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North Korea Launches Missile, Trump Speculates On Russia Response

They also acknowledged the importance of the role China is playing in its dealings with its North Korean ally. Moon called an emergency national security meeting Sunday, but he didn't immediately make any statement on the launch. The spokesman added: "US Pacific Command is fully committed to working closely with our Republic of Korea and Japanese allies to maintain security". Read More »

A timeline of events that led up to Comey's firing

Even before Trump's provocative tweet, the White House was scrambling to clarify why Comey was sacked. "Even that is possible", Trump said , speaking on Air Force One before departing for Lynchburg, Virginia, where he delivered a commencement address. Read More »

Chibok girls released in exchange for Boko Haram suspects

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According to ICRC, on its Twitter page it stated that it acted as an intermediary between Boko Haram and the Nigerian government. This brings to 103 the girls already freed by the Boko Haram militants. "Our hopes and expectations are high as we look forward to this news being true and confirmed", the campaign said. About 220 were abducted from their school in a nighttime attack. Read More »

Palestinian hunger strike prisoners 'could soon open negotiations with Israeli prisoners'

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At least two Palestinians were hit by rubber bullets and carried away on stretchers with bloodied legs. Hundreds of Palestinian security prisoners have been on a hunger strike in Israeli jails since April 17. The spokesman was unable to provide an update on his health "in accordance with the principles of medical confidentiality". Since then, Palestinians have staged numerous demonstrations and protest marches across the occupied West Bank and blockaded Gaza Strip to show solidarity with ... Read More »

Netanyahu dumps new Hamas document into trash in new video

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Meanwhile Fatah congratulated Haniyeh on his election as the Hamas chief but said it expected him to hand over the Gaza Strip to the Palestinian government. The supplementary charter unveiled by Hamas last week says a Palestinian state based on pre-1967 lines with Jerusalem as its capital is a "formula for a national consensus", but "rejects any alternative to the full and complete liberation of Palestine, from the river to the sea". Read More »

Chinese president inaugurates Belt and Road forum

Australia is receptive to exploring commercial opportunities China's new Silk Road presents to the country's businesses, but any decisions would remain incumbent on national interest, Australian Trade Minister Steven Ciobo said on Sunday (May 14). Read More »

BC election was close, but no cigar

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While the final count won't be concluded until May 22, 2017, voter turnout is estimated at around 57 per cent, up from 55 per cent in 2013. BC Liberal canadidate Stephen Roberts said, "obviously there's been a bit of a wind change in the air here ..." We won't censor or delete comments unless they contain off-topic statements or links, unnecessary vulgarity, false facts, spam or obviously fake profiles. Read More »

Trump urges Liberty graduates to be outsiders

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So good jokes aside, did President Trump otherwise deliver the, you know - the standard, embrace-your-dreams message to this graduating class? In that speech , Trump promised: "We're going to protect Christianity, and I can say that". "No one has ever achieved anything significant without a chorus of critics standing on the sidelines, saying it could never be done", he said. "They've been vetted over their lifetime essentially", he said. Read More »

CIA accused of plotting Kim Jong-Un's killing

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North Korea claimed Friday the USA and South Korea have been plotting to murder Kim Jong-un in a suspected biochemical attack. North Korea has accused the US and South Korea of attempting to assassinate leader Kim Jong Un with a "bio-chemical substance". Read More »

West Ham slap £30m price-tag on star man, Tottenham want him

But with only a point between Liverpool and Arsenal, with the same number of games played, Klopp's side will nearly certainly need to win to secure Champions League football next season. Then it would go down to the final round of matches next Sunday. That's a positive thing, if we are comparing the game against Spurs. They're weak. Read More »

'Fast decision' possible on new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Mr. Trump's initial letter gave the impression that he was acting on a recommendation from the Justice Department and that Mr. Comey was sacked for mishandling the investigation of Hillary Clinton's emails. Bush's administration, was among those scheduled to be interviewed Saturday. Ms Fisher served as assistant attorney general for the Justice Department's Criminal Division. Read More »

Unique Mother's Day Gift Ideas For Last-Minute Shoppers

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That's a shame, because despite the economic engine driven by Mother's Day - Hallmark Cards lists Mother's Day as its No. 3 holiday for greeting cards - these fiscal expressions of appreciation are, more often than not, accompanied by personal visits, excursions and meals with everyone's guest of honor, fulfilling Anna Jarvis's original intent. Read More »

