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Danny Blind dismissed as Netherlands coach

His sacking follows a 0-2 defeat to Bulgaria on Saturday which leaves the Netherlands fourth in their 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying group at the halfway stage. "We came here with good intentions and before the game I was positive". I'm incredibly disappointed, especially since I had a good feeling about this match. Read More

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Russian protests result in dozens of arrests across nation

Russian protests result in dozens of arrests across nation

The police offered to hold the demonstration in another area in the outskirts of Moscow but Navalry and his supporters ignored the statement and chose to hold the demonstration as planned near the Kremlin. The protests appear to be one of the largest coordinated outpourings of dissatisfaction since the massive 2011 and 2012 demonstrations following a fraud-tainted parliamentary election. Read More

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FAI leads tributes following tragic death of Irish footballer Ryan McBride

FAI leads tributes following tragic death of Irish footballer Ryan McBride

McBride's former Derry City team mates McClean and Duffy both gave £1,000, while Preston North End winger Daryl Horgan donated £100 for the cause. To them, Ryan was Derry City through and through. One of the current team's players Josh Daniels lost his mother, sister, brother-in-law and two nephews after their auto skidded along a pier in Buncrana, Co Donegal plunging their vehicle into Lough Swilly. Read More

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Israeli Official Denies Claims US Demanded Freeze in Isolated Settlements

Israeli Official Denies Claims US Demanded Freeze in Isolated Settlements

The statement described the talks as "serious and constructive" and said they were ongoing. "The reports concerning...any purported U.S. demands of Israel in talks regarding the settlements are false", the official said. Despite setting a more positive tone toward Israel than his predecessor Barack Obama, Trump urged Netanyahu during a White House visit last month to "hold back on settlements for a little bit". Read More

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Former Russian lawmaker and Kremlin critic shot dead in streets of Kiev

Former Russian lawmaker and Kremlin critic shot dead in streets of Kiev

Nemtsova says Voronenkov was considered a traitor by many Russians. Writing on Facebook , Ilya Ponomaryov, a former Russian opposition lawmaker who has been in exile since 2014, said Voronenkov had been killed on his way to meet him. The gunman fired off eight rounds, hitting Voronenkov twice in the head. "Russia's special services were involved in it". "When he was on his way, I found out from our mass media reports that he is a "killer" and he is already 'dead.' When he arrived, he was ... Read More

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Syrian Army Hits Terrorists Hard near Damascus

Fierce clashes between the Syrian army and rebels led by the Al-Qaeda offshoot formerly known as Al-Nusra Front broke out in neighborhoods east of Damascus on Tuesday. The second wave of the assault started when a large explosion, thought to be a auto bomb, was reported around dawn between the districts of Jobar and Qabun, in the northeast of the capital. Read More

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Sweet: Rep. Quigley expects no bombshells at Intelligence hearing

Sweet: Rep. Quigley expects no bombshells at Intelligence hearing

Asked about the issue on " Fox News Sunday " after receiving information from the Federal Bureau of Investigation on Friday, and whether there's any reason to amend his earlier statement, Nunes replied: "No". Trump's accusation, which was sent out in a Tweet on March 4, without a scintilla of evidence to back it up. Trump fired his first national security adviser, Michael Flynn, last month after he failed to disclose contacts with Russia's ambassador before Trump took office on January 20. Read More

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Adrian Gonzalez rips WBC

Adrian Gonzalez rips WBC

The decision hinged on a key ruling regarding average runs conceded per inning in head-to-head group play. Mexico was set to advance, as it was informed that if it won by two, it would face Italy in a tiebreaker game, with the victor advancing to the next round of the tournament. Read More

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Trump Wants To Host China's Xi At Florida Resort

The official cautioned that the plan is only tentative at the moment. Last month, Trump hosted Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe at the Palm Beach resort after a White House summit, and they played golf together. Ning also said power generation rose 6.3 per cent year on year in the first two months, and freight volume was up 6.9 per cent. Railway cargo volume saw "double-digit growth", he said. Read More

