• US Coalition Forces Fight Through ISIS Enemy Lines in Syria
US Coalition Forces Fight Through ISIS Enemy Lines in Syria

A letter from ISIS's leadership to a battlefield commander in Syria's Manbij, obtained by Newsweek in October, revealed its orders in the face of defeat: To stay and fight to the death. Sen. John McCain, Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, said Wednesday that the White House is considering a plan to partner more closely ...

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  • Turkish minister visits Switzerland amid row
Turkish minister visits Switzerland amid row

Meanwhile, Turkey's main opposition leader, Kemal Kilicdaroglu, has urged Turks to vote no in the referendum, warning that a yes vote could undermine Turkish democratic oversight. I am calling to our kin and brothers there. Switzerland, home to more than 70,000 Turkish nationals, has tried to stay neutral. "On the one hand you say democracy, on...

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  • McCain: North Korea's 'Crazy Fat Kid' Is Not 'Rational'
McCain: North Korea's 'Crazy Fat Kid' Is Not 'Rational'

Malaysian authorities say an independent investigation by North Korea into the assassination of Kim Jong-nam would be an illegal act. Apart from him, the police are also searching for two other suspects: Kwang Hyon-song and Ri Ji-u. Jong Nam, who is the eldest son of former North Korean leader Kim Jong Il, was killed at klia2 on Feb 13. Meanwhi...

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  • London attack police officer pictured hours before death
London attack police officer pictured hours before death

PC Palmer , 48, was stabbed to death by Khalid Masood, as the British-born muslim convert launched a terror attack on Parliament that left four dead and injured 40. He then asked Prime Minister Theresa May to honor the officer posthumously for his "gallant" actions. "I am also grateful to the firearms officers who stopped the attacker from hurtin...

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  • Planned Parenthood president: 'Quit the hysteria' about abortion
Planned Parenthood president: 'Quit the hysteria' about abortion

Not only do 57% of FOX News respondents view Planned Parenthood favorably, but that number has increased by 7% since FOX news polled registered voters back in 2015. And when asked if she thinks the abortion rate will increase if the bill passes, she said, "It has every other time and every other place" in countries where abortion was made unava...

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  • Top EU Leaders Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Treaty of Rome
Top EU Leaders Commemorate 60th Anniversary of Treaty of Rome

It built on the pre-existing European Coal and Steel Community, which was founded in the aftermath of the Second World War as a project for peace. Leaders signed a declaration that is created to set out the path for European integration in the next 10 years .

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  • China dismisses 'militarisation' of disputed islands in South China Sea
China dismisses 'militarisation' of disputed islands in South China Sea

Beard also points out there are a list of smaller issues, like access through Customs and labelling, exporters are hoping for movement on. In the new global reality that seems to be tilting towards protectionism and anti-globalization, China and Australia offer a flawless example of how free trade does not lead to tit-for-tat combat, but generate...

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  • US Investigating Whether Its Mosul Airstrikes Caused Mass Civilian Casualties
US Investigating Whether Its Mosul Airstrikes Caused Mass Civilian Casualties

The chairman of Nineveh Provincial Council in Iraq, Bashar al Kiki, told CNN that at least 200 people were killed in the western Mosul neighborhoods of al Jadidah, al Amel and al Yarmouk in airstrikes by the US-led coalition and Iraqi Air Force on March 22 and March 23.

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  • What we know about the Manafort-Deripaska links
What we know about the Manafort-Deripaska links

At Wednesday's White House briefing, Spicer said Trump had no reason to know of Manafort's earlier work. The work a decade ago involved advancing Putin's interests and pushing a strategy to undermine anti-Russian sentiment in former Soviet republics.

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  • This Is What Happened When Marine Le Pen Went To Moscow
This Is What Happened When Marine Le Pen Went To Moscow

Russian Federation as well as the USA is a great power. Macron, a former banker with pro-market views who has never held elected office, is considered the front-runner for the two-round vote April 23 and May 7. Moscow has offered praise for rightwing and eurosceptic politicians in Europe - with Putin cementing closer ties with Hungary's Prime Mi...

