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Hamas elects Haniyeh to lead terror group

Hamas elects Haniyeh to lead terror group

The document states that Hamas is willing to accept a Palestinian state based on "1967 borders" (the 1948 armistice lines), but this is not acceptance of the "two-state solution," which calls for a ...

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Germany's SPD goes back to drawing board after state poll drubbing

Germany's SPD goes back to drawing board after state poll drubbing

While the result means that the conservatives, under Mrs Merkel, can not govern in the region alone it does mean that the Social Democrats (SPD), lead by Martin Schulz, can not continue to govern in c...

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Trump awaits highest level face-to-face cont... 10:07 am Wed

As NPR's Domenico Montanaro reports, the firing of Comey with more than six years left on his term in office has prompted a flurry of questions about the president's motives - and about what's next. C...

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Trump defends Comey firing, says both parties will thank him

Trump defends Comey firing, says both parties will thank him

Lavrov said: "Was he fired?". "You're kidding? You're kidding?" The firing renewed longstanding demands by Democrats for a special prosecutor, especially since the White House has said the firing o...

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Erdogan urges US to ´immediately´ reverse decision on arming Syrian Kurds

Washington says the militia is essential to the operation on Raqqa , but Ankara considers it to be a terrorist group linked to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK ). Last month, Erdogan sai...

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Flynn associates subpoenaed in Russia probe

Of course, people outside of the White House also have access to Photoshop and Trump's past tweets , so you knew this was inevitable. "That's right", both Yates and Clapper replied. Within 11 day...

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Trump to tackle Mideast politics on trip

Trump to tackle Mideast politics on trip

McMaster and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson. He said in an interview with Reuters last week that Saudi Arabia was not treating the U.S. fairly and Washington was losing a "tremendous amount of m...

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VP Mike Pence: Comey's firing wasn't due to Russia probe

Two days after the inauguration, Trump hugged Comey when they met at a White House reception for law-enforcement officers.That relationship apparently frayed as it became clear the FBI was investigati...

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Trump to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Wednesday

Both countries have recently indicated that relations under Trump have never been so bad. President Donald Trump will host Russia's top diplomat Sergey Lavrov for talks at the White House on Wednesd...

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NAFTA: Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky

NAFTA: Trump move with $1.2 trillion in trade could be risky

Trump, during a White House appearance with Argentine President Mauricio Macri, said terminating the North American Free Trade Agreement , a pact he has long condemned as unfair to the United States,...

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Every weapon obtained by YPG represents threat to Turkey, foreign minister says

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan says he hopes the United States will reverse its decision to arm Syrian Kurdish fighters perceived as terrorists by Ankara. "We don't believe America would cho...

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Jinder Mahal pins Randy Orton again

Two of the names that Shinsuke mentioned were AJ Styles and Randy Orton. Owens brags about injuring Chris Jericho last week, and he says that after he retains the United States Championship against ...

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South Korea has new president

The conservative Hong had pitched himself as a "strongman, " described the election as a war between ideologies and questioned Moon's patriotism. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs informed its foreign...

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Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House

Trump fired now-former FBI Director James Comey, who told Congress earlier this year that his agency has been investigating Russia's actions - and possible ties to anyone associated with the Trump c...

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Reporter Detained, Threatened at Sleazy Kushner Family Event in Beijing

The Kushner Companies has apologized for using Jared Kushner's name during an investment promotion event at a Ritz Carlton in Beijing. Reporters were shunned from publicized events in China over t...

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Tillerson urges Asean to do more to cut N. Korea funding

Southeast Asian nations generally welcome cordial ties between the two powers but worry about whether secret deal-making might undercut Washington's willingness to stand up to China, which claims vi...

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Phoenix police arrest suspected serial killer

Aaron Juan Saucedo is facing 26 new charges that include eight first-degree murder charges, aggravated assault and drive-by shootings. Police say tips from the community resulted in his arrest. Howard...

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Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

Guns at the gun convention? Not with the president there

US President Donald Trump walks through a curtain onstage to deliver remarks at the National Rifle Association Leadership Forum in Atlanta, Georgia April 28, 2017 . Our Founding Fathers knew, and o...

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Pakistan Army destroyed five Afghan check posts: commander southern command

Afghanistan on Monday rejected "celebratory" reports of a Pakistani paramilitary force claiming that it had killed 50 Afghan soldiers in border clashes last week, saying only two Afghan soldiers had...

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After razor-thin win, BC Premier Christy Clark speaks to lieutenant-governor

But Yamamoto told supporters the more crucial question would be who would form government at the end of the evening. "I've really enjoyed the last eight years", she said. The Liberals and the NDP ...

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Trump hails first 100 days in office, says 'battles' ahead

Trump hails first 100 days in office, says 'battles' ahead

What's more, three-in-four reporters described the president's frequent attacks against the media as a "distraction", compared to 25 percent who quantified those assaults as legitimate threats, accor...

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Local elections: Sturgeon plays down Tory success in Scotland

Theresa May is now more in touch with Scotland than First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, according to Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson. SNP leader and First Minister Nicola Sturgeon pointed ou...

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Unesco passes resolution criticising Israel's annexation of east Jerusalem

The resolution calls on Israel to rescind any "legislative and administrative measures and actions" it has taken to "alter the character and status" of Jerusalem . In December 2016, the UN Security C...

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Burr: FBI director firing 'makes no sense'

Earlier Wednesday, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer of NY urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rosenstein, to appear before the Senate to answer questions about the circumstances...

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China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

China says it has successfully tested new type of missile

The United States employed a THAAD missile defense system in South Korea to guard against any threatened North Korean missile attack. "The satellite pictures show the THAAD launcher is now deployed ...

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South Korea's new leader Moon Jae-in sworn in

In his congratulatory message, Xi said that China and South Korea are important neighbors. During the campaign, Moon promised to address the systemic problems that led to Park's impeachment, whi...

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BC elects a minority Liberal government

In direct donations, the B.C. Liberals made a decision to brazen it out for one more election and then turn the issue of campaign finance over to an independent review. Four seats were undecided late ...

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Rescued Chibok girls: Pleasant second anniversary gift to Nigerians

Their release was negotiated between the International Red Cross and the Swiss Government. Buhari, 74, left the Nigerian capital Abuja on Sunday evening after welcoming some of the Chibok girls ...

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Merkel party leads in warm-up for national vote

Merkel party leads in warm-up for national vote

However, a survey by pollster Forschungsgruppe Wahlen for national broadcaster ZDF published on Thursday put support for the CDU at 32% in Schleswig-Holstein, ahead of the SPD on 29%. Kraft, whose...

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IS kills 2 in attack on Iraqi Kurdish base

In the past two days alone, more than 11,000 people have passed through a screening site at the Hammam al-Alil camp south of Mosul . In addition, two of the militants died when they detonated their...

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