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Angela Merkel's CDU 'seizes key state from rivals'

The far-right Alternative for Germany (AfD) will also enter North Rhine-Westphalia's parliament for the first time, after accumulating 7.7 percent of the vote. North-Rhine Westphalia was previously a ...

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Trump reportedly asked Comey to drop Flynn investigation

The White House initially said that Mr Trump made his decision based up on the counsel of the Justice Department but the President later said on national television that he had considered the Russian ...

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Ricciardo's lonely podium in Spain after Verstappen crashes out

The two men, with seven world championships between them, fought a wheel-to-wheel duel in Spain on Sunday with Hamilton emerging the victor and now six points behind the German. "He came out of the pi...

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Russia's Putin performs impromptu piano recital ahead of Trump meeting

Putin did not specify what countries he had in mind, but he has in the past repeatedly criticised the United States for military operations in Iraq, Libya and Syria, and accused it of trying to oust l...

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Agents may hold top prospects out of pre-draft workouts with Celtics

The Dallas Mavericks will soon find out where their pick falls at the draft lottery on Tuesday, May 16, but don't expect them to use it as trade bait. "I think this validates some of the pain we w...

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If Cornyn Picked to Replace Comey, Senate Would be in Disarray

These included his confirmation votes in favor of Betsy DeVos and Attorney General Jeff Sessions, his opposition to funding for so-called sanctuary cities that protect immigrants, his opposition to ...

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Unarmed man dies after police try to subdue him with 'neck grab'

Unarmed man dies after police try to subdue him with 'neck grab'

Police say the man was acting erratic and said people were chasing him. Police said uniformed officers tried to stop the man but he ran off on foot and a stun gun was used as he tried to get into ...

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SCOTUS Won't Review Blockbuster NC Voting Rights Case

Circuit Court of Appeals that ruled the law passed by a Republican-controlled legislature and signed by former n.C. Governor Pat McCrory was discriminatory. Republicans defended their law by claimi...

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Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

Russian government releases photos of Oval Office meeting

Trump said he and Kissinger had met to talk "about Russian Federation and various other matters", according to the pool report. "Those who are working on Afghanistan have not found a single expert t...

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MPs won't vote differently in secret ballot - Zuma's lawyer

MPs won't vote differently in secret ballot - Zuma's lawyer

Opponents led by the main opposition party Democratic Alliance (DA) believe a recent cabinet reshuffle that led to the dismissal of respected finance minister Pravin Gordhan, triggering damaging ratin...

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Russian, US ideas on Syria de-escalation zones could be compatible

Russian, US ideas on Syria de-escalation zones could be compatible

Mr. Trump said this as he hosted Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov at the White House, a day after he sacked Federal Bureau of Investigation chief James Comey, who was leading the probe into Russ...

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Hammond says Brexit Britain must back China's new Silk Road

The United States had complained to China on Friday over the inclusion of a North Korean delegation at the event. Xi did not give a time frame for the new loans, aid and funding pledged on Sunday. "...

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White House furious after being trolled with Russia Oval Office photos

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has said that Syria could be one area where the US and Russian Federation could work together to rebuild trust. "I think things are happening that are really, really, ...

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Trump Meets Palestinian Leader Abbas to Weigh Peace Prospects

Despite bleak prospects for success, President Donald Trump promised on Wednesday "to do whatever is necessary " to forge an Israeli-Palestinian peace deal. He said "it's about time" for Israel t...

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Jordanian man killed by Israeli police after 'stabbing' incident

The 37-year-old police officer was taken to Jerusalem's Shaare Tzedek Medical Center in moderate condition after the incident near the Lions' Gate. Jordanian government spokesman Mohammed Momani sai...

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Trump says 'major help from God' need to win

Trump says 'major help from God' need to win

President Trump suggested on Twitter Friday morning there might be recordings of his private conversations with former FBI Director James Comey, whom he fired earlier this week , in an apparent att...

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Senate Intel Panel Subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related Documents

Senate Intel Panel Subpoenas Flynn for Russia-related Documents

Asked again late last month in a CBS News interview whether he believes Russian Federation tried to interfere in the election, Trump said "I don't know..." In March, the committee rejected Flynn's r...

