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US travel sector to suffer if Trump reverses Cuba detente

US travel sector to suffer if Trump reverses Cuba detente

President Donald Trump is slated to announce a rollback of Obama's Cuba policies, but the timing of the announcement remains unknown. But Florida Senator Marco Rubio, a hardliner on Cuba, is heavily...

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JK: GREF labourer killed, two injured in Pak firing

JK: GREF labourer killed, two injured in Pak firing

One Head Constable of BSF received splinter injury in Krishnagati sector. Army spokesman Colonel Rajesh Kalia said the soldiers and special forces police surrounded a home in northern Nathipora vill...

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Twitter to livestream 5 BBC UK election specials

A similar arrangement will be made for two Question Time Leaders' Specials on 2 and 4 June, the Newsbeat Youth Debate on 6 June and the Election Night Results Special on 8 June. "I've been taking Jere...

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Tropical storm forms off Mexico, takes aim at Oaxaca coast

Tropical storm forms off Mexico, takes aim at Oaxaca coast

The hurricane center said Beatriz was expected to dump 8 to 12 inches (200 to 300 millimeters) of rain across Oaxaca with higher local accumulations, likely unleashing life-threatening floods and muds...

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Pound slips after poll suggests hung parliament

Pound slips after poll suggests hung parliament

Nevertheless it is rare for a polling company to produce a seats prediction and one rival pollster, Britain Thinks founder Deborah Mattinson, tweeted that YouGov had been "brave". Notably, 246,487...

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Trump gets twisted up in his own weird Russia logic

White House senior adviser Jared Kushner in Bethlehem, Israel , on May 23. There have been many leaks of information occurring at the White House, which has actually upset Russia, The Washingt...

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Maute Group death toll in Marawi City fighting now at 65

Philippine forces control most of the southern city where militants linked to the Islamic State group launched a bloody siege almost a week ago, authorities said Monday, as the army launched airst...

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Trump delays moving US Embassy to Jerusalem for now

All of Trump's predecessors impacted by this law have signed six-month waivers to delay the move, the last of which expired June 1. Of the embassy, Spicer said, "The question is not if that move hap...

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Video Shows Turkish President Erdogan Watching Brutal Fight Outside Embassy In Washington

Politicians weighed in as well. "We do not do this here", Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) said on Twitter. "There is no excuse for this thuggish behavior". "It happened really fast", he said, insist...

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Lewandowski To Republicans: Get On Trump Train or Lose Next Election

Lewandowski To Republicans: Get On Trump Train or Lose Next Election

He's gonna veto whatever we pass.' So we gave the Republicans the White House and elected Trump". Limbaugh said , "It's not the Democrats standing up and saying, 'We are not gonna help". Like he tw...

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CEOs' urgent plea: Don't pull out of Paris accord

CEOs' urgent plea: Don't pull out of Paris accord

The Obama administration committed the U.S.to a 26 to 28% decrease in emissions by 2025, but the agreement doesn't legally hold countries to their pledged goals. "No one should be left behind, but the...

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Brazil's GDP grows in Q1; president sees recession's end

Brazil's GDP grows in Q1; president sees recession's end

Since May 17, President Michel Temer has battled corruption accusations. Gross domestic product grew 1 percent from the fourth quarter of 2016, when the economy shrank 0.5 percent. He credits his ...

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In standing up to Trump, Europe gets its mojo back

European leaders were especially dismayed by Trump's refusal to reaffirm USA support for last year's Paris climate change accord and his failure to publicly endorse NATO's mutual defense pledge. "[T...

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Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

Clinton jokes covfefe 'a hidden message to the Russians'

Hillary Clinton and President Donald Trump were at it again on Twitter in the evening hours of Wednesday, May 31, but the former Secretary of State had a new jab at her disposal when the presiden...

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Homeland Security chief signals shift on immigration program

Homeland Security chief signals shift on immigration program

The United States granted Temporary Protection Status (TPS) to many Haitian nationals after the January 12, 2010 quake. Kelly met with Haitian President Jovenel Moise during a brief visit to the isl...

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Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela 'hunger bonds'

Goldman under fire for buying Venezuela 'hunger bonds'

Goldman's purchase of securities, also known as "Hunger Bonds" because of the country's extreme poverty, were for $2.8 billion in bonds from the state-run oil company PDVSA for only $865 million. "We ...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation head defends 'blunt' U.S. leader

All people who cherish life must unite in finding, exposing and removing these killers and extremists and, yes, losers. "The NATO of the future must include a great focus on terrorism and immigrat...

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Donald Trump renews waiver to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv

An official earlier this year said moving the embassy would open up "the gates of hell", claims Israel rejects. The order he will sign waives for six months a congressional edict requiring the emb...

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Pentagon reportedly starts arming Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's opposition

Pentagon reportedly starts arming Syrian Kurds despite Turkey's opposition

The Pentagon confirmed last night that it had delivered the first extra weapons it is supplying to the YPG, the Kurdish militia that is the major component of US-aligned forces fighting Isis in no...

