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Yoga connecting world, says Modi as millions stretch and bend

Abdul Kalam Technical University in Lucknow , he said that it is natural to think about Dr. Kalam while talking about science, technology and innovation. Yoga is about health assurance, he said. Here...

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U.S. spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

U.S. spy satellites detect activity at North Korean nuclear test site

So did the agreed release this month of 22-year-old American prisoner Otto Warmbier, until it emerged he was in a coma. Ramping up pressure on North Korea will be a key topic for this week's high-le...

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In spite of tweet, lawyer insists Trump not under investigation

Any confirmation that Mueller has expanded the investigation to consider whether the President obstructed justice with the Comey firing would carry no guarantee of a guilty finding. Kushner has been r...

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Trump's son-in-law may get new legal counsel

On Sunday, however, a member of his legal team, Jay Sekulow , largely denied that, sparking a tense exchange with Fox News anchor Chris Wallace. Last week, the Washington Post reported Muell...

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Afghan policemen killed in US airstrike

A spokesman for the provincial governor in Nangarhar province, Attahullah Khogyani , said the attack took place in the Achin district. Attahullah Khogyani , a spokesman for the governor in Nan...

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Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

Qatar crisis: Germany seeks to bridge rift with Arab states

Saudi Arabia , the UAE , Egypt and Bahrain lead a string of countries that this week cut ties with Qatar over what they say is the emirate's financing of extremist groups and its ties to Iran. He...

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International Yoga Day: Bollywood stars show off their yoga love on Instagram

International Yoga Day: Bollywood stars show off their yoga love on Instagram

Malaika in collaboration with Reebok posted a video on her Instagram account where she is seen teaching the various yoga asanas. This year, Shilpa Shetty performed Bakasana , because she says, "...

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Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit

May's government said it was "confident it can achieve a bold and ambitious deal that will work in the interest of the whole U.K". "We will leave the single market, the free trade area and the Cus...

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Gulf system upgraded to Tropical Storm Cindy

Gulf system upgraded to Tropical Storm Cindy

Tropical storm warnings are in effect along the Louisiana and Texas coasts and points inland. This is going to be a wet week because of a stalled out front and an approaching Tropical Storm Cindy...

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Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

Brazil federal police accuse president of getting bribes

The court is the only body that can formally investigate the president. The assistant referenced in the document is former lawmaker Rodrigo Rocha Loures, who was detained in June after being filmed ...

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Republican Karen Handel wins hard-fought Georgia congressional election

Republican Karen Handel wins hard-fought Georgia congressional election

Republican Karen Handel has won Georgia's record-breaking special congressional election, dashing hopes by Democrats to pull off an upset in the run-up to the 2018 midterm elections. The two ...

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Erdogan vows

Erdogan vows "every kind of support" for Qatar

Breaking with his secretary of state's rhetoric, Trump called Qatar a "funder of terrorism at a very high level". Earlier on Friday, Tillerson asked Saudi Arabia and its allies to halt the blo...

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Merkel, Macri emphasise multilateralism and free trade

Merkel, Macri emphasise multilateralism and free trade

Those values include free trade, a principle at the core of Mexico's relationship with the United States, and one Trump has threatened in an attempt to erase a trade gap of roughly $60 billion in M...

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EU, Britain possible to strike 'fair deal'

But in Britain many media portrayed Davis, a veteran Brexit campaigner, as having climbed down from his insistence that the European Union must immediately open talks on a future free trade agreemen...

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Live Decision Desk results from the Georgia special election

Trump, who didn't endorse a particular Republican candidate during the primary, tweeted in April, "Dems failed in Kansas and are now failing in Georgia ". Handel said there is a great need to...

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Algerian man jailed for dangling baby from window to get Facebook 'likes'

Algerian man jailed for dangling baby from window to get Facebook 'likes'

He posted at Facebook the photo with the following inconclusive caption: " 1000 likes or I will drop him ". Disgusted viewers quickly contacted police and the man, who has not been named in local ...

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United States handling Warmbier's death as 'humanitarian matter': Kang

Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) described Warmbier's death as " murder " but called on Americans "stupid" enough to travel to North Korea to sign a waiver not to hold the USA responsible if something hap...

