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Tokyo Expresses Protest to Pyongyang Over Info on Failed Missile Launch

Navy Commander Gary Ross in a statement. It comes just days after America and South Korea made a pact to shut down North Korea's nuclear programme for good. "The US commitment to the defence of South Korea is unwavering", said Carter. Meanwhile, US Secretary of Defense Ash Carter will host South Korea's Minister of National Defense at the Pentagon for a joint press conference on Thursday. Read More

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Great Central US Shakeout is Today

Great Central US Shakeout is Today

This means that wherever you are at that moment-at home, at work, at school, anywhere-you should Drop, Cover, and Hold On as if a major quake had occurred at that very moment. "Now individuals and families need to prepare as well". The California Earthquake Authority notes that some 2,000 known faults exist in California. Read More

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I'm a big fan of Hindu, Trump says, promising stronger ties

I'm a big fan of Hindu, Trump says, promising stronger ties

Donald Trump promised the USA will become "best friends" with India if he is elected to the White House in November. He adds: "In fact, I'll take the word "even" out because we are going to be best friends". "I love Donald Trump". They don't quite know it yet, " Trump said, drawing cheers from supporters at an event organized by the Republican Hindu Coalition at the New Jersey Convention and Expo Center. Read More

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Nintendo is about to reveal its next gaming system

Nintendo is about to reveal its next gaming system

Nintendo has yet to confirm these reports , nor has it detailed exactly what its new console will be. So far little to nothing is known about the console save for its name, which could be a codename for all we know. Along with detachable controllers, the NX could also feature smartphone connectivity and virtual reality (VR) supports. Nintendo has now confirmed its intent to provide potential customers with their "first glimpse" of the NX, although just how many details the company ... Read More

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Hillary Clinton considered Apple CEO Tim Cook for veep

Hillary Clinton considered Apple CEO Tim Cook for veep

Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was also under consideration among other elected officials. Among Clinton's white male political picks she has longtime Clinton ally, Virginia Gov. "I'm not done serving at Starbucks". Microsoft has also reportedly built an entire division centered around developing a new AI that will likely be coming out in their future products. Read More

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'Killer Clown' craze sweeps across London as police issue warning

Have you seen any clowns? The London commander with the Met, Julian Bennett, has said the incidents can "leave people feeling scared, anxious and intimidated" and said they are now looking into reports. Police action has been taken in relation to two other incidents in Cumbria. "While we do not want to stop people from enjoying themselves, it is important that while having fun they keep in mind to act in a responsible manner and understand that they could be prosecuted if a criminal ... Read More

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Regulators: Pennsylvania health insurance premiums to rise

Miller says Congress included the risk corridor provision to promote stability in the exchanges by funding insurers who incurred higher than anticipated costs. While the issue of churning has become extremely visible due to frustrations with the ACA's volatile health insurance marketplaces, the ACA has not actually made churn any worse, according to the Health Affairs study lead author Benjamin D. Read More

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Canadians praise America in new viral video

Canadians praise America in new viral video

As Election Day 2016 draws near, a slew of Canada's residents have banded together in a campaign called " Let's Tell America It's Great ". "We just want you to know that you are great". President Barack Obama teased him on that visit about the frequency with which Americans threaten to decamp for Canada: "Typically it turns out fine". Read More

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Syria: 23 killed in airstrikes at Aleppo

Spokesman Jens Laerke of the United Nations humanitarian coordinator OCHA says the agency needs assurances from all sides that the fighting will definitively stop before it can provide humanitarian assistance to Aleppo, ship in aid and evacuate the sick and the wounded. Read More

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Misinformation led to Saudi coalition attack on Yemen funeral, officials say

A previous missile attack led the U.S.to conduct its first direct strikes, authorized by President Barack Obama , inside Yemen in order to eliminate three coastal radar sites in areas held by Houthi rebels. The Saudi Press Agency blamed the attack on incorrect targeting information provided by the internationally recognized goverment of Yemen . The attacks on Mason and Swfit are believed to have been launched by Iran-backed Houthi rebels using Chinese-built C-802 anti-ship cruise ... Read More

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Battle for Mosul could take 'months': French minister

The comments were in response to calls from Baghdad on Turkey to withdraw its troops and accusations that Ankara was violating Iraq's sovereignty. The operation on recapturing the ISIS' major stronghold, where in all, appear to be around 30,000 Iraqi army, Kurdish peshmerga and Sunni tribal fighters committed to the battle faced challenges regarding the reluctance of Kurdish forces to carry out their advance to the east. Read More

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Iran sentences Iranian-American, his father each to 10 years

Iran sentences Iranian-American, his father each to 10 years

An Iranian-American businessman and his 80-year-old father have reportedly been given 10 years in prison each for cooperation with the United States. The Mizan report said Nizar Zakka, a USA permanent resident from Lebanon, also received a 10-year prison sentence. The Associated Press reported that the Namazi family left Iran in 1979 after the revolution, "but appears to have kept business ties in Iran, and the younger Namazi traveled back several times". Read More

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Baghdad seeks United Nations help to get rid of Turkish invaders

Baghdad seeks United Nations help to get rid of Turkish invaders

Turkey sent troops into the northern part of the country previous year to combat "terrorist organizations" which Reuters asserts is likely to mean US -backed Kurdish fighters as well as the Islamic State. On Thursday, Iraq requested an emergency meeting of the UN Security Council "to discuss the Turkish takeover of Iraqi territory and interfering in its internal affairs", a statement issued by the Iraqi foreign ministry read. Read More

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Philippines tells US no joint patrols in South China Sea

Earlier on Wednesday, Duterte told Obama "you can go to hell" in a speech, his strongest tirade against the USA leader so far, even threatening to " break up with America ". A Philippine dispute with China over sovereignty in the South China Sea would not impede defence procurements, he said, adding there had been no discussion of the two countries working together militarily. Read More

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