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Chemical attack warning signals another U.S. strike in Syria

Chemical attack warning signals another U.S. strike in Syria

In the past several weeks, USA special operations forces and US allies on the ground have clashed in the country's southeast with proxies loyal to Iran and the regime of Bashar al-Assad, and America...

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Darjeeling Stir: GJM burns copies of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration accord

Darjeeling Stir: GJM burns copies of Gorkhaland Territorial Administration accord

On the 13th day of the indefinite shutdown, some GJM activists also participated in the protests bare-chested, and broke tubelights over their backs, leading to injuries, said PTI. "MLA from Darjeeli...

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Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

Image of the United States has plunged under Trump, survey shows

According to the poll, which gathered data from 37 nations, a mere 22 percent said they trusted the American president to make the right decisions concerning global affairs - a stark difference from t...

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Google's Record EU Antitrust Fine Could Be the First of Many

Google's Record EU Antitrust Fine Could Be the First of Many

These could amount to 5 per cent of Google's daily revenue, she added. The analyst said it was "unclear" how Google would go about eliminating its anti-competitive bias in order to satisfy the EU's ...

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Trump travel ban makes no sense, and neither does Supreme Court ruling

Trump travel ban makes no sense, and neither does Supreme Court ruling

The judges said the ban on travel would take effect for foreign nationals who do not have a " bona fide " connection with a person or entity in the United States . Bryce Howard, 15, of Everett, Wash....

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Posse politics: Schwarzenegger & Macron join forces to troll Trump

Posse politics: Schwarzenegger & Macron join forces to troll Trump

The challenge is an obvious play on the United States president's much-used campaign slogan; " Make America Great Again ", which Macron first started trolling following the White House's decision t...

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UK Orders Inquiry Into Cladding After Grenfell Tower Fire

Cork County Council said that following the Grenfell Tower blaze in Britain , which killed 79 people earlier this month, it "had come to light" that a similar aluminium composite material had been u...

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Comey's story 'may have changed' when he heard about tapes

Comey's story 'may have changed' when he heard about tapes

Over the past few weeks, the White House has gone from accusing former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey of lying during his sworn testimony before the Senate to saying that -...

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Turkey says it returns fire after attack by Syrian Kurds

A civil council established by Kurdish and Arab allies of the USA -led coalition, which is likely to administer Syria's Raqqa city after it is freed from Islamic State , has pardoned 83 of the te...

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Iraqi Forces Seize More Ground From ISIS in Mosul

Iraqi Forces Seize More Ground From ISIS in Mosul

In Syria, the Islamic State-held city of Raqqa is almost encircled by a US-backed, Kurdish-led coalition. "The victory announcement will come in a very short time", Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi sa...

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USA college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

USA college student released by North Korea home, but in coma

State Department officials said Warmbier's release followed secret talks between USA and North Korean diplomats. The State Department would not comment on Warmbier's condition, citing privacy conc...

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PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding USA trip

PM Modi leaves for Netherlands after concluding USA trip

PM Modi became the first leader to have a White House "working dinner" with President Trump. Although Modi's two-day Washington visit, which began Sunday, is lower-key than his previous three trip...

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European court refuses to intervene over sick British baby

The European Court of Human Rights ruled today that a fatally ill infant can be removed from life support against his parents' wishes in the United Kingdom, based on national court rulings. "Sadly, ...

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Hillsborough: May: families feel mixed emotions

Hillsborough: May: families feel mixed emotions

An inquest jury concluded a year ago that the supporters crushed to death at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final were unlawfully killed and that Mr Duckenfield, 72, now a retired chief superintendent, was resp...

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Protesters at McConnell's office must be heard

Protesters at McConnell's office must be heard

The bill slashes Medicaid funding and phases out the program by 2020, strips essential health benefits like maternity care and prescription drugs, and offers tax cuts to the wealthy. The America...

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Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks

Trump also showed Modi a copy of Lincoln's famous Gettysburg address and the desk on which he wrote it. "What's guiding this is he ran to protect American industry and American workers", one of t...

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Germany: Merkel's challenger sees quick vote on gay marriage

Germany: Merkel's challenger sees quick vote on gay marriage

Angela Merkel has said she is prepared to allow a free vote in the German parliament on same-sex marriage, a shift driven by changing public opinion and a desire to neutralise her election rivals. ...

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Indian Presidential Election Seems to Be Decided

Indian Presidential Election Seems to Be Decided

A decision on whether to put up a combined opposition candidate against Kovind would be taken at the national level, Vijayan said . He described Kovind as a BJP ideologue and said the opposition want...

