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Neil Gorsuch inches toward SCOTUS: Mitch McConnell moves to block Democrats' filibuster

Neil Gorsuch inches toward SCOTUS: Mitch McConnell moves to block Democrats' filibuster

McConnell lacks the numbers to kill the Democratic filibuster. Floor action: The cloture motion, which at this moment requires 60 votes, "ripens" and is ready to be voted on. Supreme Court. DIAN...

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Trump says USA will eliminate nuclear threat from North Korea alone

Trump says USA will eliminate nuclear threat from North Korea alone

Later in the interview with the FT, Mr. Trump promised, "I$3 f China is not going to solve North Korea , we will", and further, he said he believed the North Korea problem could be solved without ...

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House intelligence panel tries to get Russian Federation investigation back on track

Just days before resigning from his White House job, former national security adviser Michael Flynn failed to reveal speaking fees he received from firms tied to Russian Federation, financial disclosu...

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Over 280 Iraqi security forces members killed in west Mosul: US general

Over 280 Iraqi security forces members killed in west Mosul: US general

The U.S. military previously acknowledged that coalition planes probably had a role in the explosion and subsequent building collapse, but it said the ammunition used was insufficient to explain the a...

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Chelsea's Willian reveals Brazil aiming to win 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

Chelsea's Willian reveals Brazil aiming to win 2018 World Cup in Russian Federation

Colombia, Chile and Uruguay are all now with Brazil in the automatic qualifying positions. If Ecuador do not beat Colombia and Chile fail to take maximum points from Venezuela then they would no...

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Tar Heels take sixth NCAA men's basketball title

Tar Heels take sixth NCAA men's basketball title

North Carolina shot 34 percent from the field in the foul-riddled championship game, Gonzaga 36 percent. Gonzaga had three players with four or more fouls, including freshman standout forward Zach C...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

North Korea fires ballistic missile into Sea of Japan

The missile fired from land in the area of the eastern coastal city of Sinpo on Wednesday morning flew about 60 kilometers (37 miles), according to a South Korean military statement. The North is beli...

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Chief Rabbi: Labour failing the Jewish community with Ken Livingstone decision

Chief Rabbi: Labour failing the Jewish community with Ken Livingstone decision

Following two days of legal and historical deliberations behind closed doors, the National Constitutional Committee found the 71-year-old, who had been suspended from the party since April 2016, gui...

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Northern Ireland: thousands attend Martin McGuinness funeral

Former US President Bill Clinton, former SDLP Leader John Hume and DUP Leader Arlene Foster are among those in attendance. McGuinness' funeral will leave his home at 1.20pm ahead of Requiem Mass at ...

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Three days of mourning declared in St. Petersburg after metro blast

The National Anti-Terrorism Committee said it was looking for the "perpetrators and organisers of the terror attack". The entire subway system in St Petersburg , a city of five million, was shut do...

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Trump ready to 'solve' North Korea problem without China

The signing comes a week before Trump is set to meet with Chinese President Xi Jinping. The countries participating in the drills may be as important as one that is absent: China . Soon it was di...

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Scientists find evidence of 'Brexit 1.0'

Scientists find evidence of 'Brexit 1.0'

The researchers believe the lake started to overflow about 450,000 years ago, which would have seriously weakened the land bridge. But when the Isles first split from the rest of Europe hundreds of th...

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From Opponents To Former Allies, Pressure Mounts Against South Africa's Zuma

His sacking of Gordhan and other cabinet members who opposed him has threatened to split the African National Congress (ANC) that has governed since the end of apartheid. "Ultimately, they are not res...

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Famer loan waiver: Shiv Sena urges other CMs to emulate Yogi Adityanath

Famer loan waiver: Shiv Sena urges other CMs to emulate Yogi Adityanath

Addressing the Legislative Assembly here, Fadnavis said, "We will study how Uttar Pradesh will raise such a huge amount" as the Shiv Sena and the opposition demanded that Fadnavis should follow what U...

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Uber Canada hits back at Liberal plan to charge tax on rides

For example, in the last twenty years, tax cuts have been a major priority in the federal budget. Finance Minister Bill Morneau delivered a federal budget thin of new spending but affecting those wh...

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French candidate Fillon: Govt manipulating presidential race

The presence of the six minor candidates, all polling well under five%, added a strong anti-capitalist element to the debate, as well as vivid anti-EU sentiment. It was the first time that all candida...

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National Archives to White House: Save all Trump tweets

The question for the white house and Mr. Spicer is the ordinary course of whose business? The former US Army general has asked for immunity, according to his attorney, who added that Flynn is will...

