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President Trump to Pay $25 Million in University Settlement

President Trump to Pay $25 Million in University Settlement

The ruling settles two class-action lawsuits and a civil lawsuit by NY attorney general Eric Schneiderman. "Trump University's victims waited years for compensation, while President Trump refused to...

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Turkey ends Operation Euphrates Shield in Northern Syria

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson arrived in Turkey on Thursday for talks with a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally crucial to the fight against Islamic State but increasingly at odds with Wa...

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European Union lays out draft Brexit guidelines

European Union lays out draft Brexit guidelines

According to Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty-which launched the official divorce papers between the United Kingdom and the EU-Britain must legally separate within the next two years. The draft guide...

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EU draft guidelines soften line on future UK relationship

In a written statement following a phone call with British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday, Hollande said discussions would first need to focus on "citizens' rights" and "obligations arising fr...

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Trump to target trade abuses with executive orders

President Trump has criticized China in the past for its trade practices, but both men said the orders aren't meant to single out any one country. Trump said at a White House signing ceremony that...

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Venezuela plunged into turmoil as top court muzzles congress

Venezuela plunged into turmoil as top court muzzles congress

Critics said the move was an authoritarian turn for the South American oil-producing giant, where an economic crisis has caused food shortages, riots and an epidemic of violent crime. The decision w...

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Former Chris Christie aides sentenced to prison An error occurred

Federal authorities say that the sentences handed down fit the crime. Prosecutors said the traffic jams the two deliberately created in the town of Fort Lee, New Jersey, was meant to punish its Demo...

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Banks Worried Zuma Trying to Erode South Africa's Oversight

Banks Worried Zuma Trying to Erode South Africa's Oversight

Among the 10 ministers axed is Minister of Public Service and Administration Ngoako Ramatlhodi, who has still not been officially informed of his dismissal. But in signs of a growing rift in the party...

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Three North Korean Kim Jong Nam murder suspects allowed to go

They reportedly left for Pyongyang in the afternoon, using an Air China flight. Dealing with a regime that, in Malaysia's view, was holding its citizens hostage and had carried out a lethal chemic...

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Britain prepares to launch Brexit

Britain prepares to launch Brexit

Britain voted in a June 23 referendum to leave the EU. "And there are things that are not negotiable", she added, referring to the European Union freedom of movement, goods, people and services. As th...

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Israel approves construction of first new settlement in more than 20 years

Netanyahu's announcement Thursday was terse and straight to the point: "The Political-Security Cabinet unanimously approved this evening the establishment of a new settlement for the evacuees of Amo...

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Turkey will maintain military presence in Syria: army

After Tillerson explained that the USA faced " difficult choices " when it came to Syria , the reporter followed up. Washington is reportedly considering sending more troops, while the YPG-dominate...

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The US Is Dropping More Bombs On ISIS Than Ever Before

IS has targeted civilians and used them as human shields, while strikes by anti-IS forces have also left civilians dead. "If we did it - and I'd say there is at least a fair chance we did - it was a...

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Kim Jong-Nam's body finally returned to North Korea

Kim Jong-Nam's body finally returned to North Korea

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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Trump talks up orders on trade, but neglects to sign them

Mr Ross argued that the USA has the lowest tariff rates of any developed country. "And that reflects itself both in terms of the barriers they erect on their borders and their behavior in terms of our...

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Syrian troops respond as rebels renew attack on Damascus

Syrian troops respond as rebels renew attack on Damascus

To date, the Syrian military has regained control of all the facilities in the vicinity of an industrial area north of Jobar, eliminating al-Nusra Front militants. "The army foiled the armed groups' p...

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Paul Manafort wants to talk to intelligence committee

Paul Manafort wants to talk to intelligence committee

The most recent development is the cancellation by Chairman Devin Nunes (R-Calif.) of an open session hearing where former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, former Acting Attorney Gen...

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Tillerson Underscores Importance of Turkey in IS Fight

Turkey has become increasingly frustrated with continued USA continued support for the Syrian Kurdish militia the People's Protection Units (YPG). He commended Turkey's unilateral efforts to seal its...

