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Trump defends attack on Syrian air base; demands 'end the slaughter'

On March 18, security forces open fire on a protest in Daraa, killing four people in what activists regard as the first deaths of the uprising. The National Coalition, the main opposition grouping, ...

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4 dead in Stockholm after truck crashes into store: Swedish media

4 dead in Stockholm after truck crashes into store: Swedish media

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday condemns the attack and said India stands firmly with the people of Sweden in this hour of grief. In a related development, the police in Norway's largest ci...

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First lady tours school with Xi's wife

Xi was expected to outline how China would react if the USA were to use military force against North Korea, but the unanticipated action may cause China to consider a stronger response. Stephen Orlins...

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Tulsi Gabbard opposes USA air strikes on Syria as 'reckless', 'short-sighted'

It was launched with highly precise weapons against the airfield from which the Syrian chemical attack emanated. The U.S. and others blame the Syrian government, the only party to the conflict known...

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Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut US victories

Civilian casualties in Iraq, Syria undercut US victories

In the battles for Fallujah and Ramadi, those cities were entirely emptied of their civilian population while Iraqi forces fought to push out IS. He said USA officials were assessing the possibility t...

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Deliberations begin in ex-NFL star's double-murder trial

Deliberations begin in ex-NFL star's double-murder trial

During closing arguments Thursday, prosecutor Patrick Haggan said Hernandez gunned down two men in Boston in 2012 after one of them accidentally bumped into Hernandez at a nightclub and spilled his ...

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Muslim man dies after attack by cow vigilantes in India

Police said Khan and at least four others were attacked even as they produced documents to show that they had purchased the cows. Home Minister Rajnath Singh assured Lok Sabha members that the Centr...

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Protests in South Africa against ZUMA

Political analysts said it was clear that the people have had enough of the inept leadership of Zuma and the corruption which has dogged his presidency. "We think that the most likely outcome is still...

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Trump expected to ask China to put pressure on North Korea

While it's unclear what the details of the discussion Thursday were, Trump and Xi are scheduled to sit down together again Friday for a working lunch. Pyongyang is trying to develop an intercontinenta...

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Westminster Bridge: silence and flowers one week after attack

The London terrorist attack was a "wake up call" for technology companies, the head of the Metropolitan Police said on Wednesday. Mustafa Field, director of the Faiths Forum for London , which he...

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South Africa's Zuma not opposed to Friday protest outside his office

Although Thursday's resignations are an embarrassment rather than a direct threat to Zuma, around whom the ANC has "closed ranks" in recent days, he still faces demands to step down from other politic...

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North Korea fires projectile into Sea of Japan: South Korea

That makes them hard for those monitoring North Korea's military movements to spot, as there are fewer indicators, such as movement of trucks, for South Korean or USA satellites and other surveillance...

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USA missile strike deepens rift with Russian Federation on Syria

USA missile strike deepens rift with Russian Federation on Syria

Damascus residents struck a defiant tone, echoing the government's vow to escalate the pace of its attacks on insurgents and to win back the whole country. Footage from Syrian television reportedly sh...

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French candidates go head to head in TV debate with Macron favourite

French candidates go head to head in TV debate with Macron favourite

Le Pen's main rival for the presidency, who accused her of wanting to cause "economic war". The televised debate focused on three themes: creating jobs, protecting the French people and the country'...

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Closing Arguments Begin In Aaron Hernandez's Double Murder Trial

Closing Arguments Begin In Aaron Hernandez's Double Murder Trial

The double-murder trial of Aaron Hernandez is off to the jury. Attorney Jose Baez said in Suffolk County Superior Court in Boston on Tuesday his team intends to call three witnesses and potentiall...

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Extra Time Allowed For North Talks

Making a public statement at Stormont House, Belfast, after the 4pm deadline passed on Monday, Mr Brokenshire said there was "no appetite" for an immediate election. Other issues about recognition o...

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Russian Federation notified United States operation before attack on Syria

Russian Federation notified United States operation before attack on Syria

Moscow suspended communication with US forces created to stop planes colliding over Syria. The world learned of the chemical attack earlier in the week in footage that showed people dying in the st...

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South Sudan president acknowledges starvation, appeals for help

South Sudan president acknowledges starvation, appeals for help

The group called on the South Sudanese government to coordinate with the World Food Program and partners providing vital assistance. Uganda now hosts more than 832,000 refugees from South Sudan and ...

