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Taiwan step closer to being first in Asia for same-sex marriage

Taiwan step closer to being first in Asia for same-sex marriage

The verdict explains that a current law forbidding the union of same-sex couples is unconstitutional, therefore lawmakers will need to rewrite the nation's legislation to explicitly legalize same-sex ...

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USA split with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders on full display

USA split with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders on full display

He declined to say whether he and Tusk had brought up the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP), a proposed EU-US free trade agreement that Brussels and Washington had spent more...

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Under martial law, Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Teachers who were trapped in the siege by Muslim militants of Marawi city comfort each other as they wait for their transport back to their hometowns in southern Philippines for the third day Thur...

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Part of Everest has collapsed, mountaineers confirm

The Step was named after New Zealand explorer Sir Edmund Hillary , the first climber to reach Mount Everest's summit in 1953 alongside Nepalese Sherpa Tenzing Norgay . According to the BBC , th...

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Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at NATO conference

Awkward moment when Trump pushes a prime minister at NATO conference

After meeting Trump on Thursday in Brussels , Tusk told a news conference: "It was clear for both of us that the European Union at 27 is more united after Brexit than before Brexit". Trump ...

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Sara Netanyahu caught on hot mic with Trumps

Sara Netanyahu caught on hot mic with Trumps

Ahead of his visit to the Middle East, the second leg of a nine-day tour that began in Saudi Arabia and will move on to the Vatican , Italy and Belgium, administration officials indicated that Tr...

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Ariana Grande plans benefit gig for Manchester attack victims

Ariana Grande plans benefit gig for Manchester attack victims

A national counter-terrorism policing spokesperson criticized the leak of the forensic pictures, saying that it "undermines our investigations and the confidence of victims, witnesses and their fami...

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Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans

Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" -- on trade

BMW's largest global manufacturing plant is in Spartanburg, S.C. The company said it's the largest exporter of cars in the USA and employs 70,000 people in the U.S. BMW , for instance, makes sport-...

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Palestinian protesters hold Trump effigy at gunpoint to decry visit

Palestinian protesters hold Trump effigy at gunpoint to decry visit

Trump spoke beside Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , after the two held a private meeting to discuss the now-stalled peace process and Trump's vision for broad counterterrorism cooperation amon...

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Manchester Bomber Called Mom Before Attack

People are gathering and laying flowers on May 24, 2017 at the base of the statue of St. Anne's Square in Manchester, England in memory of the victims of the Manchester Arena attack during Arian...

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Father of Manchester bomb suspect 'was in militant group'

The most senior US diplomat in Britain condemned media leaks of an investigation into a suicide bomb which killed 22 people in Manchester, saying the USA government would take action to identify t...

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President Trump pushes aside Montenegro leader - who calls it natural

Trump's rebuke came despite North Atlantic Treaty Organisation saying it would formally join the US-led coalition against IS at the summit, despite reservations in France and Germany about getting inv...

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Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto

Vote 2017: Tim Farron puts Brexit at heart of Liberal Democrats' manifesto

It comes just a month after Mr Farron was forced to clarify hat he does not think gay sex is a sin after he repeatedly failed to say so in a string of interviews. He said: "Who said that a second refe...

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On Moving the US Embassy, Trump Was Right the First Time

It later annexed East Jerusalem , and in 1980, Israel unilaterally declared "reunited" Jerusalem as its capital. Trump's administration has been sending mixed messages in its dealings with a righ...

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Philippine President Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

Meanwhile, as the military continued clearing operations in Marawi yesterday, the local government of Zamboanga City has declared a "No ID-No Entry" policy at its borders and checkpoints. Human righ...

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Watch Trump strut his stuff into prime position

Currently, only five of NATO's 28 members - the United States , United Kingdom, Poland, Estonia, and Greece - meet the alliance's benchmark of spending 2 percent of GDP on defense. An anti-terror c...

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JK government lifts ban on social media in Kashmir

JK government lifts ban on social media in Kashmir

Security agencies are advocating continuation of the ban on the social media in Kashmir claiming "it has yielded results on the ground", as the one-month suspension ends on May 26. Not only common p...

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Trump Fail to Stand Behind Article 5 at NATO Summit

Trump Fail to Stand Behind Article 5 at NATO Summit

The President said others needed to comply with their financial obligations toward the Alliance in order to guarantee their common defence and accused 23 of NATO's 28 members of not paying their due...

