• Australians May Not Like Trump, But They Value the US
Australians May Not Like Trump, But They Value the US

By comparison, 8 per cent of those surveyed said China is Australia's best friend, ahead of Japan at 2 per cent. "Almost half of Australian adults said last year that Australia should distance itself from the United States if someone like Mr Trump were elected", said Fullilove, "but this year's poll shows that Australians' affinity with Ame...

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  • NH Bill Would Have Let Pregnant Women Kill Anyone
NH Bill Would Have Let Pregnant Women Kill Anyone

The bill does include exceptions for pregnant women who might want an abortion and their doctors. Every hormonal mom-to-be's dream almost came true in New Hampshire recently when a bill was nearly passed that would have allowed pregnant women to legally commit murder .

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  • North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death
North Korea says it's 'biggest victim' in US student's death

Warmbier was freed after the U.S. State Department's special envoy on North Korea, Joseph Yun, traveled to Pyongyang and demanded the student's release on humanitarian grounds, capping a flurry of diplomatic contacts, a U.S. He said the last conversation he had with the Warmbier family was shortly after they learned of their son's condition, but he...

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  • NEET 2017 Revised Result Score Card Declared By CBSE On 23rd June
NEET 2017 Revised Result Score Card Declared By CBSE On 23rd June

Eight transgenders appeared for exams out of which only five have qualified. Since many people check the results today, there may be temporary website down issues. "CBSE Exam Results - NEET Exam Results - 2017". The CBSE had released the answer key for the result earlier on Thursday June 15, 2017. TN Engineering counselling was recently postponed d...

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  • Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss
Pelosi defends leadership following special election loss

Democrats are winning a greater share of the vote in these districts than they have in the past. "Democrats would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Security", Trump said on Wednesday morning in a tweet after the election.

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  • Brexit talks: Citizens' rights and exit bill ahead of trade
Brexit talks: Citizens' rights and exit bill ahead of trade

Both sides were keen to emphasize their desire to work positively and to reach a fair deal that will foster friendly relations once Britain leaves. "We need back control of our borders, we will leave the single market and the customs union." he said. Anxious by immigration and loss of sovereignty, Britons voted previous year to end their coun...

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  • WTF - Coconut Oil Isn't Actually a Health Food? Scientists Say No
WTF - Coconut Oil Isn't Actually a Health Food? Scientists Say No

Coconut oil is being used in various aspects, from skin care to religious worships to preparation of food items, from time being. The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil in your diet.

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  • Weaker inflation slows to 1.3%, could weigh on central bank's rate decision
Weaker inflation slows to 1.3%, could weigh on central bank's rate decision

After the report, which was released simultaneously with US durable goods orders, USD/CAD traded at 1.3283, compared to 1.3225 prior to the release. The central bank has now raised interest rates six times since Donald Trump won the United States presidential election in November, plunging the Mexican economy into uncertainty because of his vow...

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  • South African parliament opposes calls to change central bank mandate
South African parliament opposes calls to change central bank mandate

The independence row over the South African Reserve Bank has also highlighted divisions within the tripartite alliance of the ruling African National Congress, the country's biggest union, Cosatu, and the South African Communist Party. On Thursday night Parliament stated it would join Absa and the SARB in asking a court to set aside Mkhwebane's r...

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  • Haas gets Wimbledon wild card; Marcus Willis in qualifying
Haas gets Wimbledon wild card; Marcus Willis in qualifying

The 20-year-old, now ranked world No 246, was given the news earlier this week, taking the step up from her qualifying appearance at the All-England club last year. Ward, who played a key role in Britain's Davis Cup triumph of 2015, has been dogged by knee problems, with his ranking slumping to 1,062. The 39-year-old former world No.

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  • EBay to match prices from Amazon and Walmart
EBay to match prices from Amazon and Walmart

This new price matching is available for eBay .com users, and will apply to products found on the Daily Deals section of the website. You'll find "tens of thousands of items" on eBay's Deals site at any given time, it says, including discounted consumer electronics, home and garden products, fashion, and more.

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  • Parole denied for Manson follower Krenwinkel in California
Parole denied for Manson follower Krenwinkel in California

She will be eligible again for consideration in five years. She's been behind bars for close to 50 years but feels she's served enough time for her role in the massacre that left seven people dead. "She did it [the murders] because she enjoyed it". Krenwinkel contended at her previous parole hearing in 2011 that she is a changed woman. - Sh...

