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4 climbers, including 1 American, die on Everest over the weekend

The Slovakian climber who died Sunday was 50-year-old Vladimir Strba , Tourism Ministry official Gyanendra Shrestha told the AP. Mr Marchetti was died as he climbed down to the lower camps fr...

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Taiwan: Constitutional Court Rules in Favour of Gay Marriage

Taiwan: Constitutional Court Rules in Favour of Gay Marriage

However, in addition to sizeable pro-gay marriage rallies, hundreds of thousands have gathered to demonstrate against legalising same-sex unions. After months of anticipation, protests , and campai...

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Philippines president jokes about sexual assault in speech to soldiers

Philippines president jokes about sexual assault in speech to soldiers

The army said 11 soldiers and 31 militants have been killed. Thousands of people have since fled the mainly Muslim city in Lanao del Sur province on the southern island of Mindanao. Much of Marawi ...

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United States to test intercontinental ballistic missile intercept from Vandenberg Air Force Base

United States to test intercontinental ballistic missile intercept from Vandenberg Air Force Base

Hawaii defense officials estimate an intercontinental ballistic missile fired from North Korea could reach their islands, about 74-hundred kilometers away, in 20 minutes. There have been recent report...

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Former president calls on Iranians to support Rouhani in election

Iranians go to the polls on Friday to pick a new president. Addressing the Iranian people, he said , "We hope that on the day of the election (May 19), we would decide our fate for the coming years...

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Trump in Jerusalem: Peace 'one of the toughest deals'

Al-Helaissi said that Trump's new administration could help Gulf countries including Saudi Arabia cooperate in an organized fight against terror. Urging countries to deny terrorists space to opera...

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Trump Rejected by Wife at Airport!

In the clip, Melania Trump shoots a bright smile at her husband as he appears to mouth words at her. During his visit to Israel , Trump spent his time close to open microphones, giving ...

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Trump scolds allies for 'not paying their fair share'

Some nations, though, have failed to meet that threshold. "I didn't really register it, I just saw the reaction to it on social media", Markovic said later. "I'll aim to convince POTUS that euro-a...

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Philippines bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

Islamist militants locked in street-to-street battles with security forces in a southern Philippine city have killed 19 civilians, the military said today, bringing the official death toll from almost...

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Kushner back channel with Russian Federation involved Syria

Kushner back channel with Russian Federation involved Syria

Speaking to reporters traveling with President Donald Trump to the G7 summit in Italy , McMaster said "the USA frequently sets up backchannels to countries for discreet communications". The New Yor...

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Egypt hits jihadists in Libya after ISIS attack on Christians

Egypt hits jihadists in Libya after ISIS attack on Christians

Egypt launched a fresh round of air strikes over Libya on Saturday, Egyptian military sources and an eyewitness told Reuters, targeting militant camps it said were responsible for a shooting spree tha...

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19 civilians killed by Islamist militants in Philippines

The gunmen planted black IS flags, took a priest and up to 14 other people hostage from a church, and set fire to buildings. Their condition is unknown. The militants, who have pledged allegiance to t...

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Ex-CIA chief warned Russian Federation about election meddling

Former CIA Director John Brennan, right, testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, May 23, 2017, before the House Intelligence Committee Russia Investigation Task Force. Mr Brennan did not c...

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Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators 2017

Pittsburgh Penguins vs. Ottawa Senators 2017

Yes, the East final is going the distance. Facing elimination, they did it once again in beating the Pittsburgh Penguins 2-1 to force a Game 7 in the Eastern Conference finals, this time wiping o...

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Trump Says North Korea Is a 'Big Problem' That 'Will Be Solved'

Trump Says North Korea Is a 'Big Problem' That 'Will Be Solved'

In recent weeks, Pyongyang has ratcheted up military tensions through a series of ballistic missile tests, which many observers said indicated it is on course to develop a longer-range missile capab...

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PM Modi is India's 'second Mahatma Gandhi,' says Minister Vijay Goel

The scheme will be called Sampada . "There is cooperation, there is confidence and progress is being made", the Prime Minister tweeted. "It has inspired me to dedicate myself totally in the service...

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Oversold: Oil traders punish OPEC for promising too much

A deeper production cut could have created a wider than needed supply gap in the market that shale producers may have stepped into and higher prices due to this reduced supply would have made them eve...

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Central Europeans confident Trump committed to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

Central Europeans confident Trump committed to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation

During last year's Republican primary campaign, Trump alleged, "NATO is costing us a fortune" and is "obsolete" because other nations aren't pulling their weight. "I am happy that the attitude is toug...

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May's Conservatives maintain 14-point lead over Labour: ICM poll

May's Conservatives maintain 14-point lead over Labour: ICM poll

Corbyn highlighted Labour manifesto pledges to hire 10,000 more police officers, 3,000 more firefighters, 3,000 more prison officers and 500 more border guards. Labour will protect pensions so they ...

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Melania Trump Seems to Swat Away Donald Trump's Hand

Melania Trump Seems to Swat Away Donald Trump's Hand

But Melania Trump's communications director said the First Lady "wasn't aware" that she had "liked" the tweet and that the "like" didn't come from her main Twitter account. President Trump ju...

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Netanyahu: hope Trump visit will be 'milestone' for peace

The six other heads of state took a short walk from one event to the next, chatting convivially as they strolled through the narrow Sicilian streets. "I see no difference". The meeting with German Cha...

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Man tried to get into cockpit on flight to Hawaii

Man tried to get into cockpit on flight to Hawaii

USA Today reports that Uskanil, a student from Turkey on a visa to study at an acting school in the US, tried to sit in first class with a laptop until a flight attendant checked his ticket and mad...

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Climate change? Let me think about it, Trump tells G7

Speaking to CBS's "Face the Nation" in a pre-taped segment, Mattis said he took part in policy discussions about climate change and the Paris agreement in Brussels during the recent North Atlantic...

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Over 20000 considered 'subjects of interest' by United Kingdom anti-terror agencies

But the independent body that sets the country's threat level determined - following a "significant amount of police activity" - that the threat level was no longer critical. A threat level of severe ...

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Manchester Arena attack: Police arrest man from suburb, tenth person in custody

On Wednesday police in Tripoli arrested Abedi's younger brother and his father, who said he hadn't expected the attack. May said at the time Britain would continue to share intelligence wi...

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British Police Release Photo of Manchester Bomber From Night of Attack

On his back a rucksack is visible, which detectives believe could have held the explosive that tore through crowds exiting the Manchester Arena . Police and the security services continued trying t...

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Trump Frustrates G7 Climate Agreement

Trump Frustrates G7 Climate Agreement

Others signaled hope that the United States would remain in the accord. The document says the U.S.is still reviewing its policies on climate change and the Paris Agreement , which Trump had promi...

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Kushner sought secret communications with Russia

The White House also grappled with reports that Kushner proposed setting up a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the Trump transition team during a December meeting. Investigators are also ...

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Trump Refuses to Commit to Paris Climate Agreement, Vows Decision "Next Week"

Disappointment over the Paris Agreement was countered by relief when Trump agreed on Saturday to language in the final G7 communique that pledged "to fight all forms of protectionism" and committed to...

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Sri Lanka mudslide, flood deaths rise to 126; 97 missing

Sri Lanka mudslide, flood deaths rise to 126; 97 missing

Indian medical teams and emergency relief arrived in Sri Lanka. The number of deaths in floods and landslides rose to 122, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said, adding that 97 people still rema...

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