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Russia's Navalny arrested as anti-government protests flare up

Although city authorities had agreed to a location for the Moscow protest, Mr Navalny called for it to be moved to one of the city's main thoroughfares. Navalny's team had earlier said they expect...

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Afghan soldier wounds 7 American soldiers

Besides the ANP, the headquarters in Paktia is also home to the ANP's Special Forces, the Public Order Police and the central command of the 303-Spin Zar regional police force for the southeastern par...

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Erdogan says Saudi-led ultimatum on Qatar 'against worldwide law'

Emirati Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash told reporters in Dubai that his country and its allies do not want " regime change " in Qatar , but a " behavioral change ". Having ...

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Jared Kushner Welcomes Top Tech Executives to White House

Cook also agreed with Trump in saying that the United States has much to do to modernize its technology infrastructure. About Making Comments on our Site: Patently Apple reserves the right to p...

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UAE sees 'parting of ways' if Qatar does not accept Arab demands

Sheikh Saif Al Thani , director of Qatar's government communications office, expressed doubt about reaching an agreement, saying the demands don't meet the criteria set out by the US and United Kin...

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Turkey's Erdogan backs Qatar, says calls to shut base 'disrespectful'

Diplomacy remains the priority in resolving the dispute with Qatar, the Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Anwar Gargash said on Saturday, but the GCC member could be expelled from the regional blo...

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Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

Learning From the Georgia Special Congressional Election

And after she predicted incorrectly that Democrats were poised to take back the House previous year, some of Pelosi's colleagues feel that this time around, she needs to deliver. "The Democra...

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North Korea: Obama Policy to Blame for 'Mystery' Death of Otto Warmbier

North Korea: Obama Policy to Blame for 'Mystery' Death of Otto Warmbier

He said: 'The fact that Warmbier died suddenly in less than a week just after his return to the USA in his normal state of health indicators is a mystery to us as well'. The supposed offense that le...

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Trump Suggests Attempt to Keep Comey Honest

Only 27 percent of Americans approve of Trump firing Comey, while 46 percent disapprove, the poll shows. Last week, it was revealed that Mueller - who led the Federal Bureau of Investigation from 20...

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New Zealand extend lead over US in America's Cup final

This is a rematch of the 2013 America's Cup on San Francisco Bay, where Team U.S.A. rebounded from an 8-1 deficit to win eight straight races in one of the greatest comebacks in sports. "We are clear ...

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Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

Senate Health Care Bill Draws Criticism From Conservative Republican Lawmakers

The Senate Republican bill is a tax giveaway to the wealthiest Americans; the top one-tenth of the one percent would receive thousands upon thousands of annual tax cuts while some individuals with dis...

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Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

Compare the Senate, GOP health bills and 'Obamacare' on key issues

On Friday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump was " very supportive of the current bill", referring to the Senate Republicans' bill, and that "he's committed to making sure that no ...

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Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out

Trump Says He Hopes Dems Don't Force Pelosi Out

After announcing he is planning to challenge Rep. Mark Sanford (R-S.C.) next year, Democrat Joe Cunningham on Wednesday tweeted , "If elected, I will not vote for Nancy Pelosi for speaker". The p...

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North Korea 'willing to talk' with U.S. on nuclear moratorium

North Korea 'willing to talk' with U.S. on nuclear moratorium

South Korea's military plans to deploy the Hyunmoo-2, which is created to hit targets as far as 800 kilometers (497 miles), after conducting two more test firings. Tensions spiked once again last wee...

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Iran fires rockets in 'revenge' at Islamic State in Syria

IDF Chief of Staff Gadi Eisenkot also downplayed the significance of the Iranian strike. "I have one message for Iran: Don't threaten Israel ", Netanyahu said. Lt. Col. Damien Pickart, the spokesma...

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Iran says 7 arrested in connection with Tehran attack

Iran says 7 arrested in connection with Tehran attack

The funerals for those killed began on Friday morning in Tehran with a ceremony in parliament, with President Hassan Rouhani in attendance. Iran's Intelligence Minister Mahmoud Alavi said th...

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Pyongyang returns USA student, now in a coma

Pyongyang returns USA student, now in a coma

Warmbier was sentenced in March 2016 after a televised tearful public confession to trying to steal a propaganda banner. In a tearful statement made before his trial, Warmbier told a gathering o...

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Michael Gove: Brexit 'consensus' needed after general election

Damian Green has been appointed First Secretary of State as Theresa May reshuffled her top team following her General Election humiliation. The former education secretary, who stood unsuccessfully ...

