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U.S. military begins moving Thaad missile defence into South Korea site

In a statement, South Korea's Defense ministry said some elements of the THAAD system were moved to the site in Seongju county in the country's southern region. The US and South Korea agreed to deploy THAAD in response to the threat of missile launches by North Korea. The defense system is meant to shoot down short-, medium- and intermediate-range ballistic missiles. Read More »

Les Français de Suisse ont plébiscité Macron

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Sur le plateau du journal de 20h de France 2, Marine Le Pen a affiché sa confiance sur ses chances de l'emporter lors du 2nd tour de l'élection présidentielle, le 7 mai prochain. Mélenchon. Montage de portraits d'Emmanuel Macron et de Marine Le Pen . "Dans les sondages, on nous l'annonce à 40%", s'est inquiété M. Cambadélis. Read More »

More US Troops Heading for Afghanistan after Massacre?

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Their resignations follow a devastating Taliban attack that killed 140 Afghan soldiers on a base in a matter of hours Friday. Earlier, the commander of coalition forces in Afghanistan, US General John Nicholson, addressed Congress, asking for support to be boosted for forces on the ground by sending additional troops. Read More »

Entire US Senate Called to White House for Briefing on North Korea

In what Reuters and Fox News call a "rare" move, four top officials in President Trump's administration will brief the entire US Senate on Wednesday. "The job of being the White House press secretary is hard enough without having people that are supposed to be on your team criticizing you and undermining you in public". Read More »

Afghan defence minister, army chief of staff resign over deadly attack

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Mattis, the first member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to visit Afghanistan , met with Afghanistan's President Ashraf Ghani and other senior government officials during his previously unannounced April 24 visit. Given the sophisticated planning behind the attack, he also said "it's quite possible" that the Pakistan-based Haqqani network was responsible. Mattis said he and Ghani had a "focused discussion as we work to align our efforts", adding that he is in the country for "ongoing ... Read More »

Ivanka Trump Booed At Women's Summit In Berlin

News magazine Der Spiegel saw the meeting as "a summit of the two women who are supposed to moderate US President Donald Trump - if that is even possible". "I think even this discussion on feminism and why it's become so loaded is that I think there can be a negativity attached to labeling because it does feel exclusionary of others", she said. Read More »

Donald Trump says he hasn't changed his position on border wall

Kellyanne Conway echoed this on Fox News . "We don't know yet" whether Trump would sign a spending bill that doesn't include money for the border wall , Mulvaney, a former House member from SC and a founding member of the conservative Freedom Caucus, said on " Fox News Sunday ". Read More »

Ann Coulter's Backers at UC Berkeley File Lawsuit

The way things are trending across a majority of USA college campuses, it's unlikely UML administrators, faculty, staff and students would be united in defending free speech to the hilt. Her appearance outdoors at the plaza will likely make it hard for any dialogue or interaction with students, he said, and his group is trying to hold a separate event with her that would allow for conversation. Read More »

U.S. moves anti-missile system to South Korea amid tensions with North

This, instead of a feared nuclear test or launch of a long-range missile, amid pressure from the USA and China. South Korea's Yonhap news agency says six launchers, some intercept missiles and at least one radar have been deployed. China - Pyongyang's sole ally - is angry about the anti-missile system, saying it will do little to deter the North. Chinese state broadcaster CCTV quoted President Xi Jinping as telling Trump that China strongly opposes North Korea's nuclear weapons program ... Read More »

S Korea condemns Japan's repeated territorial claims to rocky islets

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The South Korean ministry called in a high-level diplomat from the Japanese embassy to protest against the diplomatic paper. The ministry earlier in the day issued a statement saying that Japan "should realize that a correct recognition of history is the starting point and necessary condition" for bilateral relations, and demanding "an immediate correction". Read More »

US Air Force to launch test missile off Central California coast

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The Nuclear Age Peace Foundation, a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization, criticized the timing of the launch, citing heightened tension between the US and North Korea. "What is needed is diplomacy rather than military provocations". Reports emerged Monday that a nuclear-powered U.S. Navy submarine would arrive in South Korea Tuesday. Read More »

