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United States urges Southeast Asian countries to intensify pressure on DPRK

Last month, North Korea's foreign minister drafted a letter to the ASEAN warning of a "nuclear holocaust" if it refuses to join forces in opposition to the United States . "Our immediate concern is that the tension in the peninsula does not increase, because the more it increases the more danger of some kind of miscalculation".


Chris Froome knocked off bike by hit-and-run driver during training

Chris Froome knocked off bike by hit-and-run driver during training

A picture Froome posted was geotagged from Beausoleil in France , which is near his Monaco home, reports Xinhua news agency. 'Just got rammed on objective by an impatient driver who followed me onto the pavement!' he wrote. "In the back of my mind, I always assumed professional riders don't have to put up with the same crap on the road as the rest of us - but seeing a TdF champion get rammed off his bike, in France , puts rest to that".


Islamic State says it beheaded Russian officer in Syria

Islamic State says it beheaded Russian officer in Syria

Russian Federation has been a key ally of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the country's civil war. The Russian military has conceded that it has lost an estimated 30 of its troops to its enemy since the start of the Kremlin's operation there in September 2015.


Australian senator breastfeeds baby on Parliament floor

Australian senator breastfeeds baby on Parliament floor

The tweet had received over 2,000 likes as of Tuesday afternoon. However, a chain of women lawmakers globally have set off a trend to make it acceptable to breastfeed while working in government. Waters wrote on Twitter . "And congratulations to all the mothers who have had to deal with this utterly ludicrous issue". It's the first time a mom's ever been able to do so in the building, thanks in part to Waters's own campaigning for parents' rights to care for their infants in Parliament.


Pres. Trump announces trade deal with China

Pres. Trump announces trade deal with China

Ross said the agreement would help to reduce the growing US trade deficit with China - the country's largest, totaling $347 billion in 2016 - and help lead to additional negotiations over the next year that could address other parts of the relationship.



Trump Planned To Fire Comey Regardless Of Recommendation

The Democrats like him, the Republicans like him. "No, I'm not quitting", the DAG said. The Senate Intelligence Committee's top Democrat, Mark Warner of Virginia, noted that Comey had been expected to testify at Thursday's hearing. "My decision. I was going to fire regardless of recommendation", Mr Trump said. U.S. Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz, ), chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called for creating a special congressional panel, such as the select committee that investigated ...