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UN envoy plans new round of Syria talks in July

UN envoy plans new round of Syria talks in July

Russia , Turkey and Iran , who back opposing sides in Syria's brutal civil war, have brokered several rounds of peace talks in Astana this year, bringing together the Syrian government and rebe...

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New polling shows Trump's support slipping among Republicans

New polling shows Trump's support slipping among Republicans

Trump's approval rating has declined over the last few months in the CBS News poll . An average of the major national polls compiled by Real Clear Politics put Obama's approval rating on June 16,...

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Why BJP Parliamentary Board meet is so important? Your answer here

Why BJP Parliamentary Board meet is so important? Your answer here

The three-member ministerial team formed to build consensus - comprising Rajnath Singh , Arun Jaitley and Venkaiah Naidu - has already reached out to the opposition. The party has prepared four s...

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Israel did not comply with UN call to stop settlements

The West Bank-based Palestinian Authority (PA) had blamed Hamas's failure to reimburse it for electricity for the reduction in power supplies. Longtime Palestinian affairs correspondent Avi Issa...

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Colin Kaepernick compares police to 'runaway slave patrol' after controversial court verdict

Colin Kaepernick compares police to 'runaway slave patrol' after controversial court verdict

He says he shot in self-defense. Castile was shot five times just seconds after he informed the officer he was carrying a gun. The video shows Yanez following Castile's auto, then pulling it over....

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Gurgaon woman abducted, gangraped in a moving auto

Gurgaon woman abducted, gangraped in a moving auto

The incident added to a grim litany of sexual attacks on women in the National Capital Region, including Gurugram that has seen a spate of such crimes this year. After the primary information, the wom...

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Cumbrian warned to brace itself for torrential rain, lightning and even hail

Cumbrian warned to brace itself for torrential rain, lightning and even hail

The bouts of rain are expected to be heavy and thundery. The Met Office says more extensive thunderstorms may then break out over a larger part of England and Wales from late Wednesday afternoon and...

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What to expect from Jared Kushner's visits to Israel and Ramallah?

The official said the talks will "continue conversations" begun by Trump during his May visit to the Middle East, and will concentrate on "priorities and next steps" in the peace process . According ...

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Special counsel investigating business dealings of Jared Kushner

The paper previously reported that Kushner's December meeting with Sergey Gorkov , the chairman of the Russian government controlled Vnesheconombank (VEB) and an associate of President Vladimir Put...

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Jean-Claude Juncker says Helmut Kohl must have an 'EU state funeral'

Jean-Claude Juncker says Helmut Kohl must have an 'EU state funeral'

Known as the "Chancellor of Unity", Chancellor Kohl led West Germany through reunification and became the first chancellor of a unified Germany. His first wife, Hannelore Kohl, who had contracted a se...

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Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

Iran warns missile attack on IS in Syria can be repeated

The news agency reported that missiles targeted the "headquarters and gathering centers of Takfiri terrorists supporting and building auto bombs". The Revolutionary Guards said it fired a total ...

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Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

Friend says Trump is considering 'terminating' Mueller

After President Donald Trump's friend, Chris Ruddy, said Monday night that Trump is considering firing Mueller, Rosenstein said in a Senate appropriations subcommittee hearing that Mueller can "only...

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France's Macron Wins Strong Parliamentary Majority: Estimates

Polls suggested that his party could even win up to 80 percent, more than 400 seats, in the lower house of Parliament. But it gives the 39-year-old president one of France's biggest post-war majorit...

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Vehicle hits multiple pedestrians in north London

British police have sealed off the road outside Finsbury Park tube station in north-east London, after reports a van has driven into people in the area. Transportation officials said roads in the area...

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Kidambi Srikanth enters Indonesia Open final, to face Kazumasa Sakai of Japan

Kidambi Srikanth enters Indonesia Open final, to face Kazumasa Sakai of Japan

The Singapore Open runner-up needed one hour 12 minutes and three match points to close out a thrilling 21-15, 14-21, 24-22 victory over the Korean second seed. Srikanth had a 2-4 head-to-head record ...

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FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

FIFA Confederations Cup kicks off in Russian Federation

The sporting halfway house that is the Confederations Cup begins this weekend, prompting the same question for football fans around the world. The 2017 Confederations Cup is due to begin tomorro...

