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Highway or my way: How states are getting around SC's liquor ban

Uttar Pradesh and Punjab might have circumvented the Supreme Court ruling banning liquor shops and establishments serving liquor within 500 m of national and state highways by simply rebranding state ...

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Trump maintained pageantry as Syria strikes unfolded

The Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said new airstrikes were carried out - likely by Syrian government forces - against rebel targets in north-western Syria , just hours after the US strikes ....

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U.S., Russian Federation spar over maintaining military hotline in Syria

Trump, who is spending the weekend at his Florida resort, tweeted a brief explanation Saturday of why the military didn't strike the runways in its bombardment of the Syrian air field, writing, "the...

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Trump reaches out to Seoul for support on North Korea, Syria

The report was followed by news that a USA aircraft carrier, which was scheduled for a port call in Australia, has moved towards the Korean Peninsula amid growing concerns of a nuclear threat from N...

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Iran's President Hassan Rouhani Wants Chemical Attack In Syria Investigated

Russian Federation and Britain clashed at the tense round of United Nations talks in NY. By ordering US airstrikes in Syria, President Trump showed the world the difference between leading from behi...

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US vows to keep up pressure on Syria after missile strikes

In the talks, Trump pressed Xi to do more to curb North Korea's nuclear program and the two agreed to a 100-day plan for trade talks aimed at boosting US exports and reducing the gaping USA trade defi...

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Iran's Rouhani wants chemical attack in Syria investigated

Following reports that two Syrian jets took off from the airfield hit by US missiles Thursday night, President Trump defended his decision not to strike the runway . Russian Federation has rejected...

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Ivanka Trump's Daughter Sings To Chinese President Xi Jinping In Mandarin

Trump said in a brief appearance before reporters Friday that he and Xi made "tremendous progress" in their talks and that he believes "lots of very potentially bad problems will be going away". "And,...

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Markey to Trump: Negotiate with Kim Jong Un

Any estimate of North Korea's nuclear capabilities is subject to considerable uncertainty because of the regime's extreme secrecy and isolation. Trump "reaffirmed the strength of the United States-R...

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Xi, Trump pledge to expand mutually beneficial cooperation

The attack could also be a message to China that the US may act on its own unless China reins in the North. Spicer said Trump underscored the need for China to take concrete steps to level the...

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India agrees $4.5bn deal with Bangladesh in New Delhi

India and Bangladesh concluded 36 documents, including 22 pacts, MoUs and agreements in key areas like civil nuclear cooperation. India extended a 500 billion dollar line of credit to Bangladesh to ...

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USA joins Syrian war, bombs base

JUDY WOODRUFF: News of the USA missile strike broke as President Trump was meeting last night at his resort in Florida with the president of China . And Syrian rebel groups also called for even st...

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Improvement in actor Vinod Khanna's health, says hospital medical bulletin

Improvement in actor Vinod Khanna's health, says hospital medical bulletin

We wish him speedy recovery and long, healthy life, ” Kharsati said. As per a statement issued by the actor's family, the situation was quickly brought under control and he's doing much better. Vi...

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North Korea Vows 'Most Ruthless Blow' on USA

Asked if there could be a military response to North Korea, Mr Swift replied: "That decision would be up to the president". "They moved what was demonstrated at sea onto land, onto a new launcher and ...

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Gibraltar sovereignty not up for negotiation, May tells Tusk

But they omitted any mention of the flashpoint issue of Gibraltar, unlike Tusk's guidelines which said that Spain should have the final say over whether any eventual trade deal applies to the British ...

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Uber suspends self-driving car program in Pennsylvania after Arizona crash

Uber suspends self-driving car program in Pennsylvania after Arizona crash

Tempe Police information officer Josie Montenegro said the Uber self-driving vehicle was not responsible for the accident and "there were no serious injuries". It also confirmed in a press rel...

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The Heat: Xi-Trump Summit wraps up in Florida

The Heat: Xi-Trump Summit wraps up in Florida

Asked if the USA attack on Syria would overshadow Xi's meetings with Trump, Hua said China believed people were "paying close attention" to the Mar-a-Lago summit. Chinese state media reported that...

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Girl found in Indian jungle not living with monkeys, doctors say

Girl found in Indian jungle not living with monkeys, doctors say

But doctors now say the girl, who has since been named Durga, has mental and physical disabilities, and her quick progress since being found suggests it's likely she was recently abandoned in the wild...

