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President Trump's trust in Putin questionable | Letters

President Trump's trust in Putin questionable | Letters

In February, when Bill O'Reilly pointed out to Trump that Putin is "a killer", the president replied: "There are a lot of killers". When asked whether he raised the matter of Russia's interfer...

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RWC 2023: Ramaphosa returns to United Kingdom for outcome

RWC 2023: Ramaphosa returns to United Kingdom for outcome

The global body is expected to announce the host nation for the 2023 Rugby World Cup after a meeting in London at about 2.30pm tomorrow, and while South Africa was placed in the driving seat after b...

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Devastating tremors in Iran and Iraq: the death toll is growing rapidly

Devastating tremors in Iran and Iraq: the death toll is growing rapidly

In the more sparsely populated areas across the border in Iraq, 10 people died and several hundred were injured. I was informed with a deep sorrow about dozens of casualties and destructions caused ...

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Russian Federation accuses U.S. coalition of hampering its anti-IS operation in Syria

Russian Federation accuses U.S. coalition of hampering its anti-IS operation in Syria

The US Embassy in Moscow said in a statement posted on Twitter that "the US is not going to spend time on the nonsensical claims by the Russian ministry of defense accusing us of complicity with ISIS...

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Boy found in vehicle at Newport was hiding

Boy found in vehicle at Newport was hiding

Melbourne is sweltering through a brutally hot spring day, with temperatures now hovering around 34 degrees. According to the Herald Sun , the boy attends St Margaret Mary's Catholic Primary Schoo...

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A Hate Crime Law Would Improve Safety

A Hate Crime Law Would Improve Safety

Hate crimes in Wisconsin appeared to decrease for the second straight year in 2016. Of the hate crimes reported in South Dakota, six were based on a victim's race or ethnicity, five were based on ...

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South Korea wants 'new heights' for ASEAN ties amid North Korea threat

South Korea wants 'new heights' for ASEAN ties amid North Korea threat

U.S. President Donald Trump has traded insults and threats with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un as North Korea races toward its goal of developing a nuclear-tipped missile capable of reaching the Unit...

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Venezuela in selective default, says credit ratings agency

Venezuela in selective default, says credit ratings agency

S&P said it had lowered Venezuela's long-term foreign currency rating to "SD", and cut its long- and short-term foreign currency sovereign credit ratings on the Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela to "SD...

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United Nations calls on Saudi coalition to open Yemeni seaports

United Nations calls on Saudi coalition to open Yemeni seaports

Saudi Arabia and its allies tightened a longstanding blockade of Yemen's land, sea and air borders a week ago in response to a missile fired by the Iran-backed Huthis that was intercepted near Riyadh ...

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George Takei Accused of Sexual Assault of Former Model

George Takei Accused of Sexual Assault of Former Model

Brunton told THR that he met Takei in 1981 at a bar in Hollywood, and they exchanged phone numbers. "It is one of those stories you tell with a group of people when people are recounting freaky in...

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UCLA players in China shoplifting case could return to United States soon

UCLA players in China shoplifting case could return to United States soon

The president's chief of staff John Kelly has also been in contact with the players' families as well as the team's coach. The Bruins visited China to play in a game sponsored by Alibaba , an e-c...

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ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting

ASEAN Summit: PM Modi, Australia PM Turnbull hold bilateral meeting

Canada's President Justin Trudeau is still in the Philippines pushing human rights . The president spoke along the sidelines of the annual East Asia Summit of leaders from throughout the Asia-Pacifi...

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Google Doodle commemorates the 131st anniversary of the punching machine

Google Doodle commemorates the 131st anniversary of the punching machine

Artist and illustrator Gerben Steenks has drawn the famous Google logo using familiar circular disks, bringing the Doodle alive when a hole puncher gives eyes to a blue sheet of paper. The gap puncher...

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Chennai engineer dies after alleged stalker sets her, family on fire

Chennai engineer dies after alleged stalker sets her, family on fire

Sindhuja was allegedly set ablaze by 25-year-old Akash, who is in police custody now. It has reported that Ashok in love with Induja an engineering graduate working in a company for the last few mon...

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Meghan Markle & Patrick J. Adams Are Reportedly Leaving Suits After Season 7

Meghan Markle & Patrick J. Adams Are Reportedly Leaving Suits After Season 7

The show is now on a mid-season break from its seventh season and will return for the second half of the season next year. But if Adams and Markle end up leaving, original series regulars Gabriel Mach...

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Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

Trudeau airs concern on Philippine killings

His government has also been building a case with hope it can eventually obtain a seat on the United Nations Security Council. Trudeau, in a press conference at the International Media Center at the...

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SoftBank: Considering Uber but "no final agreement" yet

In the deal reached on Sunday, the reports said SoftBank will buy $1 billion in new stock valued at Uber's current valuation of $68.5 billion, but the Softbank consortium will build the majority of ...

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TV interview with Lebanon PM full of odd moments

TV interview with Lebanon PM full of odd moments

A day later, U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made clear he still recognized as Lebanon's prime minister Saad al-Hariri, who unexpectedly announced his resignation on November 4 from Riyadh. ...

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The Taliban attacked a checkpoint in Afghanistan: eight victims

The suicide vehicle reportedly hit a military convoy near Kandahar Air Field, a major U.S. base in Afghanistan , according to a provincial spokesperson in a Stars and Stripes report. Analysts said ...

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Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines president says he killed someone as teenager

Rodrigo Duterte: Philippines president says he killed someone as teenager

I was just 16 years old. "When he comes face-to-face with President Duterte, he'll be meeting a man whose policies are responsible for thousands of unlawful killings, including dozens of children an...

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Abe hails

Abe hails "fresh start" to Japan-China ties after Xi meeting

During Trump's visit to Japan last week, he agreed with Abe to ramp up maximum pressure on North Korea to compel it to end its weapons programs. On history, Taiwan and other major issues of princi...

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Duterte serenades Trump during Asia tour

Duterte serenades Trump during Asia tour

Trump, for his part, claimed that he "had a great relationship" with the Philippine president, who stands accused of having ordered hundreds of extra-judicial killings in the name of fighting a wa...

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North Korean Guards Shoot Fellow Soldier as He Defects

North Korean Guards Shoot Fellow Soldier as He Defects

The North's drills are expected to run from December to April, according to the South Korean military. The soldier, who was wounded in the elbow and shoulder, was taken to a South Korean hospital an...

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Russian Federation and Turkey to launch first Akkuyu reactor in 2023: Putin

Russian Federation and Turkey to launch first Akkuyu reactor in 2023: Putin

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin praised the Astana process for producing concrete results in Syria and creating conditions for a dialogue there. He added th...

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Hudaibiya case: Justice Khosa excuses himself from hearing

Hudaibiya case: Justice Khosa excuses himself from hearing

Justice Khosa , the senior-most judge of the Supreme Court, was heading a five-member larger bench of the apex court that gave a historic verdict on July 28 in the Panama Papers case, disqualifying Pr...

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