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China Won't Allow US Warship To Make Port Next Month

China has reacted angrily, and this week scrapped a U.S. warship's planned port visit to Hong Kong and cancelled a meeting between the head of...

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Trump sparks unintentional laughter from members of the UN General Assembly

In 2017, the Trump warned, "Rocket Man is on a suicide mission for himself and for his regime". He also touted progress made on border secur...

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Rosenstein not expected to go down easily in Trump meeting

At the same time , Trump would have reason to keep him in the job, as the president's top political advisers are underscoring the political ris...

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Trashed by Trump, UN Court is Asked to Investigate Venezuela

General Assembly on Wednesday but the lion's share of attention will be down the hall where U.S. President Donald Trump will be chairing the S...

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Committee vote on Kavanaugh scheduled for Friday

Trump said in a tweet . Judge Kavanaugh understood that he testified under penalty of felony, subject to up to 5 years of imprisonment. Bromw...

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Labour will challenge UK PM May on her Brexit deal, Corbyn says

But May has ruled out a second referendum and has said she will hold her nerve in talks with the European Union over her Chequers plan, named ...

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Mandela: A life of soaring symbolism, now harnessed by UN

On the 100th anniversary of his birth, the legacy of Mandela was front and centre throughout the assembly's opening day, whether at the unveilin...

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2-state solution for Middle East conflict

Trump , speaking in front of world leaders while chairing the United Nations Security Council for the first time, made his accusation amid t...

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Second woman claims sexual misconduct by Kavanaugh

Dianne Feinstein , the top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee, called for an immediate postponement of Kavanaugh's confirmation proceedi...

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Iran: Trump chairs key UN Security Council session

Several European officials said the new system has been created, which is akin to the barter system. In a furious speech to the UN Security Co...

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Kavanaugh Accuser Provides Senate Declarations from 4 People

Bromwich also said it was hard to conclude that the upcoming hearing will be "fair and credible", which is what the Committee has sought, given ...

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New accuser says she witnessed sexual abuses by Brett Kavanaugh

Kavanaugh responded to Swetnick's allegations today by saying: "This is ridiculous and from the Twilight Zone ". "Avenatti is a third ra...

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Judge Kavanaugh's Accuser's Lawyers Reject Offers to Testify as 'Unfair'

The Senate is narrowly controlled by Republicans, who have embraced the idea of a quick vote on Kavanaugh's nomination if Ford does not to tes...

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Will Trump fire Rod Rosenstein over Russian Federation interference probe?

A person who was in the room when Rosenstein mentioned secret recordings said the deputy AG was clearly sarcastic. If Trump told Rosenstein to i...

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U.S. may restrict Green Cards to aid recipients in new crackdown

U.S. immigrants who get public benefits like food stamps or housing vouchers could be denied green cards, under a new proposal from President Do...

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Senate Judiciary Committee Schedules Friday Vote on Kavanaugh

Dianne Feinstein , D-Calif., Ford described a high school party at which she said Kavanaugh and his friend Mark Judge locked her in a room a...

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Trump to Defend Nations’ Sovereignty in UN Speech, Says Bolton

The United States was stronger, richer and safer, Mr Trump insisted. Trump expressed gratitude to Moon for his "dedicated efforts" to reach wh...

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United Kingdom govt ‘agrees not to favour European Union workers after Brexit’

Al Jazeera's Laurence Lee reports from the Labour party conference in Liverpool. When asked about the idea of a possible rerun of the 2016 Eu...

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3D gun advocate accused of sex with minor is jailed in US

Cody Wilson is in jail in Houston , Texas, after being charged with the sexual assault of an under-age girl. His bond was set at $150,000....

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Risk of severe thunderstorms this afternoon/evening across Chicago area

This will bring a return to much cooler, less humid air, as overnight lows flirt with the middle 40s in spots Thursday and Friday morning. W...

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Alyssa Milano adds her voice to #WhyIDidntReport movement

Milano has been one of the most outspoken Hollywood stars since the #MeToo movement began last fall. On Friday President Trump question...

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Saudi Arabia rejects Iran's claim it backed parade attack

Rouhani, who was in NY for the United Nations General Assembly, took to Twitter on Monday to vent his outrage at Haley for pinning the blame on ...

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Pakistan denounces attack on Iranian military parade

Among the dead and wounded were a journalist spectator, civilians - including women and children - and military personnel, according to the Isl...

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Moscow blames Israel for shooting down of Russian aircraft in Syria

Shoigu went on television to say that Russian Federation is now going to go ahead with the shipment because "the situation has changed, and it's...

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US President Donald Trump's greeting to Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern

The Kiwi PM was photographed kissing and bouncing her daughter up and down in the assembly, while sitting next to her partner Clarke Gayford . ...

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Rouhani: US Threat to Stop Iranian Oil Exports 'Empty Promise'

As a private citizen, Bolton had advocated supporting Iran's armed opposition, a position reiterated recently by former NY mayor Rudy Giuliani, ...

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Russian Federation plotted sneaking Julian Assange out of Ecuadorian Embassy in London

The plan was ultimately abandoned as it was too risky. The paper, claimed that Ecuador's former London consul, Fidel Narvaez, was in talks with ...

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Officer accused in shooting death of neighbor fired by Dallas Police Dept.

Chief Renee Hall fired Guyger, 30, during a hearing Monday morning. Hall also said that an internal investigation could "potentially compromis...

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Indian Navy's Abhilash Tomy rescued by French vessel

A French vessel, Osiris , rescued Tomy from his location, The Indian Express reported. Rescue teams from various nations, including India, ...

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Walmart warns Trump tariffs may force price hikes

Far from backing down, its government announced retaliatory tariffs of 5 percent to 10 percent on $60 billion of US imports. That means reducing...

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Israel accused after Russian spy plane lost over Syria

The downing of the plane forced Moscow to take "adequate retaliatory measures to increase the safety of Russian military fighting global terro...

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Trump's tariffs on $200b of Chinese imports kick in

But Trump warned he could ramp up to "phase three", slapping tariffs on approximately $267 billion of additional imports, or the entirety of the...

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Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein has resigned

He denied both allegations. Rosenstein, who assumed oversight of the FBI's investigation into Russian involvement in Donald Trump's campai...

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Fourth Witness Claims No Recollection of Alleged Kavanaugh Assault Against Ford

Leland Ingham Keyers, a former classmate of Ford, sent an email to the Senate Judiciary Committee where she claims she doesn't know Kavanaugh or...

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Brexit: Jeremy Corbyn promises second vote if Labour members want one

With over half a million people on its books Labour has one of the most representative memberships in United Kingdom politics, and according to ...

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