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Palestinians, Israel police clash at Jerusalem Old City gate

The spectacle of hypocrisy was superficial in the freakish sword dance that, for once, exempted dancing as a haram act in the puritanical nation in which Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Trump an...

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Kim Jong Un inspects test of 'next-gen air defence system'

Kim Jong Un inspects test of 'next-gen air defence system'

President Moon Jae-in of South Korea has called an emergency meeting of the National Security Council to assess the launch. US authorities tracked the six-minute flight until it crashed into the S...

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Philippines says militants shot dead at least 16 civilians

The eight dead men, a lot of them shot in the head and some with hands tied behind their backs, were labourers who were stopped by Islamic State-linked militants on the outskirts of Marawi City whil...

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UK police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe

UK police make 7th arrest in Manchester terror probe

British police said the area was being evacuated as a precaution. A street has been sealed off as police continue to search a property in Wigan amid reports that a bomb disposal unit was called to t...

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Twenty-six killed in attack on Christians in Egypt

Twenty-six killed in attack on Christians in Egypt

Pointing to a litany of terrorist attacks in Britain, the Philippines, Indonesia, Thailand and Egypt just a few days after USA president's trip to Saudi Arabia, Qassemi said the recurrence of such a...

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Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

The G7 statement recognised the human rights of migrants and refugees. He again said money is pouring into North Atlantic Treaty Organisation, though he did not offer details on any specific new c...

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Indonesia police arrest three suspected of links to Jakarta bombing

Indonesia police arrest three suspected of links to Jakarta bombing

The Kampung Melayu bus terminal came under attack from suicide bombers two days ago in Jakarta , killing three policeman and injuring at least 12. Authorities on Thursday raided the houses of the s...

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Sea lion grabs girl off dock, pulls her into harbor

Sea lion grabs girl off dock, pulls her into harbor

Seal finger infections are caused by different kinds of Mycoplasma bacteria , which live naturally in the mouths of sea mammals like seals and sea lions , according to a 2009 published case repor...

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Man tried to bite flight attendant, jumped from plane

Man tried to bite flight attendant, jumped from plane

Kennedy International Airport". An American Airlines passenger is in federal lockup in North Carolina - accused of attacking a flight attendant and leaping from the jet as it prepared to take off fr...

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European Union says Trump agrees that Brexit 'an incident, not a threat'

Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tweeted that the U.S. cannot "add an asterisk" to Article 5. "You're a world leader at a meeting of dignitaries and you act like they just called you...

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Manchester Bomber's Father Says Son Made Regular Visits to Libya

Manchester Bomber's Father Says Son Made Regular Visits to Libya

He told BFMTV that British intelligence services had informed their French counterparts that 22-year-old Salman Abedi , who was of Libyan origin, "grew up in Britain and then suddenly, after a trip t...

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Ariana Grande Concert Hit By Explosion, Fatalities Confirmed

Details about the Manchester suicide bomb attack appeared on US news sites before British police had publicly released them to the United Kingdom media. "My son was as religious as any child who opens...

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Did Melania Trump swat president's hand away in Israel?

Pope Francis talks to President Trump and his wife Melania at the Vatican on Wednesday. There are a lot of signs that point in the direction that Donald and Melania Trump may even be unofficiall...

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Trump meeting with G-7 leaders after going on offensive

President Donald Trump's push to get in front of the pack at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit generated indignation in the Balkans and garnered attention on social media - but the man he sh...

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Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

Korea calls S. Korea's border firing reckless provocation

But he said the military had confirmed more than 10 balloons flew across the border on Tuesday and many propaganda leaflets had been collected. "Everything to do with the Korean Peninsula is hair-ra...

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Oil drops after OPEC-led output cut extension falls below expectations

The catalyst was a YouGov poll which showed the Conservative party's lead over Labour has been reduced. "This was the case recently with Qatar and previously with India and China", wrote, adding that ...

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Eleven jurors chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial in Pa.

Eleven jurors chosen for Bill Cosby sex assault trial in Pa.

Judge Steven O'Neill for now rejected the argument after prosecutors said the second woman was a former detective who had sued Pittsburgh and may have an anti-government bias. The actor-comedian once ...

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57% disapprove of GOP health care bill

57% disapprove of GOP health care bill

Additionally, 57% said they disapprove of the way the media covers Trump, and 62% said they disapprove of the way Trump talks about the media. "That is different from the view of many Republicans, p...

