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Afghan War Lord Hekmatyar Appears in Public After 20 Years, Calls for Peace - Yahoo News

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 07:53

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Afghan War Lord Hekmatyar Appears in Public After 20 Years, Calls for Peace
Yahoo News
A former Afghan warlord who battled US forces after the 2001 invasion and nursed bitter rivalries with other militant factions before signing a peace deal with the Afghan government appeared in public for the first time in more than 20 years today and ...
Marines take over advising mission in HelmandStars and Stripes
Islamic State kills senior Afghan Taliban official in Pakistan: militantsReuters
Afghan defense chief quits over attack; US warns of 'another tough year'Reuters
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Japan's Abe cautions against Brexit regulation cliff edge - Reuters

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 06:00

Reuters

Japan's Abe cautions against Brexit regulation cliff edge
Reuters
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference at a hotel in London, Britain April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls. By Guy Faulconbridge and William James | LONDON. LONDON Japan's Shinzo Abe called on Prime Minister Theresa ...

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Japan's Abe cautions against Brexit regulation cliff edge - Reuters

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 05:59

Reuters

Japan's Abe cautions against Brexit regulation cliff edge
Reuters
Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks during a news conference at a hotel in London, Britain April 29, 2017. REUTERS/Peter Nicholls. By Guy Faulconbridge and William James | LONDON. LONDON Japan's Shinzo Abe called on Prime Minister Theresa ...
N.Korea missile launch 'absolutely unacceptable': AbeYahoo News

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Turkish authorities block Wikipedia without giving reason - BBC News

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 04:41

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Turkish authorities block Wikipedia without giving reason
BBC News
Turkey has blocked all access inside the country to the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia. Officials said "an administrative measure" had been taken, but gave no reason why. Turkish media said authorities had asked Wikipedia to remove content by writers ...
Turkey blocks access to Wikipedia over 'terror' claimsYahoo News

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Duterte to ASEAN Leaders: Be 'Resolute in Realizing a Drug-Free ASEAN' - Voice of America

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 04:02

Voice of America

Duterte to ASEAN Leaders: Be 'Resolute in Realizing a Drug-Free ASEAN'
Voice of America
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte opened the last day of a four-day Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit with a warning that they all are facing a massive “illegal drug trade apparatus.” He quickly added Saturday that the drug trade ...

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Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summit - Yahoo News

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 00:08

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Southeast Asian leaders wrestle over China at summit
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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte faced pushback on Saturday at a regional summit in his efforts to weaken Southeast Asian resistance to Chinese expansionism in the contested South China Sea, diplomats said. Duterte was due to release a chairman's ...

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Canada planning for war with North Korea - World Socialist Web Site

Sat, 04/29/2017 - 00:04

Canada planning for war with North Korea
World Socialist Web Site
As the Trump administration continues to recklessly escalate tensions on the Korean peninsula, Canada's Liberal government has given its strongest indication yet that Canadian troops would join a war with North Korea—a war that could result in the ...

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Macedonian violence elicits diverging international response - Boston Herald

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 22:10

Boston Herald

Macedonian violence elicits diverging international response
Boston Herald
People react as a stun grenade explodes by a parliament entrance, guarded by police, during clashes with protesters in Skopje, Macedonia, Thursday, April 27, 2017. Chaos swept into Macedonia's parliament Thursday as demonstrators stormed the building ...

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North Korea defies Trump - Politico

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 20:27

Politico

North Korea defies Trump
Politico
Hours after Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called for tough new action towards North Korea on Friday, the nuclear-armed dictatorship thumbed its nose at the Trump administration with the latest in a series of missile tests that Trump officials say ...
North Korea Tests Missile as Tillerson Calls for SanctionsBloomberg
US says time to act on North Korea, China says not up to Beijing aloneReuters
Tillerson Urges UN to Impose Stiffer Sanctions on North KoreaMilitary.com

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Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:57

Washington Post

Buses torched, roads blocked, clashes during Brazil strike
Washington Post
RIO DE JANEIRO — Protesters lit buses on fire, blocked roads and clashed with police on Friday during a general strike that brought transportation to a halt in many cities across Latin America's largest nation. The strike was to protest major changes ...

