• Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources
Trump pushes 'energy week' and goal of exporting resources

Perry's briefing at the White House came at the beginning of the Trump administration's self-proclaimed "Energy Week," in which officials are trying to highlight the president's energy agenda thus far and his plans for the future. Trump signed an executive order in April to expand oil drilling in the Arctic and Atlantic oceans, reversing restrict...

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  • Congressional baseball game honors those wounded during shooting
Congressional baseball game honors those wounded during shooting

Hodgkinson died of wounds sustained during a firefight with law enforcement. Vice President Mike Pence and his wife Karen visited Scalise in the hospital Thursday morning, and in remarks at an event in Miami Thursday afternoon Pence called Scalise "a good man" and "a patriot".

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  • Backed forces seize new district from IS in Raqqa
Backed forces seize new district from IS in Raqqa

And he also sounded a cautionary tone when asked if all the weapons would be returned. Speaking to reporters on his way to Germany Monday to meet with European allies, Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis spoke broadly about the US military's future operations against the Islamic State in the Euphrates River Valley, adding that it will take "more pr...

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  • Man shoots dead two robbers after they 'demanded he open his safe'
Man shoots dead two robbers after they 'demanded he open his safe'

So the garage is open, I'm pretty sure. Once inside, the suspects demanded the homeowner open a safe, which he did. Nichols said he saw a auto drive off after the shooting, suggesting that a getaway driver may be at large. I don't think he wanted to do it but he felt like his life was in danger". Police said the man will not be charged, as ...

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  • Crystal Palace chairman Parish: De Boer can shake this club up
Crystal Palace chairman Parish: De Boer can shake this club up

That is my only concern. If we can implement that slowly over a period of time, that is what we want to do. In the wake of appointing former Ajax man Frank de Boer as the full-time replacement for the suddenly-departed Sam Allardyce, Palace's website chose to festoon their fans with some facts, stats and important numbers regarding the latest...

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  • Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation'
Bahrain accuses Qatar of 'military escalation'

Qatar said early Saturday it has received a list of demands by the Saudi-led Arab countries to end their blockade on the Gulf country. In a statement, spokesman Huseyin Muftuoglu referred to an agreement signed in 2014 between Turkey and Qatar as proof that Turkish efforts to set up a military base in Qatar had nothing to do with the ongoing cris...

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  • Demand for ice cream helps heat up supermarket sales
Demand for ice cream helps heat up supermarket sales

Sales growth accelerated to 5 percent in the 12 weeks ended June 18, with all of the country's four main chains benefiting, researcher Kantar Worldpanel said in its monthly report. "Tesco has attracted a further 369,000 shoppers and increased sales across all channels, rising fastest online and through its Extra stores", said McKevitt.

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  • Premier League fixtures released for 2017-2018 campaign
Premier League fixtures released for 2017-2018 campaign

His model must take into account league demands that for every five matches a team must have two home games and three away games, or vice versa and that no club should have two consecutive fixtures home and away - although this is not always possible.

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  • Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker asks ICAO to step in
Qatar Airways CEO Al Baker asks ICAO to step in

Al-Baker said on Tuesday Qatar Airways would redeploy aircraft it used to fly to Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt to fast track its expansion plans. Turkey sent its foreign minister to Qatar as part of a drive to resolve the crisis. "The blockade is also impairing US and other worldwide business activities in the region and has cre...

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  • North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath' following death of Otto Warmbier
North Korea calls Donald Trump a 'psychopath' following death of Otto Warmbier

Still we encourage Congress to enact a travel ban to North Korea and urge other nations to follow suit. "The fact that Warmbier died suddenly in less than a week just after his return to the U.S. Intelligence reports point at new activity detected at North Korea's underground nuclear test sites. The 22-year-old student from OH died less tha...

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  • Korea Denies Torturing US Student Warmbier
Korea Denies Torturing US Student Warmbier

The University of DE has cut ties with an adjunct professor who suggested that Otto Warmbier, a college student whose death last week after being imprisoned in North Korea drew worldwide attention, was a "clueless white male" who "got exactly what he deserved".

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  • Father of missing 5-year-old boy arrested
Father of missing 5-year-old boy arrested

Investigators also believe Andressian was planning to leave the U.S. and flee to a country that does not have an extradition agreement with the U.S., Mendoza said. After having breakfast, he said, the boy wanted to go to the park before meeting his mom, CNN affiliate KCBS reported. "In one moment, I was at the park with my son, and then I found...

