• North Korea 'Fails' In New Missile Test
North Korea 'Fails' In New Missile Test

The US military is now conducting joint exercises with the South Koreans, simulating an attack on North Korea. "Our assessment is that North Korea is ready to conduct a nuclear test if they get the go ahead from Kim Jong-un", an official from the South's Joint Chiefs of Staff told reporters Friday, according to the Korea Herald.

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  • Backed fighters battle IS around Syria town
Backed fighters battle IS around Syria town

The capture of the military airport is the first major success for the rebel alliance since the US-led coalition airlifted its fighters to place them behind IS lines last week, the BBC's Arab affairs editor Sebastian Usher reports. Idlib province is controlled by an array of rebel groups, including those backed by Ankara, rebels fighting under th...

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  • President Trump asserts immunity against defamation claims
President Trump asserts immunity against defamation claims

Jones ― which the Supreme Court approved ― to first adjudicate the threshold issue of Presidential immunity before reaching motions to dismiss " Zervos' lawsuit. However, while the Jones case was about the sexual allegations themselves, the Zervos case only focuses on Trump's allegedly defamatory comments.

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  • Pennsylvania seeks photos of Vietnam War victims
Pennsylvania seeks photos of Vietnam War victims

We appreciate Sen. Toomey and Sen. "It was a tough time". The commemoration ceremony is part of an ongoing series of events across the country leading up to the 50th anniversary in 2025 of American withdrawal from the conflict. As of 2014, more than 127,000 are in Colorado. The Chopper Operation marked America's first combat mission against Vietn...

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  • Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team
Senators urge USA Hockey to end dispute with women's team

The women's team had vowed to sit out the upcoming International Ice Hockey Federation World Championship games unless it reached a deal with USA Hockey. Hockey provides them are vastly different from those of the men's team. The remaining three and a half years, USA Hockey pays the players virtually nothing.

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  • ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'
ACLU battles Georgia over toddler's last name of 'Allah'

NAIJ.com learnt that the American Civil Liberties Union of Georgia filed the lawsuit recently on behalf of the couple, Elizabeth Handy and Bilal Walk . New Jersey bans people from naming their children after an obscenity. A couple in the U.S. state of Georgia are taking the state to court over their child's surname .

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  • I am still Minister of Finance: Gordhan
I am still Minister of Finance: Gordhan

South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan said "let's wait and see" when asked about reports that President Jacob Zuma was set to remove him, as he arrived back from an investor roadshow in Britain on Zuma's orders. South African assets, including the rand, have fallen sharply since Gordhan was told to return to South Africa. The pair were ther...

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  • SC asks Centre, J&K government to decide Muslim minority status in state
SC asks Centre, J&K government to decide Muslim minority status in state

The division bench of the Supreme Court had, in December previous year, admitted the petition for hearing and directed the Central Government to submit the report of the team of experts constituted on the use of pellet guns before the court.

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  • Holidaymakers return to Egypt and Turkey
Holidaymakers return to Egypt and Turkey

There was particularly strong demand for Greece and smaller European destinations including Cyprus, Bulgaria, Croatia and Portugal. While it saw some margin pressure due to more competition, demand for summer holidays was strong. Thomas Cook said competition remained intense for the Spanish Island markets, which has sparked a price war among airli...

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  • Manipur Governor asks CM O Ibobi Singh to submit resignation
Manipur Governor asks CM O Ibobi Singh to submit resignation

Meanwhile, in Manipur, where the Congress ruled for three consecutive terms, despite winning 28 seats, just three seats short of the majority mark in the 60-member assembly, the party failed to form a government. "I left the Congress because of (its) misgovernance", Biren Singh told media on the occasion. There was even a secret ballot to select ...

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  • Canada Pot Stocks Surge After Report of Legalization Date
Canada Pot Stocks Surge After Report of Legalization Date

That date holds special meaning for some marijuana users as it marks 4/20 on the calendar. In an effort to devastate drug profits in the criminal underworld, Canada's Liberal government is reported to be preparing a move to legalize marijuana for recreational use.

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  • USA woman arrested thrice this week for trying to jump WH fence
USA woman arrested thrice this week for trying to jump WH fence

She was booked, released and ordered to stay away from the White House. Earlier this month, Jonathan Tuan-Anh Tran, 26, of Milpitas, California, jumped the White House fence carrying two cans of Mace and a letter to President Donald Trump, NBC News noted.

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  • Trump notches his 13th golf course visit
Trump notches his 13th golf course visit

So far, President Donald Trump hasn't had much follow-through on his campaign promises to skip golfing and rarely leave the White House . Mr Trump's latest visit at the weekend was his 13th golfing trip since taking office in January. Trump left after four-and-a-half hours at the club, basically long enough to play a round of golf . Trump...

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  • Britain tries to resolve Belfast crisis ahead of Brexit
Britain tries to resolve Belfast crisis ahead of Brexit

Secretary of State for Northern Ireland James Brokenshire said this afternoon that he was "extremely disappointed" that the two parties could not come to an agreement. The last vote ended the unionist majority among parties for the first time in Northern Ireland, with republicans Sinn Féin trailing their major unionist rivals in the DUP by one seat...

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  • Companies are now bidding for contracts to build Trump's border wall
Companies are now bidding for contracts to build Trump's border wall

Earlier, the White House announced that it planned to spend $1.5 billion on the construction of a border wall in 2017 and $2.6 billion in 2018. It is unclear how many Mexican companies have expressed interest in the wall. "The wall is an open threat that violates relations and peace". Practically, joining a project that is a grave affront to di...

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  • London attack: Victim's family tell of 'difficult' time
London attack: Victim's family tell of 'difficult' time

The couple were struck by the auto driven by Khalid Masood on Westminster Bridge in London last Wednesday . Sandra Payne said her daughter is recovering from a cut on her head, a broken rib and a badly injured leg. The family of the U.S. tourist killed in the Westminster terror attack said they had been through a "humbling and hard experie...

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  • AI staffer assaulted by Shiv Sena MP is a Malayali
AI staffer assaulted by Shiv Sena MP is a Malayali

Why is there no official communication about whether the matter will be examined by the Ethics Committee; the Speaker is reported to have said she had no jurisdiction since the incident did not take place in Parliament's premises. While the Congress and Samajwadi Party MPs backed Gaikwad, Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapati Raju expressed disapp...

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  • Spicer: More Evidence Of CNN Collusion With Hillary Than Trump With Kremlin
Spicer: More Evidence Of CNN Collusion With Hillary Than Trump With Kremlin

In this vein, Ardayev also drew attention to the fact that the U.S. officials mentioned by CNN said that "the information was not conclusive and that the investigation is ongoing". Other officials warned that it was too soon to draw such inferences because the evidence was circumstantial. The FBI can not yet prove that collusion took place, b...

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  • Hong Kong democracy activists charged day after new city leader elected
Hong Kong democracy activists charged day after new city leader elected

Tsang is vastly more popular among Hong Kong's people.Protested demonstrated outside the voting center, fearing another five years of their country being effectively ruled by Beijing.District Councilor for Yuen Long Ka Lun To said the past five years had been "a nightmare for Hong Kong people", which would now continue for another five years.

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  • Pakistan begins fencing construction on border with Afghanistan
Pakistan begins fencing construction on border with Afghanistan

Zardari expressed hope that the move to begin border fencing will be welcomed by all those wanting an end to militancy and to the counter- productive allegations of cross border incursions. Pakistan has already tightened visa and travel regime for Afghans besides introducing a system for tribesmen, replacing the age-old rahdari system.

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