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Emmanuel Macron to reshuffle government after French parliament election win

Emmanuel Macron to reshuffle government after French parliament election win

At the beginning of January, he was a 39-year-old maverick politician with a roguish smile and no institutional backing from the country's dominant political parties. "After the reforms, which we expe...

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United States shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

United States shoots down pro-regime drone in Syria

Israel also is concerned about Iran's missiles and has deployed a multilayered missile-defense system. Australia is a member of the core group of nations conducting military operations in Iraq and...

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Russian Federation warns U.S. jets in Syria are potential targets

It stopped short of saying it would shoot them down. The threat came after the U.S. downed an army jet on Sunday in the southern Raqqa countryside. The United States insisted Monday it wants no ...

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BJP, opposition hold parleys on Presidential election

BJP, opposition hold parleys on Presidential election

The BJP is to convey to the opposition and other parties the name of its choice of presidential candidate in the final round of talks with them next week, its leaders said. This would take the BJP's v...

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South Korea to produce missile interceptor to fight North Korea

The powerful USA anti-missile system was installed this year to guard against growing missile threats from the nuclear-armed North. "This is something we can do at a later stage, when North Korea has ...

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Early returns: Tight Georgia House race as nation watches

Georgia's outcome follows similar results in Montana, Kansas and SC, where Republicans won special House races by much narrower margins than they managed as recently as November. Even though he spel...

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Explosion at Brussels train station, suspect shot

Belgium's Threat Assessment Coordination Body said the threat level remains at 3 and there is no indication of other incidents, the Belgium Ministry of Foreign Affairs reported. He said it was still u...

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Pakistan to fence whole border with Afghanistan

Pakistan to fence whole border with Afghanistan

In February, Islamabad made a decision to close the Torkham and Chaman borders with Afghanistan following a wave of deadly attacks across various parts of Pakistan. He warned of retaliatory action, re...

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Dad: Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea not connected to Rodman

Dad: Otto Warmbier's release from North Korea not connected to Rodman

Doctors plan a news conference on campus later Thursday. Warmbier was detained in January 2016 and sentenced to 15 years of hard labor in March last year for trying to steal an item with a propa...

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Republican Karen Handel wins Georgia congressional election; setback for anti-Trump effort

CNN called the race for Republican Karen Handel shortly after 10 p.m. ET, with her holding a lead of more than 10,000 votes over Democrat Jon Ossoff . Tom Greathouse , 52, an auto fix busi...

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Alabama ex-con accused of killing Florida girl

Alabama ex-con accused of killing Florida girl

Her body was found Monday in a stream a few miles from her home. Investigators have arrested a suspect in the homicide of Naomi Jones. Unfortunately, the quest for new goods turned sour this past...

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Russian Federation wants USA explanation for downing jet

The U.S. -led coalition fighting the Islamic State group said a U.S. F-15 fighter jet shot down the drone "after it displayed hostile intent" while approaching a military camp near the Syria-Jordan ...

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Japan Has Surprise Trade Deficit in May on Energy Import Jump

Japan Has Surprise Trade Deficit in May on Energy Import Jump

Exports to the European Union gained 19.8 percent to 692.37 billion yen and imports were up 12.5 percent to 732.91 billion yen, with Japan posting a trade deficit with the EU of 40.54 billion yen, the...

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Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

Republican Handel wins Georgia race, thanks Donald Trump

The race between Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel . Georgia's 6th Congressional District has always been a Republican stronghold. Handel won the conservative-leaning district, which stretch...

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US Shoots Down Drone In Syria

US Shoots Down Drone In Syria

Attempting to de-escalate the situation, USA officials in Baghdad have sent out notices reminding parties involved in Syria that there is a de-confliction mechanism in place with Russian forces to r...

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Shiv Sena on board for Kovind

Shiv Sena on board for Kovind

Sena president Uddhav Thackeray told reporters that party leaders had made a decision to support Kovind since they thought "he was a good person and would do well for the country". "Rather than the ...

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US sends supersonic bombers in show of force against N.Korea

The 10-hour mission was carried out by two US Air Force B-1B Lancers assigned to the 9th Expeditionary Bomb Squadron from Dyess Air Force Base, Texas, a US military official told CNN . The tweet came...

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Coroner still probing death of US student held by N. Korea

The death of a US student Monday following 17 months of captivity in North Korea has caused fury and grief across America. Yesterday, former UVA student Otto Warmbier passed away in Cincinnati, ...

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