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Trump to visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia

Trump to visit Israel, the Vatican and Saudi Arabia

Then he'll move on for visits to North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and a summit in Italy. Trump confirmed that his first foreign trip as president would begin from Saudi Arabia, followed by Israe...

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Macron calls Le Pen a 'hate-filled' liar in TV debate

In the two-and-a-half-hour "slanging" match featuring more invectives than any other debate in French presidential history, Macron branded Le Pen ill-informed, corrupt, dangerously nationalistic a...

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Trump to NRA: The 'assault' on gun rights is over

As Trump spoke to the NRA on Friday, there was some evidence his friendly stance towards gun owners may be leading to slowing sales. The former actor was careful to cite the constitution's Second Am...

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Princess Charlotte Is So Grown Up In New Birthday Photo

The adorable portrait of the little princess was shared on Kensington Palace's Instagram account and garnered thousands of likes within four hours of its release. She was seen with her family at a C...

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Charges dropped against 17-year-old in Rockville High rape case

Charges dropped against 17-year-old in Rockville High rape case

A prosecutor told a judge Friday that after an investigation, authorities are dropping rape and sex offense charges against the 17-year-old, who was charged as an adult. A 14-year-old girl told police...

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Corbyn might not do TV debates if May declines them

However, Ms MccGwire said the issue was not with what he was saying but with who was saying it. The triple lock, which has been in place since 2010, guarantees that pensions rise by the same as aver...

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US to seek social media details from certain visa applicants

US to seek social media details from certain visa applicants

The stringent criteria will apply to those "who have been determined to warrant additional scrutiny in connection with terrorism or other national security-related visa ineligibilities", the State Dep...

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Maoists attack armoured vehicle of police personnel in Maharashtra, 15 injured

Maoists attack armoured vehicle of police personnel in Maharashtra, 15 injured

The Delhi High Court has asked the CRPF chief to accept the surrender of one of its jawans who had run away from his battalion after ranting on the social media against Home Minister Rajnath Singh reg...

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SC issues contempt notice against Kerala government in Senkumar case

SC issues contempt notice against Kerala government in Senkumar case

In a strongly worded order, the SC bench told the Kerala government that it was wasting the court's time. Appearing for Senkumar, senior counsel Dushyant Dave told the bench that "They (Kerala gov...

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Quarter of French electorate to abstain in presidential runoff, new poll says

Former economy minister has a 24-point lead going into Sunday's runoff. Speaking on France Inter radio, Macron blamed Le Pen for spreading "fake news" and said he never held a bank account "in any t...

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Let's keep eye on Brexit goals — European Union negotiator

Let's keep eye on Brexit goals — European Union negotiator

Almost 5,000 local authority seats are being contested across England, Scotland and Wales, along with eight metropolitan mayoralties. Meanwhile, the Spanish press said May had " decided to throw dow...

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White officer pleads guilty in black man's fatal shooting

White officer pleads guilty in black man's fatal shooting

Michael Slager , the former cop who shot Walter Scott in the back while he fled, has plead guilty to an excessive force charge in federal court in connection to Scott's death. And state prosecutors ...

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United States government "needs a good 'shutdown'", President Trump says

The White House last week had dropped the request over concerns about passage of the broader spending bill; Republicans will need support from Democrats in the Senate to pass the legislation. "I think...

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British PM says Brexit threats timed to affect vote

May hopes to be able to establish the UK's future trade relationship with the European Union during talks, but Brussels has said this is not its priority at the negotiating table. Le Pen prepared ...

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Israel trims United Nations budget again over Jerusalem resolution

Wednesday's cut was the third time in recent months Israel reduced its United Nations budget over what it perceived as anti-Israel votes, putting this year's payments at $2.7 million. Israelis stood...

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Obama weighs in on French election

French far-right leader and presidential candidate Marine Le Pen blows a kiss after addressing people in Ennemain, northern France, Thursday, May 4, 2017. Merkel". Le Pen said she represents "th...

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Princess Charlotte looks cute as a button in new official birthday portrait

But while the royal couple have taken on more public engagements, they have also gone to great lengths to shield their children from the public eye and maintain some semblance of a normal upbringing. ...

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Trump, Turnbull Say Row Over US-Australian Refugee Deal Resolved

Trump, Turnbull Say Row Over US-Australian Refugee Deal Resolved

Mr. Trump said he expects the bill to pass anyway. Trump's first 100 days in office brought rollbacks of environmental regulations, an attempt to repeal his predecessor's signature healthcare law an...

