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Amid protests, MPs to debate Trump visit invitation

Some 20,000 people were expected to partake in the event, according to the organizers. "Donald Trump's well documented misogyny and vulgarity disqualifies him from being received by Her Majesty the ...

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Humble French restaurant swamped after Michelin mistake makes it a star

A cheap restaurant in a French town has been "swamped" with diners after it was mistakenly awarded a Michelin star. A builders' cafe in France was inundated with new customers after it was accidenta...

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Mike Pence tells security summit USA will hold Russian Federation accountable

Mike Pence tells security summit USA will hold Russian Federation accountable

The Brussels trip follows a visit to the Munich Security Conference, where Pence told European leaders and defence experts: "The United States is and will always be your greatest ally". After US Presi...

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United Nations envoy questions USA engagement on Syria

It was brokered by Russian Federation and Turkey, now seen as guarantors of the agreement, and despite some violations, it has held longer than any others since the war began nearly six years ago. "If...

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'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'

'Israeli-Arab with ISIS ties planned Tel Aviv bus attack'

According to the Shin Bet, Haj Yehiye "had been in contact with Islamic State operatives and had disseminated both extremist material and knowledge regarding the production of explosives". He also dis...

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Ginebra extends semis vs Star to Game 7 behind Devance

Ginebra extends semis vs Star to Game 7 behind Devance

Joe Devance also gave an inspiring third quarter performance, scoring all 14 of his points during the third canto, while Japeth Aguilar picked up a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds. Bull-s...

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Cambodia Parliament Backs Change That Bars Leader's Rival

Mr Rainsy stepped down from the helm of his opposition Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) this month ahead of the changes, saying he wanted to protect the party. Cambodia has been transformed durin...

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European Union chief warns of 'very hefty' Brexit bill

The EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has reportedly suggested this sum be paid in instalments up until 2023. Referring to payment the EU will seek from London to cover future EU spendin...

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Marine Le Pen cancels meeting with Lebanon's grand mufti over headscarf demand

Video footage showed Le Pen at the entrance to his office shaking her head. In an interview with L'Orient-Le Jour released Tuesday, Le Pen pledged to restore France's relationship with Syrian Presid...

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European Economic Activity Surges to a 6-Year High

European Economic Activity Surges to a 6-Year High

Anything above 50 signals growth, while anything below means a contraction in activity - so the higher the better. At one stage previous year the sector contracted to a record low of 47.7 after a st...

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Indonesia requests access to Kim Jong-nam murder suspect Siti Aisyah

Indonesia requests access to Kim Jong-nam murder suspect Siti Aisyah

North Korea declared itself a nuclear power in 2005. Kang told reporters on Friday that Malaysian authorities have refused to hand over Kim's body. Kim died February 13 at the Kuala Lumpur Inter...

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Met Eireann warn of severe winds and heavy rain tomorrow and Thursday

Met Eireann warn of severe winds and heavy rain tomorrow and Thursday

Expect winds of up to 80km/h and heavy rain over the next couple of days as Ireland is hit with the tail end of Storm Doris. The Met Office has issued an amber warning saying there could be "damage ...

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Pakistan Army launches second massive assault in Afghanistan

Pakistan Army has beefed up security along with Pak-Afghan border in Chaman and Torkham districts in a bid to stem illegal border movement, ARY News reported. "The government of Afghanistan stresses t...

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Azeri president appoints wife as first-vice president

Aliyeva stressed that she realizes the seriousness of the responsibility that came with my appointment to this post. The decree did not specify what duties 52-year-old Mehriban Aliyev would have i...

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Swede detained after Barcelona police fire on stolen butane gas truck

Swede detained after Barcelona police fire on stolen butane gas truck

A Swede who stole a truck carrying dozens of butane gas bottles and drove it at speed in the Spanish city of Barcelona was suffering psychiatric problems and not attempting an attack, the government...

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Bodies of 74 Migrants Wash Ashore in Libya

Libyan coast guard spokesman Ayoub Gassim said more than 500 migrants were rescued at sea on Friday and Saturday. January 2017 saw 288 migrants perish en route to Europe, the highest monthly toll se...

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Warm, sunny day ahead for Tri

Warm, sunny day ahead for Tri

Tuesday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 46. This could bring a snow/rain mix during evening hours. Friday: A 20 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms, otherwise sunny with a high of ...

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Rejuvenated and reinvented, Toure integral to Man City again

Rejuvenated and reinvented, Toure integral to Man City again

Toure - looking lean and fit - started a Premier League game against Watford on December 14 and has played every match since, excelling as the team's deep-lying midfielder and no longer the box-to-b...

