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'Not aware of United States support against Islamists in Marawi': Philippines' Duterte

Duterte, who declared martial law on Mindanao - an island the size of South Korea - after the Islamist fighters overran Marawi, said that under martial law he has authority over the defense department...

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DUP leader says talks with Britain's Conservatives 'positive'

Yet the mood in Westminster remained that she's on borrowed time with the question only when rather than if she will be deposed. " More likely, however, is that she would avoid such humiliation, bo...

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Gulf states' Qatar blockade hinders anti-IS fight

Gulf states' Qatar blockade hinders anti-IS fight

Trump accused Qatar of being a high level funder of terrorism. "For Qatar, we want you back among the unity of responsible nations", Trump said. He said the diplomatic rift has not interrupted or ...

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Trump soon expected to target Obama's legacy in US-Cuba ties

If President Donald Trump outlines his new Cuba policy in Miami on Friday, it could upstage a Central American conference that is bringing regional presidents and Mexican and U.S. The Cuban-American...

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Jong-nam was carrying US$120000 in cash at KLIA2

Jong-nam was carrying US$120000 in cash at KLIA2

It added that Jong-nam met up with the unknown USA citizen in Langkawi, days before his murder . On June 11, the Asahi Shimbun quoted an anonymous Malaysian investigator as speculating that Kim may...

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Embattled UK Prime Minister May unveils Britain's new cabinet

Even loyal supporters talked openly on Sunday about how May needed to change her leadership style, in particular her reliance on a tight-knit circle of advisers. Former Justice and Education Secretary...

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Emmanuel Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

Emmanuel Macron's takeover of French politics is all but complete

The victory for LREM, a movement launched by Macron less than a year ago , is considered a slap to mainstream parties, including the Socialist party that received less than 10 percent of the vote tha...

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AG Jeff Sessions Set to Testify Before Senate Intelligence Committee

On the right, reports have surfaced that President Trump has reportedly been steaming mad at Sessions dating all the way back to his decision to recuse himself from all investigations relating to ...

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IS claims Melbourne attack; PM Turnbull calls it 'cowardly'

IS claims Melbourne attack; PM Turnbull calls it 'cowardly'

Citing the Khayre case, which had similarities with Sydney's Lindt cafe siege gunman Man Haron Monis, Turnbull said: "At the very least, a decision to grant parole to a person with this background, wi...

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Iran says attackers had fought in Iraq, Syria for IS

Iran says attackers had fought in Iraq, Syria for IS

But Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said "we still can not judge that Saudi Arabia has had a role in this terrorist incident". Alavi did not provide further details or offer any evidence. An I...

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Puerto Rico votes in favor of USA statehood amid low turnout

Three earlier referendums failed to reach any kind of majority, but that was before the severe economic crisis that Puerto Rico is struggling with today. While Puerto Ricans are American citizens and ...

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Trump calls Comey memo leaks 'cowardly!'

Trump calls Comey memo leaks 'cowardly!'

During one White House dinner, Comey recalled that the president asked him for "loyalty" and to lay off his former national security adviser Michael Flynn - who is under criminal investigation o...

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South Korea's Sunwoo wins Cliburn piano competition

South Korea's Sunwoo wins Cliburn piano competition

He wins a cash prize of $50,000, three years' management - including USA concert tours, a recording partnership with Decca Gold, and promotional support. 81. This isn't the first time Sunwoo took th...

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Demonstrations against Russian corruption and clashes with police

Demonstrations against Russian corruption and clashes with police

On March, Russian police detained more than 500 people during protests - led by Navalny - which took place in several cities including Moscow and St. After the detentions, the protest appeared to be...

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USA intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

USA intelligence chiefs deny White House pressure to ease Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

Both Coats and Rogers began the hearing by warding off questions about reports that Mr. Trump had asked them to help weigh in against the FBI investigation into Russian meddling. Coats says h...

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London Bridge attack: Third attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

London Bridge attack: Third attacker named as Moroccan-Italian Youssef Zaghba

An Italian investigative source said Zaghba was a Moroccan-Italian whose mother lived in the northern Italian city of Bologna. Butt, also known as Abu Zaitun, 27, appeared on Channel 4's The Jiha...

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Three arrests in London terror probe on election eve

Three arrests in London terror probe on election eve

Two men were arrested by armed police on a street in Ilford, east London . Police said Zaghba was an Italian national of Moroccan descent, living in east London . Near Zaghba's mother's house in...

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Iran's Judiciary Chief Slams US Reaction to Tehran Terror Attacks

While ISIS claimed responsibility, Iranian officials have also suggested Saudi Arabia may have played a role - and Iran's foreign minister called the official US response "repugnant", after President ...

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Brokenshire: Deadline to restore devolution is immovable

As well as concerns about the peace process, some Conservatives have expressed opposition to the DUP's positions on issues such as abortion and equal marriage. Northern Ireland has been without an A...

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Sinn Fein maintains abstentionist stance as DUP puts out feelers to Tories

Mr Kenny told Mrs May a Conservative-DUP deal would "challenge" this commitment and raised concerns that there are no longer any Irish nationalist MPs in Westminster after the SDLP lost all three of i...

