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Israel Reaches Deal With Palestinian Prisoners to End Hunger Strike

Around 550 Palestinian prisoners have not even been put through the charade of a court appearance. The committee hailed the agreement as a "victory for the Palestinian people and the prisoners in ...

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Ariana Grande Vows Return To Manchester In Letter To Fans

Terrorist Salman Abedi cuts an unremarkable figure in jeans and a dark, padded jacket in his final moments before he slaughtered 22 concert-goers and seriously injured dozens more on Monday night....

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What To Watch For in the 101st Indy 500

One of IndyCar's all-time greats will lead the field to green at the Indianapolis 500 . "I have everything I need to go win this race so that is all I can ask for". After all, the company has been ...

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Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival

Netanyahu says all government ministers must attend Trump's arrival

After an exhausting two days in Saudi Arabia, US President Donald Trump travels to Israel on Monday, attempting to revive the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace process with visits to Jerusalem and...

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Ariana Grande to hold benefit concert for Manchester terror attack victims

The men, aged 20 and 22, have been held on suspicion of terror offences after officers used an explosive device to gain entry to a home in Cheetham Hill this morning, Greater Manchester Police (GMP) s...

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Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

Trump woos Macron, may disappoint on Paris Agreement

But here's another subplot for you: Trump also asked Emmanuel Macron for his phone number in a amusing twist that shows his neediness towards the newly elected president of France. "Everyone is talk...

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Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

Donald Trump Meets King Salman of Saudi Arabia

Trump", drawing enthusiastic applause. He travels on to Brussels in the afternoon before flying back to Italy late Thursday for a G7 summit on Friday and Saturday. President Donald Trump is "putti...

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North Korea leader Kim guides test of new anti-aircraft weapon

The aim of the test is to more closely simulate a North Korean missile aimed at the U.S. homeland, officials said on Saturday. The most recent launch of North Korean ballistic missile took place on ...

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Trump stonewalls G-7 consensus on Paris pact

That tweet set a timeframe for the United States to quickly reconsider its original position, contained in the G7 communique, of abstaining from the pact. But he stands in stark isolation, as the le...

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US plans first ICBM defence test

US plans first ICBM defence test

The most recent test, in June 2014, was a success, but that followed three straight failures. That was during the Cold War when the Soviet Union was the only major worry. The interceptor system has be...

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Andrew Scheer Wins Conservative Leadership Race To Replace Stephen Harper

But with 126,000 mail-in ballots received by the party as of Friday morning, it's unlikely Saturday's in-person voting will have much of an impact on the final outcome. The Toronto Congress Centre, si...

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Ariana Grande Pledges to Return to Manchester for Benefit Concert

Ariana Grande Pledges to Return to Manchester for Benefit Concert

UK Home Secretary Amber Rudd told BBC Radio that the leak was "irritating" and harms the British police's "operational integrity" and "element of surprise". The US pop star said her "heart, prayers ...

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The trigger for US-Saudi ties

The trigger for US-Saudi ties

An official statement by the PA's foreign ministry described Netanyahu as "racist denying the occupation's existence". Before the USA president touched down in Israel , however, his coming visit ...

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Arsenal and Wenger set new FA Cup records

Arsenal and Wenger set new FA Cup records

Referring to his habit of usually giving his medals away to staff members, Wenger displayed his winners" medal and said: "For once I have taken my medal so that means it's a special night for me. Fo...

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G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

G7 leaders sign Declaration on fight against terrorism

One interesting aspect of the summit is that it is the first G7 for four leaders - British PM Theresa May , President Trump, French President Emmanuel Macron and Paolo Gentiloni . Trump had threat...

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The deal Trump is cooking

The deal Trump is cooking

At which point the Israeli prime minister interjected with: "I can testify to that". "There is no regional peace process or anything like it", he said, adding "No one is talking about it with us...

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In NATO Speech, Trump Scolds Leaders But Doesn't Recommit To Defense Pledge

In NATO Speech, Trump Scolds Leaders But Doesn't Recommit To Defense Pledge

President Donald Trump will return to Washington having rattled some allies and reassured others, but his White House still sits under a cloud of scandal. On the substance of this issue, Trump is o...

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France's President Macron appoints cabinet with figures from the left and right

France's President Macron appoints cabinet with figures from the left and right

Gerard Collomb, the Socialist mayor of Lyon, has been named interior minister. After naming conservative Edouard Philippe from the Republicans party as prime minister earlier this week, Macron tap...

