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Iranian minister blasts Trump's 'repugnant' message after Tehran attack

Mohammad Javad Zarif called the comments "repugnant" and accused the US of supporting terror. Daesh has threatened to step up recruitment within Iran , releasing its first Persian-language video ...

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Brexit Meltdown as Europe Reacts to UK Election Amid 'Casino' Criticism

Six weeks ago, May, leader of the right wing Conservative party, made a decision to call a snap election _ two years earlier than necessary. Although they are still likely to be the largest party ...

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Qatar won't back down in face of pressure: minister

RIA Novosti said Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov will meet with Qatari counterpart Sheikh Mohammed Bin Abdulrahman Al Thani on Saturday. Kuwait's emir traveled to Qatar to help mediate an e...

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Tehran Attackers are Iranians who Fought Alongside ISIS

Tehran Attackers are Iranians who Fought Alongside ISIS

A police officer stands guard as vehicles drive in front of Iran's parliament building in Tehran, Iran, Thursday, May 8, 2017. The attackers raided Iran's parliament and Ayatollah Khomeini's mausoleum...

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The Handshake Wars Part Deux: Macron explains his vice grip on Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron admitted his infamously long handshake with US President Donald Trump was far from innocent. Needless to say, the businessman-turned-President always attempts t...

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BU Ranked 81st Best University by Global Rater

BU Ranked 81st Best University by Global Rater

Its ranking is higher than UC Berkeley (27th) and University of Tokyo (28th). Universities in affluent East Asian countries topped the list of universities located in the Asian continent. Although...

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Israel 'not ready' for peace

While the document mentioned Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people, a core Israeli demand, it also clarified that the states will have "full equal rights and no discrimination against any me...

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Quotes from former FBI Director James Comey's testimony

The Tonight Show host also noted how Comey said he kept notes on his meetings with Trump because of fears that the president wouldn't be honest about their interactions. "Knowing my father for 3...

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Donald Trump offers Rex Tillerson, Erdogan offers troops to Qatar

Qatar hosts the Al-Udeid military base, the largest USA airbase in the Middle East. Analysts have raised the prospect of a palace coup in Qatar, a hereditary monarchy ruled by the Al Thani family tha...

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Lorde Announces Melodrama World Tour, New Song Due Out At Midnight

Lorde Announces Melodrama World Tour, New Song Due Out At Midnight

In the NYT profile, it was stated that Lorde wrote the song in March 2016, and it was actually the track that lead her to feel like she was on to something with her new album Melodrama . Lorde w...

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Iran unveils identities of terrorists involved in Tehran attacks

Iran unveils identities of terrorists involved in Tehran attacks

That drew fire from Iran's foreign minister, Mohammad Javad Zarif, who tweeted: " Repugnant WH (White House) statement .as Iranians counter terror backed by USA clients". "The five known terrorist...

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Blow to Sturgeon as SNP set for crushing losses in general election

Addressing a rally in Edinburgh the day before voters go to the polls, Ms Sturgeon said voters in Scotland could hold the key to ensuring the Prime Minister loses her majority at Westminster and urged...

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Scottish Nationalists Lose Support in Vote That Split Nation

She also said she will aim to be part of "a progressive alliance" if the opportunity presents itself. Labour won seven and the Liberal Democrats four. Ged Killen took Rutherglen and Hamilton West wi...

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'Manspreading' is now a no-no on Madrid's public buses

'Manspreading' is now a no-no on Madrid's public buses

Travelers enjoying the wonder of Madrid would do well to close their legs. Madrid becomes latest city to call out practice of manspreading on public transport. A giant X signals it as unacceptab...

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Big losers and close holds: Clegg loses his seat, Rudd hold on

It would leave May short of an overall majority and leave the United Kingdom with a hung parliament. Olney lost her Richmond Park seat of just six months to the Conservatives' Zac Goldsmith by just ...

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Georgia GOP Congressional candidate against 'livable wage' during debate

Georgia GOP Congressional candidate against 'livable wage' during debate

Almost $30 million has been raised by the candidates and outside groups in a race that now comes down to two finalists: 30-year-old Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel , 55. He managed ...

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President Trump attacks his own travel ban over Twitter

President Trump attacks his own travel ban over Twitter

The White House confirmed Monday afternoon that Trump has officially asked the Department of Justice to seek the expedited Supreme Court hearing he suggested in his tweet earlier in the day. Aft...

