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N Korea fires missile in latest provocation

China has repeatedly said it views dialogue as the path to resolving the standoff over North Korea's nuclear program. North Korea claims it fired a new type of ballistic missile Monday, demonstr...

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Deadlocked over the Bathroom Bill

The business coalition laid out its position in an open letter to the states top-three political leaders - Gov. Greg Abbott , Patrick and House Speaker Joe Straus . The Senate was expected to ag...

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Europe can no longer rely on US, Britain: Merkel

Merkel said the climate discussion during the summit "was very hard, not to say unsatisfactory". There could be rocky times ahead where old alliances can no longer be taken for granted, German Cha...

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Tens of thousands still marooned in Sri Lanka floods

Tens of thousands still marooned in Sri Lanka floods

The death toll from Sri Lanka's floods and landslides climbed top 180 on Monday, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said. The military has deployed more service personnel in addition to the thou...

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Notorious child serial killer Ian Brady has died in prison

Mersey Care NHS foundation trust, which runs Ashworth hospital, confirmed that Brady died at 6.30 p.m. Alas, however, he departed this earth with one final insult to the families of those he mur...

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Trump views Germany as political opponent: senior SPD lawmaker

On her part, Merkel said India has proved to be a reliable partner and the two sides have been able to deepen cooperation. Reflecting his view on the Indo-German ties, PM Modi had said that India se...

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Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer

Passers-by scramble into Dallas creek bed to aid officer

About a dozen bystanders rushed to aid the officer and pushed the vehicle back on its wheels to help him out of the auto. Witnesses told ABC-owned station WFAA-TV that the pickup hit the officer's v...

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Trump makes first visit as president to Arlington National Cemetery

Trump makes first visit as president to Arlington National Cemetery

They were Marine Corps 1st Lt. Robert Kelly , son of Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly , killed in 2010; Oklahoma National Guard Spc. Trump honored Gold Star families , calling their fallen ...

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Friends and family pay tribute to zookeeper killed by tiger

Friends and family pay tribute to zookeeper killed by tiger

Desperate colleagues witnessed the attack, and tried in vain to prevent it by throwing meat at the tiger in attempts to distract the animal. The zoo, which remains closed, said: "At no point during ...

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Modi seeks 'quantum jump' in eco ties with Germany, 8 pacts signed

The prime minister praised her "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needs. In Berlin , Merkel reiterated her position that "we in Europe have to take our fate into our...

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Trump Reportedly Asked Intelligence Chiefs to Deny Collusion Evidence

Trump Reportedly Asked Intelligence Chiefs to Deny Collusion Evidence

Mr Flynn was appointed USA national security adviser in January but resigned after misleading vice-president Mike Pence over his communications with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Russian intellig...

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Biafra: Markets, Streets Deserted as IPOB Sit-at-home Protest Begins

Biafra: Markets, Streets Deserted as IPOB Sit-at-home Protest Begins

According to reports gathered, the incident started on Sunday night when security operatives stormed a venue in the community where IPOB members were gathered for meeting, surround with IPOB mounted...

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Oh, Okay: Kathy Griffin Pictured With Beheaded Donald Trump

Oh, Okay: Kathy Griffin Pictured With Beheaded Donald Trump

Gruesome video provided Tuesday by the comedian and former Bravo "My Life on the D-List" star shows her holding a representation of Mr. Trump's head in ways reminiscent of terrorist propaganda. "This ...

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Gentiloni backs Merkel: Europe must forge its own future

Merkel's declarations were quickly held up by a US press eager to show how Trump was fraying transatlantic relations . ( Face the Nation mentioned that "some not-so-happy allies were left questi...

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Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums' vote

Election day ahead: Labour pains by Corbyn to net mums' vote

The most popular tweet sent during the interviews by far came from SNP leader Nicola Sturgeon, who said: "It has become painfully clear in last half hour why the PM is dodging leaders' debates in this...

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England collapse in third one-day worldwide against South Africa

England captain Eoin Morgan remained in upbeat mood heading into the Champions Trophy despite a seven-wicket defeat by South Africa at Lord's on Monday. Out-of-form opener Jason Roy opened his acc...

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French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

French president flexes diplomatic muscles in Putin meeting

The presidents' meeting at the 17th-century Palace of Versailles , one of Europe's most opulent royal palaces, came at a time when relations between Paris and Moscow have reached one of their lowes...

