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Yellow weather warning for rain issued across the north west

A new weather alert for heavy rain has been issued for much of England and Wales with torrential downpours and high winds predicted to cause travel problems and flooding. The warning also applies to t...

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

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

Photo provided by Doha News: Shoppers stock up on supplies at a supermarket in Doha after reports of trade blocks. The Gulf states and Egypt said they were severing ties and closing transport link...

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Indian airspace violation: China calls for peace on border

Indian airspace violation: China calls for peace on border

The choppers returned to the Chinese side after about five minutes, probably after carrying out aerial photography of Indian ground troops in what could be a reconnaissance mission, official sources i...

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Attackers named in London terror probe as PM under pressure

It is understood 12 of the petrol bombs were found in the vehicle which mowed down pedestrians on the iconic bridge where seven people were killed. Metropolitan Police on Monday released the names a...

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Pennsylvania lawmakers leery of Trump pulling U.S. from global climate pact

Pennsylvania lawmakers leery of Trump pulling U.S. from global climate pact

If the United States were to pull out of the accord , it would join Syria and Nicaragua as three out of the 145 countries that have signed on to the 2015 agreement sponsored by the United Nations to ...

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Thousands pay tribute to Tiananmen victims

Thousands pay tribute to Tiananmen victims

For the third year running, student unions continued their boycott of the vigil, saying its message is increasingly irrelevant to Hong Kong . The vigil at Victoria Park, organised by an umbrella gr...

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MP Farmers Call off Strike After Talks With Chief Minister

MP Farmers Call off Strike After Talks With Chief Minister

The police opened fire in Mandsaur as the situation got out of hand on in which one farmer is said to have died and many others sustained injuries. This came hours after two leaders of Bharatiya Ki...

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Mideast countries cut ties with Qatar

Airlines suspended flights and residents nervous about the peninsula's lone land border closing cleaned out grocery store shelves. Sheikh Sabah later called Qatar's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Th...

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What Does 'Severing Ties' With Qatar Actually Mean?

The United Arab Emirates and Egypt have cut diplomatic ties to Qatar. The state-owned Saudi Press Agency said Qatar supports "terrorist and sectarian groups aimed at disturbing stability ...

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Saudi and allies cut Qatar ties in diplomatic crisis

U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson said the move was rooted in longstanding differences and urged the parties to resolve them. Since the main U.S. priorities in the region are keeping the war going...

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What is behind the Qatar crisis?

The "supreme committee" responsible for building the 2022 World Cup facilities did not issue a public statement but a source acknowledged that the seriousness of the crisis is greater than any of th...

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President Trump will not use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

President Trump will not use executive privilege to stop Comey from testifying

Comey is scheduled to appear before the Senate Intelligence Committee Thursday to testify about the events that led to his sudden dismissal last month. However, he is refrain from discussing the ongo...

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Special PIA flights for Qatar to bring back stranded pilgrims

Special PIA flights for Qatar to bring back stranded pilgrims

In recent years, Sudan has developed close diplomatic ties with both Saudi Arabia and Qatar , especially after it broke its decades-old relations with Shiite Iran. These measures will intensify the...

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Seven nations isolate Qatar for supporting terrorism

The move comes on the heels of President Donald Trump's visit to the region, and it marks a renewal of a years-long effort by Arab states to isolate Qatar, who they accused of destabilizing the regi...

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Another BJP leader resigns over cattle slaughter rules

Another BJP leader resigns over cattle slaughter rules

Bachu Marak , a key BJP functionary, who was working to expand the party's base in the West Garo Hills, has resigned from the party. He accuses the BJP of not accepting "our Garo culture, traditio...

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Neil Finn thanks Ariana Grande for Manchester Crowded House cover

Grande, 23, joined a long list of major musical talents to sing in front of more than 50,000 fans , raising more than £2 million ($2.6 million). Twenty-two people died and 119 were injured after ...

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Trump Believes in Climate Change, Says US Ambassador

Under the Paris agreement, negotiated during former President Barack Obama's tenure, the United States voluntarily committed to reducing polluting emissions by 1.6 billion tons by 2025. had led the ...

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London Bridge attack: Two of three attackers named

Police said they were still working to establish the identity of the third attacker. President Trump this morning also blasted out a series of tweets reinforcing his calls for the "travel ban" in ...

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ISIS thugs in the Philippines TORCH a Catholic Church

An early morning attack today (June 2) that killed 36 at Manila World Resort casino in northern Philippines is not considered a terrorist attack, Philippine police told the Associated Press . The v...

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Man held over Manchester attack released without charge

Investigations are continuing into the bomb attack on Manchester Arena which killed 22 people. According to the report, the 22-year-old Abedi had met with the Islamist group during trips to Sabrat...

