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Trump 'ideally' wants USA troops out of Syria within 6 months

Trump 'ideally' wants USA troops out of Syria within 6 months

Trump startled his advisers by declaring at a rally last week that US troops would "very soon" get out of the country. White said she heard of gossips about a possible "Syria pull out" but that the ...

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Let's walk on path shown by Ambedkar, says PM Modi

Let's walk on path shown by Ambedkar, says PM Modi

The Modi govt is working for the poorest of the poor in mission mode. At the core of Dr Ambedkar's ideals is harmony and togetherness. The Prime Minister said his government had given Ambedkar his...

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First Warning Forecast: Showers and storms move out, chilly weather moves in

First Warning Forecast: Showers and storms move out, chilly weather moves in

As a result of the storm, motorists are advised to plan on slippery road conditions, including during the morning commute on Friday . It's still unclear if the pieces come together in time to provide...

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Trump threatens $100 billion more in China tariffs

Trump threatens $100 billion more in China tariffs

In Beijing , a Commerce Ministry spokesman said China does not want a trade war - but is not afraid to fight one. The US president cited "China's unfair retaliation" in response to his list of pr...

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Fallin hopes 'reasonable heads' prevail in teacher strike

Fallin hopes 'reasonable heads' prevail in teacher strike

Teachers in some districts on Wednesday morning held so-called "walk-ins" while heading into school. But teachers walked out of their classrooms this week demanding that lawmakers approve more funding...

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24 flights diverted as dust storm, rains hit Indian capital

24 flights diverted as dust storm, rains hit Indian capital

The inclemency of the weather was followed by a slight rain, and the National Weather Report Department issued a warning, predicting a storm accompanied by rain in isolated places over Haryana, Chandi...

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Treasury secretary says U.S. open to talks with China

Treasury secretary says U.S. open to talks with China

The White House is now threatening China with tariffs on $150 billion in imports, $100 billion more than its initial proposal . Overall, he said, the U.S. The Treasury secretary said he wasn't conc...

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American Airlines' Dreamliner takes off on test flight

American Airlines' Dreamliner takes off on test flight

Though the total value is $12 billion at list price, the final price paid by airlines is generally lower. This most recent order by American will more than double the fleet of Dreamliners that the For...

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Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

Facebook brings political ads under more scrutiny

The company knows it is slow to pick-up foreign interference in the 2016 United States elections. The company will reportedly begin labeling all political and issue ads, show who paid for the ads an...

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Nepal PM Oli seeks more investments from India

Nepal PM Oli seeks more investments from India

Oli along with his wife Radika Shakya and a 54-member high-level delegation arrived on Friday on a three-day state visit. He is slated to hold talks with the top Indian leadership to strengthen the pa...

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Trump wants to hit China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs

Trump wants to hit China with an additional $100 billion in tariffs

The US on Tuesday published a list of $50 billion in Chinese exports set to be hit by US tariffs because of Beijing's alleged theft of intellectual property and technology. China has accused Trump...

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Amit Shah likens opposition to 'snakes, mongooses, dogs, cats'

Amit Shah likens opposition to 'snakes, mongooses, dogs, cats'

Targeting rivals, Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said their opposition to him is turning "increasingly violent" due to the fact that people born in backward castes are in the country's top positio...

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Trump doubles down on 'Mexican rapists' comments two years later

Trump doubles down on 'Mexican rapists' comments two years later

Villarreal prides himself on being a United States citizen, "We live in the most handsome country in the world, that's all I can tell you". The US president ordered thousands of National Guardsm...

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Horrific assault on Mumbai woman on train was filmed - Accused arrested

Horrific assault on Mumbai woman on train was filmed - Accused arrested

A co-passenger filmed the incident, the video of which has now gone viral. At one point, the woman comes dangerously close to the open gate while attempting to escape. Khan has been booked under secti...

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Panchayat poll violence: 'Democracy is being murdered in WB', BJP tells SC

Panchayat poll violence: 'Democracy is being murdered in WB', BJP tells SC

On the other hand, state Congress President Adhir Chowdhury has moved the Calcutta High Court to seek deployment of central forces for the polls. BJP's national secretary Rahul Sinha, state BJP panch...

