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North Korea has increased nuclear fuel production at secret sites, US officials say

North Korea has increased nuclear fuel production at secret sites, US officials sayNorth Korea has increased its production of fuel for nuclear weapons in recent months, US intelligence agencies believe, despite Donald Trump’s claims “there is no longer a nuclear threat” from the secretive state. Pyongyang may be trying to hide its activities at multiple secret sites while seeking concessions in nuclear talks with the US, NBC News quoted US officials as saying. It comes after Mr Trump claimed success in his unprecedented 12 June meeting with Kim Jong-un, the North Korean dictator, over denuclearisation.



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Women with breast cancer have increased heart disease risk, report finds

Women with breast cancer have increased heart disease risk, report findsThe American Heart Association said Thursday that treatment for breast cancer may also damage women’s hearts. It’s the first major report on a link between the two diseases.



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2 million at Times Square NYE celebration will see increased security

2 million at Times Square NYE celebration will see increased securityThe NYPD is ramping up security efforts for this year’s New Year’s Eve celebration, preparing officers for two big threats: terror attacks and dangerously cold temperatures.



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US eyes increased pumping from biggest federal water project

US eyes increased pumping from biggest federal water projectSAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Trump administration said Friday it will look at revving up water deliveries to farmers from California's Central Valley Project, the largest federal water project in the United States, in what environmental groups called a threat to protections for struggling native salmon and other endangered species.



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Increased police presence in Times Square on New Year’s Eve

Increased police presence in Times Square on New Year’s EveIn the wake of the recent attempted suicide bombing in New York City and the Las Vegas hotel shooting, the New York Police Department announced new steps to protect people in Times Square on New Year’s Eve.



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U.S. Gun Deaths Have Increased for the Second Straight Year

U.S. Gun Deaths Have Increased for the Second Straight YearThe rising number follows a 15-year period of no real change



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APNewsBreak: No increased danger after Yosemite rocks fall

APNewsBreak: No increased danger after Yosemite rocks fallYOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — A geological analysis Friday found there was no more danger than usual of another giant rock fall after two huge slides, including one involving a slab of granite the size of a 36-story building, occurred this week on the famed El Capitan rock formation in Yosemite National Park.



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Alzheimer's Deaths Increased 55 Percent In 15 Years

Alzheimer's Deaths Increased 55 Percent In 15 YearsThe disease was the sixth leading cause of death in the United States.



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U.S. sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft: officials

U.S. sees increased activity by Chinese bomber aircraft: officialsThe United States is aware of a higher-than-usual level of activity by Chinese bomber planes, signaling a possible heightened state of readiness, U.S. officials told Reuters on Thursday, but downplayed concerns and left open a range of possible reasons. None of the officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity, suggested alarm or signaled that they knew the precise reason for such Chinese activity.



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Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensions

Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensionsBy Lesley Wroughton and Yeganeh Torbati WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson’s visit to Moscow this week will be an early test of whether the Trump administration can use any momentum generated by a missile attack on a Syrian air base to craft and execute a strategy to end the Syrian war. Now, Tillerson, a former oil executive with no diplomatic experience, is charged with avoiding a major U.S. confrontation with Russia while exacting some concessions from Moscow.



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