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North Korea dreams of turning out the lights

North Korea dreams of turning out the lights

They flew some 200 kilometers. But despite the rudimentary technology used in the launch, North Korea did show that it poses a real threat. North Korea has ordered three ballistic missile launches...

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McCain blames confusing probe on tiredness

McCain blames confusing probe on tiredness

Despite a possible conflict of interest for then-Attorney General Loretta Lynch , who he said requested that the probe be referred to as a "matter" and met with former President Bill Clinton on a...

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Two suspects arrested for Tehran terror attack

The tweet appeared to refer to comments made by Saudi Arabia's deputy crown prince, Mohammed bin Salman al-Saud, in May, who said Riyadh would bring "the battle" for regional influence to Iran. "Now...

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Trump, Tillerson offer conflicting statements on Qatar crisis within 90 minutes

Also, Saudi Arabia has risen to be an enforcer of American interests in the Arab world; this role of a policeman which Israel has played over the decades, is not being recognized by Qatar which still ...

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May forms unity government after losing majority in United Kingdom vote

In parliamentary terms the Tories will now have to rely on the 10 seats held by Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party to get any legislation through. If early reports are true and young voter...

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Donald Trump breaks silence on Comey testimony

As noted on Twitter, by saying Comey lied under oath in this tweet, the president is accusing the former FBI Director of committing perjury. Comey testified he had nine one-on-one conversation...

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Trump's lawyer to file leak complaint against Comey

Comey said it was and still is the "high confident judgment" of the US intelligence community that Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 campaign. "I hope you can see your way clear to letting th...

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Collins says the Senate Intelligence Committee investigation needs help

During a subsequent Oval Office meeting, Trump asked Comey to drop the Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into Flynn, said a person who was given a copy of a memo Comey wrote about the conversati...

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Iran says arrests seven suspects linked to Tehran attacks

Police patrol outside Iran's parliament building after an assault by several attackers that was claimed by the Islamic State group, in Tehran, Iran, Wednesday, June 7, 2017. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, th...

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Qatar tries to ease food-supply fears as crowds throng shops

Qatar will be motivated to resist by the perception that what the Saudis are really after is regime change, according to Sanam Vakil, associate fellow with the Middle East and North Africa Programme a...

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London police have found another body while searching for missing victim

The BBC reported that Thomas' family has been notified, although the body has not yet been formally identified. Police said earlier that witness accounts suggested he might have been thrown into...

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Jeff Sessions wants to pit his credibility against James Comey's. Okay

Comey testified that Trump tried to get him to drop the probe into Flynn, part of a wider FBI investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA presidential election and possible coll...

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Starbucks Corporation (NASDAQ:SBUX) Volume Spiking Mid-session

About 6,458 shares traded. Valley National Advisers Inc. raised its position in shares of Starbucks by 0.3% in the first quarter. It has underperformed by 4.22% the S&P500. Covering sell-side analys...

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Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

Rex Tillerson urges Gulf states to ease Qatar blockade

Trump did not call for an easing of the blockade, despite the large US military presence in Qatar . The current crisis is an eruption of simmering tensions fomented in the 2011 Arab Spring when ...

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Sen. John McCain's weird questioning of James Comey

Sen. John McCain's weird questioning of James Comey

John McCain issued a statement seeking to clear up exactly what he had been asking Comey, and admitting that he might have gotten in his own way. Instead, the senator flummoxed Mr Comey with a quest...

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Brexit Talks May Be Delayed After Vote, Says EU Commissioner

His French colleague Pierre Moscovici said the result would affect the negotiations but declined to be drawn on whether the European Union executive hoped Britain might ask to stay. "It's a disaster f...

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Police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

Police name two London attackers, say one investigated before

London Mayor Sadiq Khan said the city would lose thousands more police officers under Conservative plans to trim spending. Saturday night's rampage, in which the three men drove into pedestrians on ...

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United Kingdom businesses to politicians: Get it together!

Adam Marshall, director-general of the British Chambers of Commerce which represents over 75,000 United Kingdom companies, said the electorate's split decision is causing further anxiety at a time whe...

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3rd London Bridge attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

3rd London Bridge attacker named as Youssef Zaghba

Armed police reacted swiftly, killing the attackers within eight minutes with 50 shots. Nevertheless, he was deemed by MI5 and British Police to be an individual not considered to be a "subject of i...

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UK PM Theresa May Receives Permission From Queen to Form New Parliament

The unhappy result of these conditions is that it will be hard to create a strong negotiating position on Brexit, and British negotiators will be left groping for solid political ground on which to ta...

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Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May

Conservatives are only party who can form a UK government - May

They won two more seats in Thursday's election, meaning they will now have 10 MPs in Westminster. On the doorstep of her official Downing Street residence, Mrs May said her government would ...

