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German Foreign Minister says ties with United States in difficult phase

Clearly referring to recent experiences dealing with U.S. President Donald Trump during a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels and a G7 summit in Sicily , she said: "The times...

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Nationals and Giants brawl in Major League Baseball

George Kontos came in to relieve Strickland and the runner representing Harper ultimately came around to score and extend Washington's lead to 3-0. The Twins tried three pitchers in the inning, a...

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Iraqi officials raise death toll from Baghdad bombing to 15

ISIL said it had carried out the attack, identifying the bomber as an Iraqi who was targeting Shiites. He said efforts to recruit and train local fighters from Deir al-Zor had accelerated at their...

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North Atlantic Treaty Organisation to be full member of global coalition against IS: Chief

Trump, on his first visit to Brussels, also said Germany was selling too many cars, had a visibly awkward handshake with the new French president, and pushed aside the Montenegrin leader at a joint ...

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Ariana Grande to give benefit concert in Manchester

Ariana Grande to give benefit concert in Manchester

A German security official told the AP on Thursday the report was accurate. Defending its decision to publish the pictures, the New York Times said: "The images and information presented were neit...

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Declare cow national animal, says Rajasthan HC

Declare cow national animal, says Rajasthan HC

The court's view comes amid the protest, beef being held in several parts of the country over the Centre's notification banning the sale of cattle for slaughter at animal markets. The court made the...

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Trial of South Sudanese Soldiers Accused of Rape, Murder Begins

Trial of South Sudanese Soldiers Accused of Rape, Murder Begins

The widow of South Sudan liberation hero John Garang is calling on government soldiers to forsake President Salva Kiir . "What is concerned here for the court is to address the case in a proper way...

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Trump administration notifies Congress of intent to renegotiate NAFTA

The White House notified the Senate Finance and House Ways and Means committees that the administration will update the 23-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA). Canada has indicated ...

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NY Times on Trump's First NATO Meeting: 'He Failed'

NY Times on Trump's First NATO Meeting: 'He Failed'

After a meeting with Trump, European Council President Donald Tusk said the leaders "discussed foreign policy, security, climate and trade relations". But one senior diplomat said Trump, who left the ...

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SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 296

SPC Severe Thunderstorm Watch 296

Among those listed in the severe thunderstorm watch are Calhoun, Clarendon, Kershaw, Lee, Orangeburg, Richland, and Sumter counties. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been posted until 9 p.m. An unset...

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US Successfully Tests Missile Defense System as North Korean Threat Mounts

The test, conducted over the Pacific Ocean, aims to enhance the reliability of the US missile defense system and keep North Korea , which is developing an ICBM , in check. Before Tuesday, the Pentag...

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Iraqi Forces Advance in Mosul

Iraqi forces, backed by worldwide coalition, have been fighting to drive out IS militant from the western side of Mosul , but several neighborhoods, including the densely-populated old city center, a...

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Jared Kushner met with Russian bank that planted spies in U.S

Spicer was less verbose when asked about reports from over the weekend that the president's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner sought to set up a back channel with Russian Federation ...

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Pentagon missile defense program scores a win

While it appeared to be a specific test of whether the U.S. military can counter a North Korea missile launch , the Pentagon said the exercise had been planned for years to determine America's ...

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JFK's life, legacy is celebrated on his centennial

They continue the commemorations today with choral groups performing this morning, a U.S. Navy band performing at 2:15 p.m. with a U.S. Navy F-18 flyover at 3 p.m. The Symphony performed Leonard Berns...

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Palestinian prisoners end mass hunger strike after securing concessions

Now, in line with the agreement, the Palestinian Authority takes the responsibility for paying the costs of second family visits. The hunger strike was called by much-respected Marwan Barghouthi i...

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Putin says he's certain that Syria's Assad didn't use chemical weapons

Putin also noted certain differences, but said that both of them view many issues in a similar way, and that French-Russian relations could be "qualitatively" improved. In fact, Macron was inspired...

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Zbigniew Brzezinski dies at 89

The Polish-born academic served as a counselor to former President Lyndon B. Johnson from 1966 to 1968 and was Carter's national security adviser from 1977 to 1981. Brzezinski's death at age 89 was ...

