• May to campaign in the north-east as she targets Labour's 'deserted' voters
May to campaign in the north-east as she targets Labour's 'deserted' voters

Labour's manifesto woes dominate the front pages for a second day, with a series of unfortunate events connected to the episode providing rich fodder for picture desks. He will add: "Britain deserves better than simply outsourcing our country's security and prosperity to the whims of the Trump White House". Corbyn said he would take a different d...

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  • German President Steinmeier Mends Ties With Israel's Netanyahu After Diplomatic Spat
German President Steinmeier Mends Ties With Israel's Netanyahu After Diplomatic Spat

The bill was initially much farther reaching than that, seeking to declare the right of self-determination within the State of Israel to be "unique to the Jewish people", and by extension declaring that Israeli Arabs had no such rights. The bill created a wide opposition within the ranks of the democratic forces in Israel, as well as the ranks of t...

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  • German president: Israeli-Palestinian peace 'truly urgent'
German president: Israeli-Palestinian peace 'truly urgent'

Sponsored by Avi Dichter , a member of Netanyahu's overtly nationalist Likud party, the bill has been promoted as necessary to "set in law our national identity while remaining a democratic state". The provocative bill was approved by the Ministerial Committee for Legislation on Sunday and now waits to pass a number of rounds of legislation in the...

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  • Will cut off your heads: Hizbul to Hurriyat leaders
Will cut off your heads: Hizbul to Hurriyat leaders

Reacting sharply to allegations that his thought process was similar to that of Daesh and Al-Qaida, Musa said, "Neither I know anything about ISIS (Daesh) or Al-Qaida nor I can say they are wrong because I have not done any research on them".

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  • AAP MLA Sanjeev Jha again attempts hunger strike despite detention
AAP MLA Sanjeev Jha again attempts hunger strike despite detention

Kapil Mishra , who was sacked from AAP's primary membership, is on a hunger strike, demanding the details of foreign trips undertaken by AAP leaders. Mishra's mother had allegedly said that his son was accused of being an agent of Bharatiya Janata Party adding that she never thought Kejriwal would behave in such a manner.

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  • Olivier Giroud brace boosts Arsenal's Champions League ambitions
Olivier Giroud brace boosts Arsenal's Champions League ambitions

Only the top four teams at the end of the season qualify and Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger would love to secure a 20th successive Champions League season. Stoke have only lost one of their eight home Premier League games against Arsenal (W4 D3). Both sides have two games left, and Arsenal will be watching with great interest when Liverp...

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  • US intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software
US intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

I used Kaspersky Lab software on my personal computer in my home. Asked if he was aware of a security threat tied to Kaspersky software, Federal Bureau of Investigation acting director Andrew McCabe replied: "We are very concerned about it and we are focused on it very closely".

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  • Central Intelligence Agency establishes 'Korea Mission Center' to focus on N. Korea threats
Central Intelligence Agency establishes 'Korea Mission Center' to focus on N. Korea threats

North Korea's Vice Foreign Minister Han Song Ryol speaks during a meeting at the People's Palace of Culture in Pyongyang, on May 11, 2017. Director of National Intelligence Daniel Coats said during the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing that a "very significant" amount of intelligence resources have been dedicated to North Korea.

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  • UK Conservatives extend lead in ORB poll ahead of national election
UK Conservatives extend lead in ORB poll ahead of national election

Conservatives maintain a commanding lead ahead of the June 8 General Election, despite Theresa May's personal popularity drifting downwards as the campaign progresses, according to a new poll. "It was awful what happened over the last 48 hours, I'm really disappointed, but you know what, time and time again in terms of the Labour party and our mo...

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  • Trump Says He Planned To Fire Comey Before Justice Department Recommendations
Trump Says He Planned To Fire Comey Before Justice Department Recommendations

Democrats and some Republicans have expressed concern at the timing of the probe, noting the FBI's current investigation into alleged interference by the Russian government in the US presidential election. "I said: 'If it's possible, would you let me know, am I under investigation?'" Mr Trump told NBC. Meanwhile, Trump, as part of a 7-tweet rant ...

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  • British Columbia election puts energy projects at risk
British Columbia election puts energy projects at risk

It takes 45 seats to have a clear majority, as the governing party selects one of its members as the Speaker, who only votes to break ties. Recounts and absentee ballots could still sway the final tally, such as with the Courtenay-Comox riding swinging to the NDP by a mere nine votes.

