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Dead, 1 Missing After Climbing Mount Everest

The following day, Roland Yearwood , a doctor from Alabama who returned to Everest after surviving an earthquake-triggered avalanche in 2015, died not far from the summit on the Nepali side, accord...

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I 'Never Mentioned' Israel in Talk With Russian Officials

I 'Never Mentioned' Israel in Talk With Russian Officials

He said: Never before has the first foreign trip of a president of the United States included a visit to Israel. Trump was presented with a Book of Psalms with his name printed on it by the rabbi of...

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Trump, Francis: After conflicts, a search for common ground

President Obama was one of the most pro-abortion presidents in US history, and was notably contentious in dealing with the Little Sisters of the Poor and other religious groups who appealed for exempt...

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US top court tosses Republican-drawn districts in North Carolina

Tom Ross, the former president of the University of North Carolina system who now works with a nonprofit trying to restore trust in government, told The News & Observer's Anne Blythe Monday that p...

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ELECTION 2017: Unstable minority unlikely to last

NDP leader John Horgan and BC Green Party leader Andrew Weaver also won their respective ridings. The difference between the Liberals and NDP in the popular vote on Tuesday was about 17,800 votes i...

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Pakistan Mirage jets fly over Siachen Glacier

Pakistan Mirage jets fly over Siachen Glacier

Aman met the pilots and technical staff of the PAF, said reports. The air force chief was accompanied by other top Pakistan air force officers. Quoting sources, Samaa said all of Pakistan's op...

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US Ends Arctic Council Chairmanship By Signing Treaty on Carbon Emissions

In the official declaration , the council says its actions are "recognizing that activities taking place outside the Arctic region, including activities occurring in Arctic States, are the main contr...

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Does Trump Record His Conversations? The White House Won't Say

Does Trump Record His Conversations? The White House Won't Say

Thomas O'Connor, the association's president, said Rogers' experience "sets him apart". On the campaign trail, Trump often declared that Clinton should have been prosecuted - despite the FBI's fin...

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Michael Flynn, former Donald Trump aide won't cooperate in Russian Federation investigation

Michael Flynn, former Donald Trump aide won't cooperate in Russian Federation investigation

There is only one conclusion to be drawn from reports former national security adviser Michael Flynn will invoke his Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination before the Senate Intelligen...

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Trump says those behind Manchester attacks are 'losers'

KEITH: Trump said he would call people who commit these kinds of acts monsters, but they might like that, so. They would think that's a great name. I will call them from now on losers, because that's ...

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Trump denounces United Kingdom terror; says Middle East can 'make a deal'

Still, a senior administration official traveling with the president told reporters on Air Force One that the White House was satisfied with the visit. "We must drive out the terrorists and the extr...

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Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

Trump, Francis: After clashing, a search for common ground

Francis will formally elevate the churchmen to cardinal's rank in a ceremony at the Vatican on June 28. The fact that none of the five are Italian and none hold Vatican positions underscores Francis...

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Trump's $4.1T Budget Relies on Deep Domestic Cuts

An internal Department of Homeland Security (DHS) plan in February estimated the total cost for the wall at $21.6 billion, but the White House's budget proposal for 2018, released in full on Tue...

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Trump seeks to establish 'common principles' for Mideast peace push

Abbas's Fatah party is at sharp odds with the Islamist group Hamas, which is in power in Gaza, leaving no unified Palestinian position on peace. Speaking at the Israel Museum in Jerusalem to an A-...

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Philippines' Duterte leaves for 4-day visit to Russia

In an interview with Moscow-based TV network Russia Today, President Duterte said that though he has nothing against the US, the Philippines needs a foreign policy that is independent of American in...

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United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

United Nations condemns North Korea missile launch, vows new sanctions

Chinese Ambassador to the United Nations Liu Jieyi enters a Security Council meeting about North Korea at UN headquarters, Tuesday. Many more weapons capable of striking the US will be launched fr...

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United Kingdom concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

United Kingdom concert bombing victims include 8-year-old girl, college student

Italy is already at its highest terror threat level as US President, Donald Trump and other world leaders arrive in Sicily for the G20 summit on May 26-27. "The audience was a very young audience, and...

