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UNITED NATIONS — A US -drafted resolution circulated to the U.N. Security Council calls for sanctions on 15 North Korean individuals and four entities linked to the country's nuclear and missile programs. The measures on Thursday freeze any funds the individuals or companies may have in the United States, and bar Americans from dealing with them. US and Chinese diplomats have negotiated new sanctions on Pyongyang for the past five weeks, and the 15-nation Security Council could hold a vote ...
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    White House press secretary Sean Spicer calls on a member of the media during the daily press briefing at the White House in Washington , Tuesday, May 30, 2017. A Republican consultant who knows Dubke, and who spoke on the condition of anonymity, said Dubke was placed in an impossible situation working for a president who destroys the administration's message.
  • Zepeda inclina balanza a favor de Del Mazo — MÉXICO

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    La candidata de Morena a la gubernatura del Estado de México , Delfina Gómez , señaló que las encuestas la posicionan en primer lugar con una ventaja de hasta 10 puntos sobre el candidato del PRI , por lo que exigió a las autoridades respetar la voluntad popular en las urnas el 4 de junio.
  • MH128: Disruptive passenger to face Australian court today

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    Malaysia's Deputy Transport Minister Abdul Aziz bin Kaprawi described it as a "powerbank", the AFP agency said. "It is not a hijack". The head of the centre under the Ministry of Human Resources pointed out that one of the cabin crew must be in the cockpit if the pilot or first officer needs to take a toilet break, in line with global aviation regulations that require two people to be in the cockpit at all times.
  • WEATHER: Sunny and warm. Possible storms late Friday

    WEATHER: Sunny and warm. Possible storms late Friday

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    Monday will be unsettled with partly to mostly cloudy skies and a few showers around. FRIDAY . Partly cloudy. High in the upper 80s. Low: 70. Wind: SE 5-10 miles per hour. After today , however, there is 40 percent to 60 percent chance of rain each day through Tuesday . Thursday: Mostly sunny; high of 73. A storm system will bring the threat of showers and thunderstorms to the region Sunday .
  • No terror link in MH128 flight fracas: PM

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    The flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur was turned back after the captain was alerted to the "disruptive" passenger by cabin crew. Passenger Andrew Leoncelli said it was a boombox type portable music player. Police wearing body army took the man off the plane. Victoria State Premier Daniel Andrews offered government support for the passengers stranded by the ordeal.
  • Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

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    Australian police have defended their actions after a passenger tried to force his way into the cockpit on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Thursday. Some passengers questioned why it took so long for the elite unit to arrive after the plane landed, complaining they had to wait about an hour. "If there was a bomb on that plane we should have been evacuated from it".
  • Opositores cumplen 60 días en protesta con nueva marcha — Caracas

    Opositores cumplen 60 días en protesta con nueva marcha — Caracas

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    El llamado opositor a la movilización, que había sido inicialmente convocado hacia las embajadas en el país, fue cambiada este lunes al Ministerio de Interior , después de que el líder opositor Henrique Capriles denunciara que habían sido alertados de un presunto plan para "arremeter" contra las sedes diplomáticas.
  • Is Apple Launching a New MacBook Pro?

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    Intel's Kaby Lake processors offer more power and graphic performance, are battery efficient and pairing it up with a 32GB RAM would indeed please power users. PDT on Monday, June 5. According to a recent post published on AppleInsider , the MacBook maker will be making the Mid-2011 MacBook Air and Late-2011 MacBook Pro models obsolete in nearly all parts of the world, except California and Turkey.
  • $15 minimum wage bill passes Illinois House of Representatives

    $15 minimum wage bill passes Illinois House of Representatives

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    The lawmaker stated that many countries such as the UK, USA, India, have in their laws a periodic review of wages, adding that the bill was long overdue. The majority leader observed that though the 1999 Constitution (as amended), made a provision for the review of pension every five years, it was silent on the review of wages.
  • Could the Tories really end up losing seats at the general election?

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    It was just the latest example of how May has upped the ante in the closing stages of a campaign that a month ago appeared hers to lose. Using new constituency-by-constituency modelling, the projection by pollsters YouGov said the Conservatives would lose 20 seats to 310, with Labour up 28 to 257.
  • Canciller de Venezuela ataca a Luis Videgaray y al gobierno mexicano

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    También deploró que el régimen de Enrique Peña Nieto agreda a pueblos latinoamericanos y viole masivamente los Derechos Humanos del pueblo mexicano. De igual manera la canciller lamentó esta postura de Videgaray, sobre todo por ser representante de un país donde impera el "narcotráfico, asesinato de periodistas y violencia social" convirtiéndolo en uno de los países más peligrosos del mundo.
  • Paro total en la línea 60 de colectivos

