• Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?
Is Sean Spicer Leaving The White House Podium?

Sean Spicer , the embattled press secretary, spoke for 30 minutes Tuesday and didn't answer a number of basic questions, including whether the president believes Russian Federation interfered in the 2016 election and whether Trump had seen the hotly debated Senate health care bill.

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  • Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough
Kushner arrives to try for Israeli-Palestinian breakthrough

Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona, a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling . Ambassador to Israel David Friedman , Israeli envoy in Washington Ron Dermer and American Mideast envoy Jason Greenblatt, at Netanyahu's office in Jerusal...

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  • Brussels bomber was Moroccan national aged 36
Brussels bomber was Moroccan national aged 36

Witness Nicolas Van Herrewegen, a rail worker, told Reuters: "He was talking about the jihadists and all that and then at some point he shouted: "Allahu akbar" and blew up the little suitcase he had next to him". 'He did not wear a belt with explosives, ' the statement said, correcting earlier reports by national media. "We consider this a terr...

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  • US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran
US shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

The incident comes amid rising tensions between coalition forces and the regime of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, which is backed by Russian Federation and Iran . "Democrats from coast to coast threw everything they had at this race, and Karen would not be defeated", House Speaker Paul Ryan said in a statement .

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  • DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources
DUP talks not going as expected - Sky sources

Nor was there a mention of President Donald Trump's a state visit. The snap election plus the closeness to the monarch's official birthday parade last weekend meant it was deemed infeasible to prepare a second major event at short notice.

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  • Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat
Australia Halts Airstrikes In Syria After Russian Threat

Washington also described those strikes as self-defense. The drone, downed near a combat outpost in the town of At-Tanf, was the second one shot down by USA forces in 12 days; the downing comes as Pentagon officials are working to defuse heightened tensions in southeastern Syria .

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  • Shiv Sena to back Ram Nath Kovind
Shiv Sena to back Ram Nath Kovind

Mr. Stalin and Mr. Ramadoss too said that they would discuss the matter with their parties, it added. Shah, however, did not disclose any potential names then, but called Thackeray on Monday soon after the BJP parliamentary board's meeting to convey the party's pick - Kovind.

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  • Trump Administration Authorizes Short-Term Continuation of DACA Program
Trump Administration Authorizes Short-Term Continuation of DACA Program

The program was created by President Barack Obama in 2014 to protect people living in the United States illegally who have children who are USA citizens or legal residents. "The preservation of DACA is a tribute to the strength of the DREAMer movement". "The announcement that DACA is safe for now is a testament to the organizing and power of ...

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  • Prez elections: JD(U) to skip Oppn's meet tomorrow, confirms support to NDA
Prez elections: JD(U) to skip Oppn's meet tomorrow, confirms support to NDA

The JD-U which is headed by chief minister Nitish Kumar is holding meeting with party leaders and legislators, seeking their opinions about supporting Kovind. Political analysts feel that Kumar's support to Kovind has dented the opposition's unity and the contest, if it does occur, has been reduced to an "academic exercise".

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  • Trump meeting with North Korean leader unlikely
Trump meeting with North Korean leader unlikely

WYOMING, Ohio (AP) - The Ohio hometown of the 22-year-old college student detained for almost a year and a half in North Korea before being sent home in a coma is making plans for his funeral . That said, Trump did acknowledge that China at least tried. But Fred Warmbier, Otto's father, told The Washington Post in April that under the Ob...

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  • Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'
Queen's Speech: Corbyn attacks 'Government without majority'

It did not detail an estimated eight bills that will be required to ease the UK's departure from the EU. He also pointed out the Tories' ongoing failure to strike a deal with the Democratic Unionist party (DUP ). Mrs May is under increasing pressure to do a deal with the DUP to support her government after almost two weeks of talks. The Great ...

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  • EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'
EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

A "dialogue" about Ireland and Northern Ireland has been launched separately. The Brexit vote had raised questions about the future of the European Union and its detractors, including many political parties, were looking to deliver it blows in key elections in France and elsewhere.

