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Federer beats Nadal to reach Indian Wells quarter-finals

The Swiss maestro defeated Nadal 6-4, 3-6, 6-1, 3-6, 6-3 at Rod Laver Arena in the final match that lasted for more than two-and-a-half hours to win his fifth Australian Open crown. After grabbing the...

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United Kingdom also bans electronics from cabin

United Kingdom also bans electronics from cabin

Overseas airlines affected are Turkish Airlines, Pegasus Airways, Atlas-Global Airlines, Middle East Airlines, EgyptAir, Royal Jordanian , Tunis Air and Saudia. What's the reason for the ban? Earl...

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US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights

US, UK Limit Electronic Devices On Some Flights

The US Department of Homeland Security said people traveling from the airports that are included in the ban can not bring electronic devices bigger than a smartphone. Passengers with connecting flig...

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Venezuela chief prosecutor rebukes court power grab amid reports of violence

Venezuela chief prosecutor rebukes court power grab amid reports of violence

Having already shot down most of the National Assembly's measures since the opposition won control in 2015, the pro-Maduro court this week said it was assuming the legislature's functions because it...

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'Zero surprises' ahead of Xi-Trump meeting

The news conference came just two hours after Trump took to Twitter to blame the country for USA trade deficits and job losses, saying the meeting "will be a very hard one". "The U.S. probably doesn...

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Travel services returning to normal after wild-cat strike causes gridlock

Travel services returning to normal after wild-cat strike causes gridlock

Many were left out of pocket by seeking alternative transport while retailers say they lost tens of thousands of euro from the "illegal" action, which even drew disapproval from union leaders. Many ra...

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Trump Team Gave Russians "Thumbs Up" to Release Hillary Smears

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election, including possible collusion by the Trump cam...

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Israel blasted for approving Emek Shilo settlement

Netanyahu continued (in an attached text): "The Security Cabinet headed by Prime Minister Netanyahu tonight unanimously approved the establishment of a new settlement for the people off Amona, in the ...

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Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds dispute

Tillerson, Turkish leaders struggle to resolve Kurds dispute

Issues such as the United States assault on Syria'Raqqa, the last Daesh stronghold in Syria , and the deportation of Fethullah Gulen from America dominated the talks. Consulate in Istanbul that s...

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Russia's oil output cut by 200000 barrels a day - energy minister

May West Texas Intermediate crude oil-the US benchmark-rose 64 cents, or 1.3%, to settle at $48.37 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Adding to the bounce-back was mid-week data showing U...

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Pro-NK newspaper in Japan reports Park's arrest

Pro-NK newspaper in Japan reports Park's arrest

If she is arrested, Park will likely be given a bigger cell than other inmates in a Seoul detention facility but be subject to the same rules on everything from meals to room inspections, former prose...

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Netanyahu vows to move ahead on new settlement plan

Netanyahu reportedly expressed reservations about the proposal, particularly an official moratorium on construction outside the major settlements, mainly because of anticipated opposition from within ...

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Malaysians return, Kim Jong Nam's body handed to North Korea

Malaysian police investigating what US and South Korean officials say was an assassination carried out by North Korean agents took statements from the three North Koreans before they were allowed to l...

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Venezuela's top prosecutor rebukes Supreme Court power grab

Venezuela's top prosecutor rebukes Supreme Court power grab

The Supreme Court had ruled in January that the assembly was in contempt of the constitution, citing its failure to remove three lawmakers who were temporarily suspended for alleged voting irregular...

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North Korea attempts to influence South's presidential elections

If she's convicted of receiving bribes, she could be facing a minimum of ten years in jail. She has lived in the presidential Blue House twice, first as the daughter of military strongman Park Chung...

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Xi to meet with Trump in Florida

China called on the United States to play its part in resolving trade frictions between the two countries, and said Beijing isn't devaluing its currency to boost exports as tensions simmered ahead...

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Leaders fail to make global trade decision at G20 meeting

The meeting's host, German Finance Minister Wolfgang Schaeuble, told reporters that the discussion was about "the right formulation regarding the openness of the world economy". Proponents say technol...

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Senate Intel hearings on Russian election influence

Senate Intel hearings on Russian election influence

Thursday was the first public Senate hearing into the meddling, and it is not clear exactly where the investigations will go. He also said Kremlin operatives hacked into American institutions to s...

