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House, Senate point fingers at each other over special-session possibility

Their focus was already shifting to whether Republican Gov. Greg Abbott would order them back to work if a law like the one that caused national uproar and costly boycotts when it was approved a yea...

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London attacks: Trump vows to protect USA from 'vile enemy'

Malcolm Turnbull has joined with British Prime Minister Theresa May in accusing Facebook and Twitter of shirking their responsibility in cracking down on online extremists. As dawn broke over the capi...

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Jack Nicklaus says Tiger Woods 'needs our help'

FILE - In this December 3, 2016, file photo, Tiger Woods reacts after hitting from the fairway during the third round at the Hero World Challenge golf tournament, in Nassau, Bahamas. A breathaly...

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Emirates suspends flights to Qatar

Emirates suspends flights to Qatar

The three Gulf states gave Qatari citizens two weeks to pack up their belongings and leave. Saudi Arabia and Bahrain were the first to announce that they will be breaking off all land, sea and a...

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Putin: 'It wouldn't make sense for us to interfere' in U.S. election

At one point, he told Kelly Russia didn't care who the American president was as the "main political direction does not change", regardless of who's in charge. Mr Flynn was sacked in February after ...

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State Officials Frustated as Budget Doesn't Pass

State Officials Frustated as Budget Doesn't Pass

The House adopted a resolution saying after they adjourn on Wednesday, members would meet in "continuous session". After the bills passed the Senate with veto-proof majorities, the governor's office...

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Major Confrontation Between Saudi, Egypt, UAE Against Qatar Over Terror Support

Major Confrontation Between Saudi, Egypt, UAE Against Qatar Over Terror Support

They argue that the comments highlight Doha's close ties with Iran and reinforce their long-held concerns over Qatar's support for terrorism. Qatari nationals gave 14 days to leave the Kingdom n...

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S'pore joins others in reaffirming commitment to Paris Agreement

S'pore joins others in reaffirming commitment to Paris Agreement

But the Paris agreement is not as polarising as other climate change issues, and a recent poll by Yale University found that nearly half of Mr Trump's supporters think the USA should take part in the ...

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Qatari diplomats given 48-hours to leave Bahrain

Qatari diplomats given 48-hours to leave Bahrain

Qatar is also due to host the World Cup in 2022. Bahrain also accused Qatari outfits of hacking the Twitter account of its foreign minister. Saudi Arabia and Iran are at odds over a number of...

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Governor Brown Looks Abroad For Climate Change Allies

Governor Brown Looks Abroad For Climate Change Allies

It's unclear whether Brown will raise issues besides climate change. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo directed the Kosciuszko Bridge between the New York City boroughs of Brooklyn and Queens to be...

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British prime minister says country must do more to combat Islamic extremism

Christine Archibald, 30, would have had "no understanding of the callous cruelty that caused her death", her family said as they paid tribute to her. Another 36 men and women are now in hospital, 21...

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Bernie Sanders 'impressed' by UK candidate Jeremy Corbyn

Yet, as voting day looms, those fears are looking less and less likely. An average of polls collated by groups like Britain Elects shows a clear surge in support for Labour . "Prime Minister May's ...

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Raids and arrests after London Bridge attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility, the group's agency, Amaq, said on Sunday. Twenty-one of those injured were still in critical condition Sunday. Terrorists brought carnage to the streets of B...

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London police arrest more suspects in bridge attack

The trio of attackers were shot dead by the police at the scene. Police said they had seized a huge amount of forensic material in two early morning raids in east London Monday, as part of their...

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Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain cut ties with Qatar

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, UAE, Bahrain cut ties with Qatar

The airline did not immediately respond to a request for comment. Bahrain said it broke relations "on the insistence of the state of Qatar to continue destabilizing the security and stability of...

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Gulf airlines announce suspension of Doha flights

Gulf airlines announce suspension of Doha flights

The countries are most anxious about Qatar's support for the Muslim Brotherhood - a Sunni Islamist political group outlawed by both Saudi Arabia and the UAE as it challenges those nations' heredit...

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Multiple people reported dead in shooting at Orlando workplace

Multiple people reported dead in shooting at Orlando workplace

Orlando was the site of a mass shooting by a gunman who killed 49 people in an attack at a gay nightclub in June 2016. Forsyth Road is closed from University and State Road 50. There were no further...

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United Kingdom police detain a 'number of people' over London Bridge attack

United Kingdom police detain a 'number of people' over London Bridge attack

The scene of the attack is also right next to London Bridge station, a key railway terminus and a busy interchange on the London Underground network. (Yui Mok/PA via AP). Opposition Labour leader Je...

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Qatar Airways suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia

Qatar Airways suspends all flights to Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia has called on global companies to avoid Qatar, raising the prospect that it might try to make foreign firms choose between doing business in Qatar and obtaining access to the much bigger ...

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UK trying to establish if London attackers had support

The BBC reported that police arrested a man who "was handcuffed and had his shirt off" after the van traveled from central London toward the south end of the River Thames. British Prime Minister...

