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Bashar Assad: Chemical attack on Syrian town a 'fabrication'

Bashar Assad: Chemical attack on Syrian town a 'fabrication'

The chemical attack prompted President Trump to order a missile strike at a Syrian military air base last week. He continued, "they fabricated the whole story in order to have a pretext for the atta...

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Cyclone Cook: New Zealand set for worst storm in years

Cyclone Cook: New Zealand set for worst storm in years

However, heavy rains flooded suburban roads on the North Island and gale-force winds uprooted trees. Auckland escaped largely unscathed. The weather disrupted regional flights across the country...

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Assad speaks on chemical attack

On Thursday, in an interview with AFP , President Bashar al-Assad of Syria said the alleged gas attack which the United States and its allies have blamed on the Syrian military was "100 percent ...

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Alec Baldwin back as Donald Trump on 'SNL'

Pence urges Trump to address the issue of his top advisers being at each other's throats, prompting Trump to call Bannon and Kushner into the Oval Office. "But don't worry, your journey doesn't end to...

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Champions League challenge still 'far away' for Man City, accepts Guardiola

Kompany marked his latest return to the City defense by heading a 55th-minute opener before Leroy Sane and Sergio Aguero also contributed goals . Two soon became three following another De Bruyne...

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North Korea missile test ends in failure, South Korea says

The latest development comes as US Vice-President Mike Pence heads to the South Korean capital, Seoul , where he is expected to discuss the best way to deal with North Korea's missile and nuclear pro...

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North Korean Missile Launch Fails 'Almost Immediately', US Military Says

Pyongyang has carried out five nuclear tests - two of them past year - and multiple missile launches, one of which saw three rockets come down in waters provocatively close to Japan last month. defens...

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Japan protests N. Korean missile test attempt

NORTH KOREA: Analysts said investors were seeking safe havens on concern North Korea may be planning a nuclear test. The latest launch came a day after the North held a defiant massive military para...

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Rebel group decries Syria blast, seeks probe

A media unit run by Hezbollah, the Shiite Muslim political party and militant group, said the blast killed at least 40 people , Reuters reported . A picture taken on April 15, 2017, shows smoke bi...

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Pakistan to submit new dossier on Yadav to UN

Earlier on Saturday (April 15), India marked its protest against the verdict by suspending maritime talks with Pakistan. The only talks that could be held now would relate to the Indus Water Treaty, s...

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Arenado homers, Senzatela gets first ML win for Rockies

Arenado homers, Senzatela gets first ML win for Rockies

Two batters later Ryan Schimpf hit his second home run of the season, a 2-run laser to right field that put the Padres up 4-0. "Some balls that we got good swings on we just couldn't square it u...

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North Korean test missile explodes on launch

China's top diplomat, Yang Jiechi, and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson exchanged views on the "situation on the Korean peninsula" by phone on Sunday, China's official Xinhua News Agency said. The ...

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Pence says US commitment to South Korea stronger than ever

After a two-month policy review, the Trump administration has settled on a policy toward the North that relies on "maximum pressure and engagement", US officials said Friday. Isolated from recent ev...

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Have baskets, will hunt: Modesto region children celebrate Easter egg bounty

Have baskets, will hunt: Modesto region children celebrate Easter egg bounty

The Guymon Church of the Nazarene will be hosting is Easter Eggstravanganza on April 15 from 10 a.m.to 11:30 a.m.at the church, 2214 N. Sunset Lane in Guymon. Easter Egg Hunt: The Easter Bunny will...

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20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

20 killed in Sri Lanka as massive mound of garbage collapses

Another four children - two boys and two girls aged between 11 and 15 - succumbed to their wounds overnight, Soysa said on Saturday. The site has been used to dump Colombo's garbage for the past f...

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North Korea missile launch fails: Seoul

The JCS confirmed the botched missile launch, saying it is still analyzing what type of missile was launched. U.S. vice president Mike Pence was also due to arrive in South Korea on Sunday for mee...

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Ryan On Health Insurance Reform:

Ryan On Health Insurance Reform: "We've got time to figure this out"

Referring to the health care bill as "retain and reform" instead of repeal and replace, the group praised the Freedom Caucus for opposing the bill, writing that they had the "American people on their ...

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North Korea Missile Launch Fails A Day After Military Parade

North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, advancing its goal to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. It came a day after North Korea displayed almost 60 mi...

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Abdullah's anti-national remark is not going to mislead Kashmiris: Nirmal Singh

Abdullah's anti-national remark is not going to mislead Kashmiris: Nirmal Singh

Farooq's statement came barely days after Prime Minister Narendra Modi urged the youth of Jammu and Kashmir to choose between tourism and terrorism. Farooq Abdullah said, "Youth who are pelting ston...

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Toll from attack on Syrian evacuees rises to 112

Most of the dead were evacuees, the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights reported. The blast, carried out by a suicide bomber driving a booby-trapped potato truck, rocked the rebel-held...

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Trump WH to keep visitor logs private

Since Trump took office in January, the page where the visitor logs had been publicly available went dark. Obama agreed to a settlement in 2009, prompting the administration to create a web-based ...

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The Russian noose tightens on Trump

The Russian noose tightens on Trump

ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos asked Page on " Good Morning America " today if he met with anyone in the Russian government or connected to Russian intelligence during that trip. In the ...

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North Korea Launched A Missile But It Exploded Almost Immediately

North Korea launched a missile that "blew up nearly immediately" during the nation's latest attempt at military might, USA officials said on Saturday. The event saw thousands of North Korean troops,...

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North Korean missile explodes at launch

As worldwide tension heightened over the country's nuclear weapons programme in the face of fierce American criticism of the Pyongyang regime, Mr Johnson said the situation needed to be looked at care...

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Cahill to come off DL to pitch for Padres in Atlanta

Cahill to come off DL to pitch for Padres in Atlanta

The beverage is a lower alcohol version of the brewery's flagship brew, Hopsecutioner, and a nod to the Braves famous "Tomahawk Chop" gesture performed by fans. Simon Kwon, the victor of the skills ...

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PFAW Statement on the Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

PFAW Statement on the Confirmation of Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.), who has been recovering from back surgery, was absent from the vote. Democrats and some Republicans predicted dire fallout from McConnell's divisive Senate rules change ...

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India Calls Off Maritime Talks with Pakistan amid Tension

To a question, Nafees Zakariya said the United Nations and the U.S. have expressed their desire to play a role for resolution of all disputes between the two countries including the core issue of Jamm...

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Assad says chemical attack in Syria was '100% fabricated'

Assad says chemical attack in Syria was '100% fabricated'

The Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has begun an investigation into the alleged attack, but Russian Federation on Wednesday blocked a U.N. "You have a lot of fake videos no...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria alleged

Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria alleged "chemical attack"

Despite initial hopes in Moscow of better ties with the U.S. under Mr Trump, the two powers have descended into a furious war of words over the incident and a retaliatory United States missile st...

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Three young koalas taken from carer's house

Three young koalas taken from carer's house

They were taken from an address in Ormiston, Queensland, on Thursday night or Friday morning, initial information given to the police suggests. There is now an ongoing public appeal for information,...

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