• North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'
North Korea says linking cyber attack to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

Moon won an election last week campaigning on a more moderate approach to the North and said after taking office that he wants to pursue dialogue as well as pressure to stop the North's weapons programmes. Protesters were rallying against Park's ties to a corruption scandal, and not against her responses to North Korea provocations or her commitm...

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  • Trump announces Egypt visit 'soon', as Sisi woos president
Trump announces Egypt visit 'soon', as Sisi woos president

Trump will also participate in the Arab-Islamic-American Summit and will meet with leaders of over 50 Arab and Islamic states to discuss cooperation in confronting extremism and worldwide terrorism. Obama did not invite Sisi for a visit and even temporarily suspended U.S. aid to the Arab country citing United States concerns about the human rights ...

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  • Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area
Nigerian troops battle Boko Haram in Lake Chad area

A a statement signed by the director, Public Relations and Information, NAF, Air Commodore, Olatokunbo Adesanya said during Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) mission, a black vehicle and some Boko Haram Terrorists were seen on the fringes of the Sambisa Forest.

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  • China cripples CIA operations, kills informants
China cripples CIA operations, kills informants

The breach was considered particularly damaging, with the number of assets lost rivaling those in the Soviet Union and Russian Federation who perished after information passed to Moscow by spies Aldrich Ames and Robert Hanssen, the report said.

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  • Sally Yates Was the Real Blackmailer
Sally Yates Was the Real Blackmailer

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer minimized the warnings saying that "If President Obama was truly concerned about General Flynn, why didn't they suspend his security clearance, which they approved just months earlier?" But McFaul, who has been heavily critical of President Trump and Flynn, wondered how a Russian blackmail operation again...

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  • U.S. airstrikes target pro-Assad forces in Syria
U.S. airstrikes target pro-Assad forces in Syria

The aircraft struck the convoy as it headed toward a remote coalition garrison near the border with Jordan , a U.S. defense official said. On April 7, the United States forces fired 59 Tomahawk missiles targeting regime's Shayrat air base in Homs province for being used in the chemical attack on the Syrian town of Khan Shaykhun.

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  • Leaders line up without May and Corbyn — ITV Debate
Leaders line up without May and Corbyn — ITV Debate

Nuttall may have confused her with former Green Party leader Natalie Bennett, who resigned past year. Four leaders of minor United Kingdom political parties criticized Theresa May's approach to Brexit in a television debate ahead of next month's general election that the prime minister herself declined to take part in.

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  • Javier Valdez, Award-Winning Mexican Crime Journalist, Assassinated
Javier Valdez, Award-Winning Mexican Crime Journalist, Assassinated

From an interview with DuncanTucker https://t.co/Q3hqU4VIO1 ... In a report released this month, the group noted that most killings of journalists go unpunished in Mexico. News of his slaying shook Mexico's journalism community, already alarmed by a spike in attacks against the media this year. "Being a journalist is like being on a blacklist",...

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  • China's Xi confident in the future of new 'Silk Road' effort
China's Xi confident in the future of new 'Silk Road' effort

Hours before the summit opened, North Korea launched another ballistic missile, further testing the patience of China, its chief ally. The United States sent a delegation led by Matt Pottinger, special assistant to the president and senior director for Asia at the National Security Council.

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  • Tillerson - Trump did not discuss 'sources, methods' in meeting with Russia's Lavrov
Tillerson - Trump did not discuss 'sources, methods' in meeting with Russia's Lavrov

One of those national security objectives, Tillerson said, is to try to establish a better relationship with Russian Federation despite that nation's interference in last year's US presidential election. Tillerson said he's unconcerned about speculation (from moonbats like Todd) that he may not be able to remain independent from Trump if he had to ...

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  • Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'
Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Raisi is challenging Iranian President Hassan Rouhani in this Friday's presidential election. He has accused incumbent President Hassan Rohani of mismanagement and favoring rich Iranians at the expense of the poor. "The leverage of my power does not possess some things, but some things will be possible with a vote of more than 51 percent", he sa...

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  • Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave
Armed rebels in C. African Republic city agree to leave

Herve Verhoosel, spokesman for the United Nations mission, told Reuters: 'The situation is extremely deplorable and we are doing everything to rapidly retake control of Bangassou'. Rebel fighters in the Central African Republic. The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has also expressed " outrage " and called on the authorities to "investigate ...

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  • Families who sheltered fugitive Snowden looking for fast track asylum to Canada
Families who sheltered fugitive Snowden looking for fast track asylum to Canada

Snowden was hiding in Hong Kong in June 2013 after revealing to the press that he had classified information. Their lawyers and some city legislators have said two of the Sri Lankan refugees have been targeted by agents from their home country who traveled to Hong Kong .

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  • Stay 4Warned: Severe weather expected several days this week
Stay 4Warned: Severe weather expected several days this week

Storms are a little more likely Monday night. Down to about Highway 30, there is a slight risk area for severe storms for scattered severe storms and more short-lived and not widespread activity. High temperatures might stall in the mid 50s to low 60s with a Twin Cities metro high around 60. Showers and a few storms may linger into Wednesday be...

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  • West Bank votes in polls underlining split
West Bank votes in polls underlining split

More than a million Palestinians were registered to choose from among 4,400 candidates in a vote that was seen as yet another sign that reconciliation may be a long way off. Fatah only won clear victories in two major cities, Jenin and Jericho. East Jerusalem's 300,000 residents didn't take part in the elections. More than 200 others either failed ...

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  • Tennessee Woman Accused of Chasing Republican Congressman David Kustoff After Town Hall
Tennessee Woman Accused of Chasing Republican Congressman David Kustoff After Town Hall

David Kustoff, a freshman Republican, in her auto after a town hall event on Monday. "Wright exited her vehicle and began screaming and striking the windows" of Kustoff's auto, at one point reaching inside. Kustoff voted for the American Health Care Act and posted a statement in support of the bill on his website. Another aide who was behind ...

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  • Snake hunter snags almost 17-foot python in Florida
Snake hunter snags almost 17-foot python in Florida

A Florida python hunter, working on a python eradication project commissioned by the South Florida Water Management District, caught the largest snake the current project has seen to date, measuring up at nearly 17 feet long. Crum's python catch earned him $375, WFOR-TV reported. This snake was a big catch but still not the largest, that record...

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  • DPRK poses
DPRK poses "potentially existential threat": US intelligence chief

US officials are unsure if Iran will build nuclear weapons, but it is likely this intention would dictate Tehran's future adherence to the nuclear deal, which the administration of former President Barack Obama framed in such a way as to leave out the issue of ballistic missiles.

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  • Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem
Jordanian stabber shot dead in Jerusalem

Closed circuit footage released by police shows a bald man in a jacket lunging at the uniformed officer and swiping a knife at him before pinning him to the ground. Police said the attack was an act of terror. Israel says the violence is fueled by a Palestinian campaign of incitement. Israel has identified majority as attackers.

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  • Pakistan's deputy Senate leader wounded in roadside bombing
Pakistan's deputy Senate leader wounded in roadside bombing

Abdul Ghafoor Haideri, the senior lawmaker, suffered only minor injuries in the attack. Television footage from the scene showed several badly damaged vehicles and motorcycles, with windscreens shattered and severe blast damage visible, as the police established a cordon around the site.

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