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ICC Takes the Opportunity to Observe and Reflect the Arctic Council Ministerial

Delegates plan to continue work on several issues, including climate change, and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US will remain a member of the council. State Department.External links to ot...

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Syrian Kurdish forces to push on IS capital this summer

The SDF is expected to spearhead the coming assault on the ISIS capital of Raqqa. Talal Sillo, a commander with the Democratic Forces, said no weapons have yet been delivered to the group but that the...

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White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

White House paints Yates as a 'political opponent'

Ms Yates confirmed reports that she had told the White House six days into Mr Trump's administration that Mr Flynn, a former military intelligence chief, had not been honest with Vice-President Mi...

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Pentagon Investigates Trump's Ex-Advisor Flynn Over Foreign Payments

Pentagon Investigates Trump's Ex-Advisor Flynn Over Foreign Payments

Cummings outlined so powerfully about the White House seeking, in effect, to cover up for Gen. Flynn, we can't count on the attorney general or his deputy, who report to the president of the United S...

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Hamas Elects New Politburo Chief: Haniyeh Replaces Meshal as Political Leader

The document accepts the idea of a Palestinian state in territories captured by Israel in the Six Day War of 1967, but dismisses the establishment of the State of Israel as "illegal", asserting a Pa...

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Moon, Trump agree on close cooperation on N Korea: Seoul

Meanwhile, Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Mr Moon on his election, saying he would be willing to work with him on a basis of "mutual understanding and mutual respect". "They are important ...

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USA to send delegation to China's Belt and Road summit

China has dedicated $40 billion to a Silk Road Fund and the idea was the driving force behind the establishment of the $50 billion China-backed Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB). Still, Xi...

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Michelle Obama slams Trump school meals decision

Michelle Obama slams Trump school meals decision

Seemingly liberated from her official role, Obama was by turns combative, exasperated, feisty, incredulous, passionate, peeved and sardonic. "Moms, think about this", Obama said at the summit. "We'v...

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Trump Launches $1.5M 'First 100 Days' TV Ad Promoting Accomplishments

Trump Launches $1.5M 'First 100 Days' TV Ad Promoting Accomplishments

A New York Times editorial titled "100 Days of Noise From Donald Trump" excoriated his ignorance of policy and politics and warned of his danger to American institutions. His tax plan, hastily unvei...

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Trump, in first trip overseas, to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia

While in Rome, he will meet for the first time with Pope Francis. In a Rose Garden ceremony to sign an executive order easing tax rules against religious organizations' participation in politics, Tr...

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New Hamas chief backs hunger-striking prisoners

This change of leadership comes just days after Hamas released its new policy document last week accepting the establishment of a Palestinian state based on 1967 lines. "His election is a sign that th...

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Lavrov meeting is positive development but a lot of work ahead

Lavrov meeting is positive development but a lot of work ahead

Michael McFaul, who was USA ambassador to Russian Federation under President Barack Obama, called the White House message on Trump's meeting with Lavrov "happy talk". The meeting was scheduled for 10:...

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Christian Missionaries Joining North Korean University Despite Grave Risks

Christian Missionaries Joining North Korean University Despite Grave Risks

North Korea also said "a guy surnamed Han" taught Kim how to enlist accomplices. Conservative critics have anxious Moon's rise to power might cause a friction with Trump, who wants to increase pressur...

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Xi Congratulates Moon on Election Win

Xi Congratulates Moon on Election Win

Moon, whose victory capped one of the most turbulent political stretches in the nation's recent history, assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the National Election Commission finishe...

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North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

Under Moon, Seoul's policy towards the North will change "substantially", Robert Kelly of Pusan National University told AFP, "but less substantially than many people on the South Korean left and ...

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TNA leaders call on PM Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka

TNA leaders call on PM Narendra Modi in Sri Lanka

Chinese-backed projects soared under Rajapakse, who relied heavily on Beijing for economic and diplomatic support as Western nations threatened his administration with sanctions over atrocities commit...

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Paris police burned as May Day protests turn ugly

Paris police burned as May Day protests turn ugly

Even before the rally began, the lively crowd broke into spontaneous singing of the French national anthem and chants of "Marine President!", echoing chants directed at Macron last week by workers at ...

