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Pence says US-Japan economic talks could lead to trade deal

Pence says US-Japan economic talks could lead to trade deal

North Korea has conducted several missile and nuclear tests in defiance of United Nations sanctions and has said it has developed a missile that can strike the U.S. Mr Pence is in Tokyo to discuss...

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United Nations chief says 'everything' must be done to confront North Korea

Pence said on Monday the world had seen Trump's resolve in the past two weeks, with a USA missile attack on a Syrian airfield and the dropping of a powerful non-nuclear bomb on Islamic State fighters ...

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Paris shooting will 'probably help' far-right candidate Le Pen

Campaigning on staunch nationalistic rhetoric, Le Pen has harshly criticized Islam as the root cause of terrorism and vowed to support a more secular France by limiting free expression of religion...

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The political world waits on Georgia race, Ossoff

Trump tweeted Wednesday: "Dems failed in Kansas and are now failing in Georgia". Ossoff garnered 48.1 percent of the vote , meaning he will go against Republican Karen Handel in a runoff electi...

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Trump weighs in on French election with comments on Paris attack

Such a terrorist attack certainly does not help hard-left Melenchon gain ground. Politicians who portray themselves as anti-establishment appear to be energising many voters. "We must first show o...

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Two people killed during anti-government protests in Venezuela

Seven protesters have been killed in demonstrations against Maduro's government, the BBC reported . Later in the day a 23-year-old woman named Paola Ramirez was also shot and killed by pro-govern...

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Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

Queen Elizabeth II turns 91 with day at the horse races

Today marks England's longest reigning monarch's birthday. 3 - number of dogs the Queen has left - one corgi, Willow, and two dorgis, Candy and Vulcan. The Duke of Cambridge has admitted it is hard ...

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Former Iran leader Ahmadinejad barred from presidential election

Former Iran leader Ahmadinejad barred from presidential election

Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who had also registered, was denied a spot. The presidential election in Iran is scheduled for May 19, 2017. Meanwhile, Iran's interior ministry said Thursd...

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South Korea on heightened alert as isolated North readies for army celebration

Trump has been pressuring China , North Korea's main benefactor, to help defuse the situation over North Korea's development of atomic weapons and long-range missiles but he has also warned that the ...

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Trump U. Lawsuit Judge Curiel Assigned to Dreamer Deportation Case

Trump U. Lawsuit Judge Curiel Assigned to Dreamer Deportation Case

Federal agents ignored President Trump's pledge to protect from deportation undocumented immigrants brought to the United States as children by sending a young man back to his native Mexico, the firs...

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U.S. to evaluate whether Iran has complied with nuclear deal

As he often had during the president campaign, Trump ripped into the deal struck by Iran, the USA and other world powers in 2015 and said "it shouldn't have been signed". Iran has yet to comment on ...

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It is time for Beijing to be serious about sanctions

North Korea last Saturday tried and failed to launch a missile from its submarine base at Sinpo off its eastern coast, the latest in a series of missile tests that violate United Nations sancti...

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French Identify Paris Gunman, Find IS-Related Note

French Identify Paris Gunman, Find IS-Related Note

Cherufi was killed in a shootout with police after he got out of his auto on the Champs Elysees and opened fire at a police vehicle. Shortly before midnight, the so-called Islamic State ( ISIS ) ter...

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Palestinian hunger strikers' leader in solitary confinement

Responding to worldwide interest in the hunger strike , Israel's foreign ministry insisted in a statement: "The Palestinian prisoners are not political prisoners". " Israel is taking it seriously s...

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Students, Security Forces Clash Broke Out in Srinagar

Students, Security Forces Clash Broke Out in Srinagar

They too were intercepted by the cops, who fired tear gas and pepper gas shells to disperse them. An Indian policeman throws stones on Kashmiri students as they clash in Srinagar , Indian controlle...

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Bernie Sanders Defends Campaigning For Anti-Abortion Rights Democrat

Perez praised Sanders' ability to energize voters, and Sanders in turn did not shy away from discussing reforms he still thinks the party needs to make. And that's what I'm running around this country...

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Ram Madhav calls on J-K Governor

Ram Madhav calls on J-K Governor

Party sources told AIR that Mr Madhav arrived at the winter capital city of Jammu this morning and chaired meeting with the state leadership at the party headquarters. Meanwhile, he has express his ...

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Super Bowl champion Patriots to play Raiders in Mexico City

They're opening at Buffalo on September 10 at 1 p.m. ET. The Los Angeles Rams and Arizona Cardinals play their London game Oct. 22, and the Cleveland Browns face the Vikings on Sunday, Oct. Home: D...

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Only half of voters support Theresa May's call for a general election

May is betting that the weakness of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the unexpected resilience of the United Kingdom's $2.6 trillion economy since last year's Brexit vote will bolster her majority in t...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on Turkish referendum victory

Trump congratulates Erdogan on Turkish referendum victory

Binali Yildirim said Wednesday the electoral board would rule on the main opposition Republican People's Party's request for the referendum's annulment. "Moving from rhetoric to action on the issue of...

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Betting markets predict a 90 seat Conservative majority in snap June election

No election is a foregone conclusion and we have witnessed some major electoral upsets in the past year from the Brexit result to the success of Donald Trump. Tim Farron, Liberal Democrat leader, ad...

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With nuclear deal holding, Iran and China sign reactor redesign contract

He said the Trump administration was likely to continue with rigorous implementation of the deal while honoring the key provisions of the agreement. "I'm all for agreements, but that was a bad one, as...

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Queen Elizabeth celebrates 91st birthday

Buckingham Palace shared a photo of the Queen as a baby to mark her 91st birthday on Friday, amid online tributes and military salutes mark the occasion. Her coronation was held a year later, in 1...

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President Trump, Italy PM Paolo Gentiloni talk reciprocity, terrorism at White House

President Trump, Italy PM Paolo Gentiloni talk reciprocity, terrorism at White House

US President Donald Trump on Friday said a deadly attack in Paris claimed by the Islamic State group "will have a big effect" on France's upcoming presidential vote. "Since we have 1,100 personnel i...

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General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn vows to 'change poll's course'

The former prime minister said the opinion polls, which put Labour as many as 24 points behind the Tories, "appear to be definitive" in pointing towards a big Tory victory on June 8. "That's why we wi...

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Ontario housing measures expected to have short lived impact, experts say

Ontario housing measures expected to have short lived impact, experts say

Sales were up on a month-over-month basis in more than half of the local markets measured, led by Greater Vancouver and the nearby Fraser Valley region in B.C.as well as London, Ont., St. Ontario's Li...

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Jon Ossoff Comes ThisClose To Stunning Trump - Runoff Looms

Ossoff and Handel will now compete in a runoff on June 20. Price, now the president's Health and Human Services secretary, was re-elected with almost 62 percent of the vote in 2016. "They were ring...

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In wake of tense Trump call, Pence aims to soothe Australia

And Townshend says there have already been significant policy changes including the U.S. withdrawal from the TPP, and a general shift away from talking about a rules-based-order in the region as Trump...

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Belgian linked to drugs, not Paris attack: prosecutors

Belgian linked to drugs, not Paris attack: prosecutors

In a statement from its Amaq news agency, the group gave a pseudonym for the gunman, Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki, indicating he was Belgian or had lived in Belgium. He had previously served time for the atte...

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US pilot ejects from jet near carrier headed for Korean peninsula

US pilot ejects from jet near carrier headed for Korean peninsula

The Vinson has been making its way from Singapore to the Sea of Japan since last week, making stops in Asia along the way as it heads toward North Korea in a show of force. The pilot is being assess...

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