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Sarah Palin Criticizes Fox News, Says The Culture

Sarah Palin Criticizes Fox News, Says The Culture "Has to Change"

Bill O'Reilly may be out of a job, but he's not hurting for money. "I can live with that". He also broke out another skit as Tuck Buckford , his new alter-ego meant to mock an even more conservativ...

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North Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American held

She could not "comment further than this". The U.S. State Department spokesperson, when contacted by NK News on Sunday (South Korean time), said they were investigating the reports but had no furt...

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Trump wins support for possible WTO action on Canada dairy

Trump said it has put farmers in Wisconsin and NY state out of business. MacNaughton did not directly address Trump's comments Wednesday, and avoided questions about the possibility of a cross-borde...

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Russian Federation slammed for vetoing yet another Syria resolution

Russian Federation slammed for vetoing yet another Syria resolution

The US praised China for abstaining on the vote instead of offering their own usual veto. El secretario de Estado norteamericano, Rex Tillerson , a la izquierda, y el ministro ruso de Exteriores, S...

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United Kingdom lawmakers approve June 8 election

United Kingdom lawmakers approve June 8 election

Earlier, May said holding an election in June, rather than as scheduled in 2020, would "deliver a more secure future for our country" as it negotiates its departure from the EU. That approach risks sa...

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Afghanistan declares day of mourning as army base death toll increases

Afghanistan declares day of mourning as army base death toll increases

Two attackers died in suicide bombings and the other eight attackers were killed in clashes during the assault. The US military has said that "more than 50" Afghan soldiers were killed, while an Afg...

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At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests

At least three dead in Venezuela anti-government protests

Dozens even had to slide down a concrete embankment and into the Guaire River to escape the noxious fumes. Among the casualties a teenager shot in the head while walking near a protest. Marchers in th...

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Russia Blocks Security Council Action On Syria's Reported Use Of Chemical Weapons

Russia Blocks Security Council Action On Syria's Reported Use Of Chemical Weapons

Speaking to reporters, Tillerson reiterated Washington's position that Assad must eventually relinquish power - a position starkly at odds with Russian Federation, which has been bombing rebel-held ar...

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Trump greets American charity worker freed from Cairo in the Oval Office

President Donald Trump meets with Aya Hijazi, center, an Egyptian-American aid worker, accompanied by her brother Basel Hijazi, in the Oval office of the White House in Washington , Friday, April 21...

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Tennessee teacher accused of kidnapping girl arrested in California

In the days before he allegedly abducted his 15-year-old student, Tennessee teacher Tad Cummins refilled a prescription for Cialis, took out a loan for quick cash and made hotel reservations in anothe...

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After Meeting With President Trump, Egyptian President Frees Detained US Charity Worker

At the White House on Friday morning, President Donald Trump shook hands with a recently-freed, Egyptian-American woman who spent nearly three years in a foreign prison with rumored ties to the Muslim...

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How authorities found Elizabeth Thomas and Tad Cummins

Elizabeth Thomas' father says the road to recovery for his daughter may be hard, but he is just glad she is coming home. The lawyer for Elizabeth Thomas says the Tennessee teen is "comfortable and r...

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President Trump Reassures Egyptian Leader After Palm Sunday Church Bombings

President Trump Reassures Egyptian Leader After Palm Sunday Church Bombings

The country was a victim of two suicide bombings at Coptic churches on Palm Sunday. Egypt named the Alexandria church bomber who attacked a cathedral in Alexandria as 31-year-old Mahmoud Abd...

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Macron, Le Pen to contest second round of French presidential election

But conservative Francois Fillon, a former prime minister embroiled in a scandal over alleged fake jobs given to his wife and children, appeared to be closing the gap in recent days, as was far-left c...

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Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch

Russian Federation opposes draft United Nations statement condemning N. Korea over launch

PARIS France said on Wednesday it was imperative the United Nations Security Council apply more pressure on North Korea to prevent it jumping another hurdle toward an effective nuclear weapons capac...

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Venezuela opposition boss asks Wall Street to cut off Maduro

Mass rallies began after the country's Supreme Court attempted to take on the legislative functions of the National Assembly, which is now controlled by the opposition. The court walked back the measu...

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Sen. Cotton booed by constituents over Trump's taxes

Sen. Cotton booed by constituents over Trump's taxes

Adam Kinzinger called on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns Tuesday, amid mounting criticism from both sides of the aisle over the administration's lack of transparency. About 25,000 ...

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Israel punishes hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners

Israel punishes hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners

The Israeli Prison Service issued a statement threatening disciplinary measures for hunger striking. The hunger strike was called in connection with Palestinian Prisoners Day, observed annually, but...

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Macron vows to unite France

Le Pen, leader of the anti-immigration and anti-EU National Front, was given 22 percent by both institutes. "Macron bills himself as the progressist versus conservatives, Le Pen as the patriot versu...

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Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

Mourning declared after scores of troops die in Afghan base attack

A USA official in Washington on Friday had put the toll at more than 50 killed and wounded. In 2016, more than 6,700 Afghan service members were killed in battle. One of the attack survivors, an Afg...

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Champs-Elysees gunman had shot at French police before

Champs-Elysees gunman had shot at French police before

One of the key questions was if, and how, the attack on the Champs Elysees avenue that killed one police officer and wounded three other people might impact voting intentions. Hollande's defense and s...

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Prosecutors seek one-year jail term for Jakarta governor

Prosecutors seek one-year jail term for Jakarta governor

A final official result is unlikely to be known for at least two weeks. This election is being seen as a choice between the secular policies Indonesia has practised since independence and a hardline...

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Erdogan says set to meet Trump in Washington on May 16-17

The results are expected to be confirmed on April 27 or 28. "Applications against the High Electoral Board's decisions can not be taken to any court or authority, including the Council of State and ...

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Trump calls Schumer, discusses strategy for responding to Canada's dairy trade policy

Trump, who was in Wisconsin earlier this week for an unrelated event, said during the visit that the US would "stand up for our dairy farmers". The president took issue with Canadian changes on milk...

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Japan Hopes Russia, China to Help Settle North Korea Nuclear Issue

You know, the ball is in their court. "The situation on the Korean peninsula and in the region has reached an extremely unsafe phase due to the mad-cap nuclear war provocations of the USA", the Fore...

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France votes in presidential election amid high security

Scandal-hit conservative François Fillon and far-left wildcard Jean-Luc Mélenchon trailed in third place and were knocked out of the closely-fought race. France's legislative election in June now take...

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Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'

Pence said the USA would work with allies and others in the region to apply diplomatic and economic pressure on the regime in Pyongyang until it abandons its nuclear and ballistic missile programs. De...

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French voters go to the polls

With 90 percent of votes counted, the Interior Ministry said Macron had almost 24 percent, giving him a slight cushion over Le Pen's 22 percent. The Interior Ministry said with 90% of the votes coun...

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Accused Paris gunman previously threatened police, but not on any watch list

According to Le Monde, security services detained and interrogated Cheurfi in February, after he made threats online, and investigated him again last month, when he attempted to contact foreign-based...

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Israel rejects negotiations with jailed Palestinian hunger strikers

Barghouti is one of the best-known among thousands of Palestinians jailed for charges ranging from stone-throwing and membership in terror groups, to attacks that wounded or killed Israelis. He said I...

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