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Sri Lanka floods toll increases to 146

A third Indian naval ship arrived Tuesday, bringing relief supplies including rice, lentils, sugar, milk and blankets for the displaced. India sent shiploads of goods and some rescue and medical sta...

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Trudeau, Trump talk trade at G7

He's joined by White House advisers Ivanka Trump, Jared Jushner, and Gary Cohn. Axios reported Trump has privately told people he will quit the Paris climate deal . And even if every country re...

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Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt EU interests: German Foreign Minister

Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt EU interests: German Foreign Minister

White House press secretary Sean Spicer tweeted the Der Spiegel account was "not true" - though Trump's Tuesday tweet directly contradicts that denial. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that ...

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Philippine Officials: Foreigners Among Islamist Gunmen Involved in Marawi Violence

Philippine Officials: Foreigners Among Islamist Gunmen Involved in Marawi Violence

Their condition remains unknown. This also prompted President Rodrigo Duterte to declare martial law in the entire Mindanao. "I saw two jets swoop down and fire at rebel positions repeatedly", A...

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Jury selection starting in trial of officer who shot driver

As Castile began to retrieve his identification, he told Yanez he was reaching for his ID and not his weapon. The aftermath was streamed live on Facebook by Castile's girlfriend, who says in the video...

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A New Zika Threat Hovers As Summer's Mosquitoes Get Bzzzzy

A New Zika Threat Hovers As Summer's Mosquitoes Get Bzzzzy

Many people with the Zika virus won't show any symptoms, but it can cause birth defects in pregnant women. It is characterised by brain damage and may cause other defects like blindness, deafness, and...

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Advert with love message for terrorists causes controversy

Advert with love message for terrorists causes controversy

With lines like "Let's bomb hatred with love", a Kuwaiti company's new holiday video is being praised for urging peace in an era of terrorism. Released at the start of the Ramadan holiday, the vid...

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Theresa May: Jeremy Corbyn not ready for Brexit talks

The most popular tweet sent during the interviews by far came from SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, who said: "It has become painfully clear in last half hour why the PM is dodging leaders' debates in th...

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Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue doused with paint _ again

Copenhagen's Little Mermaid statue doused with paint _ again

Unknown perpetrators have doused the iconic sculpture with red paint overnight. The whales are not an endangered species. The sculpture has been a major tourist attraction in Copenhagen since its ...

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New 'robot priest' gives auto-blessings in German church

New 'robot priest' gives auto-blessings in German church

It consists of a metal box with a touch screen, two arms on the side, a head with eyes and a digital mouth at the top. They are really taken with it, and are very positive. It then grinds into action,...

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Slain agent leaves behind wife and 3 children

Marshals. Police arrested Travis A. Ball, 27, Saturday in connection with the shooting death of Special Agent Michael T. Walter. The incident occured in a neighborhood in Richmond , Virginia that h...

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Trump claims Kushner leaks 'fabricated lies'

In a statement to the New York Times , published late Sunday night, the 45th President of the United States said his son-in-law was doing a "great job for the country" and that he had "total conf...

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German Chancellor Merkel: Europe Can No Longer Rely on US Entirely

Modi is set for a ceremonial welcome at the Chancellery, the office of the German Chancellor, following which he will hold formal talks with Merkel as part of the India-Germany Intergovernmental Consu...

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Kelly Defends 'Back Channel' to Foreign Nations

As he mulls outside reinforcements to his operation, Trump returned late Saturday from his nine-day journey to a White House seemingly in crisis mode, with a barrage of reports hitting close to th...

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Theresa May relaunches campaign ahead of Paxman debate

The Labour leader was speaking to broadcaster Emma Barnett on Radio 4's Woman's Hour shortly after his party announced plans to roll out 30 hours of free childcare per week to all parents, not jus...

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Putin and Macron have frank talks

Putin and Macron have frank talks

French President Emmanuel Macron called for improved ties with Russian Federation at his first meeting with Vladimir Putin , even as he rebuked Kremlin-run media for engaging in "propaganda" during...

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Friends and family pay tribute to zookeeper killed by tiger

Friends and family pay tribute to zookeeper killed by tiger

People took to social media to express their condolences following the keeper's death. She was the shining light of it. Rosa King was "inspirational" and enjoyed working with her "beloved cats", fri...

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Trump defends Kushner following Russian Federation investigation

U.S. media, citing intelligence officials, said that Russia's ambassador to Washington , Sergey Kislyak , told Moscow that Mr Kushner had discussed establishing a secure communication channel using ...

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Ariana Grande: "We Won't Let Hate Win"

The star praises "the incredibly fearless city of Manchester" and promises to have a benefit concert to help and honor the victims and their families. But she added defiantly: "We will not quit or ope...

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Jared Kushner doesn't seem to like his new job all that much

Former members of America's intelligence community are plumbing the depths of their reservoir of metaphors to express distress over news that the president's son-in-law tried setting up a secret commu...

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Maine police officers hurt, 1 critical, after boat crash

Maine police officers hurt, 1 critical, after boat crash

Demers and Day made it to shore. According to Maine Game Wardens, Jennifer Bousquet, 38, of South Berwick, had been missing after she fell off of a canoe into the river on Saturday. "Nate and his ...

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Trump sways along with Saudi officials at traditional sword ceremony

Trump sways along with Saudi officials at traditional sword ceremony

Pledging to work alongside the West Asian nations to combat extremist ideology in the region, Trump said all the countries from the USA to India, Australia to Russian Federation - have been "victim of...

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Schiff Expects Kushner at Committee and Wants Clearance Reviewed

Schiff Expects Kushner at Committee and Wants Clearance Reviewed

Mr Trump described news reports based on White House leaks as "fabricated lies made up by #FakeNews media". - Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2017 Whenever you see the words "source...

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'Weak and wobbly' Theresa May makes U-turn on social care cap

It marked an awkward press conference for May who, bizarrely, tried to blame Jeremy Corbyn by accusing him of spreading " fake claims " about the Tory proposals and insisted: "We have not changed th...

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General election debate with Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn

She calmly explained the reasoning behind her party's controversial social care proposals (pointing out it would lessen the burden on the young) and promised a cap on costs, to be decided on consultat...

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White House Starts The Clock On NAFTA Renegotiations

That follows on the heels of disputes with Canada over lumber imports and dairy exports, and with Mexico over sugar imports, just a small sample of the many trade disputes announced in the last three ...

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Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex

Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex

The search engine was one company among several that were blacklisted by Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko's decree on May 16, which imposed sanctions on some Russian media outlets and IT compani...

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MI5 to hold inquiry into Manchester bomber warnings

At the weekend British investigators released pictures of a black-clad Abedi taken from CCTV on the night of the massacre, and appealed to the public for help in tracing his movements in the days befo...

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Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

Merkel: US relations important, but must also look elsewhere

There was some discussion on climate change issues and the leaders discussed the possibilities including in the G 20 contact, there was exchange also on happenings in the global arena", said the MEA. ...

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Korea says ballistic missile test successful

Korea says ballistic missile test successful

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swiftly condemned the test - the second time this year that a North Korean missile has fallen close to Japan's shores - vowing concerted action with the US. The ...

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