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Mike Pence: Working With Allies to Put Pressure on North Korea

Pence told reporters that Trump was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to pressure the North to abandon its weapons program, a day after the North's failed missile test launch. "If the U.S.is planning a military attack against us, we will react with a nuclear preemptive strike by our own style and method". But, mindful that this would likely trigger massive retaliation and casualties in South Korea and Japan, US officials say the Trump administration's main focus is on ...


Philippines checks report of 'harassment' near China-controlled reef

Philippines checks report of 'harassment' near China-controlled reef

China claims sovereignty over nearly the entire South China Sea, through which about $5 trillion worth of goods pass annually. The former president clarified that the JMSU did not compromise any country's claims over the South China Sea, as the deal involved only research.


Rex Tillerson: U.S. Is Conducting 'Comprehensive Review' Of Iran Nuclear Deal

Rex Tillerson: U.S. Is Conducting 'Comprehensive Review' Of Iran Nuclear Deal

In a letter to U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan on Tuesday, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Iran remained compliant with the 2015 deal, but there were concerns about its role as a state sponsor of terrorism. But after he took office, the USA president has not yet explicitly said he would pull out from the historic agreement. "It is their habit to unsettle people and nations", Tillerson said.



Dispute over release of Hernandez's brain

Early Jr., Col. Richard McKeon, superintendent of the Massachusetts State Police, and Secretary of Public Safety Daniel Bennett". Guards found Hernandez shortly after 3 a.m. But Thursday afternoon, standing outside a medical examiner's office before a crowd of television cameras and reporters, he said he wanted to discuss something else: the future of his client's brain.



North Korea says don't mess with us as US plans next move

The language on North Korea's nuclear program was more straightforward. That plan was seen as a worst-case scenario. However, the range of China's action remains limited by its priorities on North Korea: "No war, no instability, no nukes", in declining order of importance, said Haenle.