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  • North Korea claims plot reveals US state-sponsored terrorism

    A source with knowledge of the latest talks said the venue was the Norwegian capital, Oslo, and the US delegation was led by Suzanne DiMaggio, a director and senior fellow at the New America think tank. Japan Times reported diplomatic sources have suggested that in a far less harebrained plan, a senior North Korean diplomat may meet soon with former USA officials in Norway.

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  • Syrian Kurds clear mines after taking town, dam from IS

    Sources said technicians at the dam had fled as fighting intensified in recent days, and on Thursday a fix team was on standby to enter and assess any damage to the structure after the SDF finished clearing mines laid by ISIL. Cavusoglu said President Recep Tayyip Erdogan would take up the issue with President Donald Trump during a visit to Washington planned for next week.

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  • UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

    UK Labour leader accuses Theresa May of 'pandering' to Trump

    Speaking afterwards to Channel 4 News, Mr Corbyn said he would not necessarily send military support ot other North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries under threat. But Mr Andrew Gwynne, Labour's national elections and campaign coordinator, when speaking to the BBC on Thursday morning, did not deny the document's authenticity.

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  • Local School Celebrates Our Lady of Fatima

    Local School Celebrates Our Lady of Fatima

    Apart from the regular pilgrimages and the religious celebrations, the 100th anniversary will be celebrated until 13 October 2017 with a wide-ranging cultural programme including a number of exhibitions, concerts of sacred music, performances relating to the apparitions, conferences, summer courses and the International Congress "Thinking Fátima", which will be held in June.

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  • US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

    US intelligence director warns of more Russian cyberthreats

    He described a scenario where what happened to Sony could be "done in sequence over multiple firms - I mean, that's a foreign government attacking a North American firm to coerce its behavior". Coats' comments are coming in his prepared remarks. President Donald Trump is now weighing an increase of 3,000 to 5,000 U.S. troops in Afghanistan in an effort to stabilize the fight against the Taliban and terror groups there.

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  • Trump to host President Erdoğan at White House on May 16

    Trump to host President Erdoğan at White House on May 16

    He also said he would pursue "to the end" Turkey's demand for the extradition of the US-based Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen, who Ankara says was behind a failed military coup last July. He said the battle for Raqqa would begin once the group receives the weapons from the US military, adding that he expects the fighters to storm the city in the coming weeks.

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  • Trump's trade nominee gets broad Senate support

    Trump's trade nominee gets broad Senate support

    The opposition was a rare break in party unity over a cabinet nominee. The administration must now wait for Lighthizer to be in place before triggering the formal process of renegotiating the trade pact. "He thinks the worldwide rules should be tougher". And earlier on Thursday, Wisconsin Democratic Sen. Fast track - formally called Trade Promotion Authority - allows Lighthizer to negotiate trade deals and then present them to Congress for a simple up or down vote without any power to ...

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  • PM Modi congratulates French President-elect Macron

    PM Modi congratulates French President-elect Macron

    Macron's victory in the May 7 presidential runoff has reconfigured the political landscape with his winning campaign as an independent that upended decades of left-right politics in France. Marine Le Pen, his far-right opponent, called Macron to concede her defeat after voters rejected her "French-first" nationalism by a large margin. The Republicans, Le Pen's National Front and Socialists all held meetings today to discuss strategy.

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  • Moderate quake in China's far west kills 8, injures 20

    Moderate quake in China's far west kills 8, injures 20

    The death toll from natural disaster said to be the most powerful to hit the quake-vulnerable province in the past 14 years stood at 398 with some people still missing. Search and rescue operation is now underway. The 9200 habitats of the closest county "Taxkorgan" have been taken to safe spots. A local resident stands in front of a house badly damaged by an natural disaster the day before in Meichuan township in Dingxi, in northwest China's Gansu province on July 23, 2013.

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  • 'Dangal' zooms past Rs 100 cr mark in China, breaks 'PK' record

    'Dangal' zooms past Rs 100 cr mark in China, breaks 'PK' record

    And Dangal was the milestone that Baahubali had to cross to reach that top position and there were a lot of comparisons in terms of the collection at the box office between Baahubali 2 and Dangal . Baahubali 2 is now running at no 7 at United States box office in its second week, as reported by Forbes. Two joint productions, "Kung-Fu Yoga" featuring Jackie Chan and Sonu Sood as well as "Buddies In India", a comedy that was released on January 28, the first day of the Chinese New Year, have ...

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  • Donald Trump dismisses Russia collusion claims as a total hoax

    Yates filled in new details of the events of January 26, describing contacting McGahn in the morning and telling him she had something sensitive to discuss in person. On Feb. 13, The Post reported the Yates intervention with McGahn. Mr Obama's warning to Mr Trump came before concerns emerged about Mr Flynn's contacts with the Russian ambassador, a former Obama official told NBC News.

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  • Turkey, Israel clash over Jerusalem

    Speaking at the Al-Quds Forum in Istanbul, Erdoğan said Turkey places great importance on Palestinians' justified resistance and it will not let Israeli attempts change the status quo at the Al-Aqsa mosque. He also criticized a pending legislation in the Israeli parliament to ban the Adhan - the Muslim call to prayer. "As long as Erdogan is the leader of Turkey, ties will not return to be as they were in the past", stated Knesset Speaker Yuli Edelstein regarding Israeli-Turkish relations ...

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  • Increases in Louth rent prices are the highest in the country

    The latest Daft.ie rental report has been released and it makes for grim reading for anyone renting around the country. The rest of the country has seen the cost rise by 13.2pc, with an average cost now of €800. Nationally, there were just 3,084 properties to rent at the beginning of this month. Dublin rents have increased the most year-on-year. Dr Lyons said rent pressure zones may be making the situation worse.

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  • About 200 still at large 2 days after jail break

    About 200 still at large 2 days after jail break

    Officials said the escape occurred when prisoners tore down a gate near a mosque in the prison complex, overwhelming the six guards on duty after being allowed out of their cells to take part in Friday prayers. According to Al-Jazeera , the over a thousand inmates who did not escape had refused to return to their cells unless the head guard was replaced. Police said some of the prisoners surrendered or were returned by their families, while others were hunted down and captured by police, ...

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  • Irish beach reappears 33 years after vanishing into Atlantic Ocean

    Irish beach reappears 33 years after vanishing into Atlantic Ocean

    Dooagh resident Emmet Callaghan told the IrishTimes.com that the spot was once the largest villages in Europe but as beach disappeared it became know as the "deserted village". Local business owner, Alan Gielty, who runs Gielty's Bar and Restaurant on Achill echoed these sentiments. "Mostly all you see is waves and rocks, so it has been been really lovely to see a big expanse of sand now".

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  • L&G campaign tackles stigma of mental health in the workplace

    L&G campaign tackles stigma of mental health in the workplace

    A new set of safeguards for people with mental health problems who have capacity to refuse or consent to treatment, so that "they can never be treated against their will". Jenny Edwards CBE, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation said: "Our report lays out the sheer scale of the problem". Keep the situation under review: do not assume that a mental health issue has disappeared just because an employee outwardly appears better.

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  • Security Council condemns attack against United Nations mission in South Sudan

    The group's chairman has thanked President Al-Bashir for the support being extended by Sudan to the citizens of South Sudan and its opening to the borders for them. "Civilians in Abruk face imminent grave risks of gross human rights abuses, ethnic violence and displacement", Zaid said. At least 21 civilians were killed and 25 others injured in South Sudan on Friday during an attack by gunmen on commercial vehicles, a local government official said Sunday.

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