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US, Russia clash in Security Council over Syria missile strike

Less than three days after Syrian President Bashar Assad prompted the USA strike by attacking an insurgent-held town with sarin gas, Trump's relationship with the world was altered. "When the Trump ad...

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PM Modi Embarks Road Show In Surat, To Inaugurate Many Projects…

Diamond polishing unit of Hari Krishna Export Private Limited, at Hira Bourse SEZ in Icchapur. Later on the day, PM Modi will "lay the foundation of various irrigation schemes & inaugurate a drinkin...

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Thousands of Palestinian prisoners start open hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians who are now being held in Israeli prisons will go on an open-ended hunger strike, beginning Monday 17 April, to mark Palestinian Prisoner's Day. "This grave matter remains a t...

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England Sevens progress to quarter-finals in Singapore

England Sevens progress to quarter-finals in Singapore

The first-up win for the Aussies marks a good start to the second tournament of the Asian leg of the World Series. They are very physical, but I think we lost against ourselves in the defeat in Vancou...

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North Korea displays new long range, submarine based missiles on anniversary

It is a submarine-launched ballistic missile, which was loaded on trucks according to Reuters . A short while after the launch, a statement from the U.S. "If the United States wages reckless provoc...

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N.Korea shows off 'ICBM' during massive parade

The move is seen as an apparent show of force against the U.S. that has dispatched its carrier strike group USS Carl Vinson to the Korean peninsula following the North's latest missile test in April...

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New missile paraded at N Korean celebration

In response, the general staff of the North Korean armed forces threatened to launch a strike against United States military bases in Japan and South Korea, as well as the presidential residence in ...

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Morning rain then mostly dry Easter Sunday

Morning rain then mostly dry Easter Sunday

That will lead to a few widely scattered showers and storms again on Tuesday afternoon before the front lifts back northward Wednesday . Temperatures are expected to go higher into the 80s for Na...

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Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

Trump strategy on North Korea: 'Maximum pressure and engagement'

In the end, however, they settled on a policy that appears to represent continuity. Trump has suggested that the USA will take a tougher stance against North Korea, telling reporters last week: "Nor...

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Protests urge S.Africa president to quit

Protests urge S.Africa president to quit

Van Damme said the DA would continue to use all means available - petitions , parliamentary mechanisms and litigation, and would march along with all South Africans en masse across our country "until...

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Referendum boosts power of Turkey prez

The proposed amendments would undoubtedly led to some major changes in Turkey's political system, and, potentially, in their relations with allies and neighboring countries. "Turkey has been ruled in ...

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Nikki Haley: We Don't See Peace in Syria With Assad

Russian Federation maintains a close political and military alliance with the Assad government and has been implicated in numerous attacks against Syrians opposed to Assad's rule, though Moscow adaman...

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McMaster: All options on table in regard to North Korea

McMaster: All options on table in regard to North Korea

North Korean soldiers reportedly paraded large rockets covered by canisters which were rolled out in two different types of transporter erector launcher trucks, or TELs. Trump and Tillerson have eve...

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British tests point to sarin use in Syria: UN envoy

British tests point to sarin use in Syria: UN envoy

The fact-finding mission was sent by the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) in The Hague to gather bio-metric samples and interview survivors, sources told Reuters on Thursd...

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UN Security Council adopts statement condemning NK missile launch

South Korea's foreign ministry also condemned the launch as a blunt challenge to a series of UN Security Council resolutions targeting North Korea's nuclear and missile programme. "If we are serious a...

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India, Australia ink cooperation pacts during PM Turnbull's viist

Australias Minister for Education & Training, Senator Simon Birmingham, made the announcement here and said the programme would also look at scaling up the number of apprentices in India. Australia is...

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Manhunt underway for man who livestreamed homicide

The son said he believed his father was looking for cans on Sunday when Stephens approached him. He is 6ft and is said to weight 240lbs. "He is 6'1", 240 lbs, and bald with a full beard (pictured ab...

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Pence lands in South Korea soon after failed launch by North

Vice President Mike Pence and his wife, Karen, made an Easter Sunday holiday visit today to troops in U.S. Pence has called North Korea's failed missile launch a "provocation", and President Donal...

