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Three deaths linked to new ebola outbreak in Congo

Dr. Oly Ilunga Kalenga, minister of public health in the DRC, said in a statement that the outbreak occurred in the Bas-Uélé province in the northern part of the country. The WHO confirmed one of the ...

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Instant Analysis: Preds, Ducks Clash in Playoffs Again

Ducks captain Ryan Getzlaf has fashioned a strong postseason campaign, placing him among the favorites to win the Conn Smythe Trophy as playoffs MVP should Anaheim keep going. Predators defensema...

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Top US Democrats Request Probe of Trump Team

Top US Democrats Request Probe of Trump Team

They could flood the Trump administration with subpoenas, compel testimony from witnesses, schedule public hearings, issue reports, and create special committees like the one Republicans started to pr...

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Support Nashville Predators in Playoff Rounds

Support Nashville Predators in Playoff Rounds

Defenseman Roman Josi's power-play goal with 2:43 remaining in regulation gave the Nashville Predators a 2-1 win in Game 3 on Tuesday and an identical series lead over the Anaheim Ducks in the Western...

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Valbuena hits out at Benzema over sex-tape 'slander'

Valbuena hits out at Benzema over sex-tape 'slander'

Benzema, the most talented striker of his generation, is facing charges relating to an extortion scam over a sex tape featuring France teammate Mathieu Valbuena. Can Emmanuel Macron save Karim Benze...

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France's President Macron appoints cabinet with figures from the left and right

France's President Macron appoints cabinet with figures from the left and right

Speaking last Thursday, Philippe encouraged Macron to "transgress" by naming someone from outside his party which he hinted would encourage some of his colleagues to join the REM. Philippe's age reinf...

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Newspapers Review: Abbas-Trump summit focus of dailies

Meshaal pointed to a policy document released Tuesday by Hamas that for the first time shows a willingness to accept the idea of a Palestinian state within borders that existed after the 1967 Arab-Isr...

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Russian Federation ready to play constructive role in resolving North Korea's nuclear threat

Russian Federation ready to play constructive role in resolving North Korea's nuclear threat

In remarks carried by the Xinhua news agency, Mr Xi said he hoped the two close neighbours could respect each other's major concerns and legitimate interests and try to seek common ground and handle d...

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Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran's presidential election to back hard-liner

Iranians vote for president on Friday in a contest likely to determine whether Tehran's re-engagement with the world stalls or quickens, although whatever the outcome no change is expected to its revo...

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Netanyahu insists he told Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

President Donald Trump is assessing whether moving the U.S. Embassy in Israel to Jerusalem would help or hurt prospects for clinching an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal, Secretary of State Rex Tiller...

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Trump Administration Upholds Iran Sanctions Waiver, Keeping Nuclear Deal Alive

Still, the USA paired the announcement with new, unrelated sanctions that go after Iran for a ballistic missiles program that Washington fears could target American interests in the Middle East or k...

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Chaos erupts at Fort Lauderdale airport after 300 Spirit flights canceled

The chaos erupted among passengers irate over a series of mass flight cancellations by Spirit Airlines. Police claim in the arrest report that the trio "challenged [airline employees] to step outs...

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Macron Wins French Election

Macron Wins French Election

It was the first time the men had appeared in public together since Macron resigned in August a year ago as the French minister for the economy and finance to run for president - a decision that was r...

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Miami Congressman Carlos Curbelo raises impeachment - sort of

Miami Congressman Carlos Curbelo raises impeachment - sort of

The central question is whether Trump's reported conversation and statements to Comey constitute an obstruction of justice . Trump pressured Comey to drop the Bureau's investigation into ex-Natio...

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India's plea on Kulbhushan Jadhav 'unnecessary': Pakistan tells ICJ

India's plea on Kulbhushan Jadhav 'unnecessary': Pakistan tells ICJ

Pakistan has said that International Court of Justice can not hear the Indian application regarding conviction of its spy Kulbhushan Jadhav by Pakistan. Former Ambassador Rajiv Dogra, who was posted f...

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US admiral: N. Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

US admiral: N. Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Pyongyang, three days earlier, celebrated test of the "perfect weapon system" after the nation launched what it claimed as a new kind of intermediate-range ballistic missile system which can carry "a ...

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Oil down as market stays well supplied despite OPEC cuts

Oil down as market stays well supplied despite OPEC cuts

As this magazine heads to press, official U.S. storage data will be released by the Energy Information Administration (EIA), which is expected to show an increase in USA crude inventories, raising f...

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Mixture of old and new faces in Macron's first government

Mixture of old and new faces in Macron's first government

The Foreign Ministry portfolio does not usually officially include Europe. Collomb has spearheaded several major projects to revitalise Lyon since becoming mayor in 2001. Newly inaugurated centrist ...

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House oversight chair seeks Comey memos on Trump

Top officials and the president said this sharing was within his legal rights as the nation's ultimate declassifier of state secrets, that the president was seeking Russian aid in combatting terrorism...

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Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

Now, Mueller once again finds himself in the midst of historic events: The Justice Department has named him special counsel to investigate potential coordination between Russian Federation and the Tru...

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Concerns persist over China's 'Silk Road' initiative

Britain, France and Germany were represented by finance or trade officials. President Donald Trump's administration dispatched top Asia policy maker Matthew Pottinger to attend the summit. Mr Xi ple...

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Decades After Bofors, Indian Army Gets First Artillery Guns From US

Decades After Bofors, Indian Army Gets First Artillery Guns From US

The arrival of the M-777 guns comes soon after the government also inked a Rs 4,366-crore contract with engineering conglomerate L&T for the supply of 100 self-propelled howitzers in collaboration wit...

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Amash: Grounds for Impeachment if Comey's Trump Memo Is True

Prices of bonds, regarded as a safe haven in times of market turbulence, rallied. Ryan's comments after a closed-door meeting of House Republicans came as lawmakers grappled with a series of damagin...

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Ferry between Russia and North Korea starts regular service

North Korean ferry Man Gyong Bong-92 anchors at the central pier of the Niigata port, 250 kilometres (155 miles) north of Tokyo, 04 September 2003. The company owns RosKor, the ferry's operator. The s...

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United States holds back-channel talks with North Korea

The regime's official news agency said Sunday that he was being held for "hostile acts against the country", although more detail about the alleged acts was not provided by North Korean authorities. A...

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EU lawmakers seek action over rights, rule of law in Hungary

EU lawmakers seek action over rights, rule of law in Hungary

The European Union's rule of unanimity means the nationalist-minded government of Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán is unlikely to be stripped of its voting rights as its ally Poland could veto su...

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Warriors leave home up 2-0

Warriors leave home up 2-0

You can't sugarcoat it or say 'If we had just made a couple shots we'd have been right there.' That's pretty lame. Klay Thompson, still struggling to find his steady shooting touch, had 11 points, s...

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China's Xi outlines plans for wide co-operation in trade plan

Beijing is seeking to cement its trade relations in Asia, Africa, and Europe through the summit, but some fear that these new Silk Roads serve the interests of Chinese exporters above all. China is o...

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Lib Dems expected to make second European Union referendum key manifesto plank

Lib Dems expected to make second European Union referendum key manifesto plank

Though Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has in the past been a strong supporter of anti-caste discrimination legislation, it was not included in the party's manifesto. The Liberal Democrats have put fo...

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Man holding human head stabs store clerk; mother found dead

The clerk is expected to survive, according to the report . The employee's co-workers tackled the attacker to the ground while waiting for police. When the police arrived on the scene at the Harv...

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