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Bye-bye Blue House as S. Korean leader shuns imperial home

Bye-bye Blue House as S. Korean leader shuns imperial home

Mr Moon had a 40-minute conversation with Chinese leader Xi Jinping, his spokesman Yoon Young-Chan told reporters, with the two agreeing denuclearising Pyongyang was a "common goal" between them. Nort...

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Tillerson says USA won't be rushed on climate change policies

Tillerson says USA won't be rushed on climate change policies

A State Department official downplayed the significance of the administration's decision to sign the Fairbanks Declaration . The Arctic is warming at double the rate of the rest of the planet, wi...

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Trump aide known as Russia blackmail risk

Trump aide known as Russia blackmail risk

In the hearing, former CIA Director James Clapper and Yates were questioned about evidence of possible collusion between Trump associates and Russian Federation. Trump has repeatedly branded the iss...

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French constitutional council officially approves Macron as president-elect

Macron will also become the first President from outside the two traditional main parties since the modern republic's foundation in 1958. A poll showed that only 52 percent of voters want a pro-Macr...

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Trump asks Comey to drop Flynn probe, White House denies

Lindsey Graham of SC, a member of the committee. "But we have an obligation to carry out our oversight regardless of which party is in the White House". Along with Russian Federation and Comey-related...

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Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

Jeremy Corbyn brands War on Terror a failure

The Prime Minister shot back at the Labour leader after he accused her of "pandering" to US President Donald Trump as he set out plans for a major shift in British foreign policy. "So no more hand hol...

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After Trump disclosures, May says will continue to share intel with US

After Trump disclosures, May says will continue to share intel with US

The Washington Post newspaper has reported that Trump shared intelligence with Lavrov regarding an ISIL threat related to the use of laptop computers on airplanes. On Wednesday, Yediot Acharono...

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Why Republicans Should Join The Democrats Calling For Impeachment

When their sources are investigated, journalists face the prospect of surveillance or subpoenas to testify and it can inhibit important investigative reporting. And in firing Comey, Trump claimed the ...

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Labour's manifesto is about taking back control

Ms Dugdale will also highlight key election promises for Scotland in the "radical and transformative" United Kingdom manifesto launched by party leader Jeremy Corbyn on Tuesday, including opposing a s...

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Trump, Erdogan meet to mend frayed US-Turkey ties

Trump, Erdogan meet to mend frayed US-Turkey ties

Still, the Turkish president made it clear the Trump administration's decision to arm one group of Syrian Kurds fighting the Islamic State, the YPG, would "never be accepted". The attack came during T...

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Ransomware Attack Spurs Renewed Scrutiny of US Spy Agency

Ransomware Attack Spurs Renewed Scrutiny of US Spy Agency

Should the ransom not be paid, you face the possibility of losing your data permanently. Earlier on Monday, the country's leading security firm BKAV told Xinhua that hundreds of computers in Vie...

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Britain won't quit sharing intelligence with US: Theresa May

Britain won't quit sharing intelligence with US: Theresa May

In a pair of tweets, the president responded to a firestorm of criticism triggered by the reports. Lieberman made no mention of Trump's divulging Israeli intelligence to Russian Federation. Accordin...

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Top House Republican criticizes McMaster's remarks on Western Wall location

Top House Republican criticizes McMaster's remarks on Western Wall location

McMaster revealed this evening (Tuesday) that US President Donald Trump, who will arrive in Israel next week as part of his first diplomatic trip outside of the US, will be visiting the Western Wall....

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Chelsea Manning released after 35-year sentence commuted

Chelsea Manning released after 35-year sentence commuted

In 2013 , Manning was convicted of leaking hundreds of thousands of classified government documents to WikiLeaks. Deitz said Manning was getting off lightly and should have served the full 35 year...

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Australia Sleeps Through 'Biggest Ransomware Attack In History'

Australia Sleeps Through 'Biggest Ransomware Attack In History'

But the agency added that some infections may not yet have been detected, and that existing infections can spread within networks. As for Europe, such malicious software spread last Friday and block...

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South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen

South Korea says communication channel with North must reopen

Moon met Matt Pottinger, overseeing Asian affairs at the US National Security Council, on Tuesday and said he hoped to continue to have "sufficient, close discussions" between Seoul and Washington, th...

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Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

Saudi Arabia counting down the seconds until Trump arrives

After turbulent years, U.S. President Donald Trump meets Saudi princes in Riyadh this Saturday as he can expect a warmer welcome than the one given a year ago to his predecessor Barack Obama, who Ri...

