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Decision to drop huge bomb in Afghanistan purely tactical : U.S. general

Decision to drop huge bomb in Afghanistan purely tactical : U.S. general

The bomb's use has attracted enormous attention, but its aim in yesterday's attack was relatively mundane by military standards: destroy a tunnel and cave complex used by Islamic State fighters in a r...

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U.S. investigates possible Russian Federation role in Syria chemical attack

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered cruise missile strikes on a Syrian air base after he blamed Assad for the chemical attack, which killed at least 70 people, many of them children, in the Syrian tow...

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North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea is accusing United States of bringing the Korean Peninsula into "a risky situation in which a thermonuclear war may break out at any moment". But if they fail to do so, then the USA and it...

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British PM seeks early election on June 8

Despite repeatedly saying that she wouldn't call a new election following her ascension to the post of Prime Minister in July a year ago, the announcement came in the wake of several polls putting the...

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Islamic State seeking alliance with al Qaeda, Iraqi vice president says

When Daesh took over Mosul in June 2014, the city's Sudanese residents stayed. A map of Mosul shows areas of control as of March 16, 2017. Iraqi Federal Police forces "are engaged in hard, house-to-...

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Thousands of migrants rescued in 3 days in Mediterranean

Thousands of migrants rescued in 3 days in Mediterranean

Over 2,000 people were saved on Friday and 3,000 on Saturday, the Italian Coast Guard said . A migrant carries her baby on board a rigid-hulled inflatable boat (RHIB) of the Malta-based NGO Migrant...

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Supreme Court , including Gorsuch, to hear church-state case

Gorsuch showed his well-known, heavy focus on the text of statutes in order to judge cases before him. Gorsuch was an active, aggressive and somewhat long-winded questioner in his debut Monday at ...

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Death toll in bomb attack on Syrian refugee convoy rises

Death toll in bomb attack on Syrian refugee convoy rises

Buses carrying thousands of refugees stuck by roadside in rebel-held RashidinBEIRUT The death toll in a suicide car-bomb attack on buses carrying Syrians evacuated from two besieged governmentheld tow...

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Georgia Democrat Leads the Pack in Closely-Watched Special Primary

Trump blasted Ossoff on Twitter and said in a robocall that the Democrat would "raise your taxes, destroy your healthcare, and flood our country with illegal immigrants". Republicans probably wouldn't...

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North Korea fails missile launch as Pence lands in South Korea

Pyongyang is already under several sets of United Nations sanctions over its atomic and ballistic missile programs. North Korea says it is " not frightened ". South Korea has a spotty record of tr...

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Syria: 126 killed as bomb hits buses with evacuees, group says

Syria: 126 killed as bomb hits buses with evacuees, group says

The British-based Observatory said the delay was because rebel fighters from another town included in the deal, Zabadani near Damascus, had not yet been granted safe passage out. Pope Francis, in an E...

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Trump congratulates Erdogan after contentious win

Trump congratulates Erdogan after contentious win

The U.S. State Department has cited "observed irregularities" in the conduct of the vote, but White House spokesman Sean Spicer wouldn't be drawn into the debate, saying at a press briefing on Monda...

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Dancing with the Stars review: Simone Biles, Heather Morris go Disney

Dancing with the Stars review: Simone Biles, Heather Morris go Disney

Simone Biles and Sasha Farber set the bar high as they welcomed Auli'i Cravalho , aka the voice of Disney's Moana, as she accompanied their contemporary dance with a live presentation of the Osca...

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Twitter silent on anti-Trump account

Twitter silent on anti-Trump account

Following Trump's inauguration in January, anonymous Twitter feeds voicing concerns at more than a dozen USA government agencies appeared to challenge the president's views on climate change and o...

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White House Easter Egg Roll Pictures And Videos Show Trump's Holiday Event

Melania Trump frequently joins the president on his weekend visits to their Florida estate, and has been directly involved in White House arrangements in anticipation of her move, a senior White House...

