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Neymar comforts Cristiano Ronaldo via WhatsApp over tax allegations

The 32-year-old Portuguese star is facing four charges of fraud through offshore companies between 2011 and 2014. Prosecutors claim that the 54-year-old manager failed to declare income of €1.6 mill...

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Kovind to file nomination in presence of Modi

With more than 60 per cent of the members of the president's electoral college pledging to back Kovind, the election of the lawyer-turned politician as the 14th president to succeed Pranab Mukherjee i...

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Presidential polls: Kovind gets 25000-vote boost as Shiv Sena backs NDA

Expressing serious concerns over the renewed spate of terror in J&K and the violence revived in West Bengal's Darjeeling, the Sena said these heavenly places on earth are now passing through a bad s...

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Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

Saudi king names son as heir to throne, replacing nephew

His replacement by his nephew sidelines Prince Mohammed but keeps the security file in the hands of the Nayef branch of the Al Saud family, which is likely to reassure other royals as power is increas...

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W. House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

Following the House's initial failure to pass ObamaCare repeal legislation in March due to caucus resistance, President Trump said the conservatives had "hurt the entire Republican agenda", lumping t...

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UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

UK finds 34 high-rise apartment buildings with unsafe siding

On Saturday morning, residents were anxious to find answers from councillors on temporary accommodation and hotel arrangements. Test results are being sent to local landlords and fire services, with...

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Number of refugees entering USA drops by half under Trump

Number of refugees entering USA drops by half under Trump

Data released by the Department of Homeland Security showed 13,000 refugees entering the USA during the first three months of Trump's presidency, compared to the 25,000 admitted at the end of the Ob...

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Portugal, Mexico, Russia eye Confederations Cup semi-final berths

Since the beginning of this century, when the Confederations Cup assumed its role as dress rehearsal for World Cup tournaments a year ahead, the event's semi-final has always had a place for the h...

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Iran offers Saudi Arabia help after Mecca bombing

Iran offers Saudi Arabia help after Mecca bombing

The Interior Ministry said the thwarted "terrorist plan" would have violated "all sanctities by targeting the security of the Grand Mosque , the holiest place on Earth". The ministry described the ...

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Saudi crown prince donates $66 million to fight Yemen cholera epidemic

Saudi crown prince donates $66 million to fight Yemen cholera epidemic

Yemen , which has been torn apart by a civil war, continues to bleed from the Saudi-led bombardment. The conflict has also devastated the country's infrastructure, leaving more than half of its medi...

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Fire safety concern to force hundreds from London homes

Fire safety concern to force hundreds from London homes

Five London tower blocks containing 800 homes were being immediately evacuated on Friday due to fire safety concerns over their external cladding following the deadly Grenfell Tower inferno, the loc...

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STF troopers injured in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

STF troopers injured in gunfight with Maoists in Sukma

A composite squad of the STF, District Reserve Group (DRG), Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) and its elite unit-CoBRA (Commando Battalion for Resolute Action) began the operation based on input...

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Kovind to go on nation-wide tour from June 25

Kovind to go on nation-wide tour from June 25

Opposition parties Thursday picked a former parliament speaker from India's lowest Dalit caste as their presidential candidate, pitting her against the ruling party's hot favourite Ram Nath Kovind -...

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Confederations cup: Ronaldo sends Portugal to Semifinal as Russian Federation crash out

Confederations cup: Ronaldo sends Portugal to Semifinal as Russian Federation crash out

Portugal's Bernardo Silva, right, scores his side's second goal during the Confederations Cup, Group A soccer match between New Zealand and Portugal, at the St. But the Portugal captain made no mist...

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Confederations Cup scenarios: Who can advance to knockout stage?

Confederations Cup scenarios: Who can advance to knockout stage?

Cristiano Ronaldo was among the goalscorers as Portugal beat New Zealand 4-0 to reach the Confederations Cup semi-finals as Group A winners. Ronaldo let his play do the talking after the re...

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Petition: Remove Rodman from Hall of Fame

The victims of the Communism Memorial Foundation argue that removing Rodman from the Hall will send a message that America opposes the North Korean regime. Rodman was elected to the Hall of Fame in ...

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Turkey summons U.S. ambassador over brawl arrest warrants

Law enforcement officials arrested two men linked to last month's skirmish outside the Turkish ambassador's residence in Washington, D.C., the U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force said. In another, they ...

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Senior Obama Official On Handling Of Russia Hacks: 'We Sort Of Choked'

Senior Obama Official On Handling Of Russia Hacks: 'We Sort Of Choked'

The intelligence shocked the White House and put USA security chiefs on a top-secret crisis footing to figure out how to react. Some senior Obama officials lament that they did not do enough to stop...

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In tweet attacking Obama, Trump says Russia tried to influence election

In tweet attacking Obama, Trump says Russia tried to influence election

Hackers with ties to Russian intelligence services skimmed through the Democratic Party computer networks as well as the Republican system for more than a year, the story reported. They believe that...

