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Respite from heat in Delhi; expect a pleasant Monday

Chandigarh registered its maximum at 36.6 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal, the weatherman said. The humidity level oscillated between 77 and 41 per cent. Yesterday, the maximum and minimum...

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How pundits twisted James Comey's testimony

How pundits twisted James Comey's testimony

Before Friday's news conference, he broke his silence. The former Federal Bureau of Investigation director boldly challenged the president who fired him, accused the Trump administration of lying an...

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Theresa May's closest aides resign amid 'regrets' over Tory election campaign

The campaign failed to get "Theresa's positive plan for the future across" or "notice the surge in Labour support". Writing separately in a column in The Times , Perrior said she saw May stand up t...

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Turkey seeks end to Qatar crisis by end of Ramadan

The Turkish leader called for the "blockade" against Doha to be "completely lifted", urging Saudi Arabia to show leadership and encourage good relations in the region. Turkey would continue its ef...

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DUP will support Conservatives on 'big issues' - Michael Fallon

The eurosceptic wing of the party has always been a thorn in the side of Conservative prime ministers. "I think her position is, in the long term, untenable", Conservative lawmaker Anna Soubry told ...

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Qatar willing to listen to Gulf concerns, Kuwait says

Among the individuals named is Youssef al-Qaradawi, an Egyptian-born cleric considered a spiritual leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, a Sunni Islamist group. "No one has the right to intervene in our f...

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Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV

Boris Johnson stresses loyalty to UK PM May in leaked text - ITV

This has not only surfaced a situation of uncertainty regarding the fate of Prime Minister May, but also the party. Sammy Wilson , an outspoken climate change denier who described the Paris agreeme...

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Powerball winner sold at California retailer

Monday. Alberre says he and his father own the store in Sun City, originally developed as a retirement community and now part of the city of Menifee. Powerball is played in 44 states, Washington, D....

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Qatar Airways profits $540 million, braces for Gulf crisis

Gabriel said in comments published on Saturday that there was still an opportunity for Qatar and the leading members of the [Persian] Gulf Cooperation Council to defuse tensions, otherwise, he said, t...

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Belmont win was plenty compelling for Tapwrit's team

A Belmont Stakes that felt nearly more notable for those who were missing than those who actually turned up went to Tapwrit as the Todd Pletcher-trained colt outstayed Irish War Cry to claim a gritt...

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Intel chiefs: Never felt pressured by Trump, but won't elaborate

Intel chiefs: Never felt pressured by Trump, but won't elaborate

Mike Rogers; and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein . Coats refused to confirm or deny Tuesday's explosive Washington Post report that cited United States officials saying Trump had aske...

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Qatar crisis issue may turn to global problem: Turkish PM Binali Yildirim

Turkey and Qatar have both provided support for the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt and backed rebels fighting to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. Iran , long at odds with Saudi Arabia , ha...

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Feud over Qatar deepens conflicts across Arab world

The United Arab Emirates welcomed "President Trump´s leadership in challenging Qatar´s troubling support for extremism". - Qatar's state-run Al Jazeera says it's under a massive cyberattack that h...

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Monsoon making steady advance, expect a good week ahead: IMD

Monsoon making steady advance, expect a good week ahead: IMD

The minimum temperature settled at 25.5 degrees Celsius, three notches below normal. "There is also a low pressure area in the Bay of Bengal and this will take the monsoon to several parts of We...

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Protesters in London seek Theresa May's resignation

Protesters in London seek Theresa May's resignation

Now the Tory government, eight seats shy of a majority, will rely on the support of the 10 members from Northern Ireland's Democratic Unionist Party . "May's departure from Downing St.is remorseles...

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Theresa May cuts deal with DUP hardliners as she scrambles for power

Theresa May cuts deal with DUP hardliners as she scrambles for power

She sent her chief whip Gavin Williamson to Belfast on Saturday to begin talks with the DUP "on how best they can provide support to the government", a spokesman said . The Conservatives have been wa...

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Two top aides to British PM May resign after disappointing election

Two top aides to British PM May resign after disappointing election

Having called an early election in hopes of getting an increased majority that could have strengthened her hand in Britain's exit talks with the EU, May instead saw her majority evaporate completely...

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Saudi Arabia and allies hail Donald Trump's warning to Qatar

Qatar hosts the Al Udeid air base, home to more than 11,000 USA and coalition forces, many involved in the fight against Islamic State. The decision will affect more than 11,000 people from the West...

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British Prime Minister Theresa May to form a minority government

British Prime Minister Theresa May to form a minority government

Yesterday after noon, May was driven from her official Downing Street residence to Buckingham Palace to ask Queen Elizabeth permission to form a government - a formality under the British system. "It'...

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Emmanuel Macron's party wins big in France, projections suggest

If polls are to be believed, it will be a lot. An opinion poll by Ipsos released Friday suggests the party that had no seats in the outgoing chamber could win more than 31 percent of the vote on Sun...

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London attack death toll rises to eight after body recovered from Thames

London police chief Cressida Dick said that, while some of the recent attacks in Britain had global dimensions, they had a largely domestic "centre of gravity". Italy has expelled more than 40 peopl...

