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Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

Bangladesh removes Lady Justice statue from court complex

Bangladesh Friday removed a controversial statue which religious radicals claim represents an "un-Islamic" Greek goddess from outside the country's highest court. It was not immediately clear if anyb...

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Iranian president criticises USA after Donald Trump calls for country's isolation

Iranian president criticises USA after Donald Trump calls for country's isolation

While he did not elaborate, his remarks were most likely a reference to Saudi Arabia. Iranian-backed forces have been fighting Islamic State militants in Iraq and support the government of President B...

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Republican Candidate Charged with Assault After 'Body-Slamming' Reporter

Republican Candidate Charged with Assault After 'Body-Slamming' Reporter

Gianforte: I'm sick and exhausted of you guys. When pressed whether Ryan will have Gianforte as part of the GOP conference, he waved off, saying "I do not think this is acceptable behavior but ...

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McConnell: 'I Don't Know How We Get To 50' Votes On AHCA

McConnell: 'I Don't Know How We Get To 50' Votes On AHCA

That itself was laughable given how much Republicans had properly criticized congressional Democrats for rushing through their health care overhaul without having a full grasp on its effects. Th...

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Korean prime minister nominee offers conditional talks with N. Korea

Korean prime minister nominee offers conditional talks with N. Korea

The nominee for South Korean prime minister on Tuesday offered conditional talks with North Korea as the U.N. Security Council is prepared to hold a session on how to deal with Pyongyang's latest miss...

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Trump and the Mideast: Looking at the bigger picture

Trump and the Mideast: Looking at the bigger picture

As a first step, USA negotiators are trying to goad reluctant Israeli and Palestinian leaders back to the negotiating table; and they might succeed, because neither side wants to say "no" to the presi...

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Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

Trump accused of 'Iranophobia' as he lands in Israel

David Friedman, the new United States ambassador to Israel , told the newspaper Israel Hayom that Mr Trump's goal at the start is simply "to begin a discussion that would hopefully lead to peace". ...

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NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

NATO leaders meet under intense Trump pressure on spending

Trump adds that "if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law". They introduced Trump to European Parliament President Tajani, and Foreign Affairs chief Federica...

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Merkel given big boost by voters in final pre-election test

The vote was seen as a test for Mrs Merkel, who faces a general election in September. "One thing that is totally clear is that, before general elections on September 24, we'll have a long way to ...

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Trump Administration Vows To Appeal Block On Travel Ban To High Court

Trump Administration Vows To Appeal Block On Travel Ban To High Court

A Virginia-based federal appeals court blocked the Trump administration's controversial travel ban, becoming the second circuit court to uphold lower court rulings against the policy. wrote in a c...

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31 militants killed in besieged Philippine city

31 militants killed in besieged Philippine city

The black flags of the Islamic State group were planted atop buildings and flown from commandeered vehicles, including a government ambulance and an armoured auto, said Mamintal Alonto Adiong Jr., vic...

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Manchester Bomber Caught on Surveillance Shopping Days Before Attack

Manchester Bomber Caught on Surveillance Shopping Days Before Attack

The arrests Wednesday were made South Manchester , where police arrested a 23-year-old man on Tuesday. A friend of the Abedi family said Salman and his brother Hashem had changed after another yo...

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Sweden drops Rape charges against Assange

Sweden drops Rape charges against Assange

British police said if Assange were to leave the embassy, it was still their obligation to arrest him. If Assange is arrested, it remains unclear whether he risks being extradited to the US. Ass...

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Reporter alleges attack by Montana GOP hopeful

Reporter alleges attack by Montana GOP hopeful

Rep. Markwayne Mullin, a Republican from Oklahoma and former mixed martial arts fighter, said that most people probably have the wrong image of a body-slam - associating it more with a WWE move wh...

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Ex-CIA chief: It's clear Russian Federation interfered with USA election

Ex-CIA chief: It's clear Russian Federation interfered with USA election

Brennan, testifying to the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, said it became clear last summer that Russian Federation was trying to interfere in the presidential election, and that he w...

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Unknown if Flynn will comply with subpoena

Unknown if Flynn will comply with subpoena

Trump's former national security adviser will not honor a subpoena from the Senate Intelligence Committee, according to that panel's top senator. A historian and political analyst who cowrote a b...

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Ex-FBI Director Comey To Testify In Public Senate Hearing

Ex-FBI Director Comey To Testify In Public Senate Hearing

Wittes, who was raised Jewish and attended religious day school, dished about Comey's discomfort with Trump's attempts to court him and pressure him into shutting down investigations into ties between...