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Oil remains below $45 amid growing concern over U.S. supply glut

USA inventories fell less than forecast last week, keeping supplies more than 100 million barrels above the five-year average, according to data from the Energy Information Administration on Wednesday...

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U.S. mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

U.S. mayors and governors defy Trump, will stick to Paris agreement anyway

Massachusetts Republican Gov Charlie Baker said yesterday he chose to partner with other states to combat climate change after speaking with Vermont Republican Gov. Since Trump's announcement, many ...

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Trump lashes out at 'phony story'

The decision came after leaders of the Senate panel met with special counsel Robert Mueller . As Attorney General, Jeff Sessions' job in the Trump administration is to protect Donald Trump , but w...

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Congressman ScaliseHospital officials said Wednesday evening that Rep. Steve Scalise , R-Louisiana, was still in critical condition after being shot. The Bernie Sanders supporter told his wife he...

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Key takeaways from Attorney General Sessions' testimony

The first story we heard about why Donald Trump fired James Comey as FBI director was that he'd done so on the recommendation of Attorney General Jeff Sessions and his deputy, Rod Rosenstein, ...

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Afghanistan: 700 pro-Daesh militants killed in 3 months

Afghanistan: 700 pro-Daesh militants killed in 3 months

IS released an audio recording saying its signature black flag is flying over the hulking mountain range. Taliban fighters who had previously controlled the extensive cave and tunnel complex fled ov...

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Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

Student freed by North Korea has severe neurological injury

His family was told that his condition was the result of botulism, a rare bacterial infection, and taking a sleeping pill. The 22-year-old University of Virginia student was medically evacuated ...

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May for Butte County jobs

May for Butte County jobs

The number of unemployed people in SC has dropped to fewer than 100,000. Iowa's unemployment rate one year ago was 3.8 percent. Grand Island's rate was 2.9 percent, down from 3.5 percent in April. T...

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Stielike sacked after latest Korea defeat

Stielike sacked after latest Korea defeat

The announcement was made just a day after Stielike and the South Korean squad returned home from Doha, where they fell to Qatar 3-2 in the final Asian qualifying round for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Ul...

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Erdoğan to discuss Qatar crisis with US President Trump

Qatar denies the accusations. In a move that came as a surprise to many, Gulf states expelled Qatari nationals from their territory, giving them two weeks to leave, and banned Qatar's national airli...

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Trump Slams Russia Probe: Why Isn't Hillary Being Investigated?

Trump asked why Clinton is not the subject of a Russian Federation investigation while he is. The FBI is also conducting a parallel probe, which reportedly includes special counsel Robert Mueller...

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Gen. Mattis Admits Afghanistan Truth: After 15 Years, No End In Sight

Gen. Mattis Admits Afghanistan Truth: After 15 Years, No End In Sight

Mattis promised a new approach by July, but the real question is that after the 2009 surge of 100,000 USA troops , what kind of victory might be achieved by yet another surge , this time of perhaps ...

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Texas Tribune reporter discusses aftermath of Virginia shooting

Texas Tribune reporter discusses aftermath of Virginia shooting

Also at Wednesday's practice were fellow Texas Reps. Williams' legislative correspondent Zack Barth who is a 2015 graduate of the University of Texas at Austin was shot in the leg at the basebal...

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Iranian Supreme Leader accuses U.S. of forming ISIS

Iranian Supreme Leader accuses U.S. of forming ISIS

The top Iranian diplomat also exchanged views on the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA) with the High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy Federica Mogh...

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Leahy angry Sessions canceled on appropriations hearing

In sworn testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee , Sessions said any suggestion that he was involved in colluding with Russian officials is " an appalling, detestable lie ". By the time ...

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PM arrives in Pakistan after participating in SCO summit

Founded in Shanghai in 1996, the group comprised China, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russia, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan till the Astana Summit. He assured that China will contribute with an additional 10 ...

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Donald Trump was 'wrong' to leave Paris climate change deal: United Kingdom minister

Donald Trump was 'wrong' to leave Paris climate change deal: United Kingdom minister

Mayors across the country, including in St. Louis and Chicago, have shown support for the Paris Agreement despite Trump's move to exit the accord. "In addition, nations - inspired by the actions of ...

