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'Wonder Woman' Might Be Banned in Lebanon Because Gal Gadot Is Israeli

Gal Gadot stars as Wonder Woman . An anti-Israeli group in Lebanon is calling for a nation-wide ban of DC's Wonder Woman because the star, Gal Gadot , is Israeli. But with Wonder Woman , Jenki...

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Trump expected to keep US embassy in Tel Aviv

Like many of his predecessors, Trump made a personal appeal for peace between Israelis and Palestinians. Donald Tusk, president of the European Council, said the group's leaders "sometimes have ve...

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Back-channel communications are nothing new for White House

Facing cameras for the first time in almost two weeks Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer returned to a slew of questions, with Russian Federation topping the list. P.S. Keep an eye out...

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A passenger tried to enter the cockpit on a Malaysia Airlines flight

But it was not a bomb but a power bank", Aziz said. A woman named Vanessa, whose boyfriend was on the plane, told radio station 3AW: 'He was the one who first confronted him when an air hostess was ...

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MH128 passengers overpowered would-be cockpit intruder, say reports

Other unconfirmed reports said a passenger tried to enter the cockpit, claiming to have explosives. The plane safely landed at Melbourne Airport at 11.44pm local time and all passengers have since d...

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Malaysia Airlines jet diverted in Australia over bomb scare

Flight 128 was about 10 minutes into a flight from Melbourne when Marks walked from his economy seat to the cockpit door clutching an electronic device and threatening to blow up the plane, creating p...

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House Approves Minimum Wage Raise Plan

House Approves Minimum Wage Raise Plan

The NLC also proposed N56,000 monthly wage for the least paid worker, convinced that a new salary structure based on that minimum wage would shore up disposable incomes and lift workers out of the cru...

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ICC Champions Trophy 2017: Google Celebrates Start Of Tournament With A Doodle

The tournament director of the Champions Trophy has admitted that the number of global matches across all formats is too high but insists there is a future for the 50-over game. "I think Pakistan ...

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India bowl out New Zealand for 189 in first warm-up game

India bowl out New Zealand for 189 in first warm-up game

Ronchi completed a 52-ball fifty while Corey Anderson (13) struck two boundaries in the 13th over but Kumar (3-28) got his revenge when he castled the left-hander in his next over. The wicketkeeper-ba...

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Ex-FBI director to testify as soon as next week

White House communications director Michael Dubke has confirmed he is leaving the White House and says his last day on the job has not been determined. The House committee also issued subpoenas for ...

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Trump expected to keep USA embassy in Tel Aviv

The report , on Israel's Channel 2 news on Friday night, said that Netanyahu and opposition leader Isaac Herzog spoke by phone on the eve of Trump's visit to Israel this week, and have arranged to me...

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Afghans mourn a day after massive truck bombing kills 90

Mohammed Nazi, a driver with the BBC , was also killed, while four journalists from the broadcaster were being treated in hospital. Some parents rushed to the school as news of the blast spread, caus...

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Stench of corruption hangs around Jared Kushner

Spicer said during Tuesday's press briefing - his first in weeks - that a Post reporter's questions about what Trump knew of the back-channel discussions assumed "a lot of facts that are not substan...

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Huge bomb blast kills dozens, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

Afghanistan has been suffering from a surge of attacks from the Taliban movement since it declared a new spring offensive, including spectacular attacks on the once secure capital. The troops could...

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China's Li: fighting climate change is 'global consensus'

Doing business in China remains hard for many European companies and most are still being treated unfairly, a lobby group said Wednesday, undermining Beijing's claims that it welcomes foreign inve...

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Police arrest 10th suspect connected with Manchester bombing

Police arrest 10th suspect connected with Manchester bombing

The arrest is the latest in a string of detentions following the deadly Monday attack by 22-year-old Salman Abedi , a British student dropout. In her first substantive comments since Monday's attac...

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Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

Bossie told Fox News' "Fox & Friends" that the Trump administration has reached out to him but hasn't offered him a job yet. The FBI is investigating whether any members of the Trump campaign colluded...

