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South Korea: Moon Jae-in declares victory in presidential election

South Korea: Moon Jae-in declares victory in presidential election

Two months after booting their sitting presiden. Conservative Hong Joon-Pyo - who dubs Moon a "pro-Pyongyang leftist" was far behind on 25.2 percent, with centrist Ahn Cheol-Soo third on 21.5 percen...

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Nigeria leader leaves for medical checkups amid health fears

He, therefore, urged the senate to disregard the letter in view of the inconsistency. "To me, this should be the end of the discussion and debate; as there is a world of difference between a Coordin...

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UNESCO passes resolution critical of Israel's actions in Jerusalem

Despite its peace treaty and close military ties with Israel , Egypt was among the seven countries that submitted the latest resolution , along with Lebanon, Sudan, Qatar, Morocco, Oman and Algeria. ...

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Highlights of the latest hearing on Russian election meddling

Highlights of the latest hearing on Russian election meddling

But they asked Flynn to resign after news reports indicated he had lied about the nature of the calls. Yates, who was sacked on January 30 after defying Trump over his contested travel ban, did no...

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Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

Equipment provided to the SDF would be limited, specific to a mission and provided "incrementally as objectives are reached" White said. The U.S. said it would provide heavier arms to the Kurdish-le...

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Israel fires down incoming "target" from Syria

Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is backed in the country's brutal civil-war by Russia, Iran and regional Shi'ite militias, including Hezbollah, a close ally of Tehran. While Damascus has remained rel...

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Backed forces seize Syria's Tabqa dam from IS: monitor

Backed forces seize Syria's Tabqa dam from IS: monitor

President Donald Trump has authorized the Department of Defense to supply arms directly to Kurdish forces in their advance on the so-called Islamic State's (ISIS) territory in Raqqa, according to t...

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Relative calm in Syrian safe zones

The Syrian government and rebel groups are not signatories to the agreement , but state news agency SANA said Damascus supports the plan. "The operation of aviation in the de-escalation zones, espe...

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May says not taking local election triumph for granted

Meanwhile, Scottish National Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said voters in Scotland were presented with a straight choice between her party and the Conservatives, after Tories overhauled Labour as the s...

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Former Punjab AAP convener Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi announces resignation

Former Punjab AAP convener Gurpreet Singh Ghuggi announces resignation

Like Mann, Ghuggi is a popular Punjabi comedian. "As Ghuggi has also pointed out, no attempt was made to arrive at a consensus on who should head the State unit by meeting party leaders or even volunt...

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Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Always Dreaming wins Kentucky Derby

Now, their partnership has claimed the ultimate prize. Always Dreaming, ridden by John Velazquez, was a dominant victor Saturday in the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs before ...

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Ismail Haniyeh elected new overall leader of Hamas

In a prosaic repetition of history, Hamas - the 30-year-old, Gaza-based Islamic resistance movement - chose to amend its charter , releasing a political document of principles that basically severs...

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BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, blow to AAP

BJP sweeps Delhi civic polls, blow to AAP

Party chief Amit Shah said: "MCD election results have pushed Modi's victory chariot forward". Rai said that blaming electronic voting machines (EVMs) for the BJP's win was merely an excuse, as the ...

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UK: May Plays Down Talk Of Possible Landslide General Election Victory

It comes after the Tories " annihilated " their opponents in last week's county council election, winning 67 of the 81 seats available, with the Greens feeling a pact between the three is the only w...

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Trump will make decision on Paris climate pact after G7 summit

Several countries have urged the USA, the world's second largest greenhouse gas emitter, to not leave the Paris agreement and risk undermining it. US President Donald Trump is still deciding wheth...

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Ann Coulter's Appearance At UC Berkeley Cancelled Amid Safety Concerns

Following the cancellation of the Ann Coulter speech at University of California, Berkeley, far-right supporters plan to hold a rally Thursday to denounce what they claim is the attempted silencing ...

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Brexit minister Davis says European Union trying to bully Britain

But then Theresa isn't looking to gain votes from people who are sensible and logical thinkers. FLORENCE, Italy European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker took a swipe at Britain on Friday, s...

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Fact-checking Trump on the American Civil War

Bush was a voracious reader who powered through presidential biographies in a marathon reading contest with Karl Rove. We are in a great moment in history, I think, and I know that Frederick Douglass'...

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Trudeau congratulates France's president-elect Macron on decisive win

He faced off against the far-right politician Marine Le Pen, who was his stark opposite: an anti-EU, anti-immigration candidate who called for protectionist measures to defend French companies against...

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Senators to hear from Comey amid FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Comey testified a day after the unsuccessful Democratic presidential nominee said that she believed Comey's unusual letter to Congress on October 28 had essentially tilted the close race to her rival,...

