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California Governor Jerry Brown. | AP File Photo
Brown swipes Trump for border wall, says California to fight

California Governor Jerry Brown likened President Donald Trump to a strongman whose goal of walling off the U.S.-Mexico border conjures other infamous barriers from the past.

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EPA chief: Trump to undo Obama plan to curb global warming

President Donald Trump in the coming days will sign a new executive order that unravels his predecessor's sweeping plan to curb global warming.

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War-torn Syria. (File photo | AP)
US-backed Syria force takes airport from IS: Spokesman

The advance comes as the Syrian Democratic Forces alliance prepares for an assault on the jihadist group's de facto Syrian capital Raqa.

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Iran strikes back at US with sanctions on firms

Iran said the companies support terrorism, repression and Israel's occupation of land Palestinians want for a future state.

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WhatsApp and Facebook app icons on a smartphone (File Photo | AP)
UK targets WhatsApp encryption after London attack

Khalid Masood reportedly used the Facebook-owned service moments before the assault.

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Mosul, Iraq, March 5, 2017. AP
Civilian deaths in Mosul a terrible tragedy: US military commander

General Joseph Votel stopped short of taking responsibility, however.

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Ukraine military helicopter crash kills five

The crash is believed to be an accident, the Ukrainian army said.

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In this October 2015 photo, a vehicle loaded with North Korean missiles goes along with soldiers marching through Kim Il Sung Square during a mass military parade in Pyongyang. (File Photo | AP)
North Korea warns of preemptive attack against US, South Korea

The North Korean military warned the US and South Korea against any attempt to stage a operation to hit its leadership and military installations.

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Two policemen stand guard at a cordoned off area on the way to the Houses of Parliament in central London, Wednesday, March 22, 2017. Police said they were treating the attack as terrorism. (Photo | AP)
Police make new arrest after UK parliament attack

A 30-year-old man was arrested in the central city of Birmingham on suspicion of preparation of terrorist acts

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President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington on March 7 during a meeting with the Republican House whip team about the now-withdrawn health bill. (Photo | AP)
Donald Trump blames party hardliners for health debacle, as more battles loom

The US President squarely blamed his Republican party's ultra-conservative wing for the most stinging defeat.

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Six aid workers killed in South Sudan ambush: UN

This is the highest number murdered in one incident since the start of a three-year civil war.

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People surround Alexander Pushkin monument with a poster reading: Dimon ( Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev) Give Money Back, in downtown Moscow on March 26. (Photo | AP)
Corruption protests sweep Russia; opposition leader arrested

The protests were the largest coordinated outpourings of dissatisfaction in Russia since the massive 2011-12 demonstrations following elections.

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Indian man 'racially' abused, assaulted in Australia

A group of teenagers, including a girl, who hurled racial abuses at the man at a restaurant in Australia's Tasmania state.

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Former Maledives President Mohamed Nasheed | File Photo
Exiled Maldives leader Mohamed Nasheed vows to take parliament

Last month, Nasheed said he would return to run for election as president of the troubled Indian Ocean nation, despite facing jail after a controversial conviction on terror-related charges.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel. (File Photo | AP)
Angela Merkel's party easily beats centre-left in Germany state poll

A resurgent centre-left hopes to strike a first blow in their battle to topple Chancellor Angela Merkel this year.

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Pakistan arrests 100 Indian fishermen

Every year dozens of Indian and Pakistani fishermen are picked up in the Arabian Sea after straying across maritime borders.

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French far-right leader Marine le Pen at her campaign headquarters, in Paris. (File Photo | AP)
Le Pen plan to jettison euro spooks French business

Le Pen argues that bringing back the franc would help retool France's ailing industrial sector.

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Ian Grillot.Kansas man who took bullets while trying to save Indian engineer Srinivas Kuchibhotla and his friend, Alok Madasani
Indian-Americans raise USD 100,000 for Kansas survivor

India House raised USD 100,000 as part of an initiative supported by the Consul General of India in Houston Dr. Anupam Ray to help Ian buy a house in his hometown.

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Masked gunmen from the Qassam brigade, the militia wing of Hamas, surround the body of Mazen Faqha, during his funeral in Gaza City, Saturday, March, 25, 2017. (Photo | AP)
Hamas blames Israel for assassination of official, shuts Gaza crossing

Hamas shut the crossing between the Gaza Strip and Israel on Sunday after blaming the Jewish state for the assassination of one of its officials in the Palestinian enclave.

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Pakistan ties with China not a zero-sum game: Aizaz Chaudhary

The new envoy to US said Pakistan's decision to reach out to other nations in the region and its close relations with China should not be seen as a zero-sum game for any country.

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A body is removed as police work at the Cameo club after a fatal shooting, Sunday, March 26, 2017, in Cincinnati.  | AP
One killed, 15 wounded in Cincinnati nightclub shooting

No suspects were in custody by late afternoon in the shooting at the Cameo club, which has a history of gun violence, and police said there was no indication of any terrorism link.

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