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Milo Yiannopoulos uninvited from CPAC speaking gig after pedophilia defense video resurfaces

Milo Yiannopoulos uninvited from CPAC speaking gig after pedophilia defense video resurfaces

In a live stream video of the podcast " The Drunken Peasants ", Yiannopoulos, 33, says he thinks boys "discover who they are" in relationships with older men. Yiannopoulos took to Facebook to reiterat...

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Tamil Nadu: Palaniswamy wins trust vote amid bedlam

The DMK on Sunday appealed to Tamil Nadu Governor Ch Vidyasagar Rao to "nullify" the vote of confidence won by Sasikala loyalist E K Palaniswami, alleging it was adopted by contravening the rules of t...

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Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan

Trump Lawyer Confirms Meeting Ukrainian, Denies Carrying Peace Plan

Although the deal's provisions for a political solution to the conflict and a restoration of full Ukrainian government control over its eastern border have never been met, it had helped lower the le...

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Sacramento Kings Send DeMarcus Cousins To New Orleans Pelicans In Blockbuster Deal

Sacramento Kings Send DeMarcus Cousins To New Orleans Pelicans In Blockbuster Deal

Not only did they land Boogie, but the Pelicans also acquired stretch 4 Omri Casspi in the deal. Casspi , a 6-foot-9 swingman, spent most of this season coming off the bench for the Kings, a...

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Pakistan army denies its chief said 'be more like India'

Pakistan Army chief Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa threatened military action against the terrorists in Afghan territory, prompting Kabul to declare that "no country and no power will be allowed to intervene ...

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President Trump picks new security advisor

President Trump picks new security advisor

He said Lt Gen McMaster is "a man of tremendous talent and tremendous experience". President Donald Trump has selected Army Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster as his national security adviser to replace Micha...

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Hauz Khas rape case: Delhi Police arrest one person

Hauz Khas rape case: Delhi Police arrest one person

While walking towards the vehicle, one of the men asked the victim to accompany him to Deer Park, saying there was a dry lake he wanted to show her, RP Upadhyay, Joint CP (South-Eastern Range) had sai...

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Bye Bye, Bao Bao! Panda leaving National Zoo

Bye Bye, Bao Bao! Panda leaving National Zoo

Cars jammed Connecticut Avenue and throngs of people filled the sidewalks Sunday to catch a glimpse of the almost 4-year-old panda before she departs on Tuesday. Bao Bao delighted the zoo and panda fa...

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Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns in controversy over Russian contacts

Trump national security adviser Flynn resigns in controversy over Russian contacts

Earlier Monday, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway said Trump had "full confidence" in Flynn, though her assertions were not backed up by other senior Trump aides. "The erosion of that trust, fran...

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'Man-made' starvation declared in South Sudan: United Nations

'Man-made' starvation declared in South Sudan: United Nations

A formal starvation declaration means people have already started dying of hunger. South Sudan has seen a three-year war between the government and rebel factions, leading to the displacement of 3 m...

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Starvation declared in South Sudan

South Sudan has seen a three-year war between the government and rebel factions, leading to the displacement of 3 million people and the disruption of farming. The country declared independence from...

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Iraq launches offensive to recapture Mosul from Islamic State

Eastern Mosul was retaken from IS by Iraqi forces last month after a 100-day battle, but the west of the city remains in the hands of IS. However, these wins are only the beginning as the fighting is ...

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Netanyahu meets president, prime minister of Singapore in historic visit

A spokesman for the shadow foreign affairs minister, Penny Wong, said: "Labor has long supported, and continues to support, a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict". Israeli Prime Min...

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Trump 'imPEACHment' march stretches 5 miles through Atlanta

Trump 'imPEACHment' march stretches 5 miles through Atlanta

Trump brought four contenders to his private club Mar-a-Lago in Florida on Sunday as he seeks a replacement for retired Gen. Michael Flynn, who was ousted last week. In Atlanta , more than 600 protes...

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National Weather Service Ranks Latest Storm as Largest in 5 Years

National Weather Service Ranks Latest Storm as Largest in 5 Years

That was not the case in Victorville, where cars were caught in roaring flood waters Friday night. Rain also battered parts of Northern California and southern OR and the weather service had flood w...

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Pence says he and Trump support 'free and independent press'

Pence says he and Trump support 'free and independent press'

Speaking at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation headquarters in Brussels Monday, Vice President Mike Pence reassured allies that America would uphold its commitments to the organization, but added th...

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Syrian jets hit rebel-held areas of Homs, Deraa - activist, monitor say

Syrian jets hit rebel-held areas of Homs, Deraa - activist, monitor say

Rebels and regime forces reached a local truce deal in Qabun in 2014, but violence steadily escalated in the neighbourhood which is now bombarded regularly. In September, some 120 rebel fighters and t...

