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Britain 'underestimates' Brexit challenge, European Commission chief says

European Union leaders agreed on Saturday that they would only start talks on issues such as future trading arrangements after "sufficient progress" was made on the terms of Britain's departure. Thoug...

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Tony Blair backs Theresa May to win the election

Critics, however, noted that when it came to questions of immigration, Starmer only said "rules will have to change after we leave the European Union". But outlining Labour's Brexit strategy Sir Keir ...

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Erdogan slams 'occupation' of Jerusalem, draws Israel's ire

The Israel Foreign Ministry responded to Erdogan's comments with a strongly-worded statement: "Whoever systematically violates human rights in their own country should not preach morality to the onl...

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Hanford nuclear waste tunnel collapses

Hanford nuclear waste tunnel collapses

Workers believe the collapse may have been caused by road crews doing construction above the tunnel location, according to the DOE. It has about 56 million gallons of nuclear waste stored in undergrou...

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Canada To Fight US Lumber Duties

Irving, Canfor Corporation, and Resolute FP Canada and West Fraser Mills. After repeated campaign promises to "get tough on trade", President Donald Trump just moved to slap a roughly 20 percent ...

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Can South Korea's Moon make 'sunshine' again with defiant North?

His chief rival is former software mogul Ahn Cheol-soo, who is more centrist than Moon and has a tougher stance on North Korea that would more closely align with the conservative approach of sanctions...

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Afghan forces advance against Islamic State group

Afghan forces advance against Islamic State group

Abdul Rahman Mangal, a spokesman for the provincial governor said "local Taliban commanders" were among those killed in the attack that targeted the militants in the provincial capital, Maidan Shahr.M...

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Boko Haram leaders released in exchange for 82 Nigerian schoolgirls

The military source said the girls had been flown from Banki near the border with Cameroon to Maiduguri and then Abuja , where they will shortly meet the president. May 18, 2016: Relative says one of...

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PKK camps in north Iraq targeted by Turkish airstrikes

PKK camps in north Iraq targeted by Turkish airstrikes

The PKK, which is listed as a terrorist organization by Turkey, the US, and European Union, has been responsible for more than 1,200 deaths since July 2015. Iranian-Turkish border stretches from north...

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Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

Koreans vote for new president to succeed ousted Park

Official results weren't expected for hours, but the exit poll of about 89,000 voters at 330 polling stations, jointly commissioned by three major television stations and released just after polls clo...

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Trump OK's offshore oil drilling: Outraged LA Council says 'no way'

On Friday, Trump signed an executive order aimed at reducing restrictions on oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic. Working to dismantle his predecessor's environmental legacy, President Donald...

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1 dead, 3 injured in stabbing in university campus in US

1 dead, 3 injured in stabbing in university campus in US

Speaking of the student after the attack, UT-Austin President Gregory L. Fenves made mention of the student's penchant for music. White was always smiling and happy-go-lucky when they would chat befor...

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House Health Care Bill Faces Uncertain Fate In The Senate

And Democrats are playing politics. On Sunday, he urged Republican senators to not fail the American people. Chief among them: a guarantee of paying the same amount for coverage regardless of heal...

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Syria safe zones: Fighting 'eases' as plan takes effect

The Pentagon has said the de-escalation agreement will not affect its campaign against ISIS. The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said government forces clashed with rebels in the northwestern Sy...

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Can the 'de-escalation' plan in Syria work?

Can the 'de-escalation' plan in Syria work?

This photo provided by Azaz Media Office, a Syrian anti-government activist group, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, shows Syrian citizens and civil defense wo...

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3 killed, 17 injured in cross-border firing by Afghan forces

The situation remained tense in the border town as the Friendship Gate between the two countries remained closed for the third straight day. During the meeting, the geological experts mutually decid...

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Dallas police fires officer for fatally shooting teen in vehicle

Police arrived at the scene to investigate an underage drinking complaint and spotted the vehicle leaving. Chief Haber said Oliver violated several department policies in the shooting , but would...

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Former official says she warned White House about Flynn

She said she told Mr McGahn she had seen statements regarding Mr Flynn's contacts with the Russian envoy "that we knew not to be truth". US President Donald Trump insisted there is no evidence he ...

