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'Major, major' conflict with N. Korea possible

Beijing has come under growing USA pressure to use its leverage as North Korea's largest trading partner and main source of food and fuel aid to compel Pyongyang to heed United Nations resolutions...

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Jabrill Peppers selected by Cleveland Browns at No. 25

Jabrill Peppers selected by Cleveland Browns at No. 25

Hayden was the last cornerback the Raiders drafted in the first round and the very first first-round pick made by McKenzie after becoming general manager. Peppers didn't have a lot of turnovers in co...

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In Egypt, pope seeks Christian-Muslim rejection of violence

After his arrival in the Egyptian capital the Holy Father travelled by auto to the Presidential Palace to pay a courtesy visit on the Head of State which included a welcoming ceremony. Before his ...

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Turkey concerned over Macedonia violence

Turkey concerned over Macedonia violence

Zaev formed a viable coalition with several ethnic Albanian parties but President Ivanov refused to appoint him prime minister. Gruevski was supported in this by Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov. Th...

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Congress doing bare minimum to keep government running

Congress doing bare minimum to keep government running

Without the extension or a longer-term funding bill, federal agencies will run out of money by midnight Friday, likely triggering abrupt layoffs of hundreds of thousands of federal government workers ...

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The Department of Defense Is Investigating Michael Flynn

Flynn is known to have received $45,000 from RT, the Russian-backed news network, for speaking at a dinner in 2015. Michael Flynn's resignation from national security post has the potential to threa...

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Some grumbling before the all-senators North Korea briefing

Some grumbling before the all-senators North Korea briefing

HEALTHCARE A congressional vote on a Republican healthcare legislative plan may not come for weeks as leaders in the House of Representatives and the Senate continue negotiations over possible proposa...

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Turkey arrests American entering from Syria

Turkey arrests American entering from Syria

Kleman's experience mirrors that of Mohamad Jamal Khweis, a US citizen who hated life inside ISIS so much he surrendered to Kurdish security forces in Iraq. As U.S. -backed forces advance on ISIS's ...

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Relief for Y S Jaganmohan Reddy as court refuses to cancel bail

Relief for Y S Jaganmohan Reddy as court refuses to cancel bail

The court found no merit in the petition by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) which was last month on the ground that Jagan is trying to influence witnesses. He was arrested on 27, May 2012 by...

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'I thought it would be easier'

'I thought it would be easier'

During a discussion about Chinese President Xi Jinping, Trump paused to hand out copies of what he said were the latest figures from the 2016 electoral map. As to whether or not he's rational, I hav...

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Donald Trump thought being president would be

Donald Trump thought being president would be "easier"

The president is also lamenting his loss of privacy, describing life in the White House as being in "your own little cocoon". Saturday marks President Trump's 100th day in office, and to celebrate...

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'If there's a shutdown, there's a shutdown,' Trump says

Mr Trump pictured in the Oval Office at the White House. "I do miss my old life", he said. "One hundred days in office, so many accomplishments - lowered my golf handicap, my Twitter following i...

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Michelle Obama says she won't run for office

Michelle Obama says she won't run for office

In a Q-and-A session with AIA President Thomas Vonier, Obama said that in her early career in Chicago, she was involved with city planning and economic development and, in a way, speaking at an archit...

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Top Trump officials warn of fresh North Korea pressure

Top Trump officials warn of fresh North Korea pressure

The statement said the administration is "engaging responsible members of the global community" - a veiled reference to China - to increase pressure on North Korea to de-escalate and return to the "pa...

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Tony Blair: Theresa May will be PM 'if the polls are right'

Will the Liberal Democrats give us something to vote for? David Cameron ruled out head-to-head debates with then-Labour leader Ed Miliband in the 2015 election, and Tony Blair also did not take part...

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EU's Tusk says United Kingdom must settle 'people, money and Ireland' first

EU's Tusk says United Kingdom must settle 'people, money and Ireland' first

Britain and the European Union have just two years in which to untangle their four-decade relationship and forge a new one. European Union leaders are due to meet tomorrow to agree priorities for th...

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In Call to Trump, Chinese Leader Urges Restraint Over North Korea

In Call to Trump, Chinese Leader Urges Restraint Over North Korea

Tillerson, along with Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and Joint Chiefs chairman General Joseph Dunford, would also hold a rare briefing for the entire U.S. ...

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Mattis: 'No doubt' Syria has chemical weapons

Adding the new names to the sanctions list is part of additional global pressure on the Assad regime to immediately stop the "repeated and heinous attacks against its own people", the government said....

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BC Greens vow to balance budget, make tax system more progressive

BC Greens vow to balance budget, make tax system more progressive

Horgan attacked Clark, accusing her of "negligence" and stalling on the housing issue. "Better than really bad is still just bad", said Weaver on voting NDP to stop the Liberals. The BC NDP, me...

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Trump Orders National Monuments Review To Push Drilling

Since the early 1900s, presidents have used a law called the Antiquities Act to create national monuments. President Trump is set to sign an executive order Friday that aims to expand offshore dri...

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Le Pen's party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

Le Pen's party in new turmoil over alleged Holocaust denial

He said he thinks Le Pen was disappointed by her first-round score of 21.3 percent and says the FN has progressed slightly nationwide, "but it's not a tidal wave". But Macron has not shied away from v...

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Malcolm Turnbull just had difficulty explaining what 'Australian values' means

He also said, " we must ensure that our citizenship program is conducted in our national interest ". According to reports, all applicants will be asked to pass a stand-alone English test which invol...

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Missile defence system not necessary: PM

The defense ministry reiterated that South Korea merely provides land and supporting facilities for the THAAD. If elected, Moon would end almost a decade of conservative rule in South Korea, which h...

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North Korea releases alarming photographs of its artillery drill

Seoul, a city of 10 million, lies in range of the North Korean artillery and could experience catastrophic damage if war broke out. The South's trumpeting of progress on setting up the Terminal High...

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Donald Trump agrees to renegotiate NAFTA deal with Canada, Mexico

USA cereal producers, meanwhile, said they were "shocked and very worried" about the fate of NAFTA. "It is my privilege to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation", Trump said in the readout. "...

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After Turkish strikes against YPG positions, USA asked Turkey to stop

The Turkish air force notified the Combined Air Operations Center less than an hour before conducting the strikes, "and this was notification - certainly not coordination as you would expect from a ...

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China won't confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

With global support, the Trump administration said it wants to exert a "burst" of economic and diplomatic pressure on North Korea that yields results within months to push the communist government t...

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Israel strikes arms depot near Syrian capital's airport

Israel strikes arms depot near Syrian capital's airport

Syrian and rebel officials blamed Israel for several explosions Thursday morning at warehouses near the Damascus airport that the Israeli news media said were housing weapons bound for the Lebanese mi...

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Barton received shortest possible ban, says FA

Barton received shortest possible ban, says FA

Premier League player Joey Barton has been banned for 18 months after placing 1,260 bets on soccer over the last 11 years, including games he played in. "That's my personal view of life: Treat people ...

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Chelsea Cruise Past Saints To Close In On Title

Chelsea Cruise Past Saints To Close In On Title

Hazard scored his 15th goal of the season after coming off the bench as Chelsea beat Spurs 4-2 at Wembley , underlining his importance to Conte's double-chasing squad. Chelsea are at the top of th...

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