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Venezuela Guard deploys tear gas on march

Troops fired tear gas in Caracas neighborhoods, the border city of San Cristobal, the depressed industrial city of Puerto Ordaz, and the arid northern city of Punto Fijo. A short block away from whe...

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Walker: White House must deal with Canada's dairy policies

On Tuesday, Trump told an audience of dairy farmers in Wisconsin that he would stand up for their livelihoods. Trump says "unfair things" have happened in Canada to US dairy farmers. It has no plans...

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Turkey election board 'rejects referendum annulment bid'

The vote has been criticised by opposition parties because ballot papers which were unstamped, as required by Turkish law, were included in the count. The German government has also questioned the vot...

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Iran's Rouhani registers to run for re-election

It seems probable that the Pasdaran itself could produce a strong leadership figure to fill such a vacuum in the way that Gen. Reza Khan did in 1921, removing the pro-British Government of Iran. Sitti...

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Pakistan's top court rules prime minister can stay in power

Pakistan's top court rules prime minister can stay in power

Though owning overseas property is legal in Pakistan , protesters have called into question how Sharif's family acquired the funds to purchase the property. Conducting off-shore business is not illeg...

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Hinting At Support, Obama Calls Centrist French Presidential Candidate Macron

The first round of the French presidential election is scheduled for this Sunday, while the run-off is set for May 7. The new hardline tack has gained approval from her fans, with many at the Marsei...

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Philippines checks report of 'harassment' near China-controlled reef

It also ruled that China violated the UNCLOS when it built artificial islands within the Philippines' exclusive economic zone. In an interview with reporters, General Eduardo Ano said the armed forc...

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Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway US election: documents

Putin-linked think tank drew up plan to sway US election: documents

Three current and four former officials allege that the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies produced two documents obtained by USA intelligence, Reuters reported . Trump's decision to launch ...

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Trump spokesman Sean Spicer says he 'screwed up' with Hitler comments

I understand your point, thank you". "He brought them into the Holocaust center, I understand that". "In no way was I trying to lessen the horrendous nature of the Holocaust", Spicer said . But Mat...

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Modi pitches for justice to Muslim women

As Modi came to his home state for the first time after the BJP's resounding victories in Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand, the state party unit made every effort to welcome him in grand style in Surat, ...

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United Kingdom early elections 'dangerous': Tony Blair

And also speak for the values that I have espoused as a chancellor and as a member of parliament for 16 years, which are the openness, the tolerance, the diversity that I think makes Britain a great c...

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Can the USA convince China to pressure North Korea?

Pence told reporters that the type of missile that North Korea tried to fire on Sunday was medium-range, and that it exploded about 4 to 5 seconds after it was launched. The strike group was now hea...

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Turkey arrests dozens in anti-referendum protests

The French government said it would "follow with great care" the worldwide monitors' final report in coming weeks, particularly in relation to a reported last-minute change of rules by the electoral...

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Trump to meet Italian premier ahead of G-7 meeting in Italy

Trump's scheduled visit to Italy for his first G7 summit, where the leaders of the U.S., Italy, Germany, Canada, France, Japan and Britain will discuss the economy and, likely, national and global sec...

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The US talks trade with Tokyo

US Vice President Mike Pence reiterated his country's commitment to the security of Japan on Tuesday, as North Korea intensified concerns over its weapons programme with a vow to launch missile tests...

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Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary

Intelligence and Transportation Minister Yisrael Katz said Tuesday that Barghouti, is now leading the hunger strike, should have been given the death penalty instead of life imprisonment. While Palest...

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UK Labour leader comes out fighting

In keeping with reports that he would adopt a "populist" strategy against entrenched elites, Corbyn said he would not "play by the rules" and promised a fairer and more equal economy, adopting a passi...

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North Korea propaganda video depicts bombing in USA city

North Korea propaganda video depicts bombing in USA city

China made a plea for a return to negotiations. However President Trump has also repeatedly warned he would "solve" North Korea if China decided not to help. President Barack Obama, which pursued a ...

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'The sword stands ready': US VP Mike Pence warns North Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump has taken a hard line with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who has rebuffed admonitions from sole major ally China and proceeded with nuclear and missile programs in def...

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Student lynched over

Student lynched over "blasphemy"

The murdered student has been identified as Mashal Khan, who was accused of posting blasphemous messages on social media. Critics say blasphemy laws, which allow the death penalty in some cases, are...

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15% of Facebook Employees on H-1B Visas

15% of Facebook Employees on H-1B Visas

Throughout his election campaign, Trump pushed the "Buy American, hire American" maxim and prefers to move towards a merit-based visa system, which only encourages the most-talented workers from overs...

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Over 50 people arrested in Nigeria for celebrating same-sex wedding

Over 50 people arrested in Nigeria for celebrating same-sex wedding

Where is it illegal to be gay? The suspects, who were arrested on April 15, have pled not guilty, but they could face 10 years in prison under Nigeria's strict laws against same-sex marriage. Ikeokw...

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Arkansas court allows state to use execution drug

Arkansas court allows state to use execution drug

Arkansas officials say such an order effectively blocks all the scheduled executions because they have been unable to get more of that drug, which is used as a paralytic as part of the state's three-d...

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Pakistan court wants probe of allegations against PM family

Pakistan court wants probe of allegations against PM family

The team has two months to complete its inquiry, after which a special bench will decide what action to take, the court said in a ruling that opens with the epigraph from Mario Puzo's novel "The Godf...

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SeaWorld's last killer whale born in captivity

SeaWorld is excited to announce the birth of the newest member of the SeaWorld family of killer whales . SeaWorld announced past year that it would end its killer whale breeding program. "Th...

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VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

VP Pence heads to Asia-Pacific amid North Korean posturing

According to a White House foreign policy adviser, the trip is intended as a chance for Pence to lay out the administration's policies to U.S. allies in the region, and to offer an opportunity for him...

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Turkey's election board rejects appeals to annul referendum

The prime minister then called on the main opposition party to be accountable for their actions. In particular, observers pointed to a controversial last-minute decision by Turkey's electoral board to...

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Turkey's election board says unstamped ballots are valid

Voter turnout was 85.46 percent. The detainees, accused of making propaganda to question legitimacy of the referendum result, were reportedly taken to the İstanbul Police Office on Wednesday morni...

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FDNY firefighter dies after fall from roof in Queens

FDNY firefighter dies after fall from roof in Queens

The fire broke out on the second floor of an apartment located at 1615 Putnam Ave in Ridgewood around 2:30 p.m. Nigro said it's common practice for firefighters to head to the roof to open doors and...

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Premier Wall asks Education Minister Morgan 'to review the library funding issue'

Premier Wall asks Education Minister Morgan 'to review the library funding issue'

According to the provincial government, tough decisions had to be made to keep the economy strong. Replying to a question in the legislature last month, Morgan appeared to suggest there were too man...

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