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Iraqi warplanes strike Daesh positions in Syria

A battle is raging against ISIS in the Iraqi city of Mosul just as USA and Kurdish forces are reportedly preparing for a major offensive for the Syrian city of Raqqa-ISIS' claimed capital. Abdel...

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Intu Properties PLC 15.5% Potential Decrease Indicated by Liberum Capital

Intu Properties PLC has a 1-year low of GBX 254.70 and a 1-year high of GBX 323.90. This is a boost from Intu Properties PLC's previous dividend of $4.60. The original version of this story can be ...

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£14000 tuition fees planned for shorter degree courses

£14000 tuition fees planned for shorter degree courses

Students at the college in Hereford will receive 46 weeks' teaching a year, nearly twice as much as that offered by many British universities. Writing in The Times today, universities minister Jo ...

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GO trains back on the move after outage

Friday. "Our crews have been working to restore those systems and that is fully underway". "Some of the trains are moving again and we're working to resolve the situation completely", said CN spok...

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'Bachelorette' Rachel Lindsay: I Was "Heartbroken" After 'The Bachelor' Elimination

Lindsay said during a Friday appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show . She also even stands up for the controversial Corinne Olympios, which may be an indication that she's not as insane as the show ...

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De Lima: 'I will not be silenced'

De Lima: 'I will not be silenced'

Her camp said Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court (RTC) Branch 204 Judge Juanita Guererro committed grave abuse of discretion when she ordered her arrest despite her pending motion to dismiss the case ove...

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Sen. Leila De Lima arrested over drug charges

Sen. Leila De Lima arrested over drug charges

Presiding judge Juanita Guerrero of Muntinlupa Regional Trial Court signed the order to issue De Lima's arrest warrant. De Lima, a human rights lawyer before joining government, says the charges are...

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Blow for Jeremy Corbyn as Tories achieve historic win in Copeland by-election

On a visit to the constituency, Mrs May said newly elected MP Trudy Harrison had upset the odds in a seat held by Labour since the 1930s. She praised Mrs Harrison as "such a fantastic candidate", on...

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Le Pen Top Aide Put Under Formal Investigation over Corruption

Le Pen Top Aide Put Under Formal Investigation over Corruption

Le Pen's speech was part of an effort to enhance her global profile, a few days after a visit to Beirut where she met the Lebanese president and prime minister. She is also skeptical of multilateral i...

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Nigeria summons S.Africa ambassador over anti-immigrant violence

Landau said he sees apathy to world crises "as a symptom towards the same processes that led to xenophobia - a willingness to ignore the disadvantaged in our own societies and the kind of alienation...

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IOM Fears Further Rise in South Africa Anti-immigrant Violence

Viriri told VOA that IOM fears the violence could get worse because migrants say they plan to mobilize themselves for their own protection. "How does South Africans do that to their fellow African...

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Trump touts recent immigration raids, calls them a 'military operation'

Priebus' discussions with FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe had begun after the New York Times published the story last month about Trump's campaign associates having repeated contacts with the ...

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Anti-Le Pen alliance may give France's Macron a boost

The media office of Lebanon's grand mufti, Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, told Reuters they were "surprised by her refusal " seeing as Le Pen's aides were told beforehand that a headscarf would be requ...

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Kansas Man Arrested In Shooting That Reportedly Targeted Foreigners

Kansas Man Arrested In Shooting That Reportedly Targeted Foreigners

The case is being investigated by local police, as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and US Attorney's office. Police said a man was finally tracked down and arrested about five hours late...

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Obama for President… in France?

Obama for President… in France?

A petition calling for Obama to step forward as a candidate in the French presidential election has blown up online with almost 27,000 signatures in less than a week. Obama would be a good presiden...

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Daytona 500: Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. racing?

Daytona 500: Is Dale Earnhardt Jr. racing?

By racing his way into the 500 with his finish position, Gaughan didn't need the safety net of being the fastest of the six "Open" drivers. Patrick, 34, said: "I've had concussions". "I hope he's pr...

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Trump Speech To Conservatives Evokes Campaign

Trump Speech To Conservatives Evokes Campaign

Trump has previously and vehemently rallied against the use of anonymous sources . Trump specifically referred to a Washington Post story published this month in which nine current and former...

