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Philippine forces find corpses in city streets

The media wing of ISIS, Amaq Agency, put out a statement announcing that "fighters of the Islamic State launch a wide-scale offensive on positions of Philippine troops in the city of Marawi". Padill...

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Final decision still to be made on Ariana Grande's London tour dates

Final decision still to be made on Ariana Grande's London tour dates

Libyan officials said Abedi's brother Hashem had been under surveillance for six weeks and said investigators had information he was planning "a terrorist attack" in Tripoli. The anti-terror force sai...

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Donald Trump ends Middle East tour

For those of us who recognize not only the strategic interests bonding the USA and Israel, but the deeply rooted values of freedom, democracy, and human rights , the sight of President Trump in Israe...

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Trump returns home after overseas trip

Trump returns home after overseas trip

The questions have been intensified in the wake of disclosures on Friday that a senior adviser, Jared Kushner, the husband of Trump's daughter Ivanka, had contacts with the Russians in December about ...

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Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington

Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington

USA lawmakers demanded stronger action. They are emphasizing the friendly smiles and handshakes, as well as the "new awakening" in relations between the two countries, without focusing on the fact tha...

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Tillerson declines to host Ramadan reception

Before being selected as a member of Trump's cabinet, Secretary of State Tillerson was chief executive officer of Exxon Mobile Corp. In an apparent break with a almost 20-year-old tradition, Tillers...

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Landslide buries California's scenic highway near Big Sur

The affected area is not the busiest portion of the highway. What's next is unclear. John Madonna - whose company, John Madonna Construction in San Luis Obispo, has been working with Caltrans on...

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UK lowers security level from 'critical' to 'severe'

UK lowers security level from 'critical' to 'severe'

British officials say that have received assurances from USA authorities that confidential material will be protected. It was the deadliest attack in Britain since July 2005, when four British Musli...

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Zuckerberg urges Harvard grads to build a world of 'purpose'

Zuckerberg had words both for people who feel left behind by globalization and automation, as well as for undocumented immigrants. Depicting this fight as the "struggle of our time " to an audienc...

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British Police arrest 14th person in UK bombing investigation

The newspaper quoted unnamed security sources as reporting that MI5 in London was told Abedi was part of a North African terror cell plotting to strike a political target in Britain. Although Ab...

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Manchester Arena attack: United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'

Manchester Arena attack: United Kingdom reduces terror threat level from 'critical' to 'severe'

When the threat level was raised, the military was deployed to key locations, including the Houses of Parliament. The decision to reduce the threat level from critical to severe was announced by Pri...

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US Considering Laptop Ban on All International Flights

US Considering Laptop Ban on All International Flights

In March, the U.S. banned electronic devices larger than a cellphone on incoming flights from certain countries due to a security threat, said officials. An expanded ban would threaten to damage bot...

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Did Donald Trump just shove aside another world leader?

Did Donald Trump just shove aside another world leader?

In what may have been an attempt at Trump-friendly sloganeering, Stoltenberg summed up Article 5 by declaring, gamely, "All for one, and one for all!" The halt in sharing with the United States of...

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Manchester bomber Abedi told mom 'forgive me' before attack

Two men, aged 20 and 22, were arrested on suspicion of terror offences after officers used an explosive device to gain entry to the property, GMP said. They raided the property earlier on Thursday aft...

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Defending champion Penguins appear to have playoff experience advantage

As much as they need to worry about stopping Crosby, the Penguins need to worry about trying to stop this group from taking over the series. But the group that escaped against Ottawa may not be the dy...

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Arsene Wenger: "It's not about popularity, it's"

He started just 15 games for Chelsea this season, four of them in their past six Premier League games, to help the Blues win a sixth top-flight title. "Fair play to him, he changed the system". ...

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Is a Previously Unfathomable Rift Opening Up Between Jared Kushner and Trump?

Is a Previously Unfathomable Rift Opening Up Between Jared Kushner and Trump?

And, there is no sign that Trump has sidelined him, as the president told The New York Times , "Jared is doing a great job for the country". While taxes have taken a back seat in recent weeks, Trum...

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European Union officials to evaluate airline laptop ban

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security put the rule in place in March for flights coming into the United States from 10 airports in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, Morocco, Qatar, Saudi Arabia , Turkey an...

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Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe

Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. "I think we perhaps need to do more than just invite [Comey]". Trump has not directly...

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White House May Appoint Legal Team To Monitor Trump Tweets

A former USA envoy to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization ( NATO ) believes that US relations with Europe have soured following President Donald Trump's trip to the Group of Seven (G7) summit. ...

