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SA may pay as levy opens 'Pandora's box'

The levy will apply to the same banks covered by the commonwealth's banking levy announced in this year's federal budget. UBS analysts Jonathon Mott and Rachel Bentvelzen said that the measure is ex...

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Opposition picks Meira Kumar as presidential candidate

Minutes after 17 opposition parties led by the Congress announced Meira Kumar's name in Delhi, calls went out from Bihar chief minister Nitish Kumar's residence summoning senior party leaders ...

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Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

Trump speaks to Qatar emir, offers help in resolving crisis - White House

But the document contains at least two names already designated internationally as terrorist financiers, and against whom Qatar took action, according to a previous US Department of State report. mili...

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Philippine rebels escape from school after hostages freed

Philippine rebels escape from school after hostages freed

Chief Inspector Realan Mamon added that members of the BIFF had engaged in a gun battle with the military. It said Esscom had drawn up a "wanted" list that included two militants who spearheaded t...

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Free parking for Eid Al Fitr holidays in Dubai

Free parking for Eid Al Fitr holidays in Dubai

The holy month of Ramadaan has nearly come to an end, and Muslims all over the world are enthusiastically waiting for the celebration of Eid al-Fitr. The elders in the family make it a point to give...

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Roma star Salah has Liverpool medical ahead of €40m move

Roma star Salah has Liverpool medical ahead of €40m move

His two and a half seasons in Serie A have seen him net 43 goals in 109 appearances - a significant improvement on the 2 goals in 19 Premier League games he had in London. "He knows the Premier League...

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Fireworks explode when Chris Wallace confronts top Trump attorney about FBI investigation

Fireworks explode when Chris Wallace confronts top Trump attorney about FBI investigation

But they seem prepared to paint Mueller's investigative team as politically motivated and will likely argue the president didn't illegally exert pressure on the investigation. Spicer also provided lit...

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Abu Rudeineh: New settlement project aims to thwart Trump's efforts

Abu Rudeineh: New settlement project aims to thwart Trump's efforts

An Abbas spokesman responded that the project would "undermine" Kushner's mission. "After decades, I have the privilege to be the prime minister to build a new community", he said. According to the W...

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Ramnath Kovind as President: Nominated to Divide the Opposition?

Ramnath Kovind as President: Nominated to Divide the Opposition?

Meira Kumar is from Bihar and Nitish Kumar's partners, Lalu Yadav and the Congress, have urged him to reconsider his decision and support "the daughter of Bihar". "17 paties came together on the is...

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North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

North Korea tests rocket engine, possibly for ICBM

The U.S. stations about 28,500 troops in South Korea as a deterrent against North Korea . Rodman has traveled to North Korea on five different occasions. Defiant North Korea has conducted another r...

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Rodman returns from 'real good trip' to North Korea

Rodman returns from 'real good trip' to North Korea

When Yun finally laid eyes on the comatose Warmbier in a North Korean hospital, it was the first time the US could verify his condition in person since his sentencing more than a year earlier, the St...

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North Korea freed, sentenced to prison, American student

Two women waiting outside the airport fence held signs: "WELCOME HOME OTTO" and "PRAYERS FOR OTTO", and said they were there to support his family. "Well, I'm pretty sure he's pretty much happy with...

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Clashes, protests intensify amid shutdown in India's Darjeeling town

While addressing the media for the first time on the issue in New Delhi, he said, "Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee is responsible for the current situation in the Hills. Banerjee, who chaired a high ...

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INEC receives signatures of over 188588 voters who want Dino Melaye recalled

INEC receives signatures of over 188588 voters who want Dino Melaye recalled

Meanwhile, the petition to recall Senator Dino Melaye will be received by the the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) on Wednesday June 21 . The senate is a place for responsible peopl...

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Darjeeling crisis worsens as West Bengal govt & GJM refuse to bend

Darjeeling crisis worsens as West Bengal govt & GJM refuse to bend

The continuing turmoil in Darjeeling over the long-standing demand for a separate Gorkhaland state has witnessed violent clashes between police and protesters, with one civilian dying and one Indi...

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Taliban attack kills five Afghan police, injures 15

Taliban attack kills five Afghan police, injures 15

Four more attackers stormed the gate after the blast, with at least two quickly killed by police. "There is a sense that India has to do much more in this context and asserting connectivity with Af...

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Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies

Ivanka Trump visits Capitol to talk family tax policies

Marco Rubio and other lawmakers Tuesday to discuss paid family leave . The mandate proposed by Ivanka isn't very popular among Republicans, but has captured support from some , including from...

