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Police Launch New Raids As Manchester Runners Defy Terror Threat

Police Launch New Raids As Manchester Runners Defy Terror Threat

Manchester area authorities say they have arrested a 19-year-old in connection to the attack on the Manchester Arena . With the intense series of police operations showing no signs of abating, a 2...

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

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

Kushner, who is married to Trump's daughter Ivanka , had contacts with Moscow in December about opening a secret back channel of communications, according to news reports published while Trump wa...

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Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

Palestinians mark 50th anniversary of the occupation of Jerusalem

Not once since becoming president , including and most glaringly during his joint press conferences with Netanyahu and Abbas during their White House visits, has Trump uttered any variant of the ph...

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Iraqi soldiers killed in Islamic State ambush in Mosul

Iraqi soldiers killed in Islamic State ambush in Mosul

Aid groups have warned that a mass exodus of thousands of residents would likely be chaotic and deadly as the area lacks safe passageways - forcing those who flee to cross front-line clashes. The area...

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Trump Returns, Reportedly Considering Major Personnel Shake-Up At White House

The trip has largely gone off without a major misstep, with the administration touting the president's efforts to birth a new coalition to fight terrorism, while admonishing partners in an old allia...

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Trump declares first foreign trip 'a home run'

Trump declares first foreign trip 'a home run'

Finally, he declined to support the Paris climate change deal with the other G7 countries, saying he would decide where he stands on it in the coming days. We will win", he said. 'I also want to t...

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OPEC agrees to extend oil production cuts

The U.S. benchmark gained more than 1% to hit its strongest since April 19 at $52.00 in overnight trade. Brent crude futures prices rose by as much as one per cent to reach their highest point since...

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Large Part of Manchester Bombing Network Held: Scotland Yard

Large Part of Manchester Bombing Network Held: Scotland Yard

Police yesterday said they have "got hold of a large part" of the network linked to the attack. He also says there has been a lot of progress in the investigation, but much work remains to be done....

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United Kingdom reduces terror threat level to 'severe'

United Kingdom reduces terror threat level to 'severe'

An armed police officer stands outside a residential property near to where a man was arrested in the Chorlton area of Manchester May 23, 2017. Monday's bombing at a concert by teen pop idol Aria...

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Merkel indicates that Europe and the USA under Trump are drifting apart

Merkel indicates that Europe and the USA under Trump are drifting apart

The relationship between Berlin and new French President Emmanuel Macron had to be a priority, Mrs Merkel said. President Trump has said he will make a decision on the climate change agreement in ...

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Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

Jared Kushner defended by Trump amid 'secret Russian Federation line' questions

Speaking on Sunday's news shows, Kelly said he didn't know whether the reports by The Associated Press and other news outlets involving Kushner, who is President Donald Trump's son-in-law, were ...

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Memorial Day: VFW remembers those who served

Memorial Day: VFW remembers those who served

They were joined by several youth military groups who followed behind, making sure those flags were as precise as could be. "He was in the 82nd Airborne, and so we always just used to look up to him w...

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North Korea fires short-range ballistic missile off western Japan

It landed about 230 miles off the Japanese coast, Japanese Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said. As per AP, Japanese authorities claimed no damage was reported to any planes or vessels in the a...

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Macron's white-knuckle handshake with Trump 'wasn't innocent'

They met for lunch before a gathering of European and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leaders in Brussels . At their first meeting, ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Bruss...

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UK police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

UK police arrest 16th person in connection with Manchester attack

Pope Francis is urging prayers for the victims of the Manchester concert attack and has denounced how "so many young lives were cruelly broken". Marathon runners pay respect at flower tributes in ...

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Muslims thankful for support after rant, deadly attack

Police said the men were standing up for two women who Christian was hurling racist slurs at them. Frightened by his outburst, the pair moved away to the back of the train. "When I heard about the c...

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Trump slams North Atlantic Treaty Organisation chiefs on defense spending

Numerous nations, Trump said, owe "massive" amounts of money from previous years. That might have made sense in NATO's early days, when Europe struggled to rebuild after World War II. An anti-terr...

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Trump returns home after overseas trip

Trump returns home after overseas trip

He says, "it allows you to communicate in a discreet manner". "I think we hit a home run no matter where we are." Trump was referring to a vow by North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries to mo...

