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New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

New book says Hitler was an indicted war criminal at death

Plesch based his research on documents from the United Nations War Crimes Commission archive, which was closed to researchers for 70 years but was opened because of the work of former U.S. "Among th...

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North Korean Nuclear Showdown

The vice president's comments come after he spoke to US and Japanese troops on board the USS Ronald Reagan aircraft carrier earlier in the day. Pence said after the meeting that Trump believes it is...

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Ahmadinejad to run in Iranian presidential election

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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US VP Pence warns North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to...

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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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Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Speaking a few hours after the polls closed, Bulent Tezcan, deputy chairman of the CHP, complained that last-minute changes meant ballots did not have to be officially stamped to be accepted, leaving ...

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USA 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

USA 'mother of all bombs' kills dozens of ISIS militants

Shinwari's spokesman, Ataullah Khogyani, said that a clearance operation in the area was continuing. The GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast (MOAB), as it is officially called - or the "Mother of al...

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British PM refuses to participate in TV debates before snap election

Even though political commentators have been debating the advisability of calling a snap election since the Brexit referendum, the announcement caught majority by surprise. The 60-year-old vicar's d...

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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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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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Manchester United v Chelsea: Premium League

The Daily Star says Chelsea have been rocked by the news that Mourinho is eyeing a reunion with Willian at United. Otherwise, Chelsea are largely unchanged from the 3-4-3 side which has served Ant...

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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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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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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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Man with prosthetic leg carries woman across Boston Marathon finish line

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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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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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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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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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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British lawmakers set to approve PM May's June 8 election plan

British lawmakers set to approve PM May's June 8 election plan

The move is expected to receive the two-thirds majority it requires for May to overturn the UK's Fixed Term Parliaments Act, which would have seen an election being held only in 2020. Although Britain...

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

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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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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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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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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