• 20 killed as Taliban attack police posts in Zabul
20 killed as Taliban attack police posts in Zabul

At least 10 others were injured in fighting in Zabul Province on Saturday. "As the holy month of fasting is approaching next week, we are engaged in attacking maximum government installments and foreign troops to close our offensive", a senior Taliban commander from the eastern city of Jalalabad told Fox News Sunday.

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  • Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier
Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

Bob Baziuk, general manager of the Steveston Harbour Authority , told CNN that officials has been trying to convince visitors for years to stop feeding the wild animals. He said the animal should not be held accountable for what happened. Shaken, the girl reunites with family members and walks away. "I was just sitting by the dock and then...

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  • Jeb Bush Delivers Huge 'Told You So' About 'Chaos President' Donald Trump
Jeb Bush Delivers Huge 'Told You So' About 'Chaos President' Donald Trump

While he admitted that one of the benefits of Trump tweeting is that he can get his message across to the American people without needing a news media filter, Bush said that Trump's seemingly unfiltered tweets give 'our enemies all sorts of nuances and insights'.

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  • Saudi king slams Iran as 'spearhead of global terrorism'
Saudi king slams Iran as 'spearhead of global terrorism'

He said the U.S. and Saudi Arabia share a "common bond" in wanting to fight against extremism. During the 2016 USA campaign, Trump mused about his belief that "Islam hates us". El-Sissi invited Trump to visit him in Egypt, adding, "You are a unique personality that is capable of doing the impossible". Mr Trump's Riyadh visit is the first leg of...

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  • Hope to see sovereign Palestine coexisting with Israel, says PM Modi
Hope to see sovereign Palestine coexisting with Israel, says PM Modi

The visiting President will also call on Mukherjee and meet Vice President Hamid Ansari. India is great nation and can play major role in the development of Palestine. "Once completed, it will serve as an IT hub offering a one-stop solution for all IT-related training and services in Palestine", Modi said. The two sides also signed five pacts, in...

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  • Justice CS Karnan's lawyer approaches president for suspension of SC order
Justice CS Karnan's lawyer approaches president for suspension of SC order

Khehar was void ab inito. "After due consideration, it was held that Justice Karnan had committed contempt of the gravest nature.the said findings have since attained finality", the order passed by the SC Registrar on May 12 stated. Justice Karnan was found in contempt of court for hurling corruption charges against Supreme Court and High Court...

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  • Shakespeare waiting to meet Leicester owners over future
Shakespeare waiting to meet Leicester owners over future

Although it turned out to be the worst title defence in Premier League history, Shakespeare steered Leicester away from what was a relegation fight when he replaced Claudio Ranieri in February. Shakespeare added: "Overall I thought we had a horrendous start". "But I think he was level and that would have been the win". And boss Eddie Howe reflect...

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  • Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee
Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intel Committee

According to McClatchyDC , Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein informed members of Congress that the Russian Federation investigation also now includes the possibility of a cover-up. "Jeff Sessions last winter, we discussed the need for new leadership at the Federal Bureau of Investigation". The White House initially said that Trump did so ...

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  • American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest
American climber dies, Indian missing on Everest

Ms. Jamsenpa, along with Nepali climber Furi Sherpa, scaled the peak at 8 a.m. on Sunday. American doctor Roland Yearwood was a seasoned climber, who previously reached Everest's summit in June 2016. On 21 May, Ms Jamsenpa reached the top of Mount Everest for the second time and stripped previous record-holder Chhurim Sherpa of the title. "It's e...

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  • Comey agrees to testify in front of Senate committee
Comey agrees to testify in front of Senate committee

The White House has been thrown into turmoil by a string of allegations against Mr Trump this week, including that he may have obstructed justice by asking Mr Comey to drop an investigation into one of his top advisers. In light of these revelations and Comey's firing, Rosenstein appointed former Federal Bureau of Investigation director Robert Muel...

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  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

Moreover, there was a tweet from Trump that bordered on threatening Comey as a potential witness to the Russian investigation as well as the extent to which his meeting with Comey was taped in the White House. Fink explains his take: "Trump suddenly gets along very well with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas". But this shouldn't lead ...

