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Netanyahu Vows to Work with Trump on Palestine Peace Efforts

Netanyahu Vows to Work with Trump on Palestine Peace Efforts

Ambassador Ron Dermer told AIPAC: "For the first time in many years... there is no daylight between our two governments". US Vice President Mike Pence had reiterated that President Donald Trump wa...

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Ahmed Kathrada, South African anti-apartheid activist - obituary

The top six of the ruling African National Congress (ANC) are divided down the middle on whether or not to remove Gordhan, two sources told Reuters. JOHANNESBURG (AP) - The funeral of one of South A...

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Park supporters march in Seoul against impeachment

Prosecutors have reportedly prepared more than 200 questions for Park. Park, 65, became the first democratically elected leader to be removed from office when the Constitutional Court on March 10 up...

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Israeli American Jew Arrested For Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats

Israeli American Jew Arrested For Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats

USA federal authorities have been investigating a surge of threats against Jewish organisations, including more than 100 bomb threats in separate waves over the past three months targeting Jewish comm...

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Trump dreams of Democrats

Trump dreams of Democrats

We're going get to yes. And with us to talk about where they go from here is NPR congressional correspondent Susan Davis. "Sorry that didn't work". Washington may be dominated by one political party ...

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Tax hikes fund $52 billion California road plan

Tax hikes fund $52 billion California road plan

Gov. Jerry Brown said the plan would cost most drivers less than $10 per month and would be offset by reduced vehicle-repair expenses. For the first time, owners of zero-emission vehicles would pay a ...

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Man wanted in killing of St. Catharines boy arrested

Man wanted in killing of St. Catharines boy arrested

Catharines apartment. Police have confirmed that the child who died in hospital is the stepson of 43-year-old Justin Justin Kuijer, who is wanted for attempted murder in Friday's attack. "It's a big...

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McCain calls for Tillerson to be given team at US State Dept

If no agreement is found soon, the meeting will go ahead as scheduled on April 5-6, three diplomats said. But Mr Tillerson will now be able to attend the summit, avoiding a clash with a meeting with...

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Senate showdown looms on Supreme Court pick as Dems oppose

My position is, given the extremely strong arguments - again and the history of not filibustering Supreme Court justices as is evidenced by the fact that two of the current justices are on the court h...

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Intel Dem: 'What's the holdup' on Yates testimony?

He said the evidence showed that the intelligence community had incidentally collected information on President Donald Trump's transition team, and possibly Trump himself, during the postelection ...

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Britain can still change its mind & stay, say European Union lawmakers

Britain can still change its mind & stay, say European Union lawmakers

The triggering of Article 50 marks the beginning of a two year process during which the United Kingdom and the European Union will determine the terms of the UK's exit (such as financial commitmen...

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Uttar Pradesh: At least 12 people injured after Mahakoshal Express gets derailed

Giving details of the incident, the CPRO said that the train derailed between Mahoba and Kulpahar stations. All injured were rushed to hospitals and discharged later. The Railway ministry has issued...

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Led coalition not protecting civilians

Votel said Islamic State militants were aware of USA sensitivities to civilian casualties and were exploiting them by using human shields in Mosul . A source close to Abadi's office said the US...

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Berlin rejects parallel trade talks with Britain during Brexit negotiations

Speaking on Sky News , Amber Rudd insisted that the Prime Minister hadn't linked the two issues - that trade and security were put into two different sentences - but European leaders will be in lit...

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Legislator Quits Freedom Caucus Saying Some Would Vote 'No' on 10 Commandments

Legislator Quits Freedom Caucus Saying Some Would Vote 'No' on 10 Commandments

Throughout the debate on health care, and when this bill was first introduced-the replacement bill-I sat down with doctors, and nurses, and seniors, and folks from the disability committee, and talked...

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Former Russian Lawmaker Denis Voronenkov Shot Dead in Kiev

The attacker allegedly shot Voronenkov twice in the head as he was leaving the Premier Palace Hotel and wounded his body guard, who shot back at the attacker. The Kremlin was cagey on the shooting, ...

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Putin Opponent Detained by Police Amid Massive Protests in Russian Federation

Thousands of people heeded his call and took to the streets in Moscow , Saint Petersburg, Vladivostok, Novosibirsk, Tomsk and several other major cities, which also led to hundreds of arrests, includ...

