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Donald Trump cancels some sanctions aimed at North Korea

Donald Trump cancels some sanctions aimed at North Korea

Gloria Borger, a CNN analyst, noted that Trump's decision Friday reflected similar chaos brought on by his announcement Thursday that the US will recognize Israel as the rightful possessor of the ...

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Beyond the Weather: Northern Lights

Beyond the Weather: Northern Lights

The stunning natural light show may be visible as far south as NY and Chicago on Saturday night thanks to an incoming geomagnetic storm, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's Space ...

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Key Dem: Lawyer Confirmed Worrying Ivanka, Jared Email Use

Key Dem: Lawyer Confirmed Worrying Ivanka, Jared Email Use

The chairmen specifically were seeking access to all State Department employees and contractors with knowledge of Trump's communications with the Russian leader, including "linguists, translators, o...

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India boycotts Pakistan Day event over invite to J&K separatists

India boycotts Pakistan Day event over invite to J&K separatists

In a direct warning to Pakistan by the USA, the latter has asked to take sustained and irreversible action against the terror groups nurturing in the region and said that if another attack take place ...

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Two US Military Personnel Killed in Afghanistan

Two US Military Personnel Killed in Afghanistan

The names of the deceased are being withheld until 24 hours after next of kin are notified. Violence has been relentless in Afghanistan even though the Taliban have held several rounds of talks wi...

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Syrian gov't condemns Trump statement concerning Israeli sovereignty in Golan

Syrian gov't condemns Trump statement concerning Israeli sovereignty in Golan

The news comes following Trump's tweet that the U.S. could recognise the contested Golan Heights region as a part of Israel. Administration officials had previously rebuffed Netanyahu's pressure f...

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Mild Start to Spring Followed by Wet Weather

Mild Start to Spring Followed by Wet Weather

The west winds should fade a tad to be between 7-12 miles per hour. Clear skies and a big, bright full moon made for a pleasant night. Friday will be mostly cloudy with temperatures in the mid a...

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Indian diamond tycoon denied bail after arrest in London

Indian diamond tycoon denied bail after arrest in London

Fugitive diamantaire Nirav Modi , arrested by Scotland Yard on behalf of the Indian authorities, was in possession of three passports, it emerged when he was produced before the Westminster Magistrat...

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China partnership rests on solid foundations, says Italian president

China partnership rests on solid foundations, says Italian president

Michele Geraci, undersecretary of the Italian economic development ministry, wrote in a Financial Times op-ed that Italy's Belt and Road agreement with China could be a blueprint for other Europ...

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US announces first new North Korea sanctions since failed summit

US announces first new North Korea sanctions since failed summit

The North Korean action came a week after its vice foreign minister threatened to pull out of nuclear negotiations with the United States , citing a lack of US steps to match disarmament measures it ...

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Raw politics in full: Brexit talks at European Union summit and Fidesz suspension

Raw politics in full: Brexit talks at European Union summit and Fidesz suspension

If it does not, Britain will have until April 12 to offer a new plan or choose to quit without a treaty. EU leaders have concluded their deliberations at a summit in Brussels, and European Council ...

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Taliban captures 50 border police as combating intensifies in western Afghanistan

Taliban captures 50 border police as combating intensifies in western Afghanistan

Five Taliban militants were killed and seven others wounded in clashes in two eastern Afghan provinces on Monday as fighting rages in the country, authorities said Tuesday. The Red Cross said it had f...

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Six Killed And Multiple Injured In Deadly Chinese Chemical Plant Explosion

Six Killed And Multiple Injured In Deadly Chinese Chemical Plant Explosion

At least six people were killed and dozens injured when the blast destroyed a number of buildings at the chemical facility. Firefighters putting out a fire after an explosion at a chemical plant in ...

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China's cloned police dog ready for training, World News & Top Stories

China's cloned police dog ready for training, World News & Top Stories

Kunxun is said to have begun basic training for police training at Kunming Police Dog Base in Yunnan. Once its training in drug detection, crowd control and searching for evidence is complete, Kunxu...

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Donald Trump to recognise Israel sovereignty over Golan Heights

Donald Trump to recognise Israel sovereignty over Golan Heights

Trump's strategy to isolate the Iranian regime - Israel's chief adversary. Smoke from explosions rises during fighting in the village of Jubata Al Khashab, held by Syrian rebel groups fighting to ...

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Azaan echoes across New Zealand as Muslims offer Friday prayers

Azaan echoes across New Zealand as Muslims offer Friday prayers

Thousands across New Zealand were expected to be listening in on Friday, and the event was followed by two minutes of silence to honor the victims of the attack. The Guardian obtained a copy of Arde...

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Netanyahu says Iran has 'sensitive information' on rival, Tehran denies hack

Netanyahu says Iran has 'sensitive information' on rival, Tehran denies hack

In a response to the announcement of an upcoming indictment of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by Attorney General Avichai Mandelblit, Gantz told a press conference that he would not form a ...

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Dozens killed in chemical plant blast in eastern China

Dozens killed in chemical plant blast in eastern China

A months-long government investigation found an overheated container of highly flammable dry nitrocellulose caused the initial blast, with ensuing fires burning uncontrolled for days. Police help an i...

