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Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

Large crowds as Australia and New Zealand mark Anzac Day

Anzac Day is a day in which we remember the sacrifice these men and women made for their country. The ABC reports that early assessments of the ANZAC dawn services suggest crowds are down this yea...

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Siren Wails as Israel Marks Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

Siren Wails as Israel Marks Annual Holocaust Remembrance Day

The prime minister also issued a call for "national unity" on the eve of the upcoming days of remembrance and independence in Israel, saying, "This is the source of our strength and also the foundat...

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Parisians react to first round, mull Le Pen's chances

France's two contenders for the presidency launched their campaigns Monday in a frantic bid to garner an absolute majority by convincing voters they each have the measure of change that French voters ...

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China warns of likelihood of war over North Korea 'at any moment'

China warns of likelihood of war over North Korea 'at any moment'

Choe Ryong Hae, who some presume as the second-most powerful official in North Korea, said Saturday that the new USA government under Donald Trump was " creating a war situation " in the Korean Penins...

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USA: Prayer vigils as Arkansas begins series of executions

Two more inmates are scheduled to die Monday, and one on April 27. The five Court conservatives (John Roberts, Anthony Kennedy, Clarence Thomas, and Samuel Alito, in addition to Gorsuch) who gave ...

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U.S. citizen detained in North Korea, Pyongyang threatens to sink aircraft carrier

U.S. citizen detained in North Korea, Pyongyang threatens to sink aircraft carrier

PYONGYANG, Korea, Democratic People's Republic Of - North Korea recently detained a US citizen, officials said Sunday, in the latest case of an American being held in the country. With tensions rising...

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Surge in bets for Jeremy Corbyn to be the next prime minister

Surge in bets for Jeremy Corbyn to be the next prime minister

Sir, - Brexit was an anti-Tory vote, a vote against David Cameron, a vote against the status quo, a vote against powerful vested interests (including the corporate world for whom free trade is a neces...

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Turkey opposition to appeal referendum result at top court

Across the Bosphorus, in the district of Kadikoy, hundreds more protested carrying placards saying: "The "No" hasn't finished, it's only just begun" and "No, we won". The board, however, published pas...

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North Korea university confirms US citizen detained amid tension

North Korea university confirms US citizen detained amid tension

North Korea conducted two nuclear tests past year alone, which would have improved its knowledge on making nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles. Ahn Chan-il, director of the Worl...

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Melania Trump remind Donald how the national anthem works

Melania Trump remind Donald how the national anthem works

On the other hand, Trump also expressed his heartfelt thanks to his wife, Melania , in being the instrument for the planning and preparing towards the success of this year's Easter Egg Roll. Stephani...

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Erdogan to meet Trump in May: minister

Erdogan to meet Trump in May: minister

The HDP isn't the only party to file a request seeking the referendum's annulment due to voting irregularities. The Turkish Prime Minister, Binali Yıldırım , said on Tuesday that claims of irregula...

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Markets Are Saying Vive La France After Election Results

Le Pen made it into the final round of voting, coming in second place after liberal centrist Emmanuel Macron. While some said they might back Le Pen, a Harris Interactive poll suggested they repre...

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North Korea's nuclear program linked to suburban London home

A month later, Kim Dong Chul , a naturalized American citizen from South Korea, was sentenced to 10 years of labor on charges of espionage. The US is preparing to launch an operation called Courage...

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Donald Trump has one real measure of success

Donald Trump has one real measure of success

The Trump has been acting like they desperately want to be a war White House. When asked whether he thought he had changed how people vote, he pointed to his appearance on Sunday morning news progra...

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Communications between Syria, chemical experts intercepted

Communications between Syria, chemical experts intercepted

Russian Relations is at a low point", Tillerson, who is in Moscow for meetings, said at a joint news conference Wednesday. The country's top two diplomats have admitted that there is little trust ...

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France on edge as presidential vote looms

Although pollsters put Le Pen in second place behind Macron in the first round, she is seen as unlikely to win the second. When Macron spoke Sunday, he sought to distance himself from that accusat...

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The problem with trading Trump's tax 'plan'

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney echoed that point in a Bloomberg TV interview on Friday. He ordered them to prepare a plan to slash the corporate tax rate to 15%, prioritizing tax cuts ove...

