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Sean Spicer Apologizes After Comparing Syrian President to Adolf Hitler

Sean Spicer Apologizes After Comparing Syrian President to Adolf Hitler

He also referred to concentration camps as "Holocaust Centers ". "That was not the intent". The Nazis murdered millions in gas chambers using chemical agent Zyklon B. "This was mine to own, min...

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In Turkey Thousands of 'No' supporters protest vote in Istanbul

If Erdogan's victory is confirmed, Turkey will be transformed from a parliamentary democracy to a presidential republic, with the controversial president having said that he would consider the reint...

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North Korea Could Load Sarin Gas on a Missile, Japan Warns

North Korea Could Load Sarin Gas on a Missile, Japan Warns

These celebrations coincide with increased tension in the peninsula after the U.S. responded to the latest North Korean missile launch by sending a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier towards the peninsu...

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Canadian government introduces legislation to legalize marijuana

It would allow people to possess up to 30 grams (one ounce) of dried or fresh cannabis and sets the minimum at 18 years of age , though provinces can set a higher legal age . The provincial govern...

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Italian rescue ships save about 2000 migrants

Italian NGO Sea Eye and the German group Jugend Rettet were also aiding in the rescue efforts. (CNN) - Italian authorities were still bringing migrants and refugees to shore Monday after one of the ...

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Japan PM urges NKorea to stop missiles

Tensions on the peninsula have ratcheted up in recent weeks, amid tit-for-tat saber-rattling from the United States and North Korea and analysts' warnings that North Korea was preparing for another nu...

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India offers $4.5-bn credit to Bangladesh

India offers $4.5-bn credit to Bangladesh

Asserting that Bangabandu Sheikh Mujibur Rahman was a dear friend of India and a towering leader, Prime Minister Modi said a prominent road in New Delhi has been named after him. Bangladesh has welcom...

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers to run for Iran's next president

Ahmadinejad had earlier reiterated that he would not stand for the elections, on the recommendation of Iran's supreme leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei. In Sept. 2016, local media quoted Iran's Su...

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Trump Administration Delivers Message to North Korea

The demilitarised zone (DMZ) is a heavily mined, four-km-wide strip of land lined with barbed wire running across the Korean peninsula, with soldiers on both sides in a continual eyeball-to-eyeball ...

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North Korea has amassed chemical weapons - Japan

North Korea has amassed chemical weapons - Japan

North Korea is now preparing for its biggest national holiday, the 105th anniversary of the birth of state founder Kim Il-sung, grandfather of the current leader, dubbed the " Day of the Sun ". North ...

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Raptors, Kyle Lowry look to recover from latest slow start

But it's happened so often that most Raptors fans are likely numb to it by now. Early on Saturday, Antetokounmpo put on a one-man show: two dunks, three rebounds , a layup and free throw as Milwau...

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Paul Manafort May Register as a Foreign Agent

Manafort may have resigned from the Trump campaign last August, but it looks like that connection has continued to follow him and his work. Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni said his lobbying for oust...

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Turkey divided: protesters fill streets in Istanbul and Ankara

In that first speech to reporters Erdogan also reserved special mention for the Kurdish-majority southeast and thanked voters there for playing a crucial role in ensuring that the amendments package w...

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Turkish people voted in favor of changes to the country's constitution

Results carried by the state-run Anadolu news agency showed the "yes" vote had about 51.3% compared to 48.7% for the "no" vote with almost 99% of the vote counted. Turkey's largest and relatively ...

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Pence Warns North Korea Not To Test Trump

Pence arrived at the gateway to the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas on on April 17, in a show of United States resolve hours after North Korea failed in its attempt to test another missile....

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Minnesota leaders call on Trump to consult Congress on Syria

In his first interview as President Donald Trump's top national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster on Sunday backed the USA missile attack on Syria last week, saying "we're prepared to do more",...

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Pence makes surprise stop to demilitarised zone during Korea trip

Pence makes surprise stop to demilitarised zone during Korea trip

Vincent Brooks, the top US commander in South Korea. President Donald Trump asserted today that China was working with the USA on "the North Korea problem", after yesterday's failed missile launch...

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Turkey's referendum and what's next

Opponents accuse him of leading a drive towards one-man rule in Turkey, a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member that borders Iran, Iraq and Syria and whose stability is of vital importance to the ...

