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Putin, Xi gang up on Trump over trade wars

Putin said the world risked slipping into an era where "general worldwide rules will be exchanged for the laws of administrative and legal mec...

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Trump lauds 'unbreakable' trans-Atlantic alliance as D-Day anniversary marked

Trump joined other world leaders in northern France, as well as thousands of well-wishers, to pay tribute to the ever-dwindling number of vetera...

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Cannabis Is The Most Commonly Used Illicit Drug In Ireland

Around 140 tonnes was seized - double the amount from 2016, when 98,000 seizures were recorded. The European Drug Report for 2019 also found t...

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WOAH - Four Bodies, 11 Tonnes Of Rubbish Brought Down From Everest

This year alone there have been 11 fatalities (nine on the Nepalese side and two on the Tibetan) as increasing numbers of tourists try to conque...

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High Court throws out case against Boris Johnson over Brexit claims

Adrian Darbishire QC, for Mr Johnson, said: "The only rational conclusion which could be reached (by the judge) was that the prosecution was p...

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U.S. reaches signed agreement with Mexico, tariff plan suspended

It comes at the end of three days of negotiations, which saw Washington demand a crackdown on Central American migrants. Trump said Mexico wasn'...

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PM Modi First Foreign Leader To Visit Sri Lanka After Easter Bombings

Modi's trip to Sri Lanka and Maldives will be his first foreign trip since his re-election. Sri Lanka witnessed a series of eight coordinate...

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North Korea to suspend mass games after Kim complains:The Asahi Shimbun

The sanctions have been imposed on Pyongyang due to no progress during the second summit between Kim and US President in Hanoi, Vietnam, because...

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German nurse who killed 85 patients gets life in prison - International

Noting the seriousness of the case, the court virtually ruled out release from prison after 15 years, as is usual practice in Germany. Hoegel,...

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USA lawmakers to push back against Trump on Saudi weapons sales

The unusual ideological mix also includes the top Democrats on the Foreign Relations, Appropriations and Armed Services Committees - Sens Bob M...

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‘Non-trivial dose’: Study tries to estimate human consumption of microplastics

Cox, a PhD candidate at the University of Victoria in Canada, and his colleagues analyzed data from 26 studies that measured how many microplast...

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Two Canadian women kidnapped at gunpoint in Kumasi, Ghana

Two Canadian women were kidnapped at Ahodwo on Tuesday at about 8:25pm. When they reached their destination, the pair got out of the taxi firs...

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Tourists and locals react to US Cuba cruise ban

It was supposed to stay for two days, but has now left early. Mnuchin, who joined Trump on his first state visit to the United Kingdom this we...

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NY police commissioner apologizes for Stonewall raid in 1969

I would love for it happen this month and I will bring it up to the police commissioner. Organizers of New York City's LGBT Pride celebratio...

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'Dramatic' rise in African migrants arriving at USA border

Ebrard's spokesman Robert Velasco Alvarez said Thursday that there was no deal as the two sides were far apart, but that talks continue. The i...

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Pope Francis approves change to the Lord's Prayer

Pope Francis has officially approved changes to some of the most famous verses in Holy Scripture, including the Lord's Prayer, in a revised thi...

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UAE tells United Nations tanker attacks were 'sophisticated' work of 'state actor'

Despite not explicit naming Iran, the Saudi Ambassador to the UN, Abdallah Y.al-Mouallimi took a more brazen approach and claiming that they had...

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Decision on $300 billion China tariffs after G20 meeting, says Donald Trump

Speaking Thursday in France , Trump said he plans to make a decision about ramping up tariffs on China after speaking with Xi at the summit...

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United Kingdom opposition Labour fights off Brexit Party to retain parliament seat

Leadership contest frontrunner Johnson warned that the center-right Conservatives "must deliver Brexit by October 31 or we risk Brexit Party...

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Massive ladybug swarm over California shows up on radar

Meteorologist Joe Dandrea says the array of bugs appeared to be about 129 kilometres wide as it flew over San Diego on Tuesday (local time ). ...

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FBI Releases 22 Pages From Its Bigfoot Files

Now, newly released records from the United States reveal that the Federal Bureau of Investigation too had analyzed the alleged fur of Bigfoot i...

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Putin Says Iran's Nuclear And Missile Programs Are Separate Issues

Speaking on June 6 at the St. Petersburg International Economic Forum, Putin also denied Moscow is pulling defense personnel out of Venezuela, c...

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Ex-Minneapolis cop who killed Justine Damond sentenced to prison

Ms Ruszczyk Damond was home alone in Minneapolis just before midnight on July 15, 2017 when she heard a woman screaming in an alley behind her...

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All three United States tourists who died in Dominican Republic suffered respiratory failure

It said the guests were in different hotels-Schaup-Werner at the Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville, Day and Holmes at the Grand Bahia Principe L...

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Putin says ‘role of dollar’ should be revisited in global trade

In some of his strongest words on the subject, Putin accused Washington of "unbridled economic egoism". He pointed to American efforts to bloc...

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USA puts sanctions on Iran's largest petrochemical group

Gen. McKenzie believes the Iranians or their proxies may orchestrate an attack at any moment, "we continually evaluate our force posture in the ...

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NYPD, FBI arrest suspect for allegedly plotting explosion in Times Square

He lives with his parents. But a federal magistrate ordered Alam held without bail after prosecutors argued that he was a danger to the commun...

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USA orders end to Turkey’s involvement in F-35 program

The US has slowly increased the pressure, warning Turkey , threatening to stop delivery of the first four Turkish F-35s, halting delivery of F-...

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Ita Buttrose slams ‘unprecedented’ raid on ABC headquarters

Federal police are investigating not only the leaking of documents by Commonwealth officers but also the publication of the materials following ...

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Chopper Rescue Of 74-Year-Old Woman Turns Scary As Stretcher Spins

As she's drawn up in a basket, the video shows the gurney spinning incredibly fast as it rises slowly up into the helicopter, prompting a huge r...

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