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In call to Trump, Chinese leader urges restraint over NKorea

But, he said, Trump "is not going to allow this problem to get any worse than it is today". Although such an explosion hasn't yet occurred, Trump has sent high-powered USA military vessels and an aircraft carrier to the region in a show of force, while the North conducted large-scale, live-fire artillery drills, witnessed by national leader Kim Jong Un, earlier this week.

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

At the end of this movie, most Marvel fans will realize the right decision was made. "I don't know if it's Phase 4, it might be a new thing". Director James Gunn, Pom Klementieff , Michael Rooker , Karen Gillan , Dave Bautista , Zoe Saldana , Kurt Russell and Chris Pratt on stage at the European launch event of Marvel Studios" "Guardians of the Galaxy Vol.

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RBS reports first quarterly profit since 2015

Royal Bank was ordered to offload the 300-strong branch network as a condition of its £45bn by the UK Government in 2008 and 2009, but failed to launch it as a standalone bank and find a buyer for the branches. The other is an obligation RBS had under European state aid demands, whereby in recompense for receiving its bailout the bank would have to sell its Williams & Glyn unit.

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Advocacy group praises Trump's executive order on offshore drilling

Near-historic low oil and gas prices on the national and global markets have made the costs and risks of offshore drilling uncompetitive in many regions - something President Obama noted when he decided not to open these areas. " The Energy Information Administration predicts that in the year 2040, traditional forms of energy, particularly fossil fuels, will provide nearly 80% of our energy needs".

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Nnamdi Kanu Leaves Kuje Prison As Ex Minister, Osita Chidoka Drives Him

Nnamdi Kanu (in red cap) with his supporters, after he was granted bail in Abuja, on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. "I came to the Federal High Court to sign the bail bond for Nnamdi Kanu according to the conditions given by Justice Nyako for his bail, part of which was that a senator will sign for him", Abaribe said.

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Nigeria's Jonathan says Obama to blame for his 2015 defeat

In " Against the Run of Play ", a book which chronicles how Jonathan lost the 2015 election, written by Segun Adeniyi, the former president blamed former US President Barack Obama for his electoral defeat. Mr. Abati, who said that he would reply to issues raised in Mr. Adeniyi's book once he reads the book, suggested that he is also considering the option of publishing a book.

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Obama points out that ObamaCare is more popular than Trump

Former President Barack Obama has made his official return to the public eye on April 24. "He walks out... standing ovation, thunderous applause", Min states breathlessly, as she describes the moment Obama took the stage. Obama responded: "For starters, by not having a Twitter account". Obama spokesman Ed Schulz insisted the former president remains true to his progressive values, and said taking money from Wall Street is not the same as being bought by Wall Street.

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Andy Murray loses out as Austrian lands a British hat-trick

David Goffin, the Belgian fifth seed, also failed to progress after he was beaten 6-7 (7/9) 6-3 6-4 by Russian Karen Khachanov . Murray was well placed to ease into the quarter-final after he was having a 4-0 lead in the decider against the Spaniard, but he conceded six straight games in a dramatic collapse to bow out of the tournament.

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Tillerson scolds United Nations for not enforcing sanctions against Pyongyang

President Donald Trump has demaded South Korea pay for the billion-dollar anti-missile, which is meant to shield the nation from attacks by its heavily militarized neighbor, North Korea . Tillerson said the US does not seek regime change in North Korea , and he signaled American openness to holding direct negotiations with Pyongyang.

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Climate Protests To Mark Trump's 100 Days In Office

There will also be local marches in many cities in MI, for those who want to show support for climate change action, but can't make the D.C. event. The event is another in the series of D.C. marches that have been planned in response to the current administration. "There's a lot of mutual energy that's reinforcing each other, getting people excited about these sort of common issues and common ways of protesting", Ley said.

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Friendly fire may have killed 2 Army Rangers in Afghanistan

Both soldiers were assigned to 3rd Battalion, 75th Ranger Regiment. Pentagon spokesman Eric Pahon said the investigation will be done as quickly and thoroughly as possible. The Pentagon estimates about 1,000 IS fighters remain in Afghanistan. He enlisted in the Army that year. "We're proud of him and we'll miss him", his uncle said.

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United Kingdom police shoot 1, arrest 6 others in counter-terror raids

Basu said: "He remains in our custody having been arrested for Terrorism Act Offences and possession of offensive weapons and there are two ongoing searches at addresses in London as part of that investigation". "Within one minute of the gun shots armed police showed up", he said. "I saw them arrest somebody and they walked her down the road to here and handcuffed her and took her away".

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Utah Jazz vs. Los Angeles Clippers - 4/28/17 NBA Pick, Odds, and Prediction

His defense is still pretty good, but that's now two consecutive games of zero points. As we mentioned, his team had just lost a pivotal Game 5 matchup to once again lose home-court advantage in the series (the Clippers also lost Game 1 at home before rebounding to win Game 3 in Utah).

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Duterte says he won't raise sea feud win vs. China in summit

He said parts of Roxas Boulevard and Buendia Avenue near the CCP complex would not be affected by the tight security measures and these would be closed only temporarily to allow the motorcades of summit guests through. This led to a sharp deterioration in bilateral relations. "So whatever worst-case scenarios that we anticipate that could happen, then adequate preparations and plans are laid down to meet these scenarios".

