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Trump, Netanyahu Hope for Wider Peace Deal

Trump, Netanyahu Hope for Wider Peace Deal

Tillerson said that arranging a three-way visit among Trump, Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas , who Trump will meet on Tuesday morning, would be too ambitious for such a short trip. During the U.S. election, candidate Trump expressed views that seemed to fit neatly with those of the right-wing Israeli government of Mr Netanyahu - favouring expansion of Jewish settlements on occupied territory and a tough line towards Palestinian aspirations for independence. Read More

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Flynn not cooperating in Russian probe: GOP Senator

Flynn not cooperating in Russian probe: GOP Senator

Legal experts say it's unlikely Flynn would agree to turn over the personal documents because he would be waiving his constitutional protection against self-incrimination by doing so. For example, Republicans never heard testimony from Hillary Clinton's former technology aide about her private email server despite a subpoena and committee vote to hold him in contempt. Read More

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Farm groups tell administration 'do no harm' on NAFTA

Farm groups tell administration 'do no harm' on NAFTA

In 2014, Canada imported $8.1 billion in fresh produce, with the United States and Mexico being Canada's largest suppliers. The U.S. trade gap with Mexico ballooned while holding steady with Canada. "As a candidate, Donald Trump promised to make NAFTA "much better" for working people", wrote Lori Wallach, director of Public Citizen's Global Trade Watch, in a May 19 blog piece posted on the USW website. Read More

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More than a million young people have registered to vote

More than a million young people have registered to vote

Who can register to vote? . More than two million people have joined the register in the month since Theresa May revealed there would be a snap election on 8 June. According to The Electoral Commission, almost 1 million Londoners are not registered to vote. The General Election takes place on June 8. MORE: General Election 2017: Are you registered to vote? The Electoral Commission website says: "We can not tell you whether or not you are registered to vote". Read More

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Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker

Cassie Sainsbury was a sex worker

Rival programs 60 Minutes and Sunday Night both aired stories on the woman dubbed "Cocaine Cassie", whose family has previously said was duped in Colombia while on a working holiday. "If you don't get to fly we will be threatening or killing your family or you", Herran told 60 Minutes . "I'm getting suspicion that there was possibly fake names given". Read More

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Leo Varadkar likely to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister

Leo Varadkar likely to become Ireland's first openly gay prime minister

The overwhelming favourite to succeed Enda Kenny as Irish Prime Minister said on Monday he wants to lower an ambitious debt reduction target set past year, in order to free up more funding for infrastructure projects. Mr Donohoe stated his intention to vote for Mr Varadkar in an interview on RTÉ's Morning Ireland. But in many ways, he represents a generational shift to a more secular society, particularly in Dublin and other urban areas. Read More

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Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

Rouhani says Iran's ballistic missile program will continue

At a weekend summit in Riyadh, Trump accused Iran of funding and arming "terrorists, militias and other extremist groups" in Iraq , Yemen, Lebanon and backing President Bashar al-Assad in Syria's civil war. There are those who will remember, of course, that executions proceeded apace under Rouhani's previous presidency - though not on the Golgotha scale of the 1988 executions - and that Rouhani's revolutionary credentials are clear: just before Saddam Hussein's Iraqi invasion of 1980, he ... Read More

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Golden State Warriors just a win away from 2017 NBA Finals

Golden State Warriors just a win away from 2017 NBA Finals

Stephen Curry had 21 points and was the leading backup for Durant. JaVale McGee had an excellent role, with 16 points majority in the first quarter. "I made the 100 percent correct decision, win or lose", Durant said. While he did hit on 39.2 percent of his three-point attempts, his true-shooting percentage of 53.2 percent was the lowest of his 15-year National Basketball Association tenure and his effective field-goal percentage of 49.1 percent is his lowest since his second season in ... Read More

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This is what would happen if North Korea launched a real attack

This is what would happen if North Korea launched a real attack

The nation's official KCNA news agency said the missile, named Hwasong-12, was sacked on Sunday and flew for 30 minutes, completing a trajectory of 489 miles and reaching an altitude of 1,312 miles. North Korea has been "a flagrant menace for far too long", the statement said. Philippine government on Thursday reiterated its call to North Korea to cease missile tests, saying these are considered acts of provocation. Read More

