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Trump Says His False Threat of "Tapes" Was Designed to Pressure Comey

The Kremlin has denied USA intelligence agencies' conclusion that Moscow tried to tilt the election in Trump's favor, using such means as hacking into the emails of senior Democrats. "You can't give t...

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Haley, Mattis credit White House statement with stopping Syria chemical attack

Haley, Mattis credit White House statement with stopping Syria chemical attack

Trump, despite authorizing strikes earlier this year, has been inconsistent on Syria . Mattis stressed the American military was not going to get drawn into the Syrian civil war, but noted that "...

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Don't allow your soil to breed terrorism: Modi, Trump to Pakistan

Don't allow your soil to breed terrorism: Modi, Trump to Pakistan

The joint statement issued after the meeting between the leaders said the two sides "called on Pakistan to ensure that its territory is not used to launch terror attacks on other countries". "I am ver...

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Crude Oil Prices Remain Under Pressure, Inventory-Induced Bounce Fades Quickly

West Texas Intermediate for August delivery was at US$43.46 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange, down 5 U.S. cents, at 1.51pm in Hong Kong. United States oil production has been rising quic...

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Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks

Supreme Court strikes down law blocking disparaging trademarks

Supreme Court for ruling that that the government can not refuse to register controversial trademarks. The suit was brought forth by Simon Tam , the founder of the Asian-American rock band The Sla...

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Brazil's Temer defiant ahead of expected corruption charges

Brazil's Temer defiant ahead of expected corruption charges

Temer's coalition believes it has enough votes in the congress to block the two-thirds majority needed for him to be put on trial . Since he took office in May past year, Temer's market-friendly...

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Massive ransomware attack hits companies across Europe, US

Massive ransomware attack hits companies across Europe, US

The pharmaceutical giant Merck on Twitter said, "our company's computer network was compromised today as part of global hack". A French judicial source said that Paris prosecutors had opened an in...

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White House: Syria could be preparing another chemical weapons attack

The Pentagon said earlier on June 27 that USA intelligence has identified what appear to be preparations by Syrian forces for a chemical attack , seen at the same Shayrat Airfield used to launch...

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Iranian President Says Siege of Qatar Unacceptable

Iranian President Says Siege of Qatar Unacceptable

The 13 demands made by Saudi Arabia and other members of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) of Qatar last week augur a deepening of tensions in the region. The ultimatum also includes cal...

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GJM activists burn copies of GTA accord in hills

GJM activists burn copies of GTA accord in hills

In Kolkata , the chief minister reviewed the situation in the hills at the state secretariat with senior officers. Some shirtless GJM workers during the demonstration broke tubelights on their back...

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Europe used to view the US positively - that's changed under Trump

Europe used to view the US positively - that's changed under Trump

Trump's proposal to build a wall on the border between the US and Mexico is especially unpopular, with 75 percent of respondents expressing disapproval of this policy, and 72 percent of respondents di...

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US Reviewing Allegations Airstrike on IS-run Jail Killed Dozens of Prisoners

US Reviewing Allegations Airstrike on IS-run Jail Killed Dozens of Prisoners

Russian Federation said earlier this month that it had killed about 180 Daesh militants, including two field commanders, in June 6 and 8 air strikes on Deir Ezzor. Syrian military media has published...

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Supreme Court will hear travel ban case

Supreme Court will hear travel ban case

The prominent worldwide human rights group urged the US Congress on Monday to nullify the top court's ruling that allows Trump's executive order to take effect until it hears arguments on the travel ...

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Former minister Richard Ferrand to lead Emmanuel Macron's lawmakers in French Parliament

Former minister Richard Ferrand to lead Emmanuel Macron's lawmakers in French Parliament

Macron follows up with: " And now we will deliver together to make the planet great again ". "One man can not destroy our progress", the movie star who became governor of California said. The French...

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95 buildings fail fire safety tests after Grenfell disaster

Mrs May said "something has clearly gone wrong" with the use of potentially flammable cladding on high-rise towers across the country. "There has been concern nationally about hospital buildings bei...

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No 'tapes' of Comey conversations

No 'tapes' of Comey conversations

Trump's disclosure that there are, in fact, no tapes weakens his credibility in the eyes of investigators probing ties between his associates and Russian Federation and also may expose him to fres...

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Backed Syrian groups take Raqqa district from Islamic State

And he's also sounding a cautionary note when asked if all the weapons would be returned. U.S. Defense Secretary Jim Mattis on Tuesday left open the possibility of longer-term assistance to the YP...

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Daesh ambush kills 3 Iraqi fighters in W. Mosul

Daesh ambush kills 3 Iraqi fighters in W. Mosul

Iraq's Joint Command stated that they had liberated 50 percent of Old Mosul as of Tuesday evening, but that key areas like the now-destroyed al-Nuri Mosque and al-Hadba minaret remain to be recaptured...

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DPRK-detained American returns home in coma

DPRK-detained American returns home in coma

This morning came word suddenly that the United States had secured his release , but under apparently desperate circumstances. America appeared to be on a collision course with China today after ...

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India, US call for freedom of navigation amid South China Sea disputes

India, US call for freedom of navigation amid South China Sea disputes

As the two gave a joint statement in the White House Rose Garden, Modi wrapped his arms around Trump's midsection. Addressing Trump directly, Modi offered his "deep appreciation" for the President's...

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