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US navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

US navy ship collides with South Korean fishing boat

The USS Lake Champlain is part of the Carl Vinson Carrier Strike Group (CSG), which deployed to the Pacific in January and was redirected toward the Korean Peninsula last month. The strike group i...

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Ducklings Rescued From NC Storm Drain

Ducklings Rescued From NC Storm Drain

Fire and EMS, Animal Control, D.C. Water, and the Metropolitan Police Department. "Someone came to the station and said there was a duck standing on top of a storm grate and they heard the babies un...

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Turkey slams 'occupation' of Jerusalem, draws Israel's ire

The global Forum on Al-Quds Waqfs brought together representatives of foundations, experts, academics, ministers and high-ranking officials from around the world in Istanbul to discuss the state of Mu...

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Germany arrests second soldier in alleged far-right plot

Germany arrests second soldier in alleged far-right plot

The three had planned to carry out an attack and make it look like it had been the work of Islamist militants, it said. Federal prosecutors say the two Syrian nationals were arrested last week in Berl...

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USA show of force intensifies pressure on North Korea and China

USA show of force intensifies pressure on North Korea and China

One student, Song Seung-hyun, said: "People just want someone who would kick over the table like Trump did in Washington ". Not likely. But despite the rhetoric, both sides will want to avoid war a...

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Trump to Visit Israel, Saudi Arabia and Vatican in First Foreign Trip

One commentator told Saudi state television that the U.S. president 'will provide a security blanket for Washington's allies in the region'. "Our task is not to dictate to others how to live", he ...

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Israel Blows Up Big Terror Weapons Stockpile Near Damascus Airport

Syrian state news agency Sana said several missiles had been fired at a military site south-west of the airport, causing explosions that resulted in some material losses. "The prime minister has s...

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Thai woman 'not angry at Facebook' for video of daughter's killing

Thai woman 'not angry at Facebook' for video of daughter's killing

Her husband upset with her hanged their daughter on Facebook Live and then killed himself, police said . "This is a awful episode and our heart is with the victim's family", a Facebook spokesman s...

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Chibok girls released by Boko Haram arrive in Abuja: Reuters witness

THE Industrial Global Union with headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland has commended the Federal Government of Nigeria for the reported release of 82 Chibok school girls from the hands of the Boko Har...

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Tunnel with nuclear waste collapses in Washington state

Personnel at the nearby facility have been evacuated, and workers elsewhere in the complex have been ordered to stay indoors and refrain from eating and drinking, according to text alerts seen by loca...

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Avalanche in French Alps leaves three dead

Avalanche in French Alps leaves three dead

Local media are reporting they were two men and a woman, all experienced skiers. The avalanche struck in the Albaron area, the mayor of nearby Bonneval-sur-Arc, Gabriel Blanc, told AFP. The three we...

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Here's What Obama's $500M Presidential Center Will Look Like

Here's What Obama's $500M Presidential Center Will Look Like

Construction will take four years, but Obama said he wanted the facility to start offering programs immediately. To jumpstart that effort the former president announced he and his wife had donat...

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Turkey to build border wall with Iran, media reports

Turkey to build border wall with Iran, media reports

There are some 800-1,000 PKK terrorists in those camps. Dubbed the "Turkish Wall" by the local media drawing comparisons to the Great Wall of China, the concrete blocks that straddle the 900-kilomet...

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A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

Hong Joon-pyo of Park's conservative Liberty Korea Party is now fourth in the polls at 6.9%, behind the far-left Justice Party at 8.6 percent. Such polls are merely a snapshot of the stated intentio...

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Exit Polls: Liberal Moon Headed for Landslide South Korea Win

Exit Polls: Liberal Moon Headed for Landslide South Korea Win

Because the vote is a special election, the new president will forgo the usual two-month transition and will serve one full, five-year term rather than only completing Park's original term, which was ...

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California Lawmakers Vow To Thwart New Offshore Oil Drilling

Senator Lisa Murkowski and U.S. Senator Dan Sullivan. President Trump signed an executive order Friday that could open areas in the Atlantic and Arctic oceans to oil and gas drilling. The order al...

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2016 graduate of Graham High School killed in UT stabbing attack

2016 graduate of Graham High School killed in UT stabbing attack

More details are coming to light about Killeen High School graduate Kendrex J. White and what may have led to him becoming the lead suspect in the fatal stabbing spree at the University of Texas a...

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Women's health care is pricey under proposed health plan

The White House on Sunday scoffed at Democratic claims that voters will punish the GOP in the 2018 elections for upending former President Barack Obama's law. "Insurers' profits were trending positive...

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Government forces, rebels clash in northwest Syria after de-escalation takes effect: Observatory

Bashar al-Assad is expected to go along with the wishes of Russian Federation and Iran . But it is not yet clear when and where they will deploy. The "de-escalation zone" agreement does not include...

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Landslide win for Moon in South Korea election

Turnout reached 55.4 percent as of 1 p.m., seven hours after voting began at 13,964 polling stations nationwide in a crucial election to pick a new president to lead the country for the next five year...

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Russia-backed safe zones deal restores relative calm to Syria

Russia-backed safe zones deal restores relative calm to Syria

There were limited reports of bombing in northern Homs and Hama, two areas expected to be part of the "de-escalation zones", activists said. There is also hope for aid deliveries to about a million ...

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Trump and Putin Agree Violence in Syria Must End

The White House said the two leaders also spoke about "how best to resolve the very unsafe situation in North Korea ". Donald Trump spoke with Russian President Vladimir Putin by phone Tuesday,...

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Police Officer Who Shot Jordan Edwards Was Fired

Police Officer Who Shot Jordan Edwards Was Fired

After a 911 call reporting drunk teenagers at a party on Saturday, Oliver headed to break up the party on Baron Drive, the second officer on the scene. "Despite multiple verbal commands from the offic...

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Pakistan claims 50 killed, Kabul disputes toll

Lower House speaker Abdul Rauf Ibrahimi told today's general session that the Afghan forces, especially Kandahar police chief Gen. Abdul Raziq had effectively responded to the Pakistani aggression. He...

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Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

In a statement Sunday night, the Pentagon confirmed the death of Abdul Haseeb Logari. Afghan authorities blamed Hasib for ordering the March 8 attack which killed more than 50 people at a mil...

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Obama said to have warned Trump against hiring Flynn

Yates confirmed reports that she had told the White House, six days into Trump's administration, that Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had not been honest with Vice President Mike Pence ...

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President Obama had warned Trump against Flynn

President Obama had warned Trump against Flynn

Ms Yates was appointed by the Obama administration and was sacked by Mr Trump on January 30 for refusing to defend his travel ban. A fired USA federal employee says she tried sounding the alarm with...

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3-D model of Obama Presidential Center unveiled in Chicago

3-D model of Obama Presidential Center unveiled in Chicago

Obama's foundation is looking at hosting a branch of the Chicago Public Library on the campus and will focus on sustainability. Obama also squashed any notion that the library was ever going to be e...

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EC rejects AAP's EVM tampering claim

He said the whole issue can not be ignored by terming it as a technical snag. BJP MLA Vijender Gupta was marshalled out of the Assembly for creating ruckus. "As voters cast their votes, they believe...

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French president-elect tells Trump he will defend climate deal - Macron spokeswoman

She said the results left the National Front positioned as a new "patriotic and republican alliance" that would be "the primary opposition force against the new president". Macron won the presidency w...

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