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Pentagon chief Jim Mattis on April 11 said the Vinson was "on her way up" to the peninsula and President Donald Trump the next day said: " We are sending an armada ". On April 11, U.S. President Donald Trump said he was sending a formidable "armada" to the North. "That's a fact", Spicer said . It also followed the country's administration criticising a U.S.
  • Judge Neil Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court, vows to serve Constitution

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    With all the controversy that could have blocked his appointment now passed, and his swearing-in over and done with, Gorsuch is likely to begin work very, very soon. Gorsuch, 49, is now the youngest Supreme Court justice, and Republicans hope that he will tip the majority back to conservatives , as was often the case with Scalia on the bench.
  • Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term

    Iranian President Rouhani to seek second term

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    The death of Ayatollah Rafsanjani left a political gap which would be compounded if Aytaollah Khamenei was to leave office before, during, or just after the Presidential elections. The situation, however, was brought into focus by the reports that the Supreme Leader - who had been in his post since 1989, after serving as President - was now terminally ill.
  • Trump orders review of sanctions lifted against Iran in 2015 nuclear deal

    Trump orders review of sanctions lifted against Iran in 2015 nuclear deal

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    Under the 2015 Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action, the USA and five other powers agreed to lift some sanctions on Iran if the country would restrict its nuclear activities. He did not say how long the review would take but said in the letter to Ryan that the administration looked forward to working with Congress on the issue.
  • Protesters Call For Release Of Trump's Taxes

    Protesters Call For Release Of Trump's Taxes

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    Trump refused to share his returns based on the presence of an ongoing audit, even though the IRS has said that should pose no problem. On Easter Sunday, Trump released yet another provocative and antagonistic tweet about his taxes, probably in response to a what the New York Times called a "groundswell" of demands for their release in advance of this year's filing deadline.
  • New 'Alien: Covenant' Images Include a Nasty Neomorph Chowing Down

    New 'Alien: Covenant' Images Include a Nasty Neomorph Chowing Down

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    Here are over 20 films worth seeing over the next four months. The first image show a mysterious figure on the Engineer's planet, unleashing pods previously seen in Prometheus. And finally, there are these two new "crew message" videos, one from Danny McBride's Tennessee and one from Tess Haubrich's Rosenthal. Look for Alien: Covenant everywhere on May 19th.
  • Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

    Hat trick hero Ronaldo first to 100 Champions League goals

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    The injury reportedly occurred during Cristiano Ronaldo's final goal of the game, putting Madrid up by two tallies in extra minutes. It gave Madrid the upper hand going into the added 30 minutes and they took advantage when Ronaldo scored the crucial second from Ramos's cross, despite being in an offside position.
  • San Jose Sharks break out in 7-0 rout of Edmonton Oilers

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    Edmonton's deficiencies in the post-season were supposed to be their depth down the middle and the lack of productivity among their bottom nine forwards, but they have shored up their lines and matched up well with the Sharks. Couture pocketed his second goal of the night at 12:52 when he received Jannik Hansen's feed and deftly found the top right corner of the net from the slot.
  • Officer, Suspect Killed in Attack in Downtown Paris

    Officer, Suspect Killed in Attack in Downtown Paris

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    Many police vehicles can be seen on the avenue that passes numerous city's most iconic landmarks. People have been told to say away from the area, which includes the shopping district popular with tourists. "I can tell you that, according to the initial findings, police were targeted directly", Brandet said in a statement. Earlier this week, two men were arrested in Marseille whom police said had been planning an attack ahead of the election.
  • Thousands at Stockholm 'Lovefest' vigil against terror

    Thousands at Stockholm 'Lovefest' vigil against terror

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    Apart from that, the suspect expressed radical ideas and "showed sympathies for extremist organizations, among them Islamic State", Hysing added. Police said roughly five other people remained in police custody for questioning over the apparent terror attack, in which a hijacked delivery truck mowed down pedestrians in Stockholm last Friday, killing four people.
  • Pence tours Southeast Asia's largest mosque

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    Pence said, "We appreciate the challenging times in which the people of Japan live with increasing provocations from across the Sea of Japan". Korea's trade surplus has more than doubled since the deal's entry into force, he said. Japan's Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence agreed in their first meeting to proceed with talks in three areas: rules on trade and investment, collaboration on economic policy, and cooperation in the development of infrastructure and ...