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France's Macron hosts Italy's Gentiloni ahead of G7 meeting

He said it was vital to step up the military effort because of signs that Islamist militants were re-organizing and regrouping. Gao is home of the permanent French military base in Mali, with 1,600 tr...

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Flynn not complying with Senate Intel Committee's subpoena

Flynn not complying with Senate Intel Committee's subpoena

Earlier, Burr had said Flynn's lawyers say Flynn would not honor that subpoena. Mark Warner (D-Va.), the committee's vice chairman, said he believes Burr's comments that Flynn has more time to compl...

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Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russia probe

Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russia probe

What do those memos say? The White House did not immediately respond to TPM's request for comment, but told the Washington Post that it "does not confirm or deny unsubstantiated claims based on il...

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Former FBI chief Comey postpones testimony before House committee

Former FBI chief Comey postpones testimony before House committee

Chaffetz previously asked the Federal Bureau of Investigation for all documents related to meetings between Comey and Trump after the 45th president fired the former Federal Bureau of Investigation di...

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Bomb disposal units seen outside Grande venue

Bomb disposal units seen outside Grande venue

Police said: "Emergency services are now responding to reports of an explosion at Manchester Arena". British police said the incident, in which at least 50 people were injured, was being treated a...

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UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

The latest test marked North Korea's second missile launch since South Korean President Moon Jae-in took office May 10. Some experts, including officials in Tokyo, estimate that Sunday's launch succes...

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Trump Confirms His Intel Blabbing Originated With Israel

Trump Confirms His Intel Blabbing Originated With Israel

The president said he's amazed by the monuments and holy sites he visited Monday, and by the generosity of the Israeli people. Mr Trump will have visited significant centres of Islam, Judaism and Ch...

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The ladies of 'The View' react to Melania's apparent hand slap

The ladies of 'The View' react to Melania's apparent hand slap

Most days, I don't particularly feel bad for Melania Trump . US President Donald Trump and First lady Melania Trump arrived in Israel for the second leg of their foreign tour. It was not the fi...

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SNP to insist on Scotland's right to chose Brexit or independence

SNP to insist on Scotland's right to chose Brexit or independence

The Scottish Tory leader said Ms Sturgeon duped voters into backing the SNP by assuring them there would not be another independence referendum without a surge in support. Ms Sturgeon told her "My sis...

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Roger Ailes, one of a kind

Roger Ailes, one of a kind

Truth and fiction mixed at random in the service of higher ratings ", Lewinsky wrote . She wrote , "On Fox, it seemed, no rumor was too unsubstantiated, no innuendo too vile and no accusation too abh...

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Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Iran

As such, the Iranian population always surprises world public opinion by the level of its complexity and pragmatism. The US had done well to reauthorize waivers from nuclear related sanctions before t...

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North Korea says ready to deploy, mass-produce new missile

Also, last week Russian President Vladimir Putin said while he opposes the North's nuclear program, "intimidating ( North Korea ) is unacceptable". "This is the DPRK's answer to the Trump administra...

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Senate confirms Iowa Governor Branstad as ambassador to China

Senate confirms Iowa Governor Branstad as ambassador to China

Branstad said he and his wife, Chris, will maintain their home on Lake Panorama and are in the process of sorting and packing things as they prepare to vacate the governor's Terrace Hill mansion. As l...

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Top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

Top court tightens patent suit rules in blow to 'patent trolls'

It restores and upholds patent venue protections which US businesses had enjoyed for almost a century between 1897 and 1990. The Supreme Court is making it easier for companies to defend themselves ...

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Merkel delighted with pro-EU Macron in the Elysée

The man who will formally become France's youngest president on Sunday has never held elected office. Greece prime minister Alexis Tspiras said Macron's victory was "an inspiration for France and fo...

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UN Security Council condemns N. Korea's missile test

UN Security Council condemns N. Korea's missile test

North Korea's latest missile test came just days after South Korean President Moon Jae In, who has called for closer engagement with the North, was inaugurated in Seoul. Pyongyang has carried out do...

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Former intelligence officer who gave U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks leaves prison

Former intelligence officer who gave U.S. secrets to WikiLeaks leaves prison

Manning said in a statement Wednesday that "whatever is ahead ... is far more important than the past", and that she's "figuring things out right now". One day after sentencing, she came out as a tra...

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Macron Calls for EU Reforms, Vows to Work Closely with Germany

Macron Calls for EU Reforms, Vows to Work Closely with Germany

Merkel said that, from Germany's viewpoint, treaty change would be possible, adding: "I would be ready to do this, but first we will work on what we want to reform". After beating off completion from ...

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Mt. Everest claims four victims over the weekend

Another from Slovakia, also 50, died Sunday afternoon in the area known as the Death Zone due to conditions that can lead to altitude sickness. Other details were not available. It is feared that th...

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New era in BC politics

Premier Christy Clark fell one seat short of securing a second majority government on Tuesday, with the Liberals winning 43 seats to the NDP's 41 and leaving the potential balance of power to Weaver...

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Macron 'carries hopes' of millions of Europeans: Merkel

Macron 'carries hopes' of millions of Europeans: Merkel

Valls, a man deeply associated with the unpopular President François Hollande, supported Macron rather than the Socialist Party candidate during the presidential election. She said she would seek t...

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Macron moves to bridge right-left divide in new Cabinet

Macron moves to bridge right-left divide in new Cabinet

New Sports Minister Laura Flessel arrives for the first weekly cabinet meeting under new French President Emmanuel Macron, Thursday, May 18, 2017 at the Elysee Palace in Paris . Viard pointed out tha...

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Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

Over half-a-million Jews live in about 140 settlements built since Israel's 1967 occupation of the West Bank and East Jerusalem , land the Palestinians claim for a future state. "But we need two wi...

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Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory

Major gains for Tories in council elections but SNP hails 'emphatic' victory

The Conservatives have comfortably left Labour and the SNP trailing in their wake as the main political party in East Renfrewshire following last week's elections. He said: "Congratulations to all of ...

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Labour manifesto includes fees ban, rent controls and minimum tenancies

In comments that will incense and dismay many Labour MPs, Unite leader Len McCluskey spoke out just hours after the launch of the party's election manifesto. A number of former Labour MPs standing for...

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Man subdued after trying to breach cockpit on American flight, source says

The Albuquerque, New Mexico, couple assumed it was from the previous flight. Although police are still trying to determine a motive for the cause, the man reportedly headed into the first class cabi...

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Turkey demands US fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Shortly before Erdogan was due to arrive at the Turkish ambassador's residence, members of his notorious security detail pushed past United States police and assaulted the protest group. Roughly two d...

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After Decisive Reelection, Rouhani Pushes More Diplomacy With the West

Green was the colour of the campaign of the reformist Mousavi - green was the colour of resistance when the Interior Ministry called the election in Ahmadinejad's favour, giving him more than 60% of t...

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Backed forces prepare for final push on IS-held Raqa

His prime minister, Binali Yildirim, said that Washington's stance "will surely have consequences and will yield a negative result for the U.S.as well". Although the Turks tried to keep calm and wait ...

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Trump Brags to Russians About Firing 'Nut Job' Comey

He was insane, a real nut job", Trump reportedly said, according to the document. "I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation". Reuters was not immediately able to verify the accuracy of th...

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