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Scottish lawmakers back call for independence vote

Yesterday's vote came the day after Sturgeon met with May in Glasgow, and the day before the process for leaving the European Union will be formally triggered by the PM. Sturgeon was strongly criticis...

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Le Pen says the European Union 'will die', globalists to be defeated

French far-right leader Marine Le Pen dropped in on Russia's Vladimir Putin for a chat Friday, in a move that once again stoked the argument over Russian influence in Western politics. Le Pen argues t...

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Trump Calls Story about His Alleged Ties with Russian Federation a Farce

They get - for the Clinton Foundation - literally millions and millions of dollars sent to the Clinton Foundation, Hillary herself has to sign off on the Uranium One deal, where Russian Federation lit...

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Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians

Amnesty: US-led coalition not protecting Mosul civilians

He said that restrictions on strikes had not been loosened, but that civilian casualties were "fairly predictable" because of the quagmire of urban warfare. Townsend said again and again that the US ...

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Scottish parliament backs bid for new independence referendum

Sturgeon is likely to make the formal request to the British government for a section 30 later this week, after May formally starts the Brexit process on Wednesday by triggering Article 50. Rejecting ...

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USA cautioned after Iraqi civilian deaths

USA cautioned after Iraqi civilian deaths

The rights group's allegations came after the USA military acknowledged carrying out a March 17 airstrike in an area of western Mosul where residents say an explosion killed more than 100 civilians. O...

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Donald Trump 'upset' with son-in-law for 'vacationing' while health care bill struggled

Donald Trump 'upset' with son-in-law for 'vacationing' while health care bill struggled

Shit didn't actually hit the fan, however, until first daughter Ivanka Trump and her mannequin husband Jared Kushner moved in. The Obamas moved to the area after leaving the White House so their dau...

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Russia criticizes US-led coalition over bombing of Syria dam

Russia criticizes US-led coalition over bombing of Syria dam

On Sunday, advancing SDF fighters captured the Tabqa military airbase, 4km south of Tabqa city and 8km south of the Euphrates Dam, from the Islamic State after "violent clashes", the group said . "...

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US envoy to UN: Syria's Assad 'hindrance to moving forward'

Speaking at the annual American Israel Public Affairs Committee (AIPAC) conference for the first time as President Donald Trump's United Nations envoy, Nikki Haley called a December resolution criti...

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Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to question 2K potential jurors

Prosecutors fight Cosby bid to question 2K potential jurors

Cosby, and witnesses should be admonished in advance of testifying that they may not reference other women, including those who have accused Mr. Cosby of sexual misconduct", McMonagle and Agrusa wrote...

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White House denies preventing Atlantan Sally Yates' testimony

White House denies preventing Atlantan Sally Yates' testimony

Nunes said, I'm not stepping aside; why would I? "After taking a brief phone call, Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) swapped cars and slipped away from his staff, congressional officials said". Spicer rep...

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Williamson Thwarts Proteas With Record-equalling Ton, NZ On Top

South Africa XI: Theunis de Bruyn, Dean Elgar, Hashim Amla, JP Duminy, Faf du Plessis (c), Temba Bavuma, Quinton de Kock (wk), Vernon Philander, Keshav Maharaj, Morne Morkel, Kagiso Rabada. It was ...

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Despite abandoning debt vow, Canada's Trudeau safe over budget

In the case of infrastructure, major spending on child care and a new national housing fund to prioritize housing for vulnerable groups such as seniors and Indigenous people was announced, but the fun...

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Russia general claims US-led coalition hit dam in Syria

But its former chief engineer warned the control room was "out of service". The UN has warned the flooding could be "potentially catastrophic" for those areas downstream. Joseph Scrocca, a coalition p...

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French presidential candidates face off in marathon debate

French presidential candidates face off in marathon debate

A few years later, she divorced and joined Macron in Paris , where he completed his studies at the National School of Administration (ENA), one of France's most prestigious schools, in 2004. Ozka...

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Charlton pay tribute to Westminster terror attack victim PC Keith Palmer

Holly and Phil commended his instinct to help but Davis said: "I just knew he was in a great deal of difficulty". The husband and father to a five-year-old girl was one of five people, including Mas...

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Trump scraps Obama-era climate change regulations

Trump scraps Obama-era climate change regulations

Telling coal miners on hand what they dearly want to hear, despite the fact that worldwide demand for coal is falling and automation is putting more and more miners out of work. The move to lift the C...

