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Turkish, German FMs to meet on Wednesday amid rally ban row

A source in the German foreign ministry on Friday evening described as "absurd" the suggestion that Yucel, a German-Turkish dual national, was an "agent". Tensions between the two countries further es...

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Theresa May lays down independence vote challenge to Sturgeon

Theresa May lays down independence vote challenge to Sturgeon

The prime minister's stance will be read by Sturgeon and the Scottish National party as an open challenge to call the threatened referendum on independence, suggesting the Tories are confident they ca...

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Calls grow for under fire Jeff Sessions to stand aside

Cicilline did not directly address the Holder situation, but said it was "impossible" for Sessions to continue to hold his cabinet post after Thursday's news about Kislyak. Top Republicans calle...

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Brazen even by North Korean standards

One North Korean man, identified by police as Ri Jong-chol, is still in police custody and has not been charged yet. One of the other three is a North Korean Embassy official in Kuala Lumpur who is ...

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Jeff Sessions Recuses Himself From Inquiry Into Trump Ties to Russian Federation

US House majority leader Kevin McCarthy said it would be best if Mr Sessions recused himself from the probe. It spurred calls in Congress for Sessions to recuse himself from an investigation int...

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Malaysia rejects accusation of non-compliance with United Nations sanctions on DPRK

Malaysia's deputy prime minister and home minister, Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, said authorities would also investigate a North Korea-linked company that is suspected of operating a sanctions-busting arms bus...

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Theresa May warns Scottish National Party: 'Politics is not a game'

Theresa May warns Scottish National Party: 'Politics is not a game'

But Mrs May made clear the UK must not become a "looser and weaker Union", adding: "We can not allow our United Kingdom to drift apart". "We must take this opportunity to bring our United Kingdom cl...

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US Attorney General to recuse himself from all Trump campaign probes

Senate Judiciary Chairman Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, rejected a plea from Democrats to haul Attorney General Jeff Sessions before the committee again - which held his confirmation hearing - after it ...

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Somalia: 110 Dead From Hunger in Past 48 Hours in Drought

Somalia: 110 Dead From Hunger in Past 48 Hours in Drought

Over 100 people have died from hunger in a single region of Somalia in just 48 hours according to Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire. "It is a hard situation for the pastoralists and their livestock...

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Why Analysts Stacks up on The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)?

Why Analysts Stacks up on The Home Depot, Inc. (HD)?

The company's merchandising execution team, which is responsible for setting merchandising displays and ensuring products are customer-ready, is also is hiring this spring, according to The Home Depo...

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30 gather at pro-Trump rally in Indianapolis

30 gather at pro-Trump rally in Indianapolis

One of the non-vulgar chants went, "No Trump". A rally in support of President Donald Trump happened at the Colorado State Capitol Saturday. Some minor scuffles between dueling demonstrators at th...

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Marine Le Pen has immunity revoked following IS images

Marine Le Pen has immunity revoked following IS images

Le Pen caused outrage by using Twitter to publish films including one showing decapitated U.S. journalist James Foley. Marine Le Pen's immunity would have shielded her from prosecution and lifting i...

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Plane crash in Turkey as teams scramble to find ejected pilot

Plane crash in Turkey as teams scramble to find ejected pilot

Turkey's state-run news agency also reported that a plane has crashed near the Syria-Turkey border. On Saturday evening, the Syrian army announced that it had lost contact with one of its reconnaiss...

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Curfew imposed in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri after hate video went viral

Curfew imposed in UP's Lakhimpur Kheri after hate video went viral

Traffic movement was normal. Following the surfacing of the video, two communities clashed, resulting in the vandalism of shops in Kharwaranganj and Kucchehri areas. Senior police officers including...

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North Korean arrested in Kim Jong Nam killing released

A newspaper report on the indictment of a female suspect in the killing of Kim Jong-nam, wedged into the main gate at the North Korean embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Mar. A senior police official who asked ...

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Voting gets underway in Northern Ireland

Voting gets underway in Northern Ireland

The pro-British Democratic Unionist Party narrowly remained the largest party following the closest-ever election for the provincial assembly. If the DUP and Sinn Fein end up as the two biggest part...

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Democrats seek Sessions resignation after report of Russian Federation contact

Democrats seek Sessions resignation after report of Russian Federation contact

One was an office visit in the fall, and the other occurred in a group setting following a Heritage Foundation speech that Sessions gave during the summer. "It's clearer than ever now that the attorne...

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North Ireland holds snap election in shadow of Brexit

North Ireland holds snap election in shadow of Brexit

If DUP and Sinn Fein can not agree to form a new power-sharing executive within three weeks, London will take over issues such as health, education and the local economy which are now devolved. But so...

