• North Korea: US military drills harm reconciliation

    North Korea: US military drills harm reconciliation

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    South Korea will dispatch a delegation led by senior security officials for a two-day visit to North Korea starting Monday, the presidential Blue House announced Sunday, as U.S. "The dialogue we desire is the one created to discuss and resolve the issues of mutual concern on an equal footing between states". The US has lately once again expressed a desire for talks with North Korea, but has consistently demanded that the country give up its nuclear weapons program first.
  • China warns Trump if its interests are harmed

    China warns Trump if its interests are harmed

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    The Trump administration announced plans to impose 25 percent tariffs on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminium on Friday, sparking a flurry of counter threats from other nations regarding the imposition of import duty. Trump struck a defiant tone on Friday, saying trade wars were good and easy to win, a day after he said he meant to put duties of 25 percent on steel imports and 10 percent on aluminium products.
  • BJP, IPFT MLAs to meet on March 6 to elect leader

    BJP, IPFT MLAs to meet on March 6 to elect leader

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    The remaining eight seats went to a regional group, the Indigenous People's Front of Tripura . Mr Rio has been the state Chief Minister from 2003 to May 2014 when he had shifted to the central politics as a Parliamentarian. BJP leader Ram Madhav said that the party will form the government with its partner NDPP . Pinarayi also said that the party would seriously examine the causes of their defeat and will take necessary action.
  • Sarah Sanders: 'General McMaster Is Not Going Anywhere'

    Sarah Sanders: 'General McMaster Is Not Going Anywhere'

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    Oracle CEO Safra Catz, former United Nations ambassador John Bolton and Ford Motors vice president of global government affairs Stephen Biegun. But McMaster, an Army lieutenant general, has often found himself at odds with Trump, and media reports have indicated clashes between the men.
  • Trump tells Gridiron: North Korea 'called up' and 'would like to talk'

    Trump tells Gridiron: North Korea 'called up' and 'would like to talk'

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    It was unclear if Trump was joking or if formal US-North Korea talks were imminent. US officials dispute the claim but acknowledge that North Korea now possesses intercontinental ballistic missiles. "At times when North and South Korea were on a serious military standoff and had built no trust between each other", said a South Korean government official, "the chief executives' opinions used to hold the ultimate say on resolving various issues".
  • The Mooch is reportedly barred from entering the White House

    The Mooch is reportedly barred from entering the White House

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    Kelly went into more detail Friday about lapses in the security clearance process than any White House official to date. Kelly did not say what was in the initial cache of information sent by the FBI last March, or what the bureau sent in subsequent bundles in July and November.
  • At Least 1 Dead, 22 Injured in Car Bomb Explosion in Kabul

    At Least 1 Dead, 22 Injured in Car Bomb Explosion in Kabul

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    Security forces inspect the site of an attack in Kabul, Afghanistan, Friday, March 2, 2018. She said a auto bomb was detonated near a convoy of Australian Embassy vehicles as it was traveling within Kabul. In late January, a Taliban attacker drove an ambulance filled with explosives into the heart of the city, killing at least 103 people and wounding as many as 235.
  • China issues war alert to Taiwan over US Bill

    China issues war alert to Taiwan over US Bill

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    In response, the Taiwan Travel Act recommends that the USA government "allow officials at all levels of the United States Government, including Cabinet-level national security officials, general officers, and other executive branch officials, to travel to Taiwan to meet their Taiwanese counterparts" as well as allowing Taiwan's top officials to enter the United States.
  • Thomas Fire Burn Areas Escape Storm Mostly Unscathed

    Thomas Fire Burn Areas Escape Storm Mostly Unscathed

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    Many Santa Barbara County South Coast mountain areas received more than 2 inches of rainfall as of 7 a.m. Friday, with more still falling. Mandatory evacuation orders were lifted for all areas of Santa Barbara County on Friday morning after the brunt of a storm passed through without triggering feared mud and debris flows.
  • Emery: No dispute between PSG and Brazil over injured Neymar

    Emery: No dispute between PSG and Brazil over injured Neymar

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    It meant a three-minute substitute cameo against Guingamp was the sum of the time Matuidi spent on the field with the Brazil superstar in PSG colours, but Neymar was well aware of his quality. That diagnosis was contested by Lasmar, who said it was not a simple fissure, but "a meaningful fracture in a toe in the middle of his foot". Speaking to Brazilian media outlets upon his arrival here from Paris, Lasmar said he will operate on Saturday to fix the fractured fifth metatarsal in the ...
  • Progressive champion Sanders joins fight against Yemen war

    Progressive champion Sanders joins fight against Yemen war

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    US support for the Saudi-led war in Yemen is under scrutiny from an anti-establishment coalition of conservative and progressive lawmakers led by Sens. support for Saudi Arabia in the war in Yemen. When Khanna made a similar argument in the House, House leadership successfully fought to keep Khanna's resolution from coming to the floor until he agreed to make it nonbinding and emphasize Iran's support for the Houthis.
  • Still evaluating complicated QB situation — Vikings GM

    Still evaluating complicated QB situation — Vikings GM

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    Bridgewater's only game action since suffering a torn left ACL in August 2016 has been two series in mop-up duty in a 34-7 victory December 17 over Cincinnati. In addition, he tore his ACL twice (2013, 2014). Treadwell, who starred at MS, has caught 21 passes for 215 yards and no touchdowns in his two-year career, getting completely passed up and overshadowed by Stefon Diggs and Adam Thielen .
  • Slovak police detain seven people over journalist's murder

    Slovak police detain seven people over journalist's murder

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    Thousands flocked to candlelit anti-corruption protests and memorials held across Slovakia on Friday. The seven men were taken into custody Thursday when police raided houses allegedly linked to members of an Italian crime syndicate. A male protester said the country is facing a serious situation. Some of the protesters demanded the government's resignation. The pair were due to marry in May.
  • New US sanctions won't work, vows North Korea

    New US sanctions won't work, vows North Korea

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    The maximum pressure campaign must continue until North Korea denuclearizes. "Trump should explore ways to hold talks with North Korea if he wants to avoid armed conflicts with the nuclear-armed North". The advisory has also alerted the industries of North Korea's deceptive shipping practices. Even if the Trump administration's talk of a bloody nose strategy is merely hot air created to scare Kim Jong-un, such perilous rhetoric, along with implicit threats of using nuclear weapons, could ...