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Coalition gathers to hear Trump Islamic State plan

Coalition gathers to hear Trump Islamic State plan

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will be in the spotlight Wednesday and Thursday at a gathering in Washington aimed at countering the Islamic State terror group. But Trump s plan to slash more than ...

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Russian Ambassador, Flynn Not Discussed Lifting Anti-Russian Sanctions

Russian Ambassador, Flynn Not Discussed Lifting Anti-Russian Sanctions

Dmitry Peskov tells ABC's "Good Morning America" that reports of Russian meddling in America's election amount to " fake news ". "He cited former President Reagan in his quote, though "read my lip...

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May demands probe into Syria `chemical weapons attack´

The EU's diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini said President Bashar al-Assad's government bore "primary responsibility" for the attack, while Syria's opposition warned it "calls the political process i...

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CM Kejriwal treated as a 'poor client' by defence lawyer

CM Kejriwal treated as a 'poor client' by defence lawyer

Kejriwal made this allegation in his first "Jansabha" (public meeting) at Burari last week. Even former Bihar CM Lalu Prasad Yadav came to Kejriwal's defence, saying Jethmalani had never charged him...

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South Africa's Biggest Labor Group Cosatu Calls for Zuma to Quit

South Africa's Biggest Labor Group Cosatu Calls for Zuma to Quit

Ratings agency Fitch could also act after it said on Friday that the cabinet reshuffle signalled a change in policy direction and potentially weakened public finances and standards of governance. "Des...

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Frustrated Republicans prepare for the nuclear option

Frustrated Republicans prepare for the nuclear option

Gorsuch, 49, cleared the Judiciary Committee on a party line 11-9 vote on Monday, and the nuclear option showdown is expected on Thursday. "We have eroded the process for reaching agreement and dish...

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Netanyahu: Rid Syria of all chemical weapons

Netanyahu: Rid Syria of all chemical weapons

Mohammed Tennari, AbdulHaj's brother and a radiologist, said Tuesday's attack was more severe than previous chemical attacks his province has witnessed, majority using chlorine cylinders. "The Syrian ...

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White House condemns 'heinous' attack in Syria

White House condemns 'heinous' attack in Syria

White House spokesman Sean Spicer condemned what he called "these heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime", and said it was in the best interests of the Syrian people for President Assad to ...

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Turkey Calls End to Its Military Incursion in Syria

The Free Syrian Army (FSA) has been settled there. The operation, which began last August, involved Turkish troops backing Syrian rebel proxies fighting to dislodge ISIL and YPG forces from its border...

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Death toll rises to 14 in St Petersburg metro blast: Health minister

Death toll rises to 14 in St Petersburg metro blast: Health minister

Two years ago, the Islamic State group said it brought down a plane carrying Russian tourists home from a Red Sea resort. All 224 people on board the flight were killed. Unconfirmed images of the man ...

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Subway stations reopen in St. Petersburg after new bomb threat

Subway stations reopen in St. Petersburg after new bomb threat

The National Anti-Terrorist Committee said on Monday an explosive device had been found at another station, hidden in a fire extinguisher, but it had been defused. There has been some kind of very qui...

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St Petersburg blast: Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen likely suspect

St Petersburg blast: Kyrgyz-born Russian citizen likely suspect

Four of the injured are in critical condition, Health Minister Veronika Skvortsova said, according to Tass . Russian authorities believe the bomb was placed under a seat on the train. The attack, w...

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Team USA must be wary of fired-up Kyrgios, says Courier

Team USA must be wary of fired-up Kyrgios, says Courier

It is a big turnaround after Kyrgios dramatically crashed out of the Australian Open in the second round, admitting it was time to find a coach and starting taking his tennis more seriously. "I can't ...

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After settlement restrictions, Israeli settlers voice lowered expectations for Trump era

White House envoy Jason Greenblatt has already made two visits to the region, meeting with Israelis and Palestinians and attending an Arab summit in Jordan this week. These announcements not only ...

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Syria Denies Role in Idlib Chemical Attack

The Idlib Media Center says dozens of people died of suffocation while the Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights monitoring group put the death toll at 35 on Tuesday. The incident brought ...

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Ruling party candidate declared victor in Ecuador election

Ruling party candidate declared victor in Ecuador election

Mr Lasso has until 12 April to challenge the result officially, the electoral council said. With more than 99 per cent of polling places counted, Moreno had 51 per cent of the vote while Lasso stood...

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Trump aide with Russian Federation ties offers to talk to House panel

Paul Manafort , Donald Trump's former campaign chairman who reportedly received millions from a Russian billionaire to advance the interests of Russian President Vladimir Putin a decade ago, has volun...

