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UK's 44-year Run as EU Member Ends as Brexit Begins

By triggering Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, the Britain and European Union are expected to have a two-year process in which the terms of exit will be negotiated. Germany and its partners "certa...

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Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union

Britain officially files for divorce from the European Union

The letter was hand-delivered to European Union president Donald Tusk in Brussels by Tim Barrow, Britain's ambassador to the EU, after being signed by May in her Downing Street office. And she sai...

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Spicer Tells Reporter He Is Interpreting Yates Letter in 'Plain English'

Spicer Tells Reporter He Is Interpreting Yates Letter in 'Plain English'

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes abruptly canceled a hearing this week on links between Russian officials and the Trump campaign on the same day that a lawyer for the former actin...

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China is not militarizing South China Sea, Premier Li says

Australia, which has fought alongside the U.S.in every major conflict since World War I, has been careful not to offend China, which was responsible for 31 percent of its merchandise exports in th...

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Syria fires missiles at Israeli jets following airstrikes

The military said the debris was the result of the Israeli interception of missiles fired from Syria toward Israeli positions and bases. The Israeli army denied any planes had been struck and the Sy...

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France's Le Pen Calls for Tighter Border Controls After UK Parliament Attack

France's Le Pen Calls for Tighter Border Controls After UK Parliament Attack

Mediametrie said that the debate reached 47.9 per cent of the country's television audience. A point in Fillon's favour is that he is the only one of the top three candidates who would be able to se...

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US Isn't Doing Enough to Prevent Civilian Deaths in Mosul

Gen. Stephen Townsend at a Pentagon press briefing. A recent spike in civilian casualties in Mosul suggests the us -led coalition is not taking adequate precautions as it helps Iraqi forces battle...

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Dogs howl as ousted S. Korea leader abandons her 'fur kids'

Dogs howl as ousted S. Korea leader abandons her 'fur kids'

Park, who has denied those allegations, was named by prosecutors as an accomplice when they charged her friend, Choi Soon-sil, in November. Holding a presidential election on such short notice would...

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Bill Gates Still World's Richest With $86 Billion Fortune, According to Forbes

Bill Gates Still World's Richest With $86 Billion Fortune, According to Forbes

The magazine put his net worth at $3.5 billion, down $1 billion from the rankings it issued a year ago. He was followed by Berkshire Hathaway chief executive Warren Buffett, whose wealth was cited t...

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Gilt yields near one-month low as Britain starts clock on Brexit

In the referendum held on June 23 previous year, 52 percent of Britons voted to leave the European Union in a historic and surprise move. European airports have also called for a back-up plan, sayin...

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GST rates will not raise prices of commodities: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

GST rates will not raise prices of commodities: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley

He said Tamil Nadu, being one of the manufacturing states, had initially opposed the GST Bill but it was happy that some of the concerns of the state were addressed. Earlier, Finance Minister Arun J...

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'We already miss you': EU Council President Donald Tusk's emotional Brexit message

A majority of Britons voted to leave the bloc at a referendum in June over issues including immigration. May told lawmakers in London shortly afterwards that "this is a historic moment from which ...

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Merkel rejects May's call for parallel talks on EU-UK ties

The two sides now have until March 2019 to agree on a divorce settlement and - if possible - establish a new relationship between Britain, the world's fifth-largest economy, and the European Union, a ...

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Battle for Mosul: US 'probably had role in civilian casualties'

Battle for Mosul: US 'probably had role in civilian casualties'

The U.S. -led coalition received 27 reports of incidents involving civilian casualties in Iraq and Syria in January, up from 12 in December, according to the most recent statistics. "The fact that...

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Counting Votes: Gorsuch May Need Nuclear Path to Supreme Court

Counting Votes: Gorsuch May Need Nuclear Path to Supreme Court

She said Gorsuch will get a floor vote one way or another, whether it's a roll call for confirmation or a roll call to end a filibuster . On Monday, the Senate Judiciary committee started its del...

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Shots fired near Capitol Hill after driver hit cop vehicle

Shots were fired as law enforcement attempted to arrest the woman, during which she attempted to ram both a Capitol Police vehicle and other officers who were on foot, Malecki said. "We're not going t...

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Organisation of Islamic Cooperation delegation visits Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

Organisation of Islamic Cooperation delegation visits Pakistan-occupied Kashmir

The delegation also visited refugee camps and interacted with Kashmiri refugees who had migrated from IoK to escape Indian atrocities. The visit of the OIC delegation was agreed during the visit of th...