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Iraqis treated for chemical weapons agents, as Mosul civilian exodus intensifies

Iraqis treated for chemical weapons agents, as Mosul civilian exodus intensifies

If the alleged use of chemical weapons is confirmed, this is a serious violation of global humanitarian law and a war crime, regardless of who the targets or the victims of the attacks are", she said...

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Match Review: Swansea City 3-2 Burnley

Match Review: Swansea City 3-2 Burnley

Spain striker Llorente - who has scored precious goals this season against Liverpool and Crystal Palace - headed home a 90th-minute victor to ease Swansea's relegation fears. Swansea showed resilie...

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Sessions to Respond to Democrats' Questions on Russia Ties in Writing

The committee Democrats said Sessions' responses to questions during his confirmation hearing were "at best, incomplete and misleading", and significant questions remain unanswered. As attorney ...

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Measles alert issued after case confirmed on flight from Vancouver to Edmonton

Measles alert issued after case confirmed on flight from Vancouver to Edmonton

Alberta Health Services says a person with measles flew on WestJet flight 186 that departed Vancouver on the evening of February 24. The first was on WestJet Flight WS 186 from Vancouver to Edmonton, ...

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USA suspends expedited processing of H-1B visas

The US customs and immigration services, which runs this programme, said this was being done to "reduce overall H-1B processing times" by clearing up the backlog built over time because of heavy dem...

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President Donald Trump Accuses Obama of Wire Tapping in October

President Donald Trump Accuses Obama of Wire Tapping in October

Those wiretapped communication then were reportedly provide to the White House. Kevin Lewis, Barack Obama's post-presidency spokesman, called the story "absurd" and devoid of facts, stating to us th...

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Biden's son squandered money on drugs and prostitutes, according to his wife

Biden's son squandered money on drugs and prostitutes, according to his wife

First it was revealed that the son of former VP Joe Biden , 74, was in a loving and committed relationship with his late brother's widow. Uh oh! Hunter Biden's ugly divorce from estranged wife K...

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Northern Irish Parties to Start Talks Amid Sinn Fein Surge

Northern Irish Parties to Start Talks Amid Sinn Fein Surge

Full results are not expected until Saturday due to the complexities of the proportional representation voting system. Mr Storey, who is one of three DUP candidates vying for election in the traditi...

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Trump Moves to Name Fiona Hill as Top Russia Adviser, Source Says

Critics were concerned Mr Trump might trade USA interests in exchange for intelligence sharing and military cooperation against ISIL - fears which intensifed in when American intelligence agencies p...

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US Attorney General quits Russian Federation probe

CNN has reported that multiple sources say high-level Trump associates were in constant contact with Russians who were known to USA intelligence. When questioned during his confirmation hearings abo...

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North Korea vows toughest response to South Korea-US military drills

About 3,600 US service members were deployed to join the 28,000 USA troops already based in South Korea for the annual exercise, which will run through April 30, Davis said. On Tuesday, Defense Secret...

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Varanasi bursts at seams as Modi, Akhilesh hold roadshow

Varanasi bursts at seams as Modi, Akhilesh hold roadshow

Responding to the Chief Minister's jibe on electricity supply in the state, Modi said: "Akhilesh Yadav asked me to touch wires to check where there is electricity supply or not". In a massive show of ...

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Election 2017: 'Wake up call for unionism,' says DUP North Antrim candidate

Election 2017: 'Wake up call for unionism,' says DUP North Antrim candidate

The DUP has lost its power to veto same-sex marriage following an election Northern Ireland . The DUP, under leader Arlene Foster, are attempting to hold onto its position as the leading party. The U...

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Marine Le Pen Could Lose Immunity For Tweeting Daesh Atrocities

Marine Le Pen Could Lose Immunity For Tweeting Daesh Atrocities

A French law bans distributing violent images or those that could incite terrorism. The images included the beheading of American journalist James Foley. All opinion polls indicate that she would ...

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Northern Ireland votes, but will Westminster prevail?

Northern Ireland votes, but will Westminster prevail?

On the contrary, Michelle O'Neill, the Sinn Fein leader, has more of an interest now in waiting to see if the DUP will now decide that Foster has had her chance and replace her - at least temporarily ...

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Over 80% polling in first phase in Manipur

Over 80% polling in first phase in Manipur

Necessary arrangement has been made for the smooth conduct of the first phase of the two-phase Manipur Assembly elections tomorrow. This is the penultimate phase in Uttar Pradesh where polling had b...

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Trump Cites Photo Of Schumer, Putin Eating Donuts In Calling For Probe

Mr. Trump then accused Democrats of carrying out " a total witch hunt ". A mobile billboard sponsored by Progress Virginia circled the speech venue at Newport News Shipbuilding, demanding an investi...

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