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Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

Melania Trump hails 'empowerment of women' at Saudi company visit

Ever since Donald Trump delivered a speech in Saudi Arabia declaring Arab leaders as USA allies in fighting terrorism, speculations have been flying around on whether the president has changed his...

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First rain drops at French Open

The two legends have more French Open titles between them - five - than the entire field combined, emphasising their recent dominance of the women's game. World number one Angelique Kerber has endu...

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City Under Siege: Death Toll in Philippines Islamist Violence Nears 100

Philippine National Police Chief Ronald de la Rosa said the operation takes time because Marawi is urban, allowing gunmen to move quickly from building to building to evade capture. Near their bodies ...

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Stoltenberg: NATO to become part of US-led coalition against Daesh

Stoltenberg: NATO to become part of US-led coalition against Daesh

TTIP talks have been put on hold, or "frozen" according to some in Brussels , since Trump's election victory on a more protectionist platform last November. The move is seen as mainly political as ...

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FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

The FBI later determined the document was either bad intelligence or possibly even a fake, and could be part of what sources tell CBS News was Moscow's efforts to plant fake news "into the bloodstre...

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Donald Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

Donald Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

President Donald Trump capped the end to his first foreign trip by pledging his "unwavering support" to the military and their families Saturday during a visit with American troops stationed in Ital...

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UK police say 'large part of network' behind Manchester attack arrested

British officials say that have receive assurances from USA authorities that confidential material will be protected. The leaks have opened a diplomatic row as the United Kingdom officials are sai...

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Donald Trump Calls White House Kushner Leaks 'Fake News'

The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials. On Friday, the Washington Post reported that ...

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Venezuela sets date for delayed regional elections

The chief of Venezuela's electoral council says the embattled South American nation jolted by almost two months of opposition protests will hold regional elections in December. Maduro said 176 of the ...

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Trump says he'll decide on Paris climate deal next week

Trump's promise of warmer ties with Moscow has called into question the USA commitment to sanctions. Leaders including the German Chancellor Angela Merkel expressed frustration with the Americans....

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Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies

Kushner ties to Russia questioned as Trump blasts media lies

Kushner spoke with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak about facilitating sensitive discussions to explore the incoming administration's options with Russia as it developed its Syria policy. The Califor...

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US accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

US accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

Heather Nauert, the new State Department spokeswoman, in her first time at the podium, said "Tillerson was firm and clear with Minister Lavrov, Russia holds tremendous influence over Bashar al...

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No Medicaid cuts in Trump budget? Really?

Without programs like WIC and SNAP, families who rely on this assistance to feed their children may no longer be able to provide them food on a regular basis. But of course, there's been a lot of talk...

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On Day Of Release, Chelsea Manning Is Still Being Misgendered

However, the jailed transgender army private was later acquitted of the most serious charge, aiding the enemy. She had passed 700,000 pages of revelatory material about USA military operations in I...

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North Korea fires apparent ballistic missile: South Korea military

The missile landed inside Japan's Exclusive Economic Zone, in the Sea of Japan. At another news conference later in the day, Suga said the missile was estimated to have landed in the Sea of Japa...

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Trump budget cut bid would make it 'impossible' for UN: spokesman

Trump budget cut bid would make it 'impossible' for UN: spokesman

Noting that India is the second-largest troop contributor to peacekeeping missions, UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said that India has shown a strong commitment to multilateralism through its...

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Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

While Trump is demanding that the world's wealthiest nations to do more to fight terror, he's also listening to their urgings about the need for the U.S.to remain in the sweeping Paris climate agreem...

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Man arrested on suspicion of terror offences in Manchester

The images are the first to show how the 22-year-old looked when he detonated the bomb he was carrying. Detectives are now questioning 11 men over the attack by Salman Abedi at a pop concert in Manch...

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Unruly man subdued on jet heading to Hawaii

After boarding his flight in the early hours of the morning, the man's fellow passengers noted that he looked "dishevelled", and he allegedly sat in a number of first class seats before being moved to...

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G7 deadlocks on climate after U.S. declines to confirm Paris deal

Other G-7 nations leaned heavily on Trump to stay in the climate deal, with German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying "we put forward very many arguments". Earlier this week he called Germany "very bad...

