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Russia's Putin congratulates Erdogan on Turkey referendum

WASHINGTON, ANKARA-U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday congratulated Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on his slim "victory" after the country's April 16 referendum election, vastly perceiv...

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Pope Francis condemns attack on a convoy in Syria

The pope delivered his Easter message from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica . Pope Francis castigated "oppressive regimes" in his Easter massage on Sunday and appealed to world leaders t...

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Wisconsin, New York governors ask Trump for help on milk

Wisconsin, New York governors ask Trump for help on milk

US President Donald Trump promised on Tuesday to defend American dairy farmers who have been hurt by Canada's protectionist trade practices, during a visit to the cheese-making state of Wisconsin. Des...

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China seriously concerned over North Korea's nuclear programme

China seriously concerned over North Korea's nuclear programme

The Rodong Sinmun , the official newspaper of the North's ruling Workers' Party, did not mince its words in a commentary, saying North Korea was fully prepared for any USA attack. He again reiterate...

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WH: Georgia's Special Election 'A Big Loss' for Democrats

It means he will head to a hard faceoff against Republican Karen Handel in the red district in June. There, Democrat Francine Busby won 44% of the vote in the jungle primary - well ahead of Republic...

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Palestinian prisoners start hunger strike in Israeli prisons

Hundreds of Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails have begun an open-ended hunger strike to demand better prison conditions, according to Palestinian and Israeli officials. "After exhausting all ot...

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Game-time decision Monday

The Bruins took a 3-1 lead late in the period with a power-play goal as Bergeron tipped David Pastrnak's shot. With the power play winding down, Ottawa's Kyle Turris slid a pass to Bobby Ryan for...

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Tensions Between North Korea and the United States

Tensions Between North Korea and the United States

Pyongyang has recently been ratcheting up its threats to strike the United States with a missile, blaming President Donald Trump's bellicose rhetoric against the regime. On the occasion of this year's...

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Trump Revokes Obama's Parting Gift to Planned Parenthood

Trump Revokes Obama's Parting Gift to Planned Parenthood

Trump signed the measure Thursday behind closed doors in the Oval Office. Jim Sedlak, executive director of American Life League and founder of STOPP (Stop Planned Parenthood International), add...

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Australian visa move unlikely to impact Indian IT workers: Nasscom

Speaking on the scrapping of the controversial visa programme, Turnbull says that Australia has been an immigration nation, but that doesn't take away the right that the Australians have on the local ...

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CIA, FBI search for mole who gave top secret docs to Wikileaks

CIA, FBI search for mole who gave top secret docs to Wikileaks

The CIA and Federal Bureau of Investigation have launched a manhunt for the person who leaked top-secret documents in America's worst security breach in history. WikiLeaks published a trove of secret ...

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Trump 'creating a war situation' says North Korean official at enormous parade

Trump 'creating a war situation' says North Korean official at enormous parade

However, Associated Press quoted USA officials as saying that the Trump administration was focusing more on raising pressure on North Korea with the help of China rather than using military force. The...

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Jakarta votes for governor after divisive campaign

Jakarta votes for governor after divisive campaign

Investors in Indonesian markets are likely to return to fundamentals such as corporate earnings, now that the political uncertainties surrounding the divisive Jakarta election have diminished, analy...

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Supreme Court denies Arkansas request to carry out execution

Supreme Court denies Arkansas request to carry out execution

Davis speaks after the news that the U.S. Supreme Court stayed the scheduled Monday, April 17, 2017, execution of Don Davis, scuttling efforts to resume capital punishment after almost 12 years, in Va...

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Here's What Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Order Means

Here's What Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Order Means

Trump's order seeks to ensure the visas go only to the most skilled workers. It also "directs federal agencies to propose reforms to the H-1B program in order shift the program back to its origina...

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US VP Pence assures Japan: America is with you '100 per cent'

In the absence of a strong conservative contender, conservative voters who are sensitive to North Korea issues have been swaying in favor of Ahn over the liberal front-runner advocating engagement wit...

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Something Sketchy Happened the Same Day Ivanka Trump Met with China's President

Something Sketchy Happened the Same Day Ivanka Trump Met with China's President

Sales spiked 771 percent in February over the same month previous year, after White House counselor Kellyanne Conway exhorted Fox viewers to "Go buy Ivanka's stuff". And let's be clear about this:...

