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The Russian leader, a former intelligence officer himself, said the Skripal scandal had been artificially exaggerated, but said he thought it would fade from the headlines at some point and that the sooner it quietened down the better. Russian servicemen drive S-400 missile air defence systems during the Victory Day parade, marking the 73rd anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, at Red Square in Moscow , Russia May 9, 2018.
  • Iran fires missiles against 'terrorist' camp in Syria

    Iran fires missiles against 'terrorist' camp in Syria

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    It said that its combat drones then targeted the sites. The report on Monday specified the missile launches came after the Ahvaz attack, which killed at least 24 people and wounded over 60 . General Hajizadeh said Iran responded with missiles to the terrorists' bullets. "Iran's attempt to tie Israel to the terrorist attack in southern Iran is ridiculous", Netanyahu said in a statement.
  • President Trump announces new trade deal with Mexico, Canada

    President Trump announces new trade deal with Mexico, Canada

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    The deal then would have to be approved by Congress. It will strengthen the middle class, and create good, well-paying jobs and new opportunities for the almost half billion people who call North America home. We are in communication with them. Trump said Iran would take over Saudi Arabia over in about two weeks if the United States didn't defend it, a comment he has made in public several times.
  • Police shooting of Apple manager in Uttar Pradesh sparks call for reform

    Police shooting of Apple manager in Uttar Pradesh sparks call for reform

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    A Special Investigation Team ( SIT ) arrived at the crime scene of Vivek Tiwari murder case along with lone witness Sana Khan on Tuesday. The woman colleague accompanying an Apple executive who was shot dead in his auto by a cop around 2am on Saturday has said the SUV travelled a further 10 metres after the shooting and hit a traffic divider.
  • So, a horse galloped into a French bar… no, really

    So, a horse galloped into a French bar… no, really

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    Security footage captured the moment that the runaway decided to make the old joke about a horse walking into a bar a reality. The incident occurred at 1o am and the bar is located about 1 km from the horse's stables near Chantilly train station.
  • Melania Trump arrives in Ghana, 1st stop on Africa tour

    Melania Trump arrives in Ghana, 1st stop on Africa tour

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    The two women traded gifts: a White House tray in a signed leather case for Akufo-Addo and a Kente cloth and artifacts for Trump. The first ladies met privately for about a half-hour at Jubilee House, Ghana's presidential palace. "She is eager to educate herself about each country - history, culture, challenges, successes". "Africa is so handsome, the most attractive part of the world, in many ways", he added.
  • Trump Helped His Parents ‘Dodge’ Taxes, Hiding Millions to Grow Richer

    Trump Helped His Parents ‘Dodge’ Taxes, Hiding Millions to Grow Richer

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    The Times report said that much of that fortune came to Trump because he helped his parents evade taxes, setting up a fake corporation with his siblings to disguise millions of dollars in gifts from their mom and dad. The U.S. Internal Revenue Service did not immediately reply to a request for comment. Tax experts told the Times its findings appear to represent "a pattern of deception and obfuscation, particularly about the value of Fred Trump's real estate, that repeatedly prevented ...
  • Ricin Detected in Mail Sent to Pentagon Facility

    Ricin Detected in Mail Sent to Pentagon Facility

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    All mail received at the Pentagon's screening facility on Monday has been "placed under quarantine and poses no threat to Pentagon personnel", officials stressed. Ted Cruz's office in Houston. CNN reports that the packages tested positive for the substance. Unintentional exposure to the substance, the government says, is virtually impossible.
  • USA visas denied to same-sex partners of diplomats

    USA visas denied to same-sex partners of diplomats

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    A State Department spokesperson told NBC News that the government's intention was " to help ensure and promote equal treatment " between straight and same-sex couples. "One Nigerian man (not a United Nations staffer) who married his same-sex partner overseas reported that both he and his family members in Nigeria received death threats as a result".
  • These three undecided Republicans will decide if Kavanaugh gets on Supreme Court

    These three undecided Republicans will decide if Kavanaugh gets on Supreme Court

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    On Friday, Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona broke with his fellow Republicans and said that although he supported moving Kavanaugh's nomination out of the committee, he called for the FBI to investigate credible allegations against Kavanaugh. While Ernst said she hasn't seen the final negotiated text of the trade agreement and was unclear on just how the deal would expand economic opportunity for farmers, she said the final deal would create an "even stronger agreement" and a modernization of the ...
  • U.S. says Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to U.S. ship

    U.S. says Chinese destroyer came dangerously close to U.S. ship

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    It was previously reported that the USS Decatur sailed within 12 nautical miles of Gaven and Johnson reefs through territory claimed by China, the Philippines, Taiwan , and Vietnam. "Our forces will continue to fly , sail and operate anywhere global law allows", he said. A Chinese Luyang-class destroyer steered within 45 yards of the Arleigh Burke-class destroyer near the Spratly Islands in a confrontational exchange that United States officials deemed "unsafe,"CNN first reported on ...
  • New NAFTA deal could have impact on regional auto industry

