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Armed British police arrest man with knives near May's office

Friday  03:00,   28 april 2017
Reuters

<p>Armed British police officers arrested a man carrying knives near Prime Minister Theresa May's office in London on Thursday on suspicion of preparing an act of terrorism.</p>Armed British police officers arrested a man carrying knives[...]

North Korea puts out new video showing the White House in crosshairs and carriers exploding

Friday  02:54,   28 april 2017
MSN

<p>The latest anti-U.S. video comes as American warships are gathering around the Korean[...]

Final results show 51.4 percent supported expanding Erdogan powers - Turkish electoral board

Friday  02:54,   28 april 2017
Reuters

Final results from Turkey's referendum showed 51.4 percent support for the "yes" vote.The results, which matched the preliminary figures released in the hours after polling closed on April 16, were released despite calls by the[...]

Russian naval intelligence ship sinks off Turkey's Black Sea coast

Friday  02:53,   28 april 2017
Reuters

A Togo-flagged ship collided with a Russian intelligence vessel near Turkey's Black Sea Coast.The rescued crew members of the Russian ship Liman were in good health after the collision with the Togo-flagged Youzarsif H, Turkey's Transport[...]

Pope to visit Egypt as Copts face Islamic State campaign

Friday  02:53,   28 april 2017
Reuters

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Two U.S. service members killed in Afghanistan -Pentagon

Friday  02:53,   28 april 2017
AFP

Two US troops have been killed fighting an Islamic State group affiliate in Afghanistan, the Pentagon said Thursday.&nbsp;The incident took place in the southern Nangarhar province, Pentagon spokesman Captain Jeff Davis[...]

Acid attacks are on the rise in Britain

Friday  02:53,   28 april 2017
USA TODAY

LONDON — Twenty people at a packed nightclub here suffered chemical burns from an acid-like substance thrown at them on April 17, an attack that authorities say reflects a frightening trend. Toxic substances such as drain cleaner are being used as[...]

Putin calls for talks over N Korea

Friday  02:35,   28 april 2017
BBC News

The Russian leader urges the parties involved to "refrain from using belligerent rhetoric".Speaking in Moscow, where he met Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, he urged those involved to "refrain from using belligerent[...]

4,000 Canadian families will soon get paid by Ontario for doing nothing

Thursday  17:16,   27 april 2017
MSN

Ontario joins a growing global movement putting basic income to the test.“Many people are concerned about what the world is promising their kids,” Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne said at a Monday news conference announcing the three-year experiment.[...]

Trump gives Pentagon power to reset Iraq, Syria troop limits

Thursday  14:46,   27 april 2017
Reuters

Trump gives Pentagon power to reset Iraq, Syria troop limitsThe Pentagon, which confirmed the move on Wednesday, said no change has yet been made to U.S. troop limits. It also stressed the U.S. strategy in Iraq and Syria still was focussed on[...]

A look at North Korea's evolving brinkmanship

Thursday  14:36,   27 april 2017
Associated Press

<p>North Korea observers have long marveled at the ability of a small, impoverished, autocratic nation to go toe-to-toe with the world's superpowers.</p>Part of the secret to North Korean success has always been the ruling Kim family's[...]

As Trump calls for wall, a look at the world's barriers

Thursday  12:56,   27 april 2017
Associated Press

<p>As President Donald Trump marks 100 days in office, he is vowing to keep his campaign promise to build a wall along the border with Mexico.</p>Despite widespread skepticism and Mexico's refusal to pay for the wall, as Trump has demanded,[...]

UK could join U.S. action in event of new Syria chemical attack - Johnson

Thursday  12:51,   27 april 2017
Reuters

UK could join U.S. action in event of new Syria chemical attack - JohnsonThe United States accused the Syrian army of carrying out an April 4 attack in which scores of people died from poison gas. It responded by launching cruise missiles against a[...]

Thai prosecutors to seek arrest warrant for Red Bull heir

Thursday  12:51,   27 april 2017
Associated Press

<p>Thai prosecutors will ask police to issue an arrest warrant for an heir to the Red Bull fortune if he does not show up to face charges over an alleged hit-and-run that killed a police officer almost five years ago, officials said[...]

Cambodian PM asks US to stop deporting criminals

Thursday  11:36,   27 april 2017
AFP

Cambodian leader Hun Sen called on the United States on Thursday to stop forcibly deporting convicts with Cambodian heritage to the Southeast Asian nation, saying they should revise a policy that splits up families. More than 500 felons have been[...]