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U.S. vice-president Pence says seeks fairer trade with Indonesia

U.S. vice-president Pence says seeks fairer trade with Indonesia

This photo taken on April 17, 2017, shows South Korean Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn (R) and U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) reading a joint statement after their talks. firms in the region", she added. Speaking to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and unsafe threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific region.


Sarah Palin, Kid Rock & Ted Nugent Tour the White House

Sarah Palin, Kid Rock & Ted Nugent Tour the White House

Nugent, in a lengthy post on his Facebook wall, added that he and his wife, Shemane Deziel, dined with Trump after the visit. In another, Palin is seen chatting with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner in the Oval Office as the President speaks on the phone nearby.


Encouraging to see Chinese effort to control North Korea

Encouraging to see Chinese effort to control North Korea

The North has said such launches are an act of deterrence against a potential invasion by the US or South Korea. North Korea will definitely be in the U.N. North Korean Dictator Kim Jong un is seen waving to the crowd during the festivities. Developing a hydrogen bomb is also a declared priority of North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK.


Next S. Korea leader to rein in Trump over North

Next S. Korea leader to rein in Trump over North

Last year, it test-fired more that two dozen missiles. It's not your regular adversary, a couple of worrying characteristics makes it too hard to ignore - a flourishing nuclear weapons programme and an unpredictable young leader. Steven Weber, an expert on North Korea and political science professor at the University of California-Berkeley, said Trump's unpredictability likely stems from the fact that his administration does not yet have a clear strategic vision for North Korea.



Reviewing H-1B programme too little too late say lawmakers

Colleges fear that, as with his previous orders banning travel from some majority-Muslim nations, the president's latest move could deter foreign students from seeking to enroll on American campuses. Trump took aim at the lottery by which H-1B visas, a key route to post-study work for foreign graduates, are allocated. Universities also use H-1B visas to hire workers, but they aren't subject to the same cap and it's easier for them to get visas each year.



Police, protesters clash ahead of Le Pen rally

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron says the French state and the Muslim community are fighting on a "common front" against Islamic extremism. Fillon had improved to 19.5 percent while Melenchon had reached 19 percent, narrowing the gap with the frontrunners. A survey published Wednesday showed that Macron was leading on 23 percent to Le Pen's 22.5 percent.