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N.Korea detains US citizen; at least 3rd American being held

A US citizen has been detained by North Korean authorities after attempting to leave the country, the State Department confirmed on Sunday. No...

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Philippine troops kill 4 Abu Sayyaf militants in Bohol

Four gunmen have been killed on a Philippine tourist island as government forces pursue remnants of an Islamic militant group behind a foiled ma...

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Theresa May Attacked By Other Party Leaders For Ruling Out TV Debate

Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn called the move "rather odd". Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn and the Liberal Democrats' Tim Farron have both in...

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Don Cheadle: 'Working with Kendrick Lamar was intimidating'

It would appear any other "version" of various tracks Sounwave tweeted about is a reference to the various drafts of Damn . Whats going on no...

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Volkswagon to pay $2.8 billion in emission scandal

Volkswagen was sentenced Friday in federal court after pleading guilty in January to multiple criminal charges and $4.3 billion in penalties sur...

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Hamilton wins in China, Vettel second

Despite Ferrari having produced a auto that is a match for Mercedes, Raikkonen has yet to get on the podium and has finished both races well beh...

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Venezuelan Opposition Announces Plans for More Street Actions

They were met Thursday by a curtain of tear gas and rubber bullets as they attempted to march to downtown Caracas. They are armed government su...

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Mexico says deportation of 'dreamer,' mother violated rules

Attorney Kathleen Kersh of Advocates for Basic Legal Equality says they are "disappointed and outraged" about the Wednesday deportation of Mari...

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Israeli Cancels Family Visits to Palestinian Prisoners on Strike

Speaking on Israel's Army Radio, Barghouti's lawyer, Elias Sabbagh, said the plan to launch a hunger strike had been discussed among prisoners...

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MPs back May's call for snap election

The opposition Labour party accused the Conservatives of planning a "tax bombshell" while the smaller Liberal Democrats said the plans would...

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Taliban fighters attack Afghan base; dozens of casualties reported

A spokesman for U.S. Central Command later told reporters in Washington that the attack near Mazar-i-Sharif left dozens of "friendly" Afghan ...

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United Nations strongly condemns North Korean missile launch after delay

The latest bellicose statement follows North Korea's weekend display of military hardware in a parade marking the birthday of its founder Ki...

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Facebook killer takes his own life as police close in

Ultimately, the search ended 100 miles away in the city on Lake Erie. His death came almost 48 hours after uploading video to Facebook of hi...

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Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

But in place of taking action, the Trump administration is only reviewing these agreements , as it is doing with much of American foreign pol...

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Jakarta's Christian Governor Ahok Concedes Defeat to Muslim Rival Baswedan

Slamet Maarif, a spokesman for the Islamic Defenders Front, one of the main forces behind the push to prevent a Christian from leading Indonesia...

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Krauthammer: North Korea crisis is real, but we have options

But the threat continues to grow; recent satellite imagery shows that North Korea is prepared to test its sixth nuclear device, moving the Kim r...

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North Korea Rolls Out Missiles During Founder's Birthday Celebrations

The United States was reportedly ready to strike North Korea if USA officials became convinced the country would carry out its test, and the Tru...

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House intel committee invites Obama admin officials to Russian Federation hearings

Nunes was an early backer of Trump during the campaign and served on his transition team. Yates was scheduled to testify about Russian Federat...

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Power fully restored after San Francisco outage

About 90,000 people were without power there for much of Friday after a circuit breaker failed at a substation, igniting insulation and causing ...

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Russian bombers spotted off Alaskan coast twice in 24 hours

The Russian Defence Ministry said its aircraft "regularly carries out patrol missions above the neutral waters of the Arctic, the Atlantic, the ...

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Nitish, Sonia plotting to counter BJP?

Janata Dal (U) spokesperson K.C. Tyagi said Mr. Kumar was of the view that "there should be a joint opposition candidate for the top constitutio...

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Christians nationwide celebrate Easter Sunday

Ayade noted that Christ's resurrection was not to engage in wild and elaborate celebration " but to give our lives meaning and direction and the...

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USA envoy heads to Japan for North Korea crisis talks

North Korea has recently escalated is missile and nuclear weapons programs. Even as the US government continues to warn North Korea to take a ...

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Court directs police to conduct regular medical check-up of Dinakaran's aide

Efforts to unite the AIADMK factions picked up speed after Delhi Police filed a case against Dinakaran for trying to bribe the Election Commissi...

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Iran's Ahmadinejad sees no threat from US

When he was head of government from 2005 to 2013, Ahmadinejad repeatedly questioned the Holocaust, called for Israel's destruction and expanded ...

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Trump administration says Iran complying with nuclear deal

USA secretary of state says Tehran's behaviour undermines U.S. interests in Syria, Iraq, Yemen and Lebanon. Tillerson came to the conclusion Tue...

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French candidates boost security ahead of tense vote

Hundreds of protesters have marched in Marseille against French far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen, ahead of her final rally in the ...

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Chaffetz Avoiding Responsibility for Nonexistent Trump Oversight

In his role as chairman of the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Chaffetz has been walking a tight line between party loyalty and...

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Arturo Vidal bemoans "robbery" in Champions League tie

Ronaldo's first 15 Champions League goals came for United - including a towering header in the victorious 2008 final against Chelsea in Moscow -...

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Mumbai romp to top spot with their highest run-chase

Jos Buttler went on a rampage with a breathtaking 37-ball-77 as Mumbai Indians cantered home by eight wickets against Kings XI Punjab maintainin...

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Trump expected to visit PH for ASEAN meet in November

In a phone call in December previous year, President Duterte invited then President-elect Trump to the ASEAN Summit. Duterte had a hard relati...

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Turkey's Supreme Election Board meets to assess referendum appeals

The main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) and the pro-Kurdish Peoples' Democratic Party (HDP) had Tuesday requested the poll be scrapp...

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Nothing to see here: U.S. carrier still thousands of miles from Korea

According The New York Times , the White House said it got its information from the U.S. Department of Defense. Officials there described a gli...

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After Syria strike, Trump's emerging doctrine is flexibility

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani on Sunday condemned as "flagrant USA aggression on Syria" a US missile strike on a on a Syrian air base this we...

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Churches in southern Egypt will not celebrate Easter

The usually festive occasion is tainted with fearful apprehension after twin bombings in two cities killed 45 Coptic Christians this week on Pal...

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