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British FM cancels Moscow visit over 'developments in Syria'

The White House separately suggested that barrel bombs dropped by Assad's forces could be one of the military actions in Syria that could prompt a United States response - if chemicals were involved. ...

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Trump explained USA position on THAAD to Xi - South Korea

Trump explained USA position on THAAD to Xi - South Korea

State-run Chinese tabloid Global Times said the meeting "served as an indicator that the China-US relationship is still very much on course since the Trump administration took office in January", and ...

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Australia, Belgium, France, Serbia into Davis Cup semis

His biggest problem was the surface: Evans is not a clay-court player, indeed had not played on this surface, at any level, since losing in the first round of qualifying at Roland Garros nearly three ...

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ISIS Deputy Leader, Officials Killed by Airstrike in Iraq

ISIS Deputy Leader, Officials Killed by Airstrike in Iraq

The spokesman of the US-led anti-Islamic State coalition could not immediately be reached for comment. Hundreds of thousands more civilians are still trapped inside west Mosul after Iraqi forces and...

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North Korea: Syria missile attack justifies nuclear program

North Korea: Syria missile attack justifies nuclear program

Mr. Tillerson said on Friday the United States may take its own measure in dealing with Pyongyang. U.S. President Donald Trump will review options to remove the threat posed by North Korea's nuclear...

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Dispute over Gibraltar reveals hotheadedness of post-Brexit Britain

Dispute over Gibraltar reveals hotheadedness of post-Brexit Britain

The EU's decision to let Spain sign off on any future agreements on Gibraltar once Brexit has taken effect caused uproar in the U.K. As well as highlighting the complexity of the Brexit negotiations...

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Neil Gorsuch sworn into US Supreme Court

Trump revels in the biggest political victory of his presidency at a White House ceremony in which his Supreme Court pick Neil Gorsuch is sworn in, poised to make an instant impact on a court once aga...

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Keying in on the front against sexual assault

Keying in on the front against sexual assault

The annual communitywide Sexual Assault Vigil will be at 6:30 p.m. April 19 at the YWCA, 213 S. First Ave. The objective of the event is to increase awareness of the impact of sexual assault and break...

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At least two dead, two wounded in Southern California school shooting

Cedric Anderson married Karen Elaine Smith in late January, but the couple had been estranged for at least a month before her walked into a her elementary school in San Bernardino , California. The s...

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Hernando County wildfire burns at least 1100 acres

We have a heavily marched area. "With the wind direction that we have, it is east, northeast, it will back slowly into the main fire and that takes away the fuel load so the fire no longer has forwa...

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Boris Johnson pulls out of Russian Federation visit following chemical attack in Syria

Elsewhere in Syria, a pair of activist groups reported that a US -led coalition airstrike hit a boat carrying civilians fleeing across the Euphrates River, killing seven members of the same family...

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Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court; Conservatives Celebrate

Neil Gorsuch Confirmed to Supreme Court; Conservatives Celebrate

Senate Republican leaders countered with the so-called "nuclear option," a manoeuvre that changed the chamber's rules so that moving Gorsuch - and all subsequent Supreme Court nominees - ahead for a f...

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Egypt declares state of emergency after attacks

It will allow police to detain for 45 days suspects " known to the security services but for whom there is not enough evidence to go to trial ", said parliament member Yehia Kedwani . Despite the fea...

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Fire ravages migrant camp in France

Fire ravages migrant camp in France

Fire blazes through the Grande-Synthe migrant camp . A huge blaze is destroying wooden shelters at a migrant camp in northern France, hours after a clash involving up to 150 migrants that sent t...

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8-Year-Old Boy Dead After San Bernardino School Shooting

The second injured student, a 9-year-old boy, is now in stable condition at a local hospital. "We believe this to be a murder suicide ", Police Chief Jarrod Burguan tweeted . Jonathan Martinez di...

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Garcia wins first major at the Masters in a playoff

His first major didn't come without a fight. "Under the gun, with the pressure, it's not that easy to do", Garcia said. The playoff didn't last long. "It's been an unbelievable week, and I'm going...

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Warships dispatched to Korean peninsula

Warships dispatched to Korean peninsula

US National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster on Sunday criticised North Korea as a rogue nation engaged in provocative behaviour and said denuclearisation of the peninsula "must happen". The move of t...

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Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest

Venezuelans pour into Caracas streets in anti-Maduro protest

As the sea of protesters approached the headquarters of a state-run PDVSA oil company, the protesters were faced with rubber bullets and a curtain of eye-scorching tear gas. The national comptroller e...

