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Defense head: North Korea trying to 'provoke something'

Defense head: North Korea trying to 'provoke something'

Mattis said the Sunday test, which USA defense officials said failed and blew up nearly immediately, was not an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), a weapon that could have the capability of reaching the continental U.S. According to Tillerson - and to President Donald Trump - relations between the two countries deteriorated to a new low following USA retaliatory missile strikes on a Syrian air base in response to the Assad regime's chemical attacks on civilians.



VP Pence & Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

North Korea will continue to test missiles, a senior official has told the BBC in Pyongyang, despite worldwide condemnation and growing military tensions with the US. In the aftermath of Vice President Mike Pence's visit to the Korean demilitarized zone, North Korea's deputy representative at the United Nations gave a stern warning to the world body.



US won't draw red line on Korean Peninsula nuclear issue: White House

The Trump administration announced on Friday that it would reverse that Obama-era policy on releasing White House visitor logs because of "grave national security and privacy concerns". "I think that we recognize that there's a privacy aspect to allowing citizens to come express their views". If you want to get rich, don't get into politics.


Lib Dems Claim Huge Membership Surge After Theresa May's Election Announcement

Lib Dems Claim Huge Membership Surge After Theresa May's Election Announcement

One senior party source said: "We are the only party that opposes a hard Brexit and believes that the British people should have their say in a second European Union referendum". Party leader Tim Farron told voters "this is your chance to change the direction of your country" after the Prime Minister called an early vote on June 8.


Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns

Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley resigns

Before making his resignation speech in the Capitol, Bentley pleaded guilty to two misdemeanor violations of the campaign finance law under a deal with the attorney general's office. Mrs Bentley filed for divorce in August 2015, saying the 50-year marriage had suffered an irreparable breakdown. Amid the fallout, she eventually dropped out of the governor's race and successfully ran for the lieutenant governor seat.


SC to announce Panama leaks case verdict on April 20

SC to announce Panama leaks case verdict on April 20

The court made the suggestion while dealing with an appeal filed by an advocate, M.L. Sharma, seeking a probe into the Panama leaks relating to Indian nationals. He said each of the transactions spanned different jurisdictions and may involve multiple entities and individuals for which the probe by MAG was needed.