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North Korean Underground Nuclear Test Sites Show Activity

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The U.S. pushed China Wednesday to rein in companies that deal with North Korea after President Donald Trump tweeted ahead of the high-level talks that Beijing's efforts to sway its wayward ally weren't working. President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with North Korea's totalitarian government. He was held for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. Read More »

Rep. Jackie Speier Disputes Jeh Johnson on DNC, Russia

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What he said was that he was not aware of efforts by Mr Trump or his campaign to collude with Russian Federation beyond what the intelligence community already knows. I would raise awareness among state election officials as well as, you know, public in general, employees of state governments, raise awareness about the evils and the hazards of spear phishing. Read More »

Republican Handel thanks Trump after winning Georgia race

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Navy fighter jet shot down a Syrian warplane for the first time, prompting Russian Federation to issue a threat against American airborne assets over Syrian airspace. Russian Federation is one of the strongest backers of Syrian President Bashar Assad's government and has been carrying airstrikes in the country since September 2015. Read More »

Israel Mocks Iran's First Strike on ISIS in Syria As 'A Flop'

The Iranian missiles hit near a pair of cities in eastern Syria where officials said top ISIS leadership and its "bureaucracy" have fled to since leaving the terror group's so-called capital of Raqqa months ago. "It was necessary that Iran gave such response to the IS after their recent terror attacks in Tehran ". Some Trump appointees saw Iran's missile strike as an illustration of Tehran's regional ambitions, which they have argued make it an existential enemy, according to the ... Read More »

Ervin Santana leads Twins to sweep, first place in AL Central

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Errors played a big role in Saturday's game, as Cleveland committed two to ruin a good outing for Corey Kluber . Dozier followed with a single to right field, giving Minnesota a 5-0 lead and knocking Bauer out of the game. Matt Olson hit his first two major league home runs, Jaycob Brugman and Franklin Barreto also launched their first career shots and the A's routed the White Sox. Read More »

Demands to Qatar: Close Al Jazeera, reduce Iran ties

That presumably would mean Qatar would have to close down Al-Jazeera's English-language sister network. Qatar reportedly has 10 days to meet the list of conditions. "Qatar will realize that this is a new state of affairs and that the isolation can last for years", said the Emperor of Foreign Affairs Minister Anwar Gargash to journalists in Paris. Read More »

Former Milwaukee Police Officer Acquitted in Shooting That Sparked Riots

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The verdict drew an emotional reaction in the courtroom, prompting the judge to clear the jury from the courtroom as deputies escorted members of the gallery outside. However, authorities said later that Smith had thrown away his semiautomatic pistol and was unarmed when Smith fired the second of two shots. But Heaggan-Brown's attorneys say he feared for his safety and had to make a split-second decision. Read More »

Chile into semis after draw with profligate Australia

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Germany progressed to the Confederations Cup semifinals as Group B winners after a 3-1 victory over Cameroon . Germany extended its lead two minutes later courtesy of a diving header from Timo Werner. Sanchez's goal was the 400th goal in the history of Confederations Cup . Nigeria top Group B with six points after two matches while Cameroon have just two, with only the pool winners qualifying for the World Cup in Russian Federation next year. Read More »

Korean president calls for N. Korean Olympic participation

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Kim Jong Un's regime has claimed its continued missile tests have been in retaliation to Washington and Seoul's joint military drills in the Korean Peninsula. United States experts on Korea affairs have suggested that President Moon Jae-in and U.S. President Donald Trump narrow their differences on North Korea and build ties in the upcoming summit. Read More »

Sandoval, Heller cite Medicaid concerns in opposing Obamacare repeal bill

Brian Sandoval. That could make coverage unaffordable for many people with medical conditions, said Donna Friedsam, health policy programs director at UW-Madison's Population Health Institute. Heller said he spoke with Senate Republican leaders and Vice President Mike Pence on Friday morning. She says her issue with the bill is reduced Medicaid funding would mean states, hospitals, or patients have to fill the gap. Read More »

