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Germany hits out at Tillerson's demand for more North Atlantic Treaty Organisation spending

Tillerson's remarks prompted a strong reaction from the Russian Foreign Ministry, which said it was " baffled " by the Secretary's rhetoric, especially considering the timing of the remarks which ca...

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Trump targets trade abuses with executive orders

Briefing reporters on the executive orders , Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said the actions are created to show the world Trump is taking another step to fulfill his campaign promises. But he added...

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France's Hollande tells May talks on future EU-UK relations must wait

British Prime Minister Theresa May published columns in seven European papers on Thursday to stress that a Brexit deal was "in all our interests", striking a conciliatory tone before negotiations begi...

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Israel intercepts missile fired at its air force in Syria

Syria launched anti-aircraft missiles toward Israeli jets Friday after a series of attacks by the Israeli air force. None of the missiles fired from Syria hit their targets, the army added. On the o...

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Trump, Xi to meet in first summit next month

Trump, Xi to meet in first summit next month

Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman Lu Kang told reporters that Xi would meet with Trump at Mar-a-Lago, without providing any more details. In a statement, the Office of the Press Secretary said: "...

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British Police Still Believe London Attacker Acted Alone

The attack which occurred at 14:40:08 on Wednesday was by Masood in his auto that mounted the pavement over Westminster Bridge and it continued until 14:40:38 before crashing into the perimeter fence ...

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Complications stall Sewol salvaging process

As of 5pm, the top of the ferry was about 8.5 metres (27 feet) above the water's surface. Public outrage over what was seen as a botched rescue job by the government contributed to the recent oustin...

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Venezuela prosecutors criticizes pro-government court ruling

Soldiers in riot gear pushed back student protesters who approached the Supreme Court complex. Several protesters were arrested and some journalists covering the demonstration had their cameras seized...

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China's Xi will meet Trump in US April 6-7-Beijing

The White House confirmed Thursday that Chinese President Xi Jinping will visit the United States for talks with President Donald Trump on April 6. Nicholas Hope, a senior scholar specializing in Ch...

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Even Exxon Wants Trump To Stick With Paris Climate Accord

Liberals who lied for years about energy policy have no credibility on the subject of misleading voters. Grassroots activists in the USA say they "will continue to turn to the United Nations as a to...

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Defoe scores on return for England in front of ill friend

Defoe scores on return for England in front of ill friend

During his time away from the England setup, Defoe has left the Premier League for FC Toronto in Canada and returned with bottom-placed Sunderland but he hasn't lost his scoring instinct. I feel fit...

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Japan ruling party urges government to acquire capability to hit enemy bases

Japan ruling party urges government to acquire capability to hit enemy bases

Japan should arm itself with long-range offensive weapons, a policy research group in Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party said Wednesday, in a break with the cautious defense stance...

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US, Turkey in tricky discussions, fighting IS still crucial

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson held talks with Turkey's leaders on Thursday in a one-day visit to a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally crucial to the fight against Islamic State but increa...

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China bans burqas, abnormal beards in Muslim province of Xinjiang

China bans burqas, abnormal beards in Muslim province of Xinjiang

Apart from this, they also prohibit the abnormal growing of beards and it would be forbidden to reject or refuse radio, television and other public facilities and services. Although some of these ba...

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EU's Verhofstadt Wants Brexit Deal on Citizens' Rights This Year

Stressing the importance of the Great Repeal Bill , he said it would be vital to ensuring a smooth and orderly Brexit. "The UK is now on the other side of the negotiating table". In the draft guide...

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White House officials played role in surfacing documents Nunes viewed

Political and media hysteria surrounded the probe since last week, when Mr. Nunes announced that he'd viewed intelligence reports at the White House grounds showing that Mr. "Spicer also blasted the p...

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Derry mourns McGuinness as remains carried home

Among those commenting on Mr McGuinness were Prime Minister Theresa May, her Irish counterpart Enda Kenny, Irish President Michael D Higgins, Secretary of State James Brokenshire and party leaders fro...

