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Donald Trump 'asked Comey to shut down Flynn investigation'

McMaster (whose credibility is on shaky ground at the moment), who told reporters that at no time "were any intelligence sources or methods discussed" during the meeting. " James Comey better hop...

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Explosion Hits Near Homs after Syrian 'Safe Zones' go into Effect

Explosion Hits Near Homs after Syrian 'Safe Zones' go into Effect

While the deal and precise boundaries of the zones are still being developed, it could also be the first to involve monitoring by foreign troops in Syria , which has been embroiled in a bitter civil ...

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Tehran's mayor drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

It would be better for Iran and the wider region if Rouhani won, if only because it would deprive hawks in Washington and Riyadh of a new excuse for even more aggressive policies. In his first term, R...

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Pakistan bans spinner Nawaz for one month

Pakistan bans spinner Nawaz for one month

Nawaz's player contract with the PCB was suspended, and he was also fined 200,000 Pakistani rupees. During the tour of Australia, Nawaz was allegedly approached by bookies, although he had not commi...

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North Korea rejects UNSC statement on its missile firing

North Korea rejects UNSC statement on its missile firing

U.S. Ambassador Nikki Haley accused North Korea on Tuesday of intimidating the entire worldwide community with its nuclear program, military ability and cyberattacks, and said any country that doesn't...

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India toughens stand on CPEC, skips China's B&R meet

India toughens stand on CPEC, skips China's B&R meet

Vannarith says the Belt and Road Initiative is emerging as a key factor shaping the world's economic order, with emphasis on an open and inclusive worldwide economic system. "They see an opportunity t...

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Trump pledges to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Trump pledges to move quickly to nominate new Federal Bureau of Investigation chief

Trump told NBC's Lester Holt: "And in fact when I made a decision to just do it, I said to myself, I said "you know, this Russian Federation thing with Trump and Russian Federation is a made-up story,...

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IAS officer found dead in Lucknow

IAS officer found dead in Lucknow

Anurag who was the native of Bahraich was an officer from the 2007 batch and was posted in Food Supply department in Karnataka. Giving details, Inspector of Hazratganj Police Station A K Shahi said so...

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Cops seize 7000 birds on California cockfighting ranch

Cops seize 7000 birds on California cockfighting ranch

This Monday, May 15, 2017 photo provided by the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department shows two of some 7,000 birds that were seized in one of the largest raids of illegal cockfighting in United Sta...

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PM asks investors to benefit from economic revival of Pakistan

PM asks investors to benefit from economic revival of Pakistan

Nawaz Sharif urged prospective investors to benefit from economic revival of Pakistan and enjoy the first mover's advantage. "Pakistan is emerging as an expanding market for worldwide products with a ...

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Israel will deploy 10000 police for Donald Trump visit

Israel will deploy 10000 police for Donald Trump visit

Instead of moving the embassy to Israel's capital of Jerusalem (almost every overseas American embassy is in the host country's capital), Tillerson floated the potential move as a bargaining chip as...

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Trump Promises Israel-Palestine Peace, But Offers No New Policies

The summit talks between President Mahmoud Abbas and his USA counterpart Donald Trump in Washington was the highlight of the Thursday issue of the three Palestinian Arabic dailies. That move would l...

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New Orleans Took Down Its Third Confederate Monument

New Orleans Took Down Its Third Confederate Monument

The Beauregard statue was the first to be removed starting in prime time. It is unclear when, or if, the base will be removed. In 2004, the words "slave owner" were painted on the monument's base. But...

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Yates Explains Refusal To Defend Trump Immigration Executive Order

Yates Explains Refusal To Defend Trump Immigration Executive Order

Yates' account contradicts the White House claim that Flynn was dismissed as soon as the president learned that Flynn had lied to Pence when he said he and Kislyak had not discussed US sanctions on ...

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Tehran mayor quits race for Iran presidency

Hassan Rouhani, incumbent President, lawyer, diplomat and academic - has led Iran since 2013. Rouhani disclosed that when he was member in the Supreme Council of the National Security, during the 20...

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Almost half of USA voters support Trump impeachment, poll shows

Almost half of USA voters support Trump impeachment, poll shows

The May 10-14 poll , which was conducted after Trump fired FBI Director James Comey, suggests the public is increasingly uneasy with allegations of meddling by the Russians in the USA election. A sep...

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United Nations vows sanctions over new NKorea missile test

The test seems to have not only "demonstrated an intermediate range ballistic missile that may enable the regime to reliably strike the US base at Guam in the Pacific", Schilling said, but "more impor...

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Trump asked FBI director three times if he was target of investigations

Comey declined and said that he would be "honest" with the president. President Donald Trump threatened to shut down daily press briefings Friday as he sought to defend his White House from critic...

