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President Trump bans United States use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency

President Trump bans United States use of Venezuelan cryptocurrency

The administration said any investment in the so-called Petro digital curency should be viewed as "directly supporting this dictatorship and its attempts to undermine democratic order in Venezuel...

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In tit-for-tat move Russia expels 23 UK diplomats

In tit-for-tat move Russia expels 23 UK diplomats

Moscow also chose to close the British Council in Russian Federation and to withdraw permission for Britain to open a general consulate in St Petersburg, the ministry said in a statement. "We have no...

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Syrian rebels back by Turkey capture Kurdish enclave

Syrian rebels back by Turkey capture Kurdish enclave

The statue was of the blacksmith Kawa, a central figure in a Kurdish legend about the new year celebration of Nawroz. A Whatsapp group run by the Kurdish-dominated Syrian Democratic Forces said T...

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Zarco takes pole for MotoGP's Qatar opener in record time

Zarco takes pole for MotoGP's Qatar opener in record time

By the end of the first lap, he can pass two on the first straight. Making his 200th start in the premier-class, Dani Pedrosa (Repsol Honda Team) took seventh position, ahead of early race leader J...

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Israeli forces raid, make arrests after West Bank auto ramming

Israeli forces raid, make arrests after West Bank auto ramming

Israel's military targeted a Hamas observation post on Saturday after an explosive device detonated near the border between the Gaza Strip and Israel, the military said. The statement added that it ...

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North Korea's Kim 'taking stock' of Trump meet: SKorean official

North Korea's Kim 'taking stock' of Trump meet: SKorean official

The US does not have a diplomatic presence in North Korea. Choe Kang Il, deputy director for North American affairs at Pyongyang's Foreign Ministry, was seen at Beijing airport Sunday departing for ...

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Missing teen went to Mexico with 45-year-old man

Missing teen went to Mexico with 45-year-old man

Luu learns that Amy has listed Esterly as her stepfather in school documents and, since November, Esterly has signed her out from the school 10 times without her mother's knowledge or permission, acco...

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European Union again calls on Russian Federation to return Crimea to Ukraine - Mogherini

Russian authorities have organized four polling stations in diplomatic missions located in Ukraine , namely in Kiev, Kharkiv, Lviv, and Odessa. "In these circumstances, acknowledging Russia's aggr...

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Irish PM joins NYC St. Patrick's parade

Irish PM joins NYC St. Patrick's parade

Kyle Murphy was among local residents celebrating in his community. Meanwhile revellers in Trafalgar Square enjoyed performances from the likes of Irish poet Stephen James Smith and singer-songwrite...

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Tiger Woods chases leaders during third round of Arnold Palmer Invitational

Tiger Woods chases leaders during third round of Arnold Palmer Invitational

A record eight-times victor on the Bay Hill layout, the former world number one was in vintage form, mixing six birdies with a single double bogey to put a marker down for a ninth Palmer Invitational ...

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An Engineer Noted Cracking In FIU Bridge Days Before It Collapsed

An Engineer Noted Cracking In FIU Bridge Days Before It Collapsed

The FDOT statement does not identify "Tom", the employee with whom Pate was attempting to share his information. "When you're doing staged construction like this, what you have to make sure is that ...

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Boots up! - Pietersen career seemingly over

Boots up! - Pietersen career seemingly over

Pietersen took to social media to and posted a picture on his official Instagram that read, "Boots up!" Kevin Pietersen seemingly announces his retirement from professional cricket via Twitter. "I...

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Labour's Shadow Cabinet publicly split over Jeremy Corbyn's Russian Federation stance

Labour's Shadow Cabinet publicly split over Jeremy Corbyn's Russian Federation stance

Labour legislator Chris Williamson, a Corbyn ally, called the critics "irrelevant malcontents" who were trying to undermine the party leader. "It was absolutely freaky that at a time when you had...

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Trump signs Taiwan travel act which China opposes

Trump signs Taiwan travel act which China opposes

The US does not have formal ties with Taiwan but is required by law to help it with self-defence, and is the island's primary source of weapons. China's Foreign Ministry yesterday expressed its "res...

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Xi Jinping reelected Chinese president

Xi Jinping reelected Chinese president

China's capital was engulfed in a rare flurry of swirling snow on Saturday, sending delegates of the congress scurrying from the Great Hall of the People after the vote. A former vice premier, Mr...

