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Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

Angela Merkel elected for 4th term as German chancellor

Germany's new grand coalition "didn't start off as a marriage of love" but marks the end of a period of political uncertainty, interim leader of the Social Democrats Olaf Scholz said Monday, as the c...

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Trump Expected to Fire Another Cabinet Secretary

Trump Expected to Fire Another Cabinet Secretary

And Mr. Trump has publicly showered Dr. Shulkin with praise. A new inspector general report makes official what many Americans knew, that "failed leadership" at the VA during the Obama administr...

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Trump abandons age 21 rifle purchase restriction

Trump abandons age 21 rifle purchase restriction

Florida decided to make that move and the NRA is suing the state of Florida. "Things are moving rapidly on this, but not much political support (to put it mildly)", the president wrote. The plan is le...

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Former Aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Convicted on Corruption Charges

Former Aide to New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo Convicted on Corruption Charges

Jurors in the eight-week federal corruption trial of a former state official and three business executives today asked whether they can give a verdict on some of the 10 counts but not others. Both m...

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'Bomb Iran & execute Snowden': Brief history of Pompeo's foreign policy rhetoric

'Bomb Iran & execute Snowden': Brief history of Pompeo's foreign policy rhetoric

Rex Tillerson , outgoing US Secretary of State makes a statement after his dismissal at the State Department in Washington , DC, March 13, 2018. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is the latest top ...

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China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty

China to UN HR commissioner: Respect PH sovereignty

On Friday, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein called on the UN Human Rights Council to take a stand against Duterte's personal vendetta against UN rights officials, who have...

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Iraqi PM's guard chief killed by militiamen in checkpoint firing

Iraqi PM's guard chief killed by militiamen in checkpoint firing

The Iraqi government has made a decision to reopen the airports of Erbil and Sulaymaniyah, a report in Saudi Press Agency said. The airports are due to open "within a few days" government spokesma...

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PM Modi launches campaign for TB eradication from India by 2025

PM Modi launches campaign for TB eradication from India by 2025

PM Modi speaking on the sidelines of an event called End-TB Summit said, "A target has been set to eradicate Tuberculosis globally by 2030". Prime Minister stressed on analyzing the situation and ch...

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Lok Sabha deadlock continues, Finance Bill not taken up

Lok Sabha deadlock continues, Finance Bill not taken up

The Lok Sabha on Wednesday passed the crucial Finance Bill 2018, amid noisy protests by members of the opposition and some NDA constituents in the House. "The party has asked all BJP MPs to be pre...

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BJP gains in Bihar, leads in Gorakhpur seat of UP

BJP gains in Bihar, leads in Gorakhpur seat of UP

After all, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance government at the centre has such a big majority that a couple of seats would not result in a big shift in fortunes for the government. In the Bhabu...

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European Union dismisses Trump's vehicle threats, vows to 'stand up to bullies'

European Union dismisses Trump's vehicle threats, vows to 'stand up to bullies'

Another way to look at the cost side is that tens of millions of American families are forced to pay a little bit more , maybe $20, for the sugar we use every year. Canada, the top supplier of stee...

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Sharad Pawar to host opposition meet by end of March: NCP

Sharad Pawar to host opposition meet by end of March: NCP

Asking all parties to let the house function, Mr Kumar said the government wants to have "meaningful discussions". "The opposition parties are united. Congress President Rahul Gandhi , former PM M...

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Donald Trump Renews National Emergency with Respect to Iran

Donald Trump Renews National Emergency with Respect to Iran

It is unclear how Mike Pompeo becoming USA secretary of state may affect the Iran nuclear deal. Israeli officials said that they believe Trump is serious in his threat to withdraw from the deal by m...

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President Trump floats military 'Space Force' idea

President Trump floats military 'Space Force' idea

But that didn't stop President Trump for advocating for a " Space Force" today. "We may even ... develop another one, Space Force . We have the army, the navy ..." The proposed Space Corps w...

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Stormy Daniels' lawyer on Trump missing deadline: 'time to buckle up'

Stormy Daniels' lawyer on Trump missing deadline: 'time to buckle up'

President Donald Trump has been asking confidantes for advice about Stormy Daniels and has been advised not to fight Stormy, reports CNN. The source said Trump is being told by advisers not to...

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ICE spokesman says he quit over 'false' claims by DOJ officials

ICE spokesman says he quit over 'false' claims by DOJ officials

Schwab, however, told the Chronicle that those statements were falsehoods, and led to his resignation. Schwab told several media outlets that the statement was false, in part, because ICE raids ...

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Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz

Prosecutors will seek the death penalty for Florida shooting suspect Nikolas Cruz

Seventeen people were killed and several others were injured after Cruz allegedly opened fire at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School last month. Satz argued that the death penalty was warranted b...

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CCTV footage shows moment man was shot inside courtroom

CCTV footage shows moment man was shot inside courtroom

District Judge John Dowdell released the video of a 2014 shooting of a defendant who attacked a witness, during a trial inside the courtroom. The witness jumps back as Angilau falls over the fro...

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Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested

Tamil Nadu forest fire: Tourist guide arrested

Six of the nine killed trekkers were from Chennai while the rest were from Tiruppur. "A total of 10 trekkers perished in the fire". The whereabouts of three are unknown. As summer months are the p...

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Kristen Bell, Josh Gad reunite for animated series

Kristen Bell, Josh Gad reunite for animated series

The latest news proves that Apple is moving into the entertainment industry as they have ordered 26 episodes from the Bob's Burgers creator, Loren Bouchard. The series was developed at 20th Cent...

