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Man shot dead during RAB checkpoint 'attack'

Man shot dead during RAB checkpoint 'attack'

The incident of explosion occurred a day after the security forces busted a suspected militant hideout in southeastern Chittagong district where four Islamists were killed during the raid Thursday. Tw...

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Chinese Premier cautions USA against trade war

Last year, the global foreign exchange market experienced some volatility, and major currencies depreciated against the US dollar, Li told a press conference after the close of the annual legislative ...

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White House says Trump stands by claim Obama wiretapped him

The top Republican in Congress, House of Representatives Speaker Paul Ryan, on Thursday added his voice to those saying there was no sign of a wiretap. The president, in a news conference with German ...

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White House denies apologising to British government over spying claims

The White House has assured the Government that allegations that British intelligence services spied on Donald Trump will not be repeated, Prime Minister Theresa May's official spokesman has said ....

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Trump's Website Is Still Calling For A 'Muslim Ban'

Trump's Website Is Still Calling For A 'Muslim Ban'

But the Hawaii court blocked it from being applied nationwide, The New York Times reported . The Washington court blocked an earlier version of the Trump travel order issued in January. Garrett Epp...

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Chinese Premier says no intention of devaluing yuan

His comments came ahead of Chinese President Xi Jinping's key summit with Trump, who has labelled China a currency manipulator and threatened to slap hefty tariffs on its imports. "But I believe our e...

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SC wins 1st NCAA tournament game since Richard Nixon was president

SC wins 1st NCAA tournament game since Richard Nixon was president

In a year of milestones for Marquette basketball, coach Steve Wojciechowski accomplished the most impressive goal yet during his three-year tenure with the Golden Eagles. "They're a storied program,...

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Kashmiri separatists warn Pakistan against any move to annex Gilgit-Baltistan

Kashmiri separatists warn Pakistan against any move to annex Gilgit-Baltistan

Earlier on Thursday, the Hurriyat leaders were arrested after they tried to stage a protest in Kashmir. The joint leadership expressed their serious concern over the proposals of declaring Giglit Ba...

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Trump stands by wiretapping claim during Merkel visit

Trump stands by wiretapping claim during Merkel visit

Trump, while again sidestepping questions of what prompted the President to say he was wiretapped in 2016. The press secretary engaged in angry back-and-forth exchanges with TV news reporters in the...

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US Apologizes To Britain After Spicer Claims Its Spy Agency Wiretapped Trump

US Apologizes To Britain After Spicer Claims Its Spy Agency Wiretapped Trump

British Prime Minister Theresa May's spokesman earlier in the day dismissed the charge against Britain's GCHQ spy agency as "ridiculous" and said the White House had promised not to repeat it. "If h...

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US policy of 'strategic patience' with North Korea over: Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Friday that "all options", including a preemptive strike, are on the table when it comes to dealing with North Korea-the clearest signal yet from the Trump admi...

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US Policy With North Korea Ended - Rex Tillerson

US Policy With North Korea Ended - Rex Tillerson

North Korea staged a rare press conference immediately after Tillerson's comments at which its leaders doubled down on their commitment to developing nuclear technology - and aggressively blamed a ...

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Senators, Canadiens to mark National Hockey League centennial with outdoor game in December

Senators, Canadiens to mark National Hockey League centennial with outdoor game in December

On Friday, it was confirmed that the Ottawa Senators will be hosting the Montreal Canadiens in an outdoor contest at TD Place Stadium this December. Reports say the event will confirm that a Heritag...

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"'Utterly ridiculous" GCHQ trashes White House wiretap claims

Earlier Friday, a White House official told CNN that McMaster spoke with his British counterpart on Thursday about Spicer's comment. "No, no, it has not been raised", Spicer said. Claims by former N...

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Tillerson tells State Dept. employees that budget cut reflects new priorities

Tillerson tells State Dept. employees that budget cut reflects new priorities

Tillerson made the comments during a news conference in Seoul after visiting the tense buffer zone between rivals North and South Korea, the world's most heavily armed border. The US, South Korea, Jap...

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Tillerson gets up-close look at North Korea

It really is a reflection of the significance you, Secretary Tillerson , put on the Japan-U.S. alliance and I very much appreciate it. "Let me be very clear: the policy of strategic patience has en...

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Rex Tillerson: Military Action Against North Korea Is 'On the Table'

Rex Tillerson: Military Action Against North Korea Is 'On the Table'

At a joint press conference following the meeting, Tillerson declared that diplomatic efforts of the past two decades had failed, and emphasized the need for "a different approach" to North Korea. Til...

