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Man held over 'imminent' France terror plot wanted in Belgium

Man held over 'imminent' France terror plot wanted in Belgium

She said Wednesday that "I am a candidate in the election for the French republic" and said Europe is acting like France's "enemy". Le Pen on Monday pledged to suspend all immigration with immediate...

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Australia govt abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Australia govt abolishes visa programme used largely by Indians

Announcing the policy change on Facebook , prime minister Malcolm Turnbull said he was "putting Australians first" by giving them priority for jobs now open to overseas workers. Inspired by Trump,...

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Georgia special election result lets both sides claim victory

Because no one got over 50 percent of the vote, however, there will be a runoff between the top two vote getters, Ossoff and Handel (who got 19 percent), on June 20. "The reaction has been that they...

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Tillerson Says Iran Nuclear Deal Failed

The nuclear deal was sealed in Vienna in July 2015 after 18 months of negotiations led by former Secretary of State John Kerry and diplomats from the other four permanent members of the U.N. "What I s...

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Japan and Australia to deepen ties amid North Korea tension

Japan and Australia to deepen ties amid North Korea tension

Pence cited China's decision to return coal imports from North Korea as an example showing USA strategy is bearing fruit. The announcement followed an inaugural meeting Tuesday of the U.S. But it's ...

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Donald Trump's Visa Crackdown: Should India Have Been Better Prepared?

Donald Trump's Visa Crackdown: Should India Have Been Better Prepared?

The main source nations of 457 visa holders are India, which accounts for about a quarter of all visas, followed by Britain, at 19.5 per cent, and China, at 5.8 per cent. "We're all about putting ...

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Russia relations may be 'all-time low'

Russia relations may be 'all-time low'

Sergey Lavrov said Thursday that inspectors from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons should both visit the Syrian air base, which the USA said had served as a platform for the att...

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Pence: Talks between U.S. and Japan could lead to free trade deal

Pence: Talks between U.S. and Japan could lead to free trade deal

US Vice-President Mike Pence had said earlier that his country's "era of strategic patience" with North Korea was over. Foreign aid projects in North Korea include English lessons and workshops,...

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Visually impaired kids on the hunt for beeping eggs

Visually impaired kids on the hunt for beeping eggs

This is the 11th year for the Culver's egg hunt, which is open to children up to age 12. This event is free to the public. Columbus Community Hospital will host a hunt starting at 6 p.m. "I thought ...

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Delhi police issue lookout notice against AIADMK leader TTV Dhinakaran

He reiterated that AIADMK founder and former Chief Minister M.G. Ramachandran and his successor Jayalalithaa led the party as a movement of cadres. A thorough investigation must be done into Jayalalit...

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North Korea drops nuclear bomb on USA in disturbing video

North Korea drops nuclear bomb on USA in disturbing video

Pyongyang's pursuit of ballistic missiles and nuclear weapons has raised tensions between the regime and Washington, which is determined to resolve the North Korea problem once and for all. Mattis did...

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From Carrier Flight Deck, Pence Warns N. Korea: 'The Sword Stands Ready'

From Carrier Flight Deck, Pence Warns N. Korea: 'The Sword Stands Ready'

Through three American administrations, the US and its allies had worked tirelessly to peacefully dismantle the nuclear program and alleviate the suffering of the North Korean people. At that event he...

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Three police officers among four injured in Finsbury Park explosion

Three police officers among four injured in Finsbury Park explosion

A man is in a life-threatening condition in hospital after suffering "serious burns" in an explosion at a house in north London. Soon after police arrived, a large explosion ripped through the prope...

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Thousands of South Africans Call for President Zuma to Step Down

Zuma fired Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan , who pushed for budget restraint and improved management at state companies, in a cabinet reshuffle on March 31, igniting South Africa's worst political...

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Putin-controlled think tank planned pro-Trump election propaganda

Three current and four former USA officials told Reuters that two confidential documents obtained from the Russian Institute for Strategic Studies justify the conclusion reached by the us intellig...

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'Review of H-1B too little, too late'

'Review of H-1B too little, too late'

President Trump signed an executive order in Wisconsin on Tuesday to direct federal agencies to "Buy American, Hire American". Disney and Edison have said that they paid foreign contractors comp...

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Christian governor on trial for blasphemy fights to keep job in vote

Polls opened at 7:00 am (0000 GMT) and will close at 1:00 pm, with over 7.2 million people registered to vote. Once seen as a political "rock star" by his opponents, Basuki Tjahaja Purnama - commonl...

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Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

The President told his audience Canada had been "very unfair" to US dairy farmers. The National Milk Producers Federation, the U.S. Dairy Export Council and the International Dairy Foods Association...

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Patriots meet Trump without Tom Brady, some teammates

Three of whom - LeGarrette Blount , Martellus Bennet, and Devin McCourty - said their absence was an act of protest against the Trump administration. Brady's decision not to visit the White House com...

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Son of Metallica Bass Player Debuts Onstage with Korn. He's 12

Son of Metallica Bass Player Debuts Onstage with Korn. He's 12

On Monday, the little musician made his on-stage debut with the band in Bógota, Colombia. Below, Tye has a bass solo that causes someone in the crowd to seemingly uncontrollably scream, "WHOA!" Appa...

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Evacuations in New Zealand ahead of powerful cyclone making landfall

It is expected to bring torrential rain and winds gusting at up to 150 km per hour, and has been classified as an extra-tropical cyclone. As residents in New Zealand's Bay of Plenty prepare to bear ...

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Nearly a dozen die in Colombia landslide, 20 missing

Nearly a dozen die in Colombia landslide, 20 missing

According to Cardona, at least 70 families have been affected by the series of mudslides that were set off by heavy rains of Wednesday morning. At least 20 people are missing after torrential rains ...

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Tillerson accuses Iran of 'alarming provocations' as US reviews policy

But he told Congress in a letter that the Trump administration was reviewing the lifting of USA sanctions against Iran to determine if that was in us interests. He said one of the mistakes of the deal...

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China, EU keen to push message of free trade, engagement

North Korea's nuclear weapons program is seen as pushing the peninsula toward its most severe crisis in years. In the Chinese leader's opinion, both parts should send a positive signal to maintain r...

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Sarin or similar used in Idlib: watchdog

Sarin or similar used in Idlib: watchdog

The United States and many other nations have called the attack a chemical weapons attack and accused the Syrian government of responsibility. Islamic State has used chemical weapons, including chlo...

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Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

A senior Israeli military officer, in a briefing to Israeli reporters, said "a few tonnes of chemical weapons" remained in the hands of Assad's forces, a military spokesman told Reuters. A fact-find...

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UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

UK lawmakers overwhelmingly back June election

And he told MPs: "We welcome the opportunity of a general election because it gives the British people the chance to vote for a Labour government that will put the interests of the majority first". It...

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Trump Orders US Review On Effects Of Lifting Sanctions Against Iran

The terms of the nuclear agreement require the State Department to update Congress on Iran's compliance every 90 days. Tuesday's determination suggested that while Trump agreed with findings by the ...

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Men With Suspected ISIS Links Arrested From Mumbai, Bijnor, Jalandhar

Men With Suspected ISIS Links Arrested From Mumbai, Bijnor, Jalandhar

The operation was conducted with the help of the Special Cell of Delhi Police, Crime Investigation Cell of Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra ATS, Punjab Police and Bihar Police. Eyewitnesses said the ATS ha...

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During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan

During Visit to Asia, Pence Warns North Korea and Reassures Japan

Tensions have risen in the region of late, as the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) has conducted multiple missile tests and two nuclear tests in the past 18 months, with the United States'...

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