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Taliban, Afghan officials in ceasefire talks: US general

Taliban, Afghan officials in ceasefire talks: US general

The bomber struck outside the ministry on Wednesday, allowing several gunmen to pass through an outer gate where they traded fire with security forces, who eventually killed the attackers. In a statem...

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Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns amid scandals

Missouri Governor Eric Greitens resigns amid scandals

Greitens did not admit to legal wrongdoing during a press conference where he announced his resignation , saying that while he is "not flawless", he has "not broken any laws, nor committed any offen...

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Giuseppe Conte fails to form a government leaving Italy facing another election

Giuseppe Conte fails to form a government leaving Italy facing another election

A political government would be formed, in this case, but putting guarantee figures in key economic posts - such as the treasury ministry - to reassure European partners and worldwide markets on the s...

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Alberto forecast: More rain to hit South Florida Monday night

Alberto forecast: More rain to hit South Florida Monday night

The US states of Alabama , Florida and MS have declared an emergency ahead of subtropical storm Alberto expected to make landfall on Monday , authorities said. Florida, Alabama and MS were under...

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High-level U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks get underway in NY

High-level U.S.-North Korea nuclear talks get underway in NY

His arrival at Beijing's main airport and departure to NY were confirmed by Kyodo News. If not enough progress is made to lead to a productive meeting between Trump and Kim Jung Un, the official ...

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American 'hostage' Josh Holt has been released from Venezuela, Trump says

American 'hostage' Josh Holt has been released from Venezuela, Trump says

Senior US administration officials said the instruments had been used to garner much-needed revenue for the cash-starved regime. " More than most people could endure". "We're praying that this type...

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Where is Melania Trump? First lady keeps low profile after hospital stay

Where is Melania Trump? First lady keeps low profile after hospital stay

Ever since she had kidney surgery on May 14, Melania has been off the radar despite returning to the White House days later. Others wondered if Melania had attempted to escape, or even to commit s...

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U.S. to keep confronting Beijing in South China Sea - Mattis

U.S. to keep confronting Beijing in South China Sea - Mattis

During the weekend, two U.S. warships sailed close to the Paracel Islands, north of the Spratlys, drawing protests from China. "They're freedom of navigation operations". "It's global waters, and a ...

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Japan-U.S. summit to be held June 7

Japan-U.S. summit to be held June 7

Late previous year, the USA said it had determined that North Korea was behind the WannaCry ransomware attack that infected hundreds of thousands of computers worldwide and crippled parts of Britain's...

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Trump moving ahead with plan to slap tariffs on Chinese goods

Trump moving ahead with plan to slap tariffs on Chinese goods

The White House said Tuesday that it would provide details of the Chinese products affected by the new tariffs on June 15 and that they will take effect "shortly thereafter". The White House has gon...

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Three Killed in Suspected Terror Attack in Belgium

Three Killed in Suspected Terror Attack in Belgium

The victim , a former prison inmate Herman had served time with, died after being hit on the head with a blunt object. Herman was mentioned indirectly in security reports on radicalization, but was ...

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Televangelist Jesse Duplantis Wants Donations To Buy $54 Million Jet

Televangelist Jesse Duplantis Wants Donations To Buy $54 Million Jet

By flying in the new plane, Duplantis says it will save money and not pay for "those exorbitant prices with jet fuel all over the world". It's probably not surprising to learn that Duplantis pre...

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Gowdy: Trump Should Be 'Glad' FBI Ran Down Leads on Russia Op

Gowdy: Trump Should Be 'Glad' FBI Ran Down Leads on Russia Op

Gowdy, 'I don't think so, I think what the President is doing is expressing frustration that Attorney General Sessions should have shared these reasons for recusal before he took the job, not afterwar...

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Global Markets in Turmoil as Italy Fails to Form New Government

Global Markets in Turmoil as Italy Fails to Form New Government

Australia's S&P ASX 200 fell 0.6 per cent to 5,979.00. The Dow Jones Industrial Average fell 376.91 points, or 1.52 percent, to 24,376.18, the S&P 500 lost 30.88 points, or 1.13 percent, to 2,690....

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Russian journalist reported dead turns up at news conference

Russian journalist reported dead turns up at news conference

Boris Johnson had taken to Twitter in the early hours of this morning to tweet about Mr Babchenko, he said: "Appalled to see another vocal Russian journalist, Arkady Babchenko , murdered". He was...

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President chides Dems for blaming his administration for kids in cages

President chides Dems for blaming his administration for kids in cages

Earlier this month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions said people caught smuggling a child into the country will be prosecuted "and that child will be separated from you as required by law", acco...

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Pres. Trump To Hold Campaign-Style Rally In Nashville, Tennessee

Pres. Trump To Hold Campaign-Style Rally In Nashville, Tennessee

He appeared alongside Rep. Marsha Blackburn , who is running to replace retiring GOP Sen. The Tennessee campaign is among several races crucial to Trump's plans to maintain control of the Senate, whe...

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Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore

Malaysia says it will axe high-speed railway to Singapore

In a separate CNA interview with Loke, the transport minister said that Malaysia could revisit the HSR project when its financial position is better. Its president, Prof Dr Mohamed Rehan Karim, sa...

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Anti-Kremlin Russian journalist shot and killed in Ukraine

Ukraine's security services said they wanted both to prevent Babchenko's murder and to get proof of Putin's gangsterism in Ukraine. Vyacheslav Volodin, speaker of the State Duma, told Russian news...

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Houston Rockets give free National Basketball Association playoff tickets to Santa Fe students

Houston Rockets give free National Basketball Association playoff tickets to Santa Fe students

The only tweaks to gun safety Abbott mentioned as possibilities this week were stronger laws on gun storage and reporting of lost or stolen weapons, and quicker reporting to law enforcement when a cou...

