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Hunter Dies After Shot Elephant Falls On Him

Hunter Dies After Shot Elephant Falls On Him

Theunis Botha, 51, was a well known hunter from Johannesberg in South Africa. Botha fired on them, but then a fourth elephant approached from the side and was shot and killed by another member of the ...

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Iran presidential elections: Tehran mayor drops out to back hardliner

Khatami was Iran's fifth president, serving between 1997 and 2005, bringing a brief boost for reformists who wanted the republic to ease its conservative social rules and strict authoritarian system o...

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Nine pips Seven with top-rating Cassie Sainsbury report

Nine pips Seven with top-rating Cassie Sainsbury report

Mr Herran said the itinerary was changed at the last minute before Sainsbury met a mystery man, who showed her pictures of her family and fiance and made threats in Colombia . "I've believed from the...

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Trump told not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital ahead of visit

Trump told not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital ahead of visit

It maintained that while "the comment that the Western Wall is part of the West Bank was received with astonishment", the Israeli government "is certain that the comment contradicts President Trump's ...

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Duterte says China's Xi threatened war if Philippines drills for oil

In this photo, Carpio and Del Rosario unveil the "Mother of All Philippine Maps" during the launch of Carpio's e-book on May 4, 2017. China claims most of the energy-rich South China Sea , thro...

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Human rights concerns prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

Human rights concerns prove no obstacle in Trump-Saudi ties

But "the nations of the Middle East can not wait for American power to crush this enemy for them", Trump warned, appealing to Muslim nations to ensure that "terrorists find no sanctuary on their soil"...

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Comey agrees to testify in front of Senate committee

White House hopes that Mr Trump could leave scandalous allegations at home were crushed in a one-two punch of revelations that landed shortly after his departure. Graham said he was "surprised" Comey ...

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France will continue working alongside Africans - Macron

Macron said he has "no doubt" the cooperation will continue, adding that he will discuss defense and security issues with President Donald Trump during a working lunch at a North Atlantic Treaty Organ...

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Indian national arrested in Pakistan for not carrying visa

Pakistan has repeatedly claimed that the Jadhav case concerns its national security and ICJ can not hear the case under the Vienna Convention. Jadhav, 46, was sentenced to death by a Pakistani milit...

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The Pentagon made a loud statement about the strikes on Assad troops

Air Force targeted a convoy of vehicles belonging to Syrian President Bashar al-Assad after they came within 18 miles of a secure U.S. base at al-Tanf, a training center for Syrian rebels. The UN secr...

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Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

Comey to testify before Senate intelligence committee

The document, which was read to the NYT by sources in the White House, is the latest evidence that Mr Trump fired Mr Comey at least in part because of an ongoing investigation into possible collusion ...

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Short-handed Spurs humble Houston to advance

Short-handed Spurs humble Houston to advance

Wright. The San Antonio Spurs will now square off against the Golden State Warriors in the Western Conference finals . San Antonio won the best-of-seven series 4-2. Game 1 of the conference fi...

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Federal Budget 2017: Drug testing of dole recipients defended by Malcolm Turnbull

Morrison outlined plans to deliver A$75 billion in infrastructure funding and financing over the next years as the base of Australia's next growth wave. The federal government is now on a collision c...

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Julian Assange's Swedish Rape Charges Have Been Dropped

Julian Assange's Swedish Rape Charges Have Been Dropped

She said the case could be reopened if Assange returns to Sweden before the statute of limitations expires in 2020. Assange, 45, took refuge in the embassy in June 2012 to avoid extradition to...

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Protesters Beaten in 'Brutal Attack' During Turkish President's United States Visit

The State Department also says that it summoned Turkish Ambassador Serdar Kilic to discuss the altercation. Members of the Turkish President's security detail broke through police lines during a...

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Comey to testify before Senate as Russian Federation flames get closer to Trump

Comey to testify before Senate as Russian Federation flames get closer to Trump

He will testify in an open session of the Senate Intelligence Committee at some point after the Memorial Day holiday, May 29, though a date has not yet been set. Richard Burr of North Carolina said in...

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Comey Likely to Testify Trump Tried to Influence Him on Russia Probe

Comey Likely to Testify Trump Tried to Influence Him on Russia Probe

In the Oval Office weeks later, Comey told associates, the president asked him to shut down an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn. This is an uncharacteristically bold...

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More Chibok schoolgirls to regain freedom soon: Nigerian minister

More Chibok schoolgirls to regain freedom soon: Nigerian minister

But the president then announced he was leaving Sunday night for more medical checkups in London, renewing fears about the 74-year-old's health after he spent a month and a half on medical leave earli...

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North Korea's United Nations envoy slams 'hostile' U.S. policy

North Korea's United Nations envoy slams 'hostile' U.S. policy

North Korea has repeated test launches to obtain the technology needed for reentry into the atmosphere, which is said to be technically very hard. Last Sunday, the North tested-fired an intermediat...

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Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry

Comey to testify on role in FBI's Russian Federation inquiry

He hopes Mr Comey's testimony will answer some of the questions that have arisen since the Federal Bureau of Investigation director was suddenly dismissed last week by Donald Trump. "I faced great pre...

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Tillerson says U.S. pressure on North Korea in 'early stages'

The missile, described by Washington as a medium-range one, was sacked from Pukchang in South Pyongan province and travelled about 500 kilometres (311 miles), according to the South's armed forces. Th...

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US first lady ignores Trump criticism and shuns headscarf

Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud decorated Trump with the gold King Abdulaziz medal during a meeting at the royal court in the Saudi capital. Saudi Foreign Ministe...

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North Korea continues to threaten United States, its allies: White House

North Korea continues to threaten United States, its allies: White House

North Korea on Sunday launched 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 United States ma...

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One of Kidnapped Chibok Girls 'Refused to Leave Boko Haram Husband'

The Chibok Girls in footage released by Boko Haram . The handover took place early Sunday, May 7, ending negotiations of several months in which the government of Switzerland and the International ...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile: Seoul

A White House official said the projectile in the latest test was a medium-range ballistic missile, a system that North Korea tested in February. Pyongyang has long had missiles that can reach targe...

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Trump's wife keeps her head bare during Saudi Arabia visit

Trump's wife keeps her head bare during Saudi Arabia visit

On his first trip overseas as president, Donald Trump received the warmest of welcomes. Trump arrived in Riyadh besieged by the fallout from his firing of FBI Director James Comey and more revelatio...

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Melania Trump arrives in Saudi Arabia without headscarf

Saudi Arabia offered Trump an elaborate welcome ahead of his two-day stay. U.S. President Donald Trump, left, talks with Saudi King Salman after a welcome ceremony at the Royal Terminal of King Khal...

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Russians Reportedly Bragged They Could Use Michael Flynn to Influence Trump

Russians Reportedly Bragged They Could Use Michael Flynn to Influence Trump

President Trump reportedly told Flynn to "stay strong". The Justice Department on Wednesday appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to lead the investigation into allegatio...

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Senate Democrats to Ask Rosenstein to Explain Comey Firing

Senate Democrats to Ask Rosenstein to Explain Comey Firing

Sen. Richard Burr, R-N.C., was also pleased with Mueller's appointment. Most Republicans did not join their Democratic colleagues in calling for a special prosecutor, preferring to keep their faith ...

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Iran calls new USA sanctions bluff

The Treasury on Wednesday also announced new USA sanctions against seven people linked to Iran's ballistic missile program, including two senior defense officials and a China-based network that suppor...

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