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'Mother of all bombs' killed 94 ISIS fighters, Afghan officials say

The officials say Gen. John Nicholson has standing authority to use the largest non-nuclear bomb ever dropped in combat. Residents in villages kilometers away from the target area felt Thursday's po...

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US Assessing 'Military Options' as North Korea Test Looms

US Assessing 'Military Options' as North Korea Test Looms

Trump has diverted the Carl Vinson Strike Group to near the Korean peninsula, from a planned port call in Australia, in a show of force aimed at deterring North Korea launching another missile. The ...

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Trump's reversals come after crash course on the issues

Curiously, there are hints of common ground between President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping over North Korea, though plenty of reason to be skeptical. "If you talk tough and fail to b...

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United States says countries must punish United Nations troops for sexual abuse

The peacekeepers helped normalize a country in chaos after political upheaval in 2004 and a devastating 2010 quake that killed as many as 300,000 people - including the head of the United Nations miss...

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Footage shows moment United States military dropped 'Mother Of All Bombs' in Afghanistan

The Site Intelligence Group, which tracks extremist organizations, reported Friday on a statement from the Afghan Taliban that condemned the USA for its "terrorist" attack. Pakistani villagers living ...

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Turnbull bowls final balls in India visit

Modi added that the two sides had reviewed the entire gamut of bilateral relations and would soon hold talks on economic cooperation as well. Emphasising on peace and stability in the Indo-Pacific r...

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North Korea Can Take Syria Strikes as a Warning, Officials Say

It also came as Rex Tillerson, US secretary of state, prepared to head to Russian Federation to follow up last week's cruise missile strike against Syria.Tillerson is expected to push for Moscow to ab...

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After attacks, Egypt's Pope curbs Easter celebrations

The traditional handing out of candies to children by Pope Tawadros II before the start of Easter mass on Sunday will also be cancelled. In a rare show of discontent and anger, several dioceses and mo...

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China says 'Conflict could break out at any moment' over North Korea

North Korea showed two new kinds of ICBM enclosed in canister launchers mounted on the back of trucks, suggesting Pyongyang was working towards a "new concept" of ICBM, said Melissa Hanham, a seni...

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Goa to move SC over ban on liquor vends near highways

However, sources said that the Centre could seek a fresh legal opinion from the Attorney General on the matter. "We shut down 50 bars in hotels and restaurants by Saturday". Preliminary estimates sh...

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Governor's egg hunt back on after fugitive captured

Governor's egg hunt back on after fugitive captured

Now we're not suggesting that the Easter Bunny is some sinister creature who steals innocent eggs, defaces them with colorful designs and hands them out to unsuspecting children. $32.95 (adult, includ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation wiretapped Trump campaign advisor

Citing law enforcement and other US officials the Post reported that the warrant for Page was obtained last summer by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and the Justice Department from the Foreig...

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BJP spread canards about BSP for giving tickets to Muslims: Mayawati

He further said if the son of a doctor or businessman can follow the same profession then why can't any politician's son or brother. Announcing to suspend the BSP's protest against Electronic Voting...

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Mayawati appoints brother Anand Kumar as BSP vice-president

Mayawati appoints brother Anand Kumar as BSP vice-president

Elaborating on the reasons for giving her brother this responsibility, Mayawati said as she has to spend maximum time in Lucknow she needed someone in Delhi for sharing her burden. He is a master of...

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Supplier: Drug sold to Arkansas not intended for executions

Supplier: Drug sold to Arkansas not intended for executions

A medical supply company says a drug it sold to Arkansas that will be used to execute seven inmates before the end of the month was not meant to be used for lethal injection. The last execution in the...

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Trump administration declines to label China a currency manipulator

Asian countries escaped the currency manipulator label in the latest U.S. Treasury report, but remain wary of possible trade friction as President Donald Trump maintains his administration will seek t...

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BJP wins Assembly bypoll in Delhi, AAP loses deposit

The poll panel said on its website that Sirsa held his lead and was ahead of Meenakshi Chandela after the ninth round of counting. In 2015, Sirsa had lost the poll to AAP's Jarnail Singh by over 10,00...

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BJP leading in Delhi by-poll, AAP distant third

The deputy chief minister and number two in AAP after Arvind Kejriwal, manish Sisodia, reacted saying there is a need to revisit people-connect. "Now they are blaming Jarnail as if he alone took the d...