    Paro total en la línea 60 de colectivos

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    El conflicto en la línea comenzó hace un año, con la muerte del mecánico David Ramallo . "Lo que viene reclamando la empresa, en las reuniones del Ministerio, discutía los mayores costos laborales". "Eso consta en las actas", denunció hoy Simonetta . La línea 60 une la Capital con los partidos de Tigre y Escobar y moviliza diariamente a unos 250 mil pasajeros en sus 19 ramales.
  • EU Head Mockingly Says Trump Doesn't 'Fully Understand' The Paris Climate Accord

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    The White House Rose Garden". The White House had signaled Trump would make a decision prior to meeting last weekend with leaders of G-7 nations, but later said the announcement would not come until after the summit. During his 2016 presidential campaign, Trump blasted the accord, and called global warming a hoax aimed at weakening US industry. But Tillerson and other internationalists have argued that it would be beneficial to the United States to remain part of negotiations and meetings ...
  • 'Argo' Will Be Released For Free Next Month - Screens & Trailer

    'Argo' Will Be Released For Free Next Month - Screens & Trailer

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    It will pit two mercenary factions against each other on the island of Malden, "a reimagination" of the same terrain in Operation Flashpoint: Cold War Crisis , the game that became the first Arma . The game features three competitive 5-vs-5 game modes, plus a cooperative sandbox game mode with randomized objectives. There's also gear to be customized, levels to gain, equipment to unlock and so on.
  • Risk & Repeat: WannaCry ransomware worm shakes tech industry

    Risk & Repeat: WannaCry ransomware worm shakes tech industry

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    It was also reported that WannaCry has infected more than 200,000 computers around the world and even affected some hospitals in the United Kingdom who were forced to turn away patients after the worm shut down their computer systems. WannaCry , hitting the headlines last week after striking hundreds of thousands of victims in at least 150 countries, is ransomware which targets legacy Microsoft Windows operating systems to lock vulnerable machines and demand ransom payments in the ...
  • PERÚ: OEA suspende sesión sobre Venezuela sin alcanzar acuerdo

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    Sin embargo, los cancilleres de 18 países decidieron interrumpir ayer la sesión especial de la Organización de Estados Americanos (OEA) que celebraban sobre la crisis venezolana con la esperanza de superar el impasse que les impidió acordar una declaración tras varias horas.
  • Comienza Videgaray su visita de trabajo a EU

    Comienza Videgaray su visita de trabajo a EU

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    Para el canciller mexicano "la situación en Venezuela es sumamente grave" y explicó que esperaría que la "comunidad internacional mostrara interés y adoptara criterios de política exterior", si en su país se "cancelan elecciones, no se reconoce al poder Legislativo, se cancela a los opositores, se utilizan a los tribunales militares para enjuiciar a quienes marchan contra el gobierno".
  • New Logitech MX Master 2S And MX Anywhere 2 Wireless Mice Announced

    New Logitech MX Master 2S And MX Anywhere 2 Wireless Mice Announced

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    But that becomes a real bother with interfacing, or at least it was before Logitech's MX Master and MX Anywhere mice. Logitech has received a lot of praise for its MX Master and MX Anywhere mice. With the new Flow software, users will simply have to drag their mouse over to the edge of one computer, and the cursor will appear to the other computer automatically, according to The Verge .
  • More nations facing historically high levels of terrorism, study finds

    More nations facing historically high levels of terrorism, study finds

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    Taiwan has been ranked 40th in the Global Peace Index 2017 , the 6th in Asia Pacific region, while Iceland remains the most peaceful country in the world. and terrorism records have increased, a Sydney-based think-tank has found. Last week's terror attack in Manchester , which killed 22 people, was not reflected in the figures.
  • Former US Diplomat Zbigniew Brzezinski Dies at 89

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    Brzezinski was involved in the normalization of US-China relations, the signing of the second Strategic Arms Limitation Treaty (SALT II), and the brokering of the Camp David Accords. Brzezinski had three children with his wife Emilie. When the communists took over Poland at the end of World War Two, the family remained in the West.
  • Williamsburg speller eliminated in preliminary round of national spelling bee

    Williamsburg speller eliminated in preliminary round of national spelling bee

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    Spellers could earn a possible 36 points. "No matter how I do tomorrow, I'm happy with how I've done", said the seventh grader at Lexington Junior High School. Added her mother, Annie Fuller: "This is a girl who has difficulty sitting through a Disney movie". Maggie Hassan, D-N.H., the family will wrap up the trip to the nation's capital Friday with visits to the White House, Capitol and the Library of Congress.
  • England wins toss, bowls 1st in Champions Trophy opener

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    The defending champions will start their Champions Trophy campaign on June 4 against arch-rivals Pakistan at Edgbaston. "The two warm-up games (vs New Zealand , vs Bangladesh ) will give me an indication on how well I go in the tournament", Ashwin told PTI.
  • United Kingdom stops sharing info with US

    United Kingdom stops sharing info with US

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    Abedi had recently returned from Libya, where his father and younger brother were arrested by a militia on Wednesday . "I will make clear to President Trump that intelligence that is shared between our law enforcement agencies must remain secure", May said.
  • Rumor: Sony Could Launch PS4 Gold on June 9 for $249

