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With US sanctions set to begin, where next for Trump's Iran strategy

With US sanctions set to begin, where next for Trump's Iran strategy

After the official statement, the US President signed the Memorandum on the resumption of sanctions against Iran. Over the weekend, Trump once again floated the idea of meeting, tweeting "I will mee...

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Melania praises basketball star LeBron James following Donald Trump’s insult

Melania praises basketball star LeBron James following Donald Trump’s insult

This reaction comes on the heels of the four-time MVP, three-time Finals MVP and NBPA first vice-president opening the I Promise School - supported by the LeBron James Foundation - to 240 at-risk ...

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'Complete fabrication' he's anxious his son in legal trouble in Russian Federation probe

'Complete fabrication' he's anxious his son in legal trouble in Russian Federation probe

In an angry tweet yesterday morning, however, he attacked the "Fake News" media reports that he was concerned about his son's role. In the Twitter message, Trump claims that the meeting was "t...

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Will Trump’s trade war precipitate a currency war?

Will Trump’s trade war precipitate a currency war?

Tariffs of 2,3 percent hardly represent a tariff war, let alone a trade war . "The magnitude, we don't know yet", Kassis said. "The US gas industry will be much harder hit by this as China import...

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Deadly Houthi attack on Hodeidah hospital 'a violation of worldwide law'

Deadly Houthi attack on Hodeidah hospital 'a violation of worldwide law'

Concerned by the rise of the Houthi rebels, Saudi Arabia and a coalition of Arab states launched a military offensive in 2015 in the form of a massive air campaign aimed at reinstalling the governme...

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Israel's Druze rally against Jewish state law in Tel Aviv

Israel's Druze rally against Jewish state law in Tel Aviv

In a failed effort to appease the Druze, Netanyahu outlined this week legislation to enshrine their special status within Israeli society, recognise their service to the state and boost funding for th...

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History at stake in Tennessee clash for US Senate

History at stake in Tennessee clash for US Senate

Senate race. She will face Bredesen, who garnered more than 91 percent of the vote in the Democratic primary, in the November general election. A general election win would be historic for either...

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Rented goats escape Boise work site, wander neighborhood

Rented goats escape Boise work site, wander neighborhood

Animal Control responded to the situation and was overwhelmed by the hungry herd. And by 9:00 a.m., the party was over. All 118 goats , who are owned by Kim and Matt Gabica as part of their We R...

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Trump insults Koch brothers as ‘total joke’ in GOP circles

Trump insults Koch brothers as ‘total joke’ in GOP circles

The memo is yet another sign of growing tensions between supporters of President Donald Trump and the Koch family. The public spat with the Kochs comes less than four months before the November ...

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Palace not giving up on death penalty despite Pope's declaration

Palace not giving up on death penalty despite Pope's declaration

The new teaching on the death penalty builds on the instructions of Francis' two immediate predecessors, but goes further, reflecting this pope's unconditional opposition to the death penalty whi...

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Three dead after strong quake hits Indonesian island of Lombok

Three dead after strong quake hits Indonesian island of Lombok

The Indonesian government's geological agency BMKG say an a tsunami warning has been issued, according to their latest statement on Twitter. Najmul Akhyar, district chief of North Lombok, told Metro...

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Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps

Twenty killed in plane crash in Swiss Alps

The Junker JU52 HB-HOT aircraft was built in Germany in 1939 and is now a collectors' item. Ju-Air, which offers flights from Junkers Ju-52 planes, said one of its vehicles was involved in the incid...

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Venezuelan President Unharmed After Assassination Attempt By Explosive Drones

Venezuelan President Unharmed After Assassination Attempt By Explosive Drones

Earlier, various reports by global media outlets had indicated that this was an assassination attempt on Maduro. He said the President is safe and meeting with the ministers and high commanders of t...

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President Trump is 'Begging' Congress to Fix Immigration Laws

President Trump is 'Begging' Congress to Fix Immigration Laws

He acknowledged some Republicans would "rather do it after" the election, referring to a fight over funding for his proposed southern border wall and several immigration policy measures such as en...

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Prince Harry and Meghan spotted at friend's wedding

Prince Harry and Meghan spotted at friend's wedding

The luxury estate - priced at £71,900 - was acquired by vehicle dealer Overton Prestige in Derbyshire. The 17 reg has around 4,464 miles on the clock and unsurprisingly, just one previous owner. The...

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Fire Whirl in Carr Fire Reached 143 miles per hour

Fire Whirl in Carr Fire Reached 143 miles per hour

Crews battling deadly Northern California wildfires braced for a weekend of windy, hot weather that could drive the flames into new areas and threaten more homes. An EF-3 tornado is capable of destr...

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Facebook shuts down disinformation network targeting United States elections

Facebook shuts down disinformation network targeting United States elections

Russian Federation was found to have used Facebook to meddle in the 2016 U.S. presidential election - notably through a troll farm called the Internet Research Agency - but Facebook is not explicitl...

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Airliner crashes in northern Mexico; no deaths, 49 injured

Airliner crashes in northern Mexico; no deaths, 49 injured

The accident happened close to Guadalupe Victoria International Airport, said the airport, which is closed. All the people on board survived the crash and were able to escape before the plane fully ca...

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USA pledges $300m security funding for south-east Asia

USA pledges $300m security funding for south-east Asia

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi called the negotiating draft "the biggest highlight" of the meeting. Saifuddin co-chaired the meeting with Mike Pompeo, the US Secretary of State. Also on the agenda...

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China says U.S. ‘disappoints’ the world with trade war

China says U.S. ‘disappoints’ the world with trade war

The Donald Trump administration claims the tariffs are necessary to protect national security and US businesses' intellectual property, and to reduce the country's trade deficit with China. Last mon...

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