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  • London attack: Police arrest 19-year-old man
London attack: Police arrest 19-year-old man

They killed eight people before being shot dead by police. Commander Dean Haydon of the Metropolitan Police said the fake explosives suggested that the terrorists may have been planning a siege. "I couldn't just attack ", he wrote. The attack could have been even worse, officials said. Officers have so far spoken to 262 people from 19 di...

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  • Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan
Isolation of Qatar 'inhumane and against Islamic values', says Turkey President Erdogan

The gas-rich emirate strongly rejects the allegations. Despite facing hardships, Qatar said that the 11,000 citizens of those countries residing in Qatar will be allowed to stay in the country. "We support this effort and our choice is resolve this through dialogue", Sheikh Mohammed bin Abdulrahman al-Thani told reporters in Paris after meeting...

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  • South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly
South Korea's Moon urges North Korea to return detainees swiftly

American doctors who examined Otto found evidence of severe brain damage that may have been caused by a traumatic injury, according to Town Hall. 22-year-old Otto had been visiting the country with a tour group, and was arrested after he allegedly took a propaganda poster off of a wall, NBC reports.

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  • US flies supersonic bombers over Korean Peninsula
US flies supersonic bombers over Korean Peninsula

The talks are meant to build on progress made when President Donald Trump met China's president in Florida in April. North Korean drones are known to have flown over South Korea several times. South Korean authorities were interrogating the man to determine his motive for fleeing to the South. "We don't expect that we'll resolve that problem ...

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  • After jury deadlocks, Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial
After jury deadlocks, Bill Cosby faces 2nd sex assault trial

Steele said Constand is "entitled to a verdict" in the case so there has to be another trial . Cosby's career and good-guy image were already in tatters by the time his chief accuser took the witness stand, and the prosecution's decision to pursue a second trial keeps him in legal limbo.

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  • Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS
Iran launches missiles into eastern Syria, targets ISIS

A statement from Australia's Defense Ministry said it would monitor the "air situation in Syria" and make a decision on resuming airstrikes there "in due course". While the US insisted it wasn't targeting Syrian positions, it also pointed out that the rules of engagement allow the military to provide for the "collective self-defense" of its allie...

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  • Canadair crash in Portugal
Canadair crash in Portugal

A spokesman for the country's civil protection was unable to give further immediate details about the aircraft. Firefighters have struggled to gain complete control over the country's deadliest forest fire on record, which killed 64 people at the weekend.

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  • North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month
North Korea conducts fifth missile test in a month

Rob Manning, US Forces Korea spokesman in a statement. North Korea has completed two atomic tests and dozens of launches since the beginning of 2016. "This new-type cruise rocket is a powerful attack means capable of striking any enemy group of battleships", said North Korea's official Korean Central News Agency.

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  • Iraqi premier on anti-terror outreach to Saudi Arabia, Iran
Iraqi premier on anti-terror outreach to Saudi Arabia, Iran

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt cut diplomatic ties and transport links with Qatar on June 5 over Doha's role in fomenting instability in the Middle East. "We will continue to expand our global outreach, especially with Asia, which happens to be our largest export market", said Jaida. "We've been in a worse crisis in...

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  • Labour hails gains from SNP as 'final nail in independence coffin'
Labour hails gains from SNP as 'final nail in independence coffin'

Scotland's leader Nicola Sturgeon on Friday promised to "reflect" on major losses for her Scottish National Party in Britain's general election, admitting the poor performance was in part down to her independence plans. The biggest scalp of the night came when former SNP leader Alex Salmond was unseated in Gordon by Tory candidate Colin Clark....

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  • Queen to outline UK government plans
Queen to outline UK government plans

Rather than the Imperial state crown and ceremonial robes, the Queen will wear a day dress and hat and take a vehicle instead of the carriage from Buckingham Palace. There has been public opposition to Trump's visit because of his policies on immigration, climate change, North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and other issues.

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  • Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House
Chances Of Trump Meeting North Korea's Kim Narrowing - White House

Warmbier, wearing a crisp white suit and black bow tie as the class of 2013′s salutatorian at Wyoming High School in OH, gave a almost five-minute speech that included humor, humility, and special focuses on friendship and community. He tweeted earlier this year: "I have great confidence that China will properly deal with North Korea". North Kore...

