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Turkey brands United States supplying arms to Syrian Kurds 'unacceptable'

US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces have defeated Islamic State fighters in the city of Tabqa and have seized Tabqa Dam, a key objective for the militias before a planned attack on the terror group'...

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In global appeal, North Korea urges states not to enforce UN sanctions

In global appeal, North Korea urges states not to enforce UN sanctions

A Downing Street spokesman said the two leaders vowed to remain "close partners" on issues including defence and security. Lee was head of the NIS, South Korea's main intelligence service, under S...

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White House alerted about Flynn's blackmail risk: Ex

White House alerted about Flynn's blackmail risk: Ex

Trump's comments came after former acting attorney general Sally Yates said she told White House officials Flynn could be blackmailed for lying to the vice president about his Russian contacts. The Tr...

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Former Rep. Corrine Brown found guilty in charity scam

During the hearing early on Wednesday morning, Judge Timothy Corrigan said Juror 8 called a courtroom deputy's cellphone last night. Both pleaded guilty after their federal indictments for misusing ...

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North Korea wants South's spy chief extradited over alleged Kim plot

South Korea has denied any involvement in a plot. Without a common strategy, North Korea and China will easily drive a wedge between the two allies and weaken any attempt to peacefully resolve the Nor...

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Pope leads thousands in prayer at Portugal shrine

Pope leads thousands in prayer at Portugal shrine

Mary, he added, was "there" not just out of faithfulness to God's divine plan but also because "of her instinct as a mother who just suffers" every time her child does. What happened at Fatima is entw...

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Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final

Experience sees Real through Atletico cauldron and into final

Knowing they needed at least three goals to get back from their 3-0 first leg defeat, Atletico proposed a physical affair and Danilo and Stefan Savic were booked in the first five minutes. We had an...

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Trump likely to visit Federal Bureau of Investigation headquarters in coming days: White House

At the Senate hearing, McCabe testified it was not typical practice to tell people they were not a targets of an investigation . "He said, 'you are not under investigation.'" Trump claimed. Hol...

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Donald Trump warns ousted Federal Bureau of Investigation chief against talking to media, threatens 'tapes'

The White House says Trump informed Comey he was terminated. based on "clear recommendations" of Dep. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions. "If I'm a government off...

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Syria rejects worldwide forces in safe zones

Russian Federation and Iran - which support Syrian President Bashar al-Assad - and Turkey - which backs the rebels - have indicated they will deploy armed forces to secure the four so-called "deescala...

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Oval Office meeting with Russian officials raises questions

The Russian Foreign Ministry posted a photo of a smiling US President shaking hands with Lavrov on Twitter, adding unusual and ironic optics to the questions already swirling around the White House ov...

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North Korea Detains Fourth US Citizen, Another Korean American PUST Faculty

Analysts pointed out that North Korea has repeatedly threatened many attacks on the US without following through. Tensions between North Korea and its chief adversaries - the US and South Korea - ha...

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ASEAN countries continue to court China

ASEAN countries continue to court China

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has raised the prospects of holding joint exercises with China as Manila seems to be distancing itself from its traditional ally, the United States . Aquino also f...

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Arsenal are up for a top-four charge, Wenger claims

Arsenal are up for a top-four charge, Wenger claims

Arsene Wenger insists he never questioned the character of his Arsenal side as they continued their turnaround with a vital win at Southampton. I think it's safe to say that most Arsenal fans ...

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North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

Moon said in his first speech as president soon after he was sworn in on Wednesday that he would immediately begin efforts to defuse security tensions on the Korean peninsula and negotiate with Was...

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President Trump to Meet With Russian Foreign Minister at White House

President Trump to Meet With Russian Foreign Minister at White House

Reporters shouted out if Comey's firing cast a shadow over the talks he had with Tillerson. Tillerson and Lavrov, according to the State Department, plan to discuss the conflicts in Ukraine and Syri...

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An Hee-jung turns kiss with Moon Jae-in into cartoon

The White House said Trump and Moon "agreed to continue to strengthen the alliance and to deepen the enduring friendship between our two countries". But, despite not identifying any individual foreign...

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Felt nauseous to think I could have influenced US election: FBI chief

Felt nauseous to think I could have influenced US election: FBI chief

In that time, Comey touched on a variety of subtopics and revealed a lot of his thinking that had gone on behind the scenes. Patrick Leahy said Comey went public just before the election to talk abo...

