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ISIS destroys iconic mosque where it once declared 'caliphate'

Islamic State's Amaq news agency accused American aircraft of destroying the mosque, a claim swiftly denied by the US-led coalition fighting the militant group. The operation to re-take the city - th...

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Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

Syria troops position themselves at heart of war on IS

Jeff Davis, said he could not discuss the matter beyond saying the US stands ready to use the line. In April , Mr Trump ordered cruise missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which Washin...

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Trump administration keeps immigrant 'dream' alive: Continues DACA, axes DAPA

Many also decried the decision to revoke DAPA ( Deferred Action for Parents of Americans and Lawful Permanent Residents ), saying it extinguishes the hopes of more than 4 million parents of American c...

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Otto Warmbier: No autopsy for United States student held by North Korea

The president made the comments a day after an American student, Otto Warmbier , died in the USA after being released from North Korean custody. The circumstances of his detention in North Korea...

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What happened to Otto Warmbier? When the unthinkable is unknowable

What happened to Otto Warmbier? When the unthinkable is unknowable

Trump said he had spoken with Warmbier's parents, telling reporters in the Oval Office that it was "incredible what they've gone through". President Trump similarly asserted this week, "the result...

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Lindsay MP says One Nation senator should apologise for comments on autism

Lindsay MP says One Nation senator should apologise for comments on autism

Husar said Mitch was diagnosed with autism when he was 18 months old and she was told he would never speak, play in a sports team with his peers or be included in a mainstream class. "Schools are chal...

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FIFA warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

FIFA warns Mexico over 'insulting' chants at Confederations Cup in Russia

Cristiano Ronaldo's eighth-minute header was the only goal of the game. And this team is a good team; they are confident and want to play. Despite the off-field disruption, Ronaldo picked up the ma...

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Democrats Play Blame Game With Pelosi After Georgia Election - To GOP's Glee

Of course, with Republican Karen Handel winning on Tuesday night, it's clear that Democrats still have major problems on their hands. Republican Ralph Norman won in SC, defeating Democrat Ar...

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Iran warns ISIS of more missile strikes, says op coordinated with Damascus

It adds new tensions in a region already unsettled by a long-running feud between Shiite power Iran and the Sunni kingdom of Saudi Arabia , as well as a campaign by Arab nations against Qatar. Ther...

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Are House Democrats turning on Nancy Pelosi?

South Carolina Democrats are seeking the same silver lining after Archie Parnell lost a congressional special election there Tuesday night by essentially the same margin as Ossoff. "And I'm not ...

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China working to ease N. Korea situation

Speaking after talks in Washington on June 21 between high-ranking USA and Chinese officials , Tillerson said " China understands the United States regards North Korea as our top security th...

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European Union sure about that hat, your majesty?

The BBC has reported that the queen said at a private lunch before the referendum that Britain should "just get on with" leaving the European Union and that Brexit would not be a "problem". Se...

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'Obstruction doesn't work': Trump gloats after Democrats lose Georgia special election

'Obstruction doesn't work': Trump gloats after Democrats lose Georgia special election

The election was held to fill the seat vacated by Tom Price, after Trump appointed him secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Mick Mulvaney left the seat open when he joine...

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Otto Warmbier's family objects to autopsy

President Donald Trump has been counting on China to use its economic leverage with North Korea's totalitarian government. Trump's message came on the day after the death of Otto Warmbier , who...

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Are Americans Allowed In North Korea? Otto Warmbier's Death Sparks Policy Talks

Mr Warmbier's parents, from OH, did not cite a specific cause of death, but cited "awful, torturous mistreatment" by North Korea . Doctors in Cincinnati said they found no active sign of botulism ...

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U.S. agreed to sell F-15 jets to Qatar

Adding to the tensions, many flights linking Qatar with other Middle East countries have been suspended. Conservative Gulf neighbours have long viewed Qatar's outgoing foreign policy with suspi...

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Mattis vents US frustration over North Korea

Moon's spokesman Park Soo-hyun told the media that the President expressed regrets for the U.S. university student's death in the letter sent to the Warmbier family. Trump appeared to acknowledge ...

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Mali: UN condemns terrorist attack at hotel on the outskirts of Bamako

Mali: UN condemns terrorist attack at hotel on the outskirts of Bamako

A Malian official said Monday that two died in the attack and the four assailants were killed. Three others subsequently arrived in a vehicle and began firing their weapons. There are no French troops...

