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The rough plan calls for approximately 60 of the matches to take place in the United States and 10 each in Mexico and Canada according to Gulati. Sunil Gulati , president of the United States Soccer Federation, said the announcement is the culmination of several years of talks.
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    After all, Trump appeared to interpret Putin's praise for him during the election campaign as an opening for a rapprochement and the opportunity for two hard-headed deal-makers to get down to work. While Trump signaled a hands-off approach to the Syrian civil war throughout his campaign and the early months of his presidency, the chemical weapons attack in Syria, for which America blames Assad, changed his mind.
  • United to Compensate All Passengers on Flight That Sparked Furor

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    To represent him, Dao hired Chicago attorney Tom Demetrio, a partner at Corboy & Demetrio and a former president of the Chicago Bar Association and the Illinois Trial Lawyers Association. "We are not going to put a law enforcement official onto a plane to take them off ... to remove a booked, paid, seated passenger; we can't do that". "The government should take a deep breath and say prove to us what these rules should be".
  • Putin meets with Tillerson in Moscow

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    He said both countries had agreed that their lines of communications must stay open. Tillerson called for Assad to eventually relinquish power. Earlier in the day, Russian officials leveled a barrage of criticism against President Donald Trump's administration ahead of Tillerson's planned meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who joined Putin for the talk with the American secretary of state.
  • PM Modi announces $4.5 billion line of credit to Bangladesh

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    However, much-delayed pact on the Teesta water sharing remained elusive for the two sides. Resolving to arrive at an agreement on the contentious Teesta river water issue, PM Modi said, "Teesta is important for India, for Bangladesh and for India-Bangladesh relationship".
  • Union says Zuma must step down

    Union says Zuma must step down

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    South African President Jacob Zuma speaks at the official launch of the Trans-Africa Locomotive prototype near Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday, April 4, 2017. The DA will march on Friday from the Westgate Mall bus rank to Mary Fitzgerald Square in Johannesburg against the Cabinet reshuffle. Similar bids have failed to muster the needed votes to oust Zuma in the past.
  • Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensions

    Tillerson faces tough talks in Moscow amid increased tensions

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    The official said the U.S.is now convinced Russian Federation controlled the drone. As he embarked on a trip to Moscow following urgent meetings in Italy with top diplomats, Tillerson said it was unclear whether Russian Federation had failed to take seriously its obligation to rid Syria of chemical weapons, or had merely been incompetent.
  • Prince George, Princess Charlotte to attend aunt Pippa's May wedding

    Prince George, Princess Charlotte to attend aunt Pippa's May wedding

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    But an announcement by Kensington Palace has cleared up the rumours with some unexpected news. "Kate would upstage her sister", royals editor Judy Wade told People a year ago. In that case, Harry has to attend the event without his girl. But since her royal relations are going to be there, including two future kings, the palace has to organize for media coverage while trying to ensure that the wedding party and guests retain a reasonable expectation of privacy.
  • May says diplomacy will solve Gibraltar row

    May says diplomacy will solve Gibraltar row

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    With Brexit tensions rising over the British territory , Tuesday a Spanish gunship the Infanta Christina made an illegal incursion into Gibraltar's territorial waters. Mr Picardo insisted that the people of the territory would not be used as bargaining chips in trade negotiations. In declarations to reporters, the Spaniosh minister of Foreign Affairs, Alfonso Dastis, showed this Monday its surprise over the tone of the government of Prime Minister Theresa May, regarding the mentioned ...
  • Britain blames Russia for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

    Britain blames Russia for 'every civilian death' in Syria chemical attack

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    Ms Bishop said US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to Russian Federation was important to discuss removing Assad as part of moving to end the conflict. A United Kingdom government source said: "The important thing is that this is Britain helping to influence U.S. policy on Syria and Russian Federation, far from being a poodle".