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Mass Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli jails ends after visitation deal

Mass Palestinian hunger strike in Israeli jails ends after visitation deal

Agreements were reached after 20 hours of talks between Marwan Barghouti , the Committee of Security Prisoners and the Israel Prison Service, in order to end the strike before the Ramadan fast. The...

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Sri Lankan passenger threatens to blow Malaysian Airline flight

Malaysian Airlines flight MH128 from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur returned to the Victorian capital shortly after take-off (11.11pm) yesterday after cabin crew alerted the captain to the disturbance....

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Pro-Trump Group's Ad Attacks Ossoff in Georgia Race

The June 20 election is still two weeks away, but Federal Election Commission reports reviewed by Bloomberg BNA showed a total of more than $20.1 million in independent campaign expenditures in the ...

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US Intel Chiefs Grilled Over Russian Connections

Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe refused to answer questions about whether Comey told him about his discussions with Trump, including whether Trump asked Comey to pledge loyalty to the president....

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Merkel in Argentina to talk Trump, trade and climate change

In a press conference with President Mauricio Macri, Merkel said both nations want to be part of an "interconnected world" and are committed to defending the Paris accord. "We've agreed the date [for ...

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Jeff Sessions had one hell of a bad week

A special counselor is now investigating ties between the Trump campaign and Russian officials and possible interference in last year's presidential election. Pressed on the attorney general's "intera...

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Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Trump's scolding of Qatar

Mr. Trump said he helped plan the move against Qatar , although a senior administration official told Reuters earlier this week that the us had no indication from the Saudis or Emiratis during ...

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Does shock election result strengthen licensing industry's Brexit position?

Then in April the next Conservative prime minister, Theresa May , called an early election that she hoped would give her a bigger majority in parliament and a stronger negotiating position in the ...

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Iran says Trump reaction to attacks 'repugnant'

The Intelligence Ministry said its forces stormed several "safe houses" linked to the group in the country's northwest, according to state television. The statement described the five men as "long a...

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Iran attacks 'reinforce hatred' for US, Saudi: leader

Iran's intelligence ministry said earlier on Thursday it had arrested more suspects linked to the attacks, on top of six Iranians, including one woman, detained on Wednesday. "The definite result o...

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Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

Assailant at Paris' Notre-Dame reportedly said, 'This is for Syria'

She said many people inside the coffee shop were on their phones trying to get in touch with family members. "From what I know of his personality, though we haven't been in contact for a while, this...

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Trump Breaks Welcome Twitter Hiatus, Finally Comments On Comey Testimony

Trump , who is known to record major congressional hearings and other cable news shows on his TiVo device, was nearly certain to flip on the television after retiring to his private living quarters af...

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Britain: May to form government with DUP

Understandably, then, it was with a lackluster and very brief statement that May on Friday announced her new government to the media upon returning to her official residence at 10 Downing Street in ...

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Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly: Putin Brushes Off Election Interference Accusations

Putin also said he had no idea if the Russian ambassador to Washington had held contacts with the Trump campaign before the November election. And then afterward I was told, 'You know, there was an ...

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Ways the British Election Results Will Affect Brexit

Left-wing politician and 2016 Democratic presidential primary contender Bernie Sanders is praising the large gains Britain's Labour Party made in the United Kingdom elections under the leadership ...

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Diplomatic efforts intensify to resolve Gulf dispute

As Secretary of State Rex Tillerson tries to heal a deep rift among Arab partners, President Trump seems to be upping the ante. The U.S. military has said it wouldn't change its position regar...

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Qatari crisis could spell new trouble for embattled Hamas

A Hamas source told Israel Radio on Saturday that the organization's leadership was also concerned the Qatari diplomatic crisis would harm recent efforts at reconciliation between the organization a...

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Sessions Offered to Resign Amid Tension With President

Sessions Offered to Resign Amid Tension With President

Reuters/Kevin LamarqueU.S. President Donald Trump watches as Vice President Mike Pence (R) swears in Jeff Sessions (L) as U.S. Attorney General while his wife Mary Sessions holds the Bible in the ...

