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Politicians hold hands to support couple in homophobic attack in Netherlands

Politicians hold hands to support couple in homophobic attack in Netherlands

Sewratan-Vernes has a severed lip and lost four teeth, while Vernes-Sewratan had injuries to his legs, back, chest and ribs from the attack. Lawmakers from the D66 party Alexander Pechtold and Wout...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile into sea in show of strength

Nor does it want a destabilization of North Korea to lead to a cross-border humanitarian and security crisis. There would be clear immediate risks in a Chinese operation to replace the North Korean ...

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Death Toll In Suspected Syria Chemical Attack Rises To 72, Activists Say

Activists and rescue workers found more terrified survivors hiding in shelters near the site of the harrowing assault, one of the deadliest in Syria's six-year long civil war. UN Syrian envoy Staffan ...

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A Two Year Tuition Freeze Approved by the Texas Senate

A Two Year Tuition Freeze Approved by the Texas Senate

Ken Hicks, D-Wayne; Sean Hornbuckle, D-Cabell; Chad Lovejoy, D-Cabell; Carol Miller, R-Cabell; and Robert Thompson, D-Wayne. The bill is sponsored in the Senate by Vicki Marble of Fort Collins and Tim...

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Turkey invites World Health Organization to join Syria chemical attack probe

Turkey invites World Health Organization to join Syria chemical attack probe

Trump said the attack was "so horrific" and noted that it had killed "innocent people, small children and even attractive little babies". "I firmly deplore the unacceptable carnage that took place y...

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Asian shares advance after steady day on Wall Street

The test-firing came as combined forces of South Korea and the United States are conducting joint annual spring war games, codenamed Key Resolve and Foal Eagle that are scheduled to end by the end of ...

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Pink Star diamond sets new world record

The oval-shaped 59.6 carat stone was sold within five minutes of the auction . Sotheby's says the buyer is Hong Kong jewelry company Chow Tai Fook, which beat out two other telephone bidders. Bef...

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India hits out at China over Dalai Lama's visit to Arunachal Pradesh

Beijing further warned India of interrupting its "free-ride" of economic growth if it continues to adversely affect "core interests" of China. The spiritual leader had fled Tibet in the backdrop of Ch...

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Kushner arrives in Iraq with Joint Chiefs chairman for visit

Joseph Dunford, who was traveling with Kushner. The trip marks his first visit to Iraq. The Mosul battle, the biggest in Iraq since the US-led invasion in 2003, has been under way since October, wit...

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Tar Heels, Gamecocks move on to NCAA Final Four

Tar Heels, Gamecocks move on to NCAA Final Four

North Carolina won 75-73. Tyler Dorsey poured in 27 points, Dillon Brooks added 17 and OR ended Kansas' romp through the NCAA Tournament with a 74-60 victory late Saturday night in the Midwest Regi...

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Border apprehensions continue to fall under Trump

President Donald Trump ran his campaign on the promise of a wall that would run the length of the U.S. -Mexico border. The Department of Homeland Security said it's revising its decision to separate...

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Clean Power Plan hurt workers and consumers

But the skepticism expressed by many economists and energy experts throughout the campaign has not eased. "I'm not going to build new coal plants in today's environment", said Ben Fowke, CEO of ...

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President Donald Trump Condemns Chemical Attack in Syria

White House officials said this week that Middle East peace and the refugee crisis will be among the topics the two world leaders will discuss Wednesday. "When the United Nations consistently fails ...

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Russia hopes Tillerson's visit will help improve ties

Russia hopes Tillerson's visit will help improve ties

Russia's Foreign Ministry says Moscow hopes that U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit next week will help improve bilateral ties. Reporters were ushered from the meeting room as Tillerson...

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China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha

China, Cherry Coke, and the Oracle of Omaha

Business leaders in China tend to have an outsized following, in some cases greater than that of sports stars, according to Shaun Rein, founder of the China Market Research Group. The 86-year-old inve...

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Trump tells newspaper Obama aide might have broken the law

He told the Times he would say more "at the right time". Trump's answer was simply, "Do I think? ". He continued,"It's such an important story for our country and the world. In January, the Jus...

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North Korea test-fires missile ahead of Trump's meeting with Chinese leader

North Korea test-fires missile ahead of Trump's meeting with Chinese leader

All that seems to have done is develop Pyongyang's ability to dodge sanctions. North Korean officials have reportedly declared the country's intent to take part in next year's Pyeongchang 2018 Winte...

