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Warming US ties with Kurds stoke Turkish border tensions

The People's Protection Units (YPG) and the Peshmerga in Iraq - both Kurdish groups - said at least 25 of their fighters had been killed in the strikes on Tuesday. Turkish forces last week launched ai...

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Midwest, South brace for flooding and tornadoes

Midwest, South brace for flooding and tornadoes

Four people were killed and at least 50 others hospitalized when tornadoes swept through the area Saturday. Five people, including Cove Creek/Pearson Fire Chief Doug Decker, were killed due to floodin...

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Trump Admin Working With Allies To Pressure North Korea

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence told business leaders in Seoul on Tuesday that the Trump administration will review and reform the five-year-old free trade agreement between the two countries. He said ...

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In New Budget, Trump Gets Nothing

In New Budget, Trump Gets Nothing

Trump successfully pushed her father to praise Planned Parenthood from a Republican debate stage, a moment that created a stir at the time because of the party's broad opposition to the organization...

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Either open new chapters, or goodbye — Erdogan to EU

Erdogan was also seen wiping his eyes with a handkerchief. "I was forced to leave the party I co-founded, my home, my love ". English edition of Asharq Al-Awsat - the world's premier pan-Arab dai...

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Donald Trump: I would be honoured to meet Kim Jong

Donald Trump: I would be honoured to meet Kim Jong

This comes even as Pyongyang suggested it would continue its nuclear weapons tests. Professor James Petras made the comments in an interview with Press TV while commenting on Trump's recent stat...

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Trump says he thought being president

Trump says he thought being president "would be easier"

More than five months after his victory and two days shy of the 100-day mark of his presidency, the election is still on Trump's mind. This is more work than my previous life. The bill from House F...

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Trump says he would be 'honoured' to meet Kim

The White House said later North Korea would need to meet many conditions before it could be contemplated. "Clearly, the conditions are not there right now". Reclusive North Korea has carried out fi...

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USA missile defence system operational in S. Korea

USA missile defence system operational in S. Korea

At the briefing, Geng also expressed support for US President Donald Trump's comments that he would consider meeting North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un. Arizona senator John McCain told THE WEEKLY STAN...

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Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

Congress OKs bill averting Saturday gov't shutdown

Sen. And he got a $15 billion down payment on his efforts to strengthen the military. The bill headed next to the president, who was expected to sign it. The bill provides federal funding until the ...

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Trump asks why American Civil War couldn't have been avoided

Former President Jackson was a documented slaveowner, and died in 1845 - 16 years before the start of the Civil War - which would likely have made things hard for the former president to have any...

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Donald Trump sends military to Syria-Turkey border

Some footage posted online showed Kurdish residents cheering USA -flagged vehicles as they drove by. The Turkish military said it killed at least 90 militants and wounded scores. Turkey and the Unite...

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Jose Mourinho Manchester United manager blasts 'not human' schedule

Jose Mourinho Manchester United manager blasts 'not human' schedule

Rooney swept home from the spot moments before half-time after Marcus Rashford had gone to ground under nearly no contract from Lukasz Fabianski, but Swansea's set-piece maestro stole a point that cou...

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NAACP Demands Larger East Chicago Response Ahead Of Pruitt Visit

He met with residents and toured the complex where evacuations began previous year. The Trump administration indicated in its budget blueprint that it wants to close two regional offices and conso...

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Trump's executive order calls for trade study

Ahead of the speech, tens of thousands took part in protests across the United States against the Trump administration's stance on climate change. The failure of the White House to shepherd signific...

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New Hamas program to contain softer language, some old goals

New Hamas program to contain softer language, some old goals

For years there has been criticism of Hamas over the language of its charter, in particular articles which were branded anti-Semitic. It is not yet clear what the revamped charter might look like. T...

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Hamas softens stance on Israel, drops Muslim Brotherhood links

After declaring itself an entirely independent organization with no affiliation with any parent organization such as the Muslim Brotherhood, Hamas stated its intentions to mend ties with Cairo, as t...