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Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

Spicer: Trump's Tweets Are 'Official Statements By The President'

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer holds his daily briefing at the White House in Washington , D.C., June 2, 2017. Two advisers to President Donald Trump attacked morning show hosts for co...

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Police arrest 2 more suspects over bridge attack

Police arrest 2 more suspects over bridge attack

Ringleader Khuram Shazad Butt's efforts to hire the bigger truck failed when his payment was declined, the BBC reported. The assailants behind a terror attack in London last week had also prepar...

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Conservative chief whip Gavin Williamson is in Belfast for talks with DUP

Scottish Conservative leader Ruth Davidson has since sought assurances from May that any deal with the DUP would not affect LGBTI (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, and/or Intersex) rights across t...

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British pound falls as election delivers uncertainty

Prior to the election, there was speculation that May would use the opportunity to reshuffle the cabinet; last night it was unclear if May would survive the election results. "It creates another la...

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British PM Theresa May to form government after party weakened by election

Before the election, the Conservatives had 330 seats and Labour 229. "I hope that the British will be able to form as soon as possible a stable government ". One of her manifesto authors, Ben G...

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The Comey Hearing and Our Dangerous Obsession with Political Spectacle

On Thursday, it was Donald Trump Jr., who defended his father's increasingly embattled presidency. President Donald Trump on Friday broke his silence on Twitter following explosive testimony by ...

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European Union presses Britain to get its act together for Brexit talks

But Finnish Prime Minister Juha Sipila said it looked like a possible delay in forming a new British government could hold up the start of negotiations: "The situation remains uncertain", he told broa...

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Iran's Zarif Says Trump Comments on Deadly Attacks Are 'Repugnant'

In an apparently coordinated attempt, two terrorist groups attacked mausoleum of the late Imam Khomeini, southern Tehran , and the Iranian Parliament (Majlis) on Wednesday morning. Police said five p...

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Sessions recused from Russian Federation probe only over campaign role:DOJ

Moments later, he added: "You're going to be very disappointed when you hear the answer". Trump accused Comey of lying under oath, after Comey said the president had sought him out and pressu...

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Germany's Merkel lends support to Mexico over NAFTA

Mr Oettinger said he believed that Mrs May's "Brexit means Brexit" mantra was still operative, but added that the Conservatives would have to decide how they wanted to conduct negotiations, adding: "T...

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David Wagner: Huddersfield stars are now legends after beating Reading

But since relegation from the top flight in 1972, they have struggled, falling into the lower divisions before enjoying a revival this year under Wagner, a former Borussia Dortmund assistant coach. ...

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Saudi Arabia and Bahrain welcome Donald Trump's scolding of Qatar

Tillerson sat a few feet away from Trump in the Rose Garden as the president put the blame squarely on Qatar. From the perspective of US strategic interests, the desired outcome is eventual reconcilia...

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United Kingdom leader May seen fighting for survival after election failure

The last hung Parliament result in the United Kingdom was in 2010, when David Cameron took over as PM and formed a Conservative- led coalition with the Liberal Democrats. "I had heard a lot of peopl...

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Alex Salmond loses Gordon seat to Conservatives

Alex Salmond loses Gordon seat to Conservatives

The sizable losses appear to have been a repudiation of the party's promise to send Scots back to the polls for a second independence vote. Sturgeon demanded a second independence ballot in March,...

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Hamilton, ready for fight, tops first Canadian GP practice

Hamilton, ready for fight, tops first Canadian GP practice

MercedesAMG has struggled with these compounds in warm conditions, Montreal experiences one of the largest variations of temperature during a race weekend, so anything could happen. McLaren are the...

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Iran arrests 7 suspects for supporting Tehran attacks

Iran's Supreme National Security Council deputy secretary Reza Seifollahi told state TV that the six attackers were Iranians who had joined Islamic State (IS). The fallout from Islamic State's att...

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Modi pitches for coordinated efforts, better connectivity at SCO summit

Modi pitches for coordinated efforts, better connectivity at SCO summit

While fully endorsing the SCO's resolve to eliminate terrorism and extremism, Nawaz Sharif said , "Pakistan has fought its own fierce war against global terrorism and violent extremism, and with th...

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