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[Editorial] A North Korean nuclear test would only further raise tensions

[Editorial] A North Korean nuclear test would only further raise tensions

The Associated Press on Friday cited an unidentified US official as saying the North Korea strategy was finalized after a two-month review. People carry flags in front of statues of North Korea founder Kim II Sung (L) and late leader Kim Jong II during a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary Kim II Sung, in Pyongyang April 15, 2017.



Tillerson attacks Iran nuclear deal and vows a "comprehensive review"

The next test of President Trump's attitude toward the nuclear deal will come next month when he must decide whether to extend sanctions waivers for Iran first signed by President Barack Obama. "A comprehensive Iran policy requires we address all of the threats posed by Iran, and it is clear there are many", he said. Rex Tillerson. Source: Wikipedia Commons.


Wrongly Convicted Cleveland Man is Free after 23 Years in Prison

Wrongly Convicted Cleveland Man is Free after 23 Years in Prison

Prosecutors say advances in DNA testing and understanding forensic evidence have called into question the theory of the crime that prosecutors presented at King's trial in 1995. His girlfriend, Crystal Hudson, was strangled and found in her closet in 1994. His office filed a motion to vacate King's conviction Tuesday, which was granted Wednesday morning, the bailiff for Judge Brian Corrigan, who oversaw the motion, told VICE News.


Le Pen Rise Before French Election Fueled by Industrial Decline

Le Pen Rise Before French Election Fueled by Industrial Decline

The euro extended its gains against the dollar, rising as much as 0.62% to 1.0776 on Thursday morning, the highest level since 29 March when it reached 1.084, on concerns about U.S. Candidates on the right have been especially vocal, seeking to appeal to voters traumatized by Islamic State group-inspired attacks that have killed at least 235 people in France since January 2015, by far the largest casualty rate of any Western country.


Trump Congratulates President Erdogan on Turkish Referendum Victory

Trump Congratulates President Erdogan on Turkish Referendum Victory

The European Commission called on Turkey on Tuesday to investigate "alleged irregularities" in Sunday's referendum boosting the powers of President Tayyip Erdogan, New Europe writes. Erdogan reaffirmed he would now hold talks on reinstating capital punishment - a move that would automatically end Turkey's European Union bid - and would call another referendum if the bill did not get enough votes in parliament to become law.


Crosby, Penguins close to saying goodbye, Columbus

Crosby, Penguins close to saying goodbye, Columbus

Despite the side from Columbus taking an early 3-1 lead, the Pens stormed back to put themselves into a 3-0 lead in their first-round NHL Eastern Conference playoff series. Atkinson scored his first goal 11 seconds into the game when he took a rebound off a shot from the left circle from Brandon Dubinsky and deposited the puck in the net.