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The stench of death rises over Mosul's Old City

Staff Lieutenant General Abdulwahab al-Saadi, a top commander in the Counter-Terrorism Service (CTS), which sent forces to fight the ISIL gunmen, said the attackers had infiltrated the neighbourhood b...

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Number of high-rise buildings found to have hazardous cladding rises to 60

Number of high-rise buildings found to have hazardous cladding rises to 60

Camden Councillor Georgia Gould announced last week that about 800 households would be evacuated from five apartment towers, as the residents' safety could not be guaranteed. Residential areas in nort...

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North Korea says Donald Trump is like Adolf Hitler

The North habitually denounces its enemies in colorful terms in its propaganda, but comparisons to the instigator of World War II and architect of the Holocaust are unusual even by its own standards. ...

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U.S. shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

U.S. shoots down 'pro-Syrian' drone made by Iran

Coalition troops were working in the area alongside local forces who are being trained to fight the so-called Islamic State group. U.S.' downing of the Iranian drone came on the same day when Aust...

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20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

20-pound live lobster found in luggage at Boston airport

The lobster was alive in the cooler before its flight, but reports don't indicate what its fate might be. TSA agents found the 20-pound crustacean in a bag that was inside the checked bag room at th...

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Supreme Court will review New Jersey's proposed sports gambling law

Courts have voided two New Jersey laws, also including one in 2012, created to raise revenue for state coffers through sports betting. Speaking on a sports radio show this month, Christie criticized t...

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USA community unites in spirit of slain Muslim teen

USA community unites in spirit of slain Muslim teen

DC Fire said they responded to the call at 8:30am and discovered what remained of Hassanen's remembrance. Hassanen was abducted by Torres outside her mosque at around 4 a.m., where she and a group o...

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PM Modi, Trump pledge to increase bilateral economic cooperation

PM Modi, Trump pledge to increase bilateral economic cooperation

Modi also invited the Trump family to visit India. Although Modi's two-day Washington visit, which began Sunday, is lower-key than his previous three trips to the USA since he took office in 2014,...

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White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

The activist-run Deir Ezzor 24 media outlet said at least 60 civilians were killed. Russian Federation and Syria also carry out airstrikes in Deir el-Zour, and it was not clear how the activists ide...

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Trump Welcomes India PM as US Sanctions Pakistani Militant

The way President Trump and the First Lady have welcomed me at the White House , it's a grand welcome, this is a welcome to the 125 crore people of India. -Indian relations since Trump took office ...

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Trump hosts Indian PM Modi to discuss H1-B visas, security & more

Trump hosts Indian PM Modi to discuss H1-B visas, security & more

On defense, Trump said the United States and India were " both determined to destroy terrorist organizations ". 8/ Both countries are affected by terror, and we resolve that will destroy radical Isl...

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White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

White House warns Syria's Assad against chemical attack

Amid escalating tensions with Syria, White House press secretary Sean Spicer issued a statement on Monday night saying Syrian President Bashar al-Assad's forces may be preparing another chemical...

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Russia slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

Russia slams Trump's 'Cold War' policy on Cuba

US President Donald Trump will announce his administration's changes to U.S. -Cuba policy , according to the Miami Herald. In the first five months of 2017, the number of visitors to Cuba from ...

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Trump takes another swipe at CNN following resignations

CNN retracted the story Friday evening and said the story, which cited one anonymous source, didn't meet its editorial standards. Also losing their jobs were Eric Lichtblau , an assistant managing e...

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Syrian Observatory: dozens killed in air strike in Islamic State-held town

Islamic State , also known as IS, ISIS , ISIL or Daesh, has been operating from Raqqa for the past three years, but is now losing ground as the US -backed Syrian Democratic Forces close in on the g...

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Wisconsin senator wants health care vote delayed

Trump has called the House version approved last month " mean " and told Senate Republicans to approve legislation with more "heart". The American Medical Association used a two-page letter t...

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New Southern California wildfire grows to 125 acres

New Southern California wildfire grows to 125 acres

The fire, which is 10 percent contained, prompted voluntary evacuations for Highland Home Road, Death Valley Road, Longhorn Road and Shirleon Drive. The non-injury blaze was reported shortly after 3...

