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Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Iraqi troops capture largest neighborhood in western Mosul

Iraqi government forces on Tuesday freed a new neighbourhood after heavy clashes with Islamic State (IS) militants in the western side of Mosul, the military said. Be Civil - It's OK to have a diff...

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Prosecutors seek probation for Jakarta's fallen governor

Prosecutors seek probation for Jakarta's fallen governor

Security is also unusually tight for the poll. Security appeared light at several polling stations, though police said 66,000 personnel were deployed across the city. "We are making checks on public...

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US Navy Conducting Exercises with Japan, South Korea

US Navy Conducting Exercises with Japan, South Korea

The Michigan's visit to Busan comes after North Korea on Sunday threatened to sink the American aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which is beginning joint drills with two Japanese destroyers in the ...

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Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

Air China resumes booking flights to North Korea

Republican senator Lindsey Graham, who previously urged the president to launch military strikes on North Korea as soon as possible, said Trump should be informing them on the US' "breaking point". N...

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Detectives are still pursuing leads 10 years since Madeleine McCann went missing

Detectives are still pursuing leads 10 years since Madeleine McCann went missing

British police are pursuing a "critical" lead that could solve the mystery of what happened to Madeleine McCann, who vanished aged three in 2007. Madeleine McCann disappeared on 3rd May 2007 from he...

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Flynn 'likely broke the law over foreign payments'

As a former military officer, " Flynn had an obligation to seek and obtain permission to receive money from foreign governments prior to any engagement with them ", Chaffetz said. Three weeks ago, Fly...

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Federal judges deny efforts to delay Arkansas executions

Multiple suits made their way to the U.S. Supreme Court late last night, giving Justice Neil Gorsuch one of his first big rulings. The court also rejected a stay for Lee for additional testing, despit...

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Shah Rukh Khan leaves for Vancouver to deliver first TED Talk

But since other people are also attached to a film, I am more concerned now. Just a week after he was honored at the 60 San Francisco International Film Festival in the U.S., Bollywood actor Shah Ru...

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Stephen Jones says Myles Garrett has physical tools to be great

Warren Sapp said he sees the splash plays from Garrett, but doesn't see him taking over games, and doesn't think he should be the first overall pick. I'm trying to figure this out. Irrelevant and any ...

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Twitter reacts to Safaricom network outage

Twitter reacts to Safaricom network outage

Kenya Power, for instance, relies on mobile money for 46 per cent of its billing but said the firm was not able to quantify the impact of the outage, even as it said the effect was "significant". Safa...

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Judge cites Trump's comment in 'sanctuary city' ruling

Sanctuary cities generally offer safe harbor to illegal immigrants and often do not use municipal funds or resources to advance the enforcement of federal immigration laws. Trump had in a January 25 o...

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US Warns of 'Another Tough Year' in Afghanistan

US Warns of 'Another Tough Year' in Afghanistan

The rampage, likely the deadliest in the 16-year war, happened as unarmed Afghan soldiers were emerging from Friday prayer and heading to lunch. "For example, any weapons being funneled here from a ...

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Pak's top court rejects call to disqualify Sharif

Pak's top court rejects call to disqualify Sharif

Mr Sharif and his family have denied any wrongdoing. The president of the Supreme Court Bar Association said the ruling showed that none of the judges had accepted the truthfulness of Sharif's spe...

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Harry Redknapp Announced As Birmingham City Manager

Harry Redknapp Announced As Birmingham City Manager

Gianfranco Zola resigned yesterday at the Championship club after overseeing a awful run of form that yielded only two wins in 22 games since taking over four months ago. "Now I've got a slightly bigg...

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Pope tells Egypt ahead of visit he comes as peace messenger

Pope Francis made a surprise video address to the TED Conference in Vancouver Tuesday, calling on the powerful to exhibit more solidarity, humility and tenderness toward others. The pope's views are n...

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Matric results to be out today; Tips to check results

Matric results to be out today; Tips to check results

Candidates' names were printed on OMR sheets and three-tier flying squads were deployed during the Odisha Matric Exam in order to curb malpractices. Candidates are advised to take a print out of the...

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The US And Canada Are Fighting About Milk And Wood - Again

The US And Canada Are Fighting About Milk And Wood - Again

She stated that the Province would fight the unfounded claims of the USA lumber production lobby, as well as use this time to reach a "fair deal with the United States". "So I don't think it has anyth...

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Taiwan ranks top in Asia in media freedom

Switzerland is still one of the world's top ten countries for press freedom according to Reporters Without Borders ( RSF ), despite global media freedom in the "post-truth" era being more threatened t...

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Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

There is speculation that North Korea may carry out another nuclear or missile test to mark the anniversary of its armed forces Tuesday. (Toru Yamanaka/Pool Photo via AP). The deployment was announc...

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Trump Moves to Support Wisconsin Dairy and Lumber Competing with Canada

She made clear that the current U.S. market needs are not met by USA producers, and that any tarrifs imposed on Canadian softwood will hurt United States consumers the most. The Canadian federal gover...

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Canada has been 'very rough' on US

Shares in Canadian lumber companies rose as the level of the new tariffs came in at the low end of what investors were expecting. -Canada trade relationship only needed "tweaking". Trudeau "refuted th...

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Candidates pause from campaign at Paris ceremony for murdered policeman

Candidates pause from campaign at Paris ceremony for murdered policeman

Though the race has four main contenders, a total of 11 are in the running, most in single digits. Sunday's round of voting will be followed by a second-round runoff on May 7 between the top two candi...

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Ivanka Trump draws groans, hisses for defending father on Berlin visit

She added that her own personal experience and the fact that "thousands" of women have worked with and for Donald Trump for decades in the private sector "are a testament to his belief and solid convi...

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Turkish minister says ECHR has no jurisdiction over referendum

Turkish minister says ECHR has no jurisdiction over referendum

The country's high electoral board announced in a statement they had ruled 10-1 against the move. Earlier, 19 people were detained for allegedly using the results of a constitutional referendum as a...

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Court orders probe into corruption allegations against Pakistan PM's family

Court orders probe into corruption allegations against Pakistan PM's family

In a 3-2 split verdict, the judges have ordered further probe into the case, wherein a joint investigation team has to be set up and deliver its report in 60 days. The commission will have the authori...

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What you need to know about rising tensions on the Korean Peninsula

Instead, the big day was marked with North Korea's "largest-ever" firing drill, according to a government source speaking to the South's Yonhap News Agency. A North Korean state newspaper, Rodong S...

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US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site

The submarine is expected to take part in military exercises with the Carl Vinson warship group, which the U.S. said it was dispatching to North Korea earlier this month to "maintain readiness" in t...

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ISIS fighters killed by US 'mother of all bombs'

ISIS fighters killed by US 'mother of all bombs'

PJ Crowley, a former United States air force colonel, said civilians would've only been impacted by the blast - which he likened to "creating a minor quake in that particular area" - by the tremors th...

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US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russian Federation

The oil giant was previously given a waiver in 2014, granting the company permission to finish drilling projects in an Arctic well before the sanctions fully came into effect. Among other things, US...

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Speaker Ryan: avoiding government shutdown priority over health care

Speaker Ryan: avoiding government shutdown priority over health care

White House budget director Mick Mulvaney said the Trump administration was willing to talk to Democrats about funding for Obamacare subsidies in exchange for their agreement to include some Trump p...

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