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Odd-Looking Ronaldo Bust Steals the Show at Airport Ceremony

Odd-Looking Ronaldo Bust Steals the Show at Airport Ceremony

Cristiano Ronaldo just received another huge honor. The Aeroporto da Madeira in Ronaldo's home town of Funchal was named after the Portugal worldwide in a ceremony on Wednesday, with a bronze bus...

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Feds extend deadline for first border wall bids

But timing is tight because Congress will only be in session 12 days between now and then. Trump made the construction of a border wall to stem the flow of illegal immigration a centerpiece of his...

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Thousands in London take to streets to protest Brexit plan

On Saturday, the remaining member states adopted the Rome Declaration , which calls for enhanced cooperation and unity. Poland together with the rest of the Eastern nations, is anxious over the ide...

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European Union sets April date for special Brexit summit

European Union sets April date for special Brexit summit

Announcing the date, Tusk vowed to make "the process of divorce the least painful for the EU" - although he did not mention what pain lay ahead for Britain. The announcement came shortly after Commis...

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Suspect Arrested Near U.S. Capitol After Officers 'Nearly Struck' By Vehicle

The incident happened around 9:30 a.m. Wednesday near the U.S. Capitol grounds between the area of the Botanic Gardens and the Rayburn Building. Capitol Police said at least one officer opened fir...

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Israeli police kill Palestinian woman who tried to stab them

In addition, while Israel demolishes Palestinian buildings and puts obstacles and impediments to the issuance of building permits in East Jerusalem , it approved the construction of thousands of hous...

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Iraq military: ISIS bomb, not U.S. airstrike, killed 200 civilians in Mosul

Iraq military: ISIS bomb, not U.S. airstrike, killed 200 civilians in Mosul

In Baghdad, visiting USA army chief of staff, Gen. Mark A. Milley, said on Monday that what caused the explosion was still unkown and added that "some degree of certainty will be known in the coming d...

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Nunes Rebuffs Calls To Leave Russia Investigation

Nunes Rebuffs Calls To Leave Russia Investigation

Not only that but the Russians' knowledge about what Flynn had said left him open to blackmail, the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned. Here's the problem, though: Nunes also told Lake that "h...

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Macron wins backing of second Socialist minister

Macron wins backing of second Socialist minister

Le Pen is predicted to win the first round of voting but after that only the top two candidates progress with polls favouring Macron in a head-to-head. Still, pollsters now project a second-round land...

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United Kingdom government snubs Scottish parliament vote to hold new independence referendum

The Scottish Parliament's backing for a second independence referendum must be respected, Scotland's First Minister has said . There were cheers in the house after MEPs voted 69-59 in favour of the...

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Trump, Christie pledge to combat nation's opioid addiction

Bill Baroni, 45, the former deputy executive director of the Port Authority of NY and New Jersey, received a 24 month sentence earlier in the day in a separate proceeding in the same courtroom before ...

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Korean prosecutors summon Park, presidential poll on May 9

The impeached president is facing a total of 13 charges, including abuse of authority and bribery. Hwang has been seen as the best hope in the conservative camp as public support for Park and conser...

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The pound is drifting lower ahead of Article 50 being triggered

The pound is drifting lower ahead of Article 50 being triggered

We could see a knee-jerk sell-off in the currency as the exit process finally becomes a reality. However, given how prepared traders were beforehand, losses were ultimately minimal. Sterling was mixed...

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Human remains from South Korea 2014 ferry tragedy found

Family members of victims onboard the sunken ferry Sewol look on during a memorial ceremony at the sea off Jindo, South Korea, in this handout picture provided by the Ministry of Oceans and Fisherie...

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Corroded South Korean ferry loaded onto transport vessel

The vessel was lying more than 40 meters (130 feet) below the waves off southwestern South Korea and the operation, originally scheduled for previous year, had been pushed back several times because o...

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Zuma orders finance minister's return from UK

Zuma orders finance minister's return from UK

Backed by the top echelons of the ANC, he has survived several scandals since taking office in 2009. The top four South African banks closed accounts linked to the Gupta family businesses and in tur...

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22-Year-Old Okla. Cop Shot to Death, Receives No Media Coverage

Sunday night, around 11:30, Officer Justin Terney, 22, pulled over a vehicle near Benson Park and Gordon Cooper . "The (stun gun) doesn't have any effect on (the suspect) and he continues running t...

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Hospital Industry Reacts to the Failed Healthcare Bill

The legislation was subject to much speculation and debate since the November 2016 elections, which resulted in Republicans controlling both chambers of Congress and the White House. President Trump h...

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