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USA urged to impose trade curbs

USA urged to impose trade curbs

China's Commerce Ministry responded by saying the report was "baseless", and that China would take necessary steps to protects its interests if the final decision affected China. The measures will b...

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Petra Kvitova fights back to claim Qatar Open title

Petra Kvitova fights back to claim Qatar Open title

The victory also sees her return to the top 10 for the first time since the horrific knife attack she suffered at the hands of an intruder at her apartment in Prostejov, Czech Republic. After comforta...

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#PyeongChang2018: Slovenian Olympic hockey player fails drug test

#PyeongChang2018: Slovenian Olympic hockey player fails drug test

In a statement issued by the Slovenian's Olympic committee, Jeglic said he had been taking an asthma medication that contained the banned substance Fenoterol and he had neglected to declare it and s...

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Oil markets mixed as US crude, Brent move in opposite directions

Oil markets mixed as US crude, Brent move in opposite directions

According to traders, the higher prices of American oil are due to the reduced capacity of the Canadian oil pipeline Keystone at the end of previous year due to a leak. "We do see demand exceeding 1.6...

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Pomeroy Roads Under Water After Ohio River Floods

Pomeroy Roads Under Water After Ohio River Floods

Forecasters are now predicting a crest on Tuesday at 54.5 feet, almost two feet above Friday's forecast. At 10 a.m. Tuesday the stage was 5.6 feet and rising; flood stage is 6 feet. As of 7:30 a.m. th...

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Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

Volcanic blast reshaped summit of Indonesia's Mount Sinabung

Children play in the Karo district as Mount Sinabung erupts and (right) a villager films the smoke filling the sky. Airlines have been issued a "red notice", barring them from flying over parts of ...

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Intense mortar shelling kills 5 in Syria's Damascus

Intense mortar shelling kills 5 in Syria's Damascus

The Observatory said the bombardment had killed more than 106 adults and children in eastern Ghouta on Tuesday alone. Isolated and besieged by government troops, Eastern Ghouta is of key interest ...

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These are the safest countries for a baby to be born

These are the safest countries for a baby to be born

New Zealand ranked 149 out of 184 countries included in the report . But a country's income explains only part of the story. In addition to the newborn deaths, 83,000 still births happen every ye...

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Thai court gives Japanese man custody of surrogate kids

Thai court gives Japanese man custody of surrogate kids

Shigeta was identified as the father. His case contributed to the global outcry against Thailand's "rent a womb" industry, and led to the Protection for Children Born Through Assisted Reproductive...

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Abbas, Haley spar over Israel at Security Council meeting

Abbas, Haley spar over Israel at Security Council meeting

Speaking in response to the speech by PA leader Mahmoud Abbas , Haley said , "It is as if saying the same things repeatedly, without actually doing the hard work and making the necessary compromises...

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PMF Members Killed in Ambush in Iraq's Kirkuk

PMF Members Killed in Ambush in Iraq's Kirkuk

Another defendant said she was forced to follow her husband to Iraq because he took their two-year-old son with him. The woman sentenced to death by hanging is the only one who admitted she willingl...

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Delhi Chief Secretary Assault: Centre seeks report

Delhi Chief Secretary Assault: Centre seeks report

AAP, on the other hand, has accused Prakash of using racially motivated slurs against its MLAs. One should not stoop to such level", adding, "AAP party's Delhi government is trying to gain publicity b...

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Mueller Has Expanded Investigation Of Kushner

Mueller Has Expanded Investigation Of Kushner

The new line of inquiry signals that Mueller's interest in Kushner has expanded beyond any contacts he had with Russians during the 2016 campaign, according to CNN. A meeting that Kushner had during t...

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Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after soldiers wounded

Israel strikes Hamas targets in Gaza after soldiers wounded

On Saturday night, in response to an explosive charge that wounded four IDF soldiers on the border with Gaza earlier in the day, IAF fighters struck 18 Hamas military targets, including weapons manufa...

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Complaint: California Assemblywoman asked staffer to play spin the bottle

Complaint: California Assemblywoman asked staffer to play spin the bottle

A former aide is suing California assemblywoman and #MeToo advocate Christina Garcia, claiming the Democrat fired him for not wanting to play "spin the bottle" in her hotel room after a night of hea...

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Several dozen Russian Federationn, ex-Soviet fighters wounded in Syria clash - Russia

Several dozen Russian Federationn, ex-Soviet fighters wounded in Syria clash - Russia

Reuters has reported that about 300 men working for a Kremlin-linked Russian private military firm were either killed or injured in Syria. "But they took direction from someone". But the presence of ...

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Britain won't be 'Mad Max-style dystopia' after Brexit, reassures Davis

Britain won't be 'Mad Max-style dystopia' after Brexit, reassures Davis

In a speech in Vienna , Mr Davis will say Britain may choose to move away from European Union regulations, but that the country's "blueprint for life outside of Europe is a race to the top in glo...

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Venezuela begins selling oil-backed cryptocurrency

Venezuela begins selling oil-backed cryptocurrency

Falling oil prices - in a country reliant on its exports of the commodity - and economic mismanagement have led to a shortage of food, medicine, and dollars to pay its bills. President Nicolas Madur...

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Netanyahu ally suspected of trying to bribe judge to drop corruption case

Netanyahu's coalition partners have stuck by him, though some said their calculations could change if the attorney general indicts him. The attorneys representing Handler stated, "The CEO of Bezeq f...

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Imran Khan's third marriage reception to be held in Bani Gala

Imran Khan's third marriage reception to be held in Bani Gala

Chairman Imran Khan confirmed his third marriage with his spiritual adviser Bushra Maneka on Sunday, pictures showed the latter covering her face fully in a red-coloured veil. He said PTI would ta...

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Thousands Attend Vigil for Victims of Florida High School Massacre

Thousands Attend Vigil for Victims of Florida High School Massacre

The FBI's statement is one of a number of indicators prior to the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla ., that Cruz acted suspiciously or made threatening comments. T...

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Flights to New Zealand capital grounded as former cyclone Gita hits

Flights to New Zealand capital grounded as former cyclone Gita hits

It added that "significant wave heights of around nine metres" were being recorded off the Taranaki coast. The town of Takaka, at the top of the South Island, is also thought to have been badly affe...

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Russia's foreign minister slams Iranian threats to destroy Israel

Russia's foreign minister slams Iranian threats to destroy Israel

Following the retaliatory fire, the Israeli side attacked 12 positions in Syria, including eight Syrian aeroplanes and three anti-aircraft batteries. In recent weeks, United States and Israeli offic...

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Man saws AR-15 in half to send message

Man saws AR-15 in half to send message

I mean, think about it, is the right to own this weapon more important than someone's life? In a video she posted on Facebook with the hashtag #onelessgun, Meyer said, "I'm not going to let the ...

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Pixel 2 users with camera errors and crashes offered replacements from Google

Pixel 2 users with camera errors and crashes offered replacements from Google

A toasty phone isn't the only problem users are experiencing; it seems the security patch has also negatively affected the battery life of some Pixel 2 handsets. A few reports say the battery draine...

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