• Lakhs stretch and twist on Yoga Day, PM extols yoga connect
Lakhs stretch and twist on Yoga Day, PM extols yoga connect

The Indian Air Force on Wednesday also joined the league to mark the third edition of the International Yoga Day, with Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa leading a Yoga session organised at the Air Force Station here. "The practice, which connects body, mind, and soul, has played a big role in binding the world too". The event organized by Indian Hi...

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  • Consent, discord and debut of France's 'new boy — European Union summit
Consent, discord and debut of France's 'new boy — European Union summit

After a string of small-scale attacks in European capitals this week, the EU leaders agreed Thursday to join efforts against online extremism and European fighters who go overseas to fight jihad, and to jointly develop or purchase military equipment like drones.

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  • Kushner Meets With Netanyahu, Abbas to Seek Path to Solution
Kushner Meets With Netanyahu, Abbas to Seek Path to Solution

Kushner is aided in his Middle East peace mission by Trump's special representative for worldwide negotiations, Jason Greenblatt , whose qualifications consist of being a real estate lawyer who worked for the Trump Organization. ". (T) o the extent that there is progress, there are likely to be many visits by both Mr. Kushner and Mr. Greenb...

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  • Have no political affiliation: Ram Nath Kovind
Have no political affiliation: Ram Nath Kovind

I promise I will do everything possible to uphold the dignity of this office. All 17 political parties unanimously proposed name of Meira for forthcoming Presidential elections. However, political parties in Tripura seem to have mostly opposed Kovind, BJP's dark horse for the Presidential election this year, save BJP itself of course.

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  • Former Molina CEO calls Senate health-care bill 'heartless'
Former Molina CEO calls Senate health-care bill 'heartless'

We finally got a glimpse of the Senate's attempt to "fix" the American health care system. Obama weighed in on Facebook . The Senate's most conservative members said the plan did not do enough to scale back the U.S. "The Medicaid cuts are even more draconian that the House bill was, though they take effect more gradually than the House b...

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  • Top health insurer group won't take position on Senate bill
Top health insurer group won't take position on Senate bill

Aurora GOP Congressman Mike Coffman did not yet comment on the measure. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the details of the Senate's version of the bill Thursday afternoon, and Sens. Four conservative senators expressed opposition but openness to talks: Sens. He indicated the Senate plan met that request. Not really. Does th...

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  • Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement
Israel ignores United Nations, begins construction on new West Bank settlement

Amona was evacuated by police at the start of February after Israel's Supreme Court ordered that the outpost be dismantled because it was built on private Palestinian land. In Israel last month, Trump was silent on settlements, at least publicly. He has taken a considerably milder position towards Israeli settlements though than his predecessor, ...

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  • Islamist militants storm school in southern Philippines, take students hostages
Islamist militants storm school in southern Philippines, take students hostages

However, Mr Padilla also said the military was investigating whether five civilians were still being held by the militants. On Tuesday, the Philippine military bombed rebel positions and ground troops launched a renewed push against the militants holed up in Marawi City, as it aims end the fighting before the weekend Eid festival.

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  • Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say
Nancy Pelosi Should Resign, Frustrated Democrats Say

Absolutely. But there's nothing to justify the complete and utter demonization of her. Pelosi is widely regarded as a strong legislative strategist, a smart, savvy leader . I'm not saying there are 0 reasons to get rid of Pelosi - just that it would be awfully backwards and disappointing if satiating the sexist and small-minded were the sole one.

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  • Promoted Saudi Crown Prince 'Betting On Trump's Support For New Policies'
Promoted Saudi Crown Prince 'Betting On Trump's Support For New Policies'

That country's Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani on Wednesday also congratulated the new crown prince, according to state news agency QNA. He was directly in charge of the Kingdom's foreign policy and rolled out an ambitious economic reform agenda past year.

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  • Brendan Dassey Lawyers Petition For His Release
Brendan Dassey Lawyers Petition For His Release

On Thursday , a federal appeals court upheld an August 2016 decision that overturned Dassey's conviction for the 2005 murder of Teresa Halbach . Making a Murderer investigated the killing of Ms Halbach, whose charred remains were found at Avery's auto salvage yard a week after she went there to photograph a minivan for sale, and the subse...

