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A day to honor, not celebrate

A day to honor, not celebrate

The graves of those who died in service to our country were decorated with flowers, wreaths and flags. Memorial Day, however, is when we remember all of the Americans who served their country in the...

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Manchester bombing: New arrests in 'full tilt' attack investigation

Manchester bombing: New arrests in 'full tilt' attack investigation

American singer Ariana Grande , in her first statement since the night of Monday's attack at her concert in England, said Friday that she will soon return to Manchester to hold a benefit concert to...

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Korea's missile launch reached Japan's exclusive economic zone

US President Donald Trump and Japan's prime minister Abe agreed Friday, on the sidelines of the Group of Seven meeting in Sicily, to increase sanctions on North Korea amid concerns that the dictat...

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South Korea military: North Korea fires off apparent ballistic missile

It is the latest in a string of recent test launches as the North seeks to build nuclear-tipped ICBMs that can reach the U.S. mainland. The Japanese Foreign Ministry said that Kenji Kanasugi, direct...

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Macron Expects to Build 'Cordial Relationship' With Trump

After the awkward handshake, Macron met with a slew of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders, including Trump during a summit. The 39-year-old gripped his much older counterpart's hand so fir...

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Trump leaves G7 undecided on gas accord

Trump was cajoled for three days first in Brussels at meetings of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the European Union, then in Sicily for G-7 but will leave Italy without making clear where h...

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Suspect In Fatal Portland Stabbing To Appear In Court Tuesday

Three separate fundraising campaigns have raised over $840,000 (£655,000) for the families of two men who were killed after apparently standing up for a Muslim girl and her friend in Portland. "That...

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United States beats Kiwis on opening day of America's Cup qualifiers

The first day of racing at the Louis Vuitton America's Cup Qualifiers started with extraordinary drama as Land Rover BAR defied all the sceptics and the pundits that had written the team off. Or...

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Oracle goes 2-1 to take lead in America's Cup qualifiers

Quite what prompted Franck Cammas to pull the rabbit of the hat today, was not explained at the media conference. That was probably an indicator of what was happening on the race course and certainl...

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Israeli government meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Israeli government meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Saeb Erekat called the meeting a "provocation" that sent a "clear message to the Palestinian people". After the 1967 war, Israel annexed east Jerusalem with the Old City home to holy sites sacred t...

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Foreign Ministers of US, Japan Agree to Strengthen Pressure on N. Korea

North Korea has now conducted nine missile launches this year - three in just the past three weeks. "The assessment is there was at least one missile but we are analyzing the number of missiles", he s...

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Chinese Leader Offers Helping Hand to Sri Lanka Following Heavy Floods

More than 100 people are still missing after the worst rains in the Indian Ocean island since 2003. The emergency is reportedly the worst since 2003 when a tropical cyclone swept through southwest...

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Manchester attack: CCTV shows bomber before arena blast

Manchester attack: CCTV shows bomber before arena blast

Officers said they arrested 14 people in Greater Manchester , Warwickshire and Merseyside - but a woman and a 16-year-old boy were later released without charge. The attack led to a three-day truce...

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Teenager At Center Of Portland Stabbing Attack Thanks Men Who Died

Police said Saturday they'll examine what appears to be the extremist ideology of an OR man accused of fatally stabbing two men who tried to intervene when the suspect yelled racial slurs at two young...

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England hope Champions Trophy provides elusive title

England hope Champions Trophy provides elusive title

It did come as a bit of a shock but whatever's done is done, I'm fully behind the team and I know they can go out there and win the Champions Trophy. "Beating Australia 3-0 in the Chappell-Hadlee ...

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Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to United States. troops

Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to United States. troops

Mr. Trump, who campaigned on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, delayed a decision on whether to commit to the accord, leaving the other G7 leaders to reaffirm their support without the U...

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Sofia Coppla Becomes 2nd Woman to Win Best Director at Cannes

Diane Kruger , the star of Fatih Akin's In The Fade , won best actress in the Cannes film festival for her performance as a grieving, then vengeful German widow whose marriage to a German-Turk fin...

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Christian group urges Trump to move embassy to Jerusalem

Bush's 2002 roadmap to peace which brought the global community into the equation. Here's a list of the most tweetable faux pas from Trump's Israel visit . More than 400,000 Israelis live in se...

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N. Korea carries out new missile test amid rising tensions with US

N. Korea carries out new missile test amid rising tensions with US

US President Donald Trump's administration has called for an immediate halt to Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programmes and has warned that the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea u...

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Syria denies burning prisoners' bodies claim

A day earlier, Stuart Jones , the acting USA assistant secretary for Near Eastern Affairs, said the crematorium could be used to dispose of bodies from Saydnaya. Jones said: "I would say that thi...

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USA confirms North Korea launched short-range ballistic missile

North Korea, which has conducted dozens of missile tests and tested two nuclear bombs since the start of 2016 in defiance of U.N. Security Council resolutions, says the programme is necessary to count...

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CCTV images show Manchester bomber Salman Abedi on night of attack

Britain reduced its terrorism threat level a notch, from "critical" to "severe" on Saturday , as authorities said they had made significant progress in unraveling the plot behind the Manchester con...

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Memorial Day events to be held in New Haven, West Haven

Memorial Day events to be held in New Haven, West Haven

When Memorial Day shows up on our calendars, most folks tend to think about the start of summer, barbequing, the opening of the public pool, a long weekend and usually the last week of school for kids...

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Man arrested in Old Trafford as witnesses hear 'explosions' at police raid

Man arrested in Old Trafford as witnesses hear 'explosions' at police raid

A spokesperson for Greater Manchester Police said, "Today, May 28, 2017 , officers investigating the attack at the Manchester Arena have executed a warrant at an address in Moss Side". Rudd said ...

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North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

According to analysts the test gave North Korea critical information on developing a re-entry vehicle for nuclear warheads and showed Pyongyang had a missile capable of striking the US territory of ...

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Manchester police make two more arrests in connection with concert terror attack

Manchester police make two more arrests in connection with concert terror attack

Under normal circumstances, he said, Abedi may have been able to travel to the United States because he was from Britain, a visa-waiver country, but he would have been subjected to a background check ...

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Japan Ready to Join US Against North Korea

The missile reached an altitude of 120 km (75 miles), Roh said. "The markets are used to news of North Korea's missile tests by now, and the dollar/yen is unlikely to move much unless there is some ...

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Kushner Lying Low After Russia-Related Reports

Kushner spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about facilitating sensitive discussions to explore the incoming administration's options with Russia as it developed its Syria policy. "Any wa...

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New arrests in Manchester bombing, 11 in custody

New arrests in Manchester bombing, 11 in custody

One search was at an apartment in a Manchester high-rise that British media say was rented by Abedi in the months before the attack. May said the developments meant the Joint Terrorism Analysis ...

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Trump promises climate decision next week

The hot-button issues of climate change , trade and migration threaten to throw a summit of the Group of Seven wealthy democracies off its consensus game, with U.S. Trudeau has urged Trump to stay in...

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