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  • Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech, delivered from Saudi Arabia
Trump slams Iran in first foreign speech, delivered from Saudi Arabia

Here's what experts in three Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East thought of the speech. - Trump said Arab and Muslim countries had suffered the deadliest toll of radicalism. Does it want the economic benefits? He said the U.S. sought a "coalition of nations" in the Middle East with the aim of "stamping out extremism". "At the minim...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch
Jeremy Corbyn's Labour hits highest rating of campaign after manifesto launch

Mr McCluskey's intervention came hours after Mr Corbyn launched his party's manifesto, which the Labour leader described as a "programme of hope" and which included billions for schools and the NHS and an expansion of free childcare. Labour's bus parked outside Swinnow Community Centre . Mr Corbyn's association with prominent republicans - inc...

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  • Iran's Election Signals Reset with the Rest of the World
Iran's Election Signals Reset with the Rest of the World

It was another boost to the reformist camp after the resounding re-election of President Hassan Rouhani announced the day before. The 5th City and Village Councils elections across Iran were held simultaneously with the presidential election on Friday.

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  • North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea
North Korea Launches Ballistic Missile Into Sea

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe condemned the launch and said it was "obviously" violating the United Nations resolution and the "repeated provocative acts by North Korea are totally unacceptable". In Tokyo, Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe called the launch a "challenge to the world" that tramples global efforts to resolve the North Korean ...

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  • Scottish Conservatives' manifesto: No means testing of winter fuel allowance
Scottish Conservatives' manifesto: No means testing of winter fuel allowance

She insisted "only the Conservative and Unionist Party has the strength and credibility to stand up to the nationalists and defend our United Kingdom". Scottish Conservative candidate for Moray, Douglas Ross MSP said: "These comments from Angus Robertson prove once again that the SNP will prioritise independence first, last and always".

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  • Russian FM mocks United States media over intelligence-sharing reports
Russian FM mocks United States media over intelligence-sharing reports

Considering the host country has a vested interest in everything going smoothly, they try to script almost every aspect of the American delegation's trip. Israel is one of our most important sources of intelligence on what is going on in Iraq, Iran, Syria and the rest of the Middle East. "Especially if this information reaches our good friends, the...

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  • US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices
US Treasury slaps sanctions on 8 Venezuela court justices

Maduro's government accuses them of seeking a violent coup and says numerous protesters are no more than "terrorists". Those blacklisted by the Treasury Department include Maikel Moreno, the president of the government-packed Supreme Court, as well as all seven justices who signed a ruling in late March stripping the opposition-controlled congres...

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  • Indonesian soldiers killed in South China Sea exercise
Indonesian soldiers killed in South China Sea exercise

Lin added that the issue should be dealt with through multilateral discussions, based on the principles of shelving differences and seeking joint development of resources. "If we went straight to the contentious issues, we would not get to where we are now". The senior officials made a decision to wrap up negotiations on the draft COC framework d...

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  • Kulbhushan Jadhav case: 10 arguments that India made
Kulbhushan Jadhav case: 10 arguments that India made

We have fervently appealed before the ICJ that a provisional relief be granted in favour of India by allowing consular access to Jadhav. "Jadhav was confined on confession booth proclamations removed from him when he was in Pakistan's military guardianship", Salve said.

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  • Kushner Sister Invokes Jared, In Appeal to Chinese Investors
Kushner Sister Invokes Jared, In Appeal to Chinese Investors

Another person who attended the forum in Shanghai, who would only give her surname, Wang, said people in the conference said that Trump's son-in-law was a shareholder of the Kushner Companies , but "he has already quit". work visas. There are concerns about potential conflicts of interests, but also about a visa program for investors. Steve K...

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  • Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as its chairman
Erdogan to return to Turkey's ruling party as its chairman

Speaking to tens of thousands of people in Ankara , Erdogan said he was back after "998 days of separation" from the party and outlined a vision for its immediate future and elections scheduled for November 2019 with new executive and grassroots teams.

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  • Comey to testify before Senate intel committee
Comey to testify before Senate intel committee

According to a document that summarised the meeting, Mr Trump told Mr Lavrov: "I just fired the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation". In the 24 hours following the firing, there were close to 2.7 million mentions about Comey on Twitter , and since then there have only been more questions as new twists in the situation are being reported...

