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Indian-origin South African anti-apartheid activist Ahmed Kathrada dies today

He was a defendant in South Africa's two historic trials: the five-year Treason Trial , which started in 1956 and precipitated a turn in the African National Congress's reaction to apartheid , an...

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South Korean ferry in which 304 died lifted from the sea

Barges are seen during a salvage operation of sunken ferry Sewol at the sea off Jindo, South Korea , March 22, 2017. South Korean efforts to bring a sunken, 6,800-ton ferry back to land cleared an ...

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Rep. Maxine Waters claps back at Bill O'Reilly after hair insult

Maxine Waters' hair looked like a "James Brown wig". His male co-hosts let out hearty laughs. It was from there that she jumped into local politics and became a strong voice on social issues , incl...

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Merkel's CDU savors local election win

Merkel's CDU savors local election win

With six months to go before the federal election on September 24, Merkel's Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party won 40.7 percent of the vote in the Saarland state parliament, an improvement on the ...

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Hull helps chances of avoiding relegation by beating West Ham

West Ham , in their attack line, have very good players and we 've prepared for the game by focusing on our squad. It is not going to be easy for the visiting team to win against Hull without the tr...

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Donald Trump targets nations in trade deficit

The White House said that between 2001 and 2016, the USA failed to collect $2.8 billion in import taxes. Don't worry: a White House official said Trump signed the orders later, so the ceremony w...

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Palestinian Fury after Israel Backs New Settlement

Palestinian Fury after Israel Backs New Settlement

Thursday's unanimous vote in favor of the new settlement in an area Israelis call Emek Shilo came after Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu told reporters earlier: "I made a promise that w...

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Afghanistan- Russia spurns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allegation of assisting Taliban

Afghanistan- Russia spurns North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allegation of assisting Taliban

In a statement to the Senate Armed Services Committee, Scaparrotti said Moscow was "perhaps" supplying the Taliban. General Curtis Scaparrotti, NATO's supreme allied commander who also heads the US ...

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Tillerson meets with wife of pastor accused of terrorist affiliation

Tillerson meets with wife of pastor accused of terrorist affiliation

Even before Tillerson landed, Turkish officials this week leaked to the local news media a damaging rumor about the U.S. Consulate in Istanbul that seemed timed to put pressure on the secretary's visi...

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Brexit: UK sets out plans to replace all European Union laws

Brexit: UK sets out plans to replace all European Union laws

The paper presented by European Council President Donald Tusk will have to be approved by the 27 member states. Tusk said the EU27 (the European Union countries excluding the UK) "does not and will ...

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ISIS' second-in-command killed in air strike

The Iraqi state TV report is the first by an official media to announce the death of Jumaili, who was an intelligence officer under Saddam Hussein, the Iraqi president toppled in the 2003 US -led in...

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Saturday roundup: Kang takes 3-shot lead at Houston Open

United States star Fowler fired a bogey-free eight-under par 64 to seize the lead in the final PGA tuneup event for next week's Masters , the first major championship of the year at Augusta National....

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Dele Alli says new England boss Gareth Southgate is a 'fantastic' coach

Jamie Vardy , a second-half substitute, added England's second goal against Lithuania with Southgate also praising Raheem Sterling's impact over nearly an hour on the pitch. "He is a great role model ...

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After Debate, Macron Secures Leadership to French Elections

After Debate, Macron Secures Leadership to French Elections

While Le Pen is widely expected to progress through the first round of voting (she has consistently polled in the 26-27% range), polls have shown she is unlikely to win in a second round face-off with...

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US wants China to take action to stop North Korea nuke tests

Relations between the rival Koreas have significantly worsened over the past year after a series of rocket launches by North Korea. "It appears unlikely that North Korea will carry out a nuclear test ...

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Flynn discussing immunity with intel committees

Flynn discussing immunity with intel committees

Russian President Vladimir Putin sits next to Flynn at an event in Russia in 2015. Just before the hearing began, Russian President Vladimir Putin again dismissed the USA intelligence charge that he...

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Russia's Putin meets French presidential contender Le Pen in Kremlin

Le Pen travelled to Moscow at the invitation of an MP for meetings in the Russian parliament, and had not been expected to meet Putin. Putin said he did not discuss financing with Le Pen. Le Pen is ...

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Australia floods still rising with two dead, four missing

Australia floods still rising with two dead, four missing

Flooded rivers were still rising Saturday in two Australian states with two women dead and four people missing after torrential rains in the wake of a powerful tropical cyclone. The Bureau of Meteorol...

