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Exit polls in South Korea forecast win for liberal Moon

The hasty election comes after Park Geun-hye, the country's first female president, was impeached in a corruption scandal that allegedly connected her to business giants Samsung and the Lotte Group. M...

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5 things to know about French president-elect Emmanuel Macron

US President Donald Trump, who had earlier praised Le Pen, congratulated Macron for the "big win" and said he looked forward to working with him. But he is inexperienced, has no political party and mu...

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Erdogan says Syria's Raqqa will 'turn into a graveyard' for Islamic State

The relocation of Turkish troops to the area came a day after US troops were seen patrolling the tense border in Syria. Turkey's bombardment of YPG positions complicates the US -backed fight against...

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Okefenokee wildfire spreads, forces evacuations in Georgia

Stimulated by dry weather, the fire has scorched roughly 134,000 acres since it broke out last month following a lightning strike in the Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge . County Administrator Sha...

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Explosion at Mexico fireworks depot kills at least 12

Explosion at Mexico fireworks depot kills at least 12

Mexican officials say 14 people have been killed after a store of fireworks exploded in a village in Puebla state. "A group of people lived in the warehouse where the pyrotechnic material was stored...

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Highlights of the latest hearing on Russian election meddling

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, a former Republican presidential candidate, briefly veered away from Flynn, Russia and the Trump administration and into Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton's use...

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Trump's First Foreign Trip To Include Saudi Arabia And Israel

The trip is meant to show that Trump's "America First" motto is "fully compatible with American leadership in the world", another official said. He's spent most of his time away from the White Hou...

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Le Pen's niece says will not seek re-election as French MP

Le Pen's niece says will not seek re-election as French MP

After Austria and the Netherlands, the defeat of France's Marine Le Pen in a presidential run-off is a new blow for the European far-right, but its march to power is far from over, analysts say. She's...

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Kulbhushan Jadav's death sentence stayed

Kulbhushan Jadav's death sentence stayed

Pakistan claimed that Mr Jadhav was arrested from the restive Balochistan province past year on March 3. "I have spoken to the mother of Kulbhushan Jadhav and told her about the order of President, ...

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Syria fighting eases as Russian deal comes into effect

Syria has been gripped by civil war since March 2011 with various terrorist groups controlling parts of it. But analysts say there is much yet to be negotiated on Syria and remaining differences bet...

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Kushner Family 'Invest $500K and Immigrate to the U.S.'

While both deny that they are personally benefitting from their ties to the president, The New York Times reports that Kushner's sister told Chinese investors at a hotel conference in Beijing ...

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A 'war of regime choices': S. Koreans vote for new president

Moon , who is seen as a "clean" candidate, ran against Park in 2012 but narrowly lost. Many conservatives worry he will revert to a former liberal governments' policy of promoting economic ties with...

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Erdogan threatens more strikes against US-backed Kurdish forces in Syria

Turkey carried out several air strikes in Syria and Iraq against Kurdish separatists and their allies on Wednesday, drawing the wrath of USA officials who accused Ankara of poor coordination. The prob...

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Phoenix man arrested for series of shootings that left several dead

Phoenix man arrested for series of shootings that left several dead

The 2015 victim was a 61-year-old man who had dated the suspect's mother, Phoenix Police Chief Jeri Williams said. The Serial Street Shooter has been linked nine murders and 12 shootings. Romero, ...

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North Korea fires ballistic missile after US push for new sanctions

North Korea fires ballistic missile after US push for new sanctions

USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson listens to speakers during a Security Council regarding the situation in North Korea at the United Nations (UN) in New York City, NY, U.S. The launch ratchets up...

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UN concerned by prison sentence for Jakarta gov

As judges at the Jakarta court started recapping the evidence presented in the trial ahead of the verdict, hundreds of demonstrators wearing white Muslim skullcaps protested against Purnama outside ...

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Detention of U.S. citizen by North Korea 'concerning': White House

Detention of U.S. citizen by North Korea 'concerning': White House

NY [U.S.], May 8: Another US citizen has been detained in North Korea for suspected hostile acts against Pyongyang and investigations is being carried out by a relevant authority. In Washington, the S...

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Some 40 People Injured in Protests in Caracas Prompted by Maduro's Initiative

While it is yet to be seen who will sit on the constituent assembly, opponents of the government argue that if the convocation decree signed by Maduro on Monday is brought into effect, Maduro will see...

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Trump's second travel ban is back in court

During Monday's hearing Wall, the acting solicitor general, told the court that the broader ruling in Hawaii had prevented the state department and the homeland security department from conducting f...

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Bernie Sanders Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Health Care Confession

Bernie Sanders Can't Stop Laughing At Trump's Health Care Confession

Or put another way, he wanted something that looks like Australia's system, which Trump publicly praised last night as superior to the American model. "[Trump] was simply being complimentary of th...

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