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South Korean Ex-President Park Arrested

South Korean Ex-President Park Arrested

A conviction for bribery alone would carry punishment of 10 years to life in prison. Lee is also now under arrest and denies the charges. The public's attention was also on how the detained Park wou...

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Turkey-US negotiations are key ahead of Raqqa offensive

Before leaving Turkey, Tillerson also met with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan for over two hours as well as Prime Minister Binali Yildirim. Stoltenberg told reporters that North Atlantic Treaty Or...

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Neymar scores fantastic goal as Brazil book world cup spot

Liverpool playmaker Philippe Coutinho opened the scoring on 35 minutes, before Neymar made up for missing a penalty by doubling their lead in the 64th minute. There will be four more rounds of games a...

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Israeli police arrest teen for bomb hoaxes

The reason for the discrepancy was not immediately clear. The arrest comes after bomb threats were made against dozens of community centers in Australia, the U.S., Europe and New Zealand over the ...

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Lionel Messi's Federation Internationale de Football Association ban: It's 'unfair and disproportionate', say Barcelona

Tuesday's defeat in La Paz - Juan Arce and Marcelo Martins scored for Bolivia - means the two-time World Cup winners fall from third to fifth in the 10-team South American qualifying group in the ra...

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Benson: What coal jobs actually do for us

Benson: What coal jobs actually do for us

President Donald Trump has signed an executive order undoing Obama's executive actions on climate change that would have, among other things, crippled the coal industry. But while Morrisey hopes...

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Israel to slow West Bank construction in deference to Trump's request

The Israeli ministers also approved the construction of 2,000 settler homes out of the 5,700 units announced two months ago, and endorsed the expropriation of 90 hectares (222 acres) of Palestinian la...

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IS 'baiting' coalition to bomb Mosul civilians

The alleged airstrike hit western Mosul's al-Jadida neighborhood destroying a residential building and burying dozens of people under the rubble. On Tuesday, Lieutenant General Stephen Townsend, t...

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Family of American killed in London terror attack tell of 'difficult experience'

Shantell Payne, Melissa's sister and one of 13 family members to attend the news conference, said it was "awful, disgusting and gut wrenching" that the attack had been carried out in the name of r...

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Local senior center braces for cuts amid budget rumors

Local senior center braces for cuts amid budget rumors

Each day volunteers deliver thousands of meals to homebound seniors in southeast MI. "I have mixed feelings about that", Summey said of the proposed federal budget cuts. Volunteers go door to door...

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Suspect in Atlanta's I-85 bridge collapse charged with arson

Eleby, who has a string of previous drug and assault arrests, according to Fulton County jail records, was held on $200,000 bond. Eleby, Barry Thomas and Sophia Brauer, were charged Friday. As the f...

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Ahmed Kathrada, In Loving Memory

Ahmed Kathrada was one of Nelson Mandela's closest colleagues in South Africa's long struggle against white rule. "Kathy" was an inspiration to millions in different parts of the world", Neeshan Ba...

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Paul Ryan insists Obamacare repeal's not dead

President Donald Trump speaks at a reception for Senators and their spouses in the East Room of the White House, Tuesday, March 28, 2017, in Washington. But there were mixed messages from the White Ho...

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Tillerson tells frustrated Turks: US faces tough choices in Syria

Tillerson tells frustrated Turks: US faces tough choices in Syria

As the US prepares an operation to retake the de facto IS capital of Raqqa, Syria , the USA and Turkey are deadlocked over who should do the fighting. USA officials have in the past said that is a ma...

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Neymar stars as Brazil the first to qualify for Russian Federation 2018

With a stat of 3-0 over Paraguay , Argentina , and Uruguay , Brazil will most likely stay on the top in achieving the well-favored football cup. Argentina lost 2 - 0 to bolivia without thei...

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Kim Jong-nam's body back in Pyongyang: China

Kim Jong-nam's body back in Pyongyang: China

Ri Ji U, a 30-year-old North Korean whose employment was not disclosed by Malaysian police, was believed to be the third individual holed up there, a Malaysian government official told CNN. Although d...

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Trump Forgets To Sign Executive Orders On Trade

The President said he promised actions and solutions to the American people and they are now seeing solutions taking place all over the country. A day earlier he had identified 16 major countries wi...