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Iran test-fires torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz

Iran test-fires torpedo in the Strait of Hormuz

The USS George HW Bush strike group is in the Gulf right now but all three officials said the test did not pose a threat to US ships or assets in the region. Iranian political and military leaders hav...

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Kanye West Escaped to Wy. Mountaintop to Work on New Album

Kanye West Escaped to Wy. Mountaintop to Work on New Album

Maybe Wyoming will give him a little more inspiration and yield something better than his last. According to reports, Ye's trying to disconnect from the real world to piece together his new audio ...

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Obama starts defining his new role in the age of Trump

James Clapper, director of national intelligence under Obama, testified as well on Monday. Prior to her testimony, former Obama administration officials told multiple media outlets that President Ob...

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Palestinian hunger strike heightens tension with Israel

Palestinian hunger strike heightens tension with Israel

The ad drew widespread criticism from Palestinians and a call to boycott the chain, which issued a quick apology. "It was completely inappropriate and does not reflect the values of our brand", Pizza ...

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Mishra has lost his mental balance: Delhi Health Minister Satyendra Jain

The now suspended AAP leader while demanding public details of their foreign trips, mentioned familiar names of Satyendra Jain, Ashish Khetan, Raghav Chaddha, Sanjay Singh and Durgesh Pathak before he...

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Pedro Caixinha shoulders blame for Rangers humiliating Old Firm defeat

The Scottish Premiership champions, who are now five matches away from ending the domestic season unbeaten, scored five past Rangers for the second time this season. "We created really good chances ...

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Border City, County Sue Texas Over "Sanctuary" Law

Many of them have either written laws or informal policies that prohibit local law enforcement to check on people's migrant status. Abbott spokesman John Wittman said they chose to sign the bill on a ...

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Trump son-in-law family apologizes for China name drop

Trump son-in-law family apologizes for China name drop

EB-5, the much-criticized visa program, allows foreigners to win fast-track immigration in return for investing $500,000 in USA properties. At an event in Beijing on Saturday, Meyer pitched wealthy ...

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North Korea Says It Has Detained A Fourth US Citizen

North Korea Says It Has Detained A Fourth US Citizen

The English version of the state-run Korean Central News Agency identified the detained citizen as Jin Xue Song, a Chinese version of the name Kim Hak-song. And he's been a vocal advocate to impose ...

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Philippines, US start joint annual drills in Manila

Philippines, US start joint annual drills in Manila

The scaled-back exercises come after Duterte changed the Philippines' foreign policy, distancing the country from Washington and aligning itself more with China with whom it has signed several coopera...

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South Korea's new president wants to reverse its North Korea policy

Liberal politician Moon Jae-in won South Korea's presidential election on Tuesday, an exit poll showed, an expected victory that would end almost a decade of conservative rule and bring a more con...

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Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

The Pyongyang University of Science and Technology is the only privately funded university in North Korea and is unique for having a large number of foreign staff. U.S. President Donald Trump (L) and ...

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Gas prices drop in Attleboro area

Gas prices drop in Attleboro area

Chattanooga gas prices are 17 percent lower than they were two years ago at this time of the year and are 43 percent below where they were five years ago. Prices in Hancock County dropped 8 cents, whi...

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Moments that led to S. Korea's historic presidential vote

He served as a senior secretary to former President Roh Moo-Hyun from 2005 to 2006, then as chief of staff in 2007-2008. During the campaign, Moon advocated for engagement with North Korea - particu...

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Roberts to lead Wales against Tonga and Samoa

The All Blacks play the Lions in the first test at Eden Park on June 24 and the Samoa match had always been discussed as a chance for Steve Hansen's side to work on their combinations before the serie...

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Voters face straightforward choice between SNP and Tories - Nicola Sturgeon

Labour also had a higher percentage of first preference votes than the SNP in Coatbridge, Chryston and Bellshill, up 1.65% percentage points, and was 0.91 percentage points higher in Lanark and Hami...

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Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

Nigeria presidency releases names of 82 freed Chibok girls

Buhari announced shortly afterwards that he would be flying straight to London to receive medical care for an as-yet-unclear illness. Nigerians gathered in front of news stands on Monday looking at ...

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Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

Chelsea Manning releases 1st statement since clemency win

Obama granted Manning clemency in January, saying she had taken responsibility for her crime and her sentence was disproportionate to those received by other leakers. She has been incarcerated for sev...

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French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

French ex-premier pledges allegiance to Macron's movement

Party officials reacted warily, saying he had 24 hours to sign up. His party was only created 13 months ago and does not have any representatives in the National Assembly. His announcement appeared ...

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'You have a true friend,' Trump tells NRA

'You have a true friend,' Trump tells NRA

Lapping up cheers from the crowd at the NRA's 146th annual convention, Trump said he was "proud" to be the first to do so since Ronald Reagan almost 35 years ago. They spent $30.3 million in support o...

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