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During a visit to the headquarters of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Jakarta, Pence said Trump will attend three regional summits in November: a U.S. "Commanders are always considering a full range of options to protect against any contingencies", Pentagon Spokeswoman Dana White said. But the Navy admitted Tuesday the ships were in fact sent in the opposite direction - away from Singapore and toward Australia to conduct drills with the Australian navy.
  • United States to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

    United States to Enhance Military Presence in Asia Pacific - Vice President Pence

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    Vice President Mike Pence said "all options are on the table" as North Korea continues to develop its nuclear-weapons and ballistic-missile programs, during a speech Wednesday aboard the aircraft carrier USS Ronald Reagan. The Trump administration has signaled a forceful US stance on North Korea's recent actions, dispatching Pence to the Demilitarized Zone dividing North and South Korea on Monday in a show of American resolve.
  • Park Geun-hye: Ex-South Korean president charged in corruption probe

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    The prosecution said that Park solicited or was promised to receive bribes totaling 59.2 billion won - 43.3 billion won from Samsung , 7 billion won from Lotte and 8.9 billion won from SK - for Choi-controlled entities. Park will remain in a Seoul prison and will be transported to and from the Seoul Central District Court [official website] for the entirety of her trial.
  • Trump armada was 3500 miles from North Korea

    Trump armada was 3500 miles from North Korea

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    A man watches a live television program showing North Korean leader Kim Jong Un during a massive parade marking the 105th birthday of national founder Kim Il Sung , at the Seoul train station in Seoul , South Korea, Saturday, April 15, 2017.
  • French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve Accuses Le Pen Of 'Exploiting' Paris Attack

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    He had been arrested in February on suspicion of plotting to kill police officers but released because of a lack of evidence. A violent serial offender who held radical Islamist beliefs, he had a history of targeting police officers. NPR's Eleanor Beardsley reports from the Champs Elysees that the avenue has been completely cordoned off. "People are not allowed on it anymore". French President François Hollande convened a meeting of the country's defense council Friday.
  • Surgeon General Vivek Murthy resigns, replaced by deputy

    Surgeon General Vivek Murthy resigns, replaced by deputy

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    A spokeswoman for the Department of Health and Human Services says Murthy was asked to resign after "assisting in a smooth transition" under President Donald Trump. The first one was the US Attorney from New York Preet Bharara who was sacked after he refused to resign. The Surgeon General serves as the government's chief spokesman on matters relayed to the country's public health.
  • Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea

    Pence, Turnbull urge China to pressure N. Korea

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    Indeed, the vice president seemed determined to reassure Australia of its importance to the US, noting as he stood next to Turnbull on the shores of Sydney Harbour: "It's always heartening to stand beside a friend, and I do so today". Australia is the only country to have fought alongside the U.S.in every major conflict since World War I. "We also stand with you and with President Trump in condemning the behavior, the criminal, abhorrent use of chemical weapons in Syria by Assad's regime", ...
  • Gary Cahill set to miss out on FA cup semifinals against Tottenham

    Gary Cahill set to miss out on FA cup semifinals against Tottenham

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    Conte said at a press conference Stamford Bridge "I think he is keeping the goals for the finale of the season". " Tottenham now is a really great power in English football. Cahill was hospitalised this week but was back at the Chelsea training ground on Friday training alone. "Regardless of what happens during the rest of this season, we have to keep improving and get better for next season as well".
  • Syria:100 killed in explosion near buses carrying evacuees

    Syria:100 killed in explosion near buses carrying evacuees

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    On Saturday, a bomber targeted the buses as they waited in the militant-held al-Rashidin district on the outskirts of Aleppo to cross into government-controlled territory. Only metres away, hundreds of evacuees from pro-rebel areas also loitered in a walled-off parking area, guarded by government troops. The evacuation started on Friday, with 5,000 Shiites leaving Kafaraya and Foah, and 2,300 rebels and their families leaving the town of Madaya.
  • Champs-Elysees gunman was previously detained but not deemed a threat

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    However, police found a note near his body which contained messages sympathetic to the extremist group Islamic State (IS), he added. Although the attack claimed only the lives of police officer and the killer, whose name were not immediately available, terror has been on the minds of the French at least the January, 2015 , attack on the offices of Charlie Hebdo , the satirical magazine targeted after mocking Islam, left a dozen dead.