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North Korea fires ballistic missile; President Moon calls emergency NSC meeting

North Korea fires ballistic missile; President Moon calls emergency NSC meeting

The missile flies about 500 kilometers (310 miles) before falling into the ocean. It landed in Japan's exclusive maritime economic zone, which is set about 200 nautical miles off the Japanese coast,...

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Mattis: Trump 'Wide Open' on Paris Climate Accord

Mattis: Trump 'Wide Open' on Paris Climate Accord

President Donald Trump backed a pledge to fight protectionism on Saturday, but refused to endorse a global climate change accord, saying he needed more time to decide. The Trump administration has...

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UK opposition leader links wars abroad to terror

Security was highly-visible as 40,000 runners took to Manchester's streets for the Great Manchester Run a day after Prime Minister Theresa May lowered the terror threat level, which had been hiked a...

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French Pres. Macron: Long Handshake With Trump 'Not Innocent'

New French President Emmanuel Macron says he will be "demanding" when he hosts Russian President Vladimir Putin at the Versailles palace outside Paris on May 29. Images from the photo sessi...

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Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria, says source

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee is urging a review of White House adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance following news reports that he sought to set up back-channel c...

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Philippines pounds militants as civilians found shot dead

The crisis in Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has grown increasingly desperate as the Maute rebel group show unexpected strength, fending off a military that has unleashed attack helicopters, a...

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Peace in the Middle East- Trump's Promise

Peace in the Middle East- Trump's Promise

The businessman-turned-president, Donald Trump signed an arms deal worth more than $300 billion with Riyadh , before delivering a strong message of support for Israel . U.S. President Donald Trump...

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Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding album and photos

Pippa Middleton and James Matthews' wedding album and photos

Attendees had earlier witnessed Miss Middleton marry Mr Matthews in a one-hour service at St Mark's Church, Englefield, which brimmed with flowers and scented candles. As the guests walked by the fa...

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Russia probe pierces inner circle of Trump, shaking White House

Russia probe pierces inner circle of Trump, shaking White House

U.S. Representative Adam Schiff, the top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said such secret channels may be used in situations including peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan or fo...

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Senate Dismisses House 'Sunset' Fix, Says Special Session Needed

He did it without appointing members of a committee that might have sought to work more on the issue. He said of the scaled-back bill, "For many of us, and especially for me, this was a compromise". "...

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Philippines uses heavy firepower in hunt for rebel leader

Still, he also offered dialogue to militants who are not on the streets fighting. Herrera said the military had yet to investigate the reported deaths. "We can still talk about it", Duterte said. ...

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Golden State Warriors: Favorites in Las Vegas

Golden State Warriors: Favorites in Las Vegas

The 32-year-old James, who is seeking a fourth National Basketball Association title, took 212 postseason games to surpass Jordan, a six-time champion who played 179 playoff games. James wept on t...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation gets ready for Trump

The differences are well-known: climate change, trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with President Donald Trump cast as t...

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Fresh from his travels, Trump rails on Twitter about 'fake news'

The White House is firing back against allegations that President Trump's son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner proposed developing a secret back channel between the Kremlin and the transition ...

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UK Police release Manchester bomber surveillance images

UK Police release Manchester bomber surveillance images

British police now have 12 suspects in custody - including Abedi's elder brother Ismail - and have searched properties across the northwest England city. The United Kingdom has reduced its terror th...

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Bombs in Jakarta blasts were made from pressure cookers

Bombs in Jakarta blasts were made from pressure cookers

The Islamic State (IS) group has claimed responsibility for the attack, which targeted police officers who were guarding a traditional parade of residents welcoming the fasting month of Ramadhan. Poli...

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Philippines pounds militants; civilians found shot dead

In the same speech on Friday, May 26, Duterte joked that he would take the place of any soldier convicted of rape committed under martial law in Mindanao. Just as the Armed Forces of the Philippines s...

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Former South Korean President Park Geun-hye on trial for alleged bribery

At the first hearing, a judge asked Park about her identification including address, occupation and a date of birth. Choi Soon-Sil, her longtime confidante, and the woman she is accused of conspirin...

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Turkey recalls diplomat over clashes during Erdogan's US visit

Turkey recalls diplomat over clashes during Erdogan's US visit

The State Department has summoned the Turkish Ambassador who has stuck to his version of the facts: the security of President Erdogan, " attacked " by "terrorists", had to be ensured. However, The Tur...

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Iran election: Jahangiri quits, backs Rouhani

Iran election: Jahangiri quits, backs Rouhani

While Raisi stands to benefit from Qalibaf's withdrawal, analysts cautioned that he won't automatically bank all of his fellow conservative's support. The former prosecutor is now head of a multi-bi...

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ICJ denies Pak request to play Jadhav's 'confessional' video

His execution was stayed last week by the ICJ, which on Monday heard arguments presented by both the sides. Jadhav, who was arrested on March 3 past year, was sentenced to death last month for "espi...

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Schiff: 'There Ought To Be A Review' Of Kushner's Security Clearance

Schiff: 'There Ought To Be A Review' Of Kushner's Security Clearance

Southern Command, said on " Fox News Sunday". The FBI has reportedly considered Kushner a person of interest, to be interviewed by the Senate Intelligence Committee about his potentially inappropri...

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Angela Merkel Says Europe Can No Longer Rely on Trump's America

Merkel will seek her fourth term in September, making Germany yet another European Union nation that will likely see its future hang on a tense election. Although her message was partly aimed at her...

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Canada: 5-year-old becomes PM for a day!

Canada: 5-year-old becomes PM for a day!

In addition to charges, a residence in Borden was searched on May 24, and several electronic items were seized. Earlier this week, police charged a woman in southern Alberta with making online threa...

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Troops scuffle with Palestinians, activists at Jerusalem Day march

HE condemned terror and expressed confidence that peace could be achieved between Israel , the Palestinians and the wider Arab world. First, Trump spoke of "a new chapter" and of "new approaches", ...

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After leak, United Kingdom stops sharing bombing intelligence with US

After leak, United Kingdom stops sharing bombing intelligence with US

The singer's fans are mostly children and teenagers and the explosion killed 22 people , ranging from an eight-year-old schoolgirl to parents who had come to pick up their children. "Manchester Eveni...

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Iraqis demand compensation after U.S. probe into Mosul strike

Matthew Isler. Residents have insisted that several hundred people died. Mosul , 400 km north of Iraq's capital Baghdad, has been under IS control since June 2014, when government forces abandone...

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Dems question Kushner's Russia ties; Trump decries media 'lies'

Rep. Raja Krishnamoorth, a Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, wants the White House to suspend Jared Kushner's security clearance following a report that said the president's son-in-law ...

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Pope prays for Manchester blast victims

Pope prays for Manchester blast victims

The attack, which has been claimed by ISIL, targeted young fans at the end of a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande . The 22-year-old, of Libyan origin, was born in the northwestern English city...

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Donald Trump Hits Out At 'Fake News' Following Reports On Son-In-Law

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee is urging a review of White House adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance following news reports that he sought to set up back-channel ...

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