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Colombian ELN rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists, ombudsman says

Colombian ELN rebels release kidnapped Dutch journalists, ombudsman says

Photos released by the Ombudsman's Office show the Dutchmen flanked by armed and masked ELN fighters before being transferred to its delegation. Colombia's ombudsman office, which handles human righ...

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Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to show restraint

Iran urges Persian Gulf Arab states to show restraint

They also suspended all land, air and sea traffic with Qatar , ejected its diplomats and ordered Qatari citizens to leave their countries. Mattis added that he believed Qatar is "moving in the righ...

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Iftar Dinner Celebrates the end of Ramadan in Poconos

For the first time in past several years both the Muslim communities celebrated Eid on the same day in Iraq in 2016. On this year 2017, the end of the holy month of Ramadan is June 25th or 26th. Mu...

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Avoid reckless statements, Buhari urges Nigerians in Eid-el-Fitr message

Avoid reckless statements, Buhari urges Nigerians in Eid-el-Fitr message

Hence today is 30th Ramadan in Oman and Eid celebration will begin from Monday. In honour of Eid al-Fitr, the Islamic celebration of the end of the holy month of Ramadan , Trudeau put o...

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Faulty Hotpoint fridge-freezer started Grenfell Tower fire, Metropolitan Police have said

Police have said that the fire was not started deliberately and that the fridge-freezer involved in the incident was never subjected to a product recall before. She was also aware of illegal sublett...

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All building cladding samples tested failed fire safety: UK

Residents evacuate from the Taplow Tower residential block on the Chalcots Estate in north London on June 23, 2017 because of fire safety concerns. The evacuation comes amid widening worries about...

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Rep. Steve Scalise Transferred Out of the ICU

Scalise is at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , which said earlier this week that Scalise is in fair condition . According to a MedStar Washington Hospital Center press briefing by Dr. Th...

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US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

US wants 'much greater' China pressure on NKorea

American concern is growing over North Korea's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the USA mainland. "Trump's focus on Asia seems to be one of getting North Korea sorted fir...

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Unhappy customers beat restaurant owner, daughter over order

Unhappy customers beat restaurant owner, daughter over order

Even veteran officers like Baxley's Police Chief say they've never seen an unprovoked attack like this. They continued complaining, and the argument culminated in the female beating and slapping Norri...

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Trump lashes out at Obama over latest report on Russian election meddling

Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., and Ben Cardin, D-Md., wrote in a letter to Obama dated November 1, 2016, just a week before Election Day. "Just out: The Obama Administration knew far in advance of No...

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Canadian elite special forces sniper makes record-breaking kill shot in Iraq

Canadian elite special forces sniper makes record-breaking kill shot in Iraq

In a statement following publication of the article, the Canadian Special Operations Command confirmed that one of its soldiers from the elite Joint Task Force 2 hit a human target from 3,540m away. A...

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Trump proposes to build wall with solar panels on border with Mexico

An AP Fact Check finds that others promoted the notion of a solar wall back when he was criticizing the cost of solar power. "And yes, we will build the wall", he said. Mexico's foreign ministry an...

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One killed, 18 trapped after Colombia mine explosion

One killed, 18 trapped after Colombia mine explosion

The blast Friday occurred at a coal mine in the town of Cucunuba in Cundinamarca state, some 90 kilometers (55 miles) north of Bogota , at about 2130 GMT. The country's national resources are heavily...

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Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

Erdogan rejects Arab demands; Turkish troops stay in Qatar

A top Emirati diplomat said on Saturday that USA and European guarantees would be needed to monitor any future agreement aimed at ending a row between Qatar and its neighbours. That call appeared ...

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Chouhan Meets Families of Farmers Killed in Police Firing

Chouhan Meets Families of Farmers Killed in Police Firing

Before ending his 28-hour-long fast, Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh today announced a series of measures for farmers, including declaring purchase of farm produce below the minimum suppor...

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Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

Trump publicly doubting that Russian Federation meddled in election

During Johnson's testimony , Republican Rep. Trey Gowdy of SC asked the former homeland security secretary whether before he left the department in January he saw "any evidence that Donald Trump ...

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United Kingdom makes major concession on first day of Brexit talks

United Kingdom makes major concession on first day of Brexit talks

He and others have also raised the possibility that Britain could remain in the EU. Davis, a prominent tough-talking figure in the "Leave" campaign, sounded a positive note, saying that while there ...

