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Michael Noonan announces intention to step down as Minister for Finance

Aoife Heffron, spokesperson for BoyleSports, said: "With Enda Kenny's retirement coming into effect, we have seen an influx of bets on Leo Varadkar, who was once priced at 11/10 to take over as Fine G...

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Canadian officials express concern, solidarity after deadly explosion in UK

Police said they responded to reports of an explosion shortly after 10.35pm at the arena, which has a capacity for 21,000 people, and where the United States singer had been performing to an audience ...

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Aides: Trump's Federal Bureau of Investigation comments to Russians were aimed at cooperation

Supporters of Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton believe that the publishing by Wikileaks of emails hacked from her campaign servers helped contribute to her defeat in November. A major concern that w...

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North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

North Korea says linking cyber attacks to Pyongyang is 'ridiculous'

Hong said he handed Moon's letter to Trump and expressed thanks for supporting South Korea's security and inviting the South Korean leader to visit Washington next month. Haley was asked about comment...

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Canada, Sweden to face off in world final

Canada, Sweden to face off in world final

New world champion Sweden moved up from fifth to third place after the gold-medal win in Cologne at the expense of Finland and the United States, who both dropped down one place. Canada coach Jon...

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Dershowitz: We're Closer To A Peace Deal In Israel Than Ever Before

He said: Never before has the first foreign trip of a president of the United States included a visit to Israel . Earlier on Monday, Trump slammed the nuclear deal with Iran, saying Iranian shoul...

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Flynn rejects subpoena; Democrats say he lied

Flynn rejects subpoena; Democrats say he lied

The requests could well be considered additional acts of obstruction of justice by Trump in the investigation by special counsel Robert Mueller . That's according to a letter obtained by The Assoc...

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Trump What to expect from President's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

Trump What to expect from President's visit to Israel, Palestinian territories

During a Jerusalem Unity Day event at the Capitol on Wednesday, DeSantis said , "I'm not necessarily predicting that that's going to happen, but I think if you're ever going to do it, with all th...

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Sweden drops rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Sweden drops rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange

Lawyer David Allen Green, who has followed the case, tweeted: "Once outside embassy, Assange more at risk from any U.S. extradition attempt than if he had gone to Sweden". The decision was made on the...

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Donald Trump flight from Saudi to Israel thought to be first ever

The letter noted that Trump's acknowledgment of Jerusalem as the Israeli capital would be consistent with the Jerusalem Embassy Act of 1995, which stated that the US should recognize the city ...

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North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected

North Korea developing nuclear warheads faster than expected

Harry Harris Jr., who leads U.S. Pacific Command, cautioned against gloating over the fact the North still has work to do to miniaturize a nuclear warhead and ideal re-entry technology. An IRBM has a ...

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Trump embraces Israel, but Russian ties still trail him

President Donald Trump ended a visit to Tehran's arch-foe Saudi Arabia where arms deals worth nearly $110 billion were signed. "We welcome President Trump's recognition of Islam as 'one of the...

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So, just what did Trump's note in the Western Wall say?

At a press conference, a reporter asked Netanyahu about intelligence cooperation between the U.S. and Israel . As he spoke, the death toll in the attack at an Ariana Grande concert had climbed to 22....

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Trump Tells Netanyahu He 'Never Mentioned Israel' In Meeting With Russians

Have each side to demonstrate something that is hard for them first, that will tell you they are ready to go for the bigger and harder decisions they are going to have to make. President Trump flew...

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United Kingdom police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorism

United Kingdom police treating Ariana Grande concert blast as terrorism

Grande, 23, tweeted she was "broken. from the bottom of my heart, i am so so sorry. i don't have words". Armed police stand guard at Manchester Arena after reports of an explosion at the venue d...

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22 dead in terror attack at Ariana Grande concert in Manchester

Oliver Jones, 17, who attended with his 19-year-old sister, said: "The bang echoed around the foyer of the arena and people started to run". The suspected terror attack, which claimed over 19 lives ...

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No reports yet of South Africans affected by Manchester terror attack

The first victim of the atrocityhas been named as 18-year-old Georgina Callander, who was a fan of Ariana Grande and could barely contain her excitement before the concert. The Dangerous Woman Tour ...

