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Jewish headstones destroyed at mass vandalization of St Louis cemetery

Jewish headstones destroyed at mass vandalization of St Louis cemetery

Police near St. Louis are investigating damaged headstones at a Jewish cemetery. As a precaution, Lt. Lemons said police would step up patrols not only at the Chesed Cemetery but at all religious ...

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Israeli Soldier Sentence 'Green Light' for Crimes: Palestinians

Israeli Soldier Sentence 'Green Light' for Crimes: Palestinians

The case was controversial, with many Israelis arguing Azaria had acted in self-defence and others saying the army should be held to a high moral code. After last month's verdict, he called for Aza...

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Alibaba's Ant Financial invests United States dollars 200 mln into Kakao

Alibaba's Ant Financial invests United States dollars 200 mln into Kakao

The ants are marching into South Korea: Alibaba spinoff Ant Financial is placing a $200 million bet on the fintech arm of messenger maker Kakao, joining the Chinese payments giant with one of South Ko...

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Azerbaijan's president appoints wife as VP

Azerbaijan's president appoints wife as VP

Azerbaijan's first lady Mehriban Aliyeva has been appointed as the country's first vice president. Her official title will be First Vice President, a post that was created a year ago following a r...

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Austrian court approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash to Chicago

Austrian court approves extradition of Ukrainian oligarch Dmitry Firtash to Chicago

A lower court had blocked Firtash's extradition two years ago , ruling that the request by the U.S. Justice Department was politically motivated and tied to an effort by the State Department to infl...

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Jean-Claude Juncker: UK faces hefty Brexit bill

Jean-Claude Juncker: UK faces hefty Brexit bill

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to trigger Article 50 shortly, beginning the two-year Brexit negotiating period, and battle lines are already being drawn between the European Union and Britain. Mr J...

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Cops find no evidence of shooting after evacuating Texas hospital

Cops find no evidence of shooting after evacuating Texas hospital

No known injuries had been reported . Acevedo said the floors would be searched again just in case. An emergency message sent to the neighboring Baylor College of Medicine stated, "Active shooter...

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Malaysia-North Korea Row Escalates Over Kim Jong-nam

Malaysia-North Korea Row Escalates Over Kim Jong-nam

North Korea's testing of an intermediate-range ballistic missile drew global condemnation last week. So far, police have arrested four suspects: a North Korean man, a Vietnamese woman, another woman...

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Pakistan army hands Afghanistan list of 76 wanted terrorists

Pakistan army hands Afghanistan list of 76 wanted terrorists

Karzai also said the Afghan government wants Pakistan to take strict action against terrorists that are hiding in Pakistan. Inter-Services Public Relations reported that the army chief has urged Uni...

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South Korean investigators again seek arrest of Samsung heir

Seoul Central District Court said it will hold a hearing on Thursday to review the request to issue an arrest warrant citing those crimes. The prosecution suspects Lee to have made $37 million Unite...

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Donald Trump's Labour secretary pick Andrew Puzder withdraws nomination

Donald Trump's Labour secretary pick Andrew Puzder withdraws nomination

US President Donald Trump's choice for labour secretary has withdrawn from consideration on the eve of a long-delayed confirmation hearing. "I'm a strong supporter of Andy Puzder", McConnell said ,...

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Immigrant protected under Obama-era program arrested in Seattle

Immigrant protected under Obama-era program arrested in Seattle

A 23-year-old man who was detained by Immigration and Customs Enforcement Agents in Seattle on February 10 says his constitutional rights have been violated, and he is suing the US government for ...

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Toshiba chairman quits amid $A8b loss

Toshiba chairman quits amid $A8b loss

Your current subscription does not provide access to this content. It said a law firm hired by Toshiba had interviewed those involved in the issue and found inconsistencies in their stories. But it ...

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SA, USA Committed to Strengthening Relations

SA, USA Committed to Strengthening Relations

Zuma's office confirmed on Monday that it had agreed to a request from the USA for a teleconference between him and Trump. The US President's first African engagement was a call with Egyptian Presid...

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Trudeau to push free trade in Europe trip

Trudeau to push free trade in Europe trip

The deal was approved by 408 votes to 254, with 33 abstentions. The Canadian Press wire service said the European Union is Canada's second largest trading partner after the U.S. When asked today a...

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Catapult found on US-Mexico border used for drug smuggling

Catapult found on US-Mexico border used for drug smuggling

They say they found a catapult along the fence on the U.S. -Mexico border in Douglas, Ariz . Upon notifying Mexican authorities, US border agents dismantled the device and Mexican authorities seized ...

