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Trump's tweet:"Despite major outside money, FAKE media support and eleven Republican candidates, BIG "R" win with runoff in Georgia". After taking 48.1 percent in Tuesday night's special election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District , Jon Ossoff will face Republican Karen Handel in the June 20 run-off election.
  • Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

    Pence to visit mosque in Indonesian capital

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    The new administration has expressed a desire to peacefully resolve this issue, but the US will not back down from a fight if the North takes on a more aggressive approach. With no U.S. Trade Representative yet in office and other key negotiator positions still unfilled, such nitty-gritty discussions will have to come later.
  • Israel puts Marwan Barghouti in solitary confinement for writing op-ed

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    Meanwhile, the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) reiterated its support for the issue of Palestinians imprisoned in Israeli jails, hailing their determination to stage hunger strike in order to convey their message, voice, and suffering to the world in the face of arbitrary Israeli measures, inhuman treatment, and denial of basic rights.
  • Greek government after International Monetary Fund report: No additional measures for 2018

    Greek government after International Monetary Fund report: No additional measures for 2018

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    That figure is up from the previous estimate of 3.4 percent as the bank cited "buoyant financial markets and a long-awaited cyclical recovery in manufacturing and trade under way". The Philippines which grew by 6.8 percent a year ago has the highest growth projections among ASEAN-5 nations, followed by Vietnam (6.5 percent for 2017), Indonesia (5.1 percent), Malaysia (4.5 percent) and Thailand (three percent).
  • White House Says Trump Won't Release 2016 Tax Returns

    White House Says Trump Won't Release 2016 Tax Returns

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    In fact, according to the story quoted above, the IRS's audits of the president's and vice president's returns are "fast-tracked": "The returns must be assigned within 10 business days of receipt in the group". "We're under the same audit that existed, and so nothing has changed". Trump is the first president in four decades to not release his tax returns .
  • North Korea Says Don't Mess With Us As US Plans Next Move

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    U.S. Vice President Mike Pence, on a trip to Asia, has repeatedly warned that the "era of strategic patience" with North Korea is over and on Wednesday said it would meet any attack with an "overwhelming response". Along with the video the Korean State Merited Chorus sang a rousing new song which mentioned Hwasong missiles blasting off to challenge American imperialism along with other typical North Korean propaganda.
  • UN peacekeepers' child sex ring left victims, but no arrests

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    But they also leave under a cloud. Haitian lawyer Mario Joseph has been trying to get compensation for victims of a deadly cholera strain linked to Nepalese peacekeepers that killed an estimated 10,000 people. Haley raised the thorny topic of allegations of sexual abuse and exploitation by United Nations peacekeepers. "Did these peacekeepers keep them safe?" she asked.
  • Open Season On Wenger And His 'cowards'

    Open Season On Wenger And His 'cowards'

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    We need to respond and that's only going to come from hard work at training. Tonight wasn't us. We're very disappointed and have let the fans down. Majority shareholder, United States businessman Stan Kroenke, a Wenger supporter, will ultimately have the final say.
  • Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'

    Pence: No negotiations with NK 'at this time'

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    This new stance Pence described, if it becomes formal US government policy, not only breaks from decades of Washington orthodoxy and conventional wisdom; it also may place the United States in a different position than its key Asian allies.
  • North Korea parades what appears to be new ICBM

    North Korea parades what appears to be new ICBM

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    He passed the leadership to his son, Kim Jong Il, who in turn passed it to Kim Jong Un . The U.S. Navy sent the aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson strike group to the Korean Peninsula region last week. "If the USA wages reckless provocation against us, our revolutionary power will instantly counter with annihilating strike, and we will respond to full-out war with full-out war and to nuclear war with our style of nuclear strike warfare", he said.
  • Advisers hope snap election will bring Brexit clarity

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    Three weekend opinion polls put the Conservatives about 20 points ahead of Labour, and if translated into votes, this could give May an "election landslide" with a majority of more than 100, according to an analysis by The Times . Elections are now set for 2020, just a year after the scheduled completion of Brexit talks. British Prime Minister Theresa May speaks to media as she calls a snap general election in London on Tuesday.