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As a traditional ally and North Korea's chief source of trade, food and fuel aid, China has come under intense pressure to use its influence to dissuade Pyongyang from additional nuclear tests and missile launches. Chinese President Xi Jinping, who spoke to Trump on Monday, is urging restraint from both North Korea and the U.S. The Navy said that both exercises demonstrate the ability of the US and Japan to work together at sea to respond quickly to threats in the region.
  • Questions about Ivanka Trump's business and politics not going away

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    Perhaps if Ivanka Trump wasn't the new "modern first daughter", her business-separate from that of the Trump family empire and now in a gray area of White House ethics-would have continued to expand. Jared Kushner, Ivanka's husband and the president's son-in-law, recently oversaw preparations for Xi Jinping's visit to Trump's private membership club in Florida.
  • China has been playing very positive role on North Korea: White House

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    The briefing will be conducted by Defense Secretary Jim Mattis , Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Joe Dunford. The US is also sending a flotilla, led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson , to the the peninsula where it will join two Japanese navy ships, the Samidare and Ashigara, to conduct exercises in the western Pacific, Reuters reported .
  • Turkish opposition to appeal referendum result

    Turkish opposition to appeal referendum result

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    Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) has approached the Council of State - the highest administrative court in Turkey - in Ankara amid a row over Sunday's constitutional referendum, a lawyer from the party said on Friday.
  • Hundreds of Christian pack San Jose church for play on Good Friday

    Hundreds of Christian pack San Jose church for play on Good Friday

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    Since the days following the winter solstice gradually become longer and less dark, it was ideal symbolism for the birth of "the light of the world" as stated in the New Testament's Gospel of John. Receive the fullness that comes through Christ's resurrection . "Where at times we can lose track of our faith or have faced personal struggles throughout the year, Easter Sunday is a reminder of how greatly blessed we are to be in communion with God through Jesus Christ, his son", Klein said.
  • Russian Federation slams OPCW over Syria gas probe

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    The transfer is part of a deal brokered by Iran and Qatar that will see more than 10,000 people evacuated and hundreds of prisoners exchanged. Gen Sakat told the Telegraph: "They [the regime] admitted only to 1,300 tonnes, but we knew in reality they had almost double that".
  • US says withdrawing UN military from Haiti is good example

    US says withdrawing UN military from Haiti is good example

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    Haley also warned that "countries that refuse to hold their soldiers accountable must recognize that this either stops or their troops will go home and their financial compensation will end". Ambassador Liu Jieyi said he supported Guterres' recommendations. With her were three other women who said they also were raped by peacekeepers. He also dismissed allegations that Sri Lankan forces had committed human rights violations during the last stages of the war here.
  • Obama Makes First Public Speech Since Leaving Office

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    Students did not ask him about Trump and he took no questions from reporters. Students discussed the importance of community organizing and civic engagement. Speaking at the University of Chicago , in his adopted hometown, the former U.S. president, looking relaxed after an extended vacation time to write his memoirs, opened to the event by quipping: "So, uh, what's been going on while I've been gone? " that made the audience laugh.
  • Ivanka Trump booed at Berlin Women's Summit after defending her dad

    Ivanka Trump booed at Berlin Women's Summit after defending her dad

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    The event, hosted by German Chancellor Angela Merkel , marked Ivanka's first global trip as part of her White House role. "Certainly not the latter", she said, but added that the role of being the president's daughter as well as one of his assistants was "rather unfamiliar", but that she was enjoying the "remarkable, incredible journey".