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He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call

He Said, She Said on UK Prime Minister, Trump Phone Call

How, he wondered aloud, did Canada suddenly become a national security threat to the United States? The US president's imposition of tariffs on steel and aluminium last week and the apparent i...

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Manafort accused of attempted witnesses tampering

Manafort accused of attempted witnesses tampering

The FBI has documents and statements from the two people, as well as telephone records and documents recovered through a search of Manafort's iCloud account showing that Trump's former campaign manage...

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Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

Many breast cancer patients can skip chemo, big study finds

Hormone-receptor-positive, axillary node-negative disease -- the type of breast cancer studied here - accounts for half of all the breast cancer cases in the USA, and chemotherapy historically has...

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Property Losses Mount on Hawaii`s Big Island as Lava Flow Spreads

Property Losses Mount on Hawaii`s Big Island as Lava Flow Spreads

The flow prompted warnings from Hawaii County Civil Defense authorities about laze, a nasty mashup of lava and haze that sends hydrochloric acid and volcanic glass particles into the air. The lava f...

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Guatemala Volcano: Search continues for missing people

Guatemala Volcano: Search continues for missing people

TRT World spoke with Antigua-based journalist Louisa Reynolds for more details. Reuters writes: "The charred bodies of victims laid on the steaming, ashen remnants of a pyroclastic flow as re...

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Merkel condemns Iran tweet but still backs nuclear deal

Merkel condemns Iran tweet but still backs nuclear deal

The two world leaders agreed Iran exercised a "worrying" influence over a huge part of the Middle East. "Tehran will attack ten times more if attacked by our enemies..." Ali Shamkhani, the secre...

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Saudis issue first driving license to women

Saudis issue first driving license to women

It said the women took a brief driving test before receiving their new licenses. During the past few weeks, Saudi authorities have arrested seven women and four men who were outspoken women's rights...

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Why Are There Restrictions for Melania Trump's Latest Appearance?

Why Are There Restrictions for Melania Trump's Latest Appearance?

Video posted on Twitter showed the first lady, who wore a black sleeveless dress, strolling into the East Room accompanied by President Donald Trump. Until Monday, May 10 was the last time the first...

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Ex-Trump campaign chair Paul Manafort accused of witness tampering attempt

Mueller, who is investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russian Federation, asked the judge overseeing the case in U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia to revoke or...

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Philippines President Visits Korea

Philippines President Visits Korea

The controversial president of the Philippines, Rodrigo Duterte , arrived in Korea on Sunday to meet with President Moon Jae-in the following day. In May 2017, Duterte told a group of soldiers on...

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Trump legal team's secret letter to Mueller challenges subpoena

Trump legal team's secret letter to Mueller challenges subpoena

Giuliani has told the Associated Press that the president's legal team believes the special counsel does not have the authority to do so. The never-before-seen memo makes a broad case for the execut...

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Pentagon chief sees ‘bumpy road’ toward North Korea nuclear negotiations

Pentagon chief sees ‘bumpy road’ toward North Korea nuclear negotiations

US Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis said there should be "no relief" to UN-led sanctions on North Korea until its full denucelarization, citing an expected "bumpy road" to negotiations. While Tokyo...

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Pedophile can run for Congress, thanks to McAuliffe decision restoring felons’ rights

Pedophile can run for Congress, thanks to McAuliffe decision restoring felons’ rights

Larson is running as an independent candidate seeking the U.S. House seat now held by incumbent Rep. Barbara Comstock, Virginia Republican. "A lot of people are exhausted of political correctness...

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China warns United States it will scrap agreements if tariffs are imposed

China warns United States it will scrap agreements if tariffs are imposed

China's door to talks is open in principle, the country's Foreign Ministry said on Monday, a day after Beijing warned that any trade and business deals reached with Washington would be void if...

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Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead

Explosion Near Clerics Gathering Leaves Seven Dead

The Islamic State group has also claimed responsibility for several attacks in the capital. "The suicide attack happened outside the (Loya Jirga) tent when religious scholars were leaving the gather...

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U.S. singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs

U.S. singled out by G7 allies over steel and aluminum tariffs

Highly restrictive on Trade! "We want open markets, free markets but we have to convince the U.S. administration", German Economy Minister Peter Altmaier said. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross anno...

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Christian baker who refused to do same-sex wedding cake wins

Christian baker who refused to do same-sex wedding cake wins

Justices Kennedy , Roberts, Alito, Breyer, Kagan, Gorsuch and Thomas ruled in favor of Phillips, Ginsburg and Sotomayor dissenting. "I see no reason why the comments of one or two commissioners shou...

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N. Korea beefs up demands for repatriation of restaurant workers

N. Korea beefs up demands for repatriation of restaurant workers

While excitement is building, the high stakes nature of the event means secrecy surrounds much of the planning. "North Korea will receive relief only when it demonstrates verifiable and irreversible...

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Socialists prepare for power as Spanish government set to collapse

Socialists prepare for power as Spanish government set to collapse

Sanchez, 46, takes the helm of the 19-country eurozone's fourth-largest economy at a time when the European Union has to resolve numerous problems, including the United Kingdom's departure from the bl...

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Why Trump's Tariffs May Push Europe Toward China and Russian Federation

Why Trump's Tariffs May Push Europe Toward China and Russian Federation

Speaking with Chuck Todd from Meet the Press in an excerpt from an exclusive interview airing in full on Sunday, Trudeau said that the imposition of tariffs was "insulting". Navarro said US ...

