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Tillerson said the two leaders noted the urgency of the threat of North Korea's weapons program. He did not elaborate on the progress or the problems. Trump's decision to strike Syria with 59 Tomahawk missiles - coming as Xi and Trump were eating spoonfuls of sorbet on Thursday night - quickly dominated the 24-hour news cycle.
  • Hamilton expecting titanic F1 title battle after winning in China

    Hamilton expecting titanic F1 title battle after winning in China

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    The Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport saw Hamilton lead every lap having started from pole position, and set the fastest lap in the process, and he praised the Briton for a mistake-free afternoon in China. The triple world champion and the teenaged Red Bull driver engaged in some light-hearted banter on the podium, withHamilton, while summing up the race, hesitating mid-sentence and seemingly forgetting Verstappen's name before calling him "this young guy here".
  • Remembering the Battle of Vimy Ridge

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    A sentry stands next to a torch of remembrance at the National War Memorial during a vigil to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge in Ottawa , Ontario, on Saturday, April 8, 2017. Previous attempts by British and French troops had failed. "And they remind us that one can not exist without the other". The Germans would never regain the ridge.
  • Russia's Lavrov and US Tillerson spoke by phone about situation in Syria

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    The trip planned by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will still go ahead later in the week, with Johnson leading efforts to bring together a coalition against Russian action in Syria and the regime of Bashar Assad. I will be working to arrange for other like-minded partners to meet and explore next steps soon too. Russia's Ministry of Foreign Affairs added that Lavrov emphasized on the call that the allegations of chemical weapons use by the Syrian military "do not correspond to reality" ...
  • Xi-Trump meeting: China says ready to boost US ties afresh

    Xi-Trump meeting: China says ready to boost US ties afresh

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    President Donald Trump was meeting again with his Chinese counterpart Friday, with US missile strikes on Syria adding weight to his threat to act unilaterally against the nuclear weapons program of China's ally, North Korea. "President Trump needs to come away from the meeting with concrete deliverables that will restore production and employment here in the U.S. in those sectors that have been ravaged by China's predatory and protectionist practices", said Holly Hart, legislative director for ...
  • Employers Added 98000 Jobs in March Below Expectations of 180000

    Employers Added 98000 Jobs in March Below Expectations of 180000

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    However, the unemployment rate fell from 4.7% to 4.5%, the lowest level in nearly a decade, defying forecast for an unchanged reading. The increase was the first since June. In March, the household survey showed that 472,000 more people found jobs. It's a pretty dire situation for brick-and-mortar retailers that are facing relentless pressure from Amazon; slowing traffic at shopping malls; and overcapacity - too many stores in many parts of the country.
  • Monkey Girl: Child Found Living with Monkeys in Indian Forest

    Monkey Girl: Child Found Living with Monkeys in Indian Forest

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    The BBC reports that the girl, who has been nicknamed "Forest Durga" in reference to a Hindu goddess, had been reported by woodcutters who saw her living with the pack of monkeys. "He sped away with her in his police vehicle while the monkeys gave chase", Tripathi said. "She has marks on her skin, looks like she has lived with animals for quite some time.
  • California Lifts Drought State of Emergency

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    Brown's order maintains numerous conservation practices put in place in 2015, including mandatory reports on water usage, restrictions on using nonrecirculated water in fountains and bans on watering lawns within 48 hours of significant rainfall.