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2 die in mass protest against Venezuela government

MARGARET WARNER: These latest protests erupted last month, after the pro-government Supreme Court took over the powers of the national legislature controlled by the opposition. Their repeated attempt...

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Airline Passengers Have New Weapon To Fight Overbooking

Airline Passengers Have New Weapon To Fight Overbooking

As previously reported, airline personnel on the flight bound for Louisville from Chicago had asked for passenger volunteers to give up their seats so that several United employees could make their ...

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Russian Federation relations at new low after Syria attacks

Russian President Vladimir Putin met with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Moscow on Wednesday as the two countries traded sharp accusations about a chemical weapons attack in Syria. Putin h...

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Sessions tells federal prosecutors to make criminal immigration offenses a priority

Sessions tells federal prosecutors to make criminal immigration offenses a priority

The illegal entry and reentry is nothing new at all. "For those that continue to seek improper and illegal entry into this country, be forewarned: This is a new era". But his Tuesday speech during h...

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North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of USA 'recklessness'

North Korea prepares 'pre-emptive strike' in wake of USA 'recklessness'

On Thursday, the North's state-run Korean Central News Agency (KCNA) said Kim watched from an observation post as special forces dropped from light transport planes "like hail" and "mercilessly blew u...

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Donald Trump's dairy bombast isn't a threat to the industry

Donald Trump's dairy bombast isn't a threat to the industry

Tuesday evening, Canada's ambassador to the US sent his own letter to Walker, calling for the governor "not to lay blame where it does not belong". Ottawa must stand up to U.S. Four U.S. dairy indus...

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IMF concerned about credit boom in China

IMF concerned about credit boom in China

The report, released twice a year, said those challenges would come in ways that are hard to estimate or predict before the negotiation is completed. However, Obstfeld warned that, "capitulating to ...

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France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

France promises proof Assad regime behind chemical attack

While the Syrian military continues to deny responsibility for the attack against Khan Sheikhoun, blaming the rebels and stating that it would never use chemical weapons, "it is hard to imagine that A...

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Protests greet Jacob Zuma at 75

Protests greet Jacob Zuma at 75

Zuma's firing last month of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in a Cabinet reshuffle intensified concerns about the direction of the country. Markets reacted quickly: South Africa's currency plummeted...

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India, Australia sign MoUs on combating terrorism, civil aviation security

According to Financial Review , Turnbull said Australia and India are both in need of closer security ties in the region because the rise of China had resulted in "a sea change in our interest in eac...

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Allies silent over 'show of force' by U.S. carrier

Allies silent over 'show of force' by U.S. carrier

The Vinson is accompanied by a destroyer ship with an Aegis combat system to track and intercept missiles. Meanwhile, according to photos posted on the US Navy website , the Vinson enters the Sun...

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Allies silent, jibes in China over USA carrier mix-up

A passenger walks past a TV broadcasting a news report on North Korea's failed missile launch from its east coast, at a railway station in Seoul, South Korea, April 16, 2017. 'We have said again and a...

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Tillerson slams Iran nuclear deal as 'failed approach,' vows 'comprehensive review'

He said the USA also is evaluating whether to redesignate Pyongyang as a state sponsor of terrorism. Like with the North, Tillerson said, the Trump administration was unwilling to be patient with Iran...

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Pence says US won't negotiate directly with North Korea -- for now

Pence says US won't negotiate directly with North Korea -- for now

On Tuesday the U.S. and Japan kicked off talks aimed at achieving a new economic relationship - in line with Trump's vow to focus on bilateral trade deals rather than multilateral ones that he says ha...

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British Lawmakers Overwhelmingly Support Early General Election In June

Theresa May, the British Conservative prime minister, is a hard read. Those also to vote aye included the eight Democratic Unionist Party MPs, three Plaid Cymru, two Ulster Unionist Party, Green Par...

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Murder suspect Steve Stephens dead after police pursuit in PA

Murder suspect Steve Stephens dead after police pursuit in PA

Stephens fled with officers in pursuit. "We would have preferred it not ended this way", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams said. The FBI and local authorities had been scouring the countr...

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Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

Pence evades question on North Korea sabotage

Even as he affirmed US support for its Asian allies in dealing with North Korea, Pence pressed South Korea and Japan for better trade terms. He also said the USA will honor its alliance with Pacific...

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General election: UK Parliament approves Theresa May's snap vote

After addressing a rowdy session of the House of Commons, Ms May won the support of 522 MPs in the 650-seat Parliament for an election on June 8, an easy victory for the Prime Minister who could see h...

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Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

Britain set for snap election in Brexit shadow

Theresa May fired the starting pistol on the Conservatives' election campaign by travelling more than 200 miles from Westminster to Greater Manchester to ask voters for a mandate to lead post-Brexit B...

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Trump Signs 'Buy American And Hire American' Executive Order

Set by Congress. Changing the way visas are allocated... "There are likely provisions in it to make sure H-1B visas are going to their intended objective and are not being abused by corporations to ...

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Warren Gatland blasted for dropping England star Joe Launchbury for Lions tour

Hartley lost out to England teammate Jamie George, who has been selected despite acting as understudy at hooker for his global captain Rory Best and Ken Owens. Warburton, who was Gatland's captain for...

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May asks public to trust her decision on snap poll

Now that lawmakers have approved the election, Parliament will be dissolved on May 2. The Lib Dems now have just nine seats in Parliament. A two-thirds majority of MPs must agree to a move that will...

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Trump administration to review Iran sanctions relief: State Dept

Trump administration to review Iran sanctions relief: State Dept

While negotiating the deal with its P5+1 partners - Britain, France, Russia, China and Germany - the administration agreed to leave off the table other issues of concern likely to have made reaching a...

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USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

USA, Mexico, Canada announce joint bid for 2026 World Cup

Soccer Federation head Sunil Gulati told reporters in NY. At a news conference on Monday (10 April) on the 102nd floor of One World Trade Center in New York City, the heads of the three countrie...

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U.S. military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

U.S. military confirms apparent failed North Korea missile test

His late father, Edward, served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War and was awarded the Bronze Star on April 15, 1953. President Donald Trump has suggested the US will take a tougher stance again...

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Pence says USA to expand military alliance with Japan

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says the U.S. will not relent until it achieves its objective of ensuring the Korean Peninsula is free of nuclear weapons. North Korea, however, withdrew from the si...

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US VP Mike Pence says to North Korea: 'The sword stands ready'

The North held a show of military might in a parade over the weekend and tested another missile on Sunday, which the Pentagon said blew up nearly immediately after launch. But Trump and his aides su...

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UK Parliament votes in favour of early national election

With the passing of the vote, the election campaign has begun in earnest, with just 50 days to go until the vote on June 8th. Both Sturgeon's Scottish Nationalists and the Liberal Democrats want B...

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'The sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

'The sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

Mr Kim called the news conference to "categorically reject" the U.S. decision to hold an open meeting of the Security Council on April 28 on North Korea's nuclear programme, which is scheduled to be c...

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Kashmir unrest: Protesting students clash with police

Kashmir unrest: Protesting students clash with police

Government forces are not supposed to enter college or university premises without special permission, and on Saturday, the union said the police action was created to help the state "rule by repressi...

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