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Kim Jong Un's half-brother fatally poisoned in Malaysia

Kim Jong Un's half-brother fatally poisoned in Malaysia

Furthermore, Fox News is reporting that Kim Jong-Nam was allegedly stabbed by two unidentified women with " poisoned needles ". Reuters also cited an unidentified USA government source saying th...

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North Korea agents believed behind murder of leader's half-brother: United States source

North Korea agents believed behind murder of leader's half-brother: United States source

Japanese journalist Yomi Koji, who authored "My Father, Kim Jong Il , and I", said Kim Jong Nam considered "helping" his half-brother rule North Korea but changed his mind after he realized he had ...

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Russian Federation disapproves of unilateral responses to DPRK missile test: senior lawmaker

Russian Federation disapproves of unilateral responses to DPRK missile test: senior lawmaker

South Korea said Pyongyang was testing Trump. North Korea already has a variety of land-based missiles that can hit South Korea and Japan, including US military bases in those countries. On a visit...

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DuPont and Chemours settle PFOA suits

DuPont and Chemours settle PFOA suits

In January, a federal jury ruled that DuPont should pay an additional $10.5 million in punitive damages to an OH man who says he got testicular cancer because of a chemical used to make Teflon. Keep Y...

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Trump, Trudeau Hold Joint Press Conference at White House

Trump, Trudeau Hold Joint Press Conference at White House

Mr. Trudeau's close cooperation with Mr. Trump and Ivanka could ease some worries among Canadians that the U.S. President will enact protectionist measures that could hurt the Canadian economy. The tr...

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Hunter Valley firefighters warn of catastrophic fire danger

Hunter Valley firefighters warn of catastrophic fire danger

The states of New South Wales and Queensland have felt sweltering temperatures, exceeding 40C, in recent days. "This is as bad as it gets". "I would recommend that all residents review their Bush Fi...

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Trump Adviser Miller: New Executive Orders on Illegal Immigration an 'Option'

Trump Adviser Miller: New Executive Orders on Illegal Immigration an 'Option'

Miller said Sunday that he has worked on election campaigns in New Hampshire and that the situation is widely known in the state's political circles, though he did not provide any hard-copy evidence. ...

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Frank-Walter Steinmeier elected as new German president

German Chancellor Angela Merkel congratulated Steinmeier and said she was convinced he would be an excellent president who would have the support of the vast majority of the people. That could create ...

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German airport closed after suspicious substance found

An airport spokesman said that police and firefighters had concluded from their initial investigation the substance was probably pepper spray. Doctors were examining those injured by the unknown t...

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'Orange-colored' gator in SC becoming hot talker on social media

The gator is reportedly around 4 1/2 feet long, and lives in a pond in Hanahan, South Carolina. An orange-colored alligator dwells in the retention ponds at Tanner Plantation in Hanahan. So what might...

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Polish Prime Minister is flown to Warsaw after auto crash

Polish Prime Minister is flown to Warsaw after auto crash

The 53-year-old is undergoing tests, including X-rays, and will remain "for some time" in a government hospital in Warsaw, Rafal Bochenek said. Two security officials were also injured in the accident...

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Trump agrees to honour 'One China' policy in call with Xi

Trump agrees to honour 'One China' policy in call with Xi

Trump still has not set up a call with Xi since he took office despite speaking on the phone with more than a dozen world leaders. Xi said he greatly appreciated Trump's willingness to expand Chin...

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Turkey denies Russia's information on bombing of coordinates in Syria's al-Bab

Turkey denies Russia's information on bombing of coordinates in Syria's al-Bab

The Syrian army forces and the Turkish-led forces are not coordinating their actions, since Damascus considers the presence of the Turkish forces a violation of Syria's sovereignty. The deaths from Th...

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The Art of the Nuclear Deal

The Art of the Nuclear Deal

According to Reuters , Putin raised with Trump the possibility of extending New START, a treaty signed by the usa and Russian Federation and ratified by the Senate in 2010. "This is not a 6 a.m. twe...

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Massive Anti-American Protests Break Out in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Massive Anti-American Protests Break Out in the Islamic Republic of Iran

Trump recently imposed fresh sanctions on Iranian individuals and entities in reaction to a missile test on January 29. He also stated that he believed that Donald Trump and his behavior "showed the r...

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Romanian Justice Minister resigns over controversial corruption reforms

Critics said the decree would have turned back the clock on the fight against corruption in Romania. As you've seen yourself, all my initiatives that I have assumed are legal and constitutional. There...

