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United States never gave 'heavy arms' to Kurdish YPG in Syria: Tillerson

United States never gave 'heavy arms' to Kurdish YPG in Syria: Tillerson

The United States has armed, trained and aided YPG fighters with air support and special forces, as the main ground force in its campaign against ISIL in Syria . Security Council resolutions, its r...

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Olympics: IOC chief to visit N. Korea after Pyeongchang

Olympics: IOC chief to visit N. Korea after Pyeongchang

Despite recent comments hinting at a potential dialogue between the US and North Korea, Washington remains firm that any talks must be predicated on ending Pyongyang's nuclear and missile developmen...

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Conditions aren't right for Rohingyas to return — United Nations official

Conditions aren't right for Rohingyas to return — United Nations official

A few weeks after the council adopted its statement, Myanmar and Bangladesh reached an agreement on the repatriation of refugees from Bangladesh, where the United Nations estimates some 688,000 Rohing...

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Pennsylvania still needs a new electoral map

Pennsylvania still needs a new electoral map

This comes nearly a month after the state Supreme Court ruled that the 2011 maps were unconstitutionally slanted to protect the interests of Republican candidates and unfairly diluted the rights of De...

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Officer Fired for Refusing to Shoot a Man Given $175000 Settlement

Officer Fired for Refusing to Shoot a Man Given $175000 Settlement

According to the lawsuit, Mader was sacked specifically for the May 2016 incident. Stephen Mader , 27, used his military training to try and de-escalate the situation when he encountered "visibly d...

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Tributes paid to 'lovely, beautiful' woman found dead in wardrobe

Tributes paid to 'lovely, beautiful' woman found dead in wardrobe

The body of a missing Dublin woman was found Thursday wrapped in a sleeping bag and stuffed inside a wardrobe in a house on Ranelagh Road. A post mortem is taking place this afternoon. "She was neve...

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Svindal not impressed by sparse Olympic crowd

Svindal not impressed by sparse Olympic crowd

Beat Feuz of Switzerland took bronze . Beat Feuz of Switzerland , attempting to add Olympic gold to his world title previous year, took bronze , 0.18 seconds behind Svindal. Now, after t...

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Woman Arrested For Posing As Man, Marrying 2 Women To Extort Money

Woman Arrested For Posing As Man, Marrying 2 Women To Extort Money

After allegedly dressing up as a man for 4 years, reports say she tricked the women into marriage so she could get dowry . People such as Sen's wives are not victims of one person alone, they are...

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United States inks major defense agreement with Jordan

United States inks major defense agreement with Jordan

He said the decision taken on Jerusalem was "about the USA and our recognition of Jerusalem and where we choose to place our embassy", reports Xinhua . "We greatly appreciate your support". "This...

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PM Modi to hold 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' with students

PM Modi to hold 'Pariksha Pe Charcha' with students

Modi took to Twitter to express his excitement to hold " pariksha pe charcha " with students today. The programme will be telecast on Doordarshan, All India Radio, YouTube and all government websites ...

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Florida governor on gun laws: 'Everything's on the table'

Florida governor on gun laws: 'Everything's on the table'

Another Cruz attorney says Cruz is a broken human being . Jordan Jereb , who is based in Tallahassee , told The Associated Press that he didn't know the 19-year-old Cruz personally and that "he...

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Will Olympic diplomacy lead to permanent peace?

Will Olympic diplomacy lead to permanent peace?

North Korea's leader, Kim Jong Un , has praised South Korea for its " very impressive " and "sincere" efforts in hosting the North's high-level delegation during the opening of the Winter Olympics...

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Collision course as Trump pushes immigration plan but Senate weighs narrower path

Collision course as Trump pushes immigration plan but Senate weighs narrower path

Instead, he said, Democrats should back Trump's "extremely generous" proposal. There were also qualms among Democrats. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , a Kentucky Republican, had promised...

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Nirav Modi: Congress compares him to Vijay Mallya

Nirav Modi: Congress compares him to Vijay Mallya

The lender said two junior officials at one of its branches in Mumbai had issued "letters of undertaking" to get overseas branches of other lenders to extend credit to "a few select account holders"...

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Ramaphosa sends condolences to Zimbabwe

Ramaphosa sends condolences to Zimbabwe

After the death of Morgan Tsvangirai on Wednesday in neighboring South Africa after a battle with cancer, three deputies in his Movement for Democratic Change party are vying to succeed him. Maamber...

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School shooter tied to white supremacist group in Florida

School shooter tied to white supremacist group in Florida

A bail bondsman in MS told the Federal Bureau of Investigation last fall that someone with the screen name " Nikolas Cruz " posted a comment on his YouTube channel stating "Im going to be a pro...

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White House budget director effectively admits tax bill doesn't pay for itself

White House budget director effectively admits tax bill doesn't pay for itself

The president says black Americans in the military defended the dream that inspired Frederick Douglass, Harriett Tubman, Booker T. Washington , Rosa Parks and Martin Luther King Jr., among others. "I...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says

Federal Bureau of Investigation was warned about alleged shooter almost 5 months ago, tipster says

According to Bennight, agents from the FBI's field office in MS contacted him and came to his office to conduct an in-person interview the next morning. Bennight told them he did not know anything abo...

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Donald Trump Jr.'s Wife Hospitalized After Opening Letter With 'White Powder'

Donald Trump Jr.'s Wife Hospitalized After Opening Letter With 'White Powder'

Vanessa Trump , who showed no adverse effects from the exposure, was taken to NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital for observation, and released, officials said. The powder eventually was deemed harmless, ...

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Pakistan to compete at 2018 Hockey World Cup in India

Pakistan to compete at 2018 Hockey World Cup in India

The Odisha government also unveiled its logo that will be on the new jerseys of both the national teams. In Odisha, hockey is not just a sport, it is a way of life. The newly designed logo on the In...

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