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North Korea tests ballistic missile

South Korea's Acting President Hwang Kyo-ahn said Seoul will work with the worldwide community "to punish [the North] accordingly". The North's act comes as Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is visiting the United States to meet with Trump.

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Spot fixing rocks Pakistan Super League, Mohammad Irfan questioned

In the year 2012, a national level bowler Danish Kaneria was found guilty of spot-fixing and was banned for the lifetime, by the England and Wales Cricket Board. A league like the PSL, hosted in the UAE which has long been regarded as a major hub of illegal betting, will always be susceptible to becoming a victim of one global syndicate or the other.

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Korea fires ballistic missile in challenge to Trump: Seoul

A Musudan missile has a potential range of between 2,500 and 4,000 kilometers, which would cover not only any target in Japan and South Korea, but could also reach USA military bases on the Pacific island of Guam. According to latest estimates it flew about 350-500 kilometers before landing in the Sea of Japan, outside the exclusive economic zone of Japan. In January leader Kim Jong-Un boasted that Pyongyang was in the "final stages" of developing an intercontinental ballistic missile ...

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U.S. 'delays' visa to Senate's deputy chief

The party was once close to the militant Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan before parting ways. General Salahuddin Tirmizi (retd), was to attend Inter Parliamentary (IPU) Hearings at UN Headquarters in NY on February 13. Fleur Cowan, the spokesperson for the US Embassy in Islamabad, told Al Jazeera that the embassy was not in a position to offer comment on individual visa applications due to privacy laws.

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Iranians Protest Trump With 'Death to America' Chants

In 1979, Iran underwent an unusual revolution, which resulted in the rise of anti-American Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini . "They should know that the language of threats has never worked with Iran", President Rouhani told a crowd in Azadi Square.

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Zverev denies Gasquet Montpellier hat-trick

Petersburg Open in Russian Federation. Gasquet has won the ATP 250 tournament in three of the last four years and moved a step closer to yet another success in Montpellier by seeing off another Frenchman in the form of De Schepper 6-2 5-7 6-4.

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National Lok Adalat held at Seraikela Court

In Srinagar, High Court Legal Services Committee Srinagar today organized a National Lok Adalat which was inaugurated by Special Judge Anti-Corruption (CBI) Srinagar Justice Y.P. Similar Lok Adalats were held at subordinate courts of Dooru, Vailoo, Shangus, Ashmuqam and Bijbehara of the district. On Saturday, the Adalat which was held on the premises of Visakhapatnam District Court was the first one in 2017, where the identified cases for the adalat from the entire district were addressed in ...

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Islamic State fighter is first Australian stripped of citizenship

The law allows authorities to strip the legal status of dual-citizens if they are affiliated with a terrorist organization or a banned group. Now Mr Sharrouf has fallen foul of Australia's strict anti-terrorism laws that were passed in 2015.

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Friday weather: Mostly cloudy, highs around 50

It will be windy, with a southwest wind of 13 to 20 miles per hour, gusting as high as 30 miles per hour. High tides: 8:03 a.m. and 8:19 p.m. Tuesday - A chance of snow showers. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 64. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 49. Tonight , it will be partly cloudy with a south wind around 10 miles per hour.

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Trump might be more "convenient" but could still set limits - Netanyahu

While Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, tried to curb West Bank settlements, Trump has sent mixed signals on Israeli building in the area where Palestinians hope to establish a state. The White House did not comment on the new law. But in his many years in power, appeasing and challenging Republicans and Democrats alike, Netanyahu has never dealt with a president like Trump.

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Why President Trump's tough talk on China hasn't changed a thing

Trump angered Beijing in December by talking to the president of self-ruled Taiwan and saying the USA did not necessarily have to stick to the policy, questioning a position held for almost four decades. He said that the policy is the political basis of China-US relations. "I believe that it will all work out very well for everybody, China and Japan, the United States and everybody in the region".

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North Korea test fires ballistic missile challenging US President Donald Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe has also denounced the launch saying it is "absolutely intolerable". Despite increasing sanctions and repeated United Nations security council resolutions, the Kim regime remains doggedly committed to its weapons programme, which appears to be advancing.