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  • Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium on streets of NYC
Melissa McCarthy mocks Sean Spicer with motorized podium on streets of NYC

Donning her now-famous Spicer drag, McCarthy yelled at cars to get out of her way as she sped along - to the delight of dozens of onlookers that captured the skit on their phones. We can't wait to see what McCarthy brings to this table (motorized podium?). The network posted a video on Facebook . Are you excited to hear that Saturday Night ...

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  • Trump says 'major help from God' need to win
Trump says 'major help from God' need to win

Falwell noted more than 50,000 people attended the speech , a record size. "In other words your parents", Trump told the graduates. Trump also lashed out at his critics and criticized how "broken" the system is in Washington, D.C. "Jerry, you sure you know what you're doing here?" In introducing Trump today, Falwell said the president had fulf...

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  • Top Democrats demand any
Top Democrats demand any "tapes", all communications between Trump and James Comey

At the daily White House press briefing, Spicer did not answer repeated questions about Trump's tweet threatening former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey. Spicer did not dispute Trump's suggestion that press briefings should be canceled, saying only, "I think he's a little dismayed" by the media coverage.

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  • Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties
Trump preparing certified letter attesting to no Russia ties

He creates his own reality for himself and his followers. "I asked Clapper. 'I said , 'Is there any business dealings with the Trump organization that gave you concern?' And he said, 'No, ' with a caveat, 'I don't know what the Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking at so I don't want to run afoul with them'".

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  • 23 killed in bus accident
23 killed in bus accident

Three of the victims were in a auto on a lower road which the bus fell on top of. Around 40 people - mostly women and children - are thought to have been on the bus at the time. Rescue teams and personnel from the Disaster and Emergency Management Presidency (AFAD) were rushed to the site of the accident. Local media said the bus' occupants had...

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  • Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Iran, talks Mideast peace cooperation
Trump asks Russian Federation to rein in Iran, talks Mideast peace cooperation

Putin said after talks with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan in Sochi last week that he had secured Trump's backing for the plan to establish safe zones. The agreement calls for the creation of four "de-escalation zones" to shore up a ceasefire, ban flights and allow for deliveries of humanitarian aid.

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  • Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits
Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits

Officials at the Catholic shrine in Fatima, Portugal say about 45,000 pilgrims are making their way on foot to the town for Pope Francis's visit, which is expected to draw 1 million people. Lucas and the pope embraced. The boy not only survived but has no signs of any after-effects. "We will tear down all walls and cross every frontier, as we g...

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  • Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin 'agree to work together on North Korea'
Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin 'agree to work together on North Korea'

The other is that the two leaders discussed a Russian plan to establish "safe or de-escalation" zones in Syria . Following the attack, the meeting between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and Russian President Vladimir Putin was held in order to reduce tensions arising from situation in Syria .

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  • Liberals hang on to win BC's first minority government in 65 years
Liberals hang on to win BC's first minority government in 65 years

Looking at seats the NDP picked up where the Green vote - if it went entirely Liberal - could have turned the race, the NDP gained in all but two, Burnaby North and Courtenay-Comox. British Columbians voted for action on climate change. In the 2017 election, the Greens ate into the NDP vote, and likely denied the NDP a majority government.

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  • Macron team to announce candidates for June parliamentary election
Macron team to announce candidates for June parliamentary election

Achieving the second goal requires the preparation of a list of candidates for the legislative elections scheduled for June 11 and 18. Macron, at 39, was the youngest presidential candidate ever to run in France. Macron's En Marche party now has no seats in parliament, though an opinion poll last week predicted it would emerge as the largest in t...

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  • North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting assassination attempt
North Korea accuses US, South Korea of plotting assassination attempt

Attacks on US and South Korean intelligence agencies "will begin immediately", the North Korean government said. Calling the USA and South Korean intelligence services a "hotbed of evils in the world", the report accused the agencies of having "hatched a vicious plot to hurt the supreme leadership of the DPRK".

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  • Trump sees 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director
Trump sees 'fast' decision over new Federal Bureau of Investigation director

Asked if the decision or an announcement could take place before he leaves for Saudi Arabia on Friday, Trump said: "Even that is possible". The administration also says several current Federal Bureau of Investigation and intelligence officials were being interviewed for the interim position, including Special Agent in Charge Adam Lee, who returne...

