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Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

Trump nominated for Nobel Peace Prize

The Hill reports that it was two members of Norway's right-wing Progress Party , Christian Tybring-Gjedde and Per-Willy Amundsen, who made the nomination . Kim backed off in response to Trump's mult...

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Senate Leadership Blocks Up-Or-Down Vote On Corker Tariff Amendment

Senate Leadership Blocks Up-Or-Down Vote On Corker Tariff Amendment

Corker last week was told that his amendment may have a so-called "blue slip" issue should it reach the House of Representatives, a technical issue that requires revenue-related legislation to origi...

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James Comey described as

James Comey described as "insubordinate" in DOJ inspector general's report

Why does this report matter? Clinton herself has blamed Comey in part for her election loss to Mr. Trump. He's suggested - without any factual support - that the investigation was "rigged" in her f...

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Wyoming Badger Creek Fire: Pre-Evacuations and Evacuations Ordered

Wyoming Badger Creek Fire: Pre-Evacuations and Evacuations Ordered

Those living below 20 Grand Road were placed on a pre-evacuation notice. The 416 Fire was one of several West Coast wildfires that began around June 1. Due to the extreme fire danger, the U.S. ...

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Sarah Sanders swipes back at report she's planning to leave White House

Sanders responded shortly after in a tweet , claiming she was at her "daughter's year-end Kindergarten event" when CBS News "ran a story about [her] "plans to leave the WH" without even talking to"...

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Ivanka Trump's 'Chinese proverb' tweet mystifies China

In just a matter of hours, her tweet was liked by tens of thousands of people, but many were left confused as to why she thought the proverb was Chinese. THE daughter of US President Donald Trump ...

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New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation

New York attorney general sues Trump Foundation

Trump or his businesses to nonprofits, regardless of their objective or legality", Underwood said in a statement. The lawsuit, filed by attorney general Barbara Underwood on the morning of Trump's 7...

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Theresa May wins Brexit blueprint vote as United Kingdom parties splinter

Theresa May wins Brexit blueprint vote as United Kingdom parties splinter

Facing the prospect of losing a vote on a crucial amendment to the government's flagship Brexit legislation - which was created to empower parliament to vote down the final deal without risking a "no-...

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Macron Calls Trump Incoherent After He Refuses To Sign G7 Statement

Macron Calls Trump Incoherent After He Refuses To Sign G7 Statement

The president has imposed tariffs on steel and aluminum imported from Europe, Canada and Mexico, fueling fears of a trade war as a number of countries mull retaliatory measures. But Trump's combativ...

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Kim-Trump summit making headlines in global media

Late previous year, for example, she announced North Korea's test of what it said was a hydrogen bomb, telling viewers it was a "perfect success". Those two words - and the lack of any mention of ...

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UN General Assembly Condemns Israel for Excessive Force Against Gaza Civilians

UN General Assembly Condemns Israel for Excessive Force Against Gaza Civilians

The draft resolution asks Secretary-General Antonio Guterres to make recommendations on ensuring protection of Palestinian civilians, within 60 days, including on "an global protection mechanism". "...

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Trump 'accidentally' supports NAFTA in new tweet

Trump 'accidentally' supports NAFTA in new tweet

President Donald Trump has apologized for saying there is a "special place in hell" for Prime Minister Justin Trudeau . "I own that, that was my mistake, those were my words", Navarro said ....

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CBS report: Sarah Huckabee Sanders planning to depart the White House

CBS report: Sarah Huckabee Sanders planning to depart the White House

They told the network Sanders is planning to leave at the end of the year. Neither staffer responded to the news outlet's request for comments, but Sanders did take to Twitter and send a tweet sho...

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Kim Summit Produces High Hopes, Few Details

Kim Summit Produces High Hopes, Few Details

Stephanopoulos snared the first TV-news interview between President Trump and an outlet other than Fox News since NBC News' Lester Holt sat down with the President in May of previous year. Yet Tru...

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Five South Korean women repatriated after causing trouble during Trump-Kim summit

Five South Korean women repatriated after causing trouble during Trump-Kim summit

Trump has drawn bipartisan criticism at home for agreeing to pause joint U.S. There were worries, especially in Tokyo and Seoul, which have huge USA military presences, about Trump agreeing to halt...

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20 million Saudis set to watch World Cup opening match

20 million Saudis set to watch World Cup opening match

The intercontinental playoff will be held somewhere in the United States, Canada or Mexico, perhaps in November 2025. The North American proposal is referred to as United 2026 , as it bested a riva...

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Donald Trump says North Korea no longer a nuclear threat: ‘sleep well!’

The joint statement released Tuesday was scant on the details, leaving the agreement between Trump and Kim vague. Jimmy Kimmel opened his "Jimmy Kimmel Live! " monologue on Tuesday night by layin...

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Kim Jong Un Suprises Crowds With Late-Night Tour In Singapore

Kim Jong Un Suprises Crowds With Late-Night Tour In Singapore

It was a far cry from past year when Trump threatened North Korea with "fire and fury" and mocked Kim as "little rocket man", and Kim denounced the USA president as the "mentally deranged U.S. Kim...

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Historic meeting in Singapore

Historic meeting in Singapore

President Donald Trump . USA and North Korean officials huddled throughout Monday at the Ritz-Carlton hotel ahead of the sit-down aimed at resolving a standoff over Pyongyang's nuclear arsenal. Tru...

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Trump Optimistic on NKorea Summit Despite Differences on Ending Nuclear Standoff

Trump Optimistic on NKorea Summit Despite Differences on Ending Nuclear Standoff

President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un . The summit was part of a "changed era", North Korea's state-run KCNA news agency said in its first comments on the event. Critics of...

