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South Korea has fired into North Korea

The meeting was called at the request of the United States, Japan and South Korea. Washington has been trying to persuade China to agree to new sanctions on North Korea, which has conducted dozens of...

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Google adds family sharing to YouTube and other apps

Google adds family sharing to YouTube and other apps

For instance, at the tail-end of 2015 we saw Google roll out Google Play Music family plans . Oh, and switching is only allowed once every 12 months, so make sure your family group is actually your f...

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New Orleans' Confederate monuments removed

Robert E. Lee that has towered over New Orleans' busy Lee Circle for 133 years was taken down amid cheers Friday. Since May 11 , crews have removed monuments to Jefferson Davis , president of t...

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China imposes safeguard measures against imported sugar

China imposes safeguard measures against imported sugar

The move, by the world's largest sugar importer, marks the end of a year of lobbying by Chinese domestic mills, who have long cried foul over their continued struggle for market share, blaming foreign...

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Trump travels to Bethlehem to meet Palestinian leader

During their White House talks, Trump praised Abbas , and said he looked forward to working with him to pursue peace between Israel and the Palestinians. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu h...

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North Korea says missile test confirms warhead guidance

It called the missile, capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there, an "answer" to U.S. President Donald Trump's policies. The rocket was sacked from an area near the North Korean ...

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Eight-year-old among those missing after Manchester terrorist attack

Her manager, Scooter Braun, also issued a statement. "With every tragedy there is a new scenario". Olivia and friend, Adam were bought the tickets by Adam's parents for his birthday and the pair h...

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Liberals take 3-vote lead in Courtenay-Comox, but counting not over

Liberals take 3-vote lead in Courtenay-Comox, but counting not over

Liberals will lead the province with a 44-seat majority government. But only 137 of 2,077 absentee ballots have been counted and entered into Elections BC's online system. thermal coal exports mov...

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I never mentioned Israel to Russian Officials in Oval Office Meeting

I never mentioned Israel to Russian Officials in Oval Office Meeting

Heartened by Trump's election, Israel unveiled plans in April to build 25,000 settler units in Jerusalem al-Quds. "Never mentioned it during our conversation", Trump said to reporters before his p...

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Rouhani Wins Iran's Presidential Election with 57 Percent of Votes

Rouhani remains, in India's view, the best bet for Iran to avoid a confrontation with the United States that could pull down New Delhi-Tehran ties. The Iranian Interior Ministry said Rouhani won 56....

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Peace Officers Memorial Day

This memorial is held every year regardless of whether a local law enforcement officer died or not. Police officers and members of the public gathered Monday afternoon on the lawn of the McCracken C...

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Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival

Palestinians hold general strike ahead of Trump's arrival

Speaking to Al Jazeera by telephone, Israeli police spokesperson Micky Rosenfeld confirmed the incident saying that the teen, whose name he did not confirm, was "neutralised". "Every day, there are vi...

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British PM May's election lead halves after 'dementia tax': surveys

British PM May's election lead halves after 'dementia tax': surveys

I am determined that we ensure that Theresa May drops the so-called "dementia tax" and implement a cap on the cost of care. It links to a page on the Conservative website giving details of the p...

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Congo Faces New Ebola Outbreak

Health officials are attempting to find 125 people who they believe to be connected to the identified cases in the northeastern part of Congo, WHO's Congo spokesman Eugene Kabambi told Reuters . Méde...

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South Korea, Japan seek to lower tensions over `comfort women`

South Korea, Japan seek to lower tensions over `comfort women`

A senior foreign policy adviser to Chinese President Xi stressed the impo. China's foreign minister urged South Korea's new government on Thursday to remove "obstacles" to good relations amid Chin...

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General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn says 'I'm not a pacifist'

General election 2017: Jeremy Corbyn says 'I'm not a pacifist'

Mr Corbyn said that while a Labour government would want a "strong and friendly" relationship with the U.S., it would "not be afraid to speak our mind" to Washington. "Jeremy Corbyn is simply too weak...

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Trump accuses Iran of fuelling 'fires of sectarian conflict'

Under the deal, Riyadh will receive $110 billion in arms effective immediately, plus at least another $350 billion over the next 10 years, which Steinitz called "a matter that really should trouble ...

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At least 19 dead after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

At least 19 dead after explosion at Ariana Grande concert in England

The police declined to comment on media reports that they have arrested a man there. Parents, who were waiting outside to pick up their children at the end of the show, waded into the fleeing crowds d...

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US Bombs Syrian, Iranian-Backed Forces For First Time, Leaving Eight Dead

US Bombs Syrian, Iranian-Backed Forces For First Time, Leaving Eight Dead

A US defence official said the convoy had not responded to numerous warnings that it was "getting too close to coalition forces". Prior to launching the strike, the coalition said in a statement i...

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Comey believes Trump tried to influence handling of investigation, report claims

Comey believes Trump tried to influence handling of investigation, report claims

Meanwhile, Comey is set to give evidence regarding Russian meddling in the USA election in an open hearing of the Senate intelligence committee after US Memorial Day on 29 May. Trump has denied the...

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Kim Jong Un after missile test

Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system. John Schilling, a missile expert contributing to Washington's 38 North think tank, estimated it would take until at least 2020 for...

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Korea says new missile ready for mass production

Security Council sanctions and resolutions. He told reporters on Monday that France hopes the council will move ahead on a strong resolution that demands better implementation of existing sanctions...

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ICJ stays Pak death sentence to Jadhav

The last time India and Pakistan took a dispute to the court was in 1999 when Islamabad protested against the downing of a Pakistani navy plane that killed 16 people. The Finance Minister, who is ...

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OPEC output cut to shift buyers to new suppliers - Indian oil minister

Former Indian Oil Ministers, specifically Mani Shankar Aiyar, in the past had vociferously raised this issue of premium charging with OPEC members from Asian countries but the oil cartel has declined ...

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Islamic State claims concert bombing; children among 22 dead

The paper wrote: "The people of Manchester are in shock after a devastating terrorist attack which targeted young music fans at the Arena... I've called all the places, the hotels where people said ...

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Unbowed Le Pen looks ahead to parliamentary elections

Unbowed Le Pen looks ahead to parliamentary elections

As part of his effort to convince voters that both he and his movement marked a break with the status quo, Macron previously promised that half of its candidates will be new to elected politics. Aroun...

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Meghan Markle attends Pippa Middleton's wedding reception as Prince Harry's date

Meghan Markle attends Pippa Middleton's wedding reception as Prince Harry's date

Prince William and Prince Harry , decked out in formal morning suits , seemed relaxed as they strolled into the church and were greeted by the groom's well-known brother, Spencer Matthews , a star...

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We will abide by ICJ ruling, says Pak envoy in Delhi

He further said that India can also give refuge to Baloch people, who are facing atrocities at the hands of the Pakistan Government. "The Kashmir issue must be dealt with the assistance of respe...

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Islamic State claims responsibility for Manchester bombing

Islamic State claims responsibility for Manchester bombing

According to NBC News , US officials say that United Kingdom authorities believe the incident was carried out by a suicide bomber and it is being treated as a terrorist attack. In what appeared to be...

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Security Council May Meet at Request of Tokyo, Washington

Security Council May Meet at Request of Tokyo, Washington

On Monday, Pyongyang made the extraordinary claim that its latest test proved the country had a rocket capable of carrying a large nuclear warhead and that the USA mainland and its military base on th...

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