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College confirms N.Korea detains another US citizen

College confirms N.Korea detains another US citizen

North Korea has in the past detained USA citizens to use as bargaining chips in its negotiations with Washington. Pyongyang also accused the CIA and South Korea's Intelligence Services of conspiri...

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Voters face straightforward choice between SNP and Tories - Nicola Sturgeon

Once considered a no-go zone for the Tories, they added more than 150 council seats north of the border ahead of next month's general election. The share of the SNP's first preference vote is actu...

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Help stamp out hunger on May 13

Help stamp out hunger on May 13

From major metropolitan areas to small rural towns, residents put out on that day food donations that letter carriers collect as they deliver mail along their postal routes. Remember, no items in glas...

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Syria ceasefire in four zones to start Saturday

Several previously negotiated cease-fires in Syria have fallen apart. After past failures, this deal provides for the first time a mechanism to observe the cease-fire: Russian, Iranian and Turkish tro...

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Macron victory gets a Gallic shrug from investors

Macron beat Le Pen by 66% to 34% on a platform of market-friendly reform and closer European integration. French President-elect Emmanuel Macron has appeared by the side of the man he is succeeding ...

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Nigeria prisoner swap secures release of 82 Chibok girls

Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari speaks as he welcomes a group of Chibok girls freed from Boko Haram in Abuja, Nigeria , on May 7. Almost 200 of the schoolgirls had remained captive after the...

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North Korea detains second US professor working at Pyongyang university

North Korea detains second US professor working at Pyongyang university

But North Korea insists that it must continue to develop nuclear weapons because of the "hostile" policy of the United States. For now, it is safe to say that North Korea is best described as a non-is...

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City of Montreal declares state of emergency from flooding

Flooding caused by unusually persistent rainfall has driven almost 1,900 people from their homes in 126 municipalities in the Canadian province of Quebec, authorities said Sunday. "If we ask them to l...

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Sally Yates Hearing on Russian Meddling: An Odd Display of Senatorial Bluster

Amy Klobuchar, Yates said she did not know about the travel ban before it was issued. "General Flynn was compromised in regard to the Russians", Yates told the Senate committee. Yates had spent deca...

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Kushner family apologizes for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner

The EB-5 visa program , which wealthy Chinese sometimes call the "golden visa " program, brings billions of dollars into the USA for major projects, but there have also been several fraud cases, repo...

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1 of 2 slain Boston doctors texted 'Gunman in the house'

1 of 2 slain Boston doctors texted 'Gunman in the house'

The killer had left cut-up photos of the couple, and a message of retribution. "They opened the door and right away, shots were fired", Boston police Commissioner William Evans said on Saturday....

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Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

Israel says Palestinian hunger strike leader ate in secret

Video footage purportedly shows convicted terrorist and hunger strike leader Marwan Barghouti eating in his cell. Barghouti's wife said the footage was " fake " and meant to break the morale of th...

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Pres. Trump proposes major tax cuts for individuals, businesses

Losing that essential revenue means that the federal government would lose an estimated $3.5 trillion, according to Tax Policy Center. Trump's reciprocal concept differs from the "border-adjusted ...

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Appeals court to hear arguments on Trump's travel ban

Yet that is where we find ourselves today, as the Trump administration grovels before the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals to overturn a nationwide injunction enacted by a district judge against nation...

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New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

New Hamas chief tours native Gaza, highlights power shift

Tensions between Fatah and Hamas have been on the rise over the last few weeks due to the PA's decision to stop transferring funds to pay its employees living in the Gaza Strip, who haven't been per...

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Yates said she warned White House that Flynn might have been 'compromised'

Yates said she warned White House that Flynn might have been 'compromised'

The Obama-Trump discussion was first reported on Monday by NBC-TV. Those conversations were secretly monitored by federal authorities, as are most communications involving foreign diplomats. The Trump...

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SNP win the Scottish council elections

The local elections are also often a time when voters display their displeasure with the ruling party and kick them aside in support of the opposition. "Now we have every Westminster constituency, e...

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North Korea detains another United States citizen for 'hostile acts'

North Korea detains another United States citizen for 'hostile acts'

The latest arrest brings the total number of American nationals now detained in the North to four. It did not comment on the reason for Kim's arrest but said it was "not connected in any way with ...

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Rep. Lamar Smith laid groundwork for Trump EPA science advisers ouster

Rep. Lamar Smith laid groundwork for Trump EPA science advisers ouster

Robert Richardson , an ecological economist at MSU, said on Twitter he had served on the EPA's Board of Scientific Counselors, but that his appointment was terminated Friday. In a separate developme...

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Judges to hear appeal of Hawaii's travel ban win

A three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will meet next Monday to hear arguments in that case. The government is appealing U.S. District Judge Theodore Chuang's March 15 ruling i...

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