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Police in south Nepal fire at protesters; Indian man killed

...credibly and effectively," Indian External Affairs Ministry spokesman Vikas Swarup said in New Delhi.In Washington, State Department spokeswoman Elizabeth Trudeau said Monday the U.S. was encouraging all Nepalis to engage in the democratic...
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Okinawa threatens to revoke approval for US base

...possibility of filing for an injunction if Onaga carries through on his attempt to revoke approval for the work.In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby said the U.S. remains confident that both governments are committed to the base relocation...
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Man in yellow shirt is focus of Bangkok bombing probe asking now? Do you understand the word investigation? It's not like they claim responsibility."In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby said the U.S. is offering to support Thailand in its investigation but has not received...
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Bangkok bombing at busy shrine kills 18

...Bangkok issued an emergency message for U.S. citizens, advising them to avoid the shrine's area.In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby expressed deep sympathy to those affected by the Bangkok explosion. He said authorities...
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E. coli in Northwest marks Chipotle's 3rd outbreak this year

...epidemiologist for communicable diseases for the Washington State Department of Health.Lindquist does not expect the number...D'Angeli, medical epidemiologist with the Washington State Department of Health.The company is not planning to close...
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Violence in Turkey leaves at least 9 dead

...said Turkey was determined to fight terrorism through "cooperation and solidarity" with its NATO ally.In Washington, State Department Spokesman John Kirby said U.S. officials were working with Turkish authorities to investigate the incident...
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Bering Sea halibut bycatch cut leaves both trawlers and halibut fishermen unhappy

...thinking this is a step backward," said council vice chairman Bill Tweit during the meeting.Tweit, of the Washington state Department of Fish and Wildlife, was immediately met by shouts from fishermen in the audience. About an hour earlier...
S. Korea agency: N. Korea executed defense chief North Korea. Information about the secretive, authoritarian state is often impossible to confirm.In Washington, State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said the U.S. can't confirm reporting of the execution of North Korean officials...
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Yemen's humanitarian truce barely holds as violence resumes

...Marzieh Afkham said Iran would not permit any country involved in the Yemen war to inspect its cargo.In Washington, State Department spokesman Jeff Rathke said the U.S. opposed the idea of governments delivering their own assistance outside...
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US, Turkey plan for 'safe zone' free of IS in Syria

...has yet been finalized, said the official, who spoke on condition of anonymity under regulations.In Washington, State Department spokesman John Kirby said any joint military efforts with Turkey would not include the imposition of a no-fly...
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