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Senior American intelligence officials told NBC News that the United States may consider preemptive strikes for North Korea if it knows the country is preparing to conduct a nuclear test. But the Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, or MOAB, as it is also known, had never been used in combat until a U.S. MC-130 aircraft dropped one on the Achin district of Nangarhar, bordering Pakistan, on Thursday.
  • Tories lead over Labour reaches 24 points in latest poll

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    In his first speech of the campaign, he will play the anti-establishment card that resonated in the USA and during Britain's Brexit vote past year. Controversial business figures like Mike Ashley of Sports Direct, Sir Philip Green, Southern Rail and tax-avoiding multinationals should be "worried" about the prospect of a Labour government, said Mr Corbyn.
  • Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's statement on Yamuna riverbed damage 'shocking': NGT

    Sri Sri Ravi Shankar's statement on Yamuna riverbed damage 'shocking': NGT

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    After the findings of the expert committee appointed by the NGT presented its report to the green bench, the AOL Foundation raised objections regarding the same and asked for the report to be set aside. Ravinshankar, however, shot back, "The truth is we have caused no damage to the Yamuna". "The report has been leaked to the media once again even as we were getting hold of our copy".
  • Hyderabad: One arrested for sending hoax mail of hijacking

    Hyderabad: One arrested for sending hoax mail of hijacking

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    He pulled it so that he cancel a trip to Goa with his girlfriend. She said she had overheard the conversation at a restaurant in Hyderabad over lunch. According to a media report, the Hyderabad's south zone task force team on Thursday morning picked up Vamshi from Ameerpet area. Vamshi was arrested after he confessed to having sent the email.
  • Tom Brady Skipping White House Visit

    Tom Brady Skipping White House Visit

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    The president isn't mentioning quarterback Tom Brady . ESPN's longest-tenured employee, Seton Hall graduate Bob Ley, expressed his surprise that the Patriots were still visiting the White House after the Hernandez news. "I think I got this, but thank you ... maybe", Spicer replied. McCourty offered various reasons over the course of the last two months for his skipping the ceremony, from having been-there-done-that to boycotting President Donald Trump's acts of exclusion.
  • Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

    Trump to nominate Scott Brown as ambassador to New Zealand

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    Brown served as MA senator, winning the seat in a special election in 2010, after the death of Sen. Brown was once strongly considered for Trump's Cabinet as secretary of Veterans Affairs. Brown, who more recently has served as a commentator for Fox News, endorsed Trump at a key point in the 2016 Republican nominating contest, after Trump had lost the Iowa caucuses to Sen.
  • AIADMK squabbles over Sasikala amid unity efforts

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    Former chief minister OPanneerselvam, meanwhile claimed primary victory for the "dharma yutham", launched by him against Sasikala family's takeover of the party. "If approached, we are ready to sit and talk and I have confidence that they [leaders] will come [for talks]", he told reporters at the airport. While Edappadi Palaniswami - often referred to as EPS - holds the post now, OPS is clearly more popular and may be expected to take over the post he had held when Jayalalithaa was incarcerated.
  • Ancelotti blames poor refereeing for Champions League defeat

    Ancelotti blames poor refereeing for Champions League defeat

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    Bayern Munich have complained to UEFA after clashes between police and their supporters during the Champions League defeat to Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. I'm very proud of all of the players because they put massive effort into this. Rummenigge said: "Our team gave it everything, you mustn't forget that some of our players had knocks.
  • At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests

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    Venezuelan opposition leaders carried out what they called the "mother of all protest" in the capital, Caracas , and across the country Wednesday. Military securities brutally repressed people walking, throwing thousands of tear bombs and pellets at them, while motorized gangs of government supporters opened fire on protesters, leaving several injured.
  • Pence reassures Japan on N Korea crisis

    Pence reassures Japan on N Korea crisis

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    National security adviser H.R. McMaster said Sunday the USA has "to take action, short of armed conflict, so we can avoid the worst" in dealing with "this unpredictable regime". The United States has deployed a naval flotilla led by the aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to the coast of the Korean Peninsula. The administration has levied additional sanctions on North Korea - such as grounding its state airline and banning exports of its seafood - depending on its behavior, according to officials ...
  • Volleyball games at N Korean nuke test site: monitor

    Volleyball games at N Korean nuke test site: monitor

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    North Korean monitoring service 38 North says satellite images from April 16 show what appears to be "three volleyball games underway at different locations throughout" at the Punggye-ri nuclear test site. 38 North said it would be publishing the satellite imagery later today. "[Or that] Pyongyang has initiated a tactical pause in activity at the test site as part of an overall deception plan, delaying the sixth nuclear test until a time when a detonation would achieve the greatest ...
  • Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam

    Pence praises Indonesia's moderate form of Islam

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    Pence was joined by American softball star Monica Abbott and Japanese player Akinori Iwamura. US Vice President Mike Pence Thursday praised Indonesia's moderate form of Islam as "an inspiration" at the start of a visit to the Muslim-majority country seen as a bid by his administration to heal divisions with the Islamic world.