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Samsung's Quarterly Forecast Suggests the Best Profits in Over Three Years

Therefore, the flagship smartphones will not play any major role in the Q1 2017 forecasts from Samsung. Investors and analysts expect Samsung to report its best quarterly profit in April-June and re...

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European Union leaders mark treaty's 60th anniversary

Sixty years after its formation, Europe's decision makers met in the Italian capital to mark the sixtieth anniversary of the treaty that founded the original European Economic Community. With Britain ...

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Russia: Image of Putin in Makeup Is Illegal

The offending image is number 4,071, which the ministry describes a "man resembling the president" whose makeup "hints at the Russian president's allegedly nonstandard sexual orientation". The image...

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Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath waives off farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh

Uttar Pradesh: Yogi Adityanath waives off farmers' loan upto Rs 1 lakh

A loan waiver for farmers is expected to headline the meeting, which, ministers said, would focus on election promises made by the BJP. Congress communication department in-charge Randeep Singh Surj...

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South Korea Tests 800 Km Range Ballistic Missile

South Korea Tests 800 Km Range Ballistic Missile

The threat of an imminent nuclear test has further strained inter-Korean ties. Sporting links "have eased anxieties during times of escalating tensions" said Michael Spavor, director of Paektu Cul...

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Syrian jets take off from air base US missiles struck

Russian Federation says a USA strike on a Syrian airbase poses a threat to global security, but Britain and Turkey back the action. The US is "disappointed but not surprised" at Russia's respons...

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Truck Plows Into Stockholm Department Store, Killing at Least Five

Truck Plows Into Stockholm Department Store, Killing at Least Five

Live television footage showed smoke coming out of the Ahlens store into which the truck crashed at 3 p.m. A Swedish prosecutor says a person has been formally identified as a suspect "of terroris...

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Senate confirms Gorsuch to US Supreme Court

Senate confirms Gorsuch to US Supreme Court

Gorsuch's confirmation essentially continues the ideological balance that existed before Scalia's death, with four conservatives, four liberals and Justice Anthony Kennedy as a swing vote between the ...

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Protests rock Ecuador after Lasso refuses to concede defeat

Protests rock Ecuador after Lasso refuses to concede defeat

Ecuador's presidential vote is expected to be a close race that could either further tilt Latin America toward the right after several conservative election victories or reinforce President Rafael Co...

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Sweden PM asks authorities to strengthens border controls after truck attack

Sweden PM asks authorities to strengthens border controls after truck attack

Witnesses described scenes of terror and panic. Swedish media reports that up to five people have been killed, and Sweden's intelligence agency said many people have been injured in the crash. Isl...

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Bannon calls reports of threat to quit 'absurd,' as insiders say otherwise

Bannon calls reports of threat to quit 'absurd,' as insiders say otherwise

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said Mr. McMaster has his own ideas about how to do things, and Mr. Trump had promised he could name his own people to the NSC. He was replaced by ...

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ANC Caucus Stands By Corruption and Poor Leadership

Zuma's presidential term will finish in 2019. ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe said on Wednesday that the party had accepted the "irretrievable breakdown of the relationship" between Zuma an...

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European Parliament adopts resolution on Brexit talks calling for phased negotiations

Lawmakers rejected two almost identical amendments that would have added to the text a reference to Gibraltar's pro-EU vote in last year's Brexit referendum, a move meant to recall its residents back ...

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Russia Plans to Upgrade Syrian Air Defenses After US Missile Strike

The Obama administration has used those resolutions as its basis for attacking ISIS in Syria. The latest body count of the unannounced US attack aimed at a Syrian air base using 59 Tomahawk cruise m...

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Tillerson calls for China to use influence over N. Korea

Secretary of State Tillerson told the media that Trump called for China to "level the playing field" for American workers and stressed the need for reciprocal market access. China and the United Sta...

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Man Arrested After Truck Attack In Stockholm Kills Four & Injures 15

Man Arrested After Truck Attack In Stockholm Kills Four & Injures 15

Last month, Khalid Masood, a 52-year-old convert to Islam known to British security services, drove a auto at high speed into pedestrians on London's Westminster Bridge before launching a frenzied k...

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United Nations diplomat: Security Council to meet Trump at White House

United Nations diplomat: Security Council to meet Trump at White House

According to NBC News" Peter Alexander , "Bannon's role on NSC had been as a "check on [former National Security Advisor] Mike Flynn, ' per top aide, which is no longer needed with McMaster replacin...

