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Presidential polls: Ruling AIADMK faction to support Ram Nath Kovind

Earlier in the day, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar chose to extend his support to NDA's Presidential candidate Ram Nath Kovind. The government has begun the hunt for a house for the Presidentia...

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Trump UK visit absent from Queen's speech

Prime Minister Theresa May said the package - which contains the flagship Repeal Bill plus measures on immigration, trade, farming and fishing - about getting " Brexit right". In written remarks pr...

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Int'l Yoga Day marked by millions in India, where it began

Int'l Yoga Day marked by millions in India, where it began

Prime Minister Modi while addressing the gathering on this day in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow said that Yoga has become an integral part of every Indian household. Only a bit of salt is used (in cooking...

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Queen Elizabeth's speech includes no mention of Trump visit to UK

Among the many experts who criticised the proposed deal was former prime minister John Major, who was quoted by the BBC as saying he understands why the Tories want to shore up the parliamentary pos...

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Dem loss in Georgia underscores party challenges

He is Hitler and Howdy Doody all rolled into one, a traitorous SOB (although most liberals only hint that Trump has committed treason), a threat to the rule of law, and a joke as a president. But it w...

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Handel defeats Ossoff in most expensive House race in history

Sure, this is a district that favored Trump by just 1.5 points in the presidential election and a district that has all the characteristics of a place Democrats could turn. Here's what we didn't lea...

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'Chaos' as No Deal With DUP Reached Ahead of Queen's Speech

Unveiling her first ever Queen's Speech amid intense speculation about her future in Number 10 and uncertainty over a proposed deal with the DUP , the Prime Minister will offer promises of a more ope...

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Queen Elizabeth II delivers legislative agenda for Britain

With great fanfare, right-wing U.S. leader Donald Trump was promised a state visit to the UK. It has also led to her attempting to negotiate a deal with the Democratic Unionist Party of Northern I...

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Georgia 6th: What they are saying about Handel's win

Georgia 6th: What they are saying about Handel's win

Kellyanne Conway, a top White House aide, jabbed at Ossoff for being 30 years old and living just outside Georgia's 6th District, tweeting her thanks to Republican Karen Handel "for standing str...

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Judge temporarily halts daily fantasy sports merger

Judge temporarily halts daily fantasy sports merger

According to the FTC's complaint, consumers of paid daily fantasy sports are unlikely to view season-long fantasy sports contests as a meaningful substitute for paid daily fantasy sports, due to t...

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US Open 2017: A look at the numbers from Erin Hills

US Open 2017: A look at the numbers from Erin Hills

The number of birdies in Dustin Johnson's first round as defending champion. Having spent a good part of his golfing apprenticeship traveling the globe sleeping in cars and working his way up throug...

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Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for international event

Yoga practitioners pause to stretch and pose for international event

He said his team expected more than 1,000 people to take part. While Prime Minister Narendra Modi did yoga for some 20 minutes on a rainy morning in Lucknow to mark International Yoga Day , Mad...

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Queen's Speech: Pomp, ritual in delivering UK gov't program

The state opening took place only days after another huge annual event, Trooping the Color, a celebration of the queen's birthday. Eight of the Bills mentioned by the Queen were Brexit-related. The ...

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USA 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria

USA 'downs Iran-made drone' over Syria

It is the fifth time in the past month the USA has struck at forces allied with the Syrian government in the area. The U.S. -led coalition's actions were further complicated by Iran, which over th...

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The Fool on President Trump's Legal Team

On May 9, Trump fired FBI Director James Comey , who was investigating possible collusion between Trump's campaign and the Russian officials. "I do not have a specific answer to that", Spicer sai...

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Belgian PM: station attack could have been worse

Eric Van der Sypt , Belgium's federal magistrate, said the suspect, identified by his initials O.Z., was not known to investigators for being involved in terror activities but police were aware of h...

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Hospital: Scalise Upgraded To Fair Condition

Hospital: Scalise Upgraded To Fair Condition

House Speaker Paul Ryan also gave an update on the Congressman saying that Scalise is "on the road to recovery". Check back with The Advocate for more details . Scalise's surgeon says he can hope...

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Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after United States downed jet

Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after United States downed jet

It also comes as the U.S. military announced officially that coalition forces had killed the Islamic State's top cleric, Turki al-Binali, in an air strike in Syria last month. The spokesman said t...

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Implications For Texas As Supreme Court Considers Gerrymandering Case

House of Representatives , governors' mansions, and state houses across America. But the justices have not thrown out state electoral maps drawn simply to give one party an advantage over another. "...

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Explosion rocks Brussels train station; suspect 'neutralized'

A police inspector stands at the entrance of Central Station in Brussels on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. The Belgian capital, home to the headquarters of North Atlantic Treaty Organisation and the Eu...

