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ASEAN to Meet Trump's Man

More than 200 delegates from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations will proceed with a meeting in a central Philippine resort province this week despite a foiled attack there by Muslim extremists...

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Abe: Japan planning for refugees in event of Korean crisis

Abe: Japan planning for refugees in event of Korean crisis

On March 18, officials of the two governments met in Tokyo for the first round of Russian-Japanese consultations regarding joint economic activities on the South Kuril Islands. It was followed by a bo...

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General Election: Snap poll set to be approved by MPs

The Fixed Parliament Act was introduced in 2011 by the Conservative-Liberal Democrat coalition with the intent of preventing a Prime Minister from choosing general election at a time most advantag...

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US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency

US Treasury decides China isn't playing with its currency

He promised to label the country a currency manipulator on day one of his presidency. United States manufacturers and Trump supporters who wanted tough talk on U.S. China has purchased hardly any Am...

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Democrat Jon Ossoff misses 50% threshold in Georgia House race

Ossoff ultimately received less than the 50% of the vote that was necessary to secure a congressional seat, but he did come close. Although Handel had earned less 20 percent of the vote with 86 percen...

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MPs set to back May's call for 8 June general election

The prime minister will refuse to take part in televised leader debates ahead of the vote, Number 10 sources said. Sterling stole center stage in Asia on Wednesday amid speculation Britain's surpris...

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IS launches chemical 'gas attack' in western Mosul

Said Kamel al-Alusi said. This is the second time in two days that the terrorists have used chemical agents to push back government forces in Mosul . Iraqi federal police forces "are engaged in hard...

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Trump business practices clash with his

Trump business practices clash with his "Buy American" order

He called on the four departments to reform their systems to insure that H1B visas are given only to the "most skilled" or "highest-paid" applicants . In short, the order aims at cracking down on ski...

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Turkey opposition calls for vote to be cancelled

Thousands of people took to the streets of Istanbul and other Turkish cities late on April 17 to protest the results of the referendum. "Everyone should respect the outcome, especially the main opposi...

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European Union calls on Turkey to investigate referendum fraud allegations

The opposition is particularly incensed by a last-minute move by the YSK to accept ballot documents in envelopes without an official stamp. "These complaints are to be taken very seriously and they ...

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Augmented reality is next big thing, says Zuckerberg

Zuckerberg showed off the possibilities of this new platform. Building on the launch of chatbots on Messenger at F8 past year, Facebook announced the new Discover tab, to find recently used bots,...

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Palestinians slam Israel for refusing talks with hunger strikers

Palestinians slam Israel for refusing talks with hunger strikers

Also critical to the terrorists, a source involved in the discussions said, was increasing the length of visits with relatives from 45 to 60 minutes, and allowing all first- and second-degree relative...

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Donald Trump Removes Chief Strategist Steve Bannon From National Security Council

Donald Trump Removes Chief Strategist Steve Bannon From National Security Council

A senior White House official presented the move as a logical evolution, not a setback for Mr Bannon. Tom Bossert, the assistant to the president for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, also had...

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President Sisi declares 3-month state of emergency in Egypt

President Sisi declares 3-month state of emergency in Egypt

In Alexandria, Pope Tawadros II, head of the Coptic Church, had been attending Mass inside the church targeted but was not hurt, state media reported. Coptic churches are scattered across the USA, wit...

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Pence visits youth baseball players in Japan

The vice president said the USA would honor its alliance with Pacific Rim nations and protect freedom of navigation in the South China Sea, the sea lanes vital to global shipping where China has been ...

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Trump business practices clash with executive order targeting foreign workers

Trump business practices clash with executive order targeting foreign workers

Trump said his administration is going to enforce "Hire American" rules that are created to protect jobs and wages of workers in the United States. A majority of them work in the tech sector - som...

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Trump Tweets About Why He's Not Calling China a Currency Manipulator

Trump said he was working with the Chinese president to confront North Korea's attempts to develop a missile capable of reaching the U.S. mainland, saying Xi "understands it's a big problem". Presiden...

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Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

Dortmund struggles to come to terms with bomb attack on bus

Three explosions smashed the bus's windows as it transported Thomas Tuchel's team to Signal Iduna Park for their Champions League quarter-final first leg match against AS Monaco. "But we are human bei...

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Easter Message: Renew covenant with God- Gbenga Daniel

Easter is a reminder of our beginning. Melania Trump's parents also were there. A round-up of the highlights of this year's Easter Message, including Cardinal Vincent Nichols, Archbishop Justin Welb...

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'Sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

Japan had a $69 billion trade surplus with the United States previous year, which Donald Trump criticized and is seeking to reduce America's trade deficit with countries like Japan. The vice president...

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Panneerselvam and Sasikala camp got together

Panneerselvam and Sasikala camp got together

Meanwhile, reports emanating from the OPS camp said that they welcomed the decision to sack TTV and Sasikala from the AIADMK party. The OPS faction never accepted Sasikala, now in a Bengaluru jail sen...

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Fresno gunman wanted to kill white people - U.S. police

Speaking during a Press Conference, Dyer said he did not believe the murders were related to terrorism, adding that the shootings were "solely based on race". He had been associated with gangs but he ...

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MPs to oppose no confidence motion against Zuma

What is significant with this situation is that it is the first time key ANC's allies publicly turned on Mr Zuma, our correspondent adds. "We wish him well", the group said. The DA will continue to fi...

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Arenado hits 2 home runs, Rockies hold off Dodgers 4-3

Arenado hits 2 home runs, Rockies hold off Dodgers 4-3

In the ninth, Colorado closer Greg Holland gave up three hits and his first two runs of the season. "I hit them pretty good", Areanado told the Denver Post. Scott Oberg , Chris Rusin, Adam Ottavino...

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UK PM calls snap election on June 8

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, who is pressing for an independence referendum, said May was making a "huge political miscalculation" that would bolster her Scottish National Party. May said ...

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One Injured in Ramming Attack in Gush Etzion

Israel's national rescue service said the 60-year-old Israeli man suffered a head injury and was taken to a Jerusalem hospital. He was eventually transferred to hospital, where he was pronounced dead ...

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Easter Celebration in the North Country

It was a more formal atmosphere at Saint Patrick Catholic Church in Kerman on Easter morning. In Egypt, Coptic Christians marked a somber Easter a week after twin bombings by the Islamic State group...

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Former South Korean President Indicted For Bribery

The corruption scandal led to Park's impeachment last December, and she was officially removed from office in March. The Lotte chairman was also charged with offering millions of USA dollars in brib...

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Turkish body votes against annulling referendum

Turkish body votes against annulling referendum

Turkey's Supreme Election Board (YSK), the top office for the final decision on any poll disputes, rejected on April 19 all opposition objections to the results of the April 16 constitutional referend...

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Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers — ALERT

Australia scraps visa for skilled foreign workers — ALERT

It is now used by about 95,000 workers. Crucially for Indians hoping to use the 457 route, the new two-year visa can not be used as a pathway to permanent residency. "The 457 visa is abolished", sai...

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