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N.Korea calls USA bombing of Syria 'unacceptable'

Speculation of an imminent nuclear test is brewing as North Korea marks major anniversaries this month, including the 105th birthday of its founding leader, which is usually celebrated with a demonstr...

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Man who killed wife at California school called her 'angel'

Chief Burguan has stated that "two adults are deceased in a classroom" including the shooter. An overflow crowd gathered at sunset at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in San Bernardino to mourn and...

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McCain Responds To Syria Chemical Attack, Blames Trump Administration

U.S. ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley said on Friday the Trump administration was ready to take further steps if needed. Trump said he was sending the letter as part of his efforts "to...

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United States vows to keep up pressure on Syria after missile strikes

The claims that Russian Federation was complicit in the chemical attack are based on analysis of the movements of a drone just before the attack, it has been claimed. "There's not any sort of option w...

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Military Strike on North Korea - Only Option?

Still, North Korea has warned that it, too, is prepared to stage a pre-emptive strike , and the USA and South Korean militaries were on alert for a possible sixth nuclear test or other provocation th...

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North Korea issues warning as United States strike group heads to Korean Peninsula

North Korea issues warning as United States strike group heads to Korean Peninsula

The Carl Vinson Strike Group departed from the home base of San Diego on January 5 for planned deployment to the western Pacific. "Third Fleet ships operate forward with a goal: to safeguard US inte...

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Kremlin spokesman: Russia-US relations 'maybe even worse' than Cold War

In May, Finland is set to assume the rotating leadership of the Arctic Council, which also includes Canada, Denmark, Iceland, Norway, Russia, Sweden and the United States. More than 1,000 people were ...

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Donald Trump's former NSA will testify, but wants immunity

Donald Trump's former NSA will testify, but wants immunity

Those payments became a source of controversy for the former national security adviser and retired three-star Army general who was forced to resign from the Trump administration earlier this year. Mel...

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U.S. air strike causes deaths at Syria base, says Homs governor

U.S. air strike causes deaths at Syria base, says Homs governor

Syrian Observatory of Human Rights reported that Syrian warplanes took off from the airbase hit by USA missile attack and reportedly hit the rebel forces held areas in eastern Homs. The US strikes "ta...

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What happens next in Northern Ireland?

What happens next in Northern Ireland?

The controversial energy scheme which prompted Sinn Fein to pull the plug on the executive was introduced by Foster when she was economy minister. He said the focus must be on intensifying efforts t...

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Hillary Clinton Called for Strikes on Syrian Airfields Shortly Before Trump's Announcement

Hillary Clinton Called for Strikes on Syrian Airfields Shortly Before Trump's Announcement

The former first lady also called for an "independent, non-partisan investigation", particularly given recent revelations that a number of Trump associates have been in contact with Russian officials...

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Muslim youths, police link hands to mark London terror attack

Muslim youths, police link hands to mark London terror attack

His inquest was opened at Westminster Coroner's Court and adjourned to May. Schoolchildren clutching yellow roses held signs reading, "Islam says no to terror" and "Please don't kill innocent people...

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Macron's lead narrows in French presidential election: polls

In a sequence on "moralising politics", Philippe Poutou, a Ford factory worker running for the New Anticapitalist Party, laid into both during the debate. Last Saturday, Macron warned a rally in the s...

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Iraq's influential cleric urges Assad to step down

Iraq's influential cleric urges Assad to step down

The statement came just days after the United States launched missile strikes on a Syrian airbase in response to a Syrian chemical weapons attack that killed and injured scores of civilians. B...

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Le Pen criticized for denying French blame in WWII roundup

Le Pen criticized for denying French blame in WWII roundup

An inquiry was opened under a French law which bans the distribution of violent images, after Le Pen tweeted images of killings by ISIS militants in December 2015. Israel's Foreign Ministry has condem...

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Erdogan calls for further steps against Syrian regime

Erdogan calls for further steps against Syrian regime

For that to happen, he said, "this oppressive Assad needs to go". A camp in Jarablus was being prepared for around 3,500, he said, without saying where the other refugees would be taken. Çavuşoğlu sai...

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At Least Four Shot In San Bernardino School Shooting

Burguan said it's possible those two were students. A second student was wounded by the gunman, who authorities said had a criminal history that included domestic violence and weapons charges. Pare...

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