• China, India leaders to hold summit after border row
China, India leaders to hold summit after border row

In a series of tweets, senior Congress leader Randeep Singh Surjewala said: "As Modiji "hugs" his friend, President, Xi Jinping today in Wuhan , China, will he remember his innate duty to protect India's strategic interests & question China on occupation of #Dokalam impacting India's National Security?" The Chinese President will then host a din...

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  • White House Doctor Withdraws As Trump's Cabinet Nonimee
White House Doctor Withdraws As Trump's Cabinet Nonimee

He also commented that he "did not expect to have to dignify baseless and anonymous attacks on my character and integrity". Trump phoned in to Fox & Friends this morning just after Jackson withdrew his nomination and he blamed Democrats for Jackson's decision.

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  • Iran Envoy to UN Slams 'Rogue' State of Israel Protected by US
Iran Envoy to UN Slams 'Rogue' State of Israel Protected by US

Third, everyone I spoke with viewed Russia's relationship with Israel to be a much closer and more comprehensive one than its relationship with Iran. In his speech to the Security Council, Danon also discussed the May 12 deadline by which US President Donald Trump must decide if the United States will remain part of the Iran nuclear deal, known...

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  • Bills Trade Up Twice In First Round
Bills Trade Up Twice In First Round

Was it someone looking to stir up chaos? The emergence of some racist tweets from Allen's past may have an even greater impact on the quarterback's draft stock. The Cleveland Browns are reporting mulling between Allen and reigning Heisman Trophy victor Baker Mayfield of Oklahoma for the top overall pick, multiple media outlets reported this w...

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  • No plans for stopover here despite Donald's visit to UK
No plans for stopover here despite Donald's visit to UK

She came to the US shortly after Trump's inauguration. "I really enjoyed the meeting", Kudlow said on the network's Squawk on the Street program. In a letter to the US President, six conservative groups recommend he should instead focus his visit on his "ancestral home" of Scotland, including a meeting with the Queen at Balmoral.

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  • Pak Foreign Minister disqualified from parliament
Pak Foreign Minister disqualified from parliament

Petitioner Usman Dar of the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI), who lost elections to Asif in 2013, filed the petition a year ago, seeking the disqualification of Asif for holding a UAE iqama (visa). Talking to a private news channel on Thursday, he said that he reserves the right to challenge verdict of the IHC. "I am hopeful of getting relief from ...

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  • Pompeo-Kim photos released as new secretary of state confirmed
Pompeo-Kim photos released as new secretary of state confirmed

First is denuclearisation, whereby North Korea renounces its nuclear weapons, which is a core strategic goal for the South and key regional actors such as the United States and Japan. Fred and Cindy Warmbier have filed a lawsuit against the country of North Korea over the death of their son, Otto. The two leaders were handed flowers by a Sout...

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  • UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was 'disappointing missed opportunity'
UK Jewish leaders: Corbyn meeting was 'disappointing missed opportunity'

Speaking before a much-anticipated meeting with Jewish leaders, the Labour leader also appeared to criticise elements of the Palestinian movement for anti-Semitism for the first time, "in one of the most significant breaks from his supporters", says The Times .

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  • Yankees reportedly promote top prospect Gleyber Torres
Yankees reportedly promote top prospect Gleyber Torres

The team has not yet made an announcement. The 21-year-old Torres, whom Baseball America, Baseball Prospectus and MLB .com ranked among the top six prospects in the game entering this season, struck out swinging in his first at-bat, hit into a 5-4-3 double play his next time up, fouled out to first and flied out to right field.

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  • U.S. media giant Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for Sky
U.S. media giant Comcast challenges Murdoch with rival bid for Sky

And, yes, that's quite a bit more moolah from the Comcast boss than the £10.75 per share from 21st Century Fox: the business co-chaired by Mr Murdoch, who's also the ultimate owner of The Times . Fox has since proposed several measures to try to assuage the regulator's fears over the Murdochs' potential influence. Additionally, Comcast rea...

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  • Armenia ranked 80th in 2017 Press Freedom Index
Armenia ranked 80th in 2017 Press Freedom Index

The country finished No. 43 in 2017 and No. 41 in 2016 . The ongoing wars in Syria (117) and Yemen (down one at 167) and the terrorism charges still being used in Egypt (161), Saudi Arabia (down one at 169) and Bahrain (down two at 166) continue to make West Asia the most hard and unsafe region for journalists to operate in.

