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Netanyahu slams 'absurd' United Nations vote on Jerusalem

On Tuesday, UNESCO's executive committee passed a resolution on Israel which qualified country's excavations, tunneling, works and projects in East Jerusalem "illegal under global law". "We celebrat...

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Donald Trump lampooned for Australian healthcare praise

President Donald Trump has praised Australia's single-payer health care system, describing it as superior to the USA model. If fully enacted - something far from guaranteed given the Senate's sk...

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Former UConn Athlete, Navy SEAL Killed During Military Operation In Somalia

A Somali soldier patrols next to the burnt-out wreckage of a auto that was used by suspected al-Shabab fighters on April 16, 2017. Publicly, this support includes aerial surveillance and drone strikes...

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Pakistan killed 2 Afghan soldiers, not 50, says envoy

Pakistan killed 2 Afghan soldiers, not 50, says envoy

Earlier this week, at least nine people were killed and over 40 others injured as Afghan border forces opened fire on security personnel guarding a census team in Balochistan's Chaman area. In respons...

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Fire set to vehicle in parking lot of synagogue

Fire set to vehicle in parking lot of synagogue

In addition, a garbage can was also found in flames inside the Orthodox Jewish community center prior to the vehicular blaze. Though that fire caused no damage, a investigation of video surveillance...

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Duterte appeals to Trump: Keep restraint over North Korea

Duterte and some ASEAN foreign ministers said the leaders agreed that the United States should tone down its confrontational stance toward North Korea and give China the chance to rein it in. "Duterte...

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Charlton County schools closed Monday due to West Mims fire road closures

Charlton County schools closed Monday due to West Mims fire road closures

The communities are on the edge of Georgia's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge . The wildfire was sparked by lightning April 6 and has since burned nearly entirely within the Okefenokee refuge bo...

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Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victims

Israel stops to honor fallen soldiers and terror victims

Most of the worldwide community considers East Jerusalem to be occupied territory, a view the U.N. Security Council reaffirmed in December. Israel and UNESCO had a similar showdown in October afte...

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French Campaign Revs up with Rallies, May Day Marches

French Campaign Revs up with Rallies, May Day Marches

The vote in the world's fifth largest economy, a key member of the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation defense alliance, will be the first to elect a president who is from neither of the main political...

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Turnbull Buries Age of Austerity With Australia-First Budget

Big banks will pay a $6 billion levy to help budget fix, while a 0.5 percentage point hike in the Medicare levy from 2019 will partly fund the NDIS. In Tuesday's budget it also increased the Medicar...

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N Korea accuses Central Intelligence Agency of plot to assassinate Kim

On Thursday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed House Foreign Affairs Committee Chairman Ed Royce's (R-CA) Korean Interdiction and Modernization of Sanctions Act, a bipartisan bill that streng...

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Texas Joins Call for Convention of States to Reign In Washington

The New York Times reported previous year on studies that showed immigrants are less likely to commit crimes . "I have friends, Hispanics, who talk to me regularly", he said . The settlement resu...

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May Day Protesters Focus on Trump's Anti-Immigrant Policies

The Washington march was primarily organized by Casa in Action, an immigrant and Latino advocacy group in Maryland and Virginia, and a regional affiliate of the Service Employees International Union (...

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Trump's mixed messages on ex-FBI Director Comey

In response, Mr. Comey laughed, saying he thought it was a fairly amusing prank. "And with this egregious political power play, there is now no question that a special prosecutor is needed, becaus...

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Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps

Avalanche kills 3 people in French Alps

Latest from the SFGATE homepage: Click below for the top news from around the Bay Area and beyond. It is unclear if he was on an outing with friends or on duty as a guide. Around midday today an avala...

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Trump fires FBI director James Comey

Trump fires FBI director James Comey

The surprise move comes after Mr Comey acknowledged giving inaccurate information about Hillary Clinton's emails to Congress last week. Comey made the decision in July to go public with his recommen...

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Kentucky Derby 2017: Final results at Churchill Downs (Always Dreaming wins)

The Kentucky Derby will be run on Saturday, and the spectacle surrounding the race has drawn thousands to Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, for 142 years to watch a field of 3-year-old horses c...

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North Korea takes another American hostage

North Korea takes another American hostage

In an interview with NBC News, James Kim said Kim Hak Song is a China-born father aged in his 50s who had spent about a decade living in the U.S. North Korea has detained another American citizen ...

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Afghanistan rejects Pak claims of killing 50 Afghan soldiers

Pakistan claimed Sunday to have killed 50 Afghan border troops, wounded 100 and destroyed five of their posts in sporadic clashes since Friday near a major border crossing. The security officials had ...

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Turkey and USA can turn Raqqa into 'graveyard' for ISIL, says Erdogan

Erdogan's comments come ahead of a meeting with President Donald Trump on May 16 in the United States , their first face-to-face summit since the American leader took office in January. Clashes betwe...

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