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Iranians brush off US travel ban

Iranians brush off US travel ban

Citizens of six Muslim majority countries will not be allowed into the US unless they have a bonafide relationship with a person or entity in the country. A State Department spokeswoman says refugee...

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PM Modi accepted USA position on terror, Islam: CPI

He praised Modi for announcing major sustainable initiatives like "Clean India " and "Make in India". He added that apart from that he has no additional details. "India and the United States ar...

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Air strike on IS prison in Syria 'kills dozens'

Air strike on IS prison in Syria 'kills dozens'

Col. Joe Scrocca, a spokesman for the coalition, told Reuters the mission had been "meticulously planned" to avoid potential harm to non-combatants, but the allegation would be assessed by the coaliti...

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'Potential terrorist attack' in London

'Potential terrorist attack' in London

He is being held on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorism, attempted murder and murder and is in custody at a south London police station. He hired the £80-a-day va...

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Could the Senate GOP's Obamacare repeal lower your premiums? It depends

That's slightly less than the 23 million uninsured people the CBO projected under the House bill. Mr. Trump personally appealed to fence-sitting Republicans, and the White House criticized the CBO...

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Indian PM Modi meets his Dutch counterpart Mark Rutte for talks

But it was the same folksy, effusive greeting Modi has used with Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, and a host of foreign dignitaries and celebrities, from former French President Francois Holland...

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Auto bomb kills senior Ukrainian intelligence officer in Kyiv

Police said they were treating the incident as an act of terrorism and have launched an investigation to find the perpetrators. It gave no further details. Ukraine has been wracked by conflict since...

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Kerala BJP leader complains against Pakistan victory 'celebrations', 23 charged

Kerala BJP leader complains against Pakistan victory 'celebrations', 23 charged

The Sunday win was Pakistan's first against India since 2014. The victory over arch-rivals also helped Pakistan improve their ICC ODI rankings and saw them leapfrog to sixth place. The entire nation...

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NDA Presidential candidate Kovind meets AB Vajpayee

On Wednesday, JD (U)'s core committee chaired by Bihar CM Nitish Kumar will meet in Patna to discuss party's stand on Kovind. Besides Prime Minister Narendra Modi , nearly the entire council of Uni...

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Le Pen Elected to Parliament, Pres. Macron Wins Majority

Le Pen Elected to Parliament, Pres. Macron Wins Majority

However, Florian Philippot, the party's vice-president and Le Pen's right hand man, who has been at odds with some in the party line over its European strategy, failed to win the seat he was fighting ...

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London police confirm deadly high rise fire began in an apartment fridge

London police confirm deadly high rise fire began in an apartment fridge

The blaze on June 14 had destroyed 150 homes in the north Kensington tower block and has since triggered safety checks on hundreds of tower blocks around the UK. Ms McCormark said further tests on the...

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Trump comes close to finding his red line in Syria

Trump comes close to finding his red line in Syria

Assad conducts another mass murder attack using chemical weapons, he and his military will pay a heavy price". In this picture taken on Tuesday, April 4, 2017, victims of the suspected chemical weap...

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Colombian rebels have handed over nearly all weapons

Colombian rebels have handed over nearly all weapons

The disarmament by the roughly 7,000 members of Colombia's biggest rebel group under a 2016 peace accord brings Latin America's oldest civil conflict close to a complete end. Today a smooth paved ro...

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Bully for Brynneth, pawsome mayor of little town

Bully for Brynneth, pawsome mayor of little town

But Bobbi Kayser admitted the new mayor had been accused of "inappropriate licking". Brynneth won by over 3,300 votes, with each vote being "equivalent to one U.S. Every four years the town elects a n...

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Michigan Health Chief Charged With Involuntary Manslaughter Over Flint Water Crisis

Lyon admitted last year to the MI legislature that he waited a year to alert Governor Rick Snyder of the outbreak, saying he wanted to let the state finish its probe into the outbreak first. Becau...

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PM Narendra Modi invites Donald Trump, his family to India

The contrast-belt at the waist provided a nod to Trump's military-inspired wardrobe and defined the silhouette. Modi offered yet a third, public embrace as he departed the White House, resting his h...

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Kashmiris, Sikhs protest Modi visit outside White House

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was welcomed with handshakes and smiles by US President Donald J Trump and Melania Trump into the White House in Washington on Monday. "Ties between India and the ...

