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McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

McCain Has a Suggestion for Americans Wanting to Travel to North Korea

Trump has hardened his rhetoric against North Korea following the death of Otto Warmbier , a University of Virginia student who died on Monday in the U.S. In March that year, he was sentenced to 15 y...

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Trump scolds Qatar as Tillerson seeks to ease crisis

Trump scolds Qatar as Tillerson seeks to ease crisis

Qatar received no notice from the other Arab countries before ties were cut, he said, calling it "a surprise and a shock to us, this act of aggression". President Donald Trump spoke to Qatar's emir on...

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Two US soldiers killed in attack by Afghan soldier

The White House has been briefed on the incident, according to media reports . The gunman was killed by American troops, according to a security official in the province. The police were killed in ...

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Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

Australia to resume airstrikes against IS targets soon

That incident followed two others involving U.S. fire against pro-regime forces on the ground as they came close to the garrison. A USA military official told AFP that an F-15 Strike Eagle jet des...

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Senate GOP Releases Secretly Negotiated Bill to Dismantle Obama Health Care Law

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell , R-Ky., joined by, from left, Sen. The measure represents his attempt to satisfy GOP moderates and conservatives who've complained about the measure. After the...

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Saudi stock market up after new heir named

Saudi stock market up after new heir named

Meanwhile, Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, tweeted: "I congratulate Prince Mohammed bin Salman on winning the confidence of ...

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UAE joins Arab leaders in congratulating Saudi's new crown prince

Riyadh welcomed Trump's more aggressive attitude towards its rival Iran , which Saudi Arabia accuses of interference throughout the region. "It was quite noticeable", Baklanov said, adding that the...

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Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

Congress hears sinister tale of Russia election meddling

Russian hackers targeted election systems in 21 U.S. states during last year's campaign, said a USA official. Jeanatte Manfra , the acting deputy undersecretary of cybersecurity at the Departm...

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Flint officials holding press conference after airport stabbing

Flint officials holding press conference after airport stabbing

USA officials identified the suspected assailant, who is in custody and cooperating with investigators, as a 49-year-old Canadian resident from Quebec named Amor Ftouhi . Fthoui's landlord Luciano Pi...

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Boeing signs commitment with unidentified customer for 125 737 MAX 8 aircraft

Boeing signs commitment with unidentified customer for 125 737 MAX 8 aircraft

As Airbus was unveiling its numbers, Boeing topped up its tally by announcing a firm order for 125 737 MAX 8 airplanes with an undisclosed customer and another deal with AerCap to convert 15 of ...

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Coalition Forces Shoot Down Iran-Made Drone In Syria

Coalition Forces Shoot Down Iran-Made Drone In Syria

F/A-18E Super Hornet . The Russian military department also ceased to cooperate with the U.S. in the framework of the memorandum on the prevention of incidents in the sky over Syria. The U.S. militar...

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Current, former US officials detail Russian cyberattacks

Also in January, the Department of Homeland Security moved to designate USA voting systems " critical infrastructure ", putting them on the same level as things like dams or bridges, or the electric...

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ISIL destroys historic mosque in Mosul: Iraqi army

The destruction of the mosque came as Iraqi counterterrorism forces approached within 50 meters of the structure, in a final push of an eight-month campaign to reclaim the last major urban territory c...

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Donald Trump says China tried but failed to help on North Korea

North Korea said they released Warmbier last week on "humanitarian grounds". "North Korea remains prepared to conduct a sixth nuclear test at any time when there is an order from leadership but ther...

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Iran-made drone downed in Syria

Iran-made drone downed in Syria

The drone was armed and was allegedly prepared to make an attack on US forces. The armed Shahed-129 drone was destroyed by a U.S. F-15 fighter jet around 12:30 a.m. The US shot down another Iranian...

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Blumenthal To Hold Second 'Emergency Hearing' On Health Care

Blumenthal To Hold Second 'Emergency Hearing' On Health Care

The bill also would continue for at least two years to offer reimbursements to health insurance companies for subsidies that reduce out-of-pocket costs for low income customers of Obamacare plans....

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By keeping U.S. focus on IS, Trump risks wider Syria war

By keeping U.S. focus on IS, Trump risks wider Syria war

A U.S. F-15E Strike Eagle shot down the Shaheed-129 UAV at approximately 12:30 a.m. Handel, 55, will become the first Republican woman to represent Georgia in the U.S. The Syrian Armed Forces said ...

