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North Korea tests missile, fails

North Korea tests missile, fails

Not all North Korea watchers had expected there would be another nuclear test around the 105th anniversary of its late state founder's birth on April 15 or the 85th anniversary of its armed forces on ...

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Israel Downs Syrian Drone with Patriot Missile

The Israeli military declined to comment on the reports, however Israel is thought to have bombed arms shipments intended for Hezbollah several times since the Syrian conflict began. Hezbollah fought ...

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BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, AAP alleges EVM tampering

AAP MLA Alka Lamba, who represents Chandni Chowk constituency in central Delhi, offered to resign from all party posts taking moral responsibility for the party's defeat in the municipal seats falling...

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Trump condemns anti-Semitism at Holocaust Remembrance event

The State of Israel, he went on to say, "is an eternal monument to the undying strength of the Jewish people". "We've seen anti-Semitism on university campuses, in the public square, and in threats ...

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Russia Brokers 'De-Escalation' Zone Deal in Syria, Eases Fighting

Rebel commander Jamil al-Saleh, in northern Hama, said that almost an hour after the deal went into effect, battles raged with government forces. The Observatory said government forces shelled and b...

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Ivanka Trump defends father at G20 women's summit

Ivanka, Politico reports , was questioned bluntly by the panel's moderator and was "booed and hissed " by the room of mostly women when she called her father, hilariously, "a tremendous champion of ...

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Thailand revokes wanted Red Bull heir's passport over hit-and-run case

Thailand revokes wanted Red Bull heir's passport over hit-and-run case

He was tr acked down in London earlier this year, before an arrest warrant was issued, and refused to answer questions. Immigration officers told local media Vorayuth left for Singapore on his priva...

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Michelle Obama accidentally tweets former staffer's number

Michelle Obama accidentally tweets former staffer's number

A staffer for the Obamas said Michelle's account was not hacked and that the former first lady did, in fact, tweet out the number by mistake. Wolfe, who started at the White House as an intern, prod...

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Trump meets Abbas, predicts 'very good chance' of peace with Israel

WASHINGTON DC: Walking in the footsteps of many of his predecessors who delved into Israeli-Palestinian peacemaking - but ultimately failed - US President Donald Trump launched Wednesday his own "pro...

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Israel strikes Syrian arms depot near Damascus airport

The incident involved an explosion and a large fire near the Damascus International Airport, the BBC said . Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is backed in the country's brutal civil-war by Russia, I...

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Afghan security fires on census workers, killing 1

Pakistan's Balochistan Frontier Corps Inspector Major General Nadeem Ahmed announced the news on Sunday, adding that more than 100 members of Afghan security forces had also been wounded in the cross-...

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Chaman firing: Standoff continues after second day of talks

Chaman firing: Standoff continues after second day of talks

Pakistani Maj. Gen. Nadeem Ahmad told reporters at the crossing that two Pakistani soldiers were killed in Friday's fighting and another nine were wounded. Kabul disputes the "Durand Line" and does no...

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North Korea detains another American citizen

Asean countries have assured the US of full compliance with United Nations Security Council resolutions to pressure Pyongyang into curbing its nuclear programme. The State Department advises Americans...

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Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

The SNP remains the largest party in local government with 431 councillors voted in. Counting in Scotland's local elections did not begin until Friday morning. SNP group leader David Stocks was adam...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash

Pakistan, Afghanistan start joint survey after border clash

Sartaj Aziz, the foreign affairs adviser to Pakistani prime minister, told reporters neither side wants "any violence between our two countries or any loss of life". He did not elaborate on what those...

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White House Officials Detail President Trump's First Trip Overseas to Middle East

Saudi Foreign Minister Adel Al-Jubeir said Trump's visit would send a clear message that the U.S. harbors no ill will toward Muslim countries, which he said was a misconception spread by Iran and extr...

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Indian High Commission providing consular access to woman married to Pak national

Indian High Commission providing consular access to woman married to Pak national

She maintained in court that she was not under any sort of pressure while recording her statement. She travelled to Pakistan on May 1 via the Wagah border and the couple were married two days later. T...

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Axelrod Slams Hillary: Stop Making Excuses for Election Loss, 'Move On'

Axelrod Slams Hillary: Stop Making Excuses for Election Loss, 'Move On'

Clinton's e-Mails. "It was a hard choice, I still believe in retrospect the right choice", Efe news quoted him as saying before the Senate Judiciary Committee . If you or I did a tiny fraction of...

