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Merkel assumes UK to stick with its Brexit plan

Merkel assumes UK to stick with its Brexit plan

Many senior Conservatives say May should stay, for now, to provide stability . United Kingdom voters failed to deliver a widely expected parliamentary majority for the Conservative party in Thu...

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South Korea names new unification minister to handle N.Korea ties

The Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the soldier was being questioned about the reasons for his defection. Meanwhile, South Korea's military said a North Korean soldier walked across t...

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Israel says ties restored with New Zealand after spat

Israel says ties restored with New Zealand after spat

Following secret contacts between the countries, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu made a decision to return the Israeli Ambassador to New Zealand. Netanyahu responded to the letter by instr...

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Erdogan: Qatar Crisis 'Inhumane', Saudi King Should 'Resolve Issue'

They added that Qatar ignored repeated calls to abide by the Riyadh Agreement of 2013, its executive mechanism, and the supplementary agreement in 2014. The ostensible reason for the blockade - ...

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Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office

Many observers pointed out that he fought to keep the case against the 2014 election winners alive when Ms Rousseff was president but turned against it once Mr Temer replaced her. The exclusion of tha...

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EU leaders to back closer defence ties, Paris climate accord - summit draft

Raimondo also recently joined the United States Climate Alliance, a newly formed bipartisan group of governors, to honor the Paris agreement . The G7 environment ministers had issued the final com...

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Japan sounds out China, South Korea about hosting summit in late July

Amid suggestions that the Far East could be awarded the tournament in 2030, Mr Moon suggested the World Cup could be shared with countries in the Northeast Asian region - including North Korea. The tw...

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AG Sessions to testify in a public hearing

Comey's testimony to lawmakers. During former FBI Director James Comey's public testimony before the intelligence committee last week , he highlighted Sessions's role in the Trump tea...

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Brokenshire not keen on Stormont mediator move amid DUP deal criticism

James Brokenshire said the current process, which involves the United Kingdom and Irish governments chairing elements of the negotiations and the head of the Northern Ireland Civil Service moderati...

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Pay attention to what Comey didn't say

President Trump is questioning whether James Comey broke the law by leaking memos about his White House conversations and is calling the former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief "cowardly". "Des...

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Suspected NKorea drone photographed U.S. missile-defense site

US President Donald Trump has warned that a "major conflict" with North Korea is "absolutely" possible in the ongoing standoff over its nuclear and missile programs. "And if loaded with chemical w...

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Oman welcomes Gulf step on intermarried families in Qatar crisis

Oman welcomes Gulf step on intermarried families in Qatar crisis

Kuwait has tried to mediate in the crisis between Qatar and other Arab nations over Doha's alleged support of Islamists and its ties to Iran . The closure of the border, which Qatar shares with S...

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Sharif to hold talks with Saudi leadership on Qatar fallout

Sharif to hold talks with Saudi leadership on Qatar fallout

Saudi Arabia's foreign minister insists there's no blockade on Qatar and says his country will provide food and medical supplies if needed. "The US sees Hamas as a terror organization, but to the re...

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State of emergency declared on quake-hit Greek island Lesbos

State of emergency declared on quake-hit Greek island Lesbos

Shaking was also detected in nearby Turkey and on the Greek mainland. In Vrisa , a traditional village inhabited mainly by elderly people, "dozens of homes have collapsed and village roads are bl...

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Body of teen missing off North Carolina coast recovered

Body of teen missing off North Carolina coast recovered

The teen's name has not been released. The 17-year-old teen's body was located Tuesday morning. Hinnant and 16-year old Tyreese Worsley of Goldsboro were reportedly caught in a riptide off the Emera...

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Qatar airways transit business threatened by Gulf crisis

In a move that came as a surprise to many, Gulf states expelled Qatari nationals from their territory, giving them two weeks to leave, and banned Qatar's national airline from entering their airspace....

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Team USA earns 1-1 draw at Mexico

But there was nothing haphazard about this risk. "To get four points out of these two games, it puts us back where we want to be". They kept their passions focused on the pitch - and, sure enough, l...

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Ivanka Trump's Garment Workers Can't Afford to Live with Their Children

Ivanka Trump's Garment Workers Can't Afford to Live with Their Children

PT Buma Apparel Industry , a Korean-owned company, operates the factory in Subang, West Java, that supplies G-III Apparel Group, the wholesale manufacturer for Trump's clothing and other fashion brand...

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Soldiers Killed, 7 Wounded In Philippine Military

Soldiers Killed, 7 Wounded In Philippine Military "Friendly Fire"

In a speech before the troops in Mactan in Cebu City in the central Philippines, Duterte said that he has accepted the offer of Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF) founding chairman Nur Misuari to i...

