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Erdogan says Turkey retaliating against 'serious' mortar fire on Syria border

Erdogan says Turkey retaliating against 'serious' mortar fire on Syria border

However, U.S. military officials have come to rely on the potent and capable Kurdish faction in its war against ISIS. The YPG is a close U.S. ally in the fight against the Islamic State group but is...

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Milner misses penalty as Liverpool held 0-0 by Southampton

Liverpool needed a win to ensure they get Champions League football but once again they failed to overcome a magnificent Southampton defence. What's more they haven't scored a single goal in th...

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Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

Femi Adesina , his spokesman, said the 74-year-old's doctors would determine how long he will stay in the British capital, where he spent almost two months undergoing treatment from mid-January. "The ...

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Red Cross tweets image of freed Chibok girls

Red Cross tweets image of freed Chibok girls

Boko Haram's Shekau claimed in a video message that they had converted to Islam. October 13, 2016: Spokesman for Nigeria's president confirms 21 Chibok girls have been freed, a result of government ...

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Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights if wins election

That choice is between Theresa May - who has steered the country so ably through the aftermath of the European Union referendum - leading a strong and united Conservative Party, or Jeremy Corbyn, lead...

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France polls: Le Pen accused of plagiarising Fillon's speech

Le Pen's spokesman David Rachline said the copied passages in the speech were "appreciated by Fillon's voters". Mr Macron and Ms Le Pen are going after the voters of the nine other candidates knocke...

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Rich List 2017: No Brexit 'chilling effect' on wealth of super-rich

Rich List 2017: No Brexit 'chilling effect' on wealth of super-rich

There are now 14 more billionaires in Britain than this time a year ago, with the number climbing to 134, according to the annual Sunday Times Rich List . "A number of Paul's businesses went into adm...

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Senkumar files contempt of court charges, requests service extension

Senkumar files contempt of court charges, requests service extension

He pointed out that chief secretary Nalini Netto, who played a key role in removing him when the new government came to power last May, will do everything possible to delay his reinstatement. Kumar wa...

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UN's 'Absurd' Birthday Present to Israel: Resolution Brands Them 'Occupiers'

UNESCO adopted the resolution with 22 member states voting in favour, 10 voting against and 23 abstaining. Israeli Ambassador to the UN Danny Danon said in a statement: "This biased and blatantly ...

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New Afghanistan troop plan goes to White House next week

The plan will likely include a request for more US troops. Theresa Whelan, the acting assistant defense secretary for special operations has said that the team is looking for adjustments in approa...

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Syria fighting eases as Russian deal comes into effect

The group called on the US and other Arab-allied countries to prevent the implementation of the deal. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says IS fighters withdrew from Tabqa and t...

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Will vote for Emmanuel Macron: Francois Hollande

Will vote for Emmanuel Macron: Francois Hollande

Macron picked up 23.8 percent of the vote to Le Pen's 21.5 percent in Sunday's first round, which saw a higher than expected turnout of 79 percent, according to the French interior ministry. "All of t...

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Barbra Streisand Calls For More Women To Direct Movies

Barbra Streisand Calls For More Women To Direct Movies

I don't know all her stories so many of them were new to me. Earlier this month, Hathaway said she had trust issues with Lone Scherfig, the female director of 2011 film One Day , because of her o...

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Several injured as Aeroflot flight hits turbulence before landing in Bangkok

Several injured as Aeroflot flight hits turbulence before landing in Bangkok

On Monday, an Aeroflot Boeing 777 flying from Moscow to Bangkok hit air pockets around 40 minutes before landing at Suvarnabhumi Airport. Interestingly, according to a statement from Russian Emb...

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Nigerian president to meet 82 schoolgirls freed by Boko Haram

On Friday, Britain and the United States issued a security alert warning of a Boko Haram plot to kidnap foreigners in the Banki area, which led to the suspension of aid flights to the town on Saturday...

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Scottish Tories Are Making Big Gains In The Local Elections

Ms Davidson, the Scottish Tory leader, has already declared her party has a "pretty good" chance of winning the Moray constituency. Following the trend elsewhere in the United Kingdom, most of the g...

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Armored Vehicle Rolls Over Protesters In Venezuela

At least 37 people have been killed and hundreds wounded in more than a month of anti-government protests, with demonstrators blaming Maduro for growing food shortage and the world's highest inflati...

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India's Supreme Court Upholds Death Sentences Over 2012 Gang Rape

The court also said that the testimony of the victim's friend who was with her in bus and the first prosecution witness, was impeccable and relied upon. He said he would seek a review of Friday's judg...

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New Zealand's National Party illegally uses song, says Eminem

New Zealand's National Party illegally uses song, says Eminem

Eminem has taken a New Zealand political party to court over the unauthorized use of his song " Lose Yourself ". He added: "It doesn't taste so good, though". Earlier, composer, writer and music exp...

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Nick Cannon mourns childhood friend killed in University City shooting

Nick Cannon mourns childhood friend killed in University City shooting

Sunday. The gunman was killed by San Diego police. Police said that the victims were only targeted because they happened to be at the pool at the time. A 49-year-old auto mechanic carried out a sh...

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Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties

Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties

Philip, who will turn 96 next month, will carry out the rest of his engagements through August both individually and accompanying the Queen. However, "he may still choose to attend certain public ev...

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Watch the Complete 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner

Watch the Complete 2017 White House Correspondents Dinner

Like, if this goes poorly, Steve Bannon gets to eat me". Trump, who found his stride during the campaign in front of large, cheering crowds across the country in states where his populist message re...

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City closer to Champs League after Palace raid

City closer to Champs League after Palace raid

City were unfortunate to only hold a one-goal lead at the break following David Silva's early opener, but second-half strikes from Vincent Kompany, Kevin de Bruyne, Raheem Sterling and Nicolas Otamend...

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French nationals cast their ballot in Quebec a day before presidential showdown

Macron was greeted by large crowds as he cast his ballot in the coastal town of Le Touquet in northern France on Sunday morning, where he has a holiday home. Macron and Le Pen were amongst the 11 pre...

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Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to enhance cooperation in 'fighting extremism'

Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to enhance cooperation in 'fighting extremism'

His administration has also tried to impose travel bans for people from seven mostly-Muslim countries as well as all refugees, a move directly at odds with Francis's calls for welcoming and integratin...

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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

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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