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Erdogan approves Turkey's constitutional reform bill

The government says the proposals to create an executive presidency will simplify the government structure, but opponents fear they will lead to one-man rule in Turkey. The bill envisions granting t...

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Landslides kill 12 on Indonesia's Bali island

Members of two families were among those killed in Songan village, and two people were severely injured. Landslides are common in Indonesia. All the victims were Indonesian. "Public education must...

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100 whales refloated in NZ rescue bid, but many stranded again

100 whales refloated in NZ rescue bid, but many stranded again

Volunteers used blankets doused with water to keep the whales cool and damp while they waited for high tide. The spokesman of the Department of Conservation , Herb Christophers, told the news age...

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Job numbers jump in Colorado's solar sector

Job numbers jump in Colorado's solar sector

The total number of people employed converting the sun's rays into electricity in MA dropped by 3 percent in 2016, from 15,095 jobs in 2015 to 14,582 a year ago, according to the most recent Nation...

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MPs back Brexit bill

MPs back Brexit bill

Bill will begin its passage through the Lords on 20 February after MPs overwhelmingly backed it last night. Scottish Secretary David Mundell was the only MP from Scotland to vote for the bill, while...

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ICRC condemns deadly shooting of staff in northern Afghanistan

ICRC condemns deadly shooting of staff in northern Afghanistan

The convoy of ICRC trucks had three drivers and five field officers. The provincial police chief, Rahmatullah Turkistani, tells The Associated Press that the attack "was likely carried out by Islami...

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Narendra Modi's LS speech: Rhetoric aside, PM is bracing for demonetisation repercussions

Narendra Modi's LS speech: Rhetoric aside, PM is bracing for demonetisation repercussions

He said that he doesn't want to speak anything on PM Modi's remarks. "Unless he (Modi) says that by mistake he said this and he apologises, how can you have a dialogue with this kind of language use...

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Scottish Parliament to oppose Brexit bill

Scottish Parliament to oppose Brexit bill

The move puts Ms Dugdale at odds with UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn, who is facing a revolt by pro-Remain MPs - including the party's only Scottish MP Ian Murray - who are defying his leadership to v...

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Greater Montreal grows to 4 million: 2016 Census

Population growth in Fort St. John and surrounding areas outpaced the national average over the last five years, according to Statistic Canada's first batch of 2016 census data released today. Nunav...

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Hoeven says Corps to issue Dakota Access easement

Hoeven says Corps to issue Dakota Access easement

The move, coming two weeks after President Trump instructed the Army Corps of Engineers to conduct an expedited review of the easement, underscores the new administration's intent to spur infrastructu...

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More winter weather on tap for Burlington

More winter weather on tap for Burlington

Precipitation is expected in the morning, which could fall as mix of rain and freezing rain before 10 a.m., making roads slippery during the morning commute. He says the coast of New Hampshire will se...

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Fillon apologises over family payments

The practice is legal, though he acknowledged it is no longer seen as acceptable, and he apologised to voters. "Her salary was perfectly justified because her work was indispensable to my work as an...

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Senate holds 24hr debate on Trump's education pick

Senate holds 24hr debate on Trump's education pick

Her answers at her confirmation hearing - including those on higher education topics - were widely seen as vague or uninformed. Two moderate Senate Republicans, Susan Collins and Lisa Murkowski, buc...

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UN Removes Afghan Warlord Hekmatyar From Terrorist List

In practice, neither has really been the case, and while Hekmatyar political faction has some support, his militant faction has been practically irrelevant for years. Today, he is thought to be hiding...

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Afghan civilian casualties rose 3 per cent in 2016

Afghan civilian casualties rose 3 per cent in 2016

Assistance Mission in Afghanistan, or UNAMA, released in Kabul Monday. The United Nations said civilian casualties from fighting last year in Afghanistan hit their highest level since the organizati...

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INTERNATIONAL: Despite White House warning, Israel pushes settlement bill

According to Haaretz, the bill was drafted ostensibly to "regulate settlement in Judea and Samaria and allow its continued establishment and development". About 600,000 Jewish settlers live in about ...

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AIADMK Leader Sasikala's Husband Admitted to Hospital Due to Breathing Issues

Panneerselvam proposed the name of Chinnamma as the leader of AIADMK Legislature Party Leader. It was an unambiguous declaration that Sasikala was here to lead the party forever, as seen in her s...

