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China, U.S. agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

BEIJING (Reuters) - China and the United States agreed that efforts to denuclearize the Korean Peninsula should be "complete, verifiable and irreversible&...

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Trump-Russia probe: Robert Mueller's dream team has conspiracy experience

Special Counsel's hires suggest a legal strategy that was key to prosecutions of the Enron fraud and the mob families in New York...

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Indonesia says terror charges to provide alleged Bali bombing mastermind Hambali with legal certainty

Indonesia says terror charges laid in the United States against Hambali, the alleged mastermind of the 2002 Bali bombings, were aimed at providing the Guantanamo prisoner with...

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Saudi Arabia thwarts mosque attack in Mecca

Saudi security forces say they have foiled a suicide attack on the Grand Mosque in the Muslim holy city of Mecca...

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Donald Trump indicates 'Comey tape' tweet meant to affect testimony

US President also questioned the impartiality of Russia probe investigator Robert Mueller...

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War in Syria: US-led coalition kills 500 civilians in a month

The US-led coalition against the Islamic State terror group has killed nearly 500 civilians in one month of its pursuit of militant fighters in Syria...

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Emmanuel Macron heralds a new era, but can he run a country?

So far the French President has been in handshake mode. Now he needs to prove he's more than PR...

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China landslide: more than 100 feared buried as village destroyed

More than 100 people were feared to buried after a landslide caused by torrential rain destroyed a village in Sichuan province...

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Texas nurse suspected of killing up to 60 children charged with murder

A 66-year-old nurse in Texas who is suspected of killing up to 60 children has been indicted on new murder charges ...

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Representative Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, is out of ICU

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Steve Scalise, the Louisiana lawmaker shot last week at a U.S. congressional baseball team practice, is no longer in the intensive care unit of the hosp...

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London fire hazards force evacuation of hundreds from high rises

Hundreds of families were being evacuated from apartments in five London high-rise buildings on Friday evening in the aftermath of the Grenfell Tower disaster...

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If Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is dead, who will be the next IS leader?

Leader likely to be replaced by one of top two lieutenants, both of whom were Iraqi army officers under late dictator Saddam Hussein...

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Exclusive: Overruling diplomats, U.S. to drop Iraq, Myanmar from child soldiers' list

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - In a highly unusual intervention, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a U.S. list of the world's worst o...

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Pentagon weighs possible delay in new transgender recruits

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Pentagon said on Friday it was reviewing recommendations from the U.S. military chiefs that included calls for more time to implement plans to allow...

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Alleged Bali bombing mastermind Hambali charged with terror crimes

Alleged Bali bombing mastermind Hambali accused of crimes that killed more than 200 people...

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Exclusive: U.S. list to drop Iraq, Myanmar as worst offenders on child soldiers

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Secretary of State Rex Tillerson plans to remove Iraq and Myanmar from a U.S. list of the world's worst offenders in the use of child soldi...

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Slain Venezuelan protester's father appeals to 'friend' Maduro

CARACAS (Reuters) - A man describing himself as a former boss and friend of Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro on Friday urged an investigation into the killing of his son in...

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Exclusive: Wal-Mart not considering a bid for Whole Foods - source

(Reuters) - Wal-Mart Stores Inc is not actively considering making an offer for Whole Foods Market Inc, a source familiar with the matter told Reuters on Friday...

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Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, is out of ICU

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Steve Scalise, the Louisiana lawmaker shot last week at a U.S. congressional baseball team practice, is no longer in the intensive care unit of the hosp...

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Barack Obama ordered 'cyber bombs' for Russian network after hacking: report

Barack Obama authorised 'cyber bombs' against Russian networks after election hacking...

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British PM May defends Brexit rights offer in face of EU doubts

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to let millions of EU citizens stay in Britain after Brexit as fellow EU leaders responded coolly on...

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Rep. Scalise, wounded in Virginia shooting, no longer in ICU: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Representative Steve Scalise, the No. 3 Republican in the House of Representatives who was shot while practicing baseball last week, is no longer b...

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If Baghdadi is dead, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were Iraqi arm...

