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Anti-aircraft missiles fired at Israeli air force in Syria - army

This also looks to be the first operational use of Israel's Arrow anti-ballistic missile system - launched possibly at an errant Syrian surface-to-air missile - that might have landed in Israeli terri...

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Nunes under pressure in Russian Federation probe

On March 23 , Yates' attorney asked the Justice Department whether she could testify without constraints. Nunes has canceled the rest of the committee's meetings this week, Democratic committee m...

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May's 'Article 50' letter delivered by hand to EU's Tusk

May's 'Article 50' letter delivered by hand to EU's Tusk

We were a permanent member as a member of the EU. The fallout followed the delivery of Ms May's historic letter to president of the European Council, Donald Tusk, officially notifying him of the U...

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Health Care Repeal defeated for now

Do we, as a country, believe that everyone ought to have access to health care they need? "I think we're closer today to repealing Obamacare than we've ever been before, and are surely even closer...

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US, Russia, China, 40 others boycott United Nations meeting on nuclear weapons

India too chose to skip the meeting. The message was read before the "United Nations conference aimed at negotiating a legally binding instrument on the prohibition of nuclear weapons, leading to ...

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USA attorney general: Sanctuary cities may lose Justice Department grants

Sessions urged so-called " sanctuary cities " - which refuse to notify Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) when they have illegal immigrants in custody - to comply with federal law. Explaining ...

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3 storm chasers die in crash during Southern Plains storms

Williamson and Yarnall worked as contractors for the Weather Channel , which released a statement mourning the storm chasers. Of course, people in the Cassville area will miss following Kelley and ...

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Sheridan JCPenney among 138 store closures nationwide

Sheridan JCPenney among 138 store closures nationwide

Stores slated for closure "either require significant capital to achieve the company's new brand standard or are minimally cash flow positive today relative to the company's overall consolidated avera...

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Early reports of damage in wake of Australia's Cyclone Debbie

She was delivered in an ambulance station in Cannonvale, Queensland, a town hit hard by the category four storm. According to local police, one man was "hurt badly" due to a collapsing wall, The Gua...

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Malaysians among top 50 happiest nationalities in the world

Another major country, China, has made major economic strides in recent years, but according to the report, its people are not happier than they were 25 years ago. They believe that happiness is an im...

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House intelligence chairman under pressure in Trump-Russia inquiry

A lawyer for former deputy attorney general Sally Yates says in letters last week that the Trump administration had moved to squelch her testimony in a hearing about Russian meddling in the presiden...

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Car driver stopped by police on Westminster Bridge on Thursday

Police said 40 people were injured after Masood, a 52-year-old Briton with a history of violent offenses, plowed a auto along a pavement on a bridge before stabbing a police officer outside the parlia...

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Zinke: Border wall 'complex,' faces geographic challenges

Short pointed to the confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch, whose nomination will be on the Senate floor next week, as well as a looming funding deadline on April 28 that must be met to k...

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Schiff Says Nunes Canceled Russia Hearing to Protect Trump

Schiff Says Nunes Canceled Russia Hearing to Protect Trump

Schiff pointedly called the postponement was a cancellation. On Friday Chairman Devon Nunes, R-Calif., canceled open committee hearings with former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper,...

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United Kingdom identifies attacker as ISIS claims responsibility

Security services will now try to establish whether Masood received instructions from Isis - which claimed he was one of their "soldiers" the attack - or whether he was receiving religious instruction...

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Swearing-in of new Uttarakhand CM on Saturday

Swearing-in of new Uttarakhand CM on Saturday

Rawat was sworn in as the hill state's ninth chief minister by Governor KK Paul at Parade Grounds here. Rawat, who is considered to be close to BJP chief Amit Shah, was given responsibility of regio...

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Salmond: Scotland could drop pound

Salmond: Scotland could drop pound

To observers of United Kingdom politics, it is hard not to see the irony in the prime minister's comments. This is one point higher than-two-and-half years ago. The incumbent first minister added th...

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Gennady Golovkin vs. Daniel Jacobs

But even though he floored Daniel Jacobs in the fourth round of their middleweight title unification bout Saturday night at Madison Square Garden, there was Jacobs still on his feet and exulting at ...

