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

May's program for government was largely restricted to the technical work of making sure Brexit can happen: a bill that sets out how the government will transpose huge swathes of European Union law ...

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Indian sportspersons celebrate International Yoga Day

Indian sportspersons celebrate International Yoga Day

He said that yoga is an integral part of the Indian tradition and it unites the country. He said yoga is about health assurance. Connecting people from North to South from Russian Federation to Ch...

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Macron's party tops French parliamentary poll

Macron's party tops French parliamentary poll

French President Emmanuel Macron leaves his home before voting in the first of two rounds of parliamentary elections in Le Touquet, France , June 11. "I am particularly concerned about the fact tha...

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Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

Cindy brings tornado threat to Gulf Coast

The National Hurricane Center in Miami said that Tuesday night Cindy was about 230 miles (370 kilometers) south of Morgan City, Louisiana - about 305 miles (491 kilometers) southeast of Galveston, T...

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The Brokerages Set Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) PT at $79.38

The Brokerages Set Gilead Sciences, Inc. (GILD) PT at $79.38

Gilead Sciences, Inc.'s P/E stands at 6.93, while the P/S is at 2.98 and earnings per share this year of -16.50%. It has underperformed by 38.50% the S&P500. Cs Mckee LP accumulated 147,600 shares. Da...

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Queen's Speech promises action on housing market and letting agent fees

The enfeebled premier, who is still locked in hard talks with a Northern Irish party to prop up her administration, says the programme is about seizing opportunities offered by Brexit. The primary iss...

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Disarray as Democrats beaten in Georgia poll

She chaired the Fulton County Board of Commissioners, served as Georgia secretary of state and narrowly lost GOP primaries to become governor in 2010 and then senator in 2014. Handel said at her vic...

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Ex-North Korea prisoner denounces death of American student

North Korea has shown no interest in giving up nuclear weapons development, and Kim has increased the share of military activities in the first half of 2017, according to a Yonhap news analysis. "Nort...

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Theresa May denies Queen Elizabeth her crown after 43 years

Also absent were key pledges the Conservatives had given in their manifesto for the recent election which analysts said had bombed with the electorate - such as reform of social care for the elderly a...

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What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

What was Queen's Speech missing? Donald Trump

No deal is done yet and the Queen's Ascot trip was delayed, causing her inconvenience and embarrassing the PM and her ministers. Out went manifesto pledges such as the expansion of grammar schools ...

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Britain's Queen Outlining Agenda With Opening of Parliament

Instead, she lost seats and still hasn't secured a deal with another party to insure Parliament will back the government's agenda. "It is also understood the DUP has put forward plans for city deals...

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Trump state visit omitted from queen's speech

Trump state visit omitted from queen's speech

Chastened by an election result which left her Conservative Party short of a majority in parliament, May also watered down pledges on social care reform, education, corporate governance and energy m...

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China, US kick off inaugural diplomatic, security dialogue

Tillerson and Mattis will host Chinese State Councilor Yang Jiechi and Chief of the Joint Staff General Fang Fenghui at the State Department for the first diplomatic and security dialogue. Pressur...

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Qatar demands 'blockade' be lifted for talks to begin

The foreign minister said the economic impact on Qatar had so far proved to be minimal, but added: "We are not claiming we are living in a ideal condition". The lobbying campaign, organized by the I...

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A victory for Donald Trump and Brian Mast in Georgia

The race was called by the Associated Press roughly three hours after the polls closed at 7 p.m on June 20. Handel defeated Ossoff in Fulton and Cobb counties. "This is the beginning of something mu...

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Queen to outline United Kingdom government agenda in scaled-down speech

The Queen confirmed that there would be a full public inquiry into the Grenfell Tower fire and that an independent public advocate, who will act for bereaved families after public disasters, would b...

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Donald Trump's controversial state visit left out of Queen's Speech

The address to Parliament usually mentions planned state visits, but this edition only contains a reference to welcoming King Felipe and Queen Letizia of Spain in July, despite Theresa May extending a...

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EU Barnier assures of Brexit compromises

The terms of reference state "for both parties the default is transparency" and that it is for the side providing any information to state whether it should remain secret. And even when May finally t...

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Trump Is Using FBI Investigation to Raise Money on Facebook

Trump Is Using FBI Investigation to Raise Money on Facebook

Kushner is in the spotlight over alleged discussions with Russia's ambassador in December, during which he reportedly discussed setting up a secret communication channel between the Trump administ...

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Soros calls for May to keep Britain in single market

British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said Monday he still thinks that the Brexit negotiations will yield "a happy resolution that can be done with profit and honor for both sides". "We launch negot...

