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Donor angry at failure to move Israel embassy

Many were astonished to learn that a USA official said the Western Wall isn't part of Israel. Israelis also reportedly asked for a camera crew to film Trump, which prompted the American's remarks. P...

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Sea lion grabs girl off dock, pulls her into water

In an unrelated incident near the dock where the sea lion dragged the girl into the water, a group of curious sea lions surrounded a diver, biting his mask and even swimming through his legs, but not ...

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Jeb Bush has simple advice for President Trump: Stop tweeting

Jeb Bush has simple advice for President Trump: Stop tweeting

Participating in a wide-ranging interview at the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Bush argued that Trump's tweets undermine "a lot of people" that are trying to keep up with him. Bush did give Trump some...

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Clinton and Comey reveal the uncomfortable truth about Trump's hugs

Clinton and Comey reveal the uncomfortable truth about Trump's hugs

He attached a low-quality video of Clinton and him practicing introductions for the debate, where he walked up to her and tried to hug her while she jokingly ran away. Trump!" Bad enough that he was t...

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Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

Twitter leader laments social media role in Trump's election

Evan Williams, who still sits on the company's board of directors, recently told The New York Times that he wants to fix the damage he thinks Twitter and the broader Internet have wrought on society...

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India Calls for Early Resumption of Israel-Palestine Talks

Prime Minister Modi said both India and Palestine have agreed to work together through practical cooperation on building Palestine's economy and contribute to improving the lives of its people. India ...

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Syria rebels being evacuated from last Homs district

Syria rebels being evacuated from last Homs district

Russian troops began entering al-Waer as part of the deal to protect people who made a decision to stay in the neighborhoods, opposition media reported . Some 1,150 rebel fighters have chose to stay ...

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Former FBI Chief James Comey to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Former FBI Chief James Comey to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Senate Intelligence Committee after Memorial Day, the panel announced Friday. The White House initially said that Trump did so based on a separate memo written by Rosenstein; however, Trump himself ...

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How Jared Kushner May Have Helped Secure A Saudi Arms Deal

How Jared Kushner May Have Helped Secure A Saudi Arms Deal

Have confirmed this with four people. During the 2016 campaign, Kushner also broke Shabbat during the worst crisis to engulf Trump. White House officials have previously acknowledged contacts be...

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Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

Senior White House aide 'person of interest' in Russian Federation probe

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told The New York Times in a statement that Comey had behaved politically and put unnecessary pressure on the president's ability to conduct diplomacy wit...

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Indian climber missing on Everest, guide in bad condition

Indian climber missing on Everest, guide in bad condition

The chances of his survival are slim, as over 24 hours have elapsed since he went missing in the extreme climate, mountaineering officials said. "My only aim now is to unfurl the national flag once ...

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UAE minister sees chance for Iran to reset 'troubled' ties with neighbors

UAE minister sees chance for Iran to reset 'troubled' ties with neighbors

Rouhani won 57 percent of the vote and avoided a runoff in an election that saw unexpectedly high voter turnout. "I'm happy and a bit relieved after a month of stress", said 27-year-old Afshin as he...

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UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

UK Labour's main union backer can't see party winning election

None of this means that Labour is on course to win the general election . Labour's election manifesto launch was overshadowed by fresh questions over how it would pay for a string ambitious promise...

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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court

Earlier Thursday, the US leader expressed dismay about Venezuela's troubles, asking aloud how a nation holding the world's largest oil reserves could be stricken by so much poverty and turmoil. The sa...

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Russia's deputy FM tipped as ambassador to US

Russia's deputy FM tipped as ambassador to US

Instead, the administration remained focused on planning for the president's visit next week. I am shaken by the report in the New York Times that President Trump has seemingly come very close t...

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China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

China reports progress on South China Sea code of conduct

Similarly to the situation with the disputed islands in the East China Sea, primarily contested by China and Japan, the dispute escalated when supposedly rich oil and gas reserves were discovered ...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: ICJ reserves verdict on India's appeal

Kulbhushan Jadhav Case: ICJ reserves verdict on India's appeal

Responding to Indian charges at the International Court of Justice (ICJ) on Monday, Pakistan has said it would not be cowed down by terrorists and would utilise all legal means to safeguard its people...

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Kushner family apologizes for mentioning White House adviser Jared Kushner

A White House spokesman said it continues to assess its options. "Security was tighter in Shanghai than it had been in Beijing, where reporters for The New York Times and The Washington Post bri...

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Comey agrees to testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

Comey agrees to testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

In an interview with ABC's George Stephanopoulos that aired Sunday, McMaster said, "I don't remember exactly what the president said". On May 19, the New York Times reported that Trump told Rus...

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Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as chairman

Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as chairman

So far, the decrees have allowed Mr Erdogan to jail more than 40,000 people accused of plotting the failed coup, fire or suspend more than 140,000 additional people, shut down about 1,500 civil groups...

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Tillerson urges North Korea to resume talks

Tillerson urges North Korea to resume talks

Ambassador Nikki Haley declared: "You either support North Korea or you don't, but you have to choose". Kim In Ryong told reporters that the U.S.' hostile policy towards North Korea is "the root of ...

