• Xi urges restraint on N Korea in call to Trump
Xi urges restraint on N Korea in call to Trump

North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un guided a special forces operation called the "Dropping and Target-striking Contest of KPA Special Operation Forces - 2017", the North Korean state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) reported Thursday, April 13.

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  • President Trump jokes Nikki Haley 'can easily be replaced'
President Trump jokes Nikki Haley 'can easily be replaced'

She sounded very much like her predecessor, Samantha Power, but not at all like any member of the Trump team up to that point. He also accused the U.N. Haley's office to rely on "building blocks" written by the department to prepare her remarks. "That look on Ambassador Haley's face is priceless", somebody wrote of the moment Haley heard Trump...

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  • Thousands of white-clad protesters fall silent in Caracas
Thousands of white-clad protesters fall silent in Caracas

The opposition called for protesters to dress in white and march in silence on Saturday to the Catholic Church's episcopal seats nationwide in a show of condemnation of Maduro's government. Pressure on the socialist president has been mounting since 2014, as falling prices for Venezuela's crucial oil exports have sent the once-booming economy int...

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  • 'Bachelor' Star Reportedly Not Cooperating With Law Enforcement
'Bachelor' Star Reportedly Not Cooperating With Law Enforcement

Mosher, according to local news station KTVU Fox 2 . The driver of the tractor, whose name has not been released, was taken to a hospital, where he died. Soules has reportedly been "booked on the charge of leaving the scene with a death". He was released around midday on $10,000 bond, and will be required to surrender his passport and wear an ...

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  • London terrorism suspect was on Gaza flotilla ship in 2010
London terrorism suspect was on Gaza flotilla ship in 2010

Some 6,500 Palestinians are held by Israel for offenses ranging from stone throwing to deadly attacks. Palestinian political prisoners held under military law have endured 50 years of physical and psychological ill-treatment, kicking, beating, forced stress positions, sleep deprivation, solitary confinement, threats of sexual violence and threats...

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  • Notorious Afghan warlord calls for peace in first public speech
Notorious Afghan warlord calls for peace in first public speech

Last week the Taliban delivered a painful blow, with its fighters dressed in Afghan army uniforms killing at least 135 young recruits at a base near northern Mazar-i-Sharif city, according to official figures - though multiple sources have said the death toll is much higher.

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  • Fight For Last ISIS Stronghold Claims Second US Service Member
Fight For Last ISIS Stronghold Claims Second US Service Member

A spokesperson for US Central Command said: "A US service member died from wounds sustained in an explosive device blast outside of Mosul, Iraq, on Saturday". Navy Chief Petty Officer Jason C. Finan was killed by a roadside bomb in October previous year. Since Friday, the women and girls from the group had been receiving lodging, clothing, medica...

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  • New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?
New issue in executions: Should the death chamber be silent?

Both statements expressed guilt and remorse for raping and murdering Mary Phillips and his desire to be a "better person". But Williams, who weighed 400 pounds, was administered with the lethal injection and pronounced dead just over three hours after his fellow inmate.

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  • Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade
Trump to spend Day 100 in office talking tough on trade

White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders explained Mr. Trump's decision to skip the dinner in a TV interview. VAN HOLLEN: Well, I would say the first 100 days have been a massive resistance to the Trump agenda during the first 100 days.

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  • James Conner Selected by hometown Steelers
James Conner Selected by hometown Steelers

Conner wasn't done, as he earned recognition as first-time all-conference with 216 carries for 1,092 yards and 16 touchdowns last season. Those went for 302 yards and while Conner didn't have the monster season he did in 2014, he was arguably a bit more complete as a back.

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  • Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence
Coulter's Berkeley speech canceled, police prep for violence

Right wing groups from all over that state say they too will be here to show their support. Berkeley Chancellor Nicholas Dirks said in a letter to the campus community early Wednesday before the cancellation was announced, "we can not ignore or deny what is a new reality".

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  • Trump invites Philippines' president to United States in 'friendly' call
Trump invites Philippines' president to United States in 'friendly' call

In the chairman's statement, the leaders also called on countries with claims to theSouth China Sea to avoid actions "such as land reclamation and militarisation that may further complicate the situation". MANILA , Philippines (AP) - The Philippines followed up a summit of Southeast Asian leaders by releasing a final communique Sunday that remove...

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  • Congress removes Digvijaya Singh as Goa and Karnataka in-charge
Congress removes Digvijaya Singh as Goa and Karnataka in-charge

Four party secretaries - Manickam Tagore, P.C. Vishnunadh, Madhu Yashki Goud and Sake Sailjanath - will assist Venugopal, according to a press release issued by the party. After changes at the level of general secretaries, a few Pradesh Congress Committee presidents will also be changed. They had even complained to party vice president Rahul Gand...

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  • European Union divided on Britain's election announcement
European Union divided on Britain's election announcement

In similar fashion, no one has seriously addressed the devastating social crisis afflicting millions in the United Kingdom that feeds the growing alienation from the political establishment-that was the central factor in last year's unexpected Brexit referendum vote.

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  • North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill
North Korea marks army anniversary with live fire drill

Pacific Command Adm. Harry Harris during a House hearing of the Committee on Armed Services in Washington . In a show of force, the USA is sending the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group to waters off the Korean peninsula, where it will join the USS Michigan , a nuclear submarine that docked in South Korea on Tuesday.

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  • United Kingdom police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids
United Kingdom police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counterterror raids

In footage shot by a witness, what sounds like several shots ring out as police surround the row house in Willesden in northwest London on Thursday evening. The Independent Police Complaints Commission has been informed of the incident, as is routine for police shootings. Basu, Britain's senior coordinator for counterterrorism policing, said th...

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  • Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance
Philippines says Trump called Duterte to affirm alliance

The two leaders discussed Mr Duterte's controversial war on drugs, which has left more than 7,000 people dead in under 12 months. Last week a Filipino lawyer filed a complaint at the worldwide criminal court (ICC) accusing Duterte and 11 other Philippine officials of mass murder and crimes against humanity.

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  • Exit polls predict BJP sweep in Delhi local body elections
Exit polls predict BJP sweep in Delhi local body elections

Lt Governor Anil Baijal, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken and Delhi BJP leaders were among the early voters. "We do not give any importance to exit poll results". SEC receives 9 complaints of glitches in EVMs: NINE complaints of glitches in Electronic Voting Machines were received by the State Election Commission du...

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  • Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza
Abbas to stop funding electricity in Hamas-run Gaza

In a letter sent from prison, Barghouti - a member of the Fatah movement's Central Committee and leader of the hunger strike - stressed the need to show support for the hunger strikers and ensure respect for global law. "Barghouti is refusing medical treatment causing his health to decline seriously", Amani Sarahneh of the Palestinian Prisoners' Cl...

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  • Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US
Senator: Trump won't let NKorea build missile to reach US

In the meantime, the USS Michigan, a nuclear-powered submarine, arrived Tuesday at the South Korean port of Busan for what was described as a routine visit to rest crew and load supplies. McCain, the chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, declined to discuss the specifics of the meeting with the president. "Obviously you have to follow ...

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