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US ratchets up urgency on N. Korea ahead of China visit

US ratchets up urgency on N. Korea ahead of China visit

President Trump's retrenchment of USA global leadership on issues such as free trade, climate change and multilateral alliances has opened the door for an unlikely rival to assert itself - China. Chin...

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California Senate OKs statewide immigrant sanctuary bill

California Senate OKs statewide immigrant sanctuary bill

Still, 11 other states and the District of Columbia have similar laws making licenses available to drivers who lack legal status. California is home to an estimated 2.6 million illegal immigrants ,...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

Tillerson's statement appears to contradict the statement released by PACOM identifying the projectile as the KN-15, although it is unclear whether the moniker "KN-15" is meant to refer to the Pukguks...

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Blast in Pakistani city of Lahore kills at least six

The injured people have been shifted to military hospital. Teams of enumerators backed by the military and security forces are carrying out Pakistan's first census in nearly two decades, an enormous...

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Heavy Rainfall Hinders Search for Missing After Deadly Indonesian Landslide

Heavy Rainfall Hinders Search for Missing After Deadly Indonesian Landslide

Indonesia, the world's largest archipelagic nation, is prone to landslides during seasonal rains. Rescuers recover a motorcycle buried under the mud as they search for victims at a neighborhood hit ...

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Trying to find middle path on liquor sale ban on highways

The SC by its orders on December 15, 2016 had directed that it "restrains the grant of licences for the sale of liquor along national and state highways and within 500 metres of the outer edge of a hi...

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US vows to uphold Russia sanctions until it respects pledges

Facing a skeptical crowd of fellow foreign ministers during his first visit to NATO, Rex Tillerson won applause for lunchtime remarks about the need for strength and unity in dealing with Russian Pres...

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Israeli security cabinet approves first new settlement in 20 years

It is meant to house residents of the West Bank outpost of Amona, which was demolished last month after Israel's high court ruled that it was built on privately owned Palestinian land. "The presiden...

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Is Susan Rice In The Wrong?

Investigators must dig for the truth, and if any laws or policies were violated, then those who are reponsible must be held accountable. Name not provided, just a US person. That's no way for a person...

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Trump faults Obama's 'weakness' for chemical attack in Syria

Tuesday's attack was the latest apparently involving chemical weapons since protests against President Bashar al-Assad in 2011 morphed into a civil war which has since left more than 320,000 people de...

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India reiterates position of bilateral redressal of Indo-Pak issues

She cited student protests against Syrian President Bashar Assad that sparked the more than six-year war and the self-immolation of a Tunisian fruit vendor who was harassed by police and not able to w...

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Former White House NSA denies using Govt. secrets for political objective

Former White House NSA denies using Govt. secrets for political objective

This is a fire storm. President Barack Obama's national security adviser Susan Rice is in the center of a political storm this week, drawn in by new revelations about her handling of intelligence r...

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Spanish ship off Gibraltar: 'Incursion' or 'routine?'

A spokesman for Spain's foreign ministry denied on Tuesday that a Spanish naval vessel had made an illegal incursion into disputed waters off the British enclave of Gibraltar . Gibraltar is their...

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Trump blames Assad and Obama for chemical attack in Syria

Mohammed Hassoun, a media activist in nearby Sarmin - also in Idlib province where some of the critical cases were transferred - said the hospital there had been equipped to deal with such chemical at...

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Bilawal pays glowing tributes to Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Bilawal pays glowing tributes to Shaheed Zulfikar Ali Bhutto

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his accomplices are beating the drum of "progress", but where is this progress in real, he questioned. Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) co-chairman Asif Zardari has warne...

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Israel approves new West Bank settlement

British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson said settlement building and expropriating Palestinian land violate worldwide law and undermine the prospect of a two-state solution. U.S. and Israeli officials ...

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Susan Rice Speaks Out on 'Unmasking' Accusations: 'I Leaked Nothing to Nobody'

Bloomberg News has reported this week that Rice requested or directed the unmasking of the identities of US persons in raw intelligence reports, who were involved with the Trump transition team. R...

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Syrian attack strongly suggests exposure to toxic nerve agent

Syrian attack strongly suggests exposure to toxic nerve agent

Haunting images of lifeless children piled in heaps reflected the magnitude of the attack, which was reminiscent of a 2013 chemical assault that left hundreds dead and was the worst in the country's r...

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Blumenthal: Dems should not use 'nuclear option' on future SCOTUS nominees

Blumenthal: Dems should not use 'nuclear option' on future SCOTUS nominees

Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.), even the generally anti-Trump beltway newspaper Politico admitted on April 3, "Neil Gorsuch nearly certainly will end this week confirmed as a Supreme Court justice". The...

