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Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar soldiers sentenced to 10 years for massacre of 10 Rohingya Muslims

A month after their detention, the military issued a statement in a rare admission of wrongdoing that some of its security forces had been involved in the killing and pledging to take action against...

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SenseTime breaks records in $600mn Alibaba-led funding round

SenseTime breaks records in $600mn Alibaba-led funding round

China's SenseTime has raised $600 million in a round of funding led by e-commerce giant Alibaba . He was responding to questions at the annual Boao Forum in China over the recent revelation that ...

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Moon urges efforts to improve S. Korea-Japan ties

Moon urges efforts to improve S. Korea-Japan ties

It was the first visit to South Korea by a Japanese foreign minister in more than two years. "With preparations underway for South Korea and the United States' summits with North Korea , which coul...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation sought Trump's communications with his personal lawyer regarding Access Hollywood

Federal Bureau of Investigation sought Trump's communications with his personal lawyer regarding Access Hollywood

Cohen's unofficial role in the Trump campaign. It is not clear Cohen played any role in the Access Hollywood controversy. Public corruption prosecutors in the US attorney's office in Manhattan are...

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Pruitt's security expenses questioned in internal EPA docs

Pruitt's security expenses questioned in internal EPA docs

Udall and other Democrats said they will introduce a formal resolution calling for Pruitt's ouster "for the good of the American people". Senate Democrats sought to undercut that argument Tuesday, cit...

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Trump vows action on Syria chemical attack

Trump vows action on Syria chemical attack

The Russian military reserves the right to shoot down missiles and destroy launch sites in the event of U.S. aggression against Syria , Moscow's envoy to Lebanon Alexander Zasypkin has warned . As...

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Trump lifts travel ban on citizens from Chad

Trump lifts travel ban on citizens from Chad

In a proclamation lifting the ban on Chad, Trump said the other seven countries "did not make notable or sufficient improvements in their identity-management and information-sharing practices" and wou...

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CONCACAF Champions League: Toronto, Guadalajara to meet in final

CONCACAF Champions League: Toronto, Guadalajara to meet in final

Pain became joy when Toronto scored a vital away goal to extend their aggregate lead to 4-1. Guadalajara - 1962 champions - won the opening leg 1-0 on home soil and they managed to grind out a sco...

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Los Angeles prosecutors say Kevin Spacey a suspect in sex-assault case

Los Angeles prosecutors say Kevin Spacey a suspect in sex-assault case

Spacey, 58, the former artistic director of the Old Vic theater in London, already is the subject of multiple police investigations in MA and England. Since then, several men have come forward to repo...

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Youth killed, exchange of fire resumes in Kashmir's Kulgam

Youth killed, exchange of fire resumes in Kashmir's Kulgam

The officer said the militants however opened fire on the forces which was retaliated, resulting in injuries to three personnel of forces, "One of them has succumbed while the condition of the other t...

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Trump says US-Russia relations worse than ever, offers economic help

Trump says US-Russia relations worse than ever, offers economic help

The fallout from biting new USA sanctions on Moscow continued to rattle investors and fears of military action were stoked again after one of Russia's ambassadors reiterated it would shoot down an...

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Missouri Gov. Greitens to make statement ahead of legislative report release

Missouri Gov. Greitens to make statement ahead of legislative report release

One hour before the release of the report, the governor said in a press conference that the report represented a political witch hunt . A St. Louis grand jury indicted Greitens in February for al...

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India's Mega Defence Exhibition Begins Today; Major Military Firms Showcase Latest Weapons

India's Mega Defence Exhibition Begins Today; Major Military Firms Showcase Latest Weapons

The defence exhibition aimed to promote India as a manufacturing hub for defense equipment was being in Chennai . The 10th edition of the Defence Expo is scheduled will begin in Chennai today. ...

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'Get ready Russia': Trump tweets Syria missile threat

'Get ready Russia': Trump tweets Syria missile threat

She says there have been no decisions yet on whether to strike Syria despite the president's tweet Wednesday morning threatening to fire "nice and new and 'smart!'" missiles. A similar assessment ...

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Russian Federation tension escalates at United Nations, warplanes in Syria skies

Russian Federation tension escalates at United Nations, warplanes in Syria skies

The statement comes one day after the United States and Russia , Syria's key ally, blocked each other's proposals for an independent investigation during a heated UN Security Council meeting. Bot...

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Off-duty border agent arrested with drugs, gun in California

Off-duty border agent arrested with drugs, gun in California

In the video, the U.S, border agents eventually allowed the man to stay on the American side of the border, where they lost track of him for almost a month, until he was finally taken to be processed ...

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What a presidential president would have said about Michael Cohen

What a presidential president would have said about Michael Cohen

But his bold move to sue Trump to free Daniels from a deal to keep quiet about her alleged 2006 sexual encounter with the future president appears to have helped set in motion one of the most aggres...

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Gazan who says was shot in Israeli sniper video denies posing threat

Gazan who says was shot in Israeli sniper video denies posing threat

He insisted Ghanaians would continue to support the cause of the Palestinian people. "I can sue them for that". As the occupying power, Israel controls nearly all access to the Occupied Palestinian ...

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Unsettled weather to start the weekend

Unsettled weather to start the weekend

Overnight lows will slide into the low 40s to the 50s, the weather service said. After Monday , our work week looks dry and temperatures make it back into the 70s by Thursday and Friday! Tempe...

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Patrick Reed's parents go through highs, lows of son's Masters win

Patrick Reed's parents go through highs, lows of son's Masters win

For McIlroy, Sunday was a turning point, too . This was for everybody who acts as if there is still sport if Tiger Woods doesn't turn back the clock to when he was the hot kid in his 20s, even if...

