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What US-Russia crisis? Trump seeks closer ties in WH meeting

Addressing reporters later in the day, after his Oval Office meeting with Trump, Lavrov showed his irritation over repeated questions about Russia's alleged interference in the presidential election...

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Fidget Spinners: There are millions of excuses not to put them down

Fidget Spinners: There are millions of excuses not to put them down

Teachers however are less impressed with the craze, with some schools banning the spinners claiming they distract students from their work. One student said the toy helps her focus. Right now, she s...

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Poll shows Trump's approval rating at near-historic lows and

Poll shows Trump's approval rating at near-historic lows and

White men also narrowly approved of Trump, 48 percent to 46 percent, after they approved of him by a 53 percent to 41 percent margin in April. They do not believe Trump is honest, has good leadership ...

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Abe, Moon discuss North Korea, 'comfort women' issue

However, US taking unilateral action would be unwise given that its allies South Korea and Japan are within range of North Korean missiles and artillery. The deployment of THAAD was agreed by former P...

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Angela Merkel rules out Turkish vote on death penalty in Germany

Angela Merkel rules out Turkish vote on death penalty in Germany

Even though Turkey abolished the death penalty in 2004 (as part of a campaign for European Union membership), Erdogan has said he will approve its reinstatement if the measure is backed in a referen...

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Who coined 'prime the pump'? Definitely not Donald Trump

Because I haven't heard it . TRUMP: It is okay, because it won't increase it for long. Speaking to the Economist , in an interview published on Thursday , Trump said he didn't mind if his ta...

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Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant

Hamas announces arrest in shooting of top militant

Israel sentenced Fuqaha to life in prison and an additional 50 years for allegedly planning a suicide bombing on a bus in northern Israel in 2002, which killed nine Israelis. Israel and Hamas, an Isla...

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South Korea's new leader discusses North Korea, defense system with China's Xi

China was willing to keep working hard with all parties, including South Korea, for the peace and prosperity of the Korean peninsula, Xi said. "We can not say there have not been ups and downs in th...

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Emmanuel Macron invited US scientists to France in a dig at Trump

The question of whether Macron will be able to respond to the needs of the far-right is the second challenge of his presidency. Mr Macron believes the French people will give him another victory in ...

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Trump Administration Eases Michelle Obama's School Lunch Restrictions

Trump Administration Eases Michelle Obama's School Lunch Restrictions

Schools, according the U.S. Department of Agriculture, want more control over the sodium , whole grains, and milk they are now serving children. For starters, schools can now serve chocolate or s...

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Work begins to fill hole at collapsed Hanford tunnel

HANFORD LATEST: Due to continued danger posed by exposed radioactive equipment in tunnel - vast majority of workers told to stay home today. Inslee said that federal, state and local officials a...

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Washington's decision to arm Syrian Kurdish group is

Washington's decision to arm Syrian Kurdish group is "unacceptable": Turkey's PM

The issue risks further stoking tensions between Ankara and Washington less than a week before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Washington to meet his USA counterpart Donald Trump, in their...

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Michael Flynn ordered to hand documents to Senate committee

Michael Flynn ordered to hand documents to Senate committee

The Intelligence Committee's subpoena comes the day after President Trump abruptly fired FBI Director James Comey , claiming Comey was no longer doing a good job. The longtime Trump confidante also s...

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Senator: White House Defending Trump Over Nation

Senator: White House Defending Trump Over Nation

Yates said in her testimony she had a meeting with White House Counsel Donald McGahn on January 26 to inform him about Vice President Mike Pence's statements based on his conversations with former...

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How the Outcome of the French Election Will Impact Europe

How the Outcome of the French Election Will Impact Europe

Mr. Macron has promised that half of those candidates will be new to elected politics, as he was before his victory on Sunday. The 39-year-old former investment banker inherits a country still in a ...

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Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

Trump signs executive order to prevent computer hacking

Trump gave federal agencies and departments 90 days to identify risks to their networks and submit plans of action to the Department of Homeland Security and the Office of Management and Budget. The...

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Tamil Nadu HSC results 2017

Tamil Nadu HSC results 2017

It is confirmed that result will be released at 10:00 AM today morning and students can check their results on tnresults .nic.in once it is released. The Tamil Nadu HSC students are mostly like to ...

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President Trump launches first campaign ad for 2020 election -- 1282 days away

President Trump launches first campaign ad for 2020 election -- 1282 days away

President Donald Trump is three years away from his next election, but his campaign has already released an ad highlighting the work the president has done in his first 100 days in office. "You wouldn...

