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USA has not heard back from NK about summit: Tillerson

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He said the visit would be part of his "condolence and sympathy visits to areas where we have had unfortunate events". Trump later denied making the comment. Tillerson was due to return to Washington later in the day after cutting his Africa trip short amid speculation it was to prepare for the unprecedented meeting. Read More »

Fearing trade war, European Union warns of protectionism 'dead end'

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Canada's exemption from President Donald Trump 's tariffs have nothing to do with talks on the North American Free Trade Agreement, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau told CNBC on Monday. The EU urged Mr Trump not to head down "a dead end" road of protectionism and warned of a damaging trade war over his new steel and aluminium tariffs. Read More »

At least 50 dead after plane crash lands at Kathmandu

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The Dhaka-based US-Bangla Airlines is a private carrier that launched in July 2014 with the motto "Fly Fast Fly Safe". At least eight people died in the crash, according to The Daily Star in Bangladesh . The plane had circled the airport twice as it waited for clearance to land, and while it prepared to land swerved repeatedly. Other sources said the aircraft was 17 years old. Read More »

France Commits 700 Million Euros for Solar Projects Worldwide

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He lauded India's solar commitments that has 20 GW installed solar capacity - one of the fastest growing in the world. Speaking at the conference, which India co-hosted with France, the Prime Minister also referred to the Vedas. Without directly mentioning Trump, Macron praised the "solar mamas", a group of women trained as solar engineers, saying that the women had continued their mission to promote solar energy even after "some countries decided just to leave the floor and leave the Paris ... Read More »

China votes to let Xi Jinping stay President

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The changes to the constitution were passed by China's National People's Congress on Sunday. Since taking office more than five years ago, Mr. Xi - the son of one of the CCP's founding fathers - has managed a radical shake-up of the party and spearheaded an anti-corruption campaign that has taken down top leaders once thought untouchable. Read More »

Turkey, Free Syrian Army make advances in Afrin

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan addressed the ruling Justice and Development (AK) Party's sixth provincial congress in Turkey's Mersin on Saturday, Yeni Safak reports. The latter has been fighting for an autonomous region inside Turkey since 1984. Turkey has been complaining for years that the United States was too cozy with the Kurds, insisting the group are a "terrorist" organization. Read More »

Europe has 'arsenal of weapons' to respond to Trump's tariffs: EU's Moscovici

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The EU's top trade official said the United States failed on Saturday to provide full clarity on how Europe could be spared from Washington's controversial steel and aluminium tariffs, but said talks would continue next week. "Now we are talking about unilateral action against global rules, and we want to sort it out before it really becomes a problem". "This is not a trade negotiation", he said. Read More »

Saudi crown prince moves closer to United Kingdom fighter jet deal

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While the memorandum of intent comes as good news for BAE and its partners in the Eurofighter consortium, earlier expectations for a follow-on Saudi acquisition had been based around the potential sale of up to 72 Typhoons. A Saudi-led military coalition has been fighting Houthi rebels in Yemen since 2015, with rights groups accusing both sides of carrying out possible war crimes. Read More »

Video of border agents' arrest of mom in National City sparks outrage

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Sotelo-Solis said Morales-Luna and her three daughters were walking to pay rent Saturday when a man dressed in civilian clothes approached, asked her name and then took her into custody. They shoved her into a patrol auto. He criticized the abrupt way in which Morales-Luna was detained, without any regard for the children, who were "suddenly left on their own without anyone to care for them". Read More »

France have beaten England - Ireland are the 2018 Six Nations champions

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But the Dark Blues skipper believes his side can make the Aviva Stadium a home from home on Saturday if they replicate their stunning performance against England. "They caught us at the start of the game and they caught us when we took the lead again". "We are three or four years behind Ireland in terms of what they've done and achieved over the last few years", Scotland coach Gregor Townsend said. Read More »

Don't forget! It's Daylight Saving Time Weekend

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Hussey said. This weekend, we change our clocks as daylight saving time comes to an end and we spring forward. "Smoke alarms are the single most importance appliance found in every home ", FASNY President Ken Pienkowski said in a statement. Read More »

Putin 'couldn't care less' about US election meddling

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Special counsel Robert Mueller continues to investigate the possibility of collusion between Russian Federation and the president's campaign. Asked if he thinks that the USA is regularly meddling in Russian affairs, Putin answered: "always". Read More »

Amber Rudd summons investigators for emergency Cobra talks on Salisbury spy attack

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Former double agent Skripal and his daughter Yulia were found slumped on a bench in the city on Sunday and are in a critical but stable condition at a local hospital. They called on anyone who visited the area on Sunday, including a branch of the Zizzi restaurant chain or the nearby Bishop's Mill pub, to come forward with any information that might help them piece together what happened. Read More »

Eastern Ghouta's rebels agree to evacuate imprisoned Nusra fighters

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The Syrian government's two-week onslaught in eastern Ghouta has killed around 950 civilians, the war monitoring group the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said. While ICRC officials expect this latest convoy to successfully deliver its cargo, humanitarian organisations say it is not almost enough aid for the estimated 400,000 people trapped in the area. Read More »

Donald Trump asked key witnesses if Russian Federation investigators were 'nice'

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The president, who has publicly and repeatedly denied any collusion took place between his campaign and Russian Federation to win the 2016 election, has reportedly pressured his attorneys to bring an end to Mueller's investigation. "Any prosecutor would see them as potential overt acts in a conspiracy to obstruct justice". Mr. Trump moved on, pointing out that Mr. McGahn had never told him that he was going to resign over the order to fire the special counsel. Read More »

Australia signs TPP-11 trade deal

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The deal came as US President Donald Trump vowed earlier in the day to press ahead with a plan to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports, a move that other nations and the International Monetary Fund said could start a global trade war. Read More »

Turkey announces preliminary end date of Olive Branch Op. in Afrin

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On Monday, the Pentagon announced an "operational pause" due to the Turkish military operations in Afrin . Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan repeatedly vows to "clean the region from this trouble completely", signaling that the offensive against PKK and the affiliated group will not remain merely with the operation in Afrin . Read More »

What is International Women's Day?

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And in Washington D.C. observance of International Women's day will include the International Women's Day Forum , along with rallies outside the White House and Capitol Building. To close the day a raffle draw was held with gifts from the event sponsors, Olori Cosmetics, Zaron Cosmetics Limited, Shredder Gang, A Thousand Reasons Confectionaries, Bodyline Fitness & Gym Limited, Kinabuti, ShugaPlum Concepts. Read More »

Time to change your clocks; take care

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TAMPA — Daylight Saving Time takes on a little added focus in Florida this year. Hawaii and Arizona don't observe it. Only local governments kept it alive. Heart attacks: The number of acute myocardial infarctions jumps 24 percent on the Monday after the springtime change, according to a 2013 study led by Dr. Read More »