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PM Netanyahu Welcomes New US Ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

USA officials still insist they support the eventual goal of Israel and a future Palestine living side-by-side within agreed borders-but they will not pressure the Jewish state for concessions. Israel...

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Whistleblower in Brazil meat scandal takes on powerful industry

Whistleblower in Brazil meat scandal takes on powerful industry

In response to the investigation, trading partners of Brazil imposed import restrictions or heightened scrutiny of imports of Brazilian meat products. The U.S. Department of Agriculture said in a st...

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Three dead, others sent to hospital after head-on crash near Caledonia

Three dead, others sent to hospital after head-on crash near Caledonia

Police said no names would be released until relatives were notified and said it was too early to speculate on the cause of the collision. The 21-year-old driver of the vehicle also died in the cras...

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N. Korea Calls Missile Launches Regular Drill

N. Korea Calls Missile Launches Regular Drill

The reported launch failure came as US and South Korean troops were conducting their annual military drills that the North calls an invasion rehearsal. (Seoul time). North Korea is pushing hard to u...

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Head of US intelligence inquiry refuses to step aside

Head of US intelligence inquiry refuses to step aside

Asked by a reader for a movie recommendation, Mr Mnuchin said: "I'm not allowed to promote anything that I'm involved in". Ms. Trump took a prominent role within President Donald Trump's campaign...

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McGuinness' coffin carried through streets

Mr McGuinness was 66 years-old, and died in his sleep after suffering from a rare heart condition. The chemotherapy required to combat the formation of organ-choking protein deposits sapped him of h...

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Three anti-India protesters gunned down in held Kashmir

Three anti-India protesters gunned down in held Kashmir

Another police officer speaking on condition of anonymity said at least 28 people were injured, including eight government forces personnel. Witnesses said intense clashes between rock-throwing prot...

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Turkey expects better cooperation with Trump administration on Syria: foreign minister

But he did not rule out future operations in Syria under a different campaign name. Ties between Ankara and Washington were strained during Barack Obama's administration, particularly over USA coope...

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Arsenal boss Wenger explains Alexis substitution

The Gunners are in one of the worst periods of form since Wenger took the reigns at the club 20 years ago. "No Contract #Wenger Out" the banner read, and the fans sent their message loud and clear t...

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Westminster terrorist Khalid Masood 'used WhatsApp' minutes before attack

Earlier on Saturday, officers released seven people with no further action and a 32-year-old woman who had been arrested in Manchester was placed on police bail pending further enquiries to a date lat...

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Brexit: Britain files Article 50 letter to formally leave European Union

Britain now has two years to negotiate a divorce deal with the European Union, during which the two sides will have to come to agreement over questions of citizens' rights, an exit bill, immigration a...

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Tillerson , Xi emphasize cooperation in Beijing meeting

Tillerson , Xi emphasize cooperation in Beijing meeting

Reviewing the achievements of bilateral ties, Tillerson said it is necessary for both countries to have closer cooperation and coordination, noting that the United States is ready to work with China...

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Korea tests high-thrust missile engine

The test coincided with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's trip to Beijing, the final stop on his first official tour of the region, which included visits to South Korea and Japan. A USA administratio...

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Palestinian tries to stab Israeli police, shot dead

Eyewitness, Mummad Shalodi told Al Jazeera that he did not see a knife, but it appeared that the woman tripped and grabbed the police barrier after which she was shot. Ali was later charged with mansl...

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Storm chasers die in auto crash as they pursue tornado

Storm chasers die in auto crash as they pursue tornado

John Gonzalez as saying. His team chose the latter. Authorities said Williams was driving a black Suburban about four miles west of Spur, Texas with his storm chasing partner Randall Yarnell. "K...

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Senate Democrats vow to filibuster Gorsuch high court nomination

Though Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch has effectively flown through his Senate confirmation hearings, the 10th Circuit Court judge might temporarily have his wings clipped by Senate Democrats. T...

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Australia to begin evacuating cyclone-hit island resorts

Australia to begin evacuating cyclone-hit island resorts

The storm halted at least 20 percent of coal output from the biggest producing basin in Queensland, with BHP Billiton Ltd. and Glencore Plc suspending operations. How does it feel, and I, we see you o...

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Schiff: GOP Intel Chair Nunes Should Recuse Himself From Russia Probe

Schiff: GOP Intel Chair Nunes Should Recuse Himself From Russia Probe

Nunes said the hearing with Comey and Rogers would be rescheduled. "He may say that he made a mistake on this or that", Chaffetz said, referring to Cummings. "The fact that he met with a banker, I t...

