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S. Korean military on high alert as N. Korea marks party anniversary

S. Korean military on high alert as N. Korea marks party anniversary

For this year's anniversary, however, the North Korean leadership probably sensed additional provocations would compel China to approve ever-tougher United Nations sanctions. "South Korea is considering sanctions that are much tougher than those taken in March", he said, referring to the measures taken to punish North Korea for its fourth nuclear test and the launch of a long-range rocket at the beginning of the year. Read More

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Sisodia backs Kejriwal, says no need of proof

The Congress reiterated that it totally supports the Indian armed forces on the surgical strikes. He also said "I respect the Indian armed forces, but the way the political gains are being usurped by the BJP it is wrong". Comments made by defence minister Manohar Parrikar, who likened the Pakistani army to a patient yet under the effects of anaesthesia, were not in line with the party stance, according to the report. Read More

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Iran condemns Saudi-led coalition's strikes in Yemen

Iran condemns Saudi-led coalition's strikes in Yemen

Thousands of Yemenis have marched in the capital Sanaa to protest against an air strike which hit a funeral hall packed with hundreds of mourners, killing more than 140 people. principles, values and interests, including achieving an immediate and durable end to Yemen's tragic conflict", the statement said. "US security cooperation with Saudi Arabia is not a blank cheque", Price said, and called for an "immediate" ceasefire. Read More

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Islamists beat liberals in Morocco elections

Islamists beat liberals in Morocco elections

Moroccan Prime Minister Abdelilah Benkirane speaks during an interview with Reuters in his house in Rabat . Both top contending parties made significant strides. PAM, founded by a close friend of the king who is now a palace adviser, had presented itself as a liberal alternative to Islamists. Mr Benkirane is likely to continue in the post as the king is expected to appoint a prime minister from the largest party. Read More

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Triple Talaq implicates 'injustice' on Muslim women: BJP

Triple Talaq implicates 'injustice' on Muslim women: BJP

Muslim women's organisations in the forefront against the unilateral divorce through oral talaq say that the practice is on the rise in Kerala that boasts of being the most progressive in the country. "Triple talaq is not valid as per the Koran, which stresses mediation and reconciliation before the decision to divorce", said Zakia Soman, co-founder of Bharatiya Muslim Mahila Andolan (BMMA), which campaigns for Muslim women's rights. Read More

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President Obama adds Cleveland rally to Ohio campaign swing

President Obama adds Cleveland rally to Ohio campaign swing

He posed for photos, lots of them. To this day they're still investigating the Clintons and recycling rumors and stupid jokes from 20 years ago, like drawing him in heart-decorated boxers. "I really think he has the ability to connect with people in a very real way", she said. Angel Urena, Clinton's press secretary, defended the former president's stance on Obamacare on Tuesday, saying he had consistently supported the legislation since it was enacted in 2010. Read More

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Trump's Sexual Harassment Allegations Start Way Before That Tape

Trump's Sexual Harassment Allegations Start Way Before That Tape

And Trump then adds: "I've gotta use some tic tacs, just in case I start kissing her". These words were uttered when he himself was recently married to his current wife, Melania. Marcy Stech , Emily's List's VP of communications, writes: "The tape cuts to the core of who Donald Trump is: someone who judges women based on their appearance and views them as little more than sex objects". Read More

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Grand Rapids residents respond to 9-victim shooting on social media

Grand Rapids residents respond to 9-victim shooting on social media

A man in his 20s died, and eight others were hospitalized with gunshot wounds, police said. That's near the intersection with Kalamazoo Avenue. Most of the eight people who were wounded were taken to Saint Mary's Hospital for treatment. The condition of the injured is unknown. "We're very early on into this incident". Cops from Grand Rapids Police force rushed to the scene of the incident - where there is what is being described as a "large police presence". Read More

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5 killed in wrong-way crash were in high school

Police say five people died in that crash. Five people are dead after a wrong-way driver caused several crashes on Interstate 89 in Williston, according to Vermont State Police. Local media outlets are reporting the dead were teenagers. "This is extremely unusual to have this many fatalities in one crash", Captain Mike Henry told necn affiliate NBC 5 early Sunday morning. Read More

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Pakistani parliament condemns India's actions in Kashmir

Pakistani parliament condemns India's actions in Kashmir

Aziz said the main agenda of all these efforts was to show the world that the entire Pakistan was united against Indian aggression. Responding to another question about opposition's demand of appointment of a "full-time" foreign minister, Aziz said it made no difference during diplomatic interaction at worldwide level whether he was a foreign adviser or a foreign minister. Read More

