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Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election

Merkel ally sees 'tail wind' from German state election

The dip in support for the SPD was a setback in its first electoral test under new leader Martin Schulz, whose promise to tackle inequality has resonated with many voters nationally and re-energised t...

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US Senate slows Trump border wall spending request

US Senate slows Trump border wall spending request

He said Kelly would ultimately decide if some sort of electronic surveillance is more appropriate than a wall at certain locations along the border. Meanwhile, the White House's unveiled its latest ...

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Westminster attack: Six arrested had 'no connection'

Rowley said police had made two further " significant " arrests overnight, one in the West Midlands and one in the north west of the country. The 39-year-old woman who was arrested at an address in ...

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Senate intelligence leaders pledge bipartisan Russian Federation probe

Burr described the review as, "challenging to say the least", as both men made clear this was turning out to be maybe their most important duty - ever - in the Congress. Richard Burr (R-NC), the Chair...

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US Vows to End 'Israel-Bashing' at United Nations

Since taking office in January, Trump has indicated he is willing to break with decades of USA policy by moving the embassy and being open to a one-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict i...

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Putin meets Le Pen

In turn, Le Pen, leader of France's far-right National Front party, criticized European Union sanctions against Russian Federation, calling them "unfair and silly", Tass reported . It is rare for P...

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Britain to decide Northern Ireland's fate after talks fail

If no agreement has been reached, the British parliament will begin to fill the power vacuum in Northern when it returns from its Easter recess on April 18 by bringing legislation to set local taxes o...

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Former French PM Valls adds backing to Macron bid

Former French PM Valls adds backing to Macron bid

Macron quit the Socialist government a year ago to form his own movement, En Marche (On the Move), saying he wanted to shake up the political class. Socialist candidate for the presidential election...

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Nicola Sturgeon has invited us all to move to Scotland - fancy it?

The Scottish parliament is set next week to approve the first minister's proposal for a referendum to be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. "Frankly, rather than pursuing their hard-right Br...

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UK Police: More 'Significant Arrests' Made In Connection With London Attack

Khalid Masood, a recent Birmingham resident, had a lengthy criminal record including assault and weapons charges before police say he sped a rented SUV through pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge an...

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Britain's divorce from the European Union begins

Britain's divorce from the European Union begins

EU President Donald Tusk received on Wednesday a notification letter from the British ambassador to the Union that triggers a two-year countdown to Brexit under Article 50 of the EU treaty. But sh...

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Spring storm forecast: 4-6 inches of wet, heavy snow Friday

Spring storm forecast: 4-6 inches of wet, heavy snow Friday

Meantime, in the Northwoods, a chance of rain/snow showers stays in the forecast through the day. Thursday: Partly sunny with a high near 63. Cloudy, with a high near 62. The rain on Thursday wi...

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Agency programs under threat in the Trump budget

Agency programs under threat in the Trump budget

And as the Peter G. Peterson Foundation, which advocates for a balanced budget, pointed out in a tweet on Friday, it's not the part of spending that budget hawks worry about. Baker said proposed cut...

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Radio City's Parent Music Broadcast Lists At 26% Premium To Issue Price

Radio City's Parent Music Broadcast Lists At 26% Premium To Issue Price

After opening and touching a high of Rs 420 a share, the scrip hit a low of Rs 368 on profit-taking. India's benchmark Sensex index rose 0.21% to closed at 29,648.99 points. The IPO comprised fresh is...

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How Congress could kill Obamacare after all

The Wisconsin Republican says "defunding" Planned Parenthood belongs on legislation to repeal the Affordable Care Act. The chairman of the House tax committee declared Monday he is "turning the ...

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Chinese President Xi Meets US Secretary of State

Tillerson arrived in Beijing earlier yesterday after visits to U.S. allies Japan and South Korea where he said the USA would no longer observe the "failed" approach of patient diplomacy favoured by ...

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Saudi King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit

Saudi King Salman invites Egypt's Sisi to visit

The talks between the three leaders, held on the sidelines of the Arab League Summit by the Dead Sea, emphasised "Egypt's and Jordan's backing for the legitimate rights of Palestinians, in addition to...

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White House says more changes 'possible' to health care bill

The revisions by House GOP leaders to round up votes come at a cost - literally. One Trump supporter, who showed up at the event, says he stands in support of President Trump's agenda. Ron Wyden, th...

