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USA weighs military options over N. Korea nuke program

But notice Gen. Cornish was wearing a flak jacket in the interview . Photos showed a large group of the jets on a runway at Kadena Air Base in Japan. Trump said he is even considering new trade concessions in exchange for China's support on North Korea . "What we need to do is explain to China that it's in their interest, despite years of policy to the contrary, it's in their interest to see... [Full Article...]

North Korea displays new missiles in military parade

In recent years, it has marked the date with rocket and missile tests. China, whose foreign minister met his French counterpart in Beijing on Friday, has said it wants to cooperate with Russian Federation to calm tension over North Korea as quickly as possible and bring all parties to the negotiating table. [Full Article...]

North Korea puts on a show for Day of the Sun

And the U.S. is ready to launch a preemptive strike against North Korea if they fear a nuclear weapons test is imminent, according to senior United States intelligence officials. If the United States wages reckless provocation against us, our revolutionary power will instantly counter with annihilating strike, and we will respond to full-out war with full-out war and to nuclear war with our style ... [Full Article...]

Estes wins congressional seat in hard-fought election

Price was re-elected with 61.7 percent of the vote in November. "I wanted to do everything I could to help turnout". He said the results show Democrats that, "You fight". Thompson made the race a lot closer than people would have expected earlier this year, said his campaign manager Chris Pumpelly. All those GOP calls prompted Charlene Health, a 52-year-old homemaker and Republican in Belle Pl... [Full Article...]

North Korea Parades New Prototype Long-Range Missiles amid Nuclear Tensions

With the men wearing pins adorned with photos of Kim Il Sung, and the women in brightly coloured traditional dress, crowds lined up to bow to portraits of their state founder before touring an exhibition of photos and North Korean paintings. [Full Article...]

Syria's Assad: Idlib Chemical Attack 'Fabrication'

In earlier comments, officials attributed the deaths to a Syrian airstrike that hit a rebel factory where chemical weapons were being made, releasing the toxins. There is a disagreement about the timing. The British statement comes a day after Turkey's Health Minister Recep Akdag said he was "certain" that Sarin gas was used in the attack, based on blood and urine samples. [Full Article...]

J&K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces; firing reported

J&K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces; firing reported Three critically injured persons have been referred to Srinagar , the injured are still coming", the chief medical officer of Pulwama, Dr Talat Jabeen, was quoted as saying . Kashmir University Students Union (KUSU) termed the assault on students as "another eye-opener about the nature of the state apparatus". When they protested against it the latter resorted to "brute force" against them. [Full Article...]

Russia, Iran and Syria vow to continue war on terrorism

President Donald Trump in response. But he said it was an open question where relations go from here. He said the Russian hope was that Putin's message would be passed on to U.S. During a joint news conference, Tillerson stressed the low level of trust between the two countries. The two sides also agreed to disagree about Ukraine, where Moscow backs rebel forces. [Full Article...]

US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator

US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator Two mobile canisters possibly containing ICMBs larger than anything North Korea has ever produced were shown, indicating North Korea may be working toward solid-fuel, canisterized ICBMs. Jacob Parker, vice president of China operations at the U.S. "You want to make a great deal?" The US trade deficit with China in 2016 was over $347 billion (327 billion euros). [Full Article...]

Youth killed in Srinagar firing, police probing incident

Youth killed in Srinagar firing, police probing incident Srinagar (Jammu and Kashmir ), Apr 15: In another development highlighting the soaring violence in the Valley, a youth was killed after security forces opened fired at stone pelters in S.D. He said the BSF has taken a route that is usually not being permitted for the paramilitary forces. A teenager was shot dead in a mysterious firing incident in Srinagar's Batamaloo area on Saturday evenin... [Full Article...]

Nuri Sahin reveals Borussia Dortmund bus horror: I will never forget this

Nuri Sahin reveals Borussia Dortmund bus horror: I will never forget this Chancellor Angela Merkel said Wednesday she was "horrified" by the "repugnant act", which Dortmund city's police chief Gregor Lange described as a "targeted attack" against the team, also known as BVB. The second leg of the tie will be played at Stade Louis II next week. "It was a hard game overall because of our opponents and also the context", Mbappe said. [Full Article...]

British experts say Sarin-like agent used in Syria chemical attack

And the US said Russian Federation and Iran should both get out of the region. Assad warned that he would only allow an "impartial" external investigation of last week's suspected chemical attack, in an exclusive interview with AFP in Damascus. [Full Article...]

North Korea rolls out missiles at parade to celebrate founder's birthday

Single-engine propeller-powered planes flew in a 105 formation overhead. Unlike at some previous parades attended by Kim, there did not appear to be a senior Chinese official in attendance. "Multiple SBLMs seems like a declaration of intent to advance the programme". On Saturday he told the packed-out square: 'If the United States wages reckless provocation against us, our revolutionary power ... [Full Article...]

West 'Forced' Russia to Veto UN Security Council's Syria Resolution - Moscow

On the alleged attack, and issues like Russian intervention in Ukraine and alleged interference in the USA election, the viewpoints of Moscow and Washington remained far apart. He said: "The final outcome in our view does not provide a role for Assad or for the Assad family in the future governance of Syria". "So I am dismayed that Russian Federation has once again blocked the UN Security C... [Full Article...]

Asian markets lower, rattled by rising tensions in Koreas

Tokyo's Nikkei 225 fell 0.4 percent closing at 18,335.63, and South Korea's Kospi slipped 0.6 percent to 2,134.88. Shanghai Composite index dropped 0.4 percent to 3,261.64. The Shenzhen Composite declined 0.7 percent to 1,999.8. Japan's National Security Council is reportedly drawing up plans for a possible full evacuation of its citizens from South Korea, according to officials familiar with ... [Full Article...]

North Korea rolls out new missiles during huge military parade

American intelligence officials have reportedly said the U.S. is ready to launch a preemptive strike with conventional weapons against North Korea if it is sure Pyongyang is about to stage another nuclear weapons test. The display included submarine-launched ballistic missiles, believed to be the same type of missile North Korea fired from land in February. North Korea conducted two nucle... [Full Article...]

NDP vows big spending, balanced budget

NDP vows big spending, balanced budget It makes sense". - The B.C. Liberals support the pipeline, while the NDP and Greens oppose it. The soaring cost of home ownership has been a high-profile issue in B.C., and the provincial government has responded by creating several policies aimed at curbing real estate prices, including a 15 per cent buyer's tax on non-Canadians and non-permanent residents. [Full Article...]

U.S. 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Russian Federation

Fallon's comments followed U.K. Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Boris Johnson's cancelation of his trip to Moscow over the chemical gas attack on civilians in Idlib, Syria and the USA airstrike against the Syrian regime that followed Thursday. [Full Article...]

Russia-US relations put to test

We're now having dessert. Trump said in a note on Twitter. "We have seen very alarming actions recently with an unlawful attack against Syria ", Lavrov said, referring to the 59 Tomahawk missiles Trump launched at an air base to punish Assad for using chemical weapons. [Full Article...]

'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan official

He added that the assessment was still ongoing, suggesting that the figure could rise further. USA military leaders say the bomb was dropped to destroy an extensive labyrinth of tunnels the terrorists use. Afghan President Ashraf Ghani said he approved of the strike, and it was created to support Afghan and United States forces conducting clearance operations in the region. [Full Article...]

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