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President Trump, First Lady Kick Off White House's Easter Egg Roll

Melania tweeted Friday before the event. The White House ultimately opted to invite 16,000 fewer people than the previous year, leading to what appeared to be a much sparser South Lawn than previou...

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With fish and football, French presidential hopefuls woo voters

With fish and football, French presidential hopefuls woo voters

Essentially, according to Serge Galam, if Le Pen can get her support up a few points to just 42 percent (and she is certainly trying). and therefore if Macron only has 58 percent of votes. After many ...

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China launches first Chinese-made aircraft carrier

China launches first Chinese-made aircraft carrier

The first was the Liaoning , which was made in the erstwhile Soviet Union and was extensively refurbished before being commissioned in the Chinese People's Liberation Army (PLA)-Navy in 2012. China h...

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Man allegedly with bag of knives questioned over Whitehall terror alert

Security remains tight outside Whitehall buildings following a terror attack on 22 March, when Khalid Masood killed four people when he drove along Westminster Bridge. "Knives have been recovered from...

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ASEAN expresses alarm over N. Korea nuclear tests, missiles

The ASEAN Foreign Ministers in the meeting at the Philippine International Convention Center. Asean remains committed to de-escalating tensions in the Korean peninsula, said Asean secretary-general ...

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Spending talks advance as border wall falls to wayside

Spending talks advance as border wall falls to wayside

Even as the White House appeared to soften its rigid posture, Trump sent mixed messages. The government has shut down before in 2013 when the Republican party refused to pass a bill funding the ...

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Bears trade up to draft North Carolina QB Mitchell Trubisky

Sky Sports is the home of the NFL Draft - rounds two and three continue on Sky Sports 2, from 12am on Saturday April 29. "I'm excited to get in there and watch him lead us". "A great example of his p...

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Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

Trump tax plan: Relief for his voters but lots of unknowns

Some lawmakers have suggested their support for any tax reform package would be contingent upon Trump releasing his own tax returns. Carlson tried again: If you are making 500 grand a year, "do yo...

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Backed YPG targets Turkish military from Syrian border town of Tal Abyad

The Syrian Foreign Ministry condemned on Wednesday the Turkish airstrikes, warning the Turkish government of undermining Syria's sovereignty. Turkish war planes carried out strikes on Kurdish ...

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Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails launch hunger strike

The New York Times published an op-ed Monday written by a convicted terrorist, without informing readers that he is serving five life sentences in prison for helping murder five people and launch a fa...

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New Trade Deal with Mexico, Canada 'Very Possible'

New Trade Deal with Mexico, Canada 'Very Possible'

He insisted he'd been one or two days away from issuing a withdrawal notice, but had a change of heart during evening phone calls with the leaders of Canada and Mexico: "I like both of these gentlemen...

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Trump says NAFTA negotiations start now -- but they can't

Trump says NAFTA negotiations start now -- but they can't

Trump, in a meeting with Argentine president Mauricio Macri, said Thursday he had planned to terminate NAFTA , but chose to hold off after speaking to the leaders of Mexico and Canada to see if deal ...

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US troops killed, 1 injured in eastern Afghanistan

This video, provided by local Afghan police to the U.S. military, shows the site where the U.S. Forces - Afghanistan conducted a strike against an ISIS-K complex in Achin District, Nangarhar Province,...

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Plan to limit North Korean fishing rights

Plan to limit North Korean fishing rights

The US leader spoke about North Korea in telephone conversations with Chinese President Xi Jinping on Sunday and with German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Monday, the White House said. They heard sobe...

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Senators attend classified briefing on North Korea at the White House

Senators attend classified briefing on North Korea at the White House

He says given the US has no direct diplomatic relations or economic ties to North Korea, he supports President Donald Trump's active outreach to China. The briefings take place one day after North K...

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'Fed up' Redknapp returns at Birmingham

The ex-West Ham, Tottenham and QPR boss succeeds Gianfranco Zola, who resigned on Monday following defeat by Burton. Birmingham announced Redknapp's appointment in a statement released this morn...

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Trump weighs order that would start process of withdrawing from NAFTA

Trump weighs order that would start process of withdrawing from NAFTA

However, different actors would be pleased to add provisions on one or the other. An investigation by the Commerce Department has concluded that Canadian authorities subsidize timber companies to he...