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South Africa's Zuma defends cabinet reshuffle, union calls for him to quit

Cosatu, along with the South African Communist Party and the ANC, was at the forefront of the effort to dislodge white-minority rule in South Africa that led to non-racial elections in 1994. The main ...

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Title race now more interesting - Conte

I think the Italian was wrong to do that. There's a lot of talk about him: "I just hope it doesn't distract him". "We can be proud of ourselves". "He's not at where we saw him two months ago - I t...

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Kerala and Goa to seek relaxation to Supreme Court's liquor ban order

Kerala and Goa to seek relaxation to Supreme Court's liquor ban order

The only modification the SC has made is to alter the 500 metres limit to 220 metres in towns with a population below 20,000 and has exempted Meghalaya and Sikkim, Mint reported on Tuesday. Srikrish...

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St Petersburg metro blast carried out by a Kyrgyz origin: Russian investigators

St Petersburg metro blast carried out by a Kyrgyz origin: Russian investigators

Suicide bombers killed 40 and wounded over 100 in attacks in an attack on Moscow's metro in March, 2010. Monday's bombing occurred around 2:30 p.m. on St. Jitters were underscored Tuesday as several...

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USA officials warn that North Korea will test another missile soon

USA officials warn that North Korea will test another missile soon

Pacific Command detected what we assess was a failed North Korean missile launch attempt.in the vicinity of Kalma", Cmdr. The launch attempt was made near the city of Wonsan, on North Korea's east c...

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Le Pen urges Russian Federation and France to unite in Moscow visit

Last year, the Kremlin welcomed both the outcome of Britain's referendum on Brexit and the election of Donald Trump as USA president. Le Pen, leader of the National Front party, told AFP that she an...

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Cowboys' Romo retiring, replacing Simms at CBS

Cowboys' Romo retiring, replacing Simms at CBS

Tony Romo is trading in his #9 jersey for a spot in the broadcast booth. Romo will join play-by-play man Jim Nantz in the broadcast booth for the top CBS game each week, replacing fellow ex-quarterbac...

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Pilot arrested on DUI suspicion after landing in parking lot

Pilot arrested on DUI suspicion after landing in parking lot

His columns are printed in major newspapers and websites including Townhall , ABCNews, WorldNet Daily, Human Events, FrontPage Mag, Family Security Matters, the Riverside Press-Enterprise and the Con...

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Obama advisor identified as 'unmasking' source

Former Obama Deputy National Security Adviser Ben Rhodes - who talked about creating an "echo chamber" to help sell the Iran nuclear deal, retweeted his colleague's tweet , and said the revelatio...

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Justice Department seeks pause on agreement with Baltimore police

Justice Department seeks pause on agreement with Baltimore police

Sessions writes that the objective of the review is to "ensure that they fully and effectively promote the principles" Sessions says should be at the core of the Department of Justice. Officials in bo...

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French firm Engie backs out of Moorside nuclear plant venture

French firm Engie backs out of Moorside nuclear plant venture

Toshiba has been forced to buy out the French utility Engie from a project to build three nuclear reactors in Moorside, northwest England, further straining the Japanese company's finances and adding ...

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Shane Watson to lead injury-hit Royal Challengers Bangalore

Shane Watson to lead injury-hit Royal Challengers Bangalore

Bhuvneshwar said the team is geared up for the challenge. While RCB do have Chris Gayle at the top, the West Indian's inconsistency has hurt the franchise in the last few years. So, we can take ad...

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St Petersburg bombing suspect 'linked to radical Islamist groups'

Earlier on Tuesday Russia's health minister, Veronika Skvortsova, said the death toll had risen to 14. Bilisbekov stressed that the information about a Kazakh citizen being linked to the incident was ...

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Dozens reportedly killed in gas attack in Syria

Dozens reportedly killed in gas attack in Syria

Last year, United Nations investigators said they were convinced the Syrian government was responsible for two chlorine attacks on civilians in 2014 and 2015. McCain called for Trump - who is yet to...

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Spain Calls on United Kingdom to Use 'Common Sense' in Dispute Over Gibraltar

Spain Calls on United Kingdom to Use 'Common Sense' in Dispute Over Gibraltar

Speaking in Jordan, with which the United Kingdom now enjoys a free trade deal, through the European Union, Mrs May also said it was a priority to "continue" such deals, for example with Korea. "We ar...

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Vivo to launch a matte black IPL version of its V5

Vivo to launch a matte black IPL version of its V5

The 1.8GHz octa-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 625 processor will be powered by Adreno 506 GPU and 4GB RAM. "On the 10th anniversary of the IPL, we are introducing VIVOIPL limited edition smartphone", s...

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