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  • Prince George, Princess Charlotte Share A Sweet Moment While Visiting Third Sibling
Prince George, Princess Charlotte Share A Sweet Moment While Visiting Third Sibling

Prince George and Princess Charlotte have already met their new sibling, arriving around 4.30pm today with their father to the Lindo Wing. The world watched as Kate Middleton went into labour with her third child, but it was Princess Charlotte who stole the show.

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No "genocide" for Armenians, just "great tragedy", Trump says

April 24 at the same time reminds us about our greatest losses and the fact how firm, unbending and vital we are. "The Roman persecution of the Christians, the Turkish massacres of Armenians, the extermination of millions of Jews and Poles by the Nazis are outstanding examples of the crime of genocide".

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"Chemical Firearms inspectors in Douma, Syria, Assemble samples from site, " OPCW says

In a statement , the OPCW said it would now evaluate and consider whether the team needs to make a second visit to Douma. Negotiators in the last rebel-held bastion in Syria's eastern Ghouta reached a deal on Saturday with the Russian side to evacuate the wounded from Douma to rebel-held northern Syria, local sources familiar with the deal s...

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  • Senate panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state
Senate panel approves Pompeo for secretary of state

The Asahi Shimbun reported Monday that Kim took a friendly approach to Pompeo, who has been nominated to replace Rex Tillerson as U.S. Mr Mike Pompeo may fail to win approval from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to be the next secretary of state.

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  • Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship in care row
Alfie Evans granted Italian citizenship in care row

Mr Justice Hayden is scheduled to oversee another hearing in Alfie Evans' case in the Family Division of the High Court in Manchester at 3.30pm today, following reports that the gravely ill toddler, who has been granted Italian citizenship, was this morning still alive and breathing without a ventilator after having life support withdrawn last nigh...

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  • Apple Takes a Step on Payment of Back Taxes to Ireland
Apple Takes a Step on Payment of Back Taxes to Ireland

According to the newspaper, the Irish authorities appointed managers for an escrow account last month to be responsible for the money until the outcome of the appeal. Mr. Donohoe has said about the agreement that it is,"is a significant milestone with regard to the commencement of the recovery of the alleged State aid, as the Escrow Framework Deed...

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  • S.Korea Turns Off Propaganda Speakers Along Border
S.Korea Turns Off Propaganda Speakers Along Border

This photo, carried by North Korea's state-run news agency, on April 24, 2018, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (L) visiting China's Embassy in Pyongyang to mourn Chinese tourists killed in bus accident that occurred in the North days earlier.

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  • Former President George HW Bush in intensive care
Former President George HW Bush in intensive care

The statement went on to say that Bush is "responding to treatments and appears to be recovering". Former President George H.W. Bush is in the hospital in intensive care , his office told reporters Monday evening. She was 92 , and she and her husband had been married for 73 years - the longest presidential marriage in U.S. history. The story ...

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  • Plastic bags could soon be banned in New York State
Plastic bags could soon be banned in New York State

If the bill were approved by the state Legislature, it would kick in January 1, 2019. Before setting off, Nixon said Cuomo hasn't done enough to develop renewable energy industries in NY state despite being in office for more than seven years.

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  • Driver in custody, reports of people without vital signs in Toronto crash
Driver in custody, reports of people without vital signs in Toronto crash

A white rental van with a dented front bumper was stopped on the sidewalk of a major intersection, surrounded by police vehicles. Minassian was quickly captured in a tense but brief confrontation with police officers a few blocks away from where his van jumped the sidewalk Monday.

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  • Oil Drops With Other Commodities as US Softens Rusal Stance
Oil Drops With Other Commodities as US Softens Rusal Stance

Mnuchin. RUSAL, the world's second-largest aluminum producer, in response to Russia's actions in Ukraine and Syria and interference in the 2016 presidential election. French President Emmanuel Macron, who is visiting Washington this week, and other European leaders have worked behind the scenes to persuade U.S. President Donald Trump to ease th...

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  • Key US panel narrowly recommends Pompeo as secretary of state
Key US panel narrowly recommends Pompeo as secretary of state

Rather than postpone voting until his return very late Monday, Coons agreed to allowed his vote to be recorded as "present" so the committee could finish its work. A grilling is expected Wednesday of Ronny Jackson, the White House physician nominated to head the VA, and Pompeo's potential replacement at the CIA , Gina Haspel, is also facing scruti...