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East Hartford High School holds rally in response to Betsy DeVos comments

East Hartford High School holds rally in response to Betsy DeVos comments

Connecticut Democratic U.S. Rep. John Larson and Democratic Gov. Dannel P. Malloy also spoke out against DeVos' comments . She described meeting a former East Hartford student named Michael ...

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China's Xi Decries Protectionism At 'One Belt, One Road' Forum

China's Xi Decries Protectionism At 'One Belt, One Road' Forum

It was one of the first concrete results of trade discussions that began a month ago, when Xi and Trump launched a 100-day action plan on economic cooperation during their meeting at the USA leader's ...

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Fake Media prevent Americans from hearing real story: Donald Trump

Though Mr Kushner has appeared "subdued", he does not plan to step aside as Mr Trump's senior adviser or reduce his responsibilities, The New York Times reported , citing unnamed people close to him....

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Climate protection is part of India's ethos: PM Modi

Germany's exasperation was laid bare after the G7 summit which wrapped up on Saturday with the US refusing so far to sign up to upholding the 2015 Paris climate accord. "I experienced that in the las...

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At NATO, Trump facing new questions about intelligence sharing

At NATO, Trump facing new questions about intelligence sharing

Theresa May will make plain her unhappiness about the numerous leaks to American media outlets that have taken place when she holds face-to-face talks with the United States president at the North ...

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Indian Navy Rescues Stranded Dogs, Assists in Sri Lanka Flood Relief Efforts

Indian Navy Rescues Stranded Dogs, Assists in Sri Lanka Flood Relief Efforts

The Indian Navy's relief work in Sri Lanka' s flood affected areas has been going on in full swing and the Indian Navy was seen distributing relief material to the victims of the catastrophe. An inv...

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Donald Trump 'to pull USA out of Paris climate change agreement'

The G7 nations also threatened to slap more sanctions on Russian Federation over the crisis in Ukraine. "We do not disguise this division". Reports emerged last week that the agency has an early dr...

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Germany foreign minister slams Trump administration

Germany foreign minister slams Trump administration

Then at the G7 summit on Friday and Saturday, leaders including Merkel failed to convince Trump to commit to stay in the Paris climate deal. "[US-German relations] are a strong pillar of our foreign...

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This Kuwaiti Anti-Terror Ad Is Going Viral in the Middle East

This Kuwaiti Anti-Terror Ad Is Going Viral in the Middle East

The ad opens with a young boy commentating over a man constructing a suicide bomb belt, saying he will "tell God everything". "Worship your God with love, with love, not terror". Meanwhile, a man we...

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Portland mayor wants to cancel free speech rally

Portland mayor wants to cancel free speech rally

He was arrested a short time after the attack when he was confronted by other men. Christian's social media postings indicate an affinity for Nazis and political violence. Angel Sauls, left, helps...

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May and Corbyn set out opposing European Union 'no deal' stances

The Labour leader was this morning unable to answer Emma Barnett's questions on the costings of the party's plan to extend free childcare entitlement for children under the age of four. Mr Paxman in...

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Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of Virginia special agent

Travis Ball, 27, was arrested in Virginia's Northern Neck just after 6 a.m. Saturday. Walter, who was white, was an 18-year veteran of Virginia State Police who previously served in the Marine Corps...

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Investigators examine Kushner's meeting with Russian banker

Corker said it appears to him that Kushner is "not a target, so I think I would just wait". "In addition to that, and perhaps more importantly, he is a very good person". Now communication is a bad ...

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Back at Home, Trump Goes on Twitter Offensive Against Leaks, 'Fake News'

Trump said in a series of tweets. Kushner, who is married to Trump's eldest daughter Ivanka, discussed the possibility of setting up secure line of communication with Russia in a meeting with Mosc...

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Jared Kushner's worst week in Washington

Kushner, Trump added, is "respected by virtually everyone" and "is a very good person". The FBI is reportedly looking into Kushner and the Kislyak conversation as part of its probe into Russia's h...

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Trump's back and ready for combat

Mr Trump returned to Washington after a nine-day overseas tour and immediately went on the offensive, saying the leaks coming out of his administration were "fabricated lies' invented by the media"....

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No time for Brexit delays, says UK's May as poll lead slips

Theresa May has U-turned on her manifesto's social care proposals by promising she would "make sure there's an absolute limit " on the cost of care. Over the weekend, it appeared as though the Torie...

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UK PM May says prepared to leave EU without a Brexit deal

This evening May was grilled by veteran journalist Jeremy Paxman as well as members of the public on issues ranging from her approach to Brexit, immigration, and her U-turn on social care costs poli...

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