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

Meanwhile, when asked who would make the best prime minister, nearly half of voters backed Theresa May. Despite his long record as an anti-war campaigner, the Labour leader says there are circumstances when military intervention is justified as a "genuine last resort".

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  • Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'
Next stop for Trump is Israel, in pursuit of 'ultimate deal'

The president is scheduled to meet next with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu later Monday, and the two will deliver remarks. Netanyahu, invoking Abraham Lincoln's desire to visit what he called "the eternal capital of the Jewish people, said, "There's no city on Earth where you are more welcome than right here with us in Jerusalem".

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  • Canada's Justin Trudeau photobombs students' prom picture
Canada's Justin Trudeau photobombs students' prom picture

Adam Scotti , photographer to the prime minister, tweeted a photo of the run-in later in the evening. One of the students Trudeau was running past has revealed the Prime Minister agreed to take a selfie with them - once they all realised who it was running past.

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  • Big game hunter killed after shot elephant falls on him
Big game hunter killed after shot elephant falls on him

Theunis Botha, 51, was a well known hunter from Johannesberg in South Africa. A hunter in his group shot and killed the elephant but the animal fell in such a way that crushed Botha as well. According to Netwerk24 , the hunter was identified as 51-year-old Theunis Botha of South Africa. Botha was a pioneer of Monteira hunting, in which packs of d...

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  • Andre Dirrell's Uncle Sucker Punches Opponent In Wild Scene After Boxing Fight
Andre Dirrell's Uncle Sucker Punches Opponent In Wild Scene After Boxing Fight

Dirrell was knocked to the ground and ruled unable to continue. It was the second time during the fight that Uzcatgui had thrown a late punch, so the referee made a decision to disqualify him after Dirrell was ruled to be unfit to continue.

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  • Julian Assange's team calls for Turnbull government's help
Julian Assange's team calls for Turnbull government's help

The mother of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is calling on the Prime Minister to help her son and "take Sweden to task" now prosecutors have stopped investigating him over rape allegations. He said the "road is far from over", adding it was "extremely regretful" that he was still being threatened with arrest if he leaves the embassy. After decl...

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  • Mattis: Military solution to NKorea would be 'tragic'
Mattis: Military solution to NKorea would be 'tragic'

U.S. Defense Secretary James Mattis (L) and Joint Chiefs Chairman Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford hold a press briefing on the campaign to defeat ISIS at the Pentagon in Washington , U.S., May 19, 2017. A proposal is also in the works to " deconflict " operations in Syria with Russian Federation. Dunford did not say when the new channel opened, but...

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  • Trump's Laptop, Tablet Ban On Flights From Europe Delayed -- For Now
Trump's Laptop, Tablet Ban On Flights From Europe Delayed -- For Now

However, officials said that other measures are still being considered, though they failed to elaborate on what these measures might be. The dialogue was robust and collaborative, according to a US senior administration official speaking to reporters at a briefing.

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  • ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation
ACLU Files to Get Comey's Memo on Trump Conversation

For example, Kenneth Starr, who investigated former president Bill Clinton, probed allegations surrounding his past real estate deals but later expanded the inquiry into Clinton's relations with then-White House intern Monica Lewinsky, leading to an impeachment of Clinton by the House.

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  • Parents of freed Nigeria schoolgirls still wait to see them
Parents of freed Nigeria schoolgirls still wait to see them

The Maulana noted that war was no solution to any problem and hoped that the Nigerian government and Boko Haram would solve their differences through negotiations. Thousands of people have been killed and about 1.6 million driven from their homes during the eight-year insurgency by Boko Haram . Nigeria's presidency has released the names of th...

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  • Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'
Putin says Russian Federation meddling furor is 'nonsense'

Putin on Wednesday joked that his Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov "hasn't shared those secrets with us". Two Israeli intelligence officials confirmed to BuzzFeed News Tuesday that Israel had shared specific intelligence with the USA regarding ISIS plots to smuggle explosive laptops onto planes, and that it appeared that that intelligence had been ...

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  • Ireland to get new leader as Enda Kenny steps down
Ireland to get new leader as Enda Kenny steps down

Mr Kenny revealed his decision to stand down at a private meeting of the Fine Gael parliamentary party and after delaying the announcement for several months. The rank-and-file members of the party have 25% and councillors 10%. Kenny is due to visit the US and Belgium early next month in his final trips as Ireland's Taoiseach, or prime minister.

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  • Rent-to-own scheme one of key planks of Lib Dem manifesto
Rent-to-own scheme one of key planks of Lib Dem manifesto

So the fact that they have the commitment to do that and to give the pupils those sort of opportunities is something I've always welcomed". Budding entrepreneurs setting up their own business will get a £100-a-week allowance to help with living costs if the Liberal Democrats are in government.

