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In this April 23, 2017 photo released by the U.S. Navy, the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson transits the Philippine Sea while conducting a bilateral exercise with th. The officials weren't authorized to speak publicly about plans for the closed-door briefings and requested anonymity. "North Korea openly states that its ballistic missiles are meant to deliver nuclear weapons to strike cities in the United States , the Republic of Korea, and Japan".
  • What the French Elections Mean for Investors

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    The May 7 runoff is to be between the populist Marine Le Pen and former French economics minister Emmanuel Macron, and politicians on the moderate left and right immediately urged voters to block Le Pen's path to power. There is a slight crack in the unified wall this time around: The far-left candidate Jean-Luc Melenchon is refusing to endorse Macron. Macron will have to convince voters that he does not represent an extension of the policies of unpopular outgoing Socialist President ...
  • Why S. Korea is debating United States anti-missile system

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    THAAD is created to take out incoming targets in midflight at relatively high altitudes and military experts say the system could provide protection against North Korea's midrange missiles. The U.S. 7th Fleet said two American destroyers were conducting simultaneous maritime exercises with naval ships from South Korea and Japan. The USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine, arrived at the South Korean port of Busan in what was described as a routine visit to rest the crew and load supplies.
  • Gurudas Kamat quits all Congress posts

    Gurudas Kamat quits all Congress posts

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    A party release said that Gehlot as general secretary will be assisted by four secretaries - Rajeev Satav, Harshvardhan Sapkal, Varsha Gaikwad and Jeetu Patwari. Various agitations, like the Patels demanding quota, the Dalit uprising after the Una flogging incident and demands of the OBC communities from the government, have also made the Congress hopeful of defeating the BJP in the state.
  • Arkansas carries out execution, prepares for 2nd

    Arkansas carries out execution, prepares for 2nd

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    But it was a short reprieve. Jones' execution was close to its scheduled time , beginning at 7 p.m. Williams was supposed to follow at 8:15, but the execution was postponed after District Judge Kristine Baker issued a temporary stay as questions arose about whether Jones' execution was humane or not, KARK reported .
  • People are revolting against the elite, says France's Marine Le Pen

    People are revolting against the elite, says France's Marine Le Pen

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    Le Pen, who has been hoping to emulate Donald Trump's victory in the USA, said the French faced a choice between "runaway globalisation" and a protectionist France. Macron came in first place in Sunday's vote, with Marine Le Pen in a close second. Le Pen reiterated her stance against the headscarf some Muslim women wear as part of their religious practice.
  • Police converge on gunman after trooper shot

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    Travers told the newspaper that a man then got out of his vehicle, walked around the officer's SUV and shot the officer on the ground multiple times before running off. Students will be dismissed after police give the all-clear. This investigation is related to the incident in which a trooper was shot outside a Newark area convenience store.
  • Father of 'kidnapped' teen says she was abused by mom

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    Prosecutors have accused Cummins of violating "a sacred position of public trust as a school teacher". "So, in my heart I don't think she would have left Rebecca for a very long time". Authorities learned that they had taken motel rooms in Oklahoma City on March 15 and 16 and in Guymon, Oklahoma, on March 16 and 17, according to the affidavit.
  • Nebraska Lawmakers show support for new Secretary of Agriculture

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    Fifty Republicans and 37 Democrats voted to confirm Perdue. Georgia U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson voted in favor of Perdue's nomination. During Monday's remarks to the Senate , Chairman Roberts noted six former secretaries of agirculture representing presidents from both parties voiced support for Perude, along with 700 agriculture and food industry groups.
  • Just say 'non': In change election, France must reject fascism

    Just say 'non': In change election, France must reject fascism

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    The French CAC 40 stock index also surged more than 4 percent - to its highest level in almost a decade - following polling that showed Macron likely to win by a landslide in his May 7 runoff against Le Pen. Deputy chairman of Russia's Communist Party Ivan Melnikov pointed out that Le Pen and the two leading presidential candidates who hadn't made it to the second round - Francois Fillon and leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon - got roughly 60 percent of the votes in total.