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'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

'American Horror Story' Season 7 Adds Arrow's Colton Haynes

The American star will team up with Ryan Murphy for one of his shows for a second time, after starring in the second series of Scream Queens previous year. Showrunner Ryan Murphy announced Tue...

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Iranian spy drone shot down by Pakistan Air Force in Balochistan

Iranian spy drone shot down by Pakistan Air Force in Balochistan

The Pakistani Air Force initially declined comment, after reports emerged on Tuesday that one of its jets shot down the drone. Pakistan said Wednesday that it has shot down an Iranian spy aircra...

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BBC Reporter: Democrat Defeat in Georgia Election a 'Major Disappointment'

Tuesday night's outcome in a special House race in Georgia was a triumph for the GOP, and the most recent and devastating illustration of the Democrats' problems - from a weak bench and recruiting pro...

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What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

Downing Street said the Queen's Speech did not make a reference to the visit announced earlier this year as no date has been set for it so far. The state opening took place only days after another...

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Pentagon agrees to $12 billion jet deal with Qatar

Amid the ongoing diplomatic crisis between Qatar and a number of its Gulf neighbors, the U.S. has agreed to sell $12 billion worth of American F-15 fighters to the country. Qatar is home to the l...

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Pakistan team likely to get reception in Parliament House

Fakhar Zaman (June 18) recounts how his maiden ODI century was very close to not happening if sickness had made a decision to lay him low. "I am confident that Pakistan cricket is back on track and w...

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Iraqi premier on anti-terror outreach to Saudi Arabia, Iran

Recall, the Turkish Parliament on 7 June at an accelerated rate adopted legislation allowing the deployment of troops on a military base in Qatar. The three countries, which cut diplomatic ties and ...

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We need to play with caution against Malaysia, says coach Roelant Oltmans

We need to play with caution against Malaysia, says coach Roelant Oltmans

It has been several decades since cricket in the subcontinent overshadowed all other games, including hockey, which was sentimentally called the national game in both these countries after it whetted ...

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Castile Trial Had Video Evidence-But Not of Key Seconds

Yanez, who is Latino, was acquitted of manslaughter on Friday. Castile isn't the only one frustrated by the verdict, especially in the face of the Facebook Live video that seems to indicate C...

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DC Jewish community to hold vigil for Muslim teen killed in attack

The teens were returning to the mosque along Dranesville Road near Woodson Drive in Herndon when they encountered Martinez Torres. "If during the course of this ongoing criminal investigation, infor...

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What the Democratic loss in Georgia means for the midterms

The bottom line is that either Democrats had conned themselves into thinking they could win on the strength of Trump's unpopularity, or they willingly flushed $30 million down the drain. President Tru...

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US will protect our interests in Syria

US will protect our interests in Syria

The Iranian Revolutionary Guards said in a statement that it fired missiles from a base in western Iran hitting the headquarters of "Takfiri terrorists" in eastern Syria . "The Saudis and America...

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Man Tasered after incident at mosque

Man Tasered after incident at mosque

And now he's restrained let the police take him into custody and we hand him over which is our duty as members of the British public, to follow the law, to hand him over unharmed, and to not contradic...

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Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

Man killed woman, then himself on Chicago Skyway

Chicago Fire Department Commander Walter Schroeder says crews responded about 4:15 a.m. Wednesday and found two people dead along eastbound Interstate 90 near 88th Street. The 30-year-old man got out...

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GOP senators complain on eve of health care bill unveiling

The Senate may vote next week, McConnell said Tuesday, adding that Republicans will make "every effort to pass a bill that dramatically changes the current health-care law". Listen, there has to be ...

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Kovind's candidature will be fought politically: Pinarayi Vijayan

Veerendrakumar had told Nitish that it is hard to support the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance (NDA) candidate Ram Nath Kovind for the next President of India. The other AIADMK faction led by ...

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Prince Philip hospitalised just before the Queen's historic speech

However he missed the state opening of parliament this morning, with Prince Charles accompanying The Queen instead, and will not go to the races this afternoon. He was recently seen at the Troopin...

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Police say London attackers wore fake explosive belt

As reported by Blasting News, London police said on Saturday that Butt had tried to rent a much larger, 7.5-ton truck on June 3, but his payment was not accepted, leading him to rent the small...