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GOP chairman warns of 'creeping authoritarianism' in Turkey

On Tuesday, the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) requested the poll be scrapped due to alleged violations, including vote rigging. Mr...

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French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

French Socialist candidate holding Paris rally

Le Pen, who has been pressing home her core message on stopping immigration in the past week, dropped by 2.5 percentage points to 22.5 percent of voting intentions compared with early April, and Macro...

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Australia scraps 457 temporary work visa to 'put Australians first'

According to government statistics, 95,758 people were living in Australia under 457 Visa programme previous year, with the highest proportion coming from India (24.6 per cent), followed by Britain (1...

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Ossoff and Handel 'getting back to work' for June runoff

Democrats have a long-shot chance of taking back control of the House next year and breaking the GOP's monopoly control of Washington. "That no matter what the outcome is tonight - whether we take it ...

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Pence visits USS Ronald Reagan carrier in Japan

Pence visits USS Ronald Reagan carrier in Japan

Pyongyang has offered to halt its nuclear and missile programme if the United States ends its "reckless" military exercise drills with South Korea. Pence is in the Asia-Pacific region to visit top o...

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Iran Sticks To Nuclear Deal, But US Says It Will Review Sanctions

While speaking of the nuclear deal during his 2016 election campaign, President Donald Trump said that he would "tear it up", a position the administration has since moderated. The administration of...

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China hunts US-based tycoon who made corruption claims

China hunts US-based tycoon who made corruption claims

Foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang gave no details about Guo's alleged crimes, but The South China Morning Post reported that he is suspected of bribing a former top official in China's intelligen...

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AIADMK factions bury hatchet; Sasikala, Dinakaran ousted

Unity efforts in the AIADMK hit a roadblock on Tuesday after former Tamil Nadu Chief Minister O. Panneerselvam sought the exit of the now jailed V.K. Sasikala and her family, and Chief Minister K. Suk...

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Thousands demand resignation of South African president

According to Whip Mthembu, the ANC's chief, the ruling party will side with Jacob Zuma . In Johannesburg, ruling party members assaulted several protesters participating in a march organized by the...

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Easter events open to Downriver community

Easter events open to Downriver community

The organisers are absolutely amped for the event and have planned two separate hunts for the four to 14-year-old children and for the one to three-year-old children. Goshen Christian Reformed Church,...

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Donald Trump Sign 'Buy American Hire American' Executive Order in Wisconsin Trip

Donald Trump Sign 'Buy American Hire American' Executive Order in Wisconsin Trip

As for the H-1B visa program , Trump said visas are awarded in a random lottery. President Trump also asked his top officials to suggest reforms to help ensure that H-1B visas were awarded to the m...

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Tom Brady skipping WH visit, citing 'family matters'

Galynn Brady , his mother, has undergone chemotherapy for her battle with cancer, so his absence could be related to that. "Whether you're trying to win a Super Bowl, or rebuild our country, as Coac...

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Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

Canada: Trump is wrong when he says dairy practices unfair

USA dairy trade associations have written to Trump accusing Canada of unfairly blocking US exports and using its "government controlled system to unfairly dump greater Canadian exports in global mar...

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Heavy rain, flooding and winds expected as Cyclone Cook skirts Northland

MetService is also urging holiday makers to reconsider travel plans for the weekend. The New Zealand Herald described the storm as the worst seen in New Zealand "in generations" and that authorit...

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More mudslides in Colombia kill at least 17 people

More mudslides in Colombia kill at least 17 people

According to Cardona, at least 70 families have been affected by the series of mudslides that were set off by heavy rains of Wednesday morning. In one Manizales neighborhood hit Wednesday, several h...

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Tillerson Faults Iran Nuclear Accord as U.S. Plans New Review

The State Department must update Congress on Iran's compliance with the deal, the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action , every 90 days. The Trump administration is now conducting a "comprehensive rev...

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'Sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

'Sword stands ready,' Pence warns North Korea

Ministry official Kim Chang Min also said in the interview in Pyongyang that the United Nations, the Security Council and big countries ignored South Korean missile launches and Japanese surveillanc...

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Israeli defense officials: Assad still has chemical weapons

The state of the Syrian government's chemical weapons program has been the subject of fierce scrutiny in recent weeks, after a deadly chemical attack in northern Syria earlier this month killed more t...

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