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Trump is going back on a big Israel campaign promise

But the White House suggested the embassy would eventually be relocated. Israel claims all of Jerusalem as its state capital, while the Palestinians want East Jerusalem, i.e. "He wants to put ...

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Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: Army chief

Myanmar military plane carrying 116 missing: Army chief

Update: The office has updated the number of military personnel and family members onboard from 90 to 106, making it a total of 120 passengers onboard. The plane was delivered in March past year and ...

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London attacker stopped en route to Syria, flagged as suspect

United Kingdom police said that 22-year-old Youssef Zaghba lived in east London and had not been considered to be a "person of interest" to either police or the intelligence services - meaning the...

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Putin on Flynn: 'I didn't even really talk to him'

Trump, during the campaign, repeatedly denied Russian Federation was trying to tip the scales in his favor. The US journalist interviewed Putin at the St. "There weren't even any reports. You creat...

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Burhan Wani's successor Sabzar Bhat killed in Kashmir encounter

The official said as the security forces were closing on the building where the militants were hiding, the ultras opened fire. "Restrictions have been put in place today so that mobs don't gather an...

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After meeting Assad ally Putin, Macron meets Syrian opposition

Recent elections have affected relations between the United States, Europe and Russian Federation. She says the global community needs to be tougher on Putin. The Russian leader says they also discu...

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President Trump's FBI pick represented Christie in Bridgegate case

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday he plans to nominate Christopher A. Wray, the former assistant attorney general in charge of the Justice Department's criminal division, to be the next F...

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'Pathetic Excuses': Trump Doubles Down on Attack Against London Mayor, Sadiq Khan

'Pathetic Excuses': Trump Doubles Down on Attack Against London Mayor, Sadiq Khan

According to Independent , Khan also said that Trump is trying to "divide communities". "You need to be about 9 years old in your social development to understand when your neighbor, friend, brother,...

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Barzani: Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence in September

Barzani: Iraqi Kurds to vote on independence in September

Wednesday's announcement comes just two months after Iraqi Kurdistan released a roadmap for a referendum, with Kurdish leaders stating at the time that a vote is a " natural right of the nation of Kur...

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London attack victim died in fiance's arms

London attack victim died in fiance's arms

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Top Senate intelligence Democrat: 'more investigating to do'

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US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

US intelligence chiefs decline to discuss Trump contacts

No matter how far Comey goes to describe how Trump's comments made him feel or how much the investigation of the Trump team's alleged collusion looks, the GOP senators on the committee will try to...

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UK PM May's Conservatives to fall short of majority- YouGov

The main party leaders have covered thousands of miles in the run up to Thursday's election, with Labour's Jeremy Corbyn campaigning in 63 constituencies while Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron t...

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North Korea 'rejects' United Nations sanctions, vows to bolster nuclear force

North Korea 'rejects' United Nations sanctions, vows to bolster nuclear force

The resolution also condemned North Korea's nuclear and ballistic activities "in the strongest terms" and reaffirmed the Security Council's demand that Pyongyang abandon all nuclear weapons and progra...

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PM May: UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack

PM May: UK threat level to remain at severe following London attack

A child looks at the floral tributes after a vigil for victims of Saturday's attack in London Bridge , at Potter's Field Park in London , Monday, June 5, 2017. May has said the three attacks - inc...

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Corbyn 'open' to #indyref2 talks as Sturgeon launches SNP manifesto

In a key passage of the document, she appeared to drop her demands made in March for a second independence referendum to be held between autumn 2018 and spring 2019. Meanwhile Ms Sturgeon, whose 2015 ...

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United States suspects Russian hackers planted fake news behind Qatar crisis

Small but influential Qatar has always been at odds with some of its regional partners over its support for the Muslim Brotherhood, which is seen by Saudi Arabia and other nations as a threat to the n...

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Teen played 'sick game' to encourage boyfriend to kill himself, court told

Teen played 'sick game' to encourage boyfriend to kill himself, court told

Carter is charged with manslaughter for allegedly using text messages to encourage her boyfriend, Conrad Roy III, 18, to kill himself. Prosecutors said on Tuesday that Carter, then 17, exchanged 2...

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Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Warner told the intelligence official he was missing an opportunity to lay to rest media reports suggesting the president was trying to interfere in the investigation, and he said another individual...

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Comey to Congress: President Trump Told Him 'I Need Loyalty'

Vice President Mike Pence has canceled an interview with PBS' "NewsHour ". Sara Just, the program's executive producer, tweeted around 3 p.m. Wednesday that Pence had canceled "moment ago". Comey a...

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Gunmen attack Iran parliament and mausoleum, killing at least one

Gunmen attack Iran parliament and mausoleum, killing at least one

Many Iranians, including the powerful Revolutionary Guards , were thus quick to blame the kingdom for the attacks in Tehran , even as IS was claiming responsibility . By choosing the burial site ...

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Christie deputy, ex-Goldman Sachs executive win primaries

In his victory speech Tuesday night, he suggested that a vote for Guadagno would be like giving Gov Christie and third term. In New Jersey, though, the double blow of Trump's underwater approval r...

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Armed men open fire at Iranian Parliament, Khomeini shrine

Armed men open fire at Iranian Parliament, Khomeini shrine

On Wednesday morning, terrorists attacked the Iranian parliament and the Mausoleum of Ayatollah Khomeini , the leader of the 1979 Islamic Revolution . One was gunned down by police while another d...

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Macron says French citizen is 8th London victim

Macron says French citizen is 8th London victim

The BBC reports that Thomas was last seen on London Bridge walking with his girlfriend, who was seriously injured in the violence. Specialist officers from the Marine Police Unit recovered the ma...

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Bangladesh raises storm danger to highest level as Cyclone Mora batters coastline

It was after the Cyclone made a landfall that Bangladesh has raised a number 10 danger weather warning, which is the highest weather danger alert. Bangladesh's disaster management ministry has ord...

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Iran leader shrugs off IS attacks in Tehran

Iran leader shrugs off IS attacks in Tehran

Mizan Online, which is affiliated with the judiciary, attributed the toll from Wednesday's attacks to Pirhossein Kolivand, the head of Iran's emergency department. The revolutionary guards' accusati...

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New Zealand universities gain in 2018 QS world university rankings

New Zealand universities gain in 2018 QS world university rankings

For the first time in 14 years, three Indian institutions led by the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi have made it to a list of world's top 200 universities. Experts blamed the austerity dri...

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Outrage as Trump lashes out at London mayor after attacks

He followed this with a tweet based on words from Mr Khan. "State visits are given to world leaders who have had a distinguished service, who have a track record, and in the circumstances, where ...

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Saudi FM: Qatar measures taken with great pain

Defense Secretary James Mattis also spoke to his counterpart in Qatar to express U.S. commitment to security. But Qatar sees itself as a key Middle East ally of the U.S. It should be noted that ...

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South Korea: North Korea test-fires missiles

SEOUL , South Korea South Korea said Wednesday it will set up an environmental review before allowing four more launchers to be added to a contentious US missile defense system meant to cope wit...

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