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All eyes on Jared Kushner as Russian Federation story takes a

All eyes on Jared Kushner as Russian Federation story takes a "backchannel" turn

Pugnacious Attorney Marc Kasowitz has been appointed as the president's private attorney while the Russian Federation investigation is conducted, and will reportedly help to coordinate the legal respo...

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Trump says Netanyahu, Abbas assured him they are ready for peace

Trump says Netanyahu, Abbas assured him they are ready for peace

The Gulf states, led by Saudi Arabia along with Israel likely to further cooperation with the US against Iran in Yemen , Iraq and some parts of Syria . It is likely that Jared Kushner, the J...

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Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys

Europa League final: What Ibrahimovic told ball boys

I knew it might be a little harder here to play a lot. "This year, I've never once sulked, let my head drop, I've understood what was best for the team, I've tried to help when the manager's played me...

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Manchester terror attack: Top developments

Manchester terror attack: Top developments

The New York Times defended its decision to publish leaked photos from the scene of the terrorist attack. Manchester-born Abedi, a 22-year-old whose family is of Libyan origin, killed 22 people ...

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Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks

Trump 'very forceful' with Abbas, Netanyahu on restarting peace talks

Both sides are wary of being accused of resisting Trump's peace efforts or being cast as obstructing the resumption of talks. Trump has said that achieving a peace deal between Israelis and Palest...

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Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert

Ariana Grande to return to Manchester to perform benefit concert

Manchester-born Salman Abedi launched the attack on young fans attending a concert by U.S. pop star Ariana Grande in the latest atrocity claimed by the Islamic State group in Europe. In a touching...

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Trump's New Middle East Strategy May Be Based on Shaky Assumptions

Doug Lamborn (R-Colo.) at an Israel Allies Foundation congressional reception on Wednesday evening. The exchange allegedly took place as the US official rejected a request that Israeli Prime Min...

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Trump vows to do everything to achieve Israel-Palestine peace

Trump vows to do everything to achieve Israel-Palestine peace

He left some allies, already nervous about Russia's saber-rattling and Trump's public affection for Russian President Vladimir Putin , further flummoxed when he ended his remarks without making an ex...

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President Tells Military 'They Can Rape' And He'll Take The Blame

Photos posted on social media by Marawi residents showed the gunmen walking through the streets of Basak, a Marawi suburb of about 1,700 people. The army raided what it believed to be his hideou...

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Singapore leaders send condolences, express solidarity with Indonesia after Jakarta attack

Singapore leaders send condolences, express solidarity with Indonesia after Jakarta attack

Indonesian police officers and investigators place police tape at a bus terminal in Jakarta after a bomb blast on 24 May 2017. Earlier, a police spokesman told reporters that police were investiga...

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It's The Texas Legislature's Last Weekend - For This Session

The Senate gave final approval to the measure, sending it to Gov. Greg Abbott for his consideration. Abbott has gone against his GOP peers nationally in calling for such a bill, but he has stopp...

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Zuckerberg says commencement speech was the first thing he completed at Harvard

Zuckerberg says commencement speech was the first thing he completed at Harvard

They got this sense of goal from having a job, going to church, or participating in community activities. " I'm going to get kicked out in three days, so we need to go on a date quickly ", he admitt...

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McMaster 'Not Concerned' By Reports On Kushner-Moscow Backchannel

McMaster 'Not Concerned' By Reports On Kushner-Moscow Backchannel

The Washington Post cited anonymous United States officials who were briefed on intelligence reports on intercepted Russian communications. US intelligence officials became aware of Kushner's sug...

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Labour narrows gap with Conservatives in latest poll

Labour narrows gap with Conservatives in latest poll

Mr Corbyn, who opposed Britain's military involvement in wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as well as airstrikes against terrorist targets in Syria, said Labour would "change what we do abroad" if it won p...

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Ousted S.Korean president appears in court for 1st hearing

Park answered in calm, measured tones when asked for her address and occupation. Park was impeached by the parliament after revelations of her participation in a massive graft scandal centered on Ch...

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Landlord of Manchester bomber 'thought he was doing witchcraft' in rented flat

Greater Manchester Police Chief Constable Ian Hopkins said Thursday that it was "absolutely understandable" that the leaks to US media had caused the victims' families distress, but he would not comme...

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Philippine military bomb Islamist militants in urban battle

President Duterte, who cut short his trip to Russian Federation, has placed the entire island of Mindanao under martial law following a deadly gun battle between the government forces and the Maute ...

