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From no-hoper to crowd-puller, British Labour leader Corbyn gains ground

From no-hoper to crowd-puller, British Labour leader Corbyn gains ground

Neither Mrs May nor Mr Corbyn is expected to take part, with the Tories represented by Home Secretary Amber Rudd instead of the Prime Minister who will be campaigning in the South West. UPDATE: the ...

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Ariana Grande to play Manchester concert on Sunday

Others performers will include Take That , One Direction's Niall Horan , Miley Cyrus , Usher and Pharrell. All proceeds will go towards the We Love Manchester emergency fund, set up by Manchester...

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Ariana Grande promises to return to Manchester for fundraising concert

Almost two dozen people were killed and dozens more were hurt Monday night in a bombing at the Manchester Arena, which occurred shortly after the singer's concert concluded. The mother said that her...

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Manchester attack: United Kingdom resumes U.S. intelligence sharing after leak row

Manchester attack: United Kingdom resumes U.S. intelligence sharing after leak row

Also in custody is Abedi's father, who was detained in Libya , and two of Abedi's brothers, one in Libya and another in the United Kingdom. British officials say that have receive assurances from U...

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Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

Bulgaria said its mission had been damaged and its staff evacuated. The Foreign Ministry and the Presidential Palace are in the area, as are the British, Canadian, Chinese, Turkish and Iranian e...

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US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate deal

US President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris climate deal

Peabody Energy, the largest publicly-traded USA coal company was down 2.9 percent to $24.12 a share by midday, while Arch Coal fell 1.3 percent to $69.45. The Trump administration has been divided on ...

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Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens

Explosion in diplomatic area of Kabul kills, wounds dozens

It hit about 400 yards from the German Embassy, and was in a water delivery truck, according to journalist Jennifer Glasse. India onWednesday strongly deplored the "heinous and reprehensible" terro...

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Philippines vows to save hostages as fight corners militants

Sixty-one militants, 20 members of the security forces and 19 civilians have been killed since Tuesday, when Maute rebels went on the rampage after a botched military operation to arrest Isnilon Hapil...

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Pentagon successfully tests ICBM defense system for first time

The ICBM is largest target in a broader family of targets that Orbital ATK supplies to the MDA for Ballistic Missile Defense System testing. The system uses a three-stage ground-based intercept...

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Former US national security adviser Zbigniew Brzezinski dies aged 89

The elder Brzezinski, a native of Poland, was a dominant figure in the Carter administration in his role as national security adviser. The national security adviser came under scrutiny for his handl...

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Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

Straus has for months said the bill would hurt the state's economy, and he has been joined by top companies and businesses who say it sends a discriminatory message. As such, the health care plan must...

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Afghan guard at German embassy killed in Kabul attack

Afghan guard at German embassy killed in Kabul attack

Four journalists were wounded and treated in hospital. "The vigilance and courage of Afghan security forces prevented the VBIED from gaining entry to the Green Zone, but the explosion caused civilia...

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80 killed in blast near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

80 killed in blast near diplomatic area in Afghanistan

The French and Chinese embassies were reportedly among those damaged, although "there were no immediate signs of injuries among diplomats". All staff in the Indian Embassy are safe but some windows ...

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Hillary Jabs Trump at Commencement Speech, Brings Up Nixon's Impeachment

Clinton perhaps more directly referenced the current Trump administration - in particular, Kellyanne Conway's " alternative facts " - as she spoke about authoritarian regimes. "They attempt to con...

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India will beat Pakistan, win Champions Trophy: Laxman

India will beat Pakistan, win Champions Trophy: Laxman

The Men in Blued then skittled out Bangladesh for a paltry 84 in only 23.5 overs, thus winning the game by a huge margin of 240 runs. Both the pacers wrecked havoc on the Bangladeshi batsmen and...

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Pentagon tests ICBM defense grid for first time in three years

Jim Syring . The missile launched on Monday was equipped with an advanced automated pre-launch sequence compared with previous versions of the "Hwasong" rockets, North Korea's name for its Scud-clas...

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White House official: Trump plans to pull U.S. from Paris deal

White House official: Trump plans to pull U.S. from Paris deal

Axios said details of the pullout are being worked out by a team that includes EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt . President Donald Trump is meeting with the head of the Environmental Protection ...

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Sean Spicer gives daily press briefing

The article describes a December 1 or 2 meeting in which Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and adviser, discussed setting up a direct communication system between Trump and Moscow with the Russian ambassado...

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Out of Paris climate deal - Axios

Out of Paris climate deal - Axios

What is not yet clear is whether Trump plans to initiate a formal withdrawal from the Paris accord, which under the terms of the agreement could take three years, or exit the underlying United ...

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Trump to take USA out of Paris climate agreement

Trump to take USA out of Paris climate agreement

Third, on the environment , Trump moved further in the direction of abandoning the USA commitment to fighting global climate change, which, despite all scientific consensus to the contrary, he has in...

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Philippines: Hundreds trapped in battle for Marawi

Philippines: Hundreds trapped in battle for Marawi

It comes as peace talks between the Philippine government and communist insurgents have broken down after a dispute over the rebels' ordering their fighters to step up attacks. I saw ISIS there. Her...

