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Us Indians Urge Modi To Raise H-1B Visa Issue With Trump

Us Indians Urge Modi To Raise H-1B Visa Issue With Trump

India's growth presents a win-win partnership for India and USA both. He said the External Affairs Ministry is now connected with the poorest of the poor in the country. Indian officials present at...

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Indian diaspora showers praise on PM Modi

On the eve of Modi's United States visit, the Trump administration had dismissed reports that it has been ignoring India , saying President Trump realises that the country has been a "force for g...

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Trump leaving McConnell to handle Senate bill on health care

Elaine Rodriguez spoke for many parents saying her disabled daughter, Leandra, depends on Medicaid for medicine and oxygen. It's really scary. She's going to die, it's a reality. Earlier during th...

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PM Narendra Modi meets US President Donald Trump with modest expectations

PM Narendra Modi meets US President Donald Trump with modest expectations

On Monday afternoon, President Trump is scheduled to host PM Modi at the White House where the two leaders will beginning the bilateral discussion. "Important strategic issues to discuss with a true f...

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Shawwal moon sighted, Pakistan to celebrate Eidul Fitr on Monday

Shawwal moon sighted, Pakistan to celebrate Eidul Fitr on Monday

Chairing the Committee's meeting, Mufti Muneeb-ur-Rehman appealed to media not to air any reports with a formal announcement. The sighting of the moon was announced through blaring of sirens from mo...

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Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza

Israel begins to reduce electricity supplies to Gaza

Nabil Abu Rdainah, a spokesman for Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas , called the ground-breaking "a grave escalation and an attempt to foil efforts by the American administration to revive negotia...

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Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak Has Been Recalled

Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak Has Been Recalled

Regis hotel in Washington, DC. "There are exceptions, when for some reasons the ambassador leaves the post before a new ambassador is appointed [when diplomatic ties are broken off or downgraded...

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Uganda receives most new refugees worldwide

Uganda receives most new refugees worldwide

The U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi, said: "By any measure this [the number of refugees is] an unacceptable number, and it speaks louder than ever to the need for solidarity and...

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Govt foils ISIS plot to take over 3 cities

Govt foils ISIS plot to take over 3 cities

On Monday China said it supported the Philippines' "anti-terrorism" operations after the USA embassy confirmed it that United States special forces were assisting in the operations. As gunfire ran...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change

Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change

Paris - Hollywood star turned activist Arnold Schwarzenegger joined politicians and legal experts in Paris on Saturday to launch a campaign for a global pact to protect the human right to ...

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Irish PM holds separate talks with leaders of Northern Ireland parties

May is negotiating with the DUP , in an effort to ensure the Northern Ireland party backs her Conservatives in the House of Commons, where she does not have a majority, having failed to win an ov...

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Top Michigan Officials Face Criminal Charges Over Flint Water Crisis

The latter could land him up to five years in prison and a $10,000 fine; the manslaughter charge could earn him up to 15 years in prison and a $7,500 fine. Lyon was reportedly briefed about the danger...

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Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Modi in Washington for 'no frills' Trump meet

Underlining the common thread that bound the countries' defence and strategic partnerships, Modi said: "Both India and the USA have an overriding interest in securing our societies, and the wor...

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Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office

Kovind files Presidential nomination, vows to uphold dignity of office

BJP President Amit Shah and party veterans LK Advani and Murli Manohar Joshi were present during the filing of nominations. BJP State President Kummanom Rajasekharan and NDA State Chairman Thushar...

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Indrani Mukerjea, 200 inmates booked for allegedly rioting in Byculla Jail

Indrani Mukerjea, 200 inmates booked for allegedly rioting in Byculla Jail

Case of rioting and criminal conspiracy has been registered in the Nagpada police station. Complaining of chest pain, she was taken to JJ Hospital, where she was later declared dead. The prison has ...

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PM Modi greets nation on Ratha Yatra of Lord Jagannath

Trump will host Modi at the White House tomorrow and the two leaders would spend about five hours together in various settings beginning with their bilateral discussion, delegation level talks, a rece...

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United Kingdom police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

United Kingdom police: Mosque attack suspect held on terror charges

The van slammed into worshipers leaving the mosque after midnight Ramadan prayers, injuring nine people. "Some of them were very bad". "And then all I can just see is people getting hit". "This was qu...