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North Korea fires ballistic missile, drawing tough response from Trump

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, whose country would be in range of any hostile North Korean launch, called the test "absolutely intolerable" during an impromptu press conference with Trump in Florida. Trump has blasted Japanese auto trade practices as unfair, and claimed, incorrectly, that Japan imposes tariffs that make it "impossible to sell American cars in Japan".

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West African force in Gambia to be reduced to 500 from 7000

Following a meeting with Barrow in the capital Banjul, the European Union commissioner for global cooperation and development, Neven Mimica, said the aid package would to be used to increase food security, rebuild roads and boost jobs. Mimica, the European Union official, also announced an $80 million package of support for Gambia as the global community warms to Barrow's vows to reverse many of Jammeh's policies, including freeing political prisoners.

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Trump and Putin could hold first talks in Slovenia

When the Russian president brought up potentially extending the nuclear arms control treaty, according to a Reuters exclusive , Trump briefly paused the conversation to question aides about the agreement, then proceeded to criticize it. On Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer refused to comment on the allegations. Trump's nuclear policy has been startlingly inconsistent.

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Kellyanne Conway endorses Ivanka Trump's merchandise

Conway's promotion was in response to a decision by Nordstrom to drop Trump's daughter's line of apparel due to what the chain described as poor sales performance. She added. "This is just-it's a wonderful line". "You can not go out there as an employee of the government and advertise for Ivanka Trump or anyone else, their products".

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Six dead as natural disaster causes severe damage in Philippines

Taguiwalo who is now overseeing relief operations in Surigao, said Duterte will visit the families of those who died and those who were injured in the quake. "Aftershocks can occur days to weeks but the number in general will decline", Solidum said. The quake took place at a depth of about 10km (6 miles) about 13km east of Surigao, the US Geological Survey said.

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Talks to decide future of nuclear pact with US

A U.S. -Russia arms race does not benefit Europe, and European leaders would therefore support a deal reducing nuclear weapons - but they have to be at the table. This, according to Reuters , reporting the details of the late-January Trump-Putin phone call. The Reuters revelations follow a series of unorthodox, and sometimes hostile, conversations between Trump and other heads of state.

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Former QB Collin Klein returning to Kansas State as assistant coach

Snyder, the 77-year-old College Football Hall of Fame member, completed his 25th season in 2016, leading the Wildcats to a 9-4 record and a victory over Texas A&M in the Texas Bowl. Kansas State University has not responded to 13 NEWS requests for confirmation or a statement. Klein was the key piece of the K-State juggernaut which ascended to the top spot in the BCS rankings in 2012 before losing at Baylor in the penultimate game of the regular season.

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Acting President visits Bayelsa

Yenagoa - The Bayelsa government seems confident that the hospitality of their people would be a memorable experience for Vice President Yemi Osinbajo who visits the state today, Friday, February 10, 2017. "In particular, one of those is working with illegal refineries in the oil bearing communities to participate in the modular refineries that would be established".

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Trump adviser 'exploring all options' after court overturns ban

George Stephanopoulos got particularly heated with White House senior policy advisor Stephen Miller over recent claims by President Trump of voter fraud. 'The judiciary is not supreme'. A district judge in Seattle can not force the President of the United States to change their laws and our constitution because of their own personal views, he said on ABC's "This Week".

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S. Korea denounces DPRK's test-launch of ballistic missile

The missile traveled 500 kilometers (310 miles) and landed in the Sea of Japan, also known as the East Sea, sources said . "The United States of America stands behind Japan, its great ally, 100 percent", Trump said, and took no questions.

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Frank-Walter Steinmeier becomes German president

Steinmeier, Germany's former foreign minister, was elected Sunday in Berlin with 931 of the 1,260 votes. His Social Democrats prefer a softer stance towards Russian Federation than Merkel's conservatives. The Federal Assembly, a constitutionally mandated body made up of lawmakers from the lower house and party representatives from the German states, will convene at noon in Berlin.

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BC NDP demands apology from Christy Clark over hacking claims

The alleged hack involves information about people who responded to a Liberal party survey. Clark said what she said to the Vancouver Sun was a "mistake and wants to do as much as she can to make that right today". Party spokesman Emile Scheffel says they've identified numerous Internet protocol addresses linked to the hack, one of which was traced to the legislative assembly.

