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Philippines says Islamic State controls 20% of besieged city

Philippines says Islamic State controls 20% of besieged city

Since early previous year, dozens of Indonesians and Malaysians have been abducted by armed men linked to the notoriously violent Abu Sayyaf rebel group in the Sulu Sea. "But I thought that we could n...

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What do the election results mean for Brexit?

What do the election results mean for Brexit?

Sources add that the meeting of the European Council on 22 June is the EU's new deadline for wanting to know May's plan now that she no longer holds a working majority. Putting on a courageous face af...

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Suspected North Korea drone took photos of USA missile-defense site

At the end of last month, North Korea released photos of a Scud-type missile being launched and falling into the water off the western coast of Japan - the third such show of military aggression in ...

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London attack: Police arrest 19-year-old man

Mr Haydon said it was hard to speculate to what end the attackers wore the belts, although it may have been to take hostages or as a defensive strategy. According to police, they look very authenti...

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Triumphant Corbyn declares Labour 'a government in waiting'

The Labour leader, who has insisted the Conservatives lost the election despite being the largest party, was photographed by Times columnist Giles Coren at the football practice in sunny north London ...

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Trump Says Comey Lying, Willing to Speak Under Oath

In his testimony to Congress last Thursday, Mr Comey laid bare on Capitol Hill months of distrust of the President , asserting that Mr Trump had fired him to interfere with the probe of Russia's ...

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Sessions to face sharp questions on Trump, Russia, Comey

The high stakes of Tuesday's hearing prompted speculation that Sessions would protect his private conversations with Trump by declaring executive privilege. Sessions is appearing on Capitol Hill for t...

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DUP hopeful of deal with Conservatives sooner rather than later, says Foster

May hopes with the backing of the DUP her Conservatives will again command the majority they lost in last week's election. Talks between the DUP and the Conservatives continued in the Palace of We...

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Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' In New Visit To North Korea

President Donald Trump with perhaps his most pressing security worry. "Mr. Warmbier is en route to the USA where he will be reunited with his family", the statement said . "Please, people in the ...

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North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

North Korea told a U.S. official that Warmbier slipped into the coma after taking a sleeping pill when he contracted botulism, a senior State Department official told CNN . The third is a businessma...

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South Korea Is Interested In Co-Hosting The 2030 World Cup

South Korea shut down the Kaesong Industrial Complex in February previous year following the North's fourth nuclear test and a string of missile launches. South Korean President Moon Jae-in apparentl...

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Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack

On Friday police located a white Nissan Micra in a auto park of a block of apartments in the Rusholme area of Manchester that they believe could point to Abedi's whereabouts between May 18 and 22 in t...

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Ex-journalist pleads guilty in Jewish threats case

Ex-journalist pleads guilty in Jewish threats case

In his plea to bomb hoaxes, he admitted at least 12 threats to Jewish community centers , service groups and schools. "As he admitted today in pleading guilty, Thompson made these threats as part o...

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Sessions has fiery exchange with Democratic senator, denies 'stonewalling'

Later, Sessions was asked more pointedly by Sen. Expect him to try and invoke executive privilege to cover his conversations with Trump about Comey and try to cover his misdeeds. Sessions' decision ...

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Trump's first cabinet meeting becomes festival of praise

But Trump invited the cameras to remain as he called on his senior-most advisers to "go around, name your position" and say a few words about the administration's work. Priebus was not alone in usin...

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British Prime Minister seen fighting for survival after election failure

A source close to the DUP said the party was seeking more funding for the province and concessions for former British soldiers in exchange for supporting Mrs May . She now risks more opposition t...

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Taliban 'surging' in Afghanistan, US defense chief warns

Dunford Jr., added that he expects to brief lawmakers about the new strategy in mid-July. "I don't think that's a helluva lot to ask". Last week, in a testimony before the U.S. Dillon C. Baldridge, ...

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North Korea says missile launch a new type of 'cruise rocket'

Washington says it is willing to enter into talks with Pyongyang, but only if it halts its missile and nuclear tests. North Korean leader Kim Jong Un has spoken of his aim to develop an inter...

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USA envoy to Qatar to step down in midst of crisis

No pronouncement had been made as to whether request Turkey to dispatch troops to Qatar or not, Thani told reports. While commenting on the Gulf crisis, PM Nawaz Sharif had earlier said, "Pakistan...

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Darren Soto cautiously eyeing Puerto Rico statehood effort

Puerto Ricans have been U.S. citizens since 1917, however, as residents of a commonwealth territory rather than a state they can't vote for president in the USA general election. Puerto Rico Governor ...

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Uber weighs leave of absence for CEO

A spokesperson for Uber said that Wan Ling Martello, a Nestle executive and Alibaba board member, would join as independent director. On June 11, Uber's board chose to accept all recommendations m...

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Maine AG challenges Trump's authority to abolish monument

Maine AG challenges Trump's authority to abolish monument

Zinke did not make recommendations on the 27 other national monuments now under review , including Gold Butte and Basin and Range in Nevada. To view the full article, register now. According to...

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Oil edges up on Saudi pledge to make real supply cuts

Oil edges up on Saudi pledge to make real supply cuts

Brent crude futures LCOc1 were at $48.42 per barrel at 0044 GMT, up 13 cents, or 0.3 percent, from their last close. This came after Qatar said yesterday it would continue with its share of Opec oi...

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USA student held in North Korea has been released 'in a coma'

They were told by North Korea that the coma came after he was given a sleeping pill while suffering from botulism. Warmbier has been medically evacuated via an American military base in Japan. Earli...

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Trump Accuses 'Cowardly' Comey Of More Leaks

He will file the complaint with the Justice Department's inspector general and also make a "submission" to the Senate's judiciary and intelligence committees about Mr Comey's testimony . The statem...

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Turkish leader slams Arab countries over Qatar

Erdogan's support comes after nine countries - including Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Egypt and the United Arab Emirates - severed ties with the oil-rich nation citing its alleged support and financing of t...

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Sessions appears at high-stakes US Senate hearing on Russia, Comey

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein , the person who would be responsible for carrying out any such dismissal, told a different congressional panel on Tuesday he would not fire Mueller without goo...

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Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey

Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey

Comey's remarks about Sessions - including about a potential third meeting between Sessions and a top Russian official - are threatening to drag the attorney general deeper into the controversy surro...

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DUP meet May in London as concern grows about implications for Stormont

The Conservatives are considering an arrangement in which the DUP backs May on the budget and her confidence motions in return for policies favorable to Northern Ireland - a situation that could l...

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Trump's Personal Lawyer Subpoenaed in Russia Probe

Reps. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, who are leading the committee's probe, say the panel approved the subpoenas to compel certain individuals to testify and to obtain personal documents and business...

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