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Arvind Kejriwal's ruling Aam Aadmi Party would be soundly beaten if Delhi were to hold assembly elections now, according to a comparative analysis of the India Today-Axis-My-India's MCD forecast. The civic polls are crucial for the AAP, which lost a recent by-election in the national capital to the BJP and fared poorly in the Punjab and Goa assembly elections.
  • Mortar fire from Syrian govt area hits Turkish military outpost

    Mortar fire from Syrian govt area hits Turkish military outpost

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    Turkey, which backs Syrian rebel groups and which launched a ground operation in northern Syria past year, vowed to continue acting against groups it links to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). Turkey has thrown its weight behind the Kurdistan Democratic Party (KDP), the dominant KRG party in Sinjar, in a bid to stymie the PKK's influence in the region near the Syrian border.
  • 'Syria retained chemical weapons' - US Defense Secretary Mattis

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    Speaking at a news conference in Tel Aviv alongside Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman, Mattis also said that the Syrian Air Force has dispersed its combat aircraft in recent days. On April 4, an alleged chemical attack hit an opposition-held village in Syria, killing over 80 people, including children. It's one of the largest sanction actions in USA history.
  • French voters in Scotland look on as election battle heats up

    French voters in Scotland look on as election battle heats up

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    French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron , center, poses for a picture after a visit at the Raymond Poincare hospital in Garches, outside Paris , France , Tuesday, April 25, 2017. De La Rochère continued by slamming Macron's "anti-family" policies saying that issues like maternity, the rights of orphans, gender identity, and various taxation schemes would harm French families.
  • Trump and Kim have something in common -- neither wants war

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    It says President Donald Trump aims to pressure North Korea into dismantling its nuclear, ballistic missile and proliferation programs, and is engaging the global community to achieve that and persuade Kim Jong-un's government "to de-escalate and return to the path of dialogue".
  • Canada, U.S. 'not there yet' on lumber resolution: Freeland

    Canada, U.S. 'not there yet' on lumber resolution: Freeland

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    Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau responded to the unexpected burst of tough rhetoric by vowing his government would be "very firm in defending Canada's interests". Freeland firmly denied that. NAFTA is a trade "disaster", Trump reiterated last week, returning to a theme that he pounded non-stop during the election campaign, namely that he will renegotiate a better deal for the US.
  • How United selects passengers for involuntary bumping

    How United selects passengers for involuntary bumping

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    According to his lawyer, Dao lost two front teeth, incurred concussion and broke his nose. Overnight the airline said it was introducing new policies after the forced removal of a customer on United Express Flight 3411 drew the ire of thousands on social media.
  • Pope Francis calls for powerful to 'act humbly' or face ruin

    Pope Francis calls for powerful to 'act humbly' or face ruin

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    He then stressed his desire for world leaders to use their influence and power to look out for the less fortunate. Francis also said he hoped advancements in science and technology would lead to equality for all people, noting his family's immigrant past and the "culture of waste" that he detailed in his 2015 encyclical on protecting the environment, "Laudato Si".
  • State Rep., exhausted of bigotry, calls online troll's grandmother

    State Rep., exhausted of bigotry, calls online troll's grandmother

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    Sims, an openly gay politician, received a hateful post on his Facebook page Wednesday that simply read, "N-- f--", from a user whose last name has since been blurred out. "He and I did speak briefly", Sims said. "It did not resolve anything". Bigoted posts like this are frequent on Sims' page, so much so that he's well-versed in the Facebook reporting process .
  • USA moves THAAD system to South Korean site, sparking protests

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    The destroyer USS Wayne E. Meyer is conducting exercises with a South Korean destroyer near the Korean Peninsula, while the USS Fitzgerald is doing drills with a Japanese destroyer west of Japan. Kim Sang-duk, who also goes by Tony Kim, worked at China's Yanbian University of Science and Technology (YUST), on the Chinese border with North Korea, for "many years", according to spokeswoman Choi Maehwa.