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Afghan Soldier Opens Fire on US Troops, Kills Three Service Members

Several American servicemen have been killed and injured after coming under fire in a "green-on-blue" attack in eastern Afghanistan , the Pentagon has announced. USA officials estimate that ISIS has ...

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Comey says he was sacked because of Russian Federation investigation

Comey also accused the Trump administration of spreading " lies, plain and simple " about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing last month, declaring that the administration then "cho...

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International efforts intensify to resolve Qatar dispute in Gulf

Tensions surged between countries closer to Saudi Arabia (such as Bahrain , and Egypt) and others, such Qatar, with ties to Iran . On Saturday, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said his...

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Top two aides to British PM May quit

Asked if Mrs May should lead the Tories into the next election, Mr Grayling said: "The next election is a question for her. It's all on WhatsApp". In a statement confirming his departure, Timothy s...

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British PM Theresa May says she has no intention of resigning

British PM Theresa May says she has no intention of resigning

Currently, investors seem to worry that a weakened Conservative prime minister would not have the power to resist calls from some within the party who want a clean divorce from the European Union, eve...

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5 things to watch: Coats, Rogers, McCabe and Rosenstein testify

5 things to watch: Coats, Rogers, McCabe and Rosenstein testify

Mike Rogers , director of the National Security Agency. In an often contentious hearing on Capitol Hill, two intelligence chiefs testified Wednesday that they've never felt pressured to take imprope...

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Defiant Qatar rejects interference as crisis grows

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain , Egypt and Yemen have cut diplomatic ties with Qatar , which is to hold the Fifa World Cup in 2022. "The nation of Qatar, unfortunately, has h...

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Conservatives begin talks with DUP over alliance

Conservatives begin talks with DUP over alliance

Downing Street initially said on Saturday that an outline agreement on a "confidence and supply" arrangement had been reached with the DUP which would be put to the Cabinet for discussion on Monday....

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Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Ireland party to cling to power

Britain's May seeks deal with Northern Ireland party to cling to power

May's authority over her party was shattered by the election result. The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. Theresa May promised strong and stable leadership. "May's departure from Downing St.is ...

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Theresa May's best hope, DUP opposes abortion, same-sex marriage

Theresa May's best hope, DUP opposes abortion, same-sex marriage

May's aides, Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill , announced on Saturday that they had quit following sustained criticism of the campaign within the party. The British pound tumbled against the USA dolla...

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Theresa May completing Cabinet after election disappointment leaves PM weaker

Theresa May completing Cabinet after election disappointment leaves PM weaker

However, Mrs May insisted that, as the leader of the largest party in the new parliament, she had a duty to act in the "national interest" and lead the country through the Brexit negotiations starting...

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Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'

Jeremy Corbyn vows to fight Theresa May 'all the way'

Mounting criticism and a spirit of vendetta claimed the scalps of two of May's closest advisers, Fiona Hill and Nick Timothy , who resigned in the wake of the snap election that wiped out the Tori...

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Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets

Trump stays mum on Comey testimony, while son live-tweets

A congressional committee wants to know if the White House did indeed keep tapes of President Donald Trump's private conversations with James Comey , the former Federal Bureau of Investigation di...

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Qatar blockade: Gulf states silent on Tillerson plea to ease measures

Qatar blockade: Gulf states silent on Tillerson plea to ease measures

Officials in Qatar, home to a major US military base, and Ashcroft's firm did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov told Sheikh al-Thani of Moscow'...

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U.S. forces help Philippines military in Marawi

U.S. forces help Philippines military in Marawi

The Philippines military suffered its biggest one-day loss on Friday since ten troops were killed in a friendly-fire incident on June 1. That followed sightings on Friday of a US P3 Orion surveillance...

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George Osborne: Theresa May is 'dead women walking'

George Osborne: Theresa May is 'dead women walking'

Other senior Tories also said she had to go. "You can't just blame the advisers". "The thing that made the Tory party cross is when Theresa May returned to Downing Street and never mentioned the...

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Israel advances plans for 3000 new West Bank homes

Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman made the comments as Israel's government faced mounting pressure from leaders of the settlement movement, who wield heavy influence in Prime Minister Benjamin Netany...

