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Belgian man has no link to Paris attack: security officials

Belgian man has no link to Paris attack: security officials

A run-off is slated for May 7 between the top two out of the 11 presidential hopefuls. Almost 47 million voters will decide, under tight security, whether to back a pro-EU centrist newcomer, a scand...

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US Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

US Defense Secretary Mattis addresses confusion over carrier

Reports suggest Seoul and Washington may also be discussing the possibility of conducting joint naval drills involving the Nimitz-class nuclear-powered ship. If she sailed from the strait to the C...

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Thousands gather for March for Science in San Francisco

And while much of the rally and march celebrated science, participants were also clear about who and what they were protesting. But she marched anyway because she anxious about her baby's future in ...

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Americans not shopping, new problem for Trump

Americans not shopping, new problem for Trump

The document also directed government institutions to review current procurement requirements and step up the effort to limit government purchase to USA made goods. AILA president William A Stock said...

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Korea detains US citizen

Korea detains US citizen

South Korea's Yonhap News Agency , citing unnamed sources, reported that a Korean-American man was arrested on Friday at Pyongyang's worldwide airport while trying to leave North Korea. However, So...

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50% of voters back Conservatives in new opinion poll

50% of voters back Conservatives in new opinion poll

If MPs approve the vote, Parliament is expected to be dissolved on May 3, as British law mandates the dissolution must happen 25 working days before a general election. "Let us put forward our plans f...

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Tories to ditch free movement, single market and Europe courts in manifesto

Tories to ditch free movement, single market and Europe courts in manifesto

The Conservatives are split between those who want a "hard Brexit ", a complete severing of ties with the European Union, and those who prefer a "soft Brexit", an arrangement that retains some of the...

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Presidential election: France to decide fate of 11 candidates on Sunday

Presidential election: France to decide fate of 11 candidates on Sunday

However, commentator Caroline Fourest, who lost colleagues in the attack on satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, believes that it is hard to predict voters' intentions, particularly because of the timin...

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Fresno shooting suspect due in court on murder charge

Mark Gassett, 37, of Fresno, had just picked up groceries at a Catholi. Friday morning, he watched police officers investigate the crime scene and by evening he was in a ravine, where he told police h...

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Israeli attack on Syria military camp kills three

Israeli attack on Syria military camp kills three

The IDF released a statement saying that the mortars seemed to be spillover fire and were not a deliberate attack targeting Israel. Israel's army said that two errant mortars hit an open field in th...

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North Korea Detains Third US Citizen

Two other Americans are now being held in the country. US and South Korean officials have been saying for weeks that the North could soon stage another nuclear test, something the United States, Chi...

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After Paris attack, France mobilized for security ahead of elections

Polls suggested far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen and Emmanuel Macron, an independent centrist and former economy minister, were in the lead. The poll is widely seen as a litmus test for the s...

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Pence says United States will honor refugee deal with Australia

Pence says United States will honor refugee deal with Australia

Under the deal, agreed with former President Barack Obama late past year, the United States would resettle up to 1,250 asylum seekers held in offshore processing camps on South Pacific islands in Papu...

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German-Russian man arrested over staging Dortmund attack 'to make money'

Soccer is the most popular sport by far in Germany and across Europe, and games in the later stages of the Champions League tournament, a competition featuring the continent's top clubs, regularly dra...

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Queen turns 91: Royal guns fire in her honour

Queen turns 91: Royal guns fire in her honour

A troop of the Royal Horse Artillery will ride horse-and-gun carriages past Buckingham Palace before staging a 41-gun salute in Hyde Park at noon (1100GMT). One of the most testing periods for the mon...

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Taliban Attack on Afghan Military Base Leaves 150 Dead

The gunmen entered the compound manned by members of the 209th Corps of the Afghan National Army with a military vehicle and began shooting as soldiers prayed in a mosque, Waziri said. The NATO comman...

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USA working with allies on North Korea: Pence

USA working with allies on North Korea: Pence

Instead, North Korea tested a missile Sunday, which was said to have failed, provoking more calls for the country to cease its hostile acts. Mattis did not identify the type of missile but said it w...

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Israel says Syrian regime still has several tonnes of chemical weapons

Despite rising tensions with Russian Federation, the USA remains committed to preventing further chemical attacks by the Syrian government. The president pointed out that all the information about...

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US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers

US carrier heading for Korea trains with Japanese destroyers

Since 2008, photographer Eric Lafforgue ventured to North Korea six times. Vice President Pence said the United States would honour a controversial refugee deal with Australia, under which the Unite...

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Canadians support pot legislation, skeptical of effectiveness

There continues to be wide support for allowing doctors to prescribe small amounts of marijuana for patients suffering from serious illnesses: 88 percent of Americans think this should be allowed - si...

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British student stabbed to death by Palestinian in Jerusalem

British student stabbed to death by Palestinian in Jerusalem

Paramedics treated Bladon at the scene and rushed her to hospital, but she later died. Police there have detained a 57-year-old man, calling him an "Arab terrorist". Reuven Rivlin, the president of ...

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Syria has dispersed its warplanes in recent days

Syria has dispersed its warplanes in recent days

Assad has strongly denied involvement and accused Syria's opposition of trying to frame his government. It's the first government reference to specific intelligence regarding President Bashar al-Ass...

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Afghan Ex-President Slams MOAB Bomb Strike by US

Afghan Ex-President Slams MOAB Bomb Strike by US

Ataullah Khogyani, spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar, said the number of Islamic State fighters to die was up from the 36 reported earlier. The massive bomb terrified villagers 20 mil...

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Venezuela braces for more violence as anti-government protests turn deadly

Supporters of the government held a rival rally in Caracas. In three weeks of unrest, seven protesters have been killed and hundreds have been jailed. "We're after and will capture the very last o...

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No Role in Libya Because 'US Has Enough Roles'

No Role in Libya Because 'US Has Enough Roles'

It said that "the values of brotherhood and solidarity which Luciano Pavarotti expressed throughout the course of his artistic career are entirely incompatible with the worldview offered by the cand...

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Wilmington runners excel at 121st Boston Marathon

Wilmington runners excel at 121st Boston Marathon

The Boston Marathon was no exception, but in 1967 young Kathrine Switzer was a keen runner and wanted to take part - despite her coach telling her a marathon was too far for a "fragile woman". "But we...

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French Prime Minister Bernard Cazeneuve Accuses Le Pen Of 'Exploiting' Paris Attack

ISIS swiftly claimed the attack was carried out by one of its "fighters". It apparently fell from his pocket and praised IS as well as listing addresses of security sites. While he stopped short ...

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Freed American charity worker returns to US after Egypt detention

Freed American charity worker returns to US after Egypt detention

Details of their arrival back in the United States were first reported by The Washington Post . White House spokesman Sean Spicer confirmed Friday that Trump had discussed Hijazi's release with Sis...

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VP Pence Greets US and South Korea Troops for Easter Sunday

VP Pence Greets US and South Korea Troops for Easter Sunday

At least two previously unseen missiles were on show during the big parade in North Korea at the weekend. "A strong United States militarily, economically and diplomatically is vitally important to...

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Nastase ejected from Romania Fed Cup tie after tirade

Nastase ejected from Romania Fed Cup tie after tirade

Konta then broke down in tears, apparently after she was verbally abused by a spectator and Nastase, as Romania's Simona Halep urged the crowd to calm down. World No. 7 Johanna Konta was reduced to ...

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