• Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial
Woman accused of urging boyfriend to kill himself goes on trial

Mr Cataldo said Roy had once suggested the couple should be like Romeo and Juliet , but Carter said she did not want them to die. The prosecution says Ms Carter helped Roy devise the plan to take his own life, encouraged him to hide it from his parents.

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  • Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack
Police release man held in connection with Manchester attack

A total of eight people in the probe have been released without charges by the police, while 10 suspects remain in custody for questioning, the same outlet reported , APA reports quoting sputniknews. Detective Chief Superintendent Russ Jackson said: "This is potentially a significant development in the investigation". The bomb was detonated by...

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  • Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout
Turnbull wants changes to parole after shootout

Mr Ashton said Khayre had been on parole since being released from prison in November and "there was nothing wrong with his parole until yesterday". He killed one man in the lobby of an apartment building in Melbourne , and held a female escort hostage of several hours.

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  • Europe tour: PM Modi in Spain
Europe tour: PM Modi in Spain

Modi encouraged Spanish infrastructure, tourism, energy and defense companies to invest in priority sectors in India, saying "It's a great time for Spanish companies to invest in India". Moscow also rattled India recently with its decision to support the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor, a project opposed by New Delhi because it runs through the ...

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  • Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar
Trump sides with Saudis, other Arab nations against Qatar

The United Arab Emirates said Qatar needed to carry out specific confidence-building measures and change its behaviour. "They said they would take a hard line on funding extremism", Trump tweeted, "and all reference was pointing to Qatar".

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  • Islamic State claims attack at Iranian parliament
Islamic State claims attack at Iranian parliament

IS and other extremists consider Shiites to be apostates, and the video accuses Iranians of persecuting Sunnis over the centuries and into modern times. News agencies reported that a male assailant escaped the building but was captured in the vicinity while on the run. Another lawmaker said one of the assailants was surrounded by security forces ...

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  • Trump Angers Tel Aviv by Postponing Decision to Move US Embassy
Trump Angers Tel Aviv by Postponing Decision to Move US Embassy

Moving the United States embassy is "something the president supports, something he supported during the campaign, something he still supports", a senior White House official reportedly told CNN before Thursday's signing. Pro-Israel activists, Jewish and non-Jewish, have been relatively quiet about President Trump's decision to sign a waiver po...

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  • What we know about the London attackers
What we know about the London attackers

Butt had featured in a Chanel 4 documentary The Jihadis Next Door , broadcast previous year. The incident followed murderous strikes in Westminster and Manchester in March and last month respectively, and Ms Dick, whose policing career spans more than 30 years, said the flurry of attacks was "unprecedented in my working life".

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  • Clinton: Trump unleashed 'dangerous' level of hate
Clinton: Trump unleashed 'dangerous' level of hate

So I hope that we'll get enough information to be able to answer that question. So I'm now the nominee of the Democratic Party. She said she believed that Trump conspired with the Russians to interfere in the election and that his campaign "guided" the Russians to "weaponize information" against her.

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  • White House Ducks Questions Over Kushner Back-Channel Reports
White House Ducks Questions Over Kushner Back-Channel Reports

She also said the White House is not concerned about the reports Mr. Kushner discussed back-channel communications with the Russians. Last week, however, the Washington Post reported that in December past year Kushner sought to set up a secret "back channel" between Trump's team and Russian Federation.

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  • Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death
Penn State making changes to Greek system after pledge death

Beta Theta Pi fraternity house at Penn State. The plan presented by Barron drew unanimous approval from Penn State's 38-member board of trustees, who discussed the issue in executive session for five and a half hours Friday before announcing the changes during a 20-minute public meeting.

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  • Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'
Kelly defends plan for Russia back channel as a 'good thing'

Washington is waiting with bated breath for Senate testimony by former FBI director James Comey , who was sacked by Trump as he oversaw an investigation into possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow . Ivanka Trump will not be involved in the White House's internal, war room-like operation aimed at developing a rapid-resp...

