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Spain saves 26 migrants from sinking boat in Mediterranean

Spain saves 26 migrants from sinking boat in Mediterranean

Jugend Rette, a German NGO involved in the rescuing of migrants, told AFP that good spring weather has led to increased numbers of people attempting the risky crossing in recent days, Deutsche Welle...

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South Africa's Zuma Accuses Protesters of Racism After Marches

South Africa's Zuma Accuses Protesters of Racism After Marches

President Jacob Zuma spoke at a commemoration of an anti-apartheid leader who was assassinated in 1993, sharply criticizing multi-racial protests that were held Friday to express anger over Zuma's ...

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S.Korea: North Korea's attemped missile launch fails

The launch was attempted from Sinpo, a city on North Korea's east coast, some 400 miles from Japan, according to U.S. Pacific Command. "The missile blew up nearly immediately", Cdr Benham said. Th...

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Najib turns to North Korea in shrinking border lines

The North's state-run news organization, the Korean Central News Agency, said Thursday that Malaysia had agreed to return the body to the deceased's family in North Korea after Pyongyang submitted a...

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Donald Trump wants to ride in Queen's gold carriage during UK visit

Donald Trump wants to ride in Queen's gold carriage during UK visit

Now, sources are warning The Times that even without the carriage ride the security demands for Trump's visit will dwarf those needed by other recent state visits. "In particular it is very flimsy...

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FBI Obtained Warrant to Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page's Communications

He said he served as a Trump adviser until September 2016 and resigned because "these stories kept coming out". "I have no recollection", Page said. The document, which is still uncorroborated but i...

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Russia vetoes U.N. resolution to condemn Syria chemical attack

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad claims an alleged poison gas attack blamed on his government last week was "100 percent fabrication" used to justify a United States air strike . Later Wednesday, ...

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French presidential race tightens further as vote looms

The case was triggered by a complaint from the European Parliament, which accuses the FN of defrauding it to the tune of some €340,000 ($360,000). French judges investigating her alleged misuse of E...

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Injured Penguins fan waits until game is over to go to hospital

Injured Penguins fan waits until game is over to go to hospital

Marc-Andre Fleury is expected to continue getting action in the Penguins crease as he will face off against Bobrovsky in what should be an exciting contest in OH on Sunday. " Pittsburgh ", Jones sai...

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80 years of White House Easter egg rolls, in photos

80 years of White House Easter egg rolls, in photos

Saturday , the Vinton War Memorial is also hosting an Easter egg hunt at 2 p.m. Kids ages 3 and up can collect the floating eggs and trade them in for fun prizes. The Easter Bunny has been hard at...

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Canada unveils legislation to legalise cannabis

Goodale said they've been close touch with the USA government on the proposed law and noted exporting and importing marijuana will continue to be illegal. Canada has been in "very close touch" with th...

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Rs 30700cr loan waiver by Yogi

Rs 30700cr loan waiver by Yogi

Most of the nine decisions taken by the Cabinet were aimed at helping the farmers, like fixing of minimum support price at Rs 1625 per quintal. Please Wait while comments are loading. During the rec...

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Princess Leia won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

Princess Leia won't appear in 'Star Wars: Episode IX'

In the time since her death, rumors around how Lucasfilm would portray Leia in Episode IX have been rampant. The two-minute teaser video begins where The Force Awakens left off: on the island where ...

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In South Africa, Protesters Call For President's Resignation

In South Africa, Protesters Call For President's Resignation

Thousands of ordinary South Africans and supporters of opposition parties joined in Wednesday's National Day of Action. Although SACP leaders shared the same stage with Zuma in memory of Hani, the S...

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White Helmets say over 100 killed in Syria blast

The agreement had stalled, leaving thousands of people from both government-besieged and rebel-besieged areas stranded at two transit points on the city's outskirts, before the explosion occurred. The...

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Trump administration report labels no United States trading partners as currency manipulators

It's possible that Trump could still turn more confrontational on trade. During the campaign, Trump indicated the rest of the world shouldn't expect the U.S.to serve as global policeman, but he seem...

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Number of IS fighters killed by US bomb jumps to 90: Afghan

According to Indian intelligence officials, Murshid Mohammed, in his 20s, who hailed from Kasaragode in Kerala, was among the IS militants killed after the USA military struck the IS' position in Nang...

