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Missouri Congressman expects United States to shoot down North Korea's missiles

Their calls for heightened defence measures come in response to the heated exchange between North Korea and United States president Donald Trump. U.S. However, with North Korea's nuclear weapons...

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Migrant rescue boat goes to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean

Migrant rescue boat goes to aid of anti-migrant vessel in Mediterranean

The German vessel, carrying a team of volunteers, was sent to the aid of the C-Star, a ship operated by an extremist group calling itself Defend Europe , after it was unable to maneuver after sufferi...

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Woman sues hospital after she accidentally suffocates her newborn

Woman sues hospital after she accidentally suffocates her newborn

That's because Thompson, who gave birth to a healthy boy on August 2, 2012, was on Ambien and Vicodin when hospital staff brought 4-day-old Jacob to nurse in the hospital bed with her, unsupervised, a...

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20 killed, 84 injured in Egypt train crash

20 killed, 84 injured in Egypt train crash

The crash also injured 84 people, the ministry said in a statement. Dr Abu Homs, head of the city's ambulance services, said he fears the death toll and number of injured could rise further.

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Syrian Kurds: 17 Indonesians who escaped IS leave Syria

Syrian Kurds: 17 Indonesians who escaped IS leave Syria

Islamic State militants, entrenched in the city center, are now cut off from the north, east and west. And as ground forces accelerated their drive to take back Raqqa between July 7 and 13, AFCENT...

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Nawaz Sharif attacks judiciary over ouster, wife files nomination for by-polls

Nawaz Sharif attacks judiciary over ouster, wife files nomination for by-polls

The PML-N chief stated that no one would have been unemployed if he was not sent packing by the Supreme Court of Pakistan . "Enough of this political circus". Following the judgment, ECP issued an or...

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Met Office issues weather warning for heavy rain in Lincolnshire

Met Office issues weather warning for heavy rain in Lincolnshire

The chief forecaster's assessment added that a slowly southward-moving weather system will give 15-30 mm of rain quite widely across the area, with possibly as much as 60-80 mm in places through the w...

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Texas vehicle tumbles seven stories

Texas vehicle tumbles seven stories

A woman in the BMW suffered serious, but not life-threatening injuries. The woman in the vehicle which plummeted over the edge suffered minor injuries in the spectacular smash, and has since recover...

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Russian Federation says bellicose rhetoric on North Korea is

Russian Federation says bellicose rhetoric on North Korea is "over the top"

Sergey Lavrov said Friday that Russian Federation is strongly anxious about escalating rhetoric coming from Pyongyang and Washington. "I think the risks [of a military conflict] are very high", he w...

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USA warship challenges China's claims in South China Sea

McCain had violated Chinese and global law, "seriously" impairing the country's sovereignty and security. MANILA - A U.S. warship sailed close to a Chinese man-made island in the disputed South Chi...

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Conyers, Dems warn against attack on N. Korea

Trump reportedly expected questions regarding North Korea , and discussed possible responses to questions "in a general way" with advisors. The comments regarding North Korea's nuclear and missil...

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Defiant Nawaz Sharif continues GT Road Rally in Lahore

Defiant Nawaz Sharif continues GT Road Rally in Lahore

But Pakistan's Supreme Court disqualified him from office after ruling Mr Sharif had been dishonest in not disclosing his earnings from a Dubai-based company in his nomination papers during the 20...

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Honasan posts bail for graft charges

Honasan posts bail for graft charges

After posting bail, the Sandiganbayan sheriff obtained court and police records on the surrender, arrest and detention of Honasan which were turned over to the 2nd Division Clerk of Court Office. The ...

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Jadavpur University students protest against chief minister's stand on student bodies

Jadavpur University students protest against chief minister's stand on student bodies

Summary: The protesters are agitating against reforms by the Mamata Banerjee government that aim to curb the powers of student union members. Das had told the agitating students that since the Bill...

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Swimmers Rescued From Lake Superior in Duluth

Swimmers Rescued From Lake Superior in Duluth

Their names are being withheld until relatives are notified. Rescuers were called to the scene near the city's Park Point just before 4:30 p.m. on a report of two swimmers in distress. It took anoth...

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North Korea SLBMs prompt South to consider nuclear subs

Pacific territory. That is Jessica Pettigrew's reaction when the topic of North Korea comes up. Zhao Liang, a 35-year-old bank teller from Beijing, said she won't be cutting short her vacation o...

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Swine flu toll in Odisha rises to six

Swine flu toll in Odisha rises to six

TheHealthSite.com has spoken to many doctors over the last few days and a lot of them assure us that swine flu is manageable when detected and there is no cause for panic. The office of the Uttar Prad...

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Ayodhya dispute: Apex court begins hearing pleas against HC verdict

Ayodhya dispute: Apex court begins hearing pleas against HC verdict

After a gap of seven years, the Supreme Court today commenced hearing of the vexed Ramjanmabhoomi-Babri Masjid dispute. This suggestion was strongly objected to by the Sunni Waqf Board represent...

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Premier League's refusal to listen will damage English game

The household name also calls on the club's board to buy more players before the transfer window shuts. But not Ndlovu. He fired a hat-trick, the first by a visiting player since 1961, as City earned ...

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WeChat, Weibo, and Tieba investigated for breaching regulations

WeChat, Weibo, and Tieba investigated for breaching regulations

Surveillance is being further tightened ahead of the 19th National Congress of the Communist Party later this year, when global attention will be on news coming from the world's No.2 economy. Prior ...