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  • Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich
Senate GOP health bill: Tax cuts for rich

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said the mood in the room made for an "interesting morning, a little tense". A senior administration official said Senate leaders sounded "optimistic" about the fate of the health care bill in the Senate during their briefing for White House officials Wednesday night.

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  • Four-way tie at Erin Hills
Four-way tie at Erin Hills

A triple-bogey didn't stop Paul Casey from grabbing a share of the lead at the midway point of the U.S. Open at Erin Hills . Players are on the course for the final round of the U.S. The runner-up finish, along with a $1 million check, moved him into the top 50 and secured his spot in the Masters and U.S. Open. " Then three-putt the next two ho...

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  • Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law
Senate GOP health bill seeks to hobble Obama law

The unveiling of the 142-page bill marks the first time that the majority of senators get a look at the plan to overhaul America's health care system. The CBO analysis will shed light on how much money the bill would cost and how many people would be covered. GOP Sen. John McCain, who has been openly critical of the lack of transparency in the cr...

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  • More legal fight ahead over Mississippi LGBT law
More legal fight ahead over Mississippi LGBT law

Titled the Protecting Freedom of Conscience from Government Discrimination Act, it states that the government can not penalize an individual, organization, or business for acting according to the following "sincerely held religious beliefs or moral convictions": that "marriage is or should be recognized as the union of one man and one woman"; that ...

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  • Here's how people around the world celebrated International Yoga Day
Here's how people around the world celebrated International Yoga Day

Over 10,000 naval personnel and their families and Army officers took part in celebrations aboard ships and special yoga camps in the city's military areas. Rains failed to dampen the spirits of about 50,000 people who joined in an outdoor yoga session with the prime minister in a park in Lucknow, capital of the northern state of Uttar Pradesh.

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  • 'Obamacare Is Dead': Trump 'Very Supportive' of Senate GOP Healthcare Bill
'Obamacare Is Dead': Trump 'Very Supportive' of Senate GOP Healthcare Bill

Siegel expressed concern that "f$3 or the hospitals that protect millions of Americans and their communities - our essential hospitals - this bill might even accelerate decisions by some to reduce services or close their doors". If he's sticking to the script, McConnell has a list of giveaways that he saved to offer members later so that they can...

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  • Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill
Who Wins, Who Loses With Senate Health Care Bill

Now compare that to the 140-character misspelled crap we get from Trump. SAD! It would also eliminate federal funding of Planned Parenthood for a year and allow states to decide what constitutes an " essential health benefit ". Pearson said those subsidies will be smaller than under current law. But Anthony LoSasso, a professor at the Universit...

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  • Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials
Airport attacker tried, but failed, to buy gun in US — FBI officials

Acting U.S. Attorney Dan Lemisch said more charges are coming in the days ahead, the Associated Press reports. "I can say that the knife was purchased in the United States, somewhere along his trip from New York", Gelios said. Officials said Neville got the suspect to stop the attack, and that "Neville never stopped fighting" until the suspec...

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  • Pew study: Americans increasingly torn over gun issues
Pew study: Americans increasingly torn over gun issues

There is a larger partisan gap between Democrats and Republicans on views of the NRA than there is between gun owners and non-gun owners. Seventy-four percent of gun owners said the right to own a gun is essential to their freedom, while just 36 percent of non-owners said the same thing.

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  • Men In France, UK Protest Dress Code By Wearing Skirts
Men In France, UK Protest Dress Code By Wearing Skirts

In the western city of Nantes, the bus drivers" union CFDT said their uniform that includes pants was "not appropriate' for such high temperatures. With the temperature on the heights and since they are not allowed to wear shorts, male and female students chose to ignore the clothing code and choose to wear skirts.

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  • Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88
Frank Kush, who built ASU into a powerhouse, dies at 88

His legacy lives on at Arizona State with the program's home games being played on Frank Kush Field at Sun Devil Stadium. "He started to run out of gas", Dan Kush said. He was hired as an assistant to the athletic director in 2000, helping with fundraising efforts. Kush coached the Colts from 1982-84, which made him a first-hand witness to bo...

