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Xi calls Trump, urges restraint on N.Korea

Xi calls Trump, urges restraint on N.Korea

North Korea conducted two nuclear tests a year ago alone, which would have improved its knowledge on making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Tensions have soared in recent months as it carried out a string of missile tests that sparked tit-for-tat sabre-rattling between it and Washington. The newspaper also mentioned that Washington has yet to name its new ambassador to Seoul three months after the departure of Mark Lippert and questioned whether Trump has ...



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It also issued a stern warning earlier this month that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment". It was not known how he was marking Tuesday's anniversary. In the call with Xi, "the two leaders reaffirmed the urgency of the threat posed by North Korea's missile and nuclear programs, and committed to strengthen coordination in achieving the denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula", it added.



Eight people held in Spain in connection with Brussels attacks

The officer spoke on condition of anonymity in keeping with police regulations. Spanish police arrested eight people and raided 12 properties in Barcelona , in an operation against suspected militants carried out in conjunction with Belgian police, police said on Tuesday.



Shutdown showdown centers on border wall

He repeated an assertion made last week that bipartisan negotiations in Congress were going well until the White House began demanding money for the wall as a condition for accepting a funding bill. -Mexico border. When funds abruptly halt, hundreds of thousands of the country's several million federal employees are temporarily laid off, while those in jobs deemed essential such as law enforcement are expected to keep working in the hope that they will receive back-pay.


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The premier's early campaign visits reflect that effort. "It doesn't matter what I say, the people on the doorsteps now were members of Labour a year ago". It insists there can be no "rolling back" of workplace protections, environmental standards and consumer rights acquired through European Union membership and the Bill will not include any measures to limit the lifespan of laws or directives, such as sunset clauses.