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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

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 »

US Attorney: Tad Cummins planned to flee to Mexico with kidnapped teen

Elizabeth had a "troubled life", with her mother at one point facing felony child abuse charges . After taking out a loan for $4,500, court records said, the teacher took the money and two handguns and wrote a note to his wife saying he needed to go to Virginia Beach or the Washington, D.C., area to clear his head. Read More »

United States submarine makes S. Korea port call, North remains defiant

South Korea's navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with USA destroyers on Tuesday in waters west of the Korean peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the region. "Another military parade is not expected, as North Korea already held a massive parade on the birthday of late state founder Kim Il-sung", said a military official. Read More »

Turkey's electoral board rejects referendum appeals - statement

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Turkey's main opposition party has filed a formal request seeking Sun. Hundreds of Turkish citizens also lined up outside election board offices in Ankara and Istanbul on Tuesday, to submit petitions requesting the board to reverse its declaration following the referendum results. Read More »

Arkansas execute two prisoners despite last-minute court order delays lethal injection

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Minutes later, attorneys for the second inmate, Marcel Williams, convinced a federal judge to briefly delay their client's execution over concerns about the earlier one. Department of Corrections spokesman Solomon Graves delivered the news from the state's death chamber. Those questions loom as Arkansas prepares to put another inmate to death Thursday under what originally was an unprecedented plan to execute eight men over an 11-day period. Read More »

Présidentielle : le PS et la droite voient rouge

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Cette absence a choqué, comme l'ont exprimé notamment Jean-Christophe Cambadélis et François Hollande à demi-mots. "Le 'dégagisme', le renvoi des partis politiques traditionnels à leurs chères études, est finalement le grand vainqueur de ce premier tour de la présidentielle française", renchérit Le Quotidien jurassien , qui estime que "tout reste à faire en France, tout est à reconstruire". Read More »

Trump reiterates commitment to build Mexican border wall

Faced with the impending possibility of a government shutdown on Friday, Trump signaled on Monday that he may be willing to fund the federal government without paying for his U.S. "If he wants a 2,200 mile wall, I don't think he's going to get the votes to support that", he added. Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer's spokesman, Matt House, complained that the White House in recent days brought a "heavy hand" into what he said were smooth-going talks between congressional Republicans ... Read More »

United States 'sword stands ready', Mike Pence warns North Korea

Security Council, said members were working on a statement condemning the latest failed missile launch. The promise of a Trump presidency - that we would start looking out for our own country and own national interests first and let the rest of the world solve, or fail to solve, its own problems - appears, not 100 days in, to have been a mirage. Read More »