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Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

Declan Kearney, the party's chairman, said a DUP focus on Ms Foster's future role at Stormont "is completely misdirected and premature". Theresa May will depend on the unionist party to support ...

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Hamas, PFLP, ISIS Buck over Claiming Recent Jerusalem Attack

Hamas, PFLP, ISIS Buck over Claiming Recent Jerusalem Attack

But Hamas , the Palestinian Islamist group that runs the Gaza Strip, dismissed the claim, saying the attackers had come from among its own ranks and the leftist Popular Front for the Liberation of ...

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Special Counsel Mueller's legal team continues to raise questions

Special Counsel Mueller's legal team continues to raise questions

The denial on Sunday by Jay Sekulow , one of several personal lawyers Mr. Trump has hired to represent him in the Russian Federation case, is the latest of many examples in which the president'...

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Johnson says revealing hacking carefully weighed

Former President Barack Obama's secretary of homeland security says that his efforts to protect the country from Russian cyberattacks previous year were twice rebuffed - first by the Democratic Nat...

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EU sure about that hat, your majesty?

The speech promised a new immigration bill , among other things, but significantly omitted Conservative plans that proved controversial during the election campaign, and made no mention of US P...

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Corbyn attacks 'government without a majority' for 'thin gruel' Queen's Speech

The Queen's speech also introduced a new Automated and Electric Vehicles Bill, which extends motor vehicle insurance to cover the use of automated vehicles, and will provide new installation of ch...

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4-year-old girl's passionate rendition of Disney's 'Moana' song goes viral

4-year-old girl's passionate rendition of Disney's 'Moana' song goes viral

During her preschool graduation in Miami , Urquijo and her classmates sang along to the movie's song " How Far I'll Go " as a surprise for parents. The video shows the 4-year-old belting out the so...

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A swimsuit with Donald Trump's face on it

A swimsuit with Donald Trump's face on it

One supposed reviewer named Jenna raved, "This is wonderful!" The president swim wear features a extreme close-up of Trump with a shocked look on his face. 'I don't want to like his and yet I really...

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One dead, 10 injured in London mosque incident

One dead, 10 injured in London mosque incident

The Muslim cleric who prevented the angry worshippers from harming the suspect of the van attack at a mosque in London's Finsbury Park , has been praised for his "bravery and courage". People are...

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Trump gives up on Chinese help on reining in North Korea

The coroner's office reviewed medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and the air ambulance service that helped bring Warmbier from Pyongyang to Cincinnati after 17 months...

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US Military Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria

US Military Shoots Down Iranian-Made Drone in Syria

An armed pro-regime Shaheed-129 UAV "displayed hostile intent and advanced on Coalition forces" at 12:30 am local time on Tuesday, the coalition said in a statement, CNN reported . Israel's military ...

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California, China sign climate deal after Trump's Paris exit

California, China sign climate deal after Trump's Paris exit

The second bill, House Bill 1578 , is focused on carbon, the most prominent greenhouse gas behind climate change . David Ige signed two bills yesterday (June 6) to enforce parts of the Paris A...

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Trump takes jab at Democrats after special election loss

Trump takes jab at Democrats after special election loss

As the president sent out tweet , his son Donald Trump Jr . chose to do the same on June 21. When Handel joins the House as the first Republican woman to be elected to Congress from Georgia ,...

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Queen?s Speech for 2018 cancelled to deal with Brexit

Queen?s Speech for 2018 cancelled to deal with Brexit

It was moved from Monday to Wednesday as Mrs May sought to strike a deal with Northern Irish party the DUP. In an apparent sign of recognition that she must seek a broad consensus for any Brexit d...

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Pinarayi Vijayan : Ram Nath Kovind's candidature will be fought politically

The CPI (M) had propped Captain Lakshmi Sehgal against Kalam in a highly one-sided contest. Agarwal, however, pointed out that the larger opposition unity will remain unaffected even if the parties do...

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Rajiv Gauba to be new Home Secretary

Rajiv Gauba to be new Home Secretary

The 1982-cadre IAS officer will succeed Rajiv Mehrishi , whose tenure ends on August 30. Gauba has earlier served as the additional secretary in the home ministry in 2014 and was in charge of the...

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Anger over Warmbier death grows amid calls for travel ban

In a separate note from Seoul's Blue House, Mr Moon was quoted saying: "It is very deplorable that North Korea does not respect human rights". President Moon Jae-in talks to CBS This Morning at Ch...

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