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Merkel hosts Indian leader Modi, looks to broaden world ties

Trump has used trade deficits with China, Mexico, Canada - and now Germany - as examples of "bad trade deals" for the US. Merkel suggested that Europe's relationship with the USA had shifted signifi...

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After Omission, White House Adds Gay Prime Minister's Spouse to Photo Caption

After Omission, White House Adds Gay Prime Minister's Spouse to Photo Caption

Destenay, a Belgian architect, married Prime Minister Xavier Bettel in 2015, becoming the First Gentleman of Luxembourg . The addition of Destenay's name is recorded on the Facebook post's edit h...

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Chance for Rain, Thunderstorms All Week

Highs in the mid 80s. The weekend ahead looks fairly seasonal: chance for a few isolated storms with high in the mid to upper 70s for both Saturday and Sunday . Rain showers will develop through th...

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Election day ahead: May and Corbyn to face Paxman, but not together

While more than half, 53%, said they believed Theresa May would make the best prime minister, support for Mr Corbyn is rising at 30 per cent, an increase of nine points since a GMB/Survation poll on...

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Trump makes G-7 deal on trade, holds out on climate

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni, who chaired the meeting, said the other six "won't change our position on climate change one millimeter". The GOP health care bill that passed the House faces u...

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Indian Prime Minister condoles on loss of lives in Sri Lanka

Indian Prime Minister condoles on loss of lives in Sri Lanka

Pakistan said it was in talks with Sri Lankan authorities to identify its needs. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed provision of all necessary assistance. The first Indian rescue ship, IN...

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Israel Celebrates 50th Anniversary of the Reunification of Jerusalem

His visit came in stark contrast to President Barack Obama's first Middle East trip eight years ago when Israelis accused him of shunning the Jewish state as he delivered a keynote speech in Egypt. M...

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Trump to leave Paris climate deal

Trump to leave Paris climate deal

Six of the seven G7 nations agreed to stick with their commitment to implement the 2015 Paris Agreement aimed at slowing global warming, but Mr Trump said he needed more time to decide if the USA ...

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UP Welfare Minister inaugurates beer bar, Yogi Adityanath seeks report

UP Welfare Minister inaugurates beer bar, Yogi Adityanath seeks report

Pictures show Singh, Minister of State for Women Welfare, accompanied by two senior IPS officers - Gaurav Pandey (SSP, Rae Bareli) and his wife Neha Pandey (SP, Unnao) - inaugurating the beer bar by...

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Egypt issues controversial NGO law, cracking down on dissent

Egypt issues controversial NGO law, cracking down on dissent

In a Tuesday statement, it called the law, signed by President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi a day earlier, "a catastrophic blow for human rights groups working in Egypt". It should, moreover, include the e...

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Arsene in 7th heaven but future still unclear

When the final whistle blew on Arsenal's record 13th FA Cup title, Mertesacker trotted over to Ospina and they shared a warm embrace. "There is disappointment for the final result but it can happe...

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Corbyn insists he won't soften United Kingdom foreign policy

Corbyn insists he won't soften United Kingdom foreign policy

For Labour , shadow cabinet member Barry Gardiner said of Mr Corbyn: "Jeremy connected with the audience". Mr Corbyn said he has been vocal in opposing "executive control orders that are not subj...

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Alabama inmate seeking to avoid 8th execution date given temporary reprieve

Earlier, stay requests had been rejected by the 11th US Circuit Court of Appeals, the Alabama Court of Criminal Appeals and Gov. Kay Ivey. Three juries had found Arthur guilty of shooting Troy Wicke...

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Dutch Senate approves ratification of EU-Ukraine pact

The upper chamber of the Dutch parliament today, May 30, will hold a final vote on the EU-Ukraine Association Agreement ratification. However, in December, prime minister Mark Rutte won the suppor...

