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For Ivanka Trump, rising profile comes with backlash

In January, she had dismissed speculation about her role in the White House and said she was busy with relocating her family from NY to Washington. A White House official confirmed last week that, a...

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Two men still remain in police custody over the Westminster terror attack

Nine people remain in custody and one woman has been released on bail, Rowley said. "We have searches at five addresses ongoing - 16 searches have concluded". Police investigating the deadliest Lon...

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France's Macron on course to win presidency - Elabe poll

France's Macron on course to win presidency - Elabe poll

Le Pen, leader of the anti-immigration and anti-European Union National Front, is now neck-and-neck with centrist Emmanuel Macron for the first round vote on April 23, according to an Elabe poll. Macr...

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Arab Leaders Urge Not To Relocate Embassies In Israel To Jerusalem

In meetings prior to the summit, USA envoy to the Middle East, Jason Greenblatt, said he had a "constructive discussion" with Arab league Secretary General Aboul Gheit, on Israeli-Palestinian conflict...

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U.N. chief alarmed by Israel's approval of new settlement

U.N. chief alarmed by Israel's approval of new settlement

Netanyahu told ministers to take Trump's position "into consideration" and that construction will be limited to within settlement boundaries and no new outposts will be allowed. Israel's anti-settleme...

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French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobs

French candidate's wife faces charges over parliament jobs

He has already been charged in the case involving allegedly fictitious jobs as a parliamentary aide for which the Welsh-born Penelope Fillon was paid hundreds of thousands of euros. Polls predict ...

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Teachers Union defers strike in respect for Martin McGuinness

A year later, in an Irish Republic court he refused to recognise, he was jailed for six months when police caught him in a vehicle containing 250lbs of explosives and 5,000 rounds of ammunition. In te...

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Kim Jong Nam's Body Traded for 9 Malaysians in North Korea

Malaysian authorities released Kim's body on Thursday, in a deal that secured the release of nine Malaysian citizens held in Pyongyang after a drawn out diplomatic spat. South Korean and US intelligen...

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China's President Li Keqiang in Australia trade talks amid Donald Trump fears

China is already Australia's largest sheep meat market, worth $240 million in 2016, and its fourth largest beef market, growing from less than $100m in value in 2011 to $670m previous year. "For Austr...

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Clinton criticizes proposed Trump budget cuts for diplomacy

Clinton criticizes proposed Trump budget cuts for diplomacy

Taking a note from the playbook of fellow former First Lady Michelle Obama, Clinton carefully avoided naming President Trump, in favor of speaking generally and directly about policies his administrat...

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Zuma plots explosive sacking of minister

Another powerful ANC politician, secretary general Gwede Mantashe said the party's "top six" had no say in drafting the list that included 20 names. Zuma said the changes were made to "bring about...

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Kim's body to be sent to North Korea

Malaysian authorities released Kim's body on Thursday in a deal that secured the release of nine Malaysian citizens held in Pyongyang after a drawn out diplomatic spat. ― Bernama picSEPANG, March 31...

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Judge to rule later on Trump University case

SAN DIEGO (AP ) - U.S. District Judge Gonzalo Curiel is once again reflecting on his second-oldest case - a almost seven-year-old lawsuit alleging that Donald Trump defrauded students of the now-defun...

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Greater Noida attack: Nigeria concerned over attack

The Federal Government on Wednesday asked Indian Government to ensure the immediate arrest and prosecution of those responsible for attacking Nigerian students in an Indian university. Last year, a Ta...

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Roger Stone, Carter Page volunteer to talk to House committee

Schiff said Democrats had no intention of giving up on the investigation. The Time article said the House Intelligence Committee's hearing on Monday, in which FBI Director James B. Nunes' spokesma...

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In Russia's once-quiet provinces, young people lead protest

In Russia's once-quiet provinces, young people lead protest

Russian President Vladimir Putin said Russia intends to step up cooperation with the Arab League to ensure a prompt political and diplomatic settlement of regional crises. The 40-year-old Navalny, R...

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Mnuchin says joke about 'Lego Batman Movie' was mistake

Mnuchin says joke about 'Lego Batman Movie' was mistake

When asked for movie recommendations, Mnuchin, who is listed as a producer on 38 films on IMDb , reminded audience members that federal regulation code required him not to endorse any product. Mnuc...

