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Venezuela To Quit Organization Of American States

Venezuela To Quit Organization Of American States

The OAS has led an global chorus of concern over the economic and political chaos in the major oil-exporting country. Speaking late Wednesday, Venezuelan Foreign Minister Delcy Rodriguez said her co...

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US President Donald Trump, Canada's PM Justin Trudeau discuss dairy, lumber trade

During his run for office past year, Trump made his disdain for NAFTA a central component of a populist message created to engender support among working class Americans. "We have to be thoughtful and...

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North Korea's military might on show as nuclear concerns rise

As tensions reach a boiling point between North Korea, the United States, and the North's neighbors, Japan's government has issued a guide for its citizens on how to survive a missile attack that woul...

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Vive le rally: Global markets energized by French election

The presidential candidate noted that her counterpart Emmanuel Macron has mainly campaigned only in the big cities of France. On Friday, CRIF President Francis Kalifat said that Le Pen's growin...

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Congress scrambles to wrap up deal averting US government shutdown

Patty Murray, D-Wash., observed that GOP negotiators "have simply ignored" a roster of "$18 billion in extreme cuts" offered by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney to lower the measure's cost....

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Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes

Turkey notified the United States that it would attack a wide area north of the Syrian city of Raqqa "less than an hour" before launching the airstrikes Tuesday, said Air Force Col. Turkey reportedly...

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Arsenal in touch with top 4 after beating ailing Leicester

It was a lot of possession without any end product in the first half. Is Wenger instructing them to pass the ball into the net? If you want Arsenal to win by more than one goal, you could back them ...

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Trump team softens war talk but vows other pressure on North Korea

But it certainly reflected the increased American alarm over North Korea's progress in developing a nuclear-tipped missile that could strike the US mainland. The United States and South Korea agreed p...

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Dueling Rallies Rack Caracas After Death Toll Inches Toward 30 In Venezuela

Dueling Rallies Rack Caracas After Death Toll Inches Toward 30 In Venezuela

OAS Secretary General Luis Almagro has emerged as one of the leading global critics of the Maduro administration as the Venezuelan leader has stripped powers from the opposition-controlled National ...

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French Election Premature celebrations take tolls on Macrons round two campaigns

The parliament accuses Le Pen's anti-EU National Front (FN) of using funds meant for parliamentary assistants to pay staff for party work in France between 2012 and 2017. Polls see the 39-year-old Mac...

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French bonds add to election gains as markets say "Au revoir, Marine"

Macron added that he had not arrived to make big promises, but the candidate did warn Whirlpool employees that if Le Pen was elected president, the factory would surely be shut down. Le Pen told Frenc...

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United Kingdom opposition Labour vows new Brexit plan

The showdown could be the last time the pair face each other across the dispatch box. Asked whether Mr Corbyn would attend a broadcast which did not involve Mrs May, the spokesman said: "Obviously, ...

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Ukip leader Nutall: People laughed at Gandhi too

Ukip leader Nutall: People laughed at Gandhi too

The Muslim Council of Britain will say the policy was "deeply regrettable" and attack stereotyping around "bombs, beards and burkas". I certainly don't believe in an authoritarian policy towards this ...

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US may need to strengthen defenses against North Korea threat: Admiral

The flagship in Donald Trump's American armada is due to arrive in the waters of South Korea at the end of this week as a show of force to North Korea's belligerent dictator Kim Jong Un, who has threa...

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Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign over deadly attack

Afghan defense minister, army chief of staff resign over deadly attack

But there are signs the administration of new President Donald Trump is making progress in crafting a policy for Afghanistan . At least four security guards were killed following a suicide bomber's...

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Poll finds more British voters believe Brexit a mistake

The Conservatives drove home their central message of the "stronger leadership" needed to deliver a successful exit from the EU. Labour says its research shows that between 2010 and 2016, only 1,679...

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Number of women, children casualties increasing in Afghanistan: UNAMA

Number of women, children casualties increasing in Afghanistan: UNAMA

The United Nation reported Thursday that there has been a slight drop in the number of civilians dying in Afghanistan's protracted 16-year war during the first three months of this year. Afghan News A...

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France Says Its Analysis Shows Syrian Forces Used Sarin

France Says Its Analysis Shows Syrian Forces Used Sarin

Russian President Vladimir Putin, a key Syrian ally, had suggested that the attack was carried out by "forces" trying to frame Assad's regime. The samples matched those from an attack in Syria in 20...

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US sets up missile defense in South Korea as North shows power

US sets up missile defense in South Korea as North shows power

President Trump and Defense Secretary James Mattis have said all options are on the table to counter what Harris called "the reckless North Korean regime" in his testimony Wednesday before the House A...

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Support For Legalizing Marijuana Has Never Been So High

Federal law still prohibits marijuana use, however the previous administration declared it would not enforce federal marijuana laws , with former President Barack Obama saying that attempting to enfo...

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British teen admits planning London bomb attack

British teen admits planning London bomb attack

British intelligence agents posing as fellow extremists discussed sourcing weapons, with the 19-year-old, who asked for "gear" for his "opp" in online chats. He said he was considering targeting Lond...

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BCCI out-voted and embarrassed in ICC

The BCCI was the only member to voice their displeasure towards the new financial model, which will see them earn less revenue, and was one of two members, with the other being Sri Lanka Cricket (SL...

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US admiral says N. Korea crisis is at worst point he's seen

A targeted USA attack to take out North Korea's nuclear weapons program could spark a wider war on the Korean peninsula, lawmakers and experts have warned. "From China's point of view, North Korea for...

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THAAD system will soon be operational in S Korea

THAAD system will soon be operational in S Korea

The US has signalled sanctions and diplomatic pressure are its priorities for dealing with North Korea as senators who attended a White House briefing said they had not been presented with "a specif...

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BCCI miss deadline of naming India squad for Champions Trophy

England on Tuesday recalled quick bowlers Mark Wood and David Willey to the 15-member Eoin Morgan-led squad for the International Cricket Council (ICC) Champions Trophy 2017 at home. More promising ...

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Trump says it's 'possible' he will ditch Iran deal

The core of the reactor was removed as part of an global agreement limiting Iran's nuclear program in return for the lifting of economic sanctions. But the final version highlighted Iran's desig...

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Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

Trump team softens war talk, vows other pressure on NKorea

Senator Tammy Duckworth, a former USA military helicopter pilot who lost both legs in combat in Iraq, was dismissive of what she and colleagues heard at the White House briefing on North Korea. "China...

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PACOM commander: Funding vital in face of North Korean threat

PACOM commander: Funding vital in face of North Korean threat

He said there is uncertainty within USA intelligence agencies over how far along North Korea's nuclear and missile programmes are, but added that it is not a matter of if, but when. The Trump administ...

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Punjab poll debacle: AAP leaders hit out at party high command

At a meeting with 48 AAP councillors of the three Delhi civic bodies, Kejriwal said the Municipal Corporation of Delhi, which the BJP has won for the three consecutive terms, is a hub of corruption. "...

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Eman's kin reach out to Abu Dhabi hospital for her treatment

Eman's sister Shaaima Selim has accused bariatric surgeon Muffazal Lakdawala, Chairman of the Saifee Hospital Institute of Minimal Access Surgical Sciences & Research Centre, of being "a liar" as she ...

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