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Alabama governor defiant as sex scandal trouble mounts

Alabama governor defiant as sex scandal trouble mounts

Before the hearing, Bentley held a hastily-called news conference on the capitol steps to address the public and ask for forgiveness. Bentley's attorneys filed a motion on Friday seeking to block th...

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Twitter refuses to out anti-Trump account, DHS backs down

Twitter refuses to out anti-Trump account, DHS backs down

In response, Twitter said it was dropping a federal lawsuit against the US government that challenged the request to unmask the users. NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter says the US government backed down ...

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Three powerful earthquakes rock Philippines, no tsunami threat

Three powerful earthquakes rock Philippines, no tsunami threat

Philippine seismologists say a quake with a magnitude of 5.6 followed shortly by a magnitude 6 quake struck near Mabini town in Batangas province Saturday afternoon. Batangas officials said there were...

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Thousands unite against Zuma at Union Buildings

Also speaking at the event, Democratic Alliance (DA) member, DA Eastern Cape Provincial Chairperson Veliswa Mvenya, echoed him and said that South Africa is facing this current situation because the c...

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Bannon and Kushner battle it out for Trump's heart and mind

The NSC shift, over which Bannon allegedly threatened to quit, coincided with Kushner being given more responsibility and the president's daughter Ivanka being hired in an official role in the West W...

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Gibraltar: a Brexit negotiating weapon for Madrid, EU

Gibraltar: a Brexit negotiating weapon for Madrid, EU

Over the years Spain has been persistent in its protests of the U.K.'s 300-year-old rule of Gibraltar, which voted to remain in the European Union in a 2002 referendum. "Gibraltar is going to be pro...

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Xi stops in Alaska on way back to China

Xi stops in Alaska on way back to China

The comments come as the two leaders wrapped up a Florida summit, and signal a U-turn from his anti-China rhetoric on the campaign trail past year. Trump was meeting again with his Chinese counterpa...

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Pakistani police say 10 militants killed in 'gun battle' in Lahore

Pakistani police say 10 militants killed in 'gun battle' in Lahore

April 8: As many as ten terrorists involved in a suicide blast on Lahore's Mall Road have been killed in an encounter with Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) personnel in Manawan, sources told Geo N...

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US, China to increase cooperation on NKorea

US, China to increase cooperation on NKorea

U.S. president Donald Trump welcomed Chinese president Xi Jinping and his wife to his private club in Florida on Thursday evening, and then announced he had bombed Syria, one of China's allies. Howeve...

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Trump says U.S. is ready to act alone on North Korea

Trump says U.S. is ready to act alone on North Korea

Haley on March 31 said the Trump administration was not pursuing a strategy to push Assad out of power, echoing comments made by other usa officials who said the focus for now is ending Syria's six-ye...

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US, China leaders hail progress after first meeting

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said the attack "sends a very strong signal not just to Syria but throughout the world". As a candidate and president, Mr Trump has taken an aggressive postur...

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Fitch downgrades South Africa's credit rating to junk status

He is too corrupt. Protesters are marching in cities across South Africa including Cape Town, Durban, and the capital, Pretoria calling for the removal of President Jacob Zuma. Hundreds of East Lo...

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Eurogroup chief is "positive" on breakthrough in Greek talks

Tsakalotos said further austerity measures demanded for 2019 - after Greece's current third bailout ends next year - will be legislated on in the next few weeks, along with Greek-proposed countermeasu...

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What you need to know about the United States missile strike on Syria

What you need to know about the United States missile strike on Syria

Before the missile salvo, Hillary Clinton expressed her support for such a move, saying at a NY event on Thursday that the nation should "take out [Syrian President Bashar Assad's] air fields" so he...

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Sacking Triggers Civil War in S.Africa's Ruling ANC

The reshuffle of 10 of the country's 35 ministers deepened shock in South Africa, whose pride in its democratic credentials, forged in the struggle against apartheid, has been diminished over the year...

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Gorsuch on path to confirmation as Senate tears up own rules

President Donald Trump is likely to administer the oath to his first Supreme Court nominee on Monday or possibly Tuesday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer told reporters aboard Air Force One on...

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Vettel downs Hamilton to win AGP

Vettel downs Hamilton to win AGP

That's why I'm happy. Australia's big hope Daniel Ricciardo had a heartbreaking day, with gear-box problems ending his race on the 29th lap, after he was forced to start from pit lane when his Red B...