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'Our country's so innocent?': Donald Trump defends 'killer' Vladimir Putin

'Our country's so innocent?': Donald Trump defends 'killer' Vladimir Putin

At the end of January, Putin and Trump held their first official phone call, which, according to the Kremlin, was " good and constructive ". The Russian president has been implicated in a number of ...

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Mulayam Singh Yadav's flip-flop is scripted, clever attempt to save Akhilesh: BJP

Mulayam Singh Yadav's flip-flop is scripted, clever attempt to save Akhilesh: BJP

Bhatia, taking to Twitter, said he was forwarding his resignation to Akhilesh Yadav and Mulayam Singh Yadav. "Mulayam Singh's flip-flop is not only scripted but also a clever attempt to save Akhilesh ...

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Missing woman's body found buried in boyfriend's house in Bhopal

Missing woman's body found buried in boyfriend's house in Bhopal

The accused was very possessive about Akanksha and he killed her as he found her talking with some person on her mobile phone, police said. During his interrogation, Udayan claimed that he killed his ...

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Trump imposes fresh sanctions over Iran's ballistic missile test

White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn on Wednesday said the U.S. was "officially putting Iran on notice" in the wake of recent Iranian actions. Trump, in his tweets on Thursday, said...

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United Kingdom government promises to 'respect Gibraltar's interests' in Brexit negotiations

The European Economic Area allows for tariff-free trade within the EU bloc. "What I am proposing can not mean membership of the single market". British Prime Minister Theresa May faces fresh legal c...

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European Union expresses 'concern' over Trump

The Prime Minister was trying to cash in on the fact she is the only European politician to have met President Trump, offering her services as a go-between as the EU tries to forge a new relationship ...

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Milo Yiannopoulos to return to Cal

In a statement following the event, the College Republicans group said it was disappointed about what happened, and called it a "shame" protesters couldn't "be respectful of McInnes". I doubt whethe...

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What to know about Atlanta native Sally Yates

The announcement came shortly after Yates, a career official and Obama appointee, said she was "not convinced" Mr. Trump's immigration order is "lawful" and that the Justice Department would not defen...

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Tiger Woods withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic due to back spasms

Tiger Woods withdraws from Dubai Desert Classic due to back spasms

It's a big advantage to finish and not to have to come back out tomorrow to play half a hole or something. And if the forecast is to be believed, the wind will have just about gone. We have to go with...

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French soldier shoots, wounds machete-wielding attacker at Paris Louvre

French soldier shoots, wounds machete-wielding attacker at Paris Louvre

There were 250 people inside the museum when the attack happened , which the Interior Ministry said are being interviewed and will be released in small groups. French president Francois Hollande t...

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United Nations says hundreds of Rohingyas killed in western Myanmar

He also criticized Myanmar's de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi for doing very little, if anything, to curb the violence against the Rohingya Muslims. "To kill babies, toddlers and young children and ra...

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At deadline, demand still high for Obamacare in Philly despite planned repeal

At deadline, demand still high for Obamacare in Philly despite planned repeal

As a result, 37,000 Wisconsin residents will have to look for new insurance plans in 2017 due to insurers dropping out of the individual marketplace. President Donald Trump's administration has alre...

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Nicki Minaj Goes OFF On Giuseppe Zanotti! What's Good??

Nicki Minaj Goes OFF On Giuseppe Zanotti! What's Good??

Jude Children's Research Hospital - but rather, "the disrespect". Zanotti has yet to respond to the claims, but at press time, all shoes bearing Minaj's first name had been scrubbed from the site. "...

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Cease-fire with CPP-NPA rebels is lifted — Duterte to military

Cease-fire with CPP-NPA rebels is lifted — Duterte to military

Rappler earlier obtained a text message sent to military commanders Thursday night about the plan of the President to lift the ceasefire. There will be no peace in this land vis-a-vis with the Communi...

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January Payroll Growth Strengthens, But Wage Growth Slows

The unemployment rate was 4.8%, a tick higher than last month's 4.7% and a little higher than expectations . Annual GDP growth has not exceeded 2.6 percent since the 2007-08 recession. The parti...

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Snap sees Apple is a significant competitor ahead its big IPO

Over the years, Snapchat has added goofy "Lenses", which lets people add animated overlays to photos and videos - animals, for example, or flower crowns and sparkly eyes. In 2016, for example, Snap ...

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United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine

United Nations ambassador Nikki Haley condemns Russian aggression in Ukraine

The Ukrainian military and Russian-backed separatists accuse each other of launching offensives in the region. She said Russian Federation "must withdraw heavy weapons and troops, stop financing s...

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