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Trump to work as 'mediator' for Middle East peace

Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas (mahk-MOOD' ah-BAHS') says in a meeting with President Donald Trump that he's hopeful for bringing about peace with Israel "based on the vision of two states", based...

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UNESCO votes to condemn Israeli occupation of Jerusalem

Citing ongoing Israeli settlement expansion in East Jerusalem , Qanou called on the Muslim world and the global community to recognize and practice the terms of the resolution. The resolution, passed...

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Turkey bombs Kurdish fighters in Iraq and Syria, killing more than 20

A Turkish military statement said the pre-dawn strikes hit targets on the Sinjar Mountain in northern Iraq and also in a mountainous region in Syria. The Turkish strikes also killed six pro-Ankara K...

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Russia-backed safe zone plans a bid to divide Syria, say opponents

This is the first plan, however, to envisage armed foreign monitors on the ground in Syria. Lavrentyev, whose remarks were carried by Russian news agencies, said "the operation of aviation in the de...

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S.Korea's new president says willing to visit rival N.Korea

He also said he is prepared to negotiate over a contentious missile-defense system deployed in the country by USA that Beijing objects to. Beijing says the system threatens China's own security beca...

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Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

Trump Confident Senate Will Join House in Repealing US Health Law

Susan Collins suggesting her chamber will shelve the recently passed House measure and "start from scratch". "We're going to draft our bill, and I'm convinced we will take the time to do it right", ...

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Afghanistan reacts at Pakistani claims regarding the killing of 50 Afghan troops

Afghanistan reacts at Pakistani claims regarding the killing of 50 Afghan troops

In Afghanistan, police said Pakistani fire wounded two of its security personnel. Pakistani General Anjum blamed Afghan forces for initiating the conflict by staging an "unprovoked" attack on a gove...

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UK prosecutors reject charges over election expense claims

UK prosecutors reject charges over election expense claims

David Nuttall, who is now standing for re-election to the Bury North seat, welcomed the CPS' decision. Polls suggest that May is on course to win a landslide victory on June 8 and boost her majority...

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EU Commission: English Language Losing Importance in Europe Amid Brexit

May used an extraordinary press conference outside Downing Street on Wednesday to accuse Brussels of trying to influence next month's general election with "threats against Britain" over Brexit talks....

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'Dangal' mints over Rs 80 crore in China in opening weekend

'Dangal' mints over Rs 80 crore in China in opening weekend

Shetty is partner of Strategic Alliance, a Chinese firm promoting Indian films in China. The film was well received in China and was released in almost 2000 screens in China. Baahubali 2 has broken al...

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White House Postpones Another Climate Change Meeting

White House Postpones Another Climate Change Meeting

The delay means that the Trump administration will have to navigate three critical worldwide meetings this month alone without formulating its position on climate policy: The current meeting in Bo...

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Arrested in Paris For Vandalism and Violent Clashes on Election Night

Arrested in Paris For Vandalism and Violent Clashes on Election Night

Macron said he understood that some voters backed him reluctantly, simply to keep out Le Pen and her National Front party, which has a long history of anti-Semitism and racism. In her concession speec...

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North Korea threatens 'CIA terrorists', claims US, South Korea behind assassination plot

Permanent Mission to the United Nations on Tuesday. The accusation came amid sharply increased tensions between the United States and North Korea over Pyongyang's nuclear and missile programs, and j...

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Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill

Trump pushes Senate Republicans to act on health care bill

Whether it's at your state house or another public space in your city, a great way to visibly show dissent is to get out there and protest. "And for once, the people with more votes won". Andrew W. ...

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Dance Moms Star Abby Lee Miller is Going to Prison For Fraud

E! She allegedly hid the money in secret bank accounts from 2012 to 2013. Miller was indicted on almost two dozen counts of fraud about a year and a half ago, in October 2015; she stepped down from ...

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Official says WH has approved weapons for Kurds

Official says WH has approved weapons for Kurds

Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan is expected to meet Trump in Washington next week. In her statement, White said the US prioritizes its support for the Arab elements of the SDF. "This will not be ...

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Moon's turbulent life before winning S. Korean presidency

Moon said in his first speech as president he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Washington and Beijing to ease the row over a USA m...

