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Putin, Tillerson discuss bad state of US-Russian ties, Kremlin says

And like his predecessors, Donald Trump is running into a thicket of obstacles, new and old, to even maintaining a functioning relationship with Moscow . Trump said, "I would like to think that they...

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USA says chemical weapons attack in Syria was 'war crime'

After the failed U.S. Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba, Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev had arranged with Cuban premier Fidel Castro to position nuclear missiles in Cuba. At the meeting, the sides had a ...

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Egypt beefs up security around churches ahead of Easter

Egypt's main diocese, Coptic Orthodox Diocese of Minya has announced that it will tone down the festive celebrations of Easter; out of respect for the victims of the recent attacks on two churches in...

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US Bombs Khorasan Group Stronghold In Afghanistan

For all its destructive capabilities, the MOAB is still only the second largest conventional bomb in the United States arsenal, coming second only to the Massive Ordnance Penetrator (MOP) which has ye...

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Christie: Ex-Trump aide deserves 'presumption of innocence' on Russian Federation

Washington D.C. [USA], Apr 12: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) obtained a secret court order a year ago to monitor the communications of Carter Page, an advisor to President Donald Trump du...

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U.S. drops 'mother of all bombs' on Islamic State in Afghanistan

The bomb was dropped by an MC-130 aircraft, stationed in Afghanistan and operated by Air Force Special Operations Command, Pentagon spokesman Adam Stump told CNN . "In that sense, it was a modest tac...

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Libyan coast guard says 97 missing after migrant boat sinks

According to survivors, those missing include 15 women and five children, General Ayoub Kacem told AFP. "What we know is that migrants who fall into the hands of smugglers face systematic malnutriti...

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Easter Weekend Warm Up

Easter Sunday will be "mostly dry over the south but showers or showery rain may affect parts of the west and north". The best day for lazy seafood lunches and barbecues however will be Easter Mo...

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Charleston Church Shooter Dylann Roof Pleads Guilty to 9 State Murder Counts

The guilty pleas on the thirteen state charges he faced resulted in nine consecutive life sentences without the possibility of parole for murder The three attempted murder charges carried thirty y...

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Police Find Body of First African-American Muslim Judge in Hudson River

Police Find Body of First African-American Muslim Judge in Hudson River

According to the New York Police Department, their harbor unit responded to a report of a person floating by the river's shore near upper Manhattan at approximately 1:45pm local time. Jonathan Lippm...

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North Korea is proving its nuclear prowess with land and sea missiles

The launch was near Kalma in eastern Wonsan province, where North Korea previously attempted to test its mobile-launched Musudan intermediate-range ballistic missile. Tillerson's approach-denying the ...

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Protests mount in Venezuela after court's power grab

Protests mount in Venezuela after court's power grab

The court move also brought condemnations and concern from the United States, Organization of American States (OAS), European Union, major Latin American nations and the top U.N. The three-hour meetin...

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In Iraq, Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, upbeat on Mosul

GenDunford invited Kushner and Tom Bossert, White House homeland security adviser, to accompany him so they could hear "first-hand and unfiltered" from military advisers about the situation on the gro...

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Graham very hawkish on ISIS and Assad, more troops, more Trump action

US President Donald Trump ordered the strikes after he blamed Assad for last week's chemical attack, which killed at least 70 people, many of them children, in the Syrian town of Khan Sheikhoun. Secre...

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US' 'mother of all bombs' killed 36 ISIS terrorists, confirms Afghanistan

The "MOAB" - which stands for Massive Ordnance Air Blast but is also known as "The Mother of All Bombs" - was dropped from a USA aircraft at 7 p.m. local time in the Nangarhar Province of Afghanistan....

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Egypt's Sisi says three-month state of emergency to be declared

Egypt's Sisi says three-month state of emergency to be declared

But Mossad says though people are angry, many of them are not letting the attack by ISIS weaken their belief. The pair arrived at the church early Sunday morning to start the Palm Sunday mass; Besho...

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North Korea Might Be Preparing For Another Nuclear Test Soon

North Korea Might Be Preparing For Another Nuclear Test Soon

Trump has promised to "be effective" on North Korea, and called on China to play a role containing the regime's nuclear program. The White House meanwhile has sent "an armada " to the Korean peni...

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MOAB Strike in Afghanistan

MOAB Strike in Afghanistan

Based on the acronym, it has been nicknamed the "Mother Of All Bombs". "At around 7 p.m. local time, the United States military used a GBU-43 weapon in Afghanistan". "The strike was created to minim...

