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Chinese minister visits Japan for talks on N. Korea, regional issues

Chinese minister visits Japan for talks on N. Korea, regional issues

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will meet with his Japanese counterpart today in what will be the first high-level economic dialogue between the two countries in almost a decade. China has demonstr...

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Sydney bushfire deemed 'highly suspicious' as threat eases

Sydney bushfire deemed 'highly suspicious' as threat eases

So far no homes have been lost though there has been some property damage, Mr Fitzsimmons said. If a huge bushfire in Sydney's southwest on the weekend was deliberately lit, as authorities suspect, ...

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One dead in Sunday morning Lawrenceville house fire

One dead in Sunday morning Lawrenceville house fire

Two dogs were rescued from the blaze. Authorities said a man who lived there jumped out of the window to escape. The woman was eventually found safe and was away visiting with her adult daughter. Th...

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Russian Federation slams joint airstrikes in Syria

Russian Federation slams joint airstrikes in Syria

A potential hot war between Russia and the coalition of the United States, Britain and France might have inched closer to reality tonight, as a strong statement was issued by the Russian Ambassador ...

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Djukanovic sweeps Montenegro presidential vote

Djukanovic sweeps Montenegro presidential vote

The Center for Monitoring and exploration claimed following counting over 60 percent of the volatility though his opponent Mladen Bojanic won 34 percent which Djukanovic won approximately 5-3 percent....

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Trees down, buildings damaged by Saturday storms: National Weather Service

Trees down, buildings damaged by Saturday storms: National Weather Service

A watch means the conditions are right for a tornado to potentially form, but one has not been spotted yet. A meteorological "kitchen sink" will be thrown at the Rock Hill area and the rest of the w...

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UK Won't Pay Brexit Bill Until Trade Deal Is Clear, Davis Says

UK Won't Pay Brexit Bill Until Trade Deal Is Clear, Davis Says

Davis is resisting this, though his warning of a parliamentary veto could come back to haunt him when legislators get to vote on the draft deal. The British parliament's only Green MP, Caroline Luca...

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Protests break out across the country over Kathua, Unnao rape cases

Protests break out across the country over Kathua, Unnao rape cases

On Friday the Supreme Court took a serious note of lawyers of the Jammu bar association obstructing the judicial process in the case and initiated a case on its own accord saying such impeding of th...

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Syria chemical attack 'staged' with help of foreign secret service: Russia

Syria chemical attack 'staged' with help of foreign secret service: Russia

Russian ambassador Anatoly Antonov warned late Friday that the attack "will not be left without consequences". A fact-finding mission from the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons is...

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Pope John (5) at Randolph (10) - Boys Lacrosse

Pope John (5) at Randolph (10) - Boys Lacrosse

Maeve Tobin (five goals , one assist ) and Mae Briody (three goals , two assists) provided offensive production, while Bella Carrozza and Erika Linke led the defense in front of goalie Lexi Held (s...

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Proof of Syria chemical weapons attack

Proof of Syria chemical weapons attack

Yaman Al-Quadri, a Syrian refugee who fled to Canada after being detained by government of Syrian president Bashar Assad for a month shortly after the start of the uprising in March, 2011, called the ...

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USA to impose new Russian Federation sanctions over Syria: Haley

USA to impose new Russian Federation sanctions over Syria: Haley

Much like US statements , Britain's foreign secretary Boris Johnson said there are no plans to launch additional military strikes against Syria , but that his country and its allies will consider fu...

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IRFU Terminate Jackson And Olding Contracts Following Review

IRFU Terminate Jackson And Olding Contracts Following Review

Some English clubs are nervous about making an approach for the two players, fearful of upsetting sponsors, who would be fully aware of the negative publicity that surrounded Jackson and Olding during...

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British pubs set to earn $15m on Prince Harry's wedding day

British pubs set to earn $15m on Prince Harry's wedding day

Literally anything featuring Meghan Markle is getting a dust-off in preparation for the Royal Wedding and this movie from back in 2013 is joining in the fun. In a tweet sent out on April 13, the roy...

