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Christian pilgrims mark Good Friday in Jerusalem

Many believe that the rebirth of Jesus Christ is underscored by the season surrounding Easter; many plants and trees lie dormant through the winter months, appearing dead, and then bloom anew in...

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Thousands demand South African president's resignation

Thousands demand South African president's resignation

The protest which was organised by a coalition of opposition parties following nationwide rallies against Zuma last week, took place in the capital city of Pretoria . On 5 September 2016, Sasabona ...

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Syrians stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls - monitor, activists

The Syrian Civil Defense in Aleppo province, also known as the White Helmets , said their volunteers pulled at least 100 bodies from the site of the explosion. The evacuees from Madaya were expected ...

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Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River

Senior New York judge Sheila Abdus-Salaam found dead in Hudson River

Abdus-Salaam's death came the same week a prominent Chicago judge was killed outside his home Monday. Officials said the body showed no signs of apparent trauma or injuries. Her family identified her ...

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Syria's president says claim his forces used chemical weapons is "100% fabricated"

In his first interview since the April 4 incident prompted a USA cruise missile attack on Syrian forces, Assad insisted his army gave up all of its chemical weapons three years ago and that Syrian mil...

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North Korean missile test fails, say United States and South Korea

Weapons analysts said they believed some of the missiles on display were new types of intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBM). The latest missile test attempt comes just hours ahead of a visit ...

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North Korea Fires Missile As Vice President Pence Heads To Asia

The administration says North Korea is ratcheting up tension by pursuing a nuclear weapons program. "I have great confidence that China will properly deal with North Korea". China also has grown inc...

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Russia-US Relations Have 'Worsened' Under Donald Trump: Vladimir Putin

White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Wednesday said that the president was not ruling out another attack on Syrian government installations if Assad continued to use chemical weapons against civilia...

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Over 100 Killed as Car Bomb Targets Buses Full of Syrian Evacuees

The Associated Press describes the aftermath of the blast, occurring in the Rashideen area, which is a rebel-controlled district outside Aleppo. "The suicide bomber was driving a van supposedly carr...

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More than 100 killed in Syria blast, say White Helmets

The government and rebels disagreed over the number of gunmen to be evacuated, leaving the buses stuck. The opposition Syrian Observatory for Human Rights put the death toll at 43, adding that it woul...

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Trump pulls his punches on China and Germany

Until now China was a frequent target. "I'm going to instruct my Treasury secretary to label China a currency manipulator!" Trump dismissed America's Russian Federation hawks as "stupid people or fo...

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Who are Egypt's Coptic Christians?

Coptic Catholic Bishop Kyrillos William of Assiut, Upper Egypt , said he had met state security staff following Sunday's attacks which left 44 dead and more than 120 injured in blasts at St George's...

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Canada Moves Towards Legalizing Recreational Marijuana

According to government statistics, as many as 4.6 million Canadians will consume an estimated total 655 metric tons of cannabis annually by 2018, spending an estimated Can$4.2 billion to Can$6.2 bill...

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Russia, Syria and Iran warn U.S. against further strikes

Russia, Syria and Iran warn U.S. against further strikes

He said: "British scientists have analysed samples from the victims of the attack". Russian Federation has once again denounced what it called "an act of aggression", after the U.S. "This reminds me...

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'If not wanting Zuma is racist‚ then we are proud racists' - Malema

'If not wanting Zuma is racist‚ then we are proud racists' - Malema

For many, frustration with the Zuma government is heightened by resentment that the country's rebirth as a democracy has brought them little economic benefit. It is now only the ANC standing in the wa...

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Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter following bombings

Isis claimed responsibility for the bloodshed, claiming that two of its fighters wearing suicide vests carried out the attacks, and warned of more to come. US President Donald Trump led worldwide cond...

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Trump signs law rolling back U.S. abortion clinics funding protection

The law signed Thursday by the president began in the House and narrowly passed the Senate, only after Vice President Pence stepped in to cast the tie-breaking vote late last month. But despite the Hy...

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Tillerson faces tough line from Russian Federation over support for Syrian leader Assad

Tillerson faces tough line from Russian Federation over support for Syrian leader Assad

It was an ominous start to Tillerson's visit. "It can be said that the level of trust at the working level, especially at the military level, has not become better but most likely has degraded", Put...

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No doubt Assad regime behind chemical attack: Erdoğan

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamGraham: Assad is telling Trump "FU" Graham: "I've never been more encouraged by the Trump administration" Sunday shows preview: White House officials talk Syria strike...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav: India on diplomatic offensive, cancels maritime talks with Pakistan

The proposed CPEC will link Kashgar in Xinjiang in north-western China and a deep sea port at Gwadar in Balochistan in south-western Pakistan. The three suspects were involved in a bomb blast outsid...

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Protesters gather in Olympia demanding Trump release tax returns

The tax march in Washington, D.C., was attended by democratic lawmakers Senator Ron Wyden and Representative Maxine Waters. On the campaign trail, Trump insisted he would release his tax return...

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Neil Gorsuch being sworn in as 113th Supreme Court justice

As I watched the incredible dignity of President Trump, Justice Anthony Kennedy, and now-Justice Gorsuch, I realized how 'President Trump has exceeded my expectations. Supreme Court. Most Democrats ...

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Jadeveon Clowney's Contract Option Exercised by Texans

Jadeveon Clowney's Contract Option Exercised by Texans

The Texans picked up Clowney's fifth-year option for 2018 on Friday, according to multiple outlets, including the Houston Chronicle . Clowney, who was the No. Reader (98) stopped Jacksonville Jagua...

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April the Giraffe has given birth to her calf

The calf's father is Oliver, a five-year-old giraffe kept in the same petting zoo. This is his first offspring. Fans got a sneak preview of the birth through a captionless photo posted to Facebook sho...

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Trump traffic woes on Palm Beach

With this latest trip, the Palm Beach Sheriff's office has racked up $3.5 million in total expenditures since Trump's November victory, says Bradshaw. 'I don't ever think that I'd see anything. I just...

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North Korea may have sarin-tipped missiles: Abe

North Korea may have sarin-tipped missiles: Abe

There were no further details, and the office said it was analysing the launch. Amid the fanfare and regalia of its founder's birthday celebrations, North Korea rolled out what appeared to be ne...

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North Korea Tries A Missile Launch & Fails

North Korea Tries A Missile Launch & Fails

Against the backdrop of rising tensions with the United States, North Korea showed off new missiles in a military parade Saturday marking the birth of the country's founding leader, Kim Il Sung. An ...

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India calls off maritime talks with Pakistan

India has called off bilateral maritime security talks with Pakistan scheduled for April 17, a coastal security source said on Saturday. Singh maintained that Jadhav was abducted from Iran. Tyagi sa...

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Manchester City hit three past Southampton to go third

He can't score for one thing (he last scored a Premier League goal against Cardiff City in January 2014, 97 games ago). "We scored from the set-piece". Referee Neil Swarbrick showed hesitation i...

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Russian Federation challenges USA to prove chemical attack in Syria

Russian Federation challenges USA to prove chemical attack in Syria

Mr Johnson backed U.S. calls to find a political solution and said the G7 leaders were ready to work with Russian Federation to end the violence in Syria . The Moscow news conference came after Mr ...

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