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Confront Sunni militants or face consequences: Iran warns Islamabad

Confront Sunni militants or face consequences: Iran warns Islamabad

Iran-Pakistan relations have deteriorated after Pakistan-based Sunni terror outfit, Jaish al-Adl or "The Army of Justice" killed 10 Iranian border guards at Mirjaveh on the Sistan-Baluchistan. Iran wi...

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JUST IN | Ailing President Buhari Off to London for Indefinite Sick Leave

JUST IN | Ailing President Buhari Off to London for Indefinite Sick Leave

Tinubu said the President had done the needful by delegating much work to Vice President Yemi Osinbajo , adding that the understanding between the two men had stabilised the polity. Buhari has missed...

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Police slowly reopen Paris train station after security alert

Police slowly reopen Paris train station after security alert

Police came into the station around 11pm local time (midnight BST) and within minutes the entire station, which serves as the terminus of the Eurostar and is a hub for national and suburban trains, wa...

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French election exit polls predict Emmanuel Macron will win

The mood was more serious than after a jubilant first-round victory, with the new president vowing to "defend France, its vital interests, its image". He told the crowed gathered outside the famed L...

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Local Polls Boost May Five Weeks Before UK General Election

Some 52% of Labour voters who have quit the party since the last election said they would return if Mr Corbyn stood down as leader. The Ukip vote has collapsed and is moving in large numbers to the To...

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Houston County Habitat for Humanity celebrates Women Build Week

Houston County Habitat for Humanity celebrates Women Build Week

Saturday's volunteers helped build the 54th house for Houston's Habitat for Humanity in its 25 years of working in the community. "All we do is bring homeownership within reach of people, and it tak...

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Sinclair close to buying rival TV operator Tribune

Tribune Media owns 42 TV stations, including Fox stations, as well as cable network WGN America and Tribune Studios. Media coverage about Tribune Media (NYSE:TRCO) has trended positive on Sunday, ...

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Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

Iraq PM: No US combat troops to stay in Iraq after IS

Trapped in a steadily shrinking area of the city, the militants are fighting back with a barrage of suicide auto bombs and snipers concealed amongst hundreds of thousands of civilians they are effecti...

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Israel cuts million dollar funding to United Nations over critical resolution

In December 2016, the UN Security Council adopted a historic resolution that condemned Israeli settlement activities as a "flagrant violation of worldwide law". "UNESCO's vote to deny the Jewish peopl...

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Freed Chibok girls arrive in Abuja

Freed Chibok girls arrive in Abuja

Those girls are still in government care in Abuja for medical attention, trauma counseling and rehabilitation, according to the government. "President (Muhammadu) Buhari is pleased to announce tha...

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Brexit minister Davis says EU trying to bully Britain

Brexit minister Davis says EU trying to bully Britain

Former Finnish prime minister Alexander Stubb said there will be people both in the United Kingdom and Europe who want the negotiations to fail, noting there are people on mainland Europe who want to ...

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Trump to embark on maiden visit to Vatican, Israel, Saudi Arabia

Trump's travel plans popped up during a day dominated by the president's first legislative victories. Dates were not specified, but it has been reported that the trip will take place in the week o...

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US Government Warns Of Additional Venezuela Sanctions

Opponents of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro have set up roadblocks and staged demonstrations demanding elections as the country's political and economic crisis deepens. " This constituent assembl...

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Prince Philip stepping down from public engagements

But reports last night that a major staff meeting would be held at the palace at 10am this morning prompted more than one news site to momentarily lose its editorial judgment. Alan Doyle, 47, a guide ...

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London police shoot woman, foil 'active terror plot'

The man arrested on Thursday, meters from parliament and Prime Minister Theresa May's Downing Street residence, had reportedly been tracked by police and the domestic intelligence agency MI5. Ruth Hai...

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Trump warns North Korea's missiles will become more unsafe

Trump warns North Korea's missiles will become more unsafe

SEOUL, Korea, Republic Of - A contentious USA anti-missile system based in southeastern South Korea can now defend against North Korean missiles, a South Korean official said Tuesday. "I just don't wa...

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Asian development lender takes stock as U.S. policy shifts

Asian development lender takes stock as U.S. policy shifts

ADB President Takehiko Nakao, a former top Japanese currency diplomat, sought to dispel the view Japan and China are competing for influence, saying on Thursday his institution seeks to cooperate ...

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Royals held to 1 hit in 1-0 loss

Royals held to 1 hit in 1-0 loss

Lindor yanked a 91 miles per hour change-up into the bullpen in right field. Two solo home runs off Kelvin Herrera proved to be the difference as the Cleveland Indians bats awoke from their slumbe...

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Pre-existing conditions and the health plan: Who's covered?

Pre-existing conditions and the health plan: Who's covered?

So who's telling the truth? But such coverage pools have a long history of high costs, poor funding and limited benefits. Health insurance is simply a product like any other, say Republicans who, unde...

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GOP heath care bill gains key support

GOP heath care bill gains key support

Billy Long, R-Mo., told reporters they would support the legislation with an $8 billion amendment added over five years to assist those with pre-existing conditions in states that seek waivers under...

