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CE puts Turkey on notice over HR, democracy

Legislators representing Europe's top human rights body, the Strasbourg-France-based Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, on Tuesday voted in favour of re-opening monitoring procedures in ...

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BC New Democrat leader heads to Vancouver Island for today's campaign

Her calendar showed no such meeting, however. He dismissed Horgan's repeated remarks that the NDP has tried six times to introduce new rules barring corporate and union donations to political part...

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#Sukmasacrifice: How 300 Maoists guerrillas with AK-47 killed 25 CRPF men

He said a meeting of all Naxal-hit states will be held on May 8 to look at ways of rooting out Left-Wing extremism. These soldiers made the supreme sacrifice after they were ambushed by a large group ...

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Housing, economy, leadership feature in final BC election debate

Housing, economy, leadership feature in final BC election debate

That's problematic because the USA parent company belongs to the lumber coalition that has spent decades fighting for heavy tariffs on Canadian lumber producers. Clark drew an extra salary that was pa...

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North Korea says it is ready to strike US aircraft carrier

North Korea says it is ready to strike US aircraft carrier

The admiral named Russia, China and the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria as the other global and regional threats, but emphasized USA regional partnerships. He called it "sensible and reasonable" and s...

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French voters in Switzerland reject Le Pen

French voters in Switzerland reject Le Pen

Stepping back from National Front will give Le Pen more freedom to change certain aspects of her project and to rally support she needs, according to people close to the far-right politician who spok...

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Afghanistan Bombing Sends 'Clear Message' to ISIS, Say Lawmakers

Afghanistan Bombing Sends 'Clear Message' to ISIS, Say Lawmakers

The US launched GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb in combat for the first time Thursday, hitting IS tunnel network in a remote, rugged area of eastern Nangarhar province. Addressing a gathering...

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Paris: One policeman shot dead at Champs-Elysees

Paris: One policeman shot dead at Champs-Elysees

In the trunk of his auto, investigators found a black bag containing a pump-action shotgun, knives, scissors and a Koran, according to Molins. None of the candidates immediately commented. Preside...

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Venezuelans shut down roads and highways in protest

Venezuelans shut down roads and highways in protest

In addition, the repression of the protests has caused several deaths and many people injured, which has destabilized a Venezuelan government that has already been asked by more than eleven nations to...

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Final results show 51.4 percent supported expanding Erdogan powers - Turkish electoral board

Warrants were issued for the detention of 3,224 people, the agency said. "In Turkey, there was an attempted coup with a goal of toppling the government and destroying the state", Erdogan told the Re...

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Aaron Hernandez's brain is being 'illegally' withheld from CTE study, lawyer says

Aaron Hernandez's brain is being 'illegally' withheld from CTE study, lawyer says

Nields performed an autopsy on Hernandez and concluded that the death was a suicide caused by asphyxia, according to a statement issued by Worcester District Attorney Joseph R. WMTW's sister station...

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France Presidential Election 2017: Emmanuel Macron gets heckled by Le Pen supporters

France Presidential Election 2017: Emmanuel Macron gets heckled by Le Pen supporters

French President Francois Hollande has told his ministers to do everything possible to ensure the defeat of right-wing presidential candidate Marine Le Pen in the decisive second round of elections on...

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Bucks eliminated from playoffs by Raptors

It's not like the Bucks eviscerated the Raptors with offense during their comeback; it was achieved through a rediscovery of the defensive execution they found at earlier points in the series . The c...

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China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Tillerson

China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test: Tillerson

The briefing team was to meet later with House members in the Capitol. The vessel is "one of the largest submarines in the world", it says, and is armed with tactical missiles. The Trump administratio...

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Arsenal still in hunt for top-three finish, says Arsene Wenger

Arsene Wenger has played down the fact that arch-rivals Tottenham Hotspur are set to finish above Arsenal in the Premier League for the first time since 1995 . I have to focus on what we can do and h...

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Trump Appears Prepared to Move ObamaCare Repeal and Replace to September

Trump Appears Prepared to Move ObamaCare Repeal and Replace to September

Meanwhile, the House Freedom Caucus is injecting the GOP's health care push with a shot of momentum. The 382-30 House vote Friday was followed quickly by unanimous Senate passage of the stopgap spen...