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Three more shot dead in Venezuela amid protests; 24 total killed

A 23-year-old man has been fatally shot in the head during overnight protests in northern Venezuela against the embattled president Nicolas Maduro over the shortage of food and medicine in the oil-rich country. This declaration comes the night before OAS representatives are to meet in Washington to discuss a proposition by 16 OAS members (to include the U.S., Mexico, and Brazil) to call a meeting of foreign ministers in order to further discuss the crisis in Venezuela.

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Netflix is to partner with iQiyi

Global streaming giant Netflix on Tuesday reached a licensing deal with China's leading video portal iQiyi, owned by one of the world's largest internet search firms Baidu, in order to introduce its original content in China. Since then, the larger players have moved sharply toward legitimacy by brokering licensing deals with studios and other legitimate content creators to host television shows and films legally.

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Yes, it's snowed! Arctic blast brings a flurry of snow to Lincolnshire

Towns as far south as Norwich, as well as many parts of the North of England and the Midlands, reported waking to a smattering of snow on Tuesday morning. No warning for severe weather has been issued yet, but drivers are being advised to take care on the county's roads at night, when the temperatures will drop.

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Trump Helps Release American Aid Worker Jailed In Egypt

The couple and the others were jailed in 2014 on charges of trafficking and child abuse. A Cairo court on Sunday acquitted Hijazi of child abuse and human trafficking charges after she had spent almost three years behind bars. The administration of former President Barack Obama had lobbied without success for Ms Hijazi's release, frustrating her family. "I asked the government to let her out".

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Hong Kong: Stocks end higher after French vote

After many years of high unemployment and a steady drumbeat of political scandals, voters turned their backs on the establishment and instead backed a political newcomer in Macron and a far-right candidate in Le Pen . The contest is widely seen as a litmus test for the populist wave that previous year prompted Britain to vote to leave the European Union and US voters to elect Donald Trump president.

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UN Security Council must ready new sanctions on N.Korea

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at his office in Tokyo, Japan, after his phone conversation with US President Donald Trump. The United States could strike North Korea if it attacks a USA military base or tests an intercontinental ballistic missile, President Donald Trump's U.N.

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Anzac Day - a time to reflect on the sacrifice

That service will be followed by a sub-branch service at the Wagga War Cemetery, starting at 6.45am, and then a breakfast at the RSL Club from 7am. In both countries today commemorative services are held at dawn, the time of the original landings, while former servicemen and women meet later in the day to take part in marches through the major cities.

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Venezuelans shut down roads and highways in protest

In addition, five people were injured at the Merida protest, Venezuela ombudsman Tarek William Saab said. Venezuela is bracing for what Maduro's opponents vow will be the "mother of all protests" Wednesday, after two weeks of violent demos against moves by the leftist leader and his allies to tighten their grip on power.

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N. Korea gears up to celebrate birthday of country's founder

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday on a long-planned 10-day trip to Asia. Pyongyang has expressed anger over the annual spring military exercises the US holds with South Korea, which it considers an invasion rehearsal.

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Trump's budget chief says money for border wall a must

White House chief of staff Reince Priebus said on NBC's "Meet the Press" he believes the $1 trillion spending bill will include "something satisfactory" on Trump's desire to build a wall, without risking a shutdown. I know there's $4 billion a year in excess payments, according to the Department of the Treasury's own inspector general several years ago that are going to payments to people-tax credits that they shouldn't get.

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Blake Griffin (bruised big toe) exited Clippers' game last night

Richard Ferkel . But the more interesting angle of Griffin's injury is what it means for the future of the Clippers. They were 4-0 in Game 2s last postseason, 2-2 the year before. And if L.A. plans to get past the Jazz despite losing forward Blake Griffin to a toe injury, Paul is the man capable of getting the job done. ( DeAndre Jordan also went to the free throw line during the course of play before Utah started intentionally fouling.) Given his dominance of the ball, the Jazz might ...

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VW's $4.3 Billion US Deal Completed With Court's Approval

Volkswagen was ordered to pay the criminal fine as part of its settlement with US authorities in the automaker's emissions cheating scandal. According to Automotive News , without the plea agreement VW might have faced a penalty of $17 billion to $34 billion.

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Canadian jets intercept Russian bombers

Canadian fighter jets have intercepted Russian bombers off Canada's northern coast for the first time in more than two years, as relations between Moscow and the West continue to worsen. Such Russian bomber flights over the Far North were a regular occurrence between 2012-14, Stadnyk said, before the TU-95s were grounded over safety concerns.

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N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

In Seoul, South Korea's presidential office convened a national security council meeting to examine security postures. And last week's USA airstrikes against Syria for using chemical weapons added credibility to statements made by the Trump administration that it is prepared to take military action against North Korea as well.

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House intel panel to hear from top officials on Russia probe

On Friday, Schiff praised the announcement in a tweet, saying the committee is " back on track ". Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Calif.), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, confirmed as much when he said that the White House was preventing Yates from "providing the full truth on what happened".

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Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations and Council's President for the month of April, Nikki Haley , condemned Russia's veto, warning that it was being increasingly isolated globally for supporting Syria's al-Assad. While the most immediate U.S. "We will continue to work with our global partners to put an end to the use of chemical weapons". Donald Trump (left) and Vladimir Putin.