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Syria: Rebels storm out as 'safe zones' plan signed

Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and General Valery Gerasimov chatted on the phone hours after a new Syria ceasefire plan creating "de-escalation" zones went into effect with the b...

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German polls: Merkel party leads in local vote

German polls: Merkel party leads in local vote

The Greens, who are polling strongly in Schleswig-Holstein thanks to popular regional leadership, are weak in national polls - and also in North Rhine-Westphalia, where they are Social Democratic gove...

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UConn: Navy SEAL killed in Somalia was 2001 grad, athlete

He was assigned to an East Coast based special warfare unit. Milliken was killed and two others were wounded when they were attacked while on a mission, according to US Africa Command. The fighter...

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European Union leaders show 'unity' announcing the bloc's Brexit negotiating stance

European Union leaders show 'unity' announcing the bloc's Brexit negotiating stance

French President Francois Hollande said "the aim of the summit is unity", and "there will inevitably be a price and a cost for Britain". Future relations between Ireland and Britain, including how...

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US Government Warns Of Additional Venezuela Sanctions

A rally in Caracas began peacefully before masked youths hurled rocks and fire bombs as they took part in a march of thousands towards parliament. The death from just over a month of political unr...

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Clinton Refuses to Take Blame; Problems Ahead for Democratic Party

Clinton Refuses to Take Blame; Problems Ahead for Democratic Party

And still, Clinton went unpunished. Sen. Ted Cruz called out FBI Director James Comey for the director's decision that Hillary Clinton and Huma Abedin would walk because there was no intent on their...

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Bigger battle looms after vote to repeal Obamacare

Republicans had no easier time defending what their plan would do to people with pre-existing conditions . "We don't have big insurance companies and big drug companies, and the kind of wealthy...

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North Korea 'detains USA citizen Kim Hak-song'

North Korea 'detains USA citizen Kim Hak-song'

The man, named Kim Hak-song, was arrested on Saturday by "a relevant institution of North Korea" on suspicion of hostile acts, Xinhua news agency cited the official Korean Central News Agency . Tony ...

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Abadi: No US combat troops after Daesh

Abadi: No US combat troops after Daesh

It is an extra hardship heaped on the family by the flooding of the Tigris and the disassembly of the last pontoon bridge linking the two sides of Mosul, where USA -backed Iraqi forces have been fight...

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Locals react to President Trump's executive order on religious liberty

Religious organizations and other socially conservative groups have long held that the rarely enforced Johnson amendment chills their rights under the First Amendment. Issued on the National Day o...

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Trump congratulates Macron for 'big win' in French election

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump is offering praise and congratulations to centrist Emmanuel Macron, who was elected as France's youngest president ever. Mr Macron's defeat of National Front...

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North Korea Accuses CIA of Biochemical Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong

North Korea Accuses CIA of Biochemical Plot to Assassinate Kim Jong

The CIA declined to comment, and officials at South Korea's National Intelligence Service did not answer repeated phone calls, according to The Associated Press . Earlier this year, Kim Jong-un's hal...

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Health Care repeal passes US House

Dearborn said last week on the podcast: "Will there be some changes?" "So much discretion is given to the states without any guardrails", she said, adding that her proposal for a health care overh...

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North Korea arrests US citizen for 'hostile acts'

North Korea arrests US citizen for 'hostile acts'

Kim Hak-song was detained for "hostile acts" on Saturday, the state-run Korean Central News Agency reported, according to Yonhap News . The official, citing "privacy considerations", offered no fur...

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Girls meet Nigerian president after Boko Haram release

The mass kidnapping horrified the world and brought Boko Haram worldwide attention. Enoch Mark, a Christian pastor whose two daughters were among those kidnapped, said of the latest releases: "This ...

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Macron Defeats Le Pen For French Presidency

Macron Defeats Le Pen For French Presidency

Voter turnout for the election is estimated to be the lowest in nearly half a century. The final day of the campaign on Friday was marked by a hacking attack and document leak targeting Macron ...

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Macron leads in French opinion polls heading into Sunday election

Macron leads in French opinion polls heading into Sunday election

Mr Macron, a 39-year-old former banker and economy minister running as an independent centrist, is economically liberal, socially progressive, globally minded and upbeat. He left Hollande's Socialis...

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Women's march keeps pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

Women's march keeps pressure on Venezuela's Maduro

National guardsmen have repeatedly fired tear gas and rubber bullets in more than a month of anti-government protests. With anger boiling over, young protesters in the western municipality of Rosari...

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Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Election Over Rival Marine Le Pen

Emmanuel Macron Wins French Presidential Election Over Rival Marine Le Pen

Most polls close at 7 p.m. local time Sunday (1 p.m. ET), but remain open an hour later in Paris and other big cities. Earlier in the day, the courtyard was briefly evacuated after a suspicious ba...

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Theresa May's party secures big gains in local elections

Theresa May is viewed much more favourably than the Conservative Party. Overall they lost 37 council seats. Even more surprising, the bet was placed in a Labour dominated area. He said there was ...

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French voters pick new president amid heightened security

France dodged a bullet at least for the time being by rejecting the angry voices of the far right and overwhelmingly electing Emmanuel Macron , a relative political novice, as its next president. M...

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White House backs down on Trump comment praising Australia's health care

Australia boasts a system that is funded by the government and provides either free or highly subsidized healthcare for all of its citizens. Trump Thursday praised Australia's system, called Medicar...

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UNESCO passes Jerusalem resolution critical of Israel

Regev's demand came on the heels of a United Nations resolution which criticized Israeli state policies in Jerusalem and in Gaza. The Arab-backed resolution criticizes Israel's activities at h...

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Civilians killed in Mosul missile attack: Police source

Civilians killed in Mosul missile attack: Police source

But the office of Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi slapped down that assertion, saying in a "clarification" released on Twitter Friday that while "civilians and advisers" from a number of countr...

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B/CS Habitat For Humanity hosts Women Build Event

B/CS Habitat For Humanity hosts Women Build Event

State to help build the new homes. Saturday's volunteers helped build the 54th house for Houston's Habitat for Humanity in its 25 years of working in the community. "This is my first time here - I'm...

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Chibok girls: Buhari working his talk - APC

Chibok girls: Buhari working his talk - APC

The International Committee of the Red Cross says it acted as a neutral intermediary and transported the 82 freed schoolgirls to Nigeria's government on May 6. "Welcome our girls, welcome our sisters"...

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Trump refused to push back Israel trip to June

The official added the trip demonstrates Trump is "willing to and has embraced his leadership role in multinational forums when they serve the interests of the American people". Trump's election has p...

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White House: Conditions not right for Kim Jong Un meeting

White House: Conditions not right for Kim Jong Un meeting

TRUMP: I don't know. Trump also called North Korea's leader "a pretty smart cookie" for being able to hold onto power after taking over at a young age. That means, Lt. Gen. McMaster said, working to...

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Euro rallies after Emmanuel Macron wins French presidency

But should an upset occur and National Front candidate Marine Le Pen win, the very future of the European Union could be on the line. "I will do everything in the next five years to come so there is...

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N Korea's Kim a 'smart cookie' says Trump

Mr Trump's nearly admiring remarks came amid soaring tensions with North Korea over its missile and nuclear programs, with an alarmed Washington looking to China for help in reining in Kim. Addition...

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