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Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies Suddenly in NY

Russia's UN Ambassador Vitaly Churkin Dies Suddenly in NY

Churkin worked in the foreign service since 1974. He had a doctorate in history and was a graduate of the Moscow State Institute of International Relations. Churkin, 64, who has served as Russia's Per...

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ANC MP 'forced out' to make way for Brian Molefe in Parliament

ANC MP 'forced out' to make way for Brian Molefe in Parliament

The Sunday Times reported on Sunday that a day after it became known that Molefe was heading to Parliament‚ the ANC ordered Mudau to vacate his seat. When Parliament confirmed that Molefe would be s...

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Badly decomposed body found at Mount Macedon identified as Karen Ristevski

Badly decomposed body found at Mount Macedon identified as Karen Ristevski

The phones belonged to Mrs Ristevski and her husband, reports news.com . Police commenced a two-day search for her body in December past year, draining nearby dams and searching the countryside sou...

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Pool player's freaky post-game chat leaves crowd and interviewer in stitches

Pool player's freaky post-game chat leaves crowd and interviewer in stitches

The player is not very well conversant in English, but he did not let the language barrier get in his way. Sadly, Oi's delight was short-lived as he was convincingly beaten 8-4 in his quarter-final ...

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Heterosexual couple lose civil partnership Court of Appeal battle

Heterosexual couple lose civil partnership Court of Appeal battle

Civil partnerships for same-sex couples have been legal in the United Kingdom since 2004, but are not permitted for different-sex couples in the United Kingdom except in the Isle of Man. "Whatever hap...

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Smita Thackeray slams BMC for corruption, leaves Shiv Sena embarrassed

Smita Thackeray slams BMC for corruption, leaves Shiv Sena embarrassed

Many party-political leaders like Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena leader Uddhav Thackeray casted vote in Mumbai today. The results for both the phases shall be declared on Thursday. "Peo...

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CCTV footage shows deadly assault on North Korean leader's half-brother

Aisyah's boyfriend, 26-year-old Malaysian Muhammad Farid Bin Jalaluddin, was taken into custody to assist with the investigation. Prime Minister Najib Razak has turned down the demand from North K...

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Israeli soldier to be sentenced for killing Hebron attacker

Israeli police said they were "ready and prepared to respond to any and every scenario" on Tuesday. 21-year-old al-Sharif was shot and wounded after he and an accomplice stabbed and wounded an Israe...

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Iran summons Turkish ambassador over finger-pointing

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has said that his country is committed to the development of relations with Russian Federation, but there still exist differences on a number of issues betwee...

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Govt Laments Incessant Attacks On Nigeria Businesses in South Africa

Govt Laments Incessant Attacks On Nigeria Businesses in South Africa

She also called on the African Union to weigh in on the violence, adding: "Further attacks without any reprimand may have dire consequences". Abike Dabiri-Erewa's statement comes after renewed attac...

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Kim Jong Nam: Why would North Korea want him dead?

Although highly publicized executions and acts of terrorism involving North Koreans may strike Canadians as having little serious consequences for Canada, this country can no longer remain immune from...

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Save the children warns of children's safety during Mosul operations

The bombings on the IS-held western Mosul destroyed all the positions of the extremist militants and their headquarters, Baiyati said . In southwest of Mosul, the army's 9th armored Division and a ...

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Pakistan shells border with Afghanistan as tensions rise over terrorist attacks

Pakistan shells border with Afghanistan as tensions rise over terrorist attacks

Alluding to Pakistan's support for relaxation of United Nations sanctions against Taliban, the Afghan foreign ministry said it would push for further sanctions against "terror groups and their suppo...

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Teenager wakes up suddenly on his way to his own funeral

Teenager wakes up suddenly on his way to his own funeral

He was immediately admitted to the hospital where his condition was reported to be critical. However, his condition continued to be critical in the hospital after he was bitten by a stray dog. Kumar M...

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Vice President Pence in 'moving and emotional' Dachau visit

Vice President Pence in 'moving and emotional' Dachau visit

Pence said . Meeting European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker moments later, Pence also insisted on "the determination of the United States to continue to build on cooperation and partnership with ...

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Trump names HR McMaster as national security adviser

Trump names HR McMaster as national security adviser

McMaster will take over a National Security Council that is short on staff and the subject of reports of internal turmoil. "I look forward to joining the national security team and doing everything t...

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Hundreds Of Jewish Gravestones Vandalized In St. Louis

Vandals in the St. Louis area have caused extensive damage to a Jewish cemetery in University City. Karen Aroesty, regional director of the Anti-Defamation League, said she had an emotional reaction...

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