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Give Gorsuch A Vote, Portman Says, And Go

Give Gorsuch A Vote, Portman Says, And Go "Nuclear" If Needed

Democrats have secured the votes to block the nomination, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is poised to change longstanding Senate rules to confirm Neil Gorsuch. He began speaking just befor...

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Chemical attack kills dozens in Syria, US blames Assad

A joint investigation by the United Nations and the global chemical weapons watchdog determined the Syrian government was behind at least three additional attacks in 2014 and 2015 involving chlorine g...

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Dem predicts Trump aides will go to jail in Russian Federation investigation

Dem predicts Trump aides will go to jail in Russian Federation investigation

There are several investigations under way, including one commissioned by the House Intelligence Committee, which Castro is a member of. Asked to confirm that he was talking about more than one pers...

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Court: Civil Rights Law covers LGBT workplace bias

Court: Civil Rights Law covers LGBT workplace bias

The vote is notable because the 7th Circuit is considered a relatively conservative appeals court. Judge Diane Sykes, who was a finalist on President Trump's list of potential Supreme Court nominees...

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Top intel Dem hints at dragging Trump before House Intelligence Committee

Schiff's indication on CNN's " State of the Union " with Jake Tapper that he might oppose an immunity deal for the former adviser to President Donald Trump's campaign in exchange for testimony r...

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France's Le Pen, on Russia visit, heads to Kremlin for exhibition

According to opinion polls , Le Pen is a strong contender for the top post in France . "We try to maintain equal relations both with representatives of the current authorities and the opposition",...

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Russian Federation hunts 2 people after metro bombs

The National Anti-Terrorist Committee said an explosive device had been found at another station, hidden in a fire extinguisher, but had been defused. Oleg Alexeyev, 53, who trains sniffer dogs for th...

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United States is ready to tackle North Korea without China

United States is ready to tackle North Korea without China

Trump looked to tie US imports of Chinese goods with China's cooperation on North Korea. FILE - In this file image made from video released by KRT on Tuesday, March 7, 2017, North Korea launches fou...

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United Kingdom says evidence points to Assad in Syria attack

United Kingdom says evidence points to Assad in Syria attack

U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres says the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria the day before is a "moment of truth" that must be investigated. Human rights groups estimate that between 5...

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

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

The United States and its worldwide partners ought to use every available diplomatic option to address concerns about North Korea, Australia's defence minister says. North Korea carried out two nuclea...

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Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

Korea Fires Ballistic Missile Ahead of Trump-Xi Meeting

A USA statement said initial assessments indicate the type of missile was a KN-15 medium-range ballistic missile. The launch comes just ahead of a summit meeting between U.S. Trump can threaten the ...

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Seoul: North Korea fires ballistic missile off east coast

The reclusive state has conducted five nuclear tests and a series of missile launches in defiance of United Nations resolutions. North Korea has carried out several SLBM tests near Sinpo. South Kore...

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Spain diplomat, Brexit official talk Gibraltar

Spain diplomat, Brexit official talk Gibraltar

The British Foreign Office defended the Royal Navy's decision to order a Spanish warship out of Gibraltar's disputed territorial waters, the latest spat in the row between the United Kingdom and Spa...

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McCain Rips Media for Ignoring Rice Unmasking, 'Obsessing' Over Negative Trump Stories

A top adviser to former President Barack Obama has labelled reports that she ordered surveillance of Donald Trump's campaign as "absolutely false". According to a USA official, President Donald Tru...

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Gibraltar says Spanish patrol ship entered its waters

Gibraltar says Spanish patrol ship entered its waters

But the European Commission's assertion that Spain can decide whether a deal over Britain's departure from the EU applies to Gibraltar or not, will invigorate Spanish politicians, and in particular th...

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Earthquake Measuring 6.1 Richter Scale Hits Near Iran Holy City

Earthquake Measuring 6.1 Richter Scale Hits Near Iran Holy City

The US Geological Survey confirmed the quake that struck 76 km east-southeast of the holy city at a depth of 33 km. According to the reports, tremor was felt in Mash'had, the capital city of Khorsan...

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Putin Meets Le Pen, Says Not Seeking To Influence French Vote

State TV showed Putin telling Le Pen Moscow reserved the right to meet any French politician it wanted. "I know that you represent quite a fast-developing spectrum of European political forces". [Na...

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First new Samaria locale in 20 years for Amona evacuees

On Thursday, Israel approved a new settlement in the West Bank, making it the first new Jewish town since 1993. The High Court ordered their homes demolished after finding they had been established ...

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