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Protests as British MPs clash on Trump visit

It was prompted by a petition signed by 1.8 million people calling for Trump's visit to be downgraded, and came as thousands protested against his arrival outside the gates of the Palace of Westminster. In addition to the petition, 14,000 Londoners have planned to gather outside Parliament this week against Trump in a protest called "Defend Migrants, Stop Trump ".

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North Korean man arrested over killing of Kim Jong-nam

Suspects Ri Ji Hyon, O Jong Gil, Ri Jae Nam and Hong Song Sac, aged between 33 and 57, entered Malaysia in February or late January, the police chief said. South Korea's government alleged the North Korean regime is involved in the poisoning death of Kim Jong Un's estranged half-brother, Kim Jong Nam .

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Man critically injured by shark on Great Barrier Reef

The Concord Register reported that Dickson's friends rushed him to the mainland town of Cardwell, which was 30 kms away. Initial reports from the Cairns Post said Mr Dickson was attacked the moment he hit the water - after jumping from a rock near a boat ramp.

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Spain's Princess Cristina acquitted, husband jailed

She took the stand in her defense in March 2016, saying she "didn't concern herself" with her husband's business affairs. Her husband, Iñaki Urdangarin, was sentenced to six years and three months in prison and fined more than €500,000 after being found guilty of embezzlement, fraud and tax evasion.

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Former Alabama running back Trent Richardson charged with domestic violence

Hoover police Capt. Gregg Rector said Richardson was "cooperative" and was "arrested without incident". At some point their argument turned physical, which led to the woman being left with bruises and scratches. Richardson was a Heisman Trophy finalist in 2011 following a three-year career with the Crimson Tide during which he rushed for 3,243 yards and 35 touchdowns between 2009-11.

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Palestine Calls for Global Efforts to End Israeli Occupation

The United States wants to help bring the Israelis and Palestinians to "the table to have them talk through this in a fresh way, to say, 'Okay we're going back to the drawing board". "So it's an ominous indication - with Netanyahu coming to visit Trump - [that] Trump is prepared to embrace an escalation of the conflict in the region with really serious prospects [for] the armed expulsion of the Palestinians and the escalation of USA attacks in the region, including on Iran", the analyst stated.

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Boeing workers in SC vote against unionizing

The vote against unionization was nearly 75 percent. The vote was to see if Boeing Co workers would join the International Association of Machinists. "He helped us so much", Trump said. Mr. Trump is visiting Charleston for the unveiling of Boeing's 787-10 Dreamliner aircraft, a long-haul plane with a capacity of 330 passengers.

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Intel Community Denies Bombshell WSJ Report

Trump tweeted Thursday. "The spotlight has finally been put on the low-life leakers!" The New York Times reported Wednesday evening that President Donald Trump is planning to hire private equity billionaire Steve Feinberg to run a "broad review of American intelligence agencies".

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Fake News Firestorm Hits French Presidential Election

Meyer Habib, a Jewish member of the French National Assembly, lashed out at far-right leader Marine Le Pen over her promise to ban non-European dual citizenships, including Israeli ones, needling her over her father's frequent anti-Semitic comments and praise for Nazism.

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Trudeau after meeting Trump: Canada will continue to welcome refugees

Note that President Trump has loudly criticized the North American Free Trade Agreement , in which Canada is closely involved, but said today that Mexico is the real problem with NAFTA . president. The positive tone on trade struck by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Donald Trump is providing some measure of comfort within Corporate Canada.

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End goal of Turkey in Syria is Raqqa: Tayyip Erdogan

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim said earlier this week that clashes with Syrian forces had been avoided thanks to global coordination, including that between Turkey and Russian Federation. Erdogan reiterated that Turkey does not have any plans to stay in Syria after Daesh is wiped out, saying Turkey's only goal is to "clear this region of terrorism".

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Iran reacts to new United States administration at Islamic Revolution anniversary marches

The Supreme Leader has previously branded the U.S. Finally, a treaty was signed and the hostages were released. Elsewhere, demonstrators burned American flags, and chanted against the United States. Anyone confronting Iran will "regret" their aggressive policies, said Rouhani, a moderate who was elected president in 2013. Trump also imposed new sanctions on individuals and entities - but the country defiantly declared it would not halt its missile program.

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USA's pull-out from START-3 to trigger massive arms race

President George W. Bush that led to a short-lived thaw in relations between Moscow and Washington. After removing his hand from over the mouthpiece of the receiver, Trump told Putin New START was a bad deal negotiated by President Obama and that the treaty favored Russian Federation.

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Volunteers in New Zealand work to stop fresh whale stranding

New Zealand is one of those places where one of the highest number of whale stranding occurs. Recently, Care2′s Alicia Graef brought us the tragic story of a Cuvier's beaked whale that continually tried to beach itself and eventually died. Volunteer Peter Wiles told Fairfax New Zealand, "It is one of the saddest things I have seen, that many sentient creatures just wasted on the beach".

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Labour's Brexit Bill stance pathetic - Nicola Sturgeon

Her mandate to negotiate with the European Union still needs to be approved by the House of Lords, Britain's upper parliamentary chamber. Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Clive Lewis , was among the 52 MPs from the Labour party challenging the party orders of supporting the Bill.

