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New South Korean president will visit US next month

Under the leadership of third-generation dictator Kim Jong Un, North Korea has been speeding up its pursuit of a decades-long goal of developing nuclear-armed missiles capable of reaching the USA main...

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Donald Trump defends sharing information with Russia; Kremlin calls report 'nonsense'

Donald Trump defends sharing information with Russia; Kremlin calls report 'nonsense'

The Trump advisor also told reporters that there were a lot of important issues being discussed during the meeting, and the conversation about ISIS was but a small part of the discussions. government...

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Defiant Trump says he had 'right' to share information with Russia

Defiant Trump says he had 'right' to share information with Russia

The New York Times identified the ally as Israel but two USA national security sources said they doubted the report .The disclosure rocked the administration as it struggled to move past the backla...

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Rivals unite to oust Rouhani as Iran election enters final days

He was left with no option but to quit the race, however, when the main conservative parties and clerical bodies threw their support behind Raisi, a jurist and Shi'ite cleric who studied at the feet o...

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Bernie Sanders blasts 'reckless and dangerous' Trump for reportedly sharing classified information

Bernie Sanders blasts 'reckless and dangerous' Trump for reportedly sharing classified information

The White House threw cold water Monday, May 15 on a report that US President Donald Trump revealed classified information to Russian officials last week, saying no specific intelligence "sources or...

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Fire at Terminal 2 under control: Changi Airport

Fire at Terminal 2 under control: Changi Airport

The fire has been extinguished, the Singapore Civil Defence Force said on its Facebook page. CAG said SCDF gave the all-clear for T2 at about 10pm, and flight operations began resuming progressive...

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Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

Trump claims 'absolute right' to share info with Russia

McMaster told reporters in a brief statement outside the White House on Monday evening that "the story that came out tonight as reported is false". A senior U.S. official told AP that Trump shared...

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McMaster: 'The President Wasn't Even Aware of Where This Information Came From'

McMaster: 'The President Wasn't Even Aware of Where This Information Came From'

Trump reportedly shared classified and highly sensitive intelligence with visiting Russian officials . The news created a sensation as it spread through Washington and up to Capitol Hill Monday, w...

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UK Opposition Labour Party releases election manifesto

Both Labour figures had previous disagreed, with Corbyn having gone on record first discounting Dugdale's policy of a new "people's convention" and federal United Kingdom and then suggesting that an a...

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Putin and Trump to meet in Hamburg in July

Putin and Trump to meet in Hamburg in July

Just after Trump took office, the new president summoned James Comey to the White House and asked the now-fired Federal Bureau of Investigation chief to pledge loyalty to him, according to an associat...

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New French prime minister took job because of 'unique' situation

New French prime minister took job because of 'unique' situation

Despite her crushing defeat to Macron, Le Pen is counting on her record high voter count - more than 10.6 million - to propel her party into parliament, as well as bidding to take in "electoral orphan...

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China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum

China releases list of achievements from Belt and Road Forum

Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying responded to Baglay's remarks at a regular briefing on Tuesday: "I do not know what the Indian spokesperson was trying to say". Both China and Italy ...

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More Americans want 'independent' investigation of Trump - Reuters/Ipsos

More Americans want 'independent' investigation of Trump - Reuters/Ipsos

His anger and frustration over his White House communication team's ineptness in conveying the accurate reasons for his erratic firing of FBI Director James Comey led him to the unthinkable notion t...

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Mamata meets Sonia, favours consensus candidate for presidential poll

Mamata meets Sonia, favours consensus candidate for presidential poll

The agenda of their meeting is the upcoming presidential elections. The Trinamul chief's meeting with Mrs Gandhi was one of several that the Congress president has had with other Opposition leaders ...

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Showman Putin steals the show in Beijing with piano performance

May 7, 2017 marks the fifth anniversary of the day when Vladimir Putin became Russian President for the third time. Putin, speaking in Beijing, said nuclear tests of the type that Pyongyang had be...

