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Britain's Prince Philip to spend second night in hospital

A Buckingham Palace spokesman told the press that Philip's hospitalisation was a "precautionary measure", and that the infection had been brought about by a pre-existing condition. BBC royal correspon...

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Russian Hackers Targeted 21 States in 2016 Election

Russian Hackers Targeted 21 States in 2016 Election

Bloomberg reported earlier this month that Russian hackers "hit" systems in 39 states, and The Intercept , citing a classified intelligence document, reported that Russian military intelligence "exe...

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Tropical storm warnings in effect as Cindy gets closer

Tropical storm warnings in effect as Cindy gets closer

Meanwhile, Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey declared a state of emergency and Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to raise the state's readiness level. The center of the storm is expected to make landfall late Wednesday ni...

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McConnell To Release Repeal And Replace Bill Thursday

McConnell To Release Repeal And Replace Bill Thursday

Mounting disapproval of the health care bill among Republicans reflects the growing trend within the entire electorate. One assumes they wouldn't worry as much unless they viewed Medicaid as valuabl...

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China needs to exert 'much greater pressure' on NKorea

North Korea conducts about 90 per cent of its trade through China , which maintains that it implements the United Nations sanctions properly. Trump tweeted on Tuesday. Despite some initial successes ...

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Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast

Tropical Storm Bret forms in Atlantic off Venezuelan coast

The latest forecast track of Cindy brings the storm right across the ArkLaTex as a tropical depression late Thursday. A tornado warning reached east to Pensacola. "All arms of the state's emergenc...

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Queen unveils govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

Queen unveils govt agenda in scaled-down Parliament opening

And it's been that long since the Queen last turned up for the state opening of Parliament without the horse-drawn carriages, robes and crown. And that road map includes a whole lot of Brexit . W...

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Indian Inc Celebrates International Yoga Day

Indian Inc Celebrates International Yoga Day

Putting emphasis on wellness apart from physical fitness Modi said that Yoga is helpful for achieving wellness. "It is not even expensive to practice", he said. In this 80 minute Yoga session, along w...

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Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in United Kingdom vote

Scottish referendum in doubt after steep losses for SNP in United Kingdom vote

But although the left-wing, secessionist party finished top in Scotland , winning 35 of its 59 seats, it was 21 down on the number it won in 2015, losing constituencies to the Conservatives , Labou...

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Three killed in Colombia mall blast

Authorities said the explosive had been placed in a women's bathroom on the second floor. President Juan Manuel Santos has ordered the police to direct the investigation into the attack, and expr...

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South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation is critical

An estimated 6 million people, half the population, are expected to be severely food insecure this month and next, up from 5.5 million in May, a UN-backed food security report said . "The only way to...

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Team Opposition Shrinks Ahead of Meeting To Pick Candidate for President

The JD-U has nearly "decided" to support NDA Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind who earlier served as the Governor of Bihar, according to media reports . If Sena's verbal support for Kovind m...

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May's filleted Queen's Speech is threadbare, says Labour

Brexit was always going to dominate and the Queen began with the Government's desire to get the best possible deal from the negotiations to leave the European Union. "My government will make further ...

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Escaped inmates caught in Tennessee

Escaped inmates caught in Tennessee

They escaped a prison transport and were on the run for a couple of days before surrendering here in Rutherford County. Dubose and Rowe are each charged with two counts of murder in connection with ...

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Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program

Prince Philip, the husband of the queen, didn't attend after being hospitalized for an infection. Another detail earned notice for its absence : In a speech that traditionally notes important state...

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International Yoga Day celebrated across the globe ‎

International Yoga Day celebrated across the globe ‎

Various universities and higher educational institutions across the country also organised mass yoga performances besides lectures, discourses and talks on the ancient exercise regime by eminent exper...

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May drops key manifesto pledges from Queen's 'Brexit' speech

Tom Selby, senior analyst at AJ Bell, said while the Queen's Speech confirmed a consultation will put forward care fee reform proposals given the hostile reception given to the Tories so-called ...

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Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

Federal Bureau of Investigation won't release Comey's Trump memos

The memos were at the center of attention during Comey's June 8 testimony to the Senate Intelligence Committee, when the ex-FBI director admitted he began documenting conversations with the president ...

