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North Korean leader attends new rocket engine test

North Korea has dominated Tillerson's agenda, with Washington seeking new ways to contain Pyongyang's nuclear ambitions where previous efforts, including talks and sanctions, have failed. "All options are on the table". The move could raise fresh tensions in the divided Korean peninsula. On Saturday, the USA and China pledged to work together to address the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear programme.

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Sunshine Fire west of Boulder at 62 acres, 20% containment

The fire is estimated to be 30 to 50 acres in size, with zero percent containment. Boulder Office of Emergency Management spokeswoman Gabi Boerkircher says firefighters are facing a hot, dry day with potential winds up to 20 miles per hour.

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Mark Hamill Reveals First Ever Photo Of Luke Skywalker

Before all that, however, it was just this odd little movie shooting scenes with weird dialogue in the middle of the African desert. The Star Warsactor hit Twitter with an image from the first day on the set of 1977's Star Wars: A New Hope, which he thinks might be his very first photo taken as Luke Skywalker .

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Michigan State vs. Kansas scouting report: Who has the edge?

Women's basketball: Badgers fall in second round of Big Ten tourney to end seasonThe University of Wisconsin women's basketball team delivered an enthralling first-half performance before hitting a wall in the second. Davon Reed had a decent game with 12 points and three rebounds. For Michigan there was no victory celebration - only relief after winning the highest-scoring game in this year's tourney.

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Reaction to the death of rock 'n' roll legend Chuck Berry

Growing up in Winnipeg, my teenage years were an wonderful mix and stew of many kinds of music. His lyrics shone above others & threw a odd light on the American dream. At the suggestion of blues legend Muddy Waters, Berry auditioned for Chess Records, the white-owned Chicago label that put out scores of blues hits.

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Sweet! Dairy Queen offering free cone on first day of spring

Dairy Queens will also be collecting donations for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on Monday. The company raised more than $200,000 across the country for the charity during last year's Free Cone Day, according to the Today show .

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'Beauty and the Beast' roars to historic $170-million debut

SEE ALSO: 'Beauty and the Beast' review: So, what do those extra 45 minutes get you? The domestic total exceeded what people in the industry had expected, and it broke the record for the biggest box office opening in March. With the massive recent success of "La La Land" (more than $417 million in worldwide sales), it has proven that escapist song-and-dance fantasy still sells, even in countries that haven't traditionally responded to the format.

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Josh Duggar Is 'Working On His Marriage'

The couple announced the news on their family website. On the family's website, Josh and Anna wrote, "For almost the last two years, we have quietly worked to save our marriage, focus on our children, and rebuild our lives together as a family".

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Shockers prepare for Round-of-32 showdown against Kentucky

Opponents attempt almost 30 percent of their shots at the rim but make just 49 percent of those shots, which also ranks in the top 10 of Hoop-Math.com's defensive rankings. The Shockers beat Dayton 64-58 in the earlier game. "My second-favorite team is whoever's playing Duke". Wichita State will need that balance against a Kentucky roster stocked with future National Basketball Association players.

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Final phase of polling in Uttar Pradesh and Manipur underway

Ghazipur, Jaunpur and Bhadoi are the other districts where polling is going on in this phase. The BJP contested 32 seats and its allies - the Apna Dal and the Suheldev Bharatiya Samaj Party - fought in four seats each. While BSP supremo Mayawati will also be hoping to make inroads in the last phase of polls. Polling in all the 403 Assembly seats in UP except in Alapur Assembly seat in Ambedkar Nagar district, has been completed.

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Washington to hire Syracuse assistant Mike Hopkins as new head coach

The pressure will be on for Hopkins, but the Huskies fans are excited to have a new head coach. He posted a 4-and-5 record as interim head coach, while head coach Jim Boeheim was suspended during the 2015-16 season. "I can't express enough thanks to Coach Boeheim for so many years of mentorship and guidance", Hopkins said in a statement. He played for the Orange from 1989-1993 and has been coaching there since 1996.

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Ilayaraaja sends legal notice to balasubrahmanyam

Singers SPB, Chithra, SPB Charan and others are now taking part in a music concert in various locations in the USA. And if they did so, they would be breaking the copyright law and would have to pay huge financial penalty and face legal action.

