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Another US citizen detained in North Korea

But Beijing did caution that the US should take into consideration heavy casualties that could arise should Pyongyang counter such an attack by firing artillery shells into Seoul and its surrounding area, where almost 20 million people reside.


Note Praising Islamic State Found Near Body of Paris Gunman

Note Praising Islamic State Found Near Body of Paris Gunman

Bloodshed had always been feared ahead of Sunday's first round of voting after a string of jihadist atrocities since 2015, and shooting on the world-renowned boulevard forced security to the top of the agenda in the campaign. Cheurfi served 10 years in prison after firing on two plainclothes officers in 2001 as they tried to apprehend him in a stolen auto. Three people from his entourage were being questioned by police.



Children crammed into 'super-sized' school classes like sardines, says Corbyn

Theresa May seized on her remarks about a possible alliance, declaring at PMQs that Corbyn, Sturgeon and Lib Dem leader Tim Farron wanted to "unite together to divided our country and we will not let them do it". The Prime Minister added: "Only we can give that plan for a stronger Britain for a more secure future, but only you can give us the mandate". A senior Labour source told Business Insider this morning that Jeremy Corbyn would respond to the letter "in due course".


Theresa May urges British voters to reject 'coalition of chaos'

Theresa May urges British voters to reject 'coalition of chaos'

It is pretty obvious that the decision to call a snap general election stems from her anxiety to secure a convincing parliamentary majority before the full consequences of Brexit become clear to voters. The returning officer overseeing the Manchester Gorton by-election has said she has no power to cancel the ballot with voters in the constituency due to elect a new MP on May 4.


USA intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military, chemical experts

USA intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military, chemical experts

Russian Federation vetoed a United Nations draft resolution demanding the Syrian government cooperate with an investigation into a suspected chemical attack that the West blames on President Bashar al-Assad's forces. They include - as Tillerson mentioned in Moscow - a USA belief that Russian hackers and propagandists interfered in the USA presidential election. Trump's optimistic prognosis followed his declaration Wednesday that U.S.


North Korean media issue threat to 'wipe out' US

North Korean media issue threat to 'wipe out' US

In the meantime, South Korea's defense authorities said Monday that the Vinson is scheduled to hold a joint training exercise with South Korean ships near the peninsula. Trump also spoke with the leader of Japan, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe. China is North Korea's sole major ally but has been angered by its nuclear and missile programmes and is frustrated by Pyongyang's belligerence.