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Americans among hundreds injured in Kabul attack that killed about 80

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack yet, but the Taliban said it had nothing to do with the explosion. The other likely suspect is the Islamic State which has been making inroads in rec...

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Amid US doubt, United Nations chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

Amid US doubt, United Nations chief says climate deal essential, 'get on board'

Exiting the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) has been championed by conservatives who want to make sure a future president can't simply rejoin the Paris agreement , which 147 coun...

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Truck bomb kills 90, wounds hundreds in Afghan capital

He suggested that the German embassy might not have been the target of the blast. Nine Afghan guards working for a USA -contracted security company were also killed. "But they could help by suppleme...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris deal on Thursday

Trump to announce decision on Paris deal on Thursday

During the campaign, Mr. Trump dismissed the scientific consensus that rising temperatures are caused primarily by fossil fuels like coal and oil. will not be dissuaded or distracted from our resp...

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Chinese maker of Ivanka Trump shoes denies labor violations

The news comes amid a broader crackdown in China on independent groups pushing for better labor rights in the world's second-largest economy. The men were investigating Huajian Group factories in th...

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Trump may pull out of climate accord

Heather Coleman, climate and energy director at Oxfam America, said Trump now "stands on the brink of declaring moral bankruptcy, leaving children and grandchildren- including his own- with a awful me...

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A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the United States role

A guide to global warming, Paris pact and the United States role

As greenhouse gas emissions increase, sea levels are rising, average global temperatures are increasing, and severe weather patterns are accelerating. Already there are long-standing tensions and que...

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Sweden Drops Rape Investigation of Julian Assange

Sweden Drops Rape Investigation of Julian Assange

Sweden's top prosecutor said Friday she would drop the investigation into a rape claim against Julian Assange after nearly seven years - but the controversial WikiLeaks founder isn't a free man ...

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300000 evacuated as cyclone nears Bangladesh

All flights in and out of Chittagong's Shah Amanat International Airport were also cancelled. At least 350,000 people had been moved to safety or were evacuated as the low-lying delta nation bra...

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California governor looks abroad for climate changes allies

Asked what he would tell Chinese officials about Trump, Brown said , "I don't think I'll have much to say about the president". However, Trump left the G7 summit without agreeing to endorse the Par...

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Woman Found Dead After Nearly Two Weeks Of Searching

Woman Found Dead After Nearly Two Weeks Of Searching

The brother of Eskom employee Thembisile Yende , whose body was found at the Springs substation in Ekurhuleni, said on Wednesday morning that the family would be holding a picket outside the substati...

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Goldman Sachs attacked for "strengthening the brutal repression" in Venezuela

Two months of protests against President Nicolas Maduro's government have had a profound effect on the South American OPEC nation. Following the bond purchase, leader of Venezuela's opposition-h...

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Trump to announce decision on Paris deal tomorrow

Trump to announce decision on Paris deal tomorrow

US President Donald Trump will announce his decision on US participation in the Paris climate accord on Thursday, he wrote on Twitter on Wednesday, sparking a flurry of worldwide responses. " China ...

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White House communications director Mike Dubke is leaving the White House

The report stated that Dubke officially submitted his resignation May 18 , but offered to help manage White House communications while US President Donald Trump was on his foreign trip. US news a...

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European Union leader blasts Trump's reported plan to leave the Paris agreement

European Union leader blasts Trump's reported plan to leave the Paris agreement

Exiting the deal would be certain to anger allies that spent years negotiating the accord to reduce carbon emissions. The president is expected to announce his decision sometime this week. Accor...

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Labour leader challenges under-pressure UK PM to TV debate

May had made it clear that she would not partake in the debates and prefers "taking questions and meeting people" directly rather than "squabbling" with other politicians. "I am here to debate the fut...

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Kushner and the back story of back channels

The intent was to connect Trump's chief national security adviser at the time, Michael Flynn, with Russian military leaders, a person familiar with the discussions told the AP. But if Trump remained u...

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Macedonia's Zaev wins confidence vote to form new government

Macedonia's Zaev wins confidence vote to form new government

New Prime Minister Zoran Zaev promised economic growth, an end to corruption and integration with North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the EU. SDSM will be ruling the country in a coalition with...

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