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May defends UK ties with Saudi Arabia

May defends UK ties with Saudi Arabia

Last month, May triggered Article 50 of the Lisbon Treaty, formally starting a two-year process of negotiations that will lead Britain to leave the European Union after 44 years. Jeremy Corbyn, the le...

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France's Macron Is Seen Winning the Elections in Most Recent Polls

France's Macron Is Seen Winning the Elections in Most Recent Polls

The debate, the first face-off held before the presidential election's first round, kicked off with education and social issues, with the tone among the five candidates being respectful. The debate on...

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White House official - North Korea is test for US-China relations

A total of 26 senators, led by Dan Sullivan (R-AK) and Benjamin Cardin (D-MD), made the appeal in a joint letter to Trump just two days before he is set to host China's Xi for high-stakes talks expect...

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Russian Federation names Kyrgyzstan native as prime suspect in St. Petersburg metro bombing

Russian Federation names Kyrgyzstan native as prime suspect in St. Petersburg metro bombing

Russia's second-largest city attempted to return to normal life Tuesday with the subway system reopening. There were no claims of responsibility at the time of writing. The Kremlin said Merkel, Holla...

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Australian police make record seizure of methamphetamine

Australian police make record seizure of methamphetamine

Two Australian men, aged 53 and 36, had been charged with commercial drug trafficking and face a potential life prison sentence if convicted, police said. A recent study of wastewater around the count...

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Cambridge women triumph in Boat Race after Oxford lose an oar

In the men's race, Oxford started better and showed their strength over the course, finishing in a time of 16 minutes 59 seconds. Chief Inspector Tracy Stephenson said: "Our specialist experts are d...

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British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties

British PM arrives in Saudi Arabia on mission to boost ties

Over 6,000 UK firms are actively engaged and export goods to the Kingdom, said Al-Otaibi, who is also the chairman and founder of the Samama Holding Group, a diversified conglomerate working in cons...

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Mitch McConnell: GOP evening the score by using 'nuclear option' for Gorsuch

And now, precisely that many Democrats have pledged to do so. In these circumstances, it's possible to imagine Democrats filibustering and Republicans not managing to stick together to exercise the n...

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AT&T, Comcast, Verizon say will not sell customer browsing histories

The easing of restrictions has sparked growing anger on social media sites. The Philadelphia cable giant's chief privacy officer, Gerard Lewis , said that the company does not sell its broadband ...

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Lawmakers warn UK to assess impact of 'no deal' Brexit

Lawmakers warn UK to assess impact of 'no deal' Brexit

The marks followed a report from the Exiting the European Union Committee, which suggested the Prime Minister needed to do more to consider the impact of failing to get a deal with the EU, after she c...

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Spain launches probe into Assad family over money laundering

Spain launches probe into Assad family over money laundering

Madrid's government said Rifaat and his family now own 503 properties, including holiday villas and plush hotel apartments - nearly all in and around Puerto Banus and Marbella. Among the property ide...

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Syrian Aid Group Says 100 People Killed, 400 Injured In Chemical Attacks

The Syrian activists had no information on what agent could have been used in the assault on the town of Khan Sheikhoun, which they blamed on an air strike carried out either by the Syrian government ...

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FT: Totally' possible for USA to address North Korea threat alone

FT: Totally' possible for USA to address North Korea threat alone

The Chinese have urged Washington to de-escalate tensions with Pyongyang and to find a way to restart negotiations, but US officials say it would be premature to resume talks now because it would be...

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Trump's puzzling blame-Obama statement on the Syria tragedy

A chemical weapons attack in an opposition-held town in northern Syria killed dozens of people on Tuesday, leaving residents gasping for breath and convulsing in the streets and overcrowded hospital...

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South Africa's Zuma says fiscal policy wont change after cabinet reshuffle

By Rene Vollgraaff and Amogelang Mbatha. President Jacob Zuma said South Africa's fiscal policies will not change and that people should remain calm after its credit rating was cut to junk followi...

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Ryan on crafting new health care bill: Close but not there yet

It would also allow insurers to skip the community rating provision, which forbids insurers from changing Americans of the same age different rates for coverage. "Of course it's hard", said Rep. Tom M...

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Court case highlights federal immigration detainer requests

Court case highlights federal immigration detainer requests

The Trump administration seems to be making good on the President's campaign promise to take a hard-line approach towards illegal immigration. The court declined and Lunn was held exclusively on the d...

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Obama aide denies using intel to spy on Trump advisers

In an interview with MSNBC's Andrea Mitchell on Tuesday afternoon, Rice admitted that she did request the identities of USA persons who were being surveilled. "The intelligence community, the dire...

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