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UN Secretary General cautions Israel over Palestine

The war ended six days later with Israel's swift victory , after which it occupied the West Bank , East Jerusalem , the Gaza Strip and the Golan Heights. Israel was crowned a regional power. "It ...

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Gov't Wants More Time To Address Second Travel Ban Ruling

Gov't Wants More Time To Address Second Travel Ban Ruling

In a statement, he said: "I am heartened by the decision of the 9th Circuit to maintain the temporary halt implementing certain provisions of the March 6th Executive Order". President Donald Trump's...

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Rebel leader Navalny, hundreds arrested in Russia Day protests

Rebel leader Navalny, hundreds arrested in Russia Day protests

Later on Monday evening Navalny was sentenced by a Moscow court to 30 days in jail for organized an unauthorized protest rally. In April, he suffered damage to one eye after an attacker doused h...

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Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling

Sessions calls allegations of collusion with Russia appalling

Sessions' testimony did not provide any damaging new information on Trump campaign ties with Russian Federation or on Comey's dismissal, but his refusal to discuss conversations with Trump raised...

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Republican House Whip Steve Scalise Injured in Virginia Shooting

Republican House Whip Steve Scalise Injured in Virginia Shooting

House Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) was among those shot on Wednesday morning. He adds , "Our thoughts and prayers are with him". A congressional aide said Mr Scalise, who rallies Repub...

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May Sets Up Meeting With Irish "Kingmakers"

Hers was the latest cry for a "more inclusive process" in setting priorities for the exit negotiations with the EU. As DUP leader Arlene Foster arrived in Westminster to hammer out details of a ...

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London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal

London fire could delay Theresa May-DUP deal

Despite anger at the election, she was cheered briefly at the start of the meeting. DUP leader Arlene Foster said there had been "positive engagement" so far. Even the idea of an alliance is com...

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Jeff Sessions Testifies in Senate Intelligence Hearing

Legal experts have told ThinkProgress that Trump's public disclosures regarding Comey's firing put into question whether his conversations with Comey are protected by presidential executive privile...

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Comey trusted more than Trump to tell the truth

Comey trusted more than Trump to tell the truth

In a February meeting, Comey said , Trump told Sessions and other administration officials to leave the room before asking him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn...

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Sessions testifies he was never briefed on Russian interference in election

Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., questions Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017 . (Sessions) "There are none". The former Alabama senator denounced claim...

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Nigel Farage's Thankful Message To The Grenfell Tower Heroes

In the early hours of this morning a fire broke out at the Grenfell Towers in the Latimer road area of London . "Our thoughts are with everyone affected by the fire at Grenfell Tower in Londo...

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US Attorney General Jeff Sessions gives heated testimony

Attorney General Jeff Sessions yesterday denounced as a "detestable lie" the idea he colluded with Russians meddling in the 2016 election, and he clashed with Democratic lawmakers over his refusal...

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Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

Congressmen seeking any tape recordings of Comey with Trump

Trump's outside lawyer insisted Thursday that it was Comey who lied when he detailed conversations between himself and the President, raising the accusation that Comey committed perjury while testifyi...

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Sen. Al Franken Responds To Attorney General Jeff Sessions' Testimony

That cut off lines of inquiry about the exact circumstances surrounding Comey's firing, what may have happened in the February 14 Oval Office meeting in which Sessions was asked to leave so Trump ...

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Turkey's foreign minister to visit Qatar

State Department says "worst is behind us" after top U.S. and Saudi diplomats discuss Gulf diplomatic rift in Washington. Turkey and Qatar have both provided support for the Muslim Brotherhood i...

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British inflation rate rises to 4-year high as Brexit bites

British inflation rate rises to 4-year high as Brexit bites

Baker, who campaigned for Brexit before last year's European Union referendum, said Britain needed to be able to control its own trade policy. But growth slowed sharply at the start of this year a...

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Massive Fire At London Apartment Tower Leaves Several Dead

Police say the death toll is expected to increase during a "complex recovery operation" which will likely take a number of days to complete . Shortly after news of Wednesday's tragedy broke, it c...

