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Trump says summit with Kim may still happen

Trump says summit with Kim may still happen

Trump canceled the planned talks with Kim on Thursday, blaming recent threatening statements by Pyongyang to pull out of the summit over what it saw as confrontational remarks by USA officials. Donal...

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Ireland votes ‘yes’ to repeal constitutional abortion ban

Ireland votes ‘yes’ to repeal constitutional abortion ban

Ireland overwhelmingly voted in favour of legalising abortion on Friday, two early exit polls show . Ireland has some of the world's most restrictive abortion laws, with many women resorting to ...

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NY judge orders son to vacate house after parents' lawsuit

NY judge orders son to vacate house after parents' lawsuit

The judge pointed out another case that nullified that previous decision, and called six months an "outrageous" amount of time to ask for. "I am just so outraged", he said outside court. During Tues...

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Huge turnout predicted in Kildare referendum vote on Eighth Amendment this Friday

Huge turnout predicted in Kildare referendum vote on Eighth Amendment this Friday

An earlier Irish Times/IPSOS poll projected a landslide victory with 68 precent voting in favour of the referendum, and 32 percent against it. Ireland votes on Friday in an abortion referendum t...

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President Trump Claims ‘Spying’ on His Campaign Was Illegal. He’s Wrong

President Trump Claims ‘Spying’ on His Campaign Was Illegal. He’s Wrong

Trump also tweeted: "Look how things have turned around on the Criminal Deep State". The Democrats say the GOP-only meeting is inappropriate for any investigation, "much less one involving th...

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Ex-CIA man named as suspect in Vault 7 leak

Ex-CIA man named as suspect in Vault 7 leak

The data dump, which WikiLeaks referred to as " Vault 7 ", contained 7,818 Web pages and 943 attachments and included more than several hundred million lines of code, providing "the entire hacking cap...

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Woman flings poo in Tims

Woman flings poo in Tims

Leaked surveillance images show a heated argument between the woman and a staff member. She then pulls down her trousers, proceeds to defecate on the floor, and then picks it up and flings it at the e...

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EU Commission takes steps to protect EU business in Iran

EU Commission takes steps to protect EU business in Iran

In a statement, the Commission said it had "launched the formal procedure to activate the "Blocking Statute" by updating the list of United States sanctions against Iran falling within its scope"....

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Scottish Parliament Votes To Refuse Consent For Britain's Brexit Bill

Scottish Parliament Votes To Refuse Consent For Britain's Brexit Bill

Members of the Scottish Parliament (MSPs) rejected the British government's bill by 93 votes to 30, reports Xinhua . If May chooses to disregard the Scottish vote, it could fuel First Minister Nic...

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Senate Intel Panel Endorses US Spies' Finding That Russian Attack Aided Trump

Senate Intel Panel Endorses US Spies' Finding That Russian Attack Aided Trump

But King, a member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, concluded that "really nothing at all happened" in that meeting because nothing "of substance" appears to have been discusse...

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Teachers demand higher pay, more school funding

Teachers demand higher pay, more school funding

Educators across the state walked out of schools and gathered for a rally in Raleigh in hopes that lawmakers will hear their calls for higher pay and funding for classroom resources they say have ...

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Author Tom Wolfe dead at 87

Author Tom Wolfe dead at 87

Wolfe also worked for The Washington Post and Esquire before going on to write several popular books, including The Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test-which documented the rise of hippies in the '60s-the...

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European Union plans to ditch dollar for Iran oil payments

European Union plans to ditch dollar for Iran oil payments

Iran wants assurances that European Union trade with Iran will continue to grow, despite Donald Trump pulling the USA out of the nuclear deal. "The lifting of nuclear-related sanctions and the nor...

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Riau Police HQ attacked by four men

Riau Police HQ attacked by four men

The bloody violence is putting pressure on lawmakers to pass a stalled security law that would give police more power to take pre-emptive action against terror suspects. Then on Monday in Surabaya, a...

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Meghan Markle's father suffers heart attack and won't attend wedding

Meghan Markle's father suffers heart attack and won't attend wedding

Meghan's dad Thomas was supposed to walk his daughter down the aisle, but this evening news emerged that he has cancelled his plans to attend the wedding altogether. "Ms. Markle is delighted to hav...

