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Labour faces a challenge on a "historic scale" if it is to win the General Election on June 8, Jeremy Corbyn has said, after the party suffered heavy losses in the local council polls. Party leader Nicola Sturgeon said wresting control from Labour and becoming the biggest party on Glasgow City Council was a "fantastic, historic result".
  • Hamas picks new Gaza leader amid bid for more influence

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    Hamas remains deeply divided from Abbas's more moderate Fatah, which is based in the occupied West Bank. The PLO is considered the worldwide representative of Palestinians both in the Palestinian territories and the diaspora. Hamas leaders have been able to travel overseas from time to time, but only with Egyptian coordination. Some diplomats have however said Hamas would need to do much more to convince Western countries to end its isolation, noting that the changes announced so far could ...
  • ISIS leader in Afghanistan killed in April, Pentagon says

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    Last month, Gen. Nicholson authorized the use of the American military's largest non-nuclear munition, dubbed the " mother of all bombs ", on a network of ISIL-K tunnels and caves in Nangarhar that made it hard for the USA and their Afghan partners to combat the jihadists.
  • Israel moves to downgrade Arabic from official language status

    Israel moves to downgrade Arabic from official language status

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    Arabic speakers would "have the right to language-accessible state services" but it would not be an official language. Israel is pushing for a bill, which, if passed, will downgrade Arabic from its current status as an official language in the occupied Palestinian territories to a non-official language .
  • Chelsea seal fifth Premier League crown

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    Antonio Conte is the main main behind Chelsea's Premier League title triumph, according to Frank Lampard. The Blues claimed a second title in three seasons on Friday after their 1-0 win away to West Brom ensured that they can not be caught by second-place Tottenham in their final three matches.
  • Israeli Cabinet approves controversial 'Jewish nation-state' bill

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    Arabic speakers would "have the right to language-accessible state services" but it would not be an official language. The objective of the bill is to "protect the status of Israel as the nation-state of the Jewish people", said a statement from Avi Dichter , a lawmaker from Netanyahu's Likud Party.
  • US intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

    US intelligence chiefs say reviewing use of Kaspersky software

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    Kaspersky Lab - a well-known and respected company that once sponsored a Patriots post-game radio show - makes antivirus programs and other cybersecurity products widely used by consumers, corporations, and even government agencies. In a statement released by Kaspersky Lab , the company said that it has "no ties to any government, and the company has never helped, nor will help, any government in the world with its cyber espionage efforts".
  • CIA sets up unit to address North Korean threat

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    A veteran CIA operations officer has been selected as the new assistant director and will preside over the mission center, the statement said without identifying the officer, adding that the team will work closely with the intelligence community and the entire USA national security community.
  • Comey Declines Invitation to Testify, 4 Candidates Being Considered to Replace Him

    Comey Declines Invitation to Testify, 4 Candidates Being Considered to Replace Him

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    Here are eight things that happened after Comey was sacked. This was echoed by Mike Pence, who said Trump was acting on the Department of Justice recommendations. President Donald Trump's now infamous Friday morning tweet - which, in case you forgot, entailed him warning former FBI Director James Comey that he "better hope that there are no "tapes" of our conversations before he starts leaking to the press" - may have already come back to bite him.
  • BC Greens break through, capture three seats

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    With a majority elusive, the three probable seats for the Greens now raises the serious possibility that Weaver and his caucus may hold the balance of power in a minority government. In a news conference, Clark confirmed that British Columbia Lt. -Gov. Many Green supporters and voters who found they had simply returned the BC Liberals to power would feel betrayed.
  • Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

    Trump urges Liberty U grads to stand up to criticism

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    Don't be afraid to be an outsider, stand up to failed power structures and never stop fighting for your beliefs, Trump said to about 50,000 people in Liberty's Williams Stadium. I'm a little bit concerned. Plus Mr. Trump took the time to go over some of his personal achievements. The future is crafted by people who follow their hearts, despite what critics say, Trump said.