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Why DC and Maryland attorneys general are suing President Trump

Why DC and Maryland attorneys general are suing President Trump

The lawsuit , first reported by the Washington Post late Sunday, hinges on Trump's decision to maintain ownership of his company after becoming president, the D.C. The suit, which was filed in a ...

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Ram Nath Kovind visits state to seek support

Ram Nath Kovind visits state to seek support

He also met with UP assembly speaker Hriday Narayan Dixit. The closest the state came to having its representative in the President's House was in 1969, when Mohammad Hidayatullah became the first a...

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60 tower blocks fail cladding safety tests after Grenfell Tower blaze

Camden Council said concerns over cladding on the buildings had led to further fire safety issues being identified in the blocks and the evacuation was ordered following consultation with fire offic...

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Portugal, Mexico zoom into S/final — FIFA Confederations Cup

The New Zealand side maintained 2-0 trashing status quo till 80th minute when Andre Silva scored the third goal and Luis Carlos, popularly known as' Nani' crowned the goals in the first minute o...

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Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1000 evacuate

Spain fights forest fire near nature reserve; 1000 evacuate

In Spain, in the Autonomous community of Andalusia caused forest fire that evacuated more than a thousand people. More than 150 firefighters and 21 air units were deployed to combat the blaze on Sun...

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Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

The newly announced Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman already oversees a vast portfolio as defense minister and head of an economic council tasked with overhauling the country's economy. The reason...

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Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

Deadly London tower blaze began in Hotpoint fridge freezer, police say

Nine of those who died on 14 June have been formally identified so far. "Words can not express our sorrow at this awful tragedy", Hotpoint, which is owned by Whirlpool , said. She was also aware of...

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HL:Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

HL:Trump: Not 'that far off' from passing health overhaul

The legislation would phase out federal funding for Medicaid expansion - now covering about 11 million people in 31 states - beginning in 2020, and shift more of those costs back to states. Schume...

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Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour tomorrow from UP

Kovind to kickstart nation-wide tour tomorrow from UP

Elated with the visit of National Democratic Alliance ( NDA ) Presidential nominee Ram Nath Kovind in Uttar Pradesh, state Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath on Sunday asserted that the former's nomin...

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At least 153 dead in Pakistan tanker blast

The truck, carrying some 25,000 liters (6,600 gallons) of gasoline, was traveling from the southern port city of Karachi to Lahore , the Punjab provincial capital, when the driver lost control and cr...

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Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

Petition calls for Dennis Rodman to be removed from Hall of Fame

The change.org petition cites Hall of Fame guidelines for nomination and election to the Hall of Fame that say "a candidate may be removed if he or she 'has damaged the integrity of the game of ba...

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Odds favour NDA nominee Kovind

Odds favour NDA nominee Kovind

The security cover of the opposition's presidential nominee Meira Kumar has been upgraded to the top most 'Z+' category, under which she will have round-the-clock protection of armed security person...

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Portugal, Mexico through to semi-final — FIFA Confederations Cup

Portugal coach Fernando Santos gave New Zealand a boost by withdrawing Ronaldo 23 minutes from the end, but substitute Nani almost made a swift impact, latching on to Quaresma's cross and slamm...

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People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

People Are Believed Dead In London's Grenfell Tower Apartment Fire

London fire chief Dany Cotton told BBC radio that it might be "some days yet" before firefighters could say they have reached everyone in the building. Cundy said the "complex" and "exhaustive" inqui...

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Turkey's Erdogan firmly behind Qatar against 'unlawful' neighbours

Turkey's Erdogan firmly behind Qatar against 'unlawful' neighbours

The conflict between the Arab countries and Qatar should be settled by diplomatic means on the basis of balance of interests, a high-ranking source at the Russian Foreign Ministry told TASS on Satur...

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UK Foreign Secretary Johnson says Trump's visit to Britain will go ahead

The last time the Queen scaled down on the usual pomp of the Queen's Speech was in March 1974 when the then Labour leader, Harold Wilson, defeated Edward Heath in a snap election similar to that c...

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Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

Death toll in Pakistan attacks climbs to 56

The first blast occurred during rush hour in Turi Market, where a bus terminal is also located. While in Karachi four policemen were killed in a drive-by shooting as they ate dinner at a roadside re...

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Brussels attacker Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar'

Brussels attacker Moroccan, shouted 'Allahu akbar'

Although no one was hurt, billows of smoke pouring through Central Station and a shared awareness of Islamic State attacks in the city a year ago and more recently in Britain, France and elsewhere, se...

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