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Soldiers laugh at unarmed Palestinian man being shot dead

As the world watches the thousands-strong demonstrations at Gaza's border with Israel, images and videos that have emerged since the protests began have sparked fresh debate about Israel's use o...

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Israeli envoy to Russian Federation summoned following reported airstrike on Syria

Israeli envoy to Russian Federation summoned following reported airstrike on Syria

But he suggested that the airstrike came in response to a reported chemical attack that killed 40 people in Damascus. This is reported by the official Syrian Arab News Agency (SANA) and other media....

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Azerbaijan strongman set to win poll boycotted by opposition

Azerbaijan strongman set to win poll boycotted by opposition

The partial results were based on the 65 percent of the ballots counted, he said. "People voted for stability, security and development". Aliyev is running against independent candidate Zahid Oruj, ...

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Trump Considering Action to Answer Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

Trump Considering Action to Answer Suspected Chemical Attack in Syria

We tell them. We're sending something else. "History will record this as the moment when the Security Council either discharged its duty or demonstrated its utter and complete failure to protect the...

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Russia's government to support companies hit by U.S. sanctions

Russia's government to support companies hit by U.S. sanctions

And, while sanctioning second trading of Russian debt still seems a few sanctions iterations down the line, it can not be ruled out, again after the recent U.S. Russian prosecutors say Britain's accus...

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Trump to skip South America summit, will send Pence

Trump to skip South America summit, will send Pence

Separately, the pro-government Al Masdar news website reported that the Russian Navy's Black Sea fleet had also been placed on high alert after a U.S. Russian Federation rejected the findings on Sy...

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Indonesia bootleg alcohol deaths exceed 100

Indonesia bootleg alcohol deaths exceed 100

There were 31 deaths in Jakarta and satellite cities at the beginning of the month followed by a dramatic surge in deaths in West Java and hospitalizations of dozens of people suffering nausea, blurry...

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Saudi Arabia intercepts MISSILE over Riyadh as three EXPLOSIONS rock capital

Saudi Arabia intercepts MISSILE over Riyadh as three EXPLOSIONS rock capital

Loud blasts were heard in the night sky above Riyadh. Yemen's Houthis has stepped up missile attacks on the kingdom in what it says is retaliation for air raids by a Saudi-led coalition fighting the...

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Queen Elizabeth is a descendant of Prophet Muhammad?

Queen Elizabeth is a descendant of Prophet Muhammad?

Trump postponed a trip to the U.K. previous year and had reportedly requested to ride with the queen in a gold-plated carriage. According to the British royal family's official website, as head o...

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Bruce McArthur, Alleged Toronto Serial Killer, Faces 7th Murder Charge

Bruce McArthur, Alleged Toronto Serial Killer, Faces 7th Murder Charge

McArthur is facing murder charges related to their deaths. McArthur was arrested on January 18, one day after police uncover evidence that "pushed the case over the edge", allowing them to charge ...

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Richmond man arrested in sexual assault of teen jogger

Richmond man arrested in sexual assault of teen jogger

The state department, in a statement to WTMJ-TV, says Scharlat has been on administrative leave for three years because of the case against him. The agency, along with East Bay Regional Park District ...

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Pacers soccer wins in 2 OT; Plainsmen fall

Pacers soccer wins in 2 OT; Plainsmen fall

He also competed with Ryan Fegley, Christian Hess and Carter Forney on the winning 4×100 (46.0) and then he joined Connor Shields, Mark Langat and David Bach on the first-place 4×400 (3:43.6). A grand...

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Iran blames Israel for Syria air strike

Iran will gain by portraying itself as the victim of US power and a model of global cooperation. Both China and Russian Federation already have major investments in Iran. U.S. President Donald Trum...

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Greg Abbott Promises National Guard Deployment Will Decrease Cartel Activity

Greg Abbott Promises National Guard Deployment Will Decrease Cartel Activity

Abbott said on "Fox & Friends" that the decision will have a meaningful impact on border security, and that the proof can be seen by similar actions taken by former Presidents Bush and Obama. They'd...

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Cambodia to see strong growth despite political uncertainties, says ADB

Cambodia to see strong growth despite political uncertainties, says ADB

The ADB said growth picked up across most of the economies in developing Asia and supported by continued high demand for exports and rapidly expanding domestic demand. Vietnam is now the second most...

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Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

Trump threatens Syria strike, cancels summit travel

Trump has spoken with other world leaders, and other U.S. officials say the U.S., France and Britain have been in extensive consultations about launching a military strike as early as week's end. As...

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BJP the richest party! ADR report reveals 2016-17 income figures

BJP the richest party! ADR report reveals 2016-17 income figures

Congress followed with Rs 225.36 crore, which constitutes 14.45 percent of the total income. "Over 4.3 Crore people belonging to weaker sections got Rs 2.28 lakh crore loan under Mudra Bank Loan sche...

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Coachella Sued by Oregon Festival Over Radius Clause

One of the worlds largest multi-genre music festivals, Coachella , is now under fire over its five state radius clause, barring all artists who are to perform at Coachella . Coachella is an a...

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Doctors Say Sergei Skripal Condition No Longer Critical

Doctors Say Sergei Skripal Condition No Longer Critical

As more information unfolds it appears there is little or actually no evidence that Russian Federation was behind the attack, in fact the laboratory at Porton Down in Great Britain had initially ...

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Russian Federation vetoes U.S. bid to form new Syria chemical weapons inquiry

Russian Federation vetoes U.S. bid to form new Syria chemical weapons inquiry

Trump tweeted, further criticizing Russian Federation for its support of Syrian leader Bashar Assad. "History will record that", US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley said. A joint military operation, p...

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