• Netanyahu: Trump 'made an indelible impression on the people of Israel'
Netanyahu: Trump 'made an indelible impression on the people of Israel'

But the officials, speaking on condition of anonymity because they were discussing a confidential diplomatic matter, stressed the situation is fluid. "They sounded like Netanyahu's advisers and not as honest mediators", a Palestinian source told Haaretz .

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  • Wisconsin's Top Election Official Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee
Wisconsin's Top Election Official Testifies Before Senate Intelligence Committee

Former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson appears before the House Intelligence Committee task force on Capitol Hill, in Washington , Wednesday as part of the Russian Federation investigation. Members of the Senate Judiciary Committee say they've had a productive meeting with Robert Mueller , the special counsel investigating potenti...

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  • Russian opposition leader jailed
Russian opposition leader jailed

A series of anti-government protests against corruption and political stagnation led by the Opposition swept through Russian Federation on Monday, leading to the arrest of thousands of demonstrators including Opposition leader Alexei Navalny who has been sent to jail for 30 days .

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  • North Korea denies torturing U.S. student, calls death a mystery
North Korea denies torturing U.S. student, calls death a mystery

His family accused North Korea of "awful torturous treatment", while US President Donald Trump described Mr Warmbier as the "latest victim" of North Korean brutality . Being North Korea's main trading partner, China has always been accused of not fully enforcing existing United Nations sanctions on its neighbour.

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  • How will US-China diplomatic dialogue narrow gap over N. Korea?
How will US-China diplomatic dialogue narrow gap over N. Korea?

He is not specifying any particular action China may take to meet that goal. The most recent launch took place on June 8, when North Korea carried out a launch of short-range anti-ship missiles which reportedly flew some 199.5 kilometers (124 miles) before falling into the Sea of Japan.

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  • South Korean Prime Minister Urges Pyongyang to Release Foreign Detainees
South Korean Prime Minister Urges Pyongyang to Release Foreign Detainees

South Korean President Moon Jae-in on Friday witnessed the test-firing of a home-grown ballistic missile to showcase the country's defence capability against Pyongyang. North Korean missiles can already reach South Korea or Japan, both countries have a United States military presence. A long-time advocate of a softer line, he acknowledges the Nor...

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  • USA military wounded in Afghanistan attack
USA military wounded in Afghanistan attack

However, doctors at the city hospital said they had received the bodies of at least five police, as well as at least 30 wounded people, including 20 civilians. It remains unclear as to whether the slain Afghan, who is reported to have been a commando, was the perpetrator of the attack. Sunday's attack came a day after an Afghan commando fired on ...

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  • US, China Affirm North Korean Threat, Mattis Says
US, China Affirm North Korean Threat, Mattis Says

Trump said in a Twitter message. American concern is growing over North Korea's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland. Testifying before Congress on Wednesday, U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer made the case that any decision to label China a "market economy" would have "cataclysmic" consequences...

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  • Qatar given 10 days to comply neighbours' 13-points
Qatar given 10 days to comply neighbours' 13-points

The list of 13 demands , seen by Associated Press , also wants Qatar to close a Turkish-operated military base, hand over terror suspects and shut down diplomatic posts in Iran. Gulf officials have also accused Qatar-based media outlets, namely Al Jazeera , of promoting extremism and interfering in the internal affairs of Egypt and Bahrain ...

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  • Bankrupt Democrats in Denial About Why They Lose
Bankrupt Democrats in Denial About Why They Lose

Republican Karen Handel beat Democrat Jon Ossoff by around 5 percentage points in the suburban Atlanta district previously represented by Tom Price, now the Health and Human Services secretary. The response from some: It better be. Some Democrats have blamed Pelosi for the party's loss in the Georgia special election on Tuesday. Ryan chall...

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  • Arrest made after auto hits pedestrians in UK
Arrest made after auto hits pedestrians in UK

A spokesman said the vehicle collided with pedestrians on a pavement at around 9.14am. Witnesses have said the pedestrians involved in the crash were worshippers celebrating the end of Ramadan. "It was chaos, everyone was panicking people just don't know what is going on these days". Two people were very, very seriously injured. Five people hav...

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  • Erdogan says Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar 'against international law'
Erdogan says Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar 'against international law'

Food exports to Qatar were stopped at the border. But a closer look at the demands made by Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain and the UAE reveal that this is hardly the case - the extensive list asks for much that Qatar will not be willing to give, and some that it can not possibly grant on its own.

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  • Tight GOP win in Georgia
Tight GOP win in Georgia

As the map stands now, Democrats arguably don't need to take a win in Georgia to take back control of the House for the first time since 2010. In this week's election, Georgia voters, many of whom are skeptical of President Donald Trump and his tweets , demonstrated they nevertheless want more from an opposition than rants and adolescent...

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  • House Democrats have no good alternative to Pelosi
House Democrats have no good alternative to Pelosi

As for the Democrats , they should grab their party donkey by the tail and look their future squarely in the face. April efforts were nearly as dismal. What if Republican voters who don't particularly like President Donald Trump are also able to compartmentalize their votes? And despite the leftward cultural shift of the nation and their vir...

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  • United Kingdom parliament targeted by cyber attack
United Kingdom parliament targeted by cyber attack

A number of MPs have confirmed to the BBC they are not able to access their parliamentary email accounts remotely. Blackmail fears after Parliament hit by "sustained and determined' cyber attack https://t.co/rjeXRwHck9 via telegraphnews- Mark Buckwell (buckwem) June 24, 2017 Growing threat Britain's National Health Service was hit by a massiv...

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  • Nancy Pelosi not the real problem for Democrats: Carly Fiorina
Nancy Pelosi not the real problem for Democrats: Carly Fiorina

Even Trump said in a tweet that he hoped Democrats don't force Pelosi out of her leadership role. Both Reps. Kathleen Rice , R-N.Y. Conservative strategist Frank Luntz took to Twitter to say " she represents everything swing voters dislike about D.C".

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  • Republicans 'Thank' Nancy Pelosi for Losing All 4 Special Elections
Republicans 'Thank' Nancy Pelosi for Losing All 4 Special Elections

A number of Democrats, a lot of them younger members, had tried to oust Pelosi previous year after President Trump won the White House, and those lawmakers have revived that effort following Tuesday's special election in Georgia, where Democrat Jon Ossoff was defeated by Republican Karen Handel in the most expensive House race in the nation's h...

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  • UK firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London
UK firefighters battle blaze at low-rise building in east London

Local media reports say the fire broke out in a third storey apartment and the smoke from the blaze can be seen in the city's skyline, there are now eight fire engine's at the scene. The fire is believed to have started in the third floor of the building - but the cause of the fire has yet to be discovered. The flat and the building's roof were d...

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  • North Korea Says Otto Warmbier Isn't the Biggest Victim in His Case
North Korea Says Otto Warmbier Isn't the Biggest Victim in His Case

In first official response to student's death, North Korea says Warmbier's passing after return to USA is a "mystery" On June 23, the North Korean government released its first official response to the death of Otto Warmbier , an American student detained by the North who returned to the USA in a coma and died just six days later.

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  • Otto Warmbier death a 'mystery': North Korea denies responsibility
Otto Warmbier death a 'mystery': North Korea denies responsibility

Heartbreak in OH on Thursday as more than 2,000 mourners helped Otto Warmbier's family say goodbye to their son, who died Monday just days after being returned from North Korea in a coma. Inside the arts center, some of the personal items Warmbier took to North Korea were on display: a wallet, a University of Virginia notebook and the cream-c...

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