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OPCC chief slams BJP for its call for "Opposition Free India"

Confirming this BJP MLA (Visakhapatnam-north) Vishnu Kumar Raju has said the two-day meeting is being held for the first time in AP. The five BJP MLAs were placed under suspension as they tried to dis...

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Macron outshines Le Pen in French presidential debate

Macron outshines Le Pen in French presidential debate

Fillon, who was prime minister from 2007 to 2012 under president Nicolas Sarkozy, said that he wanted a "sovereign France in a sovereign Europe". Macron also landed blows on the far right Le Pen, ...

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Pope Francis holds Easter Sunday mass

Pope Francis delivered the traditional Easter Sunday Mass sermon in Rome on Sunday with a call for an end to the "horror and death" in Syria and prayed for Jesus to help world leaders end the arms t...

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Boris Johnson cancels visit to Moscow due April 10 - Foreign Office

After listening to an argument that it was best to minimize both Russian and Arab casualties, the official said, Trump chose the minimum option and ordered the launch of a barrage of cruise missiles a...

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Theresa May meeting Donald Tusk for Brexit start talks

Theresa May meeting Donald Tusk for Brexit start talks

Danish Foreign Minister Anders Samuelsen said he hoped for what he called a "good transition" as Britain departs the bloc. Besides Gibraltar, Brexit champion Nigel Farage compared the European Union...

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On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

On North Korea, Trump signals break with US-China policy

Trump was referring to reports that China had turned back North Korean coal ships to apply pressure over Pyongyang's missile and nuclear programs. In the wake of North Korea's failed medium-range mi...

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Leafs' loss sets up first-round matchup against Capitals

Toronto was the NHL's last-place team a year ago and drafted Auston Matthews first overall. They used their positioning to clinch a postseason berth in dramatic fashion on Saturday night, but squand...

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Showdown in Moscow: Tillerson Says US-Russia Relations at 'Low Point'

Showdown in Moscow: Tillerson Says US-Russia Relations at 'Low Point'

But he clearly wasn't counting on it. "The world's two foremost nuclear powers can not have this kind of relationship", Tillerson said at a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey ...

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Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London on fraud charges

Force India co-owner Vijay Mallya arrested in London on fraud charges

Despite several orders, he failed to appear before investigators in connection with a probe under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA), said the Indian newspaper. Vijay Mallya may have though...

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Tip-in by Ryan lifts Senators over Bruins 4-3 in overtime

In maybe the most exciting and entertaining game this season, the Bruins overcame a flat start, down 3-0 early in the second period, to storm back to tie the game at 3. Towards the end of the third pe...

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North Korea displays submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade

North Korea displays submarine-based missiles for first time at military parade

North Korea has said it is ready to conduct a pre-emptive strike on the U.S. if tensions between Pyongyang and Washington continue to escalate. The anniversary is the country's most important holida...

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Trump Says Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime

Trump Says Susan Rice May Have Committed a Crime

This is referred to as "incidental collection", meaning the American was not the target of the USA intelligence surveillance. A Monday report by Bloomberg's Eli Lake said that Rice requested the...

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Trudeau extends Canada's condolences to Sweden after Stockholm attack

Trudeau extends Canada's condolences to Sweden after Stockholm attack

The head of Swedish security police, Anders Thornberg, said the suspect had not been "part of any of the security police's ongoing investigations", but was "a person who has previously figured in ou...

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Russia-Syria Ties to Dominate G7 Meeting of Foreign Ministers

Syria's ally Russian Federation says the deaths were caused when a Syrian air strike hit a depot where rebels were making chemical weapons, leading to a leak of toxic gas. Although American officials...

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After metro ride, PM Modi, Malcolm Turnbull visit Akshardham temple

Prime Minister Turnbull's visit to India is an attempt to change gears, especially in the context of China's aggressive pitch to step into the void created by the new U.S. "And, with the passing of ...

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Pence: US won't rest until N. Korea gives up nuclear weapons

VP said that the era of U.S. "strategic patience" in dealing with the North was over, after more than two decades. "We are fully prepared to handle it", Han said. He believes "It's time for us to un...

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When the lady was not for turning on an early election

With a 72 percent turnout in a referendum a year ago, British voters decided on the question: "Should the United Kingdom remain a member of the European Union or leave the European Union? ". But she ...

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Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm security ties as N. Korea tensions rise

Pence visits Tokyo to reaffirm security ties as N. Korea tensions rise

According to a New York Times report , the USA military sabotaged North Korea's missile program by using cyber and electronic strikes that caused missiles to explode seconds after launch in March...

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Trump talks tough on North Korea, says Kim 'gotta behave'

Trump talks tough on North Korea, says Kim 'gotta behave'

In the meantime, North Korea's deputy U.N. ambassador accused the United States of turning the Korean peninsula into "the world's biggest hot spot" and creating "a risky situation in which a thermonuc...

