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China urges correcting 'historical injustice' to allow Palestinian state

China urges correcting 'historical injustice' to allow Palestinian state

Wang told a joint press briefing with Maliki that 70 years after a United Nations resolution was passed on a plan for a Jewish state, Palestinians are still being prevented from having their own indep...

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G7 seeks broad support to isolate Syria's Assad

G7 seeks broad support to isolate Syria's Assad

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer once again followed Mr Trump's earlier narrative of blaming the previous Obama administration. "They have chosen to side with a murderous, barbaric criminal...

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Russia knew Syrian chemical attack was coming

It has received strong support from the American people. Tillerson's Moscow talks hinge on new USA leverage over Syria. "Stockpiles and continued use demonstrate that Russian Federation has fail...

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Islamic State loses three quarters of territory it once controlled in Iraq

Islamic State loses three quarters of territory it once controlled in Iraq

The battles in Iraq's second largest city of Mosul brought the eastern side of Mosul, locally known as left bank of Tigris River , under the control of Iraqi forces in January, but the push in west...

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Centre stand on triple talaq and polygamy

Centre stand on triple talaq and polygamy

Multiple letters written to the Prime Minister by Muslim women demand that triple talaq be ended. It may be recalled that many Muslim women have filed PILs in the SC challenging the provision of tr...

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South Carolina children in hospital in bounce house flight

South Carolina children in hospital in bounce house flight

Officials said two inflatables went 25 to 30 feet into the air and it appears that both were anchored. Keller said he hopes the other children make full recoveries and said, "God was holding me in h...

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Dog, cat meat banned in Taiwan

Dog, cat meat banned in Taiwan

Prior to the amendment, Taiwan's Animal Protection Act had only penalised the act of selling or purchasing dog and cat meat. A law passed earlier this week forbids the "consumption, purchase or ...

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During border visit, Sessions outlines immigration plan

Trump has also received resignations from all the U.S. attorneys across the country, meaning he will now be able to hand pick the prosecutors who will implement Sessions' memo at the border. The Depar...

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Chicago, United Express lambasted over man dragged off plane

In a letter circulated to employees and seen by Reuters , United Chief Executive Officer Oscar Munoz did not apologise for the way the passenger was handled, writing that the passenger had "defied"...

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Trump, Xi have 'candid,' 'positive' talks in Florida

Ahead of the dinner, Trump said he and Xi already had had a long discussion and had "developed a friendship", and then joked , "I have gotten nothing, absolutely nothing". When Xi came to the USA t...

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Pak, Chinese, Indian warships rescue bulk carrier from pirates

Pak, Chinese, Indian warships rescue bulk carrier from pirates

With the Indian Naval helicopter providing air cover, a 16-member squad from nearby Chinese warship Yulin boarded the ship, and rescued all 19 crew members. Nevertheless, the Indian Navy has provide...

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Once opposed to intervention, Trump says he can be flexible

Once opposed to intervention, Trump says he can be flexible

Images of civilians suffering the apparent effects of a gas attack, including convulsions, vomiting and foaming at the mouth, provoked global outrage and prompted U.S. As a candidate and private citiz...

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Intrawest ski resort firm to be sold for $1.5B US

Intrawest ski resort firm to be sold for $1.5B US

DENVER-The company behind the Mont Tremblant and Blue Mountain ski resorts has signed an agreement to be acquired in a friendly deal valued at $1.5 billion (U.S.), including debt. Goldman, Sachs & Co....

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California elementary school shooting: 2 adults, 1 student dead

Shot dead was 8 year old boy, Jonathan Martinez who at the time of the shooting was standing near the teacher. Pictured, alleged San Bernardino school shooter, Cedric Anderson.Investigators sea...

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UN designates Malala as youngest Messenger of Peace

UN designates Malala as youngest Messenger of Peace

Guterrers, while conferring the highest United Nations award on her, said Yousafzai's life was "a remarkable example of solidarity". Born on 12 July 1997 in Pakistan's Swat Valley, Yousafzai bec...

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Alabama Supreme Court allows impeachment of governor to proceed

Bentley, a 74-year-old dermatologist and former Baptist deacon, has been engulfed in a sex scandal since recordings surfaced in 2016 of him making suggestive remarks to a female aide before he and his...

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North Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, says justify nukes: state media

North Korea blasts US strikes on Syria, says justify nukes: state media

Trump has vowed to keep building defenses against North Korea, prompting a North Korean ambassador to threaten the "most ruthless blow" if the country is provoked, News.com.au reports . "The U.S.is...