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  • President Trump calls for unity against terrorism
President Trump calls for unity against terrorism

Mr Trump described the situation as a "battle between good and evil" rather than a clash between the west and Islam. "His statement that "... we are here to offer partnership based on shared interests and values..." glided over the reality that while we have mutual interests, our values differ sharply in multiple and significant ways, including r...

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  • French president Macron set to meet EU leader Tusk
French president Macron set to meet EU leader Tusk

Jean-Yves Le Drian, a Socialist Party veteran who endorsed Macron rather than his own party's candidate, Benoît Hamon, was named foreign minister on Wednesday. Le Drian says he expects France to play a crucial role in a "complex, fragile, unstable worldwide situation". The armed forces will now be led by Sylvie Goulard, the most senior woman in...

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  • White House communications director resigns
White House communications director resigns

First of all, the source for this story might want to alert the White House that Kushner hadn't discussed a backchannel with Kislyak: on Tuesday, Kellyanne Conway appeared on Fox & Friends to defend setting up a backchannel . Although the White House communications director is a much less recognizable figure than Spicer, they are usually maj...

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  • Hamas to execute 3 alleged assassins days after found guilty
Hamas to execute 3 alleged assassins days after found guilty

The end of the strike came in time for the holy month of Ramadan, which began Saturday night. Israelis insist the deal was reached not with prisoners' representative but with the Palestinian Authority and the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC).

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  • Trade tops agenda as Trump hosts Vietnamese leader
Trade tops agenda as Trump hosts Vietnamese leader

The company was not immediately available for comment. At recent workshops on Vietnam-US prospects in 2017 and the following years in Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City, a large number of US companies affirmed to increase investment in Vietnam. Vietnam also wants the USA to recognise it as a market economy. Vietnam needs access to the USA market and... ...

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  • Here's The Heartbreaking Letter A Portland Victim's Mom Wrote To Trump
Here's The Heartbreaking Letter A Portland Victim's Mom Wrote To Trump

About a dozen protesters in the hall outside the courtroom erupted into shouting while the charges were read . Just as Jeremy Christian concluded his brief appearance, yelling and screaming could be heard from the hallway as supporters of the victims confronted a supporter of the defendant.

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  • President Trump's Communication Director Mike Dubke Resigns From White House
President Trump's Communication Director Mike Dubke Resigns From White House

Dubke tendered his resignation just before Trump's "historic global trip " and offered to remain on board until a transition is concluded, Priebus said, adding that Dubke would assist in finding his replacement, and will "be a strong advocate for the President and the President's policies moving foward".

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  • Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack
Germany detains Syrian allegedly planning Berlin attack

German security officials have been warning for some time about worldwide terrorism groups as the country remains on alert. The arrest came after he allegedly "sent a goodbye message to a family member", according to a statement from the Brandenburg police.

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  • Zookeeper killed by tiger is remembered as a 'shining light'
Zookeeper killed by tiger is remembered as a 'shining light'

The tiger never escaped from the enclosure, and police said foul play was not suspected in the keeper's death. King's mother, Andrea, told the BBC that her daughter was dedicated to her job: "She wouldn't have done anything else". "We could see staff members on the other side of the fence with pieces of meat trying to get [the tiger's] attentio...

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  • Trump, Macron and election: what prompted Merkel's blunt Munich speech
Trump, Macron and election: what prompted Merkel's blunt Munich speech

Speaking in a packed beer tent in Munich on Sunday, after a Group of Seven summit in Sicily and a North Atlantic Treaty Organisation meeting in Brussels - both dominated by tensions with Trump - Merkel spoke with surprising frankness. Merkel's message in Munich was the product of rising frustration with Trump, whose first visit to Europe was d...

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  • Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports
Trump hits out at 'fake news' following Kushner reports

Schiff said he disagreed with White House National Security Adviser H.R. McMaster's suggestion that such back-channel communications might be typical and not concerning. "It's my understanding that the White House has pushed back and said [Trump] didn't do that, so I'll take him at his word", Kelly said. "If not, then there's no way he can mainta...

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  • Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament
Jeremy Corbyn rules out deal with SNP in hung parliament

But she has predicted that the Conservatives will win another majority in the election - and has said Mr Corbyn is not a credible candidate to be prime minister. There will be no alliance. "If the SNP win the election on 8 June in Scotland, and I am taking nothing for granted, ... then I think that the position of the prime minister is unsustai...

