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NPR Special Coverage: James Comey Senate Testimony

Burr though has said he has not yet spoken to Mueller about Comey's expected testimony. In spite of the distractions, Short said the White House's legislative team is expecting a busy summer, begi...

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Five killed in workplace shooting in Orlando

Five killed in workplace shooting in Orlando

The shooting appears to have nothing to do with terrorism. Workplace shootings that don't meet the FBI's "active shooter" threshold happen several times a month. "God had his hand on her", she said....

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Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks

Afghan president calls on Taliban to join peace talks

Ghani reiterated on Tuesday that he wants peace talks with the Taliban, but said that it wasn't an "open-ended" opportunity. Afghan protesters set a fire during a protest in Kabul , Afghanistan ...

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Woman dies in fiance's arms in London attack

We need to review Britain's counter-terrorism strategy to make sure the police and security services have all the powers they need. Fabio Lamas, 20, who works at a pub in Borough Market , told NB...

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Philippine police questioning driver in casino attack probe

Philippine police questioning driver in casino attack probe

Casinos in the Philippines are popular with foreign gamblers. Resorts World Chief Operating officer Stephen Reilly said the gunman was dressed in combat gear and fired a number of shots as he ente...

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Kellyanne Conway complains about media 'obsession' with President Trump's tweets

Kellyanne Conway complains about media 'obsession' with President Trump's tweets

Justice Department lawyers have been trying to differentiate between the comments Trump made during the campaign and then as president, as Trump signed two executive orders banning travel from Muslim-...

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Moscow librarian convicted for 'extremist' Ukrainian books

Moscow librarian convicted for 'extremist' Ukrainian books

In April 2016, investigators additionally charged her with embezzlement, claiming that she used library funds to pay for her legal defense in a separate extremism case against her that was dismissed i...

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Arab nations cut ties with Qatar amid accusations of terror support

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar amid accusations of terror support

Qatar, home to about 10,000 US troops and the host of the 2022 FIFA World Cup, criticized the move as a "violation of its sovereignty". It essentially started off three days after President Trump wa...

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United Kingdom police ID two London Bridge attack suspects

The police said Butt was known to them and the MI5, but there had been no evidence of the attack being planned and Butt was considered to be " low priority". On left is Khuram Shazad Butt and...

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What It Means That The US is Leaving The Green Climate Fund

The country under the Obama administration in 2015 had pledged to cut its greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28% by 2025 as a part of the agreement. "Just the opposite - we are forging ahead", Bloomber...

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Sturgeon sees independence from United Kingdom by 2025 - ITV

Things didn't get much better when she was asked whether the SNP would be prepared to put an independence referendum on the back burner in order to form a coalition. Ms Sturgeon said her timetable f...

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Philippine lawmakers ask Supreme Court to annul martial law

Philippine lawmakers ask Supreme Court to annul martial law

A military convoy drives as fighting between Islamist militants and government forces continues in Marawi City, Mindanao Island, southern Philippines, 04 June 2017. "Complications have been coming out...

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Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

Police name gunman in Melbourne hostage-taking

Khayre spent 16 months on remand in a high-security facility over the terrorism offences but was acquitted by a jury and released from custody two days before Christmas in 2010. Police believe the Isi...

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US President Donald Trump won't block James Comey from testifying

It appears former FBI Director James Comey has cleared the biggest hurdle in his upcoming testimony before a Senate committee. The fired FBI director agreed to disclose details regarding his...

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What's at stake for the US after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis

What's at stake for the US after Qatar hit with diplomatic crisis

The pulling of diplomatic relations follows a visit to Saudi Arabia last month by American President Donald Trump. Egypt's action, announced in Monday's early hours, was coordinated with similar mov...

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Putin: 'It wouldn't make sense for us to interfere' in USA election

Putin added that it "wouldn't make sense" for the Russian government to interfere in the election, even though he never seemed to flat-out deny the accusation. "The other thing is that I am deeply con...

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Putin's dinner with Michael Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

Putin told NBC's Megyn Kelly on the premiere of "Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly ". Trump has called an FBI investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation a "witch ...

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UK police release people arrested after London attack without charge

Counter terrorism police made two fresh raids today on addresses in east London in connection with Saturdays deadly terror attack in London . "I don't wish to enter into a row between those...

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Trump again mischaracterizes London mayor's remarks in critical tweet

The mayor was merely reassuring Londoners that they should not be alarmed by the increased police presence triggered by the attack . Asked about the row this morning by the Financial Times, the p...

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Trump renews Twitter attack on London mayor Sadiq Khan

A Khan spokesman replied: "He has more important things to do than respond to Donald Trump's ill-informed tweet that deliberately takes out of context his remarks urging Londoners not to be alar...

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Arab nations cut ties to Qatar, deepening rift in Persian Gulf

Arab nations cut ties to Qatar, deepening rift in Persian Gulf

Qatar denies funding extremist groups. "While we would not want to read too much into this in terms of looming trouble for OPEC, the fact that Qatar's stance towards Iran is a key element in this...

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Trump Vows to Calm Gulf Flareup as Saudis Turn Screws on Qatar

Trump Vows to Calm Gulf Flareup as Saudis Turn Screws on Qatar

The measures are more severe than during a previous eight-month rift in 2014, when Saudi Arabia , Bahrain and the UAE withdrew their ambassadors from Doha, again alleging Qatari support for milit...

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London Bridge attack: Police name 2 of 3 attack suspects

NHS England said 36 people remained in hospital, with 18 in a critical condition. Dick said police had seized "a huge amount of forensic material" after going through the van used in the attack "ver...

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OPEC: Deeper Cuts Are Not Out Of The Question

Crude-oil futures were down in Asia trade Tuesday, as investors shifted their focus back on a supply glut as US producers continue to expand their oil digging operations despite softening prices. "Cru...

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UN Security Council Warns North Korea for Missile Launch

UN Security Council Warns North Korea for Missile Launch

The South Korean military discovered North Korean unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) equipped with digital cameras in several locations including Paju, Gyeonggi, and Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea ...

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Timeline: How the Trump-Khan relationship grew so heated

Khan was eventually asked about what Trump's "got against [him]" since the president has made a decision to slam him so much ever since the attacks near London Bridge . After his election past ye...

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Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

Hostage-taker in Australia had been acquitted of terror plot

Khayre had also served jail sentences for arson and violent crimes which were not related to terrorism. He said Khayre had been acquitted over a foiled plot to attack a Sydney army barracks in 200...

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Trump honors the fallen in Memorial Day remarks

Trump honors the fallen in Memorial Day remarks

Washington D.C. [USA], May 30 (ANI): U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday visited the Arlington National Cemetery to pay his tributes to the fallen soldiers on Memorial Day . "I believe that G...

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Alabama kills 'Houdini' of death row after avoiding 7 executions

Arthur was nicknamed the "Houdini" of death row because he had eluded execution seven times. "You can either let a stressful situation break you so you can't breathe, or you hold on to hope and use yo...

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London mayor calls for Trump ban after tweetstorm

Post recent terror attacks , Khan told Londoners there was " no reason to be alarmed " about an increased police presence in the coming days. Trump added that the media "is working hard to sell it!...

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