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Speaker receives letter of resignation from SA President Zuma

Speaker receives letter of resignation from SA President Zuma

This has necessitated that the election of the President, which was initially scheduled for Friday, 16 February 2018, be changed to today at 14.00. The African National Congress will vote in Parliam...

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Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij

Turkey proposes joint-US plan to remove Kurd militia from Syria's Manbij

But Turkish presidential sources said Erdogan made no secret of Turkey's concerns during the over three-hour meeting with the former chief of energy giant Exxon Mobil. Turkey launched an assault in ...

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North Korea's Kim says important to shore up dialogue with South

North Korea's Kim says important to shore up dialogue with South

Pence called it "maximum pressure and engagement at the same time ". The co-hosts of " The View " couldn't help but note the hypocrisy from Vice President Mike Pence during the Olympic Games in ...

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Bannon Met With Mueller Over Russiagate Multiple Times This Week

Bannon Met With Mueller Over Russiagate Multiple Times This Week

Bannon invoked executive privilege when asked questions that extended beyond his list, an assertion the committee does not believe he has the grounds to make, the lawmakers said. On Wednesday night, t...

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North Korean figure skaters charm South Korean fans at Olympics

North Korean figure skaters charm South Korean fans at Olympics

Apparently officials on the scene thought Howard was trying to rile up the North Korean cheerleaders on hand, and indeed, he told Adelson that one of his goals was to "meet the cheerleaders". " Who ...

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Ethiopia prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns

Ethiopia prime minister Hailemariam Desalegn resigns

Mr. Hailemariam, who has led the country since 2012, also stepped down as chairman of the ruling coalition. Hailemariam oversaw a smooth handover on the death of former Marxist rebel Meles Zenawi ,...

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Nepal gets first ever new cabinet with federal system

Nepal gets first ever new cabinet with federal system

The leader of the Communist Party of Nepal (Unified Marxist Leninist), Khadga Prasad Oli, is expected to become the next prime minister. Deuba will officially present his resignation to President...

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Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi goes on trial

Palestinian teenager Ahed Tamimi goes on trial

He said the Tamimi case is not isolated, and that Israel detains and prosecutes 500 to 700 Palestinian children in military courts annually. International organizations, including Amnesty Inter...

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Second federal judge halts DACA termination

Second federal judge halts DACA termination

Tuesday's ruling , combined with a ruling from a California judge last month , means the program could end up going beyond the March 5 date. The issues surrounding DACA began with President Don...

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Iraq's reconstruction after ISIL defeat to cost $88 bln

Iraq's reconstruction after ISIL defeat to cost $88 bln

About $22 billion will be required in the short term and another $66 billion in the medium term, the director-general of the country's planning ministry, Qusay Adulfattah, told the conference , witho...

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House panel launches investigation of Rob Porter's security clearance

House panel launches investigation of Rob Porter's security clearance

White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter (L) reminds U.S. President Donald Trump he had a bill to sign after he departed quickly following remarks at his golf estate in Bedminster, New Jersey U.S., ...

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Pakistan still not cracking down on militants, U.S. intel chief says

Pakistan still not cracking down on militants, U.S. intel chief says

FBI Director Christopher Wray on Tuesday told the Senate Intelligence Committee that the agency twice provided the White House with information on former Trump aid Rob Porter, who was forced to r...

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Bomber gets life in prison for NY and NJ attacks

Bomber gets life in prison for NY and NJ attacks

One person who was near the blast, Pauline Nelson, also stood up to address Rahimi. Following a three-hour hearing in Manhattan, U.S. District Judge Richard Berman said he found no compelling argume...

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Barack and Michelle Obama Smithsonian Portraits Unveiled

Barack and Michelle Obama Smithsonian Portraits Unveiled

The paintings were revealed Monday at the gallery, which is part of the Smithsonian group of museums. A few others noticed similarities between Barack's portrait and Beyoncé's iconic maternity por...

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South Africa's ANC To Support No-Confidence Motion Against Zuma

South Africa's ANC To Support No-Confidence Motion Against Zuma

He was due to take over in 2019, when Mr Zuma was to stand down, but it now appears he will assume power much sooner. He faces more than 780 allegations relating to a 1990s arms deal alone, and face...

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Russian man duped US spies of USD 100000

Russian man duped US spies of USD 100000

Trump's tweet on Saturday said, "It is all starting to come out". Judicial Watch is a right-wing advocacy group that has been accused of peddling unfounded conspiracy theories about Democrats, acco...

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At least three killed in Grand Canyon helicopter tour crash

At least three killed in Grand Canyon helicopter tour crash

Francis Bradley, Hualapai Nation police chief, said the chopper went down in Grand Canyon West, located in northwestern Arizona. Specialists said every one of the four were level 1 injury patients. ...

