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McMaster: 'Not concerned' after Kushner back-channel reports

White House silent on Kushner "communications channel" reportsThe White House was declining comment Saturday about news reports that President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared...

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United Nations vows sanctions on N. Korea

United Nations vows sanctions on N. Korea

Last week South Korea elected a new president , Moon Jae-In, who advocates reconciliation with Pyongyang and said at his inauguration that he was willing "in the right circumstances" to visit the N...

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Philippines Forces Hit IS-Linked Militants as Civilians Flee, Wave Flags

Philippines Forces Hit IS-Linked Militants as Civilians Flee, Wave Flags

Hapilon , who is a commander of the Abu Sayyaf militant group, pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2014. They are Marawi City Police Senior Inspector and Intelligence Unit Chief Fre...

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Russians say Trump's son-in-law wanted a secret line to the Kremlin

The Washington Post reported on Friday that Kushner sought to establish a backchannel line of communication between the Trump transition team and Moscow in December, during a meeting with Russian...

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Trump wants to leave Paris climate deal, sources say

Trump promised on the campaign trail to "cancel" the Paris Agreement arguing that it hurts US energy interests, but actually exiting the deal has proven more complicated than Trump portrayed it on ...

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Large fire at Toronto recycling plant sends smoke over parts of city

Large fire at Toronto recycling plant sends smoke over parts of city

They later upgraded the status to a six-alarm blaze, adding they had deployed 51 fire trucks. Toronto Fire Chief Matthew Pegg announced the fire was technically under control shortly before noon on ...

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G7 leaders divided over Climate Change

Trump, who for months has delayed a decision on the climate agreement, made his announcement at the conclusion of the G-7 summit in Taormina, Italy . "His basis for decision ultimately will be what's...

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Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

Charles Krauthammer: A deal between Israel and the Palestinians is a sideshow

The Washington Post reported Friday that Kislyak told his superiors that he and Kushner discussed setting up a back channel between Trump's transition team and the Kremlin. Instead, the White Hous...

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Eight suspects aged 18-38 being held in Manchester bomb probe

Eight suspects aged 18-38 being held in Manchester bomb probe

Events including the FA Cup Final at Wembley and the Aviva Premiership Rugby Final at Twickenham on Saturday are expected to draw thousands of people each. A shopkeeper said he hid up to six terrified...

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President Zuma congratulates the President of Iran on his election victory

President Zuma congratulates the President of Iran on his election victory

President Donald Trump who is visiting the region. Mr Rouhani , a moderate cleric who signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, said the U.S. "Now we have a radical militia [Houthis], alli...

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CCTV photo released of killer on day of Manchester bombing

CCTV photo released of killer on day of Manchester bombing

Thousands gathered in Manchester's Albert Square on Tuesday evening. It was a message of defiance three days after Manchester-born Salman Abedi's attack on young fans attending a concert by U.S....

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Manager: Allman tried to keep playing music until the end

The group, which originally featured Allman's older brother, Duane , on lead and slide guitar, was also a precursor to a generation of popular jam bands, like Widespread Panic and Phish, whose musi...

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Government Leaker Chelsea Manning Released From Prison After Obama Commutation

Government Leaker Chelsea Manning Released From Prison After Obama Commutation

Manning will remain in the military for now, unpaid. Soon after she began her sentence , Manning came out as transgender, changed her name to Chelsea and announced that she was starting hormo...

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Trump slams 'deeply troubling' United States intel leaks, vows investigation

Trump slams 'deeply troubling' United States intel leaks, vows investigation

The anger of British officials about leaks regarding their investigation of the Manchester concert hall bombing is understandable, then. On Wednesday morning, an NBC reporter said he had heard from ...

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Philippines says its ready to hold talks with the Maute group

Valera said: "We support President Rodrigo Duterte's May 23 declaration of Martial Law in Mindanao for 60 days to quell the existing rebellion, insure the national security of our nation and the saf...

