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United States shoots down mock warhead over Pacific

South Korea imposed unilateral sanctions against the North after its fourth nuclear test and a long-range rocket launch a year ago, in addition to sanctions applied in 2010 after the sinking of a So...

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Trump attacks Germany in furious tweets

Very bad for US. Martin Schulz , leader of the centre-left Social Democrats, told reporters Trump was "the destroyer of all Western values", adding that the USA president was undermining the peac...

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At least 64 killed in car bombing in Kabul's diplomatic zone

The Ministry of Public is as of now confirming the death toll at 80 and the injured at around 350, if not more. Afghan troops are backed by USA and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation forces, and t...

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Still not possible to open Incirlik base to Germany: Turkey minister

Still not possible to open Incirlik base to Germany: Turkey minister

Since 2015, the Incirlik base located in southern Turkey has hosted 250 German troops alongside six Tornado surveillance jets and a tanker aircraft, which are stationed there as part of the US-led c...

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Massive Kabul truck bomb kills nine, wounds scores

Health ministry spokesman Ismael Kawoosi said around 90 people had been wounded in the blast, as well as the nine killed, but he cautioned the toll could rise. "A lot of people come into this part of ...

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We're made for each other, says Modi on India-Germany ties

And India , which has been pivoting to the east in its own bid to boost trade ties with Southeast Asia, doesn't want to be left out as Europe finds new dance partners. In a roundtable interaction wit...

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Portland stabbing survivor speaks out, killer complains of suppression

Portland stabbing survivor speaks out, killer complains of suppression

Leave this country if you hate our freedoms. Prosecutors added that the suspect, who was arrested shortly after getting off the train, admitted to the killings in the back of a police auto and sa...

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AAP legislators manhandle Kapil Mishra in Delhi assembly

AAP legislators manhandle Kapil Mishra in Delhi assembly

Mishra said he would raise the attack issue with Lt Governor Anil Baijal and on June 3, at the Constitution Club here he would present before the people the documents to prove wrongdoings by Kejriwal ...

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Blast in Kabul diplomatic kills at least 9

Residents described a mushroom cloud over Kabul and windows were shattered in shops, restaurants and other buildings up to a kilometer (half mile) from the blast site. Glasse said the Afghan presi...

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Explosion hits near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

It was timed to coincide with the morning rush hour, when Kabul's roads are packed with cars and traffic in many parts is slow moving. The blast left a gaping crater, at least five meters (yards) de...

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Trump is pulling USA out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

Trump is pulling USA out of Paris climate change deal, reports say

Trump, who once called climate change a "hoax" perpetrated by China , has yet to officially act on his campaign threat to ditch the Paris accord. The deal was built on the United Nations Framework ...

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Trump to decide on Paris climate deal in 'next few days'

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said Tuesday only that an announcement on the decision could come soon. The head of the Environmental Protection Agency Scott Pruitt has overtly advocated quitting ...

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Pushing, shoving leads to threats during protests over Texas' anti-sanctuary bill

Lawmakers are constitutionally barred from approving most legislation on the last day. The protestors were eventually removed by Texas State Troopers after becoming disruptive. Matt Rinaldi , a Repu...

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Kellyanne Conway Says Russia Investigation Is 'Just a Rush to

Trump aides traveling with the president in Europe have refused to address the contents of Kushner's December meeting with the Russian diplomat. Meyer mentioned that Kushner had recently jo...

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Jeremy Corbyn to hammer Tories on schools and NHS

Theresa May has refused to take part in any debates, so Home Secretary Amber Rudd will be representing the Tories. "Then people will have a choice as to who they want to see as leader, who they wan...

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May, Corbyn British PM candidates clash over Brexit in TV grilling

We see a continuing Tory tumble with our latest Guardian poll showing a more comfortable, but still rapidly dwindled 12-point Conservative lead. Around 11,130 tweets were sent per minute as she to...

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Man arrested at Trump hotel in DC with 2 guns

Man arrested at Trump hotel in DC with 2 guns

Authorities say officers acted on a tip about 1:50 a.m. and saw the weapon in plain view in the vehicle, which had been turned in to a hotel valet by the driver. Police arrested Bryan Moles , 43, o...

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'Back-channel' diplomacy is not a new concept

'Back-channel' diplomacy is not a new concept

Trump retweeted an article from FOX News titled " Jared Kushner didn't suggest Russian communications channel in meeting, source says". He told NBC that what he heard late a year ago, while ...

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US claims success in N.Korea missile test

US claims success in N.Korea missile test

Monday's launch was North Korea's third missile test in three weeks , defying the threat of more sanctions. He condemned North Korea as "a direct threat to the United States ", adding: "We don't ha...

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Macron holds 'frank exchange' talks with Putin

Macron said fighting the Islamic State is an "absolute priority" and is a major reason to cooperate with Russian Federation. Mr Putin did not mention gay people during the conference with Mr M...

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Mike Dubke: White House communications director quits

The Gallup poll, based on a three-day rolling survey of voter sentiment, now says that 42 percent of Americans approve of his job performance, with 53 percent disapproving, figures that are slightly b...

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Donald Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russia

Trump has been spending a great deal of time on the issue, he said, including discussing it Tuesday morning with Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt, and will make an announc...

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Suspect in deadly Times Square crash faces murder, attempted murder charges

Suspect in deadly Times Square crash faces murder, attempted murder charges

Richard Rojas , the 26-year-old suspect, was taken into custody after he allegedly mounted the sidewalk on 7th Avenue in Manhattan, plowing through pedestrians at high speeds, creating a chaotic and...

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Bihar: 65 percent students fail intermediate exam

Bihar: 65 percent students fail intermediate exam

Last year, while 11.55 lakh students appeared for these examinations and 7.18 lakh had passed, the State had hit headlines with mass copying, a fake toppers scam, and allegations of corruption in the ...

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US says no laptop ban on board flights from Europe for now

US says no laptop ban on board flights from Europe for now

Secretary for Homeland Security John Kelly. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) does not plan to announce an expansion of a ban on laptops in airline cabins this week after Secretary John...

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US, China could decide this week on North Korea sanctions

The test comes amid repeated missile threats from North Korea and warnings from experts that it is only a matter of time before North Korea perfects the capability to deliver weapons to the US mainl...

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US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

US mission in Saudi Arabia warns citizens of school shooting

The victims were a Saudi national and a Palestinian national, he said, and the situation at the school was contained as of mid-afternoon. School closed, no children present. The school, opened in 2000...

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USA tests ICBM interceptor system first time in three years

A ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base , California, and its exo-atmospheric kill vehicle intercepted and destroyed the target in a direct collision. While the USA r...

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Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

Portland stabbing suspect yells slogans at court hearing

Jeremy Joseph Christian , 35, was in Multnomah County courtroom Tuesday afternoon facing two counts of felony aggravated murder and other charges for the Friday incident on a Portland , Oregon , lig...

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Baguio dads support, trust PRRD on martial law decision

Baguio dads support, trust PRRD on martial law decision

But the Makabayan bloc, composed of Representatives Carlos Isagani Zarate of Bayan Muna , Antonio Tinio and France Castro of ACT Teachers, Emmi de Jesus and Arlene Brosas of Gabriela Women's, Ariel...

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