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Trump defends attack on Syria; demands 'end the slaughter'

As a civilian, the NY businessman pondered similarly heinous circumstances when Barack Obama was president, and he reached different conclusions. Donald Trump was briefed by his national security te...

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Trump threatens to undermine Obamacare to get Democrats to negotiate

One of the key claims , Politico says, will be in the area of "accountability", which will entail making the case that Trump is "following through on swamp-draining campaign promises such as lobbyi...

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Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

Iran's Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

In what appears to be a surprise move, former Iranian president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has filed to run in the country's presidential election. Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, seated ce...

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US warships deployed to Korean peninsula

US warships deployed to Korean peninsula

The development comes in response to North Korea's " reckless , irresponsible" conduct, a United States navy official said, referring to recent missile tests. It will be the San Diego-based carrier's ...

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Movement of US Navy strike group a reaction to North Korea -McMaster

Trump himself often measures the success of his diplomatic efforts by the personal relationship he's able to forge, and his first face-to-face meeting with Xi was no different. Xi reciprocated Trump's...

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United Nations issues brief condemnation of new settlement

A White House official noted Netanyahu had made a commitment to the Amona settlers before U.S. President Donald Trump and the Israeli leader agreed to work on limiting settlement activity. Israel's se...

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United will no longer use police to remove passengers from flights

In an interview with ABC's " Good Morning America " aired Wednesday, United parent company CEO Oscar Munoz said he felt "ashamed" watching video of the man being forced off the jet. "He was very emph...

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President Trump officially signs resolution to overturn FCC Internet privacy rules

As reported by The Hill , the tool allowing the president to overturn a recently passed piece of agency regulation also means the agency can not introduce similar rules in the future. Comcast , Veri...

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After Syrian Airstrikes, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson Cancels Russia Trip

Boris Johnson cancelled the visit, scheduled for 10 April, on Saturday, saying events in Syria had changed priorities. Ms Bishop said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Russian Federatio...

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Swedish police say truck attack suspect showed ISIS sympathies

A British man is among four people who were killed when a truck was driven into pedestrians in Stockholm . In February his case was handed to police to deport him after he had failed to leave the...

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Apart from Kulbhushan Jadhav, 362 Indians languish in Pakistani jails

Apart from Kulbhushan Jadhav, 362 Indians languish in Pakistani jails

According to the Pakistan defence minister, the trial of Jadhav lasted three-and-a-half months. He added, "Jadhav is a kidnapped innocent Indian, who is a retired officer of the Indian navy and thes...

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N.Korea calls United States bombing of Syria 'unacceptable'

Strolling on the grounds of Mar-a-Lago, the two leaders appeared to be old school friends - not adversaries - reunited. On the night of the Chinese President's arrival, a USA airstrike on an airbase...

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Dozens killed in bombings at Coptic churches; Islamic State claims responsibility

Dozens killed in bombings at Coptic churches; Islamic State claims responsibility

As Egyptians bid tearful farewell to the those who died in the terror attacks on Palm Sunday , the Egyptian government declared that the state of emergency across the country will be effective from t...

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Pak's top Generals say no compromise will be made on Jadhav

Pak's top Generals say no compromise will be made on Jadhav

Pakistan's top military Generals today decided not to make any "compromise" on the death sentence given to Indian national Kulbushan Jadhav on spying charges, notwithstanding India's stern warning tha...

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Sharknado? Cyclone Debbie Rains Down Sea Creatures in Australia

Sharknado? Cyclone Debbie Rains Down Sea Creatures in Australia

While power has been restored to 15,000 homes and businesses, Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk says about 50,000 remain without after nearly four days blacked out. Premier Annastacia Palaszczu...

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Syria chemical attack investigator moves on to new UN post

United States President Donald Trump on Wednesday laid bare the deepened rift caused over Syria and other issues with Russian Federation, and said that relations between Washington and Moscow "may...

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United States intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military and chemical experts

Not long before Trump spoke in Washington, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson struck a similar tone after an nearly two-hour meeting with Putin , saying the two countries had reached a "low point" in r...

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Princes William and Harry commemorate Vimy Ridge Battle centenary in France

Princes William and Harry commemorate Vimy Ridge Battle centenary in France

They were also joined by Prince Charles, French President Francois Hollande, Canadian Governor General David Johnson and his wife Sharon, and Trudeau's wife, Sophie Grégoire Trudeau. "Canada was born ...