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Kim Jong-nam murder investigation under a cloud after body deal

March 31: Nine Malaysians who were stranded in North Korea following a diplomatic stand-off post the assassination of Kim Jong -Un's half brother Kim Jong- Nam, have arrived in Kuala Lumpur . Anifah...

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Freedom Caucus rep to Trump: Recall 'your real friends'

Trump's message wasn't subtle - nor was it random. On Thursday, House Speaker Paul Ryan added to the cacophony of conflicting statements when he told CBS that it's time for Plan B, where "we kee...

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Crackdown creates meat shortage in Indian state Uttar Pradesh

Deputy Chief Minister Dinesh Sharma said, "Yoga has played a major role in making India a vishwaguru (global leader). The state government would construct a building for Kailash Mansarovar in Lucknow...

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Germany accuses Maduro of holding Venezuelans 'hostage'

Lawmaker Miguel Pizarro said the ruling amounted to dictatorship, while other parliamentarians spoke of a coup against the National Assembly. But the court is widely seen as being controlled by Vene...

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One Killed in Cairo Blast as Hosni Mubarak Is Released from Prison

One Killed in Cairo Blast as Hosni Mubarak Is Released from Prison

The ailing, 88-year-old Mubarak left the Armed Forces Hospital in Cairo's southern suburb of Maadi and went to his home in the upscale Heliopolis district under heavy security, according to an Egy...

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Kim Jong-Nam's Assassination: Victim's body returned to North Korea, says China

The Malaysians - three embassy staff and six family members, including a baby and three other children - landed in Kuala Lumpur before sunrise where they were met on the tarmac by Foreign Minister Ani...

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After US now United Kingdom bans electronic devices from Mideast

After US now United Kingdom bans electronic devices from Mideast

But electronics spread out across a person's luggage pose far less of a threat than palettes of lithium batteries, according to a USA aviation official. The U.S. has not ruled out that more airports...

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Intelligence committee members disagree on dust-up involving Devin Nunes

Gowdy's remarks at odd with Nunes who told Sean Hannity on Fox News , "I felt I had a duty and obligation to tell him because as you know he's been taking a lot of heat in the news media". The Hous...

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Trump predicts 'very difficult' China summit

Vice Foreign Minister Zheng Zeguang said in a news conference in Beijing on Friday that the leaders of China and the US will discuss an extensive amount of issues given that the summit will be their...

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Missile prematurely explodes as Kim continues conducting ballistic tests

Missile prematurely explodes as Kim continues conducting ballistic tests

A North Korean envoy recently told Reuters they were "not afraid" of U.S. The U.S. military is not the only nation concerned about North Korea's pending nuke test. Reporters working in the press r...

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US to press NATO allies on counter-terror, defense budgets

His statement comes amid Tillerson's visit to Ankara where he met Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Binali Yildirim and Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu. leadership, pointing out...

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Ivanka Trump's New White House Job

Ivanka Trump introduces her father, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, to deliver a policy speech on child care, September 13, 2016, in Aston, Pennsylvania. That "voluntary" language was ...

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Flynn, Nunes Fallout Grows for Trump White House

Ryan (R-Wis.) and Sen. The House Intelligence Committee's top Democrat confirmed Friday evening that he was "presented" the same information at the White House that was given to the panel's chairman...

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Israeli PM limits settlements while announcing new one

However, if legal, security or topographical limitations do not allow adherence to those guidelines, new homes will be built outside the current settlement boundaries but as close as possible to them....

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ANC not consulted on reshuffle, says Gwede Mantashe

Zuma has been criticised by senior members of the ANC for removing Pravin Gordhan as finance minister but certain sections of the party are rallying around him. However, key party factions including ...

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NSW floods flow south, Ballina at risk

Police say her husband had been in the vehicle with her but managed to escape. Flood sirens sounded before dawn at Lismore when the Wilsons River surged over the town's levee. "We are committed to e...

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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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