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Iran frees USA resident Nizar Zakka from prison, lawyer says

Zakka was detained in 2015 after being invited to Iran to take part in a conference. "A court has accepted the condition of freedom of Nizar ...

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No change in Turkey’s course on S-400 deal: Turkish officials

Training by Turkish pilots on F-35 fighter jets was recently stopped at a U.S. air base in Arizona, officials said on Monday. They also said t...

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Parliament warns Sirisena against scuttling Easter attacks investigation

Mendis said that when he brought up the warnings during a meeting on April 9, director of the State Intelligence Service Nilantha Jayawardena, t...

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Efforts to raise sunken Danube tour boat starting in Hungary

The boat will then be handed over to police investigating the collision. "Now we will make further checks... in the parts of the boat where th...

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Major Russian newspapers back arrested investigative journalist Golunov

She was commenting on the controversial case of investigative reporter Ivan Golunov, who was charged with drug dealing and placed under house ar...

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Race to Succeed UK PM May Begins With Ten Candidates Nominated

Conservative deputies will hold the first vote on the 10 names on Thursday morning, with those who get fewer than 17 votes to be knocked out. ...

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Canada To Ban Single-Use Plastics In 2021, Says PM Justin Trudeau

Canada plans to ban some single-use plastics like straws, bags and cutlery by early 2021 to reduce un-recyclable waste and protect the world's ...

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Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature

It also claims that "disorientation" regarding sex and gender "has undoubtedly helped to destabilise the family as an institution, bringing with...

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Village in Mali wiped out, over 100 massacred

Weeks later, the entire government resigned over its failure to disarm militias and beat back Islamist militants, who continue to stage attacks ...

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North Korean leader's slain half-brother was a CIA informant

But the most common charges leveled against the condemned ranged from "stealing copper and livestock" to, less commonly, "anti-state" activities...

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Scores held in Kazakhstan over election protests

Officers, some in riot gear with shields and helmets, broke up the demonstrations in the capital, Nur-Sultan, and in Almaty , the Central Asian...

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Man convicted of killing family found buried in desert

Prosecutors believe Merritt killed Joseph McStay, his former business partner, and his family because he had been stealing from the company and ...

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‘Terrorism a joint threat, needs collective action’: PM Modi in Sri Lanka

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said he had come to Tirupati to seek blessings of Lord Venkateswara after forming the new government. P...

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Hackers steal traveler photos and license plates from US Customs

US Customs and Border Protection announced Monday photos of travelers and license plates were recently compromised in a data breach. CBP said...

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Support for Joe Biden slips in key state

Bernard Sanders of Vermont. "First, you have to get people to pay attention". South Bend Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg highlighted his youth,...

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Matildas fall to Italy after 95th minute heartbreaker in World Cup opener

Barbara Bonansea's two second-half goals, including a last-gasp victor, helped Italy surprise Australia 2-1 in Valenciennes, France . Ha...

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Why the House Judiciary Is Dropping Contempt Charges Against Barr

Bush to Nixon. Nixon resigned the presidency in disgrace in 1974. The president once again hammered Democrats for wanting a "Redo, or Do Over...

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Iran Says Fresh Sanctions Reveal Absurdity Of US Call For Talks

The United States has imposed new sanctions on Iran that target the country's petrochemical industry, including its largest petrochemical hold...

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One Reported Dead After Helicopter Crashes Into High-Rise Building in Midtown NYC

A helicopter crash-landed atop a Midtown Manhattan office building Monday afternoon, officials told The Post. The New York City Fire Depart...

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France gave Trump a 'friendship tree' - it died quickly

But it was never replanted: the tree died during quarantine, a diplomatic source told Agence France-Presse. This oak tree (my gift to @realDona...

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Justice Department to release Mueller documents to Congress, House chair says

Plans are still on for the House to vote on a resolution Tuesday that would allow Nadler to take Barr to court to enforce the subpoena. Ho...

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China's exports beat forecast to rise as trade war heats up

China's imports tumbled in May and a surprise rise in exports wasn't enough to dispel concerns that the economic dispute with the US will intens...

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Chief Brexiteer Boris Johnson baulks at $71 billion European Union exit cost

Her intervention comes as Tory lawmakers on either side of the Brexit divide begin to pick the candidates they are backing in the prime minist...

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Trump levels new tariff threat against China, defends Mexico showdown

I think he'll go, and I have a great relationship with him. Trump defended employing tariffs as a negotiating tactic and said without them the...

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Motorcyclist hit by lightning in Florida crashes, dies

A motorcyclist's helmet after he was struck by lightning, while riding in Florida on I-95. Officials said the strike caused the victim to ve...

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Trump Responds to Pelosi After She Reportedly Said She Wanted Him Jailed

Rep. Jim Himes (C), (D-Conn.), behind Rep. Nancy Pelosi , (D-Calif.), and then-Rep. Carolyn McCarthy (D-N.Y.) after speaking to reporters on Ca...

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Video shows destruction after crane collapses on Dallas apartment building, injuring some

Multiple videos of the crane collapse show the crane rocking back and forth before eventually falling. Jason Evans, a spokesman with Dallas ...

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Huge Fire Breaks Out At Block Of Flats In London

Resident Mihaela Gheorghe said she had "raised several issues" about the safety of wooden balconies on the blocks of flats. A massive fire h...

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Passenger opens emergency exit door on plane thinking it's the toilet

The airline confirmed the incident on Twitter, in response to a separate passenger complaining of a separate flight that had been delayed as a r...

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Pakistan ex-president Zardari held on money-laundering charges

The National Assembly witnessed scenes of chaos on Monday as opposition members surrounded the speaker's dais, chanting slogans against the gove...

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