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Donald Trump skips White House tradition of hosting Eid celebration

President George W Bush hosted the dinner every year for his two terms, including just after the 9/11 attacks. People attend a Eid al-Fitr celebration that marks the end of Ramadan , the Muslim h...

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IL man who shot at GOP lawmakers had history of criminal run-ins

IL man who shot at GOP lawmakers had history of criminal run-ins

Reports also state that the shooter identified as James T Hodgkinson was also a Bernie Sanders supporter. Sanders said, "Violence of any kind is unacceptable in our society and I condemn this acti...

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James Mattis 'shocked' by low level of U.S. military readiness

James Mattis 'shocked' by low level of U.S. military readiness

The Pentagon and White House have been reviewing an option to send 3,000 to 5,000 additional U.S. forces exclusively in that training and advisory role. To date, more than 2,300 Americans have been...

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Alternate Juror In Bill Cosby Trial 'Probably' Would Have Voted Guilty

Alternate Juror In Bill Cosby Trial 'Probably' Would Have Voted Guilty

Bill Cosby exits the Montgomery County Courthouse after a mistrial was declared in Norristown , Pa., Saturday, June 17, 2017. Lawyer Eli Segal, arguing on behalf of the Philadelphia Media Networ...

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Russian submarine test-fires intercontinental ballistic missile Bulava

Russian submarine test-fires intercontinental ballistic missile Bulava

It carries 10 warheads of 150 kilotons each, and has a range of 8,000 kilometers (5,000 miles). "The launch was made from the submerged position in compliance with a combat training plan", the Defe...

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NEET Counselling 2017 for MBBS, BDS Admissions: Explained in Detail

NEET Counselling 2017 for MBBS, BDS Admissions: Explained in Detail

The online registration and choice filling will remain open from 3rd July to 11th July, up to 5 pm. Seat allotments for round two will be done from August 5 to 7, 2017.Results of round two will be pub...

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Otto Warmbier's Tour Group Blames Him For What Happened

Otto Warmbier's Tour Group Blames Him For What Happened

Mourners stand outside the art center before a funeral service for Otto Warmbier, who died after his release from North Korea , at Wyoming High School in Wyoming, Ohio, June 22, 2017. Warmbier was de...

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Cold case homicide arrest at Robina, QLD

Cold case homicide arrest at Robina, QLD

A 68-year-old man has been charged with the murder of his Australian business partner after a breakthrough in a decades-old cold case investigation. Carlyle had gone there to tidy up loose ends befo...

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Police say teen's actions caused her to fall from Six Flags ride

Stockdale said the girl, who is from DE, was riding with her younger brother, somehow slipped underneath the restraining bars that holds riders in the auto. "It's not something that you could just sli...

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EU door remains open, France's Macron tells Theresa May

Intriguingly, Mr Macron's comments came just hours after Wolfgang Schäuble, the powerful German finance minister, sent out an identical message - saying the United Kingdom would find "open doors" in B...

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Conservatives Strike Deal With DUP to Support British Government

Asked if the deal would reduce the prospects of a powersharing agreement being secured in Northern Ireland, Mrs Foster replied: "Not at all". Theresa May has been warned that her "grubby £1.5bn de...

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Modi Meets with Top US Executives

At the interaction with the CEOs, Modi pointed out various investment opportunities in India . Several CEOs showed their willingness to be partners in skill development and education initiatives. P...

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Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again

The outdated technology systems , used by other government agencies, such as the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department of Justice, include the use of COBOL . The four-hour meeting incl...

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BJP leader : Modi, Trump have very similar leadership style

Modi said corruption was the main reason why governments in India were voted out in the past. Even though the White House had previously stated that neither the president nor the Indian prime m...

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Indian Inc Celebrates International Yoga Day

Indian Inc Celebrates International Yoga Day

In a brief speech, Prime Minister said "Yoga is more than just a healthy body - it leads one to complete wellness". Mr Modi, a teetotal vegetarian who practises yoga daily, led about 50,000 people i...

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Kushner's Firm Received $285M Loan Just Before Election — WashPost

Kushner's Firm Received $285M Loan Just Before Election — WashPost

Evidence of wider ties between Deutsche Bank (DB) and President Donald Trump's family and businesses is emerging after a report that the German bank lent Trump's son-in-law Jared Kushner $285 mill...

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Senate Republicans to Issue Revised Health Care Bill

Senate Republicans to Issue Revised Health Care Bill

The bill proposes phasing out federal funding to states that had been used to expand the program under the Obama administration. "This is a historic enterprise, and it explains why the screaming com...

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Red Bull takes bruising Azerbaijan Grand Prix

Making the most of a series of extraordinary incidents and interventions in an action-packed race, which included three safety vehicle interventions and a red-flagged stoppage, Ricciardo, who started ...

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May's Conservatives sign power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP

May's Conservatives sign power deal with Northern Ireland's DUP

In a statement, Mrs May said the deal reached with the DUP was a "confidence and supply agreement", under which the Northern Irish party undertakes to support the Conservative Government on votes on...

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Trump Ends 20-Year Tradition of Commemorating Ramadan at the White House

White House officials reportedly spend months planning the event, which has been held every year under the Clinton, Bush and Obama administrations, but 2017 took a different path. Since visiting rel...