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Tillerson Makes First Diplomacy Trip To Asia

Tillerson Makes First Diplomacy Trip To Asia

In spite of his warning, US officials have stressed that while an ongoing review on North Korea policy includes military options, such contingency planning has been conducted for decades and that the ...

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Tillerson in S Korea to find 'new approach' on N Korea

They are also expected to discuss U.S. President Donald Trump's concern about the U.S. trade imbalance with Japan. We're quite clear in that in our communications but obviously if North Korea takes ac...

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N Biren Singh sworn in as first BJP chief minister of Manipur

N Biren Singh sworn in as first BJP chief minister of Manipur

This comes in the backdrop of the Naga People's Front announcing their support for the BJP-led coalition to form government in the state. Governor Dr Najma A Heptulla administering oath of office t...

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Geelani, Malik summoned by ED

Geelani, Malik summoned by ED

The case pertains to the recovery of Dollars 10,000 from his Hyderpora residence on the outskirts of Srinagar city in June 2002 during a raid by Income Tax sleuths. The case has since been pending w...

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A timeline of North Korea-US flashpoints

During his stop Thursday in Japan, Tillerson said the different attempts to North Korea over the past 20 years, including diplomacy , "have failed". Afterward, the US increased sanctions against No...

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Meals on Wheels on chopping block; GOP says it doesn't work

Meals on Wheels on chopping block; GOP says it doesn't work

But whether that proposed cut will impact Meals on Wheels programs is not clear. The center operates Meals on Wheels and SHARP around Greater Lafayette. Meals on Wheels, a program that supports the ...

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Attack on migrant boat off Yemen coast 'kills 31'

Numerous wounded lost arms and legs in the strike, the Yemeni medical official told AP on condition of anonymity. Yemen's Shia rebels accused the Saudi-led air coalition of carrying out the attack. ...

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When Irish eyes are smiling, Americans are celebrating

When Irish eyes are smiling, Americans are celebrating

Ireland is a large island in the British Isles. With courage and faith, he returns to Ireland - again as an exile - but with a new goal and determination to bring his Christian faith to those around h...

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Tillerson to Press China on North Korea in First Visit

A Trump administration official said Tillerson's position on THAAD would be uncompromising, but suggested there might be room for concessions elsewhere to win more Chinese cooperation on North Korea. ...

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Stocks rise ahead of Fed, Dutch vote result

Stocks rise ahead of Fed, Dutch vote result

At the same time, the yen is enjoying its strongest level against the USD in a month, approaching ¥113 per dollar . The euro was taking in the view at $1.0727, having climbed 1.2 percent overnight ...

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Trump's border-wall dream moves forward, but not with Mexican money

Trump's border-wall dream moves forward, but not with Mexican money

Of late, Trump has said he would ask Congress to pay for the wall and said Mexico would reimburse the United States, though he has repeatedly declined to offer details on how he would get the Mexican ...

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Police search property where IN teens' bodies found; owner not a suspect

Police search property where IN teens' bodies found; owner not a suspect

Riley added that it's not the first time police have searched a Delphi residence as part of the ongoing investigation, and it doesn't mean the property owner is a suspect in the case. That's forced po...

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George Osborne MP Accepts Fourth Job Editing Russian-Owned London Newspaper

Mr Osborne looks set to quit as an MP because his Tatton seat is set to disappear in proposed boundary changes due to come into force at the next general election. Rajan, a former editor of The Indepe...

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Security beefed up at Taj Mahal after reported threat from IS

Security beefed up at Taj Mahal after reported threat from IS

It may be mentioned that a pro-Islamic State media group has warned of attacks in India and published a graphic depicting the Taj Mahal as a possible target. We are probing it. "We are prepared fo...

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British intelligence agency dismisses claims it helped spy on Trump

Asked by CNN's Jim Acosta if there was an apology by the administration to the British government over the matter, Spicer replied, "No, we were just passing on news reports". "They are utterly ridi...

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Fukushima Set To Host Olympic Baseball And Softball In 2020

Fukushima Set To Host Olympic Baseball And Softball In 2020

TEPCO also ignored another chance to implement safety measures in 2008 when a government study group warned of a major tsunami triggering a power loss at the plant. Tepco said in a statement it would ...

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First BJP-led govt to be sworn in Manipur today

First BJP-led govt to be sworn in Manipur today

Since rest of the seats have been won by BJP and its allies, Congress would have to do intense negotiations to convince some of them to switch sides. Naga People's Front (NPF) and National People's ...

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Children find parents dead from apparent overdose in Centerville home

Children find parents dead from apparent overdose in Centerville home

Ken Betz, director of the Montgomery County Coroner's office, said the preliminary results of the couple's autopsies indicate that an accidental drug overdose may have led to their deaths. But she had...

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