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Republican candidate 'body-slams' reporter

Republican candidate 'body-slams' reporter

Montana law enforcement officials on Wednesday charged Gianforte with misdemeanor assault . " Ben Jacobs ", he said . Fewer than 24 hours earlier, the Republican candidate was charged with misdeme...

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Kenya inaugurates Standard Gauge Railway

Kenya inaugurates Standard Gauge Railway

The 480-km SGR stretches from the port of Mombasa to Kenya's capital Nairobi, involving a total investment of 3.8 billion US dollars, which makes it the African country's largest infrastructure projec...

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Almost half Trump's Twitter followers are fake - audit site

If the number of followers on Twitter is any yardstick for measuring someone's popularity, it may be an extremely flawed measure, according to data thrown up by a website that claims to check how many...

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Michaelia Cash says Donald Trump should keep U.S. in Paris climate deal

He was speaking after US President Donald Trump refused to join other leaders of the G7 group of rich nations in reaffirming support for the accord. Officials have laid out several options for him to ...

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SNP pledges to scrap LISA and keep triple lock

The change is summed up in the statistics in party leader Nicola Sturgeon's launch speech. "Last year's Holyrood election delivered the democratic mandate for an independence referendum in the e...

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Portland train stabbing suspect makes his first court appearance

Portland train stabbing suspect makes his first court appearance

Police said one of the two young women on the train was wearing a hijab. The investigators have also said that they were examining Christian's background of extremist ideology. "He never disrespe...

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Michaelia Cash says Donald Trump should keep United States in Paris climate deal

Gutteres never mentioned the American leader by name in his speech at New York University's Stern School of Business, his first major address on climate change since taking the reins of the United Nat...

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Pacific Countries Discuss New Trade Order Post Trump's 'America First' Policy

President Donald Trump pulled Washington out of it earlier this year. Attending a meeting of ministers from Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation ( APEC ) countries in Vietnam , Lighthizer said tha...

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ISIS booby trapped Mosul building where more than 100 civilians died

The probe found that the USA bomb triggered secondary explosions from devices clandestinely planted there by fighters from the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria ( ISIS ). Gen. Joe Martin, commanding...

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Trump causes rift on climate change at G7 conference

The Paris agreement's commitment to curb carbon emissions and limit temperature rise to well below 2 degrees and as close as possible to 1.5 degrees "do not almost go far enough", he said. He fini...

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United Kingdom opposition sees rise in poll support

A surge in support after Theresa May called the snap election last month led to predictions her party could get the most Welsh seats for the first time since the 1850s. Plans to make greater use of...

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May and Corbyn put on the spot in live TV grilling

Brexit has been atop the list of main issues heading into this election, and both candidates' capabilities of getting the right deal for Britain in its European Union negotiations was raised. "And he ...

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United Kingdom police stop sharing Manchester attack info with USA after leaks

The row - which goes to the heart of the close intelligence-sharing relationship between the two allies - provides an awkward backdrop to Prime Minister Theresa May's meeting with US President Dona...

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America successfully tests ICBM defense system in the Pacific

North Korea's nuclear ambitions have injected a new sense of urgency to building an effective defense against the country and actions of its unpredictable leader, Kim Jong Un , who is trying to devel...

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"It was not innocent" | Macron speaks on long handshake with Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron's party is expected to emerge with the most seats in June's parliamentary election, a poll showed on Monday, with Macron also scoring well in terms of general popular...

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Egypt's Sisi ratifies controversial NGO bill restricting human rights groups - decree

Egypt's Sisi ratifies controversial NGO bill restricting human rights groups - decree

The new law signed by President Sisi was criticised by the United Nations and New York-based Human Rights Watch. The bill restricts NGO activity to developmental and social work and introduces jai...

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Landmark US missile defense test a success

Shortly thereafter, a ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in response to this simulated ICBM attack. The Navy's Aegis BMD system - in which a warship at sea la...

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Leaked info 'undermines' Manchester attack probe

Leaked info 'undermines' Manchester attack probe

Salman Abedi was particularly upset by the killing previous year of a Muslim friend whose death he believed went unnoticed by "infidels" in the United Kingdom, said the relative, speaking on co...

