• Saudi Arabia: Houthi missile attack kills three in Jizan
Saudi Arabia: Houthi missile attack kills three in Jizan

The coalition said it would retaliate against anyone who threatens the safety of its citizens and residents. The Iran-backed Huthi rebels have ramped up missile attacks against neighbouring Saudi Arabia, which leads a military coalition that has fought the insurgents since 2015.

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  • U.S. pulls two more people out of Cuba over mysterious health concerns
U.S. pulls two more people out of Cuba over mysterious health concerns

Twenty-one U.S. diplomats in Cuba were affected last August by sonic attacks with an acoustic device, according to the State Department . It advised them "not to attempt to locate the source of any unidentified auditory sensation". Hua Chunying, spokesperson of the Ministry of Foreign Relations, recalled that from the first report on the mysteri...

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  • China’s Xi hails ‘unity’ of security bloc led with Russian Federation
China’s Xi hails ‘unity’ of security bloc led with Russian Federation

Putin said that Moscow would support full-fledged Iranian membership in the group. Russian President Vladimir Putin criticized President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw the United States from the Iran Nuclear deal in a speech Sunday.

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  • Pizza delivery guy detained by ICE seeks to block deportation
Pizza delivery guy detained by ICE seeks to block deportation

He married to Sandra Chica, 38, a naturalized American citizen, five years ago and has two young daughters aged three and four. Chica, who was born in Colombia and moved to the USA a decade ago, said she is a US citizen. "They're going to separate my daughters from him". "He is the center of our family and our main support". Villavicencio, the ...

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  • China hopes U.S. will meet it half way: MOC
China hopes U.S. will meet it half way: MOC

It hopes the United States will make joint efforts with China to maintain the stable and healthy development of economic and trade ties between both countries, said Gao. The Chinese Commerce Ministry said Thursday that the country did not want an escalation of trade tensions with the U.S., pointing to "some specific progress" that was made in the...

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  • Merkel Allies Call for Unity After Trump's G-7 'Affront'
Merkel Allies Call for Unity After Trump's G-7 'Affront'

However, Harper, a conservative, said he understands why President Donald Trump believes the USA needs better trade relationships with China and aspects of the country's trade relationship with Mexico , particularly its auto sector. Germany's Angela Merkel says nothing has changed when it comes to Russian Federation. Britain's Prime Min...

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  • Donald Trump considering pardon for boxing great Muhammad Ali
Donald Trump considering pardon for boxing great Muhammad Ali

Ali, who was known as Cassius Clay before converting to Islam, was sentenced to five years in jail and fined $10,000 for refusing to enter the USA military when he was drafted during the Vietnam War. "No, I'm not thinking about pardoning OJ", Trump said. That conviction was overturned by the Supreme Court.so, as Khalilah pointed out, "There's n...

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  • Trump Aide Larry Kudlow Calls Justin Trudeau Trade Comments A 'Betrayal'
Trump Aide Larry Kudlow Calls Justin Trudeau Trade Comments A 'Betrayal'

That was Justin Trudeau's late father, who served several terms as Canada's prime minister, starting in the late 1960s. Mr Trump's presidency has been clouded by a federal investigation into alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, and possible collusion by his campaign.

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  • The Queen has successful cataract operation
The Queen has successful cataract operation

The Queen mother underwent cataract surgery in her left eye in 1995 when she was 95. The Queen did not cancel or postpone any engagements as a result of the operation. Despite her age, the queen maintains a busy schedule of engagements around London and Britain, turning up in her colorful coats, hats and sensible shoes to open new build...

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  • Acquittal of former DRC Vice-President a 'huge blow' to victims
Acquittal of former DRC Vice-President a 'huge blow' to victims

Furthermore, in the view of the Appeals Chamber majority, there was an apparent discrepancy between the limited number of crimes within the case's scope for which Mr Bemba was held responsible and the Trial Chamber's assessment of which measures Mr Bemba should have taken.

