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The private jet crashed near the city of Shahr-e Kord in in the western province of Chahrmahal-Bakhtiyari, according to state broadcaster IRINN. Istanbul's Daily Sabah reported that Ms Başaran was due to marry at the end of March. Iranian news agencies are reporting that a Turkish plane traveling in Iran's air space has crashed. Officials there did not immediately respond to a request for comment.
  • Will North Korea denuclearise?

    Will North Korea denuclearise?

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    The proposed meeting follows months of heightened nuclear tensions between the two nations' leaders. Earlier Thursday, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said that though "talks about talks" might be possible with Pyongyang, denuclearization negotiations were likely a long way off.
  • Russian Federation 'launches hypersonic missile'

    Russian Federation 'launches hypersonic missile'

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    Video footage released by the ministry shows two pilots gearing up for a flight and then running toward a jet carrying a large missile under its fuselage. Russian Federation successfully launched its new hypersonic Kinzhal missile on Saturday, its defence ministry said, part of President Vladimir Putin's much-vaunted armaments boost.
  • 'Suspicious' death of SUNY student from Long Island under investigation

    'Suspicious' death of SUNY student from Long Island under investigation

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    Police said 22-year-old Haley Anderson from Westbury was found dead Friday afternoon at a home near Binghamton University. Police in Binghamton are investigating the death of a college student from Westbury, Long Island as a homicide. Multiple police agencies are now involved in the case. Police said they are searching for Anderson's former boyfriend, also a nursing student at SUNY Binghamton, as a person of interest in the homicide.
  • Donald Tusk insists on

    Donald Tusk insists on "Ireland first" approach to Brexit negotiations

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    U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, who is set to handle negotiations with countries seeking an exemption, is due to meet Malmstrom and Japanese trade minister Hiroshige Seko in Brussels on Saturday to discuss steel overcapacity. A UK Government Minister has backed Scottish fishermens' claims that the EU's position on accessing British waters post-Brexit is unacceptable. "He must allow us to define what is in the EU's interest".
  • Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary

    Jeff Flake: Trump Needs To Be Challenged In GOP Primary

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    I will immediately draft and introduce legislation to nullify these tariffs, and I urge my colleagues to pass it before this exercise in protectionism inflicts any more damage on the economy ". The Republican Party is the Trump party right now. Lamar Alexander (R-TN) lamented Thursday. Several Republicans, including Flake, have openly called the President's views on trade misinformed and misguided .
  • Trump Denies Hiring Bill Clinton Impeachment Lawyer

    Trump Denies Hiring Bill Clinton Impeachment Lawyer

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    Ty Cobb , a White House lawyer who had been leading Trump's response to the probe, has been predicting that special counsel Robert Mueller III's probe is nearly over. Emmet Flood represented President Bill Clinton during the impeachment process and discussed a day-to-day role helping Trump navigate his investigations.
  • EU, Japan push for Trump tariff exemptions

    EU, Japan push for Trump tariff exemptions

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    She noted that under WTO rules, once Trump's tariffs come into force in two weeks, the European Union would have 90 days to enact the measures. While carrying a message to Washington to push forward a diplomatic breakthrough over North Korea, South Korea's national security office chief Chung Eui-yong asked United States officials to support Seoul's request for a waiver, a presidential spokesman said.
  • Bihar bypolls: Voting begins at 'Pink booth' in Araria

    Bihar bypolls: Voting begins at 'Pink booth' in Araria

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    Mr Taslimuddin's death necessitated the by-election on this seat. Former BJP MP Pradeep Kumar Singh is seeking to regain the seat from the RJD which has fielded Sarfaraz Alam, who is the son of Taslimuddin. Kumar's "betrayal" of the Grand Alliance, making it his selling point of the campaign. Rai is also a Lok Sabha member from Ujiarpur in Bihar. Stay tuned with India.com for LIVE Updates on Araria Lok Sabha bye-election 2018, Jehanabad Assembly bye-election 2018 and Bhabhua Assembly ...
  • Turkish troops close to Syria's Afrin

    Turkish troops close to Syria's Afrin

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    On Jan. 20, Turkey launched the operation to clear YPG/PKK and Daesh terrorists from Afrin , northwestern Syria . Erdogan has said his troops and the Syrian fighters they were backing could break into the town "at any moment", and on Saturday said they could go even further east.
  • Elizabeth Warren not running for president

