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US Supreme Court reinstates most of Trump travel ban

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The Supreme Court is letting a limited version of President Donald Trump's ban on travel from six mostly Muslim countries take effect, a victory for Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency.

Scores killed in Pakistan oil tanker fire

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An overturned oil tanker burst into flames in Pakistan on Sunday, killing 148 people who had rushed to the scene of the highway accident to gather leaking fuel, an official said.

Terror Plot in Mecca Targeted Grand Mosque

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Authorities in Saudi Arabia said they averted a plot targeting the Grand Mosque in Mecca during the final hours of Ramadan.

London's Grenfell fire tragedy raises fears over other buildings

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Some 600 buildings in England could have been fitted with flammable external panels like the ones believed to have contributed to a fire that killed at least 79 people in a London tower block, Prime Minister Theresa May’s Downing Street office said.

Over 100 people feared buried in China landslide

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At least fifteen people were found dead and over 100 remained missing hours after a massive landslide buried a mountain village in southwest China on Saturday as rescuers frantically scoured through rocks for survivors.

London fire PA. At least 12 are dead as blaze rips through west London tower block. Photo - Business Insider

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A blazing fire engulfed a 24-storey block of flats in central London on Wednesday, killing 12 people, injuring at least 70 more and trapping some residents asleep inside the towering inferno.

Suspected GOP baseball practice shooter identified as 66-year-old James T. Hodgkinson

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A gunman opened fire on Wednesday on Republican U.S. lawmakers who were practicing near Washington for a charity baseball game, wounding senior Republican leader Steve Scalise and several others before being taken into custody, police and witnesses said.

UK PM May fails to gain majority as Brexit divorce talks with EU loom.

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Britain's voters have delivered a stunning blow to Prime Minister Theresa May, wiping out her parliamentary majority and prompting calls for her to resign.

Former FBI Director James Comey is sworn in prior to testifying before a Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on Russia's alleged interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 8, 2017. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst

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James Comey said on Thursday he was disturbed by President Donald Trump's bid to get him to drop a probe into the former national security adviser, but the former FBI director would not say whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice.

Islamic State Claims Deadly Attacks on Iran Parliament, Tomb

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The Islamic State group claimed a pair of attacks Wednesday on Iran's parliament and the shrine of Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, which have killed two security guards and wounded more than 30 people, with the siege at the legislature still underway.

Terrorists: Khuram Shazad Butt (L), Rachid Redouane (M) and Youssef Zaghba (R) have been named by police Met Police.

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Neighbors of one of the perpetrators of the London Bridge terror attack have described reporting him to authorities on at least two occasions after, they say, he attempted to convert their children to radical Islam in a local park.

Khuram Butt (left) was known to police and the security service. Photo: BBC

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Two of the three men who carried out Saturday night's terror attack in London have been named by police.

Arab nations cut ties with Qatar in new Mideast crisis

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Saudi Arabia and other Arab powers severed diplomatic ties Monday with Qatar and moved to isolate the energy-rich nation that is home to a major U.S. military base, accusing it of supporting terrorist groups and backing Iran.

Security forces stand next to a crater created by massive explosion in front of the German Embassy in Kabul, Afghanistan, May 31, 2017.

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A massive truck bomb exploded Wednesday morning in the diplomatic section of Afghanistan's capital, killing at least 90 people and wounding more than 300 others.

Manchester terror attack suspect identified as Salman Abedi

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British authorities on Tuesday identified the suicide bomber who launched a deadly attack at a Manchester Ariana Grande concert, hours after the Islamic State terror group claimed responsibility for the blast.

People sit by the side of the road next to a police cordon outside the Manchester Arena, where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing, in Manchester, northern England, Britain, May 23, 2017. REUTERS

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At least 19 people were killed in a blast at a concert in the English city of Manchester on Monday where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing and two U.S. officials said a suicide bomber was suspected in the explosion.

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un inspects the defence detachment on Jangjae Islet and the Hero Defence Detachment on Mu Islet located in the southernmost part of the waters off the southwest front, in this undated photo released by North Korea's Korean Central News Agency... REUTERS

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North Korea said on Monday it had successfully conducted a newly developed mid-to-long range missile test on Sunday, supervised by leader Kim Jong Un and aimed at verifying the capability to carry a "large scale heavy nuclear warhead."

French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte Trogneux, wave to former President Francois Hollande as he leaves after the handover ceremony at the Elysee Palace in Paris, May 14, 2017.

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France has inaugurated new president, Emmanuel Macron, a 39-year-old independent centrist who was elected May 7.

Then French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron of the “En March !” mouvement speaking during a campaign rally in Paris.

