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Iraq Accuses ISIS of Launching Gas Attacks in Mosul

Islamic State has not responded to the charge. Islamic State has fired a rocket loaded with chlorine in western Mosul, Iraq, hitting several soldiers with the gas, according to an AP report. The c...

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Paris Terror Attack Will Have 'Big Effect' on French Presidential Election

Paris Terror Attack Will Have 'Big Effect' on French Presidential Election

Police found a note defending Islamic State near his body and believe he had "opened fire on the officers in the knowledge he would be killed by them", a source close to the investigation said. Macron...

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UK Labour leader vows to 'overturn rigged system'

UK Labour leader vows to 'overturn rigged system'

The Tories replied by saying Mr Corbyn had made a "massive own goal" because class sizes have also been rising in Wales, where Labour is in government. "They're quite right I don't". "This is yet mo...

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OMB preps for shutdown, WH says it's unlikely

Trump does not have such a list. But the insistence on including many of President Donald Trump's priorities in the government spending bill has added some roadblocks to a bipartisan effort to pass it...

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Le Pen Urges Government To Immediately Reinstate French Borders After Paris Attack

Other major currency pairs were trading in tight ranges, with Britain's weakest quarterly retail sales number in five years doing minimal damage to sterling after a 4-cent surge earlier this week. Con...

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Paris attack could benefit the far-right two days before French election

Investigators who raided the suspects' apartment in the southern port city found explosives and several weapons, as well as an Islamic State flag. "The timing of the Champs-Élysées attack in Pari...

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British Labour will not push for referendum on Brexit terms

Corbyn made little mention of the biggest issue overshadowing the election - Brexit . The Lib Dem leader predicted that Labour will lose "dozens and dozens" of seats on June 8, and said that the on...

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Labour Party's Corbyn sets election tone, targets British establishment

His personal reservations about European Union were known, but the party's continuing vagueness is likely to lead voters to other parties that have a clearer stand. In a speech in London , he will ...

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The UK would be welcome back in EU

Parliament will be dissolved on May 2. Scottish National Party (SNP) leader and Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon (R, front) speaks outside the houses of Parliament with deputy SNP leader Angu...

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China 'seriously concerned' about North Korea nuclear threats

China 'seriously concerned' about North Korea nuclear threats

Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang said tensions need to be eased on the Korean Peninsula to bring the escalating dispute to a peaceful resolution. And now that North Korea has declared its goal...

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Theresa May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

The next general election had been expected in 2020, but the Fixed Term Parliaments Act allows for one to be held earlier if two-thirds of MPs back the move. Advocates of an early election argue...

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Canada brings in foreign housing tax to cool market

Premier Kathleen Wynne announced more than a dozen new initiatives aimed at reining in prices that have soared out of reach for many homebuyers, including a 15 per cent tax on non-resident speculato...

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Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st Birthday

Queen Elizabeth II celebrates her 91st Birthday

The curious decision to give monarchs two birthdays dates back to Edward VII, who was born on November 9 but celebrated in May and June as the weather was better for outdoor events. Her busy schedule,...

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Why one Donald Trump remark enraged so many in South Korea

Why one Donald Trump remark enraged so many in South Korea

A day after North Korea launched its latest test missile, an experiment that ultimately fizzled out, Mr Pence said the United States was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to persuade ...

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Trump Prods Italy On NATO Spending

He said that the coming G7 is particularly important for showing unity of intents because of the arrival on it of new leaders, such as Trump and the next President of France. "The United States pres...

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Paris Police Shooting: Attacker Was French, Had Long Criminal Record

Police tape surrounded the quiet, middle-class neighborhood and anxious neighbors expressed surprise at the searches. Cheurfi, 39, a French national who lived with his mother in the eastern Paris su...

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Pakistan, India can't be enemies forever: Pakistani NSA

Pakistan, India can't be enemies forever: Pakistani NSA

Singh said India's request for basic consular access to Jadhav was denied several times. The story of Kulbhushan Jadhav, who was arrested in Pakistan on charges of espionage, is rather unusual. Bagl...

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487 ferrari commanders surrender to Balochistan govt

487 ferrari commanders surrender to Balochistan govt

The Lt. General of Southern Command Aamir Riyaaz said, "Militants who want to lead a normal life are welcomed with open arms, they can surrender themselves". "More Ferraris would surrender before the ...

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China "seriously concerned" about DPRK nuclear, missile development: FM

There has been some confusion over the whereabouts of a us aircraft carrier group after Trump said last week that he had sent an "armada" as a warning to North Korea even as the ships were still f...

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Venezuela officials: 12 dead overnight violence

Footage shared on social media showed an armored police vehicle in El Valle being set ablaze. They were met by curtains of tear gas and rubber bullets as they tried to march to downtown Caracas ....

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Fear engulfs President polls after Paris attack

Fear engulfs President polls after Paris attack

In Washington, President Trump said the shooting in Paris "looks like another terrorist attack". A statement from the IS propaganda agency, Amaq, said the attack was carried out by an "Islamic Sta...

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Russian expert points to Fillon as best French presidential candidate for Moscow

Russian expert points to Fillon as best French presidential candidate for Moscow

Trump told the AP in an interview he was not explicitly endorsing Le Pen but that he believes the attack will affect how French people vote on Sunday. Cazeneuve said the government's security appa...

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Pence Talks Up 'Strong And Historical' Australia-US Alliance

Pence Talks Up 'Strong And Historical' Australia-US Alliance

While in Australia, Pence and his family will also meet some local wildlife at Sydney's zoo, take a harbour cruise and tour the world-famous Sydney Opera House. USA military officials have expressed...

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Israel rules out talks with Palestinian hunger striking inmates

Israel rules out talks with Palestinian hunger striking inmates

Arrested in 2002, he was later sentenced to 40 years in jail by an Israeli court after being convicted for directing lethal attacks on Israelis during the second intifada in the early 2000s. Sever...

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'Facebook killer' takes own life in Pa.

'Facebook killer' takes own life in Pa.

Someone spotted Stephens' white Ford Fusion in the parking lot of a McDonald's near Erie and called authorities, Pennsylvania State Police said. Acting on a tip from the McDonald's, state troopers s...

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Arkansas Fights to Move Forward With Executions

Gov. Asa Hutchinson had set an aggressive schedule of eight executions by the end of April, when the states supply of midazolam, a key lethal injection drug, expires. Meanwhile, the United States Cou...

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Canada Set to Legalize Recreational Marijuana in North American First

The legislation put forward on Thursday by the ruling Liberal party, which made legalising recreational marijuana part of its successful 2015 election campaign, would set the minimum legal age for u...

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Macron, Le Pen edge further ahead in poll

Macron, Le Pen edge further ahead in poll

The latest polls suggest that Le Pen, Macron, Melenchon and Fillon all have a chance of reaching the runoff - and as many as a third of voters remain undecided. Le Pen described the protest by "left...

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North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of United States 'recklessness'

Military analysts say the missiles could one day be capable of hitting targets as far as the continental United States, although North Korea has yet to flight test them. A view of a military parade ma...

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With eye on 2019, PM Modi's Mission Odisha takes off

Shah said he will spend 95 days touring the country to meet party leaders and workers and asked senior leaders and union ministers to give 15 days to strengthen the organisation while speaking about...

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