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Sanctions on Iranian oil bring US drivers pain at the pump

Pompeo's remarks came soon after Trump announced that his administration would not issue any additional Significant Reduction Exceptions to exis...

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New Zealand, France to launch pledge aimed at stopping online terror

The meeting will be held in Paris alongside the "Tech for Humanity" meeting of G7 digital ministers, which France chairs. "We want to mainta...

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United Kingdom bans Huawei from supplying 'core' parts of 5G network

Mobile operators Three UK , Vodafone , EE (BT) and O2 will today be officially told by the Government that they will be banned from deploying ...

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Newborn Baby Dies On AirAsia Flight While Emigrating To Australia

The desperate parents had her put the Baby in the Arm. As a result, Air Asia's Perth-Kuala Lumpur flight D7237, which was scheduled to depart ...

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Pompeo not ‘mature,’ Bolton ‘dim-sighted,’ DPRK lambasts top US Trump picks

Amid a standstill with North Korea , Pompeo brushed aside an angry statement this week in which Pyongyang called the top USA diplomat "reckless...

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Ann Widdecombe to stand for Brexit Party in European elections

Widdecombe, a former Conservative MP and Shadow Home Secretary said that she will stand for the Brexit Party in the upcoming European Union...

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New IRA apologises for killing of journalist Lyra McKee

McKee, 29, died as a result of injuries sustained when she was shot on the Creggan estate on April 18. The organization, which opposes Northe...

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Philippines' Duterte says to sail garbage back to Canada

Last week, a legal opinion prepared by the Victoria-based Pacific Centre for Environmental Law and Litigation said Canada's actions with the shi...

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North Korea's Kim arrives in Vladivostok for Putin summit

Accompanied by top party, military and state officials, Kim arrived at Russia's border city of Khasan in the morning on his way to Vladivostok,...

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Bombs kill 138 in Easter Day attacks on Sri Lankan churches, hotels

At least eleven foreigners are among the dead - including Britons and Americans, officials said. Sri Lankan security personnel walk past dea...

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Oregon police dog recovering after porcupine attack

Odin was called out to the scene to track the suspect. The search for the suspect, identified as Devin J. Wilson of Coos Bay, Oregon , was imme...

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Iran Appoints New IRGC Chief, Gen. Salami Vows to Destroy Israel

Major General Jafari had held the post since September 2007. The new chief commander of the IRGC Hossein Salami , appointed after the USA b...

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Florida deputy investigated for slamming teen's head into ground

He went on to say that Tony should release the deputies' body camera video which he said would explain why they reacted the way they did. "A...

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Sri Lanka attacks: Government vows to overhaul state security

Sri Lanka's failure to effectively respond to the threat has fuelled fears that a rift between Wickremesinghe and Sirisena is undermining natio...

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Trump complained to Twitter CEO about lost followers

Trump tweeted that he had a " great meeting " with Dorsey and that he wants to keep an "open dialogue" with the tech executive. Earlier on Tue...

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Israel razes home of killed Palestinian shooting suspect

The ban on Gaza Christians comes after Israeli military authorities announced the full closure of the West Bank and Gaza for Palestinian residen...

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Failed attack on Saudi security building kills four

Initial reports said that four masked and heavily armed attackers, one aged about 40 and three others aged between 18 to 20 years old, were kill...

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Association of Churches in Israel: Shocked by the Sri Lanka bombings

Putin voiced confidence that "the perpetrators and the masterminds of such a cruel and cynical crime committed amid the Easter festivities wil...

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Twitter Crushes Earnings, and Trump Takes Credit

For the first quarter of 2019, Twitter's revenue rose 18 percent from a year ago to $787 million (roughly Rs. 5,500 crores), surpassing Wall S...

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Victor of $768.4 million Powerball jackpot is revealed as 24-year-old

The winning ticket was sold at a Speedway gas station in the Milwaukee suburb of New Berlin , a city of about 40,000 people roughly 14 miles (2...

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Saudi Arabia Beheads 37 for Terrorism Crimes; Most Shiites

Maya Foa, the director of Reprieve, said the executions on Tuesday, after convictions in the specialized terrorism court, were a "horrifying s...

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Lindsey Graham Predicts House Dems' 'Stampede To Impeach' Trump

While a handful of mostly backbenchers have kept beating the impeachment drum, it hadn't really filtered up into the ranks of top leaders and pr...

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Sri Lanka attacks: What we know about Easter bombings

In this case, it also has the knock-on effect of making it harder for people caught up in the attacks to let loved ones know they are safe. It...

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Supreme Court hears arguments over citizenship question on census

It's still asked now on the American Community Survey, another census survey, though it's not part of the questionnaire that goes to everyone. B...

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Colombia mudslide death toll rises to 20

Rescue workers carry a corpse after a landslide in Rosas, Valle del Cauca department, in southwestern Colombia. A UNGRD source told reporters ...

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Volcano on Indonesia's Bali resort island erupts again

The centre warned: "Residents and tourists should steer clear of the danger zone within a 4-kilometer radius from the crater". Arie said based...

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US Militia Leader Accused of Plot to Assassinate Obama, Clinton, Soros

According to a criminal complaint filed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the agency received reports alleging "militia extremist activit...

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Netanyahu says he'll name Golan Heights town after Trump

In 1967, Israel seized the territory in the Six-Day War, and then annexed it in 1981. It followed a December 2017 decision to recognise Je...

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UAE: Emirati woman wakes up from coma after 27 years

A woman from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) who was seriously injured in a traffic accident in 1991 has made a seemingly miraculous recovery aft...

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Pelosi Urges Dems to Hold Off on Impeachment

Lawmakers also acknowledged the Republican-controlled Senate would not convict the president and remove him from office if the House impeached h...

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