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Next month South Korea and the United States will begin a joint military exercise postponed until after the Winter Olympics and Paralympics, a South Korean presidential security adviser said according to Yonhap. North Korea claimed to have a state nuclear force after conducting its sixth nuclear test and test-launching intercontinental ballistic missiles past year.
  • High Tides Bring Coastal Flooding During Storm

    High Tides Bring Coastal Flooding During Storm

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    About 92% of customers in Scituate, Massachusetts - home to an estimated 18,000 residents, according to the US Census Bureau - are without electricity, according to James Boudreau, the town's administrator. This system is anticipated to head east into the northern plains of the USA and intensify, spreading heavy snow into Saskatchewan and Manitoba later on Sunday and continue through Monday into Tuesday.
  • Leicestershire Explosion Sees Three Men Charged With Manslaughter And Arson

    Leicestershire Explosion Sees Three Men Charged With Manslaughter And Arson

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    The others killed in the explosion and ensuing fire on February 25 include 18-year-old Leah Beth Reek, Shane's girlfriend, and 22-year-old Viktorija Ijevleva, a shop-worker at the Polish mini-supermarket. The victims have been named as Mary Rajoobeer, 46, and her two sons Shane, 18, and Sean, 17. "Throughout this complex investigation we have been urging journalists and members of the public not to speculate about the cause of the explosion", it said.
  • 'Emoji Movie' swoons below Cruise, Gibson at 'worst in film' Razzies

    'Emoji Movie' swoons below Cruise, Gibson at 'worst in film' Razzies

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    The Emoji Movie , the first animated movie to win the award in the Razzie's 38-year history, also "won" in the categories of worst screenplay, worst screen combo and worst director. It was up against Fifty Shades Darker , Transformers: The Last Knight , The Mummy and Baywatch . Elsewhere, Mel Gibson won worst supporting actor for Daddy's Home 2 , something I didn't even know existed, and Kim Basinger took home worst supporting actress for Fifty Shades Darker .
  • Prosecutors charge Monett High School student for school threat

    Prosecutors charge Monett High School student for school threat

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    Police found the student didn't threaten schools or students, but the teen was jailed on charges including possession of a firearm by a person under 18 and using a computer to threaten injury or harm. Barker said he plans to communicate with the Savannah-Chatham school superintendent and with Savannah-Chatham law enforcement regarding the student.
  • Lebanese PM visits Saudi Arabia to boost ties

    Lebanese PM visits Saudi Arabia to boost ties

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    The plan to cede the islands to Riyadh , an ally which has given billions of dollars in aid to Egypt, was announced in 2016 and became mired in political protest and legal action. The court said previous rulings issued by the State Council or the Court for Urgent Matters regarding the demarcation of maritime borders between Egypt and Saudi Arabia will not be taken into account.
  • Xi Grabs Power To Become Leader For Life

    Xi Grabs Power To Become Leader For Life

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    The removal of the two-term limit on the presidency doesn't mean a life-long tenure for the president, the Communist Party of China's top newspaper has said in the latest push to defend the move against the backdrop of domestic and global criticism.
  • Five key points from May's Brexit speech

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    May acknowledged there will be limits, saying it is "time to face up to some hard facts". She said: "I want to be straight with people because the reality is that we all need to face up to some hard facts". Mrs May said that any deal on the future UK/EU partnership must pass the "five tests" of respecting the result of the 2016 referendum; delivering an enduring solution; protecting security and prosperity; leaving Britain as an "open, outward-looking, tolerant, European democracy; and ...
  • Seoul pushes for US-Korea talks, Trump says 'We'll see'

    Seoul pushes for US-Korea talks, Trump says 'We'll see'

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    North Korea denounced the sanctions yesterday in a statement carried on its state media, and said a blockade by the USA would be considered an act of war . President Moon Jae-in received an invitation to visit Pyongyang for what would be the third inter-Korean summit talks. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Sunday that the U.S., South Korea and the worldwide community "broadly agree" that denuclearization must be the outcome of any dialogue with North Korea.
  • Rann attack 'height of bestiality'

    Rann attack 'height of bestiality'

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    Borno state has been at the heart of the jihadist insurgency that has killed 20,000 people and displaced 2.6 million more since 2009. "They fought the terrorists and we lost two men in the fight". "Humanitarian workers are not targets". Boko Haram aims to create an Islamic state in northeast Nigeria. The statement added that the troops also extricated 194 civilians held captive by the insurgents and also destroyed makeshift accommodations erected by them.