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France 'has proof' Assad regime was behind Syria chemical weapon attack

France's Foreign Ministry said blood samples were taken from a victim in Syria on the day of the April 4 attack in the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun. Ayrault said French intelligence showed t...

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Trudeau will stand up to Trump on trade

Mr Trump did not detail his concerns but said his administration would call Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and demand an explanation. But in a separate conference call with the provincial pr...

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Labour councils build more homes than Tory authorities, says report

Has PM Theresa May made a unsafe call in order to increase the slender Tory 17 seat majority? May's own motives in calling a snap election are in part bound up with this. Voters, he says , should c...

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Boo, hiss: Ivanka Trump heckled for defending president as 'empowerer of women'

She was joined on the panel by German chancellor, Angela Merkel, and International Monetary Fund managing director Christine Lagarde. NY [U.S.]: Upon defending her father at a women's panel in Berl...

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Senate poised to confirm Acosta as Trump's man at Labor

Trump's first nominee for the labor slot was Andrew Puzder, who withdrew from consideration in February after it became known that he hired an undocumented immigrant housekeeper in the past. Democrats...

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Korea disputes Trump comments on missile system, trade

The U.S. military started the deployment of THAAD in early March, despite strong opposition from China, which says the system's radar can be used to spy into its territory. "We do not seek regime chan...

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'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown'

'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown'

Trump's tweet that "Democrats are blocking their healthcare" is disingenuous. But negotiators rejected Trump's demands for $1 billion to begin construction of his promised wall along the length...

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Federal investigation into Fox News expands

Federal investigation into Fox News expands

In the CNN report , Stelter quotes a source who told him that the Feds were looking into the various sexual harassment settlements made in cases brought against former Fox News boss Roger Ailes. In...

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Afghan defence minister and army chief quit after Taliban slaughter

Afghan defence minister and army chief quit after Taliban slaughter

Afghan officials and witnesses said that a group of ten heavily armed suicide bombers attacked and carried out the massacre just when hundreds of soldiers and officers were about to finish afternoon p...

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Assad Government Behind Chemical Attack

Assad Government Behind Chemical Attack

It said the findings matched the results of samples obtained by French intelligence, including an unexploded grenade, from an attack in Saraqib on April 29, 2013, which Western powers have accused t...

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Brexit negotiations will demand a lot from both Britain and Europe: Merkel

Britain wants talks about the terms of Brexit to take place alongside negotiating a future trading relationship with the European Union and it's 27 member states, ahead of a final separation in two ye...

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Lawyer calls for probe into Arkansas execution

Lawyer calls for probe into Arkansas execution

State prosecutors have vowed to appeal and put them to death as well. U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall rejected inmate Kenneth Williams' claims that the relatives of one of his victims were n...

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UN Security Council Discusses North Korea

UN Security Council Discusses North Korea

Even before Trump's most recent remarks became known, however, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held a joint press conference on Thursday to encourage Trump to...

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Mass protest against AfD conference

Mass protest against AfD conference

Over 4,000 police, many clad in riot gear and some on horseback, were braced for riots with as many 50,000 protesters expected, including about 1,000 hard left activists. As thousands gathered outside...

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Australian Prime Minister Fears Nuclear Strike From North Korea

Australian Prime Minister Fears Nuclear Strike From North Korea

Trump said that the THAAD system now being deployed in South Korea to defend against a potential missile attack from North Korea would cost about $1 billion and questioned why the United States was ...

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Late-season storm to deliver rain, snow to Denver, Front Range

Late-season storm to deliver rain, snow to Denver, Front Range

The warning will remain in effect until 6:00 a.m. Sunday for Huerfano and Las Animas counties. A winter storm watch has been issued for the Palmer Divide, as well as parts of Jefferson, Boulder and ...

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US Says Turkey Conducted 'Unsafe' Air Strikes in Syria, Killing US Partners

Two Turkish tanks were targeted by anti-tank guided missiles across the border inside Turkey by Kurdish YPG fighters located in Afrin, Syria on Wednesday, April 27, Defense Watch reports . Turkey...

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UK General Election Provides Second Referendum on Brexit

UK General Election Provides Second Referendum on Brexit

But cynics will conclude that the prime minister simply could not resist the opportunity to crush the Labour Party while it is weak and divided, offering the Conservatives the prospect of a landslide ...

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South Korea should pay for $1B missile defense system

South Korea should pay for $1B missile defense system

The U.S. military started the deployment of THAAD in early March, despite strong opposition from China, which worries the system's powerful radar can be used to spy into its territory. The China and R...

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United States US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site

United States US THAAD missile defence equipment enters South Korea site

Naval Forces Korea. US representative for North Korea Policy Joseph Yun met Tuesday with his Japanese counterpart Kenji Kanasugi and Kim Hong-kyun of South Korea . The exercise includes air train...

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S.Korea's military confirms deployment of part of THAAD elements in site

S.Korea's military confirms deployment of part of THAAD elements in site

They will take place in the East Sea, the South's name for the Sea of Japan, it said, and the two allies will also begin joint naval exercises in the West Sea - what it calls the Yellow Sea - on Tuesd...

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'Bachelor' Star Chris Soules Arrested for Leaving Scene of Deadly Car Crash

He is also an Iowa State graduate. He was taken after the crash by ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, where he was pronounced dead. Investigators spoke to multiple witnesses and determined Soules...

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Man with knives arrested near British Parliament on suspicion of terrorism

Authorities haven't released the man's name. Police were investigating and further advice has been issued to elected representatives across Scotland, the assembly said. Officials said the suspect ha...

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

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un presided over a military show of strength in Pyongyang on Saturday, as tensions with the United States reached boiling point. The North also past year launched a long...

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Seoul: N. Korea drill marks military anniversary

Seoul: N. Korea drill marks military anniversary

He said: "In confronting the reckless North Korean regime, it's critical that we're guided by a strong sense of resolve, both privately and publicly, both diplomatically and militarily". Washington h...

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State of Arkansas completes first double execution in United States since 2000

Williams was pronounced dead 17 minutes after the procedure began at the Cummins Unit in southeast Arkansas. The inmates were initially scheduled to be executed one hour apart, but Williams' attor...

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Getting Tough on North Korea

Getting Tough on North Korea

Pence said in Seoul on Tuesday the Trump administration would review and reform the 5-year-old free trade agreement with South Korea. Vice President Mike Pence said Monday that it's time for N...

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European Union 'completely united' ahead of Brexit talks

European Union 'completely united' ahead of Brexit talks

Grech said Thursday's meeting was "quite unique" as the European Union 27 were formally meeting for the first time after Prime Minister Theresa May triggered the two-year divorce process on March 29. ...

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Muslim Indonesia's capital votes amid religious tension

Muslim Indonesia's capital votes amid religious tension

More than 7.2 million people were registered to vote in the polls, which are also important as politicians view them as a potential stepping stone to the presidency in 2019. In recent months, hardline...

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Congressman Chaffetz Will Not Run For Reelection

Before running for Congress, Chaffetz worked for politician and diplomat Jon Huntsman Jr.in 2004 as campaign manager in Huntsman's successful race for Utah governor, then as chief of staff after H...

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