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Anti-LGBT Alabama Jurist Roy Moore Running for U.S. Senate

Anti-LGBT Alabama Jurist Roy Moore Running for U.S. Senate

A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Moore was nicknamed Captain America as Vietnam War military policeman because of his strict adherence to military code. Moore resigned his posi...

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Economic heresy is real winner in French election

Economic heresy is real winner in French election

Fillon, 63, was France's prime minister from 2007 to 2012 during Nicolas Sarkozy's presidency. A man walks past French presidential campaign posters displayed in Marnes-la-Coquette, outside Paris ,...

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Armenia is 79th in the World Press Freedom Index

The RSF report also shows a "darker" map, as 21 countries-up three from last year-are now coded black, indicating "very bad" in terms of press freedoms. Greater government surveillance powers and a...

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Merkel spokesman backs German minister in Israel visit spat

Germany's DPA news agency, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Online and other media reported that Netanyahu had cancelled the talks, a move Gabriel said earlier would be "regrettable". After the Belg...

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Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Mattis flew into Kabul hours after his Afghan counterpart Abdullah Habibi and Afghan Army chief Qadam Shah Shaheem resigned over the deadly attack that triggered anger and left the embattled army in d...

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White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

In them he called for much lower tax rates for businesses and individuals and tax simplification. Despite massive supply side nonsense put forward from the White House, every estimate, including tho...

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Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

She is trying to cast the election as a choice between stability under her leadership and chaos under Labour, whose left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn saw off a party revolt past year but is still struggl...

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Yemen meeting draws US$1.1b in pledges — United Nations chief

The Yemeni conflict was triggered when the Houthis seized the capital, Sanaa, and some other areas in 2014, forcing the internationally recognized government under Hadi to leave the country. "In parti...

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Turkey's election board says unstamped ballots are valid

Turkey's election board says unstamped ballots are valid

The board overwhelmingly voted to reject the parties' appeals. Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan delivers a speech Monday, a day after claiming victory in a referendum. Republican People's P...

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Armenian-Americans march in LA to seek genocide recognition

Armenian-Americans march in LA to seek genocide recognition

A key document said to point to the culpability of the Ottoman Turkish government in the Armenian Genocide of World War I has been discovered in an archive in Yerushalayim . The march began at Pan ...

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Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

Authorities say 5 dead in New York City fire

Firefighters say the victims were in the attic of the home at the time of the fire. The victims are believed to include a 2-year-old boy, a 14-year-old girl and a 20-year-old woman, as well as a 9-y...

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Paris attack will 'probably help' Le Pen in France

Friday is the last day of campaigning before Sunday's election. Here's what you need to know. The killing of a policeman in Paris has disrupted the French presidential race, as the two front runne...

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Arbor Day project to beautify Fountain Park

Arbor Day project to beautify Fountain Park

WHEN Saturday, April 29, 10 a.m.to 1 p.m. Detroit residents can take one tree (just one!). The city now has four large trees that have been cited as state champions due to their size, according to c...

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Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

Trump raps Iran as violating 'spirit' of nuclear deal

But on Thursday, the president said a strong Europe was in everyone's advantage. But Trump says he wants the U.S.to play a lead role in ridding nations of the Islamic State group. Among the anti-dea...

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VP Pence aims to reassure Australia after tense Trump call

After meeting with Indonesian President Joko Widodo, Pence said Washington was interested in a "win-win relationship" with Southeast Asia's biggest economy. The latest example of a U.S. company faci...

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Tiger Woods Announces Golf Course Project and Updates Health

Tiger Woods Announces Golf Course Project and Updates Health

The public course, called "Payne's Valley", will honor legacy of Payne Stewart, who was from Springfield. Tiger Woods may return to golf next month, as potentially forecasted by NBC/Golf Channel ana...

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Belgium had sought suspect in foiled French election attack

A hologram of French Left party leader and candidate for the 2017 French presidential election Jean-Luc Melenchon speaks to supporters who gathered in Grenoble, southeastern France, Tuesday, April 18,...

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What you need to know about Susan Rice and the unmasking controversy

Unmasking is a term used by the intelligence community to describe the process of unveiling the identity of a US person who appears in a classified foreign intelligence report . Rep. Adam Schif...

