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Defiant North Korea test-fires ballistic missile

According to South Korean and Japanese media, the missile was sacked from Kusong region located northwest of Pyongyang it flew for 30 minutes and traveled 700 kilometers before dropping down into the sea between the North Korea's east coast and Japan.



Acting FBI Chief: Comey Firing Has No Impact on Russia Probe

In a memo to Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Mr Rosenstein said he could not defend Mr Comey's "refusal to accept the almost universal judgment that he was mistaken" in the way he handled an investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server while she was Secretary of State.



N. Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

The Pentagon confirmed that North Korea launched some type of ballistic missile at around 10:30 a.m. Hawaii time. The missile was launched near north-western Kusong, flying hundreds of miles then landing in the Sea of Japan. This is the first provocative move from North Korea since South Korea appointed Moon Jae-in as the country's new President on Wednesday. Moon asked for a review of a missile system that is being developed to protect South Korea.



China calls for 'restraint' after N.Korea missile test

In a show of strength, the reclusive state launched a projectile which flew for 30 minutes and eventually landed in the Sea of Japan. This undated photo released by North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) on 13 May 2017 shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un (L) at an exhibition of utensils and tools, finishing building materials and sci-tech achievements organised by the Ministry of the People's Armed Forces.



'Fast decision' expected on Comey's Federal Bureau of Investigation replacement

Comey has recounted to others, he told Mr. Trump that he would always be honest with him, but that he was not "reliable" in the conventional political sense", the Times reported. Trump says no; later in the interview he claimed that he wanted the investigation "to be absolutely done properly" and "speeded up". "It's an excuse by the Democrats for having lost an election that they should've won".



China pledges $124 bln for new Silk Road, says open to everyone

President Xi Jinping called Sunday for closer cooperation across Asia and Europe in areas from anti-terrorism to finance, as leaders from 29 countries gathered to promote a Chinese trade initiative that could increase Beijing's global influence.