Lewis Hamilton takes pole for Spanish Grand Prix

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Mercedes looked like they would have both cars at the front of the grid but Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel put in a fantastic lap at the death to take second place, just 0.051seconds off the pace. "It's tough. I really thought this weekend could be good but today it's all come crashing down". Hamilton said: "That was a really intense qualifying". Read More »

North Korea launches projectile — South Korean military

Security Council resolutions. A statement said that the missile was sacked from near Kusong City, in North Phyongan province, and that the South Korean and US militaries are analyzing the details. Moon has moved more quickly on domestic economic goals than foreign policy. South Korea's military warned that North Korea will face an unspecified "strong punishment" by Seoul and Washington if it continues provocations. Read More »

Could Sean Spicer be the next to leave Donald Trump's team?

But in an interview with NBC News' Lester Holt aired on Thursday, Trump said - surprise! - that he had chose to fire Comey before Rosenstein weighed in with his criticism. Mr Trump fired Mr Comey on Tuesday, later saying that "he wasn't doing a good job". But Democrats argue that they are concerned that Trump dismissed Comey in order to quash the FBI's investigation into Russia's meddling in the 2016 election and whether any Trump associates are involved. Read More »

U.S. Senate intel panel subpoenas Michael Flynn documents

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Flynn's company, Flynn Intel Group, told the Justice Department in March that the two $40,000 payments were consulting fees for unspecified work. The subpoena comes as both the Senate committee and its counterpart in the House are investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 election and whether Trump associates colluded with those attempts to sway the election. Read More »

India refuses to be part of China's Belt-Road initiative

China's leaders are ringing in what they hope is a new world order at a major worldwide conference in Beijing Sunday. India is likely to be represented by local embassy staff or academics this weekend at a major gathering of leaders and ministers on China's "Silk Road" initiative, reflecting deep unease in New Delhi about the far-reaching project. Read More »

John Cornyn faced "stark opposition" from students

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The petition called Cornyn's presence an "insult" to Texas Southern and other HBCUs and suggested that students have a right to boycott their own graduation ceremony if the administration kept Cornyn as speaker against their wishes. Senator John Cornyn's commencement address at a historically black Texas university has been cancelled. Trevino says she wants someone to speak that represents the student's values. Read More »

Trump says possible to pick new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

In a series of tweets on Friday, Trump also responded to media reports questioning the credibility of White House statements on the Comey firing, which have changed over the course of the week. "We can make a fast decision", Mr. Trump said. Mr. Trump told reporters on Air Force One that he may select Comey's successor before leaving for his first foreign trip next week. Read More »

SKorea: Rival N.Korea launches possible ballistic missile

There was no immediate reaction from China. A North Korean delegation attended the conference. It was the North's first military provocation since the inauguration of Moon, a liberal leader favoring an engagement policy on the North. Abe also said "Japan is closely cooperating with the USA and South Korea and analyzing the situation as we firmly respond to the development". The North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) determined the missile launch from North Korea did not pose ... Read More »

It's a trap! Cup champion Penguins wary of stingy Senators

Ottawa clinched a berth in the conference final by once again defying the oddsmakers with a six-game series win over the New York Rangers in the second round as +130 underdogs on the National Hockey League series prices, but now enters Saturday night's matchup at PPG Paints Arena set at long +250 odds to reach the Stanley Cup final for the second time in the modern era. Read More »

UBC economist says chance of Liberal majority just one in ten

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Greens won two former NDP ridings and helped a Liberal to win in a third by siphoning off NDP votes, she said. Speaking in the Rose Garden of the B.C. "That's the back and forth discussions that we would have had". The ever-upbeat Clark tried to spin the May 9 election results in a positive light, despite the fact her party ended up the biggest loser, with a number of Liberal cabinet ministers losing their seats to the NDP. Read More »

North Korea reportedly fires ballistic missle

Abe said he and South Korean President Moon Jae-in discussed by phone North Korea's latest missile test, while his top national security adviser also spoke with his US counterpart. The launch comes just hours after The South China Morning Post reports Choe Son-hui, head of the North Korea's Foreign Ministry's North America bureau, offered the assurance in the Chinese capital after an informal meeting in Norway with Thomas Pickering, a former USA ambassador to the United Nations. Read More »