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  • PM Modi names India's longest bridge after Assamese legend Bhupen Hazarika
PM Modi names India's longest bridge after Assamese legend Bhupen Hazarika

Also, the bridge is considered to be a big deal as India sees it as an attempt to shore up the nation's defence requirements along the border (Sino-Indian) hence providing easy access to the people of Arunachal Pradesh and Assam . He left for Dhola, soon after his arrival. "Let us build new India", Modi said, addressing the public meeting. T...

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  • Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'
Trump holds off climate change pact, will make decision 'next week'

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said the G7 talks on climate had been "extremely problematic." Trump told leaders at the G7 group of nations in Italy on Saturday that he would make his decision over whether the USA continues to back the climate landmark agreement within the next week.

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  • No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again
No surprise: It's Cavs-Warriors in the NBA Finals, again

For the first time in National Basketball Association playoff history, the same two teams will meet in the Finals for the third consecutive year. Among the new variables for Golden State is the absence of Harrison Barnes, who Cleveland didn't guard in the final three games of the Finals previous year and were rewarded for it as Barnes went ...

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  • Did Trump really favor Macron in France?
Did Trump really favor Macron in France?

But once on foreign soil, Trump has lost his own game twice in a week, during his first overseas as president. Later, Macron took to Twitter to share his experience about meeting Trump. Trump has often been compared to Le Pen as both have taken a strict stand on immigration and even condemned North Atlantic Treaty Organisation alliance, a rep...

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  • Trump's son-in-law opened links with Russian Federation after polls
Trump's son-in-law opened links with Russian Federation after polls

According to the person familiar with the Kushner meeting, the Trump team eventually felt there was no need for a back channel once Rex Tillerson was confirmed as secretary of state on February 1. National Security Adviser HR McMaster said backchannel communications between different governments was normal. National Security Advisor HR McMaster r...

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  • Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await
Trump calls first trip abroad 'home run' as challenges await

It's the final day of the president's nine-day trip. From left, President of the European Council Donald Tusk gesticulates as he talks with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, French newly elected President Emmanuel Macron, partially hidden, British PM Theresa May, and US President Donal Trump prior to the start of the leaders of the G7 countries su...

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  • Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord
Trump delays decision on Paris climate accord

The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the matter before the formal announcement. German Chancellor Angela Merkel was more downbeat, calling the G-7 climate talks "very hard, if not to say, very unsatisfactory". Meanwhile, the search for a new Federal Bureau of Investigation director continues. Details of exactly how this "outsid...

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  • British Airways says computer outage causing global delays
British Airways says computer outage causing global delays

Passengers should check their flight status , but British Airways says in an announcement on its website that most of its long-haul flights scheduled to land in London on Sunday are expected to arrive as normal. Airlines also have to provide food and drink if their passengers are delayed by more than two hours under the regulations. The IT failu...

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  • Tory lead cut as election nears
Tory lead cut as election nears

After a four-day truce, election campaigning in Britain resumed on Friday with a war of words over terrorism and defense. A Labour government would focus on strengthening national security, and would only deploy troops overseas if there was a clear need and a plan, adequate resources and a focus on delivering an outcome that delivered lasting p...

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  • Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani
Iran will continue missile programme, says Rouhani

Michael Flynn, Trump's national security advisor at the time, said the United States was "officially putting Iran on notice ". Rouhani also criticized Saudi Arabia after it just hosted President Donald Trump's first foreign trip, saying that the kingdom "has never seen a ballot box" while Iran just hosted a successful presidential ele...

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  • Portugal's Salvador Sobral talks to press after winning Eurovision
Portugal's Salvador Sobral talks to press after winning Eurovision

The Brussels-born teenager delivered a solid effort in the final, and although she placed eighth in the professional jury vote, the TV audience boosted her numbers to finish fourth - equalling Belgium's placing in 2015. Eurovision has a major following, and it has helped to boost the careers of many performers - including Sweden's ABBA which won i...

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