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Taiwan Becomes First Asian Country to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

Past attempts to legalise same-sex marriage stalled under the Kuomintang, which dominated politics for decades until it was unseated by President Tsai Ing-wen's Democratic Progressive Party previous y...

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Police arrest 3 more in connection with UK arena bombing

Police arrest 3 more in connection with UK arena bombing

The Manchester Evening News reported police believe the man responsible for making the bomb used in the attack is still at large. A third brother has also been arrested after police raids in t...

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S. Korea says fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea

S. Korea says fires warning shots at object flown from N. Korea

The United States has been trying to persuade China , North Korea's lone major ally, to do more to rein in North Korea, which has conducted dozens of missile launches and tested two nuclear bom...

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Former head of Central Intelligence Agency says it knew of Trump team's Moscow links

The intelligence Trump shared has been reported to have come from Israel. The Justice Department has said Sessions had more than 25 conversations with foreign ambassadors a year ago. presidential ...

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Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

Draft a sign of progress on South China Sea code of conduct

The Navy said this year's exercises are being held in the South China Sea and are aimed at "increasing interoperability" between the two navies and also "developing common understanding and procedures...

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Iran's Rouhani slams Trump's Saudi summit

Greenblatt, ADL CEO, issued the following statement:"This election reminds us how little has changed in the Islamic Republic of Iran". He recalled that Saudi Arabia had given almost $100 billion to ...

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Iran's Rouhani denounces US' Middle East ignorance

Iran's Rouhani denounces US' Middle East ignorance

It has said it backs Trump's call to strengthen the monitoring of the deal, but has reassured France's commitment to its implementation, including the lifting of sanctions. The US stance against ...

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Philippines using helicopters to clear militants

Fighting in the southern city of Marawi has severely escalated, with authorities sending in helicopters and tanks while bombing residential areas in an attempt to wrest back control of the city from...

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Britain Facing 'Imminent' Threat Despite New Arrests in Manchester Bombing

Britain Facing 'Imminent' Threat Despite New Arrests in Manchester Bombing

So, the question becomes: "Is there a person who executed the attack, and, in addition, at least one bomb maker?" She wrote on Instagram : "Still can't process this". It is not known what his invol...

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Trump ducks question about intelligence sharing after leak

Trump ducks question about intelligence sharing after leak

Because the Trump administration can't hold water, not only has the president had to come out and denounce reported leaks coming from someone in the White House, but police in Manchester, England, are...

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Grande suspends world tour after attack

Grande suspends world tour after attack

She told the BBC: "This is not going to be a situation which we are going to move to and arrive at a new level of need for defence or support or protection". Salman Abedi (22) was born in Britain to...

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No Malaysians involved in East Jakarta bombing: Ministry of Foreign Affairs

Police spokesmen told a briefing the militants, who were killed in the twin blasts, had links to IS, and the bombs they used were low-grade explosives similar to the type used in a February attack in ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation declines request for Comey documents

Federal Bureau of Investigation declines request for Comey documents

Now, it appears that Comey wasn't the only intelligence official President Trump asked to stop probing his closest allies. In February, the Trump White House also sought to enlist senior members o...

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Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving

Hannity says liberal fascists after sponsors; 1 is leaving

Investigators have not found Rich's killer, but they have ruled out any connection to WikiLeaks . No real evidence has been provided to support such claims . The murder is unsolved. If the ...

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Jared Kushner now the focus in Russia, Trump investigation

On "The Story" tonight, Newt Gingrich pointed out that Kushner was assigned the job of meeting with Russian officials and bankers by then President-elect Trump, so he wasn't doing anything secretive o...

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President Trump seeks reform, not intervention, on Middle East trip

As Trump is trying to antagonize Iran in the region by means of prioritizing Saudi Arabia and Israel in his first foreign trip, the Iranian people are looking for a reset with the new American p...

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Democrats use 'body slam' audio in last-minute Gianforte attack ad

Democrats use 'body slam' audio in last-minute Gianforte attack ad

As Jacobs meant to record Gianforte's answer to his health care questions, he recorded the entire incident. But he said he "was on the ground at the point, so it was a little bit sudden". "There is no...

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No Proof of Trump Team's Contact With Russians, Says White House

No Proof of Trump Team's Contact With Russians, Says White House

All eyes are on Mr. Comey, who is expected to testify to Congress in coming weeks, making his first public comments since he was sacked. Trump is also said to have discussed with Comey the possibi...

