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Russian Federation hits back at United Kingdom and Boris Johnson over cancelled Moscow visit

Petersburg? Near the central city of Homs, a bomb exploded aboard a bus carrying workers, killing a woman and wounding more than 20, according to state TV and the Observatory. "What we are going to ...

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Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Donald Trump will continue his tax return charade

Protesters gathered in San Antonio on Tuesday for a Tax Day protest, urging President Trump to release his taxes to the public. Trump broke a decades-long precedent by refusing to disclose his tax...

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Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

Major rescue operation in Central Mediterranean saves over 1500 migrants

MSF tweeted: "How many people would have crossed if we weren't there today, Frontex? ". African migrants whose boat sank off the Libyan coast gather upon their rescue at the Tripoli branch of the A...

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Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Military considers shooting down North Korea missile tests

Soon after Trump took office, he pulled the USA out of the TPP - which needed all the signatory nations to ratify the deal. The official pointed out the recent engagement with the Chinese, and t...

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Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

The pair, who police said were taken into custody in the southern port city a few moments apart from each other, were radicalised French nationals aged 24 and 30, the minister, Matthias Fekl , said...

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Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

Pence calls USA commitment to South Korea 'iron-clad'

All had been in Sarawak, a Malaysian state in Borneo. Zhongnanhai sells the trucks to a dealer in the border city of Dandong before they are resold to North Korea, he said. Japan had a $69 billion...

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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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The New York Times Takes Heat over Terrorist's Op-Ed

On Monday, the Times online and global print editions ran a piece by Marwan Barghouti titled "Why We Are on Hunger Strike in Israel's Prisons". For 15 years, Israel has kept Barghouti in prison....

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French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

If elected President of France, leader of the National Front party Marine Le Pen will continue to commemorate the memory of the victims of the 20th century's first genocide - the Armenian Genocide, Le...

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Advisers hope snap election will bring Brexit clarity

The poll lead had prompted many senior Conservatives to call for an election, particularly as May will need a strong parliamentary majority as she seeks to negotiate Britain's exit from the European U...

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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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Trump, Republicans face test in Georgia congressional race

Trump barely won the Georgia sixth over Hillary Clinton, falling shy of a majority just four years after Republican Mitt Romney garnered more than 60% of the presidential vote. The endorsement of Da...

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Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

Pakistan braces for Supreme Court decision that could remove PM

Panama Papers had published a leak of documents belonging to Mossack Fonseca, a Panama-based law firm. The papers exposed prominent politicians, celebrities, businessmen and criminals who had set up o...

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Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

Pence's visit, full of Cold War symbolism, came amid increasing tensions and heated rhetoric on the Korean Peninsula. "Think of it - he's working so nicely that many coal ships have been sent back, ...

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Borussia Dortmund bus attack suspect 'led Islamic State commando unit'

Borussia Dortmund bus attack suspect 'led Islamic State commando unit'

The threat would last until German planes were withdrawn from the war zone and the U.S. airbase at Ramstein, near the French border, was closed, the letters added. Social media lit up with photos of M...

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Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

Syria resumes reciprocal evacuations after deadly bombing

Numerous rebel fighters who guarded the buses were also killed. Salah al-Din is located west of Aleppo's Old City. Several dozen armed rebel fighters stood guard over the marshalling area where the ...

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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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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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Handy hint: Melania prompts Trump on national anthem protocol as Twitter implodes

That's down from the 35,000 people who attended a year ago. Join us in a conversation about world events, the newsgathering process or whatever aspect of the news universe you find interesting or impo...

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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

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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