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Historians protest reported Trump-Xi talk of 'Korea as part of China'

The three have since left the port. The docking of a North Korean ship at a port in northern China has raised questions over a Chinese ban on coal imports from the nuclear-armed state. In a tweet o...

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Security dominates French election after shooting

Security dominates French election after shooting

Most of the major candidates canceled campaign events that had been scheduled for Friday after a police officer was killed and two others injured in a shooting late Thursday that the government was tr...

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Egg hunt: New day, same fun

The day will begin with lunch at 11 a.m. with a variety of events scattered throughout the afternoon. The Wilmette Park District also announced its first ever Doggie Egg Hunt will follow the kids ev...

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Easter Bunny and Egg Hunts at Pier Village

The Easter egg hunt is for children 12 and under. "No one should be left out of the fun of Easter". Attendees are asked to bring their own eating utensils and beverages as well as a dish to share....

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Sanctuary cities threatened with loss of federal grant money

It is an extension of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' repeated threats to crack down on sanctuary communities by denying or stripping them of grant money. "To say we're soft on crime is absolutely l...

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May: Early election will strengthen UK's hand in Brexit negotiations

May: Early election will strengthen UK's hand in Brexit negotiations

Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2. Following his first major election speech on Thursday morning, Mr Corbyn was asked whether he was considering or...

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Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation is 'no longer obsolete,' as US-Russia ties fray

President Trump is saying relations with Russian Federation "may be at an all-time low", just hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held a lengthy meeting with President Vladimir Putin ,...

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United Kingdom may reverse Brexit post polls: EU Parliament President

This election is a chance for them to change direction of the country. Mrs May used her speech to praise MPs after 522 voted in the Commons for the early election, with just 13 against. May admitted...

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Chinese bombers on high alert over North Korean situation

North Korea ended up carrying out a failed ballistic missile test on the anniversary, according to South Korean reports. Beijing has no desire for the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un t...

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Paris terror attack hasn't boosted Marine Le Pen election chances, says journalist

Paris terror attack hasn't boosted Marine Le Pen election chances, says journalist

The attack carried out on the French capital's main thoroughfare and major landmark, the Champs-Elysees, has shaken the nation once again, just two days before the first round of the presidential elec...

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UN Discovers 17 Mass Graves in Central Congo

UN Discovers 17 Mass Graves in Central Congo

Staff from the UN Joint Human Rights Office and UN Police have confirmed the presence of the additional graves. At least 2,000 children have been press-ganged into fighting by militias and more th...

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'Mother of all protests' in Venezuela

What was the " mother of all marches"? The 28-nation bloc also called for an investigation to identify those responsible for the violence, as opponents vowed to hold fresh rallies to oust President...

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Where Does The Trump Rally Rank After 100 Days?

Where Does The Trump Rally Rank After 100 Days?

But Friday morning, as the 100-day mark approaches, President Trump is calling it a "ridiculous standard". And look, we're making progress on things that don't change overnight. Trump has taken to Twi...

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Pres. Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

Pres. Trump says he will release tax reform package next week

The President declined to comment on the specifics of the plan. The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Paul Ryan, said earlier this week the first tax overhaul in decades could be ready later ...

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Paris Police Tackle Knife Wielding Man In Train Station

Paris Police Tackle Knife Wielding Man In Train Station

A French police official said that a man carrying a knife walked into the station and was flagged to police, who arrested him immediately before anyone could be harmed. The SNCF spokesman told news ag...

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Can't be complacent on North Korea threat, UK minister

Ambassador Nikki Haley told reporters. "I don't want to telegraph what I am doing or what I am thinking", he said. He has sent a navy strike group towards the Korean Peninsula, and the Unite...

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Afghan officials: Gunmen attacked army base, 100 casualties

In a separate statement, the External Affairs Ministry said: "India condemns in the strongest terms the deplorable terrorist attack in Mazar-e-Sharif on April 21 resulting in loss of lives, including ...

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court after Republicans use 'nuclear option'

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court after Republicans use 'nuclear option'

During his time on the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals, Gorsuch joined an opinion siding with closely held corporations who believed that the so-called contraceptive mandate of Obamacare violated their ...

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Indonesian prosecutors demand Christian Governor Ahok be jailed if he offends again

Investors in Indonesian markets are likely to return to fundamentals such as corporate earnings, now that the political uncertainties surrounding the divisive Jakarta election have diminished, analy...

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Iran foreign minister says US must meet own obligations for nuclear deal

Trump, who repeatedly blasted the Iran accord during the president campaign, kept up the attacks Thursday. The secretary also said, a bit confusingly, in a public statement at the State Department...

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VP Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call

Malcolm Turnbull and wife Lucy, with Mike Pence and wife Karen (holding Malcolm Turnbull's granddaughter Alice) at Kirribilli House on Saturday April 22 2017. Other countries involved in the TPP wer...

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Marine Le Pen Calls on François Hollande to Restore Border Controls

Marine Le Pen Calls on François Hollande to Restore Border Controls

Police killed one man whom it said was armed shortly after the shooting, in which two other people were severely wounded. "The likelihood of more terror attacks in the French presidential election...

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Pence warns North Korea:

Pence warns North Korea: "The sword stands ready"

Despite the apparent error, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer maintained Wednesday that the USA has "an armada going toward the peninsula", according to Reuters . China defended its trade pra...

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British PM May refuses to rule out personal tax hikes after election

Labour's embattled Corbyn faces speculation that a dismal performance in the election could spell the end of his time at the helm of the fractured 117-year-old party. "We expect to have the Brexit ...

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UK Prime Minister Announces Snap General Election

UK Prime Minister Announces Snap General Election

Blair claimed that UK Prime Minister Theresa May had ruled out staying in the EU single market and she chose to call the snap election in order to gain support for the possible " hard Brexit ", impl...

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As Trump warned North Korea, his 'armada' was headed towards Australia

According to the United States daily, the White House said that the order to send the aircraft carrier to the East Sea could send a powerful signal to counter North Korea , while President Trump ...

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Thousands of Venezuelans demonstrate against opposition leader ban

Thousands of people, some carrying signs reading "Dictator Maduro!" and "Elections now!" in support of banned opposition leader Henrique Capriles , took part in the protest. "More than yesterday, mor...

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Pentagon chief blames carrier mix-up on 'effort to always be open'

Speaking to USA and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier Wednesday, he called North Korea the most urgent and unsafe threat to the peace and security of the Asia-Pacific reg...

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Venezuela opposition plans silent procession, road sit-ins

During clashes in Caracas , six other people were injured, bringing the total number of wounded to 68. Almost all vehicles built in Venezuela in the first two months this year were assembled by T...

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Pence Takes Belligerent but 'Non-Military' Stance on North Korea

The vice president expressed the USA desire to work with allies Japan, China and "the wider world" to wield "economic and diplomatic pressure to bear on the regime in North Korea, and we will do so un...

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