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Egypt accuses Qatar of paying ransom to 'terrorist group'

While speaking with Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Mr Trump reiterated "the importance of maintaining a united Gulf Cooperation Council to promote regional stability, but never at t...

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Cleveland Cavaliers set NBA Finals record for most points in a quarter

Kyrie Irving scored a game-high 40 points and LeBron James chipped in with 31 as the defending champions pulled to within 3-1 and forced the best-of-seven series back to Oakland. James dropped to th...

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Srinivas Kuchibhotla murder: Kansas man charged with hate crime

Srinivas Kuchibhotla murder: Kansas man charged with hate crime

Media reported that Purinton yelled "get out of my country" to Kuchibhotla and Alok Madasani , another Indian man. Another US national, Ian Grillot , was also wounded when tried to intervene. Kuch...

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Qatar Rejects as Baseless Terrorism Blacklist by Four Arab States

Qatar Rejects as Baseless Terrorism Blacklist by Four Arab States

He said he had been consulted in advance by nations that "spoke to me about confronting Qatar ", a country he said historically has been a "funder of terrorism at a very high level". But at the Pen...

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Flight shares soar as pound sinks after election shock

Conservative leader Theresa May says she will form a government with backing from the Northern Irish Democratic Unionist Party . The sterling dropped more than two percent to $1.2702 against t...

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Mattek-Sands edges out Kvitova in French Open

Goerges went down blazing - she hit 79 winners but 90 unforced errors . Leading 5-2 into her service, Makarova sealed the victory with a powerful forehand to deny Kerber's quest for the Suzanne Lengl...

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Election 2017: Hung Parliament Will Force Conservatives To Make Informal Coalition Deal

DUP leader Arlene Foster's initial comments were non-committal: "The prime minister has spoken with me this morning and we will enter discussions with the Conservatives to explore how it may be poss...

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US urges Gulf states to ease blockade against Qatar

Read: from Saudi Arabia to Iran to Qatar - is the crisis really about terrorism? Shortly after Tillerson's remarks, the Pentagon said that while the Qatar blockade was not affecting current opera...

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Who do you believe, Comey or Trump?

He then dove into the heart of the fraught political controversy around his firing and whether President Trump interfered in the bureau's Russian Federation investigation, as he elaborated on writte...

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EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

EU presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

The Chancellor is on a two-day visit to Mexico to discuss trade and human rights with President Enrique Pena Nieto. "Maybe, this is a chance that we can come up to a more reasonable Brexit negotiati...

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UAE Says More Qatar Curbs Possible, Warns Against Iran Involvement

While there are "real risks" in provoking Saudi Arabia and the UAE, given the history of border skirmishes in the Gulf , "what's more likely is the continued isolation of Qatar and sustained pres...

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Several key members of Theresa May's cabinet to stay

Her party was humiliated in last night's election , in which they'd hoped to secure a landslide. The new odds come after the poll published immediately after the voting stations closed showed the T...

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Chad recalls ambassador from Qatar amid Gulf crisis

The broadside came as Kuwait's ruler flew to Saudi Arabia to try to resolve the split. EgyptAir, the national carrier, has suspended all flights from and to Qatar . Several other countries follow...

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Iran FM says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

The attack came as emboldened Sunni Arab states - backed by US President Donald Trump - are hardening their stance against Shiite-ruled Iran. "It will not damage our nation's determination to fight ...

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'I'm going to be a terrorist,' 3rd London Bridge attacker told authorities

The identity of the third attacker was revealed by police on Tuesday as Youssef Zaghba , a 22-year-old who had not been a subject of interest for them or the domestic intelligence agency MI5. Accordi...

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Unclear if Trump will block Comey's testimony

Executive privilege is a legal doctrine that allows the president to withhold information from other government branches. Just as the Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris accord brought W...

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N. Korea Fires Scud Missile into East Sea

N. Korea Fires Scud Missile into East Sea

North Korea launched its 12th ballistic missile test this year on Monday, this one falling provocatively close to Japan. Japan also said that the missile landed within its Exclusive Economic Zone...

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Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency

In defending his decision, Trump argued that the Paris agreement will be beneficial to emerging economies such as China's and India's at the expense of USA workers. "Countries around the world must se...

