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South Korea's new FM meets with interim US ambassador ahead of summit

South Korea's new FM meets with interim US ambassador ahead of summit

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that Chinese efforts to persuade North Korea to rein in its nuclear program have failed, ratcheting up the rhetoric over the death of an American student w...

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Ronaldo won't quit Real, says club boss

And if United manage to convince Real to sell their biggest superstar - the European champions' hand will be forced if Ronaldo sticks to his "I want to leave" decision - the one who drove the club to ...

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Senate Bill Repeals Most Obamacare Taxes, Keeps Subsidies for Low Income

Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, and Sen. Hatch, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee and a key player in modifying the health care legislation, told a Bloomberg reporter last week he's "not sure any...

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USTR Talks Trade with Senate Finance Committee

USTR Talks Trade with Senate Finance Committee

In this brief, we discuss why Canada should forge ahead with the TPP without the U.S., U.S. retailers' priorities for NAFTA renegotiations , the public comments on NAFTA renegotiations , NAFTA bec...

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Ronaldo's header sinks hosts Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup

Ronaldo's header sinks hosts Russia — FIFA Confederations Cup

Cristiano Ronaldo , coming off a tumultuous week off the field, had set up Ricardo Quaresma's opening goal for Portugal , and Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez hit Mexico's equalizer just before halfti...

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North Korean officials troubled by Warmbier death

No cause of death has been determined for Warmbier , 22, who was detained for almost a year-and-a-half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma last week. The 22-year-old University of Vir...

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Queen Elizabeth's Speech Includes Pledge to Fight Anti-Gay Discrimination

At the heart of the Queen's speech this year was the so- called Great Repeal Bill , which will repeal the 1972 European Communities Act and end the jurisdiction of the European Court of Justice. Th...

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Virginia police probe Muslim girl's killing as 'road rage' incident

Nabra Hassanen was walking home from a McDonald's with a group of friends after having attended night prayers at a local mosque in Sterling, Virginia , when police say they got into a dispute with...

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North Korea fires volley of cruise missiles, fifth test in a month

North Korea additionally tested the Pongae-5 surface-to-air missile system successfully in May, with Kim Jong-un declaring that the system had reached initial operating capability. The launch is th...

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Ireland's new prime minister formally takes power

Ireland's new prime minister formally takes power

Outgoing Irish prime minister Enda Kenny has said he hopes his legacy adds to the quest for freedom and independence for Ireland. He is Ireland's first gay leader and youngest Taoiseach . Naomi Lon...

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French ministers quit before Macron's 'clean' reshuffle

Following her resignation from the Cabinet, it's believed de Sarnez will now head the MoDem party in parliament. His party, Republic on the Move (LREM, ) won a big majority in Sunday's legislative...

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Pentagon wasted $28 million on fashion

Pentagon wasted $28 million on fashion

The 17-page report, written by the Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction, or SIGAR, says that a woodland camouflage pattern uniform chosen by the Afghan Ministry of Defense for th...

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Polls open in Virginia's primary election

John Clisham, 53, came out to a Northam canvass kickoff on Saturday morning clad in a Bernie shirt. Democrat Justin Fairfax and Republican state Sen. "The president", the source added, "still re...

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May promises to listen on Brexit as queen presents government program

Like the State of the Union in the US, the queen's speech usually outlines goals and proposals for the next year. "You have to keep him". She said the minority government, led by prime ministe...

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American student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

American student Otto Warmbier released by North Korea

Charlotte and David Simons, who said they have been friends of the family for more than 30 years, came to watch his flight come in, too. The North Koreans agreed to allow consular visits to four Am...

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Are there Trump tapes? Congress is asking, and it may issue subpoenas

He said the president had pressured him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, whom Mr Trump fired for misleading the White House over contacts with Moscow's ambassad...

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Puerto Rico Votes To Become 51st US State

Puerto Rico Votes To Become 51st US State

Meantime Senator Juan Dalmau of the Puerto Rican Independence Party said on Twitter that: "Including colony as an option in the plebiscite is a setback to the aspirations of decolonization and forme...

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Grenfell Tower fire: PM apologises for local and national government failures

We opened the door to her and she took her sunglasses off and said: 'Hi, I'm Adele .' Everyone was so shocked. "Secondly, they need to be re-housed permanently and thirdly, they need a long-term ca...

