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State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar

State Department takes sudden hard line on Saudis over Qatar

The Qatar Financial Centre, which administers special rules for foreign-owned companies operating in Qatar, said on Monday it has no plans to take any action against Saudi Arabian, Emirati or Bahrai...

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to still want to travel to NKorea

I can't stop thinking about Otto Warmbier . They shipped Otto home on a stretcher, in a coma. Even as Warmbier's family prepared to mourn him at a public funeral service Thursday in OH, the circu...

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McCain: Americans 'stupid' to travel to North Korea

McCain said Otto a University of Virginia student, who died days after his release from detention there in North Korea was " murdered by the Kim Jong-un regime". He was later sentenced to 15 ...

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Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe

Trump friend floats possibility of his firing special counsel in Russian probe

His comments follow revelations that special counsel Robert Mueller is examining whether the president obstructed justice by firing Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey . The W...

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Finsbury Park imam: 'I'm no hero' for protecting mosque attacker

British media reported that there was no evidence Osborne belonged to any far-right organization and said he was not known to the security services. Police are treating the incident as a terror atta...

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Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, probes plane crash

Lightning is the suspected cause of the blaze, which began on Saturday afternoon and is burning in the mountainous area of Pedrogao Grande , about 120 miles (193 km) northeast of Lisbon . However, t...

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Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

On Sunday, a USA fighter jet downed a Syrian government warplane for the first time in the country's conflict south of Raqa, sparking an angry reaction from regime ally Russian Federation. That incide...

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Veteran negotiator offers to go to North Korea to free Americans, Canadian

Warmbier has extensive loss of brain tissue, a condition that can often occur as a result of cardio-pulmonary arrest which cuts off the supply of blood to the brain for a period of time resulting in t...

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Steep drop among Republican support for Trump, new poll shows

Steep drop among Republican support for Trump, new poll shows

Disapproval of the president rose to 51 percent in the new poll, from 50 percent. Only 9 percent of Democrats now approve of Trump, a number that has dropped one percentage point since Trump passed ...

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Two Dutch journalists kidnapped in Colombia by ELN rebels

Two Dutch journalists kidnapped in Colombia by ELN rebels

Two Dutch journalists have reportedly been kidnapped in Colombia by left-wing insurgent group ELN, according to military sources. Two Dutch journalists were detained by suspected National Liberatio...

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France's Macron to reshuffle govt after huge parliament win

Just months ago, Macron was given little chance of becoming president, never mind dominating parliament, but he and the movement he founded 16 months ago have tapped into widespread desire for whole...

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USA student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father

USA student, freed from North Korea with neurological injury, was 'brutalized' - father

Nor did they speculate upon a definitive cause for his condition or injuries because they haven't received credible information about the medical care he received before returning to the U.S. Warmbier...

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US welcomes India-Afghan direct air corridor

US welcomes India-Afghan direct air corridor

Modi and Ghani are looking at an ambitious target of US$10 billion (US$1=RM4.28) in annual trade in five years. "This flight has added another chapter to the connectivity that has existed since time...

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Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Merkel urges EU to stick together after Brexit talks launched

Meanwhile, the UK's Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond pressed for a smooth Brexit to avoid a damaging "cliff edge" for businesses, Reuters reported. Davis said both sides were "off to a p...

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United Nations reports record number of refugees in the world

United Nations reports record number of refugees in the world

The United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees ( UNHCR)'s representative to Nigeria and ECOWAS, Jose Antonio Canhandula disclosed this at the 2017 World Refugee Day commemoration at the ECOWAS C...

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Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

Reeling from shooting, Washington tunes in for Congressional Baseball Game

The bullet entered Scalise's left hip and tore through his pelvis, breaking bones, injuring organs and causing severe bleeding. Dr. Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital...

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Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind resigns

Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) national president Amit Shah on Monday announced the name of Kovind as NDA's consensus candidate for the post of Indian President. "We met today and decided tha...

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Trump calls Warmbier's death a 'total disgrace'; public service set

But medical officials in OH say they see no evidence of botulism , and his father, Fred, says he doesn't believe that's what killed him. "No conclusions about the cause and manner of Mr. "They ...

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Australia suspends air strikes in Syria after US downing of Syrian jet

Dunford said Monday, June 19, 2017, that Washington and Moscow are in delicate discussions to tamp down tensions arising from the USA shootdown of a Syrian fighter jet , which the Russians called...

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Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

Senate close to vote on dismantle health law

Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Ala., said she supported a number of components already found in Obamacare, also known as the Affordable Care Act , that the Senate Republican health care bill would likely str...

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