• Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court
Case of gay couple's wedding cake heads to Supreme Court

The newspaper spun the judicial branch's move in the lead sentence of its Monday article: "The Supreme Court agreed Monday to reopen the national debate over same-sex marriage". "It solidified the right of our community to have a right to public accommodations, so future couples are not turned away from a business because of who they are", Mullins ...

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  • Taliban leader says war ends only when NATO leaves
Taliban leader says war ends only when NATO leaves

A local police chief in Afghanistan says a suicide vehicle bombing targeted Afghan soldiers lining up outside a bank in southern Helmand province, killing at least 15 people. On Sunday, five police officers were killed and about 30 people, a lot of them civilians, were injured in a suicide bomb attack in the eastern city of Gardez.

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

His contacts with Russia have come under scrutiny amid reports he met with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and Russian banker Sergey Gorkov ahead of Trump's inauguration, at one point suggesting establishing back channel communications with the Kremlin.

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  • Travel ban:Trump wins some in Supreme court
Travel ban:Trump wins some in Supreme court

The President - perhaps looking ahead to a potential court victory - signed a memorandum earlier this month directing administration officials to begin implementation of the permitted parts of the travel ban 72 hours after the court gives the okay.

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  • Britain's May Forms Minority Government With Backing Of Northern Irish Party
Britain's May Forms Minority Government With Backing Of Northern Irish Party

Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May sits with Britain's First Secretary of State Damian Green, and Britain's Parliamentary Secretary to the Treasury, and Chief Whip, Gavin Williamson as they talk with Democratic Unionist Party leader Arlene Foster , DUP Deputy Leader Nigel Dodds, and DUP MP Jeffrey Donaldson , inside 10 Downing Street.

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  • KU global students should be safe from travel ban
KU global students should be safe from travel ban

The decision is a win for a president who had had several court losses on the issue as his administration advocated for the ban. But some immigration lawyers said relatively few people would fall under the ban because people coming to study, work or visit family members already have sufficient relationships with others already is in the country...

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  • Want to know the worst thing about the GOP's health-care bill?
Want to know the worst thing about the GOP's health-care bill?

The highly anticipated CBO report comes ahead of an effort by Senate Republican leaders to push the bill toward a vote, perhaps as early as this week, before the July 4 recess. "It is far from a flawless bill", Johnson told conservative talk radio host Hugh Hewitt Monday. The doctors' group says the Senate bill's Medicaid payment formulas...

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  • Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks
Bromance as Trump and Modi hail friendship at first talks

Prime Minister Narendra Modi lauded External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj for her pro-active actions to help "Indians anywhere", following changes in the functioning of the Indian embassy around the world . In their Rose Garden statements , Trump thanked Modi for India's efforts to counter "radical Islamic terrorism " and for contributin...

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  • Trump urges Modi to 'do more' to relax trade barriers
Trump urges Modi to 'do more' to relax trade barriers

Mr. Trump noted that India would be joining the US and Japan in the largest ever naval exercise in the Indian Ocean. There were also apprehensions in India as to whether the two leaders would be able to develop a bond of friendship-something akin to what Modi was able to do with former U.S.

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  • US Supreme Court reinstates Trump's Muslim travel ban, to hear arguments
US Supreme Court reinstates Trump's Muslim travel ban, to hear arguments

The court took up an appeal by Jack Phillips, a baker who runs Masterpiece Cakeshop in Lakewood, just outside Denver, of a state court ruling that his refusal violated a Colorado anti-discrimination law. The Supreme Court order ends a string of courthouse setbacks for the president and his travel ban . "Who is going to tell us what is the de...

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  • 2 suspects from TN seen in Hudson Valley
2 suspects from TN seen in Hudson Valley

The two are considered to be armed and unsafe. New York State Police said Sunday afternoon the last verifiable sighting, at 7:30 a.m. Saturday, was at the Walmart in Westfall Township, Pennsylvania, about two miles from the Delaware River.

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  • Trump says US-India relationship never better
Trump says US-India relationship never better

He recalled how Trump had back in 2014 had spoken well of him in an interview. I believe under his leadership, our mutual beneficiary strategic partnership will strengthen. "We consider the United States as our primary partner in India's socio-economic transformation in all our flagship programs and schemes", said the Indian leader.

