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Facebook to Hire 3000 People to Remove Violent Content, 'Hate Speech'

He noted that last week, Facebook was able to facilitate law enforcement intervening in a possible suicide and prevent the person from hurting himself, but that other times they have not been as fortu...

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ASEAN states urge N Korea to comply with all intl. obligations

Duterte was due to release a chairman´s statement at the end of the one-day Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) leaders meeting that ignored an global tribunal ruling rejecting China´s swee...

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Kushner Companies apologizes for pitch to Chinese investors

The investment offered US residency through the US EB-5 visa in exchange. In late March, Kushner Companies ended talks with Anbang Insurance Group-which has ties to the Chinese government-to redev...

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Former top USA lawyer: White House warned over Flynn

White House officials have said publicly that Yates merely wanted to give them a "heads-up" about Flynn's Russian contacts, but Yates is likely to testify that she expressed alarm to the White House...

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American journalist asked to leave 'Kushner family event' in China

SINGH: We should note that Jared Kushner's lawyer tells NPR that Kushner is not involved in the building project that was discussed, and he is recusing himself from matters involving the EB-5 v...

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Pakistan says inflicted heavy losses on Afghan border forces

Pakistan says inflicted heavy losses on Afghan border forces

The Pakistan military also has confirmed that both sides have agreed to a cease-fire, and a meeting between border officials from the two sides is expected to take place. According to Pakistan, the fi...

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Axelrod Slams Hillary: Stop Making Excuses for Election Loss, 'Move On'

At an appearance Tuesday, Clinton said that if the election had been held the day before Comey's first letter, she would have been elected president. "If the election had been on October 27, I would...

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Another US Citizen Detained in North Korea

The campaign has focused largely on jobs and the economy, with North Korea less prominent despite tensions between Washington and Pyongyang over its nuclear and missile activities. A decision to clo...

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Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

When Flynn became national security adviser, he was required to obtain a new White House security clearance under the auspices of the Central Intelligence Agency, but the clearance wasn't granted befo...

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Iran Makes Veiled Threat Against Pakistan, Despite Agreement

Iran Makes Veiled Threat Against Pakistan, Despite Agreement

Ten Iranian border guards were killed in April in an attack claimed by the Sunni militant group Jaish al-Adl. This comes as the Iranian foreign minister arrived in Kabul on Sunday to meet with the A...

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North Korea Detains 4th American: State Media

The English version of the state-run Korean Central News Agency identified the detained citizen as Jin Xue Song, a Chinese version of the name Kim Hak-song. Kim Sang-duck, a lecturer who taught at PUS...

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Here's what Warren Buffett said about IITs and India

Buffett said: "We've had a lot of (tax cuts) in our lifetimes - it's certain that some of a lower corporate rate would be competed away, and it's sure that some of it would inure to the benefit of sha...

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Voters face straightforward choice between SNP and Tories - Nicola Sturgeon

ICM said the centrist Liberal Democrat Party was on 9 percent, up one point from last week, while the anti-European Union UK Independence Party fell two points to 6 percent. SNP councillors are "ready...

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World leaders congratulate Macron on poll victory, European Union breathes

World leaders congratulate Macron on poll victory, European Union breathes

Being a newcomer in the political scene he has no representation in the parliament besides himself although he intends to contend all the seats in the upcoming parliamentary election . If all Macron ...

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Arizona mail carriers aim to stamp out hunger with your help

Arizona mail carriers aim to stamp out hunger with your help

Western New York residents donated almost 1.3 million pounds of food for their neighbors past year. Carriers will pick them up for donation to local food pantries. Donation items that are most critica...

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Renewed Fighting Breaks Out After Syrian Cease-Fire Goes Into Effect

The armed opposition, instead, was highly critical of the proposal, saying it lacks legitimacy. He said rebels doubted Russian or Syrian government warplanes would stop striking rebel-held areas aft...

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Macron hailed by France's allies but huge challenges await

It was the first time the men had appeared in public together since Macron resigned in August 2016 as Hollande's economy minister to run for president - a decision that was received coldly by the Fren...

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Former President Obama unveils plans for presidential center

Former President Obama unveils plans for presidential center

Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who once served as Obama's chief of staff, praised the design for "enhancing the historic landscape of Jackson Park as originally envisioned by Frederick Olmsted". The former presi...

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Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

The newly released girls arrived at the Abuja airport and were met by Buhari's chief of staff, presidential adviser Femi Adesina said. She said the efforts that led to the freedom of the girls wer...

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The Biggest Lessons Learned From Donald Trump's First 100 Days

Progressives have characterized the Trump White House as "horrifying". That is why the U.S. has withdrawn from the Trans-Pacific Partnership, Trump said . "It's time to get tough, it's time we finall...

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North Korea-Malaysia football match to be played in Pyongyang

The arrest on Saturday of Kim Hak-song raises the number of USA citizens now held in North Korea to four. Kim's wife said her husband had been teaching agricultural techniques at Pyongyang Univer...

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North Korea's detention of US citizen 'concerning': White House

North Korea's detention of US citizen 'concerning': White House

Rice also said China is the key to the North Korea problem. On April 14, the Environmental Protection Bureau for Dalian, a port city across the Yellow Sea from North Korea, published an internal gover...

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Reinforcements deployed to help battle rising flood waters in Quebec

The flooding is not limited to Quebec, and unusually high rainfall has also caused flooding in the province of Ontario, reports the BBC. Montreal Mayor Denis Coderre said some 220 people in the ci...

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'Barack Obama warned Donald Trump about hiring Michael Flynn'

'Barack Obama warned Donald Trump about hiring Michael Flynn'

Yates said she had had "two in-person meetings and one phone call" with White House counsel Don McGahn in January about Flynn. Flynn served under Obama as defense intelligence chief before Obama dis...

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2 doctors found dead in penthouse likely knew killer

2 doctors found dead in penthouse likely knew killer

Police arrived to the Macallen Building at 8:35 p.m. where they say Bampumim Teixeira , 30, of Chelsea, fired at the officers when they confronted him at the door. Conley said police were sent to t...

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Kushner Business Goes Abroad Seeking Investors in NJ Project

Nichole Kushner Meyer told more than 100 people at a Beijing hotel Saturday "that the $976 million project - twin 66-story towers with almost 1,500 apartments - 'means a lot to me and my entire fa...

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Trump's trillion-dollar infrastructure plan may make your gas more expensive

The current federal tax of 18.4 cents per gallon on regular gas and 24.4 cents per gallon on diesel have been in place since 1993. House Speaker Paul Ryan previously has opposed a higher levy, and Sen...

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Trump Administration Fights for Travel Ban in Court Appeal

A U.S. District Court judge in Hawaii stopped enforcement of the original order February 3, and a panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in San Francisco upheld the injunction on February 9. J...

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New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

Mishaal may have wanted not to expose so soon all Hamas' cards in the eventuality of a negotiation process that would lead to the establishment of a Palestinian state in the West Bank with East Jerusa...

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Barack Obama warned Donald Trump about hiring Michael Flynn

Yates in late January called White House Counsel Don McGahn and told him she needed to talk to him in person about a sensitive matter, she testified to the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime a...

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