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Eritrea sides with Gulf nations against Qatar

Saudi Arabia accused its fellow Gulf Co-operation Council member of supporting a range of violent groups, from proxies of Shiite Muslim Iran to the Sunni militants of Islamic State. Saudi Arabia's ...

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Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

He joined a bipartisan push to reduce federal sentencing disparities that treated crack cocaine offenses much more harshly than crimes related to powder cocaine, a disparity that disproportionally i...

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Pakistan beats Sri Lanka to reach Champions Trophy semis

Malinga, Lakmal and Perera got one each. It was his fifth boundary in 79 balls and led the joyous wicketkeeper to run a semicircle round the ground. That secured second place in Group B behind Indi...

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Nine CRPF men injured in Kashmir grenade attack

Nine CRPF men injured in Kashmir grenade attack

CRPF spokesman in Srinagar Rajesh Yadav told media that suspected terrorists lobbed a grenade towards F180 Battalion CRPF camp in Lariyar Tral this evening. Hizbul Mujahideen claimed the responsib...

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Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced

Mass food poisoning, 2 die at Mosul camp for displaced

Iraqi lawmaker Raad al-Dahlaki, who chairs the parliament's immigration and displacement committee and who visited the camp overnight, said the meal contained rice, a bean sauce, meat, yoghurt and w...

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Trump labels Comey as 'cowardly' and potential criminal

For those who hoped that former FBI Director James Comey was going to provide some bombshell evidence - or any evidence at all - that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to steal the 2016 el...

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Sir John Major: Tory-DUP deal may endanger fragile peace process

He said May would still be able to win Commons votes as the conservative DUP would not vote to bring down a Tory government as that would increase the chances of another election resulting in Jeremy C...

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Saudi king and Putin speak about Qatar crisis

World's richest country by capita, Qatar is forced to fly dairy goods from Turkey for the time being while Iran is supporting Qatar by exporting fruit and vegetables. In all, 18 destinations in the re...

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Ex-FBI Director James Comey visits hometown, dad

Attorney General Jeff Sessions' public testimony before a Senate panel on Tuesday sets up another potentially dramatic hearing on possible ties between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian ...

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Attorney General to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Attorney General to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Former FBI Director James Comey launched Sessions into the spotlight with his own testimony last week . Senators want to get Sessions' take on all this. Subsequent reports suggested the in...

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Carbon Monoxide Leak in TriBeCa Building Sickens 22 People, NYPD Says

Carbon Monoxide Leak in TriBeCa Building Sickens 22 People, NYPD Says

Almost three dozen people were being treated for exposure to carbon monoxide due to a defective boiler in the basement of a 12-story TriBeCa building Tuesday morning, the FDNY said. There were high ...

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UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed

UK turmoil as Brexit talks could be delayed

The British currency fell to a two-month low of $1.2659, from $1.2780 late Friday, after officials suggested both the announcement of the prime minister's agenda and talks over Britain's divorce from...

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Tillerson: North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

As we reported , Warmbier was " paraded in front of cameras and diplomats in Pyongyang , where he read a confession and public apology". They said: "We want the world to know how we and our ...

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Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

The unmanned aerial vehicle, which was discovered Friday, was equipped with a SONY digital camera that had hundreds of photographs on it, some from 2-3 kilometers (1.2-1.8 miles) high, according to ...

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Dennis Rodman arrives in North Korea

In April, Trump called Kim a "pretty smart cookie" and in May, he said he would be "honored" to meet the North Korean leader "under right circumstances". The event soon became overshadowed by poli...

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Dennis Rodman says 'trying to open a door' in North Korea

Rodman's 2013 trip came just two weeks after North Korea conducted the first of three underground nuclear tests it has done under the rule of Kim, who is openly pursuing a nuclear weapon capable of...

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Kim Jong-un oversees new type of cruise missile

On May 14, North Korea fired a rocket that analysts estimate had a range of 4,500 kilometers, putting it within reach of Guam. North Korea fired several projectiles believed to. Over the yea...

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Irish women are accessing abortion pills online over travelling to the UK

She noted that when MPs voted on her abortion decriminalisation bill in March, "the DUP all trooped through the lobby to vote against that bill", despite the fact that it only proposed changes to the ...

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Trump to host new South Korean president at White House

Kim Jong Un has a clear plan he intends to carry out at all costs, and his country is rapidly moving in that direction. The North's claims could not be independently confirmed. Cho did not rule out t...

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Serbia 1 Wales 1

The Arsenal midfielder has been criticised in the past for his form and injury problems for both club and country but his goal against Serbia could prove vital, like his victor for the Gunners in ...

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Comey's words set gauntlet for Sessions confronted by Congress

Comey's words set gauntlet for Sessions confronted by Congress

The Justice Department says Sessions looks forward to answering the committee's questions. Trump has denied making that request to Comey and has offered to testify under oath, as did the former Fe...

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Britain's May to Face Her Party amid Post-Election Tumult

Britain's Press Association, quoting two unnamed sources from the meeting, said May told lawmakers at a closed-door session that she admitted she was the one who "got us into this mess " and vowe...

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DUP leader says talks with Britain's Conservatives 'positive'

DUP leader says talks with Britain's Conservatives 'positive'

She now faces a vital meeting at 5 p.m. (12 p.m. ET) with backbench members of Parliament from her party - the so-called 1922 Committee - calling for their loyalty amid swirling speculation that her l...

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Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails

Theresa May fighting to hang on after gamble fails

May, who went into the election with a reputation for quiet competence, was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal ...

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Deliberations resume in police officer's manslaughter trial

Castile informed Yanez during the stop that he had a gun. He said that Castile failed to follow orders from Yanez because he was high on marijuana and grabbed a gun in his right pocket, which forced Y...

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Trump travel ban dealt another blow as appeals court rules

The ruling on Monday from the three-judge - Judges Michael Daly Hawkins, Ronald Gould and Richard Paez - panel is yet another stinging loss from a court that similarly refused to reinstate Trump's...

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President Trump said United Kingdom election results were 'surprising'

The election shock is "yet another own goal" that will make "already complex negotiations even more complicated", said the European Parliament's top Brexit official, Guy Verhofstadt. DUP leader Arle...

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Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

Sessions to testify as Republicans prod Trump on tapes

District Court in neighboring Maryland. CNN reported last week that former FBI Director James Comey told senators in a closed session that Sessions might have met with Kislyak a third tim...

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Edith Fuller, 6, is National Spelling Bee's youngest-ever competitor

According to Bill Chappell of NPR , this year's contest will include Edith Fuller , 5, who defeated many older competitors in a regional spelling bee in Tulsa, Okla. Like her daughter, Balasubr...

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USA pulling out of Paris climate accord 'shocking' Rajnath

USA pulling out of Paris climate accord 'shocking' Rajnath

To accomplish this goal, the agreement states that countries should strive to reach peak emissions as soon as possible. For those of us who recognize the necessity for global cooperation and act...

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