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Pope washes feet of mafia informants in Easter ritual

Paliano prison offers inmates training in activities such as pastry and pizza making, carpentry and agricultural production to help them "overcome prejudice and pave the way for their rehabilitation",...

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United Airlines CEO says he will not resign

United Airlines CEO says he will not resign

When United CEO Oscar Munoz first saw footage of the passenger getting violently yanked off one of his planes, he said one emotion washed over him: shame. President Trump also weighed-in Wednes...

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USA drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

USA drops 'mother of all bombs' on IS in Afghanistan

Achin district governor Esmail Shinwari said the bomb landed in the Momand Dara area of Achin district. A member of an anti-IS group in the area who gave his name only as Mohammad told the BBC he wa...

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N. Korea's vice foreign minister: US more vicious, aggressive under Trump

N. Korea's vice foreign minister: US more vicious, aggressive under Trump

The Trump administration has been assessing tougher economic sanctions as well as military options to curb North Korea's nuclear ambitions. "The US dream to topple the socialist system in North Korea ...

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Video of Kashmiri youth tied to Indian army jeep sparks outrage

Video of Kashmiri youth tied to Indian army jeep sparks outrage

Many such videos have emerged on social media sites today, after internet services were restored in Kashmir Valley on Thursday night. A recent video went viral from Srinagar in which a protester is ...

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Thousands honour policeman killed in London attack

Bishop Christopher went on to say he hoped relatives of PC Keith Palmer would take comfort from shows of support on the day of his funeral, explaining: "Words can not express all the human emotions". ...

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Deal doubtful on new GOP health plan; could raise premiums

Deal doubtful on new GOP health plan; could raise premiums

Looking to avoid another dramatic upset, the speaker told White House staffers the bill was not ready. But a proposal that members have yet to coalesce around is to allow states to apply for a wai...

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Investigation into cluster of NHS baby deaths

Investigation into cluster of NHS baby deaths

Four months on, Graham Scott Holmes-Smith was born stillborn. Ella and Lola Greene - 2014. Ivy was born alive but in an extremely poor condition and died aged four months in May 2016 from complica...

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Regina commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

Regina commemorates 100th anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge

On Apr. 9, 1917 Canadians wrested a hill from German hands after several unsuccessful attempts by British forces. As one Canadian brigade signalling officer wrote, "Imagine the loudest clap of thunder...

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U.S. prepared to 'do more' in Syria, says Nikki Haley

The Trump administration gave mixed messages about its goals in Syria on Sunday, with top officials stressing different priorities in the wake of a US airstrike that marked a deepening involvement in ...

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Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

Palestinian kills British tourist in Jerusalem

The attack took place while the light rail was on Jaffa Street at Kikar Tzahal, at the intersection with Shlomo Hamelech Street, across from the Old City. Thousands of Jewish and Christian pilgrims de...

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PMs' day out: Modi, Turnbull hold talks, take metro ride

After meeting Indian counterpart Narendra Modi, the Australian leader said that the two had agreed to make a fresh push on a proposed bilateral Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA). B...

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Tillerson receives chilly reception in Russian Federation, meets with Putin

Tillerson receives chilly reception in Russian Federation, meets with Putin

Russia's top diplomat accused the United States on Wednesday of carrying out an unlawful attack against Syrian President Bashar Assad's forces as he opened a fraught meeting with visiting U.S. Until t...

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Afghanistan bombing sends clear message to ISIS: US lawmakers

Afghanistan bombing sends clear message to ISIS: US lawmakers

Afghan defence minister spokesman Dawlat Waziri said no civilians were harmed in the strike, a claim that has not been independently verified. The bomb marked the second time in a week that the Pent...

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Evacuation begins in four besieged Syrian towns

In late March, the Syrian government and militant groups reached a deal that envisaged the transfer of 16,000 people from Foua and Kefraya in exchange for the evacuation of militants and their familie...

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Venezuela bans key opposition leader in tense crisis

Venezuela bans key opposition leader in tense crisis

Capriles announced that he has been banned from running for office for 15 year. The move against Capriles may further radicalize opposition street protests, which increasingly appear to be the only ...

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Trump forgets Cold War, says US-Russia relations at 'all time low'

When asked whether Russian Federation had prior knowledge about the Syrian government's alleged use of chemical weapons, Trump said it's "possible", but "unlikely" that Russian Federation had known...