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British Police Confirm 19 People Dead After Reported Explosion At Manchester Arena

The Dangerous Woman Tour is the third concert tour by Grande to support her third studio album, Dangerous Woman. Grande, who was not injured, tweeted hours later: "Broken". "We basically hit the d...

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British Police Confirm Deaths After Reported Explosion At Manchester Arena Concert

A police helicopter hummed over the city as somber commuters hurried to work. Public transport shut down, and taxis offered to give stranded people free rides home, while residents opened their ho...

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In A Historic First, Trump Visits Old City Of Jerusalem

Trump vowed during his election campaign to move the USA embassy in Israel from Tel Aviv to Jerusalem and to recognize the disputed city as Israel's capital. However, the United States remains I...

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Turkey Calls US Actions Against Erdogan Bodyguards "Aggressive and Unprofessional"

Local police officials said the Turkish guards savagely attacked a peaceful protest outside the Turkish ambassador's residence as Erdogan was visiting , in a bout of violence that was captured in d...

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UK police: 'A number of fatalities' at Grande concert

Emergency response vehicles are parked at the scene of a suspected terrorist attack during a pop concert by USA star Ariana Grande in Manchester , northwest England on May 23, 2017 . "Some were youn...

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Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

Trump Arrives In Israel For Second Leg Of International Trip

Israel regards Jerusalem as its capital, while the Palestinians have staked claim to the eastern part as their capital. "This is in the West Bank". United Nations in his 2010 address that it was...

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Iran reformists sweep Tehran municipal council election

Addressing his first press conference after being re-elected as Iran's president, Rouhani said that Tehran has always favoured good ties with the regional and global countries. While their powers ar...

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United Nations condemns N. Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

To that end, the Security Council demanded the DPRK conduct no further nuclear and ballistic missile tests. The KCNA described this as "the final test launch before deployment" and reported that North...

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McDonnell urges Labour supporters not to believe opinion polls

McDonnell urges Labour supporters not to believe opinion polls

The Grime 4 Corbyn campaign follows a number of high-profile endorsements for the Labour leader from grime artists, which so far include Akala and JME , who have publicly supported him since the elec...

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Philippines President Says China Threatened War Over Territory Dispute

ASEAN member countries and China have reiterated the commitment reached by their high-ranking leaders to fully and effectively effectuating the Declaration on the Conduct of Parties in the East Se...

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China slams North Korea's missile launch as violation of UNSC resolutions

The Korean Central News Agency reported that Kim Jong-un was very satisfied with the launch and ordered to begin serial production of this type of missile for North Korea's strategic forces. The Nor...

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Ashok Singh murder case: Ex- RJD MP Prabhunath sentenced to life

Ashok Singh murder case: Ex- RJD MP Prabhunath sentenced to life

On Thursday, the court had declared Singh, along with two other persons, guilty of murdering then legislator Ashok Singh. At around 7 pm, three unidentified assailants barged into his house and hurled...

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United Kingdom police: 19 dead, 50 injured at Ariana Grande concert

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday condemned the deadly attack on Manchester Arena . "CPD is closely monitoring the incident in Manchester and we are in real-time communication with our...

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Erdogan urges U.S. to 'immediately' reverse decision on arming Syrian Kurds

On Tuesday, the Pentagon announced that President Donald Trump had authorized arming the YPG. U.S. Air Force Col. John L. Dorrian, U.S. spokesman for the U.S. A spokesman for the USA -led coalitio...

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White House doesn't dispute Trump called Comey a 'nut job' to Russians

Trump has been narrowing a short list and interviewing candidates to replace FBI Director James Comey who he fired May 9. This revelation launched a search for meaning of "nut job". President Tr...

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China pledges $122 billion for OBOR

China pledges $122 billion for OBOR

China on Tuesday said "the door will always remain open" to India for joining its One Belt, One Road (OBOR) initiative but did not offer any new ideas to resolve the issue of the "flagship" project...

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At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in UK

At least 19 killed in blast at Ariana Grande concert in UK

Police responded to reports of an explosion shortly after 10:33 pm (2133 GMT) at the arena, which has the capacity to hold 21,000 people, where the US singer had been performing to an audience that ...

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Theresa May issues statement on concert attack

Police are treating it as a terrorist incident until they know otherwise. In March, four people were killed and 50 injured in a terrorist attack outside the U.K. According to the first people w...

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