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1 killed as Boko Haram bomber attacks University of Maiduguri again

1 killed as Boko Haram bomber attacks University of Maiduguri again

Premium Times said the bomber detonated his explosive device just outside the perimeter fencing of the school. He confirmed Sahara Reporters report that only the bomber died. But the university trie...

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Released Chibok Girls: FG Slams PDP over "Indecent, Inhuman and Ill-timed" Comment

It is being reported that the girls were handed over on Saturday in exchange for five Boko Haram suspects after negotiations - a deal which has been criticised by the Peoples Democratic Party ( PDP ...

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Remaining 82 Nigerian Girls Abducted by Boko Haram Now Free

She met with the girls in Abuja, accompanied by the Minister of Information, Lai Mohammed, and the Minister of Women's Affairs, Jummai Alhassan. It was unclear if numerous parents in the remote nort...

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John McCain: Throw Turkish ambassador out of US

According to the video, one of Erdogan's bodyguard speaks with him while protesters chant slogans saying, "baby killer Erdogan". Turkey has told the United States it will not join in any military op...

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Explain Pakistan lawyer's hiring in Enron case, BJP asks Congress

Explain Pakistan lawyer's hiring in Enron case, BJP asks Congress

The previous UPA government had hired the Pakistani-origin senior lawyer based in London. "He was appointed by the Indian government when two investors from En Ron filed a case against India at the ...

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Trump tweet projected on billboard in Saudi capital

He will then travel to the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis, after that he will meet with allies at a NATO Summit in Brussels and then Sicily for the G7 summit. Despite his domestic troubles, Trump w...

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Critical Turkish newspaper publishes blank issue in protest

Critical Turkish newspaper publishes blank issue in protest

The daily confirmed Olgun and Ulu's detention on its website Friday evening while CNN Turk said Akbay was in London. Launched in 2007, Sozcu is one of the most popular opposition dailies in Turkey, ...

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'Merkron' alliance between Germany, France to revive troubled EU

'Merkron' alliance between Germany, France to revive troubled EU

France's new president, Emmanuel Macron, appointed a conservative prime minister earlier today (15 May) in a shrewd move created to broaden his political appeal ahead of legislative elections next mon...

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Congress asks Pakistan to comply with ICJ order

The ICJ ordered Pakistan to stay the execution on Thursday until a final verdict is announced. Kulbhushan Jadhav was arrested in the southwestern province of Balochistan a year ago and Pakistani off...

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Former FBI chief James Comey to testify in Russian probe

The announcement late Friday from committee Chairman Richard Burr of North Carolina, and Vice Chairman Mark Warner, the Virginia Democrat, came hours after the Washington Post reported that the FBI'...

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Huma Abedin divorcing Anthony Weiner

He appeared in Federal District Court in lower Manhattan as part of a plea deal. Weiner , once a rising talent in the Democratic Party, admitted to sending explicit photographs and messages to a 15...

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Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

He announced in April that he would not seek re-election and would leave Congress before his term expired. During his tenure, the media-savvy congressman launched high-profile and frequently controv...

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What's next for Iran after President Hassan Rouhani's win?

More than 56,400,000 Iranian people were eligible to vote. The vote may indicate that they will never be able to take control of the executive branch through the ballot box, as a big majority of Irani...

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Trump signs $110M defense deal, receives warm welcome in Saudi Arabia

Trump signs $110M defense deal, receives warm welcome in Saudi Arabia

Trumpets played and jets flew overhead streaming red, white and blue contrails. Ignoring President Donald Trump's past admonition, US first lady Melania Trump did not cover her head Saturday whe...

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Trump Administration Eyeing Low-Income Subsidies in Obamacare Repeal Bill

The measurement of the bill's impact is admittedly uncertain. Four out of five Democrats back the expansion, as do 61 percent of independents, while there is an even split among Republicans, with 43...

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Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Trump administration announces plans to renegotiate NAFTA

Washington last month imposed tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber exports, triggering the fifth formal bilateral dispute over timber in less than 40 years. On Thursday, U.S. Trade Rep. Robert Lighthi...

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Senate Panel Chairman: Flynn Won't Honor Subpoena

Senate Panel Chairman: Flynn Won't Honor Subpoena

Trump divulged sensitive information to Russian diplomats and told Comey to drop the FBI investigation into ousted national security adviser Michael Flynn . Flynn Intel was paid only $530,000 for the...

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Angela Merkel's CDU 'seizes key state from rivals'

Angela Merkel's CDU 'seizes key state from rivals'

Social Democrats have lost because of voters' disgruntlement over a number of issues ranging from security to traffic jams. Asked about the national election in September, Ms Merkel's chief of staff...

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Trump denies that he requested Comey end investigation into Flynn

It was previously reported that Trump had asked for Comey's "loyalty" and pressed the former FBI director to drop the investigation into Flynn, whom Trump describes as a "good guy". "We'll get rid o...

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