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  • Israel settlement negotiations stall
Israel settlement negotiations stall

Jason Greenblatt, Trump's global negotiations representative, recently visited Israel and the disputed territories for a series of high-level meetings, including with Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. This file photo shows a general view of the Israeli Ramat Shlomo settlement in East Jerusalem al-Quds. Israeli settlemen...

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  • Martin McGuinness took IRA victims' secrets to his grave, say families
Martin McGuinness took IRA victims' secrets to his grave, say families

A visibly ailing Mr McGuinness stood down from his post in January to protest against the DUP's handling of an energy scandal, in a move that triggered a snap election. Northern Ireland Secretary James Brokenshire will attend as the UK Government's representative. McGuinness struck up a close working relationship with Jonathan Powell, Blair's chi...

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  • India's cricket elite to earn bigger bucks
India's cricket elite to earn bigger bucks

Grade A (Rs 2 crore): Virat Kohli, MS Dhoni, R Ashwin, Cheteshwar Pujara, Ajinkya Rahane, Ravindra Jadeja, M Vijay. Many have termed the exclusion of Suresh Raina from the central contract of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) as harsh, with his fans asking the reason behind such a drastic action.

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  • Shreyas called up as cover for Kohli
Shreyas called up as cover for Kohli

The test series is tied heading into the final test starting Saturday. While this Australia team might be a little shorter on talent from the ones that toured India in the late 1990s and early noughties, that mental toughness remains the same, as showcased by the brilliant partnership between Peter Handscomb and Shaun Marsh.

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  • Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination
Schumer says Democrats will filibuster Gorsuch nomination

David Carle, a spokesman for Leahy, said the senator meant to submit additional questions for Gorsuch to answer under oath. Earlier in the day, when asked by Grassley, Gorsuch said politics and political figures wouldn't factor into his thinking on the court.

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  • United States may charge North Korea with orchestrating $81m Bangladesh Bank cyberheist
United States may charge North Korea with orchestrating $81m Bangladesh Bank cyberheist

In February 2016 they placed multiple requests to transfer hundreds of millions of dollars from Bangladesh's central bank account at the New York Fed to bank accounts in the Philippines. "That is a big deal; it's different". "If that linkage from Sony actors to the Bangladesh Bank actors is accurate, that means that Nation States are now robbing...

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  • State Representative Beth Fukumoto Resigns From GOP
State Representative Beth Fukumoto Resigns From GOP

TAG: Fukumoto served 8 years as a GOP member, the last 5 as a Representative in the state House. Beth Fukumoto resigned from the Republican Party on Wednesday, saying her party's treatment of minorities and women is unacceptable. "I am extremely proud of how our Party welcomes and fosters voices from every background and I look forward to elect...

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  • Dems seize on Supreme Court ruling tossing legal standard set by Gorsuch
Dems seize on Supreme Court ruling tossing legal standard set by Gorsuch

Today's Supreme Court ruling sided with the parents and overturned a lower court ruling in the school district's favor. A unanimous Supreme Court has bolstered the rights of millions of learning-disabled students in a ruling that requires public schools to offer special education programs that meet higher standards.

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  • Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas
Arkansas reconsiders letting guns in stadiums, arenas

Under HB1249, a person may also hide carry a weapon at a place that sells alcohol but isn't a restaurant. Then state police has 120 days to establish the new training - meaning the enhanced permits likely won't be issued until 2018. A spokesperson for the school said the school best felt a decision regarding weapons was best left to the board of tr...

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  • Schumer: Trump should apologize to Obama, stop outlandish tweets on wire taps
Schumer: Trump should apologize to Obama, stop outlandish tweets on wire taps

But the Trump administration has rebuffed any contention that its campaign aides colluded with Russian officials in that cyberattack. "I know the leaders of both those committees, I have a lot of respect of them, they said they found no evidence and until we see something different I accept their conclusion".

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