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  • Polls find Trump losing steam on promises, working with Congress

    Polls find Trump losing steam on promises, working with Congress

    The poll found that Americans are also less likely to see Trump as a "strong and decisive leader", as someone who "can bring about the changes this country needs" or as "honest and trustworthy". Being a strong and decisive leader is the only characteristic that a majority still say applies to Trump. After weeks of witnessing low approval ratings, President Donald Trump had reason to cheer Monday after Rasmussen Reports claimed that Trump's approval rating is at 50 percent.

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  • Russian Federation warns U.S. against unilateral strike on N. Korea

    Some also linked his order to strike Syrian government forces - his first such order since taking office - and the USA military's use of the most powerful non-nuclear bomb in Afghanistan - the GBU-43B Massive Ordnance Air Blast bomb which is also called the "Mother Of All Bombs" - to the possibility of the United States taking unilateral action against the North.

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  • North Korea May Be Capable of Sarin-Loaded Missiles, Abe Says

    Mr Abe made his warning at a meeting of Japan's parliamentary diplomacy and defence committee, reported by broadcaster NHK. The warning comes amid heightening tensions between the USA and North Korea. The United States has warned that a policy of "strategic patience" with North Korea is over. Now, the USA has found satellite images that show a high level of activity around the suspected test site.

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  • Jailed Palestinians Join Hunger Strike Led By Marwan Barghouti

    There were no immediate reports of injuries there. Around 1,300 Palestinians in Israeli prisons on Monday started an indefinite hunger strike to demand an improvement in their conditions. Palestinian families seeking to visit imprisoned relatives require permits to enter Israel, which are usually given selectively and declined during Israeli army border closings.

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  • Trump admin. declines to brand China a currency manipulator

    The Korea International Trade Association welcomed the US decision not to label South Korea a currency manipulator, calling it a "rational outcome". Trump's about-face was notable because of how forceful he was in his insistence as recently as this month that China was a currency manipulator. That "distortion in the global trading system.

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  • U.S. to Chemical Weapons Watchdog: Syrian Attack "Direct Affront to Human Decency"

    The US has insisted Syria secretly kept chemical weapons from the 2013 disarmament and used those, attacking the Syrian airbase in retaliation. Syria's Foreign Ministry has condemned the USA strike as "a flagrant aggression" against the Arab country, and said Washington's real objective was to "weaken the strength of the Syrian army in confronting terrorist groups".

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  • Trump Calls Korean Leader Over THAAD Talks with China

    Trump Calls Korean Leader Over THAAD Talks with China

    In a surprise move, China on Wednesday abstained rather than joining Russian Federation in vetoing a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning the reported use of chemical weapons in a town in Syria. The developments in the geopolitical dance between Washington and Beijing follow a summit last week between Trump and Chinese President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) and a phone call late Tuesday.

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  • 4 people shot at West Lake station — MARTA Police

    Family members identified the fatal victim as Zachariah Hunnicutt. The victims were taken to Grady Memorial Hospital for treatment. The shooting was "targeted, but isolated", MARTA's Police Chief Wanda Dunham said, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution newspaper.

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  • EU negotiator Barnier tells UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

    EU negotiator Barnier tells UK on Brexit: no parallel talks

    Northern Ireland should be the priority in the forthcoming talks on the UK's departure from the European Union, MEPs have said. Number 10 added that "both leaders agreed that the tone of discussions had been positive on both sides and agreed that they would seek to remain in close touch as the negotiations progressed".

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  • Lexi Thompson gets 4-stroke penalty, loses late major lead

    But So Yeon Ryu birdied the first hole in the playoff, and Thompson's tough day got even worse. However, the American player lost the decider - and along with it, the first women's major of the year. Speaking to the Golf Channel , Lexi Thompson said, "It is unfortunate with what happened, I did not mean that at all, I had no idea that I did it".

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  • Ides of April: Tax filing deadline looms

    Ides of April: Tax filing deadline looms

    Fail to check this box and the IRS has no way to know that you have health insurance; thus, you will be assessed a penalty. Many individuals don't provide the supporting Form 1095-B to their tax preparers, either because they didn't get the form or aren't aware they should give it to their tax pro.