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  • GOP health bill overhauls Obama law
GOP health bill overhauls Obama law

Facing unanimous Democratic opposition, the bill would fail if just three of the Senate's 52 GOP senators oppose it . Democrats on the Senate floor are already using those words against him. According to the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office (CBO), the AHCA would increase "the number of uninsured people relative to the number projected"...

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  • Study links legalized pot with rise in car crash claims
Study links legalized pot with rise in car crash claims

Colorado's collision-claim frequency was 14 percent higher than that in nearby states after the state unveiled the nation's first legal recreational marijuana market in January 2014. The combined effect for the three states was a small but significant three per cent, according to the HLDI Vice President Matt Moore . HLDI has begun a large-scale ...

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  • Record 65.6 mn people displaced worldwide, says UN
Record 65.6 mn people displaced worldwide, says UN

The UN agency found 40.3 million people were forcibly displaced and living somewhere inside their own country. There are more than 20 million more displaced people in the world today than just five years ago, Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) chief Jan Egeland said Monday.

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  • At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'
At slain Muslim teen's funeral, mourners say 'it could have been me'

According to Fox 5 , DC police arrested 24-year-old Jonathan Soloman of SC "in connection with the fire". Fox 5 reports that the memorial, placed at DuPont Circle, was reached by firefighters around 8:30am on Wednesday morning who quickly put out the blaze.

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  • Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner throws first pitch at Congressional game
Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner throws first pitch at Congressional game

Over the last nine years, the Congressional Softball Game has raised over $9 million dollars for that non-profit, which focuses on breast cancer awareness. Griner and David Bailey were the two officers who were injured in the shooting as they protected Steve Scalise and the other members of Congress at the field.

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  • China's top regulator pledges reforms after MSCI decision
China's top regulator pledges reforms after MSCI decision

Still, the symbolism of adding the mainland to the global financial community is arguably even more important. MSCI previously pointed to limits on the amount of money investors can repatriate from China as a hurdle, as well as accessibility issues for foreigners.

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  • Trump claims credit for Arab countries cutting ties with Qatar
Trump claims credit for Arab countries cutting ties with Qatar

Tillerson told reporters at the State Department that the crisis, which has cut transportation links and trade, had begun to hurt ordinary people in Qatar , impaired business dealings and harmed the US battle against the Islamic State militant group.

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  • House blocks consideration of marijuana bill
House blocks consideration of marijuana bill

But the bill hit a wall in the House, where an effort to suspend rules to bring the bill to the floor fell far short. Now up to Gov. Cuomo to either sign or veto the PTSD bill, Dan McSweeney, a veteran's advocate and founder of the We Are Listening Campaign explained the significance of the legislation, "This is a sensible step forward for New ...

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  • Missouri sues three drug companies for pushing painkillers
Missouri sues three drug companies for pushing painkillers

Missouri's death rate from opioids is 1.6 times greater than the national average, and the state recorded 30,000 hospitalizations and emergency-room visits tied to opioids in 2015 - a 200% increase from a decade earlier, Mr. Looking on at left is Jammie Fabick , whose 17-year-old daughter died of an opioid overdose in 2014. "Today, we begin to f...

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  • IS 'blows up' Mosul mosque where caliphate was declared
IS 'blows up' Mosul mosque where caliphate was declared

Islamic State's Amaq news agency accused American aircraft of destroying the Grand al-Nuri Mosque. "We can confirm that the al-Nuri mosque was destroyed", said Col. The mosque sat on the southern edge of the Old City, the last IS stronghold inside Mosul. Iraqi forces, bolstered in the air by the US -led coalition, are closing in on ISIS , and ...

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  • USDA Secretary Perdue hosts Canadian, Mexican counterparts in Savannah
USDA Secretary Perdue hosts Canadian, Mexican counterparts in Savannah

In particular, he said tthat despite having NAFTA in place for more than two decades, the industry has seen little growth in footwear imports from Canada and Mexico. Mexico and Canada supplied only 1.1% of pairs and 1.8% of dollars of total United States footwear imports in 2016, according to the FDRA. Nor would he divulge any details about how...

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  • Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir
Saudi king upends royal succession, names son as 1st heir

He is known as MBS and his rise through Saudi Arabia's corridors of power has been shockingly swift. Other Arab leaders did send their congratulations, however. State media in the gas-rich Gulf state said Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani had sent a cable of congratulations to the Saudi leadership. That's according to a statement carried...

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