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Constitution bench of SC to hear triple talaq cases from May 11

Constitution bench of SC to hear triple talaq cases from May 11

She claimed that she was assaulted by her in-laws and husband, who gave her "triple talaq" (verbal divorce) after which she was left on road to die. The apex court referred the matter to the Constitut...

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Human Remains Discovered On Lifted Wreck Of South Korean Ferry

The project to pull the ferry out of the water intact was aimed at recovering the bodies of the people still missing and conducting a detailed investigation into the disaster. The ministry called an e...

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Budget 2017 invests in Canada's transition to a clean economy

The national trade corridors fund was created "to address urgent capacity restraints and freight bottlenecks at major ports of entry and to better connect the rail and highway infrastructure" accordin...

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North Korea tests new type of high-thrust rocket engine

A man watches a TV news program showing an image that North Korea's Rodong Sinmun newspaper reports of a ground test of a new type of high-thrust rocket engine at Seoul Railway station in Seoul, Sou...

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Bale attacked by O'Shea: I was lucky just to need stitches

Had Ireland snatched a late victor, as almost happened when James McClean's effort was deflected the wrong side of the post, Martin O'Neill's side would have remained two points clear at the top of th...

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Amid tensions, China and North Korea inaugurate new charter flight

Amid tensions, China and North Korea inaugurate new charter flight

During the weekend, the website reported the possibility of vehicles and trailers at the site being used to install a nuclear device for an underground test. It was the North's first such missile test...

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House Public Education Committee advances fixes to Texas public school finance system

House and Senate negotiators of both parties are racing to reach agreement on a spending package to prevent a government shutdown on April 28. Pro-Life Texans are hopeful that this session legislato...

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Ukraine: Former Russian lawmaker and Vladimir Putin critic shot dead in Kiev

Mr Voronenkov, 45, a former member of the communist faction in the lower house of Russian parliament, had moved to Ukraine last autumn and had been granted Ukrainian citizenship. Relations between ...

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Rex Tillerson pledges to work together with China

En route to Beijing , Tillerson visited USA allies Japan and South Korea where he declared Washington would drop the "failed" approach of patient diplomacy with Pyongyang, warning that American milit...

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'A sad day for Europe' : EU leaders react to Brexit day

'A sad day for Europe' : EU leaders react to Brexit day

Britain is Canada's fourth-biggest trading partner, but would be excluded from a Canada-EU trade pact once it leaves the EU in two years - a deadline prompted when British Prime Minister Theresa May ...

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Trump hails United States troops in Iraq despite deadly Mosul raid

What I don't know is were they [the civilians] gathered there by the enemy? "It looks like they did", he said . "My initial impression is the enemy had a hand in this". The rights office said it wa...

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Arab summit highlights two-state solution as cornerstone of peace

Arab summit highlights two-state solution as cornerstone of peace

The proposed peace deal with Israel, he continued, should lead to the establishment of an independent Palestinian state with East Jerusalem as its capital. Previous Arab League summits have seen littl...

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Spicer: More Evidence Of CNN Collusion With Hillary Than Trump With Kremlin

Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey has said that, while there is no basis for Donald Trump's claims about being wiretapped by Barack Obama, the agency is investigating claims tha...

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French presidential debate dominated by Islam and Burkini row

Le Pen mocked Macron for being "void" of content when he spoke and - while referring to his past jobs as a banker, civil servant and minister - denounced candidates who "indisputably defend private in...

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Cummings: Nunes Should be Investigated for Trump Revelations

Cummings: Nunes Should be Investigated for Trump Revelations

The former directors of national intelligence and the CIA and the former acting attorney general had agreed to testify publicly on March 28. He urged anyone else with information relevant to the i...

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Israel's Netanyahu Says He's Committed To Work With Trump on Peace Efforts

He accused the Obama administration of "damaging trust" with Israel and promised a new day under US President Donald Trump- a line which earned him applause from the crowd. The continued expansion of ...

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Sewol 'remains' are animal bones: South Korea ministry

People and relatives of victims of the Sewol ferry watch the ongoing salvage operation off the coast of South Korea's southern island of Jindo on March 28, 2017. The salvage operation had been a key...

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