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North Korea marked a military anniversary with a massive conventional firing drill on Tuesday, as a United States guided-missile submarine docked in South Korea amid tensions over Pyongyang's weapons ambitions. China is North Korea's sole major ally but disapproves of the North's weapons programmes and has supported United Nations sanctions against it. Pak Yong-sik, North Korea's minister of armed forces, said at a commemorative event for the anniversary, "Our nuclear attack methods are in ...
  • Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

    Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

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    US Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has said that President Donald Trump's tax reform plan to be announced next week would lead to some "short-term" budget issues. -Mexico border, an item Democrats view as a deal breaker. Also important, this is just more clear evidence that Trump has no idea what he's doing, nor does the White House .
  • Migrant boat sinks in Aegean Sea, 16 dead

    Migrant boat sinks in Aegean Sea, 16 dead

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    The boat is believed to have set sail from Turkey late on Sunday. At least 16 people, including two children, have drowned when an inflatable boat sank in the eastern Aegean Sea between Greece and Turkey, according to Greek authorities. Hundreds of thousands of migrants have crossed into Greece from the nearby Turkish coast, hoping to head to the more prosperous central and northern European countries.
  • BJP, AAP's failure will help us win MCD polls

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    The AAP, which has been hogging the news headlines over alleged overspending on government advertisements has played on its "house tax waiver" poll promise, in its MCD poll campaigning, while dovetailing it with sly political attack on the BJP.
  • EC announces re-poll in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency

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    Summary: All shops and business establishments are seen open today. Meanwhile, former chief minister Omar Abdullah questioned the logic behind holding a repoll in 38 polling stations in Srinagar Lok Sabha constituency in the wake of EC postponing the bypoll in Anantnag seat till May 25.
  • Nationalist leader Petry won't head German election campaign

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    Two policemen were injured and a police vehicle was torched during protests in Cologne at a meeting held by the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany (AfD) party. But its fortunes have declined as the number of new arrivals has dwindled, and all of Germany's mainstream parties have ruled out working with it if it clears the five per cent hurdle to representation in the Sep 24 general election.
  • Soyuz Space Capsule Carrying American, Russian Blasts Off

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    Yurchikhin and Fischer are set to complete a five-month mission at the station and should join three astronauts, including NASA's Peggy Whitson, on the orbital laboratory. He has been a Capsule Communicator and worked in the Astronaut Office supporting the ISS Operations, ISS Integration, Soyuz and Exploration teams.
  • 21st Century stock rises after O'Reilly firing

    21st Century stock rises after O'Reilly firing

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    NY [U.S.A.], April 21: Bill O'Reilly will be paid tens of millions of dollars on his way out of Fox News, two well-placed sources told CNN. According to the New York Times , the amount paid out to these women, in exchange for their silence and an agreement to not pursue litigation, totaled to around $13 million.
  • Gisele Posts Anti-Trump Tweet On Day Of Patriots' White House Visit

    Gisele Posts Anti-Trump Tweet On Day Of Patriots' White House Visit

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    But the paper got called out for a lack of context - not just from Trump , but also from the New England Patriots . The Patriots' official Twitter account responded to the claims showing pictures from both events. Some veteran players were simply bored with the process after appearing at the White House two years ago, the spokesman told the Times . The Patriots were the first champions to visit the White House since President Trump took office in January; they defeated the Atlanta ...
  • Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

    Wounded Bartra says blasts 'hardest 15 minutes' of his life

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    The letter starts with "In the name of Allah the merciful" and goes on to address Chancellor Angela Merkel directly. "As of now, all infidel actors, singers, athletes and all prominent personalities in Germany and other crusader nations are on a death list of the Islamic State", the letter said.
  • Galaxy Note 8 rumoured to feature dual-camera and 6.4-inch display

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    Considering that Samsung had fatal issues with the battery in their last big flagship phone, you would think the company might want to make it easier for a phone fix team to get the battery out of the Galaxy S8 . Following last year's disastrous launch of Samsung's fire-prone Note 7, the Korean tech heavyweight is getting plenty of positive reviews for its S8 phone, which will launch Friday.
  • Hasty OPCW Verdict on Sarin in Idlib Undermines Credibility - Russian MoD

