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UK Minister Voices Support for Gibraltar in Madrid Talks

UK Minister Voices Support for Gibraltar in Madrid Talks

Spain's top diplomat said Sunday that his government is urging the European Union to side with Madrid on the future of the British territory of Gibraltar, which lies at the southern tip of the Iberi...

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Six held in St Petersburg over 'Islamic State recruitment'

Petersburg that killed 13 passengers. The impoverished, predominantly Muslim countries in Central Asia are seen as fertile ground for Islamic extremists, and thousands of their citizens are believed...

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Spain: ETA should disband and clear unresolved crimes

The BBC cited what it said was a letter from ETA declaring it had handed all its weapons to civilian go-betweens and was now a disarmed organisation. Javier Maroto the representative for the Basque ...

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Trump presented with assassination as solution to North Korea nuke threats

Trump has spoken repeatedly of the need to act more decisively against Pyongyang and demanded that Beijing puts more pressure on its reclusive neighbor. The latest punitive measures came in late Febru...

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Satellite images show before, after US strikes on Syrian base

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad is seen here meeting with Russian President. WASHINGTON-Congressman Adam Schiff said the United States does not now intend to launch more missile strikes in Syria af...

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Theresa May Hopes To Be A Role Model For Marginalised Saudi Women

Theresa May Hopes To Be A Role Model For Marginalised Saudi Women

May has made it clear she believes Saudi women deserve greater freedoms. A handout picture released by the Jordanian Royal Palace on April 3, 2017, shows Jordan's King Abdullah II (L) meeting with B...

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United Nations ambassador Haley: US has 'no love' for Russian Federation

United Nations ambassador Haley: US has 'no love' for Russian Federation

The North conducted two nuclear tests and 24 ballistic missile tests a year ago, defying six Security Council sanctions resolutions banning any testing. "There are not any dynamics that would portray ...

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Chhattisgarh news anchor reads out her husband's death

Chhattisgarh news anchor reads out her husband's death

The reporter informed three out of five people travelling in the vehicle died at the spot but didn't revealed the name of the deceased. She was reading the news bulletin when a reported phoned in de...

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TI Skeptical About Atlanta Bridge Fire: 'Something Doesn't Add Up'

TI Skeptical About Atlanta Bridge Fire: 'Something Doesn't Add Up'

The fire burned so hot that the concrete and steel overpass disintegrated, crippling traffic in a city known for awful rush-hour congestion. There have been no statements made by officials stating t...

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Srinagar bypoll: Miscreants attack polling staff, stations

Srinagar bypoll: Miscreants attack polling staff, stations

Shantmanu said 150 paramilitary companies would be deployed for safety of polling booths in three central Kashmir districts - Srinagar, Budgam and Ganderbal - going to polls tomorrow. On Saturday af...

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Manafort to testify to intelligence committee

Manafort to testify to intelligence committee

And instead, Devin Nunes, the Republican chairman of the Intelligence Committee, announced this morning that he has asked FBI Director James Comey and Mike Rogers, the head of the National Security Ag...

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In France Presidential hopefuls debate economy, Europe

Rachline, 29, a rising young star in Le Pen's anti-immigration and anti-euro party, had been on the payroll of the Lille-based regional council while at the same time being an elected councillor in a ...

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Russian FM terms USA strikes on base 'act of aggression'

Russian FM terms USA strikes on base 'act of aggression'

The Syrian military has reported nine people were killed and several were wounded in the strikes on the air base. The declarations contradict Russia's claim that it has suspended military "deconfl...

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Trudeau heading to France to mark the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

Public Services and Procurement Canada awarded the architecture and design contracts to Robertson Martin Architects (Ottawa) and Bisson Castonguay (Quebec). The Military Museums and the University of ...

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Hillary Clinton Explains Why She Really Lost to Trump

There is a constant struggle in a time of rapid change, like one we are living through, between something that is different, that may hold out even possible positive consequences, and something that...

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A father bids farewell to twin babies after Syria attack

It further denied responsibility for the chemical attacks days earlier. Abdel Hameed Alyousef was one of those who lost his children and his wife to the attack. His cousins died near the soccer field ...

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Xi Jinping, Donald Trump pledge to manage differences based on mutual respect

Trump and Xi met on April 6-7 and held extensive talks on all aspects of the relations in the backdrop of differences over a host of issues including Trump's charge of China as a currency manipulator ...

