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North Korea fires three missiles into sea

North Korea has fired three short-range ballistic missiles, the US military says.WASHINGTON: North Korea launched a barrage of missiles Saturday, less than one week after being praised by US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson for showing 'restraint' in its weapons program.Pyongyang fired three short-range ballistic missiles from the Kangwon province, according to US Pacific Command.The launches occurred in the...

US sanctions Russia over alleged election hacking, Moscow to retaliate

President Barack Obama has imposed sanctions on Russian officials and intelligence services in retaliation for Russia's interference in the US presidential election by hacking American political sites and email accounts. WASHINGTON- President Barack Obama has issued new sanctions against Russian people and companies that the US government has accused of hacking American institutions ahead of the election. The Treasury Department announced...

Pearl Harbor brings US and Japan closer

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is the first to go to the hallowed memorial above the sunken USS ArizonaPEARL HARBOR, Hawaii (AP) — In a historic pilgrimage, the leaders of Japan and the United States took to the hallowed waters of Pearl Harbor on Tuesday to prove that even the bitterest enemies can become allies. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe...

Bob Dylan Wins 2016 Nobel Prize for Literature

The singer and songwriter Bob Dylan, one of the world’s most influential musicians, was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature on Thursday for “having created new poetic expressions within the great American song tradition,” in the words of the Swedish Academy.He is the first American to win the prize since the novelist Toni Morrison, in 1993. The announcement, in...

Republicans Moving Away From Trump?

WASHINGTON: More senior Republicans have withdrawn support for US presidential candidate Donald Trump after his obscene remarks about women became public.At least a dozen Republicans have said they will not be voting for him, since the comments emerged on Friday.Mr Trump says he will never drop out of the race to be president and will never let his supporters...