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Gibraltar scolds Tusk, says European Union helping Spain to act like a…

Gibraltar scolds Tusk, says European Union helping Spain to act like a…

Dastis said comparing Gibraltar to the Falklands was out of context. Under its guidelines, Spain would effectively be given a veto over how any EU-UK trade deal affects Gibraltar . The British...

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Hussein Obama's Federal Bureau of Investigation had

Hussein Obama's Federal Bureau of Investigation had "Secret" FISA Warrant to Surveill Key Trump Advisor

Page has not been charged with any crimes, and it is unclear whether the U.S. Justice Department might accuse him or others in connection with Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 presidential electi...

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Bernie Sanders kicks off cross-country tour, wants change

Bernie Sanders kicks off cross-country tour, wants change

Democrats previously reticent to welcoming Bernie SandersBernie SandersDemocrats welcome Bernie takeover Clinton campaign hands over 10 million contacts to DNC: report Sanders: Dems didn't do enough i...

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U.S. looking into possible Russian role in Syria chemical attack

The United States military launched 59 missiles during the early hours of April 7, targeting an airbase in Syria . In the immediate aftermath of the attack, Moscow said it plans to buttress Syria'...

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North Korean missile test fails 'almost immediately', say USA and South Korea

At the city's annual Kimilsungia flower show - held to celebrate Saturday's 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea's founding ruler, Kim Il Sung, and the purple orchid named for him - thousands...

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President Jacob Zuma warns against racism resurgence in South Africa

President Jacob Zuma warns against racism resurgence in South Africa

Zuma, who turned 75 on Wednesday, is due to step down as head of the ANC in December, and as president in advance of the 2019 general election. President Jacob Zuma is playing the long game in his u...

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No further details on Dlamini-Zuma receiving presidential protection

No further details on Dlamini-Zuma receiving presidential protection

The party released a statement claiming Dlamini-Zuma was enjoying protection by the PPU before she went to a hotel where the "apparent" threats were made against her. This is despite the fact that the...

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Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister

Syria Values Highly Russia's Stance on US Aggression - Foreign Minister

Safronkov said Russia's Foreign Minister asked U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during talks earlier Wednesday in Moscow to jointly request the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weap...

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Putin: U.S.-Russia relations 'degraded' since Trump took office

Putin: U.S.-Russia relations 'degraded' since Trump took office

Not long before Trump spoke in Washington, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson struck a similar tone after an nearly two-hour meeting with Putin, saying the two countries had reached a "low point" in r...

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Will the Department of Justice Roll Back Police Reform?

The decision casts a shadow on potential consent decrees and pacts made under President Barack Obama between the Justice Department and police departments, including Chicago's beleaguered law enfor...

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North Korean nuclear threat reached 'new level': Seoul

The missiles were among one element of a massive, militaristic parade to mark the 1912 birthday of the regime's founder, Kim Il Sung. The arsenal of weapons on display included the new ballistic mis...

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United States and its allies considering options after North Korea's 'provocative' missile launch

Pence said that the era of United States "strategic patience" in dealing with the North was over, after more than two decades. Following a parade showing off the country'd missile arsenal, a North ...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi Pitches For Justice To Muslim Women

The BJP NEC passed a resolution condemning the Opposition and the Congress for stalling the proposal for according constitutional status to the OBC Commission. With such a background, Mr Modi desired ...

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Kenyans sweep Boston Marathon on a good day for US runners

Kiplagat, a 38-year-old mother of two, ran alone for the final miles of the race, finishing with in 2:21:52, nearly a minute ahead of Bahrain's Rose Chelimo. "I figured I'd try to make it to 40K and t...

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Legislators Target British Citizenship Of Assad's Wife

Legislators Target British Citizenship Of Assad's Wife

Tom Brake , a Liberal Democrat member of Parliament, has written to Rudd, calling for her to do just that in the case of Asma Assad . Mr Brake, who is writing to Home Secretary Amber Rudd to set ...

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Outcome of Turkey vote likely to further cool EU relations

Though the implementation of the new constitution may wait two years (it is not altogether certain that it actually will as many aspects of it already exist in practice), the president will now certai...

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Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

Pence arrived in South Korea just hours after North Korea launched its latest ballistic missile - which exploded within a few seconds - and amid a weekend of fanfare in North Korea, during which the r...

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