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Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

This image captured from footage of North Korea's state TV station on May 8, 2016, shows North Korean leader Kim Jong-un (C) speaking at a congress of the ruling Workers' Party of Korea. In a statemen...

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Yates: I warned White House that Flynn could be blackmailed

Back on the defensive, the White House pushed back. She never voiced the idea that Trump, Pence, or anyone else in their campaign might have knowingly colluded with Flynn to spread false information. ...

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Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

Emmanuel Macron: Tough task ahead after victory in France

The result is hardly a ringing endorsement for Macron, even if he did eclipse all the other candidates on offer. They've got a couple of years to rebuild and try again before the next elections, but...

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New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

New Hamas chief makes first public appearance in native Gaza

Islamic Jihad's deputy leader, Ziad al-Nakhala, said he considered the new Hamas platform as a progress towards a "deadlock", adding that his movement does not accept a "Palestinian State within t...

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Rice Chides Trump For Criticism Of Judges, Media

Rice Chides Trump For Criticism Of Judges, Media

Rice's comments came as Sen. The topic came up after co-host Brian Kilmeade asked her, an African-American, what she thought about the fact that numerous nation's first presidents were slave owners....

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N. Korea detains another American over alleged hostile acts

Kim is now the tenth American to be detained by North Korea's current leader, Kim Jong Un. Washington D.C. [U.S.A.], May 9: The detention of a fourth USA citizen by North Korea over the weekend has ...

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Girl, 11, dies after falling from theme park ride

Girl, 11, dies after falling from theme park ride

The Splash Canyon ride at the theme park in Tamworth has been closed following the incident, which happened this afternoon. West Midlands Ambulance Service said it has been called to reports of a "p...

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Boko Haram releases 82 Chibok girls

It was unclear if numerous parents in the remote northeastern town of Chibok had seen the list of names or if any would travel the almost 900 kilometers (560 miles) to the capital of Abuja to see th...

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Mattis cites good talks with Turkey on fighting IS in Syria

The U.S. sees the Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces, or SDF, as its most effective battlefield partner against IS in northern and eastern Syria. The group is now battling IS for control of the ci...

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As Afghan stalemate grinds on, Trump mulls additional troops

As Afghan stalemate grinds on, Trump mulls additional troops

The defense official, who briefed reporters traveling in Israel with Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. Joseph Dunford, said the numbers of USA forces to be sent had not yet been decided and w...

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Delhi Assembly passes resolution for use of paper ballots, VVPAT

During the demonstration, Bhardwaj accepted that the EVM machines used is not the same machine used in polling, but something similar. A BJP delegation on Monday met Delhi Lt. The ECI had however sa...

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Erdogan slams treatment of Palestinians

Speaking in Istanbul to the International Forum on Al-Quds Waqfs, a conference aimed at promoting Palestinian economic development, according to the forum website, Erdogan said that about 26,000 Tur...

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UK Conservatives Make Local Gains Before General Election

First results showed the governing Conservatives making solid gains, dealing a blow to the main opposition Labour Party and all but wiping out the anti-EU, anti-mass immigration U.K. But he said: "I...

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Rents at record high as rental supply reaches all time low

Nationally rents grew by an average of 13.4% in the year to March 2017, says the the Daft.ie Rental Price Report . Rents in the capital are now 15.4% higher than their previous peak in early 2008 - a...

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Australia plans major spending plus surplus in 3 years

The cash pool will be funded by the Medicare Levy on high-income earners, as well as broader income tax revenue. Monday's federal budget proposal - his government's second - puts infrastructure pr...

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Girl student asked to remove undergarment before taking NEET exam

As odd as it may sound, a number of students who were all set to appear for National Eligibility and Entrance Test ( NEET ) exams were in for a huge shock after some girls alleged that they were asked...

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Greek leaders hail Macron victory, hope for fruitful ties

Even if En Marche! ends up the leading party, finding another group to ally with to pass reforms will be a tough task. The hardline leftist CGT labor union planned a demonstration in the capital l...

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Ivanka Trump Gets Booed at Women's Panel in Germany While Defending Father

Ivanka Trump pledged to push for "incremental, positive change" for women in the USA economy and defended her father's attitudes toward women as she made her first worldwide outing Tuesday as a White ...

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Russian Federation begins plan to 'de-escalate' Syrian war

The UN special envoy for Syria, Staffan de Mistura, told the BBC the agreement was important because it was being implemented by three countries who could make it work. The second is in the north of c...

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Obama unveils design for $500 million presidential library

She returned to the South Shore Cultural Center where the Obamas were married 25 years ago. This will be the first time the couple shares a preview of the Obama Presidential Center. The Obama Foundati...

