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Fractures between United States, allies visible on Trump's final stop

The Wall Street Journal editorial board pushed back on Thursday, lambasting the press for crying wolf every time Trump opens his mouth. It had, he said, also been agreed to adopt an "action plan" ...

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Philippines violence: 11 soldiers, 31 militants killed, in army operation in Marawi

There is no indication that this week's violence was directed or coordinated by Islamic State leaders in the Middle East. Islamic State's Amaq news agency claimed responsibility for the Marawi ...

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Unruly man heading for American Airlines cockpit subdued, duct-taped to seat

A passenger on board the flight posted video on their Instagram feed of federal agents taking the man off the plane. A source at the TSA says a passenger with a laptop was waiting for the bathroom nea...

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Iranian voters demand open society despite Trump's negativity

Heads of state and government of many countries sent congratulations to Hassan Rouhani on reelection for the second presidential term including the leaders of Azerbaijan, Britain, India, China , Om...

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Manchester attack: UK reduces terror threat level to 'severe'

Manchester attack: UK reduces terror threat level to 'severe'

Rowley said the investigation had made "rapid progress", and police "are getting a greater understanding of the preparation of the bomb". May attempted to hit back late Saturday, announcing the ne...

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Iran's former president endorses Rouhani

Iran's former president endorses Rouhani

While Raisi has vowed to respect the 2015 nuclear deal that Rouhani secured to end Iran's economic isolation, a government led by him would likely alarm global investors considering doing business in ...

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Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

Trump dismisses 'fabricated' report of son-in-law's outreach to Russian Federation

He is respected by virtually everyone and is working on programs that will save our country billions of dollars. In a separate interview on NBC's " Meet the Press ", Kelly defended the integrity of ...

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It's Starting: Trump Demands Israel Transfer Land to Arabs BEFORE Deal

It's Starting: Trump Demands Israel Transfer Land to Arabs BEFORE Deal

As a result, Hanegbi said, a United States president was exposed for the first time to the love and attachment the Jews feel for their holiest sites. "I think time, and the Arab Spring, has largely ...

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North Korea fires missile into waters off Japan

North Korea is still thought to be several years away from its goal of being able to target US mainland cities with a nuclear ICBM, but each new test puts it closer to success. But his administratio...

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Sri Lankan death toll from mudslides rises to 151

Sri Lankan death toll from mudslides rises to 151

Mudslides and floods triggered by heavy monsoon rains have killed scores of people in the island nation. "I have my doubts" that any survivors will be found, said army Major General Sudantha Ranas...

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Boy Scouts lay flags at Knoxville National Cemetery

Boy Scouts lay flags at Knoxville National Cemetery

To draw attention to the campaign, this summer we will be sharing stories about the "found" faces from the Quad-Cities area. We are grateful to all of these veterans' organizations for their Memorial...

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Trump delays decision on Paris climate agreement at G7 summit

The stories to accommodate the predictably unpredictable USA president filled the global media as the idyllic town of Taormina braced for Trump's first full worldwide summit. However, the United Sta...

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Manchester attack transforms Britain's election campaign

The Conservatives were viewed as the most trusted to deal with the potential terrorism threat, with just over two in five (42%) seeing Theresa May as a leader able to keep Britain safe. YouGov's pol...

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Death toll rises to 91 with more missing in Sri Lanka floods

In Sri Lanka due to floods and landslides have already killed 100 people, 99 are missing, about 2.9 thousand people were forced to leave their homes. According to reports, the ship will enter Col...

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Merkel's party wins vote in rivals' German heartland

Merkel's party wins vote in rivals' German heartland

But the conservatives, who have now defeated the SPD in three state elections since the end of March, are hoping to build on the momentum in the run-up to the federal vote on September 24, where Merke...

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Iranians demanding change deliver emphatic victory for Rouhani

U.S. President Donald Trump , during his election campaign past year, threatened to tear up the nuclear deal Iran reached with the U.S. and five other world powers, although he now says he hasn't m...

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French President brands his handshake with Trump as 'moment of truth'

When the two leaders shook hands ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit meeting Thursday in Brussels , their grip was so firm and went on for so long that their knuckles began to turn w...

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Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

Police release CCTV pictures of Manchester bomber

A joint statement from Chief Constable Ian Hopkins and Neil Basu, senior national co-ordinator from UK Counter Terrorism Policing, said: "This is still a live investigation which is not slowing down"....

