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Iraqi forces launch operation to capture last IS-held enclave in Mosul

The push for the city's west began the following month. Civilians too have been caught in the crossfire, leaving hundreds of thousands displaced and thousands dead. Brien, has today expressed his co...

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United Kingdom police arrest 9th man in Manchester bombing probe

A counter-terrorism force detained the father, Ramadan Abedi, outside his home in the Tripoli suburb on Wednesday, while the bomber's younger brother Hashem Abedi, was arrested on Tuesday. One man was...

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Tensions, clashes as Israel marks 50th Jerusalem Day

Tensions, clashes as Israel marks 50th Jerusalem Day

On June 1, the president must decide whether to sign another waiver related to the 1995 Jerusalem Embassy Act, which calls on the U.S.to move the embassy to Jerusalem and recognize the c...

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State Calls in Turkish Ambassador Over Violence Against Protesters

State Calls in Turkish Ambassador Over Violence Against Protesters

Newsham said "there could be a diplomatic immunity issue, but that won't prevent us from doing what we need to do", saying officers had identified some assailants. In all, nine people were hurt. "Th...

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North Korea border object was balloon, says South

North Korea border object was balloon, says South

Its deployment in a rural region some 180 miles southeast of Seoul raised concerns not only for North Korea but also China . Participants included Adm. "South Korean and USA intelligence author...

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Ariana Grande releases full statement on Manchester terror attack

But as I say, there is still a little bit more to do", Rowley told broadcasters. Police in Tripoli also told Agence France-Presse that Ramadan Abedi was a member of LIFG who found refuge in Britain ...

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President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

President Trump wraps Mideast trip after Bethlehem, Jerusalem meetings

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (R) and US President Donald Trump speak upon the latter's arrival at Ben Gurion International Airport in Tel Aviv on May 22, 2017 , as part of his firs...

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FBI misses deadline to turn over Comey memos on President Trump

Kushner previously volunteered to share with Congress what he knows about these meetings". The FBI and the oversight committee - as well as several other congressional panels - are looking int...

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Schiff Expects Kushner at Committee and Wants Clearance Reviewed

Southern Command, said on "Fox News Sunday". Rep. Adam Schiff (D., Calif.), ranking Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, said that leaks from the Trump administration to the press remain an...

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President Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

President Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

However, EU officials believe he has, since taking office, come to a greater appreciation of the value of European integration to US interests. The speech was also surrounded by a series of weird ac...

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Trump eyes a White House overhaul

Schiff said the government needed to "get to the bottom" of the matter and urged a review of Kushner's security clearance "to find out whether he was truthful". "The times in which we could complete...

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Telangana honour killing: Father burns son-in-law in front of daughter

Telangana honour killing: Father burns son-in-law in front of daughter

He was killed in front of his wife, who was forced to call her husband Amboji Naresh to a field on May 2 by her father Srinivas Reddy. The Telangana State Council of the Communist Party of India (CP...

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Father writes open letter to Ariana Grande after Manchester explosion

Father writes open letter to Ariana Grande after Manchester explosion

You don't have a dadgum thing to apologise for. If the night before your concert, a tornado hit Manchester and tragically killed several people who were going to your concert; would you feel the need ...

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South China Sea code of conduct draft approved

In the works for upwards of 15 years , the Code of Conduct has until recently seemed unattainable due to perceived slow-walking by the Chinese. " China is not giving any timeline to establish th...

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Palestinian prisoners jailed in Israel end hunger strike

Since 1967, more than 50 Palestinian prisoners have died owing to the medical negligence of the jail authorities. The 40-day hunger strike raised tensions with Israel as protests in support of t...

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Britain resumes sharing Manchester intelligence with U.S.

Law enforcement in the United Kingdom continued to expand its investigation Wednesday, citing a wider terror network and arresting at least six people in connection with the attack. Ramadan Abedi ...

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Saudi, UAE pledge $100 mln to Ivanka Trump womens' fund

Wrapping up the second stop of his five country global swing since becoming Commander in Chief, President Donald Trump is now on his way to Rome. The donation came despite several criticisms from ...

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United Kingdom police stop sharing information on Manchester attack with U.S. after leaks

Mr Hopkins did not elaborate on the material that has been found so far. British Prime Minister Theresa May announced Tuesday night that the country's terror threat level has been raised from "s...

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After Merkel rebuke, United Kingdom says still strong partner to EU

After Merkel rebuke, United Kingdom says still strong partner to EU

The chancellor had just returned from a G7 summitת which wound up Saturday without a deal between the United States and the other six major advanced nations on upholding the 2015 Paris climate accor...

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Moors murderer Ian Brady dies, Ashworth Hospital confirms

Moors murderer Ian Brady dies, Ashworth Hospital confirms

The serial killer, who used the name Ian Stewart-Brady before his death, was a patient at Ashworth Hospital where he was reportedly receiving palliative care. Brady's lawyer, Robin Makin, told Radio ...

