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Shooting of former Russian lawmaker marks second Putin-critic death this week

When he moved to Ukraine previous year, Voronenkov claimed that persecution by Russian security services was the driving force behind his decision. "Voronenko was not a crook, but an investigator wh...

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White House calls for domestic cuts to finance Mexico border wall

White House calls for domestic cuts to finance Mexico border wall

Building a wall "is complex in some areas", including Big Bend National Park and along the river, which twists through almost half of the 2,000-mile border, Zinke said. Republicans maintain a slim 52-...

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Trump Trade Tweet Sets Tone for Tense First Meeting with China Leader

Despite Trump's fiery attacks on the campaign trail - accusing China of "raping" the U.S. economy and stealing millions of American jobs, among other things - his administration has taken a relatively...

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White House invites Congress investigation leaders to view documents

Yates briefed Trump's White House counsel on former national security adviser Michael Flynn's meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Sean Spicer has also denied the White House tried to sto...

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President Trump Just Hit An All-Time Low

President Trump Just Hit An All-Time Low

Presidents George W. Bush, George H.W. Bush, and Ronald Reagan all saw job approval ratings under 36% at least once during their administrations. President Donald Trump has been unpopular his ent...

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In Europe spat, Turkish president warns Westerners on safety

In Europe spat, Turkish president warns Westerners on safety

Erdogan claimed that Germany acted with double standards by saying that the German judiciary would deal with the files, and then asking Turkey to interfere with its own judiciary to secure the relea...

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Chicago activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

Chicago activists call for transparency in ICE shooting

DuBois was viciously slammed on social media by furious residents who said she's endangering public safety by helping criminals escape arrest. "Lies!" some yelled when the officials said authorities d...

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Ex-lawmaker joins growing list of Kremlin critics who end up dead

Voronenkov fled to Ukraine with his wife previous year and was helping the Ukrainian authorities build a treason case against former Ukrainian president Viktor Yanukovich. Mr. Peskov, the Kremlin ...

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Theresa May woos European press on Brexit deal

It sets the stage for months of protracted and hard negotiations between London and Brussels over outstanding bills, immigration and future trade ties. "In security terms, a failure to reach a...

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United Kingdom rejects Scotland's bid for independence

United Kingdom rejects Scotland's bid for independence

The British Prime Minister outlined a 12-point Brexit plan Tuesday. The Scottish Parliament has voted to back a bid for a second referendum on independence from the UK. Ms. Sturgeon has signaled t...

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Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on 'peace efforts'

Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on 'peace efforts'

It should not have been surprising, then, that Israel's ambassador to the United States, Ron Dermer, who appeared onstage before 18,000-plus attendees, seemed particularly upbeat, even relieved that a...

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Lok Sabha seal on GST bills

S-GST has been prepared as a model of the central GST , with each state incorporating state-specific exemptions. "States have pooled in their sovereignty into the GST council, and Centre has done the...

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South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma

South African opposition parties aim at President Jacob Zuma

On Thursday evening, Zuma called a special meeting of the ANC's top six officials Cyril Ramaphosa‚ Baleka Mbete‚ Gwede Mantashe‚ Jessie Duarte and Zweli Mkhize, at his the presidential home, Mahlamb...

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Mosul lays bare the challenge of asymmetric warfare

The Islamic State group on Thursday claimed responsibility for an overnight suicide attack in Baghdad in which at least 17 people were killed and 48 others were wounded. The explosion damaged a number...

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Emmanuel Macron's French presidency bid gathers pace, minister backs campaign

She also wants to increase the defence budget to 2 percent of gross domestic product by 2018, up from about 1.78 percent now, and 3 percent by 2022. Polls show that Macron, 39, would rout the 48-y...

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Russian protest leader, Putin critic Alexei Navalny gets 15 days in jail

Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Russians' "civic stance" would be respected if expressed legally but, without mentioning Navalny by name, suggested "some people will continue using (politically) ...

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Envoy: Pyongyang has nothing to fear

Envoy: Pyongyang has nothing to fear

A new missile launch by North Korea appears to have ended in failure, South Korea has said, three days after Pyongyang claimed a major breakthrough in its rocket development programme. It's been n...

