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Some analysts say a missile the North test fired April 5, which US officials identified as a Scud variant, also might have been a KN-17. Trump cast the launch as a direct snub of China, one of North Korea's only allies and a nation seen by the Trump administration as a potential United States ally in efforts to stamp out Pyongyang's nuclear program.
  • U.S. dropped bomb on Eastern Afghanistan

    U.S. dropped bomb on Eastern Afghanistan

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    Navy Capt. Jeff Davis says they were killed during an operation against the Afghanistan-based Islamic State group in Nangahar Province in the eastern part of the country. Mark De Alencar, 37, of the 7 Special Forces Group, was killed earlier this month by small arms fire while conducting anti-ISIS operations. In the latest attack, the Taliban disguised as Afghan army soldiers slipped into the compound of the 209 Corps in northern Afghanistan's Balkh province.
  • Gold futures settle higher as equities traded lower

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    The FTSE 100 index in London was virtually flat. The BoE's monetary policy committee (MPC) is expected to keep the benchmark policy rate unchanged at its May meeting, maintaining a "neutral" policy bias relative to a market path of interest rates that, compared with February's Inflation Report, envisages a more gradual withdrawal of monetary stimulus over the forecast horizon.
  • AIFF website hacked; hackers post message on Kulbhushan Jadhav

    AIFF website hacked; hackers post message on Kulbhushan Jadhav

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    Jadhav is an Indian national who was arrested in Pakistan suspicion of alleged espionage and sabotage activities against the country. Pakistan claims its security forces had arrested Jadhav from the restive Balochistan province on March 3 past year after he reportedly entered from Iran.
  • Jean-Marie Le Pen weighs in on daughter's defeat in France election

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    According to various sources, there was some conflict between Ms. Maréchal-Le Pen and her aunt Marine Le Pen who was recently defeated by independent presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron. Despite representing a fringe party on the extreme right, Le Pen still qualified for the presidential runoff and earned 11 million votes, more than double what her father, Jean-Marie Le Pen, got when he reached the presidential runoff in 2002.
  • Marine Le Pen's Appeal to Women Wasn't Enough to Win

    Marine Le Pen's Appeal to Women Wasn't Enough to Win

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    A crowd of Macron supporters roared with delight, jubilantly waving red, white and blue tricolour flags at a victory party outside the Louvre Museum in Paris. His mention of Ms Le Pen drew loud boos, and he said he would do all he could to ensure in future there would be no reason to vote for extremism.
  • Maduro welcomes papal interest in Venezuela mediation

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    A demonstrator wears a mask with the colors of the Venezuelan flag during an opposition May Day march in Caracas , Venezuela, Monday, May 1, 2017. The crisis has driven Venezuelans into the streets to protest, where chaos and violence have ensued.
  • Venezuela crisis: One dead as protesters clash with police

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    The confrontation grew increasingly violent, with anti-government protesters setting an officer's motorbike on fire. "We will be joined by unions, homemakers, and lawmakers". Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro called for a new constitution on Monday as he fights to quell a crisis that has led to more than a month of protests against him and deadly street violence.
  • 82 freed Nigerian schoolgirls arrive in nation's capital

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    Some of them came here with them". Boko Haram militants in Nigeria released dozens of abducted Chibok schoolgirls this week. "Some girls refused to return". Two more girls who successfully escaped have also since been discovered. Today, 82. By this feat, those that are still out there should be rest assured that Nigeria will not forget them, and this government will continue to do everything within its power to bring them back home", Saraki said, "Moving forward, the Security Forces ...
  • Key Republicans balk on health care

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    Earlier in the current Congress, Republican Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did change the rules to allow for a simple majority for the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch. Most important, this measure broke Democrats' insistence on "parity" - that is, their insistence that every $1 of military spending be matched by $1 of nondefense spending.