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Christian campaigners horrified by Arkansas execution

Christian campaigners horrified by Arkansas execution

Arkansas carried out its first execution in almost a dozen years despite a flurry of legal challenges that had spared three convicted killers, but courts still could scuttle the remainder of the nat...

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Trump says he will 'certainly consider' raising the gas tax

The federal gasoline tax raised $20.6 billion for the highway trust fund in 2015, and the diesel tax raised an additional $8.5 billion, according to the Congressional Budget Office . "They're looking...

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Katz: Failure to Prosecute Huma Abedin Is Indefensible

Republicans, meanwhile, pressed for more details on who leaked classified information to the media. Comey, at a minimum, should have done a full investigation of Abedin. He also spoke to a Senate pa...

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Senate approves $1.1T spending bill, sends to Trump

Senate approves $1.1T spending bill, sends to Trump

The letter marks the first time in recent years that a majority of House GOP members have backed spending increases. Leaders have spent days scrambling to round up the votes for their legislation....

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Puerto Rico faces uncertain future as debt saga unfolds

The U.S. -dominated island's economy has been in recession for almost an entire decade while the population has fallen by about 10 percent in the past decade. By comparison, the US city of Detroit had...

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Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory

It was the first ever win for the Tories in the area. She said: "Labour have run Glasgow for a long time so ousting them and putting in place a new city government is not going to be easy, but it's ...

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President Le Pen? Just '10 little points'

President Le Pen? Just '10 little points'

When the microphone was turned off, Soan said that "it's better to vote for Le Pen than for Macron, because she at least calls for establishing the retirement age of 60 years [in France]". "The equati...

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US, Asean agree on tighter sanctions vs North Korea

And on Wednesday, his Secretary of State, Rex Tillerson , revealed what such an "America First" foreign policy actually looks like: foreign partnerships that don't hinge on whether countries share US...

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SP Splits: Mulayam Will Head Secular Front

SP Splits: Mulayam Will Head Secular Front

An SP supporter waves a photo of Akhilesh Yadav and holds a toy cycle after the symbol was handed to the then CM. Shivpal Yadav was not seemingly ready to serve under his nephew in the government. Eve...

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As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

Now, the question of who would pay for that monstrosity threatens to force a shutdown not of the Mexican government, but of the government of the United States. Even though the wall may be indefinitel...

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Trump on Mideast peace: 'We will get it done'

Trump on Mideast peace: 'We will get it done'

Trump expressed his desire to have Palestinians and Israelis draw on the Oslo Accords that Abbas signed onto as the Palestinian negotiator in 1993 and said he hoped the Palestinian leader would soon s...

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Iran's presidential candidates spar over nuclear deal

Iran argues that the missile tests are not banned under the 2015 deal, which curbed its nuclear program in exchange for a lifting of certain sanctions, but they have heightened tensions with the Unite...

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Le Pen's copied speech: 'Wink' to rightwing vote

Remember Melania Trump's infamous attempt at stealing excerpts from an old speech by Michelle Obama? Ms Le Pen and Mr Macron will go head to head in the final presidential run off on Sunday, May 7. ...

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United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

Across England, Wales and Scotland 4,851 council seats were contested on Thursday. A recent report by polling expert John Curtice indicated Labour could lose control of Glasgow. The SNP has lost its...

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Flames, fatality at Venezuela demo over leader's crisis manoeuvre

Maduro's proposal, announced on Monday , has enraged the opposition, prompting them to call for ever larger protest rallies to demand elections in an attempt to oust the socialist president. The stre...

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General Election: May insists she is 'taking nothing for granted'

They have repeatedly warned Britain that its decision to exit the European Union would have dire consequences and cost London dearly. The Conservatives made sweeping advances across the United Kin...

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Trump Applauds Australia's Universal Health Care At The Most Ironic Moment

His wife, First Lady Melania Trump, was now staying at Trump Tower in NY, until the end of the school year for their son, Barron, before settling permanently in the White House in Washington D.C. Bu...

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Trump's trillion-dollar infrastructure plan may make your gas more expensive

Trump's trillion-dollar infrastructure plan may make your gas more expensive

Mnuchin said Monday that if Congress is able to pass Trump's tax overhaul package regulatory reform and if the administration is able to renegotiate major trade deals, the USA economy will reach the...

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Two US Special Ops Troops Killed During Anti-ISIS Raid In Afghanistan

Two US Special Ops Troops Killed During Anti-ISIS Raid In Afghanistan

Army soldiers, with one additional soldier "lightly wounded". "The fight against ISIS-K is important for the world, but sadly, it is not without sacrifice", Gen. But the offensive comes with Afghan ...

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First 100 days of office most successful in United States history

Twitter revealed Trump's top 10 tweeted words and they say a lot about what he likes to talk about. The 70-year-old president, whose election victory unleashed a political shockwave around the wor...

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