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North Korea Blames US for Failed Talks in Vietnam

Bolton also said North Korea hasn't responded to attempts to resume diplomatic talks, noting the USA special representative is ready to talk at ...

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Facebook bans 2.2 billion fake accounts

While most of these fake accounts were blocked "within minutes" of their creation, the company said the increase meant that a lot of fake acc...

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United Nations backs end to UK control of Chagos islands

The vote comes three months after the International Court of Justice said Britain should relinquish sovereignty of the islands "as rapidly a...

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Feds Charge Chicago Banker In Alleged Trump Administration Bribe Scheme

The indictment charges Calk with later making "false and misleading statements" to bank regulators at the U.S. Office of the Comptroller of the ...

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United States suspects Assad regime of latest chemical assault - Turkish Information

The AK Party of President Tayyip Erdogan said on Wednesday there was nothing wrong with Turkey's intelligence agency meeting Syrian counterparts...

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Boris Johnson odds-on favourite to replace Theresa May as Tory leader

Images of the Prime Minister breaking down in tears as she told how it had been "the honour of my life" to serve as leader fill the fronts of th...

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Nadler appears to faint at NY news conference

Mr. Nadler, 71, was seated at a table in a gymnasium at Public School 199 on the Upper West Side, where Mayor Bill de Blasio was heralding the...

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Chinese ambassador on replace talks: The US 'changes its mind so generally'

Earlier this month, US President Donald Trump increased tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods to 25 percent from the previous 10 perc...

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Call our leader Abe Shinzo, not Shinzo Abe

The practice became conventional during the Meiji Era in the mid-19th to early 20th century, a period during which Japan became a modern, indu...

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High Court makes ruling on decriminalising homosexuality

The groups that launched the legal challenge against the anti-gay laws said they plan to appeal Friday's court judgement to a higher court. ...

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Jayme Closs' family members read heartbreaking impact statements

Jake Patterson can never take away my courage. Patterson was on his way to a temporary job at a cheese factory, and his auto had stopped behi...

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Police say 7 died in Indonesia election rioting

The government had deployed some 50,000 police and soldiers in Jakarta in anticipation of protests following the official election results. ...

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Republican lawmaker 'punched wife because he wanted sex fast'

The state's House speaker, Philip Gunn , said he had reached out to McLeod to request his resignation if the accusations are true. The deputy a...

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At least 15 killed in fire at Indian student coaching centre

Nineteen fire tenders and two hydraulic platforms had been pressed into service to douse the blaze, a fire services officer said, adding that th...

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Three deaths in Missouri as tornado strikes state capital

David Williams said that a three-square-mile area received the brunt of the damage from the storm and that authorities had spent the 12 hours s...

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WikiLeaks founder indicted on criminal charges

The charges announced on Thursday all relate to chapters in the history of WikiLeaks before its involvement in Russia's interference in the...

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Saudi Arabia Downs Explosive-Laden Drone from Yemen

A sale of precision-guided munitions to Saudi Arabia has been on hold for over a year. Several members of Congress, including many Republicans...

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US to send 1,500 troops to Middle East, officials say

The US has recently sent an aircraft carrier strike group to the Persian Gulf, and reportedly deployed a regiment of B-52 bombers to the Middle...

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France Lyon: 'Parcel bomb' injures people

It was left outside a bakery on a street corner, a police source told AFP news agency. They are searching for a man believed to be the perpe...

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Nicola Sturgeon calls for general election in wake of Theresa May’s resignation

Work and Pensions Secretary Amber Rudd tweeted: "The Prime Minister has shown great courage". "Yesterday's elections will surely show that del...

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IRS memo drafted on handing over tax returns to Congress

Appearing in front of a House panel, Mnuchin said the Treasury Department and Department of Justice relied on separate legal reasoning for rej...

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FAA tells United Nations panel it expects Boeing 737 MAX approval by June

Mr Elwell said if it took a year for the grounding order to be lifted "so be it". Long considered a "gold standard" internationally, the FAA's...

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Trump orders intel agencies to cooperate in campaign 'spying' probe

In Thursday's memo Trump ordered the Department of State, Secretary of the Treasury, Secretary of Defense, the Attorney General, Secretary of ...

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May’s premiership fades as her Brexit gambit fails

She added: "I do not support the government willingly facilitating such a concession". George Osborne, a former Conservative finance minister ...

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Laura Ingraham blasts Pelosi as 'obsessed' with Trump, 'muttering and sputtering'

Pelosi, responding to Trump's remarks, tweeted: "When the "extremely stable genius" starts acting more presidential, I'll be happy to work with...

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‘Traffic jam’ on Everest as two more climbers die reaching summit

The Sherpas were unable to revive him, CBS News reports. Because of his condition, the local guides had to carry Donald down the mountain, but...

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Turkey military receiving Russian defense system training

As of Tuesday, U.S. officials remained optimistic that Turkey might reconsider and buy Patriots instead of S-400s. U.S. officials have sai...

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UAE welcomes 'Peace to Prosperity' workshop in Bahrain

Greenblatt, who along with Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner is drafting the peace proposals, said it was time to "start a conversation about p...

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Donald Trump visit 'to happen on June 5 - 7'

The visit to Ireland and the United Kingdom are part of Mr Trump's wider trip to Europe, which will include events in France to commemorate the ...

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BJP set to sweep in Karnataka, coalition bigwigs trail

Among the prominent candidates, Tejasvi Surya of the BJP is leading from Bangalore South constituency against the Congress's B.K Hariprasad. ...

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