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Navy parachutist dies in Fleet Week demonstration

The name of the deceased SEAL hasn't been disclosed pending notification of his family. An investigation into what happened is underway. The Navy did not identify the jumper as his next of kin w...

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On climate, it's G7 minus 1 as Trump punts on Paris accord

Officials said the meeting's final declaration would reflect a stalemate between the U.S. and the six other participating countries, who are all strongly committed to Paris. Donald Trump's first tr...

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Gabriel: Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt European Union interests

Gabriel: Trump has 'weakened' the West, hurt European Union interests

Speaking to around 2,000 people in a beer tent in Munich, Merkel neither mentioned US President Donald Trump directly nor the worldwide disputes about defence spending and climate change policy. BER...

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Trade ministers agree to bring Trans-Pacific Partnership into force

Trade ministers agree to bring Trans-Pacific Partnership into force

It notably excludes the United States, which had been leading another regional trade pact - the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) - until US President Donald Trump abruptly abandoned it in January aft...

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UK PM May says no delaying June 19 start to Brexit talks

She was more confident on Brexit , winning applause when she repeated that no deal was better than a bad deal on leaving the EU. He refused to be drawn on whether he would order a drone strike agai...

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Trump Stands By 'Great' Jared Kushner Amid Crisis Over Russia Probe

Following a nine-day trip to the Middle East and Europe, Mr Trump returned to Washington to face a storm of media reports about Mr Kushner's apparent inappropriate links with Russia , including cla...

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Chemical weapons a red line in Syria, France's Macron says

Russian meddling became a concern in France after allegations that Russia sought to interfere in the US presidential contest that elected Donald Trump and after a document leak hit Macron's campaign...

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United Kingdom police make 16th arrest over Manchester bombing

United Kingdom police make 16th arrest over Manchester bombing

Hundreds of mourners paid an emotional tribute to the victims of the Manchester terror attack on Monday night, exactly a week after the attack. Detectives investigating the attack said Friday that t...

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Panama's ex-dictator Noriega dies at 83

Manuel Noriega , Panama's former ruler, has died aged 83, Panama's President Juan Carlos Varela announced on Twitter . An official cause of death was not immediately available. The former militar...

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Full text of Constitutional Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage

Full text of Constitutional Court ruling in favor of same-sex marriage

The Constitutional Court ruled that the Civil Code provisions that do not allow same-sex marriage are unconstitutional and asked the government to amend relevant laws within two years to protect gay...

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Angela Merkel looks East in one-on-one with PM Narendra Modi

Angela Merkel looks East in one-on-one with PM Narendra Modi

Clearly disappointed with Mr Trump's positions on the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation (Nato), Russia, climate change and trade, she said that traditional alliances were no longer as steadfast as th...

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Conservative caucus embraces new leader Scheer; calls on MPs, rivals to unite

The more progressive side of the conservative movement has taken a back seat in the modern party, and this leadership race was no exception. Others, though, accuse him of repressing his opposition to ...

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Trump ignores question about Kushner back channel reports

However, the eve of his return brought the biggest story to date: A Washington Post report Friday about Kushner's alleged proposal to the Russians to create a secret channel out of earshot of USA sp...

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USA says Mosul strike in March killed over 100 civilians

General Matthew Isler, of the US Air Force, told Pentagon reporters that the bomb used by the US jet - a 500lb GBU-38 - would not have caused that level of destruction. "They would be intact. However,...

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Had good interaction with Chancellor Merkel: PM Modi

Had good interaction with Chancellor Merkel: PM Modi

But it was US President Donald Trump's refusal to confirm US support for the Paris climate change agreement or NATO's Article 5 during summits in Europe last week that likely caused the Chancell...

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British police release new photo of Manchester attacker

The police statement said one of the last places he went to before the attack at the Manchester Arena venue was a city centre flat, where they believe he may have finished assembling the device. Med...

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Macron says long handshake with Trump was

Macron says long handshake with Trump was "not innocent"

As their vigourous handshake continued over several seconds, Mr Macron and Mr Trump also looked each other fixedly in the eyes until the U.S. president attempted to disengage. French President Emman...

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Lieu to Kushner: Russia Has Lovely Weather This Time of Year

Democrats raised new concerns about Kushner. After maintaining a limited social media presence throughout his trip, Trump on Sunday unleashed a furious flurry of tweets, lashing out at what he cal...

