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Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

Congress settles for stopgap to avoid government shutdown

Republicans would have preferred to not be laboring to keep agencies functioning or approve a health care overhaul, the gold standard of GOP campaign promises for the past seven years. Pete Sessions, ...

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Vikings exercise 5th-year option on Barr, not Bridgewater

Vikings exercise 5th-year option on Barr, not Bridgewater

If the Vikings did exercise the option, they would need to pay Bridgewater around $18 million for the 2018 season. Bridgewater had cemented himself as the team's offensive leader before suffering a ...

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Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign post Taliban attack

Afghan Defense Minister, Army Chief resign post Taliban attack

Mohammad Sharif Yaftali as the new army chief of staff. Bahrami was previously the deputy interior minister, and Yaftali was the top army commander in the eastern Paktia province. dropped its largest ...

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With unusual praise, Trump says he could meet Kim Jong Un

With unusual praise, Trump says he could meet Kim Jong Un

Washington is also seeking more help from China, the North's only major ally, to rein in Pyongyang's nuclear and missile development. Tensions on the Korean Peninsula have been running sky-high for ...

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Trump Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day

Among them was Manny Mandel , who survived the Bergen-Belsen concentration camp. In other situations, Trump has come out strongly against anti-Semitism and for Israel. Recalling Wiesel's story, Tr...

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Aadhaar numbers of 135 mn may have leaked, claims CIS report

Aadhaar numbers of 135 mn may have leaked, claims CIS report

The CIS said, "Over 23 crore beneficiaries have been brought under Aadhaar programme for DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer), and if a significant number of schemes have mishandled data in a similar way, ...

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Venezuela Erupts In 'Mother Of All Protests' As Anti-Maduro Sentiment Seethes

The President has accused the USA of funding right-wing opposition groups and called for the expansion of armed civilian militias following weeks of violent protests in the nation's capital. The cou...

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Clashes in France during May Day marches

Clashes in France during May Day marches

Tear gas was sacked at May Day protestors in Paris, France, some of whom were throwing Molotov cocktails during the march on Monday (1 May). May Day protests took a violent turn in Paris on Monday, ...

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Republicans Trump, Ryan join Democrat Schumer to press Canada on milk trade

The Dairy Farmers of Canada said it is confident that the Canadian government will "continue to protect and defend" the country's dairy industry. The president took issue with Canadian changes on mi...

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North Korea Tensions: USS Michigan Arrives in South Korea

North Korea Tensions: USS Michigan Arrives in South Korea

It said that Seoul and Washington have been pushing to get THAAD quickly working to cope with North Korea's advancing nuclear and missile threats. North Korea's drills coincided with military exer...

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North Korea's latest missile launch 'a complex message'

North Korea's latest missile launch 'a complex message'

Amid escalating tensions over the threat from the country's nuclear weapons programme, Mr Trump said: "He was a young man of 26 or 27. when his father died". North Korea continues to defy its United N...

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Murderous Authoritarian Says He May Be Too Busy to Visit White House

Murderous Authoritarian Says He May Be Too Busy to Visit White House

At one point, Duterte called the U.S. President a "son of a whore". Duterte was infuriated by the Obama administration's expressions of concern about extrajudicial killings after he took office pr...

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Sizzling Nadal in Barcelona final

Improving to 10-0 career in Barcelona finals, he won his 71st career title and 51st on clay. The real adventure soon came when Thiem battled with the number one in the world-Andy Murray. The Spaniar...

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US Sen. Ed Markey pledges to fight efforts to 'gut' net neutrality

Chairman Pai said high-speed internet doesn't need to be treated like a public utility with strict rules and the industry should be left to police and monitor itself. Comcast chairman and CEO Brian...

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President Trump shuts down interview over Obama wire-tapping claims

The fireworks with CBS anchor John Dickerson came at the end of a two-part interview with Mr Trump , the first airing on Face the Nation on Sunday. The puns he hurls back at Trump aren't all sp...

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Support For Legalizing Marijuana At Record High

Support For Legalizing Marijuana At Record High

A poll from Southern Illinois University - Carbondale found that 74.4 percent of Illinois residents support legalizing recreational marijuana. Sixty-five percent of people actually think that marijuan...

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Trump campaign releases 'First 100 Days' ad

Trump campaign releases 'First 100 Days' ad

Meanwhile, North Korea's missile launch today signalled its continued defiance against the US, China and other nations, on which Trump tweeted: "Bad!" Suffolk Republican Committee chairman and forme...

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Controversial Trump Advisor Sebastian Gorka Reportedly Leaving White House

Controversial Trump Advisor Sebastian Gorka Reportedly Leaving White House

In a letter sent Tuesday, the Democrats stated that counter-terrorism adviser Gorka has supported an anti-semitic militia called the Hungarian Guard created by the right-wing party Jobbik. Gorka was...

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Amit Shah meets J&K BJP leaders, assures all issues will be settled

Amit Shah meets J&K BJP leaders, assures all issues will be settled

Later in the day, Mr Shah is to hold meetings with various party functionaries of the state BJP and meet the local owners of print media. The visit assumes significance in view of the deteriorating ...

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Attack in Cairo kills three policemen, injures five

Attack in Cairo kills three policemen, injures five

Two of the victims had the rank of captain, it said. The ministry said that investigations are underway and an operation has been launched to catch the gunmen. The Hasm group has claimed several pre...

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