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World watching for signs of North Korea nuclear breakthrough at two key summits
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 04:00:24 +0200
When North Korean leader Kim Jong Un meets South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday the world will have a single overriding interest: How will ...
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Florida man who went on Philippines sex trips gets 330 years for child porn
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:38:07 +0200
A Florida man has been sentenced to 330 years in prison on child pornography charges after authorities say he took sex tourism trips to the ...
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Farm on fire after Saudis down new missile from Yemen’s Houthi rebels: state media
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:37:59 +0200
Saudi air defenses on Sunday intercepted a ballistic missile fired by Yemeni rebels at the kingdom’s southern border city of Najran, which set a farm ...
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2018 atmosphere finds Americans ripe for protests, and not just over Trump
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:37:21 +0200
She was the face of mass protest, but long ago lost her faith in protesting.Then, last year, thousands of women set out to march on ...
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Putin’s turf war with Telegram escalates as Russia blocks IPs
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:36:03 +0200
Russia’s communications regulator blocked some Alphabet Inc. internet addresses, blaming the U.S. owner of Google for helping Pavel Durov’s Telegram Messenger LLP service evade government ...
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Norwegian detainee in Russia admits being courier for Oslo’s spy service: lawyer
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:36:02 +0200
A Norwegian man suspected by Russia of espionage has admitted to being a courier for Norway’s military intelligence, his Norwegian lawyer said on Sunday.Frode Berg, ...
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Abe plans July France visit as Taro Kono seeks Japan trip by Macron
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:34:29 +0200
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe plans to visit France in July, Foreign Minister Taro Kono told his French counterpart, Jean-Yves Le Drian, on Sunday.During talks in ...
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Ruling bloc-backed incumbent wins Okinawa mayoral election
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 03:20:17 +0200
The ruling bloc-backed incumbent won Sunday’s mayoral election in the city of Okinawa, dealing a blow to opponents of the relocation of a major U.S. ...
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Trump leads on North Korea as G-7 ministers meet: U.S. envoy
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:28:41 +0200
The U.S. ambassador to Canada said Sunday that President Donald Trump is leading international efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.Ambassador ...
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Web firms ‘turning blind eye’ to children, may face regulation: U.K.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:17:41 +0200
Britain’s health minister, Jeremy Hunt, threatened to impose new regulations on social media firms unless they do more to protect young people using their services.Hunt ...
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GOP’s Bob Corker says he won’t oppose Democrat ‘friend’ seeking his Senate seat
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:13:36 +0200
Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to campaign against the Democrat seeking to fill his seat.Corker says he ...
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Loud explosions again rock northern Mali’s Timbuktu near U.N. peacekeeper bases
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:11:55 +0200
Several loud explosions rocked the northern Mali city of Timbuktu on Sunday near military bases where one U.N peacekeeper was killed and seven French troops ...
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Two suicide bombers kill four in north Nigeria mosque in town ravaged by Boko Haram
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:11:01 +0200
Two suicide bombers killed four Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in ...
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French globalist Macron maintains tough-love friendship with nationalist Trump
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:08:43 +0200
Of everything Emmanuel Macron has accomplished in nearly a year as France’s president, the most important may be his tough-love friendship with Donald Trump.From their ...
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Canadian accused of killing Peruvian medicine woman is lynched in Amazon
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:07:18 +0200
A Canadian man was lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after residents of a remote village accused him of killing an 81-year-old medicine woman a day ...
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A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, abuse and murder
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:06:29 +0200
What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.A young woman ...
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Canada to host the world’s female foreign ministers ahead of UNGA gathering
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:04:58 +0200
Canada will host the world’s small but growing band of female foreign ministers for talks ahead of this year’s U.N. General Assembly, Canada’s Chrystia Freeland ...
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Trump’s next $100 billion tariff dilemma: Hit Walmart or Apple Store?
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:01:22 +0200
U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this ...
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China cyberspies believed targeted Japanese defense firms for North Korea secrets
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:59:28 +0200
Chinese hackers have targeted Japanese defense companies, possibly to get information on Tokyo’s policy toward resolving the North Korean nuclear impasse, according to cybersecurity firm ...
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Islamic State suicide bomber targeting Shiite ‘apostates’ kills 57 at Kabul voter registration center
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:53:47 +0200
An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding ...
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Semi-nude gunman kills four at Tennessee Waffle House, flees after patron disarms him
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:44:55 +0200
A gunman wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and shot four people to ...
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Trump claims North Korea has agreed to denuclearize, but it hasn’t ditched its ‘treasured sword’
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:43:39 +0200
President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that’s not the case.North ...
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More than 20 reported dead in Nicaragua protests over pension reforms
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:42:45 +0200
More than 20 people have been killed in a clashes between Nicaraguan police and demonstrators during a wave of protests over pension reform, a local ...
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Russian lawyer questions why Robert Mueller hasn’t contacted her, doubts he seeks the truth
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:41:48 +0200
A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father’s 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that ...
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11 migrants found dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast: navy
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:40:55 +0200
At least eleven migrants died at sea and another 263 were rescued on Sunday in two separate operations off the coast of Libya, the country’s ...
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Trump leads on North Korea as G-7 ministers meet: U.S. envoy
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:28:41 +0200
The U.S. ambassador to Canada said Sunday that President Donald Trump is leading international efforts to persuade North Korea to give up its nuclear weapons.Ambassador ...
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Web firms ‘turning blind eye’ to children, may face regulation: U.K.
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:17:41 +0200
Britain’s health minister, Jeremy Hunt, threatened to impose new regulations on social media firms unless they do more to protect young people using their services.Hunt ...