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Suspected NKorea drone photographed USA missile-defense site

Suspected NKorea drone photographed USA missile-defense site

The photos taken by the drone found in 2014 on Baengnyeong Island in the Yellow Sea indicate that it flew only over regions near the western border between the two Koreas. The South's military has com...

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He and his family are personally trying to ruin my life forever

He and his family are personally trying to ruin my life forever

Griffin, who described the backlash as a "mob mentality pile-on", said her depiction of Trump's blood-soaked head was not meant to encourage an act of violence. This all stems from the now infamou...

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Ankara urges Gulf countries to end Qatar crisis before Eid al-fitr

Dujarric said the secretary-general was encouraging diplomacy "to address concerns and is ready to support such efforts, if desired by all parties". Speaking at the Embassy of Qatar in Paris, the mi...

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DUP head arrives for talks with United Kingdom leader May

The Tories and the DUP are considering a " confidence and supply " arrangement which would see the DUP back the government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions. In contrast, managing to...

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Megyn Kelly booted from Sandy Hook hosting gig over Alex Jones interview

But critics see the interview as a way of normalizing Jones , a polarizing figure who has said the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were an inside job and peddled a conspiracy theory that ...

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Sessions to be grilled over Comey, Russia

Sessions to be grilled over Comey, Russia

Former FBI director James B. Comey testified about his interactions with President Trump before the Senate Intelligence Committee June 8. Because Trump said the Russian Federation investigation...

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Turkey's Erdogan to discuss Qatar dispute with Trump, minister says

Flynas tweeted that it seeks not only pilots but also sales, security, maintenance and other personnel. Britain on Monday urged Gulf states including Saudi Arabia to ease a blockade of Qatar and to...

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Rafael Nadal: 2017 French Open title 'more special'

It's the third time in Nadal's illustrious career that he has won the clay-court title without losing a set. - has never lost a French Open final. "But there is no doubt that he has been weak fo...

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Sharif meets Saudi King amid Gulf crisis

The agency was commenting in reaction to remarks made by Qatar Airways' chief executive that Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates and Bahrain were violating global law by shutting out Qatari fli...

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Dennis Rodman Shows-Up, Again, in North Korea

President Donald Trump . Rodman , who is known as much for his piercings, ever-changing hair colours and off-court antics as his basketball skills, has developed an unlikely relationship wit...

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Turkey's Erdogan slams 'inhumane' isolation of Qatar

Qatar Monday announced it had launched direct shipping services to ports in Oman, a move that bypasses a Gulf "blockade" on a country largely dependent on food imports. The Qatari foreign minister ...

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Sessions will testify on Russian Federation but he may not do it publicly

Sessions will testify on Russian Federation but he may not do it publicly

The Senate Judiciary Committee had rejected Sessions' federal judgeship nomination in 1986 after it was alleged that as a federal prosecutor, Sessions had called a black attorney "boy" and had said ...

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Turkey's Erdogan decries isolation of Qatar as 'inhumane', against Islamic values

Saudi Arabia has closed Qatar's sole land border and joined other countries in cutting off sea traffic, leading panicked residents to stockpile food. During the meeting, King Salman thanked the Pr...

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Saudi Arabia's King Salman and Vladimir Putin speak about Qatar crisis

France has economic and military ties with Qatar and other Gulf states. Qatar has been ejected from the Saudi-led coalition fighting Houthis in Yemen, and transport links between it and three other ...

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Tory-DUP pact closer after 'constructive' No 10 talks

Britain's Press Association, quoting two unnamed sources from the meeting, said May told lawmakers at a closed-door session that she admitted she was the one who "got us into this mess " and vowed t...

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Gove has a lot to prove on the environment — Greenpeace

Gove has a lot to prove on the environment — Greenpeace

Michael Gove has also made a come back, who has been appointed environment secretary in the May government . British newspapers have been awash with speculation that Foreign Minister Boris Johnso...

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Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

Harry Kane comes to England's rescue against Scotland

After the cameras showed Gareth Southgate going mental, they showed Gordon Strachan, who reacted like every single Scotland fan in the world. But we should never be beaten. "I've seen Scotland...

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Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

Suspected N.Korea drone photographed US missile defense site

After the successful test of the Hwasong-12 IRBM, possibly the technological predecessor to, if not a stage of, an eventual liquid-fueled North Korean ICBM, the South Korean defense minister declared...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Sessions did not recuse himself until March 2 - nearly one month after he became attorney general - when it was revealed that he had met with Kislyak at least twice in 2016. "It hasn't prevente...

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March Against Sharia Protests Met With Counter-Protests Across America

Dueling protests were held Saturday at a busy intersection in Santa Clara as anti-Sharia law activists turned out as well as those who accused the group of being anti-Muslim. "They want to totally dom...

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Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

North Korea could carry out a missile test every 2.1 weeks if the communist regime continues with such banned launches at the same pace it has done so far this year, a US expert said. "Targeted worl...

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