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Times of Israel: Iran Missile Strike Missed Target

Israel and Iran are bitter enemies. Israel's military and Israeli defense analysts have mocked Iran's first strike on the Islamic State militant group (ISIS) in Syria , arguing that numerous m...

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White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

The tapes saga began in May, just days after Mr Trump fired Mr Comey , who was then leading an investigation into Trump associates' ties to Russian officials. "By talking about something like...

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Nothing decided over THAAD environmental test: defense ministry

Nothing decided over THAAD environmental test: defense ministry

South Korea has had to pay a significant price for THAAD deployment in the form of domestic unrest and even economic sanctions from China, its largest trading partner. The crowd included residents f...

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Officials say Oklahoma elections not hit by Russian hackers

The Department of Homeland Security , with help from the Federal Bureau of Investigation , had offered to identify the intruders and fix the vulnerabilities in the DNC servers. Russian hackers targe...

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Iraqi PM Abadi postpones visit to Saudi Arabia amid Gulf rift

Col. Roger Cabiness told CNN . Other Gulf countries recently cut ties with Doha, accusing it of destabilising the region through its alleged support of extremist groups and links to Iran . Matti...

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Palestinians 'greatly disappointed' by meeting with USA officials

Press Secretary Sean Spicer said Kushner and Greenblatt will hear from Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas and other senior officials duri...

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Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session

Putin said during the show that both of his daughters live in Moscow and "work in science and education". But low world oil prices and Western sanctions imposed over the conflict in Ukraine have h...

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PM Nawaz felicitates new Saudi Crown Prince

King Salman , 81, had already raised eyebrows in some circles when he skipped more senior members of the large royal family and nominated his son as deputy crown prince and defence minister after th...

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No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack -Israeli police

No evidence of Islamic State link to Jerusalem attack -Israeli police

Malka was part of a group of officers who responded to shots heard in the area of the attack. One Palestinian was reportedly injured by live ammunition, three by rubber bullets and dozens suffered t...

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From Public Protests to Internal Opposition: Will GOP Health Bill Survive?

From Public Protests to Internal Opposition: Will GOP Health Bill Survive?

McConnell wants the bill passed next week, still with no public hearings or opportunities for health care experts or advocates to have a say. Toomey should help fix them instead of taking us backwar...

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Will Contest Prez Poll Based On Ideology: Opposition

After filing the nomination, Kovind stepped out with Modi, Shah, party stalwarts L.K. Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi, and others. Some heads of other political parties which are supporting his can...

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Rajnath reviews security in Darjeeling, more troops sent; situation remains tense

Almost 50 people, mostly police, have been injured in riots and arson attacks that have rattled the picturesque hill station for more than a week and caused thousands of mostly Indian tourists to pa...

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Amit Shah in Mumbai on 3-day visit

Amit Shah in Mumbai on 3-day visit

With the BJP having decided the same day on Bihar governor Ramnath Kovind's candidature for presidential elections, Mr Shah called Uddhav requesting the Sena's support. "Shah sought the Senas supp...

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Balasore gears up for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra

Balasore gears up for Lord Jagannath Rath Yatra

On Saturday evening, the chariots were decked with clothes of their respective colours and veered from the construction site to be placed in front of the temple's main gate facing the Gundicha temple....

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Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

Trump Says China Failed to Help US With North Korea Problems

The United States and China agreed Wednesday that companies of the two countries should not do business with U.N. -blacklisted North Korean entities, U.S. Trump, who frequently denounced China on the ...

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Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

Chastened by an election which left her Conservative Party short of a majority in parliament and reopened debate on the nature of Britain's European Union exit, May also sidelined reform on social c...

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Dean Heller becomes fifth Senate Republican to oppose GOP health care bill

With no Democratic support, Senate Republicans can only afford two votes against the bill - and there are already more than that. And because California is a high-cost state, premiums and deduct...

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Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister

The new taoiseach is set to be Leo Varadkar , Ireland's first openly gay cabinet minister. He was elected by 57 votes. Paying tribute to his predecessor, Enda Kenny , who resigned on Tuesday, ...