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The country that banned Valentine's Day by law

The country that banned Valentine's Day by law

A court from Pakistan banned Valentine's Day all across the country, including the capital of Islamabad. He had petitioned the court against Valentine's Day promotions in the mainstream media and on...

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Paul Nuttall's press officer Lynda Roughley resigns amid Hillsborough controversy

Paul Nuttall's press officer Lynda Roughley resigns amid Hillsborough controversy

A post on Mr Nuttall's website dating 17 August 2011 on the disaster in which 96 Liverpool fans were killed reads: "The briefings in question are the private memos that were sent to the then Prime Min...

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Kim Jong-nam believed to be travelling under another name

Kim Jong-nam believed to be travelling under another name

Since 2003, he had been living in exile in Malaysia, Singapore and Macau till his death. Malaysian police chief Khalid Abu Bakar said in a statement that a North Korean man identified as Kim Cho...

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Malaysia confirms death of Kim Jung-un's half-brother

Malaysia confirms death of Kim Jung-un's half-brother

Another Malaysia police official, Fadzil Ahmat, told the Reuters news agency that somebody approached Kim from behind and put something in front of his face. At the time he told those questioning hi...

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Trump Denies Increased Border Wall Cost, Promises 'Price Will Come Way Down'

Shortly after his inauguration Trump ordered work to begin on building the wall along the 2,000-mile (3,200-kilometer) US-Mexico border - one of his signature campaign promises - in a bid to block mig...

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Hogg: "Our errors cost us" - France 22-16 Scotland | Six Nations

Scotland lost four players to injury during the course of the match at the Stade de France, starting with captain and first-choice kicker Greig Laidlaw with an ankle problem after just 25 minutes. ...

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Rescuers Refloat About 100 Stranded Whales On New Zealand Beach

The Department of Conservation says it hopes this original group of about 200 whales are now out at sea. The smaller pod came close, I think what they are looking for is a larger whale who can lead ...

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12 killed as landslides hit 3 Bali villages

One family lost a 33-year-old woman, her seven-year-old daughter and one-year-old son. Between the three villages, at least five homes were destroyed, with 12 people confirmed killed in the landslid...

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Spicer: 'Disservice' to Slain Navy SEAL to Question Success of Yemen Raid

Spicer: 'Disservice' to Slain Navy SEAL to Question Success of Yemen Raid

The alleged target of a USA raid late last month in Yemen survived the attack, and now he's taunting President Donald Trump in a new audio message . The news outlet said: "It was not clear whether ...

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Government 'dupes' MPs into clearing the way for hard Brexit

Government 'dupes' MPs into clearing the way for hard Brexit

Labour claimed the move as a "significant victory" in response to its repeated demands for a "meaningful" vote at the end of the two-year negotiation process. "The vote they're offering - which will g...

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Senators introduce resolution in support of Australia after Trump call

Trying to end the hearsay about his conversation with President Trump and the growing unrest that Australians seem to be having towards politicians, Mr Turnbull appeared on 60 Minutes to talk abou...

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NY police question man in connection with grisly Howard Beach murder

NY police question man in connection with grisly Howard Beach murder

Vetrano's family raised over $285,000 in reward money as well. They came forward with every piece of information they had and it helped. Boyce said in the last 10 days, police developed a profile fo...

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UN Sees Record Spike in Civilian Children Killed in Afghanistan

UN Sees Record Spike in Civilian Children Killed in Afghanistan

Assistance Mission to Afghanistan on Monday said civilian casualties in the conflict between government forces and insurgents went up 3% from 2015 and included 3,498 dead and 7,920 wounded. That amoun...

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Avalanches kill at least 67 people in Afghanistan and Pakistan

In northern Pakistan's district of Chitral, at least 14 residents were killed, including six children after a mass of snow and ice destroyed five houses in the village of Sher Shall, CNN reports. An A...

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Mexico, US deny Trump threatened to send troops across border

The tone and context of the remark wasn't clear, nor exactly who Trump was calling " bad hombres ". Mexican journalist Dolia Estevez, citing "confidential" U.S. A person with access to the official ...

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Best Teacher Ever Has Special Secret Handshakes For Each Of His Students

Best Teacher Ever Has Special Secret Handshakes For Each Of His Students

You wish you had the cool teacher like Barry White Jr ., when you were in school. Since a video of White and his students' handshakes has gone viral, the fifth grade teacher has received an overw...

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Defense Secretary Mattis Reassures South Korea in First Overseas Trip

Speaking to reporters before his arrival, Mattis said he would use the talks in Seoul, and those later in the week in Tokyo, to solicit the views of South Korean and Japanese leaders about how best ...

