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His statements came amid an escalation in tensions between Washington and Pyongyang due to North Korea's latest ballistic missile tests, which prompted the United States to send nuclear aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its strike group to the Korean Peninsula.
  • Syria retained chemical weapons, says Jim Mattis

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    He said Syria would be "ill-advised" to try to use chemical weapons again, after the alleged attack on 4 April which killed more than 80 people. Russia , a top Assad ally, has asserted a Syrian government air strike hit a rebel chemical weapons factory, causing the disaster.
  • Obama to give $400000 speech on Wall Street

    Obama to give $400000 speech on Wall Street

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    Fox Business said it confirmed Obama's appearance with senior members at Cantor, a financial services firm. The New York Post, meanwhile, said his speech made him "Wall Street's newest fat cat". Obama's remarks came just days before his successor reaches his 100 day in office. " And that's because of young people like this ". She was heavily criticised during last year's presidential campaign for her Wall Street speeches, with activists on both sides of the political spectrum ...
  • French president Francois Hollande 'will vote Macron', calls Le Pen 'risk'

    French president Francois Hollande 'will vote Macron', calls Le Pen 'risk'

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    French far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen has announced that she is temporarily stepping down as her party's leader. Her canvassing at a market in the unemployment-ridden small town of Rouvroy, in northern France, on Monday morning, saying the run-off would be a referendum against globalisation and slamming the "rotten" alliance of mainstream politicians against her, set the tone.
  • Trump's border wall goes wanting, and conservatives shrug

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    The border wall and funding portions of the Affordable Care Act were seen as the two main sticking points of the legislation. "I think he realizes that it is unlikely to be part of the negotiation this time around", Sen. "We've got a lot of time". Roy Blunt, R-Mo., said as he exited a meeting of GOP leadership. Prior to the White House demand late last week for border wall money, it had largely been assumed on Capitol Hill that the spending measure would include funding for additional ...
  • As US warships gather, North Korea carries out huge live-fire drills

    As US warships gather, North Korea carries out huge live-fire drills

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    North Korea's military conducted huge live-fire drills Tuesday and issued new warnings that it would defend itself against the "American imperialists", amid high tensions and a military buildup in the region. Trump on Monday urged UN Security Council ambassadors to consider stronger sanctions against Pyongyang, and USA senators will be briefed on North Korea at the White House on Wednesday.
  • N Korea stages large-scale artillery drill as US submarine docks in South

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    USS Michigan arrived on the same day as North Korea's military anniversary celebrations. Workers' Party newspaper Rodong Sinmun stated in an editorial Tuesday its army has the capacity to "respond to any war the United States wants", and that the "era of the USA imperialist's nuclear terror has ended forever", because North Korea has developed its own nuclear capacity.
  • Yogi Adityanath government cancels 15 holidays linked to VIPs' birth/death anniversaries

    Yogi Adityanath government cancels 15 holidays linked to VIPs' birth/death anniversaries

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    RSS's Sahkaryavah Dattatreya Hosebole, along with two kshetra pracharaks, is also expected to be in attendance. After Prime Minister Narendra Modi's order to remove blue and red beacon from the VIP cars, 12 officers of Provincial Civil Services (PCS) on Sunday wrote to Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath requesting that they be allowed to use blue beacon citing law and order issues.
  • Trump on Astronaut Drinking Her Own Urine: 'Better You Than Me'

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    As of 1:27 a.m. EDT on April 24, Whitson beat the record previously held by NASA astronaut Jeff Williams , who spent 534 days aboard the space station. She returned home in October. Ms Whitson told the president that spaceflight takes a lot of time and money, so getting to Mars will require collaboration from other countries to succeed.
  • North Korea Marks Military Anniversary with 'Massive Fire Drill'

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    Top Trump administration officials - including Secretary of State Rex Rillerson and Secretary of Defense James Mattis - are also briefing all U.S. Senate members on Wednesday, a rare move that underscores the geopolitical tension. The destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer is conducting exercises with a South Korean destroyer near the Korean peninsula, while the USS Fitzgerald is doing drills with a Japanese destroyer west of Japan.
  • US Treasury Sanctions Syrian Officials over Suspected Sarin Attack

    US Treasury Sanctions Syrian Officials over Suspected Sarin Attack

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    He said it was one of the largest such sanctions actions in USA history. The United States on Monday blacklisted 271 employees of Assad regime agency it said was responsible for developing chemical weapons, weeks after a poison gas attack killed scores of people in an opposition-held province in Syria.