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Key facts on the possible impeachment of Alabama's governor

Robert Bentley has resigned as governor of the state of Alabama. Bentley signed a plea deal that requires him to reimburse the almost $9,000 his campaign spent on the legal fees of former aide Rebek...

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North Korea condemns U.S. aircraft carrier deployment

North Korea condemns U.S. aircraft carrier deployment

Tension on the Korean peninsula has been increasing amid suspicions that Pyongyang may be preparing a new missile or nuclear test this month. "President Xi clearly understands, and - and I think agr...

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Hundreds expected to comment on Baltimore police reforms

Hundreds expected to comment on Baltimore police reforms

In January, the city and the Justice Department announced that they'd reached an agreement to overhaul the police department. "The consent decree needs to be passed for us to feel we can call on...

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United States, Canada and Mexico to bid for 2026 World Cup

United States, Canada and Mexico to bid for 2026 World Cup

But what was newsworthy about Monday's fanfare was President Donald Trump backing the bid despite Mexico's involvement. "The president of the U.S. He was joined by United States Soccer Federation ...

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U.S. officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack

U.S. officials say Russian inaction enabled Syria chemical attack

And on its way out the door in January of this year, the Obama Treasury quietly introduced new sanctions against Syrian officials involved in chemical warfare. In his first televised interview , H....

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Kremlin, angry at Syria missile strike, says Putin won't meet Tillerson

Kremlin, angry at Syria missile strike, says Putin won't meet Tillerson

Last week's nerve gas attack in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun, which killed more than 80 people, stirred Trump - who was previously cool to the idea of USA intervention - to strike for the fir...

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Explosion near police headquarters in Turkey's Diyarbakir

Explosion near police headquarters in Turkey's Diyarbakir

It said other people injured in the explosion were being treated in hospitals, but did not provide a number. The state-run Anadolu Agency said surrounding buildings and cars parked nearby were damag...

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Children of Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner perform for Chinese president

He's also criticized China for grabbing jobs that could otherwise go to Americans. Didn't he promise to slap Chinese imports with 45% tariffs? Xi and Trump agreed to a 100-day plan for trade talks t...

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Indian PM Condemns Attacks in Egypt

Indian PM Condemns Attacks in Egypt

The gruesome bombings have left the Coptic Christian community in fear for their safety, especially in the week ahead. The mourners took their anger out on security services and the interior minis...

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Anne Hathaway felt intimidated by birthday snaps on Pinterest

Anne Hathaway felt intimidated by birthday snaps on Pinterest

Not simply for plot spoilers (though that's certainly an issue) but because the sense of "surprise" in watching a movie can just as easily come from being unprepared for a shift in tone or an acting d...

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Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect USA interest

Trump tells Congress Syria attack ordered to protect USA interest

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson (C) and Canada's Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland, pose for a family photo during a G7 for foreign ministers in Lucca, Italy, April 10, 2017 . That wou...

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Tom Ridge, Fmr DHS Secretary says Syria Attack was 'Smart'

Tom Ridge, Fmr DHS Secretary says Syria Attack was 'Smart'

The move followed a deadly USA air strike on the Shayrat airfield of the Syrian air forces, believed by Washington to be the base for warplanes that carried out the chemical attack on a rebel-held t...

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Girardi: Yankees' Sanchez Out 4 Weeks With Arm Injury

Girardi: Yankees' Sanchez Out 4 Weeks With Arm Injury

Gary Sanchez said he was "mentally prepared" for any timetable regarding his biceps injury. Sanchez has never had an injury of this sort, and when the 2016 AL Rookie of the Year runner-up couldn't ...

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Ousted South Korean President jailed on bribery charges

If the court rejects the arrest request, prosecutors can still indict and charge her. The presidential immunity that shielded her from criminal prosecution since her inauguration in February 2013 wa...

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Shinzo Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, N. Korea

Shinzo Abe praises Trump's security commitment after call on Syria, N. Korea

A similar phone call took place Friday with South Korea's acting president, Hwang Kyo-ahn, the White House said. But in a meeting with a South Korean official late past year, he said Beijing is aware ...

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Kyrgios Clinches, Aussies Set to Face Belgium in Davis Cup Semis

Kyrgios Clinches, Aussies Set to Face Belgium in Davis Cup Semis

Hewitt was delighted by the performances of his two singles stars, but wasn't ready to start thinking of a potential semi-final against either 2015 finalists Belgium or Italy . Hewitt said it was n...

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Lavrov to Tillerson: US attack in Syria plays into terrorists' hands

Lavrov to Tillerson: US attack in Syria plays into terrorists' hands

The U.K. -based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights says at least 35 people were killed in two separate air strikes in Syria - with forces on the opposing side of the country's civil war suspected...

