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Brazil police arrest close aide of president in World Cup scheme

Brazil police arrest close aide of president in World Cup scheme

The highest-profile request was filed over the weekend by the Brazilian bar association - a stinging rebuke for Temer, a constitutional lawyer. "If they want, force me out, because if I resign that wi...

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Rep. Chris Collins: London Mayor Started Feud With Trump

Trump challenged London Mayor Sadiq Khan for saying there was "no reason to be alarmed". Trump and Khan, the son of Pakistani immigrants and the first Muslim elected as London's mayor, have been a...

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Killed In Twin ISIS Attacks In Tehran

It is now unclear how the attacker or attackers entered the parliament building, which has multiple security checkpoints. The two appeared to be parroting a slogan used by IS spokesman Abu Mohammad al...

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Iran Parliament attack: All four terrorists gunned down

Iran Parliament attack: All four terrorists gunned down

Iranian media said all four terrorists were killed and that the siege was over. Another image, carried in the semi-official Fars news agency, showed a toddler being handed off through a first-floor ...

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Islamic State claims attacks on Iran parliament, shrine

Islamic State claimed responsibility and released a video purporting to show gunmen inside the parliament building and one man, who appeared wounded, on the floor. An Associated Press reporter saw se...

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315,0000-Year-Old Fossils From Morocco Could Be Earliest Recorded Homo Sapiens

315,0000-Year-Old Fossils From Morocco Could Be Earliest Recorded Homo Sapiens

The new findings include a skull, a jaw and teeth, as well as stone tools. " Humans all around the world have a modern human chin", Shara Bailey, an anthropologist at New York University and one...

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Nikki Haley to Warn That US Could Quit Human Rights Council

Nikki Haley to Warn That US Could Quit Human Rights Council

His decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement last week drew criticism from governments around the world. Venezuela's ambassador in Geneva also struck back tartly with a "right of re...

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Vladimir Putin: Claims Russia has damaging information on Donald Trump 'nonsense'

Flynn". Putin said he didn't know, and when pressed, he lashed out at Kelly . Do you think we're gathering compromising information on all of them right now or something? Putin asked. Putin deni...

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Turkey Chooses Sides in Gulf Conflict as Erdogan Defends Qatar

They accused Qatar of supporting terrorism, an assertion that Doha had dismissed. Qatar is home to the biggest USA military air base in the Middle East, with about 8,000 personnel based at al-Ud...

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Third London attacker named as anger grows over security flaws

Criticism immediately flared about how Butt was able to carry out the attack. But the focus of attention remains on Butt, who had featured prominently in a 2016 Channel 4 documentary about extremist...

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Attacks reported inside Iran's parliament and Khomeini shrine

Attacks reported inside Iran's parliament and Khomeini shrine

Sajedinia did not offer any further details. Attacks are highly rare in Tehran and other major cities though two Sunni militant groups, Jaish al-Adl and Jundallah, have been waging a deadly insurg...

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Russia denies reports of hacking Qatar's state news agency

The US leader appeared to claim credit for Gulf states isolating Doha, a move he said could "be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" The Arab world's biggest powers, including Sau...

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Trump picks former Justice Dept. official to head FBI

The selection of Wray comes a day before Comey's highly anticipated hearing with the Senate Intelligence Committee to discuss Russia's alleged interference in last year's presidential election. Ch...

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Iranian media says parliament siege has ended

The second attack - at the shrine of Khomeini, the nation's first supreme leader - came within an hour of the assault on the legislature. Iran's official state broadcaster said a security guard wa...

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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead FBI

Some Democrats have said impeachment proceedings should begin against him. Joseph Lieberman of CT for the Federal Bureau of Investigation post, but Mr. Trump tweeted his decision early Wednesday morn...

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UAE yet to withdraw Qatar Airways licences

UAE yet to withdraw Qatar Airways licences

The official reason given by Saudi Arabia and the other Gulf nations for severing the ties has been that Qatar has been funding terrorism. Ibrahim Kalin said in a written statement that "the members...

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British police name third attacker as new search gets underway

Mimbo said Butt had grown a longer beard and worn traditional Islamic dress more often over the two years he had known him, but showed no sign of radicalisation. The area around Borough Market is no...

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Oil eases on oversupply, but Mideast tension and falling US stocks support

Oil eases on oversupply, but Mideast tension and falling US stocks support

US crude was down 1% to $47.73 per barrel. Crude prices continued on their downward spiral following the OPEC cartel's decision last month to extend output cuts. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI)...