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U.N. Security Council to meet on Gaza rocket firings on Israel

U.N. Security Council to meet on Gaza rocket firings on Israel

Protesters have also demonstrated against the crippling decade-long Israeli blockade of the Gaza Strip. Following dozens of rocket and mortar launches at Israel throughout Tuesday and overnight, and...

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Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

Trump moves ahead with Chinese trade tariffs, threatening to reignite tensions

Citing a document issued by the Trump administration in December, the official said the USA government would consider restrictions on visas for science and technology students from some countries. On ...

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Donald Trump Tweets Democrats

Donald Trump Tweets Democrats "MEDDLING" In Mid-Term Elections

Mueller is also looking into the firing of former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey as part of that probe. "Why 13 of angry Democrats did not investigate the campaign dishonest H...

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David Harsanyi: Did the Obama Administration Spy on Trump Using Flimsy Evidence?

David Harsanyi: Did the Obama Administration Spy on Trump Using Flimsy Evidence?

On whether there was an "informant" in the 2016 presidential campaign , Giuliani told CNN: "I don't know for sure, nor does the president, if there really was one", though he said they have alway...

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Cow slaughter aims to end bacterial disease

Cow slaughter aims to end bacterial disease

The initial outbreak led to concerns that the disease could affect market access for New Zealand's dairy products, and caused a brief dip in the New Zealand dollar. Should a farmer protest the slaug...

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Why Sushma Swaraj tweeted this - 'This was mistake… I sincerely apologise'

Why Sushma Swaraj tweeted this - 'This was mistake… I sincerely apologise'

The re-imposition of United States sanctions on Iran following Trump's withdrawal from the nuclear deal has cast a shadow on the long-standing political and economic ties between India and Iran. Las...

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Photos, Videos Show Ellicott City Flooding

Photos, Videos Show Ellicott City Flooding

Still, the one man remains missing, and this Maryland town is heartbroken. Rescuers have been searching buildings and waterways in the Ellicott City area since the flood. Local restaurant owner Na...

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Trump administration announces new tariffs on Chinese tech goods amid trade disputes

WASHINGTON-U.S. President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he would proceed with tariffs on $ 50 billion (U.S.) in Chinese imports and introduce new limits on Chinese investment in U.S. The announcem...

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Talks attempt to save summit for Trump-Kim

Talks attempt to save summit for Trump-Kim

Kim Yong Chol has been singled out for sanctions by the US . He and his team met Monday with a North Korean team led by Choe Son-hui, a vice foreign minister who has specialized in dealing with the...

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Republicans, Democrats Dispute White House View That Campaign Informant Was Improper

Republicans, Democrats Dispute White House View That Campaign Informant Was Improper

We could spend an entire segment dissecting what he said. Mueller has been seeking an interview with Mr. Trump is taken by many to indicate a conclusion is near, triggering a resumption of the old...

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Israel, Iran Reach Back-Channel Understandings on Syria Operation

Israel, Iran Reach Back-Channel Understandings on Syria Operation

Washington has cautioned it would take "firm and appropriate measures" to protect a cease-fire in southern Syria if President Bashar Assad's forces move against rebels there. Moscow, Syrian President ...

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Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as many more homes burn

Hawaii street swallowed by 'lava tide' as many more homes burn

Though lava destruction from the volcano is confined to a roughly 10-square-mile (26-sq-km) area, the eruption is hurting the island's tourist-driven economy as potential visitors fear ashfall or vo...

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Flash flood hits U.S. state of Maryland

Their hope: to pull together as a community again after the second awful flood deluged their downtown in less than two years. A flash flood rushed through Ellicott City, Maryland , on Sunday, lea...

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Chelsea owner 'eligible to become Israeli citizen'

Abramovich, worth an estimated £8.6billion, exercised his right under Israel's Law of Return, which grants citizenship to Jews wishing to move there. A spokesman for Abramovich said "it's a private ...

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Hero 'Spiderman' Climbs 4 Stories to Rescue Child Dangling From Balcony

Hero 'Spiderman' Climbs 4 Stories to Rescue Child Dangling From Balcony

Mayor of Paris, Anne Hidalgo praised Gassama on Twitter for his "act of bravery" and phoned him personally for his deed. Speaking to CNN-affiliate BFM TV , Gassama said he had been in the neighbo...

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North Carolina TV anchor, photographer dies after tree falls on SUV

North Carolina TV anchor, photographer dies after tree falls on SUV

But heavy rain, partly from the fringes of the storm, has caused flooding concerns across the region. "It personally affected me a little bit because I had done an interview with Mr. PETERSBURG — A ...

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Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents

Flash floods rush through Ellicott City, Maryland, trapping residents

There was no immediate report of any injuries. The Patapsco River's water levels rose nearly 18 feet within a few hours as the result of heavy rains on Sunday, bringing it to a record height of 24.1...

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North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as USA team arrives at border

North Korea has 'brilliant potential' as USA team arrives at border

Trump also confirmed that US officials are in North Korea to continue preparations for the summit, which, if held, would take place in Singapore June 12. "If the summit is going to happen, I'm ...

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Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen

Chelsea owner Abramovich becomes Israeli citizen

He has also reportedly bought a property in the city. The Interior Ministry confirmed only that he had entered the country, saying citizenship applications were a private matter. Mr Abramovich has bee...

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'Stylistically Appalling': Teacher Schools White House for 'Silly Mistakes'

'Stylistically Appalling': Teacher Schools White House for 'Silly Mistakes'

While she's aware that a White House staffer probably wrote the letter-the letter didn't actually address anything she wrote but instead talked generally about gun violence-Mason told Greenville Ne...

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