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Tom Cruise confirms ✈Top Gun 2 🎉

Appearing on an Australian show just now, Tom Cruise revealed that Top Gun 2 is on🎉

We can't wait!

Asked whether he could speak about rumours the second installment of the action drama, which came out 31 years ago in 1986, was happening, Tom replied: "It's true."

"Yes, it's true …

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Britain terror level at critical, troops deployed on streets

British PM Theresa May has announced the terror threat level in the UK is being raised to "critical" and soldiers will now be deployed on the streets to protect key sites.

It is the first time in 10 years the feared threat of a terror attack has reached its highest …

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Update: World leaders react to Manchester bombing

World leaders have reacted strongly to the terrorist attack in Manchester yesterday.

Trump, 🇺🇸: So many young and beautiful and innocent people living and enjoying their lives murdered by evil losers in life. I won’t call them monsters because they would like that term, they would think that’s a …

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North Korea ‘flatly rejects’ UN vow to tighten sanctions

North Korea on Tuesday "flatly rejected" a United Nations statement vowing to punish its latest banned missile test with tighter sanctions.

In a unanimous statement backed by Pyongyang's ally China, the UN Security Council on Monday strongly condemned Sunday's test-firing of the medium-range Pukguksong-2, instructing the UN sanctions committee to …

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Park Geun-hye: S Korea trial of impeached president begins

South Korea's former President Park Geun-hye has pleaded not guilty at her trial for corruption, the latest stage in her dramatic fall from grace. Ms Park is accused of colluding with her friend, Choi Soon-sil, to extort money from some of South Korea's biggest companies, including Samsung, in return for …

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US, Japanese firms collaborating on new missile defence radars: Sources

Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp are working with Japanese partners on rival projects to develop new radars that will enhance Japan’s shield against any North Korean missile strike, government and defence industry sources in Tokyo told Reuters. As nuclear-armed Pyongyang builds ever more advanced missiles with the ability …

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New Venezuela clashes after man set ablaze

Doctors rallied in Venezuela in the latest street protests against President Nicolas Maduro as the death toll climbed to 49 with the deepening unrest entering its eighth week.

New clashes broke out between protesters and police on the outskirts of Caracas, where demonstrators blocked streets with barricades. After marches by …

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Nato hit by Turkish veto on Austria partnership

Turkey is vetoing Nato's co-operation with Austria, blocking the alliance's partnership activities with 41 countries, the BBC understands. Turkey is in Nato, providing the most military muscle after the US, while Austria is not. But Austria co-operates closely with Nato, and has more than 400 troops serving in Kosovo.

Austria …

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Jakarta's ex governor Ahok drops blasphemy appeal

The former Christian governor of Indonesia's capital, Jakarta, has withdrawn an appeal against a two-year jail sentence for insulting Islam, according to his family and lawyers.

Ahok wrote in a letter to his supporters: "I know this is not easy for you to accept this reality, let alone me, but …

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Syria: Suicide car bombs hit Homs city, killing 4

A car bomb blast in Syria's Homs city has killed at least four people and wounded 16, according to a monitoring group, which also reported a separate explosion in a suburb of the capital, Damascus.

The blast in Homs took place on Tuesday morning in al-Zahra neighbourhood, a goverment-held area …

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10 Afghan soldiers killed in Kandahar army base attack

At least 10 Afghan soldiers have been killed in an attack on an army base in the southern province of Kandahar, according to defence officials. The assault at Camp Achakzai in Shawali Kowt late on Monday came just a day after 20 Afghan policemen were killed when Taliban fighters stormed …

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Sir Roger Moore, James Bond🔫 Actor, Dies Aged 89💐

Roger Moore played the role of the iconic spy in seven Bond films including Live and Let Die and the Spy Who Loved Me.

Sir Roger's family took to Twitter to announce the news of the actor's death following "a short but brave battle with cancer".

The message from his …

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Update: 🏴IS Claims Responsibility for Manchester🇬🇧 Concert Blast💥

Islamic State has announced that it carried out the attack during the Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, UK. However, some experts discounted this, noting there was no evidence of direct involvement and that details of the IS claim - in two contradictory postings - contrasted with the British police account.

Police announced …

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⚠Update: Isis Claim Responsibility for Manchester Arena🏟 Attack💣

Isis has claimed responsibility for the Manchester Arena attack, hailing the bomber as a "soldier of the caliphate".

The terrorist group released a statement in Arabic through its central media body praising the atrocity, claiming more than 100 people were killed or wounded.

A suicide bomber killed 22 people and …

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⚠Update: Manchester Terror Attack💣 - 23-Year-Old Man Arrested⛓

A 23-year-old has been arrested in connection with the terror attack that struck Manchester Arena late Monday night, the Greater Manchester Police have confirmed. The BBC reports that the man was arrested in Chorlton near Morrisons store by armed police.

The arrest comes barely 12 hours after 22 people, including …

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