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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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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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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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Australia visa cut to hit Indian IT workers

Australia visa cut to hit Indian IT workers

In a move that follows similar curbs on migrants by numerous developed nations around the world, Mr Turnbull revealed plans to abolish the 457 visas which are used by about 170,000 people and their fa...

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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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First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

First Woman to Finish Boston Marathon Does It Again, 50 Years Later

Now 70 years old, Switzer completed the race in about four-and-a-half hours, about 10 minutes slower than her time in 1967. She's run 39 marathons, and when she made her return to the Boston Maratho...

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Johnson labels Putin a 'super villain' over support for Syria

His government's choice to use force in response to mass protests that began in 2011 escalated to a deadly chemical attack on April 4. They are also terrifying. Assad said on Thursday the poison g...

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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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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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Triumphant Moments of Runners Helping Runners at the Boston Marathon

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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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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'Astounding': Trump Salutes Fellow Authoritarian Erdoğan on Power Grab

'Astounding': Trump Salutes Fellow Authoritarian Erdoğan on Power Grab

He made the call Monday after the "Yes" campaign won over 51 percent of the votes during Sunday's referendum , while the "No" campaign gained almost 49 percent. "We thank the OSCE Referendum Obse...

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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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Trump, May speak about British election plans

She can deal a hammer blow to the Labour Party, which is split by internal divisions over Brexit. But, it would appear the Government believes a commanding victory in June would strengthen the UK's ha...

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Indonesians vote in Jakarta poll marred by religious divisions

Indonesians vote in Jakarta poll marred by religious divisions

Opponents seized their moment a year ago when a video surfaced of Ahok telling voters they were being deceived if they believed a specific verse in the Quran prohibited Muslims from electing a non-Mus...

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'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished

'Australians first': Temporary Foreign Workers Visa Abolished

During a press conference on 18 April, Minister for Immigration and Border Protection, Peter Dutton, indicated that workers in Australia already on 457 visas will remain unaffected for the remaining...

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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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Thousands of 'No' supporters protest Turkey vote in Istanbul

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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Fugitive Mexican ex-governor wanted for graft arrested in Guatemala

How quickly Duarte faces charges in Mexico would depend on whether he chooses to fight extradition from Guatemala, said Alberto Elias Beltran, a deputy attorney general responsible for global affairs ...

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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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US, China to 'peacefully resolve' N Korean nuclear threat

US, China to 'peacefully resolve' N Korean nuclear threat

Earlier Friday, Trump told reporters at his retreat that he and Xi "have made tremendous progress in our relationship", and that "lots of very potentially bad problems will be going away". China's o...

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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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Three dead as man goes on killing spree in California town

Kori Ali Muhammad, 39, was arrested shortly after the Tuesday morning rampage that left three white men dead. Officers had been looking for Muhammad after he allegedly fatally shot 25-year-old Carl...

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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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Three dead after Fresno, Calif. shooting

The driver of the truck sped off to the police department for help but the man died. The shootings occurred in three different places: in front of a Catholic Church charity, the front yard of a resi...

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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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Trump's strike on Syria: the good, the bad and the ugly

Qatar joined Russian Federation and its allies in demanding an independent investigation into a chemical weapon attack in Syria that killed more than 80 people, saying the perpetrators must be punishe...

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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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VP Pence & Japanese leaders begin talks in Tokyo

He said rolling back the hostile USA policy towards the DPRK "is the precondition to solving all the problems in the Korean Peninsula". If the goal is a nuclear-free North Korea regardless of who ...

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Trump Warns Georgians That Ossoff Will Take 'Your Money and Your Safety'

If this race goes down to a runoff, much will hinge on which Republican candidate enters the final fray - whether it's a Trump-supporting contender, or an establishment Republican. Ossoff aims to win ...

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