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Trump, Merkel War of Words Escalates

Trump, Merkel War of Words Escalates

He called Trump's speech on extremism 'a historic turning point that people will be talking about for many years to come'. Merkel's Social Democratic predecessor, Gerhard Schroeder, publicly disavowed...

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Bahrain foreign minister says all options open on Qatar - Mecca Newspaper

Rajaratnam School of International Studies in Singapore. But that could be much easier said than done with factors such as terrorist attacks and climate change taking up most of the room on the world'...

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Obama says Paris climate agreement still as a chance

Obama says Paris climate agreement still as a chance

He wrote that they were discussing how to "get young leaders to take action in their communities", but we like to imagine they were actually swapping fashion tips and advice on how to deal with Donal...

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Ambassador Kislyak Doing His Job, Had No 'Sessions' With US Officials - Putin

Ambassador Kislyak Doing His Job, Had No 'Sessions' With US Officials - Putin

Trump has called an FBI investigation into alleged ties between his campaign and Russian Federation a "witch hunt" created to undermine the legitimacy of his 2016 election win. Putin's remarks came d...

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'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

'16 champ Djokovic in 'whole new situation' after Paris loss

It is the fewest games the 31-year-old Nadal has lost on his way to the last four on the Paris clay. Nadal won 6-2, 2-0 after Carreno Busta withdrew with abdominal pain, in 51 minutes, reports Efe...

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Dozens of Indonesians involve in terror activities in southern Philippines

Almost 180 people have died in fighting between Philippine forces and Islamic State-linked groups, led by the Maute group, since they seized the southern city of Marawi on May 23. Solicitor General ...

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Al-Jazeera slams 'unjustified' closure of Saudi office

Bush", said Chase Untermeyer, Bush's ambassador to Qatar from 2004 to 2007. Yet a prolonged crisis will put significant pressure on Qatar. That supposedstory released via a Qatari site is being blam...

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Oil rebounds, finds support after sliding below US$47 a barrel

Oil rebounds, finds support after sliding below US$47 a barrel

Britain's pound initially fell half a cent against the dollar after the third militant attack in Britain in less than three months but recovered and last traded at $1.2924, up 0.24 percent. "The tensi...

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Michelle Obama to Address Crowd at Apple Conference

Obama's talk was closed to the press, but developers at WWDC posted video of the session online. The former first lady, who launched an education initiative in 2015 called Let Girls Learn , said ...

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Trump v Comey: Who said what

In his statement, Comey made clear he had been uncomfortable discussing an ongoing investigation with the president, even as he assured Trump that he himself was not a target of the probe. Trump annou...

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Thirty Three People Linked to 'Russian Organized Crime Syndicate' Charged in US

Thirty Three People Linked to 'Russian Organized Crime Syndicate' Charged in US

The Justice Department said that the Shulaya Enterprise comprised groups of individuals, often with overlapping members or associates, dedicated to particular criminal tasks. According to U.S. Attorne...

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Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

Alleged leaker's parents fear Trump will be tough on case

She's never ran away from anything in her life. A leaked top-secret National Security Agency document indicates that Russian hacking efforts around the U.S. Winner-Davis said that despite the al...

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Kim Guadagno Wins GOP Nod to Succeed Christie

Chris Christie , whose poll numbers are at record lows. New Jersey's Republican lieutenant governor and a former investment banker running as a Democrat appeared headed for a November face-off to su...

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Turkey's president voices support for Qatar

Both the leaders discussed ways to prevent terror financing and eliminate extremism by any country in region, the White House said on Tuesday. Trump added: "Perhaps this will be the beginning ...

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UCD warns it may cut number of places available to Irish students

UCD warns it may cut number of places available to Irish students

It rises by 19 places, and now ranks 114th. The University of Sydney was the only Australian university to drop down the list, slipping four places from 46, while six of Australia's top universiti...

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Protesting India farmers were killed in police firing

Protesting India farmers were killed in police firing

This unfortunately took an ugly turn yesterday when five farmers were killed and eight others were injured in two separate incidents of firing in Mandsaur . Farmers are also on strike in another stat...

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United Kingdom election: the final polls

United Kingdom election: the final polls

Polls are open between 7:00 a.m. (0600 GMT) and 10:00 p.m. More than 46 million people are eligible to vote in what is the fourth major United Kingdom poll in three years, following the 2014 Scottis...

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22 killed, 8 injured after fire in cracker factory — Madhya Pradesh

22 killed, 8 injured after fire in cracker factory — Madhya Pradesh

We have also been protesting for issues of equal water distribution to farmers for their crops, member of Central Farmers Council, Sheopat Meghwal said. He said the Shivraj Singh government in Madh...

