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Mattis tells Turkey's PM: US committed to your security

Mattis tells Turkey's PM: US committed to your security

The issue risks further stoking tensions between Ankara and Washington less than a week before President Recep Tayyip Erdogan heads to Washington to meet his USA counterpart Donald Trump in their fi...

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'Shock' As Tories Gain In Glasgow From Labour

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has already said it would be "hugely significant" if her party takes control at Scotland's largest local authority. Ms Sturgeon will tell voters in Perth that Tory gai...

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'We Finally Agree': Trump Retweets Rosie O'Donnell on Comey Firing

Mr. Trump said he was going to dismiss Comey "regardless" of the recommendation from Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, "knowing there was no good time to do ...

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In San Diego, a birthday party, then gunshots and terror

In San Diego, a birthday party, then gunshots and terror

Police have identified the victims as two African American men who sustained gunshot wounds, four African American females with gunshot wounds, a Hispanic male with a gunshot wound and another Afric...

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Several nations request urgent consultations on North Korea

Security Council resolutions barring North Korea's missile and nuclear technology more thoroughly. Past North Korean missiles have flown farther than Sunday's test, landing closer to Japan, but this...

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North Korea says missile test aimed at testing carrying large nuclear warhead

It said leader Kim Jong-un observed the launch of the rocket, called the Hwasong-12. The Korean Central News Agency explained the goal of the test as to check the technical features of the new mis...

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President Moon due to name special envoys to US China, Japan, Russia

President Moon due to name special envoys to US China, Japan, Russia

Moon's advocacy of engagement with North Korea contrasts with the approach of the United States, South Korea's main ally, which is seeking to step up pressure on Pyongyang through further isolation an...

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U.S. adds sanctions on North Korea

U.S. adds sanctions on North Korea

Four U.S. citizens are now thought to be in custody in North Korea. The tensions around North Korea have been high over the last months in relation to the country's nuclear and ballistic missile tes...

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Trump Rebukes Abbas Three Times

On Abbas's Fatah TV, a Palestinian woman declared that the real meaning of "The Promised Land" is the place where Allah will fulfill his promise to exterminate all the Jews. "We will get this done", T...

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Europol Admits Cyber-attack was Unmatched

Cybersecurity experts have been working around the clock to try to halt the malware attack that is unprecedented in scale. The hackers, who have not come forward to claim responsibility or otherwise...

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Foreign Investors Face Tax for Vacant Property

Spending will be A$34.6 billion (S$35.8 billion) in 2017-18, with plans to lift spending to 2 per cent of gross domestic product by 2020-21. "The Budget papers show, after you take into account the ...

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Schumer: No new FBI director without a special counsel on Russia

Schumer: No new FBI director without a special counsel on Russia

Schumer said the special prosecutor would report to Congress instead of the Department of Justice or the White House to prevent the administration from trying to influence the probe's findings. "And I...

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International Olympic Committee evaluation commission kicks off Paris visit

International Olympic Committee evaluation commission kicks off Paris visit

The commission wraps up the visit on Friday before heading to Paris where that bid will be put under the Olympic microscope. Hollywood flexed its celebrity muscle at the party with an A-list lineu...

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Donald Trump Opens Up About His Late Brother Fred

After contradictory statements from the White House resulted in widespread condemnation for the move from Republicans and Democrats, Trump, who claimed responsibility for Comey's firing, aimed his fru...

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Abbas: Palestine Still Wants East Jerusalem and 1967 Borders

This was the first face-to-face meeting with a USA president for Mr Abbas, who has low popularity ratings in Palestine at the moment. But as president, Trump has yet to take steps to fulfill that ...

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Oil steady on expectations of extended OPEC-led production cut

Oil steady on expectations of extended OPEC-led production cut

Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih and his Russian counterpart Alexander Novak said on Monday in Beijing that a joint deal to cut crude supplies would be extended from the middle of this year until...

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North Korea fires missile days after new South Korea leader pledges dialogue

Russia's Interfax news agency cited military officials as saying that the missile had posed no danger to its territory. The U.S. military's Pacific Command said the type of missile that was sacked w...

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North Korea accuses U.S. of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

North Korea accuses U.S. of assassination plot against Kim Jong Un

North Korea claims the intelligence agencies plotted to kill Kim with bio-chemical weapons. "Korean-style anti-terrorist attack will be commenced from this moment to sweep away the intelligence an...

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Senate Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia investigation

Senate Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia investigation

A former USA military intelligence chief, retired Lt. Gen. Flynn was generously paid to attend a gala of Russia's RT television in December 2015, where he sat with President Vladimir Putin, raising su...

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The scene in New Orleans as the Jefferson Davis statue is removed

The scene in New Orleans as the Jefferson Davis statue is removed

Dozens of protesters both supporting the monuments and calling for their removal stayed up overnight to watch the proceedings which happened in early-morning darkness. Historic societies in New Orl...

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