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  • Sushma attacks Meira Kumar for interrupting her in 2013 LS speech
Sushma attacks Meira Kumar for interrupting her in 2013 LS speech

Sushma Swaraj, known for her open challenge to Sonia Gandhi when she was slated to become Prime Minister in 2004, has reiterated similar stand against the opposition candidate for President, Meira Kumar, digging out an old video from archives.

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  • Queen's taxpayer-funded income doubles to £82mn, up 167% since 2012
Queen's taxpayer-funded income doubles to £82mn, up 167% since 2012

The Palace maintains the Royal Family is very cost effective. The Queen and the Royal Family's official travel cost the taxpayer £4.5 million during 2016/17, up £500,000, but a royal source has revealed the Queen keeps an eye on travel costs.

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  • Eliminating terrorism the top-most priority for us, says PM Modi
Eliminating terrorism the top-most priority for us, says PM Modi

Further citing that India's interest lies in a strong America, Prime Minister Modi said, "My visit and our talks will mark a very important page in the history of cooperation and collaboration between the two nations". "I would like to congratulate him for this", he said in brief comments. "It is important that barriers be removed to the export...

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  • Israel strikes Hamas bases in Gaza after rocket
Israel strikes Hamas bases in Gaza after rocket

No injuries were reported and rescue teams were dispatched to the targeted places, said Ashraf al-Qedra, a Gaza Health Ministry spokesman. The attack was carried out in response to a high-trajectory rocket fired at the Shaar Hanegev Regional Council.

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  • GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill
GOP leaders add penalty for lapsed coverage to health bill

The House passed its version of an Obamacare repeal bill in May. Leaders are reviewing next steps, including bringing their bill to the House floor for a vote shortly after the Senate acts. But, the statement notes , "no amount of administrative or regulatory flexibility can compensate for the federal spending reductions that would occur as ...

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  • Trump says US-India ties
Trump says US-India ties "never been stronger"

The Trump administration also confirmed that it had given its approval to the multi-million dollar sale of a transport carrier to India, along with a separate purchase of around 20 Guardian drones. He said that the U.S. was looking forward to exporting more energy to India as its economy grew, "including major long-term contracts to purchase Americ...

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  • Atlanta attorney: Supreme Court travel ban ruling won't end controversy
Atlanta attorney: Supreme Court travel ban ruling won't end controversy

The Trump administration argued the temporary ban was needed to figure out a better vetting process, banning travel from nationals from those six countries for 90 days and refugees for 120 days. "The most interesting thing to see is whether the court, next fall, considers whether the ban is targeted to a specific religion", Sugarman said. The Tru...

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  • Senate Republicans to issue revised healthcare bill: Senate aide
Senate Republicans to issue revised healthcare bill: Senate aide

McConnell needs at least 50 of his caucus' 52 Republicans to support the bill for it to pass, and any policy shift to appease the conservative holdouts could cause more moderate GOP lawmakers to balk. Brian Sandoval. "The CBO has consistently proven it can not accurately predict how healthcare legislation will impact insurance coverage", the ...

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  • Envoys Celebrate Third International Yoga Day in New Delhi
Envoys Celebrate Third International Yoga Day in New Delhi

The International Day of Yoga was jointly organised by the Directorate of AYUSH, National Health Mission, Manipur and Department of Youth Affairs and Sports. The Prime Minister also said that yoga had created a "job market globally", and pointed out that attempts were being to standardise the practice across the world.

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  • Qatar demands difficult to meet
Qatar demands difficult to meet

Saudi Arabia , the United Arab Emirates , Bahrain and Egypt imposed a boycott on Qatar three weeks ago, accusing it of backing militants - then issued an ultimatum, including demands that it shut down a Turkish military base in Doha. Hello. Add your message here. So far, however, the markets were mostly focused on the global glut, what with ...

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  • Italy's centre-right set to win mayoral vote run-offs - exit polls
Italy's centre-right set to win mayoral vote run-offs - exit polls

But there is a major road-block in the way of his return for a fourth time as prime minister: he is now banned from holding political office. "The centre-right is the largest coalition in the country", the 80-year-old said in a statement, adding that the results set the stage for the coalition "to get to work on the decisive challenge of returnin...

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  • Lincoln Stamp, Silver Bracelet... What PM Modi Gifted The Trumps
Lincoln Stamp, Silver Bracelet... What PM Modi Gifted The Trumps

Modi, in turn, said India "would maintain close consultation and communication with the US" to achieve the joint goal of peace and stability. "India and USA are working together to bring stability and peace in Afghanistan", he said. "During my campaign, I pledged that if elected, India would have a true friend in the White House". Leading US Cong...

