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Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday a major conflict with North Korea is possible in the standoff over its nuclear and missile programs, but he would prefer a diplomatic outcome to the dispute. | Video

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Pope Francis arrives in Cairo seeking to mend ties with Islam

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Exclusive: Tesla's Klaus Grohmann ousted after clash with CEO Musk - sources

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Trump says was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA' but reconsidered

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump told Reuters on Thursday that he was "psyched" to terminate the NAFTA trade deal with Canada and Mexico, but changed his mind after their leaders asked for it to be renegotiated instead. | Video

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Arkansas's fourth execution in eight days ends death chamber flurry

GRADY, Ark. Arkansas on Thursday executed its fourth inmate in eight days, administering a lethal injection to a man who killed two people after escaping from a prison where he had been serving a life sentence for murdering a cheerleader.

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U.S. says 'major conflict' with North Korea possible, China warns of danger of escalation

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump said a "major, major conflict" with North Korea was possible over its nuclear and ballistic missile programs, while China said the situation on the Korean peninsula could escalate or slip out of control.