• Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours
Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan ends 'peace fast' after 28 hours

Top party leaders were told by his ministers that chief minister ignored warnings about the growing unrest among farmers demanding adequate price for their produce and loan waver. They reportedly pressed for loan waivers and "satisfactory" prices for their farm produce. While appealing to the farmers to come forward and discuss all the issues...

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  • Alex Jones interview worthy, but NBC mishandled — CNN chief
Alex Jones interview worthy, but NBC mishandled — CNN chief

Kelly decided she would not do it apparently telling executives "that would then be a hit piece without giving him the chance to respond . It was basically instantaneous". What was in the audio leaks? The letter appears largely meant to apply more shame and pressure to NBC and Kelly. It's just another sign that Kelly is not up to the task of ...

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  • Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal
Eritrea says Qatar has not explained 'hasty' withdrawal

Djibouti, a close Western ally, hosts French and United States military bases and is the main route to the sea for Eritrea's arch foe and Washington's top regional ally, Ethiopia. The Qatari pullout comes as the Gulf emirate is locked in a bitter dispute with Saudi Arabia and its allies over alleged ties to Islamist extremists, a charge it denies.

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  • Security forces end 10-hour siege in Somali capital
Security forces end 10-hour siege in Somali capital

The blast largely destroyed the restaurant's facade and sparked a fire at the restaurant. Another senior member of the Somali security forces, Mohamed Hassan, said several people were rescued safe and sound by security forces. "The operation goes on", Abdiasis Abu Musab, the group's military spokesman, told Reuters . Pressure is growing on Som...

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  • The 5 Best Moments from Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game
The 5 Best Moments from Thursday's Congressional Baseball Game

Jennifer Scalise also is thanking the first responders who rushed to her husband's aid Wednesday and the staff at MedStar Washington Hospital Center , where her husband remains in critical condition. Many players, although wearing uniforms of various professional and college baseball teams within their states and districts, wore the purple caps of...

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  • Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'
Trump lashes out over probe into 'obstruction of justice'

Trump's Friday morning tweet capped off 24 hours of comments on Twitter about the investigation , including several remarks about his opponent in the 2016 election . Jared Kushner and his wife Ivanka Trump attend a news conference at the White House in Washington , US, March 17, 2017. Trump later said he had planned to fire Comey reg...

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  • Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit
Vowing to return, Rodman wraps up low-key Pyongyang visit

Two Americans affiliated with the Pyongyang University of Science and Technology, a private institution run by Korean American Christians, were detained in separate incidents in April and May. The State Department strongly warns against it, citing cases like Warmbier's. A Department of State spokeswoman won't say what envoy Joseph Yun gleaned a...

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  • The bloody terrorist attack in Tehran: new details
The bloody terrorist attack in Tehran: new details

On Tehran's enmity with Washington, the Iranian leader said "Some of the problems with the U.S. are essentially unresolvable as the US's problem with us has nothing to do with nuclear energy or human rights, their problem is with the principle of the Islamic Republic".

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  • Ireland scores 7 tries to overpower Japan 50-22
Ireland scores 7 tries to overpower Japan 50-22

But tries from Kenki Fukuoka and Yutaka Nagare in the dying minutes gave the 27,381-strong crowd something to cheer about, and left Japan head coach Jamie Joseph looking for an overall improvement when the two teams meet again in Tokyo next Saturday.

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  • Britain's Brexit Minister Says PM May Not a 'Dead Woman Walking'
Britain's Brexit Minister Says PM May Not a 'Dead Woman Walking'

At 4.30pm, Sabine Weyand, European Commission's deputy chief negotiator and Olly Robbins, permanent secretary, United Kingdom department for exiting the EU, will meet. Shadow worldwide trade secretary Barry Gardiner also appeared to soften Labour's stance on membership of the single market, acknowledging it was "an open question" whether Britai...

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  • Congressman Scalise undergoing a third surgery
Congressman Scalise undergoing a third surgery

Majority Whip Steve Scalise (R-LA) talks to other members during the first session of the 114th Congress in the House Chambers January 6, 2015. Sava said that he did not entirely understand reports that the shot in the hip with a high-powered rifle was not particularly serious.

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  • Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting
Lesbian Police Officer Hailed a Hero After Virginia Shooting

U.S. Capitol Police officer Crystal Griner was shot in the ankle exchanging fire with the gunman, along with congressional aide Zachary Barth and lobbyist Matt Mika. Federal law enforcement officials identified the alleged shooter as James Hodgkinson, 66, of Belleville, Illinois , who died following a shootout with authorities.

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  • Brazil court weighs president's fate in campaign funds case
Brazil court weighs president's fate in campaign funds case

A guilty verdict by the Supreme Electoral Tribunal would have annulled the 2014 victory, thus stripping Temer of the rest of his mandate. Brazilian President Michel Temer has been acquitted of accepting illegal donations during the campaign he ran with impeached leader Dilma Rousseff.

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  • Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister
Varadkar confirmed as Ireland's first gay prime minister

Enda Kenny left an administration with five women around the cabinet table; Varadkar's has only four. Leo Varadkar will now take over from Enda Kenny , who previously served as the Irish Prime Minister ( Taoiseach ) until he announced his retirement in May.

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  • Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy
Not much new in Trump's Cuba policy

The president added that his administration will expose the crimes of the Castro regime. The Cuban government response was restrained. "The Cuban people were so excited when President Obama came", Caridad Gonzalez, who runs a bed-and-breakfast, told Al Jazeera .

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  • Warriors: No decision made on White House
Warriors: No decision made on White House

I still feel like that today", he said. "I'm sure as a team we're gonna have a conversation (about a potential visit)", he said. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi invited the Golden State Warriors to the U.S. Warriors coach Steve Kerr expressed his disappointment with the election results last November saying after the election that Presid...

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  • Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks
Northern Ireland politics hits PM May's coalition talks

Since then there had been Assembly elections in March, followed by a series of negotiations, and then the British general election on June 8, which was again followed by talks on the DUP supporting the Conservative minority government in London .

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  • Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller
Knives coming out: Trump fans float the idea of firing investigator Mueller

Comey also suggested another factor in his termination was his declining to lift what Trump , during private phone conversations, described as the "cloud" of the Russian Federation probe hanging over his presidency that was making it hard for him to govern.

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  • Trump's deputy attorney general Rosenstein issues cryptic statement about anonymous sources
Trump's deputy attorney general Rosenstein issues cryptic statement about anonymous sources

As for the " witch hunt " claims, Friday wasn't the first time Trump used that term to referr to news reports surrounding the investigations . Rod Rosenstein recommended to President Trump that he fire former FBI Chief James Comey , though also made a decision to bring in Robert Mueller , now the probe's special counsel.

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  • Portuguese paper claims Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid
Portuguese paper claims Ronaldo wants to leave Real Madrid

Portuguese disappointed by the inertia of the club in resolving this issue and chose to leave Spain in order to face the attacks of the local tax services. I was lucky enough to do so in my first year. As a president you can't do anything other than let him go and get the best deal possible. With the collapse of their move for Antoine Griezmann...

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