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An worldwide consensus that includes China has now emerged to the effect that North Korea's "threatening behavior" can not go on, USA national security adviser General H.R. North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un hailed that test as the "greatest success" and said it brought the U.S. mainland within range of a mobile delivery system.
  • Modi remembers Christ on Good Friday

    Modi remembers Christ on Good Friday

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    Many people do and some don't. The scene was nearly how you'd imagine the real scene in history taking place, and it was hard to look on, knowing this was something that is told to have happened once upon a time . Did you ever wonder what an Easter basket has to do with Jesus' resurrection? This is a happy day for Christians, because it proves (to those who believe) that there really is eternal life after death.
  • Apple allowed to test self-driving cars

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    Apple were awarded their permit Friday by the Californian Department of Motor Vehicles to start testing their technology on public roads. Apple's permit in California applies to three vehicles - all 2015 Lexus RX 450h hybrid SUVs - and six individual drivers, according to The Assciated Press.
  • Iran Blasts West for Supporting Terrorists in Syria

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    United Nations U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley address the Security Council after a vote on a resolution condemning Syria's use of chemical weapons failed, Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at U.N. Assad's government told the organization it had a 1,300-ton stockpile of chemical weapons and chemicals used to make them. Trump said, "Today's chemical attack in Syria against innocent people, including women and children, is reprehensible and can not be ignored by the civilized world".
  • United Airlines passenger 'stung by scorpion' on flight

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    Dao was forcibly removed from a fully-booked United Express flight out of O'Hare International Airport on Sunday to make room for crew members. Once Dao refused to leave, he said, the airline was justified in using force. Linda and Richard Bell were returning from a vacation in Mexico and took a United Airlines flight from Houston when they encountered a scorpion. This new rule would mean that if a United employee didn't meet the 60 minute deadline, they would have to wait until the next ...
  • Researchers plan study on dead whale found in Cape Cod Bay

    Researchers plan study on dead whale found in Cape Cod Bay

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    Researchers estimate that there are only about 500 existing North American right whales and the future of these marine animals looks grim. A single bad year doesn't necessarily mean right-whale reproduction is in real trouble. "We have three calves born this year, possibly a fourth just discovered today". Philip Hamilton, a right whale researcher from Boston, said that this points to potential food shortage.
  • NewsFix in Space: NASA announces possible life on another planet

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    Cassini will end its mission in September and as NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce reports, it "doesn't have the instruments needed to look for life itself" on Enceladus. The plumes also correspond with a relatively warm region on Europa's surface observed by the Galileo spacecraft. On the earth at least, hydrothermal vents thrive with microbial life, offering up the potential that icy moons far away from Earth could be habitable.
  • Bomb blast on bus convoy kills, wounds dozens in Syria

    Bomb blast on bus convoy kills, wounds dozens in Syria

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    In footage aired on Syrian TV, bodies, including fighters, were seen lying alongside buses, some of which were charred and others gutted from the blast. The militant-held towns of Zabadani and Madaya near the Lebanese border are under siege by Syrian government forces. Syria's opposition says the evacuation deals, which include areas of Aleppo and a district in the city of Homs, amount to forced displacement of Assad's opponents from Syria's main urban centres in the west of the country.
  • Arkansas judge blocks state from using lethal injection drug

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    Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen issued the temporary retraining order against the state of Arkansas, stopping the scheduled executions until further notice. A US judge in Little Rock has yet to make a separate ruling on plans by Arkansas to hold an unprecedented series of seven executions in 11 days this month.
  • Apple to design self-driving cars

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    The software tests will start soon with existing vehicles, according to a person familiar with the matter. Apple Inc., the manufacturer of iPhone and other electronic devices, on Friday secured a permit to test self-driving vehicles on public roads in California.
  • Is the Samsung Galaxy Note 7 making a comeback?

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    For this reason, the company is expected to release refurbished handsets of Note 7 this year which will lead to a fierce competition when Note 8 release this fall. It also caused Samsung's share price to go down 10 percent, which wiped more than $18 billion off its market cap. Some of the handsets will also be used as rental models, when customers with devices in for fix need temporary phones.
  • Former Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez found not guilty in Boston double murder

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    He's still serving a life sentence for his conviction in the murder of Odin Lloyd. Aaron Hernandez stands at the defense table Thursday. Lloyd was shot six times and the murder weapon was never found. Dan Conley, district attorney of Suffolk County, said the not-guilty verdicts showed the difficulty of solving a drive-by shooting. Two immigrants from Cape Verde, Safiro Furtado and Daniel de Abreu , were killed.