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Germany's Angela Merkel seen shaking again in Berlin

Merkel, 64, was attending an event marking the departure of the justice minister, Katarina Barley, who is leaving to become an MEP, and the swea...

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Air India plane lands in London after bomb threat

Air India said in a tweet that a bomb threat had prompted the landing, according to the BBC. Air India said that Flight AI191, from Mumbai i...

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KSA: Saudi CP and Pompeo lunch at beachfront restaurant

Asked about the slaughter and dismemberment of Khashoggi, a Saudi dissident, in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last October, an unnamed senior ...

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Australian university student, 29, 'arrested and detained in North Korea'

Alek Sigley , who has been studying Korean literature at the elite Kim Il-sung University, is a fluent Korean speaker and one of a tiny handful ...

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Elizabeth Warren leads Democrats in spirited first 2020 debate

Savannah Guthrie, Lester Holt, Chuck Todd, Rachel Maddow , and José Diaz-Balart of Telemundo will be moderating. Former Maryland Congressman Joh...

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Paris says 'Non' to older cars to counter heat

As the heatwave escalates towards its peak late this week, temperatures have already neared or surpassed 37.8 deg C in parts of France , Germ...

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White House says Conway won't show up to Hatch Act hearing

According to the Office of Special Counsel , the goal of the Hatch Act in limiting political activities of federal employees working in the ex...

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Sexual Assault Accuser ‘Not My Type’, Says Donald Trump

Jean Carroll's increasingly shaky allegation that President Trump raped her 23 years ago in an exclusive New York City department store still...

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Mother says her son's bully attacked them on the street in Passaic

A Passaic County mother was physically beaten and knocked unconscious after complaining to her son's school vice principal about three student...

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US regulator cites new flaw on grounded Boeing 737 MAX

Boeing 737 aircraft have been involved in two of the biggest airline tragedies in recent times - the Ethiopian Airlines crash that killed 157 pe...

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Locals 'Dry Out' Town's Entire Beer Supply Ahead of Neo-Nazi Music Festival

Locals also bought more than 200 crates of beer in the town's supermarkets. The ban was a new tool in the fight against neo-Nazi influen...

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Lawyers urge Canadian authorities to drop extradition against Meng Wanzhou

In the statement released Monday, Meng's lawyers say Canada is at a "crossroads" regarding the United States' request to extradite Meng to f...

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Italian mafia boss Morabito flees Uruguay prison

As part of the group, Morabito was behind the smuggling of hundreds of kilos of cocaine from South America to Italy, police say. Rocco Morabit...

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Two Million March Against Hong Kong Extradition Bill

Protesters also sent petition letters to the embassies of G20 member states, seeking more worldwide help to mount pressure on Beijing against ...

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Facebook to hand over data on hate speech suspects to French courts

France's Minister of State for the Digital Sector, Cedric O tweeted on Tuesday that the U.S. firm would provide the French judicial authorities ...

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House panel holds hearing on possible violations by Trump officials

Justin Amash being the only Republican to approve the resolution to subpoena the president's top aide over her Hatch Act violations . Democr...

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Eric Trump says cocktail lounge worker spit on him

An employee at The Aviary cocktail bar was arrested Tuesday night, after spitting on Eric Trump , the son of President Donald Trump . She ...

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North Korea blasts Mike Pompeo as obstruction to nuclear talks

Pyongyang , however, has refrained from insulting Trump, who has expressed confidence in his relationship with Kim and even claimed they had "fa...

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Workers Plan Walkout to Protest Sales to Migrant Camps

The protest comes after employees learned last week that a $200,000 order of bedroom furniture had been placed by BCFS, a government contracto...

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Donald Trump, Narendra Modi to meet on sidelines of G-20 summit

Trump is scheduled to leave for Japan on June 27 to attend the two-day summit meeting of G-20 leaders in Osaka on June 28 and 29. "Instead the...

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US, Taliban to Hold More Talks on Ending War

The past six rounds of the US-Taliban talks have been held in the United Arab Emirates and Qatar. "We don't need to wait for the completion of...

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San Francisco bans sales of e-cigarettes

The company has been working on a ballot initiative that would regulate but not ban e-cigarette sales. For some reason, the FDA has so far refus...

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Drowning along U.S.-Mexico border underlines peril facing many migrants

The father rushed back, managing to grab his daughter and hold on to her, but a strong current swept them away. "When the girl jumped in is wh...

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House Passes Border Supplemental Spending Package, Setting Up Clash with Senate

The bill reportedly includes more than $1 billion to house and feed migrants detained by immigration authorities and nearly $3 billion to care...

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United States urges global coalition against Iran

Before boarding his flight to Saudi Arabia, Pompeo described the sanctions as a way to deny Iran "the resources to foment terror, to build out t...

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Man shot to death at his own birthday party, Fresno police say

According to Fresno , California, police, 23-year-old Marcos Antonio Echartea continually harassed Deziree Menagh , 18, at a party on Saturd...

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New Jersey woman accused of killing identical twin sister

Authorities responded to a call about an unconscious woman and arrived to find the victim lying on the ground. She was taken to Cooper Univers...

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Driver in motorcycle wreck should've lost license

The suspect has "been stopped twice on suspicion of drunken driving in the past seven years", according to The Associated Press. "The Massachu...

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United Nations slams Ethiopia failed deadly coup attempt

The Governor of the restive Amhara National Region was killed along with an adviser, while in the capital Addis Ababa , another key ally of Pr...

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Pompeo says U.S. prepared to remove troops from Afghanistan

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Tuesday that the United States had told the Taliban that it was "prepared" to withdraw all USA ...

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