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As reported by the Reuters news agency, Erdogan repeated his intention to review Turkey's suspension of the death penalty, a step which would nearly certainly spell the end of Ankara's European Union accession process. Trump called the Turkish leader on Monday shortly after worldwide monitors delivered a harsh verdict on the referendum on constitutional changes. Trump joins a short list of leaders who have openly congratulated Erdogan, including Azerbaijani President Ilham Aliyev and Saudi ...
  • Still no verdict in Aaron Hernandez double-murder trial

    Still no verdict in Aaron Hernandez double-murder trial

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    Jurors have spent about 21 hours deliberating since Friday. The girl sat with her mother, Hernandez's longtime fiancee. Deliberations will resume around 9 a.m.in Suffolk Superior Court. Jurors have not asked a question since Monday, when they inquired about whether they could find Hernandez indirectly guilty on the witness intimidation charge.
  • Thwarted attack rattles France days before presidential vote

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    The French interior minister says police have arrested two suspected radicals who were allegedly preparing an "imminent" terror attack in France as it prepares to vote Sunday in the first round of its presidential election. "My first measure as president will be to reinstate France's borders", Le Pen said to wide applause and cheers from the crowd of about 5,000, prompting the National Front's (FN) traditional "This is our home!" chant.
  • Theresa May announces snap election

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    Will she try to get a mandate for a harder Brexit or a personal mandate to go soft around the edges of a hard Brexit as she sees fit in negotiations. It should be noted that this forthcoming election will be contested on existing electoral boundaries, which will favour Labour - or at least ameliorate an otherwise unappetising prospect for the party.
  • Ex-Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double-murder charges

    Ex-Patriots TE Aaron Hernandez acquitted on double-murder charges

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    Hernandez was on trial for two counts of first-degree murder in the shootings of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston's South End on July 16, 2012. Daniel Conley said they believe all evidence points to Hernandez despite the verdict. Prosecutors said the killings were fueled by Hernandez's anger over a spilled drink at a nightclub.
  • Trump 'creating a war situation' says North Korean official at huge parade

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    North Korea conducted two such tests a year ago alone, which analysts say would have taken the country a step forward in gaining the knowledge to make nuclear weapons small enough to fit on long-range missiles . Security Council resolutions. China on Friday warned North Korea, its ally, and the United States to de-escalate tensions before the situation in the peninsula reached "an irreversible and unmanageable stage".
  • European Union calls on Turkey to seek national consensus

    European Union calls on Turkey to seek national consensus

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    Three of Turkey's biggest cities - Istanbul , Ankara and Izmir - all voted "No" to the constitutional changes, BBC reported. "On April 17, we have woken up to a new Turkey", wrote pro-government Hurriyet columnist Abdulkadir Selvi. Restrictions on media outlets, arrests of journalists, inadequate legal framework and late changes in ballot counting were cited by the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe that monitored the vote.
  • Cleveland killing leads Facebook to review handling of videos

    Cleveland killing leads Facebook to review handling of videos

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    Some of those who know Stephens described him as pleasant and kind, while some said he had a gambling problem. "We want this to end with as much peace as we can bring to this right now, and we want him to turn himself in", Cleveland Police Chief Calvin Williams told reporters, adding that local authorities were working with the Federal Bureau of Investigation and regional law enforcement.
  • Commerce Definition Too Wide in GST Dispensation: Assocham

    Commerce Definition Too Wide in GST Dispensation: Assocham

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    Talking to the Hindustan Times , tax consulting firm KPMG and the Federation of Small Medium Enterprises (FISME) said that while big firms are ready to adopt the new tax structure, small companies, especially from India's enormous unorganised sector are finding it hard to align themselves with GST in the given amount of time.
  • Russian Federation vetos United Nations resolution on Syria attack

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    And Putin, who US intelligence agencies say tried to help Trump get elected, insisted that relations with the USA had only gone downhill since Trump took office in January. Putin had even honored Tillerson with a friendship award. Russian Federation imposed its veto as US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said after talks in Moscow that there was a "low level of trust" between the United States and Russian Federation.
  • Pence reaffirms Japan alliance amid North Korea 'provocations'

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    The U.S. trade deficit in goods with South Korea increased from $13.2 billion in 2011 to $27.7 billion a year ago, according to U.S. government figures. While no immediate announcements are expected from Tokyo, the White House expects a "handful" of investment announcements while Pence is in Australia this weekend, the adviser said.
  • Pence Reassures Japan as North Korea Threatens 'Weekly' Tests

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    Pence on Monday warned North Korea not to test President Donald Trump's resolve, declaring that "all options are on the table" for curbing its missile and nuclear weapons programmes. Last year, Reuters reported that North Korea was using Sinotruk HOWO trucks to display a new mobile artillery system. McMaster said various U.S.