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Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed by US, Afghan forces

Head of Daesh in Afghanistan killed by US, Afghan forces

The April 27 raid in Nangarhar Province was completed by 50 U.S. Army Rangers and 40 Afghan commandos near the site of the devastating MOAB detonation on April 13. Antonio Giustozzi, an Afghanistan ...

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Trump Dismantles Michelle Obama Healthy School Lunch Initiative

Providing more flexibility to school districts to serve food kids will eat has been a top priority for Roberts, who oversees the lunch program as chairman of the Senate Agriculture Committee. Perdue s...

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AAP crisis: Kapil Mishra challenges Arvind Kejriwal to contest open elections

Mishra, who was sacked as Delhi cabinet minister on Saturday, reiterated his demand for a lie detector test on his allegations that he was an eyewitness to the Rs. But let me make it clear. He didn't ...

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Sally Yates hearing: Senators to hear testimony on Russia

Trump fired Flynn, a retired general, in February for failing to disclose talks with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about USA sanctions on Moscow and then misleading Vice President Mike Pence about the c...

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House overwhelmingly passes new sanctions against North Korea

House overwhelmingly passes new sanctions against North Korea

The new United States administration has pushed North Korea's nuclear issue to the top of its foreign policy agenda and declared that the era of "strategic patience" with Pyongyang is over. Recent tes...

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SC sentences Justice CS Karnan to 6 months imprisonment

SC sentences Justice CS Karnan to 6 months imprisonment

He also ordered the government to pay him Rs 2.85 lakh in relief and directed the "District Magistrate of Kolkata " to make necessary administrative arrangements to provide the relief in cash or kind...

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Jakarta gov to appeal blasphemy prison sentence

The protest comes just days before a district court announces its verdict in Gov. Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama's blasphemy trial. Ahok was "found to have legitimately and convincingly conducted a c...

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Things You May Not Know About Cinco de Mayo

But Cinco de Mayo , which translates to May 5, is probably one of the most misunderstood Mexican holidays. Then samba over to Baia Bay Ridge (8402 Third Ave.at 84th Street), which starts its Cinco...

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Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

Kushner Family Business Pitch In China Prompts Questions About Investor Visas

Kushner is facing a wave of criticism after his family staged events in China last week that encouraged wealthy Chinese to invest in luxury developments in exchange for United States green cards throu...

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French stocks soar to near-decade highs on Macron poll result

French stocks soar to near-decade highs on Macron poll result

The euro surged against the United States dollar and the yen sank on Monday on relief over Emmanuel Macron's victory against anti-euro nationalist Marine Le Pen in the first round of France's pres...

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Chaffetz: Flynn may violated federal law

Chaffetz: Flynn may violated federal law

Chaffetz and Cummings said today said that the documents they reviewed showed no evidence Flynn asked permission for the payments or later detailed the amounts he received to military authorities. A...

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Four killed in apartment fire in Chennai

Four killed in apartment fire in Chennai

Police sources said the fire, which broke out around 4.45am, gutted about 20 two-wheelers parked in the apartment. The fire had destroyed 22 vehicles in the parking lot. Meanwhile, the rescued have be...

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Local polls boost May five weeks before vote

Of the 2,006 adults interviewed by ORB, nearly six in 10, or 59 per cent, said Mr Corbyn should stand down immediately if he loses the general election. "The county council elections have run very smo...

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Rivlin thanks French victor Macron for stance against anti-Semitism

The notion that a new movement under Le Pen could lead to political alliances and entice new voters poses a challenge to Macron, who said during his victory speech that the anger and despair of far-ri...

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Final results confirm Macron wins French presidential election

Final results confirm Macron wins French presidential election

The election was not close. Macron received a total of 20,753,797 votes, compared with 10,644,118 for Marine Le Pen, the ministry announced the day after the landmark election. However, he will need...

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Donald Trump urges Senate to probe fired acting attorney-general on leaks

Yates was sacked as acting attorney-general after she instructed government lawyers not to enforce Trump's initial order restricting travel to the USA by people from Muslim nations. Marshall Billings...

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Wife of American detained in Pyongyang pleads for release

An official of the US State Department said the detentions underscored "the risk associated with travel to North Korea". The detained victim, named Kim Hak-song, worked at the Pyongyang Universit...

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Travel ban arguments focus on Trump's comments about Muslims

The arguments marked the latest legal test for Mr Trump's ban, which also was blocked by federal judge Derrick Watson in Hawaii in a separate legal challenge. A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circu...

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Ousted Obama official to speak on Trump aide's Russian Federation talks

Yates repeatedly declined to discuss details of the investigation in a public forum. Those people said that although Yates' testimony may contradict Spicer and Priebus, her appearance Monday is ...

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Kim Jon-un claims he dodged a $100K US death plot

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce's (R-CA) Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act, a bipartisan bill that streng...

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Woman jailed in father's stabbing referenced 'Mummy' movie

Woman jailed in father's stabbing referenced 'Mummy' movie

Her arrest affidavit alleges that she agreed to speak with police about the stabbing, telling investigators that she believed her father "had to die". Nicassio claims she was inspired by the movie Th...

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Obama Warned Trump Not to Hire Flynn

Yates says she was giving President Donald Trump's White House this information so that it could take actions it "deemed appropriate". Yates also repeatedly said she chose to inform McGahn and the W...

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Kapil Mishra suspended from AAP

He also claimed that since he has made accusations against Kejriwal , he has been receiving death threats from those who are close to the chief minister. "Kejriwal has no moral right to continue as c...

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Jordan not part of Syria deescalation deal

Russian Federation and Iran are both key backers of Assad. He cited President Putin's many discussions of the political solution with the leadership of Turkey, the US and Iran; Defense Minister Serg...

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France's Macron asks his critics to fight Le Pen

France's Macron asks his critics to fight Le Pen

Numerous protesters who took to the streets Monday were reportedly there to show their distaste for both far-right candidate Marine Le Pen and centrist Emmanuel Macron . Seeking to capitalise on th...

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Kushner Family Apologizes for Referring to White House Adviser Jared Kushner

Kushner Family Apologizes for Referring to White House Adviser Jared Kushner

Guests at the Beijing events were advised to put their money in the Kushner project via the EB-5 program, which awards foreign investors a two-year visa in exchange for investing at least $500,000 in ...

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Paul Ryan Says 'You Cannot Be Denied Coverage' for Pre-Existing Conditions

At long last, Paul Ryan got his way, jamming a stupendously cruel health care reform bill through the Republican-controlled House on Thursday by a razor-thin margin. Over 1,000 counties, one in three ...

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North Korea detains fourth United States citizen

The detained victim, named Kim Hak-song, worked at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, the same university where U.S. citizen, Tony Kim, worked. The US doesn't deal diplomatically with...

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Macron wins French presidential election

She will then wait for Mr Macron to take a wrong step or otherwise disappoint. In addition to determination and talent, Macron's associates say luck also was very much on his side. Macron is the fir...

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Yates & Clapper Admit Viewing "Unmasked" Trump Campaign Communications; Deny Leaking To Press

Then-Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates spoke during a June 28 news conference at the Justice Department in Washington . "The Russians also knew about what General Flynn had done, and the Russi...

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