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US Targets Chinese Bank, Company and 2 Citizens Over North Korea Ties

The Treasury Department calls the Bank of Dandong a "primary money-laundering concern" and is proposing severing the bank from the US financ...

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Former Bills RB Karlos Williams Receives 'At Least One Year' Suspension

This time around, Williams has been suspended by the league for at least one year , according to a Wednesday afternoon report from Field Yate...

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Fact check: The Senate health care bill's effect on Medicaid

Collins is one of at least five Republicans opposing the bill, which can withstand only two "no" votes from the caucus and still gain Senat...

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Pentagon: 'active preparations' by Syria for chemical attack

Pentagon spokesman Navy Captain Jeff Davis said that the USA had seen " activity " at Shayrat airfield that showed " active preparations for che...

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Philando Castile's family reaches $3M settlement in death

Castile notified the officer that he had a weapon in his vehicle. Castile's death serves as yet another heartbreaking example of the way polic...

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Police officer beaten to death in Indian-controlled Kashmir

Earlier, ADGP (Security) Dilbagh Singh had said the senior officer was at Jamia Masjid for safety and security of the people. "When people a...

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What You Need To Know About The Supreme Court's Travel Ban Decision

There remain questions about how those "personal relations" will be defined. Who gets to decide? Trump hails the decision as a "victory for nati...

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German high-rise evacuated over insulation concerns in wake of Grenfell disaster

At least 79 people have been declared dead in that incident. Sir Ken Knight , who wrote a report on the 2009 Lakanal House fire, in which six...

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Trump 'is leaving open the possibility' conversations with Comey were taped: adviser

Mueller as a Clinton supporter and calls the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director "Leaker James Comey ". You never know what's happe...

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Fake TIME magazine covers displayed at Donald Trump's golf club locations

Dated March 1, 2009, the cover photo features a stern-looking Trump looking like he is either trying to squeeze out a very girthy turd or strug...

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Sinn Fein says DUP, May deal a 'blank cheque' for damaging Brexit

It also provides 200 million pounds ($255 million) over two years to transform Northern Ireland's health service, 100 million pounds ($127 mil...

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Travel Ban, Church-State Case Await Action By Supreme Court

Kennedy's non-announcement is important because it means Trump will not yet get to appoint another justice. Kennedy has repeatedly declined to...

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UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

Asked if the deal would reduce the prospects of a powersharing agreement being secured in Northern Ireland, Mrs Foster replied: "Not at all". ...

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Over 100 people feared buried by southwest China landslide

Twenty-five people have been confirmed dead so far after another 10 bodies were recovered by early afternoon on Sunday in Xinmo village in Maoxi...

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French see no one to counter Macron, set to sweep parliament

Projections show La Republique en Marche (Republic on the Move) and its MoDem ally set to win up to 445 seats in the 577-seat National Assembly...

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Twitter emojis of captains for Women's World Cup

But the seventh-ranked team, which has never beaten the likes of title favourites Australia , England , India and New Zealand , is certainl...

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China talks focusing on North Korean threat

Joseph Dunford, Defense Secretary Jim Mattis , and Defense Under Secretary and Chief Financial Office David Norquist, testify at a House Armed ...

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GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

The bill would replace its individual insurance coverage with new subsidies and requirements and cut federal funding for Medicaid. The Washingt...

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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed. The former mayor of New York City pointed out Hillary Clinton's campaign poor slogan. He was backed by "a...

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Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

Senate Republicans are expected to revise their health bill early next week, adding in a provision that could lock Americans out of the ind...

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Muslims Around The World Including Liberia Celebrate Eid al-Fitr

The end of the Ramadan month is announced based on the sighting of the new moon and it varies from one country to another country. US Secreta...

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Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

According to the United Nations Refugee Agency, almost 66 million people were forcibly displaced from their homes past year as a result of ...

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Putin Likens Comey To Snowden, Jokingly Offers Him Asylum

He continued: "That means he is not the leader of the security services, but a human-rights defender". Regardless, Putin's arms, at least rhet...

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Israel tells civilians to steer clear of Syria border

It also hit another position from which a "projectile" was launched into Israeli territory. Errant fire from the six-year fighting in Syria ...

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Macron Welcomes Theresa May At Elysee Palace

Making her first foreign visit since last Thursday's election when May saw her Conservatives' slim majority disappear after what several sources...

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Qatar receives list of demands from siege countries

But the ultimatum was quickly rejected by Qatar's ally, Turkey , and blasted as an assault on free speech by Al-Jazeera, the Qatari broadcaster...

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Boys win protest over school uniform

Exeter schoolboys donned skirts at the Isca Academy in England this week after school officials said they could not wear shorts to school de...

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Sears closing another 20 stores

The closure of unprofitable stores is part of the retailer's ongoing strategy of "strategically and aggressively evaluating our store space and ...

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Who wins, who loses with Senate health care bill

Congressional Republicans have vowed since its introduction in 2010 to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act . This is what he has to say....

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London council evacuates residents amid fire safety concerns

A total of 79 people are either dead or missing presumed dead as a result of the Kensington blaze, according to police. The renovations on the...

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