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New S Korean president vows to address North and tensions 'urgently'

Mr Moon, the child of refugees who fled North Korea during the Korean War, will lead a nation shaken by the scandal that felled Ms Park, whose criminal trial is scheduled to start later this month. No...

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Michelle Obama Criticizes Trump School Lunch Decision

Michelle Obama Criticizes Trump School Lunch Decision

The former first lady said parents should "think about why someone is OK with your kids eating crap". Under changes announced by the Trump administration earlier this month , schools would not have...

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Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

And instead of convening an unnecessary commission on "election integrity", Washington should immediately act to restore the Voting Rights Act and the critical protections it provides. Comey. "In fa...

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Afghan leader killed in raid

Last month, the U.S. Air Force dropped "the mother of all bombs" on IS-K's stronghold in Achin district, killing at least 95 IS militants, mostly foreign fighters. Two American soldiers were killed d...

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Absentee ballots in five ridings could decide BC election

Absentee ballots in five ridings could decide BC election

At the same time, they don't account for the 2017 voter trend, which saw the NDP out perform the BC Liberals compared to 2013 results in almost every swing riding. In 2013, there were 3,505 absentee b...

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Russian photographer may have breached Oval Office security

Veteran diplomats questioned why Trump agreed to host the diplomats - a rare honor for nonheads of state, much less for those at the center of major USA political scandal. Left out of the group of pho...

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Man who surrendered after long Trenton standoff charged in killing

Man who surrendered after long Trenton standoff charged in killing

Agents with the U.S. Marshals Service were at Reese's home to serve a warrant for failing to appear in court for a Megan's Law offense, officials said. A bystander who was shot on the street was kille...

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China's Xi speaks with new South Korean president about North Korea

Beijing's displeasure over THAAD has reportedly been felt by South Korean businesses, particularly Lotte, the South Korean conglomerate that signed off on a land swap deal with the government to provi...

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Philippines denies China hand in ASEAN statement

Philippines denies China hand in ASEAN statement

Although China is not a member of ASEAN, but, it is extremely sensitive to the content of its statements. It has often been accused of trying to influence the drafting of statements to muzzle what i...

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Lawyer: Trump had no income from Russians with some exceptions

McCabe became acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director on Tuesday automatically after Comey's dismissal, but Justice Department officials say Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney ...

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House Oversight chairman asks DOJ inspector general to probe Comey firing

House Oversight chairman asks DOJ inspector general to probe Comey firing

The questions come as The Washington Post reported Mr. Rosenstein was so unsettled by the way the White House portrayed his role in the firing that the No. The Justice Department disputed that rep...

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Trump Allows Russian Media To White House, Keeps US Press Out

In addition to photos of the Oval Office meeting, the Russian MFA also flaunted video footage of the awkward exchange that saw Lavrov go out of his way to troll reporters asking about the firing of Co...

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Lavrov on Comey: Was he fired? You're kidding

Lavrov on Comey: Was he fired? You're kidding

Lavrov said that despite difficulties "our countries can and should contribute jointly to the settlement of the most urgent issues in worldwide affairs". As well as retweeting an article which set o...

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3 biggest questions that remain about Flynn's ouster

3 biggest questions that remain about Flynn's ouster

Former official says she told the White House that its former national security adviser could be blackmailed by Russian Federation. The distinction between the two situations is that Flynn was actin...

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China's Xi pledges to support Paris climate agreement

Donald Trump pledged during the presidential campaign to renegotiate the accord, but he has wavered on the issue since winning the presidency. Whether the USA will back out of the Paris climate acc...

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North Korea Sends Angry Letter to Congress Protesting 'Heinous' Sanctions

North Korea made a global appeal in a letter released on Friday for states to reconsider enforcing U.N. sanctions on the Asian nation as Washington seeks to step up pressure on Pyongyang to end its nu...

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UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

Labour's election co-ordinator Andrew Gwynne told Sky News the party should turn the leak into an "opportunity". First, funding. Even though Labour says its education revolution will be paid for by ...

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Pentagon: Trump's Military Aid To Kurds Will Be 'Closely Monitored'

Pentagon: Trump's Military Aid To Kurds Will Be 'Closely Monitored'

A Pentagon spokesperson says both leaders affirmed their support for peace and stability in Iraq and Syria. Dorrian said providing arms to the YPG will "accelerate" the offensive on Raqqa , where t...

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Texas bill could deny transgender wrestler title defense

House members have expressed their overwhelming opposition to any subsidies for private schools. Texas' booming population also saw statewide classroom enrollment rise about 80,000 children over the s...

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Trump advisers at heart of Russian Federation probe celebrate Comey's firing

Trump advisers at heart of Russian Federation probe celebrate Comey's firing

He also admitted that he talked to Trump "fairly recently, but not yesterday ". He's reported to be one of the numerous Trump advisers under investigation as part of a probe into Russian election m...

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Trump, South Korea's Moon agree to cooperate on North Korea

Trump, South Korea's Moon agree to cooperate on North Korea

North Korea on Thursday urged Moon's government to end what it considers confrontational policies, including joint drills with the US military. The Rodong Sinmun, the official newspaper of the North...

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U.S. delegates to attend China's Belt and Road forum

U.S. delegates to attend China's Belt and Road forum

While the plan is created to speed development in Asia, Europe and Africa, the Asian Development Bank says there is a US$26 trillion funding gap in the infrastructure projects that will be required in...

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You would have thought politicians would have made the eradication of these hoax story sites a top priority, demanding that the global internet and social media giants must be made responsible for wha...

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Trump calls Comey a 'showboat,' denies colluding with Russia

Thursday: "Oh, I was going fire regardless of recommendation ... he made a recommendation, he's highly respected, very good guy, very smart guy, the Democrats like him, the Republicans like him, he...

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North Korea sends rare letter of protest over new United States sanctions

During the 40-minute call, Xi stressed the importance of working together to achieve the common goal of denuclearizing the Korean peninsula - an aim dependent on resolving the thorny THAAD missile def...

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Ex-congresswoman guilty of taking money from sham charity

Ex-congresswoman guilty of taking money from sham charity

Brown claimed Simmons operated independently and that she was left in the dark with One Door's money. Brown, who served 12 terms in Congress representing an area that included Jacksonville, had vehe...

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Islamic State fighter Neil Prakash could be extradited within months: PM

Islamic State fighter Neil Prakash could be extradited within months: PM

The notorious Melbourne-born extremist was captured in Turkey in November a year ago, months after the Government said he had been killed in an air strike in Iraq. Prakash also attempted to crowdsourc...

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Police Filmed Shooting A Woman In London Terror Raids

Police Filmed Shooting A Woman In London Terror Raids

Basu said the 27-year-old knife-carrying man who was arrested near the Houses of Parliament in Westminster on suspicion of terrorist acts remains under police custody. Basu said that with the arrest...

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Russian Federation probe to be 'absolutely done properly', Comey's exit won't affect it

Russian Federation probe to be 'absolutely done properly', Comey's exit won't affect it

In the NBC interview on Thursday , Trump said he would have fired Comey regardless of any such recommendations. In firing Comey, Trump said he knew he ran the risk he would "confuse people" and "le...

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New South Korean President willing to visit North Korea

Echoing the United States' line, Moon also suggested that China , the North's sole major ally and its economic lifeline should do more to tame Pyongyang , saying "solving the THAAD problem would b...

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