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Trudeau says Canada 'was born' at French battle as he marks centenary

Dragoons - took part in the Battle of Vimy Ridge . Staff from the Halifax Citadel will make presentations throughout the weekend on the Battle of Vimy Ridge, which was the first time all four divis...

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for U.S. runners

Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for U.S. runners

A pair of Kenyans swept the 2017 Boston Marathon on Monday for the first time since 2012. Rose Chelimo of Bahrain was runner-up, 59 seconds back, and American Jordan Hasay was another 9 seconds behi...

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Trump warns North Korea, 'Gotta behave'

Trump warns North Korea, 'Gotta behave'

He repeated US President Donald Trump's warning that the US would act without China if necessary. Past administrations, though, have failed to stop, let alone slow down, North Korea's nuclear progra...

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No stiff upper lip: Prince Harry describes mental problems

Prince Harry has revealed that he sought counselling after spending nearly two decades "not thinking" about the death of his mother, Diana, the Princess of Wales, the media reported. WATCH: Prince Har...

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US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

US keeps Taiwan on currency monitoring list

Mr Trump's administration was also said to be "very close" to filling three vacancies on the Fed's board. Just days ago, Trump declined to label China a currency manipulator something he previo...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win: Turkish media

Trump congratulates Erdogan on referendum win: Turkish media

Erdogan declared a narrow victory in the vote, which marked the biggest overhaul of modern Turkish politics. Turkey's main opposition party on Monday urged the country's electoral board to cancel t...

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UK Police arrest Vijay Mallya in London

UK Police arrest Vijay Mallya in London

Last month, setting in motion the process of extradition of Mallya, the British government had certified India's request and sent it to a district judge for further action. Mallya faces several arrest...

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Trump hopes US, Russia can get along amid tensions

But Syria gave a murky account of what happened, denying its planes were in the air at the time of the dawn attack, claiming it carried out its first strike that day five hours later, hitting the al...

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Spicer: China could be doing a lot more to stop North Korea

Pence also reinstated the role of China in resolving the North Korean issue, citing one-on-one talks between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping held from April 6 and 7 in Florida. The fear of deva...

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Historic joint World Cup bid from USA, Canada and Mexico

The 2026 tournament will be the first to feature an expanded 48-nation field and the proposal will see the U.S. host 60 games, with 10 each in Canada and Mexico . The World Cup has taken place in ...

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Mexico says fugitive ex-Gov. Duarte detained in Guatemala

Elected as governor in 2010, Duarte presided over a sharp deterioration in security in the state, punctuated by the discovery of mass graves and a spate of killings of journalists during his watch. Du...

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PM Modi meets kin of Paika Rebellion freedom fighters

The two-day party conclave - which had started with Prime Minister's high-optics roadshow - ended with a strong message from him: "There is no room for complacency after victory". However, Prime Minis...

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Thousands fill St Peter's Square to hear Pope Francis celebrate Easter Mass

Thousands fill St Peter's Square to hear Pope Francis celebrate Easter Mass

On April 15 a bomb attack struck buses that were transporting evacuees to safety from risky Syrian towns, reports BBC News . Pope Francis's Easter sermon was marked by an increase in security Sun...

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Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

Trump, GOP face referendum in Georgia; Dems aim for upset

Five Democrats will appear on the ballot, but Ossoff is the GOP's greatest threat. "It's really easy for Ossoff to run against the shadow of Trump, the specter of Trump, this bogeyman - because ther...

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Canadian lawmakers call for legalizing recreational marijuana

Canada's Liberal Party introduced legislation Thursday to allow adults to possess up to 30 grams of marijuana in public, USA Today reported. "It's gonna become more available for everyone, and t...

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N Korea 'attempts to launch missile but fails': USPACOM

Army, and on the way here, we actually saw some of the terrain my father fought alongside Korean forces to help earn your freedom", Pence said. Pence spent nearly no time speaking directly about the...

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USA insurer FGL terminates Anbang deal

A year ago, a group led by Anbang withdrew a $14 billion takeover for Starwood Hotels and Resorts Worldwide, citing "various market considerations". Last month, Kushner Companies, the real estate fi...

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Justice Department cites Baltimore police reform 'concerns'

Justice Department cites Baltimore police reform 'concerns'

The Justice Department initially wanted the judge to postpone the hearing. The agreement was supported by the police chief, the mayor and, judging from testimony at a federal court hearing last week, ...

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Tax Day And Health Insurance Under Trump

Political hay has always been made over personal travel by presidents. Republicans contend that the Affordable Care Act, or ACA, is beyond fix, but their "repeal and replace" slogan hasn't been easy...

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Austrian FM says EU-Turkey cooperation to get more difficult after referendum

Austrian FM says EU-Turkey cooperation to get more difficult after referendum

Opposition groups have vowed to challenge the outcome, as results indicated the narrowest of victories for the "yes" campaign. The result is expected to have a huge effect on the country's long-term...

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U.S. Commerce Secretary: Eager to boost trade relations with Japan

U.S. Commerce Secretary: Eager to boost trade relations with Japan

With the China-excluding pact, inked previous year as part of an effort toward high-level trade liberalization, now adrift after America's exit, Japan has stepped up to take the lead in making sure th...

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N Korea flaunts long-range missiles in parade

N Korea flaunts long-range missiles in parade

Also on Friday, North Korea's vice foreign minister said that Trump's tweets he recently tweeted, for example, that the North is "looking for trouble" have inflamed tensions. Washington and Seoul de...

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Prices for 700 medicines fixed to ensure people not fleeced: Modi

Narendra Modi said the multispeciality hospital will benefit many poor people. The Prime Minister said Surat has made a mark in the diamond industry but there is now need to look at the entire g...

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon titles, but Americans make progress

The top three podium finishers for the women's race all have one thing in common: this was their Boston Marathon debut race. Jordan Hasay, also of the Oregon Project, was third in the women's rac...

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Theresa May urged to call for Saudi juveniles' release during visit

Theresa May urged to call for Saudi juveniles' release during visit

The UK is also in the early stages of trying to agree a post-Brexit free trade deal with the six countries of the Gulf Cooperation Council, including Saudi Arabia. May also promised to support the peo...

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As tensions mount, North Korea celebrates founder Kim Il Sung's birthday

As tensions mount, North Korea celebrates founder Kim Il Sung's birthday

It has been reported that Beijing has deployed a 150,000-strong ground troop at the North Korean border. "Nonetheless, no actions from North Korea today is a good sign that tensions may ease off sligh...

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Sean Spicer: Hitler Comment 'Inexcusable and Reprehensible'

Spicer is taking steps to apologize and clear up his inaccurate comments". "Frankly, I mistakenly made an inappropriate and insensitive reference to the Holocaust, for which there is no comparison",...

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As Pence Visits, Tensions Rise On The Korean Peninsula

North Korea test-fired a medium-range ballistic missile that blew up nearly immediately. Kim stressed that US-South Korean military exercises being staged now are the largest-ever "aggressive war dr...

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Erdogan tells OSCE to 'know your place' after vote criticism

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". "What is ne...

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Pence, headed to Japan, turns focus to trade

But he said Trump will not broadcast any plans in advance. "But all options are on the table". Get the inside story on the threat, and how the nation should defense itself, in "A Nation Forsaken". S...

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