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London, Brussels in agreement over snap elections

Mike Wood, who is also hoping to be reselected to stand in Dudley South, was also delighted to have the PM in his constituency and he said he believes it will be an "easy choice" for voters choosing b...

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Pakistan condemns terrorist attack on Afghan military base

Taliban militants in three military vehicles with forged documents launched the attack by shooting a rocket at the entrance of the army base. At the time of attack, security forces were observing Fr...

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Champs Elysees Attack Belgian linked to drugs, not Paris attack: prosecutors

Champs Elysees Attack Belgian linked to drugs, not Paris attack: prosecutors

She called for France to "immediately" take back control of its immigration and border security from the European Union. Karim Cheurfi, also known as Abu Yusuf al-Beljiki, was responsible for the atta...

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Lebanese PM asks UN to help seek permanent truce with Israel

Lebanese PM asks UN to help seek permanent truce with Israel

Shortly after Hezbollah led a media tour near the border, the Lebanese Prime Minister expressed his commitment to a ceasefire with Israel and to preventing anyone, except the Lebanese army, near Leb...

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Australia tightens citizenship rules, prescribes 'Australian values' test

The new program will offer a two-year visa with a broader list of occupations, and a four-year visa with stricter requirements and a smaller job pool. She added, "One suspects that Malcolm Turnb...

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U.S. rejected Exxon's bid to bypass sanctions on Russian Federation

The deal, between the world's largest listed oil firm and the world's top oil producing nation, was the product of almost a year of talks but was halted by sanctions that the U.S. Tillerson, for h...

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ExxonMobil seeks United States gov't waiver to resume dealings with Russian firm

Asked about the waiver application, Alan Jeffers, an Exxon Mobil spokesman, said , "We don't comment on ongoing issues". USA and European sanctions were first imposed on Russian Federation in March...

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Prince mourned one year after his death

Prince mourned one year after his death

Five of Prince's albums landed in the Top 10 of the Billboard 200 in the weeks following his death and his record sales jumped by more than 40,000% - but the presence of the tunes on the charts gr...

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United States backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards N. Korea

United States backtracks on 'armada' sailing towards N. Korea

However, it emerged later on that the armada was thousands of miles away from Korean waters, heading south to partake in joint drills with Australia. A picture from the U.S. The US supercarrier Car...

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Trump's 'big announcement' on tax to be broad principles

Trump's 'big announcement' on tax to be broad principles

In a Twitter message on Saturday, he wrote: "Big TAX REFORM AND TAX REDUCTION will be announced next Wednesday". "The process has begun long ago, but it really formally begins on Wednesday". The m...

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Three thrashed by gau rakshaks, Delhi Police assures action

Three thrashed by gau rakshaks, Delhi Police assures action

A case has been registered against the three men on a complaint by the PFA members while the driver of the truck, that was going Ghazipur Mandi, made a complaint against the activists, police said. "T...

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China criticizes North Korea, praises USA on nuclear issue

China criticizes North Korea, praises USA on nuclear issue

Developing a hydrogen bomb is also a declared priority of North Korea, officially the Democratic People's Republic of Korea or DPRK. The frightening footage shows the vessel's crew members practisin...

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N.Korea detains U.S. citizen; at least 3rd American being held

Should that happen the parties involved now only have themselves to blame. He added that the recent use of a Massive Ordnance Air Bomb (also known as the "Mother of All Bombs") by the United States ...

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Venezuelans march against Maduro en masse

Demonstrators want new elections and the release of opposition politicians. Opposition members set up a barricade during a protest in Caracas , Venezuela, Wednesday, April 19, 2017. That move was l...

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Iran's Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

Iran's Ahmadinejad disqualified from presidential election

The Council did not vet the two-time former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, or his former deputy Hamid Baghaei. The Guardian Council is a clerical body, half of whose 12 members are appointed by Su...

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First Lady nudges Trump to put hand over heart during National Anthem

First Lady nudges Trump to put hand over heart during National Anthem

First lady Melania Trump gave a shoutout Monday to USA troops as she welcomed visitors to the 139th annual White House Easter Egg Roll . Just read through these tweets about the White House Easter...

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Elizabeth Warren: Americans Should Keep Demanding To See Trump's Taxes

Comedian Sarah Silverman told The Associated Press that she feels "beholden to be an active citizen". Trump has previously said Americans don't care about his returns. "We have a tradition in this...

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International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

International mission member killed in Ukraine blast

Sebastian Kurz, the Austrian foreign minister and OSCE's chairman for Europe, tweeted that a thorough investigation is needed and those responsible will be held to account. It provides daily report...

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Turkey must investigate referendum doubts: European Commission

Prime Minister and AKP leader Binali Yildirim said Erdogan can rejoin the party he founded in 2001 once official results - expected before the end of the month - are announced. The new system takes fu...

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Uphill battle looms as Trump seeks revamped healthcare plan

States also must prove, according to the document published by Politico , that "the objective of the requested waiver is to reduce premium costs, increase the number of persons with health care cov...

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French overseas territories begin presidential voting

Polls state that the top two contenders of the race are touted to be Macron and Le Pen, with the former leading by some points. The French election comes as Frauke Petry's Alternative for Germany pa...

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Egyptian-American woman freed in Egypt goes home on US military plane

Trump brought up her detainment with Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi when he visited the White House earlier this month , Spicer said. According to her lawyer, President Donald Trump help...

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Adityanath's UP govt downgrades security of Azam Khan, Dimple Yadav

Adityanath's UP govt downgrades security of Azam Khan, Dimple Yadav

The awards which were started by Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav has been accused of favouritism and nepotism in the past few years. In his first cabinet meeting, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minis...

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Have full faith in judiciary: UP BJP on SC's Babri order

Many Hindus believe the Babri mosque was only built after the destruction of a temple that marks the birthplace of their god Ram. Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) supremo Lalu Prasad Yadav on Wednesday cl...

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Happy 4/20: Support For Weed Legalization Reaches All-Time High

Happy 4/20: Support For Weed Legalization Reaches All-Time High

The belief that pot should be legal has reached a new high in CBS News polls . A new study on marijuana use and attitudes toward legalization was released earlier this week - just in time for 4/2...

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AAP promises clean Delhi, corruption-free civic body

AAP promises clean Delhi, corruption-free civic body

The Congress has 104 contestants with assets of more than Rs 1 crore, which comes to 42 per cent, while the AAP has 41 such candidates or around 22 per cent of their contesting candidates analysed by ...

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When Venezuela witnessed the 'mother of all marches'

When Venezuela witnessed the 'mother of all marches'

People gather for a silent protest outside the Venezuelan Episcopal Conference in homage to the at least 20 people killed in unrest generated after the nation's Supreme Court stripped congress of its ...

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Britain's young royals open up about mental health

In a new video posted to the Royal Family's Facebook page on Friday, Kate Middleton, along with Prince William and Prince Harry , talk about a range of subjects from the stresses children face today...

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PPP to oust PM Nawaz from office like Musharraf, asserts Asif Zardari

PPP to oust PM Nawaz from office like Musharraf, asserts Asif Zardari

Opposition leader Imran Khan arrives at the Supreme Court building ahead of its decision on a case related to the "Panama Papers" leaks, in Islamabad , Pakistan April 20, 2017. "We will coopera...

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S Korea ousted leader Park charged in corruption probe

Samsung's contributions to the foundations and generous sponsorship of the equestrian training of Choi's daughter Chung Yoo-ra were described as alleged bribes, and Lee was indicted for offering or...

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