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North Korea in focus as Washington nuclear summit kicks off

North Korea in focus as Washington nuclear summit kicks off WASHINGTON: The United States moved on Thursday (Mar 31) to keep pressure on nuclear-armed North Korea and reassure China over the proposed deployment of a sophisticated anti-missile system to South Korea. After meeting with South Korean and Japanese allies at …

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Clinton brings campaign home to New York’s Harlem

Clinton brings campaign home to New York’s Harlem NEW YORK: Hillary Clinton brought the presidential race to New York on Wednesday (Mar 30), visiting the historically black neighbourhood of Harlem to outline a vision of national diversity and to attack Donald Trump. Clinton looked delighted to back in her adopted …

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Panic as police shoot armed man at US Capitol

Panic as police shoot armed man at US Capitol Police shot an armed man at an entrance of the US Capitol visitor center Monday, sparking panic during the busy spring tourist season in a city on heightened alert following terror attacks in Brussels. The suspect, who police said was known …

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Sanders says party leaders may rethink after wins

Sanders says party leaders may rethink after wins Fresh from Democratic presidential primary wins over the weekend in three U.S. states, Bernie Sanders said on Sunday he had political momentum that could help him win the backing of Democratic power brokers in his race against Hillary Clinton. Sanders easily won …

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U.S. officials extend emergency water assistance for Flint, Michigan

U.S. officials extend emergency water assistance for Flint, Michigan Federal officials have extended an emergency declaration for Flint that has provided supplies of bottled water, filters and test kits to the Michigan city suffering from lead contamination in drinking water, the state governor said on Friday. The emergency declaration, which …

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Anguish for relatives of Americans missing in Brussels

Anguish for relatives of Americans missing in Brussels Families of Americans missing in Brussels since this week’s deadly suicide bombings by Islamist militants were desperate on Thursday for any word of their loved ones after a false alarm that a missing U.S. couple had been found. About a dozen Americans …

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U.S. frustration simmers over Belgium’s struggle with militant threat

U.S. frustration simmers over Belgium’s struggle with militant threat Shortly after last November’s attacks on Paris by a Brussels-based Islamic State cell, a top U.S. counter-terrorism official traveling in Europe wanted to visit Brussels to learn more about the investigation. When the official tried to arrange meetings, however, his Belgian …

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US Kerry tells Russia he wants to see further reduction in Syria violence

US Kerry tells Russia he wants to see further reduction in Syria violence U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said in Moscow on Thursday a fragile partial truce in Syria had reduced levels of violence there, but that he wanted to see a further reduction as well as greater flows …

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US steps up airport security after Brussels attacks

US steps up airport security after Brussels attacks The US Department of Homeland Security stepped up security at airports across America, where major cities went on alert on Tuesday (Mar 22) after deadly bombings tore through Brussels. Secretary Jeh Johnson said additional security was being deployed at “major city airports …

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Obama arrives in Argentina to reset relations after years of tension

Obama arrives in Argentina to reset relations after years of tension U.S. President Barack Obama arrived in Argentina on Wednesday to reset diplomatic relations and strengthen trade ties with a country that was part of South America’s left-wing bloc until pro-business President Mauricio Macri took power in December. Obama’s two-day …

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