• North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test
North Korea preparing for another nuclear weapons test

However, Do does plan to raise the idea of inviting North Korean players to join South Korea's women's ice hockey team for the Pyeongchang Olympics, a spokesman of the ministry said . North Korean missile tests present a hard challenge for Moon. South Korean Culture Minister Do Jong-hwan said on Tuesday that he will discuss with the Internat...

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  • Egyptian-American Muslim Teen Killed in 'Road Rage Incident' in US
Egyptian-American Muslim Teen Killed in 'Road Rage Incident' in US

Imam Mohamed Magid stands in front of the All Dulles Area Muslim Society (ADAMS) mosque in Sterling, Virginia , U.S. May 19, 2016. Police charged 22-year-old Darwin Martinez Torres with murder. Nabra's father was born in Egypt and moved to the United States in 1987, she was born in the U.S. along with her siblings. "He killed my daughter be...

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  • Russian Federation fires cruise missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria
Russian Federation fires cruise missiles from Mediterranean at IS in Syria

Russian Federation suspended its communication channel with the USA about military operations in Syria from Monday after a U.S. jet shot down a Syrian warplane on Sunday, with Moscow accusing Washington of failing to issue a warning. That would be a severe blow to Islamic State, which has plotted shooting and bomb attacks around the world from ...

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  • How the Senate GOP Health Care Bill May Impact New York
How the Senate GOP Health Care Bill May Impact New York

Former presidential candidate Hillary Clinton had some strong words for the Republican Party on Friday, saying that if Congress manages to pass the Senate health care bill, the GOP will become the "death party". But he said "it's going to be very hard to get me to a "yes" on the bill. This appears to be an allusion to the Congressional Budget O...

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  • Senate GOP unveils bill to change 'Obamacare'
Senate GOP unveils bill to change 'Obamacare'

Paul and Sens. Ted Cruz of Texas , Ron Johnson of Wisconsin and Mike Lee of Utah are the four GOP holdouts who could block passage. Mike Lee are now opposing the bill , stating that they might come around to supporting the same if a few changes are made to it, since their original agenda - repealing Obamacare - is not being fulfilled by the curre...

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  • US military unfunded requirement list at $33 billion: Mattis
US military unfunded requirement list at $33 billion: Mattis

McCain rued that despite all the sacrifices made by U.S. soldiers, Afghanistan is still a nation at war. Mattis has advocated for an increase in American troops-now at some 8,400 soldiers-to counter a recent wave of insurgent attacks and, according to Reuters and NPR , the president has given his defense secretary the authority to set Americ...

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  • Fire safety tests fail 27 UK unit blocks
Fire safety tests fail 27 UK unit blocks

Five tower blocks have been evacuated by Camden council due to fears over fire safety which were raised after an investigation in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy. The council said residents would be out of their homes for three to four weeks while it completes fire-safety upgrades. Some residents said they learned about the evacuation on t...

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  • Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump
Democrat Rep: Pelosi Is More 'Toxic' Than Trump

It's disturbing to see Democrats attacking Nancy Pelosi like Donald Trump is. Ms. Handel won the Georgia race by 3.8 points. If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker. Veteran GOP ad-maker Brad Todd says that's because the San Francisco congresswoman is the personification of the liberal values they can't stomach. After everythin...

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  • Aus to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat
Aus to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

The SU-22 fighter bomber was engaged by an F/A-18E Super Hornet after it had dropped bombs near the US-backed Syrian Democratic Forces , the Pentagon said . "What is this if not an act of aggression?" Moscow said it would treat US-led coalition aircraft flying west of the River Euphrates in Syria as potential targets and track them with mis...

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  • Erdogan spokesman says Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria's Idlib
Erdogan spokesman says Turkey and Russia to deploy in Syria's Idlib

Abdrakhmanov pointed out that Kazakhstan invited the guarantor countries ( Russia , Iran and Turkey), as well as observers, while the participation of the Syrian government and the armed Syrian opposition was ensured by the guarantors of the ceasefire.

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  • North Korea tests rocket engine linked to nuclear missile programme
North Korea tests rocket engine linked to nuclear missile programme

It was Trump himself. Any military solution to the North Korea crisis would be " tragic on an unbelievable scale ", Trump's defense secretary, Jim Mattis, said last month. But given that the initial schedule was changed as Park was facing imminent impeachment, Moon's remarks hint at suspicions that the reason for the sudden procedural change ...

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  • Enda Kenny Steps Down As Taoiseach
Enda Kenny Steps Down As Taoiseach

He has made his leadership rival Simon Coveney the deputy leader of the party. He secured 57 votes to 50, with 47 abstentions, reports from Dublin said. It is expected he will seek to be nominated by the Dail on Wednesday - giving Enda Kenny today to say his farewells. The son of an Indian father and Irish mother, Varadkar is a qualified do...

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  • England lose opening World Cup match to India
England lose opening World Cup match to India

The women's game, has evolved so much since then, that full-time contracts, players travelling around the world and the new women's t20 competiton, started previous year, have all made the game as good as the men's format. The Kiwis will be keen to lift their first 50-over trophy away from home, as Suzie Bates and Amy Satterthwaite look to reachi...

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  • Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens
Hundreds evacuated from London towers as fire fallout widens

According to the council: "Both have experienced serious fires in recent years and in both cases the fires were contained within individual flats and did not spread anywhere else, suggesting that the design of the building, the method of installing the cladding and the materials used, stood up to the fire and prevented its spread to other parts of ...

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  • Trump rides high after Republican election win
Trump rides high after Republican election win

While Republicans have mocked Pelosi's leadership in the past - the Republican National Committee sarcastically endorsed Pelosi for minority leader a year ago - the party's successful strategy of linking Democratic congressional hopefuls to the unpopular minority leader has caused some Democrats to call for new leadership.

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  • Gulf Crisis: Iran sends tons of food stock to Qatar
Gulf Crisis: Iran sends tons of food stock to Qatar

They confirmed that the three countries will not hesitate to confront these attempts and will address any act targeting their national security and stability of their peoples. Mogadishu has refused to side with the UAE, Bahrain and Saudi Arabia in their diplomatic offensive against Doha , despite pressures from the anti-Qatar camp.

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  • Australian military suspends air operations over Syria
Australian military suspends air operations over Syria

United States attacks on IS and al-Qaeda have been justified under the open-ended Authorization for Use of Military Force passed by Congress after the 9/11 attacks in 2001, but attacks on Assad's government forces and allies "have no justification whatsoever", Boyle said .

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  • South Korea tests missile with warning to North
South Korea tests missile with warning to North

South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings. "I'm an advocate of dialogue, but even dialogue is made possible by a powerful military, and even engagement is made possible by the ability to overpower North Korea".

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  • Chuck Todd: Pelosi Is a 'Pretty Big Drag' on Democrats' Electoral Chances
Chuck Todd: Pelosi Is a 'Pretty Big Drag' on Democrats' Electoral Chances

That would be very bad for the Republican Party - and please let Cryin' Chuck stay! But Handel's thank you to President Donald Trump in the same speech Tuesday night is unlikely to comfort backers of the Democrat who came to symbolize anti-Trump resistance.

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  • Indian toilet charity renames village after Trump
Indian toilet charity renames village after Trump

The official spoke to reporters in advance of US President Donald Trump's first meeting with PM Narendra Modi tomorrow, a White House visit that will include one-on-one talks and a working dinner. I will also call on King Willem-Alexander of the Netherlands and meet Queen Maxima. The Sulabh Sanitation and Reform Movement leader Pathak, during...

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