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President Trump says USA not going to get involved in Syria

In a statement explaining the vote, China's United Nations ambassador, Liu Jieyi, said that parts of the resolution required revision, without elaborating. Not to sit by too idly, Kim Jong-Un, the hig...

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United Has Changed Its Policy for Overbooking Flights and Removing Passengers

United Has Changed Its Policy for Overbooking Flights and Removing Passengers

Those and other changes show airlines are scrambling to respond to a public-relations nightmare - the video showing airport officers violently yanking and dragging 69-year-old David Dao from his seat ...

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Delhi by-poll a 'referendum' on Kejriwal's work: Ajay Maken

Delhi by-poll a 'referendum' on Kejriwal's work: Ajay Maken

LG ordered the cancellation of allotment of AAP office after it received a response from PWD of Delhi government on the issue. "We want the AAP's downward slide to continue in Delhi too and for that t...

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Yogi Govt waives off Rs 36359 crore loan of farmers

Yogi Govt waives off Rs 36359 crore loan of farmers

Please Wait while comments are loading. He said that the Rs 56,241 crore worth of term loans on farmers of the state remain and the BJP has only "befooled" the farmers by announcing a populist measu...

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Eight killed, 70 hurt in Kashmir poll violence

The EC's decision comes after the constituency, which went to the polls on April 9, reported a voter turnout of 6.5 per cent. The officer said mobs threw stones at security forces at more than a doz...

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Israel condemns Marine Le Pen's Holocaust remarks

Northern France, including Paris, was occupied at the time by Nazi Germany, while in the south, the Vichy government collaborated with the Germans, including in rounding up Jews that were sent to the ...

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Prosecutor throws out dozens of cases involving officers fired for police brutality

It wasn't immediately clear whether either man had an attorney. Twenty-one-year-old Demetrius Hollins was pulled aside at a traffic stop by the two former officers allegedly in regards to violatio...

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Democrats face uphill fight if Trump gets second United States high court pick

The Democrats used their Senate majority and a dishonest campaign of character assassination to deny Bork his deserved spot on the court, then unanimously confirmed his replacement, Anthony Kennedy, w...

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Sri Lanka rubbish dump landslide death toll rises to 16

Hundreds of troops joined fire fighters in the rescue operation after the 300-foot garbage dump crashed following a fire in Kolonnawa, a suburb north of here. Heavy earth moving equipment was also bei...

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Hillary Clinton chides Donald Trump on Syrian refugee ban after airstrikes

Hours before the strike, Clinton on Thursday said U.S. should implement a no-fly zone. - WikiLeaks: Many stolen emails were published from Hillary Clinton's campaign chairman John Podesta's account ...

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North Korean minister: Trump building "vicious cycle" of tensions

The Vice Minister , speaking to the Associated Press , said North Korea will "certainly will not keep our arms crossed in the face of a United States pre-emptive strike". Many North Korea watchers...

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High-tech war kit can not prevent civilian deaths in Iraq

The coalition has said it has launched an investigation into the reported deaths. "The coalition commander's intent is that ISIS be first to know about any additional capabilities the coalition o...

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Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin

Gun theft fugitive caught in southwest Wisconsin

Authorities say they captured him without incident, near Readstown, even though he had guns nearby. Readstown is 160 miles (260 kilometers) west of Milwaukee . Jakubowski, 32, remained silent as Ma...

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Gwinnett DA: Criminal charges could be filed against fired officers next week

Michael Bongiavonni was captured on a different video appearing to punch Hollins. "What happened yesterday at the hands of one my former officers was embarrassing not only to the Gwinnett County P...

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Edmonton Oilers shut out Sharks with pair of shorthanded goals

League-wide, defending teams usually win about 55% of puck battles in their own zone, and while the Oilers' forecheck was better than average in game one, they didn't end up outpacing the Sharks i...

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Quit as defence minister due to 'pressure' of key issues: Manohar Parrikar

The ban has been upheld by the state government. Manohar Parrikar was Defence Minister from November 2014 until March, when he was sworn in as Goa's Chief Minister. There is absolutely no control ov...

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South Africa Opposition Protests Outside President's Official Home

But in the capital, Pretoria , organisers say at least 10,000 people are expected to join the second anti-Zuma march' this time organised by seven opposition parties. "Zuma is no longer a credible pr...

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