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UNSC to hold urgent consultations on NKorea missile test

UNSC to hold urgent consultations on NKorea missile test

The agency strongly advises all member nations to give it prior notice of their missile launches, as navigating ships can be hit when missiles fall into the sea. At the same time, President Donald Tru...

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Jammu and Kashmir: Joint search operations conclude, cordon lifted in Shopian villages

Jammu and Kashmir: Joint search operations conclude, cordon lifted in Shopian villages

The operation was launched following Intelligence Bureau reports regarding the presence of a large number of terrorists in the area. The locals reportedly raised pro-freedom slogans and pelted stone...

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Mormon Church Pulls Teens Out Of Boy Scouts

Mormon Church Pulls Teens Out Of Boy Scouts

The LDS church says the change will impact approximately 180,000 boys nationwide. Hundreds of thousands of LDS boys in other countries did not have access to Scouting, and the church has spent more on...

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Boeing, Malindo Air Celebrate First 737 MAX Delivery

Boeing, Malindo Air Celebrate First 737 MAX Delivery

Artist's rendering of a Boeing 737 MAX 9 in Primera Air livery. Boeing is rolling out the 737 Max 8 now, with plans to deliver the first Max 9 next year. Malindo CEO Chandran Rama Muthy said t...

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Haryana: Victory for Rewari schoolgirls, govt upgrades school

Haryana: Victory for Rewari schoolgirls, govt upgrades school

According to a PTI report earlier, around 86 students, studying in class IX and X in Gothda Tappa Dahina village, had earlier gone on an indefinite strike, demanding upgradation of their school. A...

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Germany: Merkel challenger predicts 'long, stony road' ahead

About 13.1 million eligible voters in North Rhine-Westphalia are casting ballots to elect a new regional parliament for the sprawling industrial region, which has a large migrant population and has be...

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Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

Donald Trump reportedly considering 'purge' of high-ranking White House staff

It is not clear whether Trump will enact sweeping changes immediately or if he is simply attempting to motivate members of his staff with the threat of dismissal-in either case, changes in the West Wi...

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Iranian opposition figure Karroubi to vote for Rouhani in election

It is reasonable to assume that this deal would not have been completed (and might not have been attempted) under a more hard-line Iranian president. The list included Rouhani; Jahangiri; Tehran M...

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Maulana Barkati sacked as head of Kolkata mosque

Maulana Barkati sacked as head of Kolkata mosque

The sacking comes two days after a police complaint was lodged against Barkati by the mosque's trustee board. We again sent a show cause notice, telling him that if he did not respond to earlier notic...

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Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan's intentions have been revealed, says Dalbir Kaur

Kulbhushan Jadhav case: Pakistan's intentions have been revealed, says Dalbir Kaur

He added that India has a strong case and the entire country hopes that the case turns out to be well at the ICJ. Dalbir Kaur, sister of Sarabjit Singh, who died in a Pakistan jail in 2013, on Monda...

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Russia, Iran, Turkey Establish Syria De-Escalation Zones for 6 Months: Memorandum

The details of the plan remain incredibly vague. Iran has previously resisted Russia's cease-fire efforts in Syria and, along with its proxy forces in Syria, is pressing for the military defeat ...

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Macron Picks Conservative Prime Minister

He is Merkel's fourth French president in almost 12 years as German leader. Then, a large crowd outside the chancellery welcomed Macron to Berlin, with some waving European Union flags. Both have al...

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Arsene Wenger confirms change of position for Mesut Ozil

If we win we know the most we will be behind is one point, so let's see what happens". "You never know. But anyway, I answered for 20 years the question - "the top four is nothing special". "They ...

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Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert

Ransomware WannaCry to attack Indian banking system soon: Cyber expert

Two security firms - Kaspersky Lab and Avast - said they had identified the malicious software behind the attack in over 70 countries, although both said the attack had hit Russian Federation the ha...

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ELECTION: 43 Liberals to rule as minority vs NDP's 41, three Greens

The results are in as students across B.C. cast their votes in the provincial election on Tuesday. The B.C. Liberal party has been in power for 16 years and is attempting to build on four straight m...

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Russian Federation claims it has transcript of Trump-Lavrov meeting

Russian Federation claims it has transcript of Trump-Lavrov meeting

Mike Gallagher, R-Wis., a freshman lawmaker and former Marine intelligence officer, tweeted Tuesday. Spicer also said he stands by McMaster's account that it would be impossible for the president to...

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Palestinian President arrives in India to strengthen ties

Moving the embassy to Yerushalayim won't harm the peace process. He added that Trump would base his decision on the interests of all sides, but also consider "whether Israel views it as helpful to a...

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