• What's Next For Trump's Travel Ban? Fox News' Shannon Bream Weighs In
What's Next For Trump's Travel Ban? Fox News' Shannon Bream Weighs In

The Supreme Court on Monday granted the Trump administration's request to reinstate part of the travel ban meant to temporarily block people from six predominately Muslim countries from entering the U.S. "At a minimum, because of the court's decision today, we will be betraying a fundamental American and Jewish value by turning away countle...

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  • Namibia suspends imports of SA poultry amid bird flu outbreak
Namibia suspends imports of SA poultry amid bird flu outbreak

However, the department is warning consumers to stay away from poultry that they might find dead, dying or sickly. Western Cape government officials will be discussing the impact of an outbreak of bird flu . The ban will be in place for 14 days after which the situation would be reassessed. The Federal Government is to compensate Ebonyi poultr...

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  • Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide
Record 65.6 million people displaced worldwide

Syria's six-year conflict alone has sent more than 5. 5 million people seeking safety in other countries, including 825,000 last year alone, making it the world's biggest producer of refugees . There were 40.3 million people displaced inside their own countries at the end of 2016, slightly fewer than the 40.8 million at the end of 2015. The ...

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  • Trump calls for removal of barriers for US exports to India
Trump calls for removal of barriers for US exports to India

Jaishankar added that terrorism was identified as a key challenge in the Trump-Modi meeting. Prime Minister Narendra Modi said terrorism was among the "top priorities" for both him and President Donald Trump , stressing their countries will increase cooperation in combating the menace.

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  • US military probing reports of strike on IS jail
US military probing reports of strike on IS jail

The White House has said it has identified "potential preparations" for a chemical weapons attack in Syria and warned Syrian President Bashar al-Assad he would pay "a heavy price" if such an attack was launched. We review the key developments in Syria , including claims by the White House that President Assad is preparing for another chemic...

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  • Trump warns Modi, India must reduce obstacles to United States exports
Trump warns Modi, India must reduce obstacles to United States exports

In April, Trump signed an executive order that proposes to replace the current lottery system for issuing H-1B work visas with a merit-based approach. Trump's "America First" slogan echo's Modi's own " Make in India " campaign. In his meeting with Modi, Cook disclosed that Apple expected its Indian operations to be run completely from renewable e...

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  • Trump breaks almost 20-year tradition of celebrating Ramadan at White House
Trump breaks almost 20-year tradition of celebrating Ramadan at White House

The first presidential Iftar dinner was hosted by Thomas Jefferson in 1805 for a Tunisian envoy. With Muslims around the world, the United States renews our commitment to honour these values. Reuters reported last month that secretaries of state from both major parties had overseen iftar dinners since 1999. In a brief statement , Rex Tillerso...

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  • 'Woke', 'post-truth' added to Oxford English Dictionary
'Woke', 'post-truth' added to Oxford English Dictionary

While other words have been given new definitions, including " woke " which is used as an adjective to mean "alert to racial or social discrimination and injustice", and "thing" when used to express disbelief, as in "How can that be a thing?" " According to the OED , " woke " s inclusion is due to its "extension figuratively to refer to being "a...

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  • Government holds Fire Safety Review Committee following Grenfell Tower tragedy
Government holds Fire Safety Review Committee following Grenfell Tower tragedy

He was such a good boy who was loved by his friends and family. He added: "I am sympathetic to it, I am going to walk alongside those people". "In one flat alone, people say there were up to 40 people gathering, because they gathered in the flat, it was Ramadan", he said.

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  • Ukrainian banks, electricity firm hit by fresh cyber attack
Ukrainian banks, electricity firm hit by fresh cyber attack

Firms based in Ukraine , Russia , India and the Netherlands have been hit as well. Ukraine's deputy prime minister Rozenko Pavlo said several members of the government had been affected by the attack. Moller-Maersk. The cyberattack targeted a number of oil, telecommunications and financial companies in Russian Federation and Ukraine , bl...

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  • Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing
Senior Ukrainian intelligence officer killed in car bombing

The police and the ministry did not give further details or say who could be behind the attack. The Defense Ministry later identified the victim as Col. And last July, a prominent investigative Belarusian journalist and also a Kremlin critic, Pavel Sheremet , was killed by a bomb in his auto in the capital.