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Trump Puts China In A Bind With Strikes During President's Visit

Trump Puts China In A Bind With Strikes During President's Visit

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross yesterday said the two sides agreed to speed up trade talks to help close a lopsided imbalance in China's favour, a common campaign-trail complaint of Mr Trump. During t...

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China's premier seeks investment assurance

China's premier seeks investment assurance

China is already Australia's largest trading partner, with business propelled by a wide-ranging free trade agreement the two countries signed in 2015. "We saw our mining exports went up by 12 percen...

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Donald Trump assures Shinzo Abe of military support against North Korea threats

While China has clearly lost patience with Pyongyang's nuclear provocations, it is extremely wary of any response that might bring about North Korea's collapse and chaos on its doorstep. Ahead of the ...

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Macron clashes with Le Pen in second French election debate

Le Pen hit back at Macron: "You shouldn't pretend to be something new when you are speaking like old fossils that are at least 50 years old". Scandals surrounding Fillon, the main centre-right candi...

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Iraqi army helicopter shot down by IS militants over Mosul

Iraqi air force and army aircraft conduct regular strike operations over the city to support police and special forces units battling the militants. A number of Islamic State commanders were kill...

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Explosives found in truck after Stockholm attack

Police spokesman Lars Bystrom would not confirm or deny media reports that police had found a bag containing explosives in the truck. Ten of the injured - nine adults and one child - are still being...

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NRA Statement on U.S. Senate Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch

NRA Statement on U.S. Senate Confirmation of Judge Neil Gorsuch

They believe Republicans "stole" the vacant Supreme Court seat from former President Barack Obama, who a year ago nominated Merrick Garland to replace the seat left vacant by the late Antonin Scalia. ...

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News of Iraq trip with Kushner midair poses security risks

News of Iraq trip with Kushner midair poses security risks

Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi's office said the premier met with General Joseph Dunford, chairman of the US Joint Chiefs of Staff, as well as Kushner and other officials including White House homelan...

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China-US relations should bring more benefits to people: Xi

Trump pressed Xi to do more to curb North Korea's nuclear programme in their summit meeting at Trump's Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida , U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said. Whether the US presid...

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Take away office, AAP will function from streets: Kejriwal

Hazare said when Kejriwal launched the (Aam Aadmi Party) political outfit, it was the Lord who gave him wisdom to keep away (from Kejriwal) or even "my reputation would be ruined". People will teach t...

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Large tornado touches down in Georgia as storms batter Deep South

Widespread severe storms are expected to continue through the evening, primarily in Alabama, Georgia and parts of SC, the Weather Channel said. In Alabama, the storm hit an area dotted with vacation...

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Twitter takes gov't to court over orders to unmask anti-Trump users

Twitter takes gov't to court over orders to unmask anti-Trump users

The lawsuit revealed that the Department of Homeland Security and US Customs and Border Protection had sought the unmasking of the @ ALT_USCIS account holder who has been criticizing President Donal...

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Feds announce plan to crack down on "sanctuary cities"

If the Trump administration makes good on its promise, sanctuary cities stand to lose out on a shot at some $4.1 billion in federal funding that goes to programs such as victim services, body camera...

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Death toll in United Kingdom terror attack rises to five

Death toll in United Kingdom terror attack rises to five

Masood, who at 52 is considerably older than most extremists who carry out bloodshed in the West, had an arrest record dating to 1983. "Masood was not the subject of any current investigations and t...

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Wyden, Merkley vote 'no' on Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation

Wyden, Merkley vote 'no' on Gorsuch Supreme Court confirmation

Gorsuch won support from 51 of the chambers' Republicans as well as three moderate Democrats up for re-election in states Trump won last fall: Joe Manchin of West Virginia, Heidi Heitkamp of North Dak...

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China firmly opposes India's invitation to the Dalai Lama

China firmly opposes India's invitation to the Dalai Lama

Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying made the remarks at a routine press conference, responding to media reports that the Dalai Lama , regarded by China as a political exile who has attempted t...

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Misogyny 'played role' in election loss: Hillary

The former Democratic presidential nominee spoke at length, covering a range of issues that included calling on the United States to take out Syrian air fields in the wake of a suspected chemical weap...

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Multiple fire code violations found 3 days before fatal Oakland blaze

Multiple fire code violations found 3 days before fatal Oakland blaze

Kim did not return calls from the Associated Press or the Chronicle. KTVU spoke to a man who lives on the second floor of the building. That second alert finally led to an inspection of the proper...

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