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India Calls Off Maritime Talks with Pakistan amid Tension

Unnamed sources in India's Coast Guard said the Ministry of Defence has not given clearance for the delegation's visit, according to Press Trust of India. "Consular access has been denied 14 times", h...

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Bad Friday: Blue Jays lose 7th straight game

Asher pitched 6.1 innings, only allowing a single run after being lifted from the game in the 7th. Steve Pearce worked a full count on the sidearmer before popping up to end the frame. Gausman, who s...

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Syrians stuck around Aleppo as evacuation deal stalls: monitor, activists

British-based monitor the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights counted 24 dead and dozens more wounded. The government blamed the rebels for the attack. They were evacuating under a deal contingent on ...

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Kelowna killer recaptured after going missing from BC prison

Kelowna killer recaptured after going missing from BC prison

Late Friday, Correctional Service Canada announced Dezwaan had not been accounted for at the Mission Institution as of that afternoon. A convicted murderer who escaped from a prison in Mission yeste...

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J&K: Ahead of by-elections, schools designated as polling booths set on fire

Nearly 70 per cent of the polling booths in Budgam district were abandoned by the polling staff due to the spate of violent protests in several areas, officials in Srinagar had said. Eight protester...

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Car Bomb Targeting Evacuees Kills at Least 100 in Syria

A bomb blast hit a bus convoy waiting to enter Aleppo on April 15, killing and wounding dozens of people after an evacuation deal between Syria's warring sides halted and stranded thousands at two tra...

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Lavrov: US Strike on Syria Aimed at Destroying Settlement, Changing Regime

U.S. President Donald Trump ordered cruise-missile strikes on an airbase in Syria last week after his administration accused Russian Federation of trying to cover up Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad's ro...

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US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator

US Treasury Department Stops Short of Calling China a Currency Manipulator

China is still on a currency "monitoring list" on the US Treasury's semi-annual report, one step below being labeled a currency manipulator. Although Beijing has allowed the yuan to slowly appreciat...

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North Korea displays new missiles in military parade

However, U.S. officials said on April 14 that the Trump administration intends to step up pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China, North Korea's only major ally, instead of military options or ...

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Democrats tout narrow loss in Kansas special election as a victory

Next up for the GOP: Defending seats in Georgia, Montana and SC. The Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee , the NRCC's counterpart, closely monitored the race and eventually did 25,000 live ...

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North Korea hints new type of ICBM under development at military parade

North Korea hints new type of ICBM under development at military parade

The report said Treasury would review the currency and other trade practices of the six nations named to the monitoring list and meet with finance officials from those nations to ensure progress in ...

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K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces

K: 20 injured in clash between protesters, security forces

Local reports said that the police had set up a checkpost near and outside the government degree college in Pulwama, which irritated the students. Earlier in the day, Indian security forces and stud...

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Alabama governor quits over affair with senior aide

Alabama governor quits over affair with senior aide

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP ) - Within a span of minutes, Alabama's lieutenant governor catapulted from a position of largely ceremonial duties to the state's top political job. Earlier this year, after then...

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Zarif calls United States bombing of Syria unacceptable

US President Donald Trump: "Things will work out fine between the U.S. and Russian Federation". The details of the new understandings were not made public, but Syrian foreign ministry officials were...

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BC NDP pledges $400 annual renters rebate

BC NDP pledges $400 annual renters rebate

NDP today is that help is on the way", Horgan said Wednesday during a campaign stop in downtown Vancouver. "It's a very targeted tax toward people who are buying property here, or who own property h...

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Allies Of Syria's Assad Say U.S. Attack Crosses 'Red Lines'

Allies Of Syria's Assad Say U.S. Attack Crosses 'Red Lines'

Meanwhile, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said defeating Islamic State is still the priority in Syria. The cabinet minister's intervention comes as the West unleashes a new diplomatic drive o...

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Afghan officials claim over 90 Isis militants killed in MOAB strike

Fighting between Afghan forces and so-called ISIS militants has escalated in the past weeks, with numerous skirmishes and gunfights confirmed. "I want to assure you that our forces took every possib...

