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Supreme Court decision shifts momentum in Trump travel ban case

Supreme Court decision shifts momentum in Trump travel ban case

Supreme Court on Monday delivered what Trump is touting as a clear victory - allowing most of the policy to be enforced and teeing up a high-stakes court battle for the fall in which the administrati...

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'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Notoriety Slows New York Jury Selection

'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli's Notoriety Slows New York Jury Selection

Shkreli -also known as "Pharma Bro" or "the bad boy of pharma"- is charged with securities fraud, accused of essentially running a Ponzi scheme on investors in his companies. But as the NYT discovered...

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Ireland power-sharing talks

Foster said a deal with May could help drive a second deal on power sharing in the province. "The Prime Minister needs to come clean about where this money is coming from, whether this is a one of...

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Trump, Varadkar in first phone greeting

Trump, Varadkar in first phone greeting

Mr Trump did however extend to the Taoiseach the traditional invite to the White House for the annual St Patrick's Day celebrations. Mr Trump said: "We have so many people from Ireland in this cou...

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British Sikh couple can't adopt white child: United Kingdom agency

British Sikh couple can't adopt white child: United Kingdom agency

They told the adoption agency they would be happy to adopt a child of any race but were apparently advised to adopt a child from India. They were further told to adopt a child from India instead. Seni...

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Trump, Religious Liberty Advocates Celebrate These Key High Court Opinions

But some voucher opponents called the ruling a setback for school choice advocates. Meanwhile, the Colorado Supreme Court had found that a scholarship program run by Douglas County's school dist...

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Trump attacks media in flurry of early morning tweets

Journalist Thomas Frank , investigative unit editor Eric Lictblau - a Pulitzer Prize victor - and Lex Harris , who oversaw the investigations unit, all resigned on Monday. A source with knowledge ...

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Walkom: South Korea's bold plan for dealing with the North

Walkom: South Korea's bold plan for dealing with the North

The Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea , will take place from 9-25 February. The North consistently threatens to carry out these tests when Japanese, South Korean and USA fleets are conducting naval d...

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Donald Trump says Barack Obama 'colluded' by not pursuing Russia's election hacking

Donald Trump says Barack Obama 'colluded' by not pursuing Russia's election hacking

Obama knew from Central Intelligence Agency reports that Russian President Vladimir Putin was seriously engaging his underlings - through official orders - to interfere in the election, with th...

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Team New Zealand on top of the world

This was a typically bold move by Ashby as Jones was part of the Oracle Team USA team which inflicted one of the most painful sporting defeats on New Zealand, overturning an 8-1 Kiwi lead and going ...

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Supreme Court Starts Unanimous Rebuke to Judges on the Travel Ban

Supreme Court Starts Unanimous Rebuke to Judges on the Travel Ban

The Supreme Court on Monday revived parts of President Donald Trump's travel ban on people from six Muslim-majority countries. "It appears that individuals from the six listed countries seeki...

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CT travelers react to travel ban; Muslim advocacy group issues travel alert

CT travelers react to travel ban; Muslim advocacy group issues travel alert

The high court said the president's 90-day ban on visitors from Iran, Libya , Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen can be enforced pending arguments scheduled for October as long as those visitors lack ...

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FBI locates vehicle related to missing Chinese scholar case

FBI locates vehicle related to missing Chinese scholar case

The FBI says the vehicle appeared to be driven by a white male who circled the area before making contact with Zhang. And it's led some parents of the more than 300,000 Chinese students now studying a...

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The importance of being Ivanka Trump, now PM's invitee to India

The importance of being Ivanka Trump, now PM's invitee to India

The statement also pointed to other regional security concerns, with both leaders emphasizing the importance of Indian-US relations in helping to stabilize Afghanistan. The two leaders, the joint stat...

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Putin trolls James Comey by offering him asylum in Russian Federation

Putin trolls James Comey by offering him asylum in Russian Federation

Russian President Vladimir Putin said in an interview with U.S. filmmaker Oliver Stone he did not believe in the theory that implicates USA intelligence agencies in the deadly 9/11 attack in NY. Stone...

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North Korea: 'We Are the Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

North Korea: 'We Are the Biggest Victim' in Otto Warmbier's Death

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the US will "hold North Korea accountable" for Warmbier's "unjust imprisonment", and is also demanding the release of three other Americans who are bein...

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Le Pen, Valls reelected to French Parliament

Le Pen, Valls reelected to French Parliament

Marine Le Pen , Mr Macron's far-right rival in the final round of the presidential election, has won a seat in parliament for the first time. But detractors point to a record low turnout of just u...