    Rumor: Sony Could Launch PS4 Gold on June 9 for $249

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    But then again, Sony could have PLENTY more to announce , show and tease during the event. Life is unusual, the five-part adventure game from Dontnod Entertainment, sees players grapple with the pressures that come with being a teenager and the responsibility of being a time traveler.
  • Twin Explosions in East Jakarta Part of Global Terrorist Attack

    Twin Explosions in East Jakarta Part of Global Terrorist Attack

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    Earlier, a police spokesman told reporters that police were investigating whether the attackers had direct orders from Syria or elsewhere. Wednesday's attack was reminiscent of a suicide bombing in Solo on July 5 previous year. In a televised address Thursday, President Joko Widodo said he had ordered a thorough probe and was "urging all citizen across the nation to stay calm and remain united".
  • TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US

    TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive without US

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    Asian countries disagreed over a China-backed free trade deal at talks on Monday, raising questions over a target for concluding negotiations by the end of the year. The statement also expressed support for the partnership to expand in the future, asserting the agreement would be extended to all nations that could "accept the high standards of the TPP".
  • Comey expected to testify about Trump conversations

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    President Donald Trump will interview Pistole, a former deputy FBI director and later the director of the Transportation Security Administration , as he resumes his search for a replacement for James Comey , who was sacked in the midst of an investigation into the White House's ties to Russian Federation.
  • Trupanion Inc (TRUP) Stock Is An All Time High Flier

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    The stock's 50 day moving average price is $15.88 and its 200 day moving average price is $15.65. A rally up to the $22-$23 level where recent fundamental analyst research and technical analysis suggest shares could be trading at would put its valuation near 3x 2018 sales, which isn't outrageous for the company's growth and execution in what appears to be the early innings for the pet insurance market.
  • Donald Trump's Communications Director Resigns

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    Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former US officials told Reuters. Kushner is Trump's Orthodox Jewish son-in-law. They're staying put but have previously told friends they will continue to evaluate and reassess whether they plan to stay in Washington .
  • Israeli documents from days after war have familiar ring 50 years on

    Israeli documents from days after war have familiar ring 50 years on

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    President Trump told Abbas that he was wrong; that he had spoken with leaders of Arab states at the summit held in Saudi Arabia last week, and that they had told him that they would cooperate with President Trump on the matter, as long as the USA could guarantee that the Palestinians' interests would not be harmed.
  • Trump to Keep Embassy in Tel Aviv — Sources to CNN

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    US President Donald Trump is likely to abandon his campaign promises to move the US Embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem , as he may have plans to make this move a part of the comprehensive peace agreement between Israel, the Arab states and the Palestinians, an opposition member of the Israeli parliament, Ksenia Svetlova, told Sputnik on Wednesday.
  • British authorities lift intel ban with US following bombing leaks

    British authorities lift intel ban with US following bombing leaks

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    Meanwhile, Take That have also revealed that they will be donating the proceeds of one of their rescheduled concerts to the I Love Manchester Emergency Fund to help victims and their families. British officials have been shocked by USA leaks they say undermine an ongoing investigation into a suspected terror network , including a search for bomb makers.
  • Bombing in diplomatic area of Kabul kills 90, wounds scores

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    German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said a security guard at the embassy was killed and some staff were wounded. Authorities in Germany postponed a deportation flight due to return failed Afghan asylum seekers, with a government source telling AFP news agency that diplomatic and consular staff had " more important things to do than to deal with organisational matters " so soon after the attack.
  • Chelsea star Fabregas unhappy with being dropped, doubt cast over future

    Chelsea star Fabregas unhappy with being dropped, doubt cast over future

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    The uncertainty has definitely been a distraction - and, as I said earlier, a convenient excuse at times . But let's enjoy the win tonight and not worry about the future. That's what I did not accept during the season, and I will never accept it. Banners with those words have been seen not only at Arsenal games, but at tennis tournaments and other soccer games all over the world, as disgruntled Gunners fans voice their displeasure with the Frenchman.
  • Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

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    Their injuries are said to be non-life-threatening, the official noted. The majority of those killed or wounded were civilians commuting during the morning rush hour, including almost a dozen US citizens, all of whom were USA contract personnel.
  • Tamir Rice shooting probe: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended

    Tamir Rice shooting probe: 1 officer fired, 1 suspended

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    The police officer who shot and killed 12-year-old Tamir Rice was sacked by the city of Cleveland on Tuesday, and the officer who drove the patrol auto the day of the November 2014 shooting was suspended. The police union representing the officers planned a news conference later Tuesday. Police Chief Calvin Williams says department officials have come to what they believe is a fair conclusion.
  • It's the Trump presidency, not its communications staff, that's failing

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    Dubke tendered his resignation just before Trump's "historic worldwide trip" and offered to remain on board until a transition is concluded, Priebus said, adding that Dubke would assist in finding his replacement, and will "be a strong advocate for the President and the President's policies moving foward".