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  • Glastonbury 2017: Watch Radiohead's mesmerising headline set in full
Glastonbury 2017: Watch Radiohead's mesmerising headline set in full

Over the weekend, following the x singer-songwriter's (apparently all-too-perfect) set at Glastonbury Festival on Sunday night (June 25), the Internet exploded in a small flurry of criticism (shocking), suggesting that Sheeran was miming to playback throughout the whole show.

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  • Nigeria's unity not negotiable-Osinbajo
Nigeria's unity not negotiable-Osinbajo

On Saturday, the president's media aide, Malam Garba Shehu, had issued a statement conveying the president's Sallah message to Nigerians. The message reads: "I am immensely grateful to God for His mercy in guiding us successfully to conclude another Ramadan fast".

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  • USA police under scrutiny over pregnant woman's shooting
USA police under scrutiny over pregnant woman's shooting

Police say the officers went to the apartment Sunday morning, and, at some point, were confronted by a woman armed with a knife. Dash cam footage from the front of a police auto (0:00 - 7:14) shows two officers exiting a vehicle and walking towards and entering Bretter Family Place 3, the apartment building where Lyles lived with her children...

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  • Jury begins deliberations in Cosby trial
Jury begins deliberations in Cosby trial

Actress Keshia Knight Pulliam has refused to turn her back on Bill Cosby , the man who made her a household name and is, incidentally, now awaiting the verdict of his near career-damaging rape trial. The jury in the Bill Cosby trial is putting in a long day's work as it considers sexual assault charges against the comedian. Pulliam went on t...

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  • The Dark Tower gets a new featurette
The Dark Tower gets a new featurette

Directed by Danish filmmaker Nikolaj Arcel , The Dark Tower is an adaptation of the Stephen King series of the same name and it sees Elba and Matthew McConaughey cast opposite each other as Roland Deschain or " The Gunslinger " and the vicious sorcerer Walter Padick, also known as "The Man in Black".

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  • Escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee
Escaped Georgia inmates caught in Tennessee

Both of the suspects are now in custody at the Rutherford County Sheriff's Office . Donnie Rowe , 43, and Ricky Dubose , 24, had been on the run since Tuesday after killing two guards on a prison bus in Georgia . Christopher Monica , 42, a corrections officer since 2009, and Sgt. Curtis Billue , 58, who would have marked his 10th anniver...

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  • Eliminating Terrorism Among Top-Most Priorities, Says PM Modi
Eliminating Terrorism Among Top-Most Priorities, Says PM Modi

Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) spokesperson Gopal Bagley on Monday said that in both the meetings, the leaders recognized how the menace of terrorism has affected the two nations and the world over the years. business schools. India does not have a formal alliance with the U.S., but defense ties have intensified in recent years with joint dri...

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  • Jared Kushner visits home of Israeli policewoman killed in terror attack
Jared Kushner visits home of Israeli policewoman killed in terror attack

Still, Netanyahu's announcement of a new settlement on the eve of Kushner's arrival drew a sharp Palestinian rebuke. The Palestinians were "disappointed" by the results of their meeting with US envoys to the Middle East Jared Kushner and Jason Greenblatt , Haaretz reported Friday.

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  • India PM Modi to have first meeting with Trump at White House
India PM Modi to have first meeting with Trump at White House

The two governments are working on a joint statement about fighting terrorism, and a senior White House official says: "We can expect to see some new initiatives on counterterrorism cooperation". Incidentally, Trump had a good day on Monday, with the US Supreme Court handing the president a stirring victory by reviving parts of his travel ban o...

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  • Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session
Putin jokingly offers Comey asylum during annual phone-in session

Regardless, Putin's arms, at least rhetorically, are wide open as he said if Comey were to face political persecution, Russian Federation "is ready to accept him too". Putin also said he does not consider the U.S.to be an enemy. The Russian president, who was speaking during his annual televised phone-in, ignored more biting questions from viewer...

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  • South Africa hold off Pakistan at ICC Women's World Cup
South Africa hold off Pakistan at ICC Women's World Cup

Defending champions Australia enter the competition as favourites, but faces stiff competition. The ICC Women's World Cup between the top eight ODI nations get underway in the United Kingdom on Saturday with hosts England taking on India in Derby.

