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Russian fighter jet passed within 20ft of USA plane

Russian fighter jet passed within 20ft of USA plane

According to a statement from the Russian Defense Ministry, the Russian fighter approached the American aircraft at "a safe distance" and identified it as a P-8A Poseidon. Kunze said that distance is ...

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Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

Moon explained the difficulties faced by South Korean companies that are doing business in China and asked for Xi's "special attention" to ease those concerns, Yoon said. Thursday's Chinese state tele...

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Labour thinks it can win back seats in Glasgow from SNP

Labour was beaten into third place by the Conservatives in Scotland, where the SNP was comfortably the largest party despite failing to take control of target councils. The results suggest that the To...

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Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

Donald Trump urges peace between Russian Federation and Ukraine in tweet

Trump tweeted the images after the White House had been left fuming when the Russian Embassy published photos of Trump's closed-door meeting with Lavrov, as well as the Russian ambassador in Washingto...

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Trump Launches $1.5M 'First 100 Days' TV Ad Promoting Accomplishments

Though the Commerce Department's first-quarter report showed sluggish economic growth last month, Trump's ad also focused heavily on jobs created during his tenure, showing workers building a pip...

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President Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

President Trump to meet top Russian diplomat at the White House

Kislyak has been a central figure in the controversy, as then-national security adviser Michael Flynn was sacked after it emerged that he had misrepresented conversations with Kislyak to others in t...

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White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos

However, a camera-wielding member of the Russian delegation " described... as Lavrov's official photographer " was granted access to the Oval Office. Before a separate, early-morning meeting with Ti...

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Spicer: Flynn deserved 'due process' in face of 'political opponent' Yates' warnings

But did the White House put any restrictions-any at all-on Flynn in the wake of Yates' warnings? Only after the news of his false statements broke publicly did he lose his job on February 13. Before...

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Vehicle carrying UK Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn runs over BBC cameraman's foot

Designed by the advertising agency Krow, which also handles the PR for Virgin Trains (the company that had an infamous spat with Mr Corbyn after he claimed he could not get a seat) it had the slogan "...

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Trump and Putin to meet in July, Russian state media says

In 2014, Russian Federation annexed Ukraine's Crimea region and backed separatists fighting government forces in eastern Ukraine, drawing condemnation in Europe and the US. He said Wednesday he fire...

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Shorten's budget reply targets top earners

Shorten's budget reply targets top earners

He said the Turnbull government's proposed Medicare levy hike would hit people earning as little as $21,000 and see a worker earning $55,000 pay an extra $275 per year. The opposition leader was at pa...

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Trump, Russian FM Hold Talks on Syria, Other Flashpoints

Trump, Russian FM Hold Talks on Syria, Other Flashpoints

Today we're asking: Will Trump see out his four-year term as U.S. president? Russian Federation rejected today Western press reports of an alleged dismissal of its ambassador in Washington , Serg...

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Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

Mormon church pulls older teens out of Boy Scouts

Last year, there were 5,469 boys and young men in BSA programs in south-central Idaho. The loss is only a fraction of the 2.3 million youth in Boy Scouts, but the organization has been grappling wit...

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You're the 'Terrorists': North Korea Vows Attack on Enemy Intelligence Agencies

Both Malaysia and South Korea have blamed the North for the assassination, which retorts that the accusations are an attempt to smear it. The ministry alleged that the North Korean man had been "tur...

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UK Labour stung by election platform leak

The Daily Mirror hails the "power grab", saying it would "fix rip-off Britain" and boost the NHS and schools - while the Daily Mail and Daily Telegraph warn the manifesto will take Britain "back to ...

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After S. Korean leader eyes North trip, Trump offers US invite

Mr Trump invited Democratic party leader Mr Moon to visit the U.S. "as early as possible". Moon swept to power on Monday in an unprecedented election that was called after his predecessor Park Geun-...

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President Trump: I Was Going to Fire James Comey 'Regardless of Recommendations'

McCabe sidestepped the question, saying he could not comment on an ongoing investigation. In a different time-you know, like, a week ago-James Comey was still the Federal Bureau of Investigation dir...

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PM could win Commons majority of 48 based on local election analysis

May said after the results came through : "Only a general election vote for the Conservatives will strengthen my hand to get the best deal on Brexit". Mrs May's party had 1,900 councillors, a net gain...

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For one Chinese city, new 'Silk Road' leaves old problems unsolved

One Belt One Road. The second phrase of the principal project of Ankara-Istanbul high-speed railway, built jointly by Chinese-Turkish consortium, was completed in July 2014. This week, the state-owned...

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Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

Not just a new president, new faces for France's parliament

He also vowed to fight against all inequality in French society. But more than just national repercussions, the French elections have shown after The British Referendum to leave the European Union...

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Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty

Yemen minister says 60 percent of population in dire poverty

Northern Yemen is controlled by the Shi'ite Houthi movement now, while the Saudi-backed forces of Hadi rule the south, with the country once again split largely along the historic border. "The people ...

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Ismail Haniyeh elected new overall leader of Hamas

Unlike his predecessor Khaled Meshaal, he is expected to lead the movement from Gaza . Haniyeh, who also served as Mashaal's deputy for four years, is seen as a pragmatist within Hamas who will likel...

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Health care fight shifts to Senate, where GOP wants a reboot

Senator Shelley Moore Capito was invited to a meeting about the bill on Tuesday. "We're going to start from scratch", Capito said . "And without women in that working group", she said, "I can tel...

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Indian woman in Pakistan seeks security on journey back home

Indian woman in Pakistan seeks security on journey back home

However, the Indian diplomat clarified that he did not attempt to take any picture, and requested the officials to return his mobile phone. Her application in court said Ali "forced" her to get a Pa...

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North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

North Korea has said it will seek extradition for those responsible for an alleged plot to kill leader Kim Jong Un, vowing to "mercilessly wipe them out". In order to de-escalate tensions surround...

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To end occupation, Israeli left must unite

Bush and Barack Obama followed, citing the possibility that recognizing Jerusalem as being part of Israel would interfere with the United States' ability to be an honest broker in the Middle East peac...

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Takeaways From Trump's Call With Putin

Putin also underlined that the level of trust with Washington under U.S. President Donald Trump degraded. Putin's spokesman previously suggested the pair could meet on the sidelines of the summit, b...

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At least 10 dead in blast in Balochistan

At least 10 dead in blast in Balochistan

However, another police official said the nature of the blast could not be ascertained immediately. Geo News, quoting sources, said Haideri has been shifted to a civil hospital. "It could be a suici...

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3 shootings by police put spotlight on Justice Department

3 shootings by police put spotlight on Justice Department

The Department of Justice said that in order to prosecute the officer who fired the shots - Blane Salamoni - they would have to prove, beyond a reasonable doubt, that Salamoni did not reasonably beli...

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We can't let NKorea build better missiles

We can't let NKorea build better missiles

He was reacting after a North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently failed, the third flop in a month. South Korea yesterday started joint military exercises with the American supercarrier U...

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