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Rare appearance fuels speculation Algeria’s Bouteflika will run again

April 10, 2018

ALGIERS (Reuters) – A rare public appearance by veteran Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is fuelling speculation he will run for a fifth term next year, a move that would mean at least short-term stability for a key U.S. ally and one of Europe’s main gas suppliers. Algerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika is seen in Algiers, Algeria […]

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Michigan to end free bottled water for Flint, saying water crisis over

April 7, 2018

(Reuters) – The state of Michigan will no longer supply free bottled water to Flint, the city once plagued with lead-tainted drinking water in a crisis that drew national attention, officials said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Volunteers distribute bottled water to help combat the effects of the crisis when the city’s drinking water became contaminated […]

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U.S. attorney general renews calls to prosecute first-time border crossers

April 7, 2018

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions ramped up calls on Friday to criminally prosecute immigrants who cross illegally into the United States, adding to a barrage of statements on immigration by the administration of President Donald Trump this week. United States Attorney General Jeff Sessions visits families of opioid overdose victims and […]

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Texas sends 250 National Guard troops to Mexico border

April 7, 2018

(Reuters) – The Texas National Guard has begun deploying troops to help secure the state’s southern border with Mexico as President Donald Trump has been unable to get the U.S. Congress or Mexico to fully fund his proposed wall along the border. A border patrol agent guards a gap in the Mexico-U.S. border fence in […]

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Turkey criticizes United States over mixed messages on Syria

April 7, 2018

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – Turkey on Saturday criticized the United States over sending what it said were mixed messages on Syria, saying Washington was sowing confusion by equivocating about its future role in the country. FILE PHOTO – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan speaks during a meeting in Ankara, Turkey March 30, 2018. Murat Cetinmuhurdar/Presidential Palace/Handout via […]

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Several dead after vehicle hits group of people in Germany – police

April 7, 2018

BERLIN (Reuters) – A vehicle drove into a group of people in the western German city of Muenster on Saturday, killing several of them and probably the driver, police said. “There are several dead, probably including the suspect,” a police spokeswoman said. A security source added: “The scenario is such that an attack cannot be […]

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Oklahoma Senate takes up tax hike to halt week-long teachers’ strike

April 6, 2018

OKLAHOMA CITY (Reuters) – The Oklahoma Senate is set to debate a tax hike package on Friday to raise education funds in the hope of halting a week-long strike by its public school teachers, who are some of the lowest-paid educators in the country. Teachers pack the state Capitol rotunda to capacity, on the second […]

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Missing children believed dead after California SUV wreck

April 6, 2018

(Reuters) – Three children missing since their mother drove their vehicle off a California cliff are believed to be dead and search operations are now focused on recovering their bodies from the Pacific Ocean, police said on Thursday. Interviews with relatives and friends suggest all six of the family’s children were inside the sports utility […]

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Brazil’s Lula seeks refuge with supporters as prison looms

April 6, 2018

SAO BERNARDO DO CAMPO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil’s former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva on Friday spent his last hours before a 12-year prison sentence surrounded by supporters who vowed to fight for his right to run in a presidential race he is currently leading. Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva inside […]

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Israeli gunfire wounds 40 Palestinians in renewed Gaza border protest: medics

April 6, 2018

GAZA BORDER (Reuters) – Israeli forces shot and wounded at least 40 Palestinian protesters on Friday, Palestinian medics said, as thousands converged on Gaza’s border with Israel and set fire to mounds of tyres to launch a second week of demonstrations. A Palestinian protects himself from inhaling tear gas at the Israel-Gaza border during a […]

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