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Passenger jet with 71 on board crashes in Russian Federation

Passenger jet with 71 on board crashes in Russian Federation

Plane fragments were found in the Ramenskoye area about 40 kilometers (25 miles) from the airport. Russian Federation has experienced record snowfalls in recent days and visibility was reportedly po...

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Eastwood's film on train heroes fails to impress

Eastwood's film on train heroes fails to impress

The 2006 diptych Flags of Our Fathers and Letters from Iwo Jima was near flawless, while the more recent American Sniper faced charges of simplifying a complex situation, and more generally ...

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FBI Investigation Into Death Of Texas Border Patrol Agent Still Open

FBI Investigation Into Death Of Texas Border Patrol Agent Still Open

Disoriented and unsure of his location, Garland told the dispatcher that he and Martinez were injured. But Garland is still recovering and has trouble remembering what happened, according to Lee Smi...

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Duterte Orders Bell Helicopter Deal Cancellation After Canada Raises Human Rights Issue

Duterte Orders Bell Helicopter Deal Cancellation After Canada Raises Human Rights Issue

Duterte said in the future the Philippine military will not buy its equipment from either Canada or the U.S. But a senior officer in the Philippines military, which has been accused of committing hu...

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Oxfam pressed over claims its aid staff in Haiti used prostitutes

Oxfam pressed over claims its aid staff in Haiti used prostitutes

An investigation by The Times UK revealed that Oxfam, which receives £300 million ($414 million USA dollars) in British government funds and charitable donations, let three staffers resign and fired...

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China dismisses accusations from former Maldives leader

China dismisses accusations from former Maldives leader

Judge Ali Hameed was being harshly treated, Nasheed, who was granted asylum by Britain after the Male government allowed him to leave jail for medical treatment overseas in 2016, said in a Twitter pos...

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Jammu: Para Commandos Airlifted To Sunjuwan Army Camp, Alert Sounded Across State

Jammu: Para Commandos Airlifted To Sunjuwan Army Camp, Alert Sounded Across State

The site was cordoned off and surrounded by police and army units called in as reinforcements. The last firing took place at 6 am. A police team has been deployed to cordon off the area as the gun...

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Democrats slam Trump's praise of ex-staffer accused of domestic abuse

But for White House staff, protected privacy may not cover all the information unearthed during the background check as the process consists of two separate reviews - one for clearance and one for sui...

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Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants

Syrian Kurdish forces capture two British 'IS' militants

Alexanda Kotey and El Shafee ElSheikh were detained by Kurdish forces in Syria and have reportedly revealed "valuable information" on the IS leadership and structure. Aine Davis, another member of the...

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Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown

Congress Facing Midnight Deadline To Avoid Government Shutdown

The proposal would increase investments in domestic programs and the military to the tune of $300 billion over the next two years, a major victory for Democrats concerned that a Republican-led governm...

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GOP Redistricting Fight Continues in Pennsylvania

GOP Redistricting Fight Continues in Pennsylvania

Republicans already have filed an appeal at the 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. That's from Supreme Court reporter Amy Howe. Republicans have been in the courts most of this decade trying to de...

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Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Tsvangirai

Zimbabwe Opposition Leader Tsvangirai "Critically Ill"

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai , is critically ill in a South African hospital and his supporters should "brace for the worst". After Mugabe was eased out of power, new preside...

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Who's in charge in South Africa these days?

Who's in charge in South Africa these days?

In a statement, Mr Ramaphosa said the NEC meeting was suspended to allow himself and Mr Zuma to conclude their talks, and he promised to report back "in the coming days". Both Mr Zuma and the Guptas d...

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Stars lock in future with National Signing Day

Stars lock in future with National Signing Day

Texas A&M got Brown on campus last weekend and secured the flip from the national champions. In the rich get richer vein, Clemson pried five-star wide receiver Justyn Ross out of Alabama, as Dabo ...

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Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

Ex-Bangladesh PM Khaleda Zia sentenced to 5 years in graft case

Following the verdict, local newspaper The Daily Star said Zia was taken to the Dhaka Central jail . Zia, 72, denies misusing global funds donated to the charitable children's trust. Zia, who e...

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FLASHBACK: Obama Claims He Doesn't Talk To FBI Director About Pending Investigations

FLASHBACK: Obama Claims He Doesn't Talk To FBI Director About Pending Investigations

Almost two months before former FBI Director James Comey announced the bureau was reopening its investigation into Hillary Clinton's private email use as secretary of state, two FBI officials disc...

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Arsenal handed triple injury boost ahead of North London Derby

Arsenal handed triple injury boost ahead of North London Derby

That is down to the referees and I think that sometimes, at normal speed, it is very hard to determine". They extend a little bit the rules. "I think he wanted to say that tricking your opponent, yo...

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Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

Syrian Pro-Regime Forces Attack Prompts Coalition Defensive Strikes

The official said about 100 pro-government forces were killed in the counterattack. US officials say about 500 pro-Assad regime forces participated in the attack on the coalition location, using hea...

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