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US Navy sailors' bodies found on stricken ship, some still missing

US Navy sailors' bodies found on stricken ship, some still missing

Yoko Kato, a spokeswoman for the United States navy, said divers had gained access to spaces that were damaged during the collision and found a number of bodies. "They had to fight the ship to keep ...

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Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

Trump signals he will work with Republican holdouts on health bill

Unfortunately, this bill that was written pretty much in secret, and is now trying to be rushed through the process, doesn't do any of that. A handful of Republicans - more than Mr. It is health c...

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Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It

Republican Senator Vital to Health Bill's Passage Won't Support It

Sen. Susan Collins of ME reiterated her opposition to language blocking federal money for Planned Parenthood , which many Republicans oppose because it provides abortions. "I can not support a piec...

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Meira Kumar made scapegoat by Congress: BJP

Meira Kumar's candidature was announced on Thursday. But Prasad's hopes of any U-turn by Nitish Kumar were quickly dashed with the JD (U) rejecting his request to reconsider its support to Kovind,...

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Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

Instead, May lost her majority as many voters shunned the government's approach to Brexit and rebelled against seven years of austerity. Opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn said he was ready to s...

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Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness

Mattis blames Congress for poor state of US combat readiness

US Defense Secretary James Mattis arrives before a House Armed Services Committee hearing on the Pentagon's budget priorities on Capitol Hill in Washington , US, June 12, 2017. More than 3,000 Afgh...

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USA lawmakers urge Trump to press Modi on trade, investment

USA lawmakers urge Trump to press Modi on trade, investment

Sarna said it was a very significant trip because this will be the first face-to-face meeting between Prime Minister Modi and President Trump. "It's in the interests of the region, and even the globe,...

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Grenfell Tower charity single claims top spot in the official singles chart

One Twitter-user simply wrote: 'Stormzy's rap chokes me, ' while another agreed: 'Stormzy's verse at the beginning is lovely'. A charity song released in the wake of the Grenfell Tower disaster ha...

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Hampshire Pride chief slams Theresa May over DUP talks

Hampshire Pride chief slams Theresa May over DUP talks

The chaos has also weighed on the pound, which has plunged nearly two percent since Thursday, and the government may have to delay the announcement of its policy plans to parliament. "I can't negotiat...

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Iran missile attack in IS a public demand

The extremists have been trying to fortify their positions in the Syrian city in the face of a USA -led coalition onslaught on Raqqa, the group's de facto capital. More than 170 "terrorists" including...

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Thousands Attend Funeral Service for Teen Killed Near Va. Mosque

Thousands Attend Funeral Service for Teen Killed Near Va. Mosque

A day after vigils across the country were held for Nabra Hassanen , the 17-year-old Muslim girl who was killed on June 18, someone set her memorial on fire. Abou Zeid explained that the incident hap...

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North Korea denies torturing United States detainee Otto Warmbier

The meetings between the two sides followed the death of Otto Warmbier on Monday, the American student returned to the U.S. last week in a coma after being detained in North Korea for 18 months. Warmb...

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Trump White House Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack

Trump White House Has Taken Little Action to Stop Next Election Hack

The White House learned that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered intervention in the US election already at the beginning of August 2016, but former President Barack Obama lingered and orde...

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Chhattisgarh: 12 Maoists killed during operation

Chhattisgarh: 12 Maoists killed during operation

A composite squad of the STF, District Reserve Group (DRG), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and its elite unit-CoBRA ( Commando Battalion for Resolute Action ) began the operation based on inp...

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N. Korea, terrorism to feature at US-China dialogue

N. Korea, terrorism to feature at US-China dialogue

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Defence Secretary James Mattis will be meeting China's State Councillor Yang Jiechi and Chief of the General Staff of the People's Liberation Army Fang Fenghui...

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Ted Cruz Could Be About To Derail 'Blood Money' Obamacare Repeal

Trump's reference to "keep your doctor, keep your plan" appeared to be in reference to former President Barack Obama's claim in support of the Affordable Care Act that Americans who liked their h...

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Parsing through the details of the GOP's health care bill

Parsing through the details of the GOP's health care bill

AHIP isn't taking a formal position on the bill , and the group said measures to shore up the individual health insurance market are largely positive. The estimate was released Friday by Arizon...

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Scalise's condition upgraded to fair

It was early on the morning of June 14 when James T. Scalise, 51, sustained injuries to internal organs, broken bones and severe bleeding after being shot in his left hip early on Wednesday at a base...

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