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Canadian soldier becomes first woman to captain UK queen's guard

Canadian soldier becomes first woman to captain UK queen's guard

Megan Couto led her unit -the Second Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry or "The Patricia's" - in the ceremony, an event witnessed by thousands of tourists annually. Capt Couto said...

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Supreme Court partially unblocks Trump travel ban

The Supreme Court delivered a mixed ruling on Monday that will allow President Trump to implement his travel ban against six Muslim majority nations - but only for visitors lacking ties to the Uni...

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Couple 'traumatized' after being tied up by Georgia fugitives later caught

Couple 'traumatized' after being tied up by Georgia fugitives later caught

Authorities said Donnie Rowe and Ricky Dubose were captured Thursday in Tennessee after leading police on a chase by auto and by foot. Authorities say the men overpowered two guards on a prison ...

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Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Al-Jazeera manager denounces Gulf demands for its shutdown

Fikri said the base is vital to protecting Turkish security interests in the region. Pressure had been mounting on the Saudi-led bloc, which includes Egypt , the United Arab Emirates and Bah...

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Rescuers ordered to leave amid fears over second China landslide

Rescuers ordered to leave amid fears over second China landslide

Authorities reduced the number of missing after 15 people were confirmed as safe, the Xinmo village propaganda department said on its microblog. "Many of the villagers have been living here for ge...

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Indian Prime Minister hugs Trump during Rose Garden ceremony

Ahead of the meeting, the US State Department had set the tone for the summit by declaring Syed Salahuddin , chief of Kashmiri militant group Hizbul Mujahideen , as a "global terrorist" . "From the...

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Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

Dutch government partially liable in 300 Srebrenica deaths

But after the base was overrun, the Muslim men and boys were told by the peacekeepers they would be safe and handed over to the Bosnian Serb army. The peacekeepers sought to protect tens of thousa...

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Supreme Court refuses interim order against Aadhaar notification

Supreme Court refuses interim order against Aadhaar notification

A vacation bench of justice A M Khanwilkar and justice Navin Sinha said no interim order could be passed on the "mere apprehension" of petitioners that government could deprive people from availin...

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Ukrainian colonel killed by car bomb in Kiev

Ukrainian colonel killed by car bomb in Kiev

Ukraine's defence ministry named the victim as Colonel Maksym Shapoval and said he was an employee of the military's "main intelligence directorate". In July past year, prominent investigate journal...

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Golf Club 'apologises' to member for asking Meghalaya guest to leave

Golf Club 'apologises' to member for asking Meghalaya guest to leave

They told me that the dress [the jainsem] I was wearing was a maid's uniform. I really felt bad that I can not wear some other dress. I was wearing the traditional Khasi dress - Jainsem , and they to...

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NSA Doval rescues PM Modi at White House media event

NSA Doval rescues PM Modi at White House media event

Modi and Trump spoke in the Rose Garden Monday after a bilateral meeting with senior members of their administrations. Later Monday, Modi was scheduled to have dinner with the president and firs...

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US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

US Warplane Shoots Down Iranian Armed Drone in Syria

Five times in a little over a month, US-led coalition planes have struck pro-Syrian forces that they claim were advancing on or threatening their partners' positions. Australia is part of the coali...

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Arnold Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

Arnold Schwarzenegger talks climate change with French president

Not long after that, he launched the Make Our Planet Great Again website, where citizens from all over the world, not just the U.S., could submit their name and email address and receive information...

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Bungee jumping teen dies after mishearing 'no jump' as 'now jump'

Bungee jumping teen dies after mishearing 'no jump' as 'now jump'

A Spanish bungee jumping instructor's "poor English" contributed to the death of a Dutch teenager who leaped from a bridge before her rope was attached, a court has ruled. Martijn Klom from the compa...

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Sushma Swaraj Digs out Old Lok Sabha Video to Counter Meira Kumar

Sushma Swaraj Digs out Old Lok Sabha Video to Counter Meira Kumar

Kumar was addressing the media at Constitution Club in the national capital. "I think this should not be read as something that would go against the Presidential candidate from the Opposition", Cong...

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Banks told to put aside another £11.4bn amid lending crackdown

Consumer credit borrowing has grown by more than 10% over the past year, many times the rate by which wages have gone up. The FPC has said that a rule limiting loans at a high loan-to-income ratio t...

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Who can get around the travel ban?

The U.S. Supreme Court said Monday that President Donald Trump's travel ban on visitors fro. It exempts those with "a bona fide relationship" with a person or entity in the United States. The vast...

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Border patrol agents rescue illegal immigrant left in Texas heat

Border patrol agents rescue illegal immigrant left in Texas heat

President Donald Trump's conservative appointee Neil Gorsuch joined the court in April and did not participate in the case. Court records said Hernandez and his friends were playing a game of runn...

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CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

CBO: Senate health bill would leave 22 million more uninsured by 2026

President Donald Trump said Sunday that Republicans are not "that far off" from getting the bill passed via last-minute changes that were in the works - he didn't say what they would be - but he had...

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Trump, Modi exchange hugs during Rose Garden statements

Trump, Modi exchange hugs during Rose Garden statements

During public remarks, per Business Insider , President Trump said of Modi, "I enjoyed our very productive conversation this afternoon, and look forward to its continuation tonight at dinner". "I h...

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