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On a phone call Friday with Trump , Chinese President Xi Jinping said he hoped the U.S. and North Korea would start dialogue as soon as possible and strive for positive results, China's state-run Xinhua news agency said. Domestic shares tracked broader Asia which rallied on news of the first U.S. - North Korea summit after Kim Jong Un offered to stop nuclear and missile testing.
  • Nigeria, Others To Benefit $533m Humanitarian Aid From US

    Nigeria, Others To Benefit $533m Humanitarian Aid From US

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    Nigeria will benefit from about 533 million dollars to be released by the United States (U.S.) to some African countries humanitarian assistance. The U.S., in contrast, wants to partner with African countries while promoting rule of law and democratic development, he said.
  • Nashville Mayor Resigns Amid Affair, Theft Charge

    Nashville Mayor Resigns Amid Affair, Theft Charge

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    Robert Forrest since the spring of 2016. The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation, at the request of the local prosecutor, was investigating whether Ms. TBI investigators say they looked at Forrest's phone and his emails after Barry admitted publicly to the affair. The affidavit also said the TBI has found 260 deleted chats between Forrest's phone and Barry's phone number as well as 35 deleted call logs.
  • West Virginia teachers' strike ends with 5 percent raise

    West Virginia teachers' strike ends with 5 percent raise

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    Lawmakers seeking to negotiate pay raises for West Virginia's striking teachers have failed to immediately agree on an amount to end the walkout that has shut down the state's public schools. "I strongly feel we are blessed to have both". The obvious impetus for the strike lies in the state's bad treatment of its teachers, whose pay ranked 48th in the nation in 2016.
  • Gulf states considering plans to bring end to Saudi-led Qatar boycott

    Gulf states considering plans to bring end to Saudi-led Qatar boycott

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    And Prince Mohammed regards maintaining a close and constructive relationship with the United Kingdom as being vital to the reform programme's chances of success, as he made clear when, prior to his arrival in London , I had an exclusive interview with him for the Daily Telegraph at his impressive residence in the upmarket Riyadh suburb of Irqah.
  • Judge sides with Trump on DACA, but blasts White House, Congress

    Judge sides with Trump on DACA, but blasts White House, Congress

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    As the deadline that Trump administration had set for ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals ( DACA) program passed on March 5, Dreamers marched across the us states to call for an extension of the Obama-era policy. A decision by the Supreme Court on their petition is expected soon. To say that we dreamers are disappointed in our elected representatives would be an understatement.
  • Forbes names Amazon CEO world's richest man

    Forbes names Amazon CEO world's richest man

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    Sy has led the country's billionaires for 10 years in a row. Gates is worth an estimated $90 billion, up from $86 billion past year, according to Forbes . The number of women on the list increased from 227 to 256. Forbes magazine is revealing its annual list of billionaires . The president has dropped more than 200 spots since previous year to No.
  • Putin says he'd reverse Soviet collapse if he could

    Putin says he'd reverse Soviet collapse if he could

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    Russian President Vladimir Putin delivers a speech during a ceremony to present national award and to mark the Defender of the Fatherland Day at the Kremlin in Moscow on February 23, 2018. He also pushed for an increase in hypersonics as part of this year's budget process, he said. Still, "it's not important if Putin was bluffing", said Golts.
  • Tripura poll results will have no impact in Karnataka, says Siddaramaiah

    Tripura poll results will have no impact in Karnataka, says Siddaramaiah

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    The BJP has been riding a wave of rising Hindu nationalism in the country. "The Congress, which had ruled for decades in the post-independence period, has become weaker now", the 94-year-old Marxist veteran said in a statement here. They were accompanied by Chingwang Konyak, President NDPP; Visasolie Lhongou, President BJP Nagaland State Unit; V. Abu Metha, Secretary General NDPP; and Rusemtong Longkumer, General Secretary, NDPP.
  • Merkel vows to work for the 'good of Germany'

    Merkel vows to work for the 'good of Germany'

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    Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Monday she would work with France to tackle pressing issues such as trade policy, the war in Syria and competition with China after the Social Democrats (SPD) approved joining a coalition with her conservatives.
  • New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star

    New report suggests Trump personally coordinated $130000 payment to adult film star

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    White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked about the payment for the first time publicly at Monday's press briefing, as a reporter used Daniels' real name, Stephanie Clifford , to address the issue. It isn't clear when First Republic reported it to the government as suspicious. 'I'd refer you to Michael on that, ' she added, passing the ball back to Cohen.
  • BJP's win in northeast just a 'trailer', says Devendra Fadnavis

    BJP's win in northeast just a 'trailer', says Devendra Fadnavis

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    Shah sought to point out that the party's vote share had crossed the 50 per cent mark, including their alliance partner Indigenous People's Front of Tripura, from a lowly 1.54 per cent. The latest attack on Rahul Gandhi by the BJP leader came as the party emerged victorious in Tripura Assembly elections, ousting Left Front's Manik Sarkar from power after nearly two decades.
  • Man kills himself near White House

    Man kills himself near White House

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    According to the Washington Post, the gunman committed suicide amidst a group of 100 people. Donald Trump was not at the White House when the shooting occurred shortly before 5pm United Kingdom time (12pm USA time), as he is at the Mar-a-Lago resort in Florida, but he was swiftly briefed about it shortly afterwards, the White House said .
  • Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman to meet Sisi

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    Prince Mohammed will hold meetings with Sisi, a key regional ally, and other officials in Egypt before flying off to Britain on Wednesday and then later this month the United States . They agreed to continue to exert joint efforts to reach political settlements to ongoing crises in a number of countries in the region in order to end the ensuing humanitarian sufferings and to preserve the sovereignty and territorial integrity of these countries.