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Top Republican Paul Ryan demands apology over party candidate's assault on reporter

Mr Gianforte yells "the last guy who came here did the same thing", and a shaken-sounded Mr Jacobs tells the candidate he just body-slammed him. "Get the hell out of here!" Gianforte is a tech mil...

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Top court strikes down rigged voting map

Last week, the Supreme Court said it would not review a lower court's ruling that a sweeping 2013 rewrite of the state's voting laws was an unconstitutional attempt to diminish the power of Africa...

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Trump to Retain Private Attorney for Russia Investigations

Trump to Retain Private Attorney for Russia Investigations

The chairman of a House oversight committee says the FBI will not be turning over memos and other materials that detail discussions between former FBI Director James Comey and President Don...

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Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) Recent Ownership Changes

Ulta Beauty, Inc. (NASDAQ:ULTA) Recent Ownership Changes

The stock increased 12.60% or $0.019 during the last trading session, reaching $0.169. The retailer posted earnings of $2.05 a share, easily beating analysts' estimates of $1.80 per share. 164,690 are...

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White House asks for more time on health care subsidies

Prior to 2013, insurers were allowed to turn away people with health problems, and there was no federal requirement for a standard benefits package. And insurers in the first states where public filin...

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Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

Trump, family make private visit to Western Wall

Trump also spoke out about the attack later that day while visiting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu at the Israel Museum. The suicide bomber detonated an explosive device near an ...

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Russian officials bragged about how well they knew Trump's advisers

Flynn similarly said he would not provide information to the Senate Intelligence Committee, which also plans to issue subpoenas to gain access to it. Earlier this week, former CIA Director John Bre...

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Manchester bomber has 'significant' link to British Isis recruiter

He said his other son, Ismail, was arrested in England on Tuesday morning. The "special relationship" between Britain and the United States was strained Thursday when UK police stopped shar...

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Donald Trump Calls People Behind Manchester Arena Attack "Evil Losers"

Still, Trump's speech was lauded by Israeli politicians here as one of the most friendly toward Israel from any US president, and he used the speech to affirm the Jewish bond to Jerusalem and th...

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Paula Robinson, U.K. Grandmother, Sheltered Teens In Manchester Hotel After Attack

Paula Robinson, U.K. Grandmother, Sheltered Teens In Manchester Hotel After Attack

Afterwards, the Queen travelled to Staffordshire in a pre-planned visit in her role as Duke of Lancaster - a title which every English monarch has held since the 14th century. The Queen speaking to 12...

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More than 100 civilians killed in Iraq bombing in March

But, one is left to wonder whether residents of Mosul feel the same way . Investigators in post-explosive analysis found residues common to explosives used by the Islamic State but that were not ...

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Could Liverpool and Man United ignite their rivalry in the Champions League?

The Jose Mourinho side is now the fifth team to claim the full quota of European trophies, joining the list with Ajax , Chelsea , Juventus and Bayern Munich. In Stockholm , a city recovering from...

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Philippine troops bomb Islamist militants in city

Philippine troops bomb Islamist militants in city

He said Islamic State forces have threatened to kill these hostages "if government forces unleashed against them are not recalled". Thousands fled as rebels seized large parts of the city and torc...

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Fifth Suspect In Bombing Arrested Near Manchester

Fifth Suspect In Bombing Arrested Near Manchester

Many at the concert were young girls and teens enthralled by Grande's pop power - and those who died included an 8-year-old girl. "We don't believe in killing innocents", he told the Associated Pre...

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Appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban

Appeals court upholds block on Trump travel ban

Supreme Court. Even after President Trump tried to scale it back and better hide his tracks, his Muslim ban still suffers from a fatal dose of religious animus. appears to be a post hoc, seconda...

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Playboy Playmate to clean graffiti for nude gym pic

Mathers also appeared in the image, smirking with her headphones on. While this case caught fire online for being a "body-shaming incident", it is so much more than just body shaming. In a video on ...

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Blatant Hypocrisies From Trump's Trip to Saudi Arabia

Blatant Hypocrisies From Trump's Trip to Saudi Arabia

Trump vowed that the United States would always stand by Israel, and got a standing ovation from the Israeli cabinet, while Netanyahu got up grinning from his seat in the middle of the speech to s...

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Assad vows to continue working with Iran after Rouhani win

Assad vows to continue working with Iran after Rouhani win

More than 56,400,000 Iranian people were eligible to vote. Mostafa Mir Salim and Sayed Mostafa Hashemi Taba are trailing with 297 thousand and 139 thousand votes, respectively. Rouhani's first comme...

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