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Sanctions are hurting North Korea, Tillerson says

Sanctions are hurting North Korea, Tillerson says

Facing political headwinds back home - including sagging approval ratings, an investigation into his campaign's ties to Russian Federation, and this week a resounding defeat for Republicans in state e...

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Odds of full-blown war go up if Trump threatens North Korea

Odds of full-blown war go up if Trump threatens North Korea

Either way, the sanctions will ultimately have nearly no impact to Pyongyang's illegal activities considering that all trade and financial exchanges have been barred since early 2010 after a South Ko...

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United States backs Saudi claims of

United States backs Saudi claims of "blatant" violations by Iran

Ahmed Abul-Gheit, the Secretary-General of the Arab League, condemned the unprecedented escalation of violence against Saudi Arabia . He said Saudi Arabia had made a "strategic mistake" by consider...

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Trump holds talks with Xi over North Korea, trade

Trump holds talks with Xi over North Korea, trade

Instead of pointing the finger at Beijing for exacerbating trade disputes, Trump blamed past United States administrations "for allowing this trade deficit to take place and to grow". Trump, who i...

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Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Trump urges Xi to work 'hard' and fast on North Korea

Washington has made no secret of its frustration at China's massive trade surplus with the United States, but at a signing ceremony for over $250 billion in US-Chinese business deals - including $...

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PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee flag off Kolkata-Khulna passenger train

PM Modi, Sheikh Hasina, Mamata Banerjee flag off Kolkata-Khulna passenger train

Rail bridges over river Titas and Bhairabh in Bangladesh were also launched, to speed up connectivity between Dhaka and Chittagong. Bangladesh and India has earlier launched a number of bus and trai...

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Monorail train catches fire in Mumbai, services shut

Monorail train catches fire in Mumbai, services shut

While the cause of the fire, in which two coaches were charred is not yet known, the Maharashtra Metropolitan Region Development Authority ( MMRDA ) has launched a probe into the incident. The MMRDA M...

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Cam Newton Offers Hilarious Theory On Tom Brady's Remarkable Longevity

Cam Newton Offers Hilarious Theory On Tom Brady's Remarkable Longevity

Given that the Broncos are 3-5, one piece of logic would say that keeping Lynch on the bench would be the best strategy. But one of TB12's fellow National Football League signal-callers offers a di...

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Iran supply of missiles 'act of war': Saudi Arabia

Iran supply of missiles 'act of war': Saudi Arabia

The United Arab Emirates central bank has asked banks and finance companies in the UAE to provide information on the accounts of 19 Saudi citizens, banking sources told Reuters on Thursday. The United...

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Bruce Pearl's Auburn job could be in jeopardy for not cooperating

Bruce Pearl's Auburn job could be in jeopardy for not cooperating

Four NCAA Division I basketball coaches, including former NBA star Chuck "The Rifleman" Connors Person, have been indicted in one of the biggest corruption scandals ever to rock college sports. "Fro...

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NY votes down contentious constitutional convention

NY votes down contentious constitutional convention

More than 90 percent in Franklin County were against the constitutional convention. The New York constitution calls for a referendum on a constitutional convention every 20 years and when the State ...

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Noteworthy Stocks: Humana Inc. (HUM), BroadSoft, Inc. (BSFT)

Noteworthy Stocks: Humana Inc. (HUM), BroadSoft, Inc. (BSFT)

Cadence Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Humana by 0.4% in the second quarter. Finally, Sit Investment Associates Inc. lifted its position in shares of Humana by 0.3% in the...

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Demonization anniversary: Congress takes to streets, calls its anti-people design

Demonization anniversary: Congress takes to streets, calls its anti-people design

Hundreds of workers and party leaders holding placards and shouting anti-BJP slogans took out a rally from Congress Bhawan to Reserve Bank office where they held a protest meeting. Terming Modi a "mad...

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Trump and Putin to meet on Friday in Vietnam

Trump and Putin to meet on Friday in Vietnam

Earlier, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said that both the Russian and USA leaders' offices are engaged in the organization of the bilateral meeting. Moscow's hopes for an improvement of Russia-U.S....

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Three police officials martyred in Quetta blast

Three police officials martyred in Quetta blast

However, no causalities have been reported so far whereas the injured have been shifted to the civil hospital for medical assistance. In a statement, she strongly condemned Quetta blast and said ter...

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Vijayan government to table Solar commission report on Thursday

Vijayan government to table Solar commission report on Thursday

He not only made a decision to accept the probe report and also revealed the actions that his government will take by appointing a high level police probe team to register cases of corruption, and als...

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Critics carp at 'impatient' Donald Trump on trip to Japan

Critics carp at 'impatient' Donald Trump on trip to Japan

Trump pointedly teased Abe over the trade deficit between their two countries, and seemed to advocate a military buildup as a way to close the gap. "You have a very, very aggressive, tough prime min...

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Angelika Graswald gets up to 4 years in fiance's river kayaking death

Angelika Graswald gets up to 4 years in fiance's river kayaking death

Graswald was facing murder charges in the death of Vincent Viafore but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge in a plea deal in July. According to the AP, her sentence will span between 16 months and f...

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WME's Adam Venit On Leave Over Terry Crews' Sexual Harassment Claim

Why?" "And I understand why many women who this happens to let it go". "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" actor Terry Crews has taken action against the Hollywood honcho he claims groped him at a party a ye...

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Racial slurs at Air Force Academy were written by targeted cadet

Racial slurs at Air Force Academy were written by targeted cadet

The incident is the latest in a string of hoaxes around race, ethnicity, politics and religion. The academy says the student is no longer at the school, but did not specify whether he withdrew or wa...

