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Thai king signs Constitution, paving way for election next year

The king of Thailand has signed a new constitution that paves the way for a return to democracy but still gives the army an influential role in politics. "The government can not set the exact date of ...

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Axelrod: Trump's Susan Rice allegation 'beneath the dignity of that office'

Axelrod: Trump's Susan Rice allegation 'beneath the dignity of that office'

Strictly speaking, it isn't: FBI Director Jim Comey and the chairmen of the House and Senate Intelligence Committee all say there was no "wiretap" of Trump . Even if the suit is delayed or ends...

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Guest view: There are solutions to Iowa's gender pay gap

In a recent survey of United Kingdom businesses, 84% of respondents confirmed that they were planning to disclose additional narrative to support their gender pay data, and a large proportion also con...

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EU's Tusk, Britain's May meeting for Brexit talks in London

EU's Tusk, Britain's May meeting for Brexit talks in London

Mr Martin, the second-longest serving MEP in the European Parliament, voted No in 2014 but said the Leave result last June has left "a whole lot of questions that have yet to be answered". Over the we...

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After Health Care Loss, Republicans Regroup for Round Two

After Health Care Loss, Republicans Regroup for Round Two

Opposition came mainly from members of the conservative Freedom Caucus who felt it kept too much of Obamacare intact and some moderates who anxious about the impact of millions of people losing insura...

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U.S. Issues 'Last Warning' To North Korea

North Korea is "adverse to any high level contacts with the Chinese", said Victor Cha from the Centre of Strategic and International Studies. "We have no further comment ". Mr Xi will in turn win a d...

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Home India Due to Snowfall & Ranifall Schools and Colleges Closed in Jammu &

Home India Due to Snowfall & Ranifall Schools and Colleges Closed in Jammu &

Mehbooba directed for immediate constitution of a unified control room to monitor the situation arising out of incessant rains and unusual snowfall in the Valley for the past two days and take appropr...

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Senator Capito continues to show support for Neil Gorsuch

Merkley says Gorsuch's disdain for class action lawsuits, often brought by consumers, is an example of the judge's business-friendly worldview. They are angry over the Republican blockade previous...

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Spain seizes property worth $735M linked to Assad's uncle

Spain seizes property worth $735M linked to Assad's uncle

Trump said that "heinous actions by the Bashar Al Assad regime are a effect of the past administration's weakness and irresolution", referring to former President Barack Obama, who "said in 2012 th...

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China's nuke envoy to visit S. Korea next week

Initial U.S. and South Korean assessments had indicated it was an advanced KN-15 medium-range missile, whose first known test by North Korea was in February. Taken overall, the Trump-Xi meeting is unl...

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Autopsy results show chemical weapons used in Syrian attack: Turkish minister

Autopsy results show chemical weapons used in Syrian attack: Turkish minister

At a Rose Garden news conference, Trump accused the Assad government of being behind the "horrific" attack that targeted " women , small children, and even handsome little babies". may need to act on ...

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Russians targeted this Republican presidential candidate defeated by Trump

Russians targeted this Republican presidential candidate defeated by Trump

Clinton Watts, a security consultant and former Federal Bureau of Investigation agent, told Sen. What the public also heard was a commitment from the committee to avoid the partisanship that has lef...

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Dem says Nunes should step down from intel panel

Dem says Nunes should step down from intel panel

Yates was the deputy attorney general in the final years of the Obama administration and served as the acting attorney general in the first days of the Trump administration. The correspondence was lat...

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Dutch stores pull coloring books containing Hitler's image

Dutch stores pull coloring books containing Hitler's image

Kruidvat has also launched a subsequent launched investigation into how the image ended up in the book. The books were produced in India, and claimed to portray significant historical figures. Anoth...

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Neil Gorsuch: Facts about Trump's US Supreme Court nominee

Democrats will shriek and howl about the GOP's decision to embrace the "nuclear option" of changing the rules for Supreme Court nominations, just as Republicans howled and shrieked about the Democra...

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Emotional start to Masters with Nicklaus, Player

If, like me, you consider today one of the high holidays if the sporting calendar, we invite you to join us in watching this most spectacular day of golf, and cheering on the Red and Black golfers i...

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South Africa's ruling party backs embattled president

While saying that they respected calls for the resignation of President Jacob Zuma, they added that "such a step would not in itself be a complete solution". After a two-day meeting, the party said th...

