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Voting begins in Turkey's local elections

Elsewhere, Istanbul police detained seven people after a fight between candidates for muhtar (a village chief) in the Esenyurt district. What do...

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The internet needs new rules. Let's start in these four areas

In a letter he released, and published as an op-ed for the Washington Post , Zuckerberg called for heavy government regulations of his indust...

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Half of Arab leaders absent from Tunisia summit

The emir of Qatar left the gathering right after the opening ceremony, for unknown reasons; as a result he delivered no remarks. "We, the lead...

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Biden defends behavior with women, says he never believed he acted inappropriately

Lucy Flores and Vice President Joe Biden during a 2014 get-out-the-vote rally in Las Vegas supporting Flores's campaign to become lieutenant ...

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Brexit: No Europe, No Deal, So What!

Deputy chairman James Cleverly initially said the party was "not planning" for a snap general election to resolve the Brexit deadlock, but mom...

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Slovak ruling party candidate Sefcovic concedes defeat in presidential election

Pro-European Union campaigner Sefcovic conceded defeat Saturday to Caputova , a member of the liberal non-parliamentary Progressive Slovakia ...

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Concerns in Beirut over Shebaa Farms Following Trump’s Golan Decision

Israel demolished a hundred Syrian villages and farms in the Golan Heights before giving that land to Israeli settlers. "We reject the inter...

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Erdogan faces test to keep cities as Turkey votes

What does this have anything to do with the country's survival?" He has said "whoever wins Istanbul, wins Turkey". Cavusoglu noted that Turk...

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Robert De Niro Reads from the Mueller Report

SNL cast member Aidy Bryant debuted her portrayal of Attorney General William Barr , who in real life issued a four-page summary of the more...

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Police Raid Family Home Because A Toddler Had a Fever

Bryce told The Republic on March 15 that DCS had placed their three children with his parents. They also found an unlocked shotgun lying next ...

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Area reopens after tourist dies while taking photos at Grand Canyon

The man, whose identity has not been released, died after stumbling and falling about 305 meters (1,000 feet) on Thursday morning, according to ...

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Missing student's body found in New Zion

Turkey hunters found her body in a field about 14 hours later, CNN reported . "Loved ones have not been able to make contact with her since",...

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Russian Federation scoffs at U.S. calls for withdrawal from Venezuela

But National Assembly legislature speaker Guaido immediately shot back that the 15-year prohibition announced on state television by Maduro's Au...

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Brexit: Theresa May considers next step to break deadlock

Meanwhile, European Council President Donald Tusk has called an 10 April meeting of the heads of state and government to discuss possible Brexit...

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US State Department 'concerned' over arrest of Rappler's Maria Ressa

State prosecutors filed the latest charges against her and other Rappler executives on Wednesday, while she was overseas. The journalist tha...

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Trump, Moon to meet in Washington in April - Seoul

A month after his latest summit with Kim ended in stalemate in Vietnam, Trump said he got along "very well" with the young leader, adding: "We u...

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NY opioid lawsuit hits billionaire family behind OxyContin

It also seeks to have the companies stripped of their licenses and barred from marketing and distributing painkillers in the state until they ad...

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N.Korea nuclear, missile activity 'inconsistent' with denuclearization -US general:The Asahi Shimbun

Army Gen. Robert Abrams, in testimony before the House Armed Services Committee, also said he has seen "little to no change" in North Korea's br...

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US Approved Secret Nuclear Power Work for Saudi Arabia

The Trump administration has quietly pursued a wider deal on sharing US nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia , which aims to build at lea...

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Theresa May's Brexit deal rejected for third time

Lawmakers rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's Brexit deal for a third time on Friday, sounding its probable death knell and leaving Brit...

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Brexit: Remain better than backstop, says DUP

Border Communities Against Brexit organised the protests to mark the day after Britain had been due to leave the European Union . Following...

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Health Ministry: Palestinian Killed by Israeli Fire in Gaza

Israeli military said the protesters hurled stones and explosive devices at the fence and set tires ablaze. Israel has denied the allegations. ...

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" Calls for Civil Action Marking 1st Anniversary of Gaza's "March of Return"

Gaza's Ministry of Health has said that Israeli snipers have shot over 6,500 protesters, killing more than 250 - including children, journalist...

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Bangladesh building blaze toll increases to 25

Experts said inspections of buildings in the city frequently found fire stairs blocked with stored goods and exit doors locked. Another fire i...

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Puerto Rico Statehood Bill Comes as Governor Calls Trump `Bully'

Legislation introduced Thursday could make Puerto Rico the 51st US state. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) gave an impassioned speech reminding colleag...

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May's Brexit deal rejected for 3rd time

By holding a vote on the withdrawal agreement only, the government had hoped to secure a short delay to Brexit and avoid the United Kingdom taki...

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Brunei to punish gay sex and adultery with death by stoning

Rights groups have condemned the planned introduction of punishments such as stoning and amputation in Brunei, with tough new legislation set to...

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Christchurch attack: Prince William to honour victims

The duke visited New Zealand following the Christchurch earthquakes in 2011, and William and the Duchess of Cambridge carried out a tour of ...

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Are you a white nationalist? Facebook just banned you

But that thinking changed after discussions with civil society groups and race relations experts over the last three months, the company says...

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Final blow to May’s premiership as Brexit deal rejected again

According to the Reuters, the decision to reject a stripped-down version of May's divorce deal has left it totally unclear how, when or even wh...

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