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Australian-Iranian Senator racially abused in Melbourne

Australian-Iranian Senator racially abused in Melbourne

And as Dastyari ordered drinks, one member of the group told him to have another drink and asked if it was "halal certified". Dastyari spoke about the incident later on during a talk at Victoria U...

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Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea

Three US aircraft carriers set for joint drill near Korea

The last time three USA carrier strike groups exercised together was in 2007, when the Nimitz, along with the John C. Stennis and Kitty Hawk carrier strike groups participated in drills near Guam. Ron...

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Jenny Durkan To Become First Out Lesbian Mayor Of Seattle

Jenny Durkan To Become First Out Lesbian Mayor Of Seattle

Murray, who is also gay, resigned in September, following a string of sexual abuse allegations. 'I know there are a lot more votes to be counted, ' she said in a speech to supporters last night,...

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Venice Finally Restricts Cruise Ships

And cruise ships are also a key factor behind the rise of mass tourism to the lagoon city, which has meant that on a given day, there are more visitors than residents in the city. Authorities original...

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Python found in pants of drunk man German police

Python found in pants of drunk man German police

When police searched the teenager, they found "a significant bulge" in his trousers. The young man told police there was a snake in his trousers, a claim that proved to be true. He was placed in a c...

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Penn State student-athletes boast record-tying graduation rate

Penn State student-athletes boast record-tying graduation rate

Overall, Nevada has seen more than 800 of its student-athletes graduate in the past dozen years. Student-athletes who leave an institution while in good academic standing before exhausting athletics e...

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'Trump to Decide on N. Korea Terror List After Asia Trip'

'Trump to Decide on N. Korea Terror List After Asia Trip'

Intelligence experts and analysts believe Beijing's biggest concern is that a collapsed North Korea could lead to a unified and US-allied Korea on China's border and a mass migration of refugees acr...

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Q3 2017 Earnings Estimate for ConocoPhillips (COP) Issued By Jefferies Group

Cowen & Co upgraded the stock to "Outperform" rating in Monday, December 12 report. ConocoPhillips (NYSE: COP)'s EPS growth this year is 18.60% and the trailing 12-month EPS is $-1.99. The ex-dividen...

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China expands crackdown on illegal waste imports, 39 more arrested: customs

China expands crackdown on illegal waste imports, 39 more arrested: customs

Oil fell ahead of USA stockpile and production data Wednesday as China's crude imports fell last month, but uncertainty in the Middle East eased losses. "I think imports will remain relatively low (fo...

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Mattis to Pentagon: Find Out Why Texas Shooter's Record Wasn't Reported

Mattis to Pentagon: Find Out Why Texas Shooter's Record Wasn't Reported

Texas church gunman Devin Patrick Kelley , 26, was able to buy four guns, including the Ruger 556 semiautomatic rifle he used in the massacre in Sutherland Springs. The Pentagon is seen from the air ...

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Feinstein and Senate Democrats Introduce Gun Ban Bill Following Texas Shooting

Feinstein and Senate Democrats Introduce Gun Ban Bill Following Texas Shooting

On Wednesday, Senators Richard Blumenthal and Chris Murphy announced that they have joined California Senator Dianne Feinstein and 19 other Democratic senators in introducing the Assault Weapons ...

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Korean Teens Go Crazy Meeting K-Pop Star, Completely Ignore Melania Trump

Korean Teens Go Crazy Meeting K-Pop Star, Completely Ignore Melania Trump

While the coat was as formal as things could get, Melania added a chic twist to the attire. US first lady Melania Trump is greeted by South Korean middle school students, next to Choi Min-ho, a me...

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Area schools recognize and honor their veterans

Area schools recognize and honor their veterans

MENDOTA - The Mendota Veterans Day program will be in Veterans Park, downtown Mendota at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11. The day prior, Friday, Nov. 10, the Chetek-Weyerhaeuser High School will host a...

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Deputies look for possible armed subject in Texas town

Deputies look for possible armed subject in Texas town

He killed 26 people and wounded 20. The visit comes two months after Pence stopped in Anderson to discuss President Trump's plans for an overhaul of the federal tax system. He died of a self-inflict...

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Las Vegas automated shuttle gets into accident within first hour

Las Vegas automated shuttle gets into accident within first hour

Dozens of people had lined up to board the shuttle, but no one was injured in the accident, which saw the bus collide with a semi-truck, KSNV reported . Metro responded to an accident involving the s...

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Retired Navy veteran arrested after teen's body found behind Charlotte church

Retired Navy veteran arrested after teen's body found behind Charlotte church

Court documents say Brown served 21 years in the Navy and was a construction worker. Police fingerprinted the auto and found a partial print, which was consistent with the vehicle having been wiped cl...

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Syria army, allies 'encircle' last Islamic State-held town

Syria army, allies 'encircle' last Islamic State-held town

US -led airstrikes against ISIS are down 60 to 70 percent the past month compared to the previous eight months as the caliphate crumbles in Iraq and Syria and the number of targets decrease "dramatica...

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Texas shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation unable to access mobile phone gunman

Texas shooting: Federal Bureau of Investigation unable to access mobile phone gunman

Martin says there are about 50 people in the congregation, adding that "there were very few that were here that were uninjured". The revelation came as investigators continued to scour the First Bap...

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Melania Upstaged By Korean Pop Star During Teen Meet And Greet

Melania Upstaged By Korean Pop Star During Teen Meet And Greet

Kim, the First Ladies participated in tea and a friendship walk, joining their husbands at a tea house where the couples engaged in friendly conversation. Min-ho's established star power eclipsed the ...

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Brentwood to remember fallen heroes

Brentwood to remember fallen heroes

Wyndham locals will gather at the Station Place cenotaph from 10.45am this Saturday for a traditional Remembrance Day service, which will include wreath-laying, The Last Post and reading of the Ode. I...

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