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Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae

Donald Trump speaks with new South Korean president Moon Jae

Moon Jae-in, who easily won South Korea's presidential election Tuesday, was the beneficiary of another popular backlash against a ruling establishment perceived as corrupt and out of touch. China con...

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Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

Trump visits Israel in search of revived peace process

He has spoken of his self-described deal-making prowess in declaring that the "ultimate deal" is possible, vowing "we will get it done". Trump shocked longtime observers of the Israeli-Palestinian p...

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Switzerland votes to get rid of nuclear power

Switzerland votes to get rid of nuclear power

Five Switzerland's nuclear power plants will continue to operate for 10-15 years more, but new NPPs will not be built. Provisional final figures showed support at 58.2% under the Swiss system of dir...

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CoreSite Realty Corp (COR) Posts Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.06 EPS

Earnings per share (EPS) breaks down the profitability of the company on a single share basis, and for Duke Realty Corporation the EPS stands at 0.2 for the previous quarter, while the analysts predic...

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IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired driver Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

IndyCar driver Scott Dixon, retired driver Dario Franchitti robbed at Taco Bell

Franchitti, from Bathgate, West Lothian, who retired from racing in 2013, was robbed alongside his long-time teammate Scott Dixon in their vehicle at the restaurant. Dixon and Franchitti declined to c...

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Hahn's 64 gives him Nelson lead on a Day of birdie streaks

It was not exactly a heavyweight duel down the stretch, but Horschel got a victory he badly needed and set himself up for the next few years on the PGA Tour. World No. 1 Dustin Johnson never made a se...

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Cuomo calls on Trump for federal help with Penn Station

Cuomo calls on Trump for federal help with Penn Station

But aging tracks combined with two derailments and extensive delays in recent months have turned the windowless maze in the heart of Manhattan into a hell for travelers passing through the gateway t...

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Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Straus cast a white light on the House voting board-present but not voting. The letter went to lawmakers including members of the House State Affairs Committee, which is considering legislation that...

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Amazon is preparing to launch checkout-free supermarkets in the UK

Amazon is preparing to launch checkout-free supermarkets in the UK

Amazon filed applications to trademark four slogans similar to the ones it first used in the USA when it announced its Go stores back in December. "No Checkout. The so-called Amazon Go stores are desi...

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China's Xi calls for S. Korea ties to get back on track

China's Xi calls for S. Korea ties to get back on track

The U.S., which has 28,500 troops in South Korea to guard against the North Korean threat, has called on China to do more to rein in its neighbor. "Though we're now at the stage of pressure and sanc...

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Fyre Festival Investigated By FBI

Fyre Festival Investigated By FBI

In a leaked call, Fyre Media told staff they would not be getting paid, but were welcome "to stay and help out". And along the way, organizers have racked up at least seven different lawsuits for brea...

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Jean-Michel Basquiat painting goes under hammer for $110.5 million

Jean-Michel Basquiat painting goes under hammer for $110.5 million

Sotheby's has set a new auction record for Jean-Michel Basquiat during its May 18 Contemporary Art Evening Auction in NY. The late American artist was bestowed this honour yesterday at Sotheby...

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OPEC crude production rises in April - IEA

On Monday, Russian and Saudi energy ministers said in a joint statement that Moscow and Riyadh meant to propose a 9-month extension of the current Vienna agreement on oil output cuts on the existing c...

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Federal appeals court to begin examining second Trump travel ban

Federal appeals court to begin examining second Trump travel ban

There was, however, no ruling made by the court on Monday, and experts have suggested that a decision may take a significant amount of time as the en banc hearing (those before a full bench of judges)...

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With GST roll out, mobile phones, laptops, desktops to become costlier

For customers who's currently paying 15 per cent service tax on Rs 499, that is Rs 74.85 tax, will not mind paying Rs 15 extra because in the larger context, they are now paying substantially less for...

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USA prosecutor examines Kremlin role in election

USA prosecutor examines Kremlin role in election

White House spokesman Sean Spicer said the pool includes acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe, former Justice official Frank Keating, former Federal Bureau of Investigation of...

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Liverpool's Klopp: We Did The Job

There was only one question to be answered after that, but two quick goals from Coutinho and Lallana at the start of the second half put a stop to any needless worries about Liverpool letting Boro b...

