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Zach Werenski is the face of NHL playoff hockey

Calvert sat in the press box Sunday night, serving a one-game penalty for breaking a stick over the back of Pittsburgh's Tom Kuhnhackl and then decking him after the game was out of reach Friday night...

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At least 12 people killed overnight in Venezuela

At least 12 people killed overnight in Venezuela

Nine other people have been killed in violence associated with a wave of anti-government demonstrations in the past three weeks in which protesters have clashed with security forces in melees lasting ...

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Islamic State says no fighter killed by mother of all bombs

Islamic State says no fighter killed by mother of all bombs

Thursday's strike was not the first time Islamic State fighters have been targeted by heavy American bombardment in Nangarhar, where a US special forces soldier was killed battling militants a week ag...

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Representative Chaffetz isn't ruling out an early exit

Representative Chaffetz isn't ruling out an early exit

Hatch says he will run for another term in 2018 unless his handpicked successor, Mitt Romney, declares an interest in taking his seat. "After seeing his district and his state first-hand, I can cert...

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Champs-Elysees gunman was previously detained but not deemed a threat

Champs-Elysees gunman was previously detained but not deemed a threat

On Thursday night, the attacker stepped out from a auto with an automatic rifle and opened fire on a police van outside a Marks & Spencer store on the Champs Élysées in central Paris . "Another terro...

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US 'Mother of all bombs' owes origins to specialised anti-Nazi weapons

The office of President Ashraf Ghani said there was "close coordination" between the US military and the Afghan government over the operation, and they were careful to prevent any civilian casualties....

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The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections

The euro is slipping ahead of the French elections

Charles Gave, founder of the Hong Kong-based asset-allocation consultancy GaveKal research, told Bloomberg on Friday Le Pen's support is a "slow-moving reaction against the men of Davos", similar...

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Unilateral US action in North Korea 'highly risky': Lavrov

Unilateral US action in North Korea 'highly risky': Lavrov

If they were, North Korea wouldn't have been able to conduct over the years five nuclear tests and a series of ballistic missile tests. The joint U.S. The decision to divert the strike group Carl V...

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President Trump, Italy PM Paolo Gentiloni talk reciprocity, terrorism at White House

Speaking of the Iranians, Trump said: "They are not living up to the spirit of the agreement, I can tell you that, : although he didn't mention any specific violations". Trump held his presidential ...

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Canadian minister looking forward to Trump trade talks

Trump levelled the threats - some of his strongest-ever anti-Canadian rhetoric - during an event at a Wisconsin factory where he unveiled his "Buy American-Hire American" executive order. It was the s...

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Ship wasn't headed toward Korea

In an interview with Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo last week regarding North Korea, Trump said, " We are sending an armada , very powerful". On Wednesday, Spicer denied that the Trump admin...

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USS Carl Vinson sailed away from, not to, Korean Peninsula

USS Carl Vinson sailed away from, not to, Korean Peninsula

However, it turns out the carrier is in fact on its way to the Indian Ocean, some 56-hundred kilometers away from the peninsula, to participate in a naval exercise with Australia. The unannounced visi...

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Stockholm attack: Suspect admits to committing a 'terrorist crime' in Swedish court

Stockholm attack: Suspect admits to committing a 'terrorist crime' in Swedish court

Eight of those injured, two seriously, are still being treated in hospital. Police said Akilov was known to have been sympathetic to extremist organizations but that there was nothing to indicate he...

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'Sword Stands Ready' Against North Korea, Pence Tells Troops in Japan

'Sword Stands Ready' Against North Korea, Pence Tells Troops in Japan

They say it fails to take into account the complex patterns of global trade, pointing out that the US has run big deficits during periods of strong economic growth. The Washington Postreported that ...

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Should Theresa May take part in TV debates before the general election?

Brexit negotiations will start as planned in June, after Britons vote in a snap general election, the European Union said on Wednesday. Britain's next national election is now scheduled for 2020, ...

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Jacoby Brissett writes letter to Obama after visiting Trump, White House

Jacoby Brissett writes letter to Obama after visiting Trump, White House

Every year it's tradition for the Super Bowl champions (the National Football League winners) to spend a day at the White House , chilling with the President, taking selfies, getting a tour etc etc...

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2000 homes evacuated in southwest Florida amid brush fires

2000 homes evacuated in southwest Florida amid brush fires

Residents of these counties are asked to keep an eye out for suspicious activity that could potentially ignite a fire. Firefighters confirmed fires were burning near Ponce De Leon Avenue, Winter Hav...

