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Blue Lives Matter Bill Halfway To Passage

The bill, sponsored by Rep. Kevin Bratcher, R-Louisville, adds the hate crime classification to offenses committed against peace officers, firefighters or emergency medical technicians. More than thre...

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House Republicans Request Justice Department Investigation Of Leaks

House Oversight Chairman Jason Chaffetz and House Judiciary Chairman Bob Goodlatte have requested an inquiry into whether government employees leaked classified information to journalists in the aft...

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Tillerson says USA may work with Russian Federation after Lavrov meeting

Tillerson says USA may work with Russian Federation after Lavrov meeting

Trump's spokesman Sean Spicer on Tuesday said the new United States president "has been incredibly tough on Russia" and "expects the Russian government to de-escalate violence in the Ukraine and retur...

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China blocks coal imports from North Korea, tracking Kim Jong-nam case

China blocks coal imports from North Korea, tracking Kim Jong-nam case

She was identified using earlier surveillance video from the airport, police said. The South Korean military will blast news of Monday's assassination of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un's half-broth...

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Does Kim Jong-nam's Assassination Point to Unrest in N.Korea?

North Korean spies have also had to protect each other, according to Lee Sun-Sil, who helped establish the North's Worker's Party as an underground political party in South Korea. Kim Jong Nam said s...

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Blast in Lal Shahbaz Qalandar's shrine, 17 killed, over 50 injured

Contingents of police have reached the shrine that is situated slightly off the Super Highway in Sindh province. Sources on the ground have reported that thousands of people had gathered at the shri...

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India to Attract Foreign Tourists by Giving Free SIM Cards at Airports

The minister further said that the facility would be initially available at Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi, which will later cover remaining 15 international airports in the country. For...

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CETA trade deal approved but 'future far from certain'

The Canadian Senate and European Union national parliaments still have to approve CETA , though Harder expects Canada's upper chamber to give its endorsement in March or April. Some industries are ...

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Eight women, 1 child killed in Yemen air raid

Eight women, 1 child killed in Yemen air raid

One showed a man kneeling in the dust cradling the body of an elderly woman. A coalition spokesperson was not immediately available for comment. The UN says the civilian death toll has reached 10,...

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Commuters face another 24 hours of rail walkouts

Commuters face another 24 hours of rail walkouts

Mick Whelan, general secretary of Aslef, said: "We understand and support the decision arrived at democratically by our members and will now work to deliver a resolution in line with their expectation...

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Trump has offered Robert Harward the job as Flynn's replacement

The official spoke on condition of anonymity, because White House officials were not authorized to speak publicly about the national security post. Russia's aggression in Ukraine and Syria and Repub...

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German raids target imans suspected of spying for Turkey

German raids target imans suspected of spying for Turkey

Austrian Greens Parliamentarian Peter Pilz said memos from the Turkish Embassy in Vienna and the Turkish Consulate in Salzburg showed ATIB, the Austrian equivalent to DITIB, sending in reports on Gu...

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West has no right to decide Syria's future, says Assad

West has no right to decide Syria's future, says Assad

Trump last month issued an executive order, since suspended by a US district judge, that temporarily barred travelers from seven mostly Muslim countries including Syria, as well as imposing an indefin...

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Fresh round of Syria talks begins in Kazakhstan

The Astana talks are to be followed by a new round of UN-sponsored peace talks in Geneva on February 20. The regional brokers met separately for talks with regime and rebel delegates on Thursday in ...

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Anglicans: share your views on the same-sex relationships vote

Anglicans: share your views on the same-sex relationships vote

The Bishop of Coventry, Christopher Cocksworth, was forced to apologise to the Archbishop of Canterbury late Wednesday night for the error that falsely implied the bishops were divided on the report. ...

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Trump ally to review intelligence agencies

Yes, you're right, I can hear you, it's Russian Federation. Trump himself has asked for less information in his daily intelligence briefings than his predecessors. Trump's distrust for the intellige...

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Deja vu: Canadiens replace Michel Therrien with Claude Julien a second time

Deja vu: Canadiens replace Michel Therrien with Claude Julien a second time

No matter what happens, there will be second-guessers and hot-take artists who will crucify the Bruins if Julien rides into Montreal and rights the Habs ship with a team that's been in first place a...

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Russia Dismisses Reports of Contacts With Trump Campaign Before Election

Russia Dismisses Reports of Contacts With Trump Campaign Before Election

South Carolina's senior US senator says a select committee may be needed to look into any ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian intelligence officers. McCain has had his share of ...