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Gong Show Host Chuck Barris Has Died at 87

Gong Show Host Chuck Barris Has Died at 87

In a 2003 interview with the AV Club , Chuck Barris downplayed his role in TV game show history. He was a steelworker and salesman before joining NBC as a page. The CIA has said Barris never ...

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I still remain South Africa's finance minister - Gordhan

Following a directive from the President of the Republic of South Africa, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and National Treasury Director General Lungisa Fuzile are preparing to return tonight from t...

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Tourists stranded, power outages, 'war zone' cities: Australia's Cyclone Debbie aftermath

Authorities assessing the damage also looked to the impact on the Great Barrier Reef, half of which was covered by Cyclone Debbie. One person said a neighbour's caravan "exploded" and sent fragments...

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Adityanath to campaign in Delhi civic elections

Adityanath to campaign in Delhi civic elections

Criticising the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)-led Uttar Pradesh Government for banning slaughterhouses in the state, the Samajwadi Party on Tuesday alleged that the saffron party is doing this in order...

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Sudan president, sought by ICC, welcomed by Jordan's king

Safadi underlined a resolution under which Arabs reject any unilateral decisions affecting the status quo of Jerusalem, in the light of recent United States officials' intention to relocate the embass...

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Earth Hour 2017: United Nations goes dark to support protecting the planet

Earth Hour 2017: United Nations goes dark to support protecting the planet

Lights will be switched off in 7,000 cities across the world at 8:30 p.m. Saturday evening to mark the 10th annual Earth Hour. Between 8:30 pm and 9:30 pm yesterday, several landmarks across the glo...

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Paris, London, Seoul to 'grade' cars based on emissions

The British capital, home to one third of the three million European citizens living in the country, voted largely to remain in the EU in the June 2016 referendum. We want to be attractive to companie...

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British national Gutseriyev main buyer of Sberbank's Ukrainian affiliation

British national Gutseriyev main buyer of Sberbank's Ukrainian affiliation

Shares of Russia's Sberbank (SBRCY) rose 0.2% after it said it would sell its Ukraine subsidiary to a consortium. State-controlled Sberbank said in a March 27 statement that a consortium led by ...

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Turkish foreign minister to visit Switzerland amid row over rallies

Earlier this week, Erdoğan hit out at European Union leaders after his ongoing feud with Holland and Germany claiming Europe's streets would not be safe unless Turkey is treated better. The Swiss fore...

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Whiteside's buzzer-beating tip-in lifts Heat past Pistons

Johnson threw Whiteside over his shoulder in celebration as Heat players sprinted off the bench to join in. Smith's short jumper with 30 seconds left put the Pistons up four. KCP was aggressive all ...

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Israel arrests Jewish teen over anti-Semitic threats in US, elsewhere

Israel arrests Jewish teen over anti-Semitic threats in US, elsewhere

The FBI and other law enforcement cooperated with the investigation in Israel, using technology to track down the origin of the threats, which included emails and calls to the U.S., Australia and Ne...

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UK Asks WhatsApp To Open Up To Intelligence Services

WhatsApp is a popular messaging app with end-to-end encrypted instant messaging that can be used on various platforms, including Android, iPhone and Windows smartphones, and Mac or Windows PCs. "We ...

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Lawmakers back measures to protect Israel by punishing Iran

European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini yesterday (27 March) reiterated the EU's commitment to a two-state solution and its opposition to Israel's settlements in Palestine. "We talk abo...

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Health care: Obama warns against changes that harm Americans

The legislation is scheduled for a floor vote in the House on Thursday. "We're ready, and we're eager to get this to the Senate", said Rep. McMorris Rodgers, R-5 District, speaking at a leadership...

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Likely candidates for South Korean president in May 9 election

Likely candidates for South Korean president in May 9 election

South Korea will hold a snap election May 9 to replace ousted President Park Geun-hye, a vote that is expected to usher in a government with dramatically different political priorities. Spokesman for ...

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Compromise and fix Obamacare -- Robert Wilson

Compromise and fix Obamacare -- Robert Wilson

The divisions, coming on top of House Republicans' inability to deliver on a priority they all share - repealing and replacing "Obamacare" - raised serious questions about whether they will be able ...

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President Xi meets US Secretary of State

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (center left) attends talks with China President Xi Jinping in Beijing. But hot-button issues were set aside as Xi complimented Tillerson on his efforts to achiev...

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Police probe alleged threats to assault victim

In August, law enforcement officials successfully petitioned Facebook to disable the social media accounts of Korryn Gaines, who was live-streaming her armed standoff with Baltimore County police. "...

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