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May brushes off European Union calls to settle Brexit divorce bill first

Labour's shadow Brexit secretary, Sir Keir Starmer, responded to the report by saying: "Whatever the goal of these leaks, this is a deeply worrying account and further evidence that Theresa May's ri...

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US House Republicans Attempting To Revive Health-Care Bill

US House Republicans Attempting To Revive Health-Care Bill

Tom Rooney, R-Fla. The Republican Party can only afford to lose 22 votes assuming all of the Republicans are able to attend the vote and no Democrats cross over. For example, states could allow heal...

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Why the Freedom Caucus is backing the revised healthcare bill

Why the Freedom Caucus is backing the revised healthcare bill

Jim Jordan, a member of the House Freedom Caucus, said Monday on CNN's "New Day". If anything, the repeal legislation now being considered is potentially more damaging than what failed in March-wh...

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Tony Blair won't endorse Jeremy Corbyn as next PM

Blair has previously insisted he is not advocating tactical voting but sailed close to the wind in arguing that people should vote for candidates keeping an open mind on stopping a hard Brexit. Britai...

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Britons to be hit by 'Australia first' working visa clampdown

Britons to be hit by 'Australia first' working visa clampdown

Turnbull said the visa change would attract better skilled workers and see Australians employed over cheap foreign workers brought in under the old 457 visa program . Immigration Minister Peter Dut...

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Controversial US anti-missile system operating in South Korea

Controversial US anti-missile system operating in South Korea

Hill, a diplomat under President George W. Bush, told the paper. In Australia, Prime Minister Malcom Turnbull used a commemoration of a World War II naval battle to warn North Korea against military...

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No hard feelings for CBS after Dickerson's Trump interview

Ryan Kadro, executive producer of "CBS This Morning", said he wasn't anxious that the testy ending of the Trump interview, which was recorded on Saturday, would endanger the morning show's Monday br...

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Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

It was a fantastic game and yes, we are in the race for the title. "We have a squad of 22 that is reduced to 13 or 14 players". Saturday's goalless draw against West Ham did little to change the mood ...

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ASEAN leaders go soft on China

President Rodrigo Duterte, who assumed office last summer, visited Beijing in October and there dramatically announced "my separation from the United States". "In my term I'll try to make something li...

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White House bounces into spring with 139th annual Easter Egg Roll

White House bounces into spring with 139th annual Easter Egg Roll

First Lady Melania Trump was thinking pink for this year's White House Easter Egg Roll, which she hosted with President Donald Trump on Monday morning. "This is the first time that my husband and I ...

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Le Pen thrives among French poor, vote analysis shows

Le Pen thrives among French poor, vote analysis shows

Le Pen, 48, was first out of the blocks after the first round of voting on Sunday, hitting the campaign trail and accusing the pro-EU centrist Macron of representing "runaway globalisation" and lackin...

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Chemical-weapons agency confirms sarin's use in Syria

Chemical-weapons agency confirms sarin's use in Syria

Assad reiterated the Syrian stance that no chemical attack ever took place in Idlib . CARACAS, Venezuela - Venezuela's opposition is looking to keep up pressure on President Nicolas Maduro by takin...

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Congress Passes Budget That Funds Government Through May 5, 2017

Congress Passes Budget That Funds Government Through May 5, 2017

They could also choose not to provide the so-called community rating provision, which requires insurers to charge the same for people regardless of their health status. The problem that Republicans ...

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California Judge Puts Hold On Trump's Controversial

California Judge Puts Hold On Trump's Controversial "Sanctuary Cities" Order

That general term describes more than 300 local governments that have limited their cooperation with federal immigration officials. The department singled out Chicago and New York as two cities "cru...

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China launches aircraft carrier, boosting military presence

China launches aircraft carrier, boosting military presence

China has launched its first indigenously built aircraft, which military experts say will give the country greater control over the global waters as well as boost defenses across its coastline. The La...

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Mark Selby's title hopes lifted by late rally against John Higgins

Runs of 63 and 95 saw him pull 4-2 ahead of Selby , who should have cut the gap but missed a red when 54-1 ahead in the next frame and a clearance of 58 from his opponent was immaculate. But a domina...

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Trump Will Zero in on Trade Agreements on 100th Day

Trump Will Zero in on Trade Agreements on 100th Day

The Russia investigations stand at a juncture now - with questions of whether they will turn out more like Watergate, which led to the resignation of President Richard Nixon (a president Trump is ofte...