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Russia calls for expulsion of Estonian, Moldovan diplomats

Russia calls for expulsion of Estonian, Moldovan diplomats

Sputnik news agency quoted the Russian Foreign Ministry as saying that Moscow declared Estonian Consul General in St. Petersburg and the Consulate General's Pskov chancellery head persona non g...

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Two pedestrians in critical conditon after being struck by motorist

Const. Clint Stibbe of Traffic Services said one person was rushed to hospital with life-threatening injuries while the other suffered serious injuries. The police collision reconstruction team will i...

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Trump to focus on trade deficit as he meets Vietnam leader

Trump to focus on trade deficit as he meets Vietnam leader

Mr Phuc's visit is the first by a leader from South-east Asia to the White House since President Donald Trump took office. Even as Vietnam exports products like fish, seafood, apparel and footwear t...

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Kerala CM condemns attack on IIT-M student, says it is unfortunate

Kerala CM condemns attack on IIT-M student, says it is unfortunate

The petition was filed by TG Sunil, State general secretary of the Youth Congress who argued that preservation, protection and improvement of stock, prevention of animal diseases, and veterinary train...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad car bomb

ISIS claims responsibility for Baghdad car bomb

A huge fireball engulfs a building, forcing cars to scramble to get away. Videos posted to social media show wounded people crying for help on the sidewalk outside of the shop. Iraqi commanders sa...

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Trump expected to withdraw from landmark Paris Climate Accord

Trump expected to withdraw from landmark Paris Climate Accord

It was the first legally-binding global climate deal. The decision will put the United States in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement ...

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Scores killed as massive explosion rocks Kabul

The epicenter of the blast was a busy section of Kabul near the Arg, the 19th century fortress that houses the President's home and residence, and close to the German embassy . Their injuries are...

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Trump's relationship with Merkel 'fairly unbelievable,' Spicer says

Speaking at a joint news conference with Modi, she reiterated her view that "we need to take our fate in Europe into our own hands". " The times when we could completely rely on others are, to an e...

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Kinder Morgan's Stock Struggles Amid Project Doubts

During the same quarter previous year, the company posted $0.12 earnings per share. Trust Co. of Vermont increased its stake in Kinder Morgan by 71.5% in the first quarter. Shareholders of record ...

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At least 27 dead, 100 wounded in Baghdad twin bombings

The officials spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. Images of the scene emerged on social media in the hours after the attack, showing the pavement covered in ice cream, blood, a...

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Absent from Trump's meeting with the pope: Sean Spicer, a devout Catholic

Absent from Trump's meeting with the pope: Sean Spicer, a devout Catholic

The US President was later scheduled to meet Italy's head of state Sergio Mattarella and Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni before flying to Brussels to attend a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit ...

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Trump tweets on Paris Agreement

Trump tweets on Paris Agreement

Trump, who has previously called global warming a hoax , came under concerted pressure from the other leaders to honor the 2015 Paris Agreement on curbing carbon emissions.Although he tweeted tha...

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Nigerian Lawmaker, Garba Durbunde Kidnapped in Kaduna

Nigerian Lawmaker, Garba Durbunde Kidnapped in Kaduna

Spokesman of the House of Representatives, Abdulrazak Namdas, said he was not aware of the incident. An aide to lawmaker, who declined to be named, told SaharaReporters that his boss has been unreac...

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Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Appearance

Portland Stabbing Suspect Yells 'Free Speech or Die' in Court Appearance

The eldest, Eric Best, told KATU TV in Portland his father "died fighting the good fight, protecting the innocent. Get out if you don't like free speech", Christian said while he was being arraigned...

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Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to pay tribute

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to pay tribute

American singer Ariana Grande says she will return to Manchester for a benefit concert to raise money for attack victims and their families. News reported the Greater Manchester Police will no lon...

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German foreign minister due in Turkey to discuss soured ties

German foreign minister due in Turkey to discuss soured ties

The airbase in southern Turkey has been at the centre of a bilateral row since Ankara earlier this month blocked a visit there by German parliamentarians to the base which is used by the global coal...

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Presidential spokesman: Netanyahu's remarks on Jerusalem obstruct peace efforts

Presidential spokesman: Netanyahu's remarks on Jerusalem obstruct peace efforts

Unlike his predecessors, Hotovely said, Trump did not try to dictate the terms of any future agreement between the Israelis and Palestinians. The US package reportedly includes the renewed sale of p...

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'Britain arrests 'large part' of Manchester attack network'

MANCHESTER: British police investigating the Manchester Arena bombing have arrested a ninth man while continuing to search addresses associated with the bomber who killed 22 people. Opponents accused...

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Sukhoi-30 jet crash: Bodies of missing pilots found

Sukhoi-30 jet crash: Bodies of missing pilots found

This is published unedited from the IANS feed . It may be recalled that Su-30 MKI jet, piloted by Arunachalee group captain Mohanta Panging had performed fly-past over Itanagar sky on Arunachal Prad...

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