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General leading Philippine battle with Islamists relieved of command

Wednesday's raid was meant to be targeting the Maute group, which has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) group. On May 30, the Philippine government said it was ...

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London Bridge: Van mows down pedestrians, witness says

In March, five people died in London when a auto was driven at pedestrians on Westminster Bridge and a police officer was stabbed outside Parliament. "We were eventually led out of the bar and som...

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Pacific trade ministers fight to save TPP pact despite U.S. pullout

But new US Trade representative Robert Lighthizer said the Trump administration would not reconsider its pullout. Japan, Australia and New Zealand are leading efforts by the so-called TPP 11 to re...

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US defense chief turns up heat on N. Korea, China

Speaking at a security summit in Singapore , Japanese Defense Minister Tomomi Inada applauded America's presence in the region and its tough stance on North Korea. Highlighting that "the United Sta...

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Van Mows Down Pedestrians on London Bridge, Stabbings Reported Nearby

She said they were later accommodated on the floor of another hotel. "The suspects were wearing what looked like explosive vests but these were later established to be hoaxes", said Mark Rowley , M...

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Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

Russia says North Korea nukes are a 'direct threat'

The simulated missile will fly faster that those used in previous ground-based interceptor tests. A spokesman for the Strategic Force of the Korean People's Army told KCNA state news agency that t...

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Terror attacks strike heart of London; 6 people killed

Reuters reported a witness saying she had seen people with "apparent knife wounds" on London Bridge . Shortly afterward, London Metropolitan Police declared it a terrorist attack . London Mayo...

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Silicon Valley reacts to the United States backing out of Paris Agreement

Silicon Valley reacts to the United States backing out of Paris Agreement

Apparently, Trump's White House Rasputin, senior advisor Steve Bannon , and climate quacks like EPA Secretary Scott Pruitt sold him on the preposterous fallacy that the U.S.is a deeply aggrieve...

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Europe reacts to Trump's Paris Agreement withdrawal with collective dismay

We truly do believe that we don't have to make a choice between a clean environment or advancing innovation in energy technologies and low-priced energy. "He knows that it's changing and he knows the ...

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Dozens flee IS militants in war-torn Marawi city

In an interview over dzRB Radyo ng Bayan, Presidential Spokesperson Ernesto Abella said as of now, the militants could still fight back the government forces because their attack to Marawi City ha...

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US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack: Putin tells NBC

In an excerpt of an NBC News interview, Putin said hackers can be anywhere. "Maybe the current president thinks they are not thought all the way through", Putin said , speaking at the St. Russi...

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Putin suggests US hackers could have interfered with election, blamed Russia

During a wide-ranging panel discussion at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday (2 June), American journalist Megyn Kelly questioned Putin whether reported private meetings bet...

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Manchester Police release man with no charge in bomb inquiry

Councils and funeral directors in Manchester are reportedly refusing to handle the body of Salman Abedi - with his corpse being kept at a morgue outside of the city where he killed 22 people last we...

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Star Wars Carrie Fisher on the Cover of Vanity Fair Magazine

Fisher, a necessity to the Star Wars series, finished filming Star Wars: The Last Jedi before she died. Four new Vanity Fair covers have just been released. She's a maintenance worker for th...

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London Terror Is England's Third Attack in 3 Months

Police said they were "reviewing and planning to strengthen our policing stance across London over the forthcoming days". A massive manhunt was launched after the incident. White House press secre...

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Corbyn's refusal to say he would push nuclear button 'really spine-chilling'

If she fails to beat handsomely the 12-seat majority her predecessor David Cameron won in 2015 , her electoral gamble will have failed and her authority will be undermined both inside the Conservati...

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Security Measures Boosted in Manila Following Deadly Attack on Casino Complex

The Philippine Inquirer newspaper subsequently reported Mr Dela Rosa saying that at least 54 people had been hurt in the incident, with 18 of them kept in hospital for treatment. "One of the employe...

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UK Conservatives pledge no tax hike for top earners as vote nears

Unemployment is low, but so are wages and educational attainment. However, the majority could be considerably better or worse than this for the Conservatives, depending on the pattern of turnout. ...

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Turkey protests over 'aggression' against bodyguards in US

Turkey protests over 'aggression' against bodyguards in US

The two men killed were believed to be planning an attack , the agency said . A video provides evidence that President Erdogan ordered and observed those opposing him, being beaten up. "NOT the On...