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Pittsburgh holds off Predators in Game 1

Nashville dominated long stretches of the second and third periods , and even limited the defending Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins without a shot for an impressive 37-minute stretch befor...

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Guentzel's goal lifts Penguins by Predators 5-3 in Game 1

They also had no shots on goal in 37 minutes during the second and third periods . Guentzel then scored to bring PPG Paints Arena back to life and Bonino put away his second of the night into an ...

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Egypt transfers Minya security chief after attack on Christians

Video interviews with survivors of a deadly attack by Islamic militants on a bus taking Egyptian Christians to a remote desert monastery are painting a picture of untold horror, with children hiding...

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Cabinet members head to Capitol Hill to defend Trump budget

But, at the same time, if you are a lower income senior citizen you will not be able to get the one nutritious meal a day you now receive through the Meals on Wheels program or the help you desperatel...

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How Portland Is Reacting To Friday's Stabbing Attack

Mayor Ted Wheeler said Monday that the community is sad and angry, and the rallies are inappropriate and could be risky. Wheeler also urged the organizers of the demonstrations to cancel the events ...

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Philippine President Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Only small areas of Marawi are under militants' control after six days of fighting, said Brig. Army tanks packed with soldiers rolled into the southe. "Pray for our men-na sana wala tayong masyado...

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US President Donald Trump returns to White House, faces slew of challenges

The latest turn in the leak-driven narrative came Friday with a Washington Post report that during the transition, Kushner had talked with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak about using Russian e...

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AFP Featured: 6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi

AFP Featured: 6 foreigners among terrorists killed in Marawi

THE implemention of a Mindanao-wide martial law will not target the New People's Army (NPA), the armed wing of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) engaged in peace talks with the government...

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Philippine leader asks separatists, Maoists to join fight against Islamic State

Philippine leader asks separatists, Maoists to join fight against Islamic State

Residents who had fled the city told journalists the militants separated Christians and Muslims by those who could recite the prayers and took away those who could not. Among the dead in the clashes...

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After Merkel rebuke, UK PM May says wants strong partnership with EU

Filmmaker Dinesh D'Souza said German Chancellor Angela Merkel's comments that were critical of the United States are actually a good thing. German Chancellor Angela Merkel is not backing away fr...

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Philippines: Troops 'take back Marawi' from Isis

Philippines: Troops 'take back Marawi' from Isis

Some 61 militants were also reported to have been killed in Marawi in the seven days since the military operation has begun. "They want to leave". "In fact we are trying to realign forces to be ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation deflects House Oversight Committee's request for documents

The Federal Bureau of Investigation has declined for now to give the House Oversight Committee documents it had requested regarding communications between former FBI chief James Comey and President Do...

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Merkel to blame for letting Trump humiliate her that way: Her rival

Angela Merkel , who expressed frustration during the G7 summit over the possible withdrawal of the United States from the Paris Climate agreement, has now told a political rally that she thinks Germ...

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Twitter shuts up controversial singer Abhijeet again

Twitter shuts up controversial singer Abhijeet again

Abhijeet rejoined the micro-blogging site with a new unverified account on Monday and posted a video, where he alleged that people are trying to "curb" his voice, adding, he will denounce those people...

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Mother praises men killed defending her daughter in Portland attack

Mother praises men killed defending her daughter in Portland attack

Christian will make his first court appearance in the case Tuesday, and it wasn't clear if he had an attorney. The Twitter account of Vice President Mike Pence also jumped in to comment. He went...

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Britain's Got Talent's technical issue leads to claims of cheating

Britain's Got Talent's technical issue leads to claims of cheating

The singer was lost for words when Ant and Dec announced he'd been successful and would be appearing in the live final. Magical duo DNA and teen singer Kyle Tomlinson have made it through to the...

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Trump returns home, rails on Twitter against leaks, 'fake news'

The criticisms, in a series of morning posts on Twitter, come as several United States news organisations have reported that the FBI's investigation into ties between Mr Trump's presidential cam...

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United States to quit Paris climate deal: Trump tells 'confidants'

According to the official, the president is weighing the elements in favor and against the pact reached in December 2015 by 195 countries. "We are not here to lecture we are not here to tell other p...

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Merkel: Europe Must Take Fate Into Own Hands

Germany's top diplomat Sigmar Gabriel on Monday released harsh words on the United States , saying U.S. President Donald Trump's policies have weakened the West. "As we begin the negotiations abo...

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Trump reported to have told confidants United States will leave Paris climate deal

Trump's apparent reluctance to embrace the first legally-binding global climate deal annoyed G7 leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel . Under Trump, who once called climate change a "...

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