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Manchester attack: British Home Secretary slams U.S. for leaking info about Salman Abedi

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Manchester attack: British Home Secretary slams U.S. for leaking info about Salman Abedi

British Home Secretary Amber Rudd has slammed U.S. intelligence officials for prematurely leaking information about alleged Manchester Arena attacker Salman Abedi to the press. Story continues below American news outlets were the first to suggest that the explosion at the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester was a suicide bombing, with TV networks CBS and NBC…

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Overturned tanker truck unleashes ‘ocean of fire’ outside California restaurant

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Overturned tanker truck unleashes ‘ocean of fire’ outside California restaurant

Dramatic cellphone video out of California shows the moment after a tanker truck overturned outside a restaurant, releasing a rolling torrent of fire and smoke.According to the California Highway Patrol (CHP), the accident occurred around 10:00 a.m. local time Tuesday just off Highway 99 in Atwater, Calif.Police say the tanker truck was getting off the…

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Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

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Taiwan court rules in favour of same-sex marriage, first in Asia

Taiwan’s constitutional court has ruled that same-sex couples have the right to legally marry, the first such ruling in Asia, sparking celebration by activists who have been campaigning for the right for years. Story continues below The court, known as the Judicial Yuan, said current marriage laws were “in violation of both the people’s freedom…

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Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

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Dem wants to know if Trump pressed intel chiefs

The congressman has been one of the most vocal legislators pioneering for the president’s impeachment following the firing of the former FBI Director James Comey who was investigating the possible ties between trumps’ campaign and Russian Federation. Comey refused. When Comey testified March 20 that the Federal Bureau of Investigation was looking into potential cooperation…

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Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

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Delay in court case deepens health insurance uncertainty

It’s not a big deal at all that the House passed a bill to repeal Obamacare and gut Medicaid and kick at least 24 million people off of health insurance without finding out what it might do to the budget or the economy. Don’t bet on it. The media celebrated it as the progressive answer…

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Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

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Trump budget keeps pledges: Cuts for poor, more for military

The budget would also end housing fix grants for very low-income people in non-metro areas, saving $30 million from 2016 levels, and would end a program that provides loans for rural housing revitalization, saving another $20 million.Advertisement Deep cuts proposed by President Donald Trump to federal Medicaid and research spending in his $4.1 trillion budget…

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ISIS claims responsibility for Ariana Grande concert bombing

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ISIS claims responsibility for Ariana Grande concert bombing

All members of the Concert Promoters Association will continue to work with venues, Police, stewarding companies and the relevant authorities and it is our understanding that outside of the Manchester Arena and the Ariana Grande tour, all other planned concerts and events will go ahead, as advertised, unless ticketholders are directly advised to the contrary.Advertisement…

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Iran’s president criticizes US after Trump’s sharp words

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Iran’s president criticizes US after Trump’s sharp words

How does Trump’s rhetoric match the reality of the administration’s policy? And Iranian decision-makers are well aware of this.Advertisement For a President whose first months in office have been marked by a frenzied pace but little policy direction, Trump’s move to realign traditional USA allies in a united front against Iran amounts to one of…

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Salman Abedi: Profile of the Manchester murderer

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On Monday night, an explosion rocked the foyer of the Manchester Arena moments after the end of the concert of U.S. singer Ariana Grande, leaving 22 people dead and over 120 wounded.”It is a possibility that we can not ignore, that there is a wider group of individuals linked to this attack”, May said in…

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‘We can use peace’: Trump and Pope Francis meet

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‘We can use peace’: Trump and Pope Francis meet

VATICAN CITY – President Donald Trump and Pope Francis, two leaders with contrasting styles and differing worldviews, met at the Vatican on Wednesday, setting aside their previous clashes to broadcast a tone of peace for an audience around the globe. Story continues below Trump, midway through a grueling nine-day, maiden international journey, called upon the…

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