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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to serve as Supreme Court justice

Gorsuch is expected to join a conservative-leaning voting bloc of justices, making five on the nine-member court. "He has the independence of mind for fairness". Democratic senators are concerned abou...

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No peace in Syria until Assad is ousted, says Nikki Haley

The office of the Russian Foreign Ministry said in a Facebook post that the Americans initiated a phone call with Russia on Saturday, ahead of Tillerson's planned trip to Moscow next week. In Sa...

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Seattle Joins the Sanctuary Cities Fight

Seattle Joins the Sanctuary Cities Fight

New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito and other New York officials responded to the Justice Department threat by promising to block federal immigration agents from accessing certain priv...

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Boris Johnson cancels trip to Moscow after U.S. strikes on Syria

The Russian Ministry of Foreign Affairs said it is suspending a memorandum with Washington - signed after Russia began an air campaign in support of al-Assad in September 2015 - under which the two co...

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Officials transferred over EVM 'fault' still staying in Bhind, alleges Congress

Officials transferred over EVM 'fault' still staying in Bhind, alleges Congress

Six vehicles - including that of Congress' Hemant Katare and two police cars - were damaged, source said. Security forces fired several warning rounds to disperse the mob which did not relent. Abdul...

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Priebus "On Chopping Block" After Latest Trump Admin Shake-Up

Bannon, who lost his seat on the National Security Council this week, "ain't going anywhere, " NBC News reported , citing unnamed sources close to the former Breitbart News official". First Bannon's...

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Annual Easter egg hunt, safety fair April 15 at Jackson Park

Meanwhile, it is said that eating eggs during the Lenten season was forbidden so to have it on Easter was a celebration of the end of their fasting season. -The annual egg hunt will take place at Whit...

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Japan To Extend Sanctions Against North Korea Amid Nuclear Threat

The president is spending the weekend at his Florida resort after the two-day meetings with Xi. The Republican president, who took office on January 20, tweeted last week that the United States co...

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Demonstrations in Venezuela cities after opposition leader banned

Protesters clashed with security forces during protests in Venezuela on Saturday after a ban on a top opposition leader from office breathed life into a fractured movement and fueled the first susta...

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AAP MLA Ved Prakash joins BJP, blow to Kejriwal

According to Kejriwal, the AAP has made all calculations related to the residential house tax. The Delhi BJP chief also appealed to the people of Delhi not to fall in any "trap" of Aam Aadmi Party i...

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U.S. claims Tabqa dam is not in danger of bursting

U.S. claims Tabqa dam is not in danger of bursting

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) took between "60 to 70 percent" of the airport near Tabqa city on the Euphrates River on Sunday, but fighting continued in and around the facility, spokesman Talal...

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Pact day for India, Bangladesh

Pact day for India, Bangladesh

Modi held extensive discussions with Hasina, after which he announced a Dollars 4.5 billion credit line for implementation of projects in Bangladesh, in priority sector and an additional line of credi...

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Spicer Won't Say Assad Should Go, Presses Chemical Weapons Agreement

The United States launched 59 Tomahawk missiles at an airbase in Syria in response to what Trump described as "slaughter and bloodshed" in the country. One headline on Jones' site Wednesday read ...

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Government & Politics Trump and Xi Have a Lot to Discuss

President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping shake hands. This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. McMaster and Mattis presented Trump with three...

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'Gay Putin' photo banned as extremist propaganda by Russian state

Images depicting Russian President Vladimir Putin as a "gay clown" are now illegal, because reasons. A ruling banning the image, Radio Free Europe reports , "stemmed from a criminal case agains...

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Trump hails 'tremendous progress' with Chinese leader Xi

Mr Trump tweeted last week that the USA could no longer tolerate massive trade deficits and job losses. US President Donald Trump told South Korea on Saturday he had explained to China's Preside...

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Russian Federation metro explosion: One suspect in St. Petersburg subway blast identified

Russia's state investigative committee, a body with sweeping powers that is looking into the bomber's background, said in a statement it was looking into the backgrounds of people it suspected of b...

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Donald Trump, Xi Jinping announce plan to avoid trade row

Trump had promised during the campaign to stop what he called the theft of American jobs by China . The 100-day plan to improve trade ties was the only tangible announcement to come out of the meet...