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North Korea rejects new sanctions, to continue weapons programme -KCNA

North Korea rejects new sanctions, to continue weapons programme -KCNA

Pyongyang conducted the most recent ballistic missile test on May 29, its ninth of the year so far, although it is banned under previous United Nations resolutions from testing nuclear weapons or...

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Didn't even really talk to him: Putin on Flynn

Are you all, have you all lost your senses over there? Mr Putin suggested that skilled hackers anywhere, including the U.S., could shift the blame for hacking on to Russian Federation. The program...

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Dubai carrier FlyDubai cancels flights to Qatar

Dubai carrier FlyDubai cancels flights to Qatar

According to BBC , the countries severing diplomatic ties with Qatar have accused the country of backing militant groups including so-called Islamic State (IS) and al-Qaeda, which Qatar has denied. Al...

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Britain Resumes Sharing Bombing Intel with US

Britain Resumes Sharing Bombing Intel with US

A relative told AFP that Abedi had travelled to Manchester from Libya four days before the bombing. However, Security Minister Ben Wallace said there was no evidence of a specific threat over ...

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Anti-terror barriers installed on London bridges

The three attackers later abandoned the van when in the nearby Borough Market and began a stabbing spree. It has been reported that London's municipal governing body, City of London Corporation (COL...

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President Trump: I 'Never Mentioned' Israel to the Russians

President Trump: I 'Never Mentioned' Israel to the Russians

Rubin points out that Trump's visit came just days from " Jerusalem Day", when the Jewish nation remembers winning control of the Old City from Jordan in the Six-Day War in 1967. There has been some ...

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Kathy Griffin cries, says Trump

Kathy Griffin cries, says Trump "broke me"

The president said she should be "ashamed of herself", the first lady questioned Griffin's mental health while Trump's daughter-in-law Lara blasted the comic on Hannity Wednesday night. The tw...

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Qatar calls measures by Arab nations to cut ties 'unjustified'

Qatar calls measures by Arab nations to cut ties 'unjustified'

There's still no word if this will spill over into airlines from the UAE , but we can't imagine that a similar announcement might not be far behind. - Saudi Arabia , the UAE and Bahrain cut di...

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Putin avoids criticizing Trump over Paris climate agreement decision

He's paid for holding meetings, discussing current affairs.However, the Russian leader said Mr. Snowden should have resigned from his job in the same way he once resigned from the KGB rather than leak...

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London Bridge terror attack: 'Gunshots' heard near terror raids in Barking

Neighbours at the site of one raid in Barking said a man who lived there resembled one of the attackers shown in news photographs. The attack came less than two weeks after a suicide bomber killed...

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Trump's EPA boss won't confirm climate talk before Paris pullout

The issue could resurface later this month when, according to an administration spokesman, the White House plans to hold a June 19 meeting with technology leaders. Meanwhile, European Council Pr...

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Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn wants to build a better Brexit for everyone

Dr Lelliott said it was only a few weeks ago that some key allies of Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn were saying Labour would be lucky to get 200 seats. May, who won the top job in the political c...

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Indebted gambler behind Philippines casino attack, say police

After he was sacked, Carlos began making huge bets in casinos, often fuelling his habit by borrowing money or pawning his properties. He was sacked in 2014 due to false declarations and nondisclosure ...

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Trump vows to protect U.S. from 'vile enemy' after London attack

Her family said in a statement: "We grieve the loss of our attractive, loving daughter and sister". The U.K. has been hit by three tragic terrorist attacks - the Westminster incident, the Man...

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Corbyn challenges May over 'dementia tax'

Her party's lead over the opposition Labour Party was in a range of 1-12 percentage points, according to six polls published on Saturday. The two faced some tough questions. Pollsters, who univers...

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TTV Dinakaran reaches Chennai, Supporters gather outside his residence

TTV Dinakaran reaches Chennai, Supporters gather outside his residence

Senior AIADMK leader TTV Dinakaran, out on bail in a case of alleged bribery, today met his jailed aunt and party chief VK Sasikala in Bengaluru's Parappana Agrahara. Last week too, prior to leaving D...

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U.S. will continue to reduce greenhouse emissions, says Tillerson

U.S. will continue to reduce greenhouse emissions, says Tillerson

Trump announced America is "getting out" of a deal he said imposed "draconian" burdens that would cost the USA millions of jobs and billions in cold hard cash. Spicer gave short shrift to sugges...

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At least 13 soldiers killed in southern Kandahar

At least 13 soldiers killed in southern Kandahar

Despite this, Waziri said "now the security situation of district is good and the district is under control of our security forces". Helmand is the largest Afghan province and is mostly controlled by,...

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Qatar says it faces campaign of lies, denies interfering

Qatar says it faces campaign of lies, denies interfering

UAE-based carriers Emirates, Etihad Airways and flydubai said they would suspend flights to and from Qatar beginning Tuesday morning. A statement from Qatar's Ministry of Foreign affairs read: "...

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Didnt even really talk to him: Vladimir Putin on Flynn

Without a detailed - and highly untelegenic - discussion on details linking the hacking to Russian cyberespionage teams, it was tough for Kelly to challenge Putin's assertions that Russian involvement...

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