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Israel advances plans for 1500 West Bank settler homes: Peace Now

While Israel is rejoiced to mark the 50th anniversary of the Six Day War , UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement on Monday that Israel still occupies the West Bank, east Jerusal...

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UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan: lawmaker

May looked set to face criticism and anger from Conservative MPs at a private meeting in parliament over her handling of an election that lost the party its parliamentary majority. According to sour...

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UK prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

UK prime minister, N Ireland party to hold alliance talks

A deal with the DUP could also risk destabilizing the political balance in Northern Ireland by increasing the influence of pro-British unionists who have struggled for years with Irish Catholic na...

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Former UK PM Major

Former UK PM Major "wary" about planned deal with N.Irish party

The Taoiseach said that there should be an early meeting between the Mrs May and Leo Varadkar. "I hope that we can reach a conclusion sooner than later". He said he was "concerned", "wary" and "dubi...

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Profile of the National Basketball Association champion Golden State Warriors

Led by LeBron James' 41 points, the Cavaliers hung within 108-102 with 8:29 to play on a 3-pointer by Kyle Korver. When it was over, James went straight to congratulate Durant, who got revenge for l...

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EU's Brexit negotiator puts pressure on UK

As a result, it will now be hard for the government - whatever shape that government will be - to start talking to the European Union in nine days time as planned without rethinking its strategy. EU...

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Britain's May fights for survival

British Prime Minister Theresa May , who promised to be a "bloody hard woman" during her country's upcoming divorce negotiations with the European Union , has been ruthlessly reminded that British ...

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Rosenstein Says He Won't Fire Special Counsel Unless There's Good Cause

And the story took a freakish turn last night when Trump confidante Chris Ruddy , after visiting the White House, told PBS's Judy Woodruff that the president is "considering perhaps terminating" Mue...

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US Attorney General to testify before Congress over contacts with Russian Federation

US Attorney General to testify before Congress over contacts with Russian Federation

But Trump's subsequent statement on NBC that he was thinking of the Russian Federation probe when he sacked the Federal Bureau of Investigation director would call into question any such explanation b...

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"Let's be together" - Arsene Wenger signs new two-year deal

Wenger's new contract brings to an end the most traumatic season of his near 21-year Arsenal tenure. Numerous most vocal Wenger Out Brigade were the same who danced on the streets when Mesut Ozi...

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Russia Probe: Senator Schumer invites Trump to testify before Senate

On Thursday, Comey testified in front of the Senate Intelligence Committee about President Donald Trump's alleged attempts to close an investigation into former national security adviser Michael F...

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Trump Claims Lynch Broke The Law

Trump said in one post, though he did not identify specific news reports that displeased him. The day after an appeals court cited one of his tweets in the judges' opinion to uphold the block of P...

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British Prime Minister promises to create new government

The gambit failed; no party won the majority of seats needed to form a government. The results confounded those who said the opposition Labour Party's left-wing leader, Jeremy Corbyn , was electo...

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British police arrest 19-year-old teen in London Bridge attack probe

At the time of the London attacks , Butt was out on bail in a fraud case dating to October previous year. "There is a possibility that they could have come back", Haydon said. Ho said he couldn't...

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Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russia

Senate Republicans and Democrats have agreed on a new package of sanctions against Russian Federation amid the firestorm over Moscow's meddling in the U.S. election, its annexation of Ukraine's ...

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Secret Service says it has no Trump tapes when asked by WSJ

Specifically, the Wall Street Journal requested any information pertaining to all recording systems installed by the Secret Service or any other agency within the White House on or after November 8,...

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Instagram Archive Lets You Hide Photos Without Deleting

Instagram Archive Lets You Hide Photos Without Deleting

The update rolled out in test mode for some users last month while it was still under development. More recently, Instagram allowed for better organization of those posts with Collections. The first...

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Trump's Attempt to Go After Comey Could Backfire

The US president said he would go under oath to give his version of what happened between him and the FBI Director he fired. Trump again refused to say if there are tapes of his conversati...

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Number of Britons granted German citizenship quadruples post Brexit

A Destatis spokesperson added: "The link to Brexit seems clear". Turks were the biggest group, with 16 290 becoming German - a 17.3% drop, following declines in previous years. Poles came in second ...

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Trump says '100pc' ready to testify about Comey conversations

Dershowitz went on to say that even if we don't like the President having that authority, he has that power and you can't turn a Constitutional power into a criminal act. "But we want to get back to r...

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Stones may be used in central midfield

The match will see the Video Assistant Referee trialled for the first time in an England game as Federation Internationale de Football Association looks to ascertain if it can be used in next year...

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What Fitch Ratings Has to Say About the UK Election

May's Conservative Party won the most seats by the slimmest of margins, but lost its majority in the House of Commons - an enormous blow for the Prime Minister, who called the election in orde...