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  • Saudi king names son heir to the throne
Saudi king names son heir to the throne

The Emir wished Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud "success towards the good of the kingdom under the wise leadership of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud", QNA reports. He had established a high-trust relationship with USA officials well before the September 11 attacks and was regarded as the most p...

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  • Police arrest Islamic State suspect, 2 others in Madrid
Police arrest Islamic State suspect, 2 others in Madrid

It is expected the event will attract around two million visitors to the city. According to the ministry's statement, a 32-year-old man of Moroccan descent residing in the capital, is "in advanced state of radicalization". A suspected jihadist said to be "as risky as the recent suicide attackers in Britain and France " has been arrested by Sp...

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  • Arsenal to spend club-record fee to sign Alexandre Lacazette
Arsenal to spend club-record fee to sign Alexandre Lacazette

The transfer of Alexandre Lacazette to Arsenal is imminent, says former Chelsea midfielder Craig Burley. Earlier, Lacazette was on the verge of moving to Atletico Madrid, but the "Plans" failed to challenge the prohibition on transfers by Federation Internationale de Football Association, and to remain without match practice until the end of 20...

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  • Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill
Four Republican senators not ready to vote for healthcare bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is trying to keep moderates and conservatives on board. Hospital and insurers rallied following the release of the Senate GOP health bill, which have been more favorable to them than the House of Representatives Bill passed in early May.

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  • Johnny Depp apologizes for 'assassin' comments
Johnny Depp apologizes for 'assassin' comments

He followed up by joking about lying for a living. In May 2016, he said that if Trump was elected, "we will see the actual last president of the United States", per HuffPost . "It's just a question; I'm not insinuating anything", Depp acknowledged. "However, it has been a while and maybe it is time". "For security reasons, we can not d...

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  • Tourist bus hits top of Paris tunnel
Tourist bus hits top of Paris tunnel

One of them was seriously injured. A tour bus in Paris . Images of the scene show emergency services attending a bus jammed some distance into the tunnel beneath the bridge. The Big Bus organizes visits to the most popular tourist attractions in Paris , with its red open buses offering panoramic views of the capital of France.

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  • EU chief says British plan is below expectations
EU chief says British plan is below expectations

Migrant arrivals to Europe have increased by 26 percent since last year, said Tusk and that close to 2,000 people have lost their lives since the start of this year. The election was called by the Conservatives in an attempt to give Prime Minister Theresa May a greater majority in the house of commons to "strengthen her hand" in the Brexit ...

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  • 20 killed as auto bomb hits bank in South Afghanistan
20 killed as auto bomb hits bank in South Afghanistan

President Ashraf Ghani assailed the attackers as "enemies of humanity". The HPC chief said politicians, parties and influential figures through their cooperation should steer the country out of the current bad situation because they had the ability to do so.

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  • Key Takeaways From Senate Republicans' Plan to Overhaul Healthcare
Key Takeaways From Senate Republicans' Plan to Overhaul Healthcare

Their concerns are legitimate, for if the new Republican leadership in Washington wants to cut taxes and reduce costs, the state-local Medicaid program of health care for low-wage workers and numerous elderly in nursing homes could be cut over time .

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  • Local doctor says in cases like Warmbier, brain tissue can not restore itself
Local doctor says in cases like Warmbier, brain tissue can not restore itself

Doctors say they do not believe Warmbier has any conscious awareness and they have not found signs of active botulism , a rare poisoning caused by toxins. in a coma, after being held for trying to take a propaganda sign. The state-run Korean Central News Agency on Thursday didn't comment on his medical condition.

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  • North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier
North Korea Denies it Tortured Detainee Warmbier

The 22-year-old was sentenced to 15 years of hard labor for stealing a propaganda poster on what North Korea claimed were orders from an Ohio Methodist church. In addition to the external exam, the coroner's office reviewed Warmbier's medical records from the University of Cincinnati Medical Center and AeroMed Management Group, the air ambula...

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  • Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing
Death toll rises to 29 in Afghanistan bombing

The provincial governor's spokesman confirmed the incident and said preliminary reports indicate at least 15 people were killed in the attack . This was the third attack on this bank since 2014, with the Taliban claiming their target was Afghan soldiers and police on their way to draw salaries.

