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Trump Invites Controversial Philippine President Duterte to the White House

In a readout of Trump and Duterte's phone call after the 30th Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) Summit, the White House said Trump extended his invitation to Duterte to discuss the im...

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U.S. been on 'wrong side' of NAFTA for years, Trump says

U.S. been on 'wrong side' of NAFTA for years, Trump says

The White House said the phone conversations were "pleasant and productive". The Mexican and Canadian currencies maintained their rebound early on Thursday after Trump's latest comments. In fact, ...

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American Elites Ready For London Marathon Debuts

Wanjiru said he felt comfortable running at world-record pace for sections of the race and is still aiming to break Dennis Kimetto's time of 2:02:57, set in Berlin in 2014. "My expectation was to wi...

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Crews continue to search homes in wake of Texas tornadoes

Severe storms, including tornadoes, swept through several small towns in East Texas, leaving a trail of overturned vehicles, mangled trees and damaged homes. More than six inches of rain fell in some ...

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Dallas paramedic shot, scene still active

Dallas paramedic shot, scene still active

Police in Dallas have engaged in a shootout with an armed suspect in a residential area of the city. The victim's condition isn't known. Residents have been told to stay in doors after reports t...

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Will Ferrell returns as Bush for 'Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner'

Headlining the event - which Trump became the first president to miss in more than three decades - comedian Hasan Minhaj said: "We gotta address the elephant that's not in the room". "Gotcha!'" Ferr...

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Rep. Stewart attends signing of Antiquities Act Executive Order

The order could lead to the reversal of national monument designations made since 1996 under the Antiquities Act , an early 20th-century law that lets presidents unilaterally protect historic, cu...

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U.S. general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban

U.S. general suggests Russian Federation arming Taliban

Though the exact number of casualties has not been released, Reuters reported that an official, on condition of anonymity, said at least 140 soldiers were killed while many were gravely injured. Mat...

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7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

7 shot during San Diego pool party; suspect dead

Police say officers shot and killed an armed man suspected of shooting eight people Sunday at an apartment complex in San Diego. Media including NBC's affiliate and CNN , citing Zimmerman, reported...

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Australia warns North Korea against 'reckless, unsafe threats'

The U.S. began moving parts of the missile defense system to a South Korean deployment site earlier this week amid increasing tensions with North Korea. Abe said he and Russian President Vladimir Puti...

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Israel strikes arms depot near Syrian capital's airport

The video was aired on Lebanese television, Reuters reported . Israel said the explosion was "consistent" with its policy to prevent Iran smuggling weapons to Hezbollah. In line with its usual pr...

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Pakistan SC clears Maryam Nawaz in Panama Papers case

The court also ordered that a joint investigation team be formed to look into allegations concerning the transfer of Sharif and his family of money from Pakistan to Qatar, the same money that was us...

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European Union must reform or face Frexit, says Macron

France far-right presidential candidate Marine Le Pen has accused rival Emmanuel Macron of being a puppet of the world of finance and Islamic fundamentalists. "Emmanuel Macron is just Francois Holland...

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Trump promises action to help dairy farmers

Trump promises action to help dairy farmers

U.S. Sen. Charles E. Schumer, D-N.Y., said Wednesday that he would stand by Mr. Trump in working to change Canada's policies. There are fears among Canadians that they could be hurt as Trump targets...

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Tony Blair: Theresa May will win the general election

After reeling off names of Labour MPs, who she suggested didn't want Jeremy Corbyn at the helm of the party, Coburn put it to Mr Gwynne that there continued to be a lack of confidence in his leadershi...

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Trump says North Korea's Kim is 'a pretty smart cookie'

A North Korean mid-range ballistic missile apparently fail. The U.S. and South Korea also started installing a missile defense system that is supposed to be partially operational within days. "The w...

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President Trump Has Invited Philippines' President Duterte To The White House

But the White House said Saturday that the two leaders, both elected to office a year ago, had helped orient the US-Philippine relationship 'in a very positive direction'. "President Donald J. Trump ...

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Paul: U.S. Needs China to Exert More Pressure on North Korea

Paul: U.S. Needs China to Exert More Pressure on North Korea

Tokyo is the second stop on Pence's 10-day tour of Asia, a trip aimed at emphasizing that U.S. President Donald Trump wants to boost U.S. trade in the region even though he has abandoned the 12-natio...

