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Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites

Soros says United Kingdom is approaching 'tipping point' as Brexit bites

Brexit Secretary David Davis confirmed in his first formal Brexit negotiating session in Brussels on Monday that the United Kingdom would still be leaving the EU's single market, but few other ...

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GST: Government launches webpage to facilitate IT, electronic goods taxpayers

GST: Government launches webpage to facilitate IT, electronic goods taxpayers

It was announced by the government on Thursday that it will be lenient in the initial days of GST if the mistake is genuine. Asked if the government may relax penalty and fine provisions for mismatc...

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Charles Krauthammer: The great Muslim civil war -- and us

Another front is shaping up on the ground below, with Assad's forces, which are also battling the Islamic State group, reaching the Iraqi border in the distant east. On Monday, Russia warned the Uni...

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President polls: RJD to question JD (U) over extending support to Centre

Besides the NDA's constituents, which comprise over 48.6 percent of votes in the electoral college that will elect the next president, regional parties such as the AIADMK, BJD, TRS and JD (U) have a...

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O'Mahony To Lead The Lions In First Test

There are pints in hand from early in the afternoon, while the earlier arrivals show signs of fatigue from the night before. The bullish back-row forward will skipper the Lions at Eden Park this...

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Mourners Remember Otto Warmbier At Hometown Funeral

Warmbier's treatment by the reclusive North Korean regime sparked strong condemnation in Washington , and inflamed already high tensions stoked by Pyongyang's atomic tests and missile launches. ...

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United States pushing China to rein in companies that deal with NKorea

The US has been pressing Pyongyang to halt its nuclear weapons development and urging China and other countries to starve the North of funding for the program. President Barack Obama whose governmen...

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Former Milwaukee Police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

Former Milwaukee Police officer found not guilty in fatal shooting

It's the second time this week a police officer has been found not guilty on charges for fatally shooting a black man - last Friday, Minnesota police officer Jeronimo Yanez was cleared on all c...

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Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed

Twin blasts rock market in Pakistan's north-west, 15 killed

Twin blasts rocked Pakistan's densely populated area of Kurram Agency's Parachinar city on Friday, killing at least 25 people, media reports said. At least 18 people were killed and almost 100 other...

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Body found at North Texas landfill ID'd as missing girl

Body found at North Texas landfill ID'd as missing girl

Police did not initially suspect foul play. "The dog was found tied to a fence at the nearby dog park", the flyer reads . The teen was reported missing to police about 8 p.m., police said. "She's j...

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Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

Trump publicly doubting that Russia meddled in election

The intelligence community report did not include any assessment of whether Russian hacking actually influenced the election result. The issue has become a flashpoint for the Trump administration as...

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Trump says health care bill needs 'a little negotiation'

But some Republican senators, as well as all the Senate's Democrats , have complained about McConnell's proposal, the secrecy with which he drafted it and the speed with which he'd like to wh...

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Trump's Washington hotel saw nearly $20 million in revenue

The documents cover January 2016 through this spring. It turns out all those trips to Mar-a-Lago and various Trump golf courses have paid off big time for President Trump. His tenure in most of thos...

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Grenfell Tower: Police consider manslaughter charges and 'every criminal offence onwards'

A firefighter puts his hand to his face looks as he at the floral tributes before a minute's silence near to Grenfell Tower in west London . The government specifically wanted to find out if any ...

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'I did not make, and do not have' Comey tapes

The tweet on May 12 was thought to be an attempt at threatening Comey so he would not talk to the press. The tapes, produced between 1971 and 1973, helped doom the Nixon administration, leading to...

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Tensions rise after Syrian jet downed, missile attack

Tensions rise after Syrian jet downed, missile attack

Yesterday's strike came after twin attacks in Tehran on June 7 killed 17 people, in the first attacks in Iran claimed by IS. Tehran has devoted vast military and financial resources to propping up...

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Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school

Islamic militants take hostages at Philippine school

The enemy has withdrawn. they failed", Mr Padilla said, adding that troops were in pursuit of the militants. The military said earlier that the gunmen had planted improvised bombs around the schoo...

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Downing Street orders investigation of fridge

The police are now considering manslaughter charges among the possible criminal offences that may have been committed. She said the Hotpoint model, FF175BP, involved was not subject to recall an...

