• Gunman Who Attacked Republican Lawmakers Acted Alone
Gunman Who Attacked Republican Lawmakers Acted Alone

They said he acted alone and had no connections to terror groups. I thank President Trump and Secretary Shulkin for their unwavering commitment to our nation's heroes, and it is an honor to stand with them on this historic day. Hodgkinson legally purchased a rifle and a 9mm handgun shortly after Trump was elected. Perhaps the most suspicious of h...

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  • Malan leads England to series win over South Africa
Malan leads England to series win over South Africa

Boucher said that it was "irritating" to see how the Proteas did not come out with intent while chasing the target after they finished well in the first innings restricting England to 181. Born in London but brought up in South Africa , Malan got off the mark in style by pulling Morris for six over mid-wicket. South Africa could be without...

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  • Senate GOP dissenters now up to five
Senate GOP dissenters now up to five

If three of the Senate Republicans' 52 members oppose the bill, it will fail. On Friday, White House press secretary Sean Spicer said Trump was "very supportive of the current bill", referring to the Senate Republicans' bill, and that "he's committed to making sure that no one who now is in the Medicaid program is affected in any way, which...

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  • Britain's Davis 'pretty sure' he'll get good Brexit deal
Britain's Davis 'pretty sure' he'll get good Brexit deal

In October 2016, Amber Rudd said that the government would get to work on deportation before exiting the EU. Voters expect the Conservatives to govern Britain responsibly and to deliver "a decent economy, to deliver a decent life for them, and of course to deliver Brexit ".

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  • Nigel Farage
Nigel Farage "Concerned" After Trump's State Visit Is Put In Doubt

The proposals also included axing the winter fuel allowance for well-off pensioners, expanding grammar schools and ending free school lunches for infants have been dropped. State visits to Britain are normally mentioned in the monarch's speech before the opening of parliament, but there was no official recognition of the US President's trip.

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  • Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time
Personal chemistry key as Trump meets India PM for 1st time

National Security Adviser Ajit K Doval and Foreign Secretary Jaishankar have visited the U.S. in March and interacted with a wide cross-section of top United States policymakers. That could change very quickly. The two are likely to focus on bright spots, such as the fact that the U.S.is India's second-largest defense supplier, or that the Trump ...

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  • UK's Next Government Is Finally A Done Deal, But It Wasn't Cheap
UK's Next Government Is Finally A Done Deal, But It Wasn't Cheap

Mrs Foster said: 'We're delighted that we have reached this agreement, which I think works, obviously, for national stability. Northern Ireland has itself been in crisis since Sinn Fein pulled out of government in January, prompting an election in March and a series of missed deadlines to restore the compulsory coalition between Irish Catho...

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  • Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years
Mosul celebrates first Eid without Islamic State in years

The area was declared fully liberated in early May. The mine explosion killed Iraqi journalist Bakhtiyar Haddad and French journalist Stephane Villeneuve while another freelance reporter suffered minor injuries. Islamic State leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi once exploited the powerful symbolism of the mosque to boost his stature when he gave his f...

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  • Petition: Remove Dennis Rodman from NBA Hall of Fame
Petition: Remove Dennis Rodman from NBA Hall of Fame

Warmbier was released from North Korea and in just a few days of his returning to the United States , he was pronounced dead after being in a coma for a year during his imprisonment. U.S. officials have said there's no connection between his visit and the student's release. Rodman considers Jong-Un to be a "friend for life" and has visited the cou...

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  • First Lady Melania announces Trump Hotel employee as Chief Usher
First Lady Melania announces Trump Hotel employee as Chief Usher

She was the second African-American and the first woman to serve as chief usher and replaced Rear Adm. Stephen W. Rochon, who had served under the Obamas and President George W. "This will be a nice break from all the politics and the nastiness and a way to be together". In a short 30 second chat before the annual congressional picnic on the ...

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  • Alex Faedo led the way for Florida
Alex Faedo led the way for Florida

Behind yet another dominant performance from ace Alex Faedo , Florida defeated Texas Christian, 3-0, Saturday night to join LSU in the finals. LSU (51-18) will face Florida or TCU in the best-of-3 championship series starting on Monday.

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  • Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration
Trump, Modi seek rapport despite friction on trade, immigration

Another of the roundtable attendees, Lockheed Martin chairwoman and CEO Marillyn Hewson, will be hoping India gives her company a contract to make F-16 fighter jets in the country. "The other issue was the military part and it was broadly and extensively discussed alongwith Pakistan". Prime Minister Modi , in an opinion piece in the Wall Street...