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Blocked again: Federal judge halts Trump's order on sanctuary cities

Blocked again: Federal judge halts Trump's order on sanctuary cities

President Trump's immigration agenda took another hit when a federal judge blocked his administration from withholding federal funding for sanctuary cities. That ruling, and another suspending his ban...

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Theresa May UK PM's party secures big gains in local polls

The Conservative party is now in charge of 11 more councils having taken Derbyshire from Labour as well as Warwickshire, Lincolnshire, Gloucestershire, the Isle of Wight and Monmouthshire - all of whi...

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Voting underway in French presidential runoff

It is my responsibility to hear them", he said . A White House statement cited Mr Macron and the French people for "their successful presidential election " and said the United States looks forwar...

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Ukip 'still on the pitch' despite local polls drubbing - Paul Nuttall

UKIP leader Paul Nuttall has made his first public appearance since his party's devastating local election results - which saw more than 100 councillors swept away as voters shifted to the Conservativ...

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Trump to wade into Middle East politics on first foreign trip

Mr Trump's predecessor Barack Obama had a testy relationship with both Israel and Saudi Arabia . Although the kingdom is a long-time USA ally, Trump will be the first president since Jimmy Carter n...

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Pope Francis Winds Up Trip To Egypt

Pope Francis Winds Up Trip To Egypt

Catholics constitute less than 1 percent of Egypt's 92 million people. Amid stone arches and gold-leafed frescoes, Francis said their ever-closer bond was "sustained, in mysterious and quite relevan...

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'All clear' sounds in German city after WWII bombs defused

'All clear' sounds in German city after WWII bombs defused

While the service determined the bombs to be duds, the risk of explosion was still very much present all the way up until the firing pins were removed. The evacuation will only last a few hours as exp...

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Donald Trump: Israeli and Palestinian Peace 'the Toughest Deal to Make'

Donald Trump: Israeli and Palestinian Peace 'the Toughest Deal to Make'

President Donald Trump offered a warm welcome to Mahmoud Abbas, the President of the Palestinian Authority (PA), on Wednesday at a joint White House appearance prior to their closed-door discussions...

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Labour to guarantee European Union citizens' rights if wins election

The choice on June 8 is one about who you trust to negotiate for Britain as it prepares to carve out its new place in the world outside the EU. "We've had some very problematic polling results in re...

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EU Leaders Breathe Sigh of Relief With Emmanuel Macron Victory

Even with the relatively light turnout, he defeated Marine Le Pen with better than 60% of the vote . After Britain's vote previous year to leave the European Union and Donald Trump's victory in the...

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Zverev wins BMW Open for 1st title in Germany

Zverev wins BMW Open for 1st title in Germany

Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain and Alexander Zverev, the top remaining seeded players in the BMW Open, both won Friday to set up a meeting in the semifinals. Alexander was 4-1 in front, Jan-Lennard ca...

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UK Conservative lead stays strong ahead of June election: Opinium poll

Such was the synchrony and unanimity of this outcry, that our nation's journalists have nearly come to resemble a marching band in procession behind the coffin of progressive politics itself. Commenta...

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North Korea's Kim Jong-un is 'pretty smart cookie'

United States president Donald Trump , at a rally marking his 100th day in office, at the Pennsylvania Farm Show Complex. And he was able to do it. "So obviously, he's a pretty smart cookie", Trump s...

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Europol, FBI arrest almost 900 in crackdown on global pedophile ring

Europol, FBI arrest almost 900 in crackdown on global pedophile ring

Nearly 900 suspected paedophiles have been arrested and almost 300 children identified or rescued from their abusers following the massive takedown of an underground online paedophile network, U.S. 'I...

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European Union would not survive Le Pen presidency: French PM Bernard Cazeneuve

Polls show Ms Le Pen lagging behind centrist front-runner Emmanuel Macron by around 20 points before Sunday's runoff and she needs to broaden her base to stand a chance of winning. She launched a fu...

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French election turnout 28.23% at midday

French election turnout 28.23% at midday

French voters on Sunday ultimately rejected her populist wave of "French-first" nationalism by a large margin, in which Le Pen had threatened to leave the European Union . Her desire to free France f...

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Ex-Gaza chief Haniya elected leader of Hamas

Moreover, by the announcement, Hamas may have wanted to show a delink from the pan-Arab Muslim Brotherhood movement and draw a distinction between Palestinians' struggle against Israel. Gaza has been...

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Trump denounces 'dangerous anti-Semitism' in Holocaust Remembrance Day remarks

President Trump gave a speech today at the U.S. Capitol to mark the Days of Remembrance of victims of the Holocaust. "On Yom HaShoah, we look back at the darkest chapter of human history", Trump sa...

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Prince Philip Is Retiring From Public Engagements

Prince Philip Is Retiring From Public Engagements

When Sir Michael, who is 88, said to him: "I'm sorry to hear you're standing down", the duke joked: "Well I can't stand up much longer". The Palace has never been keen on phrases like "slowing dow...

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France To Pick New President In Historic Race

France To Pick New President In Historic Race

But after surprise victories for Brexit last summer and Donald Trump in November - after both had been trailing in polls - experts are not counting out Marine Le Pen as the nation goes to vote on Sund...

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