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Investigators believe deadly Southern California explosion was intentional

Investigators believe deadly Southern California explosion was intentional

The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives responded to the incident. The FBI said there was no initial indication of terrorism, but the agency would continue to investigate out of caut...

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Facebook criticised by MPs for 'insufficient evidence' over data handling

Facebook criticised by MPs for 'insufficient evidence' over data handling

Those changes, according to Facebook, significantly reduced the amount of data that apps could access. A British parliamentary committee has claimed that Facebook has failed to fully answer 39 quest...

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North Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

North Korea dismantling nuclear test site: Satellite images

The authors speculate that may be because they'll be blown up in front of members of the global media later this month. The North also proposed high-level talks on May 16 to follow up on pledges t...

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Open Society Foundations Withdraws Hungary After Orban's 'Repressive' Anti-Soros Crackdown

Open Society Foundations Withdraws Hungary After Orban's 'Repressive' Anti-Soros Crackdown

While the foundation, which acts primarily as a grant-making body, has vowed to continue supporting civil society in Hungary, it is unclear to what extent it will be able to back local groups in the f...

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Turkey Slams 'Scandalous' German Criticism of Footballers' Erdogan Meeting

Turkey Slams 'Scandalous' German Criticism of Footballers' Erdogan Meeting

Erdogan does not sufficiently respect". Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan , during a visit to London , slammed what he called a "very, very unfortunate" move, saying that it had stripped W...

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North Korea Threatens To Cancel Trump Summit

North Korea Threatens To Cancel Trump Summit

The news of another China-North Korea powwow came just as Japanese media reported that North Korea expressed a lack of trust in the United States when Kim visited Beijing for a meeting with Chin...

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Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge

Putin Drives Truck to Open New Russia-Crimea Bridge

Russian Federation annexed Crimea from Ukraine in 2014, drawing sanctions and prompting a deterioration in ties with the West. "The European Union continues to condemn the illegal annexation of Cr...

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Surabaya bombing families studied religious texts together

Surabaya bombing families studied religious texts together

The coordinated attacks in Surabaya with their mix of military-grade explosives, and women and children being used as cover for suicide bombings, suggest a rising level of tactical sophistication ...

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Top Senate intelligence Democrat to vote for Trump's CIA chief nominee

Top Senate intelligence Democrat to vote for Trump's CIA chief nominee

Warner and Heitkamp's endorsement follows Haspel support from Democratic Sens. She's expected to be given a positive recommendation from the committee, and will then likely face a full Senate vote s...

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Severe weather watches dropped for central Pa.

Severe weather watches dropped for central Pa.

Tuesday , look for patchy morning fog, then partly sunny skies and a high in the upper 70s. Forecasters predicted severe weather Saturday night, including showers and thunderstorms with gusty wind...

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Treason petition in Pakistan court against Sharif

Treason petition in Pakistan court against Sharif

The disgruntled PML-N member said, "There was no bigger evidence of the Indian government's lack of interest in taking the case to its end than its refusal to allow FIA to question the only living pro...

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MP Board 10th, 12th results 2018 declaring today at this time

MP Board 10th, 12th results 2018 declaring today at this time

Around 11.4 lakh participated in 10th class exam. Shivani has topped the Class 12 Arts or Humanities exams this year. Class 12 students Amolika Singh and Manav Thakkar also represented India in ma...

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Hotly contested first Eurovision semi-final

Hotly contested first Eurovision semi-final

While Ryan O'Shaughnessy's song "Together" still fits the mold of the previously described power ballad, his performance of the song on Tuesday (May 8) featured two male dancers romantically moving th...

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Death toll increases, flights diverted due to dust storm in the country

Death toll increases, flights diverted due to dust storm in the country

The maximum number of deaths have been reported from Uttar Pradesh where at least 39 people died following the sudden change in weather. Around 40 people were killed in storm-related incidents in vari...

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Israel welcomes U.S. delegation ahead of Jerusalem embassy move

Israel welcomes U.S. delegation ahead of Jerusalem embassy move

President Trump's decision to move the embassy to Jerusalem affirms a great and simple truth: Jerusalem has been the capital of the Jewish people for the past three thousand years. But al-Hroub s...

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