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Asian stocks slip, investors on knife edge for Trump-Xi meeting

Trade is also likely to surface during Thursday and Friday's meeting between the leaders of the world's largest economies . It also remains to be seen whether the Obama administration's deal wit...

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Moscow says United States has no objective data on monstrous crime in Syria

Although Trump has not drawn a public "red line" concerning chemical weapons as his predecessor did - and he spoke out against military action against Assad before his presidency - such an atrocity ma...

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Talks over new executive in Northern Ireland collapse

Talks over new executive in Northern Ireland collapse

Both sides accuse the other of intransigence in negotiations to nominate a government after recent acrimonious elections. Charlie Flanagan, the Irish Minister for Foreign Affairs, said "small core i...

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Bannon Removal from National Security Council a Victory for American Ideals

The reorganization also downgraded Homeland Security adviser Thomas Bossert's role. The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said McMaster has his own ideas about how to do things and Trum...

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Adrian Peterson to meet with New Orleans Saints, report says

Adrian Peterson to meet with New Orleans Saints, report says

The NFL Network reports that former All-Pro running back Adrian Peterson is schedule to make a trip to New Orleans next week to meet with Saints officials. He posted a message on social media last mon...

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Watchdog group seeks immediate probe of Nunes

Watchdog group seeks immediate probe of Nunes

Mr Nunes did not disclose details of the allegations . House Speaker Paul Ryan said he supported Mr Nunes's decision and said the congressman is eager to talk to the ethics panel. A Republican ai...

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Akron hires former Illinois coach Groce to replace Dambrot

Akron hires former Illinois coach Groce to replace Dambrot

Groce is familiar with the Mid-American Conference after a stint at OH ended in a Sweet 16 appearance in 2012 and helped propel him to the Big Ten job with the Fighting Illini. Groce only managed to g...

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Gareth Southgate wants fans and players to be great ambassadors for England

Gareth Southgate wants fans and players to be great ambassadors for England

Unlike many of his predecessors, Southgate isn't concerned about having a permanent figurehead captain and he will consider his options for each game. Chris Smalling, who was born in Greenwich, would ...

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Repeat offender charged with arson in Atlanta overpass fire

His bail was set Saturday at 200-thousand dollars, according to the Fulton County Sheriff's Office. Eleby told Atlanta fire investigators and the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and E...

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France says priority in Syria remains United Nations resolution, peace talks

U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nicki Haley said at the U.N . "Well, there's no doubt in our mind that the Syrian regime under the leadership of Bashar al-Assad is responsible for this horrifi...

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North Koreans hiding in Malaysian embassy return to Pyongyang

North Koreans hiding in Malaysian embassy return to Pyongyang

Thae, a career diplomat who defected from North Korea in August 2016, described the North Korean leader as "a man who can do anything beyond the normal imagination" and said the only way to handle him...

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European Union expands sanctions against North Korea as Trump meets Xi

October 2006: North Korea conducts first nuclear test. April 2009: North Korea says it successfully launches three-stage Unha-2 rocket carrying satellite. Chinese Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Hua Chun...

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Donald Trump's chief strategist Steve Bannon removed from the National Security Council

Mr Trump's overhaul of the NSC, which was confirmed by a White House official, also saw the elevation of General Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Dan Coats, the director ...

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Bannon ready for White House 'gunfight'

Bannon runs a parallel White House security committee named the Strategic Initatives Group, with security analysts calling it a "shadow NSC" that's "more secretive and unaccountable". President Donald...

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PM: Labour 'let Ken Livingstone off the hook' over anti-Semitism row

PM: Labour 'let Ken Livingstone off the hook' over anti-Semitism row

The row began last April when Mr Livingstone told the BBC that Hitler had been "supporting Zionism before he went mad and ended up killing six million Jews", while defending Labour MP Naz Shah for a...

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Russian Police Make Arrests Related to Subway Bombing

Russian Police Make Arrests Related to Subway Bombing

They also deactivated an explosive device in the apartment where they suspects lived. "We were told: the house is mined, get out quickly", one woman, who only gave her name as Tatiana and lives in t...

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Is North Korea putting nuclear-tipped bargaining chip on table

Earlier in February, North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea a day after Trump held a meeting with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in the US. But according to one White House official, T...

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Clinton: 'Deeply concerned' about Russian election role

She did say that she thinks misogyny played a role in the campaign, but also talked of the need to "toughen up your skin" and "take criticism seriously, not personally". "I am deeply concerned about...

