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He has previously described his trips - including one in 2013 with the Harlem Globetrotters - as "basketball diplomacy" but has been roundly criticised for failing to raise human rights issues or the plight of United States missionary Kenneth Bae, who was detained at the time .
  • Trump says is willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

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    About the loyalty pledge from Comey , Mr Trump said: "I hardly know the man, I'm not going to ask him to pledge allegiance". I mean, I will tell you that I didn't say that. "Well, I didn't say that", Trump said. Senator Tim Kaine, the 2016 Democratic vice presidential candidate, said on Friday that Comey's testimony provided a wealth of information for both the congressional and special counsel investigations.
  • Carbon monoxide leak sickens 32 people in New York City

    Carbon monoxide leak sickens 32 people in New York City

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    The FDNY said there were a total of 34 people injured by the carbon monoxide. It remains unclear how many people are injured, what caused the injuries and what their conditions are. The box contained salad bowls, and the woman's fainting was connected to the levels of carbon monoxide, officials said. The injured were being treated at area hospitals, but officials said the injuries were all relatively minor .
  • Suspected NKorea drone photographed US missile-defense site

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    In 2014, the South Korean Defense Ministry announced that it had recovered four crashed North Korean drones between October 2013 and September of that year. Mr Brownlee said that's a concern particularly because of who would be pulling the trigger - Kim Jong-un. China also says the system does nothing to deter North Korea .
  • Wales hold Serbia to 1-1 draw in tense qualifier

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    The Arsenal midfielder said he made a decision to convert his spot-kick with a cheeky chip when goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic tried to use mind games to unsettle him. But as stated earlier, Wales seem to enjoy being the underdogs and although lagging behind in the group, their destiny still remains in their own hands for the time being.
  • Russian hacking of voter data was way bigger than you thought

    Russian hacking of voter data was way bigger than you thought

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    RUSSIAN HACKERS may have interfered with voting mechanisms in no less than 39 states during the USA election, a new report claims. Since the election, investigations have revealed the invasion of both voter databases and software systems in about two times as many states as was previously reported, the publication said.
  • Brexit Talks May Not Begin On June 19

    Brexit Talks May Not Begin On June 19

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    Currently, the Tories and the DUP are considering a " confidence and supply " arrangement which would see the DUP back the Government to get its Budget through and on confidence motions. May also restored former Justice Secretary Michael Gove to the Cabinet in another move created to show she was willing to listen to critics. In negotiations with Mrs May and her team, the DUP delegation will also be acutely aware of the impact that any agreement may have on trade between Northern Ireland ...
  • Donald Trump says James Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

    Donald Trump says James Comey's 'leaks' are more prevalent

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    Pundits and legal experts have been divided on whether Trump's actions rose to the level of obstruction of justice , a potentially impeachable offence, while Comey said that decision was now in the hands of Mueller, who is also a former Federal Bureau of Investigation director.
  • UK PM May said wants broader consensus on Brexit plan

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    Theresa May and Boris Johnson at the first Cabinet meeting after the United Kingdom election. With British politics thrust into the deepest turmoil since last June's shock Brexit vote, European Union leaders were left wondering how the divorce talks would open next week.
  • Qatar navigates blockade by implementing new Oman route

    Qatar navigates blockade by implementing new Oman route

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    Western officials have expressed concerns that Qatar may be backing fundamentalist groups, but they have raised similar issues about Saudi Arabia as well. Qatari airways have also been banned from using the airspace of the Saudi-led bloc of countries. More than a third of the world's liquefied natural gas trade comes from Qatar , making it the world's largest producer and exporter of LNG.
  • Pakistan Head to Champions Trophy Semi-Final

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    But with 300 now a par score in ODI cricket , Sri Lanka knew it would take something special in the field to deny Pakistan a likely semi-final against tournament hosts England in Cardiff on Wednesday. Malinga, 33, has restricted his displays for the national team in recent years in a bid to extend his career at the highest level, but the expert death bowler is fast running out of opportunities to deploy his trademark sling-style action on the big stage.