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Trump tries to clarify his stance on China

A spokesman insisted the policy is created to engage with the North Korean people and show them the opportunities available by connecting with the outside world. Lavrov's comments come after Presiden...

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Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

Trump to meet Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas on May 3

President Donald Trump will welcome Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas to the White House early next month to talk about a path to peace in the Middle East. Greenblatt has made two trips to the regio...

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California gunman kills 3 in Fresno

California gunman kills 3 in Fresno

Muhammad was charged in 2005 with possessing cocaine with intent to distribute, court records show. Muhammad is black. The victims were white. Though Muhammad shouted "Allahu Akbar" at least twice, ...

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Rep. Engel: Trump's Syria Strikes Don't Negate Russian Ties

Tillerson said the U.S. is confident in its assessment that Syrian government forces used chemical weapons in the bombing on Khan Sheikhoun and alleged that Syria has used such weapons more than 50 ...

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Love of Easter Egg Drop

Love of Easter Egg Drop

Parents say it's made the hunt not only less stressful but more cherishable for them and their children. Her brother, Jayden, explained his strategy was to go for the blue, green, black and white eg...

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USA working with allies to put pressure on North Korea, Pence says

North Korea's nuclear and missile development dominated the agenda on his first stop in South Korea. But until then both agreed that all options will be on the table. Americans "always have to be co...

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Albany to host men's basketball tourney games in 2020

Albany to host men's basketball tourney games in 2020

Several MIAA institutions were also selected to host regional or national championship events . ALBANY, N.Y. The Times Union Center will host the 1st and 2nd rounds of the 2020 NCAA Tournament. In ...

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General election: Labour MPs will not require re-selection

British elections are fixed in law but can be changed with a two-thirds majority in the Commons - a threshold easily passed during Wednesday's vote. "She has come into this election because she thinks...

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Borussia Dortmund: Thomas Tuchel says club 'ignored' over Monaco tie

Borussia Dortmund: Thomas Tuchel says club 'ignored' over Monaco tie

After the 2-3 defeat to Monaco, Thomas Tuchel gave a variety of interviews to the media and despite admitting that "we wished we would have had more time to deal with what happened, but someone in Swi...

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Brexit talks to start after UK vote in June

Brexit talks to start after UK vote in June

There were also a number of abstentions. Until Tuesday, May had repeatedly ruled out holding an early election, saying there would be no national vote until 2020. Demmer said Wednesday: "The German ...

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Turkey electoral board rejects request to annul referendum

Mehmet Hadimi Yakupoglu, the Republican People's Party's representative to the High Electoral Board, said the party had asked the board to annul Sunday's referendum "because we weren't able to ensur...

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Defence secretary Sir Michael Fallon blames Russian Federation for Syrian deaths

But Secretary Tillerson called Russian Federation "incompetent" for allowing Syria to hold on to chemical weapons in interviews on Sunday, while America's United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley told C...

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UK parliament votes in favor of early national election

May formally notified the European Union on March 29 of Britain's intention to leave, and has said she is confident of reaching a deal on the terms of withdrawal in the two years available. She has is...

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'I Shot Them,' Suspect In Deadly Fresno Shootings Tells Police

Police say Muhammad shot three white men he didn't know on Tuesday morning, firing 16 rounds in 60 to 90 seconds within a block and a half downtown. He told her loved her too. Police are searching for...

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Turkey's opposition CHP says will employ all legal ways to appeal referendum

Turkey's president has been required to remain above party politics, but that condition was removed in one of the referendum's 18 amendments. Hundreds of people lined up outside election board off...

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US Vice President holds talks with Japan's PM about Pyongyang

Speaking to Fox News television, Trump said he was dealing with Xi "with great respect" and that China had already begun enforcing more strictly its own ban on coal imports from North Korea. In Toky...

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Turkey Minister Rejects EU Call for Probe into Vote

Prime Minister and AKP leader Binali Yildirim said Erdogan can rejoin the party he founded in 2001 once official results of the plebiscite, granting him sweeping powers, are announced. Global monito...

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International Monetary Fund raises Portugal GDP growth projections to 1.7%

Among the G7, the USA has the highest projected growth, with increases of 2.3% this year and 2.5% in 2018, unchanged from the IMF's outlook in January. They also expect President Donald Trump to deliv...

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The biggest losers from 457 visa changes are small businesses

The four-year visa would be replaced by a two-tier system-valid for either two years or four years-of skilled temporary work permits, and would include tighter requirements for language and work exper...

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Pence says U.S. to expand military alliance with Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence speaks to the media at the border village of Panmunjom which has separated the two Koreas since the Korean War, South Korea, Monday, April 17, 2017. China made a ple...

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Dollar kicked by ascendant sterling after May calls United Kingdom vote

Under the Fixed-Term Parliaments Act, introduced under the last coalition government, the next election was not due until 2020. May told The Sun newspaper that if Britain were still negotiating wi...

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United Kingdom lawmakers back prime minister's call for June 8 election

After debating the motion put forward by May in Parliament, 522 of the 650 sitting MPs threw their support behind the early election, well and truly passing the threshold of two-thirds needed to appro...

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Over 1000 Palestinian Prisoners Go On Hunger Strike In Israel

Deliberately evoking Nelson Mandela - Barghouti himself is often called Palestine's Mandela - the article laid out the cruelties regularly inflicted on prisoners, many of whom are only children. "Thes...

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French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

Le Pen, who has been pressing home her core message on stopping immigration in the past week, dropped by 2.5 percentage points to 22.5 percent of voting intentions compared with early April, and Macro...

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Asia stocks slip amid N. Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

Asia stocks slip amid N. Korea concerns, dollar up on Mnuchin comments

MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan was down 0.4 per cent, though many markets in the region, including Australia, Singapore and Hong Kong, were closed for Good Friday. Despite ...

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Russian Federation blocks United Nations investigation into Syria chemical attack

Russian Federation blocks United Nations investigation into Syria chemical attack

Describing the Syrian leader as a "butcher" he said he had "absolutely no doubt" the USA had done the "right thing". We're a very, very strong country. The attack is the latest diplomatic flashpoint...

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Business and politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand

Business and politics stoke record sales of Ivanka's brand

They are for jewelry, spa services and bags. Riebling counted 182 pending or registered trademarks for her company across 23 countries, including China, Canada, Mexico, Russia and Australia. Since D...

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UK Parliament expected to approve snap election

Tellers approach the speaker to announce the result of a vote by MPs in the House of Commons as they cleared the way for a general election on June 8. May and her Brexit ministers face tough negotia...

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USA rhetoric 'partially to blame' for Syria attack: McCain

Tillerson is arriving at a fragile point in U.S. -Russia relations, where he will have to confront the Kremlin's anger over the missile strikes in Syria along with suspicion at home that Moscow may ha...

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Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

The vice president said the US 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 s...

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