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You know a group is wonderful when you can just sit and watch them talk about anything and be totally entertained. If there's one thing we can all agree about Donald Trump , it's his inability to take a joke about himself - especially those of the emasculating variety.
  • Moon vows to tackle North Korea

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    As the Moon administration would be less interested in confrontation with North Korea than the Trump administration, Jeon suggested Moon could "act more friendly toward Russian Federation and China rather than the U.S". Suh Hoon, a veteran of inter-Korean talks nominated by Moon to lead the National Intelligence Service, told reporters Wednesday that it is too early to talk seriously about a possible summit between the new South Korean president and his North Korean counterpart, Reuters ...
  • Bottas: Hamilton relationship could take a turn

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    The Finnish driver took victory at the Russian GP at Sochi, winning in only his fourth race for the Mercedes AMG F1 team. The three-time champion was briefly pushing on the rear of third-place Raikkonen, but was ordered to back off by his team as the car's temperatures rocketed, leaving Hamilton frustrated.
  • Pakistani, Afghan Military Officials Agree To Defuse Border Tension

    Pakistani, Afghan Military Officials Agree To Defuse Border Tension

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    Afghanistan had blamed Pakistani census enumerators accompanied by soldiers for straying across the border, a charge denied by Islamabad. This comes as Pakistan's Inspector General Frontier Corps (FC) Major General Nadeem Ahmed claimed today that Afghan forces targeted civilian population while Pakistan targeted their check-posts, leaving 50 Afghan troops dead and 100 others wounded.
  • North Korea's detention of U.S. citizen 'concerning' - White House

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    North Korea hurled insults of its own, calling Gardner, "A man mixed in with human dirt ... who has lost basic judgment and body hair". In Washington, the State Department said it was aware of the report of the new detention and that "the security of USA citizens is one of the department's highest priorities ".
  • Always Dreaming rewards many with Kentucky Derby victory

    Always Dreaming rewards many with Kentucky Derby victory

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    It's also the second Derby win of Velazquez's career. Battle of Midway was jockeyed by Derby rookie Flavien Prat. Always Dreaming covered the 1 1/4-mile track in 2:03.59. State of Honor set the pace, but Velazquez was sitting just behind the leader on the fence, and he fought off the challenge of roughie Lookin At Lee late to score, and secure the first leg of the Triple Crown - with the Preakness Stakes in a fortnight's time the next step for Always Dreaming .
  • Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

    Virginia Beach-based Navy SEAL killed in Somalia

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    The Defense Department says Senior Chief Special Warfare Operator Kyle Milliken was killed during an operation Thursday against the extremist group al-Shabab. The raid on Friday targeted a local leader of al-Shabaab, an al Qaeda-linked terrorist group. The fighters mounted a stiff resistance against the soldiers, the official said.
  • Sean Spicer Denies Trump Tweet Was a Threat to James Comey

    Sean Spicer Denies Trump Tweet Was a Threat to James Comey

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    The White House rejected the suggestion that the exchange was inappropriate. Trump's aides and spokespersons tripped over each other in trying to explain and rationalize the President's decision amid explosive disclosures that surfaced by the hour on Wednesday and Thursday.
  • I-85 repairs to be complete and highway open by May 15

    I-85 repairs to be complete and highway open by May 15

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    Beams require reinforcement, concrete side barriers must be poured, street lights must be wired, debris must be cleaned up and roadways must be restriped. Frustrated Atlanta commuters were forced onto congested alternate routes or transit systems. He said inspectors also completed checks of the design, manufacture and placement of the bridge materials.
  • Rising yields boost dollar, euro after French vote

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    TOKYO-Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and French President-elect Emmanuel Macron expressed readiness to develop the bilateral cooperation on various aspects, including the regulation of the nuclear issue on the Korean peninsula, the Japanese Foreign Ministry said in a statement Tuesday.
  • Comey sacking won't stop intelligence leaks or prevent an investigation

    Comey sacking won't stop intelligence leaks or prevent an investigation

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    Aides said Trump moved quickly after receiving a recommendation on Monday to terminate Comey from Rosenstein, who began reviewing the situation at the Federal Bureau of Investigation shortly after taking office two weeks ago. Mr McCabe, giving evidence to Congress in place of his fired boss, told legislators that the counter-intelligence investigation dismissed by White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders as "one of the smallest things" on the FBI's plate was actually "highly ...