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Canterbury Crusaders field strong pack against Lions

Canterbury Crusaders field strong pack against Lions

What coach Warren Gatland will have liked most about the start was the intensity the team played with as they battered into the Blues defensive structure."I think it was a big step up from our f...

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Climate decision could accelerate damage to Trump properties

Climate decision could accelerate damage to Trump properties

Ige said Hawaii is the first state to enact legislation implementing parts of the Paris climate agreement . A recently published study has concluded that climate change will bring nothing short...

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Parker: Trump's tweets are more than just a 'problem'

But Trump apparently inferred that Khan was saying there was no need for residents to be alarmed about terrorism as he promptly tweeted , "At least 7 dead and 48 wounded in terror attack and Mayor of...

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London attacks Third London attacker had been detained en route for Syria

An official at the Bologna chief prosecutor's office said Zaghba was stopped at the city's airport after arriving on a flight from London 2016. French president Emmanuel Macron said a third French...

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Trump's approval rating dips to 34%

Forty percent of voters said they thought Trump's advisers did something illegal in their dealings with Russia-which the intelligence community assessed had worked to get the GOP candidate elected thr...

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Houston bars opening early for Comey testimony watch parties

Houston bars opening early for Comey testimony watch parties

Analysts said Comey, an intensely by-the-book, non-political law enforcer whose handling of a separate investigation into Democrat Hillary Clinton a year ago nevertheless may have cost her the preside...

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Trump Delays Moving US Embassy In Israel To Jerusalem

Stephen Greenberg and Malcolm Hoenlein, heads of the Conference of Presidents of Major American Jewish Organizations, said "moving the embassy to Israel's declared capital would rectify a historic w...

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Watch Former FBI Director James Comey Testify Before Congress

Watch Former FBI Director James Comey Testify Before Congress

Comey explained to Sen. Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), also on the committee, said it would be "inappropriate" for Trump to ask for a pledge of loyalty from an Federal Bureau of Investigation directo...

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Iran calls Trump's reaction to ISIS attacks 'repugnant'

Isis claimed responsibility, and there is no reason to doubt this, although it's possible some aspect of the attacks may have been facilitated by dissident groups within Iran. The six attackers we...

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French president says 8th death confirmed after London attacks

A third French citizen was also confirmed dead on Wednesday, bringing the overall death toll to eight. "And this happened in England, absolutely". She also blamed the internet in part for his radica...

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Qatar hit by ratings downgrade over blockade crisis

Bahrain, Saudi Arabia and the UAE have ordered their citizens to leave Qatar, potentially hitting enrolment at branch campuses. The UAE's General Civil Aviation Authority also announced on Twitter t...

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Timeline: N. Korean missiles a test for new S. Korean leader

Timeline: N. Korean missiles a test for new S. Korean leader

Missile Defense Agency, Vice Adm. James Syring, said in Washington on Wednesday. The missiles flew about 124 miles, according to the South Korean military. The US finally pressured China and Russi...

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This Saudi-Qatari rift complicates America's broader fight against terror

The biggest diplomatic crisis in the Persian Gulf since the 1991 USA -led war with Iraq pits several nations against Qatar , home to some 10,000 American troops and a major US military base. They a...

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Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry

Earlier on Wednesday, the country's powerful Islamic Revolutionary Guards Corps (IRGGC) stated that Saudi Arabia and the United States had a hand in the twin attacks that targeted the Iranian parliame...

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Trump Calls For Arab Unity After Seeming To Back Split With Qatar

Qatar, which hosts one of the biggest USA military bases in the Middle East, is in the midst of the biggest diplomatic row to hit the Gulf in years after eight Arab nations severed ties over wha...

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Security heightened as voters go to the polls

Security heightened as voters go to the polls

Meanwhile, veteran left-winger Corbyn, who was written off as a no-hoper by most political analysts, surprised on the upside with a policy-rich campaign that drew large, fervent crowds to his events -...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Manila attack, police deny link to terrorism

ISIS claims responsibility for Manila attack, police deny link to terrorism

Policemen walk past a still smoldering part of a hotel at the Resorts World Manila complex, early Friday, June 2, 2017, in Manila , Philippines. He said it seemed like the gunman was focused on...

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After Hamas decade, Gaza short on freedom, jobs, electricity

A recent Times of Israel report addressing the situation in Gaza states that conditions for Gazans have become more complicated as a result of new regulations imposed by the Hamas regime. The Saud...

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Watch Senate Committee Hearing With Intelligence Chiefs

Sen. King pressed Coats and Rogers whether the president asked them to influence former FBI Director James Comey or curtail his FBI investigation into former National Security Adviser Michael...

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Jordan Expels Qatari Ambassador, Trump Praises Cutting Ties

Jordan Expels Qatari Ambassador, Trump Praises Cutting Ties

Earlier, he said the Saudis' move to isolate Qatar could mark the "beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism". "So good to see the Saudi Arabia visit with the King and 50 countries already pa...

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Army deployed in Darjeeling following GJM's violent protest

Army deployed in Darjeeling following GJM's violent protest

Army was deployed after GJM supporters turned violent and the police failed to contain the protestors. The GJM leadership stirred up unrest in the hills after the state announced that teaching of...

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Police make another arrest in Manchester bombing case

A further six people who were arrested since the attack on 22 May have been released without charge. Images and video posted to social media showed officers making the arrest, and cars being towed f...

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Japan Weighs Adding Missile Shelters as North Korea Threat Grows

Japan Weighs Adding Missile Shelters as North Korea Threat Grows

South Korean President Moon-Jae-in has been briefed on the latest launch, the military said, declining to give further details. With Thursday's test, North Korea has performed its 11 ballistic missi...

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UK Election Arrives After May Sees Lead Over Corbyn Shrink

There are 650 constituencies across the United Kingdom, meaning 326 MPs are needed for an absolute majority in parliament´s lower House of Commons. Polls initially supported her gamble, giving her C...

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Trump upends efforts as White House attempts to regroup

The survey, which dropped Wednesday morning, found that 53 percent of Republicans and 51 percent of voters who chose Trump last November said the president tweets too much - a majority, albeit a ...

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No Filipino hurt in Kabul blast - PH embassy in Pakistan

The Afghan Intelligence agency, NDS, in a brief statement , has blamed the Haqqani network , which allegedly is based in neighboring Pakistan and fighting alongside the Taliban. The explosion, whi...

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UAE Downplays Chance of Early Resolution to Qatar Crisis

He said there was not any "evidence that the Qatar government is supporting radical Islamists". Castaner said France doesn't intent to take sides. Qatar has denied the allegations. Jubeir, wh...

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Qatar releases initial report into alleged hack

The worldwide community has been striving to mediate the crisis among the countries concerned since the escalating tensions between Qatar and its fellow Arab nations culminated when Bahrain , Saudi ...

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PM Modi only interested in waiving loans of rich: Rahul Gandhi

PM Modi only interested in waiving loans of rich: Rahul Gandhi

The Congress on Wednesday termed as "cold-blooded murder" the killing of five farmers in police firing and questioned the prime minister's silence over it. Neither Congress President Sonia Gandhi ...

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Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

Mother fears woman accused of leak will be made an example

The Intercept contacted NSA and the national intelligence director's office about the document and both agencies asked that it not be published. In September, the Federal Bureau of Investigation he...

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