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Huge US bomb kills 36 ISIS militants

Huge US bomb kills 36 ISIS militants

The US attack on a tunnel complex in remote eastern Nangarhar province near the Pakistan border killed at least four IS group leaders, Mr Khogyani said. Afghans have since resumed offensive operatio...

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MOAB strike: 90 IS fighters killed in Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani threw his support behind the bombardment, saying it was "designed to support the efforts of the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) and USA forces conducting clearance operat...

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Annual Easter egg hunt at Holyoke's spring celebration

Annual Easter egg hunt at Holyoke's spring celebration

Saturday, special Easter egg hunt for children who are blind, children with other special needs and their siblings. Director of Development, Lisa Kern, said, "We appreciate Abernathy Co. There are...

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Former President Ahmadinejad Submits Name for Iran's Presidential Election

Former President Ahmadinejad Submits Name for Iran's Presidential Election

While it remained unclear whether Mahmoud Ahmadinejad genuinely meant to run for president again, the move poses a direct challenge to the authority of Iran's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei,...

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Trump Raises Millions For His Re-Election Bid

And Trump Victory, which includes the Trump campaign, the RNC and 11 state parties, received about $67,000 total during the same period. Almost $500,000 from President Trump's 2020 re-election campa...

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Syria says will restore rule in evacuated towns

Trump said that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had completed a successful meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Moscow, where "things went pretty well". Wayne White, former deputy direc...

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In Syria, At Least 39 Killed In Explosion As Evacuations Stall

In Syria, At Least 39 Killed In Explosion As Evacuations Stall

US-backed fighters have reached the outskirts of a key jihadist-held town in northern Syria as part of an offensive against the Islamic State group's bastion Raqa, a monitor said Saturday. The area co...

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Iran's Rouhani condemns US attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

Iran's Rouhani condemns US attack on Syria, chides Gulf Arabs

He said the United States is hopeful it can help bring parties together to begin the process of hammering out a political solution. Jake Tapper asked. Days later, after a chemical weapons attack on ...

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Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

Steve who? Trump shortchanges a relationship

It was a cruel jab - Bannon headed the Trump campaign for the last 11 decisive weeks; he was a key player in the transition; and on arriving at the White House he was the man. It would be a relief t...

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Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

The buses had their windows blown out and were blackened by the apparent blast. The explosion Saturday hit an evacuation point south of Aleppo city where dozens of buses have been parked for over 30...

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North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

The reason North Korea is openly declaring its super-hardline plans before North Korean founder Kim Il-sung's 105th birthday on April 15, the North's most important holiday, is apparently because it h...

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Zarif calls USA bombing of Syria unacceptable

Zarif calls USA bombing of Syria unacceptable

In western Syria , we will assist the forces fighting against ISIS; in eastern Syria, we will enforce former president Obama's alleged red line on chemical weapons, but otherwise stay out of the figh...

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Car bomb kills at least 39 Syria evacuees

The Syrian Civil Defence in Aleppo province, also known as the White Helmets, said its volunteers were able to remove at least 100 bodies from the scene of the blast. The Syrian Red Crescent, who was ...

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World's oldest person dies at 117

He said he had last visited Morano on Friday, and she had talked to him and held his hand as she normally did. She also defied health advice, Dr Bava said Saturday. A relative told The Daily Telegr...

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Growing challenge to South Africa's beleaguered president Jacob Zuma

Half of the ANC's top six group of officials including Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa and Secretary General Gwede Mantashe have publicly criticised Gordhan's sacking. The ANC's National Working ...

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Australian PM says exports to India soon

Mumbai: India and Australia on Wednesday started a partnership aimed at increasing cooperation in sports, in the presence of visiting Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and batting great Sachin Tendulkar...

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White House Won't Release Visitor Logs During Trump Administration

The decision was made in light of the "grave national security risks and privacy concerns of the hundreds of thousands of visitors annually", according to White House Communications Director Michael D...

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North Korea threatens to 'ravage' USA if Trump orders airstrike

Thousands of soldiers and military vehicles took part in the celebration on Saturday to the accompaniment of marching-band music in front of a large applauding audience. China quickly responded to the...

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