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Trump Meeting With Arab Leaders Ahead of Major Speech

Human rights activists and ordinary citizens across the Middle East have long criticized the Saudi monarchy and the region's other authoritarian regimes as instigators of oppression, sectarian violenc...

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Rod Rosenstein: Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump wanted James Comey gone

Republicans on Capitol Hill hoped the same, reasoning that the appointment of a special counsel could free them to work on a major tax overhaul and other matters without constant distractions. "My mem...

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RT America: Turkey slams U.S. for 'aggressive actions' against Erdogan's bodyguards

Since the failed coup , Ankara has dismissed more than 100,000 public sector workers under state-of-emergency regulations. Turkey has blamed US-based Muslim cleric Fethullah Gulen for masterminding...

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NHS cyberattack: Trusts were told about security patch last month

In the case of this ransomware attack, Microsoft released a patch weeks before the attack hit, which would have protected systems by not permitting the ransomware to take hold. "Most have found ways...

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Trump Told Russians He Fired 'Nut Job' Comey Because Of Investigation

Amid claims about his campaign's relations with Russian Federation and whether he tried to stop an Federal Bureau of Investigation probe into the issue, Mr Trump has claimed to be the most hounded p...

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U.S. Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions On Venezuelan Supreme Court

U.S. Treasury Department Imposes Sanctions On Venezuelan Supreme Court

In February, the United States ordered sanctions against Vice President Tareck El Aissami, accusing him of playing a major role in global drug trafficking. Another sanctioned magistrate, Calixto Orteg...

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Trump says he did not ask Comey to end investigation

The surprise announcement to hand the probe over to Mr Mueller, who commands deep bipartisan respect, was a striking shift for Mr Trump's justice department, which had resisted calls from Democrats fo...

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Unemployment rates hit record lows in 3 states

During the past year, nonagricultural employment in the state has grown by 5,500 jobs. The most recent estimate, for February, shows 1.134 million Australians working fewer hours than they would like....

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

The exploitation of EternalBlue , suspected to have been developed using a hacking method leaked from US National Security Agency, allows the malware to spread through file-sharing protocols set up a...

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Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

Warriors, Spurs will try to use break to rest and heal again

Curry used 6-for-9 shooting on 3-pointers to lead seven Warriors scorers in double figures. He also found time for seven rebounds, a game-high seven assists and three steals in his 31 minutes. "We can...

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Nine hurt after Erdogan bodyguards brawl with protesters in Washington

Nine hurt after Erdogan bodyguards brawl with protesters in Washington

They've been accused of beating protesters in other countries as well. Witnesses told AFP that Turkish bodyguards pushed past a Washington police cordon outside the Turkish ambassador's residenc...

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Texas Basketball Twitter Reacts to Mohamed Bamba's Commitment

Texas Basketball Twitter Reacts to Mohamed Bamba's Commitment

In his letter, the Harlem (New York) native said he bonded with Shaka Smart when he played under the Texas coach on Team USA (U18) last summer. Bamba also cited the educational opportunities at Te...

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Controversial Milwaukee County sheriff says taking US Homeland Security post

Controversial Milwaukee County sheriff says taking US Homeland Security post

Clarke wasn't among the seven staffers on the jury's list because prosecutors say he wasn't directly involved in the events that led to the death last year of 38-year-old Terrill Thomas, who was de...

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US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

US admiral: North Korea's actions 'recipe for disaster'

But he has said that North Korea must change its attitude of insisting on pressing ahead with its arms development before dialogue is possible. He also criticized China for throwing up obstacles to ...

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SAP goes multicloud with Azure, AWS & Google

SAP goes multicloud with Azure, AWS & Google

New functionality being rolled into Leonardo includes tools for embedding machine learning into SAP- or partner-built applications running on the platform, as well as related analytics and data intell...

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Convicted soldier Chelsea Manning will stay on active duty

Yet, despite all of the vitriol poured over her by members of the USA military and political establishments, Manning is nothing less than an honourable whistleblower who felt compelled to tell the wor...

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John Oliver Dissects the Whole James Comey President Trump Thing

John Oliver Dissects the Whole James Comey President Trump Thing

Second-ranking Senate Democrat Dick Durbin told reporters, "Each day as this unfolds, this pattern of obstruction of justice grows". Uh, yes, so, in the past 24 hours, not only did we discover that ...

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New whales, dolphins banned from Vancouver Aquarium

New whales, dolphins banned from Vancouver Aquarium

The aquarium will be allowed keep the three whales that now live there, but the decision means the belugas would no longer be used in shows or performances, and no new cetaceans can be kept in captivi...

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Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

Trump Says New FBI Director Could Be Named Next Week

In the afternoon, White House press secretary Sean Spicer repeatedly refused to say definitively whether recording devices had been placed in the White House, and he tried to downplay the notion tha...

