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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders crackdown on drug traffickers

US Attorney General Jeff Sessions orders crackdown on drug traffickers

A series of studies published by economists at Columbia and the University of MI in 2007 found that the threat of longer prison sentences did not deter crime. But low-level drug offenders should n...

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8-year-old girl among those killed in Manchester arena blast

8-year-old girl among those killed in Manchester arena blast

Prime Minister Theresa May called the incident an "appalling terrorist attack ", and announced an emergency COBRA cabinet committee meeting Tuesday morning. In a statement, he said, "today we mourn ...

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Iran shrugs off Trump threats, missile tests to carry on

His attempt early in his presidency to ban people from seven Muslim-majority nations has been blocked by the courts. Drive them out of your communities. President Trump on Twitter argued that he has...

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Donald Trump's visit to Israel sparks hope of unconventional peace deal

Abbas has also expressed optimism over Trump's push for restarting peace talks: "The US president is interested and enthusiastic and has a vision for a political solution, and we are going along with ...

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First Manchester victim named as Georgina Callander

First Manchester victim named as Georgina Callander

The local ambulance service said 59 people were taken to hospitals. "They're telling us to wait by the phones", she said. Teenage screams filled the arena just after the explosion Monday night, whic...

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We are one people, Theresa May insists in plea to Scottish voters

Theresa May has already rejected a deal to keep Scotland in the single market. The Labour leader has since said he was not in favour of a second independence referendum. "The SNP represents most ...

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Trump dubs those responsible for Manchester attackn as 'evil losers'

Trump dubs those responsible for Manchester attackn as 'evil losers'

Still, White House officials had downplayed the prospects for a breakthrough on this trip, saying it was important to manage their ambitions as they wade into terrain that has tripped up more experi...

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US President Donald Trump tells Middle East to 'drive out' Islamist extremists

Trump and the GCC leaders watched as Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef and US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson exchanged documents. President Donald Trump will address the Arab Islamic America...

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James Comey Will Testify In An Open Session Before The Senate

Another report published by The Washington Post claimed that Trump had revealed highly classified details to Lavrov and the Russian ambassador during the same meeting at the Oval Office. Trump's...

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Blue Flag beaches: 9 of England's cleanest beaches to visit this summer

Blue Flag beaches: 9 of England's cleanest beaches to visit this summer

To achieve Blue Flag status beaches and marinas must comply with a specific set of criteria relating to a number of areas including water quality. More than a third of England's beaches are safe to ...

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Ariana Grande Cancels 35 Shows Of Her International Tour

Ariana Grande Cancels 35 Shows Of Her International Tour

Grande, who had just left the stage, was unhurt. In a post on Twitter , Grande said she was "sorry" and didn't have words. Rachel Ellis‏ tweeted: "If you need a bed, a cup of tea, a charged p...

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Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russia investigation

The outside counsel would be separate from the White House Counsel's Office, which is led by Donald McGahn, who served as the Trump campaign's lawyer. "The fact that the president of Russia, [Vlad...

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Why Trump's visit to Israel, Western Wall is a big deal

Why Trump's visit to Israel, Western Wall is a big deal

Abbas has also expressed optimism over Trump's push for restarting peace talks: "The US president is interested and enthusiastic and has a vision for a political solution, and we are going along wit...

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Manchester bombing victim, 8, was "a beautiful little girl"

Saffie was quiet and unassuming with a creative flair". The first victim to be named following the attack was 18-year-old Georgina Callander , who was pictured with Ariana Grande two years ago. Man...

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Deaths reported after explosion at Ariana Grande concert

Deaths reported after explosion at Ariana Grande concert

Although no one was killed, 212 people were injured in the biggest bomb detonation in Great Britain since World War II. The blast triggered panic and chaos during the concert, a spokesperson of Ari...

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Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

Trump says concerns about Iran driving Israel, Arab states closer

Trump cited what he said was "a really good feeling toward Israel " at the American Arab Islamic Summit in Saudi Arabia over the weekend. He said: "Never before has the first foreign trip of a pr...

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Donald Trump Arrives in Israel, Will Push Peace Process

President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is hopeful the United States can help forge peace between Israel and the Palestinians , adding that he believes such an agreement would "begin a process of pe...

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Hamas says Trump smeared Palestinian 'resistance'

Hamas says Trump smeared Palestinian 'resistance'

For his part, Trump said: "I never mentioned the word or the name " Israel ". The short visit in Bethlehem came a day after Trump met Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , as Palestinians h...

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British prime minister calls Manchester attack among Britain's worst — NewsAlert

British prime minister calls Manchester attack among Britain's worst — NewsAlert

Queen Elizabeth II described bombing as "act of barbarity". British Prime Minister May said it was "appalling, sickening". 59 people injured, some in life-threatening situations. Paula Robinson, 48, f...

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Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers'

Trump says Manchester bombing is the work of 'evil losers'

Trump's comments came before meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem as part of a two-day visit to Israel meant to jump-start the Israeli-Palestinian peace process and unite...

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Here's how the world reacted to Trump's Saudi Arabia visit

United States President Donald Trump held talks yesterday with leaders of the oil-rich Gulf monarchies, a day after Washington told their arch-rival Iran to dismantle its "network of terrorism". In...

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Trump close to picking outside counsel for Russian Federation probe

Members of key congressional committees pledged Sunday to proceed with aggressive investigations into Russia's meddling in the USA election and any ties with the Trump campaign, saying the American ...

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Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed

Explosions strike Syria's Damascus and Homs, 4 killed

Meanwhile, government forces foiled another attack, also claimed by IS, near the Damascus airport when they destroyed a truck bomb, Syria TV reported. Khaled Hilal told state TV that two suicide at...

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Jason Chaffetz Leaving Congress June 30th

Chaffetz representatives on Thursday did not return telephone and email messages seeking comment. "I started poking around to see what I might be worth and what sort of possibilities are there", Chaff...

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Did Melania Just Push Donald's Hand Away On Israel Red Carpet?

Did Melania Just Push Donald's Hand Away On Israel Red Carpet?

Netanyahu said that Israelis applaud Trump for becoming the first sitting US president for visiting the Western wall . They were all saying I did. "You have another story wrong", he said. In anot...

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Sen. Burr says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

Sen. Burr says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

Richard Burr of North Carolina. Former CIA Director John Brennan is to testify in open and closed hearings Tuesday before the House intelligence committee, which is conducting its own investigation. ...

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Shouts of 'Dump Trump' in Tel Aviv and Jerusalem

The White House said the visit was unofficial and private. "The best way we can contribute to the grassroots movement is by getting out the vote", Stone said, affirming that Americans overseas t...

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Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

Pyongyang unveils satellite photos of Thaad in S.Korea

U.S. President Donald Trump called last month for Seoul to shoulder the costs of the system in a move many saw as ham-fisted bluster that could only bruise relations with Moon's administration. "I...

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ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Ariana Grande concert attack in Manchester

ISIS claims responsibility for deadly Ariana Grande concert attack in Manchester

She said security services were working to see if a wider group was involved in the attack, which fell less than three weeks before a national election. British Prime Minister Theresa May has condem...

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Police Scotland's response to Manchester bo

Islamic State's claim of responsibility echoed others the group has made for attacks in the West, on an established communications channel but with vague details that leave room for an opportunistic ...

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