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UK scientists - samples from Syrian attack test positive for sarin

The report comes one day after Russian Federation vetoed a Western-backed U.N. Security Council resolution demanding a speedy probe into the Khan Sheikhoun attack. It is unclear how many stages are pl...

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Trump's White House Was Competent Enough to Stage the Easter Egg Roll

In hosting the egg roll - whistling races to start, standing at attention for the national anthem beside the Easter bunny - Trump fulfilled one of the first ceremonial duties of his young tenure, as d...

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'Shattered' Picks Through The Broken Pieces Of Hillary Clinton's Dream

The book says that Mrs Clinton was told by one of her advisors in early 2016 that Mr Trump could beat her to the presidency. "She doesn't seem to have done enough introspection", Tapper said of Cl...

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Strike kills 15, including 4 kids, in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Strike kills 15, including 4 kids, in Syria's Idlib: Monitor

Their comments came as Tillerson was making the Trump administration's first official trip this week to Russian Federation, a staunch Assad ally. "We're hopeful that we can prevent a continuation of...

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Turkish opposition challenges vote shifting powers to Erdogan

The official result will come in around 10 days when all votes have been counted. He added: "This country held the most democratic polls that have never been seen in any other country in the West". ...

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Fugitive Mexican ex-Gov. Javier Duarte detained in Guatemala

He was arrested at 8:00pm in the lobby of the Riviera de Atitlán hotel by the Guatemala national police in collaboration with that country's Interpol office, Mexico's Attorney General and Federal Poli...

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More congestion ahead if bridge tolls capped or eliminated: Metro mayors

She promised to freeze income taxes, double a renovation tax credit for those caring for seniors or loved ones with disabilities and provide a tax credit to BC Ferries users in ferry-dependent communi...

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White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win

White House: Trump congratulates Erdogan after disputed win

Millions of Turks braved the illiberal hysteria he whipped up and said "No" to him. That he won by such a slim majority is extraordinary given the terrifying, authoritarian efforts he put into shutt...

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Aleksandar Vucic elected as Serbian President in 1st round of polls

Preliminary data show that former ombudsman Sasa Jankovic ranked second with 13.12 percent of votes, followed by comedian and political activist Luka Maksimovic with 8.37 percent and former foreign ...

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Malcolm Turnbull heads to PNG, India

Modi also said that in a globalised world, challenges like terrorism and cyber crime extended beyond the boundaries of a region, and emphasised on the need for stability in the India-Pacific zone. Mod...

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Pence to North Korea: Don't test us

Seemingly unabashed after North Korea's warning last week of an imminent "thermonuclear war," Vice President Mike Pence once again engaged in saber-rattling against the country on a surprise visit...

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United States "patience" with N/Korea ends, says VP Pence

U.S. Vice President said Trump and Xi "reaffirmed their commitment to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula" and "committed to fully implement" UN Security Council resolutions while noting "urgency of the...

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Paul Manafort registers as foreign agent for work with Russian Federation

No charges have been filed as part of the investigation. Did I mention that we're talking about the former campaign chairman to the sitting president of the United States? "Vetting new hires is st...

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India, Australia ink six pacts

Following the exchange of agreements, Modi and Turnbull via video-conferencing jointly inaugurated the TERI-Deakin Nanobiotechology Centre (TDNBC) at TERI's Green Campus in Gurugram, Haryana. There ha...

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No more patience with N.Korea, says U.S. vice president

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

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Brazilian Daily Drops Corruption Bombs On Front Page

Brazilian Daily Drops Corruption Bombs On Front Page

Odebrecht paid so many big bribes to so many politicians, executives say, that they set up a company department to manage the money. According to former Odebrecht executive Marcio Faria, Temer too...

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Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela

Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela

The ban, which was imposed [VOA report] for alleged "administrative irregularities" during his time as the governor of Miranda and misuse of donations from the British and Polish embassies, would ba...

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Steve Stephens is in Pennsylvania, authorities say

Steve Stephens is in Pennsylvania, authorities say

The victim was identified as 74-year-old Robert Godwin, Sr. He had been collecting cans on his walk, and police believe he was randomly targeted. Cleveland police searching for the suspect who fat...

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Calls to annul Turkish referendum result

Calls to annul Turkish referendum result

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has dismissed concerns a referendum on constitutional amendments did not live up to global standards, telling voting monitors to "know your place". Returning in ...

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Turkey's Erdogan granted sweeping new powers

Turkey's Erdogan granted sweeping new powers

Garry Kasparov, the Russian chess champion and critic of President Vladimir Putin, noted that Erdogan's referendum has similarities with how Putin maneuvered himself into presidential power. The resul...

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Trump Repealed Federal Online Privacy Rules

Trump Repealed Federal Online Privacy Rules

Verizon does not sell personal web browsing histories and has no plans to do so but the company said it has two advertising programs that use "de-identified" customer browsing data, including one th...

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President Trump says North Korea has 'gotta behave'

Vice President Mike Pence and his family spent the Easter weekend in South Korea. "But the era of strategic patience is over", he declared. So when the medium-range missile test failed right after...

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Trump, Pence warn N. Korea to 'behave'

Appearing later with South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, the vice president pointed to Trump's recent military actions in Syria and Afghanistan as signs that the new administration would no...

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Chris Matthews, who said same thing in 2013, defends Spicer's Hitler remark

Chris Matthews, who said same thing in 2013, defends Spicer's Hitler remark

Spicer falsely stated that unlike Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, Hitler never stooped to using chemical weapons. In response to Spicer's remarks, Rea Carey, National LGBTQ Task Force executive di...

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Qatar, Philippines sign MoUs to bolster ties

Qatar, Philippines sign MoUs to bolster ties

China's expansionist policy in waters off its shores have also ensnared several other countries in territorial disputes, including Vietnam, Brunei, Taiwan and Malaysia in the South China Sea alone. ...

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Erdogan claims narrow victory in Turkish referendum despite opposition protests

Erdogan claims narrow victory in Turkish referendum despite opposition protests

If the opposition failed to support such a bill, he said another referendum could be held on reinstating the death penalty. Before the vote, critics had said creating a powerful presidency was an ...

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Syrian President Assad's allies say US attack crosses "red lines"

Russian Federation and Iran have provided Mr Assad with critical military support in his war against rebel groups fighting to topple him. The two leaders also called for an objective investigation int...

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IS death toll hits 94 after 'mother of bombs' dropped

The 30-foot-long, GPS-guided bomb is capable of destroying an area equivalent to nine city blocks. The office of President Ashraf Ghani said there was "close coordination" between the USA military a...

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Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Bayern faces tough task to beat Real Madrid at Bernabeu

Zinedine Zidane heaps praise on Isco after he sealed a brace with a 90th-minute match victor for Real Madrid at Gijon. Madrid was eventually eliminated 4-3 on aggregate after a 2-2 draw in Vigo. Th...

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Centenary commemorations for Canadians who gave lives for peace in Europe

The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry will also join their father at the event which is being staged at a memorial on the battlefield in northern France, near the town of Arras. Let us remember those...

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