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No reported injuries. Airport closed for passenger safety.Expect delays. Passengers were kept on the planes as the pilots waited for permission from the FAA to deboard the airliners. We have received early reports of an ankle injury. Flight 1579 was scheduled to take off at 9.22pm. The passengers left the plane by the emergency slides, and one told us that flight attendants were screaming, "Get away from the plane!" Five people suffered minor injuries, according to this tweet from the ...
  • NATO chief welcomes increased US defense spending in Europe

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    Attending an alliance summit in Brussels on Thursday, the Prime Minister will say they need to show the same resolve in countering terrorism as they do in responding to the threat from Russian Federation. European allies had to take Trump's "obsolete" comments "very seriously", Besch said, because Europe depends on America's defense capabilities and contribution to NATO - US now provides 22% of the organization's budget, while Germany gives 15% and the United Kingdom provides 10%.
  • UN Security Council condemns North Korea's latest missile launch

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    The Security Council will hold a closed-door emergency meeting on Tuesday at the request of Japan, South Korea and the United States to discuss further action in response to the latest missile test. The US-drafted statement was almost identical to one adopted last week after the launch of an intermediate-range missile that Pyongyang said was capable of carrying a "heavy" nuclear warhead.
  • Unidentified DPRK flying object crosses border with S. Korea

    Unidentified DPRK flying object crosses border with S. Korea

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    Security Council resolutions", Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said in a statement posted on the Foreign Ministry's website on Tuesday. USA officials, speaking on condition of anonymity, have said Trump discussed intelligence about Islamic State with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian Ambassador Sergei Kislyak at talks in the Oval Office this month, raising questions about Trump's handling of secrets.
  • Be regulars in Champs League, urges Klopp

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    However, the 24-year-old has dismissed recent reports as "speculation" and believes he can achieve greater success with the Reds in the Premier League than with another club in the Bundesliga or La Liga. But it's all good and we are prepared and we will see what will work out and what won't. "Obviously the bigger the games you play and the bigger the competitions the more we are going to improve as a team".
  • Russian Federation interfered in 2016 U.S. elections: Former CIA director

    Russian Federation interfered in 2016 U.S. elections: Former CIA director

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    Former CIA Director John Brennan said Tuesday he was concerned about the number of contacts between Americans "involved" with the Trump campaign and the Russians past year. The former official told NBC News that Coats and Rogers did not believe they were being asked to do something illegal. Coats did not deny the reports and later was asked a hypothetical question about what he would do if a president made such a request.
  • Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Becomes The First African To Head WHO

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    He will begin his five-year term on 1 July 2017, succeeding Margaret Chan , who has been WHO's director general for more than 10 years. Former Pakistan Health Minister Sania Nishtar was eliminated in the first of three rounds of voting, getting only 38 votes from the 185 member countries at the World Health Assembly meeting.
  • All the subtle ways the Pope just threw shade at Donald Trump

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    The Pope speaks English, but he chose to speak to Trump in Spanish. "At the end of the audience, the pope gave Trump copies of his writings", NPR's Sylvia Poggioli reports from Rome, "including his encyclical on climate change - a topic on which Trump has a very different opinion".
  • President Trump Condemns Islamic Extremism in Saudi Speech

    President Trump Condemns Islamic Extremism in Saudi Speech

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    Rohani said ties with Washington were "a curvy road", saying he hoped the Trump administration will "settle down" so "we could pass more accurate judgments". The UAE's ambassador to the US, Yousef Al Otaiba, said that the donation reflects "our commitment to empowering women in our region and builds on the progress we have made in our country, where women play a role in every segment of society".
  • Beam Changes its Name to 'Mixer', Gets Loads of New Features

    Beam Changes its Name to 'Mixer', Gets Loads of New Features

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    The underlying tech is remaining largely the same, with low latency streaming (or at least less than Twitch ) built into Microsoft's platforms, but the Mixer rebrand brings with it some new and clever ideas for streamers. "It brings people together through the core experience and "special sauce" that our fans already know and love: the ability to not just watch streams, but to also interact with streamers and play together in near real-time", he explains.
  • Netanyahu Sends Condolences Over Manchester Attack

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    Investigators believe Abedi was part of a larger Isis-inspired terror network, pointing to the relative sophistication of the bomb he used to massacre 22 people and injure more than 60 others at Manchester Arena. "Historically, and almost philosophically, the USA and United Kingdom intel services follow different paths", the official said on condition of anonymity because he wasn't authorized to speak about the investigation.