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South Korea's Navy Begins Drill with US Supercarrier

South Korea's Navy Begins Drill with US Supercarrier

The latest test came as USA officials pivoted from a hard line to diplomacy at the U.N.in an effort to address what may be Washington's most pressing foreign policy challenge. Tillerson said Thursday that Washington knew China was in communication with the regime in Pyongyang. Tillerson said China told the U.S.it had informed North Korea China would respond to a test by "taking sanctions actions on their own".



European Union leaders unanimously agree Brexit negotiating strategy

The EU is expected to demand that Britain resolves the key divorce issues of citizens' rights, the divorce bill and the Irish border before any talks on a future trade deal between the United Kingdom and the EU can begin. A British official said: "This has nothing to do with a change in position". The EU 27 have considerably toughened the guidelines since Tusk first unveiled them a month ago.


Eurosceptic french PM if Marine Le Pen wins

Eurosceptic french PM if Marine Le Pen wins

Marine Le Pen, France's far-right presidential candidate, said she would name former rival, Nicolas Dupont-Aignan, as her prime minister if she wins the May 7 election. The latest polls show Macron easily winning the election with around 60 percent of votes. "We have wines, we have cheeses, we had the advantage for a long time", said Moron, a Macron supporter.


Nationalists Storm Macedonian Parliament

Nationalists Storm Macedonian Parliament

On Thursday, clashes broke out inside and outside the Macedonian parliament building, after Talat Xhaferi, an ethnic Albanian, was elected speaker of the parliament. The Russian Foreign Ministry is blaming the European Union and the United States for the turmoil in Macedonia. Numerous protesters were supporters of former prime minister Nikola Gruevski, whose nationalist party won elections in December but did not get enough votes to form a government on its own.


David Dao & United Airlines Reached An

David Dao & United Airlines Reached An "Amicable Settlement"

After filing a petition in Cook County Circuit Court to preserve evidence and talks of a lawsuit being filed, the confidential settlement was negotiated with United by Dao's lawyers, Thomas A. This action from United Airlines was met with instant outburst. Chief Financial Officer Tammy Romo said doing away with overbooking would reduce costs - airlines compensate passengers for giving up their seats - which would offset some of the revenue hit.


North Korea fires ballistic missile after US push for new sanctions

North Korea fires ballistic missile after US push for new sanctions

It's been reported North Korea threatened to sink the USS Carl Vinson, an aircraft carrier with many sailors from the Lemoore naval air station. It was the first time that metro services were stopped in response to a missile test from North Korea, Takizawa said.