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Turkey can't join European Union with new constitution, says lead European Union lawmaker

Turkey can't join European Union with new constitution, says lead European Union lawmaker

The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) voted 113 to 45 to reopen the monitoring process for Turkey on the basis of investigations into the democratic institutions in Turkey. He a...

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Israel fires down incoming "target" from Syria

It was not the first Israeli strike, as the Israelis have ramped up their airstrikes on military positions in Syria recently, targeting military base in Qunaitera province in southern Syria this week,...

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Gilead, NetApp, First Solar Could Profit Most on Trump's Tax Plan

High-income taxpayers in the tri-state region could also take a hit because the plan would eliminate deductions for state and local taxes. But there's an even bigger potential windfall that investor...

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Turnbull warns North Korea could launch nuclear attack on its neighbours

Turnbull warns North Korea could launch nuclear attack on its neighbours

Harry Harris Jr., commander of U.S. Pacific Command, said during testimony before the Senate Armed Services Committee. Separately, Russian President Vladimir Putin and Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo...

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Trump says 'major conflict' with North Korea is possible

Trump says 'major conflict' with North Korea is possible

South Korea said on Wednesday major elements of the system were moved into the planned site in the south of the country and the deployment would be complete for its full operation by the end of this...

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Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacy

A US missile defense system, the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense system, is being installed in South Korea. Since then, the two countries have engaged in a bout of tough talk and military signalli...

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Barclays Q1 profit doubles, misses bond trading boom

Barclays Q1 profit doubles, misses bond trading boom

In the three months to the end of March, pre-tax profits surged to £1.68bn from £793m in the corresponding period previous year and better than the £1.46bn average estimate of analysts' forecast. It p...

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U.S. troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

U.S. troops killed in eastern Afghanistan

Nothing else has been released about the identity of the service members, but next-of-kin has been notified. The footage, which was filmed by Afghan police forces on the scene, shows the bomb's devast...

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Trump's tax plan could cost an estimated $5.5 trillion

We need more details about what the President's plan would actually mean for middle-class families, but based on the little information released by the Trump administration so far, this scheme is a gi...

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Tillerson says China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Trump suggested there had been a breakthrough in Chinese readiness to help apply pressure on Kim since Xi Jinping visited the U.S. president in Florida earlier this month. North Korea is seeking to de...

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Conflict with North Korea is US` `biggest worry`: Donald Trump

The United States, which holds the council presidency this month, will urge UN member-states to take steps to fully implement the sanctions, the toughest now to hit any country. "He may be ruthless, h...

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Congress Likely To Avoid Government Shutdown (At Least For Another Week)

But there are still obstacles to passing a spending bill by Friday, sources tell CNN. They refused to support the bill unless it allowed for an Obamacare provision that paid health insurance compani...

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Venezuela Announces Withdrawal From OAS

Worldwide pressure on Maduro has grown too, with 19 members of the 34-nation Organisation of American States (OAS) bloc voting on Wednesday to hold a special meeting of foreign ministers to discuss th...

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US Attorney: Tad Cummins planned to flee to Mexico with kidnapped teen

Cummins remains in federal custody in California and is expected to be returned to Tennessee where he will faces an aggravated kidnapping charge and one count of sexual contact with a minor from a...

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Samsung reports Q1 earnings: mobile down, components up, anxious about iPhone 8

The release date of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8 as of yet is unknown. The Galaxy J3 Prime is available to postpaid customers for $6.00 down and $6.00 per month for 24 months, which works out to a full...

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Trump Administration Proposes 'Massive' Tax Overhaul And Tax Cut Plan

But there's an even bigger potential windfall that investors should be paying attention to: The one-time tax holiday for US companies that want to repatriate cash from their foreign subsidiaries. "It'...

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US Will Not Issue Drilling Waivers to Russia Sanctions

Exxon Mobil is seeking permission from the US government for approval to resume drilling around the Black Sea with a Russian partner, state-owned Rosneft , according to a person familiar with the m...

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Anti-Missile System in South Korea Operational in 'Coming Days'

Anti-Missile System in South Korea Operational in 'Coming Days'

South Korea and the United States yesterday agreed on "swift punitive measures" against North Korea in the event of further provocation, as a North Korean official vowed it would push ahead with nucle...

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