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Yemen cholera cases could hit 300000 within six months

Yemen cholera cases could hit 300000 within six months

Cholera , which can be treated with oral rehydration solution, but which can kill within hours in severe cases if not treated with intravenous fluids and antibiotics, is recurring in Yemen , this tim...

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Djokovic announces Agassi will coach him at French Open

A new beginning was expected, with Djokovic, fresh from a break and raring to go, looking to smash everyone down and defend the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam of 2017, and a major he has made h...

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Olynyk shows Celts the way past Wizards, into conference finals

Olynyk shows Celts the way past Wizards, into conference finals

Olynyk's performance lifted the Celtics in the fourth quarter especially, and the Wizards could not get enough stops late to win the series. "Well, first thing, I thanked him", Brooks said of his ...

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Aide posts joking video of Clinton avoiding 'unwanted Trump hug'

But he wanted to approximate his physicality so that Clinton would grow accustomed to Trump's looming presence when she saw Reines in her peripheral vision. Comey was also unsettled by Trump's attem...

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Vunipola out of Lions tour of New Zealand, Haskell in

He played the full 80 minutes in his side's 18-16 defeat to Exeter Chiefs at Sandy Park on Saturday but has since informed the Lions management he feels unable to join the tour party, who are due to f...

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Oil Futures Bullish On Continued Production Cuts

Opec is due to meet with fellow producers on May 25 to decide on the extension. They also impact U.S. oil and gas exploration and production companies like ConocoPhillips (COP), Contango Oil & Gas (...

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Pleased to meet Nawaz Sharif: Donald Trump

The global fight against terrorism and restraining Iran were the key issues US President Donald Trump put forth in his keenly awaited speech in Saudi Arabia on Sunday. Trump showed little sign of the...

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Amazon Readies Touchscreen Echo Device

Users with the Alexa App, an Echo , Echo Dot, or Echo Show will be able to send and receive voice calls and messages when the feature is enabled. This essentially enables customers to work on a n...

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Intel sharing at heart of US, Europe talks on laptop ban

In March, US authorities banned passengers on direct flights to the United States from 10 airports in eight countries from bringing laptops, tablets and other electronic devices larger than cellphon...

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Tulsa police officer acquitted in fatal shooting of unarmed man

Betty Shelby, the former Oklahoma officer who shot and killed Terence Crutcher, was found not guilty of manslaughter Wednesday, (May 17) in another case involving an unarmed black man being killed b...

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Harvard student submits senior thesis: a rap album

Harvard student submits senior thesis: a rap album

Interestingly enough, Obasi Shaw has officially become the first student in the university's storied history to submit a rap album as his senior thesis. "He was able to turn around an album that peo...

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Germany: Merkel's CDU wins regional elections in most populous state

Merkel's CDU has won the three state elections held in Germany this year, and these wins are deemed to bode favorably for its performance in the national general elections in September. "We are aware ...

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Fox News' Bob Beckel fired for racist comments

Fox News' Bob Beckel fired for racist comments

A lawyer handling a racial discrimination lawsuit against Fox says Beckel became angry when a black IT worker turned up to service his computer, and told the man "he was leaving his office because he ...

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All oil producers agree on extended output cuts

All oil producers agree on extended output cuts

A break back below these levels may not mean the trend is changing, but it will indicate the selling is greater than the buying at current price levels. Oman's in $79.20, Libya's is $71.30, and the Un...

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Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

Reformists sweep Tehran municipal vote as Rouhani wins Iran

The Islamic Republic's first presidential election since the 2015 nuclear accord drew surprisingly large numbers of voters to polling stations, with some reporting waiting in line for hours to cast ...

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Kim Jong-un says ballistic missile ready for 'action'

The North last conducted a ballistic missile test a week ago. Pyongyang has defied all calls to rein in its nuclear and missile programs, even from China, its lone major ally, saying the weapons are...

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Ford replaces CEO in push to transform business

In addition to Fields, Ford's Vice President (VP) of Communications, Ray Day will also be leaving the company and will be replaced by Mark Truby, who is now the VP of communications of Ford's Asia-P...

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Australia's Westpac says new bank levy will add $48 mln in costs

Australia's Westpac says new bank levy will add $48 mln in costs

The bank said it was still considering how it would deal with the impost, noting that the after-tax cost was equal to 8c a share in dividends, or 4.3 per cer cent of its last full-year dividend of $1....

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