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Pentagon Reassures Turkey On Equipping Kurdish Elements In Syria

Pentagon Reassures Turkey On Equipping Kurdish Elements In Syria

Mattis said he had open and useful discussions with Turkish officials Tuesday, and said the two countries are working out differences over Americas continuing support for Syria Kurds as the fight ag...

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Moon Jae-in claims victory in South Korea presidential election

Speaking at his swearing in ceremony, Moon promised to "resolve the security crisis as soon as possible". "I will humbly accept the choice of the people", Ahn said. Hong, an outspoken former provinc...

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Liberal Moon Jae-in wins South Korean presidential election

Liberal Moon Jae-in wins South Korean presidential election

The national security implications of Moon's victory, for both South Korea and the United States , could be profound. Moon told reporters after casting his ballot he had "given the campaign his...

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KelownaNow calls election for Clark

Green voters are just as likely as other voters to say they will vote (74% rate 10 on a 10 point scale vs. 71% Liberals , 73% NDP ), but they are less likely to say their mind is made up (55% 9-10 ...

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Donald Trump to Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey: 'You're fired'

But on Tuesday, Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein said he "cannot defend the Director's handling of the conclusion of the investigation of Secretary Clinton's emails , and I do not understand ...

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Merkel's party says it won't partner with SPD after state victory

Merkel's party says it won't partner with SPD after state victory

Such a "Jamaica coalition" - a reference to the black, yellow and green colors of the Jamaican national flag - is already under discussion in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein after Merkel's Ch...

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Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

Syrian Kurdish official praises US decision to provide arms

The YPG, however, is not classed as a terror group by the U.S. or the European Union and has been backed by Washington in its ongoing advance against the Islamic State terror group in Syria's Raqqa ...

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Central Intelligence Agency 'hatches vicious plot' to assassinate Kim Jong-un: North Korea

Central Intelligence Agency 'hatches vicious plot' to assassinate Kim Jong-un: North Korea

The accusation alleged that the United States and South Korea had plotted to murder "supreme leader" Kim Jong Un and others among the North Korean leadership with a bio-chemical weapon. North Korea ha...

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Ryan: Claims House rushed to replace Obamacare a 'bogus attack'

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, a moderate Republican whose vote will be critical in getting a bill to Trump's desk, voiced concerns about potential higher costs for older people and those with...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were reportedly 'in tears' after James Comey was sacked

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were reportedly 'in tears' after James Comey was sacked

Many have equated President Donald Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey to former President Richard Nixon's actions during the Watergate scandal. "You don't fire the FBI Director becaus...

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Trump vows to revive stalled Israel-Palestine peace process

In their first face-to-face meeting, Mr Trump pressed Palestinian leaders to "speak in a unified voice against incitement" to violence against Israelis but he stopped short of explicitly recommitting ...

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Moon Jae-in wins South Korea presidential election

South Korea's election of a new president favoring a more conciliatory approach toward North Korea could add volatility to relations with Washington, given his questioning of deployment of a US anti-m...

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Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

Hamas elects Haniya as new chief of Islamic movement

On Monday, it unveiled a new policy document easing its stance on Israel after having long called for its destruction. Hamas has frequently highlighted his modest background as a counterpoint to off...

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Trump begins effort to pack courts with conservatives

The two from the list are Justice Joan Larsen, a former Scalia clerk who now sits on the Michigan Supreme Court , and Justice Davis Stras , a former Thomas clerk who now sits on the Minnesota Sup...

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President Trump Gets First Victory With House Republicans Voting to Repeal Obamacare

Republican Sen. Susan Collins of ME, however, says she's not so certain the House plan would protect people from higher costs. "I struggle to sleep", Hill said. I think this is where the bill does ...

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SC experts say GOP health care bill likely to affect you

If they do, they're offering to help them "improve the health care system for all Americans". Trump tweeted from his private golf course in central New Jersey, where he has stayed since late Thursda...

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New leader, same old Hamas, with Gazans now firmly in control

The peak of his power came after Hamas violently took over the Gaza Strip, which gave him the status of de facto ruler by the virtue of him heading the Hamas government in the coastal strip. This ch...

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Merkel party leads in warm-up for national vote

Merkel party leads in warm-up for national vote

But if the AfD or the far-left party Die Linke enter the legislatures, this could make for an upset in larger players' coalition calculus. The FDP and Greens both stood at 7 per cent each in the For...

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Le Pen and Macron hold rallies amid nationwide May Day marches

France's far-right presidential hopeful Marine Le Pen faced accusations of plagiarism today after delivering a speech that was remarkably similar to an earlier address by one of her defeated rivals. "...

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Key moments that led up to FBI Director Comey's firing

Conway: The first thing is the FBI's reputation and credibility, it's right in the first paragraph. Comey's firing was the latest and most significant White House-driven distraction from the Russia...

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