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Trump Tells UNSC Members Status Quo on N Korea 'Unacceptable'

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Two Japanese destroyers conducted exercises yesterday with the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier strike group that is headed for waters off the Korean peninsula, sent by Trump as a warning to the North. Despite the presence of a US carrier group - conducting drills with Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific - lying just beyond its front door, North Korea has remained openly defiant. Read More »

US general in Afghanistan suggests Russia arming the Taliban

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Moscow says contact is limited to safeguarding security and getting the group to reconcile with the government - which Washington has failed for years to advance. The Afghan military and security forces, with 195,000 soldiers and more than 150,000 policemen, have struggled in fighting the insurgency on their own. Read More »

DJI Goggles release date and specifications revealed

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Designed for drone pilots, DJI Goggles employ a pair of high-definition screens each with a long-range and low-latency wireless connectivity that enables direct control of photo and video capture. If you need to quickly or temporarily view the drone with your own eyes, the goggle flips up like a visor to allow you to see in front of you without taking it off. Read More »

Syrie: la Grande-Bretagne "consternée" par le veto russe à l'ONU (Johnson)

Assad. " Nous ne possédons pas d'armes chimique ", ajoute Bachar al Assad , prévenant que son pays n'acceptera qu'une "enquête impartiale ". Les services de renseignements américains ont quant à eux confirmé l'implication du président syrien dans ce bombardement de la ville rebelle du nord-ouest syrien qui a tué 87 civils , dont 31 enfants. Read More »

Macron, Le Pen set for face off

Although Le Pen has pledged to renegotiate the terms of France's membership in the EU and insists she doesn't want "chaos", it's clear that her idea of European unity bears no resemblance to the current union. On Tuesday night, she insisted that the TF1 television channel remove the blue-and-yellow European flag from behind her before an interview. "We didn't do the work - intellectual, ideological and political - on what the left is, and we paid the price". Read More »

Seoul prepares for joint exercise with USA carrier

Two Japanese destroyers joined the U.S. strike force in the western Pacific Ocean on Sunday, according to the Japan Maritime Self Defense Force. Concern has grown that the unpredictable communist country may press ahead with another nuclear test as early as this week, as it is scheduled to celebrate the 85th anniversary of the founding of its armed forces on Tuesday. Read More »

Trump calls for new U.N. sanctions against North Korea

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Trump has vowed to prevent North Korea from being able to hit the United States with a nuclear missile and has said all options are on the table, including a military strike. The Ohio-class submarine will be joining an incoming fleet of warships led by the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson. Haley said the U.S.is working with China to pressure North Korea on the missile and nuclear testing and other issues, including the detention over the weekend of a US citizen, bringing to three the number ... Read More »

Trump Prods Italy On NATO Spending

Trump responded, "Well, first of all, I love the question you asked the prime minister". Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, right, walks with Italy's Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni as he arrives for a working visit on Parliament Hill in Ottawa on April 21, 2017. Read More »

Thousands Honor Those Lost on Holocaust Remembrance Day

In his comments on Sunday, Trump said the mind "cannot fathom the pain, the horror, and the loss" experienced by the world's Jews. The deaths of up to 6 million Jews in Europe during World War II were acknowledged in ceremonies around the world. Read More »

Critics of Turkey's president across Europe tell of threats

Statistics on exactly how many professionals are leaving Turkey are hard to find, but Ersoy's comments echo those of several who spoke to Reuters in the run-up to the referendum. The act of governing is given to the President alone. The ballots were transported from each of the seven cities in which voting took place to Istanbul's Atatürk Airport. Read More »

US, Japan, S. Korea envoys discuss N. Korea

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South Korean and United States officials have speculated for some time that a sixth North Korean nuclear test could be imminent. "All stakeholders will bear the consequences, with Pyongyang sure to suffer the greatest losses". The U.S. 7th Fleet said two American destroyers were conducting simultaneous maritime exercises with naval ships from South Korea and Japan. The nuclear-powered USS Michigan submarine arrived at Busan, South Korea, in what was described as a routine port visit to rest ... Read More »

Arkansas carries out first double execution since 2000

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Jones was convicted in the 1995 rape and murder of a mother in front of her young daughter. Jones was given the death penalty for the 1995 rape and killing of Mary Phillips. Williams had argued that his obesity could make it hard for officials to place an IV, and also that his previous lawyers were ineffectual at trial and during earlier appeals. Read More »

