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Ecuador socialist wins presidency, rival alleges fraud

Ecuador's President Rafael Correa , right, bites into a birthday a cake during the Change of Guard Ceremony in Quito , Ecuador, Monday, April 3, 2017. However, many on the opposing side, including ...

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Pence arrives in South Korea to start Asia trip

Sinpo, where the Sunday launch took place, is the site of a North Korean submarine base and where the North has tested a submarine-launched ballistic missile it is developing. After a two-month policy...

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Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

Nearly half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

Federal police members ride in the back of a vehicle during clashes between Iraqi forces and Islamic State militants, in Mosul , March 25, 2017. Its fighters have pulled civilians into the conflict b...

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'I'd like to think' Russian Federation didn't know about Syrian chemical attack

That candid assessment by America's top diplomat reflected the former Cold War foes' inability to forge greater cooperation, as President Donald Trump until recently has advocated. The news conference...

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Arkansas fights on multiple legal fronts to begin executions

In a victory for the state Sunday, a federal judge in western Arkansas denied a stay request by Davis. Lawyers for the Arkansas attorney general's office worked feverishly on Saturday in an attempt ...

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China not currency manipulator: US report

Instead, the administration's first twice-yearly currency review singled out China and five other countries as needing to be monitored for their currency practices. China has purchased hardly any Ame...

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Boris Johnson urges Russia: 'Stop acting as lifeline for Assad'

Speaking after several hours of talks with visiting U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, he said Russian Federation has no intention to "shield anyone". US launches missiles against SyriaThe agend...

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United States weighs options after North Korea missile test

China is urging a return to negotiations over North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons after Vice President Mike Pence warned that the US has lost its patience with the regime. The demilitarized zone ...

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Let us strive to be more like Jesus - Senator Oluremi Tinubu

These people are missing out because Easter is so much more than a tradition; it is the power of God unto salvation and could be the beginning of that something new that so many are longing for. You k...

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Islamic State launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

Iraqi forces also announced on Saturday killing senior chief of Islamic State. Isis, or Daesh as it is denigrated in Arabic, is infamous for its brutal interpretation of Islamic law, which has resul...

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BJP slams Congress for blocking OBC bill

The Prime Minister told party workers to stick to "positive approach". Nancy Gondaliya rushed towards the Prime Minister's vehicle when thousands of people were waiting on both sides of the road to ...

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U.S. 'Era Of Patience' With North Korea Is Over - VP Pence

The United States , its allies and China are working together on a range of responses to North Korea's latest failed ballistic missile test, Trump's national security adviser said on Sunday, citing...

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Turkey vote falls short of standards

Tezcan said it was not possible for authorities to determine how many ballot papers may have been irregularly cast. Deputy Prime Minister Mehmet Simsek said there would be no early elections followi...

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Emma Morano, world's oldest person, has died at 117

Born on November 29, 1899, she was 117 years old . Emma Morano, like all of the world's oldest people, had her own beliefs and habits that she attributed to her unconventionally long life. In an in...

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Erdogan Wins Turkey Referendum, Opposition Kicks

Supporters are streaming into the governing AK party's headquarters here in Ankara , vehicle horns and campaign songs blaring - they are convinced the "Yes" side has won and that President Erdogan no...

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Pak extends felicitations to Turkey on outcome of referendum

The "Yes" campaign to give Turkish President expanded powers won with 51.3 percent of the vote a tightly-contested referendum although the "No" camp had closed the gap, according to initial results. T...

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Turkish opposition urges board to cancel referendum result

For an excellent run-down of what the reforms will do, see JD Mussel at Fruits and Votes: Turkey referendum: Latin Americanization on the road to autocracy which has a detailed run-down of what wi...

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Turkey referendum: Early results indicate support for Erdogan

Numerous votes are coming from the Turks residing overseas in Germany, reportedly at 1.6 million. The opposition were particularly incensed by a decision by the Supreme Election Board (YSK) to allow...

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Three die as Turkey votes in historic referendum

Results show 51.21% of Turks are in favor of giving Erdogan more power and 48.79% are opposed. An ocean of supporters braved the pouring rain as Prime Minister Binali Yildirim first delivered a mess...

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Mike Pence tells Koreans: 'Our resolve has never been stronger'

Military officials in South Korea said the test of an unidentified missile carried out on Sunday had failed. In February 2012, the United States and North Korea announced an agreement in which the...

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April The Giraffe's Baby 'Very Independent,' Zoo Owner Says

April The Giraffe's Baby 'Very Independent,' Zoo Owner Says

The weight of the newborn is unknown, but a calf at birth is usually about 6 feet tall and weighs a whopping 100 to 150 pounds. A large viewing audience watched April's labour on the Adventure Par...

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North Korean Medium-Range Missile Test Fails

Its national airline, Air China, has canceled some flights to the North Korean capital, Pyongyang, due to poor demand but it has not suspended all flights there, it said on Friday. Last week, he said ...

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North Korea Fails Attempted Missile Launch

Mr Trump has accused North Korea of "looking for trouble" and recently ordered aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and several war ships to the area to highlight American concern. Its national airline,...

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Five people dead after plane crashes near Lidl supermarket in Portugal

Five people dead after plane crashes near Lidl supermarket in Portugal

The passengers and pilot are all French, El Mundo reports. Fire and smokes were seen rising on the scene after the plane crashed into a truck. The aircraft had only just taken off from Tires airfi...

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Egypt's parliament approves 3-month state of emergency

The ministry said Tawadros was unharmed, and a church official said he left before the explosion. Outside of St. Joseph Roman Catholic Church in Cairo's central downtown area, a military tank is s...

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North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

North Korea may be capable of sarin-loaded missiles

His warning came amid looming concern about another missile or nuclear test by the communist country, reported Nikkei Asian Review. Without providing specifics, US officials told NBC News that w...

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U.S. and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

U.S. and Russian Federation struggle to overcome rifts in Moscow

He said there was a "low level of trust" between the nations and "the world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship". Details of the meeting were not released. He also...

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North Korea's missile launch: What we know

A North Korean missile exploded during launch Sunday from the country's east coast, USA and South Korean officials said , a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful US aircraft carrier approache...

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North Korea shows of new intercontinental ballistic missiles

War rhetoric has intensified and tensions have mounted between the US and North Korea in the past few days as Pyongyang readies for yet another nuclear weapons test and the Trump administration awaits...

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Pence Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Launch A 'Provocation'

Pence Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Launch A 'Provocation'

In a joint appearance, Pence said North Korea should mind the actions and intent of the president. "But the era of strategic patience is over", Pence said. A White House foreign policy adviser tra...

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