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Who Is Hashem Abedi? Brother Of Manchester Attacker Arrested For ISIS Ties

Hashem Abedi was arrested in the Libyan capital having travelled to the city from the United Kingdom on April 16, Libya's counter-terrorism force said. "We recite Quran, but not that". Former Libyan...

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Troops bomb Islamist militants in Marawi

The siege started Tuesday after government troops attempted to raid a hideout of a top militant. Philippine security forces bombed a southern city on Thursday, May 25 as they battled Islamist mil...

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ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester blast as leaders condemn attack

ISIS claims responsibility for Manchester blast as leaders condemn attack

European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Tuesday offered sympathy to Britain after the blast in Manchester . Ahead of their meetings yesterday, the Council held a moment of silence to...

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Manchester concert bombing: More arrests, police respond to incident

British police arrested two more people and searched a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the concert bombing that left 22 people dead, as British authorities complained bitterly Thursday ab...

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Russian Federation vows to help Philippines vs drugs

Catholics in the Philippine capital have attended a Mass for people in the southern region now under martial law and in Marawi. Gunmen claiming to have links with the Islamic State group threatened ...

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3 more arrests made in United Kingdom concert attack

Officers also arrested three men earlier Wednesday in Manchester, where a bomber attacked an Ariana Grande concert, killing 22 and injuring dozens others. He told The Associated Press on Wednesd...

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Trump discusses peace without calling for a Palestinian state

Trump discusses peace without calling for a Palestinian state

Palestinian sources told i24NEWS that Greenblatt proposed a face-to-face meeting between Netanyahu and Abbas, which would take place in July, in order to revive the stalled peace talks. No countri...

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Rouhani urges United States to drop 'hostile' policies towards Iran

Rouhani urges United States to drop 'hostile' policies towards Iran

The president on Sunday implored Muslim nations to form a new coalition to defeat extremism during a speech in Riyadh . Mustafa Akyol, a contributing opinion writer at The New York Times told the...

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Mueller Cleared by DOJ Ethics Experts to Lead Russia Probe

The bureau brings broad powers to such investigations. And there could be more. Read what he says about Russian attempts to win over individuals after the jump (and after the Trump story). It was ...

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OPEC extends output cut, but big oil price increase unlikely

But the comments by Saudi Arabia , the most influential player in the cartel, wiped out early gains in the oil price in anticipation of the meeting in Vienna. "Today's decision in Vienna sends a si...

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Family of schoolgirl Eilidh MacLeod confirm death after Manchester bombing

Family of schoolgirl Eilidh MacLeod confirm death after Manchester bombing

She loved all music whether it was listening to Ariana or playing the bagpipes with her pipe band. The family thanked everyone, including the emergency services, for their support, adding: "We know ...

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Polls open after candidate charged with assault

Gianforte campaign spokesman Shane Scanlon said the candidate was in a private office giving an interview when reporter Ben Jacobs entered the office without permission. A Democratic political n...

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Delta Goodrem pays tribute to victims of Manchester attack

The arrest of the woman followed an armed raid on a block of flats in the north of the city, the BBC reported . There's a cultural contrast between how the police in the US and United Kingdom app...

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Trump Son-in-Law Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe

Trump Son-in-Law Kushner Under FBI Scrutiny in Russia Probe

Investigators are looking into meetings he had with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. The Washington Post previously reported that, along with former national security adviser Michael Flynn a...

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United Kingdom economic growth revised down

United Kingdom economic growth revised down

The services sector, which accounts for 80 per cent of the United Kingdom economy and was expected to expand by 0.3 per cent, saw just 0.2 per cent growth in the first quarter. The distribution and ...

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Israeli police question US casino mogul Adelson in Netanyahu probe

Israeli police question US casino mogul Adelson in Netanyahu probe

Israeli police questioned USA casino magnate Sheldon Adelson on Thursday as part of an ongoing criminal investigation of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu , a law enforcement source said. The Israe...

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'Profound, Political Courage:' Christian Leaders React to Trump's Middle East Trip

'Profound, Political Courage:' Christian Leaders React to Trump's Middle East Trip

Trump's comments came after he made the short trip from Jerusalem to Bethlehem to meet Abbas, who sought to convince the unpredictable USA president to remain committed to an independent Palestinian...

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