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Supporters of presidential system claim victory in Turkish referendum

Supporters of presidential system claim victory in Turkish referendum

Chancellor Angela Merkel has said she respects the right of Turkish people to make decisions on their country's constitution and called for political dialogue to address European concerns over tra...

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Philadelphia schools on lock-down after reported sightings of Facebook killer

This story has been corrected to show the name of the victim is Robert Godwin Sr., not Goodwin. "We hope and pray that he is arrested as soon as possible, and we hope and pray for a resolution quick...

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Army says 1 dead, 2 injured in helicopter crash

Gen. Bradley Becker, commander of the Army Military District of Washington . A spokesman for the Maryland State Police, Greg Shipley, said the department dispatched two helicopters to the scene, bu...

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No peace in Syria until regime change, USA ambassador to United Nations says

He said Western allegations that Assad's regime was behind a chemical weapons attack last week were "baseless" and suggested it was carried out by rebel groups to influence global public opinion. A Wh...

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Former South African President, Mbeki Calls On MPs To Vote Against Zuma

Former South African President, Mbeki Calls On MPs To Vote Against Zuma

As part of his birthday celebrations, Zuma will join the ruling African National Congress (ANC) for a celebration rally on Wednesday afternoon in Soweto, southwest of Johannesburg . Zuma's critics ha...

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North Korea's missile launch threatens whole world, South Korea says

North Korea's missile launch threatens whole world, South Korea says

President Donald Trump has labeled North Korea a "problem" country that will be dealt with through a broad, and vague, set of options. U.S. Vice President Mike Pence said Sunday that North Korea's "...

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Arkansas Pushes To Carry Out Executions, Fighting Court Rulings And The Clock

Davis and Bruce Ward were set to be executed Monday night and had been granted stays by the state Supreme Court. There were two rulings - in the first, the Arkansas Supreme Court stayed the ex...

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A look at key moments in life of S. Korea's ex- leader

A second top South Korean business leader has been swept up in a far-reaching political corruption scandal that has gripped the country. Park is also accused of offering policy favours to top busine...

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Watch Trump Give Bannon And Kushner The 'Apprentice' Treatment On SNL

Watch Trump Give Bannon And Kushner The 'Apprentice' Treatment On SNL

After recalling his first 100 days with Vice President Mike Pence (Beck Bennett), Trump calls in Bannon and "my little Kush-ball". Pence's list started and ended with 'Nominated Neil Gorsuch, ' befo...

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U.S. attack on Syria was an irresponsible, unilateral act

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani suggested on Saturday that an worldwide fact-finding committee should be formed to probe the allegations of chemical weapons attack in Syria. Those travel orders have ...

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Trump calls Erdoğan to congratulate him on referendum victory

Trump calls Erdoğan to congratulate him on referendum victory

The ballot count now has the yes vote ahead with 51.4 percent of the votes and the no side claiming 48.6 percent. Opposition parties called for the vote to be annulled because of a series of irreg...

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Russia vetos UN resolution on Syria attack

Russia vetos UN resolution on Syria attack

Let's take a close look now at relations between the US and Russian Federation, beginning with a two-hour meeting at the Kremlin. While there was a "low level of trust" between the countries, Mr Til...

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US intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military and chemical experts

US intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military and chemical experts

White House spokesman Sean Spicer on Wednesday said that the president was not ruling out another attack on Syrian government installations if Assad continued to use chemical weapons against civilians...

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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

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

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

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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