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Ousted S Korean President Park Geun-hye faces prosecutors

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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White House Fed Nunes Info

White House Fed Nunes Info

White House press secretary Sean Spicer argued Thursday that House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) is entitled to keep his sources of information secret because journalists som...

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South Korean Specialists Prepared to Load Sunken Sewol Ferry Onto Transport Ship

The South Korean coast guard's slow and indecisive rescue efforts also came under criticism. The complete lifting and transportation of the vessel to port is expected to be an arduous process and re...

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Mexico raises benchmark interest rate to 6.50 percent

Mexico raises benchmark interest rate to 6.50 percent

The central bank said it raised rates to anchor inflation expectations and that it also took into account the U.S. Federal Reserve's move this month to raise borrowing costs by a quarter-percentage ...

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Ousted South Korean Leader Park Geun-hye Arrested On Corruption Charges

Ousted South Korean Leader Park Geun-hye Arrested On Corruption Charges

If Ms Park is convicted of all 13 of her charges, she could face up to 45 years in prison. Choi is charged with extorting tens of millions of dollars from scores of conglomerates to establish two ...

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Donald Trump takes aim at Freedom Caucus again with a 2018 threat

Dan Meyer, a legislative affairs chief to former Republican President George W. Bush, said that with the Freedom Caucus threatening Trump's agenda, the White House either had to crack the code t...

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Muslim anti-apartheid veteran Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

Kathrada spoke about how the sentence was a relief because most of the Rivonia trialists expected to hang. However, later in 1982, Kathrada was shifted to Pollsmoor jail. In 1997, he also became the...

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Russian Manafort client: Willing to speak to Congress

Russian Manafort client: Willing to speak to Congress

The Associated Press further reported that Manafort made millions of dollars to help further Putin's agenda when he worked for Deripaska. Experts said the way the multiple accounts and companies w...

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Lloyd's 'had to' open Europe office following Brexit: CEO

Lloyd's 'had to' open Europe office following Brexit: CEO

No airline has yet publicly said it plans to move after Brexit. According to the company, the new subsidiary will become operational by the start of 2019 and will be able to underwrite insurance p...

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Russian Federation draws senators' focus in hearing on election meddling

Adam Schiff (D-CA), House Intelligence Committee. The New York Times reported on Thursday that two White House officials played a role in providing Nunes with documents the Republican committee ch...

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Hillary Clinton blasts Trump cuts to State's budget

Hillary Clinton blasts Trump cuts to State's budget

PBS NewsHour will update this story as it develops. Clinton spoke to congratulate recipients of her eponymous award at Georgetown University given this year to four women who played a role in the p...

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Kansas mulls Medicaid expansion despite ACA repeal's potential impact

In other states looking at Medicaid expansions, Democratic governors in North Carolina and Virginia are pursuing plans despite opposition from their Republican legislatures. In Kansas , the expansion...

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Kim Jong-nam's Body, N. Korean Suspects Arrive in Beijing

Kim Jong-nam's Body, N. Korean Suspects Arrive in Beijing

BBC South-East Asia correspondent Jonathan Head said that probably included three North Koreans wanted by Malaysian police in connection with the killing. Kim's son, Han Sol, appeared in a video in ea...

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Yogi Adityanath Asks Non-Performers In The Government Sector To Leave

He also reiterated that the BJP government would establish the rule of law in the state. "The meat sellers are piqued over the crackdown on slaughter houses which has adversely hit the livelihood of...

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WH Officials Helped House Intel Chairman Get Trump Surveillance Info

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told a reporter who asked about the Times story: "Your question assumes that the reporting is correct". Fending off the growing criticism, the administra...

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U.S. signals openness to Assad staying put

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , left, looks at Turkey's Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu, right, following a photo-op prior to their meeting in Ankara, Turkey, March 30, 2017. This equivalence be...

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Manchin to vote for Gorsuch confirmation

Manchin to vote for Gorsuch confirmation

Shortly after his announcement, Senator Heidi Heitkamp of North Dakota also announced she would vote to confirm Gorsuch. Republicans control the Senate 52-48, meaning they need to win over eight Dem...

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Shoulder injury forces KL Rahul out of IPL 10

Rahul had injured his shoulder in the first Test between India and Australia over a month ago, but played the rest of the four-Test series. Ashwin is likely to be out of action for six to eight weeks,...