    Elizabeth Warren not running for president

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    For her critics, Warren's speech did little to quell suspicions she used claims of Native American heritage to give herself a leg up early in her academic career. Speaking to Native Americans, Sen. "It's been just fine for my brothers and me", she said. Cedric Cromwell is tribal council chairman for the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, which has tried for years to persuade federal officials that it qualifies to have more than 300 acres of land in MA taken into trust.
  • Kentucky Senate Opts Not to Vote on Pension Reforms Friday

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    On Thursday night, republican leadership was confident the bill would pass on Friday but the tone was much different on the senate floor Friday. "This is an important issue for all of us in this state", Rep. "The way I see it", said Staviski. The bill sought to slap a civil penalty of up to $10,000 per violation on those who partake in the practice of Caller ID spoofing .
  • Jhansi medical college incident: Uttar Pradesh government suspends 4 employees

    Jhansi medical college incident: Uttar Pradesh government suspends 4 employees

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    When he was rushed to Maharani Laxmi Bai Medical College, doctors reportedly amputated the leg to save him from infection, and then chose to use it as a pillow to cradle his ahead. Ghanshyam was immediately rushed to Jhansi Medical College. We've set up the committee. A four-member committee was constituted to find out who put the severed leg under the patient's head, said Dr Sadhna Kaushik, principal of the medical college.
  • Cyclone Hola may not make NZ landfall

    Cyclone Hola may not make NZ landfall

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    Northland would be hit first about 2am, but strong to gale-force winds would be felt as far south as Taupō and pass "quite swiftly" north-east of the Chatham Islands. Flooding is possible for eastern areas from Northland to the Western Bay of Plenty, as well as Gisborne. As in this mornings forecast eastern Northland, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel may get a light shower or two during the day and this risk increases towards evening.
  • Australia Disputes US Tariffs Linked to New Security Pact

    Australia Disputes US Tariffs Linked to New Security Pact

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    The tariffs carved out an exemption for Canada and Mexico, and allow other nations to argue for similar exceptions. Some European policymakers said they anxious the tariffs were part of a broader assault by the Trump administration on ties between Europe and Washington, which has been the backbone of the post-World War II Western order.
  • Hope Hicks Told House Panel of Hacked Email Account

    Hope Hicks Told House Panel of Hacked Email Account

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    Jim Himes of CT, disclosed that she could not access two email accounts. Hicks, a longtime aide to Trump, resigned late February from her White House post . Hicks is a key figure in the Russian Federation investigation due to her closeness to the president since the start of his 2016 campaign. Special Counsel Robert Mueller has since asked for all documents from one witness, Sam Nunberg - including emails, text messages, work documents and telephone logs communications involving Hicks ...
  • A Schooling on the Second Amendment

    A Schooling on the Second Amendment

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    However, it is a sad commentary on the quality of leadership of the NRA and the politicians they have "bought" that the most irrational opinions on how to prevent another mass shooting in our schools were made by Wayne LaPierre, NRA president, and other spokespersons for the NRA.
  • Trump, Turnbull working on steel tariff exemption agreement

    Trump, Turnbull working on steel tariff exemption agreement

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    Canada and Mexico will be exempt indefinitely . The White House said Trump welcomes any country with which "we have a security relationship" to discuss alternative ways to address U.S. United Steelworkers President Leo Gerard had voiced opposition to tariffs on Canada, whose steel and aluminum industries are fully integrated with those of the United States and where workers are represented by the Pittsburgh-based union.
  • EU, Japan seek to be excluded from USA tariffs in talks

    EU, Japan seek to be excluded from USA tariffs in talks

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    The European Union expects to be excluded from US steel and aluminum tariffs but will go to the World Trade Organization to impose its own measures if Washington presses ahead, EU officials said on Friday. Last week European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker said the EU would have no choice but to respond in kind if the U.S. finalised the plans to impose tariffs on steel and aluminum imports from Europe.
  • No Deal for EU Seeking Exemptions From Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

    No Deal for EU Seeking Exemptions From Trump's Steel, Aluminum Tariffs

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    Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer. The European Commission, which coordinates trade policy for the 28-nation EU, the world's biggest trading bloc, has said it is ready to impose safeguards, tariffs or quotas to protect its own steel and aluminium industries from products diverted to Europe because of the United States measures.