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Filipino islamists take churchgoers hostage and behead local police chief

Manila, Philippines: Islamist terrorists rampaging through a southern Philippine city beheaded a local police chief, President Rodrigo Duterte said Wednesday. A photograph from one resident showed...

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UK 'irritated' by US leaks in Manchester attack

The move reflects fears that a "wider group of individuals" may have been involved in the attack - including the bomb-maker who provided Abedi with his deadly device. Heavily armed police raided an ap...

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Manchin and Capito react to Trump budget

The politically perilous cuts to Medicaid , college loans, food stamps and federal employee pension benefits guarantee Trump's budget won't go far in Congress. It cuts taxes for the very wealth...

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United Kingdom bomber trained overseas, had Al Qaeda links: U.S. intelligence official

The changing of the guard ceremony at Buckingham Palace was canceled Wednesday so police officers can be re-deployed, Britain's defense ministry said. She was a former student at Bishop Rawstorne Chur...

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Iran, France stress expansion of ties in Rouhani's 2nd term

Iranian President Hassan Rouhani has sought the partnership of France in global level as well as contributing to Iran's economy development, Tasnim news agency reported on Tuesday. In both cases, t...

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Trump, Abbas Call for Revival of Palestinian-Israeli Peace Talks

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas during a meeting at the presidential palace in this West Bank city yesterday. In the wake of that decision, he praise...

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Awkward! Donald Trump gaffe prompts Israeli Ambassador to face-palm during meeting

But there's a problem with that statement: Israel is in the Middle East. President Trump will then travel to Sicily for the G7 meeting in Taormina. He has already visited Saudi Arabia and Israel ...

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Pope Francis welcomes USA President Donald Trump at the Vatican

The atmosphere at the beginning was formal and a bit stiff. Both men looked far more relaxed at the end of the private meeting, with the pope smiling and joking with Mr Trump and his wife Melania...

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Brit PM: New attack may be imminent

As Collomb was speaking in France, Rudd was asked by the BBC about the fact that lots of information about Abedi, including his name, had come out from the United States and whether she would look aga...

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Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

Netanyahu says Western Wall, Temple Mount will always be under Israeli control

The visit of US President Donald Trump to Bethlehem and his meeting with President Mahmoud Abbas were the highlight of the Wednesday issue of the three Palestinian Arabic dailies. The parts of...

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Trump Responds To Manchester Attack In Meeting With Palestinian Leader

The president and Mr Kushner visited one side, while the first daughter and first lady visited a portion of the site reserved for women. "I also firmly believe that if Israel and the Palestinians ca...

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Philippine Islamists beheaded local police chief, Duterte says

Duterte's bloody war on drugs, or at least refrained from condemning the deadly crackdown that has left thousands of people dead. "I'd like to thank our host, the Russian Federation, especially Pres...

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Ariana Grande's Mother Helped Fans Find Safety Backstage After Manchester Arena Bombing

At least 22 people, including some children, were killed and 59 wounded when a suicide bomber struck as thousands of fans streamed out of a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the English city of ...

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Ex-US Congressman Weiner pleads guilty in teen 'sexting' case

Democrat Representative from NY, speaks to the media before the start of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia on July 26, 2016. In the courtroom, a tearful Weiner read a statement: ...

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Wind storm cuts power for 15000 on Vancouver Island

Wind storm cuts power for 15000 on Vancouver Island

Powerful winds knocked down trees and power lines , sent debris flying and left thousands of people in the dark across Vancouver Island Tuesday night. Hydro warns that "We expect outages to increas...

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Details Emerge About Ariana Grande Concert Bomber, Three More Arrests Made

The head of the U.K.'s National Counter Terrorism Policing unit, Assistant Commissioner Mark Rowley, says that using military troops "is part of an agreed and well-rehearsed plan and military person...

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India committed to support of Palestinian cause, Modi tells its Prez

India committed to support of Palestinian cause, Modi tells its Prez

Abbas' visit comes ahead of Modi's first-ever visit to Israel scheduled in July. India has been unwavering in its support of the Palestinian cause. "I have reaffirmed our position on this to Preside...

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Iran Foreign Minister scorns Donald Trump after Saudi Arabia arms deal

Mr Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and suggested that the United States would take a more active role in the future in brokering a deal if both sides make serious commitments. To...

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China urges North Korea to not violate United Nations resolutions again

China urges North Korea to not violate United Nations resolutions again

Pyongyang said it launched an intermediate-range ballistic missile which met all technical requirements and could now be mass-produced, although USA officials questioned the extent of its progress. ...

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Friday's Iranian presidential election down to a two-man race

Seemingly encouraged by the country's Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei , hardliners have accused incumbent Hassan Rouhani of wanting to import Western decadence and to open up Iran to the d...

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Netanyahus host the Trumps with a menu of 'peace, love and gold'

Abbas said his recent visit to the White House, at which Trump likewise promised economic aid, gave "so much hope and optimism of the possibility to make true a dream, a long-awaited dream and a...

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Britain Steps Up Security After Manchester Attack at Ariana Grande Concert

The Polish foreign ministry, which did not name the couple, said: "We share the pain of the family and the loved ones of the victims and express our most honest condolences". Police are trying to es...

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Nets Fear 'Deep Cuts' in Trump Budget Will 'Slash' 'Safety Net'

An early review by Hoene's organization also noted the Trump administration proposes the elimination of emergency food and shelter programs that provide some $20 million in help to Californians each...

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Trump Meets Pope Francis At The Vatican

Trump , midway through a grueling nine-day, maiden global journey, called upon the pontiff in a private, 30-minute meeting laden with religious symbolism and ancient protocol. Trump had begun his fore...

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French elections: Big capital tops Le Pen as many opt out

French elections: Big capital tops Le Pen as many opt out

France's economic malaise, especially high unemployment, had undermined the popularity of outgoing Socialist President Francois Hollande to the point where he decided not even to run again as a candid...

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United Kingdom irritated by USA leaks in Manchester attack

With Abedi suspected of having had accomplices, the government late on Tuesday raised the official terror threat level to " critical ", meaning that an attack was expected imminently . All were belie...

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Trump praises Duterte for an 'unbelievable job' on drug issue

But, Abella and Lorenzana both emphasised on Tuesday that the martial law on this occasion remained restricted to Mindanao. President Putin was not in Moscow on Tuesday but chose to return to Kremli...

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Trump´s Saudi summit was ´show with no value´: Iranian President

Trump has threatened to try to renegotiate the deal. "When they attacked Afghanistan (and) Iraq, when they made sanctions against Iran". Tillerson referred to the visit as "a moment in time" and su...

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Ethiopia's Tedros Picked To Lead World Health Organization

Ethiopia's Tedros Picked To Lead World Health Organization

There were two abstentions. The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has emerged as the victor to run the World Health Organization (WHO ) after three rounds of an intense voting. Such reforms w...

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Trump Budget Calls For Steep Cuts To Low-Income Support Programs

Interstates and boosting efforts to draw private investors to fund highways. But the draft immediately drew sharp criticism from Democrats and only a lukewarm reception from most Republicans , thou...

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