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Puff, puff, pass: Liberals table legislation to legalize marijuana

The Liberal government in Ottawa has put forward legislation to end the prohibition of pot, and would let adults possess 30g of the drug in public. Parliamentary Secretary and MP Bill Blair said d...

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South African president holds firm despite challenges

At noon, the Democratic Alliance in the Buffalo City Metro led a number of protesters from Buffalo City Stadium to the city hall. One close Zuma ally, Water and Sanitation Minister Nomvula Mokonya...

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Russia's Foreign Minister Rips Trump as Tillerson Talks Begin

Tillerson was greeted frostily in the Russian capital as Lavrov began their meeting Wednesday by demanding to know America's 'real intentions'. Mr Putin said he believed the U.S. He said "we may b...

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Syria's Assad says chemical attack '100% fabrication'

The SDF says it wants to isolate Raqqa before attacking it. Syrian state media called the attack, which reportedly killed six soldiers, an act of "aggression". Even if we had them, we wouldn't use the...

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Gorsuch sworn in as US Supreme Court justice

Trump may be able to make further appointments to make the court even more solidly conservative, with three justices 78 or older: Ginsburg, 84; fellow liberal Stephen Breyer, 78; and conservative swin...

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North Korea rolls out missiles during massive parade, threatens pre-emptive strike

U.S. Pacific Command says that the missile "blew up nearly immediately" after launch. Soldiers march across Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade on Saturday in Pyongyang, North Korea. Trump...

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Egyptian Parliament Approves 3-month State of Emergency

The second attack, just hours after, was at St. Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral in Alexandria . The Egyptian parliament today voted unanimously in favour of a three-month state of emergency decl...

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Round 2 of national protests: A birthday present for Zuma

Round 2 of national protests: A birthday present for Zuma

The parties dubbed Wednesday's march "a national day of action". More than 60,000 people marched on Friday calling for Zuma to quit office. Zuma was reacting to United Democratic Movement leader B...

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Kushner, Bannon Meet to Clear the Air Amid Reports of Infighting

Cohn. President Donald Trump's White House, one perpetually plagued by infighting among aides jockeying for the president's ear, has been sharply divided by a new rivalry, one pitting his powerful s...

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China will 'deal properly' with N. Korea, otherwise USA will

Nicknamed "The Mother of All Bombs", the United States Military again flexed its muscles on Thursday by dropping the largest non-nuclear bomb ever used by the USA on ISIS militants in Afghanistan. "So...

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Nikki Haley Now Says Removing Assad From Power Is A US Priority

Nikki Haley Now Says Removing Assad From Power Is A US Priority

With Syria on the agenda when the Group of Seven's foreign ministers meet in Italy on Monday, the Russian Foreign Ministry said Johnson's preference to discuss Syria with his G-7 peers was an "absur...

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President Trump-Signed Law Gives States Right to Defund Planned Parenthood

Republicans argue that cutting Obama's rule lets states decide how they want to distribute Title X funding. US President Donald Trump has privately signed legislation that removes Obama-era rules ...

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Boris Johnson cans trip to Moscow over Syria

Thirdly, get the Iranian influence out. They also see Russian Federation as a foreign occupier whose relentless aerial bombardment of rebel-held areas has led to thousands of civilian casualties. "I...

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Syria's Assad: Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication'

Syria's Assad: Idlib chemical attack 'fabrication'

Assad denied having chemical weapons and said Syria would only allow an "impartial" investigation into the incident. Assad's government has been blamed for a suspected sarin gas attack in Idlib ...

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May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks

May, Tusk to meet in London for Brexit talks

Just 48 hours later, Mr Tusk's draft negotiating guidelines handed Spain a veto on whether the deal applies to Gibraltar - effectively giving Madrid a veto on the whole deal as Britain has made clear ...

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McKelvey: Is Kansas election a bellwether?

Trump tapped Pompeo to head the Central Intelligence Agency, and Ron Estes will now take his seat representing Kansas' 4th District, which has been in Republican hands since 1994. Arguably, part of ...

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India cancels maritime talks with Pakistan over Jhadav

The FGCM found Jadhav guilty of all the charges, ISPR added. On April 10, the Pakistan Army announced that a Field General Court Martial had sentenced Jadhav to death, after three-and-a-half months of...

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Over 600 candidates register for Iran presidential race

Over 600 candidates register for Iran presidential race

Associated Press journalists who witnessed Ahmadinejad's registration on Tuesday said election officials were "stunned" when he submitted the paperwork. Although Khamenei controversially sided with...

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