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Appealing for calm, China says US wants talks on North Korea

Pence was having lunch with Abe at the prime minister's official residence after arriving in Japan earlier in the day for the second stop of a 10-day Asia tour. He recalled that the US and South Korea...

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French police thwart terror attack days before election

Feki said security precautions had been put in place to ensure the campaign, the candidates and their main headquarters were safe ahead of the election. "We can not fight the terrorism that weighs on ...

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Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Trump hits back at tax protests, asks 'who paid' for rallies

Documents from Trump's 2005 federal tax returns, obtained by investigative reporter David Cay Johnston, showed the president paid $38 million in taxes on income of more than $150 million. Mr. Trump ha...

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Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisi

Flint's mayor to recommend water source after lead crisi

Flint's mayor is recommending that the MI city continue getting its drinking water from a Detroit-area system on the long term, following a crisis that left the supply contaminated with lead. But she ...

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Archaeologists discover trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts

Archaeologists discover trove of ancient Egyptian artifacts

The Valley of the Kings was the main place of burial for pharoahs and noblemen for almost 500 years, until the 11th Century BC. Excavations continue to reveal the tomb's secrets, with an inner chamb...

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PM Theresa May seeks snap election on 8 June

But May said Tuesday she had "reluctantly" changed her mind. "We need a general election and we need one now ..." By midday trading in London , it was trading 0.7 percent higher at $1.2658. Prime M...

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Trump records robocall in Georgia congressional race

The Congressional seat is open because President Trump selected its previous Congressman Tom Price to head the Department of Health and Human Services, leaving wide open a key red seat, prime for the ...

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Iraqi forces fight door-to-door in Mosul as battles enters seventh month

MOSUL, Iraq, April 17 ( Reuters ) - Iraqi forces gained ground in door-to-door fighting in the Old City of Mosul, a military spokesman said on Monday, as the US -backed offensive to capture Islamic ...

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Pound falls amid growing UK election speculation

It sent the pound up 0.1% against the U.S. dollar to 1.257, recovering from a 0.3% drop just an hour earlier. The nature of the UK's break from the European Union will, of course, have significant imp...

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Almost half a million Iraqis have fled Mosul fighting

The military is now involved in an offensive in the more densely-populated western Mosul where more than half of the area has been retaken. The soldiers are from C Battery, 2nd Battalion, 319th Airbor...

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China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

China says US wants diplomatic solution to N. Korea standoff

Trump himself appeared to reinforce the stern USA message at the White House, replying "Gotta behave" when a CNN reporter asked what message he had for North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. TIMBER TRUCKS...

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Trump Suggests Tax March Demonstrators Were Paid

Trump Suggests Tax March Demonstrators Were Paid

And Saturday's nationwide protests on Saturday, April 15 - typically tax day, although not this year - spurred Trump's presidential motorcade to avoid protesters in West Palm Beach, Florida. "I won", ...

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Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Iran boosts natural gas production from underwater field

Iran's total gas production is 885 million cubic metres per day. On the occasion of the Army National Day, Rouhani said that Iranian armed forces are much more prepared than any time else but the...

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FBI secured warrant to monitor ex-Trump adviser Carter Page

Asked whether the Russians tried to recruit him, Page said, "I was never asked by anyone to do anything untoward or otherwise". "I can assure you that". The accusations of collusion between Page and R...

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Japan urges 'peace, pressure' in North Korea row

The US has been unnerved by North Korea's advancing missile and nuclear programs and has dispatched a military strike group to the Korean Peninsula. "This morning's provocation from the North is jus...

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Melania Nudges President Trump to Put Hand on Heart for 'Star-Spangled Banner'

First Lady Melania Trump, who is originally from Slovenia, had to nudge Mr Trump as a military band and singer launched into the anthem at the beginning of the White House Easter egg roll - an annua...

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Cleveland murder suspect killed himself after brief pursuit

Collectively they tried to lessen the pain for Robert Godwin's family by making certain they know they know this community on the east side has their backs. Steve Stephens was accused of shooting Rob...

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Argentina football fan dies after being pushed from stand

Argentina football fan dies after being pushed from stand

Emanuel Balbo is thrown from the stands by other fans during a match between Belgrano and Talleres on Saturday. Broadcaster footage revealed the guy running down the stand to avoid being assaulted, ...

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UK Prime Minister Theresa May calls for general election on June 8

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday that she would ask for a snap election to be held June 8 - less than a year after voters made a decision to take the United Kingdom out of the European ...

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Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months

Turkey extends state of emergency for 3 more months

The "Yes" camp won 51.41 percent in Sunday's referendum, according to complete results released by election authorities. Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan addresses his supporters during a rall...

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US VP Pence to seek market access, investment, in Japan talks

He said the Trump administration's deployment of the Carl Vinson nuclear carrier task group to waters off the Korean Peninsula again "proves the USA reckless moves for invading the DPRK have reached ...

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This new bill would legalize weed in Canada

The proposed legislation will be carefully scrutinized by provincial governments, marijuana producers and a number of would-be distributors and sellers of marijuana that are all looking for a piece of...

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Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

After meetings with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and other leaders, Pence told reporters that President Donald Trump was confident that economic and diplomatic pressure has a chance of compelling North K...

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FCA to investigate interest-only market

FCA to investigate interest-only market

These include cross-border market access, the opportunity to recruit and maintain a skilled workforce, cooperation between regulatory authorities and influence over standards. It warned that a lack of...

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Turkey renews State of Emergency

Turkey renews State of Emergency

Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, delivers a speech during a rally of supporters a day after the referendum , outside the Presidential Palace, in Ankara , Turkey, Monday, April 17, 2017. Tur...

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Trump rallies Georgia Republicans ahead of special election

Trump rallies Georgia Republicans ahead of special election

In one advertisement, produced by the conservative super PAC Congressional Leadership Fund, Ossoff's national security bona fides are called inconsequential - some of his work experience took place ...

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Cleveland police hunting Facebook Live killer

Cleveland police hunting Facebook Live killer

Justin Osofsky, Facebook's vice-president of global operations, said the first complaint made about the video showing the killing came almost two hours after it was posted. Facebook has launched ...

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Berwick MP reacts to snap election

May shocked the country earlier today by revealing that she would push for a vote on 8 June. Corbyn said he welcomed the decision to call for an election, even though his party is convulsed by di...

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Trump sheds anti-China rhetoric, sounds upbeat after talks with Xi

Trump sheds anti-China rhetoric, sounds upbeat after talks with Xi

One has to see how differing approaches offered by the United States and China could work out in Syria. The two leaders instead broadly vowed to work more closely to get the North to abandon its nuc...

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General Election: Tim Farron vows to fight 'hard Brexit'

Ms Blundell, who was selected as the Lib Dem candidate last September, said: "This election is a real opportunity to change the direction of our country and provide the people with a government that r...

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