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Third North Korean dud testing The Donald's patience

Third North Korean dud testing The Donald's patience

Responding to the development, US President Donald Trump slammed North Korea for the provocative move. When host John Dickerson prodded to see whether that meant Trump was considering military actio...

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SoftBank sinks $500M into United Kingdom virtual reality startup

SoftBank sinks $500M into United Kingdom virtual reality startup

The round was led by SoftBank , which took a non-controlling stake in Improbable, with participation from existing investors Andreessen Horowitz and Horizons Ventures. Improbable says its cutting-...

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Korea's Moon to send delegation to China amid frayed ties

SOUTH Korea's President Moon Jae-in is to send special envoys to China to discuss issues concerning a United States missile defense system and North Korea. Moon, South Korea's first liberal leader in ...

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Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Turkish President Recep Erdogan called on the USA government to abandon its decision to deliver weapons to the main Syrian Kurdish militia in the battle against Islamic State extremists. The full li...

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EVM row: All eyes on crucial 'EC all-party' meet today

Opposition parties including the Congress and the Trinamool Congress had earlier petitioned the poll panel as well as President Pranab Mukherjee about the vulnerability of the EVMs. An expert panel in...

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Labour loses overall control of Glasgow City Council

The Tory leader said she would fight for every vote on 8 June to strengthen her hand in Brexit talks. Campaign for Socialism spokesman Martyn Cook said: " Labour is being squeezed between two incre...

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Xi nudges Moon to think twice on THAAD

North Korea will seek the extradition of anyone involved in what it says was a CIA-backed plot to kill leader Kim Jung-un last month with a biochemical weapon, a top official says. While South Korea, ...

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Spicer defends time gap before White House acted on Michael Flynn

Spicer defends time gap before White House acted on Michael Flynn

Trump, who fired Yates soon after taking office, fired off a series of pre-emptive strikes ahead of her appearance on Capitol Hill, accusing Obama of enabling Flynn and assailing Yates for allegedly l...

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Acting FBI chief McCabe contradicts White House claim over Comey's dismissal

Acting FBI chief McCabe contradicts White House claim over Comey's dismissal

He will insist he made a decision to fire him before a meeting with Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and regardless of a Department of Justice recommendation. ...

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Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

For his first appearance as Hamas leader, Haniyeh chose a symbol of elusive Palestinian unity - a solidarity tent where several political factions are represented, including Hamas and the Fatah moveme...

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S Korea's new Prez sworn in, to work for peace

S Korea's new Prez sworn in, to work for peace

The alliance between the US and South Korea is expected to stay, but it is time for the new president in Seoul to rethink about how to deal with the THAAD anti-missile system, said Victor Gao from the...

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Death toll in Baluchistan attack at 25

Death toll in Baluchistan attack at 25

A bomb attack on a convoy carrying the deputy chairman of Pakistan's senate killed at least 25 people and wounded many more in the southwestern Balochistan province on Friday. The death toll might g...

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Spicer: Flynn deserved 'due process' in face of 'political opponent' Yates' warnings

Spicer: Flynn deserved 'due process' in face of 'political opponent' Yates' warnings

Making her first public statements about the issue, Yates said she feared Moscow could try to blackmail Flynn because it also knew he had not been truthful about conversations he had with Ambassador S...

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European leaders agree on the negotiating guidelines for Brexit

European leaders agree on the negotiating guidelines for Brexit

Speaking after the summit, European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker again stressed that separation talks could not run in parallel with talks on a future trade deal with the United Kingdom, b...

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'Furious' Behar Whines, Press Excluded From Meeting With Russia Is 'Treason'

Meh. In all likelihood, they hacked Trump's Oval Office phone months ago and turned it into a microphone so that the Kremlin can listen in remotely when he meets with people. After openly mocking the ...

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Backed fighters hunt for IS holdouts in Syria's Tabqa

It was the highest-ranking meeting of diplomats from Ankara and Washington since the Pentagon announced on Tuesday that it had been authorized by Trump "to equip Kurdish elements of the Syrian Democr...

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Hillary Clinton reportedly had mixed feelings over Comey firing

But until now, no president has exercised that power at a time when the FBI is engaged in an investigation that targets the White House. As recently as last week, the White House had said Comey ...

