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Without consent from Gibraltarians, no sovereignty negotiations, PM May tells Donald Tusk

Without consent from Gibraltarians, no sovereignty negotiations, PM May tells Donald Tusk

Independence Party Nigel Farage blasted the European Union over its demands to negotiate divorce terms before striking a post-Brexit trade deal, as well as its stance on Gibraltar and its multibillion...

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India cancels maritime talks with Pak over Jadhav row

India has said if Jadhav were to be executed, it will be considered as a "premeditated murder". The standoff between India and Pakistan is escalating since a military court in the neighbouring count...

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No Rain in 10 Day Forecast, Donaldson to DL

Scott was immediately transported to a nearby hospital where he underwent a battery of tests. "The one thing that's encouraging about tonight is we got some hits", said Blue Jays manager John Gibb...

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Buses evacuate hundreds from four besieged Syria towns

An explosion near a bus convoy waiting to enter the Syrian city of Aleppo killed or wounded several people on Saturday, pro-regime media outlets, pro-opposition activists and a monitor reported. As pa...

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Escaped inmate from BC's Mission Institution recaptured

Escaped inmate from BC's Mission Institution recaptured

In 2003, Dezwaan was sentenced to life in prison sentence with no chance of parole for 15 years, In March 2001, Dezwaan was arrested for sexual assault with a weapon, confinement, and robbery of a you...

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EC defers Anantnag bypoll to May 25

The Election Commission will also take a call on holding repoll in polling centres which saw unprecedented violence and poor voter turnout in the bypoll to Srinagar Lok Sabha seat. While polling in S...

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In Syria, At Least 39 Killed In Explosion As Evacuations Stall

United Kingdom -based opposition monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said at least 43 people had been killed and dozens of others wounded. Each were heading to areas controlled by forces f...

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Seven thousand people evacuated in Syrian swap deal

A Madaya resident, speaking from the bus garage inside Aleppo, said people had been waiting there since late on Friday, and were not being allowed to leave. This frame grab from video provided by the ...

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Egypt imposes 3-month emergency after twin bombings by ISIS

Egypt imposes 3-month emergency after twin bombings by ISIS

US President Donald Trump, who welcomed Sisi to Washington last week, expressed his support for Egypt. Sunday's first bombing at the Mar Girgis church in Tanta city north of Cairo killed 28 peop...

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Japan, China remain on U.S. 'monitoring list' for currency

Japan, China remain on U.S. 'monitoring list' for currency

US President Donald Trump's administration declined to name any major trading partner as a currency manipulator in a highly anticipated report on Friday, backing away from a key Trump campaign promi...

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North Korea Rolls Out Missiles, Says Ready For 'Nuclear War'

China is North Korea's ally. The Korean Peninsula technically remains in a state of war. In an interview with the Associated Press , North Korea's vice foreign minister specifically mentioned Tru...

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Republican Ron Estes Narrowly Wins Kansas Special Election

But only once did the winning candidate in the special election get a higher percentage of the vote than their party's candidate in the preceding November election. A group that formed following S...

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Assad Maneuvers to Turn the 'Chemical Table'

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian counterparts at a trilateral meeting in Moscow, denounced last week's USA attack on Syria as a "flagrant violation" of world...

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North Korea flaunts new missiles; no nuke test

North Korea flaunts new missiles; no nuke test

The Communist Party-affiliated Global Times newspaper has indicated a willingness in the Chinese government to support stronger measures against North Korea. The North Korean leader did not speak du...

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Russia: Talks with U.S. won't lead to immediate action

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Lavrov said Moscow has asked Washington about the objective of the buildup and received assurances that the US troops were deployed there to cut supply lines betwee...

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Rex Tillerson says Russian interference in U.S. election is 'fairly well established'

USA secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Russian foreign minister Sergey Lavrov. "The level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better but most likely ha...

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Republican Kay Ivey Takes Oath As Alabama's New Governor

Republican Kay Ivey Takes Oath As Alabama's New Governor

Bentley's resignation follows the ouster of former House Speaker Mike Hubbard, who left office in 2016 after being convicted on ethics charges, and former state Supreme Court Chief Justice Roy Moore, ...

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North Korea displays new missiles in military parade

Director of Jilin University's Institute of Northeast Asian Studies Guo Rui said that Trump's domestic troubles should prevent him taking such action, while North Korea doesn't appear to be on a war f...

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Zarif calls U.S. bombing of Syria unacceptable

President Vladimir Putin at a news conference at the Kremlin in Moscow. Further muddling the outlook, Trump said later on April 12 that North Atlantic Treaty Organisation was now doing more to fig...

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MOAB death total rises to 94

It was the first time the United States has used this size of conventional bomb in a conflict. The US military previously estimated ISIS had 600 to 800 active fighters in the area. No civilian casua...

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'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan official says

Ataullah Khogyani, the spokesman for the governor of Nangarhar province, said in a tweet Saturday that 94 ISIS members were killed in the attack on an ISIS underground complex, including four top comm...

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Trump reelection effort raised $13.2 million so far in 2017

Trump reelection effort raised $13.2 million so far in 2017

The near $42 million was raised through two joint fundraising committees and the RNC, The Washington Post reported , with over 250,000 online contributions from Trump and RNC supporters alike. Also...

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Egg hunt, Easter Bunny at Birmingham Zoo

Egg hunt, Easter Bunny at Birmingham Zoo

Brooklyn Wade, 12, said she was glad the 4-H group was helping prepare for the hunt, and she hopes they can keep helping with the event in the future. This hunt, all ears as visually impaired children...

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Defying the supreme leader? Ahmadinejad set to run for Iran presidency

So his move to register in May's election came as a big surprise. Ahmadinejad's candidacy and continued support within Iran signals that the country may not be taking the moderate turn former Presid...

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Four officials injured in Afghanistan attack

The strike targeted a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage attacks on government forces in Nangarhar province, near the Pakistan border. The US government's top...

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Russia, Iran and Syria vow to continue war on terrorism

Lavrov said the US strike on the Syrian base has undermined peace efforts in Syria and reflected Washington's focus on ousting Syrian President Bashar Assad's government. The president stressed that...

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US 'Mother of all bombs' owes origins to specialized anti-Nazi weapons

The U.S. dropped a GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB) bomb, otherwise known as the "Mother of All Bombs", on a Daesh stronghold in Afghanistan's eastern Nangarhar province. The unprecedented...

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100 evacuees dead in Syria car bomb blast

100 evacuees dead in Syria car bomb blast

The Syrian Civil Defense in Aleppo province, also known as the White Helmets, said their volunteers pulled at least 100 bodies from the site of the explosion. Food was distributed after several hours ...

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Haiti child sex racket: How UN Peacekeepers turned into rapists

The peacekeepers were deployed in 2004 when a rebellion led to the ouster and exile of then-President Jean-Bertrand Aristide. The vote determined that MINUSTAH will be replaced by a smaller police ...

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Iran's Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria, criticises GCC support

Iran's Rouhani condemns U.S. attack on Syria, criticises GCC support

Still, Haley said the USA didn't see a peaceful future for Syria with Assad in power. McMaster spoke on "Fox News Sunday", Tillerson appeared on ABC's "This Week" and CBS' "Face the Nation", and Hal...

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