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Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russian Federation

United States intelligence agencies believe Russian Federation tried to help Mr Trump win in November by damaging his Democrat opponent Hillary Clinton. "This is not fake news- this is actually what h...

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Malaysia says won't break ties with North Korea

North Korea is widely suspected of having orchestrated the killing with a nerve agent in Kuala Lumpur's airport. Malaysia responded in kind. "Their official came. Some analysts say the North will be v...

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Arab leaders renew call for Palestinian state in Jordan summit

However, he has not yet revealed a comprehensive position on the conflict, although he has said he is keen to broker a deal. When asked in the interview whether or not he thinks Trump is set on a tw...

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West Mosul battle looks to be deadliest yet for Iraqis

West Mosul battle looks to be deadliest yet for Iraqis

The offensive was launched in October with support from U.S. artillery, air strikes and advisers, and the eastern side of the city on the Tigris river was secured in December. "I hid my sons in the ba...

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Headstrong politics obstacle to bipartisan health care compromise

Headstrong politics obstacle to bipartisan health care compromise

Roy Blunt, R-Mo. "I'm convinced". Republicans in the U.S. House and Senate dealt themselves a political blow this month when they rolled out the American Health Care Act and then killed it before it...

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IndiGo cancels Shiv Sena MP Gaikwad's Pune ticket after Air India snub

Gaikwad, who sits in India's lower house of parliament, the Lok Sabha, said he had a business class ticket but was put in an economy seat. A year ago an MP was arrested on charges of assaulting an...

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Orly Airport Attack: Drugs and alcohol found in gunman's system

Orly Airport Attack: Drugs and alcohol found in gunman's system

He said: "My son was never a terrorist". "There's no way my son was a terrorist", he told Europe 1 radio. BFM TV reported that Belgacem had sent a chilling text message to his family after shoot...

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White House shows Adam Schiff 'same' materials shared with Nunes

He, of course, is the retired lieutenant general who lasted about three weeks as President Trump's national security adviser. The materials that he shared with the White House, it turned out, were p...

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Turkey threatens to scrap refugee deal with European Union as diplomatic row escalates

Suleyman Soylu is threatening the landmark deal signed by Ankara and Brussels last March that has substantially lessened the flow of migrants from Turkey to Europe. On Friday a Turkish pro-governm...

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White House threatens to bypass conservatives on tax reform

White House threatens to bypass conservatives on tax reform

But they shouldn't act like they are doing us a favor by doing their job. "The president wants to get something passed - I don't believe the answer is to get the Democrats onboard", Poe, a Texas Rep...

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Resolve differences to settle Ayodhya dispute: Yogi Adityanath

Immediately after assuming office, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath promised to bring in a lot many changes in state, arresting crimes and stopping evils like eve teasing, among other things. The Ghazia...

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Oklahoma City Thunder fans greet team after big win against Orlando

He now needs just four triple-doubles in the Thunder's final nine games to tie National Basketball Association legend Oscar Robertson for the single-season record. Barnes missed a long three at the ...

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Toomey says he'd back Senate rule change to confirm Gorsuch

Whether it is a freezing truck driver or an autistic child, he has shown a stunning lack of humanity. "This is a really hard decision for me". McCaskill says she's anxious about increasingly polar...

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White House: DeKalb sheriff's department doesn't cooperate with ICE

White House: DeKalb sheriff's department doesn't cooperate with ICE

The report , which covers January 28 to February 3, shows that Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) issued 3,083 detainers, requests to local police to hold people suspected of being undocumen...

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Sharknado? Australian cyclone leaves bull shark stranded on land

Sharknado? Australian cyclone leaves bull shark stranded on land

NSW SES Commissioner Mark Smethurst said they had been "flat out" with more than 400 rescues in the flood-affected areas. Flood sirens sounded in several towns on Friday, prompting stranded resident...

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Shark washes onto street in Australia during cyclone

Shark washes onto street in Australia during cyclone

Police have confirmed that the body of a 77-year-old man who went missing from Eagleby has been found, taking the death toll from the floods to three people. Authorities fear more people may have died...

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South Korea's Park behind bars

After the latest verdict, Park could be detained for up to 20 days for questioning over her role in the corruption scandal, in which her confidante, Choi Soo-sil, gained access to classified governmen...

