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Thousands join India's Modi, hit the mat for International Yoga Day

Thousands join India's Modi, hit the mat for International Yoga Day

It was in 2014 that the United Nations adopted June 21 to be designated as the International Day for Yoga . Some 1,500 mats printed with artwork depicting Israel's future were laid out for the ev...

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Canadian sniper breaks world record for longest confirmed kill shot in history

Canadian sniper breaks world record for longest confirmed kill shot in history

To put this incredible shot into perspective, a bullet traveling that distance took almost 11 seconds to reach its target. "There is a second location with eyes on with all the right equipment to capt...

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US Shoots Down Pro-Syrian Drone

Chief Mark Binskin said their operations in Syria were suspended while Australia examined the situation in what he described as a " complex pieces of airspace " over Syria. The growing tensions come...

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Home Capital to get C$2 billion loan from Berkshire Hathaway

Home Capital to get C$2 billion loan from Berkshire Hathaway

Warren Buffett's company is loaning $1.5 billion to Home Capital and spending roughly $300 million to purchase almost 40 percent of the troubled Canadian lender's shares. "We are pleased to partner wi...

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Senate to Finally Unveil Secret Health Care Bill Thursday

Senate to Finally Unveil Secret Health Care Bill Thursday

Given the opposition of all Senate Democrats to repealing Obamacare, Republican leaders will need the support of at least 50 of the chamber's 52 Republicans to ensure passage. At this point, the Sen...

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Selected pine nut hummus products recalled

Selected pine nut hummus products recalled

No illnesses have been reported to date. The brand names and products are Marketside Classic Hummus with pine nuts, Fresh Foods Market artisan hummus with pine nuts and Lantana white bean humm...

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Palestinian killed upon stabbing attack at Israeli soldiers

Mr Netanyahu had vowed to build the settlement to replace Amona , a settlement outpost built on private Palestinian land that was dismantled in February following an Israeli Supreme Court ruling. A...

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Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out

Four-way tie at US Open as big guns crash out

Last year's victor and world number one Johnson, who arrived late in Wisconsin after staying in California for the birth of his second child, added a one-over-par 73 to his opening 75 to finish on f...

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Ronaldo strikes as Portugal down Russia at Confederations Cup

Mexico faced off against New Zealand to defeat them in a crushing comeback during Wednesday's second Group A matchup in Sochi , Russia . Last October, in front of 50,000 Mexican fans in Nashville...

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Indo-Tibetan Border Police performs yoga asanas at high-altitude

Indo-Tibetan Border Police performs yoga asanas at high-altitude

Vishnudeo Vishwakarma, a retired former Air India employee, said he began each day with a 5am yoga session. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi joined 50,000 students and other residents for a...

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Uber makes it easier for United States drivers to collect tips from riders

Uber makes it easier for United States drivers to collect tips from riders

Tipping is rolling out slowly in the U.S. with just three cities supported at launch: Seattle , Minneapolis , and Houston . Do you welcome Uber's new tipping system or are you also afraid ...

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Draft is next up during NBA's dizzying days of deals

History shows that number one overall picks (unsurprisingly) have the highest all-star percentage, and it is not even close. Last year's No.2 pick, Brandon Ingram, has a lot of upside, though he strug...

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Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation

Goodwill returns $97K to Ohio couple in mistaken donation

Shaffer said that the two employees working in their back facility, initially thought the money was fake, but immediately took the bag to their manager. After numerous messages from Goodwill went un...

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Wisconsin Assembly passes bill that would limit recounts

Wisconsin Assembly passes bill that would limit recounts

The proposal would also tighten the deadline to request a recount. Approval by the Assembly would send the bill to Gov. Scott Walker. Devin LeMahieu, R-Oostburg, and Rep. The state Assembly passed t...

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GOP health plan cuts Medicaid, ends penalties

When the Senate writes a major new piece of legislation, it usually circulates draft versions and holds public hearings for experts' testimony, before scheduling a vote. "I've been talking about a pla...

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Google unveils new AI-backed search tool for job seekers

Google unveils new AI-backed search tool for job seekers

The company has made it clear that it is not directly competing with any job portal as it presently does not have any plans to allow employers to directly post jobs in its job search engine. Google's ...

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Texas League baseball team will move to Amarillo

Texas League baseball team will move to Amarillo

To fill the void left in Colorado Springs , the Elmore Sports group will move its Rookie-level Helena Brewers from Montana to Colorado Springs as a member of the Pioneer League . "We look forw...

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National Aboriginal Day celebrated in Regina, and across Canada

The narrative "perpetuates colonization and sup-ports what so many people were taught about European explorers 'discovering'North America". She adds it's also time to recommit our collective energie...

