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UK lawmakers hit by cyber security attack: media reports

The BBC reported that the inability to access emails was not due to the cyber attack but a result of measures to secure Westminster emails. Baron Chris Rennard warned it could mean that parliamentar...

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Australia suspends air operations over Syria

Australia suspends air operations over Syria

Another article in Britain's Independent on June 20 carried the headline: "The US seems keener to strike at Syria's Assad than it does to destroy Isis". and Russian Federation over Syria is caus...

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We Are Not Winning In Afghanistan: US Defence Secretary Jim Mattis

The officials, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to discuss the decision publicly before an official announcement, say the move gives Mattis the ability to adjust tro...

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London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests

London tower blocks evacuated as 27 buildings fail fire tests

Residents of 650 London apartments were evacuated Saturday due to fire safety fears in the wake of the Grenfell Tower tragedy, but 83 people refused to leave their homes, according to local offici...

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Trump lacks Syria strategy, risks confrontation with Russian Federation and Iran, analysts say

Trump lacks Syria strategy, risks confrontation with Russian Federation and Iran, analysts say

The chief of staff of the Air Force, Gen. David Goldfein, told the Senate Appropriations Committee on Wednesday that the de-confliction line "remains open". Last month, the U.S. Republican Senator...

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Uganda: Refugee Solidarity Summit raises $358.2M

About 500 delegates attended, including heads of state and government, members of the diplomatic corps, United Nations agencies, financial institutions and non-governmental organizations. United Natio...

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South Korea tests missile with warning to North

North Korea has been accused of crimes such as hacking banks, selling weapons, dealing drugs, counterfeiting cash and even trafficking endangered species - operations that are believed to rake in hun...

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Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

Leo Varadkar set to become Taoiseach

Mr Varadkar was seconded by one of the Dail's newest TDs, Josepha Madigan, of Dublin Rathdown, who was elected in February previous year. One of the first to congratulate Mr Varadkar was European ...

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Indian women brace for England challenge in first WC match

Indian women brace for England challenge in first WC match

Following the retirement of Charlotte Edwards a year ago, Winfield's partnership with Tammy Beaumont at the top of the order has injected a new intensity into England's one-day batting, and against ...

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Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?

Will the Gulf Cooperation Council Survive the Saudi-Qatar Crisis?

They have accused Qatar of supporting terrorism and destabilizing the region. "A lot of people think we're the only ones to lose in this", he said . On Sunday, Morocco said it would remain neutral ...

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South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

South Korea Tests Missile As President Speaks Of Need To 'Dominate' North

Boasting the largest participation ever with 184 delegations and 971 athletes, the 2017 World Taekwondo Championship runs from June 24 to June 30. The two Koreas support competing federations that t...

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Trump kicks Nancy Pelosi when she's down

WASHINGTON (AP ) - A dozen or so House Democrats want Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi to go after a dispiriting loss in a Georgia House election . "We need a genuinely new message, a serious job...

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PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results

PM to announce Cabinet reshuffle after shock General Election results

Mr Gove (pictured above), a former journalist, was Shadow Minister for Housing from 2005 to 2007 and Shadow Secretary of State for Children, Schools and Families from 2007 to 2010. Michael Gove said h...

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Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP

Opposition a divided house over Presidential election: BJP

In the third set, proposer Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Parkash Singh Badal, Union Urban development minister M Venkaiah Naidu will be present. Besides the BJP and its NDA allies, parties li...

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Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal

Conservatives and DUP on brink of coalition deal

Now it looks like a deal between the parties is closer to coming together, but that is bringing difficulties of its own. But there are questions if that date is realistic because there are key substan...

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A nuclear attack of Russian Federation on Syria: horrific details

It did not say when the missiles were launched. While both the USA and Russian Federation say their forces are in Syria to fight ISIS infiltration there, Russian Federation has allied itself wit...

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Qatar Airways seeks 10 pct stake in American Airlines

American also has had its differences with Qatar Airways , among other Middle Eastern carriers, over state subsidies the U.S. air travel industry says violate global agreements. "The Trump administra...

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Good start, not enough: European Union on May's offer

But political parties back home have slammed the offer as "too little too late" , a year on from Britain's vote to leave. "My first impression is that the UK's offer is below our expectations , an...

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S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

S. Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

News of the test came one day after US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson urged China, Pyongyang's sole ally, to put more pressure on the North to rein in its atomic weapons and ballistic missile prog...

