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US Automaker Says Venezuelan Government 'Illegally' Seized Its Factory

Last July, the government said it would take over a factory belonging to Kimberly-Clark Corp. after the American personal care giant said it was halting manufacturing because materials weren't available in Venezuela. The EU's executive commission said Thursday that it was "saddened" by the deaths of two young people during Wednesday's protests. Eight people have died so far in demonstrations over the past several weeks.


First Lady nudges Trump to raise hand for national anthem

First Lady nudges Trump to raise hand for national anthem

The White House's Easter Egg Roll, a big event in Washington DC every year, is an opportunity for the president to meet and greet the public. US First Lady Melania Trump saved her husband from a potentially embarrassing breach of protocol over Easter weekend - when the US President forgot to put his hand on his heart for the national anthem.


Russian Military Says Increased Activity Due To Drills, Not Korea Tensions

Russian Military Says Increased Activity Due To Drills, Not Korea Tensions

For its part, China says the system's powerful radar is a threat to its security. The disagreement with Russian Federation over the stronger language came ahead of a Security Council ministerial meeting next week on North Korea that will be chaired by US Secretary of States Rex Tillerson.


North Korea warns U.S. against provocative action

North Korea warns U.S. against provocative action

China fears an unstable nuclear-armed North Korea more than they fear a nuclear-armed North Korea. A U.S. State Department official said later Friday the U.S. North Korea's official name is the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. The missile was launched early Sunday from the Sinpo area on the North's east coast, where the country has a submarine base.