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Philippines forces hit militants, civilians wave white flags

Philippines forces hit militants, civilians wave white flags

An enraged Duterte, who was in Moscow to meet Russian President Vladimir Putin, declared martial law shortly after the fighting erupted and cut short his trip to fly home and deal with the crisis. T...

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Iraqi Forces Say Final Assault On Mosul Has Started

Iraqi paramilitary troops fire towards Islamic State militants during a battle with Islamic State militants on the outskirts of the ancient city of Hatra, south of Mosul April 27, 2017. While U.S....

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Donald Trump bats back 'Fake News' about Russia, Germany

Donald Trump bats back 'Fake News' about Russia, Germany

Trump also weighed in on Twitter yesterday, saying the leaks are fabricated lies made up by the fake news media. The latest turn in the leak-driven narrative came Friday with a Washington Post ...

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UK opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

During her grilling from the studio audience, Mrs May was accused by a police officer of presiding over "devastating" cuts, asked by a midwife to justify her "chronic underfunding" of the NHS and he...

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Trump rips Germany in early morning tweet

Together, the United Kingdom and Germany account for nearly two-thirds of all Indian FDI undertakings in Europe, highlighting the attractiveness and importance of these countries as destinations for...

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Jeremy Corbyn flounders in Woman's Hour interview over policy cost

While many observers immediately called the interview a vehicle crash for Corbyn, others lined up to commend the Labour leader for keeping calm under fire - and to express their anger with Barnett f...

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Sabzar Killing: Valley-wide restrictions, curfew to prevent 'Tral March'

Sabzar, who was Burhan Wani's successor and Hizb's Kashmir chief, alongwith his associate Faizan Muzaffar were killed in a gunfight with security forces on Sunday. Violent protests had broken out pa...

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Three suspects released in Manchester terror probe

He added that the suitcase was not used during the May 22 attack, which killed 22 people after an Ariana Grande concert. Although detectives have no reason to believe the bag contains anything uns...

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Teen targeted in deadly hate crime attack in Portland breaks her silence

Teen targeted in deadly hate crime attack in Portland breaks her silence

All are being hailed as heroes. CNN affiliate KATU said the "Trump Free Speech Rally Portland", is scheduled for Sunday. Christian next stabbed Namkai-Meche twice in the neck, the affidavit said. ...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski, Carter's national security adviser, dies at 89

To the world, the Polish-born Brzezinski was a steely, opinionated power in the Carter White House , from 1977 to 1981, who left a big footprint in world affairs. Bush an F. Brzezinski was plucked ...

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After Everest bodies return, climbers ask if risk acceptable

After Everest bodies return, climbers ask if risk acceptable

A function was organised at the Nepal Tourism Board to mark the occasion and the 10th International Everest Day, which saw participation from internationally acclaimed mountaineers. Ceremony held to m...

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Inbreeding a major threat to NZ native birds

Inbreeding a major threat to NZ native birds

New Zealand's birds are in a "desperate situation" - with nearly a third in danger of becoming extinct, parliament's environment watchdog says. She tentatively recommended development of genetic mod...

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NBA Finals are finally here with Warriors vs. Cavs III

Last year, the Cavs rallied back from a 3-1 series deficit to ruin Golden State's record-breaking season and win their first National Basketball Association title. After some bad National Basketball...

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Brazil's Temer deploys military to quell violent protests

Brazil's Temer deploys military to quell violent protests

Brazilian authorities estimate around 35,000 are marching in the capital. A number of ministries were set on fire , leading to evacuations of the buildings. The unannounced late-night meeting Tem...

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Manchester Arena bombing: Ariana Grande to perform at benefit concert

The singer shared she will be returning to Manchester for a benefit concert to help the victims and their loved ones. She said that the concert would raise money for the victims of the attack and th...

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Flynn will hand over subpoenaed documents to Senate Intel panel

Flynn will hand over subpoenaed documents to Senate Intel panel

The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss internal committee matters. The news of Flynn's new compliance comes at a time when Senior Adviser Jared Kushner is also facing regarding his co...

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Ivanka-brand Popsicles are the least of our worries

Ivanka-brand Popsicles are the least of our worries

Champagne popsicles-or cava popsicles or prosecco popsicles or, hey, André popsicles (you do you)-seem like a fairly safe treat over Memorial Day weekend, after pausing to pay much-deserved respect to...

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McMaster 'Not Concerned' About Kushner Reports

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. "In addition to that, and perhaps more important, he is a very good person", Trump ...

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US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

During his campaign preceding the 2016 election, Trump summed up his stance on combating emissions by telling a SC crowd, "I want to use hair spray". Mr Trump was cajoled for three days - first in...

