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FG declares Friday, Monday, public holidays for Eid -El Fitr

FG declares Friday, Monday, public holidays for Eid -El Fitr

The Islamic holy month of fasting is the first and only day in the month of Shawwal during which Muslims are not permitted to fast. Saudi Arabia's King Salman also issued a directive last Tuesday to...

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SNP MPs walk out of PMQs in protest over Brexit debate

SNP MPs walk out of PMQs in protest over Brexit debate

John Bercow, Speaker of the House of Commons, has heaped praise on the "impeccable behavior" of a baby, the daughter of Labour MP, Clive Lewis, after she bared witness to a chaotic PMQs. Ms Sturgeon...

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Heavy clashes near Yemen’s Hodeidah as UN seeks ceasefire

Heavy clashes near Yemen’s Hodeidah as UN seeks ceasefire

Government forces, backed by a Saudi-led coalition, have been advancing along the western coast in recent weeks as they battle the Iran-allied rebels, known as Houthis. The United Nations says that Ye...

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Trump brands media as the 'biggest enemy' of the United States

Trump brands media as the 'biggest enemy' of the United States

Pompeo also sought to downplay Trump's announcement on Tuesday that military exercises with South Korea would be suspended in return for North Korea's denuclearization. Pompeo said Trump was allud...

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US sanctions Russians for hacks and ‘tracking cables carrying world data’

US sanctions Russians for hacks and ‘tracking cables carrying world data’

Market Pulse Stories are Rapid-fire, short news bursts on stocks and markets as they move. Treasury's Office of Foreign Assets Control ( OFAC ) placed four companies, one research institute and thre...

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Predicting the final 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

Predicting the final 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup

The U.S., Mexico, and Canada had submitted a joint bid to host the World Cup in 2026, when the tournament will expand from 32 teams to 48. Their lone opponent was Morocco . Canada has not qualified...

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President's habit of ripping up documents a headache for record-keepers

President's habit of ripping up documents a headache for record-keepers

Mr Lartey said: "I had a letter from Schumer - he tore it up". "It was the craziest thing ever". Lartey said he spent the first five months of the Trump administration standing over a desk in the Ol...

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Historic meeting in Singapore

Historic meeting in Singapore

The summit capped a dizzying few days of foreign policy activity for Trump, who shocked USA allies over the weekend by using a meeting in Canada of the Group of Seven industrialized economies to ali...

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White House says Trump plans early summit departure

White House says Trump plans early summit departure

There are 3,000 credentialed journalists now in Singapore to cover the historic and unprecedented meeting between President Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong-un. A TV screen shows newsreader ...

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Trump and Kim meet for historic summit

Trump and Kim meet for historic summit

Yokota said she wondered how Japan would be viewed by the rest of the world if it can not seize such a golden opportunity, expressing her hope for the realization of a meeting between Abe and Kim as w...

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Movie Company Confused After Being Credited In Trump's Fake North Korea Trailer

Mr Trump insisted during the press conference which followed the summit, that he meant to invite Chairman Kim to meet with him at the White House in Washington, D.C., according to reports from North...

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Yemen's rebel-held Hudaida under assault from Saudi-led coalition

Yemen's rebel-held Hudaida under assault from Saudi-led coalition

Before dawn on Wednesday, convoys of vehicles appeared to be heading toward the rebel-held city, according to videos posted on social media. But humanitarian groups and experts have warned that an...

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Trudeau 'stabbed us in back' on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser

Trudeau 'stabbed us in back' on trade, says Trump chief economic adviser

But I do acknowledge President Trump doesn't always let facts get in the way". German Chancellor Angela Merkel described his change of heart as "sobering and a little depressing". He said USA repr...

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Trump says everyone was actually very friendly in G7 viral photo

Trump says everyone was actually very friendly in G7 viral photo

Trump and Kim shook hands and posed for photos before their almost 40-minute one-on-one conversation behind closed doors. Trump - by then in the air, bound for Singapore to meet with North Kore...

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Trump and Kim open historic summit with handshake

The question of North Korea's dismal human rights record came up a couple of times at the news conference, and at first, Trump said that he and Kim discussed it "relatively briefly", but later say...

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Pompeo: U.S. aims for 'major' North Korea disarmament in 2.5 years

Trump and Kim's summit produced a historic handshake and a joint statement that committed North Korea to "complete denuclearization" without providing any details about how that would happen. T...

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Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Likely to Cooperate With Feds

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Likely to Cooperate With Feds

The legal team for Michael Cohen , U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, is expected to stop representing him in the criminal investigation into his business dealings, a person familiar wi...

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Italy shuts ports to migrant boat, asks Malta to open its doors

Italy shuts ports to migrant boat, asks Malta to open its doors

French President Emmanuel Macron, who had been criticized for not offering to take in the boat at a French port, broke his silence on the topic during a Cabinet meeting Tuesday, denouncing the "cynici...

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Voters will decide if California should be split into three states

Voters will decide if California should be split into three states

According to the Los Angeles Times , the proposal officially earned a spot on the state's ballot this November. The upper portion of the state, which would include San Francisco and the state cap...

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War games: Liberals slam Trump for using ‘language of the enemy’

War games: Liberals slam Trump for using ‘language of the enemy’

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has landed at Osan Air Base south of Seoul ahead of meetings with America's allies in the aftermath of the summit between President Donald Trump and North Korea...