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Senate confirms Rex Tillerson as secretary of state

During his Senate confirmation hearing, Tillerson said he would not agree that Russian President Vladimir Putin is a "war criminal" for his country's actions in Syria's pre-war most-populous city of A...

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Japan Rejects US Financial Accusations

After the talks, Vladimir Putin and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe adopted a statement saying that the beginning of consultations on the joint Moscow-Tokyo economic activities on the South Kuril Is...

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Several killed in Quebec City mosque attack

Several killed in Quebec City mosque attack

According to the New York Times , the six who were killed were between the ages of 35 and 70. One suspect was arrested at the scene while the second was apprehended in his vehicle on a bridge lea...

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Ron Paul: A Better Solution Than A Border Wall

Ron Paul: A Better Solution Than A Border Wall

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu denied Monday he had harmed relations with Mexico when he tweeted support for Donald Trump's planned border wall , accusing the "leftist media" of "Bolshev...

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Zarif: Trump's Muslim ban 'great gift to extremists'

He said the Trump's decision "shows baselessness of the USA claims of friendship with the Iranian people". "All with valid Iranian visas will be gladly welcomed", he said. "We are dismayed by the deci...

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Electioneering gets momentum for Punjab, Goa polls

Electioneering gets momentum for Punjab, Goa polls

Congress will ensure that this money returns to the people, Rahul Gandhi said. Please Wait while comments are loading. Mr Goldy, who had joined the Akali Dal in 2014, said the dictatorial and anti...

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Michelle Obama praised Mary Tyler Moore's influence before her death

Off the screen she'll go down as one of the most empowering and inspirational women the world has ever seen. "We became an improv group". That same year marked the beginning of The Dick Van Dyke Sh...

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Smithsonian's National Zoo welcomes adorable gray seal pup

Smithsonian's National Zoo welcomes adorable gray seal pup

However, they have notified neighbors in the area and asked them to be on the lookout in case Sunny were to make her way off zoo grounds, USA Today reported. One of the most celebrated such animals ...

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Mexico Could Leave NAFTA If Not Satisfied

Mexico Could Leave NAFTA If Not Satisfied

Former Quebec Premier Jean Charest is hailing any progress on TransCanada's Keystone XL pipeline as good for both market access and Canada's worldwide reputation; but he worries any deal with U.S. The...

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Trump set to sign executive orders on Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines

Trump set to sign executive orders on Keystone and Dakota Access pipelines

Protests by the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe and supporters who opposed the pipeline on grounds that it would threaten drinking water and Native American cultural sites reached a unsafe head at the end...

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Trump's First Monday in Office: Dismantling Trade Agreements

Trump's First Monday in Office: Dismantling Trade Agreements

Why? Despite the potential for short-term turmoil, he is ready to renegotiate a decades-old trade deal to help forge a more self-sufficient America. "This appears to be the direct result of pressure...

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UK Government to open new autonomous auto test centre

UK Government to open new autonomous auto test centre

This includes making the most of the areas in which Britain has a lead, such as nuclear decommissioning and offshore oil and gas. It's a chance to make sure that every part of the United Kingdom ben...

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Iraqi forces close to expelling IS from east Mosul

Iraqi forces close to expelling IS from east Mosul

Another Iraqi News report quoted Alsumaria News as reporting that ISIS had ordered its treasury force women in a specific part of Mosul to part with their jewellery, which would be used to fund the gr...

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Russian Federation and United States warplanes strike Syria in first ever JOINT attack

Russian Federation and United States warplanes strike Syria in first ever JOINT attack

But Davis says there have been no changes to that arrangement, and the US has insisted for months that it has no co-ordination or sharing of targets with Russian Federation. Russian warplanes have flo...

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Syrian envoy denounces 'provocative' speech by rebel leader at peace talks

Syrian envoy denounces 'provocative' speech by rebel leader at peace talks

The initiative taken by Moscow in the talks, driving a wedge between increasingly divergent visions of how peace in Syria will be achieved between Ankara and Washington, has been seen as an indication...

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West Africa to Ensure Jammeh Keeps Assets, Won't Be Sanctioned

Speaking on Senegalese radio station RFM, Barrow denied that Jammeh had been offered immunity from prosecution in exchange for leaving the country. This post was syndicated from The Independent Ugan...

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Brawl in Turkish parliament as prosthetic limb is wrenched off its owner

Brawl in Turkish parliament as prosthetic limb is wrenched off its owner

His opponents argue that Erdogan, who served as prime minister for 11 years before assuming the presidency in 2014, has seized on Turkey's recent turmoil to accumulate more power, including by eviscer...

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