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Trump Has Meltdown After FBI Officials Offer Contradictory Account of Comey Meeting

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley called on the Federal Bureau of Investigation to publicly confirm whether or not it is probing Trump. Democrats, predictably, are feeding that frenzy...

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Former South Carolina Cop to Plead Guilty in Walter Scott's Death

Former South Carolina Cop to Plead Guilty in Walter Scott's Death

Slager shot Walter Scott, an unarmed black man, as Scott was running away from him following a traffic stop in April 2015. The charge of depriving a person's civil rights carries a sentence of up to l...

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Can South Korea ETFs Continue To Surge After Presidential Election?

Han Song-ryol, the country's vice foreign minister, called a meeting of foreign diplomats in Pyongyang to outline the Government's allegation that the CIA and South Korea's intelligence agency bribed ...

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Trump to create panel to study voter fraud, suppression

Trump set up the Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity with an executive order Thursday, appointing Vice President Mike Pence to lead the effort. Kobach said it would be hard to k...

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Things Aren't Looking Good For The Four Americans Detained In North Korea

US and South Korean intelligence officials dismissed the accusations. The North Koreans have conducted static ground tests of ICBM engines and at least one ground-test of a re-entry vehicle that cou...

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North Korea says it has right to 'ruthlessly punish' detained Americans

Moon has taken a more conciliatory line with North Korea than his conservative predecessors and advocates engagement. Moon's victory reverses more than a decade of conservative rule that has seen st...

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US intel chiefs are reviewing use of Kaspersky software

Democratic Senator Joe Manchin said at Thursday's Senate hearing on global security threats that lawmakers were "very concerned" about Kaspersky Labs and asked intelligence officials if they could c...

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China presses South Korea on THAAD missile system

House that tougher sanctions would bolster Pyongyang's efforts to develop nuclear weapons, according to Friday reports . One slight problem with this plan is that North Korea's neighbor, a US ally fo...

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Hamas, Which The US Considers A Terror Group, Elects A New Leader

GAZA CITY, Palestinian Territories: Ismail Haniya's election as Hamas chief is another sign that the Islamist movement is seeking to soften its image and show it can offer a viable alternative to Mah...

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U.S., China reach deal to expand U.S. exports including LNG

U.S., China reach deal to expand U.S. exports including LNG

Trade Representative. The LNG deal is part of a 100-day action plan under the U.S./China Comprehensive Economic Dialogue. "We believe that Sino-U.S. China is a natural destination for U.S. LNG. "T...

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Pakistan PM Nawaz Sharif leaves for Beijing to attend Belt & Road summit

Prakash Sharan Mahat. The Belt and Road initiative is Xi's signature foreign-policy effort, and China's state-controlled news outlets have billed the summit as one of the year's most important globa...

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Israel Rebukes Sweden Over UNESCO Vote

UNESCO's Executive Board on Tuesday - Israel's Independence Day - passed the resolution with 22 countries in favor, 23 abstentions, 10 opposed, and the representatives of three countries absent. "Isra...

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China's Xi speaks with new South Korean president about North Korea

Tension on the Korean Peninsula has been high for weeks, driven by concern that North Korea might conduct its sixth nuclear test or test-launch another ballistic missile in defiance of UN Security Cou...

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Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

Pakistani police: 15 killed in bombing that wounded lawmaker

It's unclear who carried out the attack. He says at least one police officer was among those killed in the bombing. Malala Yousufzai also condemned the attack and said that terrorists want to weak...

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Large Cyber Attack Hits England's NHS Hospital System; Ransoms Demanded

The company said the attack was limited to some computers on an internal network and had not affected clients or services. Spain's National Center for the Protection of Critical Infrastructure said ...

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Towards Engagement with North Korea: Implications of the South Korean Presidential Election

Mr Moon assumed presidential duties early in the morning after the national election commission finished counting Tuesday's votes and declared him victor of the special election necessitated by the ou...

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Xi, Moon agree denuclearising North Korea 'common goal': Seoul

China has also said it will reduce some North Korean coal imports through the end of this year, something Central Intelligence Agency officials say has already begun. In a press statement attached to ...

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