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In what has now become an infamous exchange, President Donald Trump reportedly cut his call with Malcom Turnbull short following a confrontation over deal to resettle 1,250 refugees from Australian detention camps in America. military servicemen and women at Admiralty House in Sydney , Saturday, April 22. Australia is one of Washington's staunchest allies and has sent troops to fight in Iraq and Afghanistan.
  • Zac Goldsmith wins Conservative nomination for Richmond Park

    Zac Goldsmith wins Conservative nomination for Richmond Park

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    Zac Goldsmith is to re-contest his old seat for the Conservatives after quitting the party over its policy on Heathrow. Mr Goldsmith, who lost out to Sadiq Khan in his bid to become Mayor of London previous year, is now set to stand again as a Conservative candidate - despite the fact the party's manifesto is likely to include a commitment to Heathrow expansion.
  • Uber to launch e-VTOL air taxis

    Uber to launch e-VTOL air taxis

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    The flying auto option would eventually be available in the Uber App. Uber's flying taxis will be small, electric aircraft that take-off and land vertically (VTOLs), with zero emissions and quiet enough to operate in cities. According to Holden, the company has also begun discussions with NASA and the National Air Traffic Control Association about "airspace management", which is a fancy way of saying the logistics of dispatching flying cars.
  • European Union leaders give mixed reaction to 1st round of French election outcome

    European Union leaders give mixed reaction to 1st round of French election outcome

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    French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron is defending his campaign platform in a heated impromptu meeting outside a factory with workers who face losing their jobs to a plant in Poland. Le Pen called the Republican Front mainstream party coalition that united against her "old and completely rotten". It prompted him to make his own trip to the factory a few hours later - which quickly looked like he had fallen into a trap laid by Le Pen.
  • MCD election results: Arvind Kejriwal warns AAP councillors BJP may offer bribe

    MCD election results: Arvind Kejriwal warns AAP councillors BJP may offer bribe

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    Here, they forget their promises made to Delhiites and instead of doing developmental work, its senior leaders including party chief Arvind Kejriwal started confronting the Central government, LG and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. But how much was the victory the doing of BJP and how much were AAP and Arvind Kejriwal victims of their own failings? The AAP is struggling for the second spot with a resurgent Congress making huge gains in pockets from where it had been completely wiped out in the ...
  • Assad behind deadly Syrian chemical attack

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    In an unprecedented step in November, the OPCW's executive council condemned Syria's use of toxic weapons - its first public condemnation of any of the 192 members of the convention. "The recent attack in Syria was a horrific reminder of the stakes". The Syrian regime has denied that it has ever used sarin, or any other chemical weapons.
  • North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite United States warning

    North Korea vows to continue testing missiles despite United States warning

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    Last month, the council was united in strongly condemning the launch of three missiles and expressed serious concern over Pyongyang's "increasingly destabilizing behavior". From two continents, Pence and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis warned that North Korea's latest failed missile launch was a reckless act of provocation and assured allies in Asia that the US was ready to work to achieve a peaceful denuclearization of the Korean Peninsula.
  • White House briefs Senate amid perilous moment with North Korea

    White House briefs Senate amid perilous moment with North Korea

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    South Korea's military said Tuesday that North Korea held major live-fire drills in an area around its eastern coastal town of Wonsan as it marked the anniversary of the founding of its military. The Trump administration said that North Korea's pursuit of nuclear weapons is an urgent national security threat, and the U.S.is weighing a broad range of options, including diplomatic, economic and military preparations, a senior national security official told reporters on the condition of anonymity.
  • Democratic Rep Vows 'That Wall Will Not Be Built' Along the Border

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    It went to leaders of the Senate Budget and Appropriations committees. Republican leaders expect to pass legislation this week to keep the government open through May 5. The payments are the subject of an ongoing lawsuit filed by House Republicans, which argues that Congress should have to sign off on the payments. "President Donald Trump highlighted the issue over the weekend and on Monday".
  • U.S. says raised deep concerns with Turkey over air strikes

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    Turkey, which backs Syrian rebel groups and which launched a ground operation in northern Syria previous year, has vowed to continue acting against groups it links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party [PKK]. Airstrikes also hit “a media center, a local radio station [Voice of Rojava FM], communication headquarters and some military institutions.”. Tuesday's airstrikes exposed the complicated tangle of Kurdish militant groups in the region, and the tough choices that the United States ...
  • U.S. to employ mix of sanctions, diplomacy to rein in North Korea

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    Amid increasing tensions around North Korea in the last several weeks, President Donald Trump wants to pressure North Korea economically and diplomatically to end the nuclear threat, but the U.S.is "prepared to defend" itself and its allies, top Trump administration officials said Wednesday in a statement.