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Turkey publicly chastises United States ambassador for violent DC protests

Turkey publicly chastises United States ambassador for violent DC protests

The Turkish Foreign Ministry now says the USA ambassador has been given a " written and verbal protest " over the US's handling of the situation. Video of members of Mr. A Turkish foreign ministry s...

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Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

Trump honors fallen soldiers and Gold Star families in Memorial Day speech

Mr. Trump concluded by thanking the "unknown soldiers". John Kelly's other son, Johnny, is preparing for his fifth military deployment, and his son-in-law Jake is a wounded warrior. After his speech...

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SNP calls for 'Tory gimmick' lifetime ISA to be scrapped

An SNP victory in the General Election in Scotland would "further reinforce" the mandate for a second independence referendum, Nicola Sturgeon has said. Speaking to the Peeblesshire News, she said: ...

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In interviews, MAX stabbing survivor discusses attack, healing and his city

In interviews, MAX stabbing survivor discusses attack, healing and his city

Court documents based on Jeremy Christian's interview at the Multnomah County Jail show he was concerned about free speech. The word " Antifa " that he mentioned is typically used to describe people w...

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Theresa May's Brexit battle cry:Your Black Country needs you

Mrs May also reaffirmed that she would walk away from the forthcoming Brexit negotiations without a deal rather than accept a "bad" deal. "We're a laughing stock across Europe and we don't need to b...

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U.S. 'Successfully Intercepted' ICBM in Test, Says Pentagon

Which is why Syring's agency, while celebratory, also sounded a note of caution. "There are already significant questions about the capability of this system and how much protection it actually prov...

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Corbyn caught short on childcare costs in Woman's Hour interview

You're logging into your ipad here. Dimbleby, who will be reporting the election results for a 10th time in his distinguished broadcasting career, echoed the long-standing complaint among Corbyn's...

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US Military Tests Ground-based Interceptor Against Ballistic Missile Target

Prior to Tuesday's launch, the GMD system had successfully hit its target in only nine of 17 tests since 1999. The former system is the subject of the test, when a dummy ICBM will be launched from the...

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WaPo: Senate Intel Committee Asks For Trump Campaign Documents

WaPo: Senate Intel Committee Asks For Trump Campaign Documents

Moscow has repeatedly denied the allegations and Trump denies any collusion. The FBI also informed a House committee that it would not be complying with a Wednesday deadline to turn over memos wri...

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US Democrats Demand To Hear From Kushner On Russia Ties

The Washington Post previously reported that Sergey Kislyak , Russia's ambassador to the U.S., told his superiors in Moscow that Kushner proposed a backchannel line of communication between ...

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Philippines lawmakers want debate on martial law amid siege

The militants who have besieged much of a southern Philippine city over the past week include foreign fighters and local gunmen who want to establish a regional branch of the Islamic State group, th...

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'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

'You got no safe place': Portland stabbing suspect rants in court

The event organized by the group Patriot Prayer is billed on its Facebook page as a Trump Free Speech Rally in "one of the most liberal areas of the West Coast". If found guilty of the murder char...

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Belgian PM suffers hearing loss after princess fires starting pistol

Belgian PM suffers hearing loss after princess fires starting pistol

Show up at a 20K race, wave to the crowd and cheer as the runners bolt from a starting line and dash through the streets of Brussels . The Belgian King's youngest sister, Princess Astrid , acciden...

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Police Confirm Large Part Of Manchester Terror Network Has Been Arrested

Police arrested two more people and were on Thursday searching a new site in Manchester suspected of links to the bombing that killed 22 people at a pop concert, as British authorities complaine...

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Trump hits out at 'fake news' about son-in-law

On Saturday, the Times noted Kushner and Ivanka left Trump's maiden foreign trip early following reports that said the Federal Bureau of Investigation diverted its attention at Kushner's meet...

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Coordinated effort believed in United Kingdom bombing

Coordinated effort believed in United Kingdom bombing

Manchester suicide bomber Salman Abedi likely received some ISIS training by traveling to Syria in the months before the bombing, according to information gathered in the preliminary investiga...

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Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

Migrant dinghy catches fire at sea, forcing dramatic rescue

The Spanish coastguards later dispatched a helicopter and several other rescue boats to the scene. Two Spanish coast guard vessels also helped save the migrants. . The migrants, whose nationalities...

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