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Impeached S'Korean president apologises for corruption scandal

Prosecutors are not expected to question Park in the presence of former aides or her longtime confidante Choi Soon-sil, all of whom have reportedly told the authorities that they can not participate f...

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Trump predicts 'difficult' Chinese meeting

Trump predicts 'difficult' Chinese meeting

President Donald Trump amid tensions over trade. It said Mr Trump and his wife Melania will host Mr Xi and his wife Peng Liyuan at a dinner next Thursday. Beijing is also deeply suspicious of U.S. ...

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Australia Shouldn't Pick Between US and China, Premier Li Says

Li flies to New Zealand on Sunday to meet with Prime Minister Bill English. China also urges its companies to increase exchanges with companies of New South Wales in economy and trade, investment, c...

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Rand plummets as Zuma 'reshuffles' cabinet

Earlier, the ANC-allied Communist Party (SACP) said Zuma had told the party on Monday that he planned to sack Gordhan. The meeting follows the president's instruction to Gordhan and his deputy to re...

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In South Africa, Jacob Zuma moves to sack finance ministers

Gordhan's successor, Malusi Gigaba, 45, was appointed as minister of home affairs in May 2014. Many South Africans had viewed Gordhan as a responsible steward of an economy facing possible credit ra...

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United Nations chief arrives in Baghdad for talks with Iraqi leaders

Votel told a House Armed Services Committee hearing Wednesday. Iraqi forces have suffered almost 1,900 troops killed or wounded just over 30 says into the operation to retake western Mosul, Gen. I...

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Romans avoid city center amid European Union summit security

Romans avoid city center amid European Union summit security

However, British Prime Minister Theresa May's absence from the summit, four days before she launches the two-year Brexit process, and an argument over the wording of the Rome declaration underscore ...

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TransCanada gets presidential permit for Keystone XL

Mr. Trump stated throughout his presidential campaign a desire to green-light the project after his predecessor, former President Barack Obama, blocked the measure in 2015. "It will create well-paying...

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European Union to hold summit on April 29 as Brexit negotiations begin

European Union to hold summit on April 29 as Brexit negotiations begin

An EU spokesman said it was "ready and waiting" for the letter. This has been a very important decision which will involve intense negotiations related to politics and economy and finance for a peri...

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No decision yet on staying in Paris climate accord

Trump has promised to rollback several climate change regulations though it is unknown if he will withdraw the United States from the Paris Climate Agreement signed previous year by 195 countries....

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Government Seeks Designs for Border Wall

Government Seeks Designs for Border Wall

CBP memos are asking for "physically imposing" and "aesthetically pleasing" designs. The government outlines that the wall must be able to withstand a "sledgehammer, auto jack, pick axe, chisel, b...

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Hyundai Motor working on dedicated platform for electric vehicles: executive

Hyundai Motor working on dedicated platform for electric vehicles: executive

Hyundai Motor is developing its first dedicated architecture for pure electric vehicles, preparing a major push into the growing segment by offering multiple models with longer driving ranges. Accordi...

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Forecast calls for severe thunderstorms

Forecast calls for severe thunderstorms

According to The Herald Bulletin's news gathering partner, WTHR-TV, severe thunderstorms with damaging winds and capable of forming tornadoes have formed in the western part of in and are moving acros...

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Rand plunges as Gordhan is axed

At 6pm the rand was trading at R12.81 to the dollar - this was shortly before Zuma was due to meet the other five members of the ANC's top six . This is published unedited from the PTI feed . Anal...

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Trump tweets about Freedom Caucus: 'We must fight them, & Dems'

Trump tweets about Freedom Caucus: 'We must fight them, & Dems'

The Freedom Caucus wasn't the only faction of members of Congress to oppose the AHCA. "They weren't going to give us a single vote, so it's a very hard thing to do". Labrador hit back on Twitter , say...

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Trump's daughter takes White House job

But that plan prompted criticism from ethics experts, who said it would allow her to avoid some rules and disclosures. Trump's refusal to attend the dinner marks the first time a President has mi...

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Putin on Russian-US relations

Putin on Russian-US relations

Earlier Thursday, Putin again dismissed what he called "endless and groundless" accusations of Russian meddling in the US election, describing them as part of the USA domestic political struggle. Th...

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Netanyahu pledges to work with Trump on "peace efforts"

Netanyahu made the pledge in a speech to the largest U.S.pro-Israel lobbying group at a time when the Trump administration is seeking agreement with his right-wing government on limiting settlement co...