United States puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports

The Trump administration's decision to slap tariffs on lumber imported from Canada should serve as a warning to its partners that the U.S.is planning stricter enforcement of trade laws, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said. "But they still have to play by the rules". The NDP pointed to donations to the B.C. Liberals from Weyerhauser, a member of the US lumber industry coalition pushing for import duties. Read More »

Bernie Sanders rallies Utah Democrats

Bernie Sanders , has gotten off to a rocky start. Perez and Sanders' differences were somewhat apparent in the Tuesday interview . But the tour was also meant to bridge divides between the Democratic establishment, as represented in last year's primary by Hillary Clinton, and Sanders's insurgent progressive wing. Read More »

Citi obtains capital markets licence to operate in Saudi Arabia

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The business will be branded Citigroup Saudi Arabia and will provide a full range of investment banking, debt and equity capital markets, markets, and securities research capabilities to its local and global institutional clients. But it pulled out of Saudi Arabia in 2004 when it sold its 20% stake in Samba Financial Group, saying then it was reallocating capital to core investments. Read More »

French election: Le Pen, Macron... or Mélenchon?

Some analysts have also depicted the French election as a sort of referendum on the European Union, with Le Pen proposing to a referendum on France's membership of the 28-country club and scrap the euro common currency. "Give us France back", Le Pen said. More than 230 people have been killed in terror attacks in France since January 2015. Paris: Extreme right winger leader Marine Le Pen is one of the two top contenders in the French Presidential elections. Read More »

Thousands of San Diegans 'March for Science' on Earth Day

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Science brought Matthew Warren all of the way from California to the Triangle. "We're just concerned citizens for science ", she said , noting that her goal was to raise awareness of the importance of science education. Trump has proposed major budget cuts to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and dismissed climate change as a hoax. Berlin saw several thousand people march from one of the city's universities to the Brandenburg Gate. Read More »

Detective: Durst's wife told neighbor of beating, threats

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The witnesses were called in Tuesday for conditional testimony due to the possibility that they may not be available to testify at the murder trial now set for 2018 because of their age and health. "If anything ever happens to me, Bobby did it", Berman said, according to Barnes. "I had no choice", Durst said, according to Chavin's testimony. Chavin also testified that Durst said to him after a dinner in 2014 when they were talking about Berman, "It was her or me". Read More »

Big Rig Crash Shuts Down 5 Freeway Near Los Feliz

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Two big trucks and several smaller vehicles collided on Interstate 5 just north of downtown Los Angeles Tuesday, killing one person and injuring 10 others. Aerial footage caught smoke billowing from the scene of the wreck as firefighters raced to put out the flames engulfing the highway. 'The only thing that we can establish at this point, and it is just an approximation, is that the big rig that you see across the lanes was travelling in the northbound lanes and for some reason, traveled ... Read More »

Tree killed in worsening Venezuela unrest

Demonstrators have been calling for presidential elections due next year to be brought forward and for President Maduro to step down. Protesters sprawled in lawn chairs, completed math homework and lined up motorcycles on main roads around Venezuela Monday as part of a sit-in against the government. Read More »

Canada Moves Toward Marijuana Legalization

The law would allow adults to legally possess as much as 30 grams of marijuana, around an ounce, in public. - Adults aged 18 and older would also be allowed to produce legal cannabis products, such as food or drinks, for personal use at home. Read More »

Expedia Inc (NASDAQ:EXPE): Price Reaction History

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Finally, JMP Securities dropped their price target on Expedia from $145.00 to $142.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a research report on Friday, February 10th. The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 30th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 9th were given a dividend of $0.28 per share. Read More »

Trump Sees No Role for U.S. in Stabilizing Libya

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Justin Trudeau said during a news conference alongside visiting Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni on Parliament Hill that he will stand up for Canada's interests and people. Trump has complained that the United States contributes more to the military alliance than it receives. "We are used to respecting our commitments", he said. Read More »