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Airstrikes on Syria might also send message to North Korea

First, President Trump wants to fulfill some of his electoral promises such as declaring China a currency manipulator, to bring trade cases against China both in the USA and at the WTO, and to impose ...

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Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

The commander of the US forces in Afghanistan, General John Nicholson, defended the use of the bomb and confirmed the target of the strike was the network of tunnels that ISIS fighters use to move a...

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Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

Small plane crashes next to Lisbon-area supermarket; 5 dead

The plane came down near the Lidl Supermarket in Tires near the coastal town of Cascais 20 miles west of Lisbon. Four people were slightly injured, emergency services said. About three dozen firefight...

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Trump warns North Korea: 'Gotta behave'

A White House official traveling with Pence said the completion of the THAAD deployment is up to South Korea's next president, as the installation could be hard to complete before the May ninth electi...

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BC NDP pledges $400 annual renters rebate

BC NDP pledges $400 annual renters rebate

British Columbia's party leaders levelled criticism at each other's spending promises as they spent Good Friday campaigning. - Liberal Leader Christy Clark campaigned in Kitimat to push her party's ...

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US general confident North Korean missile can be intercepted

North Korea on Wednesday carried out the launch of an intermediate range ballistic missile Pukguksong-2. The earlier one in February flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles). Japan has lodged a protest f...

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Syrian TV says dozens killed in blast near evacuation buses

Mohammad Darwish, a doctor who has been evacuated from Madaya, witnessed the explosion. Hours after the explosion, the transfer resumed - as dozens of buses, starting with the wounded, left to the...

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World's oldest person dies, aged 117

Bava said he had last paid his nearly-daily call on Morano on Friday. She also adhered to a unique diet of two raw eggs and one cooked egg per day and had good genes: The eldest of eight children, M...

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British tourist fatally stabbed in Jerusalem, police say

We are providing support for her family at this hard time and are in touch with the local authorities". Local media said a pregnant woman was injured when the light rail came to a sudden stop. "She ...

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'We can't have this relationship with Russia' amid tensions on Syria

Russian Federation vetoed a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning last week's alleged use of chemical weapons in Syria and calling for an independent investigation. For Russia, she said, "gettin...

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Trump says US-Russia relations may be at

Trump says US-Russia relations may be at "all-time low"

Lavrov spoke Wednesday after several hours of talks with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson that focused on tensions over Syria sparked by a chemical attack that killed more than 80. The diplomats ...

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Bashar Assad dismisses Syria chemical attack as '100% fabrication'

The attack on the town of Khan Shaykhun killed scores of people, including numerous children. "Were they dead at all?" he asked. "We have never used our chemical arsenal in our history". Moscow offe...

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ISIS lost most territory it held in Iraq

ISIS lost most territory it held in Iraq

Brig Gen Yahya Rasool, a military spokesman, said the extremist group now controls less than 12,000 square miles (30,000 square kilometres) in Iraq, or 6.8 per cent of the country's territory. Iraqi f...

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Chief Keef Charged with DUI After Miami Weed Bust

Chief Keef Charged with DUI After Miami Weed Bust

Police said the driver of the Altima, Jamil Perkins, 25, was seen shoving a bag of suspected marijuana and a baby bottle with a syrupy liquid under his seat by the door, adding that passenger Devante ...

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Taiwan becomes first Asian country to ban dog and cat consumption

Taiwan becomes first Asian country to ban dog and cat consumption

Reactions to the new law were mixed, with some deeming it unfair to only single out cats and dogs for better protection. And yet there are 44 US states that do nothing to prohibit it. As reported by ...

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South Carolina children in hospital in bounce house flight

South Carolina children in hospital in bounce house flight

Battalion Chief Ricky Reed with the Taylors Fire Department said he saw the stakes in the ground initially secured the inflatables. The church put forward a statement of thoughts and prayers to al...

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USA accuses Russian Federation of cover-up in Syria chemical attack

Votel is commander of U.S. Last week's USA strike on a Syrian air base destroyed a fifth of President Bashar al-Assad's working warplanes, Pentagon chief James Mattis has said . "I hope Russian Fed...

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