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United Nations mulls tougher sanctions against North Korea

United Nations mulls tougher sanctions against North Korea

Beijing has so far halted coal imports from North Korea and has begun talks with the US on possible new United Nations sanctions, according to Reuters. "And of course we remain steadfast and ironc...

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Chelsea Manning released after 7 years in military prison

Manning was arrested in May 2010 in Baghdad, Iraq, after being accused of leaking documents and visual content of the American military operations in Iraq to WikiLeaks. She was acquitted of the mos...

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See Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Try to Save His Job on 'SNL'

When another agreed that she was better at the job, Spicey jumped out, took a fire extinguisher to his trousers, and chanted "liar, liar, trousers on fire". "I'm famous, it's OK", says Baldwin's Trump...

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Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon

Election success would give SNP mandate on Brexit talks - Nicola Sturgeon

And she also argued for the reform of the deeply unpopular Common Fisheries Policy, proposing to replace an "open to all" policy with the regionalization of fishing rights. "The biggest SNP broken pro...

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Comey is 'not anxious about any tapes'

Trump's frustrations came to a head this past week with the firing of FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing the probe into his campaign's possible ties to Russia's election meddling. "I underst...

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'WannaCry' cyber attack: How to protect your computer

'WannaCry' cyber attack: How to protect your computer

That's wrong, says Smith. "We have seen vulnerabilities stored by the Central Intelligence Agency show up on WikiLeaks, and now this vulnerability stolen from the NSA has affected customers arou...

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Israel demands explanation from White House after spat over Trump trip

The visit, a week before Trump's first foreign trip, coincided with a debate between the two countries on Trump's election pledge to move the USA embassy to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv. Trump h...

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United States beef to China imminent

United States beef to China imminent

We'll have more on what could turn up in our grocery stores in a moment. The deals represent the first results from 100 days of talks related to trade that started in April when a meeting was held...

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US Supreme Court Denies Stay Of Execution

US Supreme Court Denies Stay Of Execution

Georgia carried out the maximum number of executions last year and this year, it carried out its first execution, Wednesday. Bernadette Naro speaks out against the death penalty while opponents prot...

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Know Your Language? Bengali Made Compulsory In West Bengal Schools

Know Your Language? Bengali Made Compulsory In West Bengal Schools

State education minister Partha Chatterjee had announced on Monday night that students in Bengal will have to study three languages from Class 1, with Bengali being compulsory. "English medium schools...

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Macron team to announce candidates for parliamentary election

But no one expects Le Pen to go away. The incoming president was surrounded by wellwishers for around an hour after the ceremony. Le Pen was able to bring her party in from the margins of right-wing...

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Odd bedfellows: BC's 3 party leaders must court each other

The NDP leads in one riding, Courtenay-Comox, by just nine votes over the Liberals. "But this is what we do know". Kinder Morgan's Canadian unit said in a regulatory filing on Wednesday it is look...

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Macron Wins Merkel Backing For Bid To Shake Up Europe

Macron Wins Merkel Backing For Bid To Shake Up Europe

The German chancellor said she been "irked" ever since the signing of the Lisbon treaty by those who had written off treaty change: "The entire world is changing and we declare that we have exhausted ...

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Pound traders watch $1.30 into BoE, QIR

The first insight in weeks into the bank's thinking will come tomorrow, when the BoE publishes its interest-rate decision and quarterly inflation report at noon in London. The Bank also said its vie...

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Korea reports on South's presidential election

Korea reports on South's presidential election

The Prime Minister called Moon Jae-in to congratulate him on his election victory and to discuss the crisis around North Korea's nuclear weapons test programme. While South Korea, China and Japan all ...

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South Florida celeb showdown? Trump vs. 'The Rock' in new 2020 poll

South Florida celeb showdown? Trump vs. 'The Rock' in new 2020 poll

If Johnson decided not to run for president, Trump would still get plenty of competition from traditional politicians, noted the poll . "A year ago", he told GQ , "it started coming up more and ...

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Does Trump Have Tapes of His Comey Conversations?

Deputy Secretary of Labor for the Obama administration Chris Lu drew a compelling comparison of Trump to Nixon, pointing out that in the smoking gun tape, Nixon told Harry Robbins "Bob" Haldeman to te...

