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UK's May promises voters immigration curbs, fairer society

UK's May promises voters immigration curbs, fairer society

In a move that anxious some Tories she tore up David Cameron's 2015 triple "tax lock" pledge not to raise income tax or national insurance. David Cameron's "triple tax lock", has caused trouble fo...

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'ANY TIME, ANY PLACE' | Defiant North Korea vows more missile launches

'ANY TIME, ANY PLACE' | Defiant North Korea vows more missile launches

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-in who took office last week has campaigned on a more moderate approach toward the North but he has said North Korea must change its attitude of insisting on arms ...

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Venezuela opposition leader blocked from traveling to UN

People made off with items including coffee, diapers, and cooking oil in the OPEC nation where a brutal economic crisis has made basic foods and medicine disappear from shelves. With the latest sancti...

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Senate intel chair backtracks on claim Flynn won't honor subpoena

Senate intel chair backtracks on claim Flynn won't honor subpoena

That person spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss confidential details of the committee's investigation. In March, the committee rejected Flynn's request for immunity from prosecution . Yet ...

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Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

Japan's Cabinet OKs bill to let Emperor Akihito abdicate

Revered as a demigod before and during the conflict, Hirohito was reduced to a mere figurehead as part of postwar reforms. And though he has cut back on some of his duties, he still maintains a busy o...

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Warren Would 'Absolutely' Back Impeachment If Trump Really Obstructed Justice

Its section three stipulates that the incumbent can make a written declaration to the president pro tempore of the Senate and the speaker of the House that: "he [sic] is unable to discharge the powe...

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McCain, Feinstein tell Turkey to hold guards accountable after DC brawl

McCain, Feinstein tell Turkey to hold guards accountable after DC brawl

The incident, which took place the same day Erdogan met with President Trump at the White House, is said to have stained the diplomatic visit of the Turkish President who received assurance from Washi...

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Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

President Donald Trump questioned the legitimacy of the investigation into Russian meddling in the U.S. election, a day after his Justice Department appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as spe...

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McMaster Doubles Down On Defending Trump's Conversation With Russians

McMaster Doubles Down On Defending Trump's Conversation With Russians

Dan Shapiro , the former USA ambassador to Israel, now a senior visiting fellow at the Institute for National Security Studies in Tel Aviv, called the president and his team "careless". "The premise o...

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US Extends Obama-era Nuclear Sanctions Relief for Iran

The brinksmanship and its capacity to destabilize the sanctions waiver, depending upon the relationship between Trump and his Iranian counterpart after the elections, has oil traders on the edge of th...

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Saudi to sign trade, political deals with US

President Trump and Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos shake hands at the White House. While the choice of the first country to be visited by Trump as America's 45th president has been widely di...

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Iranian Hardliners Finally Join Social Media Ahead Of Elections

Iranian Hardliners Finally Join Social Media Ahead Of Elections

Ghalibaf and Raisi clashed with Rouhani during last Friday's nationally televised debate. Meanwhile, Tehran mayor Mohammad Ghalibaf dropped out to back conservative rival Ebrahim Raisi, a close ...

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Richard Rojas named as Times Square crash driver suspect

He allegedly punched a police officer as they took him into custody, sources said . There is no indication it was an act of terrorism, New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and other city leaders said. J...

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U.S. strikes Syria militia threatening U.S.-backed forces

The statement also for the first time publicly confirmed the presence of United States forces in Tanf, saying that the "agreed upon de-confliction zone agreement remains in effect". A Western in...

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Comments by Trump & Rosenstein Further Confuse Decision to Fire Comey

That question, which has been under investigation by the FBI, is now in the hands of someone who is widely considered to be among the top law enforcement agents in the nation. Comey and reports that...

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French president talks to Putin, faces media troubles

French president talks to Putin, faces media troubles

Macron's victory is widely seen as a bright light for Europe amid the many negative issues the bloc must tackle. Such signs have given new wind to pro-EU liberals like those forming Pulse of Europ...

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Tad Cummins indicted by federal grand jury on 2 counts

Tad Cummins indicted by federal grand jury on 2 counts

The former health sciences teacher was arrested on April 20, in Siskiyou County, California, after being on the run with his former student for 38 days. Since his arrest, investigators have revealed t...

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Trump welcomes Colombia's president to the White House

Trump then punts to all the things he says are going well with jobs, manufacturing and in the fight against ISIS. "They work. Believe me". "I think we have a very divided country because of that", Tru...

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Mishra begins fast, seeks AAP leaders' foreign trip details

Kapil Mishra was suspended by AAP on Monday evening. Led by Mr Kejriwal, a former tax inspector who reinvented himself as a corruption buster, the party won 67 of the 70 Delhi assembly seats in 2...

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Judges focus on discrimination, Trump's powers in travel ban case

But the bans are temporary, aimed only at allowing US immigration agencies an opportunity to catch up with border issues to better watch who's coming in, and whether they mean to come to do harm to Am...

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Greece voted reforms, it's time for debt relief: Greek PM

Greece voted reforms, it's time for debt relief: Greek PM

An anti-austerity rally in Greece's capital turned violent Wednesday as a general strike halted flights, ferries and public transportation, and thousands joined protest marches across the country. Gre...

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Syria denies US allegations of 'depraved' mass executions at prison

Syria denies US allegations of 'depraved' mass executions at prison

The 4 p.m. vote is set to arrive two days after the State Department accused the Syrian government of using a crematorium to dispose of human remains from mass executions at a military prison nort...

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Flynn not cooperating in Russian probe: GOP Senator

Burr told reporters Thursday that Flynn's lawyer said Flynn would not comply with the subpoena, which the panel later corrected. Flynn was ousted earlier this year from his senior administration job...

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Roger Ailes, Former Chairman and CEO of Fox News, Dead at 77

Ailes long commanded one of the pillars of Murdoch's media empire, and a unit of the Murdoch-led conglomerate 21st Century Fox. Former Chairman and CEO of the Fox News Network Roger Ailes particip...

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Trump extols 'religious freedom' order at Liberty University

The venue was an especially safe one for the president, as white evangelicals offered Trump resounding support on Election Day and still view his presidency favorably. Trump also let students know tha...

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Trump to meet four candidates for FBI director -Spicer

However, a DOJ spokeswoman said Wednesday that Mr. Sessions had spoken with all four of the candidates mentioned by the White House. The position was left vacant after Trump fired James Comey. He ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee asks Federal Bureau of Investigation for any Comey memos

Comey and reports that President Trump asked Comey to end a criminal investigation. On Tuesday, The New York Times newspaper reported that Trump, during a meeting with Comey at the White House i...

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Car Slams Into Pedestrians In New York's Times Square, Killing 1

There was "no indication" it was an act of terrorism, Mayor Bill de Blasio told a news conference at the scene. O'Neill identified the suspect as 26-year-old Richard Rojas , describing him as a U...

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Kezia Dugdale denies renegade councillors are undermining her leadership

He said the nine suspended councillors in Aberdeen "broke those rules". Kezia Dugdale has called on SNP politicians to "shun" a pro-independence blogger who has sent her a £10,000 claim for damages....

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Trump may hire an outside lawyer as probes engulf White House

Republicans have largely stood behind Trump in the first months of his presidency as the FBI and congressional investigations into Russia's election meddling intensified. "I applaud Deputy Attorney ...

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