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Israeli settler under attack by rock throwers kills Palestinian man, injures journalist

Israeli settler under attack by rock throwers kills Palestinian man, injures journalist

Palestinian protesters hurl stones at Israeli troops following a protest in support of Palestinian prisoners on hunger strike in Israeli jails, in the West Bank village of Beita, near Nablus May 19,...

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Macron beats Le Pen to EU's sigh of relief

Macron beats Le Pen to EU's sigh of relief

The European Union breathed a sigh of relief at the election of a supportive French leader and the euro briefly hit a six-month high, but Macron faces a formidable challenge to enact his programme whi...

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White House goes blue to honor nation's police officers

In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day. We want to know what you think. "The same reverence that we show on 9/11 for those fallen officers that lost t...

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Kenny resigns as FG leader

However he will continue to carry out his duties as party leader in an acting capacity until a successor is chosen. I intend to provide a brief but appropriate period for my successor to engage wi...

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Trump and Erdogan sit down for first White House meeting

Trump and Erdogan sit down for first White House meeting

Western officials and media tend to downplay the PYD threat by drawing an imaginary distinction between the PYD/YPG and the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK). The Turkish government has also raised conce...

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About time Nitish severs ties with 'tainted' Lalu: Sushil Modi

About time Nitish severs ties with 'tainted' Lalu: Sushil Modi

The BJP had alleged that these transactions were a case of "quid pro quo" as they date back to the period when Lalu Prasad was the railway minister. Is it an Alliance to protect the corrupt, to give a...

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Ryan Reynolds, Blake Lively surprise Melissa McCarthy on TV show

Plus, you can't go wrong with having Trump and Spicer make out, which just had to be included as a way to piss off the president even more . "Only since you started working here", Trump replies. ...

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Thailand backs down on Facebook ban over royal posts

Thailand backs down on Facebook ban over royal posts

Last week, when Facebook declined to censor 131 of the 309 pages requested, it was Takorn's commission, through the Thai Internet Service Provider Association, which demanded the California-based comp...

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Germany demands more free trade guarantees on China Silk Road plan - minister

Mr Xi pledged US$124 billion on Sunday for his new Silk Road which aims to bolster China's global leadership ambitions by expanding links between Asia, Africa, Europe and beyond, as US President Donal...

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Abbas says talks with Trump positive, if short on specifics

Abbas said his government was teaching its young people peace. President Trump has previously criticized the Palestinian authority for teaching their children hate "from a very young age". SIEGEL:...

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Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

Pentagon chief, Turkish PM meet after decision to arm Kurds

In the half-hour meeting, Mattis "reiterated US commitment to protecting our North Atlantic Treaty Organisation ally" and "both leaders affirmed their support for peace and stability in both Iraq and ...

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North Korea poses 'existential' threat, United States intel chief warns

North Korea poses 'existential' threat, United States intel chief warns

This has been stated by Daniel Coats, the director of the National Intelligence of the United States, The Economic Times reports . The U.S. and South Korea Launch Operation Max Thunder Thu, Apri...

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Hawaiians warned not to travel to Texas because of controversial immigration law

On the call, national civil rights leaders and legal experts discussed the political, economic, and social consequences of this new law, as well as upcoming legal battles, including a lawsuit filed ...

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Turkey demands USA reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurds

Turkey demands USA reverse decision to arm Syrian Kurds

Coalition spokesman Col. John Dorrian says the capture of Tabqa is "yet another victory" for the Kurdish-led forces - one that also averted a humanitarian disaster. It remains to be seen what shadow t...

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Prince Philip, 95, keeps calm but won't carry on royal duty

The Duke of Edinburgh, who turns 96 on June 10, is the longest-serving consort in British history, and is still in good health. The couple are set to mark their 70th or platinum wedding anniversary ...

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Full Scottish council election results published

Confident Conservatives have described the battle for the Aberdeen South seat as a "two horse race" and claimed recent council results illustrated they were on course for victory in the city constitue...

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North Korea Detains Fourth American Citizen on Charges of 'Hostile Acts'

A senior North Korean diplomat in charge of USA affairs is scheduled to meet soon with former US government officials in Norway, according to separate diplomatic sources. Just a day after his detentio...

