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With escalated tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the vice president signaled that the Trump administration will not tolerate a nuclear DPRK. Since then, North Korea has continued its missile testing, including one fired just before an early April summit between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping, staged a large-scale military parade with new missiles and launchers, and pledged to test another nuclear weapon at any time .
  • 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.
  • Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in French presidential election

    Trump says Paris attack will help Le Pen in French presidential election

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    A senior Eurozone official also said Marine Le Pen as president would be devastating for the bloc - even if the Front National leader failed to actually pull France from the union. Coming shortly before France votes in the first round of its presidential election Sunday, the shooting puts national security, terrorism and immigration at the heart of an already divisive campaign.
  • 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".
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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".