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Its stockpile reportedly has 25 types of agents, including sarin. Chinese experts see little immediate possibility of hostilities breaking out between the US and North Korea, but say Beijing will respond harshly to any further North Korean nuclear tests.
  • 'Misdirected' US Airstrike in Syria Kills 18 Coalition Forces

    'Misdirected' US Airstrike in Syria Kills 18 Coalition Forces

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    The statement says that the strike, which hit south of Tabqah, Syria, was requested by "partnered forces" under the belief that it was an ISIS fighting position. The U.S. was reportedly given false coordinates by allied forces. An activist-run group, Raqqa is Being Slaughtered Silently, said three days of mourning had been declared for the town.
  • Malloy says he won't seek a third term as Conn. Governor

    Malloy says he won't seek a third term as Conn. Governor

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    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy announced Thursday he would not seek a third-term in office, saying he'd reached a hard decision after weighing what was best for his family and the state. Malloy says he's proud of his record. Included in that list is Ted Kennedy, Jr., state senator from Branford. "I'm not sure I agree with that, but I take it as a compliment", he said.
  • Venezuela's political crisis just got even worse

    Venezuela's political crisis just got even worse

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    Throughout Friday, pockets of protesters in oil-rich Venezuela blocked roads, unfurled banners and chanted slogans against Maduro's unpopular government, including "Freedom!" and "No To Dictatorship!" The ruling spurred anti-government protests on Friday and clashes between demonstrators and the National Guard outside the Supreme Court building.
  • Family of child who survived school shooting shares photo & thanks community

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    And I don't know if that just reached the boiling point or what it was. "Nor do we know exactly why he chose to do this at the school". One boy died, and another was in stable condition. "Her whole life was surrounded around kids and helping them, and helping them build a future". A ritual all too familiar in San Bernardino. Husband-and-wife shooters Syed Rizwan Farook and Tashfeen Malik were later killed in a gunbattle with authorities.
  • PMs' day out: Modi, Turnbull hold talks, take metro ride

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    Malcolm Turnbull, Prime Minister of Australia, on Monday said that talks with India on trade pact not as fast as desired. Modi said, "We have just inaugurated the TERI-DEAKIN Research Centre on Nano and Bio Technology, which is a classic example of the kind of cutting-edge science and technology cooperation that is happening between our two countries".
  • Thousands to march against Zuma on his birthday

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    Zuma invited much controversy after he sacked Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan amid a sudden cabinet reshuffle, leading to worldwide rating agencies downgrading the country's status to junk and a free fall of the South African rand. "The opposition are doing their job, don't be anxious", he told his supporters in the Zulu language. Zuma has easily survived previous parliamentary votes against him due to the ANC's majority.
  • `Conflict could break out at any moment` over North Korea: China

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    Meanwhile, the United States has ordered the movement the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and other warships into waters off the Korean Peninsula and is conducting its biggest-ever joint military exercises with South Korea. The North is already under multiple sets of United Nations sanctions over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, and appears to see these programs as insurance against regime change.
  • Assad: Chemical Attack Is a 'Fabrication'

    Assad: Chemical Attack Is a 'Fabrication'

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    US Central Command said coalition aircraft were given the wrong co-ordinates by their partner forces, the predominantly-Kurdish Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF), for a strike meant to target Islamic State militants south of their Tabqa stronghold, near the extremists' de facto capital, Raqqa.