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USA defence chief James Mattis resigns after troop withdrawal from Syria

USA defence chief James Mattis resigns after troop withdrawal from Syria

The fiscal year 2019 military budget of more than $715 billion bore his imprint and was seen as fulfillment of a key campaign pledge by Trump, ramping up spending for weapons systems including Lockhee...

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US To Send Migrants Back To Mexico To Wait Out Asylum Requests

US To Send Migrants Back To Mexico To Wait Out Asylum Requests

Instead, asylum seekers who tried getting into the country through the USA southern border will have to wait in Mexico while their cases move through the immigration courts. Crossing the border il...

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Senate Passes 'First Step Act' Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Senate Passes 'First Step Act' Criminal Justice Reform Bill

It also seeks to reduce prison sentences for specific drug offenders with " three strike " convictions. There are more than 2 million people in state and local jails compared to the roughly 180,800 ...

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Trump vows veto of wall-less spending bill

Trump vows veto of wall-less spending bill

But that outcome is not assured and is not the same as his campaign promise that Mexico would pay for the wall, which the country has refused to do. The House of Representatives would then have to p...

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Iran, Russia, Turkey back new Syria constitutional body

Iran, Russia, Turkey back new Syria constitutional body

The foreign ministers of the three nations, who support opposing sides in Syria's almost eight-year-old conflict, began talks in Geneva to seal their joint proposal and seek the United Nations' bl...

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Islamists suspected in Morocco murder of 2 Scandinavian tourists

Islamists suspected in Morocco murder of 2 Scandinavian tourists

Three more suspects were arrested in Marrakesh on Thursday, the Moroccan Bureau for Judicial Investigations said in a statement . Moroccan authorities previously said a suspect arrested in tourist ...

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Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge expresses disgust

Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge expresses disgust

Flynn has never said why he lied, but Sullivan nonetheless castigated him for a deception that was then parroted by other senior administration officials. "It's perfectly acceptable for the presiden...

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U.S. and United Kingdom accuse China of sustained hacking campaign

U.S. and United Kingdom accuse China of sustained hacking campaign

In addition, the defendants are alleged to have "comprised more than 40 computers in order to steal confidential data from the U.S. Navy, "including the personally identifiable information of more tha...

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United Kingdom outlines post-Brexit immigration plan

United Kingdom outlines post-Brexit immigration plan

But actual details were thin on the ground. A log on changes to chemical regulation papers explains: "Unlikely event information replaced by the government's latest position". The new rules will r...

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USA envoy on North Korea visits border village amid stalemate

USA envoy on North Korea visits border village amid stalemate

US officials will try to expedite humanitarian aid to North Korea , a USA envoy said on Wednesday, as Washington and Pyongyang struggle to find a breakthrough in stalled talks aimed at ending the Nor...

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Scandinavian women found dead with neck injuries in Morocco

Scandinavian women found dead with neck injuries in Morocco

Imlil is a starting point for trekking and climbing tours of Mount Toubkal, the highest summit in North Africa. Louisa Jespersen, 24, from Denmark and her friend Maren Ueland, 28, from Norway were a...

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Putin warns of risks of a new nuclear arms race

Putin warns of risks of a new nuclear arms race

Russian Federation has criticized the United States over the Trump administration's plans to withdraw from the Intermediate-Range Nuclear Forces Treaty, saying it risks the breakdown of global arms-co...

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Michelle Obama Surprises Elevator Riders: See the Epic Reactions

Michelle Obama Surprises Elevator Riders: See the Epic Reactions

President Donald Trump's inauguration took place on January 20, 2017. Jimmy Fallon showed the audience a photo of Michelle and Barack Obama waving to crowds as they boarded Air Force One for...

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Canada says China holds 3rd citizen, sees no link to first 2

Canada says China holds 3rd citizen, sees no link to first 2

A second Canadian, Michael Spavor , a businessman with deep ties to the North Korean government, has been detained also for "activities that endanger China's national security", Beijing confirmed . ...

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European Union - Belgian prime minister resigns over migration pact

European Union - Belgian prime minister resigns over migration pact

A similar dispute almost did the same the German Chancellor Angela Merkel's government, which came close to losing a no-confidence vote in Germany over the issue of migration. The move came after he l...

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Israeli PM's son gets temporary ban on Facebook

Israeli PM's son gets temporary ban on Facebook

Outraged by the ban, he took it to twitter and called Facebook "dictatorship of thought" and accused them of preventing "free speech". "In Iceland and in Japan where coincidentally there are no Muslim...

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U.S. preparing to withdraw troops from Syria

U.S. preparing to withdraw troops from Syria

Turkey and the United States have always been at odds over Syria policy, where Washington has backed the Syrian Kurdish YPG militia against Islamic State. Mr Trump has previously expressed a strong...

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UK Labour leader Corbyn calls PM Theresa May a 'stupid woman'

UK Labour leader Corbyn calls PM Theresa May a 'stupid woman'

Mrs May insisted the government was still working with the European Union and that MPs would get a meaningful vote. He then asked: "Will the Prime Minister move aside, and put a vote to the people?"...

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Cabinet agrees to step up planning for a no-deal Brexit

Cabinet agrees to step up planning for a no-deal Brexit

Mr Barclay said planning for a no-deal Brexit needs to be "much more of a priority for businesses up and down the country". "You have to make a tactical call in a situation like that, and I think ...

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Almost every organization Trump has led is under investigation

Almost every organization Trump has led is under investigation

Rudy Giuliani said Sunday that Trump's former attorney, Michael Cohen , may have pursued discussions about a possible Trump Tower Moscow development up to November 2016, the same month as the United ...

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