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1 person dead after shooting near mall in South Florida

1 person dead after shooting near mall in South Florida

About an hour after the shooting, a few people wearing workout attire stood outside the gym. "I had just left Equinox", gym member Shed Boren told the paper. General Manager Tim Hartog said supporte...

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Devin Nunes says he'll continue to lead Russian Federation inquiry

Devin Nunes says he'll continue to lead Russian Federation inquiry

The requirement that she not discuss even non-classified material "is particularly untenable given that multiple senior administration officials have publicly described the same events", he said . Th...

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South Africa's new finance minister vows 'radical' change

South Africa's new finance minister vows 'radical' change

On Saturday, Gigaba promised to transform the South African economy and said he was aware of the lack of trust in the country. But many in the ruling party believe the process has been "too slow a...

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Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

Visit to WH grounds by intel chairman clouds investigation

So the inquiry technically continues to go forward, but now with partisan overtones. "To suggest in any way, shape or form that we stood in the way of that is 100 percent false". Mark Warner, D-Va., l...

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Flood-like situation in J&K, Jhelum above danger mark in Srinagar

Flood-like situation in J&K, Jhelum above danger mark in Srinagar

In view of inclement weather conditions, the schools will remain close in mountainous Doda district of Jammu and Kashmir. The administration declared floods in Kashmir's summer capital Srinagar ...

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Florida could erase part of public school testing law

Florida could erase part of public school testing law

The Senate on Tuesday approved a bill that would require school districts to give elementary-school students 20 minutes of recess a day, setting up a clash with the House over the issue. Here it is ...

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Media Refuses to Cover Susan Rice Story With Integrity

Rice was routinely briefed on intelligence that was collected and then deemed relevant by US spy agencies. According to Eli Lake's Bloomberg report , "The intelligence reports were summaries of m...

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College student dies after choking at pancake-eating contest

College student dies after choking at pancake-eating contest

The contest was held on Thursday as a part of a fraternity and sorority event, KFOR reported . When Nelson started choking at the contest, two nursing students who were there immediately began life...

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Iran Aseman signs contract with Boeing to buy 60 planes

Iran Aseman signs contract with Boeing to buy 60 planes

Boeing announced that it has inked a deal worth $3 billion with an Iranian airline to deliver 30 units of the 737 Max jet. If Trump decides to nix the deal, it could cost "approximately 18,00...

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Trump says he expects a health care deal soon

Chris Collins, a Republican from NY told reporters Tuesday. It was an admission of defeat that House Speaker Paul Ryan probably didn't expect to make just three months into a fully Republican gove...

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Nara Lokesh Stammers During Oath Taking As MLC

Nara Lokesh Stammers During Oath Taking As MLC

Governor E.S.L. Narasimhan administered the oath of office and secrecy to the new ministers at a ceremony here. Along with Lokesh, about 10 new faces are likely to be inducted into the cabinet, afte...

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Rising Flood Waters Displace Tens of Thousands in Australia

Rising Flood Waters Displace Tens of Thousands in Australia

In the Hunter Valley, the body of a 64-year-old woman was found submerged in four metres of water on Friday afternoon, the day after her auto was swept off a causeway at Gungal, about 170 kilometres n...

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Late rally pushes Badgers into "Sweet 16" (AUDIO)

But things didn't get much better for him in the second half as he finished with just 6 points on 2-for-9 shooting. Every team waits with bated breath to see where they are slotted and whom they will ...

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U.S. thoroughbred Arrogate wins Dubai World Cup 2017

U.S. thoroughbred Arrogate wins Dubai World Cup 2017

American challenger Arrogate stamped himself a once-in-a-lifetime racehorse for all of those fortunate enough to have watched him overcome the odds to win the $10 million Gr1 Dubai World Cup at Meyd...

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Trump gives military more authority to launch Somalia strikes

President Trump has relaxed some of the rules for preventing civilian casualties when the USA military carries out counterterrorism strikes in Somalia, laying the groundwork for an escalating campaign...

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Number of Syrian refugees surpasses 5 mln mark

The prime minister will spearhead a delegation from Lebanon that will be attending the Brussels Conference on Wednesday, which aims at supporting Syrian refugees. "I think that will make sure that Leb...

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London attack inquiry focuses on radicalization of perpetrator

Eleven arrests have been made in the fast-moving investigation since Wednesday's attack. In contrast, ISIS posted a video from the Berlin truck attack suspect shortly after Italian police killed him n...

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Oversight chair: 'Ridiculous' to call for investigation into Nunes

Like any good political yarn, the story has unfolded with a kaleidoscopic cast of characters. A key mystery man throughout is Russia's chummy ambassador, Sergey Kislyak, who appears to have met Trum...

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