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‘I will arrest you’ Philippines’ Duterte tells ICC prosecutor

President Rodrigo Duterte threatened Friday to arrest the International Criminal Court’s chief prosecutor, who is probing his deadly drug war, telling her to stay away from the Philippines.

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Russia accuses Boris Johnson of ‘distorting’ OPCW findings on Skripals

Russia’s Foreign Minister on Friday accused his British counterpart of distorting the findings of the world chemical watchdog’s investigation into a spy poisoning the UK blames on Moscow.

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JPMorgan Chase reports higher profits, upbeat outlook

JPMorgan Chase reported a jump in first-quarter earnings Friday, lifted by higher interest rates and revenue growth in core businesses.

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Russian TV crew slammed for sneaking into Skripal hospital

The British hospital treating poisoned spy Sergei Skripal says a Russian TV crew that sneaked into the facility is guilty of “appalling behavior.”

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Israel says world Jewish population lower than pre-Holocaust

The number of Jews around the world is lower than before World War II, Israel’s Central Bureau of Statistics said Wednesday ahead of the Jewish State’s annual Holocaust Remembrance Day.

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Kremlin says won’t take part in Trump’s ‘Twitter diplomacy’

The Kremlin said on Wednesday it would not take part in “Twitter diplomacy”, after US President Donald Trump tweeted that “missiles will be coming” to Syria.

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Missiles, drones from Yemen ‘intercepted’ over Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia’s air defences on Wednesday “intercepted” a ballistic missile fired from rebel-held Yemen at Riyadh, a military spokesman said, adding two others were shot down in southern Saudi Arabia.

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Beached whale dies despite rescue efforts at Argentina resort

A whale that ran aground on a beach in Mar del Plata, Argentina’s biggest seaside resort, has died despite rescue efforts to get it back into the sea.

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At least 17 dead as Kenyan bus plunges into river

At least 17 people died on Tuesday after their bus plunged into a river in Kenya, local officials said.

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More than 1,000 Texas troops headed to Mexico border

Texas will send more than 1,000 National Guard troops to the US-Mexico border, in response to President Donald Trump’s call for the military deployment to the southern frontier, the state announced Tuesday.