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Khamenei Supports Blocking Region's Oil Exports If Iran's Exports Stopped

Iranian officials have in the past threatened to block the Strait of Hormuz, a major oil shipping route, in retaliation for any hostile USA action. Washington initially planned to totally shut Iran ...

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Neil Prakash: timeline to terrorism

Neil Prakash: timeline to terrorism

A Turkish court rejected an Australian request to extradite a citizen it believes is a top recruiter for the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS) group, Australia's foreign minister said on Friday...

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He didn't mean 'to be disrespectful' about Trump's Putin invite — Intelligence chief

He didn't mean 'to be disrespectful' about Trump's Putin invite — Intelligence chief

There are hopes inside the administration that the next summit will be more traditional, with USA and Russian negotiators meeting ahead of time to set up an agenda and try to reach agreement on some...

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Trump administration releases Carter Page wiretap documents

The materials released by the DOJ include an October 2016 application to the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to wiretap Page as well as several renewal applications, the New York Times repo...

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North Korea to return U.S

North Korea to return U.S

But it is still one of the poorest countries, and tough United Nations sanctions imposed after its nuclear and missile tests a year ago could take a huge economic toll if they continue, foreign expe...

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Florida man shot and killed over parking space

Florida man shot and killed over parking space

McGlockton, leaving his son in the store, rushes outside and directly up to Drejka, shoving him hard onto the ground. "McGlockton approached Drejka - he didn't waste anytime getting to him - and the...

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Trump responds to Cohen taping: 'Your favourite president did nothing wrong'

Trump responds to Cohen taping: 'Your favourite president did nothing wrong'

Cohen", Davis said in a statement. Like a majority of states, NY has a "one-party consent" wiretap law meaning it is legal to make a recording of a private conversation so long as one of the people in...

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Russian Federation is the ‘Most Aggressive Actor’ in Election Interference — FBI Director

Russian Federation is the ‘Most Aggressive Actor’ in Election Interference — FBI Director

Wray's comments on Russian Federation come in the wake of several confusing statements made this week by President Donald Trump on Russia's relationship with the U.S. In the same interview, Trum...

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United States to alert public to foreign efforts to undermine American politics

United States to alert public to foreign efforts to undermine American politics

Robert S. Mueller III, the special counsel investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, impeached 12 Russian intelligence officers for pilfering and propagating information fr...

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United Kingdom and European Union step up preparations for a

United Kingdom and European Union step up preparations for a "no deal" Brexit

His comments came as he launched consultations on post-Brexit trade deals and hinted that tariffs on imports of American cars could be reduced to secure an agreement with Donald Trump. The Irish borde...

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Los Angeles police report 'active incident' at Trader Joe's supermarket

Los Angeles police report 'active incident' at Trader Joe's supermarket

The suspect's vehicle crashed next to the store and he opened fire on the officers chasing him, before entering the Trader Joe's store as shoppers ran for cover, the Los Angeles Times said. Details ...

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Irish foreign minister says EU to negotiate Brexit on…

Irish foreign minister says EU to negotiate Brexit on…

According to The Times , European governments are firmly against Mrs May's complicated customs plan but divided on allowing the United Kingdom access to the Single Market in return for following EU r...

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Trump claims Fed rate hikes hinder U.S. economy

Trump claims Fed rate hikes hinder U.S. economy

I'm not thrilled because we go up, and everytime we go up they want to raise rates again, and I don't really - I am not happy about it, but at the same time I'm letting them do what they feel is be...

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[Ticker] EU countries send aircraft to Sweden to help with wildfires

[Ticker] EU countries send aircraft to Sweden to help with wildfires

MSB sought help from the EU Civil Protection Mechanism due to lack of capacity and manpower. Several of those fires are burning inside the Arctic Circle and national authorities have been forced...

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Global slavery report slams N. Korea, repressive regimes:The Asahi Shimbun

Global slavery report slams N. Korea, repressive regimes:The Asahi Shimbun

China , Pakistan, North Korea and Nigeria rounded out the top five nations with the largest number of slaves, accounting for about 60 percent of victims globally, according to Walk Free. The findings ...

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That Soccer Ball Putin Gifted President Trump is Getting a Security Check

That Soccer Ball Putin Gifted President Trump is Getting a Security Check

During a joint news conference after their summit this week in Finland, Putin used soccer metaphors and was handed a soccer ball that he tossed to Trump. With Putin at his side, Trump said of Americ...

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Spain drops arrest warrants for Puigdemont, other Catalans

Spain drops arrest warrants for Puigdemont, other Catalans

It also said it had chose to decline the extradition of former Catalan regional leader Carles Puigdemont from Germany on the charge of misuse of public funds linked to the referendum. She had been a...

