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You tiny, tiny man: Rowling to Trump on 'shoving' Montenegro PM

You tiny, tiny man: Rowling to Trump on 'shoving' Montenegro PM

The small Balkan country will formally become NATO's 29th state in June but Markovic joined the Brussels summit, Trump's first, and a ceremonial opening of the alliance's new headquarters. Trump a...

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Modi opens longest bridge to traffic, names it after Bhupen Hazarika

Indian assets were not pricing the Bharatiya Janata Party's success, says Jonathan Schiessl, CIO and lead manager of the Ashburton India Equity Opportunities fund, which has returned 39.6 per cent...

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Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure,' report says

Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure,' report says

Almost a decade to the day since James Comey delivered one of the most riveting testimonies in recent history, the nation is once again eagerly awaiting to hear from the recently fired Federal Burea...

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Gianforte wins Montana special election, apologizes to bodyslammed reporter

A US Republican candidate accused of assaulting a reporter was declared the projected victor of Thursday's Montana special congressional election, which had been considered a bellwether in the openi...

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Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt

Gunmen kill 23 Christians on road to monastery in Egypt

The attacks, for which the Islamic State claimed responsibility, left at least 75 people dead. The militant Islamic group Hamas that rules Gaza condemned Friday's attack, the Associated Press report...

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Foreign fighters among militants in Philippines

The human-rights watchdog Karapatan said the clashes started when the Armed Forces launched an operation created to capture Isnilon Hapilon, a leader of the Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG), in Marawi. The auth...

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Iran foreign minister scorns Trump for arms deal with Saudi

Iran foreign minister scorns Trump for arms deal with Saudi

The US president arrived in the Saudi capital on Saturday, making his first trip overseas. Reports also emerged that Trump had called Comey "a nut job" and that the Federal Bureau of Investigation h...

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Pope "terrific", Saudi "spectacular": Trump waxes lyrical on foreign tour

The men shook hands and Trump could be heard thanking the pope and saying it was "a great honor" to be there. Melania's choice of hijab-less dress in the conservative kingdom followed in the foo...

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Donald Trump shoves past Montenegro Prime Minister Dusko Markovic. Picture

The Associated Press reports that according to the seating chart for the event, the president of the United States is supposed to be at the front of the photo - a longstanding tradition. Children hav...

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President Trump to attend G7 meetings in Italy

Is Donald Trump really going to ditch the Paris climate change accord? What does the G7 stand for, who are they key players and what are the potential bust-ups? Not only have numerous faces ...

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Jared Kushner is now a key focus in the Russia investigation

Several US media organisations are reporting that Kushner, a senior adviser to Trump , is considered to be a key person in the investigation into the President's 2016 campaign. The Democratic Nat...

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United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in concert bombing investigation

A man arrested on Tuesday was reported by British and U.S. media to be Abedi's other brother. British Home Secretary Amber Rudd said yesterday Abedi " likely " did not act alone. Eight men ...

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Father of Manchester Arena bomber denies act of extremism

He told BFMTV that British intelligence services had informed their French counterparts that 22-year-old Salman Abedi , who was of Libyan origin, "grew up in Britain and then suddenly, after a trip...

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President Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

And really, Sean Spicer, for one, played down the idea that President Trump should have explicitly supported or endorsed Article V, you know, saying, look, he was there to dedicate - to read the dedic...

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Trump, G7 peers seek deals on terrorism, trade, climate

G7 leaders held annual summit talks Friday with divisions on trade and climate change , and fresh friction surrounding Donald Trump , threatening to undermine a show of unity against jihadist terr...

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US diplomat: China tightened border controls with N. Korea

Trump was said to have signed off on a comprehensive policy report by the Department of State, which underwent review by related agencies about two weeks ago, Kim said he learned from the briefing. ...

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Ariana Grande returns to USA after attack

Hashem had been "under surveillance for a month and a half" and "investigation teams supplied intelligence that he was planning a terrorist attack in the capital Tripoli ", the Deterrence Force said...

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India hopes for sovereign, independent, united Palestine, says PM Modi

There is also a continuous channel of communication that India wishes to keep open with Palestine through a joint commission set up by junior foreign minister MJ Akbar. Not losing an opportunity to ...

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Manchester bombing: 'Forgive me' - attacker's final call to mum

Manchester bombing: 'Forgive me' - attacker's final call to mum

The 22-year-old Manchester-born man, who was known to security services, killed 22 people and injured 64 others at Manchester Arena, which was packed with children and teenagers there to see Unite...

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Kazakhstan backs OPEC's decision to cut oil output

In May, however, production recovered to nearly 800,000 bpd. Oil prices had earlier fallen by more than 50 per cent in less than two years, from levels of over $120 a barrel. Gold prices continue...

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Attention turns to Kushner amid FBI's Russian Federation probe

Attention turns to Kushner amid FBI's Russian Federation probe

Kushner is being investigated because of his meetings in December and other possible interactions with the Russian ambassador and a banker from Moscow, the Post reported, citing people familiar with...

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IRAN: Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Tehran

IRAN: Rouhani says regional stability impossible without Tehran

Iran's effort to attract about $100 billion to develop more than 50 oil and natural gas fields bogged down ahead of the May 19 presidential election. In his victory speech, Rouhani said that t...

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Seventh arrest made over Manchester bombing after police storm Nuneaton address

Seventh arrest made over Manchester bombing after police storm Nuneaton address

However, pictures of the debris from the blast appearing to show bloodstained bomb fragments and the backpack used to transport the device were subsequently leaked to The New York Times , sparking an...

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Egypt Attack: Gunfire On Bus Carrying Coptic Christians Kills At Least 26

Egyptian security and medical officials told the Associated Press news agency that the death toll in the shooting has risen to 28. The worshipers were on their way to the monastery for an outing tha...

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Militants attack Christians in Egypt, killing at least 26

On April 11, bombers attacked two churches north of Cairo on Palm Sunday , killing 45 people, in the deadliest strike in living memory against the Copts. Coptic Christians have faced persecution and...

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Watch Melania Trump Seemingly Refuse To Hold Donald Trump's Hand

She flicks his hand away sharply, and Mr Trump adjusts his tie and jacket with his hand instead. Social media users mocked Donald Trump for earlier slamming Michelle Obama for not wearing ...

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What was the Hillary Step on Mt. Everest?

What was the Hillary Step on Mt. Everest?

On Everest, tragedy is nearly normal. A famous feature of Mount Everest has collapsed, potentially making the world's highest peak even more risky to climbers. The body of an Indian climber was fo...

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UN asks North Korea to stop ballistic missile tests

UN asks North Korea to stop ballistic missile tests

Following the May 16 Security Council meeting, North Korean Deputy U.N. Ambassador Kim In Ryong called a news conference to protest Security Council sanctions and vowed to continue developing its weap...

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Pro-Palestinian Protesters Clash with Police at Jerusalem Old City Gate

Reporter Joshua Mitnick's interesting dispatch ahead of Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas meeting with President Donald Trump correctly noted Israeli skepticism towards Mr. Trump ste...

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Governor signs law making Texas gun fees nation's lowest

Abbott, a social conservative who is presiding over his last session before he is up for re-election in 2018, has gone against his Republican peers in calling for such a law. Ron Simmons , R - Carro...

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