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France's Macron says EU treaty change 'not taboo'

France's Macron says EU treaty change 'not taboo'

The president's staff told some media organizations they were trying to give access to journalists with backgrounds covering the topic or theme of a visit, rather than only to political correspondents...

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Chaffetz to resign, raising doubts about Trump probe

House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah, says he will leave office on June 30. It is unclear if there is an immediate cause for Chaffetz's expected announcement. ...

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Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from United States prison

Wikileaks whistleblower Chelsea Manning released from United States prison

In a statement to ABC , Manning said , "I appreciate the wonderful support that I have received from so many people across the world over these past years". Journalist Glenn Greenwald, who is friend...

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Release of Chibok girls excites US

Release of Chibok girls excites US

Eighty-two Chibok schoolgirls who were released after being held for more than three years by Boko Haram will be reunited with their parents next week, according to Nigeria's minister for women. S...

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Turkish ties hit rough patch after rough Erdogan visit

Turkish ties hit rough patch after rough Erdogan visit

Witnesses reportedly said that the protesters were demanding that a pro-Kurdish lawmaker, Selahattin Demirtas, be released from prison in Turkey. The White House defended Trump's disclosure of class...

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Theresa May: Tories will invest heavily in Scotland after Brexit

She added: "Suspension doesn't change the fact that these councillors have used Labour votes to give Aberdeen a Tory council". Labour has suspended its entire nine-strong council group in Aberdeen f...

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Boko Haram bombers attack University of Maiduguri again

Boko Haram bombers attack University of Maiduguri again

Three male suicide-bombers were killed while attempting to attack a female hostel in the University of Maiduguri (UNIMAID), the Borno State capital, on Thursday night. In an electronic message issued ...

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Trump Administration Upholds Iran Sanctions Waiver, Keeping Nuclear Deal Alive

The waivers are a central component of the Iran deal that President Hassan Rouhani, the incumbent, has built his reputation on. Proponents of the deal, including members of the arms control communit...

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Trump pulls trigger for NAFTA talks

Trump pulls trigger for NAFTA talks

Lighthizer said in his letter to Congress that many parts of the trade agreement are outdated and that the US aims to support higher-paying jobs domestically and to grow the domestic economy by impr...

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Officials blame Erdogan security forces for 'brutal attack' on Washington protesters

Officials blame Erdogan security forces for 'brutal attack' on Washington protesters

Erdogan was in Washington , DC to meet with President Donald Trump (pictured together on Tuesday), who praised him as a loyal ally in the battle against Islamic extremism. There are several reasons t...

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USA decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

USA decries Washington, DC, brawl during Erdogan's visit

The Turkish embassy blamed protesters Thursday for Turkish security officials' attack in Washington , D.C., despite video evidence that contradicts their claims. "This is the United States of Ameri...

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Michigan woman killed in Times Square crash that injured 22

One official says Rojas told authorities when arrested previously that he believed he was being followed. "Alyssa was a really thoughtful, really bright, very pleasant young lady that every interact...

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Ambulances diverted to North Mid Hospital following crippling cyber attack

Ambulances diverted to North Mid Hospital following crippling cyber attack

Petients have been told they can attend their GP surgeries as normal following last week's computer cyber attack - though some facilities were still seeing difficulties on Monday. NHS Tayside had the...

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US likely to expand airline laptop ban to Europe

US likely to expand airline laptop ban to Europe

Officials say the danger still exists if terrorists travel through Europe to get around the current electronic ban on direct flights from the eight nations. 4.1 trips per year for business travel". ...

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Household incomes hit as wages rise at slower pace than inflation

Just recently, Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned on how wage growth would be surpassed by inflation as the year 2017 is now proving to be a challenge for British consumers. The ONS said th...

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Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Macron wins Merkel backing for bid to shake up Europe

Pic: ReutersSupport for French President Emmanuel Macron's new centrist party is growing before legislative elections next month, a poll found on Thursday, raising the chances that he will be able t...

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Trump says trip overseas all about 'strongly protecting American interests'

Foreign trips are a grueling proposition for even the most seasoned commander in chief - with their tedious summits and official dinners, stifling protocol and on-camera moments ripe for a misstep tha...

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Protester killed, AP journalist wounded in West Bank clash

Hundreds of Palestinians in Israeli jails entered the second month of a hunger strike on Wednesday. The only "occupation" of the Palestinians now in force is the 22-year occupation carried out by the ...

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Irish Prime Minister steps down as leader of ruling Fine Gael party

Kenny announced his plans at a meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party at Leinster House this afternoon, with his retirement effective from midnight tonight. Fine Gael's executive council will me...

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Suspect in deadly Times Square mayhem charged with murder

Rojas was arrested on charges of driving while intoxicated in 2008 and 2015, Police Commissioner James O'Neill said , losing his licence for 90 days. "I was hoping that nothing like this would happen...

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