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Wade Henderson, president and CEO of The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights, said some of the nominees are being considered for seats that the Senate Republican majority blocked during Mr. It does not look at judicial philosophy. The Judicial Crisis Network, which spent $10 million to confirm Gorsuch, said that Trump had proposed an "excellent slate of appellate judicial nominees".
  • China opposes latest N. Korean missile test

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    North Korea launched two missiles in October a year ago from an air base in Kusong on North Korea's west coast, on the other side of the country from the usual intermediate-range Musudan test site near Wonsan, on the east coast. "North Korea's missile launch is a serious threat to Japan and clearly violates ... the United Nations resolution". Moon asked for a review of a missile system that is being developed to protect South Korea.
  • North Korea tests missile, raises new fears in Pacific

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    But multiple sets of United Nations and U.S. sanctions against North Korea have done little to deter its pursuit of its nuclear and missile ambitions. And the White House says the latest "provocation" should serve as a call for all nations to implement far stronger sanctions against the North. Past North Korean missiles have flown farther than Sunday's test, landing closer to Japan, but this launch follows a series of high-profile failures.
  • North Korean missile 'no danger' to Russia: Defence ministry

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    It is the first time a North missile has reached such a high altitude. Intercontinental ballistic missiles [ICBMs] can potentially reach altitudes of hundreds of kilometres, taking them well outside the Earth's atmosphere. PACOM claimed that the missile flight was not "consistent" with an ICBM. Information for this article was contributed by staff members of The Associated Press.
  • Trump says he did not ask Comey for his loyalty

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    The president is reported to have asked Comey whether he could be loyal to him during a dinner meeting in February shortly after his inauguration. "James Comey better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press!" Image copyright Twitter/Donald Trump Image copyright Twitter/Donald Trump Where do we go from here? I would argue that Trump's childish nature not only helps explain aspects of his behavior that otherwise seem incomprehensible, but ...
  • UAE commendeds China's Belt and Road initiative

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    The Forum is the first major worldwide conference on One Belt, One Road, OBOR, since President Xi Jinping announced his ground-breaking strategy, in 2013, to transform Asia's developing economies. China will provide assistance worth 60 billion yuan (8.7 billion US dollars) in the coming three years to developing countries and worldwide organizations participating in the Belt and Road Initiative to improve people's well-being, President Xi Jinping said Sunday.
  • Erdogan: New Silk Road to eradicate terrorism

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    During the address, Xi pledged to pump in an additional Dollars 124 billion for projects that are part of the initiative. Praising Xi's initiative, Putin warned that "protectionism is becoming the norm". The 6,000-km road linked ancient Chinese, Indian, Babylonian, Arabic, Greek and Roman civilizations. Announcing the USA participation two days before the forum, White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the Belt and Road is a major trade initiative that "we're going to continue to work ...
  • North Korea fires missile - South Korea military

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    Haley emphasized the need for a "strong unified message" and said the U.S.is determined to "take care of South Korea". "It's just an announcement and it's not clear what America can do about North Korea apart from starting a war", Dunn said.