• Mosul: 200000 more people could be displaced as battle nears Old City

    Mosul: 200000 more people could be displaced as battle nears Old City

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    Since military operations began in Mosul city seven months ago, almost 700,000 people have been displaced from their homes, including 500,000 people who have been forced to flee from the western neighbourhoods of Mosul city alone. Acknowledging the generosity of people in other parts of Mosul who are opening their homes for displaced families, she said: "Without this support, the camps would have been overwhelmed long ago".
  • Nikki Haley: Western Wall in Jerusalem Part of Israel

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    Secretary of State Rex Tillerson had expressed a more cautionary tone on the possible embassy move in an interview with NBC's "Meet the Press" May 14, saying President Donald Trump was "being very careful to understand how such a decision would impact the peace process".
  • Donald Trump did not threaten James Comey: White House

    Donald Trump did not threaten James Comey: White House

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    A White House official had said 11 people were under consideration - including acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe , Republican Senator John Cornyn, New York Appeals Court Judge Michael Garcia and former Assistant Attorney General Alice Fisher - to replace Comey as FBI chief.
  • Bill English bids to seal TPP deal

    Bill English bids to seal TPP deal

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    Mr English was accompanied on his visit to Japan by Minister of Trade Todd McClay, and a delegation of senior business leaders. New Zealand ratified the TPP pact last Thursday, while Japan completed domestic procedures for ratifying the trade pact in December past year.
  • Chinese fighter flies inverted over US Air Force jet

    Chinese fighter flies inverted over US Air Force jet

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    WC-135 radiation detection plane flying over the Yellow Sea, U.S. officials revealed to CNN Thursday. The U.S. and Chinese militaries have taken steps to reduce tense encounters between warships and fighter jets in recent years even as they disagree over where they can operate.
  • How will Iran's presidential election impact the US?

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    Rouhani is the incumbent president who helped to negotiate the nuclear deal. While Raisi stands to benefit from Qalibaf's withdrawal, analysts cautioned that he won't automatically bank all of his fellow conservative's support. He arrested Iranian intellectuals and enforced moral policing, often by brutal means. There are now four candidates running for presidency, including incumbent President Hassan Rouhani , Ebrahim Raisi , Mostafa Hashemitaba, and Mostafa Aqa-Mirsalim.
  • Trump Says He's Victim of Witch Hunt, Denies Pressuring FBI Chief

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    Next question ", Trump told reporters. " No. No. next question ", Trump said when asked during a joint news conference with Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos if he had, in any way, tried to influence the probe. Conversations between members of Trump's team and high-ranking officials including setting up a special backchannel for communications between the President and Putin, Reuters reported .
  • Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

    Birthplace of grunge mourns 'Seattle's son' Chris Cornell

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    Cornell was on tour and performed Wednesday night in Detroit with Soundgarden . The Detroit News cited Freeman in a similar report. The shocking death of rock singer Chris Cornell is hitting the music community, fans, loved ones and members of the rap game hard as the news of his passing has been confirmed by authorities.
  • Lauded rocker Chris Cornell killed himself by hanging

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    The singer had posted about the show on Twitter just eight hours before his death was announced, reported BuzzFeed News. Soundgarden reunited in 2010 and embarked on the current US tour in April. Cornell helped form Temple Of The Dog in 1990 along with members of Seattle-based Pearl Jam . " Chris Cornell , a friend of mine, a friend of all of us from Soundgarden , died today and we have lost one of the most attractive voices in rock and in history".
  • Trump willing to try engagement with N. Korea "under right conditions"

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    South Korean President Moon Jae-in presides over National Security Council at the Presidential Blue House in Seoul, South Korea , May 14, 2017. Hong delivered a letter from Moon, who took office last week, to Trump. Speaking to reporters ahead of a closed-door UN Security Council meeting, U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley made it clear that Washington would only communicate with North Korea if it halted the nuclear program.