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Top Michigan Officials Face Criminal Charges Over Flint Water Crisis

Top Michigan Officials Face Criminal Charges Over Flint Water Crisis

The latter could land him up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine; the manslaughter charge could earn him up to 15 years in prison and a $7,500 fine. Lyon was reportedly briefed about the danger...

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Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Underlining the common thread that bound the countries' defence and strategic partnerships, Modi said: "Both India and the USA have an overriding interest in securing our societies, and the wor...

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Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office

Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office

BJP President Amit Shah and party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi were present during the filing of nominations. BJP State President Kummanom Rajasekharan and NDA State Chairman Thushar...

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Indrani Mukerjea, 200 inmates booked for allegedly rioting in Byculla Jail

Indrani Mukerjea, 200 inmates booked for allegedly rioting in Byculla Jail

Case of rioting and criminal conspiracy has been registered in the Nagpada police station. Complaining of chest pain, she was taken to JJ Hospital, where she was later declared dead. The prison has ...

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PM Modi greets nation on Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath

PM Modi greets nation on Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath

Trump will host Modi at the White House tomorrow and the two leaders would spend about five hours together in various settings beginning with their bilateral discussion, delegation level talks, a rece...

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United Kingdom police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

United Kingdom police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

The van slammed into worshipers leaving the mosque after midnight Ramadan prayers, injuring nine people. "Some of them were very bad". "And then all I can just see is people getting hit". "This was qu...

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Why DC and Maryland attorneys general are suing President Trump

Why DC and Maryland attorneys general are suing President Trump

The lawsuit , first reported by the Washington Post late Sunday, hinges on Trump's decision to maintain ownership of his company after becoming president, the D.C. The suit, which was filed in a ...

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Ram Nath Kovind visits state to seek support

He also met with UP assembly speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit. The closest the state came to having its representative in the President's House was in 1969, when Mohammad Hidayatullah became the first a...

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60 tower blocks fail cladding safety tests after Grenfell Tower blaze

60 tower blocks fail cladding safety tests after Grenfell Tower blaze

Camden Council said concerns over cladding on the buildings had led to further fire safety issues being identified in the blocks and the evacuation was ordered following consultation with fire offic...

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Portugal, Mexico zoom into S/final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal, Mexico zoom into S/final — FIFA Confederations Cup

The New Zealand side maintained 2-0 trashing status quo till 80th minute when Andre Silva scored the third goal and Luis Carlos, popularly known as' Nani' crowned the goals in the first minute o...

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Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1000 evacuate

Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1000 evacuate

In Spain, in the Autonomous community of Andalusia caused forest fire that evacuated more than a thousand people. More than 150 firefighters and 21 air units were deployed to combat the blaze on Sun...

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Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister and head of an economic council tasked with overhauling the country's economy. The reason...

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Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

Nine of those who died on 14 June have been formally identified so far. "Words can not express our sorrow at this awful tragedy", Hotpoint, which is owned by Whirlpool , said. She was also aware of...

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HL:Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

HL:Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

The legislation would phase out federal funding for Medicaid expansion - now covering about 11 million people in 31 states - beginning in 2020, and shift more of those costs back to states. Schume...

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Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour tomorrow from UP

Elated with the visit of National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind in Uttar Pradesh, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday asserted that the former's nomin...

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At least 153 dead in Pakistan tanker blast

At least 153 dead in Pakistan tanker blast

The truck, carrying some 25,000 liters (6,600 gallons) of gasoline, was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore , the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost control and cr...

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Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

The change.org petition cites Hall of Fame guidelines for nomination and election to the Hall of Fame that say "a candidate may be removed if he or she 'has damaged the integrity of the game of ba...

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Odds favour NDA nominee Kovind

Odds favour NDA nominee Kovind

The security cover of the opposition's presidential nominee Meira Kumar has been upgraded to the top most 'Z+' category, under which she will have round-the-clock protection of armed security person...

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Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal coach Fernando Santos gave New Zealand a boost by withdrawing Ronaldo 23 minutes from the end, but substitute Nani almost made a swift impact, latching on to Quaresma's cross and slamm...

