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Trump urges United Nations to 'solve the problem' of North Korea's weapons program

There was speculation that the North might carry out another nuclear or missile test. "As (North Korea has) one of the largest stockpiles of chemical weapons, again artillery can be used for that". He did not identify the countries. Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham voiced confidence that Trump won't allow North Korea to reach that point. The state-owned carrier said April 14 that it was suspending flights to North Korea's capital Pyongyang because of poor sales.


3 children among 5 killed in extra-alarm house fire

3 children among 5 killed in extra-alarm house fire

A house fire killed five people, including three children in Queens, New York on Sunday, April23, 2017. "It's a bad, tragic loss", Fire Commissioner Daniel A. "This is a very, very sad day for people here in Queens Village ", de Blasio said, according to CBS New York . Nigro said the victims ranged in age from two to 21, plus an older adult.



NKorea marks military anniversary with firing drill

The USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier and ships in the strike group accompanying it are continuing to move toward the South Korea region, after completing a short naval exercise with Japanese ships in the Philippine Sea. To avoid that, the Trump administration is ramping up diplomatic efforts to put pressure on North Korea . But he said the Trump administration's tough talk of defusing North Korea's nuclear and ballistic missile programs is justified.



Protests, power struggle mar German populist party's congress

Two police officers were reported injured during tumults between AfD protesters and the party's supporters. Two police officers were injured and a vehicle was set ablaze when violent protests broke out in Cologne , where the anti-immigration Alternative for Germany party (AfD) is holding a convention.



Donald Trump to set executive orders on environment, energy this week

Lawmakers are expected to ignore this request , especially since appropriators are now seven months into the new fiscal year and have been working on their 2017 spending bills for almost a year. According to Labor Department data, the United States economy added 533,000 jobs during the first three months of the year, but should Trump should get credit for any jobs added in January.



Mnuchin, Cohn expected to roll out Trump tax plan

Now, though, lawmakers are reportedly looking at removing the upfront tax deduction for traditional 401 (k) contributions, and some proposals have even suggested taking away part of the tax deferral that 401 (k) plans provide. With his 100th day as president approaching on Saturday, he has yet to offer formal legislation to Congress or win passage of a major bill he favors.