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Illinois Dems beat drum for independent investigation into Trump, Russia

Trump whispers to Comey during a White House meeting in January. On MSNBC Friday afternoon, former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper told Andrea Mitchell that Comey told him he w...

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Map of global ransomware cyber attack

President Donald Trump has asked his homeland security adviser to convene two emergency meetings so far on the threat posed by a global cyber-attack, an administration official said. In a press confer...

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Is Syria Using A Crematorium To Dispose of Prisoners?

Jones, acting assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs, said officials believed that the crematory had been constructed so that little evidence exists of the thousands of people who are e...

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Nicola Sturgeon urges voters to give her sway in Brexit negotiations

Nicola Sturgeon urges voters to give her sway in Brexit negotiations

The Nats have recently courted Efta members for an apparent back-up plan if an indy Scotland can not retain European Union membership. He said: "Scotland is not a viable country economically". The S...

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Trump details anti-abortion ban over US global health aid

Trump details anti-abortion ban over US global health aid

A White House Official makes the following clear: "Foreign NGOs that agree not to perform or actively promote abortion as a method of family planning, or provide financial support to any other for...

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North Korea celebrates longest-range ballistic missile test

North Korea's KCNA state news agency said on Monday that the test of a "newly developed mid/long-range strategic ballistic rocket, Hwasong-12" had gone to plan. Led by Senior Director for East Asia at...

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Germany's Angela Merkel racks up another come-from-behind victory

The pressure is on the Social Democrats, led by challenger Martin Schulz, in the election Sunday for the state legislature in North Rhine-Westphalia. The nationalist Alternative for Germany was seen...

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South Korea names special envoys to five countries

As the team is visiting during a pretty hectic time, with President Moon being sworn into office last Wednesday, and just four days later, on early Sunday morning, Pyongyang launching a missile for th...

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USA spat erupts ahead of Trump visit to region

Israel occupied the West Bank and east Jerusalem in 1967 in moves never recognised by the worldwide community. A Fox News reporter cited sources saying Netanyahu had asked Trump not to move ...

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Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia to extend OPEC oil output deal

In shades of the ECB's Mario Draghi, the energy ministers of Saudi Arabia and Russian Federation announced, in Beijing no less, that they had agreed to do "whatever it takes" to reduce global oil st...

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Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

Ballad beats glitz as Portugal's Sobral wins Eurovision

I want to be known as a musician. Salvador Sobral from Portugal smiles as he speaks after winning the Final of the Eurovision Song Contest with his song " Amar pelos dois " during a press confer...

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US accuses Syria of mass executions and burning the bodies

It says the crematorium is being used to hide evidence of the extent of the killings. Why did Trump win? The Trump administration says the regime has killed as many as 50 people a day at the Saydn...

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Group of seniors get head start on Cinco de Mayo

Group of seniors get head start on Cinco de Mayo

On May 15,1862, a Mexican Army, although vastly outnumbered, repelled a foreign invasion. "I think that it's really cultural appropriation, because me being Mexican, I don't celebrate it because I'm...

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Targeting core Labour voters, UK's May promises more workers' rights

Other measures would include new protections for people in the "gig economy", a statutory right to training, measures to protect workers' pensions in the wake of the BHS scandal, and a guarantee that ...

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WhatsApp privacy: SC constitution bench to hear on Monday

WhatsApp privacy: SC constitution bench to hear on Monday

Appearing for the petitioners who have challenged WhatsApp's revised privacy policy post its acquisition by Facebook, lawyer Madhavi Divan argued that the issue did not involve privacy at all. "In any...

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UN Security Council slams latest ballistic missile launches

North Korean propaganda must be considered with wariness - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but Monday's claim, if confirmed, would mark anothe...

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Trump suggests 'good chance' for Mideast peace

So Palestinians, they don't expect much out of this. Trump expressed his appreciation for Abbas' unambiguous support for a negotiated settlement of the conflict. Abbas adviser Nabil Shaath said the ...

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Jared Kushner Details Trump Israel-Saudi-Vatican Trip

The White House announced Thursday that Trump will make stops in Saudi Arabia, Israel, Palestine and Rome - including Vatican City. A delegation of USA officials will return to Israel next week to f...

