• Trump explains military action in Syria to Congress

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    North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea off the Korean Peninsula earlier this week, the latest in a series of recent test firings. Mr Trump has discussed North Korea during a series talks with Xi Jinping, the Chinese President at his Mar A Lago resort this weekend.
  • French candidate condemns 'criminal act' by US in Syria

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    LePen responded: "I think France is not responsible for Vel d'Hiv". "I think in a general way, more generally actually, those responsible were those in power then, this is not France". Some 13,000 Jews were deported by French police on July 16 and 17, 1942, many of whom were first holed up in harsh conditions at Paris' Vel d'Hiv, or the Winter Velodrome stadium.
  • Syria strike a message to others, including N Korea

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    The sudden flurry of action centering on North Korea comes on the heels of Trump's summit in Florida on Friday with Chinese President Xi Jinping. In a call on Thursday, a day after North Korea's latest missile test, Abe said he and Trump had agreed the ballistic missile launch was "a risky provocation and a serious threat".
  • U.S. attack on Syria air base crossed 'red lines': Assad allies

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    August 20, 2012: Obama says the use of chemical weapons would be a "red line" that would change his calculus on intervening in the civil war and have 'enormous consequences'. USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson is then expected to deliver a message that the Kremlin faces global isolation if it stands by the regime in Damascus.
  • Roadside bomb kills 9 Afghan forces battling the Taliban

    Roadside bomb kills 9 Afghan forces battling the Taliban

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    The Afghan security forces have beefed up security operations against militants recently as spring and summer known as fighting season are drawing near in the Central Asian country. Afghan forces have struggled to combat the Taliban since the US and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation formally concluded their combat mission more than two years ago.
  • Stephen Baldwin: Alec and I 'haven't even spoken' since Donald Trump's election

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    Alec Baldwin was back in the cold open to play the president, who visited rural Union County, Kentucky, on his way back to Washington D.C.to "be with the people who brought him there". 'Wow, what a difference 50 tomahawk missiles can make'. "We still live in a he-said, she-said culture, unfortunately, and they're not going to believe you", she said.
  • Fiji claim record 17th Hong Kong Rugby Sevens title

    Fiji claim record 17th Hong Kong Rugby Sevens title

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    The Fiji rugby team celebrates after winning the final against South Africa at the Hong Kong Sevens rugby tournament in Hong Kong , Sunday, April 9. "I think we played really well in Hong Kong but we just came up short", said the 2014-15 World Rugby Rookie of the Year. The Blitzboks remain firmly in control of the overall 2016/17 HSBC World Sevens Series standings after finishing as runners-up in Hong Kong yesterday.
  • All you need to know about Article 50 and the Brexit process

    All you need to know about Article 50 and the Brexit process

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    A more detailed mandate for the bloc's chief Brexit negotiator, Michel Barnier , needs to be approved later, before substantial talks with the government in London can begin. So we're not off to a great start for two years of negotiating. It means he will have some 16 months to conclude the basics of a withdrawal treaty and future relations framework that can then be ratified by lawmakers on both sides in time for Brexit on March 29, 2019.
  • Trumps removes chief strategist Steve Bannon from NSC

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    Flynn was forced to resign on February 13 over his contacts with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergei Kislyak, prior to Trump's taking office on January 20. Bannon will maintain his security clearance as is standard for most top West Wing officials. However, two current national security officials rejected the White House explanation, noting that two months had passed since Mr Flynn's departure.
  • Clinton Calls For Action To Stop Russian Meddling In US Elections

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    Clinton, who dedicated most of her time as First Lady to pursuing a solution for the health care question , alsocommented on the infamous all-male photo op saying that it looked like "a skit from Saturday Night Live ". "We should have been more willing to confront Assad", said Clinton. The former Secretary of State and NY senator discussed her future during an extended interview at the Women in the World Summit on Thursday.
  • Death Toll Rises in Egypt Church Bombings

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    At least 125 people were injured in the attacks. Fadi Sami, another witness, was inside the Alexandria cathedral when he heard about the church bombing in Tanta, when the Coptic pope was leading the prayers for Palm Sunday. "The government is responsible for their security", he said. " Security is very weak and they are falling short of their duty". Have you seen my family?' " Butter said.