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Defiant North Korea launches multiple missiles

People watch a TV news program showing a file footage of a missile launched by North Korea, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea , Thursday, June 8, 2017. Terminal High Altitude Area Defense that is deployed in South Korea. In fact, the MDA, in cooperation with the U.S. Air Force 30th Space Wing, conducted a successful test of the GMD system on May 30, when a ground-based interceptor launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California intercepted an ICBM-class target ...



Senate Approves Deal Stripping Trump of Power to Remove Russia Sanctions

Senator Bob Corker said . "By codifying existing sanctions and requiring congressional review of any decision to weaken or lift them, we are ensuring that the United States continues to punish President (Vladimir) Putin for his reckless and destabilising actions", said Chuck Schumer , the top Senate Democrat.



'When UK ready', Brexit talks should start: EU's Michel Barnier

This election could have been the moment when Britain made a choice between two options that were actually available: having that cake and therefore sailing with open eyes into the inevitable economic shock and pain of hard Brexit . Opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn's Labour party won 262 seats. And those two parties together have taken a bigger share of the overall vote than in the 2015 election.


Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

Gunman shooting at baseball practice field dead

Police in the upmarket Washington DC suburb of Alexandria said they were investigating a "multiple shooting" and a suspect was in custody. Top congressional leaders are protected around the clock by the Capitol Police, a practice that was bolstered after several incidents, including a 1998 shooting at the Capitol and the September 11, 2001, terror attacks.


Huge fire engulfs London tower block, 30 people injured

Huge fire engulfs London tower block, 30 people injured

On Twitter, London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the fire was declared a major incident; he and other city officials are spreading information about how survivors and families can find one another or report someone missing. " 'We've complained to council, ' said Edward Daffarn, 55, who said nothing had been done to improve safety". More than 200 firefighters were sent to the scene but Jody said they struggled to reach those inside the building, who were unable to leave.