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Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins

Syria fighting eases as safe zones plan begins

The reality, however, is that the zones are now being used in service of a ceasefire the United States never really supported to begin with, and with the US-backed rebels also objecting about the ceas...

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North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong

Kim during a public event using a delayed-action biochemical poison. A war of words between the West and nuclear-armed North Korea has escalated in recent weeks, with Pyongyang threatening to carr...

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Venezuelans to blocks streets to protest Maduro's power shakeup

From the USA government's perspective, Maduro launched this measure in an attempt to prevent the Venezuelan population from speaking at the polls after suspending regional elections that were to be he...

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Jonathan Bernstein: House shifts health care attention to Senate

And that was in a chamber Republicans control 238-193. The house passed the American Health Care Act by the slim majority of 217-213 votes. "It is appalling that the House would push forward legis...

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Blanchett, Field, Midler get Tony nods

Blanchett, Field, Midler get Tony nods

Phillipa Soo saw her show "Amelie" get no nominations, while "Bandstand", led by director and choreographer Andy Blankenbuehler, didn't snag a coveted best musical nod, although he was nominated f...

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White House says Senate will retain

White House says Senate will retain "main pillars" of health care bill

Health care experts say that $8 billion is not close to enough. The auditorium immediately erupted in loud boos, jeers and gasps, according to the Idaho Statesman, and his remarks quickly went viral...

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7 bounty hunters gunned down wrong man, police say

7 bounty hunters gunned down wrong man, police say

Killed in the shocking incident was 24-year-old Jalen Johnson, a father of three from Clarksville. As the case against the men continues, the Johnson family is mourning the loss of a man who they sa...

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Three killed, 10 hurt in crash at Massachusetts car auction

Three killed, 10 hurt in crash at Massachusetts car auction

Two of the injured had life-threatening injuries, she said. Brenda Lopez, 48, and Pantaleon Santos, 49, both of Rhode Island, died at the scene, and 36-year-old Leezandra Aponte of Lowell, Massachus...

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FBI Director 'mildly nauseous' to think FBI affected 2016 election

FBI Director 'mildly nauseous' to think FBI affected 2016 election

Speaking at times with a raised voice, Comey said he faced two hard decisions when agents told him in October that they had found emails potentially connected to the Clinton case on a laptop belongi...

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Britain's Queen Elizabeth celebrates her 91st Birthday!

Queen Elizabeth II has cancelled her departure on December 21, 2016 for a Christmas trip to her country estate because she and her husband have "heavy colds", a Buckingham Palace spokesman said . Her...

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Obamacare repeal faces test in US House Thursday

Obamacare repeal faces test in US House Thursday

The House bill has been changed several times as Republicans have tried to balance demands by conservatives for a maximum Obamacare rollback with moderates' worries about angering voters who like pa...

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Striking Factory Workers Give Cold Reception to Macron After Le Pen's Visit

Striking Factory Workers Give Cold Reception to Macron After Le Pen's Visit

French presidential frontrunner Emmanuel Macron was booed and heckled with chants backing his far-right rival Marine Le Pen as he made a chaotic visit to an under-threat factory in the nation's ru...

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China urges S. Korea, US to pull back THAAD equipment

A targeted USA attack to take out North Korea's nuclear weapons program could spark a wider war on the Korean peninsula, lawmakers and experts have warned. It said the DPRK's "heaviest counteractions"...

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Raptors, Spurs advance in National Basketball Association playoffs

The franchise hasn't won a playoff series since advancing to the Eastern Conference finals in 2001. "Ready for the next one", guard DeMar DeRozan said. His most fantastic number: he played 47 minute...

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Violence negation of all true religiousness - Pope

Violence negation of all true religiousness - Pope

Francis arrived in Egypt earlier on Friday. Pope Francis spoke to political and civil authorities, including Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi, after landing in Cairo for his two-day trip...

