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Boris Johnson 'dismayed' by Russia's UN Syria veto

Boris Johnson 'dismayed' by Russia's UN Syria veto

But the day before the United Nations vote, Russian President Vladimir Putin called for a United Nations investigation into the incident -- though he blamed the incident on rebels, not Assad. Assad sa...

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Massachusetts Planned Parenthood sees disregard for women's health

President Trump closed the doors to the press when he signed legislation on Thursday that allows states to "withhold federal family planning dollars from clinics that provide abortion services", rep...

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Russian Federation offers to host Taliban-Afghanistan talks

Russian Federation offers to host Taliban-Afghanistan talks

Both supported the USA -backed ouster of the Taliban in 2001, and Iran was the chief benefactor of the anti-Taliban Northern Alliance. This confusion is reflected in Kabulov's statements about Moscow...

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Thousands march in Los Angeles to demand release of Trump tax returns

Tens of thousands of people have marched in dozens of United States cities to demand that President Donald Trump release his tax returns and to dispute his claim that the public doesn't care about t...

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Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

Soldiers carry flowers as they arrive to pay respects at the statues of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung and late leader Kim Jong Il Friday in Pyongyang, North Korea . North Korea's military also...

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Millions watch giraffe give birth

Millions watch giraffe give birth

Her birth was broadcast to an online audience of more than a million viewers. For over two months the internet was waiting for April the Giraffe to give birth to her calf. Animal Adventure is in ru...

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Are you anxious about escalating tensions between USA and North Korea?

The U.S. last weekend redirected an aircraft carrier strike group to the Korean Peninsula. North Korea on Saturday warned the United States not to take provocative action in the region, saying it is...

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United Nations to end its 13-year peacekeeping mission in Haiti

MINUSTAH was deployed in 2004 after the departure of president Jean-Bertrand Aristide to help stem political violence but it has not endeared itself to Haitians. "While this is seen as a success, unfo...

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Michael Moore: Trump 'vicious' to Planned Parenthood

Michael Moore: Trump 'vicious' to Planned Parenthood

Trump signed into law a bill that empowers states to halt hundreds of millions in Title X federal funding from Planned Parenthood and other organizations that perform abortions. Alabama's Planned Pa...

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Russian Federation proposes UN-led investigation into Syria gassing accusation

In a vote of 10 in favor, two against and three abstentions, Moscow blocked the measure put forward by Britain, France and the United States . The vote on the Security Council resolution drafted ...

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Assad: Chemical Attack Was '100 Percent Fabrication ... Were They Dead At All?'

Assad however added, "Even if we have them, we wouldn't use them, and we have never used our chemical arsenal in our history". "On April 4, the lifeless bodies of innocent victims, grotesquely conto...

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U.S. Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

U.S. Treasury Department does not label China currency manipulator

In recent weeks, Trump has moved away from his tough campaign rhetoric on trade. Five other trading partners who were on last October's monitoring list - Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Germany and Swit...

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Lenin Moreno Claims Victory in Ecuador

Lenin Moreno Claims Victory in Ecuador

Lasso said Ecuador, a largely poor country struggling amid an economic downturn, was wrong to host Assange. Thousands of outraged Lasso supporters shouting "fraud" crashed through metal barricades...

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Japan, China remain on USA 'monitoring list' for currency

Trump on Wednesday said his administration would not label China a currency manipulator. "Treasury has established criteria specified in the Trade Facilitation and Trade Enforcement Act of 2015..." ...

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USA and Russian Federation in dialogue of sorts

It was stark evidence that the president is moving ever further from his campaign promises to establish better ties with Moscow. Trump had spoken warmly of Russian Federation on the campaign trail, ...

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Damascus does not use chemical weapons - FM

The world's chemical weapons watchdog said Thursday that allegations a chemical attack took place in Khan Sheikhun were "credible". "Were they dead at all?" We don't have any chemical weapons, we gave...

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Johnson pulls out of Moscow visit over Russian support for Assad regime

Johnson pulls out of Moscow visit over Russian support for Assad regime

Mr Johnson told The Sun US president Donald Trump had shown "a resolve and willingness that has been sadly missing in the last few years" and warned the US could strike Syria again. USA secretary of...

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Pearl Jam, ELO, Journey & more inducted into Rock Hall of Fame

Mike McCready isn't just the lead guitarist of almost inducted Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Pearl Jam-he's also quite the photographer. Another highlight from Friday's ceremony came from David Lette...

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Watch the 1st teaser for the final season of 'Star Wars: Rebels'

Let us know what you think about this new comic series in the comments! It was announced that Warwick Davis will voice Rukh, Thrawn's assassin bodyguard in the upcoming season and we will also see t...

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India an opportunity for Australian educators: Visiting minister

Apart from counter-terrorism cooperation, the pacts signed a deal with cooperation in civil aviation security, MoU in the field of environment, climate and wildlife, cooperation in earth observation a...

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North Korea show of strength as United States tensions rise

Amid rising regional tensions, Pyongyang residents have been preparing. Both Washington and Pyongyang blame each other for military provocation, raising fears of a nuclear war in the region. The cou...

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North Korea fires and fails with missile

A huge parade in Pyongyang was held amid speculation current leader Kim Jong-un could order a new nuclear test. The latest missile test attempt comes just hours ahead of a visit by Vice-President Mi...

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Election officials "stunned" as Ahmadinejad registers to run for Iranian presidency

That mirrored moves in several cities that are battling President Donald Trump's promised crackdown on places blocking cooperation between their police departments and US immigration authorities. Iran...

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Message received? What North Korea didn't do

Kim Jong Un kicked off the parade commemorating the 105th anniversary of his late grandfather's birthday and rolled out a military arsenal that also included submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SL...

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Trump's Policies and Jibes Suggest Bannon's Star Is Fading

Trump's Policies and Jibes Suggest Bannon's Star Is Fading

Although in fairness to Bannon, that calculation is easier for a young, junior staffer like Miller than it is for him. Mr Bannon's reversal of fortunes is a reflection of a White House with an uncon...

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Trump security adviser McMaster urges Russian Federation to rethink Syria support

On Sunday's "Meet The Press", Haley told host Chuck Todd, "In no way do we look at peace happening in that area with Iranian influence". "And we have to make sure that we're pushing that process". "...

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Blast hits Syrian bus convoy near Aleppo

Blast hits Syrian bus convoy near Aleppo

BEIRUT (AP) - Syria TV says at least 22 people were killed in an explosion that hit near evacuation buses in northern Syria. Thousands of people have been stuck in buses on the edge of Aleppo city. ...

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Judge halts Arkansas plan to execute 8 inmates in 11 days

The series of legal roadblocks constitute a major setback for Arkansas's Republican governor, Asa Hutchinson, who had pushed for the accelerated executions as the expiration of the state's supply of m...

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Britain urges N Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

As tensions heighten in the peninsula, China's foreign minister, Wang Yi, warned that confrontation between the United States and North Korea had escalated to such a point that " a military confli...

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Demonstrators in Chicago demand Trump release tax returns

Capitol just before they set off on a march to the National Mall. Protestors take part in the " Tax March " calling on US President Donald Trump to release his tax records in Los Angeles, Californ...

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