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Sobhi plays 90 minutes as Stoke lose to Chelsea 2-1

This was just the second Premier League game Hazard has missed this season. "Eden is showing great football but also has great character and great personality in every game", Conte said on Friday....

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Key House Republicans Move to Stabilize Obamacare

After Republicans' health care bill fell apart on Friday afternoon, House Speaker Paul Ryan sent his lawmakers home for the weekend. "Things were added to the bill based on the input of the Freedom Ca...

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Adityanath assures fair, impartial probe into attack on Nigerian students

A Nigerian being attacked by IndiansNarendra Mishra, a journalist with Times of India, has released a video of an assault on a student identified as a Nigerian. "He has assured that there will be a fa...

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Erdogan urges US, Britain to drop 'exaggerated' laptop ban

Erdogan urges US, Britain to drop 'exaggerated' laptop ban

He described European Union member states' defense of the Netherlands after it denied entry to Turkish ministers to campaign for the referendum as unacceptable. Turkey has been incensed by USA suppor...

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First 2017 women's major may bring joust for top rank

First 2017 women's major may bring joust for top rank

Ko missed the cut at last week's Kia Classic, where she was also the defending champion, but before that reeled off three top 10s in succession. "One thing I was very fortunate with was to play with...

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Helicopter goes missing over the Irish Sea with five people on board

Helicopter goes missing over the Irish Sea with five people on board

The privately owned aircraft is believed to have left Milton Keynes at around 11:30am on its way to Dublin and the its last communication was received just after 12pm. There are no plans to resume the...

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Over 300 civilians killed since start of west Mosul operation

The rights group Amnesty International warned that any failure to take adequate precautions would be a "flagrant violation of international humanitarian law". "Make no mistake about it, ISIS will cont...

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US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

US denies loosening rules for avoiding civilian casualties

The coalition does not publish data identifying which air force carried out specific air strikes. Throughout his election campaign, President Donald Trump pledged to target Islamic State militants...

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EU, US condemn 600 detentions at Moscow anti-corruption rally

Peskov said without mentioning Navalny by name that the Kremlin is anxious that "some people will continue using (politically) active people... to their own ends, calling them to illegal and unauth...

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USA Hockey Reaches Wage Agreement With Women's National Team to Avoid Boycott

An agreement still has yet to be made after the two sides met for eight hours . The public disagreement was fueled Monday when 16 U.S. Democratic senators - including New Jersey's Cory Booker and...

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'Thank you, goodbye', EU's Tusk tells United Kingdom after May triggers Brexit

He later told reporters there was no point pretending it was a "happy" day. To Britain, he said: "We already miss you". Today, the two-year Brexit clock began its countdown. The Prime Minister acc...

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North Korea to pursue nuclear program; defies USA sanctions

North Korea to pursue nuclear program; defies USA sanctions

The warning comes after the isolated nation tested a new type of rocket engine last weekend and carried out a failed missile test on Wednesday. But according to US military officials, it exploded se...

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Woman in custody after 'criminal' incident near US Capitol

Woman in custody after 'criminal' incident near US Capitol

According to United States media outlets, police opened fire in Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C., after a driver attempted to run them over. The Capitol Hill and nearby U.S. Witnesses near the scene s...

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Arab leaders: Two-state solution best option in Israeli-Palestinian conflict

Earlier Tuesday, King Abdullah II of Jordan welcomed Arab leaders arriving for the summit, including Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir, who is being sought by the International Criminal Court on cha...

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Nunes says Russian Federation probe will go on 'with or without' Dems

Nunes says Russian Federation probe will go on 'with or without' Dems

Deputy Attorney General Sally Yates speaks during a news conference at the Justice Department in Washington June 28, 2016. He said that a line in that letter said that if the White House didn't ...

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Russian Federation ex-MP Killed in Kiev, Ukraine Blames 'State Terrorism'

Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko said Voronenkov's killing "clearly shows the handwriting of Russian special services shown repeatedly in various European capitals in the past". He was schedul...

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Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

A decade ago, Graham became part of the "Gang of 14", which negotiated allowing most of the stalled nominees to get a final confirmation vote in exchange for not abolishing the filibuster in the futur...

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