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Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn

Donald Trump's US healthcare bill withdrawn Fri, 24 Mar, 2017

Donald Trump suffered a bitter defeat Friday in his first major legislative challenge, as the president's effort to repeal Obamacare was shot down by rebel Republican lawmakers.
Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii

Man sentenced in death of pregnant ex-girlfriend in Hawaii Fri, 24 Mar, 2017

A judge sentenced a man Friday to life in prison with the possibility of parole in the murder of his ex-girlfriend who disappeared while pregnant with his child in Hawaii.
Four dead after UK parliament terror attack

Four dead after UK parliament terror attack Wed, 22 Mar, 2017

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then stabbed a policeman in front of parliament before being shot dead.
U.S.-allied Kurd militia says struck Syria base deal with Russia

U.S.-allied Kurd militia says struck Syria base deal with Russia Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Russia was setting up a military base in northwestern Syria under a bilateral agreement and will help train its fighters - a step that would anger Turkey as it tries to block Kurdish gains near its borders.
Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips

Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates once again topped the Forbes magazine list of the world's more than 2,000 billionaires, while US President Donald Trump slipped more than 200 spots, the magazine said Monday.
FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team

FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

FBI Director James Comey confirmed for the first time Monday that the agency is investigating Russian interference in last year's presidential election and notably Moscow's possible collusion with President Donald Trump's campaign.
Greek police intercept eight suspect packages following parcel bombs to IMF, Germany

Greek police intercept eight suspect packages following parcel bombs to IMF, Germany Mon, 20 Mar, 2017

Greek police intercepted eight suspect packages at a postal sorting center in Athens on Monday, after the dispatch of booby-trapped deliveries to the International Monetary Fund in Paris and the German Finance Ministry.
More than 40 refugees dead in attack on boat off Yemen

More than 40 refugees dead in attack on boat off Yemen Fri, 17 Mar, 2017

More than 40 people including women and children have been shot dead aboard a boat carrying Somali refugees in the Red Sea off war-torn Yemen, officials said on Friday.
Israel intercepts missile fired at its air force in Syria

Israel intercepts missile fired at its air force in Syria Fri, 17 Mar, 2017

The Israeli military said it shot down one of numerous anti-aircraft missiles launched on Friday at its air force which was operating in Syria, in a rare such incident that spilled over into neighboring countries.
Winter Storm Stella hits US Northeast, NY dodges worst

Winter Storm Stella hits US Northeast, NY dodges worst Tue, 14 Mar, 2017

Winter Storm Stella lashed the northeastern United States with sleet and snow Tuesday, cancelling thousands of flights, closing schools and shutting stores, but New York and Washington escaped the worst of the weather.
Car bomb blast kills 13 near hotel in Somalia's capital

Car bomb blast kills 13 near hotel in Somalia's capital Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

A car bomb near a hotel on a busy street in the Somali capital killed at least 13 people on Monday, police and the emergency medical services said, hours after a man was killed by a blast as he tried to ram through a checkpoint.
Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting

Syrian war monitor says 465,000 killed in six years of fighting Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a Britain-based war monitor, said on Monday there are so far about 465,000 people killed and missing in Syria's civil war.

EU warns Erdogan as Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens

EU warns Erdogan as Turkey-Netherlands crisis deepens Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

The European Union on Monday warned President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to avoid inflammatory rhetoric as a diplomatic crisis between Turkey and the Netherlands deepened over the blocking of Turkish ministers from holding rallies to win support for plans to expand his powers.
Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit

Scotland demands new independence vote before Brexit Mon, 13 Mar, 2017

Scottish First Minister Nicola Sturgeon on Monday demanded a new independence referendum to be held in late 2018 or early 2019, once the terms of Britain's exit from the European Union have become clearer.

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U.S.-allied Kurd militia says struck Syria base deal with Russia

The Syrian Kurdish YPG militia said Russia was setting up a military base in northwestern Syria under a bilateral agreement and will help train its fighters - a step that would anger Turkey as it tries to block Kurdish gains near its borders. Bill Gates again world's richest man; Trump slips FBI chief confirms probe of possible Russia links to Trump team Greek police intercept eight suspect packages following parcel bombs to IMF, Germany More than 40 refugees dead in attack on boat off Yemen Israel intercepts missile fired at its air force in Syria

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UK parliament terror attack

Four people were killed and 20 injured in a "terrorist" attack at the gates of British democracy Wednesday when a man mowed down pedestrians, then sta ...

Barack and Michelle Obama give final Christmas message

On Dec. 24, Christmas Eve, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama issued a joint weekly address where they wished the natio ...

'Supermoon' lights up sky around the world

From Beijing to Berlin, star gazers around the world admired the supermoon - the largest, brightest full moon in nearly seven decades - as it made its ...

Anti-Trump protests spread across nation

Demonstrators took to the streets of Miami, New York, Portland and other US cities for a third straight night of nationwide protests to oppose Donald ...

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2017 will be a challenging year for Saudi Arabia, who is losing its leadership in the Middle East and faces looming economic challenges stemming from ...

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