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Senate resolution introduced to show support for U.S. intelligence agencies

Senate resolution introduced to show support for U.S. intelligence agencies

The measure would be a resolution, not a bill, and would carry no legislative weight other than to act as an official Senate rebuke to the president for siding with Putin over his intelligence agencie...

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Trump Expected Pravda Questions at Putin Press Conference

By Thursday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders issued a clarifying statement: "It is a proposal that was made in sincerity by President Putin, but President Trump disagrees with it"...

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Cohen lawyer: 'Spin' can't change what's on tape

Cohen lawyer: 'Spin' can't change what's on tape

U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday denied any wrongdoing a day after reports that his onetime attorney had recorded them both discussing buying the rights to a story by a woman who said she...

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Microsoft Says It Stopped Cyberattacks on Three 2018 Congressional Candidates

Microsoft Says It Stopped Cyberattacks on Three 2018 Congressional Candidates

Tom Burt, the corporate vice president for customer security and trust at Microsoft, revealed at the Aspen Security Forum in Colorado on Thursday that the attackers used the fake Microsoft domain "a...

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Australian PM says Pope must sack archbishop

Australian PM says Pope must sack archbishop

Wilson has been sentenced to 12 months in detention. "Since that process is not yet complete, I do not intend to resign at this time". Wilson was sentenced to a year's detention earlier this month...

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Thousands evacuate pro-regime Syria towns

Thousands evacuate pro-regime Syria towns

Damascus , Jul 19 (Prensa Latina) More than 1,500 Syrian civilians resident in Kefraya and al-Fua, in the northern province of Idlib, were evacuated today in some 40 buses to temporary shelters in A...

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Donald Trump 'ready' to impose tariffs on all Chinese goods

The US, which is now doing well, should preserve its right to recover what was lost through such practices as illegal currency manipulation and trade deals that were not profitable for the US, the pr...

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Dallas family vacationing in Missouri when boat capsized

Dallas family vacationing in Missouri when boat capsized

The victims included her two uncles, aunt, cousins and their children. Lester's boyfriend, Trent Behr, added: "We actually heard the captain say the boat flipped or the boat was sinking". The crow...

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Trump says he 'did nothing wrong' after Cohen tape revelation

Trump says he 'did nothing wrong' after Cohen tape revelation

U.S. President Donald Trump waits for reporters to leave the room after speaking about his summit with Russia's President Putin during a meeting with members of the U.S. On Friday, another Trump lawye...

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Trump 'secretly recorded discussing payment to Playboy model'

US President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen made recordings of his client discussing payments to a former Playboy model, US media report. Giuliani told the cable network that telephone c...

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Islamic State Terrorist Found Guilty Of Plot To Behead Theresa May

Islamic State Terrorist Found Guilty Of Plot To Behead Theresa May

He revealed details of his violent plot to the undercover agents, including wanting to launch a suicide or tanker bomb attack on parliament, and try to kill May. Rahman had been under surveillance by ...

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Remains of eighth man recovered near Leaside property linked to McArthur

Remains of eighth man recovered near Leaside property linked to McArthur

Police have searched about 100 properties linked to McArthur, but have only found human remains in and around the one central Toronto home. At the time he said it was too early to tell if the remain...

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Russian Federation shipwreck found with £135 billion worth of gold on board

Russian Federation shipwreck found with £135 billion worth of gold on board

A South Korean company claiming to have found a sunken Russian warship has seen its shares soar and then fall on the stock market amid rumours the vessel was carrying a cargo of gold. South Kore...

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Singapore’s Health Database Hacked - Records of 1.5 Million Patients, Including PM, Stolen

Singapore’s Health Database Hacked - Records of 1.5 Million Patients, Including PM, Stolen

Their non-medical personal data that was illegally accessed and copied included their names, IC numbers, addresses, gender, race and dates of birth. In the latest attempt to demonstrate their power, a...

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Pompeo, Haley call out China, Russia for helping North Korea violate sanctions

Pompeo, Haley call out China, Russia for helping North Korea violate sanctions

Coats said it was not a matter of trusting the North Koreans but of ensuring proper verification mechanisms were in place. A committee member told CBS News that North Korean ships turn off their...

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New Israeli law paves way for ethnic cleansing

New Israeli law paves way for ethnic cleansing

Speaker of the Parliament Dr. Mishaal Al-Salami said, "Today's law is totally unacceptable, as it publicly consolidates a system of segregation and apartheid against Palestinians, who are the historic...

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Trump planning to invite Putin to Washington this fall: White House

Trump planning to invite Putin to Washington this fall: White House

In 2007, shortly after becoming Speaker of the House, Pelosi traveled to Syria to meet with dictator Bashar al-Assad (above), to show that the USA was capable of using diplomacy and not merely war a...

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Trump invites Putin to United States as Democrats call for Helsinki details

Trump said he would consider Putin's "incredible" offer. Illustrating the gulf between Trump and some of his own advisers, Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats said on Thursday that he did no...

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