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LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle

LaVar Ball loses his shirt and his mind in WWE spectacle

The Miz would end up taking out his aggression on a Big Baller Brand mannequin. On Thursday, the Los Angeles Lakers took UCLA's Lonzo Ball second in the National Basketball Association draft. D...

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NDA nominee Ram Nath meets UP MPs for support

NDA nominee Ram Nath meets UP MPs for support

Kovind's visit to Uttar Pradesh, which has the highest value of each vote in the presidential election , is part of his nation-wide tour during which he will talk to members of the electoral college ...

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NBC Analysis: 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump

NBC Analysis: 5 Ramifications of an Investigation Into Trump

If The Washington Post report is true, that the investigation into obstruction began before Mueller was appointed May 17, that means career FBI agents opened a probe soon after former FBI Director...

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US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation

US Senate backs legislation to slap new sanctions on Russian Federation

The bill provides for the consolidation on the legislative level of the sanctions imposed by Executive orders of Barack Obama . Other sanctions have been introduced for the country's alleged inte...

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Will Supreme Court draw the line on where political lines are drawn?

Will Supreme Court draw the line on where political lines are drawn?

Last November, federal judges in Madison ruled 2-1 that the Republican-led Wisconsin legislature's redrawing of legislative districts in 2011 amounted to "an unconstitutional partisan gerrymander "...

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Romania's ruling party picks PM candidate in bid to defuse crisis

Romania's ruling party picks PM candidate in bid to defuse crisis

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis on Monday nominated the outgoing economy minister as the new prime minister, saying the country needed to end a political crisis. Last week PSD lawmakers voted out ...

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First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

First woman leads UK Changing of the Guard ceremony

Her Canadian unit The Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry (2PPCLI) - known as The Patricia's - has been invited to the United Kingdom to mark the 150th anniversary of Canada,...

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Ruling in travel ban leaves myriad questions unanswered

Listen to the audio version of this story. . President Trump on Monday joined supporters in declaring a "clear victory" after the U.S. Supreme Court agreed to allow parts of his travel ban to...

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Trump greets Indian PM Modi at White House

Trump greets Indian PM Modi at White House

Hours before the Modi-Trump meet, the U.S. on Monday also declared the Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist. A major takeaway is the apparent personal chemist...

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Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, officials say

Escaped Georgia inmates captured in Tennessee, officials say

Leaving the 31 other inmates locked inside the bus, the two escapees, according to Sills, carjacked a driver who happened to pull up behind the bus on state Highway 16. The inmates were caught fol...

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Over 90 Missing in Sichuan Landslide

Over 90 Missing in Sichuan Landslide

Chinese military police and rescue workers at the site of a landslide in in Xinmo village, Sichuan province on Saturday. "Some geologists have questioned whether the quake may have caused the slo...

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Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks

Trump, Modi call on Pakistan to stem terrorist attacks

Addressing a small audience at the White House following a bilateral meeting with senior members of their administrations, Trump said both the United States and India have been affected by the "evils ...

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Bumper year gives Queen £6m boost

Bumper year gives Queen £6m boost

The new 8.1 per cent rise will raise this total again to £82.2 million and can be attributed to a boost in Crown Estate profits, which are made up of commercial property rents in London , property ...

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GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

This is historic. House and Senate Democratic and Republican leadership", Pelosi said , then explained the "first words out of his mouth: "'You know I won the popular vote'". This year there have bee...

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Netherlands Found Partially Liable for Srebrenica Deaths

Netherlands Found Partially Liable for Srebrenica Deaths

The families of the 300 victims will now enter negotiations with the Dutch state to determine the level of compensation owed - with the potential for a separate courts procedure should no settlement...

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SC refuses to stay notification on Aadhaar

SC refuses to stay notification on Aadhaar

He also told the apex court that the Aadhaar scheme can not be made mandatory till a larger or Constitution bench decides the main issue of privacy. On May 19, the Centre refused to extend the June ...

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Melania to join Trump in welcoming Modi to WH

Melania to join Trump in welcoming Modi to WH

It's a great honour to welcome the leader of the world's largest democracy to the White House . Modi pulled in Trump for a bear hug on the stage as the cameras rolled in the Rose Garden. He said ...

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Trump scrambles for GOP health votes; budget score looms

By comparison, the CBO had earlier estimated that similar legislation passed by the House of Representatives would cause 23 million Americans to lose coverage by 2026. The second set of estimates ...

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