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N.Korea test fired another ballistic missile

In February, North Korea used a launcher truck to fire a midrange solid-fuel missile that it calls the Pukguksong (Polaris)-2, a land-based version of a submarine-launched missile the country reveal...

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United Kingdom raises terror threat level from severe to 'critical' after attack

United Kingdom raises terror threat level from severe to 'critical' after attack

Georgina Callander , a health and social care student, frequently shared her love for Grande in more than a dozen social media posts before her life was cut short, along with 21 others, during a ...

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Clark, Horgan, Weaver all say they're willing to work with other parties

Clark, Horgan, Weaver all say they're willing to work with other parties

In the B.C. election, a party needed 44 out of 87 seats to win a majority mandate. Liberal leader Christy Clark said she intends to form the next government. The Green Party and NDP share similar ...

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Israelis and Palestinans are ready 'to reach for peace'

Israelis and Palestinans are ready 'to reach for peace'

Trump and Netanyahu never talked about a two-state solution to the problem, but Abbas did. He met multiple times with Netanyahu, and said in a joint appearance with the prime minister Tuesday, "I c...

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Congressional panels pledge thorough probe into Comey firing

During a press conference in Israel with Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Mr Trump said he never mentioned "the word or the name "Israel" during a White House meeting with Russian Foreign Minister S...

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Manchester Concert Attack Kills At Least 2213:30

Manchester Concert Attack Kills At Least 2213:30

The last time the terror threat in the United Kingdom was at a critical level was in June 2007 after an attempted vehicle bombing at the Glasgow airport. Speaking outside Downing Street after chairi...

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Sweden drops Rape charges against Assange

Sweden drops Rape charges against Assange

Assange, who is expected to make an official statement from his Ecuadorean embassy hideout in London , used social media to vent his anger, hours after the Swedish prosecution chose to drop its rap...

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Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

The former national security adviser will invoke his Fifth Amendment protection against self-incrimination on Monday, May 22, 2017 , as he notifies the Senate Intelligence committee that he will ...

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Russia-Trump Campaign Contacts a Concern, Ex-CIA Chief Says

Mark Warner , the top Democrat on the panel, told reporters they did not believe Flynn could seek Fifth Amendment protections in regard to the documents they requested, and were seeking a firm answe...

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Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Iran's coalition of reformists and moderates has swept to power in major cities across the country, results showed Monday, redrawing the political map and amplifying the resounding re-election of P...

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Ousted South Korean leader Park goes on trial

Ousted South Korean leader Park goes on trial

Only two months after leaving the presidential palace in disgrace, Park was brought to the Seoul Central District Court in handcuffs on a justice ministry bus, with at least six guards on board. Opi...

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Ariana Grande suspends tour following Manchester terror attack

Also, a news agency claimed that Islamic State has claimed responsibility for the suicide attack . "My love to her and all the families of the victims", actor Sean Maguire posted to his Twitte...

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Trump asked DNI, NSA to deny evidence of Russian Federation collusion

Citing current and former intelligence officials, the Post said neither Rogers nor Coats, who was appointed by Trump , complied with the request. This is published unedited from the IANS feed . ...

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Trump hails 'unbreakable spirit' of Jewish people in Israel

During his first day, Trump "pledged to work toward Israeli-Palestinain peace", but admitted it's the "toughest deal of all". But while Mr Trump spoke in generalities about the goal, Mr Abbas laid...

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Trump draws ire for message at Holocaust museum

Trump draws ire for message at Holocaust museum

More than the somber speech he gave, that blithe, nearly chipper, note is what people will remember from his historic trip. The president's note quickly attracted criticism for its strangely upbeat ...

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Armed officers from Notts sent to aftermath of Manchester attack

He warns the public should remain vigilant: "I would like to echo the early words of the Prime Minister and Home Secretary - that the public should stay vigilant, being alert but not alarmed". ACC Jul...

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Eleven nations, including New Zealand, agree to salvage Trans-Pacific Partnership

In a pushback against the Trump administration's protectionist rhetoric, 11 nations in the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal have agreed on Sunday to proceed without the U.S. Tweet: With Secretar...

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Trial of sacked South Korea's president begins

Trial of sacked South Korea's president begins

Former South Korean President Park Geun-hy, front left, arrives at a court in Seoul , South Korea Tuesday, May 23, 2017 for the beginning of her corruption trial. "I am here to witness a new chapte...

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Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

The visit raised questions about whether the US would indicate the site is Israeli territory. Ivanka Trump converted to Judaism to marry Kushner, an orthodox Jew. The White House said it was Trump...

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Trump heads for Bethlehem to see Palestinian leader

Trump declared that he would not call the attackers "monsters", a term he believes they would prefer, instead choosing "losers", a longtime favorite Trump insult and one he has directed at comedian Ro...

