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Irked by Erdogan's Nazi jibe, Germany says he has 'gone too far'

Irked by Erdogan's Nazi jibe, Germany says he has 'gone too far'

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched new attacks against the German chancellor, accusing her of supporting "terrorists", like the Die Welt correspondent, who will be tried for spying, and...

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Iraqi Troops Control over 1/3 of Western Mosul — Iraqi Military Officers

Iraqi Troops Control over 1/3 of Western Mosul — Iraqi Military Officers

The jihadists have held Mosul, Iraq's second city, since 2014. By Sunday, Iraqi forces were tightening the noose. "Any of the fighters who are left in Mosul, they're going to die there", he said...

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Stock Market Extends Gains As Fed Hikes Interest Rates

Stock Market Extends Gains As Fed Hikes Interest Rates

The Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 91 points, or 0.4%, to 20,929. S&P 500 e-minis were up 2.75 points, or 0.12 per cent, with 53,199 contracts traded. The Fed is hoping to lift rates gradually ...

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Officials Launch Formal Investigation Of French Candidate Francois Fillon

Officials Launch Formal Investigation Of French Candidate Francois Fillon

François Fillon has refused to quit the French presidential race despite mounting troubles. French members of parliament are allowed to employ family members but Fillon has failed so far to convince...

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Flynn Was Paid Nearly $60000 By Russian Firms

Flynn Was Paid Nearly $60000 By Russian Firms

The Journal said both business engagements came in the summer and fall of 2015. One invoice form dating back to 2015 shows payments to Flynn made by three Russian entities: $33,750 from state-sponso...

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Snowshoers from Boston presumed dead after Canadian avalanche

Snowshoers from Boston presumed dead after Canadian avalanche

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said they have located the vehicle the hikers had rented on a road north of Lake Lousie, Alberta, after the pair went missing Tuesday. The risk of another avalanche...

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China's prime minister eases United States tensions ahead of expected Donald Trump summit

China's prime minister eases United States tensions ahead of expected Donald Trump summit

Li Keqiang was speaking hours after Robert Lighthizer, President Donald Trump's nominee for USA trade representative, said China would be one of his major challenges , requiring a "multi-faceted" ap...

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Home frozen solid on shore of Lake Ontario in upstate NY

Home frozen solid on shore of Lake Ontario in upstate NY

Fortunately, no one was trapped in or outside of house turned igloo. "Our area here in WNY was pummeled by violent wind the last few days, over 160,000 lost power-some still don't have it", he wrote...

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North Korea, Malaysia to Enter Formal Talks Over Travel Ban

Malaysia's visit to North Korea in their AFC 2019 qualifying fixture is to be rearranged amid political troubles and safety fears. Ahmad Zahid who is also the Home Minister said that the Attorney-Ge...

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Amber Alert Issued For 4-Year-Old Toronto Girl Inside Stolen Car

She is wearing a red jacket, pink trousers, and a white hat. Four-year-old Christina Nguyen was found safe inside her family's abandoned auto a few kilometres from her home after the vehicle was sto...

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Obama Holdover Fired After Reportedly Refusing to Resign as US Attorney

On Friday, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions demanded that 46 U.S. attorneys appointed by President Barack Obama submit their resignations. Shortly thereafter, Bharara posted to his recently cr...

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Australian mum to be charged with trying to drown son

Australian mum to be charged with trying to drown son

The grandmother's lawyer, Dale Brooks, said the woman had struggled with an addiction to the drug ice for many years and that he had made "considerable representations" to both Family and Children's S...

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Trump visits Catholic school in Florida to show school choice support

Trump visits Catholic school in Florida to show school choice support

He did not offer any details. But then she was able to enroll in a private center for learning, with the help of a tax credit scholarship program. The Sentinel reports that the topic of conversati...

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Sweden reintroduces military draft amid 'deteriorating security environment'

Reports of Russian spies operating in Sweden as well as airspace violations by Russia's military aircraft in the Baltics and a military buildup in the Russian exclave of Kaliningrad, which sits across...

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What could you do this lent? Dillon Tharumanayagam, Hampton School

What could you do this lent? Dillon Tharumanayagam, Hampton School

Catholic Extension said the journey "will allow for a deeper spiritual experience" during the season of Lent by focusing on the Lenten practices of prayer, fasting and almsgiving. She said: "We were t...

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Tillerson meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi

Tillerson meets with Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi

China is sending its first senior official to visit the US since President Donald Trump took office. Emphasizing on the recent conversation between Trump and President Xi, Yang said China was eage...

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Israeli airstrikes injure 4 Palestinians in Gaza Strip

Before dawn the Israeli military said "a projectile fired from the Gaza Strip hit an open area.in southern Israel". The fallout from the report is likely to pit Netanyahu against coalition partner a...

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The Ramifications Of Using A Chemical Weapon In Kim Jong Nam's Assassination

The outcome of the medical examination is unknown. Police say Hyon Kwang Song, a second secretary at the North Korean Embassy, is wanted for questioning. 'She only said in general that somebody ha...

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S. Korean prosecutors to decide who to be indicted over presidential scandal

S. Korean prosecutors to decide who to be indicted over presidential scandal

The daughter of a former military ruler, Park has denied wrongdoing, as has her friend Choi Soon-sil. The decision means they only have until Tuesday to decide whether they will indict the heir to t...

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At least 29 killed in auto bombing in Syria

It said the majority of those killed were civilians. Turkish-backed forces have taken control of half of al-Bab, leaving fewer than 100 jihadists in the town, the Turkish defense minister, Fikri Isi...

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Mexican migrant kills himself after 3rd USA deportation

Guadalupe Olivas Valencia , 45, jumped from a bridge at the El Chaparral border crossing about 30 minutes after his deportation, notes the BBC . Valencia had been deported three times and was rep...

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Trump Just Made Life Hell for Undocumented Immigrants

Trump Just Made Life Hell for Undocumented Immigrants

The priority for deportation will remain undocumented immigrants convicted of crimes, but will also include anyone who has been charged or potentially faces criminal charges. Local immigration a...

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USA carrier group patrols in tense South China Sea

The Changsha and Haikou, missile destroyers from the Chinese Navy's South China fleet, participated in the naval maneuvers. He said the new structures would expand China's air defense over the islan...

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France trains eagles to attack drones

France trains eagles to attack drones

Everything they have been exposed to is anti-drone oriented. They were rewarded with meat, which they ate off the backs of the drones. The bird covered the 200 meters in 20 seconds and rammed into the...

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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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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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