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Trump commemorates Holocaust, re-affirms allegiance with 'friend' Israel

And his embrace of Jewish sensibilities about the Holocaust was robust, extending to an excoriation of Holocaust denial, a rejection of anti-Semitism overall and a defense of Israel. The Trump adminis...

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Far-right contender Le Pen advocates French food

French leaders from across the political spectrum could not prevent a far-right candidate, who has denied the role played by her country's wartime Vichy government in the Nazi Holocaust, from reachi...

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Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'

Trump agrees 'not to terminate NAFTA at this time'

This came on Wednesday just hours after administration officials said Trump was likely to sign an order pulling the U.S. out of the deal, the New York Times reported. Is the USA headed for a trade w...

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Russia Blocks Security Council Statement on North Korea

Russia Blocks Security Council Statement on North Korea

To say that Trump persuaded Xi Jinping to abandon North Korea is either an obvious exaggeration or simply falsification of information. "[If] they put their military ambitions aside. The North casts...

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Merkel: Britain should hold no illusions exit will be easy

Speaking to German lawmakers ahead of a weekend summit in Brussels to discuss the so-called Brexit, Merkel said in unusually frank language that she had "the feeling that some in Britain still have il...

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Wrogn tie-up with Royal Challengers

Brendon McCullum has a poor record in T20s against both Samuel Badree (26 off 34 balls, two dismissals) and Yuzvendra Chahal (20 off 23 balls, three dismissals) - a case, perhaps, for Royal Challe...

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Palestinian activist pleads guilty to US immigration crime

Palestinian activist pleads guilty to US immigration crime

Supporters of Rasmea Odeh carry signs and chant outside the Theodore Levin U.S. Courthouse in Detroit on Tuesday, April 25, 2017. Odeh has already served about five weeks. Exhibits presented at her tr...

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Front-runner unexpectedly withdraws from Canada Conservative Party race

Front-runner unexpectedly withdraws from Canada Conservative Party race

Critics quickly pointed out O'Leary's inability to speak French as the reason for his absense in the debates and not being bilingual likely contributed to him dropping out of the race all together. Be...

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Trump considering order to withdraw from NAFTA

Trump considering order to withdraw from NAFTA

The statement was issued after reports of the possible threat of withdrawal shook markets and triggered a fierce campaign by American business leaders and lawmakers to quash the prospects of a withdra...

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Police arrest nine more democracy activists in Hong Kong

Police arrest nine more democracy activists in Hong Kong

The protest and surrounding political chaos came just two years after the pro-democracy Umbrella Movement occupied key roads and thoroughfares with tent protests, as a younger generation of activists ...

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U.S. says strategy on North Korea centres on sanctions, open to talks

On Wednesday, South Korea started installing key parts of a contentious US missile defense system that also has sparked Chinese and Russian concerns. China argues that the US Thaad missile system wi...

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US may need stronger defense against N. Korea missiles -admiral

South Korea's navy has said it will hold drills with the USA strike group. Previously, despite having the technology to launch nuclear weapons, North Korea had not been able to fit the nuclear wea...

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South Korea's economy grows at fastest pace in 3 quarters

South Korea's economy grows at fastest pace in 3 quarters

Private consumption grew 0.4 per cent from the previous quarter, accelerating from 0.2 per cent in the last quarter of 2016. The on-quarter growth is the fastest since the second quarter of previous...

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Venezuela goes through with threat to leave OAS

The OAS, which Maduro had previously described its Secretary-General Luis Almagro of being a dictator, held a meeting to call for a possible Foreign Ministers summit to debate the Venezuelan crisis. B...

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Turkey days away from controversial constitutional referendum

As the countdown begins to Turkey's important "Yes/No" referendum over constitutional reforms, the opposite camps appear increasingly polarised. "It turned out that the explosion was the result of a...

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Trump tax plan could be good news for many, bad for deficit

Administration officials acknowledge the plan is a broad brush outline, with specific details yet to be determined. The president says Washington shouldn't be subsidizing high-tax states, and he's r...

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Turkish army, Kurdish militia exchange fire across Syria border

Turkey did not coordinate the strikes with the coalition and said in the statement that it was targeting Kurdistan Workers Party, or PKK, fighters who Turkey considers a terrorist threat. Air Force Co...

