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Melania Trump derides media focus on "gossip" and criticizes "opportunists"

Trump has repeatedly attacked the press as "fake news" and referred to them as the "enemy of the people". Naturally, the Internet had lots o...

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Labour will try to force Brexit vote before Christmas

Mrs May is facing a groundswell of calls to hold a second referendum to decide the fate of Brexit as her withdrawal agreement heads for likely...

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Ryan Zinke: President Trump announces secretary of interior is to step down

Like Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin , Energy Secretary Rick Perry , former Veterans Affairs Secretary David Shulkin and former EPA head...

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Hamas marks anniversary with parade of new missiles

Haniya also praised the "resistance" in the occupied West Bank following attacks against Israeli settlers and soldiers in recent days. "Th...

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European Union says Brexit deal not up for re-negotiation

The backstop has emerged as the biggest sticking point of the deal, and the thing which might ultimately sink it. In remarks aimed at Europe...

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Former Indian MP jailed for life over 1984 Sikh massacre

He was found guilty over a case involving the murder of five members of a Sikh family in New Delhi after key testimonies from eye witnesses. ...

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Interior Secy. Zinke to step down at end of the year

But a series of crises, including wildfires in the West and uncertainty over whether John Kelly would stay on as White House chief of staff, had...

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British PM Theresa May slams Tony Blair over anti-Brexit moves

He said the party would be using "parliamentary tactics" to try to bring the MPs' "meaningful vote" on the deal - which was delayed by the go...

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Ukraine Orthodox OKs Break with Russian Church

The newly formed community is expected to receive independence from the Ecumenical Patriarchate of Constantinople, the Istanbul-based institut...

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Anglican bishops appeal for change of tone in Brexit debate

Pooled video footage of the two of them caught a tense exchange on Friday morning after his remarks. In a press conference at the end of a Eur...

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North Korea warns U.S. sanctions may 'block path to denuclearisation'

Kim. Pyongyang's statement, cautioning that the U.S. policy of "maximum pressure" would be its "greatest miscalculation", follows Washingto...

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Japan police investigate cause of blast that hurt 42

Most of the injuries were mild, but at least one person was said to be critically hurt, fire officials said. Reports from the scene also state...

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Cohen: Trump knew hush money payments wrong

The president's former lawyer acted extremely contrite, saying, "Somehow or another, this task has now fallen onto my shoulders". He claimed h...

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Turkey threatens new Syria offensive against USA objection

IS fighters pulled back to positions east of Hajin Friday and to Sousa and Al-Shaafa, the other two main villages in their shrinking Euphrates v...

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U.S. House Democrats to seek Trump tax returns

Trump on Tuesday said he would be happy to take the blame for a government shutdown if Congress can't pass a spending bill that included his wal...

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Chester Zoo fire sparks evacuation as flames engulf building

It is not yet known if there have been any casualties. Firefighters at Chester Zoo after a fire broke out in the Monsoon Forest habitat area o...

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USA lashes out at ‘predatory’ China, Russia in Africa

The new strategy for Africa in essence, seeks to counter China's growing influence on the continent, as well as Russia's attempts to gain foot...

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Trump names Mulvaney acting White House chief-of-staff

One of Mick Mulvaney's first tasks as acting chief of staff to Donald Trump will perhaps be explaining why he previously publicly called his...

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Man finds father's remains buried in basement

This is a deep and very emotional thing and everybody is dealing with this in different ways. Despite the find , Mr Carroll told the New Yor...

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Trump says interior secretary to leave in latest high-profile departure

Donald Trump said Saturday that his interior secretary will be leaving soon - the latest in a series of high-profile departures from the USA pr...

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Indian court backs Modi over multi-billion dollar French jet deal

Supreme Court Rafale deal judgment may shape future cases on issues involving defence procurement. The apex court said scrutiny into the dea...

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Strasbourg shooting suspect killed by police, Paris authorities say

MARTIN: What more are we learning about exactly what transpired at the Christmas market? "It's a large zone and the search is hard", senior ...

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Merkel seeks to calm United Kingdom concerns on Brexit deal

The Taoiseach said "I don't think we could agree to anything that would change the content of the treaty or the withdrawal agreement". Theres...

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Twin Cities woman studying in Netherlands fatally stabbed, suspect arrested

Police discovered Papenheim's body in a pool of blood after a neighbor called to report a loud altercation and screaming coming from her unit. ...

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Australia recognizes west Jerusalem as Israels capital

He said the decision respects both a commitment to a two-state solution and longstanding respect for relevant UN Security Council resolutions. ...

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Rajapaksa set to quit as Sri Lanka's premier to end crisis

The Sri Lanka Podujana Peramuna (SLPP) with the former president, SLFP and others will now work to form a broader political coalition with Pre...

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Theresa May Has Tense Exchange With EU Leader

She appeared to say: "You called me nebulous". "What came out of that was his clarity that. when he used that particular phrase he'd been talk...

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Sirisena’s decision to dissolve Parliament was illegal: Sri Lankan SC

Sirisena, after sacking Wickremesinghe on October 26, dissolved Parliament and called for a snap election on January 5. Addressing the House o...

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Pelosi Reaches Deal With Dem Critics, Likely to Become House Speaker

Pelosi said she will abide by the rule whether it is approved by the caucus in February or not. The proposal would limit members to three term...

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Guatemalan migrant girl, 7, dies in U.S. custody

She called the death "heart-wrenching", but said it was "a very sad example" of what can happen when immigrants "choose to come here illegally"....

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