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Canada denies it wants G20 to drop mention of Paris climate pact

As at a meeting of G7 leaders attended by Trump in Sicily in May, the two-day meeting in Bologna ended with the United States disassociating itself from the final communique's section on climate ...

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Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify

Republicans urge Trump on tapes; Sessions to testify

Donald Trump sits with Jeff Sessions (R-AL) at Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York, US. Sessions announced his intention to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Saturday in letters ...

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UP Congress leader calls Rahul Gandhi

UP Congress leader calls Rahul Gandhi "Pappu"; removed from all party posts

As soon as Pradhan was sacked, the word went viral on social media with people reacting to the latest " Pappu " debacle. "He could have easily become the Prime Minister of this country but he did not"...

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Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts

Comey boosted case for obstruction charges against Trump: legal experts

Department of Justice, I was disappointed to hear that at the moment of truth with our new President, Mr. Comey failed to do his duty - speak truth to power. Comey said he refused on all points, told ...

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Congressman, others recovering after being shot at suburban DC ball practice

Congressman, others recovering after being shot at suburban DC ball practice

The special agent in charge of the FBI's investigation said there was no immediate indication of the shooter's motive, and that it was too early to tell if Republicans were targeted. The team roster...

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Suspected North Korea drone took photos of US missile-defense site

On Saturday and Sunday, Nikai went to the southwestern city of Mokpo to visit places related to people who have acted as a "bridge" between the two countries, including a memorial hall featuring forme...

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Orioles Draft Mason McCoy

On Monday, the Orioles selected high school left-handed pitcher DL Hall out of Valdosta High School (Ga.) with the 21st overall pick. Go to Texas A and M on a baseball scholarship or sign a contra...

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Tory and DUP deal must be opposed, says Gerry Adams

The potential deal descended into farce as Downing Street announced that an agreement was in place, with the DUP later contradicting the statement to say that no deal had been finalised. However, ...

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Macron party set for big win in French parliamentary polls

Macron party set for big win in French parliamentary polls

She won a fifth of the vote in the first round of the presidential election in April, coming second behind Macron by just a few percentage points of the vote, yet pollsters expect she will have just a...

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Morocco says will send food to Qatar after Gulf states cut ties

The request should include a list of names and nationalities of crews and passengers, and the cargo carried by the aircraft, they said. Sharif is considered close to the royal families in both countri...

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The Questions Jeff Sessions Refused To Answer Only Raised More Doubts

The Questions Jeff Sessions Refused To Answer Only Raised More Doubts

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is sworn-in on Capitol Hill in Washington , Tuesday, June 13, 2017, prior to testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about his role in the fir...

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White House clams up about Russian Federation investigations

White House clams up about Russian Federation investigations

Spicer did not elaborate further at an audio-only White House press briefing he ended after about 12 minutes. Despite the widespread gossip, Spicer returned from Trump's foreign trip with an on-...

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Al Jazeera off the table in any Gulf crisis talks: FM

Jubeir said the closure of the border had been eased to allow divided families to be reunited, and that Saudi Arabia would send food or medical aid if needed. "Victimising Qatar through smear campaign...

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5 key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

Sessions met with Russian officials twice in 2016 prior to the election, but failed to disclose the meetings during his testimony to become Attorney General. Sessions said it would be "absurd" to ...

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Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review

Jeff Sessions Didn't Exactly Give James Comey A Performance Review

Here are the top five things we learned. Sessions said he "racked my brain" and had no meeting with any Russian in his capacity as a Trump campaign adviser. SESSIONS: No - yes, I do. Sessions rec...

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24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

24-story tower engulfed in London; officials fear collapse

The BBC reported that a political deal between the government of Prime Minister Theresa May and a small Northern Irish party could be delayed because of the aftermath of the fire. The Kensington ...

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DUP and Conservatives hold talks

DUP and Conservatives hold talks

Theresa May is battling to survive in power at home and overseas: at home trying to build a Commons majority and in Europe starting Brexit negotiations. "It's passing quicker than anyone believes...

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London high-rise death toll rises to 12; more feared dead

London high-rise death toll rises to 12; more feared dead

The Grenfell tenants' organization's newsletter instructs residents to stay put in a fire unless the blaze is in their own apartment or in their hallway - the same guidance used in multistory hotels...

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