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White House hits out at Johnny Depp after Trump assassination jibe

The White House has responded to Johnny Depp's comments about assassinating a president...

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'No cake ever came': Brexit anniversary opens old wounds

The first anniversary of the Brexit vote, has been greeted with bitter howls and smug celebration...

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'Close Al-Jazeera, curb ties with Iran': Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar

Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have demanded Doha close the Al-Jazeera TV station...

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May defends Brexit rights offer in face of EU doubts

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - British Prime Minister Theresa May defended her offer to let millions of EU citizens stay in Britain after Brexit as fellow EU leaders responded coolly on...

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South Korea fires test missile capable of reaching any part of North Korea

South Korea has test-fired a new ballistic missile capable of hitting any part of North Korea...

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What does Italy's Berlusconi like about Trump? His wife

ROME (Reuters) - Four-time former Italian Prime Minister Silvio Berlusconi, who portrays himself as a charming ladies' man, said on Friday that what he likes most...

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Sicily's cornered Mafia primed for reversal of fortune

PALERMO, Italy (Reuters) - Shortly before 8 a.m. on a sunny spring morning, Mafia boss Giuseppe Dainotti was cycling down a quiet street when two men on a motorbike drew along...

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Brexit forever or Brexit never?

LONDON (Reuters) - In the year since the United Kingdom voted to leave the European Union, the future of Brexit has been thrown into question by Prime Minister Theresa May&...

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Arab states issue ultimatum to Qatar: close Jazeera, curb ties with Iran

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab states that imposed a boycott on Qatar have issued an ultimatum to Doha to close Al Jazeera television, curb ties with Iran, shut a Turkish base an...

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If Baghdadi death confirmed, next IS leader likely to be Saddam-era officer

BAGHDAD (Reuters) - If Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi is confirmed dead, he is likely to be succeeded by one of his top two lieutenants, both of whom were army offi...

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Russia's election commission says Navalny can not run for presidency

(Reuters) - Russian opposition leader Alexei Navalny can not run for presidency because of his criminal conviction, the Central Election Commission, said in a statement on Fri...

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Bourdain: Humans haven't ruined this place yet

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Zuckerberg: 'We have a responsibility to do more'

Exclusive: 'We have a responsibility to do more'...

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After Brexit, U.K. needs to rethink 600+ treaties

Britain is marching itself out of the European Union, a divorce with major implications for trade and the country's economy...

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Finsbury Park attack suspect charged with terrorism-related murder

Police in London have charged a man with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder over an attack outside a mosque in Finsbury Park earlier this week...

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Arab nations give Qatar a list of demands

Four Arab states that have isolated Qatar have reportedly handed the country a list of 13 demands, including some that are likely to infuriate Doha and exacerbate the region&a...

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The week in 23 photos

Take a look at 23 photos of the week from June 16 through June 22...

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Manslaughter charges may be filed in London's lethal Grenfell Tower fire

London's Metropolitan Police Service said Friday it is considering manslaughter charges among the criminal offenses that may have been committed in relation to la...

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Man charged with terrorism-related murder in Finsbury Park van attack

A man suspected of driving a van at Muslim worshippers leaving a London mosque has been charged with terrorism-related murder and attempted murder, British police said on Frid...

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The world is starting to solve its problems -- with or without Trump

It's been a blistering week in London, with little shade from the sun or the news...

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As RAMSI ends, Solomon Islanders look to the future

The first murder was a long time coming, though it happened in the most unlikely of places...

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As Erdogan rises, LGBTI+ community fears for its life

Although homosexuality in Turkey is legal, it has one of the worst records of human rights violations against LGBTI+ people in Europe -- and its only getting worse, according...

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London police confirm Grenfell cladding failed safety tests, manslaughter charges considered

Police are considering manslaughter charges over the Grenfell Tower tragedy, after confirming the insulating cladding on the building had failed safety tests...

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Donald Tusk channels John Lennon, dreams that Brexit won't happen

The president of the European Council says it's not "impossible" that Brexit could be abandoned. His fellow EU chiefs disagree...

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North Korea says U.S. student's death a 'mystery to us as well'

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday the death of U.S. university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery and dismissed accusations that he had...