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Trump tells 'confidants' US will leave Paris climate deal--Axios

During the G7 Summit, the leaders held conversations with the president about climate change , trying to convince him to stick with the Paris agreement . "He stands in stark isolation", Meyer said. ...

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Abedi: Dropout known to security services

Abedi: Dropout known to security services

But it is still not entirely clear how deep a connection Abedi had to the terror organization. British police briefly suspended intelligence sharing with the United States on Thursday after confiden...

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President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

The spotlight on Kushner grew brighter following a report in The Washington Post on Friday stating he talked about establishing a secure and secret communication channel between the Kremlin and the ...

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Trump Claims NATO Countries Have Agreed To 'Step Up Payments'

Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said that joining the US -led anti-Islamic State coalition "will send a strong political message of NATO's commitment to the fight against terrorism and also impro...

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Militants Kill 19 in South Philippines

Philippine forces launched fresh airstrikes Sunday to drive out. Over the past week, his fighters have shown their muscle, withstanding a sustained assault by the Philippine military and increasing ...

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Isolated Trump to take Paris climate decision next week

Axios reported late Saturday , citing sources with direct knowledge of the situation, that Trump has already informed multiple people in the government, including EPA administrator Scott Pruitt, tha...

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Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1

Hornqvist set to return for Pens, Fisher for Preds in Game 1

To get where they are, the Preds had to run through the Chicago Blackhawks , St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks . "Yeah, I feel good", Fisher said Sunday. It's worked out beautifully for both sid...

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Egypt foreign minister says Libyan militant camps direct threat

Egypt foreign minister says Libyan militant camps direct threat

Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov discussed on Monday with his Egyptian counterpart Sameh Hassan Shoukry the economic and trade relations between the countries, as well as the construction of the...

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US National Security Adviser 'not concerned' with Kushner, Russia back-channel allegations

President Trump's National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster told reporters during a press conference at the G7 Summit in Sicily that he is "not concerned" with reports that Jared Kushner tried to set u...

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Harry called victim of concert attack

Harry called victim of concert attack

She suffered fractures, lacerations and burns from shrapnel - but most tragically the death of her friend Nell Jones . The blog , which is run by Holmes Chapel Comprehensive School & Sixth Form Co...

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President Trump comes out in support of his son-in-law Jared Kushner

In a statement issued to the New York Times , Mr Trump said that his son-in-law was "doing a great job for the country". He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will...

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Manchester Attack Police make fresh arrest over UK concert bombing

Abedi, 22, was listed at the property along with his older brother, ismail , who was arrested shortly after the terror attack at an Ariana Grande concert and remains in police custody. The images s...

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Theresa May to confront Trump over Manchester Arena attack 'evidence' photos leak

The 22 victims in Manchester included an eight-year-old girl, several teenage girls, a 28-year-old man and a Polish couple who had come to collect their daughters. "In any case, the links with Daesh a...

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The trigger for US-Saudi ties

The trigger for US-Saudi ties

As such, the billionaire-turned-politician is making it very obvious, through this week's Middle East visit, that he is siding with Iran's regional competitors: Saudi Arabia and Israel . Abbas re...

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Merkel: We can no longer fully rely on US, UK

Addressing a rally in Munich, Merkel acknowledged a growing rift between Berlin and Washington under the Donald Trump administration, while stressing the need for the European Union to transform its...

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Europe must take destiny into its own hands: Angela Merkel

Trump, a business tycoon who had done no work in governance or diplomacy before he became the US's president, and his coterie have in the past indicated an interest in the collapse of the European Un...

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Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

The party insisted an annual increase in day-to-day spending of around £49bn on policies including subsidised childcare and extra money for the NHS could be paid for by measures including income tax i...

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Rouhani says Iran

Rouhani says Iran "heedless" of pressure to continue missile program

During his visit to Saudi Arabia on Sunday, Trump called on the regional countries to isolate Iran which, he said, had "fueled the fires of sectarian conflict and terror". Instead, the only Regime cha...

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Unlikely Figures Praising President Trump's Israel, Middle East Trip

Unlikely Figures Praising President Trump's Israel, Middle East Trip

Paul's planned bill disapproving of the arms deal, confirmed by a Senate source familiar with the timeline, comes as Trump completes the first leg of an overseas trip that began with a warm welcom...

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UK intelligence service MI5 reviewing practices after Manchester attack

Home Secretary Amber Rudd said the review was the "right first step" for the intelligence agency to take in the wake of the May 22 bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert by US singer Ariana G...

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