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He said: "North Korea is looking for trouble". The development could mark a new willingness on China's behalf to use its economic might to stop North Korea's nuclear program. North Korea is ready to launch a nuclear test at its Punggye-ri Nuclear Test Site, the 38 North monitoring group reported .The 38 North analysis group described the test site as " primed and ready".
  • GOP plans to revamp health care won't affect Congress' coverage

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    Joe's director of regional health initiatives. If I get hit by a bus on my way home tonight, I'm not going to shop around for the healer with the best prices. It seems that they made a decision to give in to the far right and try to get the Freedom Caucus on board by decreasing the baseline essential benefits, by allowing pricing (underwriting) for additional factors including health history, and allowing easy waivers from other requirements of the ACA .
  • Normalcy returns to Kashmir as separatists call off shutdown

    Normalcy returns to Kashmir as separatists call off shutdown

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    Security was stepped up after separatists extended shutdown call till April 12 - election day in south Kashmir, the authorities also chose to suspend the internet services and postphoned the university examinations scheduled. Separatist leaders had called for a boycott of the vote. The fresh violence, which occurred amid a complete shutdown called by separatists, comes a day after widespread clashes.
  • Oil edges up as Saudis reported to back extension of production cuts

    Oil edges up as Saudis reported to back extension of production cuts

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    Saudi Arabia , the biggest OPEC producer, reduced supply below 10 million barrels a day in March, more than pledged under the deal, according to a separate person familiar with the matter. Last year, global demand briefly outpaced daily supply in the third quarter, by 330,000 barrels a day. OPEC upgraded its 2017 global demand growth forecast to 1.27 million barrels per day, an upwards revision of 10,000 barrels per day as thirst from Asia rises.
  • Trump it 'will work out fine' with Russia

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    As her boss Rex Tillerson, the U.S. secretary of state, was meeting Russian President Vladimir Putin in Russia, Haley told the council, "It is long past time for Russia to stop covering for Assad. REX TILLERSON: Until full progress is made under the Minsk accords, the situation in Ukraine will remain an obstacle to improvement in relations between the USA and Russian Federation.
  • Ex-Pakistan Army colonel shot dead in Karachi

    Ex-Pakistan Army colonel shot dead in Karachi

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    Two passersby Rehan and Momin Khan were also injured in the shooting incident. The killers shot him dead, when he was coming out after parking his auto near his institute. Police and rescue teams arrived at the scene and launched an investigation into the matter. Police said that the incident seems to be a case of target killing.
  • Clashes erupt between police and protestors in Caracas

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    Clashes erupted between anti-government protesters and riot police in the central streets of Caracas, Saturday, after a ruling by the Venezuelan government to ban a main opposition leader from office for 15 years. It's just a ploy to demoralise us, to take hope from the people. Plus the economic situation is insufferable. Oil-rich Venezuela is in the throes of what is thought to be a fourth straight year of recession, with roaring inflation and monthly wages stuck at a handful of dollars at ...
  • Trump says U.S. not to label China as currency manipulator

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    The modest weakness on Wall Street came amid lingering geopolitical concerns as Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Energy majors Inpex, JX Holdings and Japan Petroleum ended down over 2 percent each. The dollar index, which tracks the greenback against a basket of six trade-weighted peers, plunged 0.7 percent to 100.07.
  • Russian Federation relations at another low after Syria attacks

    Russian Federation relations at another low after Syria attacks

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    The White House officials stated that Russian military advisers were present at the Sharyat airbase in Syria when a Syrian plane loaded with chemical munitions took off, but they said there was now no consensus about whether the Russians had advanced knowledge of the attack, contrary to what an unnamed White House source said on Monday.
  • Russia vetoes UN Security Council's Syria resolution

    Russia vetoes UN Security Council's Syria resolution

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    MARGARET WARNER: Russia vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the gas attack in Syria . Washington says it acted to punish the Syrian government for what it said was a devastating nerve gas attack Damascus launched against its own people that killed scores.
  • Russia just blocked a UN resolution to condemn chemical weapons in Syria

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    Putin's view was shared by Tillerson who, on the first visit by the Trump cabinet to Russian Federation, said ties between the two countries were at a low point marked by serious distrust. The U.S. launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at Syria's Shayrat airbase on April 6. "There is a low level of trust between our two countries", Tillerson said .