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Israel uneasy over Trump's massive arms deal with Saudi

Israel uneasy over Trump's massive arms deal with Saudi

Yes, the Trumps did hold hands during their overseas trip. "The president of Egypt told Trump he has a unique personality". On Friday, the Washington Post reported that Mr Trump's son-in-law a...

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Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester victims

Ariana Grande announces benefit concert for Manchester victims

British police on Friday arrested a man in the Manchester suburb of Moss Side in connection to the attack at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester Arena, news agency Reuters reported. Political c...

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Kushner Proposed Communicating with Kremlin Through Russian Systems

Kushner Proposed Communicating with Kremlin Through Russian Systems

Reuters reported that FBI investigators are examining whether Russians suggested to Kushner or other Trump aides that relaxing economic sanctions against Russia would allow such Russian banks to offer...

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Jared Kushner 'discussed secret communications channel with Russia'

Jared Kushner 'discussed secret communications channel with Russia'

Current and former American officials said Mr. Kushner's activities, like those of many others around Mr. Trump, are under scrutiny as part of the investigation. Obama administration officials hav...

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Trump shames North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on defense spending as unity tested

These are the USA, 3.61 percent; Greece, 2.38 percent; Britain, 2.21 percent; Estonia, 2.16 percent; and Poland, 2 percent. Yet NATO leaders are keen to show that the alliance born in the Cold War i...

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Police Make 2 More Arrests In Connection With Manchester Concert Attack Investigation

Akram Ramadan, a member of the Libyan community in Manchester who attends the city's Didsbury Mosque, said Abedi was banned from the mosque after he allegedly interrupted an imam's anti-Islamic State ...

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Yet another Indian arrested in Pakistan; no papers, claim authorities

Yet another Indian arrested in Pakistan; no papers, claim authorities

His colleague and Interior Minister Chaudhary Nisar Ali Khan said the case would be taken to its "logical conclusion in accordance with Pakistan's law and constitution". He further said India can no...

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UK PM May to raise intelligence leaks with Trump -UK govt source

However, the pictures of debris - which appear to show bloodstained fragments from the bomb and the backpack used to hide it - were subsequently leaked to the New York Times , prompting an angry re...

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Trump's son-in-law Kushner under Federal Bureau of Investigation scrutiny in Russian Federation probe

The conversation between Mr. Kushner and the ambassador, Sergey I. Kislyak, took place during a meeting at Trump Tower that Mr. Trump's presidential transition team did not acknowledge at the time . ...

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AP Analysis: Rouhani's hardest challenge may be Iran's hopes

The Iranian people have voted in favor of the current President Hassan Rouhani in the country's presidential elections . "Until the Iranian regime is willing to be a partner for peace, all nation...

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Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

Ransomware cyber-attack threat escalating

Europol director Rob Wainwright told United Kingdom station ITV the attack was unique in that the ransomware was used in combination with "a worm functionality" so the infection spread automatical...

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Moss Side Evacuation As Police Hunt For Manchester Bombing Network Continues

Rowley said the investigation had made "rapid progress", and police "are getting a greater understanding of the preparation of the bomb". Two of the arrested men have been acquitted of charges. The ar...

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Trump Slams NATO Allies Standing Feet Away for Not 'Paying…

Trump Slams NATO Allies Standing Feet Away for Not 'Paying…

G7 leaders sign the G7 Taormina Statement on the Fight Against Terrorism and Violent Extremism at the G7 Summit in Taormina, Italy on Friday, May 26, 2017. He berated allies for "chronic underpayments...

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Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

Krauthammer: Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

During his meeting with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas Tuesday and in speeches throughout the day, President Donald Trump notably omitted any mention of a two-state solution to th...

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G7 Leaders Voice Frustration with Trump over Climate Change

Mr. Trump, who campaigned on withdrawing from the Paris climate agreement, delayed a decision on whether to commit to the accord, leaving the other G7 leaders to reaffirm their support without the...

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Senate Intelligence Committee requests Trump campaign documents

Senate Intelligence Committee requests Trump campaign documents

It clarifies reports earlier this month that the FBI are investigating previously undisclosed information that allegedly confirms contact between the President's campaign team and Moscow. Last week R...

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British police make 10th arrest in Manchester bombing probe

British intelligence officials were also reported to be working with German authorities to find out who bomber Salman Abedi met and where he went after trips to Syria and Libya. Mohammed El-Hudare...

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