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Kuwait emir leaves for UAE over Qatar mediation

Kuwait's Emir Sheikh Sabah Al Ahmad Al Jaber Al Sabah has returned home after a short visit to Saudi Arabia on Tuesday during which he held talks with the Saudi King on ways to defuse an escalating cr...

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Turnbull says Melbourne siege "a terrorist attack"

Khayre, who was on parole for offences including aggravated burglary and theft , emerged from the Buckingham International serviced apartments on Monday at 6pm and began firing at police who had surr...

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Backed Force Declares Start of 'Great Battle' to Liberate IS-Held Raqa

Backed Force Declares Start of 'Great Battle' to Liberate IS-Held Raqa

It follows months of advances to the north, east and west of Raqqa by the SDF . Townsend also said that the success of the offensive operation will deliver a " decisive blow to the idea of ISIS as...

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Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Cop Who Fatally Shot Tamir Rice Fired

Samaria Rice, Tamir's mother, told WKYC television she was "relieved" that the officer had been sacked but did not agree with the reasons. Tomiko Shine holds up a picture of Tamir Rice during a ...

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Killed in Sri Lanka in Monsoon Floods, Landslides

Killed in Sri Lanka in Monsoon Floods, Landslides

We stand with our Sri Lankan brothers and sisters in their hour of need. An Indian naval ship equipped with medical supplies docked in Colombo Saturday and a second vessel was expected on Monday, ...

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Rock am Ring festival given green light after security checks

Following the recent attack in Manchester outside a concert, strict security controls were already in place and authorities had put in place 1,200 police officers. They did not give any further deta...

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UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack - May

The attack at iconic London Bridge and a nearby market was the third terrorist strike in Britain in less than three months. Rachid Redouane (center) and Youssef Zaghba have been named as the suspe...

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Comey says Trump asked him to 'let this go' about Flynn

Investors are also keeping a watch on Britain's general election, the European Central Bank's policy meeting and former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before a Senate panel on Thursday...

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U.S. intelligence says Russian hackers set off Qatar diplomatic crisis

Even as Trump applauded the Arab countries' move, the Pentagon on Tuesday renewed praise of Qatar for hosting U.S. forces and its "enduring commitment to regional security". Fellow Gulf states are als...

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Justice Ademola resumes sitting

Justice Ademola resumes sitting

The other five judges were also asked to resume on the basis that the Attorney-General of the Federation and Minister of Justice , Mr. Abubakar Malami , had failed to institute charges against them ...

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British police name two London Bridge attackers, say one was investigated before

She said the U.K.'s national threat level remained at severe on Monday, which "means that a terrorist attack is highly likely". Scotland Yard has named two of the terrorists involved in the Londo...

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'We Are Still In:' US Companies Defy Trump's Paris Accord Snub

The spokesman accused the US of taking a decision "ignorant of the fact that the protection of the global environment is in their own interests". The spokesman said that Trump's move was a "selfish ...

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London Attackers' Names: Khuram Butt, Rachid Redouane identified in London Bridge killings

The other attacker was named as Rachid Redouane, 30, who also went by the identity Rachid Elkhdar and was not known to police. They drove their hired van into pedestrians on London Bridge before...

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More people taken into custody in London Bridge attack probe

Dozens were injured, 18 of them critically, in the attack that started on London Bridge, when the three attackers swerved a van into pedestrians then, armed with knives, rampaged through the nearb...

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Trump's United Kingdom visit should be cancelled, says London Mayor Sadiq Khan

President Donald Trump's sons Eric Trump , left, and Donald Trump Jr ., executive vice presidents of The Trump Organization, chat with guests during an event Monday, June 5, 2017 , in NY. "We writ...

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Tillerson: China Should Put More Pressure on N. Korea

Tillerson: China Should Put More Pressure on N. Korea

Her remarks were in response to a question on how China views the comments about China from US Defense Secretary James Mattis and Tomomi Inada, Japan's defense minister, at the Shangri-La Dialog...

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2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

2 men charged in 36 deaths at Oakland artists' warehouse

Speaking to the Today Show after the deadly fire , Almena said at the time , "I'm only here to say one thing: I'm incredibly sorry and that everything that I did was to make this a stronger and mo...

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Hawaii Signs Legislation To Implement Goals Of Paris Climate Accord Anyway

Almost three in four (72%) voters said they saw climate change as "an important threat" that demanded government action, and 50% of voters said they felt the USA should do more to strengthen environ...

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Final push for votes in Britain's turbulent election campaign

Conservative Prime Minister Theresa May and main opposition labour leader Jeremy Corbyn were criss-crossing the country on Wednesday, targeting urban areas whose votes could be crucial. Supporters...

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Trump tweets hurting legal case - key adviser's husband

The late-night comedian , who Trump called a "no-talent guy" in May, mocked Trump for his overzealous social media use in the last few days, which has "hurt your own case", Colbert said. Trump's ord...

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India condemns Iran terror attacks

Police surrounded the building and gunfire could be heard from outside. As the attack unfolded, security forces hurriedly closed the doors of Parliament and neither the lawmakers nor journalists w...

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Claimed attacks on Iran's parliament, shrine kill 12

The attacks were claimed by the Islamic State group, which Syria routinely claims, without evidence, is backed by Western and other powers that want to remove President Bashar Assad from power...

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Cosby accuser facing more cross-examination in sex assault trial

Cosby accuser facing more cross-examination in sex assault trial

She says she shot down the actor's casual advances before she found herself paralyzed and unable to fight him off the night she took pills he said were herbal supplements. Constand's testimony is expe...

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Comey to Congress: Trump told him 'I need loyalty'

Asked whether Trump still stands by his contradicted claims that he did not ask Comey for a loyalty pledge or to drop the investigation into Flynn, Sanders referred specific questions to Trump's outsi...

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Senators to ask officials about Trump pushback on Russia investigation

Trump's White House and its allies are crafting a strategy aimed at undermining Comey's credibility. According to online news site Circa , Comey politely declined to answer those questions on the bas...

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The government has underestimated ordinary people, Jeremy Corbyn tells Glasgow rally

A day ahead of Britain's general election , investors are cautious of a vote that seems tighter than anticipated and could have long-standing repercussions on the country's exit from the European ...

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Tehran attacks: Blast at Khomeini mausoleum, parliament under fire

Tehran attacks: Blast at Khomeini mausoleum, parliament under fire

The Daesh Takfiri terrorist group has claimed responsibility for the attacks. All four attackers were killed during the violence. At least eight people were killed on Wednesday in the first terror a...

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Read James Comey's Statement About His Conversations With President Trump

Read James Comey's Statement About His Conversations With President Trump

The ad will reportedly air on CNN and Fox News on Thursday, when Comey will deliver his much-anticipated testimony before the Senate committee, which is investigating allegations that Moscow inter...

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Third London attacker had been detained en route for Syria

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said questions would need to be asked about what the police knew about Butt . The third murderer has yet to be named by the Metropolitan Police, who said although Butt wa...

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'Earth to Trump: F**k you!': Germans frustrated by announcement on climate deal

But after contentious meetings with Trump last week, Merkel indicated changes in the U.S. German Chancellor Angela Merkel's pithy observation on Sunday that Europeans "really must take our fate ...

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