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Duterte to bring home pardoned OFWs in Middle East visit

Duterte to bring home pardoned OFWs in Middle East visit

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte promised on Monday that the welfare of expatriate Filipino workers in the Gulf will be the main focus of his week-long tour of the region. Duterte said the importa...

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8-year-old suspect in toddler's home day care death

8-year-old suspect in toddler's home day care death

Muskegon police said they have information that Korey was crying and an 8-year-old had unsupervised contact with him at that time. He explained little Corey had been crying and "the eight-year-old d...

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Germany urges Turkey to talk to opposition after referendum win

Germany urges Turkey to talk to opposition after referendum win

The referendum's reforms are expected to come into effect by 2019, replacing the current parliamentary system with one that would see all executive powers handed to the President's office. The Europea...

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Favorite Easter Tradition of Arkansas Cause for Concern for Churches?

Favorite Easter Tradition of Arkansas Cause for Concern for Churches?

The first group, comprised of children 3 and under, rushed to snatch Easter eggs at 1:50 p.m., and were followed by older children. Hundreds of kids gathered at Canyon Creek Park for a big community...

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Showtime wins live U.S. broadcast rights for Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko bout

Showtime wins live U.S. broadcast rights for Anthony Joshua-Wladimir Klitschko bout

ET. Joshua heads into the contest giving away 14 years in age and 50 contests to the vastly more experienced Klitschko, but believes youth will give him an edge. The fight will take place at Wembley...

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Pence makes first trip to Asia as tension mounts with North Korea

Pence makes first trip to Asia as tension mounts with North Korea

He added the worst of the war would be the sheer death toll when North Korea is destroyed. Touching on the deployment of the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense ( THAAD ) missile defense system in S...

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Thousands expected to march in South Africa on Friday against Zuma

Thousands expected to march in South Africa on Friday against Zuma

If South Africans wish to place the country on a stable path to prosperity, they need to do more than seek the ouster of Mr. Zuma , for he has already laid the foundations for his ex-wife to take the...

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Explosions, Fights, Pepper Spray At Berkeley Patriot's Day Rally

Police attempted to maintain order with poles and fence mesh, but the barriers did not stop the two sides from violently engaging. But makeshift dividers quickly came down as demonstrators started ...

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Trump on North Korea: They 'Gotta Behave'

Trump on North Korea: They 'Gotta Behave'

Kim In Ryong told a news conference that "if the USA dares opt for a military action", North Korea "is ready to react to any mode of war desired by the U.S". When asked about that, Pence said, "I know...

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Pak extends felicitations to Turkey on outcome of referendum

With 99.97 per cent of ballots counted, the "Yes" campaign had won 51.41 per cent of the votes cast, while "No" had taken 48.59 per cent. German integration commissioner Aydan Ozoguz warned against ...

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Migrants feared dead as boat sinks off Libya coast

Mass drownings like the one feared to have happened Thursday are becoming more common as traffickers pack as many migrants as possible onto rickety boats. At least 590 of them have died or have gone m...

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Government abolishes 457 visas for foreign workers

Government abolishes 457 visas for foreign workers

He said there will be greater requirements around work history and English skills. The reforms would focus on "Australian jobs and Australian values", he said. "Australia is the most successful mult...

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Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

Trump to seek changes in visa program to encourage hiring Americans

On the "hire American" front, the executive order directs federal agencies to more strictly enforce H1-B visa laws and propose reforms to the program to prevent fraud and abuse and ensure visas are aw...

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McMaster visits Afghanistan, plans full 'strategy review' of options

McMaster visits Afghanistan, plans full 'strategy review' of options

General John Nicholson, the U.S. forces commander in Afghanistan, has requested thousands of additional troops to "break the stalemate", between the Afghan forces and the Taliban, on top of the estima...

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India, Australia ink six pacts

On his part Modi said Australia is now ready to export uranium to India with the passage of a legislation in the Australian Parliament with bi-partisan support. "The waters of the Indian Ocean remind ...

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North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

North Korea accuses U.S. of creating situation for nuclear war

Speaking in Seoul, capital of South Korea, Pence linked recent U.S. military strikes in Syria and Afghanistan with the situation in Korea, saying they showed the "strength and resolve of our new presi...

