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North Korea accuses US, South Korea of Kim Jong Un assassination plot

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of Kim Jong Un assassination plot

Claiming an alleged plot by US and South Korean intelligence agencies to assassinate Kim Jong-Un, North Korea vowed to "ferret out" and destroy " CIA terrorists". The North Korean Security Ministry ...

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Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

Opponents said that the bill designates only Hebrew as the country's official language, although it requires government services and forms to be available in Arabic as well. "To be a free people in ...

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Pakistan says it killed 50 Afghan border troops

Officials from the Afghan Chamber of Commerce and Industries (ACCI) on Sunday said they are anxious that once again border crossings between Afghanistan and Pakistan will be closed to traders amid ris...

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Vote 2017: Tories stick to 'tens of thousands' immigration pledge in manifesto

It led to speculation the Conservatives were preparing to drop the figure in favour of a promise only to reduce net migration to "sustainable levels". " I appreciate you want to push me on this but we...

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Conservatives pledge to repay voters' faith after Norfolk County Council election success

The Conservative candidate for the new "metro mayor" post for the West of England, Tim Bowles, beat Labours Lesley Mansell by 51.6 per cent to 48.4 per cent, registering another major win for the Tori...

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Prince Philip dead: The Sun mistakenly reports Queen's husband has passed away

Several news outlets are speculating it could be concerning Queen Elizabeth or her husband, Prince Philip , the Duke of Edinburgh . But Buckingham Palace stressed he might decide to attend certain...

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Syrian army advances at edge of cease-fire zone

Syrian Foreign Minister Walid al-Moualem said yesterday that his government would abide by the terms of the plan so long as rebels also observed it, although the Syrian government has also said it wil...

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Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

Kezia Dugdale will claim today voters are "turning away" from the SNP and plans to hold a second referendum on Scottish independence. Mr Wishart was joined on the campaign trail in Perth by First Mi...

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Ex-Buckeyes QB Cardale Jones graduates from Ohio State

Ex-Buckeyes QB Cardale Jones graduates from Ohio State

Former Ohio State quarterback Cardale Jones had a heck of an idea for his graduation from Ohio State. "I wonder if that kind of set him back a little bit". He was also huge in the play of J.T. Barre...

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Macron faces the huge task of uniting a fractured, anxious country

Macron faces the huge task of uniting a fractured, anxious country

What does China think of Macron's French election victory? The election results themselves indicate the challenge ahead for Macron. The National Front is also gearing up for a rebranding - if not a ...

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Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

Texas stokes immigration debate with 'sanctuary cities' ban

The new Texas law was blasted by opponents as the nation's toughest on immigrants since Arizona's crackdown in 2010. Demonstrators gathered outside the Governor's Mansion this morning to protest the...

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IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

IS leader in Afghanistan was killed in April raid

Little is known about Hasib, a former Afghan Taliban commander who switched his loyalty to the Islamic State and took over the Afghanistan affiliate when Khan was killed. According to Pentagon estimat...

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English 'losing importance in Europe', says Jean-Claude Juncker

Over a few testy days this week, both sides sparred about the negotiations which are to start after the June 8 United Kingdom election, with some questioning what, if anything, Britain should pay for....

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Trump calls Yates' testimony 'old news' in quick response to Senate testimony

Trump fired Yates after she refused to order federal enforcement of Trump's travel ban against seven predominately Muslim countries. She shared the information with the White House so it could tak...

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Students to commence NAPLAN tests this week

Students to commence NAPLAN tests this week

One of these bands represents the national minimum standard for students at each year level. "Parents and schools should work together to be consistent in communicating that NAPLAN is a test for the...

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Five things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

Although the White House has denied Trump's two attempts to issue travel bans were in fact Muslim bans, many have pointed to his campaign rhetoric to argue the orders were just that. Yates was sacked ...

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Engaged Boston Doctors Found Slain in Luxury Condo

Engaged Boston Doctors Found Slain in Luxury Condo

The doctors were found with their throats cut in their 11th floor penthouse apartment, two officials with knowledge of the investigation told the Boston Globe . Police came to the penthouse after get...

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Scottish Tories 'could win up to 15 Westminster seats'

Launching her party's general election campaign in Edinburgh yesterday, Ms Davidson said: "We're going to be fighting bloody hard in seats that we perhaps haven't targeted before at a general election...

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Glasgow City Council's new SNP leader 'open to coalition deal'

It was a day of mixed results for the SNP leader. Susan Aitken spoke out after a "historic" result saw the SNP become the largest party in the authority for the first time in its history. "And yet t...

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North Korea Accuses CIA Of Trying To Assassinate Kim Jong

The commentary released Wednesday by the state-run Korean Central News Agency said that "a string of absurd and reckless remarks are now heard from China every day only to render the present bad situa...

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North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

Kim Hak-song, an ethnic Korean who works at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ( PUST ), was detained Saturday on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the Kim regime, according to state m...

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Judges to hear appeal of Hawaii's travel ban win

The appeal of President Donald Trump's revised travel ban will go before the entire Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals for oral arguments on Monday. Wall, the acting solicitor general, argued Monda...

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Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers

Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers

France is under a state of emergency imposed after a series of Islamic extremist attacks, and while police would not indicate the reason for the Gare du Nord operation, its scale and nature recalled t...

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Did Republicans Just Vote Themselves Out of Office?

Republicans now control both the House and Senate. Almost every major medical group, including the American Medical Association and the American Hospital Association, and the AARP advocacy group for...

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Erdogan says US debates over Jerusalem embassy move 'wrong'

Erdogan says US debates over Jerusalem embassy move 'wrong'

Speaking of Israel, the Turkish leader was quoted as saying in the Istanbul-based Daily Sabah newspaper, "They feel they are immune to any punishment for their crimes, but the global community nee...

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Trump meets Abbas, predicts 'very good chance' of peace with Israel

Abbas, who governs in the West Bank while Hamas militants rule Gaza, was under pressure at home to avoid making major concessions to Trump , especially with an ongoing hunger strike by hundreds of Pa...

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Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader

Switzerland and the International Committee of the Red Cross helped secure the 82 girls in "lengthy negotiations", the presidency said on its Twitter account. The official spoke on condition of anonym...

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Trump pledges to support dairy

Trump pledges to support dairy

Ross justified the duties by saying Canadian firms "charge a subsidized low price when the products hit the USA border". According to a new report from Reuters, "Trudeau was due to call Trump late...

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Monotheism hat trick for Trump's first foreign tour

Trump is expected to meet both Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian president Mahmud Abbas on the trip. There, Trump will meet with leaders from across in the Gulf and broader M...

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Trump's Revised Travel Ban Goes Before Federal Appeals Court

Thirteen members of the appeals court heard the case, bypassing the normal first step of a hearing before a three-judge panel of the court. Six Democratic appointees on a court dominated by judges n...

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