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  • Aamir Khan's Dangal Now At 2000 Crore. Don't Stop Counting Yet
Aamir Khan's Dangal Now At 2000 Crore. Don't Stop Counting Yet

Dangal earned Rs 2.5 crore on Monday to touch the Rs 2,000 crore mark in worldwide collections, according to Forbes . The movie is directed by Nitesh Tiwari and not many people expected that it could have enjoyed such phenomenal success across the world.

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  • Don't allow your soil to breed terrorism: Modi, Trump to Pakistan
Don't allow your soil to breed terrorism: Modi, Trump to Pakistan

Both our nations have been struck by the evils of terrorism and we are both determined to destroy terrorist organisations and the radical ideology that drives them. "The other issue was the military part and it was broadly and extensively discussed alongwith Pakistan. And that is now exactly what you have - a true friend".

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  • Hlas: Zach Johnson frustrated, but plays on in US Open
Hlas: Zach Johnson frustrated, but plays on in US Open

He also said he might have been rattled by starting out Thursday afternoon knowing that Rickie Fowler had already posted a 65. "It was a good bogey", Fleetwood said. A 338-yard drive off the tee took him to the edge of the green and he got up and down in two for a birdie. Day was particularly disappointed as he felt he had prepared properly f...

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  • Justin Trudeau Marches for Pride in Toronto
Justin Trudeau Marches for Pride in Toronto

The socks are made by the Toronto-based Halal Socks. This is the second year Trudeau participated in a Pride parade, and he may have been even happier last year . The new Toronto Pride management and team has been under great pressure to deliver one of North America's biggest pride events despite threats of boycotts and protests.

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  • Trump celebrates a watered-down victory for 'watered down' travel ban
Trump celebrates a watered-down victory for 'watered down' travel ban

After the lower courts found the travel ban unconstitutionally biased against Muslims and contrary to federal immigration law , Trump hailed the Supreme Court's decision as a "clear victory for our national security". The State Department canceled up to 60,000 visas but later reversed that decision. Schwartz disagreed: "There is no reasonable na...

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  • Palestinians disappointed after 'tense' meeting with Kushner
Palestinians disappointed after 'tense' meeting with Kushner

US President Donald Trump is reportedly considering abandoning Israeli-Palestinian peace negotiations following a "tense" meeting between senior adviser Jared Kushner and Palestinian president Mahmoud Abbas in Ramallah this week. "The United States officials and Palestinian leadership underscored that forging peace will take time and stressed...

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  • Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump
Europe's once positive world view of US slips under Trump

The survey of 37 countries taken between the end of February and beginning of May found a drop of 64 to 49 percent in those with a favorable view of the USA since the end of the Obama presidency. In 26 of the 37 countries, more than half of respondents consider Mr Trump risky. Trump's largest base of support comes from Filipinos, 69 per cent ...

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  • Trump Says He and Modi Are 'World Leaders In Social Media'
Trump Says He and Modi Are 'World Leaders In Social Media'

Earlier, on the eve of Mr Modi's visit, in a move long sought by India and swiftly welcomed, the USA declared the Pakistan-based Syed Salahuddin, 71, chief of the terrorist group Hizb-ul-Mujahideen, a Specially Designated Global Terrorist. Prime Minister Modi received a warm welcome with firm handshakes and broad smiles as US President Donald J Tru...

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  • UK leader tries to ease anxiety over Brexit
UK leader tries to ease anxiety over Brexit

Anyone immigrating now to the United Kingdom can not be certain of residence or family reunification rights. No European Union citizen living lawfully in the United Kingdom will be made to leave when Brexit becomes a reality, prime minister Theresa May told the House of Commons .

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  • UK Conservatives agree deal to secure parliamentary majority
UK Conservatives agree deal to secure parliamentary majority

Prime Minister Theresa May struck a deal on Monday to prop up her minority government by agreeing to at least £1billion in extra funding for Northern Ireland in return for the support of the province's biggest Protestant party. She said the extra money would be spent on infrastructure, health and education, benefiting the whole of Northern I...

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  • Google Home can now understand French, starts shipping in Canada
Google Home can now understand French, starts shipping in Canada

The feature, which allows up to six people to link their Google account to the smart speaker, was first rolled out in the USA a few months ago. It means Google Home can recognise multiple voices and the personal playlists, commute times and schedules associated with them.

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