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Pentagon: China building bombers, training pilots for missions against U.S.

Pentagon: China building bombers, training pilots for missions against U.S.

The Pentagon put countering China and Russian Federation at the center of a national defense strategy this year. The 's assessment - part of a much larger annual report to Congress looking at Ch...

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Omarosa may have as many as 200 White House recordings

Omarosa may have as many as 200 White House recordings

Manigault Newman has made a flurry of media appearances over the last week to promote her new book, " Unhinged ". The White House has countered by branding Manigault Newman as a disgruntled former ...

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Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'

Amnesty: Kabul attack on Shiites is 'war crime'

Wednesday's deadly suicide attack on a tuition center in Kabul, in which 48 people were killed and 67 others wounded, drew widespread condemnation from across the world . Fighting appeared to have ce...

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Confusion, disbelief remain over man who allegedly killed family in Colorado

Confusion, disbelief remain over man who allegedly killed family in Colorado

He did not respond to multiple messages seeking comment. When asked by the reporter whether they argued, Watts said , "We had an emotional conversation, I'll leave it at that". "We're dumbfounded, ...

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Worst floods in a century kill at least 324 in India's Kerala

Worst floods in a century kill at least 324 in India's Kerala

But some people in the relief camps were finding it hard to access food and water. "Dear PM please declare Kerala floods a National Disaster without any delay". Many of them, including children, wer...

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Pentagon pushes Trump's military parade to 2019

Pentagon pushes Trump's military parade to 2019

However, new estimates place the cost of the parade at $92 million - $80 million more than the initial estimates of $ 12 million . He wrote that "the local politicians who run Washington , D.C". ...

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Pakistan condoles death of ex-Indian PM Vajpayee

Pakistan condoles death of ex-Indian PM Vajpayee

In 2009, he had suffered a stroke, which weakened his cognitive abilities. Prime Minister Narendra Modi led condolences in a series of tweets , calling Vajpayee's death a "personal and irreplaceabl...

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Koreas agree to hold new summit in Pyongyang in September

Koreas agree to hold new summit in Pyongyang in September

South Korean Unification Minister Cho Myoung-gyon crosses the concrete border to attend a meeting with his North Korean counterpart Ri Son Gwon at the truce village of Panmunjom inside the demilitari...

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Calgary air quality advisory continues for second straight day

Calgary air quality advisory continues for second straight day

Continued fire activity from the Carr, Mendocino Complex, and OR fires continue to send smoke into the area. Sensitive groups should take precautions, including: children, older adults, and people t...

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Trump Weighs Revoking Security Clearances for Several Ex-Obama Officials

Trump Weighs Revoking Security Clearances for Several Ex-Obama Officials

Trump's threat against Brennan and former United States officials James Comey , James Clapper , Michael Hayden , Susan Rice and Andrew McCabe represented an extraordinary politicization of the...

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Death toll in devastating Kerala floods jumps to 67

Death toll in devastating Kerala floods jumps to 67

Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan , who accompanied Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on an aerial survey of the flood-affected areas, demanded an immediate relief of Rs 1,200 crore. Mercedes-Be...

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Man held after pedestrians injured in Houses of Parliament vehicle crash

Man held after pedestrians injured in Houses of Parliament vehicle crash

There is no ongoing chase. Media reports said a cyclist was among the injured. He injured three people , but none of the injuries were life-threatening. London's Metropolitan Police say no o...

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Iraq stops trading with Iran in dollar due to sanctions

Iraq stops trading with Iran in dollar due to sanctions

Abadi will still go ahead with a planned visit to Turkey on Tuesday but has scrapped the Iran leg of the trip "because of his busy schedule", his office said. The US will also sanction companies in ...

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Paul Manafort's lawyers conclude trial without calling any witnesses

Paul Manafort's lawyers conclude trial without calling any witnesses

On Wednesday, Manafort, wearing a blue suit and blue shirt, rose, along with everyone else on the courtroom as jurors took their seats. Manafort is accused of hiding millions of dollars in income ...

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Luzerne County priests prominent in abuse list

Luzerne County priests prominent in abuse list

Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro detailed the alleged abuse by 301 in six dioceses, including Pittsburgh , where Cardinal Donald Wuerl had served as bishop for 18 years. The diocese se...