USS submarine set to join USS Carl Vinson in drills near Korea

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The North also said the presence of the MI would create a "touch-and-go" situation on the peninsula, with Rodong Shinmun, the official newspaper of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea, writing on Monday, "If the enemies recklessly provoke the DPRK, its revolutionary armed forces will promptly give deadly blows to them and counter any total war with all-out war and nuclear war with a merciless nuclear strike of Korean style". Read More »

In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

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Xi's phone call with Trump came amid signs Pyongyang could soon conduct its sixth nuclear test explosion since 2006, or the latest in a rapid series of missile tests, further advancing its ambitions of developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could reach the USA mainland. Read More »

Défilés "en silence" de l'opposition après 20 morts — Venezuela

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Au moins huit autres personnes ont été électrocutées pendant le pillage d'une boulangerie à la suite d'une manifestation dans un quartier populaire de Caracas vendredi. Maduro cette année. Dans ce pays pétrolier qui a sombré économiquement avec la chute des cours du brut, la majorité des aliments et médicaments manquent. Read More »

Turquie : l'opposition réclame l'annulation du référendum sur la révision constitutionnelle

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A Istanbul, au moins 2.000 personnes sont descendues dans les rues lundi soir pour également contester le résultat du référendum , sous un slogan clair: "côte-à-côte contre le fascisme". Il a également mis en garde Recep Tayyip Erdogan qui avait évoqué la tenue à l'avenir d'un référendum sur le rétablissement de la peine de mort dans son pays, prévenant que cela constituerait "non seulement une ligne rouge, mais la plus rouge des lignes". Read More »

Trump approval low as he approaches first 100 days

The poll makes clear what numerous surveys have already pointed out: Trump has not enjoyed the typical 100-day honeymoon period . As of now, construction has yet to begin and Mexico is still insisting they will not pay for it. This is death that's involved because people could have been killed. He's backpedaled on an array of issues in recent weeks, including his critiques of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and his threats to label China a currency manipulator. Read More »

Erdogan to meet Trump in May: minister

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The bar association said a last-minute decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots in the referendum was clearly against the law and prevented proper records from being kept. Delivering the report, Tana de Zulueta, head of the OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights, said the "No" campaign had been restricted and that the electoral authority unfairly changed the rules after polls had opened. Read More »

François Fillon tire sa révérence avant les législatives

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Après ce fiasco (François Fillon avait été donné à plus de 30% dans les sondages après sa victoire à la primaire de la droite et du centre et a échoué à 20%), place à l'opération sauvetage de la droite : "Avec les législatives, une autre bataille commence . Read More »

Ousted leader Park charged with bribery

Park was formally charged with bribery, abuse of power, extortion and leaking government secrets in 18 suspected crimes, most in collusion with her friend Choi Soon-sil and a coterie of aides. Park and Choi are accused of receiving $68 million , with about half of that money coming from Samsung. Shin, who was not detained yesterday, is also on a separate graft trial involving family members charged with embezzlement and breach of trust. Read More »

Trois membres de Daech tués par... des sangliers — Irak

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Les bêtes s'en sont pris sauvagement à trois d'entre eux, au point de les tuer. Selon l'agence Chine nouvelle , les sangliers se propagent actuellement à grande vitesse dans la province de Diyala, située à une soixantaine de kilomètres au sud de Rashad. Read More »

Entire US Senate to go to White House for North Korea briefing

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The White House and the Republican-controlled Congress have come to the brink of a shutdown, which could occur before President Trump's 100th day in office if both sides can't strike an agreement by midnight on Friday. "It's easy to nitpick", Spicer said. WaPo reports that the president was critical of Spicer early on for wearing an ill-fitting gray pinstripe suit to his first White House press briefing on January 21, just after the inauguration. Read More »

Sony's making the Xperia XZ Premium available in Bronze Pink

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The bronze metallic finish adds a feeling of depth to the glass on the front and back. Introducing #Xperia XZ Premium in Bronze Pink ... Back in February, Sony announced two new budget phones - the XA1 and XA1 Ultra. The crowing feature of the Sony Xperia XZ Premium is the 19MP Motion Eye camera, with Super Slow Motion recording at 960 frames per second. The Xperia XA1 is a mid-range Android phone that's packing a 5-inch 1920x1080 display, 23-megapixel rear camera with 1/2.3-inch ... Read More »