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North Korea Rolls Out Missiles, Says Ready For 'Nuclear War'

He vowed North Korea will keep building up its nuclear arsenal in "quality and quantity". There are, however, concerns that the nation is possibly preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a missile launch soon. The North has said it has developed and would launch a missile that can strike the mainland United States, but officials and experts believe it is some time away from mastering all the necessary technology. Read More

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US Air Force scrambles two stealth fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers

US Air Force scrambles two stealth fighter jets to intercept Russian bombers

It said the American jets escorted the Russian bombers for 12 minutes. The two days of Russian flights mark the first time in over two years that Russian military aircraft have approached the USA mainland. After an American intercept just a day before, a pair of Russian Bear bombers appeared off the Alaskan coast yet again late Tuesday afternoon. -Russian relations were at a "low point" during a news conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov. Read More

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Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister

Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister

Donald Trump (left) and Vladimir Putin. The chemical attack has widened the wedge between the US and Russian Federation, both of which had expressed hope for a reset in relations following the election of US President Donald Trump . "And you have many indications if you don't have proof, because no-one has concrete information or evidences", said Assad. While Bush and Putin shared sentiments about cracking down on terrorism, they soon clashed. Read More

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Republican senator wishes Trump spent less time at Mar-a-Lago

Trump thinks the former administration's "weak" immigration policies allowed the gang to thrive in US cities. Bush's golf course was on his own private estate. The disclosures also show that last December, the campaign spent more than $58,000 for what was categorized as lodging at Trump International Golf Club in West Palm Beach, Florida, almost $22,000 for lodging at Trump International Hotel and Tower in Chicago, and, in late-November and December of a year ago, about $2,500 for lodging at ... Read More

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Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

British elections are fixed in law but can be changed with a two-thirds majority in the Commons - a threshold easily passed during Wednesday's vote. There were also a number of abstentions. Sturgeon said yesterday that May was seeking "to crush the voices of people who disagree with her". "The prime minister's attempt to dodge scrutiny shows how she holds the public in contempt", he said. Read More

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Suspect caught in shooting of Sheriff's deputy

Suspect caught in shooting of Sheriff's deputy

The sheriff said Wade was "a warrior". "He gave his life serving his community, and I don't think you can have a bigger honor than that", Devereaux said, holding back tears. Vincent said LeForce was found in a nearby outbuilding, where he surrendered to authorities. It wasn't immediately clear what charges LeForce might face. Read More

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Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Pence says US set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Two top United States officials have addressed ongoing concerns with North Korea's nuclear weapons program, as tensions in East Asia ratchet up following the tough line President Donald Trump has taken toward Pyongyang in recent weeks. And when asked what he plans next, President Trump said, "Wait and see". But the vice president expressed impatience with the unwillingness of the North to move toward ridding itself of nuclear weapons and ballistic missiles. Read More

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Yogi Adityanath's maiden month as UP CM at a glance

Yogi Adityanath's maiden month as UP CM at a glance

Some people are maintaining a silence on this issue. According to Maulana Khalid Rasheed, a member of the AIMPLB national executive, Nib Imam of Lucknow's Eidgah and head of the city's oldest Islamic seminary, Firangi Mahal, feels "any attempt to ban triple "talaq" would amount to interference in the Muslim personal law which the Constitution allows us to practice". Read More

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Vijay Mallya freed on strict bail conditions in UK

India had asked Britain to extradite Mallya to face trial after the liquor and aviation tycoon fled there last March after banks sued to recover about Rs90bn ($1.4bn) that Indian authorities say Kingfisher owes. Separately, the ED is probing him for alleged money laundering, specifically for diversion of the loans he took for Kingfisher Airlines which has gone kaput. Read More

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Gunmen Attack Popular Religious Tourism Site In Sinai

Gunmen Attack Popular Religious Tourism Site In Sinai

The attack comes nine days after Palm Sunday services at Coptic Christian churches in the cities of Tanta and Alexandria were bombed by the Islamic State group, killing 45 people. Pope Francis plans to visit Egypt next week. The attack and the church bombings threaten to deal a blow to Egypt's struggling tourism industry, which has suffered from political instability and a fragile security situation since the 2011 uprising. Read More

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Majority of Americans don't think Trump is keeping his promises

Majority of Americans don't think Trump is keeping his promises

In February, a majority also said Trump can bring about the changes the country needs, but less than half hold that view now. The change comes after Republicans failed to pass a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act and appear to face difficulties clearing tax reform and infrastructure proposals, among other hurdles to the sweeping agenda Trump promised during his campaign. Read More

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Trump strategy on N.Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing for. It was the first time North Korea had shown the missiles, which have a range of over 1,000 km (600 miles), at a military parade. On Thursday, President Donald Trump praised the armed forces after the air strike in Eastern Afghanistan in which "The Mother of All Bombs", carrying almost 11 tons of explosives, targeted an underground cave complex the Pentagon said was used by ISIS. Read More

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Pass Area Easter Egg Hunts

John Kin Club. Traditional egg hunts are still a classic way to celebrate the Easter holiday, but also consider trying something new. Then the kids let loose on the field and in the playground, scrambling to grab up eggs from corners of the park and one boy even scrambled up a stump to pluck one from a tree branch. Read More

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Mayawati Appoints Brother As BSP Vice President - But With A Rider

Mayawati Appoints Brother As BSP Vice President - But With A Rider

This was the first programme of the Bahujan Samaj Party after a dismal show in the recent Assembly elections. After getting appointed as BSP vice president, party chief Mayawati's brother Anand Kumar looks set to hit the ground running. Mr. Yadav also raised the issue of alleged EVM tampering and said the Election Commission should explain it. "We worked a lot to change the power scenario in state, got many sub-stations made and installed new transformers", he said while pointing out that ... Read More

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Amit Shah To Reach Bhubaneswar Today

Targeting the opposition for questioning electronic voting machines (EVMs), BJP President Amit Shah said on Saturday that instead of making excuses, these parties should have honestly introspected the reasons. Many Union ministers and chief ministers of BJP-governed states have already reached. "We are strengthening the party organisation in all these booths", Arun Singh, BJP general secretary and the Odisha minder, said, hoping the momentum will be generated by this weekend's meeting and ... Read More

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Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

Others were not so lucky - falling on the wrong side of Trump's list of good guys and bad guys. But Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's alleged April 4 chemical weapons attack on his own civilians triggered Trump's outrage, leading him to strike a Syrian airfield with Tomahawk missiles and seeming to mark a change in Trump's outlook on Russian Federation - which has supported Assad throughout Syria's bloody civil war. Read More

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Investigating video showing youth tied to army jeep, says Army

Investigating video showing youth tied to army jeep, says Army

Sources said that even the chief minister was aghast over the "disturbing videos" and has directed the police to "submit a detailed report about the incidents so that necessary action is taken", sources said. The incident angered bystanders. The Army major heading the camp just said that he would be given to a "responsible person". Asked what he thought of the state of democracy in Jammu and Kashmir after the low turnout in the by-election, Rajnath said he found it "serious". Read More

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