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Turkey rejects demand to close military base in Qatar

The four countries have not provided any evidence, and Qatar has repeatedly denied the allegations as baseless. Qatar's foreign minister has rejected a list of 13 conditions set by four Arab s...

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Al Qaeda releases Swedish hostage after almost six years

Al Qaeda releases Swedish hostage after almost six years

Johan Gustafsson , 42, was kidnapped in November 2011 in Timbuktu, during a motorcycle trip in Mali , along with two people from South Africa and the Netherlands. AQIM took a number of Western hostag...

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Professor who said Otto Warmbier got 'what he deserved' loses job

Professor who said Otto Warmbier got 'what he deserved' loses job

He said North Korea's treatment of Warmbier demonstrated "a basic disregard for human rights, for human dignity". The 22-year-old student, Otto Warmbier, returned to USA soil in a comatose state...

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UP CM Adityanath greets people on Eid ul-Fitr

President Pranab Mukherjee extended his greetings to the nation on the holy occasion of Eid-ul-Fitr. It may have been a cold and overcast day in some parts of New Zealand but the depressing weathe...

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US committed to 'One China' policy, but also to Taiwan: Rex Tillerson

Not so, said Israeli and Palestinian officials alike. "The question is not if that move happens, but only when", Press Secretary Sean Spicer said on June 1. Palestinian officials told Tillerson "t...

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New Crown Prince Mohammed seen taking a harder line on Iran

New Crown Prince Mohammed seen taking a harder line on Iran

The move wasn't totally unanticipated as a possibility, but has far-reaching consequences. The king called on governors and other princes to pledge allegiance to his new heir and ordered a ceremony ...

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Moon sighted, Eid-ul-Fitr to be celebrated today

But US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson reportedly rejected a request to hold a reception. Mr Trump has previously been criticised for his use of anti-Muslim rhetoric, including on the campaign trai...

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DUP backs deal to support minority Conservative government

The Scottish National Party's Westminster leader Ian Blackford said the party will fight to ensure Scotland gets "its fair share" under the Barnett formula, which governs how central funding is shared...

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FM Zarif Congratulates World Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

FM Zarif Congratulates World Muslims on Eid al-Fitr

More than 3000 men, women and children attended the Eid prayers at the Al Mustafa Jamia Masjid, of the South Auckland Muslim Association located at 26 Mangere Road, Otahuhu at 830 am today. We recall ...

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Rescuers ordered to leave amid fears over second China landslide

Rescuers ordered to leave amid fears over second China landslide

It also lowered the number of missing to 93, saying 15 people on an initial list of the missing were accounted for. Reports of the landslide were largely absent from wider Chinese media apart from...

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Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2017

Muslims around the world celebrate Eid al-Fitr 2017

Many of them had returned to the district from work in Malaysia, he said, in order to stay with their family on one of the most important days in the Islamic calendar. Ramadan and Eid do not fall on...

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Tom Price promises GOP health care bill will lower premiums

Tom Price promises GOP health care bill will lower premiums

Like the House legislation, the Senate bill would impose major changes to Medicaid and curtail its growth over time and also would repeal the individual mandate. She says she is anxious because th...

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N Ireland party signs deals to support UK Conservative gov't

That will give May just enough votes to be able to govern by a razor-thin margin after she lost her majority in a disastrous general election showing on 8 June. The DUP leader said the financial sup...

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North Korea doubts over Seoul's Olympic invite

South Korean and U.S. authorities also announced four principles when affirming their common position on the North Korean nuclear issue last month: the ultimate goal should be North Korea's complet...

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Telegram App Used in Saint Petersburg Bombing, Says Russia

Telegram App Used in Saint Petersburg Bombing, Says Russia

Telegram has some 100 million users and has been used by so-called Islamic State (IS) and its supporters. According to said law, all personal data sent by Russian citizens on the Internet must be sto...

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Eid celebrations across India

Eid al-Fitr is the holiday that marks the end of Ramadan, the Islamic holy month. "For Muslim Americans, Eid is an opportunity to reflect on the 30 days spent fasting and to recommit to values of g...

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Eid to be celebrated today

Eid to be celebrated today

Eid-el-Fitr should remind one of many lessons learned from fasting and which, during the holy month of Ramadan, one should have endeavoured to keep in mind and to have practised. Large congregations o...

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Cabinet briefed on plans for British government deal with DUP

Cabinet briefed on plans for British government deal with DUP

As well as meeting with DUP leader Arlene Foster , May is also set to travel to Paris later Tuesday to meet French President Emmanuel Macron to discuss how to tackle online extremism. Mrs Foster arri...

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At least 9 dead, 28 missing after tourist boat sinks in Colombia

Survivors told local media that the boat, called El Almirante, appeared to be overloaded and none of the passengers on board were wearing life vests. Survivors also told local media that the ferry bo...

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Iran's Rouhani voices support for Qatar amid "siege"

Qatar has described the pressure by its larger neighbours as an "illegal blockade" aimed at curbing its sovereignty, and said that the ultimatum by its Gulf neighbours was " unreasonable ". Iranian P...

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