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The price of oil is down further after OPEC and other nations said they had agreed to extend their production cuts for another nine months. OPEC has a self-imposed goal of bringing stocks down from a record high of 3bn bbls to the five-year average of 2.7bn bbls.
  • Trump Doubles Down On Germany Criticism

    Trump Doubles Down On Germany Criticism

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    Modi's comments contrasted with Trump's meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels last week, when he said that Germany is "very bad " for flooding the USA with cars, hectored North Atlantic Treaty Organisation allies on military spending and refused to explicitly back the principle of collective defence.
  • Flynn agrees to provide documents to Senate panel

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    The Associated Press has learned of Flynn's cooperation that was the first signal that he and the Senate panel have found common ground. President Donald' Trump's lawyer, Michael Cohen , has also been subpoenaed as part of the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to the Associated Press .
  • Pentagon released video of ICBM test

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    A ground-based interceptor was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at about 12:45 p.m. PT on Tuesday, aiming at an incoming ICBM-class target which was sacked from the Reagan Test Site on Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands.
  • Trump welcomes Vietnam leader to White House

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    Vietnam was disappointed when Trump ditched the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade pact, in which Hanoi was expected to be one of the main beneficiaries, and focused United States trade policy on reducing deficits. investors to the renovation, integration, and economic development of Vietnam. Also on Friday, the U.S. Embassy in Vietnam announced that the U.S. Coast Guard in Honolulu, Hawaii had transferred a High Endurance Cutter to the Vietnam Coast Guard.
  • Takuma Sato Takes Home $2.45 Million for 500 Win

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    Image via Wikimedia Commons. Terry Frei , a longtime sportswriter at The Denver Post , no longer works for the newspaper after he was criticized for a controversial tweet regarding the victory of Japan's Takuma Sato in the Indianapolis 500 Sunday.
  • White House official: Trump expected to pull US from Paris deal

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    Such a drastic move from Trump could weaken the Paris Agreement, as the United States is the world's second biggest carbon polluter. Leaders met to discuss the world economy, foreign policy, climate change and other global issues, and it ended with all countries reaffirming the Paris agreement on climate change-with the exception of the United States.
  • White House communications director Michael Dubke resigns

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    Before joining the White House in February, he had been a Republican strategist, and founder of Crossroads Media. Axios said Dubke offered to stay until end of Trump's first overseas trip as president. More attorneys with deep experience in Washington investigations are expected to be added in the weeks ahead. Without mentioning which Trump associates or aides were discussed, the sources told CNN that the conversations involved members of Trump's campaign team.
  • South Sudan ethnic violence hits new high as civilians flee

    South Sudan ethnic violence hits new high as civilians flee

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    The attack, one of the worst on aid workers since civil war erupted in South Sudan three and a half years ago, occurred on 11 July 2016, as President Salva Kiir's troops won a three-day battle in the country's capital against opposition forces loyal to Riek Machar , the former vice-president.
  • Bombing In Diplomatic Area Of Kabul Kills Dozens, Wounds Scores

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    Witnesses described dozens of cars choking the roads as wounded survivors and panicked schoolgirls sought safety. It was not immediately clear what was the target. The blast , which shattered windows and blew doors off their hinges in houses hundreds of meters away, was unusually strong. Employees at the German embassy were injured in the explosion and one Afghan security guard was killed , Foreign Minister Sigmar Gabriel said on Twitter .
  • Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott

    Jeremy Corbyn to take part in live TV debate despite May boycott

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    Jeremy Corbyn , the leader of Britain's opposition Labour Party , arrives at the BBC to attend various radio and television programs, in central London , May 30, 2017 . "What the people in Brussels look at is the record I had negotiating with them ... and delivering for this country on a number of issues on justice and home affairs which people said we were never going to get", May replied, citing her record as interior minister between 2010 and 2016.
  • Trump's communications director Mike Dubke has resigned

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    Press secretary Sean Spicer is briefing reporters on Tuesday following President Trump's first trip overseas. The latest twist involves the president's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner , who reportedly tried to set up a back channel for communications between the Trump team and Moscow.