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Michigan airport evacuated; officer seen bleeding from neck

A journalist for the news network wrote on Twitter than multiple law enforcement sources were saying that a Canadian-born suspect shouted "Allah hu-Akbar" before stabbing the officer, named as Jeff Ne...

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Russia cancels talks with US over tightening of sanctions

Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon had been scheduled to fly to St. Petersburg this week to discuss what the two sides call "irritants" in the relationship. The State Department on Wednesday defe...

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UK makes big concession on day one of Brexit talks

UK makes big concession on day one of Brexit talks

Speaking to the European Commission vice-president Frans Timmermans, Mr Barnier outlined the priorities discussed during the first day of talks, including the settlement of the so-called Brexit bill...

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EU gives $100M to UNICEF for Syrian children

Tasnim reported that Iranian Revolutionary Guards launched the mid-range ground-to-ground missiles from western Iran into the Deir al Zour region of eastern Syria, killing a "large number" of terro...

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Taoiseach Holds Meeting With DUP Leader

Taoiseach Holds Meeting With DUP Leader

John Major, the former Conservative prime minister, said on Tuesday of the Irish peace process: "People shouldn't regard it as a given. An agreement to restore devolved power-sharing government in ...

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Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

Supreme Court Agrees To Hear Wisconsin Gerrymandering Case

The case , which the court will hear in the nine-month term that starts in October, could open the way for a new wave of election litigation. The map, Judge Kenneth F. "Prior to the last decennial red...

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Congress Investigates Russian Cyber-Attacks On US Election Systems

Congress Investigates Russian Cyber-Attacks On US Election Systems

Which means there are literally thousands of separate agencies involved with a nationwide election, all with differing levels of cybersecurity risk. "I understand the notion of victimization, but I ...

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Saudi Arabia deports Qatari camels and sheep as diplomatic feud continues

Saudi Arabia deports Qatari camels and sheep as diplomatic feud continues

The State Department spokeswoman said the countries " can work this out on their own ", without U.S. mediation. Travel, the voiceover says, "goes beyond borders and prejudice". Thousands of camels ...

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Glee Star Charice Pempengco Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

Glee Star Charice Pempengco Changes Name to Jake Zyrus

Saw all your love comments and I'm so happy. The article was removed from the site and Esquire Philippines apologized to Jake , who responded on Twitter: 'Apology accepted, all love to you @Esqui...

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Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis

Surprising Facts About The Refugee Crisis

In just one year the refugee population in Uganda has more than doubled from 500 000 to over 1.25 million, making the country host to the fastest growing refugee emergency in the world. Turkey has...

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Deal between Conservatives and DUP possible this week, DUP source says

But she insisted that the rest of government business will not be put on hold during the Brussels negotiations, promising measures to build a stronger economy, protect consumers, tackle domestic viole...

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Yoga's Importance is like 'Salt in Life,' Says PM Modi

Yoga's Importance is like 'Salt in Life,' Says PM Modi

He also asserted that attaining "wellness" through yoga was more important than simply being physically fit. But Prime Minister, Mr. Narendra Modi has initiated to Launching a particular date for p...

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Republican wins Georgia House seat, fends off upstart Democrat

Republicans, meanwhile, can now breathe a sigh of relief with the knowledge that they can still win in the kind of affluent, educated districts that often favor Democrats - even with a president who h...

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North Korea in the spotlight at high-level US-China talks

Divisive trade issues will be dealt with at a later date. Trump has had high hopes for greater cooperation from China to exert influence over North Korea , leaning heavily on Chinese President X...

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Trump traveling to Iowa for campaign-style rally

The appointment of a special counsel and indications that the investigation is inching closer to the President himself have hamstrung the administration's legislative efforts and damaged Trump's polit...

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Queen's speech: Government will ensure 'fair funding' for schools

When asked whether a deal would be finalised this week, the DUP source said: "It does not look likely". So, theoretically speaking at least, a "soft Brexit" could accommodate the concerns of Scotl...

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Prez polls: Naidu hails JD(U)'s decision to support Kovind

A JD-U leader told a news agency that Bihar CM and JD-U chief Nitish Kumar had told them the party would be supporting Kovind's candidature. A few minutes after the chief minister met reporters, the...

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