across the border in Mexico. Montes had lived in the United States since the age of nine and obtained de facto amnesty from an Obama-era policy which Trump has kept intact, citing his "big heart".
  • Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles

    Public disapproves of Ivanka and Jared's White House roles

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    A majority of Americans think it's inappropriate that Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner are playing significant roles in the White House, according to a new survey. Some argue that the more Ivanka Trump's business broadens its scope, the more it threatens to encroach on the couple's ability to deliver credible advice on core issues like trade, intellectual property and the value of the Chinese currency.
  • British Parliament backs PM's call for June general election over 'Brexit'

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    Members of Parliament in the British House of Commons gave their backing Wednesday to prime minister Theresa May's call for a snap general election on June 8. "The Prime Minister says we have a stronger economy, yet she can't explain why people's wages are lower today than they were 10 years ago or why more households are in debt, six million people earning less than the minimum wage, child poverty is up, pensioner poverty is up".
  • Jeremy Corbyn Has Ruled Out Forming An Alliance With The SNP

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    That was 1983 during the Margaret Thatcher era, and it's deja-vu for the Labour Party more than three decades later under another Conservative premier, Theresa May. A comment piece by the party's sole MP, Caroline Lucas , and co-leader Jonathan Bartley said: "We understand that, in the immediate run-up to an election, signalling a willingness to work with other parties might be hard but we hope you'll agree that the times we are living in require leaders to be courageous and visionary, to ...
  • Trump Draws the Line: It's 'Hollywood vs. Georgia' in June Runoff Election

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    While Ossoff ended up as the top vote-getter in a crowded field of 18 candidates vying to fill the seat left vacant by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, he ended up short of the votes needed to win the seat outright. Handel is expected to now enjoy unified Republican support , and high-profile Republican leaders were quick to back her. As is typical in special elections, voter turnout was down significantly from the general election six months ago.
  • Murder Suspect Steve Stephens Found Dead In Pennsylvania

    Murder Suspect Steve Stephens Found Dead In Pennsylvania

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    Beginning with a gunshot, ending in 127-characters; a tweet from the Pennsylvania State Police ended a nightmare 48-hour, nationwide pursuit for Steve Stephens. The order came through the McDonald's drive-thru window in Harborcreek Township, Pennsylvania: Chicken McNuggets and a side of fries. It appears that a tip-off led police to finding his vehicle in a McDonalds parking lot this morning, after which police briefly pursued Stephens.
  • US accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations'

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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.
  • Popular Australian visa to be abolished

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    Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said that system "displaced a lot of Australians from entry-level jobs", adding that "We are an immigration nation, but the fact remains that Australian workers must have priorities for Australian jobs ". "It accuses all immigrants. of not adhering with some confected notion of Australian values", GetUp human rights director Shen Narayanasamy said in a statement.