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Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care

Republican bills blow up the road toward universal health care

Sens. Dean Heller of Nevada, facing a competitive 2018 re-election battle, Rob Portman of OH and Shelley Moore Capito of West Virginia expressed concerns about the bill's cuts to Medicaid and ...

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Big Orange pips Order Of St George in Gold Cup thriller

It was a very good performance and these horses have a serious amount of talent. "I'll have a think about where next, he's won two Group Twos so we need a Group One, it won't be the Irish Derby thou...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger, Emmanuel Macron shoot video selfie about climate change

But after Mr Trump withdrew U.S. participation, it will no longer include the world's second largest polluter. France no longer sees the departure of President Bashar Assad as a priority in the ...

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Protesters gather in front of Mitch McConnell's office for 'die

Protesters gather in front of Mitch McConnell's office for 'die

Four Republican senators say they are not ready to vote for the GOP health care bill , putting the measure in jeopardy. While the dramatic scene unfolded, Democratic senators lead by Minority L...

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EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats

EJ Dionne Jr.: Georgia provides lessons to Democrats

Trump waded in Thursday morning with a tweet urging Democrats to keep Pelosi on, saying having her as a foil helps the GOP. That " Republican playbook" obviously is working, declared Democratic R...

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Dennis Rodman wants Strahan to tag along on next North Korea trip

Otto Warmbier , the U.S. college student imprisoned for more than a year by North Korea and sent back home in a coma that proved fatal, will be buried Thursday in his home state of Ohio. His parents d...

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Trump suggests he was trying to keep Federal Bureau of Investigation director honest

Trump suggests he was trying to keep Federal Bureau of Investigation director honest

The Washington Times reported Kasowitz, who works as Trump's outside legal counsel in the Russian Federation probe, will file a complaint with the DOJ's inspector general and the Senate Judiciary C...

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Venezuelan president's opponents lay siege to air base

Venezuelan president's opponents lay siege to air base

The government says they are coup plotters and criminals. Soldiers fired from near point blank range as protesters attacked the fence outside La Carlota airbase in the wealthy east end of Caracas. M...

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Isis claims Jerusalem attack, sends warning

Hours after the attack, the group announced that "soldiers of the caliphate" had launched the "blessed operation. on a gathering of Jews" and said it would attack again. According to the Jerusalem Po...

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Presidential election: Nitish Kumar's JD(U) will support BJP nominee Ram Nath Kovind

Another non-NDA party, Jagan Mohan Reddy led YSR Congress Party has given thumbs-up to Kovind. Besides the constituents of the NDA - which has 48.6 per cent of the total vote value of 10.99 lakh -...

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Republican wins House seat in Georgia

Lawmakers are also bemoaning a weak Democratic bench of candidates nationally, and demanding a better strategy for success and a new and stronger economic message that differentiates them more clear...

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To face flood threat by storm Cindy

To face flood threat by storm Cindy

The storm could also bring "short lived tornadoes" and damaging winds. Cindy is the second tropical storm to form in the Atlantic Ocean since the hurricane season officially began June 1 and the thi...

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Mark Wahlberg is an excellent actor: Anthony Hopkins

This is a shame because the trailers promised us a film that integrated the Transformers mythos into Arthurian legend. I tried hard to ignore the glaring issues on show mainly because of a stunning ...

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USA shoots down another Iranian UAV over Syria

Carla Babb, the Pentagon correspondent for Voice of America ( VOA ) tweeted Tuesday saying the sources have confirmed that the Iranian-made drone shot down by the us fighter jet was being operated...

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Thousands gather to bid Otto Warmbier farewell

Warmbier's father Fred earlier told reporters that his son was lured to North Korea , as other U.S. tourists have been, by tour groups run out of China . "To make it clear, we are the biggest victi...

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Mehbooba, Guv discuss attacks on police personnel

Vaid told reporters: "An officer being lynched by the very people he had gone to protect proves we have reached a stage where very little difference is left between humanity and barbarism". Pandit w...

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China, US agree aim of 'complete, irreversible' Korean denuclearization

While Beijing reiterated its compliance with United Nations resolutions amid allegations on Thursday about Chinese companies helping North Korea evade worldwide sanctions, both sides appear to have fa...

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Melbourne Cup a weighty task for Big Orange

Stradivarius was the victor of the Queen's Vase, edging out Count Octave, and 20-1 outsider Rare Rhythm triumphed in the day's final race , the Duke Of Edinburgh Stakes, to give Buick his second...

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Officials say over 120 buried in China landslide

Officials say over 120 buried in China landslide

CCTV cited a rescuer as saying five bodies had been found. At least six people were killed and over 100 others remained missing after a mountain village was today buried under tonnes of rocks follow...

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The Outlook After the Special Elections

The key for Handel was the time she had between April's first round of voting (which Ossoff led in an open primary with 48.1 percent, just short of the majority he needed to settle matters then) and t...

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Real cause of Grenfell Tower fire disaster revealed

Real cause of Grenfell Tower fire disaster revealed

Further tests are being done on the refrigerator, she said, with the assistance of the manufacturer. "Camden Council is absolutely determined to ensure that our residents are safe and we have promis...

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