• Blast in diplomatic area of Afghan capital kills, wounds 50

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    The Turkish, Chinese, Japanese, Indian, and Kazakh embassies reportedly sustained some damage, too, but no staff injuries were reported . Afghanistan Chief Executive Abdullah Abdullah vowed to destroy the terrorists. Mujahid said that although the bomb exploded from a auto near the Germany embassy, there are several other important compounds and offices in the vicinity, so "it is hard to say what the exact target is".
  • 'Kushner more than willing to answer Russia-related questions'

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    Lawyers and public relations experts are being recruited, the Associated Press reported Sunday, as new revelations surface about Moscow's interference and possible improper dealings with the Trump campaign and associates. People familiar with the interactions told The New York Times the relationship began to fray after Trump fired Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey , which Kushner had strongly advocated, and because of his repeated attempts to oust Stephen Bannon, ...
  • Two more men arrested over Manchester bombing

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    The Prime Minister said on Thursday that she would "make clear" to President Trump at a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting later on Thursday that the leaks must stop. GMP is leading the operation on the ground but passes on information to National Counter-Terrorism, which in turn goes to the government. This item, seen in a photo published by the New York Times , was reportedly found in the bomber's hand and could be the remains of the trigger that set off the explosion.
  • Ill. House approves $15 minimum wage

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    Giroux says the minimum wage increase is certainly a positive but he believes the Ontario government needs to follow through with a complete modernization of the labour laws in Ontario. "There is no law today that compels government to increase salaries or review wages". Establishing one minimum wage for everyone would help those workers whom past minimum wage increases have left behind.
  • Arsene Wenger Ian Wright concerned over potential Arsenal manager exit

    Arsene Wenger Ian Wright concerned over potential Arsenal manager exit

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    A disappointing Premier League season led to sustained protests, aimed at the board to encourage them to not renew Wenger's contract when it expired in June. Goals from Alexis Sanchez and Aaron Ramsey wrapped up the win for the Gunners despite Diego Costa's equaliser and handed Arsenal their third FA Cup win in four years.
  • Alarm on Left, Right as Macron 'dynamites' old order

    Alarm on Left, Right as Macron 'dynamites' old order

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    France's new President Emmanuel Macron named Edouard Philippe , a little-known centre-right mayor, as prime minister on Monday, in his first major decision since taking power on a promise to lead a French "renaissance". "That can only shake up the system and bother The Republicans, in particular". German leaders were hugely relieved by the independent centrist's rout of far-right rival Marine Le Pen in the May 7 presidential runoff, and now they hope that Macron can deliver the economic ...
  • Pentagon missile defense program scores a win

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    The U.S. military fired an ICBM-type missile from the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands toward the waters just south of Alaska. "[The Chinese] have the lay of the land and so we're going to keep the pressure on China, but we're going to continue to work with them in any way that they think is best, and I think that we'll decide this week on what that looks like", Haley told reporters.
  • United States destroys ICBM in key test of missile defense system

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    It was the third missile test by the nuclear-armed regime in less than three weeks, defying United Nations sanctions warnings and USA threats of possible military action. That test involves firing a new version of the military's single long-range ground-based interceptor missile, which is now based in Alaska and California.
  • Massive blast in Kabul diplomatic quarter

    Massive blast in Kabul diplomatic quarter

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    The explosion allegedly took place near Wazir Akbar Khan area, Kabul PD 10, Afghanistan , near the ministry of defence building, situated 3 km from the Indian embassy, according to reports. The NATO statement, which praised the "courage" of Afghan forces, slammed the attack as "barbaric". The bombing killed 58 people and wounded 141. It was not immediately clear what was the target of the blast, the latest attack to hit the Afghan capital.