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Russia Blocks The UN From Investigating Syrian Chemical Attack

Both the Syrian government and opposition have asked for an independent investigation, Safronkov said, "whereas the OPCW is doing nothing, for reasons unknown". -Russian relations via the incoming Tr...

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PM Narendra Modi to launch BHIM-Aadhaar platform to facilitate digital payments

PM Narendra Modi to launch BHIM-Aadhaar platform to facilitate digital payments

BHIM-Aadhaar platform: Aadhaar Pay, as they are calling it, is the merchant version of Aadhaar Enabled Payment System (AEPS).2. Delighted to be here on #AmbedkarJayanti . Following the demonetisa...

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Trump traffic woes on Palm Beach

Trump traffic woes on Palm Beach

Counting two extended stays at Mar-a-Lago while he was president-elect, Trump's visits have cost local taxpayers about $3.7 million - mainly to pay overtime for Palm Beach County Sheriff's deputies wh...

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New York Lawmakers Approve Plan for Tuition-free College

New York Lawmakers Approve Plan for Tuition-free College

The program will phase in over three years, starting this fall, offering the tuition break for families earning up to $100,000. "Today, college is what high school was - it should always be an opt...

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Lasso blasts Ecuador presidential vote result as 'illegitimate'

Assange, very politely, to leave our embassy, in absolute compliance with global conventions and protocols". Moreno has vowed to continue Correa's state-heavy model while also showing himself more o...

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Pentagon declines comment on NBC story on North Korea

Pentagon declines comment on NBC story on North Korea

Tension was rising between the United States and North Korea on Thursday as the reclusive nation appeared to be gearing up for another nuclear test. "U.S.A." Trump tweeted Thursday . Many experts...

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With Syria Strike, Trump Rightly Recalibrates Foreign Policy

With Syria Strike, Trump Rightly Recalibrates Foreign Policy

Talking to Maria Bartiromo , he said that he was having dinner with Chinese President with Xi Jinping and had just started having "a attractive chocolate cake", when the generals told him that the sh...

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Western allies applaud strike on Syria amid questions of next steps

Gohoul was arrested. In his Gaziantep apartment, he showed how he was blindfolded and his hands were bound while he was beaten and shocked with electricity. It is worth underlining that while Obama pu...

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N. Korean Official: US More Vicious, Aggressive Under President Trump

Han, however, said North Korea blames Trump and the US for the rising tensions. Tensions are mounting in the region as US President Donald Trump said he would solve the "North Korean problem" with o...

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Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad registers to run for presidency, or does he?

Former Iranian President Ahmadinejad registers to run for presidency, or does he?

However, he named one of his main allies and former deputy Hamid Baghaei as a candidate. Ahmadinejad, who filled the role of the country's chief executive for two consecutive mandates starting i...

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Russian Federation accuses US of unlawful attack on Syria as Tillerson visits

The U.S. cruise-missile attack on a Syrian air base last week escalated tensions in the Syrian conflict, Lavrov said. Assad however added, "Even if we have them, we wouldn't use them, and we have ne...

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Russian Federation and Iran request an 'unbiased investigation' into Syrian chemical attack

Russian Federation and Iran request an 'unbiased investigation' into Syrian chemical attack

Iran and Russian Federation are Bashar Asad's major allies. Besides, Lavrov and Muallem are expected to hold bilateral talks. Political solution of Syrian crisis is the topic of the trilateral mee...

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Protesters form human chain against Pak outside Kulbhushan Jadhav's home

Protesters form human chain against Pak outside Kulbhushan Jadhav's home

The prime minister said that the world, including the USA, was well aware of the danger the dispute posed to world peace and to the stability in the region. And there could well be a good reason behin...

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This Is 'A Low Point' In US-Russian Relations

This Is 'A Low Point' In US-Russian Relations

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. US national security officials on Tuesday laid the blame for the chemical weapons attack on Assad, rejecting Russian claims the sarin gas assault was either a Syria...

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Russia vetoes UN plan to condemn Syria chemical attack

Russian president, Vladimir Putin, condemned the aggression and criticized USA partners of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization for blindly supporting an action of which nearly no detail was known t...

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Sisi vows to hunt down Egypt church bombers

Sisi vows to hunt down Egypt church bombers

Heretofore, President Sissi had promised to protect Egypt's Christian minority. On Thursday, the authorities said they had also identified the suicide bomber who attacked the Tanta church. A...

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Kim Jong-un oversees special forces operation as tensions soar

North Korea has a nuclear missile and it is ready to launch it in a tunnel as early as Saturday, a monitoring group has said. Now, I did say - but you want to make a great deal? "Given the enormous ...

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