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China pledges USD 124 bln for Silk Road, terms it 'project of

Speaking at a major worldwide conference in Beijing , United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres today drew comparisons between China's "One Belt, One Road" initiative and the Sustainable Deve...

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Immediately suspend Jadhav's death sentence: India at ICJ

Legal team led by former Solicitor General Harish Salve is representing the Indian Government. Expressing the fear that Jadhav might be executed before the hearing was over, India accused Pakistan o...

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Trump's new trade czar praises his boss

Trump's new trade czar praises his boss

Vice President Mike Pence is calling Lighthizer "uniquely qualified" for the job and says he'll help ensure the nation's trade deals benefit the American people. The ministers will also hold meetings ...

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PM promises 'robust response' to North Korea

South Korea's new president Moon Jae-in broke eight months of top-level silence between Seoul and Beijing today, placing a phone call to Xi Jinping that offered an emerging glimpse of his North Kore...

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Trump firing Comey amounts to 'high crimes', says Harvard constitutional law professor

When asked whether he could announce a nominee by Friday, when he is scheduled to leave for the Middle East and Europe on his first trip overseas as president, Trump responded, "Even that is possible"...

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Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

Nurses back plan to ballot for strikes over pay

RCN chair of council Michael Brown proposed the emergency resolution after announcing the results of an indicative pay poll which tested members' appetite for industrial action. "We've had to take har...

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Trump's Muslim statements scrutinized by travel ban judges

The hearing in Seattle before a panel of the US 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, scheduled for one hour starting at 9:30 a.m., will be broadcast live on C-SPAN and streamed from the court's website . ...

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Rouhani Receives Khatami's Support, Hints of Opening up to Trump

Qalibaf added that Rouhani's administration had facilitated large loans to "particular individuals" through state-run banks while average citizens still struggle to secure small loans. A candidate get...

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Indian-American asks WH to produce tapes of Trump-Comey talk

Then, on Thursday, he claimed that he would have fired Comey regardless of Rosenstein's recommendation and said he considered the FBI investigation into allegations of collusion between Trump campaign...

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Macron eyes legislative elections after landslide victory in French presidential polls

He has promised to liberalise the economy and rejuvenate France's jaded governing class by bringing more people who, like him, have never held elected office into government and parliament. However, t...

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BC Election 2017: 4 Liberal ministers unseated

BC Election 2017: 4 Liberal ministers unseated

Liberal Richard Lee. If the students had their say, the NDP would have formed government with 60 seats, the Green Party would have been the official opposition with 14 seats and the Liberals would h...

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Same-sex marriage support at highest-ever level

Same-sex marriage support at highest-ever level

The poll showed that 34 percent of Americans still oppose gay marriage , with 6 percent unsure. Now that marriage equality has been the standard fare for close to two years, these numbers continu...

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Israel wants White House to explain US official's Western Wall comment

Netanyahu had requested joining Trump on his visit to the site, Channel 2 reported, only to be denied on these grounds. U.S. Ambassador to Israel David Friedman, center, visits the Western Wall, the...

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Si Woo Kim keeps his cool and wins Players Championship

And he earned every penny and point, grinding out pars after missing 10 greens, making birdies at Nos. But he left the TPC Sawgrass Stadium Course with something nearly as important - peace of mind....

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Pizza delivery man takes pie to stalled Amtrak train

Pizza delivery man takes pie to stalled Amtrak train

The train was traveling from NY to Washington, DC, when a mechanical problem halted the trip, NBC 4 reported . NEWPORT, Del. (AP) - A pizza delivery man in DE got an order from an unusual address: ...

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Rajasthan Board results: Pass percentage for government schools is 93.09 percent

Rajasthan Board results: Pass percentage for government schools is 93.09 percent

Click on the RBSE 12th result 2017 link on the screen. Around 2,34,523 and 48,113 students appeared for Science and commerce exams this year. The history of the Board of Secondary Education Rajas...

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New French prime minister to be announced at 1230 GMT

New French prime minister to be announced at 1230 GMT

Noting that Philippe comes from the right of French politics, Melenchon said: "The right has just been annexed, with a prime minister taken from its ranks, from the Republicans". Bruno Le Maire‏, a ve...

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Trump admits his White House spokespeople can't be trusted

Amid criticism that White House representatives and the president himself have repeatedly contradicted each other, Donald Trump on Friday said it's not possible for them to take to the podium "with id...

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White House says fourth detention of USA citizen in N. Korea "concerning"

Song, who defected in 2002 from North Korea, where he previously worked as a propaganda artist, told the Mail Online in an interview that the "unavoidable" war with Kim's regime would be a price wor...

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Evacuations of rebels from last Damascus stronghold begins

Evacuations of rebels from last Damascus stronghold begins

After a almost three-month-long bombing campaign, which included air strikes and artillery shelling, much of the area has been reduced to rubble. The Observatory said rebels remain in control of p...

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Trump on Civil War: Why couldn't they have worked that out?

Trump has always been an admirer of Jackson, praising his populism and visiting his tomb in March , The New York Times reported. Commenting for Mother Jones , noted Yale University Historian and ...

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BC election results are 'beginning of something different,' Clark says

Regardless of the outcome of the last riding, no party would be able to win the 44 seats necessary to govern with a majority in the 87-seat legislature. "I've had a good relationship in working with D...

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Australia's Budget Deficit To Narrow Before Surplus In 2020 To 2021

Australia's Budget Deficit To Narrow Before Surplus In 2020 To 2021

He would not say whether he would retain last year's target of returning the budget to surplus in 2020-21. Credit Suisse analyst Hasan Tevfik described the banks as the "biggest losers" on budget ni...

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Jadhav case to be forcefully pursued: Ausaf

In 1971, it wanted the ICJ to decide the limited question whether the Council of the International Civil Aviation Organisation had the jurisdiction to question India's suspension of overflight rights ...

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Can Trump Tape James Comey Legally?

Trump's firing of Comey is perhaps the most naked sign yet of his corruption. "As a very active President with lots of things happening, it is not possible for my surrogates to stand at podium wi...

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James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

President Donald Trump on Friday refused to confirm or deny whether he secretly records conversations he has at White House, after he suggested as much in a tweet Friday morning. I think it's a go...

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US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick - Schumer

US Senate Democrats may refuse to vote on Trump FBI pick - Schumer

Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer said Trump must immediately provide Congress with any tapes and warned that destroying existing tapes would violate the law. But Secretary of State Rex Tillerson...

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Trump's frustrations are boiling over after Comey dismissal

His name was floated as a possible replacement for then-FBI Director Robert Mueller in 2013, and he received support from an association of FBI agents before President Barack Obama chose Comey. Trum...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey defends pre-election Clinton email announcement

Federal Bureau of Investigation boss James Comey defends pre-election Clinton email announcement

He added that he could not consider "for a second whose political fortunes will be affected" by revealing an investigation. Democratic Senator Patrick Leahy asked. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., asked C...

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Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

Ransomware attack should be a 'wake-up call' for governments

An ambulance is parked at The Royal London Hospital in London , Britain May 13, 2017. The opposition Labour Party accused the Conservative government of leaving the National Health Service vuln...

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