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EU says Brexit trade talks possible if progress on divorce

EU says Brexit trade talks possible if progress on divorce

The guidelines discuss a possible two-stage negotiation strategy, in which Britain would have to fully withdraw from the European Union before engaging in discussions about its future relationship...

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Ecuador Socialist Wins Presidency, Rival Alleges Fraud

With 99.5% of the votes counted on Monday, Lenin Moreno, Ecuador's leftist former vice president, had 51.17% support compared with 48.83% for conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso , according to the...

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Border Wall Proposals are in as Trump's Long-Promised Project Moves Forward

She added that members of Congress nearly uniformly rejects the idea of a 2,000-mile concrete wall and won't appropriate funds for it and asked Kelly to "speak truth to power in that regard". "There w...

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Trump presses China on NKorea; another bluff could hurt him

Trump presses China on NKorea; another bluff could hurt him

North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast today, just before the Trump administration's summit with Chinese leaders. US Pacific Command said it detected and tracked ...

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55 percent of Americans approve of Obamacare

If young Americans had it their way, the federal government would spend a whole lot more to ensure that people across the US had health care coverage . area golf course to talk on a "variety of topic...

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Dawn Staley, South Carolina win first national title

Dawn Staley, South Carolina win first national title

Mississippi State still has a shot heading to the fourth quarter in a matchup of first-time finalists for the NCAA women's basketball championship. "I feel like we earned respect tonight", William s...

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Nikki Haley says U.S. taking hard line on Russia: 'They're on notice'

In her comments on Monday, Haley said the United States can be frank with countries it has good relations with on issues such as human rights. The US ambassador to the UN, Nikki Haley , told ABC'...

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President Pranab Mukherjee Condoles Deaths In Russian Metro Blast

President Pranab Mukherjee Condoles Deaths In Russian Metro Blast

Jalilov was born in the Kyrgyz city of Osh in 1995, according to Kyrgyz state media, who reported that the country's security service was "maintaining contact with the Russian secret service f...

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Trump condemns Syria attack but won't telegraph US response

Trump earlier described Tuesday's incident as "heinous actions by the Bashar al-Assad regime" and faulted Obama for having failed to enforce the red line four years ago. The strongest indication that ...

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Factory worker creates sparks at French election debate

The French will go to the polls on April 23 to vote in a presidential election. Jitters over a possible Le Pen victory are spreading on financial markets and banks are quietly drawing up plans for t...

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Illegal migration at US border at lowest point in 17 years - Kelly

Another suggests building a wall large enough for a deck that would offer tourists scenic views of the desert. While the request put out by U.S. Customs and Border Protection wants something visua...

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PM Modi To Inaugurate India's Longest Road Tunnel 'Chenani-Nashri' Today In…

PM Modi To Inaugurate India's Longest Road Tunnel 'Chenani-Nashri' Today In…

Asserting that bloodshed would never help, he said youngsters would have to choose between tourism and terrorism. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurates 9-km long "Chenani-Nashri Tunnel" on Sunday...

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Westinghouse files for bankruptcy protection to buy time for restructuring

The rebound from a streak of losses that saw the stock half in value since December came after shareholders paved the way for the partial or full sale of Toshiba's Nand chip unit, valued at two tr...

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USA revives talks of moving Tel Aviv embassy to Jerusalem

The line earned warm applause, and Pence suggested that Trump, whose popularity ratings are unusually low for a new president because of recent legislative and legal failures, was popular among the 18...

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Democratic senator ends 15-hour speech opposing Supreme Court nominee Gorsuch

This would be "a serious blow to our constitutional powers and our checks and balances", says Raymond Smock, director of the Robert C. Byrd Center for congressional history at Shepherd University in S...

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Islamic State kills 31 in Iraq's Tikrit: security sources, medics

One civilian was killed and another injured in a bomb blast in al-Dora district, south of Baghdad, he said . In March of this year, dozens of people were killed in suicide bomb blasts that went off...

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North Korean Defector Says Kim Jong

The Malaysian contingent had been stranded in North Korea amid a protracted spat following the February 13 killing of Kim Jong Nam - the North Korean leader's estranged older half brother - at Kuala ...

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UN Envoy Haley: Trump Hasn't Prevented Her From Criticizing Russia

Throughout the interview, Haley told Raddatz that the Trump administration had not wavered in its stance on Russian interference in any election (the administration opposes) or its position regarding ...

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