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US boost sanctions pressure on North Korea over nuclear programme

China imported $97.6 million worth of North Korean coal last month - a key foreign currency-earner for the pariah state - up from $70.1 million during the same period past year, according to China's c...

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Venezuela's President Maduro claims to calm row over Supreme Court annulling congress

The Supreme Court ruled late on Wednesday that as long as legislators remained in contempt of earlier court rulings that nullified all legislation passed by congress, the high court can assume the con...

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Putin responds to US election hack charge: 'Read my lips: No'

And we don't give a damn about their interests, and we reject any possibility of cooperation, even when it is in our own interests, let's say, in the field of combatting terror'. "This anti-Russian ...

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Kang shoots 63, sets Houston Open 36-hole record

But Kang held steady while Fowler collapsed down the stretch for the second straight day. Reigning Olympic champion Justin Rose of England was among seven others another stroke off the pace. Centr...

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Russia's not the real story, says White House

Russia's not the real story, says White House

That accusation has since been shot down by congressional investigators and the Federal Bureau of Investigation. White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Friday that Nunes did nothing wrong in coming ...

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Will show how to run a govt: Yogi Adityanath

The sprawling bungalow, which was allotted to him a few days back, was purified by Hindu seers and priests. "I wanted to see the people because of whose hard work the party has got such a massive wi...

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Neymar Helps Brazil All But Qualify For 2018 WC

Paris Saint-Germain's Cavani struck from the spot against Brazil to save his country's blushes, but the Ligue 1 top scorer (27 goals) failed to find the target as the Celeste fell in Lima. With 30...

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United Nations secretary-general starts official visit to Iraq

The statement was made even as the US military begins a formal investigation into an explosion in the Iraqi city that is believed to have killed scores of civilians. Votel also told the committee that...

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Canada unveils wait-and-see budget amid United States policy uncertainty

The stay-the-course budget targeted export growth and some measure of tax reform and unveiled little extra spending, but did promise more money for social housing. Canada is targeting ride-sharing pro...

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Israel Approves the Construction of First Settlement in 20 years

UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres is disappointed and alarmed by Israel's decision to build a new West Bank settlement and has condemned the move, his spokesman said on Friday. Since that meetin...

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Corruption Scandal: Former S/Korean President Park Geun-hye Jailed

Corruption Scandal: Former S/Korean President Park Geun-hye Jailed

Choi Soon-Sil, Park's secret confidante at the heart of the scandal, is already on trial for forcing top local firms including tech giant Samsung to "donate" almost $70 million to non-profit foundatio...

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US turns down Russia invitation to Afghan peace conference

US turns down Russia invitation to Afghan peace conference

Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani, who represented his country at the meeting, urged the USA to send more forces to help battle the Taliban and the Islamic State extremists. He described Nich...

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Sean Spicer: Trump wants Michael Flynn to testify in Russian Federation investigations

Sean Spicer: Trump wants Michael Flynn to testify in Russian Federation investigations

And, Schiff noted, "we should first acknowledge what a grave and momentous step it is for a former National Security Adviser to the President of the United States to ask for immunity from prosecutio...

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Barcelona ace forward Lionel Messi banned

Argentina were already without suspended regulars Javier Mascherano, Lucas Biglia and Gonzalo Higuain and their task was made even tougher when captain Messi was handed a four-match ban for swearing ...

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Venezuela reinstates authority of congress

Venezuela reinstates authority of congress

The announcement came hours after Maduro had called the court to annul its initial ruling "in order to maintain institutional stability and the balance of powers". On Friday, troops from the National ...

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Trump aides worth billions, 'richest in U.S. history'

Ivanka Trump's stake in the Trump International Hotel - located blocks from the White House, and leased by Trump from the federal government in 2013 - is one source of income that could represent a co...

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Company: Dakota Access Pipeline to Be Operating 'Sometime This Week'

Company: Dakota Access Pipeline to Be Operating 'Sometime This Week'

The company said there have been " recent coordinated physical attacks along the pipeline that pose threats to life, physical safety and the environment ", but did not say who was responsible for th...

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Thousands flee Iraq's Mosul as battle edges into Old City

Thousands flee Iraq's Mosul as battle edges into Old City

Islamic State militants shelled areas recaptured by Iraqi forces in western Mosul, hitting civilians fleeing the fighting early on Wednesday as troops edged their way through the narrow, unsafe street...

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