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18 still in critical condition after London Bridge attack

The London attack, carried out by three knife-wielding men in a rented van, is apparently unconnected to the Manchester bombing. LONDON - After a brief display of national unity, Prime Minister ...

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Dayton signs Minnesota to pact honoring Paris accord

Dayton signs Minnesota to pact honoring Paris accord

The signatories to " We Are Still In " say they are "delivering concrete emissions reductions that will help meet America's emissions pledge under the Paris Agreement ". Kerry continued, "This is...

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Scotland's Sturgeon sees independence from UK by 2025: ITV

The Tory leader said: "We need to pull together in order to try and deliver on the Brexit negotiations, not trying to drive these four nations apart, which is what Nicola Sturgeon is trying to do"...

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Congress Working Committee to meet on June 6

Congress Working Committee to meet on June 6

Gandhi tweeted that he also discussed how to expand the party's outreach at all levels. Rahul Gandhi's public meeting in Sangareddy in Telangana on Thursday drew huge public response, even beyond th...

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Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Trump believes climate is changing, says Nikki Haley

Since Trump's announcement, many mayors and governors have been stepping forth to declare their continued commitment to fighting climate change . "President Trump believes the climate is changing a...

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Malta's PM claims victory in election called after family scandal

Labour supporters take to the streets to celebrate after early results indicate a comfortable victory for ruling party . Muscat's Labour Party had polled about five percentage points ahead of its ri...

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Malta elections: Labour Party declares victory

Official results will be released on Monday. Before the snap vote was called, Busuttil and the Nationalist Party had demanded Muscat step down over allegations of improper business dealings by his...

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London terrorist appeared in TV doco Jihadis Next Door

His aunty, Hatice Bodur, shared a photo of him and asked friends to get in contact if they have seen him, the Sun reports . The Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL, also known as ISIS) g...

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London attack: Pakistani-origin man among two attackers identified

The three suspects were shot dead by police officers within minutes after the drove a van into pedestrians on the bridge and then stormed pubs and restaurants stabbing anyone in their path. A memorial...

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Jeremy Corbyn is right to flag police cuts, says journalist

Jeremy Corbyn is right to flag police cuts, says journalist

Theresa May has accused Jeremy Corbyn of "an abdication of leadership" over Brexit as she said the Labour leader was not fit to negotiate a good deal for Britain. Grande gave an emotional perfo...

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India to face Nepal in International friendly

India to face Nepal in International friendly

Whether or not that's an indicator of the progress the country's made in the sport, the feat is worth celebrating. India are superior in all areas of the game vis-à-vis their neighbours, who had to re...

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London terrorist Khuram Butt was 'almost euphoric' before the attack

Khuram Shazad Butt was a 27-year-old Pakistani-born Briton known to authorities, according to a statement issued by London police. The third has not yet been identified. Authorities warned after...

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UK Police: Manchester Attacker Bought Most Bomb Parts Himself

Abedi's remains are now being held in a separate morgue to his victims', outside of the city according to Manchester Evening News . The attack, carried out by 22-year-old Salman Abedi , was the dead...

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Kuwait's emir urges Qatar to ease tensions

Kuwait's emir urges Qatar to ease tensions

In a phone call, Kuwaiti Emir Sheikh Sabah al-Ahmad al-Jaber al-Sabah asked Qatari Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani "to exercise self-restraint and to refrain from steps that would escalate the si...

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Jason Dufner Drains 30-Footer to Win Memorial Tournament in Style

Summerhays fought back with birdies at two of the next three holes, but he faded after the turn and dropped shots at 10 and 11 effectively ended his challenge as he signed off with a 77, finishing six...

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Warriors double National Basketball Association lead

Warriors double National Basketball Association lead

Yes, the Warriors won the first two games at home by a significant margin. He's also helping to wear down LeBron James on defense. The Associated Press cited Nielsen company numbers Monday a...

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Harvard withdraws 10 acceptances for 'offensive' memes

Harvard withdraws 10 acceptances for 'offensive' memes

And in mid-April, after administrators discovered the offensive, racially-charged meme exchanges, at least 10 incoming students who participated in the chat received letters informing them that their ...

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Police release 12 terror attack suspects without charge

He had appeared in a documentary, "The Jihadis Next Door", that aired on British television previous year. Butt is also seen in the film sprawling on the lawn and nodding as he listens to a sermon i...

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Police identify two men behind London terrorist attacks

All 10 people still being held as part of the investigation were released without charge yesterday. "We have given increased powers to the police to be able to deal with terrorists - powers which J...

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Opposition Leader Corbyn Urges UK PM May to Quit over Police Cuts

Opposition Leader Corbyn Urges UK PM May to Quit over Police Cuts

The dramatic tightening has not been reflected by all pollsters - with some weekend surveys suggesting the Conservatives still enjoy a double-digit lead. "I've been willing to introduce new powers for...

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