• Air China to Halt Flights to Pyongyang

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    THE Democratic People's Republic of Korea ( DPRK ) Saturday kicked off grand celebrations marking the 105th birth anniversary of its founder, Kim Il Sung. "The Korean peninsula at present is a tinderbox at risk of war because of the US policy of pressure against North Korea", said Jong Son U. Either way, the Pentagon confirmed they are preparing "military options" against North Korea, and haven't totally ruled out the possibility of a preemptive U.S.
  • Twist revealed in German soccer bus explosion

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    German media reported that the suspect stayed at a hotel next to the explosion site and behaved suspiciously while other guests panicked after hearing the triple blast. The suspect was staying in the same hotel as the Borussia Dortmund team and had a view of the scene. "The fact that here, if the accusation is true, somebody wanted to enrich himself by manipulating stock prices by killing people is a particularly despicable kind of greed", German interior minister Thomas de Maizière told ...
  • Top 10 percent change advancing in Texas Senate

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    By a 7-1 vote without any discussion, the Senate Business & Commerce Committee advanced SB 10, which backers say will protect homeowners and business policyholders from the detrimental effects of unnecessary lawsuits. House Speaker Joe Straus has publicly opposed the Senate bill, and his spokesman Jason Embry, when asked about the Simmons' bill, said that the speaker's position had not changed.
  • Mulvaney offers Democrats an Obamacare funding deal too stupid to be true

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    Donald Trump's Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said during a Bloomberg Live interview that Trump would give Democrats one dollar of Obamacare funding for each dollar they give to the wall. "I think that as long as the president's priorities are adequately reflected ... and there's enough as far as flexibility for the border wall and border security, I think we'll be okay with that", he said .
  • Australia announces tougher new exams for citizenship

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    The wideranging shake-up to the citizenship test which will also include strict new English language requirements. Meanwhile, candidates can only fail the test three times before they are no longer eligible. Turnbull. The Australian government has just announced sweeping proposed changes to the nation's citizenship laws. Immigration Minister Peter Dutton said "our country shouldn't be embarrassed to say we want great people to call Australia home".
  • McDonald's Worker Alerted Cops to Facebook Killing Suspect

    McDonald's Worker Alerted Cops to Facebook Killing Suspect

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    State police gave chase. But Godwin's daughters, Tonya R. Godwin-Baines and Debbie D. Godwin, wanted to reassure Lane that Stephens' actions were not her fault and that she shouldn't blame herself. Godwin did not seem to recognize the name. The Ford Fusion did a half-turn and came to rest at the curb. The woman, Joy Lane, told WJW-TV in Cleveland that she last talked with Stephens on Saturday night, when he told her he had quit his job and was moving out of state.
  • France's Macron bills himself the "patriots' candidate" vs Le Pen

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    With 96% of polling stations declared, newcomer Macron was leading the field with 23.7%. With Le Pen wanting France to leave the European Union, and Macron wanting even closer co-operation between the bloc's 28 member states, the projected outcome Sunday means the presidential runoff would have undertones of a referendum on France's European Union membership.
  • Germany Welcomes Macron Success in French Election First Round

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    Sunday's first round contest was held under tight security after a terror attack in Paris Thursday night disrupted the final day of campaigning Friday. The Socialist Party's candidate, Benoît Hamon secured just 5.9% of the vote, with 75% of polling stations' results in. He denies any wrongdoing. Ms Le Pen also wants immigration to be slashed and the closure of "extremist" mosques.
  • Trump welcomes humanitarian workers home with bonkers video

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    Aya Hijazi, an Egyptian-American aid worker, meets with President Donald Trump in the Oval office of the White House in Washington , Friday, April 21, 2017 . Hijazi was held captive in Egypt for three years until April 16 when she was acquitted of bogus child abuse charges. . Aya Hijazi , who spent almost three years in an Egyptian prison, invited to the White House after returning to the US.