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British PM May Faces Another Day of Brexit Compromise in Parliament

British PM May Faces Another Day of Brexit Compromise in Parliament

Former Labour Cabinet minister Hilary Benn, who voted for the EEA motion, said: "This is the moment when we have to tell each other the truth". Lawmakers from the Scottish National Party (SNP) stage...

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Moon-Sighting Committee to decide Eid-ul-Fitr day on Friday

Moon-Sighting Committee to decide Eid-ul-Fitr day on Friday

Abdulrahman Dambazau, (rtd), made the declaration on behalf of the Federal Government in a statement on Monday in Abuja. The Central Ruet-e-Hilal committee will meet on Thursday evening in Karachi f...

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U.N. shuttle diplomacy aims to avert assault on vital Yemen port

U.N. shuttle diplomacy aims to avert assault on vital Yemen port

During his meeting with Yemen's new Foreign Minister Khaled Alyemany, Guterres stressed that "everyone should redouble efforts to find a political solution and avoid a fierce, bloody battle for Hode...

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Trump says does not endorse G7 communique, after 'weak' Trudeau comments

Trump says does not endorse G7 communique, after 'weak' Trudeau comments

She left no doubt that European Union nations will impose counter-measures on USA goods in response, but cautioned against tit-for-tat retaliation which might lead to a trade war. German Chancellor An...

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White House trade adviser apologizes for inappropriate comments on Canadian PM

White House trade adviser apologizes for inappropriate comments on Canadian PM

When asked about Trump's remarks in Parliament on Tuesday , Trudeau said he supports Trump's efforts on North Korea and looks forward to the details of that agreement. For example, the United Sta...

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Brexit campaign donor grilled by MPs on Russian Federation links

Brexit campaign donor grilled by MPs on Russian Federation links

Leave.EU was fined £70,000 by the Electoral Commission earlier this year for breaches of election law in the Brexit referendum. "I thought it was interesting", Banks said, referring to the meeting...

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Don't Worry, The Minnesota Tower Raccoon Survived

Don't Worry, The Minnesota Tower Raccoon Survived

A raccoon more than 20 stories up has become the story on the internet. Onlookers and reporters tracked the critter's progress at it climbed the UBS Tower in St Paul , Minnesota , on Tuesday. On...

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Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen’s ‘humanitarian lifeline’ of Hodeidah

Saudi-led coalition launches attack on Yemen’s ‘humanitarian lifeline’ of Hodeidah

The declaration was followed by airstrikes in and around Hoideidah port, hitting Houthi defences. Hodeidah is now home to around 600,000 civilians, and around 80 percent of all humanitarian aid th...

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Trump says NKorea no longer a nuclear threat

Trump says NKorea no longer a nuclear threat

The leaders also offered lofty promises, with the American president pledged to handle a "very risky problem" and Kim forecasting "major change for the world". North Korea is believed to possess more...

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Selfie-taking Australian falls to death in Portugal

Selfie-taking Australian falls to death in Portugal

Mr Kearns' parents were notified of their son's death about 1am and were later visited by WA Police. According to the West Coast Australian , 33-year-old Michael Kearns and 37-year-old Louise Benson ...

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SNP MPs cause uproar as they walk out of PMQs with Blackford

SNP MPs cause uproar as they walk out of PMQs with Blackford

Language is important and we shouldn't tolerate this behaviour in any workplace, let alone an elected parliament. "It is a power grab and MPs from Scotland were not even given the courtesy of debati...

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Pompeo calls questions about gaps in Trump-Kim statement 'insulting and ridiculous'

According to the reviews, Trump didn't get much, including what he'd asked for. US Senator Rob Portman of OH said on Tuesday that the day he joined Warmbier's parents to welcome their son home alm...

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Attorneys for Trump lawyer Cohen to end representation

Attorneys for Trump lawyer Cohen to end representation

Michael Cohen , who was President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, is likely preparing to cooperate with federal prosecutors once he is dropped by the law firm that has been representing him...

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Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain

Migrants on stranded vessel to be taken to Spain

After Malta also refused to take in the boat, Spain said the rescue ship could dock in Valencia. Italian authorities were expected to deliver supplies to the rescue ship on Tuesday morning. ...

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Panama ex-President Martinelli hospitalized, 'stable'

Panama ex-President Martinelli hospitalized, 'stable'

The 66-year-old is under investigation in Panama in about 20 other cases of corruption , but those are not referred to in the extradition request. "I especially thank the hard-working attorneys and w...

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‘Three Californias’ Measure Will Be on November Ballot

‘Three Californias’ Measure Will Be on November Ballot

Draper says the spilt would create three separate governments, boost education and infrastructure, and lower taxes, but critics claim it could do more harm than good. Government law experts say a plan...

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Merkel: EU will act against US tariffs on steel, aluminium

Merkel: EU will act against US tariffs on steel, aluminium

Many saw a distillation of a crisis of the West in the photograph, and a revival of the debate launched by U.S. and British media after Trump's 2016 election whether Merkel was the new "leader of t...

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S.Korea president: Singapore agreement will end Cold War

S.Korea president: Singapore agreement will end Cold War

The summit meeting is a good start between the US and North Korea , she said. During the 2016 presidential debate, Trump was accused of being a puppet of the Russian president. I'm here one day. ...

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Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

Trudeau's criticism will cost Canada 'a lot of money'

His anger appears to have been sparked by a news conference Mr Trudeau gave after the summit, in which he described as "insulting" the way the U.S. cited national security as a reason for the tariff...

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'We save a fortune by not doing war games'

'We save a fortune by not doing war games'

Ahead of the summit with Kim, speculation persisted that the two sides might discuss withdrawing the US troops from the South, as Pyongyang has called for the pullout as a key signal to the end of Was...

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