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Trump administration launches NAFTA renegotiations to 'modernize' trade deal by year's end

He said that NAFTA has been beneficial to United States agriculture, investment services and the energy sector, but has harmed the country's manufacturing. "At the end of the day our objective is ...

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Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex

Investigators search Ukrainian offices of Russia's Yandex

SBU spokeswoman Olena Gitlyanska said via Facebook that investigative actions are in progress against the suspected treason, however, no details have been provided about the commencement. Yandex, in a...

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CCTV image released of Manchester bomber with suitcase

It also emerged that the Federal Bureau of Investigation warned MI5 that Abedi was part of a terror cell in the north west of England that was plotting an attack in the United Kingdom, but Abedi was...

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North Korea claims Scud-type short-range missile launch to be successful

Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe swiftly condemned the test and vowed concerted action with its United States ally. South Korea and Japan immediately issued strong protests, with Japan's Pri...

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Humanitarian forces must unite against terrorism: Modi in Germany

Humanitarian forces must unite against terrorism: Modi in Germany

Following their talks, the two sides also signed a joint declaration of intent on cyberpolitics, development initiatives, sustainable urban development, continued development of cluster managers and s...

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China installs rocket launchers on disputed South China Sea island

After a meeting between Chinese and ASEAN officials in the Chinese city of Guiyang, China's foreign ministry said the framework had been agreed upon, although it gave no details of its contents....

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UK opposition leader Corbyn says he would ensure Brexit deal

If the prime minister struggled under questioning from Mr Paxman and the studio audience, Mr Corbyn exceeded expectations, remaining calm and pleasant throughout. "I am not a dictator who writes t...

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Manuel Noriega, Former Panamanian Dictator, 83

Noriega was in a hospital recovering from a brain tumor operation. An announcement was made by government communications secretary Manuel Dominguez this morning. Drug Enforcement Agents help Norie...

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Merkel warns US, Britain no longer reliable partners

Although she did not mention any name, it was clear that the most influential leader in Europe , Angela Merkel of Germany , alluded to U.S. President Trump . Europe should act "of course in frie...

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ICJ snubs Pakistan, stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final verdict

ICJ snubs Pakistan, stays Kulbhushan Jadhav's execution till final verdict

Pakistan is yet to confirm whether Jadhav, whose execution has been stayed by the (ICJ) pending its final verdict, has approached the appellate court in the country yet. National Assembly Speaker Ay...

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Philippines at a grave risk of

Philippines at a grave risk of "contamination" by Isis

Asked whether the military knew the whereabouts of Hapilon, Herrera said "yes". Duterte's use of martial law has raised concerns among human rights groups, who have accused him of ordering secur...

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G7 in historic split as Trump goes his own way

Leaders gathering at the G7 Summit in Taormina , Italy agreed on a final communique . But on Sunday talk shows, a White House Cabinet secretary said Trump's decision is not yet final, and a top-ra...

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G7 divided as Trump stonewalls on climate

G7 divided as Trump stonewalls on climate

But he already told confidants he plans to pull out of the historic accord, Axios reported Saturday night, making the United States one of just three countries to reject the global pact to reduce ...

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Germany's Merkel Signals Deepening Rift With US Under Trump

Trump is not the reliable partner her country and the Continent have automatically depended on in the past. "We also know that we Europeans must really take our fate into our own hands", she added, ...

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May and Corbyn left bruised after General Election TV showdown

At one point he looked up the figure on his iPad and said "can we come back to this in a moment?" in an interview with the BBC's Woman's Hour programme. The MPs subsequently concluded that elements of...

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Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition

Turkey calls for ouster of USA envoy for anti-IS coalition

The violence broke out after Erdogan returned to the embassy after meeting with US President Donald Trump yesterday. "We can confirm that Ambassador Kilic was summoned to the State Department ...

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On 3-year anniversary, PM Modi gifts northeast the 'Bhupen Hazarika Bridge'

On 3-year anniversary, PM Modi gifts northeast the 'Bhupen Hazarika Bridge'

The bridge is about 9.2 kms in length which makes it 30 percent longer than the Bandra-Worli Sealink in Mumbai. The APLS said, "Although Sadiya falls under Assam at present, Hazarika's birthplace ...

