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Some news reports recently revealed that a US carrier task force ordered to sail toward waters off North Korea actually went the opposite direction for a few days. Council members emphasized the importance of maintaining peace and security on the Korean peninsula and in northeast Asia and working "to reduce tensions in the Korean peninsula and beyond".
  • Trump Supporters and Opponents Brawl at California Park

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    CHICAGO (AP) - Thousands of sign-waving, chanting protesters have marched through streets across America demanding that President Donald Trump release his tax returns so the public can examine his business ties and determine whether he has links to foreign powers.
  • Euro steady below 3-week high, focus on French election

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    This weekend, however, only marks the first round of voting, with a run-off election taking place on May 7 between the top two candidates following Sunday's results. The bigger near-term risk is a Le Pen victory which could foster other nationalist groups in Europe. France's government has reviewed its already extensive election security measures and says it is "fully mobilized" in the wake of the Champs-Elysees gun attack on police officers.
  • No doubt Assad regime behind chemical attack: Erdoğan

    No doubt Assad regime behind chemical attack: Erdoğan

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    In a significant shift from the White House's stance on the Syrian president - just a week ago the Trump administration acknowledged the "political reality" of Assad remaining in power - Ms Haley said that Mr Assad must go. Speaking in a live broadcast on Turkey's Kanal 24, Erdoğan said that Turkish forensic reports, radar reviews and other assessments showed that the Assad regime was responsible for the attack.
  • Ontario mulls non-resident speculation tax

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    Heaven forbid they should think of lowering taxes instead. These range from a foreign buyers' tax , to broadening rent control, to setting deadlines for how quickly elevator repairs must be done. "We quickly discovered the pre-build market is very heated, too", he said. One is the B.C. provincial election, where voters will weigh in on how Christy Clark's Liberal government has handled the housing file.
  • Message to Berkeley: Let Ann Coulter speak

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    Speaking on Fox News, Ms Coulter urged US Attorney General Jeff Sessions to investigate the matter because she had been "unconstitutionally banned" from speaking. As with other USA colleges and universities, it has tried to find a balance between ideological openness, student safety and student opposition to what some describe as "hate speech".
  • Police hunt man in connection with Paris shootings

    Police hunt man in connection with Paris shootings

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    The French prosecutors' office said the counter-terrorism office had opened an inquiry. One officer was killed and another injured in an attack on the Champs-Elysees last night after a 39-year-old man stopped his vehicle next to a police bus, got out and opened fire with a kalashnikov rifle.
  • United States 'mother of all bombs' damaged houses in Kurram Agency

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    White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the bombing "targeted a system of tunnels and caves that ISIS fighters used to move around freely, making it easier for them to target USA military advisers and Afghan forces in the area". "Fortunately there is no report of civilians being killed in the attack", Khogyani said. The MOAB and the MOP owe their origins to massive "Tallboy" and "Grand Slam" bombs developed by the British in World War Two for use against Nazi targets such as V-1 and V-2 ...
  • Islamic State says no fighters killed by 'mother of all bombs'

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    On Thursday, the USA military used its MOAB for the first time on the battlefield, dropping it on tunnels in Afghanistan that were reportedly used by Islamic State terrorists. President Donald Trump praised the U.S. military for carrying out what he called a very, very successful mission. Defending his decision to deploy the bomb, General John Nicholson, top US commander in Afghanistan, called Islamic State fighters "animals" for conducting attacks against targets like a hospital in ...
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    Spicer says Trump is "still under audit"

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    Trump was the first major-party nominee in more than 40 years not to release his tax returns and he reneged on a campaign commitment to release them. The IRS has stated there is no reason his returns can not be released at any time. "Now along with the polls showing 74 percent of all Americans want to see his returns, there's an example of hundreds of thousands of people demonstrating it", he said .