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ABC Hammers FBI Director Comey, Push that He Swayed Election

ABC Hammers FBI Director Comey, Push that He Swayed Election

David Axelrod won't deny that outside forces helped derail Hillary Clinton's presidential bid - but he says the former nominee shouldn't side-step the bulk of the blame. "He answered yes and no questi...

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White House clarifies Trump's comments on Australia's healthcare system

Following a tight vote in the House for a bill to repeal and replace Obamacare , Trump met with Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull in New York Thursday evening. The two leaders discussed the...

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Israel cuts funding to UNESCO

The resolution , passed yesterday at the United Nations organisation's Paris headquarters, denounced actions taken by "Israel, the occupying power.to alter the character and status of the holy city...

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May says not taking local election triumph for granted

May says not taking local election triumph for granted

Meanwhile in Scotland, where the SNP is raising the prospect of a second independence referendum, "the unionist vote seems to be consolidating behind the Conservatives and away from Labour", he said. ...

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Trump Praises Australia's Universal Health Care System

President Donald Trump on Friday tweeted that "everybody" has better health care than Americans do under Obamacare, doubling down on a comment he made Thursday night that Australia - which has uni...

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Bengaluru citizens welcome Supreme Court's Nirbhaya verdict

The victim " Nirbhaya " as named by the nation, had put up a courageous fight in a hospital in Singapore before her last breath a fortnight later. This decision by Supreme Court has restored our fai...

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More schoolgirls released by Boko Haram amid speculation of deal

More schoolgirls released by Boko Haram amid speculation of deal

The abduction of the so-called "Chibok girls" triggered a global outcry and sparked a huge social media campaign. The scene at an earlier release of Chibok girls. "We hope the remaining girls will s...

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Reports in Nigeria of some kidnapped Chibok schoolgirls released by Boko Haram

A Nigerian official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the girls were released on Saturday following negotiations between the government and Boko Haram militants. Numerous kidnapped girls, most...

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Local elections 2017: UKIP collapses as Paul Nuttall concedes defeat

He said "cosmic forces beyond the control of any individual" were to blame and it was "certainly" not Mr Nuttall's fault: "I think our prospects in the future will be very rosy because I don't believe...

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Most Trump voters still back President despite abysmal approval rating, survey shows

Most Trump voters still back President despite abysmal approval rating, survey shows

Now, he says the 100-day hallmark is ridiculous. EDITORS NOTE One in a series of stories assessing the first 100 days of Donald Trumps presidency. Trump's most famous line before the presidency ...

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Thai gov't revokes passport of fugitive Red Bull heir

Thai gov't revokes passport of fugitive Red Bull heir

Vorayuth "Boss" Yoovidhya would no longer be able to enter other countries on that passport and his immigration status is invalid in whatever country he is now visiting, Foreign Ministry spokeswoman B...

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France fights to keep Macron email hack from distorting election

Fears of outside meddling hung over the race after France's election campaign commission said Saturday that "a significant amount of data" - and some fake information - was leaked on social networ...

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Macron favourite in opinion polls as France elects new president

The commission urged French media and citizens "not to relay" the leaked documents "in order not to alter the sincerity of the vote". It recalled similar leaks from Hillary Clinton's United States p...

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North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting assassination attempt

The ministry of state security statement , carried by state news agency KCNA, said the CIA and South Korean intelligence services had "hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the DPR...

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3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

3 weeks into hunger strike, Palestinian inmates add vitamins

On Thursday the Arab League, of which Jordan is a member, called on the United Nations to open an global probe into alleged "violations" made against Palestinian prisoners in Israeli jails. Jerusalemi...

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Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office

Hamas elects Ismail Haniyeh to lead political office

Haniya was jailed several times by Israel during the first intifada, or uprising, which erupted in 1987, and was deported to southern Lebanon in December 1992 along with hundreds of Hamas and Isla...

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Quick guide: How the French presidential election works

Quick guide: How the French presidential election works

FRANCE is heading to the polls today for the final round of the presidential race, following an election eve hacking attack on the favourite Emmanuel Macron which rocked the campaign. National Front l...

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Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released

Nigerian official says more Chibok girls have been released

The mass abduction drew global attention, with millions of people calling for their return via the "Bring Back Our Girls" campaign, fueling a spike in awareness and scrutiny of Boko Haram, which has b...

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'How we swapped Boko Haram fighters for 82 Chibok girls' - Presidency

It is the second group of captives to be set free after the release of 21 girls turned over to authorities after negotiations last October. Throughout 2015, the Nigerian military announces the rescu...

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Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 'freed'

Chibok schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram 'freed'

The April 2014 abduction by Boko Haram brought the extremist group's rampage in northern Nigeria to world attention and, for families of the schoolgirls, began years marked with heartbreak. The audaci...

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