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US adds just 98K jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5 pct

US adds just 98K jobs; unemployment falls to a low 4.5 pct

Effectively, the average hourly earnings rose at an annual pace of roughly 2.7 percent, in March, following that 2.8 percent increase from February. That may force employers to raise wages to attract ...

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Clinton chides Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

She reiterated that position in an event in New York Thursday just hours before the airstrikes began. Clinton did not shy away from criticizing the president and his policies. For her first major po...

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GOP senator: Trump's wall a 'metaphor' for securing border

GOP senator: Trump's wall a 'metaphor' for securing border

The company's proposal sets solar panels on sections of the wall, generating what it says would be approximately 2.0 megawatts of electricity per hour, according to the wire service. Claire McCaskil...

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Stolen truck kills 4 in Stockholm; Sweden calls it terror

Stolen truck kills 4 in Stockholm; Sweden calls it terror

People in the downtown area fled in panic, and the country's intelligence agency said a large number of people were injured. The Swedish Security Service said that an arrest was made after the attac...

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North Korea test-fires missile into sea of Japan

North Korea and South Korea will play each other on Friday afternoon and the game is widely expected to decide the group's top position. "The Trump administration can not accept a nuclear launch". T...

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U.S. can thwart any N. Korean missile threat, says general

U.S. can thwart any N. Korean missile threat, says general

In a phone call with Japanese leader Shinzo Abe, he said "all options are on the table" in the face of North Korea threats. North Korea has carried out several missile test launches this year, in vi...

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Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Inherent Resolve Strikes Target ISIS in Syria, Iraq

Iraqi state television has claimed that the second-in-command of the Islamic State (IS) extremist group has been killed in an air strike near the Syrian border. "Second, why (did) the US-led coaliti...

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NZ win Hong Kong Sevens opener despite losing sick captain

NZ win Hong Kong Sevens opener despite losing sick captain

The team showed the killer instinct that has so often been found missing in the Hong Kong tournament, slamming eight tries through a lacklustre Korean side. Hutchison is obviously enjoying his return ...

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7 interesting tidbits from White House financial disclosures

7 interesting tidbits from White House financial disclosures

Top officials in the Trump White House tend to be far wealthier - and therefore more entangled in businesses that could conflict with their government duties - than people in previous administrations....

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Serbia's powerful PM favored to win presidential election

The result marks a political humiliation for Serbia's beleaguered opposition parties which accuse Vucic of becoming increasingly autocratic. Then, in his late 20s, Vucic was Serbia's feared inform...

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Canada supports U.S. air strikes in Syria, urges diplomatic action

President Donald Trump explained why he ordered the military strikes in a statement that did not elaborate on his longer-term political objective for Syria. Interim Conservative leader Rona Ambrose ...

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IS Shoots Down Iraqi Helicopter over Mosul

IS Shoots Down Iraqi Helicopter over Mosul

In February, Iraqi ground forces - backed by USA -led coalition air power - began fresh operations aimed at ousting Daesh militants from western Mosul, the terrorist group's last bastion in northern...

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Sweden truck attack: What we know

Sweden truck attack: What we know

Swedish authorities said four people had been killed and children were among the 15 others injured, nine of them seriously hurt. He is being held on suspicion of committing a terrorist crime, the st...

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Donald Trump and Xi Jinping 'made tremendous progress' at summit

The leaders were scheduled to meet again for lunch on Friday. President Trump said on Friday that he had made "tremendous progress" in talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping, and that they both e...

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Truck Strikes Pedestrians In Stockholm, Injuring Multiple People

Truck Strikes Pedestrians In Stockholm, Injuring Multiple People

There was no immediate indication on whether the crash was intentional and possibly linked to terrorism. "People have been injured but we can not give a number of injuries at this time", a police spok...

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ISIS militants execute 140 civilians in Iraq's Mosul

ISIS militants execute 140 civilians in Iraq's Mosul

The Ministry of Defence says in a statement that the incident happened during the operation to retake the city from IS militants. A woman from the Yarmouk district said she had narrowly escaped deat...

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Trump ejects Bannon from National Security Council

Trump ejects Bannon from National Security Council

The report came at a time when Bannon had been notably absent from meetings, The Times' Maggie Haberman and Glenn Thrush wrote, and doubts simmered among some of President Donald Trump's closest adv...

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Schumer To Trump: 'You're A 98-Pound Weakling On China'

Schumer To Trump: 'You're A 98-Pound Weakling On China'

That was far less than the -$46.5bn of red ink which analysts had penciled in. January's trade deficit was revised slightly down to $48.2 billion from $48.5 billion. Imports had risen in recent months...

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