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October 18, 2017 12:13 pm gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday (October 17) he believed Republicans had enough votes to pass a healthcare bill that would allocate block grants to states. “As soon as we’re finished with taxes … we really feel like we have the votes to get block grants into the states w...
In World
October 18, 2017 9:15 am gmt |
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Donald Trump celebrated Diwali on Wednesday in the Oval Office of the White House along with senior Indian-American members of the administration, including Nikki Haley, Seema Verma and community leaders. While expressing his appreciation for Indians, the US President said he values his ‘very s...
In World
October 18, 2017 8:53 am gmt |
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Tens of thousands took to the streets of Barcelona on Tuesday night (October 17) as the region refused to bow to the Spanish government’s demand that it renounce a symbolic declaration of independence, setting it on a political collision course with Madrid later this week. Many protesters carri...
In Britain
October 18, 2017 4:01 am gmt |
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British Prime Minister Theresa May and European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker agreed over dinner in Brussels on Monday (October 16) that the pace of negotiations over Britain’s departure from the European Union should be stepped up. A joint statement described a “constructive and f...
In America
October 17, 2017 8:57 am gmt |
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Amid growing tensions on the Korean Peninsula, North Korea has told the United Nations that it will not negotiate the dismantling of its nuclear weapons unless the US reversed its “hostile” policy. North Korean Deputy UN Ambassador Kim In-ryong told the UN General Assembly’s committ...
In World
October 17, 2017 3:55 am gmt |
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At least 231 people were killed and 275 others injured in a deadly bomb explosion near a popular hotel in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday. A vehicle loaded with explosives exploded at KM5, the junction in a prosperous area in downtown Mogadishu with many hotels, shopping malls and government...
In Uncategorized
October 16, 2017 1:38 pm gmt |
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Young conservative star Sebastian Kurz is on track to become Austria’s next leader after an election on Sunday (October 15) , but his party is far short of a majority and likely to seek a coalition with the resurgent far right. Foreign Minister Kurz, who is just 31, managed to propel his People...
In World
October 16, 2017 7:43 am gmt |
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US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday his diplomatic efforts will continue as long as they possibly can despite the saber-rattling on both sides of the Pacific. “Those diplomatic efforts will continue until the first bomb drops,” Tillerson said to CNN Tillerson’s comments ...
In America
October 16, 2017 3:47 am gmt |
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Thousands more Californians evacuated their homes on Saturday (October 14) as fierce wildfires spread due to constantly shifting winds, and officials expected the official death toll of 38 to rise with hundreds of people still missing. Thousands of firefighters were battling 16 major wildfires, some ...
In America
October 15, 2017 8:59 am gmt |
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The United Launch Alliance (ULA) successfully launched an Atlas V rocket on Sunday (October 15), carrying a classified military payload for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office. The rocket was launched from Florida’s Cape Canaveral Air Force Station Base at 2:30 a.m. EDT (0730 GMT) according...
In America
October 15, 2017 4:03 am gmt |
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U.S. President Donald Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement on Friday (October 13) in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Tehran is complying with the deal and warning he might ultimately terminate it. Trump announced the major shift in U.S. policy in a ...
In World
October 14, 2017 9:44 am gmt |
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Kenyan police used teargas on Friday (October 13) to disperse protesters in the country’s three main cities, as a standoff between the government and opposition leaders over a planned repeat presidential election continued. On Thursday (October 12), the government banned demonstrations in the c...
In World
October 14, 2017 5:32 am gmt |
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People in Tehran watched with bated breath as U.S. President Donald Trump announced during a live broadcast on Friday (October 13) a major shift in U.S. policy towards Iran. Trump struck a blow against the 2015 Iran nuclear agreement in defiance of other world powers, choosing not to certify that Teh...
In America
October 14, 2017 3:52 am gmt |
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Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan blamed his country’s dispute with the United States on the outgoing U.S. ambassador John Bass on Thursday (October 12), saying Washington was “sacrificing” relations with its NATO ally. At a meeting with provincial governors in Ankara Erdogan ...
In Canada
October 13, 2017 10:44 am gmt |
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Canadian couple and their three children born in captivity have been freed in Pakistan, nearly five years after the couple was abducted in neighbouring Afghanistan, Pakistani and U.S. officials said on Thursday (October 12). American Caitlan Coleman and her Canadian husband, Joshua Boyle, were kidnap...