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Brave or reckless? World reaction to Syria strikes

Donald Trump's move to strike Syria has won praise from many world leaders - with the notable exceptions of Russia and Iran.
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Posted 2017/04/07 11:17:00

MTV goes gender neutral for Movie and TV awards

MTV is scrapping male and female categories to make this year's Movie and TV Awards gender neutral.
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Posted 2017/04/07 10:21:00

Woman injured in Westminster attack has died - police

LONDON (Reuters) - A woman who was injured in the March 22 attack on Westminster has died, police said on Friday, taking the death toll from the incident to six including the attacker.


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Posted 2017/04/07 09:11:23

Syria strikes: Five things you need to know

America has acted alone to launch missile strikes on a Syrian airbase - here are answers to five important questions about the attack.
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Posted 2017/04/07 09:02:00

Escalating U.S. role in Syria, Trump orders strikes on Assad airbase

WASHINGTON/PALM BEACH, Fla. (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched, declaring he acted in America's "vital national security interest".


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Posted 2017/04/07 06:07:48

Global stocks spooked, safe-haven assets jump as U.S. missiles strike Syria

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Bonds, the yen and gold jumped in Asia on Friday, while stocks slipped, as investors turned to safe-haven assets after the United States launched cruise missiles against an air base in Syria, raising the risk of confrontation with Syrian backers Russia and Iran.


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Posted 2017/04/07 05:20:24

US strikes on Syria: Are there more to come?

Donald Trump has delivered a very clear message to the world.
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Posted 2017/04/07 02:49:00

US launches missile strikes on Syria airbase

The US has attacked a Syrian airbase with 59 missiles in retaliation for this week's chemical weapons attack in Idlib, US officials say.
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Posted 2017/04/07 01:20:00

Syria: UN Security Council meets over US strikes

The UN Security Council is meeting to discuss the US airstrikes against President Bashar al Assad's regime.
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Posted 2017/04/07 01:20:00

US woman posts record £28m bail in murder case

A California woman accused of murdering the father of her two children has been released from jail after raising an unprecedented $35m (£28m) in bail.
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Posted 2017/04/06 23:45:00

Boyfriend murder plot suspect posts £28m bail

A California woman accused of murdering the father of her two children has been released from jail after raising an unprecedented $35m (£28m) in bail.
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Posted 2017/04/06 23:45:00

Britons becoming reluctant to move jobs as Brexit gets underway - REC

LONDON (Reuters) - British workers are becoming more reticent about moving jobs as the process of leaving the European Union gets underway, exacerbating long-standing skill shortages, a survey of recruiters showed on Friday.


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Posted 2017/04/06 23:35:48

China fighter plane spotted on South China Sea island - think tank

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Chinese fighter plane has been spotted on a Chinese-held island in the South China Sea, the first such sighting in a year and the first since U.S. President Trump took office, a U.S. think tank reported on Thursday.


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Posted 2017/04/06 22:41:46

YouTube tweaks ad strategy to curb content stealing

(Reuters) - Alphabet Inc's YouTube said on Thursday it would place ads on channels only if they reach 10,000 views as it tries to weed out people who make money on the site by stealing content from other sources.


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Posted 2017/04/06 22:17:14

Under investigation, chairman of House Russia probe steps aside

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican head of a congressional inquiry into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election said he would temporarily step aside from the probe on Thursday because he is under investigation for disclosing classified information.


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Posted 2017/04/06 22:11:48

Crackdown hits Dutch dual citizens in Turkey

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dozens of Dutch citizens of Turkish descent, many linked to the opposition Gulen movement, are being prevented from leaving Turkey, a Dutch foreign ministry spokeswoman said on Thursday, confirming an earlier television report.


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Posted 2017/04/06 16:01:13

IS steps up attacks on civilians in Mosul

Islamic State is increasing its attacks on the civilian population of western Mosul as its hold on the northern Iraqi city weakens, Sky News has been told.
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Posted 2017/04/06 14:35:00

Europe agency cites safety risk after aircraft laptop bans

BERLIN/PARIS (Reuters) - Europe's aviation regulator voiced concern on Wednesday over the possible risk of fire breaking out in the cargo holds of passenger planes and urged new precautions after the United States and Britain banned computers from passenger cabins.


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Posted 2017/04/05 17:58:41

Trump drops Steve Bannon from National Security Council

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump removed his chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council on Wednesday, reversing his controversial decision early this year to give a political adviser an unprecedented role in security discussions.


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Posted 2017/04/05 17:48:07

Senator talks all night as U.S. Democrats fight Trump court nominee

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic senator delivered a 15-1/2-hour, all-night speech denouncing President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee on Wednesday, joining an effort to block Senate confirmation of Neil Gorsuch in a heated political showdown with Republicans.


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Posted 2017/04/05 17:29:07