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Iran calls on Saudi Arabia to release detainees

King Salman issued a series of royal decrees early Wednesday stripping Prince Mohammed bin Nayef from his title as crown prince and from his post as the country's powerful interior minister overseeing...

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Donald Trump takes swipe at Obama on student death

Corker said. "That's something we're looking at". But he wasn't the only American detained by North Korea. "At least I know China tried!" "The most urgent and risky threat to peace and security in t...

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Metro Boko Haram Kills Police Officer, 4 Others in Borno State

Metro Boko Haram Kills Police Officer, 4 Others in Borno State

In the second incident on Tuesday, Boko Haram fighters killed two men, including a police officer, and injured six others in an ambush on a convoy near Dalwa West village. "The driver (of the ambulanc...

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US confirms killing of a top IS group cleric in Syria

US confirms killing of a top IS group cleric in Syria

Russian Federation responded by warning it would track aircraft from the USA -led coalition as potential targets over Syria and suspended a hotline meant to avoid mid-air collisions. The Zolfaghar m...

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Queen's Speech mum on Trump's United Kingdom state visit

Queen's Speech mum on Trump's United Kingdom state visit

The speech included eight bills centered on the United Kingdom leaving the European Union, and measures to address recent terror attacks in Manchester and London , as well as last week's deadly apa...

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Brexit and terrorism dominate Queen's speech in British parliament

While the queen reads the Queen's Speech to lawmakers, it is written by the prime minister and her staff and offers a broad brush of goals for the future. "This will be complemented by legislation t...

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Grenfell Tower Fire: Theresa May apologizes for government response in Parliament speech

Firefighters tried to save as many as they could. The Citizen has asked for this information. Its representatives have met with the fire service and council authorities, and staff have been carryi...

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General Sharif can't be recalled from Saudi Arabia: Aziz

General Sharif can't be recalled from Saudi Arabia: Aziz

Pakistan can not recall former Army chief Gen Raheel Sharif from Riyadh as he has taken the command of the 41-nation Saudi-led military alliance against the Islamic State in his "personal capaci...

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Aboriginal Day to change

Meanwhile, Aboriginal Day is an opportunity to take active and bold steps forward on the path to reconciliation through education, says Jamieson, president of Indspire, an Indigenous-led charity that ...

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Dems come up short in special elections, but find a silver lining

During her speech, Handel gave a "special thanks to the president of the United States of America", setting off raucous cheers and chants of "Trump!" In the weeks preceding the election, President T...

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UK's May launches plan for government, promising to listen to Brexit concerns

When the invitation was first made by Theresa May on behalf of the Queen, there was a lot of concern that she had jumped the gun and gone too fast on this - to give a new USA president the offer of ...

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Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

Russia regrets new US sanctions, mulls retaliatory moves

Trump has worked to assure Europe he will continue to support the alliance but insists that member countries meet their financial obligations to "pay their fair share". He added that he could "only ...

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James Hodgkinson, Alexandria shooter, acted alone, carried list of Congressmen

James Hodgkinson, Alexandria shooter, acted alone, carried list of Congressmen

In his pocket, he had a list of Republicans that he wanted to assassinate. Mo Brooks of Alabama, Jeff Duncan of SC and Trent Franks of Arizona, The Daily Caller reported . "There was nothing cons...

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Trump Takes Victory Lap After Georgia: 'We're 5 to 0'

Handel devoted much of her speech to thanking national and state Republicans for backing her campaign before making a direct appeal to Ossoff's supporters. Party leaders profess encouragement from the...

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Qatar denounces move by Gulf states to cut air, sea links

Qatar denounces move by Gulf states to cut air, sea links

On Tuesday, Trump seemed to endorse the Gulf states' action in a series of tweets . "Perhaps this will be the beginning of the end to the horror of terrorism!" A number of Middle East nations inc...

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Doomsdayers on edge as quake 'swarm' rocks Yellowstone supervolcano

Doomsdayers on edge as quake 'swarm' rocks Yellowstone supervolcano

The 4.5 magnitude quake is the largest to hit the supervolcano since a 4.8 quake struck in March 2014. The University of Utah , whose seismography stations monitor the park's quake activity, said ...

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"Difficult budget" forces public schools to cut services, make staffing changes

The district has a current budget deficit of $1.9 million, some of that is due to unplanned spending towards rubber mulch replacement at school playgrounds and repairing the now vacant Rockridge Eleme...

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Flynn was told secrets despite Russian Federation blackmail concerns

Flynn was told secrets despite Russian Federation blackmail concerns

When asked by Senators in May whether he was aware of these concerns, Pompeo said: "I can't answer yes or no". Despite these conflicts, Flynn listened in on Pompeo's briefings of America's most sens...

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Presidential polls: Ruling AIADMK faction to support Ram Nath Kovind

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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