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  • World Ireland Elects 38-Year Old Gay Man As Prime Minister
World Ireland Elects 38-Year Old Gay Man As Prime Minister

Colleagues pinned their hopes of an unprecedented third term on the straight-talking Varadkar, who they believe can widen their appeal in elections that may be triggered as soon as next year. I think he is a decent man. "Our wishes are with him", Shubhada Varadkar told ANI. "I do not know him well, though he and I once attended the same Pilates c...

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  • The Buzz | Merkel seeks 'good agreement' with United Kingdom on Brexit
The Buzz | Merkel seeks 'good agreement' with United Kingdom on Brexit

Both sides were keen to emphasize their desire to work positively and to reach a fair deal that will foster friendly relations once Britain leaves. At stake is not just Britain's future but also Europe's post-war political order and its place in the world which could be fatally undermined without an agreement by the March 2019 deadline.

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  • Russia: Hundreds Detained in Opposition-led Protest
Russia: Hundreds Detained in Opposition-led Protest

On that day, thousands of mostly young Russians took to the streets in 99 cities across the country in authorized and unauthorized rallies protesting corruption. From images that we're seeing, many young people were among the protesters - and many were detained. Navalny was also detained at those marches and jailed for 15 days .

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  • Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide
Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

Out of the 65.6 million worldwide total, 22.5 million are refugees , 40.3 million are internally displaced and 2.8 million are asylum seekers. "This equates to one person becoming displaced every three seconds - less than the time it takes to read this sentence", the UNHCR pointed out in a statement.

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  • French police hold family members of Champs-Elysees assailant
French police hold family members of Champs-Elysees assailant

A judicial source said investigators were compiling an inventory of the arms and equipment found in the 31-year-old's home. A suspected terrorist has died after ramming a auto carrying weapons and explosives into a police van as it drove down Paris' famous Champs Elysees avenue.

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  • 18 protesters in Minnesota arrested after Philando Castile verdict
18 protesters in Minnesota arrested after Philando Castile verdict

As you can imagine, she's not happy. According to Aljazeera , Jeronimo Yanez , the police officer, testified to the court that Castile was reaching for his gun despite being told not to do so. Yes, the evidence indicates that Yanez was afraid for his life. One bullet hit the armrest between Reynolds and Castile. The defense said Yanez str...

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  • Record levels of refugees and displaced persons
Record levels of refugees and displaced persons

A total of 22.5 million people , half of whom were children, registered as refugees in 2016. Ethiopia now hosts more than 850,000 refugees from 21 countries with South Sudanese, Somalis, Eritreans, and Sudanese making up the majority.

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  • Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead
Taliban storm Afghan police compound; 1 police dead

Mr Araam said the soldiers returned fire and killed the attacker. The ISIS took responsibility for an attack on a mosque in Kabul on Thursday. Analysts say such attacks are expected to increase this year as U.S. Security forces are deployed at the site of suicide attacks and an ongoing clash between Taliban insurgents and government forces ...

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  • Israel begins reducing electricity supplies to power-starved Gaza
Israel begins reducing electricity supplies to power-starved Gaza

The company confirmed the Israeli government instructed it to reduce supply to Gaza at the request of the Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' government in the West Bank. The Jewish state "began to reduce by eight megawatts electricity flow" into the Palestinian enclave, a statement from Gaza's energy authority said.

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  • Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, insists May
Proposed DUP deal would not undermine Good Friday Agreement, insists May

Other politicians have voiced their concern as well. Following a meeting, the party president, Gerry Adams, spoke alongside his colleagues outside No 10. Talks between the two parties are still continuing on the precise details of the agreement. As a result, three-and-a-half months after the polls in Northern Ireland, the region remains without a...

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  • Trump takes veiled shot at Obama for Warmbier's late release
Trump takes veiled shot at Obama for Warmbier's late release

The remaining Americans in North Korea are Kim Dong Chul, a naturalized US citizen sentenced to a decade in prison for spying, and two Pyongyang professors awaiting trial for alleged hostile acts. Politicians renewed calls for the regime to release three USA citizens being held in the country. Given how ardently the USA had sought the cooperati...

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