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North Korea's detention of United States citizen 'concerning': White House

North Korea's detention of United States citizen 'concerning': White House

A North Korean flag flies on a mast at the Permanent Mission of North Korea in Geneva October 2, 2014. "The Department of State strongly recommends against all travel by US citizens to North Korea",...

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Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion

Sinclair Broadcast to buy Tribune Media for about $3.9 billion

Sinclair is buying 100% of Tribune's outstanding shares for $43.50 per share for an aggregate price of about $3.9 billion. Before coming to Quinnipiac, Bogardus worked as a producer at Washington, D...

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Netanyahu: Abbas lied to President Trump

Abbas demanded that Israel recognize a Palestinian state "just as the Palestinian people recognize the state of Israel", but he pointedly did not define Israel as a Jewish state - something Israeli ...

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China Trade Deal: Commerce Secretary Ross Breaks Down What to Know

China Trade Deal: Commerce Secretary Ross Breaks Down What to Know

In one of the actions laid out under the agreement , by July 16, China agreed to issue guidelines that would allow USA -owned card payment services "to begin the licensing process". In return, the U...

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Govt imposes Section 144 in Karachi hours before PSP's rally

Govt imposes Section 144 in Karachi hours before PSP's rally

Kamal said that the provincial government has curtailed the powers of local bodies, resulting in deterioration of infrastructure in the city. The spokesperson further said that the people of Karach...

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Jeff Sessions Escalates Drug War and Urges Prosecutors to Seek Harsh Sentencing

The 94 USA attorneys were instructed in the memo to "charge and pursue the most serious and readily provable offense". "Reversing this directive will exacerbate prison overcrowding , increase spend...

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Bindi Irwin Addresses Rumors Mom Terri Irwin Is Dating Russell Crowe

Bindi Irwin Addresses Rumors Mom Terri Irwin Is Dating Russell Crowe

He feels like family to us, but Mum and Russell? Her daughter Bindi, 18, also said on the programme on Friday she sees her mother as "still married to dad", explaining: "If you've found your soulm...

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Trump Doubles Down on Suggestion to Cancel Press Briefings

Trump Doubles Down on Suggestion to Cancel Press Briefings

Hudson, who was appointed by George W. Bush, struck down a major component of the Affordable Care Act in 2010. Rogers is also a former FBI special agent and he was endorsed by the FBI Agents Associati...

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Senators want answers from deputy attorney general on Comey firing

According to CNN's report , Comey was not the one to ask for a dinner meeting with Trump earlier this year, as the president had suggested in a Thursday interview with NBC's Lester Holt. Later, the...

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THAAD Deployment: What to Expect From South Korea's New President

What was President Moon's message? "We look forward to working with President-elect Moon to continue to strengthen the alliance between the United States and the Republic of Korea", the White House ...

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Emmanuel Macron inaugurated as France's new President

Emmanuel Macron inaugurated as France's new President

In his inaugural address, Macron pledged to work to overcome divisions in society which had been shown by the presidential election campaign and seek to build a strong France that was sure of itself i...

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Sacked AAP minister faints at press conference called by him

Mishra, who is on a hunger strike to protest against corruption in AAP, said that 16 shell companies added money worth crores in AAP's bank accounts. Mishra was accompanied at the meet by a man iden...

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Serena Williams Snapchat Pic Fuels Pregnancy Talk

Serena Williams Snapchat Pic Fuels Pregnancy Talk

Her win at the Australian Open this year was probably when she was two months pregnant and for that she has already proved that she is the greatest Tennis player ever. She is second only to Australi...

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Erdogan hopeful for breakthrough in dispute on arming Kurds

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet US President Donald Trump on May 16. Erdogan also sharply criticized the Trump administration's decision in remarks quoted by Turkish news media, a...

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Iraqi forces open up new front in battle for Mosul

Iraqi forces open up new front in battle for Mosul

The Iraqi army said on 30 April that it aimed to complete the battle for Mosul, the largest city to have fallen under Daesh control in both Iraq and Syria, by the end of this month. Whelan told the ...