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Wenger: I've Turned Down All Clubs To Remain Here

Wenger: I've Turned Down All Clubs To Remain Here

Despite the impressive record of qualifying for the Champions League , Arsenal has not made it past the round of 16 in the competition for the past seven seasons. Is it more likely that the playe...

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Watch out against inciting statements, CM Yogi Adityanath urges people

Watch out against inciting statements, CM Yogi Adityanath urges people

But Shabbirpur has a total population of 4,000 that includes 2,500 Thakurs and 600 Dalits , a lopsided number that has many Dalits anxious. "SSP Subhash Chandra Dubey and District Magistrate N P Si...

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Manchester Bombing 'Act Of Evil', Says City's Mayor Andy Burnham

Manchester Bombing 'Act Of Evil', Says City's Mayor Andy Burnham

There is nothing fearless about attacking young and vulnerable at a concert."Reacting to back-to-back terror attacks , Dasgupta said from London, "This is the second attack in recent months but one o...

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Tiwari's death: Siddharamaiah seeks thorough probe

Tiwari's death: Siddharamaiah seeks thorough probe

Tiwari's postmortem report was inconclusive and the doctors preserved his viscera and heart for further forensic examination to ascertain the cause of death. To probe the IAS officer's death, UP polic...

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Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

Palestinians injured during rallies for prisoners

Shops and businesses were shut down, public transportation came to a total halt, and schools were closed as the public rallied on Monday. The Palestinian Health Ministry said three people were wou...

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Protests near Rajinikanth's house, security beefed up

Protests near Rajinikanth's house, security beefed up

Speaking to a news channel in Delhi, Amit Shah, who is believed to have scripted BJP's electoral wins in Assembly elections earlier this year, said, "Our doors are open for actor Rajinikanth". I have ...

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MIA Defends Julian Assange Against Rape Allegations

MIA Defends Julian Assange Against Rape Allegations

She said the case could be reopened if Assange returns to Sweden before the statute of limitations expires in 2020. Assange, 45, has been holed up in the embassy since 2012 after skipping bail t...

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Turkey will act if Syria Kurds attack

Initial video only showed the bodyguards charging the protesters and the bloody aftermath. Police said 11 people had been injured in the brawl, and two people, Ayten Necmi, 49, of NY and Jalal...

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Trump Criticizes Appointment of Counsel in Russian Probe

Trump Criticizes Appointment of Counsel in Russian Probe

Trump's worst fear , according to bush-man Sean Spicer , is apparently being unable to "engage and negotiate" with Russian Federation - which is why the President had to put an end to Comey's "gra...

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Gingrich adds his eulogy to loss of Roger Ailes

Ailes resigned July 21 following a storm over a sexual harassment lawsuit filed by former Fox anchor Gretchen Carlson. At least a half-dozen other women, including former Fox News star Megyn Kelly...

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Salem congressman responds to Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

Salem congressman responds to Trump's 'witch hunt' tweet

Moulton responds to Trump's claims of a media "witch hunt". In the first one, which again used the wrong spelling of the word "counsel", Trump questioned why "there was never a special councel [si...

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Defence experts demand consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Defence experts demand consular access for Kulbhushan Jadhav

Therefore, a link exists between the rights claimed by India and the provisional measures being sought. He called the order "an essential first step" in ensuring justice for Jadhav, against violati...

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Gay Men Fleeing Torture in Chechnya Denied U.S. Visas

Gay Men Fleeing Torture in Chechnya Denied U.S. Visas

The Chechen government, along with Russian Federation, have denied that this has been happening, claiming that Chechnya hasn't been harming gay people because they are no gay people in Chechnya . S...

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Lawmakers Demand Action Against Turkish Government After Violence Erupts Outside Embassy

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu said on Thursday he wanted Brett McGurk, the USA special envoy to the coalition against Islamic State , removed from his post, saying he supported Kurdish mi...

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Dirk Kuyt retires a champion after title-clinching hat-trick for Feyenoord

Dirk Kuyt retires a champion after title-clinching hat-trick for Feyenoord

Kuyt added: "For me feels this as the right time to stop". "Since returning to Feyenoord I've had two fantastic seasons, with the title this season an absolute highlight". After three prolific sea...