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Senate hearing: Cyber experts agree Russian Federation intruded in election

Senate hearing: Cyber experts agree Russian Federation intruded in election

Collins says members of the Senate Intelligence Committee have discussed the need to make sure their probe stays nonpartisan. Marco Rubio revealed in the hearing that an IP located in Russian Fede...

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Weather warnings: Debbie set to deliver big winds, major floods

Weather warnings: Debbie set to deliver big winds, major floods

Bennett Wood sits on his vehicle after flood waters entered his Murwillumbah backyard. In New South Wales, there are major flood warnings for the Tweet, Brunswick and Wilsons rivers, and the Richm...

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Senators voice alarm over Russian election interference

Senators voice alarm over Russian election interference

Since July, the FBI has been conducting a counterintelligence investigation into Russia's interference in the election and possible coordination with Trump associates. The New York Times posted a st...

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Cyclone Debbie continues to cause chaos in Australia

Meanwhile, relief is arriving for some of the islands worst affected by Cyclone Debbie. An army vehicle drives through floodwaters near the Queensland town of Bowen. It is already the city's wettest...

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Sean Spicer Gives April Ryan First Question After Tuesday Fight

Spicer's request for Ryan not to shake her head triggered major backlash from journalists on social media, some of whom said the White House spokesman reacted that way because Ryan is an African-Ame...

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Salina JCPenney Will Not Close

Salina JCPenney Will Not Close

The Albemarle store - which has operated out of its current location since 1987 - is scheduled to close by mid-September, company officials said. Seven stores in Pennsylvania will be impacted by t...

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Nigerian Woman Allegedly Slapped In Greater Noida, Delegation Meets DM

Confirming the attacks on Tuesday, Singh, a senior police officer, told AFP News that at least 300 Indians were involved in the attacks, adding that five men were already in police custody in co...

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SACP rubbishes Zuma's claims about Gordhan's road show

SACP rubbishes Zuma's claims about Gordhan's road show

The news of Gordhan's sacking and Gigaba's appointment could not be independently confirmed by Reuters. Addressing mourners at the funeral, former president Kgalema Motlanthe said Kathrada had wri...

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Pope backs nuclear weapons ban treaty

But we have to be realistic. The talks are being boycotted by the United States, Britain, France , and almost 40 other countries. The countries leading the effort include Austria, Ireland, Mexico...

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South Africa's Anti-Apartheid Stalwart Ahmed Kathrada Dies Aged 87

In 1982, he was moved to Pollsmoor Maximum Security Prison in Cape Town to join the others who had moved there a few months ahead and was later released in 1989 as a hero at the age of 60. There is ...

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North Carolina governor signs 'bathroom law' repeal

It requires transgender people to use the bathroom corresponding to the gender on their birth certificate in government buildings. But the compromise between Cooper and Republican lawmakers still p...

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U.S. 'probably had a role' in Mosul blast, says top commander

U.S. Central Command has opened an investigation into recent reports that scores of Iraqi civilians were killed by a U.S. -led coalition airstrike in Mosul, the top commander in the Middle East said...

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Unrepentant Shiv Sena MP grounded, risks suspension

But the Lok Sabha member from Osmanabad in Maharashtra remained defiant and refused to apologize for repeatedly beating and trying to push down 60-year-old Air India officer R Sukumar from the aircr...

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New agreement to boost Australian meat trade with China

For example, China removed the last remaining restrictions on imports of Australian beef on Friday. China has said it wants to play a major global role in terms of promoting free trade as Trump enfo...

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French Socialist candidate livid as Valls defects to Macron

French Socialist candidate livid as Valls defects to Macron

Hamon said he discussed with Merkel "the weight today of (far-right leader) Marine Le Pen in the French political landscape, which I think is also one of the consequences of policies that have weakene...

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London Terror Attack Lasted 82 Seconds Before Suspect Shot Dead, Police Say

In the meantime, more details are emerging about 52-year-old Khalid Masood, who was fatally shot by police after he stabbed an officer outside Parlaiment. Masood, born Adrian Russell Ajao, was still ...

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Ryan says Congress awaiting new Russian Federation documents

Ryan says Congress awaiting new Russian Federation documents

Previously, Watts served as an Army infantry officer, an Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent on a joint terrorism task force and was the executive officer of the Combating Terrorism Center a...

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