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Sad Mother's Day for family of slain OH nurse's aide

Police say the suspect killed Kirkersville Chief Steven Eric Disario and two female employees at Pine Kirk Care Center. "The last radio transmission we have from him was that he had the subject in...

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Netanyahu Slashes $1 Million from UN Contribution over UNESCO Resolution

Last October, UNESCO passed a similar resolution denying Jewish ties to the Temple Mount and Western Wall in Jerusalem's Old City, declaring them Muslim "holy sites". UNESCO manages the UN's educati...

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India, Pakistan army trade fire in Kashmir; 2 civilians dead

AJK Prime Minister Raja Farooq Haider Khan condemned the repeated incidents of the unprovoked firing by the Indian Army on the LoC in various AJK sectors and described it as a blatant aggression. It s...

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French president-elect backs Paris Olympics bid

LOS ANGELES Throughout a busy day of venue tours Thursday there was a growing feeling among local organizers, city and U.S. Olympic Committee officials that Los Angeles' bid for a third Olympic Game...

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Dallas police fires officer for fatally shooting teen in vehicle

Meanwhile, the Dallas suburb is still reeling over the death of Edwards, 15, a high school freshman who was with his brothers and leaving an event where police were responding to gunshots they heard w...

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Aussie keeper claims Eredivisie title with Feyenoord

Aussie keeper claims Eredivisie title with Feyenoord

You can't not love Dirk Kuyt (unless you're a Man United or Everton fan). Kuyt scored the opener against Heracles inside a minute, adding a second 11 minutes later to settle any nerves. Ajax will...

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China to invest $800 bn in Belt & Road in five years

India gave the forum a miss, opposing the $ 46 billion economic corridor which cuts through Pakistan-controlled Kashmir. "We welcome all countries delegations to attend", the Chinese Foreign Ministry ...

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France inaugurates new President Emmanuel Macron Macron

France inaugurates new President Emmanuel Macron Macron

In a lofty but lucid inaugural speech, Macron vowed to lift France out of its sense of decline and lost objective, and seize again its place in the world. But unlike his predecessor, Macron managed to...

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British PM May says June election result not certain

Labour Party leader Corbyn said he welcomed May's decision "to give the British people the chance to vote for a government that will put the interests of the majority first". There are 58 Labour-held ...

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Kimi Raikkonen, Max Verstappen out in Turn 1 crash

Kimi Raikkonen, Max Verstappen out in Turn 1 crash

Max Verstappen believes he and Kimi Raikkonen would not have crashed at the start of the Spanish GP had Valtteri Bottas not tagged the Ferrari at Barcelona's first corner. The family later told Sky S...

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North Korean Missile Test Shows US Bases Could Soon Be In Range

Japanese officials said the missile flew for about 30 minutes, travelling about 800 kilometres (500 miles) and reaching an unusually high altitude of 2,000 kilometres (1,240 miles). China, North Korea...

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1 killed at West Bank rally for Palestinian hunger strikers

A few days into the hunger strike, which started on April 17, a group of Israeli settlers held a barbecue outside Ofer prison in an effort to taunt and demoralise the prisoners. Also Wednesday, Ba...

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Human Rights Group Alarmed By Trump's Invitation Of Duterte

Human Rights Group Alarmed By Trump's Invitation Of Duterte

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte confirmed on Monday that he will visit Israel, citing it as a part of a very busy schedule that could prevent him from meeting US President Donald Trump in Wa...

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Erdogan: New Silk Road to eradicate terrorism

The US representative at the summit, White House adviser Matt Pottinger, was pictured near North Korea's minister of external economic relations, Kim Yong Jae, as the two men arrived. Some of China'...

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James Comey declines offer to testify to the Senate Intelligence Committee

In the last months of his tenure, Mr Comey had announced his agency was conducting an investigation into possible Trump campaign ties to Russian Federation, but was unable to provide much more detai...

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