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Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

Politics hasn't stopped the growth of Ivanka Inc

This will include monopoly rights to sell her distinct brand of jewelry, bags, and space services. Chinese first lady Peng Liyuan and Chinese President Xi Jinping sit next to Jared Kushner and Iv...

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McDonald's pit stop led police to Facebook killer

Tips on Steve Stephens' whereabouts are rushing in to police by the hundreds, but they're begging the public for more as the manhunt stretches into day 3. "I wanted them to know how sorry we are for...

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Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

Senate vote on Neil Gorsuch Friday

In 2005, with the Senate under GOP control, Republicans prepared to utilize the "nuclear option" to remove the filibuster for lower-court nominees. "I am proud to have voted for Judge Neil Gorsuch...

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United States strikes on Syria aid extremists: Russian Federation

The two countries are already under various types of USA sanctions. Russian Federation earlier this week denied a chemical weapons attack that took place in Syria saying the deaths in Khan Sheikhoun...

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Vijay Mallya arrested in London, gets bail

One of India's richest entrepreneurs and a popular loan default accused Vijay Mallya has been arrested by the Scotland Yard in London today. Mallya, whose Indian passport was revoked last ye...

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Marc Bartra Dortmund defender out of hospital

The centre-back is expected to spend the next four weeks on the sidelines, but he will be able to continue his recovery at home after being discharged from hospital on Saturday. Leipzig won for a 19th...

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Pence says USA set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

Pence says USA set on ensuring nuclear-free Korea

North Korea will never beg for peace, but will take "the toughest counteractions against the provocateur" and hold the U.S. "We certainly support the right of our allies and friends to ensure their ...

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Ivanka Trump's business deals with China raise questions from ethics experts

Ivanka Trump's business deals with China raise questions from ethics experts

According to the AP , Ivanka Trump Marks LLC applied for at least nine new trademarks in the Philippines, Puerto Rico, Canada and the USA after the election. September 29, 2016: Her company announ...

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May planning UK general election for June 8

The prime minister will refuse to take part in televised leader debates ahead of the vote, Number 10 sources said. This is how the British press reacted to the news. "I believe in campaigns where po...

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ISIS Hits Muslims in Mosul with Chemical Attack

US-backed Iraqi forces are battling ISIS militants in the more densely populated western half of Mosul . Mosul , the largest city in northern Iraq, was captured by the ultra-hardline Sunni Musli...

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Va. Senator Dick Black who met with Assad now defends Syrian President

Tillerson says the Islamic State group is a threat not just to the USA but to stability in the region. For the most part, Gabbard stuck to her talking points despite a barrage of questions from Bl...

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Trump wishes Britain 'best of luck' with early election

Since taking office after her predecessor David Cameron resigned in the wake of Britain's June 23 vote to leave the EU, May had repeatedly ruled out going to the polls before the next scheduled electi...

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French say imminent "terror attack" thwarted

Campaign managers have been working extra hard to convince swing voters. Far-left firebrand Jean-Luc Melenchon, who has surged in recent weeks, was on 19 percent, the poll showed, while conservative...

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Gorsuch Set for Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Tears Up Own Rules

Gorsuch Set for Supreme Court Confirmation After Senate Tears Up Own Rules

Since then, the Colorado judge has met with 78 senators and underwent three days of confirmation hearings in March. As for Gorsuch, 49, he will be sworn in Monday and will quickly begin confronting ...

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Triumphant Moments of Runners Helping Runners at the Boston Marathon

Media captionAn official tried to remove Ms Switzer's number when she ran in 1967. Kirui finished in two hours nine minutes and 37 seconds after holding off a challenge by American Galen Rupp in the...

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Fresno triple killer motivated by hate, not terrorism

FRESNO, Calif. (AP ) - Three men were having a seemingly ordinary day in downtown Fresno, California, before they were singled out at random and killed by a black gunman targeting white victims, polic...

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Kim Jong-un condemns US strike in Syria

Kim Jong-un condemns US strike in Syria

Speaking at the United Nations headquarters in New York, North Korea's Ambassador to the UN Kim In Ryong said the U.S. airstrike on Syria was meant as a message to North Korea. "I think now China real...

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Israel puts Marwan Barghouti in solitary confinement for writing op-ed

A spokesman for the Israel Prison Service (IPS), Assaf Librati, said the prison service does not, as a rule, negotiate with prisoners. Top Palestinian official Hanan Ashrawi called on the worldwide ...

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Thousands of 'No' supporters protest Turkey vote in Istanbul

Thousands of supporters of the "No" campaign in the referendum on granting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan greater powers took to the streets of Istanbul late Monday to protest alleged poll v...

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Pound recovers on news of early election bid for 8 June

Pound recovers on news of early election bid for 8 June

Governments used to be able to call elections when they saw fit, but the Fixed-term Parliaments Act, passed in 2011, set a timetable for elections to take place every five years. Some were surprised b...

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Graham: 'I've never been more encouraged by the Trump administration'

Graham: 'I've never been more encouraged by the Trump administration'

It had earlier picked up supplies at the Black Sea port of Novorossiysk. The two leaders also called for an "objective, unbiased investigation" into the incident involving chemical weapons which kil...

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Foreign Ministry condemns Egypt bombings, says no M'sians affected

Foreign Ministry condemns Egypt bombings, says no M'sians affected

IS claimed the attacks via its Aamaq news agency, after having recently warned that it would step up attacks on Egypt's Christians. A militant group called Liwa al-Thawra claimed responsibility fo...

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Donald Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

Donald Trump praises China for helping on North Korea

Trump on Tuesday will order federal agencies to look at tightening a temporary visa program used to bring high-skilled foreign workers to the United States, as he tries to carry out his campaign ple...

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Pence reassures Japan of commitment to rein in N Korea

In an exclusive interview with Fox & Friends that aired on Tuesday, President Trump revealed he may not be sure who now rules North Korea. His language was stronger than in a written statement he is...

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Advani, Bharti, Joshi to stand trial in Babri Masjid case

The court ordered day to day trial to be completed in two years. It had proposed earlier this month that the court would invoke its extraordinary constitutional powers under Article 142 of the Constit...

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Swedish court papers name truck attack suspect

In a court document seen by AFP , Akilov's state-appointed lawyer Johan Eriksson said his client had asked him to "relieve himself of his mission", saying he "expressly wanted to be defended by a S...

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Russia Vetoes United Nations Probe of the Syria Gas Attack

While the source failed to provide any concrete details about the alleged communication - such when it was intercepted or what names or other information it contained - they did note that the USA " di...

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Georgia special election goes to runoff

Georgia special election goes to runoff

The first-place finish by Ossoff, a 30-year-old former congressional aide and filmmaker, was greatly aided by millions of dollars in donations from restive Democrats and by the presence on the ballot ...

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Strategy, patience needed in face of threat posed by North Korea

Multiple US officials said all current anti-missile ships and other ground-based interceptors in Alaska are available. The ships are now operating in the Indian Ocean, conducting exercises with Aust...

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Erdogan tells Russian Federation to reconsider support for Assad

The Syrian air force resumed flight operations at the base that the USA had struck Friday. On Friday, senior USA military officials were looking more closely at possible Russian involvement in the p...

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