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Petitions to cancel Turkey vote result rejected

Petitions to cancel Turkey vote result rejected

A supporter of the "no" vote lights a flare during a protest in Istanbul , against the referendum outcome, Monday, April 17, 2017. According to Turkish law, unstamped ballots are invalid because it o...

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Senior Isis mufti killed in Mosul airstrike, Iraqi forces claim

An officer with the anti-terrorism forces said the attack occurred the night before in the al-Abar area, when IS fired a rocked loaded with chlorine. "We're reaching families who have fled and famil...

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What Are Snap Elections? What to Know Ahead of June 8

Former British prime minister Tony Blair on Friday (17 February) urged Britons who support the European Union to "rise up" and persuade Brexit voters to change their mind about leaving the bloc in ...

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Donald Trump is holding Obamacare hostage to get his border wall

President Trump is still considering whether to continue payments for the Obamacare subsidies, he said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal last week. "Everything had been moving smoothly ...

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Labour has a real opportunity in this general election

British voters made a decision to leave the European Union in a referendum last year, signaling the end of the country's 44-year membership of the bloc. May formally notified the European Union on M...

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Venezuelan Opposition Leader Says His Office Was Attacked, Set On Fire

The following year, was again the opposition's presidential candidate, and lost to current president Nicolas Maduro by a small margin. Last year another prominent opposition leader, Leopoldo Lop...

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Trump says strong Europe is "very, very important" for U.S.

Trump says he is not involved in that decision-making process, but would support Attorney General Jeff Sessions if he charged Assange with a crime. Gentiloni, who took office in December, stressed t...

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S. Carolina sheriff says officers were ambushed

S. Carolina sheriff says officers were ambushed

The charging agencies in those incidents included the Beaufort County Sheriff's Office, the Jasper County Sheriff's Office and the Columbia Police Department, Malphrus said. He was by flown to Memoria...

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Champs Élysées Reopens After Shooting

Champs Élysées Reopens After Shooting

One of the candidates, Francois Fillon, has canceled his campaign events on Friday, Reuters reports. "Islamism is a monstrous totalitarian ideology that has declared war on our nation, on reason, on...

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The North Korea-Trump nightmare

The North Korea-Trump nightmare

It turns out that wasn't quite right. President Donald Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping had a summit in Florida earlier this month. Several senior administration officials told CNN Thursday ...

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How US, Indonesia can both win from strengthening ties

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence (L) shakes hands with Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull during a media conference at Admiralty House in Sydney, Australia, April 22, 2017. Trump's election h...

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Missing teenager 'was brainwashed by teacher'

Missing teenager 'was brainwashed by teacher'

Within 24 hours of his arrest at a remote cabin in Siskiyou County, Tad Cummins was on a prisoner transport to Sacramento, to be arraigned on federal charges. "Now begins another hard chapter, but for...

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USA will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

USA will honour refugee deal Trump dubbed 'dumb', Pence tells Australia

Pence thanked Turnbull for his warm welcome to Australia and said he brought "greetings" from President Trump. Pence made the remarks ahead of a meeting on Saturday with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnb...

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Prosecutors recommend two-year probation for Ahok over blasphemy charges

Ahok's campaign was plagued by allegations of blasphemy from Islamist hardliners, who claimed he had insulted the Koran after doctored clips of a speech he made went viral. "We demand the judges ru...

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Trump says 'massive tax cut' plan coming as soon as Wednesday

The cuts will be "bigger I believe than any tax cut ever", he said, according to the AP report. Trump went to the Treasury Department on Friday to sign three executive orders that start the proc...

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Islamic State claim deadly Paris shooting - one dead and several injured

Reports stated the gunman was using an automatic Kalashnikov rifle. A Belgian was initially identified as the suspect, but the authorities from Belgium said he had been misidentified and they were sti...

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Pentagon chief pledges more support for Egypt's el-Sissi

Trump, however, has set aside criticism of Sisi's human rights record while pledging to maintain support for the key United States ally which receives an annual $1.3 billion in military aid. The secre...

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Pres. Trump hosts NATO Secretary-General at White House

Pres. Trump hosts NATO Secretary-General at White House

Trump said it was "certainly possible" that Russia President Vladimir Putin knew about the attack, blamed on Assad, indicating Russian officials were present at the source airbase, which Trump late...

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