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The U.N. Security Council initially imposed sanctions on North Korea over a decade ago. [Image by Drew Angerer/Getty Images] The Hwasong-12 ballistic missile is an intermediate-range missile and experts suggest it will take around three years for the technology to be applied to an intercontinental missile capable of striking the mainland of the United States of America.
  • Donald Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

    Donald Trump claims witch hunt, says he's most hounded leader ever

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    The individual was described by people familiar with the matter as being "someone close to the president", although the sources declined to name names. Majority Whip Steve Scalise told reporters that if the special counsel gets to a point where the investigation is interfering, then they will have that conversation.
  • Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects

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    The 82 girls, released in a prisoner swap, arrive in Abuja for health checkups before meeting the president . Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross helped secure the 82 girls in "lengthy negotiations", the presidency said on its Twitter account.
  • US Congressmen call for Donald Trump impeachment on House floor

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    No president has ever been impeached by his own party, notes Josh Huder, a senior fellow with the Government Affairs Institute at Georgetown University. Covers , an online forum for sports betting, noted that multiple gambling boards have asked the questions: "Will Donald Trump be Impeached in his First Term as President of U.S.?" and "Will Donald Trump Serve a Full Term as President of US?" Trump is likely to be protected by his Republican allies.
  • TOP ADMIRAL: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

    TOP ADMIRAL: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-In warned today there was a "high possibility" of military clashes along the border with North Korea as tensions mount over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions. South Korea can not pursue dialogue and confrontation with Pyongyang simultaneously, the state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said on Friday.
  • Afghan officials: 3 killed after gunmen storm bank

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    The assailants were in police uniform and all of them had been killed, said Sahi, who added the slain civilians included an officer of the bank. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack, but militants such as Taliban and the Islamic State group have previously carried out similar attacks, including on banks where Afghan security forces regularly collect their pay.
  • Jason Chaffetz will resign from Congress in June

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    Rep. Devin Nunes, the cCairman of the House Intelligence Committee, had to recuse himself from that investigation after a weird incident where he emerged from the White House and seemed to suggest he had evidence backing up President Trump's groundless contention that he had been under surveillance by The Obama Admin.
  • May creating war between generations: Corbyn

    May creating war between generations: Corbyn

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    Writing in The Sunday Mirror, Lord Prescott said he would have laughed 20 years ago if anyone had suggested Jeremy Corbyn could ever lead the party. One of his more persistent internal critics, Barrow and Furness candidate John Woodcock, made no bones about his expectations of defeat, telling Radio 4's Today: "We know nationally what the result of this election is going to be".
  • Jerusalem prepares for Trump's visit

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    Separately, the Post reported Thursday that a decision on the embassy could take place after Trump's visit. The remark came in response to an Israeli delegation's requests that Trump be joined by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyhu on his visit to the Jerusalem holy site.
  • Mueller Investigation Will Prolong, Not Halt, Political Controversy Over Russia

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    Comey's decision ended more than a week of speculation about whether he would appear publicly to make his case since he was sacked by Trump on May 9, and underscores how the probe is accelerating. "No", Trump said. "No". Russian President Vladimir Putin smiles during a joint press conference with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni following their meeting at the Bocharov Ruchei state residence in Sochi, Russia, May 17, 2017.
  • Trump likely to keep pressure on Iran after Rouhani election win

    Trump likely to keep pressure on Iran after Rouhani election win

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    Rouhani, a 68-year-old moderate cleric who spearheaded a 2015 nuclear deal with world powers, said voters had shunned those who wanted to turn the country back to the past. SAYAH: Yes, I think the young people were a factor. The biggest prize for Rouhani's supporters is the potential to set Iran's course for decades by influencing the choice of a successor to Khamenei, who has been in power since 1989.
  • Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

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    By contrast, Presidents John Tyler and Andrew Johnson faced constant threats of impeachment largely because they were remarkably unpopular. "It is indisputable that he fired the Federal Bureau of Investigation director". Looking back at the impeachment case against Clinton ― which became nearly entirely partisan and ultimately focused on conduct that didn't involve his official duties ― the then-GOP leaders, Newt Gingrich in the House and Trent Lott in the Senate, went out of their way to urge ...