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President Moon's policy upsets South Korea key allies. Previously, Pyongyang's powerful state security ministry accused South Korean agents of bribing and coercing a North Korean man of joining an assassination plot against Kim Jong Un. The prosecutors on Friday said outgoing South Korean National Intelligence Service (NIS) chief Lee Byung-ho and unnamed "masterminds in (the) CIA" are among those they intend to prosecute, North Korean state news agency KCNA reported.
  • Somali government says kills senior al Shabaab chief - statement

    Somali government says kills senior al Shabaab chief - statement

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    He first joined the Navy in 2002 and was assigned to an East Coast-based special warfare unit as a SEAL. "He is irreplaceable as a husband, father, son, friend and teammate - and our thoughts and prayers go out to his family and teammates", said Rear Adm.Timothy Szymanski, commander of Naval Special Warfare Command.
  • Chibok girls to reunite with parents 'next week'

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    She says Nigeria's government has no regrets about exchanging Boko Haram detainees for the 82 young women released over the weekend. Senator Ndume and representative of Asabe, Vilita Bashir, both representing local government areas that include Chibok, addressed the girls separately, thanking God for their return and calling on them to pray for the return of others still in captivity.
  • Jewelry expected to be a big seller this Mother's Day

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    Thanks to Mom, I don't think you should underestimate the power of a cardboard "Happy Birthday" sign, a special table cloth and some special plates - whether themed paper plates or nice china - in making someone feel special on his or her birthday.
  • In Macedonia Parliament violence injures 100

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    Gruevski insisted that his party will use "all democratic means" to block the election of the new parliament speaker and stop a new government taking office. Scores of protesters have broken through a police cordon and entered Macedonian parliament to protest. The bloc's top diplomat, Federica Mogherini , said the violence in Macedonia was "particularly worrying" and the crisis "dangerous".
  • Arctic Council Pressures Tillerson To Take Action On Climate Change

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    The Fairbanks Declaration does not affirm that the USA will honor the Paris accord. Russia calls for stepping up the activities of the Arctic Economic Council in order to expand mutually beneficial economic ties between the countries of the region, Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov said at the Arctic Council ministerial meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska.
  • British hospitals hit by ransomware cyberattack

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    CNN has not independently confirmed that number. Megafon, a top Russian mobile phone company, has also been hit. The ransomware encrypted data on the computers, demanding payments of US$300 (S$421) to US$600 to restore access. "This incident highlights the risk to data security within the modern health service and reinforces the need for cyber security to be at the heart of government planning", Labour's health spokesman Jonathan Ashworth said.
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    North Korea said US and South Korean agents bribed and coerced a North Korean man into joining the plot which was foiled by its state. It, however, looks that since his inclination to North Korea and in order to improve political and economic ties with China, he will be having no option but to oppose the THAAD deployment.
  • China, US seal trade deal as ties warm

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    To date, the US Department of Energy has authorized 19.2 Bcf/d of natural gas to be exported to non-FTA countries. "We believe that Sino-U.S. economic cooperation is the trend of the times". Canadian LNG could have helped China reduce its greenhouse gas emissions, which fits with Trudeau's climate change and Chinese trade ambitions. Nebraska Cattlemen is very excited the Trump Administration has reached an agreement with China to restore market access for US beef.
  • AG Sessions Urges More Mandatory Minimums, Rand Paul Slams Back

    AG Sessions Urges More Mandatory Minimums, Rand Paul Slams Back

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    Sessions specifically did away with that practice Friday, writing, "prosecutors must disclose to the sentencing court all facts that impact the sentencing guidelines or mandatory minimum sentences ". Attorney for Utah under President George W. Bush, said in a statement anticipating the policy change. I know because I was a victim of the Rockefeller Drug Laws which mandated mandatory minimum sentencing.
  • President Trump says 'perfect accuracy' from surrogates isn't possible

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    So there's the president himself, on national TV, telling everyone that the Russian Federation investigation was at the top of his mind when he chose to fire Comey. McCabe's hearing came after Comey was unexpectedly fired by US President Donald Trump on Tuesday evening. On Wednesday, in brief remarks in the Oval Office, Trump told reporters that he fired Comey "because he wasn't doing a good job, simply".
  • North Korea wants South's spy chief extradited over alleged Kim plot

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    The North also announced last week that it thwarted what it claims was a CIA-backed attempt to assassinate Kim. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson last month urged the Security Council to act before North Korea does. North Korea accused the USA and South Korean security agencies of planning a biochemical attack on leader Kim during April 15 celebrations in the North's capital of the anniversary of the birth of state founder Kim Il Sung.