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Collection of Happy Easter Facebook Cover Images, Easter Sunday FB Timeline Photos

Collection of Happy Easter Facebook Cover Images, Easter Sunday FB Timeline Photos

The 50-day period following Easter Sunday is called Eastertide and includes a celebration of Jesus' ascension into heaven. Many churches around the country held re-enactments about the crucifixion...

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Russia-linked hackers targeting French election, security firm says

Just days before the second round of elections on May 7, he is failing to make progress in a desperate last ditch effort to appeal to the working-class voters who are struggling with mass unemployment...

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Trump order sets up legal showdown with vast lands at stake

Trump order sets up legal showdown with vast lands at stake

In June of 2000, President Clinton proclaimed around 52,000 acres in Jackson County as the Cascade-Siskiyou National Monument. The first 45 days of the review will focus on the 1.35-million-acre B...

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Ivanka Trump, Jim Yong Kim: Investment in Women Unleashes Global Gains

President Donald Trump has tweeted that he's proud of his daughter's leadership on improving women's place in the economy. In the days after Donald Trump's election, Democrats and some moderate R...

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Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

Taliban kill 8 police in northern province

Ghani's office also announced the replacement of four army corps commanders in response to the attack, and defense officials said as many as eight army personnel had been arrested. According to repor...

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Congress scrambles to wrap up deal averting US government shutdown

Congress scrambles to wrap up deal averting US government shutdown

She said Democrats, who still have enough seats in the Senate to block the spending measure, still must work out a series of provisions in the bill for it to be palatable. "It is becoming more of a ...

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Immunity sought for NC motorists who hit protesters in roads

Immunity sought for NC motorists who hit protesters in roads

Meantime, parents who have been closely following HB13 and the impact smaller class size restrictions could have on their children's education, have been sounding off about the new version of the bill...

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Trump tells Canada, Mexico he won't terminate NAFTA

Trump tells Canada, Mexico he won't terminate NAFTA

The White House says the president "agreed not to terminate NAFTA at this time". Trump said it was his privilege to update NAFTA through renegotiation. Trump has repeatedly vowed to pull out ...

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UK leader meeting top EU officials for Brexit working dinner

Nearly a third of those surveyed felt that continuing free trade with European markets is the number one priority for their business, while 12 per cent said securing trade agreements with countries ou...

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China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier

China Celebrates Launch Of 'Homemade' Aircraft Carrier

The launch came three days after the 68th anniversary of the People's Liberation Army Navy on Sunday, and against the backdrop of a rising China's efforts to beef up its navy to project the world's ...

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Trump to 'Clean Up' US Supreme Court From Activist Justices - Congressman

Supreme Court sent their cases back to the lower courts, the Justice Department still is appealing some of them. The Ninth Circuit Appeals Court now has 18 judges appointed by Democrats and seven ...

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Trump says he won't pull United States out of NAFTA

Trump says he won't pull United States out of NAFTA

It added that "the leaders agreed to proceed swiftly, according to their required internal procedures, to enable the renegotiation of the NAFTA deal to the benefit of all three countries". The deal, o...

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Giant rabbit found dead after United flight

Giant rabbit found dead after United flight

Shortly after that, a pet facility employee opened the cage and found the rabbit dead. The carrier's report highlighted 10 changes, including increasing its cash enticement to US$10,000, effective...

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White House briefs Senate amid North Korea's latest nuclear threat

White House briefs Senate amid North Korea's latest nuclear threat

Alannah Hill has more. The Donald Trump administration on Wednesday announced its aim to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear and ballistic missile programs by tightening economic san...

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Demonstrators protesting AfD party clash with Cologne police, arrests reported

Around 50,000 left-wing protesters were expected and about 4,000 police officers were on the ground to prevent a violent escalation of anti-populist rallies. But a majority of delegates voted around m...

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Turkish airstrikes 'uncomfortably close' to US troops

ANKARA, Turkey - Turkish warplanes struck suspected Kurdish rebel positions in Iraq and Syria on Tuesday, drawing condemnation from Baghdad and criticism from the us -led coalition fighting the ...

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White House Briefs Senate Amid Scary Moment With North Korea

White House Briefs Senate Amid Scary Moment With North Korea

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and top defence and intelligence officials merely repeated, in a statement, that North Korea represented an urgent and growing national security threat. The Trump admi...

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Arkansas Executes Two More Inmates, Another Scheduled Thursday

After the district court denied him relief, he appealed his claims related to lethal injection protocol and ineffective counsel to the Eighth Circuit. One drug supplier stepped forward this month to...

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