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Lord Maginnis: US Can Challenge Iran and ISIL

Lord Maginnis: US Can Challenge Iran and ISIL

At a conference attended some heads of states and officials of Muslims countries in Riyadh, Donald Trump overshot the mark and burst into bellicose attacks against Tehran . Don't anticipate the Ira...

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President Trump Stands Up to G7 Leaders, Refuses to Ratify Climate Agreement

President Trump Stands Up to G7 Leaders, Refuses to Ratify Climate Agreement

At the summit's end, Mr Trump gave no closing press conference, presumably to avoid questions on his son-in-law Jared Kushner's reported plans to set up a secret communications channel with Russian Fe...

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Philippines Confirms ISIS Presence in Mindanao

It was not the first time Duterte has made a joke about rape. The military is certain the Maute are protecting Hapilon and had narrowed down his location. Thirteen soldiers, two policemen and 51...

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Manchester bombing: Street sealed off as police search property in Wigan

Manchester bombing: Street sealed off as police search property in Wigan

The seventh arrest was made Wednesday in the town of Nuneaton, central England, widening the probe as the previous arrests were all in the Greater Manchester area of northwest England. Although it d...

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Saturday is the first day of Ramadan in Saudi Arabia

Ramadan is a month in the Islamic calendar when Muslims observe fasting from sunrise to sunset. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has declined to host an event commemorating the Muslim holy month...

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Manchester Arena bombing: Cops carry out controlled explosion at Manchester

Explosives are said to have been found at one site investigated. Local residents say a suspicious package was found outside a hair salon in Upper Dicconson Street. A 23-year-old man - named in repor...

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Trump recounts his 'home run' trip to USA troops in Italy

Trump recounts his 'home run' trip to USA troops in Italy

Donald Trump continued to distance himself from fellow leaders over climate change at the Group of Seven summit, and said he'll determine next week whether to pull the US out of the Paris climate...

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Democrats Pivot on Trump-Russia Narrative Amid Lack of Evidence

U.S. spies collected information last summer revealing that senior Russian intelligence and political officials were discussing how to exert influence over Donald Trump through his advisers, accordi...

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Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

On Friday, Duterte ordered his troops to crush the militants, warning that the country is at a grave risk of "contamination" by Isis. At least 44 people have died in the fighting, including 31 mil...

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Trump says he has new reasons to hope for Middle East peace

Trump says he has new reasons to hope for Middle East peace

If Trump meant to interfere with the investigation, but his interference doesn't meet the legal standard for obstruction of justice, it would add fuel to the perception that the President is guilty ...

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Burhan Wani's aide killed in J&K; Hurriyat calls for Valley shutdown

Burhan Wani's aide killed in J&K; Hurriyat calls for Valley shutdown

Bhat carried a bounty of Rs 10 lakh on his head and was on top of the security forces' most -wanted list, Director General of Police S.P. Vaid confirmed. Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front (JKLF) Chie...

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Comey Used Possibly Fake Document to Justify Decision to End Clinton Probe

Comey Used Possibly Fake Document to Justify Decision to End Clinton Probe

And part of the reason for that decision, current and former officials told the Post , is the existence of a document alleging that then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch had assured the Clinton campaig...

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Trump cries foul over burden sharing at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Trump cries foul over burden sharing at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit

Rep. Steny Hoyer of Maryland, the second-ranking Democrat in the House of Representatives, said in a statement that Trump "should not be lecturing our closest and most steadfast allies". The presi...

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Trump refuses to commit to climate change agreement at G7 summit

In a briefing with reporters Saturday, White House officials shifted uncomfortably and refused to comment when asked about reports that Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser, tried to s...

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Turkish foreign minister says wants US envoy McGurk changed

Turkish foreign minister says wants US envoy McGurk changed

In September 2011, a brawl erupted between members of then Prime Minister Erdogan's security detail and United Nations security officers in the halls of the United Nations General Assembly in NY. In i...

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