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South Korean media report that the U.S. is preparing to dispatch advanced attack drones capable of attacking North Korean leaders or missile sites during that period. "We will not apologize for American values, for calling attention to human rights abuses, or for mourning a young American's unjust death", Nauert said, referring to USA college student Otto Warmbier, who died previous year after being sent home from Pyongyang in a coma.
  • Australian PM's comments on sex scandal inept: Deputy

    Australian PM's comments on sex scandal inept: Deputy

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    Lucy Turnbull said she fell in love with the future Australian prime minister when he was a journalist writing a story about her father - former attorney-general Tom Hughes - for The Bulletin magazine. "Mr Maguire approached me...he said: 'You're living out of a suitcase, and this is basically something that I should try and help you with.' I took him up on the offer but I offered to pay for it".
  • Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage

    Pakistan's Imran Khan ties knot to 'spiritual adviser' in third marriage

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    He said the marriage ceremony was held at Maneka's brother's residence in Lahore. PTI chief Imran Khan and spiritual guide Bushra Maneka's marriage was a simple event. Last month, media reports had claimed that opposition leader Khan had already tied the knot for the third time with a woman he used to visit for spiritual guidance.
  • Dagestan church shooting leaves four dead in Kizlyar

    Dagestan church shooting leaves four dead in Kizlyar

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    Two police officers were among the wounded as authorities say the motive behind the attack remains unclear. Russian state news agency Tass spoke to a law enforcement source who said that "the unknown person opened fire on people celebrating Maslenitsa".
  • Benjamin Netanyahu: Polish PM's Holocaust comments 'outrageous'

    Benjamin Netanyahu: Polish PM's Holocaust comments 'outrageous'

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    The Israeli leader told the Israeli newspaper Haaretz that he also called the Polish premier, insisting his comparison was "false" and giving him a personal example with the family of Netanyahu's wife. However, the spokeswoman for Morawiecki's ruling Law & Justice party said in a separate Twitter post that Morawiecki "said the truth that is hard to accept by the Israeli side" and there's no need to apologize for the truth.
  • Congress rejuvenates, 'Arvinder Singh Lovely' makes a comeback

    Congress rejuvenates, 'Arvinder Singh Lovely' makes a comeback

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    The Congress has been my party and I have been a part of it from the beginning. He did not contest the 2015 elections when the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) won a brute majority. The development can be seen as a big boost for the Congress ahead of the by-polls for the 20 Delhi Assembly seats. Lovely's switch was then projected as a major setback for the Congress because he-a four-time MLA and a minister-was considered an influential face among the Punjabis in Delhi.
  • India, Iran to boost maritime, defence cooperation

    India, Iran to boost maritime, defence cooperation

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    He arrived in Delhi from Hyderabad on Friday. "India fully supports the accession of the Islamic Republic of Iran to the World Trade Organization and the ongoing consensus building efforts among WTO members to reactivate the accession process, consistent with the objective of making the Organization universal and inclusive", it said .
  • Kushner requests more intel info than nearly all White House staff

    Kushner requests more intel info than nearly all White House staff

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    Kelly has been under fire from some in the West Wing for his handling of the Porter case, and Trump confidants say the president has been sounding out his friends on possible replacements. "In the past", Kelly wrote, "credible and substantiated reports of past domestic abuse - even physical abuse - were not considered automatic disqualifiers for suitability for employment or a security clearance".
  • State of emergency in Ethiopia as country's prime minister resigns

    State of emergency in Ethiopia as country's prime minister resigns

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    Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn submitted his resignation on Thursday, in a bid to ease political turmoil in the country. Ethiopia's state-affiliated Fana Broadcasting corporate reported that the USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, discussed current political issues with Foreign Minister Workneh Gebeyehu in NY.
  • Russian Toll in Syria Battle Was 300 Killed and Wounded

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    On 7 February, the US-led anti-Daesh coalition launched air strikes against forces loyal to the Syrian regime. A USA official put the death toll at 100, with 200 to 300 injured, but was unable to say how many were Russian. Reuters reported this week the names of at least two Russian men fighting informally with pro-Assad forces who were killed in the incident in Deir al-Zor province, citing interviews with their associates.
  • Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney announces US Senate bid

    Former presidential candidate Mitt Romney announces US Senate bid

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    Some Utah Republicans may still question whether the one-time abortion-rights supporter is too much of an outsider or too moderate for their tastes, but he's not expected to face any serious primary or general election challenge. "Utah welcomes legal immigrants from around the world". Romney, a former MA governor who spent his pre-politics career on Wall Street, was going to announce his candidacy on Thursday, but he delayed it in the wake of the mass shooting at a Florida high school.
  • No injuries after reports of shots fired at Highline College

    No injuries after reports of shots fired at Highline College

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    Police at Highline College were evacuating buildings, the college said in an emergency alert published after 9 a.m. local time . Close doors. Close windows. Highline College, about 24 kilometres (15 miles) south of Seattle, in Des Moines, Washington was on lock down. This is an unfolding situation and we will update you when we have further details.
  • South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address nation

    South Africa's new leader Ramaphosa set to address nation

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    Ramaphosa, a lead negotiator in the transition from apartheid to democracy in the early 1990s, was elected by jubilant ruling party legislators anxious to shed political limbo and get the leadership of the country back on track. "The drive towards the digital industrial revolution will be underpinned by the availability of efficient networks", Ramaphosa said. "This is the year in which we will turn the tide of corruption in our public institutions", Ramaphosa began.
  • Turnbull is inept, says deputy in staff pregnancy scandal

    Turnbull is inept, says deputy in staff pregnancy scandal

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    Joyce also accused Turnbull of improperly intervening in the National Party. "So Mr Joyce and his new partner are de facto now". Nationals President Larry Anthony, the party's most senior bureaucrat and a former legislator, said the meeting resolved to give Joyce more time to ride out his controversies.
  • Israeli attorney general lauds police probe into Netanyahu

    Israeli attorney general lauds police probe into Netanyahu

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    I trust them to make a clean, immaculate, professional decision". "I call on all sides to act responsibly, with restraint, and with statesmanship". Israeli police on Tuesday recommended that Benjamin Netanyahu be indicted on bribery and breach of trust charges in two corruption cases, dealing an embarrassing blow to the embattled prime minister that is likely to fuel calls for him to resign.