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Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - 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.

China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Tillerson
BEIJING/WASHINGTON (Reuters) - China has told the Trump administration it warned North Korea it would impose unilateral sanctions should Pyongyang carry out another nuclear test, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said on Thursday, in possibly China's toughest threat yet against its defiant neighbor.Tillerson, speaking on Fox News, said China has asked North Korea not to conduct any more nuclear tests. He noted that major commemorations in North had passed in recent days without a feared nucl

Exclusive: Trump spurns Taiwan president's suggestion of another phone call
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday spurned the Taiwanese president's suggestion that the two leaders hold another phone call, saying he did not want to create problems for Chinese President Xi Jinping at a time when Beijing appears to be helping with efforts to rein in North Korea.

With fish and football, French presidential hopefuls woo voters
PARIS/LE GRAU DU ROI, France (Reuters) - France's presidential candidates battled for the popular vote on Thursday with far-right Marine Le Pen wooing fishermen and Emmanuel Macron playing soccer as polls showed the centrist's commanding lead narrow marginally.

Pena Nieto, Trudeau to remain in close contact over NAFTA: Mexico
MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau spoke on Thursday about the NAFTA trade deal and agreed there was an opportunity to update the accord to the mutual benefit of all signatories, the Mexican government said.

London police shoot one, arrest four in counter-terrorism operation
(Reuters) - British police said officers shot a woman and arrested four other people in London and nearby Kent during a counter-terrorism investigation on Thursday.

Risk of deeper involvement as U.S. weighs its options in Afghanistan
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As President Donald Trump's administration drafts an Afghanistan policy, U.S. officials are seeking a way to reverse gains by militant groups without wading deeper into a 15-year-long war that has no end in sight.

Armed British police arrest man with knives near May's office

'End the injustice' pleads Venezuelan official's son over unrest

Macedonian police fire stun grenades after protesters storm parliament