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Italian journalist home after 2 weeks detention in Turkey

Italian journalist home after 2 weeks detention in Turkey

The journalist said his lawyers were still trying to get answers from the Turkish authorities on why he was detained. His detention caused strains between Rome and Ankara, with Italian Foreign Ministe...

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Abe, Trump reaffirm commitment to deal with North Korea military threat

Abe, Trump reaffirm commitment to deal with North Korea military threat

North Korea has been aggressively pursuing a decades-long goal of putting a nuclear warhead on an intercontinental ballistic missile, or ICBM, capable of reaching the USA mainland. The USS Carl Vinso...

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Donald Trump awards veteran Purple Heart, says

Donald Trump awards veteran Purple Heart, says "congratulations" and "tremendous job"

On Saturday, President Trump paid his first visit to Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland . Then he pinned the Purple Heart to the sergeant's lapel and clapped him on th...

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UK: Labour's Corbyn Says Could Halt Syria Airstrikes If Elected

Sir Michael used a series of broadcast interviews to criticise Mr Corbyn's approach to defence policy. The party leader came under fire from senior military figures after he appeared to call into qu...

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North Korea threatens to sink approaching U.S. aircraft carrier

The ship is on a western Pacific deployment with the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group as part of the U.S. Pacific Fleet-led initiative to extend U.S. 3rd Fleet command and control functions into the I...

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Tensions With North Korea Rise as Volleyball Game Ends

Tensions With North Korea Rise as Volleyball Game Ends

With typical rhetorical flourish, the ministry said North Korea "will react to a total war with an all-out war, a nuclear war with nuclear strikes of its own style and surely win a victory in the deat...

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Afghan defence chiefs resign over Taliban attack

The attack, in which gunmen and suicide bombers stormed the compound wearing army uniforms, was so significant that it triggered the resignations of Afghanistan's Defense Minister and its Chief of Arm...

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Bomb attack hits US base in eastern Afghanistan

Kabul was the final stop on a six-nation, weeklong tour Mattis said was meant to bolster relations with allies and partners and to get an update on the stalemated conflict in Afghanistan. "Our enemy ...

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Turkey's justice minister: Time to contest vote results over

Trump's congratulatory call to Erdogan contrasted sharply with the muted reaction of European leaders who are concerned about the results of the referendum, which are being challenged by the oppositio...

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Syria:100 killed in explosion near buses carrying evacuees

Syria:100 killed in explosion near buses carrying evacuees

The group said the attack only serves to deflect the attention from government "crimes" and said it was ready to cooperate with an worldwide probe to determine who did it. Many Syrian armed opponents ...

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North Korea video suggests attack on USS Carl Vinson soon

On Xi's call with Trump, he said China firmly opposed any action that violates United Nations Security Council resolutions, and called for regular China-U.S. Trump, in his phone call with Xi, criticis...

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Leafs eliminated by Capitals with overtime loss in Game 6

But the Leafs would come up with their best penalty kill of the series, spending most of the two minutes in the offensive zone, killing the penalty. "They gave us everything they had, and we had to ...

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South Korea, allies brace for North Korea follow up act

While the theory is that doing so will persuade North Korea to stop its provocative behavior, return to negotiations and give up its nuclear weapons, it won't work that way. "It is not clear, for exam...

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Gov. Abbott expresses support for bathroom legislation

Rodrigues and his House colleagues are more reluctant to allow patients to vape or eat cannabis, but he has said he would be willing to do so if doctors played a strong role in directing patients what...

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North Korea detains U.S. citizen, the 3rd American being held there

North Korea detains U.S. citizen, the 3rd American being held there

Meanwhile, South Korea and Japan - both key U.S. allies in the region - have condemned frequent North Korean missile launches that are all banned under United Nations Security Council resolutions. "No...

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Sydney sightseeing day planned for US Vice President Mike Pence

Sydney sightseeing day planned for US Vice President Mike Pence

Trump reportedly had a testy first call because of the refugee issue. The White House will not walk away from an agreement to accept roughly 1,200 refugees and asylum-seekers from a notoriously grim...

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Afghan defense minister, army chief resign after deadly Taliban attack

The US Defense Secretary was due to meet with his Afghan counterpart, but hours before Mattis touched down in Kabul , Ghani announced that his Defense minister and Army Chief of Staff had resigned wi...

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Outrage as United Nations Absurdly Appoints Saudi Arabia to Women's Rights Commission

Outrage as United Nations Absurdly Appoints Saudi Arabia to Women's Rights Commission

The kingdom is now one of 45 countries sitting on a panel "promoting women's rights, documenting the reality of women's lives throughout the world, and shaping global standards on gender equality and ...

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Thousands of white-clad protesters fall silent in Caracas

Opposition leaders blamed the deaths of about 20 people on a heavy-handed police response to their protests. A man was shot and killed during one protest, said the mayor of Sucre, one of the capit...

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French presidential election -- a choice between globalism and nationalism

A run-off will take place on May 7 between the last two contenders standing, provided none of the 11 candidates scores an absolute majority in the first round. "Of course we're anxious when we see the...

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Korean university names detained United States citizen

There is also a possibility that North Korea, facing potential changes in regional dynamics as Washington presses Beijing to pressure North Korea more aggressively, opts to mark the anniversary with...

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North Korea Displays New Missiles

Soldiers with M1A2 tanks participated in the emergency drills, conducted to simulate responses to a possible North Korean attack. In comments to The Associated Press, Vice Minister Han Song Ryol sai...

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Shinzo Abe, Donald Trump discuss North Korea over phone as tensions mount

The aircraft carrier, USS Carl Vinson , part of a navy strike group now conducting drills with two Japanese destroyers in the western Pacific Ocean. In a show of force, two escort vessels from Japa...

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Australia Plans To Tighten Rules For Citizenship

Australia after abolishing the popular 457 work visa used by over 95,000 foreign workers, on Thursday announced tougher citizenship laws for new applicants, including higher English language skills ...

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Steve Hansen: Dylan Hartley would have been "an asset" to Lions

He added: " That's what makes us pretty excited about the quality of the squad going to New Zealand ". "There might be a few ups and downs with results, etc, but we want guys buzzing, getting on tha...

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CONFIRMED: Pence Really Did Go To The Korean DMZ To Look Menacing

Navy's Yokosuka base in Yokosu. A ship bell signaled his arrival Wednesday morning on the USS Ronald Reagan at the U.S. Yokosuka naval base south of Tokyo. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, ri...

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Le Pen, Macron through to 2nd round in French elections

Aiming to ride a wave of populism that led Donald Trump to the White House and Britain to vote for Brexit, Le Pen wants France to abandon the euro and intends to call a referendum on withdrawing from ...

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Korea dismisses Trump's reported remark that it was part of China

Korea dismisses Trump's reported remark that it was part of China

On April 18, ABC's World News , CBS's Evening News , NBC's Nightly News , and PBS' NewsHour all covered the AP report that Ivanka Trump secured valuable trademarks from China the day she sat do...

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Elated Le Pen supporters brace for runoff

The two will face off on May 7 to decide who will become France's next leader, replacing the country's outgoing Socialist Party President François Hollande, who chose not to run for reelection. "He re...

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LeBron James sends Pacers home packing, Oklahoma City takes series lead

Cleveland will face either Toronto or Milwaukee in the Eastern Conference semifinal round. It was the first time they were swept since the 1992 playoffs - a stretch of 37 consecutive series with at le...

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