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The wave of violence threatened to spiral as the weekend approached as Palestinians were called to continue confronting Israeli security forces at various points in the West Bank. Police said they were also investigating an arson attack in another nearby Palestinian village that appeared to have been carried out by Jewish settlers.
  • Donald Trump signs $110bn arms deal hours after landing in Saudi Arabia

    Donald Trump signs $110bn arms deal hours after landing in Saudi Arabia

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    The Washington Post said the probe had reached into the White House to include a Trump adviser, who was not named. Trump received a warm welcome from Arab leaders, who set aside his campaign rhetoric about Muslims and focused on his desire to crack down on Iran's influence in the region, a commitment they found wanting in former President Barack Obama.
  • Labour reaches highest rating yet in latest General Election poll

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    Ms Dugdale was speaking ahead of a major campaign speech in Glasgow, where she will appeal to voters in Scotland who backed remaining in the European Union and the UK. The Tories said that if Labour's nationalisation programme - which was not costed in the manifesto - and other investment spending was taken into account, it would lead to an additional £58 billion in borrowing by 2021-22, the final year of the next parliament.
  • North Korea carry out new missile test

    North Korea carry out new missile test

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    Regarding the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (Thaad) missile shield South Korea deployed in Seongju County, North Gyeongsang, Tillerson was quoted as telling Hong that China "appears to be weakening its sanctions" on Lotte, the South Korean conglomerate that gave up a golf course for the battery.
  • North Korea inches closer to striking the US mainland

    North Korea inches closer to striking the US mainland

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    It conducted its latest ballistic missile launch, in defiance of UN Security Council resolutions, on Sunday which it said was a test of its capability to carry a "large-size heavy nuclear warhead", drawing Security Council condemnation. That missile travelled about 500 kilometers before crashing into the sea, according to South Korean and U.S. officials. In a separate statement, a Central Intelligence Agency analyst said this week Iran and North Korea are working together to improve their ...
  • French elections 2017: Who is Emmanuel Macron?

    French elections 2017: Who is Emmanuel Macron?

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    Mr Macron defeated far-right National Front leader Marine Le Pen in Sunday's presidential run-off and must now pull together a majority of politicians in the mid-June legislative election. When Le Pen's father reached a presidential runoff in 2002, his opponent refused even to debate with him. Her score this time round was almost double that of her father when he shocked France and the world by making it into the second round of the presidential election in 2002, in which he was ultimately ...
  • Trump Refuses To Re-litigate Flynn's Firing

    Trump Refuses To Re-litigate Flynn's Firing

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    Yates, originally appointed by former Democratic President Barack Obama's administration, said she feared Moscow could try to blackmail Flynn because it also knew he was not being truthful about conversations with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak about USA sanctions on Moscow.
  • Hassan Rouhani wins Iran President election for the second time

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    It is expected he will express his gratitude for the overwhelming support of the more than 56 million Iranians who voted on Friday. Iranian President Hassan Rouhani appeared to have secured a convincing election victory with voters backing his efforts to rebuild foreign ties, as initial results were announced on Saturday.
  • Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

    Former FBI Director James Comey agrees to testify before Senate Intelligence Committee

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    These claims have been dismissed by the Trump administration as well as Russian President Vladimir Putin, who offered to provide a record of the meeting to prove no classified or secret information was shared. Spicer said of the former FBI director: "by grandstanding and politicizing the investigation into Russia's actions, James Comey created unnecessary pressure on our ability to engage and negotiate with Russian Federation".
  • Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

    Startling video shows sea lion snatching girl from pier

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    But after surveying the area and discovering no fish, the sea lion surprises everyone by approaching a young girl, then suddenly, biting down on her dress and dragging her backwards into the water. However, a family member quickly jumped into the water after the child and carried her to safety at the pier in Richmond, Canada. "They were pretty shaken up", he said.
  • Noted journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

    Noted journalist Javier Valdez killed in Mexico's Sinaloa

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    During his career spanning almost three decades, Valdez wrote extensively on drug-trafficking and organized crime in Mexico, including the powerful Sinaloa drug cartel. "Let them kill us all, if that is the death penalty for reporting this hell", Valdez wrote in response to the slaying of Breach, who was also regional correspondent for La Jornada .