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North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

North Korean medium-range missile test fails, US says

A TV screen shows file footage of North Korea's ballistic missiles, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea, Sunday, April 16, 2017. A USA aircraft carrier, the USS Carl Vinson, is heading ...

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Zarif calls U.S. bombing of Syria unacceptable

Zarif calls U.S. bombing of Syria unacceptable

Tillerson, on his first visit to Russian Federation in his current role, struck a more conciliatory stance, but said ties and trust levels were at a low point and restated Washington's position th...

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Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

Arkansas inmates scheduled for execution ask court to review

Two judges issued separate orders blocking Arkansas from going forward with a slate of seven executions hastily scheduled to be carried out over the span of less than two weeks. ". (D) elaying Appelle...

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China says North Korea tension has to be stopped before 'irreversible' stage

That led North Korea to issue routine threats of attacks on its rivals if they show signs of aggression. North Korea is expected to go through with another very controversial nuclear test on S...

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Christians need more protection, warns bishop in Egypt

US President Donald Trump led global condemnation of Sunday's attacks. With Pope Francis' upcoming visit to the country and IS suffering setbacks in Syria and Iraq, it is likely that the suicide bom...

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Japan PM urges North Korea to stop missiles

Pence will be tasked with explaining the policy in meetings with leaders in South Korea and Japan at the start of his trip, which will also include stops in Indonesia and Australia. Vincent Brooks, he...

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Cleveland police seek suspect in Facebook homicide video

He claims that he has killed 13 people just today and is "working on" 14. Stephens wrote on Facebook he wouldn't stop killing until his mother and a woman he names in the video call him. "From wha...

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Japan protests N. Korean missile test attempt

President Donald Trump was uncharacteristically quiet about the failed launch. Last year, North Korea launched 21 ballistic missiles and carried out two nuclear tests. The festivities took place ami...

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Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

Senate confirms Neil Gorsuch to the Supreme Court

The chamber voted 54-45 on Friday to seal the confirmation of Denver appeals court judge Neil Gorsuch. Arizona Sen. John McCain, a senior Republican, warned of the implications of lowering the 60-...

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'Who paid for' rallies seeking release of tax returns

At a rally in Washington , D.C., Democratic members of Congress said they'd keep the pressure on the president to release his tax returns. When pressed on the issue, he said he doesn't think most Am...

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Kim Jong Nam's body released to North Korea by Malaysia

Malaysia and North Korea have lifted mutual bans on nationals from each country leaving the other as part of an agreement that ends a bitter row following the assassination of the North Korean leader'...

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Russia, Iran, Syria denounce USA 'act of aggression'

But he said Putin used the meeting to tell Washington why there is a "deadlock" in their current relations, chiefly in the dispute over last week's chemical weapons attack in Syria and the missi...

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FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page

FBI Obtained FISA Warrant to Monitor Former Trump Adviser Carter Page

Page, who was previously a former investment banker in Moscow, was believed to have acted "as an agent of a foreign power , in this case Russian Federation", U.S. Page has repeatedly denied any wrongd...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Timeline of how 'spy' got death in Pakistan

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: Timeline of how 'spy' got death in Pakistan

The trial of Jadhav was opaque and farcical, no due process has been followed and all norms of law and internal norms have been defied and there is absolutely no basis of his arrest, Baglay said. Home...

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North Korea nuclear: United States 'working with China' on response

A television screen broadcasting live footage of the ceremony to mark the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founder Kim Il-Sung. US Vice President Mike Pence, who is in the area as par...

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Pence visiting military camp near Korean DMZ

The adviser is traveling with Vice President Mike Pence, who arrived in Seoul in the afternoon to start a 10-day trip to Asia. North Korea has the world's fourth-largest standing army, and could res...

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Jury deliberating for 3rd day in ex-NFL star's murder trial

Former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez sits at the defense table during day 5 of jury deliberations in his trial at Suffolk Superior Court on Thursday, April 13, 2017. Hernandez is alre...

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