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The latest missile test comes just a week after North Korea provoked worldwide outcry by testing a ballistic missile that it claims can carry a nuclear warhead. It's moving ahead with its nuclear weapons program as well. Because liquid-fueled missiles are easier to build, that is typically where countries begin, and North Korea is "still in (the) early stages of developing solid missiles", Wright said.
  • Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

    Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

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    While some world leaders such as British Prime Minister Theresa May, US President Donald Trump (though he had earlier backed Le Pen) and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping extended their congratulations to Macron nearly immediately, one of the most interesting well wishes came on Monday morning from Russian President Vladimir Putin.
  • Donald Trump Drastically Expands 'Global Gag Rule' On Abortion

    Donald Trump Drastically Expands 'Global Gag Rule' On Abortion

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    Today, Donald Trump is announcing a new policy entitled "Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance". Steve Mosher, president of the Population Research Institute, earlier this year told LifeSiteNews that by expanding the Mexico City Policy to include all worldwide "health assistance" programs it becomes easier to stop funding of global groups pushing abortion and sterilization, and that the Trump policy will save more lives than past Mexico City Policies.
  • Trump to meet Turkish leader amid storm over shared intel

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    And Trump's temporary national security adviser was a paid agent for the Turkish government, which must have been momentarily confidence-inspiring. Given Giuliani's ties to the Turkish government, U.S. Erdogan and his military have been wary of Kurdish gains in Syria for several years, but Ankara became especially anxious last year after the YPG, with USA training and logistical help, captured significant territory from Islamic State.
  • Dissolve Lok Sabha and hold fresh polls, Lalu dares Prime Minister Modi

    Dissolve Lok Sabha and hold fresh polls, Lalu dares Prime Minister Modi

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    On Tuesday, Income Tax department carried out raids on around 22 locations in Delhi and nearby areas on charges of alleged Benami deals worth Rs 1,000 crore linked to RJD chief Lalu Prasad and others. The Law now is taking its course and this should be welcomed, ' said Manjhi. Mamata Banerjee's tweet was in response to Lalu Yadav's post from two days ago, when he had alleged a conspiracy to jail him to ensure that he can not hold a mega rally he has announced in August to bring together ...
  • Melissa McCarthy Returns as Sean Spicer to SNL

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    After some of his classic attempts to answer questions (one involving Russian nesting dolls) he drives his podium to NY to find President Trump and confront him about his possible firing. And SNL delivered what is easily the show's best Sean Spicer sketch yet in an episode from this past weekend hosted by Melissa McCarthy . "I'm famous, it's OK".
  • Facebook reportedly faces shutdown in Thailand over allegedly illicit posts

    Facebook reportedly faces shutdown in Thailand over allegedly illicit posts

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    Thailand is the most active country on Facebook in Asia. "This action may affect the entire delivery services of www.facebook.com to customers in Thailand", Tispa said in the email, according to the Bangkok Post . Thailand officially entered its one-year period of mourning in October following the death of beloved King Bhumibol after he reigned for more than seven decades, one of the longest reigning monarchs in history.
  • White House denies report Trump shared intel with Russian Federation

    White House denies report Trump shared intel with Russian Federation

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    But through National Security Advisor HR McMaster, Trump denied the Washington Post's reports . The data he shared was reportedly provided by a USA partner through a sensitive intelligence-sharing arrangement. But a photographer from Russian state-media Tass attended the meeting and took photos of a laughing Trump with Lavrov and Kislyak. But some of the European partners Trump will meet later in his trip have been more skeptical about his policies, including a controversial travel and ...
  • Journalist Javier Valdez shot to death in Mexico drug state

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    Valdez was a veteran reporter who also worked as a correspondent for the national newspaper La Jornada . According to reports, the journalist specialized in covering the drug trafficking was driving at 12 p.m. A special federal prosecutor's office tasked with crimes against freedom of expression said it had started the procedure for opening an inquiry and was sending a team to collect evidence.
  • Moors murderer Ian Brady has died aged 79

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    IAN Brady, the Moors Murderer has been moved into palliative care at Maghull's Ashworth Hospital as reports circulate that he is on his death bed. "A 79-year-old patient in long-term care at Ashworth High Secure Hospital has died after becoming unwell".