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Doklam standoff: Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutan counterpart in Kathmandu

Doklam standoff: Sushma Swaraj meets Bhutan counterpart in Kathmandu

To this, the Defence Minister replied that significant progress has been made on this front thereafter, but did not elaborate. "Nobody should have a doubt on that", the Defence Minister asserted. It...

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Pentagon Chief Issues Own Sharp Threat To North Korea

Mattis issued a statement as he traveled to the West Coast. A spokesman for the Korean People's Army said the plan would be "put into practice in a multi-current and consecutive way any moment" once...

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In rare sight, Botswanas Makawala runs solo to qualify for

In rare sight, Botswanas Makawala runs solo to qualify for

Makwala arrived in London looking to upstage Wayde van Niekerk in the 200m and 400m by becoming the first man to achieve the double at a major championship since Michael Johnson in 1996. It was ...

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China protests against United States warship sailing near disputed islands

China protests against United States warship sailing near disputed islands

In July, a USA warship sailed near a disputed island in the South China Sea claimed by China, Taiwan, Vietnam. China's foreign ministry said the operation had violated worldwide and Chinese law and ...

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DineEquity, Inc (DIN) Reaches New 12-Month Low Following Analyst Downgrade

DineEquity, Inc (DIN) Reaches New 12-Month Low Following Analyst Downgrade

Institutional investors own 88.88% of the company's stock. ILLEGAL ACTIVITY WARNING: "Skylands Capital LLC Acquires New Position in DineEquity, Inc (DIN)" was posted by Stock Observer and is the p...

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Louisiana State Employees Retirement System Raises Stake in Gentex Corporation (GNTX)

Asset Management 1 increased its position in Gentex Corporation by 11.4% in the Q1. Creative Planning now owns 15,954 shares of the auto parts company's stock valued at $340,000 after buying an addi...

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MACC officers storm Komtar, head to exco's office

MACC officers storm Komtar, head to exco's office

At about 11.30am Friday, a team of five MACC officers raided Phee's office on the 53rd floor of Komtar. "He will be brought to court for remand tomorrow morning", Phee's lawyer RSN Rayer told Malay...

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Denial of treatment: Chief Minister tenders apology

Denial of treatment: Chief Minister tenders apology

As the incident turned controversial, the health minister ordered to appoint a medical personnel. The chief minister also said while the issue of granting period leave was discussed, it should not...

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China combs through quake region for victims

China combs through quake region for victims

President Xi Jinping had called earlier for "all-out efforts to rapidly organise relief work and rescue the injured" in the Sichuan quake. Jiuzhaigou is an area populated largely by ethnic Tibetans ...

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Donald Trump on opioids:

Donald Trump on opioids: "We're going to make it a national emergency"

In March, the president assembled a panel to research the opioid crisis and its discovery was shocking; the panel concluded that we are facing death tolls as large as 9/11 every three weeks becaus...

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32 convicted sex offenders arrested during LI roundup

32 convicted sex offenders arrested during LI roundup

ICE Field office director for New York, Thomas R. Decker said the agency will not waiver in its promise to arrest and remove criminal aliens from U.S. The Justice Department this week revealed that fe...

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TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions

TSX closes 143 points lower, gold rises amid US-North Korean tensions

Treasuries also abated overnight. The Russell 2000 index of smaller-company stocks gave up 6 points, or 0.5 percent, to 1,390. The dollar slipped below ¥110 in Tokyo trading on Wednesday, as the yen...

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Republican Support For Congress Is The Lowest It's Been All Year

Republican Support For Congress Is The Lowest It's Been All Year

But GOP support has tanked since February, when an unusually high 50 percent of the party approved of Congress . Popular Video This young teenage singer was shocked when Keith Urban invited her on ...

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1MDB makes payment to IPIC

1MDB makes payment to IPIC

Missed payments by 1MDB are a concern for foreign investors, who own a significant share of government bonds in the South-east Asian nation. Malaysiakini has contacted 1MDB president Arul Kanda Ka...

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Love Island's Jonny Mitchell lands HUGE modelling gig

Love Island's Jonny Mitchell lands HUGE modelling gig

Get Me Out of Here! bosses have reportedly set their sights on him. During the ITV 2 show he dated Camilla Thurlow before ditching her for Tyla Carr and bosses are hoping he'll get it on in the ju...

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US Airstrikes In Somalia; High-Level Al-Shabab Leader Killed

US Airstrikes In Somalia; High-Level Al-Shabab Leader Killed

An explosives-laden vehicle blew up at a security checkpoint after it was stopped and seized by Police next to Makka Al-Mukarama hospital in a busy road that is flanked by several upscale hotels at ar...

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Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran

Islamic State threatens new attacks in Iran

It also imposed punitive measures on Russian Federation - over its alleged meddling in the USA election - and North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs. Iran and North Korea's relationsh...

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Saudi Falih says talks with Iraq focused on oil pact, investment discussed

Saudi Falih says talks with Iraq focused on oil pact, investment discussed

Saudi Arabia and Iraq vowed to implement the oil producers' output cut deal reached in the Austrian capital of Vienna, local media reported Thursday. The talks focused on "the need to intensify effo...

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Pepsico, Inc. (NYSE:PEP) Stake Lowered by Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc

The stock rose 0.12% or $0.14 reaching $116.76. Another trade for 4,258 shares valued at $466,265 was made by Narasimhan Laxman on Monday, March 6. PepsiCo , Inc. PepsiCo , Inc is a global food and...

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Stock markets slip as North Korea tensions build

FTSE 100 index was trading at 7,326 levels, lower by 63.67 points, CAC 40 index was at 5,081 levels, down by 33.77 points, while the German DAX was at 11,997 levels, down by 16.82 points. But oth...

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