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North Korea fires ballistic missile

North Korea fires ballistic missile

Its capabilities fall in between those of intercontinental ballistic missiles, whose speed at re-entry is said to reach Mach 24 or faster, and the midrange Musudan missiles, which have a range of 2,...

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Senate intel panel wants Comey to appear

Rep. Adam Kinzinger, R-Ill., a Republican deputy whip, told CNN's "New Day" that it's time for Congress to consider the idea of a special prosecutor or an independent commission. "The comments att...

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Venezuela leader: Officials treated like Jews under Nazis

On Tuesday, the state prosecutor confirmed at least two men were killed in separate demonstrations in the same state: Luis Alviarez, 18, and Diego Hernandez, 33. "In the recent past they had discussio...

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Floods drive nearly 1900 from homes in Canada's Quebec

Goodale said the federal government was expected to announce, through Trudeau, it will contribute $1 million to a Canadian Red Cross fund. "Every dollar you put in this fund will go to the victims o...

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NAFTA demise fears fade as US firms committed to Mexico -lobby

NAFTA demise fears fade as US firms committed to Mexico -lobby

Before officially starting talks with Nafta partners Canada and Mexico, the Trump administration must notify Congress to begin 90 days of domestic consultations. "The United States needs us as buyer...

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More arrests possible for protester attack at Turkish Embassy

At their White House meeting earlier, Trump and Erdogan had nice things to say about each other - even after the US made a decision to arm Kurdish fighters in Syria. "We have some sense as to who the ...

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After bruising month-long campaign, voters decide in British Columbia

After bruising month-long campaign, voters decide in British Columbia

If one party does not emerge with a majority of seats after an election, convention dictates the Lieutenant Governor offer that opportunity first to the person who previously held the job. Several o...

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Why Was James Comey Fired? President Trump Contradicts His Team

The communications staff charged with explaining the decision to the American people had an hour's notice. The White House's explanations continued to crumble throughout the day Thursday. He's viewe...

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Vladimir Putin 'willing to provide transcript' of Donald Trump meeting with Russians

Vladimir Putin 'willing to provide transcript' of Donald Trump meeting with Russians

The White House on Tuesday defended President Donald Trump's disclosure of classified information to senior Russian officials as "wholly appropriate", as officials tried to beat back criticism from fe...

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Trump won't move USA embassy in Israel to Jerusalem

American officials say Trump shared details about an Islamic State terror threat related to the use of laptop computers on aircraft with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador to the U....

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Israel lauds US security ties following Trump disclosures

Israel lauds US security ties following Trump disclosures

A spokesman in Netanyahu's office confirmed the phone call took place yesterday afternoon but did not say who initiated it. "We need to punish the Americans, it's possible, so that we don't put Trum...

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Floods force 1900 people from homes in Quebec

The floodwaters are expected to peak in Montreal later on Monday, the Quebec public safety minister, Martin Coiteux, told reporters. The Quebec government said Canadian Forces personnel had been enl...

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Ryan backs Trump, cautions against 'rush to judgment'

Amash was then asked whether he was more inclined to believe Comey or the President in the ongoing scandal. Stocks fell sharply on Wall Street as investors anxious that the latest turmoil in Washingt...

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Trump willing to resolve with North Korea nuclear crises

Trump willing to resolve with North Korea nuclear crises

North Korea conducted its latest ballistic missile test on Sunday in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, saying it was a test of its capability to carry a 'large-size heavy nuclear warhead'...

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ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

Trent Franks, R-Ariz. In early February, she said, sure, she views Trump as a disaster. "You guys are barking up the wrong tree", Sen. On Tuesday evening, Graham told reporters he had an outst...

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Fate of BC political leaders in voters' hands

There is very little difference between the tallies in three ridings. "And I think that is what they deserve", said Horgan. Premier Christy Clark remains premier, and she'll get the first shot at fo...

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Donald Trump Gives Sean Spicer His Final Kiss On 'SNL'

Sensing that Huckabee Sanders was targeting his job, McCarthy's "Spicey" reappeared mid-press conference to reassume his prop-filled podium and spew rancor at reporters. Melissa McCarthy and Alec Bal...

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Saying he's treated 'unfairly,' Trump gears up to fight

Sources told CNN on Tuesday that Trump, during a February meeting with Comey, asked the FBI director to end the investigation into Michael Flynn, Trump's former national security adviser whose tie...

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Trump faces fallout over Comey appeal, intelligence sharing

Yet US allies and some members of Congress have expressed alarm. He dismissed outrage over Trump's disclosures as United States politicians whipping up "anti-Russian sentiment". According to columnist...

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United Nations court to rule on Kulbhushan facing execution

Justice Abraham said that Pakistan shall take all measures to assure that Jadhav is not executed until the final decision in the case is announced by the ICJ. Many believe that Harish Salve, with his ...

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Marcus: Why didn't Trump want anyone to hear his conversation with Comey?

Jason Chaffetz wrote in a tweet that Comey will be invited to a hearing scheduled for May 24. Seth Meyers offers "a closer look" at this no-good, very-bad Trump scandal week following his dismissa...

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Manning 'looking forward to so much' after release

Manning 'looking forward to so much' after release

Although transgender people still complain of widespread discrimination in education, employment and medical care, awareness of the issue has exploded since Manning went to prison. Manning, a former i...

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Japan monarchy: Princess to lose royal status by marrying commoner

Japan monarchy: Princess to lose royal status by marrying commoner

The Imperial Household confirmed for United States broadcaster CNN that plans were under way for the princess's engagement. According to the Associated Press news agency a public announcement will...

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Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour cannot win election - Kezia Dugdale

Len McCluskey wrong to say Labour cannot win election - Kezia Dugdale

This morning my wife and I received letters from the Tories (Theresa May) urging us to use our postal votes for her. Chancellor of Exchequer, Philip Hammond has today (17/5/17), responded to labour'...

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Iran votes in head-to-head between diplomacy and resistance

Two other candidates, conservative Mostafa Mirsalim, a former culture minister, and centrist Mostafa Hashemitaba, a former head of the Iranian National Olympic Committee, remain in the race, with Hash...

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US extends Iran nuclear sanctions relief

Washington has labeled Iran as a "state sponsor of terrorism" and accuses it of sowing instability in the region through its backing of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's regime, Hezbollah militia in...

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French president to meet EU's Tusk, reveal minister picks

French president to meet EU's Tusk, reveal minister picks

The mix of center-left and center-right ministers underlines Macron's need to transcend the traditional French political divide. Emmanuel Macron has appointed socialist Jean-Yves Le Drian to head ...

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France's Macron, Tusk begin work on European overhaul

France's Macron, Tusk begin work on European overhaul

But in a sign of how little known France's new prime minister is, 57 per cent of those surveyed said they did not know him well enough to say if his appointment was a good or a bad thing, while just u...

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UK April retail sales rise 2.3%

UK April retail sales rise 2.3%

City of London analysts had expected growth of 1 per cent, following March's 1.8 per cent decline. The stronger-than-expected sales pushed the pound above $1.30 for the first time since last Septemb...

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On Moving the US Embassy, Trump Was Right the First Time

Las Vegas billionaire Sheldon Adelson, who gave President Donald Trump's inauguration its single largest donation at $5 million, is furious about comments Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made on ...

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