    Hasty OPCW Verdict on Sarin in Idlib Undermines Credibility - Russian MoD

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    On April 4, an alleged chemical attack killed dozens of people in the town of Khan Shaykhun in Syrias Idlib province. On Wednesday, the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons announced that bio-medical samples collected from three victims during their autopsies indicated they were exposed to sarin or a sarin-like substance.
  • Galaxy S8 pre-orders said to exceed S7

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    That said, most folks disclosed that they would be happy if the device came with all the Note 7 features that they had fell in love with but sadly, as we all know, that was pretty short-lived. Samsung Galaxy S8 is in fact the company's second smartphone to feature an iris scanner. As nice as the Samsung Galaxy S8 was, it wasn't really a groundbreaking device and people are still waiting for Samsung to drop something out of the box this year.
  • Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

    Future of revamped health care bill remains dubious in House

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    House leadership scheduled a conference call this Saturday with rank-and-file members of the GOP to discuss the MacArthur Amendment . House GOP leaders hope to have another showdown over their plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act next week, but the legislation may still lack the votes it needs for approval.
  • Hogg: Previous Lions Tour has made me a better player

    Hogg: Previous Lions Tour has made me a better player

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    Several of those players will begin to step up their workloads from this weekend, injuries permitting. So while Fitzpatrick believes the Lions have the squad to do the job in New Zealand, they will need to be at the peak of their form in order to stand chance.
  • Google Play Becomes Default Music Service On All Mobile Devices

    Google Play Becomes Default Music Service On All Mobile Devices

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    The back of the smartphone will be Gorilla Glass 5 like in Galaxy S8 . That's huge news for Google - Samsung is the largest Android smartphone maker, and this partnership could give a big boost to subscriber numbers. Samsung users will get some extra bonuses. But today, April 21st, is officially Galaxy S8 release day. The front doesn't have any room at all, and the back has Samsung's logo and the one for the S8 model.
  • China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab

    China's first cargo spacecraft docks with orbiting space lab

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    Tianzhou-1, which was launched on Thursday evening from Wenchang Space Launch Centre in Hainan province, began to approach Tiangong-2 automatically at 10.02 a.m., and made contact with at 12.16 p.m., the People's Daily reported. The uncrewed ship will remain docked for to Tiangong-2 for two months, where it will conduct "several months of robotic demonstrations", according to Spaceflight Now .
  • Call Of Duty WWII Officially Announced By Activision

    Call Of Duty WWII Officially Announced By Activision

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    The report said that the latest version of "Call of Duty" is a return to its roots as the World War 2 setting is basically the same setting as the first three games of the franchise. Recent releases, including " Black Ops III ", " Advanced Warfare " and "Infinite Warfare", featured increasingly over-the-top sci-fi weaponry and settings.
  • Police Reveal Crazy Motive Behind Borussia Dortmund Bus Bombing

    Police Reveal Crazy Motive Behind Borussia Dortmund Bus Bombing

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    The attacker who bombed the Borussia Dortmund team bus, which injured Spanish global, Marc Bartra, and a police officer, had a shocking motive. They believe the 28-year-old suspect carried out the bombing in the hope of forcing down the club's share price and making a profit on an investment.
  • Gerard Coyne suspended by Unite on eve of Len McCluskey election battle

    Gerard Coyne suspended by Unite on eve of Len McCluskey election battle

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    If Coyne had won, he would have piled pressure on the Labour leader from the off - particularly if the party does as badly in the snap election as the polls are suggesting. The move has been confirmed by his spokesman, although Unite has so far made no comment. Mr McCluskey was endorsed by the Gibraltar branch of Unite and gained almost six thousand votes more than second-placed Gerard Coyne.
  • Monaco defeat Dortmund to advance to Champions League semis

    Monaco defeat Dortmund to advance to Champions League semis

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    Kylian Mbappe, Radamel Falcao and Valere Germain scored the goals that guaranteed Monaco would advance to the semifinals of the Champions League following a 6-3 aggregate win over Borussia Dortmund . "After what happened to us, there is hardly a worse feeling than sitting together again on a bus which isn't moving". Kickoff was delayed by five minutes, with soccer's governing body UEFA saying only that it was due to "late team arrival caused by heavy traffic".