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Speculations started to swirl around in Sri Lanka's political circles on a hurriedly arranged meeting of Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Sri Lanka's former president Mahinda Rajapaksa . Modi said that on Vesak, his hope is that India and Sri Lanka will work together to uphold the ideals of Lord Buddha and promote values of peace, accommodation, inclusiveness, and compassion in the policies and conduct of the two Governments.
  • Police say 2 dead including shooter at North Lake College in Texas

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    Later identified by the police, the murdered victim is Janeera Nickol, a 20-year-old woman and the killer is Adrian Victor Torres, a 21-year-old man. It is still unclear if the two knew each other. Soon, the Irving Police Department issued an alert through micro-blogging site Twitter in which they mentioned an "active shooter" and asked people to avoid the area.
  • North Korean diplomat open to USA talks 'under the right conditions'

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    Choe Son Hui, director-general of the North America bureau chief of North Korea's Foreign Ministry, spoke to reporters Saturday at the Beijing Capital International Airport in China. This was the latest in a series of such meetings. BEIJING (AP) - A top North Korean diplomat said Saturday that Pyongyang would be willing to meet with the Trump administration for negotiations "if the conditions are set".
  • USA | Flynn documents sought by Senate panel in Russia probe

    USA | Flynn documents sought by Senate panel in Russia probe

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    The committee is investigating Russia's attempts to influence the US election. In a joint statement, Senators Richard Burr, the committee's Republican chairman, and Mark Warner, its top Democrat, said the committee had first requested the documents from Flynn in a 28 April letter, but the retired lieutenant general had declined, through counsel, to cooperate with the committee's request.
  • Is Trump Taping Conversations in the Oval Office? Sean Spicer Won't Say

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    When asked if Trump requested loyalty from Comey during a dinner, Spicer said that did not happen and the president wanted loyalty to the country and rule of the law. US intelligence agencies concluded in January that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a campaign of interference in the election aimed at tilting the vote in Trump's favor.
  • Perth man dies after Tasered by police

    Perth man dies after Tasered by police

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    According to police, the man then became aggressive and injured an officer during a physical struggle. "As the officers continued their attempt to restrain the man he became unresponsive", a police spokesperson said. The ambulance took the man to hospital, but he died. Detectives from the Major Crime Squad and the Internal Affairs Unit are investigating. Anyone with information about the incident has been urged to contact Crime Stoppers.
  • Palestinian president hopeful after talks with Trump

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    Whatever else may be said of him, Trump does not suffer from a confidence deficit. At the beginning of a working lunch with Abbas' delegation, Trump said of a Mideast peace deal, "It's something that I think is frankly, maybe not as hard as people have thought over the years, but we need two willing parties".
  • N Korea willing to meet with US if conditions right: diplomat

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    She spoke as she was returning home from Oslo, where she met with USA academics and former U.S. officials including Thomas Pickering, former USA envoy to the United Nations, and Robert Einhorn, the State Department's former special adviser for nonproliferation and arms control, Seoul's Yonhap news agency said.
  • North Korea open to US talks under 'conditions'

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    A senior North Korean diplomat said dialogue with the Trump administration was possible following a meeting with ex-US government officials in Norway. The new South Korean president has also adopted a conciliatory approach toward the North, saying he is willing to work for peace with its neighbor.