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  • Army secretary nominee questioned by Gillibrand drops out of running
Army secretary nominee questioned by Gillibrand drops out of running

Advocacy groups and senators on both sides of the aisles had expressed concern about several of Green's disturbing past comments. The Democratic Party leader in the U.S. His initial nominees for secretary of the Navy and secretary of labor also withdrew their nominations. Green accused his opponents of "blatantly falsifying what I've said"...

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  • U.S. signs treaty to protect Arctic, giving some hope for Paris agreement
U.S. signs treaty to protect Arctic, giving some hope for Paris agreement

Adding pressure on Trump, scientists from the United States and other Arctic nations issued a report ahead of the meeting warning that the warming could lead to trillions of dollars worth of damage to buildings, roads and other infrastructure this century.

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  • Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Man During West Bank Clashes
Israeli Forces Kill Palestinian Man During West Bank Clashes

The clashes broke out at a major checkpoint at the entrance to Ramallah and another near the Israeli settlement of Beit El, the site of regular demonstrations against Israel's 50-year occupation of the West Bank. "Mr Napier called on anti-apartheid activists around the world who have participated in hunger strikes to up their game and do everything...

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  • New S.Korean leader sets course in stormy diplomacy
New S.Korean leader sets course in stormy diplomacy

Moon advocated dialogue with the North as well as sanctions, adopting a more conciliatory stance than his predecessor. The vote took place less than two months after President Park Geun-hye was ousted following a corruption scandal that also led to her arrest.

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  • Oil extends gains as USA crude stocks fall for 5th straight week
Oil extends gains as USA crude stocks fall for 5th straight week

Overnight, crude futures settled higher on Wednesday, as investors cheered the latest report from the Energy Information Administration (EIA), showing US crude inventories fell more than expected. Prices surged after that deal, but have come under pressure in recent weeks as US production has climbed, undermining OPEC-led efforts to reduce a glob...

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  • Mike Smyth: B.C.'s voters have spoken. Now what?
Mike Smyth: B.C.'s voters have spoken. Now what?

As it stands now, the Liberals won 43 seats in the Legislature - one short of the 44 needed for a majority - while the NDP took 41. The Greens now hold the balance of power in the 87-seat legislature. "It doesn't seem to me looking at this that there are a lot of seats that the NDP didn't pick up because of the Greens", he says. "What a historic ...

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  • North Korea fires unidentified projectile, reports say
North Korea fires unidentified projectile, reports say

The launch, if it is confirmed to be test-firing of a ballistic missile, is the first in two weeks since the last attempt to fire a missile ended in a failure just minutes into flight. "We welcome all countries' delegations to attend the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation", it said. CAMP H.M. SMITH, Hawaii - U.S. Pacific Command de...

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  • South Korean military: North Korea launches ballistic missile
South Korean military: North Korea launches ballistic missile

The missile was sacked early on Sunday from a region named Kusong located northwest of Pyongyang, where the North previously test-launched an intermediate-range missile it is believed to be developing, the last time in February. The diplomat's comments seemed to mirror that of President Trump's from an interview earlier this month with Bloomberg N...

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  • Police dog takes a bullet for partner
Police dog takes a bullet for partner

Raleigh police have been looking for Oshea in connection with an armed robbery at a Super 8 motel on May 2. Just after 4 a.m., Sheriff's deputies responded to Duggans Pub in West Palm Beach, Florida regarding a robbery. They said they tracked him down later that day in Jupiter after he allegedly carjacked a woman. Three law officers fired their s...

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  • New South Korean leader gets White House invite from Trump
New South Korean leader gets White House invite from Trump

South Korean businesses forced to leave their assets at a jointly operated factory park in North Korea are anticipating better prospects under the new administration of President Moon Jae-in. It says he is a North Korean resident of Pyongyang who worked for a time in the Russian Far East. The two sides will "not be on the same page" she said .

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  • Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west
Spokesman: Iraqi forces launch new push in Mosul's west

Having extricated USA troops from Iraq in 2011, the White House is loath to re-enter a costly conflict that would prove unpopular with the public. "The Iraqi government did not agree with any state in the process of their military role with Iraq after its decisive victory over terrorism", he said.

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  • Korea reports on South's presidential election
Korea reports on South's presidential election

South Korea's new president said Wednesday that he would be willing to hold talks in Washington and Pyongyang in efforts to ease the North Korean nuclear crisis, wasting no time in embarking on a new approach to dealing with Kim Jong Un's regime.

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