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Jeremy Corbyn fights back after childcare funding gaffe

Jeremy Corbyn fights back after childcare funding gaffe

Appearing on a Sky News/Channel 4 "Battle for Number 10" broadcast, the Labour leader refused to be drawn on whether he would authorise a drone strike against a terrorist plotting overseas to attack...

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Trudeau invites pope to Canada for Church apology to indigenous peoples

Trudeau invites pope to Canada for Church apology to indigenous peoples

The pontiff - who pointed out that he himself is no stranger to the cause of helping those who have been marginalized - seemed open to the idea, the prime minister said following his audience with...

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Democrats aim to keep focus on Trump's meeting with Russians

The disclosures dogged President Trump during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stall his administration's agenda. Trump's longtime lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, has j...

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Trump says Germany is 'very bad' on trade

Trump says Germany is 'very bad' on trade

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker denied Trump was hostile to Germany in the Brussels talks. In January, the United States president threatened to impose a 35 percent impor...

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Jose Mourinho confident of keeping David de Gea at Manchester United

Jose Mourinho confident of keeping David de Gea at Manchester United

But despite being overlooked for the final in Stockholm in favour of No. 2 Sergio Romero, De Gea is not agitating for a move away from Old Trafford. Under Louis Van Gaal two summers ago, De Gea wa...

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Suspect in Portland slayings to appear in court

Suspect in Portland slayings to appear in court

Jeremy Joseph Christian, 35, will be arraigned on several charges, including two counts of aggravated murder , attempted murder, two counts of second-degree intimidation and being a felon in possessi...

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Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus elected as new WHO Director

In the run-up to the vote, the battle seemed to narrow to a race between Tedros and Nabarro, who has wide experience on the front lines of global health and in the United Nations system, where he has ...

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President's Son-in-law Scrutinized in Russian Meddling Investigation

Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly said that if reports are true that White House senior advisor Jared Kushner has been setting up back channels to the Kremlin, that's a good thing ...

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Who will be the next leader of Fine Gael?

Who will be the next leader of Fine Gael?

Kenny has asked that a successor be chosen by June 2, and will remain as acting taoiseach (prime minister) and leader of his Fine Gael Party until then. Senator James Reilly announced he was stepping ...

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May says United Kingdom prepared to 'walk out' of Brexit talks

The Labour leader will claim patients will suffer longer waiting lists and children will be "crammed" into overcrowded classrooms if the Tories are re-elected on 8 June. He will also say Labour woul...

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Indian Naval ship rescues 18 in cyclone hit Bangladesh

Indian Naval ship rescues 18 in cyclone hit Bangladesh

India and Myanmar are also expected to be affected. "Heavily pregnant women have been evacuated but most people in areas like Balukhali and Kutupalong makeshift settlements have stayed", said th...

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"How much will it cost?" Corbyn fumbles childcare policy launch

Mr Corbyn replied the country was "badly divided between the richest and the poorest", and more needed to be done so children didn't go to school hungry and learn in "super-sized" classrooms. The Lab...

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Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel

On Saturday, the Times noted Kushner and Ivanka left Trump's maiden foreign trip early following reports that said the Federal Bureau of Investigation diverted its attention at Kushner's meeti...

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Turkey criticizes American law enforcement after Turkish president's bodyguards attacked protesters

In a statement, the ministry said that United States officials did not take necessary measures to protect the Turkish president and that led to security breaches. The mayor as well as the police chief...

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Russian Federation probe looks at Kushner links to Putin ally

Russian Federation probe looks at Kushner links to Putin ally

Kushner's Lawyer Jamie Gorelick said that the White House senior adviser would be willing to talk to federal investigators as well as Congress about his contacts with Russian officials and his role in...

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Indian naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka with flood relief supplies

Indian naval ship arrives in Sri Lanka with flood relief supplies

Pakistan said it was in talks with Colombo to send relief supplies. Indian Navy troops offload emergency supplies from the Indian ship Kirch at Colombo harbour in Colombo on May 27, 2017 . As befor...

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Trump willing to try engagement with N.Korea, on condition

Trump willing to try engagement with N.Korea, on condition

New South Korean President Moon Jae-in has said he wants to reopen the Kaesong complex as he aims to pursue dialogue and engagement as well as pressure in dealing with the North. People watch a televi...

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Police Make Two More Arrests Over Manchester Bombing

Terror network behind Manchester bombing? Twenty-two people were killed in Monday's attack at the Manchester Arena, when a 22-year-old man detonated an explosive device shortly after an Ariana ...

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USA anti-ICBM system in first successful live-fire test

The US has successfully tested a long-range weapon created to shoot down intercontinental ballistic missiles ( ICBM ) for the first time, the military reports . The U.S. military fired an ICBM-type...

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Missile Destroyed by Interceptor Launched from California in North Korea Drill

The successful test represented a "critical milestone" for the Pentagon's defensive missile system, said Navy Vice Adm. Jim Syring , director of the Defense Missile Agency. The test, conducted ...

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Trump's visit to Saudi Arabia was a war against Shia Muslims

Down to the final day of his lengthy first global trip, President Donald Trump will lift off for Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, returning to a White House that sits un...

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What Crimes Could Jared Kushner Have Committed? Judge Nap Weighs In

The meeting with Gorkov, the Times said , came at Russian Envoy Sergey Kislyak's request. The talks would have taken place before Mr Trump assumed the presidency, when Mr Kushner was a pr...

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Turkey demands USA fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

Turkey demands USA fire envoy in spat over Syrian Kurds

The incident occurred outsides the residence of the Turkish ambassador with the president watching for a few seconds before turning to go inside. Washington police were initially overwhelmed but qui...

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President Trump not expected to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

President Trump not expected to move U.S. embassy to Jerusalem

The tour is one of many events scheduled across the country to commemorate the war in which the West Bank and the Gaza Strip were acquired by Israel , and the capital, Jerusalem , was reunified afte...

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'Tone down,' Delhi HC tells Arnab Goswami on Tharoor's defamation plea

'Tone down,' Delhi HC tells Arnab Goswami on Tharoor's defamation plea

Tharoor had also urged HC to bar Goswami from broadcasting any show regarding the death of his wife, unless and until the investigation is finished by Delhi Police. Thereafter, senior advocate Sandee...

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Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans 'bad'

Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans 'bad'

President Donald Trump , shown with NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg (C) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel , has hit out at Germany over its vehicle sales in the United States , accord...

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As North Korea threat grows, United States successfully tests missile defense

An operational test launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base , Calif., is seen from nearby Lompoc, Calif., Sept. North Korea has carried ou...

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BGT choir pupils will carry on singing

BGT choir pupils will carry on singing

The kids' music teacher Patricia McCaughey has now told the BBC that even the "greatest artists in the world" can experience technical issues. "They just knew their little introduction hadn't been p...

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Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

Suspect in Portland deadly stabbing arraigned

Portland Mayor Ted Wheeler urged organizers of a " Trump Free Speech Rally " scheduled for Sunday in a park to cancel it, saying the event was inappropriate after the stabbings and speculating that it...

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Daughter of ousted South Korean leader's friend 'unaware' of Samsung sponsorship details

Daughter of ousted South Korean leader's friend 'unaware' of Samsung sponsorship details

She said she plans to eventually bring her infant son, who is still in Denmark, to South Korea, but didn't say when. The money prosecutors see as bribes include $7 million that Samsung provided to a s...

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