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North Korea detains another American

Kim has been working at the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology - the same college employing United States citizen Kim Sang Dok, who the country detained last month for the same vague crime...

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Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections

Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections

The Pentagon said that it would continue prioritizing the arming of Arab forces in Syria, but acknowledged Ankara's concerns in the statement announcing the decision. The U.S. alliance with Turkey has...

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Senate Passes Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

Senate Passes Spending Bill to Avert Government Shutdown

The House is debating a $1.1 trillion government-wide spending bill that has both Democrats and Republicans claiming victory - for now. Later, in the White House briefing room, Mr Mulvaney said he u...

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Judges hit Trump lawyer with tough questions over revised travel ban

It was blocked by federal courts in Maryland and Hawaii. In March, a federal judge in Maryland blocked the travel ban, which itself was a revised version of one initially issued in January that was ...

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Exit polls in South Korea forecast win for liberal Moon

Exit polls in South Korea forecast win for liberal Moon

As counting gets underway, the exit poll showed Moon in first place with 41.4% of the vote, followed by conservative candidate Hong Jun-pyo at 23.3% and centrist Ahn Cheol-soo with 21.8%. A former aid...

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French Jews 'relieved' Macron won, anxious over Le Pen's gains

She said the election had shown a division between "patriots and globalists" and called for the emergence of a new political force. Reiterating rhetoric Le Pen used during her campaign, Lebedev ...

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Turkey moves military convoy close to Syria border

Erdogan's comments come ahead of a meeting with President Donald Trump on May 16 in the United States . A US military commander (R) walks with a commander (C) from the Kurdish People's Protection U...

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West Mims fire now 138000 acres, St. George evacuated

The West Mims fire is burning in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge . The West Mims fire, burning in Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge , is 12 percent contained and has blazed through more ...

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Donald Trump dismisses Russian Federation collusion claims as a total hoax

The subcommittee meeting Monday is one of multiple congressional probes into any Russian Federation interference, along with House and Senate intelligence panels. And in the course of her testimony ...

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US President Donald Trump to visit Pope Francis at the Vatican

US President Donald Trump to visit Pope Francis at the Vatican

After leaving the Middle East, the president will meet Pope Francis at the Vatican . "Our task is not to dictate to others how to live but to build a coalition of friends and partners who share the...

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Le Pen's niece says will not seek re-election as French MP

Le Pen's niece says will not seek re-election as French MP

It is understood she wishes to spend more time with her young daughter, the newspaper adds. Marechal-Le Pen, who was pushing for a harder party line than her aunt on immigration and national identit...

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Roundly defeated, Le Pen promises extreme-right renewal

Children walk past election campaign posters for French centrist presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron and far-right candidate Marine Le Pen, in Osses, southwestern France, Friday May 5, 2017. Macron...

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International Court of Justice stays Jadhav's hanging

The petition states that Delhi was not informed of Jadhav's detention until long after his arrest and that Pakistan failed to inform the Indian spy of his rights. It further alleges that, in violation...

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Clashes erupt in northwest Syria after de-escalation zones take effect

The plan, which was agreed to by Russia, Turkey and Iran, establishes four zones located across eight of the country's 14 provinces. The Russian official who signed the plan said the "de-escalation...

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Kushner family apologizes for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner

The EB-5 programme has become more controversial as uptake began to surge in recent years, particularly among Chinese investors looking for a faster way to secure USA green cards relative to wait tim...

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South Korea presidency 'won by liberal Moon Jae

However, the failure of the scheme saw South Korea harden its attitude to such a point that it "cut nearly all ties" with the North, says the BBC . The polls have shown him even with centrist Ahn Che...

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Turkish military says kills 11 militants after Kurdish YPG fire from Syria

This Friday, April 28, 2017 frame grab from video, shows Syrian children waving as USA forces patrol on a rural road in the village of Darbasiyah, in northern Syria. "We will bring this up when we mee...

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Pope Francis Tries To Heal Wounds During His Speech In Egypt

The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State (IS) extremist group. Pope Francis embraces Grand Imam Shiekh Ahmed al-Tayeb after his speech at the Al-Azhar University on April 28, 2017. El-Sissi has...

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Senate raises 2017 Budget to N7.441trn

Senate raises 2017 Budget to N7.441trn

The budget had been expected to be passed last week, before May 5, when the 2016 budget officially expired. He said the senate would ensure the passage of the bill on Thursday. The Nigerian Senate h...

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Phoenix police announce arrest in serial street shootings

Phoenix police announce arrest in serial street shootings

A Phoenix man already facing one murder count is likely to be charged with a series of eight more fatal shootings a year ago, the city's police chief said on Monday. "Our hearts go out to the su...

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North Korea intent on developing capability of nuclear tech: John Kelly

North Korea intent on developing capability of nuclear tech: John Kelly

After decades of sanctions, military threats and rounds of diplomatic engagement, the USA is now getting seriously anxious as North Korea approaches the capability to hit the U.S. Gatilov said North K...

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Thai Man Broadcasts Baby Daughter's Murder Live On Facebook

Officers in Phuket said they were alerted to the video by friends of Wuttisan Wongtalay and rushed to an abandoned hotel near the worldwide airport on Monday afternoon. Thai Ministry spokesman S...

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University employee becomes fourth American citizen now detained in North Korea

University employee becomes fourth American citizen now detained in North Korea

FILE - FILE - In this combination of file photos, USA citizens Otto Warmbier on March 16, 2016, left, and Kim Dong Chul on April 29, 2016; are escorted at court in Pyongyang, North Korea. interests ...

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Jakarta's Christian governor Ahok found guilty in Islam blasphemy trial

Meanwhile, according to investigative journalist Andreas Harsono in an interview with the Guardian past year, there have been more than 200 blasphemy cases in Indonesia since it was written by Pre...

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Trump's comments on Muslims could haunt him in appeals court

An attorney for the government argued before a panel of 13 judges from the Fourth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond , Virginia, that the Trump administration's second attempt to curb travel...

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Venezuelan regime's President calls for new constitution amid protests

He added that convoking the popular will consisted in a "self-coup" by Maduro, and told his supporters to "stay alert" for the future "actions (the opposition ) will convoke". In his lengthy Sunday p...

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Bernie Sanders Defended Trump On His Australian Health Care Comment

Independent scorekeepers at the Congressional Budget Office have not yet analyzed the bill, but they estimated an earlier version would have led to 24 million fewer Americans with insurance coverage...

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Health care debate shifting over to Senate

The Senate will have their chance to change the bill, improve the bill. And on a more subjective note, don't you get the impression that Donald Trump gets some positive pleasure out of taking people...

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Israel trims United Nations budget again over Jerusalem resolution

Their refusal to agree to the outrageous charges leveled by the UNESCO Executive Board is a small but significant moral achievement for Israel and all purveyors of democracy within the worldwide commu...

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Jae-in, human rights lawyer, elected president of South Korea

The exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned by three major television stations and released just after polls closed, showed Moon receiving 41.4 percent of the ...

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