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Truck drives into crowd in Stockholm in terrorist attack

Truck drives into crowd in Stockholm in terrorist attack

The truck is believed to have been hijacked from the Swedish brewery Spendrups earlier on Friday, according to local news agency TT. "We stood inside a shoe store and heard something ... Witnesses s...

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President Trump bombed Syria. Here's what your lawmakers are saying about that

President Trump bombed Syria. Here's what your lawmakers are saying about that

The Kremlin on Friday announced three distinct steps it would take in response to Trump's decision to have 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles fired at the airfield from which the USA believes the chem...

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Trump's evolution on Syria didn't happen overnight

Trump's evolution on Syria didn't happen overnight

The official Xinhua News Agency reported that Trump will travel to China at an "early date" in 2017, but gave no details. While American TV networks blast footage of the summit in Mar-a-Lago between...

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Prison In South Carolina Scene Of 4 Inmate Deaths

Prison In South Carolina Scene Of 4 Inmate Deaths

In statement, South Carolina Department of Corrections Director Bryan Stirling said: "I have asked the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division to lead this investigation". He was serving a 36-year...

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Malaysians' emotional return from Pyongyang in Kim body swap

Malaysians' emotional return from Pyongyang in Kim body swap

South Korea has blamed Pyongyang for the assassination, and Kuala Lumpur has sought several North Koreans for questioning, although the only one it arrested was released for lack of evidence. Lieute...

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ISIS Attack Kills 31 in Iraq's Tikrit

ISIS Attack Kills 31 in Iraq's Tikrit

The helicopter was providing close air support to Federal Police forces battling Daesh fighters on the western side of Mosul, the statement said. Mosul is Islamic State's last major city stronghol...

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Colombia ends search for flood survivors

Colombia ends search for flood survivors

Last Saturday, three rivers near the city of 45,000 people burst their banks amid torrential rain, creating an avalanche of water and mud that hit all its 17 districts. The inquiry will focus on wheth...

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North Korea to display new missile at parade

North Korea to display new missile at parade

North Korea KN-08 intercontinental ballistic missiles on display during a military parade on May 31, 2016. "We have 20 years of diplomacy and sanctions under our belt that has failed to stop the No...

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Thousands set to protest against President Zuma in South Africa

Bheka Ntuli from Durban said it was time South Africa sought a commited and passionate president who would listen to the masses. "ANC has not organized any march". "We think that it is unfortunate t...

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Hillary Supports Airstrikes, Condemns Travel Ban in Friday Speech

She has been hiking near her Westchester, New York, home, enjoying Broadway shows and spending time with her grandchildren Charlotte, 2, and Aidan, 9 months. Hillary Clinton told Texas Democrats on...

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Under Investigation, Nunes Steps Down From Russia Probe

Under Investigation, Nunes Steps Down From Russia Probe

Trump told the New York Times he believes Rice committed a crime. Allegations that Nunes mishandled classified information center on a controversial press conference late last month , when he descr...

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Adams gets early action in left, holds his own against Cubs

Adams gets early action in left, holds his own against Cubs

The hug came moments after Almora leapt at the center-field wall in the bottom of the seventh to snare a Matt Adams blast that looked destined to tie the game. "I owe Almora something for that", Arri...

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Finland routs Germany 8-0, wins bronze at world championship

Finland routs Germany 8-0, wins bronze at world championship

And no loss hurts as much. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio). Players congratulate USA defender Kacey Bellamy (22) after her goal during the first period against Canada in the gold-medal game of the women's ...

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Man arrested over Stockholm deaths suspected driver of truck

Swedish police said the suspect remains at large but have released a photograph of a man wearing a hoodie sought in connection for questioning. Sweden's legal system has several degrees regarding th...

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U.S. Strikes in Syria Are an Illegal Response to Atrocity

U.S. Strikes in Syria Are an Illegal Response to Atrocity

Then again, numerous people that have been touting the virtues of "international order" have never cared whether the USA was adhering to the rules of that order, and that is on display once again for ...

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Kushner, Ivanka Trump face ethics land mines

Middle East peace: After taking office in January, Trump tasked his son-in-law with resolving the decades-long conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians, dubbing it the " toughest deal in th...

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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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