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  • Taapsee Pannu takes a break

    Taapsee Pannu takes a break

    Bollywood movies getting banned in Pakistan isn't new. Here, we are talking about her latest film " Naam Shabana ". Neeraj Pandey's espionage thriller, Naam Shabana , has been stopped in theatres across the neighbouring country. For those who don't know Pakistan stopped the screening of Indian films following the cross-border tension between India and Pakistan past year.

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  • India, Australia ink cooperation pacts during PM Turnbull's viist

    ABC news website said that Turnbull's comments reflected a change of attitude from his criticism of Indian protectionism ahead of his meeting with Modi. "It's important to make sure that you have an agreement that meets your requirements, not just reaching an agreement for the sake of saying you've reached an agreement", he said.

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  • G-7 ministers appeal to Russia on Syria but reject sanctions

    G-7 ministers appeal to Russia on Syria but reject sanctions

    The White House press secretary warned Syria to stop using barrel bombs against civilians, suggesting President Donald Trump may expand the criteria for USA action against Bashar al-Assad's regime. According to The Independent , Putin made these comments while at the same time bemoaning the fact that relations between the USA and Russian Federation are at their worst since the end of the Cold War.

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  • Executions decrease and signs show death penalty use fading

    Executions decrease and signs show death penalty use fading

    Excluding China, at least 1,032 people were executed in 23 countries last year, a 37 per cent drop against the previous year. From beheadings in Saudi Arabia and hangings in Afghanistan, Japan and Pakistan, to the lethal injection in China , the United States and Vietnam: the death penalty is still a legal recourse in many countries .

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  • New York on verge of tuition-free college for middle class

    New York on verge of tuition-free college for middle class

    The ultra-socialist state of NY became the first state in the union to saddle its taxpayers with "free" tuition to four-year public colleges and universities on Monday, and the liberal media couldn't be happier. From the start of his presidential campaign in 2015, Sanders promised to make tuition free for everyone who attends state colleges. This is a vital step in making an education easier to achieve, and hopefully other states will follow New York's lead.

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  • One For Arthur wins Grand National for the 'Two Golf Widows'

    The 14-1 shot, ridden by Derek Fox and trained by Lucinda Russell, charged clear to finish ahead of Cause Of Causes (16-1) and Saint Are (25-1). While you're here .The fourth episode of SportsJOE Live with Ronan O'Gara, Andy Reid, Dion Fanning and Colm Parkinson - featuring lots of love for Colm Cooper.

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  • Airbnb Bans Host Who Made Racist Remark, Referenced Trump

    Airbnb Bans Host Who Made Racist Remark, Referenced Trump

    Suh is a law student who says she was stranded after her Airbnb host canceled on her last-minute. The host allegedly wrote to Suh: "I wouldn't rent to (you) if (you) were the last person on earth". The shocking comments, including calling Suh a "con artist", immediately reduced the young woman to tears. Suh and her friends were able to find shelter about two hours later, she wrote on Facebook.

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  • America Declares War on Germany, 1917

    America Declares War on Germany, 1917

    The Army remained pitifully small, and Navy ships were undermanned and undertrained. Firstly, most Americans sympathized with the Allied cause, seeing Germany and Austro-Hungary as the aggressors in the war. Before soldiers were routinely equipped with gas masks, thousands died in horrific ways, adding to the already significant British and French casualty totals.

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  • North Korea test-fires missile ahead of Trump's meeting with Chinese leader

    Pyongyang test-fired a ballistic missile into the sea off its east coast on Wednesday, a day before the Trump-Xi summit, where North Korea's increasingly defiant arms programme was set to take centre stage. "China has great influence over North Korea", Trump said . -China top-level meeting on Thursday and Friday, and the 105th anniversary of the birth of North Korea founder Kim Il Sung.

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  • Dead, 2 Wounded in Shooting at Upscale Florida Mall

    Dead, 2 Wounded in Shooting at Upscale Florida Mall

    This is published unedited from the IANS feed . Witnesses described Wilson, a tall, muscular man, as the gym's most popular trainer who was known for his well-kept appearance. The manager wasn't moving, said the witness. She said an alarm had been ringing for 15 minutes and police had told the employees and customers that they could not leave the store.

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  • Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

    Not so silent night: Dallas emergency siren system hacked

    Vaz said city officials have asked the Federal Communications Commission for help in determining who was behind the hack. The sirens sounded off from around 11:42 p.m. Officials said there was no emergency and they were trying to determine what caused the malfunction. The city's top priority is to work on reactivating the system.

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