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Arctic Is Changing as U.S. Mulls Climate Policy, Tillerson Says

Finland officially took over chairmanship of the Arctic Council from the USA on Thursday during the 10th Arctic Council Ministerial Meeting in Fairbanks, Alaska. The language is similar to previous de...

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Abbas warns of painful steps against Palestinian rival Hamas

That's unfortunately not true. But the scale of that challenge was quickly made clear as Mr Abbas repeated the conditions Palestinians have insisted on for years - the creation of an independent Pal...

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Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

Know All About How Mother's Day Was Founded

Mother's Day 2014 is celebrated around the world on the second Sunday of May and this year it falls on 14 May. Many lawmakers also joked saying if they allow Mother's Day there will more holida...

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'Morning Joe' Hosts: Conway Said She Needed A Shower After Defending Trump

'Morning Joe' Hosts: Conway Said She Needed A Shower After Defending Trump

According to Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski , when Conway came on their show she would insist off-camera that she was only supporting Trump for a "summer vacation". Back in the day, Kellyanne...

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UK General Election: Labour promises to invest billions in NHS

The National Living Wage will rise and workers on short-term contracts will be given more protections under a government led by Theresa May , the Tories say. " Theresa May doesn't seem to care that ...

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Trump threatens to cancel briefings; Spicer back at podium

In Florida, where the president frequently spends weekends, both parties must consent to recording. Reports published Thursday , citing unnamed sources close to Comey, said Trump invited Comey ...

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First Australian business infected in global cyber attack

More than 200,000 systems in 150 countries have reportedly been affected, including British hospitals and Germany's national railway. Friday's attack largely hit businesses and large organizations: ...

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Conservatives make huge gains in United Kingdom local elections

Meanwhile, Tory candidate Ben Houchen scored a significant win in the Tees Valley mayoral race by more than 2,000 votes, after a run-off against Labour's Sue Jeffrey. Speaking outside her Downing Stre...

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Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

Korea test-fires missile, challenging new leader in South

North Korea launched another ballistic missile on Sunday , which it said was aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large-scale heavy nuclear warhead", the latest in a series of tests that has...

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President Trump On Israel-Palestine Peace: 'We Will Get This Done'

It was part of the vigorous dose of optimism on display as Trump and Abbas showered each other with praise. Trump also hinted at having the Oslo Accords, which Abbas signed onto as the Palestinian n...

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BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back

Elections BC says absentee ballots won't be counted until May 22, and there may be recounts in some close ridings. The Liberals need only one more seat for a majority government, but Elections BC ha...

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Hong Kong rejects asylum claims from Edward Snowden's 'guardian angels'

Hong Kong rejects asylum claims from Edward Snowden's 'guardian angels'

The asylum-seekers include two men and a woman from Sri Lanka, and a woman from the Philippines, along with their three children who were born in Hong Kong and are stateless. "They could be arrested a...

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Rep. Al Green calls for impeachment of President Trump

Rep. Al Green calls for impeachment of President Trump

The Washington Examiner said Green is the second House Democrat to call for Trump's impeachment. Mr Trump has rejected accusations of a cover-up and has said that he fired the "showboat" over his ...

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Ian Poulter hits back at Brandel Chamblee

At 21 years, 10 months and 16 days, Kim is the youngest victor of the tournament considered the fifth major on the PGA Tour. And it wasn't just that hole. Ian Poulter pulled within a stroke of the ...

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ICJ begins hearing in Kulbhushan Jadhav case

Jadhav had already confessed to causing damage to Pakistan. He was accused of spying for the Research and Analysis Wing and aiding separatist elements in restive Balochistan. The court's president a...

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Moors murderer Ian Brady dies at 79

Brady died in the high-security Ashworth Hospital near Liverpool overnight. John Kilbride was just 12 when Brady and Hindley offered him a lift home from a market in Ashton-under-Lyne in Lancashire ...

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Mexico Officials Ready to Talk Trade with U.S.

Mexico Officials Ready to Talk Trade with U.S.

Lighthizer previously served as deputy US trade representative under President Ronald Reagan and has worked on trade issues as a lawyer representing various manufacturers and high-tech companies. On T...

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China presses South Korea on THAAD missile system

China presses South Korea on THAAD missile system

South Korea's new President Moon Jae-In on Friday scrapped state-issued school history textbooks introduced by his ousted predecessor, saying they represented an "outdated and one-sided" view of the p...

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China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

China's Xi says Belt and Road summit reaches consensus, achieves positive outcomes

Top lender Industrial and Commercial Bank of China participated in 212 Belt and Road projects, providing $67.4 billion in credit in total, Chairman Yi Huiman said on Monday. But they also have express...

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L.A. Reid Steps Down From Epic Records & Sony Music

L.A. Reid Steps Down From Epic Records & Sony Music

While it has not been clear if Sony's investigation into the matter has determined whether the allegations are factual, Billboard reported a rep from Reid's camp saying that the letter had inaccurac...