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Galaxy S8 Facial Recognition Fooled by a Picture

For starters, the phones will only be sold at Microsoft Stores in the USA starting on April 21. It can be seen that the photo used to trick the device into unlocking itself was taken from a similar ...

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AHCA failure shows difficulty of reforming system, leaves Americans at a crossroads

AHCA failure shows difficulty of reforming system, leaves Americans at a crossroads

Get free real-time news alerts from the White House Patch. Eliminating the state and local tax deduction will only get them so far. "Simplifying the tax code and cutting every American's taxes will ...

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China convicts 2 activists who supported Hong Kong protests

The convictions Friday of women's rights activist Su Changlan and online commentator Chen Qitang are the latest in an ongoing crackdown on civil society. The former primary school teacher's prolonged ...

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Officer gets 40 years in prison in child's shooting death

Officer gets 40 years in prison in child's shooting death

Stafford will serve two 15 years in prison for Attempted Murder and 40 years in prison for Manslaughter. Both sentences to run concurrently. He faced a mandatory minimum of 20 years in prison and a ...

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Comfortable win for Merkel's party in state election

The Social Democrats hope that Saarland was an exception and put their defeat down to the personal popularity of Kramp-Karrenbauer. Despite her clear victory, CDU's Kramp-Karrenbauer could not secur...

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Deliver or make room, the Yogi Adityanath mantra

He said government officials were harassing people trying to get licenses and were asking for bribes. Although Adityanath has said that his closure applies only to illegal slaughterhouses, it has ...

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Bones found near South Korea ferry wreckage are animals, not of victims

Salvage workers are speeding up their preparation work to get the Sewol ferry ready for transport to port, government officials said Tuesday. The ministry said earlier that the salvage vessel will...

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Indians are argumentative but never intolerant: President Mukherjee

Intolerance has never been allowed", he said. President Pranab Mukherjee on Friday inaugurated the five-day-long Namami Brahmaputra river festival here in Assam. The Brahmaputra has much more tradit...

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Trump faces questions of interference in investigations

Trump faces questions of interference in investigations

Nunes was reportedly fed the classified intelligence by two Trump political appointees: National Security Council senior intelligence director Ezra Cohen-Watnick, whom Trump stopped National Securit...

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Spiders could eat all humans on Earth in one year

Spiders could eat all humans on Earth in one year

We've been screwing things up for a while now, and if the spiders can destroy us this easily, maybe they should. But don't worry. That's not going to happen...probably. The Verge has taken this new ...

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Putin on US Election Tampering: 'Read My Lips, No!'

Some forces in the U.S. are playing the Russian card in order to strengthen their political position, Putin noted, adding that lies, fake news and provocations concerning Russia are being used "in...

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Delhi LG orders scrapping of AAP govt's feedback unit

Delhi LG orders scrapping of AAP govt's feedback unit

Echoing similar view, another party leader Nalin Kohli said the electorate of Delhi did not vote the AAP to splurge public money and use for their personal benefits. The alleged violations by the Delh...

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Trump warns of 'difficult' China meeting

A Federal Aviation Administration notice released Thursday announced flight restrictions for the Palm Beach area for April 6-9, suggesting Trump will remain at Mar-a-Lago for two days after Xi dep...

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Abbas: No New Peace Plan in Works With Israel

Rintawi highlighted the importance of bilateral and trilateral meetings held between Arab heads of state on the sidelines of the summit, including those between His Majesty King Abdullah, Palestinian ...

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Tillerson meets wife of United States pastor jailed in Turkey

Brunson to share the most recent information he had on Pastor Brunson's case", the official said. He said options to defeat IS "anywhere Daesh shows its face" were hard. The relationship between Tur...

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Uber dismisses 'tax on innovation' in federal budget

While relatively thin on net new spending, the budgets new promises still come with a cost, especially since the federal government is still footing the bill for the very big, ongoing commitments from...

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European Union looks to defending its interests over Brexit

European Union looks to defending its interests over Brexit

Mr Tusk has previously said he expects to release an initial response to the Article 50 notification within 48 hours, and an extraordinary summit of the remaining 27 European Union member states is ...

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