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Trump Won't Yet Commit To Sending More Troops To Afghanistan

Trump visited the Pentagon on Thursday morning for a meeting with top defense and administration officials and appeared more keen on discussing ...

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Israeli settlers occupy disputed building in Hebron

Fifteen Israeli families, or some 100 people, enter the Machpela House in Hebron , a building they claim to have purchased, but whose purchase ...

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United States fears Russian government ARMING Taliban in Afghanistan after shock video claim

And another group said they acquired the weapons for free across the border with Tajikistan - and they were provided by "the Russians". One spli...

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Supreme Court has opened the floodgates and employers will drown in tribunals

Now the Tory government will have to refund the £27m charged to the thousands who took claims to tribunals. "Unison took the case on behalf of a...

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Can't declare someone dead without proof: Sushma on 39 missing Indians

Swaraj said the government would continue its efforts to trace the missing Indians, majority construction labourers from Punjab, until it gets e...

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Germany: Turkey withdraws request for info on 700 firms

More than a year of strains in the countries' relationship came to a head this week with Turkey's jailing of a German human rights activist who ...

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Nitish Kumar has not asked for deputy CM Tejashwi's resignation: Lalu Prasad

Earlier in the day, JD (U ) national spokesman KC Tyagi also said that Nitish never sought Tejaswhi's resignation, but wanted him to come clean...

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Sweden leaked confidential data to IBM in outsourcing deal

The documents in question included: vehicle registration data from every Swedish citizen, data on all government/military vehicles, the weight...

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Minneapolis Police Chief Resigns Amid Controversy Over Justine Damond Shooting

Ms Damond's family said through their lawyer they don't want Noor, who is on administrative leave pending the investigation, to ever work as a...

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Israel pushing Palestinians to violence with Temple Mount blockade & settler crimes

In a face-saving compromise, Israel's security Cabinet announced that in place of the metal detectors , it would employ nonintrusive "advanced ...

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Senate panel rescinds subpoena for Trump's ex-campaign head

The committee had invited Manafort to appear at a public hearing Wednesday to discuss his lobbying activities on behalf of foreign entities, alo...

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Rhino poaching in South Africa dips from record high

An global ban on trade in rhino horns has been in place since 1977. "The ... draft regulations [focused on domestic trade] published for public ...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Rescinds Subpoena For Manafort

The Senate intelligence committee is one of several congressional panels investigating Russian interference in the USA election previous year. ...

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Teacher, Children Detained by Border Patrol for Refusing to Confirm Citizenship

Shane Parmely , who is a USA citizen , said she and her children were detained for more than an hour. Parmely is an English learner support...

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Sri Lankan cabinet approves agreement with China on Hambantota Port

It will have a capital of $606 million, Reuters reported. One Belt, One Road is part of Chinese President Xi Jinping's efforts to revive the a...

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Nicholas Hoult In Talks To Play Young JRR Tolkien

The Finnish director Karukoski is known for films from his home country such as 2017's Tom of Finland , 2014's The Grump and 2010's Lapland ...

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Kylie Masse wins 100m backstroke world gold in record time

If Popova places in the top three, it will be Russia's first-ever podium performance at the world championships for the women's 200m freestyle ...

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Boris Johnson dismisses leadership bid as voters don't want anymore 'political kerfuffle'

The foreign secretary, who is in Sydney for the annual United Kingdom and Australian foreign and defence ministers (AUKMIN) talks, described Syd...

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Manhunt for Swiss chainsaw assailant

The man had entered the office of a health insurance company, CSS, attacking and injuring several people with a chainsaw. Police released the ...

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Fatal shooting leads to stand-off with police near Whangarei

A person who is alleged to have fatally shot two women and wounded another man at a Whangerei property was still inside the house when it caught...

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Russian Federation vows to retaliate over new U.S. sanctions

The prospects of Russian-US cooperation against terrorism are growing less likely with the latest passage of sanctions by US lawmakers, a senior...

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Trump Tweet May Have Confirmed The Existence Of A Covert CIA Program

The Washington Post reported last week that Trump made a decision to end the aid program almost a month ago after meeting with CIA Director ...

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Will resign if 'anti-Dalit' charge proved: Scindia

The Congress chief whip in the Lok Sabha, Jyotiraditya Scindia, today moved a privilege motion against two BJP members for allegedly levelling...

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Israel removes metal detectors from holy site as Muslims continue boycott

It sits on the fault line of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and triggered several major confrontations in the past. Israel installed the new...

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Richard Dawkins event canceled by Berkeley radio station over Islam criticism

But the public station said it made a decision to cancel the event after members of the Berkeley community brought Dawkins' remarks on Islam t...

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Senate panel compels former Trump aide to attend Russia hearing

Manafort spokesman Jason Maloni says Manafort "answered their questions fully". Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa) and Dianne Feinstein (D-Calif.) said...

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International Monetary Fund predicts Nigeria's economy will grow faster than South Africa's in 2018

Elsewhere around the world, meanwhile, the picture looks somewhat less grim. The IMF further said that with a pick-up in global trade and stre...

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Oil Rallies 3 Percent As US Shale Shows Signs Of Slowdown

Brent crude futures were up.86 percent as of 11:04 a.m. HK/SIN, to $50.63 per barrel. U.S. West Texas Intermediate futures rose $1.55 or 3.3 per...

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EU's Juncker says ready to act over new USA sanctions on Russian Federation

Signing a bill that penalizes Russia's election interference would mark a significant shift for Trump. Juncker said the bill could have "unint...

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OnePlus 5 911 Rebooting Issue: OnePlus Reveals What Caused the Issue

The company also stated in its statement how it managed to fix the issue with help from Qualcomm. The issue was troublesome at best, as it left ...

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