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Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Anti-abortion activists cheered the move as a way to return some measure of discretion to states, which will now have the latitude they once did in deciding how to mete out Title X funds. By creatin...

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Packed Iraq morgue reveals toll of Mosul conflict

Packed Iraq morgue reveals toll of Mosul conflict

Senior mufti Abdullah al-Badrani, also known as Abu Ayub al-Atar, reportedly died after his location was bombed by the US-led coalition, which was backing government forces, on Thursday (13 April). "T...

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Vimy Ridge Centenary: Trudeau, Hollande Honour Those Who Fought WWI Battle

The Canadian Armed Forces had carried out a private ceremony the night before the official commemorations in memory of the four battalions that fought in the battle. Sophie Gregoire; and Trudeau's son...

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Lawyer: Sweden Attack Suspect 'Admits to Terrorist Crime'

The Court ruled Akilov will remain in custody, awaiting his trial on terrorism charges. Akilov, who was known to intelligence services, had applied for residency in Sweden in 2014 but his applicatio...

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White House won't rule out more Syria strikes

The United States has conducted air strikes against Islamic State, which controls territory in eastern and northern Syria , and a small number of US troops are helping rebel militias. "The Russian mi...

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United: Airline will not use police to remove passengers

United: Airline will not use police to remove passengers

By Tuesday afternoon, nearly two days after the Sunday evening events in Chicago, Mr Munoz issued another apology. In most cases, passengers who are bumped from the flight because of overbooking or ot...

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Srinagar bypoll: EC announces repoll in 38 stations, internet restored in Valley

Srinagar bypoll: EC announces repoll in 38 stations, internet restored in Valley

At least eight people died during clashes on Sunday when the by-polls were conducted for the Srinagar parliamentary seat. Reports said the voter turnout in Sunday's election was a mere 7% - the lo...

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Russian lawmaker: U.S. bigger threat than N. Korea

Mr Trump commented on North Korea after he was asked about the United States military's decision to drop the largest non-nuclear weapon it has ever used in combat on an area of eastern Afghanistan. Th...

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Gasoline bomb hits Le Pen's Paris campaign office

Gasoline bomb hits Le Pen's Paris campaign office

A fire service spokesman says the fire was "quickly brought under control" and damaged only the door and a doormat. An investigation is underway. Marine Le Pen, French National Front political par...

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Suspect in Sweden terror attack pleads guilty

The construction worker had an asylum request rejected by Sweden past year and was arrested several hours after the attack in the Stockholm suburb of Marsta, police said. Swedish politicians have me...

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FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Trump's Former Campaign Adviser on Russian Federation

The officials spoke about the court order on the condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to discuss details of a counterintelligence investigation. This is just the latest revelations ...

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USA 'playing the terrorism game' in Syria warns Lavrov

Rouhani called on Saturday for an impartial investigation of the suspected chemical weapons attack in Syria which killed at least 70 people, and he warned that the US strikes in response risked escala...

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Trump, Xi Discuss 'Menace Of North Korea' In Telephone Call

Trump, Xi Discuss 'Menace Of North Korea' In Telephone Call

Trump posted a tweet Tuesday in which he said the North is "looking for trouble" and reiterated his call for more pressure from Beijing, North Korea's economic lifeline, to clamp down on trade and s...

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Ecuador's Private Sector Backs Banker Lasso, Calls for Recount

Ecuador's Private Sector Backs Banker Lasso, Calls for Recount

Venezuela's Nicolas Maduro, a close ally of Correa's who is now fending off criticism after his country's supreme court reversed a decision to dissolve the socialist state's opposition-led congress, h...

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Lavrov: I Told Tillerson That US Syria Strikes Contradict Anti-Terror Goal

He has also questioned the usefulness of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the concept of an alliance for common defence to counterbalance Moscow's belligerence. The vote came the day after Trump...

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Parliament to debate motion against Zuma

But we have to note the call is important and [we] have to listen to what the president will say", Cosatu leader Sidumo Dlamini said in Johannesburg. He pledged to continue to work with business a...

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United States may launch strike if North Korea moves to test nuclear weapon

South Korea's top diplomat said today that the USA would consult with Seoul before taking any serious measures. He has said if China does not reign their ally's neighbour in he will involve Americ...

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Canada promotes legislation to legalize marijuana

The Canadian government, led by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, has released their plan to legalize marijuana. The government also announced new legislation that would rework Canada's impaired dri...