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Girl, 11, set to become Britain's youngest mother

Tressa Middleton, from West Lothian in Scotland, was 12 when she gave birth to a daughter after being raped by her brother. Miss Middleton remained Britain's youngest mother until 2014, when a girl from North London gave birth five months earlier than she had been.

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Maneka Gandhi Assures All Available Help to Singer Nahid Afrin

On hearing of the 'fatwa , ' Nahid, who lives in Biswanath Chariali, initially broke down and said "I am speechless". A group of Islamic clerics had allegedly issued a fatwa against the singer recently to stop her from performing in any public entertainment event.

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Man booked for stealing Dhoni's phones

Dhoni was in Delhi to play in the quarter-final clash at Palam stadium near Dwarka and that is the reason why he was staying in a neighbourhood hotel near Dwarka. The Delhi fire service rushed to the spot and got things back under control after struggling for an hour and 20 minutes. Incidentally, the team's kit was charred in the incident.

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Beauty and the Beast remake brings viewers back in time

She opens the film in song, as an over-the-top opera singer visiting the prince's castle. I mean, how can I not when it seemed like she was singing just for me with that attractive face of hers? She also can tell us all about the similarities between Belle and her beloved Hermione, the state of feminism today, and what advice she would give her own daughter (ya know, if she had one).

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Missouri House advances charter school proposal

Passage of a charter schools bill has been a priority in the Senate for the past several sessions, and we were pleased to finally see its passage with help from our colleagues in the new House Majority. For one, the D.C. Public Charter School Board has added schools with existing track records of success and jettisoned those that are low performing, Pickens said.

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Disney's Live-Action 'Mulan' Movie Might Not Feature Songs

Disney has recently given a lot of ammunition to people who say that Hollywood is all out of new ideas, with its current agenda being to simply remake its classic '90s animated films in live action format. But she added: 'From what I understand, no songs right now, much to the horror of my children'. Don't get me wrong, she's an fantastic director, and I'm thrilled Disney is hiring more women like her to head their films.

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Sukma Ambush! Akshay Kumar Donates 9 Lakhs Each To 12 CRPF Families

Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar is known for his generosity and kindness and is actually one of the few who doesn't do it for fame. Akshay then donated Rs 9 lakh each to families of the martyred jawans . As per reports, Akshay has chose to donate Rs 9 lakh to the family of deceased. The attack took place on March 11, 2017 in Chhattisgarh's worst maoist-hit district of Sukma when the personnel were on patrol duty in the area.

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AP Analysis: In Asia, Tillerson ponders US-N. Korea reboot

Tillerson will visit Japan and South Korea before heading to Beijing, where he is expected to firm up a US visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping next month to meet Trump as the leaders of the word's two largest economies. "The more urgent critical thing is how we can prevent (North Korean) nuclear testing, the sixth test". In a busy election office in downtown Seoul, alongside rooms crammed with staff and computers, Democratic lawmaker Song Young-gil rejected accusations that his party is ...

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Ben Affleck Reveals He Recently Completed Rehab for Alcohol Addiction

What's more, People has reported that the divorce has been "called off". According to a source, Affleck's alcohol addiction treatment didn't affect his involvement in The Batman, and he's still working on the script for the planned sequel with D.C.'s chief creative officer Geoff Johns .

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Beauty & the Beast: Welcome spirit of confusion!

However, the moment of anti-climax when the Beast transforms back into his handsome appearance as the prince, somehow, became boring and insubstantial when compared to the Beast . Later, when the scenery moves to the snow-bound castle, we get to meet the candelabra (Ewan McGregor), the clock (Ian McKellen), the teapot (Emma Thompson), the cup, the wardrobe (Audra McDonald), and a new addition, the harpsichord (Stanley Tucci).

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WWE star Paige responds to 'nude' photo hack amid Fappening 2.0 scandal

The WWE wrestler became a hot topic on 17 March, when her nude pictures and videos surfaced online following the latest trend of celebrity nude leaks. With WWE being a family friendly institution, it yet to be seen how the leak will affect her career. Paige has been out of action for months after a nasty neck injury in October.

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Watch the video of Pawan Kalyan's film function online

Apart from releasing a full album and much-awaited trailer, the producer planned a historical event for his hero Pawan Kalyan. The trailer of Katamarayudu is well cut. The teaser of the movie Katamarayudu was released before and it has created records on Youtube. The cast members of the movie like Ali, Ajay, Siva Balaji, etc performed comedy skits and dance skits.