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European Union soldier, from Portugal, killed in Mali attack -Mogherini

Traore said of the 36 people who escaped unharmed, there were 13 French citizens, 14 Malians, and also Spanish, Dutch, Egyptian and Kenyan nationals. EU Foreign Affairs chief Federica Mogherini, who...

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Showers fail to dampen enthusiasm of yoga participants

Showers fail to dampen enthusiasm of yoga participants

He also asserted that the traditional practice has now become part of every person's life. "There are many countries which don't know our language, are not aware about Indian culture or traditions b...

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WH: Trump Will Make Announcement 'This Week' on Comey Recordings

It hasn't yet been announced that Spicer has officially been promoted from press secretary to communications chief, but reports indicate the White House is actively re-evaluating Spicer's current ro...

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Israeli court stands up for woman in airline gender seat swap case

Israeli court stands up for woman in airline gender seat swap case

Airline employees cannot ask female passengers to move seats to accommodate men, according to a landmark decision by an Israeli court that could curb increasingly common requests from ultra-Ortho...

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Woody Johnson : Trump nominates NFL team owner as envoy to Britain

Woody Johnson : Trump nominates NFL team owner as envoy to Britain

If Johnson is nominated and approved by the senate, his younger brother, Christopher Johnson , 58, will assume the role of chairman and CEO of the Jets , the team announced . Johnson has faced ques...

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Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC

Two soldiers killed by Pakistan's BAT, two militants killed on LoC

The operations were underway. Pakistan earlier in the day violated the ceasefire along the LoC in Poonch . Naik Jadhav is survived by wife Ujala and Sepoy Mane by mother Shoba. Two Pakistan Bor...

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Convicted Oklahoma child molester moves next door to victim

Convicted Oklahoma child molester moves next door to victim

And that's exactly what Danyelle did- she posted about her new neighbor, Harold English , on Facebook - posting his sex offender registry with the words "meet my abuser and my new neighbor". "At th...

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India favourites against Windies despite Kohli-Kumble rift

India favourites against Windies despite Kohli-Kumble rift

The Indian team, hard on the heels of their loss to Pakistan in the Champions Trophy 2017 at the Oval on Sunday, left for their tour of West Indies where they are to play a single T20 global and...

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Man charged with bid to help Islamic State group

Man charged with bid to help Islamic State group

Raishani had allegedly told a police informant that he had helped another man in his efforts to join ISIS . US Prosecutors on Thursday charged Bronx resident Saddam Mohamed Raishani with attempti...

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Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey

Trump says he's willing to testify under oath, contradicts Comey

Trump also seized on Comey's revelation that he had directed a friend to release memos he'd written documenting his conversations with the president to a reporter. The committee sent a second letter t...

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Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

Church of England head says it 'colluded with' sex abuse

A London court heard that Ball had made victims strip naked and suggested they submit to beatings, in a number of claims made between 1977 and 1992. "The failure to pass six of the letters to police...

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North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

North Korea calls Trump a 'psychopath'

Trump. The family of Otto Warmbier , the American student who died days after being released from North Korea in a coma , deliberately hid the fact that he was Jewish in order not to impede negoti...

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President Trump drives cart across putting green at New Jersey golf course

President Trump drives cart across putting green at New Jersey golf course

In the video, the leader of the free world can be seen driving a golf cart across a green at the Trump National Golf Club in Bedminster, New Jersey. Trump rolled his golf cart off the green and righ...

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Raleigh mourners: Slain Muslim teen in Va. represents all 'sisters in Islam'

Raleigh mourners: Slain Muslim teen in Va. represents all 'sisters in Islam'

According to police reports, the teenager was with a group of her friends after prayers on Sunday morning when they had an altercation with one Darwin Martinez Torres , who has been arrested and is ...

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Intense fighting in Mosul as Iraqi forces close in on Islamic State

Intense fighting in Mosul as Iraqi forces close in on Islamic State

Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi said Islamic State's destruction is a "formal declaration of defeat". It was from a pulpit in that mosque that the extremists' leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, ...

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Putin quips he's ready to grant asylum to ex-FBI chief Comey

Flynn is the subject of several federal investigations into whether Trump associates colluded with Russian government officials during the 2016 presidential campaign. The Russian President was very sa...

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Senate GOP releases Obamacare repeal bill, but not all aboard

In the Senate, however, only three Republicans need to defect to kill the health care plan, and some moderates already are queasy about having their name on a bill that results in higher premiums, h...

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Trump says he didn't tape his conversations with Comey

Rep. Adam Schiff, the California Democrat who serves as the ranking member on the House Intelligence Committee , tweeted earlier Thursday that Trump was due to reveal the answer to the mysterious "...

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