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Pakistan arrests 22 after student lynched over blasphemy

Pakistan arrests 22 after student lynched over blasphemy

Khan was one of two students alleged to have shared offensive content on social media. Police had not been investigating the two accused men, nor had any case been filed against them, and the mob ap...

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Kansas Democrat plans another run for Congress

Mike Pompeo resigned from Congress to serve as Central Intelligence Agency director in the Trump administration. President Donald Trump had won that county by 18 points, the Associated Press reported...

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Thousands fill St Peter's Square to hear Pope Francis celebrate Easter Mass

Tens of thousands of faithful are braving heavy security checks for a place in St. Peter's Square in the Vatican as Pope Francis celebrates Easter Sunday Mass. He also mentioned hostilities and starva...

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Trump son-in-law Kushner withheld Russian Federation meetings on security form

Joining Bannon on the populist side are Trump's senior adviser Stephen Miller, chief of staff Reince Priebus, and special assistant Julia Hahn. Names of potential Priebus replacements are already be...

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Mahmoud Ahmadinejad registers to run for president

In the history of the Islamic Republic, which has held 11 presidential elections, there has never been an instance where a sitting president has not served for two terms. Baqaee also registered for th...

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Federal judge issues order to block Arkansas executions

Federal judge issues order to block Arkansas executions

Seven death-row inmates in Arkansas are slated for execution by the end of April because the state's execution drug is about to expire and the ma... Arkansas has asked that the state Supreme Court r...

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National Basketball Association playoffs 2017: LeBron James says Cavs need 'baby steps' to repeat

Well, those don't matter now. "We either got to put up or shut up, and I think we'll put up". The other missing playoff component heading into Wednesday's final games was who would get the fourth ...

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Trumps removes chief strategist Steve Bannon from NSC

Trumps removes chief strategist Steve Bannon from NSC

Bannon only attended one meeting of the Principals Committee and Flynn was sacked from his role in mid February after misleading Vice President Mike Pence about conversations he had with a Russian o...

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Le Pen wants freeze on visas, then a tax for foreign workers

Le Pen wants freeze on visas, then a tax for foreign workers

Le Pen's nationalist rhetoric and Melenchon's anti-globalization campaign have resonated with French voters sick of the status quo. French security services yesterday swooped on two men accused of p...

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NYT Public Editor Rebukes Paper for Omitting Palestinian Activist's Terrorism Convictions

Barghouti mentions his sentences, but not his convictions. No wonder, then, that Israel fears him. According to a report released by three Palestinian non-governmental organizations, a total o...

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UK PM May calls snap election for June 8

But the move was supported by the Romford Labour party and the Conservative's Romford MP Andrew Rosindell who praised Mrs May. Prime Minister Theresa May has accused her opponents of "political ga...

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Trump order would target high-skilled worker visa program

Called "Buy American, Hire American", the executive order has been touted by the administration as one step toward employing more Americans in well-paying jobs. "Buy American laws require that when ...

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Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary

Palestinian prisoners' hunger strike leader sent to solitary

PNA Prime Minister Rami Hamdallah declared his support for the hunger strike that demands prisoners have their basic needs and rights met. Palestine Liberation Organization (PLO) Secretary-General...

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Pence visits Japan, turning focus to trade with key ally

He added: "We appreciate the challenging time in which the people of Japan live, with increasing provocation across the Sea of Japan". The stance is sparking concerns among former officials in succe...

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Israel condemns Le Pen comments on roundup of Jews in WWII

Macron and Le Pen, each with 24 per cent, were down 2 percentage points each since mid-March. A self-described patriot, Le Pen hopes to extract France from the European Union and do away with France...

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French police thwart attack days before election

Macron and conservative Francois Fillon have pledged more robust counterterrorism efforts but remain committed to Europe's open borders. He said more than 50,000 police, gendarmes and soldiers will ...

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Raptors forward Ibaka a game-time decision for Game 2 against Bucks

Raptors forward Ibaka a game-time decision for Game 2 against Bucks

For the fourth consecutive postseason, the Raptors lost their opening playoff game at home. The Raptors finished the regular season with the fourth-best net rating in the National Basketball Assoc...

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Buy American, Hire American: Trump Signs Order Targeting Visa Program

While there, he will sign a major executive order that directs federal agencies to enforce H-1B visa laws and calls for a review of federal purchasing practices. Trump snatched a slim victory over h...

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IS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

IS launches chlorine gas attacks in western Mosul

In Iraq, flooding in Tigris River has cut off aid supplies and escape routes for people fleeing Islamic State militants in Mosul city. The troops are trying to advance through the narrow streets i...

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North Korea accuses United States of creating situation for nuclear war

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence warned North Korea today that recent U.S. strikes in Syria, one of Pyongyang's few close allies, and Afghanistan showed that the resolve of President Donald Trump should...

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North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display

North Korea celebrated its founder's birthday with an extravagant military display

Choe Ryong Hae, who some presume as the second-most powerful official in North Korea, said Saturday that the new USA government under Donald Trump was "creating a war situation" in the Korean Peninsul...

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