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Le Pen's replacement turns down party role amid Holocaust controversy

Le Pen's replacement turns down party role amid Holocaust controversy

A text reads "Choose France " as French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen addresses supporters during an election campaign rally in Nice, southern France, Thursday April 27, 2...

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Pope Francis' plane lands in Egypt for historic 2-day visit

Pope Francis' plane lands in Egypt for historic 2-day visit

There, he will meet privately with grand imam Sheikh Ahmed el-Tayeb, and participate in an worldwide peace conference later in the afternoon. During a speech in Cairo on Friday to Egyptian officials...

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Director Joss Whedon inadvertently trolls cancer survivors

Director Joss Whedon inadvertently trolls cancer survivors

Today, he did it again with remarks about a group of teenage cancer survivors. "These Wisconsin teens shared some powerful stories with me about their fight against child cancer ". "What is wrong wit...

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Arsenal bigger power despite Tottenham rise: Wenger

Arsenal bigger power despite Tottenham rise: Wenger

Here is just a selection of the Twitter reaction to the news... A win would guarantee Spurs finishing above their North London rivals for the first time in 22 years - but Pochettino said: "I kno...

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Congress to avert shutdown hours before deadline, vote for weeklong extension

If lawmakers do not have one, funding for many federal agencies will abruptly stop and millions of government workers will be temporarily laid off. With Trump's 100th day in office coming Saturday, ...

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Hezbollah accuses Israel of bombing Damascus airport

Hezbollah accuses Israel of bombing Damascus airport

Israel generally neither confirms nor denies involvement in such attacks. "The incident in Syria corresponds completely with Israel's policy to act to prevent Iran's smuggling of advanced weapons vi...

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Japan, US test anti-missile ships during joint military exercises

The massive artillery drill adds to increased tensions between the United States and North Korea, which has ratcheted up in recent weeks and prompted the United States to send an aircraft carrier stri...

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Tillerson to chair UN Security Council meeting on North Korea today

Tillerson to chair UN Security Council meeting on North Korea today

Tillerson scolded the council for not fully enforcing sanctions against North Korea. Meanwhile, China's foreign minister Wang Yi too warned against military action to respond to the threat from Nort...

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Philippines, Indonesia agree to strengthen maritime security cooperation

The roll-on, roll-off cargo ship that will ply the Davao-GenSan-Bitung route will be formally launched on Sunday in Davao City, Mr. Duterte's hometown, with the two leaders attending the ceremony. Pre...

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United Airlines and ejected passenger reach a settlement

United Airlines and ejected passenger reach a settlement

Dao's flight out of Chicago was overbooked, and United randomly selected him to be removed from the plane (which they had no legal right to do). Munoz, who took the helm at United in 2015 as par...

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Kejriwal afraid of defeat, says BJP MP Maheish Girri

Kejriwal afraid of defeat, says BJP MP Maheish Girri

Aam Aadmi Party leader Arvind Kejriwal has told his party to prepare for an agitation if the BJP indeed sweeps the Delhi municipal polls as the exit polls have predicted. Delhi BJP secretary, Sanjeev ...

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Trump admin favours export of oil and natural gas to friends

Trump admin favours export of oil and natural gas to friends

But Labor leader Bill Shorten queried whether the prime minister was falsely promising to halve gas prices for households. Arguably the boldest move by the government since gas crisis talks began in...

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Man questioned after Westminster terror arrest

Six people have been arrested as part of the probe, while the woman - who is also suspected of involvement - remains in a serious but stable condition in hospital. Six people have been arrested as a r...

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Conflict with North Korea is US` `biggest worry`: Donald Trump

In the interview , Mr. Trump said, "There is a chance that we could end up having a major, major conflict with North Korea". Fire destroys boat at Gold Coast marina Plumes of black smoke have been ...

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Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Head To Court To Protect Prison Evidence

Aaron Hernandez Attorneys Head To Court To Protect Prison Evidence

Hernandez was alone at the time of the hanging", the statement read. Hernandez, 27, was serving a sentence of life without parole for the June 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd. BOSTON (AP ) - Family, not...

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