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Blast followed by fire reported near Damascus airport

In April, Israeli anti-missile defense systems neutralized a Syrian missile that penetrated Israeli airspace. 'The blast was huge, ' Observatory chief Rami Abdel Rahman told AFP. The Kremlin stron...

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China warned North Korea of sanctions after any nuclear test - Tillerson

Earlier this month, the Trump administration announced it would be sending the USS Vinson, an aircraft carrier, to the Korean Peninsula, after U.S. officials said they anticipated a fresh round of nuc...

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Kejriwal talks of movement 'if exit poll results prove true'

Kejriwal talks of movement 'if exit poll results prove true'

There is much at stake for political parties in the municipal poll beyond control of the 104-ward north and south corporations and the 64-ward east corporation. "As far as the results are concern let ...

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Australia plans LNG export limits to meet domestic gas crunch

Australia plans LNG export limits to meet domestic gas crunch

Under the plan, Australia's resources minister would have the power to impose controls on LNG exports based on advice from the market operator and regulator. "We have seen that because of these antici...

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South Korea paying for THAAD 'impossible'

He was talking about the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system, which is being deployed in South Korea in an effort to reduce the threat from North Korean missiles. In a separate intervie...

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Secretary of State Tillerson Urges UN to Act 'Before North Korea Does'

He says Russian Federation views the developing situation in the region "with alarm" and condemns Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The Ministry of External Affairs statement has rest...

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House punts health care vote on eve of shutdown deadline

House punts health care vote on eve of shutdown deadline

House Democrats had threatened on Thursday to oppose the CR if Republicans brought up a vote on the health care bill this week. Congress needs to pass a spending bill by Friday night to keep the gov...

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EVMs used in Uttarakhand polls be taken to judicial custody : High Court

EVMs used in Uttarakhand polls be taken to judicial custody : High Court

The court has directed the police to seize the EVMs based on the complaint filed by opposition party Congress alleging tampering. With the Uttarakhand High Court guiding the legal officer to grab ...

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I Thought Being President Would Be Easier Than My Old Life

The video begins with White House Sean Spicer hanging from a noose with a sign saying "I quit" after which Counselor to Trump, Kellyanne Conway running away saying that she does not want his job. And,...

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GOP says it can pass short-term spending without Democrats

GOP says it can pass short-term spending without Democrats

Trump's latest social media outburst came as lawmakers gave themselves a one-week extension on spending legislation to keep the lights on in government after the White House backed off a threat to wi...

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South Korea should pay for $1B missile defense system

Wang Yi said the worldwide community must stay committed to parallel progress on denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and upholding peace and stability. Trump's remarks were reported after key ele...

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Government dodges shutdown as House passes short-term spending bill

Government dodges shutdown as House passes short-term spending bill

Since Congress returned from recess Monday, congressional leaders as well as the White House had been lobbing rhetorical bombs at each other - the most recent fight being over whether Republicans woul...

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Macedonian president pleas for calm after violence in parliament

Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the bu. The Social Democrats, led by Zaev, proved more flexible, but has this triggered mass protests on the streets of ...

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Joshua or Klitschko? Who Joseph Parker is picking

Joshua or Klitschko? Who Joseph Parker is picking

Just five years after winning the heavyweight gold at the London Olympics, Joshua meets Klitschko in a classic matchup that has boxing fans eagerly anticipating what could be the future of the heavywe...

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ASA welcomes President Trump's decision to focus on NAFTA modernization

Trudeau, asked about possible trade retaliation, said Canada preferred to work with the United States constructively but added: "There's no question there's a broad range of options and paths availabl...

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Young Voices of the French Far Right

Strategists at Citi, however, believe the first round is so close to call that the French election now represents a "volcano" risk for markets, with the "nightmare" scenario being Le Pen facing Melenc...

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Flynn lawyer says docs show he was forthcoming

Representative Elijah Cummings, the top Democrat on the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, also released documents from the Pentagon that showed it had found no evidence that Mr F...

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China won't confirm US claim of new pressure on North Korea

A US pre-emptive attack isn't likely, American officials have said, and the Trump White House has settled on a strategy of increasing pressure on North Korea with the help of China. Tillerson tells ...

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Violence in Macedonia amid political crisis unacceptable

The leader of Macedonia's opposition Social Democrat party leader was one of those attacked and he has been greeted by hundreds of supporters. The EU and the United States have urged Ivanov to rev...

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