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Electric MINI could be built in Germany, due to Brexit

The electric MINI could debut in 2019. Greg Clark, the business secretary, plans to make vehicles and battery the mainstay of UK's industrial strategy, serving as its "emblematic area of focus". How...

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Trump Won't Attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Trump Won't Attend the White House Correspondents' Dinner

Previous WHCA Dinners have featured particularly biting sets from the likes of Jimmy Kimmel, Stephen Colbert and Joel McHale. The budget officials on the call ignored requests to put the briefing on...

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Al Qaida's No. 2 killed in U.S. drone strike in Syria

Al Qaida's No. 2 killed in U.S. drone strike in Syria

Al-Qaida's second-in-command, who goes by the name of Abu al-Khayr al-Masri, has been killed in a drone strike in northwestern Syria, a monitoring group said Monday. Al-Masri was also an explosive e...

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Poll finds widespread disapproval of Trump, but also unlikely support

Poll finds widespread disapproval of Trump, but also unlikely support

A majority of Americans believe news organizations are too critical of President Trump, according to a Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll released Sunday. The poll found the president's personal fa...

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Woman suspected in Kim Jong Nam's murder claims she was paid $90

Woman suspected in Kim Jong Nam's murder claims she was paid $90

Malaysian authorities revealed that Kim Jong-nam, brother of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un, was murdered with VX after being pounced on by assassins at Kuala Lumpur airport. Asked about susp...

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Indian Student Activist Faces Death Threats After Standing Up to Right Wing

Kaur launched an online campaign against the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad, the student wing of the RSS, following the violence at Delhi University's Ramjas College. She later withdrew her campa...

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Australia Uncovers Alleged Islamic State Bid to Develop Missile

Australia Uncovers Alleged Islamic State Bid to Develop Missile

Australian Federal Police commissioner Andrew Colvin told media Mr Zahab would be charged with several offences, including two serious foreign-incursion offences under the Commonwealth Criminal Code, ...

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Former Trump Adviser Criticizes White House's Exclusion of Journalists

Former Trump Adviser Criticizes White House's Exclusion of Journalists

Spicer invited only a pool of news organizations that represents and shares reporting with the larger press corps. Two senior administration officials held an anonymous briefing in the morning, seek...

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Kim Jong-nam was killed with nerve agent

Late Wednesday, they released a Malaysian man who was said to be the Indonesian woman's boyfriend. An Indonesian woman arrested in the killing said she was paid just $US90 ($117) to smear what s...

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CNN president slams Congress' response to Trump's media attacks as 'gutless'

The order provided few specifics but Trump made clear during last year's campaign and in recent weeks that he wants to enlarge the ranks of the military and expand its fleets of aircraft and ships. ...

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Delhi University on the boil; protests, marches lined up

The college witnessed widespread violence last week after Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) objected to a seminar because of invitation to JNU students Umar Khalid and Shehla Rashid, who were ...

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The remarkable inconsistency of Trump's attacks on the media

Despite being horrified by how much they believe President Barack Obama "wasted" on travel, they are certain the media is making up numbers about Trump to hurt him. "They are very dishonest people; in...

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Which way Tenet Healthcare Corp. (NYSE:THC) earning numbers may go

Piper Jaffray has been covering shares of THC, so it is most recent view is worth a look. The trade volumes are expected to remain volatile during earnings announcement period, as many investors would...

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AJKSU stands with students, professors of Ramjas College

Referring to the ABVP objection to allowing two Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) students to be part of the penal discussion, Prof Narayanan says, "Whether one likes it or not Umar Khalid and Shehla ...

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Tom Perez elected Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

Tom Perez elected Chairman of the Democratic National Committee

The Democratic National Committee elected former Labor Secretary Tom Perez as its new Chairperson. Keith Ellison with 235 votes to Ellison's 200. Elizabeth Warren, D-Massachusetts, who could run f...

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China's Top Diplomat Meets Trump as North Korea Tensions Rise

North Korea's state-run media lambasted their communist allies in Beijing for this betrayal. Prior to taking office, Trump had repeatedly signaled a willingness to challenge China on issues from North...

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Major fire at TOI building

Major fire at TOI building

This was the second incident in two years. The building also houses offices of the Economic Times and the Navbharat Times. "The fire started from the first floor and initially five fire tenders we...

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Iraqi forces push further into IS-held western Mosul

According to CNN , Obama stuck with ISIL, which stands for "Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant", because the group has plans of conquest beyond Iraq and Syria and it was considered a more accurate...