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  • Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus
Trump and Erdogan to work toward finding Syria consensus

Mr Erdogan last month narrowly won a referendum to implement an executive presidency from November 2019, axing the role of prime minister and empowering the president to appoint ministers. Former President Barack Obama reportedly pondered the Kurdish option for a long time before deciding, in the last week of his tenure, to let Mr. Trump decide.

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  • Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Returns To 'Saturday Night Live,' Hides in Bushes
Melissa McCarthy's Sean Spicer Returns To 'Saturday Night Live,' Hides in Bushes

Upon taking a fire extinguisher to one reporter and verbally abusing Bobby Moynihan's portrayal of New York Times reporter Glenn Thrush, McCarthy's Spicer doubled down on his boss's defense for firing FBI Director James Comey . The pair appeared on Saturday night's show, hosted by actress Melissa McCarthy . However, the Post then offe...

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  • White House Says Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet About Comey Wasn't a Threat
White House Says Trump's 'Tapes' Tweet About Comey Wasn't a Threat

The associate with knowledge of the conversation confirmed an account of the conversation in The New York Times is accurate. A group of IL congressional Democrats on Friday continued to beat the drum for a special prosecutor to investigate ties between President Donald Trump's administration and Russian Federation, saying Trump's firing of FB...

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  • Overblown claim on new China trade deal
Overblown claim on new China trade deal

For example , notable for its absence was anything related to the US steel industry, which has been promoted by President Donald Trump . According to the officials of Trump's administration, it is a serious step. They agreed a deal needed to be reached within 100 days or by July 16. In Beijing , Vice Finance Minister Zhu Guangyao told repo...

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  • Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa
Activists say Kurdish-led forces advance on IS-held Raqqa

Turkey considers the Syrian Kurdish group, known as the YPG, a terrorist group because of its ties to the outlawed Kurdish Workers' Party inside Turkey. "Such a policy will not be beneficial; you can't be in the same sack as terrorist organizations". To facilitate its air campaign against ISIS, the US relies on Incirlik's proximity to Syria and Ira...

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  • Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud
Trump to launch panel to investigate voter fraud

Remember, this was around the time Trump praised the now fired Comey for launching an investigation into Clinton's emails. Will the commission lead to additional voter suppression as critics say? He lost the popular vote, however, by almost 3 million votes, tainting his win with the stain of illegitimacy and suggesting that, even in victory, he i...

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  • I was going to fire Comey no matter what
I was going to fire Comey no matter what

But there is something else at stake here besides the extent of Trump ties with Russian meddling: Federal Bureau of Investigation independence. Mr Trump has dismissed the Russian Federation probe as a "charade", a claim directly contradicted by Mr Comey's successor.

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  • Trudeau congratulates France's president-elect Macron on decisive win
Trudeau congratulates France's president-elect Macron on decisive win

The convincing victory of Emmanuel Macron , the creator of a barely year-old centrist political movement Le Marche! According to Le Gal, Macron was "very impressed by the innovation and entrepreneurship" of the country when he visited Israel two years ago.

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  • History of Mother's Day: Anna Jarvis
History of Mother's Day: Anna Jarvis

Well actually you can go wrong with carnations because some jerk made up rules about the appropriate color of carnations to buy. She clapped her hands to her mouth when she found out I was pregnant and then clutched her chest when she saw the ultrasound, reading "Baby A" and 'Baby B'.

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  • Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate
Trump calls for 'good shutdown' to fix mess in Senate

Each was rejected, however, with Trump signaling last month that the wall issue could be addressed in the next round of spending bills. Negotiators on the bill say it looks pretty much like the measure would have looked like if it had been ironed out previous year under Obama - save for Trump's add-ons for the Pentagon and the border.

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  • Pope Francis calls for 'watered down' United Nations to reassert leadership
Pope Francis calls for 'watered down' United Nations to reassert leadership

And I can tell you also I don't believe that the president of China, who is a very respected man, will be happy either". Pope Francis warned against religious fanaticism and sent a message of tolerance and co-existence as he celebrated a mass at a stadium in Cairo on Saturday.

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  • Why Macron Won The French Presidential Race
Why Macron Won The French Presidential Race

On Sunday night, with victory finally sealed, he was much more solemn. The pomp of the ceremony, at the imposing Arc de Triomphe at the top of the Champs-Elysees Avenue in Paris , immediately helped lend a presidential air to the previously untested leader who fought and won his first election.

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