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Former first lady Barbara Bush celebrates 92nd birthday

Former first lady Barbara Bush celebrates 92nd birthday

Bush as they arrive for the premiere of HBO's new documentary on his life in Kennebunkport, Maine, Tuesday, June 12, 2012. "I'm still the luckiest guy in the world". She intends to top off the occasio...

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UK election upset pummels pound, other currencies stay calm

The pound lost more than 2 cents against the dollar within seconds of the exit poll result, plunging from $1.2955 to $1.2752 late Thursday. That was in part because votes that had previously gone to...

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Comey testimony shifts focus of Russian Federation investigation to Trump

The high profile hearing is scheduled to find out the circumstances under which Comey was sacked and if Trump had interfered with FBI investigations. In the meantime, Comey has made life more ...

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Donald Trump still standing, but damaged by James Comey's testimony

Former FBI Director James Comey's long-anticipated congressional testimony set off a social media storm on Thursday with millions of people jumping into the fray but there was one notable absence - th...

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Qatar rejects as baseless terrorism designations by four Arab states

The move comes after the country banned any direct flights to and from Qatar, and also closed down the offices of Qatar Airways across the UAE . Qatar strongly denies supporting terrorism , Reuters...

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West Midlands joins minute's silence for London Bridge terror victims

A second source said Italian authorities had flagged him up to British authorities after he moved to England previous year. Police disclosed late on June 5 that 27-year-old Khuram Butt, a British ...

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United Kingdom police arrest man as part of ongoing London Bridge attack investigation

Police said Zaghba had not been a subject of interest for them or for the MI5 domestic intelligence agency. Butt's neighbors described him to The Independent as a "family man" who appeared to hav...

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Iran supreme leader says attacks fuel hatred toward US, Saudis

Senate to move forward on a new set of sanctions against Iran, including its elite Revolutionary Guards, a move that came on the same day as the Tehran attacks. The extremist Sunni group considers t...

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May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

May's United Kingdom election gamble backfires as Tories lose majority

May had spent the campaign denouncing Corbyn as the weak leader of a spendthrift party that would crash Britain's economy and flounder in Brexit talks, while she would provide "strong and stable lea...

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Vladimir Putin Supports Qatar, A US Partner Criticized by Trump

Trump spoke by telephone with Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman later Tuesday in an exchange of notably different tone from the USA president's earlier remarks on Twitter. "This is not about regime cha...

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United Kingdom election ends in hung Parliament

United Kingdom election ends in hung Parliament

However, many Conservatives will not want to appear disunited when there is already uncertainty about what the new government will look like, which could blunt any possible challenge. May had spent ...

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May under fire as United Kingdom heads for hung parliament

May under fire as United Kingdom heads for hung parliament

Accepting victory in her constituency of Maidenhead, Theresa May said that if Conservatives had won the most seats and most votes, "it will be incumbent on us to ensure that we have that period of...

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"We are not ready to surrender", Qatar's foreign minister says

Qatar has released an initial report into the alleged hack of its state-run news agency, an incident which helped spark a diplomatic crisis between the energy-rich country and Arab nations. Qatar is ...

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What We Learned From Former FBI Director James Comey 49:00 Download

Comey had just told a Senate Intelligence Committee that Richman was the conduit for the memo, which documented Trump asking Comey to drop the FBI's probe into former National Security Adviser Mi...

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May under pressure after hung United Kingdom results; Brexit dilemma loom

May under pressure after hung United Kingdom results; Brexit dilemma loom

Then, he ran a disciplined, coherent campaign despite a few miscues, and deftly capitalized on May's mistakes. And as of 2 PM Korea time, more than 6_ of the combined 650 seats have been declared. "...

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Qatar must 'end support for terror' to stop Gulf tensions

Aviation experts believe that Qatar Airways is set to be the hardest hit by the escalating GCC rift. Qatar has found itself increasing isolated since Monday, when neighbors Saudi Arabia , Egyp...

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Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

On Wednesday, CNN reported that unnamed USA officials had linked Russian hackers to planting it. The official further emphasized that Iran was already shipping 40 to 50 containers to the UAE and...

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Could a hung parliament make Jeremy Corbyn prime minister?

But in United Kingdom elections this result does not automatically trigger another election. Speaking on BBC News, the former Ukip leader said: "What a huge error it was to pick a Remainer to ...

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Chad recalls envoy from Qatar amid Gulf dispute

Bahrain , along with Egypt , Saudia Arabia, and the United Arab Emirates (UAE ) cut diplomatic ties with Qatar on Monday over its alleged support for terrorist groups and Iran - charges Qatar de...

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Qatar says it won't 'surrender' in Gulf row

Moody's downgraded Qatar's rating last month to Aa3 from Aa2 and changed the outlook to stable from negative because of doubts about the country's growth trajectory and its sharply rising external deb...