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Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC

Tillerson thanks Russian envoy for coming to DC

Trump said he and Kissinger had met to talk "about Russian Federation and various other matters", according to the pool report. The uproar over Comey's dismissal complicated Lavrov's intended missio...

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Haryana Board HBSE Class 12 Results Officially Confirmed to Declare Today

Haryana Board HBSE Class 12 Results Officially Confirmed to Declare Today

Thursday May 18. Candidates who appeared for the high school examination can check their results on the official website at bseh.org.in or haryana.indiaresults.com, as soon as the result link has been...

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Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

Ransomware attack again thrusts US spy agency into unwanted spotlight

As Engadget reports, Finnish cybersecurity firm F-Secure has found evidence that WannaCry's rapid proliferation was aided by pirated Windows copies. The caller will trick you into installing malwa...

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New American Ambassador Presents Credentials to Israeli President

Trump promised to move the USA embassy from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem on Day One, appointed an ambassador to the right of Prime Minister Bibi Netanyahu, indicated he didn't care about settlement expansion...

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Ohio high school students get pepper-sprayed for class

Ohio high school students get pepper-sprayed for class

Before getting sprayed, the volunteers needed to get a waiver signed by their parents to give them permission to the sprayed by the OC. Video of the students from Barberton High School in OH being s...

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Goya Foods ending sponsorship of NYC parade after 60 years

Goya Foods ending sponsorship of NYC parade after 60 years

This year, the June 11 parade is honoring Oscar Lopez Rivera, a convicted terrorist whose group, the Armed Forces of National Liberation , or FALN, claimed responsibility for more than 100 bombings a...

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Security situation in Afghanistan likely to get worse: US intel chief

Security situation in Afghanistan likely to get worse: US intel chief

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull says the government is "actively considering" a request to provide more resources to the fight against terrorism in Afghanistan. "Meanwhile, we assess that the Taliban ...

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Local elections: Sturgeon plays down Tory success in Scotland

James Kelly Labour campaign manager said: "This analysis shows that Labour is ahead of the SNP or within touching distance of the SNP in seven seats across Scotland". He said: "The SNP have been tel...

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Kuwait Joins Saudis, Russia to Seek Oil-Cuts Extension Into 2018

Investors also kept a close eye on US crude stockpile data, which is scheduled for release by the Energy Information Administration Wednesday. USA crude inventories are finally showing some signs of s...

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North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place', defying United States warnings

North Korea vows missile tests 'any time, any place', defying United States warnings

That would require a flight of 8,000 km (4,800 miles) or more and technology to ensure a warhead's stable re-entry into the atmosphere. After three failures, it was the first successful test of an i...

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WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

WannaCry Ransomware: What We Know Monday

On affected computers, the WannaCry software encrypts files and displays a ransom message demanding $300 in bitcoin. Also, instead of alerting software companies that it had found an error, the US g...

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Trump's advisers are reportedly afraid to leave him alone with foreign leaders

Trump's advisers are reportedly afraid to leave him alone with foreign leaders

Consternation and confusion overtook Capitol Hill on Tuesday as Republicans confronted the revelation that President Donald Trump had disclosed highly classified information to the Russians. The off...

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Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

Kim Jong-un Claims New Missile Can Reach Mainland US

South Korea said on Monday it will send special envoys to the United States, China, Japan, Russia, and Germany to establish firmer ties as tensions mount on the Korean Peninsula in the wake of a miss...

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John Kasich on James Comey memo: 'We're a long way' from Watergate

Rep. Aderholt said House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., showed optimism about the upcoming races in a closed-door discussion with House Republicans Wednesday, pointing to recent House passage of legislati...

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From Watergate To "This Russia Thing": Comparing Nixon To Trump

Richard Blumenthal, D-Conn., a former state attorney general. "On its face, this is a textbook prima facie case of an attempt to obstruct justice", concluded Sen. "My view is that there are a lot of...

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After Firing, More Calls For Charges Against Balch Springs Officer

After Firing, More Calls For Charges Against Balch Springs Officer

The officer, Roy Oliver , "violated several departmental policies ", police told reporters without offering details because the officer has a right to appeal. Edwards was shot and killed Saturday ...

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DHS Thinks Flights from Europe May Need Middle East Carry-On Rules

The gathering is taking place "in order to jointly assess any new threats and work towards a common approach to address them", European Commission spokesman Margaritis Schinas told reporters in Bru...

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S. Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

S. Korea's Moon warns high chance of clashes with North

Haley said a plan is still in the works between the US, Japan, South Korea and China - North Korea's only major ostensible ally - to halt North Korea's progress on nuclear weapons and ballistic missil...

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