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US Pacific commander admiral Harry Harris said in a statement that the deployment was about keeping North Korea's nuclear programme in check. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley standing with Japan's U.N. North Korea fired four rockets on Monday, South Korea said, raising the question of whether it has developed one that can reach the continental U.S.
  • Wood stove blamed in New England fire that killed woman, 4 children

    Wood stove blamed in New England fire that killed woman, 4 children

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    They were taken to a hospital in Keene, New Hampshire and are expected to survive. "It's heartbreaking", Procopio said. "They are in the process of searching for victims and collecting evidence". State and local fire officials were investigating along with the Northwestern District Attorney. Three of the children who were killed attended public schools in the small Franklin County community.
  • Turkey's Erdogan Compares German Blocking Of Rallies With Nazi Period

    Turkey's Erdogan Compares German Blocking Of Rallies With Nazi Period

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    He demanded Ankara immediately free the German-Turkish correspondent of the conservative German newspaper " Die Welt ", as well as numerous other journalists and scientists detained since last year's coup attempt in Turkey. Stephan Meyer, interor affairs spokesman for Merkel's Bavarian allies, the Christian Social Union (CSU), said the "export" of Turkey's internal conflict to Germany should "not be tolerated".
  • Jewish cemetery vandalized in New York State

    Jewish cemetery vandalized in New York State

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    Cemetery officials are planning to meet with representatives from the state Division of Cemeteries to go through the formalities of filing a vandalism report , said Helen Gullack, the cemetery's manager. "I don't think there's any proof of that". Dozens of Jewish cemeteries have had headstones toppled and vandalized in the last few weeks, leading to outrage and calls for investigation by government and religious leaders.
  • 'Neo JMB' spiritual leader Kashem remanded

    'Neo JMB' spiritual leader Kashem remanded

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    A Dhaka court today placed Maulana Abul Kashem, the alleged spiritual leader of "Neo JMB", on a seven-day remand in connection with a case filed over Gulshan café attack in July past year. These books were mandatory in the training of Neo JMB recruits. Before being killed, Neo JMB leader Tamim took advice from him, Monirul told our Dhaka correspondent.
  • More cracks emerge in Fillon campaign as French rivals push ahead

    More cracks emerge in Fillon campaign as French rivals push ahead

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    Opinion polls now show that far-right leader Marine Le Pen and 39-year-old centrist Emmanuel Macron would progress to contest the runoff on May 7. She "has been asked to pay back more than $320,000 [£260,000] to the European parliament because two of her aides in Brussels were actually working for her campaign in France", NPR reports .
  • Supporters hold rally in support of President Trump

    Supporters hold rally in support of President Trump

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    The rally is scheduled to run from noon until 4 p.m.in Halifax Mall at the North Carolina State Legislative Building. About 30 supporters of President Donald Trump rallied at the Indiana Statehouse in Indianapolis to denounce what they see as unfair treatment of the Republican.
  • Rights groups says Philippine police has falsified evidence

    Rights groups says Philippine police has falsified evidence

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    We asked him how he was able to track the police killing squads. "He is precisely doing something to stop the drug menace in this country", he said, adding that some of the killings were conducted by criminal syndicates. As the death toll rises from the bloody war on narcotics, HRW also called on the United Nations to "urgently create an independent, global investigation into the killings to determine responsibility, and ensure mechanisms for accountability".
  • Theresa May says SNP's 'obsession' with independence is letting country down

    Theresa May says SNP's 'obsession' with independence is letting country down

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    The PM will tell the Scots Tory conference she is committed to keeping the United Kingdom together - despite the First Minister being poised to call a second referendum. "I think that the SNP often treat politics as a game". "It would offer Scotland a proper choice on whether or not to be part of a post Brexit UK - a UK that is undoubtedly on a fundamentally different path today than that envisaged in 2014".
  • Jewish cemetery vandalized: Cuomo starts investigation

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    WHEC 10 said that the police were awaiting notification from cemetery officials before opening an investigation. Rick Lewis, chief executive officer of the Mid-Island Y JCC in Plainview, Long Island, which was evacuated after a threat this week, said, "I think it's tremendously useful and I'm grateful to Senator Schumer's office for even thinking about this".
  • U.S. launches 20 airstrikes against in Yemen; al Qaeda personnel were killed

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    A USA official told ABC News that the airstrikes were planned prior to that SEAL mission. The raid has become a hot-button political issue after Navy SEAL Chief Petty Officer Ryan Owens was killed in the midst of the operation. The administration, however, citing the military, has heralded the raid. A US defense official who spoke on the condition of anonymity said the Pentagon is not required to announce every strike conducted in Yemen.
  • McDonald's Is Finally Getting Mobile Ordering and Delivery

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    All those cold, wet evenings when you've craved a Big Mac but had to settle for two-day-old soup. "To deliver sustained growth, we have to attract more customers, more often", Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook said in a statement. It already offers home deliveries in a number of Asian markets, including China and South Korea. Together with already modernised restaurants, McDonald's aims to end 2017 with 2500 "Experience of the Future" restaurants in the United States.
  • Here are Congress' options for investigating Russian meddling in the election

    Here are Congress' options for investigating Russian meddling in the election

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    Former Sen. Dan Coats tried to placate the worries of his onetime colleagues on the Senate Intelligence Committee who said they were anxious by the appearance of Trump's early attempts to sideline the job before Coats was confirmed . Both the House and Senate intelligence committees have begun inquiries into the Trump-Russia ties, though partisan factionalism on the panels has emerged into public view.
  • Abuse survivor quits pope's commission citing

    Abuse survivor quits pope's commission citing "shameful" resistance

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    A survivor of clerical sex abuse has quit a Vatican commission that advises Pope Francis on how to deal with the problem, citing "stumbling blocks" and "unacceptable" resistance from some within the church hierarchy. Collins, who was raped at age 13 by a hospital chaplain in Ireland, was the only active abuse survivor on the Vatican panel, since British survivor Peter Saunders was sidelined previous year for his outspoken criticism.
  • HBCU presidents talk about their visit to the White House

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    Trump will also appoint a board of advisers who will recommend executive-level priorities for HBCUs and an executive director who will oversee the office's administrative functions. Johnson C. Smith University President Dr. Ronald Carter was in attendance, as well as Elizabeth City State University Chancellor Dr. Thomas E.H. Conway.
  • Subway oven-roasted chicken is only 50 percent chicken, DNA test shows

    Subway oven-roasted chicken is only 50 percent chicken, DNA test shows

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    However, the most focused on finding is that the chicken in Subway's Oven Roasted Chicken Sandwich was only 53.6% while the chicken in the Sweet Onion Chicken Teriyaki was only 42.8%. The CBC reported that the results from Subway were so discordant that the team of specialists made a decision to test them one more time. CBC's Marketplace conducted a scientific analysis of the contents of several chicken menu items from a number of fast-food outlets.