    New NAFTA deal could have impact on regional auto industry

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    But he noted that the agreement would need to be ratified by Congress, a step that could be affected by the outcome of the fall elections as Democrats seek to regain majorities in the House and Senate. Trump had threatened to go ahead with a revamped NAFTA - with or without Canada. The president had made that a major campaign promise during the 2016 campaign.
  • U.S. And Canada Reach Deal To Replace NAFTA

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    Trump, flanked by trade ambassador Robert Lighthizer, adviser and son-in-law Jared Kushner and a who's who of his inner circle, called the new agreement the most important trade deal the USA has ever made. Elsewhere, US farmers will get greater access to Canada's dairy market through an increased quota on foreign imports. "Those licences, since we were able to move them onto grocery shelves, have been very good for the wine industry".
  • Brett Kavanaugh’s classmate says he lied about drinking

    Brett Kavanaugh’s classmate says he lied about drinking

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    The New York Times reports that the altercation took place at a bar in New Haven , Connecticut - where Yale University resides - during Kavanaugh's junior year at the college. On Monday, NBC News reported that the Federal Bureau of Investigation planned to talk with Ludington this week. Kavanaugh's drinking habits in high school and college were a topic of debate during last week's Senate hearing, where Dr.
  • Joe Manchin mulls Kavanaugh vote while facing tough West Virginia re-election challenge

    Joe Manchin mulls Kavanaugh vote while facing tough West Virginia re-election challenge

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    Morrisey said Manchin supports amnesty for illegal illegals, and opposes the building of Trump's proposed wall between the US and Mexico to curb immigration. Trump travels first to Wheeling, West Virginia, on Saturday, where Republicans are trying to unseat Democratic Senator Joe Manchin , one of a handful of senators seen as key swing votes that will determine Kavanaugh's appointment.
  • Iraqi model and social media star fatally shot in Baghdad

    Iraqi model and social media star fatally shot in Baghdad

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    Fares traveled in the same social circles as both women. Her death seems to be part of a disturbing trend. She then moved to Europe before returning to Iraq, living in Erbil and Baghdad . " Tara Fares , a model and social media influencer was gunned down in broad daylight in #Baghdad", one said. He said Fares often received threats, "but she didn't think it was real".
  • Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunami rises to 844

    Death toll from Indonesian quake, tsunami rises to 844

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    They were told to prepare for 1,300 victims. People are "very afraid" to return to their homes because they fear aftershocks , Siregar said . Makassar is over 700 kilometres (435 miles) from Palu and Donggala. "We want these activities to have as little disruption as possible", Jasmin said. Desperation exploded into anger in Donggala, the town closest to the epicentre of the massive quake and tsunami, with residents begging Indonesia's president to help them as hungry survivors ...
  • Trump authorises expansion of Kavanaugh probe

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    Flake said over the weekend that he would vote for Kavanaugh unless the FBI finds something in its investigation. "I guess I want to say, 'Thank you, ' " Walsh said. Deborah Ramirez spoke with the investigators and gave them the names of other witnesses, the source said. Kavanaugh has also denied her accusations as well as those of two other women, while accusing Democrats of a political "hit".
  • Israel's warnings to Iran fail to get across to EU

    Israel's warnings to Iran fail to get across to EU

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    Netanyahu's latest disclosure (27 September) of intelligence information follows a similar disclosure last May when he revealed a cache of documents on Iran's nuclear program in the past. But Netanyahu said Iran's aggression is clear. Even though he opposed the Iranian nuclear deal, he had to admit it had one positive outcome. "We will continue to act against you in Syria, we will act against you in Lebanon, we will act against you in Iraq".
  • Brett Kavanaugh: White Home denies limiting Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry

    Brett Kavanaugh: White Home denies limiting Federal Bureau of Investigation inquiry

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    White House counsellor Kellyanne Conway said the investigation would be "limited in scope" and "will not be a fishing expedition". Trump called Kavanaugh's treatment unfair, days after the Federal Bureau of Investigation opened a Senate-requested probe into allegations by three women that a drunken Kavanaugh sexually abused them while they were students in the 1980s.
  • Trump says USMCA doesn’t lift steel, aluminum tariffs

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    After more than a year of negotiations, the 25-year-old North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA ) is to be replaced by a new United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA). -Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA ), replacing the NAFTA agreement that had been in place since 1994. Mexico's future foreign relations secretary said the new trade agreement between Mexico, the United States and Canada "provides certainty for financial markets, investment and job creation".
  • North and South Korea begin removing landmines along border

    North and South Korea begin removing landmines along border

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    Extremely heavy fighting took place in October 1952 in a place known as "Arrow Head Hill". President Moon Jae-in offers congratulatory remarks in a meeting with war veterans and military officials held at Cheong Wa Dae, Monday. A South Koren defence ministry spokesperson said the operation had begun on both sides, though there has been no confirmation by the North. In April, South Korea said it had stopped broadcasting propaganda via loudspeakers along the border to "ease the military ...