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The tropical storm is expected to bring 16-ft waves and winds of up to 93mph, as well as rainfall of more than 100mm (4 inches) in some places. The tail-end of another powerful cyclone, Debbie had already slammed the country last week, wreaking havoc and leaving the town Edgecumbe flooded by thigh-high water with many people still unable to return to their homes.
  • Tillerson accuses Iran of 'provocations' in review of United States policy

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    Hours before he declared Iran nuclear deal a failure, Mr Tillerson sent a terse letter to the US House of Representatives speaker Paul Ryan, saying the administration has ordered an inter-agency review of whether the earlier suspension of sanctions, which was a necessity under the 2015 nuclear deal, was in the US' national security interests.
  • US, Iran trade barbs over landmark 2015 nuclear deal

    US, Iran trade barbs over landmark 2015 nuclear deal

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    US President Donald Trump ordered the review to evaluate whether suspension of sanctions related to the 2015 deal was "vital to the national security interests of the US", Mr Tillerson said. Trump, who repeatedly blasted the Iran accord during the president campaign, kept up the attacks Thursday. The president had previously spoken about dismantling or withdrawing from both agreements as part of his vision, explained in his inaugural address, that "every decision on trade, on taxes, on ...
  • After attack, France looks toward weekend Presidential vote

    After attack, France looks toward weekend Presidential vote

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    The attackers entered the church in Saint-Etienne-du-Rouvray during Mass, taking the priest, Fr Jacques Hamel, 84, and four other people hostage, before being shot dead by police. Beljiki then proceeded to fire at the two men, wounding both. April 19: Sid Ahmed Ghlam, an Algerian IT student, is arrested on suspicion of killing a woman who was found shot dead in her vehicle, and planning an attack on a church in the Paris suburb of Villejuif.
  • US Automaker Says Venezuelan Government 'Illegally' Seized Its Factory

    US Automaker Says Venezuelan Government 'Illegally' Seized Its Factory

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    In Rubio's words, "This latest action only confirms the ultimate goal of the Maduro regime to allow for a Cuban-style form of government, where human rights and property rights have no value". "In other words, we are twice out of control of our plant", Enrique Tahan, the GM official, said, according to the Times. "We are reviewing the details of the case", Toner said in a statement, saying the United States hoped to resolve the case "rapidly and transparently".
  • State lawmaker: Canada doesn't grasp urgency of milk crisis

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    Von Ruden explains there's already an oversupply of milk in the industry, which doesn't leave displaced farmers with many options for new buyers. "Our government looks forward to sitting down with the United States". Tensions have continued to rise between farmers and politicians in the United States and Canada since Grassland in Greenwood, Wisconsin, blamed the Canadian policy change for forcing them to cut ties with dairy farmers earlier this month.
  • GM latest company to have assets seized in Venezuela

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    GM said assets such as vehicles were taken from the plant, causing the company irreparable damage. The news comes as the country is embroiled in widespread, national protests against President Nicolas Maduro, whose government took control of Venezuela five years ago.
  • Operative linked to Istanbul bombing has been killed

    Operative linked to Istanbul bombing has been killed

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    The operative, Abdurakhmon Uzbeki, is alleged to have been a "close associate" of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. Al Mayadin is southeast of Dayr Az Zawr in the Euphrates River Valley. A man places flowers at the entrance of Reina nightclub, which was attacked by a gunman, in Istanbul, Turkey January 3, 2017. Thomas described the April 6 ground raid in Syria targeting Uzbeki "as an operation in order to eliminate him".
  • Chaffetz announces he will not seek re-election

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    In the post, Chaffetz wrote that serving in Congress "is an honor and a privilege that I have never taken for granted". Henderson said she and her family are strongly considering a campaign, and Curtis said Wednesday that he hasn't made any decisions but Chaffetz's announcement "has certainly given me pause for thought about my future".
  • French police hunting second suspect after Paris attack

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    The shooter opened fire with an automatic weapon on a police van on the world-famous boulevard at around 1900 GMT, prompting tourists and visitors to run for their lives. He had served almost 15 years after being convicted of three attempted murders - two against police officers - in 2001, The Guardian of the United Kingdom reported.
  • Kerala: Easter celebrated in state with religious fervour

    Kerala: Easter celebrated in state with religious fervour

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    Meanwhile, Holy Saturday is celebrated as the eve of Easter and marks the day that the body of Jesus Christ was laid in the tomb. Today, children will be scrambling for Easter eggs. President of the Christian Association of Nigeria (CAN), Rev. Dr Samson Olasupo Ayokunle, has assured Nigerians that the power of resurrection will not only end the menace of corruption but bring the economy out of the woods very soon.