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Taiwan moves closer to marriage equality after milestone court ruling

Taiwan moves closer to marriage equality after milestone court ruling

Activists were already optimistic the decision would go in their favour. With virtually independent Taiwan considered by Beijing to be a "renegade province" of the People's Republic of China, an...

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Fractures between U.S., allies visible on Trump's final stop

Fractures between U.S., allies visible on Trump's final stop

Trump pointed out a simple truth, one President Obama complained about more quietly. The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every ti...

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UK Conservative Party's Lead Narrows to 10 Points

UK Conservative Party's Lead Narrows to 10 Points

The Conservatives hit back at Labour's promises, with Home Secretary Amber Rudd saying: "Jeremy Corbyn can promise what he likes, but can't deliver anything because his sums don't add up and he isn't ...

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United States support of Syrian Kurds harms our strategic relations - Erdogan

Their message to the Turks, in other words, is to stay away from Syria, focus on threats at home and in Iraq, and not meddle in US operations against Daesh. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a ...

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HR McMaster 'Not Concerned' Over Jared Kushner Back-Channel Reports

During the meeting at Trump Tower in New York City, Kushner proposed using Russian diplomatic facilities for the discussions, apparently to make them more hard to monitor, according to The Washingt...

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Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester bombing victims

Anne's Square in Manchester , Britain, May 25, 2017. The images show Abedi wearing a baseball hat and a dark jacket. The straps of a knapsack are visible on his shoulders. Members of the mosque att...

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Korea, if left unchecked, on path to nuke-armed missile

Korea, if left unchecked, on path to nuke-armed missile

The solid-fuel Pukguksong-2 missile flew about 500 kilometers (310 miles) and reached a height of 560 kilometers (350 miles) on Sunday before plunging into the Pacific Ocean. In Tokyo, Japanese Prime ...

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NY Times on Trump's First NATO Meeting: 'He Failed'

The White House in March confirmed that Kushner and Kislyak met at Trump Tower in December for what one official called a brief courtesy meeting. Regarding NATO, there were harsh statements about the ...

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Thanks to Mourinho, swagger and winning feeling are back at Man Utd

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has paid tribute to the people of the city and said the team's success in winning soccer's Europa League gave everyone a lift following Monday's de...

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Ariana Grande returning to 'incredibly fearless city of Manchester' for benefit show

The straps of a knapsack are visible on his shoulders. "There are over 400 investigations now ongoing by the security services and police into terrorist planning or people thinking about terrorist p...

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House intel Democrat wants review of Kushner's clearance

McMaster and Cohn are declining to comment on new revelations about Kushner communications with Russia's ambassador to the United States, Sergey Kislyak . The New York Times reported that the back ...

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Ariana Grande Announces Manchester Benefit Concert In Powerful Open Letter

Singer Ariana Grande has announced she will return to Manchester , England, for a benefit concert following a terror attack at her concert earlier this week. On Friday, Britain's most senior counte...

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Duterte orders troops to crush militants in Philippine siege city

Duterte orders troops to crush militants in Philippine siege city

The city of Marawi, home to some 200,000 people, has been under siege by militants since a government raid Tuesday night on a suspected hideout of Isnilon Hapilon , who is on Washington's list of mos...

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Philippine gov't says foreigners among Islamist rebels in fierce urban battle

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte joked Friday that soldiers could rape up to three women, as he reassured them of his full support under his newly imposed regional martial law. The military says...

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Trump Still Clueless About How NATO Works

From left, President of the European Council Donald Tusk gesticulates as he talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French newly elected President Emmanuel Macron , partially hidden, British ...

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Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert

A statement released by singer Ariana Grande on Friday expresses grief for the victims of the Manchester Arena bombing earlier this week, which killed almost two dozen people and injured dozens ...

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Trump faces backlash over Nato speech

But first Trump has one more day in Sicily, which will include discussions of global economy and climate, a meeting with small African nations — Trump will be seated between the leaders of Niger and...

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Trump 'Deeply Troubled' Over Leaked Information in Manchester Blast Probe

He said: "The recent attack on Manchester and the United Kingdom demonstrates the depths of the evil we face with terrorism". British Prime Minister Teresa May earlier spoke to Mr Trump at a Nor...

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Trump's North Atlantic Treaty Organisation scolding long overdue

Trump thanked other members for their support following 9/11 - "our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies responded swiftly and decisively" - but was far from explicit on Article 5 . "On top of t...

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I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You

I'm Sorry For Body Slamming You

Although this may seem like a shocking result, it can (at least) partially be explained by two-thirds of Montana voters opting to cast their ballots early . "There is no time where a physical alterca...

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White House officials refuse to comment on Jared Kushner's Russian Federation ties

White House officials refuse to comment on Jared Kushner's Russian Federation ties

That includes proposals for more travel and campaign-style rallies throughout the country so Trump can speak directly to his supporters, as well as changes in the pace and nature of news briefings, ...

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CNN and Liberal Media: Did Donald Trump Shove a Prime Minister?

CNN and Liberal Media: Did Donald Trump Shove a Prime Minister?

In another cringe-worthy moment, Trump shoved Montenegrin leader Dusko Markovic out of his way to clamber to the front of the pack to preen for a photo-op. Finally, he thanked the 9/11 Museum in NY ...

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Foreign militants in deadly Philippine urban battle

President Rodrigo R. Duterte issued this assertion on Friday during his arrival in Iligan City, located just an hour's drive away from Marawi City, where government troops continue clearing operatio...

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NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump's 'Blunt And Direct' Speech

NATO Chief Not Shocked By Trump's 'Blunt And Direct' Speech

Unveiling a memorial to the 9/11 attacks at NATO's new headquarters, Trump also urged the alliance to get tougher on tackling terrorism and immigration in the wake of the Manchester attack . It had...

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Major US Jewish Organizations on Left and Right Hail Trump's Israel Visit

Major US Jewish Organizations on Left and Right Hail Trump's Israel Visit

Their talks centred on the Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Abbas claimed he was ready to be Trump's partner in peace in an effort to reach a deal that would establish a Palestinian state on...

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House intel Dem would review Kushner's clearance

Those contacts allegedly included two phone calls between April and November 2016. Schiff said he disagreed with White House National Security Adviser H.R. Backchanneling is a practice at tim...

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Angela Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

Angela Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

Mrs Merkel said she wanted friendly relations with both countries as well as Russian Federation but Europe now had to "fight for its own destiny". Mrs Merkel has just returned from a G7 summit which...

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Trump's Saudi speech puts commerce secretary to sleep

Trump described the spate of terrorist attacks across the globe, as "a battle between barbaric criminals who seek to obliterate human life, and decent people who seek to protect it". Trump's welcome...

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United Kingdom stops sharing info with US

United Kingdom stops sharing info with US

The new insight into Abedi's motivation came as Britons faced stepped-up security, authorities pushed forward with raids and the investigation extended across Europe into Libya, where most of the su...

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Manchester bomber photos released as runners defy terror

Manchester bomber photos released as runners defy terror

The Greater Manchester Police said on Twitter they arrested two men - ages 22 and 20 - in raids Saturday. "The flat is highly relevant as a location which we believe may be the final assembly pl...

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