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President Donald Trump spoke with his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping by phone Wednesday, the latter calling for a peaceful resolution to escalating tensions between the USA and North Korea. Kim in turn sent a congratulatory message to Assad on the 70th anniversary of Syria's ruling Ba'ath party last Thursday, just as global outrage over his use of chemical weapons in the civil war reached boiling point.
  • Schumer: Trump 'all talk and no action' on China

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    On Saturday, Trump tweeted about his meeting with Xi: "Goodwill and friendship were formed". On March 31, Trump signed two executive orders on trade, which he said will end the "theft of American prosperity", as the administration takes "necessary and lawful action" to end trade abuses.
  • Nepal Govt. withdraws previous amendment bill, UDMF demands delineation before polls

    Nepal Govt. withdraws previous amendment bill, UDMF demands delineation before polls

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    Nepal government on Tuesday tabled a new constitution amendment bill in Parliament hoping to address demands of Madhes-based parties and pave the way for them to participate in the upcoming local polls. He further said that the contents of the proposal were different from what was agreed during the joint task-force meeting of the ruling parties and Morcha leaders.
  • Russia-US relations have worsened under Trump: Putin

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    But Moscow appeared unready to budge on the primary goal of Tillerson's mission - persuading Russian Federation to help remove Assad from power. But he says that distinction "doesn't much matter to the dead". "There's an opportunity to bring renewed energy to the political process". But Johnson said Monday that "it is the Americans who have changed the game by using those cruise missiles", and it was right for the rest of the G-7 unite behind Tillerson.
  • Syria Attack Exposes Failed Deal to Rid Regime of Chemical Weapons

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    Russian president Vladimir Putin and Iranian leader Hassan Rouhani said American military intervention was a "violation of global law" during telephone talks backing the Syrian regime . "But when I see people using awful, disgusting chemical weapons, which they agreed not to use under the Obama administration, but they violated it". Damascus and Moscow denied Syrian forces were behind the gas attack but Western countries dismissed their explanation that chemicals leaked from a rebel weapons ...
  • North Korea could hit us 'within two years', says diplomat

    North Korea could hit us 'within two years', says diplomat

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    He also said China and the U.S. should promote economic cooperation, expand exchanges in military, law enforcement, cyber and people-to-people areas, enhance communication and coordination in major global and regional issues, through the newly established four-pronged dialogue mechanism.
  • Lawyer: Suspect admits ramming truck into crowd in Stockholm

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    On Saturday, people placed flowers outside the department store in Stockholm where the attack occurred as a memorial to the victims. The truck traveled for more than 500 yards (meters) along a promenade known as the Drottninggatan and smashed into a crowd outside the Ahlens department store about 3 p.m.
  • Trump talked missile strike with Xi over chocolate cake

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    We're now having dessert. "So what happens is I said 'we've just launched 59 missiles heading to Iraq and I wanted you to know this, '" Trump said in the interview. What do you do?' And we made the determination to do and the missiles are on the way. "The Trump team feels that after last week's strike on Syria to enforce the chemical weapons ban, the United States has regained the strategic initiative from Putin", Ignatius said.
  • Republicans hold onto House seat in Kansas

    Republicans hold onto House seat in Kansas

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    With 100 percent of precincts reporting, Estes has 53 percent of the vote to Thompson's 46 percent. Pompeo won reelection in November by 31 points. "Everything in the conservative platform is good for us", he said. Rockhold said one reason why he chose to enter the race was to get name recognition for the Libertarian Party. Without the boogeyman of the Obama administration, and without the threat of Hillary Clinton picking a judge to fill an open Supreme Court seat, Republicans resorted ...
  • West Yorkshire Police stand silent for PC Keith Palmer

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    Thousands of police officers have observed a two-minute silence at the funeral of PC Keith Palmer, who was stabbed to death within the grounds of the Houses of Parliament last month. The cortege, including Palmer's widow Michelle Palmer, 34, their five-year-old daughter and other members of his family, was accompanied by motorcycle outriders from the Met's Special Escort Group.
  • Russian Federation responsible by proxy for Syria chemical deaths - UK

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    A week ago, Haley and Tillerson said that the U.S. was not working towards unseating Assad, and that such a decision should be up to the Syrian people. McMaster continued, insinuating that he believed Russian Federation had to be knowledgeable of Syria's plan to launch a chemical attack. "It's very hard to understand how a political solution could result from the continuation of the Assad regime", Mr.