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  • Loan waiver in Maharashtra not helping farmers: Uddhav
Loan waiver in Maharashtra not helping farmers: Uddhav

Shiv Sena was supporting them. Speaking at Aurangabad , Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray also took credit for the government's decision to grant a farm loan waiver in the state. Incidentally, the Opposition too is demanding loan waiver without conditions to all the farmers. The police has booked farmers who were agitating for their rights.

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  • Sen John Cornyn 'closing the door' on bill vote delay
Sen John Cornyn 'closing the door' on bill vote delay

Senate Republican leaders want a vote in the coming week on a plan to roll back much of President Barack Obama's health care law. And several lawmakers acknowledge that getting majority support will be tough. That's because standard policies would be skimpier than now offered under Obama's law, covering a smaller share of expected medical cost...

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  • Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot auto
Texas mother charged in deaths of toddlers left in hot auto

According to authorities, both children were left in a hot auto on May 26 for at least three hours, with the outside temperature reaching over 96 degrees. She admitted to then going inside the house, smoking marijuana and taking a nap for two to three hours, according to the sheriff's office. But she later changed her story and admitted she lef...

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  • Who can get around the travel ban?
Who can get around the travel ban?

The decision by the supreme court to hear the Trump administration's appeal of the federal court rulings in the autumn sets up a major constitutional challenge for the nine-member court who will have to decide about the constitutionality of the USA president's power over immigration and national security matters.

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  • Brazil's crisis deepens as president Michel Temer accused of corruption
Brazil's crisis deepens as president Michel Temer accused of corruption

Brazil's President Michel Temer eats barbecue in a steakhouse after a meeting with ambassadors of meat importing countries of Brazil , in Brasilia March 20, 2017. Investigators have uncovered stunning levels of corruption in recent years engulfing Brazil's political class and business elites. Former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da S...

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  • The Obama Family's Bali Trip Is What Vacation Dreams Are Made Of
The Obama Family's Bali Trip Is What Vacation Dreams Are Made Of

And while Michelle and Barack have most certainly been making the most of their post-presidential lifestyle, they usually leave their two daughters, Sasha and Malia, behind. Post-presidency Obama. So chill. The country's president Joko "Jokowi" Widodo invited him to come and take a holiday there when he left office, saying he and his family wer...

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  • North Korea refuses Olympic offer from South
North Korea refuses Olympic offer from South

Domestically, Moon leads a government that holds a minority of seats in South Korea's National Assembly and South Korean public support for the U.S. Mr Scott Snyder, a senior fellow at the Council for Foreign Relations in Washington , said the United States has so far been understanding, but "the sense of urgency created by North Korea's .

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  • Appointment of new prince marks start of reforms in Saudi Arabia
Appointment of new prince marks start of reforms in Saudi Arabia

While the USA president has made statements siding with Saudi Arabia, Washington has shown mounting frustration over the kingdom's role in the crisis. That account has frequently criticised Mohammed bin Salman , suggesting his impulsiveness could be unsafe. "The two leaders discussed the priority of cutting off all support for terrorists and e...

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  • Who Will Be Affected by the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling?
Who Will Be Affected by the Supreme Court's Travel Ban Ruling?

The justices will hear full arguments in the October. The justices agreed with a lower court's ruling that people or entities in the USA who have relationships with foreign nationals overseas - such as a state university that has admitted a student from one of the six countries - could be harmed by the implementation of the travel ban .

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  • Saudi demands from Qatar 'very provocative' - Germany
Saudi demands from Qatar 'very provocative' - Germany

Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, Bahrain, and Egypt say Doha must comply with the 13-point ultimatum by July 3 in order for them to lift a two-week-old economic and diplomatic blockade on Qatar , which they accuse of supporting terrorism and fostering ties with Iran .

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  • White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack
White House says Assad may be preparing chemical attack

The White House has provided no immediate evidence to back up its claims. "As we have previously stated, the United States is in Syria to eliminate the Islamic State of Iraq and Syria", the statement said. Trump to go on national TV several days later to announce that he had ordered an attack on Syrian air bases with dozens of Tomahawk cruise...

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  • Senate health care bill adds 22 million uninsured, says Congressional Budget Office
Senate health care bill adds 22 million uninsured, says Congressional Budget Office

Since it was unveiled last week, the bill has been facing growing opposition from Republicans , with five already declaring that they can not support the current version. However, the bill would reduce the budget deficit by a total of $321bn (£252bn) in 2017-2026, the non-partisan Congressional Budgetary Office said.

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