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'We Are Going to Fight for Jobs' Trump Tells Boeing Crowd

He repeated his campaign threat that any company that lays off American workers to move to another country will face a "substantial penalty" when trying to sell their products in the United States. "W...

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Trump names McMaster as next National Security Adviser

Trump names McMaster as next National Security Adviser

President Donald Trump shakes hands with US Army Lieutenant General H.R. McMaster at his Mar-a-Lago resort in Palm Beach, Florida, on February 20, 2017. In a Twitter message on Saturday, Trump called ...

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Norma 'Jane Roe' McCorvey - she changed hearts on abortion

Norma was basically homeless when the two attorneys learned of her situation. In an anti-abortion television advert broadcast earlier this decade, she said: "Abortion has eliminated 50 million inno...

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Battle for Mosul: Iraqi forces take southern villages

Battle for Mosul: Iraqi forces take southern villages

DISTURBING footage which appears to show Iraqi troops whipping and torturing civilians has emerged as coalition-backed forces launched a battle to retake Mosul. The Iraqi forces are advancing accordin...

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Student grades ex-girlfriend's four-page apology letter

Student grades ex-girlfriend's four-page apology letter

Nick says his ex needs to show reasoning when saying she ended up failing to keep the relationship working. Lutz begins by pointing out the introduction is too long, before asking for more details n...

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Trump was told in January that Flynn misled Pence, WH says

Trump was told in January that Flynn misled Pence, WH says

The backlash to the revelation was swift, culminating in Flynn's forced resignation on Monday. Barack Obama sanctioned Russian Federation in December for what he described as its efforts to tamper wit...

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Jeremy Corbyn aide: Leadership challenge still to blame for Labour poll woes

Mr Corbyn is facing by-elections in Copeland, in Cumbria, and Stoke next week. Ms Abbott, speaking to Sky News' Sophy Ridge on her political programme, said: "These are hard by-elections, they're go...

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North Korea ambassador says Kim Jong Nam died of 'natural causes'

Video footage of Kim Jong Nam's death released on Monday also indicates the man who once attempted to visit Tokyo Disneyland on a falsified passport died after he was attacked at an airport in Kual...

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France's Le Pen arrives in Lebanon

France's Le Pen arrives in Lebanon

Jean-Marc Ayrault, in an interview published Sunday in newspaper Journal du Dimanche, said Russian Federation appears to be targeting centrist candidate Emmanuel Macron, while favouring more pro-Russi...

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Italy's Matteo Renzi resigns as party chief

As promised a week earlier, Renzi told fellow Democratic leaders he was resigning in view of an eventual party congress to decide electoral platforms and the next leader. The tensions within the party...

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Trump selects Lt. Gen. HR McMaster as national security adviser

The president made the announcement Monday afternoon in the living room of his Mar-a-Lago, Florida resort. The official was not authorized to discuss the interview process publicly and insisted on a...

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Terrorism a challenge that has crossed borders

Terrorism a challenge that has crossed borders

The Islamic State says it was behind the shrine attack and Pakistani security forces have launched nationwide operations that they say has left more than 100 "terrorists" dead. So, how far will Pakist...

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Reports on ousted adviser demand broad, transparent inquiry

Reports on ousted adviser demand broad, transparent inquiry

At one point, Trump incorrectly claimed his November election victory was the "biggest Electoral College win since [former President] Ronald Reagan", a claim he has made repeatedly in recent days. Tru...

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Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos triggers social media backlash after 'defending' pedophilia

Breitbart's Milo Yiannopoulos triggers social media backlash after 'defending' pedophilia

When pressed, he argued that his interviewers were blurring the meaning of "pedophilia", misapplying it to consensual sex between post-pubescent men if one partner was below the age of consent. Was mo...

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Why you should care about Michael Flynn and the Russians

Why you should care about Michael Flynn and the Russians

The White House has appointed Lt Gen Joseph Keith Kellogg as an interim replacement for the post . "The people that gave out the information to the press should be ashamed of themselves", he said ,...

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Timeline: Michael Flynn and the Russian Federation phone call

Timeline: Michael Flynn and the Russian Federation phone call

Sen. John Cornyn, who has called for an investigation into Trump's tie to Russian Federation before Flynn resigned, told reporters Tuesday that the Senate standing committees with oversight of intel...

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Settlement Issue Follows Netanyahu to Singapore, Australia

It also follows Netanyahu's visit last week to the U.S., where U.S. President Donald Trump said he would be open to a Mideast peace agreement that doesn't include separate states for Israel and Palest...

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Iraqi Forces Signal Assault On West Mosul With Leaflet Drop

The Iraqi government began the offensive to take back Mosul on 17 October, throwing tens of thousands of men into the long-awaited counter-attack with air and ground support from a US-led coalition fi...

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