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Bank of England pressured banks to rig Libor, secret BBC tape reveals

Bank of England pressured banks to rig Libor, secret BBC tape reveals

The BBC's investigative news program Panorama has unearthed a recorded telephone call from Mark Dearlove , a senior manager at United Kingdom bank Barclays, instructing a subordinate, Peter John...

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Pence in South Korea pledges support after North Korea 'provocation'

Pence in South Korea pledges support after North Korea 'provocation'

The US Navy this month struck a Syrian airfield with 59 Tomahawk missiles. But the United States hopes not to use military force. North Korea's KCNA news agency on Monday carried a letter from lea...

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UCLA's Meb Keflezighi takes 13th in Boston - his final marathon

Kirui finished with a time of 2:09:37, edging out American Galen Rupp, for his first Boston Marathon victory. Keflezighi, who plans to retire from racing after this year's NY marathon , stopped...

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Leftist candidate declared victor in Ecuador's presidential race

Leftist candidate declared victor in Ecuador's presidential race

However, after a fraught and drawn-out contest, victory appears to have been handed to Lenin Moreno, the successor to outgoing president (and Assange ally) Rafael Correa . But other analysts say Lass...

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South Africa credit rating: junk status sends rand tumbling

The protests are also fueled by long-running concerns over corruption in the Zuma administration, following the use of state funds to expand the president's private homestead. The speaker of parliamen...

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Narendra Modi's roadshow sets the tone for BJP's poll campaign in Gujarat

Narendra Modi's roadshow sets the tone for BJP's poll campaign in Gujarat

The Congress leader further said the Prime Minister had visited the State many times and each time the people of the State expected a lot from the Prime Minister but he had disappointed them every tim...

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Hundreds Bid For US-Mexico Wall Amid Political Complications

Hundreds Bid For US-Mexico Wall Amid Political Complications

As NPR's Richard Gonzales reports , the CBP plans to announce the finalists for the contract in June, at which point the companies still in the running would be expected to build a prototype roughly...

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North Korean soldiers face death penalty after leader joke

Choe said President Donald Trump was guilty of "creating a war situation" on the Korean Peninsula by dispatching United States forces to the region. Recently North Korea condemned the US strike on a...

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Pence stresses 'era of strategic patience' over as he visits Korean DMZ

Pence stresses 'era of strategic patience' over as he visits Korean DMZ

He says the Trump administration hopes their clarity will be received in North Korea, adding the USA and its allies will achieve its objectives through "peaceable means or ultimately by whatever means...

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Sessions makes case for increased criminal prosecutions of migrants at U.S. border

Sessions makes case for increased criminal prosecutions of migrants at U.S. border

The administration's most vocal advocate for tougher border enforcement measures, Sessions' trip to the region comes as the Department of Homeland Security recorded a 40% decline in illegal crossings ...

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Annual Murfreesboro Easter Egg Hunt a joy for all

Annual Murfreesboro Easter Egg Hunt a joy for all

The crowd was a little smaller than the previous year, about 250 people showed up as the rain started pouring down, but when the siren blew, the children and their parents were off like a bolt of ligh...

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Russian Federation warns U.S. against unilateral strike on N Korea

Russian Federation warns U.S. against unilateral strike on N Korea

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said: "If a war occurs, the result is a situation in which everybody loses and there can be no victor". But Pence expressed impatience with the unwillingness of the No...

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Facebook murder suspect could be an... 9:42 am Monday

Facebook murder suspect could be an... 9:42 am Monday

The hunt for Stephens had been widened to include the states of Pennsylvania, New York, Indiana and MI. Erie is about 100 miles east of Cleveland. "We know that Steve is still out there", said Cle...

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Leicester sports scientist sent to stands at Atletico is charged by UEFA

Leicester sports scientist sent to stands at Atletico is charged by UEFA

They welcome the LaLiga side to the King Power Stadium on Tuesday aiming to avenge their controversial defeat in Spain after Antoine Griezmann's dubious penalty victor. Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson ...

