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This Basquiat Painting Just Set a New Art Auction Record

Basquiat was 21 years old and still a relative unknown when he painted "Untitled ", which sold at Sotheby's in NY. The Basquiat was part of a Sotheby's Contemporary Art Evening Auction of Ameri...

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Trump basks in lavish Saudi welcome, escaping troubles in Washington

The deal includes tanks, combat ships, missile defense systems, radar and communications, and cybersecurity technology. President Barack Obama and the first lady visited Saudi Arabia in 2015 to pay ...

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Trump Told Russians "Nut Job" Comey Was Fired to Ease Pressure

You might have thought it was a worse idea to exclude American press, or to omit from the official White House account that Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, who's at the center of the investigatio...

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The UK national newspapers with most negativity towards Labour

The UK national newspapers with most negativity towards Labour

Of the 500 participants who voted Labour in the 2015 general election, 39 per cent were against it, and 36 per cent either didn't know, preferred not to say or supported another option. "The whole dis...

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North Korea: No joint talks until USA rolls back 'hostile policy'

North Korea: No joint talks until USA rolls back 'hostile policy'

North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the US mainland within ...

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North Korea says USA has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea says USA has to roll back 'hostile policy' before talks

North Korea launched Sunday what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, saying it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at bringing the U.S. They said the ...

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Callers threaten Texas lawmaker who seeks Trump impeachment

A president can not be charged with crimes before he or she is impeached. "All I can do is judge the situation as it is", he said. Impeachment is a two-step process. "I said to myself ... this Rus...

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Senators Urge Turkish President To Hold His Bodyguards Accountable For DC Violence

The U.S. State Department said the episode was "deeply disturbing" and promised that an investigation would hold those responsible to account. USA officials have criticized the Turkish government ov...

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Rosenstein Defends Memo Condemning Comey Before Trump Fired Him

The report also comes on the heels of a week of whirlwind developments for the White House, including reports that Mr. Trump divulged sensitive information to Russian officials and asked then-FBI Di...

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Trump, GOP control Federal Bureau of Investigation chief pick despite Democrats' calls

Trump's tweet on the China deal followed the administration's Thursday-evening announcement saying it had agreed with Beijing on improving the China-market access of US beef producers, electronic-pay...

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NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure

NKorea vows to strengthen nukes as US increases pressure

Tensions heightened on the divided peninsula as North Korea on Sunday fired a new intermediate-range ballistic missile which it claims can carry a heavy nuclear warhead. Leader Kim Jong-Un overs...

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Cyber ransomware attack continues to spread; 2 lakh hit across 150 countries

Cyber ransomware attack continues to spread; 2 lakh hit across 150 countries

Beware of unknown emails, especially if there are attachments or links. Experts say the spread of the virus had been stymied by a security researcher in the United Kingdom hackers have issued new ...

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King Salman welcomes Trump as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

King Salman welcomes Trump as he arrives in Saudi Arabia

An anonymous official said it is also meant to "reset" Trump's image in relation to Muslims after a campaign in which he called for a temporary travel ban on immigration from six predominately Muslim ...

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Former US, Arizona leaders support Mueller selection to lead Russian Federation election probe

Former US, Arizona leaders support Mueller selection to lead Russian Federation election probe

During a dinner where Trump had allegedly asked Comey for his pledge of loyalty, Trump expressed his grievances with the investigation into Mike Flynn, his former national security adviser, and asked ...

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Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in swap deal

Chibok girls released by Boko Haram in swap deal

The vice president will be in charge. Adesina said they had now been "handed over to those who will supervise their rehabilitation". The Chibok girls have become a symbol of the Nigerian conflict....

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Trexit? Online bettors play early end to Trump presidency

He said he hopes Comey will "in all dispatch" speak to congressional committees investigation Russian meddling in the election. "Political punters are wondering how many more scandals can Trump over...

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S Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

S Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

But the United States will not have any dialogue with the North for the sake of dialogue and the use of pressure was the premise in the approach to Pyongyang, Hong quoted Trump as saying, according ...

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Jeremy Corbyn accuses Conservatives of creating a 'war between generations'

One of the world's best-loved film stars has endorsed the Labour leader in the United Kingdom general election. "The Tories are now trying to pitch the young against the old". We love you", wrote ...

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Chaffetz's resignation is the latest twist in GOP oversight of Trump

During his tenure, the media-savvy congressman launched high-profile and frequently controversial investigations into the Obama administration and other Democratic targets, notably Hillary Clinton's u...

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Russia Responds to Trump Impeachment Question in the Most Russian Way Possible

Burr, R-N.C., the chairman of the committee. Sen. Trump cited Comey's "poor, poor performance" from when he testified in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee. Afterward, Republican Senator Lindse...

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Re-elected Rouhani vows Iran's more interaction with world and

Re-elected Rouhani vows Iran's more interaction with world and "no" to extremism

As Iran's nuclear negotiator in 2003-05, Rouhani earned the nickname " the diplomatic sheikh " from his European interlocutors, but that was also the start of criticism from hardliners at home who acc...

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Microsoft says WannaCry ransomware must be a wake-up call for governments

Smith has slammed the NSA for playing a part of the cyber crime. On Monday, senior administration officials defended the government's handling of software flaws, without confirming the NSA link to W...

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First ferry service links Russia's Vladivostok and North Korea

First ferry service links Russia's Vladivostok and North Korea

Before the trial run this week, the North Korean ferry was in a rusted state and docked at Rajin port. Mikhail Khmel, deputy director of InvestStroiTrest, the joint operator of the Man Gyong Bong...

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Trump in Saudi Arabia: US President makes First Foreign Trip

Trump rewarded his hosts with a $110 billion arms package aimed at bolstering Saudi security and a slew of business agreements. "Hundreds of billions of dollars of investments into the United States a...

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Trump signs $380 billion military deals with Saudi Arabia

In a sweetener for Saudi Arabia, US officials said the Trump administration planned to announce $110 billion in advanced military equipment sales and training to the kingdom. In another development, t...

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Macron visits French troops in Mali's deeply-troubled north

Macron visits French troops in Mali's deeply-troubled north

New French President Emmanuel Macron will hold talks with Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni in Paris during a working dinner tomorrow night, the French presidency said in a statement today. "Fran...

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Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee in open hearing

In a statement in response, White House press secretary Sean Spicer did not deny the report , but said Mr Comey had created "unnecessary pressure" on the US' ability to conduct diplomacy with Russ...

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Europeans snub trade text at China's Silk Road summit

Europeans snub trade text at China's Silk Road summit

Yu Jianhua, vice minister of commerce, met with the heads of worldwide organizations, including the United Nations Development Program (UNDP), United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and United Nation...

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Sharp Drop in Israeli Trust of Trump

An impulsive President, liable to make spontaneous statements, has only heightened the sense of anxiety. "Something will go wrong". "The International Christian Embassy Jerusalem delivered a strateg...

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USA decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

A little more than a year ago in the same city, journalists accused members of Erdogan's security detail of man-handling them and cursing them at a speech the Turkish president gave at the Brookings I...

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