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India, Malaysia reaffirm strategic cooperation, to boost economic ties

India, Malaysia reaffirm strategic cooperation, to boost economic ties

This clarification comes after reports suggested that the Minister of Tourism and Culture of Malaysia, Datuk Seri Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz, proposed Rajini's name as the state's tourism ambassador. On...

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Trump To Sign Executive Orders Targeting Trade Abuses

Both executive actions could serve as preludes to more severe White House decisions regarding tariffs and trade agreements, but on their own they reflect a marked softening from the heated trade jabs ...

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Trump administration appeals block of revised travel ban

Trump administration appeals block of revised travel ban

The revamped executive order had been due to take effect at midnight (0400 GMT), but a federal judge in Hawaii froze Trump s efforts to close USA borders to nationals of Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan,...

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Tillerson presses for Chinese-US co-operation over North Korea

Tillerson presses for Chinese-US co-operation over North Korea

In talks with Xi in Beijing on Sunday, Tillerson said Trump places a "very high value" on communications with the Chinese president via phone calls and exchanges of letters. An un-bylined opinion pi...

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S Korea's Park questioned at court hearing on arrest request

Her impeachment this month left a political vacuum, with only an interim president pending a May 9 election, at a time of rising tensions with North Korea over its weapons programme and China, which i...

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Ryan Says He Shares Trump's Frustration With Conservative Republicans

Ryan Says He Shares Trump's Frustration With Conservative Republicans

The called age-based tax credits in the bill meant to help people buy medical insurance an unwise new federal entitlement. Following Trump's tweet , several Republican members of Congress also serv...

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Need help understanding what Devin Nunes did?

Need help understanding what Devin Nunes did?

Citing unnamed United States officials, the Times identified the White House official as "Ezra Cohen-Watnick, the senior director for intelligence at the National Security Council". Only hours after Y...

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OAS head accuses Venezuela's Maduro of 'self-coup'

OAS head accuses Venezuela's Maduro of 'self-coup'

Polls show a majority of Venezuelans are ready for a change of government but President Maduro, who was elected after the death of Hugo Chavez, refused to abandon the socialist path set by his predece...

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Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

Wizards beat Lakers 119-108 to clinch division title

However, the Cavaliers and Raptors have the head-to-head tiebreakers over the Wizards if they finish with the same record, and Boston now has a better record within in the conference, which would li...

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Indians attack Nigerians over teenager's death

The Noida police later booked over 300 people and arrested five people in connection with the assault on Nigerian students. On 27 March, four Nigerian men were beaten up by locals. "I was running ...

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Spiders could theoretically eat every human on Earth in one year

Martin Nyffeler and Klaus Birkhofer published their estimate in the journal the Science of Nature in early March. If you do, though, just know that the robots will show us no sympathy when the spide...

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Kuwait- N. Korea's rocket engine 'meaningful' progress - Seoul

Sunday's test was a "precisely-timed spectacular", said Peter Hayes, director of the US-based Nautilus Institute, "the kind we've come to expect from Kim Jong Un ". "Now the DPRK can tip new type int...

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China can deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time - think tank

China can deploy warplanes on artificial islands any time - think tank

Satellite images from earlier this month showed China's naval, air, radar and defensive facilities were nearing completion, the Asia Maritime Transparency Initiative (AMTI), a branch of the Center...

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AK Saseendran meets CM Pinarayi Vijayan, says probe will be ordered

AK Saseendran meets CM Pinarayi Vijayan, says probe will be ordered

Pointing out that he had not behaved in an improper manner with anyone, Saseendran said he was prepared to face any probe. Addressing a press conference here, the Chief Minister said the next Cabine...

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8 students feared dead in Japan avalanche

8 students feared dead in Japan avalanche

The avalanche occurred early on Monday near Nasu in Tochigi prefecture, 120km (75 miles) north of Tokyo. The students were reportedly taking mountain climbing lessons at the time . Investigators wi...

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Future of 'abortion reversal' bill in doubt

The amendment changes the date the law would go into effect from 2021 to 2025 and requires the schools chief to have lived in IN for at least two years and earned an advanced degree. The committee als...

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Another round of severe weather likely Thursday

Another round of severe weather likely Thursday

Each day this week the National Weather Service in Omaha will post online information about a different topic relating to severe weather. Severe thunderstorms, heavy rainfall and flash floods are ...

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South Korea seeks arrest of ex-president Park Geun-hye

Media reports say that South Korean prosecutors have made a decision to ask a court issue a warrant to arrest former President Park on corruption allegations. The scandal that brought down Park has ...