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Farm Loan Waivers Pose Risks To Inflation And Credit Discipline: Urjit Patel

Farm Loan Waivers Pose Risks To Inflation And Credit Discipline: Urjit Patel

Urjit Patel, the governor of RBI, in his first bi-monthly policy review of FY18, seconded the statement of SBI's chief on farm loan waivers. The promises made lead to morale hazards and affect the tax...

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Ecuador's runoff both candidates claim victory

Moreno, the designated heir to a decade of President Rafael Correa's "21st-century socialism", had 51.07 percent of the vote to 48.93 percent for conservative ex-banker Guillermo Lasso , with 94.2 ...

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Ecuador's Lenín Moreno wins election, rival alleges fraud

WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange is celebrating the results of Ecuador's presidential runoff by inviting the apparent loser who pledged to evict him from Ecuador's embassy in London to take leave o...

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US jobless aid applications fell to 234000 last week

US jobless aid applications fell to 234000 last week

Initial jobless claims fell by more than expected. That's the longest such stretch since 1970, when the USA population was much smaller. The labor market is now near full employment. Continuing claims...

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May pitches London exchange to Saudis for massive Aramco IPO

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and First Lady Michelle Obama also declined to wear headscarves during visits to the country. Saudi Arabia lowered oil pricing for European customers, ...

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Trump suggests Obama aide committed crime, but offers no evidence

Trump says in the interview he thinks the Susan Rice allegations will be "one of the big stories of our time ". "It's such an important story for our country and the world", Trump added. La...

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Three arrested over Russian metro bombing

Russian law enforcement agents revealed that the main suspect who carried out the suicide bombing on the metro was Akbarzhon Jalilov, born in the city of Osh in Kyrgyzstan in 1995. Meanwhile, No gro...

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South Africa court clears way for local trade in rhino horns

South Africa court clears way for local trade in rhino horns

A global ban in the horn trade, which is regulated by a United Nations convention, remains in place, which means horn acquired legally in South Africa can not be exported from the country. Thereafter,...

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BJP celebrates 37th Foundation Day today

The party that is now the largest political party in India, both in terms of representation in parliament, and in terms of party membership, has come a long way since its origins in the early 1980s. H...

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Myanmar leader says no ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

Myanmar leader says no ethnic cleansing of Rohingya Muslims

The Myanmar leader denied that the military had free reign in Rakhine. The allegations have heaped enormous pressure on Myanmar's one-year-old civilian government, which has vigorously swatted back ...

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Kelly: No border wall 'from sea to shining sea'

Kelly said Wednesday that some sort of wall would be built but he did not have an estimate of how much it will cost US taxpayers and exactly where it would go. Marine Corps general, knows the nation's...

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Republicans Poised To Trigger 'Nuclear Option' To Put Gorsuch On Supreme Court

She supported most of President Donald Trump's Cabinet choices. A divided Senate Judiciary. "No one is forcing Senator McConnell to change the rules ", he added from the Senate floor. "That could...

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Lithuanian Foreign Minister calls on Russian Federation to release anti-corruption protesters

Lithuanian Foreign Minister calls on Russian Federation to release anti-corruption protesters

Russian Federation has denounced as a "provocation" the recent anti-corruption protests organized by opposition leader Alexei Navalny in the country's capital, Moscow , and several other cities. The ...

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Dustin Johnson has plenty of momentum entering Masters

Spieth, never worse than second in three career Masters starts, cited McIlroy as an intimidating leaderboard presence. Spieth, ranked sixth, is also confident he can be a contender again. Thomas was...

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UNC Basketball: Tar Heels atop final USA Today Coaches Poll

UNC Basketball: Tar Heels atop final USA Today Coaches Poll

Fittingly it was empty possessions by Gonzaga in the final minute that put the game away, as North Carolina ended the game on a 9-2 run. Shooting 34.8 percent from the field in their 2016 National...

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Le Pen meets Putin

Le Pen said in turn that besides the solidarity of the worldwide society regarding this issue "it would be probably also worth to think how to help the development of the African region, particularly ...

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Tragedy and Danger in the Trump-Sisi Meeting

Tragedy and Danger in the Trump-Sisi Meeting

The Egyptian leader said he fully trusts "the capability" of the USA president. What happened at the White House Monday between Trump and El-Sisi, is a tragic and catastrophic harbinger of bad day...

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Central Asian a suspect in Russia blast

Extremist Islamist literature was found during a search of the detainees' living quarters, the statement added. The committee, Russia's top criminal investigation agency, said it's looking into ...

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