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Trump angers London with knife crime comments and Paris with terrorism comments

Trump angers London with knife crime comments and Paris with terrorism comments

President Trump’s long-delayed visit to Britain to meet Prime Minister Theresa May is scheduled for July 13. Meanwhile, it was only last month he had warmly received French President Emmanuel Macron in Washington. But despite the outward appearance of warm ties with Britain and France, traditionally two of the United States’ strongest European allies, Trump managed to […]

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A look at the key players in the Lebanese elections

A look at the key players in the Lebanese elections

BEIRUT –  Lebanon is holding its first parliament elections in nine years, with more than 500 candidates vying for 128 seats. According to Lebanon’s sectarian-based power sharing system, the legislature is equally divided between Muslims and Christians. Established political parties and politicians are expected to get the lion’s share of seats, but a record number […]

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MH370 search finds two 19th century shipwrecks

MH370 search finds two 19th century shipwrecks

Researchers can’t conclusively identify the ships — one, an iron ship; the other, a wooden one — because records from the era are incomplete. But they have found a few possible candidates. Records suggest the wooden ship may have been the W. Gordon, which disappeared after leaving port in Cape Town, South Africa, in 1876 […]

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Carbon dioxide levels continue to soar

Carbon dioxide levels continue to soar

(Photo: Getty Images) Carbon dioxide — the gas scientists say is most responsible for global warming — reached its highest level in recorded history last month, at 410 parts per million. This amount is highest in at least the past 800,000 years, according to the Scripps Institute of Oceanography. Prior to the onset of the […]

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U.S. Warns China Over South China Sea Missiles

U.S. Warns China Over South China Sea Missiles

The U.S. has warned Beijing that there will be consequences over its latest militarization of the South China Sea, following reports that it had recently installed missile systems on islands in the contested waters. CNBC reported Wednesday that in the past month, China had installed anti-ship cruise missiles and surface-to-air missiles systems on three of […]

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