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Leader on hunger strike caught eating

Public Security Minister Gilad Erdan said Monday that he hopes that Palestinian prisoners now on a hunger-strike are aware that their most public figure has broken the protest. A senior US official sa...

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Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties

Kushner firm apologizes for reference to White House ties

The presentation caused an ethics firestorm, in no small part because the event organizers explicitly played up the role of the presenter: Nicole Kushner Meyer , sister to White House adviser Jared K...

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With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

With Macron win confirmed, European market rally hits pause

The parliamentary elections are scheduled for June 11 and 18. The polls were correct, and Macron won way in excess of the 50 percent required in the final round of an election that has left France...

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Yates: DOJ feared Russian Federation could blackmail Flynn

A White House official told CNN that the administration plans to rebut Yates by employing two strategies: Calling into question her objectivity by arguing she is a partisan Democrat and questionin...

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Israel to Cut UN Funding Over UNESCO Vote on Jerusalem 'Occupation'

Most of the global community considers East Jerusalem to be occupied territory, a view the U.N. Security Council reaffirmed in December. "There is no other people in the world for whom Jerusalem ...

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Canada has been 'very rough' on US

Canada has been 'very rough' on US

On Monday, the USA imposed significant new duties of up to 24 per cent on lumber imports. President Donald Trump is promising action regarding a dairy trade dispute between the United States and C...

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Queen Elizabeth's Husband Prince Philip Announces Retirement From Public Engagements

Queen Elizabeth's Husband Prince Philip Announces Retirement From Public Engagements

He once admitted the curtailment of his career was "disappointing", but said that "being married to the queen, it seemed to me that my first duty was to serve her in the best way I could". Such public...

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If Michael Flynn took money from Russian Federation, it's

If Michael Flynn took money from Russian Federation, it's "inappropriate", House Oversight says

Chaffetz said Flynn was obligated as a retired Army officer to request permission from both the Defense and State departments about prospective foreign government payments before he received them. R...

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Death toll in Venezuela protests up to 36 with police death

The Head of the Presidential Commission for the Constituent National Assembly Elias Jaua said today that this legislative process called by President Nicolas Maduro on May 1st, is key to guarantee sta...

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New photo celebrates Princess Charlotte's second birthday

New photo celebrates Princess Charlotte's second birthday

Princess Charlotte photographed by her mother Kate the Duchess of Cambridge. And while fans hadn't seen new pics of Charlotte since December, the royal family chose to release a new royal portrai...

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$1m in Israeli Aid for UNESCO Cut over Jerusalem Resolution

The resolution is similar to a previous UNESCO decision passed a year ago, which sharply criticized Israel's management of Palestinian religious sites, including al-Aqsa mosque. It further cited I...

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Supreme court rules liquor baron Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court

Supreme court rules liquor baron Vijay Mallya guilty of contempt of court

India are continuing to seek his extradition which relates to a whole host of charges against the now-defunct Kingfisher Airlines. Mallya was accused by the Union government as well as banks of violat...

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Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18

Local officials removed after Chinese mine accident kills 18

Investigators are testing the makeup of the poisonous gas. Police have detained unspecified people pending an investigation. China is the world's largest coal producer and witnesses deadly acciden...

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Trout's hamstring looks OK, but not ready to play for Angels

Trout's hamstring looks OK, but not ready to play for Angels

Trout also missed Saturday's game against the Astros and Thursday's game at Seattle to rest his leg. Of course they don't want their best player missing any more games than necessary. Trout off to a v...

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Chhattisgarh's Bastar to face enhanced counter-insurgency ops by CRPF

He was accompanied by Chief Minister Raman Singh and Minister of State for Home Affairs Hansraj Ahir. Singh said the attack was a cold blooded murder and an act of cowardice and desperation. "They w...

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Clapper Warns Congressional IT Systems are a Russian Target

Clapper Warns Congressional IT Systems are a Russian Target

Asked whether Moscow had sought to influence the result of the United States presidential election , Putin replied, "Read my lips - no", saying the word "no" in English so as to clearly highlight the...

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Syrian army advances at edge of cease-fire zone

But it remains to be seen whether this latest worldwide effort will be any different than numerous other attempts that have thus far failed to end the six-year conflict. warplanes over Syria. The id...