Modi must raise H-1B visa issue with Trump: Indians in US

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In a tweet, PM Modi wrote: "Thank you @POTUS for the warm personal welcome". Modi is due to meet with about 20 leading US CEOs in Washington on Sunday before his first meeting with Trump on Monday at the White House . Trump and Modi have spoken twice on the phone, the official said, insisting that the new president has not ignored India . Welcoming the Indian PM, Trump also called his a "true friend". Read More »

Brussels Central Station attack suspect identified

Van der Sypt said the man was from the Molenbeek neighborhood, the home and transit point for numerous suspects linked to attacks in Brussels and in Paris in November 2015. His suitcase exploded again. The attacker then ran down a flight of stairs toward a station employee and a soldier, Van der Sypt said. The soldier opened fire, killing the suspect. Read More »

Trump does not intend to fire investigator Mueller -White House

That, of course, is exactly what Trump did after he fired Comey. But the president insists his campaign did not collude with Russian Federation and that his firing of Comey did not obstruct justice. Deputy presidential press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is referring all questions about the investigation to Trump's private lawyer. All demanded anonymity to speak about private discussions with the president. Read More »

US urges Qatar, neighbors to 'sit together' to ease tension

He said diplomacy with Qatar remained a priority, but added that mediation efforts to resolve the dispute had been undermined by the public disclosure of the demands. If diplomacy doesn't work "and Qatar is not ready to acknowledge and address its support for extremism and terrorism, we will have to come and say 'you go your way, '" Gargash said. Read More »

Sean Whyte boots winning field goal, Eskimos down Lions 30-27

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Reilly wound up 20 for 28 passing and threw for 315 yards and two touchdowns. "The thing I love about this team is we fight until the very end", said Reilly. Johnson then scampered in from 13 yards out two plays later, but Long's extra point was blocked to make the score 20-17 for the visitors. Edmonton then got the ball back and drove down the field to make it 27-17 on White's two-yard plunge. Read More »

Christopher Pyne suggests same-sex marriage still possible

I think it might even be sooner than everyone thinks. But when his comments were made public, a spokesman for Mr Pyne told The Daily Telegraph the minister "did not say action on marriage equality is imminent". But the Senate in November rejected legislation that would have allowed the national vote to take place. And Bolt claimed the tape "suggests the prime minister is secretly plotting to break an election promise to hold a people's vote to decide this divisive issue". Read More »

India beat England by 35 runs

They came unstuck against an inspired India side who are two places below them in the world rankings, in fourth, but showed more intent with the bat, more discipline with the ball and some electricity in the field. CAPTAIN Heather Knight knows her side can not afford to make another poor start against Pakistan on Tuesday after England lost their opening match in the group stages of the Women's World Cup. Read More »

Le Qatar sommé de prendre "au sérieux" les demandes de ses voisins

Tard dans la nuit de vendredi, Doha a confirmé avoir reçu jeudi la liste, dans un bref communiqué publié par l'agence officielle Qna. Le Qatar a affirmé hier étudier une liste de 13 demandes formulées par ses adversaires mais a jugé qu'elle n'était pas " raisonnable ", éloignant la perspective d'un règlement rapide de la crise du Golfe . Read More »

Hopes low for missing landslide victims

The provincial government said on its website that an estimated 8 million cubic meters (282 million cubic feet) of earth and rock - equivalent to more than 3,000 Olympic-sized swimming pools - had slid down the mountain. "We weren't able to pull anyone out alive", said Wu Youheng, who lives in a neighboring village and rushed to help on Saturday . Qiao told CCTV his family was swept away by water as part of a mountain collapsed. Read More »

Trump faces new lawsuit over business empire

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Now, the attorneys general for the District of Columbia and Maryland are giving oversight a try. The president is already fending off similar claims in federal court in NY that he violated the foreign and domestic emoluments clauses . Read More »

34 high-rise tower blocks across United Kingdom fail fire safety test

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Some 200 residents of the block were refusing to leave on Saturday evening as many said they would not sleep on an air mattresses in the leisure centre when they could stay in their own home. Combustible cladding used to insulate the tower and improve its appearance has been blamed for the rapid spread of the blaze. Work to secure their flats on the Chalcots estate could take up to four weeks and urgent accommodation was being sought by Camden Council. Read More »