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North Korea warns of imminent ICBM launch

North Korea warns of imminent ICBM launch

The State Department said U.S. Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon would visit Seoul from Tuesday to Thursday next week after a stop in Tokyo on Monday to discuss responses to North Korea . T...

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Qatar says backs Kuwait mediation efforts over rift with Arab states

An exception is made for private planes and charter flights to or from Qatar, which require permission to transit through the airspace of the three countries, the statements said. However, if the situ...

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Puerto Rico, set to become US' 51st State?

The election results were underwhelming, even though a large majority of Puerto Rican voters who went to the polls Sunday said their homeland should be granted statehood . Although the U.S. DOJ did n...

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United Kingdom opposition Labour Party says will seek to form minority government

United Kingdom opposition Labour Party says will seek to form minority government

I'm very proud to lead this party. British Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal in principle with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party on Saturday to prop up the Conservative government,...

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Uber's board considers removing CEO Travis Kalanick per harassment probe recommendations

The person didn't want to be identified because board discussions and staff emails are not usually public. It has hired the law firm of former Attorney General Eric Holder to recommend changes. Ub...

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President Trump Willing To Testify Under Oath On Comey

When asked about the now infamous New York Times article published on 14 February, which alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Comey said, "In the main, it was not true". Thos...

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Turkey's Erdogan slams isolation of Qatar: 'It is inhumane and un-Islamic'

Turkey's Erdogan slams isolation of Qatar: 'It is inhumane and un-Islamic'

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said Erdogan would discuss the Gulf rift in a telephone call with U.S. President Donald Trump in coming days, but gave no specific time. The three countries'...

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Trump's attorney general to face Russian Federation questions

Trump's attorney general to face Russian Federation questions

Comey testified that he decided not to report the president's request to Sessions at the time, because the attorney general was weighing his recusal from all matters related to the Russia investigati...

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House Intelligence Committee issues subpoenas in Russian Federation probe

Reps. Mike Conaway and Adam Schiff, who are leading the committee's probe, say the panel approved the subpoenas to compel certain individuals to testify and to obtain personal documents and business...

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Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord

Hawaii Becomes America's First State To Join The Paris Climate Accord

That's how President Trump 's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate accord is being described - but not by the European leaders who urged Trump to stay in the agreement or the Pacific islan...

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Israel to cut power supply to Gaza Strip

Israel to cut power supply to Gaza Strip

Israel's decision to stop supplying electricity would be "dangerous and catastrophic", said Hamas a spokesperson on Monday. The Israeli cabinet's approval of a 40 percent reduction in electricity su...

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Police looking for armed escaped inmates, one with Gwinnett tie

One of the prisoners, Donnie Russell Rowe, also known as Whiskey, is now serving a life sentence without parole. The sheriff's office said the two correctional officers were working on a prisoner tr...

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Kevin Durant wins first NBA Championship with Golden State Warriors

Kevin Durant wins first NBA Championship with Golden State Warriors

As the gold confetti fell and a fresh gray National Basketball Association champion cap sat a tad off-kilter on his head, Kevin Durant embraced his mother Wanda. On his own team's efforts, he add...

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Court: UK baby must remain on life support for 6 more days

Court: UK baby must remain on life support for 6 more days

Chris Gard and Connie Yates, who want to take their 10-month old son, Charlie Gard , to the US for treatment, has brought a plea to the European Court of Human Rights after losing their appeal at t...

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British PM Theresa May apologises to own MPs for 'election mess'

In an attempt to avoid a second election that could deepen the worst political turmoil in Britain since last June's shock vote to leave the European Union , May apologised to her Conservative Part...

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Trump's top lawyer to face questions on Russia, Comey

Still, Chris Ruddy, the CEO of Newsmax and a Trump friend, suggested the president was already thinking about "terminating" Mueller from his position as special counsel. "I do believe he has a leg...

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Items taken from Augusta cyber contractor Reality Winner's home detailed

She was arrested Saturday by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents on charges that she made copies of a classified report containing top-secret information and mailed it to an online news organizatio...

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Police name lone suspect in hotel attack in Philippines

Police name lone suspect in hotel attack in Philippines

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte yesterday said that Islamic State militants were not behind the attack on a casino in the capital that killed at least 36 people, supporting a police assessment ...