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Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out

Father of Otto Warmbier, American held captive by North Korea, speaks out

In their evaluation, they don't feel at this time that he has any conscious awareness as he shows no signs of understanding verbal language and no purposeful movement. He said he and his wife Cindy ...

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Kellyanne Conway humiliates herself after denying she lied about Medicaid cuts

Kellyanne Conway humiliates herself after denying she lied about Medicaid cuts

The CBO projected 22 million more Americans would be uninsured in a decade under McConnell's Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) than under the current law. "We don't see them as cuts", she said. ...

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Emmett Till historical marker destroyed by vandals - again

Emmett Till historical marker destroyed by vandals - again

In May, someone scratched the marker with another object, and last week, vinyl panels were peeled off the back of the marker, which is outside the grocery store where African-American teen Till was sa...

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White House Warns Syria Against Chemical Attack 'Preparations'

White House Warns Syria Against Chemical Attack 'Preparations'

The strike was the first direct military action taken by the United States against the regime of Assad in the country's six-year civil war. Saleh says "there are a million reasons for striking Assad...

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Trump's travel ban: What they are saying about the Supreme Court decision

Trump's travel ban: What they are saying about the Supreme Court decision

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security said implementation of the travel order "will be done professionally, with clear and sufficient public notice, particularly to potentially affected travelers...

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Israel Begins Construction On First Settlement In 20 Years

Israel Begins Construction On First Settlement In 20 Years

Earlier in the day, Netanyahu tweeted over a picture of a small bulldozer and a digger working on a rocky hill overlooking a vineyard. On the campaign trail, Trump indicated he would be far more s...

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Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

Theresa May details post-Brexit plans for EU citizens in UK

The document unveiled by Mrs May says explicitly that the government does not want to see any change in the status of Irish citizens living here: "Our proposals as set out below are without prejudic...

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Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

Company curbs sale of panels used on burned London high-rise

Its use was reviewed by the council's Facilities Manager and Chief Fire Officer who say it does not pose an increased risk to the users of the building, given the limited extent of the use of the pane...

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Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

Trump doesn't measure well compared to other world leaders, either. Mr Trump has pulled the USA out of both agreements, although the survey was conducted before his June 2 announcement on leaving...

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Syria denies USA allegations of coming chemical attack

The activities are similar to preparations the regime made before its April 4, 2017 chemical weapons attack. Jamil Saleh, the commander of the rebel Jaysh al-Ezzah faction, on Tuesday called for ren...

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Will SCOTUS Travel Ban Decision Lead to a 'Flood of Litigation'?

Here's what other media outlets are saying about the ruling. That is because the high court effectively allowed Trump to ban from coming to the United States only citizens of six majority-Muslim...

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Ahead of summit with Moon, Trump getting daily briefings on North Korea

China may not much like the regime in neighbouring North Korea . The freeze, which includes an "environmental review", is a none-too-veiled signal to expect more assertiveness on national security a...

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Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

Senate Republicans Alter Health Care Bill To Avoid 'Death Spiral'

Instead of being a great achievement in fiscal discipline, GOP health bills represent a failure of leadership; a historical departure from nearly a century of grand policy initiatives seeking to reduc...

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Colorado baker disputes anti-discrimination law

People leave the Supreme Court in Washington , Monday, June 26, 2017. The justices will hear arguments in the case in October , after the ban allows the government to conduct an internal revie...

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German city evacuates apartment block over insulation worry

The German city of Wuppertal is to evacuate an 11-storey building over fears about exterior insulation similar to London's Grenfell Tower, according to reports . Her government has promised a publi...

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Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

Police consider manslaughter charges over Grenfell Tower fire

United Kingdom police said the blaze began inside a faulty fridge . "Preliminary tests show the insulation samples collected from Grenfell Tower combusted soon after the test started". Police hav...

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In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

In defense, Trump seeks to redefine meaning of obstruction

A former Obama White House official on Monday dismissed Trump's attacks on the ex-president as "a transparent effort to distract" from the impact of the administration's embattled efforts to repeal an...

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S. Korea's Moon heads to US as North threat grows

By mentioning the Hungnam Evacuation, some believe Moon used his personal story to illustrate the special nature of the alliance between the two longtime allies, one that especially stands out with ...

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