• Trump urges voters to back Republican in Tuesday's special elections
Trump urges voters to back Republican in Tuesday's special elections

Special elections frequently become referendums on the incumbent party. Democrats see an opportunity to pick up a seat represented by Republicans since 1979, most recently by the man who now serves as Trump's Health and Human Services secretary.

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  • U.S. mily dismisses chance of massive troop surge in Afghanistan
U.S. mily dismisses chance of massive troop surge in Afghanistan

In a meeting in the Oval Office with McMaster, Secretary of Defense James Mattis and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, Trump agreed to lift the caps on troop levels in Afghanistan and allow Mattis to determine how many forces to send to the war there.

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  • Britain Kicks Off Brexit Talks With European Union
Britain Kicks Off Brexit Talks With European Union

Davis will lead a team of experienced negotiators to Brussels , confident that he can get a positive outcome and secure a new deep and special partnership with the European Union , said his spokesman. NPA chairman Richard Lister recently laid out the association's main Brexit priorities in a letter to new Defra Secretary Michael Gove. "So my mi...

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  • BJP backs low-caste leader for president
BJP backs low-caste leader for president

The electoral college for the presidential election has a vote value of 10.98 lakh and comprises 4896 electors - elected members of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and elected members of legislative assemblies of states and union territories.

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  • Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit
Brexit talks to focus first on orderly exit

From his comments, it appeared that the Brexit talks will largely follow the EU's conditions and will center on the two sides' new relationship only once sufficient progress has been made on the withdrawal issues. Such firms sold 7.3 billion euros ($8.2 billion) worth of goods to customers in Britain past year, their fourth-biggest market. Davi...

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  • Williamson 12th man in Trophy team
Williamson 12th man in Trophy team

I really do. I'm sure that the nation of Pakistan is really happy because they deserve it. You can check out all the best images from the final in the gallery above. Pandya was involved in a mix-up with Ravindra Jadeja and was run-out. Bottom-ranked Pakistan produced a breathtaking display at London's Oval on Sunday in the climax ...

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  • Two US B-1B bombers in joint exercise with S. Korea
Two US B-1B bombers in joint exercise with S. Korea

The B-1s will carry out the drills with two F-15K fighters from the Korean Air force, reports Efe news. The US and South Korean Air Forces are to hold joint military exercises in the skies over the Korean Peninsula, according to military officials in Seoul.

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  • Britain and European Union agree terms of reference and timetable for Brexit talks
Britain and European Union agree terms of reference and timetable for Brexit talks

German Chancellor Angela Merkel says she hopes for a "good agreement" after Brexit talks in which 27 European Union countries will listen carefully to what Britain wants but also defend their own interests. He said: "At testing times like these reminded of values and resolve we share with closest allies". N. Ireland is expected to be...

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  • Israeli police officer killed in Jerusalem stabbing, 2 attackers shot dead
Israeli police officer killed in Jerusalem stabbing, 2 attackers shot dead

The Israeli army said the assailants appeared have acted independently, like numerous attackers in a wave of unrest that has rocked Israel and the occupied territories since October 2015. What's most interesting about the PFLP statement is that it refers to "the defeated leaders of the Palestinian Authority", referring especially to Mahmoud Abbas.

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  • Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin
Davis calls for special partnership with Brussels as Brexit talks begin

After nearly a year of waffling, Britain on Monday finally opens negotiations with its European Union counterparts about leaving the bloc, with the final outcome, due in 2019, as important as it now seems unpredictable. "N. Ireland has taken more time today than anything else", said Davis on UK's behalf reminding that the issue is politically...

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  • Fakhar Zaman an ex-sailor of Pakistan Navy
Fakhar Zaman an ex-sailor of Pakistan Navy

Cricket-obsessed Pakistanis flooded onto the streets draped in their national green and white flag in celebration yesterday after their national team trounced arch-foe India in the Champions Trophy final. "During its last pool match against Sri Lanka , another must-win game, Pakistan looked dead and buried in its run-chase, but Sri Lanka could...

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  • European Union hoping for answers as Brexit talks begin
European Union hoping for answers as Brexit talks begin

An early election this month, in which Prime Minister Theresa May lost her majority, only added to the problems. "As I head to Brussels to open official talks to leave the EU, there should be no doubt - we are leaving the European Union, and delivering on that historic referendum result", Davis said.

