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Thousands without power in San Francisco; NYC subway suffers outage

Thousands without power in San Francisco; NYC subway suffers outage

Muni cable auto service is also affected by the power outage, which are now not running, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. A utility company spokesman says the San Fra...

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Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia

Pence says US will honor refugee deal with Australia

Mr Pence said the United States believes it will be possible to achieve its objective of ending North Korea's nuclear program peacefully, largely with the help of China. Turnbull said both nations sha...

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For second time this week, Trump jabs at Canada over trade

As a result, many of them may be forced out of business. MacNaughton said it remains to be seen how quickly NAFTA talks can get underway because of a looming election in Mexico, and the fact the U.S...

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Pence says USA will honor refugee deal with Australia

The agreement has reportedly been criticized by US President Donald Trump. Under the deal, the US would take up to 1,250 refugees that Australia houses in detention camps on the Pacific island nations...

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United States tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

United States tells North Korea: We don't want a fight, don't start one

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presides at a Security Council meeting where Guterres will brief members on the North's nuclear program. The joint US-South Korea military exercises are due to finis...

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Russia: US airstrikes against Syrian regime help extremists

The US on April 6 unleashed 59 Tomahawk missiles at the Shairat airbase that played a key role in conducting the toxic gas attack. But a spokesman for Russian President Vladimir Putin warned the strik...

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Policeman, attacker killed in Champs-Élysées terror attack

One police officer was killed and two colleagues seriously wounded when the attacker emerged from a auto and used an automatic weapon to shoot at officers outside a Marks & Spencer store at the centre...

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Paris attacker had been arrested for plotting to kill police

Paris attacker had been arrested for plotting to kill police

The claim of responsibility came unusually swiftly for the group, which has been losing territory in Iraq and Syria. He was also carrying the addresses of police stations. Mr Jugelé was among the offi...

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Christian governor loses Jakarta run-off: pollsters

The controversy is considered the key factor behind Purnama's election loss to Anies Baswedan , a former education minister. A final official result is unlikely to be known for at least two weeks. ...

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Monaco vow to keep attacking

Monaco vow to keep attacking

Borussia Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel has warned reporters to be careful when criticising his players as they continue their recovery from an attack on the team's bus, urging commentators to "differen...

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UN Security Council unanimously adopts statement condemning N

It was the fifth time this year that the council has adopted a press statement on North Korea . The vice president reassured South Korea that the United States has its back in the face of mount...

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Saints were set to hire Will Smith before he was killed

So, he'll be 54 when he gets out of prison. Some say it's not enough - he can still father children & be a grandfather. Others argue the judge was too harsh. The confrontation began when Smith's SUV a...

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Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level In 17 Years

Wisconsin Unemployment Rate Drops To Lowest Level In 17 Years

They say last month's preliminary rate was above the national 4.5 percent jobless rate in March. Unemployment in the state's 17 labor markets ranged from a low of 2.6 percent in the Burlington-South...

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Attacks perhaps changed Dortmund players' concentration, feels Falcao

Attacks perhaps changed Dortmund players' concentration, feels Falcao

Dortmund players acknowledge the supporters after losing 2-3 during the Champions League quarterfinal first leg soccer match between Borussia Dortmund and AS Monaco in Dortmund, Germany, Wednesday, ...

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Attorney for Tad Cummins' family releases statement after former teacher's arrest

Giordano would not say specifically where but confirmed her agency was "working an active incident regarding the kidnapping". He said the girl was at times "laughing, crying and acting stoic" after ...

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United Kingdom to hold snap general election on June 8

United Kingdom to hold snap general election on June 8

The 509 majority is well above the two-thirds backing from MPs needed for the motion that there should be an early general election to pass in the House of Commons. Parliament will be dissolved on May...

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Court directs police to conduct regular medical check-up of Dinakaran's aide

Court directs police to conduct regular medical check-up of Dinakaran's aide

Are there more to come? "First, they (Palaniswami group) should get the resignation letter from them (Sasikala and Dhinakaran)". How will numbers and posts play out between the two factions? On ...

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Hernandez's body released to funeral home after autopsy

Hernandez's body released to funeral home after autopsy

Aaron Hernandez, who apparently committed suicide in his prison cell Wednesday, had marked his forehead with the biblical passage John 3:16 before taking his own life, a law enforcement official told...

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Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors

Nation by nation, how Trump has shaken up Koreas, neighbors

North Korea said in February that it had successfully tested a new type of medium- to long-range ballistic missile, the Pukguksong-2, propelled by a solid-fuel engine. On Wednesday, China stopped shor...

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Paris shooting will have 'big effect' on France election

Trump comments come in advance of Sunday's presidential election in France, a contest that has high stakes for the future of the European Union . But Italy also supports free-trade agreements, some...

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United States will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

Beyond the refugee deal, Pence and Turnbull said they had discussed issues including the North Korea crisis, the situation in the South China Sea and the strengthening of bilateral trade between the t...

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United States Vice President Mike Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

United States Vice President Mike Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

As he stood aboard the aircraft carrier, Pence said President Donald J. Trump sent him to thank US and Japanese service members who have "stood up and stepped forward to protect our countries, our v...

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United Airlines changes policy after passenger's forceful remov

Meanwhile, United now says that that in future, crew members would be allocated seats at least an hour before departure. The change will allow employees to bump passengers, if necessary, in the gate...

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French election: Paris attack puts security top among rivals

The so-called Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the attack, though no proof of this has yet been found. The attacker emerged from a auto and used an automatic weapon to shoot at officer...

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Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

Pence reaffirms US-Australia alliance after Trump spat

As well as meeting with Australian officials, Mr Pence and his delegation are expected to visit Sydney's tourist sites, including taking a cruise on Sydney Harbour. While key issues like North Korea, ...

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French police detain family members of Paris attacker

French police detain family members of Paris attacker

The terrorist group said it was behind the attack and named the gunman as Abu Yusuf al Beljiki, suggesting he was from Belgium. Police officers raided his home in an eastern suburb of Paris and de...

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US Mulls Putting N.Korea Back on Terror Sponsors List

US Mulls Putting N.Korea Back on Terror Sponsors List

North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Korea and the United States and it showed no let-up in its belligerence after a failed missile test on Sunday, a day after putting on a huge d...

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USS Carl Vinson Deployment Near North Korea Extended

That doesn't include an undisclosed number of submarines that round out the rest of the "armada", as US President Donald Trump dubbed the naval detachment, who said the subs are "far more powerful t...

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Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

Equipment failure shut down power to thousands

The utility PG&E Corp reported a fire at a San Francisco substation and a series of outages began affecting the city shortly after 9 a.m. (noon ET/1600 GMT). A firefighter works on a fire extingui...

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Graham calls for more troops to fight ISIS

The UK's Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson cancelled his trip to Moscow due on April 10 because of the changed situation in Syria, the Foreign Office said in a communique published on Saturday, accordin...

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