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British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem named

British woman stabbed to death in Jerusalem named

The woman, who is in her 20s, is believed to be a British national who was holidaying in Israel, police said. Local media quoted witnesses as saying the man stabbed the woman multiple times. "Terror...

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Palestinian Terrorist Murders British Tourist In Jerusalem Terror Attack

Palestinian Terrorist Murders British Tourist In Jerusalem Terror Attack

A woman was critically wounded in a stabbing attack near the Old City in Jerusalem . Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims are visiting the Holy City this weekend, as Christians continue to mark Holy W...

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Trump reverses himself on 4 campaign positions in just 1 day

By hiking its benchmark interest rates twice since December, the Federal Reserve has also bolstered the dollar by tightening the flow of credit and enticing investors with the prospect of higher retur...

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Hillary Clinton Skewers Male Legislators' Attitudes Toward Women's Health

Hillary Clinton Skewers Male Legislators' Attitudes Toward Women's Health

She reflected on what it has been like to observe the climate that has surrounded her former political opponent: "As a person I'm OK". Currently, Clinton said she had no specific plans, but would fo...

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The hard work begins after the missile strikes on Syria

The strikes were in reaction to what Washington says was a poison gas attack by the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad that killed at least 70 people in rebel-held territory. Sen. John M...

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USA 'mother of all bombs' kills 36 Islamic State fighters

The US military's largest non-nuclear bomb killed dozens of Islamic State militants as it smashed their mountain hideouts, Afghan officials said Friday, ruling out any civilian casualties despite th...

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Christians as bellwether in Egypt's anti-terror campaign

Christians as bellwether in Egypt's anti-terror campaign

Although Copts have faced attacks by Muslim neighbors, who have burnt their homes and churches in poor rural areas, in the past, the community has felt increasingly insecure since Islamic State spread...

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Forecast: Summer Temperatures For Sunday

Sunrise is at 6:10 a.m. on Sunday . A 40 percent chance of showers, mainly before 3 a.m. Temperatures will start near 60 with highs in the mid 80s. The good news: Forecasters don't expect the weeke...

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Pentagon releases video showing 'mother of all bombs' strike

Thursday's strike was not the first time Islamic State fighters have been targeted by heavy American bombardment in Nangarhar, where a US special forces soldier was killed battling militants a week ag...

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Carter Page Now Says Sanctions 'May Have Come Up' During Russia Trip

Page told CNN , referring to the former Trump campaign manager who has also been the subject of intense scrutiny over his own Russian Federation connections. The unverified dossier compiled by form...

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BC Liberals unveil platform with increased focus on Vancouver Island

Premier possesses. With its million-dollar tear-downs, Vancouver, British Columbia's biggest city, is the most expensive real estate market in Canada. Clark and her government have been associated. ...

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Calgarians commemorate 100th anniversary of Vimy Ridge

According to the BBC, 3,598 Canadian soldiers died in the battle, and it was one of the first steps toward Canadian independence. "So for the battle of Vimy Ridge, we say on behalf of all Canadians, t...

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Star Wars creator pays 'touching' tribute to Carrie Fisher

Star Wars creator pays 'touching' tribute to Carrie Fisher

It starts where Episode VII ended with Rey giving Luke Skywalker his Lightsaber. The trailer followed a panel with the film's stars, director Rian Johnson and Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy th...

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Russia warns of serious consequences from US strike in Syria

US Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin said he was preparing further economic sanctions against Syria . In Saudi Arabia, the official Saudi Press Agency reported that U.S. Sens. John McCain (R-Ariz....

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`Misdirected´ strike in Syria kills 18 allied fighters, US military says

Ten Security Council member-nations voted in favor of the resolution, two voted against it and three abstained. "Speaking alongside Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Muallem and Iranian Foreign Minister...

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Spain Surprised by United Kingdom's Attitude Referring to Gibraltar

Spain Surprised by United Kingdom's Attitude Referring to Gibraltar

Lord Howard went on to cause controversy when he likened the dispute to the 1982 war over the Falklands Islands, launched under Margaret Thatcher following an invasion by Argentina. "I am confident t...

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North Korean official blames Trump for rising tensions on Korean Peninsula

According to the North Korea monitor 38 North, Pyongyang looked "primed and ready" to test its sixth nuclear missile to coincide with the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder this w...

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