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United States and China Take First Steps in Trade Deal

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross said Thursday, calling the details of the trade deal revealed that day a "herculean accomplishment". He said the new deal could potentially add to a growing p...

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OPEC meets to extend oil cuts for up to one year

Barclays analysts Michael Cohen and Warren Russell agree that " OPEC appears set to extend its production cut agreement for an additional nine months". As such, any rally beyond its US$60 per barrel ...

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Indian army attack Pakistan sectors

Indian army attack Pakistan sectors

And, in a very rare move, the Indian Army released a 24-second video that showed a Pakistan post-cum shelter along the LoC being blown to smithereens. The Pakistan Army, however, remained in a sta...

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More arrests in both U.K., Libya after Manchester concert bombing

The images published by the United States newspaper revealed that the device that killed 22 people used by Salman Abedi had been made with "forethought and care", raising questions for investiga...

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Jury finds Oklahoma cop not guilty in shooting of black man

Crutcher's twin sister, Tiffany Crutcher , also spoke out against the verdict, saying: "Terence was not the aggressor; Betty Shelby was the aggressor ". Tulsa Mayor G.T. Bynum said the verdict does...

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Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Somalia car bomb kills at least 4 in capital, police say

Five policemen attached to the security of the governor of Mandera (northeast), Ali Roba, were killed when their vehicle hit a cracked device. Abdifatah Omar Halane, the spokesman for Mogadishu's ma...

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Obama gets rock-star welcome in Berlin, praises Merkel

The former world leader was joined by his German counterpart Chancellor Angela Merkel as they sat on a stage in front of the Brandenburg Gate and took questions from a panel, including a social work...

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Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special

Ellen DeGeneres lands new Netflix stand up special

DeGeneres said she was going to have to think about but then said yes a whopping 30 seconds later. "15 years", DeGeneres said in a statement provided through Netflix . The others are Chris Rock , Dav...

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7th person linked to Manchester attack detained by police

7th person linked to Manchester attack detained by police

He did not elaborate but said it's unclear whether Abedi was part of a larger network of attackers. He said Salman visited Libya a month-and-a-half ago and only returned to Manchester after winn...

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Trump's Saudi summit was 'show with no value' - Iran president

Trump left Israel on Tuesday extolling the prospects for an Israeli-Palestinian peace agreement but leaving no clear indication of how he plans to bring to it fruition. The papers included several ...

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Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Trump asked NSA director to knock down FBI's Russian Federation investigation

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said attempts by the White House to influence his job would be "inappropriate", on May 23 at the Capitol. Back home, the Director of National Intelligence...

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Israel marks 50 years of 'united Jerusalem', but city struggles

A 45 minute meeting in Bethlehem with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas statements from both leaders after that meeting but no new revelations. Some argue that the Trump administration's appar...

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'I'd never make it in Bollywood,' says Brad Pitt

'I'd never make it in Bollywood,' says Brad Pitt

He said , "It's because the way the studio system is right now in Hollywood ". There were hints that he may stop over in India after completing his Tokyo press tour, and it came as a pleasant su...

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Former CIA director worried about Russian meddling

Former CIA director worried about Russian meddling

In addition, the country's top intelligence official, Dan Coats , declined to say, as reported by the Washington Post , whether Trump had asked him to publicly deny that any evidence exists on ...

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Ariana Grande suspends Dangerous Woman world tour after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande suspends Dangerous Woman world tour after Manchester attack

He said the brother was aware of Salman Abedi's attack plan and that the two brothers were both members of the Islamic State group. "This evening we have been carrying out searches at an address i...

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Army bomb disposal unit at Manchester college, Greater Manchester Police say

Army bomb disposal unit at Manchester college, Greater Manchester Police say

Queen Elizabeth II visited the Royal Manchester Childrens Hospital to meet the children injured in the attack and the staff at the hospital. Speaking inside Number 10 after the meeting, she said: ...

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Russians "brazenly interfered" in elections — Former CIA Director

Scott Applewhite). That impression was further strengthened by the admission of former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper before a Senate Judiciary subcommittee on May 8 that "the two d...

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Trump to meet with anxious EU and NATO leaders

Trump's campaign comments questioning NATO's relevance deeply unnerved member states, particularly those at Russia's doorstep that count on USA support to ward off Moscow's increasingly aggressive p...

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Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

Student's service dog gets own headshot in class yearbook

Staffer Grace Fuller tells fredericksburg.com Alpha "is a part of this school now". The photo shows student Andrew Schalk and his service dog Alpha, CBS 6 reported . AJ Schalk says he's had Alpha ...

