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  • ASEAN-related meeting begins in Bohol today

    According to Malacañang's chief protocol officer Ambassador Marciano Paynor, Trump made the confirmation during his earlier phone call with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte a year ago. "Multilateral meetings of this sort, we usually expect 100 percent attendance. And numerous leaders who do not attend do so because they have internal issues and-which prevents them from coming", Paynor said.

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  • Florida state senator to publicly apologize for racial slurs

    Florida state senator to publicly apologize for racial slurs

    I don't know", Gibson said when told of Artiles' comments. In the hours since the initial reporting of his remarks, Artiles has been accused of also making derogatory remarks against the LGBTQ community , the latest in a pattern of inappropriate language and disrespectful actions that accompany a host of questionable policy positions that stifles opportunity in many local and statewide communities.

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  • Russia Vetoes UN Resolution to Condemn Syria Chemical Attack

    Russia Vetoes UN Resolution to Condemn Syria Chemical Attack

    Trump s spokesman Sean Spicer said Tillerson would aim to "make sure we let Russian Federation know that they need to live up to the obligations it has made" to halt Assad s chemical weapons use. -Russian ties and identify problems. The UN Security Council (UNSC) failed yet again on Wednesday to pass a resolution condemning last week's chemical weapons attack that killed dozens of people in Syria.

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  • Tom Brady, And Other Patriots Skip 'Super Bowl' White House Visit

    Tom Brady, And Other Patriots Skip 'Super Bowl' White House Visit

    Among those Patriots stars in attendance was Rob Gronkowski, who provided a light-hearted moment when he crashed press secretary Sean Spicer's briefing. Defensive back Devin McCourty said he wouldn't attend because he doesn't feel welcome at the White House. The Patriots were the first champions to visit the White House since President Trump took office in January; they defeated the Atlanta Falcons in Super Bowl LI in February.

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  • North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

    North Korea warns Trump: 'We're ready to launch nuclear strike'

    Speaking at the parade , North Korea's second-in-command, Choe Ryong Hae, blamed the US for "creating a war situation", the Associated Press reported. "We call on all parties to refrain from provoking and threatening each other, whether in words or actions, and not to let the situation get to an irreversible and unmanageable stage", Wang said, according to official news agency Xinhua.

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  • New missile paraded at N Korean celebration

    New missile paraded at N Korean celebration

    State television showed Kim stepping out of a limousine, wearing black suit and a white shirt, and saluting his honour guard before walking down a red carpet. The parade amounted to a show of defiance by North Korea, which is the subject of intense scrutiny by President Trump, who has warned the USA will "take care of the problem" if the company persists in testing nuclear weapons and long-range missiles.

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  • Voters in Indonesian Capital Choose Governor

    Voters in Indonesian Capital Choose Governor

    Jokowi and PDIP will also need the Jakarta governor's support in the lead up to the 2019 presidential and parliamentary elections. "I feel relieved after I voted, I hope Jakarta is more handsome, is a better Jakarta ", one woman voting at the president's polling booth said, holding her ink-stained finger high.

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  • Elizabeth Warren Is Not Running for President, or Maybe She Is

    Elizabeth Warren Is Not Running for President, or Maybe She Is

    Colin Reed, the executive director of America Rising, alleged that Warren's book tour was merely a first step to bigger plans. Warren told NPR earlier this week that she was inspired to use the phrase "fight like a girl" after seeing a young woman holding a sign with that phrase during the women's march in Boston this year.

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  • All 12 aboard crashed helicopter in Turkey found dead

    All 12 aboard crashed helicopter in Turkey found dead

    The helicopter carried seven police officers, one judge, and one army sergeant, along with three crew members. The rescuers were sent to the crash site . It took the rescue teams several hours to find the helicopter due to altitude, adverse weather conditions and low visibility. In a tweet, main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kilicdaroglu also conveyed condolences to the victims' families.

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  • Record number of people sentenced to death last year

    Record number of people sentenced to death last year

    But secrecy involving the executions remains an issue despite efforts at reform, according to Amnesty . Their executions were carried out despite the fact that one of them, Apostle Igene, was sentenced to death in 1997 by a military tribunal, and never had an appeal.

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  • US officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack

    According to Al Arabiya , Iran has condemned the U.S. missile strike on Syria, saying the "unilateral action is risky, destructive and violates the principles of global law". McMaster continued, insinuating that he believed Russian Federation had to be knowledgeable of Syria's plan to launch a chemical attack. The strikes have catapulted Washington into confrontation with Russian Federation, which has advisers on the ground aiding Mr Assad, its close ally.

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  • Once Opposed to Intervention, Trump Says He Can Be Flexible

    Once Opposed to Intervention, Trump Says He Can Be Flexible

    The Kremlin said in a statement Rouhani also spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone. WASHINGTON (AP) - The chemical weapons attack in Syria that triggered retaliatory American airstrikes hasn't shifted US priorities toward ousting Syrian President Bashar Assad, top Trump administration officials said.

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  • North Korean official says will continue missile tests

    North Korean official says will continue missile tests

    Will the United States attack North Korea? The panel was discussing the kind of threat that North Korea has over USA after launching its first missile test. The missile was launched from Sinpo, North Korea. "The United States commitment to South Korea is iron clad". Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-Ryol told the BBC that North Korea believed its nuclear weapons "protect" it from the threat of U.S.

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  • 'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returns

    He later said that voters don't care. Ilene Singh said she and her friend, Geraldine Markowitz, took a bus from New Jersey to join the crowd and "say we care" about Trump's taxes. US Presidential candidates, including 2016 Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton, released their recent tax returns. Trump's break with precedent has raised questions about possible conflicts of interest.

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  • Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead

    Second suspect arrested as Briton confirmed among Stockholm dead

    The suspect had applied for residency in Sweden in 2014 but his application was rejected in December past year, another police spokesman, Jan Evensson, told reporters . (1200 GMT). He took an express train to Stockholm's Arlanda airport, leaving a bloody trail all the way from central Stockholm, reports said. Thousand of people gathered at Stockholm's Sergel Square on Sunday to remember the victims.

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  • Next time Trump meets Xi, Tsai should worry

    While Nikki Haley, the USA ambassador to the United Nations, described regime change in Syria as a US priority and inevitable, Tillerson suggested that last week's American airstrikes in retaliation for the chemical attack hadn't really changed USA priorities toward ousting Assad.

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  • Pence lands in South Korea after North's failed launch

    The isolated dictatorship's state-run TV showed what appeared to be several KN-08 and KN-14 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade. Always-high animosity has risen on the Korean Peninsula in recent months, as the United States and South Korea conduct annual war games that North Korea claims are invasion preparation and the North prepared for Saturday's anniversary celebrations.

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