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Pakistani origin Sajid Javid enters race to replace Theresa May as PM

Announcing he was running on social media, Javid said his primary focus would be Brexit, saying "first and foremost, we must deliver Brexit". ...

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Australian 'Egg Boy' donates US$70,000 to Christchurch victims

The Australian teenager who smashed an egg onto the head of Fraser Anning says he has donated more than $100,000 to the survivors of the Christc...

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Planned Parenthood suing to keep last Missouri clinic open

Last week, the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services notified the organization of "three issues that could impact license renewal", ...

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European Union Leaders Discuss Bloc's Top Jobs

In this framework the role of France, having broken out of the prison of spitzenkandidats, is to build a dynamic and credible movement, behind a...

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Suspect arrested after Lyon bomb attack that injured 13

Another source said the judicial police arrested the suspect on the street after having after tailed him. French President Emmanuel Macron...

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Taiwan, US officials hold rare meeting

Lee reportedly met Bolton during his May 13-21 visit to the United States . China opposes any kind of official exchanges between the United S...

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USA state sues Johnson & Johnson in historic trial over opioid crisis

Oklahoma on Tuesday became the first USA state to take a major pharmaceutical company to trial over an epidemic of deaths from prescription opio...

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North Korea calls United States security advisor 'war maniac'

The North Korean state media KCNA published a statement from the North's Foreign Ministry, with the key headlines found below. "This is, after...

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Heavy rain, wind headed our way after tornadoes hit the midwest

Six suspected tornadoes were reported in Iowa, five in Nebraska, four in IL, three in Minnesota and one in Idaho. A spate of tornadoes pulveri...

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There will be no renegotiation of Brexit deal — European Union tells Britain

I suspect Johnson might think he could win a general election. "But it will be for my successor and for Parliament to find a way forward and g...

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Macron Party's 2nd Spot in EU Vote 'Personal' Loss for President

Some evidence of that could be seen with Le Pen's National Rally apparent capture of one more seat than Macron's La République En Marche (Repub...

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Supreme Court upholds IN provision mandating fetal burial or cremation

The justices concluded 7-2 that the state of IN has a "legitimate interest IN the proper disposal of fetal remains" and that a requirement to bu...

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China's stance on US trade talks always been consistent

Apple is my teacher [and] it is advancing in front of us. Tensions between the United States and China have been mounting in recent weeks, as ...

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Huawei founder would be ‘first to protest’ if China banned Apple

Adding that those demands would've "directly affect China's political and social stability", and that Beijing was particularly angered by the ad...

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Packed line of tornadoes leaves debris across Indiana, Ohio

Montgomery County, Ohio reported in the morning that, thankfully, there were no fatalities there. In Vandalia, about 10 miles (16 kilometers) ...

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Israel fires missile at Syria, killing soldier

A Syrian military source told state news agency Sana that the "Israeli enemy" hit the base in Quneitra province, which is next to the Israeli-...

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Rare albino Panda caught on camera

According to Li Sheng, a researcher with the School of Life Science at Peking University, the panda is an albino and is about one to two years...

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Huawei founder ready for drawn out battle with USA over blacklist

The company was also forced from the U.S. 5G wireless market under the pretext that Chinese technology can be used by Beijing to spy on everyone...

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Netanyahu struggles to form government amid talk of new election

Without the support of Lieberman's far-right Yisrael Beitenu party, which has five seats in the 120-member Knesset, Netanyahu can not put togeth...

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Trump wishes 'happy Memorial Day' to U.S., Japanese troops

Prime Minister Abe is considering traveling to Iran next month, and at Monday's briefing, he pledged to do whatever he could to mediate. In a...

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Now up to others to find Brexit solution - PM May's spokesman

Johnson and Raab are both hardline Brexiteers who have said they would rather leave the bloc without a deal than under the conditions May had ne...

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Iran slams Trump after he asserts he's not seeking regime change

Iranian state media reported Trump's comments as the United States backing down from "war threats" but stuck the regime line that negotiations...

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BIMSTEC leaders invited for Narendra Modi’s swearing in on 30 May

Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi says Pakistan's current relationship with India is not conducive at present to facilitate a visit by Prime...

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Man dies inflight after eating 246 cocaine packets

A local media outlet reported that the man's name is Satoshi Udo, who came to Mexico City from Bogata, Columbia. This caused a swelling in h...

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Irish voters plan to liberalise divorce laws

Just 17pc of the 1.7 million people who voted opted to oppose reform. The county voted by 85.39% to approve an amendment to the Constitution t...

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Seven children killed in Yemen attack

Last Thursday, the group said they had targeted the airport in the Saudi Arabian city of Najran with a drone strike. That attack - the third a...

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ACLU, Planned Parenthood sue over Alabama abortion ban

The ACLU and Planned Parenthood filed a lawsuit on Friday to block the law from taking effect, calling it unconstitutional. On Friday, Mis...

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Malawi narrowly re-elects Peter Mutharika: Commission

Poll results were not released after the Malawi Congress Party asked the High Court for a recount. Malawian law says complaints must be resolv...

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Huawei founder says he would oppose if China retaliates against Apple

The Chinese government has already banned Google services in the country. Huawei first faced espionage allegations in 2012. The Chinese te...

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Mahdi warns of 'danger of war' as Zarif visits Baghdad

Baghdad does not believe an "economic blockade" is fruitful, he added in a reference to US sanctions. While tensions have been high between t...

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