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Explaining the Celtics-76ers trade's unique future NBA Draft pick protections

Explaining the Celtics-76ers trade's unique future NBA Draft pick protections

So basically, the Sixers are giving the Celtics the Lakers' pick next season if it falls in the 2-5 range. Boston will get the Sixers' pick, No. 1 overall pick Ben Simmons as well as Joel Emb...

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South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

South Korean leader observes missile test amid North's threats

A soldier from North Korea has defected to South Korea through the Military Demarcation Line (MDL) separating the two Koreas, making it the third such defection in just two weeks. THAAD (Terminal Hi...

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China, US Agree On Aim Of 'Complete, Irreversible' Korean Denuclearization

Trump said in a tweet which came hours before the USA and China were set to meet in Washington to talk about North Korea. The talks followed what a USA official said on Tuesday were new movements ...

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Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

Trump's bright idea: a solar wall at the US-Mexico border

US President said and added that solar wall would be just attractive and so useful!The higher a wall goes the more valuable it is. He also joked it would mean Mexico "will have to pay much less mo...

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Iranians chant

Iranians chant "Death to Israel", burn Islamic State's flag at rallies

The day was established by the founder of the Islamic republic, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini , to show support for Palestinians and opposition to Israel , which Iran does not recognize. " Death to ...

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Abbas condemns attempted attack on Grand Mosque in Saudi Arabia

Near the end of Ramadan previous year in the Saudi city of Medina, four people died in an explosion close to Islam's second-holiest site, the Prophet's Mosque. Foreign Minister Abul Hassan Mahmood A...

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North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

North Korea carries out another rocket engine test

While it's not immediately clear what the outcome of the test was, North Korea has long harbored ambitions to build and maintain a credible nuclear weapon arsenal for deterrence or to strike North A...

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Puerto Rico's Vote for Statehood Means Nothing

Puerto Rico's Vote for Statehood Means Nothing

The 2017 Plebiscite for the Immediate Decolonization of Puerto Rico was held on June 11. Organizers expected 1.5 million to watch Sunday's event, held the same day as the US territory holds a refer...

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Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'

Defiant Pelosi Says She's Staying: 'I Think I'm Worth The Trouble'

I have enormous respect for her. Many are calling for new leadership. 'You know what, the honest answer is in some areas of the country - yes, she is. It would not have been a crucial blow to Trump ...

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Grenfell Tower fire: Every British high-rise tested fails fire safety regulations

Camden council representatives talk as they help residents as they are evacuated from the Burnham residential tower block on the Chalcots Estate, in the borough of Camden, north London , Friday, June ...

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US Lawmakers Urge Trump to Press India's Modi on Trade, Investment

US Lawmakers Urge Trump to Press India's Modi on Trade, Investment

In a city with a new administration that is upending and dismantling nearly everything from the Obama years - from health care to Gulf policy - American outlook towards India, at least in terms of geo...

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Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses

Nancy Pelosi lauds her own leadership record after Democratic losses

One of the weird take-aways from the Democratic freak-out following Jon Ossoff's loss in Tuesday's Georgia special congressional election was that House minority leader Nancy Pelosi must go. Sev...

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President Trump to re-institute travel restrictions to Cuba

Godinez is a professor in the department of theatre at Northwestern and the resident artistic associate at the Goodman Theatre, where he is the director of the Latino Theatre Festival. These new poli...

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Militants executing civilians as Marawi siege enters 4th week

As teenagers in the 1990s, the brothers seemed like ordinary young men, said a neighbor of the Maute family: they studied English and the Koran, and played basketball in the streets. "Well, we alrea...

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Conservative Wonk Avik Roy: The Senate Healthcare Bill is Actually Pretty Awesome

He said that the new plan will give Americans less comprehensive health care coverage and estimates that the bill will increase deductibles, defund Planned Parenthood , impose a "crushing age tax...

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Trump Reports Hundreds of Millions in Financial Liabilities

Trump Reports Hundreds of Millions in Financial Liabilities

Revenue from television shows like "The Apprentice" fell to US$1.1 million, down from US$6 million a year earlier. They are less detailed than full tax returns, which Trump has refused to release ...

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Spicer expected to address Senate health care plan

Nevada Sen. Dean Heller on Friday became the fifth person to oppose the bill, saying that he could not support the current draft either. Senate Majority leader Mitch McConnell smiles as he leaves ...

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