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Canadian teams in good position at the Paralympics

Canadian teams in good position at the Paralympics

She will lead the 74-member USA team at the Ceremony, which is scheduled to take place tomorrow at the Pyeongchang Olympic Stadium. "I'm super pumped and excited to share the podium with my teammate a...

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After historic delay, Merkel sworn in for 4th term as German chancellor

After historic delay, Merkel sworn in for 4th term as German chancellor

But her authority was dented by her decision in 2015 to commit Germany to an open-door policy on refugees, resulting in an influx of more than one million people that laid bare deep divisions within...

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Trump to remove national security advisor McMaster, Washington Post says

Trump to remove national security advisor McMaster, Washington Post says

But a statement issued by Steven Goldstein, the undersecretary of State for public diplomacy, said that Tillerson learned the news from the president's tweet . Kelly , Defense Secretary James N. Matt...

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Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack, says Britain

Spy poisoning: Putin most likely behind attack, says Britain

There has been much talk in Moscow of imminent and decisive retaliation, but so far nothing of substance has taken place. The Russian government has also been vague about its response to Washingto...

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Terrorist Rams Car into 4 IDF Soldiers, Killing 2

Terrorist Rams Car into 4 IDF Soldiers, Killing 2

ZAKA rescue organization volunteers reported one soldier dead at the scene and a second succumed to his injuries a short time later. "There is no such thing as individual terrorism; this terrorism ...

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Crude Oil Steady Above USD61 Despite Shale Boom

Crude Oil Steady Above USD61 Despite Shale Boom

This may be a tricky situation, because it demands OPEC to further extend its production cuts. "In the longer term, the ability of OPEC to control production and prices is questionable, given the gr...

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New York Rep. Louise Slaughter dead at 88

New York Rep. Louise Slaughter dead at 88

Her bill, the Stop Trading On Congressional Knowledge (STOCK) Act of 2012, requires lawmakers to disclose which stocks they buy and sell to their constituents - a law that ultimately led to the ongoin...

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UK Defence Secretary says Russian Federation should 'go away' and 'shut up'

UK Defence Secretary says Russian Federation should 'go away' and 'shut up'

Speaking this morning as he unveiled plans to build a new chemical weapons defence centre, Williamson said it was "clear the Kremlin is ripping up the global rule book, using its growing hybrid capabi...

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CBS says work needed on Stormy Daniels interview before airing

CBS says work needed on Stormy Daniels interview before airing

He said the porn star, her manager, and her lawyer were discussing how best to address the Trump conversation. She said she did not have the "vast resources" to fight Trump and lawyer Michael Cohen...

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Hillary Clinton: The Biggest, Sorest, Nastiest Loser

Hillary Clinton: The Biggest, Sorest, Nastiest Loser

Clinton went on to say that white women voters should fight " ongoing pressure to vote the way that your husband, your boss, your son, whoever, believes you should ". "And I understand - I'm not terri...

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Telugu voters defeated BJP in Gorakhpur?

Telugu voters defeated BJP in Gorakhpur?

In Phulpur SP candidate Nagendra Pratap Singh Patel registered an astonishing victory with a margin of over 59613 votes over Kaushalendra Singh Patel. The party also failed to wrest Araria Lok Sabha...

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Saudi general 'may have been tortured to death'

Saudi general 'may have been tortured to death'

Now, nearly two months after the purge officially came to an end, The New York Times has released a report, echoing claims made by the MEE in November. While evidence of such abuse has been slow t...

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Rajya Sabha polls: Congress fields Akhilesh Prasad Singh from Bihar

Rajya Sabha polls: Congress fields Akhilesh Prasad Singh from Bihar

Among the candidates from UP , prominent is Ashok Bajpai. Agarwal said his son, an SP legislator, would vote for the BJP. Finance Minister Jaitley, a sitting member of the Upper House from Gujarat,...

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Britain, EU should aim for customs union: Germany's BDI industry lobby

Britain, EU should aim for customs union: Germany's BDI industry lobby

Flanked by European Union chief negotiator Michel Barnier , Mr Juncker told the session in Strasbourg there was "increasing urgency" to negotiate the UK's orderly withdrawal from the EU. An associa...

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Committee Republicans say no collusion with Russian Federation

Committee Republicans say no collusion with Russian Federation

That assessment, issued by the Office of the Director of National Intelligence last January, said with "high confidence" that President Vladimir Putin and the Russian government "developed a clear pre...

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