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Trump learning that in White House, words matter

The electronic eavesdropping agency does not normally comment on intelligence matters, though it has stepped up its public relations in recent months, including for recruitment drives and warnings on cyber-security. "Sean was pointing to the breadth of reporting, not endorsing any specific story", the official said . Lawmakers had sent letters to the Justice Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation demanding answers to a range of sensitive questions, including whether there was ...

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Trump repeats charge that Obama ordered wiretaps against him

She developed a solid working relationship with George W. Bush despite some sharp differences, notably on US Iraq policy. Together, Germany and China are a trading force to be reckoned with. Rather, the nation owes it to the alliance to spend more on its own national defense. Trump is traveling to MI and Tennessee and returning to Washington later this evening.

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Rock and Roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies at 90

Charles Edward Anderson Berry was born on October 18, 1926, in St. Louis, Missouri. Berry's hits included "Johnny B. Goode", "Sweet Little Sixteen", "Rock and Roll Music" and "Roll Over Beethoven". Featured performers on the record - simply named Chuck - include his live backing band and his children Charles Berry Jr . and Ingrid Berry. Singer Chuck Berry performs during the 2009 Monte Carlo Rock' N Rose Ball held at The Sporting Monte Carlo on March 28, 2009.

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'Serial' podcast crew teases new seven-episode mystery

He asked Reed to help investigate the son of a wealthy family who, according to John, had been bragging that he got away with murder. He goes on to discover "a nasty feud, a hunt for hidden treasure and wades into the mysteries of John's town and one man's life".

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Live version of 'Beauty and the Beast' doesn't disappoint

And it is fun watching the iconic scenes brought to life , like the waltz - a truly magical moment in the movie - or when the Beast pegs Belle in the face with a giant snowball. But Bill Condon has taken the weight of the animated film in his stride and come out with a worthy live action musical. On being able to take on one of his favourite-ever characters, he said: "It was my responsibility to my childhood self, who loved this book, this fairytale, and I've read it to my children so ...

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What we know about Paris Orly attacker

French president Francois Hollande said investigators would determine whether Belgacem "had a terrorist plot behind him". The man's father and brother were taken into police custody, a judicial source said. A police spokesman said they were being closely guarded. Rugby fans in Paris for the Wales v France Six Nations match should "be aware" of the situation at Orly airport, South Wales Police has said.

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Home Minister Rajnath leading the race for the next UP Chief Minister

After Trivendra Rawat - a member of the Rajput community - was appointed as the Uttarakhand chief minister, it was believed that a non-Rajput would head the Uttar Pradesh government. They organised havans, offered special prayers that he be made state chief minister even when he himself never showed his eagerness to hold the coveted post.

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Advocates Raise The Alarm Over Ripple Effects Of Eliminating NEH, NEA

Among the programs to go are the U.S. Interagency Council on Homelessness, the Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program, NASA's Office of Education (which supports STEM education programs), and the Legal Services Corporation, which provides legal assistance to low-income Americans.

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Beauty and the Beast's Wedding Invitation Would Definitely Look Like This

Meanwhile, Belle has been at the castle for about a day. The Beauty and the Beast star-who happens to be a huge animal lover-recently sat down for an interview with Buzzfeed where she answered questions from fans and cuddled up with a bunch of adorable cats in the process.

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Kendall Jenner sacks security after house robbery

When cops arrived, Jenner told them she had been having a party with a group of friends and at one point an alarm had gone off but she had thought nothing of it. After handcuffing the porter, they made their way up to Kardashian's flat, where she was sleeping. Kendall Jenner stated that more than £9million worth of jewelry is believed to have been nabbed during the attack - including a £5million jewelry box and one ring worth £3.5million.The £3.5million ring was the 20 carat engagement ring ...

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United States promises new North Korea plan after two decades of 'failure'

But Tillerson will also have to broach the topic of North Korea's progress towards building an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) that would be able to threaten United States mainland cities or bases in the Pacific. Tillerson made the comments during a news conference in Seoul after visiting the tense buffer zone between rivals North and South Korea, the world's most heavily armed border.


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