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Despite denials, Trump's national security adviser spoke about sanctions with Russian ambassador

The talks took place happened in the month before Trump's January 20 inauguration - and they reportedly are being reviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation along with other intercepted communications involving Russian officials. If, on the other hand, Pence was lying and trying to cover up Flynn's alleged misdeeds, the vice president might need a good lawyer, too. The phone calls occurred just after the Obama administration announced a new set of sanctions against Russian Federation ...

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Vehicle bomb explosion rocks Lashkargah city in Helmand

Khaama Press quoted the officials, as saying that hundreds of fighters were called from the other provinces and districts by the Taliban after one their largest attack on Sangin was repulsed almost two weeks ago. To the north of Lashkar Gah, a local official said that an American military air strike killed a number of civilians in a recent bombing in Sangin district.

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In Syria Opposition unveils delegation for Geneva talks

Neither Alloush nor the Army of Islam were listed as members of the delegation to Geneva, though it was unclear if the group was boycotting the talks or would be represented by other delegates. Invitations to the talks in Geneva have yet to go out, having been delayed in part to allow the opposition to decide on the composition of their delegation.

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Michael Bennett Backs Out Of NFL Israel Trip, Pens Heartfelt Explanation

The claim somewhat contradicts Bennett's own statement that the decision was the result of reading an article in the Times of Israel . Bennett first tweeted a picture of Martin Luther King and Stokely Carmichael alongside the caption: "I'm not going to Israel".

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Hamburg airport is evacuated after toxin injures 50 passengers

A gas leak could be behind the breathing problems, according to an airport official. Terminal 1 and 2 were then evacuated and hundreds of passengers had to wait outside at nearly below zero temperatures. "Some people complained of stinging eyes and coughing", he said, adding that "the cause is unknown so far". The firebrigade that responded to the call set up first aid posts for those who inhaled the substance.

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Rahul retorts, says Modi likes peeping into others' bathrooms

In April 2015, according to a report in The Business Standard, senior Congress leader Anand Sharma had said that it was laughable of the Prime Minister to think that India had not achieved anything before he came into power in May 2014. PM also highlighted that the state has huge water resources. "We are fighting polls together.wrong to say there is no coordination in alliance", Rahul added.

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Iran to Allow Russian Jets to Fly over Airspace

A permission for the Russian jets to cross over Iran will require expert studies, detailed checks and an accurate schedule, the official went on to say. The jets returned to Russian Federation a week later, after completing their anti-terror mission, which targeted terrorists in Syria. Russian Federation has been conducting airstrikes against terrorist groups in Syria at the Syrian government's request since September 30, 2015, while Iran has been providing advisory assistance to the Syrian ...

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Kailash Satyarthi's stolen Nobel replica recovered, 3 arrested

It was not clear if the nobel citation had been recovered. "This incident will not deter me from working the way I was working earlier", he added. My wife and I came back today from our Latin America trip and we were pained to see the house lying scattered.

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Dissenter-in-chief sacked by Sasikala over OPS tilt

Sasikala and many others have corruption cases pending against them. Emulating her mentor MGR, she did not name her political heir. Things were going smoothly for Sasikala Natarajan, the close aide of J. "He was made Chief Ministe". A former minister M M Rajendra Prasad also joined the Chief Minister's camp. But, then Panneerselvam will have to prove his the majority on the floor of the house.

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Panneerselvam camp swells; Sasikala sees her 'struggle' as Jayalalithaa's

Her sole qualification - a special friendship with the state's former chief minister, J. Jayalalithaa, one of India's most powerful politicians ever, who died in December at the age of 68. She accused Sasikala of favouring those who were "rejected" by late Jayalalithaa. Later, the political battle began in the party and attacks and counterattacks from both sides started coming in media from both faction of the party.

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Better late than never? Trump wishes China a prosperous new year

Today, however, Trump appears to have totally reversed overnight, talking with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the phone and assuring him of his intention to continue honoring the "one China" policy, which Chinese media are presenting as a huge victory.


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