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Putin meets Tillerson as US, Russia in wrangle over Syria

The meetings come on the heels of a USA missile strike on an air base in Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapon attack on civilians that's been blamed on the Bashar al-Assad regime. He added it ...

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Airstrike hits Syrian town struck by chemical attack

The kingdom is among the most vehement opponents of Assad and supports Sunni rebel groups fighting to oust him. Its Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said he had told his Russian counterpart that ...

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Kim Jong Nam's Body Traded for 9 Malaysians in North Korea

Kim Jong Nam's Body Traded for 9 Malaysians in North Korea

Malaysia had agreed to release Jong-nam's body to North Korea and in return, allowed North Koreans to leave the country, as announced by Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak in a statement yesterday....

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Some Democrats Want To Suspend Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

Some Democrats Want To Suspend Jared Kushner's Security Clearance

If Trump hadn't named Bannon his Chief White House strategist, it's unlikely there would have been any real hue and cry from the grass roots for him to do so. In any other situation, the blatant n...

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Jared Kushner retains millions in property portfolio while serving in White House

Jared Kushner retains millions in property portfolio while serving in White House

The Trump administration is considered the most wealthy in USA history, with members of his senior staff and Cabinet worth an estimated $12 billion, according to a tally by Bloomberg . Bannon also ...

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Tax March: Protesters demand Trump's tax returns

Tax March: Protesters demand Trump's tax returns

By noon, most of the anti-Trump protesters emptied onto Allston Way bordering the park. Civic Center Park and are blocking several streets in the city's center. And in October, The New York Times re...

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Anantnag by-election in Jammu and Kashmir postponed over fears of violence

The polling stations are based in 30 locations or buildings across Srinagar. The Election Commission had on Monday chose to postpone the Anantnag bypoll to May 25, after eight persons were killed in...

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Fear and grief mar Easter Mass celebrations in Egypt

The bombings killed nearly 50 people, leaving over a hundred others injured. Families of the victims of the Palm Sunday bombings in Egypt were devastated and disappointed with the government's a...

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Cyclone Cook: NZ residents clean up after massive storm

Metservice warned the storm could be the most intense since ex-Cyclone Giselle in 1968, which swept a ferry onto rocks in Wellington Harbour, killing 53 people. The path of the storm included the Cor...

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Russia, Iran, Syria denounce USA 'act of aggression'

Meanwhile, Tillerson said that he and Lavrov discussed Syrian President Bashar al-Assad at length and that he made clear that the Trump administration has come around to the view that the Syrian Pre...

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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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Former President Ahmadinejad Submits Name for Iran's Presidential Election

That sets up a potential clash for Khameini, who ultimately will decide the victor of the election and who could be forced to choose between two unappetizing options: The stability of current Presiden...

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Trump tweets for Kansas Republican in House race

Ted Cruz (R-Texas) made a late visit to the district. Kansas 4th District congressional Democratic candidate James Thompson , right, does some last-minute campaigning at The Anchor, a popular downt...

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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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Final rallies as Turkey approaches zero hour on referendum

Final rallies as Turkey approaches zero hour on referendum

For Erdogan, 63, a presidential system has been a long-time dream. For the rest of the country, the ballot boxes will be open between 8 am and 5 pm. Erdogan said that the present government system i...

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Trump signs law rolling back USA abortion clinics funding protection

That meant states couldn't stop the flow of money to clinics that provide abortions just because they provide abortions. It is already illegal to use federal funds for abortion, instead that money go...

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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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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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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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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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Turks vote in historic referendum on expanding Erdogan's power

Turks vote in historic referendum on expanding Erdogan's power

The referendum will take place under a state of emergency that has been in place since last summer's failed coup which has seen some 47,000 arrested in the biggest crackdown in Turkey's history. The p...

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Former NFL star Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double murder

As far as Bradley's testimony concerned, Hernandez's attorney went after Bradley's credibility and tried to say that Bradley shot them because of a drug deal. Hernandez to these shootings". He even th...

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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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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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Leicester City seek 'full facts' over Madrid clashes

Leicester have the chance to make amends and extend their incredible European run when they host Atletico in the second leg on Tuesday. He said: "Why not?" "I spoke to him when he took charge at L...

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United Airlines clip could prevent arming Chicago aviation police

United Airlines clip could prevent arming Chicago aviation police

And the Department of Transportation announced it's reviewing how the airline handled the incident. In an interview with the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), Trump suggested the incident could have been...

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Iran Presidential Elections 2017: Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad enters electoral race again

Ahmadinejad, who became infamous for regularly pronouncing death upon Israel and USA, registered to run in the country's May 19 presidential election on Wednesday. The incumbent President Hassan Rou...

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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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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 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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