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Join Labour and put Corbyn in Downing Street, Momentum tells supporters

Britain's second female prime minister, who took over last summer following her predecessor David Cameron's failure to convince voters to back the European Union, also appears to have won strong popul...

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Pence reiterates that all options on table on N. Korea

Vice President Mike Pence issued a fresh warning to North Korea from the deck of a USA aircraft carrier in Japan, hours after reports emerged that the approaching "armada" Donald Trump touted last wee...

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Exxon seeks OK to resume Russian oil venture

Company officials also disclosed that they had urged Obama administration officials to make US sanctions consistent with European Union sanctions, which gave greater latitude to European companies to ...

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What Is The U.S. Goal In Syria?

Russian and Iranian presidents in a phone conversation stressed the inadmissibility of "aggressive" US actions against Syria in violation of worldwide law, the Kremlin said in a statement issued on Su...

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US Calls North Korea's Failed Missile Test an Attempted Provocation

So Pence struck a stern tone after arriving at a USA naval base from South Korea. Vice-President Mike Pence has warned North Korea not to test U.S. "I don't want to telegraph what I'm doing or wha...

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N Korea displays vast military parade, warns United States amid nuclear test fears

N Korea displays vast military parade, warns United States amid nuclear test fears

Kim was greeted Saturday with thunderous applause as he stepped into view on a large podium, clapping to acknowledge the thousands of soldiers and civilians taking part in the parade at Kim Il Sung ...

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Supreme Court Saves Arkansas Death Row Inmate from Execution

Federal Judge Kristine Baker followed up on April 15 with a preliminary stay of executions. She pointed to the "National Catholic Pledge to End the Death Penalty", an initiative of the Catholic Mobi...

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Russia-US relations put to test after strike on Syria

As Tillerson sat down for talks with Lavrov on Wednesday, a volley of statements, including from a senior Russian official, appeared timed to maximize the awkwardness during the first visit to Moscow ...

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Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Explosion in St. Petersburg kills 14

Petersburg on Monday. Another explosive device was later found at a nearby station but it was made safe by authorities. The officials have said they were investigating suspected accomplices of the...

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Tom Brady Shares Why He's Missing White House Visit

Tom Brady Shares Why He's Missing White House Visit

Thirty four members of the Patriots squad were absent from the visit, while 34 attended the ceremony. Wednesday's visit also comes as the team grapples with the news that former Patriots star Aaron ...

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Six Killed, More Than 100 Injured in Kashmir Election Protests

The seven per cent voter turnout is the lowest in 27 years in the state. The Election Commission has ordered a re-poll in 38 of the 1,559 polling stations which fall in the Srinagar Parliamentary co...

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North Korea's soldiers parade missiles and march as United States of America tensions rise

North Korea's soldiers parade missiles and march as United States of America tensions rise

North Korea shows off what appears to be launch tubes for a new intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) during a military parade Saturday in the capital of Pyongyang to celebrate the 105th birthda...

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VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

VP Mike Pence Warns North Korea: 'We Will Defeat Any Attack'

One of the most common refrains from Trump, Pence and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has been "the era of strategic patience is over", referring to what was essentially a wait-and-see tactic to deal...

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Turkey's Erdogan to meet Trump in May, minister says

They argued that this contravened Turkish electoral law. Trump called Erdogan Monday to congratulate him on his victory in the referendum on expanding presidential powers in Turkey. Numerous irreg...

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Opposition seeks annulment, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan won't entertain

Opposition seeks annulment, but Recep Tayyip Erdogan won't entertain

Germany said on Monday the close result in Turkey›s referendum on expanding Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan›s powers was a big responsibility for him to bear and showed how divided Turkish society wa...

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'Trump referendum': Georgia special election for Congress goes to runoff

Republican Karen Handel , a former Georgia secretary of state, came in second with 19.8 percent, earning a spot in the two-way runoff against Ossoff in June. But Trump's deep unpopularity with college...

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White House seeks to fend off criticism over Carl Vinson's whereabouts

In a followup, a reporter noted that "when the President of the United States says there's military hardware going to a region in the middle of a crisis on the Korean Peninsula, the allies of the Unit...

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Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

Ossoff acknowledges that he lives a few miles south of the district, in Atlanta, so that his girlfriend is closer to her work at Emory University's medical complex. But Ossoff, a documentary filmmake...

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French police thwart possible terrorist attack prior to the presidential election

French police thwart possible terrorist attack prior to the presidential election

French police in Marseille arrested two suspected radicals today who were allegedly planning to commit a terrorist attack before the first round of the French presidential election . French Pr...

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Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

Indonesia capital votes for governor after divisive campaign

Mass rallies held by Islamist activists have called into question Indonesia's reputation as a home to a more moderate form of Islam. An activist group called Indonesian Women Against Violence yester...

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Theresa May criticised for ruling out live TV debates

Theresa May criticised for ruling out live TV debates

Ms Thornberry played down the significance of Mr Woodcock's comments: "John Woodcock doesn't have to worry because he doesn't have to vote for Jeremy Corbyn as leader of the Labour Party, so I don't r...

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We're campaigning to win, says Corbyn despite Tories' 17% opinion polls lead

On the issue of TV debates, Robertson asked: "Can the prime minister tell the people why she's running scared of a televised debate with Nicola Sturgeon?" In Scotland, the Scottish National Party co...

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Questions about Ivanka Trump's business and politics not going away

Questions about Ivanka Trump's business and politics not going away

Back in November, shortly after Donald Trump's election victory, Ivanka met with Japan's Prime Minster Shinzo Abe while she was negotiating a licensing deal with a company whose primary shareholder ...

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North Korea propaganda video shows missile attack destroying United States city

The videos ends with an American flag and a cemetery superimposed with flames. The video was shown as part of celebrations to mark the birthday of the founding father of the hermit kingdom, Kim Il-Sun...

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USS Carl Vinson carrier group expected off Korea at end of April

They were ordered to head north to the Korean Peninsula in response to North Korean provocations, defense officials told CNN at the time . That must have kept the loony North Koreans off balance....

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North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at Founder's day Parade

North Korea rolls out missiles, other weaponry at Founder's day Parade

The North has been increasingly challenging the U.S.in rhetoric following ambiguous language from the Trump administration as well as the recent missile strike against Syrian government forces . ...

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Egyptian Christians struck on Palm Sunday

Egyptian Christians struck on Palm Sunday

The president also ordered three days of mourning for the victims. In December, a suicide bombing claimed by an IS affiliate killed 29 people during Sunday mass in Cairo. The man attempts to enter the...

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Muslim candidate leading in Jakarta poll pledges to safeguard unity

Indonesia is the largest Muslim country in the world with 87 per cent of its 263 million people practicing Islam. Southeast Asia's biggest economy grew 5.2 percent in 2016 and the government expects...

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Scandal-struck Haiti UN peacekeeping mission to end

Scandal-struck Haiti UN peacekeeping mission to end

United Nations troops from Nepal infected Haiti's water supply with cholera. "We are at the end of an important phase in Haiti", he said . Haley asked, citing the AP's investigation detailing how...

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N Korean official blames Trump for region's 'vicious cycle'

State television showed what appeared to be several KN-08 and KN-14 missiles rolled out on trucks at the parade. Kang Gil-won, a 26-year-old graduate living in Seoul, said his biggest concern was no...

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