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Every Alcoholic Drink Shortens Your Life By 15 Minutes

Every Alcoholic Drink Shortens Your Life By 15 Minutes

The major study looked at over 600,000 drinkers around the world, and came to the conclusion that drinking between five and 10 175ml glasses of wine or pints of beer a week is risky to your health, an...

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NJ woman fatally stabs wife, injures husband in apartment attack

NJ woman fatally stabs wife, injures husband in apartment attack

Defence counsel stated that she had been searching for her son and had given little thought to her co-accused not being insured in the vehicle. Pattamundai SDPO Umashankar Moharana said police have ...

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House speaker Paul Ryan reportedly says he won't seek re-election

House speaker Paul Ryan reportedly says he won't seek re-election

Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., said an emotional Ryan "choked up a few times trying to get through" his remarks to colleagues and received three standing ovations. Those doubts are clear in the way they ...

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U.S. climate lawyer sets himself on fire in protest

U.S. climate lawyer sets himself on fire in protest

A suicide note read that Buckel used a " fossil fuel " to commit the suicide , indicating the action was done as a type of ecological protest. " I apologize to you for the mess ". The case inspired t...

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Chinese official meets Kim Jong Un, ahead of inter-Korean summit

Chinese official meets Kim Jong Un, ahead of inter-Korean summit

The festival is a part of the celebrations of the Day of the Sun, which commemorates the birth anniversary of Kim Il-sung, founder and former president of North Korea. "According to the report, Kim ex...

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Syria and Allies Ready for War If Trump Attacks, Official Says

Syria and Allies Ready for War If Trump Attacks, Official Says

Before that, Abe will meet Trump in the United States next week with the aim of getting Japan's interests on the agenda of a proposed meeting in May or June between Trump and North Korean leader Kim J...

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Heavy rain and possible severe weather expected Sunday

Heavy rain and possible severe weather expected Sunday

Sunday will be a washout with rainfall totals ultimately reaching 1"-2"+ inches across the area". It's another summer-like day for us, but with a few more clouds. Regardless, stay weather aware.a...

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CBI makes 2nd arrest in Unnao rape case

CBI makes 2nd arrest in Unnao rape case

A BJP spokesperson told The Kashmir Monitor that two BJP ministers - Lal Singh and Chandra Prakash Ganga - submitted resignations before the BJP state president. "The people at the event said that...

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Russian Federation slams USA military strikes in Syria, warns of consequences

Russian Federation slams USA military strikes in Syria, warns of consequences

Yuri Shvytkin, a deputy chairman of the State Duma Defense Committee, said that the strikes on Syria are an ill-thought and provocative step that can lead to unpredictable consequences. The UN Sec...

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India's PM Narendra Modi presents slippers to woman

India's PM Narendra Modi presents slippers to woman

Ambedkar's birth anniversary will be observed on April 14 (Saturday). Saluting security forces during the speech that lasted for over an hour, Modi said a memorial has been built in Bijapur to honour ...

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United Kingdom writes to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation claiming Russian Federation spied on Skripals for 5 years

United Kingdom writes to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation claiming Russian Federation spied on Skripals for 5 years

The OPCW, in its report which identified the nerve agent by its chemical properties, said it had an "almost complete absence" of impurities. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapon...

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No Matter How Influential, Unnao Accused Won't Be Spared: Yogi Adityanath

No Matter How Influential, Unnao Accused Won't Be Spared: Yogi Adityanath

Kuldeep Singh Sengar who is the alleged accused in Unnao gang-rape case, has been sent to seven-day police custody on Saturday. Victim's father died on Tuesday. The first FIR pertains to the alleged ...

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President Trump to Look at Re-Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Trump to Look at Re-Entering Trans-Pacific Partnership

And many lawmakers on Capitol Hill seem content to leave it that way. That could pose a challenge to the White House because these members may resist any USA -endorsed changes at this stage of the pro...