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  • Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings
Special counsel investigating Kushner business dealings

Robert Mueller , the special counsel probing Russia's interference in the 2016 United States presidential elections and its possible collusion with figures in the Donald Trump campaign, is reportedly investigating the financial dealings of the president's senior adviser and son-in-law, Jared Kushner .

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  • Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist
Darjeeling on edge, GJM takes out rally with body of activist

The GJM, however, denied its involvement in the incidents and alleged that these were a "handiwork" of the Trinamool Congress (TMC) to "malign" it. He claimed that the police firing triggered his resignation. According to sources, the West Bengal state government has blocked mobile internet in the hills in a bid to prevent people from mass gather...

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  • EU's Barnier looks forward to 'constructive' Brexit talks
EU's Barnier looks forward to 'constructive' Brexit talks

He added: " Brexit won't make anything better, but it will make a lot of things more hard". But he warned that "we need to get there via a slope, not via a cliff edge". By notifying by letter to Brussels the British intention to leave the EU on 29 March, May unveiled the negotiating objectives, including resolving the situation of the 3.2 mi...

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  • Trump attorney: President is not under investigation
Trump attorney: President is not under investigation

The special counsel's office did not respond to a request for comment on the report . Trump essentially confessed that he fired Comey in order to forestall the Russian Federation investigation, telling NBC News interviewer Lester Holt in nationally televised broadcast that "this Russian Federation thing" was among his motivations for firin...

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  • Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet
Australia suspends airstrikes in Syria after US downed jet

Russia's foreign ministry accused Washington of failing to use the hotline before downing the plane near Raqa, and called for a "careful investigation by the U.S. We will diplomatically and militarily work in next hours so as to restore mechanisms and bring conflict down, the U.S. high-ranking official stated.

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  • Jurors Enter 5th Day of Deliberation in Cosby Rape Trial
Jurors Enter 5th Day of Deliberation in Cosby Rape Trial

Jurors started the day asking a seventh question just 30 minutes into deliberation. Cosby lawyer Brian McMonagle objected in court to the panel's repeated requests to review testimony, saying it suggested some jurors were trying to coerce other jurors in an attempt to bring an end to the deadlock .

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  • Brexit talks begin in Brussels
Brexit talks begin in Brussels

The working language of the negotiations will be English and French , with interpretations provided by the European Commission . The UK kicked off talks in Brussels with both sides agreeing a schedule for dialogue as they attempt to pave the way to Brexit .

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  • United Kingdom is ready to talk Brexit negotiations with EU
United Kingdom is ready to talk Brexit negotiations with EU

The talks at the European Commission's headquarters kicked off just shy of a year after the Brexit referendum, when U.K. voters chose to leave the EU by a 52 percent to 48 percent margin, and almost three months after U.K. "It's good that the British government is thinking about the rights of European Union citizens in Great Britain", he told W...

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  • German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade
German lobby calls for fast Brexit deal on trade

Mr Davis and Mr Barnier agreed to meet every four weeks during the two-year negotiation, and set up working groups to tackle key issues. Brexit negotiators will discuss Monday Britain's financial obligations to the European Union as the long, complicated and potentially perilous process of the United Kingdom leaving the bloc finally gets ...

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  • Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks
Britain, EU begin formal Brexit talks

From his comments, it appeared that the Brexit talks will largely follow the EU's conditions and will center on the two sides' new relationship only once sufficient progress has been made on the withdrawal issues. "Our big problem is that we have no picture, no idea at all, what the British want", said German Manfred Weber, the head of the EPP Ch...

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  • Former North Korean detainee Otto Warmbier dead at 22
Former North Korean detainee Otto Warmbier dead at 22

His parents told The Associated Press the day of his release that they wanted "the world to know how we and our son have been brutalized and terrorized by the pariah regime". Fowle was freed after six months. His parents said their son was coerced into a confession. Still, opponents will question whether such negotiations may give the North more ...

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  • In spite of tweet, lawyer says Donald Trump not under investigation
In spite of tweet, lawyer says Donald Trump not under investigation

His first big case in Washington in 1987 was defending religious group Jews for Jesus, helping them defeat a rule that prohibited the distribution of religious literature at Los Angeles International Airport. Comey, fired last month by Trump". Sekulow acknowledged that he could not be certain that the report was false. Comey has said, "Lordy, I h...

