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Hamas says ceasefire agreed to with Israel after significant exchange

Hamas says ceasefire agreed to with Israel after significant exchange

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, who heads the Fatah faction that is dominant in the occupied West Bank, said Israel had used "vigorous aggression" against Gaza that proved it did not want pea...

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Kremlin Rejects Any Russian Role In Babchenko Killing

Kremlin Rejects Any Russian Role In Babchenko Killing

Arkady Babchenko , a Russian journalist, was supposedly murdered on Tuesday, but his appearance on Wednesday left onlookers baffled. Writing on Twitter , the security service said it chose to con...

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Ukraine tries flushing out Russian assassins with the ol' "dead journalist" trick

Russian Foreign Ministry and state-controlled media have begun pushing an alternate reality version of the gunning down in Kyiv of Arkady Babchenko , Russian journalist and outspoken critic of Russia...

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Kim Summit: Meetings between US, North Korean officials rev up

Kim Summit: Meetings between US, North Korean officials rev up

Of the countries seeking to influence negotiations with North Korea , Japan has remained the most hard-line, consistently calling for complete and immediate denuclearisation as well as the removal of...

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Man climbs 4 storeys in seconds to rescue dangling child in Paris

Man climbs 4 storeys in seconds to rescue dangling child in Paris

Accustomed to keeping his head down and staying out of trouble, Gassama said he didn't think of his legal status when he sprang to action. "And thank God, I saved him", he added. "On Saturday night ...

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Moon steps in when Trump and Kim fall out

Moon steps in when Trump and Kim fall out

When he canceled the summit, Trump said his administration's "maximum pressure campaign" of sanctions against North Korea "will continue as it has been continuing". Earlier this month, the presid...

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Indiana School Shooting Leaves Teacher and Student Wounded

Indiana School Shooting Leaves Teacher and Student Wounded

However, The photographer who spoke to Rousey stated, "I'm sure a lot of his students follow you, and it would be an honor for him to walk out to the ring with you one time". "3 shots - 1 through the ...

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Irish PM hails a 'quiet revolution' after landslide referendum on abortion

Irish PM hails a 'quiet revolution' after landslide referendum on abortion

The campaign was defined by women publicly sharing their painful experiences of going overseas for procedures, a key reason why all but one of Ireland's 40 constituencies voted "Yes". Mrs Halappanav...

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Irish travel from around world, including Boston, to overturn abortion ban

Irish travel from around world, including Boston, to overturn abortion ban

But in a landslide, Irish voters rejected the amendment. Frank Gaynor, a 75-year-old retiree, said after the Mass that he never imagined the vote in favour of abortion rights would be so lopsided....

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US team in NKorea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit

US team in NKorea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit

Reporting from South Korea's capital, Seoul , Al Jazeera's Andrew Thomas said it was "symbolically important" that the talks were held on the north side of Panmunjom. "We would like to make known to ...

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Italy Heading to New Elections With Europe as Campaign Faultline

Italy Heading to New Elections With Europe as Campaign Faultline

In the meantime, Mattarella has reportedly asked a former International Monetary Fund (IMF) official, Carlo Cottarelli , to discuss the formation of an interim, technocratic government. Italy's outgo...

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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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