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Putin says Russian Federation sees no need to arm Syrian Kurds

Complicating that effort, however, was an announcement by the Trump administration that it plans to arm Kurdish Syrian fighters in the fight against the Islamic State group. Not even one per million...

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UN almost doubles appeal for South Sudan refugees

UN almost doubles appeal for South Sudan refugees

According to the United Nations information, the situation in South Sudan continues to worsen, with a combination of conflict, drought and starvation leading to further displacement and a rapid exod...

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Omar hits out CM for 'playing down' sloganeering at her event

Omar hits out CM for 'playing down' sloganeering at her event

The security had to usher the CM out. Numerous participants said they were informed that it would be an apolitical function but were surprised to see Mehbooba arriving at the venue. What pushed the ...

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World braces for more cyberattacks as work week begins

The attack is a virus that locks people out of their computer files until they pay a ransom to the hackers. The ransomware attack leveraged a hacking tool, built by the US National Security Agency, ...

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Belt and road initiative a powerful tool for overcoming terrorism,extremism : Nawaz

His comments followed recent clarification by China over India's objections to the China-Pakistan Economic (CPEC) Corridor which passes through Pakistan-occupied Kashmir. Russian President Vladimir Pu...

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Clashes in northwest Syria after de-escalation zones take effect

Iran and Russian Federation are actively backing Damascus and Turkey is supporting proxy rebel militias in the north, though it has kept these groups from fighting against the government since past ...

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South Africa crowned World Rugby Sevens Series Champions

South Africa crowned World Rugby Sevens Series Champions

Powell also became the first person to win the HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as a player and as a coach. South Africa then ended Scotland's giant-killing run in the final, winning its fifth cup fin...

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Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

Syria activists say civilians killed in strike on IS village

The Monday strike hit the town of Albu Kamal in the early hours of the morning, Observatory director Rami Abdel Rahman said. Rebels say the ultimate goal of the Syrian army's push in the Badia was t...

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China welcomes ASEAN summit declaration on South China Sea

China welcomes ASEAN summit declaration on South China Sea

China is not a member of the 10-nation Asean , but its ambassador to Manila worked hard to influence the tenor and content of the chairman's statement, diplomats earlier told AFP. Sought for comme...

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BC Greens face stickhandling act in deciding which party it would back

At the current seat count - 43 Liberals, 41 NDP and three Greens - Horgan suggested there is a clear mandate for change of leadership. Kathryn Harrison, also a professor at UBC, says the Greens must...

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Nebraska Cattlemen Welcome Historic Reopening of China to US Beef

Nebraska Cattlemen Welcome Historic Reopening of China to US Beef

Because of the numerous harvest plants in Nebraska, this announcement will impact all Nebraska beef producers more than any other state in the U.S. Currently, product equivalent of 2600 head of catt...

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Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

Senate intelligence committee subpoenas Michael Flynn

The subpoena was announced Wednesday by the committee chairman, Sen. Mark Warner, the committee's Democratic vice chairman, issued a joint statement saying the panel made a decision to issue the s...

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Trump Begins Filling Courts With Conservative Judges

Trump is nominating 10 judges, including two candidates he had previously floated for the Supreme Court, Joan Larsen and David Straus. She now serves on the Michigan Supreme Court and is expected ...

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Surprise, Jeff Sessions Wants Tougher Prison Sentencing Guidelines

Surprise, Jeff Sessions Wants Tougher Prison Sentencing Guidelines

In a memo to the country's prosecutors Thursday, Sessions wrote , "This policy affirms our responsibility to enforce the law, is moral and just, and produces consistency". You can read the full text ...

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U.N. Security Council to meet Tuesday on North Korea missile launch

According to a US official, Sunday's missile landed 60 miles (95 kilometers) south of Russia's Vladivostok region, home to the Russian Pacific Fleet. Japan's defense minister says the missile test-f...

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Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris

Macron's parliamentary candidates gather in Paris

His newly renamed grassroots movement, La Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move), founded only 13 months ago, revealed 428 out of 577 candidates who will stand in parliamentary elections in June....

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Overblown claim on new China trade deal

Overblown claim on new China trade deal

China had conditionally lifted its longstanding import ban on American beef a year ago, but few purchases have been made. The United States also signaled that it was eager to export more LNG (liquefi...

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