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During the morning summit, Duterte introduced his administration's infrastructure plan, "Build, Build, Build", which will see the government spending billions of pesos on transportation infrastructure. President Donald Trump's "America First" policy, which included the scrapping of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, a regional trade pact involving Pacific Rim countries but excluding China.
  • White House 'moving rapidly' to select Comey's replacement, Trump says

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    According to numerous reports , Trump fired Comey in part because the Federal Bureau of Investigation director refused to pledge personal loyalty to him during a dinner that took place on January 27. In his testimony he defended his former boss, contradicting assertions by administration officials and Trump that Comey had lost the confidence of the FBI's rank-and-file.
  • Arsenal Mustafi says Champions League still in Gunners' sights

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    A quality Petr Cech save from Nathan Redmond aside, the opening 60 minutes were largely forgettable until Sanchez collected a Mesut Ozil pass. "That's Alexis, you know". "I never questioned the character of my side, " he said. "When we went 3-1 up that was game over". "It's not because you lose games people expect you to win that you have "no character".
  • This Miss USA combines brains, beauty and an independent mind

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    She continued, "I just want people to see where I was coming from". The final question of the night's interview portion was whether or not the contestants consider health care to be a privilege or a right. For another, women and men are equal in all regards, inside of and outside of the workplace. Still, many are having a hard time celebrating McCullough's win, due to her problematic views on feminism and health care.
  • United Nations chief seeks early meeting with new French president

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    Macron's year-old movement - it does not even have the status of a party yet - has said it will field candidates in all 577 seats for the two-round parliamentary elections on June 11 and June 18. He has promised to liberalise the economy and rejuvenate France's jaded governing class by bringing more people who, like him, have never held elected office into government and parliament.
  • U.S. could leave Kim in place if Pyongyang scraps nukes

    U.S. could leave Kim in place if Pyongyang scraps nukes

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    The country's military will begin "a series of more powerful anti-terrorism striking actions and mercilessly destroy the terrorists", said an English-language statement carried by the state-run Korean Central News Agency. Two weeks ago the North arrested Tony Kim, a USA citizen and accounting professor who was lecturing at PUST , accusing him of trying to "overturn" the regime.
  • UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

    UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

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    US experts said Sunday's launch was likely a mobile, two-stage, liquid-fueled missile that North Korea displayed in a huge April 15 military parade. North Korea has in the past year stepped up its ballistic missile tests, firing dozens of various types of rockets, according to South Korea. The regional powers strongly denounced Pyongyang for the missile test, as their working-level defense officials had a video conference on the issue, South Korea's defense ministry said.
  • North Korea renews accusation of Central Intelligence Agency assassination plot

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    Russia, a onetime ally of North Korea, is a member of a six-nation consortium aimed at reining in the reclusive nation's nuclear program through diplomatic and financial incentives, but that forum has been inactive for almost a decade. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017.
  • Macron Pick for French Premier about to be Named

    Macron Pick for French Premier about to be Named

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    French President Emmanuel Macron said that the possibility of change to European Union treaties was "not taboo" and that he wanted to see better protection for Europe's workers. Macron previously met Merkel when he visited Berlin in March as a candidate. After years of strained relations between France and Germany, Macron wants to reset the partnership to improve growth across the region and counter the populist fervor that triggered the U.K.'s exit from the European Union, helped Marine ...
  • Putin Warns Against 'Intimidating' North Korea After Latest Missile Launch

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    Security Council resolutions.Moon had hinted that the USA deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) might be reversed, acceding to China's wishes. Russian President Vladimir Putin condemned the missile launch, telling reporters during a visit to China that "there's nothing good about" it. The United Nations Security Council is due to meet on Tuesday to discuss North Korea's latest missile launch, diplomats said on Sunday, which was requested by the United States and ...
  • Korea Missile Launch: 'Not Just Us Against Them Anymore'

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    The missile flew for half an hour and reached an unusually high altitude before landing in the Sea of Japan, the South Korean, Japanese and USA militaries said. The test gives a boost to leader Kim Jong Un as he seeks to show his people that he's standing up to America and South Korea. The launch came just four days after the inauguration of South Korea's new left-leaning President Moon Jae-In, who advocates reconciliation and dialogue with Pyongyang to curb its nuclear ambitions.
  • Portuguese children canonised by Pope

    Portuguese children canonised by Pope

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    Pope Francis has made defence of the environment a key plank of his papacy, strongly backing scientific opinion that global warming is caused mostly by human activity. The siblings and their cousin, Lucia, reported that on March 13, 1917, the Virgin Mary appeared to them while they grazed their sheep. She is said to have appeared six times between May and October 1917 to the three impoverished, barely-literate shepherds, and apparently shared three prophesies with the trio at a period marked ...