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Baby dropped from window of burning London tower

Baby dropped from window of burning London tower

Desperately trying to avoid the flames, residents threw one baby and other small children from high windows to people down on the sidewalk, witnesses said . He declined to give any details of the n...

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US Soldiers Killed, 2 Wounded In Afghanistan

He said the Afghan soldier was killed after the attack. A news release from the US military on Saturday confirmed that an incident had happened in the area overnight in which "personnel from the Afg...

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Navalny Pleased With Russian Protests, Despite Arrest

The sentence came late Monday, after Navalny urged anti-government and anti-corruption protests across the country on Russia Day, a national holiday on Monday. At one point, the Moscow demonstrati...

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Trump says Comey not telling truth, willing to respond under oath

Donald Trump Jr. on Saturday said that his father did speak to fired FBI Director James Comey about his preferred outcome for the investigation into former national security adviser Michael Fly...

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Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Attorney General Sessions' Testimony To Senate Panel Will Be Public

Comey's testimony before the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence, it is important that I have an opportunity to address these matters in the appropriate forum", Sessions wrote over the weekend. Su...

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What was James Comey thinking when he met with Trump?

Trump later fired Comey, prompting the appointment of Robert Mueller , Comey's predecessor as FBI director, as a special counsel to investigate the extent of Russia's interference in the USA ele...

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Hamas denies it built tunnel under United Nations schools in Gaza

Hamas denies it built tunnel under United Nations schools in Gaza

Hamas officials warned of grave consequences Monday if Israel acquiesces to Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas' wishes and reduces its electricity supply to the isolated territory. This is a burd...

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Federal appeals court blocks Trump's travel ban

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Justice asked the Supreme Court to immediately reinstate Trump's ban - another indication that the administration intends to take the issue all the way t...

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Rich farmers may get excluded from Maharashtra government's loan waiver

Rich farmers may get excluded from Maharashtra government's loan waiver

The government will be setting up a high-level committee for the implementation of the scheme, announced yesterday in the backdrop of the agitation by farmers across the state. "They were definite...

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Typhoon Merbok moves away as Hong Kong escapes major damage

Typhoon Merbok moves away as Hong Kong escapes major damage

As of 11am, Typhoon Merbok was estimated to be around 240 kilometers north-northeast of Hong Kong, and is forecast to continue moving across Guangdong at a rate of 18 kilometers per hour while gradual...

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Dennis Rodman Expected To Arrive In North Korea On Tuesday

Dennis Rodman Expected To Arrive In North Korea On Tuesday

Quoting Malaysian investigation officials, the Japanese daily said on Sunday that the estranged half-brother of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, may have been paid for information. The flamboyant Rodm...

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Qatar begins shipping cargo through Oman to bypass Gulf rift

The Qatari stock index index has dropped 8.7 percent since four Arab states cut links a week ago, and the initial shock of the sanctions against Qatar may now ease. Qatar's stock market may stabilize ...

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UN condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza

UN condemns Hamas for tunnel under schools in Gaza

The minister made the comment at Haaretz's Israel Conference on Peace after being asked about reducing the electricity supply to Gaza. In an effort to push his Hamas rivals out of power, Abbas say...

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Korea Is 'Most Urgent' Threat to Peace

Kim has previously promised "weekly" missile tests in the face of USA aggression. Kim reportedly said the launch was a success, "approved the deployment of this weapon system for action" and said th...

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Could executive privilege block Comey testimony?

Meanwhile, Mr Robert Mueller, the special counsel investigating possible ties between the Trump election campaign and Russian Federation, is expanding his probe to assume control of a grand jury inv...

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Iran says it has killed mastermind of twin attacks

The militant group's Amaq news agency released a video on Thursday evening showing what it claimed was a message from the Tehran attackers. Women are seen inside the Parliament during a terrorist ...

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Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

Iran leaders accuse US, Saudis of supporting Tehran attacks

Among those shot in the attack and still hospitalized Thursday was a former presidential bodyguard. Saadat says in the aftermath of the attack, it feels different to be Iranian. State media added on...

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