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South Korea officials: Bones found near ferry not of victims

Bones found near the wreckage of a South Korean ferry belonged to animals, not missing passengers from the ship's 2014 sinking in which 304 people died, the government announced Tuesday. A small numbe...

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Only 17 Percent Of Voters Support American Health Care Act

Only 17 Percent Of Voters Support American Health Care Act

The poll from Thursday found that 74 percent of Americans oppose cutting funds to Medicaid (only 22 percent support it) and 56 percent oppose the Obamacare repeal bill (only 17 percent support it). ...

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Brexit Begins: UK Triggers Article 50 to Begin European Union Divorce

Brexit Begins: UK Triggers Article 50 to Begin European Union Divorce

Sir Tim Barrow, British ambassador to the EU, handed over the Article 50 letter to European Council President, Donald Tusk, in Brussels. "I think this is largely attributed to reducing one element...

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Erdogan Warns Europeans Not to "Walk Safely" if Current Attitude Persists

Erdogan argues that European powers are using Nazi tactics by banning Turkish political rallies. German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel told Passauer Neue Presse on Sunday that his country was t...

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Investigators lacked basic information on London attacker

There still isn't a definitive motive for Masood's attack, which killed four people and injured over 40, though his history of violence and former investigations into his ties to violent extremism pai...

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Former President Hosni Mubarak leaves Cairo military hospital

Deposed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been freed after being cleared of charges against him. Mubarak, 88, held the seat of president in 1981 after Anwar Sadat's assassination. After suffering...

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Brexit Begins: United Kingdom Begins Formal Process to Leave European Union

Other issues which are likely to be discussed are things like cross-border security arrangements, the European Arrest Warrant, moving EU agencies which have their headquarters in the United Kingdom an...

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US military says difficult to avoid Mosul casualties, probes blast

Gen Townsend stressed that it should not be considered a deliberate act. Local officials in Mosul have accused Iraqi security forces and the the US-led worldwide coalition against IS of using excess...

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Saudi, Jordan sign deal on $3 billion in Jordan investments

Aboul Gheit pointed out that he expects Palestinian officials to seek rephrasing some of the draft resolution and adjust the wording of its stipulations. In Twitter messages, Greenblatt said he was ...

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Islamic State shells at Syria dam, forcing engineers to halt work

Five former dam employees issued a statement via Facebook on Tuesday calling for an "immediate and complete cessation of military operations in the area of the dam, power station and Tabqa city", as...

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British ambassador hands Brexit letter to EU Council President

We want to buy your goods, sell you ours, trade with you as freely as possible, and work with one another to make sure we are all safer, more secure and more prosperous through continued friendship....

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Israeli-American teen arrested in Israel for over 100 JCC bomb threats

The suspect, not yet identified by officials, is reportedly a 19-year-old who holds both Israeli and American citizenship. The suspect will be brought before the Rishon Lezion Magistrate's Court l...

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PM May says now is the time for Britain to be united

PM May says now is the time for Britain to be united

Nine months after Britons voted to leave, May notified EU Council President Donald Tusk in a letter that the U.K.is quitting the bloc it joined in 1973. Brexit Secretary David Davis - the man charged...

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Scottish parliament backs call for new independence referendum

Update: That didn't take long. "The point is that we are one United Kingdom and it was a vote of the whole United Kingdom". "Now is the time when we should be pulling together, not hanging apart", sh...

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Chinese Premier Arrives in Australia for Official Visit

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang (L) and his Australian counterpart Malcolm Turnbull hold a joint press conference after their annual talks in Canberra, Australia, March 24, 2017. "Total beef exports overal...

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IRA fighter turned peacemaker McGuinness dies: Sinn Fein

Two years later, McGuinness toasted the queen's health during a banquet Windsor Castle. During his time in office McGuinness forged an unlikely friendship with then Democratic Unionist Party (DUP) l...

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Putin critic shot dead in Ukraine

Kiev Police Chief Andrei Krishchenko said the murder was likely a contract killing. Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko immediately called the killing an "act of state terrorism" by Russian ...

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White supremacist fatally stabs black man in racist attack

White supremacist James Jackson , who stabbed Timothy Caughman on Monday, had apparently taken the bus up to NY from Baltimore because "he wanted to make a statement ", according to Assistant...

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