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Trump Blasts Germany on Trade, NATO: 'Very Bad for US'

The prime minister praised Merkel's "strong leadership" and said a EU-focused vision is what the world needed. When Trump was inaugurated in January, Merkel had told the billionaire and former rea...

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US, China could decide this week on North Korea sanctions

The long-range ground-based interceptor is launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Tuesday. In a Monday tweet, President Donald Trump joined the leaders of South Korea and Japan in condemning...

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Woman thought headed for Canada found dead in Minnesota

Woman thought headed for Canada found dead in Minnesota

A woman believed to have been attempting to seek asylum in Canada died of exposure while attempting to cross the USA border in a remote part of northern Minnesota, authorities have concluded. So far...

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Pakistani diplomats, staff injured in Kabul Attack

The diplomatic quarter of Afghanistan's capital city was targeted by a auto bomb early on Wednesday. Germany, Japan and Pakistan said some of their embassy employees and staff were hurt in the exp...

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President Trump stumps Twitter with 'covfefe'

The word sparked several parody accounts, which quickly invented their own " covfefe " folklore and backstory. The tweet had been active on the U.S. Most people think he meant to write "press cove...

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Afghan ministry says Kabul blast has killed 64

Still, there are questions about whether a US pledge to send more troops to Afghanistan will curb the violence. More than an hour after the explosion, ambulances were still taking the wounded to the...

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Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

Chechnya's leader invites Macron, Merkel to visit his region

The two leaders met on the 300th anniversary of Peter the Great's diplomatic visit to France in 1717. "Maybe someone lying in his bed invented something or maybe someone deliberately inserted a US...

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Injuries at German embassy in Kabul, Afghan personnel likely dead: Germany

Injuries at German embassy in Kabul, Afghan personnel likely dead: Germany

Authorities urged Kabul residents to donate blood, saying hospitals were in "dire need". Afghan President Ashraf Ghani also condemned the attack, which came just days into the Muslim holy month of ...

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Injuries at German embassy in Kabul, Afghan personnel likely dead-Germany

German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel said an Afghan security guard was killed and several employees of the German embassy injured. The explosion shattered windows and blew doors off their hin...

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Trump on foreign trip 'We hit a home run'

The Republican president has also repeatedly expressed frustration with internal leaks coming from the White House . Top White House advisers said the country of Russian Federation came up during...

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Gunners set to end speculation and confirm where Arsene Wenger's future lies

Arsenal must start work now on what that will be and who might be able to work in it. Cesc Fabregas has questioned why he was dropped for Chelsea's FA Cup final defeat to his old side Arsenal . ...

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Trump to pull US from global climate deal, official says

Trump to pull US from global climate deal, official says

During his presidential campaign, he promised to "cancel" the Paris accord; his energy plan was a promise to "cancel the Paris climate agreement and stop all payments of USA tax dollars to United...

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Valverde: I want to make Barcelona greater than it already is

Valverde: I want to make Barcelona greater than it already is

Valverde's official introduction will be on Thursday. "He loves youth football and he has a special style, similar to what we do at Barca". Barcelona are also very keen on Arsenal's Hector Belle...

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High-tech "flying" boats battling for America's Cup

The victor will meet Oracle in the first-to-seven America's Cup match starting June 17. Oracle, skippered by Australia Jimmy Spithill, beat Land Rover BAR by 39 seconds, lost to Artemis by 39 seco...

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Cleveland police officer who killed Tamir Rice fired after rules violations

Loehmann had mislead Cleveland officials about his past experience as a police officer, as ThinkProgress reported in 2014 . A grand jury declined to charge the officers involved. The Cuyahoga Cou...

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German court denies mother access to dead daughter's FB data

German court denies mother access to dead daughter's FB data

The unnamed 15-year-old was hit by a train in 2012, and her folks have been trying to access her chat history to find out whether she'd been bullied and the death was a suicide, the Guardian reports ...

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Feds cuff 19 in massive Lucchese mob takedown in NY

Feds cuff 19 in massive Lucchese mob takedown in NY

Nineteen of the family's hierarchy and several associates were among those arrested on Wednesday on charges ranging from murder to the illegal sale of cigarettes, according to court papers. As the man...

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May to tell Trump intelligence 'must remain secure'

Monday's bombing prompted United Kingdom authorities to deploy soldiers through out the city and raise the terror threat level to " critical ", the highest of five levels for worldwide terrorism, and ...