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Nicola Sturgeon hails 'emphatic' SNP election results

The former SNP leader said: "I think most people would have said that was a bad decision for the Prime Minister to break her word on the election, but as my dad always says you play the ball as it lie...

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James Comey Declines to Testify Before Senate Panel

According to an account of the conversation which Comey conveyed to some associates, he told the president he could not give that pledge. The White House initially said Comey was sacked on t...

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Indian woman in Pakistan seeks security for journey back home

Indian woman in Pakistan seeks security for journey back home

The IHC judge, terming it a serious violation of the court decorum, ordered the Indian diplomat to submit a written apology after Singh verbally apologised for the incident. However, her husband has c...

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Senate Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia investigation

Senate Committee subpoenas Michael Flynn in Russia investigation

Pressed on his portrayal of this long-standing Justice Department official, Spicer said , "Appointed by the Obama administration and a strong supporter of Clinton". The subpoena was announced a day a...

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All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards

All black everything for Celtics before Game 6 at Wizards

Whether Boston loses possession from a turnover or just a missed shot, the Celtics need to hustle to their defensive end, get their backs to the basket, and work on containing Wall, Beal, and Porter. ...

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Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 13

Stamp Out Hunger on Saturday, May 13

Recommended items include peanut butter and jelly; hearty soups; canned chicken or tuna; canned fruit in juice; 100 percent fruit juice; canned vegetables; grains; iron rich cereal and whole grain cer...

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U.S. sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

U.S. sees Iran working to preserve nuclear deal

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats this morning is providing the Trump administration's first public assessment before Senate lawmakers of worldwide threats to the United States. troops in Af...

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Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations

Germany to clamp down on North Korea's Berlin operations

According to media reports , the rooms in City Hotel Berlin cost 17 euros ($18) per night. But it turns out the hostel is more interesting than its exterior suggests: The building is owned and lea...

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ACLU warns people about traveling to Texas

ACLU warns people about traveling to Texas

We, however, do not need to wait 94 years to doubt whether the Trump administration's action against " sanctuary cities " is much ado about not much. The Mexican American Legal Defense and Education...

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United States decision to arm Syrian Kurds threatens Turkey: foreign minister

North Atlantic Treaty Organisation member Turkey says the USA decision to arm Kurdish fighters battling the Islamic State (IS) extremist group in Syria is "unacceptable", warning that such a policy "w...

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Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader

Freed Chibok girls meet Nigerian leader

Boko Haram fighters stormed the girls' school on the evening of April 14, 2014, and kidnapped 276 teenaged girls who were preparing to sit high school exams . Their release was negotiated between the ...

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Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista's 'GOTG' screen test is worth watching

Chris Pratt, Dave Bautista's 'GOTG' screen test is worth watching

I hate to be negative on some wannabe film critic shit because I really really, really love the guy, but Chris Pratt ain't got the juice, man. Hollywood keeps trying to force it on us, but just bec...

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Syria says Israeli missile strike near Damascus airport confirmed

Israel previously has been accused of firing on Hezbollah position and Iran-backed armed shipments in Syria and Lebanon bound for terrorists. The Syrian aircraft's penetration of Israeli airspac...

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3 killed after SUV crashes into crowded Mass. auto auction

Massachusetts State Police confirmed there were fatalities and said there was no evidence the crash was intentional. At the time of the accident, several hundred people were in the building. The vehic...

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Trump steps back from brink of killing North American trade pact

Trump steps back from brink of killing North American trade pact

About 14 million American jobs depend on trade with Mexico and Canada, according to the US Chamber of Commerce. He added: "Relationships are good - deal very possible!" The Mexican government had no...

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Married couple arrested for pretending to be Adele's manager

Married couple arrested for pretending to be Adele's manager

Jackson, arrested under the name Jayce Lii, is charged with grand theft, fraudulent use of identification and tampering with physical evidence. The rep subsequently alerted Miami police officials, w...

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U.S. troops not disappointed with scaled-down 'Balikatan'

U.S. troops not disappointed with scaled-down 'Balikatan'

During a trip to Beijing a year ago, Duterte, a self-described socialist, announced that he was in the "ideological flow" of China's communist rulers. There are any number of ways it can change. Tru...

