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Palestinians in Israeli Jails begin Hunger Strike

The Israeli Prison Authority has isolated all hunger striking Palestinian detainees, canceled all family visits in addition to illegally confiscating all their belongings, including clothes except for...

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Trump's 2016 taxes under audit and won't be released, Spicer says

Trump's 2016 taxes under audit and won't be released, Spicer says

Trump has said that Americans "don't care at all" about his tax returns, but polls show 74% of Americans say he should release them. Trump suggested that rallies in Florida, New York and Washin...

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Ahmadinejad to run in Iranian presidential election

Former President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad submitted his name for registration for the May 19 presidential election on Wednesday in an apparent reversal of earlier promises not to run. Mr Rouhani, who engin...

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Critics savage 'Washington poodle' Johnson for pulling out of Moscow talks

He said the best outcome would be a peace agreement that leads to a transitional government accepted by all Syrians, followed by elections in which all Syrians, including those living overseas, could ...

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Giriraj Singh removes Red Beacon from auto

Giriraj Singh removes Red Beacon from auto

Blue-coloured beacons, however, will be allowed on vehicles concerned with emergency and relief services, ambulance, fire services etc. According to sources, only five categories of people will be a...

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Photographer puts down his camera to help children hurt in Syria blast

Photographer puts down his camera to help children hurt in Syria blast

Every so often, a photograph cuts through the grim cacophony of the war in Syria and pierces viewers' hearts. "Marvel comics has some great heroes but none of them have achieved this level", Comedia...

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Examining Consequences Of Australia's 457 Visa Abolition: Centre

Examining Consequences Of Australia's 457 Visa Abolition: Centre

The move to scrap the 457 Visas was to ensure Australians were able to obtain Australian jobs according to Mr Turnbull. Tamworth Mayor Col Murray believes that changes to the 457 visa program "cou...

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2nd gas attack launched on Iraq troops in Mosul

US -led military campaigns implemented against the Islamic State in the region have recently intensified however there have also been an increasing record of both friendly fire and civilian casualti...

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North Korea 'gotta behave' and must not test US, says Donald Trump

North Korea 'gotta behave' and must not test US, says Donald Trump

Earlier this month, on Trump's command, the US military launched 59 cruise missiles at a Syrian military airfield in retaliation for a chemical attack killing scores of civilians. Deputy UN ambassador...

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North Korea threatens to launch merciless military strikes against US

North Korea threatens to launch merciless military strikes against US

President Trump met with Chinese President Xi Jinping in a summit early April to negotiate cooperation between the two countries. It is his first trip to Asia as vice president. That missile was being...

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Searching for Justice Neil Gorsuch: A Primer

Searching for Justice Neil Gorsuch: A Primer

Gorsuch repeatedly suggested it would be "a lot simpler" or "a lot easier if we just follow the text of the statute". The court had its full complement of nine justices, five conservatives and four ...

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SNL: Jimmy Fallon plays Trump's 'cute little twink' Jared Kushner

SNL: Jimmy Fallon plays Trump's 'cute little twink' Jared Kushner

The New York Times reported earlier this month that Kushner, who is President Trump's son-in-law, failed to report on his security clearance application that he had meetings with Sergey Kislyak, th...

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Pyongyang marks founder's 105th birth anniversary, displays new submarine-based missiles

Pyongyang marks founder's 105th birth anniversary, displays new submarine-based missiles

North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, Kim Il Sung's grandson, looked relaxed in a dark suit and laughing with aides as he oversaw the huge parade on the " Day of the Sun " at Pyongyang's main Kim Il Sung...

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Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to "junk" status

Zuma and the ruling party have been weakened by other scandals around the president. The ratings agency joins Standard & Poor's in stripping the nation of its investment-grade credit rating, leavin...

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UK MPs expected to approve Theresa May's plan for snap general election

UK MPs expected to approve Theresa May's plan for snap general election

True to form, May made her mind up to call for the election in splendid isolation (on a walking holiday in Wales) and has left everyone speculating as to what motivated the U-turn. British Prime Minis...

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Man with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

Jock Semple, the official who tried to push her off the track, died in 1988 as one of Switzer's friends. After watching friends, who are also amputees, cross the finish line past year, he knew he coul...

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Peter Chong breaks silence on his disappearance

Peter Chong breaks silence on his disappearance

Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar ( pic ) wants to know why activist Peter Chong did not share the information he had on Pastor Raymond Koh with the police. He was reported to have ...

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Trump personally congratulates Turkey's president for his referendum win

Trump personally congratulates Turkey's president for his referendum win

At a news conference in Ankara , monitors from the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe said the "No" campaign faced numerous obstacles including a lack of freedom of expression and ...

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Syria destroys rebel tunnels after evacuation

Syria destroys rebel tunnels after evacuation

Opposition media groups, including Aleppo Today, say the explosion occurred near a mosque during the funeral of government fighter. The evacuation comes days after more than 100 people - mostly civi...

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US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 per cent'

Pyongyang has repeatedly thumbed its nose at U.S. demands to halt its nuclear and missile tests and ignored a warning from Mr Pence this week to "not test" the United States. North Korea "continues to...

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Political Junkie: North Korea Militarization, Trump's Tax Day March Response

Kim has been the supreme leader of North Korea since 2012. However, despite worries of North Korea's nuclear missile capabilities, Klinger said he believed the North Korea issue could be less seriou...

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Iraqi forces capture key parts of Mosul neighborhood

Iraqi forces capture key parts of Mosul neighborhood

At least six Iraqi soldiers have suffered inhalation problems following a chemical attack launched by Islamic State on Sunday. Patrick Martin, Iraq analyst at the Institute for the Study of War, ...

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US Defense Chief Says North Korea 'recklessly tried to provoke'

Trump acknowledged on Sunday that the softer line he had taken on China's management of its currency was linked to its help on North Korea. The North has warned of a nuclear strike against the Unite...

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Japan and U.S. set framework for economic talks

Japan and U.S. set framework for economic talks

The announcement followed an inaugural meeting Tuesday of the U.S. -Japan Economic Dialogue in Tokyo chaired by visiting U.S. Vice President Mike Pence and Japanese Deputy Prime Minister Taro Aso. U...

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General Election 2017: Labour "relish" snap election

Initially, EU officials had said that the talks could start in late May once a detailed negotiating mandate had been agreed among the EU's 27 other members. Labour has already said it supports an earl...

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British PM trying to force 'hard Brexit' with election call - Scotland's Sturgeon

British PM trying to force 'hard Brexit' with election call - Scotland's Sturgeon

May has resisted these calls, saying that now was not the time for a new Scottish independence referendum. "Clearly she sees the opportunity, given the total disarray in the ranks of the Labour Pa...

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German EU lawmaker hopes for compromise with UK

German EU lawmaker hopes for compromise with UK

Essentially, a snap election happens when the election is held much earlier than the normal interval between elections, and it can be a powerful strategic tool for politicians. Meanwhile at Warwick, t...

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UK's Theresa May stuns with snap election call

She said the government had the right plan to negotiate Brexit, and there would be no change of course. If the election is approved Wednesday, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2, sparking nearly ...

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Pence vows 'overwhelming' response to North Korea

It later emerged that the Navy strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson, which was thought to be on its way was actually headed in the opposite direction. Mattis struck an even tougher tone on North K...

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Australia abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Mr Turnbull said Australia was the "most successful multicultural nation in the world", but Australian workers "must have priority". The main countries of citizenship for primary visa holders in Aus...

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