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Saudi King Deposes Crown Prince And Names A New Heir, Age 31

Saudi King Deposes Crown Prince And Names A New Heir, Age 31

Salman stripped Mohammed bin Nayef of the title of crown prince and ousted him from his powerful position of interior minister. Prince Mohammed, who is in his early thirties, has also been appointed...

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Energy stocks dive anew, offset tech gains; US indexes mixed

Energy stocks dive anew, offset tech gains; US indexes mixed

Bank Wealth Management in Minneapolis. US crude oil was last up 0.1% at $43.52 a barrel, reversing the morning's declines after returning to bear-market territory Tuesday. Nasdaq 100 e-minis were...

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Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-focused agenda at troubled time

Queen's Speech unveils Brexit-focused agenda at troubled time

For the first time in decades, the government goes into the ceremonial event uncertain whether it can avoid defeat on its agenda. Master of the Blencathra Hunt, Michael Thompson, said he was not...

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi says yoga connected the world with India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi says yoga connected the world with India

India on Wednesday converged to celebrate the International Yoga Day . Rains failed to dampen the spirits of about 50,000 people who joined in an outdoor yoga session with the prime minister in a...

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Pentagon: Afghanistan developing new plan vs. Taliban

Pentagon: Afghanistan developing new plan vs. Taliban

About 8,400 USA troops remain in the country. "Only the fish (of the Arabian Sea) do not because fish do not complain". The new air cargo between India and Afghanistan boosts the trade between t...

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Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield exits health care exchange

Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield exits health care exchange

Anthem spokesman Jeff Blunt says making pricing plans is increasingly hard because of a shrinking and deteriorating individual market. Anthem blames a volatile market for its exit from the Affordabl...

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Orlando Magic, Disney Agree On Jersey Sponsorship Deal

Orlando Magic, Disney Agree On Jersey Sponsorship Deal

The Orlando Sentinel notes that the area of arena formerly known as the Southwest Airlines Flight Deck will now be the Disney Passholder Porch and be designated for WDW APs who can upgrade their seat...

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(VDSI) Just Unloaded Shares; Clovis Oncology (CLVS) Had 12 Bullish Analysts

Clovis Oncology , Inc is a biopharmaceutical company focused on acquiring, developing and commercializing anti-cancer agents in the United States, Europe and other worldwide markets. Investors may be ...

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After daughter dies from 'brain-eating amoeba', parents sue rafting company

After daughter dies from 'brain-eating amoeba', parents sue rafting company

The group stopped at the US National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina, for a cooldown. "Lauren and other visitors had a higher likelihood of encountering Naegleria fowleri in the unr...

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French defense chief steps down amid investigation

Macron landed Monday at the Bourget airfield in an Airbus A400-M military transport plane to launch the aviation showcase, where the latest Boeing and Airbus passenger jets will vie for attention with...

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GOP eyes Senate health care vote next week, amid grumbling

Paul believes the bill now being drafted includes new entitlement programs, which he says will be a deal breaker for his support. Shenanigans aside, the guiding logic on the GOP leadership side here...

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Trump returns to Iowa and unhappy independent voters

Senate Majority Leader and Republican Mitch McConnell would not specifically offer reassurance that the bill would be able to be read by the public for more than 10 hours, according to TPM. He kno...

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The Democrats still don't know how to counter Donald Trump

But I believe he has the country's best interests at heart", said Jessica Podalsky, who voted for Handel on Tuesday morning. As the results rolled in Tuesday, AshLee Strong, spokeswoman to House Spe...

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American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot

American filly Lady Aurelia wins again at Royal Ascot

In fact Irish success on Tuesday was confined to the jumps maestro Willie Mullins who won the Ascot Stakes with the well-backed 4-1 favourite, Thomas Hobson. Judging from the photos, it appears th...

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The Government Still Uses Floppy Disks - Trump Wants To Change That

President Donald Trump also met with the tech leaders while at the White House , and many of them praised the President for hosting the summit on important tech issues . Apple CEO Tim Cook thr...

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Tech CEOs visit White House to talk about modernizing government

Few technology specialists from the White House attended. "Our goal is to lead a sweeping transformation of the federal government's technology that will deliver dramatically better services for...

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Indian PM celebrates International Yoga Day with massive crowd

Indian PM celebrates International Yoga Day with massive crowd

Mr Modi pushed for the annual event to be celebrated worldwide after winning power in 2014, promoting a lifestyle industry that has grown up around the ancient physical and spiritual discipline and is...

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