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Senator Grassley backs President’s Supreme Court nominee

Senator Grassley backs President’s Supreme Court nominee

Further, those Democrats backing him could garner some Republican votes in their states in the upcoming election, he argued. Kavanaugh nearly certainly has the votes to be confirmed, but that's not st...

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NATO grapples over key policies in shadow of Trump spat

Also present was France's President Emmanuel Macron, who tried this year to charm Mr Trump into more harmonious transatlantic relationship, only to see the USA president withdraw from the 2015 Irani...

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Brits set for NATIONWIDE protests ahead of London trip

Brits set for NATIONWIDE protests ahead of London trip

Police are planning to face 100,000 protesters in London during President Trump's four-day visit to Britain. The couple will attend a gala dinner at Blenheim Palace out in the countryside on Thu...

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Sunglasses and chocolates: Eight boys rescued from Thai cave recovering

Sunglasses and chocolates: Eight boys rescued from Thai cave recovering

The remaining four boys and coach were brought to safety Tuesday morning as part of a third day of rescue operations. That left four boys and the team's coach trapped inside as the operation was c...

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Hopes dashed, England fans taste bitter defeat once again

Hopes dashed, England fans taste bitter defeat once again

He was run ragged by Harry Kane in Liverpool's defeat to Tottenham last October but dealt with the England striker in much more secured fashion last night. Croatia has now survived three straigh...

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Prince Louis christened while beaming royal family look on

Prince Louis christened while beaming royal family look on

The christening of Prince Louis was held in the Chapel Royal at London's St James's Palace on Monday afternoon and the royal family looked in great spirits - and totally stylish - for the spe...

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Germany's Maas: 'we are not prisoners' of Russia, nor the U.S.

Germany's Maas: 'we are not prisoners' of Russia, nor the U.S.

Bloomberg omitted the part where Radev said that Trump spoke first and added a claim from the Bulgarian leader that the USA president left the meeting immediately after his own remarks. He was USA ...

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England could still win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

England could still win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar

After 20 minutes of emotion on the pitch - where players barely said a word to each other while Southgate comforted each and every one - the England stars returned to the dressing room to rousing ap...

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Why It's Impossible For Brett Kavanaugh To Make Abortion Illegal

Why It's Impossible For Brett Kavanaugh To Make Abortion Illegal

Bush White House and for the special prosecutor during Bill Clinton's presidency. Pence himself inadvertently added to those concerns on Tuesday, when asked whether he still supported overturning ...

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Prosecutors: Paul Manafort Says He's Being Treated Like a 'VIP' in Jail

Prosecutors: Paul Manafort Says He's Being Treated Like a 'VIP' in Jail

He's even got his own "private, self-contained living unit, which is larger than other inmates' units", the filing says. Manafort, the former Trump campaign manager, had asked for his July 25 trial ...

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Steady drum of Trump's anti-Germany remarks raises questions

Steady drum of Trump's anti-Germany remarks raises questions

The summit in Brussels is shaping up as the alliance's most hard in years, against a backdrop of deepening transatlantic tensions in fields ranging from trade to energy and defence. NATO Secretary...

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'Dangerous' crocodile caught in Australia after ten years on the run

'Dangerous' crocodile caught in Australia after ten years on the run

Measuring 4.7 metres and weighing in at up to 600 kilograms, the snappy saltie was trapped by rangers in Taylor's Park, around 60 kilometres downstream from the Top End town of Katherine. The robust m...

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Watchdog urges record £500000 fine for Facebook over Cambridge Analytica data scandal

Apart from Facebook, the probe is also covering more companies and there are plans to send warning letters to 11 political parties. "The complaint seeks financial recompense for the unauthorised a...

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IDF Patriot missile shoots down Syrian drone over Sea of Galilee

IDF Patriot missile shoots down Syrian drone over Sea of Galilee

What else? Will the Russians accept the second phase, of fighting the Iranians, the Lebanese "Hezbollah" and Iraqi militias if they refuse to voluntarily leave Syria? "Our opinion is known that Iran n...

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Croatian talisman Modric could make the difference against England

Croatian talisman Modric could make the difference against England

If the player is not in good physical shape, he will not play well in a World Cup ". "1998 will never be forgotten and should not be, but I would love it if eventually the 1998 "Fiery Ones" can be ...

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China vows to 'fight back' after U.S. threaten $200bn tariffs on goods

China vows to 'fight back' after U.S. threaten $200bn tariffs on goods

Not only does that risk provoking Trump to follow through on threats to tax virtually all Chinese products, it could unleash nationalist sentiment on both sides that fuels a deeper struggle for geop...

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‘We’re not prisoners’: German FM berates Trump for ‘Russia captives’ remark

‘We’re not prisoners’: German FM berates Trump for ‘Russia captives’ remark

While U.S. defense spending makes up 70 percent of combined allied governments' military budgets, just 15 percent of U.S. expenditure is spent in Europe on NATO-related defense. Stoltenberg agreed the...

