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Luke Shaw not injured for Man United fixture against West Bromwich Albion

Jose Mourinho has made three changes to his starting line-up to face West Bromwich Albion at Old Trafford (kick off 15:00 BST) as the Reds return to Premier League action following the worldwide break...

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Tillerson's Push for Safe Zones in Iraq and Syria Faces Questions, Obstacles

Trump has vowed to make the fight against Islamic State in Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS ) a priority and directed the Pentagon and other agencies in January to submit a plan for defea...

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US, Turkey strain for deal on key element of anti-IS fight

The United States under former President Barack Obama sought to convince Turkey that the YPG are not terrorists. "Let me be very frank, it's not easy, they are hard choices that have to be made", Ti...

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Manafort to Voluntarily Appear Before House Intel Committee

Schiff refused to say whether he thought Nunes should step down from his position, telling reporters, "What's really involved here is the cancellation of this open hearing and the rest is created to d...

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Protection of civilians in Mosul should be "absolute priority", says United Nations chief

Votel also told the committee that almost 800 Iraqi security forces have been killed and 4,600 wounded in the increasingly brutal battle to retake Mosul from ISIS extremists that began last fall. ...

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Three North Koreans cleared over Kim Jong Nam death

This was part of a deal to end a diplomatic standoff between the two countries. Malaysian authorities still want to track down four other North Koreans known to have left Kuala Lumpur the day Kim ...

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Regional Conflicts & War on Terror Top Agenda of Arab Summit

The Palestinians and Arabs want Arab East Jerusalem - which Israel captured in a 1967 war and later annexed in a move not recognised internationally - as the capital of a future state encompassing the...

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UN chief: More funding needed for Iraq programs

UN chief: More funding needed for Iraq programs

Guterres told the press at the Hassan Sham camp, located about 30 kilometres east of Mosul. Addressing media at the Hassan Sham camp, Gutteres said only 8 percent of the 2017 UN Humanitarian Respons...

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Trump Administration: President Accepts New Israeli Town for Amona

Palestinian and Arab leaders also condemned the announcement over the new settlement. Following Thursday's announcement, Israeli officials said Netanyahu's security cabinet decided out of respect ...

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Kushner, Ivanka Trump could exceed $700mn in worth

Kushner, Ivanka Trump could exceed $700mn in worth

Neither President Donald Trump or Vice-President Mike Pence were part of the disclosure release, which came late on Friday. Instead, they divested from some assets but will continue to benefit from...

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Decoding President Trump's Climate Destruction Plan

Decoding President Trump's Climate Destruction Plan

It could take years - and the ability to turn back court challenges expected from environmental groups - to actually change US laws. President Trump is directing the Environmental Protection Agency ...

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Messi fined, banned for four internationals for insulting assistant referee

Messi fined, banned for four internationals for insulting assistant referee

Argentina coach Edgardo Bauza criticised Federation Internationale de Football Association for handing Lionel Messi a four-game suspension hours before his side slumped to a 2-0 defeat in Bolivia t...

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S Africa deputy president says cabinet purge 'unacceptable'

Zuma is said to have presented the intelligence report to the ruling African National Congress leaders and its alliance partner, the South African Communist Party, as justification for dumping Pravin ...

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Intelligence Committee Chair Devin Nunes Cancels Public Hearing on Russian Federation

Trump told reporters Wednesday he felt "somewhat" vindicated by Nunes' revelations. " We strongly objected to the cancellation of this hearing ". "To take evidence that may or may not be related...

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Ousted South Korea leader Park arrested, jailed in corruption case

Ousted South Korea leader Park arrested, jailed in corruption case

Choi was arrested in November 2016, allowing a special task-force investigating her influence over the president to gather enough evidence to force Park's impeachment in December. It says Park will be...

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Solar outpaces wind for new power capacity

World renewable energy capacity has increased impressively since 2007, when it was only 989,213 megawatts (MW), growing to 2,006,202 MW in 2016. "And through 2050, the decarbonisation can fuel susta...

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Chris Christie's Office Slams Judge's Comment About Workplace Culture

A third defendant, former Port Authority of NY and New Jersey official David Wildstein, pleaded guilty and is awaiting sentencing after testifying against Baroni and Kelly. Fort Lee suffered four days...