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US drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack

US drugmaker Merck also affected by cyberattack

A hospital and health care system based in western Pennsylvania says it is dealing with a widespread cyberattack. The National Cyber Security Centre, which is part of intelligence agency GCHQ, said ...

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Big delivery: South Carolina mom gives birth to 14-pound son

Big delivery: South Carolina mom gives birth to 14-pound son

Lexington Medical Center delivers approximately 3,500 babies each year, the most of any hospital in the region, and yet they've never seen a baby quite like Colin. "When he was born, it was an 'Oh my ...

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European firms hit by 'massive' cyber attack

European firms hit by 'massive' cyber attack

Both the Department of Homeland Security and the Federal Bureau of Investigation issued statements indicating that officials were aware of the attack and working to contain it. But in the wake of toda...

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China Releases Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo From Prison After Cancer Diagnosis

China Releases Peace Prize Winner Liu Xiaobo From Prison After Cancer Diagnosis

Shanghai: Nobel prize laureate Liu Xiaobo has been released from a Chinese prison on medical grounds, after being diagnosed with terminal liver cancer . "Otherwise it would be legally impossib...

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Seat unveils the Arona SUV

Seat unveils the Arona SUV

The Arona will target the best-selling Nissan Juke , alongside larger sister the Ateca which was launched a year ago to rival the Nissan Qashqai. Speaking at the launch of the Arona, Seat boss ...

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German city evacuates 11-story building, fearing repeat of Grenfell blaze

SAMPLES of the cladding from all of the Island's social rented high-rise flats are to be given to the Jersey Fire and Rescue Service, as scores of tower blocks across the United Kingdom are failing sa...

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CBO Says Senate Healthcare Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured

The CBO estimated that under the GOP plan, 15 million people would drop off coverage next year primarily because the Obamacare penalty for not having insurance would be eliminated. The budget offi...

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Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

Robust US home price gains cool slightly in April

Palm Beach, Broward and Miami-Dade counties posted a 5.4 percent gain in April compared with a year earlier, according to the S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Index. Zillow Chief Economist Dr. Svenja Gudel...

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New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

New cyberattack causes mass disruption in Europe

But Kaspersky Lab have said in their preliminary findings that the attack is not a variant of Petya , but a whole new virus of its own. "This is why we have named it NotPetya". "Other organizat...

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'GoldenEye' cyber attack goes global, exploits known code flaws

'GoldenEye' cyber attack goes global, exploits known code flaws

News reports the attack is similar to the crippling WannaCry attack that occurred a month ago. Researchers initially identified the ransomware as Petya-a kind of brutal malware that encrypt...

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Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

Spokeswoman: Cosby town hall's about education, not assault

Last week , a spokesperson said Cosby would be touring the nation, lecturing people and "married men" about sex crime accusations. "It would be more useful if Mr. Benson's statement comes after Bens...

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Record 65.6M people forcibly displaced worldwide

Record 65.6M people forcibly displaced worldwide

The UNHCR also estimates that at least 10 million people were without a nationality or at risk of statelessness at the end of 2016. Since violence erupted in South Sudan in December 2013, more...

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European Union citizens with permanent United Kingdom residency 'must reapply post-Brexit'

For EU citizens, the UK government proposes those who have lived in the UK for more than five years, a new " settled status " would grant the right to stay and access healthcare, education, welfare an...

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Senate leaders scramble to save health bill amid defections

Johnson accused the GOP leadership of trying to " jam " the legislation through without proper debate. Eliminating that penalty would reduce such demand and would cause some employers to not offer c...

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United States assures Pakistan its continuing support after multiple blasts

Emergencies have been declared in hospitals and causalities were shifted to the agency's headquarters hospital. A soldier covers a body after a blast in Quetta, Pakistan June 23, 2017. No group clai...

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Budget office sees 22 million fewer covered with Senate bill

Their concerns about the legislation vary along with their ideology, from those who say it's overly punitive in ejecting people from the insurance rolls, to others who say it doesn't go far enough in ...

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Chicago area Congressman supports Trump Syria threat

Chicago area Congressman supports Trump Syria threat

After an April 4 deadly gas contamination in the rebel-held town of Khan Sheikhoun in Syria's Idlib province, which killed dozens of people, the United States launched a missile strike against a...

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Guided White House tour, dinner symbolise Modi-Trump bonhomie

Appreciating Trump's commitment for enhancement of bilateral relations, Modi said, "I am sure that under your leadership a mutually beneficial strategic partnership will gain new strength, new positiv...

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