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Airbus boss Enders backs UK PM May's latest Brexit position

Airbus boss Enders backs UK PM May's latest Brexit position

May's office said she would fight any challenge to her leadership and at a meeting with her Conservative Party lawmakers she was cheered and applauded by many. However, despite the setbacks of the res...

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'World's Ugliest Dog' Zsa Zsa from Minnesota passes away

'World's Ugliest Dog' Zsa Zsa from Minnesota passes away

Zsa Zsa herself was rescued from a puppy mill and put up for adoption on PetFinder.com, which is where Brainard found her, and subsequently named her after the Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor. She c...

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SC defines limits of gay law case

SC defines limits of gay law case

The Centre Wednesday said it would not take a stand on the validity of Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code that criminalises consensual sex between two adults of same sex. Later, as the last judicial...

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Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries should ´reimburse´ USA for defense costs

Trump says North Atlantic Treaty Organisation countries should ´reimburse´ USA for defense costs

Trump has ramped up his rhetoric ahead of the talks - including in three separate tirades on Twitter on Monday and Tuesday - making the summit one of the most hard in years for the military alliance t...

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Facebook hit with penalty and fined £500,000 over Cambridge data row

Facebook hit with penalty and fined £500,000 over Cambridge data row

Media Committee chairman Damian Collins commented: "Given that the ICO is saying that Facebook broke the law, it is essential that we now know which other apps that ran on their platform may have scra...

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China Frees Wife of Nobel Peace Prize Winner

China Frees Wife of Nobel Peace Prize Winner

China on Tuesday allowed Liu Xia to fly to Berlin, ending an eight-year house arrest that drew global criticism and made the soft-spoken, chain-smoking 57-year-old poet with a shaven head a tragic i...

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Turkish Lira Slumps as Erdogan Names Son-in-Law as Economy Chief

Under the new decree, Erdogan will decide on the promotion of top army officers including colonels, brigadier generals, admirals and generals in the Turkish armed forces. A senior adviser to Erdogan l...

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Facebook faces first fine over Cambridge Analytica scandal

The penalty from the United Kingdom data watchdog, called the Information Commissioner's Office, could change as the agency discusses the matter further with Facebook. She said: "We are at a crossroad...

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Novichok nerve agent patient regains consciousness

The mother-of-three's family released a statement saying her death was "devastating" and that she was a "gentle soul who was generous to a fault" . Police are now searching for a "contaminated item...

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Illinois police officer off beat after dispute over Puerto Rican shirt

Illinois police officer off beat after dispute over Puerto Rican shirt

Speaking at an unrelated event, Preckwinkle called the incident "completely unacceptable" and offered her apologies to the victim for the "terrible experience". The officer can then be seen talking to...

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USA tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

USA tariffs take effect, China warns of 'counterattack'

China's tariffs on hundreds of USA goods include top exports such as soybeans, sorghum and cotton, threatening U.S. farmers in states such as Texas and Iowa who backed Trump in the 2016 USA election....

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Trump hails Boris Johnson as ‘a friend’

Trump hails Boris Johnson as ‘a friend’

Two parliamentary private secretaries - MPs who act as assistants to ministers - also quit their posts. But Mr Enders' latest statement, says "HM Government are going in the right direction". On Mon...

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Rescuers bring out another boy from flooded Thai cave

Rescuers bring out another boy from flooded Thai cave

Rescue chief Narongsak Osottanakorn on Sunday said four of the team - affectionately dubbed by Thai social media Wild Boars 1,2,3,4 - were "safe" but released few details about their condition or ...

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At least one dead in charter plane crash near Pretoria

At least one dead in charter plane crash near Pretoria

Images of the deadly crash soon emerged on social media, with users posting pictures of the wreckage at the scene. Police spokesman Isaac Mahamba told South African broadcaster eCNA: "There is smok...

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Listeria outbreak: Lidl recall MORE vegetables over deadly bacteria

Listeria outbreak: Lidl recall MORE vegetables over deadly bacteria

Listeria is a rare bacteria responsible for the disease listeriosis. A statement issued by the company last Wednesday said it had chosen to recall products from the plant in response to a decision b...

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Trump takes swipe at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation just days before crucial summit

Trump takes swipe at North Atlantic Treaty Organisation just days before crucial summit

Trump will meet the Russian leader in the Finnish capital on July 16. Yet the risk of a blowup is all the greater given Trump's habit of conflating defense spending with trade surpluses, a gripe tha...

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Skip the meeting: Martyred ANP hopeful Haroon Bilours son

Skip the meeting: Martyred ANP hopeful Haroon Bilours son

Bilour suffered serious injuries and was shifted to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. ANP senior leader Mian Iftikhar Hussain said the attack was meant to derail democracy and delay the...

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Thai boys freed from flooded cave

Thai boys freed from flooded cave

President Donald Trump tweeted Sunday: "The U.S.is working very closely with the Government of Thailand to help get all of the children out of the cave and to safety". The Thai navy SEAL unit, w...

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