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Gunmen attack military hospital in Afghan capital

Gunmen attack military hospital in Afghan capital

Worldwide humanitarian law, or the laws of war, applicable to the armed conflict in Afghanistan protects patients, including wounded soldiers, and all medical personnel from attack. President Ashraf Ghani condemned the attack during an address in honor of International Women's Day, calling it "an attack on all Afghan people and all Afghan women". Read More

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To mesh Syria fight, US, Turkey, Russia brass talk

Turkey's Chief of Staff Gen. Hulusi Akar, center, U.S. Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, left, and Russia's Chief of Staff Gen. The Pentagon said on Monday that United States forces have also taken up positions on the outskirts of Manbij to try to keep a lid on tensions. "Our operations in Syria will continue, and our priority right now is to limit any adverse effects our departure from Turkey may have on the innocent men, women and children who depend on our ... Read More

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In Israel Visit New York Gov. Cuomo condemns anti-Semitic attacks

In Israel Visit New York Gov. Cuomo condemns anti-Semitic attacks

The taxpayer-funded trip, which included six government aides, also included an announcement by Cuomo that Israel and NY will create a commission to strengthen economic and cultural ties. Governor Cuomo appointed Mr. His state, he said, has "put together a special unit of the state police" to deal with the issue, and has "reacted aggressively with extraordinary measures, more aggressively than any other state in the nation" to the attacks. Read More

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Marine Le Pen Faces Possible Prosecution Over Graphic Tweets

Marine Le Pen Faces Possible Prosecution Over Graphic Tweets

A growing number of MPs in Fillon's Republicains party are stunned by the fact he went back on his promise made live on TV on January 26th that if charged he would step down. "I am being attacked, but through me what they are trying to attack is the national recovery and a will to change that you all want". A determined Fillon soldiered forward, visiting France's annual farm fair in Paris - a must stop for presidential candidates. Read More

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Meth-using Australian mother allegedly drowned children in Murray River

Meth-using Australian mother allegedly drowned children in Murray River

She was then last seen with her five-year-old son in the river, he said. At 10pm, their mother, who can not be identified for legal reasons, presented herself to a police station in Echuca on the Victorian side of the river. He told reporters that the case was "just bad", before going on to say that "it will rock the community of Australia". A dog that belonged to a nearby property owner then bit the boy as he fled up the riverbank. Read More

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Russian, Syrian planes hit US-backed fighters

Russian, Syrian planes hit US-backed fighters

Gen. Stephen Townsend told reporters at the Pentagon. The incident comes as the White House mulls how to accelerate the war against the Islamic State. They have liberated some 2,300 square miles around the city as they work to isolate it. Army reports said ISIS suffered heavy casualties and its military hardware sustained major damage in the attack. Read More

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United States commander downplays chance of big Iraq, Syria troop hike

Townsend said USA forces were "four or five kilometers away" advising "at command echelons a little bit farther back" when the strikes occurred on the villages. The ISIS fighters withdrew, and the Syrian Arab Coalition fighters advanced into those villages", the general explained. Townsend told reporters that he believed the Russians and Syrians had thought that the villages were held by Islamic State forces. Read More

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Iranian President Rouhani arrives in Pakistan

President Ilham Aliyev thanked Pakistan for its support on the issue of Nagorno-Karabakh. Afghan Foreign Minister Salahuddin Rabbani would also stay away from the summit. In 1992, the organization expanded to include seven new members, including Afghanistan, Azerbaijan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan and Uzbekistan. Read More

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Justice Department withdraws Obama-era challenge to Texas voter ID law

Were the courts to rule that there was discriminatory intent , the State of Texas could be required to submit future changes to voting laws for review by the Justice Department before enforcing them. Rick Perry, but was able to quickly enact it in 2013 when the Supreme Court struck down Section 5 of the VRA, which required the state to submit any changes to its election laws to the federal government or in federal court. Read More

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