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He believed the early signs coming out of China, an ally of North Korea, were positive, it saying that if the problem is going to be dealt with it needs to be through "China, America and the whole world". He said he was confident Chinese President Xi Jinping would "try very hard" to pressure North Korea over its nuclear and missile programs. Despite Washington's threats, North Korea remain undeterred: days ago, when the USA vice president was flying over the Korean region's airspace, ...
  • WH defends portrayal of 'armada' push toward Korean peninsula

    WH defends portrayal of 'armada' push toward Korean peninsula

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    North Korea has conducted five nuclear weapons tests, two of them a year ago, and has carried out a stream of ballistic missile tests, in defiance of United Nations sanctions. "It is headed to the Korean Peninsula, and it will arrive there", Spicer said. "The President said that we have an armada going towards the peninsula", White House spokesman Sean Spicer said.
  • Trump Signs Executive Order Seeking To Put The American Worker First

    Trump Signs Executive Order Seeking To Put The American Worker First

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    The applications were down a bit from previous year, which can be read as a sign that outsourcing firms - the biggest users of the H-1B program - are anxious about a Trump crackdown. Companies that make heavy use of the H-1B program, such as Cognizant Technology Solutions Corp . "Instead, they should be given to the most skilled and highest paid applicants and they should never ever be used to replace Americans", said the USA president in Wisconsin.
  • Early voting under way in French presidential elections

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    In other United States cities and in Canada, voting took place at French consular offices. Well-wishers are paying their respects at the site of the shooting on the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris . Others echoed the belief that "ISIS is voting for Le Pen", saying "ISIS is granting Marine Le Pen her victory in the elections". "Listen: It's the silence of death", he told the crowd.
  • US citizen detained in North Korea

    US citizen detained in North Korea

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    South Korean officials are expected to meet with representatives from the US and Japan this week to "discuss plans to rein in North Korea's additional high-strength provocations, to maximize pressure on the North, and to ensure China's constructive role in resolving the North Korea nuclear issue", the foreign ministry in Seoul said.
  • Pope comforts sister of French priest slain by extremists

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    Francis called martyrs "the living blood of the Church". Pope Francis, who is known as an outspoken advocate for refugee rights, has on numerous occasions spoken about the duty of the European nations to provide " a responsible and dignified welcome " to those escaping hardships of war and persecution, while berating the populist anti-refugee rhetoric that is gaining foothold in Europe.
  • British lawmakers back June 8 election

    British lawmakers back June 8 election

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    Nearly exactly 20 years since Tony Blair led Labour to the first of three consecutive election victories, the party is languishing in the polls ahead of the June 8 vote. 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 seats.
  • British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

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    He continued: "Whilst I welcome and relish this General Election , I think the only way democratically to end up back in the European Union or not leave the European Union is for the deal to be put to the British people". "But it is clear from the statements that have been made by the Scottish nationalists and others that they do want to use this House to try to frustrate that process".
  • Dutton weighs in on Manus Island shooting

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    Last month a refugee on Manus Island was arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a child and Mr Dutton said there was a lot of angst surrounding the incident among the PNG community. Speaking to The Huffington Post, PNG Police said the boy was not "led away" and he had approached the centre for food one week before the shooting.
  • France kicks off presidential vote and security tight

    France kicks off presidential vote and security tight

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    Speaking of "incredible lapses in the justice system", she said that both the current government and its predecessor had done everything to make France lose the war on terrorism. German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed her condolences to Hollande and said her sympathy "goes out to the victims and their families", according to her spokesman Steffen Seibert.
  • Israeli attack on Syria military camp kills three

    Israeli attack on Syria military camp kills three

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    The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group confirmed the attack, according to the newspaper. The IDF said that it would continue to respond to threats against Israelis, and would not tolerate any compromise of Israeli sovereignty.