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Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the USA with a nuclear missile. After North Korea failed to successfully test a medium-range missile last week, Vice President Mike Pence said at the Demilitarized Zone that the era of "strategic" patience with North Korean malfeasance and nuclear brinksmanship was over.
  • Here's how you can help name April the giraffe's calf

    Here's how you can help name April the giraffe's calf

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    After being over two months late, internet star April the Giraffe finally gave birth in the month of her name. Some got political, with one noting that while more than a million people "watched the birth of a precious animal...the Trump boys would shoot them both for sport".
  • Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor

    Can't pass an order on reclaiming Kohinoor

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    Their pleas said since India's independence in 1947, successive governments "have made little or no attempt to bring back the Kohinoor diamond from United Kingdom to India, the place of its origin". "Kohinoor, as also other Indian artifacts, manuscripts and items of artistic and historical value that are presently in the United Kingdom, are a significant expression of India's historical heritage".
  • US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

    US envoy: Iran and Hezbollah want to destabilize the Mideast

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    The U.S. and five other world powers joined Iran in signing the 2015 deal, and in a message to Congress late Tuesday, Tillerson acknowledged that Iran has delivered so far on its end of the deal. He urged that Israel's settlement construction, which is illegal under global law, be halted. "Iran and Hezbollah conspire together to destabilize the Middle East".
  • 14 killed when fire engulfs in store selling kerosene

    14 killed when fire engulfs in store selling kerosene

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    The fire erupted at a fair price ration shop in Harrai village of Chhindwara , where several villagers had arrived to avail the subsidized kerosene. A large amount of kerosene was stored in drums. Almost 25 people are reported to be still trapped inside the ration shop. Efforts are underway to evacuate them safely. Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chauhan has announced an ex-gratia of Rs 4 lakh to kin of those killed and Rs 50,000 to those who are severely injured.
  • Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

    Navy successfully test-fires land-attack BrahMos missile

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    The technology upgrade to the extended range BrahMos, teste-fired on March 11, came after India gained entry into the 34-nation Missile Technology Control Regime (MTCR) in June 2016, which "removed the caps" on the missile's range. The successful maiden firing of BrahMos land-attack missile significantly enhances the naval prowess. "This one is the land-attack version with a range about 300 kilometers [186 miles]", the source told Sputnik.
  • UC Berkeley flip-flops on Ann Coulter, proposes May date

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    Dhillon writes that the university's counteroffer of May 2 was not good enough, in part because it would be in the middle of the day during a week when classes are not in session. Wednesday night, Coulter also said she would still give the speech. Last week, the Berkeley College Republicans said threats of violence forced them to cancel a speech by writer David Horowitz.
  • Trump to attend three Asian summits in November: Pence

    Trump to attend three Asian summits in November: Pence

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    Pence told reporters in Jakarta that it was a "strategic partnership" between the USA and ASEAN. The summit and related meetings are scheduled to take place November 10 through 14. Trump got off on the wrong foot. The East Asia Summit groups 18 countries including Asean member states, the US, Russia and China. China claims most of the flashpoint South China Sea, but has overlapping claims with a number of Southeast Asian countries, including Vietnam.
  • NY subway service inches back on; power outage cause unknown

    NY subway service inches back on; power outage cause unknown

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    Riders are urged to use the numbered lines if possible. MTA spokesman Kevin Ortiz said some passengers were stranded on trains, and some cars were dark except for phone lights. -Some northbound D trains are terminating at 34th Street-Herald Square. E trains are running on the F line between West 4th Street and Jackson Heights-Roosevelt in both directions.