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Griezmann to lead Atletico against Real Madrid in derby

Griezmann to lead Atletico against Real Madrid in derby

Something has to give in their derby at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on Saturday. Atletico Madrid: Oblak; Juanfran , Savic, Godin, Luis; Niguez, Koke, Gabi, Carrasco; Griezmann , Torres. It's the cla...

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Panel chief to step aside from Russian Federation probe

Adam Schiff , Nunes' Democratic counterpart on the House of Intelligence Committee, said he was sure it was a hard decision for him but said it was "in the best interest of the investigation" and will...

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Abdullah welcomes Trump engagement in Israel-Palestinian peace

Abdullah welcomes Trump engagement in Israel-Palestinian peace

That will be followed by meetings and a working lunch, during which discussions are expected on ISIS, the war in Syria, and the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. For now, Trump envoys are trying to get Is...

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Oil Prices in New York, London Spike After Syria Attack: Chart

Oil Prices in New York, London Spike After Syria Attack: Chart

Futures in NY and London surged more than 2% to the highest in a month. Elsewhere in the energy complex, Nymex reformulated-gasoline blendstock for May rose 1.66 cents, or 1%, to close at $1.746...

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Russian metro bombing puts Putin's Syria policy to the test

The suspect had militant links, Russian media cited law enforcement officials as saying, raising the possibility Monday's attack could have been inspired by Islamic State (IS), which has not struck a ...

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N. Korea fires ballistic missile, USA and S. Korea say

South Korea said on Wednesday that it strongly condemned North Korea's latest missile launch, calling it a challenge to a series of U.N. Security Council resolutions targeting its nuclear and missil...

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Far-left Melenchon on high ahead of French election debate

He has established a reputation as an often aggressive anti-establishment figure who like Le Pen scorns globalisation and the political elite, while firmly rejecting her hardline rhetoric on immigrati...

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Senate approves nuclear option in fight over Gorsuch SCOTUS nomination

Senate approves nuclear option in fight over Gorsuch SCOTUS nomination

The Democrats on Monday had secured enough support to block the judge after weeks of threatening to filibuster over Gorsuch-President Donald Trump's pick for the high court. McConnell said the GOP h...

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Clinton calls on her former rival to develop strategy on Syria

In her first major speaking appearance since losing the 2016 USA election, Hillary Clinton opened up about her failed bid to the White House, reflecting that a Kremlin-led misinformation campaign, a...

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US confident it can thwart N.Korean missiles: US general

A USA official said Wednesday's missile test ended in failure when the rocket spun out of control and plunged into the ocean in a fiery crash. Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said on Thursday tha...

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Akbarjon Djalilov Russia probes Saint Petersburg metro bomber as dead mourned

The DNA evidence, as well as closed-circuit television footage, led investigators to believe that Dzhalilov had blown himself up and had wanted to bomb the Vosstaniya Square station, the statement ...

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Donald Trump meets Xi Jinping: What to watch

Donald Trump meets Xi Jinping: What to watch

Trump's protectionist inclinations are a source of growing tension, as is his implied ultimatum regarding North Korea: unless China helps to "solve" the problem of North Korea's burgeoning nuclear wea...

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Pelosi wants House called back from recess to discuss Syria attack

Pelosi wants House called back from recess to discuss Syria attack

We don't know the President's policies in that regard. Lynn Jenkins and Kevin Yoder on Friday applauded Trump's decision to launch a missile attack on Syria. The statement he issued did not mention Tr...

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US Strike Designed to Deter Assad Regime's Use of Chemical Weapons

US Strike Designed to Deter Assad Regime's Use of Chemical Weapons

Syria and Russian Federation swiftly denounced the attack. There was no backing from the Security Council for Mr Trump's Syria strike. State news agency Sana said at least nine civilians, includin...

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Truck Slams Into Crowd in Deadly Stockholm 'Terror Attack'

Reuters reported that a Spendrups Brewery beer truck had been stolen Friday morning while making a delivery to a tapas bar on Stockholm's busiest street, Drottninggatan. on Friday that a truck had b...

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4 killed in Stockholm truck attack described as terrorism

The department store where the truck crashed into the building is a few blocks from the site of a 2010 bombing in Stockholm , the most recent terror attack in the country. Earlier Friday, Belgium dro...

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North Carolina crowned NCAA Champions

North Carolina crowned NCAA Champions

NEW YORK (AP ) - Perhaps with an assist from the memory of Villanova's Kris Jenkins , viewership for the NCAA national championship game between Gonzaga and North Carolina was up 30 percent from past...

