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President Duterte moves to withdraw Philippines from International Criminal Court

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is moving to withdraw his country from the International Criminal Court, his office announced Wednesday. The leader cited in a statement "baseless, unprecedented and outrageous attacks" against him and his administration as the reason for withdrawing from the court, which hears cases of genocide and war crimes. "Duterte

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Did Stephen Hawking Believe in God? What Physicist Said About the Creation of the Universe

  Newsweek   Professor Stephen Hawking made it his life's mission to explain the great mysteries of the universe—and perhaps no mystery is greater than how the universe came into being. Hawking died at 76 on Wednesday, after spending most of his life living with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), a condition he was diagnosed

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Breaking: Secretary of State Tillerson out amid clashes with Trump, Pompeo to take over

    Rex Tillerson is out as secretary of State, ending a tumultuous tenure as America's top diplomat that was marked by a series of public disagreements with his boss — President Donald Trump. Trump plans to appoint CIA Director Mike Pompeo to replace the former Exxon Mobil chief executive. The president picked

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Putin Says That Jews ‘With Russian Citizenship’ May be Behind U.S. Election Meddling

  Newsweek   Russian President Vladimir Putin said that Jews may be behind alleged meddling in the U.S. presidential election. In an interview broadcast late Friday, Putin was asked by NBC's Megyn Kelly whether he condoned the electoral interference by 13 Russians named in an indictment by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. “Maybe they are not

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Putin asks ‘So what if they’re Russians?’ about US election interference

AFP   President Vladimir Putin said in an interview released Friday that he "couldn't care less" if fellow Russian citizens sought to meddle in the 2016 US presidential election, insisting such efforts could not be tied to the Kremlin. "Why have you decided the Russian authorities, myself included, gave anybody permission to do

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