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Aid groups cut death toll from migrant shipwreck off Libya

Aid groups cut death toll from migrant shipwreck off Libya

Although the overall arrivals were a fraction of those in the same period of 2016 (165,697), 7,000 more people reached Italy by sea, the IOM figures showed. One of those rescued earlier this week, 17-...

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US Senate hearing focuses on Russian election-meddling

US Senate hearing focuses on Russian election-meddling

Watts said USA intelligence missed Russian social media campaigns for a couple reasons - one, American counterintelligence has focused on terrorism, and two, members of the American intelligence com...

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Marine Le Pen calls for an end to Russian Federation sanctions

It also means, she said, that "70 percent of my project can not be put in place". On Friday, Russian President Vladimir Putin had a meeting with her in Kremlin. She has visited Moscow on several occas...

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United Kingdom 'undoubtedly worse off' without Brexit deal, EU's Michel Barnier warns

Proclaiming "Europe is our common future, " 27 European Union leaders today signed the declaration in Rome , during a meeting to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome . Italian Prim...

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Concern Over Tillerson Skipping NATO Meeting Misplaced

But the businessman has since revealed he initially did not want to take the role and had not even met the U.S. president before he was invited to Trump Towers and offered the position. Several congr...

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China confirms return of Kim Jong-nam's body

Malaysian police said they had taken statements from the three North Koreans who had been hiding in the embassy - named as embassy worker Hyon Kwang Song, North Korean state airline employee Kim Uk Il...

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Ozil, Sanchez want to stay says Wenger

Some poor results on the pitch have been further compounded by issues off of it, with stars Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez-each of whom have deals expiring in 2018-seemingly no closer to signing new ...

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Indian MP barred from flying, Air India cancels his return ticket

Vistara, another airline, also moved to ban the MP, which means he will now likely have to take the train back to Maharashtra . Later, the unfazed lawmaker unflinchingly chronicled what happened o...

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North Carolina lawmakers to vote on repeal of transgender bathroom law

North Carolina lawmakers to vote on repeal of transgender bathroom law

Late on Wednesday, leaders of the Republican-dominated state Senate and House of Representatives said that they had reached a compromise with Democratic Governor Roy Cooper to scrap the year-old l...

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How South Africans are reacting to Zuma's cabinet reshuffle

The EFF has also rejected the replacement of Gordhan by Malusi Gigaba , saying Gigaba is a corrupt person. "I raised my concerns and objection on the removal of the minister of finance ... Let me s...

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North Korea missile test fails, United States and South say, as tensions simmer

North Korea missile test fails, United States and South say, as tensions simmer

In the past few weeks, North Korea launched a successful Musudan missile test, with the rocket falling in the sea near Japan, while declaring that if a single bullet is fired , a nuclear response wou...

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Rohingya rebel leader challenges Myanmar's Suu Kyi, vows to fight on

But with economic growth and foreign investment down slightly on previous years, sectarian violence in Rakhine State in the west and conflict between military forces and ethnic rebels in Kachin and Sh...

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Ukraine: Russian Eurovision Singer Banned From Musical Competition

Ukraine: Russian Eurovision Singer Banned From Musical Competition

Earlier, an article was published on the website of the Blick Swiss newspaper saying that the European Broadcasting Union was allegedly considering the introduction of sanctions against Ukraine beca...

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3 against West Virginia

3 against West Virginia

West Virginia's football season opener against Virginia Tech will get a Sunday night prime-time slot September 3 on ABC after the schools announced a scheduling change Friday. Virginia Tech and West V...

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Putin wants to meet Trump before July's G-20 summit

Mr Putin said he was ready to meet with Mr Trump, and work with him to fight terrorism, and criticised what he called use of the "Russian card" in USA politics. "In general, these people who behave ...

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Netanyahu welcomes new U.S. ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

Netanyahu welcomes new U.S. ambassador 'to Jerusalem'

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 illegal sett...

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Brexit triggered as United Kingdom officially begins European Union divorce

Paradoxically, there is also something positive in Brexit . Government spokesman Steffen Seibert told reporters in Berlin on Friday that the "the second step can hopefully happen soon" but appeared...

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Attack on African student: Sushma Swaraj assures impartial probe

An attack on African students in India this week has caused an uproar among students in the country and has sparked an investigation by Indias External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj, who called the...

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