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Turkish electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

The pugnacious Erdogan, who was congratulated on his victory by US President Donald Trump on April 18, made stronger comments in the face of complaints about the fairness of the referendum, telling ...

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Arkansas conducts first execution since 2005, plans 3 more

Arkansas executed its first inmate in 12 years on Thursday after a protracted legal battle that questioned aspects of the use of the death penalty in the United States, which fell to a quarter-century...

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Macron increases lead at 25%, Le Pen at 22%, polls say

Macron increases lead at 25%, Le Pen at 22%, polls say

Communist-backed Jean-Luc Melenchon said he wouldn't cede to "panic" and will continue with his plans for the day. Regarding whether the French electorate would vote for a French exit from the euro ...

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Iraqi soldiers hit by Islamic State gas attack in western Mosul

Iraqi forces with the backing of the US-led coalition - which has thousands of military personnel deployed in Iraq and carries out daily air strikes - began a major offensive to retake Mosul in Oct...

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Trump tells Kim Jong-Un: Behave

Calling the meeting a clear sign of the robust U.S. -Japan alliance, Pence stressed that Washington stands with Tokyo, even during this hard period of continual provocations by the North. "We will not...

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Iran FM slams 'worn-out' US nuclear accusations

Iran FM slams 'worn-out' US nuclear accusations

The White House is aware of "potential negative impacts" from a review ordered by President Donald Trump of whether lifting sanctions through the Iran nuclear deal was in us national security interest...

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51 percent increase in Easter road deaths

51 percent increase in Easter road deaths

Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi is expected to release the Easter road crash statistics on Friday, with some concerns that the numbers may be up this year. The DA has asked that the minister expl...

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Widow of Saints star Will Smith upset at killer's 25 years

Widow of Saints star Will Smith upset at killer's 25 years

Prosecutor Jason Napoli enters the Orleans Parish criminal courthouse for a sentencing hearing for Cardell Hayes, who was convicted of manslaughter in the shooting death of former New Orleans Saints s...

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Don't use social media for self-praise: Modi to bureaucrats

Don't use social media for self-praise: Modi to bureaucrats

The essentials of PM Modi's visit and travel procedures are being on process as said by sources from Colombo. Speaking at a function commemorating Civil Services Day, Modi said, "With changing tim...

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Jason Chaffetz Won't Seek Re-Election, Utah Governor Run Rumors Persist

Jason Chaffetz (R-Utah) announced he will not seek re-election to the House when his term ends in 2018, news that evidently has McMullin licking his chops, reports the Independent Journal Rev...

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George HW Bush still in hospital; George W Bush visits

Bush. Bush, 92, the oldest living former USA president, has been hospitalized several times in recent years for a variety of problems. Family spokesman Jim McGrath reports no changes Thursday for ...

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Arkansas executes prisoner after battle over lethal drug

In that order, the state Supreme Court did not elaborate on its reasoning. The sedative is supposed to render death penalty inmates unconscious and unable to feel pain during their executions, but in ...

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Stephen Colbert Scolds Russia For Criticizing Donald Trump After Electing Him

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said the situation was extremely sensitive and aggravation should be avoided. he also wanted that if a war did start it would quickly get out of control. T...

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Egypt terror attack sends country back to state of emergency

Mourners pray next to coffins of the victims of the blast at the Coptic Christian Saint Mark's church in Alexandria the previous day during a funeral procession at the Monastery of Marmina in the ci...

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Wits students protest against poor conditions in residence

Wits students protest against poor conditions in residence

According to Wits Vuvuzela, fees at Yale Village range from R39 468 to R52 026. Earlier, Wits spokesperson Shirona Patel said classes had not been disrupted and would continue as normal. The student...

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Ontario, Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

While no details have been revealed as to how exactly the provincial government would cool the GTHA housing market , the premier has said measures would be introduced soon. A person purchasing a piec...

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After visa programme, it's now time for Australian values test

After visa programme, it's now time for Australian values test

At one stage, Sales pointed out one of Australia's most successful business leaders and generous philanthropists, Westfield boss Frank Lowy, barely understood English when he first arrived in the co...

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Mexico seeks extradition of ex-governor

Mexico seeks extradition of ex-governor

He has denied all charges against him which include graft and organized crime. Javier Duarte is being investigated for corruption and is linked to real estate holdings in the US, including in Scotts...

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GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory

GM quits Venezuela after government seizes its factory

But still, thousands of people waving Venezuelan flags and shouting "No more dictatorship" took to the streets in the capital and across the oil-rich nation. Across the country, the clashes were inten...

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Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela

Some US companies that have left or scaled back in Venezuela

The plant was confiscated on Wednesday as anti-government protesters clashed with authorities in a country that is roiling in economic troubles such as food shortages and triple-digit inflation. It ...

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Abe sends offering to shrine honoring Japan's war dead

Abe sends offering to shrine honoring Japan's war dead

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Friday sent a ritual offering to the controversial Yasukuni shrine that honors Japan's war dead, including convicted war criminals. The shrine honors Japanese Wor...

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Ensure safety of Kashmiris in the country: Rajnath Singh

Ensure safety of Kashmiris in the country: Rajnath Singh

The outfit had warned of a full-blown "Halla Bol" campaign from April 30 to "banish" Kashmiris who do not leave the state on their own. "I appeal to all the chief ministers to ensure security of Kas...

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Ensure safety of Kashmiris in the country: Rajnath Singh

Ensure safety of Kashmiris in the country: Rajnath Singh

The outfit had warned of a full-blown "Halla Bol" campaign from April 30 to "banish" Kashmiris who do not leave the state on their own. "I appeal to all the chief ministers to ensure security of Kas...

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US House Intel chairman steps aside from Russian Federation probe

US House Intel chairman steps aside from Russian Federation probe

Republican Rep. Devin Nunes of California, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee , has removed himself from the investigation into whether Russian Federation colluded with the successful ...

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Trump's ally steps aside in US Congress' Russia probe

Trump's ally steps aside in US Congress' Russia probe

This comes after the announcement on Thursday morning that the embattled Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., will be stepping away from the Russian Federation probe. Nunes's stepping aside came after...

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Dramatic day in Mediterranean: More than 2000 migrants rescued at sea

An Italian coast guard spokesman said 19 rescue operations by the coast guard or ships operated by non-governmental organisations had saved a total of 2,074 migrants on 16 rubber dinghies and three ...

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Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

Paris police say officer and attacker shot, killed

Belgian authorities said they had no information about the suspect. The Islamic State group's claim of responsibility just a few hours after the attack came unusually swiftly for the extremist group...

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Two police officers killed in Paris shooting

Two police officers killed in Paris shooting

The suspect, who was shot dead by French police, was the subject of a "Fiche S" surveillance file and was on the radar of the French domestic security service DGSI, the source said. She said that arou...

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Tillerson brands Iran nuclear deal a failure

Tillerson brands Iran nuclear deal a failure

Tillerson added that Iran's provocative actions threaten the United States, the region, and the world. Tillerson raised the prospect of new sanctions against Tehran for regional provocations and sai...

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Trudeau defends supply management, wants 'fact' based trade talk with US

Trudeau told Bloomberg Television that the United States in fact ran a dairy surplus with Canada. U.S dairy farmers already struggling with low milk prices worry President Donald Trump's talk of r...

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