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Trump uses Israel visit to champion 'ultimate deal' for peace

Trump uses Israel visit to champion 'ultimate deal' for peace

In what was seen by analysts as a gesture of diplomatic courtesy, Abbas highlighted the role of Trump as the impeller of talks between Palestinians and Israelis. "So, we are telling you right now, t...

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South Korea fires warning shots after North Korea launches unidentified projectile

South Korea's largest news organization Yonhap reported that shots were fired at a local time around 4 pm when the device flew near South Korea's Eastern Gangwon province. The UNSC on Monday strongly ...

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Bag of Moon Dust That NASA Lost Could Fetch $4M

In the end, it turned out the culprit behind the missing items was the man who had put the Kansas space museum on the map in the first place, museum curator Max Ary, according to court records. Ca...

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Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Korean officials meet in attempt to repair ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping told a South Korean envoy on Friday he was willing to put relations back on a "normal track" amid tensions over a United States anti-missile system deployed on the Korean ...

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Texas Senate approves 'religious refusal' adoption measure

The Texas Senate Sunday night approved a bill that would both simplify the formulas for funding public schools and allow parents of kids with disabilities to take state money to leave the public sys...

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General election 2017: Len McCluskey 'can't see Labour winning'

General election 2017: Len McCluskey 'can't see Labour winning'

There was confusion over whether Labour's manifesto was committing the party to ending the freeze on benefits. She told BBC Radio Scotland: "I hope he is wrong, I want to see a Labour government acr...

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Parents overdose with 3-month-old baby strapped in vehicle seat

Parents overdose with 3-month-old baby strapped in vehicle seat

The stepgrandfather called police, who responded to the child's home. The girl was found by police sitting alone in a vehicle seat at the Middletown address. Two officers showed up and went to the b...

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Democratic Republic of Congo: Three additional Ebola cases reported

Democratic Republic of Congo: Three additional Ebola cases reported

The infection was confirmed in the DRC's northeast province of Bas-Uele, about 1600kms (994 miles) from the Rwandan border. According to the deputy governor, authorities also issued an order, bannin...

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Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President warns South Africa risks becoming 'mafia state'

Cyril Ramaphosa Deputy President warns South Africa risks becoming 'mafia state'

South African President Jacob Zuma addresses a prayer service held in Durban, South Africa, May 14, 2017. But COSATU said on Tuesday it remains very much committed to the alliance "but we want an ...

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US sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions cheating

US sues Fiat Chrysler over diesel emissions cheating

It also alleges that the automaker equipped late-year Grand Cherokees and Dodge Ram 1500s with at least eight software-based features that curtail the vehicles' emission control systems. Federal o...

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California's Single-Payer Healthcare Would Cost $400 Billion

California's Single-Payer Healthcare Would Cost $400 Billion

One tiny, insignificant detail: there's no way the state can afford this. States that are growing quickly and those that aren't. It's a very generous proposal, as now conceived. That's not necessari...

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World Health Organization spends more on travel than on fighting AIDS

World Health Organization spends more on travel than on fighting AIDS

WHO intimated that the host country may have covered the hotel bill, which brings little comfort since Guinea's health budget was depleted by the Ebola outbreak. It added that travel costs were re...

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Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

Union boss Len McCluskey: Labour can't win the election

Jeremy Corbyn and his team will take comfort in the poll, which suggests that the Labour vote is solidifying as the campaign advances. "If you are earning at the very top end I think it is reasonab...

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Teen's Death From Caffeine Overdose Reveals the Dangers of Energy Drinks

Teen's Death From Caffeine Overdose Reveals the Dangers of Energy Drinks

The death of a SC teenager, who a coroner said died of a caffeine overdose, is prompting concern across the country. According to NBC , Cripe had no prior heart conditions which would have caused...

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Race for UN health agency chief down to 2 candidates

David Nabarro , a United Nations veteran who has led past responses to pandemic flu and Ebola and Ethiopia's Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus , a former health minister. Ghebreyesus will succeed Dr. Ma...

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World leaders condemn Manchester attack

Authorities believe they know the identity of the assailant, she added, "but at this stage of their investigations, we can not confirm his name". Mrs May condemned the "cowardice" of the attacker an...

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Trump pushes for Mideast peace, but avoids thorny details

The parts of the speech offering a robust defence of Israel drew loud applause, which seemed to energise Trump on the second leg of his first foreign trip since taking office. He also extended his...

