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As Leo Varadkar set to become Ireland PM, kin celebrate in Mumbai

As Leo Varadkar set to become Ireland PM, kin celebrate in Mumbai

Varadkar, 38, will officially take over as Taoiseach , as the Irish prime ministerial title is known in Ireland, in Parliament later this month after he was declared the victor in the leadership race...

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London's Mayor Hits Out at May

London's Mayor Hits Out at May

Khan, the first Muslim elected as London's mayor, and Trump have been at odds since Khan was strongly critical of Trump's election campaign pledge to impose a temporary ban on Muslims entering the U...

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Siding Against Ally Qatar, Trump Injects US Into Arab Crisis

Siding Against Ally Qatar, Trump Injects US Into Arab Crisis

In a series of early-morning tweets, Trump appeared to endorse the accusation that the small, gas-rich kingdom funds terrorist groups, a serious allegation against a strategic US partner that hosts ...

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London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

London mayor calls for cancellation of Trump visit to UK

Prime Minister Theresa May called Trump's comments "wrong". In an interview with ABC's "Good Morning America", Donald Trump Jr. said London's Mayor Sadiq Khan "should do something to fix the probl...

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Trump takes sides, supports Saudis in conflict with Qatar

The president was responding to a regional crisis that began on Monday when Qatar's Persian Gulf neighbors severed economic and political ties with their neighbor in a move created to punish the tiny ...

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N. Korea Rejects New UNSC Resolution, Vows to Continue Nuke Program

N. Korea Rejects New UNSC Resolution, Vows to Continue Nuke Program

Tillerson added that Australia and the United States "speak with one voice in calling for North Korea to abandon its illegal nuclear weapons program". "Beyond diplomatic and financial consequences, th...

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Republican-led House committee asked for 'unmasked' Russian Federation intelligence

But Ryan chose not to strip Nunes of his chairmanship of the committee, and as chairman he retains the right to issue subpoenas without the consent of Democrats or the full committee. He was relucta...

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Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

Qatar long has denied funding extremists, and its foreign minister struck a defiant tone in interviews, even after anxious residents emptied grocery stores in its capital, Doha. Kuwait is a member of ...

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Gunmen kill 23 in gun attack on Christians in Egypt

Gunmen kill 23 in gun attack on Christians in Egypt

Christians rallied behind el-Sissi, the former head of Egypt's military, in 2013 when he ousted his Islamist predecessor Mohammed Morsi, who hails from the Muslim Brotherhood. Another equally grim sc...

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Leaked documents: Russian hackers targeted Florida Supervisors of Elections

Revelations regarding top-level inquiries into a cyberattack launched by Russian military intelligence agents on an American voting-systems manufacturer, and of an apparently related attempt to hack t...

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Palestinians welcome Trump decision on Israel embassy

Husam Zomlot, the Palestinian Authority representative in the U.S., was happy with the decision, saying it removed one obstacle to negotiations. Palestinians says the two-state solution is the basis...

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Trump accuses London mayor of giving 'pathetic excuse' after terror attack

Trump accuses London mayor of giving 'pathetic excuse' after terror attack

Mr Trump had written: "Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alarmed" statement . MSM is working hard to sell it!" he wrote. Lower courts have b...

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Deal for Beckham's Miami soccer stadium land gets approval

Deal for Beckham's Miami soccer stadium land gets approval

Miami-Dade Commissioners voted 9-4 this afternoon to sell a county-owned parcel of land in Overtown to Beckham's group for $9 million - the final piece of land they need to begin work on a stadium nex...

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Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

Paris' Notre-Dame's assailant reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

A minister said that the attacker shouted "this is for Syria!" The Latest on the security operation near the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris (all times local): 5:35 p.m. Speaking to the Associate...

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Paris police say officer shoots, injures attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

Paris police say officer shoots, injures attacker near Notre Dame Cathedral

Tourists were told to stay away from the area. Reuters reports that the attacker was shot in the chest and has now been taken to hospital - but his motive remains unclear. Andre Finot, the cathedr...

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John Brennan: Russia interfered in United States election process

John Brennan: Russia interfered in United States election process

Manafort. "I encountered and am aware of information and intelligence that revealed contacts and interactions between Russian officials and US persons involved in the Trump campaign that I was con...

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Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan criticises Qatar sanctions

Turkey's Tayyip Erdogan criticises Qatar sanctions

The decision by neighboring Arab nations to cut ties with Qatar has thrown the Middle East's air traffic into confusion, with turmoil threatening to spread into the financial sector as well. In ...

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Election day ahead: Jeremy Corbyn to campaign in Scotland

A new poll suggests the SNP could lose six seats at the general election - but Nicola Sturgeon's party would still comfortably remain Scotland's biggest party in terms of MPs. In "challenging ec...

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Trump says Middle East leaders told him Qatar funded terrorism

Trump says Middle East leaders told him Qatar funded terrorism

He later tweeted: "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism! ". Qatar is also a major regional diplomatic player and global investor and is set to host the World C...

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Israeli's panel approves new Jewish settlement

The statement said that the actions taken by Israel (the occupying power) on the ground, and the remarks made by its officials affirm Israel's determination to destroy all opportunities and possib...

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Mauritania Breaks Off Diplomatic Relations With Qatar

It is home to 10,000 USA troops and serves as a launching base for numerous US actions against Islamic State. They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism, and all reference was pointing...

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Trump says he helped Saudis make Qatar decision

The official says Qatar has made progress in stopping financing for terrorist groups but has more work to do. President Donald Trump's boasting the decision of five Arab nations, led by Saudi Arab...

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Piers Morgan Changed His Tune About Ariana Grande

Posting a photo from the concert to the site, he explained that he wanted to be there for his son during his first day of camp. "It's an emotional story: my father passed away two and a half years a...

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Trump sides with Saudi Arabia against Qatar

Trump sides with Saudi Arabia against Qatar

Spicer said Trump had a very, very constructive conversation with the Emir of Qatar during his visit in Riyadh. The minister did not specify what he wanted from Qatar, saying that "a number of steps...

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The Trumps Funneled $100K Meant For Cancer Charity Into Own Pockets

No credit?' And he went nuts. "Obviously, as a company in America, we're susceptible like so many others to potential cyberattacks", Donald Trump Jr. Of the $500,000 that the Eric Trump Foundati...

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Aussie Nurse Kirsty Boden Confirmed As Victim Of London Terror Attack

Aussie Nurse Kirsty Boden Confirmed As Victim Of London Terror Attack

Here's what we know about the first victim to be named. Sara Zelenak , from Brisbane , has not been since she became separated from friends while on a night out in London on Saturday, with her d...

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Khuram Butt is terrorist behind London Bridge attack

Khuram Butt is terrorist behind London Bridge attack

Later, the statement also disclosed that " Khuram Shazad Butt was known to the police and MI5 [the domestic counter-intelligence agency of the UK]". London's Metropolitan Police said one attack...

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Most Americans want 'aggressive' action on climate change: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Americans want 'aggressive' action on climate change: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Trump cast his decision to exit the Paris agreement as an "America First" policy focused on improving the economy in the Rust Belt, specifically mentioning Pittsburgh, Penn., and Youngstown, Ohio....

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Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

Mattis told the Shangri-La regional defence summit in Singapore at the weekend: "The scope and effect of China's construction activities in the South China Sea differ from those of other countrie...

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Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Trump , speaking on the decision Thursday, said he "was elected to represent the citizens of Pittsburgh, not Paris ". "For Americans and those in the world community looking for strong leadership o...

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