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Netanyahu to Host Last Ditch Talks to Save Crumbling Coalition

Netanyahu to Host Last Ditch Talks to Save Crumbling Coalition

But while the ministerial committee for legislation approved the controversial bill, Defence Minister Avigdor Lieberman has not said whether he will accept the compromise. But Liberman remained defian...

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Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of U.S. gun violence

Shoe memorial represents thousands of victims of U.S. gun violence

The shoes are from family members of victims, as well as celebrities, and others from across the country. The group said in a statement that they collected 7,000 pairs of shoes for the memorial to b...

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Q2 2018 hiring intentions in Singapore: Sectors most likely to hire

Q2 2018 hiring intentions in Singapore: Sectors most likely to hire

Hiring prospects weaken in three of the four regions when compared with the previous quarter. Expectations in the Wholesale & Retail Trade sector have increased by seven percentage points compared to ...

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Justin Trudeau visiting Hamilton to show support for steel workers

Justin Trudeau visiting Hamilton to show support for steel workers

Canada, the top supplier of steel and aluminium to the USA market, has been temporarily exempted from the tariffs, along with Mexico. Following Trudeau's visit to Hamilton, he will complete his tour...

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Jeff Flake to Write Bill to Nullify Trump Tariffs

Jeff Flake to Write Bill to Nullify Trump Tariffs

But in numerous public statements , Trump has cited U.S. jobs and unfair trade when talking about the tariffs. Tammy Baldwin, had a more measured response. "There may be people who lose less". The...

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Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus by TDP, AIADMK

Rajya Sabha adjourned for the day amid ruckus by TDP, AIADMK

The House was earlier adjourned till 12 noon by speaker Sumitra Mahajan within a few minutes of start of proceedings. The Congress and the TMC have been raising the issue of bank frauds. Even as no ...

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Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office

Two in hospital after suspicious package at Muslim MP office

Three police officers and five paramedics attended after Yasin's staff reported the earlier package and a man and a woman were taken to hospital as a precaution. Ms Atkins encouraged anyone who had be...

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EU And UK In Another Spat Over Expat Rights

EU And UK In Another Spat Over Expat Rights

Britain has so far failed to bring forward "specific and realistic" alternative proposals to keep the Irish border open without activating the EU's "backstop" option, he said . In the free trade agre...

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UK police investigate Russian businessman's death in London

UK police investigate Russian businessman's death in London

The Met said officers believe they know who the man is, but he is yet to be formally identified. Mr Glushkov is believed to have been close friends with Russian businessman Boris Berezovsky , a r...

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Chhattisgarh Maoist attack HIGHLIGHTS: 9 CRPF personnel killed in IED blast

Chhattisgarh Maoist attack HIGHLIGHTS: 9 CRPF personnel killed in IED blast

Meanwhile, two injured CRPF personnel were airlifted to state capital Raipur and admitted to a private hospital. MHA sources, while speaking to reporters, said the counter-terror operation is unde...

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Longtime Trump aide fired over financial crime investigation

Longtime Trump aide fired over financial crime investigation

McEntee was reportedly escorted out of the White House without being given time to collect his personal belongings, including his jacket, officials told WSJ . McEntee, who went by Johnny as UConn's s...

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North Korea, South Korea Refuse To Walk Together At Paralympics

North Korea, South Korea Refuse To Walk Together At Paralympics

More than 80 countries will be represented at this year's Paralympics, and more than 80 medals will be awarded to the winning athletes . Now, it's not all rainbows and butterflies; North Korea and ...

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Bus carrying students crashes in Alabama, killing at least one

Bus carrying students crashes in Alabama, killing at least one

The sheriff said it wasn't immediately clear what caused the bus to enter the grassy median, which abruptly ends at a steep embankment where the interstate passes over Cowpen Creek. An image of the wr...

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Donald Trump dumps Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

Donald Trump dumps Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

The gold subsector rose 0.65 percent as pot gold percent to $1,322.36 an ounce following the ouster of U.S. Secretary of State by President Donald Trump. It also comes amid a dramatic diplomatic openi...

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Trump Ousts Tillerson & Nominates Pompeo As Secretary Of State

Trump Ousts Tillerson & Nominates Pompeo As Secretary Of State

Trump and Tillerson have disagreed again and again since Trump took office, with Tillerson taking the moderate stance on issues from the Paris climate agreement to the Iran deal. The New York Times qu...

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Bride en route to wedding arrested for DUI in Arizona

Bride en route to wedding arrested for DUI in Arizona

Wearing a diaphanous dress for her big day, a handcuffed Amber Young, 32, was pictured being ushered by an officer into a Marana Police Department squad auto. Young was booked, her blood sample extrac...

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Kagiso Rabada delivers send-off to David Warner in the second Test

Kagiso Rabada delivers send-off to David Warner in the second Test

Meanwhile, South Africa lost four wickets before Theunis de Bruyn hit the winning runs. "I found that there was contact between Rabada and Smith‚ and in my judgment the contact by Rabada was i...

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US notes Taliban 'interest' in peace talks

US notes Taliban 'interest' in peace talks

While the USA military says the strategy has hit the Taliban hard, they still control or contest much of the country. Mattis' remarks came as he flew into the war-torn city, weeks after Afghan Presi...

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Explosion reported near Palestinian PM's convoy during Gaza visit

Explosion reported near Palestinian PM's convoy during Gaza visit

No one was injured and security services had begun an investigation, ministry spokesman Eyad Al-Bozom said. "The Palestinian Presidency holds Hamas responsible for the cowardly targeting of the Prim...

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Kim meeting only if North Korea fulfills promises: White House

Kim meeting only if North Korea fulfills promises: White House

President Donald Trump agreed last week to meet with Kim by May, in what would be the first talks between a sitting U.S. president and a North Korean leader. At around the same time that he is intendi...

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