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Tens of thousands march against Zuma in South Africa

Tens of thousands march against Zuma in South Africa

Skirmishes broke out in Johannesburg as more than 60,000 people marched in South African cities on Friday in largely peaceful protests to demand President Jacob Zuma quit after a cabinet reshuffle t...

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United Nations to receive briefing on US air strikes against Syria

United Nations to receive briefing on US air strikes against Syria

Maggie Hassan, New Hampshire's other Democratic senator, said Thursday's airstrikes sent a message to Assad, but that Trump must work with Congress before escalating the military action. In the first ...

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Prostitute who gave Google exec fatal drug shot is deported

Prostitute who gave Google exec fatal drug shot is deported

Who's to blame in Google exec's OD death? Alix Tichelman was sentenced in 2015 for administering a fatal dose of heroin to Forrest Hayes. After pleading guilty, Tichelman was sentenced spend six yea...

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Liquor ban: States look to denotifying roads, moving court for concessions

Liquor ban: States look to denotifying roads, moving court for concessions

In that, the Kerala government has estimated a revenue loss of Rs 5,000 crore with the closure of liquor outlets, in compliance with the Supreme Court order. Thiruvananthapuram- The Kerala government ...

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Boat Race: Cambridge capitalise on Oxford error to win women's race

Having eased ahead on the Tideway course, their victory was nearly never in doubt as they clocked in at 18 minutes 34 seconds with a commanding 11-length lead. Speaking after the race, she said: "I'm ...

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Pennsylvania State Troopers: Sniper Manual Found in Suspect's Room After Ambush

Frein has been charged with killing a Pennsylvania police trooper and injuring another in 2014 at their barracks. Bryon Dickson II and critically wounded Trooper Alex Douglass. Prosecutors played a ra...

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Beer truck kills 4 in Stockholm; Sweden calls it terror

The picture showed a man wearing a white sweater and dark hoodie under a military green jacket, with dark stubble on his face. But they did not confirm if he drove the truck. The centre of the usual...

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Bangladesh PM Sheikh Hasina to visit Ajmer dargah on Sunday

But it will be a very very special visit. Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina has been given a guard of honour by a smartly turned out contingent drawn from three services of the Indian Armed Forces. She w...

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Anti-apartheid, pro-BDS activist Ahmed Kathrada dies

Kathrada was born August 21, 1929, to Indian immigrant parents in a small town in northwestern South Africa , NPR notes . He was sentenced to life in prison and served 18 years at Robben Island befo...

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US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to Supreme Court

Senate Republicans chose to change rules and "go nuclear" to confirm their candidate after failing to get the 60 votes needed to secure Gorsuch as the late Justice Antonin Scalia's replacement on the ...

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Truck Driver Ploughs Through Pedestrians in Sweden | 4 Dead & Dozens Injured

Witness Jan Granroth told Aftonbladet that "we stood inside a shoe store and heard something. and then people started to scream". The vehicle, a stolen beer delivery truck, plowed through the pedest...

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Bookmakers refuse to be drawn into Gibraltar Brexit row

The Spanish ship in British territorial waters on Tuesday afternoon. But the European Commission's assertion that Spain can decide whether a deal over Britain's departure from the EU applies to Gi...

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United Nations holds emergency talks after US Syria attack

The Obama and Trump administrations have relied on Congress' authorization of military force following the September 2001 terror attacks to carry out strikes against terror groups such as Islamic St...

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Cracks form in Trump administration's relationship with Russian Federation after strike against Syria

The Syrian army said the strikes made the USA a "partner" of the Islamic State, Jabhat al-Nusra and other terrorist organizations. Some voices in Moscow are questioning whether rogue elements in t...

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About half of French voters still undecided as election race nears

About half of French voters still undecided as election race nears

French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron received a big boost on Saturday when 9 center-right senators allied with his conservative rival, Francois Fillon , penned an op ed coming out in support...

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Spanish navy patrol ship sails into Gibraltar's waters prompting interception

Spanish navy patrol ship sails into Gibraltar's waters prompting interception

Disputes between Gibraltar and Spain over the waters are frequent but the latest comes days after the territory of some 33,000 people took centre stage in the wrangling over Britain's exit from the ...

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Trump ordered Syria strikes just before dinner with China's president

Trump ordered Syria strikes just before dinner with China's president

He called the Assad government a main force against terrorism and said it deserved the presumption of innocence in the chemical weapons attack. A senior USA defense official said US forces are tak...

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Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

The launch comes on the eve of a visit by Chinese President Xi Jinping to the United States to meet President Donald Trump. This year, North Korea officials, including young leader Kim Jong Un, have...

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