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Egypt chief-of-staff mediates between Libyan rivals in Cairo

Egypt chief-of-staff mediates between Libyan rivals in Cairo

Libya's east-based parliament does not recognize the United Nations -backed government set up in the country's capital, Tripoli. Tunisia's foreign ministry said today that Tunisia, Algeria and Egypt...

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Donald Trump plans to review intelligence leaks

Donald Trump plans to review intelligence leaks

While WSJ's sources stressed that none of the information being withheld has direct national security implications, it's still worrisome that the intelligence apparatus would allow the president to ma...

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Google's Project Loon can now use less balloons to offer internet access

The team said this will translate into a 100x reduction in the total number of balloons it'd need to deliver internet access - thereby bringing down costs drastically - along with the possibility of...

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Duterte hits back at Trillanes, calls senator 'tulisan'

Duterte hits back at Trillanes, calls senator 'tulisan'

Ever since Duterte has come to the power he has been criticized by the human rights group for his drug war that has killed more than 3,000 people. Lawyer Salvador Panelo said Duterte had authorised ...

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Pakistan summons Afghan officials, hands list of 76 militants

Pakistan summons Afghan officials, hands list of 76 militants

Terrorists have attacked Pakistani border post in Khyber Agency from "Afghanistan side", ISPR said on Friday. The officials were summoned at the General Headquarters (GHQ) in Rawalpindi where offic...

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Trump immigration raids target fewer criminals than Obama raids

Trump immigration raids target fewer criminals than Obama raids

The court complaint also addresses the seeming failure of a stopgap measure - a 24/7 law enforcement hotline that DACA recipients are instructed to call if they find themselves incorrectly detained ...

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Chiefs of US, Russia general staffs agree to work to reduce tensions

Chiefs of US, Russia general staffs agree to work to reduce tensions

Joint Chiefs of Staff in Baku. Hasanov spoke about military cooperation between Azerbaijan and the United States, in particular activity of the Azerbaijani Armed Forces under the North Atlantic Treaty...

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Jewish Voice for Peace: Regardless of Performance, Friedman's Record Speaks for Itself

Jewish Voice for Peace: Regardless of Performance, Friedman's Record Speaks for Itself

The diplomats reported they could find "no alternative" to the two-state solution if Israel were to be seen as a "democratic, Jewish nation that was respected internationally". On Wednesday (15 Februa...

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Colorado bill to work around Electoral College fails

Colorado bill to work around Electoral College fails

When he took questions, NBC's Peter Alexander quizzed him about a claim that he has been making since November: That he won the election by one of the biggest Electoral College margins in history ....

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Three people found dead in empty water tank on NSW property

Police confirmed there was no drowning involved. Emergency services were called about 6.20pm last night with reports a man had collapsed inside the tank. The 69-year-old was using a petrol pump to c...

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Trump's Pick for Ambassador to Israel Takes It All Back

Trump's Pick for Ambassador to Israel Takes It All Back

Friedman is likely to be confirmed by the Senate, which is controlled by Republicans. He maintains "profound" differences with the group, he said , although he apologized for comparing them to Jews wh...

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European Union Parliament OKs free trade deal with Canada

Proponents of CETA have argued that the accord, along with being among the most ambitious ever negotiated by either trading partner, is also a litmus test for the future of European trade policy whe...

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Pyongyang rejects United Nations statement on missile test

Pyongyang rejects United Nations statement on missile test

North Korea watchers have been on alert for a possible intercontinental ballistic missile test. As a ballistic missile launched skyward in the northern mountains of North Korea on Saturday, Presid...

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Former [Left-Wing] US Ambassadors To Israel Working To Block Friedman's Confirmation

Former [Left-Wing] US Ambassadors To Israel Working To Block Friedman's Confirmation

No one denies that President Trump has the right to nominate whomever he chooses to head all of our embassies around the world, but David Friedman's demeanor should be beyond the pale for any represen...

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Samsung leader arrested as part of South Korean President bribery case

Lee has since said he regrets the move. An earlier attempt by prosecutors to arrest Lee, the heir to the Samsung Group, was rejected last month by a court that found insufficient evidence at that po...

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Trump Mocks CNN Ratings During Exchange With Reporter Jim Acosta

Smith later slammed Trump for deflecting blame onto reporters and attempting to delegitimize negative stories about his administration. Neither reporter Trump called on inquired about reports from...

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Nominated Envoy to Israel Disavows Past Hostility

Nominated Envoy to Israel Disavows Past Hostility

He was nominated by the president even before Trump announced his pick for secretary of state, Rex Tillerson. Friedman has suggested moving the USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem and annexing the ...

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Iran moved missile from launch pad

Iran appears to have pulled a ballistic missile that appeared prepared for testing off a launch pad after being put "on notice" by the United States , according to a report from Fox News on Tuesda...

