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President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

President Trump: Kushner is doing a 'great job' for the country

Republicans have not shied away from criticizing Trump and his administration on various policies - including those on refugees, immigration ban and the president's failure to release his tax returns...

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Trump wraps up nine-day foreign trip

Trump wraps up nine-day foreign trip

The president's nine-day foreign trip also included visits to Saudia Arabia, the Vatican and a two-day summit with Group of Seven leaders in Sicily. "Didn'they plan 9/11." And, as he pointed out, it w...

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Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at Nato meet

Trump appears to shove Montenegro PM at Nato meet

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said that Trump's message on defense spending was "blunt". European allies had to take Trump's " obsolete " comments "very seriously", Besch said, because ...

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Brazil Finance Minister Meirelles says he is no presidential contender

Brazil Finance Minister Meirelles says he is no presidential contender

Key leaders in the governing coalition of embattled Brazilian President Michel Temer are now speculating about who might replace him if he is forced from office by a corruption scandal — frank talk ...

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PM to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam

PM to inaugurate India's longest bridge in Assam

Instead of conducting the ceremony at the site of the institute 26 km away from Guwahati , Modi, did it by pressing a remote from the Sarusajai stadium in the state's capital. Built by Navayuga Engin...

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'Don't push me': Angry Zuma lashes out as he survives another motion

'Don't push me': Angry Zuma lashes out as he survives another motion

The group expressed the view, saying it was "acutely aware" of this being the case, that it was not in the interests of opposition parties to be successful in the proposed parliamentary vote of no con...

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Ethiopia's Adhanom elected as new World Health Organization chief

She said she chose to go into public health after being told the hospital where she worked in Pakistan would start using recycled catheters for patients who couldn't pay. "This is a make or break time...

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Egypt Launches 2nd Day of Libyan Air Strikes After Attack on Christians

Egypt Launches 2nd Day of Libyan Air Strikes After Attack on Christians

The gunmen then fired at the vehicles with automatic weapons before fleeing in three 4x4 vehicles, they added. He said the attacks on Christians were aimed at driving a wedge between them and th...

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Government meets in Western Wall Tunnels

Government meets in Western Wall Tunnels

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's Cabinet met Sunday in tunnels near the site for a special session marking the 50th anniversary of Israel's capture of east Jerusalem in the 1967 war, an event...

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S. Korea's new leader orders probe on US missile launchers

Two weeks after taking office, President Moon Jae-in of South Korea sent a prelate as his special envoy to the Vatican to seek Pope Francis's help in resolving tensions with North Korea. But Yonhap sa...

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Tories U-turn on social care policy

But today, in the wake of fierce opposition of what many called "the dementia tax ", Mrs May revealed the Tories will introduce the option of a cap on the amount each person must pay for their care...

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Merkel says Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US

Merkel says Europeans can't 'completely' rely on US

Merkel drew worldwide headlines Sunday when speaking at an election campaign rally in Munich, just hours after concluding the tense and fractious annual meeting of the leaders of the G-7 group of we...

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German foreign minister says Trump has made the West 'weaker'

On Monday Mrs Merkel said it was right not to gloss over differences with the USA, while her foreign minister said Mr Trump's actions "weakened the West". "Precisely because they are so important, i...

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What non-Muslims Need to Know about Ramadan

One easy but essential thing that non-Muslims can do for Muslims during Ramadan is to participate in interfaith iftar events that may be held at mosques or community centers during this month. Why...

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Netanyahu's pledge: Jerusalem 'will not be divided again'

Netanyahu's pledge: Jerusalem 'will not be divided again'

He said King Salman of Saudi Arabia is also hoping for peace between the Israelis and Palestinians, hinting at bringing in a regional power to clinch an agreement that has eluded numerous American...

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Corbyn insists he won't soften United Kingdom foreign policy

Ayesha Hazarika helped prepare Mr Miliband for the 2015 encounter and argues that TV debates, which started in 2010 after a campaign led by Sky News, are significant for the election process. Question...

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Sri Lanka floods: 100 killed, 99 missing

Sri Lanka floods: 100 killed, 99 missing

Over 200,382 people belonging to 52,603 families were affected across 14 districts. Sri Lankans watch military rescue efforts at the site of a landslide at Bellana village in Kalutara district, Sri ...