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Liberal Moon Jae-in Declares Victory in South Korean Presidential Election

Moon decisively won South Korea's presidential election on Tuesday, ending almost a decade of conservative rule and bringing a more conciliatory approach toward Pyongyang. In line with the terms of ...

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Rochester leader laments firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation boss Comey

One interesting part of this letter is the second paragraph, were the President notes that Comey told him - three times - that he was the target of any investigation. Indeed, Trump revealed his an...

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BC in for minority government

Clark, 51, told supporters early Wednesday she intends to remain premier despite coming one seat shy of the bare minimum 44-seat threshold needed to form a majority government. "Now is not the time fo...

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Pentagon Reassures Turkey on Equipping Kurdish Elements in Syria

Pentagon Reassures Turkey on Equipping Kurdish Elements in Syria

The Pentagon made the announcement on Tuesday, stressing that arming the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) is to "ensure a clear victory" in operations aimed at the liberation of Raqqah from the Daesh ...

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German local vote is test for Merkel's challenger

German local vote is test for Merkel's challenger

At national level, the liberals have served as junior coalition partner to the CDU and its Bavarian sister party, the CSU, for nearly half of federal Germany's post-war history. "That will be a differ...

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North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un

North Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of 'bio-chemical' plot against Kim Jong Un

The North Korean Ministry of State Security released an official statement in which it called both the US Central Intelligence Agency and South Korea's Intelligence Service a " hotbed of evils in th...

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Trump's mixed messages on ex-FBI Director Comey

Trump's mixed messages on ex-FBI Director Comey

Donald Trump wrote a letter to Mr Comey informing him that was being "terminated and removed from office, effective immediately" over his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation. In fa...

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Trump commits to Israeli-Palestinian peace deal: 'We will do it'

Mr Trump's optimistic comments, made at his first face-to-face talks with the Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in the White House , are likely to raise eyebrows in diplomatic circles given the int...

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Netanyahu Slams CNN, NYT Reporting on Hamas as 'Fake News'

Netanyahu Slams CNN, NYT Reporting on Hamas as 'Fake News'

Haniya, who was chosen by the party as its new leader on Saturday, said the Islamist movement stood with the hundreds of prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails. The 1988 charter was condemned for...

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Liberal Moon Jae-in wins S. Korean presidential election

Only now, the stakes are much higher. The North cites the wargames as one justification for its continued development of nuclear weapons and long-range missiles. The South recently deployed a USA mi...

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Trump to announce federal court nominees

If confirmed by the Senate, Stas would replace Diana Murphy, who resigned as an appeals court judge late past year. Trump's move - which will take his total number of judicial nominees to 12 - marks...

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French voters in Slovakia elected Macron

French voters in Slovakia elected Macron

The French spend too much money and they spend too much in the wrong places. Macron is the first president of modern France elected as an independent. And on top of that, En Marche is under-financed...

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Tom Price Defends Pre-Existing Coverage in GOP Health Plan

Meanwhile, because the act eliminates the penalty for not having coverage, insurers announce that they're canceling plans or sharply raising premiums for 2018 out of fear that more healthy people will...

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Republican Senators: "Zero Chance" New Health Care Bill Is Passed

Priebus was on "Fox News Sunday". Or, to reach an even larger platform, use the hashtag #ObamacareHelpedMe to get your story out there. Sure enough, by 2017, the Republican Party could claim vindica...

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German polls: Merkel party leads in local vote

German polls: Merkel party leads in local vote

Social Democratic governor Torsten Albig is defending a slim majority for his governing coalition with the Greens and the left-leaning SSW party, which represents the region's Danish minority. Daniel ...

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Police fire tear gas at May Day protesters

Riot police officers take position as they face protesters during the May Day demonstration. Ms Le Pen has vowed to have a referendum on the membership of the European Union within six months if she...

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Trump Fires FBI Director Comey

Officials said Comey was sacked because senior Justice Department officials concluded that he had violated Justice Department principles and procedures previous year by publicly discussing the inves...

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Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections

Pentagon says it will arm Syrian Kurds, despite Turkey's objections

The U.S. alliance with Turkey has proven decisive in the battle against IS in Syria, providing the coalition with access to Turkey's Incirlik air base to wage strikes against the militants, officials ...

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