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Exclusive: U.S. warships sail near South China Sea islands claimed by Beijing

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. Navy warships sailed near South China Sea islands claimed by China on Sunday, two U.S. officials told Reuters, in a move likely to anger Beijing as President Donald Trump seeks its continued cooperation on North Korea.

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Trump Receives Freed American, Wife From Venezuela

US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Joshua Holt, who had been detained in Venezuela for two years, in the Oval Office at the White House in Washington, DC, on May 26, 2018.NICHOLAS KAMM / AFP   An American and his wife held nearly two years in a Venezuelan jail received a hero’s welcome at […]

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Bahrain sees ‘no glimmer of hope’ for ending Qatar crisis soon

RIYADH (Reuters) – Bahrain sees no resolution in sight to a diplomatic row between Qatar and its neighbors, which cut diplomatic and trade ties with the tiny Gulf Arab state nearly a year ago.

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Mexico detains wife of drug baron blamed for U.S. heroin scourge

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) – Mexico has arrested the wife of Nemesio Oseguera, one of the country’s most wanted drug lords, officials said on Sunday.

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All Set For Channels Kids Cup Final

The boys from Osun and X-Planter exchange pleasantries before their semi-final match at the Channels International Kids Cup on May 25, 2018.   All is set for the final lap of the Channels Kids Cup 2018. The competition will take place today (Sunday), at the Campus Sqaure, Lagos. Of the 16 primary schools that started […]

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Former Japanese PM Nakasone turns 100, urges constitutional revision

TOKYO (Reuters) – Former Japanese prime minister Yasuhiro Nakasone, a World War Two naval officer and one of Japan’s longest-serving premiers, marked his 100th birthday on Sunday with a call to revise the nation’s post-war, pacifist constitution.

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South Korea says North Korea committed to ‘complete’ denuclearization, summit with Trump

SEOUL (Reuters) – North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reaffirmed his commitment to “complete” denuclearization of the Korean peninsula and to a planned meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, South Korean President Moon Jae-in said on Sunday.

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Colombians vote for new president with peace deal, economy at stake

BOGOTA (Reuters) – Colombians vote on Sunday in a deeply divisive presidential ballot that has stirred fears the winner could upset a fragile peace accord with Marxist FARC rebels or derail the nation’s business-friendly economic model.

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Real Madrid Defeat Liverpool To Win Third Straight Champions League Title

Players of Real Madrid celebrate after winning the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine on May 26, 2018.Sergei SUPINSKY / AFP   Real Madrid have swept away a Liverpool side hit by injury to star man Mohammed Salah to win a third straight […]

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Zidane Becomes First Coach To Win Three Straight Champions League Titles

Real Madrid’s French coach Zinedine Zidane (R) celebrates with Real Madrid’s Croatian midfielder Luka Modric (L) after winning the UEFA Champions League final football match between Liverpool and Real Madrid at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, on May 26, 2018. FRANCK FIFE / AFP   Zinedine Zidane has become the first coach to win three […]