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Arkansas asks court to lift inmate's stay

All of the inmates are men, and all were convicted of capital murder. Another federal judge and the state Supreme Court had already granted stays to two of the eight inmates, reducing the number of ...

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Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US over airstrikes

Russia, Iran and Syria issue warning to US over airstrikes

U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley speaks with an aid before a Security Council meeting on the situation in Syria at the United Nations Headquarters in NY, U.S., April 12, 2017 . "The invest...

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North Korea's Missile Launch Was a Fail

Trump ordered a strike group led by the nuclear-powered flagship aircraft carrier Carl Vinson to sail toward the Korean peninsula as a show of force. A North Korean missile exploded during launch Su...

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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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At UN, Britain says it has evidence of Syria sarin gas use

At UN, Britain says it has evidence of Syria sarin gas use

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Wednesday that trust had eroded between the two countries under US President Donald Trump. Last week Trump ordered airstrikes on a Syrian air base in ret...

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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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BC Liberals focus on tolls, tax credits in election platform

Another battle is Metro Vancouver bridge tolls , which the BC Liberals promise to cap at $500 a year for and the NDP vows to eliminate. Among British Columbians who voted for the Liberal Party in t...

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Pope Francis speaks out about 'shame' of humanity

Shame for all the times that we Bishops, priests, consecrated men and women have caused scandal and pain to your body, the Church; for having forgotten our first love, our initial enthusiasm and total...

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Russian Foreign Minister claims understanding between United States and Russia over Syria strikes

They urge the independent Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons to press ahead with its investigation into the attack, saying: "We are confident in this process and we fully support i...

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Best-case vs worst-case scenario for South Africa under Zuma

Addressing the crowds outside the Union Buildings, the ultra-left Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) leader, Julius Malema, responded to the accusations saying, "If not wanting Zuma is racism then we are...

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North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles, Japanese PM warns

North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles, Japanese PM warns

Outwardly, there are few signs of concern in North Korea despite the political back and forth. Japan's National Security Council discussed how to evacuate its almost 60,000 citizens from South Korea...

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Polling stations open for Turkish constitutional referendum

Polling stations open for Turkish constitutional referendum

Kemal Kilicdaroglu, leader of the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP), said Turkey was at a crossroads between a democratic parliamentary system and a "one-man regime". The emergency power...

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S.Korea: North Korea's attemped missile launch fails

People watch a TV showing North Korea's missiles during Saturday's military parade in Pyongyang in North Korea , at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. The DP...

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Opinion Polls: Any Scenario Possible in French Election

His only challenge is that, in order to make it to the next round in the presidential election, Mélenchon must place among the top two candidates in the contest being held on April 23. "Undeniably he ...

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North Korea test fires unidentified missile which fails

Hanham said other land and submarine-launched ballistic missiles were shown in public for the first time Saturday. South Korean and U.S. intelligence officials are trying to determine what type of...

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North Korea missile launch ended in failure, says Pentagon

The report included no further details on the call between State Councilor Yang and Tillerson. Any US military strike risks leading to a war between the world's biggest economies - one that may de...

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North Korea launches missile despite US tensions

North Korea attempted to launch a new missile early Sunday, but the device "blew up nearly immediately", the US military said . US Pacific Command detected and tracked what it assessed to be a No...

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Scores Killed in Bombing of Syrian Evacuees

Scores Killed in Bombing of Syrian Evacuees

The buses headed to the Jebrin area for a temporary housing center equipped with food and medical supplies, SANA said. The British-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said 24 people had been k...

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Boris Johnson is a liability undermining Britain's credibility, Labour says

The foreign secretary received a paper on sanctions prepared by officials before the G7 summit in Italy on Monday and Tuesday where other countries refused to endorse the plan publicly. Mr Johnson had...

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World's oldest person dies aged 117 in Italy

She also defied health advice, eating three eggs daily, for many years. Dr. Bava said he had last paid his nearly-daily call on Morano on Friday. "For breakfast I eat biscuits with milk or water",...

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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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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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Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

Millions of Christians worldwide celebrate Easter

Sunday is Easter , the most important day for many Christians and one of the oldest Christian holidays. Shops and bakeries began their preparations some days ago and though this festival is becomi...

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Russian Federation ties worsened under Donald Trump, says Vladimir Putin

Putin's assessment comes a day after the Trump administration accused Russian Federation of orchestrating a "disinformation campaign" to cover up the chemical attack in Syria's Idlib province. But Mr ...

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Moreno elected president in Ecuador

Moreno, who secured 51.15% of the vote, compared with Lasso's 48.85%, with almost 99% of votes counted, has said Assange can remain in the embassy given he shows "respect in his declarations regardi...

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North Korean test missile explodes on launch, say US and South Korea

North Korea has attempted to launch a missile on its east coast but it has failed, South Korea's military has said . North Korea attempted a missile launch Sunday local time (5:21pm ET), but it f...

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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 Korea Launches Missile In Show Of Strength, Missile Immediately Blows Up

North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, advancing its goal to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. The launch attempt took place in the Sinpo area of the...

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US Vice President Pence arrives in Seoul

The ultimate goal is to have a full array of nuclear-tipped missiles in response to what Pyongyang says is hostility by Washington and Seoul meant to topple its government. And the two leading candida...

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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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