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Christy Clark won't quit as BC premier, will recall house

Christy Clark won't quit as BC premier, will recall house

NDP and Green Party. That means British Columbians will have to wait even longer to find out what's going to happen with their government as the third week since the election passes. But Prime Min...

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Trump speaks with Theresa May on brutal London terror attacks

Trump speaks with Theresa May on brutal London terror attacks

Three assailants smashed a van into pedestrians on London Bridge before attacking revellers in a popular nightlife hub with knives, leaving seven dead in the third deadly terror attack in Britain ...

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London mayor Sadiq Khan condemns 'deliberate and cowardly' attack

London mayor Sadiq Khan condemns 'deliberate and cowardly' attack

She explained: "Shortly before 10 past 10 yesterday evening, the Metropolitan Police received reports that a white van had struck pedestrians on London Bridge ". He said: "The three people literally ...

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Navy Parachutist Dies During Demonstration Over Hudson River

As part of Fleet Week , the U.S. Coast Guard and Jersey City police marine units were patrolling the water off Liberty State Park as a precaution. Navy officials say the jumper's name is being w...

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Michael Bloomberg, US mayors vow to meet Paris targets even without Trump

President Donald Trump's decision to pull out of the Paris climate accord has the world buzzing, but mayors across the nation have vowed to address climate change without the federal government....

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Donald Trump speaks with Theresa May on brutal London terror attacks

Donald Trump speaks with Theresa May on brutal London terror attacks

One witness told the British BBC that a white van had been excavated on the bridge and driven in pedestrians. At least 48 people have been taken to five hospitals following the incidents at Lond...

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Corbyn challenges Theresa May over 'dementia tax'

University of Queensland political science lecturer Joff Lelliott told The New Daily the Conservatives will "still nearly certainly win the election ", but it was unlikely they would now win with t...

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London Bridge terror attacks: What we know

Mark Rowley, assistant commissioner of London's Metropolitan Police Service, said the attackers were shot and killed by police. Rowley says the three attackers were wearing what appeared to be s...

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The French Government Trolls Trump On The Paris Climate Accords

It commits the United States and 194 other countries to keeping rising global temperatures "well below" 2° above pre-industrial levels and "endeavour to limit" them even more, to 1.5°. Trump says t...

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Putin: Blaming Russia For Interfering In Election Is 'Like Anti-Semitism'

In a sign of exasperation, Putin compared what he described as the obsessive U.S. focus on alleged Russian interference with the vote to anti-Semitism. The Kremlin leader said that Democrats, having...

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11 jurors chosen for Cosby trial

11 jurors chosen for Cosby trial

The process will continue until lawyers find a dozen jurors and six alternates for the June 5 trial near Philadelphia. A fresh set of 93 prospective jurors answered nearly 50 questions in a Pittsbu...

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London attack: Six people killed, three terror suspects shot dead by police

London attack: Six people killed, three terror suspects shot dead by police

A number of people were then stabbed, including an on-duty British Transport Police officer who was responding to the incident at London Bridge. He was seriously injured, although his life is not in...

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Putin Compares Claims Of US Election Interference To Anti-Semitism

Earlier this week, Putin seemingly cracked open the door, saying it's possible " patriotically minded " Russians could - on their own - carry out cyberattacks on the upcoming German elections. Putin...

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TERROR IN LONDON: Six dead, 30 injured, 3 attackers killed

TERROR IN LONDON: Six dead, 30 injured, 3 attackers killed

London Ambulance Service Assistant Director of Operations Peter Rhodes said: "We took 48 patients to five hospitals across London and treated a number of others at the scene for minor injuries". T...

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Chinese Envoy Urges De-escalation on Korean Peninsula

Chinese Envoy Urges De-escalation on Korean Peninsula

North Korea said on Monday that its latest launch met all technical requirements that could allow mass production of the missile, which it calls the Pukguksong-2. Japan's U.N. Ambassador Koro Bessho...

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Putin tells NBC: US hackers could have framed Russia in election hack

I can."Speaking at Russia's flagship St Petersburg International Economic Forum on Friday, Putin said the hacking accusations were no more than "harmful gossip" and any evidence cited by USA intel...

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