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Tony Blair to get back into politics with anti-Brexit movement

He said: "Some people left the Labour Party, that's absolutely true but I don't think it was the reason why we ended up deciding that New Labour was wrong". "That's my view other people can take a dif...

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Korean missile test fails hours after UN meeting on nukes

Tensions have increased as North Korea pushes to develop its missile and nuclear weapons programs in defiance of worldwide sanctions and President Donald Trump warns of the potential threat Pyongyang'...

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At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

At 100 days in, Trump rallies backers in PA, claims 'change'

From now on it's going to be America first", Trump said . Trump reaffirmed his laser-focus on overseeing the repealing and replacing of Obamacare. The commander in chief also acted as if he hadn'...

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North Korea's missile test fails, U.S. military says

The North Korea missile test came a day after the Trump Administration praised China and its President Xi Jinping for having prevailed over Pyongyang in not carrying either nuclear test or missile tes...

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United States could speed up North Korea sanctions in response to missile test

Tillerson's Chinese counterpart, Wang Yi, was also at the meeting. The South Korean navy said the drills are aimed at "deterring North Korea's provocations and displaying the firm alliance between t...

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Soldier from Georgia dies in Iraq

The battle against Isis in western Mosul should be over in May, Iraqi army's chief of staff said on Sunday (30 April) amid two fresh militant attacks on army positions that killed at least 20 security...

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Now Even The Pentagon Is Investigating Retired Lt Gen Michael Flynn

Now Even The Pentagon Is Investigating Retired Lt Gen Michael Flynn

Flynn is a retired Army general who made the leap into the political arena during Trump's campaign, which means he was subject to regulations that prevent senior officials from receiving payments or f...

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Death toll 'as high as 140' after Taliban attack on base

Death toll 'as high as 140' after Taliban attack on base

Afghan President Ashraf Ghani accepted the resignations of his defence minister and army chief of staff on Monday, after more than 140 soldiers were killed last week in the deadliest-ever Taliban atta...

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Trump 'ready to resolve North Korea issue one way or another'

South Korea's navy has begun joint exercises with USA ships, including the supercarrier USS Carl Vinson, in a show of force amid the growing threat posed by North Korea's nuclear and missile programme...

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Japan's Kishida urges China to expand role in North Korea issues

China hopes the open ministerial meeting on the Korean Peninsula nuclear issue, now being held by the UN Security Council, will send a positive and balanced message to the outside world, China's Xi...

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Want to be ruthless in our approach, says Rohit

Want to be ruthless in our approach, says Rohit

Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma . The skipper anticipated a Bumrah slower one beautifully to hit it for a six but failed to read one from McClenaghan and chipped an easy catch to Rohit Sharma at mid...

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China Voices Grave Concern Over THAAD Deployment

In fact, what I told our South Korean counterpart is until any renegotiation that the deal is in place. The statement reiterated China's opposition to THAAD and called on the US and South Korea to h...

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Donald Trump marks 100 days in office with attack on American media

And following talks with Chinese President Xi Jinping about North Korea, he said that "after listening for 10 minutes, I realized it's not so easy". Not that those principles haven't always been cen...

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Ivanka Trump booed after defending her father

It was her first trip overseas since she was named to her new role as assistant to her father, US President Donald Trump, at the end of March. Ivanka Trump, 35, stepped away from running her fashion...

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Nadal wins 10th Barcelona title

Nadal wins 10th Barcelona title

The 14-time Grand Slam champion met some resistance in the beginning from Thiem, who had stunned world No.1 Andy Murray in the semi-finals on Saturday. The 23-year-old's impressive victory was duly ...

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TNT's 'Last Ship' Delays Production Due to Star Eric Dane's Depression

TNT's 'Last Ship' Delays Production Due to Star Eric Dane's Depression

According to Variety , the show's production will be on "hiatus through Memorial Day" but the delay will not postpone the show's fourth season premiere, now scheduled for June. Dane has been public ...

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Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger congratulates north London derby victors Tottenham

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger congratulates north London derby victors Tottenham

The win keeps Spurs in touching distance with leaders Chelsea, with four points separating the sides and also ensured they'll finish above Arsenal for the first time in 22 years. "Our target is to p...

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