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All Blacks draw Springboks in 2019 Rugby World Cup pool

As one of the top seeds [fourth in the rankings], Joe Schmidt's men were drawn in with hosts Japan, Scotland and the victor of qualification matches from Europe and a play-off. "We're looking forward ...

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Russian Fighter Jet Comes Within 20 Feet of US Navy Plane

Russian Fighter Jet Comes Within 20 Feet of US Navy Plane

The U.S. Navy P-8A Poseidon was conducting routine operations in global airspace, Kunze told NBC . But, Russian ministry confirmed that it was a Su-30 fighter. Kunze noted that U.S. Navy ships and a...

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Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises eyebrows

The photographer - who on Wednesday stood feet from Trump as he talked with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak - had told the White House that he was Lavrov's...

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Trump camp highlights first 100 days in new TV ad

Trump's weekend trip to Pennsylvania - his most unlikely state victory in November, may also be created to replenish the President's stocks of self-belief and defiance. Brendan Fischer, CLC's director...

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Comey firing: Trump's first comments

Comey firing: Trump's first comments

But it's not uncommon for meetings with lower-level officials to occur without press coverage. The meeting between Lavrov and Trump comes as the Kremlin has made its first public comments on Comey's...

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Trump to meet top Russian diplomat

Cohen , the former deputy director of the Central Intelligence Agency, replied. As he was entering the Oval Office, a reporter asked whether the dismissal of Comey "cast a shadow" over today's meeting...

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3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

3 big questions remain about Michael Flynn after Sally Yates' testimony

The account Flynn offered the Federal Bureau of Investigation about his pre-inauguration communications with the Russian ambassador contradicted what the Federal Bureau of Investigation independently ...

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UK Labour party's election manifesto and Brexit plan leaked

Designed by the advertising agency Krow, which also handles the PR for Virgin Trains (the company that had an infamous spat with Mr Corbyn after he claimed he could not get a seat) it had the slogan "...

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Trump eyes mutually-beneficial ties with Russian Federation, says Lavrov

Trump eyes mutually-beneficial ties with Russian Federation, says Lavrov

FBI and congressional investigations are looking into possible collusion between Trump campaign associates and the Kremlin related to last year's presidential election. Relations between USA and Russi...

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Mormons to pull older boys out of Scouts

Mormons to pull older boys out of Scouts

The church is the biggest sponsor of scouting in the country, but has announced that members between the ages of 14 and 18 will no longer participate, that could be as many as 180 thousand older teena...

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China making progress on North Korea: PM

It said they had "ideologically corrupted" and bribed a North Korean surnamed Kim - the most common Korean surname - and turned him into "a terrorist full of repugnance and revenge against the supreme...

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SK envoys to hold talks in China

Moon's spokesman said the presidents agree on the "common goal" of denuclearizing the Korean peninsula, and that Moon understands China's concerns about the U.S. But the United States, China and North...

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PM Nawaz reaches Beijing along with chief, federal ministers

China's president will host some 28 world leaders in Beijing on Sunday at the first Belt and Road Forum, the centerpiece of a soft-power push backed by hundreds of billions of dollars for infrastructu...

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Hamas Political Chief Announces Successor

Furthermore, in 2012, Haniya was elected as Hamas's deputy chief, Khaled Meshaal's leading movement. "The Hamas Shura Council on Saturday elected Ismail Haniyeh as head of the movement's political b...

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Trump creates panel to investigate voter fraud

The panel will aim to ensure confidence in the integrity of federal elections while looking at vulnerabilities in the system and the possibility of improper voting and fraudulent voter registration an...

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Islamabad: Indian diplomat's phone seized by Pakistan High Commission staff

Islamabad: Indian diplomat's phone seized by Pakistan High Commission staff

Declaring her husband and the Foreign Office as parties to the case, Uzma declared the diplomatic enclave in the Indian High Commission as her residence. He revealed that Uzma's brother later called h...

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North Korea says it will seek extradition of plot culprits

The CIA said Wednesday that the center will "harness the full resources, capabilities and authorities" of the agency to better counter North Korea, which has conducted two nuclear tests and test-f...

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Will Trump Break His Promise to Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?

Will Trump Break His Promise to Move the US Embassy to Jerusalem?

However, 13 hours later that tweet and a accompanying video from the two leaders' meeting was deleted, according to ProPublica, which tracks the president's deleted tweets. To explain the "rationale" ...

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