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Anti-immigrant protests erupt in South Africa's capital

Anti-immigrant protests erupt in South Africa's capital

At least five homes and businesses belonging to Nigerians were burned by a mob on Saturday, while 15 houses, either belonging or rented by immigrants, especially Nigerians, were been burnt by angry re...

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Russian Federation says will veto Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

Russian Federation says will veto Syria sanctions over chemical weapons

Britain's deputy United Nations ambassador, Peter Wilson, said after a closed-door Security Council meeting on Friday that a vote will come "as soon as possible". U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Hal...

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New Pew survey: Republicans would trust Trump over GOP congressional leaders

The grounds for impeaching Trump or any other president, it bears noting, are laid out in the Constitution, which says a president "shall be removed from Office on Impeachment for, and Conviction of, ...

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Iraqi forces launch new push to free Mosul airport, military base

Iraqi forces launch new push to free Mosul airport, military base

But the advance to retake the remainder of western Mosul may take some time. USA military advisers have also been seen operating close to the front lines in Syria, where approximately 500 special ...

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SC residents deeply divided over Trump, Winthrop Poll says

His approval rating (now at 38 percent) has dropped since earlier this month while, Vice President Mike Pence's approval rating remains slightly higher than Trump's - he's hovering around 41 percent. ...

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Labour and UKIP both give Tories cause for delight

It's as if the party has nothing to live for, especially due to the increasing appeal of the new Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May, which took a seat off Labour last night. Ahead of the vote Sne...

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Australians protest first ever visit by Israeli PM

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Thursday backed pardoning a soldier sentenced to 18 months in prison for shooting dead a wounded Palestinian assailant, media reported . I hate bigotry....

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Unidentified sea creature washes up on Philippines beach

Numerous photographs are selfies, which locals took of themselves with the pale-colored, hairy-looking large mass, that appeared to be bleeding. Images of the creature have since gone viral online, ...

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At least 68 killed in bombings in town recaptured from Islamic State

Turkish officials said last week they had nearly taken control of al-Bab, however, a war monitor said the jihadists still control 90 percent of the town. A final push to capture al-Bab was launched ea...

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Kansas star Jackson charged with criminal damage

A woman told police who arrived at the scene that the vehicle she was driving had been damaged by "a known person and other unknown individual (s)", Branson said in a news release Friday. The district...

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UN says 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death in famines

UN says 1.4 million children at imminent risk of death in famines

The situation is the worst hunger catastrophe since fighting erupted more than three years ago. FAO Representative in South Sudan Serge Tissot said starvation had become a tragic reality in part...

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Wozniacki moves into second straight WTA final

Wozniacki moves into second straight WTA final

Bellis led 2-0 in the third set before fourth-seeded Radwanska rebounded to 2-2. "I love playing here", she said. Wozniacki lost the opening set but went on to beat Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukrain...

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Gas prices a factor in Manitoba inflation jump

There was, however, evidence that higher energy prices were having a larger impact with transport costs rising 2.8% on the month to give a 6.3% annual increase. Of the eight parts of the consumer econ...

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A US Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

A US Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

Earlier in the day, Lt. Gen. Raid Shakir Jawdat, the commander of the federal police forces, told Xinhua that the troops freed the airport after several hours of fierce clashes with the IS militants...

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Prince Charles plans to use Nutella as bait to sterilise grey squirrels

The particular danger of grey squirrels is that they spread the squirrelpox virus, which does not affect them but quickly kills off red squirrels. The plans were apparently discussed at a meeting ho...

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Brazil's foreign minister resigns - to prepare for 'medical treatments'

Brazil's foreign minister resigns - to prepare for 'medical treatments'

According to the doctors, his recovery will take at least four months, the letter said. Moraes, 48, is a well-connected longtime member of the center-right Brazilian Social Democracy Party who has s...

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Mexico won't accept Trump's 'unilateral' immigration rules

Mexico won't accept Trump's 'unilateral' immigration rules

They plan to meet Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and other top officials. Tillerson said the meeting "reaffirmed" the close cooperation between the two countries on energy, legal migration, se...

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Kim Jong-nam killed by "VX nerve agent"

North Korea is believed to have the world's third-largest stockpile of chemical weapons, according to the Nuclear Threat Initiative project, while South Korean analysts have identified sarin and VX ...

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