• Majority in US No Longer Thinks Trump Keeps His Promises
Majority in US No Longer Thinks Trump Keeps His Promises

The change comes after Republicans failed to pass a plan to replace the Affordable Care Act and appear to face difficulties clearing tax reform and infrastructure proposals, among other hurdles to the sweeping agenda Trump promised during his campaign.

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  • Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94
Massive US bomb death toll rises to 94

A GBU-43/B Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb, nicknamed MOAB, was dropped at 7 p.m. local time Thursday, the. Agricultural terrasses are visible in the footage, but no population centers. Forces-Afghanistan, which is part of the NATO-led Resolute Support. The bombing left villagers terrified on both sides of the Afghan-Pakistani border.

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  • Donald Trump Stumbles Toward War in East Asia
Donald Trump Stumbles Toward War in East Asia

McMaster cited Trump's recent decision to order missile strikes in Syria after a chemical attack blamed on the Assad government, as a sign that the president "is clearly comfortable making tough decisions". On Monday, the US and South Korea launched a joint air force military exercise to ensure readiness against North Korea, according to South Kore...

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  • Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'
Russian relations 'may be at an all-time low'

This is an animal". Washington in retaliation launched missile strikes on a Syrian air base it said was the starting point for the chemical weapons attack, a move that ratcheted up tensions between the United States and Syria's ally Russian Federation.

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  • Students clash with security forces in Kashmir
Students clash with security forces in Kashmir

They said police has taken the action after several videos surfaced in which security men were shown beating and humiliating the Kashmiri youth. "In the resultant chaos some students received minor injuries and majority were discharged after first aid", the statement said.

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  • Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money
Trump lets states block some Planned Parenthood money

Republican Senator Joni Ernst of Iowa and Republican Representative Diane Black of Tennessee sponsored the legislation Trump signed Thursday, H.J. Title X has existed since 1970 and it allocates money to family planning services for low income women - including those provided by Planned Parenthood.

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  • Late AC Milan strikes force Inter to draw in Derby di Milano
Late AC Milan strikes force Inter to draw in Derby di Milano

The game was played less than 48 hours after Milan were sold to a Chinese-led consortium in a billion dollar deal, following in the footsteps of Inter who have been owned by retail giant Suning Commerce Group since June. Gagliardini's simple long ball from halfway allowed Candreva to run in behind Mattia De Sciglio and loop a clever finish over G...

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  • Gorsuch Confirmed By The Senate To the Supreme Court
Gorsuch Confirmed By The Senate To the Supreme Court

Chief Justice John Roberts will administer the constitutional oath to Mr Gorsuch in a private ceremony in the justices' conference room. He is expected to be sworn in Monday, in time to hear the final cases of the term. Fox News reports that as many as five new SCOTUS seats are likely to be filled under Trump's administration, and there is no re...

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  • Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more
Trump reverses himself on NATO, China, Russia and more

Among Trump's recent flip-flops is his renewed insistence that a health care bill move ahead before he tackles tax reform - a push that puts him back on a path that just dead-ended for his team, inside a first 100 days that are short on legislative victories.

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  • Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed
Oxford-Cambridge boat race to go on after WWII bomb removed

The pre-race omens didn't bode well for Cambridge, with cox Hugo Ramambason asking the umpires to delay the start until conditions on an increasingly choppy Thames began to settle. We struggled week-in, week-out with boats that were just pretty terrible. "The harder the race, the more you can savour it at the end", Oxford president Michael Disant...

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  • Arkansas' multiple execution plan in limbo after rulings
Arkansas' multiple execution plan in limbo after rulings

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol building on Friday, April 14, 2017, in Little Rock , Ark., to voice their opposition to Arkansas' seven upcoming executions. Drug companies Fresenius Kabi USA and West-Ward Pharmaceuticals filed a motion as part of the federal lawsuit by the condemned inmates on Thursday, claiming that the drugs were sec...

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  • Iraqi forces capture key parts of Mosul neighborhood
Iraqi forces capture key parts of Mosul neighborhood

Martin said Iraqi forces had surrounded Islamic State positions but it was not always possible to move vehicles into all parts of the Old City with its narrow streets. "They have broken the back of these IS supporters in the north, south, and east of Baghdad". While progress continues, the colonel said, it's still a slow, tough fight.

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  • Chief Keef Arrested in Miami Beach
Chief Keef Arrested in Miami Beach

We reached out to representatives for comment. The Miami Herald reports Chief Keef faces a DUI charge. "As such he is particularly vulnerable to police actions that seek to silence him". Cops searched the vehicle and found marijuana. Still, Keef didn't seem too anxious about the arrest, reportedly telling police "It's okay". The three peop...

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  • US Marine's fervor for killing transgender Filipina upheld
US Marine's fervor for killing transgender Filipina upheld

The appellate court noted the case was filed against Pemberton on December 15, 2014, or four days before Pemberton presented himself to the trial court. "To our mind, placing Laude's head inside a toilet shows that Pemberton never thought of Laude as a human being, but as a fecal matter due to his sexual orientation", the CA stressed.

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  • Surprise: Look what's Bafta nominated... and what they left out
Surprise: Look what's Bafta nominated... and what they left out

Both Foy and Smith are leaving the Golden Globe-winning Netflix series at the end of season two, with both roles then being re-cast. Earlier this year Netflix did scoop up its first BAFTA Film award, for Ava DuVernay's 13th, but its TV series have yet to be honoured by the British Academy.

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  • Renowned satirist John Clarke dead at 68
Renowned satirist John Clarke dead at 68

Clarke died on Sunday at Mt Abrupt, about five kilometres north of Dunkeld, from natural causes. His impersonation of former Victorian Planning Minister and architect John Madden about development in Melbourne is extremely amusing, as is his impersonation of former Victorian Premier John Brumby about the Kilcunda desalination project.

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  • Fifth body recovered after hikers caught in Canada avalanche
Fifth body recovered after hikers caught in Canada avalanche

Friends and family members of five hikers who died in the mountains near Vancouver gathered on Monday afternoon to support each other, says the Korean consul general. "I got to the summit and there was nobody there", he said in an interview Monday. Lions Bay Mayor Karl Buhr said he believes the hikers were from nearby Maple Ridge and were experie...

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  • James Spann: Showers widely spaced over Alabama this afternoon
James Spann: Showers widely spaced over Alabama this afternoon

Scattered showers and thunderstorms have returned to Alabama this afternoon. Wednesday will be nearly the exact same pattern, with sunny skies in the morning followed by partly cloudy in the afternoon. Highs on the beaches will be in the 60s to near 70 degrees. Just a small risk of a shower during the first few innings of the game; otherwise mo...

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  • Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline
Executions in China said to outpace world despite decline

The charity says in its annual report on the death penalty that while it is known that China puts large numbers of people to death, the exact number is not clear. Chinese legal experts have argued that the number of death sentences have been reduced simply because lower court officials are instinctively keen to avoid having their verdicts scr...

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  • EU Council President to issue negotiation guidelines
EU Council President to issue negotiation guidelines

The second will be used for talks over a future trade deal. Cameron's successor Mrs May on Wednesday notified the European Council president Donald Tusk that the United Kingdom was triggering article 50. "Our partners are wise and decent partners - and this is why I'm absolutely sure that no one is interested in using security cooperation as a ba...

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