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Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House

Russia's Top Diplomat Meets With Trump at White House

A Russian plan to stabilize Syria after more than six years of civil war was the most urgent foreign policy topic on the Trump-Lavrov agenda. Trump's first face-to-face with a senior Russian officia...

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Philippines: Duterte says call with China's Xi was at Trump's request

Before his phone call with Trump, Duterte said the world would suffer if the United States and North Korea - led by Kim Jong Un - could not defuse the situation. I can not make any definite promise....

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Donald Trump: Our country needs a good 'shutdown,' suggests Senate rule change

Donald Trump: Our country needs a good 'shutdown,' suggests Senate rule change

The $1.1 trillion fiscal-year 2017 budget, which funds the federal government through September 30, includes concessions from both Democrats and the GOP; however, high-profile parts of the Trump admin...

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"Ransomware" cyberattack cripples hospitals across England

What about elsewhere in the world? . In Spain, some big firms took pre-emptive steps to thwart ransomware attacks following a warning from the National Cryptology Centre of "a massive ransomware at...

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Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

Senate intel committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

The development comes a day after United States President Donald Trump , in a bid to sweep away the man who is responsible for an investigation into whether members of his campaign team colluded with...

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Labour thinks it can win back seats in Glasgow from SNP

In Kilwinning, Labour leader Joe Cullinane, responsible for passing Scotland's first "no cuts budget", topped the votes in his ward. Meanwhile, Nuttall said his party was "caught in a Tory tidal wav...

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Trump warns 'showboat' Comey against leaks to media

Trump warns 'showboat' Comey against leaks to media

White House press secretary Sean Spicer is expected to return to the White House on Friday, giving his first press briefing since President Trump announced the firing of former FBI Director James Come...

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Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests

Venezuela's Maduro hikes minimum wage amid rising protests

Observers fear May 1 could bring a spike in unrest, with opposition and pro-government supporters planning rival marches. The announcements were made in the wake of weeks of violence involving pro...

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Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced that Trump had authorized the arming and equipping of "Kurdish elements" of the SDF "to ensure a clear victory" in Raqqa. On Wednesday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevl...

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Trump to meet with Russian Foreign Minister Lavrov Wednesday

The Trump administration attributed Comey's dismissal to his handling of the investigation into Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton's email server, but Democrats ridiculed that notion, raising parallel...

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Comey Firing Will Not Stop FBI's Trump-Russia Investigation, Acting Director Says

Everything the White House has said about the President's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey has been wrong. "But regardless of recommendation, I was going to fire Comey knowing there was no go...

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Phoenix police arrest suspected serial killer

Phoenix police arrest suspected serial killer

In late 2015, in response to a collection of random non-fatal shootings on freeways in the Phoenix area, the Arizona Department of Public Safety collected guns from pawn shops across the valley, hopin...

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Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

Allsleigher adds,"As far as voter fraud goes, we don't feel there is any. Period", said Sen. Dianne Feinstein, the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. "This commission is a sham and distra...

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Trump, top Russia envoy to meet at White House

Trump, top Russia envoy to meet at White House

When Russian presidential spokesman Dmitry Peskov was asked how the firing might affect U.S. -Russia relations, Peskov replied , "We hope that it will not affect them at all". In a statement followin...

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Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russia-Related Documents

Senate Intelligence Committee Subpoenas Michael Flynn for Russia-Related Documents

The committee had announced it was prepared to use subpoena power when it first began the bipartisan probe in January. It is the first subpoena the committee has announced in the course of its Russian...

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Here are the most popular baby names in the US

Here are the most popular baby names in the US

The Social Security Administration started compiling name rankings in 1997, and have popularity lists that date back to 1880, utilizing the records of each child's Social Security card petition for th...

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Senate Panel Seeks Flynn Documents In Russia Probe

Senate Panel Seeks Flynn Documents In Russia Probe

On Monday, former acting Attorney General Sally Yates gave her long-awaited testimony to the Senate. Yates testified that she was concerned the Russians could use the discrepancy to blackmail Flyn...

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Tillerson arrives in Alaska for Arctic meeting

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in Fairbanks, Alaska, May 10, 2017. The document, known as the Fairbanks Declaration , concluded Tillerson's chairing of a meeting of the Arctic Council, a board ma...

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