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Trump Champions for Gun Rights at NRA Forum

To cheers from the crowd, Trump described how the long years of having an anti-gun president in the White House are thankfully over. You remember? They said, 'Trump has won Michigan!' They go, 'Michig...

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Ivanka Trump Doesn't Like Being Called Her Dad's 'Accomplice'

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and unpaid adviser, is in Germany for the G20 Women's Summit, where she's been talking about Donald Trump's presidency and attitude toward women. The invitation ...

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Showtime to air Stone interviews with Vladimir Putin

Oliver Stone has cemented himself as not only one of the best directors of the past 100 years or so, but also one of the most controversial. "The presidents agreed to establish joint work to find dip...

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Authorities: 1 dead, several hurt in U. of Texas stabbings

I thought it was just some theatrical stunt or something. She told the Herald that "no one expected him to do this". "It is pretty terrifying", Prichett said. The stabbings happened during the middl...

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I'd be 'honored' to meet Kim Jong Un under 'right circumstances'

As a presidential candidate, Trump suggested he was open to meeting Kim, but hadn't repeated the line since taking office. The regime will continue bolstering its "preemptive nuclear attack" capabil...

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Hillary Clinton blames herself for election loss, and also misogyny, FBI, Russia

But on October 28, FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to Congress, telling lawmakers that the bureau was looking in to additional emails that could have been sent from an unsecured email serves th...

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Poll Gives Edge To NDP Candidate Amandeep Singh In Richmond-Queensborough

Clark referred to NDP finance critic Carole James' comment the previous day that the revenue of more than $1 billion a year would be shifted to the "progressive" tax system. The B.C. NDP pledges...

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Monteverde Chef Wins Big At James Beard Awards

Monteverde Chef Wins Big At James Beard Awards

Finalists for this year's Best Chef: Southeast had been pared down from a semifinalist group that also included a number of other Atlanta chefs: Ri Liu of Masterpiece, Kevin Gillespie of Gunshow and ...

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Trump aide defends invitation to Duterte

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is assisted by Special Assistant to the President Christopher Lawrence Go as he speaks to US President Donald Trump through a phone call on the sidelines of the gala dinn...

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US reassures South Korea it will pay for THAAD, Seoul says

Asked about Trump's remarks, Geng said that China "has always believed that dialogue and consultation.is the only realistic and viable way to achieve denuclearisation". "It's opening a dialogue", Tru...

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Ivanka Trump rubs shoulders with Merkel, Lagarde at Berlin women's summit

Miriam Meckel, editor of German business magazine Wirtschaftswoche , informed Trump that Germans did not have a concept of a first daughter. I grew up in a house where there was no barrier to what ...

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Dallas paramedic shooting suspect found dead, 2nd body found

Dallas paramedic shooting suspect found dead, 2nd body found

The paramedic who was shot underwent surgery at a local hospital, after which he was admitted to the ICU in critical but stable condition. Officers were fired at as they approached, and one officer pu...

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Red Dresses Rule The 2017 Met Ball - Emma Roberts & More

Red Dresses Rule The 2017 Met Ball - Emma Roberts & More

Tickets to the fashion extravaganza cost $30,000, but it's strictly invitation only. As always the night, which raises funds for the Museum's Costume Institute, was full of fashion surprises. The lo...

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Trump on Civil War: Why couldn't they have worked that out?

Trump, who has at times shown a shaky grasp of USA history, questioned why issues couldn't have been settled to prevent the war that followed the secession of 11 Southern states from the Union and bro...

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New Hamas document supports Palestinian state along 1967 borders

It also erases all mentions of ties to the Muslim Brotherhood, the pan-Arab Islamist movement which has been banned by the authorities in neighbouring Egypt . A spokesman for Israeli Prime Minister Be...

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Queen Elizabeth II Gets Two Birthdays - Here's Why

They will be fired by the King's Troop Royal Horse Artillery and the Honourable Artillery Company. - September 9, 2015: The queen becomes Britain's longest reigning monarch, surpassing queen Victo...

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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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