The White House said President Trump, in a phone call with renegade Libyan militia leader Khalifa Hifter, praised Hifter for fighting terrorism and protecting the country’s oil, comments that were far afield from the administration’s official stance on Libya.
Polls predict Volodymyr Zelensky, who plays the role of the country’s president on a popular TV show, will beat incumbent Petro Poroshenko in Sunday’s runoff.
Fed up with what they called a failure to control the security situation, lawmakers had said they planned to submit a no-confidence motion against their government — and the entire government promptly resigned.
The UAE and Turkey have sparred from opposite sides of a bitter feud in the Persian Gulf. 
Moises Ventura and Glendia Maria Xum Jos participate in a class in which they give free haircuts. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Post)
Moises Ventura and Glendia Maria Xum Jos participate in a class in which they give free haircuts. (Carolyn Van Houten/The Post)
Teachers at the Stay Here Center — a quiet experiment to deter migration — say their students leave all the time, abruptly setting off for the United States. But the school serves as a flicker of hope in a village where migration has been seen as the only way out of grinding poverty.
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Tensions are rising between the Islamic State’s female loyalists and others who fled the battlefront of the group’s self-declared caliphate.

The Trump ally told the special counsel a different story than what he said in sworn testimony on Capitol Hill, officials believe.

Federal agents are also said to have searched the apartment of the raid’s mastermind.


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Police opened a murder investigation into a shooting they called “a terrorist act.”

“Still in charge of the team,” the secretary of state said of himself after Pyongyang demanded he step aside in denuclearization talks.

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Organizers called off the talks amid disputes over the size and composition of the Afghan government’s delegation.

The report “still does not present any conclusive evidence of alleged interference” by Russia in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a Kremlin spokesman said.

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The Russian leader dismissed the special counsel inquiry as “complete nonsense” and has appeared to relish the turmoil in the United States.

They were climbing a route that park officials described as “remote and an exceptionally difficult objective, with mixed rock and ice routes requiring advanced alpine mountaineering skills.”

During his tenure, Gérard Araud became known as the diplomatic dean of social media.

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