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Australia floodwaters still rising, police search for missing

If the fear of drowning weren't enough, Queensland state authorities warned that crocodiles and snakes could also be lurking in flood waters. Police on Friday found the body of a woman who disappear...

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Delta says 150 more flights canceled as storm effects linger

Mid-week storms that have been described as unprecedented in Atlanta have caused as many as 3,000 Delta cancellations. "We, as always, learn from these experiences". Get free real-time news alerts...

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Assad's allies threaten to retaliate against U.S. strikes on Syria

SANA said Assad made the comment during a telephone conversion with Iranian President Hassan Rouhani, "who expressed strong condemnation of the outrageous USA aggression" on Syrian territory. He cited...

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South Korean ex-president Park Geun-hye jailed

South Korean ex-president Park Geun-hye jailed

Former President Park Geun-hye of South Korea was arrested early Friday after a court approved the request from prosecutors, raising a possibility for her to serve jail term over corruption allegation...

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John McCain says Trump's Syria airstrikes chance to reboot

Moscow has warned Washington that its cruise missile attack against the Syrian regime "plays into the hands of extremists". Trump said the strike was in response to horrific images that were bea...

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Council tentatively approves GST Rules: Jaitley

It may be recalled that the Lok Sabha passed the four Bills - CGST, IGST, UGST and Compensation Law - on Wednesday; it's now for the respective States to approve the State GST (SGST). GST aims to remo...

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Trump explained USA position on Thaad to Xi: South Korea

Trump explained USA position on Thaad to Xi: South Korea

He said he believes that the US and China can continue to develop the relationship, noting that it's the historic responsibility of both countries to work toward peace and stability. A spokesperson Ch...

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President wants to defeat ISIS AND oust Assad, reveals ambassador

President wants to defeat ISIS AND oust Assad, reveals ambassador

When Wallace asked what the United States will do if Russia defends its interests in Syria, mentioning Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev's comments Friday that the US missile strike in Syria put ...

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Leon homers to end Boston's 3-0, 12-inning win over Pirates

Leon homers to end Boston's 3-0, 12-inning win over Pirates

Chris Sale of the Boston Red Sox pitches against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fourth inning at Fenway Park on April 5, 2017 in Boston , Massachusetts. "We'll be three games in, so hopefully I...

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Serbian PM Aleksandar Vucic elected president

The turnout was 54.6% of the 6,7 million registered voters. The State Election Commission said Monday after counting 91 percent of ballots that Vucic won 55 percent of votes, followed by liberal c...

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United Airlines branded 'sexist' for barring girls in leggings

Two teenage girls who were wearing leggings were not allowed to board a plane on Sunday due to not following " dress code policy for company benefit travel". "Was there something unusual about all th...

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Why one day of thunderstorms turned into a 5-day Delta meltdown

Why one day of thunderstorms turned into a 5-day Delta meltdown

Atlanta was hit by severe thunderstorms, flash floods, and hail on Wednesday. The airline said it is still getting planes and crews back in position for flights. "We, as always, learn from these ...

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Trump tells Abe US to boost military capabilities to counter North Korea

The letters read "North Korea fired a ballistic missile into its eastern waters". Somewhere on the order of just shy of 90 per cent of North Korea's external trade is with China. "Up to this point I...

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Garcia beats Rose to claim Masters Green Jacket

Garcia beats Rose to claim Masters Green Jacket

Open, was eight under for the tournament through 11 holes, two shots clear of perennial almost man Garcia - who made back-to-back bogeys at 10 and 11 - and a surging Thomas Pieters. Spieth said he's m...

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Britain's Kyle Edmund defeated by France's Lucas Pouille in Davis Cup

Britain's Kyle Edmund defeated by France's Lucas Pouille in Davis Cup

U.S. captain Jim Courier threw another curve ball by sending world No.25 Querrey onto Pat Rafter Arena instead of No.15 Jack Sock, who was originally slated to face Kyrgios. Winning feeling: Nick Kyr...

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Westinghouse Electric is filing for bankruptcy

Toshiba's nuclear development subsidiary Westinghouse Electric filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy court protection this morning, the New York Times reports . It added: " Westinghouse's operation...

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Islam has nothing to do with violence : Imam-e-Kaaba

Islam has nothing to do with violence : Imam-e-Kaaba

He said he was impressed with the discipline exhibited by the people and arrangements made for the historic JUI-F congregation, which gave a message of peace and solidity to the world. He said every c...

