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Russian Federation on 'wrong side' of Syria argument, Theresa May says

In Washington , at a news conference with the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation secretary-general, President Trump was asked by the BBC's Jon Sopel if he thought it was possible that Syrian forces c...

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NFL world pays tribute to Steelers owner Dan Rooney

The team announced his death but details were not immediately available. "Few men have contributed as much to the National Football League as Dan Rooney ". Taoiseach Enda Kenny meanwhile commente...

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Asian shares mixed as Trump talks down US dollar

Market observers have largely interpreted Trump's comments as "jawboning" - a form of manipulation. "I said it was obsolete; it's no longer obsolete", the president said during a joint press ...

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Wall Street's Bull Sculptor Demands Removal of Fearless Girl

In addition to copyright issues, Siegel said he believed the statue of the girl violated Di Modica's rights under the Visual Artists Rights Act of 1990. The Fearless Girl statue as a counterpoin...

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Former Trump campaign chairman Manafort 'to register as foreign agent'

Last August, a handwritten ledger surfaced in Ukraine with dollar amounts and dates next to the name of Paul Manafort, who was then Donald Trump's campaign chairman. "The work in question was widely k...

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Teen girl convicted in fatal Del. school beating of classmate

Teen girl convicted in fatal Del. school beating of classmate

Her assailant was charged with criminally negligent homicide for her role in the fight, which was captured on cellphone video. Family Court Judge Robert Coonin found that Carr "struck the first ...

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India reiterates stand against chemical weapons use

But Mr Trump, who ordered missile strikes on a Syrian airfield in response to a chemical weapons attack earlier this month, appeared to rule out deeper United States involvement in the conflict. U.S...

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Pressure on President Zuma builds as South Africa girds for protests

Pressure on President Zuma builds as South Africa girds for protests

The divided ANC, however, is seeking to project an image of unity and says it will defeat an opposition bid to oust Zuma in a parliamentary vote of no confidence scheduled for April 18. A cool and con...

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United States ready to launch preemptive strike on North Korea

United States ready to launch preemptive strike on North Korea

The possibility of US military action gained traction after the US Navy fired 59 Tomahawk missiles at a Syrian airfield last week in response to a deadly gas attack. "North Korea is looking for troubl...

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Lexi Thompson's golf title bid derailed by TV viewer's email

She incurred a two-stroke penalty for playing from the wrong place, and a two-shot penalty for returning an incorrect scorecard. "[The fans] got me through the whole round", Thompson said after the ...

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Bashar Assad Tells AFP That Chemical Attack Was Western 'Fabrication'

Mr Assad told AFP that he would only allow an "impartial" investigation, involving "unbiased countries... to make sure that they won't use it for politicised purposes". He insisted several times tha...

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FBI Obtained Court Order To Monitor Former Trump Adviser's Communications

But Page, who has repeatedly changed his tune on the extent of his ties to Russian Federation, then claimed that he could not recall. And right on cue, Page moves into his no comment phase: "I have ...

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Today's Easter Egg Dash Postponed to Thursday

Children ages 0-3 will hunt in the tennis court while those ages 4-6 will hunt east of the large pavilion. If you're planning one for your kids and you're looking to mix it up a bit this year, there a...

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Wreath laid for 100th Anniversary of Vimy Ridge in Port

In that battle, Canadian soldiers, under British command, captured German positions across a four-mile ridge after British and French soldiers failed. "We will never forget". "As we honour such grea...

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Republicans keep Kansas House seat in special election

Democrat James Thompson speaks to supporters at the Murdock Theatre in Wichita , Kan., Tuesday, April, 11, 2017. Republican Ron Estes beat back a surprisingly strong challenge from an unheralde...

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Soldier jailed for killing teen athletes with car

Soldier jailed for killing teen athletes with car

The court heard he did not see the red light at the crossing because he was distracted by vomit left in the passenger area of the vehicle by a colleague. She described her daughter as "a truly extraor...

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Led coalition airstrike kills 18 Syrian allies

Led coalition airstrike kills 18 Syrian allies

Central Command announced. The coalition airstrike occurred Tuesday near Tabqah, where US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces are engaged in a key battle against the Islamic State over a strategically ...

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MOAB, tested at Eglin AFB, dropped on ISIS

The White House said that the operation targeted a system of tunnels and caves that ISIS fighters use to move around and target U.S. military as well as Afghan forces. Asked Thursday if he authorized ...

