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Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Clapper categorically stated that USA institutions and other branches of the federal government are under assault internally. All along, his spokesmen have maintained that Trump's decision had nothi...

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Kapil Mishra ends hunger strike on Day 6

Kapil Mishra ends hunger strike on Day 6

Targeting Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's wife Sunita, the BJP oMonday said that the AAP now stands in the league of clan politics where the relatives of party heads act as the public faces. Th...

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In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood

In Beijing, Vladimir Putin Plays Two Piano Tunes From His Childhood

The first is considered an unofficial anthem for the city of St. Petersburg, with lyrics like "Listen, Leningrad, I'll sing to you my honest song". As the dust settles on the initial round of global...

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China to hold second 'Silk Road' summit in two years time

He said peace and development go hand in hand, and nothing can pave the path for peace and security more than economic development achieved through regional collaboration. He said everyone wins when ...

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U.S. accuses Assad of burning thousands in crematoriums

In presenting the photographs, Jones said Syrian President Bashar Assad's government "has sunk to a new level of depravity " with the support of Russian Federation and Iran and called on both count...

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What is feminism? Miss USA's answer raises questions

When asked whether health care is a right or a privilege , she replied, " I'm definitely going to say it's a privilege ". " As a government employee, I'm granted health care and I see firsthand t...

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Banks tipped off to new tax: Hinch calls for investigation

If that happened Australians would consider the banks greedy. On Thursday night, federal senator Derryn Hinch outlined details of a letter he wrote to the AFP asking for an investigation. "This gove...

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Centre delaying clearance to appoint two new Delhi ministers, alleges Kejriwal

Centre delaying clearance to appoint two new Delhi ministers, alleges Kejriwal

The AAP has dismissed his charges as a "conspiracy" by the BJP and accused the latter of shooting from the sacked minister's shoulder. Refusing to comment on Sunita Kejirwal's remarks, Mr Mishra sai...

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Syria safe zones closed to US-coalition jets: Russian Federation

Russia's military says the agreement setting up four de-escalation zones in Syria will go into effect at midnight. The combatants exchanged shellfire and were fighting around the rebel-held village...

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Syria UN-mediated peace talks underway in Geneva

Syria UN-mediated peace talks underway in Geneva

The UN is attempting to mediate a partial end to a conflict that has killed more than 300,000 people and made millions of Syria's population homeless or refugees, and devastated the country's politica...

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Syrian Regime Built Crematorium Outside Damascus

A foreign ministry statement published by state news agency SANA said the US administration had come out with "a new Hollywood story detached from reality" by alleging the crematorium had been built...

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White House: Cyberattack has not Affected US Government

The ministry has announced specific measures that organizations can take to counter the "WannaCry" attack including a specific update to Microsoft operating systems. Cybersecurity experts say the unkn...

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He simply stated a fact': Spicer plays down Trump 'tapes' warning

Asked about his exchange with Todd, Clapper noted that it was standard policy for the FBI not to share with him details about ongoing counterintelligence investigations. "I think that there are ti...

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Syria is burning bodies to hide proof of mass killings

Stuart Jones, acting assistant secretary of state for Near Eastern Affairs, said US officials believe the crematorium could be used to dispose of bodies at a prison where they believe Assad's governme...

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English lawmaker says swearing at a Scottish schoolgirl just 'a joke'

English lawmaker says swearing at a Scottish schoolgirl just 'a joke'

Scotland's First Minister said that "by necessity" Scotland might have to pursue membership of the European Free Trade Association (Efta ) before achieving full EU membership. Implacably opposed. S...

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Putin: Russia Sees No Need to Arm the Kurds in Syria

Putin: Russia Sees No Need to Arm the Kurds in Syria

Past administrations have sought a delicate balance. Note that Tillerson visited Turkey in late March and McMasters (and reportedly Trump) received Turkey's Chief of the General Staff, Intel Chief...

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Kim Jong Un urges 'right choice' by United States after missile test

There are also some doubts about the missile reaching the altitude of 2,000 km (1,245 miles), with aviation expert Ron Bishop from Central Queensland University describing such a potent range non-ty...

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Warner: Trump firing Comey has 'appearance' of quashing FBI's Russian Federation probe

The White House had no immediate comment and no White House aide appeared on the Sunday news shows, leaving Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, to defend Trump. They are among more ...

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Projections: Merkel's party wins vote in German state

Chancellor Merkel's party has beaten its rival Social Democrats in their stronghold in North Rhine-Westphalia, projections showed. The pressure is on the Social Democrats, led by challenger Martin S...

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New South Korean president in calls with China, Japan leaders

Yes, he won far more votes than either of the other two major candidates, the conservative Hong Joon-Pyo and the centrist Ahn Cheol-Soo. Almost a decade on, the analyst stressed that success in thes...

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Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

The PM also promised to include representation for workers on company boards through measures including ensuring listed companies either create stakeholder advisory panels, designate an existing non-e...

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Israel wants White House to explain United States official's Western Wall comment

The statement did not go over well in Israel. Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu responded, "Israel's position has been stated many times to the American administration and to the world". The visit...

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NaviBand take 17th place at Eurovision 2017

NaviBand take 17th place at Eurovision 2017

Sobral's win on Saturday gave Portugal its first Eurovision win since it started competing in the worldwide competition in 1964. Salvador Sobral won with his song " Amar Pelos Dois ", which tran...

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Oil Holds Advance as Saudis, Russia Favor Output Cut Extension

Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) and Russian Federation may have made a deal to extend production cuts in hopes of reducing the world's oil stockpiles. Nigeria's 200...

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North Korea Confirms It Launched New Ballistic Missile Called 'Hwasong-12'

The United States called the missile launch a message to South Korea, days after its new president took office pledging to engage Pyongyang in dialogue and keep up worldwide pressure to impede the Nor...

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Moe's Debuting Family-Friendly Margarita for Cinco De Mayo

Moe's Debuting Family-Friendly Margarita for Cinco De Mayo

Law enforcement across California says there is an uptick in DUI incidents around the fifth of May, which commemorates Mexico's 1862 victory over France at the Battle of Puebla during the Franco-Mex...

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Jeremy Corbyn vows NHS 'for the many' with package of health reforms

Seven NHS trusts are still struggling to restore their computers and get back to normal operations while Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt is expected to chair a Cobra meeting later on today with Home Secr...

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Amid Comey Uproar, Where Is Sean Spicer? In a Pentagon Cubicle

According to White House sources, the president may have a "huge reboot" of his team that could affect everyone from Press Secretary Sean Spicer, Chief Strategist Steve Bannon, even Chief of Staff Rei...

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Trump criticised after reportedly sharing classified info with Russian Federation

Trump criticised after reportedly sharing classified info with Russian Federation

Buzzfeed News later reported that two officials have confirmed the report, indicating that "it's far worse than what has already been reported". Both The Washington Post and New York Times re...

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UN Security Council slams latest ballistic missile launches

Second, the Hwasong-12 launch - given that it possibly involved the test of an intercontinental ballistic missile subsystem (ICBM) - may prove to be a major stepping stone in the North Korean quest to...

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