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UK police: 6 hurt as vehicle crashes into pedestrians

It happened outside Westgate Sports Centre where an event was taking place to celebrate Eid-el-Fitr, BBC reports. Police say the incident is not believed to be terror-related and they are still ...

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Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo ready to pay 14.7m euros in Spanish tax fraud case

Ronaldo - on duty for Portugal at the Confederations Cup in Russian Federation which ends on July 2 - is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. Do you think...

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May tough on terror in France visit

May tough on terror in France visit

May underscored that Brexit talks would start on schedule - "next week" - while Macron said France wanted talks to start as soon as possible, and be led by the European Commission instead of state b...

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Watters: 'Are the Democrats Sick of Losing Yet?'

As President Donald Trump celebrated Republican victories in two special congressional elections on Wednesday, one man who advised presidents from both parties warned the results "should be a wa...

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Otto Warmbier's father casts doubt on North Korea's reasoning behind son's coma

Otto Warmbier's father casts doubt on North Korea's reasoning behind son's coma

Fred Warmbier said his family doesn't believe North Korea's explanation that Otto fell into a coma after contracting botulism and taking a sleeping pill shortly after his sentencing. "I'm so gl...

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Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering

Perez Blames Democratic Loss in Georgia's Special Election on Gerrymandering

She continued that it's not easy to call for Pelosi's replacement, as she's been a "great speaker" and is a "great leader", but "her time has come and gone". "We're not focusing on the economic m...

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China Tried But Failed To Help On North Korea

China Tried But Failed To Help On North Korea

The death of Warmbier has considerably strained tensions between Washington and Pyongyang, who have always been at loggerheads over North Korea's nuclear missile program and the installation of a co...

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Trump takes a swipe at Obama administration in tweet

Trump takes a swipe at Obama administration in tweet

On Friday, Trump had tweeted, "Just out: The Obama administration knew far in advance of November 8 about election meddling by Russian Federation". At least four direct warnings - president Barac...

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UAE confirms start of Eid

UAE confirms start of Eid

The moon crescent visibility, however, depends on the sighting location and on meteorological conditions. On Sunday, the Armed Forces of the Philippines declared a "humanitarian pause" on offensives...

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Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

Student detained in N Korea is mourned at hometown funeral

A long line of mourners formed in the early hours of the morning for Warmbier's funeral, held at the high school from which he graduated in 2013. Doctors said Warmbier had suffered severe brain dama...

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Mitch McConnell Seeks Votes to Help Push Health Care Bill Through Senate

Over 70 disabled people blocked Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office, voicing strong opposition against Medicaid cuts in the proposed bill. As pointed out by Vox , these include the es...

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Pres. Trump Congratulates Republicans for Special Election Wins

Pres. Trump Congratulates Republicans for Special Election Wins

It's not just Ossoff's loss, as well as the loss in three other special election House races since the election, that has Democrats looking for a leadership change. At that time , Democrats held 23...

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Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care

To get a better sense of what that would mean on a state-by-state basis - and who might be hardest-hit by a rollback - we charted out some of the key aspects of Medicaid and the expansion under the ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo confident for Confederations Cup final

Portugal will play New Zealand in a Confederations Cup , Group A soccer match scheduled for Saturday. Portugal also advanced from Group A after beating last-place New Zealand 4-0 in St. Po...

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Netanyahu warns Iran to not threaten Israel

Military leaders and officials in Iran , a predominantly Shi'ite country, often refer to Sunni Muslim radicals as Takfiris. He pointed out that it was the first time that Iranian missile power show...

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Kushner meets Abbas, Netanyahu in bid to restart talks

Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona, a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling . In an...

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Final Advisory Issued On Cindy! More Rain in the Forecast

Southeastern Louisiana and MS are under a flash flood watch until midnight. The storms stretching for hundreds of miles (kilometers) are expected to push river and lake levels higher in coming days ...

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