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In it Francis rails against today's "culture of waste" which these days extended beyond food and goods but to people themselves. Pope Francis said on Wednesday he has always identified with migrants as he is the son and grandson of impoverished Italians who went to Argentina with nothing.
  • Eugenie Bouchard: Maria Sharapova 'deserves' life ban

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    Sharapova's opponent in her return match, Roberta Vinci, and Eugenie Bouchard were among the most recent critics - with the Canadian saying "she's a cheater" who should never have been allowed back in the sport. I have learnt that very well in the a year ago. Last year, Sharapova tested positive for the banned substance meldonium. "If you see Facebook and Instagram, always 'Sharapova-Vinci, Sharapova-Vinci, first match.' It was tough for me to stay focused but I tried to enjoy the moment".
  • White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

    White House says Trump won't immediately pull out of NAFTA

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    This came on Wednesday just hours after administration officials said Trump was likely to sign an order pulling the United States out of the deal, the New York Times reported. Early in his presidency, Mr Trump fulfilled a campaign pledge by signing an executive order to withdraw from the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP ).
  • IS group, Taliban clash in Afghanistan, dozens killed

    IS group, Taliban clash in Afghanistan, dozens killed

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    But said he would " not refute " that Moscow's involvement includes giving weapons to the Taliban. Mattis also accused Russian Federation of providing weapons to the Taliban for use against American-backed forces in Afghanistan — a charge Moscow denies .
  • United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000

    United raising limit on payments to bumped flyers to $10000

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    Footage of the April 9 incident captured by fellow passengers went viral on social media. Dao, a doctor from Kentucky, suffered a concussion, a broken nose and other injuries. The United CEO also reiterated that the airline's staff will be required to check into flights 60 minutes before departure. Giving gate agents annual refresher training in dealing with oversold flights.
  • Early indication of China doing better job on North Korea

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    In Washington , top Trump administration officials are due to brief the entire U.S. Senate on Wednesday. "If Kim Jong-Un, or someone else, launched ballistic missiles, ICBMs against the United States, someone would have to make a decision on which ones to take down or not".
  • Russia must stop propping up 'murderous' Syrian regime, Boris Johnson says

    Russia must stop propping up 'murderous' Syrian regime, Boris Johnson says

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    It was the latest sharp split between the U.S. and Russian Federation over the incident, which has deepened antagonism between the two countries in the wake of the attack. Tillerson, a former oil executive, might once have looked like the ideal envoy to mend strained ties, having worked closely with the Kremlin while negotiating deals for energy giant ExxonMobil.
  • Jury gives death penalty to ambush killer Frein

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    Bryon Dickson and wounded another trooper. Prosecutors are scheduled to call their last witness Wednesday, followed by closing arguments and jury deliberations. Authorities have described Frein as an anti-government survivalist. "What kind of a mother says to her son, 'Let's plan on the money for this awful story?' What kind of family is this?" What the Frein family did does not excuse Eric Frein's actions, Weinstein said.
  • At the White House, national security advisers brief senators on North Korea

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    When they left, senators heard from Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis, Daniel Coats, the national intelligence director, and Gen. White House officials and congressional aides sought to play down the significance of the briefing that comes amid heightened tensions. The officials said they are working with allies to "increase pressure" on Pyongyang and "convince the regime and de-escalate and return to the path of dialogue".
  • Views on Russian influence reflect partisan finger-pointing

    Views on Russian influence reflect partisan finger-pointing

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    Among those Clinton voters who believe Russia tried to interfere, 72% said they think Trump aides tried to help Russian efforts to influence the election. But blasting the media, and doing it on social media, is out of step with some voters, the Elon poll said. The difference along the lines of candidate affiliation was similarly striking when it came to claims that the Obama administration had surveilled the Trump campaign.
  • US says strategy on N.Korea centers on sanctions, open to talks

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    Bob Corker, chair of the Foreign Relations committee, after stepping off one of the coach buses that transported senators. The White House meeting was highly atypical. "I certainly don't think that they think it's a bad idea", Sullivan said afterward. Meantime, the senior administration official also provided a glimpse behind the curtain of Trump's recently shaken-up National Security Council.