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Failure to provide MSP responsible for farmers' protest: Nitish

Failure to provide MSP responsible for farmers' protest: Nitish

Uttar Pradesh deputy CM Keshav Prasad Maurya on Sunday dared Bihar CM Nitish Kumar to recommend snap assembly polls in the state if he was so confident about the performance of his government a...

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AG Mukul Rohatgi turns down Centre's extension, offers to quit

AG Mukul Rohatgi turns down Centre's extension, offers to quit

Rohatgi's tenure ended on June 6 but the Union cabinet chose to reappoint him to the post. "Even if I return to private practice, my services will be available to the NDA government, BJP and its...

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Russian opposition leader Navalny arrested

Hundreds of people have been detained today in Russian Federation in an unusual day of political disruption and public anger directed at the Kremlin. Similar crowds turned out in March, rattling offic...

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36 bodies found in Manila casino after shooting attack by lone gunman

36 bodies found in Manila casino after shooting attack by lone gunman

Ronald dela Rosa said the gunman apparently barged into a room on the fifth floor of the Maxims hotel connected to the mall and casino, where he set himself on fire. He had stuffed chips totaling 11...

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British PM Seeks Minority Government Following Election Losses

May, jolted by the electoral setback, however, remained defiant to calls for her resignation and vowed to form a minority government with the informal backing of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP)....

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US Special Forces Aiding Government Troops Fighting In Marawiigi

US Special Forces Aiding Government Troops Fighting In Marawiigi

A US P3 Orion surveillance plane was seen flying over the town on Friday, media said. Lieutenant-Colonel Jo-Ar Herrera, spokesman for the Task Force Marawi , said the Americans were providing onl...

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Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing

Democrat to grill US Attorney General Sessions on Comey firing

Judd Legum at Think Progress said, "Instead of testifying publicly before the appropriations committees, where these matters could be discussed in the light of day, Sessions will appear before the Sen...

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Chouhan calls off fast

Chouhan calls off fast

The AAP delegation said that despite an extremely fertile land, farmers started protesting as they were not getting the right price for their crops. Mr. Similarly, Rs 4,400 crore went as crop insura...

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After Six-Day War, An American Became A West Bank Settler

They are also seen as a major obstacle to the so-called two-state solution - the creation of an independent Palestinian state alongside Israel. According to Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberma...

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Panama establishes ties with China, ditches Taiwan in win for Beijing

Panama establishes ties with China, ditches Taiwan in win for Beijing

CITY/BEIJING Panama has established diplomatic ties with China and broken with Taiwan in a major victory for Beijing, which continues to lure away the dwindling number of countries that have formal re...

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Gulf crisis: PM to leave for Saudi Arabia with COAS today

Akbar Al Baker told CNNMoney's Emerging Markets Editor John Defterios that the decision by Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates and other states to severe diplomatic and transport links with Qatar a...

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Duterte says he didn't ask US help in Marawi siege

At least 20 civilians and about 138 militants have also been killed, the government said. Arevalo said fighting resumed on Saturday as troops pushed their advance into three districts where more tha...

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Year-old speller shines at National Spelling Bee

Year-old speller shines at National Spelling Bee

A year ago, she was ousted in the initial round of the finals after misspelling tyee, a large Chinook salmon. Ananya described her win as a dream come true. An Indian-origin student Ananya Vinay ...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

In the private, classified meeting that followed, Comey reportedly told senators of yet another, undisclosed meeting between Sessions and Russian government officials - bringing the total known numb...

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Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

Canada disappointed with Trump's withdrawal from Paris accord: McKenna

Trump announced at the start of this month that the USA would not abide by the 2015 Paris agreement and would seek to renegotiate terms he denounced as unfairly damaging to the American economy and ...

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Comey Confronted Lynch in Person After Infamous Bill Clinton Tarmac Meeting

During Thursday's testimony Comey told committee members that Lynch had asked him to refer to the investigation into Hillary Clinton's emails as a "matter", rather than an "investigation". Under Pre...

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British PM Theresa May seeks lifeline after bruising election result

Such a referendum is permitted for under Northern Ireland's 1998 peace deal and any attempt to block it would be fiercely opposed by Irish nationalists. Several challenges await May's new government...