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  • Farewell Triple Crown: Always Dreaming fades in Preakness
Farewell Triple Crown: Always Dreaming fades in Preakness

Brown indicated that it has not been determined whether Cloud Computing will race. "When you add the time as an assistant trainer, for two great trainers, it feels like I've been doing it forever, really". I knew I was in trouble on the backstretch when the other horse [Classic Empire] got to him, nearly head to head, and engaged him. Cloud Co...

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  • Trump Heads Overseas, Turmoil in His Wake
Trump Heads Overseas, Turmoil in His Wake

Donald Trump has refuted the claims made by a media report that he had asked sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey to quash the agency's investigation into ties between his former national security adviser Mike Flynn and Russian Federation.

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  • President arrives in Saudi Arabia
President arrives in Saudi Arabia

However, some Saudis also took notice of President Trump's family - Ivanka in particular. And Rex is going to go now with you folks and have a news conference. Trump descended the steps alongside first lady Melania Trump, who wore a black pantsuit and gold belt, but did not cover her hair in the ultra-conservative kingdom, in keeping with the tradi...

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  • Fresh rebel evacuation begins in Syria
Fresh rebel evacuation begins in Syria

The government-controlled Syrian Central Military Media said some 500 fighters will head to Idlib, while dozens of other Barzeh residents plan to stay, apparently benefiting from an amnesty offered to opposition fighters who made a decision to return to normal civilian lives.

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  • Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure on investigation
Trump told Russians firing 'nut job' Comey eased pressure on investigation

A current White House official has been identified as a person of interest by law enforcement investigating possible collusion between Russian Federation and Donald Trump's presidential campaign, NBC News confirmed, citing two US officials.

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  • Trump says first day of trip is 'tremendous'
Trump says first day of trip is 'tremendous'

The city's main roads are lined with Saudi and American flags. The administration cast the deal as a renewal of U.S. commitment to the region, though numerous sales included in the agreement were approved by the Obama administration. Michelle Obama didn't don one in 2015, and Laura Bush generally abstained from wearing them. President Trump's S...

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  • Ron Johnson: It Would Be 'Troubling' If Trump Recorded Comey Conversations
Ron Johnson: It Would Be 'Troubling' If Trump Recorded Comey Conversations

Sen. John Cornyn, R-Texas, the current Senate majority whip and former attorney general of Texas, is another contender to replace Comeny who is being interviewed Saturday. Officials had assumed the move would be a "win-win" and would not cause a "political explosion", as both Republicans and Democrats have publicly criticized Comey, according to re...

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  • Trump may pick a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week
Trump may pick a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director by next week

In a letter to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, the former prosecutors from the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Southern District of NY called Comey a "highly professional and ethical person". Donald Trump is denying recent reports that he asked for former FBI Director James Comey's loyalty a few days after he was sworn in as president.

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  • Trump Administration to Renegotiate NAFTA Agreement With Canada and Mexico
Trump Administration to Renegotiate NAFTA Agreement With Canada and Mexico

The trade deal, which also includes Mexico and Canada, was heavily criticised by Trump during his successful election campaign in 2016 as he promised to withdraw the U.S. "President Trump is going to change that", he said. Trump has frequently called the 23-year-old trade pact a "disaster" that has emptied US factories and sent well-paid manufact...

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  • USA diplomat hints at possible talks with Iranian counterpart
USA diplomat hints at possible talks with Iranian counterpart

In a press conference held here Saturday with his United States counterpart Rex Tillerson, Al-Jubeir pointed out that the strategic partnership agreements will develop into a strong strategic partnership by intensifying consultation and cooperation whether in the fight against terrorism, defense, technology, education, trade or investment, accordin...

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  • Korean president talks to China, Japan
Korean president talks to China, Japan

Xi told Moon that China has always upheld the denuclearisation of the Korean peninsula and that the nuclear issue should be resolved through talks, which are in everyone's interests, according to the state television report. "We want to contribute to the peace and prosperity of the Korean peninsula together with other countries including South Kore...

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  • USA seeks to allay Turkish concerns over YPG
USA seeks to allay Turkish concerns over YPG

The Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF) earlier this week captured the city of Tabqa and an adjacent dam, a major prize in the offensive for Raqqa, the Syrian heart of IS's self-proclaimed "caliphate". But the meeting will take place with a White House still responding to what a senior US official said was disclosure of classified information about an I...

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