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FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

FBI to detail findings on Congressional baseball shooting

U.S. Capitol Police and other officers returned fire and killed the gunman, who turned out to be an unemployed home inspector with a deep animus toward President Donald Trump and other Republicans. Ho...

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UK police studying cause of death of man in mosque attack

Police at the scene found "a man waving an item around", an official statement read. After being tasered, the man was arrested and taken into custody at the central London police station. The Regent...

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Terror strikes United Kingdom yet again; 1 killed

Terror strikes United Kingdom yet again; 1 killed

The 48-year-old driver was pinned down by the angry crowd after reportedly yelling "I want to kill all Muslims" in chaotic scenes recorded and posted online. Khan, who vowed "zero tolerance" for hate ...

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Dozens killed in Afghan police HQ attack

The cargo, worth about $11 million dollars, was the first in what officials from the two countries hope will be many flights allowing Afghan and Indian companies to bypass Pakistan , which strictly l...

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US watchdog decries woodland uniforms for Afghan army

US watchdog decries woodland uniforms for Afghan army

David Devich According to the report , the HyperStealth's Spec4ce Forest camouflage pattern was chosen by the then-Afghan Defense Minister Abdul Rahim Wardak - because he liked what he saw while br...

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Spicer: Warmbier's Death a 'Shame,' China Needed to Help More

Spicer did, however, say the administration has been working with China to help improve America's relationship with North Korea - a reclusive nation that is developing nuclear weapons. The United St...

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Republican Karen Handel wins key Georgia election

I'm a political science professor living in Georgia's 6th House district, where Republican Karen Handel eked out a victory of almost four points over Democrat John Ossoff in a special House electio...

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Queen Elizabeth II mum about Trump visit

Bills on trade and customs will be introduced - Brexit means Britain will try to strike new deals with the European Union but also with other nations that it was unable to negotiate with while a an ...

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Lions shine in Chiefs victory

That said, there was a slight doubt with the back three. In the backs, the likes of Ben Te'o and Anthony Watson shone, but anyone thinking that Saturday's team were nailed on to start obviously ...

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French government ministers step down amid investigations

Defense minister Sylvie Goulard, the most prominent woman in the Cabinet Macron named a little more than a month ago, suggested in a statement she made a decision to quit the government to avoid hurti...

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Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' over majority loss

Theresa May pledges 'humility and resolve' over majority loss

British Prime Minister Theresa May will begin the delicate task of running a minority government on Wednesday by setting out a softer tone on Brexit as Queen Elizabeth formally opens parliament. A...

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Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future

Spicer Won't Comment on His White House Future

Are you leaving your job as press secretary? He has repeatedly struck out against the media during his presidency. Before holding a press briefing on Tuesday afternoon , Spicer had not addressed repo...

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Trump calls ex-FBI director 'very cowardly' in new rant

Almost 20 million U.S. television viewers tuned in to the explosive televised testimony. Taking to the social media platform over the weekend he has not only called the former Federal Bureau of Inve...

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Queen to outline UK government agenda in scaled-down speech

But the speech will be remembered for what has been left out. May could be forced to resign if she loses the vote, just as the country embarks on highly sensitive negotiations for Britain's withdraw...

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Theresa May offers personal apology to Grenfell families

Theresa May offers personal apology to Grenfell families

Last week The Irish News reported how a senior fire safety expert had raised concerns about plans to clad tower blocks in north Belfast, saying it appeared to be contrary to building regulations. Prim...

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Virginia Muslim girl found dead near mosque

Getting killed because she's Muslim". Hassanen's murder struck close to home for many Muslim Americans, who are celebrating the final days of the holy month of Ramadan . But a statement sent to...

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U.S. fighter jet shoots down pro-Syrian-regime drone

Air Force reconnaissance aircraft in the Baltic Sea, according to a United States official. Syrian government and allied troop. The drone was thought to be armed and threatening United States tr...

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Pakistan ranks second in refugee numbers

In just one year the refugee population in Uganda has more than doubled from 500 000 to over 1.25 million, making the country host to the fastest growing refugee emergency in the world. Some 37 co...

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Queen Elizabeth II outlines government program

Queen Elizabeth II will on Wednesday unveil the government's agenda at a scaled-down State Opening of Parliament in a speech which will be dominated by Britain's decision to leave the European Union....

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Travis Kalanick steps down as Uber CEO

Travis Kalanick steps down as Uber CEO

Venture capital firm Benchmark, where Gurley is a partner, was one of the Uber investors that pushed for the leadership change. Earlier on Tuesday, Uber's major investors have demanded Travis Kalan...

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