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Russia-backed Syria deal enters into effect

The deal marks the latest diplomatic effort to quell the fighting, though questions have been raised about Russia's seriousness in real diplomacy. The de-escalation zones are the latest worldwide ...

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Le Pen wants negotiations to drop euro currency

Le Pen wants negotiations to drop euro currency

But Le Pen's efforts to clean up her National Front party's anti-Semitic image could be undermined by a parallel Paris event by her father, Jean-Marie, expelled from the party over his extreme views...

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Kushner Companies: We Weren't Trying To Lure Investors By Mentioning Jared

Kushner Companies: We Weren't Trying To Lure Investors By Mentioning Jared

The EB-5 visa program encourages wealthy foreign nationals to make substantial investments in US -based business ventures in exchange for a Green Card and a investor visa. They argue the program - m...

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Shabaab car bomb attack kills six in Mogadishu

Shabaab car bomb attack kills six in Mogadishu

The targets were al-Shabaab fighters tied to attacks. The raid came a day after a United States service member was killed while supporting an operation by Somalia's military in the same area west of...

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Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

Israeli Cabinet committee pushes bill that downgrades Arabic

If passed by the parliament, the legislation would become part of Israel's quasi-constitutional series of "Basic Laws" and require a special majority to repeal. "Discrimination has received a legal st...

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NKorea to host Malaysia in soccer after diplomatic dispute

A third USA citizen, Kim Sang Dok, who was associated with the same school, was detained in late April for hostile acts, according to the North's official media. The HUMINT unit to be named 524th Mili...

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UK PM Theresa May maintains strong election lead in weekend opinion polls

Results from the local elections suggest the message is getting through. A total of 4,851 council seats were up for grabs in 88 councils - all of those in Scotland and Wales and 34 in England - fiv...

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Mishra promises evidence on Kejriwal's corruption

Mishra told reporters at his residence in Civil Lines.Mr. Mishra also came out with two more charges on Monday. This is very painful for me but I can't keep quiet. In another tweet, he said, "Satyendr...

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North Korea Accuses US of Plotting Kim Assassination

North Korea Accuses US of Plotting Kim Assassination

It said the plot was a "last-ditch effort" by U.S. "imperialists" and South Korea that had gone "beyond the limits". But the carefully nurtured ties with Pyongyang and its leader Kim Jong-un came un...

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Qantas' Alan Joyce gets pie faced in Perth

Qantas' Alan Joyce gets pie faced in Perth

The man, reportedly in his 60s, then grabbed the Qantas CEO before shoving the pie in his face and casually walking off stage. The man was said to have exited calmly after undertaking the act, and w...

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UK Conservatives gain in local elections; Labour, UKIP sink

Speaking after a visit to a factory in Brentford, west London , where the Tories are hoping to overturn a Labor majority of just 465, the prime minister said: "The reality is that, despite the eviden...

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Worst border clashes in years: Are Afghanistan and Pakistan at war?

The Wesh-Chaman border crossing is a major border crossing between the two countries. Afghan Border Forces opened unprovoked fire on Pakistani officials when they were conducting population census i...

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Does Theresa May really have any hope of hitting her immigration targets?

But Theresa May believes Brexit offers an opportunity to reduce immigration by clamping down on the numbers arriving from the European Union, who now enjoy free movement rights. In the United Kingdom ...

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Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

The Palace has never been keen on phrases like "slowing down" or "taking a step back" when it comes to the Queen and Prince Philip . He will attend previously scheduled engagements until August , ...

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Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers

Police pour in to Paris' train station, evacuate passengers

Paris police spokeswoman Johanna Primevert said the operation on Monday night was meant to "remove doubt" but would not reveal what prompted it, the Associated Press reported. He said: "As we were go...

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Scottish Tories 'could win up to 15 Westminster seats'

She said: "Pete's a fantastic local MP with a lot of support locally and of course the issue at the heart of this election, not just in Perth and Perthshire but across Scotland, is a very straightforw...

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Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

Hasib's predecessor was obliterated by a US drone strike a year ago. Two rangers also died, possibly as a result of friendly fire, says US Central Command. Earlier Afghan president Ashraf Ghani in a s...