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PSG Director Not Ruling Out Signing Messi

If anything, the two first half goals emboldened them and once they saw Barça recoil, they attacked. "However, we are only at half-time in this match - we have to keep working for the return leg". T...

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Canadian support for European Union trade deal falls ahead of ratification

Canadian support for European Union trade deal falls ahead of ratification

Over 700 activists surrounded the European Union parliament building in Strasbourg, France , forcing a delay of the vote as parliament members had to be escorted past those protesting a trade deal wh...

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Trump Says Russia Took Crimea

Trump Says Russia Took Crimea

That led General Barry McCaffrey to call Trump's words "the most anti-American statement ever made by the President of the USA". "We joined Russian Federation and they stopped giving a damn about us",...

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Sasikala booked for 'detaining' AIADMK MLAs in resort

However, India's Supreme Court found her guilty of having " disproportionate assets " to her income and sentenced her to serve a four-year prison sentence. Sasikala, who remained holed up in a five-s...

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Inquirer Editorial: Flynn's departure leaves questions about Trump ties to Russian Federation

Sometime in December after sanctions were imposed on Russian by the Obama Administration in retaliation for Russian interference in the presidential election, according to reporting by the Washingt...

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European Parliament Approves Inclusion of Shipping in European ETS

European Parliament Approves Inclusion of Shipping in European ETS

The European Union has agreed a trade deal with Canada that could be worth €72 billion. The European Parliament has approved on Wednesday the Canada-EU free trade deal. The deal, which was sev...

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EU MEPs support incorporation of shipping into EU emissions scheme

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau delivers his much-anticipated address to the European Parliament later today, where he will argue for free trade in the face of an increasingly hostile, populist oppo...

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Trump slams intel community for report on Russian Federation connections

Trump also accused members of the intelligence community of "illegally" handing over information to the news media, parenthetically questioning "(NSA and Federal Bureau of Investigation?)". He tweeted...

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The NYPD Tasered A Pregnant Teenager, Video Footage Shows

The NYPD Tasered A Pregnant Teenager, Video Footage Shows

The video from the February 10 incident shows several officers surrounding the teen, who cries, "Get off!" "I was screaming I was pregnant the whole time". Rosario told NBC 4 NY that she simply wa...

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U.S. threatens to 'moderate its commitment' to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

British Defense Secretary Michael Fallon agreed with Mattis, saying that the organization "must become more agile and allies must spend more on defense". " NATO is in the midst of transformation. Per...

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Settlements, two-state solution: Exactly what Trump, Netanyahu said

Settlements, two-state solution: Exactly what Trump, Netanyahu said

A number of statements from Trump indicated a dramatic shift in US Middle East policy, including an indifferent attitude toward a two-state solution, saying a single-state solution would work as w...

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Repairs to Oroville Dam could cost up to $200 million

Repairs to Oroville Dam could cost up to $200 million

Given that Oroville Dam is the tallest in the nation at 770-feet high, it makes no sense to have its last line of defense being an undeveloped hillside. The construction site is being continually moni...

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SGF Babachir Lawal Says Buhari Will Complete 8 Years in Office

SGF Babachir Lawal Says Buhari Will Complete 8 Years in Office

The lawmakers were said to have left Abuja yesterday morning and arrived London in the afternoon. The visit by the National Assembly leaders comes exactly one week after their separate telephone con...

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Reince Priebus and Steve Bannon insist there is no division between them

The report goes on to suggest that Trump is frustrated that Priebus couldn't get more congressional Republicans on board with his agenda by now. Pence and Priebus were the forces in the administrati...

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Kim Jong Un's Brother Killed At Malaysian Airport

South Korea's top spy chief said Wednesday that North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un personally ordered the assassination of his half-brother, who died Monday night after being attacked at a Malaysian ...

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On the proposal to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI,

On the proposal to merge Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI,

The Cabinet, however, hasn't yet taken up a proposal for the merger of Bharatiya Mahila Bank with SBI, although such a move is under consideration, he added. The merger is expected to result in cost-s...

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Trump Meets With Retail CEOs to Discuss Taxes, Jobs, And Economy

Trump Meets With Retail CEOs to Discuss Taxes, Jobs, And Economy

Trump said in a tweet . A 20 percent Mexican import tax was floated by the White House two weeks ago as a way to pay for the border wall with Mexico. "Later this week, several top retail executive...

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