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Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal

Basque group ETA says has given up its arsenal

ETA said, however, that its disarmament is incomplete and could be derailed by what the group called "enemies of the peace", according to a letter published on the BBC News website. In the letter, the...

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U.S. Launches Military Strike in Syria After Chemical Weapons Attack

Syrian state TV described the USA missile attack on Friday morning as "American aggression", with a Syrian military source quoted as saying the strike had "led to losses". Syria could regard the attac...

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Trump statement on US military strikes in Syria

Russia, an ally of Assad, now has soldiers located at the Shayrat air base. On Tuesday, Syrian dictator Bashar al-Assad launched a awful chemical weapons attack on innocent civilians using a deadl...

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Senators Call on Trump to Press China on Cyber Behavior

Trump will hold his first meeting with Xi on Thursday amid a growing nuclear crisis with North Korea and domestic pressure to win trade concessions from China. Mr Xi, a shrewd political operator, is u...

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For Better Or Worse, Trump And GOP Now Own Health Care

For Better Or Worse, Trump And GOP Now Own Health Care

Some 55% of Americans now support the Affordable Care Act, up from 42% in November, a new Gallup Poll found. Republicans are renewing the fight to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. The G...

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Frenchman leading EU's Brexit negotiations urges quick divorce

Frenchman leading EU's Brexit negotiations urges quick divorce

Talk of the war followed the EU's declaration that Madrid would have a veto on the inclusion of Gibraltar in any post-Brexit trade deal. Fabian Picardo, chief minister of Gibraltar, said on Sund...

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Donald Trump, China's Xi Jinping dine ahead of talks on security, trade

Donald Trump, China's Xi Jinping dine ahead of talks on security, trade

Expectations for this week's Mar-a-Lago summit between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping are anything but great; simply getting through the 25 hours without incident w...

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Aaron Hernandez Double-Murder Trial Heads To Jury After Closing Arguments

Aaron Hernandez Double-Murder Trial Heads To Jury After Closing Arguments

Alexander Bradley testified earlier in the trial that he had been driving Hernandez's 2006 4Runner on the night of the murder when Hernandez leaned across him and opened fire on a BMW in the road. He...

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Pelosi: Nunes situation 'brings dishonor' to House intel panel

Pelosi: Nunes situation 'brings dishonor' to House intel panel

According to the report, Flynn's speech was given at a gala celebrating the 10th anniversary of RT. Mr Trump has said he asked Mr Flynn to step down because he misled the vice president about a conv...

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How the world is responding to President Trump's climate policies

How the world is responding to President Trump's climate policies

Last year's major electoral changes took place throughout working-class areas of coal country, where President Trump was able to flip large numbers of 2012 Obama voters due in part to promises to reve...

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Atlanta Drivers Brace for Major Delays After Overpass Collapse

Atlanta Drivers Brace for Major Delays After Overpass Collapse

The city's notoriously tangled commutes were thrown into disarray Friday after a bridge on Interstate 85 collapsed amid a massive fire, shutting down the heavily traveled highway through the heart of ...

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Netanyahu: Trump 'sent strong message' with Syria strikes

Gabbard stirred controversy in February after she made a trip to Syria and met with Assad. October 14, 2013: Syria becomes a signatory to the Chemical Weapons Convention, prohibiting it from produci...

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Cornyn: Ending Filibusters On Supreme Court Nominees Restores

Cornyn: Ending Filibusters On Supreme Court Nominees Restores "Status Quo"

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. "This is going to be a chapter, a monumental event in the history of the Senate, not for the better but for the worse", warned Sen....

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U.S. blasts Syrian base with dozens of missile strikes

The U.S. missiles hit at 3:45 a.m. Friday morning and targeted the base's airstrips, hangars, control tower and ammunition areas, U.S. officials said. The strikes also risk thrusting the US deeper int...

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Pink Star diamond sets new world record in Hong Kong

Pink Star diamond sets new world record in Hong Kong

The winning bid was placed by Henry Cheng Kar-Shun, chairman of Chow Tai Fook, the jeweller which acquired the diamond, after a five-minute telephone bidding war. Wong said the company is not anxiou...

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Trump blasts Syria for 'murdering' civilians after US strike

This afternoon, United States President Donald Trump ordered a targeted military strike on the airfield in Syria in retaliation to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime. France, Italy and Israel...

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South Africa's Zuma survives latest ouster attempt

South Africa's Zuma survives latest ouster attempt

That move deepened a rift within the ruling party, with Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa, a leading candidate to replace Zuma as ANC president, on Friday describing Gordhan's removal as "totally unacc...