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Civil war forced more than 1 million children to flee from Sudan

Civil war forced more than 1 million children to flee from Sudan

Children make up 62 percent of the 1.8 million people in camps across neighbouring countries. Refugee children from South Sudan walk in Bidibidi resettlement camp in the Northern District of Yumbe o...

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Price defends cutting nearly $1 trillion from Medicaid

President Donald Trump has pressed for this option, which would enable passing bills with a simple majority. But in a sign of the uphill battle ahead, almost every major medical group, including the...

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82 freed Nigerian schoolgirls arrive in nation's capital

82 freed Nigerian schoolgirls arrive in nation's capital

From there they will be flown to Abuja. President Buhari said the schoolgirls were freed in exchange for detained suspected extremists in the largest negotiated release so far of the almost 300 girl...

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North Korea accuses United States of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

The accusations come at a time of heightened tension between Washington and Pyongyang over America's movement of strategic military assets into Northeast Asia and North Korea's relentless pursuit of...

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Army kills 50 Afghan forces in border fight

Pakistan's Balochistan Frontier Corps Inspector Major General Nadeem Ahmed announced the news on Sunday, adding that more than 100 members of Afghan security forces had also been wounded in the cross-...

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Trump approaches 100 days in power

Trump approaches 100 days in power

Less than two weeks after a Gallup survey discovered a 17-point drop in the number of Americans who believe President Donald Trump keeps his promises, a new poll reveals that Trump has the lowest a...

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US Servicemembers Killed While Fighting In Afghanistan

Afghan and global officials have repeatedly called on the Taliban to disarm and join the political process, a call they have so far refused. The incident comes just days after U.S. The top United S...

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Woman flies over 4000-km in wrong direction in UA flight

Woman flies over 4000-km in wrong direction in UA flight

Her niece, Diane Miantsoko told ABC news, "With everything going on in this country people have to be more careful". "This has to be a turning point for the 87,000 people and professionals here at...

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Delhi Metro brings in fare hike, minimum fare now at Rs 10

Delhi Metro brings in fare hike, minimum fare now at Rs 10

After the approval from the DMRC Board, the new metro fares will come into effect from Wednesday. The committee formed to suggest Metro fares said in its report a year ago that the minimum ticket pric...

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Trudeau speaks with Macron after election win

Trudeau speaks with Macron after election win

President Donald Trump wrote on Twitter . She congratulated Macron for winning the election, and wished him success in facing " immense coming challenges". Earlier in the trading session, the euro...

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Projections show Macron elected French president

Macron visited Israel in September 2015 while serving as economy minister under outgoing President Francois Hollande, during which he defended Paris's support for the European Union's plans to lab...

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Here's What's In The Republicans' Revised Health Care Bill

Her four main points: The new bill will "dismantle the Obamacare taxes ", "eliminate the individual and employer mandate penalties", "help young adults access health insurance and stabilize the marke...

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Vote in large numbers to make Delhi 'Dengue, Chikungunya free': Kejriwal

Vote in large numbers to make Delhi 'Dengue, Chikungunya free': Kejriwal

Former chief minister Sheila Dikshit has said that the MCD polls would prove to be a litmus test for Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken. The None Of The Above (NOTA) option was available to voters for ...

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Venezuela crisis: Opposition condemns Maduro move

He said the National Electoral Council would start work on the process on Tuesday. Opposition leaders have called for a "mega protest" on Wednesday. Borges said it would deny Venezuelans the right t...

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Ex-Cop Who Killed Walter Scott Pleads Guilty to Federal Charges

Though he was sacked just days after the killing - "I have watched the video, and I was sickened by what I saw", the North Charleston police chief told reporters - a state murder case against Slager...

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Chelsea's Kante named Football Writers' Player of the Year

Chelsea's Kante named Football Writers' Player of the Year

N'Golo Kante has beaten Chelsea team-mate Eden Hazard to win the 2017 Football Writers' Association's Footballer of the Year Award. The France worldwide topped the poll of the 340-strong members...

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FBI Director James Comey

FBI Director James Comey "Mildly Nauseous" over Clinton Disclosure

Yates is expected to tell a Senate Judiciary subcommittee led by Sen. Comey said, "look this was bad it makes me mildly nauseous to think we might of had some impact on the election but honestly it wo...

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