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Woman videotapes kangaroo grabbing girl at animal park

Woman videotapes kangaroo grabbing girl at animal park

Suddenly the park animal poked its clawed fingers through the park's fence - which was punctured with large holes - and bit her while she was bent over. "It's right here. You can clearly see it or pet...

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82 freed Nigerian schoolgirls arrive in nation's capital

82 freed Nigerian schoolgirls arrive in nation's capital

The confirmation of the prisoner swap Sunday comes a day after the young women were liberated after more than three years in captivity by the Islamic terrorists. Some of the freed schoolgirls board a ...

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'Mixed Evidence' Comey Letter Affected Election

'Mixed Evidence' Comey Letter Affected Election

To fully understand Clinton's parenthetical, we need a little background. Feeling you were cheated is hard to overcome. House Republican leaders managed to pass the legislation - which could cost ...

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North Korea detains another American citizen, local media reports

He is the second U.S. professor teaching at Pyongyang University of Science and Technology to be apprehended in recent months. A State department official told that the U.S. Kim, who is ethnically K...

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Trump names 10 judicial nominees to fill federal courts

The Daily Caller spoke to Attorney General Jeff Sessions last weekend about the timeline of upcoming appointments and Sessions appeared confident that judicial and US attorney posts would be filled on...

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Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes

Turkey gave less than 1 hour notice before Syria strikes

Turkey's General Staff said about 70 Kurdish fighters were killed as a result of the airstrikes. The YPJ argued that the raid by Nato-member Turkey could not have occurred without the knowledge ...

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Kapil Mishra to appear before ACB, give evidence in water tanker scam

Delhi BJP Chief Manoj Tiwari today met Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal this afternoon and urged him to examine the possibility of dismissing Arvind Kejriwal and Satyendra Jain. “The Centre, the Anti-...

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Deciding next step in Afghanistan comes with grim backdrop

After a steady downsizing of U.S. troop numbers since 2011, U.S. military commanders say they need to strengthen the numbers on the ground to better support Afghan forces and help retake territory los...

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Car driver ran red light in Vegas school bus crash

Car driver ran red light in Vegas school bus crash

Priscilla Gomez, 10, was inside a auto that was driven by her grandmother when it crashed with a Clark County school bus Thursday near Carey Avenue and Nellis Boulevard. Deputy Las Vegas Police Chief ...

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Reporters barred from China event for Kushner project

Some critics have urged the government to abolish it entirely. Some US lawmakers have called for changing or abolishing the EB-5 programme, but the scheme was recently renewed by Congress until Sept...

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Russia: Syria deal bans US-led coalition aircraft

The memorandum came into force at 21:00 GMT on Friday. The four main battlegrounds covered are the northwestern province of Idlib, parts of Homs province in the centre, the south, and the opposition...

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Mehbooba invokes Vajpayee, says only Modi can find solution to Kashmir problem

Mehbooba invokes Vajpayee, says only Modi can find solution to Kashmir problem

Governor N N Vohra on Friday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi here and discussed with him the security situation in the Valley. "He (PM) has a strong mandate". "Whosoever takes law in own hands would ...

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Donald Trump vows to broker Israeli-Palestinian peace, offers no new policies

Wednesday's meeting, Abbas's first with Trump since he became president, comes amid uncertainty about how Trump will handle the long-stalled Middle East peace process. "And we, Mr President, we are co...

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Local elections 2017: When do the polls close TONIGHT?

Local elections 2017: When do the polls close TONIGHT?

Already in the city we've made a number of gains, which is really encouraging. The SNP remain in the lead with nine seats after three more ward results were declared, with Labour now on seven, the G...

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Trump to visit Israel, Saudi Arabia, Vatican, meet with pope

Their relationship got off to a rocky start when, during the US presidential campaign, Francis famously said that anyone who wants to build a wall to keep out foreigners is "not Christian". The meetin...

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Russia: Syrian safe zones plan to take effect at midnight

Russia: Syrian safe zones plan to take effect at midnight

It is not yet clear how the new plan would affect flightpaths of US -led coalition warplanes battling Islamic State militants and other radical groups - and whether the American air force would abide ...

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