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The U.S. 7th Fleet said two American destroyers were conducting simultaneous maritime exercises with naval ships from South Korea and Japan. US envoy for North Korea Joseph Yun says he and his counterparts from Japan and South Korea agreed to coordinate "all actions" on North Korea.
  • U.S. deploys THAAD anti-missile to S/Korean

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    Embassy in Seoul, South Korea, Wednesday, April 26, 2017. A US missile defense system that is being established in South Korea to defend against any North Korean attack should be operational in the coming days, Admiral Harry Harris, the top USA commander in the Asia-Pacific, told Congress on Wednesday.
  • S. Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

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    Meanwhile, the South Korea-U.S. alliance has beefed up its naval presence thanks to new deployments from the American Navy. An official from Seoul's Defense Ministry couldn't confirm such details . The advice comes as prefectural disaster and crisis officials held a meeting in Tokyo last week where they were urged to make additional plans to establish their own response teams and plans.
  • N. Korea shows off military might on key anniversary

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    Seoul and Washington say the sole objective of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system is to defend against North Korean missiles, but China is concerned the system's powerful radar can penetrate its territory and undermine its security and has repeatedly expressed opposition to it.
  • Hyundai Motor reports 21 percent drop in 1Q profit

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    Sales rose 4.5 percent on year but dropped 4.8 percent on quarter to 23.36 trillion won. Hyundai Motor is set to release its first compact sport utility vehicle Kona in June in China, and the third Genesis model G70. The sudden sales decline came amid intensifying anti-Korean sentiment after Korean government chose to deploy THAAD. The Seoul-based company's pain in China comes against the backdrop of the continuing dispute over the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense, or ...
  • Toronto Mayor John Tory lays out three priorities heading into housing meeting

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    Real estate agent Sabrina Ataullah-Jan said that Canadian properties are undervalued and that is why the Toronto area has an influx of foreign investment. "An unfortunate side effect of heavy-handed regulatory intervention is that we risk market whiplash", Soper said in a statement. A review of the rules governing the conduct of real estate agents.
  • Jose Mourinho explains why he continues to criticise players in public

    Jose Mourinho explains why he continues to criticise players in public

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    Mata has missed Manchester United's last seven games after undergoing groin surgery. "We can not give the club the Premier League, we have a 25 per cent chance to win the Europa League and we have to put everything on it". "This is about the clubs, this is about the teams, this is about the positions at the end of the season". A win for United will see Mourinho's men move to fourth on the table and City dropping to fifth.
  • South Korea deploys parts of US THAAD system

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    The drills coincided with military exercises held by US and South Korean navies in the Yellow Sea, off the western coast of the Korean Peninsula and as the USS Michigan, one of US's most powerful submarines, arrived in South Korea. Washington and Pyongyang have been ratcheting up pressure on each other of late. "We hope that all parties, including Japan, can work with China to promote an early peaceful resolution of the issue", Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang said.
  • Air Force launches unarmed missile for test in California

    Air Force launches unarmed missile for test in California

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    The test took place at 12:03 a.m. pacific time at Vandenburg Air Force Base. The objective of the test is to "verify the status of our national nuclear force and to demonstrate our national nuclear capabilities", Col. "Through continuous upgrades, including new production versions, improved targeting systems, and enhanced accuracy, today's Minuteman system remains state-of-the art and is capable of meeting all modern challenges".
  • Support For Marijuana Legalization Now At an All-Time High

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    Generally, most Americans think habitual drug use should be treated as an addiction problem rather than a criminal offense. But according to the CBS poll , that's an unpopular position with Democrats and Republicans alike. A recent University of DE poll found 61 percent of state residents support full legalization. Roughly 70 percent of users support national legalization and federal regulation of the substance.
  • Russia's Lavrov: No Evidence Provided By US That Assad Used Chemical Weapons

    Russia's Lavrov: No Evidence Provided By US That Assad Used Chemical Weapons

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    Russian Federation condemned the US action. We do not wish to speculate about these very serious matters of the use of chemical weapons, the use of - or the attempts to inculcate people or to orchestrate things. "It is clear to all of us that the reign of the Assad family is coming to an end", Tillerson declared Wednesday, openly challenging Moscow to abandon its Syrian ally.