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Brexit: Britain's stance unclear after general election, says European Union parliament president

Brexit: Britain's stance unclear after general election, says European Union parliament president

He said Prime Minister Theresa May will later this week update European leaders on Britain's approach on protecting citizen rights at the EU summit slated for Thursday and Friday. While the Europe...

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North Korea tests rocket engine -US officials (RTN)

He described as "personal views" his adviser's recent remarks in Washington that South Korea and the USA may consider scaling back their joint military exercises in exchange for North Korea freezi...

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Hamas rejects Islamic State's claim of killing of Israeli officer

The attack "will not be the last", it added. Earlier this year, Islamic State claimed it had launched a rocket attack from Egypt's Sinai Peninsula into Israel . All three men were from the vi...

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Southeast Arkansas Sees Heavy Rain As Cindy Passes Through

Flooding was also reported on Alabama's Dauphin Island. In the National Hurricane Center's latest advisory, it warned that the heavy rainfall could cause "life-threatening flash flooding" in p...

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Turkish exports to Qatar triple during Gulf crisis: trade minister

Saudi Arabia and three allies that have cut ties to Qatar want the small Gulf state to cut ties with the Muslim Brotherhood and all US -designated foreign terrorist organizations and shut down ...

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Some GOP senators expected to oppose health care proposal

Some GOP senators expected to oppose health care proposal

Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia - to vote against the Senate bill when it comes to the floor next week. Ends cost-sharing subsidies in 2020, ...

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Friend of former South Korea leader Park jailed for three years

Friend of former South Korea leader Park jailed for three years

The Seoul Central District Court handed down a three-year sentence on charges of bribery and obstruction, less than the seven-year term the prosecution had demanded. Park is also on trial over the c...

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Qatar's neighbors issue steep list of demands to end crisis

According to the list, Qatar must refuse to naturalize citizens from the four countries and expel those now in Qatar, in what the countries describe as an effort to keep Qatar from meddling in their i...

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Obamacare replacement bill runs into Republican trouble

The House's bill factors in age, but not income, when determining how much financial assistance to provide people. He said he is reviewing the bill and confident that Murkowski and Sullivan will...

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Iran fires missiles at militant groups in eastern Syria

After Iran launched missiles into Syria , an advisor to the Iranian foreign minister, Sheikh Hussein al-Islam, said that Israel "is the main enemy" of Iran and that Israel should be anxious. Th...

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Legislature ends session with no deal on mayoral control

If the mayor's control over city schools expires on June 20, the education system would revert back to the old system consisting of a Board of Education and 32 local school boards. Mario Cuomo. De...

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Supreme Court Has a Chance to Limit Partisan Gerrymandering

Supreme Court Has a Chance to Limit Partisan Gerrymandering

However, the court has never turned down a map drawn to give an advantage to a political party. That means no action until a high court decision on the case next year, which may make a mess out ...

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Collins: Trump should give clear answer on Comey tapes

He said they'd also like to hear from former Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson. Comey was pilloried for his handling of the Hillary Clinton email investigation, yet is now seen as a critical c...

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Violent mob kills police officer outside Srinagar's Jamia Masjid

Violent mob kills police officer outside Srinagar's Jamia Masjid

The officer has been identified as Deputy Superintendent of Police (Security) Mohammad Ayub Pandith. The officer was apparently attacked because he had allegedly been taking pictures of people com...

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CEOs Say They'll Sell Health Insurance Next Year, But Are Flying Blind

The consulting firm Avalere expects more than 40 percent of USA counties to have only one insurer selling coverage on the exchange in 2018. Some counties in Missouri, Ohio, Indiana and Washington wi...

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Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

Vehicle ploughs through crowd near London mosque

The mosque, which today operates largely as a community center, rose to global notoriety in the early 2000s, due to its links with Egyptian-born radical cleric Abu Hamza al-Masri. Some people at the s...

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Paris police detain four relatives of Champs-Elysees attacker

French police have taken into custody four members of the family, a source said on Tuesday. The police also discovered a Kalashnikov rifle, handguns and gas canisters in the auto, according to the ...

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White House Confirms Trump's Speech on Cuba in Miami on Friday

White House Confirms Trump's Speech on Cuba in Miami on Friday

Trump pledged to take a hard line on the Castro regime during the 2016 campaign and was rewarded with an endorsement by Bay of Pigs veterans in Miami last fall. Those on both sides of the issue say th...