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SC will protect women's right: Cong on triple talaq

SC will protect women's right: Cong on triple talaq

The practice of triple talaq enables Muslim men to get an instant divorce by uttering the word " talaq " or divorce thrice and is deemed to be sanctioned by the Shariat or Muslim personal laws, wh...

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White House: Trump's morning tweets about Comey 'not a threat'

Although only 29 percent of Americans approve of Trump's decision to fire Comey, the number rises to 58 percent when only Republicans are taken into account, according to the latest NBC/Wall Street J...

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Nurses consider strike action over pay for first time in 100 years

Nurses consider strike action over pay for first time in 100 years

Nurses have suffered a 14 per cent pay cut in real terms since 2010 because of a government cap on public sector pay, said the RCN. About 52,000 of the 270,000 RCN members eligible to vote took part...

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BYU Softball: Cougars earn 13th straight NCAA invite, head to SLC

BYU Softball: Cougars earn 13th straight NCAA invite, head to SLC

Utah heads to their third-straight NCAA Tournament, a program record, and 15th overall. "We look forward to playing quality teams in our own backyard". The Cougars hit.320 as a team this season and co...

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Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race

Tehran Mayor drops out of Iranian presidential race

Qalibaf issued a statement later on Monday announcing that he would quit the presidential race in favor of another principlist candidate, Seyyed Ebrahim Raeisi. There are five candidates remaining...

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Another appeals court to weigh Trump's revised travel ban

Opponents - including the state of Hawaii and civil rights groups - say that both Trump's first ban and the later revised ban discriminate against Muslims. But on Monday, acting Solicitor General Jeff...

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Trump Hopes To Name FBI Nominee Ahead Of Overseas Trip

Trump Hopes To Name FBI Nominee Ahead Of Overseas Trip

On Last Week Tonight With John Oliver, Oliver discussed the termination of former FBI Director James Comey . The latest example of his too-rare rationality was his objection to the suggestion tha...

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Indian-American asks WH to produce tapes of Trump-Comey talk

Because he is firing the checks and balances? The New York Times published intimate details allegedly from inside a one-on-one dinner at the White House between Comey and Trump that took place seven...

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Valls Supports Macron's Movement

Valls Supports Macron's Movement

Reflecting on Macron's victory over far-right leader Marine Le Pen in the presidential runoff on Sunday, Valls said it was a blow to populism in Europe that gave a "terrific" image of France oversea...

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Liberals win tight poll in Canada's British Columbia, lose majority

Weaver had requests to speak with B.C. Liberal leader Christy Clark and NDP leader John Horgan Wednesday after a preliminary vote count Tuesday night left Clark one seat short of a majority. Liberal...

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Israel wants White House to explain U.S. official's Western Wall comment

It's not your territory. Top officials at the State Department, Department of Defense and the U.S. intelligence community are urging the White House not to recognize Jerusalem as Israel's capital, w...

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Support For Marriage Equality In America Reaches All-Time High

Support For Marriage Equality In America Reaches All-Time High

The poll showed that 34 percent of Americans still oppose gay marriage , with 6 percent unsure. Kim Davis, a clerk from Rowan County, Kentucky, attracted worldwide headlines in 2015 when she refuse...

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Pizza delivery man takes pie to stalled Amtrak train

Pizza delivery man takes pie to stalled Amtrak train

One Twitter user jokingly claimed the pizza had helped stave off "cannibalism" on the train. Passenger Mitchell Katz posted a video of deliveryman Jim Leary walking up to the train Sunday evening ...

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Emmanuel Macron moves quickly on first full day in office

Emmanuel Macron moves quickly on first full day in office

A year ago he was part of Juppe's unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans' primaries, and then joined the presidential campaign of Francois Fillon, the party's nominee. Defeated by a Macron land...

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Led strike kills 23 civilians in Syria

Led strike kills 23 civilians in Syria

Operation Inherent Resolve said in a statement last month that US-led coalition actions have killed 352 civilians since the operation against Daesh had began in 2014. Putin insisted that Moscow would ...

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AAP Shows How EVM ' Vote Rigging' Works

AAP Shows How EVM ' Vote Rigging' Works

There has been some controversy about the use of EVMs in India, especially after the BJP's landslide victory in the politically crucial state Uttar Pradesh. Claiming that electronic voting machines (E...

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General Election polls: Conservatives heading for landslide victory

General Election polls: Conservatives heading for landslide victory

Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said: "The SNP has won the council elections". Ms Davidson also went on to criticise Labour , who slumped to become the third largest party in Scotland's councils, addi...

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Trump says he will make 'fast decision' on Comey replacement

Trump said. "Nearly all of them are very well-known", Trump said aboard the plane that took him to Lynchburg, Virginia, where he gave the commencement address at Liberty University. Alice Fisher, who ...

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Where does Jeremy Corbyn stand on foreign policy?

Stressing Labour would create a new role of "Minister for Peace", Corbyn added that: "Too much of our debate is about military security - you're either for or against strong defence". "It doesn't make...

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Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol

Cyber attack hits 200000 in at least 150 countries - Europol

Security experts tempered the alarm bells by saying that widespread attacks are tough to pull off. The company based its assessment on the number of attacks that had been prevented by its security sof...

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