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Putin ready to meet Trump at Arctic summit in Finland

Western countries sanctioned Russian Federation due to Moscow's annexation of the Crimea peninsula from Kiev and Russia's role in the Ukraine crisis. Putin toured the Franz Josef Land archipelago, a...

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Chuck Schumer: Democrats will filibuster Judge Gorsuch An error occurred

As Judge Neil Gorsuch breezed through the home stretch of confirmation hearings Thursday, Senate Democrats' struck a defiant public posture while looking behind the scenes for a possible deal that c...

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Sinn Fein: Northern Ireland's Martin McGuinness dies after short illness

In Mr McGuinness' hometown, crowds braved snow and sleet to accompany his coffin, which was draped in an Irish tricolour, from the funeral parlour to his home. He served prison time for IRA-related ac...

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Woman Found With Suspect In Deadly Tecumseh Officer Shooting Arrested

Authorities say Shepard was also struck by gunfire and remains hospitalized. The 22-year-old was only on the force for a couple of months when he was shot repeatedly after chasing a suspect into the...

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Syrian forces fire at Israeli jets

Syrian forces fire at Israeli jets

The Syrian army chief of staff said they downed an Israeli military jet today and hit another one over the Bureij region near the border with Lebanon. In 2006, Hezbollah fought a war with Israel and a...

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North Korea could be preparing for a fresh nuclear test

Seoul's defence ministry would not be drawn on details of the latest report, but said it was "keeping a close watch over the North, using surveillance assets of both South Korea and the United State...

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Albanese slams government for skipping United Nations nuclear ban talks

Last week, the White House said President Donald Trump's administration would conduct an examination of whether a world free of nuclear weapons was "a realistic goal". Supporters of the potential pact...

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Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, with 4 United States nuclear reactors unfinished

Westinghouse files for bankruptcy, with 4 United States nuclear reactors unfinished

However, a flood of cheap natural gas from shale, the lack of USA legislation to curb carbon emissions and the 2011 Fukushima nuclear accident in Japan dampened enthusiasm for nuclear power. SCANA s...

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United States official voices concern over China's economic retaliation over THAAD

United States official voices concern over China's economic retaliation over THAAD

North Korea also continues to move equipment and personnel that could be used to launch ballistic missiles, the U.S. officials said. It said: 'The Korean People's Army will reduce the bases of aggre...

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Jagielka believes Coleman injury will help inspire Everton

Jagielka believes Coleman injury will help inspire Everton

The next challenge for Koeman and his Toffees is Saturday's Merseyside Derby clash with Liverpool, where Everton will be looking to end a run of 17-games without a win at the home of their most bitter...

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South Korea prepares to move sunken Sewol ferry to port

Once the ferry reaches a port 55 miles away in the city of Mokpo, in about two weeks, workers will begin clearing the mud and debris and search for the remains of the missing victims. The priorities o...

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Midtown murder suspect came to NYC to kill black men

Jackson, an Army veteran who did a tour in Afghanistan, allegedly penned a manifesto about attacking Black men on the laptop he brought with him to New York City . Many others have highlighted the th...

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Carrie Lam becomes first woman chief executive of Hong Kong

Nathan Law, who became the youngest legislator in Hong Kong history when elected to the legislature in September a year ago at the age of 23, said the decision to prosecute the Umbrella Revolution l...

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Arabs to back Mideast talks if Palestine state guaranteed

Help us, so Iraq would not hear your voice from the tongue of Daesh that has come to Iraq from your countries, Ja'afari said addressing the Arab countries. "Israel is continuing to expand settlements ...

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Ousted Park Geun-hye to Face Prosecution

Park became the fourth South Korean former president to be grilled by prosecutors. Park, who was accompanied by two of her lawyers, was given tea in a 10th-floor break room before going in for her f...

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Merkel's party had strong showing in regional vote

Merkel's party had strong showing in regional vote

Merkel has been an anchor of stability in Europe, which she has guided through the euro zone and migrant crises during her 11-year leadership, at a time when many voters are unnerved by rising popul...

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Mexican Attorney General Charged with Drug Trafficking at San Diego Border

Mexican Attorney General Charged with Drug Trafficking at San Diego Border

The State of NY filed drug trafficking charges against Edgar Veytia, Nayarit's state prosecutor, on March 2, which led to his arrest on Monday, according to the indictment and authorities. The tiny, l...

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