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Jihadists give up Syrian dam in deal to spare their lives

The decision is meant to accelerate the Raqqa operation but undermines the Turkish government's view that the Syrian Kurdish YPG as an extension of the PKK. "And we support Turkey in its fight against...

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White House Takes Flak for Letting Russian State Media Into Oval Office

The Russian Embassy followed on Twitter with a photo of Trump smiling as he shook hands with Sergey Kislyak, Russia's ambassador in Washington. Critics allege the decision had more to do with the in...

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Coetzee - It Doesn't Matter Who Boks Draw At RWC

New Zealand beat South Africa 20-18 at the semi-final stage of the last World Cup in England , before going on to retain the Webb Ellis Cup with a win over Australia. They said: "You've got to plan...

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Russian Fighter Jet Comes Within 20 Feet of US Navy Plane

Russian Fighter Jet Comes Within 20 Feet of US Navy Plane

The statement said the U.S. reconnaissance aircraft changed its route after approaching Russia's Su-30 over the Black Sea, and the Russian fighter returned to its home base. Kunze said that distance i...

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Chinese president and new South Korean leader talk nuclear

Xi told Moon that China has always upheld the denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and that the nuclear issue should be resolved through talks, which are in everyone's interests, according to the ...

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Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russian Federation photos

Trump retaliates on Twitter over Russian Federation photos

The State Department did post photos of Lavrov's meeting with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, but that was open to the press. The photographer - who on Wednesday stood feet from Trump as he talked...

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Trump's first 100 days: A president's very public education

Trump signed the order on the 100th day of his presidency at a Pennsylvania company that makes shovels. The 30-second spot, titled "First 100 Days", begins with a clip of the president being sworn i...

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When the Russian foreign minister jokes about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's firing

When the Russian foreign minister jokes about former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Comey's firing

Donald Trump's White House takeover has not brought the former Cold War adversaries closer to seeing eye to eye - and in early April the U.S. even launched direct military action against the Syrian re...

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Probe into deadly fall at Penn State frat to be released

Probe into deadly fall at Penn State frat to be released

Jim Piazza choked back tears Friday as he described the loss of his son. Back in February, a PSU fraternity that claimed to be alcohol free, held a party created to intoxicate its newest pledges. ...

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White House furious after Russian media posted Oval Office photos

When asked whether it was a sound decision to allow the Russian photographer into the Oval Office, former deputy Central Intelligence Agency director David S Cohen replied: "No, it was not". Kislyak's...

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Trump Defends Delay Firing Flynn

She did say she had agreed to make Justice Department evidence against Flynn available to McGahn, who had requested it, but did not know if the White House ever reviewed it. Instead, Flynn remained in...

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Labour Manifesto Leak Reveals Plan to Nationalize UK Railways

He said it would "ensure that we have a government in Britain on 8 June that will work for the many, not the few and give everyone in our society a decent opportunity". The Financial Times says the po...

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Trump asks Russia to rein in Syria's Assad, Iran

He met with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the White House early Wednesday, ahead of his visit to the Oval Office. The day after firing the director of the FBI, Donald Trump surprised reporte...

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Mormon church pulls most teenagers out of Boy Scout troops

Mormon church pulls most teenagers out of Boy Scout troops

Mormon Church troops ages 14 to 18 now number 130,000 boys in a teen program called Varsity and Venturing , the Los Angeles Times reported . Who can lead a Scout troop has been a more controversia...

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North Korea claims Central Intelligence Agency plotted to kill Kim Jong

North Korea on Friday accused the usa and South Korean spy agencies of an unsuccessful assassination attempt on leader Kim Jong Un involving biochemical weapons. Pyongyang presented extensive detail...

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What was the motivation for leaking Labour's manifesto?

What was the motivation for leaking Labour's manifesto?

The 43-page document, which sets out plans to nationalise key industries and reverse years of austerity, was denounced by Tories as a recipe for taxes and borrowing which would put the United Kingdom ...

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Moon and China's Xi agree to improve ties, denuclearize N. Korea

Regarding THAAD, President Moon reportedly asked Xi to consider easing the restrictions China has placed on South Korean companies in the country. Mr Moon has advocated dialogue with the North as well...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation will no longer inform White House on Russian Federation probe

Several Republican senators are questioning the timing of President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. "The FBI has been in turmoil". He said that he spoke to Comey once over dinner ...

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China's Silk Road forum latest effort to boost Xi's stature

The Prime Minister's Office said in a statement that the premier leaves for China later Friday at the invitation of the President Xi Jinping to attend the event which is part of "Silk Road Economic Be...

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French President-elect Macron's team says open to talks with conservatives

French President-elect Macron's team says open to talks with conservatives

Valls "didn't meet the criteria" of Macron's desire to renew French politics, said Ferrand, saying that the ex-Socialist prime minister had already served three terms in parliament. In her village o...

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