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Cloud Computing Overhauls Classic Empire Late for Preakness Upset

The $1 exacta of Cloud Computing over Classic Empire paid $49.20, but when you throw in long shot Senior Investment, the $1 trifecta jumped to $1,097.30 and the $1 Superfecta - with Lookin At Lee on the bottom - returned $8,162.80. If the Derby and Preakness winners skip the Belmont on June 10, the likely favorite would be Classic Empire , who was runner-up Saturday after finishing fourth in the Derby. Read More

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Trump administration formally launches NAFTA renegotiation

In March, the administration circulated an eight-page draft letter on NAFTA that disappointed critics by appearing to keep much of the existing trade agreement in place. Nowhere is the importance of trade stronger than right here in North America. "On the other hand, efforts to abandon the agreement or impose unnecessary restrictions on trade with our North American partners will have devastating economic consequences". Read More

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3 people fall from Ferris wheel at festival in Port Townsend, Washington

3 people fall from Ferris wheel at festival in Port Townsend, Washington

All three landed on the metal casing supporting the Ferris wheel on the ground. The injured woman, about forty years, and her 7-year-old child was taken to the nearest hospital. "This was a tragic event and our thoughts and prayers are with all involved", said the statement. The festival said authorities and the company that owns the carnival equipment are investigating. Read More

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My fans have made me Tamilian: Rajinikanth responds to Swamy's jibe

My fans have made me Tamilian: Rajinikanth responds to Swamy's jibe

During the event, Rajinikanth further said, "Both "support" and "oppose" is a part of the system". He said, "I have my profession, my job". I have lots of work, all of you also have work to do, so go back and start doing it. "But that's fine in politics, opposition is the biggest investment", said Rajinikanth. "We should change the system", Rajinikanth said. He was often dragged into political debates despite stressing that he was "neither an influential political leader nor a social activist". Read More

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Trump, in Tweets, Defends His Sharing of Information With Russians

He was in the room last week when the president shared the information with Russia's foreign minister and USA ambassador at the White House . He cast some of Trump's revelations as information that was available from publicly available "open-source reporting" and added that the president did not know the precise source of the intelligence he had shared, suggesting that Trump could not have compromised confidential sources, the Associated Press reported . Read More

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New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

New cyber chaos appears to have been avoided: Europol

Pictures posted on social media showed screens of NHS computers with images demanding payment of $300 (275 euros) in Bitcoin, saying: "Ooops, your files have been encrypted!" "Our priority has been to restore our radiology services, and like other Trusts affected working with NHS Digital, we will continue to do all we can to protect our systems for the future". Read More

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Veteran Mexican journalist Javier Valdez is killed

Attackers made it look like they were going to steal his vehicle but then shot him 12 times with two different weapons. " Forensic staff are at the scene at this very moment carrying out technical analyses ". His arrest sparked a fierce power struggle for control of the cartel. He reported for the Mexican newspaper La Jornada (Spanish.) He was also a valuable source for worldwide reporters trying to piece together the debacle that is Mexico today. Read More

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'Triple Talaq should be declared invalid'

'Triple Talaq should be declared invalid'

Rohatgi submitted. Last week, the All India Muslim Women Personal Law Board had argued that the instant talaq , far from being sanctioned by the Quran, actually violated the holy book's teachings of compassion. Sibal further said court should not intervene in matters of faith. The Supreme Court will continue its hearing on the most timro triple talaq case today. Read More

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India appeals to United Nations to stay execution of alleged spy

India appeals to United Nations to stay execution of alleged spy

Deepak Mittal, joint secretary of India's Ministry of External Affairs, told judges at the ICJ that Jadhav's death sentence was handed down following a "farcical" trial. "India has made innumerable requests since March 2016 for consular access". "Else, it will be a violation of the Vienna Convention", said Salve. Representing Pakistan, lawyer Khawar Qureshi said India has sought to persuade this court that Pakistan intends to execute Jadhav within days. Read More

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Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Trump on Comey's firing: There's 'no right time to do it'

Jeanine Pirro's interview with President Donald Trump on Fox News was, like most Trump interviews, newsworthy in a few ways. Asked if he was "moving so quickly that his communications department can not keep up with him", Trump said yes and suggested his solution: "We don't have press conferences, we just don't have them, unless I have them every two weeks and I do them myself". Read More

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