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Indonesia says 6 slain militants were planning police attack

Indonesia says 6 slain militants were planning police attack

He said the six had refused appeals to surrender during a standoff that lasted several hours, and sparked the gun battle with mobile brigade and counter-terrorism police by throwing explosives. Nation...

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Swedish media name Stockholm truck attack suspect

Swedish media name Stockholm truck attack suspect

Authorities said he had applied for a residence permit in 2014, suggesting he came before the peak of Europe's refugee crisis in 2015. Police had been looking for him since the Swedish Migration Age...

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Special forces join airborne assault on Isis dam stronghold

This week, the SDF with air and fire support by USA military, have reached the dam's entrance through clashes with IS militants. He played down the danger that the dam would collapse because of exce...

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Man arrested in Stockholm truck attack was suspected before

Man arrested in Stockholm truck attack was suspected before

Intelligence agency chief Anders Thornberg said the man "has appeared in our intelligence gathering in the past", but had no previous links to extremism. King Carl XVI Gustaf announced he had cut shor...

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Police, Muslim Leaders Join Hands In Mourning At Westminster Bridge

Police, Muslim Leaders Join Hands In Mourning At Westminster Bridge

The statement added: "The incident lasted approximately 82 seconds - from the first time the vehicle mounted the pavement until the attacker was shot by police". Superintendent Jon Williams (centre) j...

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Canada province axes rule forcing women to wear high heels at work

Canada province axes rule forcing women to wear high heels at work

BC's local government found that these requirements put workers at risk of injuring themselves from slipping or falling, as well as potentially causing long-term injuries to the lower body, feet, legs...

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Trump Administration Is Contradicting Itself On Regime Change In Syria

Trump Administration Is Contradicting Itself On Regime Change In Syria

Syrian President Bashar Assad's government came under mounting worldwide pressure after a chemical attack in northern Syria, with even key ally Russian Federation saying its support is not uncondition...

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North Korea: The US strike on Syria was 'unforgivable'

Tillerson reiterated to CBS' "Face that Nation" that the administration's stance on Syria has not changed despite the missile strike and Trump's campaign pledge to put destroying ISIS at the top of hi...

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Proud families remember sacrifices on the 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

Three thousand, five hundred and ninety-eight Canadians were killed in the fighting. The four-day battle was a decisive victory for the Allies and important in the development of Canada's national i...

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S Korea test fires 800km-range missile

The U.S. Navy strike group Carl Vinson canceled a planned trip to Australia and is moving toward the western Pacific Ocean near the Korean peninsula as a show of force, a U.S. Trump on Wednesday pledg...

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Assad's allies warn United States against breach of 'red lines'

And the Kremlin said Russian President Vladimir Putin and Iran's leader Hassan Rouhani condemned the cruise-missile attack Thursday on Syria's Shayrat airfield and urged the United Nations Security Co...

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Victim in Pickering homicide was nine months pregnant, husband in custody

Victim in Pickering homicide was nine months pregnant, husband in custody

On Friday night, Durham police found the body of Goberdhan in a Pickering home with "obvious signs of trauma". Neighbours said they were "shocked" and "horrified" after waking up to yellow police ta...

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US military confirms N. Korea fired missile into Sea of Japan

It has conducted five nuclear tests - two since the beginning of previous year - and scores of missile tests. August 3, 2016: North Korea fires two missiles, one of them landing in Japan's economic ...

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Westbrook sets triple-double record, Thunder beat Nuggets

But the Thunder overcame a 10-point deficit in the final 3:19 and won at the buzzer on a 35-foot three-pointer from Russell Westbrook . Westbrook has a triple-double in three straight games against...

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Leahy, Welch, react to airstrikes launch in Syria

With Hillary Clinton appearing to agree that an attack on Syria was necessary and President Donald Trump threatening further action, what does Bernie Sanders think we should be doing to deal with Syri...

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Governor declares California drought officially over

Brown lifted most stipulations of an emergency order he implemented in January 2014, about two years after conditions developed into a drought. He also made it clear that the need for conservation...

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Blasts at Egyptian Coptic churches kill 43

A bomb exploded in a church north of Cairo that was packed with Palm Sunday worshippers, killing at least 26 people and wounding 71 others, officials said. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi cond...

