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Ex-defence chief: Corbyn can't be trusted to protect nation

Ex-defence chief: Corbyn can't be trusted to protect nation

Labour's general election plan risks failing unless it makes Brexit the most prominent issue of the six-week campaign, Tony Blair has said . That has caused many to suggest she is using millions of...

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Weather warning issued as SNOW to batter United Kingdom after hitting Highlands

Weather warning issued as SNOW to batter United Kingdom after hitting Highlands

The arctic weather comes just a fortnight after England enjoyed highs of 25.5C during the hottest day of the year so far on April 9. 'The more at risk areas for seeing snow are obviously the norther...

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Le Pen's French Election Campaign Targets Far Left and Right

Le Pen's French Election Campaign Targets Far Left and Right

LONDON, April 25 ( Reuters ) - World stocks hit record highs on Tuesday, with investors' relief at centrist Emmanuel Macron's victory in the first round of the French presidential election supported b...

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As Tensions Mount, North Korea Conducts 'Large-scale Artillery Drill'

As Tensions Mount, North Korea Conducts 'Large-scale Artillery Drill'

Pyongyang has reacted angrily, threatening to sink the aircraft carrier and to launch a "super-mighty pre-emptive strike" against what it calls USA aggression. The White House is planning to brief sen...

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Trump to ask Congress to help fund $21bn Mexico wall

GOP leaders warn, however, that it would be exceedingly hard for Republicans controlling Congress to give in to Democratic demands to include the cost-sharing payments - they help low-income people wi...

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38 detained in Turkey for questioning legitimacy of referendum result

38 detained in Turkey for questioning legitimacy of referendum result

The bar association said a last-minute decision by the electoral board to allow unstamped ballots in the referendum was clearly against the law and prevented proper records from being kept. "Before ou...

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Trump downplays Steve Bannon's influence

Trump downplays Steve Bannon's influence

The president sounds fed up with the infighting, and he appears to be picking sides - predictably with his family. Like the old "Conventional Wisdom Watch" feature in Newsweek, the arrow next to son...

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Canada adds more names to Syrian sanctions list

Canada adds more names to Syrian sanctions list

Mr Mattis, asked about reports that the Syrian air force had moved some of its planes to the Russian base at Latakia, confirmed that aircraft have been moved over recent days. Mattis hopes to hear dir...

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Syrian regime still possesses chemical weapons: Pentagon

Syrian regime still possesses chemical weapons: Pentagon

The amended list under Canada's Special Economic Measures (Syria) Regulations now includes 17 high-ranking individuals in the administration of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and five entities l...

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North Korea conducts massive artillery drill on military anniversary

North Korea conducts massive artillery drill on military anniversary

The missile-armed USS Michigan is set to join an incoming group of warships led by aircraft carrier Carl Vinson . "We hope that all parties, including Japan, can work with China to promote an ea...

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Egypt's PM addresses parliament before vote on state of emergency

Egypt's PM addresses parliament before vote on state of emergency

Hours earlier, another bomb tore through a church in Tanta, a city in the Nile Delta. Egypt's Copts, targets of an apparent church bombing north of Cairo last Sunday, are the Middle East's large...

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Trump Considers Banning Laptops On Flights From The UK

Trump Considers Banning Laptops On Flights From The UK

The enhanced security procedures that went into effect in March require passengers to place all electronic items larger than a cellphone in their checked luggage so the devices can not be accessed in ...

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France's Marine Le Pen gets criticism from dad

France's Marine Le Pen gets criticism from dad

The 39-year-old, contesting his first-ever election, will face Le Pen in a runoff vote on 7 May. "Today, the entire nation expresses its deep appreciation and gratitude to Captain Jugele", said outg...

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Dhinakaran questioned in EC official bribery case

Dhinakaran questioned in EC official bribery case

The leader had come under scanner after the arrest of the alleged middleman Sukesh and had since maintained having no idea about him. The Delhi Police have booked Dinakaran on the charge of attempti...

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Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

Canadian PM responds to lumber tariffs imposed by the US

Despite Trump's comments, the trade relationship is relatively balanced. The White House announced on Monday that it will seek a 20-percent tariff on softwood lumber imported from Canada. Canadian l...

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Jean-Marie Le Pen says daughter should have campaigned like Trump

Jean-Marie Le Pen says daughter should have campaigned like Trump

The French presidential election was an obvious risk, and it now looks like, barring a shock, Macron will gallop ahead and the market will have its candidate in place, and that's another hurdle overco...

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United States submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

United States submarine arrives in South Korea as tensions rise

Tension on the Korean Peninsula was high on the anniversary, with US and South Korean missile destroyers also due to hold a live-fire exercise in the western sea on the North Korean border. The warshi...

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Afghan army chief, minister resign after deadly attack

Afghan army chief, minister resign after deadly attack

Mattis, who is the first member of President Donald Trump's cabinet to visit Afghanistan , was expected to meet Afghan officials and us troops while in Kabul. According to Reuters, "defence officials...

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US Imposes New Sanctions on Syria After Deadly Chemical Attack

The 271 employees of Syria's Scientific Studies and Research Center have "expertise in chemistry and related disciplines and/or have worked in support of [the center's] chemical weapons program sinc...

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White House rejects request for Flynn documents

White House rejects request for Flynn documents

The House Oversight Committee has requested Flynn's security clearance paperwork, receipts from payments he received from foreign governments, and other documents related to the hiring and firing of t...

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