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SP lost elections due to its own follies: Mulayam

SP lost elections due to its own follies: Mulayam

The renewal of public display of acrimony between party chief Akhilesh Yadav and his uncle Shivpal Yadav has led to a fresh spate of sackings in the Samajwadi Party. The timing is significant as Akhil...

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Rivers start to drop, but flood crisis isn't over yet

In northeast Arkansas , a Black River levee was breached Wednesday morning near Pocahontas. "I'm happy once that goes down, we can start getting to our work where we need to be", said driver Tracy ...

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Juve, Allegri:

Juve, Allegri: "We were not flawless tonight. On Morata?...."

The 32-times Italian champions face Lazio in the Italian Cup final next month and, after a 2-0 win over Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final, look to have one foot in the...

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Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Prince Philip to retire from royal duties

Britain's Prince Philip , the 95-year-old husband of Queen Elizabeth II, has made a decision to retire from royal duties "from the autumn of this year", Buckingham Palace announced in a statement iss...

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Will President Trump Attack North Korea? 'I Don't Know

Trump's comments come after North Korea carried out a test-launch of what USA officials said was a short-range ballistic missile, a test banned under United Nations sanctions. North Korea has kept the...

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Overtime pay rules may soon change: Here's what that means

Overtime pay rules may soon change: Here's what that means

While public sector employees have had this option for three decades, it is still not allowed under current law in the private sector. "Comp time" generally is not permissible in the private sector. T...

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Korea issues direct criticism on China amid nuke dispute

Korea issues direct criticism on China amid nuke dispute

North Korea on Wednesday confirmed the detention of another American citizen for alleged acts of hostility aimed at overthrowing the country. US officials told Reuters the usa military's THAAD ant...

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Steelers give offense a jolt in youth-heavy draft

The 6-foot-4, 252-pound Watt joins an outside linebacker group that includes James Harrison , who turns 39 next week, and 2015 first-round pick Bud Dupree . The Pittsburgh Steelers selected VFL Cam...

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Trump and Turkey 100 days on

Trump and Turkey 100 days on

But Turkey views Syria's Kurdish People's Protection Units, known as YPG, as a terrorist organization and an extension of the Kurdish militants who have been waging a three-decade-long insurgency agai...

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China demands South Korea remove THAAD defense system

China demands South Korea remove THAAD defense system

China reacted angrily to the progress the same day. An unidentified North Korean Foreign Ministry spokesman said the US administration's policy to maximize pressure on North Korea was "little short ...

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The cyclist pedalling the globe for climate change evidence

The cyclist pedalling the globe for climate change evidence

Except the main event in Washington, more than 330 sister marches are planned for other US cities. People of all ages, in significant numbers, anxious about the well-being of the planet and the poli...

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Anti-LGBT Alabama Jurist Roy Moore Running for U.S. Senate

Anti-LGBT Alabama Jurist Roy Moore Running for U.S. Senate

A graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, Moore was nicknamed Captain America as Vietnam War military policeman because of his strict adherence to military code. Moore resigned his posi...

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Economic heresy is real winner in French election

Economic heresy is real winner in French election

Fillon, 63, was France's prime minister from 2007 to 2012 during Nicolas Sarkozy's presidency. A man walks past French presidential campaign posters displayed in Marnes-la-Coquette, outside Paris ,...

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Armenia is 79th in the World Press Freedom Index

Armenia is 79th in the World Press Freedom Index

The RSF report also shows a "darker" map, as 21 countries-up three from last year-are now coded black, indicating "very bad" in terms of press freedoms. Greater government surveillance powers and a...

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Merkel spokesman backs German minister in Israel visit spat

Germany's DPA news agency, the Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung Online and other media reported that Netanyahu had cancelled the talks, a move Gabriel said earlier would be "regrettable". After the Belg...

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Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Afghan army chief, defense minister resign following attack

Mattis flew into Kabul hours after his Afghan counterpart Abdullah Habibi and Afghan Army chief Qadam Shah Shaheem resigned over the deadly attack that triggered anger and left the embattled army in d...

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White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

White House showcases President Trump's accomplishments in first 100 days

In them he called for much lower tax rates for businesses and individuals and tax simplification. Despite massive supply side nonsense put forward from the White House, every estimate, including tho...

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Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

Britain's Labour to guarantee EU citizens' rights if wins election

She is trying to cast the election as a choice between stability under her leadership and chaos under Labour, whose left-wing leader Jeremy Corbyn saw off a party revolt past year but is still struggl...

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