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Insulted by BJP MLA, woman IPS officer's will melt your heart

Insulted by BJP MLA, woman IPS officer's will melt your heart

Nigam is also famous as lady Singham in media circles for her proactive role in cracking down on eve teasers through anti-Romeo sqauds. MLA Radha Mohan Agarwal, IPS officer Charu Nigam . On Monday ...

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Trump to Rollback Student Meal Plan Initiated by Michelle Obama

Trump to Rollback Student Meal Plan Initiated by Michelle Obama

Perdue said the changes would make school lunches "more appealing to students", but parents protesting outside Catoctin Elementary School held signs that read "Children deserve better". Efforts to...

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Learnt to fight corruption from you: Suspended AAP MLA Kapil Mishra

I am going to file FIRs against the person from whom I have learnt to fight against corruption and to take a stand for the truth. The results of the Punjab polls belied AAP's expectations and allowed ...

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Obama warned Trump against hiring Flynn before inauguration

Shortly after Trump issued his first travel ban, Yates directed the Justice Department not to enforce it. Trump promptly fired her and appointed US Attorney Dana Boente to take her place until the S...

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Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for two years for blasphemy

Ahok was accused of blasphemy a year ago when a video surfaced of him telling voters they were being deceived if they believed a specific verse in the Koran prohibited Muslims from electing a non-Musl...

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Northstaters know their Cinco de Mayo history

It's the Mexican St. Patrick's Day - that no one in Mexico really celebrates - but hey, who's above using whatever reason possible to throw back some ice cold cervezas and shots of tequila? Cinc...

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Israel slams 'rights violator' Erdogan over Jerusalem remarks

The president added that the global community remains silent on Israel's treatment of Palestinians. Israel's Ministry of Foreign Affairs responded to Erdogan's comments in a statement issued on Mo...

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Israel's Netanyahu says Palestinians don't educate to peace

Israel's Netanyahu says Palestinians don't educate to peace

Yeah, about that - he's been caught by the prison security cameras secretly eating in the toilet in his prison cell. "As I said from the very beginning, this hunger strike was never about the condit...

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AAP crisis: Day of allegations, counter-allegations

AAP crisis: Day of allegations, counter-allegations

On Monday, Mishra filed a complaint regarding what is known as the Water Tanker Scam with the Anti-Corruption Branch (ACB), saying Kejriwal delayed action in the case. "AAP is my party, no one can thr...

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Macron win alone won't keep the French bond party going

Macron win alone won't keep the French bond party going

The same NPR story predictably called Le Pen, 48, a "far-right firebrand" in a country known for its socialist politics. "Tonight, I am no longer the president of the National Front". The interventi...

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Unified Oversight Leaders Say 'No Evidence' Flynn Followed Law on Foreign Payments

Unified Oversight Leaders Say 'No Evidence' Flynn Followed Law on Foreign Payments

The bipartisan accusations that Flynn may have broken the law come as his foreign contacts are being examined by other congressional committees as part of investigations into Russian meddling in the...

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UK PM May's Conservatives make gains in local elections

However, within Scotland, the Conservatives had the biggest gains, up 164 seats to 276. After seeing Ukip lose all 10 of its councillors in its former stronghold of Lincolnshire on Thursday, Mr Nutt...

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Final results confirm Macron wins French presidential election

It wants to be the biggest party but at the moment has no seats at all. In France, the major party of the center-left has basically made itself electorally irrelevant by nominating an uncharismatic, i...

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More than 100 arrested in Paris after Macron win

In a ceremony at the Arc de Triomphe to observe the 72nd anniversary of the end of World War II, Mr Macron appeared beside Mr Hollande. "I will always be at his side", Hollande added. "A part of the...

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Trump's team 'was warned Russians could blackmail' Michael Flynn

But she said she didn't know if the White House took any additional steps to restrict Flynn's access to sensitive or classified information. Mr Flynn became the subject of public concern in ea...

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Korea-Malaysia game to be played in Pyongyang

Kim Hak-Song, who is also known as Jin Xuesong in Chinese, was arrested in Pyongyang on Saturday as he was about to leave North Korea after a visit of several weeks, during which he carried out agricu...

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Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Yates: Alarm about Russian blackmail led to warning on Flynn

Those conversations were secretly monitored by federal authorities, as are most communications involving foreign diplomats. That day, he wrote a letter to the department in which he said those off...

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to murder Kim Jong

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to murder Kim Jong

North Korea's Ministry of State Security claimed the substances employed in the alleged attack could be used remotely and with a delayed effect. North Korea state media also reported that on Frida...

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