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Azerbaijan's voter turnout in presidential election as of 17:00 - 69.93%

Azerbaijan's voter turnout in presidential election as of 17:00 - 69.93%

Moreover, the CEC has accredited 890 worldwide and 58,175 domestic observers to monitor the presidential election.The global observers represents 59 countries and 60 organisations including the OSCE P...

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Trump wants to rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership: lawmakers

Trump wants to rejoin Trans-Pacific Partnership: lawmakers

China's aggressive response to Trump's tariffs is aimed squarely at products produced in the USA heartland, a region that helped send him to the White House. "That certainly would be good news all t...

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North Korea holds key parliamentary meeting without Kim Jong

North Korea holds key parliamentary meeting without Kim Jong

The sixth session of the 13th Supreme People's Assembly took place on Wednesday, ahead of the inter-Korean leader summit on April 27, which generated public expectation that Kim might share his comm...

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Toll rises in Taliban attack in Ghazni province

Toll rises in Taliban attack in Ghazni province

Afghan Parliament member Mohammad Arif Rahmani said the District governor, intelligence service Director and a Deputy police official were killed in the attack, as well as 15 security personnel. The...

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Comey compares president to a 'mob boss' in new book

Comey begins a national tour next week in support of his book, " A Higher Loyalty: Truth, Lies & Leadership". Republicans are attempting to portray Comey as a liar and political operative with no ...

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Facing strikes, France's Macron defends economic vision

Facing strikes, France's Macron defends economic vision

On Thursday a foreign ministry spokeswoman asked whether the aim of Western strikes might be "to quickly remove the traces of the provocation". It prompted worldwide condemnation and the promise of ac...

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Syrian government forces take control of Douma, say Russian news agencies

Syrian government forces take control of Douma, say Russian news agencies

British Prime Minister Theresa May summoned her senior ministers to a special cabinet meeting on Thursday to discuss joining the United States and France in possible military action against Syr...

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Tabloid paid $30K to spike story alleging Trump love child

Tabloid paid $30K to spike story alleging Trump love child

The contract subjected Sajudin to a $1 million penalty if he disclosed either the rumor or the terms of the deal to anyone. He said he was acting as a Trump spokesman when he did so and denied know...

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Three UNSC resolutions on Syria fail; investigators on way

Three UNSC resolutions on Syria fail; investigators on way

The draft received 12 votes in favour, two against (Bolivia and Russia) and one abstention (China). Russian Federation requested the draft to be voted on alongside two competing draft resolutions on a...

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Russian Federation 'complicit' in Syrian regime's retention of chemical weapons: Mattis

Russian Federation 'complicit' in Syrian regime's retention of chemical weapons: Mattis

As for whether or not the USA military is ready for action in Syria, he said: "We stand ready to provide military options if they're appropriate, as the President determines". "Never said when an atta...

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Israel comes to halt to remember Holocaust victims

Israel comes to halt to remember Holocaust victims

Nevertheless, almost all Americans surveyed expressed interest in receiving additional education about the topic. On a day dedicated to remembering the Holocaust, some experts are anxious that thei...

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Israel Targets Gaza After Border Blast

Israel Targets Gaza After Border Blast

The video, which circulated on social media , appears to be through a scope, showing the Gaza border fence and a field behind it. The footage - apparently filmed from the Israeli side of the bord...

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Death penalty: Sub-Saharan Africa a 'beacon of hope'

Death penalty: Sub-Saharan Africa a 'beacon of hope'

China aside, executions worldwide dropped from 1,032 in 2016 to 993 previous year - a decline of four per cent. Despite an 11 per cent drop on 2016, the Middle Eastern country is still sanctionin...

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Watchdog confirms ID of nerve agent used in spy poisoning

Watchdog confirms ID of nerve agent used in spy poisoning

The poisoning touched off one of the biggest diplomatic crises between Russian Federation and Western nations since the Cold War, with both sides expelling scores of diplomats. A worldwide expulsion o...

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High Winds Forecast in Southland

High Winds Forecast in Southland

At this point, it looks as though eastern Colorado and Denver will have strong winds and colder temperatures with one to three inches of snow on Friday . Saturday A chance of snow before 2pm, then...

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Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game after taking liner to the face

Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann leaves game after taking liner to the face

Detroit Tigers pitcher Jordan Zimmermann was forced to leave Wednesday's game against the Cleveland Indains in the first inning after taking a scary line drive to the face. An update provided by ...

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Woman attacks two people in OH after dog eats her marijuana

Woman attacks two people in OH after dog eats her marijuana

Then he threatened to shoot her and her sister with a gun he had under the seat, she told police. The woman called police from a relative's home . A member of the Iowa State Patrol's Vehicle Thef...

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Pregnant singer shot dead for refusing to stand while singing

Pregnant singer shot dead for refusing to stand while singing

The gunman, identified as Tarique Ahmed Jatoi, asked her to stand up and dance as she sang, and when she refused to comply, shot her dead. She was rushed to a hospital where she was declared dead upon...

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Ilham Aliyev: Election held in full compliance with Azerbaijan's commitments

Ilham Aliyev: Election held in full compliance with Azerbaijan's commitments

On April 12, Russian President Vladimir Putin made a telephone call to Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev , the Azerbaijani president's press service reported . "The early presidential election in...

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Third Top National Security Aide to Leave White House

Third Top National Security Aide to Leave White House

Nadia Schadlow tendered her resignation in a letter Tuesday. His departure came on the heels of a similar exit by NSC spokesman Michael Anton. Nadia Schadlow, the United States deputy national sec...

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Man pleads guilty to robbing Ammon bank on Halloween

Man pleads guilty to robbing Ammon bank on Halloween

Taylor James Enriquez, 20, admitted to beating Nuñez-Lopez with a shovel before stabbing him with a beer bottle and later holding a witness down for 20 minutes before police were called. Assistant Dis...

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End of oil exploration permits historic for Māori , but battle not over

End of oil exploration permits historic for Māori , but battle not over

An oil rig between Stratford and Midhurst, in Taranaki. There are more than 30 existing permits for offshore oil and gas exploration and they will remain unaffected by today's announcement. "Their l...

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Weekend forecast | 80s, severe storms, and snow

Weekend forecast | 80s, severe storms, and snow

Clear skies and north winds will allow temperatures to drop into the 50s on Thursday morning. Thursday temperatures will be even warmer with highs in the upper 70s and lower 80s. Friday will sh...

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Baby in China born four years after parents' death

Baby in China born four years after parents' death

A Chinese baby was born by a surrogate mother four years after his parents were killed in a auto accident. Laos has become the latest impoverished nation in Asia to witness a flourishing but legally...

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Liverpool Go Through To Champions League Semi Final

Liverpool Go Through To Champions League Semi Final

An early Gabriel Jesus goal ignited City's comeback hopes but, after having a Leroy Sane effort wrongly disallowed, the hosts exhausted in the second half and were finished off by Mohamed Salah ...

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