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Conte hails huge Chelsea win

Conte hails huge Chelsea win

With Tottenham breathing down their necks, the Blues needed a good display against Saints and the hosts got off to the ideal start, with Eden Hazard opening the scoring on five minutes from a Diego Costa pass. But Chelsea showed mental resolve to engineer a 4-2 win, Hazard netting the crucial third goal after coming on, and they have the bit between their teeth again prior to Tuesday's visit of Southampton . Read More

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Joe Thornton undergoes successful surgery on torn ACL, MCL

At the same time, San Jose went 9-11 and fell from first to third. The Ducks have tremendous depth themselves, both on the blue-line and up front, and they've been riding high for well over a month. But the Oilers had a slight 14-12 edge in terms of the overall scoring. Due to Talbot's success over the past two years and Gibson's playoff woes, Edmonton gets the upper hand in this situation. Read More

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France says Syrian regime was behind deadly 4/4 gas attack

France says Syrian regime was behind deadly 4/4 gas attack

It also raised "major doubts" about the "accuracy, exhaustiveness and sincerity of the decommissioning of Syria's chemical weapons". The Saudi minister gave a positive assessment of Russian-backed Syrian peace talks in Kazakhstan, but said he thought there was no need to widen the list of participants in those talks, which are sponsored by Iran, Turkey and Russia. Read More

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Nasdaq Joins Dow To Hit Record High of 6000

The Nasdaq erased more than 30% in 10 weeks from a peak on March 10, 2000, and didn't close above 5000 again until March 2015. Lately, global markets had run higher on the Trump rally as US President Donald Trump promised to spend $1trn on infrastructure, relax regulations and cut taxes, as well as with easing geopolitical risks with the expected election of centrist Emmanuel Macron as the next president of France. Read More

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Venezuela protesters vow to block roadways

Last week's anti-government protest in Venezuela, which was dubbed the "mother of all marches", saw hundreds of thousands of citizens take to the streets to demonstrate against food and medicine shortages which have crippled the country. Maduro resisted the opposition's efforts past year to hold a referendum on removing him from power. The socialist leader won the 2013 election by a narrow margin over opposition candidate Henrique Capriles. Read More

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91 wildfires burn across Florida; thousands evacuated

91 wildfires burn across Florida; thousands evacuated

The state couldn't provide an estimate as to how much the firefighting effort will cost. It is now 10 percent contained, however, the agency says the forward movement of the flames has stopped. On Friday, the National Guard was deploying Blackhawk helicopters to help tame the 100-foot flames. Polk County Fire Rescue confirmed all of Indian Lake Estates is under a mandatory evacuation due to the fire. Read More

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Saudi King restores civil servant and military allowances cut under austerity

The two leaders will discuss ways to boost bilateral strategic ties as well as regional and worldwide issues of joint interest. Prince Abdulaziz bin Salman was named state minister for energy affairs. Saudi Arabia is a leading supporter of the Syrian opposition, while Egypt, fearful of Islamist militants among the rebels' ranks, has pushed for a political solution keeping Assad in power. Read More

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Surprise attack sees Iraqi forces advance near key Mosul mosque

Iraqi authorities have accused Islamic State (IS) militants of using "toxic chemical material" in the battle for Mosul , but they say it has had little effect and that the campaign to liberate Iraq's second-largest city is continuing. The authorities are now setting their sights on the Tigris River which divides the city. " Mosul has pushed us to our operational limits", said Grande. Read More

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Japan says differences with US on economic talks

Japan says differences with US on economic talks

The White House under President Donald Trump has favored bilateral trade deals, which provide an opportunity for the U.S.to leverage its economic and military might. Defence officials from the United States, South Korea and Japan, who were in Tokyo for trilateral security talks, said in a statement North Korea should give up its weapons development irrevocably. Read More

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Tens of Thousands March on Tax Day

Tens of Thousands March on Tax Day

On Saturday, thousands of protesters gathered in almost 200 cities for a nationwide Tax March, demanding that Trump release his taxes. "We'll have to get back to you on that", Spicer told a reporter Monday who asked if the time had come to say that Trump would never release his returns. Read More

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