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GOP’s Bob Corker says he won’t oppose Democrat ‘friend’ seeking his Senate seat
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:13:36 +0200
Outgoing Republican Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee is sticking by his decision not to campaign against the Democrat seeking to fill his seat.Corker says he ...
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Loud explosions again rock northern Mali’s Timbuktu near U.N. peacekeeper bases
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:11:55 +0200
Several loud explosions rocked the northern Mali city of Timbuktu on Sunday near military bases where one U.N peacekeeper was killed and seven French troops ...
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Two suicide bombers kill four in north Nigeria mosque in town ravaged by Boko Haram
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:11:01 +0200
Two suicide bombers killed four Muslim worshippers in a mosque in a northeast Nigerian town still being rebuilt after virtual destruction by Boko Haram in ...
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French globalist Macron maintains tough-love friendship with nationalist Trump
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:08:43 +0200
Of everything Emmanuel Macron has accomplished in nearly a year as France’s president, the most important may be his tough-love friendship with Donald Trump.From their ...
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Canadian accused of killing Peruvian medicine woman is lynched in Amazon
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:07:18 +0200
A Canadian man was lynched in the Peruvian Amazon after residents of a remote village accused him of killing an 81-year-old medicine woman a day ...
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A joyful reunion with birth parents leads to incest, abuse and murder
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:06:29 +0200
What started out as a joyful reunion of a young woman with her birth parents soon turned sour, then shocking, and finally deadly.A young woman ...
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Canada to host the world’s female foreign ministers ahead of UNGA gathering
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:04:58 +0200
Canada will host the world’s small but growing band of female foreign ministers for talks ahead of this year’s U.N. General Assembly, Canada’s Chrystia Freeland ...
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Trump’s next $100 billion tariff dilemma: Hit Walmart or Apple Store?
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 02:01:22 +0200
U.S. consumers may be about to directly feel the effects of the trade fight started by U.S. President Trump with China and other countries this ...
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China cyberspies believed targeted Japanese defense firms for North Korea secrets
Mon, 23 Apr 2018 01:59:28 +0200
Chinese hackers have targeted Japanese defense companies, possibly to get information on Tokyo’s policy toward resolving the North Korean nuclear impasse, according to cybersecurity firm ...
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Islamic State suicide bomber targeting Shiite ‘apostates’ kills 57 at Kabul voter registration center
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:53:47 +0200
An Islamic State suicide bomber carried out an attack at a voter registration center in the capital Kabul on Sunday, killing 57 people and wounding ...
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Semi-nude gunman kills four at Tennessee Waffle House, flees after patron disarms him
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:44:55 +0200
A gunman wearing nothing but a green jacket and brandishing an assault rifle stormed a Waffle House restaurant in Nashville and shot four people to ...
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Trump claims North Korea has agreed to denuclearize, but it hasn’t ditched its ‘treasured sword’
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:43:39 +0200
President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to “denuclearization” before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that’s not the case.North ...
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More than 20 reported dead in Nicaragua protests over pension reforms
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:42:45 +0200
More than 20 people have been killed in a clashes between Nicaraguan police and demonstrators during a wave of protests over pension reform, a local ...
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Russian lawyer questions why Robert Mueller hasn’t contacted her, doubts he seeks the truth
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:41:48 +0200
A Russian lawyer who discussed sanctions with Donald Trump Jr. in New York during his father’s 2016 campaign for the U.S. presidency said Sunday that ...
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11 migrants found dead, 263 rescued off Libya coast: navy
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:40:55 +0200
At least eleven migrants died at sea and another 263 were rescued on Sunday in two separate operations off the coast of Libya, the country’s ...
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Israeli justice minister vows to help Ethiopian Jews move to Israel
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:39:07 +0200
Israel’s justice minister vowed to help Ethiopia’s Jews immigrate to Israel as soon as possible during a rare visit to Ethiopia.Ayelet Shaked visited the synagogue ...
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Iraq says it killed 36 Islamic State ‘terrorists’ in Syria airstrike
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:37:47 +0200
Iraq said Sunday its forces had killed “36 terrorists” belonging to the Islamic State jihadist group, including senior members, in air raids this past week ...
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Police try to unlock phone with dead man’s finger in Florida
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:36:39 +0200
Florida authorities went to a funeral home and used a dead man’s finger to try to unlock his cellphone as part of their investigation.Thirty-year-old Linus ...
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Syrian regime forces pound Islamic State-held districts in Damascus, exacting civilian toll
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:36:05 +0200
Syrian government forces used warplanes, helicopters and artillery on Sunday to pound districts of the capital held by the Islamic State group, in a bid ...
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GOP looks to invoke ghost of Hillary Clinton as central villain in midterm election strategy
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:35:01 +0200
Almost 18 months have passed since Hillary Clinton lost the presidential election. She holds no position of power in government. And she is not expected ...
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Chinese gold mining in Cameroon tied to killings, corruption and land grabs
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 23:34:11 +0200
Killings, land grabs, corruption … tensions and violence are rising in eastern Cameroon as Chinese firms take advantage of a regulatory twilight zone to mine ...
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Agency raises eruption alert level for Mount Shirane volcano
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 18:28:07 +0200
The Meteorological Agency said Sunday it has raised the volcanic alert level for Mount Shirane, situated in eastern Japan, from Level 1 to Level 2 ...
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Abe meets families of abductees and stresses need to advance long-stalled issue with North Korea
Sun, 22 Apr 2018 16:44:17 +0200
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe stressed Sunday his resolve to move forward the long-stalled issue of past abductions of Japanese nationals by North Korea, a day ...
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