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Corbyn: Labour won't hit £80000 earners with immediate income tax hike

Mr Corbyn drew on his campaign slogan as he concluded: "Our proposals are of hope for the many all over this country, and I'm very proud to present our manifesto for the many, not the few ". "And...

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Floods, landslides kill at least 92 in Sri Lanka

The Sri Lankan Air Force is also reported to have deployed one helicopter for Neluwa while arranging 3 more for other rescue operations. The disaster management center said 91 people had been kill...

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Fresh arrests in Manchester bombing raids, 13 in custody

Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said a 25-year-old man had been detained on suspicion of terror offences in the Old Trafford area. The number of hate crimes has almost doubled following the Monday'...

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Newspapers Review: Provocative Israeli parade in occupied Jerusalem focus of dailies

Apart from the economic side and the Israeli-Palestinian issue, his trip was important as it categorically indicated that the new US president aims to isolate Iran, which has reelected President Hassa...

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Man, 25, arrested over Manchester blast

Man, 25, arrested over Manchester blast

British police now have 13 suspects in custody - including Abedi's elder brother Ismail - and have searched properties across Manchester, a city in northwest England. Police have issued a photograph o...

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Fresh arrests made by police investigating Manchester atrocity

Though her Dangerous Woman Tour has been suspended in the aftermath of the terror attack, which took the lives of 22 people and injured countless others, the pop star acknowledged her plans to stay ...

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Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in Syria

Soldier from Georgia killed when vehicle rolls over in Syria

Officials said he was on his first deployment. Murphy was born in Boston in 1995 and enlisted in the U.S. Army while living in Snellville Georgia in 2013. The Department of Defense has announced t...

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North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff said in a statement that the "unidentified ballistic missile (speculated to be a Scud)" was sacked from the North Korean coastal city of Wonsan at 5:09 am (2139 GMT...

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Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

Trump cries fake news amid Kushner reports

Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with Moscow in December about opening a secret back channel of communications, according to news reports published while Trump was ...

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Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes

The Disaster Management Centre said 169 people had been confirmed dead, majority buried by landslides triggered by Friday's intense rains. More than 104 people have been listed as missing across s...

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Trump pledges to 'get to the bottom' of leaks

Trump pledges to 'get to the bottom' of leaks

In a statement issued by the White House, Trump says he has ordered the Department of Justice and other agencies to launch a full review of leaks he described as "a grave threat to our national secu...

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Two-State Solution Conspicuously Absent from Trump's Agenda in Israel

At least not in any depth. Unlike his predecessor, there were no references to Israeli settlements, an issue the Obama administration clearly deemed the main barrier to achieving peace. Saudi Arabia...

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SNP would back 'progressive alliance' in event of hung parliament

SNP would back 'progressive alliance' in event of hung parliament

In a recent TV debate the first minister was upbraided by Claire Austin, an NHS nurse who said that she used foodbanks because of the public sector pay cap. "If you look at the Labour UK manifesto all...

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Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

It is tempting to believe that a new mediator with a fresh perspective, unwearied by previous foreign-policy experience, might succeed where previous USA presidents have failed. Although some Palestin...

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Published new photos of the Manchester terrorist

The US pop star said her "heart, prayers and deepest condolences" are with those affected by the bombing in a lengthy statement on Twitter. A further 64 were injured. "I believe we can get them to be ...

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Ariana Grande: "We Won't Let Hate Win"

Grande did not mention the date of the concert promising to announce the details after the confirmation of the event. The star immediately flew home to the United States following the atrocity but h...

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Libya jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia announces dissolution

Libya jihadist group Ansar al-Sharia announces dissolution

Libya's Ansar Al-Sharia armed group announced its own dissolution on Saturday, saying it has been "weakened" by fighting in Benghazi. Armed forces of General Khalifa Haftar has launched a military c...

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Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

Manchester terror attack probe widens as US leaks grate

The attack was the latest in a series of deadly incidents across Europe claimed by IS that have coincided with an offensive on the group's redoubts in Syria and Iraq carried out by US, British and o...

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FBI deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents

Chaffetz requested the memos after Comey reportedly wrote that Trump asked him to shut down the FBI's investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn . Trump has denied the allega...

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North Korea fires 'ballistic missile' into Japanese waters

South Korean and Japanese officials say the suspected Scud-type short-range missile flew about 450 kilometers (280 miles) before landing in Japan's maritime economic zone Monday. Both Japan and South ...

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Macron says long Trump handshake 'not innocent'

This was clear on Thursday morning, when Trump's meeting with the newly-elected French president Emmanuel Macron included a particularly emasculating handshake. I was among the journalists, poli...