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Jordan PM resigns after anti-austerity protests

Jordan PM resigns after anti-austerity protests

Jordan's king is expected to push for the prime minister to step down on Monday (June 4). Razzaz is a former World Bank economist and was education minister in the outgoing government. According to ...

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Inauguration of Catalonian government ends Spain's direct rule

Inauguration of Catalonian government ends Spain's direct rule

The oath was taken by the head of Generalitat Kim Torr, which, after the oath has proposed new Prime Minister Pedro Sanchez to start negotiations. Catalonia's new leader, Mr Quim Torra, said he ...

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5Stars and League strike new Italian coalition deal

5Stars and League strike new Italian coalition deal

Mattarella, shuffled Mr. Savona to the Ministry of European Affairs. This included Brexit, where they noted the positive progress made on ensuring the rights of Italian citizens in the United Kingdom ...

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Suspect captured in Tennessee sheriff’s deputy fatal shooting

Suspect captured in Tennessee sheriff’s deputy fatal shooting

The man wanted for killing a Dickson County Sheriff's deputy was taken into custody Friday morning. He was booked into the Dickson County Jail before being transported to the Davidson County Jail....

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Facebook shared user data with Apple and Samsung

The report stated that the deals let Facebook expand its reach, and gave manufacturers access to popular Facebook features such as messaging, like buttons, and contact information that could be sync...

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Trump Aide: Canada Trade Row a

Trump Aide: Canada Trade Row a "family Quarrel", Trudeau Overreacting

The 25 percent tariff on steel and 10 percent tariff on aluminum was meant to protect national security by ensuring domestic production of the metals for military use, according to the administrat...

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North Korea 'military reshuffle' raises eyebrows in Seoul

North Korea 'military reshuffle' raises eyebrows in Seoul

North Korea's three most senior military officials have been replaced , a US official told Reuters . Trump met with former North Korean spy chief Kim Yong Chol for about 90 minutes Friday - th...

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Britain will have Brexit policies ready for June EU summit: minister

Britain will have Brexit policies ready for June EU summit: minister

He added that the Government was making progress with Brexit plans, saying: "I'm confident that as we get to the June council meeting the Prime Minister will have a good set of proposals and our col...

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Secretly Collected DNA Led to Suspect's Arrest in Golden State Killer Case

Secretly Collected DNA Led to Suspect's Arrest in Golden State Killer Case

But authorities said in the court records that the definitive link came when the DNA taken from the auto matched that of semen recovered at the scene of one of the Golden State Killer's rape cases. ...

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Guatemala volcano eruption leaves at least 25 dead

The National Disaster Management Agency (Conred) said a river of lava hit the village of El Rodeo, destroying houses and burning people inside. National Disaster Coordinator Sergio Cabanas said seve...

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Guatemala volcanic eruption kills 25

Guatemala volcanic eruption kills 25

At least seven people were killed and many more injured in the eruption of Volcan de Fuego, near Guatemala City . One video published by news outlet Telediario purportedly taken in the El Rodeo v...

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Japan forced to reconsider 'pressure' policy toward North Korea

Japan forced to reconsider 'pressure' policy toward North Korea

Reuters reported that usa officials feel that there was disagreement within the North Korean military as to how Kim should work with Washington and Seoul. In a remarkable shift in tone eight days aft...

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Kim sends letter to US President - and it's huge

Kim sends letter to US President - and it's huge

In this May 26, 2018 photo North Korean leader Kim Jong Un , center left, and South Korean President Moon Jae-in, right, walk after their meeting at the northern side of Panmunjom in North Korea . S...

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Death toll climbs from volcano's explosions of ash, molten rock in Guatemala

Death toll climbs from volcano's explosions of ash, molten rock in Guatemala

Authorities have confirmed that at least seven people were killed and over 300 injured. "There are injured, burned and dead people", Sergio Cabanas, the general secretary of Guatemala's CONRED nationa...

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China has legitimate right to deploy military facilities in S

China has legitimate right to deploy military facilities in S

In comments at the Shangri-La Dialogue, an global security forum in Singapore over the weekend, Mattis said Beijing's moves were created to intimidate other countries in the region. "We have seen th...

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German police rule out 'terrorism' in Berlin knife rampage

German police rule out 'terrorism' in Berlin knife rampage

It's not yet known what has caused the incident but a police spokesperson confirmed the incident to Reuters . Officials said the suspect was 53 years old, but did not identify him. A tweet by Be...

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Santa Fe school district struck by mass shooting gets grant

Santa Fe school district struck by mass shooting gets grant

After losing their beloveds, that too at such a young age, one can just imagine what the families of the victims must have gone through - which brings us back to the question why would the president e...

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Trump Lawyers: A President Cannot Obstruct Justice

Trump Lawyers: A President Cannot Obstruct Justice

The question came up when host George Stephanopoulos asked about why the Trump camp kept changing its answer about whether the president played a role in drafting a July 8, 2017 statement to the Ne...

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In Venezuela, the metro was free - no money for tickets printing

In Venezuela, the metro was free - no money for tickets printing

In the past two weeks, Maduro has met with a Vatican envoy, a USA senator and key members of the country's opposition, who've long made the release of political prisoners as a central demand in previo...

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Cyclist threatens driver with knife after accidental collision

Cyclist threatens driver with knife after accidental collision

Brandishing the knife, he kicks the vehicle and slashes at the windows while the driver remains inside the vehicle. The attacker eventually gained entry by breaking a window, but the driver escaped an...

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