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Thousands protest outside far-right party conference in Germany

The vote followed a surprise announcement on Wednesday by co-leader Frauke Petry, the party's public face, that she would not lead the AfD's election campaign. "We don't want to be a minority in our o...

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Seoul rejects Trump demand it pays for missile system

Seoul rejects Trump demand it pays for missile system

The sources said the crude is transported through an ageing pipeline that runs from the border town of Dandong to feed North Korea's single operational oil refinery, the Ponghwa Chemical factory in Si...

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Turkey gave about 20 minutes notice before Syria strikes

Erdoğan said it was a "source of sadness for us" that five or six Peshmerga forces were killed in the attack despite the warnings. YPG spokesman Redur Khalil on 25 April said 20 fighters were killed...

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Rex Tillerson: China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Rex Tillerson: China asked North Korea to stop nuclear tests

Trump, speaking to Reuters on Thursday, said he wanted to resolve the crisis peacefully, possibly through the use of new economic sanctions, although a military option was not off the table. A North...

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US Sets Up Missile Defense in South Korea as North Shows Power

US Sets Up Missile Defense in South Korea as North Shows Power

Tensions have spiked in recent weeks with missile launches from the nuclear-armed North and strong rhetoric from US President Donald Trump's administration. An official from Seoul's Defense Ministry c...

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Iowa state investigators inspecting vehicles involved in

Mosher was taken by Oelwein Ambulance to Mercy Hospital in Oelwein, where he was pronounced dead. The Iowa State Patrol said Soules walked away from the scene but left his truck behind. The sheriff'...

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Inmates Executed In Arkansas, First U.S. Double Execution Since 2000

His chest stopped moving two minutes after they checked for consciousness, and he was pronounced dead at 7:20 p.m. He was pronounced dead 17-minutes after the procedure began at the Cummins unit in Gr...

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Jakarta's Christian Governor Set for Defeat in Tense Election, Polls Show

Jakarta's Christian Governor Set for Defeat in Tense Election, Polls Show

The polarising campaign has given Indonesia's conservative Muslim groups a national stage. Anies Baswedan was on 56-57 percent in the fight to lead Jakarta compared to 41-43 percent for Basuki Tja...

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Chaffetz may not finish final term in Congress

The House Oversight Committee chairman's announcement Wednesday that he would not seek re-election shocked the political world, given Chaffetz's prominence in Congress and in his home state. As oversi...

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The Conclusion opens on a staggeringly high note

Over the past two years, the question dominating India's popular culture has been, quite simply, 'Kattappa ne Baahubali ko kyun maara", so much so that I realised from an interview of the film's pheno...

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I was 'psyched to terminate NAFTA' but reconsidered

Speaking in Saskatchewan, Trudeau told reporters that he reminded Trump they were both elected on a similar platform of helping people find and keep jobs. Sen. John McCain on April 26 urged Trump no...

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Watch 'The Simpsons' Needle Trump Ahead of 100-Day Milestone

Watch 'The Simpsons' Needle Trump Ahead of 100-Day Milestone

In the survey, 42 percent said they strongly approve of the job he is doing as president while 51 percent said they somewhat approve. Independents disapprove by 52 percent. A February poll by Gallup ...

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Israel fires down incoming

Israel fires down incoming "target" from Syria

The Sana news agency said a fuel tank and warehouse were destroyed as Hezbollah's media channel Al-Manar pointed the finger at Israeli warplanes. Speaking in Moscow on Wednesday, where he was at...

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Pentagon probes former Trump aide Michael Flynn's foreign payments

Pentagon probes former Trump aide Michael Flynn's foreign payments

The Defense Intelligence Agency, the Pentagon spy agency that Flynn headed before he retired, said that it had found no evidence that Flynn had sought permission to accept foreign government payment...

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Ivanka Trump booed after defending her father

IVANKA TRUMP has spoken about how proud she is of her father's advocacy for families and his championing of women in the workplace. News magazine Der Spiegel saw the meeting as "a summit of the two ...

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Sphere explodes over death sentence for Saudi atheist

Sphere explodes over death sentence for Saudi atheist

He was subsequently arrested on charges of atheism and blasphemy, faced trial and was sentenced to death in February 2015. While Saudi Arabia managed to easily gain a place with 47 votes out of 54...

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FCC Chairman Announces Plan to Roll Back Key Net Neutrality Rules

However, the Trump administration believes that net neutrality introduces unnecessary barriers for internet providers, discouraging investment in telecom infrastructure. "Do we want to discourage the ...

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Democrats to oppose spending bill if Republicans move against health act

Democrats to oppose spending bill if Republicans move against health act

But the talks to finish that work are occurring as Republicans are simultaneously trying to revive their legislation to repeal and replace the health care law. Negotiations were ongoing on other eleme...

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China launches first homegrown aircraft carrier

The new carrier, the first developed and built by China, was transferred from a dry dock into water at a launch ceremony starting at about 9 a.m.in the Dalian shipyard of the China Shipbuilding Indu...

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Prince William, Prince Harry on mom Diana's death: 'We are uniquely bonded'

Once the runners were off, the trio made their way to the Heads Together cheering points along the route, where they passed out water and cheered on the athletes. It will only make you sad, it wil...

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