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Alice Cooper adds heartfelt message to Chris Cornell tributes

A full autopsy report was not yet completed Thursday afternoon. Police spokesman Michael Woody told the AP that "basic things observed at the scene" led police to suspect that suicide was the cause ...

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Trump, Abbas affirm support to reach a peace deal with Israel

Trump, Abbas affirm support to reach a peace deal with Israel

Trump was considering making that bold announcement during his trip here, but backed off fulfilling that pledge amid a torrent of warnings from U.S. foreign policy officials and Arab diplomats, who sa...

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Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe

Trump Asked Intel Heads To Push Back On FBI Russia Probe

Michael Rogers came after then-FBI Director James Comey publicly revealed before the House intelligence committee on March 20 that the FBI had an investigation into collusion to influence the 2016 ele...

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Does Melania really 'despise' Donald Trump? Here's proof

Does Melania really 'despise' Donald Trump? Here's proof

First Lady Melania Trump appeared to swat away President Donald Trump's hand as the two cruised down the red carpet on the tarmac at Ben-Gurion International Airport in Israel Monday, video shows. Mel...

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After Macron Victory, France's Main Parties Fret About Legislative Elections

After Macron Victory, France's Main Parties Fret About Legislative Elections

Le Pen immediately conceded. The ramifications of Macron's victory are also being felt in Le Pen's National Front (FN), following the announcement that her influential niece Marion Marechal-Le Pen...

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Bahrain security forces push into Shia leader's village

Bahrain security forces push into Shia leader's village

Bahrain's interior ministry on Tuesday said it had "launched a security operation in the village of Diraz to preserve security and civil order as the site is a safe haven for fugitives". The unrest c...

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Carrier Gives State Official Notice Of Indianapolis Layoffs

Carrier Gives State Official Notice Of Indianapolis Layoffs

But the company has since announced that at least 600 employees at the factory will still be laid off, with the final 290 job cuts coming just ahead of Christmas. Many more of the Carrier jobs that ar...

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United Kingdom political parties suspend election campaign after Manchester attack

Mr Burnham praised the efforts of the community, saying that their efforts demonstrated "the true spirit of our city in the face of such devastating tragedy". U.S. President Donald Trump extended his ...

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Russia foreign minister denies talking to Trump about Comey

For more of Liasson's summary from this week of USA political news, use the audio player above. "I just fired the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. Cleaver said Rosenstein told House me...

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Fight against terror a 'battle between good and evil'

Saudi Arabia imposes many restrictions on women. "We thought it was a fantastic idea", World Bank President Jim Young Kim said , when news of the $ 100 million donation broke. The Saudi king pr...

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Leader of moderate House Republican group quits

Leader of moderate House Republican group quits

MacArthur said he chose to go to the Democratic part of his district for his first town hall because of the health care bill's passage. MacArthur said more than half of the Republican "no" vote...

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South Korea's new president moves to soothe tensions with China

South Korea's new president moves to soothe tensions with China

Mr Trump invited Democratic party leader Mr Moon to visit the United States "as early as possible". Trump reaffirmed the US-South Korea alliance was strong and said North Korea's nuclear issue was...

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Trump was "scared to death" of James Comey, Comey's father says

After the firing, reports and innuendos soon surfaced suggesting that Trump's aim in dismissing Comey was to disrupt the FBI's intensifying investigation into alleged Russian interference with...

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'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

He said the most Trump can expect from the visit is for Netanyahu to discuss "preserving at least the shell of an effort to keep the two-state solution going and limit settlements". She said she's r...

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AP Source says Flynn will invoke Fifth Amendment

Cummings said he found it hard to understand how Flynn could have characterized his dinner with Putin as "insubstantial contact". Chaffetz said in a tweet Monday that Comey "wants to speak with Spe...

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Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

She is now awaiting trial in prison on corruption charges. Instead, he only told Abe that there are "cautious opinions" circulating in public about the accord, which was signed to put the issue of com...

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Trump lavishes praise on Saudis, but silent on human rights

The closest Trump came to acknowledging the human rights situation was a call for the region's leaders to stand together against "the oppression of women". Trump was mostly short on strategy to "de...

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Children among 22 dead as terrorist targets Manchester pop concert

Children among 22 dead as terrorist targets Manchester pop concert

My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Manchester tonight, all of the staff at the Manchester Arena , all of the security teams, all of the emergency services, Ariana and her team and all o...

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Trump Administration Sends Congress $4.1 Trillion Budget

Trump Administration Sends Congress $4.1 Trillion Budget

As the Trump administration's 2018 budget was released in Washington on Tuesday , President Donald J. Trump was half way around the globe, preparing for a visit with Pope Francis at the Vatican...

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BC elementary and high school students elect NDP government

BC elementary and high school students elect NDP government

Ballots collected by Elections B.C. mobile teams, in hospitals, remote work camps and one that went door-to-door in an area isolated by a landslide in the Shuswap, are also not included in election ni...

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