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Backer of GOP health care bill dodges pre-existing conditions issue

If they don't, the higher premiums they are charged would revert back to standard rates after 12 months, assuming the customer could afford to keep paying. On "State of the Union" earlier Sunday morni...

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

John Nicholson said in a statement from U.S. military headquarters in Kabul. Analysts described him as "obscure", but authorities ascribed responsibility to him for high-profile assaults in Kabul, i...

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Graham takes shot at Trump in Russian Federation hearing

Graham takes shot at Trump in Russian Federation hearing

Remarkably, this is a point on which the current and former administrations mostly agree. Graham asked Yates whether she had any information about whether there was collusion between members of the ...

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Obama's Chicago library is going to be a little bit flashy

Obama's Chicago library is going to be a little bit flashy

Obama said . Called the Obama Presidential Center , it will feature a library, museum, auditorium, restaurant, and public park. The Obamas plan to host a roundtable discussion with an estimated 300...

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North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting assassination attempt

North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting assassination attempt

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un waves to people attending a military parade marking the 105th birth anniversary of country's founding father, Kim Il Sung in Pyongyang, April 15, 2017. The US House o...

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Palestinian hunger-strikers are being 'cynically exploited', says Israeli minister

On Israel's part, a minister appeared to suggest prison officials had been involved in introducing the food into the cell where Barghouti was being held in solitary confinement with the aim of temptin...

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AAP hacked 'look-alike' gadget, not our EVM

The Election Commission has time and again rubbished allegations that EVMs can be programmed to favour any particular party. Senior advocate Dushyant Dave, appearing for Arvind Kejriwal's party, arg...

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Chinese president sends congratulatory message to French president-elect

The centrist's emphatic victory brought comfort to investors and European allies alike, who had been nervous about the risk of another populist upheaval, following Britain's vote to quit the EU and ...

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North Korea Pens Singular, Scathing Criticism Of Its Singular Ally, China

North Korea Pens Singular, Scathing Criticism Of Its Singular Ally, China

Recent months have seen growing tension between North Korea and the U.S. largely spurred by the rogue state's continued work on developing a nuclear and missile programme despite worldwide sanctions. ...

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Himachal Pradesh HPBOSE Class 10 results 2017 announced at hpbose.org

Himachal Pradesh HPBOSE Class 10 results 2017 announced at hpbose.org

Dharmashala was founded in 1969 headquartered at Shimla and it was later shifted to Dharmashala in January 1983. Stay tuned for more updates on HPBOSE revaluation, recorrection fees details, last ...

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Mortar fire from Syrian govt area hits Turkish military outpost

Mortar fire from Syrian govt area hits Turkish military outpost

On Tuesday, Ankara launched dozens of airstrikes on Kurdish positions in both Syria and Iraq . Turkey has regularly bombed the mountainous border area between Iraq and Turkey where PKK mi...

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Fired by Trump, former acting AG to testify on Russia

Fired by Trump, former acting AG to testify on Russia

Attorneys for Yates and Flynn did not respond to inquiries seeking comment. He accepted the payments, the investigators say, after specifically being warned when he retired from the military to not ta...

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United States at odds with Russian Federation over Syria's no-fly zones

United States at odds with Russian Federation over Syria's no-fly zones

He said they would be allowed to fly only in eastern Syria over Islamic State group-held areas, apparently excluding the entire western spine of the country. By Saturday morning "relative calm" was ...

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Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban

Mexico and police chief slam Texas' new 'sanctuary city' ban

Elected or appointed officials can face removal from office if they do not comply, and the law also permits local law enforcement to ask about a person's immigration status during routine stops. Mexic...

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Macron's victory march to Europe's anthem said more than words

Macron handily defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential runoff, and now must pull together a majority of lawmakers in the mid-June legislative election. But afte...

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Israel linked to series of blasts in Damascus

They, too, specified that the strikes targeted an ammunition depot complex near Damascus airport that is used by Iranian-backed forces supplied via an air corridor between the Syrian capital and Tehra...

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United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

United Kingdom election: Sturgeon plays down Tory threat in Scotland

And the SNP have not had any difficulty increasing their vote in local by-elections during the last two years. The turnout for this ward was 45.3 percent, up from 35.30 percent in 2012. Because loca...

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