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Donald Tusk to UK: EU will set rules in divorce talks

Tusk was speaking alongside Maltese President Joseph Muscat earlier on Friday in Valletta , Malta. The charge was levelled after her letter to EU Council President Donald Tusk triggering Article 50...

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South Korea: Former President might face corruption charges

Park Geun-hye appeared Tuesday in the prosecutors' office to be questioned over an corruption scandal that led to her impeachment earlier this month. She was ousted from office on March 10 over alle...

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Kang seizes early 2nd round at US PGA Houston Open

But Kang held steady while Fowler collapsed down the stretch for the second straight day. He still plans to be at Augusta National, but only for dinner with past Masters champions on Tuesday nig...

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Settle Brexit items, then hold fall talks on UK's future

Settle Brexit items, then hold fall talks on UK's future

One particularly tricky aspect for May will be demand to spell out the UK's relationship with the European Court of Justice early in the talks, and how EU law applied to the exit deal, during any in...

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Bolivia beat Lionel Messi-less Argentina 2-0 in World Cup qualifier

Messi was found guilty of "having directed insulting words at an assistant referee" in the World Cup qualifier against Chile last Thursday which Argentina won 1-0 thanks to a penalty from the Barce...

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Iraq, coalition officials scramble to prevent another 'Mosul massacre'

Islamic State group fighters battling Iraqi forces in Mosul are holding civilians hostage in buildings and then deliberately attracting strikes by coalition aircraft, a spokesman for the US-led co...

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Israel's Netanyahu seeks to boost commercial ties with China

Israel's Netanyahu seeks to boost commercial ties with China

Netanyahu also expressed his belief that China will make a significant contribution to the development of businesses and investments in Israel. "Israel is pivoting towards Asia in a very clear and p...

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Holyrood backs Nicola Sturgeon's call for second referendum

On Tuesday, Scotland's devolved parliament voted to hold a referendum on secession in 2018 or 2019, but the United Kingdom government in Westminster must give its approval before any such poll can he ...

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Fellow inmate suspected of beating serial killer to death

A prisons spokeswoman says Donald Harvey, 64, died Thursday at 9.08am (2am Friday NZ time ), two days after state troopers say he was found beaten in his cell at the state's prison in Toledo. Others ...

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Free Syrian Army, Turkish Military Likely Planning a New Operation in Syria

Free Syrian Army, Turkish Military Likely Planning a New Operation in Syria

Ties between Ankara and Washington were strained during Barack Obama's administration, particularly over U.S. cooperation with Syrian Kurdish militia fighting against the Islamic State group. Turk...

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Lewis-inspired Windies crush Pakistan in 3rd T20

Lewis-inspired Windies crush Pakistan in 3rd T20

Babar Azam, then, added vital 43 runs amidst a batting collapse. Sahdab finally had Lewis caught at long-off by Wahab Riaz, but by that time the left-hander made sure of an easy win with more than f...

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China says US trade orders should respect international rules

Among those in attendance were Vice President Mike Pence, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Peter Navarro, the director of the White House National Trade Council, and Steve Bannon, the president's chief...

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Arab leaders vow to support Syrian refugees

Arab leaders vow to support Syrian refugees

In what appeared to be a reference to Iran, King Salman - along with other Arab leaders speaking on Wednesday - warned of outside powers "interfering" in Arab states. Embassy in Jordan, Greenblatt con...

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Inquest into death of terrorist Khalid Masood who attacked London

Police officer Keith Palmer, 48, was stabbed to death by Muslim convert Khalid Masood in the grounds of the Palace of Westminster last Wednesday. Senior investigating officer Detective Superintenden...

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Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus

Trump aide urges defeat of MI member of Freedom Caucus

Amash responded in less than an hour, claiming the Trump administration and establishment "have merged into #Trumpstablishment ". The White House director of social media said the conservative Free...

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Former Russian Anti-Putin Politician Killed In Ukraine

Russia's state-run Sputnik news service cast Voronenkov's flight as an attempt to flee from investigation , citing the Russian Investigative Committee. The father-of-one was due to testify in a treas...

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Macron remains favourite in Presidential race - but only just

Centrist Macron is far more widely liked than le Pen, but he has far less of a strong political base that feels compelled to vote for him-particularly because he is struggling to resonate with voters ...

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