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Toronto up 2-1 on Washington

Toronto up 2-1 on Washington

But to Washington's credit, it never underestimated the young, feisty Maple Leafs . While they went back and forth, Komarov decided he'd had enough of KHL buddy Ovechkin throwing his weight around, giving him a jolt and a few whacks for good measure.


S. Korea downplays United States vice president's comments on FTA

S. Korea downplays United States vice president's comments on FTA

From the wind-swept deck of a massive aircraft carrier, Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday warned North Korea not to test the resolve of the USA military, promising it would make an "overwhelming and effective" response to any use of conventional or nuclear weapons.



Stephen Metcalfe MP welcomes vote for General Election

The move is expected to receive the two-thirds majority it requires for May to overturn the UK's Fixed Term Parliaments Act, which would have seen an election being held only in 2020. "That's what this is about, it's about asking the people to trust me, to trust us in government, to give us that mandate to go and get that really good deal for the United Kingdom".


Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Trump congratulates Erdogan for referendum win

Voting was already underway on Sunday when the electoral authority announced it would start accepting unstamped ballots - a decision that the opposition said should invalidate the results. Worldwide election monitors, including from the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE), noted a series of irregularities, and said the decision to accept as valid ballots without official stamps undermined safeguards against fraud and was contrary to Turkish law.


Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any

Once critical of global deals, Trump slow to pull out of any

Earlier this week, Vice Foreign Minister Han Song-ryol told the BBC: "We'll be conducting more missile tests on a weekly, monthly and yearly basis", and warned of an "all-out war" if the United States engaged in military action. Iran helped to create and continues to fund Hezbollah, the Lebanese military and political organisation which the United States has listed as a terrorist organisation.


Syria's President says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

Syria's President says chemical attack '100 percent fabrication'

The official stressed to CNN that Washington did not have prior knowledge of the attack, and the intercepts were processed by analysts from mass data that United States intelligence collects from Iraq and Syria. The suspected attack killed at least 87 people, including many children, and images of the dead and of suffering victims provoked global outrage. Trump dismissed America's Russian Federation hawks as "stupid people or fools" and predicted under his leadership that the Cold War foes ...