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Election 2017: DUP agrees 'confidence' deal with Tories

Asked by Andrew Marr whether he was in it for the long haul he said "look at me, I've got youth on my side". "A grubby deal for a coalition of chaos", Tom Watson, deputy leader of the Labour Par...

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Gulf diplomatic crisis: Pakistan says reports of deploying troops in Qatar 'fabricated'

The UAE has welcomed Trump's statements about Qatar. Taking what appeared to be a different position to Trump's hard line, US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made clear he expects all parties ...

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Jeremy Corbyn could have been Prime Minister if it wasn't for Scotland

Jeremy Corbyn could have been Prime Minister if it wasn't for Scotland

She was criticized for a lackluster campaigning style and for a plan to force elderly people to pay more for their care, a proposal her opponents dubbed the "dementia tax". Northern Ireland is the onl...

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Philippine Military loses 11 troops in errant airstrike

Philippine Military loses 11 troops in errant airstrike

Government troops conduct a check point along a highway leading to Marawi three days after Muslim militants lay siege in Marawi city, the southern Philippines, Thursday, May 25, 2017. "There are...

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Trump lawyer rejects Comey testimony, hints at prosecution

Trump lawyer rejects Comey testimony, hints at prosecution

Republican House Speaker Paul Ryan defended the president's contacts with Comey , saying any breach of the usual firewalls was a product of inexperience, not nefarious intent. Trump: Over a very sh...

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Michael Gove returns to Cabinet in Theresa May's post-election reshuffle

They were Chancellor Philip Hammond, Home Secretary Amber Rudd, Foreign Minister Boris Johnson, Defence Minister Michael Fallon, and Brexit Secretary David Davis. Jeremy Hunt also continues as Health ...

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I'm willing to testify under oath about Comey claims

Trump says Comey's testimony also vindicated him from allegations that he colluded with Russian meddling in the 2016 US presidential election. "My judgment was I need to get that out into the public...

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Theresa May seals deal to prop up govt, but loses key aides

Theresa May seals deal to prop up govt, but loses key aides

Labour surpassed expectations by winning 262. "Moderate" MPs last night admitted it was time for a unified front from a parliamentary party that has been split in two ever since Jeremy Corbyn took...

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London Terrorist Attack Suspect Tried to Get Job at Wimbledon Security Firm

London Terrorist Attack Suspect Tried to Get Job at Wimbledon Security Firm

During the attack, police say, all three men wore "hoax suicide belts consisting of plastic water bottles wrapped in grey duct tape". The belts, created to look like real explosives, consisted of th...

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United Kingdom defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

United Kingdom defense minister Fallon says government views on Brexit haven't changed

It was another humiliation for May, and a sign that the socially conservative DUP, with its strong focus on Northern Ireland's specific political complexities, will not necessarily be a compliant part...

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London Mayor Sadiq Khan: Cancel Trump State Visit Over Attack Tweets

It comes as Theresa May faced calls to scrap Mr Trump's visit to Britain following the US President's latest attack on Mr Khan, accused by Liberal Democrat leader Tim Farron of being a "supine lea...

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Ratings firms eye fallout from shock United Kingdom election

Today, after so many of its own crises, the European Union is feeling stronger and more stable than it has in a long time, thanks to Brexit. "We don't know when Brexit talks start", Tusk tweeted ...

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Iran delivers food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Iran delivers food to Qatar amid concerns of shortages

Qatar faces isolation by fellow Arab countries after Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Egypt severed ties with Doha on Monday, accusing it of supporting Islamist militants an...

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Qatar blockade: Gulf states silent on Tillerson plea to ease measures

Qatar blockade: Gulf states silent on Tillerson plea to ease measures

So far, Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain , Egypt , Yemen, Libya, Mauritania and the Maldives have broken diplomatic ties with Qatar , while Jordan has announced that it will reduce its diplomatic r...

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After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it

After being accused for Gulf crisis, Trump now offers to resolve it

Home to some 10,000 troops, it is central to the US-led fight against the Islamic State group in Iraq and Syria. It said that Trump, in a later call with Abu Dhabi's crown prince, Sheikh Mohammed ...

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May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks with DUP

May finalises cabinet amid minority government talks with DUP

May is preparing to name the rest of her cabinet, after revealing Friday that her five most senior ministers would stay in their posts. "From hubris to humiliation", said the left-leaning Guardian. ...

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Saudi Arabia bans Barcelona FC shirts with Qatar Airways logo

Nationals of countries that cut diplomatic ties with Qatar this week are free to remain in the Gulf state in line with existing regulations, according to a statement carried by Qatar state news age...

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United Kingdom election: Source spills on the DUP's support demands

United Kingdom election: Source spills on the DUP's support demands

The change was unlikely to significantly quell unrest within the party. Britain's best-selling Sun newspaper said senior members of her party had vowed to get rid of May, but would wait at least s...

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Russian lawmaker scoffs at Comey testimony

The former FBI director does detail how he did tell Trump on three separate occasions that he was not himself under investigation - a surprising assertion Trump put in his termination letter to Comey....

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