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South African President Jacob Zuma has branded protesters calling for his resignation "racists", saying they held placards that were derogatory about black people. Zuma's sacking of Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan in a cabinet reshuffle on March 31 has outraged allies and opponents alike, undermined his authority and caused rifts in the ANC, which has governed South Africa since the end of apartheid.
  • Alli: Teams Don't Look Forward To Visiting White Hart Lane

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    But there's goals everywhere in our team and it's great to have. That goal saw Son become the first South Korean to ever reach double figures in a Premier League season, and he made it two on the day 10 minutes after the interval when he stroked home a first-time volley after being picked out at the back post by Kieran Trippier.
  • Gorsuch sworn into Supreme Court and vows to serve Constitution

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    But Republicans, led by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., refused to consider Garland in the Senate, arguing that the next president should choose the nominee. —He is the youngest nominee since Clarence Thomas, who was 43 when confirmed in 1991. The Senate confirmed Gorsuch by a 54-45 vote Friday, after Republicans triggered the so-called nuclear option Thursday to end Democrats' filibuster and require only 51 votes rather than 60 to end debate and proceed to a vote.
  • Assad must go for peace in Syria

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    The bombing in the town of Khan Sheikhoun came four days after 87 people were killed there, an attack that provoked Friday's retaliatory attack by the United States on a Syrian air base. "This move by Washington has dealt a serious blow to Russian-U.S. relations, which are already in a poor state". "The aggression against Syria oversteps all red lines", said a statement published by Al-Watan, a newspaper close to Assad's government.
  • Congressman: Trump's use of the word 'fake' should 'set off alarm bells'

    Congressman: Trump's use of the word 'fake' should 'set off alarm bells'

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    He could be a key witness as the Federal Bureau of Investigation and Congress seek to determine whether Trump advisors colluded with Russia's interference in last year's presidential election. Schiff went to the White House on Friday to look at documents Rep. Devin Nunes , the House intelligence committee chairman, viewed on White House grounds in mid-March that Nunes said pointed to the possible improper unmasking of Trump transition officials in the course of the Russian Federation probe; ...
  • Ideology promoting terror is obstructing South Asia's development: Modi

    Ideology promoting terror is obstructing South Asia's development: Modi

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    Back in Dhaka though, the her principal political rival, Khaleda Zia, had already fired the first political shots in response to Mamata's proposal for an alternative to sharing the waters of the Teesta. "I am very clear that along with India, its neighbouring countries should also move ahead on the path of development". She said that Bengal and Bangladesh are not only closed tied neighbours, but relatives in the true sense and for which she will try her best so that Bangladesh gets water.
  • ISIS trying to provoke U.S. into bombing civilians, U.S. says

    ISIS trying to provoke U.S. into bombing civilians, U.S. says

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    Backed by a US-led worldwide coalition, Iraqi forces launched an operation in February to drive IS from the western half of Iraq's second-largest city, after declaring eastern Mosul "fully liberated" the previous month. The Iraqi's are now assaulting the most crowded and narrow part of Mosul in what has turned into a bitter urban slog. Helicopters circling west Mosul strafed ISIS positions beyond the city train station, the site of heavy back-and-forth fighting in recent days and thick ...
  • U.S. aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

    U.S. aircraft carrier-led strike group headed toward Korean Peninsula

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    Mr Tillerson said that if other nations violate global norms and become a threat to others, "at some point a response is likely to be undertaken". His comments followed the sudden deployment of the U.S. The US caught the worldwide community off guard last week by ordering missile strikes on the Shayrat airfield in western Syria as a response to a chemical attack in a town in the Idlib province of the country.
  • Jets launch raids from Syria base hit by USA, says monitor

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    The senior military source, a non-Syrian, said only a few out-of-service jets were destroyed. US President Donald Trump ordered the missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, declaring he acted in America's "national security interest" against Syrian President Bashar al-Assad.