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Trump ordered a cruise missile attack on a Homs airbase on Friday in response. "Someone who uses barrel bombs and chemicals to kill his own people simply can not be the future leader of Syria ", he stated. attack", Rouhani said in a speech aired by state television. "It's important that we keep our priorities straight", said Tillerson. "I think the president has authorization to use force".
  • Prime Minister calls snap election

    Prime Minister calls snap election

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    Clearly, though, she feels that she needs a renewed mandate for her party after the contentious Brexit vote - and, perhaps, a mandate for herself as PM (she came into power asbsent an election after David Cameron resigned). British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to make an unexpected statement in Downing Street, triggering speculation that she plans to call an early election.
  • First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

    First woman to run Boston Marathon completes race again 50 years later

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    A Syracuse University journalism student, she entered the race under her initials, K.V. Switzer. Evans said Monday he was running to show the public the race was back to normal. On the women's side, Edna Kiplagat won her first race with a time of 2:21:52, beating her nearest opponent by nearly a full minute (59 seconds ahead).
  • Borussia Dortmund bus attack could have been deadly, German Police confirm

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    BERLIN (AP) - Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke considered withdrawing the club from the Champions League following Tuesday's attack on its team bus. Although Marco Fabian equalised, a stunner from Sokratis Papastathopoulos was added to by Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang four minutes from time. Guinea midfielder Naby Keita netted with a superb shot on 51 minutes before Diego Demme hit their fourth.
  • China defends trade practices with North Korea

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    China has called for a return to multi-sided talks that ended in a stalemate in 2009, during the rule of North Korea's previous leader, Kim Jong Il. That's worth having deficits. Trump tweeted last week. Joe Bermudez, an analyst with 38 North, said North Korea "believes the only way to deter the USA from attacking them, and maintaining the power of the Kim regime is by the possession of nuclear weapons".
  • North Korea warns against US 'hysteria'

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    The parade, the annual highlight of North Korea's most important holiday, came amid growing worldwide worries that North Korea may be preparing for its sixth nuclear test or a major missile launch, such as its first flight test of an ICBM capable of reaching US shores.
  • Turkish opposition says referendum vote was marred, results should be thrown out

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    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan narrowly won a historic referendum on Sunday that will tighten his grip on power, but the knife-edge result left the country bitterly divided and the opposition crying foul. "The United States continues to support Turkey's democratic development, to which commitment to the rule of law and a diverse and free media remain essential".
  • Russia-US relations sour over Syria

    Russia-US relations sour over Syria

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    Vladimir Putin says trust has eroded between the U.S. and Russian Federation under President Donald Trump, as Moscow delivers an unusually hostile reception to Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in a face-off over Syria. "There is a low level of trust between our countries", Tillerson told reporters at a joint news conference with his Russian counterpart, Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov, after the first face-to-face meetings between Russian leaders and a top emissary of the Trump administration.
  • Trump to travel to Wisconsin Tuesday

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    Chuck Grassley, would require companies seeking H-1B visas to first make a good-faith effort to hire Americans, a requirement many companies can dodge under the current system; give the Labor Department more power to investigate and sanction H-1B abuses; and give "the best and brightest" foreign students studying in the USA priority in getting H-1B visas.
  • State of emergency extended in Turkey

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    Everyone and all sections - and the main opposition party in particular- must show respect. European leaders hoped the end of Turkey's referendum campaign might let them press the reset the button with President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The referendum - which came six months after a military coup failed to unseat President Erdogan - narrowly passed over the weekend, with 51% of voters supporting the vote.
  • Will Trump ever release his tax returns? White House won't say

    Will Trump ever release his tax returns? White House won't say

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    Reverting to the stance the administration has taken on the president's taxes since the billionaire beat Hillary Clinton out for the Oval Office, Spicer said the American people knew what they were getting when they elected him. When pressed on the issue, he said he doesn't think most Americans care. Every president and presidential nominee for the past 40 years has made their tax returns public, except for President Trump.