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Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs hardliner Raisi

Tehran mayor Qalibaf quits presidential race, backs hardliner Raisi

Ghalibaf released a statement , calling on his supporters to back hardline cleric and jurist Ebrahim Raisi in Friday's election, saying it was vital for the "preservation of the interests of the peop...

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Trudeau congratulates France's president-elect Macron on decisive win

All that's missing, it seems, are a butcher, a baker and a candlestick-maker. Macron's party chief, Richard Ferrand, told a news conference on Monday that his "En Marche!" movement will now change i...

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India, Pakistan to battle Jadhav death penalty at ICJ

India on Monday urged the UN's top court, the International Court of Justice , to stop Pakistan from executing Indian national Kulbhushan Jadhav convicted of spying. The hearings will be devoted to...

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Liberals eke out win as minority government

Liberals eke out win as minority government

Liberal Richard Lee. Weaver is hoping to get to the magic number of four B.C. Green MLAs to reach official party status , a scenario that could also make the former climate scientist a key power br...

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France's New Prime Minister: Conservative, Pro-European And A Novelist

France's New Prime Minister: Conservative, Pro-European And A Novelist

Macron was the first candidate from outside the traditional political parties to win the French presidency in decades. A year ago he was part of Juppe's unsuccessful campaign team in The Republicans...

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Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

Iran's reformist ex-president Khatami says re-elect Rouhani

Rouhani, swept into office in a landslide four years ago on promises to reduce Iran's worldwide isolation, is seeking a second term after negotiating an agreement with world powers to curb Iran's nucl...

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Trump invites new South Korean leader to US

Mr Moon told Mr Abe that most Koreans could not accept the agreement, according to the Blue House, while Japan's top government spokesman Yoshihide Suga said Mr Abe told him it was "extremely import...

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Pakistan PM travels to China to attend Belt and Road Forum

It is fair to say that China and Europe share much in common in pursuing shared growth, development and connectivity including through the "Belt and Road" initiative and have come up with a proud reco...

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Obama Presidential Center To Open In Chicago

Obama Presidential Center To Open In Chicago

Wednesday's event will be not be Barack Obama's first public appearance since leaving the White House. The Obama Foundation has selected Tod Williams Billie Tsien Architects (TWBTA) with partner ...

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I was going to fire Comey regardless of DOJ recommendation

The ousted director has told associates he was summoned to the White House for a one-on-one dinner with Trump just seven days after the January 20 inauguration, according to the paper. The next ...

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New director: You can't stop the Federal Bureau of Investigation

During his testimony on May 3 before the Senate Judiciary Committee, Comey was asked directly by Sen. The White House did not let the media into the meeting for a customary photo opportunity. Trump's ...

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North Korea sends protest to US Congress over sanctions

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defence detachment on Jangjae Islet and the Hero Defence Detachment on Mu Islet located in the southernmost part of the waters off the southwest front, in ...

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Venezuela replaces health minister after data shows crisis worsening

But the 2014 collapse of oil prices left the OPEC member country unable to maintain a complex system of subsidies and consumer price controls, leaving supermarket shelves bare and citizens struggling ...

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Wife of American Detained in North Korea Pleads for His Release

North Korea was removed in 2008 from the list as part of efforts to get it to dismantle its nuclear weapons program. U.S. President Donald Trump has dispatched an aircraft carrier strike group to the ...

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Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

In this undated photo released Thursday, May 11, 2017, by Hawar News, the news agency for the semi-autonomous Kurdish areas in Syria, shows fighters from the Kurdish-led Syria Democratic Forces, patro...

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UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

The leaked Labour manifesto said the party would renew Trident - despite Mr Corbyn's well-publicised opposition to the policy. Thought to be his most vulnerable flaw, the Labour leader will say th...

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Tens of thousands gather for Pope's Fatima visit

Tens of thousands gather for Pope's Fatima visit

She appeared six times to Lucia, who was then 9 years of age, and her cousins Francisco, who was 8 at that time, and his sister Jacinta, aged 6, every 13th of the month between the months of May and O...

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US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

Coats told the committee that he seems Iran holding to the nuclear deal agreed to last year, and that the deal, which extended Iran's breakout time for a nuclear weapon from a few months to a year, ha...

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US President Trump To Meet With Turkish President Erdogan

President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan are set to meet for the first time since Trump took office. Ankara considers the YPG an extension of the outlawed Kurdistan Worker...

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North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade

North Korea flaunts long-range missiles in birthday parade

The event is to mark the 105th anniversary of the birth of Kim's grandfather, the North's founder Kim Il-Sung -- a date known as the " Day of the Sun " in the Democratic People's Republic of Korea, th...

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Iran top leader: Troublemakers in election will be 'slapped'

Iran top leader: Troublemakers in election will be 'slapped'

From a former president disobeying the supreme leader to open discussion of a 1980s mass execution, Iran's presidential election is pushing the boundaries of what can be discussed and done there, a sm...

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