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US Federal Reserve raises interest rates by quarter percentage point

The benchmark lending rate was lifted by a quarter percentage point to a target range of 1 per cent to 1.25 per cent. Some analysts considered the decision as encouraging, as it signals the Fed's conf...

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NORC poll: Most in United States think Trump meddled in Russian Federation probe

Sessions appeared before the Senate Intelligence Committee just five days after James Comey , whom Trump fired as FBI director on May 9, told the panel Trump ousted him to undermine the agency's in...

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Donald Trump has 'no intention' to fire Robert Mueller

People close to Mr. Trump say he is so volatile they can not be sure that he will not change his mind about Mr. Mueller if he finds out anything to lead him to believe the investigation has been compr...

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NORC poll: Most in US think Trump meddled in Russia probe

Mr Comey , last week had made it clear that he felt some way about having one-on-one conversations with President Trump , where the latter seemed to be asking him to drop a major investigation again...

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Adele attends vigil for victims of deadly London blaze

Adele attends vigil for victims of deadly London blaze

Rita went a step further and headed down to one of the locations herself, and she shared a picture of herself en route on Snapchat and encouraged her followers to join her. Bhupinder Singh, one Britis...

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Police charge man in Sydney with planning to fight in Syria

Police charge man in Sydney with planning to fight in Syria

He wouldn't divulge who Mr Taleb had communicated with online but said that police believe he was largely acting alone. Police allege Mr Taleb, 22, was radicalised through online communications befo...

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Indonesia Open: India's HS Prannoy beats No 3 Lee Chong Wei

Indonesia Open: India's HS Prannoy beats No 3 Lee Chong Wei

Earlier Srikanth fought a three game match 21-15, 20-22, 21-16 to earn his spot against Jorgensen. "I did not have prediction to win this match". Prannoy will next face Olympic champion Chen Long...

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Hundreds of Anti-Corruption Protesters Arrested In Moscow

Hundreds of Anti-Corruption Protesters Arrested In Moscow

That means the protest will be illegal in the authorities' eyes and that riot police could be ordered to move in to break it up. Riot police pass demonstrators during an anti-corruption protest orga...

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Singer Adele pays visit to Grenfell Tower fire site

He said that number was expected to rise and firefighters have said they did not expect to find any more survivors after rescuing 65 from the inferno. These people are missing in the Grenfell Tower ...

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Watch second trailer, behind-the-scenes video for 'Detroit' film about 1967 riot

Watch second trailer, behind-the-scenes video for 'Detroit' film about 1967 riot

After they attempted to arrest everyone present, hell broke loose, resulting in a five-day riot that remains one of the deadliest in USA history, with 43 killed and almost 1,200 injured. The trailer t...

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Blimp operator: Pilot 'OK' after US Open crash

They posted a picture of the PenFed Credit Union model that was flying over the course on Twitter , along with a request for people to post and share their "blimp sighting pics". A sales manager for ...

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Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing after attempted cockpit breach

Malaysia Airlines jet makes emergency landing after attempted cockpit breach

Heavily-armed police wearing helmets and body armour and carrying rifles boarded the plane and put the man under arrest. Leoncelli and other passengers then grabbed the man, disarmed him and "bashed...

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Scalise in critical condition after attack by gunman at baseball field

Scalise in critical condition after attack by gunman at baseball field

Gary Palmer, R-Ala., Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas, and Rep. Mark Walker, R-N.C., were also at the practice at Eugene Simpson Stadium Park in Alexandria. Capitol Police for acting qu...

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United Kingdom to hold inquiry after London tower fire claims 17

United Kingdom to hold inquiry after London tower fire claims 17

The renovation detail was not only aimed at improving Grenfell's appearance but also the building's insulation. Smoke was still wafting out of the blackened shell of the Grenfell Tower on Thursday...

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Leo Varadkar formally elected as Ireland's new Taoiseach

He went to Aras a Uachtarain (official residence of the Irish president) to receive his seal of office from President Michael D Higgins. Naomi Long said: "Northern Ireland and the Republic have a ...

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Hospital: Scalise has fractured bones, injured internal organs and severe bleeding

Hospital: Scalise has fractured bones, injured internal organs and severe bleeding

Five people were reportedly shot, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of Louisiana. Once the group in the dugout realized it was Capitol Police firing on the suspect, Flake said he saw...