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Senate moderates hold bipartisan health care talks

Locust St. This meeting will give people the chance to express their opinions and concerns about this very important topic. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell formed the negotiating team to take...

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Former President Khatami calls on Iranian voters to re-elect Rouhani

Former President Khatami calls on Iranian voters to re-elect Rouhani

The three other candidates known as "reformists" are Rouhani, First Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri, and Mostafa Hashemitaba. The NCRI enjoys the support of many major officials, including Chairman of ...

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UN Security Council threatens DPRK with new sanctions for missile tests

The newest missile launch was claimed by North Korea as a successful test of a long-range strategic ballistic missile capable of carrying a nuclear warhead. Under UN resolutions, North Korea is barred...

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Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Iran's Rouhani says upcoming election 'historical decision'

Ghalibaf and Raisi, who were polling neck and neck, seized on widespread discontent about the slow-growing economy. Although the agreement lifted global sanctions, the United States continues to imp...

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Israel wants White House to explain US official's Western Wall comment

The drama unfolded when a senior White House official said that the Western Wall was part of the West Bank and not part of Israel's territory, as Channel 2 reported on Monday. "In Israel they're c...

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Behold the Democrats' Olympic-grade Flip-flops on James Comey

On May 9, Nadler said: "The firing of FBI Director Comey by President Trump is a terrifying signal of this Administration's continued abuse of power on so many levels". The White House disputed that...

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Opp mayhem on first day of UP Assembly session

Opp mayhem on first day of UP Assembly session

Both Samajwadi Party and Mayawati's BSP have chose to target the new government on the state of law and order, which has been one of its biggest challenges. It will also be interesting to watch whethe...

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Pope Francis to make Fatima child shepherds saints

Pope Francis to make Fatima child shepherds saints

The Roman Catholic Church later confirmed the visions, making Fatima a main pilgrimage site. On Sunday, Pope Francis reflected on the May 13 canonization of the child visionaries Sts. "Let us be gui...

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US State Department Says Syrian Regime Using 'Crematorium' To Dispose Of Bodies

The Trump administration accused Syria's government on Monday of hanging hundreds of political opponents and other prisoners and burning their bodies at a military prison near Damascus, part of what t...

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Sturgeon: independent Scotland may need 'phased' return to EU

However, Ms Sturgeon accepted that it was "possible, not necessarily desirable" that for "a period" an independent Scotland would be in the European Free Trade Association (Efta ) and European Econom...

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Israel Ambassador David Friedman Prayed For Trump

Israel Ambassador David Friedman Prayed For Trump

Friedman, who once served as Trump's bankruptcy lawyer, is critical of the two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and supports Israel's illegal settlement activities on the occupied te...

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UN Security Council vows sanctions over N. Korea missile test

A South Korean army soldier walks by a TV news program showing a file image of missiles being test-launched by North Korea, at the Seoul Railway Station in Seoul , South Korea, May 14, 2017. Some e...

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Mutiny in Ivory Coast

Mutiny in Ivory Coast

The army chief of staff said a military operation was in progress to combat the mutinous soldiers, specifically in their stronghold Bouake. A soldier with the convoy, contacted by Reuters, said it w...

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Trump revealed classified information to Russian Federation during recent meeting — WaPost

While Trump did not reveal the method in which the intelligence was gathered, he did discuss aspects of the threat that the United States only learned through the espionage capabilities of a key par...

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No second spike in cyber attacks is 'encouraging' - Jeremy Hunt

The WannaCry ransomware appears to only attack unpatched computers running Windows 10. Victims have only hours to pay the ransom, which rises to $600 before the files are destroyed. The UK governmen...

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North Korea threatens South after firing missile

North Korea's ambassador to China says that Pyongyang's test-firing of a ballistic missile over the weekend is part of the country's efforts to develop ways to defend itself against hostile aggression...

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Trump throws his hat into Mideast peace process ring

The US president greeted Abbas on the White House lawn, barely two and a half months after having received Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. Heading in to their meeting, Abbas, 82, planned ...

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