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Evacuations begin in four besieged Syrian towns

Happiness to finish the siege, but now I'm so sad. People from the north-western towns of Foah and Kefraya are being taken to government-held areas near Aleppo. The process to evacuate Foua and Kefr...

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U.S. 'mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State fighters

Its goal was relatively mundane by military standards: destroy a tunnel complex used by Islamic State fighters in a remote mountainous area of Afghanistan. "The objective of this operation is to elimi...

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North Korea's nerve gas missiles 'could hit Japan' PM warns

There are reports of activity at a nuclear test site in North Korea ahead of Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of the country's founder Kim Il-Sung, fuelling speculation it could carry out...

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One of Seven Death Row Inmates Granted a Stay of Execution

One of Seven Death Row Inmates Granted a Stay of Execution

An Arkansas judge issued a temporary retraining order on Friday (April 14) blocking the use of one of the drugs being used in the lethal injections scheduled to start on Monday (April 17). Midazolam...

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US President Donald Trump Says NATO Is No Longer Obsolete

We had a very good bonding. Stoltenberg , though, said that Trump's support of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has been consistent, including stating his support very clearly when they spoke b...

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Trump's Flip-Flops On Economics Move Policies Toward The Status Quo

This might have suited Donald Trump if he wants to cap the greenback. I think that's what he realized. Over the past week North Korea, Secretary of State Tillerson, and President Trump have been playi...

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U.S. strikes on Syria aid extremists: Russian Federation

Syria agreed to remove its chemical weapons stockpile in 2013 when the United States threatened military action after hundreds of people were killed in a sarin chemical attack on a Damascus suburb. "I...

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Fears, scars of extremism loom over French presidential vote

Fears, scars of extremism loom over French presidential vote

According to the poll by Ipsos-Sopra Steria for Le Monde newspaper, Macron and far-right leader Marine Le Pen will tie on 22 percent each in the first round next Sunday, with the far-left's Jean-Luc...

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Egypt's Coptic Church buries seven victims of Alexandria bombing

Egypt's Coptic Church buries seven victims of Alexandria bombing

The first blast occurred in the Mar Girgis Coptic Church in Tanta, killing at least 27 people while the second blast occurred several hours later in Saint Mark's Cathedral in Alexandria, leaving 17 ...

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Key Facts About GBU-43 -The"Mother of All Bombs"

Almost 11,000 kilometres from Kabul, US President Donald Trump in Washington hailed the bomb . The GBU-43/B Massive Ordinance Air Blast bomb (MOAB) was dropped Thursday night on a network of fort...

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Syria: More than 7000 leave besieged towns in first wave of evacuations

They arrived at a marshaling point in Rashidin, west of the government-held city of Aleppo, followed by 20 ambulances. As the war in Syria escalates, after heavy bombing from USA forces, the governm...

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Afghanistan: Massive US bomb kills 36 Islami... 11:50 am Fri

Last night, American forces dropped one of the largest conventional bombs ever used in combat on what they described as a tunnel complex used by Islamic State militants in Nangarhar's Achin district. ...

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Bishop Angaelos comments on church attacks in Egypt

The Tanta bomber was named as Mamdouh Amin Mohamed Baghdadi, a resident of the city of Qena, south of Cairo, who was born in 1977. As we celebrate Palm Sunday today and Christ's entry into Jerusalem...

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Melker Karlsson: Melker Karlsson nets OT victor in Game 1

As the Sharks' roster got deeper under DeBoer than it was in Todd McLellan's final year, though, Karlsson was bumped down. There they were, in the first Oilers playoff game in 3,952 days, riding t...

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French presidential race tightens further as vote looms

France's presidential race looked tighter than it has all year on Friday, nine days before voting starts, as one poll put all four main candidates within touching distance of the two-person run-off r...

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Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

But he quickly found out that China would not negotiate issues related to sovereignty such as the self-ruled island, and Trump later backed down in a call to Xi Jinping in February. For White Hous...

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'Time to do real tax reform': Americans rally outside Trump Tower

'Time to do real tax reform': Americans rally outside Trump Tower

The legislation would require the disclosure "the personal tax returns of any individual named in the entity entering into the concession agreement" - and Trump Ferry Point is the only vendor with an ...

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Pence: Steve Bannon's Removal From NSC Position Isn't A Demotion

Trump's overhaul of the NSC, confirmed by a White House official, also elevated General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and Dan Coats, the director of National Intelligence who h...

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Borussia Dortmund Bartra faces month out

Borussia Dortmund Bartra faces month out

It makes us incredibly sad but also incredibly fortunate to be standing here today, especially when you hear the details that are coming out (from the investigation). We have to live with the fact tha...

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'Pakistanis confined in Indian jails not provided consular access'

While refusing the request for consular access to Jadhav, Janjua told the Indian envoy that the hatred against Islamabad was not "conducive" for promoting cordial bilateral ties, a Foreign Office st...

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Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin

Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin

Investigators assigned to the Jakubowski case were sent to the area along with tactical support to assist local authorities in determining whether the suspicious person was related to the manhunt. "I ...

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Not in a position to judge legality of Jadhav's death sentence

Not in a position to judge legality of Jadhav's death sentence

On Tuesday, Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif ruled out immediate execution of the convicted Indian spy and said three appellate forums are available to Jadhav under the law. "But what is surpris...

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Adityanath signs MoU to provide 24-hour power supply in UP

Adityanath signs MoU to provide 24-hour power supply in UP

It was due to these factors that there were cost escalations for projects, delays in completion, besides inconvenience to the public, he said. "It is sad that for two long years people of the state ...

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Rare white wolf in Yellowstone park euthanized over injuries

Rare white wolf in Yellowstone park euthanized over injuries

The report also discusses one Yellowstone manager who decided not to hire any women one particular year since "his unit did not have "too good a record at this point in time" surrounding its workp...

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US imposes sanctions on brother of Iranian general

New economic sanctions have been issued by the Trump administration against senior Iranian officials and its prison system for human rights abuses, in particular those incurred by political prisoners ...

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Harry Potter play cleans up at Olivier awards

Rowling did not attend the awards ceremony at London's Royal Albert Hall, but sent out a congratulatory tweet to the show's cast and crew. The prestigious Olivier Awards were handed out on April 9...

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U.S. Congress divided over Syria strike

U.S. Congress divided over Syria strike

The government refers to all those fighting against it as terrorists. It's a perception that gained added currency as various USA investigations gained steam into possible collusion on election meddli...

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City hosts egg hunt Saturday

Also Saturday - Naperville Trinity Church of the Nazarene has both an Easter egg hunt and pancake breakfast for kids up to 4 grade. Highlights of the event include a petting zoo , pony rides, mak...

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Iran, Russia, Turkey to press ahead with Syria talks despite United States strike

Trump's comments come as his administration had slammed Russia's support for Syrian leader President Bashar al-Assad and questioned the Kremlin's interference in elections in Montenegro. Lavrov blaste...

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President Trump Defunds State Abortions

President Trump Defunds State Abortions

Republicans and abortion opponents said the new law will let states divert money now going to groups that perform abortions to organizations that do not. The bill, passed in late March by the Senate w...

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