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Questions about Russia chase President Trump during first Israel visit

Questions about Russia chase President Trump during first Israel visit

In a statement following the meeting, Mr Trump addressed his meetings the previous day with Arab and Muslim leaders in Saudi Arabia , and said that there is growing realisation that they share a "c...

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Philippines Fears Islamic Infiltration, City On Lockdown

Philippines Fears Islamic Infiltration, City On Lockdown

The crisis inside Marawi , home to some 200,000 people, has grown increasingly dire as the militants showed unexpected strength, fending off the army and soldiers who went house-to-house in search of...

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Indian Navy teams join Lanka flood rescue ops;toll reaches 193

Mudslides have become common during Sri Lanka's summer monsoon season as forests across the tropical Indian Ocean island nation have been cleared for export crops such as tea and rubber. The heavy r...

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Trump defends Kushner, slams 'fake news' about Russian Federation ties

President Donald Trump returned home Saturday night to a country wondering how he would address a crisis of bad news that has only grown more dire during his nine-day tour overseas. Republicans have...

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Manchester City set to seal £43m deal for Monaco midfielder

Manchester City set to seal £43m deal for Monaco midfielder

And now Guardiola will reportedly make a €50m swoop for another Monaco star who has impressed in both the Champions League and Ligue 1 throughout the season. Silva would instantly add a goal thr...

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South Indian court orders 4 week stay on cow slaughter rules

South Indian court orders 4 week stay on cow slaughter rules

It said it was an individual's right to choose their food. Referring to the contention of the petitioners that the notification was related to food and hence ought to have been approved by Parliamen...

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Hawaii makes its case against Trump's travel ban in federal court

Hawaii makes its case against Trump's travel ban in federal court

Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin, seen here in March after a hearing in Honolulu, is spearheading the state's effort to block President Donald Trump's new executive order . But Paez seemed troubl...

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France's Macron unveils Cabinet, half of them women

France's Macron unveils Cabinet, half of them women

On Tuesday, he and Philippe were finalising a government which Macron says will supersede France's entrenched left-right divide and breathe new life into the country's jaded political landscape....

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Rebuffing Trump, Iran president says missile tests to continue 'if necessary'

US President Donald Trump has deliberately accused Tehran of sponsoring extremist groups in the Middle East in order to stir up "Iranophobia" and boost American arms sales in the region, Iran's...

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Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to US troops

Trump calls foreign trip a 'home run' in remarks to US troops

I am very proud of him. "Maybe I'll stay down with you and celebrate together and just wave", Trump joked to the several hundred USA service members who came to see him off. Secretary of State Rex T...

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Tom Watson: Tories 'viciously' attacking Corbyn to avoid exposing Theresa May's weakness

Corbyn says he will ensure there is a Brexit deal with the European Union if he wins power. Returning to campaign trail after the Manchester bombing and her attendance at the North Atlantic Treaty...

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Philippine military says foreign fighters killed

Hapilon, an Islamic preacher, was once a commander of the Abu Sayyaf militant group who pledged allegiance to the Islamic State group in 2014. The AFP confirmed 61 militants had also been killed...

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Russian and Egyptian dialogue: ties strengthen over Libyan interests

Russian and Egyptian dialogue: ties strengthen over Libyan interests

The terror assault prompted the Egyptian military to carry out several airstrikes against purported terrorist training camps in neighboring Libya, which is grappling with violence since a North Atlant...

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Former Panama dictator Manuel Noriega dies at 83, president says

Noriega accused Washington of a "conspiracy" to keep him behind bars and tied his legal troubles to his refusal to cooperate with a US plan aimed at toppling Nicaragua's leftist Sandinista government ...

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North Korea possibly behind global WannaCry attack [cybersecurity experts]

If North Korea, believed to be training cyber warriors at schools, is indeed responsible for the latest attack, Choi said the world should stop underestimating its capabilities and work together to ...

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USPACOM Chief: North Korea's Latest Missile Test 'A Recipe For Disaster'

The ministry said it did not see the call as a sign for dialogue as it is not logical for Pyongyang to make such a request while testing a new intermediate-range ballistic missile. "It looks like ...

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Trump Called Netanyahu, but White House and Israel remain silent

But Trump not only said it repeatedly; his first major Middle East appointment indicated he meant business. David Friedman, the new USA ambassador to Israel , visiting the Western Wall, May 15,...

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