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North Korea launches ballistic missile — South Korean military

North Korea launches ballistic missile — South Korean military

While South Korea, China and Japan all worry about North Korea , ties between South Korea and China have been strained by South Korea's decision to install a USA anti-missile system in defence against the North. Dialogue with the USA administration was possible after a meeting with ex-Government officials in Norway, a senior diplomat for the rogue state said.



President Trump: Building A Conservative Judicial Legacy

Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Joan Larsen of MI to serve as a Circuit judge on the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, Kevin Newsom of Alabama to serve as a Circuit judge on the U.S. Two judges from that list were among the 10 nominees named Monday . It's generally expected that the Senate will easily confirm each of the nine individuals on Trump's new list, since lower-court nominees only require a simple majority.


Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

Moon responded that he's aware of China's concerns and he hopes the two countries can have a greater understanding of each other's positions on the system, it said. Moon told Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe most South Koreans rejected Tokyo's agreement to compensate victims of sexual slavery during the 1910-45 colonial era, implying he could scrap the contentious deal reached with Park's government at the end of 2015.



No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after ISIS fight concludes

Influential Shia cleric Muqtada al-Sadr has long criticised the presence of U.S. troops in Iraq, even going so far as to describe them as a potential "target" for his supporters. He added, "I think that the government of Iraq realizes their very complex fight, and they're going to need the assistance of the coalition even beyond Mosul".


US warship collides with S. Korean fishing boat

US warship collides with S. Korean fishing boat

South Korean media Yonhap was the first to report the incident, and Yonhap added that both vessels were able to continue on their journey with no reported injuries on either vessel. About 28,500 USA troops are stationed in South Korea as deterrence against potential aggression from North Korea. The San Diego cruiser left home in January as part of the Carl Vinson Strike Group deployment.



Sean Spicer stood back in the shadows after Comey's firing

The White House's latest crisis of credibility was created on Tuesday when Trump sacked James Comey which, White House press reps and Veep Mike Pence explained that evening, he did after accepting the recommendation to fire of new-ish Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein .