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Dozens dead in regime strikes on Syria rebel enclave near Damascus

Yesterday, French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian said that "all indications" pointed to the Syrian government's use of chlorine weapons in Syria . The military responded "immediately on member...

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Lebanon gears up to confront Israeli border violation

Lebanon gears up to confront Israeli border violation

Israel has been building the obstacle - made up of a collection of berms, cliffs and concrete barriers - for a long time, but it has only now angered Beirut. "Israel's reaction will be strong and pain...

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Did Donald Trump just come out against the stock market?

Did Donald Trump just come out against the stock market?

Trump was speaking in OH when news channels across the U.S. had to cut away from the President's speech to cover the Dow's plunge, which saw a fall of 1,175 points - or 4.6 per cent. Pressed ahead of...

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Filipino caregiver missing after quake in Taiwan, says official

Filipino caregiver missing after quake in Taiwan, says official

In fact, a 6.1 magnitude quake hit roughly the same region just northeast of the island on Sunday, and more than a dozen tremors magnitude 4.5 or higher have shaken the city since Tuesday's natural ...

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Biden slams GOP for not standing up to Trump

Biden slams GOP for not standing up to Trump

Biden chimed back in without missing a beat: "Well, let me tell you, he's a joke". Cuomo pointed out that that remark was meant as a joke, according to the White House. Biden continued, "What do you...

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North Korea leader's sister to visit South

North Korea leader's sister to visit South

Though only 22 athletes will compete in events, the North's delegation will be among the largest at the Games. The leaflets read: "Welcome, guests from Pyongyang ", Reuters reported . Given such...

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Olympics: IOC won't let independent athletes celebrate with Russian flag

Olympics: IOC won't let independent athletes celebrate with Russian flag

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) banned Russian Federation from Pyeongchang over "systematic manipulation" of the anti-doping system in Sochi four years ago but left the door open for athle...

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Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

Ex-Pope Benedict Says He's Nearing the End of His Life

He said that " it's a great grace for me to be to be surrounded in this last piece of the road, which is at times a bit tiring, by a love and goodness that I could never have imagined ". Those around ...

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Malaysia, Singapore to set up trade link for stockmarkets

Malaysia, Singapore to set up trade link for stockmarkets

The trading link will allow investors, including retail investors, on both sides to buy and sell shares listed on both the Bursa Malaysia and Singapore Stock Exchange. "This initiative follows from th...

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Syria Says Israeli Strikes Target Military Outpost Near Damascus

Syria Says Israeli Strikes Target Military Outpost Near Damascus

In this photo, Syrian civil defense volunteers and other civilians attempt to remove rubble from the site of a collapsed building to rescue victims following reported regime air strikes in the rebel-h...

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Senior White House official to resign following allegations of abuse

Senior White House official to resign following allegations of abuse

In a tweeted statement, Hatch said he was "heartbroken by the allegations" against Porter. 'He is a friend, a confidante [sic] and a trusted professional. Despite her claims of abuse, Willoughby sai...

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GOP Rep. Tenney Backs Trump: Dems Not Clapping 'Un-American'

GOP Rep. Tenney Backs Trump: Dems Not Clapping 'Un-American'

Trump posted the tweet with a video of himself speaking at an OH manufacturing company, suggesting his policies had galvanised the United States economy. Since the recession's end, unemployme...

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US confirms Russia alleged plan to interfere in midterm election

US confirms Russia alleged plan to interfere in midterm election

United States Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is scheduled to arrive in Jamaica Wednesday afternoon, the last leg of his five-country whirlwind trip to Central and South America and the Caribbean. ...

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Morgan Tsvangirai's health has deteriorated rapidly

Morgan Tsvangirai's health has deteriorated rapidly

Of course I have cancer and not feeling too well but I am stable and the process is under control. Tsvangirai is now undergoing treatment for cancer of the colon in South Africa. His illness has div...

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South Africa pick two debutants and bowl first

South Africa pick two debutants and bowl first

South Africa playing XI: Hashim Amla , Aiden Markram (captain), Heinrich Klaasen (wicketkeeper), Jean-Paul Duminy, David Miller, Khaya Zondo, Chris Morris, Andile Phehlukwayo, Kagiso Rabada, Lun...

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Macron to make U.S. state visit in late April

Macron to make U.S. state visit in late April

The Ambassador of France to Nigeria, Mr. Denys Gauer, unveiled the plan to Nigeria, visit when he visited the Speaker of the House of Representatives, Mr. Six Corsican party members last week backed a...

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South Africa's ANC Postpones NEC Meeting on Zuma's Future

South Africa's ANC Postpones NEC Meeting on Zuma's Future

The first statement said Zuma is attending routine cabinet committee meetings‚ while another said he would officiate at a high-profile event on Saturday. In recent years his links to the wealthy India...

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Israel attacks Syria military locations near Damascus, reports

Israel attacks Syria military locations near Damascus, reports

The army later confirmed a missile strike by Israel on a military site near Damascus, without specifying further, according to a report on the state-run news agency SANA . Since the start of the conf...

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Turkish drone destroys portrait of PKK founder in Afrin

Turkish drone destroys portrait of PKK founder in Afrin

The two spoke a day after a Turkish military convoy was targeted by a auto bomb in Idlib, where Turkey is enforcing a "de-escalation zone" as part of an agreement reached between Turkey , Russia...

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At least 6 dead, more than 50 missing after major Taiwan quake

At least 6 dead, more than 50 missing after major Taiwan quake

Hualien is home to about 100,000 people. Emergency responders, including soldiers, worked through the night, rescuing about 150 people from damaged buildings, but powerful aftershocks have disrupt...

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US to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on North Korea: Pence

US to unveil 'toughest sanctions ever' on North Korea: Pence

The North earlier proposed sending a 22-member delegation including three ranking officials and 18 support staffers to South Korea for a three-day trip starting Friday. Two other high-level official...

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New twist in Natalie Wood's 1981 death

New twist in Natalie Wood's 1981 death

The mystery of the death of acclaimed actress Natalie Wood has endured for almost four decades as the investigation has ebbed and flowed like the tides off a California island where her body was fou...

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Justin Trudeau Mocked For Telling Woman To Say 'Peoplekind' Instead Of 'Mankind'

Justin Trudeau Mocked For Telling Woman To Say 'Peoplekind' Instead Of 'Mankind'

In case you haven't heard, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is facing ridicule online after he made an off-the-cuff remark during a town hall event in Edmonton on February 1. The end of the video see...

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Missouri's Official Twitter Account Was Suspended On Signing Day

Missouri's Official Twitter Account Was Suspended On Signing Day

Earlier this week, Texas' Twitter account was suspended briefly. They woke up to see that their team's official Twitter account has been suspended. During the early signing period, Sewell actually...

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Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Aiyaary' postponed again?

Sidharth Malhotra and Manoj Bajpayee starrer 'Aiyaary' postponed again?

In fact, we nearly thought that the film might run into some serious trouble as the censor board asked the makers for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) from the Ministry Of Defence for a smooth release...

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