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Tillerson calls on Arab nations to ease blockade on Qatar

The base houses almost 10,000 U.S. troops and is the forward headquarters of U.S. Central Command. Kuwait's emir is working to mediate the Gulf crisis around Qatar , which is home to a major US...

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Pelosi says Trump abused power in interactions with ex-FBI chief

The attorney continued: "Of course, the Office of the President is entitled to expect loyalty from those who are serving the administration and from before this president - and from before this presid...

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Pound dives as United Kingdom enters new period of uncertainty

Pound dives as United Kingdom enters new period of uncertainty

Grim-faced, May said her Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party would together form a new government "that can provide certainty and lead Britain forward at this critical time". If the Co...

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Police Arrest 6 in Actions Directed against Terror in UK

Police Arrest 6 in Actions Directed against Terror in UK

Metropolitan Police said 12 people have been detained in connection with Saturday's attack, though two of them were since released. The men were armed with knives and then left their vehicle to stab...

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Merkel says European Union is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Merkel says European Union is 'ready to start Brexit negotiations'

Irish officials on Friday were not reassured that the United Kingdom is moving closer to their position, although there may be some comfort in comments by Brexit secretary David Davis to Sky News th...

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Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament

Irish Sinn Fein Leader Rules Out Taking Seats in Parliament

Northern Ireland's two largest parties dealt a series of devastating blows to their rivals to emerge from the General Election stronger than ever. The SDLP and UUP, the two parties who together forg...

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President Trump Meets With Congressional Leaders to Push Legislative Agenda

President Trump Meets With Congressional Leaders to Push Legislative Agenda

The White House is hoping to kick-start its stalled legislative agenda with congressional action on healthcare reform this summer that will clear the way for lawmakers to begin work on a major ta...

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New Zealand gifted America's Cup lead by British wing breakage

Ainslie heads a 65-strong crew which supports the six-man Great Britain team vessel, including former rival and Rio 2016 Olympic sailing champion Giles Scott as the tactician. There have been a lot ...

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United Kingdom police arrest three more as footage of attack appears online

United Kingdom police arrest three more as footage of attack appears online

The two men shot dead by the police following the attack on London Bridge and Borough Market on Saturday are seen in this undated combination image, received via the Metropolitan Police in London ...

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Theresa May to 'reflect' after disastrous election result

The Conservatives fell 7 seats short of a majority, and May announced today that she would form a coalition government with the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), the socially conservative majorit...

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Theresa May pushed to resign after vote crash in United Kingdom elections

Theresa May pushed to resign after vote crash in United Kingdom elections

Both thought victory was assured and both were punished for their hubris. Germany said there was no time to lose on negotiating Brexit because time was ticking. The fact of Brexit doesn't change w...

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Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Qatar must stop funding terrorism

Tillerson struck a careful tone. Sheikh Mohammed also said Qatar's ruling emir will not leave the country while it is "in blockade" to attend a meeting with US President Donald Trump at the ...

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A look at the impacts of a hung parliament

Overall 32% of MPs are women but there are significant variations between parties. Gill, a Labour Co-op representative, was previously a councillor for Sandwell in the West Midlands and championed...

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Trump Adds Peace Bet. Qatar & Saudis to Mid-East Wish List

Qatar has denied the accusations and called the collective decision "unjustified". Trump also says that unity among Gulf Cooperation Council countries and strong partnerships with the US are crucial...

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Iranians Attend Funeral Procession for Victims of Tehran Terror Attacks (+Videos, Photos)

The standoff lasted around five hours before all the gunmen holed up in parliamentary office buildings were killed. Dozens of people were wounded. The U.S. The United States and several allies in th...

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Italy warned United Kingdom on 3rd London attacker

The married father-of-two was also reportedly alerted to police when he was found giving chocolate to children in his neighborhood and preaching extremist views to them. Italian officials said suspici...

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Comey to be pressed on whether Trump interfered with Russian Federation probe

Saturday in Boone, IA, Republican Senator Joni Ernst commented on the possibility. Members of both houses of Congress shied away last week from predicting what Comey will say. Comey", she said. It...

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Russian, Iranian foreign ministers call for Qatar talks

Russian, Iranian foreign ministers call for Qatar talks

Turkey has brought forward a troop deployment to Qatar before apparently being nudged into a more even-handed approach when USA defense officials renewed praise of Doha , mindful of the major United ...

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Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals

Turkey's president ratifies Qatar military deals

On Monday , five Arab countries - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the U.A.E., Bahrain and Yemen - cut ties with Qatar, accusing Doha of supporting terrorism . It comes amid a diplomatic row between Qatar ...

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Islamic State Threatens More Terror Against Iran

NPR's Michele Kelemen notes that the State Department condemned the attack and wrote that "the depravity of terrorism has no place in a peaceful, civilized world". Trump was also criticised on socia...

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NSCN (K) chief SS Khaplang passes away at 77 in Myanmar

NSCN (K) chief SS Khaplang passes away at 77 in Myanmar

Born in April 1940 in Waktham village, east of Myanmar's Pangsau Pass, Khaplang joined the Naga nationalist movement as early as 1964 and was one of the key people in the formation of the NSCN . The ...

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Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river

Police searching for man missing since London attack recover body from river

In Italy , a senior police official told The Washington Post that Zaghba had been suspected of associating with a terrorist group. Italian prosecutor Giuseppe Amato said there was not enough eviden...

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Labour advance in United Kingdom election inspires a Bernie Sanders supporter

By contrast her opponent, Jeremy Corbyn , led Labour to its largest share of the vote in decades. "The mandate she's got is lost Conservative seats, lost votes, lost support and lost confidence ",...

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After shock result May pushes Brexit hand

But she ran a clumsy campaign, and as a result the Conservatives lost their outright majority, winning a projected 318 seats from its previous 331, and 10 short of a majority. Her predecessor, Da...

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Payments in UAE banking system normal after Qatar rift

Payments in UAE banking system normal after Qatar rift

The list of individuals includes several Arab and Gulf figures, mainly Egyptian Youssef Abdullah Al-Qaradawi, Libyan Abdulhakim Belhadj, Kuwaiti Hajjaj bin Fahad Hajjaj Mohammed Al-Ajmi, Qatari Abdull...

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Paramountcy, stephanotis stump area students in national spelling bee

Paramountcy, stephanotis stump area students in national spelling bee

After seven rounds, Sundar secured a spot in the prime time finals. Final rounds, expected to begin at 8:30 p.m. EDT (0030 GMT Friday), will be televised live on ESPN . At least 20 states have sp...

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Search for New FBI Director Has Been 'Chaotic,' New Report Says

Flynn has declined to testify to the US Senate Intelligence Committee about his Russian ties, invoking his constitutional right to avoid self-incrimination. Despite this expressed protection, however,...

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Golden State Warriors on the brink of history

The Warriors won their first 15 playoff games, the longest post-season streak in North American sport history, but 48 minutes from a party they've been planning for a year has been put on hold. Gold...

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Qatar's foreign minister says country 'not ready to surrender'

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Saudi Arabia and other Gulf neighbors of Qatar to ease a blockade for humanitarian reasons, the BBC reports. Sheikh Mohammed said Qatar could nonetheles...

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Seven House Republicans send letter to Trump urging Cuba remain open

Seven House Republicans send letter to Trump urging Cuba remain open

But a delay is still possible if it takes longer to make a final decision, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Trump threatened during his presidential campaign to completely term...

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