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Ted Cruz Tried To Corner Sally Yates On The Law. He Failed

Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates (who was sacked by President Trump for refusing to defend the travel ban) and former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper respond to questions...

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Yates on Trump's travel ban: 'Arguments have to be based on truth'

In her opening statement, Yates said that she planned to be as "fulsome and comprehensive as possible" within ethical and legal boundaries. Yates said she told White House counsel Donald McGahn on J...

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NAPLAN tests begin across the country

NAPLAN tests begin across the country

Students will have NAPLAN in Year 9, plus two opportunities each year through to Year 12, to meet the standards. From 2020, all Year 12 students in NSW must reach the minimum standard of numeracy an...

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Back on TV, Kimmel zings critics of his health care plea

Lower premiums, but again, Jimmy Kimmel test, can you provide access to the care that's needed? The late night talk show host took last week off, after telling viewers about his son's open-heart surge...

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SNP stalwart loses seat after three decades

Labour also lost its majority in West Dunbartonshire, where the SNP gained three seats to become the largest party with 10 councillors. Because local elections are concerned with local issues, we...

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Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan killed in April raid, Pentagon says

Leader of ISIS in Afghanistan killed in April raid, Pentagon says

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation commander in Afghanistan General John Nicholson confirmed the killing and promised that "any ISIS member that comes to Afghanistan will meet the same fate". At l...

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Judges raise thorny questions about revised Trump travel ban

News of this conspicuous disappearance did not reach the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, which was simultaneously hearing oral arguments in one of the challenges against the Muslim ban...

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Tom Price defends Medicaid cuts in new health care bill

While away from the White House , he couldn't escape the heated debate over his health care repeal and reform legislation. We can respect that. We recently asked you to support our journalism. ...

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Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

Macron wins French presidency, to European allies' relief

Polls released shortly after Mr Macron's victory suggested he and his allies in the centrist Modem party would come out top in the first round on 11 June, with 24%-26% of the vote. Of course, the medi...

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China to let firms tap stock markets for new Silk Road projects

China to let firms tap stock markets for new Silk Road projects

China has increased its presence in the Indian Ocean+". Jin Liqun, president of the newly created Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank, a Chinese state-backed multilateral, said the government had "...

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Chibok girls: PDP faults prisoner swap deal

Mr Buhari said he was joyous that they were free. Shortly after meeting the freed schoolgirls, Buhari announced that he will be returning to London for medical treatment. Some parents did not live l...

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Appeals court hears arguments on Trump's revised travel ban

He described the ban as merely a handful of statements by the candidate, rather than a central piece of Trump's campaign, and said the Maryland judge had mistakenly conducted a "psychoanalysis" of the...

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Duterte Visits Chinese Warships Visiting Philippines President's Hometown

Duterte Visits Chinese Warships Visiting Philippines President's Hometown

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte chairs the Association of Southeast Asian Nations this year. The Asean leaders in attendance were Myanmar state counselor Aung San Suu Kyi, Singapore Prime Min...

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Journalist was threatened and harassed while covering Kushner pitch to Chinese investors

Nichole Kushner Meyer told more than 100 people at a Beijing hotel Saturday "that the $976 million project - twin 66-story towers with almost 1,500 apartments - 'means a lot to me and my entire fam...

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Flynn Never Told DIA That Russians Paid Him, Officials Say

Spicer defended Donald Trump's former national security adviser, saying that President Obama's reason for warning Trump against Flynn was because he was "outspoken about Obama's lack of strategy" on...

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Trump's Son-in-Law Urged to Recuse Himself From All China Matters

Trump's Son-in-Law Urged to Recuse Himself From All China Matters

Recent business activities from Jared Kushner's family are inspiring new questions about whether President Trump's administration is rife with conflicts of interest. "It says that visas-and eventual...

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Pakistan dispatches supplies to southwest border villages

Pakistan dispatches supplies to southwest border villages

Afghan and Pakistani security forces have been fighting since Friday when 10 Pakistani civilians were killed and more than 40 people, including women and children, were injured in in firing by Afghan ...

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The most striking quotes from James Comey's testimony

Trump tweeted later Tuesday night that Comey "was the best thing that ever happened to Hillary Clinton in that he gave her a free pass for many bad deeds". Comey, in the most impassioned and public de...

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