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FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

FBI fires Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

His attorney, Aitan Goelman, said Mr. Strzok was sacked Friday. Trump and his supporters, however, argued the texts were evidence of a "deep state" conspiracy to undermine Trump's presidency. Along ...

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Trump doubles steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey as lira nosedives

Trump doubles steel and aluminium tariffs on Turkey as lira nosedives

On Friday, President Trump announced that he will double America's metal tariffs on Turkey - despite the fact that he has no good reason for doing so. It did not disclose details, but the move sug...

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Trump in new Omarosa tape: "Nobody even told me about it"

Donald Trump has called Omarosa Manigault Newman "a lowlife" in his first public response to the former White House aide's tell-all book. "He goes on to say that things can get ugly for you , ...

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Kangana Ranaut has a message for PM-Elect Imran Khan

Kangana Ranaut has a message for PM-Elect Imran Khan

PTI has already sent out official invitations to close friends of Imran Khan including Indian cricketing legends Kapil Dev , Navjot Singh Sidhu and Sunil Gavaskar to attend the oath-taking ceremony...

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Zimbabwe's Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted

Zimbabwe's Chamisa challenges election result; inauguration halted

ZEC declared that Mnangagwa won the election with 50.8 percent of the vote while Chamisa was said to have come second with 44.3 percent of the vote. Advocate Mpofu said the applicant has enough evid...

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Flash floods kill 37 in India’s tourist hotspot Kerala

Flash floods kill 37 in India’s tourist hotspot Kerala

A third red alert was issued for the Idukki reservoir. Home Minister Rajnath Singh is set to visit and make an aerial survey of flood-hit areas on Sunday while his deputy, Kiren Rijiju, has alread...

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Holy Fire: 21,000 evacuated as California blaze inches to Lake Elsinore

Holy Fire: 21,000 evacuated as California blaze inches to Lake Elsinore

Firefighters under Cal Fire's command have helped OR authorities fight a fire near the California border and responded to a blaze that broke out this week in Orange County and burned a dozen cabins....

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Trump 'monitoring' the stolen plane situation

Trump 'monitoring' the stolen plane situation

Alaska Airlines confirmed the aircraft belonged to its subsidiary Horizon Air and was a Bombardier Dash-8 (Q-400) turboprop aircraft that likely had no passengers on board. Sheriff's officials say the...

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At least 29 children killed in strike on Yemen bus

At least 29 children killed in strike on Yemen bus

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres condemned the coalition air strike and called on all parties to spare civilians and "to respect their obligations under worldwide humanitarian law, in particula...

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What's driving Saudi Arabia's rapidly escalating feud with Canada?

What's driving Saudi Arabia's rapidly escalating feud with Canada?

Riyadh shot back, lashing out at what it described as "a blatant interference in the Kingdom's domestic affairs, against basic global norms and all worldwide protocols". Saudi Arabia supplies oil to...

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North Korea lashes out at United States diplomats over sanctions

North Korea lashes out at United States diplomats over sanctions

Pyongyang's state media has highlighted it has made goodwill gestures, such as a moratorium on nuclear and missile tests, the dismantling of a nuclear site, and the return of the remains of US soldie...

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Saudi Arabia Punishes Canada for Criticizing Human Rights Defenders' Arrests

Saudi Arabia Punishes Canada for Criticizing Human Rights Defenders' Arrests

The clash between the two countries began last Thursday when the Canadian government posted a tweet expressing concern over Riyadh's arrest of two women's rights activists. The decision to freeze new ...

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Twitter defends decision not to ban Alex Jones and InfoWars

Twitter defends decision not to ban Alex Jones and InfoWars

While accepting accounts like Jones' can often "sensationalise issues and spread unsubstantiated rumours", Dorsey sidestepped responsibility for allowing the broadcaster to do so, saying it was up t...

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Rick Gates Forced Into Admitting Extramarital Affair by Paul Manafort’s Lawyer

After Gates described his theft as "unauthorized transactions" instead of embezzlement, Downing prodded him to use the latter term - and Gates ultimately relented, saying, "It was embezzlement from Mr...

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New York Congressman Chris Collins Arrested on Insider-Trading Charges

New York Congressman Chris Collins Arrested on Insider-Trading Charges

His son, Cameron Collins, and Stephen Zarsky, the father of Cameron's fiancee, were also indicted on the same charges. Cameron Collins then allegedly traded on that inside information and passed it to...

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