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Korea to seek N. Korean participation in weightlifting competition

Korea to seek N. Korean participation in weightlifting competition

No cause of death has been determined for student Otto Warmbier (WARM'-beer). South Korean President Moon Jae-in ran on a platform of promoting dialogue with North Korea during the May 9 presi...

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Saudi king sacks nephew, appoints son Crown prince

The move reflects Mohammed's "calling the shots" in the kingdom , said Andreas Krieg of the Defence Studies Department at King's College London. "The king needed to strengthen his son's position amid...

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Cape Town stands out as only metro with a clean audit

Midvaal, governed by a majority DA government, was the only municipality in Gauteng to obtain a clean audit. Only 49 of the 263 municipalities received a clean audit. He said there should be appro...

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Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day

Indian Embassy In Kabul Celebrates Yoga Day

On June 21 , 2015, the first International Yoga Day celebration was organised at Rajpath in New Delhi . Recognising its universal appeal, on December 11, 2014, the United Nations proclaimed Jun...

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Philippines launches offensive in hope of recapturing Marawi by weekend festival

Philippines launches offensive in hope of recapturing Marawi by weekend festival

Padilla said at a news conference that is was possible the attack by BIFF could have been a diversion from the offensive in Marawi against Maute fighters. Lued Lincuna. Armored vehicles fired volleys ...

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Tensions rise in Syria as Russia, Iran send US warnings

Gen. Ramezan Sharif, head of the IRGC Public Relations Department, told Tasnim news agency that the IRGC fired six mid-range ballistic missiles at multiple targets, within a range of 650 to 700 km. ...

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Pilot Ejects From F-16 at Ellington Field Before Crash

Pilot Ejects From F-16 at Ellington Field Before Crash

Military officials said the F-16 is assigned to the 138th Fighter Wing unit of the Oklahoma Air National Guard. Officials had no immediate information on the extent of the pilot's injuries or further ...

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Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

Congressional Black Caucus turns down Trump invitation

Specifically, the caucus criticized Trump's budget proposal, which would cut money for Pell Grants for low-income college students and eliminate the Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which he...

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Government borrows lowest amount in a decade

Government borrows lowest amount in a decade

Office for National Statistics (ONS) figures reveal the government borrowed £16.1bn in April and May, £100m less than in the same two months past year, says the Financial Times . Lower borrowing in M...

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Qatar welcomes United States stance over Gulf crisis motives

From the start of the crisis, the worst in the Gulf region in years, the Trump administration's handling of the situation has been inconsistent at best. The Qatar Financial Centre, which administers...

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'Good progress' in DUP talks - Gavin

GERRY Adams has told UK PM Theresa May that a deal with unionists was a "breach" of the Good Friday Agreement . She pointed out that the DUP had just achieved its greatest ever election result a...

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Iran calls on Saudi Arabia to release detainees

Iran calls on Saudi Arabia to release detainees

Meanwhile, Prince Mohammed bin Nayef was the kingdom's security chief for many years and was known for his strong stance against jihadist militants. The diplomatic spat broke out days after a summ...

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Special election losses leave Democrats divided, searching

Elected on June 20, 2017, Republican Karen Handel is now the congressional representative for Georgia's 6th district. While candidates have come close to winning - the SC election, also on Tuesday...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Block acquired for survivors

Grenfell Tower fire: Block acquired for survivors

In the description of the march, as published by the MFJ on Facebook, the movement calls for the "destruction of [UK Prime Minister] May's coalition of austerity and bigotry" and for bringing down May...

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

The Queen's Speech lacked the usual level of pomp and pageantry, with the Queen ditching her traditional red velvet Robe of State and crown for a blue day dress and hat, and swapping her horse-drawn...

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As Brexit talks begin, Europe sees economic upswing over UK

As Brexit talks begin, Europe sees economic upswing over UK

Asked to clarify a remark he made after Monday's opening of talks about not making concessions to Britain, he played it down as a statement of the obvious not to concede arguments at the outset and al...

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Indian sportspersons celebrate International Yoga Day

Indian sportspersons celebrate International Yoga Day

Yoga institutes are on the rise. In Ahmedabad, almost 300,000 people, led by Ramdev, turned up at the GMDC ground to perform asanas, which the yoga guru claimed is a world record. Over 10,000 people...

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