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Third London attacker was Moroccan-Italian: Italy investigative source

Youssef Zaghba is said to have told Italian police " I'm going to be a terrorist " when he was stopped trying to travel to Syria previous year. The reports also mention that Redouane also use...

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What is a hung parliament?

What is a hung parliament?

According to the Cabinet Manual , which sets out the main laws, rules and conventions affecting the conduct and operation of government Theresa May would only be expected to resign if she could not '...

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Modi calls for concerted efforts to tackle terrorism menace

Modi calls for concerted efforts to tackle terrorism menace

Earlier, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif held a meeting with Afghan President Ashraf Ghani in Astana on side-lines of the SCO summit and discussed the bilateral relations. "The SCO summit will traditi...

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#GE2017 - N.Ireland's DUP surge, could help May reach majority

The results have cast a shadow over the future of Theresa May , a straight-laced pastor's daughter who ascended to the Tory leadership only a year ago after the resignation of former Prime Minister D...

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A Look at How Trump's Climate Moves Affect the Coal Industry

A Look at How Trump's Climate Moves Affect the Coal Industry

American voters overwhelmingly disapprove of President Trump's controversial decision last week to pull the USA out of the Paris Climate Accord , a new poll out Wednesday shows. North Korea has sign...

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Suspect in Notre Dame attack was ex-journalist, student

Documents found on the attacker identified him as an Algerian doctorate student studying the media at a university in eastern of France. The source said that a video in which Ikken pledged allegianc...

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EU's Juncker says member states need to up defense spending

US President Donald Trump, who follows an "America First" policy, berated his European partners on military spending at a raucous North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels last month. "It'...

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Qatar willing to talk to resolve Gulf crisis: foreign minister

Jordan and Djibouti reduced their diplomatic status with Qatar. Gargash said measures taken against Qatar this week were not aimed at seeking new leadership in Doha . Sheikh Mohammed said Qatar cou...

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Afghan President Ghani gives Taliban ultimatum

At least 40 people were killed or injured after a massive blast struck Kabul's diplomatic quarter during morning rush hour on Wednesday, May 31. One more lethal, multi-casualty bomb attack in the ...

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The Climate Change Fight Will Continue Even Without Trump

The Climate Change Fight Will Continue Even Without Trump

President Donald Trump has privately told "confidants" he intends to leave the Paris accord on climate change, "according to three sources with direct knowledge", Axios reported Saturday. The Par...

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PM waives loans of rich, ignores poor: Rahul

PM waives loans of rich, ignores poor: Rahul

Taking a cue from their Madhya Pradesh counterparts, farmers in western Uttar Pradesh are gearing up to raise their own issues, ranging from unpaid dues to poor procurement infrastructure, which, th...

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Rescuers find bodies in search for crashed Myanmar plane

Rescuers find bodies in search for crashed Myanmar plane

The plane carrying 120 people disappeared a half-hour after leaving a coastal city heading for Yangon on Wednesday afternoon, and a navy ship participating in the search Thursday morning found life ...

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Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek solution

Qatar vows no surrender in Gulf crisis as US, Kuwait seek solution

Qatar's foreign ministry also said that the arrival of Turkish forces, an existing agreement brought forward this week as a result of the crisis, would benefit the security of the whole region, adding...

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Several injured as speeding pickup truck ploughs into people in Washington DC

Newsham said officers recovered a weapon from the truck that struck the officers. The pickup driver was also injured and taken to a hospital. When asked if this incident may be terrorism-related, News...

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What now for Brexit after United Kingdom vote?

The BBC has reported Ms May, who called the election three years early when her party was ahead in the polls, has no intention of resigning. On June 19, the government has to declare its program a...

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Justice Dept.: Sessions recused from probe due to campaign

Tucker said Comey has been inconsistent by making untrue statements that echoed the Clinton campaign's talking points, and then refusing to publicly say the truth about President Donald Trump not ...

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Pentagon Distancing Itself From Donald Trump On Qatar

The UAE's Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Wednesday that the country could continue to impose further restrictions on Qatar if the GCC state refused to amend its poli...

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Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks

Zaghba, who is said to have been born in Morocco to a Moroccan father and an Italian mother, was stopped at Bologna's Marconi airport on March 15, 2016, while he tried to take a flight to Turkey. He...

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