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Pressure mounts as Senate subpoenas Flynn again over Trump-Russia inquiry

Pressure mounts as Senate subpoenas Flynn again over Trump-Russia inquiry

On Monday, Flynn invoked his Fifth Amendment right under the US Constitution not to provide the panel emails and other documents detailing his relationship with Russian officials as per the committe...

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United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests

United Nations calls on North Korea to stop missile tests

About 90 machine gun rounds were fired at the object, which has not been identified. China urged the DPRK not to violate UN Security Council resolutions with its nuclear and missile programmes. Th...

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Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

Russia-Trump campaign contacts a concern, ex-CIA chief says

He said the Russian official denied such interference but also said he would relay the concern to President Vladimir Putin. Making matters just a little worse, Brennan answered questions about Trump...

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'Appalling, Sickening Cowardice': British PM Theresa May Delivers Statement on Manchester Bombing

'Appalling, Sickening Cowardice': British PM Theresa May Delivers Statement on Manchester Bombing

It's the first time in a decade since the country has raised the level to " critical ". "It is a possibility we can not ignore that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack", May ...

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Peace Possible and Should Be Achieved

Peace Possible and Should Be Achieved

The United States does not recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, a status that USA administrations hope to resolve with a peace agreement between Israel and Palestine. 'I hope that President ...

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Some musicians cancel concerts after deadly United Kingdom blast

Some musicians cancel concerts after deadly United Kingdom blast

Britain remains at the threat level of "severe" from worldwide terrorism. She said Operation Tempura is in force, with armed forces replacing police to protect areas such as parliament. People were ...

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Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

The two men started softening their public stances in the lead up to this visit. MALCOLM BRABANT: This biography of Pope Francis by veteran Vatican correspondent David Willey portrays the po...

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Melania Trump Curves Her Husband's Hand Again, This Time in Rome

Melania Trump Curves Her Husband's Hand Again, This Time in Rome

Melania ― who probably didn't see her husband's gesture ― swipes her hair behind her ear instead. "Poor Trump. Melanie won't even let him hold her hand", joked a third. "They would know better than...

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'Personally Committed' To Helping Israelis, Palestinians Achieve Peace Deal

Nobody will want to insult someone so close to the president by dismissing a proposal out of hand, said Dan Shapiro, the U.S. ambassador to Israel for six years under President Barack Obama. ISIS t...

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Trump tests waters for Mideast peace in meeting with Abbas

Trump tests waters for Mideast peace in meeting with Abbas

Rubio also said that if reports that Trump asked two of the government's top intelligence chiefs to publicly deny evidence of cooperation between his campaign and Russian Federation during the 2016 ...

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Superfan who met Grande among dead in Manchester

Dangerous Woman Tour . Police in the English city of Manchester say they have arrested a 23-year-old man in connection to yesterday's deadly terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert, Var...

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Israel ties see major reset with Trump's visit to Jerusalem

Hope that Trump will announce the relocation of the USA embassy from Tel-Aviv to Jerusalem was replaced with a less-ambitious goal of having the president make a reference recognizing Israel's right...

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Theresa May to chair Cobra meeting after Manchester 'terrorist attack'

France's newly elected president, Emmanuel Macron , said on May 23 that he would set up a new counter-terrorism coordinating body. "It is now beyond doubt that the people of Manchester and of th...

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How the war-of-words between Trump and Pope Francis has evolved

Vatican officials contacted by America , who spoke on condition of anonymity, consider the meeting of the utmost importance given the role of the United States in the world. The pope presented Trump...

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Cyber domain is Russian playground — Ex-CIA chief

Devin Nunes , a Republican from California, recused himself from the Russian Federation investigation after the House Committee on Ethics said it was investigating whether he disclosed classified info...

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China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on US sanctions push

China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on US sanctions push

Their trajectory was similar to the direction of the wind, while the round objects were differentiated from the elongated balloons that South Korean activists use to send anti-Pyongyang leaflets to th...

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Trump pushes for peace in ME

He met multiple times with Netanyahu , and said in a joint appearance with the prime minister Tuesday, "I can tell you that the Palestinians are ready to reach for peace - and, from my meeting with m...

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Duterte declares martial rule in southern Philippines

However, she said the imposition of curfew hours is to be expected during martial law. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte delivers his speech during departure ceremonies last November at Mani...

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Is Donald in the doghouse? Melania appears to reject hand...again

Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu have touted a strong friendship since well before the 2016 United States elections. Back in Jerusalem - Trump laid a wreath at Israel'...

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U.S. intel chief declines comment on any Trump request about Russian Federation

U.S. intel chief declines comment on any Trump request about Russian Federation

But he did note that he considers Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats , one of the officials to whom Trump reportedly made the request, to be "a very straightforward individual". He also offe...

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Israelis, Palestinans ready 'to reach for peace'

Israelis, Palestinans ready 'to reach for peace'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday pushed for elusive peace between Israel and the Palestinians, calling on both sides to put aside the "pain and disagreements of the past". "We all know that", Tr...

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Oil prices fall as White House proposes United States oil reserve sales

The White House's 2018 budget proposal , sent to Congress on Tuesday, proposes raising almost $16.6 billion by 2027 by gradually selling millions of barrels from the reserve, which now holds abou...

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European Investment Bank supports China's Belt and Road strategy

European Investment Bank supports China's Belt and Road strategy

Shanghai-based China Eastern Airlines has operated more than 270 flights between Shanghai and Prague since the route connecting the two cities opened, with the average occupancy rate being above 80 pe...

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General election 2017: May defends revised social care plans

Theresa May has defended an emergency U-turn over promises to cap the so-called "dementia tax". She claimed "nothing has changed" in her policy on social care, accusing Labour leader Jeremy Corby...

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Turkey Confirms Vetoing Austria's Participation in Several NATO Programs

Turkey Confirms Vetoing Austria's Participation in Several NATO Programs

In March, NATO urged Turkey , one of the alliance's most powerful militaries, and neutral Austria to settle differences which it said were undermining the whole partnership system. "The blockade ha...

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Taiwan court rules in favor of same sex marriage

Taiwan court rules in favor of same sex marriage

One of those requests was filed by veteran gay rights advocate Chi Chia-wei (祁家威) in 2015 after his attempt to register his marriage with his male partner was rejected by the household registration of...

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Rohani Criticizes Trump's Saudi Summit, Says Vote Shows Iranians Want Engagement

In an opinion piece for the London-based website al-Araby al-Jadeed, Zarif urged Trump to " enter into dialogue with them about ways to prevent terrorists and takfiris [Sunni extremists] from continui...

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Manchester bombing: Residents open their homes, offer help to victims

In Turkey, 39 people died when a gunman attacked New Year's revelers at the Reina nightclub in Istanbul. Prime Minister Theresa May said Tuesday that authorities believed they they knew the attacker...

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Trump calls Manchester attack perpetrators 'losers'

Speaking on Tuesday morning after a meeting in Bethlehem with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , Mr Trump said he would not call terrorists "monsters". "We firmly condemn this cynica...

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Watch Melania Trump Literally Slap Away Donald Trump's Hand

As the duo got off their aircraft, Trump tried to hold his wife's hand but she pulled away with quick reflexes. Melania has stayed in New York City, saying she must care for their son Barron, while Tr...

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