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Indonesia is the latest stop on an Asian tour by Pence that aims to reaffirm traditional USA alliances at a time when Donald Trump's presidency has raised questions about the strength of the US commitment to the region. Robinson noted that it took Obama three years to visit Australia after he was elected, while former Vice President Joe Biden waited seven years before traveling Down Under.
  • Government Bids to Make Canada the 2nd Nation With Legal Marijuana

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    The legislation would set the minimum legal age for use and purchase at 18, though provinces would be able to raise the age. Bill Blair, a member of parliament and former Toronto police chief who has led the government's marijuana reform process, said that the government consulted extensively with officials in Colorado and Washington.
  • Possible US options on table with N. Korea

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    During the weekend, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson telephoned Chinese leaders to talk about tension with North Korea. But President Trump gave the North Koreans a clear signal that his foreign policy would be very different than his predecessor's.
  • Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Found Dead In Pennsylvania

    Facebook Killer Steve Stephens Found Dead In Pennsylvania

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    Stephens, 37, became the subject of the nationwide manhunt after posting what looked to be his gruesome shooting of 74-year-old Robert Godwin Sr . on a Cleveland street and a later confession to it on Facebook Live. "Those officers responded, the vehicle fled from that area, there was a short pursuit in which the vehicle was stopped , and as the officers approached he took his own life".
  • North Korea Warns Of 'Super-Mighty Preemptive Strike' Against United States

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    The vice president met Japanese officials, including Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, and reassured them of the USA commitment in the face of possible threats posed by North Korea . North Korean state media last week warned of a nuclear attack on the U.S. at any sign of American aggression, but the White House said there was no evidence it possessed that capability.
  • Arkansas poised to carry out first execution since 2005

    Arkansas poised to carry out first execution since 2005

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    Lee requested holy communion for his last meal and did not give a final statement. In another setback for the state on Wednesday , the Arkansas Supreme Court voted 4-3 to grant a stay of execution for Stacey Johnson , one of the inmates scheduled to die Thursday, drawing a rebuke from death penalty supporter Hutchinson.
  • World's oldest person Emma Morano dies in Italy

    World's oldest person Emma Morano dies in Italy

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    But I do not eat much because I have no teeth", she said then at her home, where the Guinness World Records certificate declaring her to be the oldest person alive held pride of place on a marble-topped chest of drawers. She carried on this diet, despite her doctors' warning and was even visited by Harvard Medical School researchers as part of a study into disease immunity.
  • China May Be Preparing Military Aircraft for Potential Conflict With North Korea

    China May Be Preparing Military Aircraft for Potential Conflict With North Korea

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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".
  • United Kingdom early election: Under-fire Corbyn goes on the front foot

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    But Labour MP Gisela Stuart, one of the architects of Brexit as co-chair of Vote Leave, said she would be standing down after 20 years as MP for Birmingham Edgbaston. The Sun, Britain's top-selling newspaper, splashed the headline "Blue Murder" - a reference to the Conservatives' color branding and the prospect of Labour losing dozens of
May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, and has said she is confident of reaching a deal on the terms of ...