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Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living former United States president

Jimmy Carter becomes oldest living former United States president

As of Thursday, Carter is 94 years and 172 days old. The peanut farmer turned POTUS will turn 94 years and 172 days old on Friday, becoming the longest living president in USA history. Following his...

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Four UK mosques damaged in anti-Muslim attacks after Christchurch shootings

Four UK mosques damaged in anti-Muslim attacks after Christchurch shootings

West Midlands Police confirmed that at least three other places of worship were attacked overnight in the city. The attacks come just six days after 50 people were killed in a terrorist attack o...

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Palestinian Shot Dead After Stone-throwing at Israeli Cars: Medics, Army

Palestinian Shot Dead After Stone-throwing at Israeli Cars: Medics, Army

Official Palestinian news agency Wafa said Manasara was in the auto when he was shot dead, with another Palestinian in the vehicle seriously wounded. Since 2015, Palestinians have killed over 50 Isr...

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Utrecht tram gunman to face terrorism charges, Dutch prosecutors say

Utrecht tram gunman to face terrorism charges, Dutch prosecutors say

Dutch newspaper Algemeen Dagblad reports 37-year-old Gökmen Tanis has now been charged with multiple murder, or manslaughter, with terrorist objective, and making terrorist threats. A 40-year-old ...

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Florida Man Charged with Sending Bombs to Trump Critics Pleads Guilty

Florida Man Charged with Sending Bombs to Trump Critics Pleads Guilty

Cesar Sayoc sobbed as he entered the plea before a federal judge in NY. Sayoc faces a possible life sentence in prison and is scheduled for sentencing on September 12 on 65 criminal counts, accordin...

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US, China trade talks to resume next week in Beijing

US, China trade talks to resume next week in Beijing

Following the next week's talks in Beijing, Chinese trade envoy Liu He will return to Washington the following week, The Wall Street Journal reported , adding that officials said talks were in th...

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Illegal Migrants Released As Border Patrol Says Facilities Full

Illegal Migrants Released As Border Patrol Says Facilities Full

Due to the lack of space, the authorities can't follow the protocol and process the migrants' cases while they are in detention. Reuters Sandra Perez places a photo of her late brother, Rene Pablo P...

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Brazil's former president Michel Temer arrested in Car Wash corruption case

Brazil's former president Michel Temer arrested in Car Wash corruption case

The 78-year-old Temer, a member of the center-right Party of the Brazilian Democratic Movement (PMDB), was known as a business-friendly politician. Breitas is overseeing the Rio portion of a massive...

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Venezuela's Interior Minister Says Detained Guaido Aide Part of Terrorist Cell

Venezuela's Interior Minister Says Detained Guaido Aide Part of Terrorist Cell

Guaido invoked the constitution in January to assume the interim presidency after declaring Maduro's 2018 re-election a fraud, and has been recognized by dozens of Western nations as the country's leg...

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Backed force says it’s in control of IS Syria encampment

Backed force says it’s in control of IS Syria encampment

For the SDF, it would cap a four-year, USA -led military campaign in which its fighters drove Islamic State from swathes of northeastern Syria, taking the city of Raqqa after a months-long battle in...

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New Zealand observes Muslim prayer after mosque attacks

New Zealand observes Muslim prayer after mosque attacks

Flowers laid by mourners on a wall at the Botanical Gardens in Christchurch for the terror attack victims have become a symbol of the New Zealand's united grief. "The people of Christchurch will s...

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Biker gangs to guard mosques during first Friday prayer since attack

Biker gangs to guard mosques during first Friday prayer since attack

Biker gangs in New Zealand have vowed that they will stand guard outside a number of mosques this Friday for their prayer service, which will be the first Friday since the terror attack Christchurch l...

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Juan Guaido's Envoys Take Control Of Venezuela's Diplomatic Properties In The US

Juan Guaido's Envoys Take Control Of Venezuela's Diplomatic Properties In The US

Representatives of opposition leader Juan Guaido say two buildings belonging to Venezuela's Defense Ministry in Washington and one consular building in NY are now in their control. It said the trans...

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Iraq ferry sinking: almost 80 killed after overloaded vessel sinks

Iraq ferry sinking: almost 80 killed after overloaded vessel sinks

He said the ferry sank because of a technical problem and that there were not many boats in the area to rescue drowning revellers. He added that more than 80 people were on the ferry when the accide...

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Auschwitz visitors told not to balance on train tracks for photos

Auschwitz visitors told not to balance on train tracks for photos

They also condemned the use of the train track as "a balance beam". "There are better places" to work on one's balance, it said, "than the site which symbolizes deportation of hundreds of thousands ...

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Trump signs executive order to promote free speech on college campuses

Trump signs executive order to promote free speech on college campuses

An administration official said the order - part of the president's crusade against "political correctness" - basically reinforces what most schools are already supposed to be doing by mandating that ...

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Israeli leaders gush over Trump's Golan statement, 'a Purim miracle'

Israeli leaders gush over Trump's Golan statement, 'a Purim miracle'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo , after a visit to the Western Wall and Trump's declaration recognizing Israeli sovereignty over the Golan Heights . "President Trump made a bold decision to recogni...

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