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U.S. fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russian Federation denounces 'aggression'

There can be no dispute that Syria used banned chemical weapons, violated its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention, and ignored the urging of the UN Security Council. Sure, I'd seen the h...

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Nonpartisanship key for health care

A White House ally, Collins said days of negotiations have broken down over conservative demands to allow states to waive popular Obamacare policies that protect sick people from price discriminatio...

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Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court justice

Neil Gorsuch confirmed by Senate as Supreme Court justice

The nine-seat court has operated with only eight justices after the death of conservative Antonin Scalia on February 13, 2016, with four liberals and four conservatives. April 17, when the high court ...

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Air Force: Pilot ejects safely before F-16 crashes near DC

Air Force: Pilot ejects safely before F-16 crashes near DC

As the pilot trained, he realized something was wrong with his jet, military officials said at a news conference. "Planes fly over our homes all the time", Stewart told The Associated Press by telep...

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South Africa's Cosatu urges Zuma to step down

The USD/ZAR rate is at 13.80 and fast closing in on that target of 14.00 that we have been talking about. The ANC announced the resignation on Thursday, a week after President Jacob Zuma had sacke...

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Merkel, Hollande voice support for United States strike against Assad

Defence Secretary Michael Fallon told the BBC : "The Americans believe they've exhausted all possible diplomatic and peaceful ways of dealing with the use by the regime of chemical weapons and they h...

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OUR VOICE: Child abuse should not be tolerated

OUR VOICE: Child abuse should not be tolerated

Chief Carter went on to ask the community to get rid of the misconception that child abuse does not happen in this community because the pinwheels represent the kids who have suffered. "We receive mor...

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Tusk, May to maintain regular contact during Brexit negotiations

Tusk, May to maintain regular contact during Brexit negotiations

The Prime Minister was meeting Mr Tusk face-to-face for the first time since triggering Article 50. The UK and the EU must both work to "lower tensions" after a week of awkward confrontation over Gi...

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Currency 'misalignment' gains stature in Trump trade plans

Trump had said he meant to raise concerns about China's trade practices and press Xi to do more to rein in North Korea's missile and nuclear programs during their summit meeting at his Spanish-style...

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Trump Thinking About Firing Bannon, Priebus in Yuge White House Shakeup

Trump Thinking About Firing Bannon, Priebus in Yuge White House Shakeup

When it comes to Kushner's influence in the Trump administration, pundit Bill Kristol was more interested in the muscle being flexed by Kushner along with Trump's new National Security Advisor H.R. Ba...

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Syria Decries 'Aggression' as U.S. Launches Cruise Missiles

Syria Decries 'Aggression' as U.S. Launches Cruise Missiles

A Russian frigate carrying cruise missiles sailed through the Bosphorus Strait into the Mediterranean Sea, although there was no indication it was directly in response to USA action. Vladimir Putin's ...

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Thousands of South Africans Call for President Zuma to Step Down

Some members of the ANC are also looking forward to celebrating the President's bid day. They must join us for the march for our land they stole... That meeting had dragged on, from Monday afternoon...

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Trump, Suggests Susan Rice Committed Crime, offering no evidence

Trump, Suggests Susan Rice Committed Crime, offering no evidence

President Donald Trump has dismissed the story as "fake news" and raised allegations of politically inspired spying by the Obama administration, but the investigations show no sign of abating anytime ...

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US, Russia military communications channel still open

US, Russia military communications channel still open

Reports Friday morning indicated Russia is suspending the line, which was set up to avoid midair incidents between Russian and USA pilots in the skies over Syria. "That memorandum of agreement is stil...

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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed 54-45, Will Join SCOTUS Next Week

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed 54-45, Will Join SCOTUS Next Week

Gorsuch will be sworn in Monday and will quickly begin confronting cases of outcome, including one involving separation of church and state that the justices will take up in less than two weeks. But...

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Northern Ireland Facing Bleak Outlook as Political Deadlock Continues

Northern Ireland Facing Bleak Outlook as Political Deadlock Continues

If no agreement has been reached, the British parliament will begin to fill the power vacuum in Northern when it returns from its Easter recess on April 18 by bringing legislation to set local taxes o...

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Hillary Clinton Blames James Comey and Vladimir Putin for Her Loss

According to the Huffington Post , Clinton told the crowd at Thursday's Women in the World Summit that she'll "spend a lot of time wrestling" with how sexism may have impacted the election for a ...

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