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Trump, Xi meet again - in shadow of missile strikes on Syria

While he would not say what he wants China to do specifically, he suggested there was a link between "terrible" trade agreements the United States has made with China and Pyongyang's provocations and ...

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BJP backs IT raids on TN Minister, calls for fair polls

BJP backs IT raids on TN Minister, calls for fair polls

Income Tax officials are also conducting searches on the premises of actor and All India Samathuva Makkal Katchi leader R Sarathkumar, former AIADMK legislator Chitlapakkam Rajendran and vice chancell...

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Syria war: Is Trump slipping into Syria quagmire?

The UN Security Council was expected to hold closed-door consultations on Friday about the U.S. strike on Syria following a request by Bolivia, an elected member of the council, a senior Security Coun...

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As Trump meets with China's president, South Korea watches nervously

Trump will be forcefully pressing China to take action that favors the U.S. Xi will arrive at Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida on April 6 for his second trip to the United States as China's pres...

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In abrupt shift on Syria, Trump turns to military advisers

Russia's Foreign Ministry also called for an immediate meeting of the United Nations Security Council after President Vladimir Putin declared the strike a violation of worldwide law. "Therefore, it's ...

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Trump launches missiles against Syrian regime after chemical attack

US Navy guided-missile destroyer USS Ross (DDG 71) fires a tomahawk land attack missile in Mediterranean Sea which US Defense Department said was a part of cruise missile strike against Syria on Apr...

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Iran 'strongly condemns' USA strike in Syria

Iran 'strongly condemns' USA strike in Syria

The US missile strike against the Shairat airbase has destroyed the airbase nearly completely, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights. The Thursday night attack targeted the Shairat mi...

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US Fires 50 cruise missiles into Syria

August 24, 2016: The joint OPCW-U.N. panel determines the Syrian government twice used helicopters to deploy chlorine gas against its opponents, in civilian areas in the northern Idlib province. Obama...

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US, Israel suspend talks on settlement construction policies

The decision to built a new settlement in Emek Shilo, close to the Palestinian city of Ramallah, came less than a week after the United Nations criticised Israel for not taking any steps to halt con...

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SC liquor ban: Industry body supports ban but wants way out

The president has the constitutional right to send to the reference of Supreme Court any case that is of public interest. Rajasthan government has also reportedly taken a cue from Chandigarh and h...

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No fly for wearing leggings

The reason given by United Airlines for denying them entry? Watts added that the airline's action was "sexist and sexualises young girls". The apparent father, who was wearing shorts, was also allo...

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Meet Mike Conaway, GOP Congressman Now Overseeing House's Russia Probe

Meet Mike Conaway, GOP Congressman Now Overseeing House's Russia Probe

He said he believed it was in the best interests of the committee and Congress to have Republican Mike Conaway of Texas temporarily take charge of the investigation while the House Ethics Committee lo...

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Youth of Kashmir need to choose between tourism and terrorism: Modi

Youth of Kashmir need to choose between tourism and terrorism: Modi

Observing that 40 years of violence had done no good but only brought bloodshed to Jammu and Kashmir, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said the youth of the Valley had to choose between tourism ...

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Irish Olympian Claire Lambe helps Cambridge to Boat Race victory

Irish Olympian Claire Lambe helps Cambridge to Boat Race victory

Oxford started the race in the ascendancy, and never relinquished the lead they enjoyed from the starting flag to the finish line. Hamilton's Alice White and Christchurch's Anna Dawson were part of ...

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Senate Republicans vote to use 'nuclear option' to confirm Gorsuch

Senate Republicans vote to use 'nuclear option' to confirm Gorsuch

Jeff Merkley started talking Tuesday evening and was still going more than 13 hours later as he accused Gorsuch of siding with corporations over regular people, likening Gorsuch's approach to that of...

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Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

Saudi embassy confirms UK attacker had been in Saudi Arabia

The other victims were 43-year-old Londoner Aysha Frade, 54-year-old United States tourist Kurt Cochran, and 75-year-old Leslie Rhodes who died on Thursday night. The 75-year-old Londoner died Thursda...

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Thousands Of Mourners Gather For Martin McGuinness' Funeral

Former US president Bill Clinton and former British prime minister Tony Blair attended the funeral, as well as Irish President Michael D Higgins and Irish Prime Minister Enda Kenny . And when he ...

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'Gau rakshaks trying to stop smuggling of cows'

'Gau rakshaks trying to stop smuggling of cows'

Officials say both sides are to blame for vigilante attack that also left six injured in the Hindu-majority country. But police also said they were preparing a case against the survivors of the at...