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Iran's foreign minister accuses US of 'Iranophobia'

Mr Rouhani , a moderate cleric who signed a nuclear deal with world powers in 2015, said the United States had "resorted to many methods against Iran but failed in all". Rouhani won this week's...

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Europe can't rely on U.S., says Merkel

Despite the Trump administration's talk of an "America first" policy and ongoing criticism of Germany for its massive trade surplus, the G-7 leaders in Sicily did vow to fight protectionism, reiterati...

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Former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83

Panamanian President Juan Carlos Varela announced the death Tuesday morning on Twitter, saying that the passing closes a chapter in the country's history. US forces laid siege to the embassy, forcin...

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United States to Test Missile Defense System Today

Moon called a National Security Council meeting to discuss the North's launch. It's the latest in a string of test-launches, as the North aims to build a long-range ballistic missile capable of carr...

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Philippines forces hit militants, civilians wave white flags

Philippines forces hit militants, civilians wave white flags

MARAWI , Philippines (AP) - Philippine military jets fired rockets at militant positions Saturday as soldiers fought to wrest control of a southern city from gunmen linked to the Islamic State gro...

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President Trump to Speak at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

President Trump to Speak at Arlington National Cemetery for Memorial Day

Trump said. "I believe that God has a special place in heaven for those who laid down their lives so that others may live free". The son of the retired four-star Marine general, Marine 2nd Lt. Trump f...

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Eggs thrown at Lok Sabha MP Jay Panda

Eggs thrown at Lok Sabha MP Jay Panda

Mr Panda said not only were local representatives invited, but their names were also inscribed on a plaque that marks the location of the new overheard water tank. BJD spokesperson and Cooperation min...

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Arrest made in death of Dallas teen who had just graduated

Arrest made in death of Dallas teen who had just graduated

Cox, police say, apparently tried to diffuse the situation. "Knowing him, he was trying to talk his way out of the situation", said Henry. Cox was with a group of friends heading to a party. "You ...

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Russians Discussed Having 'Derogatory' Info to Hold Over Trump

Russians Discussed Having 'Derogatory' Info to Hold Over Trump

The source said the intercepted communications suggested to United States intelligence that Russians believed "they had the ability to influence the administration through the derogatory information"....

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The battle for Trump's mind on climate

Economic adviser Gary Cohn briefed reporters on a few occasions on condition TV cameras were turned off; National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster joined Cohn on Saturday. Defense Secretary James Mattis...

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Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt

Christians Killed in ISIS Attack in Egypt

Egypt launched six air strikes on militant camps in Libya Friday after masked gunmen attacked a bus of Coptic Christians south of the Egyptian capital, killing at least 28 people. In response, Egypt...

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Russians said they had potentially "derogatory" information on Donald Trump

Schiff said that if he had confirmation of the allegations, Kushner's security clearance should be revoked. Kushner, according to several news accounts, sought to create the secret communications li...

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Iran know FIBA Asia Cup opponents

Iran know FIBA Asia Cup opponents

Gilas Pilipinas coach Chot Reyes proudly hoists the trophy after his wards won the SEABA Men's Championship at the Araneta Coliseum. Group D consists of powerhouse Australia (which is bound to mak...

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Iraqi forces advance on ISIS-held neighborhoods in western Mosul

Scores of Daesh militants attacked Iraqi forces, shortly after the latter seized control of Tibb al-Mosul town in the city's western side, the Rapid Response officer said on condition of anonymity due...

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Korea Unwilling to Act on Seoul's Conciliatory Moves, Experts Say

Tensions on the Korean Peninsula are running particularly high as North Korea continues making threats and launching missiles at an increased frequency. The Security Council adopted two sanctions re...

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In tweet, Trump condemns Portland fatal stabbings as 'unacceptable'

In tweet, Trump condemns Portland fatal stabbings as 'unacceptable'

Christian was "ranting and raving" at two young Muslim women with "hate speech or biased language", according to Portland police . The mother of one of the girls who was the target of a hate-filled...

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