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A grieving country ground to a halt for a minute's silence at 11am to remember the dead, innocent victims of the latest Islamic State-claimed atrocity to hit Europe. British officials, however, have not commented on whether Abedi had links to IS or other extremist groups. Residents were evacuated from streets in the south Manchester neighborhood of Moss Side in what police called a precaution as one search was carried out Saturday.
  • Mass Palestinian hunger-strike ends after 40-days, Israel says

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    The United Nations human rights chief has expressed alarm over reports of " punitive measures by Israeli authorities" against hundreds of prisoners who are on hunger strike for almost 40 days. The schism between the Palestinian Authority , which is based in the West Bank, and Hamas , which seized control of Gaza in 2007, has left Palestinians deeply divided.
  • Macron told Putin to his face that Russian media spread fake news

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    But Macron did comment on the topic when asked by a Russian journalist why it had been so hard for certain reporters to get access to his campaign headquarters during the election. Macron's electoral victory has offered an opportunity for Paris to examine its policy on Syria as the previous administration's stance was considered too intransigent.
  • Dramatic Video Captures Sea Lion Dragging Girl Into Water

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    As previously reported, a girl was seen being dragged into the water by a sea lion in a YouTube clip published on Saturday, May 20. The video shows the drenched pair walking away unharmed after the ordeal. And if they are habitually trained to get food, they will come close and want it". Things soon got out of control when the sea lion jumped out of the water, towards a young girl who immediately stepped back.
  • UK PM May says prepared to leave European Union without a Brexit deal

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    Ms Barnett said: "I presume you have the figures?" "In negotiations you have to recognise that you're not in there to get a deal at any price". "His interview with Mr Corbyn was a nightmare - and not for the Labour leader" - Telegraph sketch writer Michael Deacon on rottweiler-turned "tired old dog" Jeremy Paxman.
  • Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Pope Francis at Vatican

    Prime Minister Trudeau meets with Pope Francis at Vatican

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    The official Vatican statement on the meeting between Trudeau and the pope did not include information on the apology. Many of those children connected with the residential schools were taken from their families and allegedly suffered neglect and abuse, The Daily Mail reported .
  • Korean woman extradited from Denmark in corruption probe

    Korean woman extradited from Denmark in corruption probe

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    The daughter of disgraced former confidante to president Park Geun-hye, Choi Soon-sil, has been extradited to South Korea from Denmark to answer questions about bribery allegations that caused Park's impeachment. The payment by the Samsung Group to a firm controlled by Choi and used to back Chung's equestrian career is considered a bribe by prosecutors. "My mother told me that Samsung was planning to support six equestrian athletes, and I thought I was just one of them", she said.
  • German bond yields hit one-month low on inflation doubts

    German bond yields hit one-month low on inflation doubts

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    Attention will be on the release Friday of USA jobs data, which will give investors a better handle on the Fed's plans for raising interest rates, with its next policy meeting later this month. "This has put a dampener on recent speculation that the European Central Bank is getting ready to taper its bond purchase programme, let alone join the US Federal Reserve in tightening monetary policy".
  • Noonan to relinquish Finance role and retire at next election

    Noonan to relinquish Finance role and retire at next election

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    He told his party he would remain as leader for a "brief but appropriate period" to facilitate a leadership contest. Helen McEntee, another junior minister in Mr Varadkar's camp, said: "Look at the fresh new approach he has taken to politics, look at how he interacts with people, look at his vision for a more forward-thinking and open Ireland".
  • In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror

    In UK vote, Brexit takes back seat to home issues, terror

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    He said: 'We should also remember that if people hadn't migrated to this country, we would have a much worse health service, education system and transport system than we have'. May insisted that she would be able to get the best possible deal for Britain, "making a success of Brexit". The smaller Liberal Democrats were on eight percent.
  • Indian Naval Sumitra ship rescues 18 in Cyclone Mora-hit Bangladesh

    Indian Naval Sumitra ship rescues 18 in Cyclone Mora-hit Bangladesh

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    The refugees have said they were given no official warning of the storm and were unable to salvage stockpiles of food for the breaking of the fast when it hit. Their lives, and the crops on which so many of them depend, he says, are constantly at risk when cyclones hit. Officials in Chittagong reported winds gusting up to 135 kph (85 mph), and said low-lying coastal areas were flooded by a storm surge with waves 2 metres (7 feet) high.