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Very powerful. We have submarines. Experts are predicting the North will attempt another launch of ballistic missiles as a show of force to mark the Day of the Sun . Xi called for a peaceful resolution to the tension. Tensions boiled over as North Korea indicated that it was prepared for an "invasion" from the United States and ready to hit back with a nuclear attack.
  • Pulitzer Prizes Get Doled Out At New York Ceremony

    Pulitzer Prizes Get Doled Out At New York Ceremony

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    Fahrenthold reported in one story that Trump spent $20,000 that was allocated to his charity on a portrait of himself. David Fahrenthold of "The Washington Post " won the national reporting award for what the board called "a model for transparent journalism" that cast doubt on Trump's assertions of charitable generosity.
  • North Korea 'Primed and Ready' For Sixth Nuclear Test

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    These celebrations coincide with increased tension in the peninsula after the U.S. responded to the latest North Korean missile launch by sending a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier towards the peninsula. The main goal of North Korea's nuclear program is to protect the country's security and to place itself on an even footing with the United States, the Global Times said in the editorial in its Chinese language edition.
  • President Trump calls North Atlantic Treaty Organisation 'no longer obsolete'

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    Trump later quipped they would need to further discuss what would become of the money member countries were supposed to contribute to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation but didn't. Both NATO and the USA appear to be coming to friendlier terms after recent interviews with the press. Trump said he had a phone conversation on Tuesday night with Chinese President Xi Jinping, who he said "wants to do the right thing" and help the US deal with North Korea.
  • Is Trump dumping 'Maestro of Disruption' Steve Bannon?

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    Later on Tuesday, Spicer was still groveling in an interview with Politico: "I don't even know how to explain it". The former head of right-wing website Breitbart has since been losing his pull within the White House. Bossie had his own set of contacts in the Republican donor and media world, from Bannon to the big-donor Mercer family of NY to Corey Lewandowski, Trump's first campaign manager, who Bossie reportedly introduced to Trump in 2014.
  • Korea, US, Japan arrange meeting to discuss NK issue

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    The nuclear-powered, 97,000-ton Vinson, one of 10 active United States aircraft carriers, has more than 60 aircraft and about 5,000 personnel. FILE - In this Friday, April 7, 2017 file image provided by the U.S. Pyongyang has repeatedly defied global warnings about conducting missile launches and testing nuclear devices. For Xi, who is entering a twice-a-decade Communist Party congress in the fall, the meeting with Trump was more about stabilizing the critical U.S.
  • Suspect In Gun Shop Robbery Mailed 161-Page Manifesto To Trump

    Suspect In Gun Shop Robbery Mailed 161-Page Manifesto To Trump

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    Janesville Police Chief Dave Moore (l.) and Janesville School District Superintendent Karen Schulte address reporters on events leading to the soft lockdown of schools. Police say Jakubowski threatened to use stolen weapons against public officials or a school. Local authorities also added that they've had past run-ins with Jakubowski, including an incident where he tried to steal an officer's gun.
  • USA berates Syria at OPCW meeting on Syria chemical attack

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    Following a "very frank" meeting with Vladimir Putin on Wednesday, Tillerson admitted the relationship between Russian Federation and the United States is at a "low point", characterized by mistrust, the Hill reports. Assad also said Syria's military had given up all chemical weapons, AFP said on its Twitter account, quoting remarks in an interview with the Syrian president.
  • India, Bangladesh ink deals to boost cooperation

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    In his statement to the media, he announced a line of credit of $4.5-billion for the implementation of projects in priority sectors for Bangladesh. Prime Minister Modi also called for diversifying commercial relations between the two neighbours.
  • Wednesday., 2:19 pm: Russian Federation won't 'shield anyone' in chemical probe

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    Ending waves of uncertainty, Russian President Vladimir Putin received Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the Kremlin Wednesday, despite deteriorated relations between their countries. Worldwide investigators have concluded that sarin, chlorine and sulphur mustard gas have been used in Syria's six-year-old conflict, with government forces using chlorine and Islamic State militants using sulphur mustard.
  • North Korea preparing for nuclear test, satellite images show

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    Regarding the U.S. Navy strike force's arrival in the western Pacific, Lu said: "We hope all parties will refrain from irresponsible actions that would be very risky at the moment". If China decides to help, that would be great. "China insists on realizing the denuclearization of the peninsula, insists on maintaining peace and stability on the peninsula, and advocates resolving the problem through peaceful means", Xi was quoted as saying.
  • Nikkei hits lowest in over 4 months on geopolitical concerns, yen rise

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    Meanwhile, the latest Bank Of Japan tankan survey showed that big manufacturers expect the dollar to average 108.43 yen for this fiscal year. Russian Federation must withdraw support from Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime if it wants an "important role" in talks about Syria's future, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson told reporters on Tuesday in Italy, where he was attending a meeting of foreign ministers from the Group of Seven nations.