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Haiti's United Nations peacekeeping mission ends amid abuse controversy

Haiti's United Nations peacekeeping mission ends amid abuse controversy

The current MINUSTAH mission has just over 1,000 individual police and 11 police units. Associated Press notes that in Haiti, at least 134 Sri Lankan Peacekeepers are alleged to have been involved...

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Two shot dead in Venezuela protests

As of last week, five protesters - including a 13-year-old boy - had died of injuries suffered in fights with riot police. Nearly one thousand people have been arrested. In February, Lopez's wife we...

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Ossoff Wins Plurality In Georgia Special Election, Teeing Up Runoff With GOPer

Ossoff earned 48 percent of the vote in Tuesday night's election. Ossoff, 30, was the top vote getter in a field of 18 candidates, 11 of them Republicans, in a suburban Atlanta district that has ...

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U.S. Supreme Court won't allow Arkansas execution

At the same time as the legal thrusts and parries, there are challenges to the state's use of the drug used in the lethal injections. Davis, convicted in a 1992 murder, would have been the first inm...

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India in touch with the United Kingdom on Mallya extradition issue: MEA

India in touch with the United Kingdom on Mallya extradition issue: MEA

Vijay Mallya , a multimillionaire Indian businessman, was arrested in London on fraud accusations Tuesday. He was freed on a bail bond worth 6,50,000 pounds and will next appear at Westminster Magistr...

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Durant sits as Warriors 'err on side of caution'

Warriors: F Matt Barnes (R ankle/foot sprain), F Kevin Durant (L calf strain) and G Shaun Livingston (R index finger sprain/hand contusion) were listed as questionable and downgraded to out before t...

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North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite United States warning

North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite United States warning

The North conducted two nuclear tests and 24 ballistic missile tests last year, defying six UN Security Council sanctions resolutions banning any testing, and it has launched more missiles this year...

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Gorsuch era on U.S. high court begins with his first three cases

Gorsuch era on U.S. high court begins with his first three cases

Justice Clarence Thomas, for example, has long declined to ask any questions during oral arguments, preferring to let the attorneys lay out their case. Supreme Court. Of those surveyed, 50% said Gor...

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China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue

China criticizes North Korea, praises US on nuclear issue

Ahead of the "Day of the Sun" on April 15, one of the biggest celebrations in the North Korean calendar, North Korea analysts said satellite images showed Pyongyang was "primed and ready" for a sixt...

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Runoff likely in much-watched U.S. congressional race in Georgia

Runoff likely in much-watched U.S. congressional race in Georgia

And according to Brian Fallon, the former spokesperson for failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton, Ossoff's showing in Georgia's 6th district could potentially be a roadmap for the...

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Anti-Zuma Protests 2017: South Africans Call For President Jacob Zuma's Resignation

Zuma's comments show "that he is out of touch with the South African public's very valid anger over his destructive leadership", the party said . Calls for Zuma's resignation have since grown an...

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Capitals beat Maple Leafs, tie series at 2 games apiece

However, the Preds came back to tie the game in the third on two goals from Filip Forsberg . Alex Ovechkin scored the other Capitals' goal while Nicklas Backstrom added two assists. Even-strength s...

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Young admits to facing uncertain Man Utd future

Young admits to facing uncertain Man Utd future

It means the coach wasn't able to transfer the right concentration, desire, ambition to win this type of game. Mourinho's most crucial decision was however to employ Herrera as a man-marker on Eden ...

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New 'Buy American, Hire American' Order May Do Little for Small Businesses

The president called the order "bold new steps" toward making good on his campaign promises to generate more jobs for out-of-work Americans. President Trump has moved towards his first major break...

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Air Strike Kills 18 in Syria's Idlib Province-Observatory

ABC News reported that 20 Syrian aircraft were hit and demolished in Thursday's strike, which is welcoming news for Syrians who have to deal with barrel bombing from the Assad Regime on a constan...

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Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

Minnesota dairy farms affected by US-Canada trade dispute

But the Americans now have us over that barrel. You'll note that the US doles out tens of billions every year on farm subsidies, so its criticism of supply management reeks of hypocrisy, made doubly s...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav issue: India cancels maritime talks with Pak

The Vienna Convention states the State that detains a national of another country must allow consular officers of that country to access the detainee. India has also conveyed the message to Pakistan, ...

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Ivanka Trump Is Making Out Like a Bandit Under the Trump Administration

Ivanka Trump Is Making Out Like a Bandit Under the Trump Administration

From the moment she set foot in the White House, her vaguely-defined but expansive role as the president's "eyes and ears" has created an unprecedented new "advisor" position for the self-styled bus...

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France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

France says pressure needed to stop North Korea crossing next nuclear hurdle

Calling the communist regime "the region's most risky and urgent threat", Pence stressed once again that " all options are on the table ". North Korea regularly threatens to destroy Japan, South Kor...

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Turkey pleased by Trump's approach: President Erdogan

President Donald Trump congratulated Turkey's president for sweeping up more power. Opposition parties , the Turkish bar association and the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe moni...

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Russia vetoes UN resolution on Syria chemical attack

After the session, the Syrian ambassador was asked by CNN to comment on President Donald Trump's remarks in an interview that Assad was "an animal". Still, Tillerson sought to stress the positives f...

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Venezuela's opposition seeks to keep pressure on Maduro

Socialist officials dismissed the opposition marches as efforts to destabilise the government, pointing to barricades of burning trash mounted by protesters and vandalism of public property. Moncada t...

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Afghanistan Officials Say 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By 'Mother Of All Bombs'

Afghanistan Officials Say 36 ISIS Fighters Killed By 'Mother Of All Bombs'

But that changed on Thursday, when the GBU-43 aka the " mother of all bombs " was dropped on a complex of underground tunnels and caves used by ISIS fighters in eastern Afghanistan, close to the count...

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Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

Mom films arrest, handcuffing of autistic Florida boy

Haygood can be heard telling deputies her son has autism. A school resource officer recognised him and said he had an outstanding warrant against the boy for assault. The child was then released on ...

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Trump Congratulates Erdogan after Narrow Referendum 'Victory'

A senior official with the Trump administration said the President did not raise any concerns about the referendum with Erdogan , describing that part of the phone call as a "simple congrats". "We th...

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National Football League star crashes Sean Spicer's White House press briefing

Blount , who led the NFL with 18 rushing touchdowns this season, told NFL Network's Rich Eisen, "I just don't feel welcome in that house, I'm going to just leave it at that". Trump has saluted Patr...

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Death Toll From Syria Car Bomb Rises To Over 100

Death Toll From Syria Car Bomb Rises To Over 100

Yasser Abdellatif, a member of the powerful Ahrar al-Sham group that negotiated the transport deal, said at least 30 rebels were killed in the explosion. Dozens of the civilians were also kidnapped ...

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North Korea threatens 'all-out war'

North Korea threatens 'all-out war'

North Korea's deputy representative to the United Nations, Kim In Ryong, accused the United States on Monday of creating "a situation where nuclear war could break out an any time " and said Pyongy...

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2-year probation sought for Jakarta governor

2-year probation sought for Jakarta governor

Over 13,000 polling stations opened for about 7.1 million eligible voters in Jakarta , according to the city's electoral commission. Basuki Tjahaja Purnama, who is of Chinese heritage, trailed form...

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Melania Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll, Reads to Children

Melania Trump Hosts White House Easter Egg Roll, Reads to Children

The event was first held in 1878. Though this year's Easter Egg Roll was smaller than last year's, which drew more than 30,000 attendees, Stephanie Grisham, spokeswoman for first lady Melania Trump,...

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