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The new Spider-Man film is getting unbelievable reviews

The new Spider-Man film is getting unbelievable reviews

Though Peter Parker himself will be embodied by British actor Tom Holland (who is White) and he'll have a reluctant mentor in Tony Stark aka Iron Man ( Robert Downey Jr .) who is also White, the r...

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New research suggests smartphones might actually be making you dumber

New research suggests smartphones might actually be making you dumber

Those who kept their phone in another room "significantly outperformed" those with phones on the desk and "slightly outperformed" those with their handset in their pocket or bag. And yes, when I wait ...

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Woman Set on Fire by Ex in 2015 Dies

Woman Set on Fire by Ex in 2015 Dies

She was hospitalised till May and then moved to palliative care. For nearly two years, Malinowski has been fighting for her life in a hospital, but in the end, her injuries proved to be fatal. Prosecu...

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Tech Executives Visit White House Amid Policy Disagreements

Tech Executives Visit White House Amid Policy Disagreements

What is really more likely is that the they are brown-nosing their way to for lucrative U.S. government contracts which are up for grabs as the government upgrades its computing systems. "America shou...

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Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

Supreme Court Reinstates Part of Trump's Travel Ban

The action Monday, June 26, 2017, is a victory for President Donald Trump in the biggest legal controversy of his young presidency. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Richmond, Virginia, sai...

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PM Modi thanks Netherlands for helping India get MTCR membership

PM Modi thanks Netherlands for helping India get MTCR membership

PM Modi and President Trump discussed mainly two issues: terrorism and trade. When Modi met Trump's predecessor Barack Obama for the first time in 2014 in the United States, the two leaders wrot...

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United Kingdom high-rise fire: 120 towers fail safety tests

United Kingdom high-rise fire: 120 towers fail safety tests

She said: "We are many months from being able to provide a number which we believe accurately represents the total loss of life inside Grenfell Tower ". By Tuesday morning, tests had been carried out...

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Sekulow Hits Cable News Circuit Hard For Trump

Sekulow Hits Cable News Circuit Hard For Trump

President Trump's personal attorney insists the president is not a target of the FBI's Russian Federation investigation. The anchor continued, "The idea that Mueller wouldn't be looking at the cir...

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USA warns Syria's Assad and his military against chemical weapons attack

USA warns Syria's Assad and his military against chemical weapons attack

The White House said on Monday it appeared the Syrian military was preparing to conduct a chemical weapons attack said and Assad and his forces would "pay a heavy price" if it did so. Pentagon sp...

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Russia wants US explanation for downing jet

Russia wants US explanation for downing jet

In response, the U.S. Central Command issued its own statement , saying the Syrian aircraft was shot down "in collective self-defense of coalition-partnered forces". The Russian military department a...

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Trump's travel ban will breed more terrorism - Iran

Trump's travel ban will breed more terrorism - Iran

Gabriel said a 2015 agreement in which major powers lifted global sanctions against Iran in return for curbs on its nuclear programme had helped avert military conflict. In this meeting, Zarif called ...

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United States warns Syria against any chemical weapons attack

United States warns Syria against any chemical weapons attack

When asked how he knew Trump's warning had worked, Mattis said: "They didn't do it", a reference to the fact no chemical strike had occurred since Monday. He added the activities were similar to ...

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Deputies: Woman gives birth to child fathered by 11-year-old

Deputies: Woman gives birth to child fathered by 11-year-old

Investigators said the victim was also a Brandon resident but deputies would not elaborate on how the two were connected in effort to hide the victim's identity. She has been charged with sexual batte...

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'Schools should not adopt one religion to the exclusion of others' - judge

'Schools should not adopt one religion to the exclusion of others' - judge

A South African court on Wednesday ruled that public education institutions can not promote any one religion to the exclusion of others, saying to do so was a violation of the Schools Act. "In the cir...

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Friendship Between Leader of Russia Probe, Fired FBI Director 'Very Bothersome'

Friendship Between Leader of Russia Probe, Fired FBI Director 'Very Bothersome'

Trump wrote on Twitter on Thursday, a day before the deadline, that he did not know if there were recordings of his conversations with Comey, but he did not make or have any such recordings. On May 17...

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South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North

South Korea Leader Hopes for Unified Olympic Team With the North

Moon's remarks came during a roundtable at the Blue House on June 26 with former South Korean ambassadors to Washington. "The tragic death of Otto Wambier last week illustrates the continued danger ...

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North Korea threatens to kill South's ex-president Park: KCNA

North Korea threatens to kill South's ex-president Park: KCNA

It then handed down a death sentence on Park and her old intelligence director, Lee Byung-ho. Reuters linked Wednesday's announcement from North Korea to a Monday report from Japanese newspaper A...

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Tillerson meets with Qatar Foreign Minister amid Gulf states crisis

Tillerson meets with Qatar Foreign Minister amid Gulf states crisis

Qatar has also been asked to hand over opposition figures wanted by the four countries, to downgrade diplomatic ties with Iran, and to shut a Turkish base. They also demand the closure of Al Jazeera...