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Couple sentenced for disrupting birthday party with confederate flags, making threats

Video footage from Douglasville in Douglas County Georgia shows a confrontation that happened between a group of people flying Confederate Flags in the back of pick up trucks and the attendees of ...

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Sunrise Records to move into 70 stores closed by HMV

With only nine stores now in operation, Sunrise announced over the weekend it will take over the locations of 70 existing HMV stores across Canada in a massive expansion of the company. The company'...

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German police probe driver's motive in fatal vehicle attack

German police probe driver's motive in fatal vehicle attack

The driver is said to be in a serious condition on hospital. A police spokesman could not confirm local media reports that the man was mentally disturbed. Heidelberg is home to Germany's oldest un...

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Emma Stone Reacts to 'Moonlight' Winning Best Picture Over 'La La Land'

Emma Stone Reacts to 'Moonlight' Winning Best Picture Over 'La La Land'

Meanwhile, Moonlight director Barry Jenkins has also reacted to the weird mistake and said his colleagues at La La Land were "very gracious" after discovering they had not been awarded the Oscar...

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Carreno Busta downs Norwegian teen to reach Rio final

Thiem looked to be off to the races in the second set but the Spaniard battled back from a break down to level. When he failed to convert, it all slipped away. Carreno Busta stayed in touch only until...

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John Oliver blasts GOP's plan to replace Obamacare on Last Week Tonight

John Oliver blasts GOP's plan to replace Obamacare on Last Week Tonight

But the current proposals from the GOP are far more worrying than any of the issues of the ACA, Oliver argues. John Oliver performs at the Post-Election Evening to Benefit Montclair Film Festival at...

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Iraqi forces capture two west Mosul neighborhoods, key bridge

Iraqi forces capture two west Mosul neighborhoods, key bridge

Daesh, which is now on the defensive after losing control of eastern Mosul in Iraq to a U.S. and Iran-backed Iraqi military offensive, has claimed responsibility for several vehicle bombs in Baghdad...

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House of Lords seeks to add conditions to Brexit notice

Theresa May is facing a rebellion in the House of Lords - with Tory grandee Michael Heseltine vowing to defy the Prime Minister and back opposition efforts to ensure Parliament gets a meaningful vote ...

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In rare public talk, Steve Bannon slams the media

While sources told NBC News there were not "constant contacts with Russian spies", they say there is evidence of contacts - never admitted or explained by the Trump campaign - with Russians, at a t...

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The DNC Elects Pro-TPP Establishment Democrat As Its New Chairman

The DNC Elects Pro-TPP Establishment Democrat As Its New Chairman

Democratic activists will vote Saturday on the future face of their Party, hoping to turnaround a series of losses from top of the ticket down bottom. Under Perez' leadership, Democrats will seek to t...

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Trump's deportation plans are costly, harsh and a logistical nightmare

We have ended up with a government that sees only black and white even though we live in a society of nuanced grays. The anxiety follows new directives from Homeland Security secretary John Kelly that...

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European Union member states back visa-free travel for Georgia

European Union member states back visa-free travel for Georgia

Following this, on 9 March 2016 the Commission presented a proposal for visa liberalisation for Georgian citizens. European Council adopts revision of the suspension mechanism applicable to all exis...

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Media Coverage of Trump Government's Flaws May be Backfiring

Media Coverage of Trump Government's Flaws May be Backfiring

The president's average approval rating for his first month in office, according to Gallup, is 42%. The speech, the Associated Press writes , gives Trump the chance "to reframe his presidency a...

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Pentagon sends White House plan to defeat Islamic State

Defense Secretary James Mattis will brief senior administration officials Monday on a classified plan to defeat ISIS, the Pentagon said. It was not immediately known if Trump would attend the meeting....

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White House Excludes Several Outlets From Press Gaggle

Free media access to a transparent government is obviously of crucial national interest", New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet said in a statement . But while Fox News was included in the ...

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28 people injured as truck crashes into Endymion crowd

The 25-year-old is facing two counts of vehicular negligent injuring, one count of hit and run driving causing death or serious injury, and one count of reckless operation of a motor vehicle. John Riz...

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Foreign Secretary to visit Egypt

Foreign Secretary to visit Egypt

In his first visit to Egypt as Foreign Secretary, Mr Johnson will also host a reception with British investors and some of Egypt's best and brightest entrepreneurs. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office...

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