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Regional cinema overshadows Bollywood again at National Film Awards

This is the maiden Tamil film for dual Art directors Amit and Subrata and they have brought a National level honour for the Tamil film industry with their debut effort. Best Short Fiction Film - " Ab...

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Clock starts ticking for jewellery retailers to publish gender pay gap data

The Department of Labor reports women working full time made 79.6 percent of men's earnings in 2015 , or 79.6 cents of every dollar a white man made - an increase of 19.4 percent compared to 1980...

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Mosul: 16 civilians killed amid Daesh offensive

The Iraqi's are now assaulting the most crowded and narrow part of Mosul in what has turned into a bitter urban slog. Iraqi forces, backed by the worldwide coalition, launched a major offensive in M...

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Midland Congressman Mike Conaway in Charge of Russia Investigation

Midland Congressman Mike Conaway in Charge of Russia Investigation

Sen. Mark Warner of Virginia told NPR's Mary Louise Kelly on Thursday that he and his committee would pursue the evidence in their investigation wherever it leads, but that so far nothing substantia...

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Dominant Denver beats Notre Dame 6-1 in Frozen Four semis

Dominant Denver beats Notre Dame 6-1 in Frozen Four semis

Denver scored two goals in the first period, three more in the second and filleted the Fighting Irish by a final score of 6-1. I'm not going to be pleased until we win one of these things. Denver woul...

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2 teenage girls fall to their deaths from 18th-floor hotel balcony

2 teenage girls fall to their deaths from 18th-floor hotel balcony

Myrtle Beach Police at Camelot By The Sea after two people fall from floor. According to the department, officers were called to Camelot By The Sea, located at 2000 North Ocean Boulevard , at 3:46...

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Democrats Object To Trump Infrastructure Plan's Direction

But some Democrats say they worry that Trump's plan will focus on trying to entice more private investment in projects and reducing regulations that slow things down instead of providing more gove...

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Ryanair to sell flights on other airlines

Ryanair to sell flights on other airlines

Ryanair chief financial officer Neil Sorahan said: "We're looking at a scenario whereby today you can fly back and forth between the United Kingdom and Europe, tomorrow you can't". The Dublin-headquar...

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Gambia president's party takes majority in parliament

Gambia president's party takes majority in parliament

The vote will see 239 candidates from political parties that include the United Democratic Party led by President Adama Barrow, vying for 53 seats in the nation's national assembly. "We need things to...

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Trump orders military strikes against Assad airbase in Syria

The bombing represents Trump's most dramatic military order since taking office and thrusts the US administration deeper into the complex Syrian conflict. military had "multiple" conversations with Ru...

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White House Wealth: Read Staffers' Financial Disclosures

Before being appointed counsellor to President Trump, Kellyanne Conway was worth as much as $40m from her investments and income from her personal political consulting firm. Bannon earned just under $...

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US blasts Syria base with cruise missiles

Just last week, the Trump administration signaled the US was no longer interested in trying to push Assad from power over his direction of a conflict that has killed hundreds of thousands of people ...

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Bournemouth equaliser 'almost made made me vomit' says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

Bournemouth equaliser 'almost made made me vomit' says Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp

That late slip means the gap to fifth-placed Arsenal was cut to six points, with the Gunners having two matches in hand on the third-placed Reds. Benik Afobe gave Bournemouth the lead in the seventh...

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US Confident It Can Intercept Any North Korean Missile

USA officials said the missile launched on Wednesday appeared to be a liquid-fuelled, extended-range Scud missile that only travelled a fraction of its range before spinning out of control. Fired from...

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Gabbard: US attack on Syrian airfield 'short-sighted,' reckless

Gabbard: US attack on Syrian airfield 'short-sighted,' reckless

The United States on Friday fired dozens of cruise missiles at an airbase from which it said a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, in an escalation of the U.S. "Use of chemical weap...

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US, Kuwait help Philippines capture 2 with suspected IS ties

US, Kuwait help Philippines capture 2 with suspected IS ties

Police nabbed Husayn Al-Dhafiri and Rahaf Zina at an upscale district of Manila following a tip-off from the Kuwaiti authorities late last month, but the arrests were kept secret while Filipino author...

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Trump to Abe: US to boost military defense against NKorea

It comes a day after the North fired its own ballistic missile into the Sea of Japan - which analysts dubbed a warning ahead of a China-US summit, at which Pyongyang's accelerating atomic weapons prog...

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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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