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North Korea fires 'unidentified projectile'



News May 21, 2017


"North Korea fired an unidentified projectile from a site this afternoon from the vicinity of Pukchang in Pyeongannam-do (South Pyongan Province)," the Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement reported by the Yonhap news agency.T...

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North Korea in new test of medium-range ballistic missile



News May 21, 2017


The projectile reached an altitude of around 348 miles and travelled about 310 miles before landing in the Sea of Japan, South Korea's military said.It was fired from Pukchang, the location of a military airport north of the capit...

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Rescuers try to save humpback whale stuck in California harbour



News May 21, 2017


The 35-foot-long whale was first spotted swimming back and forth in Ventura Harbor, southern California, on Saturday afternoon.Video showed it turning back as it reached shallow water by the rocky shore.During one length of the ma...

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Mexican mob threatens to behead Russian man over public insults



News May 21, 2017


One of the group was fatally stabbed in the confrontation with the 42-year-old, identified as Aleksei Makeev.Police in the resort of Cancun rescued Makeev from the mob - who were armed with sticks and rocks.He is being held in hos...

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Donald Trump to call for 'Muslim unity' in fight against terror during Saudi trip



News May 21, 2017


On the second day of his visit to Saudi Arabia, Mr Trump is expected to press the need to confront radical ideology and promote a peaceful vision of Islam in his signature speech.He is understood to be planning to call for unity w...

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