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North Carolina finds redemption, beats Gonzaga to win National Title

North Carolina finds redemption, beats Gonzaga to win National Title

To return to the waning moments, Gonzaga trailed 66-65 with just under one minute to play when the Tar Heels' Joel Berry II attempted a three-point jumper. Shooting 34.8 percent from the field in th...

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United States missiles destroyed six planes, says Russian Federation

Syria has been the key to the Kremlin's relations with the United States since 2015, when Russian Federation intervened militarily to back Syrian President Bashar Assad in his country's bloody ci...

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Governor latest opposition leader targeted in Venezuela

Capriles, a two-time presidential candidate and current Miranda state governor, who was seen by many as the opposition's best chance in the presidential election scheduled for 2018, was banned Friday ...

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Egypt: 21 killed in explosion at Coptic Christian church

Egypt: 21 killed in explosion at Coptic Christian church

ISIS has claimed responsibility for two attacks on two Coptic churches in Egypt. President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi and Prime Minister Sherif Ismail are set to visit the Tanta site on Sunday and Sisi ha...

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Trump poised to strike North Korea

The US president reportedly pushed his Chinese counterpart to rein in North Korea and do more to curb its nuclear ambitions. North Korea reacted strongly to the USA attack on Syria, saying the strik...

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Abdullah Praises Govt's Efforts To Bring Home Malaysians From North Korea

To the question about Kim Jong-nam's body in Malaysia, Thae stressed that the North Korean regime does not want the existence and death of Kim Jong-nam to be known to the North Koreans. It did allow a...

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Boris Johnson Cancels Trip To Moscow Over Situation In Syria

In his first interview as President Donald Trump's top national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster on Sunday backed the USA missile attack on Syria last week , saying "we're prepared to do m...

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Putin: Criticism of Russian Federation protest arrests is 'interference'

Donald Trump and his administration have repeatedly denied any knowledge of Russia's interference with the USA election, albeit with some argumentative responses. It was revealed this week that there ...

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USA envoy says Syria's Assad must go after 'chemical attack'

US officials blame Moscow for propping up Assad. In an interview on " State of the Union ", the USA ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley, didn't directly answer whether the administration s...

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Violent clashes break out ahead of rally by far-right Le Pen

Violent clashes break out ahead of rally by far-right Le Pen

Rachline said a National Front activist was seriously injured during the clashes. Le Pen will face off against the other candidates in the first round of France's elections on April 23. The French...

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Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize

Trump, Xi showdown fails to materialize

Still, North Korea was a top priority for Trump in the meetings with Xi. But Tillerson did note Washington is prepared to come up with its own ways to solve the North Korea issue if Beijing doesn'...

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Renowned satirist John Clarke dead at 68

Renowned satirist John Clarke dead at 68

John Clarke hosts The Sounds of Aus on the ABC. Clarke collaborated with some of the country's leading performers, including Geoffrey Rush, Andrew Denton, Sam Neill and Gina Riley. His books include...

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UK's Johnson cancels Moscow visit after Syria gas attack

UK's Johnson cancels Moscow visit after Syria gas attack

Johnson was due to make the journey to the Russian capital on Monday, April 10. During a visit to Turkey, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson claimed that the future of Syrian President Bashar al-Ass...

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Syria Chemical Attack: US 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

Syria Chemical Attack: US 'disappointed' at Russia's Syria stance

The United States is "playing the terrorism game", Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said Saturday during his first phone talks with his U.S. counterpart Rex Tillerson since the USA air strikes...

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Russian bombing suspect identified

The arrests come a day after eight other central Asian men were arrested in St. Petersburg for allegedly recruiting people to join the Islamic State and other extremist groups. One unidentified source...

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Theresa May defends Saudi alliance amid human rights criticism

Theresa May defends Saudi alliance amid human rights criticism

Theresa May has defended her trip to Saudi Arabia, saying the UK's relationship with the kingdom is important "for our security, for trade and the future". " We are concerned about the humanitarian si...

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The Many Possible Shapes Of Trump's Border Wall

The Many Possible Shapes Of Trump's Border Wall

U.S. Customs and Border Protection will ask several of the bidders to build prototypes in San Diego. The ideas range from the relatively practical , like covering the wall with solar panels to po...

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Syria strike: Russia condemns Trump's 'flagrant violation' of international law

The chemical attack on Khan Sheikhoun on Tuesday triggered a USA missile attack two days later that struck a Syrian air base in central Syria killing nine people. The comments were Pyongyang's first s...

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