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North Korean missile 'no danger' to Russia: Defence ministry

The North itself would be willing to hold talks with the USA if the conditions are right, according to Choe Son-Hui, a senior official at the North's foreign ministry, on Saturday. North Korea is widely believed to be developing an intercontinental missile tipped with a nuclear weapon that is capable of reaching the United States.



Trump Pledges To Move Swiftly To Nominate New FBI Chief

In a sudden move late Tuesday night, Trump fired Comey, who had six more years left in his term. On Twitter, Trump appeared to suggest that if Comey gave his version of contacts between them, the administration might produce tapes of conversations, although it was not clear if such tapes exist.


Evacuations of rebels from last Damascus stronghold begins

Evacuations of rebels from last Damascus stronghold begins

In Syria, the government forces are on the verge of seizing the rebel-held district of Qaboun, following two months of relentless aerial strikes and artillery shelling. The United Nations has criticised the Syrian government's use of siege tactics and forced displacement during evacuations. They say it would eventually pave the way for Shias who back Assad's rule to take over their homes.


Trump urges Senate GOP not to let Americans down

Trump urges Senate GOP not to let Americans down

Cassidy said on Fox News Channel's "Sunday Morning Futures" that he hopes a bill could be sent to Trump by the fall. "We're going to get this finished and then we're going as you know, put our tax plan in", Trump said. Branchburg - The White House is disputing the argument by congressional Democrats that House Republicans could face election losses in 2018 due to the health care bill they pushed through last week.


North Korea claims U.S. tried to assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea claims U.S. tried to assassinate Kim Jong

Such an absurd accusation is equivalent to an earlier accusation that the USA dispatched stick bugs into North Korea to destroy the nation's corn crop. North Korea has also repeatedly accused the USA of plotting preemptive nuclear strikes on Pyongyang, practicing dropping nuclear bombs on North Korea with planes which aren't even capable of carrying nuclear devices, and planning a massive invasion of the North.



NK claims successful launch of new ballistic missile

North Korean attempted but failed to test-launch ballistic missiles four times in the past two months. David Wright, co-director of the Global Security Program at the Union of Concerned Scientists, said the missile could have a range of 4,500 kilometers (about 2,800 miles) if flown on a standard, instead of a lofted, trajectory - considerably longer than Pyongyang's current missiles.