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Donald Trump ends Middle East tour

But Trump believes that was a bad deal, and sees the US relationship with Iran much differently. It's likely unintentional, but Melania Trump has yet again snubbed her husband , President Dona...

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BJP workers clash with police in Calcutta in march to Lalbazar HQ

BJP workers clash with police in Calcutta in march to Lalbazar HQ

BJP workers clashed with police during their march to the police headquarters in Kolkata demanding the arrest of "corrupt" TMC leaders, prompting the force to use teargas shells, water canons and ba...

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Donald Trump drops out of Saudi Arabia event due to 'exhaustion'

The US President said: "I have always heard about the splendor of your country and the kindness of your citizens, but words do not do justice to the grandeur of this remarkable place and the incredibl...

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South Korea: Bishops urge new president to work for peace and reconciliation

South Korea: Bishops urge new president to work for peace and reconciliation

During his first speech as president, Moon said he would aim to sooth tensions between Beijing and Washington . Moon was sworn in as president of South Korea on Wednesday, a day after he was decl...

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Why Trump's visit to Israel, Western Wall is a big deal

Even the way Trump arrived in Israel was a big deal. Alaa Tartir, programme director at Al-Shabaka: The Palestinian Policy Network, says Israeli authorities had hoped to break to the hunger strik...

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British Police Make Two Further Arrests Over Manchester Attack

British Police Make Two Further Arrests Over Manchester Attack

The reported remark on May 25 followed reports that British police are concerned that US leaks of intelligence on the May 22 attack at a pop concert in Manchester could hamper efforts to find a possib...

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Pigeon carrying 200 ecstasy tablets arrested in Kuwait

Pigeon carrying 200 ecstasy tablets arrested in Kuwait

According to local news reports, authorities tracked the bird and say it came from Iraq, which sits right next to Kuwait. Local authorities caught a homing pigeon that was being used to smuggle near...

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Trump denounces Manchester attackers as 'evil losers'

Trump denounces Manchester attackers as 'evil losers'

During meetings with Netanyahu on Monday, Trump focused attention on the threat from Iran but also talked about the opportunities for peace in the region and how Saudi Arabia and other Arab nation...

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Manchester attacker's father, younger brother arrested in Tripoli - spokesman

British officials, who have also had access to sensitive information regarding past USA -focused investigations, are bound by the Official Secrets Act. British officials hadn't, for example, released ...

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Democrats torch Montana GOP rival Greg Gianforte over alleged body slamming incident

Democrats torch Montana GOP rival Greg Gianforte over alleged body slamming incident

She also noted that Gallatin County Sheriff's officers were taking witness statements. Others shared screenshots of Gianforte's press release about the incident , which claimed that Jacobs wasn't "...

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Did Melania Trump refuse to hold her husband's hand in Israel?

Did Melania Trump refuse to hold her husband's hand in Israel?

Trump, hand outstreched, appeared to wait a beat before then putting his hand on her waist or backside in an attempt to guide her down the steps. "Poor Trump. Meanwhile, several news sites have vari...

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Mitchell: Trump Trip Being Received 'Very, Very Well' in Middle East

After meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday, the president said "we can truly achieve a more peaceful future for this region and for people of all faiths and all beliefs...

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Ariana Grande suspends European tour after Manchester attack

Ariana Grande suspends European tour after Manchester attack

The counter-terrorism force detained the father, Ramadan Abedi, outside his home in the Tripoli suburb of Ayn Zara on Wednesday afternoon. Responding to the leak in the New York Times of crime sce...

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Father and brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

Father and brother of Manchester bomber arrested in Libya

The U.K. has now raised its threat level to "critical" - meaning the government believes another attack is imminent. Family members shouted at the Rada men, calling them "dogs", as Abedi was handc...

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Woman released after being arrested in Ariana Grande Manchester Arena bombing

Woman released after being arrested in Ariana Grande Manchester Arena bombing

Tours of Parliament were called off until further notice, and the guard-changing ceremony at Buckingham Palace, long a favourite of tourists, was cancelled. Officials are examining his trips to Libya....

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Intelligence Chief Refuses to Say if Trump Sought Help Rebuffing FBI Probe

That's the assessment of 17 USA intelligence agencies. WASHINGTON — The United States' top intelligence official says the USA government has not yet verified that the Islamic State group is resp...

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