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Wife of American detained in North Korea pleads for his release

Kim Hak-song, an ethnic Korean, born in Jilin, China, and educated at a university in California, was detained Saturday on suspicion of "hostile acts" against the regime, state media reported. In the ...

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Jeremy Corbyn refuses to process Tony Blair's 'blank cheque'

Jeremy Corbyn refuses to process Tony Blair's 'blank cheque'

Starmer accused May's government of "taking option after option off the table" before talks even start. The UK could give up the right to do post-Brexit worldwide trade deals if it gets a good agree...

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Appeals court hears arguments on Trump's revised travel ban

While Supreme Court vacancies capture national attention, a president can leave a lasting legacy by getting like-minded justices confirmed to USA district, circuit and other courts across the country....

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Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

Afghan air force pounds area after death of IS commander

He was the second leader of ISIS in Afghanistan to be killed in the last nine months according to General John Nicholson, the commander of USA forces in the country. Afghan and USA officials said Ha...

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Police operation underway at Paris' Gare du Nord station

Police operation underway at Paris' Gare du Nord station

Dave James Phillips, a 39-year-old British technology consultant, said he was getting off the last train in from London when he saw officers flooding the station. Police vehicles were described as "dr...

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US House narrowly backs new Republican healthcare bill

Though Ryan defended the House plan, he acknowledged that the Senate version is likely to differ significantly. This allowed House Speaker Paul Ryan and others to frame it as a humane, less expensiv...

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Erdogan slams treatment of Palestinians; Israel issues angry response

Speaking of Israel, the Turkish leader was quoted as saying in the Istanbul-based Daily Sabah newspaper, "They feel they are immune to any punishment for their crimes, but the global community nee...

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Palestinian Leaders Must "Speak in a Unified Voice Against Incitement"

President Donald Trump waves goodbye after walking Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas to his vehicle following a visit to the White House in Washington , May 3, 2017. "Over the course of my lifetime,...

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U.S. puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports, retroactive for 90 days

U.S. puts 20% duty on BC lumber exports, retroactive for 90 days

President Donald Trump announced his decision on the new tariff during a meeting of conservative media outlets on Monday night in the White House. The step escalates an economic battle among neighbo...

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More Chibok schoolgirls to regain freedom soon: Nigerian minister

More Chibok schoolgirls to regain freedom soon: Nigerian minister

The capture and detention of these girls by the Boko Haram terrorists in the last three years had brought extreme pain and suffering not only to their families but to the people of this Country and me...

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Never considered Pakistan claim on Valley final: China

Never considered Pakistan claim on Valley final: China

According to the daily, China has no regional or military hegemonistic designs and only advocates peaceful development. This will also provide an overland route for China to connect to the India Ocean...

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Asean gives Beijing a pass on S. China Sea dispute

China had wanted ASEAN to remove a reference to "respect for legal and diplomatic processes", and it was taken out of the South China Sea section of the latest draft of the chairman's statement seen...

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Jared Kushner's Family Banned Journalists While Pitching 'Golden Visas' For Chinese Investors

As the Post noted, she encouraged investors to apply for USA residency through the EB-5 visa program-a controversial initiative that was renewed the day before in federal spending legislation signed...

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Macron marches to French presidency

In his message, Xi said France was the first major Western country to have established diplomatic ties with the People's Republic of China. The good news is that Mr Macron and Ms Merkel are likely t...

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Sally Yates: Lawsuit seeks former acting attorney general's emails

White House officials have said publicly that Yates merely wanted to give them a "heads-up" about Flynn's Russian contacts, but Yates is likely to testify that she expressed alarm to the White Ho...

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Trump son-in-law family apologizes for China name drop

Trump son-in-law family apologizes for China name drop

Nicole Kushner Meyer , Jared's sister, mentioned her brother's new role in the administration during a pitch for her family's property in New Jersey. Recent business activities from Jared Kushner's...

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Afghan soldiers killed in border firing: Pakistani official

Afghan soldiers killed in border firing: Pakistani official

Hundreds of trucks and other vehicles carrying Afghan transit trade goods and North Atlantic Treaty Organisation supplies were stuck on both sides of the border as the crossing points at the Friendshi...

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UK Conservatives extend lead in ORB poll ahead of national election

Her party is also preparing to launch its flagship health policies over the weekend, with the health secretary, Jeremy Hunt, scheduled to appear on television on Sunday. The results of last week's c...

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FBI's Comey defends Clinton email decision, but feels 'nauseous'

Comey said that to his mind, "it crosses a line when it moves from being about trying to educate a public and instead just becomes about intelligence porn, frankly, just pushing out information about ...

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Sally Yates to offer first public account of Flynn's Russia contacts

The president says former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates, one of the officials who testified Monday, " said nothing but old news!" The White House instructed administration lawyers not to le...

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