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US House Speaker Paul Ryan ‘can’t back Trump’


Image copyrightGetty Images-Image captionSpeaker of the House Paul Ryan is ‘not ready’ to support his party’s presumptive nominee US House Speaker Paul Ryan has said he cannot currently support Donald Trump as Republican presidential nominee. “I’m just not ready to do that at this point. I’m not there right now,” …

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Canada wildfire evacuees airlift starts


Image copyrightAP-Image captionThose stranded north of Fort McMurray have begun arriving in Edmonton and Calgary Canadian officials are airlifting some 8,000 people who fled north of Fort McMurray – the city which has been devastated by a massive wildfire. They also hope that the only motorway to the south will …

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China deploys folk singer to disputed Spratly Islands


Image copyrightCCTV-Image captionImages of the performance revealed details of the islands Her career has taken her round the world but popular Chinese folk singer Song Zuying’s latest tour has taken her to new destinations – very new. The military chanteuse entertained workers on Fiery Cross Reef in the Spratlys in …

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Migrant crisis: Merkel and EU officials visit Turkey to promote deal


German Chancellor Angela Merkel and top EU officials are due to visit the Turkish-Syrian border to promote a controversial month-old migrant deal. The visit comes amid questions over the legality of the EU-Turkey pact, which deports back to Turkey migrants who do not qualify for asylum in Greece. Human rights …

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