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Barcelona backs Messi, says Federation Internationale de Football Association ban unfair

Messi was suspended for insulting the linesman during his national team's 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over Chile last week. With only four qualifiers left to play, the stakes are high for the Argen...

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Vladimir Putin Misquotes Ronald Reagan to Deny Election Hacking

Finnish President Sauli Niinisto said his country would be honored to host a summit of Arctic nations' leaders that could serve as the setting for a meeting between Putin and Trump. While Trump's pred...

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Will Tillerson visit be a disappointment for key U.S. ally?

But flashes of tension during the visit left doubts about whether Tillerson had succeeded and raised new questions about the future of the US relationship with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation...

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Donald Trump to Meet with Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

Donald Trump to Meet with Xi Jinping at Mar-a-Lago

U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson ended a trip to Asia this month in Beijing , agreeing to work together with China on North Korea and stressing Trump's desire to enhance understanding. "The two ...

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Netanyahu set to approve first West Bank settlement for 20 years

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu chairs a cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on March 26, 2017. "I had promised from the start that I would create a new settlement". Netanyahu will convene his Securit...

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Coutinho unconcerned by 'improved' Everton ahead of derby

In fairness you can't blame them, as the Toffees have an bad recent record at Anfield . That strength of character will be a big, big thing. We have been together for a long time, since we played tog...

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Flynn offers to testify for immunity, report says

The officials say the offer has not yet been responded to. Flynn's lawyer suggested immunity is justified because his client is "the target of unsubstantiated public demands by Members of Congress a...

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Part of I-85 collapses in Atlanta due to massive fire

Part of I-85 collapses in Atlanta due to massive fire

Reports say Plastic conduit is the source of the fire. I-85 northbound collapsed at Piedmont Road after less than an hour of the flames being reported. Atlanta police have labeled it a two-alarm fir...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation explores connection between Trump and Russian Federation

We do not know what is worse. Before the hearing, President Trump sustained that there is no "Russian story". Comey was testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Monday morning, where ...

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North Carolina lawmakers vote to undo 'bathroom bill'

That law required that, in public buildings, people had to use the restroom, locker room, or changing room designated for the sex listed on their birth certificate, rather than the one that correspond...

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At EU summit, a pledge of unity

Poland together with the rest of the Eastern nations, is anxious over the idea supported by Germany, Italy, France and Spain of being an Europe at different speeds, considering this would promote more...

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Ivanka Trump to become unpaid White House employee

Ivanka Trump to become unpaid White House employee

Well, Ivanka is definitely going to be staying cozy in her West Wing office, but now she is becoming a bonafide federal employee , working directly under her dear daddy as Assistant to the Presiden...

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Trump threatens to

Trump threatens to "fight" Freedom Caucus over legislative agenda

Charlie Dent (R-CA), the chairman of the Tuesday Group, who was involved in the negotiations between members of the House Freedom Caucus and House Republican leadership over Speaker Paul Ryan (R-WI)...

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Top mayor sues over Trump's sanctuary city order, calls it unconstitutional

In his annual State of the City speech last month, the mayor said Seattle was filing Freedom of Information Act requests with the Trump administration seeking details about the sanctuary cities or...

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Arvind Kejriwal makes serious allegations over EVM tampering

Arvind Kejriwal makes serious allegations over EVM tampering

You can not brush it under the carpet. Addressing a press conference here, Kejriwal suggested that the Election Commission needs to relook at the use of EVMs in the electoral process until faith is ...

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Intelligence report made Zuma recall Gordhan

The Finance Minister has fallen out with many in the African National Congress over his tight control of state finances - and his strong stand against corruption. Gordhan's fate has become a battlegr...

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Xi, Trump to meet at Florida resort on April 6

Xi, Trump to meet at Florida resort on April 6

China, meanwhile, has denounced Trump's bellicose rhetoric as a threat to cooperation between the United States and China. "We can't continue to allow China to rape our country, and that's what they...

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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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