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Now, South Korea test fires 800km-range missile

Poverty-stricken North Korea still relies on China for its basic necessities, be it trade, oil, electricity or other essentials. This meeting comes as both presidents are rolling back human rights pro...

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How the US-China Relationship Has Changed Over the Years

His plane landed at West Palm Beach where he was greeted by Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. Even as Trump suggests global warming is mostly made up, climate scientists predict the issue will somed...

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Comedian Don Rickles dead at 90

In his 2007 memoir, " Rickles' Book ", he recalled a visit to his father's grave on Long Island along with the cantor who would perform his wedding to Barbara Sklar. Rickles' humor, while enjoyed bett...

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Masters 2017: Dustin Johnson withdraws due to injury

Obviously I was making some swings on the range, but max was 80 per cent. Winkle said Johnson hopes to be able to play. Johnson said that the accident happened when he was heading outside to move hi...

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Lawmakers unite to protect internet privacy in Washington

And AT&Tdirected concerned customers to its existing privacy policy, which states that the company "will not sell your personal information to anyone, for any goal". The Obama-era regulation, whic...

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Senate heads to Gorsuch confirmation vote Friday

Senate heads to Gorsuch confirmation vote Friday

Republicans invoked the "nuclear option" in the Senate Thursday, unilaterally rewriting the chamber's rules to allow President Donald Trump's nominee to ascend to the Supreme Court . Senate Republica...

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US Senate Republicans 'go nuclear,' clearing way for Donald Trump court nominee

Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, who chairs the Senate Judiciary Committee, was equally poetic in an angry speech aimed at Democrats who were filibustering. Lindsey Graham of SC, a senior Republican. "The m...

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"No Daylight" Between Israel, US for First Time in Decades, Says Ambassador

He also extended a "warm" welcome to David Friedman, confirmed last week as ambassador to Israel in a mostly party-line vote. He went so far as to declare there was a "meeting of the minds" when Isr...

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Yogi Adityanath Waives Off Farm Loans in His First Cabinet Meet

Yogi Adityanath Waives Off Farm Loans in His First Cabinet Meet

The government also said all farmers having up to five acres of land will be counted as small farmers while those with 2.5 acres will be categorized as marginalised farmers. Above 36 crore rupees of f...

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Irrfan Khan's 'Hindi Medium' Explores Our Obsession With English

Irrfan Khan's 'Hindi Medium' Explores Our Obsession With English

Since there is a ban on Pakistani artistes in India, Irrfan Khan alone will promote the film. Here, Irrfan and Pakistani actress Saba Qamar play a young, middle-class couple struggling to get th...

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Russia identifies St. Petersburg attacker

Russia identifies St. Petersburg attacker

Young people hold candles as they gather to honor the memory of the victims of subway bombing on Marsovo Polye in St. Petersburg, Russia , Wednesday, April 5, 2017. Islamic State - which has fighters...

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Westbrook ties Oscar Robertson for most triple-doubles in a season

One of the Most Valuable Players of Thunder is Russell Westbrook, his average score is recorded as 31.9 points, 10.6 rebounds and 10.4 assists per contest. Oklahoma City solidified its hold on ...

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Principal resigns after student reporters raise concerns

Principal resigns after student reporters raise concerns

After local news broke that Robertson had resigned , numerous national journalists - including the Post's David Fahrenthold - tweeted the students' story, congratulating them for their work. He a...

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Britain says it will help Saudi Arabia to reform economy

The UK prime minister, speaking in Jordan, said her country's ties to Saudi Arabia are "very important" for security and economic reasons. Mrs May said: These new partnerships, on defence and secu...

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Bomb scare grounds United plane in TO for hours

Bomb scare grounds United plane in TO for hours

Customs and Border Protection said. CBP said the device tested negative. The agency said it paused all traveler processing while Canadian Air Transport Security Authority officials swabbed the device ...

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Turkey: Syria autopsies show chemical weapons used in attack

Turkey: Syria autopsies show chemical weapons used in attack

Assad to do whatever is wanted in Moscow". Officials from the World Health Organisation in the southern province of Adana, together with officials from Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical W...

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IPL 10: Yuvraj's brilliance helps Sunrisers Hyderabad beat RCB

IPL 10: Yuvraj's brilliance helps Sunrisers Hyderabad beat RCB

Talking about the other team members, he said that he is happy about Yuvraj Singh's performance. "The bowlers then came and did the job for the team", Yuvraj said. Jadhav and Head brought in a 50run p...

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