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Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

Curfew, restrictions continue in Kashmir

Police said that the situation remained "under control, barring minor" incidents of stone pelting at few places . The divisional administration had imposed curfew in Khanyar, Nowhatta, Safakadal, M...

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Trump quickly finds voice on Twitter after returning from foreign trip

Trump quickly finds voice on Twitter after returning from foreign trip

The team made a decision to communicate with Moscow through more official channels. The disclosures dogged Trump during his first trip overseas since taking office and threaten to overwhelm and stal...

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Top Palestinian Official Condemns Israeli Cabinet Meeting in 'Occupied East Jerusalem'

Top Palestinian Official Condemns Israeli Cabinet Meeting in 'Occupied East Jerusalem'

Although they were never excavated under the Temple Mount, Palestinians claimed that Israeli authorities were digging under the mosques on the holy site to weaken their foundations and eventually dest...

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Graham: It's 'stunning' Comey never told Congress about fake email

The person wasn't authorized to publicly discuss private policy deliberations and insisted on anonymity. Before departing Italy for the U.S., White House officials refused to address the reports abo...

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KISS cancels concert in Manchester after terrorist attack

KISS cancels concert in Manchester after terrorist attack

According to media reports, Abedi was known to United Kingdom security services, but his risk to the public remained "subject to review". He was the son of Libyan parents who migrated to Britain in th...

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Watch Trump strut his stuff into prime position

A senior administration official said that no one should "read into" Trump's remarks any lack of USA commitment to the alliance's collective defense obligations. Later, a number of the leaders sur...

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NATO to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

European allies had to take Trump's " obsolete " comments "very seriously", Besch said , because Europe depends on America's defense capabilities and contribution to NATO - US now provides 22% ...

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Donald Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM Markovic to get in front

Donald Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM Markovic to get in front

At a closed meeting after his speech, they said, the leaders unanimously approved a resolution on burden-sharing and on fighting terrorism. "When you have an entire meeting that is focused on the pres...

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John Kelly: Kushner's reported 'back channel' attempt is 'no big issue'

John Kelly: Kushner's reported 'back channel' attempt is 'no big issue'

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. Trump is the kind of person that loves a good fight and you can bet that he and his tea...

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Trump tried to get intelligence officials to deny collusion

Coats later said that he does not dispute the validity of ongoing Russian Federation investigations, saying the probes "are in place to get us to the right conclusion with a known result", so the coun...

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Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

Sri Lanka monsoon toll climbs to 164

Agalawatte, a town in western coastal district of Kalutara, 74km (46 miles) from the capital, Colombo , has recorded 47 deaths and 62 people are missing. Sri Lankan military and rescue teams have use...

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Trump scolds NATO allies over defense spending

The US President then stood near Mr Markovic and spoke to Lithuanian President Dalia Grybauskaite. "There is no relationship we cherish more than the Special Relationship between the United States...

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U.K. Terror Threat Level Reduced to 'Severe' After Manchester Bombing Arrests

U.K. Terror Threat Level Reduced to 'Severe' After Manchester Bombing Arrests

The change means that an attack is highly likely and not imminently expected. Russian authorities today warned its citizens against visiting Britain after London raised its threat level in the wak...

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Britain cuts terrorism threat level after significant police activity

Britain cuts terrorism threat level after significant police activity

But police said more arrests were expected, and security was tight across Britain as hundreds of thousands of people attended major soccer matches, concerts and other big holiday-weekend events. As a ...

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Mosul civilians in 'grave danger' as ISIS resists Iraqi forces

Rudaw's cameras captured an absolute mayhem as some fleeing civilians were shot at by the ISIS militants in the city's western district of Saha, north of the well-protected ISIS-held Old Mosul . As a...

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United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from critical to severe

United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from critical to severe

The level had been raised to "critical" after Monday's deadly bombing. A handout CCTV photograph digitally altered to remove the context at source, released by Greater Manchester Police on May 27, ...

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Trump slams leaks as fake news following Kushner reports

Taking his outrage to Twitter, Mr Trump said it was his opinion numerous White House leaks were "fabricated lies made up by the #FakeNews media". Senator Bob Corker, chairman of the Foreign Rela...

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Trump touts ultimate peace, but same obstacles remain

Speaking days later in Israel, the USA president stressed that Washington was committed "to keep Iran from developing a nuclear weapon and halting their support of terrorists and militias". He said he...

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Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

Trump has also not said anything about the Arab Peace Initiative . It is obvious the kingdom is delighted the previous U.S. president Barack Obama has been replaced by a Republican who agrees wi...

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