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Trump threatens South Korean free-trade deal, says war with North possible

China has long promoted dialogue to resolve the "Korean nuclear issue" as North Korea has repeatedly threatened to destroy the United States which in turn has warned that " all options are on the tabl...

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European Central Bank keeps stimulus unchanged

The index on Wednesday rose 0.5%, ending at the highest level since August 2015. Money market rates meanwhile fell as investors scaled back expectations for higher European Central Bank interest...

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United Kingdom economy grew by 0.3% as service sector slows

United Kingdom economy grew by 0.3% as service sector slows

After briefly slipping on news of just 0.3% gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the first quarter, the pound quickly recovered ground to trade 0.4% higher against the dollar at $1.295, its highes...

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At Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, Trump Vows To Confront Anti-Semitism

At Holocaust Remembrance Ceremony, Trump Vows To Confront Anti-Semitism

This is my pledge to you: We will confront anti-Semitism (Applause.) We will stamp out prejudice. He called Nazi German leader Adolf Hitler's annihilation of 6 million Jews in World War II "histor...

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What Trump's poll numbers show at the 100-day mark

What Trump's poll numbers show at the 100-day mark

Congress must bolster their oversight role: gather support and build momentum among lawmakers to support a robust USA foreign assistance agenda that promotes global health and human rights. Trump tol...

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Merkel warns UK against Brexit 'illusions'

Merkel warns UK against Brexit 'illusions'

One such condition is the issue of pending financial obligations by Britain towards the European Union which has to be resolved before any other framework for future relations can be discussed. Meanwh...

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Predators beat Blackhawks for the sweep

Predators beat Blackhawks for the sweep

Subban last offseason, but staggered through the first half before playing their best hockey down the stretch and then shocking the Central Division-champion Chicago Blackhawks in four games, allowi...

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2 service members killed in eastern Afghanistan

Dozens of IS fighters were also killed . US-led North Atlantic Treaty Organisation troops have been at war in Afghanistan since 2001, after the ousting of the Taliban regime for refusing to hand ov...

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River Thames garden bridge plans scrapped by London mayor Sadiq Khan

River Thames garden bridge plans scrapped by London mayor Sadiq Khan

He criticised the trust's plan to start construction before all private funds were in place, saying this could leave London with "a partially built bridge which would either require completion or demo...

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Cowboys select Michigan DE Taco Charlton at No. 28 in first round

During his press conference, Ware said that the Cowboys were one of the few teams he thought about playing for in 2017 before deciding to retire. The draft fell right for a Cowboys team with a num...

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Global oil discoveries fall to record low in 2016 -IEA

Global oil discoveries fall to record low in 2016 -IEA

This, the agency said, has provided a counterweight to low activity in conventional oil. The slump in the conventional oil sector contrasts with the resilience of the USA shale industry. oil industr...

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49ers swap Nos. 2 and 3 picks; Chicago drafts Mitchell Trubisky

Analysts furthermore have doubted whether Trubisky, who played in an NFL-unfriendly shotgun college offence, can overcome the mechanical flaws and inconsistency he displayed as a Tar Hill. They also h...

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Intel quarterly revenue misses estimates on data center weakness

Intel quarterly revenue misses estimates on data center weakness

Essentially, a price target is an individual analyst's expectation on the future price of a security, usually a stock. Needham & Company LLC increased their price objective on Intel from $42.00 to $43...

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Le Pen Takes Leave As FN Head In French Presidency Bid

Le Pen Takes Leave As FN Head In French Presidency Bid

They prefer the untested Macron to what they know of Le Pen. Poll surveys predict that he will defeat Le Pen by a wide margin as most of the candidates and parties ousted in the first round are like...

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Security tight where Francis will overnight

Security tight where Francis will overnight

The most recent attacks have been claimed by the Islamic State (IS) group whose propagandists regularly boast of their intention of mounting attacks on the Vatican, as well as Egypt's Coptic Christian...

