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In connection with this, a South Korean Joint Chiefs of Staff source said on December 12 that the military was "maintaining a readiness posture under the assessment that a nuclear test in the Punggye area could take place at any time if the North Korean leadership makes the decision".
  • North Yorkshire Police response to HMICFRS Police Legitimacy 2017 report

    North Yorkshire Police response to HMICFRS Police Legitimacy 2017 report

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    Reports released today look into police legitimacy - how fairly and respectfully the forces treat those they serve, whether they behave ethically and lawfully and the way they treat their workforces. But it remains a criminal offence to refuse to be stopped and searched-and racism still runs through the policy. The report also acknowledged the force is experiencing some resourcing pressures which can affect the wellbeing of some officers and staff.
  • Voiced by the US Embassy to Jerusalem

    Voiced by the US Embassy to Jerusalem

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    The demonstrators included members of Palestinian parties, as well as Lebanese Islamists and leftists. The head of Lebanon's powerful Hizbullah movement, Hassan Nasrallah, has called for a mass demonstration against Trump's decision on Monday in the group's southern Beirut suburbs stronghold.
  • First Republican Announces NY Gubernatorial Bid

    First Republican Announces NY Gubernatorial Bid

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    Kolb told the USA Today Network's Albany Bureau. The other Republicans considering a bid are State Sen. They include Westchester businessman Harry Wilson , who is widely seen as the most likely Republican nominee, in part because of his ability to fund his own campaign.
  • Perspectives On Trump Announcement About Jerusalem As Israel's Capital

    Perspectives On Trump Announcement About Jerusalem As Israel's Capital

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    They also burned United States and Israeli flags. The government of Lebanon, which hosts about 450,000 Palestinian refugees, has condemned Trump's decision . "Sheep who are the Arab leaders betrayed Jerusalem years ago", Mustafa, a Syrian demonstrator, told CNN. Riyad al-Maliki said at the meeting of the Arab League in Cairo on Saturday that because of the decision, the USA has now "positioned itself as a party in a dispute and not as a mediator", according to Al Jazeera .
  • Egypt Protests Over Trump's Decision to Move the American Embassy to Jerusalem

    Egypt Protests Over Trump's Decision to Move the American Embassy to Jerusalem

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    Both leaders held a prolonged meeting on Monday and discussed the recent developments after the U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israel's capital, spokesman for Egyptian presidency Bassam Rady said in a statement, Xinhua reported. Speaking during a meeting held in Cairo with the Russian President Vladimir Putin, Al-Sisi stressed the importance of "maintaining the legal status of Jerusalem within the framework of global rules and relevant United Nations resolutions".
  • Two killed in western Iowa school bus fire

    Two killed in western Iowa school bus fire

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    Dispatchers said the bus, from the Riverside Community School District, was in the driveway of a house at 17840 480th St. There was no one else on the bus at the time of the fire. "We would like to thank all of those who have reached out to us", said Mitchell, "and have given us support over these last few hours". "Once again, our thoughts and prayers are with everyone who is impacted by this tragic event".
  • Medialdea: 'Unlimited peace, not unlimited martial law'

    Medialdea: 'Unlimited peace, not unlimited martial law'

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    A total of 240 members of Congress voted to approve the resolution of both houses calling for martial law extension in Mindanao, while only 27 voted against it. "What we are seeking is an unlimited peace", Medialdea told the Congress. At the same time, the National Union of Peoples' Lawyers dismissed the administration's reasons for extending martial law, maintaining "there is objectively no sufficient factual basis which public safety requires".
  • Karen Ristevski's Husband Has Been Charged With Her Murder

    Karen Ristevski's Husband Has Been Charged With Her Murder

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    Detectives arrested the 53-year-old Avondale Heights resident this morning and he then faced Melbourne Magistrates Court charged with his wife's murder. Police have never released the cause of death. One such revelation will likely be where Mr Ristevski was for the 100 minutes that are unaccounted for on the day his wife went missing.
  • United Nations official: NKoreans say it's important to prevent war

