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Indian-origin gay minister Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland PM

Indian-origin gay minister Leo Varadkar becomes Ireland PM

The 38-year-old leader will be taking over as the Taoiseach (Irish Prime Minister), later this month when the new session of the parliament begins. Varadkar came out as gay in 2015 during the buil...

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Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

Trump backs Saudi-led efforts to isolate Qatar

President Donald Trump sided with Saudi Arabia and other Arab countries Tuesday in a deepening diplomatic crisis with Qatar, appearing to endorse the accusation that the oil-rich Persian Gulf nation...

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Family: Australian nurse died trying to aid attack victims

Family: Australian nurse died trying to aid attack victims

It's believed she had her back to the attacker, who came up behind her, pulled her head back, and slashed her throat. Before the second death was confirmed, Ms Zelenak's mother Julie Wallace reveale...

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The Buzz | Paris in state of alert after gunshots near Notre Dame

The Buzz | Paris in state of alert after gunshots near Notre Dame

Notre Dame, famous for its picturesque gargoyles, is located on an island in the Seine and attracts an estimated 14 million visitors very year, making it Europe's most visited attraction. Macron wants...

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Michelle Obama to Address Crowd at Apple Conference

Michelle Obama to Address Crowd at Apple Conference

The conversation with Obama and Jackson began at 9 a.m. PT. Michelle Obama spoke Tuesday at Apple's WWDC . "Girls walk away from tech and science", Obama said in San Jose, Calif., according ...

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Qatar flight ban begins as Gulf crisis grows

Qatar flight ban begins as Gulf crisis grows

Qatar's leader, Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani, spoke by telephone overnight with his counterpart in Kuwait and, in order to allow Kuwait to mediate, made a decision to put off a planned speech to th...

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Deadly siege in Melbourne 'act of terror'

Three police officers were injured during the standoff. The Melbourne siege is reminiscent of the December 2014 terrorist attack in Australia's Sydney in which a gunman killed one hostage du...

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UK government, London mayor Sadiq Khan clash over Donald Trump invitation

UK government, London mayor Sadiq Khan clash over Donald Trump invitation

Police on Tuesday also arrested a 27-year-old man in Barking on suspicion of violating the Terrorism Act and a residence there was being searched. Many foreign fighters travel from Turkey to neighbori...

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With London tweets, Trump embarrasses himself - and America - once again

With London tweets, Trump embarrasses himself - and America - once again

Mr Trump also repeated calls for his stalled travel ban, took on gun control supporters and pledged that the United States would be there to help London . Asked about the spat with Mr Trump, Mr Khan ...

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Donald Trump contradicts himself, flusters Congress on Qatar

Saudi Arabia and three other USA allies in the region-the United Arab Emirates , Egypt and Bahrain-accused their fellow Gulf Cooperation Council member of supporting a range of violent groups, from p...

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Acting US envoy to China quits over Trump's climate decision

Former U.S. President Barack Obama says the Paris climate agreement still has a chance despite the "temporary absence of American leadership" and says he "took great comfort" in hearing last week ...

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Conservative Theresa May dealt blow to win general election Corbyn

Conservative Theresa May dealt blow to win general election Corbyn

The Opinium poll made for more comfortable reading for May than another one published overnight by Survation which showed her lead over Labour had narrowed to just 1 percentage point. Sterling bou...

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Senate Republicans cast doubt on comprehensive health care bill

But their proposal alienates conservatives who have derided it as "Obamacare-lite".Several members of the Senate Republican leadership said Monday they expect there will be a vote on a health care bil...

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Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Trump's sons stand by father's criticism of London mayor

Then, on Monday, he combined another shot at Khan with criticism of the mainstream media, tweeting: " Pathetic excuse by London Mayor Sadiq Khan who had to think fast on his "no reason to be alar...

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AFC monitoring Qatar crisis, hoping to minimize impact

Jubeir added that Qatar was undermining the Palestinian Authority and Egypt in its support of Hamas and the Muslim Brotherhood . "We don't think this is good. Trump's broadside came as Kuwait's r...

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London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

London mayor tells AP he doesn't care about Trump tweets

Donald Trump Jr. also came to his father's defense Tuesday morning, saying despite the criticism, his father's tweets are right, casting blame on Khan. "The Mayor is busy working with the police,...

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FBI Reportedly Suspects Russian Hackers Planted Fake News Story Behind Qatar Crisis

Maersk, the world's biggest container shipping line, said it was unable to transport goods in or out of Qatar because it could not take them through the UAE port of Jebel Ali. An Omani diplomat travel...

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Tributes for Tiote as case probed

Tributes for Tiote as case probed

Tiote, a Muslim observing Ramadan, had been with his new club since February after ending a six and a half-year stay at St James' Park. "He was immediately taken to hospital, but unfortunately die...

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Korea rejects S. Korean group's offer of malaria help

North Korea slammed the "mean" sanctions and instead vowed to press ahead with its missile and nuclear weapons programs. "It is a fatal miscalculation if the countries, which have had a hand in the ...

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Leaked NSA report highlights deep flaws in US elections

USA intelligence agencies declined to comment. "For a government employee or a contractor who has access to classified information to share it intentionally with someone who doesn't have a security cl...