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French president tries to ease Gulf dispute

Sharif is considered close to the royal families in both countries. "It's not about Iran or Al-Jazeera", he said , referring to the Qatar-based broadcaster. We have a lot of security challenges i...

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'Shy green' Gove to oversee air quality policy

Mr Green was made First Secretary of State in a move in a sign the Prime Minister is willing to water down her plans for a hard Brexit. While Education Secretary, he attempted to remove climate cha...

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Lordy! McCain Attempts to Explain Senior Moment During Comey Hearing

The odd line of questioning had dozens of observers posting their concern for McCain's well-being on Twitter, and his name quickly jumped to the No. 2 top trend on the social media platform. "In other...

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Theresa May to Remain PM Despite Calls to Go

May visited Queen Elizabeth II and announced her plan to form a coalition government between her Conservative Party and the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern Ireland. That's odd, because s...

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James Comey rivets the nation - and tells intriguing stories about Jeff Sessions

He said the president had pressured him to drop a probe into former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn , whom Mr Trump fired for misleading the White House over M Flynn's contacts with Mos...

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What a hung Parliament means for Britain

Prime Minister Theresa May's Conservative Party will fail to win a parliamentary majority in Britain's election, according to an exit poll on Thursday, a result that would plunge domestic politi...

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Theresa May to form minority government

Theresa May to form minority government

Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of her party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least six months because they were anxious that a leadership contest now could ...

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Britain's Brexit minister says May not a 'dead woman walking'

Supporters of "hard" and "soft" Brexit tried to take advantage of the political chaos in Britain on Monday to promote their visions amid fears that their rivalry could revive old divisions in the Co...

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Another US appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban

Another US appeals court rules against Trump's revised travel ban

They didn't rule on whether the travel ban violated the Constitution's ban on the government officially favoring or disfavoring any religion. That hasty rollout led to widespread condemnation that the...

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Justice CS Karnan retires, but where is he?

Justice CS Karnan retires, but where is he?

On visiting Karnan's official residence, West Bengal police did not find him home and had reportedly left for Chennai. After the order was passed by the Supreme Court , Justice Karnan spoke to the pr...

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Los Angeles Pride Parade morphs into 'Resist March'

Share with Us - We'd love to hear eyewitness accounts, the history behind an article, and smart, constructive criticism. The march Sunday , which will commemorate the upcoming anniversary of the...

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May seen fighting for survival after election failure

May's party fell short of an overall majority following Thursday's vote, and plans to work with Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party . "As I reflect on the results I will reflect on what we...

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How Twitter reacted to the Tory-DUP government?

How Twitter reacted to the Tory-DUP government?

He added, however, that anti-EU elements of May's Conservative Party might resist attempts to soften the party's tone. DUP and May's party share cordial relations since she became prime minister 1...

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Defense rests in Minnesota officer's trial

Defense rests in Minnesota officer's trial

A defense expert testified that a Minnesota police officer used "justifiable deadly force" in the fatal shooting last July of a black motorist who had informed him he was carrying a gun. When prosec...

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May to form govt. despite Tory slide

However, despite the Conservative and DUP alliance resulting in 329 seats, it is still less of a majority than Mrs May had before she called the election. The result has demolished May's political a...

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Shark Attacks Mother Of 3, Bites Off Arm While Snorkeling In Bahamas

Shark Attacks Mother Of 3, Bites Off Arm While Snorkeling In Bahamas

Doctors in Bahamas stopped the bleeding in her arm, but she couldn't get back to the states because of passports and customs issues. "I felt this tangible peace on me and it was so thick, that I was...

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Russian Federation arrests opposition leader Navalny ahead of protests, wife says

Russian Federation arrests opposition leader Navalny ahead of protests, wife says

Russian police officers detain a participant of an unauthorized opposition rally in Tverskaya street in central Moscow on June 12, 2017 . In the photo, a rally in the city of Vladivostok , where ...

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Brexit talks may not start on time

Brexit talks may not start on time

May remains in 10 Downing Street with a much diminished power base after her Conservative party fell short of an overall majority in the House of Commons , the lower house of the United Kingdom p...

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