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  • HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier prepares to leave home port
HMS Queen Elizabeth aircraft carrier prepares to leave home port

A few hundred metres into the Forth, the carrier dropped anchor until the tide had lowered, allowing space to pass under the road and rial bridges. Shipyards around the United Kingdom built different sections of the vessel, with ten thousand people working on the construction project, before it was assembled in Rosyth .

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  • Bernie Sanders and wife hire lawyers amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe
Bernie Sanders and wife hire lawyers amid Federal Bureau of Investigation probe

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is looking into "some aspects" of the financial dealings of Burlington College, where Jane O'Meara Sanders worked as president from 2004 to 2011. The former Democratic Runner-up said the latest measure was the Republican's seven-year moves to get the Affordable Care Act repealed and replaced and erase the t...

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  • World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'
World mayors urge G20 leaders to 'save the planet'

Almost 1,400 cities in the country meet this criteria and each city is represented in the Conference by its chief elected official, the mayor. "We see what's happening in suburban Virginia - it's happening in cities that look like ours all across the nation - so we continue to be hyper focused on keeping our residents safe - that is the number one ...

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  • Main points of the Australian census at a glance
Main points of the Australian census at a glance

The number of Anglicans fell by 570,000 to 3.1 million or 13.3 per cent of the population. WA is the home of the migrant with 32 per cent of the State's residents either born overseas or have a parent born in another country. A record 2.8 per cent of Australians identified themselves as Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, up from 2.5 per cent i...

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  • Alec Baldwin's daughter jokes about infamous voicemail at event honouring father
Alec Baldwin's daughter jokes about infamous voicemail at event honouring father

Ireland Baldwin , 21, referenced her father's 2007 rant when she joined other family members, friends, and co-stars in roasting him as part of Spike TV's " One Night Only " series over the weekend. The Los Angeles native explained that the headline-making voicemail "nearly killed" her father emotionally. Knowing she couldn't ignore the infamous...

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  • Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'
Donald Trump reaches out to lawmakers on healthcare as another says 'no'

While the Medicaid rollback was the biggest concern, Clunies-Ross said state hospitals were also concerned about bill repealing requirements for individuals to buy health insurance, and for most employers to provide it for full-time employees.

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  • India's blocking of road building in Sikkim seriously damaged border peace: China
India's blocking of road building in Sikkim seriously damaged border peace: China

Geng Shuang, a spokesman with China's foreign ministry, said Indian guards "obstructed normal activities" by Chinese forces on the border and called on India to withdraw immediately, according to a ministry statement late on Monday. The Sikkim section of the China-India boundary has been defined by treaties, Geng said, noting that the Indian govern...

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  • GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar
GOP senator to block arms sales over crisis with Qatar

Tillerson said that "a productive next step would be for each of the countries to sit together and continue this conversation". U.S. secretary of state Rex Tillerson said in a statement on Sunday that some of the demands on Qatar "will be very hard to meet", but did not reject them outright.

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  • Kovind's name chosen with an eye on Dalit votes, says Uddhav Thackeray
Kovind's name chosen with an eye on Dalit votes, says Uddhav Thackeray

Responding to a query whether the Shiv Sena would support the opposition parties if they fielded a Dalit candidate, Thackeray said the party's stand would not change now. Halfway mark comes at 5,49,452. He also refused to accept that Sena had made a U-turn . Shiv Sena is the third largest component in the vote shares, next to Telugu Desh...

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  • French president meets central European leaders
French president meets central European leaders

Tusk said after the two-day summit: "My first impression, is that the UK's offer is below our expectations and that it risks worsening the situation of citizens". In particular, the EU 27 want their citizens to be able to enforce their rights in Britain through the European Court of Justice , something May has flatly ruled out.

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  • Stunning Origin loss for Blues
Stunning Origin loss for Blues

The Cowboys playmaker was clearly hampered by the injury but bravely played on despite being targeted by the Blues. Thurston, typically, nailed the goal from near the sideline. "Knowing JT, he'll just want everyone to focus on preparing well and having a strong performance to give ourselves a chance of playing well and getting the victory".

