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A missile launched near the city of Kusong, in western North Korea, flew across the country and into the Sea of Japan/East Sea, hitting the water about 60 miles from Vladivostok in eastern Russian Federation, according to U.S. If the Japanese analysis of the trajectory is right (that the missile reached an altitude of 2,000km), North Korea appears to have advanced its technology markedly.
  • Parents demonstrate outside bullied boy's school

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    The school spokeswoman said administrators weren't aware of the recording until days later when the detective investigating Gabriel's suicide requested surveillance videos from security officials. The district's statement Friday followed release of the video showing Gabriel Taye being bullied and falling to the floor unconscious. An incident that wasn't reported to Gabriel Taye's mother , Cornelia Reynolds.
  • Donald Trump was ready to fire James Comey on entering White House

    Donald Trump was ready to fire James Comey on entering White House

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    The search for Comey's successor will begin in earnest on Saturday, when Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein plan to interview four candidates for a nominee that Trump will send to the Senate. But the comparisons to Watergate were already in the air , because the shock of Comey's Tuesday night firing had recalled the "Saturday Night Massacre" of October 1973 , the moment when Nixon, fearful of what the tapes would reveal, tried to close down the ...
  • Blue House: S.Korean leader Moon discuss N.Korea with China's Xi

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    I will fly immediately to Washington, I will go to Beijing and I will go to Tokyo. "If the conditions shape up, I will go to Pyongyang", Mr Moon said. North Korea is approaching the capability to threaten America with a nuclear-tipped missile. Critics say the North used the Sunshine Policy to take advantage of Seoul's generosity.
  • Hafiz Saeed spreading terror in name of jihad, says Pakistan

    Hafiz Saeed spreading terror in name of jihad, says Pakistan

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    The move comes in the wake of the comment made by the division bench of Pakistan High Court last week over the extension of detention by the Pakistan government for another 90 days. The police produced Saeed and his four aides before the board at the Lahore registry of the apex court amid high security. Hafiz Saeed's JuD and its wing Falah-e-Insaniat Foundation were placed on the Second Schedule under Section 11-EEE (1) of the Anti-Terrorism Act 1997.
  • Tillerson says United States won't be rushed on Paris climate pact

    Tillerson says United States won't be rushed on Paris climate pact

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    President Trump promised in his election campaign to withdraw from the 2015 Paris accord, which commits nearly 200 nations to reducing emissions that lead to climate change. Created in 1996, the council largely focuses on global cooperation, environmental protection research and helping local communities in the region develop sustainable economies.
  • Chinese president talks with South Korean president by phone

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    Zhao said though the tone of the call showed progress, there were no real specifics at play and there's still a lot of uncertainty regarding how the two nations will move past the issue. "It's much more likely now that they can work together", says Zhao. The two also discussed the issue of the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system on the Korean peninsula.
  • Trump says next gen leaders among Liberty grads

    Trump says next gen leaders among Liberty grads

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    Bush, Ronald Reagan and Jimmy Carter all spoke at that in school during their first year as president. Remember this. Nothing worth doing ever came easy ... Trump was introduced by Liberty's president, Jerry Falwell Jr ., who presented him with an honorary doctorate. Addressing the graduates at the country's largest Christian college in Lynchburg, Va., he spoke mostly in broad, inspirational phrases that, at times, carried more than a trace of the antiestablishment resentment that defined ...
  • Trump, Lavrov Meet at White House

    Trump, Lavrov Meet at White House

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    Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov , left, and U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shake hands before their bilateral meeting at the U.S. Department of State in Washington, D.C. The attempt at a reset didn't work and relations between the USA and Russian Federation at the end of the Obama administration plunged to Cold War-era lows.
  • ASEAN meets amid Korea tension and South China Sea row

    ASEAN meets amid Korea tension and South China Sea row

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    Asean also urged North Korea and all parties concerned "to exercise self-restraint in order to de-escalate the tension and refrain from actions that may aggravate the situation", adding its voice to growing worldwide alarm over the crisis involving the North and its rivals, led by the United States.
  • North Korea Missile Lands Near Russia

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    It was not immediately clear what type of ballistic missile was launched, the seventh such firing this year, although the US Pacific Command said that "the flight is not consistent with an intercontinental ballistic missile". David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the missile could have a range of 4,500 kilometers (about 2,800 miles) if flown on a standard, instead of a lofted, trajectory - considerably longer than Pyongyang's ...
  • US ambassador to Qatar appears to criticize Comey firing

    US ambassador to Qatar appears to criticize Comey firing

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    Smith, a career diplomat who began her Doha post in 2014, tweeted that it was becoming "increasingly difficult" to explain USA democracy and institutions to others. 'Diplomats explain & defend our political system. Qatar is a key United States ally and home to Al-Udeid, the largest USA airbase in the region, which houses around 10,000 troops.