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Putin seeks Trump meeting in Helsinki in May

Speaking at an Arctic forum in northern Russian city of Arkhangelsk, Putin also said Russia's shipping and energy projects in the Arctic were guided by the principle that they should do no harm to the...

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FBI releases never-before-seen 9/11 photos at the Pentagon

FBI releases never-before-seen 9/11 photos at the Pentagon

These photos show the devastation at the Pentagon after al-Qaeda terrorists crashed an American Airlines flight into it. The photos illustrate the deadly aftermath of the attack at the Pentagon facil...

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EFF goes to court in bid to start impeachment proceedings against Zuma

EFF goes to court in bid to start impeachment proceedings against Zuma

Parliament must do its constitutional duty. The response from Parliament was exactly the same as the one received by the Democratic Alliance (DA) when it asked for a vote this week. The action comes...

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'Bathroom bill' could cost North Carolina more NCAA events

Cooper, who narrowly defeated McCrory last fall on a platform that included repealing House Bill 2 , admitted in a written statement that the deal is far from ideal, but said "it repeals House Bill...

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United Nations chief calls for protection of Iraqi civilians

And that decision can be made quickly by commanders on the ground, closer to the fight. According to Iraqi government figures, 61 people were killed in the incident. The U.S. said it struck an al-...

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Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP criticises

Kejriwal promises to abolish residential house tax, BJP criticises

The move comes months after a Centre-appointed three-member panel indicted chief minister Arvind Kejriwal's government of "misusing" exchequer money on advertisements. Welcoming Prakash into the BJP, ...

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Thousands of anti-Brexit activists join London march

He said: "Only a sovereign Europe guarantees independence for its nations, guarantees freedom for its citizens". Organisers said around 80,000 people joined the march calling for Britain to stay in ...

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ANC is sinking deeper into crisis, say stalwarts

ANC is sinking deeper into crisis, say stalwarts

The rand plunged almost 4% against the dollar after President Jacob Zuma ousted his experienced finance minister, Pravin Gordhan . The president said in a statement that the changes were "to bring ...

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Japan kills more than 300 whales in annual Antarctic hunt

Japan kills more than 300 whales in annual Antarctic hunt

The International Court of Justice ruled in 2014 that Japan should halt Antarctic whaling and Japan suspended its hunt for one season to re-tool its whaling programme, including measures such as cutti...

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UN Secretary General calls for more aid as people flee Mosul

UN Secretary General calls for more aid as people flee Mosul

That shows how limited our resources are", he said. "Many of those in need of urgent assistance are in close proximity of the battlefield, and some of them are still at great risk due to military op...

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Holy wars in Europe are coming, top Turkish diplomat says

Mr Hollande stressed France's solidarity with Germany and other European Union partners that Turkey has assailed, a German government statement said. Erdogan also criticised the Netherlands , sayin...

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The Brexit Has Begun: Now What?

The Brexit Has Begun: Now What?

Also up for discussion is the amount owed under a Brexit divorce bill, which has been put at £52 billion (US$64.8 billion) owed by Britain. The UK government said its Great Repeal Bill , announced ...

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US's Mattis says North Korea is acting recklessly and must be stopped

US's Mattis says North Korea is acting recklessly and must be stopped

He also expressed "concern" about links between Moscow and the Taliban, while declining to detail what they might entail. "There are five members of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation who don't even...

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Scotland writes to PM May demanding independence vote

Citing a Scottish parliamentary vote on Tuesday to back her request for those powers, Sturgeon said she had a clear mandate to pursue a referendum based on long Scottish traditions of "popular sov...

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Jewish Israeli teen, 19, arrested over JCC bomb threats

One of those threats reportedly led to the grounding of a Delta Airlines flight in February 2015. More than 166 bomb threats have been made against Jewish community centers and schools in the Unit...

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Trump may court Democrats in bid for health overhaul

Trump may court Democrats in bid for health overhaul

On the other side of the GOP spectrum, moderate Rep. Charlie Dent, R-Pa., corroborated a New York Times report that Trump told him he was destroying the party by opposing the Republican bill. Ho...

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MEPs travel to Ireland to examine full impact of Brexit

MEPs travel to Ireland to examine full impact of Brexit

Kelly also argued that there must be transitional arrangements of sufficient length for businesses to plan and prepare for any new free trade agreement between the European Union and UK. They suggest ...

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