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Emmanuel Macron was elected president of France on Sunday with a business-friendly vision of European integration, defeating Marine Le Pen, a far-right nationalist who threatened to take France out of the European Union, early projections showed.

French candidate Macron claims massive hack as emails leaked

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Leading French presidential candidate Emmanuel Macron's campaign said on Friday it had been the target of a "massive" computer hack that dumped its campaign emails online 1-1/2 days before voters choose between the centrist and his far-right rival, Marine Le Pen.

FILE - Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte gestures while addressing army troops during the 120th anniversary celebration of the Philippine Army, April 4, 2017 at Fort Bonifacio.

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The White House on Sunday defended President Donald Trump's invitation to his Philippine counterpart to visit Washington, saying the need to fortify an Asian alliance against North Korea's growing military threat outweighed concerns about President Rodrigo Duterte's deadly domestic crackdown on drug trafficking.

Afghan anger mounts as death toll from army base attack soars

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More than 100 soldiers were killed or wounded in Friday’s Taliban attack on an Afghan army base, officials revealed Saturday, sparking outrage over the official failure to reveal the extent of Afghanistan's deteriorating security situation.

Paris: French police officer killed in terrorist shooting on Champs Elysées

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The gunman who killed one policeman Thursday night on Paris’s Champs Élysées before he was shot dead was known to police and had been arrested in February on suspicion of planning to kill officers, before being released due to lack of evidence.

File: A submarine-launched ballistic missile is displayed in Kim Il Sung Square during a military parade, April 15, 2017, in Pyongyang, North Korea to celebrate the 105th birth anniversary of Kim Il Sung.

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A fresh North Korean missile test failed when it exploded after launch Sunday, the US military said, a day after Pyongyang defiantly showcased its ballistic arsenal at a giant military parade.

A photograph of the suspect being hunted by police after the horrific attack. Photo: News wires

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Police on Saturday said they had arrested a man from Uzbekistan suspected of plowing a truck into a department store in the Swedish capital, killing four people and injuring 15.

Trump says he ordered military strikes against Assad airbase in Syria

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U.S President Donald Trump said on Thursday he ordered a targeted military strike against an airfield in Syria from which a deadly chemical attack was launched this week.

Eleven people were killed and dozens more injured as an explosion rocked the Saint Petersburg metro Monday, with the Kremlin saying it bore "all the hallmarks of an attack."

Colombia's President Juan Manuel Santos visits a flooded area after heavy rains caused several rivers to overflow, pushing sediment and rocks into buildings and roads in Mocoa, April 1, 2017.

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A massive wall of water from three overflowing rivers in southwestern Colombia swept through the town of Mocoa overnight Friday as residents slept, destroying homes and infrastructure and killing nearly 200 people.

Paraguay congress set on fire as election protests turn deadly

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Demonstrators in Paraguay have set fire to the country's parliament during violent protests against a bill that would lift presidential term limits.
One activist was killed by a blow to the head which the opposition blamed on a rubber bullet fired by police.

FILE - In this May, 16, 2014 file photo, a Pakistani border guard stands alert as an excavator digs a trench along Pakistan Afghanistan border at Chaman post in Pakistan.

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Pakistan says it has started fencing off its long border with Afghanistan and areas vulnerable to cross-border militant attacks are being given priority.

This composite photo includes a handout picture taken for an identity document and released by the British Metropolitan Police Service in London on March 24, 2017 shows Khalid Masood, the 52-year-old Briton behind the March 22 terror attack at Westminster.

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So much is known now about the 52-year-old man who killed four people Wednesday and injured dozens of others on Westminster Bridge and in London's Parliament Square.

Troubled EU celebrates 60th anniversary in Rome despite bitter Brexit divorce

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Europeans must contain their squabbling and carping about the EU if the union is to survive, leaders warned on Saturday as they marked the 60th anniversary of its founding in Rome by signing a formal declaration of unity.

UK police identify Westminster attack suspect as 52-year-old Briton

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British police named the man who killed three people near parliament before being shot dead as Khalid Masood, saying he had a string of criminal convictions but none for terrorism-related offences.

An investigator with a bomb retrieval robot device approaches a car which had entered the main pedestrianised shopping street in the city at high speed, in Antwerp, Belgium, 23 March 2017. @Franklyanouk /Twitter Handout via REUTERS

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A man drove a car at high speed into a pedestrianized street in Antwerp on Thursday, forcing people to jump out of its path, a day after an assailant rammed a vehicle into crowds in central London, police said.

Britain's Parliament was locked down Wednesday after a "terrorist incident" confirmed "a number of casualties including police officers."

US 'to ban electronic devices on Middle East flights'

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The United States is poised to ban large electronic devices such as laptops or cameras on board flights from up to a dozen Middle East nations, according to two airlines from the region and media reports.

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