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Trump Flip Flops Again: China NOT a Currency Manipulator

Trump Flip Flops Again: China NOT a Currency Manipulator

WALL STREET: Industrial, materials and energy companies led US stocks modestly lower before markets were due to be closed Friday for a holiday. Trading was subdued as investors monitored brewing geopo...

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U.S. 'squabbles' and 'lies' keeping Trump away from a meeting, Putin says

Russian President Vladimir Putin said the country didn't try influencing the election. They are used for domestic American political agendas. The United States diplomats are allowed to interact free...

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US, Mexico & Canada confirm joint bid to host the 2026 World Cup

Gulati said the initial plans were to stage 60 of the 80 World Cup games in the USA, with Canada and Mexico hosting 10 games each. Gulati was understandably not keen to get into a discussion on pol...

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Iran's Former President Has Registered To Run For Office Again

Reporters with the Associated Press news agency described watching as stunned election officials processed the hardliner's paperwork on Wednesday. "The irony is that by spoiling the conservatives' g...

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Trump Informed Chinese President Of Striking Syria While Eating Cake

And I was given the message from the generals. What do you do?' And we made the determination to do it, so the missiles are on the way. This is during dessert . "How did he react?" "I just wonder wha...

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Malala becomes honorary Canadian, notes Trudeau's tattoos

Malala becomes honorary Canadian, notes Trudeau's tattoos

Trudeau said later he was inspired by her words. She is also the youngest to receive honorary Canadian citizenship - a privilege previously granted to five others including Nelson Mandela, the Dalai L...

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Marine Le Pen Denies France's Role In Major Holocaust Raid

Marine Le Pen Denies France's Role In Major Holocaust Raid

Le Pen senior, who founded the far-right National Front party in 1972 and is estranged from his daughter, has been convicted repeatedly for anti-Semitic and racist comments such as calling the Holocau...

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Foreign journalists in North Korea gather for "big event" amid tensions

A USA naval strike group, led by the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier, following a regularly scheduled assignment in Singapore, was ordered to head north "as a prudent measure" instead of heading to...

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McCain blasts Russian Federation over spreading influence in Balkans

Trump has consistently misrepresented the financial obligations of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation members, saying they "owe vast sums" in dues and the situation is unfair to the United States. Tru...

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China reportedly sent 150000 troops to North Korea's border

Global observers fear that North Korea may conduct another nuclear test this weekend on the anniversary of the founding of the Kim regime, but the USA has broadcast loud and clear that nuclear postu...

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Foreign agencies may have abducted ex-Army officer

Foreign agencies may have abducted ex-Army officer

It has been a week since retired Army officer Colonel Habib Zahir went missing from Nepal and there is still no trace of him. Habib, who retired in October 2014 and belonged to artillery, was now em...

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Korea Missile Test: US 'Has Spoken Enough About North Korea'

Korea Missile Test: US 'Has Spoken Enough About North Korea'

Any launch of objects using the ballistic missile technology is a violation of U.N. Security Council resolutions, but the North has defied the ban as infringement of its sovereign rights to self-defen...

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Rebekah Mason's husband fired from Alabama government job

Jon Mason worked as the head of SERVE Alabama, the Governor's Office of Faith-Based and Volunteer Services. The status of Ivey's cabinet remains unknown. of Commerce] and gotten briefed up on some o...

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Tensions soar high as North Korea readies nuclear test, says report

Tensions soar high as North Korea readies nuclear test, says report

Pre-emptive strikes on North Korea are not a priority or an objective for the new administration, according to a senior US official. Another step could be a ban on North Korean seafood exports, Py...

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North Korea Says to Prepare for 'Big and Important' Event

North Korea Says to Prepare for 'Big and Important' Event

During the call with Trump, Xi said that China wants to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula but insists on doing so peacefully, according to a brief summary by the Chinese government. Pyongyang has ...

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Teen accidentally shoots self on Instagram Live

Teen accidentally shoots self on Instagram Live

Her daughter started screaming to her to turn Malachi's phone off after she noticed he filmed the entire incident on Instagram Live. Stephens said that after hearing the noise, she and her daughter ...

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Trump on North Korea Threats: We Are Sending an Armada

But the Trump administration has been unusually outspoken about retaining pre-emptive military options against North Korea . The American forces are closely intertwined with their South Korean part...

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