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Jakarta's Christian governor jailed for two years for blasphemy

Lawmakers across Southeast Asia have expressed concern over the sentencing of Jakarta Governor Basuki "Ahok" Tjahaja Purnama, to two years in prison for blasphemy on Tuesday. The court's decision co...

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EU Votes Unanimously to Accept Brexit Guidelines

EU Votes Unanimously to Accept Brexit Guidelines

Talks with Britain will begin shortly after its general elections on June 8. The remaining 27 European Union states have unanimously agreed their strategy for Brexit talks. The EU's negotiating guid...

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Comey Firing: Most Disapprove of Trump Action, Poll Shows

Comey's behavior in the Clinton case was damaging to Federal Bureau of Investigation morale. The White House has not commented on the story to CBS News, although Deputy Press Secretary Sarah Huckabe...

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Five things we learned from the Sally Yates hearing

After the Trump administration was warned about Flynn, there should have been a "tectonic shift inside the West Wing of the White House", Hayden says. In both cases, Trump ended up following Yates' gu...

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India takes Kulbhushan case to ICJ, Court stays Execution orders

A few weeks later, the army released his recorded confessional statement in which he admitted that he was working for the Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), India's primary foreign intelligence agenc...

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Tillerson Calls For Pressure Against North Korea

Tillerson Calls For Pressure Against North Korea

The US supply ship is expected to support America's naval fleet in the Pacific, possibly including the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, which remains on high alert over North Korea's ballistic missil...

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SoftBank sinks $500M into UK virtual reality startup

SoftBank sinks $500M into UK virtual reality startup

Softbank will hold a non-controlling stake in Improbable, which was founded by Herman Narula (CEO), Rob Whitehead (CTO), and Peter Lipka (COO) back in 2012. Their technology is focused on gamin...

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Moon, Abe discuss 'comfort women' deal struck in 2015

The two also discussed the issue of the deployment of the Terminal High-Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) missile defense system on the Korean peninsula. While South Korea, China and Japan all share wor...

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Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

US Col John Dorrian, spokesman for the US-led coalition against ISIL, said 30,000 residents had been displaced since the fight for Tabqa began on March 21, and that the priority was now to protect t...

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BJP Activist Hacked To Death In Kerala's Kannur District

BJP Activist Hacked To Death In Kerala's Kannur District

The district is infamous for the political murders between BJP and CPM, with a history running beyond three decades. He was an accused in the murder of CPM leader Dhanaraj CV, committed in July 2016. ...

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Will hold EVM challenge with machines of recent polls: CEC Nasim Zaidi

On Thursday, the Aam Aadmi Party threw a fresh challenge before the poll panel and said that given a chance it could prove how voting machines used in the Assembly polls were pre-programmed to favour ...

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N.Korea demands handover of suspects in assassination plot

It has also been working to develop a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the United States, presenting Trump with perhaps his most pressing security issue. The North did not report the victory...

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Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

Scottish Conservatives launch Angus general election campaign

Although the Conservatives did well "by their standards", they did so by taking votes from Jeremy Corbyn's Labour Party and not by eating into SNP support, the First Minister said. "Since 2015, I ha...

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Grand jury subpoenas issued in Russian collusion investigation

Grand jury subpoenas issued in Russian collusion investigation

The same day Yates offered the White House a review of the evidence against Flynn, she was sacked by Donald Trump for opposing his executive order mandating a ban on Muslim travel. Also testifying tod...

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I was going to fire Comey 'regardless,' he was a 'showboat'

I was going to fire Comey 'regardless,' he was a 'showboat'

Trump fired Comey on Tuesday after what White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders described as months of rising frustration with the Federal Bureau of Investigation director, dating back to Trump's elec...

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Hamas elects Haniyeh to lead terror group

He beat contenders Mussa Abu Marzuk and Mohamed Nazzal in a video conference vote of the ruling council's members in Gaza , the West Bank and outside the Palestinian territories. Hamas is classified ...

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South Korea's Moon sworn in, says willing to go to North

South Korea's Moon sworn in, says willing to go to North

Chinese President Xi Jinping congratulated Moon over his election victory, saying he would be willing to work with him on a basis of "mutual understanding and mutual respect", according to China's off...

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10 killed, many injured in Pakistan bombing

10 killed, many injured in Pakistan bombing

Abdul Ghafoor Haideri was returning from an event at Madrassa Ayesha Siddiqa when the explosion took place. Rabbani said that it was suicide attack which targeted Haideri. He was sitting in the vehicl...

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European Union leaders agree on Brexit negotiation guidelines

European Union leaders agree on Brexit negotiation guidelines

European leaders have endorsed a joint negotiating position on Brexit, including the controversial Spanish veto over the application of any future U.K./EU trade deal to Gibraltar. The officials asked ...

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Sean Spicer Claims Delay in Firing Followed Protocol

Sean Spicer Claims Delay in Firing Followed Protocol

How did Sally Yates become aware of the conversation between the Russian ambassador and Flynn? That is sure as heck more than the generic "heads up" the White House has since claimed they understood...

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