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Brexit is 'challenge of our generation', Taoiseach to tell Belfast audience

Brexit is 'challenge of our generation', Taoiseach to tell Belfast audience

Mr Varadkar's participation in the Pride event comes amid increased scrutiny from Great Britain on LGBT issues in Northern Ireland, following the DUP's "confidence and supply" deal with Theresa May's...

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The majority of Harvard's incoming class is nonwhite

The majority of Harvard's incoming class is nonwhite

For example, in studying the odds of admission of various groups, Banzhaf cites reports that Asian Americans have to score on average about 140 points higher on the SAT test [8.7% more on a scale ...

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Pakistan govt. official website hacked, returns to normal

Pakistan govt. official website hacked, returns to normal

The official website display was later restored . The hacking of Pakistan government website is yet another example of its poor maintenance and its vulnerability to cyber attacks. However, they...

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More than 6000 Muslim pilgrims to undertake this year's Hajj

More than 6000 Muslim pilgrims to undertake this year's Hajj

He warned pilgrims against patronizing fake agents and tour operators saying that about eighty five offices of such illegal agencies were recently closed down by the commission and attributed the incr...

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3 shot at San Francisco's Dolores Park

3 shot at San Francisco's Dolores Park

San Francisco Police Officer Grace Gatpandan says police are looking for at least one gunman who opened fire at a packed Dolores Park and then fled. Paramedics rushed the the three injured people to a...

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England v South Africa: Joe Root ready for final Test against Proteas

England v South Africa: Joe Root ready for final Test against Proteas

Such is the state of the Old Trafford outfield that Root embraced suggestions that fielders might have to tread warily lest they picked up the sort of injury that put Simon Jones out of the Ashes seri...

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Smoke from BC wildfires affecting air quality in Western Washington

Smoke from BC wildfires affecting air quality in Western Washington

The agency also recommends you avoid outside exercise when the air quality is unhealthy. The Air Quality outlook from 8 a.m. today until 8 a.m. Friday is expected to be in the high moderate to unhea...

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Chick-fil-A restaurant trashed during argument

Chick-fil-A restaurant trashed during argument

Music said the girls then broke the handle off one door, before entering through another door. Things apparently escalated from there, as a second video shows one of the women knocking straws, na...

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Kyodo: US to Discuss Suspension of N. Korea's ARF Membership

Kyodo: US to Discuss Suspension of N. Korea's ARF Membership

This parts from CIA Director Mike Pompeo's statements at the Aspen Security Forum last month where he repeatedly mentioned separating nuclear "capacity and someone who might well have intent" to use...

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Bashing Trump Is Not Working For Flake In His Home State

Now he's written a book , " Conscience of a Conservative ", which argues for a "return to principle" and against the politics of personal destruction. Republican leaders in Congress, however, face a ...

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DOJ: Affirmative Action Investigation Limited to One Case Involving Asian-Americans

DOJ: Affirmative Action Investigation Limited to One Case Involving Asian-Americans

The American Civil Liberties Union reacted to the report in a statement , saying such action would "mark an alarming shift in direction that threatens the hard-fought progress made by civil rights...

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New York Governor Cuomo commemorates Central Park illegal ivory crush

New York Governor Cuomo commemorates Central Park illegal ivory crush

Sam Wasser, a professor at the University of Washington who has performed forensic analysis on seized ivory for the last 13 years and analyzed the ivory that was crushed, said it was unlikely the dest...

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Trump Turns to Tillerson, China to Cool North Korea War Talk

We're going to be able to handle them. It added that economic sanctions against the reclusive state helped the U.S. to achieve its goal of isolating North Korea as well as China. Kassam said tha...

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Korea: 'We are not your enemy'

Korea: 'We are not your enemy'

Ms Koscina said the USA is hoping top diplomats from Asean and major powers "will use the Asean Regional Forum" to highlight North Korea's "unacceptable" behaviour and get it to cease its unlawful a...

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Japan PM to rejig Cabinet on Thursday

Foreign Minister Fumio Kishida , now doubling as defense chief, is expected to stay on as top diplomat, the sources said. A newly appointed Cabinet minister expressed Thursday her intention to run ...

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New Hampshire lawmakers take issue with Trump-Peña Nieto transcript

New Hampshire lawmakers take issue with Trump-Peña Nieto transcript

It provides context into the often tense call between the two and includes new details about the pairs thoughts on a proposed "refugee swap" between the countries. By the time I was halfway through it...

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Ivanka Trump Says She Is Looking Forward to Working 'Alongside' Gen. Kelly

Former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus had little chance to impose order on the White House. The Yomiuri ShimbunEven though half a year has passed since the administration of U.S. His Twitter acco...

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South Asia to become too hot to survive

South Asia to become too hot to survive

Further, the research revealed that by the end of 21st century, lack of serious reductions in global emissions would lead to a rise from about 31ºC to 34.2 in wet-bulb temperatures - a combination of ...

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PM Netanyahu suspected of bribery, corruption as Israel puts gag order

PM Netanyahu suspected of bribery, corruption as Israel puts gag order

The order was granted and will remain in force until 17 September. Netanyahu's office has repeatedly denied wrongdoing over the investigations, portraying the accusations as a witch hunt against him...

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Russian reporter punched in jaw during live newscast

Russian reporter punched in jaw during live newscast

The camera then cut back to the main presenter in the studio, who is visibly shocked by the incident. The journalist, Nikita Razvozzhayev, asked the unknown man to keep away, when he out of nowhere ...

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