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Pope urges North Korea-US mediation as Trump hedges on military action

The two religious leaders spoke at the closing of the International Conference for Peace, organized by Al-Azhar. True faith, he said, "is one that makes us more charitable, more merciful, more hones...

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WestJet posts 45% fall in Q1 profit

WestJet posts 45% fall in Q1 profit

Perhaps the bigger story was the company's expansion plans. Westjet investors were not fans of these most recent results. Last month WestJet said it planned to start an ultra-low-cost carrier to...

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Venezuela Protest Against Government: Photos & Videos From the Scene

Thousands of Maduro's supporters held a counter-rally in central Caracas . At least two persons have died in the anti-government demonstrations in Venezuela that saw more than 400 people arrest...

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Taliban to build more institutions in Afghanistan, announces 'spring offensive'

Jeff Davis. The Pentagon does not identify service members killed until 24 hours after the next of kin is notified, but Fox News identified them as two U.S. On April 8, Army Staff Sgt. Afghan forces...

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Palestine's Hamas to ease stance on Israel

Palestine's Hamas to ease stance on Israel

The document reflects a "reasonable Hamas, that is serious about dealing with the reality and the regional and worldwide surroundings, while still representing the cause of its people", said Mashaal. ...

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US Treasury secretary says to cut corporate tax rate to 15 percent

US Treasury secretary says to cut corporate tax rate to 15 percent

Trump's proposal would lower the corporate tax rate from 35 percent to 15 percent, reducing tax revenue into federal coffers by an estimated $2 trillion over 10 years, according to the Tax Foundation...

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U.S. Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea

U.S. Nuclear Submarine Arrives in South Korea

South Korea's defense ministry said some elements of THAAD were moved to the site on what had been a golf course in the south of the country. A United States guided missile submarine, the USS Michi...

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Motive for University of Texas stabbings unclear

Motive for University of Texas stabbings unclear

The president met with Brown's family Tuesday morning. "There was no ongoing threat", he said. The area is near a gym and recreation center and one of the school's largest dorm and classroom complex...

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Pak, Iran to promote cooperation in diverse fields

Pak, Iran to promote cooperation in diverse fields

He was talking to Iranian Foreign Minister Dr Javad Zarif who called on him. Heading a political and military delegation, the Iranian foreign minister arrived in Islamabad on Wednesday for talks wit...

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S Korea, US conduct military drills despite Pyongyang threats

S Korea, US conduct military drills despite Pyongyang threats

In 2009, the six party talks between China, Japan, North Korea, Russia, South Korea, and the U.S. fell apart because North Korea backed out when it came time to implement the verifiable and irreversib...

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Failed North Korean missile was 'heading to Russia'

It came as China urged the United States and North Korea to make contact "as soon as possible" and ease tensions over the North's nuclear weapons program. China demanded today an immediate halt to a c...

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President Trump Highlights Pro-Gun Accomplishments in Speech to Raucous NRA Crowd

NRA officials preceded Trump to the stage in Atlanta, defending their president and denouncing his Democratic critics. "I will never, ever infringe upon the right of the people to keep and bear arms...

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EU rules out suspension of US, Canada visa-waivers

EU rules out suspension of US, Canada visa-waivers

The European Commission on Tuesday balked at EU lawmakers' calls to suspend visa-free travel for USA citizens, citing diplomatic efforts with the Trump administration for full visa-waiver reciprocit...

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Turkey condemns deadly Taliban terror attack

Planning took four to six months, he said, adding that American military officials believed that the 10 Taliban fighters who opened fire on the base had inside help, because they knew that Afghan sold...

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Trump invites controversial Philippine leader Duterte to the White House

Last fall, Mr. Duterte called Mr. Trump after his election and later claimed the president-elect had wished him success in his anti-drug campaign. According to the American Medical Association, th...

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Syria says Israel attacked Hezbollah arms depot near Damascus airport

Diary of a Mortar said the explosion near the airport road was followed by flames rising above the area. "A fire broke out in the area but the cause of the explosion is still unknown", Abdulrahman...

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Venezuelan officials: 12 dead following overnight violence amid spiralling political crisis

The authorities blamed opposition activists for most of the deaths in the El Valle looting incident, which happened late on Thursday night. Six others were injured. The government already disabled H...

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Dinakaran arrested, to be produced in court today

A team of the Delhi police will visit Chennai to further investigations in the T T V Dinakaran Election Commission bribery case. Dinakaran's faction contested on the hat symbol for the R.K. Dinakara...

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Tesco (LON:TSCO) Issued With 'Reduce' Rating At HSBC

The firm earned "Buy" rating on Tuesday, October 18 by Peel Hunt. The rating was upgraded by National Bank Canada on Thursday, February 2 to "Outperform". The rating was maintained by Berenberg on Tue...

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'Signature of the regime': France claims Syria chemical attack proof

France's Foreign Ministry said that blood samples were taken from a victim in Syria on the day of the attack in the opposition-held town of Khan Sheikhoun on April 4 in which more than 80 people...

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