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Stockholm attack: Suspect admits to committing a 'terrorist crime' in Swedish court

Stockholm attack: Suspect admits to committing a 'terrorist crime' in Swedish court

A British citizen and an 11-year-old girl were among those killed when a lorry mowed down pedestrians in a busy shopping district in the Swedish capital. "The two leaders agreed to maintain and streng...

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Flooding cuts off aid supplies, escape route from west Mosul

US-backed Iraqi forces are now battling IS militants in the more densely-populated western half of Mosul, with more than half of that area having been retaken. In Iraq, door-to-door fight between gove...

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Arkansas court halts 2 executions set for Monday night

It capped a chaotic day of legal wrangling in state and federal courts to clear the primary obstacles Arkansas faced to carrying out its first executions since 2005. But following Baker's decision, St...

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LSE CEO taking part in Saudi Arabia visit by British PM May

LSE CEO taking part in Saudi Arabia visit by British PM May

The Prime Minister's hair was showing as she landed in Riyadh, eschewing the country's conservative dress code which dictates women should wear full length robes and a headscarf. "And, yes, we will be...

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Samsung forecasts record Q1 earnings on upbeat chip sales

Samsung's reputation took a bigger hit as a result of a corruption scandal which has gripped the company and South Korea . "It was an assistance made following the president's request to promote cu...

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Manhunt for Cleveland Facebook Live killer

That being said, his current whereabouts remain unknown. There was no evidence Stephens had left Ohio, Williams said. Stephens is now on the run from authorities. That man has been identified as ...

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Former South Korea president indicted

Park was accused of taking a total of 59.2 billion won (52 million US dollars) in bribes both directly and indirectly from business conglomerates, called chaebol here, and their founding families. Par...

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Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort 'to register as foreign agent'

Jason Maloni said that Manafort consulted with federal authorities about the decision and will now take "appropriate steps in response to the guidance". But what does registering as a foreign agent...

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Syria war: U.S. 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

Rouhani called on Saturday for an impartial investigation of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria which killed at least 70 people, and he warned that the USA strikes in response risked esc...

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Trump to North Korean leader: 'Got to behave'

Trump to North Korean leader: 'Got to behave'

He said the National Security Council is collaborating with the Pentagon and the State Department, and intelligence agencies are working on providing options "and have them ready" for President Donald...

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Facebook murder: Police describe timeline of events, widen the manhunt

Police earlier Sunday had said that Stephens had broadcast it on Facebook Live. He was allegedly upset over a recent break-up with his girlfriend Joy Lane. Mr Godwin, a father of nine and grandfathe...

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Justice

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch as Justice

Gorsuch could end up serving for decades and Trump may gain more influence on the court - which has three of the current justices aged 78 and over. The expected confirmation would give a boost to Tr...

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Russia, Iran warn United States over strikes in Syria

Russia, Iran warn United States over strikes in Syria

But in interviews broadcast Sunday, Tillerson said he sees no reason for retaliation from Moscow because Russian Federation wasn't targeted. A very small percentage of the people have been slaughtered...

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San Bernardino shooting: 9-year-old victim getting better

San Bernardino shooting: 9-year-old victim getting better

On Monday, April 10 a gunman entered the North Park Elementary School in San Bernardino , fatally shooting his estranged wife and two North Park students, before turning the gun on himself. "I'm happ...

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North Korea's missile launch fail

North Korea's missile launch fail

South Korean analysts have said that the North might use the parade to showcase its strategic weapons, such as prototype intercontinental ballistic missiles. The official added that if the US shows an...

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United Airlines passenger taking legal action

United Airlines passenger taking legal action

Meanwhile, details emerged about the passenger, who was identified as 69-year-old Kentucky physician David Dao. "I have committed to our customers and our employees that we are going to fix what's bro...

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

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

Pence's visit to Northeast Asia comes at a time of heightened tensions over North Korea's defiant efforts to ultimately develop a nuclear tipped intercontinental ballistic missile capable of reach...

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Turnbull scraps 457 visa program

Turnbull scraps 457 visa program

The new visa will be limited to a two-year period and a second four-year visa will require a higher standard of English language. PRIME Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced he is scrapping the co...

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Trump appointee Gorsuch energetic in first United States high court arguments

Supreme Court nominee judge Neil Gorsuch is sworn in to testify at his Senate Judiciary Committee confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington on March 20, 2017. Last week Justices asked to he...

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Tough talks and tension for Tillerson in Moscow

Tough talks and tension for Tillerson in Moscow

Lavrov told Tillerson Moscow was hoping to understand Washington's "real intentions" and warned that the Kremlin considered it "fundamentally important" to prevent more "unlawful" United States strike...

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Reince Priebus tries to broker peace between Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner

Earlier in Trump's administration, news coverage focused on possible tension between Bannon and Priebus, the former chairman of the Republican National Committee. According to Axios , Trump might rel...

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'Fun'-filled time during Easter egg hunt

'Fun'-filled time during Easter egg hunt

The zoo scattered thousands of eggs in four age defining stations throughout the park. Organizers of the event say they hope to continue the Easter egg hunt for years to come. Her family was taking ...

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North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

North Korean envoy at United Nations warns of nuclear war possibility

Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the US dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S". Kim In Ryong told a news conference Monday ...

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68 children among dead in bomb attack on Syria evacuees

The death toll from a massive explosion that struck a convoy of evacuees on the outskirts of Syria's Aleppo city rose to 112, a British war monitor said on Sunday. People waiting in the Ramousah garag...

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US says notes concerns of European monitors in Turkey referendum

US says notes concerns of European monitors in Turkey referendum

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared victory in a contested referendum on constitutional changes that will significantly expand his powers. Worldwide election observers also delivered a sca...

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'Let our people go': SA chief rabbi calls for Zuma's resignation

Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle , in which Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan was sacked, will further discourage companies from investing in South Africa and could weaken "standards of governance and publi...

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North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea accuses US of creating situation for nuclear war

As the high-stakes standoff continues between the USA and North Korea, American Vice President Mike Pence has ratcheted up the pressure on Pyongyang, warning that that further nuclear or missile testi...

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Russian Federation vetoes Security Council resolution on alleged chemical attack in Syria

Russian Federation vetoes Security Council resolution on alleged chemical attack in Syria

Speaking amid a backdrop of USA investigations of Russian meddling in last year's presidential election, Lavrov also said Russia confirmed its willingness to dispel problems in relations with the ...

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Both Showtime and HBO to show Joshua-Klitschko fight

Showtime, the exclusive US television partner of Joshua, will televise the fight live at 4:15 p.m. ET, while HBO, the exclusive network for Klitschko, will televise the fight on World Championship Box...

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Forex - South African rand lower after ratings downgrade

The African National Congress acknowledged growing calls for Zuma to step down, admitting to "serious and hard disagreement" over the president's sacking of respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan ...

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