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  • Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe Neurological Injury'
Otto Warmbier Suffered 'Severe Neurological Injury'

USA secretary of state Rex Tillerson said his department is continuing "to have discussions" with North Korea about the release of the other three imprisoned American citizens. Warbier continued, " Earlier this year, Cindy and I decided that the time for strategic patience was over and we made a few media appearances and traveled to Washin...

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  • CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting
CNN retracts story about supposed Russian meeting

The article written by Thomas Frank claimed that the Senate Intelligence Committee was looking into Anthony Scaramucci , a former Goldman Sachs executive and key member of President Donald Trump's transition team, over a meeting he had with Kirill Dmitriev, an executive from the Russian Direct Investment Fund (RDIF), during the transition.

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  • Government's 'shabby' deal with DUP branded a threat to Good Friday Agreement
Government's 'shabby' deal with DUP branded a threat to Good Friday Agreement

The deal means the DUP will vote with the Conservative minority government on key issues such as the Queen's speech and Brexit. Theresa May has defended her £ 1 billion deal with the Democratic Unionist Party amid Labour claims it will see most of the United Kingdom miss out on billions in additional funding for infrastructure and public servi...

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  • US Navy Identifies 7 Sailors Found Dead After Navy Destroyer's Collision
US Navy Identifies 7 Sailors Found Dead After Navy Destroyer's Collision

The bodies of seven USA sailors missing after a Navy destroyer collided with a container ship off Japan were found in flooded berthing compartments, a defense official said. The last sailor remained in hospital and no details were given about his condition. But if the container vessel was approaching from the US ship's right side, the destroyer...

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  • 15 dead in China landslide
15 dead in China landslide

Authorities say that heavy rain is responsible for the landslides , with light showers expected to continue during Sunday's search. Al Jazeera's Florence Loi, reporting from a location close to the Xinmo village, said the area had been struck by a massive natural disaster in 2008, which killed almost 90,000 people.

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  • Eliminating terrorism among top-most priorities, says PM after meeting Trump
Eliminating terrorism among top-most priorities, says PM after meeting Trump

Modi expressed gratitude to Trump and the first lady for the warm welcome extended to him, which included a "working dinner", the first of its kind under the current U.S. After Modi's speech, the two leaders again briefly embraced. President Donald Trump says the US and India are working to grow their respective economies.

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  • Afghan official says Taliban kill 10 police
Afghan official says Taliban kill 10 police

India started rebuilding the dam in 2002. "Four Taliban insurgents were also killed in the clash with security forces", Farhad told the media, adding that the militants got away with weapons secured on the site. At the beginning of Ramadan on 27 May, a Taliban vehicle bomber targeting a CIA-funded Afghan militia group left 13 people dead and inju...

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  • DUP deal 'will protect Government from being ambushed' - Fallon
DUP deal 'will protect Government from being ambushed' - Fallon

The accord, which comes two weeks after the general election resulted in a hung parliament, sees the DUP's 10 MPs back the Conservatives on key parliamentary votes. Ireland's former premier Enda Kenny has warned that a deal with the Protestant and pro-British DUP could upset Northern Ireland's fragile peace. "The Conservative Party has recognised...

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  • France's Parliament Now Has More Women than Ever
France's Parliament Now Has More Women than Ever

Macron himself had a resounding victory in May presidential elections but some observers were skeptical of his winning a parliamentary majority that could give him a free hand to implement his ambitious agenda of political and economic reforms but the latest results have proved them wrong.

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  • USA urges Qatar, neighbours to 'sit together' to ease tension
USA urges Qatar, neighbours to 'sit together' to ease tension

As chairman of the Foreign Relations Committee , Corker must give preliminary approval to any major arms sale before it can proceed to a 30-day congressional review period. The council is an alliance of six Middle Eastern countries, including Qatar, Saudi Arabia, the United Arab Emirates, and Bahrain. He said the USA is supporting Kuwait's effor...

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  • United States declares Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist
United States declares Syed Salahuddin as global terrorist

Young activists from the Muslim United Front began crossing over to Pakistan-controlled Kashmir , where they allegedly were armed and trained by the Pakistani military. Over 100 people , including troops, from both sides have been killed in border clashes between the two forces since last September following a militant attack on an army camp in o...

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  • US President Donald Trump
US President Donald Trump

Trump also said that he is keen to work with PM Modi to remove "barriers" in trade between the two countries. His comments came hours after the United States on Monday declared the Pakistan-based Hizbul Mujahideen leader Syed Salahuddin a global terrorist.