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  • Northam and Gillespie win nominations for Virginia governor
Northam and Gillespie win nominations for Virginia governor

Northam wound up handily defeating former U.S. Rep. Tom Perriello , who ran as an unapologetic liberal crusader supported by prominent national Democrats like Sens. Gillespie will face Democrat Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam in the general election. "It starts tonight. This is just the beginning", Fairfax said in a statement.

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  • Britain's Labour Party says PM May has no authority before Brexit talks
Britain's Labour Party says PM May has no authority before Brexit talks

Asked when the proposed confidence and supply arrangement the DUP will be signed off, she said discussions with the party were ongoing. Talks were continuing on Monday night between the Conservatives and the Democratic Unionist Party over a deal to prop Theresa May's minority government.

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  • Britain, EU to discuss Brexit issues in July, September and October
Britain, EU to discuss Brexit issues in July, September and October

As talks got under way in Brussels , the EU's chief Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier stressed that both sides must "first tackle uncertainties caused by Brexit". But instead she lost her parliamentary majority, putting that hard-line approach and her political future in doubt after the disastrous June 8 election .

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  • US Navy Jet Shoots Down Syria Warplane Later Allies Bombed
US Navy Jet Shoots Down Syria Warplane Later Allies Bombed

According to a statement from the Russian Defense Ministry, "All flying objects, including planes and drones of the worldwide coalition, detected west of the Euphrates, will be followed by Russian air defense systems as targets". But in a warning that the USA would protect its partners, Spicer said: "The Syrian regime and others in the region ...

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  • London terror attack suspect named by media
London terror attack suspect named by media

People gather to attend a vigil outside Finsbury Park Mosque, close to the scene of a van attack in Finsbury Park, north London on June 19, 2017 . He was restrained by members of the public at the scene, with an imam from the nearby mosque protecting him from angry members of the public . He said: "I couldn t believe when I realised it wa...

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  • Sean Spicer says Trump has confidence in Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein
Sean Spicer says Trump has confidence in Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein

Sekulow said on " Fox News Sunday ". Should Rosenstein recuse himself from the FBI investigation into Russian election interference, collusion with the Trump campaign, and obstruction of justice, his oversight duties would fall to Associate Attorney General Rachel Brand, who was sworn in just a few weeks ago.

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  • EU negotiator says sides agree Brexit must be orderly
EU negotiator says sides agree Brexit must be orderly

He said he wanted post-Brexit trade with the European Union that was not just free from tariffs but also delays and bureaucracy. "The question is not whether we're leaving the customs union", he added. But some aspects of this might prove controversial with the British government and public, including the idea that EU citizens should retain the...

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  • Trump insists there's no proof he colluded with Russian Federation
Trump insists there's no proof he colluded with Russian Federation

However, it could also be read to say that he had learned he was under investigation and was expressing frustration over that fact. Trump is an avid user of Twitter , with over 32 million followers on his personal account and more than 18 million people on the official presidential account.

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  • Qatar Says It Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbours Lift 'Blockade'
Qatar Says It Will Not Negotiate Unless Neighbours Lift 'Blockade'

They have accused Qatar of backing terror groups, charges denied by Qatar, which says the allegations are politically motivated. Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain and Egypt cut ties with Qatar earlier this month and blocked air, sea and land traffic with Qatar over its support for Islamist groups and ties with Iran.

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  • Unassuming Ram Nath Kovind has risen from ranks
Unassuming Ram Nath Kovind has risen from ranks

Putting all speculation to rest, the BJP on Monday announced senior Uttar Pradesh leader and Bihar Governor Ram Nath Kovind , a Dalit , as its nominee for the Presidential poll. Sources say that a Dalit Presidential candidate from UP will provide a "healing" touch to the recent incidents of Thakur-Dalit clashes in Saharanpur/Meerut.

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  • London officials vow to up protections for mosques after an overnight attack
London officials vow to up protections for mosques after an overnight attack

No other details were immediately available. A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said it is "too early to say" if the collision is a terror incident. Among those known to have worshiped at the mosque during Abu-Hamza's time there are convicted shoe bomber Richard Reid and Zacarias Moussaoui, the so-called 20th hijacker of September 11.

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