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Trump signs executive order to 'vigorously promote religious liberty'

But by late Thursday, the group concluded the order was little more than a "faux sop to religious conservatives". "My fear is regardless of the language in this order, right-wing churches are goin...

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China launches first homegrown aircraft carrier with patriotic pomp

China now has only one operational aircraft carrier, the Liaoning , which was built more than 25 years ago by the Soviet Union. Construction of the new carrier began in November 2013 and experts be...

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Navy admiral: 'I'll take the hit' on aircraft carrier mix-up

Navy admiral: 'I'll take the hit' on aircraft carrier mix-up

The Navy said April 9 that it was moving the Vinson strike group toward the Korean Peninsula amid rising fears over North Korea's weapons tests. " If it flies, it will die ", Harris said. "China is ...

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Venezuelan President Maduro attempting to rewrite constitution

Venezuelan President Maduro attempting to rewrite constitution

Demonstrators clash with the Bolivarian National Guard, at El Hatillo municipality outside Caracas , Venezuela, Tuesday, May 2, 2017. Fitzpatrick said the USA wants Venezuela to hold free and fair ...

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Israel to Cut UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote on Jerusalem 'Occupation'

On the day that Israel celebrated its Independence Day, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization approved a resolution that denies Israel's claims to Jerusalem . However...

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Chief usher out at the White House

The chief usher works as the general manager of the building, overseeing the huge staff of butlers, maids, chefs, and others who keep the iconic building running. Hmm. I don't suppose the matter had ...

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Local election results will give leaders clue to June 8 prospects

Local election results will give leaders clue to June 8 prospects

Ukip had also been steamrollered, losing all of its 30 council seats. Things could get worse for Labour when counting begins in Scotland, with experts forecasting heavy losses for Jeremy Corbyn's ...

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Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to enhance cooperation in fighting extremism

Saudi Arabia says Trump visit to enhance cooperation in fighting extremism

Trump cast his trip as an effort to build cooperation and support between Muslims, Christians and Jews for fighting terrorism. Faggioli says, "It is not clear who could prepare Trump for the meeting...

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Deepika Padukone looks like the fire emoji in this white-red dress

Deepika Padukone looks like the fire emoji in this white-red dress

However, today at the L'Oreal event, Deepika was not in a good mood and without mincing her words, she called out the worldwide press to be "racist". While Deepika made her Hollywood debut with Xa...

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Syrian armed opposition to return to Astana peace talks - RIA

Syrian armed opposition to return to Astana peace talks - RIA

Syrian TV said the Astana talks began with a meeting between delegations from Russian Federation and Iran, another close ally of Assad. In a phone conversation on May 2, Putin outlined a plan to U....

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Edward Crawford, Protestor from Iconic Ferguson Photo, Found Dead

Edward Crawford, Protestor from Iconic Ferguson Photo, Found Dead

Crawford's father, Edward Sr ., says he does not believe his son committed suicide. The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department told NBC News that Crawford shot himself in the backseat of a vehicl...

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Le Pen Draws Mix of Selfies, Scorn at Iconic Paris Market

Le Pen Draws Mix of Selfies, Scorn at Iconic Paris Market

She even banned the words "Front National" and her family name from all election campaign literature and from rally stage sets, using only the slogans "Marine Presidente" and "Au Nom du Peuple". "We c...

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Australian health care system better than US

Australian health care system better than US

Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has described his relationship with US President Donald Trump as "more family than formal". Trump, high from the thrill of advancing his first major legisl...

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MCD polls: SEC receives 9 complaints of glitches in EVMs

The BJP has been ruling the three civic bodies for the last 10 years. Out of the total 272 wards, the NDMC and the SDMC have 104 seats each while the EDMC has 64. Over 2,537 candidates are contestin...

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Pope Francis to meet Trump at Vatican May 24

Trump's decision to visit Saudi Arabia first is a typically unorthodox move. He will also visit Jerusalem, Israel, Riyadh and Saudi Arabia, a senior administration official was quoted by CNN , as s...

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Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

It also called on the US and other Arab allied countries, to take "firm stances" to prevent the implementation of the deal. In Washington, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis told reporters the US...

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Senate Confirms Acosta as Labor Secretary

Senate Confirms Acosta as Labor Secretary

Former Republican member of the National Labor Relations Board, Acosta was Trump's second choice for labor secretary. The Cuban American from Miami will be the only Latino in Trump's Cabinet. Acosta...

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Philippines 'focused on trade', not South China Sea tensions with Beijing

Sunday's statement noted "the improving cooperation between Asean and China" in the South China Sea , with the leaders also recognizing "the long term benefits" of peace, stability and sustainable ...

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USA aircraft carrier kicks off joint drill with South Korean navy

USA aircraft carrier kicks off joint drill with South Korean navy

The test came as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group arrived in waters near the Korean peninsula, where it began exercises with the South Korean navy on Saturday, about 12 hours after the faile...

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US submarine makes S Korea port call, North remains defiant

The port call by the USS Michigan, which is created to carry ballistic missiles and cruise missiles, came as a US aircraft carrier strike group steamed towards Korean waters in an effort to deter Nort...

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