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Pence cites Trump's 'leadership' in commencement address

Over 100 members of the University of Notre Dame's latest graduating class walked out Sunday as commencement speaker Vice President Mike Pence began his address. Protesters are using the hashtag #Wa...

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India committed grave mistake by moving ICJ: Markandey

He said the ICJ had given its point of view on Jadhav's case to get counselor access. Kulbhushan Jadhav "alias Hussain Mubarak Patel, Indian RAW Agent/ Naval officer" was arrested on April 10, "...

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Swedish Prosecutor Office Drops Rape Charges Against Julian Assange

Swedish Prosecutor Office Drops Rape Charges Against Julian Assange

Appearing on a balcony of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London overnight the 45-year-old told supporters and a large media throng he had been detained and slandered as his children grew up without him. Ho...

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Korea fires missile in latest test, US and S. Korea say

The use of solid fuel presents advantages for weapons because the fuel is more stable and can be transported easily in the missile's tank allowing for a launch at very short notice. "We are early in...

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Trump says firing 'nut job' Comey took off pressure

Trump says firing 'nut job' Comey took off pressure

He hopes Mr Comey's testimony will answer some of the questions that have arisen since the Federal Bureau of Investigation director was suddenly dismissed last week by Donald Trump. Rosenstein said th...

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Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

Nelson's Four Seasons finale: Horschel over Day in playoff

Horschel three-putted the fifth but edged back ahead with a gain at the sixth, only to bogey the ninth to reach the turn tied for the lead with Hahn. He just missed a miraculous eagle at the 18th hole...

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Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador

Senator calls for ejection of Turkish ambassador

Footage shows men kicking protesters. Photos and videos posted on social media showed a chaotic scene of people kicking and punching as the police tried to intervene. The State Department also s...

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House committee chairman says he'll talk to fired FBI Director Comey Monday

Chaffetz' departure is likely to spark a battle over who replaces him as the head of the oversight committee that will once again pit the House Freedom Caucus against the establishment. Gowdy ran the ...

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Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure

Hong Kong's Cathay lays off 600 as it faces rising pressure

The cuts are part of a three year programme to turn around the losses. The city's premier carrier, also one of Asia's biggest worldwide airlines, is in the early stages of a three-year programme to ...

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TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay leaves for Kolkata

TMC MP Sudip Bandopadhyay leaves for Kolkata

The bench of Justice J P Das allowed the TMC leader to go on bail after depositing a sum of Rs 25 lakh in any nationalised bank and furnishing a bail bond of two sureties of Rs 50,000 each. In its cha...

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Trump Administration Upholds Iran Sanctions Waiver, Keeping Nuclear Deal Alive

Trump Administration Upholds Iran Sanctions Waiver, Keeping Nuclear Deal Alive

The State Department says it is telling Congress it will continue to waive sanctions on Iran as part of a 2015 nuclear deal . Through a newly formed organization called Diplomacy Works, Kerry and s...

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2 in United States court over Washington protest fight

A video which surfaced on Thursday shows Turkey president, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan , looking on as his security team clashed with protesters in Washington DC. "We intend to ensure accountability of ...

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Macron Calls for EU Reforms, Vows to Work Closely with Germany

A source close to Macron said he would seek to convince Merkel to back his "protection agenda" for Europe which includes a "Buy European Act" and regulations to prevent strategic firms from falling in...

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Donald Trump says he fired James Comey because he was 'unpopular'

President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos in the East Room of the White House in Washington , Thursday, May 18, 2017. Democrats hailed it is a...

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Kashmir cop who fled with rifles has joined Hizbul Mujahideen

Kashmir cop who fled with rifles has joined Hizbul Mujahideen

The constable identified as Syed Naveed Mushtaq fled with four self-loading rifles (SLRs) - his own and of three of his colleagues - and ammunition from a Food Corporation of India warehouse where he ...

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GST rates will help stimulate demand in auto sector: SIAM

Similarly, most mobile phones may get costlier by 4-5% after the GST rate was fixed at 12%, which will make locally manufactured devices more expensive as they now operate under lower tax rates due to...

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Philippine President to Start First Official Visit to Russian Federation on Monday

Philippine President to Start First Official Visit to Russian Federation on Monday

President Rodrigo Duterte has officially renamed Benham Rise to "Philippine Rise", in an apparent bid to assert the country's sovereignty over the resource-rich waters amid alleged incursions by Chine...

