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  • Donald Trumps bags major endorsements

    “An aura of inevitability is now forming around the controversial mogul,” The Washington Post said after Mr. Trump (69), was endorsed by two House Republican committee chairmen, Bill Shuster and Jeff Miller. Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight ....

    “An aura of inevitability is now forming around the controversial mogul,” The Washington Post said after Mr. Trump (69), was endorsed by two House Republican committee chairmen, Bill Shuster and Jeff Miller. Indiana University basketball coach Bob Knight ....

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  • Trump, Hillary near nominations

    On the Democratic side, frontrunner Hillary Clinton won four of the five, roughly on expected lines, and ceding only Rhode Island to challenger Bernie Sanders. Ms. Clinton held out an olive branch to Mr. Sanders, and even complemented him and his supporters for challeng ....

    On the Democratic side, frontrunner Hillary Clinton won four of the five, roughly on expected lines, and ceding only Rhode Island to challenger Bernie Sanders. Ms. Clinton held out an olive branch to Mr. Sanders, and even complemented him and his supporters for challeng ....

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  • Donald Trump says may seek India’s help on ‘unstable’ Pakistan nukes

    Mr. Trump’s such a remarks came during a town-hall in Indianapolis in response to a question on how he would deal with countries like Pakistan which has sometimes “double dealt” with the US. “We’ve given them [Pakistan] money and they&rs ....

    Mr. Trump’s such a remarks came during a town-hall in Indianapolis in response to a question on how he would deal with countries like Pakistan which has sometimes “double dealt” with the US. “We’ve given them [Pakistan] money and they&rs ....

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  • North Korea sends another U.S. citizen to prison

    Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour after a brief trial in Pyongyang on Friday. North Korea’s Supreme Court found Kim guilty of crimes a ....

    Kim Dong Chul had been detained in the North on suspicion of engaging in spying and stealing state secrets. He was sentenced to 10 years in prison with hard labour after a brief trial in Pyongyang on Friday. North Korea’s Supreme Court found Kim guilty of crimes a ....

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  • Strong earthquake rattles Vanuatu; no threat of tsunami

     A strong magnitude-7 earthquake rattled the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu on Friday but authorities said there was no tsunami threat and no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake hit near Malekula Island. It w ....

     A strong magnitude-7 earthquake rattled the Pacific Island nation of Vanuatu on Friday but authorities said there was no tsunami threat and no immediate reports of damage or injuries. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the quake hit near Malekula Island. It w ....

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  • 175 countries sign Paris Climate Agreement

    With the planet heating up to record levels, sea levels rising and glaciers melting, the pressure to have the Paris Agreement enter into force and to have every country turn its words into deeds was palpable at the U.N. signing ceremony. “The world is in a race ....

    With the planet heating up to record levels, sea levels rising and glaciers melting, the pressure to have the Paris Agreement enter into force and to have every country turn its words into deeds was palpable at the U.N. signing ceremony. “The world is in a race ....

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  • Panama Papers: Mossack Fonseca warehouse raided

    Special prosecutor for organised crime Javier Caraballo says large quantities of documents related to the company were found, but it’s not clear what information they contain. Agents carried off multiple bags of shredded paper. Mossack Fonseca said in a stateme ....

    Special prosecutor for organised crime Javier Caraballo says large quantities of documents related to the company were found, but it’s not clear what information they contain. Agents carried off multiple bags of shredded paper. Mossack Fonseca said in a stateme ....

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  • Stay in EU, Obama tells Britain

    In what is likely to be his last visit to the U.K. as President, Mr. Obama set the tone for his three-day visit in an exclusive article in the Daily Telegraph. In the piece, he referred to the “special relationship” forged between the two countries “as ....

    In what is likely to be his last visit to the U.K. as President, Mr. Obama set the tone for his three-day visit in an exclusive article in the Daily Telegraph. In the piece, he referred to the “special relationship” forged between the two countries “as ....

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  • ‘Shakespeare would not have backed Brexit if he were alive’

    However, Brexit and its complexities are far removed from the centenary celebrations marking the life, legacy and contemporary relevance of Shakespeare, loved and revered in Britain and the world. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 – also his birthday – in S ....

    However, Brexit and its complexities are far removed from the centenary celebrations marking the life, legacy and contemporary relevance of Shakespeare, loved and revered in Britain and the world. Shakespeare died on April 23, 1616 – also his birthday – in S ....

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  • Ecuador quake death toll rises; country faces rebuilding

    President Rafael Correa announced on Wednesday night that he would raise sales taxes and put a one-time levy on millionaires to help pay for reconstruction. The damage from the 7.8-magnitude quake adds to already heavy economic hardships being felt in this OPEC natio ....

    President Rafael Correa announced on Wednesday night that he would raise sales taxes and put a one-time levy on millionaires to help pay for reconstruction. The damage from the 7.8-magnitude quake adds to already heavy economic hardships being felt in this OPEC natio ....

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