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Manchester police arrest suspect connected to Ariana Grande concert bombing

Greater Manchester Police said they arrested a 23-year-old man suspected of links to the attack , while a second man was detained at the city's Arndale shopping centre but was "not now believed ...

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Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

Human rights watchdog condemns Thailand hospital bomb

Police did not directly link the blast to the anniversary, but the timing and the site of the attack were striking. According to Deputy Defence Minister Gen Udomdej Sitabutr, the National Council fo...

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DRC confirms 2 new cases of Ebola

He has also sought the support of the World Health Organization to strengthen the response to this epidemic. World Health Organization is working with the government to coordinate a response. "So, t...

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Bystander leads 50 teens to safety in aftermath of Manchester Arena bombing

Bystander leads 50 teens to safety in aftermath of Manchester Arena bombing

Paula has since left the children and has asked that people ring the appropriate authorities. IBTimes UK is awaiting a statement from Greater Manchester Police. The Holiday Inn Express Manchest...

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Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump's budget

Food stamps, Medicaid on chopping block in Trump's budget

Comey had been leading a probe of alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 USA election. Trump , now traveling in the Middle East and Europe on his first foreign trip since assuming office in January, wi...

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Texas to pass bill banning transgender students from choosing bathrooms

Texas to pass bill banning transgender students from choosing bathrooms

Late Sunday night proponents used an amendment to tack bathroom limits onto a separate, unrelated bill covering school emergency operation plans for natural disasters. Supporters of the bill state tha...

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Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

Texas advances school transgender bathroom law

House Speaker Joe Straus had called Patrick's threat "regrettable". "It could be because you are transgender or you are shy". The conservative and moderate wings of the Texas GOP have spent mo...

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Trump says Palestinian and Israeli leaders ready to "reach for peace"

Trump's promotion of the charade of a US-brokered Israeli-Palestinian "peace" was a decidedly secondary element of his trip. Abbas said he was keen to "keep the door open to dialogue with our Israel...

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Even One Drink a Day Can Up Breast Cancer Risk

Even One Drink a Day Can Up Breast Cancer Risk

Alcohol consumption, even just one drink a day, is associated with a greater risk of getting breast cancer by up to 9 percent - while vigorous exercise is linked with the reverse effect, accordin...

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Lib Dems pledge pension tax relief review; commit to triple lock

Lib Dem support nationally has collapsed since the 2010 election when the party won 23 per cent of the vote, propelling it into a coalition government with former Conservative prime minister David ...

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Israeli security cabinet approves economic relief measures for Palestinians

The White House map is accurate, and that's the problem from Shaked's perspective , as she was expecting the White House map to recognize all of the occupied territories, every scrap of the West B...

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Trump aims for big cuts in healthcare, anti-poverty programmes

Trump's plan, drawn up by White House budget director Mick Mulvaney , lands as Trump's GOP allies in Congress are grappling with repealing and replacing former President Barack Obama's health care la...

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Turkey summons United States ambassador over Washington brawl

The action appeared to be in retaliation to calls in the USA for strong action against the Turkish security officers who were seen hitting and kicking protesters outside the Turkish ambassador's resi...

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Trump in Saudi Arabia speech

Trump in Saudi Arabia speech

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu frequently boasts of his behind-the-scenes cooperation with moderate Sunni countries that are believed to include Saudi Arabia and other Gulf states. ...

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Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines

Fruit juice for infants is now a strict no-no, say new guidelines

The pediatrics academy has in recent years advised against giving fruit juice to children younger than 6 months old, but the new guidelines expand that to children younger than 1. Human milk or ...

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US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

US forces kill seven Al-Qaeda militants in Yemen raid: Pentagon

Since 2015, Yemen has been locked in a devastating civil war between Iran-supported Huthi rebels and government forces backed by a Saudi-led military coalition. The group boasts one of the world's mos...

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Ford ousts CEO as auto industry faces transformation

Ford ousts CEO as auto industry faces transformation

Hackett said he asked Bill Ford to oversee government relations and communications. His replacement, along with executive chairman Bill Ford , will focus on three priorities: Sharpening operation...

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Manchester bombing an 'evil act' targeting children, Andy Burnham says

He also confirmed that he had liaised with West Midlands Police regarding security in the city and wider region. It is hard to believe what has happened here in the last few hours and to put into wo...

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