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Dhinakaran cautious; says MLAs meet not show of strength

Earlier, Dhinakaran said none in the party were against him, asserting that all party MLAs stood behind him. Later in the day, he thanked his supporters through his verified Twitter handle. Dhinakar...

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Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

Pence stands iron-clad with removing North Korea's nukes

He said his country's "era of strategic patience" with North Korea was over. The new administration has expressed a desire to peacefully resolve this issue, but the USA will not back down from a fig...

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Republican vows 'all hands on deck' in Georgia congressional runoff

Tuesday's balloting in Georgia's 6th Congressional District didn't produce a victor, but Democratic upstart Jon Ossoff - seeking to replace Republican Tom Price , who was tapped by President Donald...

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Rep. Gabbard: Syria missile strike 'illegal and unconstitutional'

Rep. Gabbard: Syria missile strike 'illegal and unconstitutional'

Sen. In Washington , a senior USA official said Syria may have had help carrying out the alleged chemical attack, but stopped short of accusing Russian Federation of complicity. It's a perception...

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Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

I think it's gonna go down as one of the worst deals in the history of this country, maybe of the world", Trump said in 2015. We should double up and triple up the sanctions and have them come to us...

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Australia, US move to curb skilled worker visas

Australia, US move to curb skilled worker visas

A day after the U.S. and Australia announced tightening of their skilled visa programmes, India said it was consulting both foreign governments and other stakeholders to assess the impact on its out...

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Stephen Colbert Scolds Russia For Criticizing Donald Trump After Electing Him

The video comes at a time of high tensions between the USA and North Korea . South Korean presidential candidates clashed on Wednesday night in a TV debate over the planned US -supplied Terminal Hi...

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Pence, on US carrier, pledges to defend Asia

As Vice President Mike Pence arrives in Japan to further forge the economic ties between the two nations, Japan says it will take the lead to finish the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the Uni...

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Georgia special election result lets both sides claim victory

Handel said she got a congratulatory phone call from President Donald Trump Wednesday morning. The president barely edged Hillary Clinton here in November, falling short of a majority four years aft...

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Neil Gorsuch becomes 113th US Supreme Court Justice

Another was Merrick Garland , the judge who stood on the same spot in March past year as Barack Obama issued a dire warning that if Republicans blocked his nomination it would imperil American democr...

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United Nations says closely monitoring mass hunger strike in Israeli jails

United Nations says closely monitoring mass hunger strike in Israeli jails

Terrorist leader Marwan Barghouti, remains wildly popular among Palestinian Authority citizens despite being imprisoned for life. The United Nations on Tuesday said it was following closely a hung...

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Trump breaks his promise on releasing his tax returns

Trump breaks his promise on releasing his tax returns

NPR's Joel Rose reports . Arkansas voters voiced their displeasure with a hail of boos directed at Republican Senator Tom Cotton after he offered up weak excuses for why Donald Trump will not ...

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IMF chief says all members believe in free, fair trade

IMF chief says all members believe in free, fair trade

It warned that inward-looking policies threaten global integration and the cooperative global economic order, a faster-than-expected pace of interest rate hikes in the United States could tighten gl...

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Election will give United Kingdom 'strongest hand' in Brexit talks, says Theresa May

Brexit will dominate the campaign, with May - who took office after David Cameron resigned following the European Union vote - seeking public backing for her plan to pull Britain out of Europe's ...

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Troops mass in Pyongyang show of strength

Troops mass in Pyongyang show of strength

During an interview with the Associated Press on April. 14, North Korean Vice Minister Han Song-ryol said that the North "will go to war" if the United States makes that choice. USA satellite imager...

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Facebook killer Steve Stephens takes own life after police chase

Facebook killer Steve Stephens takes own life after police chase

The police chief said Stephens apparently chose Godwin at random. He is believed to have shot himself after a short police pursuit. Godwin's sister said she feels, "Angry sometimes", over Robert's...

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Turkey demands end of European Union interference in referendum outcome

Hundreds of people queued and protested outside the Turkish election board's offices in Ankara and Istanbul to demand a controversial last-minute decision during Sunday's referendum to accept ballot...

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White House defends portrayal of 'armada' push toward Korean peninsula

The aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson and its strike group actually sailed south after U.S. Later Tuesday, a representative for Pacific Command told NBC News that the ships cancelled port visits, a...

