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Christians as bellwether in Egypt's anti-terror campaign

The Minya Coptic Orthodox Diocese said on Tuesday that celebrations would only be limited to the liturgical prayers "without any festive manifestations". George's Church before detonating his suicid...

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North Korea Russia warns US against unilateral strike

North Korea Russia warns US against unilateral strike

Mr Pence's visit, full of Cold War symbolism, comes amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. Pence's trip to the flashpoint frontier underscored the US' shifting pol...

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India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

India stands totally exposed on issue of terror financing in Pakistan: FO

Condemning the Pakistan military court's move of giving death sentence to former Indian naval officer Kulbhushan Jadhav, the government on yesterday said Islamabad's belligerent behaviour is not accep...

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Jimmy Fallon Returns to His 'SNL' Roots for Jared Kushner Parody

Baldwin's Trump ruminate on his first 100 days in office and his accomplishments. Baldwin, however, corrected him by saying: "Have you seen my tweets about North Korea?" "I'm so sad that my presiden...

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Gibraltar chief calls Tusk 'cuckolded husband' over backing Spain's stance on Brexit

Gibraltar chief calls Tusk 'cuckolded husband' over backing Spain's stance on Brexit

In a series of television interviews , Lord Howard repeatedly compared the situation to the Argentine invasion of the Falkland Islands which led to war with the UK. Labour's shadow foreign secretar...

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Pro-Trump, anti-Trump rallies clash in Berkeley, California

A couple people were injured, Berkeley Police spokesman Byron White told CNN . At 11 a.m., the group 2 Million Bikers will stage their motorcycles at 60 Codornices Road before going to the pro-Trum...

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Iran Says It Will Seek 'No One's Permission' to Build Up Military

Iran Says It Will Seek 'No One's Permission' to Build Up Military

The former hardline president, Ahmadinejad, was a two-term president for 8 years, before President Rouhani took the office in 2013 election. Raisi reached out to moderates as well as hard-liners. "H...

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Manhunt expanded for suspect in Facebook video killing

Manhunt expanded for suspect in Facebook video killing

Officials in the OH city said they were looking for Steve Stephens in connection with the one confirmed killing but had found no evidence to support what police said was a claim he made in the vid...

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Pence makes first trip to Asia as tension mounts with North Korea

Pence makes first trip to Asia as tension mounts with North Korea

US Vice President Mike Pence has arrived in South Korea at the start of a 10-day trip to Asia that comes amid turmoil along the Korean Peninsula over North Korea's threats to advance its growing nucle...

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North Korea Decides Against Starting World War III, At Least Today

North Korea's military forces were massed in Pyongyang today for a show of strength by leader Kim Jong-Un after declaring they are ready for war. A North Korean medium-range missile exploded seconds...

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Turkey begins voting on increased presidential power

Turkey begins voting on increased presidential power

Referring to the military coups which marred Turkish politics for decades, including a failed coup attempt in last July, Erdogan said Turkey changed its governmental system through civilian means fo...

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Lavrov cautions United States on North Korea

The American official will head to Japan on Tuesday, the second stop on a four-nation tour. On Monday, Vice President Mike Pence confirmed that the recent USA bombings of Syria and Afghanistan were ...

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Syria's president Bashar al- Assad is an 'arch-terrorist', says Boris Johnson

U.S. retail sales dropped more than expected in March while annual core inflation slowed to 2.0 per cent, the smallest advance since November 2015, from 2.2 per cent in February, data showed on Friday...

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Lavrov cautions United States on NKorea moves

The US, which stations 28,500 troops in South Korea, would "defeat any attack and we will meet any use of conventional or nuclear weapons with an overwhelming and effective response". U.S. Vice Presid...

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USA claim missiles took out '20%' of Syrian aircraft

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson took a more nuanced view, asserting that Assad had undermined his legitimacy as a leader but declaring that defeating Islamic State remains the top US goal in Syria....

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Japan, China remain on United States 'monitoring list' for currency

Garrett concluded that the commonly seen headlines in US media about the Chinese economy were usually "profoundly misleading about the win-win nature of the relations between the United States and ...

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Trump attends Easter service at Episcopal church

A breakdown of Trump's Mar-a-Lago related expenses shows that security costs alone are nearly $4 million. "He should demonstrate as a good American citizen that he pays his taxes", says Inez Andrews...

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Pence On North Korea: 'Era Of Strategic Patience Is Over'

He repeated President Donald Trump's warning that the US would act without China if necessary. The Vice President added that the US would protect South Korea and pressure the North to abandon its nucl...

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Senate approves Trump nominee to Supreme Court in 54-45 vote

Senate approves Trump nominee to Supreme Court in 54-45 vote

President Donald Trump says in a statement that Gorsuch's "judicial temperament, exceptional intellect, unparalleled integrity, and record of independence" will make him "the flawless choice" to serve...

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Stockholm truck attack suspect 'admits to terror crime'

An executive with the streaming service Spotify was among the four people killed in a truck attack in Stockholm on Friday. At least four people died and more than a dozen others were injured, includ...

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VP Pence says "era of strategic patience is over" with North Korea

He told reporters that President Trump was hopeful China would use its "extraordinary levers" to pressure Pyongyang to abandon its weapons programme, a day after North Korea attempted another miss...

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Suspect in Wash. mall shooting found dead in cell

Suspect in Wash. mall shooting found dead in cell

Arcan Cetin, 20, was discovered hanging in the Snohomish County Jail about 9 p.m. Sunday, said Rosemary Kaholokula, chief criminal deputy prosecutor for Skagit County. During interviews with police, C...

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United States and its allies considering options after North Korea's 'provocative' missile launch

Pence also said "the better path" for China is to deal with the North, which, he argued, made "such defensive measures necessarily". "North Korea would do well not to test his resolve - or the str...

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Assange appears safe from eviction, taunts Ecuador poll loser

Moreno is set to continue and expand social programs introduced under outgoing President Rafael Correa , for whom Lenin served as vice president from 2007 to 2013, before working as the United Nation...

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Gaza blames Ramallah for power station shutdown

Gaza blames Ramallah for power station shutdown

The only functioning power plant in the Palestinian territory is out of action after running out of fuel. The local energy authority said it had no option but to shut the plant down due to unpaid bi...

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Trump supporters, protesters clash in Berkeley, California

Trump supporters, protesters clash in Berkeley, California

The Chronicle reported that several liberal groups long-planned to disrupt the pro-Trump rally with the intent to shut it down. The crowd quickly grew to more than 200 people, with anti-Trump prot...

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Ousted South Korean President Park Geun-hye Is Formally Indicted

The prosecution indicted former President Park Geun-hye on April 17 on charges including bribery and abuse of power, concluding a six-month probe into the corruption scandal that forced her out of off...

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United to change its policy on police

United to change its policy on police

Dr. David Dao was forcibly removed from a full flight after refusing to relinquish his seat. Mr Munoz said the company would no longer use law enforcement officers to remove passengers from overbo...

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Turkey's president Recep Erdogan wins referendum to greatly expand powers

Turkey's president Recep Erdogan wins referendum to greatly expand powers

As Mr Erdogan's supporters celebrated on the streets of Istanbul with fireworks, the Republican People's Party said "illegal acts" were carried out in favour of the government in the referendum. " T...

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Samsung predicting second-highest operating profits ever for Q1, 2017

The first-quarter operating profit was above the market's earlier estimate of 9.43 trillion won, compiled by Yonhap Infomax, the financial news arm of Yonhap news agency. Problems began previous y...

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