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China, US Warplanes Nearly Collide Over Disputed South China Sea

The KJ-200 is an airborne early warning and command plane while the P-3 is a maritime surveillance aircraft. US officials said the two aircraft came within 300 meters (984 feet) of each other. China and the United States have been at odds over the growing territorial tensions regarding the South China Sea for some time. "China asserts sovereignty over Scarborough Reef along with the Philippines and Taiwan", according to the CIA World Factbook, but Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has ...

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Moscow 'Unconditionally' Condemns Deadly Attack on Red Cross in Afghanistan

Rahmatullah Turkistani, the chief of provincial police, confirmed the attack and said it took place west of the provincial capital of Shibirghan. "We've been in Afghanistan for the past 30 years assisting people in need". The assault prompted the Red Cross to halt its humanitarian work in Afghanistan. Jowzjan is infested with insurgent groups and rife with armed struggles between competing pro-government militias.

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Scottish parliament set to reject Brexit bill in symbolic vote

Scottish Liberal Democrat leader Willie Rennie said his party is "unapologetically pro United Kingdom and pro EU". While the Supreme Court has already ruled the UK Government does not need to consult the devolved administrations before it starts the formal process of leaving the EU, Mr Russell insisted the debate in Edinburgh was "more than symbolic".

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Panneerselvam revolts, says he was forced out as Tamil Nadu CM

The DMK's working president, MK Stalin, said he supported Panneerselvam and said Governor C Vidyasagar Rao should ensure a stable government in the state by allowing him to continue as chief minister. Among their many tweets and posts criticising Sasikala and showering praise on OPS, one of the disruptive tactics these OPS supporters came up with was to post the names and phone numbers of AIADMK MLAs, urging other users to call their MLAs and register their support for OPS and their rejection ...

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Canada's population now at 35 million, growth in Waterloo Region and Guelph

Collingwood is close behind. According to Statistic's Canada's evaluation of the data, 17 of the 25 census municipalities outside of urban areas with a population of more than 5,000, with the largest decrease in residents are in Atlantic Canada and Quebec.

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Hekmatyar removed from designated terrorists list

Under the deal, the Afghan government promised to offer an official pardon to the associates of the militant group. In details mentioned about the leader, the statement said Hekmatyar was listed on February 20, 2003 and was believed to be in the Afghanistan/Pakistan border area in early 2011.

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Suspect In Queens Jogger's Violent Rape And Murder Arrested

Her father found her badly beaten body in a secluded marsh. Authorities in NY say one person is in custody related to the murder of a 30-year-old jogger last year. She had left the family home in Howard Beach at 5 p.m. on a jog. A source said the suspect is in his 20s and lives in East New York , and that he has been a person of interest in the case for a few months.

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Afghan civilian casualties hit record high in 2016

Civilian casualties resulting from the conflict in Afghanistan continue to rise, with figures released by the United Nations showing the highest number of on record. Afghan security forces caused about 20 percent of the casualties, while pro-government militias and global forces caused 2 percent each. Both Afghan government forces and the Taliban are responsible for failing to clear civilian-populated areas of explosive remnants from the fighting.

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After party, Sasikala to take full control of government

Sasikala's taking over as the chief minister became evident when she brought back several former ministers sidelined by Jayalalithaa to key party positions in a revamp on Friday. Born in 1957 in Thiruthuraipoondi, about 330 km from Chennai , Sasikala was married to M. Natarajan, a Tamil Nadu government official. But as a prelude to Sunday's development, Sasikala appointed senior leaders KA Sengottaiyan and S Duraisamy as organising secretaries of the party.

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Rahul and Akhilesh will hold road show in Agra on Friday

For me both Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav are important and hence I have sent my resignation to both."He however denied joining any other political party at present.Gaurav's father late Virendra Bhatia, former MP and a lawyer was very close to Mulayam".

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Hundreds of thousands protests in Romanian cities

If not, it should have communicated its plans to change the national anti-corruption strategy before proceeding with legislative change", Daniel Horodniceanu said. In one of the poorest countries in the European Union, many worry more about how to feed their families than the cost of corruption . When he was asked if the cabinet, which has been in power for less than a month, planned to withdraw the decree, Prime Minister Sorin Grindeanu said: "No, we don't".

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Polish FM calls EC President's letter on Trump 'inappropriate'

Prime Minister Joseph Muscat meeting with European Council President Donald Tusk in Malta last month. In an open letter delivered to leaders of the 27 member states , Mr Tusk included the new American President as part of a group of "dangerous" challenges facing the bloc, citing Russia , China and radical Islam as other threats.

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Sen. King 'Concerned' by Trump's National Security Council Changes

White House press secretary Sean Spicer said on Monday that reports of those roles being "downgraded or removed" from the council are "utter nonsense". "He is a former naval officer". As chief strategist, he was credited with reinvigorating Trump's flailing presidential campaign and crafting its unorthodox and ultimately successful game plan.

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Korea agree to strengthen defense against N. Korean threat

US President Donald Trump has reiterated the country's ironclad commitment to defend South Korea, the White House said. The two allies previous year announced the plan to deploy the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) system to South Korea.

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At State Department, 'Dissent Channel' In High Gear With Refugee Ban Protests

Once a memo is filed in the State Department's dissent channel , staff must acknowledge they have received it within two days. The surge in opposition to Trump's executive order sows immediate tension between Foggy Bottom and the White House , and creates a headache for Rex Tillerson, the president's nominee for secretary of state who's expected to receive Senate approval on Wednesday.