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  • Cuomo calls lawmakers back to Albany for NYC schools issue
Cuomo calls lawmakers back to Albany for NYC schools issue

A major issue for 53 counties across New York , including Western New York , is the lapsing authority at different points this year that permits them to impose additional sales taxes. "This would be a great start in helping people to continue to live here" as a state takeover of Medicaid spending would lead to local property tax relief.

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  • With hugs and praise, Modi and Trump strike rapport
With hugs and praise, Modi and Trump strike rapport

The deal, estimated to be worth Dollars two to three billion, reinforces India's position as a major defence partner of the United States. "Wrapping up a historic visit, setting a new milestone in #IndiaUS relation". A lot was conveyed to the world through Donald Trump's "True Friend" tweet to welcome the India Prime Minister and the response...

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  • CBO Says Senate Healthcare Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured
CBO Says Senate Healthcare Bill Would Leave 22 Million More Uninsured

GOP Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, another conservative who announced he would not back the current bill , said Monday he "would highly doubt" he would back a motion to proceed, according to NBC . While the Senate bill's impact on Medicaid was already largely known, based on the draft text of the B.C.R.A., the numbers included within the C...

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  • State elections delayed Modi's visit to Washington
State elections delayed Modi's visit to Washington

Modi, in return, invited thanked Trump and the First Lady for their hospitality and invited them to visit India. "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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  • Defense Secretary James Mattis admits USA 'not winning in Afghanistan'
Defense Secretary James Mattis admits USA 'not winning in Afghanistan'

Although the committee doesn't have a direct role in the House and Senate intelligence committee probes into Russia's election interference, Mattis may be asked about the Pentagon's programs to help European allies counter Russia's aggression.

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  • UK Northern Ireland party signs deals to support Conservative gov't
UK Northern Ireland party signs deals to support Conservative gov't

But the agreement stated that the DUP will have no involvement in the British government's role in political talks in Northern Ireland and that both parties would adhere fully to a 1998 peace deal that ended three decades of sectarian violence.

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  • Constand's inconsistent statements present biggest hurdle for prosecution as Cosby case continues
Constand's inconsistent statements present biggest hurdle for prosecution as Cosby case continues

Prosecutors are fighting to keep the jurors' identities a secret, arguing in court documents Monday that releasing them would result in a "publicity onslaught" and make picking a jury for the second trial more hard. In some cases, such as terrorism or mob trials, anonymity is aimed at ensuring jurors' safety. In the courtroom in Norristown , Pa....

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  • Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe
Man convicted of 2nd-degree murder in killing of Baby Doe

As part of a deal with prosecutors, she testified during the trial and will be sentenced to probation. Michael McCarthy has however escaped conviction on the more serious charge of first-degree murder for allegedly punching 2 and a half year old Bell Bond to death.

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  • Israel denies Daesh link to Jerusalem attacks
Israel denies Daesh link to Jerusalem attacks

Danny Danon said. All three attackers were shot dead by officers at the scene. However, a senior official from Hamas , the Islamic group that rules the Gaza Strip, and the People's Front for the Liberation of Palestine (PFLP) said the three attackers, who were all shot dead at the scene, were their own members.

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  • Afghan soldier opens fire on USA troops, wounds seven
Afghan soldier opens fire on USA troops, wounds seven

It said one Afghan soldier was killed and one wounded. A spokesman for the United States military command in Kabul said earlier comments by an Afghan official that Americans had been killed were incorrect. The nationality of the injured soldiers was not immediately known. About sixty soldiers were killed on their bases, mostly at night, in ...

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  • Refugees may have the hardest time with Travel Ban
Refugees may have the hardest time with Travel Ban

A senior official said plans already had been written to enforce the ban aggressively. Some opponents of the travel ban said they anxious about the fate of people who might be barred from entry into the United States in the meantime. That indicates that people from the six countries and refugees who have family, business or other ties would n...

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  • 22m Americans to lose cover in Senate healthcare bill
22m Americans to lose cover in Senate healthcare bill

The White House says the CBO "has consistently proven it can not accurately predict how health-care legislation will impact insurance coverage". "The CBO has consistently proven it can not accurately predict how healthcare legislation will impact insurance coverage", said an unsigned statement from the White House.

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