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While the USA will continue to pursue diplomatic solutions, any conventional or nuclear attack by an enemy would be defeated "with an overwhelming and effective American response", Pence told the crowd aboard the ship Wednesday. The spectacle was followed by a test of their so-called intercontinental missile, which failed just five seconds after launch, observers in the US and South Korea said.
  • What really cost Bill O'Reilly of Fox News his job

    What really cost Bill O'Reilly of Fox News his job

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    O'Reilly announced his current vacation on air and said he'd return April 24. As quickly as Fox News CEO Rupert Murdoch announced Tuesday that O'Reilly was a goner, news of Carlson taking over his time slot shook the Internet. NPR's David Folkenflik reports that Walsh went through Fox News' formal complaint process, alleging O'Reilly made unwelcome advances during what she believed to be a business dinner.
  • Mattis says North Korea missile test meant to provoke

    Mattis says North Korea missile test meant to provoke

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    Pence's advisers said the vice president would make the case to Abe and Aso that the USA rejection of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, or TPP, under Trump did not signal a US withdrawal from trade and economic development in the region. Pence's visit aboard the Reagan comes amid heightened concerns that North Korea will attempt a nuclear weapons test, which would be its sixth since 2006.
  • President Trump turns fan-in-chief as Patriots visit the White House

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    He also thanks Donald Trump for hosting the team at this annual celebration and for supporting the team for so long. "Need some help?" may be the most accurate thing anyone could ask Press Secretary Sean Spicer right now. But he didn't get a Super Bowl ring, which means Russian president Vladimir Putin - who reportedly stole Kraft's Super Bowl XXXIX ring worth $25,000 - has more rings than Trump.
  • Russian military adviser killed in Syria, defense ministry says

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    The reports gave no further details. An earlier report on Bordov's death came from Reuters. "The majority of Russians, 82%, tend to consider the U.S. Bordov is one of the highest-ranking Russian officers to be killed in Syria. Pavlyuchenko said Bordov commanded a reconnaissance company two years ago but he did not know the major's current role in the Syria operation.
  • New Brunswick dairy farmers say Donald Trump's comments not a concern

    New Brunswick dairy farmers say Donald Trump's comments not a concern

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    On Tuesday, Trump targeted Canada explicitly in taking the next steps in his "Buy American, Hire American" policy, suggesting Wisconsin farmers are suffering because of the Canadian system. "It's specifically designed for our market". There's also "flat-line growth" in other dairy manufacturing sectors within NY, he added. "Simply put, the USA, and for that matter, for the last of years, right around the world, there has been too much milk produced", he said."This oversupply in the U.S.is ...
  • Two police officers injured in shooting in Paris

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    Unconfirmed reports say a gunmen opened fire on police officers on the famous avenue in the west of the city. Police said there were at least two attackers involved. Paris police are warning people to avoid the area around the French capital's grand Champs-Elysees. Security is high around the vote after France has been attacked in recent years.
  • Theresa May wins Parliament vote to hold snap elections on June 8

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    Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved at midnight on May 2, 25 working days before election day. But May won the day with a commanding majority. British opposition Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn. Government spokeswoman Ulrike Demmer said Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke by phone Tuesday with British Prime Minister Theresa May .
  • Trump calls Canada's dairy trade policies a 'disgrace'

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    The Dairy Farmers of Canada said it was confident Ottawa would "continue to protect and defend" the dairy industry. The work would start immediately, he added. But Schumer said it wouldn't be limited to dairy products. Tensions have continued to rise between farmers and politicians in the United States and Canada since Grassland in Greenwood, Wisconsin, blamed the Canadian policy change for forcing them to cut ties with dairy farmers earlier this month.
  • Russia's supreme court bans Jehovah's Witnesses

    Russia's supreme court bans Jehovah's Witnesses

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    The group, which has 395 branches encompassing 175,000 members in the country, also warned of the damaging impact in the country for religious liberty. Some of the group's publications are listed as "extremist literature". "We fear that people will end up in jail", he said. The powerful Russian Orthodox Church has spoken out against the group, with one church official branding it a "destructive sect" last month.