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Iranian president calls US relations 'a curvy road'

Rouhani further criticized the Saudi summit that Trump attended on Sunday, describing it as a "show-off" that "will not have any political and practical values". President Zuma said South Africa looks...

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UN Security Council Scrambles to Address Latest N. Korean Missile Launch

North Korea said on 13 February it had successfully tested a new ballistic missile, triggering a US-led call for an urgent UN Security Council meeting after a launch seen as a challenge to President...

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Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

Texas set to pass transgender bathroom law for schools

The rulings have raised the potential of Texas becoming the first state dragged back under federal oversight since the U.S. Supreme Court in 2013 gutted the federal Voting Rights Act, which had requ...

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S. Korea sees steep fall in Chinese visitors on THAAD spat

S. Korea sees steep fall in Chinese visitors on THAAD spat

South Korea and Japan have agreed to resolve a row over a 2015 deal on Japan's wartime sexual enslavement of Korean women in a future-oriented manner, President Moon Jae-in's special envoy said Satu...

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'Peace Is A Choice,' Trump Says During Appearance With Palestinian Leader

With an aim to resolve the Middle-east conflict, U.S. President Donald Trump met with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas to advance the peace p...

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Trump tells Sisi he hopes to visit Egypt

Trump tells Sisi he hopes to visit Egypt

Trump has said little publicly about human rights under Sisi, but White House aides say behind-the-scenes talks have yielded results better than those achieved by Obama. Sisi has been keen to have USA...

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Israel approves economic measures for Palestinians ahead of Trump visit

The visit is part of a carefully constructed theme of Trump's first foreign trip as president. US President Donald Trump departed from Saudi Arabia directly en route to Israel on Monday morning as...

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Dozens injured by Israeli forces in Palestine protests

Initially called for by Fateh-affiliated prisoners, most notably imprisoned senior Fatah official Marwan Barghouthi, the strike has been joined by other prisoners from various Palestinian political ...

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Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

Macron wins French presidency, promises more lawmakers new to politics

He clinched 18 percent of the vote in the 2002 presidential elections - the first time that National Front made it to the final round. Pro-Europe centrist Macron, 39, was elected on Sunday after pro...

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President Trump honors fallen officers at White House

President Trump honors fallen officers at White House

Sgt. Jeffery Garrett was one Dothan police officer remembered. You look at these guys here in the uniforms, and they're not doing it for the money, I can guarantee you that. Attorney General Leslie Ru...

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Why U.S. should get used to the North's ICBMs

North Korea on Monday boasted it successfully launched a new type of "medium long-range" ballistic rocket that can carry a heavy nuclear warhead, an escalation of its nuclear program that the U.N. B...

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Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

Trump urged to prod Erdogan on human rights

That partnership is vital to US interests in the volatile Middle East. President Erdogan is also expected to ask release of Reza Zarrab, the Turkish-Iranian businessman, and Mehmet Hakan Atilla, the...

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Lalu Prasad Yadav under Income Tax watch - Benami land deals

Lalu Prasad Yadav under Income Tax watch - Benami land deals

The RJD on Tuesday called the income tax raids at party chief Lalu Prasad's residences in Delhi "an attempt to destroy" the former Bihar chief minister as well as the party, while the BJP questioned c...

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"Spicy's back!" 'SNL' has McCarthy's Spicer meet with Baldwin's Trump

However, the reporters seemed to have hit a nerve, and Spicey took off, riding his podium through the streets of New York City in search of an explanation. Later in the briefing a reporter asked i...

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Australia Receptive to China's Silk Road, but National Interest First

Addressing other world leaders at a summit on the initiative in Beijing, Mr Xi said it was necessary to coordinate policies with the development goals of institutions including the Asia-Pacific Econom...

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North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

North Korea poses 'existential' threat, US intel chief warns

Daniel Coats, America's top spymaster, informed Congress this week in an intelligence briefing that Iran's ballistic missile work continues unimpeded and could be used by the Islamic Republic to launc...

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Donald Trump warns sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey against leaking to media

Comey was tasked by his fellow intelligence directors to also pull Trump aside and inform him about a secret dossier suggesting that Russian Federation might have collected compromising informati...

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Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

Wall's late 3 leads Wiz past Celtics 92-91, forces Game 7

Game 6 between the Boston Celtics and Washington Wizards on Friday night was not point guard John Wall's finest game. The backcourt mates combined for 23 of Washington's 26 points in the back-and-fort...

