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Erdogan and Trump have discussed Ankara's military operation on a phone talk. Erdogan and Trump exchanged views on the latest developments in Syria and Operation Olive Branch launched by Turkey on Saturday with a view to fighting off threats from PYD/PKK and Daesh terrorist organizations, according to a statement .
  • Merkel warns 'protectionism not the answer' to world problems

    Merkel warns 'protectionism not the answer' to world problems

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    Furthermore, the US President highlighted that the two countries are "tied at the hip" militarily and share the "same ideas and same ideals". Trump , the first president to attend the annual gathering since President Clinton in 2000, tried to dispel the "false rumor" that he and May have a rocky relationship.
  • BJP will contest Karnataka elections on its own: Amit Shah

    BJP will contest Karnataka elections on its own: Amit Shah

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    BJP has been claiming that the bandh was "politically motivated" alleging that the ruling Congress had a role to play in it. BJP alleged that Congress synchronised the with dates with Amit Shah's visit to Mysuru. The Karnataka bandh had negatively impacted the major IT firms in Bengaluru as industry's biggies like Infosys , Wipro among others had to shutdown their operations for the day.
  • Calls to Poison Control Centers increase

    Calls to Poison Control Centers increase

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    That led to a total of 86 cases so far this year. The " Tide Pod Challenge " - which involves people eating the small detergent packets and posting videos online of themselves doing so - is a trend that's gaining traction among teens, but school officials insist the incident was not part of the social media craze.
  • You can now buy a drink in Ireland on Good Friday

    You can now buy a drink in Ireland on Good Friday

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    It will now be enacted in time for Good Friday 2018, which falls on March 30. The Dáil introduced the amended Intoxicating liquor Act this afternoon lifting the ban on the sale of alcohol on Good Friday. "We have to recognise that many people in this country are badly damaged by alcohol and we need to do something about that". Donal O'Keeffe of the Licensed Vintners' Association told Today FM's Last Word programme that they are delighted Good Friday will now be treated as a "regular Friday".
  • Dan Enos 'expected' to leave MI football for Alabama, per report

    Dan Enos 'expected' to leave MI football for Alabama, per report

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    Enos' move away from MI is surprising, as he was officially announced as being hired there on January 8, and it was later identified that he'd coach wide receivers. His departure is a blow to Michigan , and it also isn't the first time that Alabama coach Nick Saban has gone after a Michigan assistant coach this offseason, as Saban tried to hire Michigan safeties coach Chris Partridge.
  • World Economic Forum, Day 2

    World Economic Forum, Day 2

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    She added her voice to other world leaders at the summit to defend the liberal worldwide order after a year of protectionist rhetoric by the U.S. president. Macron also defended gender equality, another prominent topic at Davos this year and even more delicate in light of Trump's past remarks about women.
  • No gains from the shutdown, just lots of blame to go around

    No gains from the shutdown, just lots of blame to go around

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    Schumer on Tuesday confirmed a Politico report that he has withdrawn an offer to give more than $1.6 billion for a border wall in exchange for Trump agreeing to protections for DACA recipients. That said, we've got to get past this, we've got to put our cards on the table and we've got to trust each other to do what the Senate does best and that's deliberate.
  • Carson 'Deeply Disappointed' HUD Official Called Journalist 'Miss Piggy'

    Carson 'Deeply Disappointed' HUD Official Called Journalist 'Miss Piggy'

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    Patton eventually took down the incendiary tweet in which she called celebrated journalist April Ryan "Miss Piggy" and tweeted out an apology after the heated public exchange. Ryan, on the other hand, says otherwise and claims White House officials texted her "Mission Accomplished" after she was thrown out the White House like the trash , reportedly.
  • Turkish attack highlights Syrian Kurds' isolation

    Turkish attack highlights Syrian Kurds' isolation

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    Erdogan on Wednesday vowed to expand the operation in northern Syria toward the town of Manbij, which would bring Turkish troops and their Syrian allies closer to US forces supporting the Kurds against ISIS . Manbij is a city far east of Afrin and south of Turkey, where the USA maintains a military presence. Relations between Ankara and Washington have neared breaking point recently over USA support for the YPG and other issues .