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Clues from Georgia on Democrats' future

But Democrats also had some good luck in 2006 that will be hard to duplicate: There were a half dozen safely Republican districts where the incumbent succumbed to scandal or indictment, including ...

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Lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

Lawyer says President Trump not under investigation

The top attorney also maintained that there can not be any investigation into Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey because the president had full constitutional authority to oust the agency ...

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Middle East More arrests in Iran, mastermind of Tehran twin attacks killed

Middle East More arrests in Iran, mastermind of Tehran twin attacks killed

The suspect left Iran for a neighbouring country following last week's attacks, intelligence minister Mahmoud Alavi was quoted by the official IRNA news agency as saying. Alavi also said that in...

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In Georgia, Handel reaches out to Democrats and thanks Trump

Democrats on Tuesday also lost a special election in neighboring SC, where Republican Ralph Norman easily prevailed over Democrat Archie Parnell in a seat formerly held by Republican Mick Mul...

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Here's What We Know About The Senate GOP Health Care Bill

Bart Stupak of MI that threatened the bill's passage. "It will be different and take a different approach based upon these endless discussions we've had with the only people interested in changing the...

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Barack Obama Responds To Warmbier's Death After Criticism From Trump, Parents

President Trump similarly asserted this week, "the results would have been different" had Otto been brought home sooner; he did not elaborate, but did add, "he should have been brought home that day"...

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Fatal attack in Jerusalem: ISIS, Hamas both claim responsibility

Fatal attack in Jerusalem: ISIS, Hamas both claim responsibility

The Israeli army on Saturday denied any Daesh link to Friday's attacks in East Jerusalem where three Palestinians and an Israeli policewoman were killed . " ISIS's claims are false, although one o...

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Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US

Australia's suspension of Syrian operations a 'blow' to the US

The U.S. military said it is not at war with the Assad regime, but is taking defensive actions to protect the U.S. -backed Syrian Defense Force (SDF). The U.S. -led military coalition said in a sta...

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Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event

Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for int'l event

There are many countries which do not know our language, traditions or culture but the entire world is getting connected with us because of yoga", said 66-year-old Modi, who was attired in a white T-s...

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Afghan Army commando killed United States soldiers in Nangarhar Afghanistan

An Afghan soldier opened fire on USA troops in a restive eastern province of Afghanistan on Saturday, killing three and injuring a fourth, authorities said. "On my way here I was informed that USA s...

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After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

After 4 days, Portugal contains wildfire that killed 64

Some local residents said they had been without the support of firefighters for hours as their homes burned. News agency Lusa cited a source from the civil protection agency saying a helicopter ...

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USA forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

USA forces shoot down Iranian drone over Syria as fighting escalates

While government troops may be far from in control of that area and are unlikely to go after the city of Raqqa, Syria expert Sam Heller of the Century Foundation said the forces "have done enough to i...

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Paris police: Champs-Elysees attacker killed, firearms and explosives found in auto

Officers were searching a residential address in the Cardiff area, after the suspect injured 11 people in the attack on Muslims who had just left late-night prayers. Hours later, access to the avenue ...

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Muslim Terror Attack Thwarted in Belgium

Muslim Terror Attack Thwarted in Belgium

Federal prosecutor's office spokesman Eric Van der Sypt identified the man only by the initials O.Z.as he spoke to reporters Wednesday, and said that investigators had searched the man's home over...

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Russian police detain Putin critic Navalny ahead of Moscow protest

Yulia, the wife of Alexei Navalny , said Monday that he was arrested outside his home en route to the centerpiece demonstration on the Tverskaya Street. Prominent opposition leader Alexei Navalny...

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Seattle Shooting Raises Questions About Officers' De-Escalation Efforts

It shows the moments leading up to the point where police say the woman confronted two officers while she was wielding two knives. The transcript released by police late Monday shows that one ...

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Israel begins reducing power to Gaza, fulfilling Palestinian Authority request

Israel begins reducing power to Gaza, fulfilling Palestinian Authority request

Trump previously asked Netanyahu during a February visit to the White House to "hold back on settlements for a little bit" amid renewed USA efforts to broker peace in the region. Jason Greenblatt ...

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