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European Union offers pre-Brexit trade talks

On Thursday, Lord Kerr, the former British ambassador to the European Union and the original author of Article 50, said that negotiations over the divorce settlement between the United Kingdom and the...

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European Union sets out guidelines for Brexit negotiations

Tusk said he had hurried to present the guidelines swiftly because the negotiations would be conducted under a tight timetable: "The Treaty gives us only two years", he said, indicating that there w...

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Gigaba swings left, wants radically changed economy

South Africa's finance minister Malusi Gigaba (Reuters) South Africa's finance minister, Malusi Gigaba, signalled a swing to the left on Saturday, saying "we need to radically transform the South Afri...

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Wind back your clocks, daylight savings ends

Wind back your clocks, daylight savings ends

Queensland, the Northern Territory and Western Australia will observe no change. With most iPhones and Android phones updating automatically these days, you won't really need to do a thing - except ...

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2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5

2 more dead in Chicago neighborhood where shootings killed 5

Four were killed at a Chicago restaurant just blocks from where a pregnant woman had been found dead hours earlier. About 3:15 p.m., a 25-year-old man suffered gunshot wounds to the buttocks in th...

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London attack inquiry focuses on radicalization of perpetrator

London attack inquiry focuses on radicalization of perpetrator

They released a photo of Masood on Friday. The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for the attack, calling him a "solider" who responded to its demands that followers attack countries in ...

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Most Disapprove Of Trump, Except On Economy

Most Disapprove Of Trump, Except On Economy

AP is the largest and most trusted source of independent news and information. His disapproval jumped to 59 percent from 56 percent in the same span of time. "It starts with how they're feeling about ...

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Trump Orders Review of Trade Abuses, Import Duty Evasion

US President Donald Trump has signed two executive orders meant to step up trade enforcement. The second executive order aims to enforce anti-dumping duties on imports from "forty countries that...

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Change working style: Adityanath tells police officials

Change working style: Adityanath tells police officials

But the post of CM or Cabinet Minister is not meant for flaunting. After drawing flak for the anti-Romeo squads targetting young couples in the state, the new Chief Minister assured that couples who a...

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Westminster attack: 12 arrested have now been released by police

Westminster attack: 12 arrested have now been released by police

Police said on Saturday that a 30-year-old man arrested in Birmingham on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts has been released. The inquest heard before he died, Masood drove his hire vehicle...

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Trying to assess Brexit impact on UK operations

The draft guidelines, seen by Reuters after European Council President Tusk distributed them to the 27 other governments in the bloc on Friday, may be somewhat revised over the next month before being...

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S.African anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada dies aged 87

In July 1963, the police swooped on Liliesleaf Farm in Rivonia , a Johannesburg suburb where Kathrada and other banned persons had been meeting secretly. He did not see a child for 20 years. He had...

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Syria: Air Raids On East Damascus After Rebel Assault

Airstrikes and clashes intensified Tuesday as Syrian opposition fighters and forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad fight for control of areas in eastern Damascus, according to a monitoring group, ...

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Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria kills nearly 300

Meningitis outbreak in Nigeria kills nearly 300

Abuja- The Nigeria Centre for Disease Control, NCDC , has confirmed the outbreak of Cerebro Spinal Meningitis, CSM, in five states with 109 deaths. But Ihekweazu said the type of meningitis C strai...

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Kushner retains scores of real estate holdings while in White House

Ivanka Trump and her husband Jared Kushner are still benefiting from the sprawling Trump business empire despite their roles in the White House, financial disclosures show. The business is worth bet...

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Ryan to provide details on 'path forward' for healthcare later this week

Ryan to provide details on 'path forward' for healthcare later this week

Rep. Ryan made the remarks during a Monday meeting with Republican donors. The renewed focus on repealing Obamacare came after Ryan chose to withdraw the House GOP's health care bill Friday, a decis...

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Why is Rex Tillerson skipping the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting?

Why is Rex Tillerson skipping the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting?

The meeting will include Secretary of Defence James Mattis and will be focused exclusively on counterterrorism and the eradication of Isis. She said there would be no separate, NATO-focused meetin...

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ACC to reconsider North Carolina for events after HB2 repeal

Gay and transgender rights activists complained that the measure still denies them protection from discrimination, and they are demanding nothing less than full repeal . "I support the House Bill 2...

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