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North Korea says it's ready to deploy and start mass-producing a new medium-range missile capable of reaching Japan and major U.S. military bases there following a test launch it claims confirmed the missile's combat readiness and is an "answer" to U.S.
  • Trump NSA says status of Western Wall a 'policy decision'

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    McMaster offered details of the US President's itinerary for his upcoming visit to Israel and the West Bank. Israel captured the Old City and east Jerusalem in 1967 and later annexed it to the rest of the city - a move the global community does not recognize.
  • Trump defends sharing terrorism 'facts' with Russians

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    But in response to those reports, Trump's national security adviser, H.R. McMaster, told the press Monday that "at no time were intelligence sources or methods discussed". The official said Tuesday that sharing the information "could be a risk for our sources". He did not deny that Trump shared classified information with senior Russian diplomats, and he divulged that Trump spontaneously shared details about an Islamic State threat with a country that the USA intelligence community ...
  • Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

    Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

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    The legislators specifically cited the Erdogan government's "increased direct threats against political opposition groups and minority communities including ethnic Kurds". However, Trump also has a record of turning such criticism over by going tough on other nations. While Erdogan called for the extradition of a Pennsylvania-based cleric he blames for a failed coup in Turkey last summer, there was little tension.
  • T dept conducts raids over Lalu Prasad's benami properties

    T dept conducts raids over Lalu Prasad's benami properties

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    The BJP leader also alleged that the land deals were done during Lalu Prasad's tenure as Union Railway Minister in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government. Former chief minister Jitan Ram Manjhi, whose Hindustani Awam Morcha-Secualar is a ally of the NDA, said it was a raid against corruption and it should be viewed like that.
  • Triple talaq related to social evils: Centre

    Triple talaq related to social evils: Centre

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    Rohatgi replied to that. On Friday , lawyer Farha Faiz, who is opposing Triple Talaq in the SC, alleged that Muslim clerics were running a parallel judicial system like the trial courts and the high courts and the clerics were forcing Muslims not to go to the courts.
  • Trump shared classified information with Russians: Senior US officials

    Trump shared classified information with Russians: Senior US officials

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    It's become a familiar scenario in the crisis-prone Trump White House, where big news breaks fast and the aides paid to respond seem perpetually caught off-guard. Powell echoed his statement, also calling the story false and said Trump only talked about the common threat that both countries faced. "I sincerely hope that he did not revealed secret information to the Russians that might violate our worldwide agreements and make it harder for us to get good intelligence about ISIS and other ...
  • Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas to Weigh Peace Prospects

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    Speaking through a translator, Abbas thanked President Trump for the opportunity to visit the White House, urging him to support a two-state solution. The US president admired the " continued security coordination " between the PA and Israel, saying he was " actually very impressed and somewhat surprised " that " they get along unbelievably well ".
  • Mexican Journalist Who Covered Drug Trade Gunned Down In Sinaloa

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    Javier Valdez was shot and killed when assailants opened fire on his vehicle in the state capital Culiacan, according to RioDoce, the local media outlet he co-founded and where he continued to work. "I don't want to be asked, 'What were you doing in the face of so much death. why didn't you say what was going on?'" Mexican and foreign journalists paid homage to Valdez on social media, describing him as a courageous writer and generous friend whose killers must be brought to justice to ...
  • Princess Charlotte's Second Birthday Marked With New Royal Photo

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    Kate herself took this photo of Charlotte at their family home in Anmer Hall, in Norfolk. Kensington Palace released a statement with the photo that said, "The Duke and Duchess are very pleased to share this photograph as they celebrate Princess Charlotte's second birthday".
  • Liberals eke out win as minority government

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    However, if the results are confirmed, Harrison said the Liberals and New Democrats may be forced to compromise with the Greens or face another election. to the tune of 6 cents a kilowatt hour", said Weaver. There were also 16 ridings where a combined Liberal-Green vote could have defeated the NDP. "They elected a really significant Green presence and certainly a lot of people voted for the Greens across the province and so I intend to listen to that".
  • Trump blasts Comey, acting FBI chief contradicts president

    Trump blasts Comey, acting FBI chief contradicts president

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    In testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee, acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director Andrew McCabe also pledged that he would inform the panel of any effort by the White House or others to interfere with the agency's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
  • Trump prods Russian Federation to rein in Assad, Iran

    Trump prods Russian Federation to rein in Assad, Iran

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    President Trump described the meeting with Lavrov as "very, very good". FM Lavrov will become the highest-ranking Kremlin official to visit Washington during Trump's tenure. Trump said during his election campaign that he sought closer ties with Russian Federation but tensions grew after USA air strikes against a Syrian airfield in April in response to a chemical weapons attack that Washington blamed on Assad.
  • Mummies Discovered in Central Egypt

    Mummies Discovered in Central Egypt

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    The mummies have not yet been dated but are believed to date to Egypt's Greco-Roman period. The discovery follows on the heels of the uncovering of several mummies , colourful wooden sarcophagi and more than 1,000 funerary statues in a 3,500-year-old tomb near the city of Luxor in April.
  • Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

    Michelle Obama criticizes Trump school lunch decision

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    But she didn't hide her feelings when the moderator - the former executive director of Let's Move! - brought up another recent change and one being considered. We hadn't heard much from them, but big candy brands - these are brands you'll recognize, Robert - Mars, Nestle - they said, you know, we're going to start reducing our portion sizes.
  • Murray bows out of Madrid Open, Djokovic proceeds

    Murray bows out of Madrid Open, Djokovic proceeds

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    He will play the quarterfinal against Dominic Thiem of Austria, who won a thriller against Grigor Dimitrov of Bulgaria 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (9). The player, who is now ranked 49th in the world, outplayed Murray, who has been in poor form of late and only recently lost in the semi-finals in the Godo Tournament in Barcelona.