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America's Image Suffers Under Trump Presidency, Poll Shows

America's Image Suffers Under Trump Presidency, Poll Shows

In particular, the fall from grace was steep for close allies like Mexico and Germany as well as for European allies like Germany and Spain. The survey also examines attitudes toward five major poli...

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Key US Republican threatens to block arms to Gulf

Key US Republican threatens to block arms to Gulf

State Department Spokeswoman Heather Nauert said talks would continue through the week, but added the Saudi demands remained "challenging" for Qatar . But just hours earlier, Saudi foreign minister...

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PM Modi, Donald Trump tough message to Pak: Stop terror attacks

PM Modi, Donald Trump tough message to Pak: Stop terror attacks

The statement specifically referred to the terror attacks in Mumbai (2008) and Pathankot (2016) that it said were perpetrated by Pakistan-based groups and said the terrorists must be expeditiously b...

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Bennet: Bipartisan support on Obamacare replacement will come if current bill fails

Bennet: Bipartisan support on Obamacare replacement will come if current bill fails

We're not resting on any laurels, nor do we feel any sense yet of accomplishment other than we are making progress because the American people are listening to our arguments. "We can rewrite our bill...

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PM Narendra Modi arrives in Netherlands to strengthen bilateral ties

PM Narendra Modi arrives in Netherlands to strengthen bilateral ties

On Monday evening, Trump and Modi had a working dinner, the first time Trump has played host to a foreign dignitary at a White House dinner. Stressing that both the USA and India are deeply affect...

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Oil slips, headed for weakest first half in two decades

E&P reports in its article Oil Prices Flat; Set For Worst First Half Since 1997 that August Brent crude futures were flat at $46.02 a barrel (bbl) by 6:07 a.m. This year, shale oil output is forec...

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The Washington Redskins Just Got Legal Help From A Rock Band

The Washington Redskins Just Got Legal Help From A Rock Band

But they were denied a trademark until Monday's ruling - which also bodes well for the NFL's Washington Redskins , which is fighting an attempt by the US Patent and Trademark Office to cancel the tra...

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Brazil's President Is Charged With Corruption, Accepting Bribes

Brazil's President Is Charged With Corruption, Accepting Bribes

Brazilian President Michel Temer has called a bribery charge filed against him, "fiction". If the lower house of Congress votes by a two-thirds majority to accept the charge, the center-right...

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Coming in Hot! Man Hit by Bus Goes to Pub Seconds Later

Coming in Hot! Man Hit by Bus Goes to Pub Seconds Later

Thames Valley police said no arrests had been made in connection with the crash . The paramedics who called the ambulance took him. Simon added that he feels "very lucky" to be alive and is glad ...

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Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

Philippine troops declare 8-hour cease-fire in besieged city

The Presidency of the Philippines announced on Tuesday that it would not negotiate with the Maute group despite its offer to release its hostages in exchange for the parents of the Maute brothers,...

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Wave of new cyberattacks spreads, hitting multinationals

Wave of new cyberattacks spreads, hitting multinationals

Several major companies, including Russia's top oil producer Rosneft , said they have also been affected by a large scale cyber attack. Researchers are still investigating the software behind the...

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White House Syria Chemical Weapons Warning Catches US Military Off Guard

Meanwhile, the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights said on Tuesday that US-led coalition air strikes on a jail run by the Islamic State group in eastern Syria killed at least 57 people. The Pentag...

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Trial date set for California suit against Cosby

Trial date set for California suit against Cosby

Cosby was charged in 2015 with three counts of felony aggravated indecent assault stemming from a 2004 encounter with Andrea Constand at his home in Pennsylvania. "Any further information about p...

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Saudis say demands 'non-negotiable' as Qatar, US officials meet

Saudis say demands 'non-negotiable' as Qatar, US officials meet

With the latest set of demands , the GCC is, in effect, asking Qatar to compromise its sovereignty when it comes to foreign policy. Commenting on the list of the demands , Tillerson on Sunday ...

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Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid

Trump wishes Muslims 'warm greetings' for Eid

It's also traditional to visit friends and families and greet each other with the phrase "Eid Mubarak", which means "blessed holiday". The development comes as the U.S. It was reinitiated by Hillar...

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On Korean War Anniversary, South Urges North to End Weapons Development

On Korean War Anniversary, South Urges North to End Weapons Development

A leading North Korean sports official believes it is too late to consider South Korean President Moon Jae-in's proposal to form a unified team for the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, saying th...

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Who is Liu Xiaobo? The dying Nobel laureate released from Chinese prison

Who is Liu Xiaobo? The dying Nobel laureate released from Chinese prison

One of Liu's lawyers, Mo Shaoping , has told the South China Morning Post that Liu was diagnosed with terminal liver cancer last month. Liu Xiaobo also became the third person to receive ...

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