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Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Rahul Gandhi leads midnight protest at India Gate

Kathua, Unnao rape cases: Rahul Gandhi leads midnight protest at India Gate

What do YOU think about the growing violence against women and children? 2. "He is not taking action against his ministers who are trying to save the rape accused". Meanwhile, the Supreme Court on Fri...

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Russian Federation vetoes United Nations bid to set up Syria chemical weapons probe

Russian Federation vetoes United Nations bid to set up Syria chemical weapons probe

Moscow and Washington halted attempts by each other in the UN Security Council to set up worldwide investigations into chemical weapons attacks in Syria, which is in the throes of a seven-year-old civ...

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Skepticism as Myanmar announces return of first Rohingya family

Skepticism as Myanmar announces return of first Rohingya family

Fleeing Rohingya refugees have reported suffering including killings, sexual assaults and arson on a large scale, according to Reuters. The move comes despite warnings from the United Nations and ...

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Arab League's annual summit starts in Saudi Arabia

Arab League's annual summit starts in Saudi Arabia

King Salman made no mention of Saturday's missile launch by the United States, Britain and France against three alleged chemical weapons facilities in Syria. Most of the 22 other countries are represe...

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Assumption Clinton Would Win A Factor In Email Probe — Former FBI Head

Assumption Clinton Would Win A Factor In Email Probe — Former FBI Head

Trump even threatened Comey with jail time. Comey's book, " A Higher Loyalty ", is set for publication Tuesday and has already soared to near the top of best-seller lists because of pre-sales. But he ...

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Security tightened for PM Modi's visit to Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bijapur

Security tightened for PM Modi's visit to Chhattisgarh's Maoist-hit Bijapur

PM will be in Bijapur- a shining example of how challenges to development can be overcome. Modi also said that the people behind the violent activities were from outside the state and it was they wh...

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Syria says US-led missile air strikes violation of worldwide law

Syria says US-led missile air strikes violation of worldwide law

But last night's attack was aimed at the "heart of enterprise", the Pentagon said . Russia's UN Ambassador Vassily Nebenzia told the UN meeting in NY that the United States and its allies struc...

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Russia: No Proof of Chemical Attack in Syria, 'It Was Staged'

Russia: No Proof of Chemical Attack in Syria, 'It Was Staged'

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation has issued a strong statement of support for its three allies which launched a military strike against Syria over the suspected chemical attack of last weekend...

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White House: Syria strike decision not yet made

White House: Syria strike decision not yet made

Stoll says it's unclear what the Trump administration's long-term plan would be in Syria beyond a possible missile strike or how that would affect the U.S. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Cliffo...

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Jose Mourinho demands better consistency from Paul Pogba

Jose Mourinho demands better consistency from Paul Pogba

He was the two-goal hero in last weekend's derby victory against Manchester City , scoring only minutes after Gary Neville had said he'd be only be "fifth choice" midfielder under Pep Guardiola . Jo...

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WashPost: Raided Cohen's Taxi Loan Under Scrutiny

WashPost: Raided Cohen's Taxi Loan Under Scrutiny

Cohen has said he paid Daniels out of his own pocket shortly before the 2016 presidential election, but has not explained why. Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Clifford, has said she had sex with...

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Hataoka falls apart in final round of Lotte Championship

Hataoka falls apart in final round of Lotte Championship

She is the first golfer from China — female or male — to reach No. 1 in the world rankings. Brooke Henderson remained bogey-free Thursday to take the second-round lead in the Lotte Championship. "I ...

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Rescue teams searching for missing Thottapilly family in United States find woman's body

Rescue teams searching for missing Thottapilly family in United States find woman's body

In an email to The Associated Press Friday, Alexandra Argyropoulos wrote that as a family friend she initially thought Jennifer Hart was a loving mother. The missing Thottapilly family was travellin...

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