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Dad tries to fathom why son allegedly decapitated his mother

Customers fled the Estacada Harvest Market Thriftway in Estacada, Oregon on Sunday morning and called police after Webb entered carrying the head, according to local press reports . Roberts says the ...

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Narendra Modi govt's 3 years: Rahul Gandhi questions celebrations

Narendra Modi govt's 3 years: Rahul Gandhi questions celebrations

If a year ago 35% people in 2016 said that unemployment had reduced under the Modi government, "this number was 21%, indicating that an increased percentage of citizens now believe that the government...

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Federal judges ask if revised travel ban discriminates against Muslims

Spicer said Monday the executive order is fully lawful. Second, he notes Trump's campaign statement calling for a complete shutdown of Muslim immigration, which is significant, according to Katyal, ...

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President Trump Delivers Commencement Address at Liberty University

Liberty University gave U.S. President Donald Trump a warm welcome during its commencement ceremony on May 13 despite previous opposition from the students over the school president's support for t...

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Trump defends 'absolute right' to share 'facts' with Russian Federation

Trump defends 'absolute right' to share 'facts' with Russian Federation

McMaster, in a White House briefing, said: "In the context of that discussion, what the president discussed with the foreign minister was wholly appropriate to that conversation and is consistent with...

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Opinion on Trump Stable Despite Turmoil Over Comey Firing, Poll Finds

For their part, White House staff members don't seem very happy, either. "The president is the CEO of the country". Trump is considering 11 people to replace Comey, a White House official said. Ca...

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A38 Aston Expressway Closed As Second World War Bomb Found In Birmingham

A38 Aston Expressway Closed As Second World War Bomb Found In Birmingham

The A38 Aston Expressway has been closed in both directions after the device was discovered in Aston Hall Road. An unexploded Second World War bomb has shut one of Birmingham's busiest roads and h...

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'Pay Trump bribes here' projected on Trump's hotel by Washington artist

'Pay Trump bribes here' projected on Trump's hotel by Washington artist

Included in the projections was the emoluments clause from the Constitution; it says government officials - including the president - can't accept gifts, emoluments, offices or titles from foreign s...

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Trump defends sharing information with Russians

Trump defends sharing information with Russians

The officials said the information Mr Trump relayed during the Oval Office meeting had been provided by a USA partner through an intelligence-sharing arrangement. In his conversations with the Russian...

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One Belt and One Road initiative is good for Africa - Amb. Kayonga

One Belt and One Road initiative is good for Africa - Amb. Kayonga

Germany said its firms were willing to support the Belt and Road initiative, but more transparency was needed. European Commission vice-president Jyrki Katainen said yesterday that European Union me...

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Vladimir Putin Says Intimidation Of North Korea Must End

Vladimir Putin Says Intimidation Of North Korea Must End

The missile, launched at a steep angle, reached an altitude of 2000km and travelled about 700km, landing in the sea west of Japan. Japanese officials said the missile flew for about 30 minutes, ...

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White House not denying Trump gave Russian Federation classified information - not really

White House not denying Trump gave Russian Federation classified information - not really

Congressman John Delaney said the report, if true, is one of the most "shocking and distressing" news stories. Citing unnamed officials, the Monday report said Trump went off script during a meeting...

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Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site in Washington state

Emergency declared at Hanford nuclear site in Washington state

No radiation leak has been detected and no release of contamination has been determined according to a Hanford Site press release release. Officials report that they've just observed a sunken a...

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Hospital Trust 'remains vigilant' after cyber attack

Hospital Trust 'remains vigilant' after cyber attack

Europol Director Rob Wainwright added that the WannaCry attack is "unprecedented in scale" and told British journalist Robert Peston that the attack "sends a very clear message that all sectors are ...

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Britain's Labour Launches 'Radical, Responsible' Election Manifesto

The Conservatives' David Gauke , the chief secretary to the Treasury, said: "It's clear that proposal after proposal in this manifesto will mean more borrowing and debt: from promises on benefits...

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