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The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously adopted a press statement strongly condemning North Korea's latest missile launch. South Korea and the United States have also been conducting annual joint military exercises, which the North routinely criticizes as a prelude to invasion.
  • China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue

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    Pence arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday from South Korea and reassured Japan of USA commitment to reining in North Korea's nuclear and missile ambitions in a series of meetings with Japanese leaders, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. US Vice President Mike Pence, on a tour of Asian allies, has said repeatedly the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over. South Korea's Defense Ministry also confirmed on Thursday that the US and South Korean Air Forces are conducting an annual ...
  • Russia vetoes UNSC action condemning Syria chemical weapons attack

    Russia vetoes UNSC action condemning Syria chemical weapons attack

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    Syrian President Bashar al-Assad has called claims of a chemical weapon attack by the Syrian government "fabricated" and said he welcomes an "impartial investigation", according to SANA. Pressure on Russia: China's break, taken with continued denunciations by the US and its Western allies of Russian support of Assad, could raise the stakes for Russia.
  • Defending champion Mark Selby cuts off Fergal O'Brien

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    I won't get involved with it because I'm not being bullied , I'm not having people doing that to me ever again. He's been ranked number one in the world for the last two years, and is widely regarded as one of the favourites. Moments later, a spectator in the second row, close to the players, lurched out of an ill-timed afternoon nap and loudly said: "Oh f****** hell, excuse me".
  • Fresno suspect charged with earlier killing

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    It wasn't until Tuesday, when Muhammad saw on the local news that he was a suspect in the murder of the guard, that Muhammad made a decision to kill more. Francine Williams, mother of security guard Carl Williams, 25, described her son as a kind and giving person who had recently gotten engaged. As for a motive, police said it had something to do with his longstanding hatred.
  • Egypt declares state of emergency after IS church bombings kill 44

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    Egypt prepared to impose a state of emergency after jihadist bombings killed dozens at two churches in the deadliest attacks in recent memory on the country's Coptic Christian minority. IS claimed two Egyptian suicide bombers carried out both attacks and threatened further attacks in a statement published on social media. "I found people torn up.
  • Iraqi forces making new push toward Old City in Mosul

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    Ms. Grande pointed out that almost 300,000 civilians have already fled western Mosul and "hundreds of thousands more may in the days and weeks ahead". The Iraqi government also announced that the number of people who have managed to flee the ISIS terrorists in Mosul has reached 500,000. In addition to parts of western Mosul, IS also holds part of Iraq's Kirkuk province as well as areas in the country's west .
  • Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

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    That kind of rhetoric has unnerved allies in Japan and South Korea, who would be at the sharp end of any North Korean response. During his travel through the region over the past few days, Vice President Pence has both threatened overwhelming US military force if tested but also suggested that the USA would prefer a negotiated solution, albeit not via direct talks.
  • Ann Coulter is not letting Berkeley off easy for calling off speech

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    Her visit was cancelled on Wednesday by administrators citing "active security threats", but Republican students said it was an attack on free speech . The town of Berkeley , famous for its liberal history, has become the center of repeated clashes between far-right figures and leftwing protesters in the last few months.
  • French Elections A Test of Far-Right Reach

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    A police document obtained by The Associated Press identifies the address searched in the town of Chelles as the family home of Karim Cheurfi, a 39-year-old with a criminal record. The attack unfolded on the Champs-Elysees around 9 p.m. local time (3 p.m. ET) when a auto stopped in front of a police van, according to French Interior Ministry spokesman Pierre Henry Brandet.
  • Labour has a real opportunity in this general election

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    MPs voted by 522 votes to 13 to support the election which May sees as a mandate for her strategy for Britain leaving the European Union (EU). The current Parliament will dissolve on June 3. But if May can withstand the public scorn, she doesn't have much incentive to show up for a debate - her party's already the heavy favorite to carry the election.