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Narendra Modi meets President Mahmoud Abbas on historic visit to Palestine

Narendra Modi meets President Mahmoud Abbas on historic visit to Palestine

On Sunday, the premier will be meeting with Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid al-Maktoum, the vice president and prime minister of the UAE, and the ruler of Dubai. In a memorandum exchanged after the meeting...

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Newcastle boss Benitez hands stern warning to rivals

Newcastle boss Benitez hands stern warning to rivals

United, whose leading players include Paul Pogba and David de Gea , are now second in the 20-team English Premier League and play Sevilla in the last 16 of the Champions League later this month...

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Russian athletes 'hugely disappointed' with International Olympic Committee verdict

Russian athletes 'hugely disappointed' with International Olympic Committee verdict

If the Russian athletes appealing their exclusion this week are successful, though, it would mean the medal contenders in some sports change dramatically. The 15 were among the 28 whose bans were lift...

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'Large scale' Israeli raids hit Iranian targets in Syria

'Large scale' Israeli raids hit Iranian targets in Syria

Tel Aviv maintains it is vital to its national security to target Iranian interest in Syria as well as prevent potential arms shipments to Hezbollah . In a statement on its website Saturday, the ...

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Russians appeal to CAS seeking Olympic spots

Russians appeal to CAS seeking Olympic spots

A picture of a jubilant short-track speed skater Viktor Ahn, a six-time Olympic gold medalist, crossing the finish line first at the Sochi Games found place. "We are all Russian patriots, all athlet...

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Modi Pledges $40 Million for Palestine before heading to UAE, Oman

Modi Pledges $40 Million for Palestine before heading to UAE, Oman

Retorting to the criticism, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj had said that India is working towards dehyphanting the country's diplomatic ties with Israel and Palestine. Prime Minister took a c...

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Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president Moon to visit

Kim Jong Un invites South Korean president Moon to visit

Pence said the United States and South Korea were closely aligned in their approach to dealing with North Korea. North Korea's decision to participate has eased tensions after months of saber ra...

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Protests in Pyeongchang nothing new for Olympics in South Korea

Protests in Pyeongchang nothing new for Olympics in South Korea

The biggest news was the arrival of Kim Yo Jong , sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, who became the first immediate family from the dictatorial regime to step foot into South Korea . Earli...

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Gerry Adams has officially stepped down as Sinn Féin leader

Gerry Adams has officially stepped down as Sinn Féin leader

Paying tribute to Mr Adams, McDonald said: 'There would be no Good Friday Agreement, no peace process without Gerry Adams. She said her leadership would mark a defining chapter in the achievement of...

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Senate strikes 2-year budget deal: 5 takeaways for healthcare leaders

Senate strikes 2-year budget deal: 5 takeaways for healthcare leaders

But the 652-page budget bill says nothing about protection for the "Dreamer" immigrants. "Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., called it 'a significant bipartisan step forward, ' and Minority Lea...

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Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays

Duterte: Deployment ban to Kuwait stays

Duterte has in recent weeks been highly critical of alleged abuse suffered by some of the two million Filipino workers in the Middle East, even threatening a ban on the whole region. I know a lot of p...

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OH officers shot, killed in the line of duty

OH officers shot, killed in the line of duty

One officer died on the scene, and the other at the Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, police said. Officers responded to a 911 hang-up around 11:30am and were fired on when they arrived a...

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North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit - South Korea

North Korea's Kim invites South Korean president for summit - South Korea

North Korea has sent some of the highest level officials ever to the south for these games, the result of diplomacy by Seoul that led to an agreement between the two countries - still formally at wa...

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Olympics show US and South Korea out of sync on North Korea

Olympics show US and South Korea out of sync on North Korea

The last summit between leaders of the two Koreas occurred in 2007 when South Korean President Roh Moo Hyun and Kim Jong-il met in Pyongyang, North Korea's capital. A pair of impersonators played the ...

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NBC's 'This is Us' Gets Big Boost from Super Bowl Slot

NBC's 'This is Us' Gets Big Boost from Super Bowl Slot

NBC predicted the Super Bowl "will be by far the most-watched show of the year, more than doubling viewership for the AFC Championship Game (44.1 million on 1/21/18), which will likely end 2018 as th...

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Russia, France to enhance coordination on Syrian peace process

Russia, France to enhance coordination on Syrian peace process

Diplomacy is making no progress towards ending a war now approaching its eighth year, having killed hundreds of thousands of people and forced half the pre-war Syrian population of 23 million from the...

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These US States Have the Most Winter Olympians Competing in PyeongChang

These US States Have the Most Winter Olympians Competing in PyeongChang

Skeptics say North Korea, which is unlikely to give up its nukes under any deal, is just using the Olympics to poke holes at the US -led worldwide sanctions against the country and buy more time t...

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Kim Jong Un invites South's Moon to Pyongyang: Seoul

As the opening ceremony began, Kim and Moon exchanged a handshake and spoke briefly. An hour before the opening ceremony of the PyeongChang Winter Olympics , a group of North Korean cheerleaders ...

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Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Casper Area

Winter Weather Advisory Issued For Casper Area

The worst of Winter Storm Mateo is already east of St. Louis , with schools closed and up to 6 inches of snow expected in Chicago and the Great Lakes region. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually...

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Hong Kong bus overturns, killing at least 19 people

Hong Kong bus overturns, killing at least 19 people

It is understood 40 people were injured. The bus number 872 flipped and hit a lamppost before it came to a stop on its left side on a road near Tai Po in the New Territories at around 6.30 p.m., TVB...

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European Union to meet Turkey March 26 to discuss relations

European Union to meet Turkey March 26 to discuss relations

Turkey is required to narrow its legal definition of terrorism to gain visa liberalization for its 79 million nationals to the Schengen zone. Relations between Ankara and Brussels , which have bee...

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12 banks so far plan euro expansion for Brexit — EU regulator

12 banks so far plan euro expansion for Brexit — EU regulator

The BoE had in November lifted its main rate by a quarter point, its first hike in a decade, to keep a lid on inflation. It would also echo a global trend toward tighter monetary conditions after year...

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Modi's historic Palestine visit shows India firm on two state solution

Modi's historic Palestine visit shows India firm on two state solution

Prime Minister Modi said, "India and Palestine's relations have stood the test of time". Speaking at a joint press conference after their talks, Abbas said the Palestinians are committed to the peac...

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Black History Month, not week

Black History Month, not week

The idea of the month is of course noble, especially since African-Americans have dealt with so much in United States history. "Every week, I'm running about seven cool and surprising Black History M...

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Trump Signs Budget Agreement, Ending US Government Shutdown

Trump Signs Budget Agreement, Ending US Government Shutdown

Louise Slaughter (D-NY), as the House ended the shutdown just after 5:30 am, voting 240-186 to approve a two-year budget deal. US President Donald Trump at US Congress on Capitol Hill in Wash...

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