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US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

US, Europe discuss new laptop ban on flights

Airports and airlines in Europe have reportedly been working on plans for a possible extension of the ban. The conversation comes two days after European Commission officials took the unusual step...

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Trump defends sharing 'facts' on terror with Russian Federation officials

The Post story quoted H.R. McMaster, the national security adviser, who was involved in the conversation, saying Trump only discussed mutual concerns about terrorist threats. The official spoke on c...

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Gunmen attack state TV station in Afghanistan

Gunmen attack state TV station in Afghanistan

In February, a team of three drivers and five Red Cross field officers was on its way to deliver livestock materials to an area in Jawzjan province when "unknown armed men" attacked it, the Internatio...

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Turkey tells United States it won't accept Syrian Kurdish fighters in the region

Erdogan has been under fire for a contested referendum that vastly expanded his executive power, as well as his government's crackdown on dissidents and civil society after an attempted coup last summ...

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French President Macron vows to end division in society

The centre-right Republican mayor of Le Havre , and a parliamentary deputy, Mr Philippe brings crucial political balance for a president whose own roots are on the left, and who promised to govern fr...

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AFP stringer shot dead in Mexico

Valdez shone a light on the activities of the country's notorious drug cartels. Mexico is one of the most unsafe places in the world to be a journalist, the Committee to Protect Journalists says ...

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Brexit latest: Real wage growth negative, Office for National Statistics confirms

Brexit latest: Real wage growth negative, Office for National Statistics confirms

United Kingdom pay growth lagged inflation for the first time in two-and-a-half years in early 2017, underscoring the growing Brexit squeeze facing many households. Preliminary data showed that the U....

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Appeals Court Reviews Decision Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

Appeals Court Reviews Decision Blocking Trump's Travel Ban

President Trump's travel ban will again be decided in court. Donald Trump's campaign promise of a "total and complete shutdown" of Muslims entering the United States once again came back to haunt hi...

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Liberal Democrats target help for young voters in their election manifesto

The Lib Dems have struggled to gain momentum during the election campaign, with a poor set of local election results that saw the party lose seats in councils across the United Kingdom and a falterin...

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China pledges United States dollars 124 billion for Silk Road - 'project of the century'

China pledges United States dollars 124 billion for Silk Road - 'project of the century'

The Belt and Road initiative, the brainchild of President Xi Jinping , is seen as part of China's answer to the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) deal, a regional trade pact involving Pacific Rim count...

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Almost arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2

Almost arrested? Mike Brown was just trying to get to Game 2

They pushed the pace too well. They were the direct antithesis of the Warriors who began Game 1 , and did not let up even as the margin became the seventh-largest in conference final history, and the...

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Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

Trump to Comey: Better hope there are no 'tapes' of talks

Sanders attributed the disconnect in the week's explanations to the fact that she had not directly asked Trump when he'd made the decision to fire Comey until shortly before Thursday's press briefing....

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North Korea missile test was 'new type of ballistic rocket'

KCNA said the test "proved to the full" the missile's capabilities, including guidance and stabilisation systems, its engine performance in flight, and "the homing feature of the warhead under the wor...

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The BC Liberals win a minority government

The BC Liberals win a minority government

Weaver confirmed that he had met with NDP leader John Horgan , and that the two leaders agreed on many issues, including education and income disparity. Without a 44-seat majority in the legislature,...

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Ousted FBI director James Comey is willing to testify

Ousted FBI director James Comey is willing to testify

Comey was in charge of the agency's investigation into whether members of the Trump campaign colluded with Russian Federation in that country's attempts to interfere with the USA presidential election...

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Projections: Merkel's party wins vote in German state

However, with a win for mainstream candidate Mark Rutte in Holland's election earlier this year, and the victory of Emmanuel Macron over Marine Le Pen in France last week, Germany's incumbent could be...

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White House was warned Flynn at risk of blackmail

White House was warned Flynn at risk of blackmail

In March Clapper told "Meet the Press" that as DNI, he had seen no evidence of collusion between Russian operatives and the Trump campaign team. That was before FBI Director James Comey publicly revea...

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Palestinian President On Four-Day India Visit

Major traffic disruptions are expected in Jerusalem during Trump's stay, and Yad Vashem will be closed to all visitors on the day of the presidential visit. On Thursday, Netanyahu reiterated his belie...