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Death toll in Sri Lanka landslide at 151

Lanka's water supply minister Rauf Hakeem said 40 per cent of those affected did not have access to piped drinking water, and there was an urgent need to clean contaminated wells in flood-affected are...

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G7 leaders search for consensus on Russian Federation sanctions, protectionism

G7 leaders search for consensus on Russian Federation sanctions, protectionism

Four leaders are making their G7 premier in the Sicilian town of Taormina , . The G7 is meeting in Sicily this weekend with large parts of the concluding text still blank, not least the section on t...

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Korea says missile fired by precision control guidance system

Korea says missile fired by precision control guidance system

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who just returned from a G7 meeting in Italy, told reporters that " North Korea's provocation by ignoring repeated warnings from the worldwide society is absolutel...

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Gregg Allman, Pillar of Namesake Southern Rock Band, Dies at 69

Gregg Allman, Pillar of Namesake Southern Rock Band, Dies at 69

The brothers had no particular inclination for music but Allman cited two influences that inspired him - a concert he and his brother attended in Nashville in 1960 and a mentally-challenged neighbou...

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Kushner wanted 'link' with Russian Federation

As Trump ended a nine-day overseas trip that aides considered the most successful stretch of his presidency, he was returning to a crisis that had only grown in his absence. Kelly said that such ba...

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Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner should have security clearance reviewed

The top Democrat on the House intelligence committee is urging a review of White House adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance following news reports that he sought to set up back-channel communi...

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G7 leaders fail to reach climate change accord

On Friday, White House economic advisor Gary Cohn characterized President Trump's position on climate change as "evolving", though it was not clear exactly what that meant. Macron said he told ...

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Indonesian Citizens Among Waves of Evacuees From Marawi City

Military operations on the southern Philippine island of Mindanao targeting militants aligned with the Islamic State group have approached their second week amid rising numbers of casualties. Report...

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Curfew in Kashmir valley amidst shutdown call after Sabzar Bhat death

Curfew in Kashmir valley amidst shutdown call after Sabzar Bhat death

Police and security forces said they used "maximum restraint" before chasing them away. Restrictions on the assembly of people will remain in force in Ganderbal, Badgam, Bandipora, Baramulla and Kup...

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Ryanair posts higher profit but warns of Brexit risks

Ryanair posts higher profit but warns of Brexit risks

However, it had stimulated growth with cheaper fares, with passenger numbers up 13% in the year to the end of March 2017. Its costs were also cut significantly by the fall in the value of sterling o...

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Where Texas senators stand on American Health Care Act

Conservatives are making their case to leadership that to lower premiums, Republicans have to gut as many Obamacare regulations as the House bill did. "Your morning reminder that under the cloud cover...

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Ariana Grande Plans To Hold Benefit Concert Following Manchester Arena Bombing

We won't let this divide us. Pop star Ariana Grande said Friday she is planning a charity concert in Manchester after a suicide attack on her show in the English city earlier this week killed 22...

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United Kingdom says still strong partner to EU

Merkel's comments were similar to some she made shortly before Trump's inauguration in January. "The times when we could fully rely on others are to some extent over - I experienced that in t...

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Macron's party seen on top in French parliament election - polls

Macron's party seen on top in French parliament election - polls

During a working lunch in Brussels ahead of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit, President Trump made it clear to Macron he would not announce a decision on the Paris climate agreement pri...

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Cloud Computing pulls off upset in Preakness Stakes

He listed the Travers in August at Saratoga as a major goal. Castellano won his second Preakness, his first since 2006 when he was victorious aboard Bernardini in the ill-fated Barbaro Preakness. "You...

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Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder appear in Malaysia court

Suspects in Kim Jong Nam murder appear in Malaysia court

About 50 local and foreign media practitioners converged on the court complex as early as 5.30 am, lower than the number when the suspects were charged on March 1 and during case mention on April 13. ...

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Memorial Day events slated for today

Trump also singled out for special mention Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly. President Donald Trump is expressing his nation's "boundless and undying" gratitude to Americans who have fallen ...

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Politicians give verdict on Corbyn-May TV interviews

When quizzed during the Battle for Number 10 leaders debate , Mr Corbyn said that the matter was out of the question. Corbyn says we must not leave large areas of the world "ungoverned", calls Isla...

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