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The move, which the White House said was made in an effort to spur peace talks between Israeli and Palestinian officials, was expected but breaks with a promise Trump made during the 2016 campaign. Israel has controlled the entirety of Jerusalem since the 1967 Six-Day War and claims it as their capital, though that isn't recognized on the worldwide stage.
  • UK PM May's Conservatives on course for bigger majority

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    How have the polls changed? Polling on Tuesday, June 6 suggested the United Kingdom could be heading for a hung parliament after a Survation poll which found the Tories on 41.5 per cent and Labour on 40.4 per cent. Why have individual polls been giving the Conservatives such contrasting leads? Corbyn's visit came after a YouGov poll revealed on Tuesday that Labour may have taken a slim lead in support over the SNP among 18- to 24-year-olds in Scotland, and the party was only one ...
  • London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen

    London attack victims include Canadian woman, French citizen

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    Police have not released the identity of the third attacker. He was the ringleader of the terrorists who ploughed into the pedestrians using a hired white van and stabbed several revellers in pubs leaving seven dead and 48 injured. At any one time there are around 500 active counter-terrorism investigations concerning 3000 people of interest. "A message should have been passed onto the counterterrorism section, and if the report had some degree of credibility, an assessment would have had to ...
  • White House defends Trump as scathing tweets raise concern

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    Sessions announced his recusal shortly after he became attorney general and a day after The Washington Post revealed that he had twice met with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak during the campaign and did not disclose that fact to the Senate Judiciary Committee during his January confirmation hearing.
  • Qatar Suspends all Flights to Saudi Arabia

    Qatar Suspends all Flights to Saudi Arabia

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    The fracas pits Qatar - a country smaller than CT and the world's biggest producer of liquefied natural gas - against Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain . Sabah left Tuesday night for Saudi Arabia, where he met with King Salman. Trump spoke by telephone with Saudi Arabia's ruler King Salman later Tuesday in an exchange of notably different tone from the U.S.
  • London terrorist Khuram Butt was 'almost euphoric' before the attack

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    On March 22 a vehicle had similarly ploughed into pedestrians on the Westminster Bridge before the driver fatally stabbed a police officer, killing five people. He and Butt lived in the same area of east London . Archibald was one of the victims of the attack in London . Seven people were killed in the attack and scores more injured.
  • Mattis turns up heat on North Korea and China

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    The defense secretary added: "We oppose countries militarizing artificial islands and enforcing excessive maritime claims unsupported by global law". "We are going to have to work together", Mattis said. The US Navy on May 25 conducted a "freedom of navigation" operation in the South China Sea, when the USS Dewey guided-missile destroyer sailed within 12 nautical miles of Mischief Reef in the Spratly Islands.
  • White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

    White House won't say if Trump has confidence in AG Sessions

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    The order has recently been blocked by federal judges in Maryland and Hawaii among others , and lawyers from the Justice Department have been careful to avoid referring to it as a 'travel ban '. Conway, an experienced litigator at Wachtell Lipton Rosen & Katz in NY, is the husband of Trump aide Kellyanne Conway . Added a senior White House official, "There was a fully coordinated other speech everybody else had worked on"-and it wasn't the one Trump gave.
  • 3 terrorists killed, 1 jawan martyred in Nagaland encounter

    3 terrorists killed, 1 jawan martyred in Nagaland encounter

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    Unconfirmed reports said a civilian had been killed but the army refused to confirm, according to Indian media. The encounter broke out around 11 PM yesterday when a joint team of Territorial Army and 12 Para, under Headquarter Inspector General Assam Rifles (North), raided the area upon inputs on movement of Nationalist Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN-K) and ULFA cadres in Lappa, the spokesperson said.
  • Trump proposes solar panels on border wall

    Trump proposes solar panels on border wall

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    The comments were first reported by Politico . Mr. Trump has insisted that the wall, a core campaign promise, will be built to prevent illegal immigration and drug. As of now, Congress has not allocated any money for the construction of the border wall . In the meeting, he also suggested the new wall option.