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Australian PM Malcolm Turnbull arrives in India on four-day visit

Our relationship has expanded dramatically since we established a Strategic Partnership in 2009, followed by two-way Prime Ministerial visits in 2014. Mr Turnbull's "state visit" will coincide with th...

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Hawks stun Cavaliers despite absence of stars

With the Hawks now leading the Celtics by just a game, Irving conceded that games against the Hawks on Sunday and Miami on Monday are significant for more reasons than one. Kevin Love and Kyrie Irvi...

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This Is What A Syrian Refugee Thinks About Trump's Airstrikes

This Is What A Syrian Refugee Thinks About Trump's Airstrikes

At the time, several American ships in the Mediterranean were poised to launch missiles, only for Obama to abruptly pull back after key U.S. ally Britain and the U.S. Eid again commended Trump for the...

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Red Deerians commemorate 100th anniversary of the battle of Vimy Ridge

Seven thousand were wounded. "We have a fair number of soldiers who fought there and as such it's important for the soldiers who are now serving to remember their history and the comrades that went ...

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Advertisers flee 'The O'Reilly Factor' en masse

O'Reilly was masturbating". The network did not elaborate. In the past few days, 21 companies have withdrawn ads from "The O'Reilly Factor ", including Mercedes-Benz, Hyundai, BMW of North Americ...

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Garcia, Rose eye green jackets as Masters drama unfolds

Teeing off in twosomes on Sunday afternoon at Augusta National. South Africa's Charl Schwartzel, the 2011 Masters victor, was four-under in fourth with six holes to play. "You and Augusta go together ...

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Sanders calls on Trump to explain Syria goals

Pundits wanting to go down this path need to be wary of straying into hypocrisy given the widespread criticism of President Obama for stopping short similar retaliation after a chemical attack on civi...

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Sanders calls on Trump to come to Congress over Syria strikes

Sanders calls on Trump to come to Congress over Syria strikes

We don't know if it's limited or whether there's more . President Trump last week ordered missile strikes on a Syrian airfield believed to be the launching point of a chemical weapons attack that ...

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Delta attempts to return to normal flight schedule after severe weather

But West also acknowledged that the airline's recovery effort has not been "ideal" and apologized to customers. Delta canceled 350 flights Saturday after severe weather caused numerous delays at Har...

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Trump Today: President cites 'tremendous progress' with China's Xi

Neither leader gave any specific examples of progress in the relationship between the two nations, with Mr Xi echoing Mr Trump's generalities by saying the pair had "engaged in a deeper understandi...

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Daniel Cormier overpowers Anthony Johnson at UFC 210

The fact that the odds say that we're even, I actually have no idea how anyone could think that we're even. It's not MMA related . "And I don't believe Cormier is as tough as he believes and everyo...

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United States threatens further strikes in Syria

However, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a UK-based opposition news service, said on Friday evening the base was already back in operation and aircraft had taken off and "struck targets n...

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Greece, International Creditors Agreement Keeps Bailout Going

In recent months, there has been an open disagreement between the International Monetary Fund and the eurozone over such matters as the sustainability of Greece's debts going forward. Even Wolfgang Sc...

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Israeli forces detain 31 Palestinians in West Bank and Jerusalem

The divided city of Jerusalem, central to any solution between Israel and the Palestinians. A recent survey showed that two-thirds of Palestinians in the West Bank would not accept Israel's offici...

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US vows to keep up pressure on Syria

The United States is vowing to keep up the pressure on Syria after the intense nighttime wave of missile strikes from USA ships, despite the prospect of escalating Russian ill will that could further ...

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South Korea test fires home-developed 800km-range ballistic missile

Though the White House has previously made similar statements, the call came hours before Trump hosts Chinese President Xi Jinping for a two-day summit at his Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida. But while t...

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For starters, women and men are soon to receive equal pay

Statistics have long pointed to a difference of about 20 cents less for women doing the same job as men. In addition, 23 per cent of female employee respondents believe men are paid more for the sam...

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Tillerson Cites Russian Inaction as Helping to Fuel Syrian Poison Gas Attack

The move immediately prompted a backlash from Russian President Vladimir Putin , who said it would damage U.S. Haley said she doesn't see a political solution in Syria with Assad remaining as preside...

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