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Trump Arrives in Israel, Says Israelis, Arabs Share 'Common Cause' Against Iran

Trump Arrives in Israel, Says Israelis, Arabs Share 'Common Cause' Against Iran

But the subtle change - or slip, as the White House called it - could mean the difference between offending Middle Eastern allies and not, a concern for any president looking to create a good first im...

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Activists ask EC to prove EVMs' reliability

Last month, 16 Opposition parties had urged the EC to revert to paper ballots. Apart from demanding that paper trail EVMs be used, AAP plans to approach the Election Commission with the request that...

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UN restarts Syria talks with fresh format, same challenges

UN restarts Syria talks with fresh format, same challenges

Assad said he was more interested in the plans for de-escalation zones set out by Turkey, Russia and Iran at separate talks held in the Kazakh capital Astana. London [U.K.], May 16: UN Special Envoy f...

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'I Never Mentioned Israel' in Oval Office Intel Leak to Russians

'I Never Mentioned Israel' in Oval Office Intel Leak to Russians

Israel's subsequent annexation of East Jerusalem is not recognized internationally. USA officials said the information originated from Israel. "Never mentioned during that conversation", Trump t...

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ICJ has given no order on consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Former Pakistani President Pervez Musharraf has said that India's Kulbhushan Jadhav is a bigger terrorist than Ajmal Kasab, who was executed by India for 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks. He added that I...

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Trump speaks alongside PM Netanyahu in Israel

Trump speaks alongside PM Netanyahu in Israel

On his maiden foreign tour since taking office in January, Trump is already showing signs of fatigue from a packed schedule. However, obstacles have emerged that may complicate the relationship betw...

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Oil prices rise on hopes that exporters may extend output cut deal

Specifically, judging by hedge funds' positioning in the call/put options market, there are significant odds that OPEC might deepen the production cuts to expedite oil market demand/supply rebalancing...

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Germany, France confident of unlocking Greek aid

The meeting, confirmed by the Kremlin, will coincide with an exhibition celebrating 300 years of Franco-Russian ties since the visit of Russian tsar Peter the Great to France in 1717. "The road is lon...

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Three dead as gunmen storm Afghan bank

Three dead as gunmen storm Afghan bank

The ministry's official travel advisory says that the security situation is either "critical" or "weak" in every region of the country, and that foreigners are at risk of being kidnapped. The Finnish ...

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Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing

Key lawmakers vow full airing of reasons behind Comey firing

What do those memos say? "The White House does not confirm or deny unsubstantiated claims based on illegal leaks from anonymous individuals", a White House spokesperson said. "The president feels as...

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Sen. Burr says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

Sen. Burr says Flynn hasn't responded to subpoena

Richard Burr of North Carolina. The date of the hearing has not yet been set. The letter does not fully close the door on Flynn's future cooperation with the committee. "I faced great pressure becau...

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Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert in England

Police say 19 killed in blast at Grande concert in England

The performing artists Ariana reportedly was uninjured, a spokesman said. Ellie Ward, 17, made his way out of the arena after the blast, and found his 64-year-old grandfather, who had been waiting f...

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Anifah: Talks on South China Sea heading in positive direction

China and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have agreed on a framework for a code of conduct in the South China Sea , a long-anticipated move to ease the tension in the disputed w...

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United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

State media showed images of the missile just after liftoff that included the road mobile launcher used in the test. Pyongyang has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programmes, eve...

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Congressman Al Green has been threatened with lynching

Congressman Al Green has been threatened with lynching

According to The Houston Chronicle , Green said, "It does not deter us". The Houston Chronicle reports U.S. Rep. Al Green on Saturday held a town hall meeting and played recordings of several t...

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Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

Trump administration flip flops on location of Western Wall

According to the Associated Press, The president arrived at the wall Monday afternoon, donning a yarmulke, as is the tradition at Jewish holy sites. He was flanked by his son-in-law and senior advis...

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Melania Trump Seems to Swat Away Donald Trump's Hand

Melania Trump Seems to Swat Away Donald Trump's Hand

But most seem to agree that it appeared Melania was declining Donald's hand-holding offer. At the official function which followed, Mr Trump said that shared concern about Iran was driving Israel ...

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'Boycott socially those who resort to triple talaq'

'Boycott socially those who resort to triple talaq'

In an affidavit, the Secretary of AIMPLB Mohammad Fazlurrahim, said at the time of performing nikah the Qazis will tell the bridgegrooms that in the case of differences leading to talaq they sho...

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Senior White House Adviser Is 'Person of Interest' in FBI Russia Probe

Comey is set to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee after Memorial Day, and the main question around his hearing will be whether Comey believes Trump was trying to intervene in the FBI's ...

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Former FBI chief Comey postpones testimony before US House committee

Former FBI chief Comey postpones testimony before US House committee

Republican Representative Jason Chaffetz (Utah), chairman of the US House Oversight Committee, claimed on Sunday, that he has planned a private talk with James Comey, former FBI Director. Chaffetz sai...