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Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

Tropical Storm Cindy comes ashore in southwest Louisiana

With up to 15-inches of rain predicted for some spots the National Hurricane Center has issued a warning of potentially life-threatening flash floods. Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of ro...

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GOP senators voice concerns on eve of health care bill unveiling

GOP senators voice concerns on eve of health care bill unveiling

At the White House, spokesman Sean Spicer said Trump "clearly wants a bill that has heart". Yet, on health care, Binder writes, "Senate Republicans went straight to closed-door negotiations among th...

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New York State Senate Passes PTSD Bill

But Cusack said the thorniest point of contention between the chambers may be who has the power to ban pot shops in each city or town: voters or their elected officials. There are no marijuana Breat...

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PSG star Angel di Maria settles Spanish tax case, pays fine

Basel's Taulant Xhaka, left, challenges for the ball with PSG's Angel Di Maria during the Champions League group A soccer match between Paris Saint Germain and Basel at the Parc des Princes stad...

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Senate unveils secret health care bill, cuts to Medicaid included in proposal

Senate unveils secret health care bill, cuts to Medicaid included in proposal

The Senate proposal cuts off Medicaid expansion more gradually than the House bill, but would enact deeper long-term cuts to the health-care program for low-income Americans. McConnell's ability...

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United Nations refugee report warns South Sudan could be next Syria

The number of displaced people rose by 300,000 in 2015 to 65.6 million at the end of December. A new report has found that more people than ever before have become refugees or are internally di...

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Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May

Russian Diplomat: Probable that IS leader killed in May

Russia's Deputy Foreign Minister confirmed on Thursday that the country believed it killed the self-proclaimed caliph of the Islamic State (IS) terror group in a May air strike. There have been a num...

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US airport stabbing investigated as terror; Canadian charged

Neville in the neck", Gelios said . — Soon after: Neville, despite his wounds, subdues Ftouhi with help from other officers, and Ftouhi is taken into custody. Michigan State Police said the office...

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RJD attacks JD (U) for support to BJP candidate for President

But has such a masterstroke of Narendra Modi and Amit Shah divided opposition unity? Though Nitish has remained tight-lipped, the announcement to support Kovind came from his party colleague...

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US Jet Shoots Down Syrian Pro-Regime Drone

US Jet Shoots Down Syrian Pro-Regime Drone

The U.S. military says it has shot down an armed, Iranian-made drone that was bearing down on its forces near a garrison in Syria's southeast. A similar drone was shot down in the same location af...

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China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

China's dog meat festival opens despite ban rumours

Yulin Dog Meat festival is an annual fest that is celebrated for more than a week, starting from June 22 and ending on June 30. Campaigners say Yulin dog traders have tried to bill the festival...

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London pre-open: Stocks seen touch higher as oil prices steady

United Kingdom shares retreated on Thursday as Brent crude futures slipped below $45 a barrel despite comments from Iranian oil minister Bijan Zanganeh that OPEC countries were mulling over the possib...

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1 dead as Cindy spins severe weather along Gulf coast

Tropical Storm Cindy made landfall early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana, while heavy rain from the storm continued to cause flooding concerns in Alabama. The Atlantic hurricane season runs from J...

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US, China agree companies shouldn't do business with blacklisted NK entities

There are lots of reasons why the Europeans wouldn't want to go that route, not the least of which is that a secret-stealing, export-promoting, rule-of-law-despising China isn't the greatest partner f...

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Student imprisoned in North Korea in "a state of unresponsive wakefulness"

The University of Virginia student's parents were told he has been in a coma for about a year, and that he had contracted botulism , which causes paralysis. The father of an American college stud...

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Puerto Ricans parade in New York, back statehood

The referendum was on the 100th anniversary of Puerto Ricans gaining US citizenship, though they can't vote for president and their lone congressional representative has limited power, and it coi...

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Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

Australia says to resume air strikes in Syria after Russia threat

On several occasions in recent weeks, warplanes of the USA -led coalition have also struck pro-government forces to prevent them advancing from the Al Tanf garrison in southeastern Syria at a spot...

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UK: Duke of Edinburgh hospitalised for infection

The Queen was accompanied to the state opening of parliament by the Prince of Wales, who is taking his father's place. The Duke of Edinburgh has said he is "disappointed" after being taken to hosp...

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