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Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

Teen wears Black Lives Matter-inspired dress to prom

Yes I'm 17. The sole objective was to convey his message, it was never about me or how I look in it, just the message". Once Morris posted her photos on social media, the internet wasted no time wei...

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Israel freezes for two minutes of Holocaust remembrance

Six Holocaust survivors lit torches in memory of the six million Jews killed by the Nazis during the 1939-1945 World War II. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is warning those who want to de...

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Macron, Le Pen still lead French polls, leftwing maverick is wild card

Macron, Le Pen still lead French polls, leftwing maverick is wild card

The Elabe snap poll, conducted immediately after the debate ended in the early hours of Wednesday, showed that firebrand leftist Jean-Luc Melenchon, a veteran of France's political circuit, took fir...

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US Treasury secretary: Tax cuts won't raise budget deficit

The White House claims that individuals and businesses now spend 6.1bn hours collectively complying with the tax code, costing the U.S. economy $234.4bn a year in time and expenses. Mnuchin said on ...

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USA defense secretary targets Syria with chemical weapons allegation

US President Donald Trump's administration dropped Tomahawk missiles earlier this month on an airbase in Syria in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack on Khan Sheikhoun, a town in Idlib provinc...

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What would a Le Pen victory mean for France?

He quit the government a few months later. Some analysts believe the task may not be so hard, considering many voters on the center and left may see themselves as voting against Le Pen, rather than ...

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Thousands join March for Science in fight against 'alternative facts'

And like the Women's March, the demonstrations happened not just in front of the symbols of political power in Washington , DC, but in cities and towns across the country and around the world . She ...

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US Defense Secretary visits Afghanistan

US Defense Secretary visits Afghanistan

Afghan officials have so far ignored calls to break down the toll it has given of more than 100 soldiers killed or wounded. But local officials including, Mohammad Ibrahim Khairandish the head of th...

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American killed in Ukraine identified

Meanwhile, US State Department's acting spokesman, Mark Toner, has confirmed in a statement on Sunday that the killed OSCE monitor was a US national. According to Strutinsky, in order to conduct the...

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Chile earthquake: major quake strikes off coast but no tsunami expected

Chile earthquake: major quake strikes off coast but no tsunami expected

The quake occurred at the depth of 62.8 kilometers (39 miles) in the vicinity of the Tandag city in the northern part of Mindanao at 9:19 a.m. local time (01:19 GMT), the USGS said. Residents near Lam...

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Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'

However, he also said the US will "continue to work diligently" with Japan, China and other allies in the region to "bring economic and diplomatic pressure to bear on" North Korea. If it ever succeede...

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Trump To End First 100 Days With Low Approval Ratings

Trump To End First 100 Days With Low Approval Ratings

Forty-six percent of Americans think Trump is handling the situation with North Korea "about right", but another 37 percent think the president is handling the situation in too aggressive a manner. ...

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Trump Administration To Brief All 100 Senators On North Korea Developments

Trump Administration To Brief All 100 Senators On North Korea Developments

The briefing will take place at 3 p.m. ET. In a separate call with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday, Trump discussed "the urgent security challenge posed by North Korea", the White House sa...

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Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide calls Macron

Gloves off in French election as Le Pen aide calls Macron "arrogant"

Macron "will have my vote", he said, adding that his victory was essential to the future of France and Europe. A Harris survey saw Mr Macron going on to win the runoff against her by 64% to 36%. "...

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Australia hits back at North Korea Threat

Australia hits back at North Korea Threat

Mr Trump also spoke with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe on Monday, and they agreed to urge North Korea to refrain from what Mr Abe called provocative actions. The Trump administration has. "Nort...

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Russia, Syria and the Fears of the West

They are also terrifying. Syrian Foreign Minister Walid Moallem said the meeting sent a "strong message" to Washington. Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, who hosted his Iranian and Syrian co...

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3 children among victims in New York City house fire

A passing motorist called 911 to say someone had jumped from a window, and by the time firefighters arrived moments later, flames were chewing through the roof and roaring in upstairs windows. Firefig...

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North Korea missile launch a 'provocation', U.S. defence chief says

North Korea missile launch a 'provocation', U.S. defence chief says

Trump hopes China will use its leverage to get its longtime ally North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons program and ballistic missiles. Pence arrived in Tokyo on Tuesday from South Korea and...

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