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White House aide apologises over ‘special place in hell’ comment

White House aide apologises over ‘special place in hell’ comment

In response to the massive steel and aluminium tariffs imposed by the Trump administration, Canada which is one of the largest exporters of the same spoke out against the exorbitant duties. The se...

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Sen: Following election-day rebuke from Trump, Sanford falls in GOP primary

Sen: Following election-day rebuke from Trump, Sanford falls in GOP primary

But Trump was definitely a factor in making Sanford the second House Republican in 2018 to lose a primary. That was a reference to Sanford's surprise disappearance from the state as governor, whic...

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U.K. Minister Phillip Lee Resigns Ahead of Brexit Bill Showdown

U.K. Minister Phillip Lee Resigns Ahead of Brexit Bill Showdown

Lee, who voted for Britain to remain in the E.U.in the 2016 referendum, said in a statement he was "incredibly sad" to resign but did so in order to vote against the government's position on a key ame...

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Pope begins purge in Chile church over sex abuse scandal

Pope begins purge in Chile church over sex abuse scandal

The sex abuse scandal is among the most challenging issues facing Francis , who has said he felt "pain and shame" about the church's failure for decades to confront cases of abuse by priests that hav...

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Trump's G7 bust-up shows risks for North Korea summit

Trump's G7 bust-up shows risks for North Korea summit

So each leader, Trump and Trudeau included, left the summit and went off to tell their publics how hard they had fought for the national interest. The G7 summit came after the Trump administrati...

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White House aide apologizes for 'special place in hell' comment

White House aide apologizes for 'special place in hell' comment

Trudeau had said using national security as a justification for tariffs was "kind of insulting" to Canadian veterans who had stood by their USA allies in conflicts dating back to World War I. Canadian...

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Agent charged over wedding dance gunshot

Bishop was released to an Federal Bureau of Investigation supervisor that night and not arrested. The Denver Police Department responded to Mile High Spirits Distillery on Lawrence Street on the...

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Canadian lawmakers unanimously accuse U.S. of attacking Trudeau

Canadian lawmakers unanimously accuse U.S. of attacking Trudeau

In this photo made available by the German Federal Government, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, center, speaks with U.S. President Donald Trump , seated at right, during the G7 Leaders Summit in La...

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North Korea welcomes Trump's promise to end military exercises: KCNA

North Korea welcomes Trump's promise to end military exercises: KCNA

The VFW had asked Trump to raise the issue during negotiations. "I do trust him". There are still 5,300 American service members missing whose remains are believed to be in North Korea - 65 years af...

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Raccoon scales skyscraper in Minnesota

As the raccoon climbed higher and higher on Tuesday, animal welfare officials hoped that it would reach the roof of the UBS Plaza building so it could be trapped. It moved to the neighbouring UBS Towe...

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Don’t tie our hands in Brexit negotiations, British government tells parliament

Remain-supporting Conservative MPs had threatened to back an amendment to the bill which would have given parliament a more widespread veto. Commenting on the Prime Minister's promises, he said: "I ...

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Japan Concerned About Trump's Plans to Stop Joint Drills With Seoul

The amount of money we spend on that is incredible. However, "if North Korea does not prove willing to follow through, we and our allies must be prepared to restore the policy of maximum pressure". ...

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Athens, Skopje Reach Agreement on Constitutional Name of Macedonia

Athens, Skopje Reach Agreement on Constitutional Name of Macedonia

Zaev said that the name will be used both domestically and internationally, which should be confirmed by a constitutional amendment. The nationality of the country's citizens will be listed on offic...

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United Kingdom government wins key Brexit parliamentary battle

The debate, which lasted for almost three hours, was split down the usual non-partisan lines that have emerged as a result of Brexit, with the likes of Labour's Kate Hoey and John Mann saying they wou...

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Grandmother Transports Children in Dog Kennels

Grandmother Transports Children in Dog Kennels

Leimome Cheeks 62, was arrested and charged with two counts of child endangerment , WREG reports . She's such a nice lady, " neighbor Skylark Blake said. Neighbors of Cheeks have spoken to local ...

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Trump contradicts US military stance on Korea war games

Trump contradicts US military stance on Korea war games

A slight smile crosses Kim's face as Trump places a hand on the North Korean Leader's arm. "I want to bring our soldiers back home", he said. Trump also said in the interview he believed the North...

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KTAR.com Rep. Sinema hopeful immigration vote gridlock coming to end

KTAR.com Rep. Sinema hopeful immigration vote gridlock coming to end

Scott Perry, R-Pa. The outcome of the meeting is anyone's guess, but the goal - just five months ahead of a midterm election - is to unite the conference and stave off the votes for what is known as...

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Man arrested after hostage incident in Paris: minister

Man arrested after hostage incident in Paris: minister

Anti-terrorist police are surrounding the Mixicom computer store in the French capital's 10th arrondissement, close to the Gare du Nord Eurostar hub. However, police have said there was no indication ...

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India Welcomes Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Summit

India Welcomes Donald Trump-Kim Jong Un Summit

Kim wearing glasses and dressed in a dark suit and Trump sporting a red tie shook hands in front of the cameras at around 9:00 a.m. local time (0100 GMT) at the luxury Capella hotel on Sentosa resort ...

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British PM avoids Brexit defeat in knife-edge parliament vote

British Prime Minister Theresa May narrowly avoided a major blow to her Brexit strategy Tuesday after MPs rejected a plan that would have given parliament a veto on the final deal negotiated with ...

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