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He said it would take time to come up with a new sustainable and effective way to curb North Korea's nuclear weapons programme, especially when the most recent United Nations resolution, the strictest so far, had apparently failed. The test is scheduled for next Tuesday. If successful, the "kill vehicle" or intercept will collide with the ICBM test target mid-course over the Pacific Ocean .
  • Brazil president revokes order deploying troops in capital

    Brazil president revokes order deploying troops in capital

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    Brazil's President Michel Temer Thursday was forced to rescind an executive order he had issued the day before calling the army into the streets and giving it powers of arrest for the period of one week. "This decree was never used in this context to protect an administration that is politically isolated", said Newton de Oliveira, a professor and security specialist at Mackenzie University in Rio.
  • Trump's Popularity Drops in Israel After Embassy Move Delayed

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    Trump left the U.S. for his first trip overseas as commander-in-chief on May 19, arriving in Saudi Arabia on Saturday. Given the competing claims, the US and most countries maintain embassies in Tel Aviv, not Jerusalem . The White House is doing damage control after video surfaced Friday of official US maps that erased key areas in Israel, a move that only fueled concern about the Trump administration position on the Jewish state.
  • Leaks of Manchester bomb probe 'reprehensible,' will stop: US envoy

    Leaks of Manchester bomb probe 'reprehensible,' will stop: US envoy

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    Asked whether the US leaks had compromised the investigation, she said: "I wouldn't go that far but I can say that they are perfectly clear about the situation and that it shouldn't happen again". Those, however, being reports from within the USA, were going to the Federal Bureau of Investigation - which was not then considered to be part of the general intelligence community, and was restricted from sharing them with the IC because of some of the changes in the law that came out of the ...
  • 2 qualify for NCAA Championships

    2 qualify for NCAA Championships

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    Both enter the meet seeded No. 1 in the 800 and if they can live up to their billing, they'll become just the 4th set of teammates to sweep the 800-meter titles at the same NCAA Outdoor Championships. Carter ran the fastest time of all the Wildcats, and the second-fastest qualifying time at 22.61 seconds. Friday is the Lions' heaviest day of competition, starting with Obst in the decathlon at 8:30 a.m.
  • United Kingdom police make seventh arrest in Manchester terror probe

    United Kingdom police make seventh arrest in Manchester terror probe

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    Manchester police, meanwhile, made several new arrests. The woman being held was arrested by police in Blackley, an area north of Manchester city centre yesterday. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said Abedi " likely " did not act alone in the strike at the close of an Ariana Grande concert Monday night and that he had been known to security forces "up to a point".
  • Saudi Arabia, UAE Promise to Donate $100Mln to Ivanka Trump's Foundation

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    Trump on Monday concluded his landmark visit to Saudi Arabia , which he chose for his first foreign trip since taking office in January, during which the allies announced arms deals and investments worth hundreds of billions of dollars. Trump is seeking to ease concerns that his policies won't be as beneficial to Israel as once believed. Monday's attack at a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester killed at least 22 people and wounded 59.
  • Ex-South Korean President Park Geun-hye's trial begins

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    They were charged with taking bribes worth about 59.2 billion won (52 million U.S. dollars) from large conglomerates including Samsung , Lotte and SK.Tuesday's opening session will be Park's first public appearance since she was taken into custody in March .Under South Korean law, a bribery conviction involving more than 100 million won ($89,000) can lead to a prison term of more than 10 years or even life imprisonment.Moon said during his campaign he won't pardon Park or Samsung's Lee.
  • Nothing changes in our head when we face Pakistan: Virat Kohli

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    But having had Kedar (Jadhav ) and Hardik (Pandya) do so well in that particular phase of the innings that has strengthened our squad really well", said Kohli. India, the defending champions, will play two matches, and so will the remaining five teams, with England and South Africa not taking part in any of the warm-up games, as the host nation and the Proteas are now involved in an ODI series.
  • General Election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn doubles down on defence

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    The Conservative Party's messaging on social media is pitching the election as a battle between Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn , while Labour has instead focused on issues, an election analysis by Press Association has found. Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn was at the opposite extreme with a score of 2.23, marginally further left than his party with 3.03. Mr Corbyn is expected to reject criticism over his position on defence and the use of nuclear weapons by insisting: "I am not a pacifist".
  • Election campaign resumes after Manchester attack

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    The Manchester attack underscores terror threats on Western targets remain real, U.S. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats Coats told a Senate panel Tuesday. Hashim Ramadan Abedi appears inside the Tripoli-based Special Deterrent anti-terrorism force unit after his arrest on Tuesday for alleged links to the Islamic State extremist group.