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United Kingdom government 'fully supports' USA air strike in Syria

Shiite Iran and majority Sunni Saudi Arabia have been locked in a power struggle over influence in Syria and elsewhere in the region. The U.S. official did not comment on how likely military action ...

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Trump 'develops friendship' with Chinese president at Mar-a-Lago

Both leaders ignored shouted questions from reporters on North Korea. 'We have been treated unfairly and have made bad trade deals with China for many, many years. Trump's full remarks were not tele...

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London attack: police make two more 'significant arrests'

London attack: police make two more 'significant arrests'

The force's anti-terror chief Mark Rowley said: "The police service will sustain an enhanced armed and unarmed presence over the next few days". Police raided properties in several areas of Englan...

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USA launches cruise missile strike on Syria after chemical weapons attack

It was the first direct American assault on the Syrian government and Trump's most dramatic military order since becoming president. Another statement, also attributed to an unnamed official, referred...

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Top US intelligence Democrat blasts White House over Nunes documents

Top US intelligence Democrat blasts White House over Nunes documents

The House Intelligence committee's top Democrat said Sunday that it is too early to say whether there was collusion between the Trump team and Russian Federation, in an apparent moderation of his past...

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Bigg Boss 4 Kannada victor admitted in three hospitals in a day

Bigg Boss 4 Kannada victor admitted in three hospitals in a day

He accused his friend, Lokesh, of emotionally torturing him and blamed the media for carrying out false news about him, which forced him to attempt suicide. His issues with the doctors and other subor...

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Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints

Nunes steps away from Russia probe, citing ethics complaints

Nunes broke the law when he announced he'd seen reports proving the Obama White House received intelligence about Trump transition officials and unmasked at least one identity. "We have a fresh oppo...

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Trump Strikes Syria -- Three Quick Thoughts

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wisconsin, called the missile strike "appropriate and just". The US cruise missile strike against Syria today was a "one-off", meaning that it was expected to be a single ...

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South Korea Moves Ahead on Defense After North Missile Test

In a tweet just hours after China and the US announced a meeting between President Donald Trump and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping, Trump predicted that he expected it to be "very hard". "Xi goes to Davos...

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Nth Korean suspects return with Kim coffin

Nth Korean suspects return with Kim coffin

Yesterday, nine Malaysian citizens held "hostage" in North Korea were finally allowed to return home safely, bringing to an end the 46-day souring of diplomatic ties between the two nations. The dea...

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Mcebisi Jonas resigns as ANC MP

Mcebisi Jonas resigns as ANC MP

Jonas made headlines a year ago when he said that he had been offered the finance minister's job by members of the Gupta family, Indian businessmen who have close ties with Zuma and have been accused ...

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Jemima Sumgong saga to delay naming of marathon series champion

Jemima Sumgong saga to delay naming of marathon series champion

Sumgong overcame a fall in last year's London Marathon to claim the title and continued a memorable year when she secured Kenya's first women's marathon gold in Rio. "To that end, we recently, in conj...

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UN Security Council strongly condemns N.Korea missile test

The Pentagon will hold its first missile intercept test in almost three years next month: the latest sign that the Trump administration is taking Kim Jong Un's ongoing threats against Washington serio...

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US Launches Airstrikes Against Syria After Chemical Attack

US Launches Airstrikes Against Syria After Chemical Attack

The missiles were blasted from the USS Porter and the USS Ross, which belong to the US Navy's Sixth Fleet and are located in the eastern Mediterranean. Trump had said the attack crossed "many, many li...

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EU's Tusk, Britain's May seek smooth start to Brexit talks

EU's Tusk, Britain's May seek smooth start to Brexit talks

In a statement following the meeting, a No 10 spokesman said the Prime Minister had been clear she was determined to achieve the "best possible deal" for Gibraltar as well as the UK. That raised hackl...

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Collision Averted Between Air India, IndiGo Planes At Delhi Airport

Collision Averted Between Air India, IndiGo Planes At Delhi Airport

The Air India aircraft later took off for Goa at 12.50 pm. The AI plane was taking off towards Dwarka and the IndiGo plane was coming in to land from Vasant Vihar side (which further on goes towards D...

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Mexico, Canada, US Planning Joint Bid For 2026 World Cup

Mexico, Canada, US Planning Joint Bid For 2026 World Cup

Speaking to the Guardian ahead of Concacaf's annual congress, the association's president, Victor Montagliani said: "Canada, the United States and Mexico are aiming for a joint bid". Japan and So...

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