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Under pressure, Western tech firms bow to Russian demands to share cyber secrets

WASHINGTON/MOSCOW (Reuters) - Western technology companies, including Cisco, IBM and SAP, are acceding to demands by Moscow for access to closely guarded product security secr...

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Arab states demand Qatar closes Jazeera, cuts back ties to Iran

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing...

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Dubai's most extravagant hotels

From revolving beds to indoor rainforests, the emirate continues to build extraordinary hotels...

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North Korea says Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us as well'

SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea said on Friday the death of U.S. university student Otto Warmbier soon after his return home was a mystery and dismissed accusations that he had...

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Baghdadi death near 100 percent certain: Interfax quotes Russian senator

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The likelihood that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed is close to 100 percent, Interfax news agency quoted the head of the defense c...

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Sydney to erect barricades to prevent vehicle attacks: police

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Sydney will install concrete barricades in a prominent pedestrian-only thoroughfare to mitigate against the risk of a vehicle attack by extremists, Australi...

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France dismisses call for new Calais migrant center, sees more police

PARIS (Reuters) - France's interior minister rejected calls from charities for a new migrant reception center in the northern port of Calais, where hundreds who h...

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'Fair' or 'vague'? EU sizes up May's Brexit rights offer

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Theresa May said her offer to fellow EU leaders to guarantee the rights of their compatriots living in Britain after Brexit was "very fair an...

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Baghdadi death near 100 percent certain: Ifax quotes Russian senator

MOSCOW (Reuters) - The likelihood that Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi has been killed is close to 100 percent, Interfax news agency quoted Viktor Ozerov, the head o...

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Popular Chinese social media service Sina Weibo slapped with video ban

Australian tourism marketers and sporting events use social medial platform Sina Weibo...

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Police don't believe Bali jail escapee Shaun Davidson is in East Timor

East Timorese police do not believe Kerobokan jail escapee Shaun Davidson is in their country, after two of his fellow escapees were arrested in Dili on Thursday...

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Prime Minister May offer: EU citizens can stay in UK

In a Brexit divorce deal offering, British Prime Minister Theresa May on Thursday said European Union citizens would be allowed to stay in the United Kingdom after the country...

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Motorbikes go for free: how Indonesia is trying to save lives over Eid holiday

Ramadan's annual homecoming tradition - known here as Mudik - is the most joyous time of the year for millions of Indonesians. But it can also be deadly...

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Can the Supreme Court straighten out America's Goofy-shaped democracy?

In a nation of 320 million people, it could fall to one self-effacing man to erase America's rotten boroughs and change the map of the country for years to come...

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The Mautes of the Philippines: from monied family to Islamic State

MANILA/MARAWI CITY, Philippines (Reuters) - Before they formed one of the most dreaded militant groups in the Philippines and pledged loyalty to Islamic State, the Mautes were...

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Can the Supreme Court straighten out America's misshapen democracy?

In a nation of 320 million people, it could fall to one self-effacing man to erase America's rotten boroughs and change the map of the country for years to come...

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Trump denies obstructing FBI probe, says has no tapes of talks with Comey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he had not obstructed the FBI's probe into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. president...

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Arab states send Qatar 13 demands to end crisis, official says

DUBAI (Reuters) - Four Arab states boycotting Qatar over alleged support for terrorism have sent Doha a list of 13 demands including closing Al Jazeera television and reducing...

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Venezuelan soldier shoots protester dead in airbase attack, minister says

CARACAS (Reuters) - A Venezuelan military police sergeant shot dead a protester who was attacking the perimeter of an airbase on Thursday, the interior minister said, bringing...

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76 women voyage to Antarctica to fight gender inequality

There's a running joke that one has to sport a beard to conduct scientific research in Antarctica...

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Republican senators unveil Obamacare replacement bill, Obama decries it

The previously secret proposal rolls back former president Barack Obama's signature healthcare law...

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What's really behind Trump's 'poor person' comment

GOP's thinking that wealth equates with virtue is not new, Trump is just willing to say it. The problem is that in domestic policy, it favors the rich over the po...

