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In a new interview with Le Journal du Dimanche , Macron told the paper that the handshake was "a moment of truth". The two leaders met in Belgium on Thursday, ahead of a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation summit in Brussels . And even as Trump tried to pull away, Macron kept his grip for several more seconds. Although, it has to be said, Macron's initial handshake with US First Lady Melania Trump did last a touch too long.
  • General Election 2017 Latest Poll Shows Labour Racing Ahead With Welsh Voters

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    But "nothing has changed", the Prime Minister has insisted repeatedly. The " absolute limit " will put to consultation, according to the prime minister. "This is a government in chaos and confusion". She is unable to stick to her own manifesto for more than four days. "If this is how they handle their own manifesto, how will they cope with the Brexit negotiations?" After launching her manifesto last week , including unexpected plans to reduce financial support for elderly voters, May ...
  • National security adviser Brzezinski dies at 89

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    Mr Brzezinski served in President Carter's administration from 1977 to 1981. The Carter administration also witnessed the transition of Iran into an Islamic republic and the 1979 hostage crisis, as well as the US arming of mujahideen in Afghanistan before the country's occupation by the Soviet Union.
  • Manchester attack: Two more persons arrested

    Manchester attack: Two more persons arrested

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    Greater Manchester Police said the man was detained Friday night in Rusholme, an inner city area of Manchester , "on suspicion of offenses contrary to the terrorism act". As a result of the arrests and searches which have taken place we now have many further lines of enquiry. Police say they have "got our hands around" a large part of the network connected to Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi .
  • Navy parachutist dies during demonstration over Hudson River

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    A parachutist involved in a Fleet Week demonstration in New York Harbor died today following an apparent chute malfunction that sent him into the water near Liberty State Park. The parachutist was taken to Jersey City Medical Center. The Coast Guard confirms that at 12:18 p.m., they responded to a person in the water off Liberty State Park.
  • Manchester bomber photos released as runners defy terror threat

    Manchester bomber photos released as runners defy terror threat

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    He pledged to ask the US Department of Justice to launch a review, and "if appropriate, the culprit should be prosecuted". The British decision to halt sharing information with counterparts in the United States comes after a series of revelations about the case that first surfaced in US media including USA TODAY , such as the name of the suicide bomber, Salman Abedi .
  • Iraq's slow grind to retake IS-held Mosul

    Iraq's slow grind to retake IS-held Mosul

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    An Iraqi official said a senior Iranian Revolutionary Guard commander was killed in an explosion during clashes with the Islamic State group west of Mosul . United Nations humanitarian relief coordinator Lise Grande has said that civilians are facing great hardship Iraqi city of Mosul as military assault entered in to final phase in the city.
  • Australian 'marijuana queen' returns from Bali after 13 years

    Australian 'marijuana queen' returns from Bali after 13 years

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    Taking to Facebook yesterday Ms Whitman's proud father, Paul Whitman, bragged about her achievements in a post he has since deleted, the Mail Online reports . Her final day on the Indonesian resort island was a blaze of media attention, as she was hustled out of a villa with her face hidden under a scarf and chased by a pack of journalists before her flight home.
  • 8th graders from New Jersey refuse to be photographed with Paul Ryan

    8th graders from New Jersey refuse to be photographed with Paul Ryan

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    It didn't matter that Paul Ryan is the Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives, or that he is third-in-line to the presidency. "It's being associated with a person who puts his party before his country". However, there were students who jumped at the opportunity for a photo with the third most powerful politician in the USA despite their partisan differences.
  • Iran's Rouhani vows to deliver campaign promises

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    In a message on Saturday, President of China Xi Jinping said Beijing attaches great significance to enhancement of ties with Tehran , expressing the hope for closer "strategic" relations with Iran during President Rouhani's second term. "Rouhani has turned our foreign policies into a mess and damaged our religion", said Sedigheh Davoodabadi, a 59-year-old housewife in Iran's holy city of Qom who voted for Raisi.
  • TPP countries agree to keep trade deal alive despite U.S. rejection

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    Members of the TPP trade deal agreed on the sidelines of the meeting to pursue it despite Trump's decision to abandon the agreement in favour of bilateral arrangements with Asian countries. RCEP, on the other hand, benefits from the backing of China, whose regional dominance has gained greater momentum with the policy shift in the United States and its own Belt and Road initiative to extend its global influence.
  • North Korean Nukes and Missiles 'Recipe for Disaster'

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in's bodyguard Choi Young-jae has taken Twitter by storm, with all eyes ogling this face in the president's security detail, dubbed as the "handsome brigade". North Korea on Sunday test-fired a ballistic missile, which "accurately hit" the targeted open waters 787 km away after flying to a maximum altitude of 2,111.5 km.