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Tick-tock: EU says time pressing hard to start Brexit talks

Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said Brexit talks should go ahead as planned. "The clock will pause and time is a crucial factor in the Brexit negotiations ", said Clingendael's Korteweg, who ruled ...

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Senior Conservative MP in Belfast for talks with DUP - PA

Instead, she said: "There's an very bad lot of issues surrounding Brexit that need to be discussed". Joint chiefs of staff Nick Timothy and Fiona Hill formed part of May's small inner circle and...

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London terrorist on bail at time of attack

She said she didn't approve of his London friends and never felt comfortable in the London neighbourhood where he lived. "How can you say something sensible about things that are absolutely senseless?...

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Pentagon Uses New Authority to Strike Somali Terrorist Outpost

Pentagon Uses New Authority to Strike Somali Terrorist Outpost

According to Pentagon Chief Spokeswoman Dana W. White, the bombing was in response to al-Shabab's recent attacks on the Somali military and used the new authority the Department of Defense received ...

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Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

Top aides to Theresa May resign after disastrous election results

The Sunday Times and Mail on Sunday newspapers said that allies of Johnson were pushing him to challenge May for the party's leadership. Jeremy Corbyn was pictured joining a children's football...

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Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

Trump offers 'warm support' to Theresa May after poll setback

He said it was impossible to predict whether she would still be prime minister at the end of the year. As reported in the Guardian , the DUP are against same-sex marriage , they are anti-abortio...

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Jeremy Corbyn enjoys kickabout as politics takes a backseat

Young voters in the historic cathedral and university city appear, like elsewhere, to have taken revenge on Prime Minister Theresa May over what they see as her pursuit of a hard Brexit - a clean br...

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Trump brands former Federal Bureau of Investigation chief a 'leaker'

Collins said on Sunday that if the tapes exist, Trump should hand them over both to the Senate Intelligence Committee and to the special counsel conducting the probe into Russia's interference i...

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Scottish party to push for vote on independence

Scottish party to push for vote on independence

Scottish public opinion has moved against independence and remained against a fast referendum, with the yes vote falling to 43% in some polls and many SNP supporters hostile to Scotland rejoining th...

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Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

Congressional Investigators Seek Tapes, Notes On Trump-Comey Conversations

The House intelligence committee sent a letter Friday asking White House counsel Don McGahn whether any tape recordings or memos of Comey's conversations with the president exist now or had existe...

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Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

Britain's May seeks deal to cling to power

The moves buy May a temporary reprieve. It was another humiliation for May, and a sign that the socially conservative DUP , with its strong focus on Northern Ireland's specific political complexiti...

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DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Theresa May to prop up Tories

Britain's general election has ended with no party winning an outright majority, bringing the second so-called hung Parliament in the last three elections. For about half an hour, hundreds of protes...

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Mastermind of Tehran Attack Has Been Killed: Iran

After offering condolences to the families of the attacks victims , Alavi stressed that over the past few months the country's intelligence forces had neutralized over 25 terrorist cells. Islamic Sta...

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Doubts over Theresa May's grip on power as DUP deal talks continue

The agreement will be discussed by the cabinet on Tuesday. Her Downing Street office had announced on Saturday that the "principles of an outline agreement" with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unioni...

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Trump calls Comey a liar

Angus King, a senator from ME, asked Mr. Comey, "What do you know about the Russian bank VEB?" "I didn't do it myself for a variety of reasons", he said, instead asking a friendly law professor to s...

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Sessions says he will testify before US Senate intelligence committee

Comey believes he was sacked because of the Russian Federation investigation, and he accused the White House of defaming him and the FBI - and of lying "plain and simple" in its explanations about why...

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Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

Iran sends food to Qatar amid Gulf dispute

Kuwaiti Foreign Minister Sheikh Sabah Khaled al-Sabah on Sunday called for dialogue to resolve the diplomatic rift between Gulf Arab countries and Qatar. "The citizens of these states have absolute fr...

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Petition grows against May's deal with ultra-conservatives

But for now, Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson says reports of a plot to remove May herself is "tripe". Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. DUP Leader Arlene Foster recently denied the par...

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