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  • 'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial For Securities Fraud
'Pharma Bro' Martin Shkreli Goes On Trial For Securities Fraud

Prosecutors are expected to call as many as 57 witnesses, and lawyers on both sides said the trial could last five to six weeks. However, the "pharma bro" appears happy just where he's at. If Shkreli is dreading his day in court, he isn't showing it. As Brooklyn federal Judge Kiyo Matsumoto asked each prospective juror why they'd indicated th...

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  • Jared Kushner speaks at tech event
Jared Kushner speaks at tech event

Monday's gathering will be the most closely watched assemblage of tech luminaries since Trump first met with a number of industry CEOs at Trump Tower in NY in December. The meeting Monday brought leaders of an industry whose key figures have at times openly clashed with Trump. He became one of her father's confidantes and election aides in 2015...

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  • Overturned Oil Tanker Explodes in Pakistan, Killing 120
Overturned Oil Tanker Explodes in Pakistan, Killing 120

Pakistan Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has cut short his London trip over the incident while Shahbaz Sharif, Punjab Chief Minister, has announced a compensation package of 2,000,000 Pakistani rupees ($19,100) for the victims and 1,000,000 Pakistani rupees ($9,550) for the injured.

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  • GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins
GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

Pelosi, 77, said there's no room to fix the legislation and instead Democrats and Republicans should focus on improving Obamacare, "instead of sabotaging it", she said. Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive congressional election in history, with spending expected to have topped $50 million. It was the night before the 6th...

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  • UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound
UK's May makes deal she needs to govern, but critics abound

The details of our agreement and future working arrangements will be published in full. Under the agreement, about £1bn in "new money" has been earmarked for Northern Ireland, as well as greater flexibility over £500m already allocated to the country.

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  • U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar
U.S. naval warships arrive in Qatar

The Qatari ambassador to the US announced the finalization by tweeting a picture of his country's defense minister meeting with American Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis. U.S. agrees with KSA/UAE that Qatar is a "state-sponsor of terrorism", and then sells Qatar $12 billion in arms. Turkey has thrown its support behind a UN-backed mediation ...

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  • 76ers formally introduce Markelle Fultz to Philly
76ers formally introduce Markelle Fultz to Philly

Bam Adebayo was the last lottery pick; he went 14th to Miami, joining De'Aaron Fox and Malik Monk in the National Basketball Association. Portland Trail Blazers - Armed with three first-round picks, Portland could have added some wing depth or dropped some of its bad contracts.

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  • College Drops Professor Who Said Otto Warmbier 'Got What He Deserved'
College Drops Professor Who Said Otto Warmbier 'Got What He Deserved'

The sentiments echo those expressed in a Huffington Post article written after Mr Warmbier's sentencing a year ago, titled, "North Korea Proves Your White Male Privilege Is Not Universal". "As I expressed on the President's behalf on my trip to the Asian Pacific [in April], under this administration, the United States will continue to work dilige...

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  • Kushner to broker deal to restart Israeli-Palestinian negotiations
Kushner to broker deal to restart Israeli-Palestinian negotiations

File - In this Monday, June 19, 2017 file photo, White House senior adviser Jared Kushner speaks at a White House meeting in Washington. "The official, speaking on condition of anonymity because he was discussing a closed diplomatic meeting, said the Palestinians had rebuffed Greenblatt's pressure and demanded an Israeli settlement freeze", the...

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  • Dallas Republican Pete Sessions says GOP plan doesn't resolve health care problem
Dallas Republican Pete Sessions says GOP plan doesn't resolve health care problem

The Senate plan to replace Obamacare would cost the state as much as $7.1 billion through fiscal 2026, according to an estimate released Friday by the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System, the state's Medicaid office. But Heller's criticism Friday infuriated allies of Trump. Hillary Clinton thinks the GOP is "the death party". "If Repu...

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  • Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem
Israel Says Officer Stabbed, 3 Attackers Shot in Jerusalem

It was the first time that the organization took responsibility for a terror attack inside Israel , a target which the group warned it will "wipe out". Two of the attackers, both from Ramallah, were between the ages of 18 and 19 and the third was a 30-year-old from Hebron, police spokeswoman Luba Simri said.

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  • 44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event
44 people detained during Istanbul's banned LGBT pride event

Police also used tear gas and plastic bullets on groups of participants. New York City spokesman James Fallarino said if there are any disruptions or protests during the event, "We're going to make sure we do everything in our power to respect the people who are disrupting or protesting and to respect their message".

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