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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

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'

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

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

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

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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British parliament backs May's plan for June 8 snap election

Praising MPs for backing her during a stump speech in the north-west of England, the PM said: "It's great to be here in Bolton, fresh from the House of Commons, fresh from winning a vote in the House ...

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Palestinian inmates in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

Barghouti has spent 15 years in prison since being arrested by Israeli forces in 2002, during the Second Intifada, as leader of the ruling Fatah faction's military wing. Palestinian political prisoner...

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Dairy farmers worry about trade to Mexico

He vowed to get Canada to lift its trade limitations. "Canada does not accept the contention that Canada's dairy policies are the cause of financial loss for dairy farmers in the United States", Amb...

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UK parliament approves June 8 general election

The apparent concession comes after Mrs May faced taunts of "frit" from Labour backbenchers at Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons, as leader Jeremy Corbyn accused her of running scared...

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Trump Signs Bill Letting States Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Trump Signs Bill Letting States Block Some Abortion Provider Funding

Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa and Republican Representative Diane Black of Tennessee sponsored the legislation Trump signed Thursday, H.J. "We won't stand for it", Schriock declared. "Fo...

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France's Le Pen hardens her tone in final straight

France's Le Pen hardens her tone in final straight

People walk past campaign posters of Emmanuel Macron (L), head of the political movement En Marche! The first round of the French Presidential election takes place on Sunday 23 April, with the exit ...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations statement on North Korea's missile tests

The BBC's Stephen McDonell in Beijing says the Chinese government appears to be becoming increasingly frustrated with North Korea, its traditional ally. "So far, I think that what we see is that unpre...

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Ivanka Trump secures her global brand, now from a White House base

Ivanka Trump secures her global brand, now from a White House base

The first daughter was forced to release a statement vowing to keep her business separate from her political post over a backlash following her meeting with Xi Jinping. The Chinese government denied t...

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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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