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Sea Lion Pulls Terrified Little Girl Into the Water at Canadian Harbor

A resident of Richmond captured on camera, the shocking video of a sea lion grabbing a young girl by the dress and dragging her into the water . Her rescuer hands the girl off before being pulled...

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Trudeau invites pope to Canada for apology to natives

Trudeau invites pope to Canada for apology to natives

Trudeau, a practicing Catholic, said he issued an invitation to the Pope to visit Canada in the coming years, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation reported. The prime minister also gave the Pope a se...

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Ivanka Trump, Jared Kushner taking 'heads down' approach

The White House's public claims that the Russian Federation scandal is no big deal are completely different from what is going on behind the scenes as the West Wing is growing increasingly paranoid ...

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Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans

Trump ruffles feathers by calling Germans "bad" _ on trade

German publication Der Spiegel reported that Trump "voiced significant displeasure" about Germany's trade surplus during a meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels , Belgium. Trump...

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Social SectorDr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus To Be Next Director-General Of WHO

Social SectorDr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus To Be Next Director-General Of WHO

In his final pitch for why he should lead the WHO, Tedros emphasized his experience as Ethiopia's health minister, overseeing the expansion of basic health services across the country. "The world's mo...

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Daughter of Park friend back in SKorea to face investigation

Daughter of Park friend back in SKorea to face investigation

Choi was taken into custody and stood trial over a string of corruption allegations, including bribery and closed-door intervention in state affairs. Prosecutors have also alleged a prestigious Seo...

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Top Trump aide exiting: First shoe to drop in wider shuffle?

McMaster and Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly describing back-channel communications in general as normal and unconcerning. "He has a lot of respect for her", he said during a press briefing ...

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Iraq presses Mosul assault, UN warns of danger to civilians

For Popular Mobilisation, it is a step towards achieving a linkup with Assad forces, giving him a significant advantage in fighting the six-year rebellion against his rule. Iraq's army on Saturday lau...

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Irish Leader Enda Kenny Stepping Down as Head of His Party

Irish Leader Enda Kenny Stepping Down as Head of His Party

He has led the Fine Gael for 15 years and is its first leader to win re-election to office. Athlone Senator Gabrielle McFadden has come out in support of Simon Coveney in the Fine Gael leadership ...

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Trump Yelled at Abbas, 'You Tricked Me,' Israeli TV Reports

Trump Yelled at Abbas, 'You Tricked Me,' Israeli TV Reports

Ironically, the Iranian threat that grew under Obama offers a unique opportunity for U.S. But the very fact that Trump chose to deliver his a-la-Barack-Obama speech-in-the-Middle-East in Saudi Arab...

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May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

May blasts opponent on Brexit as poll lead narrows

The reason behind the call is to prevent her political rivals from interfering with negotiations regarding Brexit. A total of seven polls carried out over the past week have shown May's lead over La...

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Mass evacuations as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

Mass evacuations as Cyclone Mora hits Bangladesh

As for weather conditions in Bihar, Patna Meteorological Centre's scientist Ananda Shankar said heavy moisture incursion was taking place across northeastern and eastern India , including Bihar, unde...

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Jared Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions

Trump did not come out directly and defend Kushner , but decried what he called the " fake news media" in a series of tweets earlier Sunday. People familiar with the interactions told The New York...

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Turkey blames USA for violence between Erdogan's bodyguards and protesters

The incident on May 16 was not the first time security breaches took place during a Turkish leader's visit to the country. On Thursday, Voice of America's Turkish Service released video showing ...

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DPRK defends its latest missile launch, seeks int'l support

DPRK defends its latest missile launch, seeks int'l support

Photo: AFP/Goh Chai Hin. North Korea on Sunday launched what appeared to be its longest-range ballistic missile yet, claiming it was capable of carrying a "heavy nuclear warhead" in a test aimed at ...

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British officials scold the United States for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack

British officials scold the United States for leaking intelligence on the Manchester attack

President Donald Trump has said that " deeply troubling " leaks to United States media about the Manchester suicide bombing would be investigated, after irate British police stopped sharin...

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Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

Officers respond to report of armed man at Orlando airport

The terrifying situation created confusion and uncertainty at the airport as travelers posted video and photos online of officers with their weapons drawn. Terminal A was eventually closed, but the ot...

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