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Ferrari keep pressure on Mercedes

Three-time world champion Lewis Hamilton, who incurred a penalty that ensured he finished second behind Ferrari's Sebastian Vettel at the Bahrain Grand Prix, has issued an apology to his Mercedes te...

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MPs approve Theresa May's call for snap election

This gives the PM her two-thirds majority, which is required to call an election under the Fixed Term Parliament Act. The election pact offer comes as the party kicked off its General Election cam...

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Russia: North Korea border troop movements 'our business'

Russia: North Korea border troop movements 'our business'

However, the Russian government denies that the military movement is a result of the ongoing tensions between the United States and North Korea and said the maneuvers were basically routine military e...

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Seattle police officers shot while responding to robbery

Seattle police officers shot while responding to robbery

One officer, 30-year-old Hudson Kang, was shot in the chin by a robbery suspect Thursday afternoon. A 42-year-old female officer was hit in the chest and was in stable condition and had been released ...

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US Defense Secretary Mattis: Syria still has chemical weapons

The U.S. responded by firing 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles at the air base where the Syrian attack originated. Israeli defense officials said this week that Syria still has up to three tons of chemic...

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New York's mayor blasts Sessions' 'soft on crime' statement

The Department of Justice has put a number sanctuary cities, including NYC, Chicago and Sacramento, "on notice" that they have until June 30 to comply with immigration laws or risk losing federal fund...

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MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June

MPs overwhelmingly vote for snap general election on 8 June

Britain will go to the polls on June 8 after MPs cleared the way for an early general election in a House of Commons vote praised by Theresa May as "the right decision" in the national interest. Eur...

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Pro-Islamic State note found near Paris gunman, source says

Pro-Islamic State note found near Paris gunman, source says

One police officer killed, two others were injured and a female tourist was also hurt before police shot and killed the suspect. The Islamic State identified the attacker as Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki t...

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North Korea says it 'will go to war' if U.S. provokes it

North Korea says it 'will go to war' if U.S. provokes it

As scores turned out to celebrate what would be Kim's 105th birthday, Mr Choe told the packed-out square: "If the United States wages reckless provocation against us, our revolutionary power will in...

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Iran 'not living up to the spirit' of nuclear deal, despite compliance

On foreign policy, Trump said it was "possible" the USA will withdraw from the nuclear accord with Iran forged by Obama and five other world leaders. "The evidence is clear: Iran's provocative actio...

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Won't talk until Jaya's death is probed: OPS camp on AIADMK merger

Cadres should be asked to have no truck with them, he said and added that only if this was done, the Panneerselvam camp would regard it as a full victory. "We are ready to hold consultations with that...

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British PM May says June election result 'not certain'

British PM May says June election result 'not certain'

Ten of the 100 seats with the highest Remain vote last June are in the North of England, two of which are now held by the Liberal Democrats and seven by Labour. Brexit will dominate the campaign, wi...

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Karim Cheurfi: What we know about the Champs-Elysées attacker

Karim Cheurfi: What we know about the Champs-Elysées attacker

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the Champs Elysees shooting hours after the attack, in a statement identifying the attacker as "Abu Yousif the Belgian". Eleven candidates were appearing on ...

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'Giraffe mom,' newborn visit April the giraffe and baby

'Giraffe mom,' newborn visit April the giraffe and baby

The giraffe cam will go dark at 4:30 p.m. "We will all be there to say goodbye", the zoo said. While the live stream normally had more than 100,000 viewers at a time, it boasted less than 60,000 F...

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Fugitive Mexican governor Javier Duarte arrested in Guatemala

Fugitive Mexican governor Javier Duarte arrested in Guatemala

In the mean time, the Mexico Attorney General's Office is investigating a network of Duarte's accomplices, who allegedly helped him hide. (Vatican Radio) A Mexican former State Governor accused of m...

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'New weapons' on display at North Korean military parade

'New weapons' on display at North Korean military parade

The event also paraded what appeared to be a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). North Korea has never launched an ICBM, but given how hard the technology is, it would nearly certainly fa...

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Obama Injects Himself Into French Election

Obama Injects Himself Into French Election

The leader of the far-right political party, National Front, also called on the French government to " immediately " expel all foreign nationals being monitored by intelligence services, referring mai...

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Bihar lawyers burn copies of law panel recommendations

Bihar lawyers burn copies of law panel recommendations

The Law Commission has recommended action against striking lawyers and allowing entry of foreign lawyers and law firms, among other changes, in the proposed Advocates (Amendment) Bill, 2017. A senio...

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Warns Science Denial Could 'Dismantle' Democracy

Neil deGrasse Tyson Warns Science Denial Could 'Dismantle' Democracy

As Tyson asserts, we are the only ones who can: "It's in our hands". They say Donald Trump's executive order to roll ball Barack Obama's climate protections, its removal of funding for the Environme...

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Fresno suspect charged with earlier killing

Brian Levin, director of Cal State San Bernardino's Center for the Study of Hate and Extremism, said Muhammad's social media postings include numerous references to terms used by the Nation of Islam, ...

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Trump orders review of US visa program

Trump signed an executive order billed as "Hire American, Buy American" on Tuesday afternoon at the headquarters of tool manufacturer Snap-on (SNA) in Kenosha, Wisconsin . Senator Chuck Grassley...

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North Korean propaganda video threatens USA with missiles

Vice President Mike Pence, on a tour of the region, warned this week that "the era of strategic patience is over" when it comes to USA policy toward North Korea. The North held a show of military mi...

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North Korean missile explodes during launch

North Korean missile explodes during launch

The bottom line, McMaster said, is to stop the North's weapons development and make the Korean Peninsula nuclear-free. A TV screen shows file footage of North Korea's ballistic missiles, at Seoul Ra...

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Russia Reported Moving Military Equipment Toward North Korean Border

Tillerson was responding to a reporter's question about the possibility of North Korea being restored to the United States' list of state sponsors of terrorism, from which the country was removed by...

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Three killed in Venezuela's 'mother of all protests'

Three killed in Venezuela's 'mother of all protests'

A 17-year-old protester was killed after being shot in the head in San Bernardino, a zone in northeast Caracas, according to local media. Another five people have been killed in the three weeks of...

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Venezuela officials: 12 dead in overnight violence

Tens of thousands of protesters have been on the streets of Venezuela's capital, but all eyes have focused on just one person - a young man who stripped down to his sneakers and walked naked through...

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China left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

China left as observer as tensions rise on Korean Peninsula

On Sunday, North Korea attempted to launch another missile, but failed , according to the data of the U.S. air forces - the missile exploded nearly rights after the launch. Yokosuka naval base in ...

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French candidate on EU: We change it or we leave

French candidate on EU: We change it or we leave

A deadly shooting occurred at Paris' iconic boulevard, Champs-Élysées, late on Thursday leaving a policeman dead, and three others injured. The gunman was killed by police as he attempted to esca...

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Trump calls 100-day assessment 'ridiculous'

Trump calls 100-day assessment 'ridiculous'

With Italy set to host a summit of the world's major industrial nations, Gentiloni can shape the agenda on behalf of other European leaders wary of Trump's position of some long-standing agreements. A...

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US President Trump set to launch another effort to roll back Obamacare

US President Trump set to launch another effort to roll back Obamacare

The 100-day mark of Trump's presidency - traditionally a symbolic threshold to measure progress on campaign promises - falls on April 29. (The Freedom Caucus) said yes to him. Or, the latest idea be...

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