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U.S. forces assist Philippines in battle to end city siege

U.S. forces assist Philippines in battle to end city siege

Until now there had been no confirmation that the Philippines had sought United States support in the battle for Marawi City on the island of Mindanao, which is in its third week. "This temporary se...

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Pound volatility as conservatives look to lose their seat majority

The stunning election result comes after a campaign in which May lost popularity over her style and some of her social care policies , including a so-called "dementia tax" that would force the elderl...

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Trump offers 'support' to May after polls setback

May received the queen's approval to form a new government by linking with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party , which won 10 seats. Sterling plunged against the dollar and the euro ...

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UK general election results in a 'hung parliament'

May is now expected to form a minority government with the support of the Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ), a Northern Irish party with 10 members of Parliament , which is dedicated to keeping Nor...

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Theresa May to carry on as British PM

Jean-Claude Juncker, President of the European Commission, said he hoped there would be no further delays, and that the result of the United Kingdom general election would not have a "major impact...

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British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

Her hopes of a strong mandate ahead of historic negotiations for Britain's departure from the European Union have been shattered. Mrs May has faced calls to quit from within her own party, with ...

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Ways the British Election Results Will Affect Brexit

The Tories needed 326 seats to win another majority but, with 649 out of the 650 seats declared, they fell short and must rely on Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party ( DUP ) to continue...

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Defense Department Makes Successful Missile-Intercept in Test

Defense Department Makes Successful Missile-Intercept in Test

The $ 244 million USA test over the Pacific Ocean yesterday comes after North Korea launched its ninth missile of the year Monday, a short-range weapon that landed in the Sea of Japan. A simulated at...

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SCO Summit 2017: India, Pak becoming SCO members will boost development

SCO Summit 2017: India, Pak becoming SCO members will boost development

India has been an "observer" to the SCO, since 2005. Sharif, whose speech followed that of Modi, said: "We fully endorse the SCO's resolve to fight the twin evils of terrorism and extremism". "Unde...

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Investigation Confirms Qatar News Agency Was Hacked

On Monday, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt gave Qataris 14 days to leave, breaking diplomatic relations with Doha over its alleged support for extremism. "They will...

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Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

Mr Comey , who was sacked by Mr Trump in May, delivered a scathing indictment of the president on Thursday at a congressional hearing. Trump had fired Comey on May 9, in a move suspected by many...

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Trump's Personal Lawyer To File Complaint Against Comey For 'Leaks'

Referencing Comey's failure to confront Trump after allegedly being pressured to end the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe of Flynn, Trump Jr. said , "The head of the Federal Bureau of Investigat...

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

President (Donald Trump), and the (Saudi) backward leaders who support terrorists". Islamic State claimed credit for a coordinated attack on Iranian government targets Wednesday morning that killed ...

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Dramatic footage released showing deadly London attacks

In a separate investigation not linked to the London Bridge attacks , officers backed up by armed police arrested three men in east London on Thursday on suspicion of preparing for acts of terror...

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NASA to announce new astronauts on Wednesday

NASA to announce new astronauts on Wednesday

Over the course of an 18-month process, NASA reviewed each of the highly qualified applicants and through a series of medical test screenings and vigorous interviews, the agency selected the final can...

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Trump calls Comey a liar

Trump calls Comey a liar

Trump also said he didn't ask Comey to pledge his loyalty. The president said he was "Very, very happy, and, frankly, James Comey confirmed a lot of what I said, and some of the things that he sa...

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Trump's credibility is Comey's primary target

Trump's credibility is Comey's primary target

Under questioning Thursday, Comey reaffirmed the intelligence community's conclusion that Russian Federation meddled in the election. He said he would also welcome news of tapes of his conversations...

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North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

North Korea says it has tested new anti-ship missile

North Korea fired several projectiles believed to be short-ra. Two US aircraft carriers, the USS Carl Vinson and the USS Ronald Reagan , have recently departed the Korean Peninsula after co...

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What the UK election earthquake means for the world

British Prime Minister Theresa May Friday vowed to form the next government so as to lead the country through the crucial Brexit negotiations. She should be ashamed. May has been pressing for a ...

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Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump Believes the Climate Is Changing'

Ambassador Haley: 'President Trump Believes the Climate Is Changing'

In 2015, Trump told radio host Hugh Hewitt that he was "not a believer in man-made global warming", but in November 2016, he told The New York Times that there was "some connectivity" between huma...

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Trump brands former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'leaker'

In his public testimony , Comey did not disclose any links between Trump advisers and alleged Russian attempts to meddle in the 2016 USA presidential election , an issue that has distracted from ...

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Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament

Diminished May forms minority govt after poll throws up hung parliament

No single party securing the necessary majority of 326 out of 650 seats in the House of Commons is not an unprecedented outcome in United Kingdom politics: it happened, for instance, in 2010 and in ...

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Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf crisis

Tillerson demanded that Qatar, as well as the other countries, take steps to curtail support for terrorism. We have to stop the funding of terrorism. "U.S. Emirati officials also shut down the airli...

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Police Identify Two London Attackers

Italian prosecutor Giuseppe Amato said there was not enough evidence to arrest or charge the 22-year-old when he was caught at Bologna airport last year. British police are stretched by the number ...

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UK govt a minority on eve of Brexit talks

The EU's chief negotiator said the bloc's stance on Brexit and the timetable for the talks were clear, but the divorce negotiations should only start when Britain is ready. "I don't see how she ...

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Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

On Monday, five Arab countries - Saudi Arabia , Egypt , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Yemen - abruptly cut diplomatic ties with Qatar , accusing Doha of supporting terrorism - a charg...

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'Heartbreak and Fear': Qatar-Gulf Row Rips Thousands of Families Apart - Amnesty

Omar Saif Ghobas, the United Arab Emirates' ambassador to Russian Federation, said a verification system would have to be put in place to ensure Qatar stuck to any future deal not to nurture or fu...

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Trump talks infrastructure initiative on Kentucky border

Speaking before an enthusiastic, invite-only crowd at a Cincinnati marina, the president vowed that his plan would have "jobs and wealth flood into the heartland" of America. "The American people dese...

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Golden State Warriors eye historic 16-0, championship in Game 4

They'll be a flawless 16-0 with a sweep of the Cavs. But NBA superstar Lebron James , a hometown hero in Cleveland , led his team to three consecutive wins, giving the city its first sports cham...

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Saudi Arabia and its allies issue Qatar-linked 'terrorism' list

Trump said . The US ambassador to Qatar, Dana Shell Smith, tried to appeal for calm on Twitter by drawing attention to the US's past statements of support for Qatar's work in combating terrori...

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