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COAS visits line of control

COAS visits line of control

The Army chief also appreciated the morale of deployed troops and level of vigilance being maintained [along the LoC], the statement added. Couple of days ago addressing the passing out parade of PAF, the army chief had said that country's armed forces were fully prepared to befittingly respond to any spectrum of external or internal threat. Read More

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Trudeau says Canada to implement carbon tax

Trudeau says Canada to implement carbon tax

How will carbon pricing and the Paris agreement affect you? "Because pollution crosses borders, all provinces must do their part", Trudeau said. Our government understands that the economy and the environment go hand in hand. "After decades of inaction, after years of missed opportunities, we will finally take real and concrete measures to build a clean economy, create more opportunities for Canadians, and make our world better for our children and grandchildren", Trudeau said. Read More

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Modi hushes ministers over surgical strikes

Modi hushes ministers over surgical strikes

Sharma said it was unfortunate that he fell victim to Pakistani media propaganda and began questioning the army. Pakistan created an impression internationally that there was no surgical strike. "Only those authorised by the BJP president (Amit Shah) should address the media", a minister said, adding that central minister Ravi Shankar Prasad's Tuesday briefing meant to counter Arvind Kejriwal and P. Read More

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Kerry says Russia, Syria should face war crimes probe

Kerry says Russia, Syria should face war crimes probe

Moscow's text is effectively the French draft with Russian amendments that put the focus back on a September 9 US-Russia ceasefire deal, which is annexed to the draft. Russian Federation launched an air campaign in Syria a year ago, reversing the tide of war and helping Assad's forces win back key ground. Russian Federation also has a naval base in Syria's port of Tartus. Read More

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Marvel's 'Iron Fist' To Hit Netflix In March 2017

The Iron Fist series has always been gestating at Netflix, despite being among the first to be announced as part of the streaming platform's partnership with Marvel. So, yes, you can likely expect more incense, more dragon symbols, and lots more butt-kicking. Billeter has also worked on earlier Marvel series, including Jessica Jones and Luke Cage . Read More

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The SLANTS Trademark Will Play One More Gig: U.S

The same legal issue is at the center of a similar case involving the Redskins. "In a 10-2 decision , the court decided parts of that section were unconstitutional". The government argues that the rock band has a First Amendment right to use "The Slants" in marketing the band but has "no comparable right to force the government to register" the name. Read More

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Ford Falcon: End Of An Era

Ford Falcon: End Of An Era

It followed years of successive losses for the company and a high Australian dollar slowly dwindling the once-lucrative export market, which included a rejected plan for USA police to import Australian made Ford cars. "There's been a lot of emotion and it's been close to coming to the surface at times", Smith told journalists at the Ford factory in the Melbourne suburb of Broadmeadows. Read More

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Despite attention on Aleppo, Syria aflame on several fronts

The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 316 civilians in eastern Aleppo have been killed in the past two weeks' violence. The British-based Observatory said fighting had been raging in the residential Bustan al-Basha quarter near the city centre, one of the frontlines in Aleppo which has been divided for years between government and opposition areas of control. Read More

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China flies army planes over strait near Japan

China flies army planes over strait near Japan

He added that the planes didn't "trespass" into Japan's territorial airspace, although he said it was the first time that Chinese military aircraft had been seen in the Miyako Strait. China claims the islands, or Diaoyu, as it refers to them, as its own. The reasoning was that little could be done, short of risking military confrontation, to stop the construction of facilities like hangars for fighter jets and buildings for radar and surface-to-air missiles. Read More

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Japan to remain vigilant after China air force drill

Japan to remain vigilant after China air force drill

He added that the planes didn't "trespass" into Japan's territorial airspace, although he said it was the first time that Chinese military aircraft had been seen in the Miyako Strait. The planes were en route to the Western Pacific for exercises, it said. A recent poll by the Washington-based Pew Research Centre found that 35 percent of Japanese respondents were "very concerned" and another 45 percent "somewhat concerned" that the dispute over the Senkaku/Diaoyu Islands could erupt into ... Read More

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'Gilmore Girls' Fans Rejoice: Luke's Diner is Coming to the Bay Area

'Gilmore Girls' Fans Rejoice: Luke's Diner is Coming to the Bay Area

In participation with Netflix, two central Pa. coffee shops will transform into mini Luke's Diners for a day , serving free cups of Luke's coffee to the first 250 customers, according to a Facebook post . The popular streaming service will supply each of these special locations with all of the essentials from Luke's Diner . The original " Gilmore Girls " series ended its seven-season run in 2007, but in January Netflix announced a miniseries return of the show - titled 'Gilmore ... Read More

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