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Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

Bodies of civilians dumped near Philippines city besieged by Islamists

Fighting erupted on Tuesday when heavily-armed militant Maute group affiliated with Islamic State (IS) swooped into Marawi City , the capital of Lanao del Sur province. Hapilon's group has received...

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Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Trump promises climate decision next week after G7 stalemate

Condemning this week's deadly terror attacks in Manchester and Egypt, Trump said such atrocities "steel our resolve". "Europe, Canada and Japan stood up today and made a stand, revealing again how...

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Kushner 'has no recollection' of Russian contacts

Ambassador Sergei Kislyak told his superiors in Moscow that he and Mr Kushner discussed ways to shield their pre-inauguration discussions from monitoring, the Washington Post said, citing United St...

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United Nations expresses alarm over treatment of Palestinian prisoners

Israel says that measure is necessary to prevent attacks and protect security sources. They add that the practice is overused. Nashar was shot instead of hanged as he was previously an officer of t...

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G7 summit ends in deadlock over climate change

Trump's traditional power dynamics were once again at play in a forceful arm-jerking handshake with French President Emmanuel Macron at the G7 - who hours earlier had gritted his teeth to deliver his ...

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US backs call for fight against protectionism in G-7 communique

A senior White House official said yesterday that Mr Trump had told the leaders of Germany, France, Italy , Japan, Canada and Britain that the United States would treat other countries in the s...

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That awkward moment when Donald Trump pushes Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

That awkward moment when Donald Trump pushes Montenegrin Prime Minister Dusko Markovic

NATO's current spending target of two percent of GDP on defence is not due to be met until 2024. Some nations, though, have failed to meet that threshold. Recently, in another video that went viral...

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Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

Supreme Court travel ban case could test Trump's reach

That section temporarily paused for 90 days the entry into the United States of refugees and nationals of six unstable and/or terrorism-infested countries (Iran, Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria, an...

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Donald Trump and President Macron had the most awkwardly long handshake

Trump has said the deadly attack in Manchester on Monday showed the threat had to be met and defeated but faces pressure from Britain after key details of the investigation were leaked in the United ...

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U.S. admits over 100 civilians died in Mosul strike in March

He also noted that 36 civilians were still unaccounted for, adding that the U.S. and Iraqi forces did not know there were civilians in the building or that it had been rigged with explosives. The US...

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Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM, who calls it 'natural'

Trump pushes aside Montenegro PM, who calls it 'natural'

Some NATO leaders, such as Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, have sought to skirt the 2% quota by arguing that "there are many ways of evaluating one's contribution to NATO " besides incre...

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Reports swirling about Kushner and back channel with Russia

Reports swirling about Kushner and back channel with Russia

On Friday, The Washington Post reported that during a meeting with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak at Trump Tower in early December, Kushner inquired about the possibility of communicating with...

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UK Police Arrest 2 More Bomb Suspects as Threat Level is Reduced

UK Police Arrest 2 More Bomb Suspects as Threat Level is Reduced

However, British authorities were left " furious " by repeated leaks of material shared with their US counterparts, which provides an awkward backdrop for Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with U...

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Police reveal photos of Manchester bomber on night of attack

Police reveal photos of Manchester bomber on night of attack

Prime Minister Theresa May is expected to raise the issue of the leaks with President Donald Trump in Brussels later. Following the arrest, police conducted a search at a property in the same ar...

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Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington

Erdogan Supporters in Violent Clash with Protesters in Washington

Brett McGurk is "definitely giving support" to Turkey's outlawed Kurdistan Workers Party ( PKK ) and the Kurdish People's Protection Units ( YPG ) in Syria, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu ...

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G7 breaks up without US agreement on climate

The Paris Agreement is an agreement within the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) dealing with greenhouse gases emissions mitigation, adaptation and finance starting in...

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Trump team brush off Kushner 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

Trump team brush off Kushner 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

Kushner discussed creating a secret communications channel between the Trump transition team and the Kremlin with Russia's ambassador Sergey Kislyak , a source with knowledge of the matter confirmed ...

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Trump son-in-law reportedly discussed setting up secret channel with Moscow

Trump son-in-law reportedly discussed setting up secret channel with Moscow

And it ensures that Trump will be thrust back into the din of the Russian Federation scandal upon his return to Washington this weekend following his first foreign trip, a tour of the Middle East an...

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