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China navy launches latest generation destroyer

China navy launches latest generation destroyer

While it did not name the new vessel, the state-run Global Times, quoting the People's Liberation Army Daily, said it was likely the Type 055 . The new destroyer will be similar in size to the 8,00...

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Love Island's Tyla and Jonny get closer ahead of surprise recoupling

Love Island's Tyla and Jonny get closer ahead of surprise recoupling

Because each of the couples are set to be split up - with half the islanders having to pack their bags and move into a second, secret villa. So far, Jessica Shears and Dom Lever as well as Amber D...

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Pope: Christian Life Has Trials, but 'Jesus Does Not Leave Us Alone'

Pope: Christian Life Has Trials, but 'Jesus Does Not Leave Us Alone'

He concelebrated the Mass with 41 cardinals in the Vatican's Pauline chapel where he went and prayed at length immediately after his election as pope on March 13, 2013, before appearing on the balcony...

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Clinton's former campaign chair defends Obama response to Russian hacking

Clinton's former campaign chair defends Obama response to Russian hacking

According to Politico , Stone has in the past, strongly denied the notion that he or any others within the Trump campaign may have colluded with Russian Federation in its interference in the electi...

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Korea President: Trump and I Have Common Goal

Korea President: Trump and I Have Common Goal

Unfortunately for the region, it has proved to be anything but that. In case the unification experiment of President Moon Jae-in succeeds, Washington would have to recast its strategies because S...

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Senate delays health care vote until after July 4 recess

The Senate legislation was designed as an amended version of a draft passed in the House of Representatives last month, so as not to pull the rug out from under the millions of Americans who wer...

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GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

GOP lawmakers take seats after special election wins

The paper said that the Democrats must replace Pelosi, because she repels the majority of Americans. Most (58%) feel instead that the party needs to find new leaders. And all those fundraising dollars...

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Mitch McConnell Making Side Deals For Health Care Votes

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell brought out the new proposed bill on Thursday, June 22. The CBO analysis on Monday prompted Senator Susan Collins , a key moderate vote, to say she coul...

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Deutsche abandons forecast for weaker euro, calls end to dollar rally

Deutsche abandons forecast for weaker euro, calls end to dollar rally

ASIA'S DAY: Hong Kong's Hang Seng led declines, falling as much as 0.7 percent. The benchmark was still set to end the first half of the year down almost 20 percent.USA crude futures were up 37 cents,...

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Britain's May demands major investigation after deadly fire

The group of residents are saying that, following the Grenfell Tower disaster, the public inquiry should cover everything, from the failures of the government in this area in London to the failu...

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Senate Republicans delay vote on healthcare bill in face of internal opposition

Lee spokesman Conn Carroll said Tuesday that the lawmaker will not vote for a crucial procedural motion allowing the Senate to begin debate on the legislation, unless it's changed. "The president go...

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United States cake case tests attitudes to gay rights

United States cake case tests attitudes to gay rights

While the wedding was held in MA, where same-sex marriage had been legal since 2004, the celebration was planned for back home in Colorado. A Colorado clash between gay rights and religion started a...

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Rally to urge Heller to oppose current GOP health care bill

But minutes before news broke of an imminent delay, the White House scrambled to invite senators to discuss the issues. After meeting with McConnell on Tuesday, he told CNN it's "a work in progress"...

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In 98-2 vote, Senate passes tougher sanctions on Iran, Russia

In 98-2 vote, Senate passes tougher sanctions on Iran, Russia

In a rare moment of bipartisan unity, the Senate voted 97 to two to approve the sanctions, with only Republicans Mike Lee of Utah and Rand Paul of Kentucky voting against. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) said t...

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Syrian President Assad leads prayers in rare appearance outside Damascus

Syrian President Assad leads prayers in rare appearance outside Damascus

He said most of the prisoners were from Damascus but there were others from across Syria , indicating the release was not linked to a particular deal regarding one rebel-held area. The Syrian Democra...

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Taliban car bombing at Afghanistan bank kills 34, wounds dozens

Taliban car bombing at Afghanistan bank kills 34, wounds dozens

At least 15 people have been killed in suicide auto bombing in the capital of Afghanistan's Helmand province, police said on Thursday. Taliban has claimed responsibility for the terrorist att...

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Attacker At Flint Airport Identified as Amor M. Ftouhi of Quebec

The criminal complaint says Ftouhi stabbed airport police Lt. Jeff Neville with a large knife after yelling " Allahu akbar ", the Arabic phrase for "God is great". "We have no information to suggest...

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