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Trump directly scolds NATO allies, says they owe 'massive' sums

BRUSSELS U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday intensified his accusations that NATO allies were not spending enough on defense and warned of more attacks like this week's Manchester bombing unless the alliance did more to stop militants. | Video

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Alabama executes 75-year-old inmate convicted of 1982 murder

Alabama executed on Friday a 75-year-old inmate who had spent more than three decades on death row and faced seven previous execution dates after he was convicted of killing his girlfriend's husband in 1982.

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Irritation with Moody's reflects China's sensitivity as it seeks foreign investors

BEIJING/HONG KONG China has tried to brush aside a rare cut to its credit rating by Moody's Investors Service as misinformed, but its reaction highlights its sensitivity to how it is being viewed just as it seeks more foreign capital in its equity and bond markets.

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Indonesia makes arrests as Islamic State claims Jakarta attacks

JAKARTA Indonesian police arrested three people on Friday suspected of being linked to suicide bombings in Jakarta, as the Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attacks that killed three police officers at a bus station and wounded 12 others.

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Battered oil fights back, sterling hit as May's poll lead shrinks

LONDON Battered oil prices recovered some ground on Friday as investors looked past disappointment that an OPEC meeting did not produce bigger supply cuts, while sterling slid on a poll showing the ruling Conservatives' lead shrinking, two weeks before an election.

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Philippines says foreign fighters part of Islamic State 'invasion'

MARAWI CITY/DAVAO, Philippines Indonesians and Malaysians were among foreign Jihadists battling the military after laying siege to a southern Philippine city, the government said on Friday, in a rare admission of what it said was an Islamic State "invasion". | Video

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Before the White House, Kennedy was a high-school prankster

BOSTON Years before he captained the torpedo boat PT-109, ran for office or set the United States on a path to put a man on the moon, President John F. Kennedy was a troublesome teen whose hijinks nearly got him kicked out of his prestigious boarding school.

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'Challenging' talks expected as Trump, other G7 leaders meet

TAORMINA, Italy Talks between U.S. President Donald Trump and other leaders of the world's rich nations at the G7 summit on Friday were expected to be "robust" and "challenging" after he had lambasted NATO allies and condemned German trade policies a day earlier.