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Bangladesh reinstalls justice statue that irked Islamists

Bangladesh reinstalls justice statue that irked Islamists

Hefazat-e-Islam, a platform of the Islamists, had welcomed the removal and vowed to wage new protests to press for removal of other sculptures on university campuses and intersections across the count...

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Christians Killed as Jihadists Aim to Transform Mindanao into Islamic State

Christians Killed as Jihadists Aim to Transform Mindanao into Islamic State

Foreign fighters are among the militants linked to the Islamic State group who are battling government troops in the southern Philippines , an official said Friday. Nevertheless, security analysts ...

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Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated

Rivlin: East Jerusalem must be rehabilitated

Despite Saudi claims of moderation and co-existence , they jail non-violent critics, deny women basic rights, forbid religious freedom and propagate a harsh, sectarian interpretation of Islam around ...

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US Ambassador to UN Publicly Declares Western Wall Belongs to Israel

US Ambassador to UN Publicly Declares Western Wall Belongs to Israel

Just a few days prior to US President Donald Trump's first official visit to Israel, a White House official announced that Trump has decided not to move the US embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem ...

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General Election: Labour's odds shortening by the hour following May's u-turn

The Conservative party has announced a partial U-turn on its controversial " dementia tax " proposals after a widespread backlash. The policy said elderly voters in England with more than £100,000...

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Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meet

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. Trump faced protests on his arrival in Brussels but he is...

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Jared Kushner sought secret line to Russian Federation

Jared Kushner sought secret line to Russian Federation

Reuters reported that FBI investigators are examining whether Russians suggested to Kushner or other Trump aides that relaxing economic sanctions against Russia would allow such Russian banks to offer...

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Iranian president calls United States relations 'a curvy road'

Monday's attack at a concert by US singer Ariana Grande in the English city of Manchester killed at least 22 people and wounded 59. Iran's economy has slowly recovered since the lifting of sanctio...

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Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'

In March this year, Kelly said he stood by that prediction from November given Trump had already signed an executive order to unravel a number of Obama's regulatory measures to combat climate cha...

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Defiant Iran to continue with missile programme

It led to relief from worldwide economic sanctions in return for curbs on the country's nuclear program. Earlier on Saturday, the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said in Saudi Arabia that ...

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Heathrow Says British Airways Still Experiencing Some Disruptions

British Airways canceled all Saturday afternoon and evening departures from Heathrow and Gatwick following a "very severe disruption" worldwide to its computer systems handling check-ins, baggage sort...

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Kelly Calls Maintaining Communication Channels With Russia 'a Good Thing'

Kushner, 36, is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka and serves as a senior adviser to the president. 1 interest, really, is the nation. Trump's National Security Advisor H.R. The back channel wit...

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DHS chief says reported Russian back-channel not a 'big deal'

Mr Trump's tweets came as the media reported that the White House was preparing to establish a "war room" to combat mounting questions about ties between Russian Federation and his presidential campai...

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Ariana Grande cancels upcoming shows on her tour

Twenty-two people were killed, including seven children, and dozens seriously injured when Abedi detonated his bomb, packed with nuts and bolts, as fans left an Ariana Grande concert on Monday night...

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Understanding the G7 ahead of Trump's Italian summit

Understanding the G7 ahead of Trump's Italian summit

While not a country, the European Union is also represented at G7 meetings. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau met one-on-one with Donald Trump Saturday on the sidelines of the G7 summit in Sicily, whe...

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Trump shoves fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside on his first summit

The meeting, he said, had adopted an action plan to enhance NATO's contributions and had also chose to expand to support to the USA -led "Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS". "So that we continue to ma...

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'I'm doing OK': Hillary Clinton delivers graduation speech at alma mater

Donald Trump has repeatedly come under fire for firing his former FBI director, James Comey, who was leading an investigation into his campaign's possible ties to Russian Federation - and Ms Clinton...

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Kushner back channel with Russia involved Syria, says source

The Post reported last week that a senior White House official close to the president was a significant focus of the high stakes investigation, although it did not name Kushner then. election, T...

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Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn , with Russian military leaders, said this person, who wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private...

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At NATO celebration, Trump tells allies to spend more on defense

Trump is on his final day of his first worldwide trip as president, meeting with Group of Seven (G7) and African nation leaders in the Italian region of Sicily. "Many of these nations owe massive amo...

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