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  • Syria: 51 civilians killed in suspected air strikes by Russian jets
Syria: 51 civilians killed in suspected air strikes by Russian jets

The Syrian Observatory for human rights (an organization based in London) reports that the death toll could rise as several injured are in critical condition. The Britain-based Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said the strike killed 44, including six children and 11 women. ISIS in 2014 proclaimed a cross-border "caliphate" in Syria and neigh...

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  • Today Is World Oceans Day-Here's What You Can Do To Help
Today Is World Oceans Day-Here's What You Can Do To Help

This year's theme for World Oceans Day capitalizes on the buzz surrounding a recent National Geographic cover which features an iceberg composed of a giant plastic bag. More disturbingly 50% of all consumer plastics are single use. So every country should celebrate this special Day and promote awareness for saving the environment of the...

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  • Trump adviser Kudlow blasts Canada's Trudeau for 'betrayal' after G-7 summit
Trump adviser Kudlow blasts Canada's Trudeau for 'betrayal' after G-7 summit

Reacting to Mr Trump's tweets , Mr Trudeau's office said: "We are focused on everything we accomplished here at the summit". This year's G7 summit had been dubbed "G6-plus-1" by many , referring to United States isolation over issues including trade and the Iran nuclear deal.

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  • United Kingdom top court: can not rule on N Ireland abortion law
United Kingdom top court: can not rule on N Ireland abortion law

Currently, a termination is only permitted if a woman's life is at risk or if there is a risk of permanent danger to her physical or mental health. The current abortion laws , the most restrictive in the United Kingdom, subject women to "inhumane and degrading treatment" and violate privacy rights in the European Union charter.

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  • Republicans Have Mixed Feelings About Today's Immigration Meeting - Cortney O'Brien
Republicans Have Mixed Feelings About Today's Immigration Meeting - Cortney O'Brien

Hart and Republican pollster Bill McInturff . Could party actors -politicians, campaign and governing professionals, activists and donors, formal party organisations, party-aligned interest groups, party-aligned media - figure out which candidates to support, and could they then transmit those preferences to voters and convince them to support ...

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  • Trump says does not endorse G7 communique, after 'weak' Trudeau comments
Trump says does not endorse G7 communique, after 'weak' Trudeau comments

Trump also slammed Trudeau for "making false statements" and accused him of being " meek and mild " in their one-on-one meeting on Friday before the Canadian leader came out swinging against the U.S. While talking tough with US allies such as Canada and the EU, Trump repeated his call for Russian Federation to be allowed back into the elite club, w...

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  • USA to release American 'enemy combatant' held in Iraq
USA to release American 'enemy combatant' held in Iraq

By Friday it was clear that what started as a court case over whether the USA government had the legal authority to detain an American man suspected of fighting for ISIS had devolved into an argument over what obligations the US has to ensure his safety upon release.

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  • Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier
Palestinian man shot dead for throwing stone at IDF soldier

Israeli soldiers killed, on Wednesday morning, a young Palestinian man, after shooting him with three live rounds from a very close range and prevented Palestinian medics from approaching him. Attacks have petered off in recent months as the Palestinian focus has shifted toward protests at the Gaza border, where Israeli troops have killed over 115 ...

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  • Trump mulls posthumously pardoning Muhammad Ali
Trump mulls posthumously pardoning Muhammad Ali

Ali's legal fight ended in 1971, however, when the Supreme Court reversed the conviction 8-0, so a presidential pardon might be superfluous. President Donald Trump worked overtime to stay at top of the news cycle this morning, announcing he might pardon Muhammad Ali , revealing details of his wife's surgery, and arguing to return Russian Feder...

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  • Copy-Trump criticizes Justin Trudeau, says US won't endorse G7 communique
Copy-Trump criticizes Justin Trudeau, says US won't endorse G7 communique

The G7 joint communique, which advocates a "rules-based trading system", was reached despite tension over U.S. tariffs on steel and aluminium imports, reported BBC . Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau took President Trump 's tweetstorm in stride-literally. In a news conference at the G7 summit in La Malbaie before leaving for Singap...

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