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Trump picks rally, snubs press gala

Trump picks rally, snubs press gala

Inside the ballroom, storied journalists celebrated the first amendment as President Donald Trump rocked a patriotic rally in Pennsylvania to mark his 100th day in office. Surprise! Will Ferrell reviv...

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Conservatives claim there are no more 'no-go areas' in Scotland

ICM said the centrist Liberal Democrat Party was on 9 percent, up one point from last week, while the anti-European Union UK Independence Party fell two points to 6 percent. The Conservatives sent out...

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Former Trump security aide was Russian Federation blackmail risk: ex

Former Trump security aide was Russian Federation blackmail risk: ex

Yates testified at a Senate Judiciary subcommittee hearing that focused primarily on Flynn, and did not shed much light on other aspects of investigations of allegations that Russian Federation meddle...

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McMaster says we should be 'prepared' for North Korea

McMaster says we should be 'prepared' for North Korea

North Korean ballistic missile tests are banned by the United Nations because they are seen as part of the North's push for a nuclear-tipped weapon that can hit the U.S. "They've had like four or five...

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EBRD reduces investment in Ukraine by more than 40%

EBRD reduces investment in Ukraine by more than 40%

The latest forecasts reveal a narrowing of an East-West growth gap that has characterised the economies of the EBRD regions in recent years following a stronger upturn of growth in the East. That wo...

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United Nations organization: Israel is an 'occupying power'

Meanwhile, the Foreign Ministry summoned the Swedish Ambassador to Israel Carl Magnus Nesser Wednesday morning, following Sweden's support for the UNESCO resolution critical of Israel's policy a day e...

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North Korea Accuses CIA, South Korea of 'Bio-Chemical' Assassination Plot

North Korea Accuses CIA, South Korea of 'Bio-Chemical' Assassination Plot

The statement , carried by North Korean news agency KCNA, said the alleged plot included the use of "biochemical substances including radioactive substance and nano poisonous substance". It even of...

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Austrian Vice Chancellor resigns after internal party rows

Austrian Vice Chancellor resigns after internal party rows

Speaking at a press conference Wednesday, Mitterlehner said that his resignation from the Austrian People's Party would be effective from Friday while the official resignation from his vice chancellor...

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A timeline of Yates' warnings to the White House about Mike Flynn

A timeline of Yates' warnings to the White House about Mike Flynn

The Flynn case re-emerged to dog the administration on Monday, when Yates testified to Congress that she met with White House counsel Donald McGahn on January 26 and told him that Flynn was compromi...

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US may send Patriot missile to Lithuania amid Moscow threat

US may send Patriot missile to Lithuania amid Moscow threat

That would likely happen before the Russian drills began, they said. North Atlantic Treaty Organisation made a decision to deploy multinational battalions to Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia and Poland on...

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Pakistan's army assures commitment to democracy after row with government

Pakistan's army assures commitment to democracy after row with government

Senior Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) leader and veteran lawyer Aitzaz Ahsan has demanded resignation from DG ISPR over controversial tweet on Dawn Leaks. Editors at Dawn and Almeida were not availa...

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Indian high court denied right to prosecute state chief

Indian high court denied right to prosecute state chief

Adityanath had spent 11 days in a Gorakhpur jail in February 2007 for his alleged role in the riot. In its affidavit, the government said that sanction for prosecution under different IPC sections i...

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Turkish official: US arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

Turkish official: US arming Kurds 'unacceptable'

Mattis said he had open and useful discussions with Turkish officials Tuesday, a. Turkey is the only majority Muslim country in the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, and it hosts more than ...

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Cool, wet weather on tap for Wednesday

Cool, wet weather on tap for Wednesday

Tonight: partly cloudy to mostly clear, patchy fog. By Thursday afternoon the area will have sunny to mostly sunny skies, highs in the low/ mid-80s and winds from the southwest at 5-15 miles per ...

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Silva stars as City thrash Palace to maintain Champions League bid

City lined up in a 4-1-4-1 formation, with Silva spending most of the match operating as a No. 10 - a glance at the two teams' average position maps shows the 31-year-old just behind lone striker Gabr...

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Gujarat Board (GSEB) 12th Class 2017 Results Out | Check Now!

Gujarat Board (GSEB) 12th Class 2017 Results Out | Check Now!

The overall pass percentage was 79.03 a year ago, lower than 2015 performance. More than 1.4 lakh students written their exams this year in science stream and they are eagerly waiting for their re...

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Kosovo president consults politicians on setting polls date

Kosovo president consults politicians on setting polls date

Hashim Thaci's meeting on Thursday follows the fall of Prime Minister Isa Mustafa's government in a no-confidence vote, about a year before an election was due. Mr Mustafa opposed the motion, saying i...

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