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North Korea conducts artillery drill

North Korea conducts artillery drill

The exercise took place as a USA guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea and envoys from the United States, Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo to discuss the growing threat posed by North Kor...

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First 100 days a solid test of any elected official

Spicer deflected criticism that few of the president's campaign promises have been kept. In the last month alone, he bombed a Syrian military base, despite his expressed aversion to foreign military i...

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USA commerce secretary defends Trump's trade war with Canada

Trump's tariffs come as the U.S., Canada and Mexico prepare to renegotiate NAFTA, the 1994 free trade agreement. "If NAFTA was functioning properly, you wouldn't be having these kinds of very prickl...

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Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

Lawsuit filed against Fox alleges racial discrimination

Eleven current and former Fox News employees have filed a class-action racial discrimination lawsuit against broadcaster, adding to the mounting troubles at the 21st Century Fox-owned cable news netwo...

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Anzac Day 2017: Hastings youth handed the Anzac Day torch

We have already commemorated the 75th anniversary of the Fall of Singapore and the Bombing of Darwin, and later this year we honour the Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of Milne Bay, Australia's involv...

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Macron, Le Pen trade accusations in French election race

Meanwhile, also on Monday, Mr Fillon told party leaders that he "no longer had the legitimacy" to take the party into legislative elections that will follow next month's presidential run-off. "The res...

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States Most Dependent on Trade With Canada

States Most Dependent on Trade With Canada

Trump has been railing against Canada's decision to change its policy on pricing certain milk products, which has driven down prices. In an exchange late Monday with conservative media gathered at t...

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Le Pen Steps Aside as National Front leader

Le Pen Steps Aside as National Front leader

Holland called him Sunday night to congratulate him on qualifying for the second round of voting, set for May 7. The Standard & Poor's 500 index rose 25 points, or 1.1 percent, to 2,374. The S&P 500...

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Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

Shutdown in TN, DMK's Stalin arrested

While auto-rickshaws and a section of private taxi services kept off the roads, state government-run transport corporations operated their services as usual. In textile cities of Coimbatore and nearby...

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Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on ship in the Atlantic

Coast Guard: 2 dead after explosion on ship in the Atlantic

The 106th Rescue Wing coordinated with the U.S., Canadian and Portuguese coast guards to provide emergency medical response for crew members aboard the shipping vessel. As the Tamar nears its destin...

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Clashes as German anti-immigration party power struggle spills over

Germany's far-right party Alternative for Germany (AfD) has elected two new senior candidates for the September general election, after the party's best-known politician, Frauke Petry, said last week ...

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Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

District Judge William Orrick bars federal officials nationwide from carrying out the portion of a January 25 executive order that would deny federal grants to cities and local governments that won't ...

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Germany's Merkel encouraged US will consider EU free trade deal

The exchange occurred when Merkel met with Trump last month and reportedly convinced him to negotiate with the European Union as a bloc after attempts by his administration to deal with individual cou...

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US Defense Secretary Mattis Makes A Stop In Afghanistan

John Nicholson, who heads the worldwide war effort. The statement said the attack was in retaliation for the killing of the Taliban shadow governor of Kunduz province, Mullah Abdul Salam Akhund, and...

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U.S. defense secretary makes crisis trip to Afghanistan

U.S. defense secretary makes crisis trip to Afghanistan

General John Nicholson, the ground commander for worldwide forces in Afghanistan, as well as Afghan President Ashraf Ghani and other top officials. It was not immediately clear who would replace Def...

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Erdogan denies he's a dictator after Turkish referendum

Erdogan denies he's a dictator after Turkish referendum

But the tight result of a highly charged campaign laid bare divisions in the country, while European observers and the head of Turkey's bar associations union said a decision to count unstamped votes ...

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'European courts have no jurisdiction over Turkey referendum'

'European courts have no jurisdiction over Turkey referendum'

The placard centre reads in Turkish: "NO, we will win" and the one right, reads: "NO, it is not over, it has just started". Turkey's Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ earlier said that the main oppositi...

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Support for marijuana legalization is at an all-time high

An additional 27 percent say it's just as risky, while 4 percent say it's more unsafe. Spicer drew a distinction between medical and adult-use cannabis, and said the administration would not go after ...

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British PM May says June election result "not certain"

May is hoping to gain a bigger majority in Parliament for her Conservatives, strengthening her negotiating hand with the EU. May, who reversed her position Tuesday, told leaders there was a "window ...

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Mural of Michelle Obama stirs debate

Mural of Michelle Obama stirs debate

The image is handsome and it will inspire kids. "Hoping to raise a bit of support for the artist behind the mesmerizing mural in Chicago of Michelle Obama ", Ward posted on the GoFundMe. Yet Dev...

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Surprise attack sees Iraqi forces advance near key Mosul mosque

But "the final neighbourhoods will be the most hard to recapture, especially the Old City and the remaining neighbourhoods in northwestern Mosul", Martin said. The Syrian and Arab forces have repelled...

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Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

Judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city funding

San Francisco and its Silicon Valley neighbor, Santa Clara County, on Tuesday both won preliminary injunctions blocking the January 25 edict by Trump who declared that sanctuary jurisdictions cause ...

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U.S., North Korea Flex Military Muscles as Tensions Remain High

Chief nuclear negotiators from left to right, Joseph Yun, U.S. special representative for North Korea policy, Kenji Kanasugi , director general of the Japanese Foreign Ministry's Asian and Oceanian A...

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Trump says Paris terror attack will have 'big effect' on election

For weeks, former banker Macron and Le Pen have been out in front but opinion polls now show there is a chance that any of four leading candidates could reach the election's second-round runoff on M...

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Sonny Perdue confirmed as US Secretary of Agriculture

Here's what you need to know about the person now in charge of many the nation's farm and food policies. "Now that he's been confirmed by the Senate , I'll make sure Secretary Perdue understands No...

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No tears over spilled milk as Canada fires back at Trump

No tears over spilled milk as Canada fires back at Trump

The US president levelled the threats during an event at a Wisconsin factory where he unveiled his "Buy American-Hire American" executive order. The dairy dispute comes at a sensitive time for US-...

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Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

Some these airmen lost their lives while supporting the jungle fighters and now lie buried in the Chittagong and Comilla war cemeteries. Thousands gathered at a dawn service at Gallipoli have be...

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Donald Trump says he's not scared of a trade war with Canada

For their part, Canadian officials - including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau - have said they will fight back against USA tariffs on softwood lumber and win again, noting that worldwide trade authorit...

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North Korea's capital quiet for army anniversary

Tension on the Korean Peninsula was high on the anniversary, with USA and South Korean missile destroyers also due to hold a live-fire exercise in the western sea on the North Korean border. South Kor...

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Korea stages large-scale artillery drill

Trump told ambassadors from U.N. Security Council members that the status quo in North Korea is "unacceptable" and the council must be prepared to impose additional and stronger sanctions. Experts als...

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