• U.S. imposes new sanctions on Syria

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    Russia restored the memorandum on April 13, just a day after Tillerson's visit, the Izvestia newspaper reported citing a Russian Foreign Ministry source. On the morning of the attack, a network of civilian observers warned as Syrian warplanes took off from the nearby Shayrat airfield and headed for Khan Sheikhoun.
  • Thai woman has no anger toward Facebook after girl's killing

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    Thai media came under fire Wednesday for publishing images of a man killing his infant daughter in a Facebook Live video, a grim case that sparked outrage and raised fears of copycat killings. Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg admitted last week that his company has " a lot of work " to do on the problem. "I was afraid he would hurt our daughter even though he loved her", she told Reuters by phone from the funeral.
  • Firefighters try to reach woman stuck on crane

    Firefighters try to reach woman stuck on crane

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    The woman, dressed in a jean jacket and dark trousers, was able to stand on her own and speak with authorities moments after being lowered to the ground. Wonfor said he didn't ask her for an explanation during the rescue because they needed to stay focused. "She talked to me to make sure I was safe".
  • Trump vows 'we will confront anti-Semitism' at Holocaust memorial ceremony

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    President Trump is scheduled to speak at the Holocaust Memorial Museum's National Day of Remembrance on Tuesday at 11:00 a.m. "We must never, ever shrink away from telling the truth in our time". "We must stamp out prejudice and anti-Semitism everywhere it is found", he said. "We've seen anti-Semitism on university campuses, in the public square, and in threats against Jewish citizens".
  • Now US president Donald Trump picks trade fight with Canada

    Now US president Donald Trump picks trade fight with Canada

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    President Donald Trump imposed the first tariffs of his administration, up to 24.1 percent aimed at Canada's lumber industry , the Commerce Department announced . Saskatchewan will export 225 million board feet of lumber to the USA this year, which is valued at approximately $114 million . Robin Wilber is president of Elmsdale Lumber, a Nova Scotia company that ships softwood to the United States.
  • Trump Lashes out After Judge Blocks His Sanctuary Cities Order

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    Trump tweeted that the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, which earlier ruled against his travel ban, has "a bad record of being overturned (close to 80 percent)". The ruling by San Francisco-based U.S. District Judge William Orrick bars federal officials nationwide from carrying out the portion of a January 25 executive order that would deny federal grants to cities and local governments that won't provide assistance to federal authorities in locating and detaining undocumented immigrants.
  • The Risk Trump Takes in Potentially Abandoning Steve Bannon

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    It may be the insistence on keeping the Trump name viable as a business entity that has led the president to gravitate away from his populist pledges. The FBI investigation into Trump campaign connections with Russian Federation? While it's become something of a parlor game to figure out how well each salvo in this internecine Trump administration war has been received, there is a perception being created that his presidency is drifting along in a rudderless fashion.
  • BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls

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    AAP made the big-ticket promise of scrapping property tax to sway voters besides highlighting how the insanitary conditions in the capital had led to the outbreak of malaria, dengue and chikungunya and that the BJP-administered corporations were responsible for that.
  • Parts of controversial U.S. anti-missile system moved to South Korean site

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    The unannounced operation came just six days after the U.S. Forces Korea (USFK) secured the land in Seongju, North Gyeongsang Province, from the South Korean government. South Korea's navy said it was conducting a live-fire exercise with United States destroyers in waters west of the Korean peninsula and would soon join the carrier strike group approaching the region.
  • Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

    Korea installs parts of contentious US missile defense

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    The site of the overnight maneuvers was located at a golf course in the country's south. Television footage showed military trailers carrying large units including what appeared to be launch canisters being driven into the planned THAAD battery site, about 250 kilometres (155 miles) south of Seoul.
  • BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, set to win over 170 wards

    BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, set to win over 170 wards

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    Before AAP runs out of options and eventually Indian politics, here are some lessons the party and its chief should remind themselves of. If the exit polls are proved wrong, then AAP or Congress may win MCD polls while BJP would have to be content with the result and focus on the upcoming Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh assembly polls.