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US conducts missile test amid growing tensions over North Korea

US conducts missile test amid growing tensions over North KoreaThe US has conducted a missile test to demonstrate its “national nuclear capabilities” amid ongoing tensions with North Korea. Military officials said the test involved the launch of intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Colonel Chris Moss, Vandenberg’s 30th Space Wing commander, said the test launch was “an important demonstration of our nation’s nuclear deterrent capabilities”.



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Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 moreVARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas carried out its first execution in nearly a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that spared three convicted killers, but courts still could scuttle the remainder of the nation's most ambitious death penalty schedule since capital punishment was restored in 1976.



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Navy destroyer conducts strike operations against Syria and more: April 7 in photos

Navy destroyer conducts strike operations against Syria and more: April 7 in photosThe U.S. Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Porter conducts strike operations in the Mediterranean Sea as part of a cruise missile strike against Syria; the 2016 National League Cy Young Award is presented to Max Scherzer of the Washington Nationals before the start of the opening day game against the Miami Marlins; a man who identified himself as a Syrian refugee speaks in favor of President Trump’s decision to launch attacks against Syrian targets during a demonstration in London. These are some of the photos of the day. (AP/EPA/Getty/Reuters)



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