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Pence visits military camp near Korean DMZ amid tensions with North

Pence visits military camp near Korean DMZ amid tensions with North

Tensions are deepening as the US has sent an aircraft carrier to waters off the peninsula and is conducting its biggest-ever joint military exercises with South Korea. "Whatever comes from USA politic...

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Korea's Lotte chairman charged in connection with corruption scandal

She is the first leader of South Korea to be forced from office in response to popular pressure since the founding president, Syngman Rhee, fled into exile in Hawaii in 1960. Park has denied any legal...

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Fugitive Mexican ex-governor wanted for graft arrested in Guatemala

Javier Duarte was arrested at arond 8pm at the reception of a luxury hotel in the tourist resort town of Panajachel, Guatemalan police said. Javier Duarte, the former governor of Veracruz state, is ...

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VP Pence: US won't tolerate further North Korea weapons tests

VP Pence: US won't tolerate further North Korea weapons tests

North Korea has taken "self-defensive" measures in response to U.S. threats of military action and these reflect Pyongyang's determination to "counter nukes and ICBM in kind", Kim said, referring to i...

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Brighton returns to English top-flight after 34 years

Don't get me wrong, playing in the best league in the world is not something I take for granted - and I'd take playing Stoke away in the Premier League over playing Brighton in the Championship ever...

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French far-left presidential candidate Melenchon ahead of Fillon for first time

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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S. Africa remains committed to measured fiscal consolidation: president

In his first public remarks about Thursday's midnight reshuffle, Zuma on Tuesday also urged his cabinet to reach out and reassure worldwide investors following the dismissal of former finance minister...

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William, Kate join Queen Elizabeth II for Easter service

George's chapel in Windsor Castle. And sometimes - if we're lucky - we get to witness The Queen's role as Great-Grandmother to Kate Middleton and Prince William's children George and Charlotte. Last...

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South Korean prosecutors expect to indict Park next Monday

Woo Byung-woo, a senior presidential aide from 2015 to 2016, was indicted for alleged negligence in preventing Choi from interfering in state affairs and abusing his authority. An election to determin...

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US Allies Show Strong Support for Strikes on Syria

The comments from Homs provincial Governor Talal Barazi came just hours after the Syrian government said the US missile attack on the Shayrat air base had caused extensive damage. But U.N. Ambassador ...

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Australia signed six agreements including cooperation in civil aviation security

Speaking on the occasion, Goel said,"We have a lot to learn and share with Australia in the field of sports". Turnbull, after a meeting with his Indian counterpart, Narendra Modi, said the two had a...

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Watch Trump's First White House Easter Egg Roll

Standing next to Melania and his eleven-year-old son Barron, President Trump forgot to lift his hand to his heart during the national anthem and only remembered when his wife nudged him to do so. ...

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North Korea snubbed Chinese diplomats

H.R. McMaster, Trump's top national security adviser, told ABC's "This Week" the USA would rely on its allies as well as Chinese leadership to solve the issues with North Korea. Treasury has also plac...

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United says it won't use police with bumped passengers

United says it won't use police with bumped passengers

The protocol of United Airlines in effect regarding the removal of passengers from commercial flights. Following Mr Munoz's apologetic second statement the company recovered much of the loss to se...

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Clashes break out at Trump rally in Berkeley, California

Clashes break out at Trump rally in Berkeley, California

Protesters took to the streets in dozens of cities nationwide Saturday to call on President Donald Trump to release his tax returns, both for transparency in his business dealings and potential confli...

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Massive mound of rubbish crushes 10 people in Sri Lanka

Major General Sudantha Ranasinghe, who is heading the rescue efforts, said 78 houses were destroyed and more than 150 were damaged. Emergency officials told the BBC that up to 20 people may remain b...

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Asian shares, won move south on worries over North Korea

Trump also said his administration will not label China a currency manipulator in the Treasury Department's semi-annual report on currency practices of major trading partners which is due out on Frida...

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Trump administration says no U.S. trading partners manipulate currency

As the central bank has been reluctant to intervene in recent sessions, the NT dollar appreciated more than 6 percent against the greenback in the first quarter this year, which sparked an outcry from...

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Tillerson, Lavrov fail to bridge deepening US-Russia divide

It was the eighth veto by Russian Federation, a close ally of Syrian President Bashar Assad, on a Western-backed Syria resolution and reflected the deep division that has left the U.N.'s most powerful...

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