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India would stick to climate accord even if U.S. pulled out

India would stick to climate accord even if U.S. pulled out

Members of the G7 - the US, Germany , France , Britain, Italy, Canada and Japan - met in Sicily on 26 and 27 May, where they discussed global issues related to foreign policy, the economy, equality,...

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Germany must pay more for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation military alliance, Trump says

In an interview on Fox News on Tuesday, Ms Conway said Mr Dubke "made very clear that he would see through the president's global trip, and come to work every day and work hard even through that trip ...

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Theresa May struggles during TV interview

Top UK Jewish officials have expressed concern over a Sunday Times report that Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn took part in an event at a Tunisian cemetery in 2014 during which a dead Palestinia...

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Slight chance for rain later today, showers possible this weekend

Tuesday: About as breezy as Monday with rain chances favoring cities near and on the Palmer Divide. Wednesday Night .A few clouds. Most will stay dry, but we'll keep that isolated chance through...

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Trump promises climate decision next week

Trump promises climate decision next week

As a candidate on December 1, 2015, Trump posted a video on Instagram - while the 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference was taking place - in which he criticized then-President Obama for "...

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At least 91 dead and 100 missing in Sri Lanka floods

At least 91 dead and 100 missing in Sri Lanka floods

According to Disaster Management Centre, 61,315 people have been affected. The south western region of Ratnapura was worst affected. The meterological department said the latest monsoon ended a pr...

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Israelis Elated, Palestinians Disappointed by Trump Visit

On his part, Trump stressed the need to forge a historic peace deal, without mentioning any reference to the two-state solution or to an independent Palestinian state. Abbas, who has been politically ...

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US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

US will leave Paris climate deal -Axios

White House adviser Jared Kushner seems to be "modifying" his stance on the Paris climate agreement , according to a source close to him, and now argues that the "standards" of the accord need to be ...

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I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams

I don't know if Wenger can let go - Adams

While the benefits of keeping Wenger on are obvious, it doesn't hide the fact that they failed to qualify for the Champions League this season and fell way short in the Premier League title race. Ch...

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AMVETS honors fallen soldiers, active military at Memorial Day service

The rain cleared out Monday morning bringing crowds of people to downtown Mansfield for the annual Memorial Day Parade. That's down to less than one-half of a percent today, guaranteeing more Americ...

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US Supreme Court issues temporary stay in Alabama execution

US Supreme Court issues temporary stay in Alabama execution

Arthur will be put to death for the 1982 murder of Troy Wicker, of Muscle Shoals. Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall said Arthur is an egregious example of how a convicted murderer can manipula...

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Iran says it will continue missiles tests 'if necessary'

In a news conference in Tehran on Monday, Rouhani said Trump's first visit overseas was a "theatrical gathering with no practical or political value". "Although he was not among us in the electi...

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Europe can no longer rely on U.S., Britain: Merkel

She might not have welcomed Brexit or Trump. But EU Council President Donald Tusk said on Sunday he was more optimistic now than after the US election last November after EU leaders held talks wit...

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Former Panamanian dictator and drug trafficker Manuel Noriega dead at 83

Noriega, once on friendly terms with the United States because of his country's location on the Panama Canal, became a USA target as relations deteriorated. Indeed, Noriega was so trusted by the USA t...

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Isolated Trump to take Paris climate decision next week

And in Brussels, NATO leaders chafed at Trump's lecture, which did not acknowledge member states' recent increases in military spending nor did it include a reaffirmed U.S. After the summit, the presi...

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Korea Tests Scud-class Ballistic Missile

The missile flew towards the Sea of Japan and "correctly hit a planned target point with a deviation of seven meters". The US has confirmed that North Korea has test-launched another ballistic m...

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Wilmington National Cemetery holds annual Memorial Day service

Wilmington National Cemetery holds annual Memorial Day service

In a speech after placing a wreath at the Tomb of the Unknowns, he said "words can not measure the depth of their devotion, the purity of their love or the totality of their courage". "But if American...

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Jury discharged in Rolf Harris case

Jury discharged in Rolf Harris case

After almost five hours of deliberation and a trial lasting two weeks at Southwark crown court in London, the jury of seven women and five men was unable to reach a verdicts. The prosecution has told ...

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