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Election debacle leaves United Kingdom government in a minority

But May faces a hard balancing act: Divisions over Europe helped sink the premierships of Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron , and many of her lawmakers and party membership support a ...

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Human remains have been found in the Wicklow Mountains

Human remains have been found in the Wicklow Mountains

While investigators are confident the male victim was murdered before being dismembered and his remains scattered, a gangland hit is unlikely because of the frenzied nature of the dismemberment. "It's...

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EU warns 3 countries of legal action over refugee plan

EU warns 3 countries of legal action over refugee plan

Sobotka said in a statement that "the Czech Republic doesn't agree with the relocation system based on migrant quotas". The Czech Republic, Hungary, Romania and Slovakia voted against it. Spea...

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Sharp rise in Britons seeking German passports as Brexit looms

Prime Minister Theresa May reappointed most of her ministers on Sunday, June 11 but brought a Brexit campaigner and party rival into government to try to unite her Conservatives after a disastrous...

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Paris deal withdrawal shows U.S. irresponsibility vis-à-vis intl. community: Iran

Paris deal withdrawal shows U.S. irresponsibility vis-à-vis intl. community: Iran

But Lin Boqiang, director of the China Center for Energy Economic Research at Xiamen University, called Washington's move a "double-edged sword" for China, saying that any United States relaxation...

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UK's May cracks joke about election disaster

It would also leave open the option of walking away from the negotiations with no deal in place - a decision that many businesses warn could be disastrous. The DUP leader Arlene Foster is due to mee...

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Asian stocks up as investors shrug off tech rout, eye Fed

Asian stocks up as investors shrug off tech rout, eye Fed

The Fed has signaled that it wants to raise rates as many as three times this year, but some analysts speculate that political tensions may keep the central bank from raising rates later this year. ...

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Donald Trump accuses ex-FBI director James Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Pressed on the issue on Friday, Mr Trump said: "I'll tell you about that maybe sometime in the very near future". On Friday, however, the President flatly denied making those remarks to Comey or p...

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Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off 'peace fast' in Madhya Pradesh

Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan calls off 'peace fast' in Madhya Pradesh

By the time veteran BJP leader Kailash Joshi offered him coconut water with which he broke his fast, senior party leaders including Union minister Thawar Chand Gehlot, state BJP general secretary Ka...

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American student released by North Korea

Dennis Rodman is back in North Korea. Warmbier, 22, a University of Virginia undergraduate, was convicted and sentenced in a one-hour trial in North Korea's Supreme Court. Before his trial, Mr Wa...

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Scarborough: White House Sources Are Denying Mueller Is Under Fire

Democrats slammed Sessions on Tuesday for canceling plans to testify at the hearing and sending Rosenstein in his place. Attorney General Jeff Sessions says he did not have third meeting with the ...

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American Otto Warmbier Has Been Released From A North Korean Prison

An administration official told ABC News that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson called Trump at 8:35 a.m. ET Tuesday to inform him that Warmbier was on a plane en route to the United States . In T...

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Sessions testifies before Senate intel committee

Democratic senators repeatedly criticized Sessions for dispatching Rosenstein to testify Tuesday in his place about the Justice Department's budget to an Appropriations subcommittee. CNN reported ...

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Woman calls 911 to complain about wait for chicken nuggets

Woman calls 911 to complain about wait for chicken nuggets

Evidently, the woman's behavior had already become problematic, as employees at the restaurant called 911 and beat her to the punch . Swanton was fairly light hearted about the whole affair that we...

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Restore devolution or face return of direct rule, Foster tells Sinn Fein

A meeting between the two parties later was described as "non-confrontational". "Our resolve is to see these institutions put in place on the basis they were founded upon as quickly as possible". Th...

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Tillerson: North Korea releases US citizen Otto Warmbier

Rodman, 56, arrived in Pyongyang later on Tuesday for a five-day visit, received by North Korean officials at Pyongyang's airport, China's Xinhua news agency reported from the North Korean capital. ...

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Israel, New Zealand restore ties after settlements row

Israel, New Zealand restore ties after settlements row

Following five months of frozen ties between the two nations, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his counterpart in New Zealand, Bill English, spoke on the phone several days ago in an effo...

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