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Soundgarden frontman's death leads to Pointfest cancellation

Detroit Police spokesman Michael Woody told the Associate Press Cornell's wife called a family friend and asked him to check on Cornell following the show Wednesday. The Seattle-born Cornell co-founde...

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Pres. Trump 'asked' intelligence officials to deny existence of Russian Probe

Pres. Trump 'asked' intelligence officials to deny existence of Russian Probe

National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers was asked by President Donald Trump to publicly push back against the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 electio...

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French Elect Youngest President Ever; DC Is Silent

French Elect Youngest President Ever; DC Is Silent

In contrast, Mr Macron , has campaigned for greater European integration. The new president has said he wants to break with the traditional left-right political axis in France and Valls is inex...

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Donald Trump: Firing 'nut job' Comey eased 'pressure'

I faced great pressure because of Russian Federation. President Trump and Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov in the Oval Office on May 10. This means he has wide latitude to investigate anyt...

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New South Korean president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

New South Korean president vows to address North Korea, broader tensions 'urgently'

South Korea's relations with Japan are strained by the Japanese military's sexual exploitation of South Korean women during World War II, and relations with China have been irritated over the deploym...

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Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details

Trump promotes his goal of Middle East peace, offers no details

Trying to move beyond pain and disagreements at home , US President Donald Trump told Israelis and Palestinians to move beyond the "pain and disagreements of the past". Relying on one of his pref...

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Democrats To Committee Chair: We Need Answers About Michael Flynn

Democrats are expressing alarm at a report alleging that President Donald Trump asked two top intelligence officials to publicly deny collusion between the Russians and the Trump campaign in the 2...

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N. Korea Unveils 'Satellite Photos' of THAAD in S

N. Korea Unveils 'Satellite Photos' of THAAD in S

The conversations were dominated by how to respond to North Korea's rapidly developing nuclear and ballistic missile programs, which are in violation of U.N. Moon said he will send a special envoy to ...

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UAE, Saudi Arabia Pledge $100 Million to Fund Pitched by Ivanka

Its objectives include identifying, tracking and sharing information about terrorist financing networks, according to a statement from the US Treasury Department. In his first keynote speech overseas,...

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Guardiola's family unharmed in Manchester bombing

Guardiola's family unharmed in Manchester bombing

At the end of the concert, concertgoers and Manchester residents heard a loud explosion and people rushed out of the stadium in a panic. The victims are being treated at eight hospitals across Gre...

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DRC confirms 2 new cases of Ebola

According to Reuters , the WHO's DRC spokesman Eugene Kabamba said that Likati "is in a very remote zone, very forested, so we are a little lucky". There are 300,000 doses of the vaccine "Gavi" av...

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South Korea's new president may go to Pyongyang

South Korea's new president may go to Pyongyang

Moon Jae-in, the newly elected leader of South Korea, moved swiftly to mend ties with China on Thursday, announcing plans to dispatch a delegation to Beijing to resolve a festering dispute over the ...

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Theresa May's election lead halves after 'dementia tax': surveys

Theresa May's election lead halves after 'dementia tax': surveys

A Survation poll published yesterday before her speech showed Mrs May's lead over Labour had halved to 9 per cent, adding to a string of polls suggesting the gap was narrowing. "Our social ca...

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United Kingdom terrorism reinsurance fund says to respond fast to Manchester attack

United Kingdom terrorism reinsurance fund says to respond fast to Manchester attack

Police said the incident was "currently being treated as a terrorist incident", but no one has so far claimed the attack. They announced Tuesday that they had arrested a 23-year-old man in the south o...

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Conservatives climbdown over 'dementia tax' after backlash

Conservatives climbdown over 'dementia tax' after backlash

Opposition parties dubbed it the "dementia tax", because those most affected would be people with long-lasting, debilitating conditions which render them unable to care for themselves. Some 70% believ...

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Melania Trump visits a women's business center, school in Saudi Arabia

Melania Trump visits a women's business center, school in Saudi Arabia

During the 2016 U.S. campaign, Mr Trump mused about his belief that "Islam hates us". The king lauded the relationship and said it had led to "great stability in the region and prosperity". The Wh...

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Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill

Trump's $4 trillion budget arrives on Capitol Hill

The budget plan reflects the small-government views of Mulvaney, a former tea party congressman; Trump has so far displayed little interest in budget issues and the plan is being released while...

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Bennett calls on Trump to 'make history, recognize Jerusalem'

Donald Trump made the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem Tuesday to meet Mahmud Abbas . The only credible ideas still require the creation of an independent and sovereign Palestinian state a...

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Donald Trump asked intelligence chiefs to sink FBI investigation

The nation's top intelligence official declined to comment Tuesday on a report in The Washington Post that President Donald Trump had urged him to deny publicly the existence of any evidence of...

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Questions about Russia chase Trump during first Israel visit

Trump is due in Tel Aviv on Monday afternoon and, ahead of talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , will tour two iconic sites in Jerusalem , a city holy to Muslims, Christians and J...

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Manchester Concert Attack Kills At Least 2213:30

CBS News sources have confirmed that the attacker was identified as 23-year-old Salman Abedi, who was known to British authorities . Islamic State's claim of responsibility echoed others the group...

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Bunge says not engaged in business discussions with Glencore (BG, GLEN)

Bunge says not engaged in business discussions with Glencore (BG, GLEN)

Discussions may or may not take place and there is no certainty. Glencore and Bunge could not be reached for comment. The report comes amid heightened expectations of consolidation among large...

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Girl aged 8 victim of Manchester arena bombing

Girl aged 8 victim of Manchester arena bombing

Majid Khan, 22, said, "a huge bomb-like bang went off that hugely panicked everyone and we were all trying to flee the arena". She tweeted: "Broken. Officials are now working to establish if the a...

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Lib Dem manifesto 2017: creative industry pledges

The party, which suffered in the 2015 election when it was left with just eight MPs, has also said it will raise all income tax by 1p to raise £6bn for the NHS and social care services and promised ...

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Donald Trump meets with Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem

Ben Gurion International Airport, where Trump landed, is sometimes called Tel Aviv, though it is about 15 miles away from the city. Trump briefly commented on Monday night's deadly attack at a conce...

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USA stance holding up nations' pledges on climate change

USA stance holding up nations' pledges on climate change

Should the USA step away from the table, the worldwide community will look ever more to China - and indeed France and the rest of the European Union - for leadership. Several of President Trump's ad...

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United States president vows to 'do everything' for Mideast peace

Trump first visited Saudi Arabia where he called on Muslims to combat extremism , and from Israel he will head to Rome where he will meet Pope Francis. "But with determination, compromise, and the ...

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Iran's President Advises Saudi Arabia to Gain Power Through Ballot Boxes

Iran's President Advises Saudi Arabia to Gain Power Through Ballot Boxes

In Saudi Arabia on Monday, Trump called for a United States alliance with Muslim countries aimed at fighting terrorism and accused Iran of funding and arming "terrorists, militias and other extremist ...

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Flynn pleads Fifth on Russia; may have lied for security clearance

The actual source of the funds for Flynn's trip was the Russian network, RT, he said. Flynn was the first victim of Trump administration leaks after he told Vice President Mike Pence that he did n...

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Trump pulls trigger on NAFTA negotiations

Trump pulls trigger on NAFTA negotiations

He promised a very aggressive negotiating schedule to conclude the talks as quickly as possible. The letter did not, however, offer details about what the scope of these negotiations would include...

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