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Jared Kushner Reportedly Encouraged To Step Aside As FBI Investigates Russia Contacts

The White House has been shaken by an explosive Washington Post report on the eve of his return that said Kushner had met with the Russian ambassador prior to Trump's inauguration and proposed a...

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Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner Thinking of Moving Back to NYC

Meanwhile, a White House official pointed out how the cascade of negative stories is causing Trump to lose control of his own presidency, observing that "we are letting others dictate entirely how w...

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Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city

Philippines army battles IS-linked group in southern city

The militants responded to the raid by storming the city, burning down buildings, including a university and Catholic churches, and taking hostages, including a priest. At a press briefing, Philippin...

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Merkel reiterates call for Europe to 'take fate into our own hands'

Merkel reiterates call for Europe to 'take fate into our own hands'

US President Donald Trump called Germany's trade and spending policies " very bad " on Tuesday, intensifying the row between the longtime allies. Modi hailed Germany as a "reliable and trustwort...

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BAGHDAD: at least 30 people dead after bomb explosion

The Islamic state group has claimed responsibility for two auto bomb attacks which killed more than a dozen people in the Iraqi capital of Baghdad Tuesday. Karrada was hit by a massive truck bom...

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Trump Leaning Toward Withdrawing US From Landmark Paris Climate Deal

Trump Leaning Toward Withdrawing US From Landmark Paris Climate Deal

Withdrawing would leave the United States aligned only with Russian Federation among the world's industrialized economies in rejecting action to combat climate change . As of May 2017, 147 parties h...

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Japanese slightly injured at embassy in Kabul

Japanese slightly injured at embassy in Kabul

His head wound had been bandaged but blood still soaked his white dress shirt. Meanwhile, Afghan Taliban denied any involvement in the attack, added source from Kabul . Wednesday's attack provide...

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We'll always have Paris: Trump should keep his promise

We'll always have Paris: Trump should keep his promise

The decision will put the USA in league with Syria and Nicaragua as the world's only non-participants in the Paris Climate Agreement - brokered by Mr Trump's predecessor Barack Obama in 2015. "T...

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United States slaps sanctions on Venezuela Supreme Court judges

The death of a 15-year-old boy meanwhile brought the death toll from weeks of protests to 43 - a dark milestone that matched the number killed in the last comparable wave of unrest, in 2014. "Go home,...

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City clash fuels fear of IS foothold in southern Philippines

Islamic State caliph Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has not issued a personal statement accepting Maute and Abu Sayyaf as Islamic State members, though reports place him in Mosul, Iraq - ground zero of the...

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Train stabbing survivor: 'I'm just trying to heal'

Train stabbing survivor: 'I'm just trying to heal'

Christian, who according to the Washington Post has a history of racist and extremist postings on social media, is now in custody. Telephone messages left at the home of Christian's mother Sunda...

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UN chief says 'absolutely essential' that Paris climate deal implemented

UN chief says 'absolutely essential' that Paris climate deal implemented

He then tweeted that he would make an announcement this week. The non-binding climate deal is set to take effect in 2020, and asks that all signing countries - rich and poor - take concrete st...

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Kabul blast hurts German embassy staff, kills guard - minister

Kabul blast hurts German embassy staff, kills guard - minister

No terrorist group has claimed the attack yet, and the Taliban have denied it was carried out in their name. A spokesman for Taliban insurgents said he was gathering information. Switzerla...

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Caroline Kennedy says she's missed JFK every day of her life

Kennedy's birth on May 29, 1917, at his parents' home in Brookline, Mass., just outside Boston. After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, John F. It will not only highlight the White House y...

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Poll dive hits British PM's election battle

Shortly before 9am the pound was down 0.3 per cent against the dollar at $1.28 and down 0.3 per cent against the euro at €1.15. LONDON, May 31 Britain's pound recovered from a half a percent drop ...

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Trump To Withdraw From The Paris Climate Accord

Still, faced with advisers who pressed hard on both sides of the Paris question, Mr Trump appears to have decided that a continued USA presence in the accord would harm the economy; hinder job creatio...

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Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

Trump expected to pull United States from Paris deal

The official, who insisted on anonymity to discuss the decision before the official announcement, said the president and his were finalizing the details of a pullout. The Paris Agreement , which wa...

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