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Since taking office, the president has come under fire - and faces a lawsuit from the ethics watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington - for potential violations of the emoluments clause from payments by foreign diplomats and governments in his various hotels, particularly the one in the nation's capital.
  • Two killed in Pakistan shelling in J&K

    Two killed in Pakistan shelling in J&K

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    Two Indian soldiers were killed and their bodies mutilated by Pakistan Army on May 1, when the latter laid an ambush after crossing into the Indian side of the border in Krishna Ghati sector of Jammu and Kashmir. So far, three camps have been made operational and 28 others notified in wake of expected migration from affected villages, Choudhary said. "Six ambulances were pressed into action for shifting of injured and treatment".
  • Donald Trump: I'll get deal done on Middle East peace

    Donald Trump: I'll get deal done on Middle East peace

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    Trump said he was committed to working with Israel and the Palestinians to reach an agreement but that any agreement could not be imposed by the United States . "I will be a mediator, an arbitrator or a facilitator. and we will get this done". Reaffirming his commitment to a two-state solution, he called on Israel to recognise Palestinian statehood just as Palestinians recognise the state of Israel.
  • UN Security Council considering new NK sanctions

    UN Security Council considering new NK sanctions

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    Shen Dingli, a professor of global relations at Fudan University in Shanghai, says North Korea conducted the test to show its "determination to develop nuclear weapons and missiles remains unchanged". In February, Beijing banned imports of North Korean coal, its most important export. While China has no particular interest in seeing the expansion of North Korea's nuclear and missile program, it is far more anxious about a collapse of the regime in Pyongyang, which could trigger massive ...
  • IS 'on brink of defeat' after losing 90% of west Mosul

    IS 'on brink of defeat' after losing 90% of west Mosul

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    The so-called "Islamic State" (IS) still controls "10.5 percent of.the right bank", Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, spokesman for the Joint Operations Command, said during a news conference in Baghdad. "The enemy is on the brink of total defeat in Mosul". The leaflet dropped over Mosul also ordered civilians to immediately stop using any vehicle to avoid being mistaken for militants who have fought back against Iraqi forces with suicide auto bombs and motorcycle bombs.
  • Vladimir Putin's Piano Performance Caught on Camera

    Vladimir Putin's Piano Performance Caught on Camera

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    At a news briefing in Beijing, where he is attending an global conference, Putin was asked how confident he was that the agreement between Russian Federation and Saudi Arabia would bring stability to world oil prices. US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson met Putin with in April, followed by Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov's meeting with Trump at the White House several weeks later.
  • More than 500 migrants plucked from Mediterranean by rescue boat

    More than 500 migrants plucked from Mediterranean by rescue boat

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    The refugees and migrants - many from Nigeria, Senegal and The Gambia - are captured as they head north towards Libya's Mediterranean coast, where some try to catch boats for Italy. Six men and one woman were saved by the Libyan Coast Guard with the help of some fishermen, IOM spokesman Flavio Di Giacomo was quoted as saying. These massive arrivals and the fact that more than 1,150 people have either disappeared or lost their lives while trying to reach Europe since the beginning of the year ...
  • Trump under fire over report he revealed classified info to Russians

    Trump under fire over report he revealed classified info to Russians

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    BuzzFeed also confirmed The Post's report, with one USA official saying that the disclosures from the president to the Russians were "far worse than what has already been reported". An employee of Mr. Bossert then called for that part of the meeting's transcript to be taken out of internal memos and for the full transcript to be limited to a small number of people in order to prevent leaks according to the fake news report.
  • Labour's Corbyn denies pacificism, but says military force has not worked

    Labour's Corbyn denies pacificism, but says military force has not worked

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    Indeed, in giving such a high-profile speech on foreign policy at all, the leader's office appeared to be seeking to address Tory attacks on Corbyn's suitability for the job of prime minister. With some moderate Labour MPs reported to be in revolt over Mr Corbyn's radical programme of renationalisation and expanding public services and following the leak of the party's manifesto, Mrs May will accuse him of a return to the "disastrous socialist policies of the 1970s".
  • Macron, Merkel say ready to change EU treaties if needed

    Macron, Merkel say ready to change EU treaties if needed

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    When a new French president is elected, their first trip overseas is to Germany. Crucially, both leaders said they were open to the idea of changing the EU's treaties. The new set-up, with a president from the left and a prime minister from the right, opens the door to a broad redrawing of France's political landscape.
  • NHS hospitals across England hit by cyber-attack

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    If it is the same vulnerability involved in the latest attack, this will raise serious questions for IT officials at the top of NHS trusts, who may have missed a critical security update and failed to patch the vulnerability, leading to severe consequences nearly two months later.