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Vladimir Putin Pushed Back On Russian Election Influence In Megyn Kelly Interview

Kelly met Putin in St. Petersburg, the Russian president's hometown and his nation's onetime capital, after sharing a contentious discussion about Russia's attempts to hack the 2016 election at the...

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UAE bans expressions of sympathy toward Qatar

Trump´s Tuesday tweet - in which he said "all reference was pointing to Qatar " as a financer of extremism - was especially surprising given Qatar ´s role as host of the largest U.S. Kuwait's ru...

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Senators to ask about Trump pushback on Russian Federation investigation

Questions about Russia's role in the 2016 presidential election, and ensuing congressional and FBI investigations into Moscow's ties with Trump associates, have dogged the president since he took offi...

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US says Raqqa fight will 'accelerate' as IS loses in Iraq

The Pentagon , which has sought to stay out of Syria's civil war to instead focus its firepower on Islamic State militants in Syria and Iraq , carried out a similar strike on May 18 that was denou...

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Qatar pulls out of Saudi-led coalition on Yemen

Rumors surfaced yesterday that the Saudi leadership sent a 24-hour ultimatum to Qatar through the Kuwaiti government, with unspecified demand. Officials say that the president and his top aide and s...

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James Comey's testimony proves Trump obstructed justice, says senior legal analyst

James Comey's testimony proves Trump obstructed justice, says senior legal analyst

Trump told him, "That's what I want". "I felt compelled to document my first conversation with the president-elect in a memo, " Comey wrote, adding that he began to compose it "on a laptop in an...

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Strong Iranian Diplomatic Contacts over Gulf Crisis

US President Donald Trump has given a virtual thumbs-up via Twitter to Saudi-led efforts to isolate and force Qatar to give up support for terrorism. News of the cyber attack appeared to confirm USA...

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What the UK election result could mean for Brexit

What the UK election result could mean for Brexit

Britain's Liberal Democrats leader Tim Farron gestures to supporters while on the General Election campaign trail in Twickenham London Wednesday, June 7, 2017 . "Get those negotiations wrong a...

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North Korea fires several cruise missiles into East Sea: South Korean military

North Korea fires several cruise missiles into East Sea: South Korean military

North Korea launched a salvo of anti-ship cruise missiles from its east coast Thursday, South Korea's military said, adding that they flew some 200 kilometers before dropping in the East Sea. Round...

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Trump Urges Unity in Gulf After Backing Saudi Arabia in Qatar Row

After "examining the cause" of the crisis , the Jordanian government also made a decision to revoke licenses for the Doha-based broadcaster Al Jazeera . "We know the ABCs of dealing with terrorism"....

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Mandsaur farmers' protests: Agitation turns violent, vehicles torched, District Magistrate heckled

Mandsaur farmers' protests: Agitation turns violent, vehicles torched, District Magistrate heckled

It may be recalled that the farmers in Mandsaur are protesting to get their loans waived off and to set up an institutional structure that could guarantee higher prices for their produce. Mandsaur: ...

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Representatives Council stresses support to cutting off ties with Qatar

A man passes the closed office of Qatar Airways in King Fahad Road, Riyadh , Saudi Arabia, 06 June 2017. Skinner said the move would force Qatar Airways, already hit this year by US President Donal...

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3rd French victim of London Bridge attacks confirmed

Choudary's now-banned al-Muhajiroun group was linked to one of Butt's alleged connections, Sajeel Shahid, according to the British government official who again spoke on condition of anonymity. Butt, ...

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Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview

Did Russia Interfere in the Election, Collect Info on Trump — Putin Interview

Putin at first seemed to double down on his assertion earlier in the week that "patriotic", but freelance Russian hackers could have influenced the election. Putin dredged up conspiratorial musings ...

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Comey To Testify That Trump Sought 'Loyalty'

Peter Zeidenberg, a partner in the Arent Fox law firm in Washington D.C., said Comey's statement , released in advance of his scheduled testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, adds to e...

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James Comey's Opening Statement For The Senate Intelligence Hearing, Annotated

It does not matter whether the person succeeds in impeding an investigation. Schiff added that even if Trump's actions met the legal test for obstruction, in practical terms it was less likely that ...

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How the suspected NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner was caught

How the suspected NSA leaker Reality Leigh Winner was caught

The Intercept said the NSA document was dated May 5, and did not say how they acquired it. "I mean she's a good kid". "I just want to say that if she did what she's being accused of", Winner-...

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