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  • Waffle House gun suspect arrested after huge manhunt
Waffle House gun suspect arrested after huge manhunt

Reinking did not resist when a detective drew a gun on him, Lt. Carlos Lara said. Hudson says Reinking tried to cross bike racks near the White House grounds that were part of security barriers. Police believe Travis Reinking may be armed with one of the guns seized from him a year ago after he tried to enter the White House to see President ...

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  • Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat
Romney must compete in primary for Senate seat

The longest-serving Republican in the Senate, Hatch, eighty three, announced his retirement programs a few weeks before, despite efforts from President Trump . On Saturday, Romney told CNN he didn't know yet whether he would support Trump's 2020 re-election campaign, leaving him room to promote himself as an independent voice for Utah.

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  • Macron bringing tree sapling as gift to White House
Macron bringing tree sapling as gift to White House

Residents can expect helicopters overhead, as well. "The visit comes at a time of extremely close relations between France and the United States with regular and intense exchanges between the two presidents", an aide to Macron told reporters this week.

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  • World's oldest person dies at 117 years
World's oldest person dies at 117 years

Since Brown's death, Guinness World Records has been investigating who is the oldest person in the world and was yet to recognise Tajima as such. This post was syndicated from The Herald Nigeria Newspaper . "In January , she became weaker, so she was taken to a local hospital", Mr Yoshiyuki told AFP. Miyako, 116, was born on May 2, 1901. Af...

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  • Sean Manaea No-Hits The Boston Red Sox
Sean Manaea No-Hits The Boston Red Sox

Manaea got Hanley Ramirez to ground out to complete the first no-hitter versus the Red Sox since Seattle's Chris Bosio did it on April 22, 1993. Benintendi was batting with two outs in the top of the sixth inning when he grounded a ball to first base.

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  • France says Russian Federation obstructing OPCW experts' access to site of Douma attack
France says Russian Federation obstructing OPCW experts' access to site of Douma attack

Discussing the attacks on Syria, Russia's Foreign minister Sergei Lavrov insisted the Kremlin was very much in the loop and helped set the perimeters. Moscow has denied both allegations. Russia, a supporter of the regime, has claimed chemical weapons were not used in Douma and even accused the United Kingdom of staging the attack.

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  • Trump Wrongly Claims North Korea Has Agreed To 'denuclearization'
Trump Wrongly Claims North Korea Has Agreed To 'denuclearization'

But Trump tweeted Sunday that the North has "agreed to denuclearization (so great for World), site closure, & no more testing!" Kim said North Korea no longer needed to test nuclear bombs or intercontinental ballistic missiles now that his country had the weapons, and he would gear all efforts towards economic development.

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  • Iran says leaving the nuclear deal will isolate America
Iran says leaving the nuclear deal will isolate America

U.S. President Donald Trump has been a fierce critic of the 2015 nuclear accord signed between world powers and Iran. All six other signatories have rejected any changes in the document, although Britain, France and Germany have said they share us concerns and are negotiating separate agreements with Washington they hope will address Trump's de...

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  • Vincenzo Montella's Sevilla job under threat after heavy Barcelona loss
Vincenzo Montella's Sevilla job under threat after heavy Barcelona loss

The referee granted Barcelona a penalty after a Sevilla defender blocked the ball with his hands, which Coutinho converted to make the score 5-0 20 minutes before the final whistle. He looked tearful as he departed to a standing ovation in the second half, from some Sevilla fans too, before hoisting the Copa del Rey trophy aloft.

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  • European Union may reject UK Brexit plan as Irish impasse deepens
European Union may reject UK Brexit plan as Irish impasse deepens

The so-called "backstop" solution agreed between London and Brussels in December 2017 is meant to safeguard the invisible border principle. Yet opponents regard this "hard Brexit " plan as detrimental to the British economy, and want the United Kingdom to remain in some form of customs union with Brussels.

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  • Palestinian Engineer Gunned Down in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Police Say
Palestinian Engineer Gunned Down in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysian Police Say

Palestine's ambassador to Malaysia Anwar Al Agha later identified the victim as Palestinian Fadi al-Batsh, an engineering lecturer, but declined to say if he was a member of Hamas. "Why they wanted to kill him, we have no idea", he said. He received a PhD in electrical engineering from the Malaysian University of Malaya and during the course o...

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  • Trump, en route to golf club, predicts Michael Cohen won't 'flip'
Trump, en route to golf club, predicts Michael Cohen won't 'flip'

Agents seized documents that could lay bare details of Mr Trump's past business dealings and private life. In a string of tweets on Saturday morning, President Trump defended Michael Cohen and said he did not think he would "flip" on him as has been suggested.

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