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Merkel, minister stress US ties after critical Trump tweet

Donald Trump has doubled down on his attacks on Germany with an early-morning tweet that called the European country's trade and defense policy " very bad for [the] U.S". The eurozone's big three...

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France's Macron holding 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris

France's Macron holding 'tough' talks with Putin near Paris

Against the gilded backdrop of the Palace of Versailles , Macron and Putin pledged to work with each other to fight terrorism. President Putin said that Russian Federation and France are deter...

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White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns, Kellyanne Conway says

White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns, Kellyanne Conway says

However, he offered to remain in his job while Trump was on his first worldwide trip . As per the Washington Post , President Trump has accepted Dubke's resignation. "He's frustrated to see ...

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White House Press Briefing

Mr. Dubke described his reasons for leaving his positon as Communications Director as "personal". It has also been my distinct pleasure to work side by side, day by day, with the staff of the commun...

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Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

The first question on many people's minds when they saw it: What is that thing? Mr Trump's key advisers are reported to be bitterly divided. First Lady Melania Trump appeared to twice slap away ...

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Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal: Axios

Trump tells 'confidants' U.S. will leave Paris climate deal: Axios

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

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Putin: Russian meddling

Putin: Russian meddling "fiction" invented by Democrats

Mr Macron told journalists he had raised the concerns around the treatment and imprisonment of transgender and gay people in Chechnya, led by pro-Kremlin leader Ramzan Kadyrov. Macron said fighti...

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Merkel calls for good relations with India

Mr Trump's tweet underscored the deterioration of links with a key North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally, yet his timing also highlighted Germany's web of relations with global partners who broa...

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N. Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

Anchor: The South Korean military has been criticized for detecting North Korea's latest missile test-fire as late as two minutes after it was launched. North Korean diplomat Ju Yong Chol told the...

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President Trump considering overhauling White House staff

The article said Kushner sought to set up a secret line of communication with Russian Federation during the presidential transition. On Tuesday, Trump shared a tweet with his 31 million follow...

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Vikings sign 5 picks, former Nebraska QB Armstrong as safety

Vikings sign 5 picks, former Nebraska QB Armstrong as safety

Former BYU wide receiver Mitch Mathews was waived by the Minnesota Vikings on Tuesday, ending two months with the organization. Mathews was undrafted in 2016 out of Brigham Young and spent time pr...

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President Trump Takes The Lead And Stuns At NATO Summit

European Council chief Donald Tusk predicted a hard summit. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno). U.S. President Donald Trump , left, French President Emmanuel Macron and EU Council President Donald Tusk, right...

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Draft rule rolls back birth control coverage for religious employers

Draft rule rolls back birth control coverage for religious employers

Courts have repeatedly ruled that the HHS contraception mandate and its ill-considered conscience exemptions infringe on legitimate expressions of religion; the Supreme Court confirmed that in Ho...

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United Kingdom police arrests 16th person in Manchester attack probe

Police say that 1,000 people are working on the investigation, trying to track down Abedi's accomplices and piece together his movements in the days before he detonated a bomb at an Ariana Grande conc...

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Tiger Woods' might want a mulligan for this errant shot

Tiger Woods' might want a mulligan for this errant shot

The right blinker was on, and Woods' foot was on the brake. The fact that he blew a clean breathalyzer does not somehow insulate him, or protect his brand, or change the fact that Tiger Woods was in...

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Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel-Modi cite mutual values

Trump blasts Germany again as Merkel-Modi cite mutual values

He said: "We have a MASSIVE trade deficit with Germany , plus they pay FAR LESS than they should on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation & military". While it's unclear whether Merkel has deliberat...

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Trump Slams Germany's Trade Surplus As 'Very Bad' For The US

In keeping with his nationalist economic agenda, he hit out in particular at Germany's substantial trade surplus with the United States , threatening to introduce customs duties in retaliation. "...

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Donald Trump attacks 'fake news' following Jared Kushner reports

Adam Schiff of California, the top Democrat on the House intelligence committee , said it was "obviously very concerning" if a key Trump campaign figure was possibly seeking secret communications du...

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U.S. successfully tests ICBM defense system

It's the latest in a string of test launches by North Korea as it seeks to build nuclear-tipped intercontinental ballistic missiles that can reach the USA mainland, a drive that puts North Korea hig...

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Trump Asking US Justice Dept. to Launch Complete Review of Leaks

President Trump added, "If appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law". Abedi detonated his "nuts-and-bolts" bomb at the end of an Ariana Grande gig as children,...

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Spicer silent on questions over Kushner and Russian Federation

However, he has no plans to step down from his role as senior adviser or to reduce his duties, according to people close to him. Trump returned to Washington late Saturday after a nine-day trip to...

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