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Trump considering a White House staff overhaul

Pressed on the matter, Durbin said the entire issue of the back-channel talks should be handled by the special prosecutor, Robert S. Mueller III, appointed to oversee a federal investigation on Russia...

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Philippines Proposes 'Gentleman's Agreement' with China on South China Sea

Beijing and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have adopted a draft of a multilateral code of conduct in the South China Sea , officials said on Friday. He also criticized Duterte ...

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Trial of Ousted South Korean President Begins

Trial of Ousted South Korean President Begins

The daughter of assassinated South Korean authoritarian ruler Park Chung-hee was jailed in March after being formally expelled by the Constitutional Court that upheld the parliament's decision in a ...

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USA envoy vows to call out countries backing North Korea

USA envoy vows to call out countries backing North Korea

Haley said the US and China have been working on "a unified plan" on how to approach North Korea that would include stronger implementation of existing sanctions and tougher new sanctions. While Fir...

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United Kingdom authorities 'furious' at USA leaks of Manchester bombing probe

United Kingdom authorities 'furious' at USA leaks of Manchester bombing probe

Greater Manchester chief constable Ian Hopkins said today "distress and upset" had been caused to families of the Manchester attack victims by the leak to the U.S. Somehow, I doubt Trump will n...

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Trump says intelligence leaks deeply troubling

Trump says intelligence leaks deeply troubling

Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham tweeted late on Wednesday he had complained to the acting U.S. ambassador about the leaks out of the United States. Her spokesman said: "She expressed the view th...

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Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

Trump Seemingly Downplays Allegations Against Kushner About Russia

Kushner had at least three previously undisclosed contacts with the Russian ambassador to the United States during and after the 2016 presidential campaign, seven current and former US officials tol...

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Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

Texas House OKs budget but 'bathroom bill' still in limbo

Abbott has said he wants to sign a bathroom bill into law, but he's also indicated he'd rather not call a special session on this or any issue. "The taxpayers deserve to have the Legislature finish ...

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More Arrests in Connection with Deadly Manchester Arena Bombing

Salman Abedi , a 22-year-old British-born man with Libyan parents, blew himself up on Monday night at the Manchester Arena indoor venue after a concert by USA singer Ariana Grande , whose fans are ...

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North Korea Fires Unidentified Projectile — S.Korea Military

The greenback was steady at 111.290 yen, with the safe-haven Japanese currency showing little reaction to North Korea's missile launch. The launch is clearly violating the United Nations resolutio...

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Operation to dismantle terror network 'still at full tilt', Amber Rudd says

Counter-terror authorities are handling 500 investigations into 3,000 individuals now, while it was disclosed on Friday that around 20,000 people are considered former "subjects of interest". "Nobody ...

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Fresh arrests in Manchester bombing raids, 13 in custody

Police, who said they have arrested a large part of the network behind the bombing which killed 22 people at a concert hall last Monday night, nabbed a 25-year-old man yesterday. Rudd's statement come...

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Korea Fires Short-Range Ballistic Missile off Western Japan

North Korea fired at least one short-range ballistic missile on Monday that landed in the sea off its east coast, the latest in a fast-paced series of missile tests defying world pressure and threat...

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Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes

Sri Lanka races to rescue flood victims before rain resumes

People waded in knee-deep floodwaters to get to army trucks transporting relief supplies and taking away those waiting to be evacuated. COLOMBO , Sri Lanka (AP) - Sri Lankan rescuers on Sunday pu...

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Manchester attack probe: 14 people in detention after latest arrest

Manchester attack probe: 14 people in detention after latest arrest

Investigators are working to identify potential members of a terror network that could have given support to suicide bomber Salman Abedi . Greater Manchester Police said on Sunday that they had a...

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Trump's new policy builds alliance against Iran

Trump's new policy builds alliance against Iran

His first trip overseas as U.S. president has highlighted the extent to which strident opposition to Iran now serves as an organizing principle in his efforts to remake America's relationship with th...

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UK: Manchester Police Arrest Another Suspect in Bomb Probe, Total 12

UK: Manchester Police Arrest Another Suspect in Bomb Probe, Total 12

Authorities said they had made major progress in unravelling the plot behind the concert bombing but acknowledged there were still gaps in their knowledge. He also said that standby notices issued to ...

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