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Trump defends 'absolute right' to share 'facts' with Russia

By "unmasking", McCain was referring to identifying the source of the intelligence Trump shared with Russian Federation, reported to be so sensitive that the information had not been revealed to clo...

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Prince Philip steps down from public life

Prince Philip steps down from public life

Earlier in the day, speculation about an imminent royal announcement spread on social media following reports that a meeting of senior household staff had been called in London overnight. Prince Phi...

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Hosting Palestinian leader, Trump promises Middle East peace

Hosting Palestinian leader, Trump promises Middle East peace

According to the Palestinian leader, reaching an agreement based on that solution would give a great boost to other Arab peace initiatives and allow fighting the self-named terrorist group Islamic Sta...

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Putin denies Trump passed Russian Federation secrets reportedly linked to Israel

The United States has been developing political schizophrenia , Russian leader Vladimir Putin said commenting on media reports about US President Donald Trump revealing some classified information ...

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War drums: Rhetoric on North Korea heats up

Despot leader Jong-un is pictured laughing and hugging rocket research officials as they celebrate before threatening to carry out more nuclear and missile tests. Han said South Korea's military separ...

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Would Trump request to end Flynn probe have broken law?

House Speaker Paul Ryan declared Wednesday that he retains confidence in President Donald Trump and cautioned against "rushing to judgment" over the cascading revelations coming out of the White House...

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Trump urges peace between Russia and Ukraine

Trump urges peace between Russia and Ukraine

Comey's allies also quickly made clear they would defend him against attacks from Trump, including disputing the president's assertion that Comey told Trump he was not personally under investigation. ...

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Microsoft's President Reflects On Cyberattack, Helping Pirates And The NSA

Still, he said Microsoft should accept some responsibility. "When a design flaw is discovered in a auto, manufacturers issue a recall". The Department of Homeland Security began an "aggressive aware...

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Missile detected by THAAD, progress faster than expected

Missile detected by THAAD, progress faster than expected

Han said the THAAD anti-missile unit deployed by the U.S. military in the South detected the missile, marking the first time the controversial system has been put to use since its deployment in April....

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Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

Shariah court in Indonesia sentences gay couple to caning

Lead judge, Khairil Jamal, said while sentencing that the men were "legally and convincingly proven to have committed gay sex" and that they could have been given 100 lashes for the alleged crime bu...

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Valls Supports Macron's Movement

Valls", Jean-Paul Delevoye, who chooses Macron's party's candidates, told Europe 1 radio yesterday. Macron handily defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential run...

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Trump asked Comey to end investigation of Michael Flynn

Mike O'Rourke, chief market strategist at Jones Trading, wrote in a note that "Rising doubts about USA political leadership should fuel further rotation into Europe". The White House denied that accou...

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France's Macron says European Union treaty change 'not taboo'

By appointing him, Mr Macron has passed over some loyal followers including Richard Ferrand , a former Socialist who was one of the first to join Mr Macron's cause previous year and is secretary ge...

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Man jailed for 22 years over Australian backpacker attacks

Man jailed for 22 years over Australian backpacker attacks

The 61 year old will have to serve at least 17 years before he's eligible for release on parole. She said: "Yours is not the conduct of a civilized human being but an enraged and somewhat primitive ...

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United Nations mulls further sanctions against North Korea

United Nations mulls further sanctions against North Korea

President Trump would have "maybe 10 minutes" to decide whether to launch a retaliatory strike against North Korea - should it ever fire a missile that's capable of reaching the U.S. USA officials sai...

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Putin: Russia willing to turn over transcript of Trump meeting with Russians

Trump did not address the allegation at the heart of the story published Monday evening by the Washington Post - that the information he gave Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Ambassador Se...

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White House Denies Reports Trump Asked Comey To Drop Flynn Probe

CARRIE JOHNSON, BYLINE: Hi, Ari. Trump fired Comey last week, with the White House initially claiming it was because of a memo from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein that concluded Comey had mi...

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Donald Trump hits back over Russian information sharing

The Israelis said they had full confidence in the intelligence-sharing relationship with the USA, contradicting reports earlier this year that the Israelis had considered withholding secrets from Tr...

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