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Martin McGuinness, IRA Leader And Politician, Dies At 66

Mr McGuinness became deputy first minister in 2007, standing alongside Democratic Unionist Party leaders Ian Paisley, Peter Robinson and Arlene Foster. It was a horrific, devastating, violent day - an...

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United Kingdom police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

United Kingdom police, Muslim youths to link hands to mark London attack

Police officers, Muslim youths and hundreds of others linked hands Wednesday on Westminster Bridge to honor the four people who died in a terrorist attack that started on the span a week earlier. "Whi...

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Where do Washington Republicans stand on health care bill?

Plans aired by Trump during his election campaign and his first two months in office lifted US stock markets to new highs. Republican leaders recrafted the bill this week to try to satisfy critics,...

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Judge approves plan on fix for 18000 Flint water lines

The state has also set aside a $10 million dollar buffer for "unexpected expenses", putting the amount almost equal to the $100 million set aside by the EPA following former President Obama's legislat...

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Canada may legalise cannabis by Canada Day 2018

Canada may legalise cannabis by Canada Day 2018

Another report , however, indicated the bill would be introduced on April 20, or 4/20, a symbolic date for marijuana users. The guy's been making some progress in almost all platform areas for the la...

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Israel's Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on peace efforts

Some 64 per cent of Israelis are less willing to support a full withdrawal from the occupied West Bank as part of a settlement agreement to establish a Palestinian State, according to a new poll rel...

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South Korea's President Park faces questioning over corruption scandal

Park said Tuesday she was "sorry" to the people as she underwent questioning by prosecutors over a corruption scandal that led to her removal from office. South Korea will hold a presidential election...

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PYD takes Tabqa Dam in northern Syria: local sources

The U.S. -led worldwide coalition - named the Combined Joint Task Force: Operation Inherent Resolve - said the dam had not been targeted by airstrikes. "We are determined to take the Euphrates Dam", S...

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Backed Syrian militias say pause operations near Tabqa dam

The Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) announced on Sunday that they captured the Tabqa airbase, 45km west of Raqqa, the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group's de facto capital ...

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Abbas expects Arab summit backing ahead of talks with Trump

Abbas expects Arab summit backing ahead of talks with Trump

They underscored the centrality of the Palestinian cause to the Arab world and said that occupied East Jerusalem is an Arab city and capital of the State of Palestine. "We hope we will be able to agai...

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London terror attack: Donald Trump Jnr blasts London mayor

MP for Ilford North, Wes Streeting , hit out at Trump Jr for exploiting the London terrorist attack to criticize the mayor. Mr Khan has been an outspoken critic of President Trump. Many supporters...

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Backed assault near Isis-held Tabqa Dam halted to avoid 'catastrophic' flooding

The dam is a major strategic objective of the SDF's USA -backed campaign to isolate and capture the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa, some 40 km (25 miles) to the east. There was no explanation given....

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Sunken S. Korean ferry set to be loaded on transport vessel

The partially lifted sunken ferry Sewol , center, is ready for transport in waters off Jindo, South Korea , Friday, March 24, 2017. The government initially planned to salvage the ferry by the end...

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UP will emerge as PM Modi's state of dreams: Adityanath

Later he also spoke in the Lok Sabha. A stickler for cleanliness, the saffron-robed 44-year-old chief minister had administered a sanitation pledge to officials a day after he took over as the UP CM...

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Statement: Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

Statement: Utah man killed, wife injured in London attack

The U.S. State Department initially declined to comment on reports that Americans were victims of the attack, according to The Washington Post . " Most importantly, so do the victims and families"...

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Israel arrests suspect behind US-Jewish bomb threats

Israel arrests suspect behind US-Jewish bomb threats

The suspect, who has dual citizenship in the USA and Israel, allegedly made threats to other locations in Canada, New Zealand and Australia, Israel police spokesman Micky Rosenfeld said on Twitter ...

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US may have played role in Mosul deaths, says commander

US may have played role in Mosul deaths, says commander

Most of the dead were buried in the rubble of collapsed buildings, and the U.S.is still assessing whether its bombing was directly responsible. The remains of at least 12 people - among them women a...

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Conservative Groups Won't Be Sidelined, Health Vote Shows

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said the Trump White House wondered how a Republican Congress and president could not come together. "From the beginning of the process, I think the way it ...

