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Putin far ahead in Russian presidential vote marred by allegations of fraud

Putin far ahead in Russian presidential vote marred by allegations of fraud

With 31 percent of the votes counted, mostly in eastern part of the country, Vladimir Putin leads with 73 percent of the vote, well above the simple majority needed to avoid a run-off. Russian autho...

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Russian Federation retaliates in escalating feud over United Kingdom nerve agent attack

Russian Federation retaliates in escalating feud over United Kingdom nerve agent attack

She says the ballot box was sealed and the man was arrested. Russian Federation has consistently denied any culpability, accusing Britain of refusing to hand over samples of the poison used. Russia'...

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John Goodman Lampoons Rex Tillerson on SNL

John Goodman Lampoons Rex Tillerson on SNL

Next day you get fired by a man who used to sell steaks in the mail, ' said Goodman's Tillerson as he broke a glass in his hand. "The fidget spinner of the Trump White House: I made a big splash, and ...

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Last ball six steals T20 series win for India

Last ball six steals T20 series win for India

With India needing 34 runs off the last two overs, Karthik hammered 29 not out off just eight deliveries, his third six sealing India's third, and the most hard-earned, victory over Bangladesh i...

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One lucky winning ticket wins the $455 million Powerball jackpot

One lucky winning ticket wins the $455 million Powerball jackpot

A ticket sold in Pennsylvania has won the $456.7-million Powerball jackpot. The winning numbers for the jackpot Saturday were: 22-57-59-60-66, and Powerball 7. The odds of becoming a millionaire by ...

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'Expulsion doesn't change facts of matter'

'Expulsion doesn't change facts of matter'

She told a forum of her Conservative Party that Britain had "anticipated a response of this kind" and that it "will consider our next steps in the coming days, alongside our allies and partners". Blam...

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Kildare rail services hit due to overnight snow

Kildare rail services hit due to overnight snow

However, DART services are only operating between Lansdowne Road and Howth / Malahide due to flooding on the track. Dublin Bus is honouring rail tickets on the affected route. In Dublin, conditions ar...

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Russian diplomat hints United Kingdom lab could be nerve agent source

Russian diplomat hints United Kingdom lab could be nerve agent source

Vladimir Chizhov said the military-grade Novichok poison might have originated at Porton Down as it was only eight miles from the scene in Salisbury. In turn, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnso...

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USA seeks to raise pressure on Europe over Iran nuclear deal

Experts say the recent appointment of CIA Director Mike Pompeo, known for his hawkish position on foreign policy, as the new US secretary of state is President Donald Trump's attempt to flex muscles...

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Janjua, Abdullah agree Taliban should utilise new, timely peace offer

Janjua, Abdullah agree Taliban should utilise new, timely peace offer

His visit was acknowledged by Afghanistan as a great gesture of Pakistan , particularly after the peace offer made by President Ashraf Ghani. Janjua also held separate meetings with Chief Executive...

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Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq

Pentagon releases names of 7 airmen killed in crash in Iraq

Gen Jeff Harrigian, the commander of U.S. Air Forces Central Command, said in a statement posted on Twitter. A United States military HH-60 Pave Hawk helicopter, a Black Hawk variant, has crashed ...

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Syrian rebel fighters enter Afrin town

Syrian rebel fighters enter Afrin town

More than 150,000 people have been displaced in the last few days from Afrin town, a senior Kurdish official and a monitoring group said on Saturday. She also said that reports indicate that only ...

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Britain says likely that Russia's Putin made decision for nerve agent attack

Britain says likely that Russia's Putin made decision for nerve agent attack

The British embassy did not give a time when Bristow was to present himself at the ministry but said he would leave "shortly". Russian government hackers since at least March 2016 "have also targe...

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Israel Destroys Hamas Tunnel in Gaza

Israel Destroys Hamas Tunnel in Gaza

The soldiers were killed near Barta'a military roadblock, close to Jenin in northern West Bank, when a Palestinian driver, identified as Ala Rateb Kabaha , 26, crashed into it, and suffered light-t...

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Russian Federation summons British ambassador as it readies to expel diplomats

Britain had only expelled the Russian diplomats after Moscow had failed to explain how the nerve toxin had got to Britain, he said. State-run pollsters predict Putin will take just under 70 pe...

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Gunman kills ex-wife at The Oaks Mall, Southern California

Gunman kills ex-wife at The Oaks Mall, Southern California

Authorities set up a safety zone across the street. The shooter is now at the hospital in critical condition, he said. Autumn Montano, 19, was visiting the mall with friends when the the shots were ...

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Zuma's lawyers expected to apply for bid to overturn NPA's decision

Zuma's lawyers expected to apply for bid to overturn NPA's decision

These charges are being reinstated nine years after another NDPP mysteriously and irrationally dropped them after the emergence of the so called "spy tapes" which were produced by Zuma's legal team at...

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Russian Federation to expel United Kingdom diplomats as crisis over nerve toxin attack deepens

Prime Minister Theresa May of Britain on Wednesday unveiled that her country would expel 23 Russian diplomats in response to the nerve agent attack, telling Parliament that the attack "represents...

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Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

Russia Expels 23 UK Diplomats In Retaliatory Move

Prime Minister Theresa May also responded defiantly to the tit-for-tat move, which followed Britain's expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats and the suspension of high-level contacts. Following the meeting...

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Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats over ex-spy poisoning accusations

Russian Federation expels 23 British diplomats over ex-spy poisoning accusations

Linking Putin to the attack on Sergei Skripal, who moved to Britain in a 2010 spy swap, "is nothing but shocking and unforgivable behavior from the point of view of diplomacy", Peskov told Russian new...

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Theresa May warns of new Russian Federation sanctions as 23 United Kingdom diplomats expelled

Theresa May warns of new Russian Federation sanctions as 23 United Kingdom diplomats expelled

President Vladimir Putin has appealed to Russians' "love of the fatherland" to encourage them to vote on Sunday, as he seeks to boost turnout at an election he is sure to win. The unidentified mom w...

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Swedish prime minister, North Korean foreign minister hold talks

Swedish prime minister, North Korean foreign minister hold talks

Beyond creating a possible echo of another famous peace talk, the Oslo Accords facilitated by Norway between Israel and the Palestine Liberation Organization, Sweden has always been a conduit for th...

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GOP Sen. Jeff Flake accuses President of 'routine vandalism to democratic norms'

GOP Sen. Jeff Flake accuses President of 'routine vandalism to democratic norms'

But he also has said "never say never". "If I didn't know better, I would say as a political movement, we've been out of our minds lately", Flake said . "We have become strangers to ourselves even ...

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Famed 'snake whisperer' dies after cobra bite

Famed 'snake whisperer' dies after cobra bite

The New York Post reports that firefighters in Malaysia are often called to deal with snakes in homes and businesses. Even his pictures of kissing king cobra snakes on the mouth appeared o...

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Moscow will expel British diplomats, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

Moscow will expel British diplomats, says Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov

The pledge comes as 23 British diplomats based in Russia begin packing their bags as they are expelled from the country in retaliation for Russian representatives being told to leave the UK. Western...

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