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John Terry says he could retire at the end of this season

John Terry says he could retire at the end of this season

He said: "I never wanted to be that player just hanging about that people couldn't wait to get rid of or stopping the progress of a younger player coming through". "We have four defenders injured and ...

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Wall Street rises as oil price jump boosts energy shares

Their regimes have been forced to adapt to today's market environment, but that transition has been an exceedingly painful one, coming after years of $100+ per barrel oil. A survey by S&P Global Platt...

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Federal court again asks Justice Dept. to explain Trump's 'travel ban'

Acting Solicitor General Jeffrey Wall, defending the travel ban, told the three-judge panel of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that the executive order should be reinstated because it falls we...

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BBC reporter gets slapped for inappropriate gesture

BBC reporter gets slapped for inappropriate gesture

In a bid to keep her from interrupting the live broadcast, Brown pushes the woman backwards, without realizing his hand is on her breast. The woman then smacked Brown on the shoulder and walked off....

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North Korea warns U.S. of 'invincible army' and 'sea of fire' attack

North Korea warns U.S. of 'invincible army' and 'sea of fire' attack

Kim Hak-song, an employee of the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology ( PUST ), was held on Saturday on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the North Korean state. While the leadership und...

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Hindu beliefs not questioned, Muslim faith is: Indian Muslim law board

Hindu beliefs not questioned, Muslim faith is: Indian Muslim law board

Sibal cautioned the SC not to fall for attorney general Mukul Rohatgi's assertion that if the court quashed triple talaq, the Centre would enact a fresh law governing divorce among Muslims and said ...

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Voters in Canada's British Columbia head to polls in dead-heat race

The Liberals, in power since 2001, were projected to be ahead in 43 districts , and the NDP in 41 - both short of a majority in the province's 87 seats, according to preliminary results tabulated by ...

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Trump Team to Israel: Western Wall 'Not Your Territory'

But U.S. national security adviser H.R. McMaster suggested on Friday that Trump could move closer to the two-state principle when he meets Abbas, saying the U.S. "We wanted to come straight to the...

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Merkel's Christian Democrats beat rivals in German state election

The 33%-to-31,5% victory of the Christian Democrats is Germany's most populous state (18 million) is a major victory. In January, the Social Democrats' national ratings soared after former European ...

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SC teen dies after drinking too much caffeine, coroner rules

A 16-year-old SC high school student was reported to have died of heart problems after consuming too much caffeine. "Like all parents, we worry about our kids as they grow up". "It can cause sleepin...

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Bank warns households face Brexit squeeze as inflation rises

BoE Governor Mark Carney held a press conference following the BoE announcements, in which he defended record-low policies and argued that higher inflation was a price worth paying if it allowed for m...

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NYT report: Trump asked Comey to end Flynn investigation

NBC News has also independently verified this report . Mr. Comey wrote the memo detailing his conversation with the president immediately after the meeting, which took place the day after Mr. Marc...

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USA admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

Despite the push for a tougher stance, Haley held out the prospect of direct talks with North Korea, saying "we are willing to talk but not until we see a total stop of the nuclear process and of any ...

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Latest North Korea missile test represents significant advance

North Korean news reports are often exaggerated - Pyongyang has threatened for decades to reduce Seoul to a "sea of fire", for instance - but Monday's claim, if confirmed, would mark another advance t...

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Theresa May promises to advance workers' rights if Tories win election

Theresa May promises to advance workers' rights if Tories win election

He said: "This new "right" to a year's unpaid leave will not help people in an age of already squeezed living standards and rising costs". Mrs May, who ordered a racial equality audit into access to...

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Victoria Police receives legal advice on Pell investigation

Victoria Police receives legal advice on Pell investigation

Speaking at the Vatican on Wednesday, Cardinal Pell reiterated his rebuttal of all the allegations of abuse made against him. News Corp reports the advice relates to allegations against Cardinal P...

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THAAD radar detected N. Korea's missile launch: defense chief

The ruler also pledged further missile tests and nuclear detonations, despite repeated warnings by President Trump. North Korea said Monday that it successfully test-fired an intermediate-range ball...

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