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United Kingdom general election backfires on Theresa May

United Kingdom general election backfires on Theresa May

With 634 seats out of the 650 declared, the Conservatives , or Tories, had won 308 seats, short of the 326 seats needed to secure a majority. In a statement to The Associated Press, the legislature...

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Trump offers to mediate Qatar crisis in call with emir

The dispute has sparked the worst diplomatic crisis in the Arab world in years and raised fears it will cause further instability in an already-volatile region. "Such a Trumpification of relations wit...

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Britain's Corbyn says his campaign 'changed politics'

Britain's Corbyn says his campaign 'changed politics'

But the campaign did not go to plan. "It was very scary on Saturday". Among the biggest issues for markets and the economy are whether Britain manages to get a deal to remain part of the European Unio...

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Three times James Comey's testimony contradicted Donald Trump

This morning Comey testified regarding a number of stories that the public has partially heard about through the many leaks plaguing the Trump administration. Mr Comey said there was no do...

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Qatar row: Trump calls for 'unity' in Gulf

Qatar dismissed allegations of support for Islamist militancy on Friday after four Arab states, which cut ties with Qatar this week, blacklisted as terrorists dozens of people with alleged links to Qa...

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Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test

Japan vows to take action with U.S. after North Korea missile test

North Korea has fired a ballistic missile toward the East Sea. All the North's tests have been carried out in direct defiance of United Nations sanctions warnings and US threats of military action....

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Disaster for the Tories as Britain heads for Hung Parliament

But her party's huge lead in the opinion polls - 20 percent in most cases - made the prospect too tempting to pass up. Already, some banks have started moving jobs out of the United Kingdom and into...

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Police put emphasis on accuracy amid pressure to identify attack victims

The nearby London Bridge rail station also reopened after police cordons around it "were lifted earlier than expected", according to transportation officials, but police said the public should e...

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PM Narendra Modi thanks China for supporting India to become SCO member

The SCO, a grouping born at the of the Cold War in 1996, presently has six members namely China, Kyrgyzstan, Kazakhstan , Russia, Uzbekistan and Tajikistan, with its headquarters in China's capital, ...

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Jack Reed takes part in Comey questioning

Comey's appearance on Capitol Hill on Thursday. "Maybe if I were stronger, I would have", Comey said. "That, to me, as an investigator, is a very significant fact". That is exactly what happened w...

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No-one has right to 'blockade' my country, says Qatar foreign minister

No-one has right to 'blockade' my country, says Qatar foreign minister

Soccer's world governing body Federation Internationale de Football Association has said it remains in regular contact with Qatar, which will host the 2022 World Cup. Al Qassemi also warned Qatar shou...

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United Kingdom general election ends in a hung parliament

Instead, now she's being forced to consider teaming up with a minor party. The expression comes from the term "hung jury", when jurors can not decide on a verdict and a retrial is needed. "We could ...

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Qatar's foreign minister: Arab states have no right to "blockade" country

The Gulf states have lost all trust in Qatar and have reached the end of the line in discussing how things can get better, one of the leading diplomats from the United Arab Emirates has said. Al Jaz...

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Qatar Airways CEO says 'business as usual' as GCC rift widens

In a readout of the call, the White House said that the two leaders discussed the critical goals of preventing the financing of terrorist organizations and eliminating the promotion of extremism by an...

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Surprise Setback for Britain's Conservatives as Possibility of Hung Parliament Looms

Polling stations have just closed and counting has begun with early indications the United Kingdom could be headed for a hung parliament . But before the talks can start, there will be widespread ang...

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A hung Parliament in Britain after Theresa May loses majority

If the incumbent government is unable to form a coalition big enough to rule, they may either resign and the largest opposition party may be invited to form a government, or they may try to continue...

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Brexit talks 'could be delayed' over shock election result

The BBC reported that 76 seats appeared too close to call. "If, as the indications have shown and if this is correct, the Conservative Party has won the most seats and probably the most votes, t...

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Crunch time looming for Lions against Crusaders

Crunch time looming for Lions against Crusaders

Hansen said: "I just think Warren was trying a bit of humour after struggling a wee bit with his press conference before". "He's pretty casual, he enjoys a laugh, he's a bit of a joker - and I thi...

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Sen. Sullivan: Intercept Test Sends Clear Message to North Korea

Sen. Sullivan: Intercept Test Sends Clear Message to North Korea

The Missile Defense Agency conducted the test on Tuesday evening, successfully striking a simulated ballistic missile fired from a site in the Marshall Islands with an interceptor launched from Van...

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British Pound Falls After Exit Polls Predict Hung Parliament

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May listens as the declaration at her constituency is made for in the general election in Maidenhead, England, Friday, June 9, 2017. "And our leader needs to take...

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