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It didn't reveal the type of missile or provide other details. While no other country has claims in the busy Bohai Sea, the drills come amid heightened tension on the Korean peninsula, including Chinese anger at the deployment of the US anti-missile defence system Thaad in South Korea last month.
  • Trump Says He Was Always Going to Fire FBI Director

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    The chummy photos amazed some observers, particularly coming a day after the president fired FBI director James Comey, who had been running the investigation into whether the Trump campaign co-ordinated with Russian officials. During one of the most important national security investigations of our time , Director Comey's firing is a blatant attack on the independence of the Justice Department.
  • China tests new missile near Korean peninsula

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    China's Defense Ministry announced Tuesday that the country's rocket force, which oversees its ballistic missile force, conducted live-fire drills and weapons tests " in recent days ", according to a brief statement on its website. The THAAD system is created to intercept and destroy short and medium-range ballistic missiles during their final phase of flight. This proposal is supported by Russian Federation, which has urged Washington and Seoul to reconsider their decision to station THAAD ...
  • Trump warns ex-FBI director Comey about 'leaks' in explosive Twitter rant

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    Congress that Comey's sacking would not derail the Russian Federation investigation. "He said , 'you are not under investigation , '" Mr Trump claimed, repeating an assertion he first made as he announced Mr Comey's firing . It is highly unusual for a sitting president who has authority over the FBI to ask about an existing investigation, although such action probably does not violate the law, legal experts have said.
  • Captain of shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner off to prison

    Captain of shipwrecked Costa Concordia cruise liner off to prison

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    He was originally found guilty in 2015 of manslaughter, causing a shipwreck and abandoning his passengers and today's ruling marked the end of the appeals process, with the court upholding the initial verdict. The last body was recovered from the ship almost three years later. "He was made the scapegoat ", lawyer Senese said, adding that the defence team would now consider an appeal to the European Court of Human Rights.
  • Yes, we made mistakes: Kejriwal after Delhi loss

    Yes, we made mistakes: Kejriwal after Delhi loss

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    Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Sanjay Singh said the party has legitimate concerns over the Electronic Voting Machines (EVMs) and the Election Commission needs to address them. They are the enemy of the party (Aam Aadmi Party) and they should refrain from this act. "No one can separate us", Kejriwal tweeted. The AAP finished much behind the BJP in all three wings of the municipal corporation.
  • Experts strive to restore NHS computers — NHS cyber-attack

    Experts strive to restore NHS computers — NHS cyber-attack

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    Several cybersecurity firms said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack, which has apparently hit Russian Federation the hardest. Chris Wysopal, of the software security firm Veracode, said criminal organisations were probably behind the attack, given how quickly the malware spread.
  • India PM arrives in Sri Lanka for UN Buddhist celebration

    India PM arrives in Sri Lanka for UN Buddhist celebration

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    This is seen as an apparent bid to gain influence in Sri Lanka that saw a 26-year-long armed insurgency. He said Sri Lanka was "unlikely" to agree to China's request to dock the submarine at any time, given India's concerns. "The Government and people of India are with you in your journey towards peace and greater prosperity", he said. "We will continue to invest in driving positive change and economic growth to deepen our development co-operation", he said.
  • Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

    Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

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    Following a tumultuous week that saw the firing of FBI Director James Comey, Trump didn't waste time taking the opportunity to lay into his critics. Twitter also reports Liberty University as a top trending item at the moment, as President Trump gave his rousing first commencement speech at Liberty University, or at any university, for that matter, as President Trump.