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USA says it will take two years for Venezuela to leave OAS

The center-right Macri succeeded a close ally of the Venezuelan Bolivarian socialists, Cristina Fernández de Kirchner, as president following his victory in the first run-off presidential election in ...

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European Bank says economy 'increasingly solid'

A gauge of world stock markets slipped on Thursday as a three-day rally stalled in the wake of a largely expected USA tax cut plan, while the euro weakened after comments from European Central Bank Pr...

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Buhari slowed down activities on doctors' advice, says Presidency

Buhari slowed down activities on doctors' advice, says Presidency

Garba Shehu , presidential spokesman, says President Muhammadu Buhari's doctors have advised him to take things slowly as he fully recovers from the "long period of treatment in the United Kingdom"....

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Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN

Facing backlash on killings, Duterte to find solace in ASEAN

But some officials fear the CoC, when it is finally adopted, will be less "valuable" as China which is also claiming the area, continues with its development plans. Indonesia's Foreign Minister Retno ...

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Child killed by falling flower planter in New York

Child killed by falling flower planter in New York

Kevin Reilly was apparently trying to climb up the window of the home when he grabbed onto the planter box at the second floor. He reached up and grabbed at the flower box, which is 4 feet long and ...

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Obama Returns to Public Spotlight With a Quip

Former advisors said the 44th commander in chief is not expected to criticize current President Donald Trump, who has tried to dismantle several of Obama's chief accomplishments, including the Afforda...

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Trump opposes including Obamacare subsidies in spending bill - Mulvaney

As Trump himself has said, health care is " very complicated ", and while the study does seem to get bogged down in numerous technical terms associated with Obamacare-as the former president's Affor...

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Boris Johnson says United Kingdom likely to strike Syria if asked by US

Boris Johnson says that Britain would likely join the U.S.in airstrikes if Syria used chemical weapons again. He earlier said the United Kingdom could strike against Bashar al-Assad in Syria without...

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Earnings lift Nasdaq to record; S&P, Dow drift

Earnings lift Nasdaq to record; S&P, Dow drift

The Nikkei average shed 37.56 points or 0.19 percent to finish at 19,251.87 while the broader Topix index closed 0.05 percent lower at 1,536.67. United States stocks ticked lower on Wednesday follow...

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Old Mutual plc's (OML) Buy Rating Reiterated at Shore Capital

It has a 8.77 P/E ratio. AVEVA Group plc is a holding company. The firm's market capitalization is GBX 6.33 billion. The Company's divisions are insurance, other divisions and corporate activities. ...

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Trump to sign order aimed at expanding offshore drilling

The Atlantic last saw exploratory drilling in the 1980s. Before leaving office, Obama created one of the world's largest marine sanctuaries off the coast of MA, protecting marine life and preventing...

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North Korea's Kim must come to 'his senses': United States naval commander

Susan Thornton, the acting top USA diplomat for East Asia, says there's debate about whether Pyongyang is willing to give up its weapons programs. She said the USA wants "to test that hypothesis to th...

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Macron and Le Pen battle for public perception

Macron and Le Pen battle for public perception

After her voyage aboard the "Grace of God 2" trawler, Le Pen said: "My grandfather was a fisherman, so I am in my element". When France's presidential election turned into a political boxing match t...

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Rishi Kapoor Slams 'Today's Stars' For Not Attending Vinod Khanna's Funeral

Rishi Kapoor Slams 'Today's Stars' For Not Attending Vinod Khanna's Funeral

The sitting MP had won the seat four times Khanna's contemporary Shatrughan Sinha described his death as a personal loss " Vinod Khanna was a greatly admired personality". Khanna received plaudits fo...

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Canada softwood lumber row turns Canadian attention to China

Canada softwood lumber row turns Canadian attention to China

The White House is now considering an executive order declaring the US' intent to pull out of the free trade agreement with Canada and Mexico, which could trigger a renegotiation of the trade pact, th...

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