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French voters in Slovakia elected Macron

French voters in Slovakia elected Macron

Thousands took to the streets of Paris to demonstrate against the new French president Emmanuel Macron in Paris today. British Prime Minister Theresa May told the French President-elect, Em...

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Moscow says concerned about Turkish airstrikes in Iraq, Syria

Deputy spokesman Mark Toner said the Middle East is a "complex battle space", but he warned " Turkey can not pursue that fight now at the expense of our common fight against the terrorists that t...

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North Korea has a long history of odd accusations

According to North Korea's state-run Korean Central News Agency, "a disgusting terrorists' group" directed by CIA and South Korean spies "ideologically corrupted" a North Korean dissident identified a...

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AAP Punjab's in-charge Sanjay Singh quits post

AAP Punjab's in-charge Sanjay Singh quits post

Bihar's ruling Grand Alliance partners, Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) yesterday reiterated their call for opposition unity to counter the BJP following its victory in the Delhi mu...

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UNESCO Demands Israel Vacate Jerusalem as Capital on Israel's Independence Day

United Nations cultural agency calls on "occupying power" to end projects aimed at altering "character and status of the Holy City". In fact, it's yet another in a series of UNESCO resolutions deny...

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Brexit impact: Banks planning to move 9000 jobs out of UK

That's the stark warning from a leading thinktank, the Institute for Fiscal Studies , after several banks have revealed their plans to shift a staggering 9,000 jobs out of the United Kingdom over the...

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Trump Praised a Universal Healthcare System

As Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull flies back to Australia following a meeting with US President Donald Trump, the White House has clarified Mr Trump's comments calling Australia's universal healthc...

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Navy identifies SEAL killed in raid in Somalia

An AFRICOM spokesperson tells Newsweek that the service member was killed after coming under "small arms fire" and that two other us personnel were wounded in the incident and are receiving medic...

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Nirbhaya case: Courtroom scenario, first sombre, then applause

The bench also said the nature and the manner of the crime had devastated social trust and it fell in the "rarest of rare" category, warranting death penalty. There should be systematic education of c...

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Two people dead after cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia

Two people dead after cargo plane goes off runway in West Virginia

Media reports , citing emergency services officials, said the pilot and co-pilot were killed when a contract cargo flight crashed at the airport in Charleston. The airport is just north of Charleston...

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Pakistan opens border crossing for ailing Afghans to return

Pakistan opens border crossing for ailing Afghans to return

China today hoped that Pakistan and Afghanistan can properly settle their differences, days after deadly border clashes between the two neighbours. "Officials from the geological survey departments ...

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President Trump slams media after Yates, Clapper testimony on Russian Federation

President Trump slams media after Yates, Clapper testimony on Russian Federation

Yet questions remain about whether the Republican-led committees can conduct truly independent investigations. Yates , originally appointed by former President Barack Obama's administration, said s...

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Vehicle blaze at Las Vegas Chabad center prompts hate crime investigation

Vehicle blaze at Las Vegas Chabad center prompts hate crime investigation

The synagogue's rabbi said it appeared to be an anti-Semitic attack. A auto was set ablaze Monday night in the parking lot of Chabad of Southern Nevada, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reported. Police...

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Asean summit ends in uncertainty

The chairman's statement was officially released on Sunday. The leaders of ASEAN are due to meet in again in Manilla in November of this year. Patron said there have been proposals from Asean lead...

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Okefenokee wildfire spreads, forces evacuations in Georgia

Okefenokee wildfire spreads, forces evacuations in Georgia

The West Mims Fire had grown to more than 121,000 acres by Sunday, according to a statement from the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge . The fire was sparked by a lightning strike in the Okefenok...

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Saudi Arabia Says Trump Visit Is a Step to Halt Iran

The White House has announced US President Donald Trump's travel plans to Saudi Arabia , followed by Israel and the Vatican in May with the aim to "combat extremism, terrorism and violence." . Th...

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UNESCO adopts resolution calling Jerusalem 'occupied'

UNESCO adopts resolution calling Jerusalem 'occupied'

The resolution also said Israel should remove its blockade of the Gaza Strip because it "harmfully affects the free and sustained movement of personnel, students and humanitarian relief items". Rodi...

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Trump, Putin have 'very good' call on Syria, US says

During their call Tuesday, Trump and Putin also discussed "safe or de-escalation zones to achieve a lasting peace for humanitarian and other reasons" in Syria. Meanwhile, the Kremlin's account of th...

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French presidential hopeful threatens European Union with

French presidential hopeful threatens European Union with "Frexit"

For the first time in the history of the almost 60-year-old Fifth Republic, neither candidate is from the traditional leftwing or rightwing party. Both said they were not anxious by Le Pen's stateme...

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Amid Escalating Tensions, North Korea Accuses CIA of Assassination Plot

North Korea accused the CIA and South Korea's intelligence service of attempting to assassinate its leader, Kim Jong-Un, with a bio-chemical weapon. The North Korean envoy asked his South Korean cou...

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Sanctuary City Ban Passed in Texas

The Texas Legislature on Wednesday passed a ban on so-called "sanctuary cities" that allows police officers to ask about a person's immigration status and threatens sheriffs and police chiefs with...

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Venezuela protester shot in head in anti-government protests dies

Venezuela protester shot in head in anti-government protests dies

The demonstrations were the latest in more than a month of anti-government demonstrations, many of which have been countered by pro-Maduro crowds and security forces. The opposition has vowed to keep ...

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Trump adviser vows to release video of Hillary's concession

Trump adviser vows to release video of Hillary's concession

To commemorate the occasion, White House Social Media Director Dan Scavino chose to spike the football. Ethics laws bar government officials from using their position to influence elections. " The e...

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Arrests made at May Day protests across California

Arrests made at May Day protests across California

But that's not the story I hear. "Everyone deserves dignity", said Burciaga, whose mother is set to be deported after living in the US for about 20 years. Actually, quite the opposite. Immigrants...

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After James Comey Firing, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin Delivers Powerful Indictment of Trump

After James Comey Firing, CNN's Jeffrey Toobin Delivers Powerful Indictment of Trump

I have long called for a special congressional committee to investigate Russia's interference in the 2016 election. The news that President Trump has fired FBI Director James B. "Today's extraordina...

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Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

Trump abruptly axes FBI's Comey in midst of Russia probe

There's no other way to read that other than Trump telling Comey that Comey's unwillingness to extend his investigation to Trump himself was "greatly" appreciated, and was a consideration for Trump wh...

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Always Dreaming wins rain-soaked Kentucky Derby

In the end, Always Dreaming , ridden by jockey John Velasquez, was victorious in a thrilling finish. Always Dreaming wins the 143rd Kentucky Derby! Nobody saddled more losers in the Derby than ...

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"Everybody" has better health care than the US

Yes, Trump loved that the American Health Care Act squeaked through the House along party lines-it's a win , after all-but it turns out he also loves Australia. Trump effectively praised single...

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McConnell defends all-male health overhaul group

McConnell defends all-male health overhaul group

Susan Collins, R-Maine, the longest-serving female GOP senator in her 21st year in the chamber, said of the group's lack of women. Republicans can only afford two defections in their ranks. The group ...

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North Korea detains another Christian missionary as tensions increase

North Korea detains another Christian missionary as tensions increase

The arrest of Kim Hak-Song means that the North now is holding four U.S. citizens, with the two countries at loggerheads over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile ambitions. Kim became a naturalized US cit...

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