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600 other high-rises could be under threat

The British government has estimated that 600 high-rise buildings across England may be covered in cladding similar to that used on Grenfell Tower, the 24-story apartment bloc...

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Donald Tusk invokes John Lennon, dreams that Brexit won't happen

The president of the European Council says it's not "impossible" that Brexit could be abandoned. His fellow EU chiefs disagree...

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North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental...

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Senate Republicans unveil Obamacare replacement bill, but fate uncertain

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday unveiled legislation that would replace Obamacare with a plan that scales back aid to the poor and kills a tax on th...

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Friend of former South Korea leader jailed for three years: Yonhap

SEOUL (Reuters) - The friend of former South Korean leader Park Geun-hye who was at the center of an influence-peddling scandal that rocked the country's business...

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Republican win for Karen Handel in Georgia byelection a victory for Donald Trump

In defeat, Democrats can at least expect to give some Republicans a run for their money in the 2018 midterm elections...

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Venezuelan troops fire on protesters at airbase, one killed

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan troops on Thursday fired what appeared to be rubber bullets at protesters attacking the perimeter of an airbase and a demonstrator was killed, b...

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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of 100 Iraqis

(Reuters) - A U.S. judge on Thursday temporarily blocked the deportation of about 100 Iraqi nationals rounded up in Michigan in recent weeks who argued that they could face pe...

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Seven things the NRA will hate in new Pew survey on Americans' gun attitudes

Overall the survey of 3900 Americans, including more than 1200 gun owners, paints a complicated picture...

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Venezuelan troops fire on protesters; one killed

CARACAS (Reuters) - Venezuelan troops on Thursday fired what appeared to be rubber bullets at protesters as they attacked the perimeter of an airbase, and a demonstrator was k...

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Judge in Michigan blocks deportation of more than 100 Iraqis

(Reuters) - A U.S. district court judge in Michigan has temporarily blocked the deportations of more than 100 Iraqi nationals until a decision is reached over who has jurisdic...

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North Korea tests rocket engine: U.S. officials

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental...

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It's so hot in England, schoolboys are wearing skirts

A boy was reportedly told to change because his legs were too hairy...

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Suspect in Michigan airport stabbing attempted to buy gun before attack

(Reuters) - The man charged with stabbing an airport police officer in Michigan unsuccessfully attempted to purchase a gun before the attack, which is being investigated as an...

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North Korea tests rocket engine: U.S. official

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - North Korea has carried out another test of a rocket engine that the United States believes could be part of its program to develop an intercontinental...

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Canadian sniper shatters world record for the longest confirmed kill in history

A Canadian soldier in Iraq has killed an Islamic State militant from more than three kilometres away...

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European Union flexes muscles with 'historic' defence plan

It's their the EU's most ambitious defence plan for decades, a multi-billion-euro weapons fund, shared financing for battle groups and missions abroa...

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Trump says he did not record conversations with former FBI chief Comey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with James Comey, after suggesting last...

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Instagram fitness model dies in freak kitchen accident

A popular social media fitness personality died after what can only be described as a freak accident involving a whipped cream canister...

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Lives claimed, planes grounded in California heat wave as temperatures hit high 40s

Mercury hit 52 in Death Valley, but that nothing - it's more than 60 on the tarmac at Phoenix airport...

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Exclusive: Amazon to charge $2.8 million for NFL ad packages - sources

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Amazon.com Inc is looking to charge advertisers $2.8 million for packages that include 30-second spots during the Thursday night National Football League...

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Anger in Mosul as Islamic State destroys historic mosque

MOSUL/BAGHDAD, Iraq (Reuters) - The leaning al-Hadba minaret that towered over Mosul for 850 years lay in ruins on Thursday, demolished by retreating Islamic State militants,...

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Trump says he did not tape conversations with former FBI head Comey

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Thursday he did not make and does not possess any tapes of his conversations with James Comey, after suggesting last...

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Paris attack was work of jihadist with gun license: prosecutor

PARIS (Reuters) - A man who died when he rammed his car into a police van in Paris this week told people he joined a gun sports club to prepare as a jihadi fighter, France&...

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