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Tillerson cancels trip to Mexico to work on Qatar crisis

On Wednesday, Turkey's Foreign Minister arrived in Qatar on an official visit as part of a drive to fix the GCC rift. "The $ 12 billion s...

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Traumatized firefighters search for more London fire victims

London fire investigators are painstakingly searching for more victims of an inferno that engulfed a high-rise apartment building and killed at...

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Fed raises rate, plans balance sheet reduction

This is why the Federal Open Market Committee's statement of longer-run goals says it "would be concerned if inflation were running persiste...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to publicly testify Tuesday to Senate Intelligence committee

Former FBI Director James Comey testified before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence last week that Sessions was silent when Come...

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Theresa May FINALLY says she's SORRY after general election shock

With the DUP providing the Conservatives a narrow, but crucial, majority in Parliament, it could have an outsized influence. As May struggled to...

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Cavs end Warriors run to keep Finals series alive

The most Triple Doubles by any player in the NBA Finals , LeBron James , at 9. "It's part of the game", Irving said. With the chance go 16-...

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Amid shooting slump, Warriors' Thompson making mark in other ways

But it ended how many expected: the Warriors were just too fast, too accurate, too smothering defensively and, in the end, up 2-0 on the Cava...

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Trump didn't kill the Paris climate deal - it was already dead

Japan's Foreign Ministry called the USA withdrawal "regrettable", while the country's environment minister in Tokyo said more bluntly: "I'm no...

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Champions Trophy: Amla century powers South Africa innings

Tahir squeezed the Sri Lanka batting, and when captain Upul Tharanga , on 57, hit Tahir straight to a catch at deep cover at 146-5 in the ...

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General leading Philippine battle in Marawi City relieved of command

But a terrorism watch group revealed communications indicating the attack was the work of "lone wolf soldiers" acting as terrorists. Marawi ...

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Macron, tweaking Trump, says 'Make our planet great again'

Trump said participation in the pact would undermine the US economy, wipe out American jobs , weaken national sovereignty and put America at a...

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Casino gunman not terrorist, could be foreigner

The other victim had been burned but it was not clear if the body was that of the gunman, who police said earlier had set himself alight, the re...

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Why Middle East peace starts in Saudi Arabia

It was the first trip to the wall by a sitting president, though other presidents have visited the holy site either before or after leaving the ...

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Back home after foreign trip, Trump faces slew of challenges

Sure, one of them told me after hearing the vice president speak in February in Munich, "all of that's true until the guy's next tweet". He ...

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Officials arrive at One Belt - One Road Summit venue in Beijing

On the concluding day of the two-day One Belt and Road (OBOR) summit being held here, China said Monday that India will have a very "small role"...

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United States successfully tests ICBM defense system amid rising North Korea tensions

China has called on Pyongyang to suspend its nuclear and missile testing while calling on the United States to stop military exercises on and ...

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Juve the final hurdle to history for Real

I'd been in a lot of pain in training and have taken tablets to get through games. The 49-year-old tactician thanked the group for their effor...

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Merkel Spokesman: Germany Still Seeking Stronger US Ties

But she was quick to add that of course, there should still be accord with friendly neighboring countries such as Great Britain, the United Sta...

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Trump meets Pope Francis at Vatican

President Donald Trump and Pope Francis have some history. Mr Trump's daughter Ivanka after meeting victims of trafficking in Rome. Pri...

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Trump's health care budget means deep cuts for safety net

His goal is to balance the federal budget in that time. "The foundation for the plan is 3% growth". Some of the proposal borrows heavily f...

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Newspapers Review: Trump in Bethlehem highlight of dailies

This includes a renewed effort at peace between the Israelis and the Palestinians, and I thank the prime minister for his commitment to pursuing...

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Trump budget promises balance in decade, relies on deep cuts

Trump in his budget wants lawmakers to cut $3.6 trillion in government spending for over a decade to balance the budget. US President Donald ...

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Texas lawmaker becomes first to call for President Trump's impeachment

Other Democrats have repeatedly echoed their thoughts. No Democrat was in more demand Wednesday than Texas Rep. Al Green - the seven-term De...

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Sturgeon: Tories plan to "sacrifice" of Scottish economy to win Ukip vote

A total of 1,227 councillors are being elected across 32 local authorities areas in Scotland. While the election will provide an indication of...

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Syria: Showdown In Raqqa To Begin In June

The SDF, a multi-ethnic group which includes Kurdish fighters and Syrian Arab Coalition (SAC) fighters, had been battling Islamic State for week...

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Impeachment of a USA president: how it works

Impeachment is exceedingly rare. "We've been betting on impeachment for all recent USA presidents but, even at the height of the Lewinsky scan...

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Trump heads for Saudi Arabia on first presidential foreign trip

In his meeting with the Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in Bethlehem later, Trump will convey his administration's eagerness to fa...

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Trexit? Online bettors play early end to Trump presidency

Either Democrats get a lever of power, or we're stuck emailing each other "Saturday Night Live" skits. Online wagering sites are taking bets o...

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Health care, A human right or a market function?

The two senators have discussed proposals to significantly alter the Medicaid provisions of the House's Obamacare repeal bill , which cappe...

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Presidential election: Polling stations established for Iranians in Pakistan

A reformist candidate dropped out of Iran's presidential election on Tuesday and threw his support behind President Hassan Rouhani , in a wid...

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Democrats maintain pressure on Trump over Comey firing

In a series of tweets on Friday, Trump also responded to media reports questioning the credibility of White House statements on the Comey firing...

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WannaCry Ransomware: Microsoft Calls Out NSA For 'Stockpiling' Vulnerabilities

The so-called WannaCry ransomware locks access to user files and in an on-screen message demands payment of $300 (275 euros) in the virtual curr...

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Trump asked Comey to shut down Flynn probe

Along with potentially alienating a key US intelligence gathering partner, President Donald Trump may have directly put people in danger by di...

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BC minority could have major implications for Alberta

Another interesting note to consider: when absentee ballots are counted for Courtney-Comox - the riding won by the NDP by just nine votes - it's...

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Conservative drops out of Iran election to back hard-liner

The normally mild-mannered cleric is trying to hold on to office by firing up reformist voters who want less confrontation overseas and more soc...

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