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Abbas will stand his ground with the Arab Peace Initiative

On the eve of the summit on Tuesday, Palestinian Authority president Mahmoud Abbas and U.S. president Donald Trump's adviser Jason Greenblatt had what Mr Greenblatt described as a "very positive" meet...

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Democrat Schiff says House Russia probe needs to go forward

Democrat Schiff says House Russia probe needs to go forward

When asked if the president himself is under investigation, Ryan said, "I won't speak for the FBI, but I've never seen any suggestion or any evidence that that's the case". Trump will continue in that...

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GOP rep: Health bill 'one of the worst' I've seen

GOP rep: Health bill 'one of the worst' I've seen

House leaders delayed a scheduled vote on their embattled health-care bill as conservatives mulled a deal proposed by the Trump administration aimed at winning Republican holdouts' support. The GOP's ...

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South Africa's Zuma considers stepping down early in deal to oust Gordhan

South Africa's Zuma considers stepping down early in deal to oust Gordhan

Pressure has been growing on Zuma to step down after he recalled South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, 67, from a trade trip in London. Since his reckless and irrational decision to recal...

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Putin says anti-Russian sanctions harmful for U.S. and Europe

He is to go to the northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk on Thursday for the worldwide meeting on how to develop the inhospitable Arctic ocean. FBI Director James Comey recently told Congress that th...

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S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Experts said the court will most likely issue the arrest warrant but require Ms Park to stand trial only after the May 9 presidential election, to minimise impact on voter sentiment. Park was impeache...

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Kansas passes Medicaid expansion bill despite governor's objection

Sam Brownback vetoed the proposal and the House started - but did not finish - a debate on overriding the veto. "This is not a good investment for Kansas at this time because it has an estimated cos...

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'Diverse opinions' over Martin McGuinness

McGuinness first rose to prominence as a leader in the paramilitary IRA during the Troubles - Northern Ireland's bloody conflict over independence from the United Kingdom. From the world of business...

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Iraqi security-force members killed fighting ISIS in west Mosul

Iraqi security-force members killed fighting ISIS in west Mosul

The UN's human rights chief has called for a review of tactics used by the coalition for the same reason. The officials said the US, as a result, has to carefully calculate what types of munitions t...

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Police ID woman who drove into Capitol cruiser

Police ID woman who drove into Capitol cruiser

The nearby U.S. Botanic Garden has been on lockdown following the incident, which was reported to have happened before 10 a.m. local time (1400 GMT) Wednesday. Additional information on what prompted ...

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Court approves warrant for ex-leader Park's arrest

Despite the early hour, when Ms. Park arrived at the jail in a black sedan at around 4.45 a.m. (1.15 a.m. IST), about 50 supporters were at the gates to greet her, waving national flags and chanting s...

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North Korea after another ICBM missile test

North Korea after another ICBM missile test

It is believed to be working to develop nuclear-tipped missiles that can reach the United States. Today US Military confirmed, that another rocket trial took place on North Korean territory. Earlier...

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As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

As GOP schism grows, Trump attacks fellow Republicans

The Obama administration appealed the ruling, but the new Trump administration has been silent until now whether it will continue to challenge the court ruling. Trump had previously accused Freedom Ca...

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Merkel: Embracing 'grand coalition' helped us win Saarland

Merkel: Embracing 'grand coalition' helped us win Saarland

Kramp-Karrenbauer also dismissed the idea that the election of Martin Schulz as SPD chancellor candidate and party chairman had revitalized the Social Democrats and given them a potentially decisive a...

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President Trump To Host China's President Xi Jinping At Mar-a-Lago

Mr Trump sharply criticised China during his presidential campaign for what he described as unfair Chinese trade practices. It is unclear whether Trump will follow through with either threat. The Ch...

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Yogi to campaign for BJP in Gujarat elections

Replying to a related question from Owaisi, Union Commerce Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said: "What is being done in Uttar Pradesh is about illegal slaughterhouses". "People are fed up of the BJP rule ...

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Amnesty: Coalition not doing enough to protect civilians

Or had they been herded there by ISIS? "Make no mistake about it, ISIS will continue to cause massive human suffering if the Iraqi security forces and the coalition do not prevail". More than 200,000 ...

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It's unclear if Israeli suspect is connected to Staten Island JCC threats

Police spokeswoman Luba Samri said the suspect was a 19-year-old "resident of the south (of Israel) from the Jewish community" and had been arrested after an global investigation involving the Isr...

