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Venezuelan elections to go ahead in April

Venezuelan elections to go ahead in April

Opposition politicians were meeting the day after officials announced the April 22 vote, deciding whether to challenge socialist President Nicolas Maduro in an election that several foreign nations ha...

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Should North Koreans get Samsung phones donated to the Olympics?

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence is pushing South Korea to adopt a more hawkish stance toward North Korea, as he arrived in the country Thursday ahead of the Winter Olympics . Kim Jong-Chol, the ...

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North and South Koreans Separated for Decades Hope Olympics Spark Family Reunions

From Japan, Pence is traveling to South Korea , where he will hold talks with South Korean President Moon Jae-in and lead a delegation to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang. The full North Kor...

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Turkey says it's met European Union standards for visa-free journey to EU

Turkey says it's met European Union standards for visa-free journey to EU

Kalin said that Turkey has made the necessary adjustments to its terrorism laws, which would not hamper its fight against terrorism. A failed military coup in 2015 - along with multiple security t...

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Are Analysts Bullish about KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM) after last week?

Are Analysts Bullish about KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM) after last week?

About 3.91M shares traded. FinnCap maintained KCOM Group PLC (LON:KCOM) rating on Wednesday, May 4. Peel Hunt's target is 3.53% from ASHM's last price. The rating was maintained by Liberum Capital wit...

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Chlorine gas bomb dropped on rebel-held part of Idlib

Chlorine gas bomb dropped on rebel-held part of Idlib

France says the Syrian government is likely using chlorine gas in its latest attacks on rebel-held areas. "There were 16 killed , two of them children, in intensive air raids carried out by the r...

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Senate leaders strike long-term budget deal - despite Trump's shutdown comments

Schumer and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) appear to be working toward a plan that would respond to the House bill with a long-awaited spending pact to give whopping increase...

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David Shearer leads release of former child soldiers in South Sudan

David Shearer leads release of former child soldiers in South Sudan

According to the United Nations mission's research, the South Sudan Liberation Movement had recruited 563 children, while some 137 were associated with the Sudan People's Liberation Army In-Opposition...

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Forecast: More snow could be on the way this week

Forecast: More snow could be on the way this week

Cloudy. Lows around 65. North wind around 5 miles per hour. Thursday , look for mostly sunny skies with a high near 46, and a south southwest wind of 5 to 8 miles per hour, the weather service ...

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White House officials review Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

White House officials review Democratic memo on Russian Federation probe

Trump has said the GOP memo "vindicates" him. "At no point has the president invoked executive privilege". They also expressed hope that special counsel Robert Mueller's work would continue withou...

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Pelosi won't support budget deal without Dreamer protections

Pelosi won't support budget deal without Dreamer protections

The conservative House Freedom Caucus took an official position in favor of the GOP plan to couple the temporary funding bill with full defense funding for the rest of the fiscal year, increasing th...

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Pence promotes peace with N.Korea

Pence promotes peace with N.Korea

Michael Spavor, a Canadian who has business ties with North Korea and is visiting Pyongyang, posted a photo on Twitter Thursday, saying it "seems like a big traffic jam, even gridlock along the Taedon...

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Super Bowl scores fewest TV viewers since 2009

Super Bowl scores fewest TV viewers since 2009

A 30-second ad in the Super Bowl costs about $5 million, according to a New York Times article this week. The outage appeared to be widespread, as numerous people expressed their confusion and amuse...

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Greater than 100 pro-Syrian forces stated killed after thwarted assault

Greater than 100 pro-Syrian forces stated killed after thwarted assault

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said Tuesday's bombardment of Eastern Ghouta had killed 63 people. "Meanwhile, fighting and retaliatory shelling from all parties are impacting civilians...

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Florida boy gets stuck inside claw machine trying to get stuffed animal

Florida boy gets stuck inside claw machine trying to get stuffed animal

Lt. Jeremy House of the department happened to be dining when the incident occurred. Fire officials say the boy somehow climbed (spelunked?) into the machine through the small opening where toys are n...