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Afghanistan: At least 94 Daesh militants killed in MOAB blast

An initial assessment said 36 militants had been killed. The strike targeted a network of fortified underground tunnels that ISIS had been using to stage attacks on government forces in Nangarhar pr...

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Australian Working Visa Scrapped To Give Citizens Priority

The 457 visa has been popular with many Irish people over the years, and has allowed thousand of Irish to enter Australia since 1996. The programme will be replaced by another visa programme, wi...

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Peter O'Mahony among 11 Irish players to make Lions squad

The Ireland captain will be eager to travel to New Zealand after a disappointing tour to Australia in 2013 where he wasn't selected in any of the three Test squads. The squad was heavy on power in b...

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Quest for poll symbol ousts Sasikala and kin

Quest for poll symbol ousts Sasikala and kin

On Monday, the Delhi Police today booked Dhinakaran for allegedly trying to bribe an Election Commission official in a failed bid to obtain the coveted "two-leaves" party symbol for his faction. Also,...

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North Korea Displays Apparently New Missiles amid Rising Tensions across the Region

North Korea Displays Apparently New Missiles amid Rising Tensions across the Region

US Vice-President Mike Pence travels to South Korea on Sunday as part of a long-planned Asian tour. China is North Korea's lone major ally but has spoken out against its missile and nuclear tests an...

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British Prime Minister May Calls for June 8 General Election

Wyn Grant, politics professor at the University of Warwick, said: "Clearly if Labour suffer a big defeat, Corbyn is going to go". But despite the move and Labour MPs, such as Lisa Nandy and Clive Le...

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Tusk to meet May in London today

Tusk to meet May in London today

He also criticised the suggestion that Britain could not discuss potential trade deals with the rest of the world until it has left the EU. Following a debate in Strasbourg, the European Parliament ...

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Allies silent, jibes in China over US carrier mix-up

As is customary, the Navy did not say exactly where the carrier force was headed or its precise mission. Now, the Carl Vinson is on a course for the Korean Peninsula, expected to arrive in the regio...

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Trump congratulates New England Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez

Trump congratulates New England Patriots, doesn't mention Hernandez

If you're thinking that maybe Trump just made a decision to not mention any of the players who skipped out on the White House visit, that doesn't seem to be the case because Danny Amendola - who was...

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Pence Urges US Allies To 'Isolate And Pressure' North Korea

Pence Urges US Allies To 'Isolate And Pressure' North Korea

An April 18 AFP report published in Japan Times observed, "North Korea could react to a potential US strike by targeting South Korea or Japan, and officials in both countries have been ill at ease w...

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Kashmir Violence: Eight Killed In Clashes During By-Election

The Election Commission has ordered a re-poll in 38 of the 1,559 polling stations which fall in the Srinagar Parliamentary constituency. The Election Commission on Monday night deferred the Anantn...

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Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

Britain urges N. Korea to stop nuclear weapons drive

However, the vice minister of foreign affairs told Tracy that North Korea will eventually go through with that test at a time of their choosing. Pyongyang unveiled what appeared to be a new in...

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'Controversial & unfair': Turkish opposition files appeal for referendum annulment

'Controversial & unfair': Turkish opposition files appeal for referendum annulment

Turkey's main opposition party has formally appealed for the annulment of a referendum to expand Erdogan's powers, defying the prime minister's call for political forces to respect the official result...

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Zara pulls skirt over likeness to alt-right symbol Pepe the frog

Zara pulls skirt over likeness to alt-right symbol Pepe the frog

The image began to circulate so much online that the Anti-Defamation League listed it as a hate symbol previous year, noting that "the use of racist and bigoted versions of Pepe memes seems to be incr...

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Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Aaron Hernandez found dead in prison cell

Legislators in MA have made attempts over the years to close the loophole where death leads to expungement in a case under appeal. Aaron Hernandez was found dead in his cell this morning, but he is ...

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Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Jalilov may have had ties to radical Islamists, the Interfax news agency reported . The last confirmed attack was in October 2015 when Islamic State militants downed a Russian airliner heading fr...

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Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Turkey's premier warns opposition against street protests

Bulent Tezcan, CHP deputy leader, said the YSK decision sparked a "serious legitimacy crisis", in an interview with CNN-Turk television. It cited precedents in which it had accepted unstamped ballots ...

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