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Thousands of Russians Across the Country Protest Against Corruption

Thousands of Russians Across the Country Protest Against Corruption

Earlier this year Navalny's foundation published allegations that Russian Prime Minister and former president Dmitry Medvedev had amassed a huge fortune that far outstripped his official salary. The...

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Erdogan Says Turkish Citizens May Vote on EU Accession

Erdogan Says Turkish Citizens May Vote on EU Accession

The spat has boosted support for Bulgaria's nationalists, with polls suggesting the United Patriots will come third in Sunday's election behind the Socialists and the centre-right. About 400,000 Bul...

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European Union marks 60th birthday with renewal of vows

European Union marks 60th birthday with renewal of vows

Pro- and anti-EU protests took place in Rome, while in London tens of thousands of people marched against Brexit, which May will trigger on Wednesday. What needs to be done for this vision to become a...

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Investment community still skeptical over prospects for Keystone XL

President Donald Trump has signed a permit to allow the Keystone XL pipeline construction. He added that he too was pleased with how promptly the Trump administration addressed the issue. The Trum...

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Martin McGuinness, IRA leader

Mr Clinton also noted the huge crowd that turned out from all over Ireland and beyond to bid farewell to Mr McGuinness, who he described as someone who "expanded the definition of "us" and shrank the ...

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Limerick's Shaun Kelly pays tribute to ex-Derry team mate McBride

Limerick's Shaun Kelly pays tribute to ex-Derry team mate McBride

Catholic primate and Derry native Archbishop Eamon Martin also tweeted condolences. I saw Ryan in action for Derry City against Drogheda United recently, where he was outstanding as he so often was fo...

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Anti-death penalty Florida prosecutor taken off police murder case

Rick Scott (R). But Ashton said Ayala's new policy is opposite of her reaction when she was a prosecutor assigned to the case of murder suspect David Lewis Payne, a death penalty case. Debra Clayton...

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Rebels launch second Damascus attack in three days

State-affiliated al-Ikhbariya TV said government forces had killed and wounded several "terrorists" and arrested several more. The surprise rebel incursion, in which fighters sneaked into the city t...

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European Union and Japan set sights on new trade and political pact

European Union and Japan set sights on new trade and political pact

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pledged on Tuesday (Mar 21) to seal a EU-Japan trade deal as early as possible in order to make an important stand against protectionism. Merkel last week met Trump ...

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French Airport Back to Normalcy after Attack

Crowds of passengers waited outside. Paris prosecutors' office said toxicology tests during his autopsy found traces of cocaine and cannabis. The father was released from police custody overnight ...

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Thailand turtle that ate 5 kg coins died

Thailand turtle that ate 5 kg coins died

Eventually, the money formed a 5-kilogram (11-pound) weight that cracked Bank's shell. A female green sea turtle nicknamed "Bank" has died two weeks after surgery to remove 915 coins she had swallo...

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Passenger plane crash-lands at South Sudan airport

Passenger plane crash-lands at South Sudan airport

Charles said the weather in the region had not been good when the plane came into land. It was making a trip from Juba to Wau , in northwestern South Sudan when it crashed earlier today. Video imag...

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Average gas prices in IL continue to rise

Average gas prices in IL continue to rise

The national average has increased 1.5 cents per gallon during the last month and stands 36.1 cents per gallon higher than this day one year ago. AAA Mid-Atlantic said Sunday that the average price ...

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Korea Concerns on Forefront on Secretary of State Tillerson's Visit to China

The U.S. policy of "strategic patience," waiting for North Korea to change course or collapse, is ending, Tillerson said. China, which has taken it upon itself to act as a mediator on the North Ko...

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Israel threatens to destroy Syria's air defences

Four Israeli jets breached Syrian airspace and targeted military sites roughly around 3:00 am on Friday, prompting Damascus to activate its air defense systems. Iran-backed Hezbollah has been fighting...

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Jerome Jarre Used a Hashtag to Fly Food and Water to Somalia

Jerome Jarre Used a Hashtag to Fly Food and Water to Somalia

President of the Turkish Red Crescent, Kerem Kınık, thanked Stiller for raising awareness about the East Africa crisis and said that his organization is preparing three ships and three cargo planes to...

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IAF Jets Evade Missiles While Conducting Airstrike in Syria

Russia, which backs Syria's embattled president, Bashar Assad, summoned its envoy, Gary Koren, on Friday less than 24 hours after the Israeli military action on Thursday night, according to The Time...

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