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FLDS church leader Lyle Jeffs in South Dakota jail

Their group, known as the Fundamentalist Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints, is based in a small community on the Utah-Arizona border. Jeffs is in the Minnehaha County Jail in Sioux Falls...

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Saudi King appoints son as successor

He had previously been the second-in-line to the throne as deputy crown prince, though royal watchers had long suspected his rise to power under his father's reign might also accelerate his asce...

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United States military shoots down Iranian-made drone in southern Syria

In an indirect reference to Iranian-backed forces that have been gathering in the eastern desert region, a US-led coalition statement cited a recent escalation of tensions and said it would not "tol...

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Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner throws first pitch at Congressional game

Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner throws first pitch at Congressional game

This year's game took on a different tone, coming just a week after the GOP congressional baseball team was ambushed by a gunman at an early morning practice. Reaction to the shooting was also evide...

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ND sailor aboard USS Fitzgerald when it was struck

The Arleigh Burke-class guided-missile destroyer USS Fitzgerald , damaged by colliding with a Philippine-flagged merchant vessel, is towed by a tugboat upon its arrival at the US naval base in Yoko...

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MP farmers agitation: Mandsaur remains peaceful, curfew relaxed for 12 hours

MP farmers agitation: Mandsaur remains peaceful, curfew relaxed for 12 hours

Senior party member Sanjay Singh, who was part of the delegation, said: "First the state home minister said that shots that killed the farmers were not fired by policemen but then later he accepted th...

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Bihar CM Nitish Kumar leaves allies red-faced, again

Thanking the Opposition parties for nominating her as their joint candidate, Kumar said this was a fight between different ideologies. The BJP's decision to go ahead with a moderate and relative...

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Putin argues for necessity to ensure Russia's sovereignty in Arctic

Putin argues for necessity to ensure Russia's sovereignty in Arctic

The Russian president, who reportedly compared Comey to NSA contractor Edward Snowden , raised questions about the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director's claim that he helped leak detailed...

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Trump Says 'Let's Play Ball' At Record Turnout For Congressional Baseball Game

Jack Sava , director of trauma at MedStar Washington Hospital Center said at a news conference Friday afternoon. Sava said it's hard to predict how long Rep. Sava declined to put a timeline on when ...

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Forget Georgia: Why Tuesday's Other Special Election Should Terrify Republicans

The Democratic Party boosted 30-year-old political newcomer Jon Ossoff with a campaign war chest of more than $ 40 million and a team of Democratic strategists to take on Republican Karen Hand...

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North Korea warns against following 'psychopath' Trump

The University of Virginia student was accused of trying to steal a propaganda banner while visiting and was convicted of subversion. He had been jailed for almost 18 months. McCain is the Republican ...

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Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

Scalise Shooter Had List of at Least 6 GOP Lawmakers' Names

House members but uncovered a great deal of anti-Republican views from his social media pages. Hodgkinson's social media accounts indicated strong anti-Republican views and an Federal Bureau of Inve...

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Russian Expert: Syrian Army Surrounds Al-Tabaqah

Russian Expert: Syrian Army Surrounds Al-Tabaqah

A US warplane on Tuesday shot down an armed drone linked to Syrian regime forces, the latest in a series of clashes between USA -backed forces and the regime of Bashar Assad that risks drawing Ame...

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Qatar Airways after piece of airline

Qatar Airways after piece of airline

Qatar plans to buy at least $808m in common stock of American Airlines. Shares of American Airlines rose more than 5 percent in pre-market trade after it disclosed the potential investment. Americ...

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Shiv Sena supports Kovind; to go with NDA after 15 years

The Left parties, which were earlier garnering support for former West Bengal Governor Gopal Krishna Gandhi, are slated to meet on the morning of June 22. "When the Congress had the opportunity to ele...

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Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

Democrats Realize 2010 'Fire Nancy Pelosi' Campaign Has Been Working

House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Thursday offered a bewildering assessment of the party's loss in Georgia's special congressional election , saying the outcome was "good". Asked if Pelosi sh...

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Shiv Sena now bats for Swaminathan as next President

Shiv Sena now bats for Swaminathan as next President

Initially Sena had reservations against supporting presidential candidate and had asked BJP to first name its candidate for the post or choose either RSS Chief Mohan Bhagwat and Agriculture Expert...

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