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South Koreans angered after ousted leader Park Geun-hye leaves dogs behind

Park, 65, becomes the country's first democratically elected leader to be ousted from office, when, on March 10, the Constitutional Court upheld a parliamentary impeachment vote. They include high-pow...

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US' Next Move to Fight ISIS: Establish 'Zones of Stability'

But he also said that "we are not in the business of nation-building or reconstruction". Wednesday's meeting at the State Department in Washington , D.C., saw 68 countries and organizations dis...

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Israel has approved new settlements at the West Bank

The official continued to say that the "will continue to work with Israelis and Palestinians, and other players in the region, to create a climate that is conducive to peace". Yousef Mahmoud, a Palest...

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Lewis Hamilton believes he can beat Sebastian Vettel to world title

Lewis Hamilton believes he can beat Sebastian Vettel to world title

Vettel, who now has 43 race wins compared to Hamilton's 53, agrees. When asked if he faced a tougher challenge than 2016 against team-mate and eventual champion Nico Rosberg, Hamilton replied: "Defi...

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White House launches counteroffensive amid investigations

He also recently agreed to a list of witnesses to be privately interviewed by the committee with its ranking member, Democrat Adam Schiff, who has publicly called for Nunes to recuse himself from th...

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Tillerson Says US And Turkey Committed To Defeating Islamic State

But all signs point to the USA continuing to bet on the Kurds. Yildirim has previously said that the United States risks major damage to its relationship with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally...

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Indian Hindu party crackdown on abattoirs spreads, stoking Muslim unease

All the delegates supported the Chief Minister on the drive launched by the government against illegal abattoirs and said they were in support of the move to weed out illegal meat trading. He further ...

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24 dead after river overflows, destroying homes in Colombia

Photos posted online by the air force have shown streets filled with mud and damaged houses, while smartphone videos on social media have shown residents searching for survivors in the debris. The Red...

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Pentagon responds to criticism over civilian deaths in Mosul blast

UNAMI spokesman Samir Ghattas says Gutterres will meet Iraq's president, prime minster and Parliament speaker before heading north to visit displaced persons camps. IS planned the incident to "impact ...

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Four civilians killed in February in US-led strikes in Iraq

The number could grow significantly if an investigation into airstrikes on a neighborhood in Mosul, Iraq, in mid-March finds the operation unintentionally killed scores of residents. "We must be ready...

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Bastian Schweinsteiger Former Manchester United midfielder scores on MLS debut

Bastian Schweinsteiger Former Manchester United midfielder scores on MLS debut

I don't want to speak about him as whether I would buy him or not to buy him. Mourinho added: "So when he was asking me to let him leave, I had to say yes, because I did it once, I can not do it twi...

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South Korea presidential scandal: What you need to know

It has not yet been confirmed whether Park will be offered exclusivity as her imprisoned predecessors. Park's former culture minister, Cho Yoonsun, and her ex-chief of staff, Kim Ki-choon, are also ...

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Protesters Against Congressman Devin Nunes Gather in Front of Torninos

Warner and the panel's chairman, Sen. However, Rubio suspended his presidential campaign last March after winning just one primary. Watts also said in the past week, social media campaigns targete...

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Shia LaBeouf's assault charges dropped for lack of evidence

Shia LaBeouf's assault charges dropped for lack of evidence

LaBeouf does not have to appear in court for the hearing. According to police, LaBeouf and a 25-year-old anti-Trump protester got into a verbal exchange in front of the Museum of the Moving Image. L...

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Trump struggles to shake off Russian Federation controversy

And he's simultaneously waging war with the conservative House Freedom Caucus which helped deal him a stinging defeat over the repeal of Obamacare - setting up a fateful test of presidential authority...

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Taliban captures southern Afghan city of Sangin

Taliban captures southern Afghan city of Sangin

The U.S. -backed Afghan government was controlling 57 percent of Afghanistan's 407 districts, according to a report from the U.S. military released at the end of January. William K. Salvin , play...

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Making the case for North Carolina in the Final Four

That's just the start of it. This is the key with the runner up from last years Final Four in Houston, if the good version of the team shows up, they're extremely hard to beat, but the even scarier ...

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Monday's House Intelligence Committee hearing

Monday's House Intelligence Committee hearing

Comey also, notably, confirmed that the FBI is investigating any links between the Trump campaign and the Russians, including whether there was any collusion between the two parties on the cyberattack...

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