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Leicester City ponders Wes Morgan's fitness for Atletico clash

Leicester City ponders Wes Morgan's fitness for Atletico clash

Leicester looked on course to complete the ideal warm-up when Robert Huth - who is suspended tomorrow - headed home from Christian Fuchs' long-throw and Jamie Vardy struck a superb second. Manager Cr...

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Amnesty International releases report on global executions in 2016

Amnesty International releases report on global executions in 2016

The United States carried out 20 death sentences a year ago, the lowest number since 1991, and the number of people sentenced to die dropped to the lowest since 1973. In 55 countries around the ...

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No more patience with N.Korea, says United States vice president

No more patience with N.Korea, says United States vice president

Vice President Mike Pence shakes hands with South Korean President and Prime Minister Hwang Kyo-ahn in Seoul , South Korea, Apr. 17, 2017. USA vice president Mike Pence used an address to Ameri...

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Syria strikes: Russia sends warship to region amid feud with US

This is the second time Johnson has delayed his trip to Moscow, the first time was last month when he postponed the trip to attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting. The US ambassador to ...

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Britain Blames Russia For Syria Deaths

Fallon wrote that the Russian president was responsible "by proxy" for the chemical attack, as the "principal backer" of Syrian President Bashar Al-Assad's regime. forces again, and the US-led offensi...

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WashPo, NYT Win Pulitzer Prizes for Coverage of Trump, Putin

WashPo, NYT Win Pulitzer Prizes for Coverage of Trump, Putin

For courageous reporting, performed in the face of powerful opposition, to expose the flood of opioids flowing into depressed West Virginia counties with the highest overdose death rates in the countr...

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China denies any political motive as North Korea suspends flights

China denies any political motive as North Korea suspends flights

Pence and South Korean acting president Hwang Kyo-ahn, speaking a day after a failed missile test by the North and two days after a huge display of missiles in Pyongyang, also said they would streng...

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Pence warns N.Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Pence warns N.Korea 'era of strategic patience is over'

Mr Trump wrote on Twitter on Sunday that China was working with the U.S. on "the North Korea problem". Pence's words echo those of US National Security Adviser H.R. Most US dignitaries go even close...

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North Korean test missile explodes during launch

Pence is set to arrive Sunday in South Korea as President Donald Trump vows that Kim Jong Un's government is a "problem" that will be "taken care of". That missile flew about 60 km (40 miles) but what...

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Russia says hopes US will not act unilaterally against North Korea

Russia says hopes US will not act unilaterally against North Korea

Mr Pence, who has called the North's failed missile test a day earlier "a provocation", said the U.S. and its allies will achieve its objectives through "peaceable means or ultimately by whatever mean...

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Mixed reactions greet Trump's new attitudes on Russia, China

Mixed reactions greet Trump's new attitudes on Russia, China

Both China and Russian Federation both seem to be aiming deter the U.S. military in the tension rising region. McMaster said the launch "fits a pattern of provocative and destabilizing and threate...

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North Korea's military parade: What we didn't see

The high-profile failure came as the North tried to showcase its nuclear and missile capabilities around the birth anniversary of the North's late founder and as a USA aircraft carrier neared the Kore...

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Japan's Shinzo Abe tells North Korea to stop with the provocation

Japan's Shinzo Abe tells North Korea to stop with the provocation

A North Korean missile exploded during launch on Sunday, U.S. and South Korean officials said, a high-profile failure that comes as a powerful U.S. aircraft supercarrier approaches the Korean Penins...

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S Korea warns of punitive action over N Korea's future missile launch

S Korea warns of punitive action over N Korea's future missile launch

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence visits at the border village of Panmunjom which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. Sunday's comments appear to b...

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Bombardment in Iraq's Mosul takes heavy toll on civilians

Bombardment in Iraq's Mosul takes heavy toll on civilians

After months of fighting for Iraq's second largest city, government forces liberated eastern Mosul on January 24, including key landmarks such as Mosul University. On March 17, a suspected coalition a...

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North Korea: Mike Pence in Seoul to reaffirm support to Asia allies

North Korea: Mike Pence in Seoul to reaffirm support to Asia allies

On Saturday, the North Korean regime gave a huge show of strength with a parade of military hardware feared to have featured a new type of intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). In April of that y...

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