• What Trump promised vs. what he accomplished in his first 100 days

    What Trump promised vs. what he accomplished in his first 100 days

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    The large tax plan set to be introduced by President Donald Trump on Wednesday is expected to include some provisions that will try and get Democrats on board with the proposal. "That compares to an average of 69-19 percent for past presidents at or near 100 days in office - for example, 69-26 percent for Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama ".
  • Election fraud claims in Turkey fuel tensions, protests

    Election fraud claims in Turkey fuel tensions, protests

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    Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yildirim , speaking on CNN Turk, urged the opposition Wednesday to drop its challenge. Turkish police have detained a total of 38 people in İstanbul who took part in demonstrations in protest of a decision by the Turkey's Supreme Board of Election (YSK) to consider unstamped ballots cast in a public referendum on Sunday valid.
  • US sanctions 271 Syrian government workers after chemical attack

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    The U.S. announced Monday sweeping sanctions against Syrian scientists weeks after blaming the Syrian government for an alleged chemical weapons attack on rebel-held territory. The 271 either have scientific expertise for the program or have been involved in it since 2012, the statement said. The Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW) has said that allegations of a chemical attack were "credible" based on a preliminary examination of the evidence.
  • New Orleans to take down Confederate statues

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    Nola.com reports that previous contractors assigned to the removal received death threats. Workers wore bulletproof vests and scarves over their faces. "I think it's a awful thing", Civil War re-enactor Robert Bonner told the Associated Press . "I think it's a awful thing", he said. "When you start removing the history of the city.
  • Digvijaya Accuses BJP, CM Raman Singh of Compromising With Naxals

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    Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Twitter that the attack was "cowardly & deplorable". The prime minister tweeted: "We are proud of the valour of our CRPF personne". "The Naxalites (Maoists) first sent villagers to track our location". Feb 16, 2008: A group of 50 naxals including women cadre raid a police training school, a police station and an armoury in Odisha, killing 12 policemen.
  • Pound surge suggests United Kingdom election will yield smoother Brexit

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    Though May has been cautious in detailing her Brexit strategy, traders think a big victory for in the election could give her ammunition in dealing with those within her own Conservative Party who are urging a complete, "hard" divorce from the European Union - even if that means new tariffs and an exclusion from the bloc's huge single market.
  • Turkish election board rejects main opposition's application to annul referendum

    Turkish election board rejects main opposition's application to annul referendum

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    A narrow majority of voters in Sunday's referendum backed the 18-article constitutional reform package, which will transform the country's parliamentary system into a powerful executive presidency. She confirmed that the authority chose to accept ballots without official stamps late in the day, adding that it "significantly changed the ballot validity criteria, undermining an important safeguard and contradicting the law".
  • North Korea prepared to strike USA aircraft carrier

    North Korea prepared to strike USA aircraft carrier

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    Moon would did not give out details on how to respond to North Korea's possible nuclear test. April 2017: Sailors prepare to attach chocks and chains to an MH-60S Sea Hawk helicopter assigned to Helicopter Sea Combat (HSC) 4 during flight operations aboard the Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Wayne E.
  • Trump's Tariff on Canadian Lumber May Have Mixed Results for Maine

    Trump's Tariff on Canadian Lumber May Have Mixed Results for Maine

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    TORONTO (AP) - Prime Minister Justin Trudeau warned Tuesday that Canada and the US could suffer a "thickening" border as the Trump administration imposes new tariffs on softwood lumber and trade tensions between the two countries escalate. The Commerce Department's decision also brought a strong rebuke from the Canadian government, which vowed Monday evening to "vigorously defend the interests of the Canadian softwood lumber industry, including through litigation".
  • Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for Trump's stupid wall

    Ted Cruz wants El Chapo to pay for Trump's stupid wall

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    United States lawmakers have to pass the upcoming spending bill on Friday to avoid a government shutdown. But Trump on Monday said he is open to getting funding for the wall this fall. Sen. Ted Cruz may have just found a way to pay for Donald Trump's border wall. Senate Minority Leader Charles SchumerCharles SchumerGOP fundraiser enters crowded primary for Pa.