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Chrystia Freeland to become foreign minister says the CBC

She'll replace Maryam Monsef, who is being moved to Status of Women (again, a thing in Canada), taking over from Patty Hajdu, who will now labor...

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Saudi Arabia Budget Predicts 2017 Oil Price Around $60

Brent crude futures were trading at $56.70 per barrel, 40 cents, or 0.7 percent down from their previous close, while U.S. West Texas Intermedia...

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Japan's diplomats to leave S. Korea over sex slaves statue

Roughly one year and one week ago , the governments of Japan and South Korea came to an agreement over the issue of Japan's wartime sexual slave...

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White House Explains Why US Destroyer Fired Warning Shots at Iranian Vessels

According to accounts from four sources on Sunday, five Iranian vessels approached the USS Mahan and two other USA ships that were entering th...

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Desperate China Engineers Violent Swings In The Yuan

At the end of December, the People's Bank of China said it would continue down the path of a moderate monetary policy in 2017 to keep the nation...

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Snake on a plane grounds flight to Dubai

Once the plane landed, the aircraft's passengers left the plane through the rear exit while animal control personnel came on board to take the w...

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Pound stays low despite United Kingdom prime minister's explanation of Brexit remarks

Keir Starmer, Labour's shadow Brexit secretary, said Ms May must answer whether she was "putting such a priority on immigration" that she was "p...

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Egyptian security forces killed in militant attack in Sinai

There have been unconfirmed reports that the secondary attackers took some members of the security services as they made their escape. The lor...

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Why Northern Ireland's fragile power sharing is under threat

He said: " Sinn Féin should have stayed, to hold the First Minister to account, to force a public inquiry and to vote on the much-needed cost c...

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East Asia Quiet as US-North Korea Tensions Escalate Over ICBM Test

The United States said Thursday that North Korea had demonstrated a " qualitative " improvement in its nuclear and missile capabilities after an...

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Daesh blamed after attacks in and around Baghdad kill at least 23

Daesh claimed the attack, saying it was targeting Shiites. A series of attacks in the Iraqi capital and other cities in just over a week has k...

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Grigor Dimitrov claims first ATP title in two and half years

Dimitrov has never won against his opponent in Sunday's final with Nishikori enjoying a 3-0 head-to-head record. Dimitrov won his first title ...

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Iraqi forces close in on Tigris in Islamic State stronghold Mosul

Counter-Terrorism Service forces "are about 500 metres (yards) from the fourth bridge", spokesman Sabah al-Noman said, referring to the southern...

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Israeli ambassador apologises over 'secret plot' to 'take down' Foreign Office minister

Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson was called an "idiot," but nevertheless said to be " basically good ". "Ambassador Regev on Friday spoke wit...

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Death of Rafsanjani is blow to Iran's reform movement

During the Iran-Iraq War Ayatollah Rafsanjani was the de facto commander-in-chief of the Iranian military. At the time of his death he was the...

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Turks Turn Down US Military Help in Syria, Accept Russian Aid Instead

However, Cavusoglu maintained pressure on Washington by reiterating his criticisms of the U.S.'s commitment to supporting Turkey. A Kurdish Pe...

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Vehicle bomb 'kills several' in Syrian rebel-held town near Turkish border

But the armed ISIS has frequently targeted factions with bombings, including an attack in November that killed 25 civilians in a auto bomb on a ...

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Attorney General launches website to fight human trafficking

She endorsed him at the Tampa Convention Center on the day before Florida's presidential Republican primary election, an election that Trump won...

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Former CIA director James Woolsey quits Trump transition team

In his appearance on CNN , Woolsey denied that Trump's tension with USA intelligence over Russian hacking, or any other single issue, prompte...

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Wayne Rooney honoured to equal Sir Bobby Charlton's Man United record

Wayne Rooney equalled Bobby Charlton's Manchester United scoring record today when he registered his 249th goal for the club. "And for Wayn...

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SeaWorld Orca That Killed Trainer, Plunged Company Into Controversy Dies

One of SeaWorld's most prominent orcas , Tilikum had been fighting a bacterial lung infection since March. Tilikum was believed to be around 36...

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Charles Manson 'Too Risky' for Surgery

Several days ago, Manson, 82, was rushed from the prison to a Bakersfield hospital after he fell ill because of intestinal problems. The 82-ye...

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Massive iceberg expected to crack off Antarctica

Project leader Adrian Luckman , a professor from Swansea University , told BBC News that he would be amazed if the ice shelf does not go in ...

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WikiLeaks pondering over building a database of verified twitter users

Users accused the organistation of threatening to publish private material online (aka dox) of people who disagreed with it. WikiLeaks later s...

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China Leaves US in Dust With $361 Billion Renewable Energy Investment

According to the National Energy Agency, the already installed renewable power, inclusive of wind, hydro, solar and nuclear energy will contrib...

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