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Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Could Now Be Arrested

Ex-Karnataka Chief Minister HD Kumaraswamy Could Now Be Arrested

The apex court, however, granted relief to former chief minister, S. M. Krishna in the case. Armed with an anticipatory bail, Kumaraswamy had even appeared before the SIT for questioning in connection...

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'Worst possible outcome' - analysts react to United Kingdom early election results

'Worst possible outcome' - analysts react to United Kingdom early election results

British Prime Minister Theresa May is making appointments to her Cabinet as she tries to shore up authority undermined by a poor election result. Meanwhile, Labour, which had been written off by c...

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CORBYN COMEBACK? How Labour leader 'could STILL win election and become PM'

CORBYN COMEBACK? How Labour leader 'could STILL win election and become PM'

Corbyn and Labour , with 262 seats, on the other hand have beaten every expectation: the most seats for Labour since 2005 , the biggest share of the popular vote since 2001 and the largest popular...

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United Kingdom election result sparks more economic uncertainty

United Kingdom election result sparks more economic uncertainty

Just after noon, she was driven the short distance from Downing Street to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth for permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. " She's s...

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What do the general election results mean for a second Scottish referendum?

Those losses included former leader Alex Salmond , who led Scotland in the unsuccessful bid for independence in 2014, and the SNP's top lawmaker in the British Parliament, Angus Robertson . On the...

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Cosby trial draws to a close without him testifying

He says she doesn't say 'yes.' He says he put his finger. Lawyers for Cosby called just one witness, the Montgomery County detective Richard Schaffer, whom the prosecution had called last week as ...

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Three US soldiers confirmed dead in Afghan insider attack

Three US soldiers confirmed dead in Afghan insider attack

The so-called insider attack - the second of its kind this year - happened in Nangarhar, where Afghan troops and USA special operations forces have been locked in combat with an Islamic State-affiliat...

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Queen's speech 'DELAYED by Theresa May amid election disaster fallout'

Queen's speech 'DELAYED by Theresa May amid election disaster fallout'

While the DUP are deeply eurosceptic, they have balked at some of the practical implications of a so-called hard Brexit - including a potential loss of a "frictionless border" with the Republic of...

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Saudi Arabia says airspace ban for Qatar flights was to protect citizens

Bush's presidency. Doha has rejected the accusations and says it is being punished for its progressive stance. Those attacks, which left at least 12 people dead, were claimed by ISIS. Dubai- UAE M...

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In UK Early Election Ends With Hung Parliament

In UK Early Election Ends With Hung Parliament

One of the lead European Union negotiators, Guy Verhofstadt, criticized May on Twitter, writing: "Yet another own goal, after Cameron now May, will make already complex negotiations even more co...

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Donald Trump Tweets Typo "Covfefe"

The President's Twitter feed was largely quiet during his recent trip overseas, but hours after returning home, he unleashed a social media blast that felt like a pent-up release of fury that had been...

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Jeff Sessions to Face Long-awaited Senate Grilling on Russia Ties, Comey Firing

Jeff Sessions to Face Long-awaited Senate Grilling on Russia Ties, Comey Firing

Trump's aides have dodged questions about whether conversations relevant to the Russian Federation investigation have been recorded, and so has the president. Former FBI Director Comey testified last...

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Dropped catch costs Sri Lanka semi-final spot

For Srilanka, opener Dickwella scored 73 runs. Once Lakmal was cleaned up by Hasan for 26, Gunaratne, who made 27, followed not long after. Pakistan reached semi-finals after beating Asian neighbo...

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Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Pulwama, 9 injured

Militants hurl grenade at CRPF camp in Pulwama, 9 injured

Last week, a civilian was injured after terrorists attacked a police convoy on the Srinagar-Jammu National Highway, near Kashmir's Qazigund area. No terror outfit has so far claimed responsibility f...

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Sth Korea leader wants joint World Cup bid

Sth Korea leader wants joint World Cup bid

During his successful campaign for a May 9 election, Moon suggested he could try to renegotiate the 2015 "comfort women" agreement, reached by his predecessor Park Geun-hye and Abe in which Japan made...

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Donald Trump Jr. contradicts his dad on just what Trump 'told Comey'

President Donald Trump said at a joint White House press briefing with Romanian President Klaus Iohannis that some of the things that former FBI Director James Comey told the Senate Intelligence ...

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Did Trump Jr. confirm Comey's account of the president's comments about Flynn?

Mr Comey told a Senate hearing on Thursday that he had written a series of memos about his relationship with the President and had a friend leak them to the press. "I'll tell you about that mayb...

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Talks to restore Stormont institutions to resume

The Prime Minister reiterated that the government's approach and objectives in the forthcoming talks to re-establish the Northern Ireland Executive remained unchanged. The prime minister may not be pr...

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