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Record 65.6M people forcibly displaced worldwide

Of the total, some 10.3 million people were newly displaced in 2016, around two-thirds fleeing within their own countries, according to an annual report by the group. Grandi said he is anxious th...

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Obama Authorized Cyberstrikes Against Russia Through Secret Program That Continues Under Trump

Obama Authorized Cyberstrikes Against Russia Through Secret Program That Continues Under Trump

Over the following 5 months or so, Obama weighed up a range of strategies that could be used to hit back at Putin and Russian Federation. Moscow apparently responded one week later - after the U...

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Demands to Qatar: Close Al Jazeera, reduce Iran ties

Demands to Qatar: Close Al Jazeera, reduce Iran ties

The Reuters news agency reported that Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt had sent Qatar the list and had given the country 10 days to comply with the demands . King...

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Putin offers political asylum to Comey

Putin said he'd asked unnamed "world-class" specialists how well Russia can play, and received pessimistic answers citing poor youth coaching and too many foreign players in the Russian league. One m...

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Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

Trump visit to Britain left out of Queen's speech

But the gamble backfired spectacularly. Immigration was the centerpiece issue in the campaign to leave the European Union, and the government has promised to deliver a policy that controls the inflow....

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Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

Bombings at market in northwest Pakistan kill 15

Prime minister Nawaz Sharif condemned the attacks , saying terrorists were attacking soft targets. In March, a bombing at a Shiite mosque in the region killed 22 people, and a January bombing at a ma...

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Trump lashes out at Democrats after Georgia win

Vela's comments come after he and several Democratic colleagues met privately Thursday afternoon to discuss ousting the house minority leader. Meanwhile, Ryan said he does think it will be "very h...

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Britain caves in to European Union demand on first day of Brexit talks

Britain caves in to European Union demand on first day of Brexit talks

British Prime Minister Theresa May is due to praise the good atmosphere at Monday's Brexit talks, and explain how to protect the rights of citizens hit by Britain's departure. Britain's departure ...

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What's Next for the GOP Health Care Bill in Congress?

Individual mandate requires most Americans to have health coverage or pay a fine. If coverage losses from the Senate bill matched those from the House bill , it would result in 217,000 additiona...

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Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead

He added that two other insurgents were killed by police, but a fight with one remaining attacker is ongoing. The Afghan National Police (ANP) headquarters in the city of Gardez , provincial capi...

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Merkel to gather European G-20 participants next week

This is the first year the Chancellor has opened the show, having been in office since 2005, and Gamescom officials are pleased at the turn of events. Gerald Böse, president and CEO of the Koelnmesse,...

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Michael Barone: The Outlook After the Special Elections

Michael Barone: The Outlook After the Special Elections

They just don't know how to make it happen. One of these issues includes appointing new leadership. You have a baseball team that keeps losing year after year. She said she would have voted for the ...

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French President Emmanuel Macron says Europe owes a lot to Helmut Kohl

Former German chancellor Helmut Kohl on the shore of Lake Tegernsee in Bad Wiessee, southern Germany. Merkel, Germany's incumbent chancellor who grew up in communist East Germany before bein...

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City joins global mayors climate change group

City joins global mayors climate change group

It is "both a leader and a laggard" in addressing climate change , said Sarah Ladislaw, an energy expert at the Center for Strategic and International Studies. Jonathan Gaventa, director at think tan...

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Saudi security forces kill

Saudi security forces kill "wanted man" in Mecca

The Interior Ministry said an attack on the mosque was being planned by three terrorist groups, two based in Mecca and a third in Jeddah. The gunmen, who are wanted for terrorism, exchanged fire w...

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Obama denounces Senate GOP health care bill

Republican senators spent more than an hour Thursday morning being briefed privately on the legislation by key staffers of Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's office and the committees with health-c...

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Couple accidentally donates bag with $100000 to Goodwill

Couple accidentally donates bag with $100000 to Goodwill

A Zanesville store manager contacted the donor after finding her information on the receipt. After further inspection, a last will and testament and several other legal documents were found in the b...

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GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support

Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves the chamber after announcing the release of the Republicans' healthcare bill . With a third of the Senate coming up for re-election...

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US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with North Korea

US pushing China to rein in companies that deal with North Korea

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis are hosting Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui, chief of the People's Liberation Army's Joint Staff ...

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European Central Bank eyes London's lucrative euro-clearing industry

European Central Bank eyes London's lucrative euro-clearing industry

The central bank is paying particular attention to "systemically important" clearing houses that sit outside member states and clear "significant amounts of euro-denominated transactions". Last week t...

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