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North and South Korea women face off in football match

North and South Korea women face off in football match

Another option would be to perform military exercises as a show of force in the region, using strategic bombers and practicing long range strikes, with the potential to take out some of North Korea'...

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Swedish police suspect arrested man was driver in truck attack

Swedish media say a truck has crashed into a department store in central Stockholm, killing three people. A friend of the suspect told Aftonbladet the man works in construction and sends his pay...

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Lakers top Kings for 3rd straight win

Lakers top Kings for 3rd straight win

That said, I believe that Markelle Fultz is the most talented player in the draft and has the best chance of becoming a superstar. "When we were playing well early in the year, that is what we were do...

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Defeating IS remains 'first priority' in Syria, Tillerson says

Defeating IS remains 'first priority' in Syria, Tillerson says

The escalation over Syria began Thursday after the USA fired missiles at a government air base citing a suspected chemical weapons attack on a Syrian rebel-held town. Members of New Jersey's congres...

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Xi-Trump meetings: Differences over thorny issues persist

But Mr Trump told the media: "I think we have made tremendous progress in our relationship with China". Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said that "the most interesting thing to me was they expressed ...

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Stockholm truck attack suspect from Uzbekistan

The authorities won't say whether the Uzbek was a legal resident or how long he had been in Sweden. Speaking at a press conference on Saturday, the head of Sweden's National police, Dan Eliason, s...

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UN Ambassador: US Prepared to Take Further Action Against Syria

UN Ambassador: US Prepared to Take Further Action Against Syria

At least six people were killed , Syria claimed , but the Pentagon said civilians were not targeted and the strike was aimed at a Syrian military airfield in Homs. The San Fernando Valley repres...

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Vucic wins Serbian presidential election with over 55% of votes

Vucic "has been presenting himself as a pro-European ever since he took power, and gave significant signs of his involvement, such as the 2013 Belgrade-Pristina agreement" on normalisation of ties wit...

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Pee Dee warned to brace for severe weather

Pee Dee warned to brace for severe weather

Meanwhile, Cullbreath says fallen trees are blocking many roads in the town of 2,300 and power was out nearly everywhere. In Georgia, National Weather Service meteorologist Laura Belanger said about...

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Rep. Brad Sherman says he supports USA missile strike on Syrian airbase

Speaking at the UN Security Council, Russia's deputy UN ambassador Vladimir Safronkov said the military strikes were a flagrant breach of worldwide law. The official pointed out the site is clearly ...

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Six people arrested after deadly St. Petersburg subway bombing

Veronika Skvortsova said in a televised briefing on Tuesday that 11 people died at the scene, one in an ambulance and two in hospital. In addition to killing 14 people, the blast on Monday wounded 6...

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Stockholm attack: 39-year-old Uzbek man believed to be the terrorist

Swedish authorities said four people had been killed and children were among the 15 others injured, nine of them seriously hurt. Dan Eliasson, the head of Sweden's national police, said investigator...

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Three teams to be axed as Super Rugby reverts to 15 - SANZAAR

Three teams to be axed as Super Rugby reverts to 15 - SANZAAR

While it would appear that the Rebels and the Force are the two teams most vulnerable, the ARU is believed to announce a forthcoming process to determine which team deserves to be cut. There were fi...

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Egypt church bombing kills at least 13 people

Coptic Christians make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population of 85 million. Pope Francis is due to visit Cairo on April 28-29 to show solidarity with Egypt's Christian community. There was no ...

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NewsAlert: Authorities say Stockholm truck attack suspect is Uzbekistan-born man

According to the Aftonbladet newspaper and Swedish radio, the suspect is a 39-year-old man from Uzbekistan. Swedes flew flags at half-staff Saturday to commemorate the four people killed and 15 wo...

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US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to America's top court

US Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to America's top court

The Supreme Court seat was controversial before Trump was even elected, as Democrats have long believed that the seat was "stolen" by Republicans due to the fact that Scalia died during the past yea...

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United Nations condemns North Korea missile test, Japan extends unilateral bans

United Nations condemns North Korea missile test, Japan extends unilateral bans

The parade will commemorate the 105th birth anniversary of founder Kim Il Sung. "If I were the United States military [.] I would plant code in all the missiles that could ever be launched, their gu...

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