    United Nations official: NKoreans say it's important to prevent war

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    The UN's top political affairs chief, Jeffrey Feltman, returned at the weekend from a visit to Pyongyang, the first by a such a high-ranking UN diplomat since 2010. He said he underscored the need to prevent miscalculation and reduce the risk of conflict. The stifling sanctions are controlling the global bank transfers that "have caused a slowdown in United Nations ground operations, affecting the delivery of food rations, health kits, and other humanitarian aid", he said in a statement, ...
  • Korean president embarks on trip to China

    Korean president embarks on trip to China

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    With the two leaders scheduled to meet two weeks after North Korea's November 29 test-launch of the ICBM-level Hwasong-15, attention is focusing on whether the two sides can achieve a breakthrough on the North Korean nuclear and missile issues.
  • MI police open investigation after child detained

    MI police open investigation after child detained

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    As they set up a perimeter, two women and the 11-year-old walked out of the house. The Grand Rapids Police Department says officers detained the women and Honestie because it had not been determined if any of them were the suspect and officers didn't know if they were armed.
  • Los Angeles Fire Started in Homeless Encampment, Officials Say

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    The Skirball Fire burned 422 acres of grass and brush, destroyed six homes and damaged 12 others in the Bel Air area. But the Skirball Fire is one of the smaller fires now ravaging the state: California's Thomas Fire has burned more than 230,000 acres so far, and is only 20 percent contained.
  • Almost 60 Countries Meeting In Paris To Talk Climate Change

    Almost 60 Countries Meeting In Paris To Talk Climate Change

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    That is why I am joining other world leaders in Paris today for the One Planet Summit and committing to stand firmly with those on the front line of extreme weather and rising sea levels. Guterres said that embracing science and technology was key to curbing global warming, adding that countries that fail to engage in green economics would face a dark future.
  • Trump Lawyers Want Second Special Counsel To Oversee Mueller

    Trump Lawyers Want Second Special Counsel To Oversee Mueller

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    Text messages between two FBI agents assigned to the Russian Federation investigation investigation reveal disparaging remarks to President Donald Trump . That same night, Page notes Trump's comment about the size of his hands, and says "This man cannot be president". During the Republican convention the two colleagues engaged in running commentary on the roster of speakers, including actor Scott Baio.
  • Russian embassy suspends activity in Yemen

    Russian embassy suspends activity in Yemen

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    The Russian ambassador and a portion of the diplomatic staff will perform their duties out of the Saudi Arabian capital Riyadh, ministry spokeswoman Maria Zakharova said. McGoldrick stressed that the main priority for coping with the crisis was the resumption of humanitarian operations in Yemen . Saleh, 75, was killed by the Iran-aligned Houthis on Monday, after he had called for a "new page" in ties with a Saudi-led coalition that his supporters together with the Houthis had fought for ...
  • USA willing to begin direct talks with North Korea without preconditions: Tillerson

    USA willing to begin direct talks with North Korea without preconditions: Tillerson

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    But it also is a shift from Tillerson's own previous comments that the US would not negotiate its way to the negotiating table with North Korea and that it would only talk once the regime was ready to address its denuclearization. He said that the North would need to hold off on its weapons testing. He said Trump is calling on China to cut off the flow of oil to North Korea to accelerate that effort.
  • MA is the healthiest state in the US

    MA is the healthiest state in the US

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    The Bay State won the honor in part due to having the lowest percentage of uninsured residents at just 2.7% of the population, plus a low prevalence of obesity and a high number of mental health providers. Even though MA is at the top, there was still an increase in drug deaths here, according to the report, showing that the epidemic is affecting even the healthiest states.
  • Courts for netas will have to dispose of 4.6 cases per day

    Courts for netas will have to dispose of 4.6 cases per day

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    These points are part of the affidavit prepared by the Law Ministry. The PIL sought directions to the Centre and the Election Commission to frame guidelines to decriminalise the electoral system and ensure inner-party democracy as proposed by the National Commission to Review the Working of the Constitution (NCRWC).
  • Arab league lashes out at Trump's Jerusalem move

    Arab league lashes out at Trump's Jerusalem move

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    The United States has become the first country in the world to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel following Trumps' decision. An estimated 3,000 people marched, burned Israeli flags and stamped on posters of Trump in around 30 protests across the Palestinian territories.