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Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Israeli govt meeting near Jerusalem site angers Palestinians

Netanyahu announced the five-year development plan for Jerusalem and new initiatives to increase tourism to Israel's capital city. The tunnels run near a compound holy to both Jews and Muslims. Gove...

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Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

Philippine forces make gains in southern city under siege

The violence that broke out on Tuesday afternoon on the southern island left 95 people dead, the military said. The crisis in Marawi, home to some 200,000 people, has grown increasingly dire as the ...

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Three days after Sri Lanka floods, affected communities await help

Three days after Sri Lanka floods, affected communities await help

A third Indian ship INS "Jalashwa" is also expected to arrive in Sri Lanka for disaster relief efforts today. Indian Naval personnel of INS "Kirch" that arrived in the island on Saturday are now e...

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MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

MI5 to review its handling of intelligence on Manchester bomber

In their latest operations, police detained two men, aged 20 and 22, in a raid in north Manchester early on Saturday. "This is an ongoing investigation so I'm not going to be drawn into comments o...

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Oregon train killing suspect has criminal record

Their deaths are being mourned this weekend, and police are investigating the background of Jeremy Joseph Christian , the 35-year-old accused of the two men's killing. I encourage you to read about t...

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Trump's strategy for stabilizing the Middle East to be put to test

Trump's strategy for stabilizing the Middle East to be put to test

Based on a September 2016 agreement, the USA will be bankrolling Israel's military spending to the tune of around $38 billion dollars effective from 2019 for the next 10 years. At President Trump...

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North Korea Launches Missile That Doesn't Immediately Explode

North Korea Launches Missile That Doesn't Immediately Explode

The secretive state tested a new longer-range ballistic missile on Sunday , which it later claimed can carry a heavy nuclear warhead . "Kim Jong-Un is in a state of paranoia, he's incredibly con...

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North Korea tests new missile; angers neighbours and the West

North Korea has fired 12 missiles during nine tests so far in 2017 - this compares with 10 missile launches in the same time period in 2016. North Korea is still thought to be several years from ...

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Wausau community comes together for Memorial Day parade to honor veterans

Several other pre-Memorial Day events were also held Saturday , including activities at the Veterans Museum in Balboa Park . "We have a great program to honor those that have made the ultimate sac...

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No whites allowed at black feminist festival in Paris

No whites allowed at black feminist festival in Paris

Four-fifths of the festival area will be set aside as a "non-mixed" space "for black women", according to its website in French . Anne Hidalgo , a member of French Socialist Party and the mayor of...

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Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

Police arrest man on English south coast in bombing inquiry

In total, 12 people are being held in custody after the atrocity at an Ariana Grande concert at Manchester Arena . Abedi died in the blast. "The operation is still really at full-tilt in a way an...

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Maimane to lay criminal charges against Zuma

Maimane to lay criminal charges against Zuma

He said allegations of collusion with the Gupta family needed to be investigated against Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba , Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown , Mineral Resources Minister Mosebe...

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North Korea launches a short range ballistic missile

Security Council resolutions banning it from carrying out either activity, the officials said. North Korea's latest missile test Monday may have less to do with perfecting its weapons technology tha...

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Police chase stolen ambulance from Cambridge hospital to Wasaga Beach

Police chase stolen ambulance from Cambridge hospital to Wasaga Beach

The ambulance was reported missing Sunday just after 12 a.m. "We're thankful that no one was hurt as a result of the incident, whether it be other vehicles or the person who allegedly stole the ambu...

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G7 split on climate change, Merkel 'dissatisfied'

The other six nations in the Group of Seven agreed to stick with their commitment to implement the 2015 Paris deal that aims to rein in greenhouse gas emissions to slow down global warming . This tim...

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Oversight Dem calls for suspension of Kushner's security clearance

Those contacts included two phone calls between April and November a year ago, two of the sources said . Asked whether Kushner's clearance should be revoked or at least suspended until an investigati...

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Emmanuel Macron highlights fight against extremism on visit to west Africa

President Emmanuel Macron visited French troops fighting armed groups in the West African country of Mali on Friday, during his first official visit outside Europe . Images shown on French TV showe...

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