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MI5 was warned attacker Youssef Zaghba 'wanted to be a terrorist'

MI5 was warned attacker Youssef Zaghba 'wanted to be a terrorist'

The Amaq news agency, which is affiliated with the IS group, said the attacks were carried out by "a detachment of fighters from Islamic State". They worked in the same restaurant: Kentucky Fried Chic...

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PM: All Australians Accounted For From London Attacks, Two Confirmed Dead

She had become separated from her friend Pri Goncalves who believed Ms Zelenak was right behind her as she fled from the attackers. Butt was among three men who rammed a van into pedestrians on L...

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Brexit talks should start when Britain ready -EU negotiator

Brexit talks should start when Britain ready -EU negotiator

Now that it made a decision to jump ship, it seems it can't get its act together to actually leave. British politicians must get their act together and form a functioning government to protect the e...

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Iran attackers fought for Islamic State in Syria, Iraq - ministry

Late on Wednesday, German Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel strongly denounced the terrorist attacks in the Iranian capital. The ministry released their photographs and first names, and said they were...

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Brazil's electoral court keeps Temer in office

Temer is likely to soon face separate charges for corruption and obstruction of justice in a case involving allegations of hush money paid to a potential witness in a massive graft scandal, sources ha...

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K chief Khaplang dead

K chief Khaplang dead

Khaplang was a Hemi Naga from Myanmar and based mostly in that country, where the outfit maintains several camps. While unconfirmed sources said that Kilonser Peyong Konyak, a self-styled Brigadier,...

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Bernie Sanders Slams 1 Percent in Praise for UK's Corbyn

Farron said May had called Thursdays election and gambled with Britains future “out of sheer arrogance and vanity, ” adding: “If she has an ounce of self-respect she will resign.”. European official...

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Qatar should be committed to security, stability of Gulf region

The United Arab Emirates , Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain and Yemen all announced they would withdraw their diplomatic staff from Qatar and cut air and sea traffic to the country. Indeed, their messa...

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Google releases map of most frequent spelling searches by state

Google releases map of most frequent spelling searches by state

The Inland spellers were among 40 finalists to survive the first three rounds of competition and do well enough on a written spelling and vocabulary test. Among those who exited in the oral rounds w...

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Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress

Trump punches back, accuses Comey of lying to Congress

Comey delivered scathing remarks about the president on Thursday at a congressional hearing and testified that Trump had asked him to drop a Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into former aide Mich...

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Rays hit 5 homers, beat Athletics 13-4

Rays hit 5 homers, beat Athletics 13-4

His 76 Defensive Runs Saved figure since the start of the 2015 season is 23 runs higher than any other player in the majors, according to Fangraphs . The two-time Gold Glove victor has uncharacterist...

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Trump offers to broker resolution to Gulf diplomatic crisis

Qatar has denied the allegations. Qatar has maintained its diplomatic clout in part by being the home of U.S. Central Command and the U.S's largest air base in the region and hosting branches of pre...

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Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle

Philippine military launches new air raids in Islamist battle

Lucman, the local politician, said he heard the militants had executed many Christians in the early days of the siege, and fears up to a thousand combatants and civilians are already dead. Although th...

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Rinne pulled, Pens lead Preds 4-0 in 2nd period

Rinne pulled, Pens lead Preds 4-0 in 2nd period

Rinne got the hook after allowing three goals on nine shots in the first period , and Nashville backup Juuse Saros didn't fare much better, giving up three goals in relief. Nashville scored thre...

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Footage From London Attack Shows Police Shooting Terrorists

Another attacker, Rachid Redouane , was not known to police . British police arrested a man under counter terrorism laws on Wednesday as part of an investigation into the London Bridge attack . E...

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Comey says Trump fired him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

Comey says Trump fired him to undermine FBI Russia investigation

Comey also said he asked a friend to share with the media the contents of memos he had written about his conversations with Trump , saying he thought the move would lead to the naming of a special...

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W2W4 at French Open: Venus, Kvitova look to build off openers

Kvitova began things with a quick forehand victor; she compiled the first 10 winners of the match and finished with a 31-9 edge in that category. The German dropped serve in the next game, with Maka...

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