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Opposition demand to disclose Rafale deal details unrealistic, says defence ministry

Opposition demand to disclose Rafale deal details unrealistic, says defence ministry

In keeping these details confidential, the Centre is "merely following in letter and spirit" an agreement the previous Congress-led government signed with France in 2008, the Defence Ministry said. "T...

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Along fortified Korean border, Olympics bring more VIPs, tourists

Along fortified Korean border, Olympics bring more VIPs, tourists

North Korea informed the South on Wednesday that leader Kim Jong Un's sister, an increasingly prominent figure in the country's leadership, will be part of a high-level government delegation travel...

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US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

US House passes stopgap spending Bill to avert shutdown

It increases both defense and domestic spending by $300 billion over that duration. Defense spending would increase by $80 billion over current law in this fiscal year and $85 billion in the one...

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Kim Jong Un's sister joins North Korean Olympic delegation

Kim Jong Un's sister joins North Korean Olympic delegation

North Korea has no intention to meet U.S. officials during the Pyeongchang Winter Olympics in the South, Pyongyang's state media said Thursday - but did not rule it out. mainland, and by far its mo...

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North Korea's orchestra is the hottest ticket at the Winter Games

North Korea's orchestra is the hottest ticket at the Winter Games

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have eased with Pyongyang's decision to participate in the Olympic Games, but Pence vowed to continue intensifying maximum pressure. Prime Minister Shinzo Abe held tal...

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ANC holds 'fruitful' talks with South African leader Zuma

ANC holds 'fruitful' talks with South African leader Zuma

Then, Times Live, an online news service, issued a report citing sources saying Zuma would resign as soon as a list of preconditions has been finalised in a deal struck with Ramaphosa. ANC Secretary-G...

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Chinese police spot suspects with surveillance sunglasses

Chinese police spot suspects with surveillance sunglasses

The glasses were tested at the crowded Zhengzhou Railway Station. . These sunglasses match the identities of the passengers with the information that is available on the police database. According t...

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Bermuda swaps same-sex marriage for home partnerships

Bermuda swaps same-sex marriage for home partnerships

Legislation replacing same-sex marriage with domestic partnerships in Bermuda was signed into law by the governor Wednesday as critics called it an unprecedented rollback of civil rights in the Brit...

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White House senior aide resigns following abuse allegations

White House senior aide resigns following abuse allegations

Orrin Hatch. Porter also worked for Republican Sens. "My staff loved him and he was a trusted advisor", Hatch said. "Domestic violence in any form is abhorrent and unacceptable". Holdnerness married P...

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Duterte ready to 'personally' defend himself at International Criminal Court

Duterte ready to 'personally' defend himself at International Criminal Court

Data from the government show that at least 3,987 individuals have been killed in anti-drug operations of the police . Roque said he believes the preliminary examination will not prosper since th...

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Senate Reaches Trillion Dollar Budget Deal

Senate Reaches Trillion Dollar Budget Deal

Prior to beginning her filibuster, Pelosi announced Wednesday morning, according to the Washington Post , that "she and 'a large number' of fellow Democrats will oppose a spending deal to keep the...

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US Border Patrol agent died of head injuries, autopsy says

US Border Patrol agent died of head injuries, autopsy says

The FBI says the second agent, who survived his wounds, told a dispatcher, "We ran into a culvert". The conclusion contradicts the initial claims by the Border Patrol union and Republican offici...

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The Senate's Blockbuster Spending Deal

Over the past several months, congressional leaders have been negotiating a deal that would raise spending caps for the current fiscal year, which ends on September 30, and the next one for both de...

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France Says Turkey, Iran Violating International Law in Syria

France Says Turkey, Iran Violating International Law in Syria

The military said the soldier was killed late Monday by a mortar-and-rocket attack that also wounded five Turkish soldiers and a civilian military contractor. Russian Federation is the main backer o...

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Srinagar escape: Jail doctor placed off duty, five arrested

Srinagar escape: Jail doctor placed off duty, five arrested

The picture has been released as police claimed to have arrested at least 10 persons who facilitated Naveed's escape from custody after four years. The escape of Pakistani Lashkar terrorist Naveed...

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