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Kudlow says US-China have not begun trade talks yet -Bloomberg TV

Kudlow says US-China have not begun trade talks yet -Bloomberg TV

Economists worry the tariff tit-for-tat between China and the United States could set off a trade war and lead to serious economic damage. Kudlow, who has been at the White House for just five day...

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Miss Several Weeks With Knee Injury, Arsene Wenger Says

Henrikh Mkhitaryan to Miss Several Weeks With Knee Injury, Arsene Wenger Says

Ramsey was unlucky not to complete his hat-trick when a second-half shot came back off the post and the Welshman said afterwards: 'We know it will be hard in Russian Federation, but we have put ours...

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Foreign Office deletes Tweet stating nerve agent was from Russian Federation

Foreign Office deletes Tweet stating nerve agent was from Russian Federation

Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Tuesday the OPCW should draw a line under a case that has triggered the worst crisis in East-West relations since the Cold War. "Yury Filatov, Russia's ambas...

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World Health Day today

World Health Day today

At least half of the world's people is now unable to obtain essential health services. "We have developed a framework of actions to assist countries in selecting their own path towards achieving bot...

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U.S. condemns Houthi attack on Saudi oil tanker

U.S. condemns Houthi attack on Saudi oil tanker

The White House in a statement today (Wednesday) said the United States is very concerned about the Houthis' latest attempt to escalate the war in Yemen. The UN a year ago blacklisted the coalition fo...

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Poisoned spy's pets are dead, United Kingdom confirms

Poisoned spy's pets are dead, United Kingdom confirms

The latest update on the Skripals' recovery comes as a relative in Moscow revealed she wants to visit her uncle and cousin - but thinks Britain will stop her from coming over. " Russia has had on...

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Fatalities confirmed in serious collision involving Humboldt Broncos team bus

RCMP are confirming officers are at the scene of a deadly collision involving a bus carrying Jr Hockey players. Emergency measures and victim services personnel were to attend that site. Traffic in th...

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Congressman Blake Farenthold Resigns

Congressman Blake Farenthold Resigns

Republican U.S. Representative Blake Farenthold of Texas , accused by a female former aide of sexual harassment, abruptly resigned from Congress on Friday after admitting to allowing an unprofessio...

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IAF to set ball rolling to buy fighter jets today

IAF to set ball rolling to buy fighter jets today

The government began the long-delayed process of buying 110 aircraft fighter planes for the Indian Air Force ( IAF ), which will help make up a shortfall of more than 10 squadrons, in what will be...

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Big day for Battle Creek girls at own invite

Big day for Battle Creek girls at own invite

After a bout with flu, Luke Klingenberg made a nice comeback in the 1,600-meter run with a respectable time of 4:31.18. The Chapel Hill High junior will also compete in one of the top outdoor meets ...

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White House Tries To Explain Trump's Rape Comment

White House Tries To Explain Trump's Rape Comment

Trump himself has appeared resigned in recent weeks to the fact that action on infrastructure - which had been a central theme of his State of the Union address in January - would be further delayed...

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UN urges Israel to 'reconsider' cancelling deal to resettle asylum seekers

UN urges Israel to 'reconsider' cancelling deal to resettle asylum seekers

The Israeli government pushed back against critics, in particular those who labeled the deportation policy racist, noting that thousands of Ukrainian and Georgian migrants were deported previous year ...

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Oil inches down on Trump's latest China trade threats

Oil inches down on Trump's latest China trade threats

Responding to Trump's latest comments, the Chinese commerce ministry reiterated that Chinawas not afraid of a trade war even though it did not seek one, and accused the United States of provoking th...

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Ed's Forecast: Clouds for Tuesday before rain gets going Wednesday and Thursday

Ed's Forecast: Clouds for Tuesday before rain gets going Wednesday and Thursday

If we see a good burst, it may stick to the grass and the new leaves on our trees, but maybe not much else. Winds could meet or exceed severe criteria, which is 58 miles per hour. High temperatures t...

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Trump to send national guard to Mexican border 'immediately'

Trump to send national guard to Mexican border 'immediately'

Trump met with Defense Secretary James Mattis, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Nielsen and other officials to discuss border issues on Tuesday. "He has been very clear that he wants to secure our bor...

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