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Turkey to hold constitutional referendum tomorrow

A lot has to do with the fact Erdogan scheduled the referendum during a state of emergency dating from last July's abortive military coup that Erdogan blames on a Muslim cleric in US exile. And after ...

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North Korea warns against US 'hysteria' as it marks founder's birth

The U.S. Navy's strike group, led by the Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, is en route to waters around Korea in the Donald Trump administration's warning message to Pyongyang. North Korea did not go th...

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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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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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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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Jeff Sessions picked alleged Russian agent Carter Page for Trump's team

Former Donald Trump foreign policy adviser Carter Page Thursday denied suggesting during a trip to Russian Federation last summer that the president would be open to easing sanctions, but then admitte...

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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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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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Four classic activities for Easter

Traditional worship will be at 8:30, 9:30 and 11 a.m.in the church sanctuary. Calvin Presbyterian Church, 126 Angell Road, Cumberland. Sunrise Easter service. The Passion of the Lord will be at 7 ...

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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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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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'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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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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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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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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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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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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Russia, Iran, Syria denounce United States 'act of aggression'

Russia, Iran, Syria denounce United States 'act of aggression'

President Donald Trump in response. The U.S. launched the strike on Syria in retaliation to alleged chemical attack the Syrian air force launched on the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Idlib pr...

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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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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

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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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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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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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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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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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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Trump, Jared and Ivanka were White House seder no-shows

Trump, Jared and Ivanka were White House seder no-shows

Trump's energy is with the Bannon wing of his party, Miller said . For Trump , however, the timeline is crystal clear. "I like Steve, but you have to remember he was not involved in my campaign...

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Trump changes stance on several campaign promises early in presidency

When a "gushing" Bartiromo asked Trump what it was like to order the strike, the U.S. president said, "You have no idea how many people want to hear the answer to this". Even Chinese solar panels are ...

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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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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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