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College machete attacker felt bullied for being conservative - New York Daily News

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 19:14

New York Daily News

College machete attacker felt bullied for being conservative
New York Daily News
Police officers and Transylvania University President Seamus Carey, in white shirt, confer at the scene of a stabbing on the school's campus. (Charles Bertram/AP). BY Christopher Brennan Jessica Schladebeck. NEW YORK DAILY NEWS. Friday, April 28 ...
Two Transylvania University Students Assaulted by Man Wielding MacheteNBCNews.com
A Trump Supporter Allegedly Attacked Students At A Kentucky University With A MacheteBuzzFeed News
The Latest: Police ID man charged in Kentucky machete attackWashington Post
Lexington Herald Leader -LEX18 Lexington KY News
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Pentagon says two Army Rangers may have been killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:44

Los Angeles Times

Pentagon says two Army Rangers may have been killed by friendly fire in Afghanistan
Los Angeles Times
Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers, left, and Sgt. Cameron H. Thomas were killed during a raid in Nangarhar province, Afghanistan. (U.S. Army). The Pentagon has launched an investigation into whether friendly fire killed two U.S. Army Rangers during a night raid ...

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Key deposition excerpt can be used as evidence in Cosby trial, judge rules - CNN

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 18:26

CNN

Key deposition excerpt can be used as evidence in Cosby trial, judge rules
CNN
(CNN) A Pennsylvania judge ruled that an excerpt of a key deposition from 2005 -- in which Bill Cosby discusses using Quaaludes -- can be used as evidence in his upcoming trial. The judge also ruled that an excerpt from one of Cosby's nonfiction books ...
Drug Evidence Will Be Permitted at Cosby TrialNew York Times
NNPA Newswire Exclusive: Bill Cosby Finally Breaks His Silence | BlackPressUSABlack Press USA

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Nationwide Strike Clogs Brazil's Big Cities, Grinding Daily Activity To A Halt - NPR

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 17:02

NPR

Nationwide Strike Clogs Brazil's Big Cities, Grinding Daily Activity To A Halt
NPR
Halfway into a 24-hour worker strike, Brazil's biggest cities have partially shut down — with many major thoroughfares clogged and businesses shuttered for the day. The nationwide strike mounted by unions aims to unravel a set of measures supported by ...
Brazil Gripped by General Strike Over Austerity MeasuresNew York Times

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Other countries are still trying to figure out what Trump means to them - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:33

Washington Post

Other countries are still trying to figure out what Trump means to them
Washington Post
Much of the world is in a quandary, still unsure what to expect from the administration of President Trump. The Chinese are unexpectedly hopeful. Europeans, less so. And Mexico remains wary, if less frightened than when Trump took power on Jan. 20.
The Trump methodWashington Examiner

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Other countries are still trying to figure out what Trump means to them - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:33

Washington Post

Other countries are still trying to figure out what Trump means to them
Washington Post
Much of the world is in a quandary, still unsure what to expect from the administration of President Trump. The Chinese are unexpectedly hopeful. Europeans, less so. And Mexico remains wary, if less frightened than when Trump took power on Jan. 20.
5 things we learned from Trump's 100-day interviewCNN
POLITICO's must-read briefing on what's driving the day in WashingtonPolitico
Exclusive: Trump says 'major, major' conflict with North Korea possible, but seeks diplomacyReuters

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Trump signs order that could open California coastal waters to new drilling - Los Angeles Times

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 16:16

Los Angeles Times

Trump signs order that could open California coastal waters to new drilling
Los Angeles Times
President Trump has signed an executive order that could open large parts of the Pacific, Arctic and Atlantic oceans to new oil and gas drilling, creating yet another clash with California, where leaders are vowing they will do everything in their ...

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Is Trump learning — or ad-libbing — on foreign policy? - Washington Post

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:56

Washington Post

Is Trump learning — or ad-libbing — on foreign policy?
Washington Post
In the month of April, I found myself saying “I agree with Trump” more than anytime ever. On China, Russia, NATO and Syria, President Trump signaled radical changes in policy, nearly the complete opposite of what he said as a candidate. All were ...

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NSA To Limit Some Collection Of Internet Communication - NPR

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:50

NPR

NSA To Limit Some Collection Of Internet Communication
NPR
The National Security Agency is scaling back the way it spies on some communications over the Internet. The NSA says it discovered what it called "lapses" in compliance with U.S. law. They're called "about" communications: The NSA not only watches ...
NSA ends spying on messages Americans send about foreign surveillance targetsArs Technica

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California will allow insurers to file two sets of rates: One for 'Trumpcare,' other for Obamacare - CNBC

Fri, 04/28/2017 - 15:15

CNBC

California will allow insurers to file two sets of rates: One for 'Trumpcare,' other for Obamacare
CNBC
The move comes just days before insurers are set to submit rate requests for 2018 plans in California. Uncertainty about the fate of Obamacare and of a Republican replacement bill has raised the prospect of big price hikes in 2018. A GOP replacement ...
Obama Jabs That Obamacare Is More Popular Than TrumpHuffington Post
California lets insurers file 'Trump rates' due to Obamacare uncertaintyWashington Examiner

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