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Xi asked Trump for 100-day grace period on North Korea

Xi asked Trump for 100-day grace period on North Korea

An unidentified flying object from the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (DPRK) crossed an eastern border with South Korea Tuesday afternoon, Seoul's military said. The repeated tests of weapons...

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United States grants Israel extra defence aid: Netanyahu

Expressing optimism that a peace deal could finally be brokered to end the almost 70-year-old conflict and suggested a resolution may not be hard to obtain it. Still, the obstacles standing in the way...

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Donald Trump's Budget, Spending Cuts Are 'Moral,' Mulvaney Says

Trump wants lawmakers to cut at least $610 billion from Medicaid and more than $ 192 billion from food stamps over a decade. "What it does is it perpetuates a myth that we can go out there and bala...

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GOP health care bill analysis to be released by Congressional Budget Office

The new CBO score predicts the AHCA would cover 1 million more Americans than Republicans' previous version of the bill, which the agency estimated would have left 24 million more people unins...

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Trump again suggests ending White House briefings, won't commit to Spicer

Trump again suggests ending White House briefings, won't commit to Spicer

After Trump tweeted in March that President Barack Obama had ordered a wiretap on his phones in Trump Tower, three ex-employees told The Associated Press that as a businessman, Trump not only anxious ...

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Former CIA Director Brennan: Media Leaks, Not Trump, Threatens US Security

Former CIA Director Brennan: Media Leaks, Not Trump, Threatens US Security

Tuesday's public hearing represented an effort by the House Intelligence Committee to get its Russian Federation investigation back on track after political squabbling and concerns about information-s...

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Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

But then the $2 trillion is also counted as economic growth for the objective of reducing the deficit. Come on, this is the first administration in history - OK? - it was the first decade, the first...

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Trump denies telling Russians that Israel was source of classified intelligence

Trump denies telling Russians that Israel was source of classified intelligence

U.S. President Donald Trump , right, and first lady Melania Trump board Air Force One for Israel , the next stop in Trump's worldwide tour, at King Khalid global Airport, Monday, May 22, 2017 , i...

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Iranian president calls relations with US 'a curvy road'

When they attacked Iraq , they made a mistake. Rouhani also slammed Saudi Arabia , saying that the kingdom "has never seen a ballot box" while Iran just hosted a successful presidential elect...

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Fatal stabbing of Bowie State Student Being Investigated as Possible Hate Crime

Fatal stabbing of Bowie State Student Being Investigated as Possible Hate Crime

Officials at the school have, of course, condemned the murder, and Sunday graduation ceremonies included a moment of silence to remember the victim. The attack was completely random and unprovoked. ...

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Donald Trump tells Netanyahu: Iran must never have nuclear weapons

The White House has said it doesn't expect any sort of breakthrough on the peace process on this trip. Mr Trump's hand lingered for an agonising moment before he opted to close the gap and brief...

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China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on U.S. sanctions push

China urges North Korea talks, skirts questions on U.S. sanctions push

Uruguay's U.N. Ambassador Elbio Rosselli , the current council president, said it was the 11th this year "which basically means a quantum leap and determined effort to acquire aggressive capabilities...

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House intelligence committee Democrat says panel to subpoena Flynn

House intelligence committee Democrat says panel to subpoena Flynn

Mark Warner , D-Va., the committee's lead Democrat, told reporters as he and chairman Richard Burr , R-N.C., pledged to "keep all options on the table". officials consider a state-run propaganda arm,...

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North Korea War a 'High Possibility,' South Korea's New President Says

North Korea War a 'High Possibility,' South Korea's New President Says

The two Koreas - which remain technically at war after their 1950-53 conflict ended in an armistice instead of a peace treaty - established the telephone lines in the 1970s to coordinate military and ...

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In Israel, flags Iranian threat, remains mum on Mideast peace plan

He also did not speak in detail about how negotiations would start between Israelis and Palestinians. While speaking to reporters alongside Netanyahu, Trump denied naming Israel as the source of the...

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Trump promises peace push after 'fantastic' pope talks

Trump promises peace push after 'fantastic' pope talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May visited Saudi Arabia last month sans head scarf as well. Thanking the pope for the documents, the president said, "Well, I'll be reading them". Trump said that th...

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Donald Trump visits Israel as he continues Middle East trip

I think many Palestinians want a two-state solution. Bethlehem is located across from Israel's controversial separation wall, which was built during the second Palestinian Intifada. White house of...

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WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from prison

WikiLeaks source Chelsea Manning released from prison

Manning entered the army as a man, known as Bradley, and was convicted of releasing hundreds of thousands of secret documents to the website Wikileaks . She had passed 700,000 pages of revelatory m...

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Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

Cardinal Dolan confident Pope 'got his points across' with Trump

It came 124 days into his presidency, earlier than any of the 29 other meetings between a US leader and a pontiff. Trump's softer stance on environmental regulations is at odds with Francis' view ...

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Polish couple among those killed in Manchester blast

Polish couple among those killed in Manchester blast

Anoff-duty female police officer was among those killed at Manchester Arena in the bombing of the Ariana Grande concert. Georgina Callander , a student, was a mega fan of Ariana Grande, with a pi...

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What the CBO's "Uninsured" Score Really Means

Sen. The " Obamacare " individual mandate would be eliminated and replaced with a 30 percent surcharge for those without coverage for more than 63 days within a one-year period. "Over time, it wou...

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Trump arrives in Israel, feels 'peace throughout Middle East'

Trump arrives in Israel, feels 'peace throughout Middle East'

Rouhani says that Iranians are "waiting for this government to be civil" and that "hopefully, things will settle down.so we could pass more accurate judgments". But in addition to those strategies, Tr...

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'There's a lot of questions': Ariana Grande comforted by family

Abedi died in the attack. "The UK services play it totally differently". Abedi also said he was sure Salman had not been a member of Islamic State. Frankie Grande, Ariana's performer brother, is a...

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Day after Manchester attack: Soldiers on United Kingdom streets

British Prime Minister Theresa May chaired a meeting Wednesday of her emergency security cabinet group to talk about concerns Abedi might have had outside support. More strain may be put on the ...

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Trey Gowdy has tense exchange with former Central Intelligence Agency director on Trump/Russia collusion

Trey Gowdy has tense exchange with former Central Intelligence Agency director on Trump/Russia collusion

He said the contacts might have been benign. JOHN BRENNAN: I don't know whether or not such collusion - and that's your term - such collusion existed. "The experts provided regular updates and ass...

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Tiger Woods 'unequivocally' wants to play professional golf again

Tiger Woods 'unequivocally' wants to play professional golf again

But Woods cautioned he has a long recovery to endure. Woods's fusion surgery was necessary , he says, because his team "tried every possible non-surgical route and nothing worked. Right now, my so...

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Results show Iran's Rouhani headed for re-election

The Tehran Stock Exchange rallied after the election results came out, extending a recent winning streak to close almost 1 percent higher at its highest level in three months. But the government has f...

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NY Times: Russians talked about influencing Trump through advisers

That's according to The New York Times , which cites three current and former American officials. CNN first reported the omission. Brennan's comments raise the possibility that the FBI is investi...

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A "short but important" meeting for a "united" North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Asked what he expects from an increase in troops in Afghanistan , especially with Daesh being so strong in the country and the fact that they are not necessarily directly related to Daesh in the Mi...

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White House adviser is person of interest in Russia probe

White House adviser is person of interest in Russia probe

Mr Comey's decision comes as the New York Times reports President Trump told Russian officials at the White House that firing Mr Comey relieved 'great pressure'. The Justice Department on Friday...

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