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People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

London fire chief Dany Cotton told BBC radio that it might be "some days yet" before firefighters could say they have reached everyone in the building. Cundy said the "complex" and "exhaustive" inqui...

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Turkey's Erdogan firmly behind Qatar against 'unlawful' neighbours

Turkey's Erdogan firmly behind Qatar against 'unlawful' neighbours

The conflict between the Arab countries and Qatar should be settled by diplomatic means on the basis of balance of interests, a high-ranking source at the Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS on Satur...

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UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead

UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead

The last time the Queen scaled down on the usual pomp of the Queen's Speech was in March 1974 when the then Labour leader, Harold Wilson, defeated Edward Heath in a snap election similar to that c...

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Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

The first blast occurred during rush hour in Turi Market, where a bus terminal is also located. While in Karachi four policemen were killed in a drive-by shooting as they ate dinner at a roadside re...

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Brussels attacker Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar'

Brussels attacker Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar'

Although no one was hurt, billows of smoke pouring through Central Station and a shared awareness of Islamic State attacks in the city a year ago and more recently in Britain, France and elsewhere, se...

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DUP and Sinn Féin to meet with Leo Varadkar

Gerry Adams of Sinn Fein told May specifically of his opposition to the coalition during a meeting with her at Downing Street: "We have just finished a meeting with the British prime minister and...

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Saudi Arabia Detains Turkey Media Reporters for 10 Hours

Saudi Arabia Detains Turkey Media Reporters for 10 Hours

Touching upon this, Kiziltas said Turkey "by its mediation diplomacy, wants to convey to these countries that the policy of isolation of Qatar can at any time be used against them by interested forc...

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Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid holiday

Eid al-Fitr marks the end of the Muslims' holy fasting month of Ramadan . Mr. Kubiš noted that Ramadan , the holy month of prayers, contemplation and compassion for Muslims which preceded Eid-ul-Fi...

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Another View: Mistreatment of United States student should not go unpunished

Another View: Mistreatment of United States student should not go unpunished

Otto Warmbier is suffering from injuries related to cardiopulmonary arrest and is now in a state of unresponsive wakefulness, doctors from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center said Thursda...

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GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

GOP senators call for more time to debate, change health care bill

It eliminates the individual mandate that forced people to get health insurance, repeals Obamacare taxes on insurers and the wealthy, and gives states more power to administer their own Medicaid ...

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Militants kill 5 civilians as war rages in S. Philippines

Militants kill 5 civilians as war rages in S. Philippines

Earlier, AFP Spokesman Brig. "So far, we have not found any indication of Islamic militants infiltrating from the Philippines to our territory", Maj Gen Warsito said . Said Mr Lidasan: "They di...

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Seven tourists killed in Gulmarg mishap

Seven tourists killed in Gulmarg mishap

An official of the cable auto company said about 100 people, who had used the ropeway, were stranded and rescue efforts were on. Jayant Andraskar (42), his wife Manisha (38) and two daughters - Anagha...

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Awkward: Arnold Schwarzenegger, 'fascinated' by the First Lady of France Brigitte Macron

Awkward: Arnold Schwarzenegger, 'fascinated' by the First Lady of France Brigitte Macron

The Terminator star has a high profile new friend in his fight against climate change. Participants in Saturday's meeting would include ex-California governor-turned climate campaigner Arnold Schwar...

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Theresa May spelling out 'settled status' plan for European Union nationals after Brexit

Theresa May spelling out 'settled status' plan for European Union nationals after Brexit

However, the plan set out by Mrs May received a frosty response from some other leaders, with European Council president Donald Tusk saying it fell "below expectations". They were initially given a fr...

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Newcomer Malan leads England to series win vs South Africa

Dawid Malan made history with his 78 off 44 balls to record the highest score from an England player on their debut as the hosts struck 181 for eight at the Swalec Stadium. It was unwise shot selec...

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U.S. and Qatar seal $12bn deal for F-15 fighter jets

U.S. and Qatar seal $12bn deal for F-15 fighter jets

Qatar , for its part, strenuously denies accusations that it is a supporter of terrorism, describing moves to isolate it by its fellow Arab countries as "unjustified". The Emirate has been isolated af...

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