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Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet for second summit

Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un to meet for second summit

Critics of United States efforts say the first summit only boosted Kim's global stature without much to show for it, and some believe Trump may see a second meeting as a way of distracting from his do...

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Iranian TV anchor arrested in US

Iranian TV anchor arrested in US

In its report, Press TV said it is unaware of any charges or the reason for the journalist's arrest. The acknowledgement came in a federal judge's order stating that American-born Melanie Franklin...

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U.S. shutdown: Trump angered by Democrat rejection of 'compromise'

U.S. shutdown: Trump angered by Democrat rejection of 'compromise'

The source said Trump does not plan to declare a national emergency along the U.S. -Mexico border, a step he threatened to take earlier in his struggle with Congress over the shutdown triggered...

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Opposition "Vilifying EVMs" To Explain Coming Defeat, Says PM Modi

Kolkata: Issuing a war cry " Delhi mein sarkar badal do " (change the government at the Centre), Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee on Saturday asserted that the "expiry date" of the Modi gov...

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ND congressional delegation divided over Russian sanctions

ND congressional delegation divided over Russian sanctions

Plans to remove the sanctions are not politically motivated, but were negotiated with the assistance of longtime civil servants at Treasury, Mnuchin told reporters Tuesday after meeting with Senate Re...

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Israeli Student Killed in 'Horrendous Attack' in Australia

Israeli Student Killed in 'Horrendous Attack' in Australia

Maasarwe, who was reportedly five months into a year-long exchange at Melbourne's LaTrobe University , was riding a tram home from a comedy club to the suburb of Bundoora before she was met by he...

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Russian Federation calls on Japan to recognize outcome of World War Two

Russian Federation calls on Japan to recognize outcome of World War Two

During the 2016 election, Trump's campaign had numerous contacts with Russians. Lavrov said the investigation into Whelan continued and his detention was not motivated by any desire to try to exchan...

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North Korea taken no 'concrete steps' to denuclearize: Vice President Mike Pence

North Korea taken no 'concrete steps' to denuclearize: Vice President Mike Pence

Asked about the prospect of Kim Yong Chol visiting Washington for the second time in less than a year, the U.S. State Department demurred, telling The Japan Times that it did not have any meetings to ...

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Irish PM denies having secret no-deal Brexit plan for border checks

Irish PM denies having secret no-deal Brexit plan for border checks

Ms McDonald also referred to a comment from DUP leader Arlene Foster, who said there had never been a hard border between the Republic and Northern Ireland . She added: "No-deal crash out is complete...

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At least four United States troops killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis

At least four United States troops killed in Syria blast claimed by Isis

The U.S. -led coalition said that "U.S. service members were killed during an explosion while conducting a routine patrol in Syria today". An image grab taken from a video obtained by AFPTV on 1...

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Barr Vows He'd Let Mueller ‘Complete His Work’ on Russia Probe

Barr Vows He'd Let Mueller ‘Complete His Work’ on Russia Probe

Trump has repeatedly castigated Mueller's investigation, calling it a "witch hunt, " and lambasted and ultimately pushed out his first attorney general, Jeff Sessions , for removing himself from the ...

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Five feared dead in Zimbabwe’s violent fuel protests

Five feared dead in Zimbabwe’s violent fuel protests

The crisis is seen undermining efforts by Mnangagwa, who is on a tour of five countries in Europe and Asia, to win back foreign investors and revive the failing economy. Mnangagwa also announced that ...

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Trump Claims FBI Employees Are 'Disgusted' With Leadership And 'Lyin' James Comey'

Trump Claims FBI Employees Are 'Disgusted' With Leadership And 'Lyin' James Comey'

But this was not even Trump's biggest problem over the weekend, after the Times sensationally revealed the FBI opened a counterintelligence investigation into whether the US President had been influ...

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Trump mocks Elizabeth Warren with Wounded Knee reference over Instagram livestream

Trump mocks Elizabeth Warren with Wounded Knee reference over Instagram livestream

She drew some scorn for pandering by posting a New Year's Eve Instagram video of herself answering viewers' questions while swigging a beer in her kitchen. Twitter users were quick to call out the P...

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Jeremy Corbyn: Confidence vote ‘soon’ but Brexit plan later

Jeremy Corbyn: Confidence vote ‘soon’ but Brexit plan later

At regular protests outside Parliament , where pro and anti-Brexit demonstrators have been a regular sight for months, far-right groups have targeted MPs and journalists - particularly those members...

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United States shutdown breaks all-time record

United States shutdown breaks all-time record

The South Carolina Republican added in the interview that he spoke with the president shortly before his television appearance and told him he would support an emergency declaration. Trump has bee...

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Syrian air defense systems strike down several missiles over western Damascus

Syrian air defense systems strike down several missiles over western Damascus

Syrian state media reported late on Friday that Syrian air defences responded to Israeli missiles and shot them down over Damascus , as a group monitor said the strikes hit near the Syrian capital's ...

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Trump threatens to devastate Turkey's economy if it attacks Kurds

Trump threatens to devastate Turkey's economy if it attacks Kurds

Turkey had rejected any suggestions that U.S. President Donald Trump's plan to withdraw troops was conditional on the safety of the U.S. -backed Kurdish People's Protection Units (YPG). Pompeo told...

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Double-decker bus crash leaves 3 dead, 23 injured in Ottawa

Double-decker bus crash leaves 3 dead, 23 injured in Ottawa

Twenty-three people were hurt and taken to hospitals, he said. Monica Lung was on her daily bus ride home from Carleton University in Ottawa when she passed the horrific scene at Westboro statio...

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United States military begins withdrawal from Syria

United States military begins withdrawal from Syria

The coalition has started "the process of our deliberate withdrawal from Syria", Army Col. Sean Ryan, a spokesman for Operation Inherent Resolve, the USA -led anti-Islamic State coalition, wrote in ...

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