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United States admits Mosul air strike killed more than 100 civilians

An analysis of the building debris reportedly found "explosive residues that are common" in ISIS-made bombs but not found in the GBU-38. Isler said the ISIS-placed explosives set off by the USA bomb...

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US intelligence committee to subpoena Flynn in Russia probe

Burr said a possible contempt of Congress action was a possibility, but not until other measures were exhausted. Adam Schiff said Tuesday if former national security adviser Michael Flynn refuse...

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First Lutheran Church plans vacation bible school June 5-8

First Lutheran Church plans vacation bible school June 5-8

Public invited. More information: 256-232-6247. Festivities will get under way with an outdoor Mass at 4 p.m. Saturday, June 3 . St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, 217 W. followed by a traditional wo...

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U.S. to attempt first ICBM intercept test

U.S. to attempt first ICBM intercept test

Each interceptor is topped with an Exo-atmospheric Kill Vehicle (EKV), described as a sensor/propulsion package that uses the kinetic energy from a direct hit to destroy the incoming target vehicle. T...

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Schiff: House Panel Will 'Explore' Contempt Against Flynn

Brennan testified before the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence on Capitol Hill on May 23, and gave account to date of the scale of effort to combat Russian operations trying to affect t...

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Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

As air force planes and rocket-firing helicopters pounded militant positions on Saturday, fleeing residents waved white flags or hoisted them on their roofs to signify that they are not combatants. In...

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Iranian First Vice-President withdraws candidacy in Iran's presidential race

Qalibaf finished second in the last election four years ago but with only 16.5 percent of the vote. A reformist dropping out ahead of the 2013 election helped Rouhani edge out a almost 51 percent ma...

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US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

US Senate committee passes bill to impose new sanctions on Iran

The New York Times reported that the Trump administration has supported new sanctions against Iran, which were approved 18 to 3 by the committee and could receive a full Senate vote as early as next...

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The handshake between Emmanuel Macron and Donald Trump who enjoys the Net

Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart is taking credit for the handshake heads-up because he told Gérard Araud , the French ambassador to the USA, about Trump's creepy dominance move at a dinner...

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Foreign affairs Trump 'evolving' on climate action, White House says

Foreign affairs Trump 'evolving' on climate action, White House says

Gary Cohn , the National Economic Council director and White House adviser who is accompanying President Trump at the G-7 summit in Italy, is pushing for the president to abandon his campaign promise ...

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Angela Merkel says G7 debate on climate was "very unsatisfying"

They did not elaborate. But since taking office, Trump has not moved to withdraw the US from the Paris agreement. Joni Ernst next Saturday. Merkel says the seven wealthy democracies meeting at a s...

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Two more arrests made in Manchester attack

Meanwhile in Britain , British police said they had arrested a seventh person following searches at an address in Nuneaton, central England. The report said one suspect device was blown up in a con...

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Reported Hate Crimes Spike in Manchester After Bombing

The official added that they were pleased that the president was taking the matter seriously and that U.S.is Britain's "closest and most trusted partner". "I was really shocked when I saw the news, I ...

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Trump Makes Stop in Israel and Palestine, Criticized Iran

Trump Makes Stop in Israel and Palestine, Criticized Iran

While U.S. President Trump's first foreign tour appears to have gone off without a hitch, his visit to Palestine does not seem to have impressed numerous Palestinians who live and work there. "I've ...

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Did Donald Trump just shove aside another world leader?

Did Donald Trump just shove aside another world leader?

In recent months he had called the alliance "obsolete", demanded increased engagement in the fight against terrorism and threatened to withhold support unless other members loosened their purse string...

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Hands-on diplomacy: Awkward moments on Trump's foreign trip

President Trump's first trip overseas placed him at the Vatican today, marking Mr. Trump's first meeting with the leader of the Catholic Church. Andersen Brower pointed out that the interactio...

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After Trump pushes him aside, Montenegro's PM calls it 'harmless'

After Trump pushes him aside, Montenegro's PM calls it 'harmless'

Asked about Trump not explicitly affirming USA support for Article 5 , White House press secretary Sean Spicer said: "It goes without saying ". Some of the allies - particularly Eastern Europe...

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Pope Francis welcomes Trump despite their differences

Pope Francis welcomes Trump despite their differences

They were joined by First Lady Melania Trump , Ivanka Trump , Jared Kushner and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson , Fox News reports . Who knows, but either way Melania Trump's staff confirmed...

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No time for #Brexit delays, says UK's May as poll lead slips

She said: "The only things he has left to offer in this campaign are fake claims, fear and scare mongering ". A u-turn would be "extremely welcome because I want this country to face up to its resp...

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Trump meeting with G-7, African leaders

The NATO issue was only the beginning of another rough two days for Mr. Trump in Brussels and at the G-7 meeting in Sicily. European Council President Donald Tusk says that leaders "sometimes ha...

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World leaders lobby Trump on climate change

World leaders lobby Trump on climate change

Abe adds, "there is a danger it can spread like a contagious disease". Alden Meyer, the director of strategy and policy for the Union of Concerned Scientists, an advocacy group in Washington , sai...

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Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

Iran ready for talks 'toward peace' with Arab states

The Iranian spokesmen urged the United States officials to stop, what he called, "rising tensions, intervention, Iranophobia, and selling weapons to the supporters of terrorism ". Already fragile d...

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Why Melania Trump covers her head one day and not the next ?

The two men had a private 30-minute meeting laden with religious symbolism and ancient protocol. Pope Francis and President Donald Trump exchanged gifts on Wednesday during a meeting Trump lat...

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Philippines says foreigners fighting alongside ISIS-linked rebels

Solicitor general Calida said the Maute group and Islamic State had a dream to create their own "ISIS province " in Mindanao and the government was not the only target of their aggression. Much...

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What happens to Earth if the US exits the climate deal?

He said numerous European leaders noted that even if a hundred countries are parties to an agreement, there's "a big gap when you take the biggest economy out". But accusations from United States in...

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Britain starts sharing intelligence with the U.S. again

Britain starts sharing intelligence with the U.S. again

Britain briefly suspended its intelligence-sharing with the US after leaks relating to the deadly Manchester attack where revealed in American media . "There is no relationship we cherish more than...

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G7 makes 'substantial progress' on trade talks: French source

The sentiment was mirrored by EU President Donald Tusk who said he had no doubt this summit will be the "most challenging summit in years". Seven wealthy democracies ended their summit Saturday ...

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Trump son-in-law sought secret comms with Moscow

The Washington Post reported this week that the president had also asked two of the top US intelligence officials to publicly deny evidence existed to link his campaign to Russian interference in t...

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Trump not swayed by G7 leaders on Paris climate deal

Trump not swayed by G7 leaders on Paris climate deal

Trump is set to engage in discussions about the global economy and climate. "And the key question is whether one is part of this early on or not". "We are going to continue to fight for what we beli...

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Trump Slams Iran's State Sponsorship of Terrorism in Meeting With Israel's Rivlin

Trump Slams Iran's State Sponsorship of Terrorism in Meeting With Israel's Rivlin

US PRESIDENT Donald Trump met with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem on Tuesday, vowing to do "everything I can" to broker peace between Israel and Palestine - without specifying any...

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