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NASA orders up urgent spacewalking repairs at space station

NASA orders up urgent spacewalking repairs at space station

The job falls to the two Americans on board: commander Peggy Whitson and Jack Fischer. NASA's official name for the data relay box is multiplexer-demultiplexer, or MDM. According to NASA , the cau...

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Roger Ailes' Son Vows During Eulogy That He's 'Coming After' Accusers

Roger Ailes' Son Vows During Eulogy That He's 'Coming After' Accusers

With "hell is coming with me", he may have been quoting a line from Kurt Russell's Wyatt Earp in the movie Tombstone , Raw Story notes. She explained how she became obsessed with the coverage of he...

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Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact Tesla (TSLA) Stock Price

Favorable Press Coverage Likely to Impact Tesla (TSLA) Stock Price

Spot Trading Llc increased its stake in Tesla Mtrs Inc (Put) (TSLA) by 2630% based on its latest 2016Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Several other hedge funds also recently made changes to thei...

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Motorcycle Racer Nicky Hayden Dies From Injuries Sustained In Bicycle Crash

Last week, the Bufalini hospital in Cesena announced Hayden had severe cerebral damage and multiple traumatic injuries. Italian judicial authorities have opened an investigation into the incident an...

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UN condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said Sunday it was too early to know if the global pressures being exerted on North Korea to discourage its weapons programs were having an impact. Experts say ...

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Trump nominates Callista Gingrich as envoy to the Vatican

Trump nominates Callista Gingrich as envoy to the Vatican

As he prepared to meet Pope Francis for the first time, President Donald Trump formally nominated Callista Gingrich, wife of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich , to be the new USA ambassador to t...

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Trump Sends Nafta Renegotiation Notice to Congress

Negotiations , however, will begin no earlier than August 16. "Today, President Trump fulfilled one of his key promises to the American people", Ambassador Lighthizer said. "Despite the risks, there...

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Iowa Governor Branstad confirmed as US Ambassador to China

Iowa Governor Branstad confirmed as US Ambassador to China

The post Senate confirms Iowa governor as ambassador to China appeared first on PBS NewsHour . "It's going to be an exciting adventure to serve our country in a very important part of the world",...

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Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Iran foreign minister scorns Trump after speech, arms deal

Trump singled out Iran as a key sponsor of militant groups, sending a tough message to Tehran the day after Hassan Rouhani won a second term as Iran's president. "The package of defence equipment and ...

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Supreme Court Patent Victory

Supreme Court Patent Victory

The Supreme Court on Monday made it easier for companies to defend themselves against patent infringement lawsuits in a ruling that places strict limits on where such cases can be filed. Though the T...

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Emmanuel Macron eyes legislative elections after landslide win

Overnight he appeared side-by-side with outgoing president Francois Hollande - his former mentor - at a commemoration of the end of World War II . After taking over the party leadership in 2011 Mar...

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Mark Zuckerberg: I'm not running for public office

Mark Zuckerberg: I'm not running for public office

Some of you have asked if this challenge means I'm running for public office. He wrote the post Sunday from Newport, Rhode Island, where he was spotted with his wife, Priscilla Chan. A MA woman sa...

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Security Council condemns NKorea missile test

Security Council condemns NKorea missile test

The April test was a failure but showed signs of progress, while Sunday's launch was viewed with alarm as the missile flew for 30 minutes and was touted by the Korean Central News Agency as a new type...

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South Korea's Park Geun-hye in court: faces life sentence

South Korea's Park Geun-hye in court: faces life sentence

Ms. Park, making her first public appearance in almost two months, was handcuffed and escorted by a police officer into Seoul Central District Court. She walked with her eyes downcast, ignoring a la...

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Iran's president criticizes US after Trump's sharp words

There was a feeling that President Donald Trump would re-impose sanctions. Newly re-elected Iranian President Hassan Rouhani smiles during a televised speech in the capital Tehran on May 20, 2017....

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IS claims attack in northern Syria that killed insurgents

IS claims attack in northern Syria that killed insurgents

Speaking to Anadolu Agency, group spokesman Omar Khattab said the attack targeted the group's office in Tal al-Tawkan village, east of Idlib. A bomb attack killed at least 14 Syrian insurgents at a ...

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Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation

Sen. Lindsey Graham to President Trump: Stop Tweeting About the Russia Investigation

The final decision to move forward with it was yesterday. The communications staff charged with explaining the decision to the American people had an hour's notice. He's viewed even senior advisers ...

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Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in prison

Manning, 29, was released from the US Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Kansas, at about 2:00am (local time ), according to a brief statement released by the US Army. The State Departm...

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Israeli spies upset by Trump intel-sharing with Russian Federation

Trump responded by tweeting that as president, he had authority to disclose whatever he'd like. Earlier this week, according to a New York Times report, two USA officials, one current and one form...

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Many in Bill Cosby jury pool have opinions about his guilt

Entertainer Bill Cosby, left, in Washington on November 6, 2014, and Andrea Constand in Toronto on August 1, 1987. (AP Photo/Keith Srakocic, File). Of the men, one is middle-aged, another is in hi...

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