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Trump Calls for Release of Venezuela Opposition Leader Lopez

In the photo of the meeting in the Oval Office appear Tintori, US Vice President Mike Pence, Florida Senator Marco Rubio and President Trump. Lilian Tintori , a wife and mother of two children, was...

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Pet squirrel credited with protecting home from burglar

Pet squirrel credited with protecting home from burglar

Pearl said Joey is relishing his fame by enjoying Whoppers candy, his favorite treat. After receiving a warm welcome inside from Joey , Pearl said he noticed there were doors open that he hadn't ...

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At least 70 killed in Sufi shrine bombing in Pakistan

The deadly attack was reminiscent of a near-identical bombing at Dargah Shah Noorani, in Khuzdar district of Balochistan, in November a year ago. Inspector General of Sindh police, A.D. Also, the go...

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Priyanka all set to hit campaign trail today

Priyanka all set to hit campaign trail today

However, it was not clear whether she will address the rallies. The most complex is the Amethi seat where the Congress has fielded Amita Sinh, wife of Congress campaign committee chief and MP Sanjay S...

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No Home Food For Sasikala In Jail!

No Home Food For Sasikala In Jail!

The governor gave Palanisamy time of 15 days to prove majority on the floor of the Tamil Nadu Assembly. A one-line motion of confidence in Palanisamy will be moved and the speaker will decide whether ...

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How Are North Korea's Neighbors Responding to Missile Launch?

How Are North Korea's Neighbors Responding to Missile Launch?

The closed door meeting will be held at 5 p.m., said a spokesperson of Ukraine's mission, which is holding the presidency of the organisation this month, Efe news reported. "My delegation strongly rej...

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Decide legality of both triple talaq, polygamy: Centre asks Supreme Court

The Chief Justice indicated that perhaps the triple talaq issue would be tentatively heard from May 11 onwards for a week by a constitution bench of five judges. Responding to the submission made by t...

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Senate to Hold Hearing for US Amb. to Israel This Week

Senate to Hold Hearing for US Amb. to Israel This Week

Friedman also said he would not support the Israeli annexation of Palestinian land in the West Bank, which Israeli Jews refer to as Judea and Sumaria. One remark that tripped up attorney David Fri...

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North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Test

North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Test

The U.S. and South Korea will hold annual large-scale military drills in March, largely seen by North Korea as a direct threat to their security. He also said Beijing views North Korea's missile t...

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Trump's ex-national security adviser Flynn questioned by Federal Bureau of Investigation

Whilst other White House sources claimed that "the knives are out" for the retired general. Flynn reportedly had a number of phone calls with Russia's ambassador to the U.S., Sergey Kislyak, both...

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Trump bashes news media, defends start of administration

That's probably why Mar-a-Lago recently doubled its fee for new members to $200,000 - dining at the Palm Beach resort may now include a live show. Trump: "I would. Planned presidential trips have been...

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Pew: Americans Increasingly Positive Toward Religious Groups

Pew: Americans Increasingly Positive Toward Religious Groups

Asked to rate a variety of groups on a "feeling thermometer" ranging from 0 to 100, Americans' feelings toward Hindus have shifted from relatively neutral place of 50 in 2014 on the thermometer to som...

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Trump Drops Palestinian State From US Agenda

Trump Drops Palestinian State From US Agenda

Bush wrote to the Israelis in 2004 in which the settlement issue is dealt with in this way: No new settlements, no expansion of the territory on which settlements are located. In the real world, no Pa...

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Millwall's Hutch in contention to face Leicester

Millwall's Hutch in contention to face Leicester

There will be 3,000 of them there with us to support us and I want to see our players fight. "Ulloa started to train but not properly because he feels something". Millwall have kept five consecutive...

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DISASTER in New Zealand: FATAL forest fire wreaks havoc across Christchurch

DISASTER in New Zealand: FATAL forest fire wreaks havoc across Christchurch

A former special forces soldier who featured in a controversial photograph after a gun battle in Afghanistan has been killed in a helicopter crash while fighting bushfires in his native New Zealand. "...

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Pervez Musharraf demands Hafiz Saeed's release, says Pakistan succumbing to India's pressure

Pervez Musharraf demands Hafiz Saeed's release, says Pakistan succumbing to India's pressure

The move, which bars the 38 individuals from leaving Pakistan , comes days after authorities placed Saeed under house arrest along with four others namely Abdullah Ubaid, Zafar Iqbal, Abdur Rehman Abi...

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Five-star Bayern Munich thrash Arsenal as Real Madrid put three past Napoli

Arsene Wenger is once again under pressure to end Arsenal's Champions League last-16 misery as the Gunners travel to bogey team Bayern Munich in Wednesday's first leg. "You want to see fire in their...

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