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Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, says Macron

Macron said the Russian media organizations are " organs of influence and propaganda" and "behaved like structures of the government". The Macron-Putin relationship got off to a less-than-ideal fo...

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Leaders unite to condemn Theresa May's absence — BBC debate

The Greens co-leader was praised for challenging Ms Rudd about why the United Kingdom is the second biggest arms dealer in the world, while Mr Robertson was commended for accusing Labour of "aping Uki...

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PFAW Statement on Montana's Special Election Results

PFAW Statement on Montana's Special Election Results

Ben Jacobs ." He also apologized to the " Fox News team who were witnesses. The author of the Fox News account later clarified that Gianforte had one hand on each side of Jacobs's neck , a detai...

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Corbyn, others attack May in United Kingdom election debate

Ms Lucas slammed the Tory cabinet minister, asking her how she can sleep at night knowing the level of arms the United Kingdom sells to Saudi Arabia amidst a brutal bombing campaign in neighbouring Ye...

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Syrian state media claims USA airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

Syrian state media claims USA airstrikes against Isis have killed 35 civilians

However, since the start of the anti-IS air campaign in 2014, Airwars says between 3,681 and 5,849 Iraqi and Syrian civilians have died in USA -led or Iraqi government attacks, although the vast maj...

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IS seals off area of symbolic mosque in Mosul's Old City

IS seals off area of symbolic mosque in Mosul's Old City

Since last October, Iraqi forces have waged large-scale military operations aimed at driving IS from Mosul , the terrorist group's last major stronghold in northern Iraq. Three neighbourhoods north o...

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Chinese maker of Ivanka Trump shoes denies labor violations

They disclosed preliminary findings to China Labor Watch, indicating workers at the factories had been subject to extremely long hours. Li said that they had wanted to investigate the factory "to ...

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Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Spicer refers Russia-related queries to Trump's private lawyer

Trump has privately pinned some of the blame for his administration's rough start on the White House's communications strategy. "I didn't come here with a list of things", he said. He later added: "It...

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Speaker says Illinois Legislature will miss budget deadline

Speaker says Illinois Legislature will miss budget deadline

Bruce Rauner's signature. A group of school superintendents from districts statewide held a press conference in the Illinois State Capitol on Wednesday, calling for the passage of a full-year budg...

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Farage 'person of interest' in Trump probe

Farage 'person of interest' in Trump probe

He added: 'I have never been to Russian Federation. Farage has not been accused of wrongdoing and is not a suspect of the USA investigation. Sources familiar with the investigation told the Guard...

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Theresa May projected to lose majority in parliament after election

May appeared to criticise Corbyn for being too keen to appear on television, saying: "I'm interested in the fact that Jeremy Corbyn seems to be paying far more attention to how many appearances on t...

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Man charged in Malaysia Airlines jet bomb threat diversion

The aircraft had departed Melbourne at 23:11 local time for Kuala Lumpur . "Passengers are now exiting the plane and speaking to investigators", police said . The incident took place on Malaysia ...

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Former White House press officer Boris Epshteyn questioned in Russia probe

The New York City litigator was retained by Trump last week to represent the president in all matters concerning the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. We were asking you ov...

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Al Franken: Kathy Griffin can recover from 'horrible mistake'

Al Franken: Kathy Griffin can recover from 'horrible mistake'

The red-haired reality star and stand-up comic created a firestorm of backlash yesterday after photos were released of her holding up a bloodied prop of Donald Trump's head. It's nothing new to hear a...

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Terrorism, Ukraine and Syria conflicts at heart of Macron, Putin meeting

Terrorism, Ukraine and Syria conflicts at heart of Macron, Putin meeting

There were no statements from Russia Today or Sputnik immediately available. French President Emmanuel Macron has warned that France would respond immediately to any use of chemical weapon...

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Why is Lebanon trying to ban 'Wonder Woman'?

A Lebanese security official told the Times that a ban would require a recommendation from a six-ministry-member committee, noting that such a process has not yet started. The news follows calls fro...

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Increasingly blamed for missteps, Trump communications director resigns

Increasingly blamed for missteps, Trump communications director resigns

Ahead of Trump's recent Israel visit, a senior administration official revealed that the president would not use his trip to announce plans to move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem, althou...

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Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur returned to the Australian airport shortly after take off late on Wednesday after a passenger attempted to enter the cockpit, the airline said. ...

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Malaysia Airlines flight returns to Melbourne due to 'disruptive passenger'

A disruptive passenger on a Malaysia Airlines flight going from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur forced the plane to turn back. "I can confirm that the matter is not now being treated as terrorism-relate...

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No terror link in MH128 flight fracas: PM

Manodh Marks appeared in court on Thursday and faces a potential 10-year prison sentence on each charge. "He was saying: 'I'm going to the blow the f-ing plane up, I'm going to blow the plane up, '"...

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Lawmakers Vote To Raise Minimum Wage To 15 Dollars

Lawmakers Vote To Raise Minimum Wage To 15 Dollars

Democratic state Rep. Will Guzzardi , of Chicago, says the plan would help working people make ends meet. "But in fact, a $15-an-hour minimum wage makes it much harder to employ recent high school ...

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England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues in opener

Talking about the chances of Virat Kohli-led Indian cricket team of winning the Champions Trophy , Chappell wrote, "Kohli's men have tuned up for this tournament with a glut of T20 games in the IPL...

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Manchester Bombing: Trump Calls US Leaks 'Deeply Troubling'

Manchester Bombing: Trump Calls US Leaks 'Deeply Troubling'

British Security Minister Ben Wallace told BBC Radio Friday that United Kingdom police are confident of "rolling up" the network of militants responsible for the Manchester attack . Monday's attac...

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Three officers killed in Jakarta bus terminal bombing

Three officers killed in Jakarta bus terminal bombing

West Java police spokesman Yusri Yunus said Salam's wife told investigators that the bombs used in Wednesday's attack and the February blast were assembled by another militant she identified only as A...

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Trump to interview Pistole for Federal Bureau of Investigation director

The Senate Intelligence Committee said on May 19 that Comey, who was sacked by US President Donald Trump earlier in May, would publicly testify before the panel after the May 29 Memorial Day h...

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Relative 'Devastated' After Shooting Kills 8 in Mississippi

The latest reports have taken aim at Trump's son-in-law and top adviser Jared Kushner . That follows a recent report from The Washington Post alleging that Kushner wanted to develop a secure, priva...

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Israeli officials warn Trump administration against pressuring Netanyahu

Trump said both Netanyahu and Abbas had "assured" him of their willingness to "reach for peace". "I want to tell you, we don't have a blank check on the political level", Netanyahu reportedly told L...

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Kabul bombing: Canadian embassy suffered 'significant' damage

As thousands more Afghans mourn their dead and injured, European and other officials should remove their rose-tinted glasses and acknowledge that until bombs stop ripping people apart on their way to ...

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Massive Kabul truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds

Deputy Interior Minister Murad Ali said on Thursday that 80 people had been killed and 463 wounded in the attack. The explosion occurred near the German embassy at one of the entrances to Kabul's ...

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White House Communications Director Mike Dubke Quits After 3 Months On Job

White House Communications Director Mike Dubke Quits After 3 Months On Job

United States media reported that Trump is increasingly frustrated at the White House's response to media reaction to his administration's first 100 days in office. President Donald Trump Tuesday ...

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