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Palestinian man shot and killed after stabbing Israeli police officer

They said he brandished a knife and stabbed the policeman in one of the alleys of the Old City before the wounded officer shot him dead. Police identified the assailant as a 57-year-old Jordanian ...

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New S. Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

New S. Korean leader scraps plan for state history books

Moon began his first full day in office by shaking hands and taking selfies with supporters near his private Seoul home before heading to the presidential Blue House. Moon said the alliance with Was...

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Takeaways from Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe's Testimony Today

She was asked by Jonathan Karl of ABC News whether it was improper for the president to ask the FBI director if he was under investigation. This is indeed fucking bananas. But Senate Majority Leader...

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Why schools are banning fidget spinners

Why schools are banning fidget spinners

While some shoppers are buying fidgets to help manage ADHD symptoms, Siegel says most customers buy them from her store because they don't want to be the only one without the popular toy. Smyths and ...

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Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada on Israel Independence Day

They said the resolution remains political in character and still includes criticism of Israel. "For the first time in UNESCO, more countries voted to oppose or abstained than voted in favor, and ...

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Donald Trump calls James Comey 'showboat,' acting Federal Bureau of Investigation chief contradicts president

What the hell was he thinking insulting Comey here as a " showboat " and a "grandstander"? But I can confidently tell you that the majority, the vast majority of Federal Bureau of Investigation empl...

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Deal to establish Syrian "de-escalation zones" comes into effect

Iran and Turkey agreed on Thursday to Russia's proposal to establish the de-escalation zones. Under the deal, the safe zones, or de-escalation zones, will be free of battles and airstrikes. It em...

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Spicer Pressed on Clapper's New Comments on Trump-Russia Collusion

Trump told NBC News that Comey had asked for the meeting because he wanted to stay on as FBI Director. "Or, much more likely, Comey's account is true in which Comey gave him no assurances and...

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Seattle mayor drops re-election bid

Seattle mayor drops re-election bid

The Democrat announced that he would not be seeking reelection at a news conference with his husband by his side. "For him to sit there and lie, (it) just really let me know that this man should n...

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On Russia's Victory Day, Putin Calls For International Unity

On Russia's Victory Day, Putin Calls For International Unity

Several hundred people marched in Kyiv to celebrate World War II's Victory Day on May 9. Russian Vladimir Putin, who attended the Red Square parade, said that the attack on Russia in 1941 was "d...

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Residents begin rebuilding after tornadoes rip through East Texas

Residents begin rebuilding after tornadoes rip through East Texas

Severe storms including tornadoes, flooding and strong winds have killed at least six people and injured dozens more across three U.S. states. More flooding and tornadoes were forecast as storms rol...

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Liberal losses in BC cast doubt on energy projects

Judith Guichon has asked Clark to continue governing after the election. Clark says she believes there was a very strong message sent by British Columbians: "they want us to work together collaborat...

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Mayor of Quaint Italian Village Will Pay You to Move There

Mayor of Quaint Italian Village Will Pay You to Move There

He suggested the possibility of creating "small village funds" so that towns suffering from depopulation - such as Bormida - could offer the money to people willing to relocate. Genoa, the nearest lar...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russia-Related Documents

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russia-Related Documents

In a joint statement released on Wednesday, Burr and Warner said the subpoena covers documents related to the committee's investigation into Russia's alleged election meddling. On Monday, former Dep...

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What Trump says Comey told him about being cleared

The White House denies that Mr Trump asked him to pledge his loyalty. McMaster declined to answer a question about the Comey firing, posed by Haley Jackson of NBC News, leaving that line of inquiry ...

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Trump declares James Comey 'should have never exonerated' Hillary Clinton

Trump's tweetstorm railed against the "fake media" and those who expect his surrogates to defend him with "perfect accuracy", while giving a stern warning to Comey that he "better hope that there are ...

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North Korea says will have dialogue with US under right conditions - Yonhap

The rare letter came a little more than a week after the House tightened against North Korea aimed at deterring the country's advancing weapons programs. Last month, North Korea reconvened the Forei...

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Trump actions push Republicans to get serious on Russia

Trump actions push Republicans to get serious on Russia

Mr Trump hit back by dismissing suggestions that his team colluded with Russian Federation as a "hoax", and calling the congressional investigations into Russia's interference in the United States ele...

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Two dead, including suspect in Dallas-area college shooting, police say

When the events originally unfolded, the school tweeted that the school was under lockdown and advised students to go into the nearest classroom and hide. According to Reuters , Irving Police spoke...

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Central Intelligence Agency forms special unit focused on North Korea threat

The CIA said a veteran operations officer has been appointed as new Assistant Director for Korea and will preside over the mission center, without providing further details. The statement said the org...

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Gunmen kill 10 laborers near port in southwest Pakistan

Gunmen kill 10 laborers near port in southwest Pakistan

Ten labourers working on a road project near Pakistan's strategic Gwadar port in the Balochistan Province were shot dead by gunmen on Saturday. Unidentified assailants on motorcycles opened indiscrimi...

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Whatcha baking? Bear visits home as woman bakes brownies

Whatcha baking? Bear visits home as woman bakes brownies

The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection said a bear "spent considerable time on a deck and was reluctant to leave", CT news site wfsb .com reported on Tuesday (May 9). He said the bear ...

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British parties witness hectic first day of election campaigning

British parties witness hectic first day of election campaigning

The British Parliament on Wednesday approved Prime Minister Theresa May's call for an early general election, setting the stage for a contest that will help define terms of the country's withdrawal fr...

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Trump still in denial Russian ambassador attended White House meeting

Trump still in denial Russian ambassador attended White House meeting

Jeff Mason, the president of the White House Correspondents' Association, said: "Doing away with briefings would reduce accountability, transparency, and the opportunity for Americans to see that, in ...

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I was going to fire Comey regardless of DOJ recommendation

The White House denies everything about this, of course, though I imagine they'll scramble to reverse course when Trump fires off a 3 am tweet saying that he fired Comey because he was a double-cros...

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India may skip Chinas Belt and Road Forum

The United States has made an abrupt shift in its stance towards the One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative organised by China, and has chose to participate in it. The Prime Minister said the economic a...

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China trade deal serves up potential corporate winners

China trade deal serves up potential corporate winners

NORTHAM: Under the agreement , China will open its market to us beef importers by mid-July. The Trump administration has signed a trade deal with China . "We will be reaching out to our state'...

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English losing importance in Europe: EU chief

English losing importance in Europe: EU chief

In his light-hearted speech in Florence, he said his choice of French was timed for remarks ahead of Sunday's French presidential run-off vote and "I would like them to understand what I'm saying". Tr...

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Lewis Hamilton sends heartfelt thank you to Mercedes engineers for double first

Lewis Hamilton of Britain and Mercedes GP takes photographs with fans at the Barcelona Catalunya racetrack in Montmelo, just outside Barcelona , Spain, Thursday, May 11, 2017. I assume it will be ...

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Alabama knocks off Arkansas in opener of SEC Softball Tournament

Alabama knocks off Arkansas in opener of SEC Softball Tournament

Alexis Osorio (21-7) was masterful in the circle for Alabama, throwing a career-high 10.0 innings while limiting the SEC's leading power team to just one run on two hits along with an SEC Tournament s...

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