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Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target

Israeli sources: Iran missile strike a 'flop,' with most missing target

The U.S. also downed a Syrian government warplane earlier this week in northern Syria . The official was not authorized to be quoted by name and spoke on condition of anonymity. The IRGC claimed...

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GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support

GOP Health Bill: Senate Leader Faces Battle for Support

Democrats already deeply oppose Republican attempts to overhaul former USA president Barack Obama's signature healthcare law. Chuck Schumer countered that the bill "may be meaner " than th...

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United States wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

Trump, who frequently denounced China on the campaign trail, has turned to Beijing to help pressure its ally North Korea , prompting concern among Asian partners that the United States might go...

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Republicans still love Nancy Pelosi

A dozen House Democrats huddled in the office of New York Rep. Kathleen Rice - an outspoken Pelosi critic - on Thursday afternoon, among them Massachusetts Rep. "They always want to choose our l...

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Zarif meets senior officials at SCO summit

Zarif meets senior officials at SCO summit

Terrorism is a "main threat" to the security of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) member states, Russian President Vladimir Putin said on Friday. "I have full confidence that India-SCO coo...

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Botswana ex-president turned peacemaker Masire dies

Botswana ex-president turned peacemaker Masire dies

He replaced President Seretse Khama in 1980 and served as president for 18 years before voluntarily stepping down in 1998. According to the Huffington Post, he was a leading figure in the independ...

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Presidential Election: Opposition asks 'secular forces' to support Meira Kumar

However, the opposition leaders said "it was unfortunate that one of our allies has gone to the National Democratic Alliance camp in the July 17 Presidential election". With more than 60 per cent of...

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Sushma Swaraj: Passports to be in both English and Hindi

Sushma Swaraj: Passports to be in both English and Hindi

Swaraj also announced that passports will not be printed both in English as well as in Hindi. Please enter your email. Sushma Swaraj also unveiled a commemorative postage stamp at the event. She a...

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Israel disputes success of Iran missile strike

The strikes were retaliation for the ISIS-claimed suicide bomb and gun attacks in Tehran on the country's parliament and shrine of the founder of the Islamic Republic Ayatollah Khomenei that left 18...

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Have no political affiliation, President is above politics: Ram Nath Kovind

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

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London tower fire started in refrigerator, cladding failed safety tests, police say

Heartbreaking messages written on red London Fire Brigade T-shirts offer poignant tributes alongside flowers, toys and candles. 'There is a awful reality that we may not find or identify everyone ...

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U.S. southwest swelters in one of its hottest summers

U.S. southwest swelters in one of its hottest summers

In addition to grounding more than 40 flights of smaller planes because of the heat, airlines have been taking other measures on larger jets to reduce their weight. A towel, cap and water bottle c...

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These Three Americans Are Still Imprisoned In North Korea

These Three Americans Are Still Imprisoned In North Korea

Warmbier and his family, we have no further comment on Mr. Warmbier. Otto Warmbier , a 22-year-old college student detained and imprisoned in North Korea , is carried off of an airplane at Lunken Ai...

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Divided Opposition meet today to decide on candidate

Divided Opposition meet today to decide on candidate

The JD (U) leader said that Kumar, who is the JD (U) national president, and CPI (M) general secretary Sitaram Yechuri during the DMK founder M Karunanidhi's 94th birth day celebrations at Chennai on ...

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A timeline of events in the Brendan Dassey case

Brendan Dassey was sentenced to life in prison back in 2007 for the death of photographer Teresa Halbach in Wisconsin. The decision upholds Judge William Duffin's 2016 ruling that Manitowoc Count...

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White House: US Envoys' Meeting in Jerusalem Was 'Productive'

They also recognized "that forging peace will take time and stressed the importance of doing everything possible to create an environment conducive to peacemaking". White House press secretary Sean Sp...

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Hudson claims New Zealand are not scared of Ronaldo and Portugal

Hudson claims New Zealand are not scared of Ronaldo and Portugal

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) - Portugal coach Fernando Santos could deny himself the pleasure of seeing Cristiano Ronaldo play against New Zealand on Saturday. Portugal's opening day draw with...

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School boys wear skirts to protest dress code

School boys wear skirts to protest dress code

The boys complained it was too hot to wear pants and pointed that it was unfair the girls were allowed to wear skirts and remained cooler as a result. "About 30 boys arrived at school this morning w...

