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Jeremy Corbyn shrugs off Boris Johnson jibes and vows 'serious debate'

Liberal Democrats declined to discuss Ms Johnson's move. To save you reaching for the dictionary, Merriam-Webster (which featured mugwump as its word of the day just last November, ) gives two defin...

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China, Russia warn against fuelling North Korea tensions

Meanwhile, China also issued a stern warning on Friday that a conflict over North Korea could break out "at any moment" after Pyongyang vowed a "merciless" response to any U.S. All eyes are on the Tru...

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Turkey Detains 1009 'Secret Imams' in Mass Police Purge

Mass detentions immediately after the attempted coup were supported by many Turks, who agreed with Erdogan when he blamed Gulen for orchestrating the coup, which killed at least 240 people, mostly civ...

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US moves anti-missile system to South Korea amid tensions with North

And while there's been a lot of attention on North Korea's nuclear weapons program, Leahy says more than 28,000 USA troops in South Korea also face a conventional military threat. He has vowed to stop...

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There can be no victor if war breaks out: China

However, U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Friday that the Trump administration has settled on a policy that will emphasize on increasing pressure on Pyongyang with the help of China, No...

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Colbert jokingly thanks Trump for his first 100 days

Colbert jokingly thanks Trump for his first 100 days

But the president is downplaying the occasion, something late night hosts have been quick to seize on, given that Trump has still failed to fill his Cabinet, repeal Obamacare , pass major tax cuts,...

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Marine Le Pen stepping down from Front National in SHOCK move

Marine Le Pen stepping down from Front National in SHOCK move

In his favor, analysts say, is the fact that 35 percent of voters thought Macron was the best candidate to put the French economy on the right track, against only 20 percent for Le Pen, according to a...

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U.S. military begins moving THAAD missile defense to South Korea site

Tensions surrounding North Korea's weapons program have mounted as the country warned the U.S.it was ready to sink a US aircraft carrier to demonstrate its military might. "It's important for the ...

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Aid workers rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast on Easter

Aid workers rescue thousands of migrants off Libyan coast on Easter

The Malta-based Migrant Offshore Aid Station has rescued between 1,500 and 1,800 in the Central Mediterranean in a major overnight operation. UN Refugee Agency's (UNHCR) spokeswoman Carlotta Sami to...

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Trump repeats criticism of court that halted 1st travel ban

Yet, the 9th Circuit is getting a larger target this year thanks to a pair of travel bans that have fallen flat at various courts around the nation. The president had said he would fight the ruling al...

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Why good pot business is good news for college kids in Colorado

Opponents of federal marijuana rules and the plant's Schedule I listing on the Controlled Substance List could potentially see rules change-that is, if a group of lawmakers in the so-called Cannabis C...

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Venezuexit: Now Venezuela says it will pull out of the OAS

Global pressure on Maduro has grown too, with 19 members of the 34-nation Organisation of American States (OAS) bloc voting on Wednesday to hold a special meeting of foreign ministers to discuss the...

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UK Could Join US in Future Syrian Strikes, Boris Johnson Says

We have supported the USA in acting against the murder of innocents with chemical weapons in Syria - and we will work to hold accountable those who are responsible, Mr Johnson said. "The bombing campa...

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Israeli Patriot missiles down target over Golan Heights : Israel's army

Israeli media are reporting that the target was actually an unmanned drone and that residents in the northern Israeli town of Safed saw two missiles being launched and of explosions occurring afterwar...

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BC leaders square off in TV debate

Liberal Leader Christy Clark is trying to maintain her party's 16-year grip on power and while her record was a target for her opponents, Clark was also on the offensive as she took shots at the NDP a...

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US moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

US moves THAAD anti-missile to South Korean site, sparking protests

A young girl watches as North Korean men and women take part in a mass dance on Tuesday, April 25, 2017, in Pyongyang , North Korea. (Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Z.A. But the administra...

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U.S. steps up pressure on North Korea

After a special briefing for all 100 USA senators, top U.S. officials announced President Donald Trump's strategy on North Korea. "We are engaging responsible members of the global community to incr...

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Syrian regime exposed by chemical signature, France says

Meanwhile, Saudi Foreign Minister Adel al-Jubeir discussed Syria's future with his Russian counterpart in Moscow yesterday after which he said Riyadh still believed there was no political future for P...

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Syria: Explosion rocks Damascus airport

Syria: Explosion rocks Damascus airport

Earlier, Hezbollah said the blast was "probably" the result of an Israeli air strike. Boris Johnson said Thursday it would be "very hard to say no" if the USA seeks British help on a military missio...

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Good work on Libya Trump tells Gentiloni (2)

Good work on Libya Trump tells Gentiloni (2)

Italian Prime Minister Paolo Gentiloni's visit to Washington , D.C., on Thursday provides another opportunity for Trump to heed an ally's advice on an important issue the White House has not yet addr...

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