• Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation probe chief
Trump questions impartiality of Russian Federation probe chief

US President Donald Trump has suggested he was just trying to keep fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey honest with his cryptic tweet implying there might be recordings of their private conversations. President Donald Trump said "we're going to have to see" when asked about the future of Special Counsel Robert Mueller...

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  • Venezuelan president's opponents lay siege to air base
Venezuelan president's opponents lay siege to air base

Here is my response: I will resign the OAS Secretariat General when free national and transparent elections are carried out in Venezuela, with global observers and nobody barred from running before-hand. Maduro called the OAS's failure to advance a plan "a diplomatic and political victory" for Venezuela, and said his country would "never" return to...

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  • Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks
Palestinians reject ISIL claim of Jerusalem attacks

Large numbers of heavily armed security forces were patrolling throughout the Old City, an AFP reporter said. Palestinian groups have rejected ISIL's claim of responsibility for Friday's attacks in Jerusalem, which left one Israeli police officer killed and resulted in Israeli soldiers killing three Palestinians.

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  • Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick
Shiv Sena backs Kovind as NDA's presidential pick

Addressing a press conference after the meeting, Mr. Thackeray said all the party legislators and MPs will support Ram Nath Kovind , nearly clearing his way to Raisina Hill. The opposition has alleged that the NDA finalised Kovind's name for the post of President without consulting them prior to the announcement. Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar, for...

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  • Nancy Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Nancy Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Trump , who spoke to the network Thursday at the White House, touted the recent Republican victory in a Georgia special election. Perez noted that Democrats are losing, but by encouraging margins, citing the April special election in Kansas' 4th district where he said Democrats were expected to lose by 30 percentage points but lost by less th...

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  • Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy
Expect a rainy New Orleans weekend after Tropical Storm Cindy

Downgraded to a tropical depression earlier today, and now the final advisory has been issued as Cindy is expected to deteriorate into a remnant area of low pressure overnight. The NHC said the storm should turn north-northeast later Thursday and then turn northeast Friday . The system is moving north at 12 miles per hour, with winds at 40 m...

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  • Transformers: The Last Knight Rotten Tomatoes Score Is In!
Transformers: The Last Knight Rotten Tomatoes Score Is In!

The same can not be said about Revenge of the Fallen and Dark of the Moon , which are regarded as something between messy and boring, two qualities that do not befit Michael Bay's filmography. At the end of Age of Exctinction , Optimus Prime blasted off from Earth in search of his creators in order to find out why they wanted to have him kil...

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  • United States 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria
United States 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria

In a recent statement , the USA military arrogated to itself the right to control the strategic area, placing multiple rocket launcher systems at the base and warning that it would not "tolerate any hostile intent and action of pro-regime forces", a stance raising concerns of further aggression from US forces unlawfully stationed in the Arab count...

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  • North Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA
North Korea denies torturing US student Warmbier: KCNA

North Korea on Friday has denied it cruelly treated or tortured an American student who was detained for more than year and died days after being released in a coma. Otto Warmbier's brother, sister and friends were scheduled to speak at the funeral Thursday in his hometown of Wyoming, near Cincinnati. Medical tests did not show what precipita...

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  • China, US agree aim of
China, US agree aim of "complete, irreversible" Korean denuclearization

Warmbier, who spent 17 months imprisoned in North Korea for allegedly stealing a propaganda poster on a student trip to Pyongyang, was returned to the U.S. "It showed Washington understands, albeit reluctantly, its campaign to exert "maximum pressure" on North Korea stands little chance of success if China continues to oppose or stall such an e...

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  • Big Orange wins Gold Cup at Royal Ascot
Big Orange wins Gold Cup at Royal Ascot

Princess Peggy was knocked down by a bicyclist earlier in the week when walking back to the stables after training. British fashion designer Amanda Wakeley, who wore a black and white trouser suit from her collection and a Jane Taylor hat, summed up the mood of the event.

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  • Six dead in a landslide at China village
Six dead in a landslide at China village

Saturday. In 2008, 87,000 people were killed when an quake struck Wenchuan county in Sichuan province. State television reports showed villagers and rescuers scrambling over mounds of mud and rocks that had slid down the mountainside. State broadcaster CCTV said more than 400 rescuers, including police, are involved. China's national weather ...

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  • Michael Barone: The Outlook After The Special Elections
Michael Barone: The Outlook After The Special Elections

Around the same time House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi was declaring she had broad support to remain the top Democratic leader and jabbing back at her critics, a group of her colleagues met privately to brainstorm on whether there was a way to force her out.

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  • North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say
North Korea tests new missile engine, US officials say

The US has a permanent army of around 28,500 troops in South Korea on standby should wayward Kim act on his promise to launch a strike on North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies or march his troops over the border. "With each provocation, North Korea jeopardizes stability in Northeast Asia and poses a growing threat to our allies and the USA ho...

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  • Mourners gather for USA student jailed by N Korea
Mourners gather for USA student jailed by N Korea

Throngs of mourners paid their final respects to Otto Warmbier Thursday at a public funeral at the high school he attended near Cincinnati. Sentenced to hard labor early previous year for stealing a political poster from a North Korean hotel, Warmbier was medically evacuated to the United States in a coma last week after almost 18 months in capti...

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  • Palestinians, Israelis contest Tillerson on
Palestinians, Israelis contest Tillerson on "martyrs' fund"

Echoing views of the majority of members of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee , Senator Chris Murphy said to many people who follow USA foreign policy, the withdrawal of American leadership from the world in the first several months of the Trump administration looked deliberate.

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  • United Kingdom set for joint rule with Northern Irish zealots
United Kingdom set for joint rule with Northern Irish zealots

One Conservative ex-minister told the BBC that Theresa May "did brilliantly", suggesting that "the "Maybot" disappeared and we got a real leader back". May is slated to meet with Arlene Foster , the leader of the Democratic Unionist Party , to try to forge a working agreement that would keep Ms. The PM also faced calls from Scottish Conservat...

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  • US congressman's shooter had list of six lawmakers
US congressman's shooter had list of six lawmakers

Bernie Sanders, whose 2016 campaign he had volunteered for, and emailed the offices of Illinois Democratic senators Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin. Hodgkinson also had email communications with the two United States senators for Illinois - Tammy Duckworth and Dick Durbin.

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  • Senate's new ACA repeal bill: What's different from the House version?
Senate's new ACA repeal bill: What's different from the House version?

Ted Cruz , R-Texas; Ron Johnson , R-Wis.; Mike Lee , R-Utah; and Rand Paul , R-Ky., who all announced opposition to the Senate health plan unveiled by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday. A handful of Senate Republicans are meeting in secret to craft a bill to replace the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Georges Benjamin, execut...

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  • China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization
China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

China's top diplomat Yang Jiechi and General Fang Fenghui met Tillerson and Defense Secretary Jim Mattis during the talks. The sales accounted for more than 50 percent of North Korea's exports to China past year and about a fifth of its total trade, according to Yang Moo-jin, a professor at the University of North Korean Studies in Seoul.

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