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Supreme Court says US state sought to dilute black vote

Supreme Court says US state sought to dilute black vote

The justices upheld a lower court's February 2016 ruling that threw out two majority-black U.S. House of Representatives districts. African-American and Democratic critics accused Republicans ...

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UN Security Council Unanimously Broadens Sanctions On North Korea

UN Security Council Unanimously Broadens Sanctions On North Korea

He also said he believed China , North Korea's closest ally, will ultimately see Pyongyang as a liability. Later, answering questions, Turnbull said China could play a key role in reining in N...

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England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

England and Bangladesh aim to banish batting blues

A couple of videos have been made and they are getting very good response on social media. After taking on India, Pakistan will play South Africa (in Birmingham on June 7) and Sri Lanka (in Ca...

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US Def. Sec'y Mattis touts Trump predecessors' Asia policy

Speaking at an global security conference in Singapore , Mattis said the Trump administration is encouraged by China's renewed commitment to working with the US and others to rid North Korea of its...

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Some US Cities And States Aren't Giving Up On The Paris Agreement

The UN chief said he was "deeply convinced" that U.S. "states, cities , the business community, the civil society will also remain engaged, will bet in the green economy". Following Trump's Paris...

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Politics fulfilled - CP Joshi elected as head of RCA

Politics fulfilled - CP Joshi elected as head of RCA

Joshi and former IPL chairman Lalit Modi's son Ruchir Modi were the front runners for the post. CP Joshi's win could mark a new beginning for Rajasthan cricket that has suffered much since wi...

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USAA says it will reinstate ads on 'Hannity'

USAA says it will reinstate ads on 'Hannity'

USAA was one of 10 advertisers that said last week it would be pulling its commercials from the show following host Sean Hannity's reporting on a theory about the shooting death of Seth Rich ....

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USA warns Iran-backed forces: 'Immediately' leave 'deconfliction zone' in Syria

Pentagon officials are reporting that they are hiking the United States military “footpriint” as well as “combat power” in southern Syria in recent days, sending more troops into the area with a ...

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Japan urges unity among 11 nations left in TPP pact, Seko says

US officials attending the Asian Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum in Hanoi, Vietnam over the weekend, opposed language that called for all member-countries to "fight against all forms of pr...

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Sri Lanka death toll after flooding, mudslides reaches 146

Incessant monsoon heavy rains (as high as 553 mm) for the last days have caused floods and landslides in many parts of Sri Lanka (15 districts). 104 people were still registered as missing, the nati...

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Sehwag, Moody among six contenders for India coach's job

You could, of course, argue the two didn't exactly chat up, depending on what you wanted to see. The official admitted that the timing was not ideal - the advertisement went out on the day Indian sq...

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World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' after Trump's snub

World pledges to save 'Mother Earth' after Trump's snub

President Trump made a lot of dubious complaints about the Paris climate agreement in his announcement Thursday to withdraw from it. "The world can not wait - and neither will we", said the...

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Macron, Putin hold 'frank' talks on Syria, Ukraine

In his opening remarks, Macron stressed Peter the Great's openness to and engagement with Europe and European ideals, making an unspoken but not-so-subtle comparison with the nationalistic Putin. Pu...

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UN votes to add 15 North Koreans, 4 entities to UN blacklist

If adopted, they would be subject to a global asset freeze and travel ban, making the listings more symbolic given the isolated nature of official North Korean entities and the sophisticated network o...

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President Trump still undecided on Paris climate accord

President Trump still undecided on Paris climate accord

YouTubeThe foreign policy world is atwitter about German Chancellor Angela Merkel saying Sunday , in the wake of President Donald Trump's diplomatically discordant first visit with America...

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Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russia investigation

Flynn and Trump lawyer subpoenaed over Russia investigation

Mike Conaway (R-Tex.) and Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) in a joint statement. "I leaked nothing, to nobody, and never have and never would", Rice said . The aide later retracted the statement. Even if Pr...

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Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League

Chelsea earns $195 million for winning Premier League

Manchester United collected more than £141 million, which is £1.5 million more than Arsenal , despite finishing one place behind the north London club in sixth. Eight sides who have been relegat...

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Tasmanian Police now offering 'tuck in' service for city drunks

Tasmanian Police now offering 'tuck in' service for city drunks

Siggins said taxi companies occasionally call the police to assist with riders who are too inebriated to get home, but it's part of the job. A friend of the man uploaded a screen grab to social me...

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UN Security Council votes to expand North Korean sanctions after missile tests

The United States appreciates China's renewed commitment to restrain North Korea but will not accept Beijing's unilateral militarization of the South China Sea , US Defense Secretary Jim Mattis s...

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Trump and Merkel 'get along well' despite spat

Trump and Merkel 'get along well' despite spat

German Chancellor Angela Merkel , unhappy with President Donald Trump after last week's meetings, declared Sunday that Europe "really must take our fate into our own hands". then I say that t...

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