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President Trump Meets NATO Leaders In Belgium

President Trump Meets NATO Leaders In Belgium

Cajoled on issues like climate change and NATO's defense pact, he's responded by scolding some of the United States' most loyal allies for not paying their fair share. Conversely, NATO's image has...

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'Challenging' talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

'Challenging' talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

Meeting days after a suicide bomber killed 22 people at a concert in northern England, the leaders did issue a joint statement on fighting terrorism, admonishing internet service providers and social ...

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Seven tornados touched down in Georgia, National Weather Service confirms

Seven tornados touched down in Georgia, National Weather Service confirms

Both downed trees, snapped large limbs and caused minor property damage. This tornado, classified as an EF (" Enhanced Fujita Scale ") 0, was estimated to have had maximum winds of seventy-five miles ...

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Youth Congress protests against three years of Modi government

Youth Congress protests against three years of Modi government

The BJP chief said the Modi government had laid the foundation of a "new India " as he described it as a decisive and transparent dispensation which had achieved what past governments could not sin...

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Chinese jets conduct unsafe intercept of Navy aircraft

Chinese jets conduct unsafe intercept of Navy aircraft

The court invalidated China's claim to sovereignty over large swathes of the South China Sea . China contends the man-made islands are primarily for civilian purposes and to increase safety for s...

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Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing after deadly exchange

Pakistan reopens Afghanistan border crossing after deadly exchange

It has been reopened on humanitarian grounds for the month of Ramazan on the request of Afghan authorities, according to a statement issued by Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR). The clash started...

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Lawyer seeks SC's intervention in Saharanpur violence

Lawyer seeks SC's intervention in Saharanpur violence

He asked people to avoid inflammatory speeches and urged them to help in maintaining peace and order. "Certain upper caste elements sporting the colours of the Hindu Yuva Vahini launched these attacks...

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United Kingdom interior minister

United Kingdom interior minister "confident" Manchester attack leaks will end - BBC reporter

In addition to those killed , 116 people have received medical treatment at Manchester hospitals for wounds from the blast. As reported by Business Insider on Tuesday, the bomber's name, the bod...

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Pro-Palestinian Protesters Clash with Police at Jerusalem Old City Gate

Trump steered through the complex political terrain of the Middle East and strengthened alliances by repeating simple messages. The Islamic State group claimed responsibility Tuesday for the ...

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Sheriff: It's 'hard to hide' swan statue stolen by naked man

Sheriff: It's 'hard to hide' swan statue stolen by naked man

On Friday morning, the woman saw a news report about the stolen swan on TV and reported the swan sighting to the Sheriff's Office. They say he broke into the Lakeland Cold Storage naked and was caug...

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Senate Intel Committee Requests All Trump Campaign Communications — WashPost

Former Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) director John Brennan said on Tuesday that he became increasingly concerned last summer over contacts between US President Donald Trump's campaign official...

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Here's why the Muslim world isn't condemning Trump's pro-Israeli speech

Trump is a president of tough words who does not easily share details of his plans, which is a good thing. Trump's approach this week was much different from that of his predecessor. "There is no re...

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Philippines steps up raid on Islamic militants in Marawi

Philippines steps up raid on Islamic militants in Marawi

Government troops conduct check point along a highway leading to Marawi three days after Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi city, the southern Philippines , Thursday, May 25, 2017. The governme...

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Top Palestinian Authority Official Denies Reports of Trump-Led Regional Peace Initiative

However, Trump was received well in Saudi Arabia and at the Arab Islamic American Summit held in Riyadh, where he made clear that he sees Iran as a threat to peace in the middle east due t...

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Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

Melania Trump wears $51K Dolce & Gabbana jacket in Sicily

The fashion choices of first ladies, including Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis' simple style, Nancy Reagan's lavish dresses and Michelle Obama's trending toward younger designers, have always been of i...

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The Thread: Melania curves Trump in Israel

The Thread: Melania curves Trump in Israel

The president and first lady were filmed getting off Air Force One after landing at Rome's Fiumicino Airport airport on Tuesday afternoon. It is not the first time that photographs and video clips...

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US President Trump condemns Manchester terror attack, calls perpetrators 'evil losers'

US President Trump condemns Manchester terror attack, calls perpetrators 'evil losers'

And he won plaudits from both his Israeli and Palestinian hosts. The self-proclaimed deal master calls it " the ultimate deal ". As ISIS insults democracy with fresh terror attacks, Trump's propos...

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