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Trump's United Nations envoy says ouster of Assad a priority for US

Trump's United Nations envoy says ouster of Assad a priority for US

On Friday, the USA carried out missile strikes on a Syrian airbase in what was Washington's first military action against Mr Al Assad's government since the start of Syria's six-year war. Russia's...

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U.S. 'not looking for fight' with North Korea

With escalated tensions on the Korean Peninsula, the vice president signaled that the Trump administration will not tolerate a nuclear DPRK. Earlier this month, China's General Administration of C...

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Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of N.Korea missile test

Russian Federation blocks United Nations condemnation of N.Korea missile test

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson presides at a Security Council meeting where Guterres will brief members on the North's nuclear program. It would also demand an immediate end to the North's nuclear...

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Arrests following killing of French police officer

Arrests following killing of French police officer

One of the key questions was whether, and how, the attack that killed one police officer and wounded three other people might impact voting intentions. The terrorist group said it was behind the attac...

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After Paris attack, Trump weighs in on France vote

She said France must engage in a "war against terrorism" and accused successive French governments of being too lax towards fundamentalists. "It's possible that there will be three names at 8 p.m...

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Taliban kill three soldiers at army headquarters in northern Afghanistan

The Taliban fighters, driving military vehicles, talked their way into the base and opened fire on soldiers eating in a canteen and leaving a mosque after prayers, according to the officials. They als...

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Syria moves warplanes to Latakia province near Russian forces

Britain's delegation to the chemical weapons watchdog says its director has told a meeting that tests indicate that sarin or a similar toxin was used in an April 4 attack in Syria that killed almost 9...

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N. Korea Says is Monitoring US, Ready to Act

N. Korea Says is Monitoring US, Ready to Act

US and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test in violation of United Nations sanctions, something both the USA and China have warned a...

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Egypt, US to boost anti-terror cooperation

Egypt, US to boost anti-terror cooperation

I want you to know, in case there is any doubt, Trump said after receiving him in the White House (where Obama never gave access to the Egyptian president), that we support the fantastic work that Pre...

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Acid attacks on the rise as models burnt in nightclub

London police have named Arthur Collins as a suspect wanted for questioning in the case, which left two people seriously injured and needing hospital treatment in special burn units. No arrests have b...

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Blue Jackets at Penguins

Blue Jackets at Penguins

This year, Columbus set franchise records with 50 wins and 108 points. William Karlsson and Boone Jenner scored for the Blue Jackets. Odds are that the Blue Jackets won't be able to fight back f...

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N Korea threat to nuke Australia

The spokesman went on to warn Ms Bishop to "think twice" about the consequences of her "reckless tongue-lashing flattering the U.S.". Hence, the North Korean government orders frequent tests of its nu...

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Pence flies to Australia to discuss security, trade

A senior Australian official involved in this weekend's talks predicts recent tensions on the Korean peninsula will provide a "lively" background to the discussions, after the USA initially "mishandle...

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NY could become largest state to offer free college tuition

NY could become largest state to offer free college tuition

Is there an age limit? Adutayo Adewole, a junior exercise science major, thinks students who don't pay tuition won't take school seriously. Rivera said he would qualify for this scholarship a...

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Priebus "On Chopping Block" After Latest Trump Admin Shake-Up

Kushner's failure to disclose these meetings with Russian officials was the third time a Trump administration official had not disclosed details about meetings and conversations with Russians. He ha...

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Rouhani registers for tougher-than-expected election

Under Iran's electoral system, all applicants must be vetted by the Guardian Council, a clerical body that will announce a final list of candidates by April 27. Rouhani, 68, hit back on Friday, saying...

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Man United 'in trouble' with injuries, says Mourinho

Man United 'in trouble' with injuries, says Mourinho

Now we need everybody". 'They have injuries, and even with a insane mentality, they can not play Sunday (at Burnley in the Premier League). REAL Madrid will face Atletico Madrid - who knocked out ...

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USA 'not trying to pick a fight' with North Korea

Tillerson also appeared to sketch out the terms of such diplomatic engagement, suggesting that the USA would not offer aid for concessions from North Korea as has been done in the past. Mr Trump has s...

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Tensions High as US, Russia Call for Syrian Chemical Weapons Probe

Tensions High as US, Russia Call for Syrian Chemical Weapons Probe

The vote comes after a meeting between US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian minister Sergey Lavrov in Moscow to talk about the Syrian situation. Lavrov blasted USA claims that it has "i...

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Ontario to tax non-resident foreign housing buyers 15%

Once legislation passes, the tax would be effective retroactively to April 21. Those same media reports revealed that Ontario will impose a 15% tax on residential real estate purchases by anyone w...

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At least 12 killed in Venezuela riots

The Venezuelan government and opposition traded accusations on Friday over the evacuation of some 50 children from a Caracas hospital following an attack at the maternity ward. The OPEC nation's eco...

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Florida wildfires force evacuations, destroy homes

Florida wildfires force evacuations, destroy homes

When we recently had a fire on St. George Island, our Florida Forest Service firefighters were out there cutting fire lines, bringing down the intensity of the flames, while the local structural firef...

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DOJ to sanctuary cities: Prove compliance with laws or no federal funds

DOJ to sanctuary cities: Prove compliance with laws or no federal funds

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has repeatedly warned localities protecting illegals from deportation, known as "sanctuary cities", that they risk losing federal funding should they fail to comply wi...

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Turkey Demands End Of EU Interference In Referendum Outcome

Supporters of pro-'no' vote chant slogans as they protest in Istanbul, against the referendum outcome, early Monday, April 17, 2017. Everyone and all sections - and the main opposition party in partic...

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White House tries to clear confusion over USS Vinson mission

White House tries to clear confusion over USS Vinson mission

The aircraft carrier is now expected to arrive in waters east of South Korea on April 25th, later than what defense officials had previously indicated. The announcement that the Vinson had been di...

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World number one Murray suffers shock exit from Monte Carlo Masters

Rarely does he let these winning positions slip. The 29-year-old was making his first ATP appearance since a second-round loss to Vasek Pospisil at Indian Wells on March 12. Murray saved one match ...

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Duterte: The Russians are with me

Duterte: The Russians are with me

Russian commander Captain Alexsei Ulyanenko said the port call would make a "significant contribution" to strengthening relations and maintaining stability in the region. "We can view the advanced equ...

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The Queen's birthday: A life in numbers

The Queen's birthday: A life in numbers

She became Britain's longest-reigning monarch, passing her great-great grandmother Queen Victoria's record, in September 2015. He said: "In February her Sapphire Jubilee , where she celebrated 65 y...

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French economist who predicted Trump win is betting on Le Pen

Shortly after the attack, pundits said it would benefit the hardline and anti-Muslim Le Pen in the elections, whose first round in scheduled to take place Sunday. Le Pen has campaigned on a promise ...

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Trump downplays demands for personal tax details

Trump downplays demands for personal tax details

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said during Monday's press briefing that the president's most recent tax returns were still under audit, which was the reasoning Trump first used more than a y...

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