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Republican foes of health care bill win praise in districts

MCEVERS: Tax reform - we'll have more on that in a moment. This is not President Trump's failure. But some GOP members thought to be relatively safe are also on the list, such as Rep. "I don't think...

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New House Sanctions Introduced as North Korea Reportedly Tests More Missiles

New House Sanctions Introduced as North Korea Reportedly Tests More Missiles

Not only South Korea but Japan toward which North Korea has fired some missiles recently, which fell into the sea but also China is deeply concerned in case intentionally or unintentionally war brea...

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Dutch PM cheers European Union, sees off far-right

Dutch PM cheers European Union, sees off far-right

The move came after the far-right Party for Freedom, led by Geert Wilders, fell short in the Netherlands general election. Prime Minister Mark Rutte saw his centrist party win Wednesday's election b...

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US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

US opens formal investigation into civilian deaths in Mosul

USA airstrikes probably played a role in the death of dozens of civilians in Mosul earlier this month, but an ongoing investigation may reveal a more complicated explanation, the top commander of Amer...

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Netanyahu Said To Reject US Proposal on West Bank Settlements

Netanyahu Said To Reject US Proposal on West Bank Settlements

One of the main topics in the ongoing negotiations between the White House and Jerusalem is the commitment given by Netanyahu to the evacuated residents of Amona to build them a new settlement. Th...

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Reality Check On Trump Calling For Bipartisanship On Health Care

It comes after The New York Times reported that two White House officials helped Rep. Devin Nunes, chairman of the House intelligence committee, view information on intelligence collections concerni...

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Brexit comes with conditions but can be reversed: EU parliament

The leaders will meet in Brussels in one month, on April 29. The Lord Mayor of London reiterated that the City will continue to lead the way despite Britain leaving the European Union. Late on Tuesd...

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Shalimar Express collided with oil tanker, two dead, six injured

Shalimar Express collided with oil tanker, two dead, six injured

In the accident, the engine and five bogies along with the luggage compartment and a power plant caught fire. Train driver Abdul Latif and assistant driver Abdul Hameed, who were present in their ca...

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USA wants Britain to remain 'strong leader' in Europe

There is obvious complexity in the discussions we are about to undertake, but we should remember that at the heart of our talks are the interests of all our citizens.... The Brexit secretary has claim...

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Ivanka Trump will officially become a White House employee

Kushner resigned on January 9 when he was appointed as a senior adviser by his father-in-law, President Trump. News of Trump's new title was first reported by The New York Times . At least not of...

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Subra: Govt to make decision soon on Jong-nam's body

Subra: Govt to make decision soon on Jong-nam's body

They were given permission to enter by the embassy. Some reports said the policemen were present at the embassy to take statements from three North Korean suspects who were reportedly "hiding" in th...

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Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

Putin ready to meet Trump in Finland if it hosts summit

The new United States administration should take steps to help resolve regional crises, including the Ukrainian conflict, Putin said . "All those things are fictional, illusory and provocations, li...

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Schiff says he will meet with Nunes on Thursday

Pressure has been mounting on Devin Nunes, the Republican representative from California, since last week following his decision to brief the media and United States president Donald Trump about infor...

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The Fight To Repeal Obamacare Might Not Be Over

The Fight To Repeal Obamacare Might Not Be Over

BILL CLINTON: And yes, I think we were right to try to find a way to stop health care costs from going up at three times the rate of inflation. "I have no doubt that that's going to happen very qu...

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Trump to meet China's Xi first week in April

A spokesman for the Chinese Foreign Ministry, Lu Kang, made the announcement during a press conference earlier today (Thursday). Last fall China announced that it had lifted its ban on imports of US b...

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O'Reilly Mocks Maxine Waters' Hair, Calls It 'James Brown Wig'

O'Reilly Mocks Maxine Waters' Hair, Calls It 'James Brown Wig'

O'Reilly later applauded Waters for saying what she believes. "I'm not going to be put down, I'm not going to go anywhere, I'm going to stay on the issues ". On Tuesday morning, O'Reilly appeared...

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White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

White House invites lawmakers to see intelligence material

A Jewish security official has been named as the confidential source of House Intelligence Committee chairman Devin Nunes (R-CA), who claimed that US President Donald Trump and his aides were swept up...

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