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North Korea calls Syria strikes 'unforgivable'

That could indicate that the relationship between the two countries remains stable, despite Trump's fiery accusations during his campaign, and afterward, that China has stolen USA manufacturing jobs. ...

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Pakistan's army sentences alleged Indian spy to death

Over the last one year that he has been under arrest, the Pakistani authorities refused to act on the multiple requests made by the Indian High Commission in Islamabad seeking consular access to Yad...

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Trump explained United States position on THAAD to Xi: South Korea

Trump explained United States position on THAAD to Xi: South Korea

Chinese President Xi Jinping and his U.S. counterpart, Donald Trump , wrapped up their first meeting on Friday and set a constructive tone for the future development of China-U.S. Trump asked Xi for ...

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Trump Congratulates Military for Successful 'Attack' in Syria

Trump Congratulates Military for Successful 'Attack' in Syria

Some still in diapers. In an interview with CBS , Tillerson described Russia's explanation for the suspected chemical attack as "not plausible" and "not credible". Iran has provided crucial milita...

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Malaysia releases body of Kim Jong Nam to North Korea

Declining to reveal them, Najib said Malaysia held firm to its stand that the two North Korean suspects holed up in the embassy - second secretary Hyon Kwang-song and Air Koryo employee Kim Uk-il - mu...

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Nikki Haley Changes Course: Removal of Syria's Assad Now US Priority

Nikki Haley Changes Course: Removal of Syria's Assad Now US Priority

Syria will not know peace under Bashar al-Assad, the USA ambassador to the United Nations has said in comments that signal Washington's policy is moving towards regime change following a deadly ch...

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Passenger getting dragged off sparks uproar

Passenger getting dragged off sparks uproar

This resulted in United Airlines to randomly select passengers to leave the flight. If the passenger will be delayed more than two hours - or four hours for global flights - the airline must pay h...

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China bars wife of detained Taiwan activist from visiting

China bars wife of detained Taiwan activist from visiting

More than a week later, China's Taiwan Affairs Office said Li had been detained on suspicion on endangering national security but gave no information on his whereabouts. "I wonder why China needs to s...

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Bacon agrees with US airstrike on Syria but proceed with caution

Bacon agrees with US airstrike on Syria but proceed with caution

As Peter Baker at the New York Times notes, there's been a notable absence of taunting or chest-beating or defensive tirades from our tweeter-in-chief. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has crit...

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Britain will wait for final European Union guidelines on Gibraltar - May's spokesman

Britain will wait for final European Union guidelines on Gibraltar - May's spokesman

And then there is the fact that Spanish, Gibraltarian, British and other workers can move freely back and forth over the border. Later the same day he said he wasn't supporting war but "I can see ...

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"Alabama's Robert Bentley, aka the 'Luv Guv", gives up

Lurleen Wallace, the wife of former Gov. George C. Wallace, was elected governor in 1966 when her husband could not run for a second term. Robert Bentley was booked into the Montgomery County Jail...

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Canadian National Vimy Memorial highlights

Indeed, we have that responsibility. "Many Canadians paid a awful price for this historic victory at Vimy, and I am humbled and honoured to be part of a company that has contributed so much to prote...

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Basque group ETA hands over tons of weapons to France

The letter, dated Friday and signed with ETA's seal, is the group's first public communique in more than five years, since it gave up the violence it waged to achieve an independent Basque state in so...

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U.S. vows to protect innocents, rallies G-7 support

This satellite image released by the U.S. Department of Defense shows a damage assessment image of Shayrat air base in Syria, following U.S. Tomahawk Land Attack Missile strikes on Friday, April 7, 20...

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Great Ocean Road bus crash Apollo Bay 38-year-old man dead

Great Ocean Road bus crash Apollo Bay 38-year-old man dead

A 38-year-old man, who is reportedly a Taiwanese national, died at the scene, according to 9News. The remaining 21 passengers were assessed by paramedics at the scene and treated for minor injuries....

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Closing arguments set in ex-NFL star's double murder trial

Closing arguments set in ex-NFL star's double murder trial

The judge is expected to conclude his instructions on Friday morning, at which time the jury will begin its deliberations. He also sought to discredit the testimony of prosecution witness Alexand...

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Donald Trump predicts greatness for new Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch

And someone who, with his lifetime appointment, will outlast the President in the upper echelons of government. The fact that Trump used his Twitter account judiciously also does not sway Olsen, who...

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Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province, says Observatory

Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province, says Observatory

The US has said its Syria strategy centres on persuading President Vladimir Putin to stop supporting Assad. Mr. Trump is weighing next steps after ordering airstrikes last week. He did not rule ou...

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