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Meira Kumar meets DMK chief Karunanidhi to garner support

Meira Kumar meets DMK chief Karunanidhi to garner support

When pointed out that she does not have the required numbers to win, she said, "Wherever I go, people tell me that I do not have the numbers". She said the collegium members should only listen to "the...

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'Spider-Man: Homecoming' Sequel Picks Up 'a Few Minutes' After 'Avengers 4'

So why is Audi teaming up with Spider-Man? During an interview with Fandom , Sony boss Amy Pascal revealed that the upcoming "Spider-Man" sequel follows on directly from " Avengers 4 ". The fi...

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Andy Murray and Roger Federer tussle for Wimbledon favouritism

You want to be at 100 percent or at least as close to 100 percent as you can be. There will be one all-British matchup in the first round at Wimbledon , with second-ranked Kyle Edmund drawn against...

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Arizona Braces for Winds as Wildfires Sweep West

Arizona Braces for Winds as Wildfires Sweep West

McCabe anxious that her house might have had an orange tag placed on it by authorities to mark residents evacuated safely away from the fire zone. Yavapai County is now under Stage II Fire Restricti...

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MA election officials won't comply with White House voter roll request

MA election officials won't comply with White House voter roll request

His letter also stated that "any documents submitted to the full Commission will also be made available to the general public". It also commissioned two outside firms to poll non-citizens about thei...

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GST marks death of democracy, says Mamata Banerjee

GST marks death of democracy, says Mamata Banerjee

She said in the post, "Our repeated suggestions to take some more time to properly implement GST have fallen on deaf ears". "Our parliamentary party has decided not to attend the 30th June 2017 midnig...

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Senators respond to possible Medicaid cuts in Senate health bill

Senators respond to possible Medicaid cuts in Senate health bill

If McConnell removes the funding cut from the bill, he may get support from Murkowski and Collins - though both have expressed concerns over other issues like Medicaid , as well - he risks alienating...

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Obama 'colluded or obstructed' trying to help Clinton — Trump Twitter

Obama 'colluded or obstructed' trying to help Clinton — Trump Twitter

In just three days, he has made eight public statements about Russian meddling in the 2016 United States presidential election. There is no collusion & no obstruction . The Justice Department, FBI an...

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USA doctors dispute North Korean coma story

Warmbier's release came after a flurry of secret diplomatic contacts between Washington and Pyongyang , which culminated in Joseph Yun, the State Department's special envoy to North Korea , trave...

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German city evacuating high-rise found with flammable material

This group will oversee a review of building and fire safety regulatory frameworks with an initial focus on high rise domestic buildings, following the Grenfell Tower fire in London . Insurers IF, ...

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TV host John Oliver calls Trump out for witness tampering

TV host John Oliver calls Trump out for witness tampering

The group, which ran a similar attack against Comey ahead of his testimony earlier this month on Capitol Hill, has emerged as a key pro-Trump organization. "So you never know what's out there, but...

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Fake TIME magazine covers displayed at Donald Trump's golf club locations

Fake TIME magazine covers displayed at Donald Trump's golf club locations

The Post reported there was no March 1, 2009, issue of Time Magazine - and no issue at all that year with Trump on the cover. The fake and real covers both feature three other stories on the co...

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Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Five GOP senators now oppose health bill _ enough to sink it

Analysts noted that if all Democrats vote against the bill, only two GOP votes would be required to stop it from passing. They'd like to get certain changes. Significantly, President Donald Trump's...

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London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

London tower blocks evacuated over fire concerns

Residents clutching children, pets and small amounts of clothing and food emerged from five tower blocks to sleep on air beds in a local sports center after hearing on the news that their buildings we...

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Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

Dozen frustrated Dems face steep challenge to unseat Pelosi

A dozen or so House Democrats met Friday in the office of New York Democrat Kathleen Rice to discuss their options. "I certainly hope the Democrats do not force Nancy P out". The bottom line is th...

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Trump Gives Nancy Pelosi a Backhanded Compliment

The Democrat's campaign slogan was "Make Trump Furious", suggesting angry voters should back the Ossoff campaign if they wanted to send a message to the White House. "I don't know how many 'moral...

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Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho accused of tax evasion in Spain

The forward has been on fire in 2017, playing a leading role as Real Madrid sealed a LaLiga and Champions League double and bagging 32 goals in 32 matches for club and country: 26 in 27 for Real, ...

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Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

Egypt's president ratifies disputed Saudi islands pact

Opponents of the handover say the islands were first granted to Egypt by a treaty signed between the Ottoman Empire and the British Empire in 1906, at a time when modern-day Saudi Arabia did not even ...

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Five London towers being evacuated over fire safety fears: Authorities

The number of people to have died, including those classed as missing presumed dead, remains at 79. A spokesman for the firm said: "In view of the focus on rain screen cladding systems and the insul...