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India Extends $4.5 Billion Line of Credit to Bangladesh

India Extends $4.5 Billion Line of Credit to Bangladesh

He said India wanted to build cooperation in new areas with Bangladesh "especially in some high-technology sectors which would include working in the fields of electronics, Information Technology, cyb...

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Russian PM: Moscow, US on 'the verge of a military clash'

The Pentagon said warships launched 59 Tomahawk cruise missiles during the strike, which targeted the Shayrat Air Base, the reported origin of a chemical attack . "I urge Speaker Paul Ryan to imm...

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Major search underway for Rescue 116 crewmen

Major search underway for Rescue 116 crewmen

The extension of the search comes after the sister of Ciarán Smith appealed for fishermen along the Irish coast to join the search. The two Irish Coast Guard members have not yet been recovered from...

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Haley on Trump tweets:

Haley on Trump tweets: "To me, it's chatter I don't focus on"

In her interview, Haley said she is "beating up" on Russia for that country's militarily backing of Ukrainian separatists who seek to return parts of that country to Russian control. Haley demanded mo...

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Trump to visit China; Xi approves 100-day trade talks plan

Speaking after the two-day summit, USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson said China agreed to work with the U.S. to rein in North Korea. Xi also spoke in positive but vague terms, saying: "We hav...

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Court papers: Elizabeth Thomas 'scared' of Tad Cummins

Court papers: Elizabeth Thomas 'scared' of Tad Cummins

Authorities are encouraging the public to share information about the Amber Alert with anyone they know south of the USA border. Anthony Thomas filed the petition Thursday in an effort to gather tes...

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Trump hails 'tremendous progress' with China

Trump hails 'tremendous progress' with China

President Donald Trump said it's been "very interesting" to spend time with Chinese President Xi Jinping and his delegation as they visit Trump's estate in Florida Friday. But Tillerson did note...

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EFF extends invite to ANC members to march against Zuma on Wednesday

EFF extends invite to ANC members to march against Zuma on Wednesday

It distanced itself from radical ANC members who threatened to take up arms in self-defence during the national shutdown, organized by opposition parties and civic organizations. Vavi said he was one ...

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Fires missiles at Assad airbase; Russian Federation denounces "aggression"

Either way, it will have profound consequences for the calculus of policy makers around the world. But some analysts cautioned that a more cooperative US-Russia relationship is still feasible and th...

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Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province: Observatory

Air strike kills 18 in Syria's Idlib province: Observatory

U.S. President Donald Trump said he ordered missile strikes against a Syrian airfield from which a deadly chemical weapons attack was launched this week, declaring he acted in America's "national secu...

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Syrian air base bombed by USA cruise missiles resumes operations

According to the president, the "targeted military strike" was on an air base in Syria where 59 Tomahawk missiles were launched. Washington has blamed the attack on the Syrian government, puttin...

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Women & children among casualties of United States missile strike - Homs governor

Iran said Friday that it "strongly condemns" a U.S. air strike on a Syrian government airbase in retaliation for a suspected chemical weapons attack on a rebel-held town. "It said the United States ...

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Trump praises Gorsuch after confirmation

With Judge Neil Gorsuch on the verge of confirmation to the Supreme Court, President Donald Trump - the first truly outsider president in recent memory - is nearing his first major legislative ach...

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French election debate: Macron marches on as Le Pen loses out

Unlike the first debate, Tuesday's featured all of the candidates ahead for the first time in French history. Despite polls showing a lead for Emanuel Macron, Marine Le Pen's chances may be better t...

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Trump Confident US Military Strike On Syria Wiped Out Russian Scandal

Trump Confident US Military Strike On Syria Wiped Out Russian Scandal

They targeted aircraft, aircraft shelters, storage areas, ammunition supply bunkers and air defence systems at the Syrian government-controlled facility, according to the Pentagon . "The Russians wil...

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Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand opposes Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court - and 'nuclear option'

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand opposes Neil Gorsuch for Supreme Court - and 'nuclear option'

Mitch McConnell invoked the "nuclear option" to circumvent a Senate Democrats' filibuster -- effectively changing Senate rules from needing 60 votes to a 51-vote simple majority on Senate confirmation...

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Syria Missile Attack: Satellite Photos Show Major Damage to Airfields

Syria Missile Attack: Satellite Photos Show Major Damage to Airfields

US Ambassador Nikki Haley has delivered a warning at an emergency session of the UN Security Council. "Yes", Menendez said . "But anything more sustained, they need to come to Congress". When K...

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