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President Donald Trump had predicted a "very difficult" meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping. "Trump is very hard to predict, so there is a lot of uncertainty in this meeting". Choral director Connie Drosakis says she chose the song because of its message about "the power of being a woman" and "making dreams come true". The timing of events, as explained by Spicer, suggest that Trump informed some foreign leaders and congressional leaders before he told Xi.
  • Explosion hits Coptic church in Egypt's Tanta

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    The attacks highlighted the difficulties facing el-Sissi's government in protecting Christians, who make up about 10 percent of Egypt's population. The attack's responsibility was later claimed by the ISIS. The two had reaffirmed their commitment to working together to fight radical groups such as the Islamic State group. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for bombing two Egyptian churches today in the deadliest attacks on the country's Christian minority in recent memory.
  • PM Modi sends strong message to Pakistan: 'Shun terror for friendship'

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    The Teesta deal was set to be signed during the then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's visit to Bangladesh in September, 2011 but was postponed at the last minute due to objections by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee. Politically, Hasina can not accept such a solution, Bangladesh officials said, because it would amount to accepting defeat on the Teesta pact. They welcomed the up gradation of the Bangladesh Visa Office in Agartala to an Assistant High Commission and the establishment ...
  • Airbnb Permanently Banned Racist

    Airbnb Permanently Banned Racist

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    The Airbnb host then reportedly added: 'One word says it all Asian. "It stings that after living in the USA for over 23 years this is what happens", she said. "It stings that after living in the U.S. for over 23 years, this is what happens". Suh said she and her friends drove around in the snow for two hours before finding shelter at a cabin.
  • Proposed Texas bill to fine unregulated masturbation moves ahead

    Proposed Texas bill to fine unregulated masturbation moves ahead

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    What's not amusing are the obstacles that Texas women face every day, that were placed there by legislatures making it very hard for them to access healthcare. "Especially with Trump as president, I think these folks are on fire now". "If they can elect someone based on making racist remarks and derogatory remarks toward women and such, then we've just given them license to offend and license to be even worse than before".
  • Delta cancels 275 more flights days after storm disruptions

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    The airline suffered roughly the same number of cancellations as this week's issues when an IT outage in August forced a halt to its operations, leaving the airline catching up for days. Good thing I thought to make a weekend vehicle rental reservation just in case. "I'll hear about that for the rest of her life", he said. At the Atlanta airport, traveler Shadow McKnight said Friday "it looks like a disaster zone..." "I'm a Delta gold medallion member and a frequent flyer.
  • 1 dead, 2 wounded in Coral Gables shooting near mall

    1 dead, 2 wounded in Coral Gables shooting near mall

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    About an hour after the shooting, a few people still in workout attire were outside the gym. The shooter was dead on the scene and is thought to have turned the gun on himself, police told the Miami Herald. Witnesses report hearing five shots and say Wilson opened fire on a man standing behind the counter at the gym. "They said run, and I ran", said the woman, who declined to identify herself to an AP reporter.
  • Korea fires ballistic missile ahead of Trump-Xi meeting

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    A senior US White House official said Trump wanted to work with China and described the discussions over North Korea as a test for the US-Chinese relationship. "They may have taken the summit into account to pick a day but, to me, it is more likely to catch up with its own missile development roadmap for their technical needs", said Kim Dong-yub, a military expert at Kyungnam University's Institute of Far Eastern Studies in Seoul.
  • Africa's cabinet reshuffle heightens political risk

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    Zuma's decision to fire Pravin Gordhan , with whom he feuded over control of state finances, brought to the open South Africa's biggest political crisis in nearly a decade. "Areas where ministers do not perform have not been touched", Mantashe told a talk radio station. "I told him that I would not agree with him", Ramaphosa told reporters.
  • Russian Foreign Ministry takes poke fun at hacker scandal

    Russian Foreign Ministry takes poke fun at hacker scandal

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    The Russian Foreign Ministry addressed election interference allegations in its April Fools joke Saturday, sharing on its Facebook page that it had set up an automated telephone switchboard for embassies that offers the services of hackers and election interference.
  • First minister talks of global role of independent Scotland

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    The First Minister indicated that rather than being settled by the courts, the matter should be decided by politicians. However, Mr Trump is expected to visit Scotland during his state visit, as he owns two golf resorts north of the border and his mother was born on the Isle of Lewis.