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Spicer: 'Premature' To Say If Sessions Should Invoke Executive Privilege

Spicer: 'Premature' To Say If Sessions Should Invoke Executive Privilege

She added: "With all the noise, with all the intensity of the media coverage and obviously what makes headlines, ultimately we're really focused on why the American people elected Donald Trump as th...

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PM, army chief leave for Saudi Arabia to help resolve Gulf crisis

The government of Qatar has hired former US Attorney General John Ashcroft to help the country challenge accusations from its Arab neighbors and US President Donald Trump that it supports terrorism...

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Israel reportedly hacked ISIS, then Trump told Russian Federation

Israel reportedly hacked ISIS, then Trump told Russian Federation

Israeli cyberintelligence reportedly uncovered detailed Islamic State plans for bomb attacks aboard aircraft that led to the USA ban on laptops on flights from eight Muslim-majority nations. president...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

The president says he will let us know if he has the tapes soon. Comey alleges that Trump then privately asked him to drop a probe into former national security adviser Michael Flynn's contacts with...

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Natural gas built Qatar, now may protect it in Gulf dispute

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic and transport ties a week ago, accusing Doha of backing terrorism. Johnson said he would urge them "to ease the ...

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John Oliver: The most important thing in James Comey's testimony

Can we have another snap election yet? It's now unclear whether or not she'll still be the Prime Minister of the country when talks resume. Oliver urged May to name Lord Buckethead as the new Br...

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Qatar foreign minister slams Saudi over 'unfair', 'illegal' sanctions

African nations including Chad, Niger and Senegal have recalled their ambassadors to Doha in recent days, while Mauritania has cut relations entirely. One Sri Lankan driver asked Qatari border g...

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Election debacle leaves United Kingdom govt in minority on eve of Brexit talks

But she ran a clumsy campaign, and as a result the Conservatives lost their outright majority, winning a projected 318 seats from its previous 331, and 10 short of a majority. When voters stunned him ...

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Brexit plan not changed by United Kingdom election result, Theresa May's spokesman says

On the other hand, pro-Europe Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson said she wanted to be involved in "looking again" at Britain's aims for Brexit . Addressing the DUP conference, he prepared ...

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DUP 'will support the Tories for as long as Corbyn leads Labour'

While Britons voted by 52 to 48 percent for Brexit in last year's referendum, Scots strongly backed staying in the bloc and Nicola Sturgeon, First Minister in Scotland's devolved assembly, said a so...

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The two women who saved Theresa May could yet be her undoing

Senior members of British Prime Minister Theresa May's government rallied to her defense Monday amid doubts over her ability to remain in power following a disastrous election result. May also resto...

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British PM Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

British PM Theresa May finalises cabinet amid minority govt talks with DUP

In a DUP statement released at midnight, the party said: "The DUP held discussions with representatives of the Conservative Party in line with Arlene Foster's commitment to explore how we might br...

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Iran says mastermind behind Tehran Parliament attacks killed, arrests more

Iran says mastermind behind Tehran Parliament attacks killed, arrests more

On Saturday, the Iranian security forces killed the mastermind behind the terror attacks on the country's Parliament and on the shrine of Ayatollah Khomeini. "For these two actions to happen. after ...

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Gerry Adams: Tories and DUP will be 'coalition for chaos'

Gerry Adams: Tories and DUP will be 'coalition for chaos'

The muddle meant the prime minister's election mantra about "a Labour coalition of chaos " came back to haunt her. "If we're going to have a leadership contest in the Conservative Party what ...

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NHL: Penguins beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

The Pittsburgh captain led the Cup final in scoring with a goal and seven points in six games and finished second in scoring during the post-season with eight goals and 27 points in 25 games. Sisson...

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Can still be next British PM: Jeremy Corbyn, Labour leader

The 60-year-old is struggling to reassert her authority after losing her parliamentary majority in Thursday's snap election, just days before Brexit talks begin. "I think its quite possible there'll...

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Theresa May's two closest advisers quit after poor showing in United Kingdom elections

Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill, who have been by May's side since she became Home Secretary in 2010, have been blamed for the disastrous election which saw them lose their majority. However, in a scathin...

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Angus King: 'Ridiculous, Disappointing' Intel Chiefs Refused to Answer Questions

Angus King: 'Ridiculous, Disappointing' Intel Chiefs Refused to Answer Questions

He feels unless we find a way to stop it, it's going to happen again. But that did not satisfy Democrats, who said there was no reason for them not to divulge the details. Mark Warner of Virginia, a...

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DUP leader says talks with Conservatives 'positive'

It was a surprise move - Gove was sacked as justice minister by May past year after his bid to become party leader forced now-foreign minister Boris Johnson from the race, amid accusations of treach...

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UK election: Hung Parliament as PM fails to gain majority

Sir Michael rejected this: "We have to deal with the situation in the House of Commons, it's a minority government but we will be working extremely closely with the DUP". Attacking Theresa May , ...

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