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Russian police hunt possible accomplices of suicide bomber

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 17:00
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — Investigators searched for possible accomplices of a 22-year-old native of the Central Asian country of Kyrgyzstan identified as the suicide bomber in the St. Petersburg subway, as residents came to grips Tuesday with the first major terrorist attack in Russia's second-largest city since the Soviet collapse. 2017-04-04T16:51:02-04:00 2017-04-04T15:52:24-04:00
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New U.S. sanctions bill delayed by concern over Iran election

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 16:31
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A bill to slap new sanctions on Iran has been delayed in the U.S. Senate due to concerns about Iran's May presidential election, in which conservative hardliners hope to defeat moderate President Hassan Rouhani, U.S. lawmakers said on Tuesday.
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Any check on North Korea has to involve China: U.S. general

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 15:54
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Any effort to curb North Korea's weapons program will need to involve China, a senior U.S. military official said on Tuesday, just days after President Donald Trump said Washington might deal with Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs on its own if need be.
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Spanish ship off Gibraltar: 'Incursion' or 'routine?'

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 15:00
MADRID (AP) — The British territory of Gibraltar said a Spanish navy patrol ship entered its waters Tuesday amid the simmering tensions between Spain and Britain over Gibraltar's future after Brexit. 2017-04-04T14:47:27-04:00 2017-04-04T13:28:24-04:00
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French candidates go head to head in TV debate with Macron favorite

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 14:39
PARIS (Reuters) - All France's presidential candidates go head to head for the first time on Tuesday in a televised debate that will pit favorites Emmanuel Macron and Marine Le Pen against rivals, some of whom draw one percent or less of support in polls.
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Russian metro bombing puts Putin's Syria policy to the test

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 14:05
MOSCOW (Reuters) - Islamist militants have targeted Russia many times before but Monday's bombing of a metro train in St Petersburg was, for President Vladimir Putin, personal: it happened in his native city on a day he was making a visit back home.
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Refugees recount South Sudan attack: 'If you ran, you got shot'

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:12
NGOMOROMO, Uganda (Reuters) - It started out as a normal Monday morning in Pajok in South Sudan - children walking to school, shopkeepers raising their shutters and hawkers laying out their wares in the market, where a shower had just dampened down the dust.
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Trump-Xi meeting watched for clues of future relationship

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:00
BEIJING (AP) — Chinese President Xi Jinping probably won't give President Donald Trump a round of golf during their first face-to-face meeting this week, but he may find it worthwhile to ensure his American counterpart does not feel like he's leaving empty-handed. 2017-04-04T12:54:54-04:00 2017-04-04T11:23:23-04:00
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The Latest: Eiffel Tower to go dark to honor Russia victims

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:00
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly subway bombing in St. Petersburg (all times local): 2017-04-04T12:54:54-04:00 2017-04-04T10:52:00-04:00
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UN Security Council to discuss suspected chemical attack

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:00
BEIRUT (AP) — A suspected chemical attack in a town in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province killed dozens of people on Tuesday, opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. 2017-04-04T12:54:54-04:00 2017-04-04T12:48:20-04:00
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Officials: St. Petersburg subway blast was suicide attack

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:00
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A 22-year-old suicide bomber born in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan was behind a blast on the St. Petersburg subway that killed 13 other people, Russian investigators said Tuesday. 2017-04-04T12:54:54-04:00 2017-04-04T12:40:44-04:00
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Dutch court clears cyberbully's extradition to Canada

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 13:00
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — The Dutch Supreme Court on Tuesday approved the extradition to Canada of a convicted cyberbully who faces charges in the case of a Canadian teen who killed herself after being bullied online. 2017-04-04T12:54:54-04:00 2017-04-04T12:05:09-04:00
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Venezuela security forces clash with anti-Maduro protesters

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 12:53
CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan security forces fought rock-throwing protesters with tear gas and pepper spray in Caracas on Tuesday after blocking a rally against President Nicolas Maduro's unpopular socialist government.
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U.N. chief warns U.S. funding cut could have devastating effects

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 12:36
UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) - United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres warned that a U.S. cut in funding for the U.N. Population Fund could have "devastating effects" on vulnerable women and girls around the world, a spokesman said.
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Islamic State says U.S. 'being run by an idiot'

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 12:27
CAIRO (Reuters) - Islamic State said on Tuesday the United States was drowning and "being run by an idiot".
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The Latest: Berlin panned for not lighting gate for Russia

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:00
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — The Latest on the deadly subway bombing in St. Petersburg (all times local): 2017-04-04T10:46:50-04:00 2017-04-04T10:44:14-04:00
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Officials: St. Petersburg subway blast was suicide attack

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:00
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A 22-year old suicide bomber born in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan was behind a blast on the St. Petersburg subway that killed 14 people, Russian investigators said Tuesday. 2017-04-04T10:46:50-04:00 2017-04-04T09:33:11-04:00
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Suspected Syria gas attack kills dozens, including children

AP World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 11:00
BEIRUT (AP) — A suspected chemical attack in a town in Syria's rebel-held northern Idlib province killed dozens of people on Tuesday, opposition activists said, describing the attack as among the worst in the country's six-year civil war. 2017-04-04T10:46:50-04:00 2017-04-04T10:03:31-04:00
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Turkey's Erdogan calls on Iraqi Kurds to lower Kurdish flag in Kirkuk

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:39
ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called on Iraqi Kurds to lower the Kurdish flag in the northern Iraqi city of Kirkuk, warning that failure to do so would damage their relations with Turkey.
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Yemen forces prepare to move on main port, agencies say civilians at risk

Reuters World News - Tue, 04/04/2017 - 10:30
DUBAI (Reuters) - Yemeni government forces and their Arab allies are massing north and south of the Houthi-held Red Sea port of Hodeidah despite United Nations and aid groups warnings that a military operation there would put millions of civilians at risk.
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