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US to South Korea: We'll pay for missile defense system (for now)

US to South Korea: We'll pay for missile defense system (for now)

South Korea says US President Donald Trump's national security adviser has reaffirmed the two countries' pre-existing agreement on the expenditure for the deployment of the THAAD anti-missile system. ...

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Hamas no longer calls for Israel's destruction

However, the new document does formally accept the creation of a Palestinian state in Gaza, the West Bank and East Jerusalem - what are known as pre-1967 lines. The fundamentalist Islamic organization...

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Wall, Beal Combine for 73 Points, Wizards Advance Past Atlanta

The Wizards admitted to a lack of focus in Games 3 and 4 at Atlanta , and the Hawks are hoping to take advantage again and extend the series. Robin Lopez also scored 10 points for the Bulls, who...

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National monuments a 'federal land grab'

National monuments a 'federal land grab'

Attorney General Homer Cummings explained that "if public lands are reserved by the president for a particular objective under express authority of an act of Congress, the president is thereafter wi...

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Australia changes work visa policy

Australia changes work visa policy

Australia's 457 visa was created to address shortages of local workers in certain skilled professions. In a similar vein, U.S. President Donald Trump will sign an executive order on Tuesday direct...

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Erdogan: 'EU can not question our democracy'

Many relatives of those detained or sacked since July say they have nothing to do with the armed attempt to overthrow the government and are victims of a purge created to solidify Erdogan's control. "...

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Anti-North Korea US missile system 'operational'

As global tensions with North Korea increase, life for our church family in North Korea becomes even more hard than before. "Most political people would never say that", Trump said of his willingnes...

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THAAD missile defense system initially capable in S.Korea

THAAD missile defense system initially capable in S.Korea

Several North Korean missiles tested this month have failed, prompting some to question whether the U.S.is involved. US President Donald Trump cast the launch as a direct snub against China, one o...

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During In-Flight Remarks, Pope Discusses Nuclear War, North Korea

Everything. Everything, no? It would be bad. "I do not think humanity today could bear it", he told reporters. It was the first visit by Francis to Cairo but the second by a Catholic pope. Most Egyp...

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Reprieve for Sharif in Panamagate scandal, fresh probe ordered

Reprieve for Sharif in Panamagate scandal, fresh probe ordered

Sharif and his children had been accused of graft in an ongoing case that had threatened to topple the prime minister and captivated Pakistan after the Panama Papers leak previous year linked the fa...

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No sign Philippines raised sea feud win vs. China in summit

Southeast Asian leaders wrapped up a summit on Saturday with no indication of an agreement on how to address Beijing's assertiveness in the South China Sea, a divisive issue in a region uncertain abou...

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AAP's Dilip Pandey resigns following MCD results

With AAP managing to win just 48 seats, and Congress trailing at the third position with 30 seats, the BJP's victory margin is the highest ever in Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls. EC source...

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Israel intercepts 'projectile' from Syria hours after Damascus missile attack

Israel's Patriot anti-aircraft missile system shot down an aerial target over the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights on Thursday, the Israeli military said. A photo taken from Douma shows flames, believed...

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SHOWCASE - Manager Pochettino says Spurs can still win title

SHOWCASE - Manager Pochettino says Spurs can still win title

It is hard. It is good to try to play first and try to put that pressure on, so it will be good to play on Friday night. Here, we look at Liverpool , Manchester City and Manchester United's forthco...

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Bruce Cassidy 'Absolutely' Wants To Return As Bruins Head Coach

Bruce Cassidy 'Absolutely' Wants To Return As Bruins Head Coach

This was pointed out by Kevin Paul Dupont, the fine Boston Globe columnist: The Bruins held the lead for 5:18 on Sunday, which was also the first time they were in front since Game 2, Period 3. - Bru...

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Trump predicts Warren run, calls her 'Pocahontas'

Trump predicts Warren run, calls her 'Pocahontas'

Trump's speech was largely a rehash of themes from his campaign rallies. Giffords, a Democrat, was shot in the head in a 2011 shooting in Tucson that left six people dead. He was talking about havin...

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United States to Battle the Turks? Deploys Troops along Turkish Syrian Border

United States to Battle the Turks? Deploys Troops along Turkish Syrian Border

In Istanbul , Erdogan insisted that USA support for Kurdish groups "must come to an end", and he said he would bring up the matter at a meeting with President Donald Trump this month. "We will brin...

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New support for Scottish independence

New support for Scottish independence

And my commitment is clear that if you strengthen my hand in those Brexit negotiations, I will work to ensure that Scotland and the United Kingdom flourish together. Asked by presenter Andrew Neil why...

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