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Syrian President says will only allow impartial chemical attack probe

Syrian President says will only allow impartial chemical attack probe

But Tillerson is confident the attack was directed by the Assad regime. AMSTERDAM: Global chemical weapons investigators have gone to Turkey to collect samples as part of an inquiry into an allege...

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Trump quietly signs law rolling back Planned Parenthood funding protection

Trump quietly signs law rolling back Planned Parenthood funding protection

This shows how deeply honest President Trump is in his pledge to those of us in the pro-life community. And in doing so, he may have made it harder for Planned Parenthood and other abortion pr...

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U.S. general sees progress by Iraqi forces in Mosul despite complicated battle

U.S. general sees progress by Iraqi forces in Mosul despite complicated battle

About the USA -led coalition's coordination with Iraqi forces in Mosul operations, al-Alusi said: "Poor weather conditions in the region have reduced airstrikes of the worldwide coalition's warplane...

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Gunfire breaks out at Manus Island detention centre

Gunfire breaks out at Manus Island detention centre

Unconfirmed reports suggest a fight broke out between asylum seekers and military officers on the soccer field, and when the refugees returned to the compound, their opponents followed to continue the...

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Ceremony held in commemoration of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Ceremony held in commemoration of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Canadian soldiers march at a sunset ceremony and mounting of the vigil at the WWI Canadian National Vimy Memorial in Givenchy-en-Gohelle, France on Saturday, April 8, 2017. "As soldiers we dedicate ou...

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As suspect in Stockholm attack confesses, mourning and resolve from Swedes

Friday's attack resembled previous rampages using vehicles in Nice, Berlin and London, all of them claimed by the Islamic State (IS). Accompanied by a lawyer and a Russian-language interpreter, Akil...

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Graham: By Flying From Attacked Base, Assad Is Telling Trump 'F You'

Graham: By Flying From Attacked Base, Assad Is Telling Trump 'F You'

What we are saying is, other countries have to ask themselves some hard questions. "Why are we supporting this murderous regime that is committing mass murder of its own population?" The U.S. Is polit...

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Chemical attack fabricated, says Assad

Syrian President Bashar Assad speaks in an earlier interview with AFP , in February 2016 in Damascus . Experts tell NPR this explanation does not make sense , based on the nature of the chemical...

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People offer prayers on Good Friday eve

For Christians today, Easter is the most joyful day of the year. In this nation, which was recently declared an official Christian state, most of us will pause to remember and reflect on the day o...

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United Airlines Will Compensate All Passengers Who Were On Controversial Flight

United Airlines Will Compensate All Passengers Who Were On Controversial Flight

This can never, this will never happen again . That's the Chicago-to-Louisville flight in which a 69-year-old man was dragged off the plane by airport police officers because he didn't want to give u...

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North threatens USA with a first strike

South Korea's Yonhap News reported North Korea's "target-striking contest", which reportedly pleased the dictator, while Fox News broke the story about the US's massive elephant walk of F-15s, hel...

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South Africa's ANC backs Zuma in reshuffle dispute

The party later said the notes were sent in error and did not reflect the party's position. But on Wednesday, the ANC said it accepted Zuma's reason for firing Gordhan, which Mantashe said was "th...

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'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid Syria crisis

Asked about Russia's prior knowledge about the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons, Trump said it's "possible", but "unlikely" that Russian Federation had known in advance of Syria's...

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Sharks beat Oilers 3-2 in OT in NHL playoffs

Additionally, Edmonton needs to improve with maintaining puck possession. The Sharks will have to face a riled-up Edmonton crowd hungry for their first playoff win in eleven years, but as Game 1 h...

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Stockholm attack suspect 'admits terrorist crime,' lawyer says

After the hearing, his lawyer Johan Eriksson said that Mr Akilov was pleading guilty, adding that he was not allowed to say more about the case. "His position is that he admits to a terrorist cri...

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No reservation in taking anti-BJP parties' help on EVM issue: Maywati

Taking on Mayawati for doing nothing to end the plight of the poor and needy during the BSP's rule in Uttar Pradesh, Joshi further said the BJP on the other hand works for development of all. "One of ...

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FBI Had July 2016 Warrant To Spy On Trump Adviser

In July, he traveled to Moscow in a trip authorized by the campaign . The former Merrill Lynch banker, who has an office in a building next to Trump Tower, has refused to discuss the matter publicly....

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North Korean holiday likely to feature military parade

North Korean holiday likely to feature military parade

Trump earlier ordered the USS Carl Vinson aircraft-carrier group to head to the Korean Peninsula in an attempt to deter North Korea's nuclear and long-range missile ambitions, which it is developing...

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Left-Wing Candidate Heading for Victory in Ecuador Election

A group of local Ecuadorean private sector lobby groups issued a statement Monday evening calling on the election authorities to perform a recount, echoing the demands voiced by right-wing candidate ...

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MOAB: Pakistan's role in setting up Islamic State module in Afghanistan exposed

The Islamic State group's Aamaq news agency denied that any of its fighters were killed or wounded, citing a source within the group. A Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) weapon is prepared for testi...

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Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

Defeating IS is 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

Still, Haley said the USA didn't see a peaceful future Syria with Assad in power. The top priority for the United States in Syria is to defeat Daesh, said Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said at a ...

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Trump on Putin: We're Going to 'See What Happens'

Trump called the attack the crossing of a "red line", but members of the Security Council who opposed the missile strike said the United States may have jumped the gun in acting unilaterally and...

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Afghan officials: 36 Islamic State fighters killed by US bomb

The blast destroyed three underground tunnels as well as weapons and ammunition, but no civilians were injured, said a Defense Ministry spokesman . "We were all scared, and my children and my wife ...

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Another Former Trump Official Might Register As A Foreign Agent

Another Former Trump Official Might Register As A Foreign Agent

Paul Manafort created a shell corporation on the same day he left the Trump campaign and promptly borrowed $13 million from Trump-connected businesses. Manafort has vigorously denied any wrongdoing, ...

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SACP stands firm on call for Zuma to resign

Zuma's actions would cause South Africa to be downgraded to junk status by credit rating agencies, economists warned. "We think that after all his undeniable contribution to both the movement and ...

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Conflict could break out at any moment over North Korea, warns China

China, Pyongyang's sole major ally, said on Friday that situation must be stopped from reaching an "irreversible and unmanageable stage". South Korea's top diplomat said today that the US would co...

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Canada moves to legalise recreational pot

Trudeau himself admitted in 2013 to having smoked pot five or six times in his life, including at a dinner party with friends since being elected to parliament. "We believe the contents of the bill ...

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Palestinian stabs British tourist in Jerusalem: Israeli police

Palestinian stabs British tourist in Jerusalem: Israeli police

The attack comes during the Easter and Passover holidays when police are on heightened alert because of the increase in tourism. Samri described the stabber as a "mentally disturbed" Palestinian fro...

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Hillary Clinton on election meddling: Russians 'will be back'

Hillary Clinton on election meddling: Russians 'will be back'

In her first interview since losing the 2016 US election, Clinton said the prospect of electing the first woman president was exciting for some Americans, but threatening to others. Clinton's support ...

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'Right time' to use huge bomb in Afghanistan: US general

The bomb, known officially as a GBU-43B, or massive ordnance air blast weapon, unleashes 11 tons of explosives. Afghan officials said 36 militants were killed in the strike in Nangarhar province, ...

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