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Rebels among UK's ruling Conservatives to scupper 'no-deal' Brexit

Rebels among UK's ruling Conservatives to scupper 'no-deal' Brexit

Given the floor for 10 minutes at the end of a Brussels summit dinner, her first since she launched the two-year withdrawal process in March, May outlined five principles, notably that no European U...

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Maha unveils Rs 34K cr loan waiver, 89 lakh farmers to benefit

Maha unveils Rs 34K cr loan waiver, 89 lakh farmers to benefit

The newly announced scheme by the BJP-led government will see debt of up to Rs 1.5 lakh per farmer being written off. "Even the current loan waiver is very hard for us, it is the biggest loan waiver...

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Key Tory manifesto bills missing from Queen's Speech, with focus on Brexit

Key Tory manifesto bills missing from Queen's Speech, with focus on Brexit

Of 27 Bills and draft bills unveiled in her first Queen's Speech, eight are devoted to the complex process of withdrawal from the EU, including a Repeal Bill to overturn the 1972 Act which took Brit...

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Militants attack CRPF convoy in Srinagar, 1 killed and 2 injured

Militants attack CRPF convoy in Srinagar, 1 killed and 2 injured

Witnesses said that militants fired many shots on the convoy injuring the soldiers. IG CRPF has ruled out a fidayeen attack and said this was a shootout. Another media report quoting Home Ministry...

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Modi leaves on three-nation visit, to meet Trump

Modi leaves on three-nation visit, to meet Trump

On Friday, PM Modi shared the details of his foreign visits and what he will do in the three countries on Facebook . Since Trump's election on an "America First" platform, US and Indian officials h...

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At Iowa rally, Donald Trump praises Fox and attacks CNN and NBC

The race for Georgia's 6th district was the most expensive House race in USA history. The apparent effectiveness of that messaging suggested to some that the 77-year-old Californian could be a...

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GOP senators now oppose health care bill as written

CEO Jeff Thomas said people who are able to have regular appointments with counselors and psychiatrists now will wait until they're in crisis to seek care and are likely to end up in overburdened jail...

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Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Sylville Smith Shooting

Former Milwaukee Officer Found Not Guilty In Sylville Smith Shooting

The defense had maintained Heaggan-Brown fired the second shot because of a "one-plus rule" he learned in his training. When the facts emerged, via the body camera Heaggan-Brown was wearing, they ...

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After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

After high-profile losses, some Democrats seek change at the top

Seth Moulton, D-Mass. Democrats supportive of Pelosi have long argued that even if she stepped aside, Republicans would demonize any new leader the party elevated. "Unfortunately a loss for us, but ...

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London homes evacuated on fire issues

Britain's government said Saturday that cladding samples from 27 high-rise apartment blocks in cities including London , Manchester, Plymouth and Portsmouth have failed fire safety tests. But bei...

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Malton man in Brussels during terror attack

Malton man in Brussels during terror attack

As the attacker screamed " Allahu Akbar ", or "God is great", in Arabic, a soldier shot the suspect several times, killing him. Then the bag exploded "more violently", Van der Sypt said, but it still ...

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Eid-el-Fitr : Police deploy 2500 policemen in Katsina

When a new moon appears over Saudi Arabia, the long-anticipated feast will begin. Form four students who are sitting for the 2017 Malawi School Certificate of Education (MSCE) examination, will cont...

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North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

North Korea detainee mourned at OH funeral

It was his life that held mourners' attention as they fondly remembered a spirited student-athlete who was socially magnetic and had a positive impact on the people around him, whether it was in class...

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UPS issues statement on incident at San Francisco facility

UPS issues statement on incident at San Francisco facility

As officers were arriving, Lam then allegedly shot himself in the head, according to police. Two other UPS employees were wounded, but have been released from the hospital, Cilia said. Associated Pres...

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Arizona Medicaid agency says Senate health bill cost $7.1B

Moderates are also wary of the legislation, which would make deep cuts to Medicaid and raise premiums for the poor, elderly, and sick, while benefiting people who are younger and wealthier. It kee...

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North Korea calls itself 'biggest victim' in death of Otto Warmbier

The North's foreign ministry spokesman also said in comments carried by the official KCNA agency that Warmbier was "a victim of the policy of strategic patience" of former USA president Barack Obama, ...

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