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Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements

Israel didn't comply with UN call to stop settlements

Among the topics were ways to improve the reliability of water and electricity in the West Bank and Gaza. The UN "considers all settlement activities to be illegal under worldwide law and one of the...

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UK manufacturers urge PM May to drop threat of no Brexit deal

May also said today that "now is the time when we should be pulling together, not hanging apart". "And I think it would be unfair on the people of Scotland to ask them to make significant decisi...

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UK may 'shatter beyond repair' - Sturgeon

Even so, Sturgeon's referendum "bottom line" is open to haggling, with the SNP seeking exceptional powers to set corporation tax and freedom to negotiate on other forms of single market access. Sturge...

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EU Court Legalises Ban on Headscarf

EU Court Legalises Ban on Headscarf

However, it found that a French company that dismissed a software engineer for refusing to remove her headscarf may have breached European Union laws barring discrimination on religious grounds if it ...

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Resident Doctors In Maharashtra Continue Agitation While IMA Calls Off Strike

Resident Doctors In Maharashtra Continue Agitation While IMA Calls Off Strike

In a dramatic move in the National Capital, over 20,000 resident doctors went on mass casual leave in solidarity with their Maharashtra counterparts. Earlier, in the state legislative Assembly, Deve...

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Teamsters Applaud Presidential Permit For Keystone XL

The U.S. State Department was expected to issue today the permit for the pipeline planned to transport a daily average of 800,000 barrels of heavy Canadian crude from Alberta to U.S refineries. Portio...

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Body of Kim Jong-nam Relocated to Outskirts of Kuala Lumpur

Body of Kim Jong-nam Relocated to Outskirts of Kuala Lumpur

Experts say the VX nerve agent used to kill Kim was nearly certainly produced in a sophisticated state weapons laboratory, and North Korea is widely believed to possess large quantities of chemical we...

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PM Narendra Modi unhappy over absence of MPs from Parliament

PM Narendra Modi unhappy over absence of MPs from Parliament

PM Modi ticked off parliamentarians after Parliamentary Affairs Minister Ananth Kumar spoke about empty benches and the lack of quorum - or minimum attendance - in the Lok Sabha as well as Rajya Sabha...

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US to allies: Do more to fight IS group

The foreign ministers conference was the first-ever top-level gathering under the aegis of the Global Coalition on the Defeat of the ISIS . "The United States will do its part", he said while openin...

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Body of Ryan Teasdale, missing in Unanderra floodwaters, believed found

Body of Ryan Teasdale, missing in Unanderra floodwaters, believed found

SES spokesman Brent Hunter says most of the 59 rescues involved people who were driving through floodwaters, something the SES doesn't condone. The story Body of Ryan Teasdale, missing in Unanderra...

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GGG outlasts Jacobs in close unanimous decision

In front of a rabid crowd at Madison Square Garden in New York , Jacobs went to work quickly by neutralizing GGG's vaunted body assault and kept the fight as a chess match rather than watch his Easte...

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37% approve of President Trump's job performance

37% approve of President Trump's job performance

Forty-three percent of men approved of Trump - down from 49% in the last poll, while 44% of white voters approved, also down from 49%. Similarly, 83 percent of Americans surveyed said they think cut...

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National Football League competition committee considers shorter overtimes

National Football League competition committee considers shorter overtimes

It is worth noting that the National Football League is not looking into changing the length of overtime in postseason games. Of course, the obvious downside to having a shorter overtime is that i...

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Payless ShoeSource Close To Filing For Bankruptcy

Payless ShoeSource Close To Filing For Bankruptcy

On March 10, a source close to the situation told FN that about 200 unpaid Payless suppliers and factory workers protested against the company on March 9 at a container freight station (CFS) in Xiamen...

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Colombia mad over Wiz Khalifa's visit to Pablo Escobar tomb

Colombia mad over Wiz Khalifa's visit to Pablo Escobar tomb

The See You Again artist left flowers and a joint at Escobar's tomb in Medellin on Friday, publishing photos of the homage on Instagram ― and drawing a firestorm of criticism in Colombia. Escobar, who...

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Final Chuck Berry album to be released in June

Final Chuck Berry album to be released in June

The first single, " Big Boys ", is so great- a total hit. The tracks feature his longtime backing group, including his children, Charles Berry Jr on guitar and Ingrid Berry on harmonica and voca...

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Relief, uncertainty swirl in New Mexico over health care

Relief, uncertainty swirl in New Mexico over health care

Predicted that the bill could leave as many as 24 million additional people uninsured over the next 10 years, Dr Dewane said the USA bishops believe "all people and every family must be able to see ...

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State Department Asks US Embassies to Start Process for Tougher Visa Screening

State Department Asks US Embassies to Start Process for Tougher Visa Screening

The first of these messages set forth lengthy preliminary measures on how to implement the executive order, laying out questions and advising the introduction of additional screening measures accord...

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JC Penney lists 3 North Dakota stores slated for closing

In addition to the Calcutta location, other nearby sites also survived the closures, including stores at the Beaver Valley Mall in Monaca, Pa., and Fort Steuben Mall in Steubenville. The February stat...

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After UP, crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses reaches Uttarakhand

After UP, crackdown on illegal slaughterhouses reaches Uttarakhand

Meat sellers in the sprawling Uttar Pradesh, however, allege that police were raiding the shops and forcing the closure of their establishments despite having valid licences. "Vigilantism by police is...

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