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Election 2017: Lawyers back the Tories as vote looms

Daybreak saw Theresa May campaigning for votes in London's Smithfield meat market, where the Prime Minister posed for photos with butchers wearing bloodied white coats. UKIP, which played a key ro...

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Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

Shots fired at protest kill 5 farmers in central India

Janardhan said. The situation got violent when the farmers resorted to stone pelting at police due to which police had to open fire. Protesters were reportedly agitated over the delay in the visits ...

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Comey: Trump called Russian Federation investigation

Comey: Trump called Russian Federation investigation "cloud"

His prepared statement was released on Wednesday afternoon. "I do not recall feeling pressured to do so". Four top intelligence officials are fielding questions Wednesday on whether Trump intervened...

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One Love Manchester breaks BBC iPlayer records

One Love Manchester breaks BBC iPlayer records

Grande performed throughout the show, singing her hits from "Side to Side" to "Break Free". Holding pink and white balloons - the colours of Grande's tour artwork - they held a minute's silence and ...

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UAE seeking 'change of policy, not regime' in Qatar: Minister

Al Qassemi, who previously wrote a column describing steps Qatar would need to take, said that the crisis will only escalate if Doha doesn't back down. Qatar has been one of the few foreign backers...

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France says Notre Dame attack an

France says Notre Dame attack an "isolated act"

Journalist and former colleague Kamal Ouhnia said Ikken loves good wine and is completely secular. Speaking to AFP in his North African homeland on Wednesday, the suspect's nephew Sofiane I. The ass...

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Usher reveals why he missed Ariana's One Love Manchester concert

Between text message and online donations, the show - which featured performances by Grande, Katy Perry , Justin Bieber , The Black Eyed Peas , Coldplay and more - raised $3.49 million, the Bri...

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ISIS claims deadly attacks on Iran parliament, shrine

The video, circulated online, shows a gunman and a bloody, lifeless body of a man lying on the ground next to a desk. State media reported that gunmen stormed the parliament building in Tehran ...

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Qatar open to talks to resolve crisis: Foreign Minister

Several countries cut travel and embassy links with Qatar on Monday. Qatar denies the accusations. The call came after a senior Saudi royal arrived in Kuwait with a message from the Saudi king. Seve...

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Trump pledges support for United Kingdom after tweet barrage

Counterterrorism officers raided several addresses in Barking, an east London suburb, and arrested 12 people there Sunday, police said . (Yui Mok/PA via AP). No details have been released about t...

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Security Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' on Russian Federation

Security Chiefs Say They Weren't 'Pressured' on Russian Federation

In his first public remarks since Mr Trump fired him, Mr Comey is expected to tell the Senate Intelligence committee that Mr Trump asked him during a meeting in the Oval Office to end the FBI's prob...

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Morocco airline cancels flights via Doha to Arab states over Qatar dispute

While he has even held out hopes that a communal effort could pave the way for Israeli-Arab rapprochement, the Qatar crisis serves as a reminder of the region's many fault lines that challenge USA...

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White House defends Trump's scathing tweets

White House defends Trump's scathing tweets

Fifty-three percent of Republicans agree that the president tweets too much. It was not clear whether President Donald Trump was aware of this fact when he also began tweeting about the Qatar dipl...

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New opposition to Trump's United Kingdom visit

New opposition to Trump's United Kingdom visit

The high court also is being asked to uphold the constitutionality of the Trump travel policy, which lower courts have blocked because it shows anti-Muslim prejudice. "But in the face of this changi...

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Trump praises Middle Eastern states' actions against its ally Qatar

Trump praises Middle Eastern states' actions against its ally Qatar

President Donald Trump previous year. Gargash said: "What he said in public, in tweets, is what is being said privately by American politicians, by European politicians, by Arab politicians". "S...

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Cooper: North Carolina will continue to support climate pact

Cooper: North Carolina will continue to support climate pact

Under Arnold Schwarzenegger, who served as governor from 2003 to 2011, the state developed the most aggressive pollution-control programs in the nation. President Trump's announcement of the pull-ou...

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Macron finally speaks out about the Trump handshake:

Macron finally speaks out about the Trump handshake: "it wasn't innocent"

It was a boost for May, who has seen the poll ratings of her governing Conservative Party fall after holding a commanding lead before a June 8 election, which she called two years' early to strengthen...

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