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Peacock takes out $500 in wine after crashing liquor store

Peacock takes out $500 in wine after crashing liquor store

Unable to watch more destruction, Ghanem puts on a sweatshirt to protect himself from the bird's claws and helps the officer ensnare it. The handsome birds are loud, they can be aggressive, and they...

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Kuwait trying to solve Gulf crisis

Trump, in a series of early-morning tweets, sought to cast the rift between Qatar and its neighbours as a victory for his trip last month to Saudi Arabia , where he met with leaders from dozens of Ar...

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PK Subban is pretty confident the Nashville Predators will win Game 3

PK Subban is pretty confident the Nashville Predators will win Game 3

Pittsburgh goaltender Matt Murray stopped 37 of 38 Nashville shots. Guarantees in sports are ridiculous because nobody can guarantee a damned thing, and besides, it would mean knowing Nashville g...

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Trump says he helped Saudis make Qatar decision

The UAE had always been angered by Qatar's support for Islamists in the Gulf and in Libya, and Saudi Arabia and Egypt view the Muslim Brotherhood as a threat. Qatar is also a major regional diplomat...

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What a rush: AP reporter zip lines off the Eiffel Tower

What a rush: AP reporter zip lines off the Eiffel Tower

The attraction sends participants soaring almost 400 feet high at highway speeds around 55 miles per hour (which, conveniently, also happens to be the same speed as an elite-level tennis serve). The b...

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WashPost: House Intel Committee Sought 'Unmaskings' Last Year

WashPost: House Intel Committee Sought 'Unmaskings' Last Year

But on Wednesday, he used his power as chairman to issue subpoenas related to the inquiry. This week, Nunes subpoenaed the three intelligence agencies - CIA, FBI and NSA - seeking unmasking requ...

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California Governor Brown Says US Will Stay in Climate Fight

California governor Jerry Brown said on Tuesday that the threat of climate change could be more risky than that of fascism during World War Two. Most people thought he was going to announce a visit ...

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Morocco airline cancels flights via Doha to Arab states over Qatar dispute

Trump said he was told during his recent visit to Saudi Arabia that Qatar was funding "radical ideology". The U.S. military began moving into Al Udeid not long after the September 11 terrorist att...

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Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

Jordan downgrades diplomatic relations with Qatar

Sen. Bob Corker of Tennessee, the Republican chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee, says he wasn't aware of Trump remarks about Qatar and appeared surprised when reporters described what the pre...

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Trump Organization charged Eric Trump's cancer charity big bucks for golf events

The article also stated that the Donald J. Trump Foundation, set up by the president, " apparently used Eric's charity to funnel $100,000 in donations into generating revenue for the Trump Organizati...

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London Bridge attack: police raid two more properties in east of city

London Bridge attack: police raid two more properties in east of city

Investigators now believe he was a "lone wolf", who radicalised himself through material on the internet.Salman Abedi - the 22-year-old born in Britain to Libyan parents who killed 22 people in a su...

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Egypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in Libya

Egypt says Christian massacre attackers trained in Libya

The massacre took place in the central Egyptian province of Minya on Friday, as the Coptic Christians were travelling on a bus to a monastery. The armed assault is the latest in a series of deadly...

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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to disclose on retaliatory nuclear strike

Ukip member Abigail Eatock won loud applause as she told the PM: "You said you wouldn't call an election and you did". The real question is whether the result is close enough for Corbyn to not onl...

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Maricopa County election officials respond to Russian voting vendor hacking

Maricopa County election officials respond to Russian voting vendor hacking

Election supervisors in Citrus, Clay and Pasco counties said they, too, got the emails, but also did not open them, the Tampa Bay Times reported Tuesday . If the reader of the email opened the attach...

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Seven countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Seven countries cut diplomatic ties with Qatar

Following the border closure, Iran has offered food shipments to Qatar. Yemens internationally backed government, which has lost the capital and large portions of the war-torn country, also cut relati...

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Schumer: Where's The Outrage Over Embassy Waiver?

However, while admitting dismay with Trump's decision, most of its critics said that they still had hope the president would make the move in the future. The 1995 law requires updates to Congress ever...

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Canada FM says Canada must do more as U.S. leadership wanes

Canada FM says Canada must do more as U.S. leadership wanes

Freeland also insisted that the foundation of the Trudeau government's commitment to human rights is based on its profound belief in feminism: "because women's rights are human rights". Canada will st...

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International Friendly: Joshua Kimmich grabs late equaliser for Germany against Denmark

International Friendly: Joshua Kimmich grabs late equaliser for Germany against Denmark

Eriksen, who found himself with space, ran onto the loose ball on the edge of the box and drove it first time past Kevin Trapp to hand Denmark the lead in front of the hosts' jubilant fans. A minute...

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Trump says vile enemy' has waged war on us for too long

Trump says vile enemy' has waged war on us for too long

Mayor Sadiq Khan , who made history as the British capital's first Muslim leader, has repeatedly been targeted by Trump on Twitter. Mr Khan has come under repeated criticism from Donald Trump ove...

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Deal for Beckham's Miami soccer stadium land gets approval

Deal for Beckham's Miami soccer stadium land gets approval

Beckham's group has said the cost of the stadium, which still needs to be approved by city planners, will be met by private investors with no public funds being used in its construction. "Something ne...

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