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Rodman gives Kim the gift of Trump: 'The Art of the Deal'

Rodman gives Kim the gift of Trump: 'The Art of the Deal'

Warmbier graduated from there in 2013 as class salutatorian and had played soccer. In the past he met you, so our people all know you well. "So do we. Fred Warmbier said there is relief that his son i...

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President Trump tweets of 'witch hunt' amid ongoing Russia investigation

It quoted five people briefed on the requests and said those who have agreed to be interviewed are Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence, Admiral Mike Rogers, head of the National Securi...

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Washington Post says Mueller probe looking at obstruction by President Trump

Tuesday's hearing follows on the heels of former FBI Director James B. Comey's dramatic testimony before the same committee last week, when he raised intrigue by telling lawmakers that FBI officials...

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Jury deadlocked in Bill Cosby sex assault trial, ordered to continue deliberations

The jurors from Pittsburgh are sequestered at an area hotel for the duration of the trial. At least 17 people were killed in the early morning inferno Wednesday that swept through the 24-story Grenf...

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Trump blasts report on obstruction probe

The special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russian election meddling and any ties between Russia and the Trump campaign is reviewing whether President Trump tried to obstruct justice, accor...

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Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

Trump says Scalise condition 'difficult'

Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. CBS News reported shortly b...

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Steve Scalise shooting: ATF tracing James Hodgkinson's rifle, handgun

Steve Scalise on Wednesday before he was killed by police who had been guarding Scalise on the Alexandria, Virginia, baseball field. Federal Bureau of Investigation special agent in charge Tim Slat...

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Trump Slams 'Phony' Story On Obstruction Of Justice Probe

Trump Slams 'Phony' Story On Obstruction Of Justice Probe

Mr Comey would not say in his testimony last week whether he thought the president sought to obstruct justice, but added it would be up to special counsel Mr Mueller "to sort that out". He told th...

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ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals

ACLU sues to stop deportation of arrested Iraqi nationals

Many who have been arrested , like Hamama, who spent a year in prison for pointing a gun at another man during a road-rage incident, completed their sentences years ago and had been checking in regul...

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Malaysian fighter jet missing, search-and-rescue operation launched

Malaysian fighter jet missing, search-and-rescue operation launched

The RMAF said in a statement that contact was lost at 11.30 a m after the aircraft took off from the Kuantan airbase. Earlier today RMAF launched a search and rescue operation after it lost contact ...

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Putin: Western sanctions made Russia stronger

Mr. Putin said there was no reason to impose new sanctions and said at the heart of the new measures was the controversy in the USA around contacts between President Donald Trump's campaign team...

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Sinn Fein says will oppose any deal that undermines peace deal

The remarks come amid mounting criticism that Mrs May's proposed deal with the Unionist MPs - needed for the Tories after they lost their majority - jeopardises peace in Northern Ireland. Sinn Fein ha...

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At least 17 dead in London tower block fire

Survivors, many of whom lost all their belongings in the blaze, spent the night at emergency shelters, as charities and local support groups were flooded with donations of clothes and bedding from sho...

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Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery

Steve Scalise remains in critical condition, undergoes third surgery

Ahead of his visit, a White House official said Trump may only be able to visit Scalise's family, which has gathered at the facility, since the lawmaker himself remains critically ill. "Our thoughts a...

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Qatar denounces Gulf states' policy of domination

Qatar's port authority published video showing a container ship loaded down with cargo arriving at Doha's Hamad Port from Oman's Sohar Port, to a water-cannon welcome. In an interview with Al-Jazeer...

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Watch Alexandria Shooting at Congressional Baseball Event Captured Live

Watch Alexandria Shooting at Congressional Baseball Event Captured Live

The team was taking batting practice when a gunshot rang out and chaos erupted, lawmakers on the scene said. But he said news of the shooting came "totally out of the blue". "My colleagues were targ...

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Trump Says Obstruction Of Justice Probe Based On 'Phony Story'

The Washington Post reported late Wednesday that special counsel Robert Mueller was seeking interviews with three Trump administration officials who weren't involved in Trump's campaign: Dan Coats...

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Tillerson Waffles on Palestinian Terror

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson signaled on Wednesday that the United States could back away from the Minsk agreement to end fighting in Ukraine, telling a congressional hearing the Trump admini...

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her political rival united against Trump

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and her political rival united against Trump

May 26, 2017: Trump blasts German carmakers' USA sales and threatens to stop the sales. When pressed by a reporter who cited Merkel's comments about lessening the country's reliance on the U.S. "Bu...

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