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U.S. needs govt shutdown to fix mess

But Republicans have expressed enthusiasm over the inclusion of $25 billion in increased defense appropriations, additional border security funding and language authorizing the expansion of charter sc...

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Trump offers to be 'mediator' for Israeli-Palestinian peace

Yoram Meital, chairman of the Chaim Herzog Center for Middle East Studies and Diplomacy at Israel's Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, told JNS.org that Trump's reported plan to increase aid for the ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation director unapologetic about revealing Hillary Clinton info

And you can see what the president thinks of it all below. In his words, they were to "speak" or to "conceal". Comey tells the Senate Judiciary Committee that he concluded it would have been "catast...

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Trump, Putin talk by phone about Syria, North Korea, July G20 summit

According to a read out of the call, both leaders agreed the violence in Syria must come to an end. A Russian news agency says Trump and Putin also discussed holding their first in-person meeting ...

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Israel Attacks Syrian Arms Depot Near Damascus Airport

Israel shot down what it identified only as "a target" over the occupied Golan Heights on Thursday, hours after Syria accused it of hitting a military position near Damascus airport. Katz however di...

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North Korea is Really Angry at China for Scolding Them

The U.S. State Department said last month that it was aware of the report about a U.S. citizen being detained, but declined further comment "due to privacy considerations". There are also reports th...

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Suspect in Texas stabbings had mental health trouble

Suspect in Texas stabbings had mental health trouble

He did not elaborate. Austin Police Chief Brian Manley added, "There is no evidence linking this to any part of a larger plan". A GoFundMe page has been set up to raise funds for one of the vi...

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'Take his iPhone Away': Trump's Twitchy Twitter Finger Exasperates US Senators

He insisted that the bill will begin to fund Trump's promised border wall with money to replace fencing with steel wall. Missouri's U.S. Senators have responded to President Trump's Tuesday morn...

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Israel to withhold $1M in funding after UNESCO vote

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu tells 60 Minutes Israel has never been in a better place; part of his optimism relates to the election of Trump... "The United Nations Educational, Scientific and C...

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North Korean media issues rare criticism of China over nuclear warnings

It added that the Swedish embassy in Pyongyang - which handles issues involving United States citizens as Washington has no diplomatic ties with the North - was "actively involved" in talks. It also a...

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Trudeau: Canada-U.S. relationship bigger, more important than any one 'irritant'

US Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross has defended a decision by the US administration to impose new tariffs on Canadian softwood lumber imports. After repeated campaign promises to "get tough on trad...

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to assassinate Kim Jong Un

KCNA , which often carries shrill, bellicose threats against the United States, gave lengthy details about the alleged plot but said it could never be accomplished. He said the claim was more likely...

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Trump, Australia's Turnbull move to clear air after tense phone call

The crisis over North Korea's nuclear and missile programs and a fence-mending trip to Sydney by Vice President Mike Pence last month appears to have eased tension between the United States and Austra...

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Arizona Profs And Student Bash Cinco De Mayo 'Cultural Appropriation'

Arizona Profs And Student Bash Cinco De Mayo 'Cultural Appropriation'

The festival also gives the public a chance to experience the MTC campus and to learn about the state of Florida's Farmworker Career Development Program, which provides career services and training fo...

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Digvijaya booked for saying cops radicalising Muslim youths

Digvijaya booked for saying cops radicalising Muslim youths

A police case has been filed against Congress leader Digvijaya Singh for his controversial remarks on Telangana Police. "Is It ethical? Is it moral?" Singh had accused the Telangana Police of runn...

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Venezuelans again take to streets as death count jumps to 36

Venezuelans again take to streets as death count jumps to 36

Rafaela Requesens, a student leader, shouted at a wall of National Guard officers standing shoulder-to-shoulder and stopping protesters from advancing. His call to rewrite the constitution has further...

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Election Commission To Hold EVM 'Hackathon' To Prove Kejriwal And Others Wrong

Election Commission To Hold EVM 'Hackathon' To Prove Kejriwal And Others Wrong

The Election Commission (EC) will hold an "open challenge" to hack its electronic voting machines (EVMs) after consultations at an all-party meeting of recognised national and regional parties on May ...

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