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Warrants issued for 4 people at critical newspaper in Turkey

Warrants issued for 4 people at critical newspaper in Turkey

The newspaper's owner Burak Akbay could not be arrested as he is now overseas, the source said, adding the suspects are accused of committing crimes on behalf of the group even though they are not mem...

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Iran hardliners sulk after Rouhani win, say they must be heard

Average Iranians say they do not feel the economic benefits after global sanctions were lifted as a result of a nuclear deal signed between Iran, the U.S. He gained a reprieve this week when Washingto...

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'WannaCry' shares code with Sony hack, raising possibility of N. Korea connection

'WannaCry' shares code with Sony hack, raising possibility of N. Korea connection

US antivirus company McAfee says cyberattacks continue to hit Saudi Arabia. And the media have since spun out stories on Pyongyang's league of hackers, its past involvement in cyberattacks and its per...

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Jeb Bush on Trump: I predicted a chaos president

Jeb Bush on Trump: I predicted a chaos president

Participating in a wide-ranging interview at the SALT conference in Las Vegas, Bush argued that Trump's tweets undermine "a lot of people" that are trying to keep up with him. The audience laughed whe...

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General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Swinnow

General Election 2017: Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn visits Swinnow

Issuing a market update this morning, bookmaker William Hill has revealed that betting on the Tories is now outmatching Labour wagers by 10:1. The General Election could determine if the United Ki...

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Rubio praises Trump for new Venezuela sanctions

The Trump administration is set to impose new sanctions on members of the Venezuelan Supreme Court for stripping the opposition-led congress of all power earlier this year. Trump's comments came at a ...

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Turkey calls on United States to not arm Kurdish 'terrorists'

A military official told VOA the United States will provide Kurdish forces around Raqqa with small arms, machine-guns, ammunition, and armored vehicles to counter improvised explosive devices and cons...

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NXT TakeOver: Chicago 2017 Results

NXT TakeOver: Chicago 2017 Results

They'd established themselves as strong babyfaces, they have had great matches with nearly every team they've faced, and WWE's tag team division can always use a new team on WWE television the only lo...

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US President Donald Trump's comments to Russians were 'aimed at co-operation'

He hopes Mr Comey's testimony will answer some of the questions that have arisen since the Federal Bureau of Investigation director was suddenly dismissed last week by Donald Trump . The Times also...

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Will Trump Push Israel Too Far in Search of Peace?

Will Trump Push Israel Too Far in Search of Peace?

However, Trump is expected to travel mostly by helicopter, the Times of Israel reported , adding that " organizers are hoping to avoid a repeat of a mishap during Obama's visit ", when the U.S. W...

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More troops deployed as Canada braces for worse flooding

Heurtel said there are "encouraging signs" in the Outaouais region, near the Ontario border, where water levels are rising more slowly than before. The has military raced to sandbag homes, and schoo...

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Trump, in speech to Muslim leaders, calls for shutting down terror funding

Trump, in speech to Muslim leaders, calls for shutting down terror funding

He said that that the fight against terrorism "is not a battle between different faiths, different sects, or different civilizations". He added: "Drive them out". Separately he told Qatar's Emir S...

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Tillerson: Trump told Russians about Comey to show he's not distracted

Senator Richard Burr (R-North Carolina), chairman of the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, announced late Friday that Comey accepted an invitation to testify to the committee in an open setting...

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Trump administration kickstarts Nafta renegotiation

Late last month he signed an executive order that required the Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross and the USTR, in consultation with several federal agencies, to "conduct comprehensive performance revi...

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2 in U.S. court over Washington protest fight

John McCain, the Republican chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, called for the Turkish ambassador to be kicked out of the US. State Department official Heather Nauert said in a s...

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Dutch King Reveals He Moonlighted As A Pilot For Airlines

Dutch King Reveals He Moonlighted As A Pilot For Airlines

It's not unusual to have a side hustle, but most people don't moonlight as pilots-or for that matter, serve as monarchs by day. The 50-year-old royal described his casual flights as a "hobby" - and ...

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Dutch king reveals secret life as an airline pilot for KLM

Dutch king reveals secret life as an airline pilot for KLM

The Dutch king has revealed that for more than two decades he has, alongside his royal duties, held down a part-time second job.In a newspaper interview published on Wednesday, King Willem-Alexander...

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Macron visits troops in Mali, keeping campaign pledge

Macron visits troops in Mali, keeping campaign pledge

France has led global counter-terrorism efforts in largely francophone West Africa, a role that the USA military has recognized and supported. They are part of a broader mission, Operation Barkhane ,...

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