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PM May's lead falls to 3 pct points

Labour has also benefited from a squeeze on the smaller parties, notably the Liberal Democrats, whose focus on reversing Brexit has not caught fire with voters. Others try to make allowances for tur...

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India, Spain Sign Seven Agreements, Set to Enhance Defense Ties

Modi is the guest of honour at this year's three-day Saint Petersburg Economic Forum - Russia's answer to Davos - that Putin will use to push the idea that Russia has turned the page on a brutal ...

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Theresa May and Jeremy Corbyn go back to Brexit

In the televised debate, Rudd accused Corbyn of having drawn up a "fantasy wishlist" manifesto paid for with a magic "money tree", and noting that most of his MPs backed a failed coup against him a ...

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Corbyn, others attack May in United Kingdom election debate

Speaking in Essex today, Corbyn will say: " Theresa May says no deal is better than a bad deal". Her appearance at CJ Leonard & Sons, which specialises in construction equipment and commercial vehi...

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote a week away

The latest YouGov poll showed that the Conservatives are just 3 percentage points ahead of Labour. She is not prime minister. Panelbase had previously given the Tories the biggest lead of any poll...

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Tiger Woods Seen Confused, Stumbling On Police Dashcam Video

Tiger Woods Seen Confused, Stumbling On Police Dashcam Video

Woods, who had been No. 1 longer than any other golfer, has not been a factor since his last victory in August 2013 as he battled through back surgeries from a week before the 2014 Masters until his...

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Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday

Trump escalates threats to Germany over trade on Tuesday

He also chided Trump for criticizing a "longstanding ally" after tweeting that Germany is not adhering to its North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military obligations early this week, as well as on s...

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Corbyn would be 'alone and naked' in Brexit talks, says May

Corbyn would be 'alone and naked' in Brexit talks, says May

Presumably she didn't even watch the debate, as that would have distracted her attention from memorising regional figures for beetroot production, so she doesn't get caught out by the wily Italians, w...

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Jared Kushner was 'seeking direct access to Putin'

Current and former USA officials said Mr. Kushner's activities, like those of many others around Mr. Trump, are under scrutiny as part of the investigation. Contacts between Trump associates and Russi...

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Trump reportedly considering major overhaul of

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. Kushner has become a key figure in the ongoing controversy, with reports stating ...

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White House considering return of seized Russian compounds

In late December 2016, the Obama administration introduced a new round of sanctions against some Russian companies, the Federal Security Service and the Main Intelligence Agency of Russia's General ...

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Putin says Russia never involved in hacking

Putin says Russia never involved in hacking

St. Petersburg [ Russia ], June 1 (ANI): Acknowledging the importance of developing economic cooperation at the regional level, India and Russia on Thursday said they will take steps to facilitate ...

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Comey to testify to Senate intelligence panel

Richard Burr, R-N.C., said the committee welcomes Comey's testimony, but declined to comment further. The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence announced Thursday that Comey will testify before th...

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Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

Why can't the Afghan government protect Kabul?

As of late Wednesday night in Kabul , no one had claimed responsibility . The NATO statement praised "the courage of Afghan Security Forces, especially the police and first responders". "What is...

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Trump Signs Six-Month Waiver to Keep US Embassy in Tel Aviv

The White House said the decision - which includes a six-month waiver on action related to the embassy - should not be considered "in any way a retreat from the President's strong support for I...

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May, Corbyn clash over Brexit plans with UK vote 1 week away

While only 12 percent of 18 to 24-year-olds said they would vote Conservative, 69 percent would vote for Corbyn. "As we pursue a bold and ambitious free trade agreement between the United Kingdom and ...

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Trump expected to keep U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv - for now

Trump expected to keep U.S. embassy in Tel Aviv - for now

Jerusalem was divided between Israeli rule in the west and Jordanian in the east until 1967, when Israel was attacked by allied Arab armies. On other fronts it conquered the Golan Heights from Syri...

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Putin: Russian meddling 'fiction' invented by Democrats

Putin: Russian meddling 'fiction' invented by Democrats

Last Thursday, President Trump and newly elected French President Emmanuel Macron went several rounds in a series of tense handshakes when they met in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty...

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Ghana: Five arrested over military commander's lynching

Ghana: Five arrested over military commander's lynching

Maxwell Mahama, an officer of the 5 Infantry Battalion, was said to have been on his daily jogging routine on Monday when the unfortunate incident occurred. "From the beating up of a serving police of...

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Sergei who? Why investigators are concerned Jared Kushner met with Sergei Gorkov

Frustration amongst communications team members reportedly peaked after they were kept in the dark regarding the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. "I don't like it...

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Kabul blast: 11 US citizens injured, death toll rises to 90

The other likely suspect is the Islamic State which has been making inroads in recent months and was responsible for a suicide bomb attack on a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation convoy near the U.S. ...

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