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Syria opposition says Russia-US plan to end war must be like its own

The main body representing Syrian opposition groups has set out its plan to end the war under which President al-Assad would step down after six months of talks.

The main body representing Syrian opposition groups has set out its plan to end the war under which President al-Assad would step down after six months of talks.

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John Kirby vs Pokemon Go

State department spokesman John Kriby interrupts his presser statement as he realizes one of the reporters is playing Pokemon Go.

State department spokesman John Kriby interrupts his presser statement as he realizes one of the reporters is playing Pokemon Go.

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Washington DC chemical leak after freight train derails

Emergency teams in the U.S. capital have successfully sealed a leak on a freight train after it derailed on Sunday. Fourteen wagons on the CSX train

Emergency teams in the U.S. capital have successfully sealed a leak on a freight train after it derailed on Sunday. Fourteen wagons on the CSX train

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North Korea videos imagine destruction of Seoul and Washington

The North Korean propaganda machine is at it again. And the least that can be said is that Steven Spielberg has nothing to worry about. Pyongyang’s

The North Korean propaganda machine is at it again. And the least that can be said is that Steven Spielberg has nothing to worry about. Pyongyang’s

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Obama warns about nuclear terrorism risk

Hosting world leaders in Washington, US President Barack Obama has urged them to do more to safeguard their nuclear facilities amid fears that groups

Hosting world leaders in Washington, US President Barack Obama has urged them to do more to safeguard their nuclear facilities amid fears that groups

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US Capitol shooting: suspected gunman and bystander injured

A suspected gunman – known to police – has been wounded in a shooting in the grounds of the US Capitol building in Washington. It happened in the

A suspected gunman – known to police – has been wounded in a shooting in the grounds of the US Capitol building in Washington. It happened in the

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Shooting reported at US Capitol

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened at the Capitol Visitor Center. Conflicting accounts

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened at the Capitol Visitor Center. Conflicting accounts

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Shooting reported at US Capitol

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened

Reports of gunshots at the US Capitol complex have triggered a major security operation in Washington DC. The shooting is believed to have happened

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It's an Eaglet!

Eagles feed fish to a newly hatched eaglet, the first of two born to eagles dubbed “Mr. President” and “The First Lady” in Washington’s National

Eagles feed fish to a newly hatched eaglet, the first of two born to eagles dubbed “Mr. President” and “The First Lady” in Washington’s National

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Washington DC subway reopens after day-long shutdown

Washington DC’s subway system is to reopen after a day-long shutdown for emergency safety checks. The aim was to give safety crews time to inspect

Washington DC’s subway system is to reopen after a day-long shutdown for emergency safety checks. The aim was to give safety crews time to inspect

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US Cold War nuclear target list released

Document shows how US Air Force proposed to drop atomic weapons on densly populated areas and target civilians in big cities.

Document shows how US Air Force proposed to drop atomic weapons on densly populated areas and target civilians in big cities.

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Iran slams Turkey's role in anti-ISIL alliance as hypocrisy

The Saudi’s diplomatic recipe for an Islamic response to ISIL has been welcomed by some and condemned by some. The US says the 34-nation military

The Saudi’s diplomatic recipe for an Islamic response to ISIL has been welcomed by some and condemned by some. The US says the 34-nation military

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Drone business takes off in Washington

What has created an enormous “buzz” in Washington but has nothing to do with the White House? The answer you’re no doubt scratching your head over is

What has created an enormous “buzz” in Washington but has nothing to do with the White House? The answer you’re no doubt scratching your head over is

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More shoppers go online for Black Friday bargains

Euphoric and excited amid the frenzy to secure the best bargains, they poured into New York stores as soon as the doors opened. Black Friday actually

Euphoric and excited amid the frenzy to secure the best bargains, they poured into New York stores as soon as the doors opened. Black Friday actually

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Boko Haram: US sends troops to Cameroon

The US is to send 300 of its troops to Cameroon to help counter militant Islamists Boko Haram. The troops are to provide intelligence to the multi

The US is to send 300 of its troops to Cameroon to help counter militant Islamists Boko Haram. The troops are to provide intelligence to the multi

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Live: the head of Volkswagen USA addresses Congress panel

Michael Horn, the head of Volkswagen USA, is expected to apologise before members of a US Congress committee in Washington over the scandal of the

Michael Horn, the head of Volkswagen USA, is expected to apologise before members of a US Congress committee in Washington over the scandal of the

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Pope Francis salutes crowds outside US Congress

Following his historic address to the US Congress, Pope Francis appeared on its balcony to salute the thousands who had come out to see

Following his historic address to the US Congress, Pope Francis appeared on its balcony to salute the thousands who had come out to see

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Pope Francis begins visit to USA with call for environmental action

Pope Francis has been quick to set the tone for his first-ever visit as pontiff to the United States. Greeted at the White House by the Obamas and a

Pope Francis has been quick to set the tone for his first-ever visit as pontiff to the United States. Greeted at the White House by the Obamas and a

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Congress could pass law reducing gun violence, says White House

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Congress could pass legislation that would have a tangible impact of reducing gun violence in the United

White House spokesman Josh Earnest said Congress could pass legislation that would have a tangible impact of reducing gun violence in the United

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A day at the beach in Washington's National Building Museum

Locked in the capital of the US and miles from the coast is Washington’s downtown beach where crowds of revelers dive into an ‘ocean’ made up of

Locked in the capital of the US and miles from the coast is Washington’s downtown beach where crowds of revelers dive into an ‘ocean’ made up of

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Gallery: Photos emerge of Cheney and Bush at White House on 9/11

Never-seen-before photos have been released of former president George W Bush and his deputy Dick Cheney on September 11 at the White House. The

Never-seen-before photos have been released of former president George W Bush and his deputy Dick Cheney on September 11 at the White House. The