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Heavy security in Kashmir as separatists call shutdown

Kashmiri protestors clash with Indian security forces near a polling station in Srinagar on April 9, 2017. The Election Commission on Monday deferred the election in the Anantnag parliamentary const...

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Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry look to recover from latest slow start

Toronto Raptors, Kyle Lowry look to recover from latest slow start

Ibaka's jump shot with 7:49 left in the 4th quarter was the first points made for Toronto . He had a game-high 28 points on 72.2 percent shooting and didn't seem fazed by whoever the Raptors threw on...

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Work to reinforce image of Army

Work to reinforce image of Army

Admitting that situation in Kashmir valley was deteriorating, they said the authorities were apprehensive that this summer too will be "hot" like past year when mass scale protests marred the state fo...

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S Korea's ousted leader Park and Lotte chief charged with bribery

The trial is expected to being in the coming weeks, however, it is still unclear if the trial will start before a special election to determine Park's successor which is now scheduled for May 9th. Pro...

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Hernandez lawyer objects to judge's pick of white forewoman

Hernandez lawyer objects to judge's pick of white forewoman

Hernandez, who is already serving a life sentence without parole for the 2013 murder of Odin Lloyd , is charged with the 2012 killings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado. A lawyer for former New E...

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What's next and what's at stake in United Kingdom snap election

HOLBORN and St Pancras MP Sir Keir Starmer said today (Tuesday) that the Prime Minister had called a snap general election due to her own failures. "If the market is taking the view that it is bet...

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GOP Gov. Robert Bentley, Who Called Gay Marriage 'Social Experiment,' Resigns

After a failed bid as a Democrat for state auditor in 1982, Ivey in 2002 became the first Republican since Reconstruction to be elected state treasurer. Zeigler says Bentley must have his belongings o...

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Tens of Thousands March to Demand Trump Release Tax Returns

Or as the president describes yesterday, "small organized rallies". However, multiple polls have found that the majority of Americans want Trump to release his tax returns . "The election is over!"...

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Islamic State spokesman insults Trump, calls him 'an ugly idiot'

Islamic State spokesman insults Trump, calls him 'an ugly idiot'

But its supporters seemed to cheer a Trump presidency - previous year Foreign Affairs magazine analyzed ISIS' online channels and interviewed a dozen supporters and defectors who said Trump would "l...

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Death Toll Reaches 118 in Terrorist Attack on Syria Evacuees

Death Toll Reaches 118 in Terrorist Attack on Syria Evacuees

No group has claimed responsibility. Horrific images show lifeless bodies spread across the ground near the buses and dozens of others injured as they were rushed to hospital. When the explosion hap...

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Pence Urges US Allies To 'Isolate And Pressure' North Korea

Pence Urges US Allies To 'Isolate And Pressure' North Korea

Japan has conveyed to the US the importance it places on the Trans-Pacific Partnership multilateral trade agreement, but Pence said at the meeting that the TPP is "a thing of the past". Pence's advise...

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Pak lynching: Court remands 8 students in police custody

Pak lynching: Court remands 8 students in police custody

On 13.4.2017, at around 11:00am, one of my friends, namely Muhammad Abbas, called me on my cellular phone and told me to come to the journalism department. "Eight students were presented before an ant...

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JP Morgan sees Macron winning French election even though race has tightened

He said: "We need Europe my friends, so we will rebuild it". "We can not fight the terrorism that weighs on our country without controlling our borders", Ms Le Pen said. An Ifop-Fiducial poll has ...

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Cleveland killing leads Facebook to review handling of videos

Cleveland police searching for the suspect who fatally shot an elderly passerby in a gruesome video posted on Facebook say no more victims have been found, despite the shooter's claim that he kil...

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E-commerce definition too wide in GST dispensation: Assocham

E-commerce definition too wide in GST dispensation: Assocham

Sure, eBay ought to pay tax on its Australian income but I don't think they should be covering the GST obligations of online traders. Stating an example, Assocham said that under the current scope...

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