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Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Wife: Man who shot congressman wanted to work on tax policy

Clair County, Ill., Sheriff's Dept., said there was nothing in Hodgkinson's record that would prevent him from legally owning firearms in IL. (St. Staffer Zack BarthZack Barth, a legislative corre...

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Rosenstein Says He Has Seen No Reason to Remove Mueller

Rosenstein said he appointed the special counsel, he thinks it was the right thing to do and "I am going to defend the integrity of that investigation". Gingrich said he is troubled by Democratic don...

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North Korea: US officials seized diplomatic package at JFK

The North Korean delegation was in NY to attend the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, the KCNA report said. Does North Korea have a sense of hu...

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US Shoots Down Syrian Air Force Fighter

It said that two hours earlier, forces loyal to President Bashar al-Assad attacked SDF fighters in the town of Ja'Din south of Tabqah, "wounding a number of SDF fighters and driving the SDF from the...

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Anger erupts in London as Grenfell protesters take to the streets

Frank adds that anger is rising in London about the deaths - for example, a leading tabloid was emblazoned with the headline "Arrest the Killers" while Labour MP David Lammy has said the incident ...

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Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Protests over Minnesota police shooting result in 18 arrests on freeway

Police officer Jeronimo Yanez , who worked in St. Anthony - a suburb of the twin cities - was acquitted Friday on manslaughter charges in the very controversial July 2016 shooting death of Phila...

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For Georgia escapees, end of road is a driveway in Tennessee

Despite the terrible news of the week, including the killing of two prison guards in Georgia and the attempted assassination of Republican congressmen in Arlington, VA on Wednesday it was a good w...

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At least 18 killed in Mogadishu restaurant attack

Gunmen then entered the Pizza House restaurant next door, seizing hostages. The gunmen reportedly spent the night seeking out people still hiding at the venue and shooting them. The building was s...

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Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Rolling back Medicaid , no matter when it is done, could result in many near-poor people losing coverage. Some who will help determine whether the GOP can pass a bill without any Democratic s...

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Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' To North Korea

Dennis Rodman Says He's On 'Mission' To North Korea

U.S. Under Secretary of State Thomas Shannon, speaking with reporters in Tokyo after meeting with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's top national security adviser, said Rodman was traveling as a private ci...

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Over 130 killed in B'desh landslides

Over 130 killed in B'desh landslides

According to the Bangladesh Flood Forecasting and Warning Centre (FFWC), as of 09:00 UTC (15:00 local) on Tuesday June 13, the Halda river at Narayanhat, Chittagong was at 16.75 m (55 ft). General ...

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Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russian Federation

Senate GOP, Dems agree on new sanctions on Russian Federation

In order to become law, the Russia Sanctions Review Act would have to pass the House of Representatives, which has become easy after the bipartisan deal. Imposing more sanctions could lead the Russi...

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Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Sessions to face sharp questions on Russia contacts

Either way, his turn on the hot seat is certain to be another closely-watched event in a presidency that has often played out like a reality television series. Intelligence Committee members will also...

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Number of Louth women who travelled to United Kingdom for abortion in 2016

The full report can be read here . In 2016, a human rights committee ruled in favor of Amanda Mellett , an Irish-American woman who claimed that traveling from Ireland to the United Kingdom ...

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Dennis Rodman Making Another North Korea Visit

Dennis Rodman Making Another North Korea Visit

Malaysian investigative authorities also speculated that Kim Jong Nam's meetings with an American male believed to have links with a US intelligence agency may have been behind North Korea's decision ...

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Middlesbrough appoint Garry Monk as new manager

Middlesbrough appoint Garry Monk as new manager

Garry Monk has been tasked with guiding Middlesbrough straight back up to the Premier League after the club named him as manager on Friday. " I've signed for three years but I want to do it in th...

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Korea leader warns North after latest missile launch

On Thursday, the North fired several short-range anti-ship cruise missiles from its east coast in defiance of global sanctions. The short range missiles flew for some 200 kilometres at an altitud...

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Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations

Shocking, says Rajnath Singh on Trump's cash-for-climate allegations

The US president said the deal was not tough enough on China and India. · The US could rejoin at any time - Trump's decision is by no means permanent. To protect the environmental from imbalance...

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Gulf crisis: UAE to punish Qatar sympathisers with 15 year jail term

Their "fingerprints are all over the place" in terror funding, Gargash said. Gargash listed a number of terror groups he alleged Qatar had funded, including al-Qaida's branches in Syria and Somalia,...

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Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

Philippines: At least 13 marines killed in battle against Islamist militants

CHR said the call is in consonance with the call of church, local leaders, and other sectors to prevent further damage to lives and properties in the affected communities. Marawi is on the southern is...

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Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing

Intelligence Leaders Testify Before Senate Panel Hearing

While the intended focus of Wednesday's hearing is the foreign intelligence surveillance law, other senators have said they plan to question Coats , Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and ...

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