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'Qatar must do more to combat extremism,' says Tillerson

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged Saudi Arabia and other Gulf neighbors of Qatar to ease a blockade for humanitarian reasons, the BBC reports. President Donald Trump doubled down on his wa...

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Election 2017: What time will the election result be announced?

Election 2017: What time will the election result be announced?

Taking a selfie - There is nothing legally stopping you from taking pictures, although the Electoral Commission strongly discourages it as you could potentially reveal the details of somebody else's ...

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Brexit Meltdown as Europe Reacts to UK Election Amid 'Casino' Criticism

Brexit Meltdown as Europe Reacts to UK Election Amid 'Casino' Criticism

May's rival, British Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn , said it was time for the prime minister to stand down after election results indicated she had lost votes, support and the confidence of voters. T...

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Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

Bahrain foreign minister to visit Turkey, discuss regional developments - Turkish foreign ministry

Last year, Turkey signed a deal with Qatar to begin deploying soldiers to its base, its first military installation in the Middle East , as part of a security agreement to "help counter threats t...

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British PM election shocker. She seeks new support

With 649 of 650 seats in the House of Commons declared, the Conservatives had 318 - short of the 326 they needed for an outright majority . May, jolted by the electoral setback, however, remained d...

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Tehran attackers IS recruits from Iran

We share in the grief of the people in Iran. The attacks injured more than 40 people. The Syrian president spoke to his Iranian counterpart Hassan Rohani by phone on Thursday. Minister of State for ...

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Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

Philippine marines killed in fighting with militants

But Herrera denied that the USA troops are not joining Filipino soldiers in the fighting on the ground. Military spokesman Col. Edgard Arevalo says the marines were killed in daylong close-quarter c...

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Qatar slams terrorist list issued by Saudi, allies, calls it 'baseless'

UAE Attorney General Hamad Saif al-Shamsi said sympathising with Qatar was a cybercrime punishable by law, Gulf News reported. They have ordered Qatari citizens and diplomats out of their countries,...

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PM Modi meets Xi, discusses ways to improve China-India ties

PM Modi meets Xi, discusses ways to improve China-India ties

The Chinese president said China supports the enforcement of the SCO Convention on Combating Extremism which will effectively contain the spread of extremism. Lt Gen (R) Talat Masood stressed that Pak...

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Twitter barrage puts spotlight on Trump's outspoken son

Every Trump tweet , no matter how reckless, destructive or lie-filled, is an on-the-record declaration by America's commander-in-chief. And that's all thanks to Twitter. Ian Steele in Carbondale say...

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Durbin Said Comey Wins The Battle Of Trustworthiness Against President Trump

Durbin Said Comey Wins The Battle Of Trustworthiness Against President Trump

Trump asked him to let the Flynn investigation go. The letters come just a day after Comey testified before the Senate Intelligence Committee about a series of discussions he had with Trump. Th...

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Julie Andrews won't appear in Mary Poppins Returns

Julie Andrews won't appear in Mary Poppins Returns

On one hand, it may have been nice to see Andrews pop up briefly and put a smile on people's faces, especially since her original Mary Poppins co-star Dick Van Dyke already has a cameo role (but...

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Theresa May to form minority government

Theresa May to form minority government

A figure of 72 per cent turnout for 18 to 24-year-olds was dismissed as inaccurate after it was reported on Friday morning and tweeted by Labour MP David Lammy. "A weak partner weakens the whole neg...

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Most Wanted Naga Rebel Leader SS Khaplang Dies At 77

Most Wanted Naga Rebel Leader SS Khaplang Dies At 77

Peyong will take over as Chairman of NSCN (K). A Burmese national and hailing from the Hemi Naga Tribe, he was born in 1940 in Waktham village just east of Myanmar's Pangsau Pass, next to the glob...

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Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

Body of Frenchman missing after London terror attack recovered from Thames

The latest tragedy came last Saturday when, again, terrorists used a white rental van to mow down several people, this time on the London Bridge . The Metropolitan Police said they had reviewed sec...

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Theresa May says she'll stick to Brexit timetable

She said any changes to her personal team would be for another day after colleagues criticised the way May ran the campaign. The prime minister said she meant to form a government with the Dem...

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McCain says his confusing questions to Comey resulted from tiredness

McCain says his confusing questions to Comey resulted from tiredness

McCain later released a statement , joking that "maybe going forward I shouldn't stay up late watching the Diamondbacks night games". UPDATE: The Arizona Diamondbacks dodged responsibility...

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Trump On Comey: 'No Collusion. No Obstruction

Now, the Senate Judiciary Committee is knocking on Richman's door and asking for the memos . But Trump's lawyer accused him of "unauthorized disclosure " of private communications with the preside...

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President Trump's tweets are official statements, White House

The president's personal attorney zeroed in on the disclosure of purported memos that Kasowitz called "privileged communications" with the president that Comey Thursday acknowledged disseminating to t...

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