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FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

In this context, terrorism means worldwide groups like ISIS or Al Qaeda. It's not clear who Hodgkinson planned to target or if he planned the shooting in advance or just happened upon the baseball...

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5 killed in vehicle bomb targeting police station in Somalia's Mogadishu

5 killed in vehicle bomb targeting police station in Somalia's Mogadishu

However, the military group which frequently launches attacks in Mogadishu and other areas controlled by Somalia's federal government, has not claimed responsibility for the latest attack. It also com...

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Russian Federation says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation F-16 approached defense minister's plane

Russian Federation says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation F-16 approached defense minister's plane

There have been more than 30 interactions between US and Russian planes and ships in the Baltic Sea since the beginning of June, US officials tell CNN . A Swedish military jet was buzzed by a Russi...

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Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

Rep. Steve Scalise upgraded to fair condition, hospital announces

Scalise was listed in critical condition after he and four others were shot during an ambush-style attack at a baseball field where a team of Republican lawmakers practiced ahead of an annual game a...

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Syria conflict: U.S. jet 'downs Iran-made drone'

Syria conflict: U.S. jet 'downs Iran-made drone'

The Syrians, Russians, and Iranians want to test USA commitments, whether it's by sending drones to al-Tanf or launching air raids against the SDF. A US warplane shot down an armed Iranian drone ove...

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USA forces shoot down another Iranian drone in Syria

USA forces shoot down another Iranian drone in Syria

In Tuesday s incident, the US-led coalition said an F-15E Strike Eagle jet destroyed an armed Shahed-129 drone in the early hours of the morning as it neared the Al-Tanaf base along Syria s eastern bo...

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Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

French President Emmanuel Macron said he preferred to talk about Europe's ambitions and plans than get involved in "discussions lasting days and nights on its dismantling". "European countries that ...

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'Imagine' if Britain stays in EU? Discord at EU summit

She seemed keen to calm the mood with the continentals after weeks of sniping during her election campaign , describing the first formal meeting of Brexit negotiators on Monday as "very constructive"...

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Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

Doctors in the U.S. said his condition was probably caused by a heart attack that cut the blood supply to his brain. It remains unclear what caused the University of Virginia student's severe heal...

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Trump to clamp down on Cuba travel, trade, curbing Obama's detente

Mr Trump said the sanctions on travel to Cuba will remain in place "until all political prisoners are freed, freedoms of assembly and expression are respected, all political parties are legalized,...

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Kovind files nomination in presence of PM, NDA CMs

Meanwhile, a confident Bharatiya Janata Party ( BJP ) on Friday, while maintaining that the NDA Government's presidential nominee Ramnath Kovind will win with majority, said that the Congress Pa...

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Opposition up in arms against Centre over Presidential nominee Kovind

Opposition up in arms against Centre over Presidential nominee Kovind

We added more money after Uddhavji told press immediately after Ram Nath Kovind's name was announced , that there are attempts being made to play politics over a Dalit presidential candidate. "Wh...

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Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

A group of younger House Democrats is leading the charge, saying that the party faces an uphill battle to take back the majority in the chamber as long as Pelosi is the party's public face. That's...

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Armed men storm Philippine village, take hostages

Armed men storm Philippine village, take hostages

Troops killed at least four militants, who belonged to an armed group that had pledged allegiance to the Islamic State terrorist organisation, said Captain Nap Alcarioto, another army spokesman. Phi...

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Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism

Couillard says Muslims also have a responsibility in the fight against terrorism

Ftouhi faces charges of committing an act of violence at an airport, and is expected to appear at a federal court in Flint . Ftouhi is in custody and has a bond hearing scheduled for Wednesday. Ftouh...

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Typically Trump-Friendly 'Fox and Friends' Questions President's Twitter Habits

Schiff also said he believes recent congressional testimony from Comey and Attorney General Jeff Sessions points to signs of possible obstruction by Trump that warrant further investigation. On Su...

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UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

UK: Pressure on May as Grenfell Tower death toll rises

Both May and her ministers have said they will do all they can to help those left homeless after the blaze and make sure other high-rise buildings, usually home to poorer people, are checked and safe....

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