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S. Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

Speculation is swirling over how willing a Moon-led South Korea , where some 30,000 US military personnel are stationed, will be to go along with what analysts expect to be a Trump-era military build...

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Turkey slams 'occupation' of Jerusalem, draws Israel's ire

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of "massacres" against the Palestinians and chided the global community for its silence. "They feel they are immune to any punishment for their cr...

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White House: Trump Had 'Very Good' Call With Putin

The U.S. reportedly plans to send a representative to cease-fire talks between Syria's government and rebel forces in Astana, Kazakhstan on May 3-4. Despite having previously warned against USA in...

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Senate passes government funding bill, now heads to President Trump

Senate passes government funding bill, now heads to President Trump

The House passed the measure Wednesday on a big bipartisan vote, though 103 of the chamber's conservative Republicans opposed the bill. The bill cleared both houses of Congress this week and Trump s...

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US Identifies Navy SEAL Killed In Firefight With Al-Qaida In Somalia

Davis says the al-Shabab compound targeted in Thursday's raid "had been associated with some attacks on facilities that we use and that our Somali partners use nearby". Davis said there are about 50...

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Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released

Buhari vowed help to the girls, pledging to "personally supervise" authorities charged with ensuring the girls' "health, education, security and general well-being". Human rights groups have criticize...

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Malaysia, North Korea Asian Cup qualifier to go ahead in Pyongyang

In late-April, North Korean authorities arrested Kim Sang-dok, another USA citizen affiliated with PUST , for hostile acts as well. Kim Mi Ok said her husband has been involved in agricultural deve...

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Trump campaign releases 'First 100 Days' ad

Rising global tensions are also preoccupying the White House . Only 12 percent of respondents, meanwhile, said they haven't been lied to by a member of the Trump administration. "It's time to get...

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North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

The latest detention of a U.S. citizen by North Korea, which raises the number of Americans in their custody to four, is "concerning", a White House spokesman said, amid heightened tensions over Pyong...

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Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into waste bin

Netanyahu tosses Hamas policy paper on Israel into waste bin

A former prime minister in the Gaza Strip's Hamas-run government, Haniyeh was chosen as group leader in an internal election held Saturday. Haniyeh's rise was the latest sign of a power shift in Ham...

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Floods drive nearly 1900 from homes in Canada's Quebec

Some 2,500 homes in Quebec and more than 300 in Ontario have been flooded, and at least 1,500 people have been ordered to evacuate - a lot of them in the Canadian capital region. Some federal employee...

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Tories 'extremely foolish' over election boasts, says Alex Salmond

Tories 'extremely foolish' over election boasts, says Alex Salmond

Ruth Davidson was campaigning in the former First Minister's patch on Saturday, after last week's local elections left the Conservatives as the largest group on Aberdeenshire council. I believe this...

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Judges to hear appeal of Hawaii's travel ban win

Jadwat was asked whether it would make a difference if Trump repudiated his past statements about a Muslim ban. The ACLU and National Immigration Law Center brought the case on behalf of several...

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Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

Koreans want new leader to create jobs minus corruption

The frontrunner to replace her is a liberal who wants to talk with North Korea. "If South Korea can have more time to process this matter democratically, the U.S. While Mr Moon's party is the larges...

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Trump in-laws promote thorny visa-for-sale program in China

The EB-5 visa program , established in 1990, was little used until 2008. The visa program offers investors a path to obtain US green cards if they invest enough money in projects that create American...

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Trump says open to raising gasoline tax to fund infrastructure

Cohn added: "The President is going to seize this opportunity by leading the most significant tax reform legislation since 1986, and one of the biggest tax cuts in history". The largest personal deduc...

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Obama said to have warned Trump about Flynn

Obama said to have warned Trump about Flynn

She said she told Mr McGahn she had seen statements regarding Mr Flynn's contacts with the Russian envoy "that we knew not to be truth". Despite this, the White House took 18 days to dismiss Fly...

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Euro hits 6-month high, Asian shares firm after French election

Should Macron - like Trump - prove unable to quickly turn campaign pledges into action, Le Pen and Melenchon will be even better-armed next time with vote-getting arguments. Marine Le PenNational Fron...

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More Chibok Schoolgirls Freed In Militant Exchange

More Chibok Schoolgirls Freed In Militant Exchange

He also thanked the security agencies, all the non-profit organizations, including the Red Cross, and local authorities who he said were key in the negotiations that culminated in the girls' freedom. ...

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Appeals court hears arguments on Trump's revised travel ban

He added: "We've been very consistent since the first day of this administration on this". The DOJ's lawyer, acting solicitor general Jeffrey Wall, argued that Trump's statements should not be hel...

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