• More Than 140 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China
More Than 140 May Be Buried After Landslide In Southwest China

In 2008, 87,000 people were killed when an quake struck Wenchuan county in Sichuan province. The provincial government said more than 120 people were buried. Xu also cleared up worries that some tourists might be among the buried as the village is in a tourist site. The landslide was apparently triggered by a mild quake in the area, an expert t...

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  • North Korea Considers Conditional Moratorium on Weapons Testing
North Korea Considers Conditional Moratorium on Weapons Testing

South Korea's unification ministry expressed prudence about giving its assessment over Kye's remark, saying that North Korea made a similar proposal in January 2015. While some were fired as part of a military drill, likely in response to joint exercises in South Korea, the other launches were tests of new and upgraded missile systems.

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  • Franken Among Those Calling GOP Health Care Bill
Franken Among Those Calling GOP Health Care Bill "Cruel"

A day after saying he had "serious concerns" over the Senate's health care reform bill, Sen. States with a large population receiving Medicare , health insurance for seniors, or Medicaid , government-subsidised insurance for low-income or disabled people, may be negatively affected by the bill in its current draft .

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  • Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservative
Koch rep says bill insufficiently conservative

Five Senate Republicans have said they oppose the bill in its current form. Vice President Mike PenceMike (Michael) Richard PenceKoch political leader says GOP healthcare bill not conservative enough Trump, Pence to attend wedding of Treasury Secretary Mnuchin Protestors in "Handmaid's Tale" clothing greet Pence at Colorado speech MORE , ...

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  • Scalise's condition upgraded to fair
Scalise's condition upgraded to fair

He's now expected to recover. Doctors previously said Scalise's condition "was as critical as you can be when he came in". House Speaker Paul Ryan said he visited Scalise in the hospital Friday and saw him breathing on his own, talking and sending text messages.

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  • Otto Warmbier funeral: Ohio town celebrates life of North Korea detainee
Otto Warmbier funeral: Ohio town celebrates life of North Korea detainee

In North Korea's first public comment on Warmbier's death, a spokesman for North Korea's foreign ministry said claims that Warmbier was beaten and tortured in captivity were "groundless". He had been incarcerated for more than a year in North Korea after allegedly stealing a political slogan while on a trip to the capital Pyongyang as a tourist.

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  • Officials say 15 confirmed dead in landslide
Officials say 15 confirmed dead in landslide

Qiao said his parents and other relatives had not been found. Wang Yongbo, one of the local officials in charge of rescue efforts, described it as the biggest landslide in the region since the Wenchuan natural disaster in 2008 - an 8.0 magnitude tremor that killed almost 70,000 people.

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  • Second North Korean soldier defects to South Korea in a month
Second North Korean soldier defects to South Korea in a month

The new branding. Are you pleased with yourselves? When the South hosted the 1988 Summer Olympics, in Seoul , the North boycotted it. Any trend in escapes might be linked to toughening sanctions aimed at ending North Korea's nuclear weapon ambitions.

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  • Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'
Israelis Dismiss Iranian Missile Strike as 'Flop'

Iran has been a key backer of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad during the country's civil war and the IRGC has played a crucial role on the ground. John J. While the Revolutionary Guard in Tehran boasted that the seven missiles overflew Iraq on their way to hitting an Islamic State command center and suicide auto bomb operation in Deir el...

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  • Call to punish North Korea for Warmbier murder
Call to punish North Korea for Warmbier murder

The KCNA said the North dealt with Mr Warmbier, 22, according to domestic law and worldwide standards. It marked North Korea's first official reaction to Warmbier's death on Monday. The 22-year-old, who died on Monday just over a week after being flown home to OH, had spent a year suffering from a severe brain injury that North Korean doctors...

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  • US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea
US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

Washington has some 28,000 troops deployed in South Korea and has a naval armada in the region but has limited diplomatic or economic leverage over Kim. "In order to resolve the Korean peninsula nuclear issue, China has been making unremitting efforts and we have been playing an important and constructive role", Mr Geng said.

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  • Moon observes test of new S. Korean missile
Moon observes test of new S. Korean missile

Pyongyang has tested a flurry of rockets in the recent past, sending tensions with the United States - which has been trying to discourage its missile programme - ratcheting up. However, the Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman questioned such calls. "There are more people and more cars but nobody knows what that means", the official said.

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  • China stands firm on North Korea
China stands firm on North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had said on Thursday that the United States pressed China to ramp up economic and political pressure on North Korea, during his meeting with top Chinese diplomats and defence chiefs. Otto Warmbier's death is one of hundreds of thousands at the hands of the most brutal regime in the world, North Korea's. He was ...

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  • Belgium has identified station bomber
Belgium has identified station bomber

Belgium's federal prosecutor says the incident at Brussels Central, one of the country's busiest stations, is being treated as a terrorist attack. "There is a very heavily armed police and military presence", Al Jazeera's Neave Barker, reporting from near the Central Station on Tuesday following the attack, said.

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  • Mueller is
Mueller is "Good Friends" with Comey, and that's "Bothersome"

Defending his May tweet that suggested he may have "tapes" of his conversations with James Comey , President Trump said his comment may have persuaded the fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director to tell the truth about their interactions.

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  • Trump Willing To Help Senate Pass Healthcare Reform
Trump Willing To Help Senate Pass Healthcare Reform

Arizona's Republican Gov. Doug Ducey said Friday the Senate GOP bill falls short of what his state needs. She's set to appear on ABC's "This Week" on Sunday. "If the bill is good for Nevada, I'll vote for it and if it's not - I won't", Heller wrote in a statement , Reno Gazette-Journal reported. The health-care bill drafted by Senate Repub...

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  • PM Modi arrives in Washington on second leg of 3 nation visit
PM Modi arrives in Washington on second leg of 3 nation visit

But sources tracking the discussions say the U.S. State Department has been concerned about the potential destabilizing impact of introducing high-tech drones into South Asia, where tensions are simmering between India and Pakistan, particularly over Kashmir, which is divided between them.

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  • Korea tests new rocket engine: USA media
Korea tests new rocket engine: USA media

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Saturday invited North Korea to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, saying sports could serve as a peace maker. Having witnessed the launch 200 kilometers (124 miles) southwest of Seoul, Moon said he had "personally confirmed that the people may be at ease" following a series of North Korean missile tests this yea...

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  • Kashmir tense after mob lynches DSP outside Jamia Masjid mosque
Kashmir tense after mob lynches DSP outside Jamia Masjid mosque

Vaid has also ordered the transfer of a senior officer from the area where a mob lynched Pandith. "What could be more shameful than this episode.He (Pandith) was there to protect the life of the people.Police are exercising maximum restraint, people must understand", Mehbooba said.

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  • Michigan Health Chief, 4 Others Charged with Manslaughter in Flint
Michigan Health Chief, 4 Others Charged with Manslaughter in Flint

The charges stem from the death of Robert Skidmore, who died of Legionnaires' disease on December 13, 2015. Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette says his Flint water crisis investigation is shifting to the "the trial phase", but before it gets there, he's ramped up the stakes by charging five state and local officials with manslaughter for...

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