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Saturday: Letter Carriers Collect Food Donations

Saturday: Letter Carriers Collect Food Donations

The goal is to collect more than 100,000 pounds of food. Letter carriers will pick up the items then donate them to local food pantries, Castillo said. This is the 25th year of the Food Drive and the ...

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US President Trump to receive Russian FM Lavrov in White House

Trump "raised the possibility of broader cooperation on resolving conflicts in the Middle East and elsewhere", according to a White House statement. The stigma of the Russian Federation investigatio...

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Britain's Prince Philip, 95, to retire from public duties

The Palace has never been keen on phrases like "slowing down" or "taking a step back" when it comes to the Queen and Prince Philip . Prince Harry has also commanded considerable attention, most rec...

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Emma Watson praises genderless MTV Awards after 'Beauty' win

Beauty and the Beast star Watson praised the award's relevance in her speech, saying "The first acting award in history that doesn't separate nominees based on their sex says something about how we p...

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Pyongyang University of Science and Technology: 2 US Employees Detained

Kim Hak-song, who was taken into custody Saturday (May 6), taught at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology . In the past few weeks two United States citizens working at PUST – North Ko...

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British PM's Conservatives open up record lead

It is tipped as one of seven seats across Scotland where the Tories can expect victory. U.K. Prime Minister Theresa May will order her Conservatives to forget last week's triumph in local electio...

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Mulayam camp ups ante: Aparna Yadav demands Akhileshs resignation as SP chief

Mulayam camp ups ante: Aparna Yadav demands Akhileshs resignation as SP chief

Akhilesh came out with a cryptic reply, saying he very well know "aasteen ke saanp" (traitors). After Samajwadi Party patron Mulayam Singh Yadav indicated that his son Akhilesh Yadav's move to ally ...

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Hamas says Ismail Haniyeh chosen as Islamic group's leader

In 2013, Haniyeh was elected deputy head of the Hamas political bureau. The 54-year-old served as Palestinian prime minister after Hamas' victory in the 2006 polls and continued to carry out off...

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Prince Philip steps down from public life

Prince Philip steps down from public life

The palace also announced that the queen herself "will continue to carry out a full programme of official engagements". A report by the Daily Mail of an unusual meeting of royal household staff spar...

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North Korea Missile Test Fails Amid International Condemnation

He conceded that the North Korean dictator was a "pretty smart cookie" and shrugged off a recent failed missile launch on their part, telling John Dickerson: 'Eventually, he'll have good missiles'. No...

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Critics say law would steal overtime pay from workers

Critics say law would steal overtime pay from workers

Q: Would employers be required to offer their employees compensatory time instead of overtime pay? Under the bill, employers would be able to offer workers a choice between overtime pay or comp tim...

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North Korea Says Detained American Had Intended To 'Subvert The Country'

North Korea Says Detained American Had Intended To 'Subvert The Country'

The WeChat account of the overseas edition of the People's Daily , in its reaction to the KCNA piece, said it was clear that North Korea's nuclear and missile activities were a threat to China. Navy ...

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Turkey threatens further strikes on US-allied Syrian Kurds

The airstrikes in Syria were criticised by both the U.S. and Russian Federation. This is further shown by his recent "victory" in this month's constitutional referendum, which he conducted after arres...

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Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin

Showtime to Air Stone Interviews With Vladimir Putin

In revealing the Putin project, the controversial director told the Sydney Morning Herald that he originally began the dialogue with the Russian leader when he traveled to Moscow to speak with Edwar...

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Tensions rise after Turkish attack on Syrian Kurds

Washington is hoping the SDF, a Syrian Arab-Kurdish alliance dominated by the YPG, will push into the IS bastion of Raqa in Syria , but is wary of upsetting Turkey , a key North Atlantic Treaty Orga...

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Draft Haul Suggests Steelers Adhered To Edict To Improve Red-Zone Offense

As of right now I would expect Conner to get every chance to be Bell's back-up. I know Owen had him late first-early second, and a few other draft analysts were torn between "absolutely" and some st...

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Pence reaffirms refugee deal with Australia despite reservations

US Vice President Mike Pence will visit the Sydney Opera House and Taronga Zoo during a day of site seeing. Mr Pence also praised Australia for calling on China to exert greater economic and diploma...

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