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ISIS fighters killed by USA 'mother of all bombs'

After the military operation in Nangarhar province, Trump told reporters at the White House that the North Korea problem will be taken care of. The Pentagon said the strike was the first time th...

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Assad: Chemical Attack on Khan Shaykhun '100 Percent Fabricated'

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said relations between their countries have sunk to a dangerously low level that presents risks for both nations and the w...

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Canada Has No Plans To Clear Existing Criminal Records For Pot Possession

In spite of many lawmaker's enthusiasm for the proposed law, Canada's nation-wide legalization of recreational cannabis could conflict with worldwide drug treaties which still ban the substance. With ...

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Opposition parties vow to keep the pressure on President Zuma

Newsweek takes a look at what might be on President Zuma's alternative birthday list. The rand is forecast to further depreciate to 14 to the dollar by March next year according to Reuters data, c...

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North Korea official blames Trump for rising tensions

North Korea official blames Trump for rising tensions

A US navy aircraft carrier is heading toward the Korean Peninsula as Pyongyang prepares for the 105th anniversary of the birth of its founder Kim Il Sung this weekend. The first and most controversial...

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Locals form human ribbon to celebrate Autism Awareness Month

Locals form human ribbon to celebrate Autism Awareness Month

Almost 200 came out for the special sensory movie showing at the Carmike Promenade 12. Given that we're faced with an administration who is looking to cut everything the government does to aid our p...

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Sweden questioning seven people over deadly truck attack

Sweden questioning seven people over deadly truck attack

Four people are confirmed to have died in the attack; two Swedish nationals - one reported to be an 11-year-old girl, a British man and a Belgian woman. Swedish police said Saturday that they had foun...

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Led coalition airstrike mistakenly killed 18 Syrian rebels on April 11 - Pentagon

Led coalition airstrike mistakenly killed 18 Syrian rebels on April 11 - Pentagon

This story has not been edited by Firstpost staff and is generated by auto-feed. This comes at a time when the Defense Department had already launched a probe into previous attacks gone wrong, inclu...

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Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east

Destruction in fight to take west Mosul worse than east

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi, who is also the commander-in-chief of the armed forces, announced the start of an offensive on February 19 to drive extremist militants out of the western side of...

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Russian Federation warns of serious consequences from United States strike in Syria

Russian Federation warns of serious consequences from United States strike in Syria

The president is required to confer with Congress until United States forces are no longer needed, according to the measure. "The US attempted to justify its aggression with fabricated arguments t...

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Australia to help India train 4 lakh trainers, assessors

Australia to help India train 4 lakh trainers, assessors

Mr Modi said, challenges like terrorism and cyber security requires global strategy and solutions. Simon Birmingham, Australia's Minister for Education and Training, today said their government has ...

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Zuma warns against racism resurgence in S

Zuma warns against racism resurgence in S

The so-called National Day of Action protests are scheduled to coincide with Zuma's 75th birthday. This time, the galvanizing issue is not race, but Zuma's leadership - most recently, his controversia...

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Strike kills 15, including 4 children, in Syria's Idlib

The Observatory, which relies on a network of sources inside Syria for its information, says it determines whose planes carry out raids according to type, location, flight patterns and munitions used....

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OPCW Chemical Weapons Agency Sends Fact-Finding Mission To Syria

Syrian authorities - "abetted by Russia's continuing efforts to bury the truth" - still possess and use chemical weapons, an American diplomat told the worldwide chemical weapons watchdog on Thursday....

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Free Murwillumbah Easter egg hunt on Saturday (April 15)

Free Murwillumbah Easter egg hunt on Saturday (April 15)

With Easter on Sunday, several community groups are holding egg hunts this weekend. One adult will be allowed to hunt with each child in the Ages 1-3 group. Bring your own basket. It takes place betwe...

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Potential Matches in U.S., 10 Each in Mexico, Canada

Potential Matches in U.S., 10 Each in Mexico, Canada

Sunil Gulati, president of USA football, said all games from the quarter-finals forward would be played in the USA under the proposal. Canada has hosted the Women's World Cup in 2015 and Under-20 ...

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U.S. ambassador: Regime change in Syria is a priority for Trump administration

Foreign Minister Julie Bishop told Sky News the latest chemical weapons attack showed Assad could not be part of the political outcome in Syria. The Syrian government has denied it was behind the atta...

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