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China says preparatory work for Xi-Trump meeting has begun

We had a very good exchange on that and we will continue to be talking with one another on what we can both do along working with others to bring North Korea to a different place, where we are hopeful...

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Sheriff Hodgson: Feds should arrest sanctuary city mayors

Sheriff Hodgson: Feds should arrest sanctuary city mayors

He made the comments before the House Judiciary Committee on Tuesday. Bob Goodlatte, a Virginia Republican. "Sanctuary cities will start to fade if their leaders start running into legal trouble", h...

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Supreme Court orders new look at

Supreme Court orders new look at "swipe fees" law

The court, in a 8-0 decision, threw out a lower court's ruling upholding the NY law as a price regulation. NY is one of 10 states that limit how merchants can describe the lower prices they charge f...

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Danny Blind dismissed as Netherlands coach

Netherlands now languish in fourth position in their respective qualifying table, trailing six points behind the leaders France, and three points off second placed Sweden at the half way stage of the ...

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Cambodia bans export of breast milk by US company

Cambodia bans export of breast milk by US company

Ambrosia Labs - known in Cambodia as Khun Meada, which means "gratitude of mothers", had been exporting milk from more than 90 Cambodian women for more than two years. The post said the company woul...

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Coal Association embraces Trump's approach on Power Plan

Instead, he's launched an aggressive campaign he says will help the coal , oil and gas industries. And Democrats, environmental groups and scientists said the executive order ignores the realities of...

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Bulgaria votes in tight parliamentary snap election

As number of legislators in the 240-seat parliament, according to Alpha Research, GERB would have from 86 to 88, BSP - 75 to 77, MRF - 25 to 27, the Patriots - 25 to 27, Volya - 13 to 15 and the Refor...

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UK government rejects Scotland's bid for second independence referendum

Prime Minister Theresa May has not ruled out a second referendum, but she has rejected the proposed timetable. The vote was originally scheduled to take place last week but the Parliament's presidin...

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Trump signs order to reverse Obama-era climate policies

The order makes good on Trump's promise to end what he called a "war on coal", and to bring back coal jobs. Given that private sector investment in the renewable energy industry hit $350 billion in ...

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French hopeful Macron's risky move: Campaigning for Europe

French hopeful Macron's risky move: Campaigning for Europe

They show Socialist Benoît Hamon set for a humiliating fifth place in the first round eliminator on April 23rd. Mr Macron thanked Mr Valls for his support on Europe 1 radio, but said he would not ...

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Theresa May triggers Article 50 signalling the start of Brexit

Theresa May triggers Article 50 signalling the start of Brexit

Some influential commentators believe this decision was a key test of the EU's attitude to negotiations with the UK. Britain and the bloc have very different ideas about how the next two years will ...

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GOP pulls health care overhaul off House floor

GOP pulls health care overhaul off House floor

Obamacare was rammed down everyone's throat, 100% Democrat. Instead, he blamed Democrats and argued that the Affordable Care Act , known as Obamacare, will likely collapse in the future. "And tomor...

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House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman

But by now we do know enough to call for an energetic and impartial investigation - and it's doubtful that one will ever emerge from the House and Senate intelligence committees. White House officia...

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EU chief dismisses 'threats' of British exit without a deal

EU chief dismisses 'threats' of British exit without a deal

This means Theresa May is free to push the button on withdrawal talks - now expected in the last week of March. July. 11: Following a heated leadership contest, Home Secretary Theresa May becomes Pr...

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Tillerson calls for stabilized, safe havens as Islamic State fighters retreat

Tillerson calls for stabilized, safe havens as Islamic State fighters retreat

At the State Department on Wednesday, officials from 68 countries and organizations gathered for a two-day summit to coordinate plans to fight ISIS. Both have centered on the extensive use of airst...

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Britain formally triggers Brexit with letter to EU

Sir Tim Barrow, the UK's ambassador to the European Union, hand-delivered a letter, the formal notification of the start of the legal process to take Britain out of the bloc, at 1.30PM. Leaving the Eu...

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Sturgeon wins vote for second referendum

Nicola Sturgeon said her mandate for another vote is now "beyond question", and warned it would be "democratically indefensible and utterly unsustainable " to attempt to stand in the way. Scottish vo...

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