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  • China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N. Korea
China's top diplomat holds talks with Trump on N. Korea

The United States and its allies would like to see an oil embargo and bans on the North Korean airline and guest workers among other moves, steps diplomats say have been resisted by China and Russian Federation. The US side is expected to press China to cooperate on a further toughening of worldwide sanctions on North Korea. On Tuesday the presid...

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  • Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to be consistent and continue the winning ways
Shahid Afridi: Pakistan needs to be consistent and continue the winning ways

The 50-over competition's future nearly always comes up for discussion when the tournament concludes, it was no different this time as Pakistan walked away with the spoils after beating India at the Oval on Sunday. Pitted against England, who had not lost a game till then and looked in red hot form, the 1992 World Cup champions shocked one and ...

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  • Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president
Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

The rule, which he says promotes "social dumping", makes workers from poorer member states where premiums are lower much cheaper to hire than domestic ones. Macron has previously said he would seek sanctions on Poland, whose nationalist-minded government has angered the European Union with moves to impose stricter state control over judges an...

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  • Macron and Merkel back tougher European Union approach on trade
Macron and Merkel back tougher European Union approach on trade

Merkel voiced support for the concept of reciprocity in trade and investment, saying Europe "must respond" if other countries prevented its companies from competing for public contracts. May and the United Kingdom that the European Council is not the place for negotiations, and that everything is to be discussed across the street between the two n...

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  • British PM Theresa May to present Brexit plans to European Union leaders
British PM Theresa May to present Brexit plans to European Union leaders

At her first EU summit since a June 8 election sapped her authority to set the terms of Brexit , May said: "I'm going to be setting out some of the UK's plans, particularly on how we propose to protect the rights of EU citizens and United Kingdom citizens as we leave the European Union ".

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  • China, US vow to promote bilateral ties by managing differences
China, US vow to promote bilateral ties by managing differences

But while China has tightened controls on trade in North Korean coal, many experts say it is not ready to truly enforce any sanctions that might threaten the stability of its unpredictable neighbor. American concern is growing over North Korea's acceleration toward having a nuclear missile that can strike the US mainland. "We're going to be focus...

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  • Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights
Britain, EU clash over Brexit proposals on citizens' rights

The EU is cracking down on immigration following a spike in arrivals across the Mediterranean since 2014. People will be able to go on living their lives as before. Leaders of Poland, France, Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia discussed Brexit and May's proposals at a meeting Friday on the sidelines of the summit.

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  • Boys wear skirts to school in protest against 'no shorts' policy
Boys wear skirts to school in protest against 'no shorts' policy

Lambeth is one of 50 male students attending ISCA Academy in Exeter, England, where mandatory uniforms allegedly require boys to wear trousers all year round - girls, however, have the option of wearing skirts as the temperature climbs. "Shorts are not now part of our school uniform for boys", a statement on the academy website reads. The Bri...

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  • Arab states send Qatar 13 demands, given 10 days to comply
Arab states send Qatar 13 demands, given 10 days to comply

In addition to Al-Jazeera, it must shut online information sites that it supports, according to the reported demands. "The base in Qatar is both a Turkish base and one that will preserve the security of Qatar and the region", he said . - Reduce diplomatic ties with Iran . If Qatar agrees to comply with the demands, the list will be audited on...

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  • What's in it for those who support Paris climate accord?
What's in it for those who support Paris climate accord?

Last week, President Donald Trump chose to start a withdrawal from the agreement. By leaving a vacant seat at the table, the White House has further isolated the US from the rest of the global community, leaving other nations, namely China, poised to fill the void.

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  • Highland Reel heats up Ascot for Aidan O'Brien at last
Highland Reel heats up Ascot for Aidan O'Brien at last

Qemah prevailed at the meeting for a second year in a row as jockey Gregory Benoist and the Jean-Claude Rouget-trained 5/2 favourite held off 40/1 outsider Aljazzi in the Duke Of Cambridge Stakes. John Gosden's imposing five-year-old was much too good at Meydan and, while a drop in trip and quicker ground are not ideal for the 2015 Derby runne...

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  • 5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey
5 people electrocuted in pool at water park in Turkey

All five were rushed to a hospital in Akyazi, but could not be saved. In the panic bystanders and park staff flushed the pool's water away whilst others turned off the electricity supply to the facility. An investigation, to be conducted by the Gendarmerie, has reportedly already begun which is expected to analyse safety at the water park. It i...

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