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Amnesty slams Turkey over 'arbitrary' crackdown on employees

Ex-air force commander Akin Ozturk was the first in a long line of defendants. "The fact that it actually involved the Turkish president's own security personnel clearly demonstrates that the Turkis...

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Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

Korean officials seek to mend rift with meetings

Xi, in his turn, invited Moon to visit Beijing . BEIJING (AP ) - Chinese President Xi Jinping said Friday he's willing to help ties with South Korea return to a "normal track" amid a rift ov...

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Iranian President mocks Trump administration, calls it 'intellectually' unstable

With President Hassan Rouhani reelected by a large margin, the focus is on how it will affect United States relations with the Middle East. This is all a showing of the Saudi's strong support to T...

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India beat Indonesia 4-1 in Sudirman Cup

India beat Indonesia 4-1 in Sudirman Cup

The Indian pair put their opponents under enormous pressure after winning the opening game but then they fought back to push the match into a decider. PV Sindhu then did her job with elan. However...

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Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Senate panel says it will subpoena Michael Flynn businesses

Former White House National Security Adviser Michael Flynn appears to have lied to federal investigators past year about who paid for his 2015 trip to Moscow during a Defense Department inquiry in...

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Trump in Middle East: Symbols but little substance

Trump provided few specifics about how a deal might be achieved in a peace process that has been stalled for years. Israelis had expected Trump to make some kind of a gesture regarding the status of...

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Cup final has lost its 'glow' after attack, says Ajax coach

United cancelled their eve-of-match press conference at the Friends Arena , but Mourinho and his players solemnly went ahead with a scheduled walk around the pitch before returning to the team hotel....

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Macron 'carries hopes' of millions of Europeans: Merkel

Macron 'carries hopes' of millions of Europeans: Merkel

Under the current French constitution, the president can name his own premier only when his own political party is able to win a majority of parliamentary seats in the general election and form a ca...

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Iranians react to President Hassan Rouhani reelection victory

The council, as the high legislative body of the country, will ultimately confirm the results of Iran's presidential election. In what many had predicted was going to be a closely contested election...

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TPP countries keep trade deal alive without US

New Zealand co-chaired a meeting with Vietman while member countries were in Hanoi for an APEC summit. Lighthizer and Japan's economy, trade and industry minister, Hiroshige Seko, agreed on streng...

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Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

Tensions in their past, Trump, Pope Francis to meet

The pope also normally gives political leaders a medallion of some-sort, which is usually imbued with a specific message. "Mindful in a particular way of those children and young people who have los...

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Can North Korea Attack the US Mainland?

Can North Korea Attack the US Mainland?

The Security Council first imposed sanctions on Pyongyang in 2006 and ratcheted up the measures in response to five nuclear tests and two long-range missile launches. A spokesman for Pyongyang's forei...

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South Korea prepares for summit with United States - ministry

South Korea prepares for summit with United States - ministry

Also on the table is the deployment of the USA missile defense system THAAD to South Korea which has placed great strain in Seoul-Beijing ties in recent months. CD REV's Wang Zixin told The Assoc...

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President Trump: No Iranian Nukes on My Watch

President Trump: No Iranian Nukes on My Watch

U.S. President Donald Trump Tuesday vowed to do "everything I can" to bring peace to the Middle East, echoing sentiments of several of his predecessors who tried and failed to achieve the same goal....

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Trump seeks to slash $3.6 trillion of spending in austere budget

And environmentalists said the proposal , which would slash the Environmental Protection Agency's budget by just over a third, would eliminate crucial environmental justice and cleanup programs. The ...

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Theresa May signs condolences book for victims of Manchester terror

A further 119 fans were injured. Speaking on behalf of his wife, the Duchess of Cambridge, and younger brother, Prince Harry, William issued a statement saying that "hundreds of friends, parents, ...

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Rex Tillerson urges Iranian President Hassan Rouhani to end ballistic missile tests

While campaigning ahead of the United States election, Mr Trump said the 2015 nuclear agreement Tehran signed with global powers was the "the worst deal ever" and that he was determined to "dismantle ...

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In Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Parsing What Trump Left Unsaid

In Jerusalem and Bethlehem, Parsing What Trump Left Unsaid

He then visited the Western Wall and the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, both in occupied East Jerusalem, and held press conferences with Israeli leaders. Still, a senior administration official traveli...

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