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Russian Federation reset redux? Trump tries where predecessors failed

Russian Federation reset redux? Trump tries where predecessors failed

Also, while NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg thanked Trump on Wednesday for his applying pressure on NATO countries to spend 2 percent of their GDP on defense, saying "we are already se...

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'Mother of all bombs' killed 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

'Mother of all bombs' killed 36 IS militants in Afghanistan

Reflecting on the same, Defence Expert P.K. Sehgal on Friday said that by dropping the largest non-nuclear bomb on a series of caves used by Islamic State militants in Afghanistan, United States has m...

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Dr. David Dao's Lawyer Wrecks United Airlines For Their Disgraceful Behavior

That particular choice of words likely prevented Richard from becoming richer by several million dollars, something the infamous David Dao of "drag and drop" fame is eagerly looking forward to with ...

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'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State militants, Afghanistan officials say

'Mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State militants, Afghanistan officials say

The US has used "the mother of all bombs" to attack a tunnel complex in eastern Afghanistan, killing 36 Islamic State group fighters. Former Afghan President Hamid Karzai posted scathing criticism o...

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Syria president Assad says chemical attack a USA fabrication

The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons has begun an investigation into the alleged attack, but Russian Federation on Wednesday blocked a United Nations Security Council resolution de...

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Lawyer: Dragged off United flight passenger may file suit

He will need reconstructive surgery and lost two front teeth. As for Dao, he was released from the hospital yesterday and will soon return to his home in Kentucky but not by plane. Video of the incide...

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U.S to Launch Preemptive Strike on North Korea?

U.S to Launch Preemptive Strike on North Korea?

Tensions on the peninsula have soared this week amid speculation of a possible sixth nuclear test, following two past year, as Pyongyang works to develop a long-range weapon that could strike the US...

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Backed Republican wins close race for deep-red Kansas congressional seat

Thompson lost to Republican Ron Estes , 45.7 percent to 52.5 percent, in Tuesday's special congressional election. If he can gain more than 50 percent of the vote on April 18, Ossoff could win the ra...

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Dozens of IS militants killed by United States bomb - Afghan officials

Earlier, U.S. President Donald Trump dubbed the MOAB bombing as a successful event, saying the country is proud of its army. Summary: The largest non-nuclear bomb that the USA has was just dropped...

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Eight Leicester fans handed four-month jail terms

Antoine Griezmann's controversial first-half penalty handed Atletico Madrid a tight 1-0 win over gutsy Leicester in their Champions League quarter-final first leg. Atletico expanded their remark...

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North Korea accuses USA as China warns of conflict 'at any moment'

North Korea accuses USA as China warns of conflict 'at any moment'

Just two days after North Korea threatened a nuclear strike against the United States and a few hours after areport that has since been disputed by the Pentagon stating that the USA was planning a pre...

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USA intelligence intercepted communications between Syrian military and chemical experts

Until senior USA leaders recognize this fact and order our own behavior accordingly, we can count on a continual worsening of relations with Russian Federation and other competing powers. Putin. Als...

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Defeating Islamic State is US's 'first priority' in Syria: Tillerson

Saturday's phone call was the first between the top diplomats of Russian Federation and the U.S. since the strikes on the Syrian airfield. The Foreign Secretary was due to visit Russian Federation o...

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Court Denies Bail for Ancaster man accused in Yahoo hack

Court Denies Bail for Ancaster man accused in Yahoo hack

A Canadian court on Tuesday denied bail to a man accused of carrying out devastating cyberattacks on Yahoo as he awaits possible extradition to the United States to face criminal charges. "Why would h...

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Lawyer: Dragged passenger 'poster child' for airline abuses

The stock was down about 0.5 per cent after the news conference on Thursday. "We continue to express our sincerest apology to Dr. Dao. We can not stress enough that we remain steadfast in our commit...

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Ex-Trump campaign boss slams report on Ukraine ties

Manafort received formal guidance recently from the authorities and he is taking appropriate steps in response to the guidance". Manafort's spokesperson said his plan to register and his work with...

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Canada's transport minister: UA incident won't be tolerated

Dao was seriously injured by security officers who forced him off the plane against his will, banging his head on armrests in the process. The United flight incident shined a spotlight on Chicago's ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained secret court order to surveil Trump aide during campaign

Federal Bureau of Investigation obtained secret court order to surveil Trump aide during campaign

Since the 90-day warrant was first issued, it has been renewed a few times by the FISA court, officials told the Post . But Page insisted there's no chance he or anyone linked to Trump will be c...

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