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'A Gupta coup': The 5 best reactions to Zuma's stunning Cabinet reshuffle

Leading South African private sector chief executives said on Friday that Gordham's dismissal would have severe consequences for the economy and was a setback to the work done to avoid a credit rating...

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Trump comes at Comey with another wiretapping theory

First, what's real: Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey confirmed that his agency is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and whether associates of Tru...

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BOLD Alliance vows to stop Keystone XL once again

The State Department is set to approve the Keystone XL pipeline by Monday, March 27, 2017, a senior u.s. official said, reversing the Obama administration's decision to block the controversial oil pip...

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Ramaphosa: I'm unhappy with reshuffle‚ but I won't resign

The rand was down more than seven percent for the week, after days of speculation that Zuma was about to move against Gordhan . "Holy wow. Midnight ministerial massacre in South Africa", former U.S...

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Turkey to launch new Syrian operation if its security is threatened

One of Turkey's main grievances with America is the policy started by the Obama administration of supporting Kurdish fighters in Syria who are fighting IS forces. Turkey officials said that its milita...

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Body of assassinated Kim Jong-nam is returned to North Korea

North Korea and Malaysia's historically close ties began to unravel in the wake of Kim's death, hitting a nadir when Pyongyang banned nine Malaysian citizens from leaving the country in retaliation ...

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Pence: Trump is going to move the USA embassy in Israel

A few weeks ago he had sent Jason Greenblatt, his special representative for global negotiations, to Israel and the Palestinian territories "to bring a message that President Trump is committed to for...

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Putin says claims that Russian Federation interfered in United States elections are 'lies'

They are used for domestic American political agendas. Mr Putin's comments came as the US' Senate Intelligence Committee was set to begin a hearing entitled "Disinformation: A Primer in Russian Ac...

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UK publishes White Paper to replace EU law after Brexit

In her letter to European Council president, Donald Tusk, the prime minister wrote: "The UK wants to agree with the EU a deep and special partnership that takes in both economic and security coopera...

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London attacker taught English in Saudi Arabia for 2 years

A 32-year-old woman arrested in Manchester, and a 39-year-old woman arrested in east London , were released on bail. His neighbour of 24 years, Philip Williams, says they were close. "We miss him s...

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South Korea's ousted president questioned by prosecutors

It was not clear if her remarks meant she acknowledged the corruption allegations, as she has repeatedly denied any legal wrongdoing. A lawyer for Park said Monday that she has prepared a statement ...

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LGBTQ Advocates: Trump's Order Removes Protections Against Job Discrimination

No such act directly affords workers protection on the basis of sexual orientation or gender identity; that's what necessitated order 13672 in the first place. Although Trump vowed to "protect our L...

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Malaysians returning from North Korea arrive home

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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'Main Suspect' Behind Jewish Community Center Bomb Threats Is an Israeli Teen

He also is accused of making a threatening call to Delta Airlines , leading to the emergency landing of at least one plane. U.S. federal authorities have been investigating a surge of threats again...

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AMBER ALERT for 8-year-old Devonte McGee

AMBER ALERT for 8-year-old Devonte McGee

The children were not harmed. An Amber Alert out of Haskell has been canceled after police arrested the two suspects following a high-speed police chase from Abilene to Baird. Four-year-old Malaka...

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Colombia recalls ambassador from Caracas amid Venezuela crisis

Colombia recalls ambassador from Caracas amid Venezuela crisis

Deputies of the Venezuelan coalition of opposition parties (MUD), clash with Venezuelan National Guards during a protest outside the Supreme Court of Justice (TSJ) in Caracas , Venezuela, March 30, 2...

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Netanyahu warmly praises Trump administration in AIPAC video feed

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu visited the White House last month, he was thrilled to be hosted by a Republican president. "The administration is showing its commitment to Israel by ...

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Ousted SKorea president Park Geun-Hye arrested

Ousted SKorea president Park Geun-Hye arrested

An official trial of Samsung's de facto leader Lee Jae-yong is set to begin on April 7 over allegations that he lobbied Park in exchange for business favors given to her longtime friend Choi Soon-si...

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