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United States gave no explanations to Russian Federation over downing of Syrian jet - diplomat

The Russian diplomat said earlier on Thursday that Russia considered the downing of the Syrian Air Force Su-22 warplane by the US-led coalition as a flagrant violation of the global law, the princip...

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Delhi University Admission 2017: RCC releases first cut off,check at du

Delhi University Admission 2017: RCC releases first cut off,check at du

A dip of 1.31% has been seen in the cut-off of BA Stream at KC College, Churchgate, last year the cut-off was 89% whereas the with the dip this year the cut-off was 87.69%. Lady Sri Ram College for Wo...

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Philippines says Islamist fighters trapped in corner of besieged town

Philippines says Islamist fighters trapped in corner of besieged town

The renewed attack by the Philippines military in Marawi on Tuesday may have pushed the extremists to resort to occupying a school where they can take shelter by using chidldren as sheilds. "They ...

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House Dem: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone'

House Dem: Pelosi's Time Has 'Come And Gone'

Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff lost a special House election in Georgia on Tuesday to Republican Karen Handel . The daughter and sister of former Baltimore mayors, she rose quickly through Democ...

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Israel starts work on new 'Illegal' settlements amid United States peace push

Israel starts work on new 'Illegal' settlements amid United States peace push

On the Gaza electricity crisis, the Israeli minister explained that "this is an internal Palestinian crisis that's not going to end", noting that "Abbas is going to increase cuts and soon stop the pay...

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Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

Prosecutors seek to uphold 'Making a Murderer' confession

After 99.9% of the world's population watched Making A Murderer , most viewers came to the conclusion that either (A) Brendan Dassey was innocent, or (B) Brendan Dassey was guilty, but there wasn't...

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Afghan leader, Pakistan condemn Helmand blast

Afghan leader, Pakistan condemn Helmand blast

The vehicle detonated in the parking lot of the New Kabul Bank in the provincial capital of Lashkar Gah , where dozens of people, both civilians and security personnel, had gathered. Provincial pol...

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'Bothersome' that Mueller is 'very good friends' with Comey

Comey later testified that Trump asked him for loyalty - which an Federal Bureau of Investigation chief does not owe a president - and made a statement that he interpreted as a request to "drop" a pro...

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North Korea says Warmbier's death a 'mystery to us as well'

The article published by the official Korean Central News Agency was Pyongyang's first reaction to Otto Warmbier's death in a United States hospital on Monday after North Korea released him for ...

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Iran Holds Annual Anti-Israel Rallies, Displays Missiles

Authorities in Tehran also displayed three surface-to-surface ballistic missiles, including the Zolfaghar missile that Iran said it used this week against Islamic State targets in Syria . Preside...

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North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath' following death of Otto Warmbier

North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath' following death of Otto Warmbier

The U.S. side says North Korea will get "top billing" in the discussions. Chinese President Xi Jinping met with Trump at the President's private Florida estate in April, a meeting that both le...

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Four GOP senators to oppose current Republican health care bill

NPR's Alison Kodjak begins our coverage . Senate Republicans released their proposed health care bill , which, if it passes, must be reconciled to the bill passed by the House of Represen...

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Family of Finsbury Park suspect insist Darren Osborne not a terrorist

Family of Finsbury Park suspect insist Darren Osborne not a terrorist

A suspect of the age of 47 was arrested on suspicion of a terrorist act and attempted murder by police on the scene at Finsbury Park . The cops have started carrying out searches at an address in the...

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Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, probes plane crash

Portugal tries to contain fatal fires, probes plane crash

More than 1,000 firefighters on the ground and aircraft from several countries are battling the blazes, BBC reports . Local media had earlier reported a Canadair plane had crashed. HUNDREDS of fi...

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DUP and Conservatives 'making progress' on deal

But opposition parties have said it is a way of avoiding the government being voted down in a Queen's Speech next year when talks in Brussels get tough ahead of Britain's expected European Union exi...

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NASA just discovered 219 planets-10 of them could contain life

This latest update to the Kepler catalogue brings the total number of planet candidates identified by the space-based telescope to 4034. The team was composed of Kepler research scientists Mario...

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Senators Roberts, Moran react to health care overhaul

Senators Roberts, Moran react to health care overhaul

Speaking to reporters, Paul said they have begun crunching the numbers in the GOP proposal and said "it looks to us like the Obamacare subsidies will remain in place and may well exceed what i...

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